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Echo (Newspaper) - May 14, 1898, London, Middlesex Prize Brussels i PRICES NEW SHADE roade for burning under by tho tfw 1 jjjjmfacturers of the wellknown MEDAL PALMITINE PATENT CAMULE London and e EC BE JUST AHD FEAE EXTRASPEClAi NonPuncturable TYRES Ihe lightat and fastest inthe Beat tbewOBLDS BOAD BECOBp3 FKEE tits Of the Capital of the company hag be nor will any promoti Jot Shares a preference will be given from Hotel Licensed Victim Slmcra of the LIST will OPEN on SATF Si 14ID of and CLOSE on the ISth of ffiSTIOJJ OK SUCCESSFUL A IBI MINEliAL WATEtyBUS gEHT COAST IDNEKAL iJi UOMlAMX AcUi 1862 Cumulative Preferenc interest at 6 per and o wUich Prefcrenc rdinary Shares are now to b in Itebeutvirefi of each for Prefereac anil fur Ordinary Shares c ou allo 12 on the lOtli day of f5 000 in Mortgage Debentures of on on allotmeu day of uicsvvillbe redeemable at the optio on or after the 1st day of January 1 giving six monthsnotice j elerence Shares and wfll issued as required for th rfTw business uf the FOB DEBESTCBK Mayor of u Chuvertonroad KENT COAST MINERAL WATKB COMlAKY LE GEYT East Managin and Spirit If it Edmonds and Co President of th Sussex Mineral Water Association join the Board after Provincial Bank of Englam I Uover and other Millar and Austin and Stuck Templeton and Kinfis and Paunell and Char London Mmpanv has been formed to acquire as going JSraj tlie lollowing well known und oldesta IS buiinesses of Manufacturers of Miners I Em Hid other KonAlcoholic carried and Blenheim and Foordroad and Dover aud Jfolke Eamsgate d Canterbury d Tbiitovc firms are doing a large aud increasing ttMi Kitb Uer Majestys ililiUry the UiiS and the best hotels and licensea fccsa of and the goods manufactured 1 for r KENT COAST MXNEKAL WATBU COMiAMY lha Ointerbuiy business possesses the necessary lialsile md retail licences for the sale of ud 1hese will be acquired by the tCDUf Qg Certificate of the Chartered Accountants is as an 7th ID the Directors of the Kent Coast Mineral Water Onminy We have ex iling tbe books of the following firms of Minera fltelUnufaclurers Dover and Folkestone and Dover and Fotkestone Philpottand Bamsgate Edmonds and M liamsgate Barrett and Margate Sbaiby Caiiterburv it lit three years ending 31st 1S97 in ncue tbe AccounU are made up to 31st October od certify tbe net profits of the combined buai mi to have been as follows lor 1835 9 3 Jar 1896 3 410 JDtil for three 4 4 Average per 1 5 utte figures are arrived at after charging all biaeB bad and making in our 0ua a proper aUowajKe for depreciation of Jt fiocoarge has beenmade in respect of the ser in of the but iu two cases wnere eqonible managers arc employed on special iteHlariea have been lutvocues where the systems of boolckefiping we have arrived at results by ttffiog to tba sales made tbe same average per MUgeof profit as shown by the other We Yours Signed PJUTNELL and THE KEHT COAST XTNERAL i WAIKH COMPANY Ibt nluabla Freehold and Leasehold Premises to be taken over by the company have Walter Valuer and to the Mineral Water whose certifi April liteDirectors of the Kent Coast Mineral Water Company 1 nave visited the premises upon web the businesses to be acquired by your com ujire carried ou by of Dover and Kaajiii of Folkestone and of Edmonds aud S 0 IU Barrett aud of of carelully ttirougb the Machi ana aud bavu made every iuquiry Ut tnxlioU and Leasehold Properl and Jill tu tlie value of the Freehold and Leasehold ami i he aud Material to by couirauy is tbe sum of to docs not include the Trade patrntnl lleveraiies hicli should be tlic Rooawiliof Ibe i wa Hie premiseb of oue business in Dover Wltot ike business of both firms to be J Tbe remark applies to Ustone and bo that a great saving e and in UUK Youra faithfully WALTJClt irenge net profits tor the last 13 by the Ac MU amount to 1 S to on De 0 0 at ti 0 0 1 5 W a dividend of 8 per on the sn balance al itcierv THE KENT COAST tVATkh w t D 4 all fi the 01 the husi may aiitiuitiated in rfspeci ailveitiB This and ihtrw sliould proviav an eubaucud itiPUraitury a mortgage to will lie paid half ui of January ami the Iht day of er paymeui will be made oi will rrmain as Managing piritxi live and clmxby of I he Canterbury tmsi lr J0i ot the medical pro manufactured with dis jMirpote making this i will up the lactcrifs with the er Onfl the uniformity of depended ili date the the present n rom n May or Jin tlc costf and expenses PI he tqj ia of the company up to aMot bT lhe Vendor is iii luiiy Ordinary COAST MINERAL Iitld to have iiad notiriof al T nziti t M Willi bcctioii jo ot tLc Com WH Pa Mercoranduui IIKJ Artides DO NOT UNTIMELY DIE SORB THHOAT3 CURED WITH ONE DOS PENNINGS1 FEVER CUREB BOWliL CUUIMAIKIS Cured with One UPHUSor LUUTEVEK Cured with Two Dose UlPHTHtEIA Cured with Three Doses SCAKLE1 UVEK Cured with Four CHOLEKA Cured with Five IKFLUEKZA Cured with Six Sold in with mil direction by all Head WINNINGS EVKB LODYS Bent post free I or Direct West WOMEWS NATIONA AHKUA CUNPEUGNCB and BUSINESS MBK1LNU will on TLESDAY and 17th an 18th at MABTISS TOWN HAL TUESDAY Tr Foreign