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STRPBRSTITIOX AnOUT CATS.

I SUPERSTITIONS FOB MOTHERS.…

THE ASS AND TIIK HORSE COMPARED.I

THE WOES OF AN EDITOR. I

THIS WILL KILL OR CURE.I

ANIMALS OF THE SAHARA.

I CURRENT TOPICS. I I -I

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County Licensing Committee.

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I IThe Machinery Trust.

I Continuous Policy required…

RED FOR MOURNING. I

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DROLL PROMOTIONS. I

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DROLL PROMOTIONS. I Men do not always succeed by merit. "Why did the general take you on his staff ? a young Hussar was asked recently. "Oh, because I could carve a turkey so well." Another was promoted because he could sing so well; another because he was good at concocting strange drinks. The Due de Luynes got his dukedom because he pleased Louis XIII. by his cunning in training "shrikes to take sparrows." AN OLD SOCIETY OF RINGERS. The oldest society of ringers in the country is the Bellringers' Society of Saffron Walden. Its history dates back to 1623, when one Thomas Turner, a mercer of that town, died and left a benefaction to the ringers, to be paid to them on the anniversary of his death, on which day "they shall be required to meet in the parish church and have a sermon preached to them." The benefactor also left a suitable amount to be paid to the preacher of the sermon, and to the parish clerk for opening the church. This bequest was made by Turner in recognition of his gratitude to the ringers, for when lost in the dense woods around Audley End he heard the sound of the bells, and was thus able to find his way home. From that date the day (June 28th) has been observed as a ringers' festival.

BRIDGES BUILT OF KETTLES.…

The King at Gibraltar I

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Usk Post Office.I

Monk Slloofs kiner.

A Shipping Disaster.

Strikers [Arrested

The King.

The America Cup Trials.

The Veronica Mutiny and Murder.

Captured by the Afghans.

Death of the Hon Mrs Arthur…

The Money Market.

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FACTS AND FANCIES. I

THE CARAT. I

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