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Tho payment of au insurance policy of 5,000d0l on tho Hfo of a teamster, Haggerty, who was so thoroughly blown away by the explosion of a waggon load of nitroglycerine which he was driving, near Pleasant ville (Pa.)i that not more than one pound of his body was found, is being disputed by the companies interested on the ground that such utter annihilation was impossible even with so powerful an explosive. They claim that the" remains " found are no proof that Haggerty is dead. The members of the Glasgow Fire Brigade were holding their annual dance the other night, and about au hour after midnight were compelled to leave their partners by reason of an alarm of fire in an outlying district. The alarm, however, proved to be false, and later on dancing was resumed. Subsequently, four or five more false alarms wore raised, and the members of the brigade suspect a mau who has been convicted of ringing the firebells on previous occasions. The horses galloped twenty-four miles in two hours. At the goldfields, Transvaal, whisky brings C2s a bottle, "3s, and beer 4s a bottle.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2, Issue 7932, 13 June 1889

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Issue 7932, 13 June 1889

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