or, Meath, Louth, Monaghan, and Cavan Advertiser.
July 1, 1837
Drogheda, County Louth.
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June 23. At Dormstown Castle, county Meath, the Lady of Thomas R. Roberts, Esq., of a daughter.
June 26. At Charlemont, the Lady of Lieutenant Colonel Hunt, Royal Artillery, of a son.
June 26. In Drogheda, the Lady of B. Labarte, Esq., of a daughter.
Marriages.June 24. At Rathfarnham Church, by the Rev. Mr. Burnett, John Shaw, Esq., of Bill Ville Avenue, Rathgartoad, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of John Barry, Esq., Faultha Lodge, Crumbin, county of Dublin.
June 29. At St. Mary’s Church, by the Rev. Thomas Moore, Vicar of Agadour, county Louth, William Henry Moore, Esq., of Rutland Square, Dublin, to Elzibeth [sic], daughter of George Marshal Knipe, Esq., of Erne Hill, county Cavan.
Deaths.June 25. At Drogheda, Vicarage of St. Mary’s, the only son of the Rev. J. Crawford, aged 2 years.
June 25. At Lurgan, Major-General Robert Stuart, late of the Royal Irish Artillery.
June 21. At Putney, in the 60th year of his age, the Earl Cooper, he is succeeded by his only son, Viscount Fordwich, who is in his 31st year, and is married to the eldest daughter of the Earl de Grey.
Rising of the Peasentry [sic].--On Friday, a car, laden with flour from Caher Mills to this town, was attacked by a mob of country people near Woodrooffe who forcibly carried off six bags of flour in spite of the driver’s efforts to prevent them. About the same time, the flour cars of the Clogheen Mills were attacked near Kilmainham Wood, and would also have been robbed but for the timely arrival of the police, who put the infamous ruffians to flight. In consequence of the above attack, Mr. Sargent has been obliged to apply for the ain [sic] of the military, and his flour was escorted into town to day by a troop of the Queen’s Bays. Who will now deny that Tipperary is not as tranquil as Mount Vesuvius?--Tipperary Con.
The Earl and Countess of Donoughmore have arrived at Palmerstown-House from London.
The Crops.We rejoice to observe that the accounts from all parts of the country of the general state of vegetation and the promise of abundant Crops are the most favourable.
In the House of Commons Wednesday, Mr. O’Connell gave notice that on Friday he would call the attention of the House to the state of Ireland. His Medical Charities Bill, has been abandoned till next Session. It is now the general impression here that parliament will be prorogued about the 14th of July.
Affair of Honor.At Cork Police-office on Saturday, Dr Herbert Baldwin, M.P., appeared before Alderman Bartholomew, M.P., appeared before Alderman Bartholomew Gibbins, and swore informations against Redmond O’Driscoll, Esq., proprietor of the Cork Southern Reporter, for sending him a hostile message to fight a duel, on the 8th of May, by Henry Robert Burke, Esq., to endeavour to provoke him to a breach of the peace; and against Mr. Burke, for conveying the challenge from Mr. O’Driscoll. The Magistrates having acquainted Messrs. O’Driscoll and Burke, at the request of Mr. Exham, agent for the prosecution, that informations were lodged against them, they shortly after entered the office, accompanied by a number of friends and entered into bail in the sum of 200l. each, and two surities (Messrs. George Waters and Daniel Crowley) in 100l. each, to appear at the next Assizes to stand their trials.
On Monday, Redmond O’Driscoll, Esq., swore an information before Alderman John Besmard, against Herbert Baldwin Esq., M.D., D.L. and M.P., for addresing Mr. O’Driscoll on the Parade, on the 8th of May, and using the words, “A blackguard and a false Reporter!” or a blackguard false Reporter! with the intention of provoking him to a breach of the peace.
On Tuesday, Dr. Baldwin being informed that informations were lodged against him, entered into recognizances before Alderman B. Gibbins, himself in a sum of 200l., and Messrs. William and James Minhear as sureties in 100l. each, to to [sic] stand his trial at the next Assizes.
