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  2. SELECT SCRAPS AND ANE[?]DOTES.

    A Ruined Tradesman.—Some years ago a Mr. Smith, a young gentleman holding the office of ensign in a marching regiment, being invited to a ball at Turnham Green, ordered a pair of ...

    Article : 1,716 words
  3. THE CITY ELECTIONS.

    THE election of a City Councillor for each Ward came off on Monday last, the 1st instant. The interest generally manifested on these occasions was almost ...

    Article : 173 words
  4. EDICT AGAINST PUNS.

    A witty London newspaper, a few years ago, issued the following edict against certain puns which are peculiarly apt to beset the votaries of that form of Wit:—All allusions, Upon entering ...

    Article : 496 words
  5. FACETLE.

    Cockneys and Cataracts.—The great cataract of Niagara has given rise to many, sublime ejaculations on the part of tourists, and to many that were quite the reverse. We should like a ...

    Article : 979 words
  6. Original Correspondence.

    "No new house is to be built without a drain into the sewer, nor until the level has been fixed by the Survey or,"—See Towns Improvement Clauses Bill. ...

    Article : 1,897 words
  7. SPORTING SKETCHES.

    Fierceness of tha Bull-dog.— Naturalists have scarcely done justice to the wonderful fierceness and powers of endurance of the English bull-dog. In the year 1822, a large dog of this ...

    Article : 495 words
  8. PETERSHAM RACES.

    GENTLEMEN,—Having repeatedly called a meeting of stewards and friends of the Petersham Races, for the purpose of electing stewards in the place of those resigned, but to no purpose: ...

    Article : 91 words
  9. Country News.

    FROM the MAITLAND MERCURY of the 30th October, we extract particulars of two other fearful murders, committed in the Singleton and Wollombi districts. ...

    Article : 1,809 words
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