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OGMORE VALE.

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SCARBORO' CENTENARIAN'S DEATH

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FRENCH ARMY MANOEUVRES.

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TAXICABS IN COLLISION.

THE POPE AND TEMPORAL POWER.

PETROL EXPLOSION ON A MOTOR.

—————-LADY'S TREK THROUGH…

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————— LADY'S TREK THROUGH AFRICA. ADVENTUROUS JOURNEY ALONE. Miss Charlotte Mansfield arrived in Loa- don on Saturday afternoon on her return from Africa. Her journey occupied gevers months, during which she travelled 16,728 miles. She had to traverse many hundreds ot miles on foot or in a "machila." a litter con- sisting of a hammock slung on a pole car- ried by native bearers. A Press representative who called at MM Mansfield's flat at Portman Mansions shortly &fter her return, found Ifer highly amused by a letter announcing her expulsion from the Lyceum Club. "This is very. humorous, • she said. "I found this waiting for me on my return. It was written in February, and the secretary informs me that my member- ship has been cancelled in consequence of my authorship of Love and a Woman.' I de- scribed the club in the book, but they do not seem to be grateful. It is very funny. It was the rainy season when Miss YaM- field arrived at BulaAAayo, in consequence of which she was delayed for ten weeks. Later she was attacked by fever. After travelling north from Capetown A* far as the railway was available. Miss MANWIIEID, with her Awemba bearers, continued her journey through Seringa, M'piki, and Abercorn. "At Seringa," she said, they ha.ve very beauti- ful roses and violets. These nowera werot quite as fine is those that are grown in Eng- land, and their perfume was delightful..Even right away at Abercorn, near Lake Tangan-t yika, the magistrate had a beautiful bed of violets. And it. is such a lovely country! I went near enough to see Lake Tanganyika, but I had to abandon my original intention to cross it, on account of sleeping sickness. All the boats had been taken off because of the prevalence of the disease. From there I went; through British Central Africa to Karonga, and from thence I had a gun-boat, by permis- sion of the Governor, down Lake Nyama to, Fort Johnson. Then I had to have the 'maehila' again on to Zomba, where I etayed with the Governor and Lady Sharp. I afterwards went on to Blantyre, and from there travelled to the coast by railway. I was particularly struck by the fertility of the soil of Rhodesia, IT is a lovely land for f^TOERSS. The Awemba boys Avho were my DeareSa are a fine race. they used te practise muti- lation a good deal before they were -onder British rule. That has been stopped, but I met a number of ID-.?O who had their hands, noses, or ears cut off. They are very fond of music, and in the old days if a boy could sing well they would put out his eyes so that he could not leave the village. They are a very handsome race, and are quite unspoilt .by civilisation. Stealing is unknown among them, and they are the most cheerful kind of ) eavagee you can imagine."

'q BUDDHA RELICS RECOVERED.

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