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EDUCATION
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CROSS STREET ACADEMY, WHITEHAVEN
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MR. PENNINGTON
( Formerly of Chester College, and for the last eight years Master of Trinity
School, in this town,)



       Respectfully informs the inhabitants of Whitehaven and it's vici...
During Sunday and Monday considerable consternation prevailed in the  city
owing to a rumour that a woman had been murdered on the Sands on Saturday  
evening. Happily the rumour was unfounded.

A shocking outrage however, had been committed on a youn...
MARRIAGES.
 
On the 29th ult., at the Parish Church, Kendal, by the REV. R. J. PEARCE, curate, MR. WILLIAM MASON, labourer, to MISS SUSANNAH BRAITHWAITE, both of Kendal.
 
Same day and place, by the REV. R. J. PEARCE,  MR. JOSEPH TYSON, of Whitehaven, gr...
This young lady, who has been conducting  mission services in the Primitive
Methodist Chapel, Maryport, during the last  six weeks and attracting very
large audiences of all denominations of  Christians, is, we understand about to
leave Maryport for ano...

by our Special Correspondent.

Our readers will understand that we do not hold ourselves responsible for our able Correspondent's opinions.

If SIR HENRY THOMPSON, the eminent surgeon, who was knighted several years ago for an operation on the the Qu

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ST. HELEN'S COLLIERY DISASTER RELIEF FUND.

 

On Thursday evening, a meeting of the members of the Workington (Rugby and Association) Football Clubs, was held at the Royal Hotel, William Street, Workington, for the purpose of adopting the balance

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DUFTON.
 
There was a social gathering at the above-named village on the 8th inst., of a very pleasing character  -  the occasion of MR. ROBERT SISSON attaining his majority, and being freed from the bonds of his apprenticeship, which, we may add, he h

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CAPTAIN CUTTLE'S NOTES.

 

I have a serious complaint to make.  Last week my notes were all spoiled and in my copy of the "Star" at any rate, nobody could read them.  My poor sketch (Quite right, Captain; poor enough.  Ed.) of "the bewildered chi

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WHOLESALE MARRIAGES.

The "Echo" says: - It has been the custom in many large parishes to
distribute the marriage service, when a great number of couples are to be
married, by reading the opening and closing portions 'pro bono publico', and
only repeat

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At the resumed Miner’s Conference at Manchester on Saturday, the  question of
restricting the output of coal was considered. What conclusion was  arrived
at it is not deemed prudent to state, but a National Conference is to be  held
in Leeds on the 5th ...