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. IIMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. I

I HOUSE OF IORDS.—JULY 4.…

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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.

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COAL PRICES IN BYEGONE DAYS. In view of the continuous rise in the price of coaT, s. paragraph from one of Mr. R. E. Leader's articles- on Sheffield industries (now appearing in the Sheffield and Rotherham Independent) is of interest. Mr. Leader says common coal in 1734 cost 2s. 6d. a ton, and Attercliffe coal" 5s. lOd. The prices in 1774, at the pit hill, were hard, 3s. 4d.; hard and small, 2s. 8d.; small, 2s. per load of eight corves. rhe carriage from the .pit to the town was 2s. 4d., or sometimes in winter 2s 8d. The prices at the new itage (the terminus of a tramway with wooden rails) were 4s. 6d., 3s. 10d., and 3s. 2d. respectively, with Is. 2d. per load carriage.

.---FROM ICELAND TO CANADA.

A MONSTER CASK.

AMERICAN ENGINEERS.

THE SLOUGH DISASTER.

COUNT ZEPPELIN'S AIRSHIP.

A VILLAGE WITHOUT MONEY.

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