Policy of the Heeve Herbert Ellis M Komesh Dutt ILKSDAX 3 High Te Solly and WEDNESDAY th Charles and Temperance Tomkinson aud WEDNESDAY 3 leetiuK open to memhers Iteiore and after the meetings Embroideries wi be on sale ill a side room from the Schools o Armenian organised by Sir Arthur and Lady Hayter and Miss Praser in Cards of admission to the meetings be had o the Womens National Liberal GOLDEN Klondike Gold for Golden Harvests for Fanners tree Land for Farm Labourers and Domestic Servants For apply Canadian Pacific King or TTTE HEW PALACE STEAMERS WHITSUNTIDE DAILY SEA TRIPS FEOSE The liOYAL SOVEBiSlGJJ ano KOHINOOR commence sailing 2Bth to and London aud Return Firs and Second Saloon available till eud of tiea From LA MARGUERITE aud LABKLGlQUE o and after 22nd for MAR and King commence 28th TIJTEBNATIONAL UNIVERSAL EARLS IMKK Season 2an now be obtained at the Exhibition and Admission Daily Open eleven to eleven BAUD OF THIS 1ST GRKHAUllsJi BAND OF 1HK liONOUKAJBLE ABIILLBBE THE LONDON EXHIBITIONS ORCHESTRAL THE EJIPKKoS GRAND PATRIOTIC NAVAL SPECTACLE Peace and Naral The Fleet at Attack on tbe Enemvs Twice at and 9 Thousands of Reserved Seats at and THE FLOHAL The Most UeligliUul Dntcrtaiument Ball in th Ihe Chamounix Minstrels and other Novel Attractions Grand Hungarian Ferny Hagenbecks Zoological Captivo THE GBEAT WHEKL300 FEBI ielvedcrc EEEJATIOirAL UNIVERSAL EARLS THIS INVENTION OF Mils lor tlie instastaneoos and direc eration by the user of wine and al ther Do not fail to see Stall A1SKATORS at PICTURESQUE L ROYAL TOUENA May lath to J une ROYAL AGRICULTURAL THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE will open the Tournament at 3 on May loxomce open at the Barfordstreet Hours 10 till GRAND HISTORICAL SHOULDKR TO Hay at and Other and ROYAL TOTJENA and Beserved and or and including admission to the Boxoffice now Liver aud atall EESHAM MTLTSI J CAL UiCTDBliS will be DBLIVERED in he GREAT HALL of the CITY OF LONDON by PROFESSOR IE FREDERICK as under May Chopins Songs TUES Hay Organ Music Knglish School Adams May Development of the May Triumphs of The lectures arc free the and commence at six FHE TOBTUEE OF ANIMALS By ALL LOVERS of ANIMALS are invited to attend he ANNUAL MEETING of the RATIONAL ANTIVIVISECTION SOCIETY on WEDNESDAY he 18Ui of at 8 at ilAKTUCS OWN The Right EVELYN SHLEY in toe late Professor of Physiology i Andertons Glasgow the XBTHEN Sir ARTHUR Lady Any information will be supplied bv the Society t its MAN THE The Committee of the Royal National Lifeboat iMitution ISAKilKSTLY APPEAL for iUKDS to able tbem to maintain their Fleet of TWO HUNDRED AND NINETYFIVE LIFE OATS and their crews iu thorough In Iijy7 the lubtitution grantedRewardsforsaving 9 Annual Subscriptions and Donations will 2 thuukfullv received by tho Charles aud by 1 the Bunks iu the JAPANESE WITNESS TO on the above ct will be niven by Richard Westrope next uuuay May at 7 in West luster W at 11 Young men specially H E PEACE The L ANNUAL MBKT1MU will held iu DKVON Bisbupsgate on UKSDAY Aiay The Chair will bu taken by Sir at Halfpatt cjeven Doors open The ollowing are expected to support Hardy Harwood Alder an Sir Arthur Arnold texChairman Walter John the id THE THEISTIC Ihe ARLES VOYSEY will PRKACH TOMORROW Relation Between Keligion id Goodness and ivine Service at 11 ana 3 CHEIST WEST Men Short ocul and BANK Ibsu 0 0 0 G W li Sioftf oniccs of the L und Debentures should be National Provincial Bank of or any of their with the amount of Capital and lieserve 0 0 ui JUHJ to at a few houri otico in LOU a ur ou of turni trade aua lartu witb ul ana lo kisiet peibous iuu o ou aua Duiaiice iuwy tolricLlv all peraoually or w biwciiu luciUtiui to all requiring banking AM AhALf iMil UIlJiKJteT loned on tbe njjuimum njonliily balances 01 LliKKIsX ACCOUMb wliennotdrawnielow ui ilu aad ujj rtceivtd uu termo under withdrawal Special terms for louger Interest paid Uepositors have no liability and are nply ritt or tall lor ADVANCE AJMD LlUA Camcmit Advance iloneydailv on uotc juniiiurc iwithout ou the lollowiiii inducing principal and by repayments ior ojie year 01 4 4 ifl 8 6 H 9 i017 0 itt 1 S JLliX 2 4 larger in aune proportion Monthly aid quarterly jaiyinentfi gratis or post City i H EABTB of OAK BtJTLDIHO FLHDS EXCBITD IS per ceuf C is nadoUiedniOBit will be re 1 1l Hie numbur uf S unon in tanking de Currtnt actAnts cheque bookii u 1 IS Ullf appliea tho 7 PClM 1 payment en J KMMKin rammed tc the Forms of Application for Mil da oblailled at the Eharea ibeutd of or biiiu or all vithdrauala fjv ProsiWtus K MONEY from on easy terms aa ta time and iu So preliminary Apply to SATIOSAL GlAKDIAS INVSSIMBiT 11 Ho vis HO vis Ho v is Ho vis HOVIS HOVIS HOVIS HOVIS HOVIS HOVIS Sold everywhere by all Bakers TO BURNISH Plated Bicycle Bicycle Bicycle Gold or Copper or nothing com pares with THE THE Metal Teapots made new with Any however may be bright ened with least labour at almost no coat with the wonderful IHB Of all Paste or Tablet as you to A Pennyworth of PTNKA is preferable to any other polish costing three times that THE MUTUAL LIFE IMSXJBANCE COMPANY OF NEW RICHARD 