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FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. -

THE LOW LODGING-HOUSES OF…

A PLEA FOR RAILWAY SERVANTS.

A HINT TO REFORMERS.

THE EFFECT OF A "MINISTERIAL…

AN EXTRAORDINARY SWINDLE.

A TURKISH PRINOE!

THE POST-OFFICE.

PROVING HIM DEAD.

THE EARL OF SHAFTESBURY ON…

A HINT.

THE QUEEN AND THE CATTLE PLAGUE.

THE LAW OF TREASURE TROVE.

A SENSATIONAL TELEGRAM.

VACCINATION FOR CATTLE, &c.,…

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SEIZURE OF ARMS IN DUNDALK.…

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SEIZURE OF ARMS IN DUNDALK. a On Saturday morning, the Dundalk police effected an extensive seizure of rifles, bayonets, and pistols, which had just arrived by the steamboat from Liver- pool. No information whatever had been given about the matter; but, looking over the invoices of the goods, a list of which is now daily supplied to the police the designation of certain goods, viz., cases," without throwing any light, as to the contents, excited their suspicions. The next morning the steamboat arrived at the quay at about six o'clock, but long before that time Sub-Constables Morehead and Read were at their posts, and eagerly scanned all the goods that were unshipped. After various other packages had been removed which had no interest for the police, two men were soon visible on the tramway carrying a flat box, and as they walked along the plank from the boat to the land it was easily seen that their strength was put to the test. The box was laid down, and the men returned to the boat, and another box came, which was followed by a third. No more having made their appearance, those which had just been landed were about to be taken to the railway station, when the police went over and seized the boxes. The camera were not a little surprised, but they were obliged to succumb to the tap of authority. The boxes were laid on the ground, and, of course, as there was only a very meagre suspicion attached to their con- tents, a satisfactory peep was all that the police desired. The contents of the boxes were from Birmingham, f8 lhre outside indicated, and they were directed to Mr. bhera, an extensive ironmonger in that locality After some difficulty the boxes wer^ forced open, and the gleam of satisfaction which reigned on the counte- nance of the police evinced success. Packed neatly together in the first box were 30 well-finished carbines; under these lay concealed a number of large pistols^ together with a quantity of moulds for making bullets. The under boxes were then examined, and their efforts were met with similar success each contained about 30 heavy double-barrelled guns, not unlike the ordinary fowling-pieces,"but resembling rifles. By this time a large crowd had congregated, and the police, after shutting and binding their treasure, had some difficulty in making their way to the barracks. The affair, when made known through the town, created con! siderable excitement, for on the day previous a similar seizure had been effected. • ■ ^the seizure in the morning created any excitement, it was redoubled when the news spread over the town that another and more extensive one had been effected. Sub-Constables Neil and Gorman were on duty in eve about five o'clock, and, 0n -^e ^uivive, and the recent seizures made them scan with a critical eye every object which T^d n?} cr(rate the slightest suspicion. In the middle of the street is the forge, at which there are always a number of carts standing, waiting the shoeing of horses. The constables went over to one of the carts, on which were some boxes, and suspect- ing, from the outward shape, that there might be something inside worth looking for, forced the box open, and discovered about 50 rifles. There was also in another box a large number of bayonets. The boxes were taken to the barracks, where they were safely secured. It appeared that the carter did not know the contents of the boxes, but was merely taking them to their destination in county Cavan.

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THE MARKETS.

ENDOWED GRAMMAR SCHOOLS.

A DARING ESCAPE.

A SPORTSMAN OF THE OLD SCHOOL.