Leinster Express Times Past February 2, 1833 ‘Frankenstein’

February 2, 1833 Pastors create ‘Frankenstein’

February 2, 1833 Pastors create ‘Frankenstein’

The Whitefeet will soon cease to render obedience to their pastors - a body of men who have fondly hoped that under any circumstances they could control their “flocks,” and some of whom, we lament to say, have aided in sowing the seed of sedition, and thereby created a power, like Frankenstein, which one day or other, (and that, perhaps, sooner than they imagine) will turn upon themselves, and in defiance of the flimsy garment which veils them in fatal security, overwhelm them in the fall of the precipice, which is already tottering from its base.


At Ballyknocken, near this town (Maryborough), the lady of M.S. Cassan, Esq., of a son.


To be let. From the 1st day of May next, for such terms as may be agreed upon, Rathdowney Lodge, with five acres of prime land. The house, garden, and land are in good order for the immediate reception of a small family. Also the Castle and Mill quarter of the lands of Cookkerry, containing 130 acres or thereabouts. Proposals will be received by John Roe, Esq., Rathdowney Lodge. February 1st, 1833.

On offer

A Gig for Sale. Quite new. Never ran 100 miles; cost £36; colour yellow and black; patent axles. Lowest price £25. To be seen at the Police Barrack, Portarlington.