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THE ELECTION OF O'DONOVAN ROSSA.   --   At the declaration of the poll for Tipperary county, on Saturday, the sheriff's announcement of the return of O'DONOVAN ROSSA was followed by a display of great enthusiasm.  Neither MR. HERON nor any of his sup...
 At the usual meeting of this Board yesterday, the Clerk  stated that a man
named BELL, a barber at Cleator Moor, had been brought before  the magistrates
and convicted of ill treating an apprentice who had formerly  been in the
Workhouse.

Mr. MUSGRAVE s...
The usual monthly meeting of this Board was held  yesterday, Mr. E. H. BANKS
in the chair.

 Mr. TWENTYMAN gave notice that at next meeting he would  propose that the
Board should borrow the money necessary for street  improvements.

 A recommendation of t...

AMONGST the Christmas sports MESSRS. COOK, the tourists, announce a wild
boar hunt in the Eifel Mountains.

A PARISIAN theatrical journal issues with each number the photograph of an
actor or actress, said to be of excellent quality and ordinarily wort

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CAPE TOWN, March 30, via Plymouth.

The Select Committee of the Transvaal Legislative Council, to whom the  
Native Hut Tax Bill was referred for report, have recommended that the tax  should
be increased from 10s, as originally proposed, to 20s, and ...
Local Intelligence



       The Earl of LONSDALE has recently contributed the handsome sum of £
100 towards the re-erection of Cockermouth Church.



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       Mr. LOWES of Scotch-street, in this town , was on Wednesday elected
Secretary o...

Letters to the Editor.

KIRKBYTHORE NATIONAL SCHOOL.

Dear Sir, - A letter having appeared in your last week's issue, emanating
from "A poor Householder," which was altogether so onesided and calculated
to give a wrong impression throughout the country w

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There is a certain man in this town whom I am going to lick  until he won’t
be out of bed for six months after, and I wasn’t to know what it  will cost
me.”

 So said a man who entered a Griswold - street law office yesterday,  and it
was plain to be seen...
William James HOLLAND, (the younger), of Maryport, carter, was charged with  
having cruelly worked a horse whilst in an unfit condition, on the 6th of  
October last.

Mr. Frederick ROBINSON, Inspector of the Society for the Prevention of  
Cruelty to An...

CRICKET IN AUSTRALIA.

MELBOURNE, December 29.

The first cricket match between the English Eleven and Eighteen of Victoria
was commenced on the Melbourne Cricket ground on Saturday last.

The weather was fine, and the attendance on the ground very numerou

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