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POLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
POLAND. 'ho,wholo country. of Poland has boon placed un der martial law. InSornbs the Polos gained a great'victory, andlthey lro actively preparing fresh forces for the spring. :The conviction is gaining ground that Poland must soon be released from Russian oppression and rule. Prussia intends sending 60,000 men to the frontier to overawo the Poles, and chock, if possible the reolution in that country. SIt is estimated that 20,000 Poles have boon killed, and 32,000 have boon banished since the commenco mont of this haot struggle for freedom. "TheoRussian forces in Poland amount to upwards of 172,000 men. Some secrets of the Polish Revolutionary Com mittee have been discovered, and in consequence 9000 persons hayv boon arrested.
THE USES OF LAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
£IE USES OF LAUGHITER. (From the tlrclcly Dispatch.) LooD Noaves introduced some remarks in his inaugural address as President of the third department of the Social Scienco Asso ciation, for whichl we heartily thank him. They aro well worth considering just now, when so many are talking with more or less knowledge, atbout the best means of making working men's institutions popular. -Wo lave hlald ome expeorionco of the difficulties attending the working of these institutions, and have found them not unfrcquently fail because grown men, intelligent enough though uneducated, objected to be lectured and drilled, patronised and patted on the back by amateur, well-intentioned people, a grade higher in the social scale, but per haps inferior in strong natural qommon sense. We have seen full-grown, hard working men, comno to a ragged-school and sit down contentedly with children, with tlhe earnest desire of learning to read and write, and quito willing to do tihe best to make up to a small...
ON THE UTILITY OF PLANTING TREES. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
ON TUBE PTILITY OF PLANTING TRIES, ' ' (From thc Ieoman.) Sn?,-That forests, or a prevalenco of trees or-shrubby plants, have a most important influence over the amount of rainfall is an established truth. Whoen forests are do stroyed the plains suffer from the double evils of drought and flood. "The rain that the forests would store up for theom, having no reservoirs whoro it might be stored and economized, pours in torrents down the hill sides until the rivers, swelling and spread iig,:cover, drown, and devastate the plains." The rainfall can be' altered by clearing or planting treeoos. Certain departments of the south of France ard periodically subject to floods ; the cause is traced' to the destruction of the forests. "But' that lonely cinder in the sora, the Island of Ascension, furnishes thel most' curious illustration: of thiis fact. There was but one fresh-water spring in the island; treo-felling dried it up, and troo plantitng brought back the lost spring.- Roe gtons have b...
EVIDENCE "BEFORE COMMITTEE." [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
EInDEtCxe " nEsORs: CO.sn1TrTErE."-It is much harder to obtain information than some people may think ; most persons don't know anything, and those who do don't say what they know. Hore is a real episode from the history of an inquiry, which took place four or live years ago, into the desirability ofmaking it new line of railway on the Border. A witness was giving what is called " traffic evidence," in justification of the alleged need of a railway, and this is what occured :-Mr. Brown (tihe cross examining counsel for the opponents of the new line): Do you mean to tell the committee that you over saw an inhabited house in that valloy ? Witness: Yes, I do.-Mr. Brown: Did you ever see a vehicle there in all your lifo? Witnes:s Yes, I did.-Mr. Brown: Very good. Some other questions woro put, which led to no tlhing particular ; but just as the witness--a Scotchmtan-was leaving the box, thoe learned gentleonman put one more questiot : I tamt instructod to ask you, if the vehicle you saw...
ELEANOR'S VICTORY. CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
EELEANOR'S VICTORY. DY TIE AUTIIOR Or LADY AUDLEY'SB EORET, &C. CHAPTER V. Miss VANE walked very slowly homeward through the hot, breathless summer night. She was too sorrowful, too much depressed by thbo sudden disappointment which had fallen like a dark shadow ,pon the close of thbo day that had begun so brightly, to boeombar rassed by any uncomfortable sense of her loneliness in the crowded thoroughfare. No one molested or assailed her-she walked sorene in her youth and innocence': though the full radiance of the lamplight rarely fell upon her face without some, pass ing glance of admiration resting there'also. She never once thought that her father had 'done wrong in leaving her to walk alone through that crowded Parisian street. In the unsellfishness of her loving nature she scarcely remembered her disappointment about the theatre : not even when she passed tbhe brilliantly lighted edifice, and looked, a little wistfully perhaps, at the crowd upon the threshold. She was...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
USUTRALASIAN FREEMASONS' HALL A HOTEL, 191, York-street, Sydney: ALFRED BRADFORD, proprietor. FIBST-GLASS ACCOMMODATION for gontle men. Private families will at this hotel find the cornm. .fortsof ahome. 1712 Produce Stores. ESSRS. DURHAM nod IRWIN are prepared M to receive wool, sheepshins, tallow, hides; &c., for salo by auction or -privately, at their Produce Stores, Circular Quay, Sydney. Liberal advances made on wool, sheepskins, tallow, anod hides consigned to them for sale or shipmdaeot; Circular Quay, Sydney. 116 ROYAL BLUE HOUSE, PITT-STREET, SYDNEY. --APER-HANGINGS.-The trade supplied with paper at 4d. per roll ; light ceilings, 4id.; white marble, 6d.; Sienna marble, Ed.; onk.paper, 5d. t all kinds of satin paper, Is. 3d. 5000 rolls of paper.hangings to pick from. OILS AND CtOLORS of every description. CHANCE'S SIIEET GLASS, all sires. KEROSENE OIL, in 2 and 4-gallon tins (screw muzzle), 4s. and 4s. 9d. per gallon ; warranted the purest quality or tih money return...
