Collection Title: Cambrian Daily Leader
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) I ¡ The Cambria Daily Leader" gives later news than any paper published in this dis- trict. I „ j
r —r ¡ The London Office of the "Cambria Dajly Leader- is at 151, Fleet Street (first floor), where adver- I tisements can be received up to 7 o'clock each evening for insertion in I, the next day's issue. Tel. I 2276 Central. l.
MRS. ASQUITH Proceedings Against the! "Globe." ALLEGED LIBEL ii "The Wife of a e e 0 8: Cabinet Minister." An allotred libel upon Mrs. Asquith, ,jjp of (lie Prime Minister, was men- ■t ioii^cl h. >1 p. Ju-ticr Peterson, sifting in the < 'ha neery Division on Friday, Mr. J)ukc, on behalf of Mrs. A.«<|iiith. asked an strain Business Newspapers, Ltd., from publishing a lif>el upon her. Mr. \<>ilson. for defendants, at. once asked lor an adjournment to enable him to meet the plaintiff's evidence, and sug- gested that, on defendants undertaking, i !•" maHer should stand over till the next, sitt ing. I What the "amo Said. Air. HuLr objected, and .said that there | •"•vej-« .strong reasons for not taking; i he, i iugenius course (suggested by Ins .learned !lId. I'lainltifl (M1" Asquitli) had >cen deliberately pursued in (lerenitaiii JH'w?p.tt?i.
J ZEPPELIN OVER FRENCH LINES
-======-===-=- -J ZEPPELIN OVER FRENCH LINES Paris, Thursday.—A Zeppelin succeeded in crossing the French lines at Joncherv at 8 o'clock last Monday night. The aviation centres were immediately in- f'.riued. and five minutes later a powerful equadron of airplanes set out to attack the air-hip, which, however, had not flowll more ;liaii a. dozen miles alxive the French ?n?h?tr')'p?
NEW OFFENSIVE IN FLANDERS
NEW OFFENSIVE IN FLANDERS CERMAN PREPARATIONS ALLIED AIR SQUADRON'S ATTACK ON BADEN Tress Bureau. Thursday, 10.36 p.m.— j The following re-port has been erceive. ;rom (icneral Headquarter in France:— Dec. 16th, 9.10 p.m. Last night, two small enterprises were successfully carried out near Arruentieres, hostile trenches being entered and Ilirl occupants being disposed of. The enemy's aT-e estimated at 70 killed. Our lo'ses werc? trifling. l?s?pswpr?u'tHing. 'To-day there has been artillery bom-I bardmeut. by both sides about Ypres. The report in the (ie-rlllan Wireless of the !)th that we lost four aeroplanes is unt rue. Coup-de-Main Near Vailly. Paris, Thursday, 11 p.m.—To-night's official communique fays:— There were reciprocal bombardments sou between the Somnie and the Aisne. In the valley of the Aisne to the north-J cast- of Vailly we carried out during yesterday a successful coup-de-mai.u Against a group of houses held hy the I enemy and tool, (Ihnat 15 prisoners with- out sustaining any losses. On the left bank ot' the Aisne, at Ville nu Lois, our heavy artillery destroyed several walls which Lid some enemy bomb throwers and sharp shooters. In the Argonne, in the region of Van- quois, there was mine fighting. We exploded two of our mine chambers, which overturned German On the heights of the Me use at- tho Hois de Chevaliers a well-directed fire from our batteries caused serious dam- age to the enemy's works and shelters, aud started several tires. Enemy Offensive Coming. Amsterdam, Thursday.—Reports from Belgium itgi-ce in announcing a forth- coming resumption of the German offen- sive in the last days of I>eeember. Long convoys of munitions aro poii r- ing towards the German advanced posts in Flanders. An Enemy Admission. Amsterdam, Thursday.—To-day's Ger- man communique sTat?-— Western Tlieatre rhere have been vigorous artillery encounters and aerial I activity on the greater part ol tlie front, Near Vailly two small posts on the southern hank of the Aisne were sur-1 pri?d during the night by the French. Lieut. Immelmann, flying over Valen- ci('un yp?t?r(tay, shot down an English monoplane. This makes the seventh enemy aeroplane which he has shot down. The cn?jny acriat attack on Muelheim, Baden, the day befon? yesterday, accord- ing to the Fr??(i) r
LILLIE THOMAS FUNDI
