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DINING WITH "OOM PAUL."

EFFECT OF REDUCED POSTAGE…

A MILLIONAIRE'S WILL.

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ALICE AND HER HUSBAND.

i METHUEN'S HORSE. :

SEA FISHERIES.

ITHE DISCOVERY AT DALSTON…

GRADUATES OF CAMBRIDGE.

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THE WOMAN'S WORLD.

MR RHODES AND WOMEN.

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MR RHODES AND WOMEN. When Mr. Rhodes's name came prominently to the front in the public mind, there was an impres- sion generally current that he was a woman-hater. According to a story told in the Gem by Sir John Leng, M.P., this is a mistake. A lady &t whose house he was a guest summoned courage to question him on the subject some few months ago. "Will you tell me why you dislike women, Ur. Rhodes?" she inquired. "Has any member of my sex ever played you a nasty trick ? Indeed, no," was the empire-builder s smiling response. I cannot think where the idea came from that I dislike women. It ) is all a mistake. On the contrary, I like and admire j them very much. And I assure you that I realise the value of their help." But as a lady put the j question to Mr. Rhodes he could hardly have said less. I

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ART AND LITERATURE.

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JALEBERD'S BUMPS.

SUCCESSFUL MUNICIPAL PRINTING.

MEMS. ABOUT NATAL.

A TOWN AND ITS MORALS.