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THE BIRMINGHAM WORKING MEN'S…

COMMITTAL OF TWO YOUNG LADIES…

DEATHS FROM DESTITUTION.

UNVEILING THE ALBERT MONUMENT…

THE MURDER OF MAJOR HE VERB.

CONVICTIONS FOR SELLING DISEASED…

UTTERING COUNTERFEIT COIN…

THE ROAD MURDER.

THE FRAUDH ON THE BIRMINGHAM…

FRIGHTFUL DEA TH OF AN INSURANCE…

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FRIGHTFUL DEA TH OF AN INSURANCE SOOIifjTY'S SECRETARY. A painful feeling was occasioned on Tuesday morning, shortly before eight o'clock, in the neigh- bourhood of New Bridge-street, Blackfriars, in conse- quence of a report that Mr. Riobard Ray, secretary to the Rand-in-Hand Insurance Society, whose offices are situated in that thoroughfare, had com- mitted self-destruction by jumping from the second- floor window. It seems that the unfortunate gentleman resided in the house with his family, but at the time of the sad occurrence there were only his daughter, himself, and the servants in the house. His wife is staying in the country, whenca he only re- turned a few days since, leaving her behind. The deceased rose on the morning before fmy one else in the house, and, having cleaned and dteased himself, he proceeded to a window in the front room on the second floor and precipitated himself on to the pave- ment in Bridge-street. To show his determination, it may be observed that although the railings below are some distance from the house, he succeeded in escaping them, falling two or three feet in front. There were several cabmen on the rank close by at the time, and they assisted in raising the shattered frame of the unhappy gentleman, which was at once removed to St. Bartholomew's Hospital in a cab, where life was found to be extinct. His daughter arrived at the hospital shortly after his removal thither, but only to learn the melancholy fact of his death. The de- ceased had been some years in the society, and was much respected and no cause can appear to be as- signed for his fatal resolution. He was upwards of sixty years of age. The painful news has been communicated to his wife. Another aceondt says, Mr. John Ray, the brother of the deceased gentleman, states that his Unfortunate relative -returned to London from Folke- stone on Monday night, when he was in good spirits and perfect health, and in speaking of his family said he hoped they would have pleasant weather at Folke- stone. The brother says that he had never threatened to destroy his life, and that be was not in pecuniary difficulties. He is of opinion that death was caused by accident. He appears to believe that as his brother was leaning out of the window for the purpose of ascertaining whether there were any rain clouds, he fell out. This opinion is founded upon the fact that the deceased was very anxious about his family having fine weather. No person was in the room at the time of the fatal occurrence." '(.

SUICIDE OF A YOUNG WOMAN AT…

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;=."''' CHOLERA PANTO IN SICILY.

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A OATTLE PLAGUE IN AMERICA.