ATROCIOUS CRIME I WOMAN'S TONGUE CUT OFF I Gipsy Bluebeard's Horrible I Cruelty. So revolting was t evidence given in the decent trial of a gipsy named Vadœc at St. x 1 S t Gall, Switzerland, that the judge was com- Dé ed to 0 d Pelled to order in an extra force of police k° ^ve the prisoner from the wrath of the sp<?ta,tors in court. ",as finally sentenced to ten years' penal ser?tt.?e and perpetual banishment from Switzerl?tm? for brutally torturimg his girl- WltQ in the :heart of a. lonely wood. The JUHg6 bribed the crime as the mo?t hor- -? d and repulsive of the present century. \?a.o?.h (s&y? the "Daily 3Wi") was bom ° ?? of gip?y parents. He married e?verai ?om?, who died mysteriously, i?&t year he Harried a young girl with whose money I he went on tramp, and for robbery was sent ? DrEon. H« w? liberated on ?.y 14 last, and jG:ue4i b? young wife a?d children at St. Gall. The ?rl during her husband's absence bad spent the little mOlney he had left her, ?R'd all of them were nearly sta.rving. &&aseh oelebra-ted his arrival by ￼ kis wife and children every night. One June 10, at the little village of Murg, on theshoras of Lake Walleus.t.adt, he committed the HORRIBLE CRIME I ? I I with which he ha,d threatened nis vv-ue ior ?eek?. At noon he sent hi3 son Max imw Murg I to buy a pa?T of scissors, and a,t ten o clock &.1. night he pulled his young wife out of the van by her hair and ordered ilax to ta.ke a rope and a lantern And follow him into the fcrest. There he tied his wife t-o a tree wkh. the rope and fixed her head by tying her long tresses around the trunk. He com- pressed her throat until the tongue pro- truded, and transfixed the tongue to the chin by piercing it with a long needle. Taking the scissors from his horror-stricken son, he cut off the tongue, the lips, the nose, and the ears of the unhappy girl. When some days after she recovered con- sciousness, Vadosch amused himself by twisting the girl's broken arm and laughing when she groaned. On July 13 the mutilated wife managed to escape from the van, and to reach the police- station at St. Gall. Her husband was at once arrested. The woman, who still cannot spea.k, fat in court durng the trial covering her disfigured face with her hands.
BARRISTER M.P.'S AND TRADE BRIEFS. TEMPERANCE ATTACK ON MR. S. T. EVANS. AMUSING ADMISSION BY THE I REV. TERTIUS PHILLIPS. I At the South Wales and Monmouthshire Temperance Association at Trecynon on Wednesday the Rev. J. A. Bees, B.A., curate of Fochriw, moved a resolution condemning barrister M.P.'s who accept trade briefs. He said that after a very careful and deliberate inquiry into the matter he was firmly con- vinced that the presence of barrister M.P.'s at brewster sessions and other licensing meetings as advocates of tie trade was cal- culated to do untold injury to the cause of temperance and sobriety. The Liberal M.P.'s were often briefed by the brewers solely on account of the special injury to the tem- perance cause their position as representa- tives of temperanoe constituencies was bound to accomplish- Resolutions of temperance gatherings had, unfortunately, with one exception, that of Mr. Hemmerde, been Apparently treated with scant respect, if not contempt, by the barristers in question, and the t;mo had now fully arrived when the resolutions should be backed up by imme- diate and strenuous action. With that object in view he suggested that that conference should appoint a deputation to attend upon the Welsh National Liberal Conven- tion in Cardiff on the next day for the pur- pose of bring-ing matters to a definite issue. The unopposed return last Monday of Mr. S. T. Evans for Mid-Glamorgan afforded an excellent opportunity of again testing his opinion on this all-important matter. As a "Welshman and fellow-countryman of Mr. Evans, he was, indeed, delighted to find that the electors of that constituency had, irre- spective of party, in recognition of his long and valued service6 to the county that gave "hira birth, allowed him upon his deserving Promotion to the recordehip of Swansea a walk-over. He succeeded one who up to the time of his death was an ardent temperance ^former, and who at a great deal of mone- tary sacrifice refused to lend his brilliant Jegal talents and services to the trade. To their sorrow, be it said, Mr. Evans had not as yet seen his way clear to do so. The Rev. Hugh Jones, Llanelly, in seconding the resolution, quoted a paragraph stating that Mr. S. T. Evans, M.P.. had been advocat- ing the granting of licences to public-houses two doors from an Independent ohapel, although all the Nonconformists in the Neighbourhood had petitioned against it. (Cries of Shame.") The Speaker: I should say a thundering shame, A Voice: Yee, and a blundering shame. Mr. James Clements, Skewen, although in favour of the resolution, strongly deprecated the attack on Mr. S. T. Evans. The Rev. J, T. Rhys also strongly depre- cated the bringing in of Mr. S. T. Evans's name. Mr. S. T. Evans was not by any means the wore; sinner. They would not get twenty votes against Mr. S. T. Evans because of his a-tt.i.tude on this question. The Eev. J. Tertius Phillips, of Cardiff, said the temperance party themselves were largelv to blame for the attitude of these barristers. He knew they occasionally briefed them-but they forgot to pay them. These ba;rristers had been all present in the Rouse of Commons at great inconvenience to support Mr. Leif Jones's resolution, while so- called temperance advocates were absent. The resolution was adopted in a modified form. Mr. Morris said that Mr. Evans had Promised to abandon "trade" practise when he obtained a professional promotion. The Rev. Thomas Powell (Cwmdare) m-od a. resolution in favour of temperance teach- ing in schools, which was carried.
DISINTERESTED MANAGEMENT. At the afternoon conference the mos- important subject for discussion was a reso- lution expressing disapproval of the proposal for the public ownership or "disinterested management" of the liquor traffic as promoted by Sir T. P. Whittaker, M.P., Lady Henry Somerset, and others, and now made the basis of their new Temperance Legislation league. The motion was submitted by the Rev. Benjamin Evans (Barry), and seconded by Mr. James Clement (Skewen). An amend- riient was moved by Professor Levi (Aber- ystwyth) expressing the objection of the con- ference to municipalization and public ^con- trol of the traffic, but declining for the Pre.sent to express any opinion on the dis- interested management" proposals. Pro- fessor Levi's amendment was rejected by a large majority, and the original resolution carried. "NOTORIOUS CARDIFF. A resolution was passed calling ui<-> Perance people to see that the licensing ae, they already stood were sfcrw-Jy enforoed. The latter motion was submitted by the Rev. J. T. Rees (Aberaman), who Quoted figures with a view to -showing th? the Inw was very un€q?a)Iy enforced. In a I?rge town !ik? Cardiff—notorious for ru r. ken ne th drunkenness—there wcre not two arrests per week while in a wmp?rati?y emaU dis- trict like Aberaman there were more than ￼ Was also a striking disparity b-2?twe,en tb'e 'c'onvl?tiOrs for drunkenne?and ,g nfit r b-ld?,r,,?. The ReV: J. Gri!fiths (Aberdac:1sed holden;, The R('v, .J, those ^ea ? firta the resolution, which was un?i???d the resoMwn. In the a,ftern?n? a?op?d. Iii tle afterLn,),, wamen's conference teak p!a.M. and two ???"'? meetings ?re bold in the evening. DUbhe meetings were
NEARLY £ 90 MISSING. I ALLEGED DARING ROBBERY T? THE RHONDDA. T?o ]os of a sum of money amounting I ??y ?90 ? reported to have taken gl' to au ^rndale, h' t'm being Memra p'o" .erndale, t e VlO. 1 S 'lng Meœrs p" Jif>y and Co., provision merchants, of the ??Idp? ?y B?enUpcba-u, who have branches the Intematioual Stores, rvlortown, and te R<?'al Stores. Ferndale, and who a," wn OrQffiwells Beer, Wine, and Spirit Stores, 1 erndale It appears that some time a.go the firm took into their employ a haulier about r; years of age, named William Reece, who "? subsequently been ?ocuf?omed to be ^"trusted with -axrying the takings from tbe ylorstown shop to the Farndale shop. bn Monday last, it is st?bed, he w.M handed over f<)r th,- purpose the sum indicated. He was riding on a bicycle from one shop to the other, but after receiving the money he was not afterwards eeen. Inquiries halve SO fair tO -fkad
The "Spirit Lady" Case I MAY LEAD TO LIBEL ACTION I Developments in the "Spirit Lad> case j are intensely interesting1. Yesterdaj after- noon Mr. J. N. Maskelyne, the magician, received a letter from Archdeacon Col ley s solicitor stating that the reverend gentle- man visited St. George's Hall on the pre- vious afternoon, and was presented, with his programme, with a copy of a pamphlet entitled The History of a, £ 1,000 Challenge." In this pamphlet, the solicitor stated, were certain statements. As these statements were absolutely untrue and libellous, the letter continued, he was instructed to say that unless an apology, coupled with a com- plete retractation, be tendered within 24' hours, an action would be commenced for libel. It was also required that Mr. Maske- lyne should enter into an action undertak- ing to -ma-ke a public retractation of t.he statements at every performance of what he had so appropriately termed" A Side Issue." In reply to tills," stated Mr. Maskelyne to a press representative last night, I have simply sent the address of my solicitor." I can justify everything I have said up to the hilt. I have done this on public grounds. Nothing ha.s been said by me except what is the truth, and if it means fig-hlting nothing will perhaps please me more. I will carry the qllestion to the House of Lords if needed. Mr. Colley sent me the challenge, but I did not accept it at first. Tihen he offered to pay any amount of money I might expend in performing the illusion." Archdeacon Colley's solicitor stated to a press representative that he would issue the writ at the expiration of the 24 hours if the apology was not forthcoming. "As to the £ 1,000, I have no further state- ment to make at this moment, except that no ola-im has been received for the cheque up to now, either by Mr. Colley or myself."
