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SWINFEN's ELECTURY,

For the STONE and GRAVEL.

Hac Medicina Viris Lapidis incidere prestat.

A medicine proved from a long Series of private Practices to be of the greatest Efficacy in giving immediate case ease in the most excruciating Fits...
There have been no arrivals from foreign ports this week. The vessels  
arriving coastwise with cargoes have been the:

 The Earl of Stair and Industry, from Port William, with pit  wood.

The Harriet, from Dromore, with pit wood.

The ss Swift and Shannon,...
OPINION PIECE

For the CUMBERLAND PACQUET.

Many speculative men (amongst whom I doubt not may be some of your Readers) having lately been engaged in a controversy concerning BERKLEY's opinion of a material world, I shall, with your leave, take the liber...

Dreadful Thunder Storm

       About midnight on Friday, the 23rd instant, this town was visited by a
most appalling thunderstorm, of several hours duration. During Friday, as
well as throughout the week, the atmosphere had been close and sultry, ...

MARRIAGES.

CARR - PEARSON - At St. John's, Skirwith, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. MR.
HELPS,  Mr. JOHN CARR, farmer, to Miss PEARSON, dressmaker, both of
Skirwith.

SEWELL - BEWSHER - At Orton Parish Church, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. J.
S. SISSON, vic

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MR. PLATT, M.P., ON THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
 
On Saturday night, MR. PLATT, one of the members for Oldham, addressed a meeting in connection with the Working Men's Liberal Association.
 
In the course of his speech, he said that although a churchman hims...

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

...
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...

POLICE COURT
WIGTON - TUESDAY.
(Before E.  FIDLER, Esq.)

DISOBEYING ORDERS
AT THE WORKHOUSE

Joseph HEWITSON, an inmate of the workhouse at Wigton, was charged with  
disobeying orders in the house.

Miss. LOWTHER (the assistant matron) proved the offe

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The usual monthly meeting of the Gas Committee was held at the  harbour
Office on Tuesday afternoon last. Mr. MANDLE presided, and other members  present
were: -

Mr. CAREY

Mr. ROSS

Mr. BARNES

Mr. FLINN

Mr. WALKER

 The Clerk produced applications and ...