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OUR LONDON CORRESPONDENT.…

NEWS NOTES.

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I HOW COLLIERS WORK.I

I MR. TOM NICKALLS'S WILL.…

; GOLD-SEEKERS' TERRIBLE FATE.…

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THE Q UEEN'S KEYIEW AT ALDEIiSHOT.

I AN IDEAL DRINK. I

IPEERS' OFFICIAL'S DEBTS.I

DUKE OF WESTMINSTER OJS BETTING.

I u _OLDHAM ELECTION. <

ITHE CASE OF MRS. DRUCE, I

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TUB average duration of human life is about u years. One-fourth of the inhabitants die before they reach their seventh year, one-half before their 17th year. Of every 1000 persons, only one reaches the: age of 100 years of every 100, only six reach th& age of 65, and not more than one in 500 lives to see; the 80th year. There are about 1,500,000,000 inhabi- tants on the globe. Of these 50,000,000 die every year, 137,736 per day, 5595 per hour, about 90 per ifeinute, or three in every two seconds. KILAUEA, the "volcano in Hawaii which has just burst forth into fresh activity, Ja not a volcano in the accepted sense of the word.. It is rather a great lake of lava, situated on a plateau on one of the lower slopes of the great Mauna-Loa, or White Mountain, which rises nearly 14,000ft. into the sky. Kilauea is about three miles across, and with its seething erup- tions playing away all oyerjit it presents one of the grandest sights of the kind in the world. The walla of this black pit are nearly 600ft. high, but thjere is a depression on the east side througS which the lava, flows away to the sea, a distance of about 40 miles. Hilo, the chief town on Hawaii, lie. to the east, and may have suffered from this last UDheavftL

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I THE SUICIDE -SEASON. I

A CHEQUE THAT STRAYED. I

OLD AGE PENSIONS.j

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A GREAT ACTRESS'S SECRET.

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AMID BONES AND SKULLS.