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LORD  DUFFERIN
(By Telegraph)

A Central News Telegram from Constantinople, yesterday says: - Lord  DUFFERIN
sails for Egypt in the Antelope this afternoon. He will have no  previous
audience of the Sultan. A request to postpone his departure was  reitera...

HOW BANK ROBBERS WERE PUNISHED IN AMERICA.

A correspondent of the New York "Herald" dating Newcastle, Delaware,
December 10 writes: .................

Delaware is too small a State to be really healthy for bank bursters.  Four
distinguished members of t

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ADVERTISEMENTS.

 

GEORGE IRVING

Practical Watchmaker,

76, Main Street,

Cockermouth.

 

Repairs Promptly Executed.

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DAVID ROOKE,

Practical Hatter

51, Main Street,

Cockermouth

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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...
DESSERT FRUITS. - A fine choice selection of Muscatel Raisins, French  Plums,
Figs, Grapes, American Apples.

-W. BAINES, Scotch Street.

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GRATES, &c., Register Grates, Kitchen Ranges, Ovens, Boilers,  Skylights,
Iron Spouting, all sizes....

 

SMALL NEWS ITEMS.

 

MR. BRIGHT is improving slowly.  He sits up for two hours and a half each day.

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The record of admissions on Saturday was  11, 05S.  The total since the opening is 1,520,853.

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Local Intelligence



       The Earl of LONSDALE has recently contributed the handsome sum of £
100 towards the re-erection of Cockermouth Church.



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       Mr. LOWES of Scotch-street, in this town , was on Wednesday elected
Secretary o...

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

 

THE "STAR COMPETITION."

 

SIR: - I wish to ask you for an explanation respecting the "Star" competition.  Prizes are offered for the best list of surnames of Members of the Workington Local Board and School Board made o

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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 ...

APPLEBY - On Tuesday last, the volunteer bellringers of St. Lawrence, Appleby, held their annual Supper at the house of MISS HANSON, when about sixteen partook of the good things served up in excellent style by that lady, after which a pleasant eveni

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