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On Monday, No. 4 submerged girder of the Tay Bridge was brought ashore.  In
this girder the guard’s van and second class carriage were encased, and to it  
much importance was attached. The iron work now discovered shows unmistakable  
evidence that

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A Dundee telegram says that the later details add considerably to the  loss
of life by the storm of Wednesday, two other boats being reported lost,  
bringing the total loss of life up to 19. Another telegram says that no hope is  now
entertained of

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With great rejoicings and festivity, the marriage of the DUKE OF ST. ALBANS to MISS GRACE OSBORNE was celebrated on Saturday at Newton Annan, near Clonmel, the seat of MR. RALPH BERNAL OSBORNE, M. P., father of the bride.
 
In returning thanks for his

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HARRIS - In Duke Street, Carlisle, on the 17th April, 1880, Elizabeth  
HARRIS, aged 6 months.

PENTLAND - At Fusehill, Carlisle, on the 17th April, 1880, David PENTLAND,  
aged 59 years.

JOHNSTON - In Northumberland Street, Carlisle, on the 18th Apri...
The barque Lorraine sailed on Friday bound to Port Augustus,  South
Australia, with a cargo (1,270 tons) of rails and fish plates from the  West Cumberland
Hematite Iron and Steel Company.

She was towed out to sea by the tug, Confidence,  and  then atta...
(Before H. FLETCHER, Esq., Chairman, and  R. S. THOMPSON, Esq.)

JUVENILE THIEVES
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Two lads, named Isaac GORTON and George DOUGLAS, one about  eight and the
other about ten years of age, were charged with having stolen  coals from the
works of the ...

TESTIMONIAL TO MR. JOHN SLINGER, OF WARCOP.

On Friday evening, the 2nd inst., a large and influential meeting was held in the Temperance Hall, at Warcop, for the purpose of presenting to MR. JOHN SLINGER, a valuable testimonial as a token of the gener

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FATAL ACCIDENT AT WILLIAM  PIT.

On Tuesday night a young man named Thomas MILLER, residing in  Mount
Pleasant, was killed in the yard at William Pit.

 The deceased was employed there as a wagoner, and was letting a  railway
truck filled with coal out fro...
William James HOLLAND, (the younger), of Maryport, carter, was charged with  
having cruelly worked a horse whilst in an unfit condition, on the 6th of  
October last.

Mr. Frederick ROBINSON, Inspector of the Society for the Prevention of  
Cruelty to An...
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The usual monthly meeting of the Gas Committee was held at the  harbour
Office on Tuesday afternoon last. Mr. MANDLE presided, and other members  present
were: -

Mr. CAREY

Mr. ROSS

Mr. BARNES

Mr. FLINN

Mr. WALKER

 The Clerk produced applications and ...