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Notice to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 11 April 1868
~otice to Correspon eut~t . THE notice of the Town Trust Meetihg, the continuation of Mr. Burges's Journal, the'impor tant Meeting at Champion Bay, Mr. Gray's communication, Chips &c., must stand over till next week in consequence of our giving at full length the case of Queen v. Captain Shaw and Mr. W. H. Fisher. EFte Ierab~. SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 1868.
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 11 April 1868
AbTippintg InateigJence. ARRIVALS. April 4.-SwAN, 25 tons, Vincent, master, from Irwin River. Passeenger-P.Cook. Cargo -283 bags wheat and 3 do. gum. 6.-HASTINGws, 541 tons, Cobbett, master. from Champion Bay. Passengers-Messrs. C. A. Manning, W. Burges, J. Maley, S. P. Phillips, Patton, Baston, D. H. Scott, F. Durlacher, Manning, Miss Leach, Miss H-oward, Miss Scott, Miss Leake, Miss Cooper, Mrs. Trigg, and 2 children Mrs. Strickland, Dr.Elliot, Dr. Martin, Dr. Alexandre and servant, Mrs. M. HIoskin, and child, Mr. M. Hoskmin, Mr. C. Pearson. Miss Ellery, Mr. Mason, Mrs. Cray, Mrs. Drage and child. Messrs. I. Jones, J. Haddon, G. Peters, and Stevenson. Cargo-200 tons lead ore, 970 bags wheat, 253 bags flour, 390 do. bran and pollard, 100do. barley, 22 cases specimens, 33 tons hay. Same day--TWINKLING STAn. 58 tons Lakey, master, frdm Champion Bay. Passenigers-W. Gregory, and G. IKing. Cargo-365 bags wheat, 73 do. barley, .nd 40 do. bran. 7.-ARGO, 33 tons, Nash, master, from the Irw...
THE HOUGOUMONT AND THE FENIANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 11 April 1868
THE HOUGOUMONT AND THE FENIANS. An extraordinary story recently found its way here from Sydney. Her Majesty's ship Brisk lately left that port, and it was stated that her destination was Western Australia, to which she had gone in consequence of news having been received by the commodore from the Lords of the Admiralty, by the Panama mail, to the effect that an armed Fenian vessel had escaped from a British port, for the &nbsp; purpose of intercepting the convict ship Hougounont, and rescuing the Fenian pri- soners who were placed on board of her for transportation to Western Australia. The Brisk was stated to have sailed for Fremantle, to cruise off the coast in search of the supposed Fenian Adventurer. The report, however, was soon ascertained to be a groundless ca- nard, and the Hougoumont arrived safely at her destination on January 10th. In reference to some absurd statements respecting the voyage out, which appeared in South Austra- lian papers, Capt. Cozens, of the Ho...
THE ATTACK. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 14 April 1868
THE ATTACK. The Prince attended the Sailors' Home Picnic at Clontarf, near Sydney on the 12th of March last. After luncheon he left the tent in company with Sir William Manning. While in conversation, the treacherous Assassin stole up behind the Prince and when within a few feet of him took deliberate aim with a revolver. and fired. The shot took effect in the back of the Prince, a little to the right of the spine. He fell forward and exclaimed, " Good God my back is broken !" Sir William stooping to evade the shot lost his balance and fell-the pistol did not explode. Sir William Manning was ri sing, the ruffian took aim again, when a gentleman, Mr. Vial, seized the arms of the murderous assailant from behind and pinioned them. In doingthis the pistol ex ploded, and the shot entered the foot of Sir George Thorne who fainted. His Royal Highness was carried to the tent by a number of gentlemenattractedto the spot by the report of firearms. The dress of His Royal Highness being removed...
