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I THE UNEMPLOYED.

I THE AMERICAN ELECTION. I

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IBirth of an Heir.I

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STBANQB SIBERIAN CUSTOMS.I

THE DAHLIA. I

..-...-Usfes Of PÀTI I

THE ENGLISH POSTAL SYSTEM.

CHASED BY HUNGRY WOLVES.

inomliltilloyi of Sheriffs.…

Visit of the Sing and Queen…

i ! A Japanese Attack Repulsed.…

IThe Russian Outrage.

Tragic Death of a Bachelor…

COMPULSORY SILENCB. I

Important Action by the Monmouthshire…

Fnglnnd and Russia.

I Another Arbitration Treaty.…

The Far East. i

! Everything Quiet at theI…

A Disastrous fire at Boston.

I Barcelona Bomb Outrage.,

I kiiig Carlos Shooting.

Attempted Double Murder and.…

I Stocks.

ling Edward, the Peacemaker.

- The Gleaner.

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I THE FALL OF PORT ARTHUR-

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I THE FALL OF PORT ARTHUR- There is much wisdom in the American maxim Never cross a bridge before you come to it. We need not therefore vex ourselves unduly concerning the reports which reach us of what is likely to happen at the fall of Port Arthur, but at the same time it is impossible to ignore altogether the expectation which seems to be enter- tained in some directions, that the Japanese will give no quarter to the conquered defenders. Thus we find such a dependable authority as Reuter stating that it may possibly be difficult to avoid a massacre in the final combat," although we know that something of the kind occurred in the Chino- Japanese war, yet it is almost incredible that the Japanese, now that they are allied to a Western State, and clearly seeking to secure the status of a first-class Power, would permit such a thing to happen. The massacre of the inhabitants, or even the soldiers, of Port Arthur would immediately bring upon us the reproach that we are allied to barbarians, who cannot even be controlled by their own officers, and the worst of it would be that we could not say anything in reply, So far as the present campaign has proceeded, the Japanese have revealed all the qualities essential to one of the family of great nations, and until they have done something to forfeit our confi- dence we cannot believe that they would by one fatal error throw away results which they have sacrificed so much to obtain.

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IDISEASES SPREAD BY VAGRANTS.I

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