Sir, - Now that the donning of the Blue Ribbon is recognized all over the
country as a great power in promoting sobriety and crushing out the curse of
drunkenness, it behoves all who profess its principles to...
HACKTHORPE - MONDAY, JAN. 5.
(Before the REV. W. MARKHAM, and CAP. MARKHAM.)
ASSAULT. - HANNAH THWAITES, of Shap, preferred a charge of assault against GEORGE PARKS, of Kings Meaburn. MR. J. P. SHEPHERD appeared for defendant. - Compl
Remarked Brother Gardner of the Limekiln Club, “I fur one, hev been pained
to observe a growin’ desire on de part o’ cull’d folkes to knock deir chill’
en down wid silver-plated front names. Up in my block ebery cabin hez a
MARYPORT LITERARY AND
At a meeting of the above Society in the George-Street School room, on
Tuesday evening next, the 7th inst., at Eight o’clock, Mr. Thomas THOMPSON will
deliver a lecture entitled, “Leaves from the Note...
THE HEIGHT OF MEANNESS is running in debt for one's holiday presents. -
MR. HENRY DEANE, a local solicitor, has been *****ed coroner for the
Northern Division of Leicestershire.
KARL COWPER having resigned the office of Captain of the Gen
A man named Charles DIAMOND was engaged as one of the wagon tippers. Some
of the wagons laden with earth were proceeding down an incline, when he
attempted to uncouple ...
We are at all times willing to set apart a certain portion of our space for free discussion, for Correspondent of all opinions and shades of Politics; but we wish it to be understood that we do not hold ourselves responsible for our...
SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.
The statement recently made by a labourer named HERBERT, at a meeting held in Newport, Isle of Wight, that he had been discharged from the Queen's estate at Osborne, because he had asked for higher wages, could not be accep
excellent repast, prepared by Miss. A. RIGBY, Refreshment-rooms, King-street.
Mr. G. WARWICK occupied the chair, and Mr. L. W. PHILPOT, secretary, the
The Chairman made ...
vocal and instrumental music in the Public Hall. Mr. David JACKSON occupied the
chair. There was not a large attendance, owing to the unsettled state of the
weather. The followin...
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