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FEARFUL COLLIERY ACCIDENT.

CHARGE OF INGENIOUS CONSPIRACY…

AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITION AT…

. CHEATING THE RAILWAY COMPANIES…

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CHEATING THE RAILWAY COMPANIES FOUND UNDER THE SEAT. Felix M'Carthy, a dirty-looking young fellow, was brought up at Southwark Police-court before Mr. Maude, charged with concealing himself in a third- class carriage on the South-Eastern Railway, and re- fusing to pay the fare from Dover when requested by one of the company's servants. Henry Dyne, ticket-inspector in the eompany's em- ploy, said that he was on duty at the ticket-collecting station at East Croydon about nine o'clock on the pre- vious evening. On the arrival of the fast train from Dover one of the ticket-collectors came to him and told him that a man was concealed under the seat of one of the third-class carriages, and he refused to come out or deliver up his ticket. Witness proceeded to the compartment in question, and saw the prisoner hud- dled under the seat, and he was compelled to pull him out. When witness demanded his ticket he shammed drunkenness, and refused to satisfy him in any way. Witness accordingly sent him up to London to be dealt with by his superior officer. Mr. Maude inquired whether he asked the prisoner for his ticket ? Witness replied that he did, when he replied that he had neither ticket nor money. Henry Hayward, a constable in the employ of the South Eastern Railway Company, said he was on duty at the London Bridge terminus on the arrival of the train, and as soon as the door was opened the prisoner rushed out, knecking the guard who had charge of him down, and attempting to escape. Witness, how- ever, seized hold of him and took him to the station- master's office, and on his refusal to pay the fare he was given into custody. In answer to the charge, The prisoner said he had been hopping with a family, the father of which undertook to pay for his ticket. He accordingly got in the carriage, and being drunk he gst under the seat to be out of the way. He did not hear what became of the others. Mr. Dyne informed his worship that hop pickers would not be allowed to travel in that train. It was certain that the prisoner concealed himself to avoid the payment of the fare. Mr. Maude had no doubt of it, and committed the prisoner to hard labour for fourteen days.

A STRANGE CONFLICT.

EXTRAORDINARY CASE OF MISTAKEN…

A -3 TSW-BORN INFANT PLACED…

PROSPECTS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL…

ONLY A QUESTION OF MONEY.

BRUTAL ATTACK UPON A BOY.\

A YOUNG GENTLEMAN DROWNED.…

THE COLLIERS' STRIKE: A NUMBER…

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