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A very worthy man, who evidently admired Mrs. Siddons, even in her  mature
widowhood, was asked by a friend why he did not propose and marry  her.

“Marry her!” he exclaimed, thinking only of the dignified and majestic  
creature he had seen in Lady M...
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...
“WOODWORKER,” an Indian chief, says he has never seen a grey haired  Indian
in his life, and he has seen some over ninety years old. It is because an  
Indian has no trouble, no worriment, or anything that way. Let an Indian start a  
twenty-four col
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Professor TYNDALL’s words in unveiling the statue of Carlyle will  contribute
to a national object, the extrication of CARLYLE’s memory from the  rubbish
heaps of a barren and hateful controversy.

 “The cloud passes away, and the mountain in its solid g...
On Tuesday last, chiefly through the exertions of Mr. H. BANKS,  the local
collector, and some ladies, a bazaar in aid of the Derby Railway  Servants’
Orphanage was held in the New Market-Hall, Whitehaven.

 The bazaar was opened by Mr. A. ENTWISTLE, dis...
The usual monthly meeting of this Board was held  yesterday, Mr. E. H. BANKS
in the chair.

 Mr. TWENTYMAN gave notice that at next meeting he would  propose that the
Board should borrow the money necessary for street  improvements.

 A recommendation of t...

No. 132    3d. Week    VOL. III    4th Quarter     Price Three-pence

Where Moderation dwells, the Soul admits Distinct Ideas, and Matur'd Debate; an Eye Impartial, and an Even Scale................Hence Wisdom found, and unrepenting Choice

This Paper m...
On Saturday the usual evening concert was held in the  Market-Hall, when the
room, as has been on the usual previous occasions, was  crowded. The programme
was equal to previous ones, and the chair was occupied by  Mr. T. NICHOLSON,
who in opening the p...
MANSION HOUSE AND LAND AT LOWESWATER
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To be sold, pursuant to an Order of the High Court of Chancery, made in a
cause SMITH vs. SPROULE, with the approbation of the Honourable Sir George ROSE,
one of the Masters of the said Court,

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Dear Public, lend me your ear,
I have a tale to tell, which you must hear;
Be gracious, then, your time I will not waste,
Nor by a word that’s false offend your taste.
My subject is not classic, byt tis better,
Because’tis true, true to the very letter.
Th...