CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER
Joseph BELL, 27, coal miner, imperfectly instructed, was charged with
feloniously and with malice aforethought attempting to kill and murder one John
BELL and one Martha BELL, by means of an explosive subs...
A VERY EXTRAORDINARY PERSON.
The following is said to have been copied literally from an old tombstone in Scotland:
"Here lies the body of ALEXANDER MACPHERSON,
Who was a very extraordinary person,
Who was two yards high in his stocking feet.
And kept h
Maryport, was charged with having, on the 6th of October, cruelly caused a horse
to be worked whilst in an unfit condition; and Lawrence MESSENGER, carter,
Maryport, was charged...
The French Government is about to build an absolutely unsinkable man-of-war. This will be accomplished by the use of a product of cocoa-nut fibre, so elastic that if pierced, the hole closes of itself.
Some very eccentric expressions were used in the prayers of clergymen of the last century.
An Edinburgh minister was inclined to grumble when he prayed, "Give us not evil to think Thee neglectful of Thine own, for we are Thine ...
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...
For the CUMBERLAND PACQUET.
Many speculative men (amongst whom I doubt not may be some of your Readers) having lately been engaged in a controversy concerning BERKLEY's opinion of a material world, I shall, with your leave, take the liber...
MALE INFANT FOUND. An inquest has been held in the hamlet of Greenham, near
Newbury, on the body of a male infant found in a pond, wrapped in a portion
of a dress. The result of a post-mortem examination showed that the child
had been strangled by
SINGULAR DISCOVERY OF HUMAN REMAINS NEAR COTEHILL.
A few days ago, as some workmen were busily making excavations in a sandpit, close to Wragmire House, Cotehill, they accidently fell in with a human skeleton, almost in a perfect state of preservati...