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THE REV. ADAM CAIRNS, D.D—FROM A PHOTOGRAPH BY FRITH—SEE PAGE 13. THE REV. ADAM CAIRNS, D.D. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

THE REV. ADAM- CAIRNS, D.D.— |fbom a PHOToaiurH by1fbith|.— see page 13 THE REV. ADAM CAIRNS, D.D. Dr. Cairns, haying entered upon the wor of the Christian ministry about 1822-23, has been engaged in it for upwards of forty years. When the ' Ten Years' Confliot' was raging in Scotland, he was the respected parish minister of Cupar, Fifejshire; and being one of the foremost on ^the non intrusion side, he went outKjof' toe cs-\ tablishment with the noble band of disrupt tion ministers in May, 1843. The writer of this notice has a very fresh recollection of the minister of Cupar in the very prime of his life, and of his occasional visits to St. Andrew's during the agitation of the dis ruption times, when his fervent speeches contributed in no small degree to enlist the sympathies of the students of that university in tho cause of ecclesiastical independence. As now, but much more then, no one could fail to feel that Dr. Cairns brought all the earnestness of his nature to bear upon his ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NIGHT ATTACK OF THE NATIVES NEAR LAKE HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

NIGfiET ATTACK OF THE NATIVES NEAR ?':,: .;?'-.; .;': ;,:' LAKE-HOPE. ;;:;.Vi':' : The natives of . the North ore becoming increasingly dangerous, and vigorous measures will have to be taken if; life and property are. to be rendered aoouro. They are reported to have boon spearing the cattle all over the country. From the ixntth Australian Jieffister, 6th January, wo take the following letter, written by Mr H. Dean, on 11th Deoombor, after a do'aperate encounter with some of these hostile natives at a plftoe called Iiake Perigundoe, in the neighborhood of Lalce Hope! The letter is written to a relative ia town, and gives ; a graphic account ; of a night attack :— ' The blaoks have caught me asleep at last; and all 'but killed mo. They had been giving us a great deal of trouble for Bome time, and seemed determined to do as they liked with us and with the' cattle, until wo Were ; oompelled, for the preservation of our lives and pro perty, to put a stop to tho slaughter of our cattle an...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PANORAMA OF HOKITIKA NEW ZEALAND=—SEE PAGE 10. HOKITIKA, WEST COAST, NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

PANORAMA 0? HQKITIKA NSW 2 E A L A N D -see paoe 10. HOKITIKA. WEST COAST, NEW ZBALANDr Within tho past year a region -which, till then, had boon regarded only aa a dismal terra incognita, has suddenly risen into prominence as a scone of wealth arid, active oommeroo. Thousands upon' thousanda hare crowded to the shores of the west oaast of Sew Zealand from all parts of the colonies, bent upon again trying fortune's capricious wheel in anew country ; with what suoeess, the oapital gold^ returns of tho past year tell us ; and it is to be an tioipated thiat g-roater good fortune will attend the. ]aboi-s; of. the present. Our engraving on pace 9 pro-'^ sents a. panorama of Hokitika, which, may be regarded as the oapital of this district. Arrived in the roadstead, the pa8seriger is naturally anxious to catch, an early view of 'the pliioe, but be is, indeed, a. luoky' indi vidual if h'ri arriyo in weather propitious enough to satisfy^ his durioflity, since twenty-five days out of the thir...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DISASTROUS ACCIDENT ON BOARD THE BLACK SWAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

