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HIGHWAY ROBBERY AND MURDEH. — The eple- brat"d chasm in the range of the Mendip-bills, known as the Cheddar cliffs, which are s-ituate about four miles east of the great turnpike road leading from Bristol to Bridgewater, and about 16 miles from the former, was on Monday week the scene of a brutal murder and robbery, committed on a fanner named Baker, who occupied Highnet farm, near Cheddar. It appears that in tile afternoon of that day he left his housp, with some corn to be ground at a neighbouring mill, the way to which is through ihe cl ffs. lie took a sovereign with him, from which the miller give him change, on the corn being ground. Before dusk, Mr. Baker was dis- covered lying In the road in an insensible state, his body and head dreadfully maimed and bruised, and I robbed of his money. The road through the cliffs, which at some places rise to the gigantic height of I 400 feel, is comparatively but seldom passed by carriages; and I bis loneliness, as wrii as tbe ing1 nature of the road, which prevents the view of objects approaching until they are very ,lf/ nut o.t/M no tnr*. IflltrtlirH l P fOI* tha "H 1 Comuiis*iou n such a crime; while it is well kn ',Wn ^|la( ot is principally used by persons 'naving money 3d sactions at places in the vicinity, jt appear ,lan- a comparison of the period when the dee<-p S f,om the mill, with the time wlien he was for Se<1 le^ man who was returning from Paultoi\ CP 'nc* (^y a 'he crime was perpetrated in broad, P"s), 'bat three o'clock in the afternoon i Tvlr^i'^i" a^ou' conveyed home, and surgical nidi J V^er was died after a few hours of acucr suffe'"6 ^U' murderers are suspected to be two • The dress of navigators or railway me for ',S°"S ,h.e i» being made.-JJm/crrf JyuZl Smch I

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