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LAWN TENNIS. - The return match was played on Tuesday afternoon between Ely and Haddenham, resulting in a win for the city combination by 83 games to 47. Miss Griffin and Mr. G. King beat Miss L. Porter and Mr. B. Miles, 6-2, beat Miss O. Porter and Mr. A. Miles, sen. 6-O, beat Miss G. Neville and Mr. A. Miles jun., 6-3, beat Miss F. Neville and Mr. A. N. Other, 6-1; Miss Bowsher and Mr. A. V. Thompson beat Miss L. Porter and Mr. B. Miles, 6-2, beat Miss O. Porter and Mr. A. Miles, sen., 6-1, beat Miss E. Neville and Mr. A. N. Other, 6-2; and lost to Miss G. Neville and Mr. A. Miles, jun., 4-6; Miss Evans and Mr. S. Gaskin beat Miss L. Porter and Mr. B. Miles, 6-2, lost to Miss O. Porter and Mr. A. Miles, sen., 1-6, lost to Miss G. Neville and Mr. A. Miles jun., 4-6, lost to Miss E. Neville and Mr. A. Other, 2-6; Miss Hamence and Mr. M. Williams beat Miss L. Porter and Mr. B. Miles, 6-4, beat Miss O. Porter and Mr. A. Miles, sen., 6-4; beat Miss G. Neville and Mr. A. Miles, jun., 6-1, beat Miss E. Neville and Mr. A. N. Other, 6-1.


LAWN TENNIS. - On Saturday the Ely Lawn Tennis Club Visited Haddenham where a most enjoyable time was spent. The climatic conditions were scarcely ideal, but the Haddenham Club are the fortunate possessors of a court which combines ample shelter with its numerous other advantages, and the high wind was consequently not such a serious trouble as it otherwise might have been. The match ended in an easy win for the visitors who secured 71 games to Haddenham's 41. In the appended scores the Ely players are given first in each instance:

Miss C. Griffin and Mr G. King beat Miss Neville and Mr A. Miles, 7-0; Mrs Tebbutt and Mr T. D. Pate, 7 -O; Miss L. Porter and Mr B. Miles, 5-2; and Miss O. Porter and Mr Miles, 5-2.

Mrs Bowsher and Mr A. V. Thompson beat Miss Neville and Mr A. Miles, 7-0; Mrs Tebbutt and Mr Pate, 7-O; Miss L. Porter and Mr B. Miles, 4-3; and Miss O. Porter and Mr Miles, 6-1.

Miss J. Evans and Mr H. C. Crabbe beat Mrs Tebbutt and Mr Pate, 4-3; Miss L. Porter and Mr B. Miles, 4-3; lost to Miss Neville and Mr A. Miles, 3-4; and Miss O. Porter and Mr Miles, 2-5.

Miss E. E. Hamence and Mr H. W. Potter beat Mrs Tebbutt and Mr Pate, 5-2; lost to Miss L. Porter and Mr B. Miles, 3-4; Miss O. Porter and Mr Miles, 1-6; and Miss Neville and Mr Miles, 1-6.









SIR FREDK. HIAM

SIR FREDERICK HOWARD.

Bedford has lost a prominent townsman by the death, yesterday, of Sir Frederick Howard, head the firm of J. and F. Howard. ironfounders, at age of 87. He was the son of the late Mr. John Howard, whom ho succeeded in business over thirty years ago. A few years later he and his brother, the late Mr. James Howard, M.P., established the Britannia Ironworks at Bedford, at which several hundreds of men are employed in the manufacture of agricultural machinery. The Britannia buildings are amongst the most imposing in the town. Sir Frederick received the honour of knighthood in 1895.



 


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