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JVABIHS AND HYDROPHOBIA.

A DISAPPOINTED BRIDEGROOM.

.DISASTERS AT SEA.I

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." THE PEACE TO CQMi-."

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LIFE IN LONDON: j 8IAD IX…

SEASIDE SWINDLERS.

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THURSDAY ISLAND.

JUDGES' CIRCUITS.'

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JUDGMENT AGAINST THS GramiL.—The Lords Justices gave judgment against the Postmaster-General in an appeal on a case repre- senting many others, and involving an amount or about < £ 20,000. Mr. J. 3. Saunders, an inspector of one of the electric telegraph oonlpanies taken over hy the Poet Offlse in 1868, daimed that the assessment of his compensation should be based, not only upoa his salary, bat also upan the allowance which the company made to him for personal emenseewhea absent from head-quarters, the Lords jnsticee held that Mr. Saunders was entitled to compensation in respect to what he could save out of the allowance made to him. Thb Peupk, A demagogic paper, Is to be proøe- entad for publishing articles signed "Henri Boche- fort." Persons deprived of civil and political rights. or outlawed, cannot figure in print without subjecting their publishers to a fine of from 100QT. to 50001. Sm T. SHKPSTONE.—The Natal Mercury sayS: The events of the last year, followed by those that are transpiring, have entailed keen and constant anxiety upon the Transvaal Administrator, and we are not surprised, though we deeply regret, to iearn that Sir Theophilus begins to feel the strain that he has been subjected to. Ne man of less nerve and calmness could have borne so bravely the stress and worry that have attended his mission since he was wrecked in the Windsor Castle in October, 1876. The difficulties and responsibilities of his position may be said to have culminated in the present crisis, involving, as it does, the issue of peace or war, and requiring, in the most eminent degree, the exercise of coolness, self- control, and sagacity. ■

GOURDS. MARCH TQ philippof^HS;:

BREACH OF PROMISE CASE.

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A JAPANESE EXHIBITIONS

THE'REMAINS OF QUEEN KATHARINE…

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