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SHORT NEWS ITEMS.
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  THE THEATRICAL LICENSE.
  The theatrical license of the Queen of Lakes Pavilion, Keswick, was renewed on Saturday by the Keswick magistrates on the application of Messrs. Jas. KERLEY, the proprietor. Messrs. J. USHER and  J. RIGG were accepted as sureties.
  The applicant stated in answer to the magistrates that the doors at the side of the Pavilion nearest the river, all opened outwards by precaution adopted as a result of an inspection by the magistrates.

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 ALLEGED COAL STEALING
AT WORKINGTON.
  At the Workington Police Court on Saturday before Mr. H. BOWES and Mr. J. S. RANDLES, M. P.
  Mary Ann McGEE (28), single, and Ann TAYLOR, (27), single, were charged with stealing 2cwt of coal, value 2s, the property of the Earl of LONSDALE, on the 2nd inst.
  Superintendent CHEESMAN deposed that the prisoners were seen taking the coal from the lONSDALE Dock.
  Prisoners were remanded till Wednesday.
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 ILL BEHAVIOUR AT WORKINGTON.
  At the Workington Police Court on Saturday - before Mr. H. BOWES and Mr. J. S. RANDLES, M. P. -
  Estger THOMPSON (27), single, was charged with indecent behaviour in Ashfield Road on the 2nd inst.
  P. C. THWAITES proved the offence. Prisoner was sentenced to a month's imprisonment.
  Mary WARD (35), widow, was charged with a similar offence committed in Church Lane on the second inst. P. C. WRIGHT proved the case. It was prisoner's 8th appearance this year, and she was also sent to prison for a month.

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