DISASTBOUS ACCIDENT ON BOAR& THE v ;,..,,.....,,..,.,.? BLACK. SWAN.. ?-.;?, ,. : .. A most disastrous occurfenoe liappenod on ^board the ^^ steamship,, Black .Swan, frordli^unceVtbrii ai,Bhe was entering Port Phillip Heads; on. Tuesday, 6th. inst. whereby two lives were .loBt. ,Tfi.et. .vessel had . ap, parenuy cleared the rip, when, a fearful sea tumbled on jiboxd, amidships, partially, filling ,tiie engine rbom and cabin; and . tiikingi 'in;. its . exit,, ,iw° pi, tlie cabin passengers overboard; brie .'a, Miss M'lvqr, a young lady twenty-four years .jot age; the4 dangtiter . ;pl a.Qbyern iSent officer residiant,iia..jlJasmariidJi, andrtiie other Blaster Lowe, a S.neJ- manty'ip^, of , about. (eight years b|.;age, the son; bf.. tkVySev,,. Mr,, i Lowe v. (a, pas seriger), who ,,. w£$,Jm.r«#fet,,;for Western. : Australia. The reverend., gentleman., liad the, whole, of j his family, consistijigbf.itorsLpiKr^arid six phiiaren, .with him. No assistance whatever could be rendere...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DEATH OF MR. BROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

DEATk OF MR. BROPHY. ,. ? Aa ^Mr; Brophy was returning from .; tha races, ori .Friday' evening, the 28rd February, when in Egdnstown, and riot far from his residence on tho Cofiriella ata'tiori, he was .thrown from, his horse and saatained a dislocation of the , neck, besides some other slight iBJariea; that would not of themselves have been fatal. / Mr Brophy was mining manager of the Corinbila Company, at Blanket .Flat, and during the long ^period he held that very responsible omceji'e ^^'pnjoyeS 'th'^alW8t^pra'fiils^e:qf^tIie share11; kpiaerB^n^nil^nte^it^an'^^^^ and thp- jrbspeot of ^ilieimi^n^^wjjing; nT^r^'i^ipyb^iu^derihim. Indeed j, whenever; ^his iinflme^^ls mentioned;, by a working , miner! ; -Be , ,,\^Es i spoUeri; oit liri; terina warmer than. ;ia riierp cold.irespept w.ould .clioidte ;\ snd; (from bur. own . knowledge sof his ohirdpter; .^we.iare; enabled to i bear^teBtiinphy .tOjthe^.ster^rig (wprth;^nd;good 4ualtties, of head and lj,eart;,wino!i jgoadea,°tlij9 de ceas...

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 — 24 March 1866

POST OFFICE NOTICE. The. Royal Mail steamship Ellora ' will be de spatched with the mails for Western Australia, Point de Galle, India, China and the East, Aden, Mauritius, Re-Union, Natal, Cape of Good Hope, Suez, the Medi terranean, port's, Europe, America and the ' United , Kingdom. The times appointed for closing are — For registered letters, at six p.m., on Saturday, the 24th inst. ? ' For newspapers (via Marseilles excepted), at six p.m., on Saturday, 24th inst. For ordinary letters, 'at ten 'a.m.,' on Monday, the 26thinst. For newspapers, via Marseilles, at ten a.m.', on Mon day, 26th inst. .. ' : , ? Late letters' will be received as under, provided the postage and fee are ?folly prepaid by postage stamps: — For France or foreign countries, via Franco, at the General Post Office only, from ten to half-past ten a.m., fee, 3d ;? from half-past ten to eleven a.m., '?fee, 6d. ,. :'??: ,-..v.. ' -; ? ? - ;' ??' '' ; ?'? '?'?.? Western'Australia, Point' de Galle, India, China, and...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE PROGRESS OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

THK PEOGBESS OF VICTORIA. We have now before us -.the statistics' of : the colony, for 1864. It' is, -no' doubt,; unavoidable, considering the vast amount of inattor, and tho very voluminous tables contained; in 'this blue book, that we should have ' to wait more than twelve months for its publication. 'We wish, . however, that itobuld bo made p'raoticablo that when issued ' it bhould be oompjeto in. all' points. This is not the case. Tho amounts of the gross revenue and expeuditdre,. and ©f the expenditnie on public works, &c, are not.mo.de up till the 'end of the year, and cannot, therefore, bo examined in connection, with other statistics with which ? they are intimately connected. This ia probably due to the fact that tho receipts and' payments belonging ?' properly ' to ' one ' year : frequently extend ''at long s 'way into the following - year. The ground'- covered' by theaa' statidtiPs'1; is 'very extensive, and ttie tables' seem' to be prepared W^th great skill' and ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

