Echo London Middlesex, July 30, 1896

Echo London Middlesex

July 30, 1896

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Echo (Newspaper) - July 30, 1896, London, Middlesex EXTRA SPECiAL WEIGHTS SE COAL Protectsfrom tnieantiseiities tih Medical A Luzury for IIIK Invaluable forTni all Tar SOAP JUST FEAR and Soll MEDICAL JULi OJNE CADBURYS COCOA ABSOLUTELY THEREFORE Refreshing and invigorating to trie jaded mind and Delicious to the absolutely and free from ani Tiierraometncai THK ECHO JULY HIGH VYATFU o MON B JODAY Morninc N rises ens B R I 15 G K QOUTH EASTERN AUGUST BANK CHEAP DAY 2 BANK RUSSIA HOLIDAY WILSON LINK Slee ever IlliiiSll r HI1 i IUiN every HI GOllllNBl every indue iii Sj erial 11 IMSlV f in LllUXlH ery U and CHKIStlAN every rruiay in rinding Srxvial lUliiay HtLL o every lil11 Monday Friday liKlMSlY to cverv 1 Hull Gtilntiv and Took and Son j and Sons jirit and Bott and Co Latt Lou via DOVER I 1 bv tlie sttnmcrs Ihe best route itrei from an Mail three times DE Exprc German LONDON to flKi in 20 hours itnrough carriages trora Oatem U CIKClLAH IOUKS liiustrat UiKAP EXCURSIONS for THUEE JXVhK to BKKNK or LUCKUNL and Dorrrto the Kline iBingeii and AlGUSI BANK Tickets ivniae eiphl issiei nm 3ist July toon at single Dover to Ostenu aud Brus cheap tickets from t liKAF SEA DOVER to OSTEND also cheap Weekend Tickets London to and Dover to time and for tickets 4MV Belgian Mail Packet Gracechurch Westtnd Shaftes BOULOGNE From 2nd to 16th HORSE and CIXLK 1 NT K N A T i O N A L II K G A 1T lICilON BATTLE OF BOOK BV LA NEW PALACE STEAMERS I i TW FKOGUAMMK FHOM JULY DAILY SAILINGS IO MAKCilEHIlE from lilbury to BOU LOUXt ANU BACK dav and Nxcial Iraiu from Feucnurch Irom Tilburv to MAR frVlB and every WEDNES SUN Trains from Fenchurca TUES SATURDAY to MONDAY at Siloon on Boat and Goyu Hotel KOYAL SOVEREIGN from Old Swan Pier riailv Tuesdays to MARGATE KAilSUATE AND special train from Fcnchurch Street trom Ld Swan Pier excepttd to SOUTHEND AND CUCION AND Special train from Fenchurch Street MAKGATE iAS 5tGEltS can po trorn the Old Pier at bv the KOHINOOU to changing tr LA on BANK HOLIDAY SALOON FARES no Trains for the Koyal Sovereign tor Tickets and full quotations for of 15 and apply to HENRY UAZE and SONS i the Companys General and all or to New Palace steamers King William B ELLE CLACTON and tOLTHEND from WHARF at and usual return cc from Clacton at and IPSWICH bv steamer as changing at THROUGH ru by train iruui Victoria Pauls and 170 lv train fnm Fenchuroh SUKE and GBAVES END Kverv and at calling at fiootliTOd on tPKCIAL TERMStor EXCURSION at Office of Boile STEAMBOATS V DAILY HAMPTON and KICH from OLD SWAN by the popular Saloon Steamer CARDINAL calling at all intermediate Ptramrrs from OLD SWAN PIER to trora KEW GARDENS at all intermediate GREAT EASTERN AUGUSl BANK ACCELE IMJIiOVEJJ SlMMLK of TRAINS is running to C Fidix and Friday to Tuesday Cheap are isucu by ail Trains from Suburban Stations Xrw Cross and at same faics as irom These Cheap Tickets are also rom Midland and Kentisli I to and i Aupuet additional fast trains in Street to Yarmouth CILAIJ DAY 111 IPS to the Daily ienchurcli Bethnal mill Stations on the Eatt Tottn iiiid North London i in Bank Holiday through fait trains will Stieet ai comnieneing irom Fenehurch Street at and riuj tn Sonthend at Excursion Fares t from ind and Harwich and LIM Strre on at and V ail nj ar and Bank Hoii frnm street at and Knih on Hunk August n t and Pancras and RYE Daily rrpjil and on only and Kntish Ton On Bank Spteial run as Irom Daily from Liverpool Fenchurch Deptiord Service oj Nrwfn and 1 Street and A SOUTHEND Cannon London le and Cross to WAI R VMMiiri llYTHK SAMNJAI i IVvi RocnrvrLK CHATHAM i H 0 J 0 U it 0 Any train Iff turn Fares i Class 7 7 t lj V 0 0 o 0 92 Any train i 8 0 4 10 0 i 9 10 Not call at New Cross SPECIAL TRAINS for on Bank SPECIAL The CHEAP FRIDAY or SATURDAY to MONDAY TICKETS to the SEA issued on oist and Augiiit 1st and also the CUKAP SUNDAY to MONDAY TICKETS to TUNBRIDGE LEONAKDS and if issued on August will he available to Return up to August TICKKTS to LEONARDS and available to Kctvrn on tlie or 17th be issued on Axisust and every Saturday until the end of leaving Charing Cross at and calling at Cinnon London and New Keturn 3rd Cheap Tickets will be issued from Country Sta tions to the Seaside and other COUTHEND ON O SHORTEST AND QUICKEST Jjcnits i in and Southend FKNCHUKCH STREET and PANCRAS FAST THROUGH F r u Deiarture see AUGUST BANK SOUTH Ou SATURDAY and August ir OKUINAIJY JIJAINS nil STREET at 3 and PANCRAS by FAST THlioLGH ami AUGUST 2nd and VOUTHENDONSEA and all the Tilbury and Southrnd f fcfeeial and Ordinary Train irom and Liverpool alo nom Stations on tniNorth Iini1 CHALK