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THE QUEEN AS A NTTRSE.

TYPEWRITING IN CHINESE.

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-J -I NO FAMILY IN PARTICULAR.

THE BATTLE OF THE UNIFORM.

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. THANKS FOR BRITISH SAILORS.

COME HOME TO DIE.

......... DEATH OF MRS. OLIPHANT.

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DEATH OF MRS. OLIPHANT. Mrs. Oliphant, the well-known authoress, died at Wimbledon late on Friday night of last week. She was born at Walliford, near Musselburgh, in Mid- lothian, in 1828r and her first work in fiction ap- peered in 1849.? Mrs. Olipbant was predeceased by her husband and two sons. Among her^ works may be mentioned Lillie's Leaf" (185o), the sequel to her first jiovel; The Chroni- sequel to her first jiovel; "The Chroni- cles of Carlingford" (1863), a book which per- manently secured for Mrs. 01inhant a niche in the (Ampin of fnmn: Squire Arden (1871), It was a i,ia Laea" (1S83L *'air Tnm Q884)» A PoorGentleman (iSoy;, "DianaTrelawney (ia92), and The Prodigals (1894). Mrs. Oliphant was also knqwn,as a biographer and essayist. Ip 1889 appeared a biography of Laurence Olipbant, the writer and a biography of Laurence Olipbant, the writer and traveller, who was related to Mrs. Oliphant. Her most recent writings have been" The Makers of Modern Rome" (1895), Sir Robert's Fortune" (1895), and a "Child's History of !cot- land" (1896). Recently there appeared a "Life of Queen Victoria," also intended for the young, and Sublished in connection with her Majesty's Jubilee. he deceased lady spent many holidays in Italy, and had only recently returned to London from that country. The funeral took place at three o'clock on Tuesday fit Eton Cemetery.

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THE EXPANSION OF THE -EMPIRE.

THE PRINCE OF WALES'S HOSPITAL…

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