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That wicked flea" kept me awake all night, simply because I forgot to get a tin of KBATING'S POWDER, the unrivalled Killer of Fleas, Beetles, also Nits in Children's Heads. Harmless to every- thing but insects. Sold everywhere in 3d., 6d., Is. Tins. Tin Bellows, 9d., free for stamps. KEATING, Chemist, London. The longest single span of wire in the world is used xor a telegraph line stretched over the River Kistuah, between Bezorah, and Sectanaroum," India. It is over 6,000ft. long, and is carried frem the top of one mountain to that of another. King Edward VII. possesses some extra- ordinary privileges. As an example, he is the proprietor of the beds of all British tidal rivers, such as the Thames, the Mersey, the Dee, the Tyne, and many others. That part of the shore all round the coast which lies between high- water and low-water mark also belongs to His Majesty, and he may put it any use, which he thinks fit, while theoretically every inch of ground in the kingdom still belongs to him, and not to the landlords. Nor would he be held personally responsible for any crime or "tort" which he chose to commit. The law says in such cases that any injury which might be inflicted upon a subject in this way must be ascribed to the mistake of the King's advisers.

-_j LHASA'S PARALLEL.

' PITY FOR THE POOR BACHELOR.

A FISHY STORY.

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NEWS NOTES

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CHANGE OF AIR NOT ENOUGH

IMODERN DICK TURPINS.

IMPORTANGE OF PROPER FOOD.

THE ..WAR

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