!! Ballina Chronicle; March 20, 1850 "Miscellaneous"
- BALLINA CHRONICLE
Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, March 20, 1850
Mr. Gibbons, at Killaloe, was robbed of his silver watch in the Court-house
The County Surgeon of the gaol is dispensed with by the Grand Jury.
Mr. Ellis, steward to Mr. Trant, of Doven, was fired at on Sunday returning
from Nenagh church.
Six police are ordered to Downshire and Armagh on temporary duty.
Mr. M'Cleland's Tipperary Boy won the Chichester hunt steeple chase, near
Belfast, on Thursday.
The 3s rate in Nenagh union is to be collected by two equal instalments.
At Armagh Assizes, Mrs. Bleazby, charged with the murder of her husband,
has been admitted to bail in £1,400; Gordon, the steward, also.
The Waterford Grand Jury have granted to Sub-Constable Owen's Mother £105.
Owen was killed at Cappoquin barrack by the insurgents.
At Athlone meeting Cornet Rontine (Scot's Greys) Zerina, won the military
race, and Mr. Lawson's Nameless the Handicap.
The Tralee Guardians have taken 12 acres of land near the Workhouse, from
Mr. Jerome Quill, at 4l. per Irish acre.
The Newtownards Mining Company have presented their agent, Captain Silas
Evans, with a service of plate, value £100.
Mr. Stewart Erskine Rolland, late of the 39th Regiment, is with Captain
Layard, assisting to bring to light the hidden antiquarian treasures of Nineveh.
Luke Lennon, John Lennon, John Donohoe and Mathew Joy are the persons found
guilty at Waterford assizes of having attacked the Police Barrack at Cappoquin,
on the 16th of Sept. last, when Constable Ownes was killed by the insurgents.
Pat Downing, sen, and Pat Downing, jun, were convicted of the murder of Michael
Hogan, a bailiff, who went to execute a decree at Eagle-hall.
At Liverpool Police Court, Thomas Gorman was brought up on a charge of
stealing 45l. belonging to Michael Hogan, of Killokennedy, county of Clare. It
appears that the prisoner was in the employment of Mr. Hogan, his uncle, and
that the money which was in Limerick bank notes, was taken from a chest. The
prisoner was sent over to Limerick in charge of Head Constable M'Hale, who had
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