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LONDON CORRESPONDENCE.

NEWS NOTES.

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SHOCKING FATALITY AT OLDHAM.1

FALL OF ANOTHER MILL CHIMNEY…

FATAL EXPLOSION AT POWDER…

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FATAL EXPLOSION AT POWDER MILLS. At the Tatentite Powder Works, near Ormskirk, a ter- rible explosion has occurred, killing three persons and severely injuring several others. George Basett, with five la's, were working in the press-hon e, and were engaged pressing cartridges, when the explosion took place with the above result. The building is one storey high, with three large windows, having each a lighted lamp, in order that those inside might see to work. The cause of the explosion is unknown. Henry Houghton, one of the injured, says overpressing the cartridges would cause them to heat and explode, and it is supposed that the wind. which was blowing a heavy gale at the time, blew in one of the windowsVhich had a lighted lamp, and caused the explosion. No other cause can he given by those who are engaged in the place. The bodies are severely burnt and disfigurel past recognition. The building is wrecked, and the damage is heavy. The injured are seriously burnt, hut are expected to recover. Great constern.,iton exists in the neighbourhood, and the inquest is awaited with keen interest.

SHOCKING "WIFE MURDER.

DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN ROME.

ALARMING SCENE AT AN AUCTION…

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[ THE SILVER vvEPDING OF TIIEGEOWN…

FALSE CERTIFICATE OF DEATH.

SERIOUS STABBING CASE.

SINGULAR BEGGING CASE.

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THE MURDER NEAn BOLTON.

DEATH FROM HYDROPHOBIA.

BREACH OF PROMISE.

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IRISH LAND QUESTION.

ACTION AGAINST THE " WORLD."

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