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On Wednesday evening the Committee of the above held a grand  concert of
vocal and instrumental music in the Public Hall. Mr. David JACKSON  occupied the
chair. There was not a large attendance, owing to the unsettled  state of the
weather. The followin...



St. James, April 11, 1777.

Ceremonial of the Knighthood and Investiture of MAJOR-GENERAL HENRY CLINTON, KNIGHT OF THE BATH.

THE Knights and Officers of the Order attended in the Privy Chamber in thei...
At the Maryport Police Court, on Friday, Joseph  PATTINSON, innkeeper, of
Maryport, was charged with having, on the 6th of  October, cruelly caused a horse
to be worked whilst in an unfit condition; and  Lawrence MESSENGER, carter,
Maryport, was charged...

The statement recently made by a labourer named HERBERT, at a meeting held in Newport, Isle of Wight, that he had been discharged from the Queen's estate at Osborne, because he had asked for higher wages, could not be accep


With great rejoicings and festivity, the marriage of the DUKE OF ST. ALBANS to MISS GRACE OSBORNE was celebrated on Saturday at Newton Annan, near Clonmel, the seat of MR. RALPH BERNAL OSBORNE, M. P., father of the bride.
In returning thanks for his


       Last week a lecture was delivered in London by Mr. MOSSMAN, for
several years a resident in Australia, on the subject of Australia and its gold
mines. Mr. MOSSMAN said that, knowing from experience how important it is to get
correct inform...

The following reply of the New Zealand Government to the memorial recently presented on behalf of the National Agricultural Labourers' Union, praying that free passages may be granted to suitable emig


There was a social gathering at the above-named village on the 8th inst., of a very pleasing character  -  the occasion of MR. ROBERT SISSON attaining his majority, and being freed from the bonds of his apprenticeship, which, we may add, he h


       A few weeks ago a lady of genteel appearance. rather below the middle
size and pretty looking, called at the shop of Mr. MOORE, in the Market-Place,
and requested him to put up three pairs of shoes to fit two children of the
respective age...

On Saturday last, the Primitive Methodist anniversary was held at Kaber, when about one hundred and fifty sat down to an excellent tea.
THE REV. W. SHIPLEY, of Kirkby Stephen, afterwards addressed the meeting in an interesting manner.