Published in Cavan, county Cavan
June 7 1855

CAVAN PETTY SESSIONS -- Monday, June 4th.

Magistrates present -- Robert ERSKINE, Esq., Captain PHILLIPS, Wm. SMITH, Esq.
Mary MAGUIRE a. Margaret COYNE

A charge of wages due, and detaining discharges.

There was a certificate, that Mrs. Coyne's health would not permit her to attend, but the magistrates thought it a hardship to defer the case, it having been postponed before ; Captain PHILLIPS alone dissenting out of a respect for a medical opinion.

Complainant proved her case, and the magistrates gave a decree for the amount, and an order for the discharges, with the addition that, in the event of them not being given up, discharges would be given to the complainant by the bench.
Matthew FAY a. Patrick SMITH

A charge of assault on defendant, last Wednesday. The Complainant stated, that his brother-in-law's ass being missing he (witness) went to look for it, and found it with the defendant, whom he censured for keeping the animal, and threatened with a warrant to be taken out against him ; he also being very angry pulled the spiddogue out of the bardhogues, when defendant caught him by the neck, and after choking him incessantly, threw him down and pounced upon him.

Cross-examined by Mr. J. ARMSTRONG -- Does not know whether he called the defendant a robber ; if he did, what about it since it was a roguish act to take another man's ass. The handkerchief he wears, well as it looks, was just the one he wore the day of the .....tion.

The magistrates dismissed the case, the owner, Pat. (?..ood) , of Raskill, not being in in time to prove complainant justified in seizing on the ass.

The case was reported after last petty sessions, and the only question now was the adjudication of the crown officers upon it, which was sought by the magistrates order on the occasion in question.

The chairman read a letter from the castle, stating that the opinion of the law officers was taken on the question, and the following was the decision : --

"No class of citizen is exempt from having soldiers billetted upon then ; but, when public houses had as many as they could provide for, put upon them ; then what was customary in the case should be done. There was no special number allotted for publicans, more than others ; and when that class feels itself aggrieved, by undue pressure upon them, they may have relief by applying to the magistrates."

Captain PHILLIPS, on behalf of the soldiers, said that he had the instructions of the commanding officer, of the 15th regt., form which soldiers were rejected on the occasion, to the effect that he wished only to have right established, and would not press for a fine. He could not, however, withdraw the charge.

The court then ruled that, Mr. MOORE and Mr. HAGUE should be fined in two pounds each, the minimum amount laid in the mutiny act.

Mr. ARMSTRONG applied to have it entered in the book, that the fine should be recorded without being exacted ; but it appearing, that there was a difficulty in the case.

Mr. ARMSTRONG applied again to have the case postponed for a fortnight to see what might be done.

Captain PHILLIPS -- All I know is, that if I have to come here again on the subject, I will insist on the fine being inflicted and levied both.

Court -- In the circumstances, we must have the fine entered in the book.

Captain PHILLIPS -- I would suggest, not speaking as a magistrate, that the fine should be entered, and the Lord Lieutenant memorialied(sic) on the subject ; his excellency, I feel assured, would remit the find.

THE CRIMEA Paris, Monday -- The Monitor contains the following: -- We have exploded tow mines before the ....... Battery. The explosion has done much harm to the enemy.


On Tuesday, the 5th inst., the wife of Zacharia WALLACE, Esq., Proprietor of this Journal, of a son.


In Drumlane Church, on Tuesday, the 5th June, by the Rev. George B. MOFFATT, uncle of the bride, and rector of Drumlane, George FULLERTON, Esq., M.D., of Sydney, New South Wales, to Julia Adderton MOFFATT, only daughter of the late Captain Robert Gerald MOFFATT, H.M., 17th Pool


June 2nd, at Paris, of fever, aged 14, James William For??one, only son of Anthony O'Reilly, Esq.., of Baltr(asha?), County Meath


TO THE EDITOR OF THE ANGLO-CELT. 8th - I beg to send you the enclosed petition for publication, in your issue of this day.

I rely with confidence on its importance for insertion, and because the ANGLO-CELT, at all times took a lively interest in advancing the cause of the Tenant Farmers of Ireland. It strikes me, that those claims were never more forcibly put than in the body of the petition. It bears upon it the Impress of sound judgment, and seems to hit the question in all its bearings. It is, I am informed, the production of the defeated candidate, at our late election, Henry G. HUGHES, Esq., Q.C., and affords further evidence, if such were wanting, of the sad mistake committed by the Tenant Farmers of Cavan, in not returning as their representative, one whose sound sense and high legal attainments so admirably qualified him to legislate on this life and death question.

Cavan, June 7th, 1855.
To the Right. Hon., and Hon., the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled.

We, the undersigned, clergy, gentry, and tenant farmers, of _________ (sic), in the county of Cavan, beg leave to call the attention of your honourable House to the absolute necessity that exists of passing a substantial measure of relief for the tenant farmers of Ireland.

