LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS
WORKINGTON.
 
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STREET IMPROVEMENT.
 
    The flagging and channeling of the footpaths in Pow-street have this week been commenced by the contractor, Mr. WADDINGTON.
 
 
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SEATON AND CAMERTON
SCHOOL BOARD.
 
    The ordinary and monthly meeting of this Board was held at the Board-school, West Seaton, on Friday last, the Rev. Thomas HODGES in the chair.
 
    There were some cases of bad attendance brought forward by Sergeant RAILTON, attendance officer, and their consideration was deferred for a month to see if the attendance of the children improved.
 
 
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WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL
BAND OF HOPE.
 
    A social meeting was held yesterday evening in connection with the above named society, in the school room, Tiffin lane. The teachers and choir and all the friends who assisted at the entertainment held recently, sat down to an excellent cup of tea at half past seven o'clock, the tables being presided over by several lady teachers.
 
    After tea a few short addresses were given by the ministers and other friends, and altogether a very pleasant and enjoyable evening was spent.
 
 
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LOCAL BOARD ELECTION.
 
    The voting papers for this election were delivered on Saturday last, and will be collected today (Thursday). The result to be made known on Saturday; and it is anxiously looked forward to.
 
    Several of the candidates, or persons appointed by them for the purpose, have been busily engaged in canvassing during the present week. But with the exception of that and the issue of addresses, there is little or nothing to create excitement.
 
    It is a matter of disappointment to the ratepayers that a public meeting has not been held similar to the one last year, whereby they might have verbally heard the views of the different candidates.
 
 
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