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A new dance, the parent idea of which is doubtful, is called the fox hunt. The smallest youHg man in the room is honored by being selected as the fox, then the hounde in full cry are represented by twenty young ladies, who chase the fox, following him twice round the room. Then all the men, mounted on walking-sticks as horses, come dashing in "at the death," clearing gates, hurdles, and other obstacles encountered in their wild career. The first lady in geta the "brush," which she gives to any of the huntsman she selects. The less fortunate hunting girls are punished by being doomed to be selected as partners by the remaining huntsmen. It is a supremely stupid affair, hence likely to become popular. Oysters qome nearer to milk than almost any other common food. Their values for supplying the body with material to build up its parts, repair its wastes, and furnish it with heat and energy, would be pretty nearly the same. Cairo and the pyramids of Ghizeh will next winter be connected by a steam tramway, for which the Khedive has given permission,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 8, Issue 8047, 25 October 1889

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 8 Issue 8047, 25 October 1889

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