NEWS ITEMS

LORD PENTLAND
Flying Visit To Bombay
(From Our Correspondent)
Bombay, Oct 12
Lord Pentland, Governor of Madras, and Lady Pentland, accompanied by Capt. Hollands, Military Secretary, and Capt. Butchart, A.D.C., arrived at Victoria Terminus from Simla by the Punjab mail at 12-35 pm today. The Commissioner of Police and officials from Government House were present to receive Their Excellencies, who motored up to Government House for lunch. They returned to the station to take the Poona mail at 2-45. Quite a number of spectators gathered at the station to witness the arrival and departure.

ATTACK ON POLICE NEAR BARISAL
Officers Seriously Injured
Sub-inspector Shoots One Man
Attempt to Execute A Search Warrant
(From Our correspondent)
Barisal, Oct 12
Sub-Inspector Lalit Chandra Chakrabarty, of Wagerpur police station, went to execute a search warrant against one Gopal Chandra Dhupi, of Keshabkathi, within his jurisdiction. Gopal and three others attacked the Sub-inspector and two constables with deadly weapons. The Sub-inspector first directed a shot below the knee, but missed, whereupon Gopal wounded the Sub-inspector with a sharp pointed instrument, and seriously wounded the constables. Then the Sub-inspector shot Gopal. When the reports reached here, Babu Jogendra Kumar Ghosh, Police Superintendent, and an Inspector went to the spot. One constable’s condition is precarious.