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LONDON LETTER.

MR GLADSTONE AND THE LIBERALS…

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I A RACE FOR LIFE.

IYANKEE YARNS.

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FACTS AND FANCIES.

! ATHLETIC NOTES. !___

-KILLED IN THE HUNTING FIELD…

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ATTEMPTED MURDER AT wf INEWPORT.

THE CHANNEL SQUADRON ORDERED…

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THE CHANNEL SQUADRON ORDERED TO PREPARE FOR SEA PORTSMOUTH, Sunday.—Sudden orders have just been received here from the Admiralty for the Portsmouth division of the Channel squadron, viz., H.M.S. Minotaur (flagship), Neptune, and Sultan, to immediately prepare for sea, and in consequence the crews, whose leave did not trans- pire until Tuesday next, have been recalled to join their vessels to-morrow morning. The cause of this and the destination of the fleet, is kept secret. PLYMOUTH, Sunday.—On Saturday afternoon about 3.30, a telegram was received at.Devonport by the Naval Commander-in-Chief Irclering the Plymouth detachment of the Cha"^ Squadr- to be immediately prepared for r<1' -A- Jr/j0 was accordingly signalled to e corn-an rs of the Northumberland, Achil" and Agincourt, the crews of which ve<"lS are nearly all on leave. Telegrams anr JettLers wer« forth™.th despatched to all part 6 1coa^ 'Ti f'1?* structions issued lb veasels should take m their ammunition n Monday morning. The object of the ord s rRCeived has m no w^y leaked out, and \vh1 lfc became known that orders of 'a simi'* nature had been received at Portsmor^' ^iere was considerable specula- tion pt various public institutions to which the 'elegrams were communicated. A large mlber of men have already returned, but in tie event of some of the crews not arriving in time, it is believed that their places will be sup- plied from the complements of the ships now in harbour. _——.———— i

-COLLISION BETWEEN1 TWO ;…

THE HASTY MARRIAGE. AT CARDIFF.

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