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NEWS OF THE WORLD, 1 The Armada treasure seekers at Tobermory on Monday found 9. piece of silver plate, weigh- ing fully two pounds. 0\'cr 100,000 acres of foiest in Algeria have been destroyed by fire, started, it is believed, by native incend aries. The Local Government Board has surcharged London boards of guardians thousands of pounds which have been spent illegal iy. The latest rest cure for society women is •hopping. A camp for "hoppers cfe luxe" has been formed near Maidstone. The large estates which have lately been called upon to pay death duties reveal the fact that there arc n.any British m li'onaiies. King Alfonso XIII., who is an enthusiastic yachtsman, gained the second prize in one of the races at Bilbao with his cutter Queen X. Threo ctlicials of the Philadelphia Real 1<:8- tate Trust Company, wh:ch lecently failed for £ 1,400,000 havo bee narrested oil charges of fraud. James Aimstiong (15), while shopbreaking at Hull, was held fast by a Scotch ooilie. On being released, he jumped through the window and escaped, but was later anrsted Martial law has been declared in the district- of Valparaiso owing to the lawlessness wlrch has followctl tho earthquake. Thousands of people are camping in tho streds of the city. The French bishops continued their conference oil Wednesday, and it is stated that the indica.- tions aro that assocatioiij will 00 formed to rent the churches from the State under tho Common Law of ISOl. th the road between Birmingham and Coven- try on Tar .-day a haro started away in front. of a motor-ear, and kept a.head IInt:[ Coventry was roac-hod, where, desp'to the efforts at cap- ture by many policemen and small boys, it succeeded in making its eseapy. Further details aro forthcoming of the mock coronation ce.r; mony at which the agitator Bane-rjoo was crowned King of India. The Moelomo aro sending a deputation to Lord Minto to counteract tho Hindoo agitation. A special correspondent at. St. Petersburg states that the Russian GovernmenL is about to issue a manifesto announcing its dtto-rminat'on to proceed with reforms, but- to take special measures for tho ropiossion of revolutionary out- rages. The British steamer Goa was wrecked off tho Indian coast, and exciting scenes were wit- nessed, a number of the native passengers rush- ing the lifeboats. Eventually, another steamer ai rived on the spot, and all those all board the Goa. were rescued. A scheme is under consideration for the GPen- ing of a new route into China, by linking np Assam with Szechua.il. The first, section of the railway !ino from Sadiya to Rima has already been explored. Tho line is practicable, and wou!d be profitable, and the Tibetans are said to be chccrfuliy acquiescent. The second sec- tion, from R ma to Ratang, will depend upon I Chinese goodwill. Two tramps suf-p?cted of burglary were being pursued at midnight on Monday in a motor- car by Police-Sergt. Geuti-y, of R-ay.'eigh, E- sex, and Poiice-Oonstablo Swain, when (lie car rail into a high bank at Hock'-ev. The. oar W;!S smashed to pieces. Gentry was severely ill- jured. and Swain is suffering fiom s hock and bnfses. The driver of the car escaped serious injury. Dr. Fenwick, of Accri ngfon, whose reported discovery of a cure for cancer was announced so-me time ago, has been visited by an Ameri- can specialist-, who examined a. con- siderable number of cancer patienis at present undergoing treatment, and also interviewed a number of former sufferers now pronounccd to be cured. It is understood that the investigation ended in Dr. Fenwick being offered a very considerable sum of money for hs antidote, There are in aJI (-)f iiioi)ry for h:s anti(-iote. 'rh(,rc, are in aJi' nearly every pa so with beneficial results. After h's unsuccessful experience in the Manx Law Courts, Captain William Henry Small, master and owner of the ketch Cather- ine, which he has equipped with a view to searching for the spoils of pirates buried on an island in the Caribbean Sea, sailed away I quietly from Douglas in darkness on Tuosday morning. The ketch had been arrested in con- nection with legal proceedings entered aerainst O.ptain Small, but. the person at whoso instancc- the arrest was made did not object to the VC- sel's departure. After provisioning in Ireland, the Catherine will start across the Atlantic. Father Peltier, a French Oitholie priest, cele- brated the first Mass in Esperanto on Sunday. He recalled the message of the Pope, read to tho Geneva Congress recommending the new lan- guage. While this Mass was being held a con- gregat ion of fiom 250 to ZOO persons, almost ex- clusively E operant ists, attended a Prole slant service in the new language. Pastor Cetinea- berger, living near Bale, in German Switzer- land. pres dent of the Geneva Congress of la-st week, read the prayers and tho Bible lesson in Espcianto. The Rev. J. C. Rust, of Soham, near Cambridge, then preached a sermon, in which lie shewed how the new language might help to spread the knowledgo of religion in the world.

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