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THE OAR, THE WHEEL, AND THE PLOUGH.

THE OAR, THE WHEEL, AND THE PLOUGH.

The history of tlese inventions is so old that it is lost in the darkness of aitiquity. I think they are matters of interesting speculatim; and if it be true that man in his infancy learned fron the observations of nature, depend upon it nature has n)t told all nor a twentieth p
October 19, 1861 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
SUICIDE OF VISCOUNT FORTH,

SUICIDE OF VISCOUNT FORTH,

Viscount Forth has destroyed himself. This event took place at Gloucester on 'the 8th, inst. The late viscount was the only son of the Earl of Perth, and, as will be remembered, his name figured conspicuously in a divorce case, some months ago, in which some sad revela- tions of
October 19, 1861 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
J OUTLINES OF THE WEEK.

J OUTLINES OF THE WEEK.

OUTLINES OF THE WEEK. CITY correspondents persist in their remonstrances against the continued fall in Consols, but, nevertheless the downward tendency continues. The financial operations of the Bank of France, coupled -with the an- nouncement of a new French loan, and the gloomy
October 19, 1861 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
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picel m Hard labour on his father's farm. He went to school at intervals, amounting in the aggregate to about a year, which was all the school education he ever re- ceived. At the age of 19 he made a-trip to New Orleans as a hired hand upon a flat boat. In March ,1830 he re- move
October 19, 1861 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
SPIDERS AND THEIR THREAD.

SPIDERS AND THEIR THREAD.

IN the introduction to Entomology," by Kirby and Spence, there is a very curious description of the process by which the spider weaves its web. After describing the four spin- ners, as they are termed, from which the visible threads proceed, the writer goes on to mention that th
November 17, 1855 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
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MONMOUTHSHIRE. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. WILLIAM DAVIS, AT the KING'S HEAD INN, USK, on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER, 23rd, 1855, at Four o'clock in the afternoon, (subject to conditions of sale to be then produced), the fol- lowing COPPICE WOODS: AND TIMBER TREES, Lot 1. The present fal
November 17, 1855 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
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QUADRILLE PARTY On the Railway Bridge at Usk. One of the floors of the Railway Bridge, over the Usk, being now complete, the Contractors have consented to al- low a Quadrille Party to take place on the above bridge, on WEDNESDAY, the 1st of AUGUST next, for the benefit of William
July 28, 1855 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
I MISCELLANEOUS NEWS.

I MISCELLANEOUS NEWS.

MISCELLANEOUS NEWS. A RECENTLY published return of the colliery accidents in North- umberland and Durham establishes the very gratifying fact of a gradual decrease of casualties since 1851. In that year the total number of accidents was 160 in 1852, 155 1853,150 1854,127 and for
September 29, 1855 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
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J. H. CLARK, PRINTER, BOOKSELLER, & STATIONER, USK. Has on sale, a choice assortment of Bibles, Church Services, and Prayer books, from lOd. up to 25s. each. USK. HERBERT WILLIAMS, CHEMIST" & DRUGGIST. Physicians' prescriptions accurately dispensed. Horse and Cattle Medicines car
September 29, 1855 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales
 
COALS.

COALS.

DEC. 12.—West Hartley :—Bates, 18s; Hastings, 18s 6d; Holywell, 18s 3d; Wylam Hartley, 18s 3d per ten. Walls- end:—Harton, 21s; Heaton, 20s 9d Riddell, 20s 9d; Het- ton, 23s; South Hetton, 22s 9d; Tees, 23s; Hartlepool, 22s 9d per ton. Ships at market, 32; sold, 24; unsold, 8.
December 22, 1855 - Usk Observer - Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales