At the Chester Assizes on Saturday, Samuel Little FORD, foreman at a
Stockport Colliery, was charged with the manslaughter of Samuel POTT a miner.
On October 2nd the prsioner was in charge of a firing party, when a shot
missed fire, and...
Maryport, in connexion with the New Steam Shipping Company, by whom it is
proposed to establish steamship communications between Liverpool and Maryport and
other ports on the ...
TESTIMONIAL TO MR. JOHN SLINGER, OF WARCOP.
On Friday evening, the 2nd inst., a large and influential meeting was held in the Temperance Hall, at Warcop, for the purpose of presenting to MR. JOHN SLINGER, a valuable testimonial as a token of the gener
HOW BANK ROBBERS WERE PUNISHED IN AMERICA.
A correspondent of the New York "Herald" dating Newcastle, Delaware,
December 10 writes: .................
Delaware is too small a State to be really healthy for bank bursters. Four
distinguished members of t
COCKERMOUTH - MONDAY
(Before Canon HOSKINS and W. ALEXANDER, Esq.)
Joseph BELL, Kirkgate, was fined 10s for neglecting to send two of his
children regularly to school; but on certain representations being made to the
Bench, the penalty was remitte
of Elizabeth HALL, 31, wife of George Agustus HALL, a veterinary surgeon.
The evidence showed that the deceased had been annoyed by a report about her
husband, which induce...
HARRIS, aged 6 months.
PENTLAND - At Fusehill, Carlisle, on the 17th April, 1880, David PENTLAND,
aged 59 years.
JOHNSTON - In Northumberland Street, Carlisle, on the 18th Apri...
The case of SHEWARD v. Lord LONSDALE (the horse dealing case), it is said,
has been struck out of the cause list.
The Earl of Bective, M. P., Provincial Grand Superintendent, has summoned
the Provincial Grand Chapter of Cum...
In this case Messrs. RUSSELL and Co., engineers, sued Mr. S. S. BRIGGS, of
Maryport, for the sum of £3 9s for repairs done to one of the defendants
boilers about the end of last year.
Mr. FIDLER appeared for t...
On the 15th instant, the lady of the Rev. F. W. WICKS, incumbent of St.
Nicholas' Church, of a daughter.
On the 30th ult., at the Friend's Meeting House, in this town, Mr. Josiah
THOMPSON, of Moreland, near Penrith, to...
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