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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 Wednesday evening a sale of property by auction took place in  the Saving
Bank’s large room. Mr. William BROWN was the auctioneer.

 The property consisted of two shops in Wilson Street, Workington, and  a
shop and dwelling house in the same street, a...
NEARLY LOST.

A wedding party were making merry one evening this week, and  one of the
invited guests, whose eyes seem to have been dazzled by the extra  number of
lights in use to warn people of the danger of a too near acquaintance  with the
sewerage wo...
A PASSENGER BURNED TO  DEATH.

An appalling accident to a Pullman car was reported on Monday.  While the
Scotch Express which left St. Pancras at 9-15 on Saturday evening was  traveling
towards Leeds, the conductor whose name is  DONALDSON, of one of  th...

At this court, on Friday, Mr. R. BELL, draper, Wigton, sued  the London and
North Western Railway Company for £3, damages for delay of the  delivery of
some goods. Mr. LAZONBY was for plaintiff, and Mr. CROPE of London  was for the
Company. A box, co

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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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ECCENTRIC PRAYERS.
 
Some very eccentric expressions were used in the prayers of clergymen of the last century.
 
An Edinburgh minister was inclined to grumble when he prayed,    "Give us not evil to think Thee neglectful of Thine own, for we are Thine ...
THE PANTIN TRAGEDY.
 
THE DISCOVERY OF THE LAST BODY.
 
The Paris correspondent gives details of the discovery of the body of the elder KINCK, from which it appears that immediately after the confession of the murderer, an officer of justice was despatch...
COCKERMOUTH & WORKINGTON
JOINT  WATER COMMITTEE.
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 The usual monthly meeting of the Cockermouth and  Workington Joint Water
Committee was held at the Local Board Office, Washington  Street, Workington,
yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. Mr. W. FLETCHER ...
HOUSE AND SHOP, No. 57, LOWTHER STREET;
WORK - SHOP, 19 SANDHILLS LANE
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       Thomas WILLIAMSON, Cabinet maker, house and ship joiner, &c., &c.,
begs most respectfully to return thanks for the patronage and support with which
he has be...