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Lloyds Weekly Newspaper (Newspaper) - April 20, 1890, London, Middlesex LARGKEST CIRCULATION IN THE LONDON APRIL ONE TEACHERS IN FOREIGN the elections held on Monday iiiiT iij i for 50 peers of the only Conservatives During the holiday week there was held mid were no Republicans in London the Twenty first Annual Confer being The Conservatives of the National Union of body representing 540 associations and j on Tuesday in discussing the estimates decided to members In at its first it reduce the charges for the secret police from i 3 on to the Opposition represented 20 associations and 400 made a iong in which he endea At that time the subscription was oaly per member now under one head or another it amounts to A Teachers Benevolent Fund and a Teachers Orphanage and Orphan Fund have been to which con tributions amounting to were con The President for the year is formerly Headmaster of the Temple Colston School at and now a member of the School Board of that being returned by some or about more than any other The Vicepresident is George ilso an old together with six or seven of his distinctly represents the interests of the This National Association is there lore an important wielding very con voured to prove the necessity of a secret police especially in order to fulfil the Governments obligations towards foreign Minister of declared that as long as he was Minister there would be no more and stated that the ordinary police force as organised at present was sufficient for all If any foreign Power called upon Belgium to reestablish the secret he was confident that the ber would support him in refusing to do THE LUNATIC AND THE In the train by which the Empress Frederick travelled to FrankfortontheMain on Tuesday was a harmless a merchant of This says a is well and has a mania for following the Empress and her family wherever they Last year he fol lowed her to Homburg it is to London and Bonn was arrested at Frankfort and sent back to Berlin by the next train but these arrests do not trouble him or change hij siderable and likely to grow into greater The present power of the ATTEMPT TO FIRE A CAIRO Association lias abundantly shown in j dastanUy attempt by three Europeans to rob ii 3 m i t T i and set fire to the Cituzeh museum has Cairo the New The Teachers Code as it teiegram says fortunately been frustrated by 13 boastfully issued by the I the failed to capture Privy Council and still more in the revised During the pursuit the men dropped bag con i I1i i I taiuing all the implements necessary to carry out their A searching inquiry has been COLLISION WITH NATIVES ON THE UPPER writing from Castlecres ing to the Belgian Trading company went ashore at Chumbiri to buy and a dispute arising about them between him and the ho threatened to the white men from the instructions to inspectors issued this By cooperating and submitting to the guidance of judicious a cor poration is being established which cannot fail to be of great advantage to the best interests of in the pride of they attempt too But there is a tendency to become more and more as and unless it is checked it may have a very serious influence on the prosperity and usefulness of the Naturally the Conference devoted much time to considering the position of teachers It is not satisfactory to leam that there are certificated masters re ceiving less than a besides the host of pupil It is proposed that this last class sliall be compelled to pass a Queens Scholarship examination as a neces sary condition of having satisfactorily com pleted their and every con venience for their instruction in the art of teaching is tc be Much discus sion took place on the important subject of superannuation for in the interests 1 of the public it is not desirable that teachers should be compelled to remain at work through their declining It is proposed there should be an normal contribution irom all graduated tip to 4 per of their and supple mented by a grant from the On re each should receive a pension at the rate of onesixtieth of his salary for each years service up to forty in case of death or retirement before the pension i in Eastern Equatorial and starts the same falls the premiums paid up are to be re1 evening for East Thisdoesnotseeniunfairor unreason1 MONTOOMERY Alabama telegram to Dalzicl THE PRUSSIAN NEW CHANCELLORS General von the New made his maiden speech as such in the Lower House of the Prussian Diet on Tuesday and both in regard to the substance and the conciliatory tpno in which the address was worded and de livered the Chancellor made a decidedly favourable impression on all parts of the which was very full for the Immediately on rising he said that ha did not address the House before it proceeded to the Order of the Day for the purpose of propounding a Minis terial Such would be impossible so far as his own person was situated as ho was in the midst of political matters quite new to he had not yet had time even to form a general view of these things but he considered it to be his as it was his desire to ap pear in the House that day in oiderto take the first step towards instituting personal relations between the deputies and Referring to Prince the Chancellor You will understand like my great pre I must actively endeavour to enter into personal relations wita at least so tar as such personal relations further the actual despatch of I should have somewhat of the feel ing of a Minister who commenced his official work with a dangerous deficit if I were to consider my own person alone in this place but if I did not shrink from entering upon my new office it was because I considered that other factors would enable me to carry on the business of the country to the blessing of the although not in the same measure as my great prede yet on a smaller I am