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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LORD BROUGHAM AND THE WHIGS.
 
It remains true that BROUGHAM was more than a Whig, that the Whigs felt it, and that he never pulled well in harness with them.
 
The circumstance was due partly to his defects.  Though, in an emergency he worked for his p...
Shipping Intelligence

The Wasdale, TATE, was launched from the Patent Slip at this port, on the
23rd instant, after receiving a new keel and other repairs; and the schooner,
Jane, Moffet, was taken upon the said slip on the same day to undergo rep...
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...

ALARMING COLLISION.
 
A somewhat alarming collision occurred on Saturday forenoon, about twenty minutes past eleven o'clock, near Shap Station, of the Lancaster and Carlisle section of the London and North-Western Railway.  The passenger train which le

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WORKINGTON.

At the Workington police Court on Wednesday, Thomas TRAINER,  labourer,
Workington, was charged with having stolen a piece of ham, the  property of Charles
James FOX, provision dealer, on Saturday night last.

Prosecutor stated that on the nig...
Further explorations by Mr. ROBINSON and other in a field near the well  
known Roman Road at Maryport resulted in unearthing a Roman altar or monumental  
stone on Saturday.

It consists of an octagonal shaft springing from a fluted base; on the  upp...
PART I.

The conviction of Hugh GRANT for the willful murder of his child  at
Workington was a forgone conclusion. It was impossible for the jury to return  any
other verdict than the one which has produced such a profound sensation in  West
Cumberland. N...
 
MR. PLATT, M.P., ON THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
 
On Saturday night, MR. PLATT, one of the members for Oldham, addressed a meeting in connection with the Working Men's Liberal Association.
 
In the course of his speech, he said that although a churchman hims...
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 ...