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THE TIMES, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 1910. 9 NEW CIVIL SERVICE PENSION SYSTEM. (By Fraxcis Geouge Heath.) Having spent forty - two years of a somewhat strenuous life inside the Civil Service and having served the cause of Briti?h Government employee for more than eight years as Vice - Chairman of the Ci - il Servant' Deferred Pay Executive Committee, the present writer is gratified that a Cabinet Minister has now presented to those who have brought about a great reform in the Government pension system tome token of appreciation. Agitation and Remedy. Against the manifest injustice of the Civil Service rystem under the Superannuation Act of 1859 an agitation was started about fifteen years ago by the Civil Servants' Deferred Pay 1M" !::n Go' hundred thousand ants : and it has tak.n all brine about the reform at length ppointea in IWz. it reported bv the i 1903, I the decision contention of those who had demanded inquiry, is given in Clause 10 of the Report, which sayB i It appears to us to bo true that a deferred pen?i for m. - diatr tinuity heing maintained during' MM 1 not accruing Iroai year to year as an in the same clause, the Com ity is ad vi t and a facility c l if age or infirmity UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE. CAMBRIDGE, Jcne !. MATHEMATICAL HONOURS. ? read out at tl In each class the nam's are arranged this year, for the Crst time, in alpl - ah'tical order and there is thcr - fore no Senior W rangler. The mark (6) is attached to the names of those candidates who have satisfied tie Moderators and Examiners in subjects of Schedule B. The mark (6) is attached to the mm. s of those candidates who in the opinion of the Moderators and Examiners deserve special credit in subjects of Schedule B. Best. J. K.. Kin, - School, Chester, and Queens'. BiroJ - .al!. W . B.. Wfstramst r and iTinity. , I., S., Oto 7 (6). X. - .uehe: A. T. Hedgecock, John's ; R. C. Hopkinson, Trinity C. O. F. Jenkin, King's; A. R. Kelsev, Magdalene W. F. Knhrht. Emmanuel: Y. K. kuntav. Non Coll. ; J. P. L. McKenna, Emmanuel : J. G. Madden, Catharines: W. G. Prore. Trinirt :' U. L. Bees! John's; F. Kii;..n. Magdalene; A. H. RoweJL Johns; F. P. Budkins, Clirist's ; H. M. Sale, Christ's; H. II. Stevens. CI?. re : P. H. TurabulL King's ; W. E. M. Walton, Pembroke ; J. S. Wilkin - d, broke ; H. G. Bi i. King's ; J. A. S. If. Ca - nlehow, Selwyn ; Kind's; U. T. Godber. Trinitv ; II. P. Pembroke: N. B. Hart. Downinc : If. D. Henderson, Emmanuel; K. P. C. B. J - lutchings. k.i iel ; J. C. Je , Chri - jel; 1 : S. A. 1. Trinity ; E. L. If. Mellursh, Selwvn ; J. L. C. Kind's: M. M. Moursi. Pembroke: L. P. , King's; H. O. Pearsall, Emmanuel ; T. Y. Selwyn; K. S. Chast'ney, H. E., Nottingham High School and P. nruen. 1. 3'.. C' - arterhons - and Trinity (b). Ford r. II. ... Xe.rth WaMiam and Si.in y (6). Inf Jd. L.. . ns Seh - 1. 1 - linir'' n, and Queens' (6). . G. H. S., King's School, Canterbury, and id Sidney (6). Ruahforth, F. V.. City of Loi S..irco. F. W.. Williai School, Gospel Oak, ,6.; Weleh, J. J., Rugby and Trinity (6). Bacglev. A. C, Emr Baker,' W. E.. Trii contested this view of the Commissioners. They hod assumed " continuity " of service ; but tliey contended that when everv condition of that kind had been fulfilled they were still left jj' rj' l Queers Stranded, so to speak, in instances where, the Fraiikiin, C. R., Peml ' servant havinc fulfilled his part of the barnaui, his master, the State, took undue advantage in declining to admit that there was another kind of continuity " that between the prospective pensioner and those who when ne died prematurely should have been able to reap the benefits of what he had paid for but iwqsi wmniiM loners tney ao say, ! Lodge. K. F., Kir , G., Joh. it Man, .bar Lai. Christ's 15 : i Clause It is eviden