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THE PUBLIC LAND REGULATIONS IN MANITOBA. The new regulations for the dispesa) of public lands in Manitoba and the North-West Territery of Canada were published in a recent number of the Canada Gazette, and the following is a summary of the provisions r The even-numbered sections (one mile square) within the Canadian Pacific Railway belt, twenty-four miles on each side of the proposed railway to be held exclusively for free grant lands in quarter sections of 160 acres, and for pre-emptions of a like extent, which any settler will have the option of acq airing. Until Dec. 31 next the latter are te be seld under the old regulations. From Jan. 1, 1882, the price will be 10s. per acre, to be paid at the end of three years from date of settlement. Outside the railway belt the even-numbered sections to be also available for free grants and pre-emptions, the latter to be sold at 8s. per acre, payable at the end of three years the odd. numbered sections, or public lands, to cover the cost to the country of the Canadian Pacific Railway, being offered at 8s. per acre cash. Certain other provisions are made in regard to the sale of timber lots sales to individuals or corpora- tions for colonisation under which land can be obtained at lower prices for such purposes on certain conditions, and for the leasing of tracts of land for grazing purposes.

THE CHANNEL TUNNEL.

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