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Ballina Chronicle; Sep 11, 1850; Miscellaneous

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Ballina, Co. Mayo Wednesday, September 11, 1850 MISCELLANEOUS Wm. Francis Ryan, Esq., of Montefarrell, Edgworthstown, is appointed to the
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      BALLINA CHRONICLE
      Ballina, Co. Mayo
      Wednesday, September 11, 1850



      MISCELLANEOUS

      Wm. Francis Ryan, Esq., of Montefarrell, Edgworthstown, is appointed to
      the commission of the peace for county of Longford.
      An inquiry was held at the Club House of Carlow, by James Drought,
      Surveyor of the district, relative to charges by Mrs. Tate against Mr. Wm.
      H. Carter, postmaster of that town. Mr. Mulhall appeared for the
      complainant, and after hearing a few witnesses the charges fell to the
      ground, no evidence being adduced sufficient to eke out even a colourable
      charge against the management of the post office.
      A large quantity of adulterated snuff and imitation tobacco, seized in
      Cork by the Excise, was burned this week by the collector, Mr. Ayrton. The
      snuff belonged to two Cork traders, and who were fined 50l. each for the
      offence.
      John Devitt, Esq., Manager of the National Bank, Nenagh, offers to
      advance £200 at 5 per cent interest to the new Borrisokane poor law union.
      The Brickfields Ship Building Yard, Cork, has been purchased by Mr.
      Anthony Robinson, of London.
      Sir John Ripton, Bart., has made further abatements in his rental at
      Killura.
      Captain Watson's tenantry in the county Kilkenny completely exculpate
      that gentleman from the aspersions heaped upon him relative to the affray at
      Butler's grove.
      The Sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church, including marriage and
      baptism, are only henceforth to be administered in the body of the Church
      itself. Various other rules are to be laid down by the Synod of Thurles.
      The present convent property in Ireland is stated to be worth £700,000.
      In Queen's College, Belfast, Charles Macdonald, Esq, professor of
      Latin, is transferred to the chair of Greek; vacant by Sir Ringwood's
      acceptance to the head Mastership of Dungannon Royal School and the Rev.
      C.P. Refchek, curate of St. Mary's Dublin, is appointed to the Latin chair.



      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
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