A MARYPORT NONAGENARIAN.
Mrs. Margaret BARLOW, died at the Iron Works House, Maryport, on Friday,
and was buried at the Maryport Cemetery on Monday. She was the widow of Mr.
John BARLOW, who came to Maryport 40 years ago as the Manager of the Solway
Ironworks, which have been idle now for many years. He died four years ago.
She was a skilled needlewoman, and despite her 90 years, at the time was
engaged in the production of some elablorate tapestry of intricate and beautiful
TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS.
"The Dear Departed" and "The Invisible Duke," were given in the Nelson
School Hall, Wigton, on Thursday night, by the pupils of the school, before a
large company of people, who thoroughly enjoyed the excellent fare provided.
Mr. SWALES was the producer of the first named play and Mr. BURN of the
latter, whilst Mr. CARR was responsible for the lighting effects. The
entertainment was arranged with a view to augmenting the funds of the School Dramatic
Rev. Robert WALTON, resident minister, spoke to the class on Sunday, on
"The Cross" and explained how Calvary was not an accident, but was in the
heart of God before the foundation of the world. Many, he said, put the emphasis
on the life of Jesus, whereas it was the death and resurrection of Jesus
that mattered, and it was by appropriating to ourselves His death that we could
enter upon a life acceptable to God. The address was much appreciated.
CROSBY MAN'S SERIOUS MISHAP.
While following his appointment at Birkby Colliery on Monday afternoon,
Henry RICHARDSON, a married man living at Solway Mount, Crosby, met with a
serious eye injury whilst engaged on some boiler repairs. The cause of the
accident was due to a spanner flying off a nut he was screwing down, his tool
catching him a violent blow which burst his left eyeball. His medical attendant
ordered his removal to a nursing home in Carlisle, where Dr. ROSS removed the