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The Justices sitting at Cockermouth, on Monday, were Mr. W L ALEXANDER (in the chair), Ven. Archdeacon SHERWEU, and Mr. J H JEFFERSON.

THE Macedonian Crisis - This is to be the subject of addresses at a special meeting in the Crosthwaite Parish Room, Keswick this (Wednesday), night at 7:30.

Quoits. - A quoit match plated at the Cat Inn, Egremont, on Saturday resulted as follows. - 1, J BAILEY; 2, Jas COOK; 3, A COOK; 4, J WILSON.

St Mary’s and St Patrick’s Schools, Cleator Moor. - Canon WATERTON, Carlisle, who made his annual visit to these schools for the purpose of examining the children in religious instruction, has expressed satisfaction at the result.

New Tramway at Egremont. - The new tramway at Ullbank(?) Mines, Egremont, which has been in course of erection for some weeks was opened on Monday. The Ullbank Mine belongs to the Millom and Askam Iron Co., and the new tramway should be of considerable advantage.


Will of the Late Mr. Joseph CARR, Maryport. - Mr Joseph CARR, draper, of Maryport, who died on 27th January last at Glasgow, appointed as executor of his will Mr. Joseph Andrew WATSON, Thane Ville, Maryport, who has valued his estate at £2,849 10s 8d gross and at £2,285 19s rod net.

Irish National Foresters Sick and Benefit Society. - The fortnightly meeting of the T M Healy branch was held in St. Patrick's Schools, Cleator Moor. Bro J BYRNE, CR, presided over a good membership. Bro J WOODS, secretary, read his report, which showed an improvemnet in the number of sick, ets. Several new members were proposed.

Tradesmen's Half Holiday. - The tradesmen of Silloth have again arranged to have a weekly half holiday during the winter, and have decided to close their shops on Tuesday afternoons from 1st October till Whitsuntide.

Town Head Colliery, Dearham. - This pit has also ceased work, and Messrs BROWN are taking out the plant and engines. It was expected that after the closing of the Crosshow Pit this one would also have to stop on account of the water.

Ejectment Order. - Mr. W BAWDEN applied to the Keswick magistrates on Saturday for an ejectment order against Edmund ROBINSON, of Threlkeld. Evidence was produced showing that due notice to quit had been served in February. A warrant was ordered to issue in 23 days if possession is not given before that time.

Methodist Free Church Bazaar At Whitehaven. - This bazaar was continued on Saturday, with the result that £15 5s 4½d was added to the takings of the tree previous days, bringing the total up to £404. The bazaar was open from 4 to 9 p.m., and the children's cantata was repeated in the evening.

Winter Train Service. — The winter train service at Silloth commences on 1st October, when the running of the trains between Silloth and Carlisle will be reduced to three each way daily. The Thursday and Saturday afternoon excursions will be discontinued, the last trip of the season being run from Carlisle on Saturday afternoon. There were about 200 passengers with it; the weather was delightfully fine.