On Saturday last, the Primitive Methodist anniversary was held at Kaber, when about one hundred and fifty sat down to an excellent tea.
THE REV. W. SHIPLEY, of Kirkby Stephen, afterwards addressed the meeting in an interesting manner.
(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
After a long interregnum, the members of the Penrith Farmers' Club met on Tuesday in their room to hear a lecture by MR. LANCASTER, of Catterlen Hall, on "Our Farming Prospects". MR. W. HESKETT presided, and there was a fair attendance of members....
A wedding party were making merry one evening this week, and one of the
invited guests, whose eyes seem to have been dazzled by the extra number of
lights in use to warn people of the danger of a too near acquaintance with the
CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER
Joseph BELL, 27, coal miner, imperfectly instructed, was charged with
feloniously and with malice aforethought attempting to kill and murder one John
BELL and one Martha BELL, by means of an explosive subs...
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR'S FESTIVALS.
RAVENSTONEDALE. - On Monday evening last, the annual Christmas tea party was
held in the Independent Chapel, Ravenstonedale. There was a large
attendance. At the public meeting, the pastor of the church, the Rev. W.
COCKERMOUTH AND WORKINGTON JOINT WATER COMMITTEE.
On Thursday afternoon, the annual meeting of the above Committee was held at the Local Board Offices, Washington Street. There were present: MESSRS. T. PAISLEY (chairman); P. WEDGEWOOD, D....
The meetings conducted by the working ton Branch of the Blue Ribbon Army
continue to create widespread interest, and the number of members is now over
A working men’s meeting was held on Saturday ev...
FIRE. - A fire occurred in Berkley Court, Duke Street in this town on Sunday
evening, July 11, which at one time threatened an extensive destruction to
surrounding buildings. The fire originated in a foul chimney, and was with great
MALE INFANT FOUND. An inquest has been held in the hamlet of Greenham, near
Newbury, on the body of a male infant found in a pond, wrapped in a portion
of a dress. The result of a post-mortem examination showed that the child
had been strangled by