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INQUEST AT TARRINGTON. I The Servants' Baby. I Doctor Censured. I At the residence of Mr H K Foster, of Tarrington, on Friday last, an inquest was held on the body of the female infant child of Edith Beale, single woman, a servant in the occupation of Mr Foster. Mr T Hutchin- son (coroner for South Herefordshire) con- ducted the inquiry and the Rev A E Green- Price (Vicar of Tarrington) was chosen foreman of the j ury. The first witness called upon was Lily White, parlour maid in the employ of Mr H K Foster, of Tarrington, who said that on March 31 last witness slept in the same bed- room as that occupied by Edith Beale. On the 1st inst. Miss Beale woke witness about 3.30 a.m., saying that she was in pain. Wit- ness asked her what was the matter and also if she could get her anything. Miss Beal made no reply, but subsequently asked her to fetch a nurse, which witness did. Later on a child was born. Witness believed the child was still-born. Miss Beale then said Don't fetch the uurse or Mrs Foster, as it will disgrace the house." About a quarter to seven Miss Beale told witness that she had been to sleep, and on the suggestion of wit- ness the child was put in a box until some- one was informed of the occurrence. When Mrs Foster had left the house Miss Beale suggested that her mother should be called and witness communicated with Mrs Beale. Witness had no idea of the condition Miss Beale was in. Nurse Hogcetts said she was employed by Mr Foster. The body tne jury had seen was that of the infant child of Edith Beale. Wit- ness first heard what had happened about 3.45 a.m. on the 1st, when Miss White came into her room and said that Miss Beale was feeling unwell. Witness sent her a hot water-bottle. At 8.45 a.m. Miss Beale got up as usual and on being asked if she was feeling better Miss Beale replied that she felt all right. Elizabeth Price, parish nurse, in giving evidence with regard to the birth of the child,said that she telephoned for Dr Ainalie, of Hereford. The Foreman Why did you not send for Dr Home ? Witness: Dr Home refused to come. Dr Ainslie is Miss Beale's panel doctor. The Foreman: Did Dr Home absolutely refuse to coma when requested. Witness: Yes. I told him it was a serious case. Dr Ainslie: Such cases do not come under the Insurance Act. Miss Beale is on my panel, although she is not in my district. She could have had another doctor. The Foreman We want to make it clear that Dr. Home was sent for and refused to come. Did he give Mrs Foster any reason for not coming ? Mr Foster: No. He simply said he would not come. Dr. Ainslie, of Hereford, stated that he received a message to attend Miss Beale, and on his arrival he found a child had been born, prematurely. The child was dead. Witness made a post-mortem examination, as the result of which he came to the con- clusion that the child had probably bad a separate existence. There was no suspicion of foul play. The cause of death was hemorrhage, due to want of attention at birth. Had the child lived it would not have survived any length of time. The Foreman said he thought they ought not to pass over the conduct of Dr. Home without passing a vote of censure. Dr. Home bad shown a great want of considera- tion and kindnes. He (the foreman) thought they ought to let him know that the jury as a whole considered his conduct most in- human. Dr. Home was asked to come three times and refused in each case. He (the foreman) also understood that he was none to courteous to Mrs Foster. A Juror: Perhaps be had a reason for not coming. The Foreman He gave no reason, except that the woman was not on his panel. It would only have been humanity and kind- ness on the part of Dr Home to have come, especially when one considered the benefit doctors obtained under the Insurance Act. Mr Foster Dr Home said he would not come without a note from the Relieving Officer. The Foreman: It was not a case of poverty at all. Tho fact that it was at Mr Fosters' house should have been sufficient. I hope the Coroner will take note of the remarks which have been made. The Coroner I am afraid I can do nothing in the matter. The matter will be brought to the notice of Mr Home through the publicity given to it in the Press. On being put to the jurymen the vote of censure was cariied and the proceedings -concluded.
