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GHASTLY ^TRAGEDY.

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" GLADSTONE DAY." ♦

TERRIBLE BOATING ACCIDENTS.…

CHESTER WOMAN'S WINDFALL.

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REDCAR MEETING.

DUNSTALL PARK MEETING.

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IWREXHAM RACES.

CRICKET. .

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ENGAGEMENT OF LADY LETTICE…

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ITERRIBLE ACCIDENT AT HOLYHEAD…

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THE PIERROTS. .

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TARPORLEY

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. FRODSHAM.

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MR. LEE HANKEY'S SUCCESS. Chester has many sons of whom she has reason to be proud. One of them is Mr. Lee Hankey who has won distinction in the realm of art. He has exhibited in the Academy nearly a dozen times, and it will be noted with satisfaction that lie is represented in the Academy this year by two portraits of children. Mr. Hankey," says "M.A.P. is one of the younger men of the artistic world just over thirty a member of the Royal Institute and of the Society of Oil Painters; and a particularly successful artist when he uses his pencil and brush in depictingquiefc and picturesque scenes in France and Pieardy." The walls of his studio at Fulham "are hung with water colours, all shewing that the artist's happiest hours, so far as his painting is con- cerned, have been spent across the ooa." "Oddly enough," remarks the writer in "M.A.P. "he has never painted a single picture in Cheshire or North Wales, although his boyhood was passed there and he returns, now and again, to see his people-who. by the way, had little faith in his ever earning a living by tlie brush. He started life with°a firm o1 designers. After giving all his time and energy for several years to drawings of furniture and wall-paper, Mr. Hankey came to London, with an experience of hard and careful work that he has found of great vaJue in many direct and indirect ways. One of his best water-colours was chosen, last season, by the Hungarian Government for the National Gallery at Buda- Pesth and three years ago The Tangled Well,' a picture which he exhibited at the Suffolk- street gallery, was bought by the Cape Colony GaYoniment and sent, to SQuth Africa,"

CHESTER STOCK & SHARE LIST…

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