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' i i ii / i. 'i . / J i«m.» niUi-^jKAlj'rm - SOOTHAMFION OBSEBVER AND WINCHESTER NEWS-SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16
ouid also dostrov of "" artrcTO„v„„.. THE SCHOOL BOARD AND THE THEATRES.
JitUie Wortminster Police, oonrt, Mr.Wybrow Bobflrflon, inan^ror of the Boyd Th.tre,
faTfc3H08{J7A
%OI WAH'I
a monopoly
Itaikcm (Chairman of Commit*,
mid also dostroy some of the iry of tho lukc country. Mr.
* mugge*ted that the
IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.
In tha Horn* of lards on Friday, Lord Derby, r . lI«"imond and Lord Granvillo, mat..
. wet to tha ArmI*tioe IdantW
,iih that which tho Chancellor of the Exchequer had , id* at an earlier hoar in the Common*. Ma &ko ^nounced that induction* had been eant to Admlml :;.m,by lo mow up a detachment of him gee* to Con.
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time, in thocmis at whioh they had antral,'ho «U t»t .isposod to rofuso the Vote, while |» hoped that.
' ""rt!rtimrmt would not consider themselves war. nnted in acting with precipitation.' Tho Chanbollor ; Iho Exchequer eiprcased the pleasure with which
- "ad heard the noble ilaVquis's announcement. As to the question ot policy,vfji. Government recognised tie groat change* that ha^ taken place in tho Euro---system in cAaequ.nco of the war. It would be.
duty to takp rat m the reconstruction of imlWo, b«at(«e England «aa bound to take
- - i were-that th«e mhould ho perfect free
fur s»d durable mettlement ehcnld be made in the r ,.union of the countrie* to bo reorganiwd. Ha hoped
"ta'ajtory, and no Power had a right to
U' M* precedent dangeroua to the (hnmtitutlou. The
...... of I^ghnd would be umcd to the utmoet in
„r of liberty of crniacimw for all the Inhabitant, r 1 urkey. He mhonld not, however, oppome the Vote . r lh, satisfactory exdanalion of tha ChauoeBor of Ktrheqn*. Mr. W. H. Smith promlmed that no aocomplimh the object,
alkd, whereupon lord Hartington, Mr. Foret*. md other lending mtmbere of the On-
gjkpart, the Houee warn counted out at Half-past
MYSTERIOUS DEATH.
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handm w«e npon the top of her head, and mhe warn for breadth. On seeing witness
violently gamping dceeamed caught hi
n but mhe ^a* unable to ait, and'feB acreg: heir* bemido her. Witne** went for Hf


md laughter. The Committee amenxed to the Vote of Credit by K8 Minwtcnal majonty of ^04. The re-, dud with enthusiastic and protracted
thf Hou*oof Wda on Monday, Ixnd Beacon*. :.,U IxmlDunraven that Minimtcrm had wedred :.;rHwtmn with regard to the intelligence pub-m mom* of the hewpapen, to tho effect that a r of Huwian marine, had crommed the Balkan* .* the Sen of Marmin* for tho purpome of man-I urkish men-of-war which were to become m property, and comwy troopm from the Sen of ira to Odemma aud RehamtiqioL Ho added that ' ' 1 no reamon to bolicre the mtatement conocL hie Earl almo maid, in anmwor to Lord Own-


conceal that i
itmople, Admiml Hornby had declined thw iWht^r of taking a portion of him Meet through utm without inxtructionm, and had returned to Bay. Her Majomty'm Oorammeut had. In ^ -ith the Porte, and he much di@culty am waa . . . .. . * r J bad occurred; hot ha (Oaliu ntly beared that it would mhortly b«
noui : -d. Subeoquent to the communlcationm be lir )lmjeety'a (»o*ommont and the Porte,
I mign liofemmenta had applied for Ermanm to _ Ihc iLrdanellee, though he waa not able to may that in them at once if granted.
