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THE VOLUNTEER REVIEW AT BRIGHTON.

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DEPARTURE OF EMIGRANTS.

BANQUET TO MR. GEORGE HUDSON.

THIEVES' SUPPER.

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THE COLLECTION OF TAXES.

DEATH OF PROFESSOR MAGNUS.

BABOO KESHUB CHUNDER SEN.

:GOOD FRIDAY IN THE EAST-END…

DEATH OF THE DUCHESS OF BERRI:

THE UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE.

CHARGE AGAINST A BOY OF THIRTEEN.

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CHARGE AGAINST A BOY OF THIRTEEN. At the Richmond Petty Sessions, on Monday, a little boy named Sydney Herring, thirteen years of age, re- siding at Mortlake, was charged wirh entering the dweliing-house of Mr. Lucas, Mortlake, and stealing therefrom a gold watch, two gold chains (one of which was valued a.t £16), two gold earrings, five gold finger rings, one gold brooch, one silver and agate bracelet, one tortoise8bell and gold brooch, a pincushion, a ring case, two gold pins, and other articles, of the value of £52 15-s. 6d., the property of the said Allan Lucas. Mrs. Lucas, said I last saw the jewelry produced safe at 9 o'clock on Thursday night. 1 kept it in a drawer in my bedroom. At dinner-time on Friday I was in my bedroom for ten minutes or a quarter of an hour, but did not notice that anything had been disturbed then. At about half-past 3 in the afternoon of Friday, on going upstairs, I observed my bunch of keys and the watchkey produced lying on the stair carpet on the landing immediately under the trap door leading to the roof of our house. I picked them up, and went to my bedroom, which I found in great dis- order; my drawer was open and I found my jewelry was missing. (Witness here described the various articles and identified the gold watch, two chains, bracelet, five rings, pair of earrings, and other artlcle8 produced, of the value of j635. It was stated that they were only a part of the missing property; the other portion consisted of two gold rings, three sets of gold earrings, two gold scarf pins, and five gold seals.) As soon as I dis- covered the robbery I ran to a window and called in Mr. Skinner, our landlord, who came in and discovered foot- marks near the hatchway or trap door, WhICh had been opened, and the gold brooch was picked up on the frame of the trap door. I know the prisoner lives next door with his parents, but I have never encouraged him in my house. There is an empty house on the other side of us, and I believe the entry was made from the roof of that house. On Saturday morning the prisoners mother came and told me she was sorry to say that it was her own little boy who had committed the robbery, that he was nowhere to be found, and that her husband had'taken part of the pro- perty which had been found In the empty house to the police- station, and about a quarter of an hour afterwards the pri- soner's mother came again and gave me the gold albert, stating that her daughter had found it up the chimney; sub- sequently she brought In the bracelet and one ring, which she said she found in h6r garden, and after that the watch was brought to me by an elder brother of the prisoner. Emily Herring said I am the mother of the pri. soner, and the wife of Benjamin Herring, architect and surveyor, of 1.5, Manor-villas. I first heard of the robberv from Mrs. Lucas herself at half-past three on Good Friday. My eldest son went and fetched two policemen. I found that my daughter s dressing-case had been broken opem and some money taken out, and I then suspected that my son had committed the robbery at Mr. Lucas's, he having absconded from home. My fright was so great that I did not take any no tips of it till my husband returned home at about six o'clock. I missed my son once before, and found him up on the roof. He was brought home by his brothers on Satur- day evening. Police-constable Courtney proved seeing the pri- soner go into his father's house about five o'clock on Saturday evening. Witness followed hici in, took him into custody, and told him the charge; when he said, If Mrs. Lucas will forgive me, I will show you where I hid some of the things in St. Mary's grove." Wit- ness took the prisoner there, and he then stated that he put them in a cupboard in the empty house, where they were found. A remand was granted, it being thought that there must be an accomplice concerned in the robbery.

AMENDMENT OF THE GAME LAWS.

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