IMMIGKBATION AND '?' EMIGKATI0'N: :? ' :? ??iJ.i.'fvfe'-r-V.^.'JBBT.DBNS: iW'.«^rtw-!'-';:-' A.The following return, from- the' Oovernment ?Gazette, shows' the number of persons who'airived nt uud departed' from ' Victoria ''dttring' the' month of Jannaijr^lSeS :— ???'?-?'???f. -' -'?.--???? . . « ''!'-;f- ' : '/.-:.,'? -?'' '-' , Males F0' 9^' Arrived Fnoii ' males, dr'en. JNfewSouth Wales and Queensland 626 120' « ? 56 South and Western Australia ;.% 273 76 ,'? .42 Tasmania . . .'. . . . . .'..-. .':'.'. ? 175 81 32 New Zealand and S. S. Islands.. 296 '45 SO UnitedKingdom'.'...;.. H.::v.. 177 1C2 68 Foreign Ports'!. ...... ..-y -.-.-.?;?.; -40 -1;6 ;i6 General Total ........ 1587 ? 479 -233 Grand Total .. . ... . ? ; ' '' ^isao' ' ; ;' DEPAKTEd' Foil - ?. W.i .^ New South Walos and Queensland ?- 4d3 119 181 South and Western-Australia ? v. 227 '60 '^ 63 Tasmania .................... 363 168 103 New Zealand and S. S. Islands.. 4d6 100 74 United' Kingdom :.......'...... 251 ?'?'?' 6...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
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WRECK AND LOSS OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

WRECK AND LOSS OF LIFE. The Wellington. Independent has received the fol lowing, particulars of 'the \vreck of the' schboribr Esther, ' of Nelsbn, -'with'' the loss of several livesJ On -'Monday, the . 12th of ' February.';1' the 'wreck; of ' a- small . schooner , waa' discovered' on the sea beoch, '?' about three miles to the southward of the Manawdtu''River.;: She wa3 afterwards found to be the IS Btlier;' of Nelson, by the name being found on- boards, evidently portions of the wreck. In her' was tho body of- a manj since identified as that of James Cromarty, formerly in tho Defence Force at Bahgitikei, and lately employed commanding a small craft (name unknown) trading between Wanganui arid? Patea; A^ box was -found also in ' the wreck; ;/: containing various ' articles boaring the name of '* Sergeant Iiittlewood, W.C.D.F.,* and 'has since been sworn* to 'as his property.- About a mile below said wreck was found, on tho following, day ,-,the.,;body of ainari about fifty years of ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE KINDER TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

'THE KINDER TBiGEDY. pS'noM-irHE s. at. heraud, febrvajCx 24.] ' ftenry. Tibuis'Bertraridwasi yesterday charged with ; the' murder of -Henry Kinder,'al* St. Leonards. . ; '.Thomas -Glaistdr,' photographic artist^1 'sworn-: On Monday^ thp&ndNovemb'er, I Baw'Mr'Klnder, between iinecarid ten o'clock, in .the morning.', as' *we wero both , coming from the\ ^6r&'Shoro'to. Sydney. On the next 'Wednesday-' J heard 'thafrhe was shot.' I lived at the North Shore? nehr !id'T Kinder's; liouso, and as we 'bamo across that 'morning we conversed -^together, and I'never tiearS' him' speak more rationally.* He did not appear Jn. the slightest degree under the influence of drink, nor was thero any appearanoe of his having been drinking* thiTday previous. .By Mr Dalley: I had known'him about a-year, and never heard him spoak Irrationally.''' I was tiot a particular friend of his. By [ hisHjrior:' His 'talk' was pleasant/' By1 M*' Dalley : I ? knew 'nothing *of his halnts. By his Honor...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FURTHER PARTICULARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

