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RUSSIAN TERRORISTS.

RAILWAY POISONERS. Pkk-kminknt among the numerous social monstrosities engendered by the revolutionary .movement in Russia is a. baud of railway poisoners, whose members, according to 'the Bouvfe Gazette, are carrying on operations on the south-western railway system. Their method .is to administer poison to passengers, and then rob them of their hand-bags, valuables, and money. Fifteen cases have occurred recently in the course of a very short time. In the Majority of these crimes the doses of poison •riven' were so powerful that the victims succumbed. The poisoners' gang is so carefully organised, and their crimes are so cleverly executed, that no arrests have yet been effected by the police. _ ■ A most popular Russian mineral tablewater, known as Narzan, found in the Can-, casus, suddenly disappeared. Millions of bottles were consumed yearly, but a few weeks ago the water ceased to flow. Workmen have .now discovered an enormous number of articles, such as keys, purses, parasols, fans, as the source of trouble, but the flow of the water has not been restored. .-.',..

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RUSSIAN TERRORISTS. New Zealand Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 13757, 23 May 1908, Supplement

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