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To the Editor of The Herald [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 May 1868
To the Eaitor of The Herald - Could you, or any of your readers, info-m'nie if the attempt has ever been made.to- grow agi~i ?igraR, and with what soesu ? Any ý% • .- .g. . information connected with, the cultivation of Eng'ish grasseswili be aCceptable to. BnnYbnrs Bunbury. [We have heard .of attempts being-.made.to cultivate "lover, but believe they generally3 proved unsuccessful--of other Englishi grsSes we have not Jcarct that any attempts have been made to grow them.. No doubt some of our readers can give the d?sied ;iiforimation EB. 1:]
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 May 1868
Notice.: W ROUGHT iifrom .the run of. the - unre-iirigned, a BAY GELDING PONEY, about 14 hands high; about 6 years old, black pbints, branded on off side neck E.W. blotched brand on-near ribs, his mane falls on near side. ALSO,- A BLACK GELDING PONEY about 14 hands high; about 5 years old, no mark or brand visible. If not claimed according to law they will be sold at Ndwcastle to defray ex penses. JAMES EVERETT.: Toodyay, 138th April, 1868. [1il. 6d. Notice. BROUGHT in by the undersigned a - BAY GELDING PONEY, rising five years old, about 11} hanids high, black points, star on forehead, has had his tail cut, no brand or markvisible. If not claimed will be sold at Newcastle according to law. JAMES EVERETT. Toodyay, 1st April, 1868 . [8s. 6d. N1~otice; TMPOUNDED at Glengary, one BA; . ':GELDING, black points, about,4 years old branded on near shoulder some thinig like )_( collar marked andaboiit 15 hands high. If not claimed;-will:b&! sold to-pay expenses. K. A. &W. WB...
THE VILLAGE AT EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 May 1868
THE VILLAGE AT EVENING: It rests within those evening rays, SLike peace in Heaven's smile; Health glows upon the village iays,. SAnd beauty free from guile. : Far from the scenes of. struggling pride, Contentment is its own ; Siinplicity is there untried, And strife is there unknown.. The cottage by the sunny rill. ThIe fruit-trees bending o'er, The shadows dfthe silent inill. The grouping at the door. S Childhood's sweet laugh 'mong voices deepl The birds' wild parting lay?) The homeward step of those who keep Blithe sounds upon their way, The feeling of the labourer free, - The love of his small home, Wheice happy eyes looked forth to see : The father smiling come. · * * The clouds are gathering into night, The him of life-is o'er ; ·. : Glimmering in each cottge light,:::' ... Few steps pass by the door I The day is told, the prayer is said, Sleep is above them all; lMay happiness in dreams be shed;, " And joy wake morning's call I
WATER POLICE DEPARTMENT To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 May 1868
ATE POLICE DEPARTMENT '~lo h Editorof TheHerald SIR, We haveB latterly hieard a good dilel? about the gross" mismanagemerit and i e feieincy of 'th' Water Police, but it will be Ihardly credited tlia~: they hliave gone :so fair as they did this imorniig in infringing Upon tle' libertFo'f free people. However the following fact speaks for itself : this morning:the Coxswain ordered 2 of the crew of a coaster to come ashore just..before the boat was startinig. These 2'men were free, were en tered on'the marnifest, "and on,:the Water Police Report, add the vessel s papiers were given to the Miasterwithout anyj objection beizg'made. Now Sir, sureljr the Governientie sh6iild take snme steps to punish one of their.officials guilty of such agross stretch of aiith'orit,soni~dof these " Jacks in office," want ;iaking -ddwi: a peg0or "t LOOI . .. KERO '" "reian, te, : --pil7 ' 18O8' Fr~·~nteniantile,1 April 8!:L; 17 'Ii~iIi ··i
To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 2 May 1868
To the Editor of The Herald SIR-The following extract from a celebrated and gifted writer is, I presume worthy of insertion in your useful paper -and will not occupy much space: - JUSTITIA &nbsp; "-Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a sel fevidelt pro position, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom, The maxim not to go into the water till he had learnt to swim. If men are to wait for liberty till they become wise and good in slavery they may indeed wait for ever." " -' . .....? ::.A ,: .:_ .L . .
THE WORKMAN'S TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
THE WORKMAN'S TRAI N. A shilling a week, and to arid fro Daily from home to work we go; Daily from work to home again, Twopence a day costs" The workman's Train" What does that twopence provide, beside. A cosy seat and a speedy ride? A healthy home in the fine fresh air, , Both lives and limbs we save by the fare. What do we get by that shilling a week ? Roses to grow on our children's cheek; The chance of a lodging with comfort in, From twopennorth of rail not twopennorth of gin. What will that twopence a day repay ? Why, hundreds per cent. in every way; Adding millions a year to the nation's wealth, In the best of all forms-in its workmen's health.
