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From: "Cathy Joynt Labath" <>
Subject: !! Ballina Chronicle; May 23, 1849
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2003 09:22:37 -0600

Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, May 23, 1849

The magistrates presiding were - Daniel J. Cruse, Esq., R.M., William
Mally, Esq., and Edward Howley, Esq.
The cases were of very little public importance.
Informations were received against Michael M'Keone and others, for an
illegal seizure of part of the property of Miss Jane Culkin, under a decree
not signed by the Sheriff.
Informations were ordered against Michael M'Maniman, for stealing
shoes, the property of Sarah Dooher.
John Hughes was fined 10s. and costs, for fourteen days imprisonment
for an assault on Michael Lynch.
James Howley was convicted in the penalty of £6 or three months
imprisonment, for having three naggins of illicit whiskey in his house.
Several persons were fined at the suit of the Guardians under the
Nuisance Removal Act.
The Court was adjourned to that day fortnight.

The "Mozambique" arrived at New York, with emigrants from Sligo, after
a passage of 25 days.

The Mayo Constitution of yesterday, speaking of the destitution of the
poor, says, "We have known of the flesh of asses-horses-dogs-carrion-of
seaweed and the foulest substances being resorted to for human food."

Cathy Joynt Labath
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