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»nJ Oampbell laid upon tho table tho terms of the motion of which ha hi

of Lord* on Friday, Lord Strath ©den :—" That in the opinion of. this House the
n notioe for Monday next.
:,rm» of the armistice between Russia and the Porte ire such as would justify her Majesty's Government p taking every precautionto discourage the encroach-f.In the Howe of Common* Mr. Ombome Morkan redareeolnticndeclanngthatthe time had anired
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.—.-ps religious teat. Otters had boon got
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.wthe Churehof England themore&a would pro. keg her aaisteuca and incrcaee her ueefulneee to the rocutry. Her real danger lay la her Internal dlrl-
i 'iV.u thoy did this act of justice towards one-. \ir® P®Pul*tion who thought themselves aggrieved
Ution. After some rents itV* gainst tho resolution Irom Mr. Talbot the tWelloc ot Jho, Eichoqucr reminded the House. that tfirt ohurehvarxl was tho Irecbold of tho clc^KynWaitf tho churchwardens; «t they were only frtjholderefor thesakeof prcscrv. is the title, and the titlo was subject to a trust. He J,! not know if the prompt in tho Government Bill of last year was the best "that could have been made, t ut the point upon which ho look his aland was thai
'i"*5- 10 iY»t<°inPCt"m b»
tare been happy if there were the probability of a (omprumme; but ha had not much hope of that after
mnda n^ sstUwnent, a.oouree which was very
rufjpHncqdetpthat wl&lfwasthed wderdls-n, The onasUon was, however, no long* one
lion between the moderate and calm conKrvntism represents in the House of Lords, and that other
.hich it -was hoi nc^??S°d^cribe'hOn th^'Ho',"^
ha,W with cheere and counter cheers. Bubee-(jucntly the Consolidated Fund (£6.000.000) Bill {ajjed through Committee.
. .mmtion from Lord Derby that it would bo n , q=*Uou." Beplving to Lord
ranville, Wd Derby elated that no further pros
N been made m assembling the Great Power
t: light beet, had, in consequenco of communication! ? r 6*74" wwred the ehipe from Prioce", I ^nds to Mudama Bay, which, though further from ( -lanUnople, warn in tokgraphic communkatloo *.th that city and had a better anchorage than tho f< raitT station. J his movement was not a result of a? negotiate** between her Majcaty'e Government
d, ,on having been come to respecting a Eumiian sli ince on Constantinople. He had received a com-
worn i, however,.take an early opportunity of placing a copy of it on the table. IIo desired, also, in justice k Mr. Layard, to read a telegram from that gentle-mw m reply to attache that hid been made upon him. It mentioned that great indignation was felt at Constantinople with regard to the statements attri-Luted to Server Thche; but which that functionary denied; and Mr. layard declared for himself that he had never enoouragwl the Turke to go to war or con-buns the wy, or promised or encouraged them to «pmi material mid from England. On the contrary, l.o Lad always striven for peace.
In the House of Commons, tho Chancellor of tha I jcheqoer appealed to Mr. Mouk not to proceed with n tico/he had placed on the paper fo tha effect that tne long delay in preeentlng Colonel Wolkele) 'e drspat:hee to Lord Derby of the Both July and tha .th August last had not conduced to an early oonelu-non of tho war. The reaann fnr nnt nnuniiai. dwjiatches
years preraco in Paria has been more Injurious to it England, tho smoke and atmosphere of London, will
ChumlC: phurou. «id from, teal, a[« auffltient to dc^y ulti" nd free- matsly any slono.—£uiUrr. .
him, Jumped off the staging Wore lie chalk fell The doccasod was found lying on his abdomen quite in-lensiWe.uid was remored to the Croydon Sospital.
denSD^S ThCiUrr Tct^d' Acci-

rlier, ho explained, was that they wor couddeutiel character, and that thel been objected to by (ho Em
THE CONSTRUCTION OP A QONTEACT. panod of twelve montha, for which time the plaintiffs
to other people, so as to entitle the defendant, lo dis-continue performance on their part. Mr. Jn.tico
tho court, affirming the judgement appealed from.
A correspondent Af tho Irish msL, when she appeared to have been dea«f three or CONTAQIOU8 DISEASES.
present represented about 120 mn ~J ' rials upon the

pali^es, and handed .. _
aubjeda specified. Mr. Belated Booth, In" reply, . he waa quite aware of the dHRcoIty e%prrienccd many towna m t^ eawying out of ImpmvemenU: and :t waa * question whether Arliament would be willing
and tha Govmnment wouM not loee eight of the
matter. With reganl to contagioua dieeasea, the
the madwnl profeeeion were natumlly very " touchy w anything ids of the

