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KEWTOWX AXD LLANLLWCHAIAEN…

IBOARDS OF GUARDIANS.

BAZAAR AT LLANFYLLIN.

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SHREWSBURY.

LLAWRYGLYN.

TREFEGLWYS.

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[ A MODERN PICKWICK.

4 A SORROWFUL STORY. i-

« A FEMALE SOLDIER.

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« A FEMALE SOLDIER. Another extraordinary case of a woman passing herself as a man for many years has been brought to light at Runnymede East, nine miles from Elmore Victoria. In this case death disclosed the long pre- served secret. Several years ago a quiet unassuming person, who went under the name of Jack Jorgen- sen, came to the Elmore district and set to work to earn a living as a farm labourer. He soon acquired the reputation of being an honest, reputable person, and though there was a tone of femininity in the voioe, no suspicions were aroused. In his yonth he had been a soldier and had seen active service, and his nose, which was terribly disfigured, bad been in- jured by the bursting of a shell. Despite this misad- venture, his love for the military remained as strong as ever. He joined the Elmore Mounted Rifles, and for years sustained his role as an ordinary member of it. On being asked about this person the Colonel commanding the Mounted Rifles said: He' was one of the men whose resignation I regretted exceedingly. Jorgensen was a keen soldier, a most patient one, and always was ready to volunteer for any hard work Just to give you an example, at one of our camps some navvies tried to rush the canteen, and Josgen- sen was amongst the first to volunteer to tackle them and throw them out of camp. He' was a splendid cook, too, acting in that capacity for I Com- pany."

• A BIG STEP FORWARD.

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