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EXTRAORDINARY SWIMMING FEAT.

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AN IRISH SABBATH-BREAKING…

THE DWELLINGS OF THE POOR.

IDREADFUL MITRDER IN YORMSHH&E.

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I DREADFUL MITRDER IN YORMSHH&E. A great deal of painful excitement has been caused in the neighbourhood of Stokesley, a town in Cleve- land, distant from Stockton and Middlesborough about ten miles. The facts are as follows Two respectable farmers, who were neighbours, living a short distance from Siokesley, had been in that place on business, but had had rather two much liquor. They left the town together to walk to Hemlington, where they b itti resided. Their names were Mr. William Johnson, of Newhaven-hall, and Mr. Bradshaw Graham, of Heslington. The men were on very amicable terms until they had arrived at Newby, a small village on the road. Here they were met by Johnson's farm, servant, who brought a horse for his master. Thereupon Johnson wanted Graham to get upon the horse with him, but he refused. John-on then mounted the horse and again urged his companion to get en behind, but the latter agaIll refused, upon which Johnson retorted that it was ;because he was too proud-Graham being in rather a better position in life than Johnson. This remark led to some angry words between the two men, till ultimately Johnson said that if Graham gave him any more chaff he would get off and wring his neck. Graham made a provoking and defiant answer, when Johnson got off his horse, and both men began to square-at each other. Ultimately Graham struct Johnson on tt, side of ttke head with a stick, when both men closed together and t'ell. Whilst they were on the ground Johnson called out to, his man, "Oh, John, come and help me." The man came and assistai his master to get on his feet, when he immediately fell back- wards. On being again helped he repeatedly felj1 and never spoke again. A cart was got fiom an ¡¡djO¡I1ÎJJg farmhouse, and the man was taken home, when it was foiaid that he was dead, having beea ttabbed just over the heart with an instrument about halt or three-quarters of an inch wide. Graham was at once secured and lodged in the lock.up. An inquest was held on Wednesday; verdict,< £ WilM Murder." ,:)1 ;J;; i;