BRITISH DAIRY FARMERS. I MILKING IN DANGER OF BECOMING I A LOST ART. The annual meeting of the British Dairy Farmers' Association was held at the Agri- cultural-hall, London, on Wednesday, the Marquess of Winchester presiding. The report presented by the council showed satis- factory progress in all branches of the associ ation's work. Sir Edward Straehey, M.P., who attended as representing the Board of Agriculture, gave an address, in the course of which he said that he had heard many farmers com- plain of the manner in which successive Governments had neglected the agricultural interests, and he had taken part in those complaints He had always impressed upon the farmers that they should make clear to the Government of whatever party that if their interests were not attended to they could not give their support to that Government. After reviewing the work done for agriculture by the present Government, Sir Edward referred to what had been done with regard to the butter question. Ho thought that the recommendations made by the Select Committee would, if carried into law, do much to put a stop to the fraud and adulte.raition that had been going on for so long. People were talking some- times about what was to be done during the autumn sittings. He thought that existing business would occupy the time of Parliament probably up to Christmas, so that it would not be possible to introduce new business. But he could say that a Bill would be prepared based upon the recom- mendations of the Select Committee on the Butter Trade, and that that Bill would be introduced during the coming session. (Applause.) Lord Winchester thought that Sir Edward's statement was very satisfactory. Lord Kenyon was elected as president of the association for the ensuing year, and Viscount Tredegar as one of the vice- presidents. The meeting was then thrown open for suggestions. Several members referred to the desirability of doing more by some means or other to encourage the art and practice of milking amongst lads and maidens in rural districts. Some even advocated a movement by which such young people might be assisted to attend the association's compe- titions. Most of the speakers referred to milking as being in danger of becoming a lost art. Mr. W. J. Grant pointed out that under the Monmouthshire County Council the agricultural oc-mmittee had a scheme by which a certain number of young people received instruction in all branches of dairy work. That had been going on in the county for several years, and the result was that there were now a large number of com- petent milkers whose ages ranged from thirteen years upwards. The Glamorgan farmers' party spent Wednesday in visiting the show and one or two factories in London, where milk and butter are dealt with, the main object being to see how the produce is handled before it can be put on the market. Amongst further awards at tho show were:— Butter-making contest (open to those who have never won a prize before)—Section "A": C, Miss L. W. Stead, Ma fror. Ditto Section "B": R and v h c, Miss S. Price, Wernddu, Brecon; v h c, Miss Rachel James, Great Llancayo. Contest open to women only: V h c, Miss Rachel James; h c, Mise Mary Morgan, Trelleok Grange. Milking contest (open to girls under eighteen): 3rd, Mies Nellie Lloyd, Penybont. Butter-making, Section B": 1st, Miss Jam, Aberavon; Section C 2nd, Miss Jones, Newton, Cowbridge. Milking: Honourable mention, Mrs. Watts, Bonvilstone; -Miss Jones, Cowbridge. I
BARRY CYMMRODORION. SIR MARCHANT WILLIAMS'S I INAUGURAL ADDRESS. The winter session of the Barry Cymmro- dorion Society was opened on Wednesday, when Sir Marchant Williams delivered an address to a large gathering at St. Mary's- hall, Barry Dock, on "Yr Iaith Gymraeg a'i Llenyddiaeth." The chair was occupied by Mr. Edgar Jones, M.A., the president of the society, who said that in taking a census of the scholars at the county school recently he found that fully 80 per cent. of the chil- dren wore in favour of having Welsh taught. (Cheers.) Sir Marchant Williams delighted his audience with a masterly, graphic, and inspiring treatment of the subject of the Welsh language an,d literature, the teach- ing of which in the schools he strongly advocated. The Welsh movement had made gratifying progress at Barry. Cardiff was now following this example, but the wonder to him was that such a movement received any opposition, though in Cardiff it had received much opposition from Welshmen, Englishmen, Jews, and Irishmen. (Laughter.) He loved Welsh because of its literature pure and simple, and it grieved him to read in the Western Mail a few days ago a discussion by the Cardiff Corporation, in which it was stated that a teacher in one of the Cardiff schools had described Welsh as "rubbishy stuff." Well. that was bad English to begin with, and the remark betrayed a pitiable ignorance and want of culture. (Oheere.) Welsh lent itself to poetry mere easily and naturally than almo&t any other language—it contained a rhythm peculiar to itself, from which flowed rich and rare gems of literature which would compare favourably with some of the best treasures in English, Greek, or 'Latin. I
SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION CONFERENCE. The Mayor of Swaneea (Councillor Gwilym Morgam, J.P.) was the præident of the con- ference on Wednesday of the Sunday FchFTli TTnicm National Oonven?on. h()'lding its 6es?ions this week at Newport. As al Sunday school teacher and superintendent of 40 years' experience, he spoke of the growing lack of reverence in the Sunday schools of to-day, which, he thought, proceeded from thought.lE".53<ne.8 more than anything else- To make a proper impression on the minds of 'hildrm there must be more reverence, there nl! !o+ be disciP??? ?? reverence in the cn?M?S -ld not follow. ? R? T Walter BIoM. of Bath, followed w:t; h ?notica.l suggestions on the E?Ame point, '? ? ?<rp?tpd carpctted or covered Scors. ? a. bo.M ??ices and iM?ctuaMt.y of %ttRnd- anee. Yrnless there was reverence and Spline, the bulk of the teacher's work was thrown aW,ay, ????.? PeekhAm, gave an Mr. A. C. Monro, pi'Ô¡:ha.m, gave an ilI1 iri¡;g' adc1ræ8 o.D. wha:t a Sunday school 4Do,u I d for •promotion of foreign and home ini?sk-l. ? ?)nl,ry effort. read a, pa.pcr on Mrs ^Dick^ie Bri.-tct, read a paper on ? Sunday ??1 Work on ? Contin?t," Sunday ioll information was given of the sueo, Df mi-?,sioaiary Workin Sweden, H?M!try. ?<' <.th?.r ptM?s.
