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CURIOUS ELECTRICAL PHENOMENA…

THE GREAT INTERNATIONAL RIFLE…

BURGLARY BY BOYS.

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A PARIS FAIR.

ISUICIDE IN THE STREET.

BIRDS AND FRUIT GARDENS.

LOSS OF ANOTHER LIVERPOOL…

NAVAN GREAT SEPTEMBER FAIR.

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NAVAN GREAT SEPTEMBER FAIR. The Freeman gives the following interesting par- ticulars concerning this fair, and the prices obtained for stock:— This was one of the ancient charter fairs of Navan, and, like all the other old fairs which are settled on fixed days, and not held at the whim of any individual, was exceedingly well at- tended by holders of stock, graziers, and purchasers. The Dublin and Drogheda Railway Company sent special trains in the fore- noon for the accommodation of passengers, and at an early hour I noticed on the ground a large number of extensive dealers from different parts of England, many from the north of Ireland, and not a few from Dublin and other parts of the country. Busi- ness commenced pretty briskly about eleven o'clock in the fat cattle department, the Northern dealers investing very liberally. There was alarge supply of beef, including many prime lots. Prices were rather in advance, best descriptions going readily at 63s, and in some instances at 658 per cvrt. Mr. Blake, of Dowdstown' sold an excellent lot of fat heifers to Mr. Thomas Carpenter' victualler, of Drogheda, at X19 each; Mr. William Reid, of Tara, sold half a score to Mr. Gordon, of Belfast, at £18103.; each; Mr. Matthew Read, of Garla Cross, sold a lot to a Belfast dealer at CIS each; Mr. Sherlock, of Kells, sent a prime lot home unsold, as did also the Rev. Mr. French, of Causetcwn; Mr. Gore, of Mount Ivers, sold a lot at £17108. Store cattle, particularly bullock", met an increased demand, and advanced prices for everything good. Bullocks ranged from £ 8 to £ 14 per head, and heiters from £ fi to jE13 each. There were very few dairy cows or springers, and high prices were obtained for all. In the sheep market the supply was fair for the season, and we noticed some very excellent lots of wedders, hoggets, and store lambs. Buyers were pretty active in making their pur- chases for shipment and for home consumption, and prices had a decided upward tendency from those of the September fair of 1862-say Id. per lb. on prime descriptions of wedder and ewe mutton. Store sheep sold at enhanced rates from last week. Store lambs may be quoted from 25s. to 33s. each, and store ewes from 35s. to 48s. each. There were few lots of anything worth removing for exportation left on the green at two o'clock, the fair, on the whole, being a good one. The horse fair was tolerably supplied, and some well-known buyers were on the ground. There were few first class nags offered, which sold at from L40 to X60 each; drafts sold at from £ 18 to £24. We had a preponderance of inferior farmers' horses and hacks, which sold at fluctuating prices, as such things generally do. The pig fair was only indifferently supplied. A number of English dealers were present, and bought up everything in the bacon and pork line at an early I'our. Prices looked higher. Numerous stores were actively bought, and small bormives met a ready sale at increased rates. Suckers and weanlings may be quoted at from 29s. to 3lg, each. The arrangements on the Dublin and Drogheda line for the con- veyance of stock were complete. During the afternoon some seventy wagona of live stock left the station for Dublin, Drogheda, and different parts of the north of Ireland. To Dundalk, Newry, and Belfast, not less than thirty wagons were dispatched from the fair. Nearly all the cereal crops are saved, and the weather continues most favourable for drawing them home. I see very few damaged potatoes. All the green crops look exceedingly well. The young turnips coming to market are the finest ever witnessed.

NORWICH MUSICAL FESTIVAL.

DISEASED MUTTON.

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MISS RYE'S EMIGRANTS.

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