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After a long interregnum, the members of the Penrith Farmers' Club met on Tuesday in their room to hear a lecture by MR. LANCASTER, of Catterlen Hall, on "Our Farming Prospects".  MR. W. HESKETT presided, and there was a fair attendance of members. 

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WORKINGTON LOCAL BOARD.

 

The usual monthly meeting was held on Tuesday evening.  After the minutes of the last meeting had been signed, MR. A. PEILE moved, on behalf of MR. S. W. BRADBURY, that a general district rate at 1s. 3d in the L. be lev

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We have the best authority for stating that a paragraph which has  been going
the round of the local papers in reference to the Maryport Hematite  Iron
Company, is totally incorrect.

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 No reply has yet been received...

MALE INFANT FOUND.  An inquest has been held in the hamlet of Greenham, near
Newbury, on the body of a male infant found in a pond, wrapped in a portion
of a dress.  The result of a post-mortem examination showed that the child
had been strangled by

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AGRICULTURAL GATHERING AT APPLEBY.
 
On Saturday last, the MESSRS. BUCK, agents for the sale of MESSRS. GOULDINGS' celebrated manures, held their annual receipt at the Black Bull Inn, Appleby;  after which a dinner was given to their patrons, and betwe...

DEATH OF A BARONET./CODRINGTON

The death of Sir WILLIAM RAIMOND CODRINGTON, Bart., took place at Chateau de
la Boullaye, his residence at Montfort, in Brittany, on the 17th Dec., at
the age of 67 years.  The deceased was the only son of the late Sir W

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On Monday morning, CHARLES DAWSON,  EDWARD GOUGH,  and  WILLIAM THOMPSON, the three men who had been confined in Durham Gaol under sentence of death, were executed inside the prison in the presence of MR. RICHARD BOWSER, the under-sheriff, and his of

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CAPE TOWN, March 30, via Plymouth.

The Select Committee of the Transvaal Legislative Council, to whom the  
Native Hut Tax Bill was referred for report, have recommended that the tax  should
be increased from 10s, as originally proposed, to 20s, and ...
CARTERS. - Wanted, Carters; constant work and good wages, at  Hotchberry
Quarries, Brigham.

-Apply to the Manager at the Works.

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WANTED, at Term, by a middle aged person, a situation as Working  Housekeeper
to a lady or gentleman.

-Apply, M. M., ...
In aid of the funds of the Wesleyan Missionary Society special  services were
preached in the Wesleyan Chapel, Workington, on Sunday last.

 Sermons were preached morning and evening by the Rev. J. KERNICK, the  
junior minister for the Workington circui...