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RHUDDLAN.

SUDDEN DEATH OF LORD JUSTICE…

IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

POULETT PEERAGE.

COTTON MASTERS AND MEN.

THE MILITARY MANCEUVRES.

THE PHILIPPINES.

BLACK EYES IN CHAPEL.

STREET SCENES IN NEW YORK.

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STREET SCENES IN NEW YORK. The snowfall in New York ceased at midnight on Monday. But the gale continued during the fore- noon, filling the air with flakes from the drifts as fine as powdered glass. They glistened like diamond crystals in the sunshine that supervened, and melted only in sheltered spots. The snowdrifts in the streets resemble great fortifications. After the great snow- storm of 1888 the streets were like rivers, and tele- graph-poles and wires broke and fell under the weight of the wet and clinging snow. No consider- able interruption of the telegraph service has occurred on this occasion, the snow, because of the extreme cold. falling from the wires and poles as quickly as if it had been the driest sand. Altogether, a little under 16in. of snow fell during the bl izzard, making the total for February 28in., and 49in. for the winter. In the great storm of 11 years ago over 20in. fell, but the minimum temperature then was as much above zero as it has now been below. The chief distinction between tha two storms is in the severity of the latest one in the south. Snow has fallen even as far down the Con- tinent as Florida. At Washington the record in inches surpasses those of the past 65 years. At New Orleans the temperature was six or more degrees below the lowest recorded. Altogether, in the language of the Weather Bureau, thisjjhas been the greatest storm in the history of the Atlantic States, and most, remarkable for the perfect combination of adverse meteorological and other conditions. Certain journals have been filled with highly- coloured accounts of the distress in New York; but the public lodging-houses were not filled, and the militia armouries, which were thrown open to receive an alleged army of destitute and half-frozen people, received only one applicant for shelter. The response of private charity to the necessities of the poor has been so ample that there is some danger of the creation of an undeserving class of recipients. There are remarkably few cases of extreme suffering among the people, but there is no lack of minor annoyances, such as stopped gas pipes or burst water-pipes. One Gas Company received no fewer than 35,000 complaints of stopped pipes. The blizzard ceased on Tuesday, and the weather became clear and milder, though still cold. Presi- dent M'Kinley has given lOOdol. to the fund in aid of the sufferers at Washington, to which the British members of the Anglo-American Commission have also made liberal contributions.

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SKILLED LABOUR.

SINKING OF THE GERMANIC.

(SCOTCH EXPRESS OFF THE LINE.

THE PRINCE OF WALES.

MR. BENNETT, M.P.'S ESCAPE.

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