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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 when he had reached the middle of the bridge a couple
of men began to follow, pushing behind, pretending to
assist.    Soon he looked around and found that one of
the men had left, and so had one of the trunks,  in
its place a pail ^full^ of Herrings-    observing two soldiers on
the bridge he called out, and caused the arrest of the
other man,  who proves to be a regular thief and has
acknowledged stealing the Herrings, but gives no satisfaction
about the trunk thief.       The Railway officials and
city authorities are sympathetic and acknowledge the
responsibility of the Railway Co,  but the amount usually
paid by them, 1 Th per lb, is small compensation for the
contents (about $30.)  and may be very slow coming-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Cheerful news yesterday from the seat of war,  that a
great battle lasting twelve hours had been fought between
Metz and Verdun defeating and dividing the French
army,    caused an illumination of the city,   some lights
in our window sills were burning when we arrived-
The manner of illuminating is quite simple-   done
with a great number of cheap little porcelain saucers,  about
two inches in diameter by one inch deep,  into which
they put oil, and a short wick held upright by a little clay
at the bottom-  is clean, safe, and brilliant and cheap.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Those who are rejoicing have a poor conception of the great
suffering the “cause” has cost.  The details of this battle have
not arrived,  but ^at^ the last battle near the same place three
days previous lasting about the same length of time,  the

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