Mr. John Holliday, a Waterloo veteran, has died at Woolwich, in his ninety-second year, “Void Money Orders.”—The amount of void money orders in Great Britain in the year ended the 31st of March last was Us. yd. Mysterious Affmr.—A mysterious death at Montmartre has just been investigated .by the Paris pjice. Emiie Plngeon, a medical, student, and a young woman named Alphon-' sine Tardihel, had been living at No. 54, Rue Ramey. The latter not having been seen for several days, the young man having also disappeared, the door of their room was forced on Saturday. The body of the woman was found dressed inc’ean linen and sewn up in a shroud, death having apparently taken place five daiys pieviously. There was nothing to indicate the cause of death. On Monday afternoon an individual, who had been drinking at a wineshop in the Rue Ahoukir, suddenly rose from his seat, and producing a revolver pointed it at his heart and fired twice. His corpse was bom to the police station, where it was soon indent}* lied as that of Emile Pingeon, of the Rue Ramey,
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 31, 6 December 1879
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