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PROFESSOR MAX MULLER AT BIRMINGHAM.

OPENING OF FIRTH COLLEGE BY…

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THE FIGHT WITH THE UTE INDIANS.

THE EARTHQUAKE IN HUNGARY.

TERRIBLE ACCIDENT BY FIRE…

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MR. GLADSTONE INTERVIEWED.

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THE ACCIDENT ON THE MICHIGAN…

PEASANT PROPRIETORS IN IRELAND.

THE MASSACRE AT CABUL.

FREE TRADE M AMERICA.

ARTIFICIAL BREEDING OF FISH.

THE LATE CONSUL HOPKINS.

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THE LATE CONSUL HOPKINS. The Daily Hews says that with the death of Mr. Consul Hopkins, news of which arrived from the West Coast of Africa by the last mail steamer, we cease to have a most worthy and efficient representa- tive at Fernando Po. Mr. Hopkins was Consul for the Bight of Biafra, and for a dozen years or more lived on the coast, bearing almost a charmed life in the midst of jungle fevers and the other terrible ailments to which the white man is subject. By his unaided exertions he fre- quently restored and maintained peace among the dis- puting chiefs of the coaBt, His last duty was a journey to New Calabar, where his presence, we are told, caused the conflict between the native chiefs and their followers to cease, > and a palaver to take place to settle the existing differences.' Mr. Hopkins's influence with the natives was pro- verbial, and the name of King.maker' was not Inaptly given him by traders in the district, for in the election of chiefs his voice was all-powerful. At the time of the Ashantee difficulty, Mr. Hopkins offered to assist Sir Garnet Wolseley with a drilled body of 500 men from Bonny, while both Commander Cameron and Mr. Stanley have to thank him for valu- able assistance during their travels. Mr. Consul Hopkins owed his position, such as it was, entirely to himself, and his heart was so much in his work that he chose to brave the deadly climate year after year rather than relinquish his post. The death of Mr. Consul Hopkins will be a sad loss both to the traders and the natives of the West Coast."

SCIENTIFIC AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION.

DINING EN ROUTE.

A HOG-SCRAPING MACHINE.

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