Portadown Weekly News
and County Armagh Advertiser.
July 16, 1859
Portadown, county Armagh
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ENTERTAINMENT TO THE CHILDREN OF SEAGOE SCHOOLS.On yesterday, the children and teachers of the above schools, to the number of 400, were entertained by their esteemed and venerable pastor, Archdeacon Saurin, in the lawn before his door, with cakes and tea. A number of visitors were present—we noticed : Hon. Lady Lurgan, and family ; Mrs. Blacker, Mrs. and the Misses Little ; Mrs. and the Misses Walker ; Mrs. and the Misses Atkinson ; Rev. F. Crawford and Mrs. Crawford ; Rev. Mr. St. George and Mrs. St. George ; Rev. Mr. Cave and Mrs. Cave ; the Misses Shillington, Rev. Mr. Hunt, Rev. Mr. Carter, Rev. Mr. Dawson, &c., &c. After the tea had been done full justice to, and thanks returned, Mr. Cave addressed the children. “God save the Queen” was then sung, and three cheers having been given for her Majesty, for “Old Ireland,” “Old England,” and the worthy Archdeacon, all adjourned to the grounds where games and amusements were entered into with great spirit.
The Archdeacon and other subsequently addressed the children, and all separated delighted with their evening’s entertainment.
TARTARAGHAN DISPENSARY.—At a meeting held in the Town Hall, July 9—present: Messrs. John Sinnamon, Thos. Woodhouse, Samuel Woodhouse, William M’Adam, Francis Johnston, and William Carrick—Dr. Stewart handed in his quarterly report, by which it appears there of new cases during the quarter relieved at the dispensary, 123 ; on visiting tickets, 51—total, 174 ; and 76 children successfully vaccinated. The committee cancelled relief ticket, No. 356, the person being considered able to pay for medicine and not entitled to relief.
STATIONS OF THE PRIMITIVE WESLEYAN
METHODIST PREACHERS FOR 1859-60.
Dublin—James Griffin, J. C. Ramsay, George
Revington, Resident Secretary ; D. D. Heather, D.D.,
Travelling Secretary ; Alexander Stuart, super-
numerary, Editor of the Magazine ; John White,
Thomas Griffin, Chairman of District.
Cork—Thomas C. Maguire, A. A. Ramsay.
Thomas M’Fann, Chairman of District.
Limerick—T. A. Jones.
Roscrea and Cloughjordan—Samuel Larminie,
Abraham Dobbin, supernumerary.
T. A. Jones, Chairman of the District.
Longford and Roscommon—W. Mervyn, J. Haron.
Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon—Joseph M’Cormick.
Joseph M’Cormick, Chairman of the District.
Clones—James Wilson, T. M’Cappin, James Moffett,
Cavan—William Armstrong, T. Hall.
Newtownbutler—Alexander Campbell, R. Kane.
Ballyjamesduff and Kells—A. Elliott, A. M’Cormick.
James Wilson, Chairman of the District.
Enniskillen—John Todd, John Willis.
Maguiresbridge—Thomas Abraham, James Elliott,
William Herbert, sen., John Taylor, supernumeraries.
Lowtherstown—John M’Ilroy, R. Ker.
Thomas Abraham, Chairman of District.
Ballyshannon—J. Irwin, J. Carson.
Springfield and Derrygonnelly—Wm. Graham, Wm.
J. Henning, Chairman of District.
Londonderry-- W. B. Monahan.
Newtownstewart and Strabane—R. Dawson, A.
R. Dawson, Chairman of District.
Charlemont—John Heatly, Thomas Hurst.
Armagh—John Carlisle, J. Watson, Robert Magowan,
Tandragee and Portadown—John Thompson, Bernard
John Heatley, Chairman of District.
Belfast—W. Craig, W. Flagherty, James Harvey and
W. Scott, supernumeraries.
Downpatrick—George Heany, Daniel Henderson.
W. Craig, Chairman of District.
Kerry—A. Ford, R. Johnston.
Queen’s County—John Wherry, President of Confe-
Sligo—W. Lindsay, G. Lovett.
Dundalk—R. Kerr, sen.
Belfast, Crumlin-road—John Kerr.
DROMORE PRESBYTERY.—At a meeting of the Dromore Presbytery, held in Hillsborough, on Friday, the 1st instant, Mr. John Bell, son of Mr. Henry Bell, Annahilt, and nephew of the Rev. John Bell, of Clare, was licensed to preach the Gospel.
