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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Ballina, Mayo, Ireland Wednesday, January 16, 1850 MISCELLANEOUS The elevation of Sir Robert Peel to the peerage is an event not far distant.
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      BALLINA CHRONICLE
      Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
      Wednesday, January 16, 1850


      MISCELLANEOUS
      The elevation of Sir Robert Peel to the peerage is an event not far
      distant.
      The late Loughrea workhouse was insured in the Sun office for £8,000.
      Belfast has 467 registered ships engaged in the foreign and coasting trade.
      Mr. Edward M'Cabe of Cootehill, was drowned at the Canal Harbour, Dublin,
      on Friday.
      The Rev. John Payne Shaw was discharged by the Insolvent Debtors' Court,
      Dublin, last week.
      A horse-rider named Noone dropped dead near Ballinasloe on Thursday.
      Two workhouses in the county Donegal and the county Fermanagh, almost
      sustain their inmates by the labour of the paupers.
      Mr. O'Neill, printer and bookseller, Belfast, was fined 10l. on Tuesday for
      selling a pack of playing cards without the ace of spades being stamped.
      A young lad named Stewart Beatty was killed on Saturday by the accidental
      discharge of his fowling piece at Lurgan.
      Miss Adcock, of Laughterton, near Gainsboro', died last week of locked jaw,
      produced by having her cheek accidentally cut open by a carrier's whip.
      Hannah Boss, of Boswell, sovereign of the gipsies, died in Lincoln union
      house, on Sunday, at the advanced age of 99.
      In Scariff union all outdoor relief has been suspended during the last
      fortnight, the Guardians having neither funds or credit.
      There were 23 candidates for matriculation at Queen's College, Cork, on
      Friday; the Scholarships examination took place on Saturday.
      A woman was robbed of £3 at St. Michael's chapel, Limerick, on Sunday
      morning, by a person in the congregation, who cut out her pocket.
      On Thursday Lord Clancarty gave his tradesmen and tenantry a harvest home
      dinner at the Farm Yard, Galbally, Ballinasloe.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
      http://www.IrelandOldNews.com/
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