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TWO THOUSAND YEARS BEHIND.

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TWO THOUSAND YEARS BEHIND. Within the next few years there will be 6000 miles of railway track laid in China. Lord Charles Beres- ford stated this fact at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers the other night, and added that although the way must first be paved by the civil engineer, there was great scope for the mechanical engineer in the Far East. The future offered an almost un- limited field of operation. The people were still pursuing their arts and industries with the primitive tool methods and ideas of 2000 years ago.

WHAT CONVICTS EARN.

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PROGRESS OF KLONDYKE.

JALEBERD'S BUMPS.

THE COPPER BOOM.

AND CYCLIST.

AN HISTORIC CHURCH.

ABOUT THE KHEDIVE.

, A STEEL-FRAMED PALACE.

ii | THE TALE OF "THE IMP."

I;CRUSOE'S ISLAND.

SPORTING PARSONS.

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rHOME HINTS.

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