POLICE COURT
WIGTON - TUESDAY.
(Before E.  FIDLER, Esq.)

DISOBEYING ORDERS
AT THE WORKHOUSE

Joseph HEWITSON, an inmate of the workhouse at Wigton, was charged with  
disobeying orders in the house.

Miss. LOWTHER (the assistant matron) proved the offe

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Dreadful Thunder Storm

       About midnight on Friday, the 23rd instant, this town was visited by a
most appalling thunderstorm, of several hours duration. During Friday, as
well as throughout the week, the atmosphere had been close and sultry, ...

LAZONBY LIBRARY & READING ROOM ANNIVERSARY
 
There are few villages in England that can vie with Lazonby in the extent and completeness of its institutions for promoting the education of the young and improving the mental culture of the more advanced i

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On Monday, No. 4 submerged girder of the Tay Bridge was brought ashore.  In
this girder the guard’s van and second class carriage were encased, and to it  
much importance was attached. The iron work now discovered shows unmistakable  
evidence that

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BIRTH

On the 15th instant, the lady of the Rev. F. W. WICKS, incumbent of St.
Nicholas' Church, of a daughter.
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MARRIED

On the 30th ult., at the Friend's Meeting House, in this town, Mr. Josiah
THOMPSON, of Moreland, near Penrith, to...
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...

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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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             ...
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A Bill has just recently been introduced into the Legislature of the  State
of New York, has been read twice, and referred to the Game Law Committee,  who
have reported favorably thereon.

The new Act is in fact an amendment of a section in the...


SECOND DAY. - WEDNESDAY
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 Mr. Justice DAY took his seat on the Bench about twenty-five minutes  after
ten o’clock, and at once proceeded with the trial of the only remaining  case
in the Calendar. Before his Lordship arrived every available seat in ...