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CHRISTIAN SCIENCE FEES.

SMASH-UP IN STOLEN MOTOR.

KIDNAPPING TRAGEDY. ,

TENEMENT TENANTS AND THE VOTE

BANKNOTE CHOKES DRAINPIPE.

A TRAVELING SAVINGS BANK.

MURDERED HIS SWEETHEART --eo

NO VOTES FOR MINISTERS.

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NO VOTES FOR MINISTERS. The Revising Barrister of Torquay on Monday gave his reasons for disallowing a vote to the Rev. James Rogers, pastor of the Wesleyan Church, Torquay. It was con- tended that the word "office" in the thirty- third section of the Municipal Corporations Act was applicable to Wesleyan Ministers. The barrister held that by the word "office" the legislature did not intend to in- clude in the franchise a person occupying such a position as that of Wesleyan minister. The legislature applied the word to one form of religion, and did not Intend to apply it to any other form. When the law was passed, religious in- tolerance existed more acutely than at pre- sent, and Nonconformists did not occupy the position they did to-day. On behalf of the Committee of Privileges of the Wesleyan Conference, notice of appeal against the decision, which affects all Wesleyan ministers in the country, was given,

MOUSTACHES BANNEft.

TWO DAYS—TWO YEARS.

EPITOME OF NEWS. j \ ■ '*»•…

£21 A "SWEET NOTHING."

MOTOR-BOAT ON FIRE.

BURIED IN HER ROCKING CHAIR,

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