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Cliii LONDON CORRESPONDENT.…

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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 FIGHTING AT DUNDEE.

MISSION OF THE AFRIKANDER…

OBSTACLES TO ELECTRIC LIGHTING.

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OBSTACLES TO ELECTRIC LIGHTING. The cornpetion of electricity with gas as a means of illumination ha3 (says Engineering) been rendered very severe by the improvements introduced during recent years in incandescent, gas lighting. It is singular that the very same prónrtjes-tlw rare earths—were not turned to account, ii} elpctric illu. mination before the invention by Nernst qf the lamp which bears his name; a lamp for the commercial introduction of which electrical engineers are still waiting expectantly. Meantime, a far more important factci-in the economic struggle remains in apiossible reduction of the high prime cost of electric wiring of buildings. Could electric house wiring be carried out as simply and as cheaply as the putting in of gas- • pipes, art enormous advanfcie might be c'onfide ntly expected.

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.