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DEATH OF LORD POL WARTH.

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ANOTHER SCENE IN THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE…

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ANOTHER SCENE IN THE GLOUCES- TERSHIRE ELECTION. Mr. Octavius Long, steward to Lord Fitzhardinge, of Berkeley Castle, and Mr. Thomas Taylor Pearce, farmer, of Berkeley, were indicted at Gloucester Assizes on Saturday, for assaulting Henry Bailey, and doing him grievous bodily harm, at Berkeley, on the polling day of the late West Gloucestershire election. Mr. Motteram conducted the prosecution; and Mr. Gough and Mr. Stratton the defence. Mr. Motteram said the defendants were strong par- tisans of Mr. C. Berkeley, the unsuccessful candidate at the last West Gloucestershire election, the presecutor being a supporter of the successful candidate, Colonel Somerset. The result of the election exasperated Mr. Berkeley's friends, who were very strong at Berkeley, and as the prosecutor, who was an old man, was leaving Berkeley to go home with other supporters of Colonel Somerset, they were followed by a crowd, when the defendants united to attack them, and Mr. Bailey was attacked, beaten, and thrown on the ground by the defendants. For the defence Mr. Gough set up a very different version of the affair to that presented in the evidence on the part of the prosecution. He alleged that Mr. Bailey had provoked the attack, and had actually struck the first blow at Mr. Pearce, and that then Pearce took his stick from him, and beat him in return. After hearing the evidence, and the charge of the learned judge, the jury found the prisoners guilty of an assault. His Lordship said that being their opinion he was able to pass a lighter sentence than if they had found the prisoners guilty of actually causing grievous bodily harm, and he sentenced them to three months' imprison- ment without hard labour.

AN INSURANCE CASE.

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THE PUBLIO HEALTH.

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OPINIONS OF THE PRESS.

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DEATHS FROM SUNSTROKE.

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CHE LATE VISIT OF THE BELGIAN…