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MR. CAREW'S CAREER. Mr. J. L. Carew, M.P., who died on Sunday in Switzerland, where he went last week for a brief holiday, sat for many years in the House of Commons. Having been first returned at the gene- ral election of 1885 for North Kildare, he continued to represent that division till the time of the split in the Irish party, when, as a Parnellite, he was de- feated on two occasions. He was in 1896 clected for the College Green Di-     vision of Dublin. and sat for that con- stituency till the election of 19o0, when

he was returned for South Meath, sit- ting as an Independent Nationalist. Mr. Carew was born in 1853, was educated at Clongowes and Trinity College,Dub- lin, took h:is degree of B.A. in 1873, and


in 1878 was called to the Bar at the Middle Temple. He married, in 1896, Helen, wldow of the late Hugh Cole-   ridge Kennard, of the Grenadier Guards. Mr. Carew during a number of years took an active part in journalism, and was proprietor of the "Leinster Leader," Naas. He had a close connection with agricultural affairs in Ireland, was par- ticularly interested in the matter of horse-breeding, and served on the Com- mission which inquired into that sub- ject in Ireland a few years back. He was recently appointed High Sheriff of the County Kildare by the Lord Lieu tenant, and he had also the distinction of being the first member of the Irish party, after Tim Healy, to be "expel- led" by the mandate of Mr. William O'Brien. M.P.