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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 ...

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...
SINGULAR OCCURRENCE AT SEA.  -   MR. DOBIGNY, of the firm of DOBIGNY, RHETT and Co., Bahia, writes
"I arrived on the 25th November at Liverpool, after a most tedious and long voyage from Bahia, in the three-masted schooner "Seminole", CAPTAIN JOHN M...


 The usual monthly meeting of this Board was held  yesterday, Mr. E. H. BANKS
in the chair.

 Mr. TWENTYMAN gave notice that at next meeting he would  propose that the
Board should borrow the m...
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.


 No reply has yet been received...


CARR - PEARSON - At St. John's, Skirwith, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. MR.
HELPS,  Mr. JOHN CARR, farmer, to Miss PEARSON, dressmaker, both of

SEWELL - BEWSHER - At Orton Parish Church, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. J.
S. SISSON, vic



 At a meeting of the above Society in the George-Street School room,  on
Tuesday evening next, the 7th inst., at Eight o’clock, Mr. Thomas THOMPSON  will
deliver a lecture entitled, “Leaves from the Note...
On Wednesday evening the Maryport Branch of the Blue Ribbon Army  commenced
the “winter’s campaign” by a united prayer meeting in the Athenaeum,  
Maryport. There was a large attendance. Last night a public meeting was held in  the
same place, and was p...
HARRIS - In Duke Street, Carlisle, on the 17th April, 1880, Elizabeth  
HARRIS, aged 6 months.

PENTLAND - At Fusehill, Carlisle, on the 17th April, 1880, David PENTLAND,  
aged 59 years.

JOHNSTON - In Northumberland Street, Carlisle, on the 18th Apri...


WORKINGTON STAR, July 6, 1888, pg. 4 / Sermon by REV. J. HODGSON on the Burned Parish Church.


The sermon below was delivered last Sunday morning in St. Michael's Parish Room by the REV. J. HODGSON, one of the curates in charge.  We need make n