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NOBLER THAN REVENGE.

ALGERIA OF TO-DAY.

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DHULEEP SINGH.

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WHY MARK TWAIN LEFT THE I…

HISTORIC BONES.

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HISTORIC BONES. An interesting discovery was made the other day at Winchester Cathedral during the construction of the monument to hold the skeleton of Bishop Courtenay. A workman, on making an opening in the choir wall, exposed De Blois' leaden coffer in which that bishop bad enshrined the bones of his uncle Richard, the second son of the Conqueror, who was killed by a stag in the New Forest. Richard's bones were thus pre- served by King Stephen's brother, and the coffer, after some seven centuries, remains perfect. The inscription denotes that the coffer contains the bones of Richard, but the words Beorn Dux leads anti- quarians to believe that the coffer also holds the bones of Earl Beorn, nephew of Canute. An examination by order of the dean will at once solve this deeply interesting problem.

DINING ON SNAILS.

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