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NINE SAILORS ARRESTED. Melbourne, October 23. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
NINE SAILORS ARRESTED. Melbourne. October 23. ? Nine members of the crew of the ship Antiope, berthed at the Australian wharf, have been arrested on a charge of refusing to obey the commands of Captain Banks. The men state that they struck work because the captain refused to give meat to a sick seaman, and they complain bitterly of the way the man has been treated. The captain states that the man was loafing.
THE ANTI-TOXIN CUBE. A SUCCESSFUL CASE. Hobart. October 23. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE ANTI-TOXIN CURE. A SUCCESSFUL CASE. Hobart: October S3. Dr. McColl, of Ulverstone, has successfully treated a girl of eight years Buffering from diphtheria with anti-toxin. Fora few days the child continued to bring up the membrane easily, and it was not found necessary to injecb more of the anti-toxin. She made a good recovery, and her voice regained its normal strength within a week. On October 10 the nOP.f.nr WOC aclr/i^ frt coa liai* ntvnivi oo a Via Tin*? lost the use of her hands. The day before found her with extensive erythema, more par ticularly on the flexor surface of the forearm. She was suffering great pain in some of the joints, the most marked being the right groin. The loss of power in the hands was attributed to pain caused by the anti-toxin. All the * pain lias now disappeared, and there is no paralysis. The patient appears to have made a perfect recovery.
MISCELLANEOUS. VICTORIA. Melbourne. October 18. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
MISCELLANEOUS. VICTORIA. Melbourne. October 18. At the Criminal Court to-day Thomas Francis Gaffney, James Holdsworth, and William Goidon, convicted of receiving, were sentenced. Mr. Justice Hood said the prisoners would probably live and die criminals. Tho detective who shot Gaffney had generously pleaded for him, though the detective was in no way to blame, and only did his duty. At the same time his Honor would consider the pain and the disablement Gaffney had suffered. Gaffney was sentenced to two yeare, with an additional twelve months' imprisonment for housebreaking. Holdsworth and Gordon re ceived five years each with periods of solitary confinement. The increase in the bills available in London against the wool shipments has induced a con cession on the part of the banks of the Selling Exchange of 2s. 6d. per cent. A relief work which was first provided by the Government was the construction of a level to keep the waters of the Murray from flooding the flats between Tocumwal...
VICTORIAN ANTI SWEATING MOVEMENT. Melbourne. October 23. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
VICTORIAN ANTLSWEATING MOVEMENT. Melbourne, October 23. A deputation from the Anti-Sweating League to-day urged the Sewerage Committee at the Metropolitan Board of Works to en force penalties on some contractors for breaches of the minimum wage clause, and to prohibit sweating. The chairman (Mr. Fitz Gibbon), after informing the press representa tives that their presence was not required, re were doing what was perfectly just in pay ing old men aud youths as little as 2s. Gd. per day if they were not worth more. As to the men who complained to the board, he declared that men who accepted less than the minimum wage and then complained to the board were deceitful, dishonorable, and dishonest. The deputation and Commis sioner McMahon took exception to hi3 re marks, and the latter pointed out that it was the duty of the board to punish the contractors for taking advantage of the men's necessities, and not to brand the men as dishonest. The Rev. Dr. Strong pointed out that the chair man'...
TEE INDRANI-ALAMEDA COLLISION. MARINE BOARD ENQUIRY. Sydney. October 23. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE INDRAN1-ALAMEDA COLLISION. MARINE BOARD ENQUIRY. Svdnev. October 23. The Marine Board to-day opened an enquiry into the Indrani-Alameda collision. Captain Halcrow, of the Alameda, gave evi dence that the Indrani struck his ship just as she was getting under way in charge of the tug Newburgh. Captain Jack, pilot in charge of the Alameda at tho time of the collision, stated that the morning was bright and clear. The tug gave three blasts to warn the Indrani. Captain Burkhill, of the Indrani, stated that he was going down the harbor without a pilot, though he had no exemption certificate. A pilot had been telegraphed for, and fees had been paid, but no pilot turned up. Had the Alameda been making headway at the time of the collision she would have cleared the Indrani. The enquiry was adjourned.
ALLEGED MALICE. AN ACTOR CHARGED WITH STEALING. Sydney, October 22. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
ALLEGED MALICE. AN ACTOR CHARGED WITH STEALING. Sydney. October 22. Mr. Arthur Greonaway, the well-known actor, was charged on remand at the Water Police Court to-day, with stealing £3, the pro perty t-f Mr. Robert Greenwood, of New Zea land. Mr. B. R, Wise, who appeared for Greenaway, put Mrs. Greenaway in the box. She gave evidence that Greenwood had employed Greenaway, and had previously owed him some £30 for salary. On October 6, Greenaway received an offer of engagement from Green wood, but insisted before playing on receiving £8, a week's salary, in advance. He obtained two sums, £5 and £3. Subsequently he was engaged by Mr. W. J. Holloway for a long tour in South Africa and London. As it was a chance of a lifetime he accepted the offer and broke off his' intended engagement with Greenwood and came on to Sydney to proceed to South Africa. He had no intention of stealing Greenwood's money, and had offered to return it. Mrs. Greenaway further stated that she was confident that t...
