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Formerly NORTHERN COUNTIES GAZETTE.
ESTABLISHED 1878.
THE CONSERVATIVE ORGAN FOR WEST CUMBERLAND
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No. 42 (Registered as a Newspaper)
Price One Penny.
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1,000 TOMATO PLANTS ON SALE,
Including Webb's Sensation, Challenger, Early Ruby, Sutton's Earliest of all
Cropper, and various other kinds.

Also a few Strong

CUCUMBER PLANTS, all in Pots.
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A Large Stock of
VEGETABLE SEEDS,
All kinds, including all the Newest Peas, Flower Seeds, Cabbage Plants, Seed
Potatoes, and a Large Stock of Herbaceous Plants.
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C. B. G R A V E S
Gardener, Whitehaven.

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THE FISH TRADE.
Town and Country Orders Promptly Executed.
R.   G  R  A  H  A  M
(Agent for E. WOODGER & SONS),

KIPPERS, BLOATERS, RED HERRING, SALT HERRING,
SALT SALMON, LING, HADDIES, FINNIES,

Supplied Daily.

West Strand and 12, Duke-street,
Whitehaven
Good Stabling Accommodation.
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WEDDING PRESENT, BIRTHDAY PRESENTS, &C.  --  Always something new; the
latest Novelties at Lowest Prices. - W. WORKMAN, Whitehaven.
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For Good Value in
Men's Black Worsted Coats and Vests,
    Men's Tweed Trousers,
Men's Cord and Mole Trousers, and
    Boy's Suits in Great Variety.

Try

I. M.  C  O  L  L  I  S,
5, and 6, Low Church-street, Whitehaven
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WEDDING RINGS.                                             WEDDING PRESENTS.

For best value - A Large Assortment always on hand --  go to

SOLOMON HINDE,
WATCHMAKER, JEWELLER, &c.,
20, Tangier-street, Whitehaven.
CLOCKS from 2s 6d to £20.

Repairs and Cleaning for Town and Country.

Anglo-American Interchangeable Spectacles and Folders,
in Gold, Gold Filled and Steel Frames.
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WANTED KNOWN.
TO MOTHERS OF FAMILIES
If you Want SCHOOL BOOTS for your Boys we
have them for 1s 8-1/2d.
If you Want SCHOOL BOOTS for your girls
from 2s.
Or, If you Want a Nice BOOT or SHOE for yourself
or your husband,

COME TO THE
LEEDS BOOT COMPANY
11, King-Street,
Where you will get Single Pairs at Wholesale Prices.
FRANK MCKEE, Manager.
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J. M. ADAIR,
"The Book", 20, King-street , Whitehaven,
PRINTER  STATIONER,  BOOKBINDER,  AND  NEWSAGENT.

WALL PAPERS !  WALL PAPERS !!
WALL PAPERS, Suitable for Cottage and other
Properties, from 2-1/2d. per piece.

A Large Stock in hand for the Coming Season.
An Inspection Invited.
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THE CUMBERLAND ALMANAC AND TIDE TABLE FOR 1897
                                                                Now Ready,
1d.
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STOVE ORNAMENTS !     GRATE ORNAMENTS !!

A Good Selection of the various Styles for the Present Season.
Grate Shavings in white and colours.
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Daily and Weekly Papers and Monthly Magazines.
Any Magazine or Book not in Stock ordered free
of extra charge.
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STEEL'S
    PARROT FOOD.

    SPECIAL MIXED SEEDS

For Canaries, Goldfinches, and all Cage-Birds, with Fruit and Egg;  also
plain.

SPECIAL LINNET MIXTURE.
All in 2d and 4d Packets and 6d Bags.

Also SHELL GRIT for above in 1d, 3d, 6d, and 1s sizes.

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
40, MARKET PLACE, WHITEHAVEN.

Bird Seeds of All Kinds and Foods.
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WHITEHAVEN CAB & GENERAL POSTING CO., LTD.

Beg respectfully to announce they have COMMENCED RUNNING a 'BUS', which will
meet all trains.  Orders from any part of the Town will have prompt
attention.

POSTING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES.
Furniture Removed by Road or Rail.