FARM and AUGUST gOrjTHEjVDONSEA and FiS OrdinaryTrains will liavn FEN at j and and at and S BANK OUTHENDONSEA and nili FENCHURCH STREET dtfin or orrc n a v at From Speiinl ini From and lur Tenets JiUif S OTJ T H E N D O N S E SojiV0 to U uesday Return Tickets a the above MONDAY Cheap Tickets from u Eurdclt to 1 janiiii 1J and liacx P from Stations on Hi K SPECIAL CHEAP Cross calling at Cannon London and New August vord Kcturnine at on Bank Cross and Camion Street from Charing Cross only and on August Charing Cioss and Cannon July 30th to August 1st 3rd and 1y Train Tickets available for 14 Cross and Cannon Street and 2nd July ilst to August Tickets for Cross and Cannon Street Bank 1st 3rd same day at and or on following Cross and Cannon tireet ir 1st i2nd fird and by Train July 31st to August Tickets available for Charing Cross and Cannon Street 1st and 2nd only and 2nd 3rd July 31st to August Tickets available for 8 TICKETS to BOULOGNE or CALAIS available for certain periols will be ssued on July olst and August 1st and The Services between London and the Continent will be run as For full pnrticulars of the Return Times of Eieur Alterations in Train see Bills and Holiday PASSENGERS INTENDING TO TRAVEL I3Y THIS LINE TO TUNBRIDGE SEASIDE will find the new facilities for COLLECTION and DELIVERY of LUJGAGE IN ADVANCE ECONO MICAL ami For full apply to Cannon Street ALFRED Manager Passenger Depart GREAT WESTERN RIVERSIDE IM PROVED SERVICE EXCURSION TICKETS are SSUED DAILY by certain trains from PADDING Addisoa to STAINES Windsor Maiden and Burnham Beeches Bourne Great and Henley and Goring Cholsty and on WEEKDAYS ONLY to WALXING FORD For full particulars see General i REAT NORTHERN VJT THE DIRECT ROUTE TO EAST COAST WATERING ACCELERATED TKA1N From LONDON KINGS W Cvj CVJ O it N i1 2S I x 5 i J 3 M 35 o a 3 a t Thruu earriuges to tiheringbam and Cromer A Viili run from July llth to September B Nul to Fjley and Urij3iiitoa un isaturday C Arrives CHKAP EXCLUSIONS o Tiobin Seatan Tvne nl IJoiitihis Iac of eich irom CnM for 15 and 17 piiiies ami nnd iiinitry liMa e fin application at GriM Xnrtliern stations arrl pfliecs or to tu of the Kings Cross HEXUY General TSLE OF Holiday JL Send canl for Lodging house I tie 01 or Ludgate T CONTRACTS FOR ENVELOPES W AND The Controller of Her Majestys Stationery Office pnqiarid to receive sparate TENDERS for pro anl UOOKand NEWS PAPhlt lor tiie Public Service iu in thr 1st bamjjles oi tlKarticki with particular oE anil diiriptivc may be or Tender at the Mationerv litwcen hours Ten and and Tenders must be delivered before 12 oclock noon on tlie 14rii Stationery 29th ROYAL ACADEMY OF LAST The EXHIBITION viill CLOSE on the EVENING of August HE PERFECTION SYSTEM OF ReiiittviLd and Is the only method an iiuonie is regularh and surely made without of Capital secures a Profit of to Capiuii tccures a Weekly Piotit of to an 1 pro the rules being founded upon caution and prevention of loss that success is is the approach to Tiiere iiave boon no Ecfrpnces kindly penniiKd to ciieius in all Trial of or may be Profits aid every CaritalVithdrawable at ten s 1ai Ii ulars will be sent Free of Cliarge on receipt of send at czice to HUNGERFORD7AND JLJ WiLLiAMrj OFFER tn INYIiSTORS DESIR ING LARGE with a Minimum of their oi which paid Clients nearly S per per month during and over o prr ptr month bo farin THERE HAVE BEEN NO Cheques for Profits mailed promptly 1st of each Cheques lor WitudrawuU oi Capital mailed 2nd and Ibth oi each Their NEW with New Hints to Free on and WILLIAMS LONDON PLACE DE LA H E E A R T S OF O A K BUILDING CHEAPEST TO INTEREST ON ADVANCES Rejayable Monthly or REDUCED TO 4j PER Z ALLOWED ON INVESTMENT SHARES Interest 4 RICHARD UPTURE SPECIALLY Treated bv H SPECIALIST without hook sent AUSTIN Hiiih 1 The LIST of APPLICATIONS will CLOSE on or before T LIGHTERAGE COMPANY Incorporated under the Companies 1862 to Divided into and Ordi nary PRESENT IS3UE Seven per Cumulative Pre tei enro Shares of COO Ordinary Shares of No Ordinary Shaiei are offered for the Vendors taUins and the balance bsins reserved for the purchase of some the negotiations for which are not yet The Seven per Cumulative Preference Shares am now offered 1or There are offered lor ubpcripHon Five per First Mortgage Debentures in lionds of Payable follows Preference Shares on Ap on and ou August Debentures 5 per on Applica 20 prr ou and the including on August The Debentures are offered ut per De benture and are repayable on December with jioner to the company to redeem them nt any time after liWl at upon giving six months Interest will be payable on June 30 and December 31 in each and the Deben tures are a tirst charge ou life entire property nnd assets of tlie