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A POVERTY-STRICKEN BOARD.

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A POVERTY-STRICKEN BOARD. At t;:eir last; meeting the Bolton poor-law guar- dians found themselves in an extraordinary fix, there not tiein; a penny of money to their credit in bank, an. I no apparent means of obtaining any. Meanwhile, outside the gates of the workhouse a crowd of poor persons were patiently waiting pay- ment of their weekly relief money. It appeared that the gu--irili:ui3 had spent all the money belonging to the rite- and some borrowed money as well, while th..y had taken no notice of a warning given to hem ;>- to their state of bankruptcy. Things were 1oo1,illg exce- ( ntrly awkward or th,' hoard when one of the ;.ssi t,; uit-over^eer earn.. to the re-cue with a cheque whieli enabled the guardians to meet the more iajn._ui.ue demands on th-.n.

LONDON FOGS.

NEW COUNTY-COURT RULES.

THE PHIDIAS STATUE.

ATTEMPTED MURDER AT PESTff.

IAFGHANISTAN.

AFFAIRS OF TURKEY. -

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