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NEW SULTAN AND HIS FAMILY.

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NEW SULTAN AND HIS FAMILY. rifrom Constantinople in the Economiste Frangais 94reforence to the present Sultan, the mere in terest- rase written before his accession to the Throne. tag a list of the-21 members of the Imperial family, lr pensions, amounting to close on £ 2i)0,000 a yeat. r says ill these Princes and Princesses only the sons d Medj id, brother and predecessor of Abdul re in the palace. The others reside in splendid ens oa the Bosphorus. The heir to the Throne, Effendi, the eldest of these sons of Abdul who has about £ 11,000 sterling per annum, brothers live in strict seclusion. They see the only once a year at the festival of Bairam. .pear neither in public ceremonies nor at the re- of foreign Sovereigns or Ambassadors. None possesses any rank or title. These young men are distinguished by real excellences. Murad reads and writes French he is studious; the ound him praise the sagacity of his mind and iness of his heart. The humiliating position of 'inces is the more striking by comparison with tours showered by the Sultan on his sons. re four of these—Youssouf, aged 19, Djemal, emed, 9, and Abdul Medjid, 5, with a daugh- l 4. At 15, Youssouf was Marshal of the and Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial He is not at all prepossessing, and of an <9 rare even in Turkey. The second son, much ifted, physically and morally, is an Admiral; i. an Artillery Colonel, and the fourth a Major ravy," >llowing items are given of the late Sultan's iure:- ) are, or, rather, there were, between five and six people employed in one way and another in looking Sublime Hlghness's personal wants. In the stables equerries, grooms, &c, were occupied in the care idle-horses. On the average, twenty-five carriages ly bought for him in Europe, some of which cost is 100,0001., and this Item alone is estimated at two If millions. The private menagerie contains more lions, tigers, &o., and costs a million a year. The iarem contains 1,600 women, and the single item neats for their consumption amounts to 400,000t. What is called the bouch du palais, or butcher and ount, devours more than 12 millions. His 48 doctors thecaries receive 657,000f. a year. But his 12 get only 62,000f., though his "astrologer" alone is lOOf. His private band of 301 musicians receive luble pay. Since he came to the throne the Sultau palaces and six new kiosques,' the former of which dimensions of a small town, and the latter fur- the highest style of modern luxury, eleganc3, and He was also building a new mosque, with seventy r the attendant priests. It is estimated that the istablishment would have required in Trance, three millions a year to keep it up in the same style and M.

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NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION.

THE OLD AND THE NEW SULTAN.

THE "COMING GIRL."

THE TRADE IN ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS.

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