The now offered form part of a scries of The balance will only 1e issued in the of the com pany building or purchasing additional lighters or lighterage and then only iu the propor tion of onethird of any such WILLIAM Chairman of and Liverpool William and Lighter Liverpool and Herbert and Lighter Liverpool Managing William and Colliery Proprietors and Lighter Fen Philip Philip S peak man and LIV ERPOOL LfGHTERAGrE COMPANY North and South Wales Bank and Branches and their London Agents The London and Westminster Bunk and ArniTOKs and North London and and Stock Liverpool Hornby and Queen Insurancebuildings and Stock Henry William Bloor and SonI Lighter OFFUE ABRIDGED This company is lormed for tbe purpose of unit ing the principal lighterage businesses of Liverpool and other Ports of the with the of effecting considerable saving in the management of the riats or lighters am in toe distribution of the and to enable the lichterage of the Port to be conducted in a more expeditious so as to better meet the requirements of the shipping The company will include tho following well known and v ellestablished lighterage Established about 25 is 10 and Barnes Bloor and Sou Harrington and Co Henry Flower and Darlington Harrison and Sons John Goree Piazzas and Mack William Bros Robinson and Sons Philip Speakinan Thompson 20 10 iO 15 25 cO 30 20 20 COMPANY Contracts have already been entered into for the purchase of 1S5 nnd including six steam and the company is in negotia tion forthe purchase of a further which will bring the total up to about The company will also acquire the oldestablished ship and lighter repairing together with all plant machinery at Garston which has been successfully carried on by William Newal for over 50 The company will effect a very great saving by having their own building and repairing and as William Newall will undertake the special supervision of this depart the company will have the benefit of his valuable The following are some of the advantages to derived from the amalgamation 1 A considerable saving will be effected a In the distribution of the cargoes In haying only one Liverpool office in place of about twelve c In the wholesale purchase of stores d In the company having their own building and repairing 2 Hitherto it has been in most for lighters to go empty from one port to another to get The company having a large carry ing business will generally have lighters in evefy ioading and will thereby be enabled toarrange the cargoes so as to avoid Very considerable saving will thus be effected in wear and tear of and greater facilities will be afforded to the companys customers for the expeditious despatch of a matter of great importance to ship T IVERPOOL LIGHTERAGE COMPANY Mack and Mack who are among the largest owners of lighters in the former having been engaged in the lighterage trade for over 26 have entered into an Agreement to act as Managing Directors of the As will be seen from the following tbe lighters taken over by the company have been valued by Thomas Master Ship of at without including the value of the goodwill of anv of July I have valued the 185 lighters and barges to be ac quired by the without allowing anv thing for I estimate their value to be The consideration payable to the for the purchase of the various Lighters and including has been faed by him payable as to in in rash or Preference and in Ordinary Shan Out of this sum the Vendor will pay all expenses connected with the formation of the including fees and stamp duties pay able on but not the charges of the com panys Full Prospectuses and Forms of Application may be obtained from the and at the offices of the SALES BY Hoods Yorkshire the new seaside watering midwav between Scarborough and Peak Railway Station is on the Plots of Freehold Building free of tithe and admir ably hituated above sea between fea and Bracing magnificent tea splendid The mansion of Raven Hall to be shortly opened as a tirst class WHEATLEY is instructed by the Peak Estate Limited to offer for SALE by on the on 3 about 70 FREE HOLD BUILDING of various suit able for tbe erection of Marine Villas for Lodging for which there is a great demand on this favourite and fashionable Special arrange ments for intending London Return rail way available ivy the 10 or any later train from Kingscross on returning on 7th bed provided inclusive charge maybe obtained from the Clements Inn WH3BATLEY winoffer for SALE by AUCTION PLOTS of FREE HOLD BUILDINU LAND ou the lollowii AUGUST TANKERTONONSEA near new wateringplace beautifully situate on the open Only li hour from About i0 Return tickets AUGUST Surrey within a mile of Woking and 35 minutes of Estate is surrounded by beautiful pine woods and heather covered