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BLACKMAILERS' HEAVY DOOM. Andrew Grant, Archibald Edward Thorpe, and Herbert Coulton, who pleaded guilty to black- mailing, were brought up for sentence at the Old Bailey on Monday, as were Arthur Manzal md Paul Ullrich, German waiters, convicted of a 3imilar offence. Grant and Coulton were men of bad reputations, and MY. Justice Hawkins, in sentencing them and Thorpe, said they had been guilty of a most cruel and abominable crime, by which during the last four years they bad extorted £1500 from the wholly innocent proeecutor, an Essex gentleman living near Braintree. It was diffi- cult to imagine greater villainy thnn the prisoners had been guilty of. Grant and Coulton would be sentenced to penal servitude for life, and Thorpe to 15jears. Mr. Justice Hawkins sentenced Mnnzal to 10 years' penal servitude,, and Ullrich to eight years. Manzal fainted as be was leaving the dock, and bad to be carried to the colls.

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OLD WARHIORS FETED.

LORD VIVIAN AND THE THIEF.

SIR JOHN BENNETT DEAD.

PRESENTS TO THE QUEEN. !

ANOTHER NEW DISEASE.

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IMPORTANT APPEAL CASE.

THE "SLEEPY DISEASE,"

THE TRANSVAAL.

EARLY CAVES.

.---I RED INDIANS AND POLYGAMY.I

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THE, CAPTAIN'S SOUL.

IS IT A MYSTERY?.

ATLANTIC ADVENTURERS.

AN ORANG FOR THE ZOO.I

FOREIGN NAVIES

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jSPITOME OF NEWS. -

- CURRENT SPORT. -

IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. -

I INDIAN CAVALRY DECORATED.

TO HELP THE ESSEX FARMERS.