MUCH MARCLE. I SOCIAL AND WHIST DKIVK.—The Committee of the Much Marcle and Yatton Flower Show Sports are promoting an invitation social and whist drive, to be held at the Much Marcle, Schoolroom on Wednesday, April 15, com- mencing at 7.30 p.m. Tickets may be obtained of Mr W M Price' (Yatton) and Mr F Taylor (Much Marcle). and the proceeds will be in aid of the Sports Fund and the Nursing Fund.
BOSBURY. I CINDERELLA DANCE.—Another of those popular Cinderella dances promoted by a com- mittee of Bosbusy ladies, is fixed for Tuesday, April 21, from 7.30 to 12 midnight. Miss Fardon will provide music for dancing, and tickets, which include refreshments, may be obtained from Mrs Buck, Mrs G Collett, Mrs Harvey, Mrs E T Lane, Miss Beith, Miss E Bosley, Miss Kemlriek (Bosbury Post Office), Miss Manuing, Mi*!> G Payne, Miss J Preece, and Miss S Thomas.
AN ENTHRALLING ROMANCE, THE SECRET of the SANDS Is one of the most powerful stories that has come from the pen of this talented author. Sir Horace Amory has incurred the enmity of Joseph Bastable, who was at one time in the baronet's employ. Joseph becomes an important man in the locality, and confides to his wife and son his intention of beggar- ing his old master. Sir Horace is driven to the wall, and Joseph Bastable looks like getting full satisfaction for the grudge he owes the baronet. Joseph's son puts Sir Horace on his guard at the critical moment, and then the cause of old Bastable's spite is revealed. The secret of the sands is a secret no longer. THE LOVE INTEREST. I The plot is ingeniously constructed and cleverly worked out, Bastable being shown up in his true colours in a scene of great power. The love interest is provided by the attachment of Vera Amory to Ronald Bastable, the difficulties of the hero's posi- tion being skilfully handled by the author. Vivid characterisation is a feature of this engrossing serial. • <♦
THE AUTHOR. I FRED M. WHITE takes rank with the very best imaginative writers of to-day. This enviable position he has attained by sheer merit, his reputation having been estab- lished by the brilliancy and originality of his stories. His plots are wonderfully in- genious, and remind one of Wilkie Collins, of whom he is the undoubted successor. FRED M. WHITE has written many remark- able romances. The Cardinal Moth created a great sensation in the literary world when first published, and since that time he has delighted the reading public with many notable works of fiction. ♦
The opening chapters of this powerful romance will appear in our issue of SATURDAY, APRIL 18.
BISHOP FROME. I FATAL ACCIDENT.-On Monday week news was received by letter in the village to the effect that Mr Thomas Weaver, late landlord of the Halfway House, Bishop Frome, had been killed on Saturday evening in an accident at Ponty- pridd whilst working in a mine. It appears Mr Weaver, who left Fromes Hill some twelve months ago, where he had been landlord of the Halfway House, went down into Wales, and there, whilst working in a mine at Pontypridd, owing to trucks breaking loose, was killed instantaneously, two of his comrades being also injured. Previous to living at Frome deceased was an attendant at Burghill Asylum, where he met his wife, who was also on the staff, she being the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs J Johnson, of the Court, Bishop Frome. The widow is left with three children. The funeral took place at Pontypridd on Wednesday in last week.
