!! Ballina Chronicle; May 8, 1850; Misc Items
- BALLINA CHRONICLE
Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, May 8, 1850
There were 200 cork life savers on board the lost "Adelaide" steam
Mr. James Wall is appointed Practical agriculturist Inspector to Tuam
and Castlebar Unions.
Captain Gavin has allowed his tenantry at Cloncannon, near Moneygall,
30 per cent on last year's rent, together with the whole of the poor and
The Western World sailed from Liverpool on Friday for New York, with
700 emigrants; comprised principally of Irish families.
Lord Gough is to visit his relatives and friends in Derry this month,
where a splendid reception awaits the noble and gallant peer.
Sub-Constable Edmond Blake from Kenmare, shot himself at Tralee on
Saturday night after being reported for intoxication.
Captain Wynne has commenced actions for libel against the Marquis of
Westmeath and the Guardians of Carrick-on-Suir.
In Boyle Union there are nine relieving officers paid 355l. a year for
distributing 1l. 14s. 1d. weekly in out-door relief.
There are 17 turnkeys in Clonmel gaol, which is about double the number
in Limerick county gaol, and with a more numerous charge.
Monday night three thatched houses, at Knockalibade, Killarney, the
property of James W. Agar, Esq., were maliciously set on fire and reduced to
We regret to learn that there were three cases of cholera in the
neighbourhood of Castlecomer on Sunday and Monday last, of these three
resulted in death.
Mr. DeLacy Nash was last week refused a conditional order for libel
against the Times, in connection with an article about his part in the
Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow railway.
Mr. Dunne, of Tully, the occupier of several extensive farms in the
Queen's county and Kildare, with his family, sailed by the Forest Queen,
from Liverpool on Saturday last, for the United States.
The guardians of Dungarvan Union, Lord Stuart de Decles in the chair,
have agreed to defray the expenses of sending out to Quebec, the first week
in June next, three hundred girls.
Lord Mountcashel's estate in the County Antrim, which yields a
well-paid rental of 11,600 a year, is to be sold for payment of 275,000l.
incumbrances on his landed property in the south. The Commercial Bank of
London is a large creditor.
At the City Police Court, Limerick, the presiding magistrate announced
that all improper females arrested for use of obscene language in the
streets would, in addition to imprisonment, be deprived of their ornamental
On Sunday, as a respectable farmer, M. M'Ganey, was proceeding to the
Presbyterian church, at Ballymena, and had stepped to the side of the road,
he was attacked by a cow, which forced one of her horns into the right side
abdomen, and gored him to death.
For the convicts on board the "Neptune" with John Mitchell 100l. was
subscribed at Capetown before the vessel sailed for Van Dieman's Land. - The
8th March was fixed for the "General Public Thanksgiving to Almighty God for
the deliverance of the colony from the dreadful calamity."
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News