shootin and About AUGUST South between Torquay and Ply among the seaside watering places of England for the loveliest scenery and winter SOUTHAMPTON ingly situate on the Banks of above the About 70 Lunch provided for above Free convey Payments of purchase money by instalments if and conditions of the next door to Law LEIGH ON FREEHOLD SEASIDE Healthiest town by tne Good ami Water Tithe and Land Tax There and Fenuhureh Special Train from Fenehiirehst Apply tor Plans and Land Cheanside TONIC A wineglassful of BYRRH before meals promotes the and at any time will be found a most invigorating and strengthgiving BYRRHisnot therefore can be freely taken by and convalescents re quiring a genuine and pouertul Of all Wine If acy difficulty be experienced in write to tole VIOLET Dozen Litre Laree Sample Bottle sent on receipt of THE LABRADOR Keyless Lever WATCH KEEPS EnTACT KEEPS EXACT THE LABRADOR Keyless Lever WATCH In Nickel from In Stout Silver from ALSO IN AND GOLD FILLED CASES THE LABRADOR Keyless Lever WATCH OP ALL OF If any diffieulty in write to Wholesali HATTON LONDON For Address of nearest TMPORTANT NOTICE AND L TOHN BRINSMEAD and SONS 9j of and Urinsinead tnisinebs Mils established iu the rtign of Kin William the tokniunulacturci of the celebrated Urinemeatl herob GIVE NOTICE tbat they have XO INTENTION o CONVERTING their BUSINESS into a LIMITED LIABILITY and that they are io no way connected with or inteiested in the business o Thomas Edward Brinsmead and Sons Limited has been recently started 03certain work men who were foimcrly ill tbeir and in which business the public are now invited to take This aimonncement is rendered necessary in con sequence of the confusion which has and ivil necessarily be caused through the similarity o the new companys name to that of John Bfins mead and and also iu consequence of a num ber of statements in the Prospectus which are calculated to mislead the public as to the counectioi of the new company of Thomas Edward and Sons with John Brinsmcad and The facts are that Thomas Edward Brinsmcad and his Sons were employed is ordinary mechanic until when they commenced busine on their own account in such a manner that Briiismead and Sons were compelled to commence an action against them to restrain them from so trading as to mislead the public into coinusing thei pianos and business with those of John Britis mead and in which action a perpetual injuuc tion was granted so recentlv as JOHN BKINSMEADand SONS hereby GIVE NOTICE that they will INSTITUTE IMMEDIATB LEGAL PROCEEDINGS against any PERSON 01 PUItSONS who may SELL or PASS OFF 01 ATTEMPT to SELL or PASS OFF any PIANO NOT OF THEIK MANUFACTURE AS BEING A GENUINE and the will KEWARD any person who shall give them in formation of any such fraudulent JOHN BKINSMEAD and Sole Manufacturers of the Brinsmead Established in the Jieign of King William the IMPORTANT NOTICE AND THOMAS EDWARD BKINS MEAD andSONS Pianoforte Minirfa of the Pianoforte Ferdinandetreet and Bartholomew Kentish HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that they have no connection with any other firm carrying on busi ness under the or designation of The firm of Thomas Edward Brinsmead and recently converted into a limited liability was founded by Edward Thomas anc his two Edward George Stanley Brins mead and Sydney Walter This announcement is rendered necessary in con sequence of the insertion of a number of advertise ments by another nrni of pianoforte carrying on business in a similar THOMAS EDWARD BRINSMEAD and SON5 Limited HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that they wii institute immediate legal proceedings against anj person or persons who may sell or or attempt to sell or any Piano not of their manufacture as being manufactured by and they will reward any person who shall give them information of any such THOMSON and 1 2 and jSoIicitors for Thomas Edward Brinsmead and Sons BLOOM Tailors and BLOOM 314 AXD HIGH BLOOM At Greatly Reuucet BLOOM From July 13th BLOOM Lists free on 500 SECONDHAND TIRE AND BURGLAli PROOF by Man and and every eminent maker perfect anc equal to at about Lists GRIFFITHS and E Telephone A TRUE WUTRIMEWTAL GIVES AJTO IT IS THE BEST REMEDY FOR ALL NERVE PAINS AND NERVOUS ITS ENERGISING POWERS ABE IT BUILDS UP AND STIMULATES THE WHOLE NERVOUS And CUBES From all or Bottlespost ASHTON AND FAREINGDON DO NOT UN TIMELY DIE SORE THROATS CURED WITH ONE DOSE FEOTINGS FEYER CUREE LOWEL COMPLAINTS Cured ith One Dose TYPHUSor LOWFEVERCnrcdwithTwo Doses DIPHTHERIA Cured with iuree SCARLET FEVER Cured with Four CHOLERA Cured with Five INFLUENZA Cured with Six Sold in with full by all Read FENNINGS EVERY LODYS Sent post free for 13 Direct West EAILWAY TO TOE EDITOR OF