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A soldier named Vertjoie was in March condemned to death for an extraordinary performance. He was being tried by courtmartial at Oran for an attempt to desert, when he suddenly threw the quid of tobacco comfortably stowed away in the recesses of his cheek in the face of Colonel Thierry, who presided. The man was at once sentenced to death for an assault on a superior while on duty. Twenty lively happy belles of Baltimore have just started in a body "to do " Europe and the Paris Exhibition. The ages ol the twenty range from eighteen to twenty-three, and they have not one chaperon among them. They are expected in London about the end of June,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 7908, 16 May 1889

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Evening Star, Issue 7908, 16 May 1889

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