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COLLINGWOOD, TUESDAY, JANUARY 18. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

COLLINGWOOD, TUESDAY, JANUARY 18. Before Messrs. Templeton, P.M., Morgan (Maybr),:Walkerand Marsden. ; ' M. orris 'v. Eoilly.-Wilfully 'damagihig property. In, this casei the defendant was charged with. wilfully .damaging the cur tain of prosecutor' .cab, The evidence did not sipport the charge and he complaint was distilssed. Samuel Tturvey was charged'with stealing a pair of boots, value 11s, from the shop of F. D. Cayzer,; botmaker, Smith street, Collingwood; was "sent to gaol,for three mbnothse Charles Beechenow was charged with slaughtering sheep on hise premises in Ramsden street, the same not being licensed abbatoirs.. Mr. ,MoK?ean appeared to prosecute and M~r. Gillott for defences after a very lengthened hearing the bench imposed a penalty of 40s. with es. costs. Mr. Gillott gave notice of appeal. M Gray was charged with' a similar offence, except that the animals, slaughtered were two pigs, Fined 40s. with lOs. ed. costs. Messrs. Marsden and 'Walker left the bench. Local B...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POLICE. FITZROY— MONDAY, JANUARY 17TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

, POLICE.` FPITZBOY-ModbAY, JANiiAiiY l7iff. Before Messrs. vMahoney (mayor) Marsden .Woodhead, Delbridge, Bennetts, and T. Kidney. John Sutcliffe McGoiro was charged with obtaininig money' by means of a, valueless ohequo. The evidence wont to shoiw that prisoner gave the cheque to Mrs. Leaver, of the Lor4'Newry hotel inpaymont for board and ,lodging and received 2s. Od. change. The cheque was presented at the bank and retnrned niarked *-no account." The matter wad placed in the hands of the policoeand prisoner arrested by detective Berrell on being told'what he was arrested for, he said " Haen't that been settled yet?, I thought Mr. Hyde had settled it' It was a foolish thing for me to do." For th6'defence, the prisoner said he had beoon i member of the polieq force in the Northern Territory, but had to. leave on account of ill-health, his wife, was still at Port Darwin and in the rooocelpt of a salary .of 20 per month,-sho had promised to remnit him money to the E.S. & A,C...

Publication Title: Mercury
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COLLINGWOOD, FRIDAY, JANUARY 21ST. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

COLLI0TG WOOD,F noDAY, JANUARB 21si'. Boforo Messrs. Walker, (chairman) Bow. ring,Wopd, and'W. Kidney. •A. young lad .named Edward MoMillan was charged with stealing fruit from the gardex of Mr~ Latham, of Northcote. The chairman gave prisoner a severe lecture and ordered him to be looked up for six hours. ;Bell v. Downey. Defendant who is the landlord of the Suffolk hotel, vas proceeded against'under section 14 of the Dog Act. Theoabinplianantl was a girl about 13 years of ag A. fter a patient hearing, the case was dibmissed. Eloms v. Elms.-Maintonance. A great dual of evidence was given, disclosing aend state of things, apparently causedby the husband'sintomperato habits. The defend. ant promised to pay £1 .s, towards the support of his wife and seven children, and the cain was adjourned for four weeks. iliack v. Trudgoon,-Insulting language. Finod 20d. with 6s. costs, in default seven days in gaol. Black v. Flold.-Wilfully damaging pro. party. The defendant, a small boy said to b...

