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MINISTERIAL CRISIS.

THE EASTERN CRISIS.

WHY NOT TAX IZEVOLVV ?

TIT FOB TAT.

RIOTOUS SCENE AT A SALE.

THE WOOLLEN INDUSTRY.

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION.

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SHOCKING CRIME OF A BARBER.

PIGEONS AS MESSENGERS IN WAR.

SIR ANDREW CLARK ON HEALTH.

AMERICAN AUTHORS ON COPYRIGHT.

MISCELLANEOUS.

.SERIOUS END TO A JOKE.

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SERIOUS END TO A JOKE. At Che-ter assizes an action has been brought bp Mr. Twiss, Malpas, Cheshire, avainst the Lancashire and Yorkshire Accident Insurance C(:mpanv to recovt-r £ 500 on a policy o; int.urat.ee taken out by 5ir. Ba-keiville, Stretton, Cht-sh re, for whose family Mr! Twiss is executor. In M«y last Mr. Baskervilla at: elided a cattle sale at the Garden Hotel, Cheshire*. At the back of the hotel a yonng woman was ffliyaged washing, and Mr. Baskerville jokingly threatened to kiss her. She put up her handr, audi Mr. B;<skerville stepping back fell over a tub on to a pan, which he smashed, cutting his hand badly. Iiiflammatii n set ill, and he < ied. The company now den ed the claim on beveral grounds, one of which was that a condition endoised on the back of the policy was that notice of accident must be gives within seven days. This had not been done, and it was submitted that on this point plaintiff must be nonsuited. On behalf of the plaintiff it was contended that the conditIOn should have been in the body off the. policy, but the judge dissented from this, an# ordered a nonsuit with costs.

ACQUITTED, BUT DISGRACED.…

REVENGE OF A DISCHARGED SERVANT.

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MRS. FAWCETT ON WOMAN'S RIGHTS.I

FARM PUPILS FOR AMERICA.

ARMED BURGLARS BESIEGED.

A BIGAMIST'S DEFENCE.

AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS.-