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It is stated that the Admiralty are about to concede the privilege of "direct representa- tion to the lower deck. The Air Department is organising a system of coest patrol for aerial defence with special guns. An application by Miss Jane Cormack to the Court of Appeal for i, n enforcement order affoinst the late Lord Chief Justice has been refused. In an action for damages for a fall into an area, brought by a tenant, Mr. Justice Atkin swejjt aside the verdict of a jury, and entered judgment for the defendant. Four inquests were held in London on Satur- day on victims of motor accidents. A slight earthquake occurred at Quebec on Saturday. No great damage is reported The Greek Crown Prince left, Belgrade on Saturday night in a Royal train on the termina- tion of his visit to the King of Servia. A telegram from Port au Prince states that the Haitian Government has notified a blockade of Cap Haitien, which is occupied by supporters of the rebel leader Theudoro. A taxi-cab travelling along King-street, Ham- iriersmith, caught alight on Saturday night. The fire bri^adv wa* called, but the. cab was pr~Ct'c»Ily destroyed. Mr. IIanniiig has been unanimously re-elected President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Paris. Mr. Charles Hounsfield, an importer of Sheffield steel, has been chosen Vice-President. While Charles Wootton was returning home in the darkness at Worcester after delivering a coffill he was knocked down by an undertaker who was aLo returning from delivering a coffill. Wootton died in hospital. It is reported by a Paris newspaper that at the time when the bread was about to be placed in the oven crysta ls of sulphate of copper v.ere thrown over the dough. The bread was baked, but was not delivered to the soldiers. The steamship San Francisco, 405ft. long, built for the Isthmian Steamship Company, Limited. London, was launched on Saturday from Londonderry shipyard. Two former attempts to launch the vessel were abandoned owing to severe frost. A gift of £ 700 in bank notes of .floe each has been received by the National Children's Home for its sanatorium at Harpenden. No indica- tion is given of the donor's identity, and the enclosing note is merely signed, Inasmuch, for Jesus' sake." The Wonder Zoo created another new record for the CHympia gate up to five o'clock on Saturday night. The show must close on Satur- da.v. February 28th, the date originally agreed upon, as OlymFMft has to be prepared for another exhibition. William Wateon, a sixteen-year-old farm labourer, who was accused of the theft of 3s. from a public-house at Sandy, Bedfordshire, committed suicide by lying down across tie main line metals. At the inquest a. verdict of suicide whikt temporarily insane was returned. According to a report of the Public Health Committee -of Stepney Borough Council, there were, in the two weeks ended February 7th, 62 deaths of persons over 65 years of age, 24 of whom were over 80 years old. Thirteen of Vtho latter are between 80 and 85 years of age, 10 mere between 85 acid 90. and one WM aired 06 vogre.

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I AGRICULTURAL NOTES.

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REVIEW OF THE CORN TRADE.

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