convinced that the edifice constructed under the pro minant cooperation of Prince with his force of his iron and hia deeplyrooted love of his is sufficiently joined together and built on a foundation firm enough to be able to withstand wind and weather even after his supporting hand is no longer I consider it to be an exceedingly gracious disposition of Pro vidence that at this moment of Prince Bismarcks sends the following extract from a retirement from public the person of our young letter which he has just received from Law1 illustrious Monarch has been allowed to stand out bon It would appear that I proniincntly in all its importance before Germany one of the crew of the Florida a steamer foreign and that this personage should be capable of tilling up the gap left by the Prince and stepping into the breach thereby I have uu shuken confidence in Prussias I think that the continuation of the Prussian State and of the The natives If you do we will I German empire that rests on its shoulders will be for long years to come for the whole world an his torical and I believe that this country and this Empire have before them a future full of You will have read his Majestys that the course of the ship is to remain the old the circumstance that my colleagues have continued to hold their offices will show you that the State Government has no intention of inau gurating a new But it lies in the nature of tilings and men that under a power like that of Prince with his own end in view had his own way of looking at and of managing other powers could scarcely find and many another mode of thought was kept in the anc many an idea and many a not be The first consequence of tie change will be that the several departments ol the Government will enjoy freer play and will step more into prominence than From this it will be unavoidable that amongst the Prussian Ministers the old constitutional cooperation oi colleagues will be more ev ident than it could be under that powerful MinisterPresident who has left The Chancellor then stated although not formally authorised to do he might express the readiness of the Government to consider all the desires of any party with a view to shoot The captain and engineer went into the accompanied by several of the The former had revolvers in their but the latter were After a short palaver the engineer fired into the and immediately the natives fired on the The captain The engineer was wounded in the arm and and together with the ran down to the In their flight they carried with them one of the natives to the steamer as a They appear to have been too fright ened to attempt to render assistance to the or to secure hig body if he were already We hear that the Henry of the American Baptist mission at has since been to the place to ask for the but the natives refuse to give it up unless the man who was captured is EPITOME OF FOREIGN AND GENERAL NEWS A DUEL was fought near Paris on Sunday morn between formerly deputy of and the editor of the Borriglioni was wounded in the THE Tucker is to be consecrated on the 25th as successor to Hannington and Parker in the bishopric of the Church of England The inevitable tendency of such con ferences is to inspire a disproportionate and exaggerated view of the work in and the public must watch with jealous care the persistent efforts of a firmly con federated body to attain more authority than is After the success of a teacher depends entirely on his own individual capacity and faithfulness and though the National modestly may help to ameliorate Ids any vainglorious attempt to assume power wfll be strongly and the condition of teachers will become more trying than at these men and women are engaged in an important and noble Accord ing to statistical children status that Frank a youth of has in breaking the bicycle quarter of a mile He performed the distance in The best previous performance was 36 A TELEGRAM from savs Leon of the Freshman class of the Trinity has just received news of his accession to of about through the death of an uncle in He will probably go abroad at A FATAL accident occurred on the Saginaw river on A steamboat plying between East Saginaw and Bay Micl struck against are actually on the and the average daily attendance is Al this differing in circum and under the continuous influence of those whom the National Union represents and the children progress to manhood may expect to note suits of that cumstances it is not find that the teachers we the various re Under these cir unsatisfactory to respect themselves and their As the President their object is not merely to produce an army of good spellers and but superior men and It is hoped that by means of the liberal fixed grant pro vided by the New Code financial stability will be given to the which will encou rage greater freedom and both in the aims and in the methods of good The Association congratulatec itself especially on the newlyconferred power to classify scholars according to at tainments and as now the best results may be obtained from each individual It is a reasonable ground of com plaint that in thirtytwo counties the School Boards are so lax as to allow children to work who have only passed Standard fixed rule gly urged and there appears to on the It be no stroi is that the Fourth standard should be the The subjects discussed show that the delegates at this Conference are really interested in their An excellent paper was read on Manual Train which it was shown is not without its Jnentalandmoral Abbottjate Head master of the City of London a remarkable address on civic and moral interesting quite as much to parents cooperation he invokes as to Scholastic training is only a means towards the end of building tip strong and worthy successors to the present It is therefore gratifying to find that teachers fully appreciate