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AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
AMERI A. A profound sensation was occasioned by _M Prevost.Paradol's suicide, which it is asserted was due to the heat acting on an excited brain, M Berthemy acts in his place till the arrival of his successor. Viscount Treilhard, the Austrian Consul General at New York, died from a stroke of apoplexy: People are enthusiastic in favor :of Prusi sia throughout the Union, and large sub. scriptions are being raised for' the relief of the German wounded The President urges the pu'rchase of foreign vessels at this juncture, for the Amel rican commercial marine. The Christian conference' appointed' for September will probably be postponed. The?'enian General O'Neill 'is sentenced to two years' imprisonment in a spate prison.
OUR MAD REPORTER. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
oUR MAD REPORTER. i All the world is a stage," &c, and one great actor has just made his exit in a very undignified and humiliating manner. Na; poleonnBater's " Destined Monarch of the World"-is now "monarch of all he sur veys" through the bars of a German prison. He sought the "bubble reputation even in the cannon's mouth" and surrendered like a hero, on the principle, I presume, that "disc cretion is the better part of valour?" Truly 'tis a great fall. From the almost supreme rule of an Empire to the tender care of a Prussian sentry-from the voluptuous ease of the :uilleries to the meagre entertaini ment of a German prison. How will Na poleon stsnd it ? Will his great soul mount to his eyes, and will he burst the shackles that surround him ? Or will his gigantic mind soar above his temporary troubles and forget them ? We shall see. How much was [realised for the Hospital at the amateur concert? I hope the Ethi opians will not think it impertinent of me for asking-consideri...
LATE TELEGRAMS. LONDON, Sept 2 [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
LATE TELEGRAMS, LooNDo, Sept 2 Bazaine received up to the 15th of August strong reinforcements at Metz, but all at tempts to arrest the Prussians progress were unavailing M'Mahon:s broken army was in retreat from the 14th to the 17th when the remains re-appeared at Chalons The Prussian cavalry obtained a victory at Luneville on the 5th At the occupation of Nancy they found it empty, and advanced to Pont-.a.M:ussou The Prussians captured at Gravelotte 2,000 prisoners, two eagles, and seven can non of the French Imperial Guard The Emperor and:the-Prince Imperial left Metz on the 15th A series of battles then commenced around Metz, from Bazaine attempting to retreat across the Moselle, but he was defeated on all sides The main French army was surrounded in Metz The lossess in the three days of killed, wounded, and prisoners amounted to 50,000 The German losses were 40,000 Generals (anrobert, Frossard, Becain ,and L'Admirault were engaged in the battle; and were wounded. Two Prussian ge...
SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. LONDON, Aug 19. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
SPECiAL TELEGRIAMS. Loqnc, Aug 19. The Bank of France has suspended specie payments. .The battles fought at Weisseuburg, Wceeth, and Forbach were more disastrous to France than was at first supposed. Marshal M'lahon's corps was almost an nihilated. The war is still raging furiously. There had been desperate fighting for three days between Metz and Verdun, about the crossing of the Moselle. Each side claims the victory. The French were driven back to Metz. Their position is perilous. Bazaine's army is nearly isolated, having lost 2,000 prisoners, two eagles, seven cam nons, and several generals. The French Emperor reported at Rheims that the Prince imperial had retreated so Paris: Rome is quiet: The other FPoiers mainitain' efrift nen; trality. The French fleet in the Baltic had an in, decisive naval engagement on the 16th August off Rugen. Count Benedetti, Prindc Murat, and Count Bernstofi' have seen Earl Granville and Mr Gladsone at Wahler Castle, and the Queen at Balmoral. Fatal r...
(Per Greville Telegram Company, Reuter's Agents.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
(Per Greville Telegram Comptnv, Reuter's Agents.) The Correspondence Havas received in Cherbourg, on the 12th August, news of a naval combat between the French iron.clad corvette Thetis and a Prussian monitor in the south of the Great Belt (Danish Straits). The French vessel, under the command of Captain Paul Serruz, sunk the monitor after a short fight. Of the fifty-five prisoners tried at Blois by the High Court, for 'conspiracy against the Emperor's life, thirtyieight have been act quitted.
(BY INDO-EUROPEAN TELEGRAPH.) LONDON, Sept 4. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
(BY INDO.EURQPEAN TELEGRAPH.) Lo~'or, Sept 4. The General feeling of the Paris Press is that France must make any sacrifice rasher than yield. Advices from Brussels state that 12,000 French troops passed the Belgian frontier, surrendering their arms. General Mont! medy refused to surrender. The Emperor, with a numerous suite, has been sent under escort of a Prussian general to Germany. London, Sept. 5. There is a revolution in Paris. The people have demanded the proclamar tion of a republic. Indescribable excitement prevails. The people, the national guard, and the soldiers have fraternised. It is reported thit Metz has surrendered. Paris, Sept. 5, 8.10 a.m. The official journal this morning an nounces the proclamation of a Republic in France, and publishes decrees dissolving the Corps Legislatif and abolishing the Senate. It proclaims that a complete amnesty has been granted to all political and press of' fenders. The Government is constituted as fol, lows:-Trochu, t'resident of th...
