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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

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THE PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT.

EXECUTION AT HORSEMONGER-LANE…

IALL SIMPLICITY and RUDE PLENTY.I

BARON KRUDENER.

SHEEP-FARMING IN JAPAN.

OPENING THE NEW HOTEL DIEU…

THE NAVAL ENGAGEMENT IN THE…

A RECOLLECTION OF SINOPE.

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A RECOLLECTION OF SINOPE. A Correspondent of The Timet recalls he following recollection of Sinope :— It was here at Sinope, 00 +,1.n. revoke*, ht. xoci juadron of seven frigates and five small corvettes and brigs was totally destroyed by an overwhelming Russian force. The enemy's fleet, after hovering about the place for several days, suddenly entered the bay, under the oover of fog and rain, and immediately opened a most destrictive fire. There were six line-of-batde ship», two frigates, and four steamers, and the poor Turks had not the slightest chance. They were short of powder, and could not move nevertheless, they did their best to return the enemy's fire, and died hard, their vessels blowing up or sinking under them. It soon became a mere butchery, for the Turks en- deavouring to escape to the shore in their boats were slaughtered by hundreds, their Christian foes not ceasing their fire for a moment, but continuing to pour in shot and shell upon the poor wretchos as they were struggling in the water. Over 3,000 officers and men perished in this affair, which excited at the time the indignation of Europe, and, in addition to the destruction of the ships, a great portion of the town was reduced to ashes, although Q°t a shot had been fired from the shore. Sinope forms a splendid naval station, and was formerly used as such, but it has been neglected since the Crimean war, though there is still a small dockyard kept up and a ship is occasionally built here.

WISE IN THEIR GENERATION.

ATTAR OF ROSES."

A CURIOUS INCIDENT.

DEATH of a MEMBER of the LIVINGSTONIA…

ARMIES FED ON DATES.

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r11■1■■■-— A QUESTION TO BE…

THE COLORADO BEETLE SCARE.

MR. MECHI ON THE CROPS.

THE TASTE FOR SHOOTING.

SHODDY VINEGAR.

SELECTED ANECDOTES.

THE MARKETS,

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DETECTIVES IN AUSTRIA. -

THE DEATH OF AZIZ PASHA.

THE FUTURE OF ENGLAND.

BIRDS' PRESERVATION ACT.