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FIELD AND FARM. i IIIIr

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I GfARDEff GOSSIP,I

I OUR SHORT STORY.

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I MYSTERY OF INCENDIARISM.

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I MYSTERY OF INCENDIARISM. There is in the little remote French hamlet of Tensonnien, in the Aveyron region, a French analogy to the Staffordshire cattle maiming' mystery. Only, in the French case, the mystery is one of incendiarism. The hamlet contains only 35 houses and 150 inhabitants, and during eight months there have taken place no fewer than 14 fires, all of them certainly incendiary, and without the slightest clue ever being found to their author or authors. A strict watch has been kept for months, but this notwithstanding, two barns have been burned down within the past few days. Perhaps the most singular fea- ture of the outrages ill that* they always take place in the afternoon.

I BRITISH CLERKS IN DEMAND.

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I EPITOME OF NEWS. I