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...

HEAVY DAMAGES.

The case of NUTTALL v. WILDES was tried at the Liverpool Assizes.  The
plaintiff was the daughter of the late MR. NUTTALL, a merchant and
shipowner, who resided at The Laurels, Claughton, near Birkenhead, and who
died in January, leavin

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By Authority of the KING's Royal Patent.

DR. BATEMAN's Original PECTORAL DROPS

Prepared only by CLUER, DICEY, and Co. Bow-Church-Yard, London.

WHICH for more than sixty years have been universally known to be the *****st and farest relief i...
An inquest was held by the County Coroner at Failsworth, on Tuesday  into the
cause of the death of a handloom weaver, named Simeon POLLITT, aged 71  years.

In the month of January the deceased was called to see a dog which was ill,  
and he administ...
Local Intelligence



       The Earl of LONSDALE has recently contributed the handsome sum of £
100 towards the re-erection of Cockermouth Church.



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       Mr. LOWES of Scotch-street, in this town , was on Wednesday elected
Secretary o...

DEATH OF A BARONET./CODRINGTON

The death of Sir WILLIAM RAIMOND CODRINGTON, Bart., took place at Chateau de
la Boullaye, his residence at Montfort, in Brittany, on the 17th Dec., at
the age of 67 years.  The deceased was the only son of the late Sir W

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MOLINEAUX SMELLING MEDICINE.

FOR the CURE of the SCURVY,  ITCH,  Pimpled Faces,  Scald Heads, Films in Children,  Rheumaic Pains, all cutaneous Eruptions (by smelling only) it is also of the utmost service to the Female Sex, either comin...
 
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 ...
 
WANTED.
 
WANTED a HOUSE from 15 to 20 pounds per annum, with Garden in front.
 
Apply to MRS. TUER, Allhallows Lane.
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WANTED on liberal terms, active working men as Agents and Collectors for Ambleside, Stavele...

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

 

THE "STAR COMPETITION."

 

SIR: - I wish to ask you for an explanation respecting the "Star" competition.  Prizes are offered for the best list of surnames of Members of the Workington Local Board and School Board made o

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