Publication Title: Mercury
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FITZROY—THURSDAY, JANUARY 18TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

FITZRqOY-TtUIBSDAT, JANUARY 18THr. Before Messrs. Mahony. (mayor), Wood. head, McLean, Marsden, and T. Kidney. Mary Molnerny charged with beingdrunk and disorderly was fined 5s. or 48 hours in John SutoliffMcGuire on remand charged with obtaining money under false pretences by means of a valueless cheque was dis charged. - Paul Roulston, a German blacksmith carrying on' business' in Victoria Parade, charged his next door neighbour, James, Greenlan. with unlawful assault. Theo parties, had a row about putting up a sign board' over ' lane, and complainant made use of some insulting behaviour towards defendant, who then committed the assault complained of, by striking him. with his hand; Fined 2s. 6d. with £1 6s, costs, : Health Inspector v..The Omnibus Com pany.-Deposlting night soil contrary to the provision of by-law N'o. 30, without' a permit. Fined sBe.' Mary Ann Davis charged with insulting behaviour in Hanover, street was fined 5s. or 24 hours imprisonment. George O'Connor was o...

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CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily endorse the opinions of correspondents. CHRISTMAS-TREE ENTERTAINMENT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

CORRESPONDENCE. We do not' ocessulilyeiderqe th j9 nlona of correspondents. CHRISTMAS-TREE ENTERTAINMEN " iTO TMrEDITOa OFTIE ~RUURT. Sin-LWilla ypu alow m to qger p qest, as an a grieved paiilorfer, the means resorted to for raising mon for churob and church school purposes theatrical representations, such as "nigg minserols" and popular comiq singing. have been `sp'oken to by some of the old members of the congregation about th but I am not now in active office. I a powerless. I consider it derogatory t be'a *argyman',gve ny sanotion spelon 4mi q, iand s'il worse to des tb pastor of souls sitting bofore his people ani witnessing his officers with their fac blackened as "nigger," or " Christ minstrels,'!, bawling out, lin a' :bulding dedicated' to 'religious use, such sodgs a "Molly Darling," &c. We accuse th Romanist of much that we are guilty d ourselves. If a check is not put to such means of raising money, we shall soon heat of " dancing party".ornmasquerado ball to rai...

Publication Title: Mercury
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GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

A!GENERAL N WS. Honrlen fovir baa broken out .at Olunon,, Mr. A A.naorson bna boon ippoiite4 doputy regt.sraw of Collhgwood. I Sseveral caessof scarletfover haveoccurred at Chrirtch'urch, New Zealand. : , Mr. Curtain beat his opponent Mr. Stutt; . the.6ipps W'ard,leoction, by 810 votes. ,The.,Hon. A. Fitzgerld ,has ,:obtained leave 6f ,absence, from the Legislative Council to enabl'lieiih to visit Europe. ,tPhe Pinuce of Waes I at Delhi, reviewed the troops.. There was a:shai fight. 20,000 mi*i were on the groidih ' Sir Johnl O'Sinalssey and'the Hon: Joseph Jones', are' tihe? only candidates fdr the :Villiers'ahd Heytesbury constituency. . "Theo' loyai; Mail "Steamer, China, : was obliged to return to Galle, having disabled ,her engines." It is,'.qxpected she .will Uitx consequence be "at' feast one ieek behind' "'At"th'i meeting ' f "the'; Boincobiathic Htospital the 'designs .for the i ew 'hospital. wore laid on the;table and:seemed to give general satisfaction. , . ,. . A: draugh...

Publication Title: Mercury
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JIKASHIRE, MONDAY, JAN. 10TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

JIKASHIIRE, MONDAY, JAN. loTu. .This Council mob on. the above date. Present--The President, and Or. . Plant, Bastin~s, Dennis, Clinob, Webster, Emery, and O'Keoofo, , iontamtZ'onsZso,. PrOm 'ootor Moneornol accepting his appointment as health oflloeor on the terms offered. e-o, o... From Mr. Rawlinson, OC.., intimating a wish that the council would favor himn with an expression of their opinion as to the manner in which he had discharged his duties as engineer of the now bridge over the Meorri rook at Northcoto. Movedtby Cr. Donle, seconded by Cr. Webster,-" That tio president and Crs. Plant, Bastings, and Clinch be appointed a committee to draw up a better expression of this council's confidence in Mr. RAewlin o; aIus pa enginoor. Qarriod, The -President 'ropor'tod that' te late lessee of the Northcote tbll had 'submitted an offer to lease the gateofor sir months at a rental of .560 a month, but that having con sulted with Crs. Plant and Bastings he had deemed' it now advisable to...