1KB BANK OK IUB PKUVLMCIAL UAKK OF THE BANK OF exceeds Ibe company offers the following and other ad vantages AN INCOME your wife and you AN 13CUMB for if yoa t OK the future JiDUCAMON and IKKANUB of your MAKR1AGK IOIi your FOB your bUSiX BlAKT in BUSINESS or i And issues every desirable form of Life Insurance Scud a giving your and ym Kill receive some particulars which will interest Head Office ior tbe United 17 General THE LANCASHTEE IS HKliliUY GIVEN that aDIVIDEHD u the Capital of the Cuuipauy for the ear ended olst at the rate of Seven ounds Ten Shillings per per fret rom will be FALL at the Hankers on and after the 2fith The Transfer Books will be closed from tlie 10th May U the 24th both MttBY General WOEKMBWS COMPENSATIONS uuder tlie Act coming into iorcu ou thi POLICIES to cover THE WHOLE Or IRE EMPLOYEES EXCEEDINGLY HEAVi Apply ior lull particulars to the A J CID ii jN T INSURANCE ITL COiUANX Claims business im IVEBPOOL VICTOBIA 4 IJiiENDLY LstaLHsbed Chief Office Perfect Security to the J rot IB Divided Acicng the Policy Holders JSlo Iree Iteversionary ana Cash Surrender Ileserve Fund exceeds nsuruuce Claims and Grants paid tu Income ross Saving tor loy lisn ijouusea paiu during past veaiV AKlULUi ENEBGETIC OJ t good as and CAJiVASbtlio for theKUlAL AJNDON F1UKNDLY SOCLSXY best iterest iu books excellent opportunity ot Proiuo personally at any IJranch or bv etter ouiv to liusiiifss BEAT FUEJSflTUEE iDEOOM SATIN 31 HAWING and D1MIKG KOOM SUITES 19 10 14 EDSTEAL1S and 10 to 20 to 7 Guineas BASS to 4 Guineas FIKK to COAL to OILKT to Complete House lurnisher and General HAMPSTEADKOAD KEAU ACKKEY FUKITISHIHG KEW H1KB ivii ilOST JsCONOJIICAL NO DiPOSli J 0 per mouth M 10 0 ijj is o i 36 il 7 6 b u ia U 0 No large lirst A full three years bcodg delivered iree in private btricl Established DO Catalogues rr AUT1OM Kindly note the words HACKNEY FUR LNG COMPANY over We are com ellcil to notiiy cats in consequence of a of our ibtomers being misled iut4i utber The HACKAEY iUltMSHLNG own new Xowii llail ackiwy HACKNEY FTJRNISHIHG note hours o which are rom except on wnen ueclosc iour iflepbuiit Itie 1 MAY ONE Dont waste money on oldfashioned tyrtl that spoil yonr Pneumatic Tyre LONDO Tho BOOK OF THE MAX PEMBERTONS Max Pemberton is a very fortunate as well as a very clever Just at tbe moment when we have war at our very when all Europe dreads a great Continental and when England and Kussia in particular are on far from friendly terms just at a when the craze is at its when the JjKyfus scandal is scarcely and whon with the Maine disaster stiil make panic stricken searches for plotting Pemberton has the good fortune to issue a novel treating of an English spy who discovered and sold PARIS WEEK BY THE GENERAL 12tli As I predicted last the number of tllis Jear inferior to that of Of the 574 seats 39i are now Tie remaining180 will be disposed of LABOUR THE GREAT COTTON The 394 newlyelected deputies includ ISo 29 allkss Monarohis who support the Republic until they ai given a chance to trip 107 Eadica i0 He neriodic ind and four perioaic tinguished The Republicans loss 22 and win 3 The balance is therefore in the The Radicals lose 30 and win 1 away the secrets of Russias impregnable And this is but one of a series of lucky Visiting that terrible gate of Russia with the mere idea of absorbing the atmosphere of the place and discovering the reasonableness of his the enterprising author managed to see the plans of Kronstadt Thanks to the offices of a German military man these indefatigable PembertoQ some nine months ago held in his was elad tor re what were then complete maps of the great island fort about which Russians preserve such an awed and religious Almost as strange is another piece of information the novelist has imparted to inquiring Raymond Since his story was written Pemberton has discovered that his brilliant idea is positively a plagiarism of just such a spy as he conceived did live in Kronstadt and strive to com municate its are special recommendations that may urge readers to peruse this Russian is so plausibly conceived and so admirably written save for such French as Quelle une chanson delicieuse and withal contains such a delightful and ex citing that it hardly needs the adventitious aid of topical When adventurous and inventive fascinated always by the im whether city or iron tixed upon Kronstadt as his he found at once that his spy must be a to escape detection even for a and if an Englishwoman she could have bnt one ration tfetrc for dwelling at Jlost wealthy Russian families afford the luxury of a foreign Marian Best therefore nust act in this capacity to the one likely leasehold in of the Gover ior She must have cousin in some English Government say the to suggest the idea of sketching the and a Russian oiiicer in love with her to reveal uncon sciously the defences of his beloved all though he never knew was closely following an actual But there must be a reason the girls running the et her have a little orphan brother in Devonshire for whom she wishes to secure a and let her be promised a big reward by her own Then the proundwork of