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  2. A REAL SEA-SERPENT.

    After the cataracts of scorn that have deluged those who have dared, of late years, to tell us tales of the sea-serpent, he must be regarded as ...

    Article : 571 words
  3. ENGLISH COUSINS.

    Yes said the Australian girl, pensively, gloves are certainly cheaper here, but only one shop in ten will try them on for you. ...

    Article : 1,091 words
  4. KING HAAKON.

    To-day (says the "Westminster Gazette" of 20th June) King Haakon goes to Trondhjem to take the crown which some nine months ago was offered him ...

    Article : 1,193 words
  5. THE TALE OF A DIAMOND STAR.

    Ten years ago, then, I was a clerk in the office of a large city merchant -a clerk in a humble way, and in re-receipt of a very small salary. ...

    Article : 2,366 words
  6. A DEATH COMPACT.

    A strange story of a death compact was told in the Battersea Coroner's court when an inquest was held on George Buchanan Scott-Coward, aged nineteen, ...

    Article : 1,198 words
  7. GORKY IN AMERICA.

    American society has been shocked by the statements: that the well- known Russian novelist, Maxim Gorky, who had come to America to ...

    Article : 945 words
  8. EMPTY CITY CHURCH.

    A remarkable situation has arisen in connection with St. Olave's, Tooley street, a church which has existed since 1231. The trustees, who by Act of ...

    Article : 476 words
  9. CONGO HORRORS.

    So horrible have been the details of the revolting atrocities in the Congo Free. State that they would be almost incredible did the evidence of returned ...

    Article : 404 words
  10. FIFTEEN FORLORN BABIES.

    In an alley at Bilaincour, a suburb of Paris, an extraordinary noise as of a whole crowd of babies screaming at the top of their voices was heard ...

    Article : 268 words
  11. FLOODED COLLIERY.

    All hope for the recovery of the six miners entombed in the flooded colliery of Cardoc Vale, Hendreforgan. is now, reports the "Dally News" of 28th June. ...

    Article : 419 words
  12. "BEEFSTEAK" CHAIRS.

    Seven stalwart oak X-shaped chairs, carved with the arms of the Sublime Society of ,Beefsteaks, appeared at Christie's. This club flourished from ...

    Article : 197 words
  13. GENERAL WEYLER.

    The name of General Weyler, who has been so badly injured in the Madrid outrage, was very familiar to newspaper readers a few years ago, ...

    Article : 141 words
  14. HAPPY CANADA.

    Canada has been happily free from the sinister portent of the "red" flag. The people are prosperous and happy. They are as free as the air. They work ...

    Article : 52 words
  15. "CRUSHED."

    He had returned from a Transatlantic veyage. and he let all the tramcar know. "Yes, he said pompously to the old gentleman with the silk hat and gray whiskers who ...

    Article : 207 words
  16. TWO-YEAR MARRIAGES.

    The French Marriage Reform League after numerous committee meetings and many months of deliberation, has decided, says the Paris correspondent of the ...

    Article : 315 words
  17. NO SWEAR WORDS.

    The Lord Mayor of London, as a Welshman, is going to preside at the first day's meeting of he National Elsteddfod to be held this-year at Carnavon. At ...

    Article : 135 words
  18. ELEPHANT'S FATAL FROLIC.

    A big circus elephant has held up a train at Belfast, Michigan. When the train stopped at the station the elephant. who was in a truck adjoining ...

    Article : 121 words
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    As far as we can judge much of what Ruskin wrote is dead already on architecture. for instance, lie would not nowadays be quoted as an ...

    Article : 106 words
  20. ALGERIAN SPONGES.

    About ten species of vegetable sponges are now cultivated in the warmer parts of Africa and Asia, especially in Algeria. The fruit is edible before ...

    Article : 89 words
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