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The Epiphany Sessions for the County of Westmorland were held on Thursday last, when the following magistrates were present:-
 
F. A. ARGLES, Esq., (chairman)
REV. DR. SIMPSON
REV. T. BELLAS
REV. G. F. WESTON
REV. W. R. MARKHAM
WM. HOPES, Esq.
JAS. ATKINSON,

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SINGULAR OCCURRENCE AT SEA.  -   MR. DOBIGNY, of the firm of DOBIGNY, RHETT and Co., Bahia, writes
 
"I arrived on the 25th November at Liverpool, after a most tedious and long voyage from Bahia, in the three-masted schooner "Seminole", CAPTAIN JOHN M...
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 ...
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...

Serious Accident

       On Friday last, the 23rd instant, about a quarter before seven
o'clock, a young man named Henry DAVIS, about 17 years of age, and a seaman on board
the Douro, Captain REID, now lying alongside the Ore Tongue was engaged in...

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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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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“WOODWORKER,” an Indian chief, says he has never seen a grey haired  Indian
in his life, and he has seen some over ninety years old. It is because an  
Indian has no trouble, no worriment, or anything that way. Let an Indian start a  
twenty-four col
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The body of Dr. KENEALY was removed from his London residence in  Tavistock
Square yesterday afternoon, and taken to Victoria Street for  conveyance to
Hingleton, in Sussex, where the funeral will take place  to-day.

About 2000 persons had assembled ...
At the Workington Police-court on Wednesday, William  SATTERTHWAITE, Edward
SINGERS, Daniel NUGENT, Samuel KANE and Robert O’HARE,  five boys, were charged
with having committed willful damage to 43 iron railings  - by breaking them
on Sunday last - the...