THE WOUNDED PRINCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 14 April 1868
THE WOUNDED PRINCE. Pale and trembling, people crowded round the tent into which the Prince had been carried, in hundreds, until theywere requested to keep back to allow free ven tilation. They fell back and formed a complete cordon round the tent some forty yards distant. His Royal Highness said, " Tell the people I am not much hurt, I shall be better presently." The Prince, who never lost consciousness, though faint from loss of blood, described the sensation he felt when the bullet struck him; he said " he felt as though he was being lifted off the ground." In the evening about 5 o'clock the Prince was placed on a litter and borne by the men of the Galatea to the deck of the Jlorpeth. His Excellency the Governor, Commodore Lambert, Captain Beresford, and Mr. Toulmin were most attentive to the suf ferer and proceeded to Sydney in the same boat. A steamer had been sent with a Message to the Galatea, at Sydney, to be prepared with a boat to convey the Prince to the shore, and when t...
SEIZURE OF THE ASSASSIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 14 April 1868
SEIZURE OF THE ASSASSIN. When Mr. Vial seized the arms of the man who had fired the shots a number of other gentlemen came up and laid hold of him, and but for them and the police, the infuriated crowd would have Lynched -him on the spot. " Lynch him !-" ' Hang him !" "String him up !" were shouted by the people, and a rush was made to get at him, and it was with the greatest difficulty that the police could prevent his being torn limb from limb while getting him down to the Steamer. The task of putting him on board was not an easy one, and by the time he was got to the wharf all the clothing was torn from the upper part of his body, his eyes and face were much bruised, blood was flowing from various wounds and his lips swollen like a Negro's, and when he was dragged on deck, he was uncon scious. A number of sailors on board had prepared a rope ready to string him up, and it was only by the in terference of Lord Newry that his life was spared. The steamer hauled off a few feet from ...
THE PRISONER. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 14 April 1868
THE PRISONER. The Assassin O'Farrell is a fair comrn .glexioned man about five feet eleven 'inches in height, and about five and thirty years of age. He is perfectly self pos sessed, is a man of fair education, and his manner is not unpleasing according; to his own statements-though he says but little-he is a native of Dublin, but left Ireland at a very early age. He has spent a good deal of his time on the con tinent and in America and came from Victoria to New South Wales about three months ago. He has expressed a hope that the Prince would not die, and says says he did not mean to kill, only frighten him. In reply to the Colonial Secretary, Mr. Parker, who asked him "How he come to commit such an outrage ?" he said, " Come, come, it is not fair to ask such a question as that the Prince is all right, the Prince will live, you need not fear about him-its only a side wound. I shall be hanged but the Prince will live. When he was arrested, he ex claimed " I'm a Fenian-I've done my du...
ARRAIGNMENT OF O'FARRELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 14 April 1868
ARRAIGNMENT OF O'FARRELL. On the 26th. The accused was brought up for trial at a special sitting of the Criminal Court held at Darling hurst His Honor Mr. Justice Cheeke presiding. The avenues to the Court were filled and the doors besieged by a crowd clam orous for admittance, and any price would have been paid to obtain a favor able position for observing the proceed ings. A numerous body of Police occupied the interior of the Court House, whilst a no less numerous body guarded the ap proaches to and precincts of the building. On either- side of the Bench were seated Viscount Newry, the Hon. Eliot York, the Chief Members of the Cabinet, and other Government officials. 'the Bar was represented by the Attor ney and Solicitor General for the prosecu tion. Mr. Aspinall of Melbourne, Coun sel for the Prisoner, Mr. Dally Solicitor, on the part of his family, and Mr. Camp bell. The Prisoner made his appearance in the Dock in a suit of light tweed, and seemed sensible of his situation, ma...
ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 14 April 1868
ADDITIONAL PARTIOULARS. On the 14th, two days after the attack the ball was extracted, without much suf fering and His Royal Highness continued to improve. On the 15th he.was con sidered out of danger, and sat up for 2 hours; and on the 18th was officially de clared convalescent. On the 26th he went on board the Galatea where he entertained a distinguished party. It is understood the Galatea will at once return to Eng land. M. onster indignation Meetings have been held in all the Colonies, and addresses of condolence without end pre sented to the Prince.