Kilmore Free Press PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY, SEPrIEMIBER 29, 1870. THE astonishing news brought by the list moil must have taken everyone by surprise, and the strongest and most zealous partisan of the Prussian cause coald scarcely have conceived that good fortune was to smile on them so favorably, and apparently so cone stantly, whilst those persons who are disposed to view with favor the exertions of the French are not prepared to realize the appalling fact that a nation, noted for its valiant deeds of warfare, should, in such a very short time, become paralysed. Whilst every right-thinking person, be his sflnpa thies with the Prussians or the French, must deplore the terrible carnage and loss of human blood that has ensued in consequence of the unfortunate declaration of war, and whilst the whole civilized world must look on with horror at the terrible scenes enacted, it appears strange that the various powers should be so constituted that no mediation can have yet taken place to preven...
GENERAL SUMMARY. LONDON, August 12. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
GENERAL SUMMARY, LosDOx, August 12. The declaration of war was received in the Corps Legislatif with demonstrations of en. husiasm. All Paris caugh Ollivier's spirit, who welcomed it "with light heart." The interval before hostilities was em ?loved by both sides in issuing state papers i0 justif; the step taken, but the publication of the secret treaty handed to The Times by ie EIer!:n Cabinet upset all faith in French lr German hc:estv. The treaty, in five ar tic]c, reco?iises Prussian conquests, and provides that Prussia wvas tofacilitate French ,equisition of Luxemburg, and the Union of South Germany with North Confederation. russ promises armed assistance to the Oeizure of Belgium. This document inficted a terrible blow on rance, and intensified the hatred between he belligerentsre pondent of -1 interview with the correspondent of oa telgaph the Emperor admitted that moarek ini d ,taken place, in which Bis r qu*irp Ie wht compensation France ered if Prussia would abandon Holland...
(By British-Indian Cable.) Paris, Sept 4. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
(By British-Indian Cable.) Paris, Sept 4. An extraordinary sitting of the Corps Legislatif was held at midnight on Saturi day. Count Palikio announced the capture of the Emperor, and the defeat of; General M'Mahon's army, and tken asked for an ad. journment of the Chamber till noon to..day, in order to enable Ministers co consider the best course to adopt. Jules Favre tabled a motion declaring that the Emperor and his dynasty had fort feited all the rights conferred on them by the Constitution Act, and demanding a new Legisl ture and a commission with the mist sion to expel the enemy from French terri tory, maintaining Trochu as Governor, General of Paris, The proposal was received in profound silence. The Chamber meets at noon. Paris, Sunday, Sept. 4. The Corps Legislatif assembled at 1 p.m 1 to-day, when Palikao presented a proposa from the Council that' a Government of five members be elected by an absolute majority of the Corps Legislatif, Count Palikao to be Lieutenant, General...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. THE WAR BETWEEN FRANCE AND PRUSSIA. PRUSSIA STILL VICTORIOUS. NAPOLEON A PRISONER IN PRUSSIAL FRANCE DECLARED A REPUBLIC. NINETY THOUSAND FRENCH CAPTURED AT SEDAN. ADELAIDE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
ARRIVAL dF TE ENGLISH MAIL. 'iE WAR BETWEEN FRANCE AND PRUSSIA. ?RUSSIA STILL VIY TORIOUTS: NAPOLEON A PRISONER If PRUSSIA: FRANCE DECLARED A REPUB~LO. ~-4-- NIETY THOUSAND FRENCH CAPTURED AT SEDAN. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPII.] (From the Argus Correspondent.) ADELAIDE, Saturday. The branch mail steamer Alexandra, J. W. Brown, commander, with the August Euro pean mails per R.M.S.S. Malta, arrived off -1enelg at I p.m, making che homeward passage in 0G hours. The outward voyage occupied 102 hours. The Avoca, Captain Farquhar, with the homeward mails arrived at the Sound on September 17 at r.80 p.m., and sailed at 2 a.m. on the 18th. The Malta arrived at the'Sound et 6:30 a.m. on the 20th, after a splendid passage from Galle of 12 days and 20 hours, being the fastest time on record. She was to leave for Melbourne at 0 p.m. on the same day.
