On Saturday evening last, a number of the farmers, neighbours, and friends of MR. JOHN DIXON, of the above farm, met at his house, for the purpose of presenting a purse of money raised by subscription in the n...
named BELL, a barber at Cleator Moor, had been brought before the magistrates
and convicted of ill treating an apprentice who had formerly been in the
Mr. MUSGRAVE s...
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
On Friday, at Durham Assizes, Jane BARRON, aged 27, was arraigned before Mr.
Justice STEPHEN, for the willful murder of Robert SNOWBALL, farmer, Belmont,
near Haltwhistle, on New Year’s Day. Mr. EDGE was for the prosecution, and
Mr. E. RIDLEY, M.
THE DISCOVERY OF THE LAST BODY.
The Paris correspondent gives details of the discovery of the body of the elder KINCK, from which it appears that immediately after the confession of the murderer, an officer of justice was despatch...
By Authority of the KING's PATENT, granted to THOMAS JACKSON, at his Royal Patent Wholesale Medicinal Warehouse, No. 85, Fleet-Market, London.
Where Country Dealers may be supplied with the following Genuine Medicines, and good allowance...
(Before J. JAMESON, Esq., and Dr. WICKHAM)
ALLEDGED THEFT OF A WATCH.
John HAUGH, farm servant, Matterdale, was charged with stealing a watch, the
property of Philip MATTINSON, from the Pack Horse Inn, Pe
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NOTES BY OUR "KNOCK ABOUT"
THE BECK NUISANCE.
Nothing has been done to abate the beck nuisance notwithstanding this matter engaged the attention of the Local Board some time ago. It r...
anniversary of the Primitive Methodist Mission, Grasslot, by Miss. Mary RIDLEY,
of Prospect. The attendance at both services was large.
On Tuesday the annual tea meeting was he...
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,
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