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49ur IMwt Corrtspoittat.

THE VOLUNTEER REVIEW AT BRIGHTON.

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DEPARTURE OF EMIGRANTS.

BANQUET TO MR. GEORGE HUDSON.

THIEVES' SUPPER.

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THE COLLECTION OF TAXES.

DEATH OF PROFESSOR MAGNUS.

BABOO KESHUB CHUNDER SEN.

:GOOD FRIDAY IN THE EAST-END…

DEATH OF THE DUCHESS OF BERRI:

THE UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE.

CHARGE AGAINST A BOY OF THIRTEEN.

AMENDMENT OF THE GAME LAWS.

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AMENDMENT OF THE GAME LAWS. The bill introduced by the Lord Advocate, and which bears also the naite of Mr. Secrstary Bruce, proposes to amend and assimilate in certain respects the laws of England and Scotland relating to game. It provides that, as in England so in Scotland, the occupying tenant under any future lease or agreement shall have the sole right of killing and taking the game and rabbits upon such land, unless such right shall have been expressly reserved to the landlord. No lessee (for not less than a year) in the occupation of land in England or Scotland shall be liable to prosecution or to any penalty under any Act of Parliament for killing or taking hares or rahnita on such land; but if, by himself or others for whom he is responsible, he kills or takes game or rabbits contrary to his lease or bargain, he may be wied for damages, and such damages, not exceeding £ -iO, may be sued for in the county court (the case to be tried and decided without a jury), or in Scotland be fore the sheriff of the county. No injunction or mter. dict m to be granted to protect or enforce a contract re- strainincr a lessee from taking hares or rabbits on the Where the exclusive right of killing hares or rabbits haa been reserved to the lessor, f aQd he shall fail to keep down the stock of such animals to such an extent as shall be fair and reason- able in justice to the lessee, suoh lessor shall be liable in damages to the lessee for the injury but in judging of such fairness, and also in assessing damages, regard shall be had to the character and cultivation of the land, the amount of the rent as compared with the real value at the commencement of the lease, and the terms and conditions of the lease; and the above provision as to the county and sheriffs court av- ulies. An action by a lessor must be brought within three months by a lessee not later than Martinmas in the year in which the injury was done, and only one such action shall be competent to the lessee in the same year. A lessee, who is by his contract prohibited from killing hares or rabbits shall be at liberty before Mar- tinmas to render to the lessor or his known factor or agent an account of his claim fordamage in that year, by the lessor's failure to keep down the stock of these animals, and to name an arbiter and propose arbitra- tion and if the claim' do not exceed £ 25 the lessor murt within 14 days name his arbiter, or the lessee's arbiter is to decide on the claim.

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