Sentinel, January 1901.
Royal Arch Chapter.
(Officers of the Freemasons)
At a meeting
of the members of the above Chapter, held on Thursday, the following
resolution of condolence with the King and Royal Family, on the death of
Queen Victoria was passed, and placed on the records:-
That we the
Most Excellent King and Companions of Carlow Royal Arch Chapter 116, beg
respectfully to tender to your Most Gracious Majesty and the members of
the Royal Family, our deep sympathy in the loss they and the Empire have
sustained in the death of our revered and beloved Queen; and we beg your
Majesty to accept this expression of loyalty and devotion to your throne
and person, with the hope that you may long be spared to occupy your
present exalted position
Service In Carlow...
We beg to
call attention to the fact that a Special Service will be held in Carlow
Church on today (Saturday) the day of the Queen's funeral.
From: M. Purcell
Carlow Sentinel. 1901.
OLD FALSE TEETH BOUGHT --
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[note added 2013 - they may have gone out of business.]
Magistrates and The Late Queen.
the Petty Sessions at Carlow Court house the Right Hon. H. Bruen,
P.C.D.L. said --
This is the first occasion that this Court has met since the great
the heavy sorrow that has fallen on the country
by the death of Her Majesty the Queen; Her Majesty, Queen Victoria,
excelled during her long reign excelled as a wise ruler, and a pattern
of domestic virtues, and she endeared herself to her subjects by a wise
and tender sympathy in all their joys and sorrows. Such was the
Sovereign we have lost.
From: Michael Purcell <email@example.com>
1901, Clowry, Cummins, Byrne &
Sad death from Alcoholic poisoning.
An Inquest on the body of James O'Neill,
Killane, Carlow, aged 19 years.
From the evidence of John Cummins, it appears
two men named Jeremiah Clowry and Michael Byrne accompanied deceased
to Cummins's house where Michael Byrne produced a bottle of whiskey,
containing about 5 naggins.
The bottle was passed around, and the deceased
boy took a good portion Of it on two occasions and the last time the
deceased emptied it, it then contained nearly two glasses.
Then all sang songs and chatted for some time,
when Clowry went home.
James O'Neill sat on the chair, spread out his
hands, fell to the ground and turned over as if he was going to sleep,
after an hour they shook him but found him quite dead.
Dr Fryer, Leighlinbridge stated deceased died
from alcoholic poisoning,
The jury agreed.
- Transcribed by M. Purcell c.2011.
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