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OUR LONDON CORRESPONDENT.…

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NEWS NOTES.

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MISS MARY MOORE INTERVIEWED.

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GOLD RUSH TO KLOJNDYKE.

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HUMOURS OF AUCTION.

I ANIMAL LIKES AND DISLIKES.J

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DRIVERS AND THEIR DUTIES.

GLOOMY OUTLOUK FOR SILVER.!

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WILLS AND BEQUESTS.

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WILLS AND BEQUESTS. The executors of the will, which bears date June 24, 1895, with codicils of December 28, 1896, and June 2, 1897, of Mr. John Grant Morris, of 36, Grosvenor-place, Allerton Hall, Liverpool, and Allerton, Cannes, J.P., Mayor of Liverpool in 1867, who died on June 22 last, aged 86 years (son of the late Mr. T. Morris, of Liverpool), are the testator's sons, Christopher Morris, of Baron's Craig, Dal- beattie, N.B.; Herbert Picton Morris, of 3, Dray- cott-place, barrister-at-law; Thomas Case Morris, of Albany, Old Hall-street, Liverpool; and Percy Cope- land Morris, of 1, Garden-court, Temple, barrister- at-law, by whom the testator's personal estate has been valued at E295,904 2s. Id., and to whom he bequeathed for the executorship E105 each to his son, John Grant Morris, £1000; to his daughters, Constance Wyllie and Edith Le Blanc Garrett, life annuities of E150 each to the widow of his brother, Robert Morris, a life annuity of £50 to his niece, Caroline Morris, a life annuity of £ 50; to his grandson, John Grant Morris Daglish, a life annuity of £ 100; to the children of the testator's daughter, the late Mary Robinson, F-100; to his dear friend, Dr. Philip Frank, EIOO to his butler, his coachman at Allerton, his coachman at Cannes, and to Christian Zmutt, £.50 each to his footman and two house- maids, £2f> each and to two other women servants, life annuities of £50 each. Mr. Morris devised and bequeathed his residuary real and personal estate in trust for sale and realisation, but the trustees may postpone the sale of his shares in the Rose Brig and Douglas Bank Collieries and the Crimplesham Hall and Bexley Hall estates in Norfolk. The testator's daughter, Dame Millicent Case Bagge, if in occupation of Crimplesbam Hall at the time of his death, may have the use and enjoyment of that house and its furniture, or in the event of her leaving there, a sum of E5000 is to be in trust for her. He bequeathed furtherEI0,000 upon trust for Lady Bagge and her children; EIO,000 each upon trusts for his daughters, Elizabeth Ann Hansard, Julia Daglish, Emily Houghton, Constance Wyllie, and Edith Le Blanc Garrett, and £20,000 upon trusts for the children of his daughter, the late Mary Robinson. The late Mr. Morris left £ 20,000 in trust to pay one-third of the income thereof to his daughter-in-law, Augusta Meyer Morris, widow of his son William Baines Morris, during her widow- hood, and subject thereto to hold the trust fund of £ 20,000 in trust for their daughter, Ruby Morris. He left all the residue of his property in trust in equal shares for his sons, John Grant Morris, Christopher Morris, Herbert Picton Morris, Thomas Case Morris, and Percy Copeland Morris. The trustees are not to invest upon the security of landed estate in Ireland.1 By his will, which is dated May 23, 1891, with codicils of the 27th of March, 1895, and the 19th of October, 1896, Mr. Westley Richards, of Ashwell Lodge, Ashwell, Rutland, formerly of Birmingham, gunmaker, who died on the 26th of May last, aged 82 years, leaving personal estate valued at £ 12,729 17s. 4d., appointed as executors Henry Richards, of 59, Nevern-square, and John Deeley, of Sparkhill, Birmingham, manager of the works of Westley Richards and Co. (Limited), and Cecil Chaplin, of 21, Grafton-street. The testator bequeathed to Bertha Chaplin f.1000, to his sisters, Ellen Woodhouse and Ann Whittle, life annuities of £ 100 each to Emily Chaplin aad Colonel Henry Clarke Gervoise such of the testator's horses as they may choose, each to make choice alternately of one horse, and to Cecil Chaplin, Cicely Fane, and Blanche Fane his furniture and household effects, and such horses as may not be taken by Mrs. Chaplin and Colonel Gervoise. Mr. Richards bequeathed one year's wages each to his groom, Thomas Walker, and other servants, and he left the residue of his property (including his shares in Westley Richards and Co., Limited, but subject to certain agreements respecting them) in trust for the said Cecil Chaplin and Cicely and Blanche Fane. The will (dated March 31, 1884) of Mr. Richard Chrimes, of Moorgate Grange, Rotherham, York- shire, a member and liberal supporter of the religious community known as the Brethren, who died on April 26 last, aged 78 years, leaving personal estate of the gross 7alue of £ 100,062 2s. 2d., and of the net value of £ 99,333 12s. 4d,, has been proved by his widow, Mrs. Mary Chrimes, to whom the testator devised and bequeathed all his real and personal estate absolutely.

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NEW CANON OF ST. PAUL'S.

--A PATHETIC ECHO.

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THE WEST VIRGINIA OUTLAWS.

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