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---THE BAPTIST TWENTIETH CENTURY…

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iTHE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA

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SHIPS' DUEL AT SEA.

SEQUEL TO AN ANGLO-INDIAN…

VICAR'S DEATH IN THE PULPIT.

TWICE SENTENCED TO DEATH.

THE MATLOCK MYSTERY.

MAIL STEAMER IN COLLISION.

HOSPITALS PAY NO LAND TAX.

IMPORTANT TO RHLATIVES OF…

TABLE SPOON IN A SOLDIER'S…

----------A WEIRD LEVEL-CROSSING…

BENEFITS OF COMPENSATION.

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PRESTATYN.

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PBINCESS RADZIWIUS JEWEIS

A CALLOUS MURDERER.

MYSTERIOUS STABBING CASES.

IDESTRUCTIVE FIRE.

j BURNED IN PARAFFIN.

INVENTOR OF BOVRIL DEAD.

ICELEBRATING DECORATION DAY,

I'THE YOUTHFUL DUCAL PAIR.

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WELSH NEWS IN BRIEF.

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WELSH NEWS IN BRIEF. Mr A. N. Palmer, of Wrexham, has prepared a efort upon the question of forming a museum for that town, and the report has been adopted by a committee and forwtrded to the Town Council for its fivourible consideration. Mr Thomas Barker is lying seriously ill at his L andudno residence, Plae Gognith. He was totken ill at. Harrogate, whence be was brought to LIan- sudno yesterday by special train. • At Trefynant, Ruabon, yesterday afternoon, whilst some children were playing1 on tb. bridge, » lIttle girl looking over the parapet saw a child lying nits bick in the brook in about six inches of -vater. It proved to be a male child about a day .dd. The police are making inquiries. Dr. Kirkpatrick, of Colwvn Bay, who for a con- -idernble period has been attachell to the garrison ■it Strensall, Yorkshire, has received an appointment iu the Royal Army Medical Corps. To-day he ie-ve4 Southampton on board the Tagus in eharge f troops for South Africa. In the Llatigollen County Court on Monday last, Mr Horatio Llo d was engaged in hearing a claim for £ 45 brought by Mrs Tudor, of the Abbey Farm, Llaugollen, against Sir Watkiu WynD in respect of mutate to stock and growing crops cttused by the 15ch Yeomanry Brigade, who used the farm oet.ween May 23 and June 11 for the purpose of nfle practice. The Judge awarded the plaintiff £10 aLmdge,3 and costs. The General Directors of the Welsh Calvinistic Methodists' foreign iinissions met &t Shrewsbury on too 14th inst., and decided to postpone appointing 4. general secretary in xuoeession to the Rev. Josiah Thomas, M.A., until the next General Assembly, which is to meet at Aberystwytb in May, 1901 ud meantime to leave the Executive Committee to uake arrazigements to carry on the work. Accord- ingly the Executive Committee, at a meeting held inst week, appointed the Rev. K. J. Evans, Walton to be secretary pro tem. Mr Richard Wood, of 72. Denbigh-street, Llan- rwst, wheelwright and coach builder, having filed lit petition, has been adjudicatrd bankrupt. Heavy expenses, pressure by creditors, and want of capital" are the stated gromndu for his failure. His account. out of a total liability of £ 178, show « deficiency of L168. The creditors will meet at Blaenau Festinioir on November 27, and the public examination will take place tbere on the same day. At the Police Court yesterday, before Mr. R. G. Venablee, Richard Henry H jpton, butcher, Church .treet, was charged with stealing two heifers, value L18 10s. The animals were missed from a field at Aston Park, and it was subsequently ascertained i hat they had been sold in Ellesmere Smithfield in the name of Jones, Hindford, and that they were t ten to the Smithfield by the prisoner. Hopton was committed to the Shropshire assizes. At the County Hall, Rhos, on Tuesday, a labour- er named William Dean, who had been employed on the new Wrexham and Rbos Railway, was barged with having stolen a cash-box, containing £ 8 10s. in money and a lady's gold watch and chain, four gold rings, a gold brooch, and earrings, value £30, the property of Rose Ann Cotterill, a married woman, who bas charge of a workman's hut on the railway. Th9 evidence showed that the oox was left in the prosecutrix's bedroom, and on Sunday evening she desired something out of it and went into the bedroom, but could not find it. She missed the prisoner, and teeing his bat and jacket in the hut she suspected bim, and gave in- formation to the police. The prisoner was later on arrested on the road to Os west ry by a police officer, who on searching him found most of the jewellery and £1 6«. 6d. in money on him and be admitted taking tbe cash-box. Dean, who has been convicted in different parts ofthecountry for felonies, was committed for trial to the Quarter Sessions. The annual report of the St. Aseph Clergy Sastentation Fund shows that the income amounted tOZ1,611, made up a balance in hand of 1292, donations and subscriptions £i56, offertories £ 153, bank interest, £9, and Queen Victoria Clergy Fund, S400. The sum of £181, (being one fifth of the tiet local receipts, was sent to the Queen Victoria Clergy Fund, and 30 grants of £ 25, 18 of il2, and 15 of £10 ware made. There is in hand a balance of 9292. Donations, subscriptions, or collection* were sent from 76 parishes in the diocese. The Rev. Morgan Hughes, rector of Derwen, near Corwen, died suddenly yesterday week. While at tea he was taken ill. and ic a few minutes he passed away. Dr. Walker, of Corwen, was sent for as soon as possible, but bis services were of no avail. Mr Hughes, who was tfixtyfour, was educat- ed at St. David's College, Lampeter. He was ordained by the Bishop of Llandatf in 1859, and licensed to the curacy of Oyfarthfa. Subsequently, he held curacies at Oardiff, Llanrhaiadr, Lianulid, add Bettws (Carmarthenshire), and in 1882 be was presented by the Bishop of St. David's to the rectory of Derwen, in the diocese of St. Asaph. The living is of the value of 9341 grots, and £ 19i net, with a house. Mr Hughes, who belonged to the Evangelioal school, was an able preacher.

; NOTES FROM RHUDDLAN.

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