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FRENCH NAVAL AVIATOR KILLED.…

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SPORTS AND PASTIMES.

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The Mexican Federals defeated & body ot followers of General Zapata at Ozumba, a short distance from the capital. Two hundred Zapatistas were killed and wounded. In two cases before the Otley Bench motor- cyclists were ordered to pay the costs for allowing identification plates to be obscured by their coat tails. A flusher in the L.C.C.'s service, named H. C. Cock, who found a brooch-pendant worth about E25 in a sewer last September, is to be allowed to keep the jewel, as the owner can- not be discovered. A threatened strike of tramway em- ployees in Newcastle has been averted at the eleventh hour by the men accepting the con- cessions—stated to amount to £ 3,000 annu- ally—of the Tramways Committee. So strong were the seas on Saturday that two excursion steamers from Ardrossan were unable to enter Portrush Harbour, and had to run to Derrv. The 350 passengers were despatched by train to their destinations. General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien, in Southern Command orders notifies that the photographing of aircraft is not permissible within a distance of forty yards. Photo- graphers are warned that any infringement will entail prosecution under the Official Secrets Act. About forty men from the railway works at Ashford, Kent, marched to Downing-street on Saturday and lodged a protest with Mr. Asquith's secretary against the Government's attitude on the suffrage question. Captain E. C. Wright, who was killed while playing polo, was buried at Gibraltar on Saturday, representatives from the United States battleship Maine and the French cruiser Cassard being present. Half the police force of Rockville Centre, Long Island, New York (which contains six men), are in prison charged with burglaries which realised £ 15,000. They are stated to have acted frequently as detectives for their own crimes. Learning that there are several pieces of armour at Windsor belonging to suits shown at the Tower of London, the King has com- manded them to be returned to complete the suits, and they can now be seen in the White Tower. Charles Bange, thirty, well dressed, and said to be an actor, was remanded at Maryle- iione on charges of stealing and unlawfully re- ceiving a bronze statue entitled Woundecl Swallow," value £ 10, from the Dore Gallery, New Bond-street. ♦

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KEVIEW OF THE CORN TRADE.

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