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MARYPORT - FRIDAY
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(Before R. RITSON, J. ADDISON, and J.  RITSON, Esqs.)

Thomas CARRUTHERS, of Camerton, was fined 12s for being drunk  and disorderly
and 40s for assaulting P. C. WATSON; and W. CARRUTHERS, Jas  BLACK, and F.
WALKER were fined 2

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A miner named John PARK, 29 years of age, residing at Carlton,  near
Egremont, died on Saturday from injuries received in descending Wyndham  Pit, Bigrigg
Moor, on Friday.

The circumstances under which he received the injuries were these: -

He came to th...
Mr. Craig SELLAR, M. P., writing to his constituents at Jedburgh,  states
that the great measure of next session will, in all probability, be a  Local
Government Bill of a comprehensive character, for which there is more  necessity
in England than in Sc...

Letters to the Editor.

KIRKBYTHORE NATIONAL SCHOOL.

Dear Sir, - A letter having appeared in your last week's issue, emanating
from "A poor Householder," which was altogether so onesided and calculated
to give a wrong impression throughout the country w

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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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15, FINKLE - STREET, WORKINGTON.

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Yesterday afternoon, Dr. ELLIOT, coroner, held an inquest in the  Charlotte
Street Schoolroom, as to the death of Thomas LANCASTER, a boy of seven  years.
Margaret LANCASTER, the mother of the deceased, said her husband was a  
stonemason, and they h...
During Sunday and Monday considerable consternation prevailed in the  city
owing to a rumour that a woman had been murdered on the Sands on Saturday  
evening. Happily the rumour was unfounded.

A shocking outrage however, had been committed on a youn...

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, ...
Shortly after 4 o’clock on Wednesday morning, the fire brigade received  
information of a fire in Charlton Street, Somers Town, London.

Engines from St. Pancras, Holborn, Clerkenwell, and other station promptly  
attended. The fire proved to be at t...