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MELBOURNE. [Held over from our last.] January 9th, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

MELBOURNE, (phom our own conitEaronniiNT.) [Held over from our last.] January 9th. 1875. 'There is nothing to report of a political character for tho past week beyond tho gubernatorial deliverance of the Chief Sec retary at a complimentary banqriot given to Mr lianna, M.L. A., by his constituents nt Bonalla.- A special train was provided .at tho expense of tho. country' to convey tho hon. gentleman and his companions , in arms to the dinner ; tables from Melbourne ; and after arriving there, and enjoying tho hospi tality of tho entertainer's, tlio, heart of tho Chief began. to expand with tho nobleness of feeling, and ho acknowledged tho high com pliment paid to him by such a man as the Chairman who discovered in him anu honest, honourable, upright . and straightforward man. He aaid notning'nbout his ability to make lews for tho' colony, and very studi ously mado no allusion to the abortive efforts at legislation of the psst session. Tho compliment took, however. A special train bro...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

?'The- chapter 'of accidents is the Bible of the ?fo.ol.''- ' Slich was' thb remarkable' opening senteiice of ^.leadjng ; article ia the London Times, sotne years ago, ^hen the. '-Thunderer ' of the British metropolis had occasion to comment, up.on' .o ic of th.osoJdisastrous acci ilcrfts' which too freqiwntly.startle the public mind. ... . In' OUflSst' issue it was 'o.ur. painfnl duly to chronicle tho total dostruction-'of- -Brandon's' Punt Hotel by fire. The conflagration was, we believe, ;one of. the- most extensive arid destvuetive .that has occurred :in this district. It is unnecessary, for us' to assure our readers of the deep sympathy wo feel for tho sufferers by the fiery catastro'phy.-.to which wo refer. Our present purpose is to invito the public to a consideration of the .duty -which rests upon them, to take a timely warning from the un toward; event of last. Wednesday inorning. It was only due to the Providential circumstance of the calmness of tho night that the fire'di...

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DESTRUCTION BY FIRE OF THE PUNT HOTEL. THE INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

DESTRUCTION BY ilRE OP THE PUNT HOTEL,. ''the inquest. An inquiry was held into the causo-of the destruction, of the Punt Hotel t-y fire by J. E. Pcarce, Etq., P.M.,. on the 14th inst at Tattersali's Hotel, at which the fol lowing evidenco was adduced Edward Brandon deposed that he went ta bed on tne night of the fire.at half-past twelve o'clock. . There-was no fire iitjn the hotel ; I extinguished all the lamps.. I p\it out the lights in tne bar. Thero were' seventeen or - eighteen boarders in the houso. I examined all the windows ot their room?, and saw no ngnis wimin.. About oue o'clock I heard the cry offirer ana a knocking at my door. * I got up quickly. , I saw the bar through the passage all on fire, -l woke! all the boarders and pulled them out of bed. I cannot form any idea how. the fire originated. . I think the fire originated from the outside. My furniture was insured for £400. . 'My * loss has been a great deal more than my insurance. . I am. not awave tuat I had anythi...

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PRESENTATION TO MR. ESPLIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

presentation to Mn. ksplin. A meeting of tho persons who subscribed the amount ol' lino 'nuu coats levied on Mf Espiin, of Tattersall's Hotel, in the case lntcly tried in the Hay police-court was held in the Punt Hotel on Tuesday, tho 12th Inst. A considerable number was present. Mr James M it comhe was voted to the chair, who, in assuming it, said : W'c arc , mot lor. a laudable object^ viz. . to prosent'Mr Ivsplin -with the amount of line nud costs lie lwd to pay id the.case of Tartnkoyer against him, which amount had been collcctedJu.sliilliugs Irom Ihe-pei-sons-whose names' are. appended to this list.. He would not dotain the meeting with any further observations of his' own, but. call on Air Pollard to make the presentation. _ . . .. , Mr J.' II. Pollatd said lib Tv-as so Suddenly' and unex pectedly called on' that he could not lie expeete-l to make along speech, nor yet do justice.. to the occasion on wlucn they had meti . :IIe held in his hand two packages ~of silver containi...

