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The usual monthly meeting of the Gas Committee was held at the  harbour
Office on Tuesday afternoon last. Mr. MANDLE presided, and other members  present
were: -

Mr. CAREY

Mr. ROSS

Mr. BARNES

Mr. FLINN

Mr. WALKER

 The Clerk produced applications and ...

MALE INFANT FOUND.  An inquest has been held in the hamlet of Greenham, near
Newbury, on the body of a male infant found in a pond, wrapped in a portion
of a dress.  The result of a post-mortem examination showed that the child
had been strangled by

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LORD BROUGHAM AND THE WHIGS.
 
It remains true that BROUGHAM was more than a Whig, that the Whigs felt it, and that he never pulled well in harness with them.
 
The circumstance was due partly to his defects.  Though, in an emergency he worked for his p...

 

LOCAL & DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE.

 

 

NOTICE. - A well-known local gentleman, a literateur of some standing, who is at present travellin' in Scotland, will shortly contribute to the "Star" a series of interesting papers entitled "Notes on a journe

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On Monday night last the members of I. O. G. T. “Hope” Lodge, No. 106,  held
their weekly session in the Templar’s Hall, at high Seaton. The lodge was  
opened in due form by the W. C. T. Brother J. SHILTON. There was an average  
attendance. One visito...

Some correspondence between MR. WHALLEY and the editors of the "Liverpool
Mercury" appeared in that paper lately, relative to the TICHBORNE case.  The
correspondent includes the following letter from JEAN LUIE

City Prison, Holloway, December 12, 1843.

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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...

 

WORKINGTON STAR, July 6, 1888 / pg. 4 / News Items

 

NOTES BY OUR "KNOCK ABOUT"

 

THE BECK NUISANCE.

 

Nothing has been done to abate the beck nuisance notwithstanding this matter engaged the attention of the Local Board some time ago.  It r

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The ordinary monthly meeting of the members of the Local  Branch of the
Liberal Association was held in the Temperance Institute on  Wednesday. There was a
good attendance and a profitable evening was  spent.

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The steam tug, which is to succeed...
At the Maryport Police Court, on Friday, Joseph  PATTINSON, innkeeper, of
Maryport, was charged with having, on the 6th of  October, cruelly caused a horse
to be worked whilst in an unfit condition; and  Lawrence MESSENGER, carter,
Maryport, was charged...