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THE NEW FRENCH CABINET.

FATAL COLLIERY DISASTERS.

---PALACE INTRIGUES AT CONSTANTINOPLE.

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PROFESSOR HOLLOWAY'S WILL.

SAD END OF AN ECCENTRIC LADY,

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CYCLONE IN INDIA.

! DEATH OP THE BISHOP OF SODOR…

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THE AWFUL FIRE AT A FRENCH…

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THE MURDERER OF A BROTHER.

THE SPORT-LOVING JUDGE.

A COMPANY PROMOTER IMPRISONED

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A COMPANY PROMOTER IMPRISONED Dr. Philip Sayle surrendered to take his trial, before the Recorder at the Old Bailey, upon an in- dictment which charged him with obtaining £30, X25, and other sums of money, from different persons by fraudulent and false pretences. Mr. Lockwood, Q.C., and Mr. Mead prosecuted; Mr. Willis, Q.C., Mr. H. Petherick, and Mr. Lynn appeared for the defence. The defendant was the managing director of a public company called the Protector Catttle and Car- riage Insurance Company, and the case on the part of the prosecution was that in this capacity he bad obtained considerable sums of money by fraud and false protencer. It appeared that advertisements were inserted by the defendantin country newspapers requir- ing the services of agents for the company in the various districts. This caused several persons to come to London to see the defendant, who induced them to pay him sums of money, generally £ 25 or £ 30, in order to obtain the situation of agent in the locality from which they came. The parties were promised a salary of X150 a year, but it did not appear that any money was paid them, and when the company went I into liquidation it was found out that its affairs were in a hopeless condition at the time the money was ob- tained- On the part of the defendant t was con- tended that the company was honestly carried on with a legitimate abject, and it was not disputed that the books had been regularly kept, and were in fair order, and that all the proceedings were bond fide, and honestly conducted, and that no Datud was ever con- templated. ) The jury found the prisoner guilty, and he was sentenced to five years' penal servitude.

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