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THE GLAMORGANSHIRE ASSIZES.

ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS.

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. MONEY MARKET.—THURSDAY.

BRISTOL STOCK EXCHANGE.—YESTERDAY.

- LIVERPOOL COTTON MARKET.-THURSDAY.

BRADFORD WOOL MARKET. —THURSDAY.

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. SUICIDE OF A POLICEMAN.

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On Tuesday a man named John Boom, a gardener, living in Rothwell, Northampton, attempted to murder his paramour with a hatchet. He afterwards attempted to cut his own throat, but was arrested in time by the arrival of the police. The woman's life is despaired of. The medical attendants on the Prince of Wales have recommended his Royal Higness to pass the spring in the south of Europe. Although the Prince's recovery is thus far most satisfactory it is desirable that his strength should be entirely recruited before his Royal Hignes's engages in public affairs. On Wednesday morning, at the Manchester City Sessions, Andrew Macbeth, 29, a cashier in the employ of the Manchester and County Bank (limited), Man- chester, pleaded guilty to having at various times whilst so employed embezzled sums amounting to £ 1,250. He was sentenced to twelve months' imprison- ment. Edward Roberts, otherwise called Edward Robins, aged 36, who, at the Oxfordshire Assizes, was found guiltyT)f the wilful murder of Ann Merrick, at Watney, will suffer the extreme penalty of the law at Oxford Castle, on Monday morning, the 18th instant, unless the Secretary of State should interfore. On Wednesday night a fire took place in the back workshops of the horse-hair works in Old-street, St. Luke's. London. The building was three floors high. 50 feet long and 40 feet broad. The discovery was not made until the flames had obtained a strong bold of the middle floor. The flames were not extinguished until half-past twelve o'clock yesterday morning, when the workshops were burned out and the roof destroyed. At the Durham Assizes on Wednesday an action was brought by Mr. Alderman John Stracham, of South Shields, auctioneer and commission agent, against the North-Eastern Railway Company for injuries sustained in a collision between an express train from Edinburgh and a luggage train, near the Ouseburn Bridge, New- castle, on the 30th of June last year. The action also included Mrs. Stracham, his wife, who was in company with him. The trial lasted several hours, and the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff. -Damages, £ 1250, exclusive of plaintiff's costs.

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