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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

ure hlled with as many pitfalls and mantraps as the way Christian travelled on his journey to the Celestial city.1' The' corporation of Sandhurst have of late taken upon themselves to let out their roads, on which so many thousands of ponnds have been spent by past Governments, to parties, not 'of miners, but of adventurous speculators, and these cut and slash, and play havoc with all the highways and the byways in a manner terrifying in the extreme to Materfamilias. To-day, you travel safely along a nice piece of metalled road, un touched by pick or spade ; to morrow, passing the

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE WORK OF THE SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

THE -Wo'BKrb'P z THE SESSION/ The fifth Parliament of the Legislature of Viotbria was called into existence for tho performance of a speciSc dfuty. To quote the language of th^ speech '. of his Excellency Sir Charles Darling, ft'JA'session of twelve mouths' duration, followed immediately by a general election and the 'meeting 'o'f Parlia ment, has not left to -my advisers time' for 'th'e''pre- paration of various important measure's which' it was found necessary to submit for' consideration, but some bills will be introduced 'without prbtractiri'g the deliberations of the Legislature too much.' The bills named were the Tariff and', Appropriation Bill',' and bills for the amendment of the laws relating to lunacy, volunteers, publio health, -arid a bill^fdf'ih'e reform of the Legislative Connoil. ' Parliament as sembled on Monday, 12 th February, and Wter the preliminary business of moving the address id reply to his Excellency's speech was disp'ose'd bfj* the real work of the 'sessio...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE YARRA FLATS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

THE YAUIiA. FLATS. . Tho district knoim as ( the Yurra Flats is about half a day.'s journey from Melbourne, and can be reached by tho 'coach which passes nloiig the Yarra track to Wood's 'Point. Three mornings in the week the coach leaves the Globe Inn, Swanston-street, and takes the ' road through Studley-park, Kow, Borooridara,', on to^Lillydale, which is 30 miles from the i metropolis*; ''.' leaving the coach at Lillydale, a walk'of two hours will, bring the traveller to . the spot . depicted. ; The view is taken from, tho Big-liill. \ In the -. centre is Mr Do Cnstella'S: vineyard, lying' on , the ?: lirpw ofla rounded' hill of moderate height, and tho ;. :. flats extend .8 or 9 miles to the-' wooded slopes of a crescent of mountains, 'seen'- in1 'the'*- distance. At the' time of : our ' 'artist's t'.!'visit- '': the; 'Yarra ?'- was' confined within' ' its banks, between '.'?' trees. anjd-: sCriibj ? '? and' consequently : invisible.' ? ,'iAt ' certaii''-. seasons the flats are ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ENLARGEMENT OF THE WEEKLY AGE, AND ITS [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

ENLARGEMENT OB' . T H E WEEKLY A G E, AND ITS AMALGAMATION WITH THE FARMERS' JOURNAL. The Farmers' Journal, after a long and pros perous career as an independent paper, has been in corporated -with tho Weekly Age, and the two papers, each retaining its own special fe'&tures of in terest and respective literary and editorial staff, will unite their forces so as to produce a journal superior to. anything yet issued from the Victorian press. For, this purpose tho Weekly Age has been enlarged by four extra pages' (equal to eight pages of the Farmers' Journal), thus making it the largest PAPER IN THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES. ? Tho proprietors have been induced to make this chango chiefly through the strong representations made by subscribers to the Farmers Journal of .their desire for a more liberal supply of general news. Residents in the country, whether farmers orminers, rarely aubscribe to more than one Melbourne paper and honco tho necessity that it affords the fullest in format...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

AG E (D A I L Y) , Agent for, in London, Mr F. ALGEB, 11 ? Clement's lane, Lombard street. TH E LEAD E R A Journal of news, politics, literature, and art, is published every Saturday 'morning, at 65 Elizabeth street, Melbourne. The Leader is liberal in politics, and the intelligence supplied through its ' columns will be found to be accurate and complete. ; The subscription to the Leader is Six Shillings and - Sixpence per quarter, payable in advance; or Seven Shil lings and Sixpenco, postage paid. Tho quarter may commence at any ithne. Present circulation of tho Leader is 12,000 copies, weekly, and it is, in f aot, the , largest and most extensively circulated, paper in the Australian colonies. , ; , ?; Oifico 67 Elizabeth streeet, Melbourne. ... Agent, in London, Mr F. Algeb, Clement's lane Lombard street. : CHARLES WALTER, COUNTRY 'PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST. Melbourne Obtiob: : 45 BELL-STREET, FITZROY. Views ' of 'Roiidenco Seats and Scanery, takon any part of the Colony, at Moderate-T...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE BARQUE JOHN WILLIAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

