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  2. LIFE ABROAD. NOTES FROM VARIOUS SOURCES.

    President Roosevelt now knows what the Sultan of Morocco thinks of him. The letter from the Sultan, brought by J. W. Langerman, commissioner from Morocco to the ...

    Article : 263 words
  3. BOTH OUR HOUSES.

    The public is in danger of an attack of political strabismus or squint whilst endeavouring to watch two Parliaments and four Houses at work, the visual axes getting ...

    Article : 1,505 words
  4. AN AUSTRALIAN CENTENARY.

    A hundred years ago two interesting experiments in colonisation were made by the British Government, the results of which were widely different. One was the ...

    Article : 1,937 words
  5. THE PASSING SHOW.

    By wireless telegraphy we are in receipt of some additional observations of the contributor to "The Times" who has discovered that the "Commonwealth has absorbed all ...

    Article : 1,743 words
  6. IN THE PAPERS.

    Miss Maud Earl, the animal painter, was recently granted permission to paint the King's Irish terrier "Jack," for a collection of pictures entitled "Terriers and ...

    Article : 1,646 words
  7. AN AMERICAN IN ENGLAND.

    Among the most delightful of American characteristics s a keen sense of enjoyment; [?] does the good American ever enjoy himself so much as in that sober old country he ...

    Article : 2,520 words
  8. SOCIETY "FREAK" SPORTS.

    A large crowd of society people gathered here to-day to witness the startling "gymkhama" of the Maidstone Club. Several freak events were pulled off, the principal ...

    Article : 181 words
  9. PROGRESS OF CANADA.

    The Canadians understand how to advertise their country. A new work, which, it is expected, will be issued yearly, has been sent to us by the Annual Review ...

    Article : 597 words
  10. HE WAS TOO BUSY.

    William Bowler, a Sheffield visitor to Boston, was drowned while bathing from a boat, which he and two men named Hawley and Rhodes hired for fishing. ...

    Article : 91 words
  11. THE VILLAGE BOWLER.

    John William Gee, our leading young man, is at once our pride and terror. He has been known, when in form, to disable batsman wicketkeeper, and ...

    Article : 120 words
  12. 125,000,000 DOLLARS IN THE SURF.

    The past week, broke all records in point of attendance at the shore. There were a host of millionaires in the surf bathing, the list being headed by Alfred ...

    Article : 71 words
  13. AN OLD-TIME CRIME.

    In the letters from Sir Walter Scott to Mrs. Hughes (grandmother of "Tom Brown" Hughes), now appearing in the "Century," reference is made to Burke and ...

    Article : 406 words
  14. LATEST LABOUR DISPUTE.

    Chicago is the scene of the most recent and novel labour dispute, which concerns itself with the question who shall shave the dead. Shall it be the undertaker, with ...

    Article : 147 words
  15. BIBLES AS POLICE WEAPONS.

    Dr. Dowie, the founder of Zion City, has ordered the constables of the Zion police force to carry Bibles in their belts instead of batons and revolvers. ...

    Article : 61 words
  16. MOONLIGHT SIGNALLING.

    It was while locum tenens at the rectory of Gladstone, Queensland (says a writer in "Chambers's Journal" for August) that I became aware that moon-signals could be ...

    Article : 257 words
  17. DISAPPOINTED!

    James S. Good, a wealthy cattleman of Navarre, Tex., and Miss Mary Andrews, of Covington, Ky., who had won each other's heart by mail through the medium ...

    Article : 240 words
  18. A QUESTIONABLE GUEST.

    During the time Charles Reade, the novelist, was dean of Magdalen College, Oxford—this was prior to his becoming a novelist—all his interests were in plays ...

    Article : 256 words
  19. SHOP DETECTIVES.

    In all big London shops every shopwalker and counter attendant is in effect a detective, but there are some women professionals, who assume the guise to hide ...

    Article : 138 words
  20. A CRUEL SEPARATION.

    Two young girls, well known in Minneapolis society, clad only in the filmiest laces and lingerie, held a long and pitcous conversation through the door of the ...

    Article : 161 words
  21. FALSIFYING GEMS.

    Up to recent times the safety of the collector (writes Mr. Spielman in the "Magazine of Art") lay in the fact that the signs of age in antique gems could not accurately ...

    Article : 174 words
  22. A LHASA PENANCE.

    Narzunof, the Russo-Kalmak, who visited Lhasa, the forbidden city of Tibet, in 1898, and took furtive snapshots with a camera, saw (as is related in the "Century" ...

    Article : 154 words
  23. VALUE OF THE HEN.

    The hens of the United States alone during the year 1902 deposited in and around the barns and chicken houses 16,000,000,000 eggs, always taking care to ...

    Article : 127 words
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