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OPENING OF A CHAPEL AT EAMONT BRIDGE.

The new iron chapel just built in the village of Eamont, was opened for
divine service on Sunday last.  It was built by Mr. CHARLES KENT, of 297,
Euston-road, London in about two months, and the contract was £280.
  

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The bodies of a man, a woman and a child have been found in a  canal on the
outskirts of Sheffield. The woman has been identified as Lucy  Oldfield, and
the child, who was about 12 months old, is hers. She was a  domestic servant,
and had been out of...
THE WEDDING DAY.

I called her baby once; she lay

 A helpless burden in Love’s arms;

I curled the rings of shining gold,

 And watched the swift unfolding charms;

I sang her lullabies each eve,

 I tucked her up, with a kiss on kiss,

A thought the world...

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On Monday morning, CHARLES DAWSON,  EDWARD GOUGH,  and  WILLIAM THOMPSON, the three men who had been confined in Durham Gaol under sentence of death, were executed inside the prison in the presence of MR. RICHARD BOWSER, the under-sheriff, and his of

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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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To the Editor of the Maryport Advertiser.

Sir, - Now that the donning of the Blue Ribbon is recognized all over  the
country as a great power in promoting sobriety and crushing out the curse of  
drunkenness, it behoves all who profess its principles to...
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...
During Sunday and Monday considerable consternation prevailed in the  city
owing to a rumour that a woman had been murdered on the Sands on Saturday  
evening. Happily the rumour was unfounded.

A shocking outrage however, had been committed on a youn...
Shortly after 4 o’clock on Wednesday morning, the fire brigade received  
information of a fire in Charlton Street, Somers Town, London.

Engines from St. Pancras, Holborn, Clerkenwell, and other station promptly  
attended. The fire proved to be at t...