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Coroner's Court, This Day THE LATE FERE AT THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 10 January 1870
Coroncr'sCouiiTliisDay THE LATE FERE AT THE TOWN HALL. An inquest into the cause of the late fire at the Town U*U was commenced this morning, at the Town Hall, before the City Coroner and a jury of twelve. Sir. B. Driver, city solicitor, was present, and examined the witnesses. Aldermen Chapman, Bown, Macintosh, and Kippax were also present during part of the investiga tion. ? . . _.„—-, fcjTlie first witness examined was uaaries tienry yvooi Stt who deposed : I am town clerk of the Municipal Council of the city of Sydney. The house No. 61 York street is occupied by the Municipal Council as the Town Hall, of Mr. H. C. Dangar. I remember the i&ernooiTof the 30th December, 1869. The ?ffices were closed at the usual hour, 4 o'clock, that afternoon. The offices are in charge of Mrs. Macdonald, who with her husband and family, live on the premises. I left at the usual hour on the 30th ultimo, and on my coming to the office on the following morning, I found & room occupied...
NEW MAIL ROUTE TO ENGLAND via SAN FRANCISCO [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 10 January 1870
NEW MAIL ROUTE TO ENG LAND via SAN FRANCISCO We have much pleasure in being able to state the final arrangements have been completed for the estab lishment of a Une of steamers between Sydney and San Francisco, calling at New Zealand and Monolulo. The undertaking has been projected by an American Company to be called the Californian, New Zealand, and AncfrnlinnMiiil Ktojunchiii Oomnanv. Mr. H. H. Hall. The United States Consul, of this city, is manager of the company, and has chartered the Australasian Steam Navigation Company's steamships Rangatira, of 460 tons register, and the Balclutha, of 261 tons register. The first named steamer will open the Une from Sydney about the 1st March next, carrying the mails as far as Honolulo ; the service between there and San Francisco will be performed by American steamships. The Flying Squadron is expected to leave Hobart Town, for New Zealand, to-day. A Permanent Building Society is in course fo organisation at Wagga Wagga. An attempt is bein...
ADELAIDE. Saturday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 10 January 1870
ADELAIDE. Saturday. 8 p.m. There is not much doing in wheat. Small trans actions have taken place at 4s. 3d. to 4s. 4d. per bushel, and sales of flour at £11 10s. per ton. — A motion approving of the gener.il principle oi guaranteeing interest on railways has been approved by the Assembly. A mngnificent flock of Angora goats was imported, per Collingrove, by Mr. Elder. The corn market is very firm. 4s 4jd has been refused for wheat. Flour, £10 15s to £11 10s.— Herald.
Insolvency, This Day. SURRENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 10 January 1870
Insolvency, This Day. BUEEENDEBfi. John Hughes, of Little Gipps-street, Sydney: formerly licensed victualler. Caule^ineolvency: losi '. V'!'113!?, ™ wnt of employment. Liabilities. 122f. Is. 8d. Assete, lit blfiefency, 13U U~st Official assignee, Mr. J. P. Mackenzie. Vere Hunt, of Sydney, writing clerk in the Colonial Secretary's office. Cause of insolvency: Sickness and leath ui family. Liabilities, 562. 14s. 9d. Assets. 2Z. 10s Deficiency, 1U. 4s. U. Official assignee, Mr! J. P. Mackenzie. ^^ Alexander Findlayson Stevenson, a confinee in H.M. gaol at Demliquin, late of Tanko, publican. Liabili ty f°'*}JB- J°£. Assets, 8U 5s? 6d. Deficiency, 329?. 12s. 4d. Official assignee, Mr. F. T. Humphery. _ Henry Solomon, of Bourke-street, WooUoomooloo, dealer. Cause of insolvency: Adverse judgment in District Court and sickness in family. Liabilities, Bli. 8s. 3d. Assets, W. 10s. Deficiency, 'i8L 8s. 3d. Official assignee, Mr. F. T. Humphery. Alexander Stewart, of Wollongong, farmer. CauB* o...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 10 January 1870
BIRTHS. On the 22nd December, 1669, at Yarra Bandini, Macleay River, Mrs. F. H. Cheers, of a son. On the 27th December, 1869, at 225, Macquarie-street, Mrs. R. Dalley, of a son. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 6th instant, at her residence, No. 5, Ann-street, Ul- &nbsp; timo, the wife of John Melly, soap manufacturer, of Bay- &nbsp; street, Glebe, of a daughter. On the 7th instant, Darling Road, Balmain, Mrs. Charles C Maitland, of a daughter. On the 7th instant, at her residence, No. 3, Bridge-street, Mrs. A. E. Sussmilch, of a son. &nbsp; On the 7th instant, at her residence, 160, Bonrke-street, Woolloomooloo, the wife of Mr. E. C. Morehead, of a daugh- ter. &nbsp; MARRIAGE. On the 15th December, 1869, at St. John's Church, Brisbane, Queensland by the Rev. T. Jones, Joseph Black, eldest son of the late Joseph Dickson, Esq., of Hobart Town, Tasmania, to &am...