your story is And when the girls betrayal is of with Russias grand secret ser vice system it must aud imprisonment why a jealousy of the imperial johce will prevent any knowledge of the affair reaching and will uateriaily help the girls lover to secure as ic will her And the iianage Let the lover have a vitli a speed superior to that of any cruiser iu the and let him also re eive a looselyworded order from tb Governor authorising the girls transfer rom one fort to Sou emberton leaves no loose ends in his He has thought out every detail vith minutest This is against The Socialists los four and win The Bailies lose fiv and win The Conservatives lose two and win and the AntiSemite lose one and win The victory of the Republicans is onl for although thev return greater numbers in the Chamber they hav only obtained votes agains secured in The Socialists on the win abeut sup These are not bat it is no likely that Sundays polling will modify t any extent the comparative strength o If the advantages go to any sid it is not unlikely that it will favour th It of idle to ask what th or platform of the new members I do not think they know Tie Republicans are pledge to one that the maintenance the Republic the Monarchists aim is overturn The Rallies are there to watch and assist the no matter in whos favour it There is so little differene between a King or an after The Anti Semites have promised tk their liberalminded electors a portion o the money belonging to the expelled o slaughtered A Study ef the Men Of the few men who have a there of who pro teets every and when he wi 1mve done the whole round he pre begin I need hardly has on It would be a mistake to thin that he would like to convert the Sir that is too good for Wha he wants is to exterminate them andeverj one having a particle of Jewish blood i his He has not yet realised thefac that if his programme were carried ther would only remain one th and then he would have to guillolin who never opened hi mouth unless to warn the French nation against the perfidy of English statesmen Knglish English am English and boys is out of th On the other Millevoie be there to replac lis u laving followed And iiow for wild adventures and hair ireadth Those every admirer of Pembertons awesome The ron or of his ingenious A ientletnans will expect as And he will not he disappointed We at to the extraordinary ex leriences of the lovers with a quickening 1 and breathless 1lie itement begins with the moment of Paul Xassulic placed ou his yacht and bade his crew forge ahead he knew the dds were all against Not only had to avoid immediate hut eveu it e reached the mouth of the Gulf he must licost certainly he stopped there before lie otild push through thi Baltic to Stocli Jut on the little vessel they heard le canuou booming out tlie news of their and soon a great arc of golden iisht as plnying upon the A cruiser was i pursuit of searchlight nd guus the gallaut ttle yacht outstramed its and s crew cheered That aeer unfortunately revealed their posi on to another cruiser two hun red yards nowi Marian discovers the old ship carries all er guua forward so liicie could not e fired till afterfive minutes And 0 the little yacht drifts past as if to sur and then puts on full steam ut a new calamity fronts the he baihed old cruiser up a final and this is answered by scores of The Baltic Pleet are entering the So away the little Esmeralda must ide among the and there poor iarian in a fit of remorse runs away at gets lost on a leper is carried off by a and is onlv ived from drowning juat in are thrills sufficient to atisfy the most exacting and ven so we have not in any way exhausted Pern batons Jiut to reveal uch more of the story would be unfair to reader and it is enough 1 declare thanks to the ingenuity of charming fat old who is auTs guardian and the Kussian iicers who kidnap their young country an in a London embassy after the aimers of certain Chinese officials learn lat it is not Pauls knowledge but Jlarians memory they have to And so they readily agree to a marriage which shall make the brilliant young draughtswoman a YA tsmblished 1EKMS for rUKMSKlXU by EASX worth iO per month iO ba t Any ftmcDDt supplied ou proportioaate MO DEPOSIT Goods dcltvcreU ircc in prrvue Coalite dfcrs carrwgu No or oiber block to select Ckrpcbi uid Hackney j and restore iatil to Uuru to right LJ leavuiK and liow has done something more than pen a stirring He has sketched us graphic pictures of Kronstadt forts and Kronstadt of Russian military and of a Kussian carnival on the We are various types of the Russian the philander and tightiaced who is yet so stern and so loyal on the man of who for all his unscrupulous severity is kinder than he and the who though he assists his sweet heart to escape is never for an instant untrue to his uniform or his In contrast the ignorant English with their glorious contempt for a aud their daredevil are no less clever studies of national Iemberton has never shown in previous book so strong a fft38 ot But then no other story the former Minister o has not been reelected last Sun and there is very little chance of hi