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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To the Editor of the Maryport Advertiser.

Sir, - Now that the donning of the Blue Ribbon is recognized all over  the
country as a great power in promoting sobriety and crushing out the curse of  
drunkenness, it behoves all who profess its principles to...
 
SINGULAR OCCURRENCE AT SEA.  -   MR. DOBIGNY, of the firm of DOBIGNY, RHETT and Co., Bahia, writes
 
"I arrived on the 25th November at Liverpool, after a most tedious and long voyage from Bahia, in the three-masted schooner "Seminole", CAPTAIN JOHN M...
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...
CARLISLE.

TO BE LET or SOLD, a convenient DWELLING-HOUSE, situated in Castle-Street, Carlisle, now in the Occupation of the P v. MR. FARION;  with a Garden, Stables, Coach-house, and other Offices.

For Particulars enquire of JOHN LOSH, Esq., Woodside.

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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...
A "PETTICOAT SOLDIER"  --  On Monday, at the Glasgow Central Police-court, ELLEN BROWN, a strapping young woman, residing in New Vennel, was charged with dressing herself in a soldier's uniform on Sunday, and parading the New Vennel, causing thereby ...
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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 ...
 
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 ...
 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.