THE it not time that the Board of or should compel railway com panies to make their platforms and the foot their railway carriages on a and so as to avoid the intermediate death trap Your issue of yesterday records two fatal In one instance of fell between tbe platform and the and was shockingly and a few paragraphs lower down we read of of when she attempted to get into the carriage at Aluersgate street she fell between the train and and was crushed to death before the eyes of her two Surely the engineering skill which can construct a Forth Bridge can prevent these lamentable and surely Parliament should insist upon some precautionary measures being otherwise this railway mangliuf will doubtless continue to add to the largl number of victims crushed out of There should not be room for a childs much less a human between tbe platform and the railway THOMAS BOWDEN Julj Echo Portrait A SOUTH AFRICAN This must bo Cecil tho reader may fancy who condescends to glance at the this J3ut iihodes has long since received his dis tinctive lie is the Napoleon on and Ins worshippers profess to have discovered a resemblance between the face of the Napoleon of Uhodesia and the Napoleon of The man whom I have compared in an offhand way to Dalhousie is about as unlike the Rliod sian Napoleon as any man can who until the beginning of this month was plain Commissioner oi represents the best side of civilisation in the Black as Iihodes represents the The sphere of his is small indeed in contrast with that of tlie Indian GovernorGeneral of halt a century Hut the work he has done there shows what lie could have done had the Fates given him a wider Like Sir Johnston is physically a small Like he can do the work of several They are alike in their mental power and ver and in their ambition for putting order in the place of industry in the place of armed idle and humanity in the place of Eut at this point we must make a The Indian rulers methods as a conqueror were condemned by many of the ablest and most highminded of liis the eventhelndianFialhousie was prouder of liis work as a civilian than as a military conqueror his most abiding achievement is the splendid railway system of the outlines of which lie and which his after lifty arc stiil engaged in lilling Now for the fighting part of Sir Johnstons His lights have been not for profitmongers as in certain territories adjoining but againsc the enemies of tho human liis opponents have not natives of the lund who objected to being but the slave raiding Arab who from immemorial time had made the lives of those same natives a Less than a year has passed since Sir Johnstons capture of the most atrocious of South African slave the dreaded For a great many until Sir caught Mlozi had been the terror of all the regions north and east of Lake Mlozi had his fleet of slave hunters on Lake as other slavers had their dhows and still have on the Red The track of Mlozis hunting expeditions on land was marked by burnt villages andheaps of human He long defied the British Commissioner of as Zebehr and his fellow hunters defied Gordon and Gordons the in the At last Gordon caught Saleitnan and hanged At John ston caught and hanged The capture of Mlozis stronghold by John ston last year was the most brilliant and beneficent deed done in South Africa for many a Mlozis or was exactly like hundreds of fortified called and scattered all over the continent from the Sahara to Lake These places are fortified slave to which the taken in the raids are and from which they are conducted to the Mozambique or the Ued or to 3Iorocco and Mlozi and his subordinate chiefs fought If Mlozi had negotiated with Johnston when the attack took laid down his and given proper security for abandonment of his villainous his life would have been But after a sham designed to catch the British Commissioner the slaver renewed the Johnstons baud had to cut their way through the stronghold inch by Some six hundred wretched slaves were found in the They had been captured in the far their homes and those of their relatives who were too old or too weakly to be carried away had been All these unfortunates of released on the spot by the British But a mere release would not have done them much They were in a strange land and they had no worldly The British Com missioner provided them with the means of earning their own and of and happy With Sir the destruc tion of the slave raiders strongholds is merelv a means to an and that end is the reclamation of the blacks and the de velopment of the country by agriculture and other The territory which Sir Johnston administers is sbout as large as Great its is con nected with the Indian Ocean by the Zambesi and will one day be a town of great This