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Sensational Murder Trial. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
Sensational Murder Trial A SWEDISH correspondent writes (says the rall Mall Gazette of 15th May) as follows :-A sensational trial hos just ended in Finland, with tile result that the wife of n professor at the State School was subjected to tho extra ordinary sentence of being beheaded and burned on a beacon for haring poisoned her husband. The wife's character, as it has been revealed during thc trial, is wonderfully like Bome of Ibsen's creations. The professor's homcBeems to have been a real ' Doll's House, ' and his wife resembles Nora, but is of a for lower type. She was the daughter of a well to-do peasant, who was anxious that his daughter should rise to u high rank. She was channing and beautiful, and the pro fessor married her when she was only 18 years old. The professor treated her as a child, and used to play with her very often. She seemed to bo fond of .him, but apparently she liked still better ibo company of some students, and she would not mind to kiss them some time...
The Western Champion. Vita sine literis mors est. BARCALDINE, TUESDAY JUNE 21, 1892. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
Vita tine Meris mors cst. BARCALDINE, TUESDAY JUNE 21,1892. AFTEB the recent Barcoo election (rai decided we ventured to express an opinion that legislation in thedireC' tion of reforming the Electoral Ad would not further extend the franchis) to one section of the community which under existing conditions wai able to return class representatives it nearly every electorate throughout the colony. The result of the electiot showed that members of the Laboi Unions bad practically the control o all other members of the community and that without the " oue man one vote" system of electoral voting they were able to return whoever it pleased their leaders to nominate. Conse quently we need not be surprised to find that the Government are dis inclined to extend the franchise in the electoral reform measures they have brought into the House ; but on thc other band there is no attempt tc restrict the right of all permanent residents of the colony to exercise their right to vote. The abuses wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
To the Licensing Authority of the Licensing District of barcaldine, acting under "Tlic Licensing Act of 1885." ILYDIA RHODES, being the holder ol' a , Licensed-Victualler's License, under the said Act, for the premises known ns THE CRITERION HOTEL, and situate at Alpha, in thc said District, hereby give notice that 1 intend tn apply nt the next Quarterly Meeting of the said Licen sing Authority to transfer the said License to CHAHLV.S ROBKKT HICKSON, of Alpha. And I, the said CHARLES ROBERT HICK SON, hereby give notice that it is my intention to apply that such tvausfer mny hu granted to me. 1 am married, having a wife and six child ren, and have not held a license before. Dated this Thirteenth dav of June, 1892. * LYDIA RHODES Mi i GHAEIfiUUfiHflfek^il CORRECTED »RANDS -Impounded from 1 enclosed lands Coreena, by order oí W. Begg, Esq., June 8th, 1892. Roan Cow (reg.), HOW near ribs. Red Cow, YY9 off rump. If not released and expenses paid will be I sold July 19th, 1892. Damages 2s...
The Elections Bill. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
The Elections Bilk¡ ON Tuesday afternoon, the CHEEP SBCBBTABT moved qhe second reading of ibo Elections Bill, and in doing so reviewed the electoral legislation of the colony, aUnding to tile changes made in 1871, 1674, 1879, and 188S. The system now in vogue showed that the most grave complaints had been made, result ing in roll-staffing in many parts of tho colony (Hear, hear.) Clause 2 of the Bill provided that claimants to bo placed on thc roll must state age and occupation, and that it must be attested and certified by a justice of the peace. That provision was rendered necessary by the number of claims put in by boys and persone under ago. Besides, there were many voters on the roll that were there by fraud, and he was of opinion that those persons s hould be disfranchised for thc time being. There was a tenden sy atpresent io give persons of noma dic habits election privileges. He held that legislation was for tho settled classes, or the people of the country, and not for peo...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
VICTORIA. MEMOUHNE, Saturdav- j At Bendigo yesterday, Harry Clarke and James Major .were charged with attempting to murder William May Fowler at Toolamba on April 16. The parties were drinking and quarrelled, when Clarke struck Fowler several blows on the head with an axe, fracturing his skull. Fowler recovered. Major was found not guilty, but Clark was found guilty, but recommended to mercy. Sentence of death was recorded. Peter Smith was found guilty of shooting at James Taylor with intent to murder at Bullaroo on May 25th. The evidence showed that but for a bag of provisions carried by Taylor he would have been killed. The death sentent» was recorded. The liquidators in tho Kcal Estate Mort gage and Deposit Bank hare prepared a pro visional estimate of the assets and liabilities to accompany the call notice to the share holders. Tho book values of assets amount to £2,099,220 ; total estimated values showing a shrinkage of £1,079,716. Tho creditors will have to face a heavy loss. ...
