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CHIPS OF NEWS. I Mr. F. J. C. Ganzoni, the Unionist candi- date, has won Ipswich from the Government with a clear majority of 137 over both the Liberal and Socialist candidates. Much anxiety and alarm is felt concerning the fate of Mr. Gustav Hamel, the famous aviator, who has been missing since Saturday. The suffragette headquarters in Kingsway have been raided by the police. Further out- rages occurred during the week-end. The Prince of Wales may quite possibly spend a third year at Oxford. A lightship has been wrecked on a voyage from Scotland to Halifax, and a loss of twenty-five lives is feared. large steamer Transylvania, for the Cunard and Anchor lines service between Mediterranean ports and the United States, was launched on Saturday at Greenock. She is the first Transatlantic liner to be fitted with geared turbines. Mr. R. Dixon, of Brandesburton, East Yorkshire, has sold privately, for exporta- tion. the whole \Qf his yearling rams of the Lincoln long-wodled breed, the transaction one of the largest and most important in th( history of the breed. Whilst engaged shunting waggons at Fish- guard Harbour on Saturday, James Phillips, twenty-three, was cauglit between the buffers and killed. lIe had just previously bought some cigarettes, and said, This is my last," but that remark was made owing to his being under orders to go to Port Talbot on Monday. Aaron Robinson, thirty, a Sheffield insur- ance agent,, was found drowned near Notting- ham on Saturday. A memorial to the late Captain Oates, who died in the Antarctic, was unveiled at the School Hall, Eton, on Saturday. Eight men were overcome by fumes during a fire on the German wheat-laden barque Elfrieda at Bristol on Saturday, and several had to be detained in hospital. Thomas Owen, lock gatesman at King's Dock, Swansea, slipped arid was crushed to death between a steamer and the quay wall on Saturday. He leaves a widow and five children. Mr. James Thomas Woodhouse, thirty-two, of Goole, second engineer on the British steamer Burma, lying in Boulogne Dock, was killed on board on Saturday, bis head being crushed in some moving machinery. He was married, and had four children. Maurice Maeterlinck, the Belgian poet, for the first time had a flight at Eze on Satur- day, piloted by M. Maicon. On landing, M. Maeterlinck expressed his delight, and wrote in the airman's book, Tt is a morning prayer in an azure cathedral. At Charlton Cemetery, on Saturday, a marble cross was unveiled over the grave of Christopher Henry Witt, one of the Scouts drowned in the Sea Scouts' ketch disaster in October. It was erected by the Old Boys' Association of Lombard Wall L.C.C. School, Charlton. During artillery- firing practice at Nowry Targ, Galicia, three men were killed and two injured through the bursting of a breech. A sum of C3 accompanied by a slip of paper on which was written the wowl "Conscience," kl" becil received at the L.C.C. Education 0 ffi (-. e s. The body of a man found in the Thames at Lambeth was identified on Saturday as that of William Bradley, twenty-one, a clerk at the Admiralty. While riding with the German Emperor, General Von Scholl, Imperial Adjutant- General. was thrown from his horse and broke his collar-bone. The Chancellor of the Exchequer attended the funeral at Richmond on Saturday of Alderman W. Thompson, of Ruislip, chair- man of the National Housing Reform Council and a pioneer of town-planning. 1 The Grimsby trawler King Erik sank in the number on Saturday. She was reported to have had her condenser door blown off and the water immediately filled the engine-room. The crew were saved. The Allan liner Victorian brought to Liver- pool Marconi Operator William Peak from Antieosti Island, Gulf of St. Lawrence. He was badly injured in a shooting accident, and the liner called in response to a wireless message. The death took place on Saturday of Mr.- Charles Davis, the well-known antique dealer, of Bond-street, London. A motor lorry laden with fruit and flowers caught fire in Floral-street, Covent Garden, on Saturday, and was practically destroyed. A telegram from Tokio announces that rati- fications have been exchanged of the arbitra- tion treaty between Japan and the United States. The death is announced of the Rev. James Geldart, of Kirk-Deighton, Wetherby, Canon of Ripon, which took place on board the Guildford Castle at sea on May 12th. Mr. John Crewdson, of Attercliffe, cele- brated his 105th birthday on Saturday. He enjoys good health and has never tasted medicine. He was for many years employed as an agricultural labourer. After a previous jury had failed to arrive at a verdict. a jury at the Old Bailey on Satur- day again disagreed in the case of Sidney Ben- nett, picture dealer, indicted for cOllsplrmg to obtain t2,1000 from Captain Robert Gardner by false pretences. He was released on bail pending a decision as to his retrial. Students and members of the Horological Institute on Saturday made their annual visit to the works of Big Ben for instruction. To attain to the interior of the clock 399 stairs have to be climbed. Two ancient fire buckets, dating back to 1600, have been recovered by the Ashford Fire Brigade, which is the oldest voluntary brigade in England. The buckets are of leather, with wooden bottoms. A communication has been received at Aylesbury from the Privy Council asking that a scheme upon which a charter shall be based may be drawn up. This is in reply to the town's application for incorporation. Ayles- bury may, therefore, expect to elect its own Mayor in the coming November. A sailor named Legg, charged at the Lon- don Guildhall, was said to be tattooed all over the body. On his bald head he had the face of the Saviour, round his neck a snake, on his back the Lord's prayer, and on his chest a picture of Christ and His disciples. He in- formed the police that the series of operations hnrl him

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