Ireland Company, Mr. CoUvill, the
organised their pasKnger traUlo, which had quite recovered, and the line was now in thfmoat prosperous
refared to the employment of the eoustabula? to pro-Government had given them the men lo ect etnetly ae
stiiken having conducted themselvc quietly. It »„
only after all was over »nv intontinn —t_____ ,
offering the Go The directors had decided
A collision between two steamers, with great lose of life, occurred near Harwich on Sunday morning, about ten o'clock. The passenger steamer, C. M. Palmer (Captain Cay), of Newcastle, bound from Newcastle to London, with about 60 persons on board, was proceed-lng up Channel, when another steamer, the Ludworth (Captain Meldrum), ran into and sunk her within ten minutes. The latter vessel was in ballast, bound from London to Hartlepool. The collision took place close to the north-east Bawdmey buoy at 25 minutes after nine o'clock, and is attributed to what is termed a local fog—that is, which affected one vessel, but not the other. The C. M. Palmer, which had been steaming through fog, sighted the Bawdsey buoy directly ahead about the same time tha Lndworth appeared in view Both vessels were at the time nearly end on. The krmef veesel. In byfhg to keepclemr of the buoy, starboarded her helm; she swung abroadaide to the Other. The engines of the Ludworth were immediately stopped, but she had so much way on her that hefore anythmg elee could be done, she struck the O. M. Palmer amidships, Tho captain of the Ludworth / immediately ordervd hie two boats lo be lowered, which was dome wilhou* auy coofuefou, although the coo-eleru^ m: kwd ye gn,L Thirty-ona weHi picked im by Item, and 13 who srere etruggling iutha water alongside the ship were hauled on board by means of ropes thrown to them. Another screw steamer, tho Resolute, of Goole, came steaming within a hundred yarde of tha catastrophe, but although every attempt waa made lo call her attention, aha pmseed on without rendering any aeeislance whatever. Another "bamer, the Henry Martin, then hove In eight about 800 yarde og. and, atbacted by t*e ebouta raised on board the Ludworth, she immediately turned out of hercourea and bora down upon them. By the time die reached her, however, the boats of tha Lndwosth had picked up those who were floating, so that her "ervmse were not browht into reqmdtion In eavlng life, but as it was then doubtful whether the Ludworth waa not eoaenously Injured as to causa hev to sink the
renuired, elthougb the Ludworth haa four large bolea A paasengu states that he waa on deck r previoue to tha coHidon, and thb by that vessel two or three times occurred. When it was first blown ibout 50 yards off. From the col-
of the C. M. Pali whistle waa bio before tho collisi the Ludworth w lective stater
vmyezhaustedeonditfeu when picked up. Th,
of Ae pesasunue missing - ' '
havojieen chartered to go
The annual ae«on of the Hiddlcaex District Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars was held
nicate with those

