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TRAGIC ELOPEMENT.

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TRAGIC ELOPEMENT. AN OBSTINATE PARENT. At Gray, in the department of fiaons, France, there has happenedrMa* which was caused by the obduracy who would not allow his daughter t.bsrry the man of her choice. Such obduracy *aract?r- jBtic of many French parents, but it'3 <f ever, led to such a tragedy as ;t rePorte(? from Gray. A girl of twenty, Marie01.,0"' ove? young Maillet, of Beaujeux, and^ed *° meet iim during the absence of her fpr" a mf!5' < at a local market. Maillet rnear0 {"a";y • ^irl, bat when he went to ask for?r 2* father showed him the door.J ?rn?er Simon would on no account hear ^'3 daughter marriage to a yoaug man ofJ exDectations This being the case, Maillet rr v t0 c^rry Marie Simon. She consent LO elope, btit the lover did not hire an autocar ccording to the Paris fashion. He merely ert?red a common, or country,, one-horse cart ,n tl"8 be t00^ away Marie Simon from tLDaternal residence, her father being at a fair »*mer Simon, soon being informed of the Jpement. saddled hIS best horse and rode atr the runaways. Ha came up with them on thJJgh road, and; pre- aenting a revolver at Ma.61, -ailed on him to stop. The younj; man rled nP> aad thea eD* sued a tussle for the solver. Maillet cot the best of the struggle a; disarmed the old man. In the meantime, frightened at the encounter between f father and her lover, rushed like amadwornacross the fields towards the River Saone. fl,fatber, divining her inten- tion, ran after her it before he could reach her she had jumped inttlie river, and was drowned before bis eyes.

WOMAN HANGED AS SPY. ! ---,

A CURIOUS CASE.

SEVENTEEN YEARS ASLEEP.

MAOISTRATE AND POLICE.

A. A CLEVER RAT.

THE REAL WIFE.

BURIED AliVE,

A CONVICT BANKER.

FORTUNES IN ORCHIDS.

CHARGE OF KIDNAPPING,

REGIMENTAL DISTINCTIONS.

"SETTLING" A STRIKE.

MADWOMAN AT BAY.

THE SUGAR CATS.

ARMY REORGANISATION.

ABERDARE TAILOR'S AFFAIRS.

UNDER THE DEBTORS ACT. -

SINGULAR ACCIDENT.

BLIND GRADiMTlFDROWNED.

I--I MONMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL.

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-P■J,1T PRINCESS'S FLIGHT.

------THE VILLAGE RIOT.

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MISSING STATUETTES.

GOOD CHARACTER NEARLY LOST.

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----. HIS OWN TRUMPETER. j

SAINTWELL WIFE'S STORY.

BOATING DISASTERS.

Mackerel Fishers Browned.

Second Lech Neagh Fatality.

A CAIOXTON IRREPRESSIBLE.

A BRIDGEND FAILURE.

FATAL SHELTER.

EARTHQUAKE IN CORNWALL.

JUMPED ON POLICEMAN'S BACK.

OBSTRUCTIVE RAILWAY PASSENGER.

THE MISSING COPE.

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