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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."

THE HALFPENNY POSTAGE.'

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At the South Kensington Museum during Wbit sun week the total admissions were 37,013. The third trial of Barrett, for the attempt tc shoot Captain Lambert, is fixed for the 20th in.t. On Saturday afternoon, during a strong win l th.* roof of the new Primitive Methodist chapel o:i tin Anlabv Road. Hull. was blown off. It appears that the Indian authorities refused to have anything to do with General Gordon, and he conies home to agitate his case in and out of Parlia- ment. In the theatre of San Carlo at Naples is a choral singer who unites with his musical duties those of a journalist and a member of several learned so- cieties. I Curiously enough, Punch in 1814 (vol. 8, p. 1,;) in I his c< Pantouiine" describes Mr. Disraeli as Lothair I (sometimes called c Young England,') afterwards Harlequin), Mr. D"Israeli." A Missouri newspaper claims that the hogs c'i: that State are so fat that in order to find out where their heads are it is necessary to make them squeal, and then judge by the sound. The marriage of Signor Polinini withMdlle. Leila Ricci is contradicted by Lc Mcnistrel, though it ap- pears that the lady has formed a connection with a bass whose line is comic.—Musical World. A great many people will be sorry to hear that M. Offenbach has been ill; they may, however, make themselves easy about the future supply of opera bouffe. M. Offenbach is now well enough to go to Wiesbaden. The Wicklow Peerage case1 being now finally de- cided, the Queen has marked her sense of the justice of the decision by permitting the brothers and sisters of the present Earl to hold the same titles they would have enjoyed if their father had survived his brother, the late Earl. Mulle. Kraus—a great favourite with a section of Pans critics—has' been appointed an honorary member oi the Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire. Only two other primes donnes— Madame Cinti-Da- moreau and Madame Bokkholtz-Falconi—have ever been similarity honoured. The falling off m the receipts of the Arundel So- ciety this year, as compared with last, is only ap- parent. Last year the receipts were swelled by legacies. On the other hand, the number of sub- scribers has considerably increased this year, and the society is in every respect prospering. L' Ent)" ade tells a story, quite seriously, to the effect that the employes of the Prussian Post Office have memorialised the chief of police to stop one of the characters in Wagner's Meisteraangen from wearing their uniform. They regard the matter as grossly insulting to the dignity of Government functionaries. MARRIAGE OF THE LADY MAYORESS OFDCRLIX. —On Saturday morning the marriage of Miss Pur- don. daughter of the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, to Dr. Corlev, of York-street, was solemnised in St. Mary's Church, Dublin. The ceremony was per- formed by the Rev. Mr. Blakeney, St. Paul's, Shef- field, cousin of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Dr. Monahan^ rector of St. Mary's parish, and the Rev. Robert vValsh, curate. The bride was given away by the Lord Mayor. Notwithstanding that the wedding was private, a large number of the citizens were assembled in the Church. After the ceremony had been performed the happy pair returned to the Mansion House, where they received the congratu- lations of a numerous circle of friends who had re- ceived invitations to the dejeuner. THE SnDIER CIRCUITS OF THE JUDGES.—The I following are the summer circuits at present fixed, viz. :—Oxford (Mr. Justice Mellor and Mr. Baron Pio-ott) Reading, Saturday, July 9 Oxford, Tues- day. July I- Worcester, Friday, July 15; Staf- ford, Wednesday, July 20 Snrewsbury, Thursday, July 28 Hereford, Tuesday, August 2; Monmouth, Thursday, August 4 Gloucester, Tuesday, August 9. North Wales (the Lord Chief Justice of Eng- land) Newtown, Thursday, July 21 Dolgelly, Saturday, July 23 Carnarvon, Tuesday, July 26 Beaumaris, Friday, July 29th; Ruthin, Tuesday, August 2 Mold, Thursday, August 4 Chester, Saturday, August 6.—South Wales (Mr. Justice Hannen): Haverfordwest, Saturday, July 2 Cardi- gan, Wednesday, July G; Carmarthen. Tuesday, July 12 Cardiff, Monday, July 18 Brecon, Fri- day, July 20 Presteign, Wednesday August 3 Chester, Saturday, August 6.

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.