The Army.Major Lynch has arrived in town, on his way to join his regiment, the 48th, at Manchester. This corps is under orders for Dublin.
Law Society of Ireland.The general quarterly meeting of this Society was held on Saturday at their Chambers, Inns-quay---Josias Dunn, Esq., president, in the chair. Mr. Beasley, of the committee, brought up the annual general report of the Society’s proceedings and the accounts for the past year, by which latter it appeared that the capital stock of the Society had been increased, and which announcement gave great satisfaction. The report was unanimously adopted.
State of the Country.Tranquility.--There are 410 “Tipperary Boys,” all members of the Pacification Society, at present on a visit with our county jailor, many of whom are for crimes of that deep dye with which our calendar usually abounds. so much for the present state of Tipperary, the blessed influence of a Whig Administration--and a pacification society.
County of Tipperary.
Increase of Conservatism in Drogheda.We owe our Friends and the Public many apologies for the various errors of our First Publication;--we are bound to make amends in our Second Number. As some excuse, we beg to state--That such was the excitement at the Novel attempt to Establish a Protestant Journal in this town, that many became their own printers, and pulled off several copies before we had time to correct the proof sheet.
The Church.The Visitation of the diocese of Cashel and Emly will be held in the Cathedral of Cashel, on Thursday 5th July next.
The Corporation of Limerick have been pleased to appoint the Rev. E.G. Carr to the Rectory of St. Lawrence, Limerick vacant by promotion of the Rev. E.N. Hoare, to the Archdeaconry of Ardfert. The Bishop of Cork and Coyne has been pleased to present the Rev. Richard Lloyd, for more than forty years Curate of Passage, to the living of Kilnully, vacant by the death of the Rev. John Johnson.
The Rev. Mr. Williamson will be appointed to succeed the Rev. Mr. Lloyd, in the important Curacy of Passage.
The Rev. Thomas Hincks, Curate of St. Anne’s Church, Belfast, has been appointed by the Bishop of Down to the living of Culfeightrin, near Ballycastle.
Drogheda Assizes.Yesterday, the following Grand Jurors were sworn by Thomas Bourne, Esq., Clerk of the Crown: St. George Smith, Esq. Foreman; Townley B. Hardman, John Cooper, Thomas Carty, John Chester, James M’Cann, John Ackland, Robert Ball Hackett, Francis W. Leland, Patrick Ternan, George Harpur, James Green, John Chadwick, Henry Smith, James Mathews, Edward Atkinson, Edward Roe, William Rodger, Thomas North, Thomas Grendon, Christopher Jordan, George R. Clark, and Peter M’Evoy, Esqrs.
The Judges are expected in Town against one o’clock, on Monday, when the civil and criminal business will be proceeded with.
Howth Park Races.This year’s meeting will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday next. Stewards--Earl of Miltown, John Maher, Esq., M.P., and Captain Williams, A.D.C. Four races are anounced [sic] to come off each day--on the first for the St. Lawrence Stakes, Battersby Whip, Garrison Stakes, and a Private Match, on the last, for the Vaughan Goblet, Renewal of the Tradesmen’s Cup, Mulgrave Stakes, and Scurry Stakes.
Coroner’s Inquest.--Suicide.On Saturday morning the 24th ult., an Inquest was held in Dundalk goal [sic], by John Byrne, Esq., Coroner, on the body of a Captain of a Swedish merchant vessel. He had been in confinement a fortnight previous, on the charge of having murdered the mate and thrown his body overboard. The Captain was foound in the morning suspended by a skein of silk from the bolt of the door, the distance being too short he had knelt down and strangled himself on his knees.
After examining Mr. Crowe, & one of the turnkeys, the Jury returned a verdict of temporary insanity.
Lord Dorchester has arrived in Cork, on [sic] route to join the 7th Hussars at Ballincolig. He is accompanied by Lady Dorchester.
Lady Osborne arrived in Waterford from Bristol on Tuesday.
Lord and Lady Dufferin, family and suite have arrived in Dublin from Ballyleidy.
Submitted by ajk.
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