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NEWS IN BRIEF.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

DROWNE1) ON \!ONKYMOON

.-.- - -"- -ACCIDENT TO WARSHIP.

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ACCIDENT TO WARSHIP. IRON IXJKE IN COLLISION. Wil il-e leaving Portsmouth Harbour on Thursday, the 11 oil-carrying vessel Rosalind wa; swept b v tb,- tide into the new battle- ship Iron Duke, just commissioned as senior flagship of the Home Fleet. The Rosalind crashed into the battleship with great force, and the assistance of tugs was nece^ary to pull the ships apart. The Tron Duke's sides were crowded with sailors, but all managed to get clear of the oncoming -ship in time. Both vessels were damaged, the iiijltr" to the Rosalind being the more serious. MOTHER AND LUNATIC SON. ARMS AND FEET STRAPPED. Two elderly people, Sarah Brown and Joseph Cresswell, were charged at Belper, on Thursday, with neglecting a lunatic named John Benjamin Woolley, aged thirty-seven. Woolley is a son of Brown by a former hus- band who was chairman of the Belper magis- trates and of the Belper Guardians. Cress- well was engaged as an attendant. It was alleged that Woolley was kept in a room with his arms and feet tightly strapped. Woolley, it was stated, was harmless, and was now in an asylum. The explanation given to the police was that Woolley suffered from neuralgia and was bound to the bedpost to prevent him knocking his head against it. The case was adjourned.

SUNK BY GERMAN LINER.

BREAKDOWN ON DISTRICT RAILWAY,

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OSCAR SLATER'S CASE.

ATTEMPT TO BURN A CHURCH.

GENEVA BETTING FORBIDDEN.

DUBLIN. LABOUR TROUBLE.

A CHURCH FOR WOMEN.

"NOT A SOFT MAGISTRATE."

A NEW ANAESTHETIC.

- p-SPRATS NOT SARDINES.

NEARLY BURIED ALIVE.

AIRMAN'S FATAL LOOP.

WIFE'S PAST LIFE.

THE WILL OF MR. FELS.

LORD CONGLETON FOR SOUTH POLE.

BRIGHT HUES AT A FUNERAL.…

BABY SMOTHERED BY A PET DOG.

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