Rossendale Free Press 3 Aug 1889

Lost, near Rawtenstall, Fox Terrier Bitch, Lemon markings on head. Whosoever will bring same to Rose Bank House, Ramsbottom, will be rewarded.

District of the Rawtenstall Local Board, Proposed Incorporation. Notice is hereby given that a Plan shewing the Division of the proposed Borough into 6 Wards. as submitted to the Honourable T. Hl W. Pelham, Barrister-at-Law (the Commissioner appointed by the Lords of Her Majesty's Privy Council), at the Inquiry held at the Police Court, Rawtenstall, on Thursday the 25th day of July 1889, is deposited at the Local Board oOffices, Bank Chambers, Rawtenstall, and will remain so deposited during office hours fir the inspection of al persons interested therein until Saturday, the 10th day of August next. Any person desirous of objecting thereto must send written notice of his objection to the undersigned at or before noon on the said 10th day of August next. Thomas Woodcock, Solicitor, Rawtenstall.

Accident at Cloughfold - On Monday afternoon, a girl named Ashford , aged about ten years, who lives with her parents near Irwell Mill, cloughfold, was standing on a large iron gas pipe near the mill when a boy pushed her off, and she fell, breaking one of her arms just above the wrist.

Wesleyan Chapel, Cloughfold. - sermons in aid of the choir of this place of worship were preached last Sunday by Mr Thomas Tomlinson, of Rawtenstall. In the afternoon a service of song, entitled'"frozen to death' was ably rendered by the choir, Mr Tomlinson reading the connections. The collections amounted to about £5.

Bacup is to have a public mortuary. Certain structural alterations are already in progress at the Police Station with this end in view.

This will be a busy day in Rossendale. There is something to suit nearly every taste. In the afternoon the Right Hon A.J Mundella will open the new club at Helmshore. This will be a ceremony of some interest and political importance. There will be a gala and temperance fete in a field adjoining Alder Grange, Rawtenstall. That will be a specially interesting event, and if the weather corresponds with that of yesterday morning there will undoubtedly be an imposing procession of temperance organisations, an immense 'gate' and plenty of fun on the field. Colonel Le Grende N. Stark will lay the foundation-stone of the Newchurch Grammar School this afternoon with full Masonic honours, prior to which event a public luncheon will be served in the National School.

Tea Party andPresentation - n Saturday afternoon a party of about sixty persons met at the Prince Albert Inn, Cloughfold, and there partook of a capital tea, served in excellent style by Mr Jos Holt. the repast comprised salmon, roast, beef, lamb, duck, chicken, tongue etc, to which ample justice was done by the company. during the evening a presentation, consisting of a glass globe of birds, was made to the late servant, Miss A. Morgan. The rest of the evening was spent in singing and dancing, the proceedings being kept up merrily until about eleven o-clock.

Rossendale Police v Rawtenstall Tradesmen. A match between these two teams was played on Tuesday afternoon, at constable, resulting in an easy victory for the Tradesmen. The Police scored 28 first innings and 18 the second, Tradesmen 41 first innings and 38 for six wickets in the second.

Ramsbottom 69 all out, Rawtenstall 40 all out.

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