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Tho Melbourne Exhibition building has been leased by Messrs H. P. Lyonß and C. MacMahon, who intend converting it into an Australian Crystal Palace, in which variety entertainments will find a permanent home. When a breach of promise action by a sprightly actress against the stupid son of a peer waß apparently on the point of going into Court, an aunt of the faithless one called on a parson who is known and respected by many members of the theatrical profession. "Oh, do use your influence," said tho lady, " to prevent my nephew from marrying this wretched woman." " I shall do all I can," was the reply, "to prevent this nice girl from marrying your fool of a nephew." Brightly : " What would you do, doctor, if you had a bad cold?" Doctor (crushingly): " I'd consult a reputable physician, sir !" Brightly (calmly): " I don't suppose you could tell me where I could find one, doctor, could you ?"

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 8041, 18 October 1889

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Evening Star Evening Star, Issue 8041, 18 October 1889

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