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Jobn Ruskin is on the continent somewhere. His publishers say that he is not at all üisane. Bismarckissaidtobeagingfast. His hair is snow white and his face is marked with deep wiinkles. It is not improbable that VValter Beeant, the famous English novelist, will visit this country next year. Dom Pedro's favorita tipple is a compound of the juice of oranges and lemons, iced and flavored with Jamaica rum. The czar of Russia ia suffering from rheumatism. The rheumatism differs from a Nihilist in that it never misses its mark. Baron Nathaniel Rothschild bas been ordered to leave Vienna for making insulting remarks about the Archduke Charles Louis, brother of the emperor. Prince de Iturbide, the young man whom Maximilian named as his successor as ruler of Mexico, is 23 years of age, and expects to lire to reach tho place for which he has been named. Prince Albert Víctor and Prince Georg of Wales are not likely to be made peers for Beveral yeavs, as tneir father does not wish them to enter the house of lords during tho queen's lifetime. The Prince of WaW visit to Dorchester cost the town L400, and the mayor expreesed surprise that thers should be "any man among the laboring classes who would not pay 2s. 6d. to see the prince." M. Ambroise Thomas, director of the Paris conservatoiie, is now in his TÖth year, and it is sixty years since he took his first prize for playing the piano. He is almost as mucb devoted to art colleoting as to music, and considers himsclf yet quite a youngster.


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