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 LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.

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A MARYPORT NONAGENARIAN.

   Mrs. Margaret BARLOW, died at the Iron Works House,  Maryport, on Friday,
and was buried at the Maryport Cemetery on Monday. She was  the widow of Mr.
John BARLOW, who came to Maryport 40 years ago as the Manager  of the Solway
Ironworks, which have been idle now for many years. He died four  years ago.
She was a skilled needlewoman, and despite her 90 years, at the time  was
engaged in the production of some elablorate tapestry of intricate and  beautiful
design.

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TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS.

   "The Dear Departed" and "The Invisible Duke," were  given in the Nelson
School Hall, Wigton, on Thursday night, by the pupils of the  school, before a
large company of people, who thoroughly enjoyed the excellent  fare provided.
Mr. SWALES was the producer of the first named play and Mr. BURN  of the
latter, whilst Mr. CARR was responsible for the lighting effects. The
entertainment was arranged with a view to augmenting the funds of the School  Dramatic
Society.

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EGREMONT WESLEYAN
BIBLE CLASS.

   Rev. Robert WALTON, resident minister, spoke to the  class on Sunday, on
"The Cross" and explained how Calvary was not an accident,  but was in the
heart of God before the foundation of the world. Many, he said,  put the emphasis
on the life of Jesus, whereas it was the death and resurrection  of Jesus
that mattered, and it was by appropriating to ourselves His death that  we could
enter upon a life acceptable to God. The address was much  appreciated.

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CROSBY MAN'S SERIOUS MISHAP.

   While following his appointment at Birkby Colliery  on Monday afternoon,
Henry RICHARDSON, a married man living at Solway Mount,  Crosby, met with a
serious eye injury whilst engaged on some boiler repairs. The  cause of the
accident was due to a spanner flying off a nut he was screwing  down, his tool
catching him a violent blow which burst his left eyeball. His  medical attendant
ordered his removal to a nursing home in Carlisle, where Dr.  ROSS removed the
eye.

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SLIGHT INJURIES.

   Thomas CONNERY, aged 54, of 2 North Road, Kells, a  joiner, employed at
Haig Pit, was admitted to the Whitehaven Hospital on Tuesday  afternoon with
slight injuries.

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THE SCHOLARS.

   The scholars of Seascale Day School have made their  annual collection on
behalf of Dr. BERNARDO's Homes and Miss. HOWES, head  teacher, has received a
letter acknowledging the receipt of £3.

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WIGTON SWIMMING AND
WATER POLO CLUB.

   The Wigton Swimming and Water Polo Club played a  good game on Saturday
when they held their annual rummage sale in the Parish  Rooms. They netted
£14/16/4 thanks to the patronage of a large company.

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WHITEHAVEN MAGISTRATES.

   The Whitehaven Magistrates present at Monday's  Petty Sessions were:

Mr. R. JEFFERSON, (chairman)

Lieut. Col. G. DIXON (vice-chairman)

Messrs. E. L. NANSON

W. M. BIRKETT

P. DALTON

Mrs. EVANS

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EIGHTEEN TABLES were occupied at the weekly whist drive in the Cleator Moor
Conservative Club on Friday night. Prizes were won by:

Ladies: 1, Mrs. BEATTIE, 2. Mrs. DAWSON

Gents: 1. Mrs. THOMPSON (playing as gent) 2. Mr. McCRINK

The M. C. was Mr. J. MILFUL.

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NURSING SUCCESS.

   Mr. and Mrs. Jack SCOTT, of Moresby Parks, have  just received word from
their daughter, Miss. Mary SCOTT, that she has been  successful in passing her
final examination as a nurse. Miss. SCOTT is at  present engaged at the Mill
Road Hospital, Liverpool.

Bridgefoot Certain

BRIDGEFOOT CERTAIN
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SITE OF NEW MILK FACTORY

   Yesterday, Tuesday Mr. A. E. SUTOR, Clerk to the  Cockermouth Urban
District Council, received the following letter from Mr. L.  MILLS, manager of the
Fresh Milk Department of the Nestle and Anglo-Swiss  Condensed Milk Co.

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 LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS.

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WIGTON B. W. T. A.

   There was a large attendance at the weekly session  held in the
Temperance Hall, Wigton. Mr. D. W. REED, B. Sc., Brookfield,  presiding. Mrs. REED
kindly brought along Mr. Harvey THEOBOLD to entertain the  company, and the
lantern lecture which he gave was much enjoyed.

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CLIFTON WESLEYAN CHAPEL.

   The Rev. H. SYMMONS, Circuit Minister, presided at  the annual missionary
meeting of this chapel on Thursday evening. There was a  good attendance to
hear his lecture on "The Pathos and Humour of Slum Life in  East London," which
was both interesting and amusing.

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ACCIDENT AT FLIMBY.

   When Mrs. A. MILLAR was alighting from the 8-25  Cumberland bus at Flimby
on Saturday night, she fell and her head came in  contact with the
kerb-stone, causing severe wounds. Mr. WILLIAMSONM rendered  first aid and Mrs. MILLAR
was removed to her home where she received attention  from the nurse and doctor.

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POLICE PROMOTION.

   Detective-Sergt. Joseph CARRUTHERS, of Calgary City  Police Force
(Western Canada) a son of ex- Police Sergt. Geo. CARRUTHERS, of  Maryport, has been
promoted to the post of inspector in charge of the night  force. A Calgary
paper states that Inspector CARRUTHERS has a long list of major  crime convictions
to his credit.

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ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, BIGRIGG.

   Special services were held at St. John's Church,  Bigrigg, on Palm
Sunday, the preacher in the morning and at the afternoon  services being the curate,
the Rev. G. H. EGGLETON. The choir rendered Stainer's  "Crucifixion" and the
rector of ST. Mary's, Egremont, Rev. I. EARNSHAW was the  preacher at the
evening service.

A Talkie On Roads

A TALKIE ON ROADS
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Audience of Local Surveyors.

   "Coal mine to road" was the title of a fascinating  talkie film,
organised by the British Road Tar Association, and shown at the  Botchergate Picture
House, Carlisle, on Saturday to an audience of 70 people,

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