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WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 December 1864
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. The notorious Redpath, who for a length of time has enjoyed a ticket-of-leave, has been returned to the convict establishment for twelve months for insolence to the llev. Mr. Bostock. The Flying Foam has sailed from Perth with an expedition despatched by the Roebuck Bay Association. She also took a small cpuantity of stock. Four desperadoes-of the worst class of convicts-who recently escaped from the road gang, have been captured at an out- station sixty miles from Kogonup. The Perth Enquirer says the convict class are fast thrusting out the free settlers, and that every vessel leaving for the eastern colonies, takes a full freight of the latter class. Lomas, the bushranger, has been captured at Victoria Plains. It is said that he is insane. The Yanganooka copper mines are reported to be yielding splendidly.
SPORTING. WAGGA WAGGA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 December 1864
; SPORTING. ; WAGGA WAGGA. RACES. J, Tins tarnte country meeting took place on the 24th, 25th 'Ifo and 28th j November. The weather was splendid. On the first day the Murrumbidgee St. Leger, 60 sovereigns, distance 14 miles, waswon by Young Martin. Ladies'Purse, 100 soys., 2 miles, by Smbeam. Hack Race, 15 sovereigns, Wait-a-While. Second Day.-Hnrdle Race, 50 sovareigns, won by Highflyer. Trial Stakes, i0 sovereigns, Ida. Third Day.-Town Plate, 100 sovereigns, wih a sweep of 10 sovereigns, O'K first, the Jew second. A p»test was entered. Prince of Wales Stakes, 40 sovereigns, lia. Consolation Stakes, 30 sovereigns, Princess. Forced Handiiap, 30 sovereigns, Young Martin first. The membe s of Tattersalls have decided to hold a days racing at Randwick m the 2nd January. Considering that it will be an * off day's ' mort, the programme is most liberal. The old trysbing-place at Homebush, is to be the scene of a race meeting at Eaiter. Mr. Dawson, the lessee of the estate, having generous...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 December 1864
VICTORIA. The new Parliament met on the 2Stli ult. Sir William Stawell (Chief Justice) ami Judge Barry officiated as Commissioners to swear in the Members. Sir Francis Murphy was unanimously elected Speaker, after which the House adjourned until the fol- lowing day, when the Session was formally opened hy His Excellency the (Governor. The Speech stated that the House would lie invited to pass a Land Bill simple in principle and unencumbered with superfluous and impracticable conditions, which, whilst dealing equitably with existing interests, would render thc lands easy of access to the public. A revision of the tari fi' to decrease the burdon of taxation on the mining and industrious classes, and distribute it equitably on all. Thc imposition of a succession duty. The amendment of the consti- tution of the Upper House. He regretted that the Border Duties question lias not been settled. Steps are being taken to render the defences of thc colony efficient to provide against foreign a...
MURDEROUS ENCOUNTER BETWEEN HALL'S GANG & THE POLICE, AND DEATH OF SERGEANT PARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 December 1864
MURDEROUS ENCOUNTER BETWEEN HALL'S GANG & THE POLICE, AND DEATH OF SERGEANT PARRY. IT has unhappily been our duty during the past few months to record aseries of high-handed outrages and deeds of blood, which are rendering this Colony a bye-word throughout the civilised world. Oui* exchanges :from every part.of theaglobe contain annals of crime committed by the. bushrangers p£:!New South Wales,-r-crimes unparalleled save by the banditti of Italy, degrading to us as a people, the commission of which renders; the Government of the Colony positively criminal for the apath etic aild ineffectual efforts which they have made. The time for mincing our words has long since past. The position of affairs in the interior of New South "Viales is a disgrace to any civilised community. Our legislators appear to be too much engrossed in party quarrels, and our Government in their own aggrandizement, to properly estimate the enormity of the crimes which are being daily committed in our sout...
