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On Wednesday evening the Maryport Branch of the Blue Ribbon Army  commenced
the “winter’s campaign” by a united prayer meeting in the Athenaeum,  
Maryport. There was a large attendance. Last night a public meeting was held in  the
same place, and was p...
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A Bill has just recently been introduced into the Legislature of the  State
of New York, has been read twice, and referred to the Game Law Committee,  who
have reported favorably thereon.

The new Act is in fact an amendment of a section in the...
A PASSENGER BURNED TO  DEATH.

An appalling accident to a Pullman car was reported on Monday.  While the
Scotch Express which left St. Pancras at 9-15 on Saturday evening was  traveling
towards Leeds, the conductor whose name is  DONALDSON, of one of  th...

The Ullswater Fox Hounds will meet on Saturday, Jan. 10th, at Abbey Gate, for "The Divisions;" on Tuesday, the 12th, at Lazonby Fell;  and on Thursday, the 15th, at Barron Wood, - at 10.30 a.m.
 
The Greystoke Beagles will meet on Monday, the 12th Jan.

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CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER
WITH DYNAMITE.
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Joseph BELL, 27, coal miner, imperfectly instructed, was charged  with
feloniously and with malice aforethought attempting to kill and murder one  John
BELL and one Martha BELL, by means of an explosive subs...

SUDDEN DEATH AT EGREMONT - On Sunday evening a rather sudden death occurred at
Egremont. A woman named SAVAGE, aged 56, was out in the afternoon, and about half-pat six
 was suddenly attacked by paralysis, and never rallied, death resulting about...

This joyful season has once more passed, and we hope the inhabitants of this parish have every reason to look back upon it with feelings of gratitude, thankfulness, and satisfaction.  The spirit of liberality has again been manifested in a very prais

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FATAL FALL OVER ETTERBY SCAUR, CARLISLE.

At an early hour on Saturday morning MR. SAMUEL IRVING, of Stanwix, a gentleman about 70 years of age, who formerly held a responsible position in the office of the Town Clerk of Carlisle for many years, accid...

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR'S FESTIVALS.

RAVENSTONEDALE. - On Monday evening last, the annual Christmas tea party was
held in the Independent Chapel, Ravenstonedale.  There was a large
attendance.  At the public meeting, the pastor of the church, the Rev. W.

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COCKERMOUTH AND WORKINGTON JOINT WATER COMMITTEE.

 

On Thursday afternoon, the annual meeting of the above Committee was held at the Local Board Offices, Washington Street.  There were present:  MESSRS. T. PAISLEY (chairman);  P. WEDGEWOOD,  D.

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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.