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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.

WISE IN THEIR GENERATION.

ATTAR OF ROSES."

A CURIOUS INCIDENT.

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A CURIOUS INCIDENT. A Berlin paper reports the following curious inci- dent, which has happened on the Potsdam line of rail- way :—The driver of the engine, upon the train near- ing the station of Steglitz, was surprised to observe three ladies standing upon the rails, gesticulating vehemently, for the purpose, it seems, of causing him to stop the train. The driver made good use of the engine-whistle, to induce the ladies to step off the rails. But all in vain the ladies remained immovable upon the line of the approaching engine, and thus left the driver no alternative but to run over them or to give the signal for the train to stop, though there was nothing upon the line to justify such a signal. The ladies, as soon as the train had come to a full stop, ran hurriedly towards a carriage, out of which a gentleman was looking, with surprise marked in his face, called him papa, and requested him to alight from the car- riage (the train having stopped exactly opposite the residence of the ladies), so as not to be compelled to finish the journey to the station of Steglitz and travel back unnecessarily. The officers in charge of the train, surprised by such impudence, thought different, how- ever, and not only would not allow the gentleman to leave the train, but compelled the ladies to enter a carriage and in company with their papa took them to the station of Steglitz, there to answer to the station- master for their audacity, and probably to pay a heavy fine for delaying the train and infringing their bye- laws.

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.