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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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The Times’ Odessa correspondent, writing on April 15, says  -

“Yesterday evening the voluntary cruiser, Nijni- Novgorod,  left this port
with four hundred male and eight female convicts for the island  of Saghalin.

In the afternoon a religious servic

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YESTERDAY’S RUNNING.
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(From our  own Correspondent)

Judge: Mr. HEDLEY       Slipper:  T. WILKINSON

The meet for the final day’s work of this meeting took place  yesterday at
Gretna Station, when a start was made on the farm of Guard Mill, in  a large
f...
 
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.,...
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 money necessary for street  improvements.

 A recommendation of t...
THE PROPOSED
MID-CUMBERLAND  RAILWAY.
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A circular has been issued, dated Penrith, October 28th, and  signed by: -

Dr. TAYLOR

C. FAIRER

T. GLASSON

R. A. TYSON

Jos. EDDY

R. ALLEN

Lancelot T. GLASSON

G. V. SMITH

C. VARTY

T. LAMONBY, which says: -

The...

HOW BANK ROBBERS WERE PUNISHED IN AMERICA.

A correspondent of the New York "Herald" dating Newcastle, Delaware,
December 10 writes: .................

Delaware is too small a State to be really healthy for bank bursters.  Four
distinguished members of t

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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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A miner named John PARK, 29 years of age, residing at Carlton,  near
Egremont, died on Saturday from injuries received in descending Wyndham  Pit, Bigrigg
Moor, on Friday.

The circumstances under which he received the injuries were these: -

He came to th...

SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.

The chairmen of the various railway companies continue to reply to the
circular recently sent to them by the President of the Board of Trade.
There is a certain similarity in the tone and argumentation of all the
replies.  I

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