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THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR.I

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CHESTER AND B.-P.'s POLICE.…

THE ANNEXED COLONIES. I

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I THE WELSH HOSPITAL.

CHESHIRE IMPERIAL IIEOMANHY.

LORi) ROBERTS'S RETURN.___I

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I HUNTING.

SIR W. W. -WYNN'S HOUNDS--I

IANOTHER POISONING CASE. I

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I CHRISTMAS AND OTHElt WEATHER.

FREE CHURCHES. I

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I-TIDE TABLE.

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NESTON. I

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NESTON. I DEATH OF MR. J. BREEZE.—The death took place at Neston on Sunday, after a few days' illness, of Mr. John Breeze, who for several years was a signalman at Park gate Station, but had latturly been in the employment of Mr. A. G. Grenfeii, of Mostyn House. Deceased, who was only 32 years of age, was very popular with his fellow employes and the local public generally, and much sympathy is felt with his young widow, who was also well-known in the neighbourhood, and who is now left with two young children. The funeral took place at Neston Parish Church, on Wednesday after- noon, the Rev. Bowell, curate otNeston, con- ducting the service. The deceased had been employed for about 13 years on the railway, having acted as signalman at Hooton before coming to Parkgate, and Messrs. James Jones (foreman platelayer, Neston), Thomas Peacock (signalman, Heswall), Eli Banner (signalman, Hooton), and Samuel Worrall (signalman, Parkgate) acted as bearers. Among the relatives and others present were Mrs. Breeze (mother), Richard Breeze (brother), Mrs. Humphreys, Mrs. Pugh, Miss Bethell, Mrs. Bethell, and Mrs. Harris (sisters), Mr. Harris (brother-in- law), Mrs. and Miss Beck (Hoylake), Mrs. Jones, Mr. Glenton, Mr. Aldrad, J. Coy, T. Coyle, W. Maddock, junr., Amery, Thomas Woollam, E. Crimes, H. Vicars, W. Gleave, C. West, A. Hill, John Ithell, J. Birch, B. Lawrence, Mrs. Watson, &c. Wreaths were forwarded by Mrs. Breeze (widow), Mrs. Breeze (mother), Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Bethell, Mr. and Mrs. W. Bethell, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Harmood Banner, Miss Ball (Ashfield), Mr. and Mrs. John Birch and family, Sister Emilene, Nurse, Mr. Thomas Woolam, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. James Jones. A special wreath from the railway employes bore the inscription :—" Given by a few of his old fellow- workmen on the West Kirby line." VOLUNTEER PRIZE COMPETITION.— The annual New Year Shcoting Competition in connection with the Neston Company, 1st V.B. Cheshire Rifles, took place in the Drill Hall on Saturday, for prizes presented by the local gentry and tradesmen. The Morris Tube was used, and good scoring was witnessed. The following is a list of the prize winners:—Private J. Lewis, Private Metcalf, sen., Private P. Swift, Colour-Sergeant C. Swift, Private E. Grant, Private John Smith, Private T. Cottrell, Private J. Byrne, Private J. Mealor, Private T. Coventry, Private J. Mousley, Corporal John Jellicoe, Private W. Prosser, Private W. Abel, Private J. Tilley, Corporal Bennet, Private J. Johnson, Private W. Evans, Private O. W. Williams, Corporal T. Jellicoe. Private C. Duffy, Sergeant Pritchard. Corporal J. May, Private E. Jellicoe, Private R. Griffiths, Private S. Bartley, Private E. Kenny, Lance-Corporal Fowler, Private Jos. Smith, Private E. Grundy, Private W. Briscoe, Private W. Hughes, Lance-Corporal Minshull, Lance-Corporal C. Anyon, Sergeant W. M. Coventry, Sergeant Chrimes, Private W. Mealor, Private J. Birch, Private J. Edwards, Private H. Swift, Colour-Sergeant H. Jellicoe, Private T. Matthews, Sergeant J. Bartley, Private J. Coventry. Private E. Flood, Private H. Young, Private J. S. Williams, Lance.-Corpl. J. Fleming. Sergt. F. Birch, Private G. Griffiths, Private J. Bartley, Bugler C. Coventry, Private E. Parry, Private T. Maddox, Private W. weaver, private U. Meters, Jfrivate D. Metcalfe, Corporal M. Flood, Private R. Evans, Private R. Matthews, Private T. Evans, Private J. Anyon, Private F. Anyon, Private J. Campion. The donors of prizes included Mr. William Jones, Wirral Colliery Company, Limited, Messrs. Allsopp, Messrs. Walker and Sons, Birkenhead Brewery Company, Major Grundy, Mr. Charles Hope, l Captain Anderson, Dr. Yeoman, Mr. Delamore, Mr. W. Jackson, Mr. J. G. Lee, Messrs. Yates and Son, Mr. Goodwin, Mr. M. Flood, Mr. J. Kemp, Chester Northgate Brewery Company, Mr. Scruby, Mr. Joseph Johnson, Mr. T. J. Gleave. Mr. Porritt, Messrs. Oakes and Griffiths, Mr. W. A. Gray, Mr. T. W. Jones, Mr. Conway, Mr. T. Tickle, Mr. W. Pritchard, Mr. Gilbert, Mr. Wilde, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. J. Fleming, Mr. Cosgrove. Mr. Joseph Gray, Mrs. Scott, Mr. Nixon, Mr. A. Fleming, the Rev. T. Sladen, Mr. Collis, Mr. Millman, Mrs. Acton. Mrs. Vickers, Mrs. C. Swift, Mr. W. Briscoe, Mr. J. Birch, Mr. J. Byrne, Mr. Jack- son, Mr. Tranter, Mr. T. Swift, Mr. Scarrett, Messrs. Trantoms, Limited, Tom Noddy, Mr. John Johnson, Captain Tyler, Colour-Sergeant 1 Swift, Misses Johnson, Mr. M. Pyke, Mr. H. Williams, Mrs. H. Swift, Mrs. Hancock. Mr. T. Cottrell. Mr. T. Molyneux, Mrs. Cassell, and Mrs. Youds.

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