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BURIED IN A SANDPIT.
 
On Wednesday week, another melancholy death occurred in the neighbourhood of Skirwith.
 
It appears that a young man named ROBERT BRIGGS, of Penrith, who entered the employment of MR. JOHN JACKSON, farmer, Culgaith, Wednesday week,...
PRESENTATION AT BARUGH FARM, NEAR ORTON.
 
On Saturday evening last, a number of the farmers, neighbours, and friends of MR. JOHN DIXON, of the above farm, met at his house, for the purpose of presenting a purse of money raised by subscription in the n...

 

LOCAL & DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE.

 

 

NOTICE. - A well-known local gentleman, a literateur of some standing, who is at present travellin' in Scotland, will shortly contribute to the "Star" a series of interesting papers entitled "Notes on a journe

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MARYPORT - FRIDAY
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(Before R. RITSON, J. ADDISON, and J.  RITSON, Esqs.)

Thomas CARRUTHERS, of Camerton, was fined 12s for being drunk  and disorderly
and 40s for assaulting P. C. WATSON; and W. CARRUTHERS, Jas  BLACK, and F.
WALKER were fined 2

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and
THE PENRITH HERALD,
Published every Saturday, price ONE PENNY.

Advertisements ordered for insertion in the APPLEBY and
KIRKBY STEPHEN HERALD
have the benefit of being inserted in the PENRITH HERALD
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WORKINGTON STAR, July 6, 1888 / pg. 4 / News Items

 

NOTES BY OUR "KNOCK ABOUT"

 

THE BECK NUISANCE.

 

Nothing has been done to abate the beck nuisance notwithstanding this matter engaged the attention of the Local Board some time ago.  It r

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There have been no arrivals from foreign ports this week. The vessels  
arriving coastwise with cargoes have been the:

 The Earl of Stair and Industry, from Port William, with pit  wood.

The Harriet, from Dromore, with pit wood.

The ss Swift and Shannon,...
“WOODWORKER,” an Indian chief, says he has never seen a grey haired  Indian
in his life, and he has seen some over ninety years old. It is because an  
Indian has no trouble, no worriment, or anything that way. Let an Indian start a  
twenty-four col
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"SCREAPINS"

 

Well, t' "Star's" mead its furst appearance, an' Ah think be wat ah've heeard, its suited gaily weel.  Sartanly thear is sum 'at dusn't seem setisfied,  neah matter wat yan dus for them.  For instance, Ah've hard yan or two greet s

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THE NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL UNION.
 
We have already laid before our readers the more salient points of the Educational League which was in existence a considerable time before the National Educational Union.
 
In order that our readers may be able to weigh...