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CURRENT SPORT. i I

DAMAGES FOR LIBEL AGAINST…

SPAIN'S BOY KING. I

THE QUEEN AND CAPE TOWN CATHEDRAL.

THE VICTORIA CROSS. I

A NOTABLE CATCH. I

CAMBRIDGE HONOURS. I

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I THE REVENUE.I

IDESTROYER EXPLOSION.I

IAN M.P.'S RETORT. I

ISNOW IN JUNE. I

IACROSS THE BORDER.'I

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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. I

RIOTING IN BELFAST.

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RIOTING IN BELFAST. CROWD CHARGED BY POLICE. At Belfast, on Sunday afternoon, a determined attack was made (says the DaiiV Telegraph) on a Roman Catholic combined Corpus Christi proces- sion, numbering between 8000 and 10,000 persons. The rendezvous was St. Malachy's College Grounds, and from about two o'clock thousands of spectators poured into the district, which is in the neighbourhood of Carlisle-circus, quite close to the centre of the city. Processions from every district of the city started about three o'clock, and when the main body was proceeding up Donegal- street stones were thrown from several side streets and from tramcars, accompanied by a storm of hooting and jeering from the crowd. The proces- sionists retaliated, and the excitement became very great. Several rushes were also made at the pro- cession, but the police were strongly posted and made a number of arrests. The procession then went on to St. Malachy's College, and on the re- turn journey it was again attacked. Matters assumed such a serious aspect at Carrick-hill, an old battle-ground, that the police were compelled to charge the opposing mobs, with the result that several persons were removed to hospital for treatment. In the evening there was a renewal of the dis- turbance in Curtis-street and York-lane. Large crowds in both thoroughfares stoned passers-by in York-street, where a large mob assembled and retaliated. The Rev. William Maguire, a Methodist clergyman, succeeded in getting the Protestant crowd in York-street to mcye on, but they congre- gated again in Frederick-street. Here Mr. Maguire called upon them to preserve peace, and about 50 young men stepped out and succeeded in preventing an attack being made on the demonstrators. As the police did not arrive, Mr. Maguire's difficulties increased, but he at length induced the crowd to move by calling upon them to follow him down York-street. This they did, singing the National Anthem and cheering the rev. gentleman. A posse of police came upon the scene shortly afterwards and patrolled the district. At a late hour the city was tranquil. FURTHER RIOTING IN BELFAST. I A serious riot occurred on Monday night in Sliankhill-road, Belfast. The district was in an excited state from an early hour in the evening, and a collision took place between the police and all immense crowd, the former being vigorously stoned. Constabulary reinforcements were sum- moned from other districts of the city, and so threatening did the mob become that the military were telephoned for. A squadron of the 21st Lancers promptly turned out and drove the rioters into side streets. Simultaneously with the out- break the mob began to wreck house property, one establishment suffering severely. The crowds having been dispersed, the military were withdrawn about eleven o'clock. SUNDAY S DISTURBANCE. At Belfast on Monday about 20 young fellowa and one young woman were charged with riotous behaviour during the passing of the Corpus Christi procession in Belfast. Evidence showed that in every instance the prisoners were caught red- handed. Fines of 40s. and costs were imposed in each case, the accused also being bound over to keep the peace. Three others were arrested on Monday afternoon for attacking a returned Yeoman.

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