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THE ALBERT HALL, DEMONSTRATION.

HAVE ANIMALS IMMORTAL SPIRITSi?

A GENTLER. CHRISTMAS.

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MIDNIGHT SCENE AT ! BETHESDA.…

PREVENTION OF CRUELTYI TO…

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COLWYN BAY ENTERTAINMEiNTS.

FRiOMi FAR AND NEAR,

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FRiOMi FAR AND NEAR, HER REDEEMING FEATURE. The only son had just told the family that he was engaged, and to whom. "What! that girl!" exclaimed mamma. Why, she squints!" She has absolutely no style!" protested sister. Red-headed, isn't she ?" snapped auntie. I'm afraid she's fidgety," complained grandma. She hasn't any money," grumbled uncle. She doesn't look strong," murmured the first cousin. She's stuck up!" objected the second cousin. "She's an extravagant pig!" cried the third cousin. Well," said the only eon thoughtfully, she's got one redeeming feature." What's that?" asked the chorus. She hasn't a relative on earth," replied the only son. Grab her, my boy, grab her!" urged the, father. ♦ DIPLOMATIC JOHN. Jane wanted to go to the circus and John wanted to go to the theatre. We can go to the theatre any time," she- said, but the circus is here for only a week, and we have not always the chance of going to. it." "Well, as you like," said John; "but allow me to say this-I will not be responsible for the. consequences." What consequences?" asked Jane, in sur- prise. These consequences," answered John gravely. Suppose one of the lions should break out of his cage while we are there, it's all over with you." All over with me?" Certainly; the lions aren't blind, are they?" Xo-iio: but what hae that got to do with me ?" Just this. If you look to me to be sweet enough to eat, how will you look to a raging,, roaring, hungry lion? He will think you a de- licious morsel, and you are gone." But, John, there will be other girls there. besides me." I know it, but you will be the sweetest one, there." Very well, John, dear; I think we'd better 10 to the theatre."

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