The French Government is about to build an absolutely unsinkable man-of-war. This will be accomplished by the use of a product of cocoa-nut fibre, so elastic that if pierced, the hole closes of itself.
WORKING MEN’S READING ROOM.
To the Editor of the Maryport Advertiser.
Sir, - A sort of cock and bull story having been set afloat about Mr.
BRADLAUGH having presented our Working Men’s Reading Room with a copy of Morley...
(Before J. JAMESON, Esq., and Dr. WICKHAM)
ALLEDGED THEFT OF A WATCH.
John HAUGH, farm servant, Matterdale, was charged with stealing a watch, the
property of Philip MATTINSON, from the Pack Horse Inn, Pe
James RONEY and Francis CARR, miners, were charged with stealing a purse
from the person of John McVAY, labourer; evidence was given, but the Bench
thought there was a doubt in the case, and discharged ...
Before T. S. SPEDDING, WM. OXLEY, and H. A. SPEDDING, Esqrs., and the REV. H. M. SHORT.
A QUESTION OF TIME.
SUSANNAH GRISEDALE, a married woman, wife of NORMAN GRIZEDALE, was charged with having perjured herse...
Items of news by the mail are as follows: -
The N.W. Provinces Rent Bill and Revenue Bill have both passed the Supreme
At the meeting of the Bengal Social Science Association, SIR GEORGE CAMPBELL
was elected President for next year
SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.
The chairmen of the various railway companies continue to reply to the
circular recently sent to them by the President of the Board of Trade.
There is a certain similarity in the tone and argumentation of all the
The nomination of two candidates to represent the western division of
this county took place at Cockermoputh on Tuesday, the 13th July. There being
no opposition to the election of Captain LOWTHER and Mr. IRTON, of IRTON Hall,
WIGTON - TUESDAY.
(Before E. FIDLER, Esq.)
AT THE WORKHOUSE
Joseph HEWITSON, an inmate of the workhouse at Wigton, was charged with
disobeying orders in the house.
Miss. LOWTHER (the assistant matron) proved the offe...
residing at Camerton, were charged with having stolen a duck, the property of
Wilfrid HARRIS, miner of Camerton, on Friday night last.
There was a second charge against the prison...