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1 XCIE PROSECUTION AT SWANSEA.

THE EVANS WILL SUIT.

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TRADE REPORTS.

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LOSS OF A SWANSEA. V

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"Q1A8 BLSHRANGING IN AUS- TRALIA. A PJ&MBRGKESH1&E GreNTLEilAN SHOT. The Melbourne Argus giv^e the following graphic account 01 a light with bnehraugara at Waata- b&dgery On the north bauk ot tne Murruai. bicgee, about 100 miles norm by eaat of Albury, lies the station of VVantabaigery, the property ot Mr. C. 1. J, M'Dcnaid. There are t#o dwelllug- houees cn the station--an old oue whilh j. uader ti e care of Air. and Mrs. iveid, oituutyd about 27 miits from Gundagai, or half-way between that town and Wag^a, and a new viLa-lise building about a mile aito a half further east, whioh iii otoupieo by Dlr. M'I)Onaid ikiludc.,it and his station hul-de. On the afternoon ot JaturûdrY tha lowh ot Noveuioer, this placa waa "stuck up" by a fcang of fix bushrangers. The girl, vAs uuler r, leaotrefcip of a notorious Viotoriiu oriruia-I named bcott, who assumes the nom de plume Captain Moonlite." Scott 18 37 years o .¡ld, and u native of the north of Ireland. HtI 1-1 10 Bon cf a gentleman who acted as a olh, La .c 1 trate there, and he received a liberal eiiuomou. Vv hile quite a youth he cauie to tha -Jolom -a, au i fought as a volunteer in the Now Z .L.uu vv -c lie then came to Victoria, and ojj»oiu a lay leader of the Church of E gUfad. W'uol acministeriDg to tha epu».u.l W¡'UI> of tLe ba-uolua Marah disuioo ne stuCd tip" &r,d robbed the i, u, tu a li-ain, tx-T which he was Bentenccd to lo yeara' 1 u- prieionment. He was dischrr Yt,,i in a.i-rci l<*s< and curing the last few weeKa lie 0; -i.-itsaLi -a gang in this colony and pi ocvej,,a to :> j v 3¡).. t1 WaleB. Tee other uleu,'jolr tf tt!O g,u, JameB Nesbitt, aged 24; 1 huui*s Thomas Wiiliame, all.. L, C.L,,< Jouui, Graham Bennett, 20, lOud a boy of only lo y'a of tge, named Guetuvo 'Vtiutciie. lua t was thti son of ret-, c ,abie p^rcuta, ,vau in Melbourue. Tbw "lo umiiq th dr deuit a, Wantabadgery, for Lh" p(irpitio ui ou taining moie and bott.-r atais t,hia la-fy had, and aleo t,o eecaic homes. Tcny up tbe place w*>t « ouiy twj or ticaa et> vant,a wert) iii(r, bu(i their deprecations, hum g ciic ui ^ruOJU <t uuui- bezlut aociiivnal btit-o-- n^^ua e j oaumt uj and locisd in u >-><*» Iu thj avaaiK^ M'Doliaid -no hi. bro^h'ir, Jlr. l). idt, the L atoger, tu.0. iVt 1f.,u, a ut»g.i;>juc<u4 H >t* kc> f.<r, atiived, t. »d mri untie jir. Leveies proved r a then untrduiabio, and was, tacfvi. »or«, ikjcatd iiui lou^iny ttkU ll id, A jouo a n-eu ia' ill v.ia«)*roeratv 1 iu tha vant,iis rlilI s. rho 101,.1 t, day, loa: ot i ts R&Lg. in chrti-^e 01 tat 'p.isjdt.ra, Siotc, a-i'couipttnied by tho bvy ^WrHi uke we_i c to ..a o d station and the ijcal pubi u sj. p I'. obtained additional arrna at e^oh plaoj, ,.111 ia prisoners of Mr. and Mrs. riaid and an old t ^u»-* iabocrer who lived at tbe uld atatiozi, and of six men bo were found at tho hotel. Aa the old laaie L-.i,n lagged behind the othur priaoaers, Soott stabbed him in the hip wo-ilh a bovio knife. Luiing the afternoon Scott gava fdr. Baynas five mmuiea to live, ana reade preparations for haug- iiig liuo to i tree, bus rt ioitcd whan the wotaea c. mmtncfed to shriek, That nighty25 men aud a Lumber of women wore prisoners of the gang at tie etadon. The vn it tu the notèlted to intoroia- tiun bei-g conveyed to tue W;%gL& poiica. Four rooutited trccptri from Wasga arrived atdiybraak, and called upon the bushrangers to surrender. SiiDta were exchanged, and the pclice were repulsed and their h or sea captured. A raincurceme, t of five troopers, under Sergeant Oar.oil, arrived in the foreucoc, and the fang; having in tha maantime left the station; were purened. The buahrangird were found at the hous s of a selector namei U, 6 lede, wherathey had been regalingthewselves a:.d their prisoners with brandy and milk. On the app< arance of tl,e police they prepedfor another encounter, end their prisoners took to flight. The police attacked t.hem in open order, deploying in twos around t'ie house. Th.y blizjd away tt each other for about half an honr. The butb. lii gers fired from behind fenc36 arouid the 1 onee, and the police from behind trees. Ihe fci y Wtrnecke fought like a tiger. lIe shot Constable Barry EI horse under him and sent several b1.Jl..á unpleasantly close to Barry him. fcelf. As be was tunning from a fence to reach a better Pohill-li Barry aimed at him deliberately, and shot lim oead thrcngh the aide. The polioa gradually aavai.ced from tree to tree, and drove tt e remaining desperadoes into a detached back kitchen. After a good deal of powder and shot had been expended, Sergeant Carroll led an assault upon the kitchen, and in this raUy Constable Bowin was fatally wounded, a bullet from Moc iilite's rifle entering his neokand lodging near his tpine. A shower of bulleta waa poured into the face and windows of the kitchen, and on Cerroll storming the back door the surviving btshrargera surrendered. Neabitt was found lying dead cn the floor with a bullet hole in his right temple, and Bennett, waa wouuded in the arm. Rogan succeeded in escaping, but was found next cay under a bed in .M..GleJ's house. The bodies of the two dead offenders and the prisoners were taken to Gundagai. An inquest was held on the bodies, and a verdict of justifiable hoaiicide wap returned. The prisoners were brought bafore tte police oourt, and were committed for trial at Sydney on various charges, ranging from robbery to murder. Constable Bowen died from his wound on the Sunday after the encounter. Much regret is expressed at his untimely end. He waa only 28 years of age, and leavea a young wife. Be was born at Cainrhos, Pembrokeshire, near Haverfordwest, and was theson of a Church of EL gland olergyman.

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