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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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The " Cambrian " says............
 
"On Friday, a blind man, led by a dog, was begging from house to house at Pentore.
 
When he came to MR. WILLIAM MORGAN's house, MRS. MORGAN gave him some bread and cheese, and on returning from the door, she was at on...

Dreadful Thunder Storm

       About midnight on Friday, the 23rd instant, this town was visited by a
most appalling thunderstorm, of several hours duration. During Friday, as
well as throughout the week, the atmosphere had been close and sultry, ...
THE CUMBERLAND PACQUET and Ware's Whitehaven Advertiser,                                 Tuesday,April 22, 1777

No. 132    3d. Week    VOL. III    4th Quarter     Price Three-pence

Where Moderation dwells, the Soul admits Distinct Ideas, and Matur'd De...
KESWICK PETTY SESSIONS,  Saturday.
 
Before T. S. SPEDDING,   WM. OXLEY,  and   H. A. SPEDDING, Esqrs., and the  REV. H. M. SHORT.
 
A QUESTION OF TIME.
 
SUSANNAH GRISEDALE, a married woman, wife of NORMAN GRIZEDALE, was charged with having perjured herse...
The bodies of a man, a woman and a child have been found in a  canal on the
outskirts of Sheffield. The woman has been identified as Lucy  Oldfield, and
the child, who was about 12 months old, is hers. She was a  domestic servant,
and had been out of...
A "PETTICOAT SOLDIER"  --  On Monday, at the Glasgow Central Police-court, ELLEN BROWN, a strapping young woman, residing in New Vennel, was charged with dressing herself in a soldier's uniform on Sunday, and parading the New Vennel, causing thereby ...
WHITEHAVEN.

 At the Chester Assizes on Saturday, Samuel Little FORD, foreman at a  
Stockport Colliery, was charged with the manslaughter of Samuel POTT a  miner.

On October 2nd the prsioner was in charge of a firing party, when a shot  
missed fire, and...
PART I.

The conviction of Hugh GRANT for the willful murder of his child  at
Workington was a forgone conclusion. It was impossible for the jury to return  any
other verdict than the one which has produced such a profound sensation in  West
Cumberland. N...
A miner named John PARK, 29 years of age, residing at Carlton,  near
Egremont, died on Saturday from injuries received in descending Wyndham  Pit, Bigrigg
Moor, on Friday.

The circumstances under which he received the injuries were these: -

He came to th...