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I ACROSS THE TABLE. I By his acceptance of the senls of the War Office, Mr. Asquit'tfs experience of important Cabinet offices becomes more varied than that of most Prime Ministers of recent times, since he had already served as Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Cabinet experience of Mr. Asquith's predecessor, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, was confined to the War Office before he became Prime Mini- ster; for when he was Irish Secretary in 1884 C.-B." had no seat in the Cabinet. Lord Rosebery's Cabinet offices were the Privy Seal and the Foreign Office; he was also Lord President of the Council. Lord Salisbury's official experience was gained as Indian Secre- tary and Foreign Secretary. Mr. Harry Weldon. well known to music- hall patrons as the Goalkeeper," tells many good football stories. A friend of his, whom he described as an ideal goalkeeper, was on one occasion thrown off his guard with disastrous results. He expected that one of his backs would take a rather soft shot, but the back muddled it somehow, and before the goalkeeper could pull himself together the ball was in the net. The back was apparently very annoyed, and with a contemptuous glance he muttered, There are goalkeepers and goalkeepers." "Yes," retorted the goal- keeper cheerfully, and there are backs and drawbacks. Although a barrister's fee is supposed to be an honorarium, yet the solicitor who, having received the money from his client, neglects to pay it incurs a great risk. A solicitor who in such circumstances claimed he wa-s at liberty to pay the barrister's fees whenever he chose, has. because of hi-s undue delay in paying, been held by the Discipline Committee of the Law Society to be guilty of professional misconduct. An undertaking by the dilatory solicitor to pay immediately caused the Divisional Court to merely order him to pay the costs of the inquiry, but the Judges were careful to observe that in adopting thi-s course they were taking a "lenient view." A pretty story of Sir Hubert Herkomer is told. As soon as he had made his way in this country, he asked his old father to stay with him at his country house. Finding himself with leisure in his son's residence, his father took up his clay modelling again. But on account of his age his work showed signs of imperfection, so when he retired for the night his son would gr. into the studio, take his father's work, and make it as perfect as possible with his own master hand. When his parent came down in the morning he would gaze with joy upon the work, rub his hands, and say, "Ha! I can do as well as ever I did." The late Signor Tito Mattei was among re- latively few musical prodigies whose success as a wonder child was only the forerunner to much greater fame in after life. The story of his visit to Lablache, when he was only five and a-half, and told the great singer he was out of tune, is well known, and another juvenile incident was the audience accorded him by Pope Pius IX. when he was about eleven. The Pope was so charmed with his piano playing that he gave little Mattei a gold medal. One of Signor Mattei's favourite stories re- ferred to an occasion when he was accom- panying Caravoglia. During the concert it began to rain, and an old lady put up her umbrella- as the water was coming through the roof. But her little grandson was equally desirous of keeping dry, and the manoeuvres of the two, each of whom endeavoured to edge the other way. kept the audience in such roars of laughter that Caravoglia caught the infection, and was unable to continue singing. The colour craze is so strong just now that a mere red lobster is voted too ordinary. News comes from Germany of a new idea, in- vented by a professor named Kornfield, which is to add alkali to the water in which lobsters are boiled, so that they come out a pretty sky-blue. But, after all, queries the Pall Mall Gazette, is it an improvement on the beautiful red, and do these blue mon- strosities harmonise as well with a green spring salad? Many musical associations are recalled by the death of Lady Grove. She was the widow of Sir George Grove, who predeceased her by fourteen years, and who was very largely responsible for the inception of the Crystal Palace Orchestra. When these con- certs were first started a little over sixty years ago, they came as an enormous boon to very many thousands of music-lovers, and the Palace was for a long time a real musical Mecca. In later life Sir George Grove became Director of the Royal College of Music. The death of Ladas recalls the famous pro- phecy made a good many years ago regarding the Earl of Rosebery. This was to the effect that he would marry one of the wealthiest women in England, win the Derby, and be- come Prime Minister. As a matter of fact, the fulfilment of the second and third predic- tions synchronised closely, as Ladas won the Derby during the year of his Premiership. A man with an up-to-date fishing outfit emerged from the highway, says Everybody's Magazine, and made straight for a pond once famous for its splendid trout fishing. He wore a contented and an expectant smile as he carefully arranged his tackle and adjusted his bait. Then he selected a shady spot on the bank, threw out his