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The Daily Telegraph
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1888

Page 2

METROPOLITAN PAUPERISM.

The subjoined official weekly return of Metropolitan pauperism was issued on Wednesday:

				Indoor.		Outdoor.		Total.
1st Week of Nov.,   1888...	58,834...	38,747...		97,581
       "            1887...	57,439...	39,161...		96,600
       "            1886...	55,217...	36,386...		91,603
       "            1885...	54,596...	36,179...		90,775

Vagrants relieved in the metropolis on the last day of the first week of November, 1888: Men, 1,022; Women, 170; Children under sixteen, 20 - Total, 1,212.

Population of the Metropolis in 1881, 3,815,000.


Page 7

THE NEW COMMISSIONER OF POLICE. - The Press Association says: "It is reported at Scotland-yard that Mr. Monro has been appointed Commissioner of Police in the stead of Sir Charles Warren."


Page 8

POLICE INTELLIGENCE.

SOUTHWARK. - THE "JACK THE RIPPER" NUISANCE. - William Alfred Field, 60, gardener, was charged with being drunk and disorderly. Between one and two o'clock on Saturday morning he scared some women in the Westminster Bridge-road, by chasing them, shouting "I'm Jack the Ripper." - Mr. Sheil expressed his determination to put a stop to disturbances of this character, and sentenced him to fourteen days' hard labour.


Related pages:
  William Alfred Field
       Press Reports: Morning Advertiser - 26 November 1888 
       Ripper Media: Jack the Ripper: A Suspect Guide - William Alfred Field