Wug, found Mra. Strode b flushed and her breathing slow - -—«Uonhadalmoetmtopped,andthe beating of the heart warn nearly undiatfnguimhable.
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deceamed m mimter-ln-law mtatod that Mrm. Strode on Fnday refumed to eat, maylng that mhe Intended not to partake of any mere food. She meomed greatly do-, premeed, and warn certainly not accountable for h#r actwna, though mhe did not at all Lon to demtroy hereelf, and that —
ah; wa. not nkccd under rotraint. Tho jury re-
wgof uLtl B»idd«
FUXEBAL OF GkORGE CBUIKSHAKE.
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two place*. There waa nkle, and another frec-•r mo pateua. ihcmwero other w( ---------V. Thn vnm.il. »-----'----
inflicted, but
Mr. Roger Lee,'of 07, Blno^Aa^t^LdTBo eey, a mnrgeop, who had made # eaamina-
a throntenmgattitude, but coullnot .wear to having
of the Ul-treatmcnt that mhe hj received. The jury, after a lo«» Knr....u.K™ —t-----1 — -----
« appeared to aeroral ,
were alao two aummonaea for employing children orcr • S? »S» 0f ten yeara, they not baring obtained cortifi-
P^a" 1%% c^d
them, and it waa hot deairablo that children ahonld be
eminent m the theatrical pro!e«non wto had commenced life jn quite as humble a manner as these children, and he took it that the Act of Parliament waa not framed to meet auch as those, which' were of the most vital importance to the whole of tho
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children. Mr. Bobertmon argued that if the Intention ducak the children warn +e*a/* he could not be nctad. Mr. D'Eynoourt warn againmt Mr. Robert-, and adjourned the caae at him requeaL
and the right leg h__
a double fracture aboi _ _ —
turo just below the patella. Thci ibout the body. The woundm might have been eolf.
uoely prebabla. He almo dlmcdrered kneee and thighm. She died from
Monday, Michael
wounding Constable Jamca McBrion, <7 L, by strik-
ing him on tho head with a poker, at 0, White Lion-court, Vauahall. Ho was further charged with mother, not in custody, in aasnulting Constable 176 U, wlto staled that-on Saturday evening last, whilst m duty at Vauzhall, he maw the primoner aud another nan $ghtiug. Ho meparatcd them and tried to per-
Uieir tbok^g%Sr^l^ bZt*Wmlb2 U%
bade and head with the buckle end. Three or four of or 6ompamenm alao ammiatod, and knocked hfm do*n d reemod pnapnar from cumtody. He aftarwaxdm,
In him hand. Upon MaBnon going into the pammage prieoner flrat knocked
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ground, Wcedmg profumely. Prisoner then made a a thiAl blowat tho preetrato man, bnt fortunaWly mimmed him aim end caught the door. It mam with mat di&culty he warn dragged out of the bourne, 178 L having In draw hia mtaff to defend himmelf. Dr. Charl# Corbctt Bladee maid he warn called to mee the
M=*iM of Georg, ' examinaUon *itn j, %ud tim f^n"KS
and the other on the right sidr .....
Long before the hi _____ .
