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Captain Fisher, who put olf trom 1Jovr 111 a small boat last Friday week to row to hii yacht Mimosa and was not heard of again, was found drowned at Dover on Saturday. "A big fight and 15.000 mugs paying money to go in, said Mr. Wtll Crooks, M.P., speak- ing of the popularity of boxing at a meeting of the London Federation of Brotherhoods Oil Saturday. The Wesleyan conference has pr;:Q< d a reso- lution, which was supported by Mr. Walter Runciman, deprecating the giving up of Methodist schools, especially in rural ai-a?. Letters of administration have been s? ranted of the estate of the late Sir Deni s Anson, who is said to have died not posses.-ed of real estate. Four orphan sisters were married at the same time 011 Saturday at St. Barnabas Church, Bethnal Green. Realising that if one of them married before the others the home which they were able to maintain with their total earnings would have to be broken up they pledged themselves each not to marry until all could be married together. An old 12-pounder gun recovered from the deck of H.M.S. Lutine, which sank off the Dutch coast 114 years ago, has just been mounted in the forecourt outside the main en- trance to Lloyd's. Crowded congregations attended the ser- vices at Carrs-lane Church, Birmingham, on Sunday, when Dr. J H. Jowett, of New York, who was formerly pastor of Carrs-lane, occupied his old pulpit. Coventry's annual Lady Godiva procession was carried out on Saturday, and proved as popular as ever. The leading character was sustained by a local lady attired it: pink fleshings draped with white chiffon. Mr. Albert Vickers's new racing motor-bont Izme, which was launched at East Cowcs on Thursday, caught fire while running a trial in Osborne Bay on Saturday, and was much damaged. The Miners' Federation of Great Britain has been asked by the Scottish Miners to take a ballot on the question of a general stoppage. In a sermon at St. Paul's Cathedral on Sunday Canon Rawnsley uttered a warning against the decay of home life in this country, which he regarded as a great national peril. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Goldsmith, of South- wold, Suffolk, who have just celebrated their golden wedding, have eight sons and eiht daughters, fifty-two grandchildren, and eight great grand-children living. I Clarence Jeffreys, of Briglitlingrea, is re- ported to have been lost overlxjard from Mr. N. Kershaw's .r:cillg yacht Sonya, off Rams gate. It is proposea to hold a conference of Churcli-pcop'e in the autumn to dircusr. the claims of women to 1; c ordaiud to the priest- hood.

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