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THE DUBLIN LIBEL CASE.

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THE DUBLIN LIBEL CASE. The libel case, in which the Rev. Charles Jones is plaintiff and Lord Lifford defendant, was resumed on Tuesday morning in the Court of Common Pleas, Dublin, before Chief Justice Monahan. The libel was alleged to be contained in a memorial sent to the Bishop of Derry by the defendant, charging the plain- tiff with preaching erroneous doctrines, and thereby causing St. James's chapel of ease, of which he was curate, to be deserted. Lord Lifford was examined, and deposed that in 1862, on his return to Ireland, after a short absence, he found that several pari- shioners who objected to the plaintiff's teaching, more especially with reference to the Sabbath, which he said was to be a visiting or dining-out" day, had ceased to attend Meenglass Church. A memorial had been sent to the bishop as to the plaintiff's character and in his favour; but several persons who signed it came to the defendant and told him that they had not done so for the purpose of having the plaintiff retained in the parish, he having been dismissed by the rector for writing intemperate letters. The second memorial, containing the alleged libel, was then forwarded, the object of the defendant being to show the bishop the expediency of removing Mr. Jones to another curacy." He further stated that there was an understanding be- tween the bishop and himself that the plaintiff was not to be removed until he got as good a curacy or left of his own accord. Mr. Dowse, Q.C., having addressed the jury for the defendant in an able speech, Mr. Butt, Q. C., replied generally. After a lengthened charge by the Chief Justice, the jury, after a quarter of an hour's consideration, returned a verdict of X400 damages and 6d. costs against Lord Lifford.

ATTEMPTED GAROTTE ROBBERY.

THE SHIRLEY MURDER.

, MANSLAUGHTER AGAINST A RAILWAY…

A LADY COMPETITOR AT A RIFLE…

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THE ROUPELL FORGERIES.

ALLEGED ASSAULT UPON A LADY…

LOSS OF THE SHIP FUSILIER…

GREAT STORM AT ST. PETERSBURG.

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