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1868 The Lancet  
779 should be set apart in each year on which collections in aid of the hospital should be made in every church and chapel throughout the county and town. This was unanimously agreed to, and the last Sunday in January has been fixed upon for the purpose. A regret has been expressed that the hospital alone is to have the benefit of the collections. METROPOLITAN WATER-SUPPLY : A NEW SCHEME. AMONG the numerous Parliamentary notices which have duly made their appearance in the Gazette anticipatory
more » ... zette anticipatory of the session now entered upon, is one to which, from the nature of the subject to which it refers, and the peculiar circumstances under which it appears, we are desirous of directing attention. Everybody knows that for a long time past a Royal Commission has had under consideration a variety of schemes, more or less practicable, for giving to the metropolis a supply of water better in quality, more abundant in quantity, and cheaper than that which its inhabitants get at present. The Commission, as we have recently announced on authority, has
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