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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

A CHINESE TRAGEDY.

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A NAVAL MYSTERY.

THE BISHOP OF MANCHESTER ON…

I ====== SALMON POACHERS.

IN THE MIDST OF BURSTING SHELLS.

RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN TURKEY.

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RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN TURKEY. The Correspondent of The Times, writing from Therapia, gives the following account of a sad event which has hap- pened in the barracks ot the Arsenal, where the Russian prisoners are confined An unfortunate prisoner had been induced by some ill-advised Russian sympathizers in the town to try and escape, and neither he nor they could devise any better plan than that he should throw himself out of a hi-li window on to some flagstones beneath. The result of this foolish attempt is that, instead of being shortly exchanged and sent home again to his friends-who must be thanking Providence for his extraordinary escape. in the torpedo attack on the Turkish fleet at Sulina—he is lying dead and buried in some forgotten graveyard on the Bosphorus. He fractured his skmll and died two or three days afterwards. As this story will be made great capital of by the enemies of the unfortunate Turk, and as we shall have all kinds of sensational falsehoods of the cruel treatment to which Russian prisoners are subjected it is as well that an eye-witness of the treat- ment they actually receive should be recorded. The prisoners are in large airy rooms, well fed, decently dressed and have good beds they are also occasion- ally exercised. They are allowed to do anything they like-smoke, play cards, write letters (these are, of course, subjected to inspection), and read news- papers. I trust an emphatic denial will be given to anything that should assign the death of this unfor- tunate man to cruel treatment or harshness. He had simply himself and his friends to thank, and it is to be earnestly hop-d that this true version of the story will find its way to Russia, or many an unfortunate Turkish prisoner may have to suffer in reprisal. It is satisfactory, however, that the personal friends of the Russian prisoners are aware of the good treatment they receive, for a telegram was received here a few days ago, vidi Vienna, from the relations of Lieutenant Putschin, who was captured at Sulina, expressing their deep sense of gratitude for all the kindness and attention he has received.

MONEY ORDERS AND POSTA^ NOTES.

DEATH OF MR. J. C. MARSHMAN.

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A COSSACK CAMP.

BOARD OF TRADE RETURNS.

THE COLORADO BEETLE.

ON THE DANUBE.

M^—** LORD SANDON ON RELIGIOUS…

SELECTED ANECDOTES.

THE MARKETS.