Portadown Weekly News
and County Armagh Advertiser.
August 20, 1859
Portadown, county Armagh
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His Grace the Lord Primate of all Ireland's triennial visitation for the diocese of Meath was held in Trim upon the 9th of August. There was a large attendance of the clergy of the diocese, and a searching inquiry into the circumstances, &c., of each parish was made by his Grace's Vicar-General.
A potato was shown to us yesterday, weighing 2lbs. 2 oz., which was grown in a garden of Mr S. Monro, of this town.
Tenant Right.--The graziers of Westmeath have originated a Farmers' Club for that county. The question of Tenant Right is to be strictly forbidden by the rules, else, it was stated, the project couldn't succeed.
Anniversary of the Relief of Derry.--The 170th anniversary of this ever memorable event, was celebrated on Friday last, with the accustomed ceremonials.
CAPTAIN DuBOURDIEU'sThere is a constant supply at the above Works of PATENT PEAT CHARCOAL, for Agricultural and Sanitary Operations.
Patent Peat Charcoal Works,
From 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 Wurzel, &c., &c.
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.
MARRIED.August 15, by the Rector of Wexford, at the Church of St Iberius, Mr. Edward Waters, Drinage, to Miss Meyer, niece of Captain James W. Atkin, R.N., and sister to the Rev. Robert Meyer, Wesleyan Minister, Lurgan, County Armagh.
The Constabulary.--Thomas P. Hewitt, Esq., Sub-Inspector of Constabulary, quartered at Dunshaughlin, County Meath, has been transferred to this town to replace the late William Little, Esq., whose lamented death we noticed some weeks ago. We hope Mr. Hewitt will win the esteem of his men and the inhabitants of this town as did Mr. Little.
The Association of Bleachers and Linen Merchants of Ireland.--A meeting of the Committee was held at the office of the North-East Agricultural Association on Friday last--Jonathan Richardson, Esq., Glenmore, in the chair. At the request of Mr. Charley, on behalf of the bleachers who offered the reward for the apprehension and conviction of robbers of bleach-greens, &c., it was resolved--"That this Association do consent to take charge of, and distribute, the fund subscribed for that purpose." A letter from Messrs. Haughton, Brothers, recommending that a reward should be given to the sergeant of Gilford constabulary station, having been read and considered, it was resolved that a reward of £10 be given to Constable Best for his exertions in bringing to justice a person named Bush, who was convicted at the late Newry Sessions, and sentenced to four years' penal servitude for robberies of bleachgreens.--Belfast Mercury.
FLAX BY AUCTION.TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, AT CLANROLE, on Tuesday, 23rd August, at Eleven o'Clock, 20 Bushels of Flax, in Lots to suit Purchasers.
Four Months' Credit will be given on approved security.
Submitted by ajk.
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