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If SIR HENRY THOMPSON, the eminent surgeon, who was knighted several years ago for an operation on the the Qu

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The case of SHEWARD v. Lord LONSDALE (the horse dealing case), it is  said,
has been struck out of the cause list.

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FREEMASONRY.

The Earl of Bective, M. P., Provincial Grand Superintendent, has summoned  
the Provincial Grand Chapter of Cum...
 
SINGULAR OCCURRENCE AT SEA.  -   MR. DOBIGNY, of the firm of DOBIGNY, RHETT and Co., Bahia, writes
 
"I arrived on the 25th November at Liverpool, after a most tedious and long voyage from Bahia, in the three-masted schooner "Seminole", CAPTAIN JOHN M...

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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CAPE TOWN, March 30, via Plymouth.

The Select Committee of the Transvaal Legislative Council, to whom the  
Native Hut Tax Bill was referred for report, have recommended that the tax  should
be increased from 10s, as originally proposed, to 20s, and ...
Every night this week at the Good Templar’s Hall, Dearham, the  teetotalers
have been holding temperance meetings. The meetings commenced by the  friends
of the cause of temperance parading the streets and singing, returning  to the
Good Templars’ Hall ...

 

CAPTAIN CUTTLE'S NOTES.

 

I have a serious complaint to make.  Last week my notes were all spoiled and in my copy of the "Star" at any rate, nobody could read them.  My poor sketch (Quite right, Captain; poor enough.  Ed.) of "the bewildered chi

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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 night last the members of I. O. G. T. “Hope” Lodge, No. 106,  held
their weekly session in the Templar’s Hall, at high Seaton. The lodge was  
opened in due form by the W. C. T. Brother J. SHILTON. There was an average  
attendance. One visito...
LOCAL AND DISTRICT NEWS.
 
KENDAL FORTNIGHTLY FAIR. - At Monday's market there was a very poor stock, and purchasers met with a great disappointment having to go away without buying.  Calving cows were scarce and dear.  Prices: Best beef, 7-1/2d to 7-3...