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-----_._--... BEFORE THE DAYS…

THE GREAT FRENCH PAINTER.

A SCHOOL BOY'S LOVE LETTER.

STRANGE AFFAIR AT BELFAST.

DR KOCH'S REMEDY.

AN ENGLISHMAN BITTEN BY A…

A FAMILY ASPHYXIATED.

TAME RATS.

A SELL. ;

jA BIG OWL.

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j A BIG OWL. For over a fortnight people Jiving in the neighbourhood of Stain burn Moor, about two miles from Workington, have been much concerned about a strange bird. The general impression of all who saw it was that it was an eagle. Oil various occasions sportsmen and others have tried to get within range of the hu^e bird but this was not accomplished iiatil the other evening, when William Bacon, gamekeeper to Mr Gordon Falcon, of Stainburn, managed to get within gun-shot, and fired. A few°stray pellets struck the wing of the bird and broke it, and after a desperate attempt to keep Hying the creature fell to the ground. The gamekeeper's retriever rushed up to the quarry. With one blow of its immense claw, the bird split open the dog's nose and severely lacerated -the side of its head. The dog, however, stuck to the bird till the keeper arrived. After a severe straggle the biid yielded, and it can now he seen a'ive at the keeper's house. It has turned out to be a monster moss-owl. It measures 3ft. Oin. from tip to tip of the wings head, body, and lei's are in proportion. -Its plumage is a rich, glossy, golden colour, and covers its body entirely, tyven down to the tips of its huge claws.

CURIOUS FACTS.

A MISTAKE.

A GIRL DEVOURED BY WOLVES.

LUNATICS WITH OSTRICH STOMACHS.

NO NEED TO FEAR THE FOG NOW.

A REMARKABLE CASE IN COURT.

WRITING MATERIAL BEFORE PAPEft…

CAMEL RACING PROMOTED BY A…

LAMPETER.

LLANEDY.

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