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On Wednesday evening a sale of property by auction took place in  the Saving
Bank’s large room. Mr. William BROWN was the auctioneer.

 The property consisted of two shops in Wilson Street, Workington, and  a
shop and dwelling house in the same street, a...
This young lady, who has been conducting  mission services in the Primitive
Methodist Chapel, Maryport, during the last  six weeks and attracting very
large audiences of all denominations of  Christians, is, we understand about to
leave Maryport for ano...
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., ...

WHOLESALE MARRIAGES.

The "Echo" says: - It has been the custom in many large parishes to
distribute the marriage service, when a great number of couples are to be
married, by reading the opening and closing portions 'pro bono publico', and
only repeat

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On Wednesday Mr. Norris NICHOLSON and a jury of 23 gentlemen concluded  an
inquiry at the White Hart, Brislington, Bristol, into the sanity of Mr.  Charles
Pierre MELLY, a member of the firm of MELLY Brothers, merchants,  Liverpool.
The petitioner in

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Items of news by the mail are as follows: -

The N.W. Provinces Rent Bill and Revenue Bill have both passed the Supreme
Legislative Council.

At the meeting of the Bengal Social Science Association, SIR GEORGE CAMPBELL
was elected President for next year

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NOTICE.

For greater convenience, and in order that the interests of our  Workington
subscribers and advertisers may be properly attended to, our  BRANCH-OFFICE in
the town will in future be at the shop of Mr. J. E. CARMICHAEL,  News Agent,
Finkle-Street,...
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...
NEARLY LOST.

A wedding party were making merry one evening this week, and  one of the
invited guests, whose eyes seem to have been dazzled by the extra  number of
lights in use to warn people of the danger of a too near acquaintance  with the
sewerage wo...

FACTS AND FACETIAE.

"Shall I cut this loin of mutton saddlewise !" said a gentleman.  "No", said
one of his guests, "cut it bridlewise, for then I may have a chance to get a
bit in my mouth."
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HOW, INDEED ? - "Gracious marcy me !" exclaim

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