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The London Bankruptcy Goart has delivered judgment in the application fer the discharge in bankruptcy of Robert Standiah Sievor, turf commission agent, the discharge being suspended for a period of two years. Sievor was formerly well known in Australia as Bob Sutton, a cash bookmaker. The Frenoh Customs Committee has fixed the general duty on butter at 30fr the double hundredweight, the minimum? tariff being fixed at 20fr the double hundredweight. A Queensland selector named Brannigan, residing in Redden Valley, has been remanded, oa a charge of, murdering a black boy. Young Brannigan informed the police because his lather threatened to shoot him for refusing to fire into the house of a, neighbor against whom he had a grndoe. He stated that his father killed a boy in his employ with an axe on October 4. He took the police to the spot where the boy was buried, and the remains were exhumed- Theson states that he was afraid to give information at the time of the murder, as hia father threatened to shoot him. A fire broke out during a service in the church at Khnieliff (Russia), and* a terrific panic , A wild stampede was made lor the places of exit, and in the crush fiftyr•' four persons were killed and eighty injured.

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 10456, 28 October 1897

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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS. Evening Star, Issue 10456, 28 October 1897