The Cork Examiner, 4 February 1863
CURIOUS CHARGE.—At the police-office, this morning, a woman named Eliza Roche summoned Mr. Frederiek Hoffman, professor of languages, South Mall, for unlawfully detaining her child, a boy about ten years of age. She stated that she had been a servant of Mr. Hoffman's, and that the boy used to be in and out there, and used occasionally to get his dinner there. She had now left Mr. Hoffman's and that gentleman refused to give up her son and detained him entirely against his will. In reply to the bench, Mr. Hoffman said that the woman was not the mother of the child, but its aunt, and in proof of this produced the child's baptismal register, which stated that the child was the son of one Margaret Roche, whom Mr. Hoffman stated was married to Eliza Roche's brother. He also produced a letter from the father of the child, thanking him for his kindness in keeping and providing for the child. The boy, who seemed very intelligent for his years, then came forward and said that Eliza Roche was only his aunt, and that he would prefer being with Mr. Hoffman who was always very kind to him. Mr. Mullan, the presiding magistrate, said that, under the circumstances, the bench would not interfere in the case.
A FORTUNE MADE IN A DAY.—A splendid prize has just been picked up by the captain and crew of the Annie Vernon, a steamer trading between Newport, Monmouthshire, and other ports. While on her voyage off Holyhead she fell in with a large East Indiaman which had been abandoned, took her in tow, and brought her in safety to the Mumbles, Mr. Jackson, chief mate, being placed on board to take possession. She was laden with teak-wood and rice, and the cargo alone is valued at £70,000. The salvage will consequently yield to the captain such a sum as will enable him to retire, and the other officers and men will each have a handsome share. The vessel is supposed to have been deserted by her crew during the fearful gales at the commencement of the wreck. [sic]

   DROWNED IN BEER.—On Friday afternoon Mr. Wiles, of the firm of Gresham, Wiles, and Brown, brewers, of South Walling [sic]¹, Lewes, was found dead in a tun of beer. He had gone up stairs to skim, and is supposed to have fallen in while doing so—death being caused partly by suffocation by the carbolic acid gas.
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The Cork Examiner, 9 February 1863
Bentley's Miscellany—London : CHAMPMAN & HALL.
THE two main features of the present number are the usual essay by Monkshood, and a translation from a topographical sketch by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN. Monkshood's topic is the Jack Lofty of the play and story books, so typical of many men and such manners. The sketch by ANDERSEN is A Visit to the extreme North Coast of Jutland, and is translated by Mrs. BUSHBY, very fluently and neatly. Mr. Grimshaw's Little Love Affair, by DUDLEY COSTELLO, is not bad, but the same cannot be said of Modern Marriages a la mode, which is of frightful ponderosity. Other contributions of no particular importance begun before are continued. Some miscellaneous pieces are also given, the two principal being A Prince in search of a Wife and The Fortunes of Nicholas Fouquet.

   On the 9th inst., at her residence, Charlotte-quay, the wife of Dr. Wycherley, of a son.
   On Friday, at Blennerville, Kerry, the wife of the Rev. Wm. Raymond, of a daughter.

   On Thursday last, at Doneraile, by the Rev. Mr. M'Donald, Mr. James Wall, to Miss Ellen Clear, both of said town.
   February 3, at the Catholic Church, Ballybricken, by the Rev. John Bourke, P.P., Cratloe, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Maher, P.P., and Rev. John Hanrahan, O.S.A., Denis M'Grath, P.O., to Ellen, daughter of the late Timothy O'Meara, Esq., Cahirelly, county Limerick.
   On the 5th inst., at Clenor Church, by the Rev. William Johnson, Thomas Williams Priestly, Esq., Mallow, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Charles Roche, Esq., of Annakissy, Mallow.

   February 6, at his residence, Windgates, Mr. James Cummins, aged 74 years.
   February 5, at 11 Mountjoy-street, Stephen Patrick, the dearly beloved son of Stephen P. Curtis, Esq., barrister- at-law, aged 7 years.
   February 5, at 22, Pleasant-street, Dublin, Henry Frederick Elvidge, aged four years and eleven months, third son of Mr. Henry Elvidge.
   On the 5th inst., at the residence of his son, William Hughes Daunt, Esq., New Brighton, Richard Daunt, Esq., late of this city, in his 76th year.
   At his residence, Beechmount, Haley's Bridge, after a short illness, at an advanced age, the Rev. Mr. Cahill, P.P., Cloghroe, Berring, and Matehia.
   On the 26th ult., Isaac Buxton, Esq., late of H.M.'s 24th Foot, one of the few remaining officers who served during the Peninsular War.

