TRAP ACCIDENT AT WOODEND &c.
A trap accident in which serious injury was narrowly averted, took place near Woodend Station on Friday afternoon. A pony attached to a trap, conveying boxes assigned to Father KERSHAW, Cleator, was being driven down Croft End Brow, when the animal shied and bolted. The shafts were smashed, and the vehicle overturned, the occupants, two boys, being thrown to the ground, though fortunately they were none the worse. The pony was brought to a standstill at the bottom of the hill, without doing further damage.
SOUTH AFRICAN MAIL NEWS.
R.M.S. “Kinfauns Castle” left Madeira on Tuesday due at Southampton about 6 a.m. on Saturday. Letters for Egremont and district due on Sunday morning.
PUBLIC DANCE AT EGREMONT.
On Saturday evening a public dance took place in the Market Hall, Egremont. There was a good attendance, and a most enjoyable evening was spent. Dancing was carried on until ten o’clock. The dance is one which is held periodically by Mr. T. BLACKNEY, of Cleator Moor. Efficient music was supplied by Mr. H. J. CULLEN on the concertina, and Mr. t. BLACKNEY carried out the duties of M.C.