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!! Ballina Chronicle; June 5, 1850; Misc Items

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Wednesday, June 5, 1850 MISCELLANEOUS - Mr. Marcus Babbington, the owner of the premises in Derry, in which the recent gunpowder explosion
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      BALLINA CHRONICLE
      Wednesday, June 5, 1850


      MISCELLANEOUS
      - Mr. Marcus Babbington, the owner of the premises in Derry, in which the
      recent gunpowder explosion occurred, died on Monday in consequence of the
      injuries he received.
      - Brown paper is now manufactured of straw at the Glenville mills, Cork.
      - Friday about 600 left Waterford by the Liverpool steamer for America.
      - It is said that on the retirement of the Lord Lieutenant from Ireland,
      Dublin Castle will be converted into apartments for the families of
      distressed Peers and placed on a level with Hampton Court.
      - Mr. Godby has returned to Dublin to hand over his department in the
      General Post Office to his successor Mr. Cornwall. Mr. Ives shortly retires
      after a service of 50 years. Several other officers leave the head office on
      superannuated allowances.
      - The Queen's Bench has granted a conditional order against Mr. W.
      Fitzgibbon of Cork, the extensive mercer, for having called Mr. T. Scallan,
      of that city, "a liar, blackguard, ruffian and scoundrel."
      - Mr. Thomas Bunbury, of Russeltown, is committed to Carlow gaol and his
      son, Mr. Henry Bunbury, is admitted to bail, both for threatening the life
      of a sheriff's bailiff and discharging a gun at him.
      - Lord Cecil Gordon has taken the surname of Moore in regard to the family
      of his deceased beloved wife.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
      http://www.IrelandOldNews.com/
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