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FRIDAY MORNING

Service - Sir J. ROGERS in F.

FRIDAY EVENING

King in F.

Anthem - “Hear the Voice” - HOPKINS

SATURDAY MORNING

Service - Best in D (chant).

Anthem - “Hallelujah! What are these?” STAINER

SATURDAY EVENING.

Service - Stanford in B flat.

An...
OPINION PIECE

For the CUMBERLAND PACQUET.

Many speculative men (amongst whom I doubt not may be some of your Readers) having lately been engaged in a controversy concerning BERKLEY's opinion of a material world, I shall, with your leave, take the liber...
An inquest was held by the County Coroner at Failsworth, on Tuesday  into the
cause of the death of a handloom weaver, named Simeon POLLITT, aged 71  years.

In the month of January the deceased was called to see a dog which was ill,  
and he administ...
During Sunday and Monday considerable consternation prevailed in the  city
owing to a rumour that a woman had been murdered on the Sands on Saturday  
evening. Happily the rumour was unfounded.

A shocking outrage however, had been committed on a youn...
The members of the above Society, sat down on Wednesday night to  an
excellent repast, prepared by Miss. A. RIGBY, Refreshment-rooms,  King-street.

 Mr. G. WARWICK occupied the chair, and Mr. L. W. PHILPOT, secretary,  the
vice chair.

 The Chairman made ...
GEORGE MOORE MEMORIAL  HALL,
MEALSGATE.
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On Tuesday  evening last, the first of the third series of  lectures for the
winter season was delivered in the George Moore Memorial Hall,  Mealsgate, by
Mr. Thomas THOMPSON, of Maryport. Mr. T. P. MARTIN pres...

 

LOCAL & DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE.

 

 

NOTICE. - A well-known local gentleman, a literateur of some standing, who is at present travellin' in Scotland, will shortly contribute to the "Star" a series of interesting papers entitled "Notes on a journe

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(Before H. FLETCHER, Esq., Chairman, and  R. S. THOMPSON, Esq.)

JUVENILE THIEVES
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Two lads, named Isaac GORTON and George DOUGLAS, one about  eight and the
other about ten years of age, were charged with having stolen  coals from the
works of the ...

The case of SHEWARD v. Lord LONSDALE (the horse dealing case), it is  said,
has been struck out of the cause list.

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FREEMASONRY.

The Earl of Bective, M. P., Provincial Grand Superintendent, has summoned  
the Provincial Grand Chapter of Cum...

Sir, - I enclose an advertisement which appeared in the last  number of the
(London) Guardian: -

“VICARAGE VACANT. - Misterton, in the County of Nottingham and  diocese of
Lincoln, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of York. Population  1700. Value
...