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---SOUTH POLE FOR BRITAIN.

. TRAGEDY OF NO WORK.

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TRAGEDY OF NO WORK. After being out of work for over twelvo months, Jacob Vogt, thirty-seven, a public- house and restaurant manager, of Courtney- road, London, N., got up from his bed and cut his throat. Written in German, a letter was found in to shest of drawers, saying:— Dear Sister and Brother-in-law and Children,—I am sorry to have to tell you that I cannot get a situation, and haven't got any money. We have given up our rooms. We have nothing to live for, and nothing to eat, and no shelter. It is shock- ing that I must write to you. I have run my legs off to look for work, but I could not find any My wife sold every- thing what did belong to her to live upon. Her friends did help us when, they could. They could do no more. Dear brother-in- law and sister, we beg you to keep the children with you, and when naughty and they do not behave Ihemselves please punish them, and make them better. The jury returned a verdict of "Suicide while of unsound mind," at the inquest on Monday.

THE WRESTLING CURATE.

SENTENCE OF DEATH.

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FUN AND FANCY.

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