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HEROIC SAILOR. f

COMMITTEE ON GROUSE DISEASE.

"SPOTTED FEVER." I

POISON IN THE CHALICE. I

A TIGER ADVENTURE. I

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I NATURE NOTES.

Russia's Dreadful State --

WELSH REVIVALIST'S BREAKDOWN.

REPRIEVE.

SUNK IN MOTOR-BOAT RACE. !

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SUNK IN MOTOR-BOAT RACE. The Panhard-Levassor motor-boat, which its makers believed would sweep all before it in the races at Monaco, came to a sensational end on Saturday. It started scratch at a furious speed, and was rapidly overhauling its eight rivals when, far out at sea, the stern and propeller were seen to be straight up in the air. The next instant it had vanished, and the Piouit and official boats were seen to be making their way to the spot. Nothing could be seen by telescopes of either the boat or its occupants, and it was feared that the Comte de Vogii6 and his two chauffeurs had lost their lives. There was a wild scene among the thousands of spec- tators ashore. Women screamed, and the men rushed hither and thither in excitement until the report was received that no lives had been lost. The Comte de Vogii6 afterwards stated that the boat, which was worth £ 2500, was going magnifi- cently until he heard a sudden tearing sound, and saw a huge rent appear in the hull. The water poured in," said the Count, and I shouted to the men, Jump for your lives!' At the same moment the boat plunged to the bottom of the sea, and the three of us were floating about, supported by our life-saving jackets, until the judges' boat picked us up." The race was annulled owing to the mishap.

PRINCE OF WALES'S INDIAN TOUR.

THE KING AND QUEEN. I

A RARE FLOWER.

WIGS ON THE BENCH.

I FUN AND FANCY. !

ART AND LITERATURE.