to us that there it not wise that the Sta those alone who si widespread expedient that a more general System of help should They proceeded to carry out tliis mendation bv tucestinr: that when Servant died prematurely his dependants should receive one year's pay ; and that be also should have a bonus of a year s pay if he would consent to pay for it by agreeing to accept as superannuation allowance forty - eightieths of his salary instead of forty - sixtieths for each year of service. That is to say, that when he had served the usual maximum period of 40 vears he should obtain as pension a half instead of two - thirds of his retiring oaiary. The New System. A considerable amount of discussion took place in the Civil Service as to the offered terms ; a plebiscite was taken to ascertain the views of those interested, and then some negotiation with the Government was begun. It was .contended that, in nil the circumstances, two years' instead of one year's pay should be the bonus if the severe conditions of the half - salary pension instead of two - thirds were enforced. The contention has ended in a sort of compromise, which lias been stereotyped by the new Pension Act, Briefly its provisions - compulsory for new entrants but optional for those in the Sor - ice before the passing of the new Act are that about a year and a half's pay, based on the amount of the salary given just before retirement, should be allowed in addition to the annual forty - eightieths, and, should the prospective recipient predecease the pensionable period, his legal representatives should be paid a bonus of one year's pay. This arrangement is adjustable to any period of service by the provision that he should be pud a lump sum, equal to one - tbirtieth of the annua alary and emolumonta of his office, multiplied by the e additional alio . L. A.. . C. J., Corr Imm. ; F. 1 No Tysoi - J. C M. Ferguson, acdalis Wrancler. A. B. D. Finnev. Girton. Senior Optimes. J. M. Earle, E. Forrest, and M. Sa :. N. wnhani. .tnnior Optimes. A. V. Clarke, Newnham ; E. W. Cull, tiirtoi, : W.M. Fullerton and G. A. Hollvetell, Newnbam ; D. Lewis, and E. M. Pugh, Girton ; and K. F. F. Reeve. Xcwnham. Attained the Standard of the ordinary degree. E. P. Garstang, Newnham. s educated at the University College e tutors, Dr. Ask with and Mr. H. A r. Chapman, of Eccles the Royal Techniea , Salford, and Maj xrn at Guild - ScholarshiDS while at the ell - road Crmncil School. He is a scholar an nan of Peterhouse. Mr. Ferguson is a senior scholar of Trinity. Mr. I order was educated at Parton G icbool. North WaLsham, and is a foundation f Sidney. Private tutors, Mr. Robson a id Mr. Munro. Mr. Jaffee it a scholar of Mr. Laing. son of the Burton Bam burgh, Nort i - M. G. H. Trurna: . Slade, Trinity; W. Young, The names in each class are arranged in alphabetical order. Clis, l.I. Thwoites, Girton. Class II. E. L. Barnard. Girton; L. M. Black, Girton ; K. Grant. Newnham : A. M. .lnek. - on. Newn - Class 111. I. L. L. Buchler. Gir Newnham ; F. K. RoHand, ton; C. G. L. Mc ; E. M. Woodhouse, S. D. L. Baker, Gir . Class I. H. S. Bail Selw. Class II. H. Al in, CI a. ; L. F. Brc h. Chrit . Tnr.. : .1. K. T. Har'l. F. E. Francillon. Clirist :. .' it - , Tiin. ; P. H. M( Pusinelli, Pemb. ; W. I , Selw. ; C. H. Skej . E. sw i. h: Southern Sweden (the Bight Rev. H. W. Tottie), and Mr. T. G. Jackson, R.A. ScD. Sir OUvcr Lodge, F.R.S. (Principal Ttin. : G. ; A. G. B. Hawkins, Trin. H. V. L. Prinsep and J. H. M. Smith, Trin. ' Part II. Class I. G. St. G. Kelton. Queens' X. F. Parrington, Cla. ; B. Pickard, Trin. Class II. usinelli!PPem'bft " C e'. W. V Ryiiolas," Selw. j . C. Cai'd - ell a A. Goa R. Fra , Pemb. ; . Frift Copt ; B. MUburn, Jes. ; A. E. Mills, Pemb. ; H. Selw"! b" C.' Rc.binson,aCat!h. ; R.' B. Taylor", O A. R. Wood. Trin. Class IV. R. G. R. Allen, Jes. '. V. Ulaekbume, Christ's ; H. U. Clark and A. M.'B. Firtfc, Tnn. ; D. K. Gibson, Cla. ; II. D. Ooo . EXA3 The following lists of Spc Ordinary B.A. Degree have Classics. Part I. Clasi R. N. M. Clark E. T. Gatre. Cui Prentice, Selw. ig, Selw. ; B. C. a. Emm. ; W. in. : R, J. Hutt. w. ; D. C. G. Stileman, : R. J. Hutton. Joh. : f . N. R. ss III. (in alphabetical order). ; It. VV. i'ole. King's. 