The staff of Messrs. ROBINSON Bros., Carlisle, and  friends, had a
carnival dance in the Crown and Mitre Hotel on  Wednesday evening. Over 300
ladies and gentlemen took part and the orchestra was  Don. WILSON’s
Blue Boys, from the Plaza,  Dumfries.

The hall and corridors were tastefully  decorated  and the lighting effects
were in charge of Mr. WALTON. The arrangements for the  dance were made by a
committee consisting of Mr. MALLOWS, Mr. N. A. ANDERSON,  Mr. COLLINS, Miss.
SURTEES and Miss. LONGMAN, while Mr. J. ANDERSON and Miss. E.  COOPER shared
duties of secretary and treasurer.