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11 BIG WHEEL FATALITY.

INDIGNANT BARMAIDS.

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KING EDWARD'S HOLIDAY.I

BILLIARDS AND LOVE. j

IGIRL SUFFRAGIST FREE.

SANTQS-DUMOINT'S ILL-LUCK.…

BISHOP AND SWEATING EVIL.…

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I MAGNIFICENCE IN MARBLE.I

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IFOR A FAMOUS PULPIT.I

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j THE " SWAMI" REAPPEARS.

A DASH FOR LIBERTY. I I -I

I SERIOUS TRAM ACCIDENT.

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IVAN HORSE PARADE.I

SIGNALMAN GOES MAD. i

AN AUSTRALIAN MINISTER. I

SUE VIC CUT IN TWO.

EARTHQUAKE IN TURKEY. I

DEATH OF EARL SONDES.I

UNINVITED GUESTS.

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RESPITE FOR RAYNER.

SOCIALISTS AND MR. BURNS.

MULTI-MILLIONAIRES DEATH.…

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MULTI-MILLIONAIRES DEATH. I "Silent" Smith, one of the most remarkable Of America's multi-millionaires, whose fortune is estimated at £ 15,000,000, has died from heart disease, at Kyoto, in Japan, which he was visit- ing with his wife on their wedding tour round the world. Until 1899 he was James Henry Smith, a taciturn, reserved man, with a small ofi)ce in Wall-street, and a small flat in an un- t fashionable part of the city. With the excep- tion of the hour a day he spent at the Union Club, he was never seen outside his office or his home. In that year his still more eccentric cousin "Chicago" Smith died at the Reform Club in London, where he had lived at a maximum cost of 18s. a day, and left him a fortune of nearly £ 12,000,000. From being the least obtrusive of New Yorkers, "Silent" Smith became the most prominent. He joined twelve of the lead- ing social and sporting clubs, and had the dis- tinction of being launched into society by Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish, as one of the world's richest bachelors. He always drove a four-in-hand, and bought the best horses that money could purchase. His entertainments, says the New York cor- respondent of the "Express," were as freakish as they were magnificent. His Valentine Ball at Sherry's, and the musicale in the Fifth- avenue PaJace, bought from Mr. W. C. Whit- ney's executors for £ 400,000, at which he paid Caruso £600 to sing four songs, will be long talked of in New York. At this mansion he entertained the Duchess of Manchester and the foremost leaders of American society. He was the elusive catch of many seasons, but last year he chose. as hi, bride the beautiful Mrs. Rhine- lander Stewart) of Baltimoreâa sister of Mrs. A. J. Drexel. Soon after their wedding Mr. and Mrs. Smith started on a tour of the world, with the Duke and Duchess of Manchester, in Mr. Drexel's magnificent steam yacht the Marghe- rita. The next of kin is stated to be Lady Cooper, of Elgin, wife of Sir George Alexander Cooper, of Grosvenor-square, The College, Elgin, and Hursley Park, Winchester. She is a daughter of Mr. George S. Smith, of Evanston, Illinois. "Chicago" Smith, the founder of this great fortune, was a Scotsman from Elgin, who made his fortune in Chicago, and returned to Lon- don to live at the Reform Club. There he will always be remembered as having presented the club with a lift. When he died the English portion of his estate alone realised £ 900,000 in death duties to the Treasury.

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