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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.".

A SHIP BURNT AT SEA.

THE SANDY POINT MUTINEERS.

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EXPLOSIONS IN MINES.

THE PHONOGRAPH.

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A JUDGMENT REVERSED. — The AttorS0F General had, on behalf of the Crown, laid an infoflOf* tion charging the defendant, Mr. Henry Lamplou^! that he did, in September, 1876, expose and and vend a bottle of medicine containing a preparation to be used and applied as a medicine medicament for the prevention, cure, and relief.^ disorders and complaints incidental to and affectxw the human body, called Laraplough's Effervesci^ Pyretic Saline, wherein he had, or claimed j have, an occult secret or art for making preparing the same," and that he did sell it "without the cover, wrapper, or label P^ vided by the Commissioners of Stamps for den0*2' the duty chargeable on such bottle. The info*10^ tion came on for trial before Mr. Baron an^l a special jury, at Westminster, when, cer^f evidence having been given, a verdict for a £ 10 was taken by the Crown, subject to the opinion of Court above on the point of law involved. The tion accordingly came on for argument before Lord Chief Baron and BaronsCleasbyand on a motion to enter the verdict for the defendant, the Court was divided in opinion, the Lord Chief 13 being of opinion that the preparation in question not a medicine within the meaning of the under which it was sought to be taxed, while Cleasby and Huddleston took a contrary view, gave judgment for the Crown. From this dedsif^Sj^ the Court of Appeal, consisting of Justices Bram^XJj Brett, and Cotton, the defendant now appealed, .-M question involved depended on the construction ■at should be placed on certain Acta of Parliament- the 44th Geo. Ill, stamp duties were chargeabl0 certain patent medicines which were specified .gfc schedule byname, and also by general words. j was repealed by the 52nd Geo. III., c. 150, BO WJ, regarded the schedule, and anotherscheaule wasense. which set forth the articles to be taxed in j order, and under the heading waters appeared i J artificial waters impregnated with soda, or alkali, or carbonic acid gas, and all composition^ f liquid and solid state. It is admitted that it fo^jJj I an artificial mineral water when the ingredient* in a solid state were mixed with water, and woul< | such be liable to be taxed but for the amending I the 3rd and 4th William IV., c. 97, sec. 20. FOf defendant it was contended that Pyretic Saline j beveragewhichwas.inpointof fact,an artificial mi" ys water, and therefore exempt from duty; while i Crown it was submitted that it did not come *1^ f the provisions of the repealing Act as an art# | water, but the contrary, as its sale depended k medicinal properties. On the conclusion of the .M' I ments their lordships delivered an unanimous S ment, holding that it was the intention of j Legislature by the repealing Act of William 1^* | exempt all these waters from taxation, even if vendors held that they were beneficial for humft& I ments, and therefore that the Pyretic Saline I chargeable with duty." The judgment of the below was accordingly reversed, and the appeal all° i with costs. ( REMISSION OF SENTENCES.—On the 21)1ii (I, January last a military prisoner under | 336 days for insuboraination and assaulting J. I superior officers at Western Heights, TjoveT' now an inmate of Bedford Prison, wa» guilty | similar offence on the officers of the prif ,en, | was investigated by the Visiting J unices, and^ prisoner ordered further punishment. On the j sion referred to, two other milita\^ » the assault, went to the warder*' assistance, L praiseworthy was their condu ct that the I Justices directed the governor of the prif Roberts) to report the ca«» to the War Office aU^.jji' ties, and the result has Veen that the Comm»»% Chief submitted the t&aes of, the two prisoners^ f [ Queen, and her Majesty was graciously remit the unexpired portion of the j awarded these *men, in consideration of the as& up* [ rendered by them in rescuing the officers ot m which thoy were confined. Both these itf' accordingly set at liberty on Wednesday. a prisonment of one expired on the 23rd of Octobe^l f the other on the 4th of June, 1878. JOSEPH THE SECOND or AUSTRIA was F travelling incognito, and one day he reached I inn on his route before the retinue came up. f a retiring room he began shavin g himself* poy I inquisitorial landlord was anxious to. know wb»l f his guest held about the person of t oe Emper°r' I shave him sometimes1' was his majf ety*s replf* | JUDGE LUSH rather posed a (jounael day. The case was an alleged infringement [ license. Counsel contended that minstrelsy proved. Ho argued that they must all play to be minstrels, whereas there was onJ y one. t how about Sir Walter Scott's 'Lay .0f the 0 strel ?' asked the judge and the counsel > to have a drink. Prteted and published by the propm«rf ,0r, JOBS Pf < KOBXETS, at his General Printings Office, Jf°', jjt i lane, Cardigan, in the parish of Saint Mary8 I County of Cardigan.—Saturday, F* t>, 23, 1879- j

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