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PETTY SESSIONS.
HACKTHORPE - MONDAY, JAN. 5.
 
(Before the REV. W. MARKHAM, and CAP. MARKHAM.)
 
ASSAULT. - HANNAH THWAITES, of Shap, preferred a charge of assault against GEORGE PARKS, of Kings Meaburn.  MR. J. P. SHEPHERD appeared for defendant. - Compl

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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...
The body of Dr. KENEALY was removed from his London residence in  Tavistock
Square yesterday afternoon, and taken to Victoria Street for  conveyance to
Hingleton, in Sussex, where the funeral will take place  to-day.

About 2000 persons had assembled ...

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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THE BLUE RIBBON MOVEMENT
AT  WORKINGTON.
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The meetings conducted by the working ton Branch of the Blue  Ribbon Army
continue to create widespread interest, and the number of members is  now over
1,500.

 A working men’s meeting was held on Saturday ev...
Under the auspices of the members of the Harrington Reading-room and  
Literary Association a concert was given in the Victoria Hall, on Monday  evening.
Fortunately the weather was favorable, and a large company gathered  together.
The Rev. A. F. CURWE...

THE HERALD OFFICE
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1874.
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With the "Herald" of to-day Jan. 3rd.
a Sheet Almanack for 1874, is Presented
to each subscriber, in accordance with our
usual custom.
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LOCAL & DISTRICT NEWS

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WORKINGTON.

At the Workington police Court on Wednesday, Thomas TRAINER,  labourer,
Workington, was charged with having stolen a piece of ham, the  property of Charles
James FOX, provision dealer, on Saturday night last.

Prosecutor stated that on the nig...

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

Where Moderation dwells, the Soul admits Distinct Ideas, and Matur'd Debate; an Eye Impartial, and an Even Scale................Hence Wisdom found, and unrepenting Choice

This Paper m...

A Dundee telegram says that the later details add considerably to the  loss
of life by the storm of Wednesday, two other boats being reported lost,  
bringing the total loss of life up to 19. Another telegram says that no hope is  now
entertained of

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