THE STORY-TELLER. PASSION-FLOWERS. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
THE STORY-TELLER. PASSION-FLOWEIRS. OHAPTER I. She had been very ill, aud now she lay exhausted, but free from pain, upon her bed, her clear, dark eyes now gazing in quiringly about, and then closing in utter weariness of sight. The pst seemed a ~deam, or rather a reality for ever done with. The months of wearing anxiety, the moments of quick, sharp agony ..which combining their fearful might had '?thus laid her low-they troubled her not, her 'soul was in quietness. She had never b ecn ill before, and it seemed like a great shadowy gate shutting her past life outfrom her. Go back into her olden life she could not; the wide n orld lay before Sher as before a babe. With a child-like w onder she vainly tried to rise, and fell back upon her pillow. It never occurred to her to marvel why she was alone; she had been used to loneliness, and she lay there feeling life gradually come back to her feeble clasp, and resting in the shadow cast by some coming sunshine. The room was largo and bare...
THE JAPANESE ATHLETES. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
THE JAPANE$E ATHLE TES. The extraordinary company of J~apa nese performers whose entertainment was briefly described in our colimns last week have returned to Mahitciester for a short visit. Their performance largely consists in displays of the art of balancing, and it is interesting to note in how many- differ ei?t and equally attractive ways this art can be illustrated. But their abilities are not confined to this branch of dexterity, for sundry indications suggest that thieyv are also clever at sleight-of-hand, and in such tricks as have been made familiar by our own wizards. The Japanese have chosen .a walk which they have all to tlhemselves, our most nimble trhpezists being only on the borders of it. They ac company their doings with gestures and obeisances, with converse in the courtly tongue of, the Tycoon, and with t~he curious twanging of a kind of banjo, whiclh passes.for music in their, own land. It is well that for English audliences they have engaged the services of a s...
THE SOCIAL STATUS OF THE SOLDIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
THE SOCIAL STATUS OF THE - SOLDIER. No sensible person can expect a better;: class of meni in ourarmy, says .Onice ·a WIiek, until b'etter terms are offered-them... Rasisethe social status of the .soldier by holding out- to him .thle: prospect of a:: commission, if:he cai· qualify by passing.. a ceitain educational .test, and exhibit a proficiency in the details of drill and discipline bestow cle-kiships in the. Civil : Service on properly qualified iniihtary candidates on term~s of equality with civi lians; treat the soldiei generally with the - same respect and consideration you would bestow on any. honest, persevering; and intelligent man in the nation; and t~hen,. but.not till then, will men of a better. stamp enter the ranks of the army ~ to risk life, limnb, health, and r?putatmon; and not till then will the discontent arisingoiut of army grievences cases, and the .country feel safe in having. again a numerically.: efficient army.to:rely upon in.any hbur of need.' ..
MEAT PRESERVING. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
IMEAT PRESERVING. -.Apreliminaryl meeting, convened-by circu lar, was held at White's.Arbitration Rooms on Thurisday, February 6, for the pupbse of con sidering the question of how best to dispose of the surplus stock in the colony. About 15 gentlemen were present, and Mr. J. Williams, M. P., was voted to the chair. Ml. J. B. Aus tin. convener of the meeting, then read the following statement of what he proposed to do:-" The present depressed state -of the colony callsaloud on all.?,ho are interested-in the general welfhre to help forward any scheme which may he likely to afford relief, especially if such scheme include the establishment of a iew colonial industry. The rapid iincrease of our flocks is compelling the squatters .to:boil down their sheep for the sake of thetallow. This gives them about 6s. per head for the -sheep, while about one-third of their produce is wasted, because -the flesh is not utilized int any way. The. great ~crcity and consequen high price of meat in Engl...
THE MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY, [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
THE MARINE INSURA~NCE COMPANY, •(Limited) of Western A.istralia. Cajpitel £10,000 in £50 shares, Directors-E. W. New man, W. D. Moore, G. Shenton. Soli'citori-E. W. Landor. Bankers-W. A. Bank.:i AThe following resolutions were adopted at the Meeting held at theofficeof MIessrs. Carter & Co. Fremanlitle, on Thursday last. This Company is formed to take risks heiice to India, China, Mauritius, the colonies and I coasting trips. The risks to be against total loss only. No risk beyond £2,000 in one ship to betakeni, and the total amount of all risks at one time on the books not to exceed 50 per cent overand above: the subscribed capital. The Capital not beiig paid up the share holders will be required to sign:a stringent bond. No shareholder shall be allowed to withdraw, without 6 months notice Any shiareholder: withdrawing or becoming bankrupt orin any way compromising with his creditors, will not be entitled to any payment on account of any funds there may be to the credit of ...
