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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 November 1865

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.   BIRTHS. ARNAUD.—On the 5th inst., at 108 Cecil-street,       Emerald-hill, Mrs John Henry Arnaud of a daughter. DOYLE.—On the 11th inst., at Elizabeth-street,       North Richmond, the wife of Mr James Doyle,     of a son. EVERARD.—On the 6th inst., at No. 1 Barkly-ter-     race, East Melbourne, the wife of John Everard of a son. HEATH.—On the 1st inst., at Kent Villa, South   Audley-street, East Collingwood, the wife of   Robert M. Heath of a daughter. HARRISON.—On the 15th inst., at Mason-street,     Hawthorn, Mrs E. G. Harrison, of a son. MANN.—On the 11th inst., at South Yarra, the     wife of Samuel Mann, of a son. MILLER.—On the 6th inst., at Sandridge, the       wife of Isaac B. Miller, of a son. Both doing well. ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EXECUTION OF THOMAS MENARD, ALIAS YANKEE TOM. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 November 1865

EXECUTION OF THOMAS MENARD, ALIAS YANKEE TOM.           At ten o'clook, on Saturday, 28th nlt., in the pre- sence of the sheriff, the governor of the gaol, the gaol chaplain, surgeon and officers, and about forty citizens, Thomas Menard was executed, at the Gee- long gaol, by the hands of the Melbourne hangman. On issuing from the condemned cell, which is on a level with the new drop in the body of the gaol, now used for the first time, Menard, with his arms pinioned, a white cap drawn partially over his face, and holding in his right hand a written prayer, walked with a slow and firm step to the drop. The rope was at once adjusted, after which the Rev. Mr. Strickland, gaol chaplain, read the burial service. The wretched man, during this trying ordeal, stood perfectly erect, and displayed no tremor or emotion whatever. At the conclusion of the service he made no attempt to speak. The hangman then   drew th...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEW CHURCH AT BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 November 1865

NEW CHURCH AT BRUNSWICK. ., A.new church has been erected at Brunswick for the use of-the Free Presbyterians residing in that district; , It i3 substantially built of bluestone, with white brick facings, and is adorned with a very handsome spiro,' 80 feet high, built in the lower part of tho' sumo; material as is used in the body of the edifice, -and -'in the upper part entirely of white brick. Tho interior measurement - of tho . church is 51 feet by 29 feet, and it is oaloulatod to provide comfortable accommodation for about two hundred and fifty persons'. Mr Webb was the architect, and Messrs Ingham and Thewlis tho oon tractors. The total cost is between £1400 and £1500, and of that sum about £600 is already paid. Tho opening sorvicoa , were hold on Sunduy, wheri sermons wero preached;, by- the Rev.: Messrs Inglis, M'Michael, and Millard, and about £33 was collected   in aid of the building f and. , In further celebration of the occasion, a. tea ineeting ?was ; held ....

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RAILWAY COMMUNICATION WITH GIPPS LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 November 1865

EAILWAT OOJMMUNIOATION WITH GIPPS '..?? :;: -:- ?:? .??/? ; -land.; -; -- -.'.? ,-;? ?: A public meeting vra8 held, on the 4th inst., at the Border Hotel, Berwick, to consider the de sirability of supporting the promoters of the.Gipps Land Kail way. The large room was densely filled, the assembly comprising all the most influential men of the district. Mr Barr, J.P., took, the ohair. The Chaibman; said he had called the meeting with a view to elicit the feelings ^of'titeir large dis trict on the' subjeot ? 6f railway 'communication, be-, tween Melbourne aad Gipps Land,' having on good authority information -of fa company in 'process of formation. Any one, lie saidi who had- seen railways in the old country, must remember the. 'great good they had done. The great arteries of com munication had been the means of producing- wealth and quickening intelligence in the old country, and would prove equally efficacious here. That district, which extended for upwards of thirty miles, had been...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EXECUTION OF PATRICK SHEEHAN. [FROM THE O. AND M. ADVERTISER, NOV. 7.] [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 November 1865

EXECUTION OF PATRICK SHEEHAN. [FROM THE O. AND M. ADVERTISER, NOV. 7.] The execution of Patrick Sheehan, for the mur-   der of James Kennedy, at Rowdy Flat, Yackan-     dandah, took place, yesterday morning, at half past   eight o'clock, within the Beechworth gaol. The   gallows is at the end of the corridor fronting the main entrance, and those present must have had a full view, both of the unfortunate man while stand-   ing on the drop and of his falling when the bolt was drawn. At half-past eight o'clock, the governor of the gaol knocked at the door of the condemned cell, which is quite close to the scaffold, and deli- vered the prisoner into the hands of the sheriff. Father Tierney, who had been with him almost since daylight, was the only one in the cell with Sheehan. When Father Tierney left the cell, during the opera- tion of pinioning, he was visibly affected. To his care and unceasing attention is...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MELBOURNE SPRING RACING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 November 1865

