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MR. O'BRIEN SHOT AT IN AMERICA.

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KILLED BY HIS SHIPMATES.

A FOND AND FOOLISH COUPLE.

DESPERATE FIGHT WITH A WOLF.

POLITE PRINCE BISMAHCK

ZULULAND.

~8TATE^JF UiKLAHD.

RELEASE OF FATHER RYAN. !

AGRARIAN OUTRAGES.

THIRTY FAMILIES TURNED OUT.

BURMAH.

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BURMAH. The surrender of the Limbin Prince is (says a Rangoon correspondent) an event of considerable im- portance. He was the last legitimate Alaungpa Prince in the field against us, and with his submission the confederacy cf southern Shan chiefs formed to support him is broken up. There is every reason to believe that all the Shan chiefs will now submit with- out further trouble. The Shan States were the only districts remaining in Upper Burmah where there was reason to fear any attempt at organised resistance. Mr. Crosthwaite in a few days will proceed to Ningyan to visit the eastern district of the upper province and inspect the Tounghoo-Mandalay line of railway, which is being rapidly constructed. Lower Burmah, which was lately in a very dis- organised condition, commences to show signs of im- provement under Mr. Crosthwaite's firm and judicious rule. Numerous administrative changes are being made. The Secretariat for Lower and Upper Burmah will be amalgamated and placed under the control of Mr. Donald Smeaton, the newly-appointed Chief Secretary. For seme time past, owing to the frequent absences of the Chief Commissioner in Upper Burmah, the Commissioner on special duty has administered affairs in Lower Burmah, The experiment has not proved successful, and Mr. Crosthwaite has now assumed the direct control of the administration in Lower Burmah, while Mr. Hodgkinson, the Commis- sioner on special duty, takes charge of Tenasserim, relieving Colonel Plant, Commissioner of Tonasserim, who is disabled. A military officer will be appointed to command the police force in Lower Burmah, and a similar ap- pointment has already been made in Upper Burmah. Colonel Stedman will be appointed Inspector-General. It is generally believed in Burmah that the united provinces will almost immediately be constituted a Lieutenant-Governorship. The extent of territory and the numbers of the population now ruled by the Chief Commissioner would fully justify the change, which would be very popular. It is felt that the present form of government is inadequate to the needs of the united provinces. The most important problem remaining to be dealt with in Burmah is the question of revenue and expenditure. There will be a large deficit this year, and it will be impossible to restore the financial equilibrium while the Upper Burmah field force is maintained. While it is essential to maintain for some time a strong garrison in Upper Burmah, the continued existence of a field force is felt to be unnecessary in view of the improved condi- tion of the provinces, and it will probably be broken up shortly.

SUBSIDENCE OF A PRISON.

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iBURNING OF THE OPERA COMIQUE…

THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY

COUGHING IN CHURCH.

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