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-THE CHARITY OF THE PEOPLEI…

----_--__-----CURIOUS PRESENTS…

A NEW SYSTEM OF RAILS.

BRITISH WORKMEN IN PARIS.

THE GLOSSOP CONVENT.

AN EPIDEMIC WITH AN ALIAS.

THE SILVER MINT OF JAPAN.

iSARMY DRESS AND EQUIPMENTS.

THE ABYSSINIAN PRISONERS.…

AN UNHAPPY MARRIED LIFE.

THE PRUSSIAN EMBASSY BALL.

THE HOUSE OF PEERS.

A SCOTCHMAN'S TASTE FOR MUSIC!

A SAD TALE OF 'THE SEA. »…

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A SAD TALE OF 'THE SEA. » On the 27th of March last the barque Sea King, the pro- pertyof Messrs. Briggs & Co., left Grimsby. She encoun- tered rough weather, but reached the banks of Newfound- land in safety. She there encountered much ice, and her bow was so stove in that she began to fill. A boat was launched, and some of the crew jumped 011 to the ice. about eight minutes from the vessel being stove she blew up aft, the air compressed by the water forcing up the deck- The Sea King at once went down, head foremost. The boat, as soon as advisable, returned to the scene of the wreck and saved five more of the crew, who were clinging f to the ice. For a short period she hovered over the place, in hopes of picking up a few biscuits, but without success. A chest of clothes was obtained and a few trifling articles. Five men were missing: —Collison, (the cabin boy,) Parker, Albert Johnson, Dewild, and a Swede. The two first-named belonged to Hull, and the other three were foreigners. The boy waS seen upon the sinking vessel with a bundle under his arm, j he most likely having remained below to collect a feW articles. One of the survivors had got upon the poop of the vessel, and sank up to his neck in water, but he struck out and swam for a floe of ice, upon which he saw a man- This man helped him on, and they both kept there until the boat took them off. Nothing had been saved from the the boat took them off. Nothing had been saved from the lost ship but a few articles, and the crew were shivering with cold. They remained in the boat eighteen hours, ana were then picked up by the barque Realm, of Liverpool. Four of the five who had been picked up on the ice suffered most, for, getting wet, their clothes froze, and in this pitiable condition they remained for eighteen hours. When assistance arrived they were more dead than alive, and could not have held out long. They had not power to get on board the Realm, and had to be assisted out of the boat. Others of the men were frostbitten, and suffered greatly- -p __n_

VACCINATION AS A SAFEGUARD.…

FATAL RESULTS OF A QUARREL.

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