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SOME FEMALE POISONERS.

HUNG, DRAWN, AND BURNT.

THE POPULAR POISON.

OUR FIRST FEMALE POISONEF.

" ARSENIC ALWAYS ARSENIC."I

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ARSENIC ALWAYS ARSENIC." Coming to the present century, we find the dtory of poisoning by arsenic—arsenic, tmijours arsenic- repeated with wearisome iteration. At Bristol, in 1835, Mary Ann Burdock was put on her trial before Sir Charles Wetherell for the murder of Clara Ann Smith by the administration of arsenic. This was a case of murder for gain. Mrs Smith was an elderly woman, and was proved to have been in possession of at least XI,000 shortly before her death. The prisoner, who was in poor circum- stances, kept a lodging-house. The evidence was circumstantial, but overwhelming; and the pris- oner was found guilty and executed. She was sentenced on April 13tb, a Monday, and executed on the following Wednesday. Yet this was only two years before Queen Victoria ascended the Throne!

WHEN DOCTORS DISAGREE, &C.

A CAM OF ARSENIC : " NOT PROVEN."

THE STORY OF MADELBIKS SMITH.

ONCE TOO OFTEN.

ANOTHER WHOLESALE POISONER.

ICHERCHEZ L'HOMME.

SHOCKING DEATH OF A YOUNG…

A NEW PURSE.

';I" HUMOUR.

A FIDDLE WITH A HISTORY.

TRADE REPORT. !

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THE TITHE BILL.

THE EGYPTIAN QUESTION.'

THE IRISH VOTES.

THE MAYBRICK TRIAL.

THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES.

GENERAL BOULANGER'S CASE.

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