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Yesterday afternoon, Dr. ELLIOT, coroner, held an inquest in the  Charlotte
Street Schoolroom, as to the death of Thomas LANCASTER, a boy of seven  years.
Margaret LANCASTER, the mother of the deceased, said her husband was a  
stonemason, and they h...

ARRIVAL AT ST. PETERSBURG.
 
The DUKE OF EDINBURGH, attended by COLONEL COLVILLE and CAPTAIN HAIG, arrived at St. Petersburg on Sunday afternoon, in good health and capital spirits.  About an hour previously, the Imperial carriage and sledges arrived a

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Farewell Words


Our Dublin correspondent telegraphs that the Duchess of  Marlborough has
addressed a letter to the distressed districts of Ireland,  written in English and
Irish, and dated Viceregal Lodge, Dublin, April  21.

Her Grace says before leavi...

 

LOCAL & DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE.

 

 

NOTICE. - A well-known local gentleman, a literateur of some standing, who is at present travellin' in Scotland, will shortly contribute to the "Star" a series of interesting papers entitled "Notes on a journe

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POLICE COURT , KENDAL
 
SATURDAY.
Before W. LONGMIRE and G. E. WILSON, Esqrs.
 
EVADING TOLL.
 
ROBERT THISTLETHWAITE, Forest Hall, was charged with driving over a private road, thereby evading toll, and was fined 10s and costs.
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RE-DEDICATION OF KIRKBY STEPHEN CHURCH.
 
The noble old Church of Kirkby Stephen - Cathedral-like in its proportions, design, and arrangments - was on Tuesday last (the Feast of the Epiphany) solemnly rededicated to the service of God.
 
Few parish churc

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Serious Accident

       On Friday last, the 23rd instant, about a quarter before seven
o'clock, a young man named Henry DAVIS, about 17 years of age, and a seaman on board
the Douro, Captain REID, now lying alongside the Ore Tongue was engaged in...
BROTHER GARDNER
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Remarked Brother Gardner of the Limekiln Club, “I fur one, hev been pained  
to observe a growin’ desire on de part o’ cull’d folkes to knock deir chill’
en  down wid silver-plated front names. Up in my block ebery cabin hez a
Ho...
AGRICULTURAL GATHERING AT APPLEBY.
 
On Saturday last, the MESSRS. BUCK, agents for the sale of MESSRS. GOULDINGS' celebrated manures, held their annual receipt at the Black Bull Inn, Appleby;  after which a dinner was given to their patrons, and betwe...

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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