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ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE AT NORTHAMPTON.   --  On Monday, at the Northampton police court, GEORGE POTTER was brought up charged with attempting to murder SARAH KEY on the 14th inst.
The prisoner, a plumber and glazier, had for about six months co...
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Well, t' "Star's" mead its furst appearance, an' Ah think be wat ah've heeard, its suited gaily weel.  Sartanly thear is sum 'at dusn't seem setisfied,  neah matter wat yan dus for them.  For instance, Ah've hard yan or two greet s


With great rejoicings and festivity, the marriage of the DUKE OF ST. ALBANS to MISS GRACE OSBORNE was celebrated on Saturday at Newton Annan, near Clonmel, the seat of MR. RALPH BERNAL OSBORNE, M. P., father of the bride.
In returning thanks for his


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, ...


A correspondent of the New York "Herald" dating Newcastle, Delaware,
December 10 writes: .................

Delaware is too small a State to be really healthy for bank bursters.  Four
distinguished members of t


 The usual monthly meeting of the Cockermouth and  Workington Joint Water
Committee was held at the Local Board Office, Washington  Street, Workington,
yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. Mr. W. FLETCHER ...



For the STONE and GRAVEL.

Hac Medicina Viris Lapidis incidere prestat.

A medicine proved from a long Series of private Practices to be of the greatest Efficacy in giving immediate case ease in the most excruciating Fits...

 LIGHTFOOT - MOTTON - At Patterdale, on the 1st inst., by the REV. J. FALCON,   MR. E. LIGHTFOOT, grocer, to JANE, only daughter of MR. GEORGE MOTTON, Patterdale.
TIMPANY - MUNKMAN - On the 26th ult., at Grove Street Independent Chapel, Boston, by th

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...