R. FISHER, Manager
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Established 1854.
CENTRAL HAIRDRESSING ESTABLISHMENT,
56, Lowther-street, Whitehaven
(opposite Sutton's Clock)

BENSON TAYLOR, Proprietor.

Hairdresser to the leading gentry, and (by appointment) to the principal
Schools of West Cumberland.

Haircutting, Singeing, and Shampooing
As in first-class London shops.

Each Customer is guaranteed CLEAN WATER and SEPARATE SOAP for Shaving.
RAZORS of tried and Guaranteed Quality for Sale. Exchanged if not approved.

MACHINE HAIR BRUSHES          LADIES' ROOM.
A large Stock of HAIR always on hand.  Patterns accurately matched.

All descriptions of Hair Work made on the premises by skilled workmen.

LADIES OWN COMBINGS MADE UP.
All Hinde's Specialities for the Hair kept in stock.

Sole makers of the celebrated

"CANTHARADINE REGENERATOR"

The best remedy for thin hair.
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SELLING OFF.
NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE
Enough to fill a Dozen Houses from Cellar to Attic.

A Large Quantity of IRON BEDSTEADS.

GEORGE QUIN.
5, Low Queen-street, Whitehaven.
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REGISTERED TRADE MARK (picture of a hand holding a sword)

W. J. ARMSTRONG'S
HIGH-CLASS MINERAL WATERS.
For Purity and Quality They Cannot Be Excelled.

LUNCHEON ALE
In Bottle
Contains nothing but the best Hops
and Malt, and will be found one of
the best light Dinner Ales in the Market.

TOWER BREWERY,
WHITEHAVEN.

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NOTICE TO MINERAL WATER
MANUFACTURERS AND OTHERS

W. J. ARMSTRONG, TOWER BREWERY, Whitehaven,
respectfully ask that all his BOTTLES and SYPHONS delivered
or collected by mistake may be returned to him without delay, and
undertakes that any delivered or collected by him in a similar manner
shall be sent to the proper owners forthwith;  and also begs to intimate
that anyone filling his Bottles or Syphons is an infringement on his rights
under the Trade Mark Act.
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JOHN TYSON & SONS
Beg to Announce that their BUYERS have now Returned from the London Markets
and
they have secured for all Departments the Latest and Most

FASHIONABLE GOODS
                    FOR THE
                            SPRING TRADE.

We have  a Magnificent Collection of

ENGLISH & FOREIGN DRESS STUFFS,
In Every Conceivable Variety of Design and Colourings, Including

Plain and Fancy SERGES.
Shot ONDENES and POPLINS
Shot EPANGELINES,

New Unshrinkable Amazon CLOTHS in 50 Shades,
New Effects in TINSEL BROCADES, EXQUISITE COLOURS.

VICTORIA SERGES (all Shades).
The New Diamond ARMURE COATINGS,  &c.
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MANTLES.
BLACK & COLOURED.  The Newest Shapes.

The Latest London Novelty is the
FASHIONABLE BOLERO.

We have a Choice Selectioin of this Class of Garment in BLACK SILK,
and PLUSH, and COLOURS, Trimmed with Handsome JET and LACE.

We anticipate a Great Demand for Boleros.

COSTUMES will be much worn, and WE ARE Fully Prepared with some
BEAUTIFUL GARMENTS, both in Black and Fashionable Colours.
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SUNSHADES in Great Variety, both as regards Styles and Coverings.
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Grand Stock of LACE and MADRAS MUSLIN CURTAINS.  All Prices

New ART MUSLINS.  Plain and Fancy.

LADIES' Silk and Cotton BLOUSES, SHIRTS, TIES, and COLLARS.

TRIMMINGS to Match all DRESSES.
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TAILORING DEPARTMENT.

New Range of Summer Suitings, Trouserings, and Overcoatings.
Style and Fit Guaranteed.

DRESSES and COSTUMES made on the Premises by Skilled Hands.

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CARPETS, OILCLOTHS, LINOLEUMS, and GENERAL DRAPERY.

AN INSPECTION IS RESPECTFULY REQUESTED.