Nyassa or the British Central African Protec as it is officially is one of the most fertile and beautiful countries on the African It was Livingstose who first saw and made its beauty and resources known to the The territorv administered by Johnston can produce illimitable quantities of and other vegetal articles of It possesses great resources as a grazing Its above the level of the is That of the lower regions will improve as cultivation though it un true that the white pioneers in the work will and must suffer severely from the malarial At present the Europeans in this new country num ber only a few The military forcu consists only of two or three hundred British Indian if not But they are strong enough for securing the peace in a country as large as England and Scotland put Such fighting as they have done has notbeen against native races defending their ancestral but against the slave who have been jarrying these races during untold Sir Johnston as the saying born for his He would have jeen out of place in the moneymougering civilisation of Ie as I have a manvsided a lirstrate a leader of a foe i humanitarian by and an ardent He s I in his British Pro But in his earlier years he ex lored the Congo and the mountains n the interior of British East Sir Johnston is one of the very few who have attempted to reach he top of which next to Mount the highest known moun ain in His abilities as a writer are wellknown to everyone who has paid ny serious attention to oouth African Nyassaland has been a British rotectorate only since but John tons work in the country begun some vears He knows moro about SouthEastern Africa than any English nan of his But for the Tohnston would have stamped out lave raiding and the slave trade through ut the entire country eastwards to the Indian But between Nyassaland and the sea the Portuguese territories in and in the slavehunters who have been driven out of the Protec torate have found DISINTERESTED ECHO There is a general belief that alcoholic liquors tend to give greater bodily but I do not believe that there is a greater super stition than to suppose that these liquors can give men a greater capacity for bodily or mental and in this I am supported by the medical EIGHT Now Jameson and several of his brothers in arms are to we may expect that efforts will be made to get a pardon for or to curtail the period of their Today a under the heading i Jame sons appears in a morning paper in his The writer says that when he came to this said to When I started it was with the feeling that if a single shot was fired I should have A very good reason why he should not have stacrted at to whose criticism of the Chartered Company we referred yester went out to South Africa early in the year to make his investigations on the He travelled through the the and Orange Free and gathered his evidence from all classes of the and English One of the conclusions he arrived at was that a coalition of certain Great Powers against England was at that time brought nearer to actuality by the raid than by any thing that has happened in the nineteenth The French and Germans in the Transvaal are now hand in President Krugers flattering mention of these French settlers a few days since was very A good deal of interest was taken this year in the historic Lungar procession in The an annual review of all the troops in the Hyderabad is a timehonoured custom in the ancient native This year a more than usual number ot European and foreign visitors went to the Nizam s capital to see the From all accounts there was a display of and many of the Euro pean officers present were greatly sur prised at the high state of efficiency to which the Nizams officers have brought his Highnesss All the British military and from Secunderabad visited Hyderabad on the and many distinguished Parsees from Bombav went all being the guests of the Nawab Sir Is the nightingale Scotch as well as English One of the most popular of Scotch naturalists says it is His belief is that the nightingale in Scotland is a temporary absentee from England and also that the English bird is preemi nently a Surrey is the nightingales favourite and the nightingale region in England extends from the Isle of Wight to northern Of course the bird is heard elsewhere as well bul the foregoing is his Sir John Sin clair lately attempted to naturalise Surrey nightingales at John o Young were but as soon as they coulc fly away they went with the oldsters it is believi d Groats was too and there was no place like Lyman who is now the pastor of Plymouth Church in succeeded the late Henry Ward Beecherin that important He is one of the most eloquent and untiring advocates in America of the international peace preached in The He