MELBOURNE SPRIN RACING MEETING-RA CE FOR THE MELBOURNE CUP see next page                   MELBOUEKE S P E IB G- 8A5IHG M E B T I K G-E A G E FOB THE ?MB'SWa- ^^..-W' MELBOURNE SPBING BACING MEETING. The second spring race meeting under the auspices of     the Viotoria Racing Club, was opened, on Thursday, 2nd November, and attracted a very '.large as semblage, both of visitors interested in tnrf matters . and, of the. general community. The grand stand was. quite thronged throughout tho day.- The. iricmbsrs' carriage paddock was fully oconpied. The hill displayed qaito, if not more than, its average of miscellaneous humanity, and the fiat was as .crowded as ? uBual, . both by pedestrians and pnblio convoyanoeo. For the great event of the day, the Cap, whiob, by the way, was very appro priately exhibited on the grand stand, the oontest was de...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POST OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

POST OFFICE NOTICE. The Royal Mail steamship Ellora will be de spatched with the mails for Western Australia, Point de Galle, India, China, and tho East, Aden, Mauritius, Reunion, Natal, Capo of Good Hope, Suez, the Medi terranean ports, Europe, America, and the United Kingdom. The times appointed for closing are — For registered lotters, at six p.m. on Monday, the 25th inst. For newspapers (via Marseilles oxcepted), at six p.m. on Monday, the 25th inst. For ordinary letters, at ten a.m. on Tuesday, tho 26th inst. For newspapers, via Marseilles, at ton a.m. on Tuesday, tho 26th inst. Late letters will be received as under, provided tho postage and fee are fully prepaid by postage stamps : — For France or foreign countries, via France, at the General' Post Office, only, from ton to half-past ten a.m., fee, 3d; from half-past ton to eleven a.m., fee, 6d. Western Australia, Point do Galle, India, China, and tho East, Aden, Mauritius, Reunion, Natal, Cape of Good Hope, Suez, tho Mediter...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SHOCKING SUFFERINGS IN THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

SHOCKING SUFFERING'S IN THE BUSH. A' ' correspondent - of the .Pastoral Times|- writing ' f^'oni W,entwQrth,.ft)rnisb,osthp fQllo,wir(g details, of ^ ghastly tragedy ;— M 4 family qf esyen', iathor, raothen and rivo bhildren, had ropeutly'left'the sorviceof AJr Gell,. .pf.Iiake Victoriii, and -had, in isearoh ! ofemv pldyment, gbiie up, the anabranch ; ;tliey,,had beea travelling some ; five weok'3::without, success, .and were on their waj' doiyq. .: The extreme: heat of the weather hadmade their, journey a ;very toilsome one. On Monday, tha 20th ult., , the r family bad reached a point on , MrrPyle's ; run, ^yhich; would necessitate a stage of ten miles to, reach' the next water ; ;horo their horses entirely failed them, andwith the inten tion of getting through the stage as they beat could, they all started on-.'fpbt.,-'.' Theday, however, being.ih teusely hot tliey mado butlittle prpgressj and the want of : water : wus extremely, felt. -The father;it would Depm, t'ui'npd bapj: al...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MURDER BY A BLACKFELLOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

MURDER BY A BLACKFELLOW.' [from tiie pasiokal times, dec. 4.1 On Sunday morning last tho jiencofnl serenity of our little township was somow|iat disturbed by a rur/jor that daring tho previous night a murder had been committed by a blackfellow on tho person of a shepherd, lately in the employ of Mr Crozior, of Kulkyne, and; which, -unfortunately, has : turned out to bo quito true. It appears tho murdered man had just loft his station, and in company with a lubra who had been living with him, camo to tho town ship for tho purpose, so it seams, of ' dissolving ' his cheque in the. usual manner..'. On' his arrival here, the lubra wont to. the camp of a lot of blacks, close to Iho Junction, and through tho night ho went to the earn pin search of her ; ho made inquiries at the various rnia mias as to her whereabouts and was most particular in thoso inquiries of a blackfellow named Charley, who had on several. occasions endea vored to induco her to. become the sharer of hia bed nnd board ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SOUTH YARRA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

NEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SOUTH YARRA. ( The Presbyterian Church, South Yarra, is intended, when completed, ton accommodate about 800 persons. It is to bo built of bluestone, relieved by wrought freestone dressings The freestone is to be procured from the Eureka quarries, near Geelong, and is known-, as tho . Borrabool-hill free stone;; The building -consists, of a nave . 105 ft x 25 ft, north and south aisles each 105 ft x 17 ft. A tower, of the clear area of 13 ft x 13 ft at the base, and with .two. external and two internal doorways There is also a class room and library, 37 ft x 15 ft, at the west end of the build in*. There are two other doorways leading into porches in the middle of the north and south sides of tho building, and wo are informed that there are no less than six doorways through which egress from this build ing may bo secured , a most im portant consideration when so largo a number of persons as 800 may at any one time be assembled. The church is to be furnished w...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHRISTMAS IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

€ I 1 I if MIE 111 DliAiA^N' 33 Y _K.' Eng-raved, by F. Groske. Eng-raved, by F. Groske. ifl Iig?II lx I 1. CKCISVA.T,I13R. (Printed b^/ Ijlundell 6( Ford. (Printed b^/ Ijlundell 6( Ford.

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DISCOVERY OF A SKELETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

DISCOVERY OF A SKELETON. ThoBendigo Advertiser of 2nd inot. Bays: — 'Tho coroner, with Dr. Hunt and seventeen jury-, mon, wont yesterday to Peglog( Gully, und examined tho skeleton found there iu an -abandoned drive. It was at a distance of 180 feet in the drive, aud bo tween tho entrance and tho bo'dy thero was a pool of water nine inches deep, through which,' from tho mud upon tho deoeased'a boots, it tya3 apparent ho had waded. Tho lo.ver jaw and several of tho teeth in tho upper wero shot away, while the upper lip, covered with a red moustache, and a portion of the cheeks, wero lifted up .so us to cover thu ejes. 'When the ohot was fired it appeared aa though ho had been sitting with his back to tho wall of tho drive. The left hand was clonchod, with .the-, exception of - tho thumb und first Augur, which had tallow upon thonj, aud iv piece of candle was found in his wnibt coat pocket. On the mnu'a porstiu wero found a paper of swan shot, a uew largo-bludod clasp-knife, also un e...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE REV. GEORGE MACKIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

THE. REV. GEORGE MAOKIE. The minister of the Presbyterian Church, South Yarra, is a native of Scotland, and though compari tively young in years, is of old standing us a colonist. He commenced his- labors, as an Australian minister at Ulawarrd, on tho Sydney side, about seventeen years ago. Removing from Sydney to Victoria ho was settled for some time at Lake Lcarmonth, and sub sequently at Horsham, in the Western District ; and about three years ago he received a call to the metro politan suburb of South Yarra. As a bush minister he was very active ani successful in organising congrega tions and eroding churches and schools ; and in the widerl,sphere which he now occupies in the Victorian metropolis, he is. equally zealous in. every good work ; being ' unremitting in , the 1 performance of his pastoral duties; attondingj to tho sick and afflicted; -visiting regularly the prisoners in tho gaols, taking a prominent part in the bUBineBB of the church courts, Sunday, schools, and Young...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEW HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT AND PUBLIC OFFICES, BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

NEW HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT AND PUBLIC OFFICES, BRISBANE, QUEENS LAND. When the Moroton Bay District was separated some years ago from New' South Wales, and constituted a distinot district under the name of Queensland, a por - tionof alargo range of buildings situated in Queen . street, Brisbane, which were originally- erected as offices for . the branch penal establishment, was con ' verted into Legislative Chambers and: offices. , The building, from the alterations made upon it interiorly,: ?: was rendered wonderfully -. commodious for tho : temporary purpose for which it was intended. Constitutional Government having: been thoroughly. ' established,;; and the maintenance ef law. and -order; duly provided for, attention was directed to obtaining a more appropriate and suitable building for the growing necessities of the Legislature. Competitive designs wore accordingly .' incited for new Legislative Chambers. A considerable number were sent in, and submitted to a commission -appointe...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LAKE BURRUMBEET, VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

LAKE BURRUMBEET, VICTORIA. Burrumbeet is tho name of a town and a lake about 109 miles W. by N. from Melbourne. The town, which is situated on the north bank of the lake, contains a mechanics' institute, a coach office, post-office, five hotels, and 350 dwellings. The; district is elevated; being 2000 feet above the level of the sea ; the country is flat, with voloanio cones of.;., very fertile soil at intervals, and is fit both for; agricultural and pastoral purposes. Tho land available for pasture has been oooapied more than SO years, and is heavily stocked in consequence of the abundanoe of grass and water. 'Some of the runs in the -neighborhood have acquired a value that might well; astonish our home capitalists. The lake covers an area of about 8 square miles; it is supplied by a creek -which rises in tho great dividing range, on the south »ide of which its basin is situated. There is nothing strikingly picturesque in its appearance ; its borders consist of volcanic rocks, sand...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
H. M. C. S. S. VICTORIA IN CARNLEY'S HARBOR, AUCKLAND ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

