This site was last updated : 29 December 2015.

Items of news by the mail are as follows: -

The N.W. Provinces Rent Bill and Revenue Bill have both passed the Supreme
Legislative Council.

At the meeting of the Bengal Social Science Association, SIR GEORGE CAMPBELL
was elected President for next year

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The usual monthly meeting of the members  of the above society was held on
Monday at the Presbyterian School-room,  Kirkby-street. The attendance of
teachers and scholars was above average, and  the attention bestowed on the various
parts of the program...
A Farmer writes: -

“Will you allow me a small space to offer a practical suggestion in  
reference to ‘Rot in Sheep.’ Farmers should remove their flocks from low lying  wet
lands to high or dry ground; and, instead of feeding them turnips saturated  
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 The new church at Seaton is making rapid progress, and, when  finished, will
be a commodious and sightly building, as well as a convenience to  the local
residents.

 The old church at Camerton, although it is a picturesque embodiment  of
country history...

 

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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COCKERMOUTH & WORKINGTON
JOINT  WATER COMMITTEE.
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 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 ...
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...

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR'S FESTIVALS.

RAVENSTONEDALE. - On Monday evening last, the annual Christmas tea party was
held in the Independent Chapel, Ravenstonedale.  There was a large
attendance.  At the public meeting, the pastor of the church, the Rev. W.

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On Saturday the usual evening concert was held in the  Market-Hall, when the
room, as has been on the usual previous occasions, was  crowded. The programme
was equal to previous ones, and the chair was occupied by  Mr. T. NICHOLSON,
who in opening the p...
LINCOLN AUTUMN  MEETING

The Great Tom Stakes - Gaydene 1, The Jilt 2, Yorkshire Lad 3.  Eight ran.

Match Abana received forfeit.

The Johnstone Plate. - Southampton 1, The Jilt 2, Tweed 3. Six  ran.

The Witham Selling Stakes. - Dunmore 1, Bawbee 2, Brothe...