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- Edition: March 10, 1882 March 10, 1882
Dr. ELLIOT, the city coroner, held an inquest at the Infirmary,
Carlisle, on Monday, on the body of William Henry NIXON, nine years of age, who died
in the infirmary from the effects of an operation. It appeared from the
evidence of the deceased's father, Humphrey NIXON, tailor, Maryport, and Mr. John
BELL, his brother-in-law, that the boy had suffered from difficulty of
breathing, in consequence of a tumour resting on the windpipe for some years. He
was taken to the infirmary in February. The only hope of saving him from
suffocation lay in the success of an operation, and this step was taken with the
consent of the boy's parents. A verdict of "Death from natural causes" was
PRIMITIVE METHODIST SOCIETY
The quarterly meeting of the Maryport Circuit was held on Wednesday, the
Rev. John EASTWOOD presiding. The Rev. Matthew JOHNSON, secretary, and the
Rev. R. SHIELDS, Wigton, reader, were present.
The circuit was reported to be in a very prosperous condition. There was
an increase of 33 Sunday school teachers and 54 scholars. The membership has
also been considerably increased during the year, 50 additional new ones
were reported to the district meeting and conference. Financially the circuit
was very much improved and was never in better condition.
Mr. R. SHARPE was appointed delegate to the district meeting, and Mr. I.
MOSSOP, vice. The next quarterly meeting was appointed to be held at Dearham.
WESLEYAN CHAPEL, SILLOTH.
On Friday evening MIss. INMAN concluded the series of rivival services
in the Wesleyan Chapel, Silloth. This week she has commenced a similar series
WESLEYAN CHAPEL, WIGTON.
On Sunday last, a week's services, to be conducted by Miss. INMAN, were
commenced in the Wesleyan Chapel, Wigton. The congregations have increased
each night, and sitting room could not be found for the crowds who attended to
hear the preacher.
NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING.
As a little girl, about eleven years of age, was returning home in
company with some other children from Wiggonby School to Biglands on Tuesday
evening, she was overpowered by the strong wind whilst crossing a plank over a
deep ditch, and fell into the water. She was pulled out with great difficulty by
her companions, and it was some time before she was sufficiently recovered
to continue the homeward journey.