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telegram, that Mr. A. M. SULLIVAN, who was reported the other day as out of
danger, died yesterday morning in Dublin.
Should Fifeshire obtain two seats under the redistribution scheme of Mr.
John GILMOUR, of Montrave, will be Conservative candidate.
Frederick METCALFE was killed at Shields, yesterday, a steamer crushing his
boat while entering Tyne Dock.
Earl FORTENCUE (sp?), speaking last night at Exeter, on foreign competition,
advocated the imposition of a registration fee on all imports.
Mr. TREVELYAN has returned to London from Dublin.
A meeting of the Irish Parliamentary party has been called for Wednesday
next at three o’clock, at the palace Chambers, Westminster.
Lord ROSEBERRY left Dalmeny, yesterday, for London.
Mr. Francis LOOSE, high bailiff of Macclesfield County Court, has received
notice of dismissal from the Lord Chancellor.
A WOMAN KICKED BY A CLERGYMAN.
The Rev. Patrick PHELAN was yesterday fined one guinea at Glasgow Police
Court, for kicking Mary MOORE in St. James’ Church, on Sunday night.
Complainant was forcing her way into the choir.
A POLICE INSPECTOR DROWNED.
Inspector ROBSON, of the Thames police, was drowned on Thursday night near
Woolwich. He was in a small boat which collided with a tug.
CHARGE OF ASSAULTING A
At Bow Street Police Court, yesterday afternoon, Mr. George LEWIS
applied for a summons against Lord Marcus BERESFORD for an alledged assault upon
Mr. Thomas Gibson BOWLES, proprietor of Vanity Fair. The summons was granted.
FRENCH IN CHINA.
Last night’s Gazette publishes a dispatch from Mr. HUGHES, British
Consul-General at Shanghai, reporting the steps taken by the French Consul to allay
the public excitement, and promising that the French fleet shall not molest
Shanghai or Woosung. These assurances were embodied in a dispatch from M. FERRY
to Lord GRANVILLE, which we published a couple of weeks ago.
Mr. GLADSTONE has written to express his regret at being unable to present
at the inauguration of the North Wales College at Bangor to-day (Saturday).
Mr. MUNDELLA has accepted an invitation to attend.
THE CHOLERA. Rome, Friday. -
According to the official bulletin, there are 66 fresh cases of cholera at
Naples yesterday up to 4 p.m., and 25 deaths. At Genoa, up to 10 p.m.. seven
fresh cases occurred and three deaths. Seven cases already under treatment
also terminated fatally.
RIOTOUS MEETING AT BIRMINGHAM.
Mr. Reeves SMITH, manager of Aston Grounds, has claimed from local
authorities the amount of damage caused by the rioters at the recent political
ALLEDGED VALUABLE “FIND” OF GREEK STATUARY.
Three Greeks were charged at the Thames police Court, yesterday, with being
in possession of statuary reported to be worth £15,000. They said it was
found in a marble coffin in Greece. The Greek Government is being communicated
with. Prisoners were remanded on bail.
FATAL GAS EXPLOSION.
A terrible gas explosion occurred on Thursday night at Edward Street,
Bermondsey. Mrs. JONES, a lodger, noticing a smell of gas obtained the assistance
of the company’s men, who proceeded to investigate the place with a naked
light. The front of the house was blown out, and the upper rooms fell in, burying
eight persons. One child died; two others were severely hurt, and many
persons were less seriously injured.