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JOHN TYSON & SONS,
34, King Street, Whitehaven.
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PEEL HOTEL, MILLOM

FIRST-CLASS COMMERCIAL HOTEL.

BASS'S ALE AND STOUT ON DRAUGHT AND IN BOTTLES.

Sole Agent for Ennerdale Co.'s Aerated Waters and the World-Known
Whiskey, MOSSOP'S BLEND.

Good Stabling.  Seven Minutes from Station.

STEPHEN TROUGHTON, Proprietor.
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STOVES & HEATING APPARATUS
Of All Sorts.   For Coal, Coke, Gas or Oil.

THE PATENT "WELL FIRE" The Ideal Fire Place
SKATES - Caledonia, Kondor, Acme, Wood, &c.
FIRE AND THIEF-RESISTING SAFES-All Sizes in Stock.
FURNITURE STORED TO ANY EXTENT, In Dry Rooms.

Telephone 3.                   Telegrams "Whittle"

JOHN WHITTLE & SON'S, Whitehaven
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JOHN WILSON, SEED MERCHANT, WHITEHAVEN,
Is now prepared to supply, of best quality only, all sorts of

SEEDS required in the CONSERVATORY, GARDEN or FIELD

Also, HORTICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, REQUISITES and APPLIANCES,

Such as

MANURES   FLOWER POTS   DUTCH BULBS   BIRD NETTING
INSECTISIDES   WEED KILLER   BEE FOUNDATION   FOOT-ROT OINTMENT
HONEY SECTIONS   SHEEP DIP &c.

DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUES POST FREE ON DEMAND.
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CABBAGE PLANTS                CABBAGE PLANTS

JOHN CRAGG, Market Gardener, Seedsman, and Florist
Corkickle Gardens, Whitehaven.
Is now Offering a Large Quantity of CABBAGE PLANTS

Of the Three Favourite and Sterling Varieties,
        "Mein's No. 1"   "Drumhead Red" and "Gibson's Glen Dwarf Drumhead"
with other equally well-known sorts.

CUT FLOWERS, BOUQUETS, WREATHS, CROSSES, and other Floral Decorations
made up on the Shortest Notice with Taste and Skill.

A Fine Collection of PALMS, FERNS, and other PLANTS, for Home and Decorative
Purposes.
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PRINTING of all Kinds done at the "Gazette" Office, Whitehaven.  Orders
solicited.
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BLACK LION HOTEL, WHITEHAVEN.

Every comfort and attention for Families and Commercial Gentlemen.

RESTAURANT AND BILLIARD ROOM.

MRS. SHEPHERD, Proprietress.

N.B.  Families supplied with WINES and SPIRITS of Finest Quality;
also BOTTLED BEER and STOUT in Prime Condition.
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Established Over 60 Years.

Go to
            WILSON'S
For Reliable Instruments.

PIANOS from 8s 9d per Month
ORGANS from 4s per Month.

Delivered Free.
Sole Agent for the Celebrated
COLLARD & COLLARD, KIRKMAN and BRINSMEAD'S PIANOS. ESTEY'S ORGANS etc.

Resident London Tuner.

WILSON'S, 27, Lowther-street, Whitehaven,  and
36, South William-street, Workington
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GEORGE WATSON, Mineral Water Manufacturer, Cleator Moor.

The Medical Gentlemen of the District recommend highly the Potass, Seltzer,
and Lithia Waters, as the best made in Cumberland.  All our Mineral Waters
guaranteed by analysis.

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W. B. DALZELL, Wholesale and Retail Butcher, Poulterer, &c.,
41, King-street, WHITEHAVEN.

W. B. DALZELL is in a position to Supply Hotels, Private Families, &c., with
Every Description of the BEST MEAT and POULTRY on the Shortest Notice, and
at Reasonable Prices.
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PURE, STIMULATING, REFRESHING,
FISHER'S
GOLDEN CANISTER TEAS

Are a selection of Pure Leaf Teas, from the best gardens of India, China,
and Ceylon.  Being blended on the premises by Modern Machinery, under
personal supervision, most careful attention is directed to the Blending so
as to secure the greatest amount of STRENGTH and FLAVOUR.  Being free from
any Common Teas, which are so injurious to health, they form an invigorating
and refreshing drink, suitable for the most delicate.

