SMALL NEWS ITEMS.
MR. BRIGHT is improving slowly. He sits up for two hours and a half each day.
The record of admissions on Saturday was 11, 05S. The total since the opening is 1,520,853.
and “Joan of Arc” in the theatrical world, sued the Lancashire and Yorkshire
Railway Company for damages for false imprisonment.
She had been performing at Preston Theatre, ...
narrow lanes and streets. The old houses in Coupland were in danger of being
let down when the deep sewer was cut, and many people thought it would have
been a good way of mak...
At the Workington police Court on Wednesday, Thomas TRAINER, labourer,
Workington, was charged with having stolen a piece of ham, the property of Charles
James FOX, provision dealer, on Saturday night last.
Prosecutor stated that on the nig...
WORKINGTON STAR, July 6, 1888 / pg. 4 / News Items
NOTES BY OUR "KNOCK ABOUT"
THE BECK NUISANCE.
Nothing has been done to abate the beck nuisance notwithstanding this matter engaged the attention of the Local Board some time ago. It r...
FACTS AND FACETIAE.
"Shall I cut this loin of mutton saddlewise !" said a gentleman. "No", said
one of his guests, "cut it bridlewise, for then I may have a chance to get a
bit in my mouth."
HOW, INDEED ? - "Gracious marcy me !" exclaim
On Saturday last, the MESSRS. BUCK, agents for the sale of MESSRS. GOULDINGS' celebrated manures, held their annual receipt at the Black Bull Inn, Appleby; after which a dinner was given to their patrons, and betwe...
The usual New Year benefactions were dispensed at Edenhall on New Year's day.
Two four-year-old prime Highland bullocks, purchased in 1872, from MR. HUDSON of Whale, and fed on the home farm, weighing conjointly nearly 100 stones, slaughtered by WI
A Central News Telegram from Constantinople, yesterday says: - Lord DUFFERIN
sails for Egypt in the Antelope this afternoon. He will have no previous
audience of the Sultan. A request to postpone his departure was reitera...
THE COURTS, CARLISLE. - SATURDAY
(Before T. HORROCKS, Esq., Chairman, R. S. FERGUSON, Esq., T. H. PARKER,
Esq., G. H. DIXON, Esq., and R. H. HORROCKS, Esq.)
POACHING AT RICKERBY.
Thomas ARMSTRONG, of Rickergate, and William FORSTER, of Blackfriars