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AUSPICIOUS DEA.TH OF TWO GIRLS.…

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MONSTER IRONCLADS AND MONSTER…

\ MR. EDISON'S PHONOGRAPH.

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HEADS OF HAIR. j

THE CASE OF THE EARL OF DUN-DONALB.

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NEWS FROM INDIA.1

PRINCE BISMARCK AND LORD ODO…

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THE FATAL FOOTBALL CASE. ]

THE AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITION.

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THE AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITION. A meeting of the committee recently appointed to promote the holding of a great agricultural exbibi- t on in London next year, nnder the auspices of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, was held at the Manslon House for the despatch of business. Letters were read from the Dukes of Westminster and consenting to join the committee, and one from Mr. John Holms, M.P., who stated that he had i°ade. *°J?e enquiry as to extending the ex- °* so as to include food generally, and had found that the committee might expect very consIderable support from those interested, and he belied also that some of the great City companies would be inclined to give them a grant or money. It will be remembered that at the recent public meeting it was said to be desirable that the exhibition should, if possible, be held in Hyde-park. Colonel Kingscote, M.P., noW reported that, in his capacity as President' of the Roy?! •Agricultural Society, he had waited upon his Boyal Highness the Duke of Cambridge, the Ranger of Hyde-park, and the duke had quite convinced him of the utter impracticability of holding the show in Hyde-park, even if the park could afford the ne- cessary accommodation, which was very doubtful. I The idea, which was never very seriously entertained, would therefore have to be given up. Mr. H. M. .Jenkills, the secretary of the Royal Agricultural Society, reported that he had visited various suggested site?, lch were appropriate, and others not, and that he had more still to visit. About thirty acres of land would be necessary for the exhibition, and it must be easily accessible from all parts of London. On the motion of Mr. James Howard, High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, seconded by Mr. W. Gilbey, it was resolved that the question of the site be left to the decision of the Council of the Roval Agricul- tural Society. It was then arranged that the various ^y Companies of the City, the members of the Corn, Hop, Stock and other Exchanges, ana others interested in British agricul- ture should be invited toco-operate with the Mansion House Committee in raising the funds necessary to meet the incidental expenses of the exhibition. For that P n^e sum could yet be fixed, but about £ *■ casually mentioned. The Lord Mayor .^appointed treasurer of the fund, and it was ■»* w°uld gladly receive subscrip- tions tQ House in aid of that object. The Duke of Bedford expressed his willingness to subscribe a*d Colonel Kingscote said the Duke of f would contribute a similar sum. Sir e 01 undertook to bring the matter before the corporation of London at the proper time.

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DAHOMEY IN DEFAULT. ;

BREACH OF PROMISE OF MARRIAGE.

THE BURIALS QUESTION.

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AN IMPOSTOR IN A BATH CHAIR.

THE ENCLOSURE COMMISSION.

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