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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. ---

PARTICULARS OF MAXIMILIAN'S…

THE TICHBORNE BARONETCY,

SPECULATING FOR A "FALL!"

A RAILWAY "COLLISION!" .-

A TRAGEDY in ST. PETER'S at…

HOTEL CHARGES IN PAEIS, ---------

I A PLEASANT RE-UNION.

) CONFESSION OF MURDER COM…

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) CONFESSION OF MURDER COM MITTED 23 YEARS AGO. On Saturday night. a man presented himself at the Chester police-office and inquired to whom he could make a confession, as he had something on his mind which he could not bear to conceal any longer. On I being taken into the chief constable's office, he said hie name was Walter Roberts, nnd he wished to give him- self up for a murder committed in India twenty-tiuee years ago. He was then cautioned in the usual manner, after which he made the following sbtement In 184t I was a private in E Troop, 14tli,Light Dragoons, lyIng at Kirkee, Bombay. One night, as I was going out of the barracks, Corporal Lewis, of the R Troop, followed me down to Dawpoorie to Mr. Jones, thespper's hoiiso. a told him not to come, but he would come. He came in and refused to go away. Jones ordered him to iz,) avvty, a-ud ic would not go. I coaxed him away towards the bridge. When we got on the bridge, which was in course of construction, I he wanted to go back, and 1. gaie him a push, and he fell, I struck bim down lie fell 45 feet, and was found there the next morning dead. I went back to J ones's I place and told him all about it. I stayed in .Tones'a house drinking until 12 o'clock next day, when I went to the bar- racks, and was made prisoner. I wa brought before the civil, court for the murder cf Corporal Lewis, and after eleven days I was discharged. Jones al-o was in custody. I aften- I wawa volunteered into the Horse Artillery, and was (til!!1- eharged on the Ifth June, 1864, on a pension of Is. per day The statement was then read over to him, and he said it was correct, and put his signature to it. On Monday the prisoner was brought up before the magis- trates, and on the statement being read over to him'he denied the truth of it, stating that he had been drink- ¡ ing after receiving his pension, .and had had "the I horrors," and been tormented with horrible thoughts. The bench thought fit to remand the prisoner for -a week for inquiries to be made.

,THE RELIGION OF MINORS.

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