The present laws, regulating the relations of landlord and tenant have been framed for the benefit of the landlord, and without any regard to the right of the tenant. The law give(sic) the landlord the most summary remedies for the recovery of his rent, and the most arbitrary remidies(sic) for the recovery of the land, but they do not in any instance protect the tenant in his skill, his labour or his capital.

In England, the improvements being made by the landlord belong to the landlord. In Ireland the improvements being made by the tenant ought to belong to the tenant ; but as the law now stands, the landlord in Ireland appropriates to himself without compensation and without remorse, the improvements made by the tenant.

We beg leave to assure your honourable House, that nothing can promote the prosperity, nothing can secure the stability or peace of the agricultural classes in Ireland, but substantial and immediate legislation -- not mock nor crude, nor delusive legislation -- but, legislation, wise, generous, and sound, that will secure to the Tenant the full value without regard to period or character of the improvements created by his own Industry and his own capital. Any legislation short of this is worse than mockery ; because it admits the evil, acknowledges the principle, but witholds(sic) the remedy and is only calculated to prolong a struggle that must ultimately succeed, or leave the country an uninhabited waste.

We therefore earnestly pray your hon. House to preserve and protect the honest industry of a class that has heretofore supplied the most important requirements of the state. A class that produces food for the common wealth, rent for the landlord, taxes for the revenue, and the best materials for our army and navy.

We pray your honourable House to attain this desirable object of legislative enactment.

June, 1856.

(From the Mark-lane Express)

THE BRITISH CORN TRADE. The copious rains of the past week, though the temperature has been low, have everywhere been beneficial, and calculated to relieve the uneasiness of some as to the ultimate productiveness of the harvest. Foreign arrivals of wheat have continued plentiful. The principal feature of interest in the course of the week has been the sudden rise in the French market to the extent of four to five francs per sack on flour. This demand, however, must have the effect of preventing reduction in our own prices. America......... (Ed note; sorry, it ends here.)

June 14, 1855


A list of applications received by the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Cavan, from persons seeking Excise Licences for the sale of Beer, Spirits, &c., by Retail, within said County, pursuant to the Acts 3rd & 4th Wm. IV., ch. 68, 6th & 7th Wm. IV., ch. 38, and 17th and 18th Vic., ch. 89, to be heard and enquired into at Bailieborough, on Thursday, the 21st day of June, 1855, immediately after the Grand Jury is sworn.

Name Residence Barony Sureties
M'BREEN, Patrick Corgreagh Tullygarvey John DAILY,and James BOYLE, both of Corgreagh, farmers.
M'QUAID, James Virginia Castleraghan George M'QUAID of Drummagoland, and Henry M'QUAID of Carrickgorman, farmers.
MAXWELL, John James Cootehill Tullygarvey Edward COONEY and Patrick HORAN, both of Cootehill, Merchants.
REILLY, Michael Kingscourt Clonkee Philip M'MAHON and Patrick M'MAHON, both of Coppenagh, farmers.

GUSTAVUS TUITE DALTON, Clerk of the Peace, County Cavan Cavan,
31st May, 1855.


A list of applications received by the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Cavan, from persons seeking Excise Licences for the sale of Beer, Spirits,, &c., by Retail, within said County, pursuant to the Acts 3rd & 4th Wm. IV., ch. 68, 6th & 7th Wm. IV., ch. 38, and 17th and 18th Vic., ch. 89, to be heard and enquired into at Cavan, on Monday, the 18th day of June, 1855, immediately after the Grand Jury is sworn.

Name Residence Barony Sureties
FINLAY, Arthur Ballyconnell Tullyhaw Francis FINLAY of Ardlogher, Gentleman, and John PLUNKETT of Keenagh, farmer.
HAMILTON, George Dowra Tullyhaw Francis HAMILTON, and James HAMILTON, both of Derrinlester, farmers.
HENDERSON, John Belturbetl Lr. Loughtee Thomas HENDERSON of Clontycoo, and Andrew HENDERSON of Clonamullig, farmers.
LATOURNELLE, John Belturbet Lr. Loughtee Bernard FITZPATRICK oaf Belturbet, and Thos. PHILLIPS of Belturbet, Draper.
MASTERSON, Michael Ballinagh Clonmahon James M'GAURAN, Globe Hotel, Cavan, and Patrick Kelly, Globe Hotel.
M'GOURTY, Darby Corraquigley Tullyhaw Bartley LEE, and Owen LEE, both of Corralea, farmers.
M'DONALD, William Kilconny Lr. Loughtee Wm. COSGROVE of Belturbet, Merchant, and George STORY of Kilconny, farmer.
M'TAGUE, Catherine Bawnboy Tullyhaw James COFFEY, and Launcelett FYFFE, both of Bawnboy.
MURRAY, John Kilconny Lr. Loughtee Charles NEIL, and Peter DONNELLY, both of Belturbet, Shopkeepers.
OVERON, James Belturbet Lr. Loughtee Bernard FITZPATRICK of Belturbet, Butcher, and Owen M'GAURAN of Clowney, farmer.
REILLY, Cornelius Stradone Up.Loughtee James NAYE of Edrigole, and Charles REILLY of Aughagolrick, farmers.

