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THE ROMAN QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
THE ROMAN QUESTION. The periodical rumour of an arrangement of the Roman difficulty has been again revived Id a very precise form. It ii laid that a treaty was concluded on the 16th but, be tween Fiance and Italy, by which the Emperor undertake* to withdraw his troops bom Borne in two yean, and the Italian Government, on its part, engages to respect the frontiers of the present states of the Oh arch, and make them respected, while the Pope is providing an army of bis own—to take upon lteetf fire sixths of the ft""*" debt—and to allow the Court of Some to nominate to the vacant bishoprics. Meanwhile, Floienoe is to be constituted the capital of Italy, and the Par liament speedily convoked to ratify the treaty. It is not easy to aee the ad vantage the new Italian kingdom is to gain by this ariangement, except the departure of the Frtnch troops. Bat it is calculated to revive the waning inflnenoe of the Pope, and of his%riesthood in the dominions of Victor Emmanne), and to re strict th...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
MISCELXiANEA. The monthly meeting of the committee of the Victorian Cricketer* Awooiation m held on Monday afternoon, at the Clarence Hotel, Melbourne, Mr. W. C. Biddle preuding. A letter waa mad from the New South Wales Orieketen' Aa«oriation, erpreuinE their w3> lingnem to oo-opereta with that of Victoria in bringing about the reenmption of the inter ooloniafmatchee. It waa agieed that a thai Wage ehould be aeot to Sydney, by the next mau. Several new . enemoaa . ware alao ad mitted. ' The nuthorftim of the Emerald-hill Orphan Aayiom luAe taken prooaidlage againit Jatnea Board for the manner in which the girl Binatone waatniatodhy him, aa detailed In evidence heard before the Hawthorn' Police Oonrt on Tneeday, the Jat inat, and wotted to the Argut of the itUowing 4ajt&lt; An antt-trantportntton meeting ana held on Wedneedty evening thf Oourt-hou»e, Brighton. Petition to QcrKijMtj the Qoeen and both Hoptea of the Imperial Par
CAPTURE AND EXTRADITION OF MULLER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
CAPTURE AND EXTRADITION OP UDLLKB. To prevent any toJomretton ymutonly weoblnt the Victoria, bcfowohe gee boarded by th^arrreUnx Trie fMWl% «ttd toftt CoaranttM Station ondaaian Wand, where f to topi d^«lni »i*l i»ttn«(&lt; wm " ittj pni^MHjlfbO|BMlM^&lt;>f whom a drooler m dUtributed among ___ " '' ssots^ssk £&%S3Ki%;QZ: I IfeV immillWl anwiiw iho DMMMUMML t Millar, Jeering it to Ida &lt;Ue cretioo whether to put bim ia Irons or not. | About tlx o'clock in the evening of the 24th of August a telegram was received announc ing that the long-expected Bhip was then entering the lowoi bay. The detectives were | immediately on the alert. Just at tliis critical ; juncture, however, a circurastsuoe ocean1dd which threatened to defeat all! he arrange ments and precautions which had been aj studiously made. An excursion boa«, crowned with apleasuro patty from New \ork. met and passed the Victoria: and some of the passengetft, seeing the name of the vessel, ...
THE TRANSPORTATION QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
THE TRANSPORTATION QUESTION. Tht Tma has devoted an appreciative article to the lnvatigatiouB of lite Jlrpur Commissioner in Western Australia. Jibe raolte of his Inquiries and observations are presented with (teat candour; and the opinion h expressed that. If the fade are aa represented, that oniony it no fit receptacle • tor the oonvictism of Bog land. Ibetbnatofthepeofdeof Victoria to send back caigoaa of cqina hat not pro duced a pleasant im predion on the pnblia , here. It u iikdy to damage the Ctto of the protester*, and produoe a reaction.
