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.. r" - IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.…

THE SOUDAN.

I DEATH OF LADY RIDLEY.I

MR. HOOLEY STILL ILL.

DEATH OF SIR JULIUS VOGEL.

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- CURRENT SPORT.

A DUCHESS'S AUTOGRAPH BOOK

NERO FIDDLES, ROME BURNS.

COMMON-SENSE MOUNTAINEERING.…

THE WOMEN'S INTERNATIONALJ…

WAGER BETWEEN STATESMEN.

,I iA FAMILY DRIVEN MAD.!

A PRINCESS'S READING.

AN IRONICAL SITUATION.

IMAGINATION AND REALITY.

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THE QUEEN'S JOURNEY.

TWICKENHAM TRAGEDY.I

KILLING HIS SWEETHEART.j

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Will: are told that, whereas the census taken six years before the Queen came to the throne contained no occupations for women except domestic service, there were, at the date of the last census, 61.000 women dressmakers, 70,000 employed in public- bouses, 4500 in printing establishments, and 4721 in mines. The Post Office has nearly 30,000 women as clerks, telegraphists, sorters, &c. Where there was one lady clerk in-1871 there are now four and—to take two industries only—there are now 121 women per 100 men in the tobacco industry, as .against 42 per 1000 in 1871; while in hemp and jute the women workers have increased from 67 per 100 men to 195 per 100. There are throughout the kingdom nearly 130,000 women engaged in teaching, almost three times the number of men.

GREATER BRITAIN.

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FUN AND FANCY.