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BIRMINGHAM LICENSING SESSIONS.

FOR HEROISM AT COLENSO.

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FOR HEROISM AT COLENSO. The decoration of the Victoria Cross is to be confeired on Captain H. N. Schofield, of the Royal Fiplrl Artillery, for a conspicuous act of courage at the battle of Colenso on December 15th. 1S99. W hen the detachments serving tho guns of the 14th and 66th Batteries Royal Field Artillery had all been Iiilled, wounded, or driven from them by infantry fire at close range. Captain Schofield went out when the first attempt was made to extri- catethe guns and assisted in withdrawing the two that were saved.

TOWN CRIER SHOOTS HIMSELF.

SAD BATHING FATALITY.

EXCITING STREET INCIDENT.

DEATH FROM EATING COAL.

KILLED IN A MINE COLLAPSE.

NOVEL LICENSING PROPOSAL.

GOLF CLUB HOUSE DESTROYED.

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