Local and General News.
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Workington Congregational Mutual Improvement Society.- Monday was open question night, Mr W. GREEN presiding. A pleasant discussion upon a variety of topics was the result
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Broughton Moor New Church.- The lady-workers had their weekly meeting in the Mission Room, Wyndam Row, on Friday evening there being a good attendance.
Mrs William THOMPSON, of Stone House, gave the tea.

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For Using Bad Language in his own house at Papcastle on the 6th inst, Joseph MONKHOUSE was ordered to pay 9s 4d, the costs, at Cockermouth Police Court, on Monday.-
P.C. POSTLETHWAITE gave evidence in support of the information.

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Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.- On behalf of this Society, the Rev A.E. STANLEY, Chaplain Madras Ecclesiastical Establishment, will give a lantern lecture in the All Saints Church Rooms, Cockermouth, to-morrow (Thursday) evening.
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Launch at Workington.- Messrs WILLIAMSON and Sons, shipbuilders, Workington, launched a new boat on Saturday. Measurements :- Length 134ft 9in. ; breach 23ft 10in. ; depth moulded, 10ft 9in. ; dead weight, 400/420 tons. The purchasers are MANN, MACNEAL and Co., Glasgow.
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Kensitites at Workington.- Kensit's WICKLIFFE : preachers commenced a series of meetings on Hagg Hill, Workington, on Saturday, and will still be here till to-morrow, Thursday.
Mr J. KENSIT, son of the pioneer of the crusade will be the chief figure in a Protestant demonstration in the Duke Street Mission Room on October 22nd.

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COCKERMOUTH POLICE COURT.-The
adjudicating magistrates at this court on
Monday were
Messrs W.L.ALEXANDER (in the chair),
John WILSON, and
.H.P. SENHOUSE.
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