FIFTY YEARS AGO
Saturday, March 9, 1867.— The reported find of mid at. the Barrier is -believed to be a hoax.-Mr. Moses Firth's offer for tie building of the or phanage at Magill has been accepted — Complaints made that the children at -t*e Grace Darling Home, Brighton. -were half starved on the current rations (which were totally unfit for children of such a tender age) have been well founded.— Four inno cent men. Moses Simmons, James Hamil ton, Patrick Kennedy, and Henry Allen nave been released from the Stockade, where they were undergoing sentences for highway robbery. ' The Kerney brothers iave confessed that they and not the men mentioned were .the perpetrators of the crimes.