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CHIPS OF NEWS. The death occurred at Chichester oil Satur- day of the Rev. Henry Malioney Davey, the Chancellor of Chichester Cathedral. The Cunard Company announce a new Atlantic special leaving St. Pancras each Friday at 6 p.m.. enabling passengers to spend the night in Liverpool before sailing. Th< Euston special on Saturday morning will continue. Three large pictures, one being three yards long and two yards high, have been prf- sented to the Lambeth Council, which hn- asked its Town Hall Committee to consido where the pictures can be hung. The death occurred on Saturday of Mr Arthur Cummings, of Charles street. Berkeley-square, who was injured in th' motor-car collision which took place OBISMIC Olympia during last week. The profit made by the Surrey Public HAUH Trust during the past year amounted h 4:2,089 19s. 9d., as compared with £ 1,004 19s. 6d. in the previous y-ar, admittin; of a dividend of 5 per cent. The proportion of non-alcoholic takings was 58 per o" the total receipts. The Army is not a depot for the eounirv wastrel; in these days it is looked up to." uid Mr. Montagu Sharpe, the Chairman, at. ;;)t' Middlesex Sessions, when counsel apper.r. for a. prisoner said he hoped the Court wovl be able to send him away into the Armv or N-ovy In a rough sea off Yarmouth on James Howlett, skipper of the hcrrlnb steamer Datum, jumped overboard ar.o res- cued a man named Turrell, who had beer, washed off another boat and was on the point of drowning. The death occurred suddenly in London an Saturday of Mr. Reginald, Jaffray Lucas, ivbo sat in 1900-6 as Conservative M.P. for Ports- mouth. He was a brother of Sir Arthur Luc;:s. In consequence of alterations in the tra-:s- Siberian train service, mails for the Far intended for transmission via Siberia, will in future be made up in London on Tuesday. Wednesday, and Saturday afternoons., and on Saturday evenings. By the bursting of a steampipe at Celynen Coniery, Abercarn. on Saturday, a man named William Pedstone was so scalded that, he was taken out of the pumphouse dead. Eight women, arrested at Workington. as the result of a. betting raid by the police, were charged at the police-court on Saturday with using the premises for betting. After formal evidence they were remanded. The Duke of Connaupht has sent a dona- tion of ?100 to St. Paul's Cathedral Preser- vation Fund. Several cases of swine fever have been confirmed in the Thirsk district during the past fortnight. While driving a traction engine at Slief- field Samuel Gould fell underneath the wheels and was crushed to death. Fruiterers at Newport (Mon.) have agreed not to sell bananas, in consequence of the high prices charged by the importers. By means of Lent collecting cards, a sum of £ 120 was realised at Hersham. Surrey, to- wards a fund for the re-roofing of the parish church. On the liowther estate in Cumberland "Lord Lonsdale is about to erect forty up-to- date cottages as the nucleus of a model vil- lage at Hackthorpe. A woman occupying a post as a clerk in Hamburg has been arrested and charged with selling to a French organisation some plans which she is alleged to have procured relating to the construction of a German warship. Of the public-house licences referred for extinction, the Surrey Licensing Committee have, as the result of their preliminary meet- ing. decided to proceed with only eleven cases, several of the licences having been renewed. A telegram from Ujda to Paris says that El "Roghi. the Moorish Pretender, has suc- cumbed to wounds he received during- the attack of the French on his northern camp -oil the 1st inst. The death is announced in Paris of Vice- Admiral Humann, at the age of seventy-six. The deceased was formerly chief of the French Naval General Staff and Admiral commanding the Mediterranean squadron. A divisional court of King's Bench quashed the conviction of the caddie master of Princes Golf Club, Mitcham. for refusing to supply a caddie to a member of the public. The action involved the right of the club to a pre- fe renee to the common. Arrangements have been made by the Lon- don County Council with the National Lend- ing Library for the Blind for the loan of thirty-five Braille volumes, changeable once a month, for circulation amongst, the children in attendance at the Council schools for the bland. Catherine Steddle, aged twenty one, of Upper Kennington lane, Lambeth, was knocked down and killed by a motor-car in Kennington-road on Sunday morning. A bomb explosion, believed to have been the work of Suffragists, took place at Spur- geon's Tabernacle on Sunday afternoon. Little damage was done. In many churches, without distinction of creed, special services were held on Sunday throughout the country in thanksgiving for the gift of sight. Mr. Norman Gibb, of Gateshead, a nephew of Sir George Gibb, chairman of the Road Board and late general manager of the North- Eastern Railway, has been appointed chief mechanical engineer for the Southern lines of the Siamese Royal State Railways. I am not guilty. If I had been I should have engaged a solicitor!" was the humorous observation of a woman summoned before the Darlington Bench. Hammersmith Borough Council offices dur- ing the summer holidays are to be closed one hour earlier in the evening, but are to be opened at the usual hour in the morning. Six hundred tons of pitch were on board the trader Lindale, which caught fire at Silvertown on Sunday, and a man named Herbert Saintly, in running off the ship, slipped off the gangway and was drowned. Arthur Eaton, on whom an inquest was held at Hackney on Saturday, was a famous clog-dancer, who danced Walter Hicks for the championship of the world. He held four cups, and once met Dan Leno in open compe- tition. He died from lockjaw, caused by a carden fork running into his foot

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