PRESENTATION AT BARUGH FARM, NEAR ORTON.
 
On Saturday evening last, a number of the farmers, neighbours, and friends of MR. JOHN DIXON, of the above farm, met at his house, for the purpose of presenting a purse of money raised by subscription in the n...

Education/School Ads.

THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, BAMPTON, WESTMORLAND.

BOARDERS are received.  Terms moderate.  Diet Liberal.
with all the comforts of a home.  For references, &c., apply to:

T. COX, B.A.
Head Master

Dec. 18th, 1873.

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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,...
The Vicar of Northampton, the Rev. R. B. HULL, was announced  to attend the
annual meeting of the Northamptonshire Band of Hope Union held on  Thursday.

The rev. gentleman did not attend, and in a letter explaining  his absence,
said; “I am reminded ...
The barque Lorraine sailed on Friday bound to Port Augustus,  South
Australia, with a cargo (1,270 tons) of rails and fish plates from the  West Cumberland
Hematite Iron and Steel Company.

She was towed out to sea by the tug, Confidence,  and  then atta...

STARLIGHT.

The "Workington Star" appears today for the first time, and takes its place with some pride as the only newspaper printed in Workington.

The "Star" will unquestionably supply a real want, and we pledge our word that so far as it is possi

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On Tuesday the coroner for West Middlesex held an inquiry at Twickenham  as
to the death of Frederic BLANC, a Swiss, aged 60, who was found dead in the  
Thames, off Twickenham, on Sunday morning.

Sophia BLANC said she was a cook in service at Marble...
Pre-Payment of Letters-Important Notice.
General Post Office, July.

       On and from the 1st August next, all letters and packets for places
within the Unitd Kingdom, posted at any branch post office or receiving-office
in London, or within the ...
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...

 

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The French Government is about to build an absolutely unsinkable man-of-war.  This will be accomplished by the use of a product of cocoa-nut fibre, so elastic that if pierced, the hole closes of itself.

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