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SOUTH WALES MINERS I

AGAIXST THE DOCTOR. I

WAR MOTOR AMBULANCESI

THE NEW AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER.…

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WHAT POLICEWOMEN ARE DOING.

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WHAT POLICEWOMEN ARE DOING. OFFICIALLY EMPLOYED IN THREE ENGLISH TOWNS. Some account of the work of the Women Police Service has been given by Miss M. S. Allen, the chief super- intendent, in an interview. "Our aim, she said, "is to get women police established in every town on a professional basis, working for salariea like men. With that object we have started a training college, maintained entirely by voluntary con- tributions, in which the eight weeks' course includes drill, first aid, prac- tical instruction in police duties, the study of special Acts relating to women and children, and the pro- cedure and rules of evidence in police courts. "In Hull, Grantham, and Folkestone women police are paid from the rates, and are under the direct control of the Chief Constables. The salaries vary from 30s. to two guineas. In other towns, like Wimbledon and Richmond, policemen are paid by local ladies' com- mittees. "In London about thirty voluntary workers are engaged at railway stations, outside public houses, in pat- rolling the streets, and in one of the two parks where we have permission to place them. "The work in London is very differ- ent from that in the provinces, because where we have no official recognition we cannot have the same free hand. Moreover, we have not the extra ex- perience of a Chief Contstable direct- ing us in London as we have in the provinces. "Sir Edward Henry has expressed the opinion that we have to prove our- selves both useful and necessary, and he considers that we are doing it. There is no doubt that policewoman have been able, by their presence in uniform, to exercise a beneficial and quieting influence among the inhabit- ants of certain notoriously troublesome districts. They have made these dis- tricts safer for the ordinary passers by and have never been in any way them- selves molested."

I MILLIONAIRE AND HIS WEALTH.…

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I FERRET ATTACKS WOMAN. I

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GERMAN FOOD RIOTS.

JUDGED BY THE NEWSPAPERS.

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