"LILLIE THOMAS FUND." I Distribution of Benefactions at Swansea. For the ninth year, the "Lillie Thomas benefaction—Sit sums of 5s. Lacli-wa, on Friday morning distributed at the Swan-i sea Guildhall by the Mayor, Rev. J. Gilbert, at)(I Mr. Meager (auet ioneer >. Mrs. Eleanor Thomas and her daughter Lillie were memljers of St. Paul's Congre- gational Church, Swansea, and when Miss Lillie Thomas died, ten years ago, a cer- tiiiii 511111 of money was invested, the in- terest to be devoted to providing aged and poor with Christinas gifts. The Rev. Ldward Nicholas, the late par.) or ot St. Paul's, and Mr. Meager were appointed i i- i i,, ;t+,P-, in(i ti-ie fiiiiti i.% ii,)iv knowii ar. the Glamorgan Lillie TlKunas Fund." Candidates are chosen out of every ward in Swansea, each Councillor and Alder- ma n dioosing mi". Oil pridav morning Kt fpiles of silver [were spread over a d^sk in 1 he CrowIl Court, behind which sat the Mayor, Rev. -1. Gilbert Rees. and Mr. Meager. Mr. Roderick introduced the visitors and read off their names. The Rev..1. Gilbert Rees explained the fund, and on liehall ot himself and the church of St. Pauls wished them all a [ happy Christmas. 1 tli(,iii all a The Mayor thought it a good thing that a woman had I)e-n thoughtful enough to invest a certain sum of money for the benefit of poor people. It had been done to Txrpetuate the memory of her daughter and he did not know a better method of perpetuation. The only regret he had was that the amount was not ten times as much.
IMUMBLES WOUNDED AND CHRISTMAS
I MUMBLES WOUNDED AND CHRISTMAS The soldiers invalided home from the front and now staying at Danycocd and Mumbles Red Cross Hospitals, together with the soldiers stationed at. the Mumbles, aiv to be entertained right royally <>n Christmas Day. Mr. W. T. Fair, with characteristic kindness, to- gcthar with several gentlemen at the rJnd." providing a good ChriiStmas jiitmuu'. to dboui SOQ^soWiena.
CRASH IN A FOGI I
CRASH IN A [ FOG I I I Railway Smash. I MANY LIVES LOST. A train from South Shields to Newcastle ran into an empty passenger train at Jarrow on Friday morning. The accident took place on the North-! Eastern Railway in a dense fog. The engines were derailed, and three coaches of the passenger train took fire, Several passengers were imprisoned in l the burnt coaches. So far as is at present j known, ten persons have been burnt to death, and many passengers have been injured. A later Jarrow message ea.vs.—A terrible accident occurred here this morning on. j j I he Xorfh-Eastern Railway. A passenger, train from South Shields to Newcastle, aj pilot engine, and an empty workmen's: train all collided, the engines being de- I railed, while three, coaches of the pas-j senger train t.)Ok fire. Several passengers were imprisoned in the, burning coaches, and so far as is | known at. present, at least ten persons' were burned to death. Many others were injured. t-Ifty Persons Injured. The Exchange Telegraph COlnpany'f;: Newcastle correspondent telegraphs later stating that it; was reputed that 50 PH-: sons had been injured. IN A DENSE FOG. Tyne Workmen Lose Their Lives. The Press Association South Shields cor- respondent telegraphs: — j A terrible accident occurred on Friday morning near South Shields, at what i.? known as ilic- lie-fie Junction. Shortly after seven o'clock, a train from' South Shields to Newcastle, containing a considerable number of people, a large percentage being workmen on their way r to the Mid-Tyne district, was in collision with a pilot engine which was attached to a number of empty carriages. Tho weather was so thick that it was :1 1 mot impossible to s? mor? than a. yard ziliiiost iml)ossible .u inoi-- than ii. vai-(t People who live near the scene tated that their first intimation of the disaster, was a .shocking crash. Explosions fol-; lowed, and then there were flames from (he bu^nin^ carriage*. The signalman's h()ll(, lies immediately! opposite the scene of the disaster, and it was learned that the accident was due to the absolute dense fog. Tho explosions j and the flaulf's from t he burning coaches! created alarm in the district, and people soon became aware that a railway acci- dent had occurred. Relief parties with doctors and ambu- lances were quickly summoned, and a considerable number of injured, of whom i upwards of thirty belong to South Shields, were removed to infirmaries in the neigh- bourhood. A visit to the wene of the disaster re- vealed a terrible state of things. Ar: engine and some carriages had partly: fallen over Die embankment, and the cries of the imprisoned passengers were of a piteous character. The work of rescue wa« carried out with commendable promptitude. It- is tlizit five workmen were burnt alive, and it is also stated fliat a woman and her child are among the victims. From unofficial sources it is reported that the number of lives lost is thirteen, but the correct figure cannot yet be given.
