The Daily News’ Cabul correspondent telegraphs -
“Foraging parties from General ROSS’s force have been fired on by the Neukh
tribesmen, who were punished last November. On a force moving to cover the
foraging parties the enemy retired. A reconnaiss
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MAXWELL-BAIRD - At 20, Belhaven Terrace, Glasgow, on the 20th April 1880, by
the Rev. R. ARMSTRONG, M. A., of St. Matthew’s Parish, and the Rev. John
DOWNES, of East Kilbride Parish, Sir William MAXWELL, Baronet, of Calderwood,
SONG OF THE FENIAN SCRIBE.
A writer I am, of the Fenian Press;
In an Irish Republic belief I profess;
With my rant of High Treason, and readers so g...
that during the past year the total number of persons killed on the railways was
1038, and 8573 were injured, 500 of those killed and 1800 of those injured
being railway se...
WORKING MEN’S READING ROOM.
To the Editor of the Maryport Advertiser.
Sir, - A sort of cock and bull story having been set afloat about Mr.
BRADLAUGH having presented our Working Men’s Reading Room with a copy of Morley...
"LOOK HERE!" - Numerous, indeed, are the stratagems not unfrequently
resorted to by our shopkeepers, as an incentive to induce the public to become
purchasers of their wares; but all others are completely cast in the shade
James RONEY and Francis CARR, miners, were charged with stealing a purse
from the person of John McVAY, labourer; evidence was given, but the Bench
thought there was a doubt in the case, and discharged ...
POLICE COURT , KENDAL
Before W. LONGMIRE and G. E. WILSON, Esqrs.
ROBERT THISTLETHWAITE, Forest Hall, was charged with driving over a private road, thereby evading toll, and was fined 10s and costs.
On Friday last, the 23rd instant, about a quarter before seven
o'clock, a young man named Henry DAVIS, about 17 years of age, and a seaman on board
the Douro, Captain REID, now lying alongside the Ore Tongue was engaged in...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE WESTMORLAND GAZETTE.
SIR, - I beg to suggest to the Mayor and Corporation, through the medium of
the public press, the propriety of giving publicity to the Corporation
accounts of the current year, not in the brief and unsatisfactory manner in
which these accounts have been heretofore published, but fully and
I make this suggestions in order that the present dispensers of the
public money may have the means of showing (of which they will doubtless
gladly avail themselves) that they have dealt fairly and impartially in
their distribution of corporate patronage, to the funds of which tradesmen
of all political opinions contribute alike, and to give an opportunity to
parties who have been lavish of the charge of exclusive dealing against
others, to prove that they themselves have clean hands.
I am, &c.,
JOSEPH BENN, Jun.,
One of the Auditors.
THE WHIG-RADICAL GUARDIANS OF KENDAL, AND THEIR CONSISTENCY.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE WESTMORLAND GAZETTE
SIR, - On Saturday, the 2nd November, JONATHAN SAVAGE, a hardware
manufacturer and able-bodied man, one not averse to calling with his wife,
who is an able-bodied woman, at the alehouse, and there taking their cups
freely, and who is scarcely ever without a bottle in his pocket, applied for
a continuance of him pension.
He was supported by MR. SAMUEL COMPSTON and the REV. EDWARD HAWKES, as a
fit person to receive out-door relief. MR. THOMAS WEBSTER, one of the other
guardians, objected that the applicant was not one who ought to have relief
out of doors, and that if he received it at all it should be in the
workhouse. He considered that if such men were to be relieved in this
manner the rate-payers would soon be unable to pay the really deserving.
The CHAIRMAN put the question, when it was carried he should have no
out-door relief, MR. COMPSTON and his reverend supporter being in a glorious
minority consisting of themselves alone.
A month ago the same MR. SAMUEL COMPSTON at a small board reversed the
decision of the former week, and gave this man his pension for a month.
Well may the rate-payers grumble at the heavy rates.
So much for the defeat of these worthies, now for their vengeance.
THOMAS SPEIGHT, an umbrella maker by trade, a man near death's door, and
unable to do any thing for himself to procure the necessaries of life, had a
pension. At the municipal election this man had a glass of wine given to
him, on account of his weak state of health. This was noticed by MR. HAWKES
(a kind friend to the sick and needy pauper when it suits his own purpose),
and no doubt galled SPEIGHT voting for the Conservatives, caused his pension
to be discontinued.
Is this the way to spend the town's money?
All honest men will say no, and at the next election of guardians return men
who will give relief to the helpless and deserving pauper, and not make a
political job of the poor-rates of the town.