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- t A (TTTuSl^ON THE GALLOWS.

WESTMINSTER ABBEY.

EGYPTIAN FINANCE.

BAD BOOKS.

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i i V < " INHUMAN WRETCHES.

AN UNFORTUNATE ADONIS.

iFARMERS' RATES.

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OUR CORN SUPPLY.---

MR. BLUNT. '

A FEMALE FIEND.

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A FEMALE FIEND. At the Thames Police-court the other day, Teresa Smith, aged 20, of 88, Catherine-buildings, Cart- wright-street, Whitechapel, was charged with terrible: cruelty to her illegitimate child Henry, aged five. The principal witness was a neighbour named Annie Edwards, and some of the cruelties which she deposed to having been perpetrated by the mother are unfit for publication. On Wednesday of last week the witness stated the mother made the poker red-hot. and stripping the child applied it to the lower part of his back, and burning him severely. She then knocked the child down, kicked him, and jumped upon him. Further, she knocked the little one's head against the door in such a violent way as to bring in one of the neighbours, and the same day bit a piece of flesh from his arm. Witness confessed she had seen the prisoner assault the child every day since, but she had been afraid to say anything about it. Mr. D. Macinish, surgeon, who had examined the child, described it as weighing a stone less than it oughjj to weigh. It only weighed 26!lb. On the, 2 right side of the head there was a large blister, and to all appearances hair had been pulled out. On the. left side there was another large sore, and the head was covered with smaller scars. There were sores on both ears; a large scar on the left shoulder, a cicatrix two inches long at the bottom of the spine on both elbows large ulcerating sores; on the right hand a blister, and the legs and feet were covered- with burns and sores. The poor child had to be carried into court. Its appearance was shocking, at it seemed starved. Mr. Saunders ordered the pri. eoner to be remanded.

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