WHIST DRIVE.


A whist drive, promoted by the members of the newly  formed Aspatria Waverly
Club, took place in the Co-operative Hall on Wednesday  night. Mr. R. BELL
was
M. C. and the chief prizes were given by Mr. Wm.  NEWTON.


Ladies: -


1. Mr. C. REAY, playing as  a  lady.


2. Mrs. SANDWITH


3. Mrs. CARRICK


Consolation, Mrs. GRAVES.


Gentlemen: -


1. Jas. BLAIR, Harriston


2. Jas. BELL


3. Ed. McFARLANE


Consolation, W. MESSENGER.


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BLENNERHASSET.


To augment the funds of the Blennerhasset and Baggrow  Old Folk’s Reunion
the
committee held a very successful whist drive in the  Schoolroom, on Monday
night. Messrs. W. CRELLIN and I. M. GRAVES superintended  the twelve tables,
and
the prizes were: -


1. Mrs. ATKINSON, Blennerhasset


2. Mrs. H. RELPH, Blennerhasset.


3. Mrs. Jas. BROWN,  Blennerhasset.


Gents: -


1. Mr. Hy. HOPE.


2. Mr. T. MARTIN, Baggrow.


3. Mr. T. LAWSON, Blennerhasset


Half-way prizes, Mrs. ATKINSON and Mr. Hy.  HOPE.


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WESLEYAN METHODIST  CONCERT.


A splendid concert in aid of the new Wesleyan Hall  building fund, took
place
in the Co-operative Hall, on Tuesday night, under the  chairmanship of
Pastor
C. R. JENKINS, when an interesting programme was highly  appreciated. Those
taking part were: -


SOLOISTS:-


Mrs. TUNSTALL, (St. Mungos)


Mr. G. THOMPSON, Aspatria


Nichol HARLEY, Aspatria.


Mr. G. CRELLIN, Prospect.


DUETISTS:-


Miss. E. BARTON and Miss. A.  MONKHOUSE.


Recitations: -


Miss. EDWARDS


Mr. J. S. SHARP


Pianofortes: -


Miss. HEWITSON


Accompanists: -


Miss. COILS


Miss. HAYTON


Miss. HEWITSON.


Supper was served at the close.


PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH.


Miss. M. EDWARDS was the conductor at the Primitive Methodist  Church C. E.
Society meeting on Tuesday night, when Miss. WILSON, Park Road,  gave an
address on “Missionary Work.” There was a nice company present. Light
refreshments
were served.


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BOTHEL BAND OF HOPE.


The monthly meeting was held on Monday night, when there was a good  company
present. The president opened the meeting with prayer, and Mr. D. J.  FOSTER
read the lesson.


A recitation  was given by E. BELL, musical selections by Mr.  and Miss.
GRAHAM, duets by Kitty CHARTERS and Irene JOHNSTON. Miss. GRAHAM was
organist.


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BROTHERHOOD.


“Dodging Difficulties” was the title of the address given on Sunday
afternoon by the Rev. M. J. LEWIS at the Congregational Church Brotherhood.
Mr.  T.
MAXWELL presided and Mr. T. HODGSON read the lesson.


The solos, “Father lead me day by day” and “House of many  mansions,”  were
sung by Miss. JEFFERSON, Miss. OSTLE being the  organist.


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CHANGE OF NAME.


At a special general meeting of the members of the Aspatria  Constitutional
Club shall be known as “Aspatria Waverley Club.” and that the  necessary
alterations be made in the rules. The Club will be run on  non-political and
undenominational lines.


The rooms are commodious and comfortable, and include up-to-date  billiard
table, snooker, skittles and table bowls, and other  games.