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On Monday afternoon last, Mr. George LOWDEN, of the Yeathouse Hotel, Frizington, head his annual sports in a field near the hotel. The attendance was very poor, and as a consequence the competitions were curtailed.

Substantial prizes were offered but the number of competitors was very small. Mr. W. IVINSON acted as umpire, and Mr. G. LOWDEN as referee. We append a return of the events disposed of: -

Old Penny Pitching -
1. CORRIE, Frizington
2. T. BELLINGHAM, Frizington
3. and 4. divided, CORRIE and STYLES, Frizington. Twenty-four entries.
Pole Leaping:
1. J. THWAITES, Keswick, 10ft 6in.
2. J. DEVLIN, Frizington,
3. R. JOHNSTONE, Cleator Moor, three entries
Quoiting, 18 yards:
1. M. BYRNE, Frizington
2. Scott PARK, Frizington, nine entries.
Running High Leap:
1. R. JOHNSTONE, Cleator Moor
2. J. THWAITES, Keswick
3. Gavin TAIT, Kirkland, four entries
All-Weight Wrestling:
1. W. KENNEDY, Cleator Moor
2. W. BARWISE, Frizington
3. J. CULBERT, Frizington, nine entries.