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- On the 8th November the news it was sent.
That the tariff was raised to 40 per cent,
On the town on the Erne there was a great drive,
And into Belleek they all did arrive,
When Gavigan heard it “I’m thinking”, say he
“I’ll put them across and they will get free.”
Going up Belleek Street he thought of a plan,
And he brought them all to his mother-in-law’s land.
George Patton had his Cherrymount Gate,
Says Alfred to Georgie “I fear we’ll be late.”
“It is hard boys”, says Patton, “the tarrif to pay,
But what can we do for we are scarce(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.