'Sa ic Voluntary Subject. - M. 1 . Pel Cadbury, Trin. Qass II. (in a P. Baker, Cath. ; H. H.. Broo ari. - y; Trin. ; R. S. Guinness Class III. (in alphabetical ore 1ead, Cai. ; R. L. Pet.: K . Priv; A. F. M. Greig, per, Queens'; R. K. Knowles, oto, Jes. ; F. E. A. Webb, Down. ; Also for Civil Servants in office before the nassinc of the new Act. this further concpsKinn is made : " That the amount of the additional London. allowance " that is to 6ay, the " lump sum " Miv Mudd, bonus " payable on retirement sliall be in - B scholar a creased by per cent, in respect of each j MlLiT1n1 compietea year ne nau servea at tne passmc ot the Act." The word " emolument requires a little translation, perhaps, for the benefit ValettA, Malta, en many peopie. a bvniis paia ior special Private L son of Mr. A. E. Lovel), of Chestc on scholar and prizeman of Jesus Colleg ; Mr. J. H. Grace. of Mr. J. Marchbank, i Sdney. W. D. Mudd, of Mancheste m of Trinity. Mr. Ross Present, of Londoi . Christ's ; G. G. elw. : F. E. A. W ebb. Down. Class III. (ir ical orderl. H. H. Bi i these are continuous, in additi to the regular salary. In the Customs Department, as an example, certain expert officers, called " Tea Inspectors." are allowed special payment for that work, and if they have chanced to be Tea Inspectors for three years immediate y the payment for the service goes to ina pension as if it had been regular salary No doubt, whilst the provisions of the have been accepted by a large number of those in the bervice at tne time ot its passing, there an appreciable number who have declined 1 avail themselves of it, preierrir.c to retain their two - thirds ol the retrnne salary, whatever it might chance to be, and relying on the possibility of living to a good old age Naturally the temptation to accept the new terms has been chiefly amongst those who may happen to have independent means or may consider that their average of life after retirement is not likely to be long. It is the fact that something like, or approaching, 50 per cent, of our Civil Servants never live to draw their pensions. These constitute the M pood bargains of the State ; the long livers, the " bad bargains," PRESENTATION OF TESTIMONIALS. At a largely - attended meeting of Civil Servants at the Westminster Palace Hotel yesterday afternoon Mr. Sydney Buxton. President of the Board of Trade, on behalf of the subscribers, presented testimonials to about twenty members of the Deferred Pay Oom - r wll it Montevideo, son of Mr. a scholar and K. A. 1 agitation whii annuation Act of 1909. Over scribed for the purpose by n Servants, and the cash gifts passing of the Super - S,6 mhors of the o took part in the proceedings. tpanied with gifts of duced by Mr. H. J. ttimonul Committee, nts had accepted the and Sir Matthew Nathan In Technical Institution on aeeount of the death c evening of the first dav there will be a at the Technical School and on the toOowi the conference will be opened. Dr. Sumpn principal of the school, and Mr. C. B. Bra welcome the delegates, after which Mr. J. ' UJSc, of BaUersea Polytechnic, will deliv Mr. Robson is a native of Newcastle - on - Tvne where he received his early education. He is t scholar and prizeman of Sidney. Mr. Rushforth, son of Mr. Jesse Rushforth, of Wood Fehe.lar Uon at lndon Cmv. e he gained three London County Council f Harrogate, was is a scholar and utor, Mr. R A. Division I. None. Division II. W. E. H. Berwick, B.A - , Bradfe id Clare: C. G. Darwin. B.A.. Marlboroueh a Trinity ; G. H - Livens, B.A., Latimer School, Ha r Univ. and Trinitv ; L. T njvVHI'ritflpl j. and St. John's ; E. H. NeviU, Gospel Oak a n - tv ; A. W. li. Thompson, B.A., Presidency Co WOJODC Qass II. Division I. I. M. Mathews. Girton. Mathematical Tripos, Part L names in each class are arranged in alphabetical dmead, Cai. ; S .. Wit! Satisfied G. W. Cooner mcorn. Class II. (in alahabetics ordeo). G. E. Arrowsmith, Cai. ; W. - V Birfcett, R. Harmstone, Non - Coil. : J. W. Hough, Corp. L - w G. (Mo Cbwenj Christ's ; F. B. Davis, Selw. ; J. K. E Joh. ; J. M. Dodd, Cath. ; J. L. A. Edwards. Qut C. A. Eveh - n - White, Corp. ; H. B. Fawkes, S K. ( . A. Gardener. Christ's : D. Hoole. Que . Hooper, Km n. ; L. F. Tavlor E. J. Towndrow F. I. Wane an II. Class L (in order ! O. A. Shi: 9. ; J. L. White (3). Non - Cull. mm. : f. B. fbetpe (2), LX 's ; E. H. Ward (2. Sid. R. A. Beis. Queens' : Cliss II. fir. . G. D. ArC r. S. ! . Christ's ; II. D. Caesar. Emm. ; E. L, Dot . K. G res. ; R. F. Harris. Selw. ; R. J. ans' ; D. Howard, Cla. ; R. L. E. W. Jephcott and F. Y. Love - . Mackenzie. Non - CeU. ; N. E. '. J. Offer ( - ) Corp. ; T. E. Peters Dams and G. P. H. R. Farrar. and Birmingham University) ; Mr. W. H. Perkin (Pro fessor of Organic Chemistry at Manchester). cinal of the University of Aberdeen) 5 Mr. C. H. Firth (Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford). Mus.D. Sir Walter Parratt (Professor of Mush at Oxford).Sir Edward Mannde Thompson was to have receivec the honorary degree of Litt.D., but he was unable tx In presenting Lord Selborne for his degree, the Public Orator (Dr. Sandvs) said : Africa at Australi salvum et sospitem patriae nuper redditum per quinejuennium felix praeclare praefui olim Britanniae L Senatus ordinem 1 a nostra libenter victor, moniti antiqui Verguiani parti meliori paruit " Tu regere impcrio populos, Romane, memento ; Hae tibi erunt artes, pacisque imponere morem " Of the Speaker the Public Orator said : Abbinc annos decern Cbllegii maximi alumnum quendam regni totius Senatorum suflragiis elcctomm prae sidem, li! enter salulavimus. Hodie Collecdi ciueden alumnum, viri tanti succcssorem dignissimum, virun promptum, yiruln lepidum, non gniinu Ubentei filius, non modo Academiae nostrae sed etiam Senatus 1 postoa, sine ullo partiui atque adprobare "2 vulti tus, Paeudolus, prope finen an aggregate sum o 30, 1 33 14s. 7d. In the judg of the board this sum ought to be raised in the pr year by contributions from the colleges for Univf purposes. 1 has been appointed chairma Phvsiology, Dr. L Peterhouse. as . G. F. C. Searle, M.A., Pt - terhoi M.A., .J lss?x' from October 1, 1910. Tbey have also appointed until September 3 The General Board of Studies recomme they be empowered to appoint a University in German ; that the stipend of Mr. E: G. W holtz, M.A., King's, the present Reader in R be increased to 400 a vear oavable out of the University fund ; and that Mr. H. M. Chad wick, Scandinavian. in ted University Lecturer : OXFORD, Juke 14. Delegacy for Women Students. The statute establishing a delegacy for the su vision of women students passed its final stage Mr. A. Godley, Fellow of Magdalen, and Professoi Geldart replied on behalf of the promoters of the statute. The statute was approved by 106 to 53, and will therefore come before Convoc offered to the University to perpetut of the late Miss Marjory Scott Wardr idation of a fund for the encouratremc tudy of - the language, literature, and histo o make regulations foi o - day the degree of M.A., honoris upor Mr. Cesare Foi LIVERPOOL, June 14. e council to - day elected Mr. Alexander Mair, to the Chair of Philosophy vacated by tho ment of Professor MacCunn. Mr. Mair, who is .duate and prizeman of Edinburgh University, r six years been Lecturer in Philosophy at Liver - University, and for the last two years has been of the Faculty of Arts. of Civil Engineering