their high and are seeking to fulfil it in the noblest the pier of a and 30 of the passengers on deck were thrown into the Six of them were while several others were of reports to the Academy of Medicine that he has discovered a euro for It is a very simple tablespoon ful of flour of sulphur dissolved in a tumbler of After three days of this treatment his patients were rescued from imminent and fully IT is ASSEETED in military quarters in Petersburg that a young and beautiful Russian girl has recently been charged with an attempt to bribe a clerk of the General in order to obtain a copy of the new Russian mobili zation just sanctioned by the The girl and her parents were arrested as secret agents of a foreign A TELEGRAM from Ottawa says bill for the suppression of polygamy passed the House of Commons on five years imprisonment being enacted as the punishment fitting the A great argument in favour of the and the severity of the was the fact that Mor mons are emigrating in numbers to escape the United States THIRTYEIOHT Belgian and French sporting tics participated in an international cock fight held at Roubalo a few days The cock of the Society La Patte from won the first prize of This bird has been vic torious in six previous The bird of the Society from won the second priie of and three other Belgian societies won CONSIDERABLE interest was evinced at Bombay in on action for defamation of brought by Grattan Geary against at a meeting called to elect a committee to arrange for the Prince Albert Victor at Bom imputed to the prosecutor sympathy with The allegations were published in the London Times of February The legal pro ceedings terminated on Symons being condemned to pay damages to the amount of or to undergo three months A SHOCKING murder has just been detected at On 7 an old factory who was sent out to cash gome disappeared without leaving any A soap manufacturer named Philipsen was suspected of having set fire to his This missing messenger frequently came to Philipsens and was there the day he Philipien was irrested at Hamburg on board a steamer just for and brought to ffe has confessed that he strangled the mes robbed and packed the body in a which was filled up with chloride of This ask was despatched on 13 by steamer to New to be forwarded to a pretended firm at The murderer is 34 years of and was married a year He belongs to a respectable Jewish The body was after words found in the cask as described THE SEQUEL TO A DIVORCE I RAIDS ON BETTING General Henry Ronald Bislop of StafI At four oUock on Wednesday afternoon a strorg again appeared at force ot police made upon anotorious house Dalston on to further described as the Fidehs club answer a summons to ehow cause why he should The place has for several years past been not contribute towards the support of the illegitii police surveillance but for various reasons mate child of Bertha of j it was found impossible until to for the defendant then com menced his said she hod destroyed the notes she was reading from on the last In all the correspondence that had been put before the court she could not refer to any passage in which the general made any admission the but the general Hume and a very i i i 11 t i i l in organise a The place has been known as a club where gambling and betting were carried and many complaints are said to have been mace to the police of the conduct of members leaving the premises at early hours in the Detectiveinspector with Superintendent large body of had told her that he could make no ucb arrived in Greekstreet at exactly four in the mention as it might be used against She re Their appearance caused a great deal of excitement amongst the people m the who could not for some time discover theii membered writing to the defendant saying that she was rather upset by an affair of her Counsel What was that affair I was jilted by a young man named John Young The date of that letter is May continued She first entered General Mlvors family as nurse in She kept a watch on and after wards the general employed her to get up evidence for him She made a which the de fendant took down in That related to Mlvors conduct with a gentleman namedBenjamin read the end of the statement as I am only doing my duty to the lawful husband and innocent children of denied using the expression innocent That must have been put in by the general but she signed the was asked for an agree ment that complainant had and after some time gave this but he appeared to be suffering from the greatest He stamped his feet and struck the rail of the solici tors and muttered sold Being remonstrated with by the he begged the pardon of the and the examination of the girl was She said that when she signed document saying that she bad falsely accused the general of being the father of the she was in urgent need of and the solicitor threatened that if the did not sign it she and her brotherinlaw would be sent to Defendant again became greatly but Corser declined to hear anything except through the and the defendant replied that he regretted he was in such a delicate Corser ordered another their We shall take the good from whatever side and from whatever person it may he amidst loud and we shall adopt it if it is compatible with the good of the After expressing a wish that the House would show the Government the same conciliatory General von Caprivi concluded his speech amidst loud cheers with words that have if been heard in recent years from the Ministerial beunh In view of the difficult state of affairs at home whinh we shall have to we shall willingly operate and we hope for a close union all those who have a heart for and are minded to help to continue to and en large the State in a monarchical and the Empire in a national All parties were alike Bight when the Chancellor affirmed there was to be no break with the