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SPORTING. 0

CHANNEL STEAMER WRECKED. --

QUEEN AND UNEMPLOYED. .

A CHESHIRE GENTLEMAN'S WILL…

WELSH AND MIDLAND COMMAND.

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HOCKEY. .

FRODSHAM PAROCHIAL COM-I MITTEE.…

BARON VON TRUTZSCHLER SUED…

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SOUTH CHESHIRE.

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SIR WATKIN WYNNES

SEAL CAUGHT AT CHESTER. +

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SEAL CAUGHT AT CHESTER. + On Sunday morning much curiosity was aroused on the. banks of the. river Dee near Handbridge by the novel sight of a seal disporting itself in the water. The strange visitant was observed by several fishermen, about one o'clock in the after- noon swimming near the Old Dee Bridge, and the men put off in two boats and endeavoured to bring it to land. The pursuit was a long and difficult one, and made an interesting and exciting spectacle for a large number of people on both banks of the river. For most of the time the seal remained under water, but it was obliged to be- tray itself at intervals when it rose to the sur- face for air. Its career was-eventually arrested when it reappeared opposite Mr. Roberts's boat- yard, and the fishermen endeavoiuvd to antici- pate its course by stretching a net across the river. The seal reappeared on the other side, but the fishermen succeeded in driving it by the splashing of their oars back into the net by which it was ultimately landed. It made an ineffectual attempt to regain the wate", but a blow- from a fisherman's gaff put an end to its struggles. The seal, which has been handed over to the Gros- venor Museum authorities. weighs 641b., measures 43in. in length from the tip of the nose to the tail. and is 30in. in girth. It was in poor con- dition. and must have been suffering from some skin d:sease, as the fur had disappeared from the body and remained only on the head and tail It is ten years since a seal was last seen in the Dee.

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TARVIN.

THORNTON-LE-MOORS.

BUNBURY.

ALDFORD.

FRODSHAM.

HELSBY.

BACKFORD.

MALPAS.

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CHESTER STOCK & SHARE LIST

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