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MYSTERIOUS MURDER IN LONDON.

   Considerable excitement was created at Finchley,  London, on Saturday, in
consequence of the discovery of a body in one of the  woods. It was clear a
murder had been committed, for the body, which was that of  a young man, had
several terrible wounds, apparently made by a gun or a  pistol.    The police were communicated with, and a thorough  search was made in the
wood, but no gun, knife, or pistol was discovered. The  hat of the
unfortunate man was found a short distance from the place where the  murder appears to
have been committed.

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DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.

   The match manufactory of Mr. P. R. TENNANT,  Clayhills, Aberdeen, was on
Monday, together with its machinery and contents,  valued at £2,000, totally
destroyed by fire. The damage is stated only to be  partially covered by
insurance.

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ACCIDENT IN THE FOOTBALL FIELD.

   On Saturday while the heaton and Church Institute  teams were playing a
match at Markland Hill, Chorley New Road, Bolton, Harry  LITTLE, a player, had
his collar bone broken. He was running with the ball,  according to Rugby
rules, when he was tackled and fell, several players falling  on top of him. He
was taken to Dr. SNAPE's surgery, where his injuries were  attended to.

   An inquest was held on Monday afternoon at Tiverton  on the body of Mr.
WRENBURY who died from injuries received in a football match.  A verdict of
accidental death was returned.