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five Baronets. That is not a large number; but it

is remark- able.that none of the gentlemen selected, except perhaps Sir E. Denison-Beckett, has done any public service. Sir Charles Millais the banker, and Sir H. Allsopp the brewer ; while the Baronets have earned their -labels by fighting expensive counties. Mr. Smith should have been made Lord Hundon, if only for consenting to go to Ireland.