FURTHER PARTICULARS. The same journal, of the 6th, contains the' fol lowing additional information : — The explosion which blew up the stores of Messrs Molison and Blaok, in Bridge-street, was the all absorbing topic of conversation in tne oity, yester day. From early in the morning until late at night the streets in the neighborhood wore crowded by thousands of persons going backwards and forwards tosatisfy^ their curiosity in respect of this mbsj. oxtrabrdintu-y and nnlookcd forflcoiiwenco. Bridgo etreet.has a very I'nggod nnd cl.osiiliifo nppnitranoo ; lihove is perhaps scarcely a wholo^pKao of gliiss in any of, tlie houses, 'while marijc' otV tho sashes, frames, doors, and other woodnwlc-'in - the fronts) of the premises .are no much broken as fenced to be replaced; ;The high houses occupied by Mobsib Cubitt, .Metoalfe and Co., Roawon,, and tho vacant house . lately ooenpied byt Zncoani and Co, are c opyered , ./with debris, some of. the wood' Saving . been .shivered into tho mo...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CONNOISSEURS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

CONNOISSEUEB' CLUB. The inaugural meeting of the above club was held . on Friday, the 23rd nit., in the board room of the i : Board :-oJT ^Agriculture, Queen-street. There were iab'dut'fwe'rity members present. \ ? _ . I /Befbre'the' formal commencement of the pro |ceedirigBi; -.-?? :.... The;,Si3ciii!Tiiii' (Mr J..G. Knight) read .a letter from: tile' Rev. Dr. Bleasdale, expressing the regret of s the' ; vyritbr,ra;t; being, cbmpelled: to decline the olflce.of proDidenf or being presont at the meeting. ^Tuelbtter^alab* iritirriated that; the; rev. gentleman ;for VaVdedHp'tHeriPluB tin' i'tidugurdl: address, which , [he1 -r'eo^ueBt ed,; the i sebrefery tb/reaa/to'themeeting. i/;;}.On^ tlib- motion of DK Chooke,' seconded by Mr WiiiCB^ the i chair was taken- tif Mi 0. Fane (Sheriff j of ?Melbourne.) . , . ' '.-. [ .^^Th.^^sd^TA^v'said^tjia^ttiere^w^^np programme Ipljep^ared*,- as tit war drily ori\ the day but one pre ' yibus/tlidt'. theTns'e of ^ the room had' been granted to ?;thec...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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BANQUET TO MAJOR-GENERAL CHUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

BANQUET TO MAJGRIGffiNEBAIi1 GHUTE. [abbidgSd fbom - Tifis'1 wei/mngton; iSdbpbndbkt.] ? * jS;dinrie'r wai, giyehj to ^^Majo'r-Q'erieral Chute by 1 inj^Bxo^lpno^ ' jilxo Soyei-jooj:, ^ojj'-TfiiiriBday even -.?,irig^;VA meeting, fiaslilyt called together^.prepared .oii adffressV Withe. General,. wilioii.WM, presented to liim m^aoEiq^ledgmenf .of ?.jSisj snipes,: and it was aj'|o /contemplated ,ctp, entertajn,f hub,, atj^a, public .^urne^/. given, by^ ,thp., citizens., Jhej.iStay of the . General being exceedingly .limited, prevented this intention. being carried into effect; but hTs Excel lency the .Governor determined* that th'oopportnnity should not .be -lost, ? invite'd ffie Gouordl to '; a semi pnbli6''r dinner,' wfiidli ' t'bbk~ pl'doe1 on' Thursday :.fight.-;^/ t-}j; ;';,:r f ;-;/^-;V;V;^i; j;:.;' ' . /After the usual loyal to'd'stS1 nadj been'given, and the* Health'. of 'tfie' Governor nad been'prbpbsed by 'Drr^fitffiherltt)^ -7 ^' ^,,0,:, ^ '!,.-.. ,(; 'l,L-...r '(His, Exoeii...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
IMPROVEMENTS ON THE YABRA NEAR PRINCE'S BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

