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    So much did everyone expect the attack from the right that the officer commanding the mounted infantry skirmishers on the left Clank (Campbell, of the 60th) sent a message to Sir ...

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    Among the officers of our little navy there is not one who is better known to-day than "Fighting Jim," or Rear Admiral James E. Jouett, United States navy, us he is addressed ...

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    In Macmillan's Magazine Mr. A. H. Paterson tells an exciting tale of a typical lynching case in which he himself took an active part some years since. He fixes the scene of action at ...

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    If you tie a horse by the halter to the rear of a loaded waggon, he will tire out sooner than the steed dragging the vehicle, for the reason that he is unaccustomed to that species ...

    Article : 4,110 words
  6. The English-speaking Races.

    Mr. Barham Zincke, a well-known writer, astonished the world in 1883 by estimating that in one hundred years from that time the aggregate of the English-speaking races would be ...

    Article : 329 words
  7. The Dread of Death

    Sir Lyon Playfair in a letter to Junius Henri Browne author of a paper in the New York Forum, for October, under the above title says:—"Having represented a large ...

    Article : 345 words
  8. Russian Religion.

    One of the first things that strike the stranger in St. Petersburg, and still more in Moscow, is the constant crossing that goes on in the streets. Whenever a devout ...

    Article : 397 words
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    Advertising : 270 words
  10. Little Boy Robin.

    Little Boy Robin, asleep, asleep, Out in the woods with his father's sheep. Little Boy Robin can dream, can dream There with his flock at the peaceful stream. ...

    Article : 233 words
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    The following explanation is given why the year 1000 will not be counted among leap years. The year is 365 days five hours and forty-nine minutes long' eleven minutes are taken every ...

    Article : 214 words
  12. Special Attention to Irrigation.

    Messrs. John Dank, and Son, of 12 Bourke street west, are now more than over-paying special attention to irrigation. They have secured the sole agency for Messrs. Runsomes, ...

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    IT is said that when a girl gets to be thirty-five she is fond of being called Daisy, if that happens to be her first name. At sixteen she insists on being called Miss Smith. ...

    Article : 63 words
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