27 JANUARY 1956, Page 28

the 6pettator

JANUARY 29, 1831

AUDACIOUS PLACARD.--The reward offered for the apprehension of the assassin of young Mr. Ashton, at Ashton-under-Line, is 15001. Under the hand-bill offering this reward, a printed placard was posted last week, stating that 500/. would be given to any person who would shoot either of the Magistrates whose names arc mentioned in the hand-bill.