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FATAL ACCIDENT AT WILLIAM  PIT.

On Tuesday night a young man named Thomas MILLER, residing in  Mount
Pleasant, was killed in the yard at William Pit.

 The deceased was employed there as a wagoner, and was letting a  railway
truck filled with coal out fro...

 

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The French Government is about to build an absolutely unsinkable man-of-war.  This will be accomplished by the use of a product of cocoa-nut fibre, so elastic that if pierced, the hole closes of itself.

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SPIL

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The usual monthly meeting of the members  of the above society was held on
Monday at the Presbyterian School-room,  Kirkby-street. The attendance of
teachers and scholars was above average, and  the attention bestowed on the various
parts of the program...

The Ullswater Fox Hounds will meet on Saturday, Jan. 10th, at Abbey Gate, for "The Divisions;" on Tuesday, the 12th, at Lazonby Fell;  and on Thursday, the 15th, at Barron Wood, - at 10.30 a.m.
 
The Greystoke Beagles will meet on Monday, the 12th Jan.

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ALARMING COLLISION.
 
A somewhat alarming collision occurred on Saturday forenoon, about twenty minutes past eleven o'clock, near Shap Station, of the Lancaster and Carlisle section of the London and North-Western Railway.  The passenger train which le

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On Tuesday evening a meeting of traders was held at the Golden  Lion Hotel,
Maryport, in connexion with the New Steam Shipping Company, by whom  it is
proposed to establish steamship communications between Liverpool and  Maryport and
other ports on the ...


SECOND DAY. - WEDNESDAY
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 Mr. Justice DAY took his seat on the Bench about twenty-five minutes  after
ten o’clock, and at once proceeded with the trial of the only remaining  case
in the Calendar. Before his Lordship arrived every available seat in ...
At the Birmingham Police Court, on Wednesday, John LLOYD,  Albert EVANS, and
Ada EVANS, were remanded for a week on a charge of stealing a  portmanteau,
with £800 worth of jewellery, from a train on the London and  Northwestern
Railway, between Birmi...