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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

A WONDERFUL BLIND CARRIER.

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WESLEY AN MISSION TO OHINA.

A WILL CASE.

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A WILL CASE. In the Probate Court, on Thursday, the case of Finch v. Finch was heard. This was a suit instituted for'the purpose of propounding the will of the late James Finch, who resided in Jubilee-street, and who died on the 6th of April, 1866. Dr. Deane, Q. C., who, with Mr. Browning appeared for the plaintiff, stated that the case was a very pecu- liar one. In June, 1865, the deceased appeared to have executed a will by which he appointed his daughter, Mary Hester Finch, his sole executrix and universal legatee. The will was drawn up by a person of the name of Glaice, at whose house it was executed. After it was executed it was put into an envelope and given to the testator, who took it home with him. A few weeks before his death he told his daughter that he had made a will in her favour, and that it was placed in a drawer in his bedroom. After the testator's death the will was not found, and the plaintiff suspected, from conversations she had previously had with her brother, the defendant in this case, to the effect that their father's property should be divided between them, that he had abstracted the will. He had possession of the keys of the drawer in which the will was, and the plain- tiff, soon after the testator's death, met him coming out of the room with something under his coat. He was also accused by Glaice, who prepared the will, of having abstracted it, when he was said, to have become very pale. The question, therefore, arose whether, the will not having been found after the testator's death, it had been destroyed by him for the purpose of revoking it, or whether from the circumstances stated the Court would hold that the will had been abstracted by the son, and would grant probate of the draft of it. The defendant had been cited, but did not appear. After hearing the evidence the Court held that the will which the testator executed in June, 1865, in favour of the plaintiff, was in existence at the time of the tes- tator's death, and accordingly pronounced for the will, ordering probate to pass upon the draft of it.

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CONVICTION OF ~A GANG OF BURGLARS.

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