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PROMOTION FOR AN ENGLISH HORSEMAN. The promotion of Colonel p. O. M. Campbell. C. B.. to the rank of Major General "for distinguished service in the field" reeatta the Brand National Of IflSB, when the gallant « ITi. er. then Captain Cnmpliell. won the dig steeplechase on The Soarer. owned by Colonel Hall Walker. The Soarer was an exceptionally fin ■ l-ncer. but h.- was n-d everybodys horse, not b. any means, and it is safe to say that Captain Campbells strong Stat in the saddle and. above all. his light "hands." had much to do with his success Forty to one WM 1 he Bearers starting price, similar odds bcin- on offer against lather OFlynii. which ran -ecu. I. with C. Oreiiiell m the sad. lie, ami then- was no Bad »f "gin f" in running. At the first 1. ace that grand laser Manifesto came down. Wild Ml f Bonn-, failed to toad up. and Midshipmit- was another which lost his pilot. -News o! the World, Loudon.