I ABERAVON. CORPORATION. At a ?t.M of the highway committee .? b: Abera\on T?- 0anIH;il> the mayor ￼ > nresiding The Aicdical ofrl"r (Dr, J. Arnallt Jones, M.D.) reportd two cases of typhoid fever. I ￼ ￼ ￼ tra<?d a,wa,y from Aberavon. It was resolv,ed ,r write to the Briton Ferry Oonaoil asking t--s'l- rece??gI oams- f<)r isolation.-
SERGEANT BINGHAM Again Before the Watch ) Committee. SERIOUS CHARGES FOUGHT OUT Result of Investigation. At a meeting of the Cardiff Watch Committee on Wednesday, the Lord Mayor (Alderman Robert Hughes) presiding, the Head-con- stable reported Polioe-sergeant David Bing- I ham for being in the Alexandra. Hotel when on duty in plain ctot-hes at 10.54 p.m. on the 1 7th of October. He was also reported by Mr. Clatworthy for incivility and inatten- tion to duty in Charles-street on the 22nd of September. Police-sergeant Bingham then entered the room, accompanied by Mr. D. W. Evans, solicitor, When the first charge was read out he said, I plead not guilty." Inspector Burke, the informant, then made his statement in support of the charge. He said that on Thursday last he was instructed by the superintendent to watch the Alexandra Hotel, and on Thursday night he went there in plain clothes with Police-constable Pugsley. He went there a-gain on Friday night in company with the same officer at 10.25, and at 10.34 he saw Sergeant Bingham, who was Ion duty in plain clothes, leave the side door of the hotel in Station-terrace—the tap door nearest Queen-street. He walked round the corner into Queen-street and walked up Queen-street. Witness crossed the road into Dumfries-place, and in about six minutes time he saw Sergeant Bingham come back with a gentleman and stand on the corner of Station-terraoe and Queen- street. They stood talking together for about a. minute, and then the gentleman left him. The sergeant afterwards went down Sta,tion-terra«e, and witness saw no more of him that night. Inspector Burke (cross-examined by Mr. D. W. Evans): Where were you standing?-By the railing in front of the Taff Vale offices. What time did you get there?—10.25. And you saw Bingham come out at 10.34?- Yes. If your statement is correct he was in the hotel from 10.25 to 10.34?—Yes. Who come out with him?—The head-con- sta.ble's son. How old is he?—Twenty-three to twenty- four, I should say. Is it part of yonr instructions from the head-oonetable to at once speak to an officer under such circumstances?—It is, sir. Why didn't you do it?—Because I thought he was there on duty, but when I examined his reports I found no entry as to his having been in a public-house. Police-constable Pugsley corroborated. SERGEANT BINGHAM'S EVIDENCE. Sergeant Binghk%,m was then oallcd and examined by Mr Evans. Were you on duty in Queen-street on Fri- day night last?—Yes, sir. While you were in Queen-etreet at the top end did someone come and speak to you?- Yes, sir, the chief-constable's son. Did you show him some papers?—I did- that paper before you now. Did he ask to see it?—He did. I said, "I can't show it you here; if you come round by the Cory-hall I will show it to you." Did he go with you round by the Cory- hail?—Yes, sir, to the corner of Edward- terrace. After reading it what did you do?—I came with him up Station-terrace, round the Alexandra. Hotel, into Queen-street. Were you in the Alexandra Hotel that night?—No, sir, I was not. I wasn't even sufficiently near to the door to enable anyone to think that I had been. Mr. T. D John was then called. He said ho was in the smoke-room of the Alexandra Hotel between a quarter past ten and a quarter to eleven. Sergeant Bingha.m did not come into the smoking-room, and he did not hear of his being in the house at all. Inspector Burke: Do you remember my ihaving a conversation with one of your bar- maids?—Yes. Do you remember what you said to me? I put it to you that you said that the girls must have been squared?—I tell you the same as I told you in front of the head-constable yesterday—it is a deliberate lie. Mr. Edwin James McKenzie corroborated Police-sergeant Bingham's evidence. Inspector Burke: Did ycu go into the Alexandra Hotel that night?—Not at all. Had you been there at all that week? Mr. W. Thomas: I protest against that question. Mr. Kidd and other members: I agree, and Hear, hear." Inspector Burke: You were not in the hotel with Sergeant Bingham?—Neither with Sergeant Bingham nor by myself. Mr. Richards asked the nature of the docu- meat which Sergeant Bingham showed to Mr. McKenzie. M*. Evans: I will put it to Mr. McKenzie. Did this pa.per relate to a complaint made of Sergeant Bingtham by a man named Clatworthy, and was in the nature of astate- me-nt made by witnesses as a declaration before a commissioner of oaths?—Yes. Miss Jones, Mies Davies, and Miss White, barmaids at the Alexandra Hotel, were called to say that Sergeant Bingham was not in tiheir respective bars on the night in question. VINDICTIVENESS ALLEGED. Mr. D W. Evanft, in addressing the corn mittee, thought they would eee that there was a little vindiotiveness on the part of Inspector Burke. He pointed out that Burke had not obeyed the head-con- stable's instructions to intervene at once when polioemen were seen coming out of public-houses. If he had spoken to Bing- ham on the spot there would have been no getting out of it if Burke's statement was true. He (Mr. Evans) had called witnesses from each of the bars in the Alexandra, who stated that Bingham was not in the house that night. He put it, therefore, that the inspector had made a mistake. Mr. Evans and the witnesses then retired. Mr. Walter Thomas asked whether the special duty Inspector Burae was on pre- vented his speaking to Bingham? The Head-constable: Not in any way. He was standing quite openly in the street. Mr, Walter Thomas: It was Burke's plain duty to have spoken to Bingham? The'Head-constable: Certainly. Alderman David Jones said they must all admit that the evidence was contradictory in character. Somebody had made a mis- take, and he moved that the committee did not consider the charge proved. Mr. Kidd deprecated half measures. They should say that Bingham was guilty or not guilty. He considered that Inspector Burke had made a grave mistake in not speaking to Bingham when he saw him leaving the hotel. Alr. Kidd moved that the charge be dismissed. Alderman David Jones withdrew his motion and seconded Mr. Kidd's proposition. Why could not Burke have walked across the road and spoken to Bingham? And then it did not appear that he preferred the charge until the following evening. It was unfair altogether. The motion dismissing this charge was ten put and carried by eight votes to two. The two against were Mr. Courtis and Alder- man Mildon. Three members did not vote. CHARGE OF INCIVILITY. The second charge against Sergeant Bing- ham was then taken, that being one of inattention to duty and incivility to Mr. Clatworthy. The complainant in this case was asked whether he desired the case adjourned in order that he might get legal assistance, but he replied that he did not require such assistanee. He did not object to Sergeant Bingham being represented, but, on the motion of Mr. Walter Thomas, it was resolved that Mr. D. W. Evans should not be allowed to appear in this case. Mr. Clatworthy said that he attended a meeting at -the Friends' Meeting Hcuse in Charles-street, which was addressed by Mr. Percy Alden, M.P., and he and his wife and their friends etood outside talking for about a quarter of an hour. His wife called his attention to a man who was crying and bleeding from the face, and the man pointed to a couple of young fellows who, he said, had struck him. Bingham, who was not known to him at the time, came up on a bicycle and, dismounting, asked what was the matter. He wiu told of the alleged assault, and he said, "You clear out; I can't have this row here." Witness naturally objected to the way in which he dealt with the com- plaint. The two young fellows had by this time gone, and he said the man had not charged them with the assault in their presence. Witness said he did, and oom- plained of the way in which the sergeant conducted himself. The sergeant thereupon said, Are you going to teach me my duty? Witness said he was not, and explained that, they had been detaining the young men until the police came. Bingham then said to wit- ness I've been listening to the conversation for a couple of minutes. You are causing all the bother; move on, or I will have you inside." Witness resented this treatment, and asked the sergeant not to follow him as he wfs doing. When they came near to Queen- street a crowd collected, and the sergeant interjected remarks, some of which were of a rather unpleasant character. Witness turned round and asked him his name for the purpose of reporting him to the chief-constable, and he said, Who the do you think you are? I have heard people like you talk before. Shift on. o?isel'll soon have you put in&ide." Witness %ppealed jwam ?m not to follow him, but he followed him right across Queen-street, literally driving him into the full glare of the thoroughfare among people to whom he was well known. ?oro?exa-min?Km by the sergeant. Mr. n?wo? S tot one of the two mm ￼ ￼ 5 under the influence of drink, and the man who was injured was also slightly inebriated. Sergeant Bingham: Do you say that this man complained to me that he had been assaulted ? Witness: If he didn't, it was because you didn't give him the opportunity, but I am almost certain that he did complain in your presence of being struck. Sergea-nt Bingham: I didn't hear it. Witness: You didn't wait to hear. Were you aware of my presence before I spoke?—Not until you came immediately in front of me. I told the crowd to go away and they all cleared. You directed the whole of your attention to myself? I think your original complaint before the chief-constable was that I followed you to- wards the Empire?—I didn't see it, but there were circumstances which suggested that you were shadowing my movements. Alderman Trounce: What was the language us-e d ? Witness: "Who the do you think yon are?" The Lord Mayor (to Sergeant Bingham): Did you make use of those words? Sergeant Bing'ham: I don't think I made use of that expression. If I did it is the strongest expresson I ever did make use of. Replying to Mr. Mander, witne-e &aid that when the sergeant followed him and refused to give his name, he told him he should report him to he chief-con stable. Mr. Richards: How far did he follow you to your knowledge? Witness From the Friends' Meeting House to the other side of Qucen-rtrect be was by my side. After that I didn't look behind because I was afraid he would put his hand on mB, and tba.t kept me moving. (Laughter.) Sergeant Bingha.m. in giving evidence on his own behalf, commenced by saying that if he had done anything to Mr. Clatworthy which waii in any way offensive he apologised. He thought there was a misunderstanding. Mr. Clatworthy was under the impression that the man had been assaulted. He went to the Central Police-station, and upon return- ing to (Jharles-Btreet he made inquiries, and found that the man had fallen a-gainst the foundations of some railings, and had been pioked up by two young men and placed on bis feet. Previous to this the man had been imto a lane, amd had been caught in the act of committing a nuisance. There was no one near him when he fell. Witness had got a statement from one of the young men who had picked him up, but he had been taken i,ll, and could not appear before the com- mittee. As he had said before, if he had said or done anything offensive to Mr. Clat- worthy, he was very sorry. Charles. Holland stated that he saw the man said to have been assaulted leaning against the railings -of 27, Charles-street, and went over to him. The man made a. rambling statement, and witness got him on his legs. There was no one near him at the time, but there were some young fellows about fifty or sixty yards away. William Roberts, in the employ of Messrs. David Evans and Co., also gave evidence. He said he did not notice Mr. Clatworthy, but he saw the sergeant with a-bout eight or nine men in front of him. Mr. Clatworthy said he had a crowd of witnesses, but he hadn't taken the trouble to call them. The Lord Mayor said that if he wished to call them, the committee would adjourn the case to enable him to do so. Mr. Clatworthy: I don't want to put you to that inconvenience. But the statement I ha.ve made is a plain, unvarnished statement. I don't wish to do the man any injury in any shape or form, but those are the facts, and I am prepared, if necessary, to call witnesses to prove even more than what, I have done. The Lord Mayor: So far as the charge of in,attention to duty is concerned, I think we can say that that charge has gone. Then we have to deal with the matter of incivility. Mr. Walter Thomas: I think we are agreed that the charge of incivility is abundantly proved. Mr. CLatwort-hy is a citizen of integrity, and one who commands the respect of all the people at the Cardiff docks. I move that Sergeant Bingham be severely T-eprimanded, and that Mr. Clatworthy be thanked for bringing the case forward. Mr. Bird seconded the motion, and it was unanimously agreed to, the sergeant being re-oalled for the purpose of being censured. Sergeant Bingham and Mr. Clatworthy then re-entered the room. Addressing the officer, the Lord Mayor informed him that the committee had arrived at the decision that the first charge should be dismissed. On the second charge he had been asked by the committee to repri- mand him in the strongest possible manner for his incivility towards Mr. Clatworthy, and to say that the committee would deal very severely with him if any further change were proved against him. His Lordship thanked Mr. Cla.twort.hy for having come forward to give evidence, and I, the inquiry then terminated.
