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from PUNCH.
 
SONG OF THE FENIAN SCRIBE.
 
A writer I am, of the Fenian Press;
In an Irish Republic belief I profess;
    With my rant of High Treason, and readers so g...

PENRITH BOARD OF HEALTH.

The fortnightly meeting of the members of the above Board took place on
Saturday, last, in the Public Offices, Sandgate.  Mr. JAMES GRAHAM presided,
and the members present were Messrs. B. GOODBURN,  W. B. ARNISON,  W. LYNN,
J

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The case of SHEWARD v. Lord LONSDALE (the horse dealing case), it is  said,
has been struck out of the cause list.

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FREEMASONRY.

The Earl of Bective, M. P., Provincial Grand Superintendent, has summoned  
the Provincial Grand Chapter of Cum...

APPLEBY - On Tuesday last, the volunteer bellringers of St. Lawrence, Appleby, held their annual Supper at the house of MISS HANSON, when about sixteen partook of the good things served up in excellent style by that lady, after which a pleasant eveni

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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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LOCAL AND DISTRICT NEWS.
 
KENDAL FORTNIGHTLY FAIR. - At Monday's market there was a very poor stock, and purchasers met with a great disappointment having to go away without buying.  Calving cows were scarce and dear.  Prices: Best beef, 7-1/2d to 7-3...
PRESENTATION AT BARUGH FARM, NEAR ORTON.
 
On Saturday evening last, a number of the farmers, neighbours, and friends of MR. JOHN DIXON, of the above farm, met at his house, for the purpose of presenting a purse of money raised by subscription in the n...
THE PANTIN TRAGEDY.
 
THE DISCOVERY OF THE LAST BODY.
 
The Paris correspondent gives details of the discovery of the body of the elder KINCK, from which it appears that immediately after the confession of the murderer, an officer of justice was despatch...
PIGEON SHOOTING MATCH AT  
WORKINGTON.
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On Tuesday afternoon a pigeon shooting match took place at  Workington in a
field near Siddick Junction,  between George LOWDEN, of  Frizington, and Joseph
PINGUCY, of Workington. The following was the result,  ...

TOWN TALK.

BY OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.
[Our readers will understand that we do not hold ourselves responsible for
our able Corresondent's opinions.]

This has not been a sensational year, but it has been marked by some very
remarkable conclusions of ev

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