PROSPECTUSTHE GREAT SUCCESS THAT HAS attended the establishment of Penny Savings’ Banks has led to the foundation of one of those useful institutions for the benefit of the Inhabitants of Portadown and its neighbourhood. The co-operation of a number of persons, anxious that the opportunity should be afforded for the cultivation of saving habits among the industrial classes, was sought for and cheerfully given, and a Committee has been formed, Rules have been framed, and a plan of operations has been decided upon.
Portadown Penny Savings' Bank.
By the kind permission of the Town Commissioners the Deposits will be received in the Court-house, Town-hall, every Monday evening, between the hours of Seven and Half-past Eight, thus affording the facilities of a central situation, and a convenient time for the attendance of Depositors.
The Rules have been drawn up with a due regard to the interests of the Depositors, as will be seen by the extract furnished below.
The Committee feel assured that they need not dwell on the great advantages to be secured by habits of saving among the working classes ; nor need they point out to those classes the duty of saving the small sums, which are too often squandered with thoughtlessness, only to be remembered with regret in the day of sickness and trouble.—They leave the virtue of frugality to be enlarged upon by every Minister of religion, every Sunday School Teacher, every employer, and every head of a family, believing that the measure of success attending the Bank must mainly depend on the help of those whose influence should be exerted in favor of thrift and prudence.
Experience has shown that the penny saved has been followed by another and another till pence have amounted to shillings, and even pounds, thus forming a resource for the hour of need.
EXTRACT FROM THE RULES.VII.—The sum deposited at one time must not be less than One Penny, nor more than Ten Shillings, and no fractional part of a penny shall be received or paid. The total Deposits are not to exceed Ten Pounds.
X.—Interest at the rate of 6d in the Pound per annum will be allowed on every Pound deposited before January and July in each year, provided the Money is left in the Bank for Six Months after either of those dates. No interest will be allowed for any fractional part of a Pound.
XIII.—The Accounts shall be made up to the 31st December and 30th June in each year, and Audited during the succeeding fortnight by two Auditors, to be elected annually for that purpose at the General Meeting in July—one by the Committee, the other by the Depositors.
JOHN O. WOODHOUSE, Esq., J.P., Chairman of the Town Commissioners.
THOMAS A. SHILLINGTON, Esq., J.P.
JOHN J. MARLAY, Esq., J.P.
THOMAS CARLETON, Esq.
COMMITTEE OF SUPERINTENDENCE .
Messrs. Averell Shillington,
William J. Paul,
Messrs. John Shillington,
James D. Mitchel.,
David W. Irwin,
Andrew J. Lutton,
Messrs. T. Shillington, (3)
R. W. Mathews,
William Little, jun.
H. Montgomery, jun
William J. Paul,
Messrs. Samuel Carrick,
T. Shillington, (2)
Wm. N. Atkinson,
With power to add to their numbers.
Mr. GEORGE KINKEAD.
Mr. HAMILTON ROBB.
Office—Court House, Town-hall. Open every Monday Evening from Seven to Half-past Eight o’Clock.
The Bank will be Opened for Business on MONDAY, 4th JULY next.
IMPORTANT TO THE PUBLIC.BEGS LEAVE TO INFORM THE Inhabitants of Portadown and the Public in general that, owing to a decline in his health, he purposes giving up the business in the above line, and
IN THE PRICE OF
WATCHES, CLOCKS, AND JEWELLERY.
FROM AND AFTER 19th JUNE,Patent Lever Watches, formerly sold at £5, will be Sold at £3 10s. Other Goods accordingly.
Will SELL OFF his Entire Stock AT AND UNDER COST PRICE.
Portadown, 16th June, 1859.
BIRTHS.On Wednesday last, the wife of Mr. J. Wright, Painter, Dungannon-street, of a son.
On yesterday, the wife of T. Shillington, Esq., Market-street, of a daughter.
July 7, at Armagh, the wife of the Rev. James M. H. Strangways, of a son.
July 6, at the Parsonage, Drumbanagher, the wife of the Rev. C. L. Maclean, of a son.
MARRIED.July 12, at St. George’s Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Mr. Barton, Mr. Patrick Ross Mackintosh, of Banbridge, to Sarah, only daughter of Mr. Robert Shaw, of Banbridge.
DEATHS.In this town, on Thursday, the infant son of Mr. R. Morrison, pawnbroker.
July 9, in the townland of Serse, near Newry, Mr. Wm. Kelly, farmer, aged 108 years.