declares that the Ame rican clergy of all and American professors and teachers in the colleges and schools are doing far more in this cause than the whole of the Ame rican Press put If Abbott is the English Bishops might for once in a a Christian hint from the Yankee To those like the present think of Burns as a kind of inspired an illiterate and untutored gfnius who bears us unresisting and de lighted along the stream of his unsophisti cated A quotation from a letter the poet wrote to Moore in 1787 should administer a befitting Moore said of one of Burnss songs that no kind of poetry de mands more delicacy or higher and the poet himself says in this The collection of songs was my iade I pored over driving my cart or walking to song by verse by verse carefully noting the or sublime from affectation or I am convinced that I owe to this practice much of my such as it And this was in Burnss early before he had ever ventured to write for At one time it was confidently expected by many members of his old congregation that when his health improved the Stopf ord Brooke would renew his ministerial These hopes are doomed to dis despite the liberal financial support promised by a special Stopford Brooke is now at deriving great benefit from the and on his return to England in the autumn may possibly preach intermit tently in London and some of the larger provincial A volume of addresses by The Old Testament and Modern Life most of them delivered in Bedford will be published in They deal with the applicability of Old Testament charac ters and incidents to our own and have been and in some cases largely by the Greek and Latin have been expunged from the curriculum of the higher schools in This is an important as it means the abolition of classical studies in the scheme of national and the Norwegians have long been among the most advanced nations from the educa tional They are a practical a nation of educated without an and with an in tense dislike of the aristocratic institutions of their Swedish In throwing the Classics overboard they have not certainly acted in a spirit of hostility to but with the conviction that they were getting rid of an obstacle to and it would be interesting to have an ex position of the reason which led to the The Greek and Latin Classics still hold a great place in the educational systems of though they are no longer regarded as the all in andtheirpre errjinence as an instrument of mental train ing is Norway is the first to declare that it is possible for higher education to do without although everywhere their place in secondary education is fast slipping The London Correspondent of one of the American literary papers has been dis cussing what he styles the physical diminutiveness of many of our chief authors and William Lucy and Sir AValter Besant he considers are all little But surely Sir though he may be slightly below medium height can scarcely be called a little man when he i turns the scales at fifteen there are Conan Doyle and leaders of The New both over six feet while Cutcliffe Hine and Bloundelle Burton are near six feet three Quite a variety of well known AVilliam the and Oswald Morley the muchtravelled novelist now in most ex cellent and Sydney the are all tall enough for police men or flBWS IN A Prince TArenberg it is he elected chairman of the Suez Canal The Bible Reading Association of the Free Church of Scotland has now a membership numbering The Duchess of York and the Duke and Duchess of Teck will leave England tiexi Tues day for The body of a welldressed apparently about 35 years of has been discovered by the police ou Prince Henry of Prussia has engaged a young Alsatian the Karl as tutor to his only Prince iSTot since the last influenza epidemic until last week has the RegistrarGeneral reported a rate of mortality in London so high as 25 per It is probable that a Saturday sitting of the House ot Commons will Le held this week for the purpose of advancing a number of minoi Bills a The under the advice of the Foreiga has granted to bo spent upon the British exhibits at the Brussels Exposition to be opened nest Sir Henry Irving has intimated to the Execu tive Committee of the Siddons Memorial Fund that he will unveil the statue at Paddingtou green early in The members of the Hampstead Vestry have presented a piece of plate worth about to their in cele bration of his 25 years The Cure of ilolene has received an offer from two English professors to teach him and an English captain has expressed a desire co take him for aten days yachting Earl Cadogan has been confined to his room at Chelsea House for the last two with an attack of Though not allowed to leave his apartment his Excellency was The passenger tax of per head on tra