Sold at 1/,  1/4,  1/6,  1/8,  1/10,  2/,  2/4,  2/6,  2/8, and 2/10 per lb.

JOSEPH ISAAC FISHER, Family Grocer, and Tea Dealer,
15 Duke-street,   1 & 2, Senhouse-street, WHITEHAVEN.

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ALEX. NOBLE & CO.,
OIL AND PAINT MERCHANTS,
IRONWORKS, COLLIERY, and MINE FURNISHERS,

24, IRISH-STREET, WHITEHAVEN.
Cylinder Oil    Engine Oil   Burning Oil.
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GLOBE HOTEL
WHITEHAVEN

FAMILY AND COMMERCIAL HOTEL.
Restaurant                                    Billiards.
J. T. ROBINSON,      PROPRIETOR.
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SHEEP SALVE,   TAR,   GREASE,   BUTTER,   &c., &c.

AGENT FOR

"MCDOUGALL'S"
MCLEOD'S"
"BANKHALL"
"JEYE'S"                                    SHEEP DIPS.

S  T  E  E  L  E,
40, Market Place.

DOG BISCUITS        POULTRY FOOD

GROCERIES OF THE BEST QUALITY.

MY BLENDS OF TEA

AT  1s. 4d.,   1s. 6d.,   1s 8d.,   1s. 10d.

ARE UNEQUALLED

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Now Ready,
JOHNSTON'S NEW SEASON JAMS,
Manufactured on the Premises, from the
FINEST SELECTED FRUIT AND PURE CANE SUGAR.

A Household Requisite.
To be Had at

A. W. JOHNSTON'S
British and Foreign Fruit Stores,
23, King-street, Whitehaven.
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FURNITURE, BEDSTEADS, BEDDING, &C.

Dining and Drawing-room Suites, Sideboards, Cabinets, Cheffoniers,
Overmantels, Couches, Easy Chairs, Ordinary and Occasional Chairs.

Pedestal Desks, Davenports, &c.

BEDROOM SUITES In various Woods and of sound make.
CHEST OF DRAWERS, TOILET TABLES, TOILET GLASSES.

CARPET SQUARES In Brussels, Axminster, and Tapestry, with Borders to
correspond.

PARISIAN AND FRENCH BEDSTEADS
WIRE MATTRESSES.

Hair, Fibre, and Wool Mattresses.
Feathers, Down, and Flocks.
MANGLES AND WRINGING MACHINES.
Fenders, Curbs, Fire Irons, and Brasses, Dogs, &c.

KITCHEN FURNITURE In Great Variety and of Good Quality.

A large selection of BASSINETTES and MAIL CARTS, for one or two Children of
best make only.

BAMBOO FURNITURE, CORNICE POLES, &C.

Inspection Invited.

JAMES BROWN
49, King-Street, Whitehaven.
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Telegraphic Address:

"NICHOLSON",  WHITEHAVEN.

Telephone No. 41.

JOSEPH NICHOLSON and FRANKS,
STOCK AND SHARE BROKERS
18, Church Street, Whitehaven.

ESTABLISHED 1856
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SPLENDID NEW STOCK OF GOODS for SPRING SEASON.

GARDEN REQUISITES.
Lawn Mowers, Garden Sets and Rollers, Spades, Forks, Hoes, and Rakes

DAIRY UTENSILS
of Every Description Made on the Premises by Experienced Workmen

SPORTS
Fishing Tackle, Golf, Cricket, Lawn Tennis
New Catalogues Now Ready.  Free on Application.

DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION MEDALS.
Special Quotations for Quantities to Schools and Committees.

The Oldest Established and Most Up-To-Date Business in the District.

CHARLES D. GORDON & CO.
32. King-street, Whitehaven.
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MURRAY & SON
Billposters.

Lessees of the Greatest Number, Largest, and Best.

