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Professor TYNDALL’s words in unveiling the statue of Carlyle will  contribute
to a national object, the extrication of CARLYLE’s memory from the  rubbish
heaps of a barren and hateful controversy.

 “The cloud passes away, and the mountain in its solid g...

 The usual New Year benefactions were dispensed at Edenhall on New Year's day.
Two four-year-old prime Highland bullocks, purchased in 1872, from MR. HUDSON of Whale, and fed on the home farm, weighing conjointly nearly 100 stones, slaughtered by WI





Well, t' "Star's" mead its furst appearance, an' Ah think be wat ah've heeard, its suited gaily weel.  Sartanly thear is sum 'at dusn't seem setisfied,  neah matter wat yan dus for them.  For instance, Ah've hard yan or two greet s

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...

At this court, on Friday, Mr. R. BELL, draper, Wigton, sued  the London and
North Western Railway Company for £3, damages for delay of the  delivery of
some goods. Mr. LAZONBY was for plaintiff, and Mr. CROPE of London  was for the
Company. A box, co


Trader from London

The Robust Captain THOMAS, will leave Whitehaven in a few days for London. On
her arrival there, she will immediately load at Symon's Wharf, to return to
this port.
                      Notice will be given of her arrival o...
Cumberland Ship Building

       Mr. LAMPORT, the eminent ship-builder of Workington, is now about
engaging to build two splendid vessels at his yard in that town, one of 1,200
tons, and the other 1,000 tons burden. Messers PEILE, SCOTT & Co., of t...
A very worthy man, who evidently admired Mrs. Siddons, even in her  mature
widowhood, was asked by a friend why he did not propose and marry  her.

“Marry her!” he exclaimed, thinking only of the dignified and majestic  
creature he had seen in Lady M...


Mark LANE Corn Exchange, July 26th, - We had heavy rain yesterday, and the
weather this morning has rather an unsettled appearance. Harvest work has been
partially commenced, and the reports from the country respecting the appear of

On Saturday an accident occurred at the level crossing known  as Mill
Crossing, near Silloth. The house at the Crossing is occupied by Joseph  REED,
platelayer, and his son, a boy of about twelve years of age, was engaged  in opening
the gate about the ...