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SOME FEMALE POISONERS.

HUNG, DRAWN, AND BURNT.

THE POPULAR POISON.

OUR FIRST FEMALE POISONEF.

" ARSENIC ALWAYS ARSENIC."I

WHEN DOCTORS DISAGREE, &C.

A CAM OF ARSENIC : " NOT PROVEN."

THE STORY OF MADELBIKS SMITH.

ONCE TOO OFTEN.

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ONCE TOO OFTEN. Six years prior to Madeleine Smith's case-in March, 1851—Sarah Chesham, "a woman of masculine proportions," was tried at Chelmsford for poisoning. Here, as usual, it was the same well-worn story of arsenic; and it illustrated the proverb that the pitcher can go once too often to the well. The specific crime for which Chesham was indicted was the murder of her husband, but the evidence left little doubt that she was a whole- sale poisoner. In 1847 she had been tried at the same place for poisoning a child, and acquitted. The next year she was again found not guilty on a charge of murdering two of her own children, and-strange to relate-a third time she escaped the noose. But in L849 a female accomplice, her- self under sentence of death for poisoning, split on Mrs Chesham, who in due course was found guilty and executed. "She heard her doom with- out the slightest emotion."

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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