STATISTICAL VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF NEW SOUTH WALES, FROM THE YEAR 1859 TO 1863 INCLUSIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 December 1864
STATISTICAL VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF NEW SOUTH WALES, FROM THB YEAR 1859 TO 1863 INCLUSIVE. POPULATION.-1859, 336,572; 1860, 348,546; 1861, 358,278 1862, 367,495 ; 1863, 378,934. i BIRTHS.-1859, 14,415; 1860, 14,233; 1861, 14,681 ; 1862, i 15,434; 1863,15,679. i MARRIAGES.-1859, 3,295 ; I860, 2,945; 1861, 3,222; 1862, 1 3,326; 1863,3,314. DEATHS.-1859, 5,642; I860, 6,562; 1861, 5,343; 1862, 6,524; 1863, 6,653. SCHOOLS.-1859, 739 schools, 32,840 scholars; 1860/ 798, schools, 37,767 scholars; 1861, 849 schools, 37,874 scholars ; 1862, 925 schools, 42,211 scholars; 1863, 976 schools, 46,810 j scholars. . j COMMITMENTS EOR TRIAL.-1859, 753; 1860, 685 ; 1861, ! 820; 1862, 879; 1863, 887. CONVICTIONS.-1859, 406; 1860, 405; 1861, 437; 1862, 514: 1863, 497. MILLS.-1859, 177 ; 1860,193 ; 1861, 184 ; 1862, 181 ; 1863, 180. MANUFACTORIES, WORKS, &c-1859, 549 ; 1860, 745 ; 1861, 788 ; 1862, 859 ; 1863, 1,768. ? , . NUMBER OF ACRES UNDER CROP.-1859, 247,542| ; 1860, 260,798; 1861, 297,575...
NEPEAN TOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 December 1864
rillZE SHOia-HOUK CATTLE, THE PROPERTY OF MR. JENKINS; AND VIEW OF NEPEAN TOWERS, ,\ & . -. ' NEPEAN TOWERS. Ix this Numb3r-ve thiaki UJU inappropriately, renumbering that next week.is Christmas, which, joyous season seldom fails to remind all Britons (amongst, other,good cheer) pf the knightly "Sir Loin" of England^^prèsent/ öur^re'ittsrSi, with portraits of several fine imported Öarhatn cattle, from a sketch reoently taken by our own artist. Theäe animals-belonging to R. L. Jenkins, È3q., of Nepean Towers-are those which ob- tained for their owners the first prizes for that breed (shorthorns) at the last Agricaltural Show of New South Wale3, held at Parra- matta. We perceive in the journals containing an account of the Show, that wie ball .1 Noble Arthur " was purchased in England three years ago by Mr. Stafford for £400, and the cow " Cameo " for ¿150. The remainder of the engraving gives a view of the mansion and wine cellars on the estate-Nep.ean:;/Tpwers-once the seat ...
PARRAMATTA RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 December 1864
VIEW OF PARRAMATTA RIVER, PORT JACKSON &nbsp; PARRAMATTA RIVER. This sketch is taken irom the eminence near the Observatory, Sydney, and represents the Parramatta River from where it enters Port Jackson, winding away inland towards the village from which it derives its name. Steamers ply three times a day between Sydney and Parramatta, calling at Hunter's Hill and other landings. This is one of the many pleasant excursions by water which our magnificent harbour affords. There are many little windings and creeks branching from the main stream, some of which penetrate to a great distance and lead to many secluded and picturesque nooks. The River is famed for its orangeries, and during the season of this fruit it is to be seen growing in great profusion along its banks.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 December 1864
BIRTHS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ALCOCK- Nov. 23rd, at Hill-street, Mrs. J. Alcock, of a daughter . ALDGORN-Nov. 17th, at Shoalhaven. Mrs. James Aldcorn, of a son . ANTIL-Nov. 13th, at Picton, Mrs. William Antil, of a daughter ASHER.-Nov. 22nd, at Hunter-street, Mrs. M. Asher, of a son ;.' AUSTIN-Deo. 2nd, at Double Bay, Mri. Anetih, of a daughter .. BEAUMONT-Nov. 23rd, at Riley.stçëet; Mrs. S. Beaumont, of. a daughter BEER-Nov. 16th, at RockUampton, Mrs..Ö. Beer,, of aeon BLAKE-Deo. 1st, at 20 Bridge-street; Mrs.'John Blake, of a son BLYTHE-Nov. 25th, at Armidale, Mrs. Sydney Blythe, bf a daughter | fi BROWN-Nov. 16th, at Riohmond, Mrs. Henry Hert Brown, of a daughter BUXTON-Nov. 17th, at Hunter-strëèt, Mrs. George Buxton, bf a daughter, v CAMPBELL-Nov. 28th, at Balmain Road, Mrs. James Campbell, of a son CLAPIN-Dec. 3rd, at Balmain, Mrs. A. P. Clapin, pf a son vi. K. COHEN-Nov. 21st, at Surry Hills, Mrs. L. Conen, of a son ; ' V DANIEL-Deo 3rd, a...