past by the institution of a new and the Left at the words that the views Of all parties without distinction would be carefully THE LABOUB FESTIVAL ON MAY It has been resolved by the Grand council of the National Federation of all Trades and Industries to hold a labour demonstration on May in con nection with those planned by the Continental end American and to assist in another on the following ACCIDENT TO Letters received from the Pacific station state that the sloop while at Pernambuco last narrowly escaped serious She arrived at Pernambuco on the 21st from Monte and was taken into port by a pilot and chored about 50 yards off the Recife During the night her stream anchor and she drifted round close to the When this was discovered in the morning the men were en gaged in trying to keep the vessels stem clear of the when the strong ebb tide caused the wire rope to break which baa been laid out on the starboard and the Icarus swung round and drifted bow on to the Here she re mained on a ledge for over four and was not got off again until the incoming tide floated her So far as could be ascertained she had not sus tained any The pilot denies all responsi bility for the and it is understood that an inquiry will be ordered into the THE MISSING STEAMER A bottle containing a on which were written the Steamer Captain on the bottom of the was picked up on Wednes day at near the It was a neas on the reverse side of which was printed banker and New There is reason to believe that this is a genuine message from the illfated National Liner Erin from New and seems to show that the steamer was lost not far from DEATH OP AN AFRICAN News has been received of the death of Alexander at near the Vic toria from hi the beginning of Feb Mackay was the son of a wellknown Scotch and was mechanical engineer in Berlin when Stanleys memorable letter from Uganda appeared in and led to the Church Missionary society undertaking a mis sion to the Victoria Alexander Mackay was one of the first to offer hia and proved to be a singularly able and accomplished young He sailed for with other members of the first on April I THE FATAL OUTRAGE AT A MUSIC At the Birmingham on Alfred no occupation William street singer and pavement artist and Agnes single were charged with causing the death of Arthur 3 3 Thomas on April Deceased was better known by the name of and was engaged as stage manager at the Canterbury Music at the corner of Parkstreet and Henry James barman at the Canter said that on April shortly after two be met Beard in Ho have you got a stiff pass to give me Wit ness told him he had whereupon the prisoner struck This occurred at the entrance to the hall He also made a kick at witness before he passed through the Later in tho when he went into the Beard again kicked Subsequently he saw Beard and Rutter in the and ordered them to leave the This time Beard struck him in the He called for and Hyde came He Hvde Be As Hyde entered Rutter struck him on the Deceased and witness endeavoured to eject the former taking hold of Rutter and the latter of After a struggle of about two minutes duration they succeeded in getting them into the aged 55 who died at Then the prisoner Cullis came upon the and Lambs witness saw her pull Hyde against the wall and scratch his He also saw Rutter with a brick in his and with it he dealt Hyde a violent blow behind the Rnttei did not have the brick in his hand at the beginning of the but witness could not say whence he procured Cullis shouted Settle him if we dont do it now well do it She also used language of au atrocious and threatened to put a knife into witness that night Hyde in the meantime was being violently assaulted by the All three kicked him as he was in a stooping posi tion against the He next saw Cullis deal the deceased a blow on the head with the The struggle and the assault lasted about half an Hyde was bleeding Witness took him to the where his wounds were and as the doctor at the institution gave him no definite instructions he took the deceased back to the liquor whence he was conveyed to his own He identified Cnllis as one who used to come into the liquor vaults Beard was in the habit of coming in to sell and he had seen the two male prisoners singing at the corner of There had never been any pre vious quarrel between deceased and any of the pri deposed to seeing Rutter with a brick in hia Cnllis was shout Kill him hearing was FALSE CERTIFICATES OF Arthur Hollo on Bligh of Upper E was summoned to Clerkenwell uu Wednesday by Alexander superinten dent registrar for births and deaths of the for having wilfully made a false for the purposes of the Births and Deaths Registration concerning the death of Charlotta Mabel and sent in the same as true James A further summons charged him with also making a false certificate concerning the death of Emily Louisa The deaths referred to were of and occurred on December 6 and 7 From the evidence it appeared that the fendant had attended the children for and on their deaths gave the father certificates of death in the name of Henry Foster L of The matter I KILLING A GOOSE IN BATTERSEA and a huge crowd soon block ing the and giving the police considerable difficulty in preserving An entrance was effected at the an extraordinary scene the A very largo room on the first lloor was crowded with sons engaged in readymoney in faro play and in other gambling The club waa full of visitors atthe and as they ware totally unprepared for the a SCOUR of great con fusion One in his endeavour to jumped through the window to the ground a distance of He was immediately by a constable who had witnessed his bold bid for The sum of was found on the faro well as quantities of packs of No resistance was as it was seen that any attempt at escape would be the house being completely It was neces sarily Home time before