widowhood, was asked by a friend why he did not propose and marry her.
“Marry her!” he exclaimed, thinking only of the dignified and majestic
creature he had seen in Lady M...
On Tuesday afternoon a pigeon shooting match took place at Workington in a
field near Siddick Junction, between George LOWDEN, of Frizington, and Joseph
PINGUCY, of Workington. The following was the result, ...
(From the " Melbourne Argus " )
Gold mining has been carried on steadily and successfully during the past
month. The yields, so far as can be ascertained, are quite equal to the
averages that have been recorded during the last few years, and so long
LIGHTFOOT - MOTTON - At Patterdale, on the 1st inst., by the REV. J. FALCON, MR. E. LIGHTFOOT, grocer, to JANE, only daughter of MR. GEORGE MOTTON, Patterdale.
TIMPANY - MUNKMAN - On the 26th ult., at Grove Street Independent Chapel, Boston, by th
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...
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
Crossing, near Silloth. The house at the Crossing is occupied by Joseph REED,
platelayer, and his son, a boy of about twelve years of age, was engaged in opening
the gate about 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