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CETYWAYO AS A CAPTIVE.

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AN UNEXPECTED ENEMY.

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THE REVIVAL OF TRADE IN AMERICA.

A FORMIDABLE WAR SHIP.

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MR. CROSS ON THE POLICY OF…

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THE CORN TRADE.

THE POSTAGE OF THE WORLD.

CINCHONA CULTIVATION IN CEYLON.

THE METEOROLOGICAL REPORTS.

PROPOSED MONUMENT TO CAPTAIN…

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CO-OPERATION AMONG WORKING…

NATIONAL THRIFT.

INFORMATION ABOUT TIMBUCTOO.

A STATUE TO JOSEPH MARIE JACQUARD.

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A STATUE TO JOSEPH MARIE JACQUARD. The Lyonese are about to erect a statue to Joseph Marie Jacquard, whose name has become a part of the every day language of the weaver, and may be sug- gested by almost every specimen of figured weaving throughout the world. This remarkable man was no mere lucky stumbler over an idea for which he was not looking, but appears to have been an inventor from his childhood. He was born at Lyons in 1752, and when quite a little boy was observed to betray the keenest interest in anything of the nature of mechanics. His father was a weaver, but young Jacquard doe3 not appear to have taken kindly to the business and was always turning his hand to some fresh undertaking. At one time he was engaged in making improvements in type-founding, at another in bookbinding, and at another he devoted a good deal of time and attention to certain processes in manufacturing cutlery. What little he managed to acquire by the versatility of his genius he lost in the French Revolution, and then he and his son entered the army together. The lad was shot down, and Jacquard returned to Lyons in a state of such destitution that he was glad to earn a precarious living by straw plaiting. His inventive powers were, however, yet destined to do him good service. In the first year of the present century-when he was jist upon fifty years of age-he brought before the public the machine known everywhere now as the Jacquard." It represented » simple and beautiful method of producing all the figured patterns with which we are familiar in silks, tableclothes, window curtains, and BO forth, and effected a complete revolution in the art of weaving. The machine brought him under the notice of Napoleon, who gave him an appoiutment in the Con- servatoire des Arts at Paris, and, unlike perhaps the great majority of inventors, Jacquard's lateri ife seems to have been eminently prosperous.-Globe.

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INDIAN GRAVES IN AMERICA.

THIRTY PERSONS POISONED.

RAILWAY DISASTER IN AMERICA.

CUTTINGS FROM AMERICAN PAPERSI

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