STARLIGHT.

The "Workington Star" appears today for the first time, and takes its place with some pride as the only newspaper printed in Workington.

The "Star" will unquestionably supply a real want, and we pledge our word that so far as it is possi

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NOTICES.

FOUND on New Year's Day, 1874, at BROWNHOW, near Blencow Station, a BOX
containing VALUABLES.

The Owner can have it by describing the articles, on applying to GEO.
JOHNSTON, Newbiggin, Dacre, and paying all expenses.
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LOST,

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THE CUMBERLAND PACQUET and Ware's Whitehaven Advertiser,                                 Tuesday,April 22, 1777

No. 132    3d. Week    VOL. III    4th Quarter     Price Three-pence

Where Moderation dwells, the Soul admits Distinct Ideas, and Matur'd De...

THE HERALD OFFICE
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1874.
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With the "Herald" of to-day Jan. 3rd.
a Sheet Almanack for 1874, is Presented
to each subscriber, in accordance with our
usual custom.
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LOCAL & DISTRICT NEWS

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DESSERT FRUITS. - A fine choice selection of Muscatel Raisins, French  Plums,
Figs, Grapes, American Apples.

-W. BAINES, Scotch Street.

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GRATES, &c., Register Grates, Kitchen Ranges, Ovens, Boilers,  Skylights,
Iron Spouting, all sizes....
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 ...

A VERY EXTRAORDINARY PERSON.
 The following is said to have been copied literally from an old tombstone in Scotland:
 
"Here lies the body of ALEXANDER MACPHERSON,
Who was a very extraordinary person,
Who was two yards high in his stocking feet.
And kept h

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Education/School Ads.

THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, BAMPTON, WESTMORLAND.

BOARDERS are received.  Terms moderate.  Diet Liberal.
with all the comforts of a home.  For references, &c., apply to:

T. COX, B.A.
Head Master

Dec. 18th, 1873.

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BOARDING & DAY SCHO

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EVENING SERVICE IN THE PARISH CHURCH.
 
For some time the matter of lighting the Parish Church with gas on the Sunday evenings, was discussed not only in the columns of the newspapers, but elsewhere, and the result was, the scheme was properly sanction...


BIRTH

On the 15th instant, the lady of the Rev. F. W. WICKS, incumbent of St.
Nicholas' Church, of a daughter.
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MARRIED

On the 30th ult., at the Friend's Meeting House, in this town, Mr. Josiah
THOMPSON, of Moreland, near Penrith, to...
 BOOTLE NURSING
ASSOCIATION EFFORT.

   Bootle. Waberthwaite, Corney and Whitbeck Nursing  Association will
benefit from the sale and whist drive (arranged by the  committee) which took place
in Captain SHAW's School, Bootle on Friday. Mrs. W.  L. THOMAS and Mrs. R. S.
BROWN were the attendants at the rummage stall, and  Misses MARKHAM and E.
GRICE officiated in a similar capacity at the new stall,  while Miss SHAW  had
charge of the bran tub.

   Refreshments were served by Mesdames:

P. W. PARMINTER

M. LEECE

I. GAINFORD

Miss. M. LEECE

   and special competitions were won by:

Mrs. F. CROSSMAN

Miss. H. HUDSON

Mr. H. GRICE

   In the evening the rev. W. L. THOMAS conducted the  whist drive. Over 50
players competed, the prizes being presented by Mr. W. L.  THOMAS to the
following:

Ladies 1: Mrs. G. PARK

2: Miss. M. WOOD

3. Miss. DICKINSON

booby: Mrs. J. WOOD

Gentlemen: 1. Mr. H. IRVING

2 and 3 Mr. T. BARWISE and Mr. W. PENNINGTON

Booby: Mr. C. DALZELL

A special prize was won by Miss. DICKINSON.