   The Sisters of Mercy very thankfully acknowledge to have received a quantity of Flour Tickets from Sir John Arnott, for the Poor visited by them, and which have already been distributed.

   Captain Gladstone, M.P., for Devizes, died on Saturday morning.

Fra Diavolo was very well put on the stage on Saturday night. To-night, the last night of the season, we are fortunate enough to have the Barber of Seville repeated.
SIENNA, AT CLIFTON.—The marriage of Francesco Anzano Buonaventura Zondadari Chigi, Marquis of the Kingdom of Italy, and Frances Clotilde Geils- Dickenson, the eldest unmarried daughter of Mrs. Victoria Dickenson, lady of the manor of Queen Charlton, was celebrated yesterday, first at the Roman Catholic Cathedral, in Park Place, and secondly at the Clifton Parish Church. The noble bridegroom being a Catholic and his spouse a Protestant, necessitated the double celebration. The first ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Canon Neve. The officiating minister at Clifton Church was the Rev. Edward Cockey. The bride, who was attended to the church by her sister, Miss Cecil Dickenson, and by Miss Elliott, wore a white silk dress, a Brussel's lace veil, and a wreath of orange blossoms. The bridegroom's best man was Mr. Brooks. The bride was given away by the Very Rev. the Dean. Immediately after the bridal breakfast, the happy pair left for Southampton, en route for the Isle of Wight, where they will spend the honeymoon. In the evening, Mrs. Dickenson gave a ball at her Clifton residence, Royal York Crescent, in honour of the event. The invitations included upwards of 200 ladies and gentlemen. Reynold's quadrille band, from Bath, was in attendance. The supper, which was of the most recherche description, was provided by Mr. Warren. —Western Daily Press.

THE royal mail steamer Canada, Captain GRACE, which arrived at Queenstown for [sic] Liverpool yesterday, on her outward voyage to Halifax and Boston, carried a number of passengers of a class who do not usually travel in the mail steamers. Beside 30 first class passengers, the Canada brought with her from Liverpool 127 emigrants, weavers from Spitalfield, London, with their families, and orphans from St. Giles Refuge. There embarked yesterday at Queenstown, under the care of the Rev. M. LEADER, P.P., twenty-three persons, consisting of fishermen and their families. Thus there were in all a hundred and fifty emigrants, who are being sent to Halifax at the sole cost of Miss BURDETT COUTTS. Besides defraying the cost of passage, which was we understand granted on favourable terms by Sir SAMUEL CUNARD, Miss COUTTS provided a complete outfit for each of the objects of her bounty. The parties selected were either entire families or orphans, by which prudent step it will be at once perceived that while the emigrants obtain all the benefit of going to a country where labour is valuable, there are none left behind to suffer by their loss. Previous to the departure of the English portion of the emigrants, they were addressed at a meeting held for the purpose, and informed that a party of Irish would meet them in Queenstown, and they were appealed to meet their fellow emigrants as friends and brothers. We believe there is, no doubt, that this will appeal will be fully responded to, and justice done to the generosity of a lady who sets the principle of Christian charity above the prejudice of sect or nation. The remarkable act of benevolence which we have mentioned is of a character that could not escape notice, but it has been accompanied with a number of traits that enhance its value. We would willingly mention them, but that we understand Miss COUTTS is averse to any publicity that can be avoided of those good deeds in which she finds such a noble employment for her wealth.
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The Cork Examiner, 24 February 1863
THE Turkish Baths for the poor of Cork, which the generosity of public charity and private munificence in this city, have given the means of constructing were opened yesterday. The establishment is situated in Maylor-street, one door removed from Caroline-street. The entrance is tastefully built, a neat stained glass window, on which is inscribed “Turkish Baths for the Poor” surmounting the door. Immediately inside is the ticket issuer's box, where for a penny and two-pence can be obtained the card entitling to a bath. To the left is the entrance to the cooling and dressing room, which is divided into the compartments usual in such a room,—in this case eight in number. In a small chamber off this room is the boiler and heating apparatus. Beyond the cooling room, separated by a small passage, is the first of the hot rooms, that in which the lowest temperature exists, and inside it is the hotter room, off which lies the bath-room. Throughout all these compartments the evidence of great good sense in the designer is evident. The bath, while comfortable in every department, is devoid of the unnecessary refinements which prevail in those for another class of the population, but which would be useless and out of place in an establishment designed especially for “the people.” No element, however, which will make the bath practically useful is wanting ; and for all cleansing and sanitary purposes we venture to say, as good a bath can be had in this establishment as in the most refined and luxurious building of the kind in the country. It is besides, commodious, and in regard to accomodation, will be fully equal to all demands that will be made on it. The building has been constructed and arranged under the experienced direction of Dr. BARTER, who with a committee of ladies and gentlemen will superintend its management when in working order. There is no doubt that henceforth the Turkish Bath for the poor will rank amongst the chief charitable institutions of the city. The citizens of Cork, who of course, must, both pecuniarily, and otherwise, take an interest in the poor of their city, and especially with regard to their sanitary condition owe sincere thanks to the ladies and gentlemen who have brought this admirable project to a successful finish.

