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EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT AT MALTA. An accident of the most extraordinary description is reported from Malta. On the evening of the 24th July, on the occasion of the celebration of the Roman Catholic festival of the Madonna di Monte Carinelo, in the marine village of St. Julian, some officers of the garrison, said to belong to the Royal Artillery branch of the service, thinking to amuae the assembled crowds who were collected to witness the illuminations, pro- cured a number of what they believed to be light balls, with parachute and rocket bouquets. After arranging the same along the semi-circular mole at the head of the bay and close under the grounds of the Protestant College, one or more were set alight by a match train, when to the astonishment of the officers and the non- commissioned officers and gunners directing the display, and to the alarm and imminent peril of the assembled spectators a loud explosion took place, and showers of grape shot, were cast around. The artillerymen and many others threw themselves on their faces along the mole and road, and the mass of the spectators took to their heels, when the officers, seeing the mistake they had made, did their best, at the risk of their own lives, to prevent further mischief by taking up the loaded shells and throwing them into the sea, some of which exploded under water with tremendous noise, and the concussion shook the ground like an earthquake. The missiles were pear shaped, about two feet in height, with a loop at the smaller end, and appear to have been intended for suspension over a bastion, to throw light on the enemy's movements, and it is said that they have been so long in store that there was no record of their introduction, and they were considered worthless. Fortunately no other harm resulted than a trifling injury to a lady and a boy.

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