Improvements ^ on the yabra neae prince's bridge. - The empeUulhmerit of cities does not appear to be the Englishman's /orie. It ia not a feature of the national character. Ho has very little taste/ or, comparatively spealdng, less taste than continental. nations. He looks upon a ? oity or ? a town as nothing but a place '- 'for ?; busineBS ; : it may be as exteDBiytj as possible, but ornament is needless, and beauty inappreciable. We, as Englishmen and Australiari.ooloniBts, partake some what of -he ?national characteristic, but our ideas ore becoming more expansive, and oar- tastes a little more Australian ; and, though we have our squares and rtiserves, some of which aro dignified with the title roi , gardens, in , whioh masses of foliage are grouped without regard to the. prinoiple . of titrieSdj or tho adjustment of means to tho end, otiil, . they are improvements, and serve the original purpose for whioh, they were doaigned, viz., to be tho lungs of the oity. It is a benefit, ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GYMNASTIC AND ATHLETIC SPORTS ON THE MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND—SEE PAGE 10. GYMNASTIC AND ATHELIC SPORTS. SATURDAY 10th MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

ayMNAWio 4P , wmmiQ fWQm^ on vm wnmovmrnr amaimT qnouw),-^,. v,\m, 10, GYMNASTIC AND ATHELIC SPORTS. Satwbdat 10th Mabch. About two thousand persons^ assembled on tho Melbourne Cricket Ground, on' Saturday, to witness an exhibition of gymnastic1 ntfd athletic sport's,1 wbioh was given by member'a , of tn'e National Gymnasium. Tho sports' had been postponod from tho 3rd irmt., in' cdnsequence of tho heavy rain. On Saturday, however,- the wea ther was all that could to desired, and ever; thing passed off moat' satisfactorily. Lurg*e marquees were erected for the accommodation of visitors, and the head-quarters, band enlivened the proceedings. Unfortunately, there was a limited number of competitors for prizes, several gentle men having been proventod' from attending through unforeseen circumstances. HisExoollonoy the Go vernor, accompanied by his aido-do-camp, Captain Tyler, arrived at fivo minutes to' three o'clock, and remained for more than two hours ; and on rotifie ing he wus lou...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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PRESENTATION OF A TESTIMONIAL TO MR DAVID SYME. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

PRESENTATION ^OF A^ TESTIMON^L-TJO ??''''.. A number of gentlemen ; assembled, on ^'Tuesday, 6th.inst., at MenzieB' Hotel,- Iiatrobe-streefc', topaya compliment to ' Mr ?'_ David' Syme,!- 'brie 'of1 the' pro-: ?' prietprS;Sf -the Age ; riewspa'p'erj on ' the' dconsio'n of His departure for England \ per* Sussex,' whlbh, soilpd next day.'' Amongst 'the gentlemen present were tlie hon. the Treasurer, the hon. the Minister of Mines, the horiY'Mr;Pettett, M.L.O. ; Messrs' Bindon, King, ' Balfour, Biirtt, Yale, Wil'son, 'Lbngm^re^Watkins,: :Keeyes, G^Pi'Smith, Burrowea andM'KeanjM.P.'B'; MJr' ?Seliat; 'of * M'duiloSn^'SelJar . andi'Co; ;,;;Mr Eblfe, of Kolfe, Bailey, and Co. ; Mr' Thomas M'Oombie, whohos reoontly, returned to the colony'^ t Mr,E7erard^ Mr George, Syme, Mr H. J. Smith, Mr FergUBon, and other gentlemen. ? _, :.. '-. .:? t ! .. Mr-RoWE, on taking the chair, said : I wish some one more competent than I a in had been deputod to undertake i what ; is nevertheless to me a pleas...

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THE MURDER OF DR. SAENGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