obtaining nny success on the The Chamber loses one of its ornament in the person of who has been worsted by a Jaures is i Socialist whose aud tim have always been at the service of th He has been offered several bu declined them stating that he wa determined for the at t withdraw from public In the new Chamber is th exact counterpart of the old Minister for Foreign has been wise enough not to see public The right to vote is cer tainly a great hut it is much safe not to be obliged to do On the othe hand the country cannot afford to lose hi services under the present Hanotaux has been the only Minister since 1885 who has understood anything about International who has had t fixed object in who has wnrkec towards its achievement with luciditv o strength of and unfaltering He has Imd manv and thei were nearly all secured at pur expense He caused every vestige of our interest and our influence to disappear from Mada He drove our commerce from where it occupied nn apparently inexpugnable He obtained wha lie wanted in He worsted us in China some months ago and did so again and he now prepares accompl on the Nile which will be worse tha Baussa on the This can be hardly called a fo our Ministers know very well that from the Abyssinian side a powerful syndicat has secured the concession and obtained tliH money for the construction of a rail way line to run towards the White and that Marchand is but moving from the other Our Government will But what statesman is there on the Continent who attaches the slightest importance to the bluster of Ministers who one day declare in Parliament that they will not allow China to be and the next coolly announce that China is much In any case Hanotaux is preparing for emergencies and quietly mobilises the although the papers are instructed to deny do Sid 9 till a to a Telephonej Prt Useful Mid One Special Price Lists cf Ariiries suiUbla for Prsents free ty Somite IutrrtVKlit AJakarj o the i itseiras and so compact aud yet so JvronBtadt mty be regsided its mtitora lappirsti Bj COVENT GARDEN The CoTent Garden Opera Syndicate ahonld be well satisfied with the result of their ffret weeks everything has tended to Last it may be disappointment succeeded and heavy cloud of misfortune appeared to g their Xbia year we have the complete antithesis the new singers are proving n and the sub scribers and the general public are mistering in full Last night saw the revival of with Miss Zelie de Lusean n the title and the new French tenor as 3on Both artiftes won a complete suc Miss De Lusean has within my been seen or heard to more advan while Saleza added immensely to the aureb he gained onTaesday ias a Southern intensity which UlU admirably the erotic love scenes with the fascinating Cigarette and hia Toice rinK with the rue accents of In pleasing contrast o these two violent characters stood the tweet simplicity of iliss Suzanne Adams as both in voice and deportment Tvas an ideal representative of the gentle peasant Albers was a highly dra matic and convincing Kscamillo and the other members of the rast rendered good A better allround performance of Bizets masterpiece has not been seen for some There was a crowded house on Thursday when tovst was produced with Madame Eames as Bonnard as and Plancon as All three artistes have been seen in their respective parts on previous and therefore there is no neewrity to enter into detailed comment on their Each repeated a familiar success and wtra enthusiastic applause oJ tbe night U tiio rcrrK of J can de and Madame Noriiica vnd and desuito in the price of the are net to fee had fur lete of per INSURANCE COMPANIES AND EMPLOYERS MORE COAL AND THE BANQUET TO The growing tendency to trustifies tiou of trade received another illustratio on Tuesday vthen the great combine r the fine cottonspinning and doubling trad was With a capital of six million it has arranged to take over am carry on thirtyone cotton practically the whole of those engaged L spinning fine eonnts in the kingdom This has always been the most profitabl branch of the because in the use o these fine counts everything depends upo the quality of the raw material and th skill with which it has been manipulate Hence consumers have always been un willing encourage competition liy pur chasingcottons of new preferrin the guarantees of excellence pr vided by the trade maris of olc established But it behove the cotton operatives to wit careful the future of this grea Hitherto they have succeeded in getting excellent terms out of their em ployers both in the fine and coarse trades They find it a differeu matter to fight a great consolidated com pany instead of a group of forty separat the men in the trad are admirably and led by abl officers as active members of the Con servative no quite con vinced that the best way to maintain peac is to be fully prepared for Chamberlains letter to a Director which appeared in The Times on Monday touches a weak spot in the working of th Employers Liability The insuranc companies are demanding premiums far i excess of anything The fac is that all the larger companies are in and have mutually agreed upon fixed