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!! Freeman's Journal; Aug 7, 1917 "Leinster Items"

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    THE FREEMAN S JOURNAL AND NATIONAL PRESS DUBLIN: TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1917 PRICE ONE PENNY PROVINCIAL ITEMS LEINSTER HOSPITAL WITHOUT PATIENTS- For he first time
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      THE FREEMAN'S JOURNAL
      AND NATIONAL PRESS
      DUBLIN: TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1917
      PRICE ONE PENNY

      PROVINCIAL ITEMS

      LEINSTER

      HOSPITAL WITHOUT PATIENTS- For he first time in years the Athlone Fever Hospital
      is without a patient.
      SUGAR SCARCITY- Mr. John P. Hayden, M.P., wrote to the Athlone Guardian that he
      was in communication with the Sugar Commission in reference to the scarcity in
      Athlone Workhouse, the contractor being unable to obtain the necessary supply.
      NATIONAL TEACHER'S DEATH- Miss Gladys M. Thurn, a Queen's County nurse, died on
      Saturday at Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, from shock following an accident.
      Her cycle side-slipped on the tramway lines during the heavy rain, and a motor
      waggon passed over her.
      CYCLIST KILLED- A cyclist named Joseph Flynn collided between Milltownpass and
      Tyrrelspass, Westmeath, with a pair of runaway horses and was heavily thrown.
      When picked up he was found to be dead. Deceased was on his way to a sports
      meeting at Tyrrelspass.
      CHAPLAIN FOR THE FRONT- Very Rev. Fr. O'Neill, O.P., Dominican College,
      Newbridge, has left to take up duties as Chaplain in France. He was Dean of the
      College till the end of last term. A number of friends were present at the
      railway station, including Father Murphy, who has returned to the front.


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