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Melbourne. October 22. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Melbourne. October 22. The Street Bettiug Suppression and Licensing Bill was read a third time in the Legislative Council to-day and was sent to the Assembly. The Book Debts Bill was read a second time and passed through committee. Mr. Wynne moved the second reading of a Bill giving the widow _ of an intestate, who leaves no cnildreu, the right to property to the extent of £1,000. The second reading was carried and the Bill was passed through com mittee. The House then adjourned till next day. In the Assembly Mr. Hancock attempted to move the adjournment of the House to urge the Government to reconsider the case of the woman Emma Williams, under sentence of death, but he could not get sufficient sup porters to claim the suspension of the standing orders. On tho resolutions of supply being read a second time a long debate occurred on the salaries of the President aud the Speaker, and a motion to reduce the Pre sident's salary to £750, carrying with it a reductio...
TEE BUTLER DIVORCE CASE. Sydney, October 22. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE BUTLER DIVORCE CASE. Sydney, October 22. The trial of Thomas Ernest Kofe, solicitor to the convict Butler in the Butler divorce action, on a charge of criminal conspiracy, was continued to-day. Evidence having been given by Mis. Butler aud others substantially to the same effect _ as that given at tho Police Court hearing Rofe was sworn and gave evidence on his own behalf. He ucuaucu tuc uuuuuimuuvxo ciubciiiuug me vaju duct of the Butler divorce case on behalf of Butler. He stated that he was absolutely ignorant of the identity of the co-respondent Williams with the Private-detective Davis' engaged by Butler. Witness had filed a notice to dispense with service on tho co respondent in the case because Butler and Davis had both made statements that tho co respondent was not to be found. The case was not concluded. Sydney, October 23. The trial on a charge of conspiracy of Thomas Rofe, solicitor to Butler since he was convicted of conspiracy in the Butler divorce case, was continu...
NEW SOUTH WALES EXPORT TRADE. Sydney. October 22. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
NEW SOUTH WALES EXPORT TRADE. Sydney, October 22. The Cabinet to-day appointed a board of advice for the encouragement of the export trade of the colony. Nine gentlemen were appointed, and a tenth, who will shortly be added, will represent the mining interests. The present appointees are all gentlemen of standing in some particular producing or transport interest. Mr. G. S. Yuill, the chair man, was for many years manager of the Orient Company. Mr. Alexander Kethel, M.L.C., Maiden, of Messrs. Goldsbrough, Mort, & Co., is a'wool expert ; Mr. John Wildridge repre sents the meat export trade ; Mr. H. J. Linde man - is a well-known vigneron ; Mr. Henry Lee belongs to a large dairy farm ; Alderman Jessop is a fruit merchant ; Mr. Thomas Wor boys is a prominent farmer ; aud Mr. J. L. Thompson is the principal of the Hawkes bury Agricultural College.
NEW SOUTH WALES COAL TRADE. Sydney, October 22. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
NEW SOUTH WALES COAL TRADE. Sydney, October 22. The trouble in the northern coal trade is becoming more imminent. To-day the manager of the Oardiff colliery gave 14 days' notice of a reduction in the hewing rate from 2s. 6d. to 2s. 2d. per ton. The men repre sented that if they accepted the rate it would be impossible for them to support their fami lies, but the manager refused to withdraw the notice. iuo manager oi tne west wausena pit nas informed the men that the company cannot continue to pay 2s. lid. per ton when the other pits are getting the work done for 2s. 2d. The men, however, are extremely ill-disposed to accept any reduction, as even at the present rates they are in a very bad way.
BENCH PACKING AND BRIBERY. CHARGES AGAINST VICTORIAN MAGISTRATES. Melbourne. October 21. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
BENCH-PACKING AND BRIBERY. CHARGES AGAINST VICTORIAN MAGISTRATES. Melbourne. October 21. The Crown Law Department, has for some time been enquiring into the conduct of some honorary magistrates, and have become pos sessed of a mass of information which con tains startling allegations of bench-packing and bribery. The department received secret gamblers had an organisation to protect them selves, and by bribery they had been able to minimise punishment. A sworn declaration of a Chinaman is in the possession of .the department, showing that he was present at a meeting at which £20 was appropriated for bribing a justice of the peace. Numerous' other cases were mentioned. No action has yet been taken by the department.
NEW SOUTH WALES CIVIL SERVICE. THE SUPERANNUATION FUND. Sydney. October 21. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
NEW SOUTH WALES CIVIL SERVICE. THE SUPERANNUATION FUND. Svdnev. October 21. The Civil servants have decided to represent to the Government that the superannuation clauses of the Public Service Bill, now before the Assembly, will act with grave severity on those who have been paying for a long term into the superannuation fund. They interpret' the clauses to mean that the guarantee r»f + MQ cnnnr'liiiiii'ifir.n fn»i/^ V\\' f.lm consolidated revenue will cease, and that the fund must henceforth be self-supporting. Since the fund is almost as hopelessly insol vent as, say, the late lamented Sydney Deposit Bank, this would mean that the Civil ser vants who are now close on the re tiring age would lose their pensions. It has been decided to appoint a sub committee to critically examine the Bill, and then to call a public meeting of the service if found necessary. It may be remarked that the interpretation given by the Civil servants to the superannuation clauses of the Bill is not the on...
STRANGE CASE OF ABDUCTION. Sydney, October 21. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
STRANGE CASE OF ABDUCTION. Sydney, October 2L At the Crookwell Police Court to-day J. Tuckwill was committed for trial on a charge of abducting a girl named Larkham, aged 14 years. The evidence of the girl was to the effect that she told the accused, who was leaving her father's employ to go shearing, that if he did not take her with him she would clear out. The accused wanted her to wait until he letucueu uuiu mjctuiug, w 111:11 iiu -vuuxu ninny her, but she refused. Aftor the committal of Tuckwill the pair went to the local Roman Catholic Church and were married.