!! Irish Catholic Chronicle; Oct 19, 1867
- Irish Catholic Chronicle And People's News of the Week
Saturday, 19th October 1867
On Friday, V.H. Burgess Esq., Hon. Secretary of the Flax Extension
Association of Belfast, visited Islandbawn Mills, near this town, for the
purpose of inspecting the new breaking and scotching machines lately invented by
Mr. Samuel Brindley. After witnessing eh machines working, and securing samples
of the flax operated on in his presence, he expressed his approbation and
delight at the discovery.--Tipperary Advocate.
ORANGE OUTRAGE AT ARVA.
Five of the Orange party have been apprehended for the wanton and barbarous
outrage perpetrated on a man named Quinn (convenient to the place where Drum was
shot nearly two years ago) on the 27th ult. He was on his way home from Arva
fair, when he was followed by a party of eight or eleven, and brutally beaten to
such a degree that little if any hopes are entertained of his recovery. Quinn
was beaten so barbarously that his skull is broken and a portion of the
cerebrium visibly protruding from under the scalp.--Anglo-Celt.
DEATH OF REV. JOHN KEATING, P.P.- The Rev. John Keating P.P., Crossbeg,
departed this life on this day week in the fifty-second year of his age, having
laboured for twenty-two years as a pious and zealous priest. On Sunday his
remains were removed to Crossbeg; where they were followed by a large number of
mourning friends from Wexford and vicinity. On Monday, the high mass and office
for the repose of his soul were celebrated in the church of Crossbeg. The
ceremonies were presided over by the Most. Rev. Dr. Furlong, Lord Bishop of this
diocese, and were attended by about forty clergymen.--Wexford People.
ORANGE OUTRAGES AT PORTADOWN- Last Saturday night the house of Joseph
Brennan and Thomas M'Convill of Portadown were wrecked by the Orange rabble
between twelve and one o'clock. Their doors were kicked in and windows smashed
with large stones, their lives threatened and ordered to leave or they would be
shot the next time.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News