The case of SHEWARD v. Lord LONSDALE (the horse dealing case), it is  said,
has been struck out of the cause list.



The Earl of Bective, M. P., Provincial Grand Superintendent, has summoned  
the Provincial Grand Chapter of Cum...

A writer in Wednesday’s Paris Figaro devotes three columns to  Mr. GLADSTONE,
in the course of which he says: -

“His father, a Scotchman, was a corn merchant, and afterwards  a ship owner
at Liverpool. The King knighted him. The son has not inherited

At the Workington Police-court on Wednesday, William  SATTERTHWAITE, Edward
SINGERS, Daniel NUGENT, Samuel KANE and Robert O’HARE,  five boys, were charged
with having committed willful damage to 43 iron railings  - by breaking them
on Sunday last - the...

TO BE LET or SOLD, a convenient DWELLING-HOUSE, situated in Castle-Street, Carlisle, now in the Occupation of the P v. MR. FARION;  with a Garden, Stables, Coach-house, and other Offices.

For Particulars enquire of JOHN LOSH, Esq., Woodside.


We regret to announce the death, yesterday morning, of Mr.  WILSON, of
Shotley Hall, at the age of 80 years.

Mr. WILSON was highly respected in both East Cumberland and in  
Northumberland, and his public spirit, especially in encouraging the finer  


APPLEBY - On Tuesday last, the volunteer bellringers of St. Lawrence, Appleby, held their annual Supper at the house of MISS HANSON, when about sixteen partook of the good things served up in excellent style by that lady, after which a pleasant eveni



The Commission of Winter Assizes for the counties of Cumberland  and
Westmorland, grouped as Assize County No. 1, was opened on Monday night by  Mr.
Justice DAY. His Lordship was timed to arrive by the train from London  reaching
Carlisle at twenty m...
A very worthy man, who evidently admired Mrs. Siddons, even in her  mature
widowhood, was asked by a friend why he did not propose and marry  her.

“Marry her!” he exclaimed, thinking only of the dignified and majestic  
creature he had seen in Lady M...

THE HEIGHT OF MEANNESS is running in debt for one's holiday presents.  -
'The Hornet'

MR. HENRY DEANE, a local solicitor, has been *****ed coroner for the
Northern Division of Leicestershire.

KARL COWPER having resigned the office of Captain of the Gen

(From our  own Correspondent)

Judge: Mr. HEDLEY       Slipper:  T. WILKINSON

The meet for the final day’s work of this meeting took place  yesterday at
Gretna Station, when a start was made on the farm of Guard Mill, in  a large

   Bootle. Waberthwaite, Corney and Whitbeck Nursing  Association will
benefit from the sale and whist drive (arranged by the  committee) which took place
in Captain SHAW's School, Bootle on Friday. Mrs. W.  L. THOMAS and Mrs. R. S.
BROWN were the attendants at the rummage stall, and  Misses MARKHAM and E.
GRICE officiated in a similar capacity at the new stall,  while Miss SHAW  had
charge of the bran tub.

   Refreshments were served by Mesdames:




Miss. M. LEECE

   and special competitions were won by:




   In the evening the rev. W. L. THOMAS conducted the  whist drive. Over 50
players competed, the prizes being presented by Mr. W. L.  THOMAS to the

Ladies 1: Mrs. G. PARK

2: Miss. M. WOOD


booby: Mrs. J. WOOD

Gentlemen: 1. Mr. H. IRVING

2 and 3 Mr. T. BARWISE and Mr. W. PENNINGTON

Booby: Mr. C. DALZELL

A special prize was won by Miss. DICKINSON.