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There is a certain man in this town whom I am going to lick  until he won’t
be out of bed for six months after, and I wasn’t to know what it  will cost
me.”

 So said a man who entered a Griswold - street law office yesterday,  and it
was plain to be seen...
MARRIAGES
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MAXWELL-BAIRD - At 20, Belhaven Terrace, Glasgow, on the 20th April  1880, by
the Rev. R. ARMSTRONG, M. A., of St. Matthew’s Parish, and the Rev.  John
DOWNES, of East Kilbride Parish, Sir William MAXWELL, Baronet, of  Calderwood,
La...
The bodies of a man, a woman and a child have been found in a  canal on the
outskirts of Sheffield. The woman has been identified as Lucy  Oldfield, and
the child, who was about 12 months old, is hers. She was a  domestic servant,
and had been out of...
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...
COCKERMOUTH & WORKINGTON
JOINT  WATER COMMITTEE.
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 The usual monthly meeting of the Cockermouth and  Workington Joint Water
Committee was held at the Local Board Office, Washington  Street, Workington,
yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. Mr. W. FLETCHER ...

KABER.
 
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.
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"LOOK HERE!"



       "LOOK HERE!" - Numerous, indeed, are the stratagems not unfrequently
resorted to by our shopkeepers, as an incentive to induce the public to become
purchasers of their wares; but all others are completely cast  in the shade
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A miner named John PARK, 29 years of age, residing at Carlton,  near
Egremont, died on Saturday from injuries received in descending Wyndham  Pit, Bigrigg
Moor, on Friday.

The circumstances under which he received the injuries were these: -

He came to th...
Shortly after 4 o’clock on Wednesday morning, the fire brigade received  
information of a fire in Charlton Street, Somers Town, London.

Engines from St. Pancras, Holborn, Clerkenwell, and other station promptly  
attended. The fire proved to be at t...

WHOLESALE MARRIAGES.

The "Echo" says: - It has been the custom in many large parishes to
distribute the marriage service, when a great number of couples are to be
married, by reading the opening and closing portions 'pro bono publico', and
only repeat

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