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INDIAN TROOPS FOR EGYPT.

SIR RIVERS WILSON ON THE EGYPTIAN…

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AMERICAN NEWS.

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CETEWAYO'S VISIT TO ENGLAND.

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jlMPESIAL PARLIAMENT.

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CUTTINGS FROM AMERICAN PAPERS.

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THE SALVATION ARMY AT THE…

THE PARCELS POST.

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In the House of Commons, on Monday evening, Mr. Monk asked the Postmaster-General whether the statement which appeared in the newspapers on Friday in last week respecting the parcels post was correct. Mr. Fawcetrt, in reply said :—Although the para- graph to which my hon. friend refers is in the main correct, it may be well to explain the exact position in which the matter now stands. The proposed scheme does not, as stated, require to be sanctioned by the Treasury, the sanction of the Treasury having been obtained before the scheme was submitted to th3 Committee of Railway Managers, by whom it has been unanimously accepted. The decision of this committee will, I understand, be submitted for confirmation to a meeting of the representatives of the railway companies on Wednesday. The terms as to the proposed division of receipts as well as weights and charges are correctly given in the paragraph referred to. If an agreement is arrived at between the railway companies and the Post Office it will be necessary to introduce a Bill, and I hope I shall shortly be able to give notice of the introduction of this Bill. In reply to a question from an Irish member, Mr. Fawcett said that ths Irish railway companies had acted in conjunction with the English railway com- panies on this matter.

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