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EVENING SERVICE IN THE PARISH CHURCH.
 
For some time the matter of lighting the Parish Church with gas on the Sunday evenings, was discussed not only in the columns of the newspapers, but elsewhere, and the result was, the scheme was properly sanction...
On Monday night last the members of I. O. G. T. “Hope” Lodge, No. 106,  held
their weekly session in the Templar’s Hall, at high Seaton. The lodge was  
opened in due form by the W. C. T. Brother J. SHILTON. There was an average  
attendance. One visito...
AVERAGE PRICE OF CORN.

SUFFOLK

Wheat 4s 9d

Rye 2s 9d

Barley 2s 2d

Oats 1s 20d

Beans 1s 8d

YORK

Wheat 5s

Rye 3s

Barley

2s 3d

Oats 1s 20d

Beans 2s 8d

DURHAM

Wheat 5s 2d

Rye 3s 9d

Barley 2s 4d

Oats 1s 7d

Beans 3s 11d

NORTHUM.

Wheat 4s 5d

Rye 3s 4d

Barley2s

Oats 1s 6d

Beans 3s 1...
The annual services in connection with the London Missionary  Society were
held on Sunday last in the Congregational Church, South William  Street.

 The sermons were preached in the morning by the Rev. J. RENNIE, M.  A.,
pastor, and in the evening by th...

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GEORGE INN, COCKERMOUTH.

TO be SOLD, in Public Sale, on Wednesday the 14th of May next, and the following Days, at the George Inn in COCKERMOUTH, the Property of JOHN YOUNGHUSBAND, being a large Assortment of household goods and furnitu...
At the Maryport Police Court, on Saturday last, Thomas TODHUNTER,  labourer,
Maryport, was charged with having been drunk and disorderly, and  having
assaulted Police-constable ATKINSON whilst in the execution of his duty,  at half
past ten o’clock on F...
THE COURTS, PENRITH. - SATURDAY

(Before J. JAMESON, Esq., and Dr.  WICKHAM)
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ALLEDGED THEFT OF A  WATCH.
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John HAUGH, farm servant, Matterdale, was charged with  stealing a watch, the
property of Philip MATTINSON, from the Pack Horse Inn,  Pe

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A VERY EXTRAORDINARY PERSON.
 The following is said to have been copied literally from an old tombstone in Scotland:
 
"Here lies the body of ALEXANDER MACPHERSON,
Who was a very extraordinary person,
Who was two yards high in his stocking feet.
And kept h

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The Commission of Winter Assizes for the counties of Cumberland  and
Westmorland, grouped as Assize County No. 1, was opened on Monday night by  Mr.
Justice DAY. His Lordship was timed to arrive by the train from London  reaching
Carlisle at twenty m...

 

COCKERMOUTH AND WORKINGTON JOINT WATER COMMITTEE.

 

On Thursday afternoon, the annual meeting of the above Committee was held at the Local Board Offices, Washington Street.  There were present:  MESSRS. T. PAISLEY (chairman);  P. WEDGEWOOD,  D.

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