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News Gleanings ASVIUUKT OF INTERESTING ITEMS. Ktltfrapiie and Otlaarwls* 01tiai. fx# m a Variety tf Sourc. A trial was made on Thursday a.t the Cattord track, of an electric -tandem cycle, to be used for pacing purposes, ⢠» ⢠Probate haa been, granted of the will of Lady Greenall, widow of Sir Gilbert Greenall, cf Warrington, the personal estate being- valued ait £ 11,567. m ⢠⢠The Spilsby and District Liberal Association has been dissolved "in consequence of the un- satisfactory condition of the Liberal cause in the division." « ⢠⢠⢠Ether-drinking has been revived in the Cooks- town district, county Tyr-one, and a. woman. has been fined £ 5 for keeping1 her shop open for the sale of thi* drug. ⢠The number of lives lost during 1895 from the Grimsby fishing vessels was$-2, the lowest on record. Xo Griu1:Sby vessel wEnt ÃQWll with its crew during the year. » ⢠⢠The judgeship from which Mr. Justice Chitty passes to the Lord Justiceship of Appeal will not be actually vacant tntil after his final sitting in chambers on Monday. At Bolton County Police-court. Walter Iniglis, Darcy Lever, a. well-known yr>-yhound trainer for coursing, was fined £10 and costs for assaulting- Police-constable Brow.iing. The assault was committed without provocation. The Rev. John Watson, M.A., D.D. ("Ian Maclaren"). of Liverpool, has, it is stated, been approached with a view to his succeeding the Rev. Dr. Pentecost in the pastorate of Marylebone Presbyterian Church, London. # » » Ower a hundred cctivictiara for drunkenness since 1884 have been proved against a young widow named Sullivan, who came before Sir John Bridge at Bow-street Police-court, on the oHd charge. The woman consented to alter a home. ⢠Shortly after four o'clock on Friday morn- ing, gTeat excitement was: caused by an out- break of fire at the Athemeum Club, Pall Mail. London. The flames were discovered in good time, and restricted to a vault under the pavc- ¡ ment. < A wliale over 70ft. long has been washed up on thot beach a.t Bournemouth, and its disposal is at present engaging the attention of the local leoaetguard. It had evidently come to a ead end in collision with some ocea.n liner, for its back is broken. it ⢠⢠A '.young woman was stepping from an omnibus in Westminster Bridge-road. London,on Thursday, when she slipped and fell. A horse and VllLn parsed over her, and when picked up she was found to be dead. The body was taken to thl, Lambeth Mortuary. ⢠« A <3ashier named Burnett, in the employ of a Westminster firm of solicitors, Messrs. Burcnell and IJo., was sentenced to eleven months' hard labour at the County of London Sessions, for stealing sums of monw from his employers. By a system of falsifying accounts, the accused had in the past eight years appropriated over £2,000. it "Jjudden and unforeseen circumstances" is the reason given for the suckien and ''indefinite postponement" of the new play entitled "The Mummy," which was to have been brought out at the Opera Comique, London, on Thursday afternoon. The authors of the piece, which ia of American origin, are Messrs. Maurice E. BafnthuMm a.nd Maiicolm Wallace. w Mr. R. G. Tatton, M.A., formerly Fellow and Tutor of Bailiol College, Oxford, has boon appointed to the wardenehip of the "Settle- ment" which Mr. Passmore Edwards is build- ing for Mrs. Humphrey Ward in St. Pancra3. It is hoped tha.t the building, which is now rapidly rising in Tavietock-place, will be ready for occupation in October. < < < Adolph Scholera was. at CTerkenwell Police- court, charged with forging and uttering a.. bill of exchange for £53, with intent to defraud Mr E. Hanff. The prosecutor said no had been defrauded of over £1.300 by the prisoner. The latter said to Mr. Hanff at the police-stati 511, "I am very sorry. I will do all I can to re- pay you." The accused was remanded. it < » A sad accident occurred at Kemsing, near Maidstone, on Thursday afternoon. Whilst engaged rabbit-shooting a boy named Percy Semark, a.ged ten years, was shot by his father, it is alleged, and terribly injured. He received the charge in the face. with the result that one eye was completely destroyed, and the other wae severely injured. He was at once removed to Maidstone Hospital. < < H is stated that under the will of the late I iMrs. William Overend. of West Retford House, a legacy of £5,000 is left to the Sheffield In. firmary, a legacy of a like amount to the Royal Hospital, a. legacy of £2.000 to the Jeseop Hospital, and one of £1,000 to the Children's Hospital. There are also smaller bequests to charities in the Sheffield and Retford districts. ⢠⢠⢠⢠A citizen of Glasgow, who does not wish his name disclosed, has, through Mr. J. Baird Smith, writer, Tiven £5,000 for distribution among certain city charities. ⢠⢠⢠The Victoria Jubilee Hospital Fund at Belfast now totals £47.000. The Lady Mayoress lias convened a meeting of women to add in the collection of the necessary £100,000. < At the South Anand (Lincolnshire) Quarter Sessions at Spalding, on Thursday, there were no prisoners for trial, and the chairman of the trench was presented with a pair of white kid gloves. < < Mr. Edward Tindal Atkinson, Q.C., took his seat for the first time on Thursday. as Recorder of the city of Leeds, in succession to M J. E. Barker, Q.C., who has retired on account of ill-health. w < < At the County of London Sessions a cashier named Burnett was sentenced to eleven monthS" hard labour Tor embezzling the money of his employers, a firm of solicitors in West- minster, to the extent of £2,000. ⢠⢠⢠⢠A forester named M. Mclntyre, in the employ of Sir James Colquhoun, of Linse, Dumbarton, was kicked to death by a horse while taking shelter from a storm, at Greenfield Farm, near Garelooh Head, on Thursday. j <* < < While several men employed in the Central London Railway, at Wood Lane, Shepherd's Bush, were pulling1 down some houses, one of the walls collapsed, injuring five men. Two were taken to West London Hospital. w Mr. Andrew Barlow, a gentleman well known in Southampton, has contributed the suit', of J31,000 to the funds of the Hampshire Female Orphan Asylum, having also, on several tanner occasions, contributed a like amount to various charitable institutions in the neigh- bourhood. < < A ticket of-leave man, with fourteen months of his last sentence still hanging over him, was as the County of London Sessions sent to hard labour for thirteen months more on pleading guilty to the theft of a. diamond pin from the person of a gentleman late at night in the Gray's Inn-road. ⢠⢠⢠⢠Mr. C. S. Willard has just made arrange- ments to start a. further American tour next autumn, so that there is no probability of hit being seen c'u the London stage agair. for more than a twelv8montih. Luring hi" aiDsence he will produce new pieces by Mr. Hoary Arthur Jones and Mr. J. M. Barrie. ⢠it A meeting of nurses was held at St. Martin's Town-hall, London, on Thursday, to protest against the proposal to admit to the mem- bership or the Royal British Nurses' Associa- tion asylum attendants who had not been trained in general hospitals, and who were not prc-periy eligible for election.

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