Joseph ISMAY, Thomas COVERLEY, Jonathan POOL and John ISMAY, four men  
residing at Camerton, were charged with having stolen a duck, the property of  
Wilfrid HARRIS, miner of Camerton, on Friday night last.

There was a second charge against the prison...

SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.
 
The statement recently made by a labourer named HERBERT, at a meeting held in Newport, Isle of Wight, that he had been discharged from the Queen's estate at Osborne, because he had asked for higher wages, could not be accep

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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...

A Dundee telegram says that the later details add considerably to the  loss
of life by the storm of Wednesday, two other boats being reported lost,  
bringing the total loss of life up to 19. Another telegram says that no hope is  now
entertained of

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DEATH OF THE
REV J. CLIFTON WARD, F.  G. S.

We deeply regret to record the death, from fever, of the Rev.  J. Clifton
WARD, F. G. S., Vicar of Rydal.

For some years he was the head of the local Geological Survey,  in which
capacity he completed the i

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On Wednesday evening a sale of property by auction took place in  the Saving
Bank’s large room. Mr. William BROWN was the auctioneer.

 The property consisted of two shops in Wilson Street, Workington, and  a
shop and dwelling house in the same street, a...
The annual services in connection with the London Missionary  Society were
held on Sunday last in the Congregational Church, South William  Street.

 The sermons were preached in the morning by the Rev. J. RENNIE, M.  A.,
pastor, and in the evening by th...

FACTS AND FACETIAE.

"Shall I cut this loin of mutton saddlewise !" said a gentleman.  "No", said
one of his guests, "cut it bridlewise, for then I may have a chance to get a
bit in my mouth."
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HOW, INDEED ? - "Gracious marcy me !" exclaim

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On Tuesday evening a meeting of traders was held at the Golden  Lion Hotel,
Maryport, in connexion with the New Steam Shipping Company, by whom  it is
proposed to establish steamship communications between Liverpool and  Maryport and
other ports on the ...

OPENING OF A CHAPEL AT EAMONT BRIDGE.

The new iron chapel just built in the village of Eamont, was opened for
divine service on Sunday last.  It was built by Mr. CHARLES KENT, of 297,
Euston-road, London in about two months, and the contract was £280.
  

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