ii s prior to June 15, Ffrench (Anril n : W. F. How (A mil 2). Thk Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Lieut. R. H. B. de la P. Beresford resigns his commission ; Sec Lieut. D. D. Philby, from 3rd Batt., to be Sec Lieut. to be Maj. (Ji QUEEN ALEXANDRA'S IMPERIAL MILITARY NURSING SERVICE. Miss E. A. Wilkinson, Matron, is placed 1 L. E. C. 1 Maj. - Ger of i!l - r;. - ilth tron (May 21). MEMORANDA. C. H. Scott. K.C.B. !. J. A. Ferrier. C.B.. D.S.O.. Com - ' tired pay ; Col. mandant, School Maj. - Gen. (June 15) ; Brev. Col. W. J. S. Fergusson GENERAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. Maj. H. M. Digby, late Maj. 3rd Batt. the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Reg.), to be CapL ; Cant, H. Davics - Evans, from the Special Reserve R.F.A., is transferred with seniority corresponding to that which he held in the Special Reserve of Officers (June lo). G. H. N. Donnelly to be Sec. Lieut, (on probation) (June 15). INFANTRY BATTALIONS. 3rd Queen's (Royal West Surrey Reg.). Capt. 1, retired pay, reUnquis 1 15) ; Sec. Lieut. L. H. K. Fin Appendix III. Royal Wai Ma:. and Promotion, 8 Sooth Staffordshire Reg. Lieut A. C. E. S. Iby resigns his commission (June 15). D ''isg's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). 11.' . 15. Wilson resirns hi. - commission (June 151. 4tk Connaught Rangers. Capt. H. M. Kirkwood NAVAL AND MILITARY INTELLIGENCE. After the flag of Rcar - Adm. A. A. Callaway, Commanding the Devonport Subdivision of the Boats Fleet, has been transferred on Friday from the Sutlej, cruiser, to the Kino Alfred, cruiser, the vessels will leave Plymouth in company for a cruise to Guernsey and Folkestone, returning to Plymouth on June 24. The Encounter, cruiser, Capt. P. H. Colomb, Australia Squadron, left Sydney on Monday for Melbourne; and the Pioneer, cruiser, Com. W. Y. Blunt, arrived at West port yesterday. The Niobs, cruiser, which has been ship, will U t for e Devonport for Canada at the s n the Retired . F. V. Lockey has been placed 01 mander, to date June 13. Lieuts., R.N.R., W. F. Stanley has been placed on the Retired List, with the rank of Commander, and C. H. Lyddon has been placed on the Retired List, to date June 11. Sub - Lieut., R.N.R., A. Stanger and R. Hardie have been placed on the Retired List, to date May 17 and June 11. The following Sub - Lieute., R.N.R., have been promoted to the rank of Lieuts., R.N.R., with seniority as stated : A. G. Brooke - Webb, June 3 ; D. Blair, April 21 ; H. G. E. Wightman, April 19 ; and P. A. Murchie, May 8. Assist. Paymaster T. S. Burgess, R.N.R., has been promoted to the rank of Paymaster, with seniority of June 11. The following appointments were made at the Admiralty yesterday : Commanders. D. T. Norris, to the Dominion, and C. J. Wintour, to the Blake, additional, for the R. T. Down, to the Ijcfrkgnvblb O. M. F. Stokes, to toe Blake. Jl. Uodion. Ui the . C. Tyndall t 4th Royal Dublin Fusiliers. be Sec. Lieut, (on probation) (Ju ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS. Cadet Colour - Sergt. T. Lindsay, from the Edinburgh University Contingent, Officers Training Corps, to be Lieut, (on probation) (May 12). The Friday Club. At their forthcoming exhibition at the gallery of the Alpine Club, Mfll - street, Conduit - street, of which the private view takes place on Friday next, the Friday Club will be reinforced by 28 drawings and paintings by Puvis de Chavannes. Theft of J - ewelby. It was made known yesterday that a number of articles of jewelry belonging to Mr. E. W. Wallington, Groom of the Bedchamber to his Majestv, have been stolen from his rooms in Duke - street, St. James's. The theft took place on May 7, the day after King Edward's and on the following day, wh dress for dinner, he found they articles left were the Order of e gone. The only Companionship of stolen included a ruby stud and pin