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THE FRENCH ARMY.

DEATH OF ADMIRAL CANARIS.

EDUCATIONAL BRIDGES.

——————— M. THIERS AS A SPORTSMAN.

AN ONEROUS OFFICE. --,

THE INDIAN FAMINE.

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THE BRIDGES AT SISTOVA.

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THE BRIDGES AT SISTOVA. A correspondent of the Paris Moniteur, writing from Sistova, says:—"The bridges, five in number, by which I crossed over, taken together, cover a dis- tance of five versts (3! English miles). Their construc- tion is in the highest degree remarkable, and they may be pronounced models of military skill. From the Roumanian shore the first bridge measures 66 metres in length, and consists of 22 pontoons. The second bridge, thrown across a bog, is 10 metres in length, and is supported on uprights the third, 435 metres in length, consists of 95 pontoons the fourth, 346 metres in length, is made up Elf 92 pontoons the fifth and last bridge, which reaches to the Turkish shore, is 385 metres in length, and consists of 65 pon- toons and uprights. On each of these pontoons remain a pontooner and two sailors, whose duty it is to look after the preservation of the hewers and boards. Furthermore, every precaution is taken to guard this line of communication from the attacks of the Turkish marine. On the right and on the left a double line of torpedoes are sunk in the bed of the Danube. If, contrary to expectation, a hostile vessel should manage to get over these terrible obstacles, ten plated boats are ready to attack it. Finally, if this second means of defence proves unsuccessful, 500 sailors are ready to board."

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AMERICAN HUMOUR.

PLANTS AND INSECTS.

MR. LOWE ON BICYCLING.

THE TICHBORNE CASE.

SULTAN ABDUL HAMID.

AN ACTRESS'S LIFE.

A COMEDY OF ERRORS. ___