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B&BBERY AND ATTEMPTED MTJRDEB.

THE FATAL FIRE IN LEADENHALL…

A HORRIBLE DISCLOSUBE.

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A HORRIBLE DISCLOSUBE. Peter M'Dermott was charged at the Mansion House on Tuesday with having assaulted Police-con- stable John Cartis, who said that on Saturday after- noon he was in Thames-street in plain clothes, when the prisoner, evidently not knowing he was a police- man, took him by the arm, and said, in a confidential tone, Young man, you are from the country, are you not?" He replied he was, by way of joke; upon which the prisoner said he had just returned from Bea, and had a lot of first-rate tobacco, which he would sell him at 2s. a pound. Come along with me," said the prisoner, I will show it you." He went with him to the City Arms Tavern, in Great Tower-street, and having sat down together in a baek room, the pri- soner, assuming a solemn tone and manner, said, For God's sake don't say a word about what I am about to tell ycu; on the high seas, while on the homeward voyage, we threw the captain overboard, and stole his jewellery." As he said that he took from his pocket what appeared at first sight te be a massive gold ohain, for which, he said, the captain gave thirty- two guineas abroad. He then told Curtis to place his hand under the table, and having done so he put into it a box, which, he said, contained diamonds and a ring. He said he would take X30 for the chain he had shown him and Xlg for the ring and the diamonds. Curtis replied that if he had thrown the captain overboard, as he said he had, as he was a constable he must take him into custody; upon which the prisoner jumped up and seizing him by the throat threatened to "put a knife into him." A struggle took place, but the complainant overcame him. The prisoner begged hard to be allowed to go, saying his ship was off Sherness, but when asked her name he evaded the question. On the way to the polioe-station the prisoner threatened to pull his liver out," seized him, and tore the arm from his coat. The jewellery, so-called, which was shown to the Lord Mayor, was not worth Is. 6d. The Lord Mayor fined the prisoner 10s. for the damage to the complainant's coat, with the alternative of ten days' imprisonment, and a month's hard labour for assaulting him while in the execution of his duty as a police officer.

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THE FRENCH ELECTIONS.—DEFEAT…

LOVE, LAW, AND LUNACY.

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