SENATOR MARCONIS CONFIDENCE
SENATOR MARCONI'S CONFIDENCE Italian Inventor on His Nation's Ideals. Rome. Thursday.—The Senate to-day discussed the Government statement. Signor Marconi spoke for the first time in his capacity as senator. lie declared his confidence in the final sueces, of 1111" Allies provided they make use of their resources in the most useful and co-ordinated way. In his opinion it was necessary to improve the jxdicy of j reciprocal assistance between the Allies in the sphere of .supplies as well as in that of commercial pmnolll v. Signor Marconi said the British nation i at once saw and appreciated the fact that Italy had entered the conflict with the | loftiest ideal- in a moment when it could not be said that fortune was smiling! upon the Armies of the Triple Entente. K-cuter.
L 11WONDERFUL WELSHMENI I
L- 11 WONDERFUL WELSHMEN I II Local Magnates & MunitionsI, Department. There is the authovitv of Mr. Lloyd| Creorge himself tor saying that Mr. | T>oonard Llewelyn and his staff in the! metals department of the Munitions Ministry have effected a saving to the count-n- am-Diluting to the almost in- credible total of between fifteen and twenty millions. Thus Mr. Llewelyn's choice ai? one of tho Miuister s now famous push and go ??' ?''? ???'? more than ju?tiHed. The metals department is \- f rpmely well orgaH.?cd. amI Iuns smootMy Ion business lines without any of that I rpd-tapo wnich too often hampers Gov-; | ernment departments. There is a perfect understanding between Mr. Llewelyn and his staff of eighty-eight, only i eleven of whom, by the way. are I Welshmen. How the great saving has lJl accomplished is a story that cannot, be told in detail now. Suffice it to say that Mr. Llewelyn has ln keeping a firm hand on prices, and has established n perfect scheme o1 control. Members of depu-tations whir-h have waited on km have told me of his quite wonderful TP of rliffinlt I)oim- Yoll would I I think he had brought up as an iron- master." remarked a Northerner to me one day this weelr. Sonth Wales is re- presented on his expert etsift' by such men I as Colonel Charles Wriglit. Mr. W. R. Eyraght. and Mr. Pieton James, the JIt.9t- named beinv Mr Llewelyn's private JJAr7..
SWANSEA DOGKSMENS DEBATE
SWANSEA DOGKSMEN'S: DEBATE I PROPOSALS TO SAFEGUARD BUSINESS INTERESTS I TRADE AFTER W A I At the Swansea Chamber of Commerce meeting 011 Friday afternoon, a letter wkig read from Mr. Arthur Samuel, mem- ber of the executive nf the Associated I. bain her* of Coinmcr?. and member of ll'.e Norwich Chamber of Commerce, re- ?tn-f< to tr&de after th? war," whi;:h II matter the Associated Chambers have in hand. The main points were:— I (1) liiat trade after the war will 1e carried on under conditions which will be quite different, to those before the. war, and the changed conditions will involve m«il tors <<'iinee(ed with 1he I livelihood of the working classes of tho whole of the British Empire. (2) Britain, and the 1 Ionic Colunns should join and invite commercial rp- presentatives of the Entente powers tn meet and discuss questions relating to international trad," after the war. (3) 'that an offensive and defensive alliance ot the Entente powers against our enemies .should be ojierative. (4) AH shipping laws governing the British attitude towards mercantile marine of the other powers should t>e remodelled with any ships wholly or partly owned by subjects of the late enemy. Also with regard to power being allowed to carry mreciiamiise or embark or disembark passengers between pons belonging to the liiitish Empire an 1 the Entente powers. (3) The setting up ot a maximum and jniuimum tariff for the jxdicy of real Free Trade between the f nited K it1- dom and sister state-, the Allies an.i neutral countries free exehango to commodities between nations, without duty, except for purpetsos of revenue. An anti-dumping duty on German and Austrian goods, dumped at a cost below nominal production. Mr. Samuel furUx'r advocates naturali"mtjon for fnetnv foreigners ?nly o? twenty years' uninterrupted residence, and ten years in respect <)? fort'i?n?M from neutral cmwt.rJes. and that an oath .i anf?iamc be accompanied by au oath O' I (tup?ttupnt oi' aHp?iano<' ? the previous power. He also th; t only persons of British hirth eItaH sit in Parliament, ard a]6o nr?(? a revision ot the system of grantil provision to foreigners the op- ]>ortunity of ?i\'in? thcms?I\KS British titles of firms and companies. •
DROWNED MANS STORYI