I ELECTRICAL EXPERIMENTS ] I SWANSEA DOCTOR'S INTERESTING I RESULTS. Dr, Arbour Stephens, of Swansea, in a paper read before the Swansea Scientific Society gave some interesting results of a number of experiments he has made showing the effect of electricity upon sensitive films. As the effect of light upon such films is called photographs, he calls the similar results pro- duced by electricity eleotrographs. Elec- tricity, through the medium of electric light, has long been known to affect sensitive films, and more latterly, in the form of X rays, has given us shadowgraphs. In his experi- ments electricity had been directly applied to films, which were then developed in the same way as if they had been exposed to light. Mr. Stephens's pictures showed how plates joined in circuit with an 8-volt accu- mulator or a magneto-electric battery pro- duced good images of the copper and lead strips and coins, &c., which were applied to the plates during the experiments.
THE IRON-NERVED YET. VERDICT OF "DEATH FROM MIS- ADVENTURE" AT THE INQUEST. Mr. J. B. Walford held an inquest at Aber- bargoed on Wednesday into the cause of death of Mr. Reginald Claude Hampton Brayn, M.R.C.V.S., Who died on Monday last after receiving injuries a week pre- viously on the Brecon and Merthyr Line, a mineral train severing his right leg and also cutting off the toes of the other foot. Mr. Brayn, who was veterinary surgeon to the Powell-Duffryn Company, displayed amazing coolness after the accident, as he held the stump of his leg up to stop t,he blood gush- ing, whilst lie smoked a cigarette when carried home. After hearing the witnesses, the Coroner said there was strong evidence that Mr. Brayn was under the influence of drink, and, as he was also trespassing, the jury should return a verdict of Misadventure," and not Accidental death." The verdict of Misadventure" was adopted by ffhe jury.
MR. S. T. EVANS AT NANTY- MOEL. A LOGICAL DIFFICULTY ABOUT WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE. Mr. S. T. Evans, K.C., M.P., held a meeting for night workmen at the Nantymoel Work- men's-hall at half-past eight on Wednesday morning. The attendance, especially when the hour is oonsidered, was very good indeed. Mr. Evans had a flattering reception, and the meeting passed off in just such a pleasant and orderly way as did the two gatherings on the night before. Mr. Evans said that the law which necessitated his recent resignation was passed in the reign of Queen Anne, and it laid down a rule which was a very good thing then, when Kings and Queens often appointed their personal favourites to positions of power and profit. Nowadays the reason for that rule was hardly applicable, especially in the case of a purely professional appointment such as he had had, which was more one of honour than of remuneration. 'Hear, hear.) Whenever the working man wanted help, he continued, he was always ready to give it if possible. But there was a section who preached ideals which they would never see for generations to come, whether they were good or bad. He hoped they would not allow themselves to be led away by the people who had made a fetish of the destruction of the party which was doing its best for the workmen. At the end of his speech Air. Evans was asked whether he would support universal suffrage as it was granted in Australia. He replied that he would like to see manhood suffrage. He had opinions about women's! suffrage, and they had not been shaken by what had occurred during the last few days. (Laughter.) It was difficult to find a really logical reason against women's suffrage, but in his judgment men were better qualified for the work of government than women. Some women, of course, were eminently qualified to assist in the government of their country, but as a class he considered the men were more capable. And he was satisfied that the majority of women really did not want votes. He felt quite sure that men would be prepared to grant any reform for which women made a genuine demand if it was for the good of the nation. I THE MERTHYR GASWORKS. At a meeting of the Troedyrhiw Chamber of Trade it was unanimously decided to pro- test against the purchase of the gasworks by the Merthyr Town Council, and a resolu- tion to tibuit effect Trill ,be sent to the oor- pora/tkta.
A Man Cut in Two SHOCKING FATALITY AT PORT TALBOT I A shocking accident happened on Wednes- day on the Great Western Railway near M&rgam siding, Port Talbot, when a, man, whose identity is not yet known, was knocked down by a train and killed. Charles Candy, Pontypool, the driver of the tra-in, states that he was taking a goods train from the Llanelly up line, consisting of two engines and 46 wagons. The man came and- denly on. to the line, and was knocked down. He immediately shut off steam and applied the bra-kes, but the whole train passed over the body, which was out in two about the hips, and death must, have been instan- taneous. The police had the body conveyed to the railway station, The deceased was dressed in a suit of dark clothes with white stripe, a dark cloth cap, grey socks, laeed-up boots, and a, white handkerchief tied in several knots aronnd the neck. He was apparently about 26 years of age. POSSIBLE IDENTITY. I It is thought that the body may be that of Martin Lewie, the Risca young man who left his home on Friday last, and has not since been heard of. The age tallies, and a significant, fact. is that Lewis was wearing no vest when he left home, amd there was no vest upon the body of the deceased ma.n. The relatives of the missing man have been com- municated with, and will proceed to Port Talboit this (Thursday) morning-
AN INSULT TO RUSSIA. I THE BRITISH DEPUTATION DEPLORED. PARIS, Wednesday morning. The St. Petersburg correspondent of the Journal says there seems reason to fear serious incidents as a result of the forth- coming visit of the British deputation to the members of the late Duma., The visit, declares the correspondent, is viewed with annoyance and some anxiety by the Russian Government, while the reactionary a.nd mili- tant parties regard it with marked hostility. It is evident that the delegates will receive a warm enough welcome from the greater part of the members of the late Duma, but it is impossible to disregard the known animosity of certain groups. Certainly, Englishmen domiciled in Russia openly deplore the incident of the approaching visit, and it is thought that the visitors are likely to compromise, by exceesive zeal, the chances of the Anglo-Russian rapproachement. It has "been pointed out as a curious fact, says the correspondent, in conclusion, that the Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs will shortly leave tihe ca,pital on leave for Tegen- tpee, in Bavaria, aind it is sU01ge.sted tha/t the coincidence of his departure and the arrival of the British delegates may be not entirely accidental.—-Central News. MR. SMEATON'S REASONS. Mr. Donald S-meaton, C.S.I., M.P., has with- drawn from the deput a.tion, amd states that his reasons are as follow:—* 1. Because, in his opinion, the deputation would retard, instead of accelerate, the achievement of constitutional liberty. 2. Because it would strengthen re-action, rendering extremely difficult the adjustment of outstanding questions of foreign policy. 3. :&'cm8e the whole situation is critical, a.?d the pree&ut is a time for wary wadkin?. THE CZAR'S NEPHRW ENGAGED. ST. PETERSBURG, Wednesday. The Gramd Duchess Sergius, whose husband was assassinated at Moscow in February, 1905, is to marry the Grand Duke Nicholas Nieholaieviteh, nephew of the Czar.—Dalziel. The Grand Duchess is aai elder sister of the Caariina, a-nd, therefore, a niece of King Edward. EXPLOSIVES AND ARMS DIS- I COVERED. wi. PETERSBURG, Wednesday. The council of professors of the St. Peters- burg University has resolved by twenty votes to sixte-eu to entertain the British Duma memorial deputation. Numerous seamhes are being carried out ? being carried out in the workmen's quarters of the town. A 1a.rge quantity of explosives, bombs, and arms has been discovered and aome arrests have been made.-Reu-ter. — I
BALLOONS V. AUTOMOBILES I EXCITING INCIDENTS IN A RACE I IN GERMANY. BERLIN, Wednesday. An interesting raoe between four balloons and sixteen automobiles started this morn- ing at Tegel. As each balloon ascended four automobiles started in pursuit of it. The race, whih has been arranged by the mili- tary ballooning corps and the Volunteer military motor-car corps, was really a mili- tary exercitse intended to test certain theories regarding the relative military value of balloons and automobiles. .Prince Henry of Prussia, Prince Ernest of Saxe-Altenburg, and Duke Adolf Frederic of Mecklenburg-Schwerin were among those who drove cars in pursuit of the balloons. A grea.t military cordon was drawn around the starting place to guard it.Central News. UNTOWARD INCIDENTS. I During the race the car of Herr Lierke ran into a tree. Of the four occupants, Baron Von Schleinitz, one of the judges, was thrown out. The chauffeur's thigh was broken, and another occupant was flung head first against the tree, and sustained con- cussion of the 'brain. The car was wrecked. Before the raoe Captain Hildebrandt, who organised it, was run over by a motor-cab in front of the quarters of the Aeronautic Corps, and his foot was fractured. In spite of the accident, however, he superintended the ascent.—Renter. All the descents were SUCCessful.-Peuter.
