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SHORT LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.


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The Hon. F. HOWARD and his lady arrived at their beautiful seat, Levens
Hall, last week, to sojourn during the shooting season.


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We understand that a meeting for the promotion of the Workington and
Cockermouth Railway will be held at Workington to-day, to receive  and
consider the report of George STEPHENSON, Esq., engineer, who has
surveyed the line. There can be no doubt of the success of the
undertaking.


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The Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, Lord Alfred CHURCHHILL and Lady
Louise, left Braithwaite's Hotel, Longtown, on Monday, the 22nd
instant, where they had been sojourning for a week, enjoying the
healthful and salubrious air of Longtown and its vicinity. The Duke and
Lord ALFRED, frequently amused themselves with fishing in the Esk
during their stay.


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    At the Insolvent Debtor's Court, Lancaster, last week, Thomas BIRD
and Adam BIRD, the two persons who claim to be heirs-at-law, of
Brougham Hall, were brought up. They were confined for the costs of the
suit with Lord BROUGHAM, but were not opposed, and therefore discharged
forthwith.


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The Lord Bishop of Carlisle will preach on Sunday night, the 28th
inst., in Stanwix Church, a sermon on behalf of the National Schools of
that parish. Two very large and commodious buildings have been lately
erected there,  and an intelligent master and mistress engaged, under
whose management the schools are conducted in a manner highly
satisfactory to the trustees, and beneficial to the interests of the
parish.
 
 
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