!! Ballina Chronicle; June 12, 1850; Misc News
- BALLINA CHRONICLE
Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, June 12, 1850
Bets are made at Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway, between the Viceroy
and Canada steamers, both having sailed on Saturday, the one from Liverpool
and the other from Galway, as to which shall first touch at Halifax.
John Reardon, a young man, was killed at the fair of Ballinamona last
week by the blow of a stone on the head, from a man named Hourigan, who is
Thomas E. Beatty, Esq., is elected President of the College of
The Lord Chancellor has been pleased to appoint Charles Wilmot Smith,
Esq., to the commission of the peace for Clare, on the recommendation of Sir
Lucius O'Brien, Bart., Lieutenant of the county.
Lord Dunraven is completing the beautiful new Adare Castle. Over the
grand entrance on stone are the words "Love God only- Obey the Queen-Eschew
evil, and do good."
A court-martial is to assemble at Plymouth for the trial of Second
Lieutenant Charles Pyne, Royal Marines, for having disobeyed the commands of
Adjutant Forbes, R.M., his superior officer, in having refused to fall in at
Lord Palmerston is sued for 16l. poor rates by the Sligo guardians.
There was a partial outbreak of paupers of Mountkennet Workhouse on
Wednesday, which was promptly suppressed by arresting ringleaders, who are
lodged in gaol.
Edmond Walshe, for the murder of his near relative, Martin Walshe, at
Killmacow, Kilkenny, last month, surrendered himself at Liverpool in
Saturday for transmission to Ireland.
Mr. Joshua Magee, coroner for Newry, has reported to the London Times
the circumstances of the barbarous murder of Mr. Mauleverer, with his own
very partial colouring of the evidence, a very unusual step with any Irish
gentleman holding the office of coroner. Mr. Magee also transmitted a copy
of process served on a Winow Larkin, next he charges the murdered gentleman
with a malediction uttered against a poor woman for bog money, and concludes
his recital of what the writer deems facts, by the too convenient comment,
"It may be said this goes to extenuate, if not to justify assassination."
This from a judge in his own court of preliminary inquiry?
OXYGEN GAS A CURE FOR CHOLERA - Doctor Macrea, civil surgeon at Howrah,
has, according to the Indian Times, discovered a new and most successful
mode of treating cholera patients. He causes them to inhale a certain
portion of oxygen gas, which communicates a strong stimulus to the frame,
and finally throws the patient into a refreshing sleep. On awakening, he
finds himself restored to health, with the exception of the general weakness
which always succeeds any physical prostration. Dr. Macrea has tested his
mode of practice upon fifteen European seamen, who have been carried to the
Howrah Hospital in the last stage of the disease, and the patient has in
every instance recovered.
Edward Ledwith, Esq., of Ledwithstown, has received the commission of
the peace for Longford.
At Armagh, on Monday, W.H. Curran, Esq., Insolvent Commissioner, on
ordering the discharge of George Nettleton, by his giving up possession of a
farm, said the insolvent by so doing in no way interferes with what is
called "The Tenant Right" of occupiers from year to year, the provisional
assignee being liable to the insolvent's creditors for his disposal of the
A young midshipman, named Cunningham, was killed by a fall from the
mainmast of her Majesty's ship Arethusa, at Lisbon, last month.
The Marquis of Londonderry deserves credit for determination that his
land shall no longer be cultivated to a style a century behind every well
farmed portion of the kingdom. He has intimated to his tenantry that the
three-course system at present followed shall be discontinued. The wheat is
to be sown with clover this spring, and he insists that a green crop or a
drilled or manured crop shall always in future be grown between two white
Mr. Sarjeant Murphy has started for the representation of the city of
Martin Connell, employed on the Midland railway, near Mullingar, was
killed on Tuesday by a train which passed over him, severing head and body.
Nine vessels with "bread stuffs" arrived in Limerick from Wednesday to
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News