bill* workh* poeeiWe. (No.) Ha aacdbed the hrin* opk generaVy to every department of lif& &hera was n great .difficulty in assessing the amount of a pK-d d.iV'la work. It was considered that a bricklayer tJiould lay a. 1,000 bricks a day; but that depended upon what the man had to do, and how it hau to be done, lie contended that work done to»da^ would b«ar favourable comparison with work domefbraiertyi Mr. UiC ascribcd the rise of wages in the trade to the general riee In tha price of provisions." Mr. Soplce Junes did not think that Mr. Braeeey had proved the physician who saw the cause and cured tho ill. He drew attention to the importation of gold and silver, respecting which statistics had been omitted by Mr. Brasemy. Between 1*W and 1875 there had been an accumulation of bullion—gold and silver—in the oeuotry of between 40 und 80 mUHona. Again, in 1M6, the aseountp* bead of taction waa f3 XOe ;in.
1876,• £2 6s. lOd. These facta must octetsrily r ke the pnee for every article. The agitation of the umoha would never have occurred. If enmelhmg Ilka the old pnncipXe of week had been curried on* fifty years or solago every master had his two or three ap-prenticea, and two orihree skilled workman* whom ha paid so much a week all the year round. Sn<-h t master might defy strikes. Mr. George Potior pointed out that capita\had advanced 250 per cent., and con-tended dmt It wma therefbra ndt umWonalAi^thaA wugee mboald have advanced 44 per cent. The que*., ben wae, what Wae Wr pro8t, and what fair wagve. ^Hie improvement in the trade had been aa much lo tho benefit of the employers as to.the workmen them-#e%vea. Ha denied that tradee uniona had attempt to eqoaliep wagee. They had fiaad a minimum rat,. rul'_a a man could work for what he
irofitable for
_ „ , (From Ph»cA.)
Turn Hioitkn Eoccattom .or W'ones.—T^nrnii how to walk in French boots with sir-inch heels.
Soune.—Young Lady Aeeietant (at the chap of @ School Treat): Shall I give you some more tea, a dear, before y< - ~ -flowStnrdji
pppoaedthe VoWof Gnditlroughtfm fnend, " the thin end of tha wedge." Yet ha wou* have bean etnctly In place. Given #.000,000 ae tW *hin end of thm w#dge, lequhtd the monoy^qmiTah* of the thick endP • < . j.
^ Chawob or K*ts.—Hefnrich Heine has mil
on Thursday, Fohrnary 7th, 1878, both kcj-, chuipj
gmemm ####
ill one important r»pect, ,ia_. that ,ha pace ho waits he is willing to have at any pnee.
thawed eo before.
I cou^thw anything that came from the place: *
U so fearfully out of repair.
Anothir Union.—The Czar is reported to haw said that he hopes England and Russia will beoom* kende *gmm bv a fair compaomlee. The^Doehew Mane who Jfarsed our dnka was (he " fair Ampi».
mma." Let ue hope there'll be no Royal flddCn^ wear
this second attempt. 7
ho wiH of couree continue to amuse hlmaalf by maki2 an occasional canon. . * ®
Wideritatid ichtn it lirikei / :•
Raxn Favocnnnn^Nopollem drawe the line eema-
times er»n m the aamo family. I«ok ,t the ca» * 'd Orson, for instance. Every