GUSTAVUS TUITE DALTON, Clerk of the Peace, County Cavan Cavan,
28th May, 1855.

June 21, 1855


The Board of Guardians of the above Union, will, on TUESDAY, the 3rd of July next, receive Proposals from competent Persons to collect the Poor Rates on each of the ten districts into which the union is divided.

The poundage Fees have been fixed at 6d. in the £ for the amount collected and lodged with the Treasurer of the Union.

Proposals to state the names of two or more solvent Sureties who shall be willing the join the person proposing in a bond for the due fulfillment of the duties of the office.

Proposals with testimonials will be received by me up to 11 o'Clock on the above date.

By order,


Clerk of the Union Board room, 19th June, 1855.


On Wednesday, the 13th instant, in Billises (?) Church, Virginia, by the Rev. Mr. PEYTON, Mr. Samuel GUMLEY, of Lavey, cousin of John GUMLEY, Esq., J.P., Belturbet, to (cannot read - might be Mary), daughter of Mr. John B(again, cannot read, might be Byea), (.... cannot read this ....) in this county.

June 28, 1855

Lord Farnham has arrived at Claridge's Hotel, Lower Brooke Street, London from Farnham, Cavan.

Mr. DAVIS, MUSICAL LECTURER AND VOCALIST -- We perceive that this talented gentleman is to deliver one of his lectures in Enniskillen Town-hall on to-morrow evening. We wish him all the success he deserves, and can promise those who may embrace the opportunity of hearing him that they will have a useful as well as a pleasing entertainment.

OLD CUSTOM. On Saturday evening last, being the eve of St. John's day, the country all round was brilliantly lighted with bonfires. The mountains about Ballyconnell appeared as if in a blaze, and the districts lying in the direction of Ballinagh and D...(?) were equally resplendent. Tar barrels were lighted with ourselves on Tullymongan hill, and in fact there was hardly a direction in which one would turn where glowing fires might not be observed. Looking upon it as a sign of returning prosperity to the country -- for since the famine years this time-honoured custom was partially allowed to drop -- we cannot but exult in the fact. One district alone appeared in darkness, the Clonervy district, and there, we believe, the inhabitants have got too much reason to fear for themselves in consequence of the estate being lately sold out of Henrietta-street, to be given to demonstrations of joy.

THE REV. MR. HUGHES. -- This gentleman who was imprisoned for damages granted against him for an assault on a Protestant minister, the Rev. Mr. Bayley (Sayley?), was discharged as an insolvent in Dundalk on Monday last. His application was opposed but the Assistant Barrister ruled that there was no malice in the original transaction.

FATAL ACCIDENT. -- As a young man named REILLY was working on Saturday last, at a chamber in Drumlaney hill, which, is being cut through for the purpose of the Cavan branch of the Midland Great Western Railway, a portion of the bank fell upon him from a considerable height, nearly burying him. He was at once extricated by the other workmen, but in such plight that little hopes were entertained of his surviving. And the fears were realized, for, having outlived the accident a few days, he died.

Medical Report of the Cavan Union Fever Hospital for the week ending June 28, 1855

Remaining last report.... 37
Admitted since 2
Discharged cured 0
Remaining......... 35
CHARLES HALPIN, M.D., Medical Officer.

Medical Report of the Cavan Union Infirmary for week ending Saturday, June 23, 1855.

Remaining last report 81
Admitted since 7
Discharged cured 0
Died 0
Remaining...... 79
CHARLES HALPIN, M.D., Medical Officer.


The guardians held their usual weekly meeting on Saturday last.
Master's Report -- In the house last week, 481; admitted since, 16; discharged, 20; died (sic) , the total remaining, 477.
DOCTOR'S REPORT In Infirmary, 85; in fever hospital, 9; total 94.
Cost of provisions and necessaries consumed during the week, 49 £, 6s. 0d.; average cost of an inmate for the week, 1s.,, 10d. ; ditto, in infirmary, 2s., 0d.
Treasurer's Account -- Received during the week, 60£, 9s. 5d.; paid 0£; balance to favour of the union, 130£, 12s.0d.


June 24, at the Church of St. Michan , North Anne-street, by the Venerable Archdeacon Hamilton A. O'CONOR Eccles, Esq., of Roscommon, to Miss Mary Richards of Berkeley street, in the city of Dublin.

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