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From: "Cathy Joynt Labath" <>
Subject: !! Ballina Chronicle; May 23, 1849
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 17:38:03 -0600


BALLINA CHRONICLE
Wednesday, May 23, 1849

At a special meeting of the New Zealand Company a series of resolutions
were unanimously carried against the introduction of convict emigration to
that settlement.

Twelve hundred applicants sought admission to the Limerick Union
Workhouse on Friday, but more than half that number were refused, for want
of room, the establishment being overcrowded.

Fifty cases of cholera out of 100 in Tralee workhouse proved fatal.

The salaries of the relieving officers in Cork cost the union 500l a
year.

TIPPERARY- The following appears in the last number of the Hue and
Cry:- Description of Charles Langley Surgeon, who stands charged with
having, on the first of May, at Nenagh, by a series of unnatural and
diabolical acts, caused the death of his wife, Eleanor Langley.- He is forty
years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, slight make, dark complexion, black
hair, inclining to grey, and black eyes: whiskers shaved off, voice vulgar,
very bad countenance, prominent teeth, shoulders slightly stooped, and has a
slight recent cut on one shin; wore a hat, black body coat, dark trousers,
dark vest, and had a gold watch and chain. Is a native of Clonmel.

AN EXAMPLE FOR LANDLORDS.- An abatement of 4s. in the pound has recently
been made on the Ormsby Gore estates in the counties of Sligo and Mayo.
William Fetherston H., Esq., the agent of the estate, allowed the
Labour-rate to the tenants of 1847, although not legally due until
1848.--Sligo Guardian.


Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Newspaper Abstracts
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