SALES BY AUCTION.and that ON AND AFTER TO-DAY, (THURSDAY,) 7th JULY, he will be ready to conduct Sales of Crop, Farming Stock, Household Furniture, and every other description of Property.
BEGS MOST RESPECTFULLY TO ANNOUNCE
that it is his intention to take out
LICENSE AS AUCTIONEER,
From the attention which he will pay to the interests of those who may favor him with their Orders, he trusts to be able to secure a share of public patronage.
Orders by Post, or left at his residence, Market-street, Lurgan, will meet with every attention.
--- Attendance at Portadown on Saturdays at Mr. Irwin’s, Dungannon-street.
Lurgan, 7th July, 1859.
HOUSE OR COTTAGE WANTED.JOHN H. FARRELL.
TO CONTAIN FROM FOUR TO SIX ROOMS, with Kitchen, &c., in this Town or its immediate vicinity.
Portadown, July 8, 1859.
M. R. BELL,AGENT to the White Star Packets from Liverpool to Australia and New Zealand ; the Liverpool, New York, and Philadelphia Steam-ship Company ; and the Montreal Ocean Steam-ship Company ; RUSSELL-STREET, ARMAGH.
LICENSED AUCTIONEER & VALUATOR.
BENJAMIN P. DAVIDSON,
House, Land, and General Commission Agent,
39, ABBEY-STREET, ARMAGH.
Rents collected and Commissions executed on moderate terms.
A YOUNG MAN IN BUSINESS ON HIS OWN account in Liverpool for the last five years, which does not fully occupy his time, would be glad to treat for an Agency with any respectable party in Ireland. Unexceptionable references given.
Address “E.,” care of Mr. H. MONTGOMERY, jun., Portadown.
NEW TURNIP SEEDS.
EACH KIND WARRANTED TO BE SAVED
from selected Bulbs, on sale by
1st June, 1859.
AN OUT-DOOR & IN-DOORMust be educated and respectable. Will be liberally dealt with.
JOHN H. FARRELL.
WEEKLY NEWS OFFICE.
EMIGRATION.Kangaroo, Wednesday, July 20.
STEAM FROM LIVERPOOL TO NEW YORK.
City of Baltimore, Wednesday, Aug. 3.
Every alternate Wednesday.
STEAM TO QUEBEC.
The Montreal Royal Mail Steamers.
North Briton (s.s.), Wednesday, July 13.
Anglo-Saxon (s.s.), Wednesday, July 20.
STEAM DIRECT FROM BELFAST TO NEW YORK.
City of Manchester (s.s.), Kennedy, Wednesday, July 27
Every four weeks.
PACKET SHIPS TO NEW YORK.
America, Howe, 3500, July 9.
J. Stuart, -----, -----, July 8.
Henry Clay, Caulkins, 3500, July 13.
Marguette, -----, -----, July 16.
J. Webb, -----, -----, July 18.
Sea King, Barker, 3000, July 8.
Lewcothea, Grey, 3000, July 15.
For particulars of Fares and Inland Routes apply to
R. H. WARDEN,
60, Waring-street, Belfast.
or to WILLIAM HALL, Portadown.
BELFAST APOTHECARIES’ HALL,We beg to call particular attention to our large stock of
ELASTIC STOCKINGS, KNEE CAPS, &c.
(In Silk and Thread)
Of best quality, and at moderate prices.
Directions for Measurement sent free by post on application.
Of every make and finish, including Salmon & Oly’s, Cole’s & Green’s, for the latter of which we are the
SOLE AGENTS IN THE NORTH OF IRELAND.
WALTER J. WHEELER.
CAPTAIN DuBOURDIEU’SFrom its antiseptic qualities, and the rapid growth it causes, it is particularly adapted to mix with the manures used in planting Potatoes, and sowing Turnips, Mangel Wurtzel, &c., &c.
Patent Peat Charcoal Works,
THERE IS A CONSTANT SUPPLY at the above
Works of PATENT PEAT CHARCOAL, for
Agricultural and Sanitary Operations.
Mr. DAVID WELLS, The Farm Yard, Lurgan, who has used it for many Seasons, in forming his manure heaps and mixing with other manures, will kindly bear testimony to its efficacy.
All Orders, addressed as above, will be punctually attended to.
Price at the Factory, 40 Shillings per Ton, bulking about 20 Sacks.
DIRECT STEAM COMMUNICATIONSteam-ships. Tons. Captains. To sail.
BELFAST TO NEW YORK,
ONCE A MONTH.