I CLYDE WAGES DISPUTE. I I FORTY SQUADS OF APPRENTICES I JOIN THE STRIKERS. J?v>rty squads of apprentices at Clydebank on Wednesday joined the strikers. Otherwise. the position is unchanged. The masters are understood not yet to have intimated whether they will agree to the Lord Provost of Glasgow's request to act as mediator. The men have welcomed the offer, and, with a view not to embarrass the situation, the public meeting called to urge the Board of Trade to step in has been declared off. The strikers, however, are becoming tired of inaction, and it is feared the conciliatory attitude of their local executive may not last.
CREW REFUSE TO PROCEED I ￼ IA BRISTOL BAPQUE TOWED BACKI TO FALMOUTH. A Falmont,h telegram saYs:-The barque Gladys, of Bristol, has just been towed in here in consequence of a. portion of her crew having refused duty. The Gladys, which belongs to Messrs. Shaw, Savill, and Co., was bound from Newcastle to Seattle with a cargo. She got 400 miles out on her journey, and last Saturday ran into very rough weather. Some of her Bails were carried away, and whilst the crew were aloft helping to furl the sail that had been left two of the sailors—one a Russian Finn and the other a Norwegian—fell. One struck the deck, and died instantly, and the other fell overboarS, amd was not seen again. The crew struck work, giving as a reason that the Gladys was now short-handed. Afte- consultation with his officers Captain Perri- maii decided it was useless to attempt to proceed any further, and put back to FaIr. mouth. A FaJmouth tug eventually fell in with the vessel, a,nd towed her into harbour. I CREW OF BELGIAN VESSEL SAVED BY BRITISH WARSHIP. His Majesty 's ship Julia landed at Falmouth ou Wednesday six fishermen, the crew of the Ceoilie, a Belgian boat engaged in the collection of crabs amd lobsters. The bo&t left Ostend on Tuesday, and afterwards a leak was discovered in the fish-well. Pump- ing failed to keep the water under, and the crew attempted to make Falmouth, but with- out success. Before that port could be reached the Cecilie began to settle down, and the crew took to a smaJl boat, the vessel sinking almost immediately. His Majesty's ship Julia happened to be in the vicinity, and rescued the men from their unpleasant predicament. GRANGEMOUTH STEAMER SUNK. The steamship Skulda, belonging to Messrs. J. T. Salvesen and Co., Grangemouth, and the steamship Teuto, of Risoer, Norway, were in collision above the Bea.mer Rock, Firth of Forth, on Tuesday night. The Skulda sank in eight minutes. Sixteen of the crew were saved, but the mate,William M'Caskell, was drowned. The Teuto was seriously damaged, but no life was lost- The crew of the Skulda reached Grangemouth on Wednesday morning. The Skulda was outward bound, and the Teuto was from Norway to Alloa.
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I Tips for To-day. BY OUR SPECIAL SELECTOR NEWMARKET. Bretby Stakes—MARSH'S SELECTED Heath Stakes—BARAT (special). Welter Selling—GUIGNE or MENU. Lowther Stages—LAMBTON'S SELEC- TED. Prendergast Stakes—ST. MARTIN (win and place) Ditch Mile Nursery—KNOCKNAGARM or JOKE. Challenge Stakes—ROSEATE DAWN. PERPETUAL.
I Starters and Selections NEWMARKET, Thursday Morning. Rain fell heavily at Newmarket on Tues- day evening, and this did an immense amount of good to the Heath. Yesterday morning broke gloriously fine, and the after- noon was summerlike, the heat being pro- nounced, and seldom has the Cesarewit-ch been decided in such beautiful weather. His Majesty honoured the proceedings with his presence, and the attendance all round was an immense one. From start to finish the racing was of an excellent character, and was greatly appreciated by the vast throng present. The Cesarewitch turned out to be a great, if not unprecedented, victory for the North, for they supplied the first and second, and language must fail in eulogising Mr I'Anson sufficiently for the improvement he has wrought in Sam Darling's cast-off, Min- tagon. Six furlongs from home Mintagon placed the issue beyond doubt, and from that point onward there was one long, sustained Yorkshire roar betokening the easy triumph of the son of Martagon, and an easier Cesare- witch win has never been gained. To-day's card does not provide very exhiliarating sport, especially, as after his clever victory over Velocity .Thrush is quite likely to be given a walk over for the Challenge Stakes. Pretty Polly, Challacombe, and Keystone II. are almost certain absentees from the Low- ther Stakes, and I am compelled to give my vote to MALUA, I in preference to the patched up His Majesty. For the Prendergast Stakes ST. MARTIN, I who has the reputation of being many pounds in front ofgthe other Kingsclere two-year- olds, ought to beat Eastern. Detailed selec- tions follow:— Bretby Stakes—MAYBOLE. Heath Stakes—BARAT. Welter Selling-GUIG-NE. Prendergast Stakee-ST, MARTIN. Ditch Mile Nursery-OPMBKIRK GELDING. Challenge Stakes—THRUSH.
PROBABLE RUNNERS FOR TO- I DAY'S RACES. Bretby Stak%Victoria, Maybole, and Belle Vale. Heath Stakes (handicap),-Barat. Long Glass, Scaraben, oyal omance, Venetian, Whipsnade, and Chiltern. Welter Selling Plate.—All (but Out o'Sight, Alcanaor, Goldwin, Sanseverino, Evlington, and Tacitan. Lowther Stakes.-His Majesty, Malua, and Gold Riach. Prendergast Stakes.—Eastern, Simon Square, Auber, Earlston, Cynosure, Tui, and St. Martin. Ditch Mile Nursery Handicap.—All (but Simontura, Terlinga, Prodigy, Paso Robles. Miss Glendyne colt, Tydides, and Champion Lady. Challenge Stakes. Thrush, Rocektter, Roseate Dawn, and Vergia.
"EVENING EXPRESS" FINAL8 I NEWMARKET MEETING. 1.30.—BELLE VALE. 2. 0.—SCARABEN. 2.30.—GILBERT HANDLEY. 3. O.-GOLD RIACH. 3.30.—EASTERN. 4. O.-CROSSHA VEN GELDING (nap), 4.30.-TERLTSH. PONTEFRACT MEETING. 2. O.-PLAMSTON PIN. 2.35.—RAPID STREAM FILLY. 3.10.—CONRAD. 3.40.—NORTH DEIGHTON (nap). 4.15.-CA-.N-MCLE. 4.45.-HAPPY END.
Tips at a Glance. I TO-DAY'S NAPS. Sporting Life (Augur).-HIS MAJESTY. Chronicle ^'Kettledrum").—AUBER. Daily Mail— KNOCJKNAGARM. Morning leader.—VISTORIA. Daily Express.-GLASCO.NBURY. Daily Mirror.—LOCKSMITH. Chronicle ("Travelling Correspondent").- KEYSTONE II.
