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GREEK GIPSIES IN CHESHIRE.…

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GREEK GIPSIES IN CHESHIRE. « EXTRAORDINARY PROCEEDINGS. a "and of Greek gipsies (writes a corre- h.as during the past week been creating considerable sensation in Stockport and other parts of Cheshire. They arrived in the former town on Sunday week and encamped on some waste land. They carried their own tents, and their extraordinary appearance created a great amount of excitement. They could not speak English, but by some means or other they were supplied with cards upon which was written in English a statement to the effect that they were refugees from the late Greek war, and were in a destitute state. They so played upon the sym- pathies of the Stockport people that they col- lected large sums of money. The police authorities atepped in, and ordered them to move on. They did so and proceeded to Macclesfield, where they encamped on some waste land. They were equally successful in obtaining funds here, but a dispute arose in the camp as to the division of the spoils, and this almost led to an open war- fare. Eventually the band divided into two sections, one proceeding towards Congleton on Wednesday night, where they created great commotion. The other returned to Stockport, and presented themselves at the workhouse for admission there. They were in possession of considerable sums of money, and the workhouse master refused to admit them. The nomads were taken to the railway station and despatched by train to another part of Cheshire, where they are now pursuing their wandering life. The tribe is a large one and is composed of men, women, and children, several of the latter having been born under canvas at Stockport 4Lnd Macclesfield.

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