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NEWS TIT-BITS.

John Gilmer Speed' a prorninenf . « and newspaper man ha s >g*.r N.L, on a„5 *J»{ smgle inch in thickness? LijL v? a as clearly through one of tw me * as through ordinal A demonstration by unemployed -, '• cians as a protest against the fg^ sli permitting army bands'to &Ja •£ c « them in takin/publ? tably at Olympia, where the&fc"*!; have displaced _ was witnessed by an ehormnuF' *$$fc Whitehall/London ?n^°u^ c {W.it Although she lies at the bottom of fiT Atlantic in the "open sea.^S""■"' variously estimated from' thirty*- _#■" fifty fathoms, attmptf__£*g*gift -msion with the I^&Sgjftj The inevitable has transpired 'Sydney Bulletin"), 0 'g%, Shaw's has been transformed %& ?%V; comic, opera, "Arms and the _W» writer of the opera is Oscal sfe" Th 6 ft* title hasfenaltStlferf > fere Soldaf ("The Brave SoldierW' §1| at present being pedormeaJaSed^: The self-made man was' in* ' & ■ " ""~ mood. "Thejse schools "they're igs & practical knowledge; see P *°W, my. son, to i^* ? ihg Greek, aii' S Algebra for " R couldn't." *'•" --?. ??.-, ■■;* Along with the dinner, the old hJ, had ordered in the city mtaur«fe waiter brought a dimizmtrf S&' JfT- » the old ma-'disSSl and calbng the waiter', hT-lSliPl raster, ef yew ain't/ tew fe-T'l plate an' put some butter on it*''"" Sir James Crichtqn Browne^' . - at a meetmg of the Roy_i ifStSP London, last' month/ tI%WS >.en placed by a lady 4mK M uucpoditiona ly afige " dirgS fi managers for the purposes ctf'the Etii? ion. The Royal p-3-Och Government in ouring the famous B_nd3 if this eventuates (there seems __ilsent many obstacles in the way)'" liifi? lasia may be on ' the gui' vive %" r "_ very great treat in r wayV-in mus*c; perhaps the, highest,they £1 ever had. - ° - ' :■ '•;•'.'".?. _..^ r " P WMe's *'Saiome3Avith j}f Eiekard Strauss's setting; "was produSi at the Manhattan- Opera 'House'''fist month, with Miss Marjr: Gardeht in &" title role. It was a record*_ouserai: big prices were paid even' lot'stahdli room. ■, A triumph" - for terrible "arf/'ViI a phrase which' ~sums* up' the : vcrdict : oi . ISiew York's most accomplished critics. "* *f tiR E Vaney, Wales, movej-du/riliij. recent gale, ami completely *_".. h , O :-S.? s V which were situated 'direollj at its. foot. , The; landslide 'ewe yeS suddenly, giving;Tittle,oi- no \s.Wng,%ut with the exception: pit' _ the minates o.f"%hpuse'k|aßag')a ,, to K es; cape. ' " ■•'.-' .'•■ it "re'poit-fQr. 1907 nptijs sonfe enrious ne^facts- IpncerniM the re-marriage 'of "the, widowed. 'j-l whole marriage, rate of 'comparecl with, 1880, cent* 'the" widov-ers, ajnd 'widows "than unmarried'of eit||r ~se£"" ___['-, *w__m of t-£wid°,w. is tfi'e markable feature "of the''stat^_;cs. , ' tv> '. > r y After twenty, years tempts to house the very poor of' Lon. don, dwplbngs" are jjpw' to. be. 'ere,c,t;e(l iij Chdsea fpr only earjfMM less than 2§_(, a V e §£ will' be a^gibje"i|j tenant's- This pppprtuni%.> is, o|| ing to Earlj Cadpgii,n ff*?W '%s « land, on \yhich 1 and 2-roomeiJ tenements are to. be built, *£' a, rental 6( 2/G to 3/ for. pne, vppm, according to floon and ij, tftSy fpir tv\'o, rooms. " .■■■ . ■;;■".!■■ William Moore and his sister were shoV through the head and killed at the begins. nipg of Eebruary, at a lonely. farinlipSss known as Cleasby Grange, near Bariing« ton, where they, lived with George Miicm, their aged father, and anothsr 61 iif sons. John George Moore, brother of ti«. victims, and fdrmeriy in business is s draper in London, was afterwards founcl iwith his brains blown out in-the having, evidently committed suicide^ Curious % circumstainces have '"cpmpeM., the Berlin police, "to deparl'from phe of their strictesT; regulations," and sa^dti.on the wearing of male apparel -y v a wpiijrfij. ■' The recipient of tl\is is 24 years of ajje, arid medical' experts gave it as'theu; ophVv ion that though the' person in" question was undoubtedly a wofimn, her character and general appearance were. ($ the masculine '"type'," ani that "she much more" likely to'caiise a''jbubl"a |4*J; dal' in petticoats than'in tro l use*,''|V . Nothing less, than, £20,00,0. is the, sutn thsfc has been aslie(i"ih a lawsuit fr?M*' Paris cabwoma,n, as damages _o? hay#| caused, as It is alleged, the <3,eath pf,» very wealthy merchant from the wM vinces. Plaintiff-f, held' dircjctljr:';**-. spbnsib].e, becatisje.. tlipy. sh(j v$S not 'iib'lei to' _bld"ln a rnnaway bpiiie. Wjjjs she was driving. If the hprse ; flap; b?« driven'by a man, they''argue'd, he have had strength enough to stop, it,: . The manager and five directors 9.f t|| Mutual Bank, Ltd., have bfieh; arre*;t«» in Glasgow and remitted to the. Sheriff m connection with a series of alleged which are said to. have, extended , number of years. The bank, which cafflei into existence about twelve 7 9&§ Wm for the purpose, of assisting small tradesmen and shppkeepers, who in |M Wft were its shareholders, was closed, in Mm and since then its affairs ha,v;o, heea in the hands of liquidators. At Eow-street on February. 4th, Mft Herbert Muskett, on behalf of the Ihdi» Office, applied for summons against.» Brahmin for assaulting Sir William If?; Warner, Vice-President of the Cpuncd.O-; ' India, while on his way from the Ina'l. Office. The Brahmin, said Mr. Muskett. had made an ineffectual attempt to, interview Sir William, and brandished a sticg about his head and struck him on the \w | with it. Sir William, it was stated, vvM similarly assaulted at the same, spot P?' another Brahmin on January 12. .v; The carpenter at the <3ft| dens is in mourning, says tho "D?»X Mail," for the solitary baby walrus -Adead. It died in its own particular railf''off portion of the sea lions' house yip two keepers in attendance doing all tMV was humanely possible to keep the V'»l«----able life from failing. But the effort* | were of no avail, and just beforii- m ; Oiji-eak of day the walrus turned %B* blankets which swathed it and eougnea. out its last breath. It was which killed the baby waku*., ; ; ;:

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NEWS TIT-BITS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 68, 20 March 1909

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