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- Edition: November 3rd 1882 November 3rd 1882
collector, and some ladies, a bazaar in aid of the Derby Railway Servants’
Orphanage was held in the New Market-Hall, Whitehaven.
The bazaar was opened by Mr. A. ENTWISTLE, district superintendent of the
London and North-Western Railway Company. The business of the bazaar was then
commenced, the following ladies having charge of the stalls: -
No 1. Mrs. NEEDHAM and Mrs. LISTER
No. 2. Miss. E. DIXON and Mrs. FALLOWFIELD
No. 3. Mrs. ENTWISTLE and Mrs. BRASH, Cockermouth
No. 4. Mrs. B. LOWNDES and Mrs. GAIR
No. 5. Mrs. DALTON and Miss. BROCKBANK
Fruit Stalls: (given by Mrs. KENNEDY), Miss. WALLACE and Miss. STEELE.
The stalls contained a large and well assorted stock of articles such as
are generally sold on such occasions. Flags and plants adorned the room. During
the day Mr. BATES played several selections upon the pianoforte. Tea was
provided in the evening in the Refuge-school by Miss. DIXON, of the Waverley
Hotel. About 100 persons sat down. The following ladies presided at the tables: -
WHITEHAVEN GRAIN MARKET,
Only two samples of wheat, which remained unsold. About four samples of
oats, which sold at 8s 9d. Store grain: - Oats scarcer, no sale for wheat. Maize
still up in price.