funeral, a vaaf crowd ame"mbkd — «« ,cw-
dcnce of tho family In Hampstrnd-road, and tho polka found it neceemary to eumpand all tmAo tiB aftf 'k-
had mtarted. In the cemetory mlmo thoumandm of ladiem and gentlemen waitin
lamttnbut*ofrempecttothedecea*cdaaL_
after two o clock the funeral prdccmaion, which in eluded a largo numbor of


' J'1 Mr. C. S. Parker stated liis reasons for .•to :iio Vote. Mr. Co wen rcpliej to some . Mr Gladstone on Fiiday referring to him, ^id i hs- contention was that when national interemta
; - to any that could be mubmtltutod for iL Mr. deprecated tho exhibition of distrust of
• -ign Power*. Mr. Gladstone observed that the
.n ihility of the House warn now at an end, and r would not bemeem their dignity to worry the ' "Ti.ment whon encaged in tnuwaction* of an
• \ "ii- and a diffic ult kir.il. Tho discussion was con-' " I Lr Mr. Waddy. Mr. Macdonald. Mr. Htorer,
I' flnumey, Dr. Waid, and Mr. Hubbard, anj I ^:th the adoption of the report arm m*. Sub. I "I y, in Committee of Waym and Mean*, the ' . ,»u Xor of the EmcLequar moved r**olution* for MX millions by tho issue of Exchequer ■ iil» i.nd Kxche-dition to tho Debt, and as we were within six v .*f the end of th# financial year it would be ' pwilde to put on ne* taae* that would be woMh ytlnng. The arrangement would, therefor*, be a I mporary on*; *nd when ho brought forward hi* L waal atatement for the year 1870-79, h* would mdainhowhawouldprovidoforlL Th*M*oIutlon* * re then agxtod to, amid cheer* and without di*. ( yswn. Mr. Cro** having mov*d the eecond reading « : tlw FactoHe* and Workshop* Bill, Mr. Tennant m mittcd, a* an amendment, that jn any meaeure f th* mn*olidation and amendment of the law Toting to factoriee and workmhopa, It wa* deebable, " the interemt* alike of employer* and employed, that m-. trade* and manufacture* employing th* *am* clam* ol labour *ho#ld b* pl*cad upon th* *ame footing and ui' ler the *am# protective and remtnctlve regulatlonm. A conversation of a discursive character followed, in t ' course of which a general approval wa* expressed ol the liiU, though mevoral suggestions, with a view | tho improvement of its details, were mad*. Mr. y 4In the House of Lords on Tuesday, Lord Granville vi g asked what was tho latest information respect-| the SWO *f*f^rm In the Bad, Lord Derby nplied
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uded a largo numbor of private carriage* and * cuming coachem, arrived, at the mortuary where it warn mot under tho portico by the Rev. Charlc* Stewart, M.A., who began Immediately to remte the order for the Burial of the Dead. The cofBo, wluoh warn of poliehed oak, warn then home Into Uie chapel on tho mhoulder* of four volunteer*, who had fonnerly *erv*d in thercghnent of which dcceuscd wa* coloneL tir* among the mourner* came Mr*. Cruihshank, leaning on the artn of ono of hor mon*, then momo relative* of the hmily, and Anally a few
Itiploy, 6c. Among thomo occupying eeatm in the chapel wen, Mr. J. Tmniel, Mr. Omneisen, Mr. hdmund late*, Mr. J. Shochan, and Mr. PegeL Tha coDm, which wa* covered with wreath* and Immor-toll**, was then placed on a catafalque in the middle of th* chapel, after which tho funeral eerrlco warn pro. ceoded with. On th* conclumlon of the ccr*mony the procewlomra: m-fonndd and the cojBn homo to tho grave, bdng foBo^md by an Immenmo number of per-*on*, wlmw demennour wa* momt rempcetful through-nnL Mere th* remainder of tha mervioe w*a read, and tho ccramonv of Intorment complclod. On the colEn-plato warn tho mimpl* record—"George Cruikmhank, artlat, bom September 27, 1792, died February 1, , "8*^ **'" Around tha grave were many familiar facfe known for their eamemt advocacy of the caum* of temperance. Ther* warn a largo force of police prcmcnt, but no need for Uwnr mwrvlct*
THE "SMITH'S" KINDRED CASE.
