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I THE OMINOUS ROYAL PILLOW.…

THE FIRST ROYAL-RENTED RESIDENCE…

I THE STATE OF THE NAVY.

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I THE STATE OF THE NAVY. The Navy League has issued a circular to the Ser- vice Committee of the House of Commons, in which it is stated that "in three successive years, viz., in 1898, 1899, and 1900, the First Lord of the Admiralty has announced, in introducing the Navy Estimates, that the sum voted at his request for naval construction during the previous twelve months had now been expended, and this though he had himself declared its expenditure to be the lowest compatible with national safety." It is added that Mr. Goschen's "allegation is that the resources of the United Kingdom are insufficient to carry out its own programme." The Navy League, however, maintains that the country can accomplish the requirements of the Admiralty, and the League urges members of the Service Committee to use every "means open to them under the forms of the House of Commons to draw public attention to the whole matter.

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OUR LONDON CORRESPONDENT.…

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THE TRAGEDY OF OLIVER ANSON.

\ A lnGHT IN AN AMBULANCE.

I THE TENANT OF MARSDEN ROCK.

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IFIELD AND FARM.

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IGARDENING GOSSIP.