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! A NONAGENARIAN PEER. j

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A NONAGENARIAN PEER. j Lord Mash am has just reached the advanced agio of ninety-one. He is the oldest of our ennobled) self-made men, and he is as keenly intereatedi in the political and industrial-affairs of to-day iae ever he was. He was left a widower with seven children more than a quarter of a century ago, and' he took his seat in the House of Lorda when not far off eighty. Bord Masliam is, of coume, a. man of many inventions, his only compeer since his ennoble. ment having been th,e late Lord Grimthorpe, who invented innumerable clocks, bells, and XOK2) MA SHAM. I other mechanical devices which never brought feim a penny. Itord Grimthorpe, too, was the first peer of hia line, and, died! a nonogenarian. These two stalwarts had another characteristic in common, they were both vigorous contro- versaliate, who could give hard knocks-and tafce them Born at C-Ulverley Hall, near Brad- ford, in 1815, Mr. Cunliffe Lister, as he formerly was, founded1 the immense manufacturing establishment of Manningham Mills, where he made silk plush for all the world. He became a millionaire, and has devoted many 'hundreds of thousands of pounds to philanthropic pur- poses.

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