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VARIETIES—GRAVE AND GAS.,

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MARWOOD, THE EXECUTIONER.

DEGREES FOR WOMEN.

THE CONVICT ORTON.

A SCOTCH DISSENTING MONUMENT.

THE COMIC PAPERS.

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STAMPS FOR TELEGRAPH MESSAGES.

,THE MARQUIS OF RIPON.

ENGLISH HOLIDAYS.

MR. GLADSTONE ON THE IRISH…

THE WRECK OF THE SCHILLER.

j THE BISHOP AND OMNIBUS DRIVER.

ALTERATIONS IN THE CIRCUITS.

AUTHORS' PROFITS.

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HORRIBLE CRUELTY TO A CHiLD.

AFFAIRS IN EGYPT.

DESPERATE FIGHT WITH A BEAR.

LESSONOF THE PRINCE'S TOUR.I

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LESSONOF THE PRINCE'S TOUR. We (Bombay Gazette) have more than once com- mented upon the slipshod fashion in which we do our Raj in India. Antagonistic to native ideas in many things, we set no value on what they value most- ostentation. The consequence is now, that even the Heir Apparent to the Crown can only present an ordinary appearance to his people. It is not asserted that the Prince of Wales would leok any better to Western eyes on an elephant than on a horse, in gold brocade than in a plain frock coat; but to the people of India these vanities are of great import, and there is some wisdom in the saying that when a man goes to Rome he ought to do as Rome does. The Eng- lish standard of etiquette in ceremonial and costume seems to have been hoisted for this occa- sion over the standard Oriental, and though Levees and Camps of Exercise are imposing enough in the European estimation of things, our native fellow-sub- jects care little for them and underrate their splendour. Had' the Prince's visit been boldly acknowledged, aa. -a great political event in the history of Illdia; i#-wou!d, of course, have been easy to have lendered tha..Royal progress one of such Oriental magnificence as the people had not seen since the days of their ownEmperors, but Mr. Disraeli being shy to expend money which, after all, in a measure, has been spent, the combination of State and pri- vacy has not turned out a success. In Madras Presidency, we are told that more money was spent on the Prince's tour than the House of Commons voted for the whole ex- pedition but that a full return for it has not been received, owing to no definite plan, is, we think, ap- parent from the meagre results obtained in that part of India. However it is never too late to mend, and we trust that in Northern India an appearance of Oriental state may be found consistent with the Prince's avocations in the jungles. It is not money that is wanting, but system, to render the Princess state, when he chooses to assume it, worthy ot his birth and rank. Hitherto, there has been no system, and one is puzzled to know whether his Royal Highness is incognito here or en prince. So the result, as might be expected, is not altogether satisfac- tory. It is easy to see where the Prince's own tastes lead him, for he has seized upon the few leisure hours he has had to shoot and hunt; but even his passion for the chase is circumscribed and interrupted by a want of definition of his presence here which will neither permit him to be regarded as a traveller nor as an Heir Apparent. Of course, his position is to be considered a singular and anomalous one under any circumstances, in this country still it might not have been made so awkward and incompre- hensible as it is, though we n.ay hope for better things in the future. A correspondent states that at the recent receptions the Rajah of Puttiala was said to have i^o0,000 worth of jewels about him, very many of which had been purchased for him in London when the Empress of the French sold all her valuables a year or two ago. The Rajah actually shone in the light of the setting sun, to a degree that you could not keep your eye.s upon him for long. And there were, pex haps, others, who, although in a lesser degree.madeone think that the tales of our childhood respecting the wea:th of the East were by 110 means fables. The ^Rajah of Paunu owns, perhaps, the finest diamond mines in the world, and his turban bore evidence that the pro- duce of his estates were not all sent to the dealers in precious stones. It was a magnificent sight.

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COMFORTING TO HIS FRIENDS.

A FRENCH MONSTER.

LIFEBOAT AND ROCKET SERVICE.

WHAT THE "WORtD" SAYS.

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