ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS.
The new Bedford schooner New Bedford, which is but 20 feet long, has sailed from NeW 1 York for London with Captain Crape and his wife only on board. According 1 to the Berlin Post Don Carlos was exiled from France because the Jesuits entertained an idea of placing him on the French throne. The Jockey Club has decided that no horse 1 engaged iv a race shall carry less than sst< 71 bs. A most destructive fire recently occurred at the Dublin distillery of Sir James Power and Son. The damage, covered by insurance, is estimated at between £28,000 and £30,000. Shipbuilding is nearly at a standstill on the Clyde. Between 12,000 and 15,000 men, out of about 35,000 men employed, have, now been lockod oat. — — - - - -. - A strike is expected among the Northumberland miners, as they refuse to submit the wage question to arbitration. About 25,000 men and boys are interested in this question. A Parliamentary return just issued states that the balance due at the close of 1876 to depositors in the Post Office Savings Banks, inclusive of interest, was £36,996,550 10s 3d. The deposits during the year amounted to £8,982 350 4s lid, and tho interest to £619,331 10s 7d. The repayments amounted to £7,792,477 2s lid. Mr. Stevens, late captain of the Barracouta, is not, it is said, altogether satisfied with the result of the recent court-martial, It was suggested, when a member asked that the proceedings of the court might be kid on the table of the House, that there was some suspicion of a flaw in the prosecution, and we believe that Mr. Stevens is desirous of having the minutes submitted to the law officers of the Crown, or some high legal functionary, in order that this question may be decided. The will of the late Mr. John Pemberton Hey wood, banker, Liverpool, has just been proved by his nephew, Mr. Arthur Pemberton Lonsdale. The personality is sworn under £1,900,000, and tbe purchase of tho, probate stamp gives the Government £28.500. Aft6r the payment of various family bequests, the residue of the property, which will amount in value to about £1,250,000, is left to Mr. Lonsdale, who is the' sole residuary legatee. Dr. George Johnson has reported another case of poisoning by homoeopathic camphor, the notes of which were furnished by Mr. Grubb, of Warminster. A young gentleman, aged 18, wishing to cure a cold,' took on sugar in the course of six hours seven doses of homoeopathic camphor, each dose cdntaining three drops. Within five minutes after taking the last dose, without the slightest warning 1 , he had a severe epileptic fit, which lasted more than a quarter of an hour. Since the attack he had been feeling " queer," and at the time of Mr. Grubb's report, a month after tho accident, he had not fully recovered. Cases such as the above cannot be made too widely known. Tho use of camphor for the cure of colds is rapidly extending, and the people who use it have not the slightest idea that they are playing with a poison.
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