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A convict named Giur, who was sentenced to" “perpetual detention” in 1867 for a brutal murder, hns died at. the. prison of Lcnzbourg, canton of Argovie, aged 74. During hi.s imprisonment of 47 consecutive years GUir never left the prison, and nobody visited him. He was obedient, a hard worker, and never gave any trouble to the warders, with whom bo made friends. A r ine, the well-known Sussex cricketer, has established a world’s record, haying played in every match engaged in by Sussex since July 2, 1900, or 400 consecutive games without a nrtak. In addition to bcii’e it mic, steady bat, with a dour defence, he is n useful change bowler and a brilliant field, and has scored more runs for Sussex ihau any other cricketer.

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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Evening Star Evening Star, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914