Tho Lords Justices James and Thosigcr had before them on Monday morning tho caeo of the Attorney-General v. the Duke of Northumberland, on an inter-locutory appeal from the Mamter of the Rollm. The Attorney-Oeneral, Mr. Davoy, Q.C., and Mr. P. Hawkins were for tho Crown; Mr. ftigahawo, Q.C., and llr. W. Barber for the truatoes | and Mr. Chittv, Q.C., and Mr. MAcnaghten fbr the "poor kindrod" y*" tesWor, who** will I, in quoetlon. It appeared VfUh"? bT his will, dated 1827, bequeathed f1,000 to be inveatcd in land worth f60 a year for the rmnmwn of captive* taken by Turkish rover* or pirate*, who in other day* *eem to have been venr trouble-mom*, not only on land but by *ea. He al*o gave another f1,000 to bo laid out in land, of the value of fOO. for the beneflt of the poovemt of hi* kindred. The land wa, bought in Kenmngton and Chelmea, and I* cf cour** a, much increaeed in value a* tho ta*tator in the number of hi* kindred. Th* number of omptlvee taken W pirate*, on the other hand, having dlmlnimhed to nothing, an Act of Parliament In 1772 aBowod the income intended for them %> be devoted to the u** of the poor kind; .d, after providing for the fOO a year. A *chem* wa* at length directed, and a qumtlon havu^ aneen a* tA whether any of the income oould
Ung tha bequest to the kindred,
It wa* enrprimlng aim follow taven on* blow, i squlte unable to attend
that falal romult* did not ioconmtahl* warn In bed, and at premcnL Pri*on*r waa
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Munday evening at tho London Inmtitution, on '/:Tho ioipAlo.'' Submarine #%pl6*lvee appear td hiv* been known to the Chineeo at m very aariy period, and in 15M the Dutch emplbyed them at tho mirj^ of Ant: wcrp. An American inventor, BomhneB, Succeeded In destroying tho Britimh man-of-war Corbarua during lb* American etmggle for Independence, and Fulton, another American, destroyed by mean* of tofpfdoci an experimental French *hip in 1801, and aRritlmh ono in 1803, but neither Power encouraged the inven-tion at that time. In 1842 the late Colonel Colt applied the galvanic bettcry to fire torpedpc*p but it wa* not until their demtructr/eefcet* were experienced during tho late civil warn In America that the employ ment of these terrible missiles in naval warfare becami
genemL An actual *par torpedo and Captain McEvoy'i. drifting torpodoe* were exhibited and explained, and by mea^a of diigram* tha pecnllaritle* of th* Whitehead, Captain Harvey'*, and other*, of modem inven tion, were explained. The principal means of defene we had against torpedoe* wa* surrounding tho mhl; with netting, illuminating the whole prea for a mil or more around with a powerful electric light, an; countermining, f.*., blowing up an attacking torpedo *ch It* goal. A momt fonnloahle
antidote could be found. Crude petroleum is to be Injected ov*r the *hip to be *ttack*d, which, by meam of a special rocket, can be fired, and the men driver from th* gun* during the preparation of a torpedi attack. The Russian Government wa* hurrying or the completion of 100 boat* of the Yarrow typo and 4! of another model, and h* feared the*e formidable ongineaof destruction were intended for th* Britimh ~ ' * mid be a sufficiency of
CONTAMINATION OF UNIFORMS. The Zamvf, In e mpecial report on the contamln*.
icTdZicLajz ^htrsa
t^rimghly hif^T^d thm^L%°cZSZnt2 pomted out meveral ca*e* of thi* nature with [uainted. Nor ha
bTth f
trained ofB«
oeetmin inveetment* ana tne too a year, were to be applmd for tho benefit of *uch kindred; and the r«*I-du* for other charitable object* to be *ettfed by the jchomo. Their lordabips, iowever, both dissented

THE FRAUDS ON THE BIREBECK BANK.
