FACTS AND FACETIAE.
"Shall I cut this loin of mutton saddlewise !" said a gentleman. "No", said
one of his guests, "cut it bridlewise, for then I may have a chance to get a
bit in my mouth."
HOW, INDEED ? - "Gracious marcy me !" exclaim
Ada EVANS, were remanded for a week on a charge of stealing a portmanteau,
with £800 worth of jewellery, from a train on the London and Northwestern
Railway, between Birmi...
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY's POSTS From the LONDON GAZETTE.
St. James, April 11, 1777.
Ceremonial of the Knighthood and Investiture of MAJOR-GENERAL HENRY CLINTON, KNIGHT OF THE BATH.
THE Knights and Officers of the Order attended in the Privy Chamber in thei...
On Saturday last, the MESSRS. BUCK, agents for the sale of MESSRS. GOULDINGS' celebrated manures, held their annual receipt at the Black Bull Inn, Appleby; after which a dinner was given to their patrons, and betwe...
The Daily News’ Cabul correspondent telegraphs -
“Foraging parties from General ROSS’s force have been fired on by the Neukh
tribesmen, who were punished last November. On a force moving to cover the
foraging parties the enemy retired. A reconnaiss
By Authority of the KING's Royal Patent.
DR. BATEMAN's Original PECTORAL DROPS
Prepared only by CLUER, DICEY, and Co. Bow-Church-Yard, London.
WHICH for more than sixty years have been universally known to be the *****st and farest relief i...
LORD BROUGHAM AND THE WHIGS.
It remains true that BROUGHAM was more than a Whig, that the Whigs felt it, and that he never pulled well in harness with them.
The circumstance was due partly to his defects. Though, in an emergency he worked for his p...
Items of news by the mail are as follows: -
The N.W. Provinces Rent Bill and Revenue Bill have both passed the Supreme
At the meeting of the Bengal Social Science Association, SIR GEORGE CAMPBELL
was elected President for next year
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