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DAMAGES FOR LIBEL AGAINST…

SPAIN'S BOY KING. I

THE QUEEN AND CAPE TOWN CATHEDRAL.

THE VICTORIA CROSS. I

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THE VICTORIA CROSS. I The London Gazette announces that the King has been pleased to signify his intention to confer the decoration of the Victoria Cross on the under- mentioned non-commissioned officer, whose claims have been submitted for his Majesty's approval, for his conspicuous bravery in South Africa, as stated against his name Sergeant W. Firth, 1st Battalion West Riding Regiment.—During the action at Plewman's Farm, near Arundel, Cape Colony, on the 24th February, 1900, Lance Corporal Blackman having been wounded and lying exposed to a hot fire at a range of from four to five hundred yards, Sergeant Firth picked him up and carried him to cover. Later in the day, when the enemy had advanced to within a short distance of the firing line, See. Lieutenant Wilson being dangerously wounded and in a most exposed position, Sergeant Firth carried him over the crest of the ridge, which was being held by the troops, to shelter, and was him- self shot through the nose and eye whilst doing so."

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I THE REVENUE.I

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IACROSS THE BORDER.'I

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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. I

RIOTING IN BELFAST.

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