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L..... .-LORD SALISBURY'S…

THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON TRADE…

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

LONDON STEAMER IN DANGER.

p *".............—— EX-OFFICER…

A PRISON EXPERIMENT.

BUTTONS ON THE BACK OF A COAT.

. QUAINT HOUSEHOLD REGULATIONS.

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QUAINT HOUSEHOLD REGULATIONS. The following curious regulations for the house* hold of Henry VIII. are taken from an old MS.: His Highness's baker shall not put alum in the bread, or mix rye, oaten, or bean flour with the same; and, if detected, he shall be put in the stocks. His Highness's attendants are not to steal any lacks or keys, tables, forms, cupboards, or otker J furniture, out of noblemen's or gentlemen's house where they go to visit. The officers of his privy chamber shall be loving together, no grudging nor grumbling. There shall be no romping with the maids on the staircase, by which dishes and other things are often broken. Care shall be taken of the pewter spoons, and that the wooden ones used in the kitchen be not broken or stolen. The page3 shall not interrupt the kibchen-maids. Coal to be only allowed to the King's,Queen's, and Lady Mary's chambers. The brewers are noc to put any brim- stone in the ale.

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.