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jTALE OF THE APACHES. 1

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j f0 KENTUCKY FI8K-STORY.

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I A CONTICT'S STATEMENT.

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A NEW RUSSIAN SHELL.

A NEW RUSSIAN SHELL.

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A NEW RUSSIAN SHELL. SECRET KNOWN BY SHEFFIELD MANUFACTURERS A Sheffield correspondent has had an inter- view with the manager of one of the largest firms in that city, who is an expert in projec- tile manufacture. This gentleman claims that the secret of the new Russian projectile that played such havoc with armour plates in the recent tests at Okhta has been discovered, and is in the possession of Sheffield makers. In order to show their confidence in the fact that they have full knowledge of the process of manufacture of the new projectile, Messrs. Thomas Firth and Sons (Limited) wrote )r.ore than a week, ago to the War Office and the Admiralty fficials offering to supply them with some of these shells in ten or fourteen days, if they would undertake to have tlm:i fired.' As yet" they have received 110 definite reply, but the matter is one of extreme impor- tance in view of the large amount of armour plate work ordered by the Government, and the trials cannot long be deferred. The expert interviewed stated that the Rusian secret is not one that can be patented or kept secret long. The shell which was so successful at Okhta is an advance upon anything that has been hitherto manufactured, but Messrs. Thomas Firth and Sons are awaiting the suggested trials with the utmost confidence. Several shells of the' new type have been prepared, and are ready for experiment. The opinion gains ground that the manufacture of these new projectiles will necessitate the strengthening of the armour for the war-vessels in process of construction, and that the great advances recently made in res- pect both to armour and shells will render the older war-vessels obsolete sooner than otherwise would have been the case.

JACK AND HIS "GROG."

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LADY SENT TO PRISON.

AN EX-POLICEMAN'S CPaME.

KILLED WHILE GOING RABBIT…

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MAltRIED A CENTURY.

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i STEALING- A CHILD.

.DEATH OF VIE COUNTESS BATIING.