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PRINCE ALBERT VICTOR'S COMING…

---TRAGEDY IN A NEW YORK NEWSPAPER…

"JHASTLY DISCOVERY AT CARDIFF…

A WOMAN'S VENGEANCE.

WRECK OF A CARDIFF STEAMER.

SUPPOSED FENIAN PLOT.

A MURDEROUS SECT.

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A MURDEROUS SECT. THE ANGEL-MAKERS. An Odessa correspondent writes, under date of December3lstA case tried yesterday before the Criminal Tribunal of this city has brought to light some further proofs of the diabolical tenets held by a secretly organised and fanatical Russian sect, against which several prosecutions have from time to time been instituted. Some account of this sect, whose members, so far as the prosecutions have been able to elicit, appear to c rnsist entirely of women, appeared some time ago. These female fanatics, or richer female Thugs, have become in- famous under the denominaticn of An:el- makers.' They secretly destroy the children, generally infants at the breast, committed to their charge. As nurses generally, and more fre- quently as caretakers of illegitimate children, they desUoy their charges in any manner which pro- mises the safest means against detection, but Dreferably by strangulation and secretion of the corpses in the cases of illegitimate children whose disappearance is not likely to arouse sus- picion. They profess their mission is to murder for the assured salvation of the souls of their inno- cent victims, and at the same time to earn fAr themselves eternal glory. It is difficult, however, to obtain any exact account of the origin and organisation of this sect, whose members, it would appear, are under some vow of secrecy. The pri- soner tried yesterday was charged under the name of Rachel Ostrovskaia, but is known to the police by several aliases. She is a married woman, 28 years of age; one of her known victims being her own and only child. Three cases of child murder, one by strangulation, were proved against the prisoner, who was too lenieatly coa- demned to 15 years' hard labour. The worn in. appeared entirely unaffected, and when called by the judge replied simply and with the utm r.t composure,' Do with me what you will; I am -a your hands.' It is scarcely necessary to say that these i-evelations have caused a certain amount of terror among Russian matrons, and will for some lime induce a rigid scrutiny into the character and antecedents of hired monthly nurses and other female domestic servants."

LORD BUTE AT GLASGOW.

EDUCATION IN RELATION TO HEALTH.

THE PATRIOTISM OF TIPPERARY.

SUICIDE Of "OLD ABI'V' THE…

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THE NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD OF…

FUNERAL OF THE LATE MR. W.…

THE FINDING OF HUMAN REMAINS…

MISS JENNER IN COURT.

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INEWPORT TOWN COUNCIL.

AFTER DARK AT CARDIFF.

LOCAL COMMISSIONS.

SOUTH PEMBROKESHIRE HUNT WEEK.

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