Saturday, Edward
At Bow-street Police Leaak, WUliam B. Bel eherged/on remand, bef< iirod to obtain, an
Mr. Flowers, with having nth having so obtained,
forgefdebit note. The fact* of the______
by the evidence, were that on the 9th of October last the prisoner William Loask engaged a bed room at the house of a Mr. Ha*, 22, Gillingham-street, Eccleston-■quare, in tho name of T. C. Wootten. On the 10th, the next d*y, a debit note for £600, signed by T. 0. Wootten, that being the name of one of the bank customer*, was received at the bank, together with a letter asking that the money should be forwarded in ton £60 note* to 22, Gillingham-street, Ecclcston-square. As the number of the customer's account was correctly quoted, and as the signature, on reference to the signature book, appeared correct, the money wa* forwarded as desired, add th* letter containing the notes was qeoaiv*d by William Leamk. It wa* afterward* discovered that the debit note was a forgery. It was clear that the fraud had been committed by some one inside the bank, as tho signature book had been Urn pared with, a piece of paper containing a mignaturo like tho one on the debit note having been imsted ovorf the real signature, and the page of the oook in wtych the number* of the note* wero kept
The prisoner* were committed for trial.
Turn RoTAt Navr.—In the eetimata* for th* navy for 1878-79, th* number of ofBcor*, *oamen, and boy* provided for i* 41,700, and tha Royal Marin** are to be maintained at a strength of 13,973. Th* rceerve* 80*500*** horn* on the wtimatc* toabont
Salmon Fisiiiko is Scotlajto.—Salmon fishing on the river* Doe, Don, and Deveron wa* opened on Monday, under the most encouraging auspices. Not for many year* have *ueh large take* been **cured on uu opening day. Foul salmon were numerous and were mthor troubleeom* to angler*. The price of salmon ham not been mo low in Aberdeen for twenty carm, and the bulk of the fish warn despatched to tho AB appearance* indicate a successful


mber of the men e

, , .. morning Logan waa*foun!I
dead on the railway, hi* face bearing mark* of fearful injwy, mvpowl to have been Inflicted by mean* of a knife. It is believed that Logan has been murdered,
and ma Rafferty wa* lamt *een in hi* company *earch i* #%###
Kgethoir. Some o( S. plata ^(^^ntnofeS
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ontaminated. Pulford-*treet eeem* to * re**t of the factory hand*, and It. i* i m meventy famlllee working for
ie Army CloUung Department Hve her*. The house* are email and badly ventilated. In one of theae dwelling, three caw* of warlK fever occurred on the 14th: of July lamt, and two of th* patient* were re-moved to .he Stockwell Hospital Two day* later,
the patient* wa* removed to the hoepital. On the 8th of A*gu*t a forrth outbreak occurred, and two more lodger* feU iB^with the mam* complaint. AB thlm time a woman warn remiding in thlm houme with her five children, who camm her living either by gmng out a*
l the detail*
Commissioners virited nln* hon*e* in tl3**trect mmaB-pox and fever had broken aut during tho oflaatyear. In one of thee* hou*e*th*y found woman had b*en making artillery uniforms in iroximity to a small-pox patient; in another on* workmen engaged at the Army Depot warn con-r coming into contact with hi* landlady'* *on, a* dying of *carlet fever. In a fourth house it und that a packer wont disily from his fever o fold and pack and *end off uniform* to s regiment*. Innumerable other and eimller came* ave pa*esd unperceived^and a* th* people who this unwholemosne and mmall *tre*t are ever g in aud out of each other"* lodging*. th*y one mumt b* constantly oonlaminofoir with f*ver even though tho di*cm*o may exi*t but in ono
EXTRAORDINARY CHARGE OP mncr.