□"DROWNED MAN'S STORY I Young Fireman Who Read of I His Own Death. Aivid A. Frank, a young Swedish fire- mail, who is now staying at a sailor's lodging-house in St. Mary-street, has had tile unllunl experience of having his dfrath announced, and his photo repro- duced in a Swansea contemporary, as having been drowned off Brest, France. Aivid is still very much alive. The facts gathered from hinl by n Cambria Daily Leader" repr< .ser.jtive, who called on Friday, are that, hl was fireman on board tho Koophaudel," a Norwegian ship, which was sunk last August, Frank was for eight hours in the water before being rescued with other members1 of the crew, by a lifeboat. While on the; lifeboat, which capsized tjyree times, five of tIwm (who were practically without clothing) succumbed to the cold and ex- poHire, but the remaining seven were picked up by a irench et-eaiuer and taken i to Havre. Frank, who had injured his foot in the lifeboat, was detained in hospital at Havre for a month. The crew was made up of three Swedes, three Belgians, three Danes, one Norwegian, one Swiss, and one- Indian. Of these two Danes, one Nor- wegian, and 000 Swiss were drowned.
ASIATIC COAST SHELLED I
ASIATIC COAST SHELLED I Artillery Activity Continues I, in the Dardanelles. Paris. Thursday.—An official com- munique i-sued to-night says:— The Turkish artillery showed itself less active during yesterday. A Turkish aeroplane which attempted to fly over our lines was chcr?- by one of our machines, and was compelled to fly away. Our heav\ artillery has continued the bombardment of the batteries on the Asiatic coast. Turkish Claims. The Turkish communique issued on Thursday saya: On the Dardanelles front, near Scdduli Eahr. the enemy bred some three thou- sand shells against our centre without! causing important damage. On (ht; nig-llt; of Dec. 15 two enemy transport vessels which were discharging their cargo near Ari Burnu, were driven off hy our artil- lery. An enemy cruiser which bombarded our right ivint,- from S<*ldul Bahr was hit. by four shells from our artillery, ajid with- drew yesterday. Our artillery chot down an enemy aeroplane.
J I 1R 8 J MEYR I
-=- J 1R. 8. J. MEY?R Mr. D. J. Meylcr, of High-street, Swan- »sea, whose state of health caused consider- able anxiety on Thursday, passed a good night, and was a little easier on Friday morning.
TWO STEAMERS SUNK
TWO STEAMERS SUNK Lloyd's state that the Italian steamer Porto Said has been sunk. Rotterdam. Friday. — Tlie British steamer Myroca, which arrived here yes- terday, reports she met at noon yesterday, ne thp Kentish coa-t, the British steamer Liverptr-J in i coitdltioit. The crew of the Liverpool had been rescued by the British steamer Peandion and a torpedo boat. It is believed the Liverpool struck a mine or was torpedoed. [The* Porto Said was a large steamer (5.301 tons gross register), being owned by the Soo. Marit.tima Italian; and regis- tered at Genoa. The Liverpool (KSH tons gr.»si belong- ill the Slitjo Steam Naviga- tion to., aaid is registered at Sligo.J
THE ITALIANS IN ALBANIA
THE ITALIANS IN ALBANIA TROOPS LANDED DENIAL OF AUSTRIAN REPORTS OF NAVAL LOSSES Rome, Thursda! .-To-nigll t' Italian communique say, With the exception of some atteirirrted attacks, which were quickly defeated, in the zone to the west of Mont Boston (Astico Valley), against Oslavia, and iR the Curso, the enemy infantry gave no notable evidence of activity. On the other hand intense action con- tinued by enemy artillery aiming as usual at bombarding The countryside especially by means of long-range guns. Our artillery replied to that of the eneuiy and bombarded Corizia. A hostile airman dropped some bombs on Strigno and Pigno. ill the Yal Lugami. The damage done was flight. (Signed) Cadorna. I THE ALBANIAN LANDING. Troops Put Ashore Despite Enemy Efforts j Rome, Wedre-day—The following semi- j otfieial statement is issued here:—News has been cireulakd from an Austri(tn source rci?ardin? recent events in the Adriatic, which is in part incorrect and in part. vends to exaggerate the import- j a nee 01 eertan incidents vrhieh, ill view of the arduon* and complex duties en- trusted to our Navy, may lie considered inevitable among the large numl>er of vrw.sff.ls employed in carrying supplies to This action ill no way interfered with our important and frequent, communica- tions with Albana, and still less with i any military objective. The operations for the transport of troops destincii for Albania, which neces- sitated the use of large vessels, were suc- cessfully carried out. In spite of enemy attempts against our transport of men and war material, these, escorted hy our naval forces, reached the ports for which they were making in perfect order and effected I their landing. Only one of the vessels chartered the Re Uiuberto, built in 1892, of 1,lS/ tons net, and one destroyer, the Intrepido, I struck floating mines, this part of the f-ea having just been carefully swept: but the prompt and skilful action of the escort- ing vessels saved the lives of the entire detachment of the troops and of the crew of the destroyer, with the except ion of to men on the Re ero and t hree on the destroyer. Most of those killed lost their lives as the result of explosion.
