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THE PROPOSED
MID-CUMBERLAND  RAILWAY.
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A circular has been issued, dated Penrith, October 28th, and  signed by: -

Dr. TAYLOR

C. FAIRER

T. GLASSON

R. A. TYSON

Jos. EDDY

R. ALLEN

Lancelot T. GLASSON

G. V. SMITH

C. VARTY

T. LAMONBY, which says: -

The...

 

COCKERMOUTH AND WORKINGTON JOINT WATER COMMITTEE.

 

On Thursday afternoon, the annual meeting of the above Committee was held at the Local Board Offices, Washington Street.  There were present:  MESSRS. T. PAISLEY (chairman);  P. WEDGEWOOD,  D.

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The " Cambrian " says............
 
"On Friday, a blind man, led by a dog, was begging from house to house at Pentore.
 
When he came to MR. WILLIAM MORGAN's house, MRS. MORGAN gave him some bread and cheese, and on returning from the door, she was at on...

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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BURIED IN A SANDPIT.
 
On Wednesday week, another melancholy death occurred in the neighbourhood of Skirwith.
 
It appears that a young man named ROBERT BRIGGS, of Penrith, who entered the employment of MR. JOHN JACKSON, farmer, Culgaith, Wednesday week,...

SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.
 
The statement recently made by a labourer named HERBERT, at a meeting held in Newport, Isle of Wight, that he had been discharged from the Queen's estate at Osborne, because he had asked for higher wages, could not be accep

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ADVERTISEMENT.

 

GEORGE INN, COCKERMOUTH.

TO be SOLD, in Public Sale, on Wednesday the 14th of May next, and the following Days, at the George Inn in COCKERMOUTH, the Property of JOHN YOUNGHUSBAND, being a large Assortment of household goods and furnitu...
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ESTABLISHED 1864
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W.  T  I  C  K   L  E    AND   S  O   N,

Sharebrokers and Commission Agents
52, Crosby=Street,  Maryport.

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HEWETSON  and  THOMLINSON

WHOLESALE AND FAMILY
WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS.

HIGH-STREET, MARYPORT

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Chea...
 At the usual meeting of this Board yesterday, the Clerk  stated that a man
named BELL, a barber at Cleator Moor, had been brought before  the magistrates
and convicted of ill treating an apprentice who had formerly  been in the
Workhouse.

Mr. MUSGRAVE s...
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...