ST. CUTHBERT’S CHURCH
The annual exchange of pulpits in the Furness Arch-deaconry took place on Sunday last. The preacher at St. Cuthbert’s in the morning was the Rev. R. D. ELLWOOD, rector of Torver, and at evening Rev. S. W. PHILLIPS, organising secretary of C. M. S. In the North Western District.
The collections for the day were given for the Church Missionary Society.
SEASCALE WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH.
On Sunday the services were taken by Mr. J. STEWART, a student at Didsbury College, Manchester. There were good congregations, including visitors.
BENEFIT DANCE AT
In the Haverigg Town Hall, on Monday evening last, a dance was held, the proceeds of which were devoted to the benefit of Mr. S. BURNETT, who has been in ill health for some time.
Messrs. J. SHEPHERD and G. PARK officiated as M.C.’s and the music was provided by Mr. B. HOSKIN. There was a very good attendance.
VAN OFF LINES.
The guard’s van attached to two saloon carriages fouled the points on Sunday afternoon and left the line. The sleepers and rails were disturbed, and it was necessary to call up the breakdown gang from Barrow, who soon put matters right again.
At Bisley, on Thursday, the Repton School, Malvern, won the Ashburton Shield, and the friends of Mr. And Mrs. C. E. HOYLAND, of Stock Park, will be interested to learn that their son, Master Ian, was one of the quartette of shooters who secured this signal honour for the school.
QUARRYMEN’S STRIKE SETTLED.
The men employed at Rowrah Hall, Kelton Head, Rowrah Head, High Salter, and Clintz quarries, balloted on Friday and Saturday with regard to their employers offers to the day men of finishing work a half an hour earlier each day. Those on strike desired to finish work one hour earlier.
The result of the ballot was - For accepting employer’s terms, 113 against, 46. Majority in favour of work, 67. Work was accordingly resumed on Monday morning at all the quarries.