To the Editor of The Herald [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
To the Editor of The Herald SIR,- . Havingobserved a letter in your last issue signed" A Looler on," respecting. the Water Police, I think the: Public should be informed more fully as to the facts of the case therein re ferred to-they may then see one of. the (I am very sorry to say) now numerous instances of the injustice, practised at our Local Court, On the 17th of April last the cutter " Maud " having cleared out at the Customs and left the usual Water Police Report, got ready for sea before sailing however, the Coxswain of the Water Police came onboard, and objected to two of the crew going to sea in the boat, saying they were passengers-the master accordingly went to the owner ofthe boat for instructions, and as the two men objected to were not the usual crew, but had agreed to work their passages to the Irwin, the owner enquired from the shipping master whether there was any ,law. to prevent persons working their passages in his boat, the shipping master replied, that there w...
CRICKET MATCH. YORK v BEVERLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
CRICKET?.M TCH . S. i(Froij :our ow?n Correspondent,): . - :: . YORK V.BEvEILEY.. This match was played on the ground of.the:; former for.a,' Lunch," on Saturday. 2nd instant The play on both sides was v ery good, and when . the last wicket went downi le~fore retiring ?'d t the. Lunchgon, the score stood in favor of the ·York : Eleve, at this stage popular feeling ran highi on. ' behalf of the successful players. . : After the Lunch .(which-was provided by Mr. S. Craig in excellentstyle a'nd to the satisfaction of all parties) the Cricketers again repaired to the field of contest, the Beverlyites taking the Bat. 'This Innings was anzexceedingly good:one, and at its termination showed a score of 74, to be pulled up bythe others if they wished to come off victorious. Unfortunately -the lateness of the evening, and the, threateiing~ clotidi:that began to gather around, (giving evident tokens of a brewing storm) prevented the Yorkites taking their second'tudra atithe bat, so that: the g...
THE PROTESTANT ORPHANAGE AND A MAGISTRATE'S LETTER. To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
THE~ PROTESTANT ORQPHANAG' 'AND, 'A MiAGIS-. *,-**' ''i;.^**TRATE'5 *LErTER. -. .'/>:ii/^; To theEditor of The Heraldj,* .-,: , In last Wednesday's Inquirer "there is a let ter signed a Magistrate" on the subject of the Protestant Orphanage about to be established in Perth. * I do not -know the- writer ; but if it could serve any good purpose I could .furnish perhaps half-a-dozen: letters that. have appeared in the local papers within the. last few years, generally bearing Latin signatures, all marked bya perfect identity of style, expression, and spirit, with that of Wednesday * last. A little faint praise of .a benevolent scheme : a; half suppressed contempt for good peoplei: a pro fessed reluctance to stand alodf from their amiable, but short-sighted plans; and a little argument sent with as much force as the mis sile will bear att the head and front of the undertaking. Such a task could however only give (pain to: the. writer of these letters, and would not help the Orphanage...
Colonial Secretary's Office, Perth, 5th May, 1868 [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
I'olonial Secretary's Office, • . Perth, 5th May, 1868 The iundermentid?i Allotments of Land will be offered:for Sale.-:at Public Auction by the : Collector.of Revenue, at Perth, on the 6th.: May, 1868 : Fremantle Town lot, No. 630, pset price £6, Perth Town lot EJ 25, Upset price £10 i York Town lot, S 128; 'Contents 6 acres, I rood, 3 perches, Upset price £1 per acre; York Town lot, No. 26, Contents 5 acres, Upset-price £1 per acre ; York Town lot, No1o80, Upset price. £5 ; York Townlot, No. 182,TUpset price £5 ; .York Town lots, Nos. :190 nd "191, U'pset price. £5 per lot. By the Sub-Collector of Revenue, iat ..Geralds .: ion, on the-2oth May, I868-:? ." Denison Town lots; Nos. 104 and 105, Upset price £5. per lot; Geraldine Town lot, No. 217, Upset price £6 ; Geraldine Town lot; No. 218, :Jpset price £6; Geraldine Town lot, No: 841, Lpset price £6 ; Geraldine Town lot, No... 358, Upset price £9.; Geraldine Town lot, No. 159, Upset price £6 ! Northampton town lots. Nos. 101, 102,...
