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A NEW REFORM ASSOCIATION.

n THE SUICIDE OF VICTOR TOWNLEY.I

.A MILITARY SCANDAL.

MANCHESTER ART WORKMEN'S EXHIBITION.

AN EXECUTION IN JAPAN.

¡— A DREADFUL DEATH ON THE…

THE LATE CARDXNAL WISEMAN.

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The Kilkenny Moderator gives the following outline of the Cardinal's lineage:— His father we have always understood—and the name would seem to corroborate the inference—was of English blood. His mother was unquestionably of Irish descent, as she was a member of the old family of Strange or Strang, of our own county of Kilkenny —a family whose old feudal chief residence, the Castle of Dunkitt, still exists, but in ruins, crowning a rocky eminence over the Blackwater river, at a short distance above its confluence with the Suir, neai VVaterford, and forming a romantic feature in the picturesque scenery of the southern portion of oui county. The Stranges, although a Kilkenny family kept up an intimate connexion with Waterford, and the house settled in the latter city. Peter Strange reo Waterford in Parliament in 1559 and it lb.34 Richard Strange, Esq., of Dunkitt, was returned as its representative. This gentleman would appear to havj STn wurthe* of.Ma'y Strange, the wife of Johr Mac-Walter Wash, the famous poet of the Welsh Mountains in the seventeenth century; and if so, h< hu £ band of a remarkable woman, Jobanm btrange, who according to the traditions of the districi was endowed with prophetic powers, and foretold tht visitation of the Cromwellian regime in Ireland. On* ot the Irish poems of her son in law, John Mac-Waltei ]v^u1 .se1fin liken her to Cassandra of old, as beinj a ea to nave her predictions disbelieved till it was to< late for her countrymen to profit by the warnings sh4 Had given. His relationship to the Stranges of thii county was always acknowledged by Cardinal Wise man, and when he came to our city seven or eighi i Je? £ S rCVhe a special visit, as a near relative [ mil r -f 3" James Butler, who was a member o tWotamily if we do not much mistake, his mother') siscert

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- THE FEDERAL ARMY.

DARING ESCAPE OF A PRISONER.

I. \ A LAWYER'S PERSONAL LUGGAGE.

A FEW HINTS ABOUT COTTAGE…

CARDINAL WISEMAN'S SUCCESSORS

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ROMANCE AND CRIME IN AMERICA.

ERUPTIONS OF ETNA AND VESUVIUS.

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- APPLYING TO THE WRONG PERSON.

AN AMERICAN MURDE.

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