18 DECEMBER 1909, Page 3

We note with regret the death of Mr. Frederick Greenwood

the originator and first editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, who was also associated with the direction of the Gornhill Magazine after Thackeray's death, and in more recent years founded and edited the St. James's Gazette and the Anti-Jacobin. A great jodrnalist, who handed on the best traditions, Mr. Greenwood was too uncompromising in his individualism to have a large following. Thus, though a relentless critic of Mr. Gladstone, and a great admirer of Lord Beaconsfield, he had for many years completely lost touch with the Unionist leaders, beginning with Lord Salisbury. But the high esteem in which he was held by his colleagues, by men of letters (many of whom he had befriended), and by politicians of both parties was publicly demonstrated in a most striking manner a few years ago. Mr. Greenwood passed away in old ago after a long and industrious life.—Mr. Archibald Gordon, youngest son of Lord Aberdeen, who died on Thursday from injuries received in a motor-car accident, was cut off at the opening of what promised to be a brilliant career. Nil unqaam peccavit nisi quod mortuus est.