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A PASSENGER BURNED TO  DEATH.

An appalling accident to a Pullman car was reported on Monday.  While the
Scotch Express which left St. Pancras at 9-15 on Saturday evening was  traveling
towards Leeds, the conductor whose name is  DONALDSON, of one of  th...
There is a certain man in this town whom I am going to lick  until he won’t
be out of bed for six months after, and I wasn’t to know what it  will cost
me.”

 So said a man who entered a Griswold - street law office yesterday,  and it
was plain to be seen...

MARKETS.

PENRITH - TUESDAY LAST.

GRAIN. - There was an average supply of wheat at our market this morning,
which realised fully last week's prices:  and there was also little change
either in the quantity or price of oats.  Barley, however, was a large

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ADVERTISEMENT.

By Authority of the KING's PATENT, granted to THOMAS JACKSON, at his Royal Patent Wholesale Medicinal Warehouse, No. 85, Fleet-Market, London.

Where Country Dealers may be supplied with the following Genuine Medicines, and good allowance...

DUFTON.
 
There was a social gathering at the above-named village on the 8th inst., of a very pleasing character  -  the occasion of MR. ROBERT SISSON attaining his majority, and being freed from the bonds of his apprenticeship, which, we may add, he h

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OPENING OF A CHAPEL AT EAMONT BRIDGE.

The new iron chapel just built in the village of Eamont, was opened for
divine service on Sunday last.  It was built by Mr. CHARLES KENT, of 297,
Euston-road, London in about two months, and the contract was £280.
  

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The Board of Trade returns of railway casualties, issued yesterday, show  
that during the past year the total number of persons killed on the railways was  
1038, and 8573 were injured, 500 of those killed and 1800 of those injured
being  railway se...
WHITEHAVEN AND  DISTRICT

THURSDAY.
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At this market there was only a small supply of wheat, and the  prices were
16s to 17s. Barley sold at 11s 6d. A fair supply of oats, which sold  at 8s 3d.
Indian corn keeps dear, and little doing in store wheat.

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COCKBAIN - At 25, Queen-street, Penrith, on the 31st ult., the wife of MR. JOHN COCKBAIN, Wine Merchant, of a son.
 
HARRISON - At Glassonby, on the 24th ult., the wife of MR. JOS. HARRISON, builder, of a daughter.

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,...