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CURRENT SPORT.

I TWO GREAT STRIKES.

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VICAR AS LABOURER. I

THE ALLEGED MATRICIDE. I

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THE ALLEGED MATRICIDE. I COMMITTAL. I At Melboum, Cambridgeshire, on Monday, the lad Frank Rodger,3 was charged with the murder of his mother, by shooting her at Meldreth on April 12. He was represented by Mr. F. Low, K.C.; Mr. Williamson prosecuted! on behalf of the Treasury. Winifred Rodlgers, whose previous evidence was read over, stated that there was no quarrel at supper on the night of the tragedy. Her mother was half asleep, under the influence of drink. Her drinking habits seemed to worry her brother Frank a great deal. He was very fond of his mother, and they called him "Mother's boy." He had been very quiet and irritable lately, and complaining of headache. Her mother had never SISl-treatedl her sister Queenie. Dr. Ennion said the deceased woman, to his knowledge, was frequently under the influence of drink. Frank told him on the night of the tragedy that the went and) got a revolver, and went into the breakfast-room. He, felt an impulse to shoot his mother, but refrained1 from doing so, and went out. A voice afterwards dis- tinctly tolidl him to' do it quickly. He did) not remember firing or loading the, revolver. He remembered a muffled report, and then stumbl-ed against the door. For two or three months, he said, he thought his mother was constantly behind him, and) that when he looked over his shoulder he caught glimpses of her, but she immediately disappeared). The doctor further stated) that an uncle of the, boy dlired; in an asylum in Australia. The prisoner's brother .stated! that he went to the British Queen, and saw Frank reading a newspaper. He said to him: "Do you know what you have done?" He replied: "Oh, don't worry me." The witness added that Frank was restless in his sleep, and! would) get out of bed to lock the door in the middle of the night. In January last Frank,savedl his mother from being knocked) under a /train at Royston at great personal risk. The Chairman of the magistrates, after addressing the prisoner in the usual terms, and getting no reply, said: I .suppose you do not wish to say anything? The boy, with a shake of the head, replied, in a low voice: "No, sir." He was then eommittedf for trial at the next Cambridgeshire Assizes.

,QUARANTINED PRISONER. I

ICHASED FOR SIX MONTHS. I

I CORNERING BRITISH POTTERY.

MR. CHAMBERLAIN AND CHINESE…

J THE GENERAL ELECTION.

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MR. WINSTON CHURCHILL'S I…

DEATH OF MR. FRED MACCABE.…

THE WRECKED SUBMARINE.

i MARRIAGE OF LORD INGESTRE.

IFATHER'S DOUBLE MURDER.

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iTHE POPE'S DOCTOR. I

I KILLED BY KURDS.I

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ART AND LITERATURE. -