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DISTRICT COURTS FOR 1875. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

DISTRICT COURTS FOR 187'.. . liny —Thursday, 1th March ; l rtdav, UOlh July. I Ualranald —Friday, l*„Mh March i 1'nduv, (ith August.' J

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HAY POLICE COURT. Saturday, January 16, 1875. (Before J. F. Peers, Esq., and J. F. Blake, Esq, J.P.s) [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

- IIAY -POLICE - COURT. - Saturday, January 10,1875. (Before J. V. Peers, Esq., and J. !?'. Blake, Esq, J.P.s) Henry Coleman was summoned . by the police for cruelly illusing and illtrcating a hov.se nt Rendtick on or about the 7th inst. Mr Reed l'or defendant ; Mr Stewart conducted the prosecution. The first witness called was Simon Moss, who deposed I am a storekeeper in Iluy. '' I kuow the defendant. I saw him on or about the 7 111 of the present nionth. lie was down the liver, loading. 1 did not sec the defendant beat or illtreat tlie horse. I saw -the horse down, but the animal was not in the team. I do not know whether the horse was the defendant's nrouertv or not. I snn-nn oue beat the horse while down. Mr Stewart: Dill you see the horse ' III— treated while ilownl Witness: No, I did not. -Edwin C. I.eary deposed 'I am a commission agent. Kuow the defendant. 1 saw him on or about the 7th inst. at Benduck. 11c had a team of horses. I saw a dark brown inarc on the near side ia ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

WANTED Tlu*^ First-class Lootmnkcr^v _ Apply D. Ulrica Ilay. ARRIEdVcOUPLE, lmsband coot; wife launtVcss, want situation- on' ' tion. Apply to Vcv. S. A. Hamilton, Ilayi^ 71 On \ HaV Hospital. . . 'v\a. N T,li D ' 1710 It tlio May lVispihil a WARJDSMAN^ ! nnd an Uiitle\ Wardsinan (single men). - Application to be nVulo to Dr.. J. M. Gordon, at Iiis residence, HaV. ? ? Bv order of \ie Gommillee. ? '- N. O. VIYIAIN;; 670 04 - ^ . Si!cretavv^ ? - To Small Capitaltsts, Hotelkeepcrs and \ others' U'-O^VCSOLUTE' SALE; f\ EOl^UlUTTEliWORTII lias received VJ ifistniptiojis froiii the Proprietor- to . Sell by Aii.'tioiyon SATURDAY, V 30th- ' \ ' JANUARY! aJ/Cox's Caledonian Hotel, 3 o'clock, . . . . All ihv/t Heliplitfiilly : situated suburbim Propw^ylliiivin.ir ii early a milo frontage to tlie MtrflTHibidgec River, close to tlio Brc\very at Hily, known ns JACKSON'S; ' TANN*eA3^ nnd Paddock, being Lot ?11, conkfmiiig'43 acros, splendidly tiin- . bored, WApnclosed ; by a substantial ? two-rai...

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THE BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

THE B EECHER-TILTON SCANDAL. The Wow 1 ork 1 rtbune of the 19th November pub lishes a second .statement by Mr 'J'ilton occupying no less than twenty-five and a 'half columns. Mi- Tilton concludes as follows ' I nsk the public, therefore, to weigh the one fact which 1 hnve thus set forth— namely, that the responsibility for the revelations which I have inndc rests, not oa me, hut on Mr Jieecher and-Mrs Tilton. 1 wash my hands of it. This rehearsal of events will now enable me to answer two -points which nave Been maue against me. une is tins — I am asked frequently:—' Mr Tilton, how could you, after condon ing your wife's fault four yenrs ago, 'proclaim it nt so late a day 1° My answer has been just foreshndoived, and it is tins : I. made this exposure, not of my i'ree will, but from compulsion ; I made it because Sir Beechcr and Mrs Tilton compelled me to make it. I did not volunteer it. I would gladly have continued to' shield both parties 'for the sake of one. Hut when Mr Bceeher ...

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THE AMENDED BY-LAWS OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF HAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

THE AMENDED BY-LAWS OF THE. MUNICI PALITY- OF HAY. ' ; .'The lbllowing arc the new Municipal- By-laws- passed by the Council at meetings held.on the 24th December* and 8th January.:— Aldermen absenting themselves from a council meet ing without sending In a sufficient reason) in writing,, arc liable to be fined 5s. — - All rates arc payable after thirty dav.V notice, at the council clerks' otiicer on Tuesdays, Thursday?, and: Saturdays. Owners of stray cattle, sheep, goats, or p.igs, .are liable to a fine of £5. No offensive trade is to be prosecuted within the 'nab- nicipal boundary. ..... Any ofiicer of member, of the council may,,ou rcceiv--. ing information' of a nuisance, inspect the* premises oni which the nuisance i9 stated to exist ; aud the. occupies must remove the nuisance within ascertain time 'alter '«i noticc has been served on.hlm to do so, under a* penalty. * of not more than £10 or less than £2. ? *' ?*' : No person must cut up the streets or- footpaths; nor leave a...

