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PETTY SESSIONS.
HACKTHORPE - MONDAY, JAN. 5.
 
(Before the REV. W. MARKHAM, and CAP. MARKHAM.)
 
ASSAULT. - HANNAH THWAITES, of Shap, preferred a charge of assault against GEORGE PARKS, of Kings Meaburn.  MR. J. P. SHEPHERD appeared for defendant. - Compl

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 The usual New Year benefactions were dispensed at Edenhall on New Year's day.
 
Two four-year-old prime Highland bullocks, purchased in 1872, from MR. HUDSON of Whale, and fed on the home farm, weighing conjointly nearly 100 stones, slaughtered by WI

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Joseph ISMAY, Thomas COVERLEY, Jonathan POOL and John ISMAY, four men  
residing at Camerton, were charged with having stolen a duck, the property of  
Wilfrid HARRIS, miner of Camerton, on Friday night last.

There was a second charge against the prison...

FACTS and FACETIAE.
 
The oldest Westernn Settler .... The evening sun.
 
WANTED TO KNOW .... Is a baker's son not bred to the business ?
 
WHEN is the weather like the National Debt ? .... When it's unsettled.
 
QUERY .... May a girl be said to have a ringi

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COCKERMOUTH AND WORKINGTON JOINT WATER COMMITTEE.

 

On Thursday afternoon, the annual meeting of the above Committee was held at the Local Board Offices, Washington Street.  There were present:  MESSRS. T. PAISLEY (chairman);  P. WEDGEWOOD,  D.

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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...
On Sunday last two excellent sermons were preached in connection  with the
anniversary of the Primitive Methodist Mission, Grasslot, by Miss. Mary  RIDLEY,
of Prospect. The attendance at both services was large.

 On Tuesday the annual tea meeting was he...
 
A KEEPER SHOT BY POACHERS NEAR ORMSKIRK.
 
Between twelve and one o'clock on Monday morning a gamekeeper named JAMES LEYLAND, in the service of LORD SKELMERSDALE, was shot by a gang of poachers.
 
At the time named, LEYLAND was passing over Hoscar Moss,...
(Before H. FLETCHER, Esq., Chairman, and  R. S. THOMPSON, Esq.)

JUVENILE THIEVES
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Two lads, named Isaac GORTON and George DOUGLAS, one about  eight and the
other about ten years of age, were charged with having stolen  coals from the
works of the ...
BANKRUPTCY OF
MR. H. K.  SPARK.
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A meeting of Mr. SPARKS creditors was held at the Trevelyan  Hotel,
Darlington, on Saturday morning.

 Mr. Charles F. TAYLOR, of Preston, solicitor to the liquidator of the  
Lancashire and Yorkshire Loan and Discount C...