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THE MAYOR'S JUBILEE MEDAL.…

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SMASH IN NORTHGATE STREET.…

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SMASH IN NORTHGATE STREET. ♦ MARVELLOUS ESCAPES. About half-past two o'clock on Saturday afternoon, a horse, attached to a float or shandry, became frightened at the Northgate, took the bit between its teeth, and dashed down the street in the direction of the Cross at lightning speed. In and out it went with wonderful instinct through the crowded traffic, the two lads in the vehicle sticking manfully to their attempts to stop the animal's wild career. It would have been madness for anyone to have attempted to pull the horse up among the many horses, traps, &c., in the street, and it was not until the animal neared the Cross that it was stopped. By just an inch or two the vehicle came into violent contact with a shandry belonging to Mr. Glegg, of Backford, and it seemed as if the recoil sent it smash against another trap containing four occu- pants. The last-mentioned vehicle was half turned round, and it appeared as though the horse attached to it was also going to bolt. He did not see his way clear through Messrs. Okell's shop, however,tand he was secured in time. Two other traps besides those mentioned were mixed up in the general muddle, but fortunately no serious damage was sustained. One or two of them, including the one run away with, were splintered here and there, the back of one being almost stove iø, and the end of another being slightly broken. The marvellous part of the whole affair was that, considering the number of people who were in the smash itself, and in the path of the runaway, no one sustained injury beyond the shock and the few bruises con- sequent on one or two being thrown about a bit by the concussion. Had the horse been able to get to the Cross at the pace he was travelling, one almost trembles to think of the consequences. The shandry be- longed to Mr. Gosmore, of George- street, the horse being driven by his son, a lad of about 14 years of age. Both the lads in the shandry acted in the most plucky manner, and in attempting to stop the horse and clear the obstacles in the way perhaps averted a considerable amount of danger.

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