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MR. BRIGHT is improving slowly.  He sits up for two hours and a half each day.

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The record of admissions on Saturday was  11, 05S.  The total since the opening is 1,520,853.

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Election Petitions



       It is stated that a larger number of election petitions will be
presented in the forth-coming session than for a number of years, and that an
eminent Queen's counsel has already received twenty-five retainers. Derby,
C...

After a long interregnum, the members of the Penrith Farmers' Club met on Tuesday in their room to hear a lecture by MR. LANCASTER, of Catterlen Hall, on "Our Farming Prospects".  MR. W. HESKETT presided, and there was a fair attendance of members. 

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A KEEPER SHOT BY POACHERS NEAR ORMSKIRK.
 
Between twelve and one o'clock on Monday morning a gamekeeper named JAMES LEYLAND, in the service of LORD SKELMERSDALE, was shot by a gang of poachers.
 
At the time named, LEYLAND was passing over Hoscar Moss,...
On Monday the Bishop of Carlisle was present at the annual meeting of  the
Church of England Temperance Society in London. He moved: -

“That this meeting rejoices in the continued progress of this society, and  
earnestly commends its principles and ...

FRIEND OR FOE ?

New Year, com'st thou as friend or foe ?
"Nay, I know not;  but this I know,
Thou must wrestle a fall with me,
And I or thou must conqueror be !"

..............' Good Cheer '
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WRECKERS.

[ From "Storm Warriors" by t

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On Monday morning, CHARLES DAWSON,  EDWARD GOUGH,  and  WILLIAM THOMPSON, the three men who had been confined in Durham Gaol under sentence of death, were executed inside the prison in the presence of MR. RICHARD BOWSER, the under-sheriff, and his of

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APPLEBY - On Tuesday last, the volunteer bellringers of St. Lawrence, Appleby, held their annual Supper at the house of MISS HANSON, when about sixteen partook of the good things served up in excellent style by that lady, after which a pleasant eveni

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MURDEROUS ASSAULT ON A
POLICEMAN AT  WORKINGTON.
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At the Workington Police Court yesterday, Luke MURRAY, and  James M’CULLOCH,
ironworkers, Agnes M’GOWAN, single woman, and Elizabeth FINLAY,  married
woman, all residing in Senhouse-street, Worki...
SHORT NEWS  ARTICLES.
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WIGTON LOCAL BOARD OF  
HEALTH.
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 The usual monthly meeting of this Board was held  yesterday, Mr. E. H. BANKS
in the chair.

 Mr. TWENTYMAN gave notice that at next meeting he would  propose that the
Board should borrow the m...