Strange birth

A boy in the district of Kirkcaldy who has a passion for chicken-hatching, got a large egg some time ago from some sailors just come from Alexandria, and placed it under a favourite hen, expecting to get a large Egyptian…

A singular story

A strange story is reported from Rodez, a small town in the south of France. A priest was walking – to all appearance quietly enough – down one of the streets, when suddenly a young and good-looking woman who was…

Dancing in a shroud

An American paper publishes a dispatch from Richmond (Va.) which says:- Several months ago Mrs Marion Hillitz, a highly respectable and wealthy German lady, was taken ill, and, in order to receive proper nursing and treatment, was removed to the…

Singular fatality

A despatch from Dayton, Ohio, dated June 16, states that the Hon. Mr Vallandigham accidentally shot himself that day at Lebanon. It appears the deceased was present as leading counsel for the defence of a man named McGehan, who was…