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RUSSIANS DEFEATED.

ANOTHER RUSSIAN DISASTER.

j GHASTLY TRAGEDY IN SPAIN,…

L MURDERER TRACED BY A DOG.

A SISTER'S SACRIFICE.

~ TINPLATE DISPUTE SETTLED.

RAID ON SUNDAY GAMBLERS.

ROYAL BRITISH BANK CASE.

DECAPITATED AND BURNT.

ENTERED UP WAGES FALSELY.

ITAMPERING WITH SIGNALS.

"RIPPER". CRIMES IN BERLIN.

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MAJOR SEELY A LIBERAL.I

CLERGYMAN FINED FOR ASSAULT.

OPERATION ON THE AMEER.

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American tobacco exporters report a great decrease in the quantity of cigarettes and tobacco imported by England last month owing to the increased British duty, which, they say, is practi- cally killing the trade. As King Alfonso was driving in Madrid an accident occurred to a passing motor-car. His Majesty at once stopped, and the injured passen- gers were driven away in the Royal carriage. Thirty-three members of the French Chamber have been appointed a committee to investigate the alleged otter of a bribe of P-80,000 to M. Combes, the Premier, to bring ina bill favourable to the Chartreuse monks. Post-Office action with reference to lottery circulars has resulted in the printer of a journal advertising one being fiDed £ 10 at Clerkenwell Police-court. The death took place on Tuesday of the Rev. Charles Wolley-Dod, of Malpas, at the age of seventy-eight. For twenty-three years Mr. Wolley- Dod was an assistant master at Eton. He was a keen horticulturist. A Brigstock butcher was lined Ll and costs for cutting ofI a pig's tail, tlwreby causing the animal to bleed to death two days later. Defendant pleaded that he was in drink at the time. The Millwall Football Club wish to contradict the report that several hundred pounds' worth of alleged stolen property was found buried in their ground. The property was found in an old iron yard opposite. At the inquest on Sidney George Bull, twenty- four, of the Royal Engineers' band, who cut his throat in a wood at Darland, a letter was read in which he told his mother that he had been depressed of late. Yarmouth's municipal electric light, on a turn- over for the past twelve months of £ 13.868. has made a net profit of over £100 per month for the ratepayers. After a burglary at Bromley, the police found finger marks, with a blur in the centre of where the little finger had b^en placed. A man arrested was found to have a scar on his little finger that fitted the blur exactly. 0 Ludwig Brier, forty-five, a Hungarian, pleaded guilty at Clerkenwell Sessions to stealing a diamond ring, value £ 25. It was stated that he made periodical visits to England for the purpose of com- mitting jewellery theits and then levanted to the Continent. He was sentenced to eighteen months' hard labour. Aden is declared to be plague infected. It has been decided by the Bristol City Council to open the new art gallery on alternate Sundays for three years as an experiment. In a bath containing only Sin. of water, the three-year-old son of a Rathmines woman was found drowned after the child had been left for only a few minutes. Mr. George Abbott, district superintendent and stat ionmaster at Charing Cross, retires at the end of this month aftEr a record service of over fifty- eight years with the London and Chatham Com- pany. As a motor-waggon was passing along King- street, Co vent Garden, a man about thirty-three years of age tell directly under the engine and was crushed to death. Xo clue to identification was found on the body. Some hundreds of schoolchildren, 1,000 colliers, and a choir of 500 joined in the funeral procession of Griffith Rees Morgan, the Aberanian bov whose disappearance caused so mizck stir in the Rhondda .istrict. day from Liverpool. lie cotton mills, and took a lively interest iu the variolls machines working. The body of a well-dressed man was found in Richmond Park, near Sheen-gate, on Saturday even- ing. Upon the clothes were found visiting cards with the name F. Fuller, East Sheen. Birds nest freely in the rafters of the ancient parish church at Ivychurch, Kent. During the services the birds flit to and fro from pew to pew, find are often fed by breadcrumbs brought in the pockets of the worshippers. A verdict of found drowned was returned in the :ase of Samuel Harrison. a painter, who was dis- covered standing dead in the middle of the Ashton canal at Clayton with his hat on his head and a walking-stick in his hand. Eight thousand Thibetans are holding strong positions to oppose the advance of the British tnission. Three supposed Anarchists have been arrested in the Transvaal on suspicion of plotting against the life of Lord Milner. The Senior Wrangler in the Cambridge mathe- matical tripos is Mr. R. S. Eddington, of Trinity, who, by the aid of a scholarship. made his way from an elementary school to the university. Five hundred fisher-girls, who assembled at Stornoway to go to Shetland for the summer fish- ing, struck against being herded together on the steamer Elm. When they viewed the vessel that had been put at their disposal 200 of them decided to stay behind. The physicians at Post Graduate Hospital, New York, are convinced that a four-year-old girl suffering from lockjaw communicated the germs of tetanus to her brother, aged six. Before she died she kissed him, and three days later the infant expired from tetanus. Mr. John Lund, of Blackburn, who died on Tues- day at the age of eighty, claimed that his father whs the first cotton manufacturer in Lancashire to illuminate his mills with coal gas, which was brought in large bladders from Manchester. A young man, named Leon Van Praagl), has been admitted to the London Hospital with a bullet wound in his leg. It is stated he was shot by one of a gang of hooligans in Burdett-road, Mile-End, and that the outrage is the outcome of a dispute between members of the band. The body of Mr. Harold Hornby, who had been missing since Tuesday last week, was found in the Thames on Tuesday morning at Alderman-Stairs. On the body was a gold watch and chain with silver match-box attached. Mr. Hornby had been engaged as a violinist at the Lyric Theatre. Because he protested at being robbed of a penny a weak-minded youth of seventeen, living at Havre, was pushed into the river and drowned by a boy of eight. Armed with a tomahawk, and offering violent resistance, a Chinese leper who recently escaped from the Sydney lazaretto was twice shot by a policeman, but is expected to recover. After being twice put up for sale without finding a purchaser, the Paris mansion of the late Princess Mathilde Bonaparte in the Hue de Berri ks been sold to the Belgian Minister to France. Mr. Marconi has left Xew York in the Xorth German Lloyd steamer Kaiser Wilhelm II. for the purpose of making experiments in sending long- distance messages from on board ship. Piling up chairs and benches in the ancient church of Suresnes, near Paris, on Monday night, a band of malefactors set them alight, destroying !IP pulpit and nart of tlw- ronf

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