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  2. THE FOREST

    Mr Laurence Housman writes in the "Daily Telegraph." "'Tis wonderful." said the woodcutter, "how much a tree knows, if ...

    Article : 1,057 words
  3. THE WIDE WORLD.

    The late Sir Harry Bullard caused a roar of laughter in the House of Commons some years ago (says "Westminster"). when speaking on a Licensing Bill. ...

    Article : 93 words
  4. A PRISONER TO CUPID

    The dark waters of the river Chagres were splashing quietly against the thickly wooded banks, and their liquid music was unbroken, ...

    Article : 823 words
  5. TALE OF A DEPUTATION

    "We must get rid of him somehow," said the Chairman, "if we take him with us, he will give the whole show away." ...

    Article : 1,547 words
  6. SOLDIER PLAYWRIGHTS

    It is a curious fact that two of the most popular playwrights of the day are men who have proved once again that the pen is mightier than ...

    Article : 1,206 words
  7. POVERTY AND STOCK EXCHANGE

    For the past few years some languid interest has been taken in suggestions for the reform of the constitution and broce[?]re of the London Stock Exchange. Last ...

    Article : 1,404 words
  8. SISTER LOUISA

    Sister Louisa Addition has been cast out by the Pilgrim Baptist Church (colored) of Red Bank, N.J., for swatting the pastor in the pulpit two Sundays ago. ...

    Article : 542 words
  9. Mr Gladstone and December.

    The month of December was always considered by Mr Gladstone as a fateful period in his career. On December 29, 1868. he enters in his diary: "This birthday ...

    Article : 91 words
  10. Who Discovered Ice Cream?

    A french chef. who prepared the dish for the Duc de Chartres in 1774, is said to have made the first ice cream. Iced drinks and water ices were known to the Parisian ...

    Article : 96 words
  11. Man Devoured by Wolves.

    A Bucharest Dalziel telegram says that as a young farmer was driving from the village of Gaujani in a pair-horse waggon a pack of wolves broke from the woods ...

    Article : 120 words
  12. "Not a Bad Idea."

    A good story is being told respecting the Kaiser's well-known tendency to take an interest even in the smallest detail. The other day he was walking in the ...

    Article : 132 words
  13. PRINCESS ON TRIAL

    A correspondent of the London "Daily Mail" wires from Berlin on February 1st:— Before the Frankfort Court to-day ...

    Article : 362 words
  14. The Bailie and the Lady Inspector.

    The "Westminster Gazette" writes that at the last meeting of the Perth (Scotland) Town Council, Baille Keiller moved that it be remitted to the cleansing and ...

    Article : 113 words
  15. Tramp's Costly Cookery.

    Rachael Andrews, a tramp, was indicted at the Norwich Assizes last January for setting fire to a stack at Witton. She was arrested while hurrying from the ...

    Article : 116 words
  16. DOUBLE-DECKED STREETS

    How can London's congested streets be relieved, and further facilities for transit be obtained? When the London Traffic Commission ...

    Article : 288 words
  17. Death-Bed Marriage.

    A Swiss girl, aged eighteen, a native of Zurich, has gone through one of the strangest experiences on record. While on her death-bed in the Pamatone ...

    Article : 129 words
  18. STRANGE WAYS OF DISEASE

    The case of the hawker who, having sustained a broken rib by being run over, developed consumption, may strike the lay mind as being remarkable. As a ...

    Article : 318 words
  19. Englishman Mudered.

    A cablegram received at Roston (says the "Daily Telegraph") announces the death under painful circumstances of Mr Thomas Wedd, a well-known Lincolnshire ...

    Article : 146 words
  20. AN "ASSASSINS'" CLUB

    A document that read like a page from a sensational novel was handed to the judge at the Clerkenwell Sessions on January 7th by a man named Frederick ...

    Article : 402 words
  21. A WESTMINSTER SCANDAL

    A dramatic sequel was reported on Jan. 29th to the strange shooting affray at a flat in St. Stephen's-mansions, Westminster, which excited so much public ...

    Article : 306 words
  22. De Quincey's Daughter.

    The announcement of the death of Mrs Baird Smith, the daughter of Thomas de Quincey, gives the "Dundee Advertiser" an opportunity of reviving recollections ...

    Article : 142 words
  23. GRAND VISIER IN A HURRY

    All Khan, the Grand Vizier of Persia, who is journeying to Europe, had an awkward experience on the morn of his intended departure from New York. The ...

    Article : 252 words
  24. Theatre Seats at 5d.

    The Berne authorities that the theatre is a powerful instrument for the education of the masses, have decided that on two days of the week the seats in the ...

    Article : 167 words
  25. CZAR'S MAGIC RING

    The Czar of Russia is said to be very superstitious and to have great confidence in relics. He wears a ring in which he believes is embedded a bit of the true ...

    Article : 140 words
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