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British Newspaper Archive

TESTIMONIAL TO MR. JOHN SLINGER, OF WARCOP.

On Friday evening, the 2nd inst., a large and influential meeting was held in the Temperance Hall, at Warcop, for the purpose of presenting to MR. JOHN SLINGER, a valuable testimonial as a token of the gener

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       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 ...
A miner named John PARK, 29 years of age, residing at Carlton,  near
Egremont, died on Saturday from injuries received in descending Wyndham  Pit, Bigrigg
Moor, on Friday.

The circumstances under which he received the injuries were these: -

He came to th...

 The usual New Year benefactions were dispensed at Edenhall on New Year's day.
 
Two four-year-old prime Highland bullocks, purchased in 1872, from MR. HUDSON of Whale, and fed on the home farm, weighing conjointly nearly 100 stones, slaughtered by WI

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The bodies of a man, a woman and a child have been found in a  canal on the
outskirts of Sheffield. The woman has been identified as Lucy  Oldfield, and
the child, who was about 12 months old, is hers. She was a  domestic servant,
and had been out of...
 
From TOMMY TODDLE'S Comic Almenac.
 
HINTS ON ETTYCUT, WHEN YO' GOA TUL A PUBLIC DINNER.
 
Iv yo happen a have a goose ta carve, just mind and slip it off t'plate onta sumboddy's knee, an then beg their pardon, an saay yor varry glad they catch'd it soa...

Letters to the Editor.

KIRKBYTHORE NATIONAL SCHOOL.

Dear Sir, - A letter having appeared in your last week's issue, emanating
from "A poor Householder," which was altogether so onesided and calculated
to give a wrong impression throughout the country w

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THE BLUE RIBBON MOVEMENT
AT  WORKINGTON.
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The meetings conducted by the working ton Branch of the Blue  Ribbon Army
continue to create widespread interest, and the number of members is  now over
1,500.

 A working men’s meeting was held on Saturday ev...

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...
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...