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PROPOSED ALTERATIONS IN THE…

WHEAT CROP OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.…

THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCHES…

IN TIMES GONE BY

KIDNAPPING IN THE SOUTH SEAS.

THE MICE IN THE CABINET.

GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE…

--THE GOLD-FIELDS OF NOVA…

PERSEVERANCE DESERVES SUCCESS!

-----,_---MARTIAL LAW.

THE BEAU MONDE IN PARIS!

A CURIOUS VIOLIN.

THE NAVAL REVIEW.

DANCE THE GAROTTCHA.

VERY MYSTERIOUS!

THE CZAR NOT RECONCILED!

AN EDITOR'S REVENGE!

EXTRADITION OF CRIMINALS.

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EXTRADITION OF CRIMINALS. As this subject may probably come before Parlia- ment in consequence'of the Act of last Session, in reference to the authentication of copies of depositions taken in a foreign State, expiring on the first of Sep- tember, unless renewed, it may be of interest to note a judgment just delivered by Mr. Justice Shipman in the Circuit Court of New York, on a writ of habeas corpus in the case of a German, Heinrich, alleged to be a fugitive from justice. The Judge laid it down that by the law of the United States every piece of docu- mentary evidence offered by the agents of the foreign Government in support of the charge of criminality should be accompanied by a certificate of the principal resident diplomatic or consular officer of the United States, stating that it is properly and legally authen- ticated so as to entitle it to be received in evidence in support of the same criminal charge by the tribunals of the foreign country. The Judge further stated that the complaint upon which a warrant of arrest is asked should set forth briefly, but clearly, the substance of the offence charged, so that the Court can see that a crime enumerated in the treaty is alleged to have been committed the complaint need not be drawn with the formal precision of an indictment for final trial, but should set forth the substantial and material features of the offence. In the case before Mr. Justice Ship- man, after hearing argument, he refused to discharge tie prisoner.