line, and patiently awaited results. After two hours of this a traveller came along and said, with the air of one who knows: Hi, mister, you'll find no fish in that pond." "What did you tell me for?" queried the other petulantly. "You've spoilt my whole day's fishing." The boy entered the office as silently as pos- sible, conscious of having taken a very long time to go a very short distance. The cashier eyed him sternly and demanded: Do you work here?" "Yes," stammered the boy. "Your name?" "John Thompson." The cashier gazed long and earnestly at the mysti- fied youngster, then remarked: Ah Thomp- son. Now I remember your face. It's such a long time since I saw you last." In an automatic machine at Holborn Tube Station a collector found1 the following mes- sage on a scrap of paper: "Midnight. I have put two pennies into this infernal machine for matches. Got nothing out. I'd smash this automatic thief, only an officious policeman is looking." By the way, remarks a writer in the Daily Sketch, more pennie. Are put into these machines for chocolates than anything else. After chocolates, matches take the largest number of coins. "Harry." she said, thoughtfully. "What is it? said the worried businesog man. rather testily. I wish you could rearrange your business a little bit." "How?" "So as to be a bear on the Stock Exchange instead of at home." A very diminutive man sat in a tramway- car. He was tightly wedged in both sides. Soon there entered a large. handsome woman. She took the strap in front of the srnfill man, when he arose, with a flourish of politeness, and touched her on the arm. Please take my seat, madam." Thank vou very much," she said, and turned round to take the sent. Then smiling upon him, she asked: "Where did you get up from?" The schoolmaster was taking the scholar- ship boys in mental arithmetic, .d ,the blackboard was used to demonstrate the accuracy of one of his examples. There you are," he said, gracefully lfourishing his piece of new chalk. That divided by six gives the price of the butter as Is. 9d. per pound." A bov in the front row raised his voice timidly. Please, sir." he queried, "shouldn't you have divided by eight?" Why, of course I should," the schoolmaster admitted. Now, that's very clever of you, Donald." And Donald was held up as an example to the class. "Tell me," the school- master pursued, how did you know I should divide by eight?" "Please, sir, I thought Is. 9d. was a lot for a pound of butter," was the reply of the local grocer's young hopeful.
FOOTBALL NOTES. I [BY TIIE TYKE."] Oil Saturday there was a fair attendance of ispectaiith ou the Town grotitid on the occasion of the visit of Badsey Rangers, one of the leading teams in the league. For the first time in the history of the Town club they succeeded in defeating their visitors, as Badsey have won all the previous matches between the two clubs, with the exception of one which ended in a draw. It has been remarkable how well the Town have played against the leading teams in the league when the latter have visited Ledbury. Hereford City, the leaders, were lucky winners by 2—1; Stourport Swifts could only draw, and now Badsey were defeated. The Town turned out the same team as in the past two matches, with the exception that Hoult played for Cale as centre-forward. Partridge won the toss and played uphill with the sun and wind at his back. When the teams had settled down Ledbury were the first to become really dangerous, and Hardiman safely held a surprise shot from Boult close in. Badsey were not long before they were in the vicinity of Vicarage, and the spectators had a thrill when the goalkeeper almost fell in reaching for the ball at the foot of the post, but he smartly recovered himself and threw over the line for a corner. Apart from this incident, the Badsey forwards did not give him any undue work, and what shots he had to deal with were of the kind that had no difficulty to him. At the other end Ledbury were distinctly dangerous; Hardiman finely fielded a lofty drive by Pudge, and generally the Ledbury forwards made a more convincing display than they have been doing, Hoult in the centre holding the line well together, and there were some bits of combination between him and the inside men which were very pretty to witness. From a corner Taylor got across a beautiful centre, and there was a sharp scrimmage in front of the Badsey goal, which ended in Hoult and the goal- keeper being laid out. W Smith drove the ball hard in, which caught Hoult on the body, with the result that be was tem- porarily haocked out. This was a very narrow escape for Badsey. Fortunately both Hoult and Hardiman were able to resume, and shortly afterwards the interval arrived with no score. The second-half had not long been in progress when Watts sped away on the left, getting across a low centre. There was a mix-up in front of the Badsey goal and the ball was safely lodged in the net, Taylor being the last player to touch it. After this Badsey put in all they knew for an equaliser, but met a splendid defence. H Smith headed out two stinging shots which looked all over scorers, and on the second occasion was laid out, but happily was able to resume. He also received an inj ury to his right leg which affected his kicking, but he pluckily stuck to