The annual festival of the Coniston Branch of the Mother’s Union was held on Wednesday afternoon last week, and was well attended, the members of the Torver Branch being also present.
 Service was held in St. Andrew’s Church by the Rev. F. T. WILCOX. The lesson was read by the Rev. R. D. ELLWOOD, Rector of Torver, and an appropriate address was given by the Rev. J. FOWLER, M. A., Vicar of Flookburgh.