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THE PRINCE OF WALES AND ENSILAGE.

THE ABORIGINES OF THE NEILGHERRY…

THE ALLEGED MURDER ON THEI…

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..------,"" THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL…

ALLEGED TORTURING OF AN ITALIAN…

THE AGRICULTURAL LABOURERS'…

PRINCE NAPOLEON.

THE SLAVE TRADE IN THE SOUDAN

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----....--'5 OSMAN DIGMA.

THE RABBIT IN AUSTRALIA.

FATALITIES AT SEA.

THE CATTLE DISEASES BILL.

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--DEATH OF MR. BLANCHARD JERROLD.

THE MURDER of a POLICE-SERGEANT

FIGHTING ON THE CONGO.

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_. THE INDIAN BUDGET.

OUR COFFEE SUPPLY.

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AMUSING HOAX AT A LONDON THEATRE.

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AMUSING HOAX AT A LONDON THEATRE. On Tuesday night a cleverly-executed scheme deceiving a large number of gentlemen was, an even- ing paper says, consummated at the Haymarket Theatre. About ten days back, it appears, each received a missive, in a lady's handwriting, which ran as follows The writ or of tin's is anxious to have the pleasure of meeting you. She will be at the Hay- market Theatre on Tuesday, 11th March next. If you will be in the stalls you will not fail to recognise her but, to show that this meeting is agreeable, will you wear a button-hole of violets and lilies of the valley, and she will wear scarlet geraniums." So successful was this letter, that two advertisements in the "agony "column of the Tiíiæs requested the lady to send her address in confidence. About eight o'clock in the evening the first victim appeared on the scene. Gallantly, yet cautiously, lie looked round for the fair unknown, when to his dismay he noticed other men dropping in, one by one, all bearing the floral sign. Men came from Aldershot, from Brighton, and from the country, many of them wearing scarlet geraniums in place of the Parma violets, which made them the more conspicuous. It was not long before the Ban- croft exchequer was enriched by the appearance of at least, sixty v etims, many of whom were acute enough to hide their flowers in their hats, to be assumed if the fair wearer of scarlet should be discerned. Before the end of the first act it was very patent that a sell of the first water had been perpetrated. The dress circle was full of men who, having received letti r3 themselves, had compared notes, and detecting the joke, secured this coign of vantage to enjoy the scene. A certain stage-box was graced by the presence of a voll-known form, and the party took the keenest interest in the successive entries of the lady killers.