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LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.
 
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WIGGONBY SCHOLARSHIP.        
 
    The result of the Wiggonby Scholarship which was competed for at the Aikton School in March, has just been announced, the successful scholar being Margaret PERCIVAL, of Burgh-by-Sands, who is attending Burgh School.
 
    The Scholarship entitles the winner to free education for five years at the Carlisle Secondary School, and was bequeathed in trust by the late Mrs. HODGSON, of Wiggonby.
 
 
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SEATON WHIST DRIVE.
 
    The winners of the monthly whist drive, held in the British Legion Hall on Thursday night, under the auspices of the Seaton Silver Band were:-
 
Firsts:
 
Mrs. H. ROBINSON, Workington.
 
Mr. Thos. LAMB, Low Seaton.
 
Seconds:
 
Mrs. WILLIAMSON, High Seaton.
 
Mr. Ben STEELE, Camerton.
 
Knock out competition, Firsts:
 
Mrs. Jos. H. ASHBRIDGE
 
Mr. Wm. HEWITT, Barepot.
 
Seconds:
 
Mrs. Geo. SEWELL
 
Mrs. Jos. I. JOHNSON.
 
Aggregate scorers for session:
 
Mrs. J. H. ASHBRIDGE
 
Mr. John J. RUMNEY.
 
 
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ESKMEALS RANGE EXTENSION.
 
    Mr. I. J. POSTLETHWAITE presided over a well attended meeting of ratepayers, held on Saturday at St. Cuthbert's Hall, Seascale, to further consider the proposals of Messrs. VICKERS, ARMSTRONG Ltd., to increase the area of firing at Eskmeals for testing heavy ordnance.
 
    Major C. E. DARDIER, attended to explain the proposals for which the board of Trade license is required, with a view to Seascale withdrawing its objection. After Major DARDIER had withdrawn, the subject was further discussed, and it was agreed to confirm the decision to object to the Board of Trade the proposals to extend the range.
 
 
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CLIFTON WOMAN UNIONISTS.
 
    The Clifton Woman Unionists held a very successful whist drive in the Co-operative Hall on Thursday evening, for which excellent prizes were given by:
 
Mrs. RICHMOND (Clifton  Hall),
 
Mrs. SEWELL (Ribton Hall),
 
Mrs. R. GRICE (Great Clifton),
 
Mrs. PALMER (Clifton Farm),
 
Mrs. ROBERTS (Vicarage),
 
Miss. SANDELANDS (Newcastle) and were won by the following:
 
Ladies:
 
1. Mrs. SHARPLES, Chapel Brow, 178
 
2. Mrs. J. BURRIDGE, Concrete Terrace, 177
 
3. Mrs. WILKINSON, Bridgefoot, 167
 
Gents:
 
1. Mr. TWENTYMAN, Workington, 169
 
2. Mr. BRANTHWAITE, Workington, 168
 
3. Mr. ARCHER, Great Clifton, 165
 
The M. C.'s and the door stewards were Mr. and Mrs. T. ARCHER, Messrs. J. WRIGHT and S. GRAHAM.
 
 
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ST. BEES NURSING ASSOCIATION.
 
    The annual whist drive and dance were successfully held in the College Hall on Thursday when there were 19 tables occupied. Mr. HOLLIDAY was the M. C.
 
Winners, Ladies:
 
1. Mrs. W. J. DAVEY
 
2. Miss. E. SMITH
 
3. Mrs. W. IRVING
 
consolation, Miss. TERRY
 
Gentlemen:
 
1. Mrs. W. W. WEARING (as a gentleman)
 
2. Mr. F. KITCHIN
 
3. Mr. J. MAWSON
 
consolation, Mr. G. MAWSON.
 
A splendid supper was served by members. At the dance a large company enjoyed the programme of the Beghians Orchestra.
 
 
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