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DRUSK OR DYING. t

THE COMIO PAPERS.

SPELLING BEE AT BRISTOL.

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VARIETIES—GR A VE AK"; GAY.…

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THE TESTIMONIAL TO MR. READ,…

A RiVAL TO COD-LIVER OIL.

GROSS RECKLESSNESS BY A MINER.

THE NUMBER OF LANDOWNERS.

PERSONAL STATISTICS.

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MR. CAVE AND THE KriEUIVE.

MR. GLADSTONE AND THE ITALIAN…

POKER VERSUS DOCUMENT.

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POKER VERSUS DOCUMENT. At the Sheffield Town Hall, Ann Eastwood, wife of John Eastwood, an ex-local preacher, of Higlifield, Sheffield, has been summoned for assaulting her husband, whom she had attacked with a fire-shovel and poker, because she was pressed to sign the follow- ing document This is to certify that I, Hannah Eastwood, wife of John Eastwood, of Cecil road, do hereby solemnly undertake (on condition of my hus- band abandoning his intention of following up a sum- mons served upon me in consequence of my violent con- duct towards him) that I will, from this date and henceforth, do my duty to him as a good and obe- dient wife, promising-1st. That my husband shall in all things be master in his own house. 211(1. That I will make his children welcome to their father's home. 3rd. That I will not enter into any neighbour s house in the yard in which we may live, neither will I en courage them into mine without his consent. 4th. That the bank-book, rent-book, insurance-oard, and the like, and all moneys I hold from my husband shall be given up to him at once. 5th. That I will not interfere in any way with his attendance at chapel, nor with that of his children. 6th. That I sincerely ask his pardon for all the pain and trouble I have heretofore caused him by my unruly and unjus- tifiable conduct. 7th. That I will from this day hence forth conduct myself in all particulars as his obedient and loving wife, and tiy my beat to make my husband and his relations bappy. -As witness my hand, the 3rd day of January. 1876 —Signed, Cecil-road, Sheffield, Witness, The reading of this document caused a great deal of laughter in the court, and the magistrates dismissed the summons.

ERIE RAILWAY COMPANY.

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THE EASTERN QUESTION. ;

A SPELLING BEE AT COLCHESTER.

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