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ANNUAL MEETING.

AMONG TENBY PEOPLE.

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SUMMER AMUSEMENTS.…

FLUKES.

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- WHEN KING EDWARD WAS IN-no..…

SIDE-SHOWS: PAST AND PRESENT.…

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SIDE-SHOWS: PAST AND PRESENT. The humble old merry-go. round which fasci- nated our fathers and beguiled our mothers to joy-the old merry-go-round with its wooden horses, drawn through the country .liiaet, by a horse-is gone into the limbo of things. New II desires have created the devices which cause you to plunge down steep inclines into water, and turn someraaulta in the air, and jump over abysses, and make lightning dashes through gorges and caverns and multifarious other thines wnicn muse get quicker and steeper and more joyously terrifying all the time if they are to succeed. The cyclorama, not so very long ago too, was looked upon as a desirable and uplifting thing. Viewing the anxieties of others was found to be wholesome and gratifying. You used to i watch a shipwreck and be perfectly satisfied, xou viewed the fragments of the train wreck wit' active pleasure. The appeal to the eye the n vyiolly satisfied. All that you desired in the Le early days was optical satisfaction. Now, he JW- ever, you must hear the boat crash or the tr fall apart; or you must have the sensation of going down some dizzy incline. You. are the victim of the snowball sensation .-Frc,m Six penny Thrills," in the October Strand V.agaz' ille.

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ABERYSTWYTH COUNCILLOR'S DREAD…

"THE LADY'S WORLD."

THE GREAT SKIN CURE.

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SNAPSHOTTING CELEBRITIES.

"0 BANNER OF THE WEST." --

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