At the Chester Assizes on Saturday, Samuel Little FORD, foreman at a
Stockport Colliery, was charged with the manslaughter of Samuel POTT a miner.
On October 2nd the prsioner was in charge of a firing party, when a shot
missed fire, and...
owing to a rumour that a woman had been murdered on the Sands on Saturday
evening. Happily the rumour was unfounded.
A shocking outrage however, had been committed on a youn...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
THE "STAR COMPETITION."
SIR: - I wish to ask you for an explanation respecting the "Star" competition. Prizes are offered for the best list of surnames of Members of the Workington Local Board and School Board made o...
FACTS and FACETIAE.
The oldest Westernn Settler .... The evening sun.
WANTED TO KNOW .... Is a baker's son not bred to the business ?
WHEN is the weather like the National Debt ? .... When it's unsettled.
QUERY .... May a girl be said to have a ringi
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...
Egremont, died on Saturday from injuries received in descending Wyndham Pit, Bigrigg
Moor, on Friday.
The circumstances under which he received the injuries were these: -
He came to th...
Crossing, near Silloth. The house at the Crossing is occupied by Joseph REED,
platelayer, and his son, a boy of about twelve years of age, was engaged in opening
the gate about the ...
Printed and Published by THOMAS WILLIAM JOHNSON, at the "Star" Office, 21, Finkle Street, Workington.
This ends the July 6, 1888 issue for this newspaper.
POLICEMAN AT WORKINGTON.
At the Workington Police Court yesterday, Luke MURRAY, and James M’CULLOCH,
ironworkers, Agnes M’GOWAN, single woman, and Elizabeth FINLAY, married
woman, all residing in Senhouse-street, Worki...
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...