The members and officials of the above benefit club held their annual
dinner followed by a social on Thursday evening at the Miners' Arms,
Frizington. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson HAYSTON had provided a capital spread to which full justice was done by over fifty of the members and their friends.

       After the removal of the cloth Mr. Joseph TELFORD was voted to the
chair, and gave an interesting outline of the progress of the Society since the formation three years ago. Mr. VERNON, the secretary read the statement of accounts. After the adoption of the accounts a very pleasant time was spent with songs, contributed by the following:

MR. R. BLAND

MRS. R. GOULDIE

Messrs:

James MEGANNON

Wilson HAYSTON

J. SHAW

R. HAYSTON

A. KEOUGH

Jos. MEGANNON

S. GRAHAM

Jos. TELFORD

Jos. M'LAUGHLIN

Jas. MEGANNON

J. HOST

     A recitation  was given by Mr. Jas. MEGANNON and Mr. R. HAYSTON

       Toasts, "The King and Royal Family," Mr. J. TELFORD

       "The army, navy, and volunteers," proposed by Mr. John WEBB,
bandmaster of the "G" Company, Frizington.

       "Success to the Miner's Arms Friendly Society," proposed by Mr. J.
HORN.

       "The Host and Hostess," proposed by Mr. T. DAVIDSON, and responded to
by Mr. W. HAYSTON.

       A hearty vote of thanks was accorded the Chairman, singers,
accompanist, Mr. J. WEBB, and the late treasurer, Mr. T. DAVIDSON, on the motion of Mr.
VERNON, seconded by Mr. W. HAYSTON.