SPECIALISTS' OPINIONS. I GAI)E'S SPECIAL. Duma, Hexagon, Thrush, Scaraben, Key- stone II., and Auber. CHII/TON'S GUIDE. Gold Riach, Victoria, Thrush, Prodigy, Auber. and Hexagon. Pontefra.ct Meeting— Melagh, Roseburn, Lady Clio, Wise Love, and Puss. DIAMOND JOURNAL. Ormskirk gelding, St. Martin and Alcanzor Pontefract Meeting- Queen's Mantle and North Deighton. DIAMOND SPECIAL. Ormskirk gelding, Alcanzor, Victoria, Whipsnade, and Radium. Pontefrwt Meeting- St. Langton, Father Mac, Queen's Mantle. Puss or Happy End and North Deighton. RACING WORLD SPECIAL. Hexagon, Keystone II., Victoria or Duma, Thrush, Chilternfi Locksmith or Prodigy, and Auber. pontefract Meeting— Meelagh, Fathr Mac, Mrs. Eves filly, Red Mint, and Puss. RACING SPECIALIST. Thrush, Knocknagarm, Victoria, and Guigne. pontefract Meeting- Little Prince, FatherMac, and Mrs. Eves. SPORTING TIMES. Radium. WINNING POST. Hexagon. Thrush, Keystone II., and Word of Honour colt. JOCKEY WEEKLY. Truffle de perigord, Prodigy, Hexagon, Thrush, Duma, Radium, and Auber, pontefra-ct Meeting- St. Langton, Roseburn, Sandy Mac, Wave- line, and Puss. RACEHORSE. Hexagon., Thrush, Duma, Glucose, Prodigy Gold Riach, and Auber. Pontefract Meeting- Airapadani, Roseburn, Lady Olio, and Wise a
DAILY PAPERS. I Sporting Chroniole-Kettledrum Bretby Stakes.—Marsh's Selected. Heath Stakes.—Scaraben. Welter Selling Plate.—Menu. Lowther Stakes.—Keystone II. Prendegast Stakes.—Auber (nap). Ditch Mile Nursery.—Joke. Challenge Stakes.—Thrush; if absent, Roseate Dawn. Pontefract Meeting- Leeds Handicap.-Rare Find. Frysion Nursery.—Scotch Lad, Trial Selling Plate.—Conrad. Autumn Handicap.—Hunt Ball gelding. Yorkshire Welter.—Rose Point. Nostell PlatR.-Happy End. NEWMARKET CORRESPONDENT. Bretby Stakes.—Victoria. Heath Stakes.—Long Glass. Welter Selling.—Kibrit or Glenamoy. Lowther Stakes.—His Majesty. Prendergast Stakos.-Auber. Ditch Mile Nursery.—Word of Honour colt or Kiosque. Challenge Stakes.—Roseate Dawn. MAN ON THE SPOT. Pontefract Meetings- Leeds Handicap.—King Grouse. Fryston Nursery.—Lady Clio. Trial Selling Plate.—Alteration. Autumn Handicap.—Red Mint. Yorkshire Welter.-Roseburn Noetell Plate.—Happy End. TRAVELLING CORRESPONDENT Bretby Stakes.—Duma. Heath Stakes.ara ben. W-elter Selling Plate.—Menu. Lowther Stakes.—Keystone II. (nap). Prendergast Stakes.—Auber. Ditch Mile Nursery.—Locksmith. Challenge Stakes.-Thrush, Sportsman Yigilant Bretby Stakes,-Duma, Heath Stakes.-Baxat. Welter Selling Plate.—Mistle. Lowther Stab-es.-Iord Derby's selected. Prendergast Stakes.—Auber. Ditch Mile Nursery.—Quaver. Challenge Sta-kes.-roseate Dawn; in the absence of Thrush. Pontefract Meeting— Meelagh, Sandy Mac, Lothians Queen, North Deighton, Gorgias, and Happy End. MAN ON THE SPOT. R. Marsh's Selectd. Long Glass, Goldwin, His Majesty, Auber, Knocknagarm, and Rocketter. Pontefra,c.t Meeting- Meelagh. Scotch Lad, Waveline, Conradfi Canticle, and Happy End NEWMARKET CORRESPONDENT. Maybole, Barat, Lord Derby's Representa- tive, Simon Square, Crosshaven gelding, and Roseate Dawn. Sporting Life—Augur Bretby Stake.s,- Yictoriafl Heath Stakes.—Whipsnade. Welter Selling Plate.—Guigne. Lowther Stakes.—His Majesty (nap). Ditch Mile Nursery.—Joke. Challenge Stakes.-Thrush. Pontefract Meeting- Spring Seat, Sandy Mae, Alteration, Wise Love, Father Mac, and Galbraith. MAN ON THE SPOT. Victoria, Long Glass, Hexagon, Roseate Dawn, Lord Derby's elected, Eastern or Tui, and Word of Honour colt. NEWMARKET CORRESPONDENT. Rosate Dawn, Victoria, Barat or Long Glass, Terlinga. or Fairy Footstep, His Maesty, or Glasconbury, and Auber or Simon Square. MORNING LEADER. Bretby Stake,Victoria, (nap). Heath Stakes.—Whipsnade. Welter Selling Plate.—Guigne. Lowther Stakes.—Keystone II. Prendergast Stakes.—Auber. Ditc.h Mile Nursery.—Crosshaven gelding. Challenge Stakes.—Rocketter. BIRMINGHAM POST. Bretby Stakes.—Duma. Heath Stakes.—Long Glass. Welter Selling Plate.—Gilbert Handley. Lowther Stakm.-Malua,. Prendergast Stakes.—St. Martin. Ditch Mile Nursery.—St. Martin. Ditch Mile Nursery.—Harp. Challenge Stakes.-Thru-h. Pontefract Meeting- Leeds Handicap.—PrTme Warden. Fryston Nursery.—Rapid Stream filly. Trial Selling Plate.—Conrad. West Riding Handicap.—Wise Love. Yorkshire Welter Handicap.—Myth. Nostel Plate.-Crest. DAILY MIRROR. Bretby Stakes.—Duma. Heath Stakes.—Whipsnade. Welter Selling Pla-te.-Goldwin. Lowther Stakes.—Keystone II. Prendergast Stakes.-Auber. Ditch Mile Nursery.—Locksmith (nap). Challenge Stakes.—Thrush. DAILY EXPRESS. Bretby Stakes.-Victoria., Heath Stakes.—Lord Derby's Selected. Welter Selling Plate.—Deal. Lowther Stakes.—Glasconbury (nap). Prendergast Stakes.—Simon Square. Ditch Mile ursery.-Terlinga., Challenge Stakes.-Thrush. DAILY MAIL. Bretby Stakes.—Victoria or Duma. Heath Stakes.—Barat. Welter Selling Plate.—Guigne. Lowther Stakes.—Gold Riach. Prendergast Stakes.—Auber. Ditch Mile Nursery.—Knocknagarm (nap). Challenge Stakes.—Rocketter. WESTERN MAIL. Bretby Stakes.—Victoria. Heath Stakes.—Royal Romance. Welter Selling. Terburg. Lowther Stakes.—Keystone II Prendergast Stakes.—Auber. Ditch Mile Nursery.—Knocknagarm. Challenge Stakes.—Roseate Dawn. Pontefract Meeting- Leeds Handicap.—Rare Find. Fryston Nursery.—Scotch Lad. Trial Selling Plate.—Peaceful Lady. West Riding Handicap.—North Deighton. Yorkshire Welter.—Roseburn. Nostell Plate.—Happy End. DAILY GRAPHIC. Marsh's Selected, Long Glass, Goldwin, Achilles, Auber, Knocknagarm, and Thrush. THE STANDARD. Marsh's Selected, Long Glass or Barat, Guigne, His Majesty,, Auber, Locksmith, and Roseate Dawn. DAILY TELEGRAPH. Victoria, Royai Romance, Beeswax, His Majesty, Auber, Crosshaven gelding, and Thrush.
NEWMARKET MEETING. I TO-DAY'S PROGRAMME. ￼ OA—The Renewal of the BRETBY STAKES, 1 •OVJ post stakes of 1M sovs ca?h, tor two year old fillies; 9st each. Bretby Stakes Course (six furlongs). J b His Majesty's Victoria Marsh 9 0 Lord Derby's Wife of Bath ..Hon G Lambton 9 0 Lord Derby's Maybole Hon G Lambton 9 0 Lord LUfomere's Elma Dawson 90 Lord EUI'Smere'8 ;em3phore Dawson 9 C Mr A James's Duma NiaTsh 9 0 Mr W Hall Walker's Belle Vale Robin-n 9 0 ? O-The HEATH STAKES (handicap; of ,i6d. V 10 sovs each, with 200 sovs added; winners extra. Ab. M. (one mile). ￼ 1b Lord Derby's GJueofa .Hon G L?mbton ??? Lord Derby's torious Hon G Lambton 3 8 8 Mr U s Truflle de Pengord. Sherrard 4 8 8 Mr A Baileys American Lad R Day 4 8 7 Major Lustace Lodor's Barat Giinin 6 8 6 Lord Ho?rdde Wdcn', Long GIa? B?tv 5 8 6 T^rri Howard ddS e Maiden s Certosa ..Beattv ? ? 8 6 lr>lfu.kL e of Portland's Scar?n.?w Waueh 4 8 2 Mr James A de BothschUd's Boy? Bomance Pmt t 3 A f) 8ir C]'s Venetian Ron F Lambton 3 7 12 Mr ? ?hon?o?Wh/???de? Scott 5 7 7 Mr A r Gold's Chiltem .a.M?n, jun. 3 7 0 2 30-A WELTER SELLING PLATE of ?? .?? 400 sos, for two year olds and upwards; allowances. Rous Course (five furlongs). y Bt Ib Lord H?mn?n of D?lz?'s James Bobineon V *9 *6 Mr ?' Bobins-on's Gleaamoy Brewer 5 9 2 ^05asS °''?? Handley H Chand]r 6 8 9 5% T, u ?JT??'??" ?"- ?' ??ht..T Waugh ? 69 ? Mr ?? H Mm. T-b??rg Lowe 5 8 9 'I Mr P Xelke's St. Luke Picke?? a ? 