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THE CASE OF DR. HOUARD. !

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VOICES OUT OF THE PAST.—People say that T„iL° V'1 °° 1^fe' afifevaCm°ft3y have' been uttered, but do we not hear and again and answer back longing into the p&8t Old Kensington? in the Cornhill Magazine for July. TT • • NEGOTIATING BY TELEGRAPH—rne j^conom,^ » inclined to think that our diplomatists ar« too ready to Sail themselves of the adrantage^offered bythetele, —"k onil atroncly recommends tlieir adoption of £ & £ ~»<" » oorrw)ondence should be carried on bv wire. The com- mSl world practically reduces the value of the tele- ^aph to the halving of the time that it takes to summon ST one or anything you may want from one part of the wSria to the other. If anything more is tried con- fusion and error are «ure to result.. Lord Kunberley i _i Vitt tolpirrann from a (listant i -1. _D"H",l Vitt tolpirrann from a (listant once repiieu wueu wu»uj.va "j —o- — colonv -—" Matter much too difficult to decide upon on the strength of information summarised by telegraph—write bv post." Negotiation viva voce is, of course, the most efficient for a practised man, who can learn far more of big adversaries'minds from their looks, tones, and gestures than from their words. Written communications, which -have not this advantage, give time for caution, and deliberation. Telegraphic negotiation has neither recom- mendation, hfcving the rapidity of dialogue without the helps,, the impersonality of written communication with- out its slow judgment and cool sriticism. The history ot the Treaty of Washington gives ample illustration oi .a.& these defects. The telegraph may be fairly used as an auxiliary, but practical statesmen would do well to re^am it solely as such, and never trustjjfc for the main conduc of diplomatic transaction. A SEVERE SENTENCE.—The French Tribunals are usually severe in punishing adulterations of artic es o common use, makirg not only the manufacturers, but the intermediaries responsible for the nature of the goo 7 wU The agents of two Belgian starch ^ers. with several wholesale and retail grocers, havs just been prose- before the Paris Court of Correctional Police for cuted betore tne r.ronoftion of from 10 « poratoflrur and plaster of Paris.^ A j singiiT.r point in this case was that the chargefciras brought, not by Government or by a purchaser, bnt by a French starch nut on the ground of unfair competition (concurrence he pretending that his trade was prejudiced by c low price at which the spurious | article was sold. ge also claimed lOO.OOOf. as damages. The pac of starch supplied by- the Belgian defendants bore English hbel with the words ''nice stareu, J?sn JNationai tue rtarcn, and the British royal artos. (Jourt c zidemied the agents of M.M. fienmanh and y mens, the n»anufac- turers, each to two months lmpfwon^^ gjj fine; two French wholesale dealers, who apj., bave been aware that the starch was adulterated to.^ month each> and a similar penalty; also four retaile V^rtnighfa imprisonment and the same fine. The sum- ming up, said that even had not the .retailei, mi g of the article, which appeal^ iniormea 01 haT0 ,tm liable, K- tare been tie J lbo 100 kilos, uJ sitsr »s cøu c1.DO\ of the The ^uestien of damazes wm reaei ved. THB RACES AXD FETKS.-I adies esposea ™ of the sun, and heated paroles °^{'lhe complexion, dis- Kalydor a most refreshing allaving iUlheatwid pellins the cloud ef languoi^ and rel tli(; pleasin<» sensation toritabilitj, and immediate iy ^orai s sUte o{ the skin. It attending restored elasticity «bA ne^ .iicecloraticn?, and real- i eiadicates #rupticns, freckl es, t*a, an n ioiilorinR Price 4s. 6d.

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