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EVENING SERVICE IN THE PARISH CHURCH.
 
For some time the matter of lighting the Parish Church with gas on the Sunday evenings, was discussed not only in the columns of the newspapers, but elsewhere, and the result was, the scheme was properly sanction...
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...
On Tuesday morning last an accident occurred at the New Steel  Works,
Workington.

 A man named Charles DIAMOND was engaged as one of the wagon tippers.  Some
of the wagons laden with earth were proceeding down an incline, when he  
attempted to uncouple ...
There have been no arrivals from foreign ports this week. The vessels  
arriving coastwise with cargoes have been the:

 The Earl of Stair and Industry, from Port William, with pit  wood.

The Harriet, from Dromore, with pit wood.

The ss Swift and Shannon,...
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...

MALE INFANT FOUND.  An inquest has been held in the hamlet of Greenham, near
Newbury, on the body of a male infant found in a pond, wrapped in a portion
of a dress.  The result of a post-mortem examination showed that the child
had been strangled by

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SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.

The chairmen of the various railway companies continue to reply to the
circular recently sent to them by the President of the Board of Trade.
There is a certain similarity in the tone and argumentation of all the
replies.  I

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RUSSELL AND CO. v. S. S.  BRIGGS.
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In this case Messrs. RUSSELL and Co., engineers,  sued Mr. S. S. BRIGGS, of
Maryport, for the sum of £3 9s for  repairs done to one of the defendants
boilers about the end of last year.

 Mr. FIDLER appeared for t...

MARRIAGES.

CARR - PEARSON - At St. John's, Skirwith, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. MR.
HELPS,  Mr. JOHN CARR, farmer, to Miss PEARSON, dressmaker, both of
Skirwith.

SEWELL - BEWSHER - At Orton Parish Church, on the 27th ult., by the Rev. J.
S. SISSON, vic

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On Friday, at Durham Assizes, Jane BARRON, aged 27, was arraigned  before Mr.
Justice STEPHEN, for the willful murder of Robert SNOWBALL, farmer,  Belmont,
near Haltwhistle, on New Year’s Day. Mr. EDGE was for the prosecution,  and
Mr. E. RIDLEY, M.

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