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)-{ WHY MAJOR SCOTT SHOT HIMSELF.

THE MUSEUM ROBBERY.

DISAPPEARANCE OF STATE BULLION.

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CO-OPERATIVE COOKSHOPS.

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CURIOUS STORY ABOUT A NEGRO…

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CURIOUS STORY ABOUT A NEGRO PREACHEit. An African negro, who calls himself Claude Wilson, has had a singular career in this country, if a story told in the Bedford Police-court the other day be true. Wilson, who was attired in black clothes and a clerical hat, was accused of having obtained a bicycle without the intention of paying for it, and there were also three other charges against him. A solicitor who prosecuted on behalf of the Treasury stated that Wilson had been staying in this country under the guise of a clergyman ordained in the Church of England, and had taken advantage of the fact to obtain goods and money. I He was a carpenter by trade, and went from Sierra Leone to a place called Bugama, in the Congo dis- trict, and, being a person of superior education, he took a lead among the natives and bad a religious following. He came to England ostensibly with a view to obtaining an iron church to set up at Bugama, and he got an introduction to the Training Home for African Students at Colwyn Bay, North Wales. The principal there took an interest in him,and published an account of hia work at Bugama, together with his portrait. Wilson had taken this publication about with him, and represented himself as a clergyman. At Exeter Hall he met an Evangelist named Penfold, who was conducting a mission near Bedford, and at the latter's invitation he consented to assist, and preached at several places. After the hearing of some evidence the accused was remanded.

t FAMOUS RAILWAY KING.

POWDER MONKEYS" OF THE BATTLE…

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EPITOME OF NEWS.

JALKBERD'S BUMPS.

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A WOMAN'S SECRET.

1:1Y-"J THE SKILLED LABOUR…

THE QUEEN'S SCHOOLBOYS.

■''■I CURIOSITIES IN CORPORATE…

: . * i A KRUGER YARN.

WESLEY AN MISSIONS.