POSTING STREET STATIONS
in
Whitehaven, Cleator Moor, Egremont & District.
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Formerly NORTHERN COUNTIES GAZETTE.
ESTABLISHED 1878.
THE CONSERVATIVE ORGAN FOR WEST CUMBERLAND
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No. 42 (Registered as a Newspaper)
Price One Penny.
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C    O    A    L    S

HENRY HUTCHINSON,
Coal Merchant, Carter, &c.,
AGENT for,

BEST HOUSE COAL.  EXTRA LARGE NUTS.  and WASHED SMALL.

Coals for Charitable Purposes at Lowest Price.

BRICKS.  TILES.  &c. on Hand.

Prices on Application at

3, PRESTON-STREET, or the DEPOTS, PRESTON-STREET STATION.
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LOVELLS' PHOTOGRAPHIC ART STUDIO,
Wellington-row,  Brackenthwaite,  Whitehaven.
Established 30 Years.  Maintains Their Celebrity.

SEASON 1897.

New Scenery for Cyclists.  New Scenery for Children.  Accessories, up to
Date.

FOR ENLARGEMENT  arrangements are made with Leading Artists for the Artistic
Finish of all Photographs, from the Smallest Size to Life Size Painting in
Oil.  1s  2nd, and 3rd Class to suit all Clients.

QUALITY UNAPPROACHABLE.  PROMPTITUDE OF EXECUTION BEYOND RIVALRY.

Stamp Photos a Novelty.  12 for 1s.,  if Mounted 1s  6d.    Postage 1d.
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CUMBERLAND BACON
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R. H. DONALDSON, Butcher and Bacon Curer
47, Market Place, WHITEHAVEN,

Is Now Selling Prime
HOME-CURED CUMBERLAND BACON
From 6d. per lb.

and PURE HOME-RENDERED CUMBERLAND LARD
at 4d. per lb.
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HARRISON'S, Wholesale and Retail Spring Boot and Clog Manufactory
161, Low Queen-street, Whitehaven

Dealer in Leather, Wood, Hand-dressed Soles, Caulkers, Nails, Tacks, &c.
Price List on Application.
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WILLIAM BROWN, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BUTCHER,
54, ROPER-STREET, WHITEHAVEN.
Shipping Supplied.

Meat of the Best Quality only supplied, at the Lowest Market Prices.
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JOHN HUDDLESTON, Wine and Spirit Merchant,
Market Place, Whitehaven.

Rare Old Scotch and Irish Whiskies, 14s to 21s per gallon.

Fine Old Port (Special), 2s 9d per bottle

Rare Old Brown Sherry, 36s per dozen

Mountain Zinfandel (Californian Burgandy), 24s per dozen bottles.
Many iminent medical men have testified to the nourishing and vitalizing
propereties of this wine.
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JOHN WILSON,   BONE-SETTER,
Railway Terrace, Aspatria.

Attends the Under-mentioned Places:

MONDAYS - Globe Hotel, Cockermouth, Twelve Noon until Two p.m.
TUESDAYS - Black Swan Hotel, Wigton, Twelve Noon till Two p.m.
WEDNESDAYS - At Home.
THURSDAYS - Golden Lion Hotel, Whitehaven, Eleven a.m. till Two p.m.;
                           also at Station Hotel, Workington, Three p.m.
till Five p.m.
FRIDAYS - MRS. BETTONEY's, Granville Hotel, Maryport, Twelve till Three p.m.
SATURDAYS - Caledonian Hotel, Carlisle, Ten a.m. till Three p.m.

Communications addressed to RAILWAY TERRACE, ASPATRIA, will receive
immediate atention.
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JOHN BEWLEY, Butcher and Bacon Curer, Hollow Dyke, Frizington.

THE VERY BEST BEEF AND MUTTON
Home-cured Hams, Pickled Tongues, &c.,
All in Prime Condition.
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E. HARTLEY, Confectioner and Bride Cake Maker.
7 DUKE-STREET, WHITEHAVEN.
Bridecakes, Christening Cakes, and Birthday Cakes.

TEA AND REFRESHMENT ROOMS.
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LICENSED VICTUALLERS AND HOTELS
Supplied with Glass Tumblers, Wine, Spirits,
Flasks, Water Bottles, Jugs and Pints, and
T. W. Pipes, at Lowest Prices.

W. WORKMAN,  WHITEHAVEN