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Typo: A Monthly Newspaper and Literary Review, Volume 3



Dr H. Monk, well known as the musical editor of Hymns Ancient and Modern, died on the 1st March.

A cable message of 7th May reports the death of Count Tolstoi, the celebrated Russian novelist, and a man of mark as a social reformer.

A London telegram of 10th inst. records the death of the Rev. Lord Sidney Godolphin Osborne, at the age of 81. The deceased has for many years past been a contributor to The Times, on social and philanthropic questions, under the signature of « S.G.O. »

Mr William F. Jackson, the oldest printer in Manchester, died on the 12th March, aged 89. He went into business on his own account in 1832, and remained in business as printer and stationer until his death. He had been three-quarters of a century at the trade.

Mr W. F. Tillotson, founder of the Bolton Evening News and the Journal, died at Bolton on 19th February, at the age of 44, after four days' illness, from inflammation of the lungs. He was remarkable for his business energy and methodical habits. He had established a « Fiction Bureau, » and induced many prominent novelists to publish their stories in the first place through newspaper columns. He had recently extended his operations to America and the European continent.