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from PUNCH.
 
SONG OF THE FENIAN SCRIBE.
 
A writer I am, of the Fenian Press;
In an Irish Republic belief I profess;
    With my rant of High Treason, and readers so g...
The Vicar of Northampton, the Rev. R. B. HULL, was announced  to attend the
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 ...

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...
Pre-Payment of Letters-Important Notice.
General Post Office, July.

       On and from the 1st August next, all letters and packets for places
within the Unitd Kingdom, posted at any branch post office or receiving-office
in London, or within the ...

TESTIMONIAL TO MR. JOHN SLINGER, OF WARCOP.

On Friday evening, the 2nd inst., a large and influential meeting was held in the Temperance Hall, at Warcop, for the purpose of presenting to MR. JOHN SLINGER, a valuable testimonial as a token of the gener

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On Friday morning a fatal accident occurred on board the Golden Horn  
(Captain IRVING) while on a passage from Mersey to Newcastle.

When nearing St. Bee’s Head, the main boom was seen knocking about, and the  
mate, James IRVING, son of the Captain,

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From TOMMY TODDLE'S Comic Almenac.
 
HINTS ON ETTYCUT, WHEN YO' GOA TUL A PUBLIC DINNER.
 
Iv yo happen a have a goose ta carve, just mind and slip it off t'plate onta sumboddy's knee, an then beg their pardon, an saay yor varry glad they catch'd it soa...
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 ...

ADVERTISEMENT.

By Authority of the KING's PATENT, granted to THOMAS JACKSON, at his Royal Patent Wholesale Medicinal Warehouse, No. 85, Fleet-Market, London.

Where Country Dealers may be supplied with the following Genuine Medicines, and good allowance...

 

ST. HELEN'S COLLIERY DISASTER RELIEF FUND.

 

On Thursday evening, a meeting of the members of the Workington (Rugby and Association) Football Clubs, was held at the Royal Hotel, William Street, Workington, for the purpose of adopting the balance

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