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A ROYAL DEER HUNT. [WHERE WAS LORD ONSLOVVr | UNITED PEEBS ASSOCIATION. I The agitation in favour of suppressing the Royal Huekhounds was greatly strengthened by a cruel hunt which took place on 29th November. Two deer were carted from Windsor to Marlow, 20 miles away, and one of them let loose. It proved to be a poor-apiritod animal, and after travelling aimlessly about for a, while, with a crowd of small boys and ruffianly men at its heels, took refuge dpad beat in a farm yard shed. The other deer was then started, and turned ont less satisfactory even, from a sportsman's point of view. Instead of taking to the open country as any well-conditioned animal ought to ho.ye done, it ran into the outskirts of the town, and inally got entangled in a barbed-wire fence. There it hung for a time, with the hounds close behind, and when it extricated itself, it ran round the field, with the blood pouring from its mouth. Finally it foil in a dying condition, and the nearest butcher drove a knife into its heart. This is ono of the " Royal Sports," for tho continuance of which several aristocratic personages and the Windsor tradesmen recently petitioned the Qneen. Her Majesty has decided that the Royal Bnckhonnds shall cease to exist at the end of the present season. At a meeting of shareholders in the Milford Haven Railway Company, held in London on Ist December, the Chairman said that as a result of his visit to the United States, it had been practically settled that a line of American steamers, to be called the Montreal and Milford line, would be established. The port of arrival and departure of tho steamers of this line would be Milford Haven. When the necessary facilities were supplied tho lino would be put into operation. The Leeds Mercury advised the adoption of Milford Haven a a the English port of tbo line, and said, further, that the new service would be an immense agoncyin promoting Imperial Confederation, and in course ot time would wre»t the supremacy of the Atlantic irom Now York. Thirty-six hours of sea voyage can be saved en route betwoen Halifax and England compared with tho New York route. The London Graphic of lGth November says that the Government has decided not to build any more guns weighing over five tons. It has also been decided that every gun must be mounted in such a mannor that it can be loaded, trained, and run in and ont by hand power. Tbo guns will have a degree of elevation now unattainable and crows can bo better protected. Tho English Socialistic Democratic Icderation, through its committee on " unemployed working men," intend to begin a now rent campaign. Waite, who organises tho unemployed dcnionFtration^, ad'iie.sBed a meeting on the 21 ht of November nt which he said that if after that date 'any man paid a farthing in rent while his family did not have sufficient food, he would bo ii «ur. He callod upon his hearers to imitate* the Irish, and pay thru- landlord- with the blackthorn. An Emergency Committee, lie added, bad been termed in every dint riot to asbist tcnanis who rc-ht<"l their landlords This speech \va« greeted with licart.\ applause. The Receiver in the oa.-c of the i\ idow of Charles Stewart Pamcll tins m;ido a statement concerning her bnnkrtiptcv. Hit liabilities are stilted to be .£7i'3l. and her •esets J2-1825. She lias an interest in jfc2o,Uoo invested in consols, and although she is interested in the Parnell estute, it i* doubtJul v *b» will anything' from tljja iouree
Mrs Parnoll has offored her creditors 10s in tint X. Shu admits, that she has a not annual income of X1H)(I Tlio Blacks liter River, in County Cork, Irel.md. <i\ei flowed its banks on 2lHt November, and tlio adjacent stretches of country were inundated lor miles. Tho town of Kermoy was in darkucstt, thu gas woiks being submerged. A hoiiHe at tho buso of the flardouinh Mountains was swept away and tho occupants drowned. Milhonauo Graeo, ox-Mayor of Now York, w is charged on 25th November, by tho ollicits of tho American NUional Bank of Providence, with fmul. Tho transactions involving the Accusation date back to tho timo of tho 'Grant and Ward failure in 188 1. AluMimlor 11. Wynunt, next to Georgo Fui-nesH tho greatest American lamUoupo painter, was loportcd on 251h November tn be dying in Now York of softening ot tlio brain. Mnssiichnsscta and Khodo Island cottouniiU owners have notified thoir oniplo\i!s that their washes would bo increased from jth December, ISII2. A crowded National Federation mooting was la-Id in Dublin on 15th November. Tho majority of tho M'Carthyito members of tho Houfeo of Commons wore present. 'Iho mooting adopted a resolution favouring tho immediate introduction and steady prosocution of tho Homo Rule Bill, and denounced Salisbury and Balfonrfor thoir impudent attompts to discredit tho Evicted Tenants' Commission before tho investigation was woll begun, which .showed that th« Unionists foarod tho result of enquiry. RoHolutiona in favour of a liberal measure of ainuobty and continued support of tho claims of tho evicted tenants wore also piibsed. Messrs. T. P. O'Connor, John Dillon, William O'Brien, and Timothy lloaly addrossed tho mooting. Pruico Louis of Buttcnborir, now in tlie ttojal Navy, has boon appointed Naval Advisor to tho Inspector-General of Forts and AVorka. Tho jio-t is a sinecure, which adds •&SOO to tho yearly income ot tho Prince. Specimen parcols of cotton allogod to havo boon cultivated ill South Russia have boon received in London. Tho cotton is said to have been raised h-om American seed in tlio Provinco of Kherson, anil experts declare it equal to the American product.
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