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DEATHS.

MUSGRAVE - At Duke Street, Penrith, on the 24th ult., MARY MUSGRAVE, aged 28
years.

FALLOWFIELD - At 17, Middlegate, Penrith, on the 24th ult., the infant
daughter of Mr. JONATHAN FALLOWFIELD.

SPEDDING - In Burrowgate, Penrith, on the 24th ult.,

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WIGTON.

At the Wigton Police Court on Friday, John STUBBS, dock labourer,  at
Silloth, but who comes from Longtown, was charged with stealing £4  10s  in gold and
some silver from the person of David PUGH, master of the Amity, of  Carnarvon,
now lying in...
On Monday morning between ten and eleven o’clock, a child named  Henry
MORWOOD, eight years of age, and son of Henry MORWOOD, ironworker,  residing at
Gilmour-street, near Maryport, was killed at Collins-terrace by  being jammed
between a wall and the h...

POLICE COURT
WIGTON - TUESDAY.
(Before E.  FIDLER, Esq.)

DISOBEYING ORDERS
AT THE WORKHOUSE

Joseph HEWITSON, an inmate of the workhouse at Wigton, was charged with  
disobeying orders in the house.

Miss. LOWTHER (the assistant matron) proved the offe

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    Some of the most difficult and  dangerous work has been executed in the
narrow lanes and streets. The old houses  in Coupland were in danger of being
let down when the deep sewer was cut, and  many people thought it would have
been a good way of mak...
There is a certain man in this town whom I am going to lick  until he won’t
be out of bed for six months after, and I wasn’t to know what it  will cost
me.”

 So said a man who entered a Griswold - street law office yesterday,  and it
was plain to be seen...

On Monday, No. 4 submerged girder of the Tay Bridge was brought ashore.  In
this girder the guard’s van and second class carriage were encased, and to it  
much importance was attached. The iron work now discovered shows unmistakable  
evidence that

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NOTICE.

For greater convenience, and in order that the interests of our  Workington
subscribers and advertisers may be properly attended to, our  BRANCH-OFFICE in
the town will in future be at the shop of Mr. J. E. CARMICHAEL,  News Agent,
Finkle-Street,...

We regret to announce the death, yesterday morning, of Mr.  WILSON, of
Shotley Hall, at the age of 80 years.

Mr. WILSON was highly respected in both East Cumberland and in  
Northumberland, and his public spirit, especially in encouraging the finer  

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On Friday night last, Miss. INMAN, of Burgh, who has been  conducting
services in the Primitive Methodist Chapel for the last fortnight,  brought her
mission to a close. A tea meeting was held, when the tables were  presided over by:
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Mrs. MATTARAS

Mrs. ...
 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.