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We regret to announce the death, yesterday morning, of Mr.  WILSON, of
Shotley Hall, at the age of 80 years.

Mr. WILSON was highly respected in both East Cumberland and in  
Northumberland, and his public spirit, especially in encouraging the finer  

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Dear Public, lend me your ear,
I have a tale to tell, which you must hear;
Be gracious, then, your time I will not waste,
Nor by a word that’s false offend your taste.
My subject is not classic, byt tis better,
Because’tis true, true to the very letter.
Th...
CAPE TOWN, March 30, via Plymouth.

The Select Committee of the Transvaal Legislative Council, to whom the  
Native Hut Tax Bill was referred for report, have recommended that the tax  should
be increased from 10s, as originally proposed, to 20s, and ...


CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER
WITH DYNAMITE.
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Joseph BELL, 27, coal miner, imperfectly instructed, was charged  with
feloniously and with malice aforethought attempting to kill and murder one  John
BELL and one Martha BELL, by means of an explosive subs...
EDUCATION
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CROSS STREET ACADEMY, WHITEHAVEN
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MR. PENNINGTON
( Formerly of Chester College, and for the last eight years Master of Trinity
School, in this town,)



       Respectfully informs the inhabitants of Whitehaven and it's vici...

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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A Farmer writes: -

“Will you allow me a small space to offer a practical suggestion in  
reference to ‘Rot in Sheep.’ Farmers should remove their flocks from low lying  wet
lands to high or dry ground; and, instead of feeding them turnips saturated  
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HIGH WATER AT WHITEHAVEN QUAY, the ensuing Week

Thursday .................................(Morn.) 10 17 (Even.) 10 55

Wednesday..............................(Morn.) 11 17 (Even.) 11 57

Thursday..................................(Morn.) 11 57 (Even.)   0 ...
NOTICE.

For greater convenience, and in order that the interests of our  Workington
subscribers and advertisers may be properly attended to, our  BRANCH-OFFICE in
the town will in future be at the shop of Mr. J. E. CARMICHAEL,  News Agent,
Finkle-Street,...


       On Monday, the 5th instant, an accident which might have been 
attended with serious consequences befel Mr. Jonathan SATTERTHWAITE. - a traveller
for Messers. PEARSON & HAMPTON, wholesale grocers, in this town, - who was
accompanied by a ...