9 Lord M&mus Bedford's Kibht Leach 5 8 6 Lord D&hneny's DeaJ D,;486 ?'' ? ? Ha.nm?ma Guigne Sherrard 6 8 6 Mr H J KLng? Craigellachie Leach 466 Lord Rosebery e Alcanzor Blackwell 3 s 6 Mr J A de Rothschild' rratt 4 S 6 Lord Tilliers's Quick March Hallick 3 8 6 Lord Molverton's CyUaros Ma*>h 3 8 6 Mr L Neumann's Goldwin G?oi- 3 c i Sir J Miner's Hexagon !hobson 2 ? e Mr C J Merry s Beeswax Bra:ni^ 276 Lord Westbury'e Moria Pen tor 2 7 6 Mr CWnu? 2 7 2 Lord Derby' San,rino Hon G Lambton 2 7 2 Mr Ernest Dresdene Evlington Archer 2 7 2 Capt Laing** Rou*ay Jennings 2 7 2 Mr .T B Jo-l's Menu Morton 0 6 ij Mr R Sherwood's Tacitan OwiH-r 6 13 ￼ —The LOWTHER STAKES of 20 sovs ?.? each, with d&O sovs added, for three year olds and upwards; winners extra. Last mile and three-quarters of Cesare- witch Course. V6 Bt lb Major E ioder's Pretty Polly Gilpin "51a 2 Mr W M G Singer's Chjliacombe .Taylor 4 913 Mr H Lindemere's St. Double 4 9 7 Mr J A de Rothschild's Beppo Pratt 3 II ? Lord Derby's Keystone II.Hon G Lambton 3 9 4 Lord Derby's His Majesty Hon G Lambton 5 8 13 Air Heinemann's Achillee Day 3 8 7 Mr G Fiber's Malua .F Dity3 6 7 Baron E de Rothechiid's San Miniato Watson 3 8 7 Mr W Hall Walker £ Merry Moment Bobinson 3 8 7 Mr W R Wyndham's Atbi J pawner 3 8 7 Mr W Bajs's Gold Riach TayJor 3 8 4 Lord Derby's Glasconbury Hon G Lambton 3 8 4 Mr P 2i-eakeR Biuttoh Pickering a 7 42 Mr J H Hooldøwodh's Drnmgrange ..Byan 5 7 0 Ui- yi iWKki SUvordate 0v&atiunB.- .5 3 OA—The PRENDERGAST STAKES of 50 •OU "OvE,. with 2&3 ?ovs added, for two year old,; weight for age; winners extra. T.Y.C. (five furlongs 134 yards). ttib Mr Fa 'rie'e Eastern Taylor S 2 air B Waldie Griffith's Simon Square R Sherwood 9 2 Sir E Vincent's Auber R Day 9 2 Lord Durham's KerWedi P Peck E 10 Mr R H Her.nii.g's Terlinga .Ferguwn 510 Mr H I Higham's Kiosque .Gurry S 10 Mr J B Joei's Earieton Loates 6 10 Duke of Portland's Apponyi W Waugh 8 10 Mr W Raphael's Simon .D Waugh 810 Lord Ro?eberv's C'riff? P P?ck SM H.? Majestv's CvnOfUre B Marsh &7 ff1::L.nl#l j 1 Lord Derbv's Vada. Hon G Lambton 8 7 Lord Falmouth's Fn?ga:itv W ugb 8 7 Lord t ?mouTh'p St. Martin W Waugh 8 7 Lord Howard de Walden' Catskiil Beattv 8 7 Mr W R Wyndham's Dripsey R Sadler 8 7 4 Ü-TIW DITCH MILE NTRSERY EAN- 4 U DICAP PLATE of 200 sovs; winners extra. D..1í, (one mile). et Ib Mr W M'Cre«ry's g by Bushev Park or S-uccoth. —Crotuhzven 9 0 Mr En«t Dresden's Simontura Archar 8 l; Lord Hamilton of Dalaell's Knmknz?garm Robinson 8 6 Mr P Kelke's Fairy Footstep .PJCkNing 8 5 Mr E H Henning's Terlinga Ferguson 8 3 Lord Daimeny'e PTodin Darling 8 3 Mr F L uc-comite's f bv Mareo-Sacristine C Waugh 8 2 Mrt K iM'Creery'f; Paso Robles M'Saughton 8 2 Mr r, H Barnato's c bv Pr.ce—Mise G?endvr?, Morton 8 2 Mr F B Savili's Locksmith .Robwn 8 1 Mr V von Mautnei's Formidable Butters 8 0 Mr A Bailey's Quaver .R Day 8 0 Mr F Taylor's Yeoman Gurry 8 C Duke of Devonshire's c by Black Sand-Viord of Honour 7 13 Mr VV Bass's c by Collar—Wafer II Taylor 7 1C Mr Sol Jo?1'6 C,i?lv C Peck 7 8 Mr J Baird Thorneycroft's Camla,rg..R Sherwood 7 7 Mr J W Laniach's f by leinglaes—Ladv Prim- rose .Manoh 7 6 Mr L de Rothschild's Joke .Wat80n 7 6 Mr A W MostyD Owen's OJ .Goldmg 7 5 Lord Derby's g by Persimmon—Ormskirk Hen G Lambton 7 5 Sir Henry Randall's Ju Jitsu jun. 7 4 Mr G P H;m;iey's Spook e Pride. Hfliltck 7 3 Mr E Carlton's Tydides .M!iQef 7 1 Waugh 7 0 Mr G Chaioner's f bv Common—Reverse..Owner 6 13 Mr D E Higham's Kiosque .Gurry 612 Mr A Stedall's Champion Lad Sadler, jun 6 8 4 30-The CHALLENGE STAKES of 200 sovs, for two year olds and up- wards; weight tor age; allowances. Bretby Stakes Course (six furlongs). J Thru,-h vs at lb Capt J Thrush Roùson s l 8 Cap. Greer's Rocketter Darling73 9 3 Mr Lioiiel Robinson's Roseate Dawn Brewer 5 9 5 Mr W Dunne's Earla Mor .ilpm 5 9 0 ￼ J-. ?-y'?, ?'?? Donohue5 611 êat Michael 'I£J, Balavfl Davies 2 6 9 SCR ATCH IK GS. Prendereast Stakes—Frugality, Apponyi, and Kiosque. Hea-th Make*—Certosa. Bretby Stak-Elma and Semaphore. ADDITIONAL AKIUVALS. Guipie, B?,?le Va-?. ''??' K.noct:na?rm? Gilbrt E< £ ~ai KonMDce. ""? Ga.Hion. M?i?n. I'n?n,,u?d, l???ern \\?er n. colt- Quick March £ i<pio>ook ts s Pr!de, guc?ory, and Tcrburg.
I PONTEFRACT MEETING. TO-DAY'S RACING. ORDER OF RrXXjyG. uros H?,d?cp 2.0 Fryston Nureerv S -s Trial ,iat, -'T r W est Riding Handicap ￼ 34 D Yorkshire W?ipr. 'o.? KopteU Plate 'I"; I45 ENTRIES. TRIAL PLATE. M'ERmnf?A?fnition. ￼ Mr W Alderson's Connid.?q « Mr R P 3 9 ? ￼ 5 ? Polehampton's Peaceful Lady ["i: 3 5 £ 9 123 *I ? I! -Mvir r G G Tot! s Lothiar.f Queen 3 813' Mr W Smith's All Saints 3 8 6 (Ewh to be so:d for 50 so's. ) SCRATCHING. Yorkshire Welter Handicap—Lychnobite. ARRIVALS. AKM&tton.BrpwaMoUv&Uv. Cr?? r?Dtirl.' Gorgias, Happy End. Hunt B?;i g,?ld?ng. K?ngGTu-' Loth;MS Quepn. LH tle Prince M-??gh. Morv Shields Merely Mary Ann. Mc?. M.?. North b??? S?if?' of D?monds ?Id??. E?re Find. Ro?bu-n S?a? Scotcn Lad, Scotc-h Dialect, Scotch F]ow?r. and Wje Lon. ?Ye!-?? others fxi??? from :s anh Country sta.Me& this morning.
YESTERDAY'S LONDON BETTING. The victory of Polyroelus at Newmarket caused 1 20C I to :>\)J to 1:>;> accepted about him later for the Cam- bridgeshire. and 5's were taken before the close. Bar one 100 to 8 was offered, and 100 to 6 bar two.
ACCEPTANCES. I GRAND REFTON STEEPLECHASE. LIVERPOOL. I Hackwatch, ApoHmo. Communist, Albuera, Oatlands Royal Tiara, Rathvale. Bushey Park, Hill of Bree, Extravagance, St. Gamp. Hopeicse II, Count Rufus, Barra.bas II., Tyke II., Mahratta, Ma.=ter II., Dear- ¡ siayer. Eremon. Wild Boar. Canter Home, Pierre, Marmaduke, Dustman, and Mare ill.
OFFICIAL STARTING PRICES. 1 NEWMARKET MEETING. j&aiuen 1 wo-vear-oia sia^es O Culleo, 15 to 6 agvt and Allargue, 10 to 1 (dad heat); La Niche, 5 to ag?t. KenneU Plate i5>.—Deai, 3 to 1 agst. Select Stakes (.3.Thru5, 7 to 4 agst. Cesarewitch Stakes (24)-MiJltagon, 6 to 1 agst; Bibiani. 100 to 15 agst Royal Dream. 100 to 7 agst. Second October Nursery UO.i.—Symmachus. E to 1. agst; Palette, 6 to 1 agst; Giennie gelding, 100 to 8 agst. Chevelev Park Stakes M).-Witch Elm, 5 to 4 on; Alt Mark 61! 2 to 1 :t?at. Alu] f¡dfcat; ¡£);.mr Ch??. 7 to 4 agst; Persia us, 10 to 1 agst Charis, 5 to 1 agst.
OFFICIAL SCRATGHINGS I The "Sportsman" hae been officiallv informed by Messrs. Weatherby of the following sFratchingr, Ail engagements in Mr J S Curtis's na.m-ca.rgo, Moya., Nuncia. and Dorado. All eagagt-mmts in Mr H Ledger's name-Autinln Bo5e yearling. All engagements for which Lord Cloamell is ne- ponsibie—Blinde's Gluck. AJi enp?ppnipnts—Bwat co]t. King's Fe=, Mist-ees Mark Province, c ?'????? ?:d?-Bnghtne?, f by I&l\uinevf're, And Durindai. AU engagement? in Mr R Itaphae?'s name—BMtock. Cording1. CimoIC. and Amoreiie. Pieaeant Handicap, Lingfield-Peter Jackson and Ftrfworks. October Nurrery, Lingfield-Pcitsla and Rmeiile Rustic Selling. Lingfie-ld-Lorgnett.e, Fireworks, and Long Glass. Newport Nursery, Wolverhampton D'Or. All engagements this yeax-Stage Pirate, Lowland Lord, Trojan Prince, and Stvilfv All published handicaps.—Sir Bedivere and Shiver. Nottingham, Hooton Park, Monmouth, and New- port engagement;Knightwick.
