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THE RHYDONEN CASE.

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----I AN IRISH UNIVERSITY.

INVESTITURE AT OSBORNE.

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ITHE LEADERSHIP OF THEI LIBERAL…

FUNERAL OF MRS. PARKER.

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CHAMBERS OF AGRICULTURE.

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LAWLESSNESS IN THE CHURCB.

DEATH OF DR. BERRY.

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DEATH OF DR. BERRY. The Rev. Dr. Berry, of Wolverhampton, the well- known Congregational minister, fell dead in the Wesleyan Chapel at Bilston, Staffordshire, whilst conducting Dr. Totherick's funeral service on Tues- day afternoon. Dr. Berry was not permitted to perform duties calculated to interfere with his com- plete recovery. On Monday he had a sharp seizure while attending a meeting at Wolver- hampton, but appeared none the worse for it in a few minutes. On Tuesday he had arranged to conduct the funeral of Dr. Totherick, an old friend, at Bilston, and whilst the body was being interred the deceased fell and expired. The news of the death of Dr. Berry has cieated a great sensation in Wolverhampton and and the utmost sympathy is felt for his widow and family. As an indication that Dr. Berry was fully under the im- pression that he was gradually recovering his health, it may be mentioned that only on Monday he told a pressman in Wolverhampton who had been gleaning particulars with regard to the reverend doctor's life, that he would not have occasion to use the obituary notice for many years to come. The Rev. Charles Albert Berry, D.D., was born in 1852, and since 1883 has been pastor of the Queen- street Congregational Church in Wolverhampton. He was the chairman of the Congregational Union of England and Wales in 1897, and was first president of the National Council of Evangelical Free Churches. In 1887 he was asked to succeed the renowned American preacher. Henry Ward Beecher, in Brooklyn, but he de- clined. Dr. Berry had travelled extensively in America, in Egypt, in Palestine, and the East generally, and travelled round the world and visited Australia in 1891-92. In 1897 Dr. Berry went to America as the representative of the Arbitration Society to advocate the re-introduction of the Anglo- American Treaty. In this capacity he addressed large meetings in Chicago, Boston, New York, and Washington. He was personally welcomed by the President, and was invited to open Congress in both Houses as chaplain. Dr. Berry published a number of theological treatises. He had for many months past been in precarious health, but recovered sufficiently to resume his ministerial work in Wolverhampton a few weeks ago. It was obvious that his recovery was not complete; but his pathetically tragic death on Tuesday afternoon will come with a shock of surprise to his numerous friends both in his own and in other religious denominations.

FOUR SOLDIERS DROWNED.

FATAL RAILWAY COLLISION.

LADY ABERDEEN AND WOMEN WORKERS.

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