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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

A CHINESE TRAGEDY.

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A NAVAL MYSTERY.

THE BISHOP OF MANCHESTER ON…

I ====== SALMON POACHERS.

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====== SALMON POACHERS. The Fishing Gazette says that in the Ouse and the mouth of the Humber porpoises and grampuses have again made their appearance this season, as they have of late years been increasingly doing, for the purpose of feeding upon salmon. The destruction caused to the salmon fisheries about Hull, Goole, &c., is simply incalculable. It has been computed that one of these creatures destroys from a dozen to twenty pounds weight of salmon per day, besides other fish. They have this week and last been seen coming into and up the rivers named above in hundreds. The beasts are as savage as sharks. On one occasion some pleasure boats were out on the river near Goole, when some of these fish boldly charged the boats, and the fishermen who had command of them, considering they were in absolute danger, immediately returned to the shore, the people in the boats being terribly frightened. In bygone years the. immense havoc played by these oreatures with the salmon was brought under the notice of the Yorkshire Salmon Fishery Board, and they promised to de something to remedy the evil. Some time back they held a meeting, Mr. Buckli.nd being present, at which various suggestions were w red, and it was finally agreed that not only should extra re- wards be given to the fishermen for killing or cap- turing the depredators, but that a general raid should be made upon them in boats. This has not yet been made. Efforts have been made to shoot them by gentlemen in yachts and boats, but without much success. Not only have porpoises and grampuses very hard hides, but they rarely present a good shot, coming te the surface suddenly and going down again with equal quickness. That something will have to be done, and that without delay, is clearly apparent to those who daily see the destruction produced.

IN THE MIDST OF BURSTING SHELLS.

RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN TURKEY.

MONEY ORDERS AND POSTA^ NOTES.

DEATH OF MR. J. C. MARSHMAN.

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A COSSACK CAMP.

BOARD OF TRADE RETURNS.

THE COLORADO BEETLE.

ON THE DANUBE.

M^—** LORD SANDON ON RELIGIOUS…

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