On Saturday the usual evening concert was held in the  Market-Hall, when the
room, as has been on the usual previous occasions, was  crowded. The programme
was equal to previous ones, and the chair was occupied by  Mr. T. NICHOLSON,
who in opening the p...

TOWN HALL, CARLISLE - FRIDAY
(Before  the Mayor and T. MILBURN, Esq.)

Patrick RUSH was charged on remand with stealing a suit of  clothes belonging
to Martin CONWAY, on the 11th November last.

The prisoner was apprehended at Hexham. The Chief Constab

...

The case of SHEWARD v. Lord LONSDALE (the horse dealing case), it is  said,
has been struck out of the cause list.

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FREEMASONRY.

The Earl of Bective, M. P., Provincial Grand Superintendent, has summoned  
the Provincial Grand Chapter of Cum...
The bodies of a man, a woman and a child have been found in a  canal on the
outskirts of Sheffield. The woman has been identified as Lucy  Oldfield, and
the child, who was about 12 months old, is hers. She was a  domestic servant,
and had been out of...

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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800 HOUSES DESTROYED
40,000 PEOPLE  HOMELESS.

OTTAWA, Wednesday.

A conflagration broke out to-day in Hull, situated on the bank  of the river
opposite to this city.

Eight hundred houses - forming half of the town - were  destroyed, rendering
40,000 p...


       In the midst of the turmoil and excitement of the elections of the
Royal Agricultural Society has held it's annual meeting, prosperously and
convivially, at Lewes. Visitors remark, as a good sign, the great show of machinery
at reduced pr...

SIR R. C. MUSGRAVE, Bart., has, with the usual liberality manifested at Eden
Hall, sent £10 to the Vicar of Kirkoswald, to be distributed among the poor
of that parish.
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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.

The CUMBERLAND FOX HOUNDS will meet on Monday, Ja

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DEATH OF A BARONET./CODRINGTON

The death of Sir WILLIAM RAIMOND CODRINGTON, Bart., took place at Chateau de
la Boullaye, his residence at Montfort, in Brittany, on the 17th Dec., at
the age of 67 years.  The deceased was the only son of the late Sir W

...
Pre-Payment of Letters-Important Notice.
General Post Office, July.

       On and from the 1st August next, all letters and packets for places
within the Unitd Kingdom, posted at any branch post office or receiving-office
in London, or within the ...
 MORESBY SPORTSMAN

LOSS TO THE CUMBERLAND RUGBY UNION.

   Mr. J. W. MAXWELL, the Moresby Schoolmaster, who is  leaving the district
for his native East Coast, to settle at Roker, Sunderland,  is a prominent
personality in Cumberland sport, notably Rugby Union. He helped  to founf the
now powerful Moresby R. U. club and since then has been Chairman  and County R.
U. Representative. His son Jack captained Moresby for two seasons  and is now
assisting Furness.

   Coming to Cumberland more than thirty years ago,  Mr. MAXWELL was
conspicuous as a soccer player about 1900. He was responsible  for organising the
well remembered Moresby schoolboy team that won the  Whitehaven Schools Cup
competition for six years in succession from season  1904.

   Apart from his sporting activities, Mr. MAXWELL has  taken a keen
interest in local public life. For thirty years he has served on  the Parish Council
and he has been the chairman for sixteen years. There is a  presentation to
him to-night (Wednesday).

***There is a picture of Mr. J. W. MAXWELL if anyone is interested let me
know***