(Before H. FLETCHER, Esq., Chairman, and  R. S. THOMPSON, Esq.)


Two lads, named Isaac GORTON and George DOUGLAS, one about  eight and the
other about ten years of age, were charged with having stolen  coals from the
works of the ...

Farewell Words

Our Dublin correspondent telegraphs that the Duchess of  Marlborough has
addressed a letter to the distressed districts of Ireland,  written in English and
Irish, and dated Viceregal Lodge, Dublin, April  21.

Her Grace says before leavi...

       On Monday, the 5th instant, an accident which might have been 
attended with serious consequences befel Mr. Jonathan SATTERTHWAITE. - a traveller
for Messers. PEARSON & HAMPTON, wholesale grocers, in this town, - who was
accompanied by a ...

The Daily News’ Cabul correspondent telegraphs -

“Foraging parties from General ROSS’s force have been fired on  by the Neukh
tribesmen, who were punished last November. On a force moving to  cover the
foraging parties the enemy retired. A reconnaiss

At the resumed Miner’s Conference at Manchester on Saturday, the  question of
restricting the output of coal was considered. What conclusion was  arrived
at it is not deemed prudent to state, but a National Conference is to be  held
in Leeds on the 5th ...





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


Some correspondence between MR. WHALLEY and the editors of the "Liverpool
Mercury" appeared in that paper lately, relative to the TICHBORNE case.  The
correspondent includes the following letter from JEAN LUIE

City Prison, Holloway, December 12, 1843.

At the Manchester Assizes on Friday, Eliza WEBBER, well known as  “Mazeppa”
and “Joan of Arc” in the theatrical world, sued the Lancashire and  Yorkshire
Railway Company for damages for false imprisonment.

She had been performing at Preston Theatre, ...
Shortly after 4 o’clock on Wednesday morning, the fire brigade received  
information of a fire in Charlton Street, Somers Town, London.

Engines from St. Pancras, Holborn, Clerkenwell, and other station promptly  
attended. The fire proved to be at t...

 The usual New Year benefactions were dispensed at Edenhall on New Year's day.
Two four-year-old prime Highland bullocks, purchased in 1872, from MR. HUDSON of Whale, and fed on the home farm, weighing conjointly nearly 100 stones, slaughtered by WI