isi F°-:t

a number of branches, the hi
mymmetrically from tho trunk for eome 18 feet, *.** point thay touch the ground, on which they reet, for m nearly equal length; before turning up andagainaasnm) mgmnhoHaoitlu^poAltlon. Thadrcnmfcrenceofthe branches is 299 feet, and tho height, a wold jmfge. fret 85 to 00 feeL The w- .. w . Wthy condition, and yearly , adding to ile already ample proportione. In tha garden at the mme place there ia, amoagat many anoient fmlt treea, a iargrnitlb pear again* a wall, the epan of the brunch* from it to point being 88 feet, though muoh curtailed Hi ;pension. It is in vigorous health, and benri abundant croiis annually.
DE.Ð OF POLICE AT HACKNEY. & number of gentlemen, deputed by a publlo meet, f, waited upon Colonel Henderson at Whitehall, preeeut a petition eigned by nearly two hundred ,k" —'Wty of D;uf Rtssis. Mr. Monk,
eeponee, disclaimed
le f, lt that it would be impoeaible for him, ae a private hie judgment to that of the reepon-' bk Minuter of the Crown. He therefore withdrew -i, notice. Tha Coneoliilated Fund (18,000,000) BiU Md the Exchequer Bonde Bill having been read a :;;ird time and paused, the adjourned debate on the ounty Govemmeut Bill waa resumed by Lord E. I itzmaunce, wh6 objected to the measure th cruck a heavy blow at the CouMa of Quarter S , *hich had hitherto administered the affaire of c& '. a a safe and economical manner, that it did m -?mse the nrindplo of direct repreeenlallon, that i* iluptcd the Petty Seswoual instead of the Union area,
i it it waa a departure from the libea-* the Con-• tution, and that the newfangled Boafd -would "be neiUi* deb, 8oeh, fowl, ^xir good red herring." I ae debate laeted tho whole of tho evening. In th* »ult, the eocond reading waa curried by Ml to 6*.
In the Houae of Lorde on Tuceday tha Duke of kgyll asked whether the Foreign Secretar* could, ::»istcntly with his duty and the interests of tha ^Uic scrvica, give any further luformaticn aa to tha iietiationa raktlng t04he poescasion of Galllpoli, to 'uich Lord Derby replied that he could only say thai mmumcutioua were elill passing between the two ' vemmenla concerned, and he had no doubt that at Sittiug of the House ho should be able to
o the result.
Ireland, which he complained unlity with the same francbix "tland, and riibmittod his aim -ct that the subject deserved thi " of Parliament with the
in England and u motion to the immediate altcn-of establishing a nd just equality pf the franchise in the three riea. Mr. C. Lewis urged thst what Ireland *1 wag not a lower (ranchiso but a redistribution jats. Sir W. llarcourt thought there was no mable ground for resisting tho measure. Tho iney General for Ireland refused to admit that ) was any grievance that required tho immediate of the House. Mr. IT. Plunket said tho n would be the triumph of a mis-7. for there was no middle class in :heck. Mr. Bright remarked that "" ' ' ' In a deplorable

i*ctof than
( land to act _______ „
wording to Mr. Plunket Ireland
" are, jrithin tha la __________________
n a number of burglaries and other offences, to e on the Chief Commissioner the absolute ne-constable, either In plain ddlhea OP umfmm, bemg placed In the locullty lo guard wnpoty and to rcider tho streele tolerably We. Colonel Himdereon, in raply, makl a great many of the burglanca were owing lo the householders not fastening their doors and windows securely. He, how-over, promised that the division (N) should be strength-aned. In addition to thia he would give hie careful consideration tp tlio other points urged ; but much depended upon the reorganisation of tha detective force and Mr. Cross's decision as to an increase of tho general staff of constables.
At tbaMandon House on the 15th but, Mr. John Henry Sbakespear, 30 years of age, a solicitor, at i, king-dreet, Qieapeido, was charged befera Aldennan bir Andrew Lusk, M.P., with a violent assault. Oi tho case being called the complainant, Charles f
^bS, waa^S A'3ih oj%J32%ZT* ^ **
called the complainant, Charles Paine, main ba would not preee the charge If the defendant oonkibuted a guinea to tha poor-boz. Sir Andreu ti™*-
Mr. Greeham, the chief clerk, reposed lo the mmgie-•trato that tha defendant was taken into custody on Wcdnaaday, Uie l»th IneL, and admAled to bad by the poboe authontwa to appear and answer tha charge on U* following day, but thim he hud not done. Ho
arreted at all, *t being a came for a eummcnm only. As it was, ha had lo go down into the country un buaiaeee, and cmdd not reach tha court in timd. Sir Andrew Lusk said the manner of the defendant was insolent in tho extreme. Ho could make allowance for an labourer acting in that way, but It waa
intolerable that tha Court should be so treated by a nereon klouging to an educated profeeeion. Tha defendant insisted that bo ought not to have been brought theea at alL Sir Andrew Lnek aid h# had not only axpoeed his friend to tha eetreatmcnt of the aurety m mnmdmallon of which ha warn hailed, but, when asked to explain, he behaved in a most insolent and indifferent manner. Charles Paine, an elderly man, depoeed that on Wedneeday afternoon, tha 13th
wnt iby Mr. Henley G. Smith, a aolldtor. Tha defendant ordamd him out, hot ha declined to go, and u policeman waa brought In to eject him. The omcoe refused U interfere, when the defendant and a friend took him violently by the arms and threw him mto the street. While outside the defendant deliberately punched him in the head several timee. Ho then gave him into custody. The witness showed the magistrate various bruises, caused, he said, by the treatment to which hebad been subjected. The Mdonco of Paine was fully corroborated by Willoughby Brooks, a- police-oonstable, and by Mr. Pickett, a wine merchant, who happened to be passing, i The latter, who said he was a stranger to both parties, ■aid the defendant struck the blows deliberately and cruelly, and behaved like a madman. The constable stated that no unnecessary violence was used in putting lie complainant off the premises, but the assault WM,committed outside. The defendant, who had to fapolbgise to the Court for calling the constable " a fool, .while giving bia evidence, explained that overtures ksd been made to him to settle the matter, but hohaddacUhad; and he euhmitted that he had a per-foot right Jp *wi£bk oomplainant, as a tresspasser, off
S^SSZ^orS atory. Charlea Holland,^' --------------**---. 8fr Andrew Lusk ?or
indicted for unlawfully c anr in the house tultou prosccutc
during the whole time. He next stood still , Confirmed him.

