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In Siberian Prisons.

( A despatch to the "New York Tribune" gives the following as the latest and authentic details of the death of apolitical prisoner:—Madame Sihida did not commit suicide, as the earliest reports stated. She died "from the'effect of the cruel flogging to which 'she was subjected. The flogging took place on Wednesday, Nov. 6, It was continued until, s under the brutal blows," the unhappy" victim lost consciousness and lay as one dead. The poor woman never' revived from the. terrible shock, but continued to grow weaker. and weaker until Friday when death came to her relief. The news [of her [shocking official murder produced widespread, dismay and anguish among, her fellow-prisoners, \ and three; of them unable longer to bear their '•wretched fat 6, .committed suicide by-taking poison. How they obtained the poison is not known, but probably they had long had it in their possession, and.were keeping it as a last resort.

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In Siberian Prisons., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2392, 3 April 1890

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In Siberian Prisons. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2392, 3 April 1890

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