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RUSSIAN HEAD-QUARTERS, POREDIM,…

SURRENDER OF NICKSICH.

THE WAR IN ASIA MINOR.I

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THREE FARTHING POST-CARDS.

CHINAMEN IN AUSTRALIA.

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A TERRIFIC BATTLE.

WAR VICTIMS.

THE SUTHERLAND LAND IMPROVEMENTS.

THE PROSPECTS OF PEACE.

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THE EARLY DAYS OF THIERS.

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THE EARLY DAYS OF THIERS. The World says Who remembers now the first steps of Thiers in the world ? It was in 1822 Thiers, newly arrived in Paris, went to the Chamber of Deputies with a letter of introduction to the Due de la Rouchefoucauld-Liancourt, just at the moment that the Deputy Manuel was arrested by the gendarmes. He was one of thoie who protested the most ardently against such violation of parliamentary immunities. 'What is your name?'said Manuel; 'take care that you are not arrested.' 'My name is Thiers' said the little young man, 'and like you, I am from Marseilles.' A few days after, the Due de la Rochefoucauld offered him a situation; but Manuel having proposed to him to contribute to the Constitutionnel, he preferred to become ajournaliste. His first articles were a review of the Salon and some dramatic sketches, amongst which was a memoir of Mrs. Bellamy, of Covent Garden Theatre. Once Thiers, then at the apogee of his power during the Monarchy, went to Provence, his native country, and passing through a certain vil- lage, where he had been taught his first lessons, wished to see his old schoolmaster. O, is it you, dear little Thiers ? said the old man. Well, I am told that you have succeeded in Paris, and made plenty of money. I congratulate you. What are you doing there in Paris ?' I am a ministre,* said simply Thiers, lipping that this word would at once confound the old schoolmaster, whose familiarity he did not relish, Ministre said the old man. Do ministers make so much money! But you were a Catholic, Thiers, were you not ? Why did you turn Protestant? A Protestant ministre,' repeated he 'I do like apogtasies.' The misunderstanding was not an easy thing to set right. The schoolmaster could not believe that one of his pupils was the President of he Cabinet. At length he exclaimed, Then if it is true I deserve a reward.' What reward do you want?' I have been dismissed on account of my age, and I have waited for my pension for three yepra. Thiers settled at once the claim, and ordered the school- master's arrears to be paid up,"

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