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LEGAL.

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! ARCTIC EXPLORATION.!

THE SEA SERPENT.

„ THE DANCING GIRL ASLEEP.…

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CARDIFF THEATRE ROYAL.! i

COAL-BUST IN MINES.

A SENSATIONAL TRIAL.

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A SENSATIONAL TRIAL. A Reuter's telegram from Mons on Satur- day says :—The trial concluded here to-day of the members of the Black Band, numbering thirteen in all, including two women, who, under the leadership of a one-armed man named Van Ham, had for years past been carrying on a system of robbery and crime in the districts of Mons and Charleroi, culminating with, the murder of an old man and his wife in a village near Mons in August last. The leader, Van 1 Ham, and two of his accomplices, named Delhoux and Dumsunier, were sentenced to death, and of the others 'Ballien and Lacroix were condemned to fifteen years' hard labour, while Quevis received twenty years. The re- mainder, with the exception of one of the women, who was acquitted, were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment* J

A ROYAL SCANDAL KILLED,

EXTRAORDINARY AFFA* : fc .NEAR…

A MISSING SCOTCH MINTSI

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