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At the Manchester Assizes on Friday, Eliza WEBBER, well known as  “Mazeppa”
and “Joan of Arc” in the theatrical world, sued the Lancashire and  Yorkshire
Railway Company for damages for false imprisonment.

She had been performing at Preston Theatre, ...

THE HERALD OFFICE
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1874.
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With the "Herald" of to-day Jan. 3rd.
a Sheet Almanack for 1874, is Presented
to each subscriber, in accordance with our
usual custom.
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LOCAL & DISTRICT NEWS

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FRIEND OR FOE ?

New Year, com'st thou as friend or foe ?
"Nay, I know not;  but this I know,
Thou must wrestle a fall with me,
And I or thou must conqueror be !"

..............' Good Cheer '
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WRECKERS.

[ From "Storm Warriors" by t

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THE HEIGHT OF MEANNESS is running in debt for one's holiday presents.  -
'The Hornet'

MR. HENRY DEANE, a local solicitor, has been *****ed coroner for the
Northern Division of Leicestershire.

KARL COWPER having resigned the office of Captain of the Gen

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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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Further explorations by Mr. ROBINSON and other in a field near the well  
known Roman Road at Maryport resulted in unearthing a Roman altar or monumental  
stone on Saturday.

It consists of an octagonal shaft springing from a fluted base; on the  upp...
GEORGE MOORE MEMORIAL  HALL,
MEALSGATE.
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On Tuesday  evening last, the first of the third series of  lectures for the
winter season was delivered in the George Moore Memorial Hall,  Mealsgate, by
Mr. Thomas THOMPSON, of Maryport. Mr. T. P. MARTIN pres...
THE NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL UNION.
 
We have already laid before our readers the more salient points of the Educational League which was in existence a considerable time before the National Educational Union.
 
In order that our readers may be able to weigh...
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...