!! Ballina Chronicle; Aug 23, 1849 #2
- BALLINA CHRONICLE
Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, August 23, 1849
Thomas Palmer, jun., Esq. of Summerhill, and Mr. Peter Nolan, of Moyne, are
canvassing for the coronership of the North Mayo district, vacant by the death
of Charles Atkinson, Esq.
CLERK OF THE PEACE AT MAYO- The death of T. Gildea, Esq., has left this
office vacant. The appointment of a successor to the deceased gentleman is in
the gift of the Earl of Lucan.
On Sunday last, at noon, John Hamilton, a young man about nineteen years of
age, while standing near the river behind the Ardnaree mills was suddenly seized
with an epileptic fit, to which he was subject, and having fallen into the
water, not more than a foot in depth where he stood, was smothered before he
attracted the notice of some people who were within fifty yards of him. The
unfortunate young man was son of a miller in the employment of Messrs. Hearne
CURE FOR CHOLERA- Chalk mixture, 6 oz.; tincture of Cathecue, 4 drachms;
Kino, 4 drachms; opium on half drachm. One tablespoon of the above tincture to
be taken after each discharge from the bowels. In case of the diarhoea being
obstinate let the chalk mixture be made of decoction of logwood.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News