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THE EXPLOSION AT ERITH.

THE DEATH OF SIR ALEXANDER…

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THE DEATH OF SIR ALEXANDER LA WRENCE. The Delhi Gazette, in recording the death of Sir Alexander Lawrence, which event was announced by telegram a few days since, says:—" The young gen- tleman was, it appears, travelling up North by the Hindostan and Thibet Trunk road, with his uncle, Colonel Lawrence, the deputy commissioner of Simla. They made ten or twelve marches in safety, and reached Torahon, the summer residence of the Eiajah of Bussahir, on Friday, the 26th inst. On Saturday morning they started on horseback for the next bungalow at Tarunda. About four miles on the road they had to cross a bridge which girdled an almost perpendicular cliff; on nearing this spot Sir Alexander's horse being somewhat restive, he passed his uncle to the front; on riding over the bridge rather hurriedly a large cross-beam gave way, and both rider and horse were precipitated violently down about three hundred feet of khud, and, of course, killed on the spot. This shocking and terrible accident happened about one hundred and twenty miles from Simla..The corpse was brought into the station on Monday morning, and buried on the evening of the same day. The funeral was attended-by the Viceroy and his staff; the Commander-in-Chief and his staff; the mem- bers of Council; Sir H. Edwardes; and all the principal visitors and residents of the place. The procession left Government House at four p.m. The chief mourners followed the bier on foot the whole way; at the gate of the cemetery the bier was rested and borne thence to the grave by the personal staff of the Governor-General. The funeral service was read by the Rev. J. Poynder, and, amidst universal tribulation and sorrow, the remains of Sir Alexander Lawrence were lowered into their last resting-place. Thus, snatched away as he was, in the midst of life and youth, and universally beloved, a melancholy gloom will overshadow Simla for the rest of the season. He has left behind him a young widow and a child to mourn his loss. Poor as the consolation may be, we feel assured Lady Lawrence will have the warmest and deepest sympathy of the community' in her sad bereavement."

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