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THE PANTIN TRAGEDY.
 
THE DISCOVERY OF THE LAST BODY.
 
The Paris correspondent gives details of the discovery of the body of the elder KINCK, from which it appears that immediately after the confession of the murderer, an officer of justice was despatch...

Some correspondence between MR. WHALLEY and the editors of the "Liverpool
Mercury" appeared in that paper lately, relative to the TICHBORNE case.  The
correspondent includes the following letter from JEAN LUIE

City Prison, Holloway, December 12, 1843.

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In aid of the funds of the Wesleyan Missionary Society special  services were
preached in the Wesleyan Chapel, Workington, on Sunday last.

 Sermons were preached morning and evening by the Rev. J. KERNICK, the  
junior minister for the Workington circui...

FIRE. - A fire occurred in Berkley Court, Duke Street in this town on Sunday
evening, July 11, which at one time threatened an extensive destruction to
surrounding buildings. The fire originated in a foul chimney, and was with great
difficulty pr...

Farewell Words


Our Dublin correspondent telegraphs that the Duchess of  Marlborough has
addressed a letter to the distressed districts of Ireland,  written in English and
Irish, and dated Viceregal Lodge, Dublin, April  21.

Her Grace says before leavi...

 LIGHTFOOT - MOTTON - At Patterdale, on the 1st inst., by the REV. J. FALCON,   MR. E. LIGHTFOOT, grocer, to JANE, only daughter of MR. GEORGE MOTTON, Patterdale.
 
TIMPANY - MUNKMAN - On the 26th ult., at Grove Street Independent Chapel, Boston, by th

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CAPE TOWN, March 30, via Plymouth.

The Select Committee of the Transvaal Legislative Council, to whom the  
Native Hut Tax Bill was referred for report, have recommended that the tax  should
be increased from 10s, as originally proposed, to 20s, and ...
HIGH WATER AT WHITEHAVEN QUAY, the ensuing Week

Thursday .................................(Morn.) 10 17 (Even.) 10 55

Wednesday..............................(Morn.) 11 17 (Even.) 11 57

Thursday..................................(Morn.) 11 57 (Even.)   0 ...
 
ECCENTRIC PRAYERS.
 
Some very eccentric expressions were used in the prayers of clergymen of the last century.
 
An Edinburgh minister was inclined to grumble when he prayed,    "Give us not evil to think Thee neglectful of Thine own, for we are Thine ...

SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.

The chairmen of the various railway companies continue to reply to the
circular recently sent to them by the President of the Board of Trade.
There is a certain similarity in the tone and argumentation of all the
replies.  I

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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.