THE LIVERPOOL, NEW YORK, AND PHILADELPHIA Steam-ships, are appointed to Sail from Belfast to New York, (calling at Cork,) as follows:
CITY OF MANCHESTER, 2109, J. Kennedy, July 27.
FUTURE SAILINGS WILL BE DULY ADVERTISED.
Box and Bale Goods, 60s per ton measurement, and 5
per cent. primage ; Coarse Goods per agreement.
Cabin, FIFTEEN GUINEAS ; Steerage, SIX GUI-
NEAS ; which includes an ample supply of Provisions, cooked and served by the Company’s Stewards.
For further particulars apply, in Glasgow, to R.
THOMPSON & Co., 83, Jamaica-street ; in Queenstown, to C. & W. D. SEYMOUR & Co. ; in Liverpool, to W. INMAN, 62 and 68, Tower-Buildings, South, 22, Water-street ;
Or at Office of the Company,
103, Victoria-street, Belfast.
JOHN (sic) M’KEE, Agent
A GARDENER WANTED,
ON FIRST OF AUGUST, AT DERRY LODGE.
Lurgan, July 13, 1859.
Portadown Monthly Horse Fair.THE PUBLIC are requested to take notice, that the above HORSE FAIR is now regularly held on the THIRD SATURDAY of each Month.
May 6, 1859.
NOTICE OF REMOVAL.
JAMES CARLILE,BEGS TO ACQUAINT HIS FRIENDS AND THE Public that he has Removed his Business from CHURCH-PLACE to WILLIAM-STREET, opposite Mr. Robert Armstrong’s Pork Store.
PLUMBER AND GAS-FITTER,
J. C. will be constantly supplied with Force, Farm Yard, Liquid Manure, and Public Pumps ; Common Lift Pumps, with Brass, Lead, and Copper Chambers ; Water Closet Fittings ; Hot, Cold, and Shower Baths ; Garden Engines ; Bidets and Wash-hand Basins, fitted up on the most improved principles ; Milled and Cast Lead ; Patent Lead Piping, of all descriptins, supplied on the most reasonable terms.
Orders punctually attended to, and competent work-men sent to all parts of the country.
Metal Spouting and Malleable Iron Piping of all sizes ; Toes and Knees, &c.
Tin and Copper Work of all descriptions neatly executed.
Lurgan, July, 1859.
FOR CHEAP AND EASY WASHINGPatentee, Harper Twelvetrees, “The Works,” Three Mills Lane, Bromley-by-Bow, London, E., and sold by grocers and chemists everywhere. Also ask for Harper Twelvetrees’ “Eggs and Butter Powder,” for making plum puddings, currant and other rich tea cakes, butter puddings, pancakes, and all kinds of delicious pastry, without the use of butter or eggs. A penny packet is equal to nine eggs ! !
WITHOUT RUBBING THE CLOTHES, USE
HARPER TWELVETREES’ PENNY PATENT SOAP POWDER,by which the saving of time, trouble, labour, firing, and soap is astonishingly great. No rubbing required, however dirty the clothes. The effect is really wonderful. A penny packet is equal to ten penny-worth of soap. Read what other people say :--“Our servant can get all the washing done by herself before dinner, which used to take two persons a whole day.”— Joseph Cumber, Wilton-park Iron-works. “Our caps and other garments, from not being rubbed, last twice as long as when they are washed in the old way.”—Ann Stagg, Dishforth. “We have done our washing, without a washerwoman, in three hours, which used to take from six o’clock in the morning, till six at night.”—Mrs. E. Wood, Stratford. “The saving is so great, that one woman can do as much as five can do with soap and soda.” Mr. Canning, Barnsley.
Wholesale agent for Ireland, J. H. EVANS, 67,
Middle Abbey-Street, Dublin
GREAT CLEARANCE OF VERMIN ! !IS the most delicious dainty every prepared for Vermin ! Mice cannot resist it ! ! They will come from their holes, and follow it anywhere ; Eat it greedily and DIE on the spot ! ! You may clear them by the score every night and morning. A. Sixpenny Packet will kill 100 Mice and 50 Rats ! Sold in packets at 3d, 6d, and 1s. each, by Grocers and Druggists throughout Ireland. If not in stock sample packet will be sent by post (on receipt of postage stamps) by T. H. EVANS, 67 Middle Abbey-street, Dublin, Wholesale Agent for Ireland ; or, HARPER TWELVETREES, “The Works,” Bromley-by-Bow, London, E.
They shall DIE, and for EVER CEASE !!
Harper Twelvetrees’ Mice and Rat Killer
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