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; Missing-Tired of Life.
*THE B tr an CO disappoaranoe- of Mr. Joseph Thomp son continues as groat a mystery aa over. On the 26th ultimo ho loft his houBo at Marrickville and came to town, where ho executed eeveral small com missions. The last that is known of him is that he
jcalled into tho office of an acquaintance and there
Wrote a lotter to a close connection. He then left tho tomoo and nothing is known of his subsequent move !>nonta. The letter arrived at its destination in due 1 ¡sourso, and Bet forth that the writer was
tired of lifo, and that this feeling was caused by tho sioknoas and trouble into which ho and his family had been plunged. Nearly all the members of tho family have been down with typhoid fever, from which one child died ; and it ia thought 4hat thia, combined with his own weakness conse quent upon a lone illness from tho sarae disease from "whioh ho had. barely recovered, caused tho stat« of .mind indicated in tho lotter mentioned above. His ;FrÍ3ndsare not awaro that ho waa in Onanoial difficult ;lieB-indeed, tho opposite soema to havo been tho lease. Ho was insured in tho Australian Mutual Provident Society for a largo sum of money, bub until death is proved tho society cannot pay this money over. Grave fears aro cntortainod for Mr. Thompson's safety, and . tho polico aro actively en gaged In endeavouring to clear tho mystery.