At this market there was only a small supply of wheat, and the prices were
16s to 17s. Barley sold at 11s 6d. A fair supply of oats, which sold at 8s 3d.
Indian corn keeps dear, and little doing in store wheat.
at end of the newspaper.
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and “Joan of Arc” in the theatrical world, sued the Lancashire and Yorkshire
Railway Company for damages for false imprisonment.
She had been performing at Preston Theatre, ...
THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, BAMPTON, WESTMORLAND.
BOARDERS are received. Terms moderate. Diet Liberal.
with all the comforts of a home. For references, &c., apply to:
T. COX, B.A.
Dec. 18th, 1873.
BOARDING & DAY SCHO
the Fortnightly Review on the subject to the Tory leadership.
Both the writers complain that the chiefs of the party have no means of
gauging public opinion successfully and on...
reference to ‘Rot in Sheep.’ Farmers should remove their flocks from low lying wet
lands to high or dry ground; and, instead of feeding them turnips saturated
A VERY EXTRAORDINARY PERSON.
The following is said to have been copied literally from an old tombstone in Scotland:
"Here lies the body of ALEXANDER MACPHERSON,
Who was a very extraordinary person,
Who was two yards high in his stocking feet.
And kept h
MR. A. E. GRAYSON, Dentist,
(Successor to his Father, the late MR. JOHN GRAYSON)
OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE,
S. K. THOMPSON,
The Quarter Sessions for Cumberland were held on Tuesday and Wednesday. W. N. HODGSON, Esq., presided. The calendar contained the names of fifteen prisoners, concerned in thirteen offences. The following is the only case possessing any
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.
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