tariff of This appears t have been drawn up without sufficien consideration of experience under the ol lor the Iron Trades Em plovers Association covered the liability o firms employing men engaged ii engineeringand by a premium varying from to per paid i wages per The companies ar now asking per to insure ordinar engineering It is ridiculous t suppose that the new law can have multi plied the employers liability by six o I suppose the companies ar funking the possibility of having to paj life pensions to disabled ant hence are charging prices which can onl be described as panic The South Wales miners are displayin an incredible spirit of endurance in thei Without they hav managed to maintain their ground fo many when relie funds have had to be started in many dis when Boards of Guardians ar overwhelmed with applications for relie and all the stoueyards are full of miner and they show no sign o giving way either collectively or individu On both a growing feeling in favour of fresh efforts at negotia tion is and a further conferenc may soou be the It ought ti bu noted that a good deal of help i being given by various Unions in England and that the Co operative Wholesal Society has voted to the men Meanwhile Bitcbie continue to do nothing with his usual ant defends his inaction by excuses about th mens representatives not having plenar The Miners of Grea Britain has asked for an advance of tei per and the Durham Miners for one Df twenty per It is an ill wind tha Mows nobo8y any and it would be very serious matter to lay most of the coa mines of the kingdom idle at this The banquet to Hyndman on Wednesday night was a very successfu and was attended by quite a largi number of labour In spite of tbi in many welldeservet praise of the the teaching of Revolutionary Socialism has not made and is not likely to murh head way in this The grea juik of the even of the Trade remain absolutely un touched or frankly While heartily oining in the chorus of praise of the per and selfsacrifice dis jlayed by Hyndman in his efforts to engraft GermanSocialdemocratic methods upon this it is impossible not to recognise that they have so far resulted in nothing but complete Federation is the great question of the lour in Trade Union and promises o be the most exciting topic at the Trades Jnion Congress meeting this All he monthly journals of the various ocieties are engaged in discussing and ecommending rival Some of the I are of that Utopian ordet vhich promises sixpenny worth of benefits or twopennyworth of In thers the machinery seems very hope to find room to discuss some of hese proposals before the Congress as THE BURNING OF THE Echo Shilling A NEW Many of our readers have suggested to i though they can only contri ute a they could collect many aillings in aid of the Fund for the Ke uilding of the Accordingly we have prepared and printed a number of ollecting cards which we shall issue to lose who will satisfy us by proper re erences from their pastor that they are uitable persons to undertake the work t collecting for this we hope that our whether Baptists r other Nonconformists or belonging to ther churches or no church at will ontinue to pour in their stream of shillings or larger sums to this Address to he Kditor of The Catherine South London cannot fiord to lose any centre of healthful eaching that makes for the uplifting of its rowded masses of London onconfonnity has not too many but too iw great so we appeal to all our eaders to assist in rebuilding the olitan ECHO Can death be wben life is but a And scenes of bliss pass as a phantom by Arthur Wellesley tbe new for South is to be con gratulated on a brilliant ind striking political Mr Soames bears a fighting and is a firstclass lighting He is in the prime of over six feet and spare at n distance he 13 in figure not unlike Long Ju manner he is reserved as speaker He is a strong with opinions of his own on most ques Soamcs is a very active mem ber of the Eighty Club for which he often He lias twice fought for Parliamentary honours at He is a pillar of East bone Prince Nicholas of who is announced to have left Vienna for is one of tha finest men who ever sat upon a in his little mountain village capital he is literally a father to his He governs them iu a pa triarchal fashion and is passionately be loved by He probably has the securest throne in he is probably the poorest and most democratic He has occupied his throne nearly forty though he is still anything but an old He is an able and in 1878 he had almost conquered the Herzegovina from Turkey when the Concert came and gave it to Unlike Ihe he is not a bit afraid of whom he has twics fought and 31 Gladstone is hisideal He will be accompanied by his second Prince but his youngest a child of about is the favourite of the Mon They say he never misses his bird his The Monte negrins are probably the bravest and the freest race in the Tomorrow will bo Rogation which ushers in the period known to Churchmen as Kogation During these days it was that tbe old custom of beating the bounds was carried into This many years was general tlie but lapsed witli the exception of