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PASSING EVENT*, RUMOURS, &o.

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PICTURES OF MISERY!

"SENSATION" TRIALS IN AUSTRIA.

THE END OF "JENNY, THE CAT-SKINNER!"

ITHE BISHOP OF SALISBURY AND…

FENIAN DENUNCIATION OF HEAD…

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THE SUCCESSOR OP HIAD CENTRE…

THE ILLEGALITY of TRADES'…

HOW TO AVOID STRIKES.

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A SHIP ON FIRE IN THE RIVER…

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A CHARGE OF PERJURY AGAINST…

A CHARMING CITY TO LIVE IN!

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A CHARMING CITY TO LIVE IN! The following account of Denver city, the capital of the mining district of Colorado, and the half-way house to the Salt Lake Valley, is from Mr. Hepworth Dixon's Nevj America. Ten years ago Denver had no existence five years ago it was a wifeless city. Five year8 ago," said one of the inhabitants to Mr. Dixoni I would have given a ten-dollar piece to have seen the skirt of a servant girl a mile off." Now, there are a good many English and American ladies—say a dozen or more—settled there with their husbands, and, in consequence, as the author observes, "a very charm. ing though very limited, society of the better sex." Still, Denver is scarcely the place in which one would re- commend a couple of elderly maiden ladies, hesitating between Bath and Cheltenham to pitch their tent. Here is its description :— Denver is a city of 4.000 people; with ten or twelve streets laid out; with two hotels, a bank, a theatre, halt-a-dozen ehape18, 11f17 gambliDC-housel, and 100 grogshops. As you wander aisout these not and dirty -tredl, you seem to be walking in a city of demons. Evoy fifth house appears to he a bar, a whisky shop, a lager beer saloon; every tenth house appears to be either a brothel or a gaming house very often both In one. In these horrible dens a man's life is of no more worth than a dog's. Until a C'uple of years ago, when a change for the better began, It was quite usual tor honest folks to be awakened from their sleep ty the noise of exploding puns, and when daylight came to and that a dead body had been tossed from a window Into the street. £ fo inquiry was ever made into the cause of death, Decent people merely said, "Well, there is one sinner less in Denver, and may his murderer meet his match to-morrow." Denver, and may hb murderer meet bil match to-morrow." Such a population as this needs to be ruled with a strong hand, and the strong band is forthcoming in the shape of William Gilpin, Governor of Colorado; Robert Wilson, Sheriff of Denver; and a Vigilance Committee. This Vigilance Committee is a modern reproduction of the famous Vehmgericht:— No one knows by name the members of this stern tri- bunal: every rich, every active man In the place Is thought to be of It and you may hear, In confidential wh spers, the names of persons who are supposed to be ita leaders, ministers, and executioners. The association is secret, its agents are many, and nothing, I am told, escapes the know- ledge—hardly anything escapes the action of this dread, irresponsible court. A man disappears from the town; it II an offence to inquire about him you see men shrug their shoulders; perhaps yon hear the mysterious word* "gone up." Gone up, In the slang of Denver, means gone up a tree—that ia to say, a cotton tree—by which is meant a par- ticular cotton tree growing on the town creek. In plain English, the man is said to have been hung. This secret committee holds its sittings in the night, and the time tor Its executions is in the silent hours between twelve and two, when honest people should be all asleep In their beds. Sometimes, when the storekeepers open their doors in Mainttreet, they find a corpse dangling on a branch; but commonly the body is cut down before dawn, removed to a suburb, where it is thrown into a hole like that of a dead dog In most cases the place of burial is kept a secret from the people, so that no If gal evidence of death can be found.

A FEARFUL STRUGGLE WITH A…

LETTING A FURNISHED HOUSE.

A FEARFUL DEATH!

RHYMES FOR REFORMERS.

SCOLDING FROM THE PULPIT.

AN EXTENSIVE BANK ROBBERY.

ACROBATS FROM JAPAN.

.HIS CAREER STOPPED!

A SHOCKING CASE-HEARTLESS…

MR. SAMUEL MORLEY AND HIS…

IN A FIX-AND KNOWING IT!

CHARGE OF EXTORTION AGAINST…

DEPLORABLE ACCIDENT.

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