POLICEMAN AT WORKINGTON.
At the Workington Police Court yesterday, Luke MURRAY, and James M’CULLOCH,
ironworkers, Agnes M’GOWAN, single woman, and Elizabeth FINLAY, married
woman, all residing in Senhouse-street, Worki...
MALE INFANT FOUND. An inquest has been held in the hamlet of Greenham, near
Newbury, on the body of a male infant found in a pond, wrapped in a portion
of a dress. The result of a post-mortem examination showed that the child
had been strangled by
The nomination of two candidates to represent the western division of
this county took place at Cockermoputh on Tuesday, the 13th July. There being
no opposition to the election of Captain LOWTHER and Mr. IRTON, of IRTON Hall,
COCKBAIN - At 25, Queen-street, Penrith, on the 31st ult., the wife of MR. JOHN COCKBAIN, Wine Merchant, of a son.
HARRISON - At Glassonby, on the 24th ult., the wife of MR. JOS. HARRISON, builder, of a daughter.
narrow lanes and streets. The old houses in Coupland were in danger of being
let down when the deep sewer was cut, and many people thought it would have
been a good way of mak...
On Friday last, the 23rd instant, about a quarter before seven
o'clock, a young man named Henry DAVIS, about 17 years of age, and a seaman on board
the Douro, Captain REID, now lying alongside the Ore Tongue was engaged in...
PLOUGHING UP PUBLIC FOOTPATHS.
We find we were under a misapprehension as to the exact nature of the decision of the Court of Queen's Bench, to which we adverted the other day, in regard to the right of a farmer to plough up footpaths.
This right wa...
PENRITH - TUESDAY LAST.
GRAIN. - There was an average supply of wheat at our market this morning,
which realised fully last week's prices: and there was also little change
either in the quantity or price of oats. Barley, however, was a large
A few weeks ago a lady of genteel appearance. rather below the middle
size and pretty looking, called at the shop of Mr. MOORE, in the Market-Place,
and requested him to put up three pairs of shoes to fit two children of the
cause of the death of a handloom weaver, named Simeon POLLITT, aged 71 years.
In the month of January the deceased was called to see a dog which was ill,
and he administ...
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