MARRIAGE OF A SEASCALIAN.
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 Mr. Tom WHITTEN, son of Mr. Henry WHITTEN, Victoria Terrace, Seascale, was married at Ulverston Parish Church by the Rev. H. T. POWELL, to Miss. Amy STELFOX, of Ulverston. Mr. T. WHITTEN is the caretaker of the Pretoria Pavilion Reading Room, the members of which purpose to give him on his return a present to mark this auspicious event.
 

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FREE METHODIST CHURCH
EGREMONT.
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 In conjunction with the autumnal session of the west Cumberland district Lodge of  Good Templars which was held at Egremont on Wednesday under the auspices of the Local Beacon Lodge, sermons of an instructive and telling character were preached in the Castle United Free Methodist Church on Sunday by Mr. Joseph FAULDER, of Workington.
 

 There were good congregations, and Mr. FAULDER’s discourses were highly appreciated. A public was held in the Free Methodist Schoolroom, at Moor Row, on Tuesday night. Bro I. M. FIDLER was in the chair. Capital addresses were delivered by Bro. George TOMLINSON, of Leeds grand chaplain; and Bro. Robert WATSON, of Carlisle, past grand messenger.
 

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PREENTATION TO AN OFFICER OF
CUSTOMS AT MARYPORT.
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 The Officers of Customs assembled on Thursday morning, at the Customs House, for the purpose of presenting Mr. CARLETON with a testimonial on his departure for the Royal College of Science, London.
 
 Mr. LEONARD took the chair, and presented Mr. CARLETON with a diamond pin on behalf of the officers of the port. Mr. WOODGATE, Mr. POSTLETHWAITE, and Mr. JOHNSTONE also spoke, and Mr. CARLETON returned thanks in suitable terms.
 

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INQUEST.
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 At an inquest upon a labourer at Birkenhead it was stated that the deceased wore a waistcoat next to his skin, and above that a flannel singlet, two more waistcoats, a Cardigan jacket, another waistcoat, a muffler and a jacket. In addition he wore two pairs of trousers.