VIEW ON THE RIVER TAMAR, NEAR LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
VIEW ON THE RIVER TAMAR, NEAR LAUNCESTON. ! "VIEW ON THE RIVER TAMAR, NEAR LAUNCESTON. I LAUNCESTON, the capital of the northern portion of the island of Tasmania, ÍB situated on the river Tamar. The entrance to the river is at a place known as George Town, and from thence up to Launceston the scenery is very fine, resembling English scenery more closely than any other part of the colonies ; indeed, the^resemblance which Tasmania bears to the Mother Country is very great. There is a great similarity of climate and scenery, and many of the country villages are minute copies of English prototypes. The immense rock seen on the right of the engraving is a. mass of dark basalt, upreared by some gigantic upheaving of nature, and forms a prominent land mark on the banks-of the river. A fine line of steamers trade regularly from .Melbourne to Launceston ; the fares are low in comparison . to other routes. The pleasure-seeking tourist, or the invalid, will alike find a trip to Tasmania an ag...
ORIGINAL POETRY. THE BUSHMAN'S GRAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
ORI&USTAL POETRY. THE BUSHMAN'S GRAVE. / ).( ? ' IN some lonely spot whore myals wave - , And wild shrubs grow, is the bushman's grave : '. : : Ko stately monument there is seen, To tell to the world what the man has been : i . - No sculptor's chisel hath engraved a stone * ' He died iinnoticed, and he sleeps alone. ; Far away from the bustling care and strife r ' Of noisy cities, he passed his life 1 Pursuing calmly on from day to day His steady track o'er life's uncertain way ; But now he's gone, his body moulders here, " His spirit's wafted to the unknown sphere. ^ ;f ' . * Silent his grave ! No mocking sound comes near To break tho solemn stillness lingering there : Nought save the moaning* of the fitful breeze, . / Or tuneful rustling of the neighbouring trees, Or perhaps there may sometimes 'hove all be heard The plaintive cry of some wild forest bird. Few human footsteps pass that lonely spot : Mourners and children to his grave come not : : Except perhaps some travel...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
SHIPPING. . ARRIVALS. Dec. 15.-Melrose, barque, Captain Peace, from Loudou, 20th August ; Juverna, barque, Captain Hurley, from Mau ritius, 29th October. Dec. 17-Coetlogon, Fr. war steamer, Captain Fronquet, from New Caledonia, 13th instant. Dec. 19.-Robert Towns, barque, Capt. Baker, from whaling voyage ; H.M.S. Esk, Captain Luce, from Auckland, 11th inst. Dec. 22.-Parramatta, barque, Captain Edwards, from Boston, 10th August ; Kate Kearney, schooner, from Eromanga, 10th instant ; Electra, barque, Captain Bishop, from San Francisco, 22nd October. Dec. 23. -Melanie, schooner, Captain Nades, from Colombo, 13th October. Dec. 25.-John Wesley, mission brig, Captain Welsh, from Tonga, 5th instant. Dec. 25.-Day Spring, mission schooner, Captain Frazer, from Mare, 14th instant. Dec. 28.-Alabama, American whaler, Captain Coffin, from South Seas ; Queen of the South, ship, Captain Purves, from . Brisbane, 24th instant; Cinderella, ship, Captain Williams, from London, 11th September ; Roxburg...
ST. PATRICK'S COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
ST. PATRICK'S BÖMAN CATHOLIC COLLEGE, MELBOURNE, ' ; ST., PATRICK'S COLLEGE. ' Js almöib every part'of the globe, .and'; for centuries past, the Roman Catholic Chiirch has been foremost in providing means of furnishine its young men with the very;highest -class of educa- tion. Th9 establiànment of which we give an illustration is ?.situated on what is known as the EasternHiH, Melbourne, in the immediate vicinity of the Cathedral, *with which it is in fcict .connected; ; : The College owes ts existence to Dr." Barry, who laboured for jean in getting*it erected, and, duiring its earlier struggles, ispent alarge portion of his private 'fortune in keeping it in opera*) For several years after its foundation the, College encountered j difficulties of no trifling character. Obstacles spriing up on every side, still Dr. Barry - unfalteringly ' persevere! ; but, unfortunately, just as the establishment was becoming self-, supporting, he ¡became involved in a dispute with his religious' supe...
