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" IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

The SEQUEL CASE to an ELOPEMENT.

THE NEW BLACK DEATH.

SOMETHING TO BE PROUD OF!

THE LAW OF TRADE MARKS IN…

-__-------DEATH OF A FRENCH…

THE REMAINS OF LOUIS PHILIPPE.

------__--FORGIVE AND FORGET!

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FORGIVE AND FORGET! On Monday last a respectably-dressed young wVnnan was amongst the applicants at the Westminster Policecourt, in London, for the remission of a sentence, when the following colloquy took place between the applicant and the magis- trate :— Applicant; You committed my husband to prison, sir, three weeks ago, and I should be very much obliged if you would let him out. The magistrate How long was he committed for ?— Applicant Two months. The magistrate What was he committed for?- Applicant I came against him then, but I am sorry now, and I hope you will let him out. Dennis (the gaoler) He is a cabman, and was com- mitted for a very violent assault upon her. She had a dreadful black eye. Your worship may remember that the van sergeant, who lodges in the same house, was one of the witnesses. It was stated that he was in the habit of ill-treating her. Applicant: He has promised not to do it again. Pray let him out. He'll behave better now.—The magistrate I have no power to order his release, and if I had I should not use it. Applicant: I am told I can apply to the Secretary. —The magistrate Secretary of State. Yes, you can apply to him. He has power to order your husband's discharge. Applicant Will you be so kind as to sign a petition to him if I bring it ?—The magistrate No, I can't do that. I should have all the wives who have brutal husbands committed to prison coming to me to do the same. I cannot interfere. Your husband deserved the punishment he got.

THE LATE RIOTS IN BIRMINGHAM.

---MR. BRIGHT ON THE HOUSE…

AGRICULTURAITEMPLOYMENT BILL.

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