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THE PANTIN TRAGEDY.
 
THE DISCOVERY OF THE LAST BODY.
 
The Paris correspondent gives details of the discovery of the body of the elder KINCK, from which it appears that immediately after the confession of the murderer, an officer of justice was despatch...
On Tuesday last, chiefly through the exertions of Mr. H. BANKS,  the local
collector, and some ladies, a bazaar in aid of the Derby Railway  Servants’
Orphanage was held in the New Market-Hall, Whitehaven.

 The bazaar was opened by Mr. A. ENTWISTLE, dis...
BURIED IN A SANDPIT.
 
On Wednesday week, another melancholy death occurred in the neighbourhood of Skirwith.
 
It appears that a young man named ROBERT BRIGGS, of Penrith, who entered the employment of MR. JOHN JACKSON, farmer, Culgaith, Wednesday week,...
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 ...

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, ...

Sir, - I enclose an advertisement which appeared in the last  number of the
(London) Guardian: -

“VICARAGE VACANT. - Misterton, in the County of Nottingham and  diocese of
Lincoln, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of York. Population  1700. Value
...
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...
On Tuesday evening a meeting of traders was held at the Golden  Lion Hotel,
Maryport, in connexion with the New Steam Shipping Company, by whom  it is
proposed to establish steamship communications between Liverpool and  Maryport and
other ports on the ...
On Friday night last, Miss. INMAN, of Burgh, who has been  conducting
services in the Primitive Methodist Chapel for the last fortnight,  brought her
mission to a close. A tea meeting was held, when the tables were  presided over by:
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Mrs. MATTARAS

Mrs. ...
On Wednesday evening the Committee of the above held a grand  concert of
vocal and instrumental music in the Public Hall. Mr. David JACKSON  occupied the
chair. There was not a large attendance, owing to the unsettled  state of the
weather. The followin...