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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

REWARDS FOR SAVING LIFE.

"FIRING" HORSES.

THROWING STONES AT RAILWAY…

MACHINERY AND FOREIGN¡. COMPETITION.

SIR SALAR JUNG,-

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GAINSBOROUGH'S "DUCHESS OF…

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FASHIONS AT THE FRENCH DERBY.

THE COMMONS BILL.

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THE COMMONS BILL. The Times (in a leader) ramarks With regard to most of tha common laud to which the present Bill would be likely to be applied, the question is not whether it should be let alone or taken in hand, because it has become a necessity to take it in hand in some fashion or other. It must be either regulated or enclosed. The opponents of enclosure cry for regula- tion, even though in the same breath they admit that regulation is very difficult; indeed, so far as has been tried, almost impossible. Mr. Cross was able to twit his opponents on Thursday night on their inconsistency in recommending him to stick to regulation and adding that it was worthless. It may, of course, be a very mixed process—bait en- closure, half regulation; the enclo-ure paying for the regulation the private appropriation of a part paying for the public appropriation of the rest; but the gentleinea who talk so largely and indiscriminately of preserving all our commons appear to intend much more than this. Their ambition extends to parks, domains for the people. There is no denying the ex- cellence of the aim, or its feasibility, with all the waste or open land we have about us but, on the other hand, neither is there any question as to the cost. Toe call for delay repeated by several members is seldom a very reasonable plea, and is particularly un- reasonable when the question is settling itself by spontaneous processes. The continual and rapid in- crease of the population round our commons is always bringing forward the evils incident to their neglect and abuse. Anybody well acquainted with a common near an increasing town, or even a village with any movement at all in it, will not fail to observe that it has become less reclaimable and less convertible to any new purpose, and less enjoyable and orna- mental in its present state. The "roughs assert their ownership and dictate the use. But, apart from manners, considerations of health, and even the primary object of preserving the common to the public use demand the early treatment of most open spaces near town. Whole classes are plotting and devising against them, watching their opportunity to take some bit-or establish some claim which it may be easier for them to maintain than for others to overthrow. m. Thus it is a political and social ai well as a territorial question, and as such brooks no delay."

CANADIAN IMMIGRATION.

THE WOUNDED IN TIME OF WAR;-

THE FRENCH CONVICT ESTABLISH.…

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THE SCIENCE OF HEALTH.

BEATEN OFF.

THE PLAGUE.

FLUNKEYIAN A.

THE USE OF TOBACCO.

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SELECTED ANECDOTES.

CATCHING TRAINS.

THE ATTRACTIONS OF SAUL.

AMERICAN HUMOUR.

THE MARKETS;