NEW OFFENSIVE Russian Concentration on Bessarabia Front. j Paris, Friday.—The Berne correspon- dent of Le Matin says that according to a telegram from Bucharest, railway communication between Ku»ia and Rumania has been restored. Russian merchants returning from Iitissia give the assurance that the great concentration of Russian troops Oil j he Bessarabiak front should not cause any unea«ipess to Humania. Russia is simply preparing a new offensive with big strength.—Exchange. j
ANOTHER ACCORDEQN GIFTI I
ANOTHER ACCORDEQN GIFT Still they come! How many accordcons our readers have supplied us with in answer to appeals from tlie soldiers we cannot say off-hand, but they arc vrv numerous. This week we published a request for one from the boys of A Squad- nut. 1 Troop, Glamorgan Ypolllanry- all Swansea boy-and it has been met by lr. and Mrs. 1'red Jones, 27, Wern-road, Ystalyfera. ijvhose gift is being forwarded to the lads immediately*
MAJOR CHURCHILLS ESCAPEJ
MAJOR CHURCHILL'S ESCAPE J Major Winston Churchill, who wpni to I France a month ago to-day (Fridavt. has already had a good deal of experience of trench warfare with tlie (irenadier Guards, and, according to Private Perry, of this1 regiment, ono narrow c^.ape. Private Perry was one of the wounded landed in Dublin on Thursday, and he stated that Major Churchill, whose ar- rival at the front excited much interest in the Grenadiers, was in his dug-out when if was wrecked by a German shell. His orderly was killed. He s)x>ke admiringly of the gallantry of the Prince of \Vale$. who, he said, always took his place with his men at the bc- ginning of an attack.
THE COTT STRAFE ENGLAND SPIRIT
THE COTT STRAFE ENGLAND SPIRIT The newest White Pa|mt quotes many o* the specious excuses of the Germans! j fo • ill-treatment of British prisoners. I AU through the report, one can read the Gott strafe England spirit—the spirit of a special jealous hatred. They are sent to Sir Edward (Trey by ?way of Wa'-hiu?ton from Mr. Gerard and his assistants in tho American Embassy lat Berlin. Hu?parpsompof the sneering retorts land statements of the German authori- tie- English private soldiers, like the Rus- sians, but in distinction from the French and Belgians, always arrive in tho in- ternment camps filthy, and have to 1)( freed from vermin with the greatest trouble. English soldiers have learnt nothing. and are lazy, arrogant, and olistinate. Bitterness against England was in- cre^tsed by German soldiers who showed English duni-dum bullets and brutal weapons, two-e
THE WAR I I Resume of To-day's I Messages. "Leader" Offire.4.50 p.rn t Italian troops have been landed in Albania., despite vigorous Austrian opposition. The Turks, in the recent fighting on the | Tigris, are reported tu h?v?!?stJ.WO men. The Bri'i-h are established at Kut-el-Amara. '11 the .Iii?cu!tif? r?i)np(-! with the I Allies' occupation of Salonika have been smoothed away, and the Franco-British i forces are now engaged in the construc- tion ot elaborate defence works. [T_here are indications of a renewed Ger- man offensive in Flanders, enemy rein- forcements pouring in daily ncor Armen- tieres. result of two small enterprises. j
HARBOUR DUES THE GOVERNMENT AND DOCKS CRIEVANCES j I A report readies me in an informal way, b?t from a source that is alooluteiy trust- worthy(wj'ites our London COITP"lwnJent\ ;nat there may b<'nonc
I TURKS ON TIGRIS I
