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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1872.…

THE WELSH STEAM COAL.

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SHOCKING TRAGEDY IN DERBYSHIRE.

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SHOCKING TRAGEDY IN DERBYSHIRE. At the Derbyshire Assizes on Monday, before 5^- j Justice Quain, a young man eighteen years of named George Henry Bishop, was arraigned for killing and slaying his father, Joseph Bishop, on the 24tb of ( July, at Dronfield. The prisoner, his younger brotiler, and a man named Mitchell, were working in a field a Dore, belonging to the deceased. During the afternoon | prisoner's father, who had been away drinking, j to the field a great deal the worse for liquor. accused and his brother were having an altereatioo when the deceased interfered and ordered the fore off the ground. However, the prisoner went pn WIt his mowing, whereupon the father kicked hiin fr°, behind and slapped him on one side of his head, accused, who had the scythe in his hand at the tin10' turned round, knd the theory of the prosecution ^a., that he struck his father with it. Instant death too* place, for the scythe penetrated the shoulder blai0l passed through the ribs, thus a part of the lungs, through some of the large vesgels of the heart. accused went to a police-officer's house at and surrendered himself on a charge of killing father, stating that the scythe slipped out of his han» and struck his father, who was standing behind The jury retired, and after about an hour's absence returned into court with a verdict of Not guilty- Prisoner was then discharged. I