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GEORGE MOORE MEMORIAL  HALL,
MEALSGATE.
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On Tuesday  evening last, the first of the third series of  lectures for the
winter season was delivered in the George Moore Memorial Hall,  Mealsgate, by
Mr. Thomas THOMPSON, of Maryport. Mr. T. P. MARTIN pres...

 LIGHTFOOT - MOTTON - At Patterdale, on the 1st inst., by the REV. J. FALCON,   MR. E. LIGHTFOOT, grocer, to JANE, only daughter of MR. GEORGE MOTTON, Patterdale.
 
TIMPANY - MUNKMAN - On the 26th ult., at Grove Street Independent Chapel, Boston, by th

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A VERY EXTRAORDINARY PERSON.
 The following is said to have been copied literally from an old tombstone in Scotland:
 
"Here lies the body of ALEXANDER MACPHERSON,
Who was a very extraordinary person,
Who was two yards high in his stocking feet.
And kept h

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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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MR. BRADLAUGH AND THE MARYPORT
WORKING MEN’S READING  ROOM.

To the Editor of the Maryport Advertiser.

Sir, - A sort of cock and bull story having been set afloat about Mr.  
BRADLAUGH having presented our Working Men’s Reading Room with a copy of  Morley...
Liverpool Corn Market



       Tuesday July 27th.- The weather up to Sunday evening was highly
favourable  to the growing crops of grain, but on that evening it set in to rain
heavily, and continued with little intermission for upwards of four-and...

TOWN HALL, CARLISLE - FRIDAY
(Before  the Mayor and T. MILBURN, Esq.)

Patrick RUSH was charged on remand with stealing a suit of  clothes belonging
to Martin CONWAY, on the 11th November last.

The prisoner was apprehended at Hexham. The Chief Constab

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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...

After a long interregnum, the members of the Penrith Farmers' Club met on Tuesday in their room to hear a lecture by MR. LANCASTER, of Catterlen Hall, on "Our Farming Prospects".  MR. W. HESKETT presided, and there was a fair attendance of members. 

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