To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
To the Editor of The.Z :erald. SI~R,-, ' Some weel~kd backdl I noticed >in the Inqu ilrer :an allusion to.the "multitudinous go6d oficess of. Colonel'Bruce. for which we ought to be:thanki ful." Did the Inquirer include among these "good offices," the followi g, vhlich is curreitly reported of him among the" set "ib-ot likely to be misinformed on such a matter. It.wviis the intention of the Home Authorities to have sent here five companiesof theline under the command of a Field Officer, but Colonel Bruce (for reasons best known to himself, most people think jealousy) posted off to the Horse Guards and implored, that such a number might not be sent, as there 'ras.no accommodation for them, and tkey could not be fed, that two compa nies were quite sufficient. This uncalled for interference of Colonel'Bruce, I considera pal pable public injury to the Colony, .otherwise I would not have intruded it upon the notice of the settlers, Save us frodm our friends,and their mul titudinous go...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
Ex "RIO." From Mauritius. A QTIANTITY of Sugai" of various Lquialities,; also 50 Bags Dates. T. & IT. CARTER, & CO. Fremante, April 30, 1868. .i6. 5. Twenty Five Shil lings Reward. STRAYED away on or about the 24th SDecember last from the Farm of Messrs. L. & W. Smith, of the Blackwood River, A SHEEP DOG. Whoever may find him and will return him to the Owners, or send him to the care of Mr. W. Leaf, Publican, Vasse, shall reeeive the above reward. Blackwood River, April 27, 1868. 16. 5. Just Arrived, Ex "ElizaBlanche," and now on sale at tlie Stores of the undersigned, Perth aud Guildford .--., UtAJR, S RICE, : : COFFEE, - .PEPPER, COCOA: NTUTS.,:. .. P.rth.:an..td.ord.il. T REILLY. Perth and Guildford,l1st May, 1868. RICE! SUGAR!! TEA !!! Ex " Eliza Blanche."' it HE undersigned has On sale, Rice, S Sugar, Tea, Pepper, Nutmegs, Iron Bars, Cocoa Nut Oil, do. (scented), Curd Soap, &c., &c., &c. WILLIAM OWSTON, Fremantle, 28th April, 1868...
ARRIVAL OF THE COLONIAL MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
* ARRIVAL OF THE COLONIAL MAILS. 0 The Mails from the Colonies reached Perth on the morning . of the 6th and were delivered in Fremantle .on the after noon of the same day. The 1apers con tain but little that is interesting beyond the trial and execution of O'Farrell, who died repentant, confessing the justice of his sentence. "Princ 'Albred left Port Jacksoxin n thp 4th of: April. direct for Europe, iwithout visiting New Zealand. The colonists have expressed strongly their disappointment: We give the fol lowing epitome of news from each of the Colonies. S?o?uH AusTRALA.-The weather has been pleasant with occasional showers, and ploughing is: vigorously proceeded with. Sunday 3rd May was kept.as a day of public thanksgiviing for the recovery of the Duke of Edinburgh. The harvest returiis have been comple ted, the following is the.result. The.total area under cultivation, (Wheat) last- year was 550,050 acres, the yield 2,571,894 bushels, and the average per acre,. 4 bushels, 401s.' T...
To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
To the Editor of The Herald. SIR,-- - As advocated by " Chips," the advent of our Colonial Neighbors, together with their .mode of doing business, is daily lessening that distinctioi of" caste " which has hitherto predominated in this Colony. But a very few years ago-it would have been considered great presumption'for any lex member of the bond class (no matter how exem plary his outer life while in this 'Colony might have been) to have attempted to introduee ;him self into any social position. Without any soli citation however on their part, ve find many of them now taking a prominent place, and having a voice in the daily working- of our system either- as Committee men of out Mechanics' In stitutes, as Jurors, as- Ratepayers, or in other ca pacities .where their tried integrityfor a long series of years has proved them worthy of con fidence. . :.. These facts have led me to see that a great anomaly: exists in this town ; with so small a population, it is quite clear the "Mechanics...
ELOQUENCE OUT WEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 9 May 1868
ELOQUENCE OUT WEST.--If I'm elected to this office, I will representmy constituents as the sea represents the earth or tile night con trasts with the day. I will, unrivet human society, clean all its parts, and'screw it together again. I will correct all abuses, purge out all corruption, and pass through the enemies of our party like a rat through a new cheese, .My chief recommendations are that, at a public dinner given to---, I ate more than any two men at the table ; at the late election I put in three votes for the'party ; I: havejust-bought a new suitof clothes that will do to wear-in Congress ;;andI've 'got the handsomost sister in old Kentucky.--'Yankee Paper. i 'A ~nETTY:and well-dressed young lady, after looking at several pairs of gloves, lavender co lobured, in a shop lately, shocked the assistantlby -asking liiji whichpiir he thouight the lavender est. I T is related that turkey-cocks are made to dohens duty in France. They are made drunk with wine,their breasts plucked,...