GREAT FIRE IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
GREAT Fttfi W LONDON. Hie city tiM Ja$t lortoneof He meet inte resting rdia to the Heberdesheia' Benqoet ing-heli, which wee barnt is the greet fire is Greehem-etreeton Monday morning lub Ko part of it bat the foar welli remtiu itendlni; bat the portnelteof eoms of the fint meitnre end beoeftetoie of the eczBjwnjr, with eoms other pekttinfr, here been etna. The old hell en destroyed in the Oreet File of Lai don. end the one which abend iti fete in the beginning of lert week we* rubuDt two ye* re efU nreroe by Sir Ohrietopher Wren, The fire broke &lt;mt on the ptemlie# of Ibrtre. premiere were deetrored. -A oooeldereble portion of thoee belonging to Mr. EoghJoaee, of Wood-etreet, eheiea their fete.. 4)ae of the etiflvm*, who ietoenred for £23,000, bee ioet £204,000; end nt one time It wa* feared thet the whole of the property lntheimmedUte neighbourhood, ereoontin* to Upward* of a million, would he Sort. Fortonetely, then wee en anunul eapply -of engine*, end the ficnte* were...
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
BILLIARDS. Roberts's billiard-match with Hartley, of Sandhurst, on Friday, at the Albion Hotel, «H nubd hy more than usually brilliant play from the champion. It m not hisspot stroke that distinguished blm, though be ■owed well at that—making It 18,14, and 18 dno, at various interval!—bat bin general play, which, as it develop®! itself to the «peo tator, appear! more and more perfect At one time ha aoored over 400 points while his antagonist scarcely made 40; and bb great breaks numbered 149, 109, 8% 81, and 74 respectively. It was no wonder, then, that be won the gams by about 100 points, though Us antagonist received GOO points before starting. Nevertheless, the latter is a very fine player, and, being unite a young man, may vastly improve. We must not forget to mention that this, Roberts' second aeries of games In Melbourne, is being played on a colonial table of high finish, manufac tured by Mr. Alcock, of Russell-street. It b even superior to those by the same mam ho tunr on wh...
SPORTS & PASTIMES. AQUATICS. MELBOURNE ANNUAL REGATTA. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
SPORTS * PASTIMES. AQUATICS. MELBOURNE ANNUAL REGATTA Wmhkbdit, Nov. 9. Patron, His Excellency Sir Charles H. Darling, K.CJB. Starters, Ileaan. J. 0. Tyler and Mr. J. W,M*Cntcheon; Judge, Mr. Jamea Henderson; Umpires, Mr. T. King and Mr. Grahem Derrick; Managing Committee, Mem. Barclay, Macon, Butt, Templeton, Conper, Buchanan. MDntcheon, Byrne, Manuel, Wilson, J. T. Smith, jua, Heroourt, Sinclair, Carrick, Coatee, Fitrglbbon, Dove, Walab, Cong rove, Thompaon and Letheby. The annivenaty of the birthday of ABA the Prince of Walee hae now became one of the tegular bolidayi of this holiday-loving community, and bee beentakenpoeaeedon of, accordingly, by the patrons had lovers of aquatic eporta, aa the most appropriate day for the Melbourne Annual iUsatta. By * ruled that " leral consent it has been ruled that the best locale for die yearly trial of the rowing tkiU of tbe amateurs of tbe metropolitan dis trict is on the Saltwater River, about two miles oat from the Footscnay Bridge, it ...
CRICKET. MATCHES FOR THE MONTH. TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
CRICKET. MATCHES FOR THE MONTH. To-Dat. Married v. Single of M.C.C., at Melbourne. Bichmond v. East Melbourne, at Richmond. Do. (aecond elevens), at East Melbourne. Civil Service t. North Melbourne, at Civil j Service ground. Do. (second elevens), at Bojal Park. Brunswick v. Essendon, at Essendon. Prince of Wales t. Fawkner Park, at Fawkner Perk. St. Eilds v. South Yam, at St Hilda. East Collingwood v. Albert, on E.C. greund. Satdedat the 19th. Bichmond t. East Melbourne, at Bichmond. Do. (second elevens), at East Melbourne. St. Hilda v. Civil Service, at 8t. Hilda. Do. (seoondelevens), at Civil Servieeground. Malvern Hill v. North Melbourne, at sBoval Park. Brunswick v. Fawkner Park, at Brunswick.
