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An intimation was received on Thursday from the Duke of Westminster, Lord Lieutenant of the county, that Mr. William Boosey, of Middlewicb, has been placed on the commission of the peace for Cheshire. The Dean and Chapter of St. Asaph have decided to reconstruct the organ, built in 1830, at a cost of £ 1,200, and at the morning service on Sunday the Dean invited the congregation to assist in carrying out the work by liberal contriDucions. me wont oi reDuuaing wili commence shortly, and the new instrument is expected to be ready by Christmas. A. PLUCKY WORKMAN.—A plumber and his boy were severely burned by a fire caused by a gas explosion in a confectioner's shop in Meeting House-lane, Brighton, on Thursday. A serious outbreak was threatened, but the man pluckily stuck to his work with the flames playing round him, and succeeded in cutting off the escape of gas. The flames were soon extinguished by the fire brigade. The two injured persons were taken to the hospital. DROWNED IN A VAT OF BEER.—On Thursday morning the body of a man named George. Doel, aged thirty-nine, was found floating in a vat of beer at the Pontypridd and I Rhondda Valley Brewery, Pontypridd. A doctor was speedily summoned, and after examining the body he came to the conclusion that Doel had been dead an hour. It is supposed that he fainted, and was suffocated. The vat contained 70 barrels of beer. REMARKABLE ACCIDENT AT BRACOMBB. A remarkable fatality occurred at Seacombe Ferry on Friday morning. A horse and cart belonging to a market gardener named Upton, of Wallasey, had crossed from Liverpool, and on going into the lift at SeaAombe the animal became restive. It dashed through the door, and the horse, cart, and driver, named John Griffiths, were plunged into the river. The man and horse were both drowned. THE ASSASSINATED PR.EMIBR. A requiem service, in memory of the late Spanish Premier, Senor Canovas, was held on Friday, at the Church of St. Peter and St. Edmund, West- minster. The Spanish Embassy was fully repre- sented, and several other foreign Ministers at- tended. A Paris newspaper states that when the murderer of Senor Canovas was before the examining magistrate at San Sebastian, he said: This is only an isolated execution, and you will see many others. We will compel you to ask for mercy. It is not over yet. It will soon be Felix Faure's turn." L. & N.-W. AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ACT.-Lord Stalbridge, presiding on Friday at the half-yearly meeting of the London and North-Western Railway Company, expressed regret that the effect of the Workmen's Com- pensation Act would be that the mutual insurance society-which was acting exceedingly well as regarded both the company and the men-must come to an end. There would be time before the Act came into operation to con- sider whether any insurance fund could be substituted, and the men's wishes would be ascertained. Lord Stalbridge expressed a fear I that the effect of the Act would be a largely- increased cost to the comoanv. A RACING SKILL COMPETITION.'—A case was heard at the Salford Hundred Court of Record, on Wednesday, in which a collier sued the proprietors of the Umpire for the amount of a prize in a racing skill competition,' in which he claimed that he sent in a coupon containing the names of the winners of three races, in terms of the conditions laid down by the defen- dants. The defendants said the plaintiff's coupon was never received by them. The jury declared themselves satisfied that it was not received, though they believed that the plain- tiff posted it. The Judge (Mr. H. G. Shee) was also satisfied of the bona fides of both parties. He held that the defendants had constituted the Post Offiae their agent, and had chosen to run any risks which might arise from the fault of that establishment, and gave judgment for the plaintiff for the amount claimed. HIMROD'S CURE FOR ASTHMA. Established nearly a quarter of a century.—Prescribed by the Medical Faculty throughout the world. It is used as an inhalation, and without any after bad effects. Testimonials of efficacy from the late Lord Beacons- field, Miss Emily Faithful, Sir Morell Mackenzie, and Oliver Wendell Holmes. Trial samples free by post. In Tins at 4s. 3d. British Depot: 46, Holbora Viaduct, London; also of Newbery Barclay, Lynch, Sanger, Edwards, May, Roberts; Thompson, Liverpool; and all Wholesale Houses.

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