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. IIMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. I

I HOUSE OF IORDS.—JULY 4.…

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„ GUSSIE (who has left his fiancee for a moment. fallen overboard, and been dramatically rescued): Did—you—aw—faint when you heard them yell Man overboard ?'" Helen (sobbing): N-no, Gussie; I never once suspected they could mean you." CULTIVATED STRANGER You advertise for a man who can speak 26 languages." Mr. Moneybags: Yes, sir. The position is still open." May I ask concerning the matter of its duties?" "Certainly. I own considerable property in East London, and I want a man to collect the rents." BACON: "Docd that young man who is paying Mention to your daughter leave at a reasonable hour lit night?" Egbert: "Yes; I have no reason to kick." TITE Postmaster-General announces that arrange- ments have now been completed for applying the reduced rate of 2s. a word to telegrams for the troops 1ft Ilthodesia. The telegrams will be treated in the same way as those sent at the reduced rate to other parts of South Africa, and must be addressed to Cape Town. A Am old lady in Paris, aged 78, wished to have her dead dog buried in the dogs' cemetery at Asnieres, but on being told that she could not afford the money she took the body in her arms and threw herself from the third-floor window and was picked up dead. LORD GEORGE HAMILTON, through the American • Ambassador,. Mr. Choate, has, says a Washington telegram, expressed very grateful thanks to the people of the United States, ana to the Famine Committee, for their contribution of 91,000dols. towards the Indian Famine Fund.

ITHE WAR AND THE IWOUNDED.

-TOES OF CHINESE LADIES.

THE HOSPITAL SHIP MAINE.

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-I CURRENT SPORT.

THEATRICAL ACTIONS.

!SIPIDO'S TRIAL.

ST. BARTHOLOMEWS HOSPITAL.

| COAL PRICES IN BYEGONE DAYS.

.---FROM ICELAND TO CANADA.

A MONSTER CASK.

AMERICAN ENGINEERS.

THE SLOUGH DISASTER.

COUNT ZEPPELIN'S AIRSHIP.

A VILLAGE WITHOUT MONEY.

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