Publication Title: Mercury
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

EVERYMAN OUGHT TO INSURE AGAINST .! . - , , ' FIRE.' "*1 It ATIONAL : - IN' *ANu CE 'C0030., PAtiY ofAi. JSTIRAt'AST (Limited). MODE ATE I,,ATE7 OF. PREMIUM. DIRECTORS. Chai man--RichaxdTwentyman, Esq. Vie'-Chair.anr-Thos.' Moibray, Esq., J.P. .Th'omas AlIston;, ,Es.P. • `' StHon. C. J. Jfenner M.?:C. Matthew lang, Esq. 1 " Henry Stevonsoi, Esq. Head Office: No. 1 Market;square, Collins st., Melbourno. WM. MAOREDIE, Esq., J.P. * c Secretary, ,,Tis onmanty covers thoe risk of emplosion; from Gas.;. I ; 'THE PREMIER RERMANENT, BULrANDNG, iAND,. SI :1if n fstment:Ad8ociatfbiont ,tRegsltered under '"Friendly Societies' I SHARES :-£25 ;:fEACH. Entrance Feo, Oneohillng per spar;e. Fort it Ssoiption, le. erShare. Offers remarkable inducoments to INVE STOR S, The'mosE lib'eraltorm'zniO't`';"1' And the folloin i ates of interest to JA s T Q R S, In sums of .21 and upwards: 2 Motitl?: 8 per' cenren.'perinum. X8 ºl]I I,:,,.' 6 /, I i.J i'. `62 COLLINS STEET, w gr, Branch OiIlco: 180' Smithcot....

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

R. K E:R SH AW. Family Grocer. and Provision Merchant, LANCASHIRE STORE, U0DDLE STREET (corner Gipps street). Families waited onfor orders,. Eggs and Fresh Butter from best'dairies." THOMAS COLES, Cheap Family Grocer, 96 ELGIN ST., CARLTON. House and Land Agent, . FAMILY GROCER AND WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANT, Corner of Wellington & Langridge Sts., Lately occupied by.A. E;. DOWNIE,'. P.:.D., from his success in the past, and ng and variedi exporience, as Tea: Dealer, nd Wine and ,8plt Merchant, CHALLENGES8 COMPETITION. ,B.-Wines & Spirits of choicest quality. Sg. , J "AYI 12 VIC"TOrIA P?ARADE, MELBOURNE. PFive doorAYi m Dr. Biownoess. and losidonbo for Famllies-Moderato-. Mrs. J' WATSON, AAMIILY' :;GROCER, WINE AND: SPIRIT MERCHANT, 32 PEEL ST., Collingwtood. Late of No. 1. e Junctionh Che~ap Grooery Mart. H. J. ,WINSTONE, Te'a Dealer; ,rocer,, A?i? PROVISION ' MERCHANT, orSer.of Youing" and Webb" Streets, FrTZiOYr. HE i COCKATOO STORE, 847 B$UNmSWIC STREET, W. TH...

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BIBLICAL CURE FOR PULMONARY CONSUMPTION. (No. 4) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

•BIBLICAL . CURE. `O?. :.PUL M.. ONARY OONsUMrPTION... : EXTRACTED from. the Eustonian didae .tio. cartoons; now. exhibited by. !Mr. * Collins, Collingiwood' Arcade; demon 'itrative of God nIature's teachings in health' and`, disease? of' ~ol' and body.- ..i . "Who healeth all thy' diseasea. Who; 'pr peveti thy' life froiii destriittditi.', S.;here, ,qxists ,aubtle,power,i noate .within all-atnimations,' indiscriminately; styled, "Soul' force,"-'"Principle 'pf Vi"tality,'" or "'Raiison d'etre,"' an'd which mo pentum, n ot ony :ineipates: and ,ppopetuatesfor..,aunordained.period,i the. various phloomenai of, life;' but; likewise ever exerts a tendniicy :ndlens,: volens, to maidtain such o&rganisms in ad ,h?lthy.vigor, ; dowli to ,their. ap .'poihtedilimit. of mundane .pulsation, ;or, breath.' ' " This mysterious inipbetuS was by the Ancientf ,denominiated Jis nmedicatr x naturc'": a potent:.Ihealing.,4agent,; seated .within every form' of being, ahdi •beneficially operihtig '...

