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Mrs Cunninghame Graham.

Mrs Cunninghame Graham, wife of the ;: »•■."!*•!■ for North- West 'Lanarkshire,: de; livereci the other evening a lecture in' the Tyne Theatre, Newcastle, on the subject .-.* "F-ir7nt*-(^ Ci* inewsnf jar,-.;*!." Though i I;- iv.-l Mi I 1!; rS ■■.-!. ti'iham is a lady of Spanish descent, born in South America. Her life has been largely one of travel and adventure. She is said to have undertaken,: before' *th 6 Railway opened up that region, • the hazardous journey from San Antonio de Bejar, in Texas, to the city of Mexico, a distance of 1200 .miles by prairii! and mountain roads.-' The writer of a pulriisiidri '*!;<!tclt of her career tells us that she is dotnuiii ;to Spain, where she has many friends, and that when she gets tired of England she takes long' rides through its wildest and remotest districts, accompanied by a woman servant, a soldier, and a Colt's .revolver-^-the latter in case of danger. She is, moreover, a good shot and a capital billiard player. "Mrs Cunninghame Graham dislikes London and English society, her preference, we are told, being for "an al fresco life."

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Mrs Cunninghame Graham., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890

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Mrs Cunninghame Graham. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890

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