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AFFAIRS IN ASHANTEE.

DR. KENEALY, M.P., IN CHANCERY.

MR. BRIGHT AND HIS CONSTITUENTS.

MR. HOLMS ON THE ARMY.

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SAD CASE OF ATTEMPTED SUICIDE.

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SAD CASE OF ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. At the Thames Police-court, Francis Short, described as & retired pr.blican,has been charged with attempt- ing to commit suicide.—Thomas Kcnwright said that on the previous afternoon he was on duty, when he was called to the Bow Cemetery by a gravedigger. On proceeding there he found the prisoner lying on a grave with his throat cut about two inches, and the gravedigger gave liini the razor pro luced, which he had taken out of the defendant's hand. On questioning the accused, lie said his name was Francis Short, that he bad lost his wife, ha.d no home, and had come there to die. Witness took him in a cab to the station, where he was examined by a sur- geon, who said that the wound was serious, but all the main arteries had not been touched. The prboner had made two previous attempts upon his life, hut appears to have abandoned himself to drink since the death of his wife.—He was remanded foraw-tk.

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WHAT THE "WORLD" SAYS.

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THE JEFFERSON BORDEN.

CHURCH AND DISSENT.

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TURKEY AND HER CHRISTIAN SUBJECTS.

THE BRITISH WORKMAN.

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THE MERTHYR POST OFFICE

LOCAL RAILWAY TIME TABLES

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