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FATAL BOAT ACCIDENT AT CHESTER.

- RIOTS IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT.

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THE EDUCATION QUESTION. 1

THE I-ENIAN "GENERAL."

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THE I-ENIAN "GENERAL." Among other interesting incidents connected with I the recent invasion of Canada by the Fenians, we learn from the New York Herald that after the United States Marshal had captured General O'Neill and carried him off in a buggy, he found that gallant officer's nervousness rendered him a most fidgety and uncomfortable companion. He therefore pro- posed to administer a stimulant." General O'Neill at once expressed his cordial approbation of this course of proceeding. The two, therefore, on reach- ing a place called Highgate, alighted from the car- riage, and, arm in arm, proceeded to a convenient place to obtain some whisky. General O'Neill poured out nearly a tumblerful of the fluid, and drank it off without flinching, to the astonishment of the barkeeper, who remarked that the General drank like a Fenian." General O'Neill, together with his love for Ireland, seems to combine a cer- tain amount of affection for the ordinary enjoy- ments of life, for one complaint against him is th,lt on the morning of the attack, when awakened at three o'clock by a captain belonging to his quarters, he merely said, All right," and fell asleep again. On two subsequent occasions he was awakened wi'-h no more practical result, and on being called a fourth time he got up. Even then, however, he declined to proceed at once with the glorious work of libe- rating Ireland, but said "he guessed he would wait till breakfast." When we remember that all this time, while General O'Neill was sleeping and eatm: Ireland was groaning, or supposed to be groaning, beneath the heel of the tyrant, and that General O'Neill, by invading Canada, was able, or supposed to be able, to give her immediate relief from suffer- ing, we are not surprised to hear that some of the Fenians are very indignant, and threaten the mo- ment General O'Neill leaves his prison to shoot him dead for treachery. It further appears that Gene- ral O'Neill rode on a little pony, in citizen's clothes, his toes almost touching the ground, and a large cavalry sword dangling at his side.

THE HALFPENNY POSTAGE.'

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A VICAR FINED FOR AN ASSAULT.

BABY FARMING EXTRAORDINARY,

A NEWSPAPER LIBEL CASE.

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THE MERTHYR POST OFFICE

¡LOCAL RAILWAY TIME TABLES.…

GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY.

THE MEN IN WOMEN'S CLOTHES.