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LORD KITCHENER'S POST.

HEAVY FINE FOR BETTING.

MISS DIANA CHURCHILL. i

! i'BLANKET TOSSING FORBIDDEN.

F ATA SIDE SLIP,

1 : MOTOR-LAUNCH EXPLOSION.

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1 MOTOR-LAUNCH EXPLOSION. ¡ THREE LIVES LOST. An explosion on a motor launch, believed to have resulted in the death of three per- | sons, and the total destruction of the vessel ¡' by fire, has occurred near Auchencairn, on the Solway Firth. The occupants of the boat were its owner, Mr. Alan Fergusson, of The Hill, Creetown (a son of the late Sir James Fergusson, who was killed in the earthquake in Jamaica), Mrs. Fergusson, Captain Hendryson Caird,, Mr. Adam Birrell, Creetown, and Mr. Sydney Seal, chauffeur to Mr Fergusson. The launch was returning to Creetown from Jxippford when the accident occurred, Mr. Birrell swam ashore. Mrs. Fergussoni was picked up in a dying condition by a small steamboat, which put off from Bal- carry on receipt of news of the disaster. She was lashed to the mast of the launch, antt had drifted seven miles from the place where j the latter blew up. She succumbed to her injuries soon after. Captain Caird was rescued, and is doing well. Mr. Fergusson and Seal are missing, and it is to be feared both are dead. The cause of the accident is believed fA) have been the upsetting of a cooking stove, which set the petrol on fire.

LATJNDRYMAN'S NEW TRADE.

LOVER'S LAST MESSAGE.

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7,000 MILES FOR A BRIDE.

.. AltttOPLANE WORLD'S RECORD.

GRpESOME ACCIDENT.

OUR LONDON LETTER. .

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