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POLITICAL GOSSIP. --

THE ARTS, LITERATURE, &c.…

How the Money Goes.

Reform Demonstration in Hyde-park.

The Spread of Cholera.

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The Spread of Cholera. Preparations cannot be too prompt nor complete; a,u these having been made, no undue apprehensions should be entertained. It is probable enough that we may have no visitation at all; or, if we have, that the disease may not become epidemic. Giving our best attention to the conditions most conducive to health we may hope to avoid an outbreak, or, at least, to mitigate its violence; and when the present danger has passed away, let us continue to improve the sanitary arrangements of our town, in the assured confidence that fever and cholera, when they threaten to be epidemic, have no preventatives more powerful than the virtue which stands proverbially next to godliness-cleanliness. If this be neglected-if our streets and our river be foul-if our courts and dwell- ings be unclean—we must pay the penalty of our negligence in disease and death. Sickness must pre- vail where health might otherwise be enjoyed, and mortality must be excessive. ilf preventible oauses of disease are suffered to remain in our midst, we shall inevitably reap their effects in a harvest of death. Epidemics will scourge us, and the warnings will be repeated till we lay them to heart and are wise. The poor and the weak will be wasted moat widely by the consequenoes of our contumacy, but all ranks must be visited in part, and none can be secure.-Newcastle Daily Chronicle. In the document which has just been issued by the authority of the Privy Council certain recommenda- tions are made with a clearness which makes them intelligible to all, and there can be no doubt that their observance on the part of the community will have most important effect 3. Personal cleanliness, and oare and moderation in food are easily to be ob- served.. But perhaps, more than all,, is the strength of mind which does not permit us to be influenced by fear. The story of the plague at Damascus is, we fear, true as regards the ohdera. Fear killq far more than the disease. It ia not, t1? be sure, possible to peopio courageous bat tha reflecting portion of the community, even those who are perhaps naturally timid, must be aware that faciBg the foe resolutely goes a great way to defeat him. It would be foolish and useless not to recognise the fact that the cholera is among us, but if we recognise it only to take pru. dent precautions against its attacks, to use a little more than ordinary care in our manner of living to attend promptly to any symptoms that may manifest themselves, and where illness occurs to observe the directions given to prevent the spread of infection, we shall have done much to make our knowledge useful, and we are sure that the attack of 1866 and its results will have shown that in courage and prudence, as well as experience, we have made great advance since the last time that panic-stricken London succumbed to this destructive and mysterious but still far from unconquerable disease.—The Globe.

The Acceptance of the Preliminaries…

OUR MISCBIiLANY.'

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Love Song.

Sheer Nonsense.

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Humiliating: Meditation.

Rose in the House of Lords.

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