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COTTON CULTIVATION.

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THE PUBLIC GARDENS' ASSOCIATION.…

I A DANGKROUS CRIMINAL.I

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Huntsman's Throat Cut.

IThe Diocese of Llandaff.…

Monmouthshire Cricket Club.…

A Convicts Effort to Redeem…

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200,000 JJIALECTS IN THE WOBLD.…

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200,000 JJIALECTS IN THE WOBLD. I Mr. J. Collier is authority for the statement that there are no less than 5,000 distinct languages spoken by mankind. The number of separate dialects is enormous, there being more than sixty distinct vocabularies in Brazil, and in Mexico the Nahua language being broken up into 700 dialects. There are hundreds of dialects in Borneo. The complexities are beyond classification in Australia, but generally the number of dialects decreases with the intellectual culture of the population. If there is an average of fifty dialects to every language we still have the enormous total of 250,000.

BOOKWORMS. I

WARSAW'S "SOCIAL GLASS." I

BEACHY HEAD. )

AN UNFORTUNATE INSECT. I

CHINESE PAPER SUPERSTITIONS.…

EVOLUTION OF THE CRADLE. I

. The Bute Wedding Dowry.

Parliamentary.,

:0<, The King at Algiers.

; Strlk es in Russia

Primrose Day,

The Late Mr J. A. Shepard.

A Fearful Tragedy.

A Russian Absconder.

U.S.A. Neutrality in the Philippines.

I British Naval Manoeuvres.

I Abandoned French Barque.

American Motor Boat Missing.

I The Trunk Murders.

IObituary.

Coroner's Verdict of Wilful…

- Stocks.

EXCHANGE VISITS. I

The Japanese Advance.

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Reckless Motoring. -

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"-9 1Japan's Protest to France.

I ftegofoatoff's Squadron.