40,000 PEOPLE HOMELESS.
A conflagration broke out to-day in Hull, situated on the bank of the river
opposite to this city.
Eight hundred houses - forming half of the town - were destroyed, rendering
AMONGST the Christmas sports MESSRS. COOK, the tourists, announce a wild
boar hunt in the Eifel Mountains.
A PARISIAN theatrical journal issues with each number the photograph of an
actor or actress, said to be of excellent quality and ordinarily wort
This match was played on the ground of the former on Saturday. The game did
not commence until four p.m., owing to the late arrival of the strangers. The
weather was all that could be desired, and the ground was ...
The Wasdale, TATE, was launched from the Patent Slip at this port, on the
23rd instant, after receiving a new keel and other repairs; and the schooner,
Jane, Moffet, was taken upon the said slip on the same day to undergo rep...
RE-DEDICATION OF KIRKBY STEPHEN CHURCH.
The noble old Church of Kirkby Stephen - Cathedral-like in its proportions, design, and arrangments - was on Tuesday last (the Feast of the Epiphany) solemnly rededicated to the service of God.
Few parish churc
Letters to the Editor.
KIRKBYTHORE NATIONAL SCHOOL.
Dear Sir, - A letter having appeared in your last week's issue, emanating
from "A poor Householder," which was altogether so onesided and calculated
to give a wrong impression throughout the country w
Sir, - I enclose an advertisement which appeared in the last number of the
(London) Guardian: -
“VICARAGE VACANT. - Misterton, in the County of Nottingham and diocese of
Lincoln, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of York. Population 1700. Value
Mark LANE Corn Exchange, July 26th, - We had heavy rain yesterday, and the
weather this morning has rather an unsettled appearance. Harvest work has been
partially commenced, and the reports from the country respecting the appear of
A satisfactory terminationof the TICHBORNE trial.
The defeat of the impudent attempt of Metropolitan monopolists to raise the
price of gas.
An efficient means of preventing unprotected females from being violated by
Less talk and mo
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR'S FESTIVALS.
RAVENSTONEDALE. - On Monday evening last, the annual Christmas tea party was
held in the Independent Chapel, Ravenstonedale. There was a large
attendance. At the public meeting, the pastor of the church, the Rev. W.
WIGTON B. W. T. A.
There was a large attendance at the weekly session held in the
Temperance Hall, Wigton. Mr. D. W. REED, B. Sc., Brookfield, presiding. Mrs. REED
kindly brought along Mr. Harvey THEOBOLD to entertain the company, and the
lantern lecture which he gave was much enjoyed.
CLIFTON WESLEYAN CHAPEL.
The Rev. H. SYMMONS, Circuit Minister, presided at the annual missionary
meeting of this chapel on Thursday evening. There was a good attendance to
hear his lecture on "The Pathos and Humour of Slum Life in East London," which
was both interesting and amusing.
ACCIDENT AT FLIMBY.
When Mrs. A. MILLAR was alighting from the 8-25 Cumberland bus at Flimby
on Saturday night, she fell and her head came in contact with the
kerb-stone, causing severe wounds. Mr. WILLIAMSONM rendered first aid and Mrs. MILLAR
was removed to her home where she received attention from the nurse and doctor.
Detective-Sergt. Joseph CARRUTHERS, of Calgary City Police Force
(Western Canada) a son of ex- Police Sergt. Geo. CARRUTHERS, of Maryport, has been
promoted to the post of inspector in charge of the night force. A Calgary
paper states that Inspector CARRUTHERS has a long list of major crime convictions
to his credit.
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, BIGRIGG.
Special services were held at St. John's Church, Bigrigg, on Palm
Sunday, the preacher in the morning and at the afternoon services being the curate,
the Rev. G. H. EGGLETON. The choir rendered Stainer's "Crucifixion" and the
rector of ST. Mary's, Egremont, Rev. I. EARNSHAW was the preacher at the