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£ 8,150 IN A CASH-BOX.I -+-I

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£ 8,150 IN A CASH-BOX. I -+- I STRANGE DISCOVERY IN THE MERSEY. On Tuesday forenoon, while the tide was at its lowest ebb at Liverpool, a constable noticed some unusual object in the mud banks behind No. 2 bridge, left bare by the receded water. The services of a ferry stageman were procured, and the object, which turned out to be a cash-box, was recovered. It was taken by the police to the detective office, and there opened. It was then discovered that the contents were of an extremely valuable character. There was a sum of about £ 150 in bank notes, and, in addition to this, there wore securities for a sum understood to amount to £ 8,000. How long the cash-box has been embedded in the mud bed is a matter of conjecture, but it does not appear to have been there very long. A curious feature about the matter is that the police have not received notice of any robbery having taken place. The mystery is on this account greatly heightened, as it is hardly possible for any person to have lost so much without the loss being known. It is surmised that a considerable robbery has occurred somewhere; whether in Liverpool or close to is not known. The supposition is that there was a considerable sum of gold in the box, and this having been carefully abstracted, the box, with the rest of the contents, was thrown away to avoid discovery. Among current rumours as to the find it is affirmed that the cash-box was being taken to a safe deposit in the city, that the person to whom it was entrusted was followed, and while the door of the safe was being opened, the box being placed temporarily on the floor, it was cleverly scoured, and the gold appropriated. But a robberv of this kind would become known at once, and would certain,ly have been reported.

FISHING- BOAT DISASTER,I

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CREAM OF THE MAGAZINES. I

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ICANON SCOTT ON EDUCATION.

CHESTERBANKRUPTCY COURT

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