THE BRITISH ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
TIHE BRITISH ABROAD. A correspondent of the Times, who states that he has had fifteen years' experience in various parts of the world, says : " I believe we bring all our troubles upon ourselves, and most richly deservo thom; for wherever an Englishman 'goes, he carries with him the belief that his country is so rich and powerful, that he himself is such an aufgust animal, that he can trample the manners and cherished customs of other nations under his feet with impunity. I have soon this over and over again, and often, when expecting a row, have boon surprised to see the alger of some justly irate foreigner, cool down into a sort of contompt, when he discovered his insulter to be 'only an Eng lishman.' I have soon things done abroad by Englishmen, which, if done by any for eigner in this country, would bring upon him instant punishmentat the lhands of the people. I don't want to swell my letter very largo ; but I will give you an instanco out of many. Two or three days after we too...
HEMP. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
IIEMI'. (From the Yeomen.) TuH other day we happened to visit that anomalous part of our suburbs which has no specific namo on the map, and therofore has boon dubbed, not inappropriatoly, "NoMan's Land" by which is to bo understood that very ill-favoured triangle of territory which oxtends between the Yarra, E?nerald-hill, and Sandridgo. In this remarkable region -the best bits of which recall to the Lon doner in a very lively manner the worst patches of Rlotherhitho, Stopney, and thie Isle of Dogs, where the water is earthy and the earth commonly watery, burnt into dust now and then after a very long summer, but more generally inclining to the swamp, a nursing park for frogs, but limited hitherto in its human inhabitants to boat-builders, scavengers, and mudlarks-Mr. Miller has established his new steam rope factory, which, as every one is courteously allowed to inspect, every one that cares for somne thing interesting and now in this rather dull city should visit. The stranger wil...
GUNDAGAI GOLD-FIELD. To the Editor of the Herald and Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
GUNDAGAI GOLD-FIELD. To the Editor of the Ierald anod Chronicle. Smn,-Would you permit me, through your columns, to give a word of caution to parties who may think of leaving their homes to come to this gold-field. I think the correspondent of the Yass Courier ought to be a little more careful in his reports. 11o must be very little acquainted with mining matters in "deed, when he compares some of the claims hero with the best that was at Lambing Flat. eIo must have had his information from a very indiffeotnt source. These diggings will give employment to about two hundred mone; at the lowest calculation there are four hundred minors hero at the present time, so you may judge what will naturally to the consequence of so many coining to ia place that will scarcely support half the number that are hero. There is very little chance of the workings extend ing in any direction, as the lead at the upper end is almost traced to the surfiaco; at the lower end it is too poor to pay for worki...
THE EXHIBITION. To the Editor of the Herald and Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
THE EXRIBITION.. To the, Editor of tit Herald and OCroaiclc. Src,-Mr. Stewart said, in his last lotter, that I said in my lettor, " that I was not a judge." This I deny. I never said any such thing. I say now, as I said before, that I was a judge of the imported implemoonts; but not of the colonial implements; thereforo MIr. Stowart's statemont isinaccurato. If it is iMr. Stowart's object to put the society on a good footing,:. he should takeo Mr. Lansdown's advice and join the committee, --Homay -have a chance to carry out his object; but he must have beltter ideas than he had of exhibiting, to be of any boneoit to the society, for 'it is :well-k? own to any person that has had. anything, to:,.do with the management of.oxhibitions in, the old, countryi.that it would be no use for aneoxhibitor, to take an-imple meout to an exhibition, and expect a prize- paid, befro it has boon proved to kIow if it is worthy. of. 'a firize. As for me pointing, out.. the porfections?of my plough, it ...
SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
SPAIN. The British stoamor Princess was seized at Malaga. She had on board a cargo of rilled cannon and ammunition. She called in there for coal, when the authorities detained her on the ground that her destination was unknown. The robolli6n in St. Domingo has booeen quelled, and the government intend treating all robol privateers as Pirates.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
rilIE FRIENDS of Mr. JOHN JACKSON are Srespectfully requested to attend the FUNERAL of his lato wife. JANE, which will talo place on SUNDAY, 17th instant, at 3 o'clock, p m. The procession will move from the Goulburn Ilorpital. GEORGE RICHARDS, 706 Undertaeor. Board and Residence. TI WO GENTLEMEN can ho accomlnodated with A BOARD AND RESII)ENCE at CLAREI COTTAGE, 304 Church-hill. ?alee ili Rttcttol Preliminary Notico. FARMS AT MUMMELL, P. D)IGNAMH AND CO. hIevu res?cved Isrtir?oi1hn to sal by pbllu auctlon At their RIoomot, Aubuirn-troot, OP Ait tIAI,Y hIA'lrT, f111-l 1.I1 N N tl,D l T O' T V !' XUM?ZV/MLI3LL 3J3TA'I ,T parrlluulrr of whlob will iwhrlly b Hgivn, I544 , 5ale0 Fin %uctton. Wednesday and Friday Nex REGULAR SALES. P. DIGNAM AND C(L Will sell by public auction. At their Sale Yards, Salutation Ii ON WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY IN At eleven o'clock, !'! H O R S broken to S A D DL DRAUGIT. .. Terms -cnsh. Wednesday, 20th April. 118 HEAD MIXED CATTLEI, P. DIGNAM AND CO Have r...
