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[ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] A WOMAN…

A BRIGAND HUNT. I

I UNCONSCIOUS FOR TWO WEEKS.

IBEAR LOOSE ON A LINER. I

A ROYAL VIOLINTST. I

THE INVENTOR OF THE POSTCARD.…

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- I | HISTORIC BATH.

SILVERY NEVADA.I

A WONDERFUL OWL. I

ROYAL PRINTERS. t

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ROYAL PRINTERS. t From the time of the invention of printing by Gutemberg to our own days at least thirty mem- bers of the various reigning houses of Europe have had an apprenticeship in the art of printing. The first was Prince Nicholas Radziwill (1515-1565) who was called by his contemporaries" The Black." It is a well-known fact that Louis XVI. could set up type at the age of ten years, and five other members of the royal family of France followed his example. Maria Josefa of Saxony, the daughter-in-law of Louis XV., was at the age of sixteen an expert compositor. The Emperor Joseph II. of Austria, brother of the ill-fated Marie Antoinette, was the owner of a printing office with several presses. A like interest was shown for printing by the Emperor Frederick III. of Germany in hia younger days; and he shared this taste with his brother-in- law, our own King Edward VII., of whom there are still in existence lithographs which represent him in the act of typesetting.

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SMUGGLED RELICS. I

A LAKE OF PITCH. I

I THE WOMAN'S WORLD.