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Local Intelligence



       The Earl of LONSDALE has recently contributed the handsome sum of £
100 towards the re-erection of Cockermouth Church.



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       Mr. LOWES of Scotch-street, in this town , was on Wednesday elected
Secretary o...

SIR R. C. MUSGRAVE, Bart., has, with the usual liberality manifested at Eden
Hall, sent £10 to the Vicar of Kirkoswald, to be distributed among the poor
of that parish.
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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.

The CUMBERLAND FOX HOUNDS will meet on Monday, Ja

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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...

DEATH OF A BARONET./CODRINGTON

The death of Sir WILLIAM RAIMOND CODRINGTON, Bart., took place at Chateau de
la Boullaye, his residence at Montfort, in Brittany, on the 17th Dec., at
the age of 67 years.  The deceased was the only son of the late Sir W

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 The usual New Year benefactions were dispensed at Edenhall on New Year's day.
 
Two four-year-old prime Highland bullocks, purchased in 1872, from MR. HUDSON of Whale, and fed on the home farm, weighing conjointly nearly 100 stones, slaughtered by WI

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Further explorations by Mr. ROBINSON and other in a field near the well  
known Roman Road at Maryport resulted in unearthing a Roman altar or monumental  
stone on Saturday.

It consists of an octagonal shaft springing from a fluted base; on the  upp...
LORD  DUFFERIN
(By Telegraph)

A Central News Telegram from Constantinople, yesterday says: - Lord  DUFFERIN
sails for Egypt in the Antelope this afternoon. He will have no  previous
audience of the Sultan. A request to postpone his departure was  reitera...

       Last week a lecture was delivered in London by Mr. MOSSMAN, for
several years a resident in Australia, on the subject of Australia and its gold
mines. Mr. MOSSMAN said that, knowing from experience how important it is to get
correct inform...
                                       POETRY
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from PUNCH.
 
SONG OF THE FENIAN SCRIBE.
 
A writer I am, of the Fenian Press;
In an Irish Republic belief I profess;
    With my rant of High Treason, and readers so g...
Joseph ISMAY, Thomas COVERLEY, Jonathan POOL and John ISMAY, four men  
residing at Camerton, were charged with having stolen a duck, the property of  
Wilfrid HARRIS, miner of Camerton, on Friday night last.

There was a second charge against the prison...