set with ds, presented to him by the King and Queen rincc and Princess of Wales, and a carbuncle t with diamonds, a gift from Lord Roscbery. vela were in an unlocked drawer in the dress - Peace Conference. The first session of the sixth National Peace Conference was opened at Leicester yesterday, Lord Weardalc pre - York and the ChaaosOoc latter saying : " The form: 1 the Archbishop of additional, for the Exe. t Capt. Rushall, of the Australian Light Hon and Commonwealth Military Cadet Corps, has arranged a trip of instruction for about 24 moan ted cadets from various States, who will arrive in about the end of June THE NAVAL MANfEUVRES. The Magnificent, battleship. Capt. C. R. de C. Foot, is ordered to leave Bantry on June 17 for carrying out gunlayers tests, she will return to Sbeerneas to ial in readiness to tal The Charybdis, Chatham for docking before Marshal J THE TERRITORIAL FORCE. City of London Association. nonthly meeting of the General Purposes ee of the City of London Territorial Asnocia - held at the Mansion House vesterHv rum. Cvelyn Wood, V.C., presiding, ilmonf. S'. - ever, which gave rise to much adverse criticism at the last mommy meeting, was again commented upon, two years negotiations have been pending in r of a site for the headquarters of the Citv rest Compton - street, belonging to the Foundling , far 1 arrived at n the absence of 0 1 the Army Council. The c build a fleet for the protection of her commerce. The Inter - Parliamentary Union had made up its press torwara at ine tiague tjonterence of The Hague , ommwl fo make ng - delayed scheme. A iiiiHIiatiua commanding t LondonThabrirt a account of the non - efBcisneT hi e system of compulsory lusketrv of some of the regiments was also sswwlj itcized, the committee recording their emphatic pinion that grants due to the Association for purely iministrative purposes ought not to be withheld or urtailed through any considerations as to the mriency or otherwise of the regiments. The Decisional rules for the Territorial Force Reserve were ibmitted and adopted. TOO MUCH URIC ACID. THE PREVALENCE OF GOUT. ADMIRALTY. June 13. ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE. Probationary Sub - Lieut, a H. Webb is Sub - Liei . (Oct. 1 WAR OFFICE. WHITEHALL, June 14. REGULAR FORCES. COMMANDS AND STAFF. Col. T. L. N. Morland, C.B., D.S.O., from th alf - pay List, to be a temporary Brig. - Gen. t smmand a Brigade, vice Col. (temporary Brig, en.) C. F. N. Macreadv, CB - , appointed Directo E Personal Services (June 1) ; Capt. J. K. Cochrane le Prince of Wales's Leinster Reg. (Royal Canadians) 1 he a Staff Cant.." vice Cant. A. B - uncombc - Shatc D.S.O.. the Royal Scots (Lothian Reg.), whose tenur 1st (Kin Col. Half - pay List me 15, ; Capt. H. F. 1 be Capt. (April 12). Cad. J. G. Cornwall; - of s A. C Charringto Greys). Gen O He; Gout is a far more prevalent affection than lost people suppose. It used to be thought at ne time that it was only a rich man's disease, and. therefore, limited in its extent. But a fuller knowledge of its character has dissipated that erroneous view, a. j it is now recognized at gout is no respecter 01 persons, Dut seizes its grip rich and poor, with but little dis - It is to the presence of an excess of uric acid the system that all gouty affections owe their origin. Theories are rtfo as to now ana where the substance is formed, but, what - spurce and origin, it i generally agreed that the kidneys are mainly concerned in ttmg rid 01 it, ana tnai any impairment, ui The liver is also acid, and thus when this most important organ becomes deranged sluggish or congested uric acid is permitted to remain in the body and there to work some mischief. GOUT BEGINS AT MIDDLE AGE that caused the distressing suffering The time taken to effect this clearance varies, depending, of course, upon the duration of tho disease. If Bishop's Varalettes