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- WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA.

TRAGEDY IN WEST AFRICA.

CURRENT SPORT.

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FUTURE OF THE TRANSVAAL. '

FATAL FIRE AT KINGSLAND.

NEW LORD JUSTICE-GENERAL.

LORD ROSEBERY IN SHOREDITCH.

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IASCENT OF MOUNT KENIA.

BJORNSON AND HIS STATUE:

NO MATCH FOR "SANDY."

ABOUT A TELEGRAM.

HOW TO WRITE TO "TOMMY."

THE SERVIAN PRETENDER'S SON.

MONEY VALUE OF GOOD ROADS.

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MONEY VALUE OF GOOD ROADS. There is a special section, devoted to Road Inquiry," connected with the United States Depart- ment of Agriculture, and this office has just sent out a report in which it is estimated that no less than £120,000,000 might be saved annually by the con- struction of good roads over the entire country. This estimate is based on the total amount: of grain produced in the United States; while the amount consumed on the farms was considered to be off-set by the large amount of other articles hauled on the public roads. By reducing all this grain to tons, and using the results of a special inquiry as to the coat of hauling one ton as a basis, it was found that the total cost of haulage amounted to £189,300,000. The inquiries made specially for the report show that with good roads, two-thirds of this enormous sums might be saved each year. It is also pointed out that this estimate tallies very closely with one made some years ago, but on different lines of inquiry, by the Farmers' National Congress. --A

CREMATION IN JAPAN.

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"'" :EPITOME OF NEWS.

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