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SINGULAR ARREST AT  BERLIN.
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In the month of December, 1879, £300 in bank notes, the  property of a cattle
dealer, was stolen from a bedroom at the Red Lion Hotel,  Carlisle, during
the temporary absence of the owner.

In the month of February followin...
 
SINGULAR DISCOVERY OF HUMAN REMAINS NEAR COTEHILL.
 
A few days ago, as some workmen were busily making excavations in a sandpit, close to Wragmire House, Cotehill, they accidently fell in with a human skeleton, almost in a perfect state of preservati...
The annual services in connection with the London Missionary  Society were
held on Sunday last in the Congregational Church, South William  Street.

 The sermons were preached in the morning by the Rev. J. RENNIE, M.  A.,
pastor, and in the evening by 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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(From the " Melbourne Argus " )

Gold mining has been carried on steadily and successfully during the past
month.  The yields, so far as can be ascertained, are quite equal to the
averages that have been recorded during the last few years, and so long

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A writer in Wednesday’s Paris Figaro devotes three columns to  Mr. GLADSTONE,
in the course of which he says: -

“His father, a Scotchman, was a corn merchant, and afterwards  a ship owner
at Liverpool. The King knighted him. The son has not inherited

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COCKERMOUTH - MONDAY
(Before Canon  HOSKINS and W. ALEXANDER, Esq.)

Joseph BELL, Kirkgate, was fined 10s for neglecting to send  two of his
children regularly to school; but on certain representations being  made to the
Bench, the penalty was remitte

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Shortly after 4 o’clock on Wednesday morning, the fire brigade received  
information of a fire in Charlton Street, Somers Town, London.

Engines from St. Pancras, Holborn, Clerkenwell, and other station promptly  
attended. The fire proved to be at t...
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...
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...