until eight days afterwards, and he waa In consequence nnabl* *v*n to attend the funeral One of hi* dimreh. wardens replied to their oommunicstion in a letter asking for particular* of the death, and complaining that th* new* wa* kept back. In answer to tne litter Mr. Webb, the defendant, wrote supplying aB the information required, but elating, with rekrtnoe to hi* partner, Mr. Kelly, th** he wa* wholly undc*erving of certain exp(temioom applied to him with reference to the delaying of the facta of the death. The oondud-Ing **nt*nc«* of the letter contained the *ub*tance ,6* the alleged libel—"It is not seemly that any one, more especially a mlnlmter of God, mnonkl betray to-ward* his son, while the body of the mother is bsrdly cold, *nch a mnlrit of hatred, malke, and aU nncharit-ablen**; and let me beg of you, In conclurion, to addr*e* yom*elf for amendment to the Authority who** eld you are dally adviiing other* to invok*." The complainant quoteo numerous extract* on the law of libel, and argued that inasmuch as he was a minister of God the allegation that he had acted in "a spirit of hatred, malice, and all jmoharitablane**" wa* a decided libel upon him. Mr. George Lewis, jun., for tho defendant, in his cross-examination, quoted long extnmcta from th* repeat of the pmceedmg* In th* Divorce Court, end a*ked the complainant whether it warn not than mhown that he had behaved outrageonmly toward* hi* wife; that, amonget other mmifers, ha aBowod her no money for honmehold expense*, but that when she required even thamoat trivial thing mhe had to write it down on a piece of paper aiidmeud it to him foe the money; that he had e meparatebed-rocm and table, and never met or spoke to her except at fmmUy prayer*; that he wonM nAtaBow her t6 go ont except when he dccomnanfed her; and that he had put a woman over her, telhug the former aot to take any order* from Mr*. Kelly. Mr. Lewi* then asked the complainant whether thi* wa* tha lady with whom he wUhwd " to have a lamt Interview and parting word to eooth her spirit a* h* conld have wished." Complement: Yea. Mr. Flower*, in di*mi*ming the summon*, mid that perhap* Mr. Webb had not need Ui* nght worde In addremming the complainant; bnt he (Mr. Flower*) deeply regAtted that theme proceed-ingm had been Inmtituted at aB. AB bad feeling onpht to have been bnried In the grave of that poor
WIT Aim EUMOUB.
(From PuhcA.)
Bxd Avd Blcx.—-The Marines Took mo bin* over th* new " Promotion end Retirement Scheme," that it has been bropowd to christen them Ultra-Marin**.
Tier** Dirrxa. — Some military authentic* in France object to the " M*r*elBai*e" a* a *«mg. Perhap* they would have liked the " Maredkm-lai*e" better.
- AXD Lboislatiox.—ht(r~ arms itTint
That may be; but legislator* can talk a plaguy
Choic*: Niwkst Ca*mures Yxasiow. glcr*, good luck to him !
GuinnMS. — A great
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THE EPPING FOREST CASES. Th, enmeof" ChlBon v. th^ CorporaUon of London" ham been brought before the Mamter of th* Roll*. Tht plaintiff, th* owner of a pub!ic-hou*e at Loughton, and mi* of th* commoner* of the manor, *oughl tc re*traln the defendant*, their mervantm, and eg
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Him lonlmhip al* h*ld that tha lopping cf*tE%l the proprietor might cut th*m down wlwm he thought
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MURDER AND SUICIDE.