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HAY POST OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

HAY POST OFFICE TIME-TABLE.' ? ARRIVALS. - . Sunday — 11.30 a.m. From JJchuc.i Deniliquin, Wan ;ganella, Sydney; (via Deniliquin). ? Monday— 12 a.m. From Maude, Balranald.. 5 p.m. From Booligal, Wilesnnia, i:c. Tucsday—o a.m. From Wagga ty'aggn, Neraadcrivand Sydney (via Wagga) -. . Wednesday— 11.30 a.m.: Fiom Eeliuca, Deniliquin, and Wanganella. Friday— 0 a.m. From Wagga Wagga, ' Narandera, and Sydney (via Wagga) ? ? . ll.au n.iii. Eclnicn, 1) iiiliqulu, Wang(uicll» Sp.jn. Balranald and Maudo 0 p.m. Booligitl, Wilcannia, and Darling ' DEPARTURES. Sunday— 12 a.m. Maude arid Balranald ... , ' 1 p.m. llooiigal, Wilcannia, and Darling. _ Monday— 0 p.m. Echuca. Deniliouin, Wangnnelln 7 p.m. Wflggn, Narnndera, and Sydney (via Wagga) Wednesday— 6 p.m. Echuca, Deniliquin, Wanganella, ' , and Sydney (via Denillquifc) 12 a.m. Maude and Balranald' ?' v; l.p.m. Booligal, , Wilcannia, D.nillnji. 4ie. Friday— 6 p.m. Enliuca, -Deniliquin, Wanganella . 7 p.m.' Wagga, Nafandora, and Sydney (via Wag...

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By Electric Telegraph. SYDNEY. January 68th, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

By Electrici Telegraph. (FROM OUR OTrVS CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY-. January 68th, 1875. — ^'lic Meltwurne Cricket CluU gaVe^Bahnerinan'a Cup', making three he got for the match. Ten persona forcibly entered St. Paul's Church, in Maltlahd, closed through Thackcry's contumacy. A boot and shoe importer haa levanted from Melbourne Disgraceful disclosures have been made in Geelohg i Protestant Orphan Asylum, - ' ' ?. . , I Mr Miller, a resident of Goulburn, has been drowned -in Parramatta river while intoxicated. ? ureat numocra weic pivsum ut vuc monstration yesterday. Cattle slightly lower. . . , , . . Don Alphonso has been received at Madrid with cnthusiaism. -. : A meetino of the Hay Jockey Club wtl! be held on Friday evening next. One of the most -extraordinary escapes from death ever recorded ccuured last week in tho tunnel between Earl's-eourt and North-end stations of the Metropolitan and District Railway. From inquiries instituted it seems that about the time named, some labourers ...

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STOCK REPORT. Riverine Grazier Office, Wednesday, 20th January 1875. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

STOCK REPORT. iRicrrinr Crnzifr Office, \Vi»ilnp«HftV- '20th JnTlUAl'V 1875. We h!\Y.**-»Vy report thta week the eoutinuance of 'dry nnd *tiTtry weather ; no rain lms fallen, and no ap pearnnre of any near at hand. Stock have fulleii olf very much t'roa. wnat of fced, a ad matter* are lookiug still mor»i gloomily than they were. The benefit of eight aud forty hemrs' lieavy rain is wanted to do any good, and if i we do not soon have th^ni the eoiisequeucea.will httJierU... ou^;. We understand that the official returns ol sheep in the Oxley district whfeh will be made -kao\Vn on the first of n#»xt month will riiow an jucrviuse ol acanynaii n million sh^jV on the last, report. ..This increase, and 'the * ' dry season together, Jt will readily be seen, make mat ters look very queer,' and every effort must' bo made to save tho lives of as many as possible of sheep and cattlc. The only movements ol stock we have to teport ar§ q76~0_ wethers from Coau Downs, travelling' up tho XacHlan for ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

WILLIAM WILLIAMS, Stock, Forwarding, Insurance, and GENERAL AGENT. Station. Supplies of every description on Sale or indented, THE OLDEST SADDLERY Establishment in HAY. ® I ? I 3 ? g fi Wfil/H - ? E £? ' I ® .WILLIAM HE WITSON IN! returning thanks for past favours, would call the attention of his friends and public generally to ? his large assortment of SADDLES and HARNESS, which are of the BEST MATERIAL and WORKMANSHIP. Best Hcgskin Saddles made to order. Gents Town and Hunting Saddles, Stock-saddles. Ladies' Side-saddles, &c. ? W;H. having in his employ several first-class tradesmen, that have worked in the lead ing shops in Melbourne, Sydney, and Wagga Wagga, is now in a position to execute all orders entrusted to him, in a style and manner not to be surpassed in the colonics. In the HARNESS DEPARTMENT will be found single and double Buggy Harness, Carnage, Waggonette, and Dray Harness, all of the very best material. Waggonettes covered and trimmed. Light and Heavy Collar...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

