PUBLIC DANCE AT CLEATOR MOOR.
A public dance was held in the Cleator Moor Market Hall on Saturday, over 80 couples being in attendance. Music was supplied by Mr. Joseph TEMBY, piano player.
UNITED IRISH LEAGUE OF
A special meeting of the Robert Emmett branch, Cleator Moor was held in St. Patrick’s School on Sunday. There was a very large number present, with Mr. James FOY, president, in the chair. Twenty new members were proposed and accepted.
CLEATOR MOOR STIRLING
Subscriptions in aid of the memorial to Mr. STIRLING continue to come in pretty freely. Meeting of the committee are held weekly, and it is intended to erect a substantial and fitting memorial to Mr. STIRLING, though the exact form has not yet been definitely decided upon. The estimated cost is about £400, and the collectors are making a great effort to secure that amount.
A fountain in the Market Square is suggested but as above stated, the matter is deferred until the fund closes.
TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION AT CROSBY.
On Friday evening a class in scientific dressmaking and cutting, was held in the Reading Room, Crosby. A good number of students were enrolled for the course. The local committee have engaged the services of Miss. E. A. WEDGWOOD, Cockermouth, as a teacher to the class.
PRESENTATION TO A TROOPER
On Saturday evening Mr. R. NIXON, a draper with Messrs. LIGHTFOOT and COCKBAIN, Ltd., Maryport, who has enlisted in the South African Constabulary, was presented by the directors and staff, with a handsome dressing case as a farewell gift.
Mr. GREGORY, who made the presentation, wished Mr. NIXON good luck and prosperity in his new career.
BAND OF HOPE.
An entertainment in connection with this Band of Hope was held in the Presbyterian Hall on Friday evening, when the following took part:-
Miss. A. HINE
Rev. G. MACDOUGALL
Mr. D. MILLICAN
Mr. W. WHARTON
Mr. J. WHARTON
Mr. John DIXON, accompanist.
The weekly prayer meeting took place on Monday evening in the Rowrah Wesleyan Sunday Schoolroom when there was a good attendance. Mr. I. HUDDART, senr., conducted a meeting and gave a most instructive address to the young members on the hymn, “Jesus, lover of my soul,” pointing out the origin of it and the effects of the hymn had produced in many hearts. “Old Wesleyan standards,” in which he showed the difference of grace in reality versus artificial grace.