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I The Voice of the Charmer.…

,WITCHES OF MARTINIQUE.

[THREE MURDERS AND SUICIDES.

! BEATEN BY AMERICA.

MURDERS BY MUTINEERS.

|UNEARTHING ANCIENT EGYPT.

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The tapestry lent by tne JJukeof Devonshire to the Kensington Museum is one of a set of four, probably removed from old Hardwick Hall by Bess of Hardwicke," the famous Countess of Shrewsbury. These had been cut into strips and nailed on the sides of some of the deep windows of the present hall, which was bunt by her. There they were recently discovered by Mr. Arthur Strong, the librarian to the House of Lords, and have been restored. The piece shown is 35ft. long by 15ft. high, and depicts a landscape, a bear hunt, a boar hunt, etc. An appeal is being made to the American public to save from the axe of the lumberman the lew remaining groves of Californian big trees. Several of these trees are said to be 5000 years old, 300ft. high, 30ft. through, and still growing. The sequoias, the family to which the big trees belong, flourished away back in the Miocene period. Then they covered vast areas both in Europe and America, but now they are restricted to a narrow strip in Califo

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I THE KING'S BIRTHDAY.

I I. TEXTILES OF KINGS."

CENSUS OF THE COUNTY OF YORK.

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I POULTRY ALLOTMENTS.