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The French Government is about to build an absolutely unsinkable man-of-war.  This will be accomplished by the use of a product of cocoa-nut fibre, so elastic that if pierced, the hole closes of itself.

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SPIL

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"LOOK HERE!"



       "LOOK HERE!" - Numerous, indeed, are the stratagems not unfrequently
resorted to by our shopkeepers, as an incentive to induce the public to become
purchasers of their wares; but all others are completely cast  in the shade
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EVENING SERVICE IN THE PARISH CHURCH.
 
For some time the matter of lighting the Parish Church with gas on the Sunday evenings, was discussed not only in the columns of the newspapers, but elsewhere, and the result was, the scheme was properly sanction...
DESSERT FRUITS. - A fine choice selection of Muscatel Raisins, French  Plums,
Figs, Grapes, American Apples.

-W. BAINES, Scotch Street.

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GRATES, &c., Register Grates, Kitchen Ranges, Ovens, Boilers,  Skylights,
Iron Spouting, all sizes....
HIGH WATER AT WHITEHAVEN QUAY, the ensuing Week

Thursday .................................(Morn.) 10 17 (Even.) 10 55

Wednesday..............................(Morn.) 11 17 (Even.) 11 57

Thursday..................................(Morn.) 11 57 (Even.)   0 ...
WHITEHAVEN v.  ELLENSIDERS  (MARYPORT)

This match was played on the ground of the former on Saturday.  The game did
not commence until four p.m., owing to the late arrival of the  strangers. The
weather was all that could be desired, and the ground was ...

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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KENDAL RIFLE VOLUNTEERS. - The annual returns from this corps for the year ending 30th November, shew the following as entitled to wear the marksman's badge: ....

                                                                400-600             ...

THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT AND ENGLISH LABOURERS.
 
The following reply of the New Zealand Government to the memorial recently presented on behalf of the National Agricultural Labourers' Union, praying that free passages may be granted to suitable emig

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THE CUMBERLAND PACQUET and Ware's Whitehaven Advertiser,                                 Tuesday,April 22, 1777

No. 132    3d. Week    VOL. III    4th Quarter     Price Three-pence

Where Moderation dwells, the Soul admits Distinct Ideas, and Matur'd De...