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TWO YEARS FOR ASSAULT.

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TWO YEARS FOR ASSAULT. At the Leeds Assizes, sentence of two years' bard labour was passed upon John Clarke, S8, a pit sinker, of Mai thy, for having attempted to eoiiiinit an assault on Jessie Maria Mountain, a 16cilool teacher, of Doncaster, at Edlington. Miss Mountain was attacked in broad day light, and was rescued by a party of members ot the York Arehseological Society. In her evi- dence she said that, as she was cycling home on June 18, she was attacked by the prisoner, ,ai:d a struggle, lasting a quarter of an hour, followed. Prisoner, in his defence, suggested the prose- cutrix walked with him of her own accord, He was found guilty, and, in imposing the maximum penalty, the Commissioner expressed regret that he could not give a greater punish- ment for a cowardly outrage inton a lonely and delicate woman and an equally cowardly de- fence.

THE SEARCH FOR ISLANDS.

I,PETITIONS TO PARLIAMENT.

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VICAR'S NOVEL APPEAL.j

RIOTS IN BELFAST.

I SMALL HOLDINGS ACT. '

MAYPOLE COLLIERY DISASTER.

A HEARTLESS HUSBAND.

E VEIN ING DRESS IN COURT.

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PERILOUS RESCUE OF A DOG.

POTATOES FOR PAUPERS.