- Transcribed by Barb Baker Barb Baker
- Edition: July 14, 1888 July 14, 1888
A Chicago burglar read in a newspaper that he had overlooked eighty dollars in a bureau drawer. He returned the next night, and not only secured it, but a suit of clothes beside. Here we have another illustration of the value of the press as a disseminator of useful information. Now is the time to subscribe.
A respectably-dressed woman who had been drinking during the day, walked into the sea at Sandgate, on Monday eveneing, with her two children. The mother and eldest child were rescued, but the baby is missing.
On Tuesday, at the Central Criminal Court, London, a charge of perjury against a constable named RUSSEL was tried, and ended in aquittal. The recorder remarked that he never heard so many falsehoods told for the prosecution in his life before, and that a principal witness ought to be prosecuted. He allowed costs.
The Government have sent down a special Commissioner to report upon the working of the Cheshire Dairy Institute at Worleston. COLONEL HUMBERTSON, MR. BARBOUR, Bolesworth Castle, and other gentlemen met the Government representative at the institute, and practically tested its working and the method of imparting dairy instruction. It is regarded as highly probable that Cheshire will be chosen as the centre of the norther agricultural districts.
In the Court of Sessions, Edinburgh on Tuesday, LORD KINNEAR heard evidence in an action for divorce by JOHN FERRIES, Aberdeen, bookseller, against his wife, MARIAN. There were no fewer than eight co-respondents, including an estate manager, a sheriff's officer, a law clerk, a medical student, and an attendant at a lunatic asylum. From each L 100 damages are claimed. It was alleged that after marriage, the wife, who was 18 years younger than the husband contracted drinking habits, and used a house apart, where she misconducted herself.