FLIMBY AND BROUGHTON MOOR.
Members of the St. John's Ambulance Brigade on Friday night held a whist
drive in the Welfare Hall, Flimby. The successful competitors were: 1. Mr. J. K. WOOD and Miss. J. HODGSON
2. Mr. T. WILSON and Mrs. H. HODGSON
3. Miss. ARNOTT and Mr. C. TELFORD.
The arrangements were carried out by the members of the Brigade, with
Mr. W. WEIGHTMAN, local organiser.
FLIMBLY WESLEYAN BAND OF HOPE.
A lantern lecture was given in the Wesleyan Hall on Monday evening by Mr.
W. G. TAYLOR, Band of Hope agent, Workington. The subject was "A Trip to
London," in which the chief views of the great city were shown. Master G. LAMB
played for the hymns. Mr. GALE, manipulated the lantern. Mr. J. MITCHELL moved
a vote of thanks. The proceeds were in aid of the Band of Hope Union Funds.
CROSBY VILLA WOMEN'S OWN.
Crosby Villa women's Own met in the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Mr. W.
HOWARD, Maryport presiding over a good attendance, and giving an address
entitled "The Order of the Ointment."
Choruses were heartily sung by the members, and refreshmenst were
afterwards handed round by Mesdames G. HARRISON, J. JENNINGS and C. HILL. Mrs.
ALLISON was organist.
Mr. Robert RITSON, of 8, White Cottages, Ellenborough, died on Friday.
He had been ill for three years, and had been kept to his bed for the last
twelve months. He was a miner, and spent the early part of his mining life
working at the old Robin Hood and Grasslot pits. He later worked at St. Helen's
and retired ten years ago. He was a member of the Oddfellows, and their flag is
at half mast. He leaves a widow, three sons and four daughters.