Australian^ Joint Stock Bank. v ? ? !HAl3iAN.0H...„..:. BE PO S I TS___IIE CE IV E D . _Cjiri£ai- . Accounts, Interost nlloiroil 'i Fixed Deposits tit 'Current' Rates, Bills Discounted, Gash Credits Granted,. Loans . Negotiated, «nd nil other BANJUKG BUSINESS promptly, Transacted. 1 ..I'.' ,' Tho Bank ^issues Drafts and Letters of Credit, vippn' its.y arioua Branches and ' Agen cies .throughout. ? i: v - '? ? ' i ' NEW SOUTH WALES, ! -VICTORIA,... QUEENSLAND, ?;-i . ; SOUTH AUSTRALIA, : TASMANIA, — ? ; — ' aup ? ; , JSTE W.ZEALAND.-. ...... ? .Also upon all the Principal, .Towns in the United Kingdom. — - - . ' J I . 'JAMES MAC.GREGOR,: 1 i ,..;v: - - Manager. Bank of New Soutli ... . Wales. : . ; Capital £1,000,000. ? Reserve Fuhnd £363,333 6s 8d; ' !'' ? HAY BRANCH. ; ' DEPOSITS RECEIVED on ? Current Account, Interest allowed oa Fixed Deposits, nt Current Rates, Bills discounted, Cask Credits granted, Advances made upon Approvpd Security, and all other usual BANKING- BUSINESS tran...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 20 January 1875

~ ? -MARRIAGES. .Tohkstos—Gumbriell,— On .Tuesday, Jan. 12th, by-tho -RcVr S,-AvHaniilton',of Hay,. George Johnston, of Uabba station, to Susan Emily,..Tvidow..Qf _the late„Fr.ederick Gumbriell, of Yictoria. Trevena — Turner. — On Wednesday, -13th January, by the Rev. S.- A. Hamilton, Richard Lanyon, second son of Mr Nicholas John Trevena, blacksmith, -of Hay, to Eliza Alice, only -daughter of Mrs Jackson and- stepdaughter of Mr-Robert Jackson, of Hay.         », ...- DEATH. : ' Atcitisok. — At Belalio,_ on; 28th . ultimo, - Jaiues, only son of James Atchison, Esq., . Chesterdale, , Sunderland's .Creek, Gegloiig, Victoria, aged 18 years. ,Mnch.regrotted. Tho deceased was nephew of Robert Scott, Esq-.,- lato- of-Toogimbie - station' in_this' district, andji young man of very .good ..parts. .. / . . THE . : II YERINE- GRAZIER, . PaBMSflED -AT HAY,- N.S.MV- - ? Tros Tyrius-ve mihi nullo 'discriminc agetur. .WEDNESDAY, JAN.. 20, 1875.,...

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HOW TO JUDGE WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 27 January 1875

; HOW TO. JUDGE. WOOL.. The following appears in a late report of the Association of Wool Mannfacturers : — ' There is perhaps no defect which renders wool, and otherwise good wool too, so abso lutely useless for manufacturing and especi ally for combing purposes, as tenderness, or Dreachiness ; and this defect is. more general and causes'gi eater loss to the country, through the pockets of our shecpowners, than all. the Dther defects in our wool put together. How ever fine, or however much the wool may excel in every other desirable quality, no sooner ia it submitted to tlie'acuteand skilful examina tion of the wool-sorter, classer, buyer; or - manufacturer, than its- deficiency in this re spect is detected, and a price; is. hid for it scarcely exceeding that offered for locks and pieces : in fact, nothing- is wanting to-reduee fleeces to that class but - the 'solution of con tinuity which is sure to . lake place in tho course of the very ficst/manufacturing pro cess to which it, i...

