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^OTHER'S BRUTAL PUNISHMENT.

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^OTHER'S BRUTAL PUNISHMENT. The terrible castigaticn of a nine-year-old ,60y was described at Clerkenwell (London) .Police-court on Tuesday, when Mrs. Cecelia Stevenson, the wife of a clerk, was sentenced to â¢â¢^htee months' imprisonment for cruelly beating "Jlltr son Arthur, and Mrs. Alford, a neighbour, ,.as sentenced to two months for assisting her. The child had killed a bird belonging to Mrs. ..Alford-accide ut ally, he saidâand his mother, .no was said to have been under the influence ,.A)f drink, took his clothes down and gave him iortystrokes with a cane, while Mrs. Alford "Id his head. Neighbours heard the boy screaming, and .«8&lled the police in. An inspector of the jSfational Society for the Prevention of Cruelty â do Children said he had previously warned the parents about beating the boy. He doesn't look a yery unruly boy, this little ,AOn of yours," said Mr. d'Eyncourt. "I assure ^o« Iiie is, sir," his father "replied. The magistrate himself viewed the marks on -4he boy's body, and described the caning as a brutal puninhment."

DEATH OF A ROTHSCHILD.

.■«-COAL STRIKE RIOTS.

ALPINE FATALITY, 1

FATAL CYCLING ACCIDENTS.I

' A BOY BURGLAR.

A TERRIBLE ORDEAL.

PAUPER LA D'S VOICE.

TOWN TTNBER WATER.

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HOME HINTS.

FUN AND FANCY.

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HOLIDAY TRAGEDY.