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THE SCOTCH SCHOOLS.I

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-¿¡: THE PEOPLE OF NORTH-WESTERN INDIA. The census of the north-western provinces of India, taken on the 10th of January, 1.865, reveals the fact that only 86 females are born to every 100 males, and this is true ,of Southern Asia generally. Mr. Plow- den finds the cause chiefly in this, that the warmer a country is and the older a husband is, as compared with his wife, the greater the number of male births. It is an important religious fact that there are in the province only 4t millions of Mussulmans, or one- 4 seventh of the whole population. There seems, says the analyst, to be no mock modesty among the 23 who described themselves as professional thieves, or among 321 pimps, 2,251 enunchs, and 2(j,806 prostitutes. Some 35 returned themselves as "sturdy beggars," and 974 as "bad characters." In the list we find 479,015 ordinary beggars, 29 pro- fessed mourners, 111 almstakers, 28 pedigree makers, 226 "flatterers for gain," 1 "vagabond," 18 "ear piercers," 51 "makers of caste marks," wrestlers, charmers, informers, fortune tellers, jesters, mimics, hangmen, and gravediggers.

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TRADE LAWS IN THE OLDEN TIME.

----GREAT FIRE IN LONDON.

THE EPIDEMIC IN DUBLIN.

A STUBBORN BARREL ORGAN!

THE EMPRESS EUGENIE.

THE COLOUR DIFFICULTY IN AMERICA.

THE EGYPTIANS LEARNING AGRICULTURE.-

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