MR. Bryan Gallwey, Coroner, held an inquest yesterday on the body of Julia Thornton. It appeared from the evidence that deceased was only recently married, that after going to bed on Saturday night she complained as if she was choking, and that on getting out of bed she fell on the ground and expired shortly after. Verdict in accordance with Dr. Sandham's testimony, that death was caused by disease of the heart.

THE Month's Mind for the late Rev. ROBERT TAYLOR, P.P., will take place at the Parish Chapel, Kilbrittain, on Thursday next, 26th instant. The solemn office of the dead will commence at half-past 11 o'clock.

ERRATUM.—In the Subscription List of the Sick Poor Society (South Parish), published in our Advertising columns on Saturday, Mr. M. CALLANAN, Abbey-street, was erroneously put down as having subscribed £1 1s., when it should have been £1 10s.

MR. MATTHEW FITZPATRICK, teacher of the Kilbolane National School, in the Newcastle district, has been granted good service salary on the joint recommendation of the Head and District Inspectors, Messrs. Sheridan and Robinson, for the “zeal, faithfulness and efficiency exhibited by him as a national teacher.” He has besides been awarded a premium of £3 for '61, for “order, cleanliness and efficiency.”—Correspondent.

   The screw transport Seine anchored on the 25th of January in the roads of the island of Madeira, on its passage from Alexandria to Vera Cruz, having on board the battalion of negroes supplied by the late Pasha of Egypt. The Seine sailed again from Madeira on the 27th of January, her commander having the intention of touching at Martinique. It is said that there was no sickness on board the Seine, and that the best understanding prevailed between the French crew and the Egyptian troops.

   CORK AND BANDON RAILWAY COMPANY.—Return of traffic for week ending the 21st day of February, 1863, £276 1s. 7d. Corresponding week last year, £282 12 s. 1d.
(Before Messrs. W. J. SHAW, M. M'NAMARA and J. L. CRONIN, R.M..)
MARY NOLAN was put forward charged with stealing a sum of 8s. 5d. from the person of Daniel Desmond on last night.
   Desmond was sworn, and stated that on last night he was passing through Coburg-street, when the prisoner ran up to him, and, putting her hand into his pocket, took therefrom the sum of 8s. 5d. He at once pursued her, and succeeded in overtaking her and handing her over to the police.
   Mr. Shaw said that the Bench were determined on punishing women of the prisoner's class when they were charged with annoying persons quietly passing through the streets. They would sentence the prisoner to a month's imprisonment.
   James Doyle was sentenced to a month's imprisonment, with hard labour, for being drunk and disorderly in the streets last night, and assaulting the policeman who arrested him.
   A woman of the town, named Sinclair, was put forward by Sub-constable Connor, charged with being drunk and disorderly in the street last night, and snatching off the hat of a gentleman who was passing at the time.
   The Bench fined the prisoner 5s. and costs, and directed the hat to be restored to the owner.
   A number of cabbage women were fined 1d. and costs for obstructing Market-street.

EXTRACT of a letter from an Irish labourer in Washington, U.S., to his mother in the neighbourhood of Cork:—
Washington, Jan. 18, 1863.    
   All paper money is gowing in this country, know sence the war commenced by taking this to the Bank to send it to Ireland you will get only one half in gold first, in consequence of the war all the gold and silver is played out. I hope it will soon be settled one way or the other, there is many a fine irish man killed in this country and many a por widow and orphan is crying. Through the means of this war there killing the same as a lot of pigs would be “drove into a slaughter house.”

AT the termination of the public meeting, in reference to Mr. M'Mahon's fishery bill, held in Dungarvan on Saturday, and reported in yesterday's Examiner, a meeting of the members of the Blackwater Defence Association took place, at which it was resolved to organize a collection for the purpose of opposing the bill. It was also arranged that Mr. C. J. Keays should at once proceed to London to watch the progress of the bill through the House of Commons.