Police Courts, This Day. CENTRAL POLICE COURT. (Before S. Pearce. and .J .J. Vickery Face J.P.s) [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 10 January 1870
Police Courts, This Day. CENTRAL POLICE COURT. (Before S. Pearce, and J. J. Vickery, Esqs., J.P.'s) &nbsp; &nbsp; Richard Smith was charged with furiously driving two horses attached to an omnibus in George-street. The examination was postponed for a fortnight. Bail allowed. Jane Elizabeth Rolfe, charged, on the complaint of &nbsp; constable Cox, with having, while under the age of sixteen, been found habitually wandering about the streets of Newtown, without any lawful occupation, was ordered to be sent to the Industrial School at Newcastle. John Russell, charged by constable R. Smith with having broken and entered into the dwelling-house of one Margaret Scully, and stolen therefrom one blanket, was remanded until Thursday next. George Alexander Shaw, 64 years of age, described as a clerk, and who stood charged with having unlaw- fully obtained the sum of £5 from Robert Drysdale, with intent to defraud, was remanded until Wednes- day. The Bench recommending ...
HOBART TOWN. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
HOBART TOWN. Mondav. The squadron is sailing. The officers gave n per formance at the Theatre, on Saturday, the Governor being present. The Liffey and Scylla fouled, causing damage to their bowsprits and rigging ; no sails were bent, repairs wore effected in a few hours, and they sailed away. — Herald.
ADELAIDE. Monday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
ADELAIDE. Mondav, 8 p.m. The unemployed resolved at an open-air meeting to petition Parliament to give them work. The Almanda crushing operations have been sus pended. The ore is not paying. There is not much wheat offering ; it is worth 4s 4d per bushel. A corpse was found in a waterhole near Mount Pleasant ; itis supposed to have been a murder case. The name of the deceased is not known. — Empire. Mr. Bakeweli, Crown Solicitor, is recovering. The weather is very hot, the thermometer being 105 in the shade. The com market is very firm, but very quiet, with no transactions to report. — Herald.
MELBOURNE. Monday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
MELBOURNE. Monday, 8 p.m. The Picnic Hotel has been burnt at Brighton. Mr. John Collier, of tho Latrobe-terrace, was drowned to-day in the Yarra, by the upsetting of a boat. Adelaide flour has been sold at £13 per ton. There is nothing new to communicate with respect to the proposed changes in the Ministry. — Empire. The Barossa, of the Flying Squadron, is detained till to-day by tho Admiral's orders. The Stoekbridgo cleared for Calcutta with 150 horses. The cheap telegraph fares have not diminished the revenue. Klemn's estate has been assigned, and White's goes to the Insolvent Court. — Brrald.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
To those who have had a considerable ac quaintance with the exigencies of political struggles, it must have been inexpressibly diverting to have noted the comments that were made upon the moderation of tone that had succeeded previous earnestness and rigour in some of the journals, as the late electoral conflict waxed and waned. Such commenta tors seemed igDorant of the fact that, as the elections gradually drew to a close, and the candidates for whose success either side was contending gained or lost the day, t ? e causes of antagonism became for the present diminished. While the rivals were before the constituencies, each, making out the best possible case for himself, and the friends of each backing him up with all their might, the rapid exchange of assertion and denial, accusation and refu tation, sarcasm and reparteej was natural and unavoidable. As the constituencies made their selections, and thus authoritatively decided the respective arguments, there ceased to be any necess...
