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MARYPORT VICTORIA
COTTAGE HOSPITAL.


       A general meeting of the subscribers to the Victoria Cottage Hospital
was held on Tuesday, in the Town Hall, Maryport, Mr. H. P. SENHOUSE, J. P., C.
A. presiding. Mr. Fred KELLY, (secretary) read the rules which had been drawn
up for the management of the hospital which were adopted.


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LANTERN ENTERTAINMENT
AT HENSINGHAM SCHOOL.


       On Friday evening last through the kindness of the committee of
management of the Cleator Moor Co-operative Society, the elder children attending
Hensingham National School were entertained to a grand illustrated
entertainment, comprising limelight views, of the English Lakeland, a large number of
miscellaneous views, and an excellent series of scenes illustrating the coronation
of King Edward VII, and the King's procession through London. The views were
lucidly and graphically described by Mr. TEASDALE, the secretary to the
Society.

       The entertainment was greatly enjoyed, and the descriptive accounts
were attentively listened to, the whole affording an intellectual treat. At the
conclusion Mr. IRELAND proposed a vote of thanks to the committee of the
Society, and also to Mr. TEASDALE, which were heartily responded to.


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      MAYOR'S CHRISTMAS FUND
             FOR THE POOR.

[To the Editor of the Whitehaven News]


       Sir, - As in previous years many have availed themselves of the
pleasure of helping to give some comfort to the poor of our town through the medium
of the above fund. I shall be pleased to receive contributions to augment the
collection taken on Mayor's Sunday, so as to make the distribution as far
reaching as possible.

                              -Yours Respectfully,
                                        Joseph Isaac FISHER

Whitehaven, 3rd December, 1902.


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CHURCH OF ENGLAND
TEMPERANCE SOCIETY.


       Under the auspices of the Church of England Temperance Society a
lecture was given in the School room on Monday evening by Rev. R. J. FORREST, M.
A., of St. John's, Keswick. The subject chosen was "England's Drink Bill" a
rational waste, illustrated by a series of lantern __?

       The chair was taken by Rev. James CROPPER and there was a satisfactory
attendance. At the close of the meeting a hearty vote of thanks was accorded
to the lecturer on the motion of Rev. James CROPPER, seconded by Mr. John
CLARK.

       It was agreed to form a Temperance Pray Union, the object of which
were explained by Mr. FORREST and a number of names were given in by intending
members.


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