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EPITOME OF NEWS. At Bridlington a fishing coble foundered, but the crew were saved. Birmingham Electric Lighting Committee has set aside £ 10,000 in relief of the rates. The Emperor Francis Joseph has arrived in Budapest for a stay of several weeks. Mr. J. W. Brown, a prominent Matlock agriculturist, has been found shot dead at his resideii ce After running from his house to the life- boat house at Sunderland, a lifeboatman named John Henry Davidson fell down and immedi- ately expired. Through services of electric tramwav-cars are now running between Aldgate and Ilford and Aldgate and The Green Man, Levtonstone. and Aldgate and The Green Man, Leytonstone. Mr. Robert Mcllroy, K.C., has been ap- pointed Recorder of Belfast and county-court judge and chairman of the Quarter Sessions for "the county of Antrim Bearing a passport made out in the name of "Godfrey Henry Lees, aged fifty-seven, born at Nottingham," a body has been found by shrimpers 011 the coast near Calais. After the death of a woman who was in receipt of 5s. a week from the Bangor Guardians, ;n old stocking containing X199 16s. 6d. was found in her house. Mr. and Mrs Laurence Irving, after a successful season in New York, will begim a. short provincial tour in Birmingham on August Bank Holiday. The new twenty-seven knot ocean going de- stroyer Harpy, which bums coal fuel, at her official four-hour full-speed trial near the Map- lins exceeded her contract speed. Amos Peel and John Dugan, who were arrested on suspicion of being connected with the murder of Mr. John Massey, an aged farmer, at Dalbury on April 25, have been com- mitted for trial at Derby. It is proposed to celebrate the eentoiuirv of Thackeray next year at Calcutta, where the novelist was born on July 18. 1811, and whore he lived until seveni years of age. His f'atlu-r was in the Civil Service of the East India Corn- pany. After considerable discussion the Tottenham Education Committee have decided to provide eighteen sewing machines for the girls in Tot- tenham schools, at an estimated cost of £ 05. At two schools the teachers have already supplied machines out of their own pockets. Irish emigrants to the number of 730 sailed from Queenstown for Boston on the Cunard liner Saxonia. Thie is a record number, and nearly doubles that which sailed the previous Wednesday. With "The Bystander is published this week a fully illustrated "iinpm-fsion of the life and character of the late Kin-g Edward, in which he is variously considered as King, statesman, traveller, sportsman, and-oman. A carved wood snuffbox, mounted with a chased silver top, formerly the property of Sir Walter Scott, has been sold for six guineas at Christie's. Mrs. Julia V. Chilton, a middle-aged woman, committed suicide at Indianapolis because she had made a mistake in giving a return to the census enumerator. A protest was raised at a meeting of the East Prestom (Sussex) Guardians against members of the Board sitting as magistrates when the Guardians were prosecutors. A woman at the Highgate Police-court charged her husband with cruelty because he had caught her round the wai.st and "squeezed her till she could hardly breathe." The Rev. James Dixon. vicar of Willesden, in appealing in his parish magazine for funds to carry on the work of a poor parish, mentions that he has mortgaged his life assurances to the fullest extenit. M:is8 Pauline Chase did not arrive in New York until five o'clock in the evening of the day she was to attend the Actors' Fair Fund in the afternoon and evening. She then sailed for England after having been in America only six- te«B hours. Report." are current in Danish Court, circles that Queen Alexandra will in the beginning of .June go to Denmark with her sister, the Em- press Marie, to make a long stay at the Villa Hvidore. Mr. George Henry Faber, formerly Liberal M.P. for Boston (Lines.) 1906-9, has left estate valued at ZIII,283 gross, with net personalty £ 10-2,270. Fined for gambling at Acton, a defendant said lie did not know what "piteh and toas was. The Magistrate How old are you? De- fendant Fifty. Only XI,200 of the f2,000 necessary to carry on the Woolwich Arsenal Football Club It as been subscribed, and unless the requisite amount of capital is forthcoming the potmibilities are that the club will cease to exist. Mr. Richard Mason, one of the oldest practis- ing solicitors of Surrey, has just died in h)8 seventy-eighth year. The death is announced, at Cawsand, of Sir George Seymour Vesey Fitzgerald, a former political aide-de-camp to the Secretary of State for India. Speaking at a conference of jftuhicipal and county engineers on town planning, Mr. T. H. Mewson said that whilst the English private garden was extremely pretty, our public parks were perhaps the most disreputable in Europe. Lord Crewe has been petitioned by the Gib- raltar Chamber of Commerce for an extension of the command of Sir Frederick Forestier- Walker, the Governor, "on account of his know- ledge of Gibraltar, his impartiality, and his judgment." I Riots have broken out at Yuen-chow, China, i and the China Inland Mission hu been de- stroyed. There are German but no English, missionaries at Yuen-chow. Climbing over the railings on Lambeth Bridge, Frederick Leopold Carpen, aged 74, an old-age pensioner; of Monkton-«treet, Kenning- ton, jumped into the water, and although he was quickly rescued died a few minutes later. At the Licensed Victuallers' Defence Leagae meeting at Darlington, the president suggested I: that licensed house* should be closed from an hour before to an hour after the actual inter- f ment of King Edward, adding that the matter I would doubtless lie decided by the various local authorities. Orders have been given by the Cunard Line. for a liner of an entirely new type of oomrbmed passenger and cargo steamer, which will lie of 18,000 tons displacement, with turbine engines J developing a great speed aud will be, primarily, j for the Liverpool and Boston trade. i London County Council elementary schools J are to be closed on May 20, the day of the late j King's funeral, and as necessitous children could not legally be fed in that case the Local Govern- ment Board is to be asked to sanction the ex- penditure under tÀltJLooal Authorities' Expenow Act.





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