FACTS AND FACETIAE.
"Shall I cut this loin of mutton saddlewise !" said a gentleman. "No", said
one of his guests, "cut it bridlewise, for then I may have a chance to get a
bit in my mouth."
HOW, INDEED ? - "Gracious marcy me !" exclaim
The "Workington Star" appears today for the first time, and takes its place with some pride as the only newspaper printed in Workington.
The "Star" will unquestionably supply a real want, and we pledge our word that so far as it is possi...
FATAL FALL OVER ETTERBY SCAUR, CARLISLE.
At an early hour on Saturday morning MR. SAMUEL IRVING, of Stanwix, a gentleman about 70 years of age, who formerly held a responsible position in the office of the Town Clerk of Carlisle for many years, accid...
OPENING OF A CHAPEL AT EAMONT BRIDGE.
The new iron chapel just built in the village of Eamont, was opened for
divine service on Sunday last. It was built by Mr. CHARLES KENT, of 297,
Euston-road, London in about two months, and the contract was £280.
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
Maryport, was charged with having been drunk and disorderly, and having
assaulted Police-constable ATKINSON whilst in the execution of his duty, at half
past ten o’clock on F...
MARYPORT - FRIDAY
(Before R. RITSON, J. ADDISON, and J. RITSON, Esqs.)
Thomas CARRUTHERS, of Camerton, was fined 12s for being drunk and disorderly
and 40s for assaulting P. C. WATSON; and W. CARRUTHERS, Jas BLACK, and F.
WALKER were fined 2
James RONEY and Francis CARR, miners, were charged with stealing a purse
from the person of John McVAY, labourer; evidence was given, but the Bench
thought there was a doubt in the case, and discharged ...
Some very eccentric expressions were used in the prayers of clergymen of the last century.
An Edinburgh minister was inclined to grumble when he prayed, "Give us not evil to think Thee neglectful of Thine own, for we are Thine ...
in the chair.
Mr. TWENTYMAN gave notice that at next meeting he would propose that the
Board should borrow the money necessary for street improvements.
A recommendation of t...
LOSS TO THE CUMBERLAND RUGBY UNION.
Mr. J. W. MAXWELL, the Moresby Schoolmaster, who is leaving the district
for his native East Coast, to settle at Roker, Sunderland, is a prominent
personality in Cumberland sport, notably Rugby Union. He helped to founf the
now powerful Moresby R. U. club and since then has been Chairman and County R.
U. Representative. His son Jack captained Moresby for two seasons and is now
Coming to Cumberland more than thirty years ago, Mr. MAXWELL was
conspicuous as a soccer player about 1900. He was responsible for organising the
well remembered Moresby schoolboy team that won the Whitehaven Schools Cup
competition for six years in succession from season 1904.
Apart from his sporting activities, Mr. MAXWELL has taken a keen
interest in local public life. For thirty years he has served on the Parish Council
and he has been the chairman for sixteen years. There is a presentation to
him to-night (Wednesday).
***There is a picture of Mr. J. W. MAXWELL if anyone is interested let me