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Well, t' "Star's" mead its furst appearance, an' Ah think be wat ah've heeard, its suited gaily weel.  Sartanly thear is sum 'at dusn't seem setisfied,  neah matter wat yan dus for them.  For instance, Ah've hard yan or two greet s

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       A few weeks ago a lady of genteel appearance. rather below the middle
size and pretty looking, called at the shop of Mr. MOORE, in the Market-Place,
and requested him to put up three pairs of shoes to fit two children of the
respective age...
We have the best authority for stating that a paragraph which has  been going
the round of the local papers in reference to the Maryport Hematite  Iron
Company, is totally incorrect.

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 No reply has yet been received...
A PASSENGER BURNED TO  DEATH.

An appalling accident to a Pullman car was reported on Monday.  While the
Scotch Express which left St. Pancras at 9-15 on Saturday evening was  traveling
towards Leeds, the conductor whose name is  DONALDSON, of one of  th...
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...
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY's POSTS From the LONDON GAZETTE.

A     M    E     R    I    C     A

BALTIMORE, JAN. 30

The following is an extract of a letter from GENERAL WASHINGTON to the Congress, dated Jan. 22, 1777.

" My Last was on the 20th inst. since that I ...
(Before H. FLETCHER, Esq., Chairman, and  R. S. THOMPSON, Esq.)

JUVENILE THIEVES
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Two lads, named Isaac GORTON and George DOUGLAS, one about  eight and the
other about ten years of age, were charged with having stolen  coals from the
works of the ...

SIR R. C. MUSGRAVE, Bart., has, with the usual liberality manifested at Eden
Hall, sent £10 to the Vicar of Kirkoswald, to be distributed among the poor
of that parish.
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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.

The CUMBERLAND FOX HOUNDS will meet on Monday, Ja

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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 ...
                                       POETRY
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from PUNCH.
 
SONG OF THE FENIAN SCRIBE.
 
A writer I am, of the Fenian Press;
In an Irish Republic belief I profess;
    With my rant of High Treason, and readers so g...