LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.


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Mr. E. BRAITHWAITE. of Seascale. died at eight o'clock yetserday morning.


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Mr. PATMAN opened his drug store at Seascale last week.


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Col. HUDDLESTON is now in residence at Irtside, Holmrook.


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The Indian Famine Fund, on Tuesday evening amounted to £526,000.


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On the occasion of the king of Spain's birthday 158 political prisoners were
set at liberty.


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Mr. John JACKSON, of Hensingham House, is deriving a good deal of benefit
from his sponsors in Bath.


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Mr. and Mrs. E. WALKER and family, Croft End, are occupying apartments at
South Parade, Seascale.


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Geo. PATERSON was, at Edinburgh on Monday, sentenced to death for murdering
a woman by means of a red hot poker.


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The Rev. T. L. BURROWS, of Bolton, was the preacher at the Workington
Congregational Sunday School anniversary services on Sunday last.


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Mrs. KNIGHT of Kitchen Ground, who was well known at the Whitehaven Market,
died on Friday and was buried at Irton Churchyard, on Tuesday.


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According to yesterday's "Liverpool Mercury" a receiving order has been
issued against George C. SANDERSON, Lime-street, Liverpool, Hotel proprietor.


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>From Mr. ORD's announcement in another column, it will be seen that an
examination in connection with the college of Violinists will shortly be held at
Whitehaven.


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