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L..... .-LORD SALISBURY'S…

THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON TRADE…

------A CANDIDATE'S ADVENTURES.

LONDON STEAMER IN DANGER.

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LONDON STEAMER IN DANGER. The General Steam Navigation Company's excur- sion steamer Mavis, which left Boulogne at ten o'clock on Tuesday morning on her return to Mar- gate and London, was unable to weather heavy seas outside Boulogne, and was obliged to put back. about four miles out off Wimereux, the Mavis ir-arts* foundered. She vrns struck 1,\ a -udd'ei •squall, and heavy seas broke over the stern, swept tit" decks, stove in the doors, swamped the cabins, and Hooded the engine-room. The captain, fearing that the fires would be extinguished, put about, and with great difficulty returned to the harbour in th" teeth of a south-westerly gale. Seventy passengers were landed.

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A PRISON EXPERIMENT.

BUTTONS ON THE BACK OF A COAT.

. QUAINT HOUSEHOLD REGULATIONS.

0I TYPOGRAPHICAL ABSURDITIES.

. NAMKS OF THE MONTHS.

. THS CAT AND THE RATS.

. THE PROCESS OF DIGESTION.…

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CHEMIST'S DEATH BY MISADVENTURE.