A VERY large meeting of the city and county gentlemen interested in horse flesh took place at Dr. Ashe's, V.S., in this city, on Saturday last. The company were composed of the first men in the locality, who evidently came for the purpose of doing business. The spacious yard, lately completed by Dr. Ashe, was a model of neatness and utility ; and the new Turkish bath for horses and dogs created much interest among those present.
   The show of horses was excellent, and the desire to purchase was evinced by the quick knocking down of various animals. Amongst some of the principal lots sold was a harness mare, or charger, 28 guineas, to Mr. Herrick ; a brown mare, 37 guineas, to Mr. Brash ; a grey gelding, 13 guineas, to Mr. Litchfield ; a brown mare, 10 guineas, to Mr. Wakeham ; a neat chesnut pony, 9½ guineas, to Mr. A. W. Lawe ; a chesnut horse, 5½ guineas, to Mr. Reardon ; a drag, 17 guineas, to Mr. Wilkinson ; a brown horse, 6 guineas, to Mr. Hewson. Several other horses and ponies were then knocked down at fair prices, and altogether the auction was one of the most spirited and satisfactory character that has been held for the past year.
   Mr. Marsh, sen., acted on the occasion with his usual tact, good humour and ability.
   All the horses sold subject to opinion were afterwards professionally examined by Dr. Ashe.
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The Cork Examiner, 25 February 1863
February 24th, 1863.
   ARRIVEDOlive, Spillane, Valencia, flags ; Mary Connick (collier) ; Amana, Graham, Kustendje, maize ; Milost, Radonicich, Constantinople, wheat.
   SAILEDCornhill, Murray, Cardiff, ballast ; Magyar, Pendergast, Youghal, ballast ; Alexandrina Victoria, Murphy, Cardiff, ballast ; Adelaide, Price, Newport, scrap iron ; Perilla, Bayes, Newport, ballast ; Eliza, Walsh, Newport, ballast ; Sabrina steamer ; Gem of the Ocean, Baxfield, Antwerp, olive oil ; Ocean, Christiansen, London, timber ; Crimea, Bodd, Limerick, maize ; Matfen, Taylor, Glasgow, maize ; Chieftan, Anderson, Ballina, maize ; Orizova, Fleming, Liverpool, bone ash ; Mercurim, Merelbach, Cardiff, ballast.
(By Magnetic Telegraph.)
   ARRIVED—(Wind S.S.W.; dull, misty)—Daphne, from New York ; Devi Versuch, New York ; Banshee, Liverpool, for Madeira. Put in (damage to machinery) —Thomas English, Sulina.

   A letter from Bruree, received by us yesterday, states that the above gentleman is considerably better—that the inflammation which arose from his wounds has subsided —that in the course of a few days it is to be hoped he will be convalescent. It is added that as yet no clue whatsoever has been discovered of his cowardly and treacherous assailants and that the cause in which the outrage originated is involved in the deepest obscurity, though there are several curious rumours afloat connected with the case. Mr. Cussen has been all his life a most worthy and inoffensive gentleman. His life, it is said, has been insured for a considerable amount by several parties. —Limerick Reporter.

A SHOCKING fatal accident occurred on Monday in Bandon. A young girl, aged about twenty-two, named Olliffe, who was subject to attacks of epilepsy, was left by her mother reading at the fire, when she was seized with a fit and fell forward, her face coming on the fire. She was found in this position on the return of the mother with life still in her, but horribly injured, the eyes being completely burned out of her head. She survived but a short time.
   THE PNEUMATIC DESPATCH MAIL SERVICE.—On Friday morning, for the first time, the mails were despatched from the Euston terminus of the London and North Western Railway to the western district post-office, through the tube of the Pneumatic Despatch Company. A number of the post-office officials were present. The whole of the works were in good order, and on the arrival of the first mail train at 9.45 a.m., the mail bags, 35 in number, were placed on cars by 9.47 ; the valves were then turned, and the train containing the first mails despatched by the agency of the atmosphere were blown through the tube to the station at Eversholt-street, reaching the destination at 9.50, the rapidity of the conveyance affording evidently the greatest satisfaction to those who witnessed the novel operation. The next mail train arrived at 10.11 a.m., the bags were placed in the car at 10.12, and reached their destination, upwards of one-third of a mile distant at 10.13½. The third mail arrived at 10.32½ a.m., the mails were deposited in the car at 10.34, and arrived safely at Eversholt-street at 10.35¾. The mails arrived at intervals during the day till about 6.40 p.m., and were all despatched through the tube, there being one return journey from the Western District Post-office to Euston at about 2.30. The company will commence the Holborn extension at an early period.
   THE DUHALLOW HOUNDS.—We regret to see the following announcement in the last Bell's Life:—Lord Doneraile resigns the Mastership of these foxhounds, and Stephen Goodall, their huntsman, will be open to an engagement next year.

