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EPlT^r,n;c NEWS.

OUR LONDON L <

NO GARDENING ON SUNDAY.I

TWO YEARS FOR ASSAULT.

THE SEARCH FOR ISLANDS.

I,PETITIONS TO PARLIAMENT.

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VICAR'S NOVEL APPEAL.j

RIOTS IN BELFAST.

I SMALL HOLDINGS ACT. '

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SMALL HOLDINGS ACT. A FARMER'S COMPLAINT. On behalf of Mr. Ernest Horace Ringer, a Norfolk sheep farmer, an important applica- tion was made on Monday to the High Court for a rule calling on the Norfolk County Council to show cause why an order of theirs under the Small Holdings and Allotments Act (1908) should not be quashed. Counsel for the applicant, Mr. Ernest Horace Ringer, a Norfolk siieep farmer, contended that there had been an infringement of the Act through the alleged ineulhciency of regard paid to the convenience of the applicant. Mr. Ringer and his family had for long owned a farm at Wliissoasefct, in Norfolk, but the soil was heavy, and sheep could not b., kOt" on it during the winter. Accord- ingly, Mr. Singer, last year purchased a njghbouring farm with a lighter soil. He enlarged the buildings of the original hold- ing- and put the new one into a proper state 1 the order complained of (to take the wbol(c of the light laud for small holdings) te. The" farn-ing interests of Norfolk considered that; they had been hard hit in the of compulsory purchases, and they nw Lcd to bring the matter before, the Court to see if there "cre no way of insisting on the 3e of the safeguards contained in t C,.)iit he'd that they could not iliter- the Act made the decision of the of -¥

MAYPOLE COLLIERY DISASTER.

A HEARTLESS HUSBAND.

E VEIN ING DRESS IN COURT.

EX-CONVICT CONSTAB

PERILOUS RESCUE OF A DOG.

POTATOES FOR PAUPERS.