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!! Ballina Chronicle; July 10, 1850; Miscellaneous

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Ballina, Co. Mayo Wednesday, July 10, 1850 The living tide still flows with unabated vigour from the fresh shores. On Friday an immense
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      BALLINA CHRONICLE
      Ballina, Co. Mayo
      Wednesday, July 10, 1850



      The living tide still flows with unabated vigour from the fresh shores.
      On Friday an immense number left this port for Liverpool, to take shipping
      for America. The emigrants appeared all of the better classes.--Waterford
      Mail.

      Private Sheppard, 41st, was drowned on Tuesday in the River Lee, Cork.



      MISCELLANEOUS

      Lieut. M'Donnell, 71st, was fined £5 on Saturday, at Exchange Police
      Court, for assault on a carpenter, named Mulholland, at Richmond Barracks.
      The Rev. Wm. Prescott hung himself in King's College Hospital on
      Friday.
      In the National Bank the following changes have taken place:- Mr. John
      L. Cochrane, Inspector, is appointed manager at Roscommon; Mr. John Egan, of
      Roscommon, to be manager at Ballinasloe, in room of Mr. Vise, appointed to
      Wexford.
      The estate of John Bateman, Esq., Oakpark, Tralee, for sale under the
      Encumbered property court, is said to be rich in silver and lead ore.
      The Galway union paupers wear wooden shoes at 3 1/2d. per pair.
      Notice has been served on the Relieving officers by the managers of the
      Martin estate in Connemara of their intention to evict a multitude of
      unfortunate creatures residing on the property. It is a fact that out of
      this estate not a farthing of poor rates has, for a long time, been
      collected. Mr. Beaumont, who is a large creditor on the property, was
      shocked at this terrible state of things which existed in Connemara.
      The first conviction under the renewed anti-procession took place at
      Armagh Sessions on Saturday, when Sam Robinson, Wm. Watt and John Connell,
      were sentenced to a months' imprisonment each, for marching to the tune of
      the Boyne Water and Protestant Boys.
      The town of Ballaghaderreen was the scene of universal rejoicing on
      Saturday evening, for the return of John Duff, Esq., accompanied by his
      bride, formerly Miss Caroline Jones, sister-in-law of Joseph A. Holmes,
      Esq., D.L., of Clogher House, county Sligo. The town was illuminated and the
      performance of an amateur band added to the festivities.
      Goats now form an article of export from Cork to London.
      In the Cork distillery whiskey sells to the trade so low as 5s. 6d. per
      gallon.
      Nothing can exceed the beauty of the large field near the Ballinasloe
      workhouse, sown with flax by Lord Clancarty. Its verdure is very fine, and
      presents a gratifying appearance to all who estimate the blessings which
      will result by the introduction of flax culture.
      A farmer named Gilloghty was killed by another named named Johnston on
      Saturday at Killafady, near Armagh, for mowing with a scythe belonging to
      Johnston, who has absconded.
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