It is said that while the channel squadron were exercising on August 21a quick-firing gun was inadvertently loaded with "live" instead of ; "dummy" cartridge, andVshot went across the Japanese battleship Fuji. The British Admiral apologised for tho mistake. The cases of the alleged severe flogging of a small boy at the Richmond road School by the head-master (Mr Ell's) occupied the Ponsonby School Committee till midnight yesterday. They came to i.h« cr»odusion that the punishment was unduly severe, and that the matter should go tcjheßoard of Educa. tion for adjudication'. 7 " " •-':'•-.•• should join Montague's Circulating Library: subscription, 2s 63 Hew. booke added weekly. Splendid re*dlnj,^[AOTT.]
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 7, Evening Star, Issue 10449, 20 October 1897
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