Article Index

 
LATEST TELEGRAMS.
 
 
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MR. GLADSTONE AND THE
COUNTY FRANCHISE.
 
    Mr. GLADSTONE, replying to a resolution of confidence from the South Lincolnshire Liberal Association, says he hopes the subject of the county franchise will be dealt with by the present Parliament.
 
 
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A BRIG AGROUND.
 
    Her Majesty's brig Pilot grounded off Plymouth Sound yesterday morning, but would probably float off at high water.
 
 
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OVERDUR MELBOURNE SHIP.
 
    The fine iron clipper ship Loch Maree, 1,657 tons register, owned by the Glasgow shipping Company and homeward bound from Melbourne to London, has it is feared, , foundered at sea. She left for home on the 1st November last, with a full cargo of wool, and is therefore over five months out.
 
 
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THE UNITED STATES AND
THE CHILE-PERUVIAN WAR.
 
    Telegrams from New York, yesterday, say that according to intelligence received there from Chili by mail to February 24th., Mr. TRESCOTT, the American special envoy to Chili, had declared to the Chilian Government that the United States Cabinet could not extend it's good offices for the conclusion of peace between Chili and Peru on the terms proposed in the protocol of February 11th. Senor BALMEDEDA, the Chilian Minister for Foreign Affairs, replied that Chili adheres to those terms.
 
 
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MILL BURNED DOWN
AT HEYWOOD.
 
    The Britannia Mills, Heywood, belonging to Messrs. HEYWOOD and WRIGLEY, of HEYWOOD and ASHTON, were burned down yesterday morning. The fire broke out at five o'clock. Nine thousand mule spindles were burned. The machinery was quite new. The origin of the murder is not known.
 
 
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MURDER OF A CHILD.
 
    Yesterday afternoon a coroner's jury at Marylebone returned a verdict of wilful murder against Elizabeth NARGLE, a cook, for killing her male child immediately upon its birth.
 
 
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