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TURKISH SOLDIERS.

THE NEW BRITISH IRONCLADS.

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TORPEDOES.

BREACH OF PROMISE.

EXECUTION AT WINCHESTER.

NAVAL PREPARATIONS.

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.".

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GROSS INHUMANITY IN A WORK- HOUSE. (From the "Sheffield Telegraph.") AJ? "»quest has been held at the Glossop Workhouse 0n the body of a boy named Hall, flrjt witness examined was Ann Hall, of Stoke- upon-Trent, who said she was the mother of the deceased, who was six yearw old. On Saturday, the ^nd inst., they left Hayfield and walked to Glossop. At this time the child was 01. and continued to com- Elam on the way to Glossop. They entered tne woasop Union Workhouse about six o'clock in the of same day. When they entered the Ter7 U1> complaining of pain in the bowels. drew the attention of the porter to him, at rfe time asking if there was a doctor in the house He said no, but there was one ST. hoaM» but he did not live there. J not him to send for the doctor. ^e d«|j»ot think the deceased was so 01 it turned ♦ She had some tea in her pocket, and the porter to give her some warm water to boil it that she might Kite the child some. He gave it to her. At this tune the child was lying upon the office floor upon a rug. After she had given the deceased a little of the tea, without any food, she took him to the caeual Ward, where they were to spend the night. The u D| consisted of some raised boards, without either pea clothes or straw to lie upon. She wrapped him in a rug and laid him down. This was between eight and nine o'clock. She slept in the same room. After «?i *»[ »hout an hour, the deceased complaining au the tune of the pain in his bowels, she heard a ra*ue m his throat, and said to another woman, Uh, my child is deadThey got up, and called for assistance, and an old man came. The old man then jront for the nurse, who had not seen the deceased *he nurse went for the master of the union, A JU ktter ordered the body to be taken to the if?8' also ordered witness's chUdren and washed and taken into the house. No iooa was offered to the deceased until nearly nine o ciocx, when some gruel and dry bread were brought ai2 "kSPWg ward. Wm. Potter, porter at the Workhouse, said he remembered the de- MMed, his mother, and two older children coming into the casual waiting-room, about six o'clock Saturday evening, the 2nd inst. Nothing was said to him that the child was ill until an °uf "terwards, wben the mother asked him to • ~|y »«>« hot water to make some tea for the de- v? waa He did so, and seeing the deceased Mf told her to take the child to bed, which bed consisted of a raised platform of bare boards. There I. Af10 ^^othes, witness gave her some rugs for nerseit, another woman, and her children. They gave Out supper a little before nine o'clock, and the de- ceased, although ill, would not have received any food tuQe, when he would get his with the r» printed rules for witness's guid- r' Howard, the medical officer, said that death • j rom inflammation of the bowels. If the deceased been attended to when first admitted, he might • The mode of admitting casuals into the house is radically bad. One of the other two children admitted with the deceased was suffering from measles. It was essential to the deceased's chance of life that he should have had some food given to him when first admitted. The coroner, in summing up the evidence, said that when he thought of that poor little waif rolling on the floor of the waiting-room in torture for two hours in an institn tion like the workhouse, which was specially pro- vided for such cases; when he saw in our boasted Christian country a child treated as this child was —no food, no medical aid; no, sot even a word of sympathy—it made his heart sick at our vaunted civilisation and hnmamty. Not one of the jury, if his dog were ill, would have treated it as this poor child was treated. There oould not be a doubt in any of their minds as to the cause of deatb, after bearing the evidence of the doctor, which to his mind was con- clusive, and led him to instruct them to return a verdict of death from inflammation of the bowels, accelerated by neglect. It was well for the porter that he had no written rules to guide him, for if he bad possessed such ind had acted in the careless and heart- less manner in which he bad acted, he -(the coroner) would have felt it his duty to instruct tbem to return a verdict of manslaughter against him. A verdict in accordance with the coroner's ruling was then re- turned.

A SHIP BURNT AT SEA.

THE SANDY POINT MUTINEERS.

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EXPLOSIONS IN MINES.

THE PHONOGRAPH.

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