THE MURDER' ^'6F;DRi SAENGER. At thoBallaWat!Cirbuit?Gour't, 23rd?'tiltM;VJameB Jones; (85), pleaded Not Guilty tb having'falpnibuyy murdered Louis' Sa'engor, at Newtpwti ; Jo^'the'^nd ? Ootobor, 1865. ? The prisonor was undefended,' he having refused to rotainvcounsei*1 A ' «? ' ? ?? ?/? The Grown Prosecutor -'opened the case, remark ing on the cold-blooded nature of tho murder; and ila deliberate' exeoution. Tho absouoo of all ap parent motive, and tho mysterious 'conduot' of tho prisoner wa's'refcrred'tb.S ?!/.??;'.'??' -?v- 'tc^'-^h' ;:? \'X' ; Tho follbwirigi'pYiaence was balled :— - - 'VVm.'Hendoeii 'residing ;at:!Newtowri, Scarsdalo, deposed that ;bn' tho'2rid of -Ootober, 1865;'' he*:'was going from Ills dinner to liis' work at 'u quarter to onp..-!' Ho saw; HmiDger 'at' Wm. Hama'si' wear tho Wlioal Kitty bltitai, ? Bid him the'timo bt day. Saw tKo prisonPrflrBt ihUt' di»y in converflatibn with Si»enger,' ' T-hb'dootbr fcoolrhpld of his horse's reino to tarn him round, when ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
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CELEBRATION OF ST. DAVID'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

CELEBRATION OF ST. DAVID'S DAT. Between seventy and eighty gentlemen assemble d at the Hummums Hotel, Bourke-street west, on the ? 1st inst., to celebrate the anniversary of St. David's Day. ' An excollent repast .was provided by Mr: Cooper, the landlord of the hotel. ; ? -.,:.: The bhair 'was taken by Dr. Thomas, who was supported on his right by Mr ~S.Cc. Davies, M.L.A., and Drs. Barker and Howitt, jun. ; and, on his left, by Major Hall, Captain Standish and Mr John Edwards, M.L.A. ,.,\Tho vioe-ohairs were filled respectively by tho hon. J. B. Humffray and Mr G. Evans,,M.L.A. ;.J,^n, :,,:. -_- ., ,J. . . , After dinner had' p.ben' disposed of,.; The'CHAiKMAN(. ^rbppsed the health of 'Her Gracious Majesty the Queen,' which was most loyally receiyecLv ^j h .',-??. , . -; .-.' ? .-?-.-. . .- ? The next toast |})yas4i^';OnT Prinoa and Princess of. WaleB,' whujhilfayirig been duly honored, .Mr THOMiB.vMptoAN,,, favored the company with the soug, «!-1-Et|o3iJpleVl? the-Prinqe i of -Wale...

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GREAT FLOOD AT HOKITIKA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

GREAT FLOOD AT HOKITIKA. (from the west coast tisibs, peb. 26.) : As might have been expocted the glorious weather with which we have ' been favored during the past fortnight was followed by a thirty-six hours' heavy rain whioh has once more oonverted the unreolaitned -parts of the township - into lakes, compelling the inhabitants of Hokitika east to make a long detour round Gibson's quay to reaoh Eevell -street. Like tho eels, however, they are getting used to it, and. don their boots with much.: philosophy when business compels, thorn to visit the groat thoroughfare of the town, and with much resignation of spirit — begotten of the feeling that the hope of any improvement whioh might be classed under the head of' Public Works' has at last departed, do their little, bit of mudlarking and feats of agility through puddles and over drains in a style that is only to be at tained by much practice. Last Friday, evening the gathering clouds indicated that another of those periodical downp...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
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ANNUAL MATRICULATION—MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 24 March 1866

ANNUAL MATRICULATION— MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY. ;v This ceremonial took place in tho mathematical theatre, on Saturday, the 3rd inst. ; the yice-cKn-: cellar, (Dr. Brownless) presidine. There was a corisi derablo number of ladies and gentlemen present, nothwithstanding that the weather was ^inblement'. Arranged on either side of the vice-chancplior werb most of the professors and lecturers of the university, amongst whom were the .president of the professorial board (who presented the students to the vice-chancellor), Professors He^rnj^M'Cby;;: and Halford; Dr. Robertson, the lecturer on medicine, and Dr. Eades the leoturer.on; materia medica. There were eighty-one candidates entered for matriculation, of -whom thirty-riihe passed. Four students matriculated who had passed last year. The ceremony of matriculation ended, and after a few observations on the recent, examination by the president of the professoridi.sBpard, the vice-chancellor delivered the following adqjess :,: — - Gentleme...

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