- Edition: 18 October 1884 18 October 1884
We understand that the marriage of Mr. A. H. HIBBERT and Miss. LAWSON is
arranged to take place on Wednesday, November 6th.
LECTURES AT THE BLENNERHASSET CHAPEL.
A course of lectures are being delivered to crowded audiences in the
Blennerhasset Chapel; by the now well known Mr. J. A. SMITH.
On Sunday afternoon he gave an excellent address to the children of the
whole village, assembled for the purpose of hearing him, with many of their
parents, and on Sunday evening he preached a Temperance sermon to a crowded house.
On Monday evening the audience was somewhat smaller; but on Tuesday evening
a fair company gathered, and on Wednesday evening the chapel was literally
Mr. SMITH’s addresses have been powerful, and in every sense well worth
hearing. We observed a marked absence of the bosh and can’t too often indulged
in by lecturers to village gatherings.
On Saturday the quarterly meeting of the Aspatria Co-operative Society was
held. The proceedings were commenced with a tea, and which over 300 persons
In the evening Mr. W. ROBINSON, Maryport presided over the meeting, which
was not largely attended. The report which was read and adopted, congratulated
the members on the continued steady increase in the number of members, and a
further addition to share capital was also noted..
The following committee were re-elected: -
Mr. Robert WATT, president.
John GRAVE, treasurer
Henry COOPER, secretary
R. MILBURN, auditor, public accountant, Newcastle.
It was agreed to take £18 from the reserve fund to replace the sum stolen a
fortnight ago from the store. The other business was of a routine character.