H. M. C. 8. P. VICTORIA IN CARNLEY'S HARBOR, AUCKLAND ISLANDS. This sketch represents a viow of Carnley's Harbor, in, the Auckland Islands, a spot recently invested with considerable interest as the scene of the shipwreck of the sealing sohooner Grafton, and the protracted detention there under circumstances of considerable hardship of the owner «i that vessel. Captain Mus grave and his crew. 'Ihe precise Jooality of the wreok %a to the right of the piece of coast depioted in the engraving, and nearer to the entrance of . the harbor. The drawing is taken from the N.N E. The island to the left is that ao frequently referred to by Captain Musgrave in hia diary as Figure of Eight Island, the name of which must ' be familiar to all readers of the interesting narrative in question; The vessel at anchor ,in the centre of the sketch is H. M. C. S. S. Victoria, which waa seat down to the islands to ascertain whether any, other shipwrecked persona than those belonging to the Grafton were loc...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BOGGY CREEK, GIPPS LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

BOGGY CREEK, GIPPS LAND, Is 'a tributary creek of the' M'Leod River, rising in Mount Johnston, and flowing south about twenty-four miles. It flows through a rugged country,' consisting of , diluvial hills, composed, of nodular quartz and limostone. BOGGY GREEK, tfJPPS LAND-frnoM a. siUYriHa *X n. ohevaioebI. .. BOGGY GREEK, tfJPPS LAND-frnoM a. siUYriHa *X n. ohevaioebI. ..

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. TUESDAY, 28TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

PEOROG.ATTON OF ? PARLIAMENT. Tuesday, 28tii November. Scarcely any. legislative proceeding in Victoria has excited go mucli. genuine. interest as tho closing scono of the historical session of 18G5. ' Tho peers oommonced business at half-past two o'clock, and even thon tho' galleries contained a largo number of fair ' strangers ;' but at four o'clock the chamber' was densely crowded. Shortly boforo five, the ' booming .- of tho cannon' and the enthusiustio cheers of the people 'announced the arrival of his Excellency' tho Governor, who soon afterwards entered the Council Chamber, attended , by his staff. Sir Charles Darling bore evidont traces of recent illness, although, it would require a close scrutiny^ to discover any diminution of the firmness and dignity which : usually characterise his ' appearance in tho Legislature. Mr Speaker and tho members of the Government soon appeared at the bar, ' upon his Excellenoy'B invitation, tho majority of ' tho faithful Commons' having antic...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SPIRIT HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

spimT-iHonsEj. ' Amidst the ordinary* built-; houses in the towns of Fiji, the.viaitor. cannDtvfdiUnqtibing one or more very;peculiac: buildiiigSk'iC- Thisae:- structures are of 'the^Btrangest .shapes thai.prpportions being most ,' uboouthf andv outi;ofvall;» keeping.^ Their height ;is;jgenerally:' twice.v their.' ;i breadth at the base, ?and' the roof is singularly.; Bharp and peaked. ; Such ...'a house is : named ^ambure or spirits' '.h'pnsejv andi.contahis-i cor tainr. deities whose priests, named Ambati, performs their f auctions within its walls. : These, spirit v;Konses aro built on raised mounds and present; as seen in the engraving, a strange and unsightly appearance. S P I B I T HOUSE. S P I B I T HOUSE.

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE GIPPS LAND TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 December 1865

THE GIPPS LAND TRAGEDY. With reference to the late mysterious tragedy at Gipps Land, tho Tiuiea of 29th tilt, gives the fol lowing additional information : — ' Yesterday inornr ing tho body of a man, with his throat cut from' ear to ear, was discovered in the oreok close to the Go vernment paddock. The discovery was first made between oight and nino o'clock by a little boy. about .eight years of age, who imagined the body to be a bundlo of clothes floating on tho surfaco of tho water. ) He ' accordingly gave information to that effect to his mother. She, on going down to examine for herself, arrived at first at tho' 'same conclusion. . To mnke' certuin, howevor, she obtained the assistance of a carpenter, named Saviige,- who chanced at the timo to be passing to his work. He, on examination, at once perceived tho real state of affairs, and that the supposed bundle of clothes was in reality the head and shoulders, of a man. Information of the circumstance was ut once con veyed by Mr S...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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