   APPOINTMENTS.—Commander—John C. Soady, to the Fisgard, for service in the Royal Oak. Engineer—J. Swan, to the Victory, for the Sprightly. Second Class Assistant Engineer —W. E. Trenwith, to the Megera. Acting Second Class Assistant Engineer—W. Chrichton, to the Russell.
   PROMOTION.—Engineer—Richard Elia Denison, to the Petrel.
   February 23, at No. 3, M'Carthy's Buildings, Cabra, Dublin, the wife of Mr. Daniel D. Listen, of a daughter.
   February 21, at Haddington-terrace, Kingstown, the wife of Lieut.-Colonel Boileau, Madras Engineers, of a daughter.
   On the 2nd Jan., at Victoria, Vancouver's Island, the wife of James D. Walker, Esq., Manager, Bank of British Columbia, of a son.
   On the 29th Jan., at Damascus, the wife of Edward Thomas Rogers, Esq., he Majesty's Consul, of a son.

   On the 24th inst., at Monkstown Church, by the Venerable the Archdeacon of Limerick, assisted by the Rev. George Hazlewood, Vicar, Francis Edward Rowland, only son of Francis Rowland, Esq., of Kilboy House, in this county, to Maria Elizabeth, daughter of the late Charles Eyre Coote, Esq.
   On the 24th inst., at Christ Church, by the Rev. Maurice F. Day, M.A., Incumbent of St. Matthias', Dublin, the Rev. Achilles Daunt, Rector of Ringcurran, to Catherine Mary, elder daughter of the late Rev. John Leslie, Rector of Kilcredan, in this county.
   On the 17th inst., in Waterford, Frances Elizabeth, daughter of John Pollock, of Youghal, Esq., to Francis E. Harney, son of the late Robert Harney, of Kyle House, county Wexford, Esq.
   On the 17th inst., at Brenden's Church, Ardfert, by the Rev. John O'Connell, P.P., assisted by the Rev. Mr. Mollyneaux, C.C., Mr. Thomas Galvin, of Bridge-street, merchant, to Ellen, daughter of Mr. John O'Connell, of Knockena.
   On Wednesday, Oct. 15, at St. John's Church, Frederick, Md., by the bride's brother, the Rev. Thomas McDonough, S. J., Mr. Maurice Crean, of the Post Office Department, Cairo, Ill., to Miss Lizzie McDonough, of Baltimore, Md., natives of Dingle, county Kerry.

   On the 22d inst., at Milville, Clonakilty, Anne, wife of P. B. Griffin, Esq.
   On the 22nd inst., at Plymouth, Susan, widow of the late Robert Crofts Bullen, Esq., of Ballythomas, near Mallow, aged 63.
   On the 18th inst., at Amboise Mansion, Pembridge Villas, Captain R. N. Everard, of Randellstown, county Meath.
   On Monday night, in Tralee, aged 63, Rowland Tallis Eagan, Esq.
   Feb. 24, at the residence Thomas L. Synnott, Esq., Grangegorman, Annie Maria, youngest daughter of the late Andrew J. Banfield, Esq., solicitor, Loughrea. 
   At his residence, Tinahely, co. Wicklow, Mr. Patrick Lalor.
   Feb. 9, at New York, Mr. James Healy, only son of Daniel Healy, Esq., a native of the city of Cork, in his 30th year.
   Feb. 10, at New York, Mrs. Elizabeth Joyce, widow of the late George Joyce, a native of the county Cork, in the 38th year of her age.
   Feb. 21, at Dundalk, of bronchitis, Hill Willson Rowan, Esq., J.P., late of Sutton, Howth, in his 84th year.
   The Dean of Dromore has announced to the public that he will, on the 10th of next month, marry any person who gives the proper notice on the 3rd, free of any charge whatever.—Newry Telegraph.
   It is believed, says the London correspondent of the Manchester Guardian, that the government are entertaining the suggestion that the theatres should be opened gratuitously on the day of the wedding. The Lord Chamberlain's department is in consultation with the managers on the subject.
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