TELEGRAMS. FEB. 8 [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 14 April 1868
TELEGRAMS. FEB. 8 Mr. Thornton, the newly appointed British Ambassador at Washington, has been presented to President Johnson by Mr. Seward, and was cordially received. Captain Manuel, a notorious Fenian, has been arrested at Cork, with two others who made a desperate resistence, fired their revolvers, and wounded some of the policemen. An excited crowd assembled, when the police charged with theirbayonets, and wounded one man. One hundred police are guarding the jail in which the prisoners are confined. In a speech in the Reischrath, Baron Von Buest declared that the policy of the Austrain Government was peaceful, and that there was no danger of war. -o FEB. 11 Earl Mayo is mentioned as the suc cessor to Sir John Lawrence as Viceroy of India. Mr. Selwyn has been appointed a Judge, vice Mr. Justice Rolt who resigns. Mr. Best succeeds Mr. Selwyn. An attempt has been made at Cork to shoot a policeman ; a conflict between the police and the people is also reported. The French contingen...
JOURNAL OF AN EXPLORING TRIP IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE ASHBURTON RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
JOURNAL OF AN EXPLORING T'RIP N. THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE ASI*:: . BURTON RIVER. : . FRIDAY, APRIL 5TH 1867.-Shod my horae "Bobby," this morning, and fastened the ,shoes onI all the rest of the horses that required it. Messrs. Grant-and Seymour returned this after-. noon, their description of the country is not very prepossessing. After leaving the Camp they followed the river, E. by S., 8 miles, through ranges S. E. by E,, 2) miles-over a very poor country, East 2b miles, E. S. E., 10 miles and then camped for the night. During the day they passed several tributaries, some of them quite as large as the main branch, one of them comes in from the S.S.W., four miles from Camp No. I1, this creek we have called the "Seymour.' Another large tributaly comes in from the N.E., 18 miles from Camp No. 15. : SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH..-.Started at 8 45 a.m.a on a N. course, about 8 miles N.W., 4 miles, 2 miles N.W. by W., and 11 miles .W., which brought us to the River about a mile to the South of ou...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
--MARKETS. SDN?Yr, Flour-Fine Adelaide is sellijg at £23. so 24, inferior brands 20 or30 shillings a ton less. Wheat. -The stock is by no means. large, and is firmly held at 9s. 9d.to 10s. ADELAIDE. Wheat. best samples 8s.Flour £21 to 22. ' bINGAPORE--Sandal Wood wanted ait 2. 80 dols.. Flour ini active request, noneon the ar-s kets-350 bags ex Les Trois Amis. sold??i 8 dols. per bag. MAuvrurs.--Flour 4. 50 dols, to 4.75 dol~-l per 100 lbs.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
SOUTH AUSTRALIA The wheat statistics have been collected, an estimate of 12 bushels to the acre :added for the South Eastern Districts, the total yield allowed for which is 308,000 h:shels. The returns shew that the average yield through out the Colony will ot exceed 4 bushels, 421b. to the acre against 14 bushels reaped last harvest. The cause of this enormous dificiency, is the red rust. The area under cultivation for wheat has increased nearly 100,000 acres last year. The total yield is, 2,605,926 bushela and noless than 55,399 acres were not reaped at all. It is estimated that the quantity of flour available for export from this Colony during the year, inclusive of last years stock remaining on hand, 'is between 20,000 and 30,000 tons.i The Government have decided not to grant seed wheat to the farmers, alleging the diffio culty of regulating the distribution; " ..
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
NEW SOUTHI. WALTES. The authorities are making vigorous efforts to discover whatever Fenian Organization may exist in the colony. A -reward of £1000 has been offered for the apprehension of Farrell'Ps accomplices, and there is a stern determination to eradicate Fenianism at any cost. A Treason Felony Bill was hurriedly passed to facilitate dealing with any Fenian movement. Pro. ceedings will be taken against the proprietors of the Freeman's Journal for sedition. A shepherd named Collins, in a dispute' about wvages killed a Squatter, Conroy, his. wife and three men who attempted to seizke him. He was afterwards arrested and cont fessed the crime.'
