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THE BLAVE CAÏCHEE3 of Maöagascar, Lieut. SHUFELDT. NEW STOEIES irom tho Fisheries, by Prof. SPENCEB F. BAIED. AHOKS THE BHEAKEKS, by C. F. G0SD0N CÏÏMMINO. D0C-S WHO EAEN THEIE LIVING, by JAMES GHEENW00D. CANADIAN ADVENTtTFvES, by E. W. THOMSON. STOHIES of Old Trappers and Fur-Buyers, F. W. CALKINS. t ADVEHTUEES 05' STOTAWAYS, by WK. H. EIDEING. AMUSING SKETCHES of Whale-Huntiag-, A. F. BYEE3. ÏIY ESCAPE frora Hoi-ra Castle, by a Cuban Patriot, JTJAH EOMEEO. PEPwILS OF FEARL DIVING, by Col. T. W. KN0X. A BOY'S ADVINTUBE8 in Honitna, by JAMES W. T0WLE. THE 20GUE ELEPHAKT, by W. T. H0BNADAY. MY ADVEHÏTJRE wita Eoaa Agents, FKANK W. CALKIHS. THE KEEPEE8 OF THE ZOO: or Anecdotei EXPL0ITS with Submarine Boata aua Toraboat Animáis, gleaned from the Keeper _„ „T„„,, i peaoea in Maval Warfara, by T. C. HOYT. of the Zoologica] Gsrdens, tondon, by ARTHUE EIOBY. Special Articles. 0HANÏE8 FOB AMERICAN BOYS, by THE MAEÖUIS OF LOEN E. BEAUATIO EPISODES in Eag-lish History, 1)7 JAMES ANTHONY FROUDE. 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