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XORD ROSEBKKY AND LIBERAL…

PRESENTATION TO LORD KITCHENER.

THEFT OF AFRICAN WAR MEDALS.

===== STRUGGLE IN A CHURCH.

RAILWAY STATION EXPLOSION.

EXTRAORDINARY YARMOUTH STORY.

A NURSE'S MARRIAGE STORY.

ANGLESEY JEWEL ROMANCE.

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ANGLESEY JEWEL ROMANCE. The story of the recovery of the Anglesey jewels provides all the elements of a great romance. The valet who robbed his master, the mysterious lady who disappeared with the plunder, the innocent people in Paris who wanted to return it to its owner—on the basis of a cash payment—and the detective and his confederates who succeeded in "spoiling their game," might all have sprung from the imagination of a Conan Doyle. With charac- teristic shrewdness Detective-inspector Drew kept back the full details of Gault's confession until the recovery of practically the whole of the jewels was assured. Had he published it as soon as it was made, the lady in whose possession they were might have dropped them into the sea. As it was, shortly after Gault's trial a man in Paris communicated with Lord Anglesey's representatives, saying he believed he had come across some of the jewels and would be willing to sell them back. To encourage him the detectives, acting as Lord Anglesey's friends, bought several of the jewels at nominal prices. The ruse was effectual. Presently the man in Paris spoke of the great pear-shaped pearl, valued at £12,000. For this 35,000f. (£1,400) was offered, but the negotiator was dissatisfied, and said he would like to see Lord Anglesey him- self. Accordingly one of his lordship's servants dressed for the part and went to Paris. "Where did you get the jewels?" he asked. "We were searching the ashes at Martinique after the eruption of Mount Pelee," was the reply, "and we found them there in a tin box with a letter Baying what they were." Eventually, it was arranged that a representative of the Marquess (who was in reality a detective) should accompany the man to a cafe, where his two friends who had the pearl should hand it over in exchange for the money. The man made it a condition that the detective should remain in one part of the cafe while he went among the crowd in another part and obtained the pearl. This was agreed upon, and he went away, fetched the pearl from his friends, and handed itf over. The detective gave a signal, and within two minutes the three men were appre- hended. Women in the crowd had been acting as detectives, and had noticed the two men from whom the jewel was obtained. Chief-inspector Drew arranged the coup. Three weeks ago he left London, giving it out that he was going to Switzerland on holiday in order to throw in- terested persons off the scent. It was from Switzer- land that he organised the recovery of the jewels and the capture of the men. He has succeeded in getting back nearly £30,000 worth of the jewellery lost, the value of the whole of which was estimated at something over £40,000. Under the French law the arrested men cannot be extradited. Gault's lady friend will be the next to engage the attention of the detective, and there is already a suspicion of her whereabouts. An appeal is to be lodged against the de ci-1 n in favour of Sir Roger Palmer delivered bv Justice Swinfen Eady in the Thames fishery dilute. Werk has been stopped at a Dublin laundry bv an eel 3ft. long and over 41b. in weight, finding its way into one of the water-pipes of the establishment. With a membership of 419,606, the General Federation of Trades Unions had an income of £29,962 during the year just ended. Its total funds now amount to £76,969.

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A CANAANITISH CASTLE FOUND.

HOLBEIN'8 CHANNEL SWIM.

SOCIETY LIBEL ACTION.

SALESWOMAN AND ENGINEER.

WILLS AND BEQUESTS.

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