FLOATING WRECKED STEAMER
The coasting steamer, Wild Rose, of Liverpool, which went ashore at Maryport during the gale on September 3rd, was successfully floated on Saturday. The exceptionally high tide which accompanied the gale of that day left the vessel high and dry above the highest tide in normal weather and the contractors, Messrs. WHARTON and CARTER, constructed ways for running the vessel into the water.
On Friday night, there being a high tide, the vessel was hoisted by means of hydraulic jacks and sent down the ways, but did not get fairly off, her stern remaining aground. The tug Netherhall pulled her bow round, and at the height of the tide on Saturday morning hauled her off. She was taken to the old dock basin. She will need considerable repair.
APPOINTMENT OF SUB-POSTMASTER
Mr. Joseph YATES, station master, Cleator Moor Joint Station, has been appointed sub-postmaster of Frizington. Mr. YATES has been for some years station master at Cleator Moor, and previously occupied a similar position at Egremont and Ullock, his total railway service being about 32 years.
ACCIDENT AT THE LONSDALE
On Tuesday afternoon a man named M’ATEER, aged 58, who is married, and lives in Chapel Street, Whitehaven, was admitted into the Whitehaven Infirmary, suffering from injuries received at the Lonsdale Furnaces, Whitehaven. He had been standing on the footplate of an engine, which, on turning into a sharp corner came into collision with another engine which was pushing some wagons on the same line.
M’ATEER was knocked down and crushed between the wagons and engine. He is suffering from injuries to the right thigh.