I TURKS ON TIGRIS ARABS ESTIMATE fiEMY LOSSES AT 2,000 MEN Press Bureau, Thursday. 9 p.m.—The Secretary for India issues the following ior ptiblicatiou General Towns bend report? from K-ut- el-Araara that according to Aral) reports the ittacl- on the evening of December 12th. General Tovnshend cannot confirm this, but he himself estimates that the Turk s lest fully a thousand. Thp," llan not. icnewed tlieir attack JI since. 1 Turkish Official. I I I- 1 It'i -AIu->"vruHT.11. I •— 1. fit* cumi:i uuiq tiL" issued in Const-antinopie last night t".a:1 On the Irak front there were intermit- tent infantry md HttiII?iy combats. Near Kut -e'-Amara, when approaching some portions of a fortihMpfacc.our troo]** detected some underground mines, which they exploded. Un Dec. It, near Kut-el-Amara. our troops captured four lighters laden with timber.
I THE GERMAN SPY SYSTEMI
THE GERMAN SPY SYSTEM How Captain Boy-Ed Was! Hoist With Own Petard. New York. Thursday —A dr:imati( story of the ubiquity of the German spy j system in America was narrated in to- day's n?w??p?r-. It, appears that thre'? weeks ago a special re(>ort on the condi- It, il,l)ears that tlir* w(,c.ks ?ig?? ;i sil "I:i?ti oit the condi- ordered to lie prepared reached the offi tiorl (,i, tll(, Wil?;,)Il ha(l House. The fact that tlris hishly-eonfi- i deiifial repnrt was in 11>'« j*»ssession of Capt. Boy-Ed was telephon-od to Mr. WjI- | son at the Wbko Douse. Mr. Wilson im- 1 mediately communicated the information to three members of the Cabinet. Half an hour later Captain Boy-Ed, in hi New York oHk-e, 1 urned savagely upon his secretary, an American, and accused him of betraying his secrete to the '¡ite Eouse. The secretary ad- mitted everything and threatened to divulge more of Captain Boy-Ed's secrets j to the evening newspapers unless the attache instantly informed "him how he learned so promptly of the message that had been telephoned to Mr. Wikson. What Captain Boy-Ed said in reply is not published, but. a sensational version of the reply i< circulating in journalistic ( and other circles.
I PRIVY COUNCILLORS DECISION
I PRIVY COUNCILLORS' DECISION Con-idcred judgment to-day was given in the ease of Sir E..Speyer and Sir E. I Cassel. in which the question was raised as to their Privy (V»uncillorship. Chief .lu^stu e xtated the nftft ) of the relator had tailed, aud the rules M I discharged, without o>sts as ardeO ir i E. Sfie- er. and with costs as regarded Sir i E. Ca-sseL v
I LORD ST. ALDWYN RESIGNS. Lord St. Aldwyii baz resigned the ia. ci< pendent r-hoirrnanrhip of tho SoutIS Wales Goal Conciliation Board. PRiSON FOR COAL THEFTS. Wru. Thomas, a e-toelworkcr, ot Car- TT-tcrs'-row, Fonturdawe. was at t-lil I.e. a! Court to-day seat to pri-soo fo•? three months for stealing coal value 1?., Messrs. works, and for an ndditiojial two month* for woundieg Thos. Darleg, a night wntchmcn who apprehended him. It was stated that defendant cut open I>avie«V "heed wilh B. lump 01 coal. Tie hod. ae-ror.ims to evidence, served f-cntencef for burg-lory, including one ? three years. AN UNTRUE STATEMENT. The l':e. Bureau is .iv hor.:vd to state that there is no foundation lor tl: cMiggt-ion which, hai- appo.urcd in "0:i.;n newspapers that the Chance'!of 1 he Exchequer is to be .p;:ciBtod Viceroy of India. FRENurf OFFICIAL. Pari- Friday. — This afternoon's < iiki.il communique say?:—In Ik-igtum there bo rah tilling m -h rector, and a number of pa' ro: en- counters so-th