are started at an early .stage a very short course - - suffiMa to do all that is necessary, but in the mora chronic forms naturally a more prolonged course of treatment will be required. In either case after the desired result has been attained, their occasional employment will keep the kidneys in perfect working order and assist them to filter away the uric acid as it is formed, and consequently ward off threatened attacks, and keep the system in a sound state of health. It should be remembered that Bishop's Vara - lettee are entirely innocuous, no matter how long it may be necessary to continue their use. They can never produce any ill effects or unpleasant consequences. They are equally suit' able for the most delicate as well as for the most robust constitution, and their effects cannot in any circumstances be anything but beneficial. Another do in connection with Bishop's Varalettes they do not contain any sugar, and so are suitable for gouty subjects from every point ol view. Bishop's Varalettes are equally effective as a preventive. They should, therefore, be taken regularly by all those who have airy reason to suspect the existence of gout in their system, although it may not have developed to any appreciable extent. PROGRESS OF GOUT. If the sufferer neglects the warnings given, very soon more serious troubles show them selves, and the disease takes on one or more of the advanced forms of gout. What specific (Kivr. V.. V. ( ROYAL Ri R.H. A.VP R.F.A. Super plaee.l temporarily on the U.il M. H. Edwards, ARTILLERY, - uh H.. M. Greai re m e, 1 pay y Although gout attacks persons of all ages, yet it may for all practical purposes be regarded as a middle - age malady, for the reason that it rarely develops its characteristic symptoms before the age of 40 or thereabouts, by which time it has secured such a firm hold on its victim as to require very special methods of treatment. There are large numoers 01 persons sunermg at the present moment from gout in one of its many forms who are absolutely unconscious of the fact. They think they have no gouty family history, they have not so far had any pain in tne joints, no wuaerness, no swelling, no r.ifTneK. no inflammation to make them Knsnee.t that eout had attacked them, yet, if ; form this mav be depends lareelv on where the they only knew it, every day indications are ; uratic deposits may happen to settle. The more being given that the gouty habit is forming. common manifestations occur as acute and Theso indications, however, not being under - chronic gout, rheumatic gout, chalky gout. stood, are neglected, and in due course the sciatica, neuritis, gouty indigestion, and sop - penalty has to be paid, r requentiy tne nrst pressed gout, stone, and gravel, and when any notice that gout gives of its approach is by of the above forms of gout have obtained attacks of dyspepsia, accompanied by acidity, a hold on the system. Bishop's Varalettes flatulence, heartburn, headaches, sluggish liver, I will prove an effective remedy. The most and disordered kidneys. obstinate uric acid disorder cannot resist their ere is pain, more or less, alter eating, wnn powenui action. 1 ne sooner tne treatment ness, and a feeling of malaise and depres - commenced the sooner relief will be obtained, that the sufferer cannot very well account and no sufferer should allow another day to for. Ordinary medication is resorted to, but pass without availing himself of the oppor tunity onereu. A URIC ACID - FREE DIET. Although the most careful attention to food no purpose, for the effect must H. W. Hinehcliffe. I. 1 G. Jeeves. ( J. A. Leeke, Trin. G?DF. B. . l';rki; - Class I. P. H. C. Allen, Caius ; R. B. Beveridge, Peterhouse ; W. L. Bragg. Trinity ; W. Budd, Trinity Hall ; W. Butterworth, Corpus Christi ; J. A. G. Clow, St, John s ; J. H. Cole. St. John's ; F. E. Cowlin, Trinity ; E. M. Daltroff, Queens' ; R. A. Fisher, Caius ; W. W. :r, Pembroke ; H. H. George, Trinity ; B. S. Gossling, Trinity ; P. J. Grigg. St. John's ; O. H. Grove, Christ's ; J. Jack - j ' Th. llmity ; 1 J. Jacob, Christ's ; F. C Johnson, E. J. Towndrw MMf MSW1 ; li. J. Lamb, Trinity ; R. H. Mayo, L. O les. ; C. W. Janvrin. jrn. ; R. F. Lankes J. W. Leighton. Dc G. M. Littler. Selw. R. H. Pinck, Em n retired pay (June 15). INFANTRY. The Royal Scots (Lothian J .. Duncombe - Shafto, D.S.O., 1 P. II. Stidston. Pemb. ; be submitted on and " Reprce.cn tat le " Registratif Price, Birmingham T L. J. Ji ; G. J. Lai Magdalene ; F. Mayor, i: chcll, Caius ; R. W. H. Moline, Emmanuel ; J. L. Naler, Peterhouse ; S. V. Ramamurty, Trinity ; B. H. Raw, King's ; F. Ssr.don, Corr us Christi ; M. Secal, Clare ; F. C. Stephen, Emmanuel : C. A. lus Stewart, Trinity ; S. H. Tnomns, Pembroke ; H. ' ' ' " Trc cansa. I( - mded for In other cases gout shows itself by signs moi in the joints and 'muscles. These are more in drink will not of itself keep gout away, yet evidence in cold and damp weather or after he,reuef hastened jf due attention is paid ointment (June 13). a" elere rntcle or io n7 inTttrTor Manufacturers of Bishop's Varalettes1 have'pub - Hanley retire Z an informative booklet giving a complete Nature's wanunggnals, and at thfir earliest otune of an anti - gout dietary and a list of Capt. appcaranco no time ehould be lost in adopting "" J" "v .P. "w 1 the an effort ivo cront rrmofiv avoided by tho gouty subject. 8) i an ?"J.T TI r!,Jcrto , , - r This booklet aiso describes in detail all the ' o WHAT TO DO FOR GOUT. eoutv ailment - enumerated in this article, rives ie, CI. uid L. ) Passed sat i far will afterwards T M. V. L. V . ical School, will read a Class II. 1 tel : Villis. Christ Mod, Queens' : H. M. Wright. Tri - .i: a of technical work. ael; W. E. Douglas, John' ;riod of EngUsh Church History. HONORARY DEGREES. A special Congregation was held in thi len there was a large attendance in 3usc to witness the conferment of tt norary degrees. The Vice - Chancellor Pembroke) presided. LL.D. Lord Selborne, the Speaker :apt. C. H. Frith The Essex Reo. C; tiiat is at onco a solvent and eliniinant of Fusiliers. Cant. J. F. V. acid aremedv that can follow the poison into is a short and useful ixiranly on tho Half - pay List, its remotest hidintr places, and by its powerful eoutv subiect. and should be ''IDnoL4' . , 1 1 Blvent action break up the uratic deposits every one who suffers from uric acid or conded ior'servkcou'tnc TsLaff wherever they havo sccretocl themselves, and j himself to be a victim of the gouty habit. Bishop's Varalettes are the ono remedy that possesses au t nose essential properties. 1 ney 5 Royal Rifle ( Office (Mav 8). Gentleman Cadet U. R. Du' s, ,he Royal Military College, to be See. Laei The Hiohlanp Light Infantry. C. Bade, Pembroke ; H. A. Hammick. Pembroke ; Right Hon. Syed Ameer AU. the Bishop of Kahnar, ; and to take precedence' next below W. G. S. Mitchell) for any the alkalinity of the blood, neutralize the iv tt uric acid, dissolve the solid deposit?, and effect the Foreign their complete removal from the body in the natural way. Their action simple, direct, and rational. They are taken up by the circu - lution, nnd swept along with it through every Lieut. (Sept. 16), portion ot the Body, so tnat it is impossible a of u lhi8 booklet will bo sent free on application to Alfred Bishop (Ltd.). Manofactarinxr Chemiata (Estab. 1857), 48, Spelman - street, London, N.E. Please write for Booklet T. Bishop's Varalettes dissolve in any liquid witli brisk effervescence, and, being tasteless, may be added to any beverage without interfering with it flavour. They are sold by al Chemists at Is., 2s., and 5a. (25 days' treatment), or will be sent direct from the makers at the address given above.

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