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l’holo. ,,D-ogall, )ban. ASHORE ON THE ISLE OF MULL : THE HISTORIC HOSPITAL-SHIP “MAINE ” OF BOER WAR FAME. The ” Maine,” which was attached to part of the Home Fleet off the West Coast of Scotland, recently went ashore in a fog on the Isle of Mull, and has been abandoned by the Admiralty. The patients were safely removed. The ” Maine ” was the gift to the Nation of the women of America during the South African War.


ALL SAVED THROUGH WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY. THE RED STAR LINER “GOTHLAND WRECKED ON THE SCILLY ISLANDS. The “Gothland 76oo0 tons) owned by the Belgian American Line. bound from Montreal to Rotterdam, recently struck rn a thick fog on the Gunner Rocks off the Srilly Islands. There were O28 people on board, and no hves were lost. The St. Mary’s and St. Agnes’ lifeboats and the mail-steamer ” Lyonesse ” went to the rescue in response to wireless calls.


Photo. Unde rwod ad Underwooa. AFTER HIS TEAM HAD WON THE POLO CIP: LORD WIMBORNE “CHAIRED ”


Photo. Prtorsal e’ Co. I DON’T THINK I EVER HAD A HAPPIER MOMENT IN MY LIFE “: LORD WIMBORNE, WITH THE CUP, ADDRESSING THE CROWD.


AFTER THE GREAT VICTORY: LADY WIMBORNE CHEERED.


Lord Wimbome and his polo team which so dramatically won back the Polo Cup in America recently recelved a great ovation after the second and deciding match. Lord Wimbomr and the team received


the Cup on the roof of the pavilion, and he mde a short speech, in which he sad: “I don’t think I ever had a happier moment in my hrf.”


THE POSTAL STRIKE IN PARIS: A STRIKE MEETING HELD INSIDE THE OFFICES.


ON STRIKE IN THE CENTRAL POST OFFICE IN PARIS: OFFICIALS WITH FOLDED ARMS AT I OW TH¶ MATT ~ TO ACCUIMIULATE.


)11 FOOD SUPPLIES FOR LOYAL POSTMEN BARRICADED IN THE PARIS POST OFFICE.


A set days ago London was surprised to see on its posters “No mails froo Pars thi mcornong,” the reason being that there was a strike in the Paris General Post Office, due to the Senate delaying to pass a Bill to improve conditions in the postal service. The postmen stoned a force of police sent to deal


with thern. About a milhon postal packets were held up owing to the strike. 3000 lal postmen who had finished their night’s work on the upper floors were barricaded by strikers below. They tried to get food by means of ropes, but the pohce interfered.


Plhto. Illus. Bureau. “YOU’VE SUNK MY SHIP! ” CAPTAIN KENDALL GIVING EVIDENCE AT THE INQUIRY INTO THE “EMPRESS OF IRELAND” DISASTER.


Phoo. C.S. WHERE ONE LIFE WAS LOST: THE WRECKAGE AFTER THE COLLISION OUTSIDE CANNON STREET STATION.


Captain Kendall in his evidence said that after being picked up and taken on board the ” Storstad ” he said to her captain, “You’ve sunk my ship. You were going at full speed.” After that he collapsed and became unconscious.


On June 27 the 9.t a.m train from Cannon Street to Hastmngs, on the South Eastern and Chatham Railway, just after leaving Cannon Street ran into a tram arriving from Plumstead. One carriage of the Plumrstead train was overturned, one passenger in it being killed. Nineteen others were injured.



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Issue 3924. - Vol CXLV

Jul, 04 1914

Illustrated London News