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April 17th — Woman fatally burned at Touch Waterworks.
„ 21st — County Licensing Court. Justices decide not to recommend New
Year's Day closing. Lady of the Lake Hotel license transferred to
Joseph Wilson, Star Hotel, Stirling.
„ 23rd — Opening of Filters at Stirling Waterworks. Provost Kinross presented
with a silver drinking cup, and Mr James Johnston and Treasurer
Colquhoun with commemorative medals.
„ 24th — Sale of Clydesdales at Keir. £3581 lis realised for 53 animals.
Death rate for the month, 19'7 ; number of deaths, 28.
May 5th — Parish Council object to election accounts, and Town Council deduct
£29 15s 8d.
„ 11th — Police Commissioners resolve to purchase gasworks if satisfactory
terms can be arranged.
„ 15th — Destructive Fire in ironmongery stores in Orchard Place. Damage,
„ 26th — Eob Roy win Stirling and District Charity Cup.
„ 28th — James Crichton, late tenant of the Corn Exchange Hotel, examined
under a petition for cessio.
Death rate for the month, 17*6 ; number of deaths, 25.
June 1st — Mr Hogg describes as " deplorable " the religious instruction in
Stirling Board Schools.
„ 2nd — Stirling Runaway Bullock Case in the Court of Session. Pursuer
gets £150.
„ 4th — Branch of Glasgow and West of Scotland Society for Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals formed in Stirling.
„ 5th — Six Horsedealers fined 21 gs. in Police Court for quarrelling and
„ 8th — Police Commissioners resolved to borrow £4000 for St Ninians
drainage works. Successful contractor, Mr W. R. Gall; estimate, £2906.
„ 16th — Child Rescued from the Forth by a seaman named Linton.
„ 20th — Cycling Church Parade at Logie.
„ 26th — Presentation of jheque for £150, and silver salver, to Mr A. F.
Hutchison, late Rector Stirling High School, by his old pupils.
„ 27th— Visit of Female Footballers.
„ 27th — Stirling Volunteer Cyclists win second prize at Darnley.
„ 27th— Choral Festival in Holy Trinity Church.
„ 30th— Stirling Volunteers and Regulars have a " Real Sham Fight " near
Death rate for the month, 17'6; number of deaths, 25.
July 5th — Lewis Hoskin (21), farm servant at Blackdub, near Bridge of Allan,
tossed by a bull. Died in Royal Infirmary on morning of 7th.
„ 7th — Stirling Free Presbytery consider a petition from 150 members of
Bannockburn congregation, praying for an investigation into certain
charges against the minister, and grant the minister, Rev. Samuel
Niven, leave of absence for eight weeks.
„ 27th — St Ninians Public-House License transfer refused by Magistrates.
Death rate for the month, 18*3 ; number of deaths, 26.

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