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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...
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ESTABLISHED 1864
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W.  T  I  C  K   L  E    AND   S  O   N,

Sharebrokers and Commission Agents
52, Crosby=Street,  Maryport.

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HEWETSON  and  THOMLINSON

WHOLESALE AND FAMILY
WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS.

HIGH-STREET, MARYPORT

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Chea...

The Queen and Princess Beatrice and suite reached Windsor from the  Continent
on Saturday evening.

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The Queen has conferred a baronetcy on Mr. A. ALLSOPP of Hindlip Hall,  late
M. P. for East Worcestershire.

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Her Majesty has b

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MURDEROUS ASSAULT ON A
POLICEMAN AT  WORKINGTON.
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At the Workington Police Court yesterday, Luke MURRAY, and  James M’CULLOCH,
ironworkers, Agnes M’GOWAN, single woman, and Elizabeth FINLAY,  married
woman, all residing in Senhouse-street, Worki...


       In the midst of the turmoil and excitement of the elections of the
Royal Agricultural Society has held it's annual meeting, prosperously and
convivially, at Lewes. Visitors remark, as a good sign, the great show of machinery
at reduced pr...
LOCAL AND DISTRICT NEWS.
 
KENDAL FORTNIGHTLY FAIR. - At Monday's market there was a very poor stock, and purchasers met with a great disappointment having to go away without buying.  Calving cows were scarce and dear.  Prices: Best beef, 7-1/2d to 7-3...

ARRIVAL AT ST. PETERSBURG.
 
The DUKE OF EDINBURGH, attended by COLONEL COLVILLE and CAPTAIN HAIG, arrived at St. Petersburg on Sunday afternoon, in good health and capital spirits.  About an hour previously, the Imperial carriage and sledges arrived a

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THE COURTS, CARLISLE. -  SATURDAY

(Before T. HORROCKS, Esq., Chairman, R.  S. FERGUSON, Esq., T. H. PARKER,
Esq., G. H. DIXON, Esq., and R. H. HORROCKS,  Esq.)

POACHING AT RICKERBY.

Thomas ARMSTRONG, of Rickergate, and William FORSTER, of Blackfriars

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A very worthy man, who evidently admired Mrs. Siddons, even in her  mature
widowhood, was asked by a friend why he did not propose and marry  her.

“Marry her!” he exclaimed, thinking only of the dignified and majestic  
creature he had seen in Lady M...
Professor TYNDALL’s words in unveiling the statue of Carlyle will  contribute
to a national object, the extrication of CARLYLE’s memory from the  rubbish
heaps of a barren and hateful controversy.

 “The cloud passes away, and the mountain in its solid g...