A public ball was held at the Woolpack Inn, Eskdale, on Friday, about 40
couples being present, and all enjoyed a jolly night. The music was supplied by
Messrs. TYSON and TAYLOR.
A "clay" pigeon shooting was held at Woolpack Inn on Saturday, and some
capital sport was furnished. The first prize, a set of carvers, was won by J. E.
HARTLEY, 7 out of 10; second, copper kettle, by F. DIXON, 3 out of 5.
Sweepstakes were got up, and the winners were:
J. E. HARTLEY, F. DIXON, G. HARTLEY, and J. GRAVES. The competition was an
all-round success, though the old time shooters think they go too fast nowadays.
Tommy DOBSON is visiting Little Langdale with his pack this week. Eskdale
folks would like to have a little more hunting at home.
The concert and ball in aid of Tommy DOBSON have been set for February 19th,
A shooting match will be decided at Boot on January 30th, between two well
The Eskdale Football Club are very short of fixtures, and would like to hear
from some Association Teams. Address: D. GRIFFITHS, secretary.
The Scawfell Lodge of Mechanics at a meeting on Saturday elected Dr. CASS,
Ravenglass, as the lodge doctor. On the ballot, Dr. CASS received 72 votes; Drs.
PARKER and POWERS, 56; and 36 votes were recorded against the appointment of