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 The new church at Seaton is making rapid progress, and, when  finished, will
be a commodious and sightly building, as well as a convenience to  the local
residents.

 The old church at Camerton, although it is a picturesque embodiment  of
country history...

The case of SHEWARD v. Lord LONSDALE (the horse dealing case), it is  said,
has been struck out of the cause list.

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FREEMASONRY.

The Earl of Bective, M. P., Provincial Grand Superintendent, has summoned  
the Provincial Grand Chapter of Cum...
The usual monthly meeting of this Board was held  yesterday, Mr. E. H. BANKS
in the chair.

 Mr. TWENTYMAN gave notice that at next meeting he would  propose that the
Board should borrow the money necessary for street  improvements.

 A recommendation of t...
Cumberland Ship Building

       Mr. LAMPORT, the eminent ship-builder of Workington, is now about
engaging to build two splendid vessels at his yard in that town, one of 1,200
tons, and the other 1,000 tons burden. Messers PEILE, SCOTT & Co., of t...

ALARMING COLLISION.
 
A somewhat alarming collision occurred on Saturday forenoon, about twenty minutes past eleven o'clock, near Shap Station, of the Lancaster and Carlisle section of the London and North-Western Railway.  The passenger train which le

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FACTS and FACETIAE.
 
The oldest Westernn Settler .... The evening sun.
 
WANTED TO KNOW .... Is a baker's son not bred to the business ?
 
WHEN is the weather like the National Debt ? .... When it's unsettled.
 
QUERY .... May a girl be said to have a ringi

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HOW BANK ROBBERS WERE PUNISHED IN AMERICA.

A correspondent of the New York "Herald" dating Newcastle, Delaware,
December 10 writes: .................

Delaware is too small a State to be really healthy for bank bursters.  Four
distinguished members of t

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WHOLESALE MARRIAGES.

The "Echo" says: - It has been the custom in many large parishes to
distribute the marriage service, when a great number of couples are to be
married, by reading the opening and closing portions 'pro bono publico', and
only repeat

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CRICKET IN AUSTRALIA.

MELBOURNE, December 29.

The first cricket match between the English Eleven and Eighteen of Victoria
was commenced on the Melbourne Cricket ground on Saturday last.

The weather was fine, and the attendance on the ground very numerou

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DEATHS.

MUSGRAVE - At Duke Street, Penrith, on the 24th ult., MARY MUSGRAVE, aged 28
years.

FALLOWFIELD - At 17, Middlegate, Penrith, on the 24th ult., the infant
daughter of Mr. JONATHAN FALLOWFIELD.

SPEDDING - In Burrowgate, Penrith, on the 24th ult.,

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