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WORKING MEN AND LOCAL YETO.…

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GLOBE TROTTING UP TO DATE.

DISCOVERY OF TREASURE AND…

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DISCOVERY OF TREASURE AND ITS SEQUEL. A few weeks ago a peasant living in the neighbour- hood of Saint Brieuc, France, was trimming a hedge in one of his fields when he perceived a piece of cord, one end of which was attached to a bush, while the other disappeared in the ground. He gave a pull, and presently a bag revealed itself, which on exami- nation proved to be crammed with 5fr. pieces. Con- tinning his work with fresh alacrity, the man speedily came upon another bit of string, and this time the buried bag proved to be full of gold pieces. Soon after a third bag was unearthed under similar circumstances. The peasant took the treasure home, and kept his dis- covery secret; but not long afterwards he invested a goodly sum in the savings bank, and bought himself a suit of clothes,"a hat, and a watch. As the man was known to be in rather straitened circumstances this sudden display of what to a person in his position was comparative wealth excited a great deal of notice, and a day or two ago the riddle was solved. In the village dwelt a worthy dame who had adopted this very primitive method of depositing her available capital. She had buried the bags in the peasant's hedge, and after a visit to some relatives she had re- turned only to find that her treasure had disappeared. Her cries and lamentations attracted attention, and commiseration as well, and the police were soon holding an investigation into the affair. The peasant who had fondly imagined that his fortune was made for life has not only been compelled to restore the money, but will probably have to answer for his conduct in a court of justice.

HUGE ANONYMOUS GIFTS.

HISTORIC PROPERTIES IN THE…

THE MINISTERIAL POLICY.

PEERS AND PEOPLE.

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COAL AND PETROLEUM IN J ENGLAND.…

.THE IMPERIAL INSTITUTE. I

MR. G. A. SALA ON MR. GLADSTON…

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Ut,\'1 CLERGYMEN AND KISSING.

FOR THE PROTECTION OF BIRDS.

LORD ROSEBERY AND THE BOOKMAKER.

SPORTING PARSONS.

FLOGGING THE KAFFIRS.

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