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DUELS OF GERMAN STUDENTS.

AN ARCHBISHOP LYING IN STATE.

BEEF, CHURCHES, ORGANS, ETC.,…

ADVENTURES of a FEDERAL RECRUIT.

A SKETCH IN SCOTLAND. !

SKETCHES FROM AFRICA.

FREEDOM BEFORE FOOD.

! NOT A BAD IDEA OF KING WILLIAM.

LITIGATION BETWIXT FATHER…

SKETCHES FROM SCHLESWIG.

EXTRAORDINARY SCENE at a.…

THE LAST OF THE LUTHERS!

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THE "ALABAMA" AGAIN!

A TOUCHING STORY. ---

CANDEL4BM FOR IIIS NIZAM.

WAR NEWS FROM NEW YORK.

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ADVICE TO FEDERAL AMERICA.

SCENE IN IA THEATRE.

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SIR ROWLAND HILL to the RESCUE

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The editor of the journal to whom this letter was addressed says:- We have examined the stamps enclosed by our cor- respondent, and we can fully endorse his warning to the Post-office authorities. It is clearly time that some improved method of stamping the stamp should be adopted, as under the present system the Post-office revenue must suffer seriously. We have heard of stamps being sold to servants at sixpence per dozen, and the remunerative prices offered by collectors of old stamps certainly favour a suspicion of the objects to which they are devoted. A mere glance at a few stamps that have been used will show that in the majority of cases, a large portion of the stamp escapes any postmark, and this being removed and joined on to a portion of another stamp, which has similarly escaped the hands of the Post-office clerks, makes up a perfect stamp, which will defy any but the closest and most careful inspection.

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