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800 HOUSES DESTROYED
40,000 PEOPLE  HOMELESS.

OTTAWA, Wednesday.

A conflagration broke out to-day in Hull, situated on the bank  of the river
opposite to this city.

Eight hundred houses - forming half of the town - were  destroyed, rendering
40,000 p...
Before H. SPENCER, Esq., and a full  Bench.)

James RONEY and Francis CARR, miners, were charged with stealing a  purse
from the person of John McVAY, labourer; evidence was given, but the Bench  
thought there was a doubt in the case, and discharged ...
HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, CARTS, AND CART
GEAR, FOR SALE.
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TO BE SOLD in Public Sale, for Ready Money, on Saturday, the 7th of August,
1852, at the house of Mr. James FYRNESS, Blue Bell Inn, Egremont, the whole of
his valuable household furnit...

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The Commission of Winter Assizes for the counties of Cumberland  and
Westmorland, grouped as Assize County No. 1, was opened on Monday night by  Mr.
Justice DAY. His Lordship was timed to arrive by the train from London  reaching
Carlisle at twenty m...
On Monday the Bishop of Carlisle was present at the annual meeting of  the
Church of England Temperance Society in London. He moved: -

“That this meeting rejoices in the continued progress of this society, and  
earnestly commends its principles and ...
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...

Agricultural Intelligence



Adulteration of Manure

       It is our unpleasant duty to draw public attention to the following
maure case, which deserves to be more extensively known, than through the
columns of a local newspaper.

       It appe...
 The new church at Seaton is making rapid progress, and, when  finished, will
be a commodious and sightly building, as well as a convenience to  the local
residents.

 The old church at Camerton, although it is a picturesque embodiment  of
country history...

 

LOCAL & DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE.

 

 

NOTICE. - A well-known local gentleman, a literateur of some standing, who is at present travellin' in Scotland, will shortly contribute to the "Star" a series of interesting papers entitled "Notes on a journe

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SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.
 
The statement recently made by a labourer named HERBERT, at a meeting held in Newport, Isle of Wight, that he had been discharged from the Queen's estate at Osborne, because he had asked for higher wages, could not be accep

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