occasional indulged in for mere forms The ceremony was first intro duced with other Roman by Claudius a French in or about the year Then followed the suppression of and subse in Elizabeths it was per as far as the useful part of the custom was The dual object of the custom was to secure 1ivine bles sing on the produce of the and to preserve in all classes of the community a correct knowledge and due respect the limits of personal and parish bounds and In our own day this is main tained occasionally by Sunday demonstra tions on the part of tlie public in claiming the s famous EipedikjOTt toj SJrcth realised tbat kis storos wore not oomplate CADDUBTS This important and the hundreds of unaolicitad Teiti onials from the Medical prom j well it Cocoa ifcimequalletl for tag Strength ani StajjuaK win tortile e Insist on hay g only ia Packets ami oJihw aw eften has decided to re vive an old Welsh known as 11 on the occasion of his mar which is to take place at the end of this JseLthior was really a musical wedding Visitors were lirst treated to the best food and which the combined purses of the bride and bridegroom could Then followed music and The itinerating minstrel was in great de mand on these He generally played either tbe the and sometimes he sang the visitors joining in the We are informed that an effort is about to be made to obtain from the Government au annuity to Charles the Welsh Literary who has done much for Welsh and who is now compiling a Welsh deserves a better support than he has received in the His pension as a retired policeman if and the prizes which he has gained at the National do not allow him to do himself He is the author of some of the best historical and critical works in the Welsh but his researches at present are seriously crippled by the lack of An intpref ting of a cave dwellers habitation took place last week in the While some labourers were removing some surface earth from a rock they came upon a large quantity of removal j on a cave was tho shells in question almost blocking up tho en Upon examination by an expert was found that the shells were of a kind with those found iu the AlArthur cave some little time Somescientific gentlemen present found among the dcims of the cave two har about three inches in length and in and barbed on one side differing in this respect pnly Tom those found in were barbed ou both Among other inds was part of a large antler of a red It is plainly evident that the cave dwellers burnt as many ashes and its of charred wood were scattered and the vaulted root of the cave was much blackened by The joint committees of Parks and Open Spaces and the Technical Education Board lave been considering measures to facili the study of practical botany in the London It has been resolved to ubmit to the London County Council an experimental scheme by which 20 rods of and in each of three parks shall be planted with hardy typical plants belonging to 20 natural labelled with the common systematic Labels of the name and natural order will also be to the more important and plants in the parks which it is proposed shall be Battersea Finsbury and Eavenscourt Teachers of elementary and second ry furnished with an order of the echnical Education may obtain pecimeps for school Much regret was felt in and ndeed throughout Eastern when je death occurred day of Mon gnor the first AicarApostolic of The monsignor was appointed when the Bengal Mission was undertaken y the Fathers of the Holy and he as much respected by all At the present time one sees in London arious sorts of starspangled rom that displayed at the American mbassy to those that bedeck certain ewspaper But never did the Stars nd Stripes ensign create such a sensation n the Metropolis as on November Colour Sergeant of the despite a persistent proudly started in an open ou which waved the American from on the last stage of a most interesting In ccnsetjnence ti a bet made in the the worthy vowed he would or contumely of ajiy Hag of his native country from bhfcmoat northerly part of England to In this country Batess mission nas looked upon with feelings of great but he wns everywhere He tramped by way of to his the Many American papers severely reviled this teat One referred to the patriot as an Ameri can ass called The journal farther remarked that his carrying the flag without its being in constituted a fact the truth of needed no and which proved nothing if it was NEWS IN A NUTSHELL Trince George of Greece is eipected at Petersburg in Manxmen are said to be the most stitions of civilised More steel is now used in the manufacture of pens than in war implements A substitute for silk so perfect as to deceive the uioat expert eyes is now made from wood The Government of South Australia has decided to erect a second overland telegraph to Fort The Indian and Australian mails were landed at Bruidisi and are due in London tomorrow the Kingdom in spven is at tho Of the old people in t IOTC the age of on above th present moment in receipt of parish Ihe Queen is to present new colours to the Royal Berkshire Militia on Wednesday next in the grand quadrangle of Windsor