At Ibe Cenkal CWminal Ooaft, Walter "Smith, 15, Charles Newport, 20, and Charles Wheldon, 10, wera *.n. ""^ispiridg together to commit if Mortimer Manning. Mr. _ . l» Mr. Colo appeared for
Smith; and the others were undefended. Th* prose-cutor m thie case la thd laddlord of the Albert Edward Tavern, Bolton-road, SL John's Wood. About ono o clock on tha morning of the 25th of January, after tho house had been closed and all tho customers were auppoeed lo have gone, u seaech was made about the premises, and Uw prisoner Smith was found concealed undor a seat in tho tap*room. He was taken into ciutody, and he at once made a statement that tha other two prisoners had laid a plau lo rob the hmise of the proaecutt*, und that It had been arranged th*t ho was to come from his hiding place after all the ■ family had mUrad to bed, and let in the other man, and they were then to plunder tha place. The pri-souera, Newport and Wheldon, were taken mlo custody, and they did not deny that what was slated by Smith was tha truth. It also appeared that they had admitted to another man who was examined as a witness that they Intend** lo rob the house, and that the robber) was to bo effected in tho way slatL-d by Smith. Iho jury found all the prisoners Guilty. The father of Smith informed the Court that his sou had always behaved very well until he unfortunately betumo connected with the other priioneiu, abd they had led him into hie present trouble. The Commia-aioner sentenced Newport and Wheldon to twelve mouths' hard labour each, and sentence upon Smith waa postponed until next sessions.
On the,21st January last a military prisoner, under sentence of 336 days for insubordination and assault-ing his ifperior ogcar, at Western Heights, Dover, and now an Inmata of Bedford Priaon; was guilty of u similar offence on tha oEcera of the prison. The case was invedlgated by the visiting justices, and tha prisoner was ordered further puniahment. On the iferred to two other military, prisoners, asmult, went to tho warder's assistance, :— — *Y~*eworthy waa their conduct tha* tha visit-mg justices direct*! the governor of the prison (Mr. Eobarts) to report (he caae to tha War OlEce autho-nUea, and the result has been that tha Field Marshal Commanding In Chief submitted the cases of tha two pnaonera lo the Qqem, and her Majesty was gre-cioualy pleased td remit the unexpired portion of tho imprisonment awarded these men in consideration of the assistance rendered by them in rescuing tho *> I?7v tho ?rieon, ^ w^ich they were confined. Both theee menhmve been accordingly set at liberty, no i 'mP"80nn,®nt of the ono would have expired 23rd October, 1878, and of the other 4th June, 1878.
the Grand Lodge ...
7K Where piaoe work was nractfesble, it should be done, and done on a died scale. The difference In wages was talked about. He *euld refer lo the di^-enen in the amounta of contructa. Tha higheet
* i "=* =»8»riala
ijJ"1 j *. r Profifc they had a right to
undemland tha cuuse of tha dideiunot H^quita agreed that the old relations between maatera and men ware dying out. Mr. Locaa could say that at present there was Bule more then half tha work dona for*L tlmt waa formerly done for Bd.. and ha wai penared lo^rova this by ggurea. If agiWiona and strikes continued, the effect would be the introduction of more and more labour-saving machinery. Lord Houghton did not consider that the recent" strikes that had taken place could bo said to have paid thorn-selvos. Wages would have risen without them. Ho did not think workmen had very much tA fear from, the importation of foreign labour, aa it waa digcult to acclimatise such. He pointed to the serious warn inga there had been In the stagnation of buUnem particularly in ths coal and Iron kudo. Ae wa cmtain that if agitation went on In the truda for i few yeara, changoe would laka place whl^ wouh deprive $he skilled labourer and the ospital of th, wuntry^ an enomwus amount of work. After ecsn, further discussion, the proceedings closed.
"A STRANGE RELIGIOUS SERVICE," A correymdmt mends the following i_A ^rang,
.<»»» under ^10 preudency of the Key.-(spirit
"Bvaryonaof youhathapaalm,
decently and
trance, and'in that condition discourses fluently, at ai g^fgWKkmWnaa or popular, ;
One spcalcs i

