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A SLEEPWALKER'S ADVENTURE.

DUMFRIES ELECTION RESULT.

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PRISON FOR FORMER CLERGYMAN

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PRISON FOR FORMER CLERGYMAN Charles Woodhouse Shepherd, fifty-four, describing is a tutor, but stated by the police to be an habitual criminal, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey on Monday to having obtained = £ 3 by false pretences front Mr. II. J. Wilson, M.P., and to forging and uttering a claim for repayment of income-tax I. in the name of his brother, who lives at I Fulham. j The history given of the prisoner showed j that he was originally in Holy Orders and a very clever man. Drink, however, brou^kt his downfall; Since 1905 he had been guilty of fraud, forgery,' and watch-stealing. It was stated +liut he had now no occupation, was stated tbat he had now no occupation, except fraud. He lived in common lodging- houses, and made a practice of writing to people in his brother's name for money. Once | over his brother's name he announced his > awn death, and asked for money to save hiitt- I self from a pauper's grave. I the Recorder remarked that he seemed to have pestered even his aged mother, who Was eighty-four, and he, should sentence him to I. tive years'; penal servitude.

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! ROYAL YACHT TO THE RESCUE.

. WORKMEN'S TERRIBLE DEATH.

'PRINCE'S CHAUFFEUR FINED.

> FATAL FAMILY QUARREL.

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