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THE SOLDIER'S DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

THE, SOLDIER'"S, DOG."DOG :A conbtoN soldier inwthe 'Italian regi iiit of the ~eliti of 'the guards had,i whena at Milaii, i dog that 'a, munhigh attached to him, .following(;him to all his various military duties, and invari-' ably moupting guard with him, and sllaring his:'dentry-.bdx whie6nver he stood sentry'at.the gate of the vice regal palace.t", ru, ; , , a I. 1812;/it thei time of tih dlis~istous .'~ussian campaign, among the numerous regiments composing, thefmlne Italian' army that iiarched' with: the Viceroy of Italy, Eugeoie Beutibarnais,' wont the Veliti, and ,with them the mastet of the; ,dog. Tofino, who was !already well known to the soldiers, marched .after: 'his master, and ct'ossing the Allis' and triversi ng a grat" portion , of; the European : continent '(having ibeen; ,present at several battles where the Veliti wore eigaged), finally arrived at Moscow.. When'the armies lof, Bona pato 6ereoli1e d to withraw' fros ,that, capital in flames, ,Tofin' still' fol lowe...

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CHAPTER XXX. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

OCHAPTER XXX.. OURn readers 'will please to remember a certain bush tavern, in the public rioom of which they were first introducd 'to the acquaintaince of ,Percy Efftnhapi and the two stockowners and gamblers -Morris and M'Weevil . Thei:course of our story re-conducts us to the sam spot, though not to' the siiihe building. The lapse of :years'had, rought, some changes. The tlog-constructed tavern had, given place, to a. comfortable; and *commodious house, of entertainment, known ,as Parker's Inn., The faintly defined dray-track to the 'interior had becomeii a more 'travelled road, forming one of the "diverging lines from the overland route between Melbourne and Sydney." The dirty, drabbish 'hostess{ formerly mentioned, had disappearedi and in her room was a landlord of com fortable .dimensioins-the "`Mr.' Parker aforesaid, and a landlady, somewhat ,spare, of uncertain. temper, and flutter lng in gayrribbons; with a 'ervant maid 'having'a 'slightly:Irish accen't. The laiid ,nround w...

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SATURDAY, JAN. 22, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

.; d;SATUtDfAY,'' IAN. 22, , 176., THi 'fare in' the Legislative Asseiably i behig 'carried 'on. ' Apparently :we seem little nearer to the time wheinW'he House will set itself to earpest work for ithe colony. , Whatever the,members of, that chanibe may;,tliink :of'their, own conducht th'eoid'canti be.any' doubt of tie fact .that m'oderate, aid right-thiik in nien' mst and o :view 'vith alarm' the scenes tiat are, eing daily nacted in ,the:Legislative Assembly. We,haye, heard a.great deal:during, the past .few yearsi'; froi :thhe; repreesentativds', :of 'thb 'people"ab6ut"the' 'nidbssity :of' a' freform1ofi.t"' Upper ' 'I'.ew ..a' iamndimeni pft' he of o ittiinbit we do opine,that thp; npst, urggn41t, rformi ,the, country ineeds is i.reform,f of,,the. Legislhtive".Asiembly:',; If ever. ,any '6tibitry 'was! lel'ive[d oveir '"the *rdlb' or, 2':ad.'.A A ' iinipled imen"' a we' ve, ca lear.' exemp flcation'.of in ,the present ;.state of Victoria. ':It grieves %is to.,.bve,,t record' sud...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

