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On Friday morning a fatal accident occurred on board the Golden Horn  
(Captain IRVING) while on a passage from Mersey to Newcastle.

When nearing St. Bee’s Head, the main boom was seen knocking about, and the  
mate, James IRVING, son of the Captain,

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 ...

The following reply of the New Zealand Government to the memorial recently presented on behalf of the National Agricultural Labourers' Union, praying that free passages may be granted to suitable emig


       The nomination of two candidates to represent the western division of
this county took place at Cockermoputh on Tuesday, the 13th July. There being
no opposition to the election of Captain LOWTHER and Mr. IRTON, of IRTON Hall,
the proceedi

On Monday the Bishop of Carlisle was present at the annual meeting of  the
Church of England Temperance Society in London. He moved: -

“That this meeting rejoices in the continued progress of this society, and  
earnestly commends its principles and ...
On Saturday an accident occurred at the level crossing known  as Mill
Crossing, near Silloth. The house at the Crossing is occupied by Joseph  REED,
platelayer, and his son, a boy of about twelve years of age, was engaged  in opening
the gate about the ...


The Commission of Winter Assizes for the counties of Cumberland  and
Westmorland, grouped as Assize County No. 1, was opened on Monday night by  Mr.
Justice DAY. His Lordship was timed to arrive by the train from London  reaching
Carlisle at twenty m...

On Tuesday afternoon a pigeon shooting match took place at  Workington in a
field near Siddick Junction,  between George LOWDEN, of  Frizington, and Joseph
PINGUCY, of Workington. The following was the result,  ...