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THE BLUE RIBBON MOVEMENT
AT  WORKINGTON.
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The meetings conducted by the working ton Branch of the Blue  Ribbon Army
continue to create widespread interest, and the number of members is  now over
1,500.

 A working men’s meeting was held on Saturday ev...

The Daily News’ Cabul correspondent telegraphs -

“Foraging parties from General ROSS’s force have been fired on  by the Neukh
tribesmen, who were punished last November. On a force moving to  cover the
foraging parties the enemy retired. A reconnaiss

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LORD  DUFFERIN
(By Telegraph)

A Central News Telegram from Constantinople, yesterday says: - Lord  DUFFERIN
sails for Egypt in the Antelope this afternoon. He will have no  previous
audience of the Sultan. A request to postpone his departure was  reitera...
MASTERS AND SERVANTS
 
DEMAND AND SUPPLY IN PRACTICE..............PART II
 
Let us now push our inquiry a step further.  Let us suppose that all servants profiting at last by the good advice to which they have always been liberalie treated, have by a str...

NOTICES.

FOUND on New Year's Day, 1874, at BROWNHOW, near Blencow Station, a BOX
containing VALUABLES.

The Owner can have it by describing the articles, on applying to GEO.
JOHNSTON, Newbiggin, Dacre, and paying all expenses.
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LOST,

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AMONGST the Christmas sports MESSRS. COOK, the tourists, announce a wild
boar hunt in the Eifel Mountains.

A PARISIAN theatrical journal issues with each number the photograph of an
actor or actress, said to be of excellent quality and ordinarily wort

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SECOND DAY. - WEDNESDAY
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 Mr. Justice DAY took his seat on the Bench about twenty-five minutes  after
ten o’clock, and at once proceeded with the trial of the only remaining  case
in the Calendar. Before his Lordship arrived every available seat in ...

THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT AND ENGLISH LABOURERS.
 
The following reply of the New Zealand Government to the memorial recently presented on behalf of the National Agricultural Labourers' Union, praying that free passages may be granted to suitable emig

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OPINION PIECE

For the CUMBERLAND PACQUET.

Many speculative men (amongst whom I doubt not may be some of your Readers) having lately been engaged in a controversy concerning BERKLEY's opinion of a material world, I shall, with your leave, take the liber...

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 LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS.

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WIGTON B. W. T. A.

   There was a large attendance at the weekly session  held in the
Temperance Hall, Wigton. Mr. D. W. REED, B. Sc., Brookfield,  presiding. Mrs. REED
kindly brought along Mr. Harvey THEOBOLD to entertain the  company, and the
lantern lecture which he gave was much enjoyed.

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CLIFTON WESLEYAN CHAPEL.

   The Rev. H. SYMMONS, Circuit Minister, presided at  the annual missionary
meeting of this chapel on Thursday evening. There was a  good attendance to
hear his lecture on "The Pathos and Humour of Slum Life in  East London," which
was both interesting and amusing.

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ACCIDENT AT FLIMBY.

   When Mrs. A. MILLAR was alighting from the 8-25  Cumberland bus at Flimby
on Saturday night, she fell and her head came in  contact with the
kerb-stone, causing severe wounds. Mr. WILLIAMSONM rendered  first aid and Mrs. MILLAR
was removed to her home where she received attention  from the nurse and doctor.

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POLICE PROMOTION.

   Detective-Sergt. Joseph CARRUTHERS, of Calgary City  Police Force
(Western Canada) a son of ex- Police Sergt. Geo. CARRUTHERS, of  Maryport, has been
promoted to the post of inspector in charge of the night  force. A Calgary
paper states that Inspector CARRUTHERS has a long list of major  crime convictions
to his credit.

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ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, BIGRIGG.

   Special services were held at St. John's Church,  Bigrigg, on Palm
Sunday, the preacher in the morning and at the afternoon  services being the curate,
the Rev. G. H. EGGLETON. The choir rendered Stainer's  "Crucifixion" and the
rector of ST. Mary's, Egremont, Rev. I. EARNSHAW was the  preacher at the
evening service.