A Srt,XNniD Piam.—test .week a splendid pike,
vhUst being exhibited at Unooln, tha pike auddenly ^ 9?* '*"##!« dwhed vklenUy about, although it had been regwded as dead shortly after it* capture.
(he enforcement of the Ove per cent, reduction. The
fcft aoceasiblb to passengers a.
Ihf popular rejtkfngfc^an __
An ap^ieatimf wus made on Monday morning to tho stipendiary magistrate at Brighton by a middle-aged gentleman, undekihe following circumstances Applicant alleged that&bout three o'clock on Bator-
attacked by a powerful prixa bull mastiff, and a severe struggle ensued. The complainant exhorted the owner of the animal lo puB It og, but he refused, and tha leaser dog waa almost on the point of falling
After separating the dogs, the bull msstjg made a ternflo onslaught upon the complainant, biting tearing hm clothes, and severely lacerating his deeh. - ipphcant, however, caught tha brute by tin
eobjeet of tha varaea being choeen by "tha Md&ice. Healing by thenpoetoho method of the laying^ of hand, is practiwd, and several are engaged Bwrdn. Spiritual provision, second sight, clairvoyance, or thi
desmbed. SomaseemlobapoescasedofthaeMW^,
sometimes signed with tho name oisome dead anther.
vice, am thrown under the induenco of some power if themselves, speaking with other voices --J waning to bo for the time, while them, altogether different beings, — "Edition speak&g
the afflatus is
undmA themselvea, cartein Chinese, Bindustanee. a
id other fore

idhered with a fii e the man's throat^ and both Fortunately a falsa.
movement on the part of the dog enabled tin.
man to tighten his hold, and as by this ti mastig was quite exhausted by strangulation, tAa beast wae dragged away half dead, while tha terrier' was also shockingly injured. The stipendiary granfod
uaothar coUege mastar, Mr. Al Matcher Jones, was sithng opposite them. In tha left breast, pa, through hie body, mid embedding ibsif In tha fd behind him. Death was instantaneous.
stretchsr having been obtained tho body was reaovod to tne college.
which they in tbeir wakfng state ^oAwTto ha-
An OlasbuUon of ths dangerous ret in propagating disease which the laundry occasionally plays was meeting of St Olavo'e Board of works. 1 he medical officer of health reported that a serious outbreak of typhus fever had occurred at a certain yard, necessitating the removal of five persons to the hospital. On making inquiries, it waa found that a young woman who lived with her mother and brother at one of the houses brought home from " the other elda of the water" eome clothes lo be washed •hich had been worn by a patient suffering from