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
NEW ZEALAND. A skirmish has occured at Auckland with the Hauhaus-.the rebels acknowledge .losing 13. Mock funerals have been performed- at Hokitika, led cn by the priests who eulogized the Manchester murderers as patriots, The Editor of the Celt:. a Fenian paper wra assistant Marshall of the procession..
QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
QUEENS:LAND. The Government dismissed a Warder at the Gaol for Fenianism. Police commissioner, Griffin, convicted'at Rockhampton oi murdering two escort troopers for the purpose of obtaining a large quantity. of gold in their possession has been sentenced to death.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
T?r lengthy report of the Champion Bay Meeting, the arrival of the .English and Colonial Mails, a press of-advertisements, and the coming to hand just as we were preparing for Press, of the account .of the trial and sentence of O'Farrell, havecom pelled us to omit several articles, letteirs, local intelligence, &c. We h.-ave endeavoured to give within 'the limits of our columns-(which we are boudrd to coniess are smaller than could be justifled,:otherwise than on the plea we advance-necessity--being at present uinable to obtain larger paper)-what ap peare1 to us, our readers wouldbe anxious to see, leavinig our own a~ticles, and some letters.'thiat did not refer to curr.eit sul jects, to stand over t6 next weak. Could we possibly have crowded all into the space at our ?dispos~al we wbuld ! hiave done so most gladly, b;ut the law that, "'Two. things cannot occupy the. same space a. thte same time," was a .difficulty 'we could not overcome, and so the H?erald. appears-this wee...
ARRIVAL OF THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
ARRIVAL OF ThE MA IL S. The English Mails arrived o0inMonday, and though there is nothing sensational in their contents, yet there is much that is both inter esting and suggestive. Parliament reassembled on the-l3th -Feb., and under circumstances which have tested the estimation in which he was held as well by his opprnents, as his own personal and. political adherents. of Geoffrey, 14th Earl of Derby, taken so ill,that he had 'at last succumbed to circumstances, how different from Its brilliant chief, irregularly great, Frank, haughty, rash, the Rupertfof Debate, Nor gout, nor toil his freshness can destroy, And time still leaves all Eton in the boy. Po said his no less illustrious colleague, himniself fast yielding-to the infirmities 6f old:age.. T'he world will no longer listen with delight to the pure Saxon and silver style of the -olie, or pore over the fairy legends of the other. Both Lord Derby and his chronicler Lodrd Lytton have retired from public life.. Instead of dele ga...
TRIAL AND SENTENCE OF O'FARRELL FOR ATTEMPT TO MURDER H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. THE "SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER," WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1st. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. SYDNEY, MARCH 31, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 18 April 1868
TRIAL AND SEN TENCE OF O'FARRELL FOR AT TEMPT TO MURDER H.R. H. THE DUKE OF EDIN BURG1. THE r" SOUTH AUSTRALIN E GISTEI1,'" WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1sT. TELEGRAPHIO NEWS. .From our own Correspondent.)... SYPNEY, MARCH 31, 1868. The wiitnesses : for I the prosecution merely recapitulated the evidence given at the preliminary enquiry. For the defence seveial witnesses werie called yesterday who proved that O'Far rell suffeied from epileptic fi~ts and deli rium tremens, and that he had on-one occasion only spoken in favour of Fenian ism. The Crown to-day called rebutting witnesses, who proved that in frequent conversations O'Farrell had expressed himself rationally, also, that they had heard him defendingFenianism generally, and the Clerkenwell Outrageparticularly No professionial witnesses were called. Mr. Aspinall comineniced his addiress at 11 o'clock, and urged the prisoners's in sanity. At half-past 12 o'clock, Mr. Martin re plied on behalf of the, Crown, denying that any insanity had be...