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Typo: A Monthly Newspaper and Literary Review, Volume 3

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The heading « Peace and Joy, » in the advertising pages of an Australian denominational paper, is suggestive of some new religious work. The reader on closer examination, finds it to be the name of a firm of accountants! Partnerships sometimes bring names into curious juxtaposition, as, for example, « Flint and Steel » —a genuine instance.

Last month we referred to the alleged « diary » found among Pigott's papers as being of very doubtful authenticity. The news by mail confirms this view. Mr Pigott's housekeeper burned the private papers in his house in accordance with instructions by telegram; and the pocket-book found on his person at Madrid was secured by the Scotland-yard detectives, who know their business too well to hand it over to either party in the proceedings now pending.