Murderous Stabbing Case at Hartlepool.

On Friday afternoon, at West Hartlepool, an Irishman named Robert Irvine was charged on remand with cutting and wounding a fellow countryman named Thomas Slaven, on the morning of Sunday week, with the intent to inflict serious bodily harm. During a quarrel of a trivial character with three men, the prisoner attacked the prosecutor, whom he stabbed in the neck, stomach, and beneath the left arm, also between the ribs on the left side, inflicting six severe wounds, from which blood flowed copiously. The Bench decided to fully commit him for trial at the next Assizes.

Newcastle Courant (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England), January 23, 1874.