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FRIEND OR FOE ?
New Year, com'st thou as friend or foe ?
"Nay, I know not; but this I know,
Thou must wrestle a fall with me,
And I or thou must conqueror be !"
..............' Good Cheer '
[ From "Storm Warriors" by t
APPLEBY - On Tuesday last, the volunteer bellringers of St. Lawrence, Appleby, held their annual Supper at the house of MISS HANSON, when about sixteen partook of the good things served up in excellent style by that lady, after which a pleasant eveni...
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.
A writer in Wednesday’s Paris Figaro devotes three columns to Mr. GLADSTONE,
in the course of which he says: -
“His father, a Scotchman, was a corn merchant, and afterwards a ship owner
at Liverpool. The King knighted him. The son has not inherited
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
annual meeting of the Northamptonshire Band of Hope Union held on Thursday.
The rev. gentleman did not attend, and in a letter explaining his absence,
said; “I am reminded ...
On Tuesday night a young man named Thomas MILLER, residing in Mount
Pleasant, was killed in the yard at William Pit.
The deceased was employed there as a wagoner, and was letting a railway
truck filled with coal out fro...