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A HARD CASE. --

ELECTION EXPENSES. ---_-

A KNOTTY POINT:!

A GENTLE HINT!

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A GENTLE HINT! "Florence," writing the following to the Daily Telegraph, makes a very sensible suggestion, which readers of the opposite sex should take note of:— As St. Valentine's Day will soon be here, it may not be inappropriate to say a few words on the subject of valentines. Why cannot people send something sensible to each other if they want to be remembered ? I believe in Rommel's scent, French kid gloves, &c., but not in hearts and darts, smiles and wile.<, views of impossible churches, with creatures in bright blue coats leading simpering idiots towards them; frequently by moonlight too, which we all know is not the canoni- cal hour for the perpetration of matrimony. This of course only applies to the common class of valentines there are many that are exceedingly pretty, and even artistic in their execution. But of what ue even these except to please the eye for a short time ? How much better to send something as a memento of affection that could be applied to a useful purpose, and thus continually bring the sender into remembrance. But then I am not a girl of the period," but quiet, and domesticated, with a strong appreciation of the useful. .s.

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THE MARKETS.

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-----------------DISSOLUTION…

"THE YOUNG MAN OF THE DAY."

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DEATH OF THE PRINCE ROYAL…

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THE BISHOP OF CARLISLE ON…

THE NORWICH MURDER.

THE BALLOT TEST AT MANCHESTER.

SHOCKING DEATH OF A YOUNG…

THE RITUALISTS AND THE PRIVY…

ST. PETER'S CHURCH, sr. GEORGE'S-IN-THE-EAST.

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A PAINFUL MATTER.

PARSON BROWNLOW'S PLATFORM!

MURDEROUS OUTRAGE IN SARAWAKi

DR. VAUGHAN AND THE BISHOPS…

THE WILD BEASTS OF THE SEA.

--THE PHYSICAL EDUCATION OF…