his task and in the end Ledbury were able to keep a clean score sheet. The final whistle blew with Ledbury winners by the only goal scored. ♦ Vicarage gave the crowd a thrill early in the game, but after this incident he played with confidence and was very safe. Smith and Partridge were again a fine pair of backs and the saves of the former did a good deal towards winning the game Partridge again tackled and kicked well. The halves were a fine trio of workers, going at full stretch through the whole of the game. Rodney Powell in the centre was perhaps the best, but the wing halves were not far behind. Forward, the inclusion of Hoult worked wonderfully well. It was the first time this player had turned out on a dry ground for the Town and the value of his play was easily seen. He was well backed up by the two inside men who were both, dashing and clever, and the wing men, as usual, made a lot of ground and generally centred well. Badsey were a fine, well-balanced team. They are a sturdy, well-built lot of players, though slower than the Ledbury team. Their combination was very good, but the forwards fouml themselves up against a great defence. On Saturday the Town go to Evesham to meet the Wanderers in the return league match, and on Easter Monday morning go to Hereford to meet the city team in the final for the Herefordshire Challenge Cup. They can be depended upon to give the citizens a good game and the strongest team available will be turned out in the hope of pulling off the premier cup in the county. i ( On Saturday the Brotherhood meet the R.A.M.C. in a league game on the Town ground, when there should be a good crowd to witness the match. This is undoubtedly from the Brotherhood's point of view, the match of the season at home. At the Hurst Meadow, on Saturday last, Colwall entertained Evesham United in a league match which, ended in a draw. Colwall were at full strength and the veteran player, P Nicholls, showed some of old form. The following are the teams fielded :— Colwall Spillsbury Nicbolls, Barnett; Chrome, Andrews, Evans; Willis, Rogers, H Goodwin, Taylor, Green. Evesham— Heritage; Court, Altridge; Jordan, Gardiner, Martin Everard, Cole, Tallis. Kilgallon, Pitman. Eveebam won the toss and elected to kick against the wind, which was blowing strongly from one goal to the other. With the wind in their favour, Colwall took up the attack, but Rogers was decidedly off colour and the ball was soon cleared. The United quintette were soon on the run, but the final shot from the inside right's foot went over the bar. A good opportunity was missed by Green, who within three or four yards from goal kicked by the post. End to end play followed, and both goalies were called upon to defend, though the homesters' shots were lacking in force or the drive < from Rogers would easily have beaten the < goalkeeper, who just managed to grasp it. At half-time the score was at par. 1 1 At the commencement of the second-half j the game opened more briskly and the quality < of the United's backs stopped Colwall from ] doing any damage. End to end play was the order, and Spillsbuny bad to contend with some hot shots. At the other end Heritage just tapped a high shot from Taylor over the bar. Near the end Spills- bury had to rush out to save, but while he had the ball he was brought down under half-a-dozen players and only the referee saved him. Nothing happened of importance and the game closed with no score on either side. Spillsbury in goal was a source of safety to the home side and and the shots that he saved would have baffled more experienced players than be. Barnett and Nicholls at back both helped considerably in the defence. Of the halves Chrome and Andrews, distinguished themselves, especially the latter, who was always ready to help on the forwards while Evans was great in tackling. The quintette were not so good as they usually are, for Rogers was not up to his usual form, which naturally affected his collegues. ♦ Of the Evesham team, the goalie was not called upon to show his best quality, for the right back was always in the thick of the pressing and generally managed to clear. The halves were good. the centre tackling well. The forwards played a clean game all threugb, and had plenty of go in them, and 3ome of their shots gave the home goalie a putting up.
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WORCESTER & DISTRICT LEAGUE. I Division I. LEAGUE TABLE TO DATE. Pl'd won lost dm for agst Pts Hereford City .29.16. 1. 220.127.116.11 Badsey Rangers .21.15. 4. 18.104.22.168 Stourport Swifts .20.13. 3. 22.214.171.124 Droitwich United 16 10 3. 3 54.23.23 Evesham United 21 10. 9. 126.96.36.199 3coke United .20. 9.11. 188.8.131.52 St Clement's R'ng'rs 17. 7. 6. 184.108.40.206 Norton Barracks .18. 7. 9. 220.127.116.11 Ledbury Town .20. 6.12. 18.104.22.168 Young Liberals 19 5.12. 2.. 38.60.12 West Malvern 20 4.12. 22.214.171.124 Evesham Wanderers 20. 4.14. 126.96.36.199 Colwall .20. 3.13. 188.8.131.52
Ledbury Produce Market. There was a moderate attendance, and not much produce on offer. Prices :— Butter (wholesale), la 3d. (retail) Is 4d and Is 5d per lb Eggs (wholesale), ItS for is. „ (retail), 14 and 15 for Is Fowls, 4s 61 to 5s per couple Rabbits, 8d and 9d each. Potatoes, lOd to Is per peck. Apples, Is per peck.
