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THE U"BEKS NE IVS. A fire occurred on the premises of Mr Joseph [Hermann, baker and confectioner, Whitechapel, liondon, an I Mr Hermann and four other persons lost their ii At the Tallies Police Court Johanna Tank, captain oi; tii: steamer Ellida, was fined J625 for a breach ot > e cholera regulations in allowing 26 persons fv< a I. Russian port infected with cholera I to disemb,, I ithout permission of the port autho- rities. The Dac.. e.i police report a mysterious drown- ing affair. A out a week ago an unknown man visited ttie ii in search of his wife, who had absconded, a a< I ne was not seen again until his dead body was found ftoat,ng in a water lodge in a low part of the vu, which is difficult of approach. During th> performance at the Opera House, Canton, Ulits--is, bOllie firework used in the course of one of l L. acts ignited the scenery. The audience v; • seized with panic, and a wild stampede w ••• made towards the doors. In the galleries no i' vier than 25 persons were iujured, 'three of tL't<lU Sutaily. Mrs HopKms landlady of the Currant Tree Inn, Westcro-s, Swansea, has died from injuries alleged to n- •. been inflicted by Edward Fitz- gerald, a cufev- 'i cr, who is in custody. Fitzgerald is alleged to ;i-i,vo struck deceased because she refused lr.ui Uitik, and in falling- Mrs Hopkins struck her .e,-L, i against the stair rail. Robert l'id. up, an engine fitter, residing at West Gorton, 'aS walking across the fields from "Withington to Rusholine when he heard a report mof firearius,i, 1 shortly afterwards found a young man lyi g d,ad with a revolver by hib side and a bullet wound in ne ri^ht temple. Information was giveu to tut; police, and the body was removed to the Moss Side mortuary. A mineral vv:<,ter bottle was washed ashore near Formby, and inside it were two slips of wood with the following > ritten on them:—"All hands lost. No time to say more." The Naronic was a splendid new cattle steamtr owned by the White Star Company, and she is supposed to have been lost at i with all hands. The owners of the fcteauier iliev that it is a hoax. At an inque st on the body of all infant, aged four months, ti e son of Malcolm Poole, a Cor- poration labourer, Manchester, the jury found that the CCll] had been accidentally suffocated in bed. It red that the father, mother, and two children eupied a bed scarcely large enough for two peop, itnd that about 18 months ago another chii č suffocated whilst in bed. John Dai ot- Ire, aged ten, was brought up at the Stockport O iiiuty Police Court charged with stealing 90 y r i ot sateen cloth, from the Hazel throve statiou. 1 he boy told the officials at the Station he hao come for a parcel left by a gentle- man whose lihe he couldn't remember." He was unsuceesci ui in his efforts to sell the cloth ana. hid it ill a ditch. He was ordered to be whipped. The Salford rough coroner, held an inquest 49& the body of Phoebe Ann Robinson, 46, wife of a labourer, liv lag a,t 1, Gibb-street James-street, Salford Deceased was a person of intemperate Jiabits. She woufc upstairs to fetch an oil lamp which needed triiuming. As she was descending the stairs, owitig to her intoxicated condition, she fell and received injuries of which she died. The jury returned a verdict of accidental death. The Crewe iieeusing justices, at their adjourned session, called before them every person who applied for the renewal of a licence with the object of finding out in what relation the applicant stood to the brewer who supplied the hoase. At the end of the sitting the Mayor announced that they had decided not to renew $he licences of ten houses. The licence in each Cam was held by a manager, who was removable at any time. An inquest was held by Mr Smelt on the body of James Barton, 62, pie-maker, who carried on business in Radnor-street, Hulme. The deceased wasdriving in a trap along Upper Jackson-street, when the animal fell, and Barton was thrown into the street. His left arm was broken, and he was taken to the Royal Infirmary, where, however, it was not considered necessary to detain him. His condition grew worse, and he died. A verdict of accidental death was returned. An inquest was held at Douglas on the body of Mobert Taggart, who was found drowned near the rocks under Douglas Head by the lighthouse keeper. The evidence showed that Taggart had been troubled about a stealing case, in which he was the prosecutor. He stated that he was tired of his life, and would do awiy with himself, Before leaving the House of Industry, of which be w s an inmate, on Saturday, he gave his insurance papers to the superintendent, telling jbim to see he had a decent funeral. The medical evidence was to the effect that death was due to drowning. A verdict of Found drowned was returned. An exciting scene was witnessed at Blackburn. A large block of tall buildings in the principal thoroughfare was surrounded by the police, while Sergeant Greenall and a constable ascended to the roof in search of an ex-convict named Diggle, belonging to Bolton. Diggle led his pursuers a long and highly hazardous pursuit over the house tops before they ran him to earth in an attic, where he had taken refuge. He had to be lowered from a window to the constables below. At the jBlackburn police court Diggle was charged with twing on premises for an unlawful purpose. He Jhad a bad record, and was sent to prison for three months. James Dorey, who murdered his family at ISTaul, and was ordered to be confined in Dundrum Lunatic Asylum, Dublin, during Her Majesty's pleasure, is said to have recently escaped, and juttle doubt is entertained that he is uow safe abroad. Certain facts transpired which have led the chief keeper at the asylum to resign, and two other officials have been dismissed by the Lord- lieutenant. 1 lie flight of Dorey was assisted by the dismissed officials. A dummy was placed in his bed to deceive a k epe'r on his nightly rounds after Dorey had escaped from the window by means of aropp. A suit of clothes was placed in an adjoining hut, and here the escaped convict clothed himself and made off. Great excitement was caused at Blackburn railway station on the arrival of the Midland train from Manchester by a report that one of the passengers had poisoned himself. A middle- aged man, apparently a collier, was found in a third class carriage in great agony and almost unconscious, while on the floor of the carriage lay a broken bottle labelled poison." From the statements of two men who travelled in the same carriage it appears that directly. after leaving Darwen the man jumped to bis feet and began raving wildly. He tore his neckerchief from his throat, and taking the bot Ie from his pocket bit the neck off with his teeth because the cork stuck,, and swallowed the contents. His fellow- panengers were greatly alarmed, and one nearly fainted with terror at the sight. > A fearful story comes from Penang, a Dutch vessel having been pirated by her Acheenese pass.ngers, who murdered the captain, two English mates, and 22 members of the crew. The cargo was left intact by the pirates, whose leader was the Acheenese supercargo on board. Seven of his accomplices went aboard at one of the ports of cl1.11 after the Customs officers had examined and left the steamer. This irregularity probably led to the disaster, which resulted in the firates securing five thousand guilders as booty. n obtaining this, however, they also killed 21 passengers and wounded 12, while 18 others who escaped in a boat were drowned by the craft ,mpsizing owing to over-crowding. Nineteen passengers and 32 of the crew were unharmed. The pirates carried off four Acheenese and five other women. "THERE'S A CHIEL AMONG YR: TAKIN' NOTES, ,AN' FAITH HE'LL PRINT 'EM," has now become a saying so familiar that no apology need be made for introducing it; especially as it is inti- mately associated with the Press, which has helped in publishing the value of Holloway's PilJs and Ointment. The chiel that had been takin' motes for the past fifty years of the cures effected by these wonderful remedies, has frequently in- formed the public that they have no equal. He ftiaa noted where they have been successful when other medicines failed, and he has been particular in stating that at this period of the year they are ^specially useful, as they cure or relieve dysentery, tfiiarrhcea, all stomach and bowel disorders, bile, øa4 indigestion.

WALES AN1) WELSHMEN. I

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