TOPPING and SPINDLES, FLUSHING, HOLLAND. The Oldest Established and Most Extensive Firm of Turf Commission Agents in the World. CBS ABE WITCH AND r-A BRT-DGLSHIRE. Double and Trpb? ETec«, S.P., and Aceumuialives at '.P. No CommimiDu on Small lnvostmwitd at S.P. "The Continental Sportsman," containing latest msrket movements on above, also "Year Book and Beady Reckoner," sent free on receipt of Foreign Post-card containing name and address. All Letters to be AddrasSed- Postage 2id. TOPPING and SPINDLEB Post-cards Id. FLUSHING, HOLLAND. e2447 The Cardiff Irish Club and Institute Skittle Team are open to Arrange hxtUres with Any Team in the District, home and away. e1711r12
AN INNOCENT ORPHAN." A pugiiifei named liarry Josephs, who had won many triumphs at. the Wonderland Boxing Hall, appeared at Whitechapel County-court, London, in answer to a judgment summons for at the suit of jlr. Harry Jacobs, the proprietor of the boxing hall. The debtor said that he had been out of work for .six months, an-d in answer to a question as to how he lived said: "My mother keeps me, and a friend gives me my little bit of grub. My mother keeps a little shop, but she is a very poor woman, and, your honour, I've lost my father." (Laughter.) Mr, Benjamin (for the plaintiff): Has not the plaintiff offered you a situation at his plaoe "Wonderland" at £ A a week? I am instructed to renew the offer now. Will you take it? The Debtor un a whisper): No; I am not fit to box. Mr. Benjamin: Are you not at the present time making a book in Stoney-lane? His Honour Judge Ba?on: Stoney-lane! Bather an ominous loca?Lty for a book= (Laughter.) The debtor denied, that he was a book- maker. The Plaintiff: He is well known and in great demand as a boxer. He wears very good clothes and a diamond ring. He has to do so for the sake of his business in the streets. He has got himself up specially to come to the court as he is now. The Debtor (in a, loud voioe): Your worship, if you only knew the lies that matn is telling, you—well, you'd know your business. (Laugh- ter.) The Judge: Ah! if hearing lies ta-u^rht me law, I should be the most profound lawyer in this -vvnntry. CLoud la-aghter.) You say you will not work for him. Well, I cannot make you. but telling me you have no father and posing as an innocent orphan does not impose upon me. What offer do you make? The Debtor: Your worship, I will pay as soon as I can. I am out every morning at six o'clock trying to get a. respectable joo, for I ha,ve been knocked about plenty lie a boxer. The Judge: Prize-fisrhtere expect to get knocked about. Now pay 5s. a month.
THE CHIEF RABBI'S COURT. The- Beth Din, or Ohief B.a,bbi's court, in which many questions between Jews are de,cided without troubling the regularly coc- stituted courts, was officially recognised by Judge Ba-con in the Whiteehapel Coun-ty- oourt. At the opening of the court Judge Bacon announced that it had come to his knowledge t-bat a solicitor had summoned Dr. Adler, the Chief Rabbi, to testify ooncertbing a. caea whioh had been decided by him at the Beth Din. Judge Bacon declared that it was alto- gether improper that a, judge e&ouItI be sum- moned at another court to abate the reemoos which ted him to arrive at, a. decision in bis own coart, a-nd th.t he intended that this rule Should apply to the CfcS-etf Rabbi's court. The case referred to was am action, brought against tihe wiaTviens of a synagogue concern- tog a matter of ecolesiasteical discipline.
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MONMOUTHSHIRE POLICE MATTERS. At the quarterly meeting of the Monmouth, shire Standing Joint Commit tee at Newport on Wednesday, Mr. W. Edward6, J.P., pre- siding, the Clerk of the peace reported that, owing to the passing of the Police Act of last session, it would be competent for the committee to bring into operation the increased pay to police officers after 26 years' service which was agreed to twelve months ago, but suspended owing to difficulties pre- sented by the Home Office. The increase deals with 26 and 3P years' service, and aries from 10s. per week additional for superinten- dents to 2s. for constables. It wr.s decided to obtain the Home Office consent to the new scale. The sub-committee on vagrancy reported in favour of common a-ctiou being taken on the lines of the Boyal Commission's report, and that, as a preliminary, the boards of guardians be invited to 'bring pressure to 1 bear on Parliament with the object of establishing labour colonies. I The Chairman mentioned that the chief- constable asked for provisions being m&de for a mounted contingent of twelve police- men—The committee ultimately agreed to order the purchase of twelve kits at JE15 each, to provide for the contingent.
ADVOCATE OF STOCKS. I EXPOSI-NG PRISONERS TO PUBLIC GAZE. I STRANGE SPEECH BY SIR HENRY 31. JACKSON. -1 Al 1 xie meeting 01 wie ii on mouths hire Stend- ing Joint Committee on W ednesday Alderman. S. X. Jones drew attention to the practice prevailing in the various petty-sessional towng of marching prisoners chained together through the streets, and spoke of the brute lis ing eff ect which such an exhibit ion mtwt hasr on chiidretL In a recent instance ai Aber earn e:aSht or nine chained men, followed by a crowd of children, were maroh^ toO the h gh-le%l at Crumiin for conveyance by train, to UEk. One of these prisoners, it appeared, was a first ofFender and could not pay the 4 fine for drinkennesr, whilst others, as Mr. A. Onions pointed out, might be on remand, and their offence not yet proved. Sir Eenry Jackson said ihaz in olden times there was the excellent institution of the stocks for such and thouirht t he object of the stocks ffas that offenders should be seen by the public. W not the age becoming too tender-hearted? If a person had com- mitted an offence he should be seen by the public. The only tIternative was the pro- vision of a prison van. Alderman Bowen, who demurred to a refer- enoe to the committee, asked what kind of van would be required. fcir Henry Jackson: Oh, a motor-van, of course. (Laughter.) Alderman G. Jones, who sold all the dis- tricts were affected by the question, proposed that the matter be referred to a committee, and this was agreed to, the finance com- mittee being selected. Alderman Harris: And I hope evervbodji will attend.
AN UNKNOWN BLKIED IN GOWEK. CORONER'S JURYMEN CAREY THE BODY. The body of the man picked up on Overton Beacb. Cower, has been buried without identification. The coroner's jury, after hold- ing the inquest., themselves carried the body from Overton to Port Eynon Churchyard, where it was buried, the Rev. D. Price, officiating.
HOUSING EXPOSURES AT SWANSEA. At a meeting of the Swansea Corporation Sanitary Committee Mr. R. Dommett made the statement that within half a mile of Colboume-terrace DheTe were 105 houses un- fit for human habitation. The Mayor said the need of cheap houses was tremendous. There was a state of things prevailing in Terr-ace-road and Norfolk-street which, if investigated, would open the eyes of the people. There were 86 many as six- teen or seventeen persons sleeping in the same house. There were nioe-lookmig houses with bay windows there, but they were not a bit of use to working men. Mr. Oolvill said he knew of oases whera cellajis had been converted into bedrooms. A suggestion to inspect dilapidated housott was adopted.
NATIONALITY IN ART. EARL OF PLYMOUTH ENTERS A PROTEST. The Earl of Plymouth on Wednesday nigfct delivered his presidential address, to the Bir- 33aingham JJuakin Society, and urged the importance of nationality in art. It wais true that art spoke no language, and was under- stood by artists whether it came from .Lapao or China or India, but, surely, it was pos- sible to appreciate good art wherever it came from without slavishly copying it. We should cherish our own characteristics and not be led away by the example and modee of expression of other nations into losing our own national feeling. The time when the art of ph-is country had most vitality and gave most enduring interest and ploagam was whin the national characteristics were retained as the basis of new ideas. He entered his protest against those who said there was no good architecture to be found in England. Some people asked us to oopy tlhe architecture and sculpture and writ of Paris. No good could come out of that tea,ohin.g. All w? would succeed in doing: would be to re-produoe a bad copy of Paris and French art and lose all that was strong and virile in our own art cf England.
PUBLISHERS TO FIGHT THE TIIES.') The Publishers' Associa-tion at the Stati<)neT-s -ilali on Wednesday decided that action should be taken dealing with the question of the book trade as affected by the operations of the" Times" book club. The association issued a statement seizing forth facts which, it said, "show of them- selves how disastrous to English literature would be the supremacy in the book l-rade of siH-h persons as have the conduct of the 'Times' book club." The "Times" con- tended that books were dearer to-day thaffi60 years ago, whereas within the last tenyea," th price of novels had come down to ieec than one-fifth of their previous price.
Hannah O'Brien was before the d- stipendiairy (Mr. Mitoer Jones) at Cardiff Polioe-oourt on Wednesday and fined 106. aiDd costs for drunkenness. Court-officer Thomp- son said the offence was comncitted within the precincts of the court, and he reminded his worship that he had reason to compdate of the noise, in the oorridor.
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