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OPERATIONS OF THE COLUMNS.…

THE CHESHIRE MILITIA. -I

IARCHÆOLOGAL SOCIETY.

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I DISTRICT -COUNCILS.

AIRSHIP HORROR.I

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LAUNCH OF THE OEONTES.—On Saturday there was launched at the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company's Yard, Govan, for the Orient Steam Navigation Company, the Orontes a steel twin-serew steamship of 9,000 tons register, intended for the fortnightly mail service of the Orient-Pacific Line between London and Australia. The length of the ship is 530ft., her breadth 58ft. Gin., and depth 38ft. 2in., with a displacement of about 10,000 tous. The engines are quadruple expansion of 10,000 horse power. A noticeable feature of the ship is the adoption in the first class of the tandem system (Bibby's patent) of arrange- ment of state-rooms. Under this system the advantage of direct communication with the light and air through the ship's side, possessed hitherto only by what are known as outside" cabins is extended to "inside" cabins. Both descriptions of cabins are provided with a port-hole The ceremony of naming the'vessel was performed by Miss Devitt, daughter of Mr. Thomas Lane Devitt' one of the managers of the Orient-Pacific Line. VALUABLE DISCOVERY FOR THE I-IAIR.-If your hair is turning grey or white or falling off use the MEXICAN HAIR, RENEWER, for it will positively restore, in every case, grey or white hair to its original colour. It makes the hair charmingly beautiful, as well as promoting the growth. Price Is. 6d. per bottle.

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