A painful tragedy ha* taken place at Benmham, a suburb of Gateshead, and about' two miles south of &owcamtle. It appear* that at that Tillage there I* a, brick-yard belonging to Mr. Lamb, and which coh-tginm a hou** Inhabited' by ah old man named Lodge and a meter. Isabella Lodge, who zeeldod with him a* hou*ek**per. About half-pamt 12 o'clock on Saturday last a policeman was examining the brick-yard, in
ono of the brick kilns, and on approaching It they
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from her thrmL Thi* proved to be Lodge"* elmten It warn at once **on that the woman'* thrmlt had been cut, and on cloaer examlytfon it wa* found that life wmdmpe had been eevered, and that her right hand had bomi *la*hed acroe* by *om* mharp Inmtmment, which mhe had apparently endeavoured to graap. The woman warn atiB breathing and *en*ible, and the two men earned her into fhe houee, which wu* about 40 yards distant from where mhe w*a found. The door
in a pool of bloody and with the head lying toward* door. Ther* wa*u fearful ga*h In him thmat mhetcb. ing from e*r y ear, and It wa* at once apparent that he wmm quite dead. On a table near a door leading from the kitchen Into the bedroom there lay a blood-mtained razor, which had evidently been umed by Lodge kr the coi#ml**ion of Uie ramn act. Lodge ha* a brother, named William, at momo distance bum tha hpu** whore (he *p*n* of thi* horrible occurrence took pl^ce. Itl* man waa at once *ent for, and on hi* arrival hi* meter made rign* to him signifying that her throet had been cut by John Lodg*. Dr. Elliott, of Walkeritenuce. wa* then called, and he attended to th* wound* of the woman, who wa* then in a very dang«rou**tate. The cau*e of thi* terrible tragedy can b* only conjectured. William Lodge mtatc* that him brother had been in a deepondlng etat* of mind for emuatime, and that on Ali&y evening, about nine o clock, he left his brother and sister together. At that time mhe wa* preeelng him to tak* *upp*r, which Imdecbaed. He appeared to be vary mere**, and altogethw in a low mtataof mlritm, and at tha inquemt held on hi* body tho jury bund that he had committed *elf .deetruction while In an un*ound *tate of mind. Tho woman mtiB remain* In a very precariou* pomtion, and *he is acaroaly expected to recover.
DRES^'ETIQUETTE IN THEATRES.
At Worship-street Police-court on Saturday last, a gentleman, whoeo name wa* not given, applied to Mr. Hannay for a enmmoneagamat the proprietor of on* of the theatree in the dietridt of that court. Th* applicant maid that h* had gone cn the nreriou* night to the theatre in queetion with two ladica and paid for *cat* m the dre** circle. The ladle* were, however, told that they mumt remove their bonnet*, *nd did mo, W were thenrequlred to leave them In the cloak room. Thie they oblocted to do, and he (the applicant) maid that he should not think of allowing them to pay another fee for the accomodation. He wa* told tnat there would be no fee, but mtiB objected, and warn poei-tively refused admission. Ho then endeavoured to eoe the manager, but did not mucceed until after mom* time, and from that authority received a eecond refneal. The applicant wa* undemtood to add that he objected —"*y trifling addition to
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^A,(kmAT CwjumcmiLoa.
4tanl*y told hie andience that It wy an extraAlinmry Aift of Mr. Gladeton* that he cojd teB at a/glance tha pne* of every chair and all other object* In a roo*a 4* nyment hd entered IL Thi* oeriainly i* an «x-traordmary power, and cannot always be a6end*d with graU&atipn to it* pcmemmOr. iL inmfance, h*w annoying it mumt be to know exactly what i* th* vain* of the Liberal platform I
< (From Fut.) .
HAunLamocu.—Pmri*hLady: We cannot give hmh ,=or* about you. Where do yen live P—Girl: At home," mem.—Pkrimh Lady: Wlmt w your fatherf—Girl: A working-man, mem.— Plmnmhlady: Wheredoeeheworkf—Giri: Hedont do no wevi, m*m; plea**, he'eon ^riko I
Poor Littlb Bon.—Tho permanent way men on the Great Weetem line hav* received notice of a mhilliag reduction per wwk. That'* hardly a permanent way
A NannuL Rxmn.T.—The tax on enforced In conmequence of a far of dog*.
