NEWS ITEMS.

 

EXCURSIONS FRM WORKINGTON.

 

On Thursday there were five excursions from Workington.  The Primitive Methodist Sunday scholars attending John-street and Gladstone-street schools together with the Harrington contingency had a trip to Brayton Hall, the seat of SIR WILFRID LAWSON.  A number of Wesleyans proceeded to Ullock to attend the Wesleyan anniversary tea and service of song at that place.

 

The scholars, together with their parents and friends connected with the Presbyterian Sunday school , had an excursion to Gilgarron, where they visited the grounds of MRS. WALKER, Gilgarron House.

 

There was likewise a tradesman's excursion to Peil Wyke.  The Plymouth Brethren worshipping in MR. WHITFIELD's Hall also proceeded to Embleton.

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Next week we shall give a very good illustration shewing the Workington Infirmary.

 

Another "Star" Competition will be announced in our first issue in August.  The present Competition closes on the 31st inst.

 

The Globe Hotel, Whitehaven, was let on Wednesda, to MR. JAMES COWAN, of the Station Hotel, Workington.  MR. COWAN, who takes over the lease, will enter on possession next Thursday.  He will take with him the esteem and respect of all who know him.

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The DUKE OF ARGYLL's fishermen at Inverary captured eighty splendid salmon at a single haul last Wednesday.

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