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THE DRUCE CASE.

A PROPERTY CASE.

BREWERY BURNED DOWN.

DAVID COLQUHOUN'S COOL REQUEST.

— ! CROWDED TO DEATH.

A MAN OF MARKS.

8c ,k It I", AT SMITH FIELD.

OVERCROWDING OF FOREIGN ,…

LATEST IN "FLYING MACHINES."

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A STORY OF LORD METHUEN.

NEW TROPHIES FOR DOGS,

..-TELEPHONES ON RAILWAY ;…

A GRAPHIC LETTER FROM " TOMMY…

THE END OF THE CENTURY;,,'I

DEATH OF THE EMPRESS EUGENIE'S…

THE COMING OF MAN.

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THE COMING OF MAN. Professor Grenville Cole has a very fascinating article on this subject in the current number of He, says: "The remains of man are notably subject to decay, and the signs of his former existence in this or that locality often dopend upon the more enduring objects that his skill has left be- hind, Baked pottery, chipped stone implements. the very charcoal of his fires, may survive in places where his Own bones are extremely rare. Much of our knowledge of early man is derived from inter- ments conducted wjth careful ritual by his tribal fel- lows. Is it likely that, in a ruder age, when cere- monial burial may have been utterly unknown, the skeleton of man would have much chance of pre- servation ? Unlike many other :mammals, early man was not compelled to collect in vast herds around the lakes and water-course. His very intelligence, his Xariety, Pf aim, made him a wanderer across the earth. Dying in the forest, or on the barren rock, or isolated in his log-canoe, his skele- ton was rarely covered oyer and adequately pre-

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THE FIGHTING AT DUNDEE.

MISSION OF THE AFRIKANDER…

OBSTACLES TO ELECTRIC LIGHTING.

PROPOSED ALUMINIUM COINAGE.

BOER GOVERNMENT AND BRITISH…

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ILODGER SHOOTS HIS LANDLADY…

EXCITING SCENE AT PLYMOUTH,

RAILWAY COLLISION 'AT BOLTON.

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VIOLENCE IN COURT.

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LEGISLATION AGAINST CORSETS.