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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 money necessary for street  improvements.

 A recommendation of t...
There is a certain man in this town whom I am going to lick  until he won’t
be out of bed for six months after, and I wasn’t to know what it  will cost
me.”

 So said a man who entered a Griswold - street law office yesterday,  and it
was plain to be seen...
PIGEON SHOOTING MATCH AT  
WORKINGTON.
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On Tuesday afternoon a pigeon shooting match took place at  Workington in a
field near Siddick Junction,  between George LOWDEN, of  Frizington, and Joseph
PINGUCY, of Workington. The following was the result,  ...

The Epiphany Sessions for the County of Westmorland were held on Thursday last, when the following magistrates were present:-
 
F. A. ARGLES, Esq., (chairman)
REV. DR. SIMPSON
REV. T. BELLAS
REV. G. F. WESTON
REV. W. R. MARKHAM
WM. HOPES, Esq.
JAS. ATKINSON,

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A miner named John PARK, 29 years of age, residing at Carlton,  near
Egremont, died on Saturday from injuries received in descending Wyndham  Pit, Bigrigg
Moor, on Friday.

The circumstances under which he received the injuries were these: -

He came to th...

 

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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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.

SWINFEN's ELECTURY,

For the STONE and GRAVEL.

Hac Medicina Viris Lapidis incidere prestat.

A medicine proved from a long Series of private Practices to be of the greatest Efficacy in giving immediate case ease in the most excruciating Fits...
AGRICULTURAL GATHERING AT APPLEBY.
 
On Saturday last, the MESSRS. BUCK, agents for the sale of MESSRS. GOULDINGS' celebrated manures, held their annual receipt at the Black Bull Inn, Appleby;  after which a dinner was given to their patrons, and betwe...
The members of the above Society, sat down on Wednesday night to  an
excellent repast, prepared by Miss. A. RIGBY, Refreshment-rooms,  King-street.

 Mr. G. WARWICK occupied the chair, and Mr. L. W. PHILPOT, secretary,  the
vice chair.

 The Chairman made ...