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"SOUL K!LUNG" STEAMERS.

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"SOUL K!LUNG" STEAMERS. Tale Told to the Yankees. In the Atlantic Monthly," a British marme o€BCer discusses the question whether the United States can produce merchant seamen and, after contrasting the life on a sailing vessel with that upon a steamer, he states :— Let us take the Mediterranean trade as being perhaps the most interesting from an historical point of view. When a steamer has come to anchor, or has tied up, stern to the mote, hatches are opened and the work of loading or dtscharging begun. The work goes on night and day, Sunday or Monday, Christmas or any other day. No day is held sacred in the modern freight steamer. It is possible to go the round of the Mediterranean ports without once plac- ing a foot on shore. Very often the cities are never seen by daylight, steamers entering port and leaving the same night or very early in the morning. In British ships especially—and American ships will be the same—Sunday, unless the cost of working be too great, is seldom if ever held sacred. If one felt inclined to wor ship one's 6ed by attending church, 't wotdd be impas- sible to do so. No; the ?modern sailer must not indolge in such hmmes as a €?od. & soul. prayers, or Snnd&ya. If he does, then it must be in his watch below or when he has signed off the ship's artitdea. Ff)r the time being it is essential, if he is to be caRed a good sailor, for him to remember that he is a brute and to pempmber also that for turming htmseK into a brote onsand" or any other boty day, be gets paid 6d an hoar extra by his generoas owner. If any peayefs ape neoesm6ry, the ship- owner wBl do aU. the praytng teqaired bet the prayers wnl not be <er t&f sailors' <p<rtt<tal welfare, but for better treats and quiCker despatches. Yet again, on the west coast of Africa can be seen ships frying the British ftg carrying on the work of loading or discharging, cargo on Sundays, while in foi! view can b? seen mission stations and churches, with th<ar attendant ministers preaching to a bawh of negroes, exnrtmg them to remember tteir Cfeatorinthe days oftheiryoath.andtore. speet the Sabbath and keep it BoIy. Wtust mockery tn fa<mess it must be admitted that German and Scandinavian veeBeis aeMotn work cargoes on Snudaya."

THE GEftM.A KA VY.

A NEW ERA IN SIBERIA.

CANADA'S UNTtLLED ACRES.

I IELECTION DAY SCENES IN…

Loss of the ss. Cadoxton.…

CAGE ON SHEAVES.

Coat Working Dispute .

SIR E. 8HACKLETON.

I , AUSTRALIAN APPLE TRADE.

Protection Brutatity. .

ASSIZE REMOVAL QUESTtON.

Sir Griffith Thomas. .

" &AVE THE SHOW AWAY."

SCHOOL BATHS.

MISS AMY EVANS. ,

CONSTABLE BOUGHT FOOD.

SUICIDE AT 70!

ALLEGED PEPPER ASSAULT.

BY SUBMARtNE TO POLE.

"'WHITE MAN'S LOVE CHARM."