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FROM FAR & NEAR. ———— tludgs and Old Masters," Mr. Justice Eve, III the Chancery Divi': I sion: Some people think that the less you look at these Oid Masters the better. Old Masters! Velazquez and so on. "What are they? -1 should turn them into cash if they were mine." (Laughter.) ? Welsh If Italian." A story is told of a South Wales tenor who waR singing in one of the garribon towns Iva,, siligiii- 'n oiie o,the ?,arri6oti toa,iis l  .j]d. He had a sple: d)d voice and what. is termed the "Al" f-tage appearance. There was a request for an Italian song. The Welshman responded, ii t,d the cheers and encores were- vociferous, He had given Baii(-r ein Gwlad," A Tolerant Old Lady. Professor (iriiiiths, principal of Univer- sity College, Cardiff, addressing the Bristol University Colston Society, said the late Sir George Darwin, who was an authority on tides, was once experiment- ing in his rooms at Trinity College, Cam- bridge, with a hath, some sand, and a pail of water, when hin "bedder" eii- tered and found him making artificial sandbanks. Queer occupation, isn't said Sir George. "Well, sir, was the reply, it does no harm lind it amuses you." Lady and Blind Senator. I I I I Ù¡<3 truU has negun at UKianoma City of Mr. Thomas P. Gore, the famous American blind Senator, who is defendant in a suit for £ 10.000 damages brought agaiiist him by Mrs. Minnie Bond, a. handsome woman, aged 32. Mrs. Bond alleges that Mr. Gore fit-tempted to assault her in a hotel in Wash- ington, which s he visited at the time of President Wilson's inaugtirition for the pur- pose of enlisting the Senator's support to obtain an appointment for her husband, an internal revenue collator. Royalty for ileviport. Sir Henry Mather Jackson, presiding at the annua] meeting <-f t..<; Alexandra (New- port and South Wales) Docks and Harbour Board on Thursday, announced that Pnnce Arthur of Connaught would open the new look on July 14th next. The lock, which waa rapidly nearly completion, was the largest of its kind in the world. As far as the entrance to the Commercial Dock was concerned, they were certainly first, and it was gratifying to find Prince Arthur show- ing his appreciation of the undertaking. South Africa's Way. I riow General Smuts gave the order tor the arrest of the South African Labour leaders is thus described by an English resident in Johannesburg in a letter to a. London friend About noon two tele- phones were in use. General Smuts at Pretoria was at one end and Colonel Truter in Johannesburg was at the other. The last words were: Look here, Truter, I shall be at the office at two o'clock— just ring me up and tell me they are all arrested.' At two o'clock General Smuts put down the receiver, saying, Thanks, Truter!' American Humour. Although complaints are heard that seme of our judges joke too much, they are not quite so free and easy in court as certain occupants of the American Bench., When ft man charged with stealing some spoons from an innkeeper named Stei-rit pleaded that he was guilty at the time of the offence a Louisiana judge, the Hon. Kiah Rodgers, discharged him "I have reason to know," confessed his Honour, "that the liquor sold by is enough to make a man do any- thing dirty. If he will sell such abominable stuff he ought not to have the protection of this Court." Rodgers, on another occasion, when a pickpocket he had fined 25 dols. could produce only 15 dols., re- marked. "Turn him loose in the crowd, ar.d let him raise the other ten." Messages Set Fire To. Ms Se! Fire.,TO. ? ?,- ?- At r isnguara, at tne cwse ot preacning i services, on Thursday, the pastor (the Rev. S. Thomas) of Berachah New Church. Good wick, in handing over the documents to the moderator, announcing that the whole of the mortgage had been paid off, and the edifice was free from bondage of any kind. The Rev. J. D. Symmons then set fire to t,he deeds on a tray in the centre of the "set fawr." Th new Berachah is one of the finest chapels in the county. The Rev. J. D. Symmons, who has retired on concluding 40 years' pastorate at Berachah, ci-ownecl hi. labours by raising the larger portion of the cost of the new edifice', the remaining R300 being cleared by the efforts of the new pas- tor. Cricket In Church. Skill at cricket may help a parson to win the hearts of his flook. but it can-not often be directly helpful in his clerical duties. The Rev. E. S. Carter, however, does record one ease, says the Chronicle." k Min?ster aB vioax- When he went to York Minster as vicar- eloral, the Dean. Mr. Buncombe, did not like playing cricket. But one Sunday morning, as Mr. Carter took the alms dish from the choirboys who did the collecting, one of the awkward collecting bags with three wooden handles fell off. Mr. Carter Instinctively fielded it, catching it neatly with his right hand while he held the heavy dish steady in his left. After the eervice the Dean said, with a smile, "Well, Mr. Carter, I see there are some advan- tages in being able to play cricket." Not a Rifle. I Baseless suspicions ot • gun-running" to evade the official prohibition against import- ing arms into Ireland led to a little comedy in Cpokstown, County Tyrone, Ulster. A j poet-man emerged from the post office there with a long, narrow, brown paper parcel slung from his .-houidtr. A wondering crowd followed. Members of the Royal Irish Constabulary armed in hasfte and fol- lowed closely behind, and the postman, says the "Mail," began to tremble. Slowly he made his way to tho address on the parcel. There was a silence when the door was opened by a little girl. Oh, mummie, it s come," she cried joyfully. Tearing away the paper, she revealed a new umbrella, with the message, "From your loving Unde Joe, Fore-it Gate, London." Then the crowd melted away. Rustic Smartness. The discussion on the sale of advow- a(kna, and the announcement of the approach- es establishment of a sardine industry on the Sea of Galilee, remind me of how a liiherationist lecturer was ,flooied by rustic ready wit some twenty years ago," writes a corespondent. "The lecturer, a peculiar °^ensive type of ks breed, had read out, with withering scorn, tho advertisement of an advowson for sale. Among other at- tractions mentioned, the advertisement set forth that a trout-stream flowed through the Rectory garden. Imagine," thundered the lecturer, only imagine a clergyman aocept- lltg the charge of immortal souls because there is a trout-stream in his garden And A voice from the bottom of the room, in slow, bucolic drawl, exclaimed, The 'postles was f!Fjh--r.s I' The lecturer turned his attention to something else." The Road to Riehas. \,1. I- I -"■i. John i>urns is not tne only trade unionist who has done quite well in the Government service, though no one else. s touchc-d the £5.000 m;1Tk. Mr. D. J. "I,ackl-eton. sonie time President of the Amalgamation, and Labour mem- l,er fi-)I, tll,- Clitheroe Division of Lancashire, Is an Insurance Commissioner at £ 1,000 a Year. \11-. Richard Bell, "who started life s a TAdw-ay guard, and was afterwards ^cretary of the Am<f!?amat?! Society of J! ??y SeTvants- and MP- for DeTbv, is l  of the ?'?"- exchanges at £ 400 t,.c63() ?,I,r. Nlitch-ell, wll(.) "sP-d ?eci,-etai- of the C,eiierilicra- tion nr -trfKU' ?"?'' and ?? D. C. <umm ")SS' om'p secretary of the Boiler- 1 l,lk1l1lngS, ""?'' ?f-ret.try of the Bf?er- ,il,!1'r,. <ire .s5istrI1\t Industrial (om- MitcheJl' nder ?? ?onrd of 1ra(lp. Mr. ?'?he'C,??' -??? ? -?? a. ye?r. tn?M'"r ?D?ngs' £ 500 to £ 700,

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