ONE DAY'S LATER EUROPEAN NEWS. Special from Reuter and Greville and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
ONE DAY'S LATER EUROPEAN NEWS. Special from Reuter and Greville and Co. (By Indo&European Telegraph.) London, September 6. Kurraohee, September 7, 2 a.m. The Berlin official journal states that the number of prisoners taken includes fifty generals, The Prussian armies are still advancing on Paris. It is stated from Madrid that in consel quence of the events in France, the Govern ment is increasing the forces. The Repub lican deputies have sent congratulatory tele grans to the Provisional Government at Paris, and have held a demonstration 'in favor of abrogating the article of the Con stitution which established Monarchical Government in Spain.
AUSTRIA, RUSSIA, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
AUSTRIA, RUSSIA, &c. The Hungarian Ministry recommend the prohibition of the new dogma of infallibility. A section of Catholics thereon seceded. Austria and Russia, though nominally ntii tral in the present struggle, are slowly arming and amassing troops in stragetical position. Poland is closely watched Austria fears the consequiences of Prussia's triumph, and aims at the formation of a league to maintain the political eadilii brium Turkey has called out its reserves The Scandinavian States have declared neutrality' Denmark is powerfully tempted The publication of the secret treaty has destroyed in Belgium all friendly feeling to. wards France. The country is completely armed. The people express gratitude to' England for her influence
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
MARRIAGE, On the 27th instant, by the Rev. Robert Hunter, &nbsp; John Lyons, of the firm of Heath and Lyons, Kil- more, to Agnes, eldest daughter ofS. Taylor. DEATH. AT his residence Kilmore, Frank'"Lane Bindley, &nbsp; M.R 0.?.E, on the 25 h September, deeply regretted by a numerous circle of friends. Bur?on.on-Trent papers please o py.
KILMORE COUNTY COURT. Wednesday, Sept 28, 1870. (Before His Honor Judge Smyth.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
KILMOBE COUNTY COURT. -4- Wednesday, Sept 28, 1870. (Before His Honor Judge Smyth.) William Turner v James Patten. This was an action brought to recover b plaintiff from defendant the sum of £231( value of a quantity of palings of whic plaintiff was wrongfully deprived ofth use. Mr O'Loghlen, instructed by Mr Meadi appeared for the plaintiff. Mr Byrne, in .tructed by Messrs Twigg and O'Connor for defendant. After hearing evidence in the case, Hii Honor gave judgement for £10, and £2. SJa 4d costs. Joel Cooper v Timothy Geary An action to recover the sum of £4, goods sold and delivered. Mr O'Loghlen, instructed by Mr Mfede, for plaintiff. Mr 3yrne, instructed by MeEs Twigg and O'Connor, for defendant. From the evidence of Joel Cooper, farmer, Moranding, it appeared that in 1868 defen dant came to his house and after a covrer sation he "swapped" two bullocks for mare with defendant Plaintiff consented to giv defendant a heifer contingent upon the man -which the defendant alleged was i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
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THE INTERIOR OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
THE 1NTE1RiG OF- AUSTRALIA. Sir Charles Nicholson his been giving Australia a bad nnme in London. At a meeting of tl!e loyal Geographicn!l Society, ie gave some particulars -respecting Mr Forest's excursion into the interior of Wetstern Australia about ,wce!;1e. m ths ago, and drew there'roin some very dis courr:ging conclusions: His estimate of the results of tlhat expedition is very different" from mine. The conclusion I arrived at, and which I published in these columns, at Ihe time, w;is that although the new country vwas not inviitng in its state of nature, it contained within itself all the elements, of improvement. Since then Mr Forreet has made a still longer journey-froii Wcst; to South Anstralia-but, of course, Sir Charles Nicholson was not aware of it at the time of the Geograp:hicl. Society's meeting. As an old colonigt of considerable experiie'ee, Sir Charleo. should have known better than Sto condemn as hopelessly barren any country upon the report of a pioneer explori...
TEN THOUSAND POUNDS GOING A-BEGGING. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 29 September 1870
TEN THOUSAND POUNDS GOING A.BEGGING. ~-4-- The following story, which we feel bouid to say smacks of Munchausen, is told by the Nelson Mail:--"At. about 11 o'clock on Saturday evening, the boom of a gun rever. brated through the town, and it at once became' known that the long expSected Phoebe had arrived, A few people c11lected on the wharf to see her, and among them was a sort of'semi-offcial who-transacts'- some' of the shipping business of the w'harf. To him there were thrown over the ship's side thirty two mail bags, and two boxes containing 10,000 sovereigns for one of the banks in the town, and then away steamed the good ship, leav. ing our unfortunate gold keeper in an un. happy predicament. After a time a trusts worthy friend approached, to whom was en' trusted the charge of the gold, while the custodian went in search of a cab, in which bags, boxea, and keeper were placed, and away they went up to town. The mails were discharged at the post office,' and the cab proceeded t...