Justice who is has left town for Margarets mid is not expected to return to Court during tha present The annual report of toe Medical Officer of states that the death rate in Brighton for the year 1S97 was the lowest on The steamer of arrived at Calais yesterday with 77 shipwrecked sailora from the French iiahing vessels which hava been lost off Poultry is cheaper all a plump gos ling being now obtainable and ducks at a partridges are Etill Plovers eggs are a The decomposed body of a man about 35 years of age has been recovered from tho Thames off Ho is of dark and was wearing a blue serge The beautiful colours seen in the soap bubble arise from tho fact that the being very rcllects light from both tha outer and inner surfaces of the the writer on Creole will be the guest of the Authors CJub at one their house dinners on Sir Walter Besant will occupy the An anonymous donation of has just been received fay the Church Army through in aid uf tho societya work among the outcast and The Queens dinner party Jatt night included Count the Earl and Countess Cnr and Lord and Lady Her Majestys guesta remained it the Sir George the Victorian will probably ask Parliament for authority to convert the lann due within the next ten amounting to as opportunity By order of MaiorGeneral the band of Ihe Itoyal Dragoon Guards will play se lections of music in Greonpark evening between tho hours of six and eight The Glasgow wholesale provision importers report that stocks of American provisions are at vanishing and the demand for war purposes makes it impossible to secure fresh The most crowded English graveyard is said to be that of in It is about half an acre in and the churcll records prove that over ntonlo been buried in With the electric searchlight the jonrnev through the Canal is within eight minutes of 24 tbe light 31 hours and 24 minutes is the time usually taken by Salmon is a little cheaper this and salmon trout follows and halibut are all less Conger eel nod John doreys are among the cheap lish Mackerel continues The curators of Edinburgh University yes terday unanimously elected Professor of Cornell United as Pro fessor of Moral in tho room of the late Professor The First Lord of the Admiralty has been to Sheffield this week to satisfy himself of the capacity of the three armourmaking lirme of the city to produce all the armour plates re quired for the naval No watch keeps absolutely correqt and even the moat reliable chronometers used in observatories and on board ship must be regu lated according to tables that are kept to iix the variation to which all timepieces are liable Thomas Gaine llotherington it iNow caslle yesterday lined and for illegally using the title of i doctor of medi thereby implying that he was a registered medical practitioner within the meaning of tin Medical Some of the oldest trfes iu the world are to be found in Great The tree called William the Conquerors in Windsor is supposed to be years The famous Bentley and Wiufiirthing Oaks are at least two centuries It is understood that lale Chairman of the London County lias intimated his inability to accept Ihe leadership of the Progreesfve Tarty on the for which position a ballot of whole party had nominated Patrick was at Assizes yesterday convicted tho man slaughter of Albert during a football match at The jury commended him to and he was sen tenced to one months A physician declares that there is one in fallible symptom indicating whether a man ig sane or Let a person apeak ever so and act ever so if bis or her thumbs remain inactive there is no doubt cf Lunatics seldom make use of the thumbs when or Viscount Portman yesterday afternoon opened the Morley Hall and erected in in connection with the headquarters of the Young Womens Christian at a cost of Ihe hall is the gift of Howard in memory of nis the late Samuel It is computed that when at rest we con sume 500 cubic inches ot air per minute if we walk at the rate of one mile an bourwa use 800 two three miles an fonr miles an If we start out and run sir inilea an honr we will consume cubic inches of air during every minute of that Tbe 53rd annual banquet in aid of the Royal General Theatrical Fnnd will take place next Thursday evening at the Hotel with Herbert Beerbohm Tree in the Her Majestys Theatre will consequently be closed on that but a special performance of Julitis CiKar will be iiveu iu the afternoon of that Fairly good green peas can now be had A per French besjis are a pound Cauliflowers are verv Cu cumbers and lettnces are Rhubarb is extremely Yonng carrois and turnips are sold at about and sad and at one stage of Ins are very more Asparagus is cheaper and Strawberries are now down a supplo jemsiey waa Ewscnifd with took tdia homes from bis in price to a New potatoes range from per A LITTLE Higher Upward into the pure Over sun and Oer the fliciering Daemon Thon must mount for love all form In one only form dissolves Ina region where the On which all beings Visibly revolves Where tha eternal wcrm Sirds with boundunii are lite dragged the Satgtsmt Mel ior and rinto Jit
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