VIEW OF THE NORTH EASTERN PORTION OF [?] JACKSON. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
VIEW OF THE NORTH EASTERN PORTION T» popr JACKSON. ? r ' £H ,numerous beautífttl viewB,: which w mamifi "feX affords would if we were so minded/furnia? su rillusfcrations of our journal ¡for at least a year. It ~w vast kaleidoscope-eyery tur^ disclosing fresh beauSSi -meena to give a senes of the most romantic of these scenes!,*. AiSïïi- 'T"ÏÏ ?the'.PurPow. they will at least «how^i distant readenrthat mjlispeiwin^her'favoürs Nature has^eSLw with no niggardly hand to warda Ne w South Wales. \î >" . VIEW 'Olí1 THE NORTH EASTERN PORTION OF PORT JACKSON, i
VIEW OF PORT CHALMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
VIEW CHALMERS. , \ ' " ' t ,YI£W OF PORT CHALMERS. THB town pf lninedin has always been.recognised .as the,capital; of the province of Otago.! ! The position of Dunedin renders:ii¡\ impossible for vessels of any gïeat draught of water to go up to the town, and hence -all its maritime .¡business passes through]] Port Chalmers. Thé discovery:o£. the Otago gold diggings, gavel a great iáaípetuB to the\port Í(pr¿o^ 'period'"a few1: small; . ".M:'-¡.! -?' '* ' ?' "y :r. .. .*':';"i'kl-...- ' .:.'' ?í!"¡ coasters and traders were |)ae ,Oh entered the nar-, hour, biit, with the magi&c^ all became changed. The hitherto deserted", barrenbm^ enterprise of immigrants^ noble .i..- i * ~ " - -^^ steamers, the nieai were1? laid on. to form regular! ^^eigluSoùring c^ôniëg^in."a. clipper ships from all par! ^fastest and finest in 'the es of communication ..all! became clanged, while, the old identity,' as theorigini] . settlers arg»j QC^^^R* . ^"íí^^ds^y 'ÄE»IW. colóñiéts, were yet unable f...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
VICTORIA. Frith's celebrated picture, "Thc Derby Day," the property of Mr. Gambart, is now on exhibition in Melbourne. The Vic- torian papers are profuse in their laudations of it. The new Parliament does not appear to be a whit behind its predecessors in talking power. The new members are as prone as the old ones to waste time, delay business, and indulge in personalities. The new Land Bill has, up to the present been the only important measure hefore the Hou3e, and the Government, by a majority of at least twenty, have in every important division defeated the knot of obstructionists, of which Messrs. McCann and Berry are the shining lights, and O'shannassy their prophet. The Government carried the bill through committee before the Christmas recess, and it is pro- bable that it will pass both, houses before, the end of the presen^ month. Fischöl, late manager of the Mont de Piété, whose recent in- voluntary return from West Australia has been duly chronicled, was convicted of embez...
PROBLEM No. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
PROBLEM No. 8. ' . BLACK. WHITE. j White to move and checkmate in three moves. Solution will appear in our next number. ANOTHER EXPLORATORY TRIP ACROSS THE AUSTRALIAN CONTINENT.-Mr. McIntyre-a well-known bushman, who' has on more occasions than one made exploratory, trips to the far interior-has just returned from a tour to'the far north. ' His party consisted of one white man, himself, and three blacks ; with twenty-five pack and saddle horses, and rations for five months. They started from the Paroo about the 20th June last, and arrived at Cooper's Creek in twenty days. From- Cooper's Creek Mr. M'Intyre made the point on the edge pf what is called the ." Stony Desert," where the. late lamented Buike turned aside from, on his. onward-route, arid pushed on, being anxious to know whether it was impassable or not. Instead - of the expected desert he found several rocky creeks, with' spine> large holes of clear water, to all appearance permanent, ' and ^ the country about very fine....
QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
QUEENSLAND. The amount of revenue collected during the year 1864 was £369,425 6s. 3d., against £285,215 5s. 4d., during the previous year, an increase of £74,210 Os. 8d. Mr. Lloyd, late of the Victorian detective police force, has been appointed sub-inspector of the Queensland force. He is to be stationed at Brisbane. The police have succeeded in tracing ont the cause of the late lamentable tire. It seems a number of young scamps were seen in the rearotiBtewart and Hemmant's establishment, shortly before the conflagration, lighting their cigars and pipes, and then throw- ing matches away in a very careless manner, one of which is supposed to have fallen into the cellar of the building, when the fire broke out. During a violent thunderstorm at Toowomba on the 19th ultimo, a man named Ringe, working on the bridge, was struck by the electric fluid and instantly killed. The telegraph offices at Laidley and Drayton have been closed. Arrangements have been made to forward messages from To...
SECOND DAY, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Sydney News — 16 January 1865
SECOND DAY, TUESDAY. i? TuW? TT, e'nof £40' with a sweepstakes of £2 added.-Mr. bather s Udendarra, 1st; Mr. Morris's Acfceon, 2nd belling Stakes, of £20, with a sweepstakes of £1 added.-Mr Keighran s Nigger, 1st ; Mr. Graham's Queen of Trumps, 2nd. Hack Stakes, of £15.-Mr. Keighran's Black Boy, 1st. Consolation Stakes, of £10.-Mr. Schofield's Dolly, 1st