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A.  BENSON

15, FINKLE - STREET, WORKINGTON.

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PETTY SESSIONS.
HACKTHORPE - MONDAY, JAN. 5.
 
(Before the REV. W. MARKHAM, and CAP. MARKHAM.)
 
ASSAULT. - HANNAH THWAITES, of Shap, preferred a charge of assault against GEORGE PARKS, of Kings Meaburn.  MR. J. P. SHEPHERD appeared for defendant. - Compl

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On Monday Dr. HARDWICKE held an inquiry at Chalk Farm Road as to the death  
of Elizabeth HALL, 31, wife of George Agustus HALL, a veterinary surgeon.

The evidence showed that the deceased had been annoyed by a report about  her
husband, which induce...
LINCOLN AUTUMN  MEETING

The Great Tom Stakes - Gaydene 1, The Jilt 2, Yorkshire Lad 3.  Eight ran.

Match Abana received forfeit.

The Johnstone Plate. - Southampton 1, The Jilt 2, Tweed 3. Six  ran.

The Witham Selling Stakes. - Dunmore 1, Bawbee 2, Brothe...
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The usual monthly meeting of the Gas Committee was held at the  harbour
Office on Tuesday afternoon last. Mr. MANDLE presided, and other members  present
were: -

Mr. CAREY

Mr. ROSS

Mr. BARNES

Mr. FLINN

Mr. WALKER

 The Clerk produced applications and ...

TESTIMONIAL TO MR. JOHN SLINGER, OF WARCOP.

On Friday evening, the 2nd inst., a large and influential meeting was held in the Temperance Hall, at Warcop, for the purpose of presenting to MR. JOHN SLINGER, a valuable testimonial as a token of the gener

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FATAL ACCIDENT AT WILLIAM  PIT.

On Tuesday night a young man named Thomas MILLER, residing in  Mount
Pleasant, was killed in the yard at William Pit.

 The deceased was employed there as a wagoner, and was letting a  railway
truck filled with coal out fro...
WHITEHAVEN AND  DISTRICT

THURSDAY.
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At this market there was only a small supply of wheat, and the  prices were
16s to 17s. Barley sold at 11s 6d. A fair supply of oats, which sold  at 8s 3d.
Indian corn keeps dear, and little doing in store wheat.

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 At the usual meeting of this Board yesterday, the Clerk  stated that a man
named BELL, a barber at Cleator Moor, had been brought before  the magistrates
and convicted of ill treating an apprentice who had formerly  been in the
Workhouse.

Mr. MUSGRAVE s...

FACTS and FACETIAE.
 
The oldest Westernn Settler .... The evening sun.
 
WANTED TO KNOW .... Is a baker's son not bred to the business ?
 
WHEN is the weather like the National Debt ? .... When it's unsettled.
 
QUERY .... May a girl be said to have a ringi

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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.