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LANCASHIRE AND THE DEE FISHERIES.¡…

A LUNATIC'S HALLUCINATIONS.…

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THE EXTENSION OF THE CITY.

CHESTER ROYALTY THEATRE. 4

CYCLING ACCIDENT AT GRESFORD.…

THE CHESTER FOOTBALL MUDDLE.…

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FESTIVITIES AT MALPAS. 0

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COURT MARTIAL AT CHESTER.…

MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT CHESTER.…

CHESTER PUBLICAN'S CRUELTY.…

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A Bill for the Abolition of School Fees has been passed by the New South Wales House of Assembly. A telegram from Victoria, British Columbia, reports new and rich discoveries of gold' in the Klondike region. The' rush' to the gold- fields still goes on. French cotton spinners, owning over a million spindles, have decided, with a view to reduce output as a remedy for the depressed condition of the industry, to suspend work for three months. A letter has been received by a Preston man named William Lockley from a firm of Liver- pool solicitors informing him that his uncle has just died in America, leaving him the whole of his estate, worth about 915,000. The lucky heir is a joiner in poor circumstances, and the news of his windfall has created great interest, especially in East Lancashire, where a large number of joiners have been on strike for the past three weeks. At the Stockport County Police Court on Thursday, Patrick Kelly, an Irish labourer, was committed for trial at the Chester Assizes, charged with having attempted to murder Thomas Gatley, a cattle dealer, by shooting him. The men had had no quarrel, but Kelly, picking up a gun, presented it at Gatley and fired, shouting Hurrah three cheers for old Ireland. If I had another gun I would shoot another.' Extradition proceedings have been com- menced at Melbourne against Arthur Sturrock, a Kilmarnock solicitor, who is charged with the embezzlement of between E30,000 and 940,000. As fifteen days must be allowed for appeal, the Melbourne magistrate committed Sturrock to prison for that time pending his extradition. The accused says he is eager to meet the charges. FATAL HIGH DIVE NEAR WARRINGTOiq.-On Monday afternoon, Samuel Jefferson, a painter, working on the high-level bridge at Warburton, near Warrington, dived from the bridge into the Ship Canal, and was dMwned. Another painter attempted to make the dive along with Jefferson, but was prevented.

STATE-AID TO HORSE-BREEDING.…

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WHAT 'THE WORLD' SAYS. -------4-

WEEKLY STATE OF THE CHESTER…

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