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SUMMER STORMS. MANY ACCIDENTS BY LIGHTNING. After a general spell of excessive heat, th-an. derstorms orpke over many parts of t he country on Tuesday, 'accompanied by dcsh uctive"light- ning. At, Spaldi-ijgytwo boys, Albert Bennett, aged sixteen, and axfother lad named Cooper, aged tea, were st-rtick by"lighÍ'lIing and had a*nliracuioua escape. Cooper was flung forward on his knees, and Bennett was lifted off his feet and thrown on to the gras by the side of the road. Save for the shock, bo-h lads were uninjured. At West Hartlepool a girl n'amcd Kate Gallagher, aged eighteen, was standing at the doorway of her parents' house when she was struck by lightning and rendered unconscious. Wrhen she recovered her senses she complained that she was blind. She was medically treated and her blindness, fortunately, proved to be only of a temporary character. Two miners named .Baxter, father and son, living at Newhall, Bn^tou-on-Trent, were shei- tering from a thunderstorm when they were struck by lightning. Xittk- clothing was pierced as though by bnllets, 4 heir luur .si"d oil, and both rendered an eon scion's. At IVkes^on !h.eee beasls sheltering under trees were killed. A .mil km an who was riding a bicycle had his ;eaohir,e struck, several spokea being knwked out of the wheels.

" LOOKING F1 \H WOi* K."

CRETE AND THE POWERS.

[ALL EIGHTS RDERV¡).]

TRAGEDY OF A SLAII HILL.

MOTOUifeT'y NOVEL DEFENCE.

KILLED BY A FOWL.

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