WIGTON LOCAL BOARD OF
The usual monthly meeting of this Board was held yesterday, Mr. E. H. BANKS
in the chair.
Mr. TWENTYMAN gave notice that at next meeting he would propose that the
Board should borrow the money necessary for street improvements.
A recommendation of the Water Works Committee to have lamps put up at
Market Hill and Union-Street was adopted.
Mr. BENNETT, the resident engineer, submitted a report, which stated that
during the past month the sewerage works had made satisfactory progress.
The Maryport Advertiser and Weekly News, Nov. 3, 1882.
CONCERT AT MARYPORT
Last night an entertainment consisting of a farce and a programme of vocal
music was given in the Catholic School-room, Maryport.
The Rev. Father WATMORE presided, and Miss. M’CARTEN presided at the
pianoforte. There was a good attendance, and the entertainment gave general
Mr. SPURGEON will leave town for Mentone in the early portion of next week.
General IGNATIEFF is expected to arrive in Paris shortly on a political
The Daily News correspondent at Maritzburg says that Sir H. BULWER is doing
his utmost to delay Cetewayo’s return.
The Secretary of State for War has expressed himself desirous that no time
should be lost in issuing the medal for the campaign in Egypt.
The village of Grindewald, the well known tourist centre in the Bernese
Oberland, has, a telegram states, been most entirely destroyed by a violent
hurricane. No particulars are given.
A shocking tragedy occurred in London on Saturday morning. A man named Hiram
MEAKIN murdered his wife and two children, and afterwards committed suicide
by drowning himself in the river Thames.
MEAKIN, who was a fishmonger, had been in a desponding state of mind,
owing, it is said, to his business not being in a good condition, and his having a
dread that he and his family would come to want.
Professor VALLANCE gave one of his entertainments of readings and recitals
at the Anthenam on Monday evening. The chair was occupied by Rev. H. C. BAILEY.
CHRISTMAS GOOSE CLUB.
We beg to direct attention to an advertisement of the Christmas Goose Club,
originated at the Maryport Coffee Tavern Company, and we heartily recommend
our readers who wish to spend Christmas as it ought to be spent to join the
THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE
NEW STEEL WORKS.
The weather up till now has been pretty favorable for Mr. HODGSON, the
contractor for the works, who has upwards of 200 men employed. The work is making
satisfactory progress, and the contractor anticipates the completion of it by
the stipulated time.
On Saturday evening last another of the Good Templars entertainments was
held in the Good Templars Hall. The attendance was large. The chair was occupied
by Brother STANLEY, and a capital programme was efficiently rendered.