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GREATER BRITAIN.

.PAIIISII COUNCILS. -,-

I- TEA CIGARETTES.

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MR. J. LOWTHER ON FISCAL REFORM.

PATIENT IN A REFRIGERATOR.

TO THE GOLD FIELDS.

THE SLAUGHTER OF ANIMALS.

A BOOKMAKER'S PUNISHMENT.

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A LEARNED DOCTOR.

, COD LIVER .OIL.

A MEDICAL SAVANT.

--AN ENERGETIC OFFICER.

-nmn!nmn" A "CONSCIENCE FUND."

CARRIAGES WITHOUT HORSES.

WATER GAS.

OVER SIX HUNDRED YEARS OLD.

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OVER SIX HUNDRED YEARS OLD. A monster oak, which formed a conspicuous land- mark in the district surrounding the parish of Nainf.ro, near Poitiers, has disappeared. ItTs affirmed that this gigantic tree was more than 600 years old, and its proportions were in proportion to its age. The trunk, when shorn of all its appendages, measured four metre's in length and five in circumference, whilst the total weight of this piece of timber alone amounted to 8000 kilos. The Telegraph Paris corre- spondent says the ground was broken up and inter- spersed for a considerable distance all round with the gnarled roots and off-shoots of the tree.

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1 WILLS AND BEQUESTS.

- ! ! MARKET NEWS.

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TWO QUEER WORDS.