new wm vaccinated with iighbour ono night 1W
ready to put Valentine into any numb^ofmsiTw who thinks of dealing in tho saino way with pow
A" A",rnSuS:Lot'l"'r'^;"u,°o''lr"i f™ *
Locnr Com-Lixs.VT._At a neutrality media* Bridgwater, the mayor, who was in tho cbaiZ pelted with bags of flour for stating the warp«S were in a minority. Like leaders, liko followers! Only. Ministers haven t gono beyond throwing dust i. their opponents' eyes.
A gentleman thrown baot-jack at hie etrong.num*n and strong-tonguedwifafhe other day. He tWnkaa
g^to-^ater beats all creation in removing hair frem
A contemporary describes hoi thinks he has a tine tenor voice a ^brickbat by a sleepless
" Wly dont you Hndt youmalf?" eald a phymkaM to an intemperate person: "set down a stake that you wiB go eo far and no farther." I doi" aesd tho toper, " but I set it so far off that I always gel tipeybefofalgettolL"
A young lady wishing a situation, waa interested m an advertisement for eome one to do light houeekeem-mg. Soshowrotatolheadrartiearwkingwhaelhn light-house was, and if there wae any way of gattin* to shore on Sunday.
A young woman meeting her former fellow-servant, was asked now she liked her new place.—"Very wed." —" Then you have nothing to complain of now, has* vou i"—" Nothing; only master and missus talk vorj bad grammar."
" You have playod tha deuce with my heart," saW a gentleman to a lady, who waa his partner in a social game of whist at an evening p*rty.—" Well," replied the lady, with an arch smile, " it was because una played the knave."
A younglady eald Aa would mo Uka.ta go up inn balloon. She wished very much to get up abovo tha clouds, and look down. It muet be eo pretty, g
had heard that <

i the darkest cloud had a ailav
typhus fever. The coneeqm tragic. The two women, t hours were attacked, and fot in hospital. The house waa
mediate and in, and two neigh-of this number died
of its content* burnt, while the board very richly directed the medical officer to make further invostiga-tion into tha circumstances of tha fatal importation^ We trust the inquiry will be thorough and oompleto, and wiB reeult in the detection of the culpable partiee. A published account of tho whole affair will, after a
Tub Doo Tax.—The Inland Revenue Comrafs-monere repo*, with regard lo dog licensee, that tha machinery of their department ie insufficient A»r an extensive discovery of defaulters, and referring to a euggastkm that all doge should be compelled to wear details of any such rr^ula:
hwahla Council a
i evsmkied would be found lo be a
—In tho Dublin Tow

ill in gaol, for (as the resolution softly Seecrihea w^wr crime) offcncee arising out of seditious move-mania in England and Ireland; Mr. Brooke, ILP.f and the Ixird Mayor will present the resolution to tho
now Chief Secretary.
Fonnmn Nona.-The JwmW q*W cautions the
Ebhc that forged lOOf. notes of the Bank of Franco ve been discovered in circulation in Paris during the past fews daya. Tha paper of the forged notaei* smoother to the touch than that of the genuine note, while the granulation peculiar to the lOOf. note l» wanting. The water-mark is imitated by a lithogra-phio unpreesion, difficult to detect as such, though that of the genuine note, made in tho substance of the paper and characterised by high lighta and strong shades, is sufficiently distinguishable from the in-pressed imitation. The scattered blotches of blue In the genuine nolo do not match with those of the imitation, which are deeper and denser. The no tee already seared are numbered <17—1. 1^1, but mo, bably a fresh numerical series will be adopted ifth* issue continues. .
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^ )p, and the dog grows fat and saucy umj
^ instance of misplaced coufldaiMa *
record is that of a Connecticut man, who run anothor from a watery grave only to find that initio* of his long-lost brother, it was a parson to wham he o*ed three dollars and a half for turnips. , 4 * bumnemtdike e#aph« Here ^ .Jane Smith, wife of Thomas Smith; marble cutt*. This monument was erected by her husband aa a tabulate her memory and a epecimm of his week Monumenla of the mine styl* dok"
u happy now that he has left pon, and I was ban, before 1 got you." i» rn
A member of the " Lary Club" ha. just be™ expelled for going at a faster gait than a wilt Xh.
A young man, whoso rich bachelor undo warned h=n egamst marriage, saying, " Woman's a delusion" rephed that he never know a man that wasn't wedded to ecme dalqrnn crother, or that wasn't food el hogging delamous-. The uncle waa silent, and m his will m favour of the nephew.
In tha "exchange "cokmn lata number of *
_ Whan a -voyager makes his way to tho top of tho
f he ia enjoying the benefits nfa
her mother-in-law's; and she4
times. It is not that she father's brow, nor that her

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