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Messrs. A. uuDoss's furniture warenouse of five floors at 459, Brixton-road, S.W., was destroyed by fire in an hour early on Sunday morning. Vice-Admiral Lewis Bayly was on Saturday invested bv the King at Windsor Castle with the insitmia of a Knight Commander of the Bath (Military Division). The Duke of Teck left London on Saturday for Germany to represent the King at the funeral of the Grand Duke of Meckleuburg- Strelitz. the Queen's sousiii. In a sailing match on the Thames off Erith the yacht Vanoya capsized, and Mr. Oscar Stone and Mr. Richard Graham were drowned. The two other occupants, Mr. Percy Stone and Mr. J. j^lleo, were saved by a barge. • Baron Bisping, accused of murdering Prince Drutzki Lubetzki, was found guilty of manslaughter by the Warsaw court on Satur- day, and sentenced to four years' imprison- ment. Roused by an outbreak of fire, a terrier at Southington (Conn.) unlatched the back door, woke his master, and was thus instrumental in saving the eleven occupants of the house .from death. General Hertzog, the chief political foe of General Botha, the South African Premier, is taking steps to form a new Nationalist Party in the Orange Free State. It is stated in Berlin that the German Gov- ernment has decided to renew its subsidy agreements with the North German Lloyd Company for a steamship service to Australia. No. 5 Squadron of the military wing of the Royal Flying Corps is to be stationed at Fort Grange, Portsmouth, whither it is to fly from Salisbury Plain during the first week in July. A contribution of £ 200 has been voted by the vestry of Trinity Church, New York, to- wards the St. Paul's Cathedral Preservation Fund as a small token of our feeKng for the Mother Church of England."

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