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EXTRACTS FROM" PUNCH "& "FUN."

RIOT NEAR GUILDFORD.

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Value of Gold.

Conduct of Rosecrans.

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Old George Brown, the Eating-house…

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IPARRICIDE IN BLACKBURN.

SCANDALOUS OUTRAGE ON A LADY.

THEFT OF TWENTY TONS OF IRON.

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THEFT OF TWENTY TONS OF IRON. At the Wolverhampton Petty Sessions, on Wednes- day, Joseph Whitehouse, an ironfounder, of Tipton, was charged with receiving twenty tons of pig iron, the property of the New British Iron Company, knowing it to have been stolen, and a youth named Cornelius Wood, boatman to the company, was charged with stealing the iron. Mr. Kennedy said he appeared on behalf of the New British Iron Company. They had been for some time past in the habit of selling pig iron to Messrs. Barrows, ironmasters, of the Bloomfield Works, Tipton, and it was usually sent in quantities of twenty tons at a time. Wood's father was a boatman in the employ of the company, and the younger Wood, the prisoner, was in his father's service. On the 15th of September twenty tons of pig iron were sent in the usual way to Messrs. Barrows and Sons. It was entrusted to young Wood, who, instead of delivering it to Messrs. Barrows, sold it to Whitehouse for the nominal sum of o £ 65; but Wood really received only about half that amount. When arrested, he said he had bought it from Wood, who had received it as wages. But young Wood had made a confession, aad would plead guilty on that occasion. With the magistrates' permission he pro- posed to have WoQ;J]: convicted and sentenced under the Criminal Justices' Act; and then to produce him in the witness-box to give evidence as to the nature of the transaction with Whitehouse. The case against Wood was then gone into, and he was sentenced to six months' imprisonment with hard labour. The charge against Whitehouse was then proceeded with, and the prisoner was committed for trial, bail being refused.. :?v.

DWELLINGS FOR THE POOR.

SINGULAR CONFLICT AT ROME.

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WILLS AND BEQUESTS.

EXTENSIVE ROBBERY IN SWITZERLAND;

A GHOST IN THE BLACK COUNTRY.

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