GENERAL NOT.,E., THE Mercury is published every'turt L Morning. Persons wishing to h paper regularly delivered at their p be of business or residence will be charged 1Biper quarter, payable in advance; by post 6d. per quarter. [_ The quarter commences on the first Sat urday in the months of December, March, June, and September. The Editor will be obliged for inform aoion.-,more- especially--relnting~Et onlal matters. "CALE FOR ADVER'I8) Gil . BusinesesOards;-per quarter;froar?^7'-8i:r Offloial and Election Advertisements, each insertion; per:inolk 3T 2s. 6d. Want places, Sorvants,??ouss and ,Land,for. Sale or to Let, Article s, IforsSlo t or ' Exchange, iMliacel-i i?4t laneous, Missing Friends, Jc., , Os. 6d. Notices, lo ý Births, Dei(sI 6 an?d Marriages ... :'.. .; ... ls. Od. To ADvxEvTISnRS.--Ntice to wlthdraw THE Mlorcry:Canptb'bobtainedfrom any of the,.,follomtw nga~ag w : f-ui arpl 'RW per ntjrter. G. CAUNEii -i .L i"468 gnMith tiieti. Mrs. WooDau,.... 06 Brunswick street. DuN...

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FITZROY, JANUARY 21ST, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 22 January 1876

PFiTEROY; JANUARY 214r, 1876: There were present at the ordinary fortniglitly: meeting : of ,the abovetCohncil -His Worship the Mayor (Cr. Mahoney) in the chair, Crs. Rowe, Evans, Showers, Ewing, Hackett, Tucker, Lyons, and Woodhead. c I N , . - The T'3own Clerk, .Brunswick, wrote to say that the removal of the tollgate at Brunswick was being considered by repre. sontatives from the City, Coburg, and Brunswick, and 's the isblIme appeared to necessitate the fixing of a toll at Nioholson street, two delegates from Fitzroy Council were asked to attend at the next meeting tf 6Onfeaerice, so a' to expross'their vQies, The eoting Town Clerk, MelbOurpe, wrbte t6'sii, that the Public Works Com. mittee directed him to ask if the Fitzroy Council were prepared to proceed with out ting do6nwni'elolsn sfreet, near Reilly street, ddring the oarrenit" year.' Referred to Public Works Committee. Mr. Sprigg, government auditor, reported auditing accounts of the Town of Fitzroy for the year' ending' ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 29 January 1876

NI L '1DESP.ERANDUM. A CERTAIN CURE 'EFFECTED BY' TAKING AUMONT'S GOUT AND RHEUMATIC :PILLS Tuis remedy will be found very beneficial in cases of Rheumatism. Rhoumatio Gout,, Lumbago, and indeed all those Rlheumatic affootfons so nearly allied to them, such as painful affections of the nerves, Swelling and Enlargement of the Joints (particularly, those of the foot and hands) Flying pains, occasionally affecting all parts of the system, which usually terminate by fixing in some of the largo joints of. the limbs, as the wrists, knees, shoulders, and hip joints. It contains neither calomel, antimony, nor any other mineral or obnoxious substance, its composi tion being entirely of a vegetabloenaturo and per feoot harmless.-- Sold in boxes at Is., 2s.,-and 3s. 6d. each. s.d h TESTIMONIALS. MedicalHall, Chilwoll. Mr. AUMIONT.-Dear Sir.-Plaseo forward me, at earliest convenience, one dozen boxes of your Gout and Rheoumatic Pills. I am happy tq say.their success is legion. 'I enclose you te...

