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“WOODWORKER,” an Indian chief, says he has never seen a grey haired  Indian
in his life, and he has seen some over ninety years old. It is because an  
Indian has no trouble, no worriment, or anything that way. Let an Indian start a  
twenty-four col
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Very English in its simplicity was the welcome home which Sir  Garnet
WOLSELEY received at Dover on Saturday and in London; but the gallant  general knows
well that the crowds that greeted him with so much enthusiasm,  though with so
little obstentation...
KENDAL FARMERS' CLUB........................part #1
 
The members of the above club met at their Club Room, Old Market Hall Chambers, to hear and discuss a paper on "Milk and its products" -  introduced by the president MR. WILLIAM HENRY WAKEFIELD, Sed...

The Times’ Odessa correspondent, writing on April 15, says  -

“Yesterday evening the voluntary cruiser, Nijni- Novgorod,  left this port
with four hundred male and eight female convicts for the island  of Saghalin.

In the afternoon a religious servic

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Attendance orders were made upon the following parents to send their  
children regularly to school:

William DUGGAN

John HARRISON

Catherine MILLIGAN

Ann FARLEY, Maryport.
The ordinary monthly meeting of the members of the Local  Branch of the
Liberal Association was held in the Temperance Institute on  Wednesday. There was a
good attendance and a profitable evening was  spent.

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The steam tug, which is to succeed...

RE-DEDICATION OF KIRKBY STEPHEN CHURCH.
 
The noble old Church of Kirkby Stephen - Cathedral-like in its proportions, design, and arrangments - was on Tuesday last (the Feast of the Epiphany) solemnly rededicated to the service of God.
 
Few parish churc

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KESWICK PETTY SESSIONS,  Saturday.
 
Before T. S. SPEDDING,   WM. OXLEY,  and   H. A. SPEDDING, Esqrs., and the  REV. H. M. SHORT.
 
A QUESTION OF TIME.
 
SUSANNAH GRISEDALE, a married woman, wife of NORMAN GRIZEDALE, was charged with having perjured herse...
 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.