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Great Riot In Dublin

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Loxdox, Aug. G. A great riot occurred in Dublin to-day. The Board of Works prohibited the proposod Penian anintsty moeting, orgimized by Smyth, memoer trom W.-stm.-itli, Sullivan editor of the Nation, and O'Byrne, editor of the Irinhman. Notwithstanding, at tour o'clock in tho aftornoon vast crowds of men, women and cliiidrun a-semblcd around tho Wellington monument, Phciínix Park, thrcu hundrd yards trom the Vice Regal Lodge, whero the royal party staying. A large forcé of pulico vere held in reserve. The procession was lonned. Smyth, Sullivan and Nolan, at the hoad of fivu hundred men, wearing green, arrived, mounted the monument and opeiiüd the mening, ïhe Superintendent of pólice advanced. Tho peuplo groaned and hissed the Superintendent, who senmed determin. dto break np tho meeting. He was knocked down . Toen a feartul fight ensued. The policu rushed up. The ofRcers drew their staves and fellcd the people by scores. Tho conflict became hotter. Stones ware ( hrown and sticks plied by tho mob. Women and children wcro trampled under foot. The riot lasted half un hour. orty-Revon persons are known to h tve been wounded, many seriously. Smyth, Sullivan and Nolan were badly hurt. Many of the pólice rceived bruises. The hospitals ara iuü of the injured. Thero is a great excitement throughout the city. The polioe attacked reieatedly, and pvcutually order was restoied. Tho leaders of tho meeting are to bo prosecuted. During the riot the military wcro prepard, but were not called on. The fighting extended all aloug tho quay. Every window showinp; a fiag iu honor of royalty was smashedi London, Aug. 7. A dispatch from Dublin to-day s;iys tho city is quiet. Several planes vigited by I the royal party wero gutted on Sunday by the mob. The hospital is full of the i wounded.


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