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WEEKLY ABSTRACT OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 29 January 1876

WEEKLY ABSTRACT OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS.' A.sTAnoT of births and deaths registerodi in the metropolitan and suburban distiriots during the week ending. Jan. 15 1876.. District;. Iirths. Deaths. Brighton... ... .. 4 - Brunswick ... .. - Colllngwood* ... ... 20 23 Fitzroy (North) ... .. 12 .4 Flemington .... 2 Footscray ... .. 2 2 Hawthorn .., .. 4 1 Ioew ... ... 2 - Melbourne (South) ? ... , 18 2 Melbourne (North) . 83. 26 Melbourne West) .. 14 10 Prahran ... ... . 7: 8 Richmond ., . 23 11 Sandrldge ... ... 4 3 Emerald -Hill ... ,. 12 :12 South Yarra .. ... 5 3.: St. Kilda... .. .. 4 Williamstown ... ... 5 4 175 188 * Collingwood 181 Fitzroy 10, Of the total deaths 51, or 37 per cent., wore children not 'exceeding the age of 3 years, 80 being under the ago of one year. The deaths ascribed to scarlet fever amount to 10, showing a decrease on those of the previous wook. CoMMAND or TEMPnRen,- opez d'Acunlh,, a gallant Spaniard, who lived in 1578, re corded in the Apophthegms of Juan Ruffo,...

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CHAPTER XXXI. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 29 January 1876

CHAPTER XXXI. As the stockmen,. after securing the cattle and taking care of the horses froth which'they had dismounted, step ped under the verandah of the inn, Mr. M'Weevil's countenance suddenly be came.overcast,' and an audible grunt we can use no other term so descriptive -of 'dissatisfaction and suppressed aversion escaped him. "Alh, Mr. M' Weevil," said the younger of the men in a hearty tone, offering his hand, which the stock owner carelessly took; "curious, now, that we should meet again where we saw each other for the first time, though there have been some alterations since then." "Alterations! yes, you'll find it so if you are going to put up for the night, as I suppose you are. Mr. Parker won't let you off so cheap as Nancy Britton did, I' reckon," replied Mr. M'Weevil, who seemed to resent very deeply the change which time had wrought in this particular. "I tell' you what, Mr. M'Weevil," exclaimed a sharp voice from an' open window hard by, "if you haven't got nothing ...

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ANCIENT MODE OF CATCHING ELEPHANTS IN INDIA. (PENNY MAGAZINE 1832.) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 29 January 1876

INGC ELEIPHANT IN INDIA. Tr Its isns l w1ild nuiialsj uta.ps the Greeks do; but their mode of "taking the olephant;is )quite ,peoulinr, as indeed, the aniinual itself resembles no othri" 'IHavir pckedout a level piece ,of grtund, opeon, to the sun,, they incloso byia ditchk a circular ?space large enough for the encampment of' a. considerable army. The width of the ditch is'aboht 30 feet, and the depth about 24.' The eiarth that is dug' out is heaped up on eacli' margin,of'the ditch, and serves as a ,wall...In the exterior, wall ,'thus formed they make excavations, which 'serveito 'a hiding places, from vwhich, throtiglicdertain holes,' that are' left for ,supplying lighlt, they. watch ,,,the elephants' as they, approach..and; enter the, enclosure.? ' Then having, placed .threeoor four very tame female elephants 'within the' enclosure,, the. :loeve, od' entrance, w;hicdi is made by. bridging over a part of' the ditch; and that'the elephants may-not have suspicions, 'they •throw a' g...

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CRICKET. SKETCHES BY PRYING PETER. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 29 January 1876

SKETCHES BY PRYING PETER. If there is any one thing ioro esatisfac tory.than any other to a person hazarding an opihion, which' his jildgment has formed upon certain porsons or things, it is the knowledeo .that that; good opinion has proved itself to be correct. Such is the satisfaction that I fool in having given my opinion thbat there woro old 'mombers of the Southern Cross, who 'wore superior to the more.recent importations of thiat club, and' not only in this. line, but whose superiority ranged them suffloiontly high in lthe oriokoting standard to qualify them for good positions' in' superior clubs. I 'might for the sakeoof an instance, point: to the bowling of Jas. Carno on Saturday last, who took the whole ton, wickets, of. the Collingwood, a feat that has never been 'accomplished in any previous Cup imatch in Collingwood, or I would venture to say in any, friendly:, match; I" might also refer to the batting of Dowdy, who though un lucky in his first innings, made 10 in good s...

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