" KaowLxDom is Powaa."—All tb* *oldi*rs on fur-
leugh in RnamanPolandhavebeen called In. "Thaf* bett*,"maidone, "than being calledoutr And he gave much a wink am none but an old eoldier 1* capable, of. Pkrhap* Rummla 1* putting *n extra value on old moldier* now she see* the tremendous power they wield in England. Experi#ntiadoceL
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Ea*n.T Sananan.^Lady: But I ware*Iy want another ga^eoev; there I* *o littl* work for him to " Modest Gardener: Oh, I hain't hambitious, my'

lady. The I*a*t hit in the world '11 do ft
Car** A*b Errxcr.i-Bfeuty : StiB a hackelorj ccuntf Whyilo you not marry f—Count: Veil, It la not at I am diminrllnmtlon*d: butvourEngll*hme*e, *he Im *o beautiful, and ven I *ee a pretty face I tio one knot in my neek-pockethandkorchiof, and ven I *e next I tie anozer, and at ze la*t, ven I ahall many, it is aB knot and no rifo
'FLvmo Co(akocn*.—A daDy paper may*. "The l\irki*h blocked* m th* Block Sea ha* been run by a lamted mteamer,^#ywgy fA* Cenaw dag and eight
hundred tone of ocaL" high in the Black Sea.

A hen pecked husband, who had mlfried him vUa
an L* got mghty.thoumndnoui a the houme he live* it ain't n"tfh t

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the comfort of tha andience, and that he lad the demand upon that ground. He had paid fm _ meatm, and contended that he had a right to admimmio: on that ground. Ha had betn offered the retumofhL money, but had refumed it, and thought to bring the proceeding* before the Court by summons. Mr. Hannay did not mee what form of summons ho oould issue under such circumstances. It would b* an action to recover money or for breach of contract, either of which would be a County Court matter. He certainly thought it strange, if the ladies were willing to bo troubled with their own bonnet*, that It ehould hav* been objected to, but it w**amereque*tion of policy forth* manago-ment of the theatre. The applicant said that ho undi itood the queetiou had been already eettled In a 1 4 Mr. Hannay waa not aware of it, but If the it was public-spirited enough ha could cany to the County Court, and no doubt it woul' no interest. The applicant thanked the magii


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Camasux Hons**.—A profitablo speculation is now carried on by the importation of Canadian horses to London for sale. The animals are well-bred, and adapted for harness purposes, and obtain a good sale at remunerative price*. Horeee from France, Germany, Rommi*, and Canada are monthly mipplled lo this country for sale.
Yxo*A*uv OavAtnT.—On Tueaday a return waa issued showing the elate of the Yeomanry Cavalry In Great Britain at the annual Inspection lamt year. Tho total strength of the corps was 11,399, and of thee* 8,488 were preeent at the annual Impaction. The full strength of the "establishment should have been 13,666, but 2,018 were wanting to complete it. The number of horse* belonging to tho corps was
MAcnrxuom.—A night or two ago some malefactors broko into the Church of Saint Hilaire da Poitiers, destroyed the paintings, devoured the sacramental wafer*, drank the consecrated wine, profaned the fount, and smoked in the confessionals.
Tax Licxmsimo Laws.—A deputation from the Manrhmter C*ulral Brewan' Amorimtion have had an interview with Sir H. Selwyn-IbbeUon at tho Homo
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* ^^(htythoumnd poundsat intere^, to be a phdoeopher.
An old lady i* inclined to think that a compa*
areaIway*readytos#rwp#r*on*indistrem*.
TwoI tbievoi stole »■tvcll-lllled tmnlc a («w nighb. iave fallen ' *
himpered to a lady " amd •ery difficult feat to " take
laformlug the public that he thinka the newm*

party ol ftiptist. bii"periomiM'1E •f their meet on her premisea, r' , D.rat lho cr^ture* I I B all their nasty sins in my
Tagged young kdy waa conSdln* ow ethereal her appetite waa, and the
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demare chap, with an approving bod^"al ways teB #L, truth and people will rempeet you!" And he horrieg on, much to the regret of the pedlar, who waa getting * 3 out of the waggon io look for a brick. 4
A , couple of chap*, evidently from tho rural dis-tncte, came Into the Ulograph office for tho purpeee - -'ispatch. The message waa taken •
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