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IAGRICULTURAL NOTES.

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REVIEW OF THE CORN TRADE.

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SPORTS AND PASTIMES. I

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a ineinorjHu to xvmg rnwara v rr. was un- veiled at Leith on Saturday by Lord Glen- conner. The statue has been erected in Vic- toria Park, and represents the late monarch in the robea of a Knight of the Thistle. John Wood, aged seven, fell from a train from Aintree to Liveipool on Saturday and was killed. The boy, with his mother and five other children, were on the way to South- port with a works excursion from Warrington. A little boy named Arthur James Amor strolled from the gates of his father's house at Caversham, near Reading, on Saturday afternoon into the roadway and was knocked down by a passing taxic-ab. He died in the course of a few minutes. Mr. John Leleu, managing director and for- merly proprietor of the Torbay Hotel, Tor- quay, one of the largest hotels in the West of England, fell dead on the Torquay Bowling Chub's green on Saturday afternoon Avjien scoring in a competition. In the new central baths establishment to be erected in Paddington, the baths and wash- houses committee of the Paddington Borough I Councii recommended that sixteen Turkish baths be included in the scheme at an esti- mated expenditure of £ 1,800. Two German seamen, Franz Linnabuhr and H. Fahnnenbrueh, were remanded at Grimsby, on Saturday, suspected of complicity in the murder of a German gamekeeper in May last during a poaching affray. They were tracked from Immingham Dock. While cycling down Bell Hill, Billericay, on Saturday, Mr. Walter Evans, of Leyston- stone, collided with a postman named Ram- say at a sharp corner. Mr. Evans was thrown from his machine and sustained injuries, from which he died within an hour. A cheque for L40,000 was 'received by Dover Corporation on Saturday from the South Eastern and Chatham Railway Com- pany as their contribution to the pier im- provement and viaduct scheme, by which the evel crossings will be abolished. The work is costing about £ 100,000. A great demonstration was held at the Metropolitan TabcrnacIe, Newington Butts, on Saturday afternoon to commemorate the centenary of peace between the United States and Great Britain. Ministers of all denomina- tions took part and there was a large attendance. Leonard Budd, a young telegraphist lining at Kingston, left his home early on Saturday morning to go for a swim in the Thames, in accordance with the usual custom, and has not been seen since. His clothes were found on the bank at the spot where he usually bathed. A mad bull dashed iiitoia shop at Sheffield on Saturday and knocked dowm the, counter, injuring an assistant. The animal then jumped through the window into the street and after- wards attacked some children, whom it knocked down.1 It was captured, after a long chase, in the outskirts of the eitv 9 4

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