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Nino SUC-OP#.<!ve ioops in tno air nave bevn by Lord Edward Grosvenor, a young officor of the Royal Horso Guards. The continuance of the practice of imprison- ment for debt is vigorously denounced by Judga Parry.. >■ Burjflars who broke into a Strand shop had tea and a m-eal and shaved themselves before leaving. Hugh Wilson, the "father" of the Cameron Highlanders, has died in a nursing home at Paisley, lie had served in the Crimea and in the Indian Mutiny, and was one of the two men who rescued Lord (then Captain) Wolseley when dangerously wounded and carried him to the rear. Improvements at the Salter ley Grange Sana- torium. Birmingham, have now been completed, the estimated cost being 11,700. One hundred and twenty-eight more cottagea are to be built by the London County Council upon its hou:ng estate at Norbury. Two mountain leopards and a forest leopard, presented by Sir Thomas Dewar to the Scottish Zoological Society, haw arrived safely. Newcastle Corporation Tramwayf Committee have confirmed the action of the chairman in granting JilS.OOO to the relief of the rates. At the annual meeting of the Derbyshire Church Extension Society at Derby. the Suf- fratraa Bishop made an appeal for "church- starved Staveley. There was launched on Saturday the C'gengtu, a veiwel of 2.500 tons, for the China Navigation Company, by Messrs. Dunlop. Bremner, and Co.. Port. GlaigoY. Forty-three thousand three hundred pounds has been subscribed in response to the Bishop çf Winchester's appeal for the Portsmouth Six Churches Fund. Typhoid fever nas broken out near Có)lne. four cases having occurred at Trawden and niris at Cottontree. neighbouring townships. The- cause of the outbreak is unknown. Forty stacks of oats and barley were de- stroyed by tire in the stackyard of the farm of the mill of llathven, near Buckie, on Sunday. The fire is supposed to ha\e been accidental. Leeds Corporation will apply to thp LoeBl Government Board for authority to prepare town-planning schemes in Osmondthorpe. Ilure- hills. Roundhay. and Crossgates districts. Several hundredweights of good honey hava been found by workmen while renewing the rcof of Castlehill House, near Ayr. The bees' nest must, have been in existence at least fifty years. Evidence is accumulating that Mr. Bern on was murdered in General Villa's oilicc before being executed. Foot-and-mouth disease has broken out at several places near Cork, and orders have been issued prohibiting the moving of cattle for & radius of twenty miles round the city. Viscount and Viscountess Hytbe celebrau d their silver wedding on Saturday,-and a pr« mu- tation was made at Coatsbridge..■pa behalf of the tenants of the Normanhurst estate, SUSM X. Mr. Percy Harris, Chief Whip of the Pro- gressive Party on the London County Ccuin- 1, has. been adopted as Liberal candidate for t;:1!t Market Ilarborough Division of Leicestershire. An official return states that the yearly in- crease in the number of London lunatics it declining. An anthem written and composed by the Pope will be sung for the first time in the Sixtine Chapel at the Feast of St. Joseph, the Pontiff's, patron faint. I Twenty-one members of the crew of the Gefla (Sweden) steamer Jane Rowe (2,118 tons), which went ashore near Bolt Head, Salcombe (Devon), were rescued on Sunday morning by being hivied on ropes up a cliff 200ft. high. A two-year-old colt was found in a field at Tipton, Staffordshire, on Saturday, with a slash in its hindquarters about 12in. long. Some months have passed since the last outrage in the Wyrley district. Mr. James Duff Brown, late chicf librarian of Islington Public Libraries, who has died in hit fifty-second year, was the inventor of the access system at- it is known in English public IFbaries. A special yd. embossed envelope for Notional Health Insurance books and cards has been issued by the Postmaster-General. They are to be kept in stock at all post-offices where there- is to be found a regular demand. A representative and influential committee it being formed in London for the purpose of providing a suitable memorial In London to the iaw Lord Strailicona. Riveters and holders of the Tyne, Wear. and xflvth shipyards have given notice to employer* to ceaee work on Saturday next on the question, of the revision of the riveters' price-list.