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ALL OVER A PENNY STAMP.

; ATTACK UPON AN OFFICER.

---DEATH OF LADY MARGARET…

NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGE.

ONLY BACHELORS ELIGIBLE.

MARRIAGE RATE RECORD.

,ABOUT RUSSIAN TEA.

PENSIONS TO OFFICERS.j

ELIZABETH'S LONDON.

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-----A FAVOURITE FIELD FOR…

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I.. cT, only buildings in the world which are earth- quake proof are the Japanese pagodas. There are } Biiany which are 700 or 800 years old, and as solid as when first built. The reason lies in their construo- tion. A pagoda is practically a framework of heavy timbers, which starts from a wide base and is in itself a substantial structure, but is rendered still more stable by a peculiar device. Inside the frame- I work and suspended from the apex is a long, heavy i beam of timber 2ft. thick or more. This, liangs. from one end of the four sides, four more heavy timbers, and if the pagoda be very lofty, still more, timbers are added to these. The whole forms an enormous pendulum, which reaches withiii 16in. of the ground. When the shock of an earthquake rocks the pagoda the pendulum swings in unison, and keeps; the centre of gravity always at the base of the frame- work. Consequently the equilibrium of the pagoda- 1 is never disturbed. A

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j CHINESE TEA1TS.

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orn Lot DON CORRESPONDENT.

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NEWS NOTES. . \ - .-1

THE BOLINGBROKE HEIR. j

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i SIR M. HICKS BEACH ON COMMERCE.

MAX O'RELL'S MISADVENTURE.

FROM PRISON TO "THE FRONT."I

AMERICA'S MINERAL WEALTH.

THE LADY DOCTOR VOLUNTEER.

EXPLORATIONS IN CENTRAL ASIA.Β‘

THE IltON RATION. 'I

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GENERAL YULE'S MOTHER.

PRESIDENT LOUBKT'S MEDAL.

A' MOTHER OF SOLDIERS.

A GIANT WAR CORRESPONDENT.

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PIGEON MESSENGERS IN WAR TIME.

AUTUMN BIRDS.

A PRISON BREAKER'S REWARD.

A NEW CLERK OF THE WEATHER.

THE WAYS OF JOHN CHINAMAN

"PECULIAR PEOPLE" IN INDIANA.

THE REMAINS OF A FAMOUS PIRATE.

!NEW METHOD OF EXECUTION.

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COLLECTING DOGS.

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