OUR NEXT SERIAL. ■ 0 We have been fortunate enough to secure for publication in these columns, THE SECRET OF THE SANDS A POWERFUL STORY BY FRED M. WHITE, AUTHOR OF THE EDGE OF THE SWORD," 66 THE CARDINAL MOTH," "THE SLAVE OF SILENCE," "A FATAL DOSE," THE CRIMSON BLIND." THE CRIMSO. BLIND.
The "LEDBURY REPORTER." The POOPIWO Papor. Everybody reads it.. r
Ledbury Corn Market. Wheat (new), 3s lOd to 4s Od. Beans, 3s lOd to 4s Od Peas, 3s 9d to 4s 3d Vetches', 4s 6d to 5s Rye, 4s Oats (old), 22s to 28s per qr. (new), 20s to 22s per qr. Flour, firm. Maize, 25s to 27s oer qr. English Barley, 283 to 32s. Foreign Barley, 22s to 25s 400 f.o.r. Sharpness. Bran, X6 10s per ton.
WESLEYAN CIRCUIT GATHERING.—The annual lircuit gathering of the Ledbury Wesleyan Circuit will be held on Good Friday, April 10, tt the Wesleyan Church, Ledbury, when Dr rasker, Principal of Handsworth College, will preach at 4 p. in. his subject being "The Imi- tation of Christ." Tea will be provided at 5.15 p.m., to be followed by a public meeting at 5.30 p.m., when an address will be given by Dr Tasker on Spiritual Advance." The chair will be taken by Mr C Cloke, who will be sup- ported by the Circuit Ministers, and collections will be taken afternoon and evening for the Circuit Fund.
t-A D) ES BLANCHARD'S PillS. Are unrivalled for all Irregularities, Ac., they speedil atford relief and never fail to alleviate all suffering. They supersede Pennyroyal, Pil Cochia, Bitter Apple, Ac BLANCHARD/Sare Best of all Pills for Women." Sold in boxes 1/1J by BOOTS' Branches, and all Chemists or post free, same price, from LESLIE M ARTYN, Ltd., Chemists, 34, Dalston Lane, London Free Sample and Booklet, Id. stamp. LEDBURY POSTAL GUIDE. Postmaster—Mr. J. BELL. Counter Attendance:-8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Week-days; 8.30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sundays. Money Orders, Savings Bank, Inland Revenue Licenses, &c., Government Life Insurance and Annuity and lelegrapb and Express Delivery Business, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Week-days. Sale of Stamps, Registration of Letters, Issue and Payment of Postal Orders, and Delivery of Callem Correspondence, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Week-days. Sonday-Sale of Stamps, Registration of Letters, Delivery to Callers, and Telegraph Business, 8.30 L8 to 10 a.m. Telegrams can be forwarded on Payment of extra fees after close of office up to 9 p.m. on Week-days, and between the hours of 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays, notice being given. M On Bank Holidays the public counter is closed at noon for all business excepting Telegraph business Telegraph Money Order business, Express Delivery business, the Reception of Parcels, the Sale of Postage Stamps, and the Registration of Letters. Country Letter Carriers go out as on other Week-day-s, an(I return earlier. Telephone Call Office: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. week-days. 8-30 a.m. to 10-30 a.m. Sundays. The Letter Box remains open at all hours for the posting of Letters. LETTERS. PARCELS Latest time of DESPATCHES-WEEK DAYS. PLU™ °* Posting Pbsting 7.30 a m. Birmingham (delivery noon), London and Midlands, and North No generally (London delivery, 4.15 p.m.), Worcester, Malvern, Parcels. Gloucester and Hereford 9.45 a.m. Gloucester (delivery 1 p.m.), London, South and West of England 9.40 a m. (London delivery 5.15 p.m.) 11 a.m. Birmingham (delivery 4 p.m.), London (delivery 7.15 p.m), Mid- 10.50 a.m. lands aad North of England 1 p Birminham (delivery 4 p.m ), Malvern (delivery 4 pm.), Midlands 12.55 pm. and North, Gloucester (delivery 4 p in.), South and West of England and London (London delivery 9.15 p.m.), Hereford and Worcester United States and Canada (Saturdays only). 4 P-m Gloucester (delivery 8 p.m ) and all parts 3 55 pm. 6 1j pm. Birmingham, Midlands, Malvern and Worcester. 6.40 pa. (None of the foregoing Mails are despatched on Sunday or Bank Holiday). 7 p.m. Ireland, Scotland, and North of England generally. 7 p.m. 8.30 p.m. London, Birmingham, Gloucester, Hereford, Malvern, Stafford, 8 p.m. Worcester, Midlands and North of England, and West of England. (General night mail). Letters can be registered up to half-an-hour before the despatch of any Mail on the prepayment of fees of 2d., Ac. SUNDAYS. 6.45 p.m. Birmingham, Malvern, Worcester, and Midlands, and North of 7.45 p.m. I England I 7.45 p.m. Lond on, Gloucester, South and West of England No parcels are despatched on Sun d ay. DELIVERIES. Town.—Week-days.—Letters and Parcels are delivered, beginning at 7 a. m., 12-15 p.m., 5 p.m., &k(t T p.m. on Week-days, and Letters only at 7-30 a.m. on SUNDAYS. RURAL DISTRICT.—Week Days. I Latest time of4 (Letters and Parcels). Posting 6 a.m.—All parts. 12.10 p.m.—Bosbury, Castle Frome, Fromes Hill, Coddington. 12.45 p.m.-Ashperton, Canon Frome, Putley, Trumpet, Munsley, Eastwood, Lower EggleteB, Little Marcle, Stretton Grandison. 3 p.m.—Ross Road, Leddington, 'Greenway, Donnington, Haffield, Broomsgreea, Parkway Berrow Bromesberrow. 4.45 p. m. -Eastnor, Holly Bush, Wellington Heath. SUNDAYS.—(Letters only). 6 a.m.—Broomsgreen, Parkway, Donnington, Eastnor, Bosbury, and places on Main Road from* Ledbury to Canon Frome. Horn end Street Town Sub-Office. -Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. • Sale of Stamps, Parcel Pott, Money Order, Postal Order, Savings Bank, Annuity and Government Stock, Licenses, &c., business. Newtown Town Sub-Office. -Open from 8 a.m. to 11-30 a.m., and 3-15 p.m. to 7-45 p.m. for sale of Stamp- and sale and payment of Postal Orders, Registration of Letters, and Parcel Post business. Ex] ress Delivery.—Letters and Parcels up to a weight of 51 bs. are accepted for delivery immediately, at a charge of 3d. a mile, at the Head O.Sce and at Telegraph Delivery Sub-Offices between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Week-days. Town Qollection from Sub-Offlces and Wall Boxes on Week-days for relative Despatches and Deliveries from Head Office. a. ra. a. m. a.m. P. m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p m. Homend Street Town Sub-Office 5-45 9-30 11-40 — 3-40 4-25 6-45 7-50 Homend Terrace Wall Box 5-40 9-25 11-25 3-35 4-20 6-40 7-45 High Street Wall Box 9-35 1150 12-55 3-45 4-30 6-45 7-55 Newtown Town Sub Office.„ — 9-5 11-30 — 3-15 — 6-30 7-45 Southend 9-40 11-55 12-60 3-50 4-35 6-50 7-45 Oatleys Road. 5-30 &-50 11-15 3-0 — 6-15 7-40 NO COLLECTIONS ON SUNDAYS. i