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"PAID YOUR GAS ,1 ,BILL P"

1,000 MEN IDLE.

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OPEN AIR SCHOOLS.

I I ) RAMSAY MACDONALD.

LION CHARGES BIO-SCOPE. ———..———.

PLEURISY AFTER CRUSHED LEG.

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RED BLOTCHY PIMPLES ON FACE…

EITOFT'S STAND.

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EITOFT'S STAND. LIVERPOOL TRIAL, RETORTS IN CROSS- EXAMINATION. When Mr. Riley put Eltoft into the box in the Liverpool sack murder trial on Wed- nesday (says a "Daily Express" reporter), after a long opening speech, that youth sur- prised everyone by his suddenly revealed personality almost as much as his evidence— chiefly denials—appeared to surprise his companion m the dock. Here was no timid schoolboy filtering through a terrible ordeal, but a cool, direct, almost pugnacious young person, standing I steadily upright in the box, with his arms at I his side, and LOOKING SQUARELY AT THE I QUESTIONER of the moment, whether it were judge or I prosecutor. In his direct examination he confined him- self almost entirely to sharp monosyllables. When Mr. He wart began with deadly calm- ness to weave a net for him he blurted out little staccato sentences, always reflecting for a tecoiKl or two before he replied, and frequently giving a somewhat unexpected j answer. When he had been drawn well into the labyrinth of cross-examination and his in- quisitor began searching out paragraphs from former statements and comparing them aloud, with a quiet request for their recon- ciliation, young Elliott's boyish face was suffused with a full red flush, but he did nob falter perceptibly. Sometimes, by a quick retort, he silenced the questioner. "Why," asked Mr. Hewart, "did you say 'we tdok the body,' if Ball alone dragged it to the canal from the handcart to the canal ?" "1 didn't say 'we,' retorted Eltoft, "I said 'he;' and the inspector must have mis- understood me." His story, in brief, is "that he thought Ball was taking A SACKFUL OF RUBBISH to the canal. He denied that he was in the "hop at all at the time of the murder or after- wards, that he took any part in the prepara- tion of the body for its last journey through the moonlit streets, as Ball alleges, or that he had at any time the slightest suspicion that a murder had been committed. As he uttered th.ese denials piecemeal im- mediately on entering the witnss-box, and repeated them in cross-examination. BALL SAT QUIVERING in his chair behirid the railing of the dock. It was the first time he had shown any emotion. His hands twitched against his faded trousers, and once or twice he drew a bony finger across his tearful eyes. The lamps above him had just been lit, and, with the deepened shadows around his cavernous eyes and gaunt che-eks, he looked very sad and unhappy.

MILLIONAIRE'S " BREACH."

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.LICENSEES' ORDEALi - I

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!MET IN  'MET IN HOTEL LOUNGE.|

UNIONIST LEADERSI

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J. B. JOEL SUED. ———

LIABILITIES A MILLION.

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