COMMERCIAL. GOULBURN, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
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FRANCE. February 25th. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
FIIi AA. February 25th. The loading journals: in Paris state that France, in spilote of its sympathy 'for' Denmark, should recogniso tho wishes of the Gormans .in Holstein, and assort.that Schloswig ought to be incorporated with the German nation, .nd, moreover, that the French policy on the Elbe ought not to differ from that which oharactorised it on the Vistula and Hincio. Should Germany obtain this satisfaction, the other Danish provinces might bounited'to Swo don, and by this. means the entrance to the Beiltio would be guarded. Thoi journals further state that this course would establish the principle of nation alities, and Germany couoldthon apply thatprinciplo to Poland and Italy. The late elections in 'France show how deeply rooted and determined is the feeling of the edu cated clauses against the Iniporial system of govern ment. Merciless exposures of official corruption and intimidation come out daily. The Opposition, headed by Thiers, Borryor, and Jules Favro, have mado a ...
WAR IN DENMARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
VAlR. IN DENMAIRK-:: Prussia and Austria having refused theoguaranteo of England that Denmark : would fulfil her engage ment under, the treaty of 'London 'in. 1852, while Denmark annouicell her willingnessoto suspbnd and annul the constitutibon by which Schleswig was made partof Denmark, thle Federal troops eontered: Iol stoin, without opposition from the Danes, to hold it as a material guaranteoo foi the fuilfilment of .Den mark's ongagements towards the Duchies. They next demanded the' surrender of ,Schleswigi which, being refused, the Federal .forces at once marched upon that Duchy. After some severe fighting. the Danes retired to Jutland. Denmark blocladed the ports of Schleswig and Holstein at the commencement of the month. The Prussians have crossed the Keoil at its mouth, burn ing the Danish position. The Danes abandoned the Danewarke, and retired to Fleursborg, and thence to Alsen Island ifter hard fighting and much distress. On the receipt of the above news at Copenhagen se...
AUSTRIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
AUSTRIA. The Austrian government stato that the political bases of the Conferonce prbposed by the British govornment ar asfollows: ,First.--The European Powers guaranteo the autonomy and indivisibility of the Duchies. Seccond.--That the territorial arrangements hitherto existing are not to undergo any change. Austria and Prussia have declared their willing ness to adhere in principle to the proposals, pro vided, howover that the Gorman Diet and France also assent, and that these negotiations should not interfere with the present prosecution of hostilities.
LATEST FROM EUROPE AND AMERICA. ARRIVAL OF THE MAIL STEAMER. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
LATEST FROM EUROPE AND AMERICA. "ARRIVAL OF TIIE MAIL STEAMER. Tim following was issued as an Extraor dinory from this office on Thursday morn ing : rPER ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] TheA.S.N. Company's branch mail steamer Aloxahdria arrived at Adolaide, bringing the South Australian portion of the European mails per the P. and 0. Company's steamer, Madras. The Alexandra reached Adolaide last night. The Madras reached lKing George's Sound on Saturday. The folloiing are the most important items of news: The Queen's health is far from good, and her physicians have advised .her not to appear at public ceremonials. . Parliament was opened on the 4th Febru ary by commission. The royal speech stated that Englanid would not endanger the peace of Europe by defending the claims of Don muark to the German duchies, but that she would rather;try to bring about a peaceful solution of the difficulty. Austria, Prussia, France, and Russia have agreed to a conference at London. The ministry, comment strongl...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 16 April 1864
F'jTimn historians will not o0 tronblid muchi wvith the doings of tho parliluOent of Now South Wales in tile sessionii of this year of grace. Tho Assombly soeems to h]avo out livd .itsolf, and to beo sinking fast into -the docrepitudo of senility. It has not oven the graco to hasten over tho little business ohich it can accomplish, and retire docontly from the scono. Thoro is no hope of any thing good being done now, and yet theo sitting is prolonged with a tediousness that weariies all who ]ave not consed to tako any interest at all in political alfairs. i Though the present governmont have o majority which will carry them 'safely through thie roniaindor of the session, and givo thliem the advantage of a recess to ma t?ro frosh plans and concert fresh schemes for mataintaing thoir hold of power, 'it is clonoi that thoro..mist bo farther. clianges bofo:o, any long timo. shall. have olapsed. Th'l ministry havyo dond nothing to secure thliocoisfidouce of: ti' priblic, nothing to warra...