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EXTRACTS FROM THIS WEEK'S PUNCH

... The Government have been beaten all oves the country bv an overwhelnhiug majority. Reasons for this are as3 aplenty as blackberries. Among them we may mention those of A KEEN POLITICAL OnrEasvEs.- Because the weather hls been dead against them all along ...

Published: Thursday 15 April 1880
Newspaper: Leeds Mercury
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 582 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

THE NEW PROVINCIALISM

... long ago a daily newspaper was unheard of im any but the very largest country towns ; now sach papers are as common as blackberries, while all the larger towns have their halfpenny evening papers as well, which make thQ London press almost superfluoas ...

Published: Tuesday 20 April 1880
Newspaper: Hull Packet
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1210 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

THE ATLANTIC CABLE COMPETITION

... Monday the deceased accompanied a number of other persons to the mountains above Port- madoc for the sake of gathering blackberries, and be- came separated from her friends, who thought she had leit for home in advance. Finding that she did not return ...

Published: Tuesday 21 September 1880
Newspaper: Leeds Mercury
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 761 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

THE PRESENT LAW OF DISTRAINT AND ITS EFFECTS

... which, as the law at present stands, prevents their cultivation, although large 'tpracsts of laud. nowi only. bearing blackberries and firze might be made marhket-garde'ns, LAND SURVEYOR. ...

Published: Thursday 15 April 1880
Newspaper: Hull Packet
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 614 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

COMMERCIAL

... per stone, and do. foreign Ge. to Ss. per box; plums 2s. Gd. to 3s. per stone, foreign do. Ds. 3d. and is. 6d. per sieve, blackberries 3s. Gd. to Is. per stons ; celery is. to Is. Sd. per bundle; Brussels sprouts 2s. Gd. to 3s. per peck; cucumbers (frame) ...

Published: Wednesday 20 October 1880
Newspaper: Leeds Mercury
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 11033 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: News 

AILSA CRAIG, A YULE-TIDE TALE

... the not too fertile fields', piced ig up. curious stones' and shells at one time, and t another-picking wild flowers and blackberries, or chasing the much-envied butterfly.' In such sea- sons, too, they had been taken to. pic-nic on hills and in glens ...

Published: Friday 02 January 1880
Newspaper: Hull Packet
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 14606 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: News