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(From the " Melbourne Argus " )

Gold mining has been carried on steadily and successfully during the past
month.  The yields, so far as can be ascertained, are quite equal to the
averages that have been recorded during the last few years, and so long

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The barque Lorraine sailed on Friday bound to Port Augustus,  South
Australia, with a cargo (1,270 tons) of rails and fish plates from the  West Cumberland
Hematite Iron and Steel Company.

She was towed out to sea by the tug, Confidence,  and  then atta...
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...

No. 434. Second Week in Quarter. Registered for Transmission Abroad.  Price One Penny.
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JOHN PEARSON,
 
WOOLLEN MANUFACTURER,
Coupland Back Woollen Mills,
APPLEBY,
 
HAS taken a STALL in the M

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THE NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL UNION.
 
We have already laid before our readers the more salient points of the Educational League which was in existence a considerable time before the National Educational Union.
 
In order that our readers may be able to weigh...
BURIED IN A SANDPIT.
 
On Wednesday week, another melancholy death occurred in the neighbourhood of Skirwith.
 
It appears that a young man named ROBERT BRIGGS, of Penrith, who entered the employment of MR. JOHN JACKSON, farmer, Culgaith, Wednesday week,...

 

COCKERMOUTH AND WORKINGTON JOINT WATER COMMITTEE.

 

On Thursday afternoon, the annual meeting of the above Committee was held at the Local Board Offices, Washington Street.  There were present:  MESSRS. T. PAISLEY (chairman);  P. WEDGEWOOD,  D.

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On Wednesday evening the Committee of the above held a grand  concert of
vocal and instrumental music in the Public Hall. Mr. David JACKSON  occupied the
chair. There was not a large attendance, owing to the unsettled  state of the
weather. The followin...


       On Monday, the 5th instant, an accident which might have been 
attended with serious consequences befel Mr. Jonathan SATTERTHWAITE. - a traveller
for Messers. PEARSON & HAMPTON, wholesale grocers, in this town, - who was
accompanied by a ...

On Friday morning a fatal accident occurred on board the Golden Horn  
(Captain IRVING) while on a passage from Mersey to Newcastle.

When nearing St. Bee’s Head, the main boom was seen knocking about, and the  
mate, James IRVING, son of the Captain,

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