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TURKISH SOLDIERS.

THE NEW BRITISH IRONCLADS.

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TORPEDOES.

BREACH OF PROMISE.

EXECUTION AT WINCHESTER.

NAVAL PREPARATIONS.

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NAVAL PREPARATIONS. It is stated that the Admiralty have purchased two armour-plated ships at present in the London Docks which were built by contract in this country for the Turkish Government, but were prevented leaving by the English Government on the outbreak of hostilities between Russia and Turkey. The Admiralty have sent orders to the Devonport Dockyard that every effort is to be made, by adver- tisement and otherwise, to engage an unlimited number of artisans of all classes for several months' work. Ships in preparation are being still further pressed forward. The complement of officers and men for the iron- clad turret-ship Monarch, fitting at Chatham Dock- yard, ia 628. Every exertion is being used to have the vessel completed by as early a period as possible, as she is required to be forthwith commissioned. The work which is now being carried out is the fitting of the torpedo apparatus on board. A number ef Royal Marines are held in readiness for embarkation from the Chatham division to join the various vessels of the Mediterranean squadron. The loading of the steamship Bonnie Kate, to take out a cargo of tnilitary stores for Malta, commenced at Woolwich Arsenal with the embarkation of shells for the 38-ton guns was proceeded with. Extra hands have been taken on in each of the departments at the arsenal. The main factory of the Royal Laboratory presents a very busy appearance, whilst the numerous factories devoted to the manufacture of bullets, car- tridges, and explosives of various kinds are now in full operation. In the carriage department many more hands will be taken on during the next few days.

ITHE DEFENCES OF 1SHE THAMES.

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THE BRADLAUGH-BESANT APPEAL.

A NEW ANIMAL.

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DOG LICENSES.

THE ORSINI BOMB OUTRAGE AT…

GROSS INHUMANITY IN A WORKHOUSE.".

A SHIP BURNT AT SEA.

THE SANDY POINT MUTINEERS.

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EXPLOSIONS IN MINES.

THE PHONOGRAPH.

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