Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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A COUNCILLOR and his wife, who had been spending a fortnight at Cromer, were among passengers travelling by the famous

A COUNCILLOR and his wife, who had been spending a fortnight at Cromer, were among passengers travelling by the famous Norfolk express of the Great Eastern Railway which was wrecked just outside Colchester station on Saturday afternoon. Though much shaken and unnerved by the heart-rending catastrophe, neither received any physical hurt.

In furtherance of the proposal to form a bowling club for Henley and district a meeting was held at the Oxford Temperance Hotel last evening. Mr H Farr presided. A temporary committee was formed, with Mr W Baker as honorary secretary, and the chairman said he hoped that as many possible of the townspeople would be present at another meeting to be held on Tuesday evening when the proposal would be further considered.

The Royal Engineers, who were in camp for training purposes, in Shiplake Meadows, had their annual sports day on Wednesday. There was a capital programme of events and some good sport was witnessed. The Sonning Brass Band was in attendance and played selections at intervals during the afternoon.

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