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SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER S3, 1995.j…

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SKETTY HOUSE: RANSACKED,

ARRESTS BY THE BARRY POUCE.

SUNDAY CARD PLAYERS.

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THE KING'S SCOTCH ViSIT.

Football Accident. I -8

SUICIDE AT ABERAMAN. -----

SUNK IN SUEZ CANAL.

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I Late Mr Louis Tylor. .

ACTRESS AND THE POLICE.

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A FAMOUS FRENCH EXPLORER. Frenchmen of all classes would bear with regret of the death of CountjSavorgnan de]Brazza, tbo eminent French explorer. He was born in South America in 1852, his parents belonging 10 an old Italian family. As a boy his interest in travels attracted the attention of an Italian astronomer. Father Secchi. who gave him tbe mil of his observatory, and obtained for him a place in tbe Jesuit College at Paris. In 1868 he entered the Naval College at Brest, and in the Franco-German War ho took a part in the opera- tions in the North Sea and Msditecranean. In 1874 be was naturalised as a French subject, and a year later be was sent to explore tbe Ogove, a great nvev in French West Africa. He spent the next oic-lit years in exploring and M. de Brazza. annexing territory previously nnknown to Europeans. Hearing of Stanley's discovery of the Congo liver, de Brazza struck towards the northern portion of the fiver, and annexed it for Frwnce. Stanley protested with great vigour, and international complications ensued. At the I Berlin Congress of 1884-5, however. France I obtained practically all she claimed. His name is perpetuated by the trading station,Brazza- ville, which he founded on the north side of Stanley Pool. On his return to France, de Brazza was loaded with honours, and tinoe then 118 has been one of the principal supporters of Fiench Colonial expansion. Last April he was summoned from his retirement to inqnire into charges of maladministration in French Congo, and while engaged on this work he contracted the illness which resulted in his death at Dakar. The French Govornment authorised a State ftinethl. u

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A Splendid Exhibition.

HUNTERS.

HACKS OR nJDING HORSES.

HEAVY HORSES.

THE JUMPING.

",-_.----* LOCAL WEDDINGS.

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