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WHITEHAVEN GRAIN MARKET YESTERDAY.

In store grain there was only a slow sale for wheat. A fair demand for Indian corn, which keeps a little dearer.


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CHOIRS TRIPS.

The members of the Workington Roman Catholic Church choir had their annual trip on Saturday last. The party left the town in wagonettes for Piel Wyke, where they spent a very pleasant day.

The Congregational Choir had a dayâ??s outing on Monday. The company numbering about 35, left Workington at about half past eight in the morning, their destination being Scale Hill. Boating, hill climbing and other amusements were indulged in, and the party returned home about half past nine oâ??clock in the evening, highly pleased with the trip.


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CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY AT BRIDGEFOOT.

On Sunday last two sermons were preached in the Wesleyan Chapel, Bridgefoot, by Mr. R. PLUMMER, of Cockermouth, to a large congregation, and on Monday tea was provided in the chapel. The tables were presided over by Mrs. TICKLE, Mrs. CARRUTHERS and Miss. BRAITHWAITE.

In the evening an interesting lecture was delivered by Mr. John CAMPBELL, of Flimby, entitled â??Travels on the Continent of Europe.â?

Collections were made at the close of the service to defray the expense of cleaning and renovating the chapel.


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GASWORKS COMMITTEE MEETING.

A meeting of the Gasworks Committee was held yesterday afternoon at the Harbour Office. Mr. MANDLE presided and the other members present were:

Mr. F. WALKER

Mr. S. S. BRIGGS

Mr. W. BARNES

Mr. J. ROSS

Mr. T. CAREY

Major WOOD

Mr. HEPWORTH, the consulting engineer, was present, and reported that alterations in connection with the gasworks would be completed in the course of a month, if the material could be obtained. After a long discussion it was decided to recommend the Board to appoint Mr. IRVING manager of the gasworks. This was all the business of interest.


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