Alpha Small Debts Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
Alpha Small Debts Court. AT the Small Debts Court, held ou the 14th instant, before Messrs. A. B. Brett and B. Carr-Boyd, JJ.P., the following cases were brought up : Julia Mulcahey r. A. Ballard ; dishonored pro. note, £14. Verdict for plaintiff with costs. S. B. Williams v. Charles Parker; goods sold, £6 7s. Verdict for plaintiff, with coate of court and one witness. 5. B. Williams v. J. G. Howard ; goods sup plied, £18 8s. Verdict for plaintiff, with costs of court and one witness. P. M. Anderson was sworn in as bailiff to : the Alpha Small Debts Court. j
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
NEW SOUTH WALES. Spornt, Friday, i Lord An emin, one of Lord Jersey's aides de-camp, was thrown from a restive horse and killed to-day while out shooting near Monaroo. Lord Ancrum, who was only twenty-five years of age, was the eldest son of the Marquis af Lothian. Saturday. The inquest on the body of the Bari of An crum was held at Bombala yesterday. Captain Leigh suited that he was out shooting with Captain Edwards, Wilbraham Edwards, B. Smith and H. Greer. He saw Lord Ancrum mount his horse, and was starting to get his own when ho hoard an explosion, and saw the earl foll from his saddle. He ranup to him, and found him quito dead. Mr. Wilbraham Edwards said: After lunch I took up my gun, from which I had previously withdrawn : Sie cartridge, and put it alongside Mr. Smith's gun, which was a muzzle-loader and charged, j I then got on my horse, which was a vicious ! animal, and took up one of the guns. My j horse started forward and bumped me against i Captain Leigh, and during the...
COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL. FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS, QUEENSLAND. TAMBO, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
COLONIAL. AND INTERCOLONIAL. PHOM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS, QUEENSLAND. TAMBO, Saturday. noss morning JUTS. Margaret Weatherly j Manning, -wife of Hr. Edward Manning, of Yandarlo, and second daughter of Mr. W. H. Hood, of Burenda, died of typhoid fever, Mrs. Mantung was married only two months. General sympathy is felt for the deceased lady's husband and relatives. A man named Gleeson has jost boen brought in from Lansdowne with his two thighs smashed, a waggon having passed over him. He is not expected to live. BniSBAKB, Saturday. There are good grounds for believing that the Railway Commissioners will nominate Mr. Edward Mansfield, barrister, and thc Hon. J. Thorneloe Smith, M.L.C., to act for them in the forthcoming arbitration to settle claims in dispute over the Cairns-Herberton railway. It is understood Mr. Robb hos nominated Hr. John Reid, CE., of Mel bourne, to act for him. Monday. The Government has received official in formation that a passenger by tho Oroya is suffering...
LATEST NEWS BY CABLE AND WIRE. [PER REUTER'S AGENCY.] LONDON, Friday. THE VENEZUELA INSU[?]ECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
LATEST NEWS I BY CABLE AND WIBE. [PER RBOTER'B AGENCY.) LONDON, Friday. TUB VBKBzraiA IKBTBÂBOTIOÎÎ. l'itfui items of news continue to be received from Venezuela, showing several engagements recently have resulted in immense slaughter. MOSE ITAUAHB LYNCHED. Four Italians were lynched in the state of Kentucky in the presence of a number of their countrymen. It appears they murdered their employer for the sake of plunder. GALES ni AUSBIOA. Further particulars of tho gales in North America are to hand. A school in Nova Scotia was struck by h'ghtning, and twelve children killed. MB. BLAINB'B SUCCESSOR. It is rumored that Mr. R. T. Lincoln, United States Minister in London, succeeds Mr. Blaine as Secretary of State. Saturday THE ULSTER CONVENTION. Great preparations are being made for the Convention in Ulster to-day. Five motions will be submitted affirming the desirableness of adhering to the principles enjoyed under the present constitution ; refusing to be con trolled by men who are s...
THE IMPERSONATION CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts — 21 June 1892
j THE lstpBiaoNATioif CASE. THE only case before the District Court, at Rockliampton on thu 14th was that of George ; Edwards, committed for sentence for imper sonation on the occasion of the election for Ute Barcoo. Prisoners only excuse was that he was drunk when he voted. In reply to whe ther prisoner had previously been convicted, Sergeant Malone said ; In 1884 he was con victed at Roma for hnrse-steaiing under the name of George Williams. Here is Iiis por trait, (handing up a page of thc Police Gazette). On the 15th Mareil, 1889, he was convicted at Isisford for larceny, and sentenced to four months' imprisonment ; on the 7tli of October following he was fined for larceny ; on the 5th of May, 1890, he was sentenced to six months' imprisonment for illegally using ; ahd on tho 4th ol' Mardi lie was discharged with a caution