vellers between Dover and the Continent realised in the last linancial year according to the annual report of the Dover Harbour Board submitted heat prevailed in Vienna In the eariy morning the thermometer stood at and it rose persistently until it reached 104at three Numerous cases of sunstroke iu the streets were two of them A gang of 17 who made a trade of plundering milk carts in the streets of while their owners were in their customers were convicted and sen tenced from two to five years Albert fish was yesterday given sis months hard labour at Marlborough for stealing a worth from the person of Edward while he was watching the Royal wedding procession in The and Lincolnshire Railway Company have decided to plant with trees ail vacant slips of land which are the pro perty of the and which lie the cnttiugs of the London extension and the public The committee of the Paddingtongreen Childrens Hospital have received from in memory of his to defray the cost of furnishing and decorating with picture tiles a ward which is now being added to the Count Roman a Russian gentleman wellknown in New York and Boston committed suicide yesterday by strangling him self in a police cell New He had been arrested at the instance of hotel keeper to whom he owed James President of the Bordeaux Nautical died at Arcachon yester in his 78th fcome vears ago he accomplished the daring feat of crossing the Channel from Calais to Dover alone in a small a heavy sea running at the Jabez Balfour and of Monte Carlo are both at who has iost all his is kept at hard work in the having been certified fit for jjrst class hard He is AVells is cheered by being allowed to play the The first prosecution as regards the laundry clauses in the Factory Act was heard yester day at the SouthYVestern A line of and costs was imposed on a Clap ham laundry proprietor for having employed two women overtime without duly reporting the h The Greenwich coroner was yesterday in formed that the body of a about 21 years of had been found by the river police float ing off Tho which now lies at the local was clothed in a brown tweed jacket and vest and dark An inquest will be the lealhearted heroine of Barries memorable ia Today on a newlyturfed grave in the cemetery of Kirre muir there lies a beautiful wreath of fading bearing on a card the To the memory of ray oldest The card bears the name of In opening the Birmingham Assizes yester day Justice Wills commented on the small attendance of magistrates from whom assize grand juries are He said there was every reason why magistrates should assist in the administration of and he could not understand why they were The London County Council has decided to contribute towards the cost of pur chasing West as au open The total cost will probably be about The Hampstead Vestry will give and it is expected that the rest of the money will be raised by means of public The future bride of the Due dOrleans is not only a lady of considerable profound and great linguistic but she has won considerable fame as a One of her The Royal Hymn of the enjoys wide her the Archduke holding the mand of that territorial The will of silk of who died in April leaves bequests to various charitable institutions and home and foreign missionary societies to the amount of and devotes to similar objects including to the Peoples Palace at Mileend a sum of on the expiry of the life interest bequeathed to his Preachingat GolborneCongregational Church on the evils of the the said he gave fair warning to the occupiers of licensed houses where bookmaking was illegally carried that unless the abominable practice was stopped he would not only report them to the but would fight them in the licensing Courtfor their and stick at nothing that was honourable and straightforward until the evil was DUE GOD IS MARCHING I have secDthe guilty prosper and the wicked win I have seen the rich oppressor crush the poor man deeply I have seen the widow tremble at a heartless landlords But our God is marching I have seen the healthy sicken for lack of food and And the city toiler fading for want of rest and air J have seen the gorgeous follies of the pampered But our God is marching I have heard the sound of weeping where the children cry for And seen the parents creeping cold and supperless to fed Bnt the time is when the poorest shall be For our God is marching the time is surely coming for all things chaste and the fields shall bloom like and the toilers heart rejoice When and children shall sing heart and Our God is inarching rich man in your palace poor maa in your cot Give freely of your repine not at your He who ruleth is One who changeth not And He is marching ;

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