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VARIOUS CABLES

By Telegraph.— Prew Association.— Copyright. (Received September 14, 9.45 a.m.) ANONYMOUS DONATION TO WELSH CHURCHES. LONDON, 13th September. Fifty- thousand pounds has been given anonymously to the Calviniatic and Methodist Churches in Wales. (Received September 14, 10.20 a.m.) AVIATOR HART. SYDNEY, Thw Day. Mr. Hart, the aviator, who was injured recently while making a flight, is recovering. He has decided to abandon aviation. (Received September 14, 10.45 a.m.) THE VEND CASE. < MELBOURNE. This Day. Mr. Wise has concluded his address in the Vend case. RECENT BOMB OUTRAGE IN MACEDONIA. CONSTANTINOPLE, 13th Sept. The Doiran, Macedonia, bomb outrage — by which 20 persons were killed and 30 injured— was the work of a Bultarian. He entered the town on horseack and deposited a sack of flour, containing the infernal machine, in the crowded market place. The victims were mostly Mussulmans. SUICIDE OF MRS. JACK JOHNSrtN. NEW YORK, 13th September. Jack Johnson, at the inquest on his wife, who committed Buicide, said Mrs. Johnson had suffered a nervous breakdown, due to nursing him wheh he Was suffering from suicidal mania resulting from injuries received while fighting with Jeffries. Johnston declared he was itill feeling the after-effects of that fight. His wife knew this, and was greatly depressed. Johnson asserts that he tried t6 choke himself to death on several occasions, and his wife saved him. A Verdict of suicide whilst temporarily insane was returned. A BAKER CONVICTED AND FINED. SYDNEY, 13th September. A baker was convicted to-day for a, number of breaches of the pastry-cooks and baking awards, including short payments of wages. The fines ahd costs totalled £108. PROSECUTIONS ABANDONED. SYDNEY, 13th September. The Government has withdrawn the prosecutions of directors of the Colonial Sugar Company for failing to answer questions before the Sugar Commission, except in the case of Sir Normand MacLaurin. GOVERNMENT HOUSE, SYDNEY. SYDNEY, 13th September. The offer of three citizens to contribute the rent for Government House for two years— the balance of Lord Denman's term as Governor»General-— has been withdrawn. (Received September 14, 10.20 a.m.) m „ SYDNEY, This Day. The State Ministers consider the lasl word has been said in connection with Government House. Plans are being prepared incorporating the whole of the grounds with the Botanic Gardens. (Received September 14, 10.50 a.m.) SYDNEY, Tide Day. Lord Denman has notified that he will terminate hits residence at Government House next month, and depart for Melbourne. COMMONWEALTH MATERNITY BONUS. MELBOURNEj 13th September. Replying to opponents of the maternity bonus, who question its constitutionality, Mr. Hughes, Federal Attor-ney-General, says : "I know no law or no power to say to the Commonwealth : 'You must hot spend your money in this direction,' " ALTERATIONS TO THE OLYMPIC. LONDON, 13th September. The alterations to the White Star liner Olympic cost £250,000: SUPPOSED HOUSEBREAKER DRAWS A PLAN. SYDNEY, 13th September. A well-dressed man, claiming to be an ihsurance inspector, was allowed by a suburban postmaster to inspect the rear of the office premises. On going out later the postmaster discovered his visitor sketching the rear premises of the Commercial Bank branch next door. The man mumbled an excuse, and decamped. The police believe hl« description tallies with that of a sup posed safe breaker who has boen operating in the city. A NELSON RELIC FOR AUSTRALIA. SYDNEY, 13th September. Collectors hitherto have been able to locate, only five out of six of Lord Nelson's sea chests. Sir Alfred Pease has handed the sixth to the Australian Historical Society. It wag left with Sir Alfred Pease's father by Captain Barlow, whoso widow married Earl Nelson, tho only surviving brother of the hero of Trafalgar,

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VARIOUS CABLES, Evening Post, Volume LXXXIV, Issue 66, 14 September 1912

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VARIOUS CABLES Evening Post, Volume LXXXIV, Issue 66, 14 September 1912

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