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COCKERMOUTH - MONDAY
(Before Canon  HOSKINS and W. ALEXANDER, Esq.)

Joseph BELL, Kirkgate, was fined 10s for neglecting to send  two of his
children regularly to school; but on certain representations being  made to the
Bench, the penalty was remitte

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At the resumed Miner’s Conference at Manchester on Saturday, the  question of
restricting the output of coal was considered. What conclusion was  arrived
at it is not deemed prudent to state, but a National Conference is to be  held
in Leeds on the 5th ...

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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On Monday night last the members of I. O. G. T. “Hope” Lodge, No. 106,  held
their weekly session in the Templar’s Hall, at high Seaton. The lodge was  
opened in due form by the W. C. T. Brother J. SHILTON. There was an average  
attendance. One visito...
FATAL ACCIDENT AT WILLIAM  PIT.

On Tuesday night a young man named Thomas MILLER, residing in  Mount
Pleasant, was killed in the yard at William Pit.

 The deceased was employed there as a wagoner, and was letting a  railway
truck filled with coal out fro...
 
DEATHS.
 
On the 27th ult., in Gandy-street, in this town, MR. GEORGE JOHNSON, cattle dealer, in the 41st year of his age.
 
On the 28th ult., in Stricklandgate, in this town, JANE, widow of the late MR. JOHN STRICKLAND, aged 76 years.
 
On the 26th ult.,...

 

OPENING OF PRESBYTERIAN MISSION SCHOOL AT WORKINGTON.

 

On Sunday, the new Presbyterian Mission School at the Marsh Side, was formally opened.  The school has been erected in Southey Street to meet the requirements of a number of Presbyterians l

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THE CUMBERLAND PACQUET and Ware's Whitehaven Advertiser,                                 Tuesday,April 22, 1777

No. 132    3d. Week    VOL. III    4th Quarter     Price Three-pence

Where Moderation dwells, the Soul admits Distinct Ideas, and Matur'd De...
THE WEDDING DAY.

I called her baby once; she lay

 A helpless burden in Love’s arms;

I curled the rings of shining gold,

 And watched the swift unfolding charms;

I sang her lullabies each eve,

 I tucked her up, with a kiss on kiss,

A thought the world...
To the Editor of the Maryport Advertiser.

Sir, - Now that the donning of the Blue Ribbon is recognized all over  the
country as a great power in promoting sobriety and crushing out the curse of  
drunkenness, it behoves all who profess its principles to...