BATHURST. 6 o'clock. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
BATHTTEST. 6 o'clock. The following are the returns for the Western Gold-fields electorate : — Church. Eedman. Eagar. Forbes .. ..98 39 3 Bathurst .. ..36 2 0 Tambaroora ..31 0 48 Hill End .. .. 113 ' 0 74 Sofala .. ..62 0 69 Wattle Flat. . ..41 0 68 Hargraves ,. ..34 6 0 — Empire. 415 46 258
ST. ANDREWS CATHEDRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
ST. ANDREWS CATHEDRAL. j Last evening a meeting of the parishioners of St. f I Andrew was held in St. Andrew's school-r ooius, Pi - J street, for the purpose of taking into consideration the M advisability of replacing more suitable sittings for H those now in use at St. Andrew's Cathedral. The H Bight Rev. Lord Bishop of Sydney and Metropolitan H presided on the occasion. There were also present the ? Very Rev. the Dean, the Revs. Canon Stephen, C. TL HJ Kich, and J. C. Corlette, besides a goodly number of HJ parishioners. HJ The Right Kev. Chairman said the object they had ? in view was the providing of more suitable accommoda- H tiou for the worshippers at St. Andrew's Cathedral B than they had at present. It was the custom of their HJ forefathers in the Church of England to kneel during S prayer, but as the seats were now provided HJ it was not possible for the congregation to kneel HJ without considerable inconvenience and even vain. HI They could not therefore worship without ...
Telegrams, This Day. MELBOURNE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
, _, ^^sgF ?=§^.^- '--l ' -JJ^- --i- -J-^.- %^--r'£5^1p^ .- i'^-'. '^'-'^ *^31| MELBOUENE. . Tiieartav. H.M.8. Barrosa sailed at 8 o'clock last night for Newcastle, and after coaling there will proceed to Sydney for deserters; and from thence to New_ Zealand. The'Tou Tangs, steamer, arrived from Sydney yesterday, and the Blackbird from the same port w-ufiy. The Kangitoto has also arrived from NewZealand, The Hoolding, from Tonsberg, and the Twin Brothers, from Glasgow. Tuesday, 12.30. Advices have been received from Invercargill to the 5th instant. The news is unimportant. Messrs. Gteig and Murray have sold country flout at auction at £11 5s to £12 2s 6d per ton. For town brands, £12 10s is -wanted. Adelaide flour has been ?withdrawn for £13. Comsacks have been quitted at 12a 3d per dozen. The breadstuffs market is decidedly firmer. Tuesday, 2.46 pjn. The investigation into the management of the training ship Nelson has concluded, and the report in -which the conduct of Boyes is sli...
TAMBAROORA. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
TAMBAROORA Mondav. The Victoria engine inaugurated the new year by crushing 51 tons of quartz for Mr. James Brown, the result of which was 772 ozs. 18 dwts. of gold. Mr, Brown's claim is only fifty feet frontage — ten feet short of a two-men's claim. The quartz ex tracted for the last six months has been 19G tons; and the gold obtained 3071 ozs. IS dvts, Although several adjoining claims are considerably richer in gold, none has yet given such results in the same, space of time. — Herald.
INTERCOLONIAL AND NATIONAL INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 11 January 1870
BJTEBCOLONIAL AND NATIONAL INTERESTS. It will be in the recollection of our readers that | some time since it was proposed that a conference of 1 the representatives of the various Australasian colonies should be held in Sydney about November last. The original purpose of the confidence was to devise means for inducing the. United States to permit the admission, duty free, of wool, the pro duce of the Australasian colonies. ? - From that question naturally sprang considera tions of the disability under which the colonies . labour in respect to their want of power to enter into commercial treaties amongst themselves or with other countries. Other questions were also set down for discussion; amongst the most promi- j nent of -which may be mentioned those relating to I ocean mail services, telegraphic communication, the I investment of English trust moneys in colonial I securities, and the apprehension of offenders. . Sub- 1 sequent to the conference being fixed, a. change of I Governm...