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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...
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...

POLICE COURT
WIGTON - TUESDAY.
(Before E.  FIDLER, Esq.)

DISOBEYING ORDERS
AT THE WORKHOUSE

Joseph HEWITSON, an inmate of the workhouse at Wigton, was charged with  
disobeying orders in the house.

Miss. LOWTHER (the assistant matron) proved the offe

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On Monday Dr. HARDWICKE held an inquiry at Chalk Farm Road as to the death  
of Elizabeth HALL, 31, wife of George Agustus HALL, a veterinary surgeon.

The evidence showed that the deceased had been annoyed by a report about  her
husband, which induce...

DEATHS



On the 2nd of July, in the 81st year of her age, Miss. MOORE, Scotch Street.

On the 8th of July, in the 50th year of his age, Mr. Issac HAYTON, actuary of
the Savings Bank, in this town.

On Monday the 12th inst., at the house of her fat...

ARRIVAL AT ST. PETERSBURG.
 
The DUKE OF EDINBURGH, attended by COLONEL COLVILLE and CAPTAIN HAIG, arrived at St. Petersburg on Sunday afternoon, in good health and capital spirits.  About an hour previously, the Imperial carriage and sledges arrived a

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ST. HELEN'S COLLIERY DISASTER RELIEF FUND.

 

On Thursday evening, a meeting of the members of the Workington (Rugby and Association) Football Clubs, was held at the Royal Hotel, William Street, Workington, for the purpose of adopting the balance

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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...
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 ...

COCKBAIN - At 25, Queen-street, Penrith, on the 31st ult., the wife of MR. JOHN COCKBAIN, Wine Merchant, of a son.
 
HARRISON - At Glassonby, on the 24th ult., the wife of MR. JOS. HARRISON, builder, of a daughter.