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SA TURDA Y, OCTOBER 2J,, 1903.

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-__---MR CHAMBERLAIN AT TYNEMOUTH.

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A COURT FAVOURITE. Colonel the Hon. Sir William James Colville, his Majesty's Master of the Ceremonies. who has been laid to his last rest this week, was 76, and had suffered from congestion of the luogs. He passed away peacefully in the presence of the members of his family. During his illness inquiries were made as to the progress of the patient by the King and Queen and the Prince and Princess of Wales. Colonel Colviile was a brother of the late Viscount Colville of Culross, who predeceased him about three months ago. The deceased officer was appointed Master of the Ceremonies in 1893, the appointment being The^Late Sir W. J. Colville. 1 continued at the accession of Kins; Edward. Like his brother, Sir William was a general favourite in Court and official circles, and will be keenly regretted and missed. His knowledge of Court ceremonial waa probably unrivalled, and his charm of manner and his ignostentatious abilities were proverbial. Few men were entitled to wear more orders and decorations—British and foreign-than he, and his full dress figure was as imposing as it was well known at Conrt iunctions and State ceremonials. Hia duties had brought him into contact with practically every foreign potentate who had visited these I shores in a long course of years. He was a great favourite with Queen Victoria. He was educated at Sandhurst, and entered the Army in 1843, served with the 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade in Canada and the Crimea, and was on the staff I of General Sir .James Simpson. commanding the Army at the fall of Sebastopol. He afterwards served as Assistant Inspector of Volunteers, and was in 18 72 appointed Comptroller of the House hold of the Duke of Edinburgh.

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FEARED LOSS OF A WELSH SHIP

FIRE AT A NEWPORT FOUNDRY.

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Her Body Found in a Park

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NAVAL ACTIVITIES AT WASHINGTON-

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