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SONG TO THE SUB-EDITOR. Scratch, scratch, scratch, [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 27 January 1875

SONG TO THE SUB-EDITOR; Scratch, scratch, scratch,. Paragraphs^. Items,, and. News, . . Essays, Tales, and Reviews, With the' blackest kind of blues.. Scratch, scratch, scratch, Marriages, Debt, and Dun Eulogy, Gossip, and Pun ; ; Accident. -Panic,'; and 'Fun.. Scratch, scratch, scratclk Battle, Riot, and Raid ; Music, and Cash, and Trade— . ; Who is, and who isn't'- afraid ? . Scratch, scratch, Scratch, ; Apology, Challenge, and Slur, Of It, of Him, and of Her, Invention, Humbug, and Truth r Folly, Fashion, and Youtli. Suicide, Serin on, and Joke, Metaphysics. an.cl. Smoke, : With upward and. do wnward stroke* Ruin, and Vice, and Shame, Virtue, and Honour, and Fame.. ; Scratch, scratch, scratch,/ Oh, slave of the mighty Press ! The ' Devil' demands a 'Mess'' For subscribers who never pay^. j Oh,- isn't it jolly !— say ??

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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 27 January 1875

SusBTnpKE.— \V Clarkson writing to the Age says: — As I was .proceeding along. Victoria-parade, I saw an elderly female, ac companied by a younger sister, 'sink to the ground exhausted from the oppressive state of the atmosphero. Being alone I called' the aid 'of a passing gentleman to ' assist me in bringing her round.'out~of the fit, for by this time she had swooije^ into unconcsious ne.ss. ? Havinf? procured a jug of water he 1af-J'~ ber~lioadr.fd. '.Sfic'sjil'ej and,'h6)Uing the water abont- one -fo.Q.t above the fnce.-pourcd the water ijently on tire 'nostrils and lips for a' few-seeimils.- --The- effect' was. magical, she; becoming conscious immediately : and after' Bwallpwing a-tumblei'. of ~cold -water sho was ableunassisted'to proceed -homewards.' 'Bb lieving -that this remedy is- not generally, known, I.make a note.of,it for the benefit of: anyone who, like myself, 'might be placed in' Hhe same .awkward po'sitioh duniig this very ? hot and oppressive weatbef.' ' : The Bend...

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GENERAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 27 January 1875

GENERAL ELECTION/ 1 Thefollowing is the-cdmplete:li6t'6f mem- . bera xetnrned to tho new Parliament ? ? Paddington — Hon. J. Sutherland Newcastle — Hon.i.G. jA^.- Lloyd' '' Sydney (East)4^HonU'H.lParkeB. , . J. Macintosh ? A. .Stuart J. 'Dairies Sydney(West)— r-J. Robertson .c.L G. R. Dibbs : ' H. C.'Dangar A' Cameron ' - - - ?? ParramaUa— Hiigh-To.ylor ? ,:c C, J. Byrnes : ^ /_ Glebe — Hon. G. W. Allen, Newton— S, C, Brown Hastings — R., B,, . Smith ~ Shoalhaven— Jr Warden Hartley — Thomas Brown GT. ? lb ;Maitland^(East^— S. Scholey Maitland (West) — tt.'E. Cohen' Windsor — R. Driver ; Morpeth — R. Wisdom Patrick's Plains— W. C. Browne ? - ,-r ' ? Wollombi— J. A. -Cunneeri Yass Plains— M.uFitzpatrick- - ? i' ? NortTinmberiand-4rF. Co S.tovena ; ; w Orange — H. L. Nelson ? 1 Paterson — Hon. W. M. Arnold Kiama — Captain Charles .'.v . Goujburn— .W.Teece, junr. , _. . ~r: /' St. Leonards — Hon. tT. S. Farnell ? - Balranald— J. J.. Phelps 'Braidwood — E. Greville ? ? -f; ? Narollan — J...

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AN IRISH LEGEND. [Newspaper Article] — The Riverine Grazier — 27 January 1875

AN IRISfi LEGEND. Shane's/ Castle looks very weird j as we up 'sail and run at , express; speed for its projecting grounds. The sun sinking rapidly over the western shore of the lough warms j the hoaiy brown ofi; the ruins, and, gilds, -the' splendid' wpodrbehihd,; while' the shadovrs seem ;to add a: few extra turrets ' to' the pile^ If you liaive ever, seen a yacht belong-, ing to the Ulster Club, whose head quarters are at Belfast Lough, you may have no'ticed that the burgee displayed a -iblpodiy hand. ; . K] sinis ter hand, gules, is the armorial en sign of the province, and' it was Shane's castle chieftain who figured in. tlie, story that gave rise to the emblem. The chief of an invad ing expedition, so the story runs, approaching the shores of Ireland, said that the follower who first touched the coveted territory should possess it. One man out witted his fellows'by chopping bff his hand and ' hurling it oh the! shore before tlie foremost boat could reach land, . This was , the...

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