arrangements could be made for removing the prisoners to Vinostreet no fewer than 57 arrerts having been Amongst these were the a woman evidently of Gorman a bookmaker named and a young man named his Many of those arrested were young men from neighbouring shops and places of on oil a pretence or had forsokentheir employment to seek a few minutes relaxation at the These begged to be being evi dently In dread of losing their A long string of cabs having been the prisoners with some on account of the dense throng in the conveyed to Vine The last to leave the club was who cried as she was being placed in the The farotables and other implements of gambling were also taken to the At the policestation the prisoners were charged with being concerned in readymoney betting They will be broupht before the court today This is the first raid that has taken place under previous raids having been directed towards the suppression of gambling as carried on at the farotable and in other One hundred and seven members of have been summoned by the Liverpool police upon 176 charges of on 15 different premises known as and which the police allege to be maintained for gambling and The clubs a few weeks ago were prosecuted by the Excise for infringement of the licensing and fines amounting in the aggregate to over were The first cases on Wednesday related to the Beaver and resulted in two named Mercer and being fined each on one each on a second and like amount on a Two other who claimed trial by were committed to the sen Charges against members of the Parliament club were then proceeded DEATH OP AN INDIAN Danford Thomas held an inquest at the Holborn town on on the body of Henry Augustus who died at his residence on Saturday morning Eyctoe the a native of identified the and stated that deceased and his family arrived in London from India on tho 9th He was suffering from general On Saturday morning she prepared him hia usual early cup of and on requesting hha to drink it found that he was Henry the eldest gave an outline of the do ceoscds At the outbreak of the Indian mutiny he was in the Civil and then volun teered for military joining Hodsous He served with distinction uuder General Have lock at and was also at being rewardeu with a He was present at other and promoted to the rank of major He joined the Bengal police as district and was second in command to Superintendent Howard now one of the chiefs at During his service with the who in India combine military duties with those of the Civil he was present at a number of engagements in the NorthWest being specially mentioned in After 37 years of active duty he underwent a medical examina tion by William senior officer of the medical staff in and was invalided stated that the causa of death was the bursting of a bloodvessel on tha The jury returned a verdict THE FATALITY AT SHOEBURYNESS funeral of the unfortunate lad who met with his death through the explosion of a took placo on the body being borne to tho grave on JL gun carriage drawn by four and orders were given through the garrison to cease The father of the deceased is an old having served in the Coldstream Guards in Though the shell caught fire and blew up itdid not Had it done as it weighed everyone around would have been blown to As it the lad Smith was blown some eight feet up into tho and every particle of his clothing was torn off A pieea of his necktie was picked up some fifty yards An official inquiry into the fatal rence has been opened and came under tho notice of at whose in stigationthe present proceedings were De who pleaded was fined with SlNGTTLAB APPLICATION AOAINST A A respectably dressed who appeared to be in delicate made application to Haden Corser at Dalston on under the following August in consequence of serious he had to go into a He left his wife to look after his but when he came back again she would not allow him to come would she give him any Haden Corser What do you want me Applicant To order my wife either to allow mo in or give me money to keep Haden Corser It appears to be your bouse and your business and you have a right of Applicant But she wont let rladen Corser If a man cannot control his own no magistrate can do it for THE TicHBOSNECASE About a month ago Honniker received from an unknown correspondent in Australia an ex lensive cablegram announcing that Sir Roger richborne had been and that a etter giving details was on the The gentleman has now received the promised which ha describes as very but de clines to disclose details until after it has been seen by the solicitors of Sir Henry to whom he haa forwarded the Westminster county on the London County council brought an action against George Gregory for the recovery of the value of a goose alleged to have been killed by the defendants The case for the plaintiffs was that on 30 the water was frozen over in and a number of geese were ting about on among them a block goose of special breed and Suddenly the defendants dog rushed in among the pounced the black one and killed After hearing the evidence his honour said there was not strict proof of tha ownership of the and there must be a LANDSLIP AT serious landslip has occurred at near about an aero of cultivated land on the verge of Sheppoy Cliff falling into the Tho farmer who occu pies the which wai cultivated with walked over it only a few minutes before the sub sidence took The sea has made a seripui inroad on the Sheppey coast during tho last few a considerable quantity of laud having been washed COMPLAINT AGAINST woman applied to at the Thames on for She said that she had two children in Barnardos but tha authorities of the home declined to tell nor wherj they Mead said he could not do any thing for her in that as he had no jurisdic Perhaps Baruardo would be able to giva an
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