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DEPARTURE OF TEE GREAT EASTERN.

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MARSHAL BENEDEK'S ARMY.

FEMALE, HOUSEBOLDERS AND TEE…

SINGULAR GBARGE OF HORSE-STEALING.

.ACCIDENT TO TEE PRINCE OF…

REFORM MEETINGS.

SMOTHERING. A MAN WITH PITCH.

MR. PEABODY IN AMERICA,

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MURDER AND SUICIDE IN .CAMBRIDGESHIRE.

POCKET-PICKING AT THE THAMES…

HOOTIimS moM~THM HOWL."

TEE CHARGE OF STABBING A MOTHER…

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AN ECCENTRIC NOBLEMAN.

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AN ECCENTRIC NOBLEMAN. The Earl of Mar and Kellie died quietly in his man- sion at Alloa, after a somewhat eventful life. The stories of his quaint doings and writings are innumer- able, everybody having his own stock. His mode of correspondence was for many years a matter of amuse- ment to those who received it, chiefly from the habit he had of putting so much of his letters outside. He who ran might read the political opinions of the noble lord, and the past-runners had of tea much fun in deci- phering what part of the address was intended for their guidance, and what portion was intended for the recipients. But if the outsicles were curious, the ineidea were not less so. In a recent case that came to our knowledge, where the noble lord had obtained a plaia form to be addressed to an official in Edinburgh, ha carefully erased the words "I am your obedient servant," and added that he should be very sorry to sign himself the obedient servant of a person he knaw nothing about; but re- ceiving a reply in the usual set terms of deference and attention, the earl, in his reply, then said, "As I have been eo civilly answered, I have muoh pleasure in signing myself your obedient servant." It is but a few weeks since he wrote a curious letter to a news- paper, asking the paper to be sent to him daily, per post, as soon after publication of that newspaper as possible." The letter then weat on to say that it was not to be addressed to Kellie Castle, nor to Fifeshire, nor to Stirling, nor to Alva, nor to Ireland, but only to him at Alloa."

THE CASE OF MADAME VALENTIN.

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