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SARAH BERNHARDT'S ACTIVITY.

WHEAT CROPS OF THE WORLD.

ITHE BOERS AS SHOOTERS.

BLACK SEA NAVAL SCANDAL.

WARNING TO LAMP-USERS.

A GIANT GAS ENGINE.

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FUTURE PRICE OF IRON.

A BRITISH EMBASSY'S TABLE…

THE "SIX-TOE HIGGINSES."

DANCING AT THE PAJUS IEXHIBITION.

MAITRES LABORI AND DEMANGE.

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FEARLESS LONDON LADY.

A UNIQUE MOUNTAIN TOWN.

INSURANCE COMPANIES AND !…

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INSURANCE COMPANIES AND ELECTRIC LIGHT. A writer in the Elcctrieiun says it ie taking the average householder a long time to realise that ia replacing gas by electric light he has materially diminished the risk of fire on his property. It is suggested that a movement should be inaugurated to compel fire insurance companies to reduce their pre- miums upon all kinds of property on which electric light has been installed. He further expresses the belief that one fire office at least has already taken this step. If, he says, every owner of a building refused to take out a policy with an office who will not grant the relief in question, the insurance com- panies' recognition of the safety of electric light would Boon take the desired form. I

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RECENT SHIPPING CASUALTIES.

! ANOTHER GOLD COUNTRY.

i |MEASURING EARTHQUAKES.

" ROPEDON MOUNT KENIA.

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