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CHIPS OF NEWS. I A number of women created disorderly scenes in the Brompton Oratory and the Westminster Cathedral on Sunday. ith-e remarkable statement that a visitor to Holloway Gaol had given drugs to a woman prisoner was made by Mr. Bodkin to the North London stipendiary on Saturday. » The Prince of Wales has consented to lay the foundation-stone of the church of St. Anselm, Lambeth, as his first public act. The General Steam Navigation Company's cargo ship Oriole was sunk off Greenwich on Saturday night in a collision with the Allan liner Corinthian. The Aerial Derby was won by an Ameri- can pilot, Mr. W. S. Brock, on the British- built Morane monoplane. The coaching Marathon from Bushey Park to Olympia. was won by Mr. W. A. Barron, with Judge Moore second. The death has occurred of Mr. Theodore Watts-Dunton, the famous poet, author, and critic, who was the intimate friend of Swin- burne. A fine record is claimed for the battleship Audacious whilst carrying out gunlayers tests off Portland. With her 13'5in. guns she scored thirty-three hits for forty rounds fired, and one turret obtained a highest pos- sible by making eight hits with eight rounds. The blockade of Tampico by order of General H ne :ta h"1S been officially announced to the United States. A garden party was given at Highbury (Birmingham) on Saturday as a farewell to Mr. Joseph Chamberlain as representative of West Birmingham. Three of the works of M. Berg.son, the French philosopher, are stated, says Reuter. to have been prohibited to Roman Catholics by the Congregation of Rights. Mr. W. H. Somervell. Liberal candidate for Kendal, Westmorland, who was defeated by Colonel Weston at the by-election last year and by the late Lieutenant Colonel J. F. Eagot in December, 1910, has decided not to stand again. Dr. Arthur Perceval Purey-Cust, Dean of York, and Lady Emma Purey-Cust, celebrated their diamond wedding on Saturday. Fifty-three South African farmers have left Capetown on a visit to Great Britain at the invitation of Sir Owen Philipps, the chairman of the Union-Castle Line. Accidental death was the verdict at a Peterborough inquest on Clarence Partridge, aged eleven, who, while running across the road, was knocked down by a motor-car. William Raffles, of Chatham, who was in- valided from the Marines after sixteen and a-hålf years' service, has just obtained from the Admiralty a life pension of 3s. 6d., together with arrears amounting to £ 200. At a conference in London on Saturday of the Hearts of Oak Benefit Society, a motion urging the Government to abolish the Insur- ance Committees on account of their cost, and hand over to each society the whole of the administration of its members, was de- feated', only five delegates voting in favour of it. Found dead late on Friday in Walmer re- creation ground, Birmingham, Constable Savage was discovered to have a lozenge in his throat. He had been suffocated, and it is supposed he accidentally swallowed the sweet. An adder, measuring 2ft. 6in. in length, was killed by Mr. Luxton, assistant master at the Chertsey School of; Handicrafts, as he was picnicking on Pyrford Rough, Pyrford, Surrey. Italy is understood to be asking for repara- tion from Albania for the arrest in Durazzo of Colonel Maricchio and Professor Chinigo. The report that the Liberal Unionists are considering the adoption of Mr. Rudyard Kip- ling as successor to Mr. Jesse Collincrs ip fho. Bordesley Division of Birmingham has been denied.

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