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
BOWLING. Amongst other outdoor sport* which were freely patronised on the Otb, the game of bowls, received a due meed of attention at the plea santly situated ground of the Melbourne Bowling Clnb, near the Chapel-street railway station. There was a good attendance of | members, and a number of rinks were played, with more or lees interest, until dusk. lie lack of bowls experienced at the opening of the season hag been, in a great measure, and soon will be altogether obviated. One portion of tbe bowling-green was oc cupied by lady visitors eagerly pursuing the game of croqnet, to the occasional distraction of the gentlemen bowling.
EAST MELBOURNE v. ST. KILDA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
EAST MELBOURNE-v. ST. KILDA. The First Elevens of these clubs played on the EM.C. ground. The batting wm very fair, but the bowling indifferent. For East Melbourne, Mr. Bees contributed 29, Birkmyre 13, H'Fhereon 15, Band WQkie 13, and John Egelestone 13. For St. Kflda, only Wray ana Powell succeeded in gaining double figures—10 each. The match was drawn. Subjoined is the score :— ■ East HfihOuaKE. Bess, b MDannrtJ 29 PLJlilp*, 1 b w 9 WUkie,et Brodie, b Powell 7 Birkmyn, 1 b w 13 Tait. to M'DonneU 3 Hedler, c BlrkmjR, b MDonnell .. 9 M'Pherwm, (rob.) b Powell .. ..IS Biggal), run out 1 Egvfafonc. not oat 11 WQkie, D.( not oat 13 By«^ * ; leg-bym, 3 ; widei, 7 .. 14 Total (with two wicketc to fall) .. ISC St. Kjxda. Wray, b Bees 10 Fraser, b M'Phereon 0 Brodie, c RiggalL b Wilkie 0 M'floniiell, bM'Pberaon 6 Beal, «t Phillips, b M'Phenoa 2 "Powell, c Fraeer, b M'Plierson ..10 Smith (sab A b Rees & Watson, c Teit, b JlThcnon S L&vater, b Reua & Patterson, not o...
MATCHES OF THE WEEK. MELBOURNE v. RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
MATCHES OF THE WEEK. MELBOURITE v. EICHMOND. This milch m resumed under more favour able circumstances than attended its com mencement. The comparatively fine weather which was experienced in the week preoeding last Saturday had a beneficial effect on the ground, and the turf was therefore in very good playing trim. The consequenoe was, that the batsmen were enabled to develop their skill far more effectively than in the preceding week; and the stand made, especially on the part of Richmond, was veiy creditable. Unfortu nately, the afternoon proved too abort to bring the game to a legitimate ending; and aa the engagements of the season would not permit of another Saturday afternoon being devoted to it—and to get the whole of the members of the team together on any other afternoon is almost impossible—it waa necessarily declared "drawn." Had it been played out, appear ances certainly point strongly in favour of the Richmond teem being victorious, as they only wanted 40 runs to win, a...
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
SPIRIT OF THE ENGLISH TURF. The Arrival of the English mail with spotting news to the 2Cth Septembcr. enablan OS this week to give the results ot the prin cipal events of the groat Doncaater meeting, as followb Tuesday, Sept. 13. THE CUAMPAOUI STAKES, Of 60 boys eacb, h. fi., for two?Mr*(Hda: colts, 8st. 10lb„ fillies 8«t. 81b.: the aecond saved her state; Bed Honae in ; 46 subs. Nr. J.[Merry't bl c Zsinbcrl, byBaunteror, Bat. 101b. ^ Mr'R.^Sutton's br f Gsrdevtsure, Ssl-'81b. (Thomas) S Mr. T. Valentine', b f KqrliwUe. Sit, Sib (T. French) 3 Count Balthjany's ch c TurlUn, Bit. 101 b. (Cus Untte) Mr HI" coo's ch c narbarossa, Bst 10b. (Fonlhaui) Kir Joseph Hswhy's b c Undmlmtcr, Bet. lolb. r Joseph Count'!?. de Lagrange"! b c Doge, Sat. 101b. (Ed MrH??. Naylnr's ch t Ihond'.na, Bat. Sib. (Chaloner). Mr. V. Robinson's b o by llobblo Noble —larra Yarra, Bat. 101b. (Osborne). Mr. H. Savile'e b c Haarlem, Sal. 101b. (Aldcrnlt). Betting.—0 to 4 agst Gardevisnre, 4 to 1 agst Btdmiuster, C...
MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
MONEY. Thtiluu been •owy bring month to th* memotile cleeeee. Kobe/, iMtead of be coming chonper.fcei grown denrer. From eight per cent., »t vfaioh it itood «t thii time lnAognitlt)ie .))ocik mlBlmpB»1iMgonetip to nfne pr ont, while oecond ood third due paper caa oolr be dbooanted nt ten ca deivaa pet cent. iZiWMwtlOM, tntut be «z tcfmtlj profitable to«ndiuo.«mdb «ntaooi fame: ond few frndee Indeedoan kngonb mlt touch an wactloe. Yet,ln»ptte wtht •were tod prottededatralnur *" ftMaW** like pMllo although the tightening 1« cenendtr fbe olae pS'ssa"" More* •tagnidiiallr ? ■dm flftwiwa* •bleat into alxto (out per coot. &lt;)ne hopefal d|e le, thtt fdd 1» being MMtM dn abroad, and six months' bills, which until lately were quito oat of favour, are fr«sly tnten at a fraction under the Bank mini Our market has boon dull for all Australian securities during the past month. But of all the Colonial Government Debentures those of your colony stauds the highest.
ENGLISH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
ENGLISH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE, ARRIVALS. . pwtarioB, *t OiiTaMDd Uih BMaihr, hit W«J. .J** °rm,'w«*i MO. AUfUd, Dram Or xSston U °nnMDd tth Stptanta* &■> Ovimft, irt Qiwntot lllfc Saptaibr, boa » txwree. Binfflrb)', »l Qiv-laavl SMb Awmt, trwa Bdtart Town. India, *t Dal Itth BepUmbv, ban AdnWin. Jobs BeoU, it IinrpMl, M Mato, Ina : OU(o. Luchial. *t D«n) Klb ftpUmbtr, tnm Sjdoty. u , Ludbdla.u. Gmvwud M BnrtanlMT.troa Md bourw. • ' V Kwtdk,St Cmrwnd tra feptamtar, h«W ^%caa> of Wda, at Oraiainil *9U> iapati hm trtar. flbatUeo, X Gmnamd W> Aagmt, turn ®r>gf* BoBott,»t UnrtnMl ttwl fan«ki, (na «• YdMtft* Savon* Uk BepWwbir.ftwnlM ttframiL' DEPABTUBU. :. OnnMd Well fiqttobor, kt .Wy «h® On*&lt;M*^,«Bd m&lt;ptabor,tor *•» ■ ^OatooOo, (M tmiiii 1Mb j^pHi^y ^q^Ntar.taagffoio^Mfctalonibg,* ^goaooa Duntar, ftMteToo«dtak«fa4.&lt;* W.tam«4 ,^ir3S^ J^S3S; «h» (kmtabi »nk-**ta tor i* jjKttor am, frog .l^igil^wilwr, •*%■ i ■ *£ | . Irnlotafrtaotawtt...
THE GREAT CYCLONE AT CALCUTTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
THE GREAT CYCLONE AT CALCUTTA This unparalleled storm took plsoe on the 6th ollimo. On the previous day the wind set in from north-east, and at midnight Mew a strong gale, with heavy rain. At ten a.u. on the 6th, the wind was blowing a hurricane from the east. About twelve o'clock, the storm was at its height, the wiod passing slowly round into the south-west The cyclone lasted five hours and a half, and exceeded in violence any storm previously experienced in Calcutta. Scarcely a f ingie vessel held to ber mooring*, hud though only six vessels are n ported as totally lost, tne amount of damage done is appalling. Houses were levelled, trees blown up by the roots, steam togs and aailiug-vessels were Mown right into the jungle, ana vessels of over a thousand tons were found at the termination of the gale high and dry amid the desolated flower bediof gardens. The Strand Bank was covered with the wreck ol native boats, and dfirii of their cargoes, tics, jute, rattans, cases, bales, sc. ...
