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Under the auspices of the members of the Harrington Reading-room and  
Literary Association a concert was given in the Victoria Hall, on Monday  evening.
Fortunately the weather was favorable, and a large company gathered  together.
The Rev. A. F. CURWE...

       A few weeks ago a lady of genteel appearance. rather below the middle
size and pretty looking, called at the shop of Mr. MOORE, in the Market-Place,
and requested him to put up three pairs of shoes to fit two children of the
respective age...
The Board of Trade returns of railway casualties, issued yesterday, show  
that during the past year the total number of persons killed on the railways was  
1038, and 8573 were injured, 500 of those killed and 1800 of those injured
being  railway se...
WORKINGTON.

At the Workington police Court on Wednesday, Thomas TRAINER,  labourer,
Workington, was charged with having stolen a piece of ham, the  property of Charles
James FOX, provision dealer, on Saturday night last.

Prosecutor stated that on the nig...

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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MARYPORT LITERARY AND
SCIENTIFIC  SOCIETY.

 At a meeting of the above Society in the George-Street School room,  on
Tuesday evening next, the 7th inst., at Eight o’clock, Mr. Thomas THOMPSON  will
deliver a lecture entitled, “Leaves from the Note...
This young lady, who has been conducting  mission services in the Primitive
Methodist Chapel, Maryport, during the last  six weeks and attracting very
large audiences of all denominations of  Christians, is, we understand about to
leave Maryport for ano...

On Wednesday Mr. Norris NICHOLSON and a jury of 23 gentlemen concluded  an
inquiry at the White Hart, Brislington, Bristol, into the sanity of Mr.  Charles
Pierre MELLY, a member of the firm of MELLY Brothers, merchants,  Liverpool.
The petitioner in

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THE BLUE RIBBON MOVEMENT
AT  WORKINGTON.
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The meetings conducted by the working ton Branch of the Blue  Ribbon Army
continue to create widespread interest, and the number of members is  now over
1,500.

 A working men’s meeting was held on Saturday ev...

by our Special Correspondent.

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If SIR HENRY THOMPSON, the eminent surgeon, who was knighted several years ago for an operation on the the Qu

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