THE FARM & GARDEN. [Yeoman matler, continned from the [?] page.] HOW TO TREAT PEACH TREES (FROM THE COTTAGE GARDENER, AUG. 23) EXPERIENCES OF A COUNTRY PARSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
the farm & garden. rr«waft natter, a>*U%*tijron On itlipaije,"\ how to (fbok jot ooxemm mfebun, £04.88) ixfkbxbiton of a oocbtbt rimo*&lt; Isuoceededto the livings of Button and' Sainton, adjoining parishes, 6116S&.! *j%«r ■were United, not at my request, by act of Par liament. I am not a vioor, as stated by friend «' D.," bat a pluralist rector, (he last,! believe, that was ever made. The churches are about 800 yard* apart. Both are small and in good repair. The Bushton church, newly done up before I came, has more mirki of antiquity than any other ohuroh in (he diooew. To Bushton, then, I came in the August of 1862. I bad been neoistomod to farm a little at Moor Critchill when ourate, and alio as tenant of my kind friend Mr. Sturt- I Mired the church, since rebuilt in magnifloent style at Mr. Slurt'e own expense. The new church stands on the site of the old ohuroh,: in which George IV'. worshipped when jbe, resided at Critchill. As my two glebes aro^e ke...
NEW ZEALAND. THE INTERCOLONIAL SHOW OF LIVE STOCK. (FROM THE SOUTHERM CROSS, OCT. 22.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
NEW ZEALAND. THE INTERCOLONIAL SHOW OF LIVE STOCK. (reox THE SOOTHE RE CROSS, OCT. 22.) Perhaps one of the very best features in connection with the New Zealand Exhibition is that of having, at the same time and place, an intercolonial show of lire stock. To breeders and flockmastere the importance of such an exhibition cannot be over-estimated. At present it is very difficult to asoertain where fresh blood can be readily obtained, and frequently colonists are compelled-lo go to the- British breeders lot stock which might have been procured much sooner, and on easier terms, and with far less risk, in the colony, had information regarding the best flocks and herds in the colony been easily obtainable. We know that to the presence of the members of tbe General As sembly inAuckland isowingthefactthat rams have been selected from Auokland flocks for tbe South. But for this circumstance the celebrated Mount Eden merino flock of tbe late Mr, Kich would have been little known beyond the bo...
MONDAY, NOV. 7. SYSTEMATIC BENEPICENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
Mokdai, Nov. 7. BY6TEMATIC BEHEPICEKCK. The Bev. D. Macdonaijd submitted tbq following overture 11 Whereas U is ordained that God's people should' honour the Lord with their subaUuoe. "Whereas it is also ordained that every Gospel bearer should contribute orhls money to the cause of Christ as God has prospered him. " Whersaa it la a law of God in oooduetlnr the rlded for the support of ordinances; and " Whereas it is the duty of every church to instruct its people In their duty to the Gospel. ''She understated hereby humbly overture the General Assembly to take tills subject Into its serious consideration, and to take such steps as in its wisdom mayeecni fit to bring the duty of systematic bensfi cenoe under the solemn ptayenul atteutiou of all lis adherents." The Bev. D. Sumo* moved the adoption of the overture, which was unnnimoudy ac cepted. . The overture wat remitted to presbyteries, with instructions to report upon it at -the -next General As-etnbly. basbate genoout. Tbe Piesb...
EVENING SESSION. INFIRM MINISTERS' FUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Australasian — 12 November 1864
Evening Session. IK FIB If KIKTBTKBS FITNT). After a ebmt discussion, it was determined (bat ibe overture for tbe establishment of an infirm reinbt rs' fond should be remitted to a oommittee, to report to the General As sembly. THEOLOGICAL HALL. Mr. Baltock brought up tbe report of the committee epp inted to conefder the bait means of raising funds towards the erection of a theological hall. The report reoom mtnded that those who had tbe interest of the cfan ch at heart shonld contribute for tbe space of five fears cams varying from £100 per annum to £26. The Hcv. G. Mackh moved the adoption of the report, and the motion was seconded by the Kev. A. Lor* (of Geelong).