THF/BARQUE JOHN WILLIAMS, The London Missionary Society's ship John 'Wil liams, of which we give a sketch in the present number of the JVeivs, arrived in Hobson's Bay on- the 19th ult., and during the week of her stay was an object of great interest to the community. About 5000 visited heron' the occasion of her. Majesty's birthday. The name borne by this craft is one of historic fame in the annals of missionary enterprise, and is suggestive of many heroic reminiscences. The work in which she is engaged is that of conveying missionaries to the various stations in tho South Sea Islanda, and she has been built ex pressly, for her work. In size sho is 183 feet over all, by 25 foot beamj and 15 feet depth of hold. There is little for show on the upper deck, everything being for' use. The poop extends forward as far as the mainmast, and the. after, cabin is a beautiful apartment beneath it, with stato-rooms on each side, amply furnished with- all the comforts and conve niences* which the...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CAPTAIN W. H. WILLIAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

CAPTAIN W. H. WILLIAMS. This gentleman's 'experienco as n captain, in con nection with missionary enterprise, in the South Sea Islands, extends overninny years. In- 18d4 ho joinod; the missionary brig Camdon'.y . :Ih 1855 he toot com'r; xnand of the original John 'Willinms, nnd continued in that responsible //position until -the ' time aho*'was vrreokad . on Danger ;Islaid' in !l86i. '^.The ; London , Missionary' Society, having resolved to ; replace her. by.. another, ship' which sijonld^bear the* old .and honorod name, entrusted Captain WilliamawiUi the, inspection of her construction! . He has produced a noblo ship, beautiful in her lines,- strong as wood and iron can make her, and, under his command, wo trust she will achievo historic fame equal to : that of her illustrious predecessor. ... ' : CAPTAIN W. H. WILLIAMS— [fk6m' a' photogb'aph: by fbith.] CAPTAIN W. H. WILLIAMS— [fk6m' a' photogb'aph: by fbith.]

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE ABORIGINAL STATION, CORANDERRK. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

THE ABOKiGlNAL STATION, COllAN DERRK. ' We extract the following interesting letter to the editor, from our contemporary tho Age : — . . Snt, — Having for a length of time promised n)y self a visit to the scene of Mr Green's labors as aboriginal protector, I resolved to proceed in that direction on Saturday evening. After a drive of seven hours for a distance of forty -four miles, we reached the village of Healesville. Almost tho entire distance is a succession of hills and valleys, consequently the driver of Cobb's coach had p rare opportunity of performing 'some surprising evolu tions, proving himself to be a man thoroughly up to his business. '?'?:,-. ? Tho town of Healesville is as yet bnt small.. It can, however, boast i of seven public-houses. At a distance of two miles from Healesville, in tho direc tion of the Yn'rra, and across a smaller hill of this mountainous district, in unpretending retire ment on a gentle slope of the dividing range re clines tho neat little native vi...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ASPINWALL, NEW GRANADA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

ASPINWALIi. NEW GKANADA. Is the Atlantic terminus of the Panama railway. It is' quite a inew place, having, been founded on 29th February, 1852, ? by the. Panama itailroad Company, and named of tor Mr Aspinwall, the original 'promoter of .tho ' schemed . :Tho houses 'are built on, the low swampy island of Manzaniila,:which is cut off from the mainland' by 'a narrdw strait. The island isabdut a square mile in extent, but little more thah'a quarter of its 'surface is yet cleared. Asopportunity . offers, trucklqads of ballast are brought down' for the piir pose'of filling in and ^ consolid[ating the ground.1' There is rib iresa water !dn the island; 'and all tlie water re quired for the* consunaption of the' inhabitants liaB to be carefully collected from the rainfalls,' or brought in pipes j 'f ronl the main land. The ' principal feature of the place is the railroad; with a number of hotels and bars, wlncK' tEriye amazingly. ! THe roadstead,;br port of Aspinwall*; is: very' exposed ; ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SHIPPING FOR THE MONTH. VESSELS ARRIVED AT THE PORT OF MELBOURNE SINCE THE DEPARTURE OF THE MAY MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

SHIPPING FOR THE MONTH. VESSELS ARRIVED AT THE POET ; OF. MEL BOURNE SINCE THE DEPARTURE OF THE MAY MAIL. May. ... ,..,-....,??? .... : 29. Pursuit, American barque, 469 tons, G. Begolow, from, Boston. Wilkinson Brothers and Co., .... agerit-B. 29. Reigate,' ship, ,1031 tons, Robert Deas, from' London. Dalgety and Co., agents. 29. Cecilia, Swedish ship, 482 tons, J. H. Svendsori, from Bdtavia. Victorian Sugar Coiripany, agents. 30. Glee Maiden, ship, Thames and Mersoy Line, 1305 tons, E. Powell, from Liverpool. Dickson, Wil liams and Co., agents. ' . .- 31. General Cobb, American barque, G48 tons.D. GefF, from San Francisco. Francis and M'Pherson, agents. 31. Adeline Burke, barque, 281 tons, Thos. Blake, from San Francisco. J. L. arid C. Burke, : agents. June. , 1. Herman, American ship, 1076 tons, J. F. Cruick ahank, from Now York. Lord and Co., agents. 1. Winifred, ship, 1359, tons, W. Sargeant, from Lon don, via Southampton. M'-Ewan and Co., agents.; ? , ' 1. Hindu, Danish schoon...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE LEICHHARDT SEARCH EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

THE, LEiCHHAEDT SEARCH EXPEDITiON. '?' , T!-?, fo!'lo,wjng;, Jotters from Mr JPuncan M'irityre has been forwarded to us for publication by Dr. Mueller:— ?':??-' ? '. Gellipt Riy6r, 30th March,' 1.866* — Dr.- Mueller,— lam writing to you a full and particular account Of everything of importance, connected with th,o expodi dition from the .time it left the. Darling,, New Sputh Wales, until its. arrival hero, arid especially pf what took place in the neighborhood of Cooper's Creelc We came- nearly straight from the New South Wales boundary, on the Pine Eiver to Cooper's Creek, where it turns south, or[f rom about 29° S., 144° 30'E. to about 26 S. 142° E, and nearly in a direct lino from there to tho intersection of the tropical line and Mueller river, and afterwards almost direct to Fort Bowen, or from the point.where I was directed to commence, the search. Tho search has been commenced, and will be carried pn while it is possible to go on .with it. Along with our doctor, and some othe...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

, Death ^rom Sudden Immersion. — One of thi* consequences of sudden immersion iu water was made upparent in the case of a man named Gaorg& Meadows, who died last week on tho Adelaide Lead. According to the evidence taken last Wednoaday by the oprpuer, Dr. Dow, it appeared that, in company with two mates, deceased was returning to his tenfe. on Sunday evening, when he fell down a halo be tween 10 arid 12 feet deep, at the bottom of ?which, were 3 feet of water. He was quiokly removed into* Mr Twinohdm's Ptoro, where his wet clothes were removed from him and other costume. supplied.. On tho following day aud Taesday he complained of being unwell, and declined to go to work ; but on Wednesday morning, feeling much hotter, he rose, intending to dress himseif, but he had scarcely oommunced to do this when he foil buck upon tho stretcher and expired. According to tho testimony of Dr. Laidman, who made the post mortem exami nation, the deceased was oillioted with ohronic disease of...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POPULATION OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

POPULATION OF .VICTORIA. , From the Government Gazette we take the following quarterly abstract showing the, esti mated population of Vijtoria on the 31st March, 1866:—, ? ...?/. i — - ' Males. F. ' M. W. Total. Births in first) qO,ii ^^ - i qr. of 1866 .. J 3012 29'7 Arrivals by soa.. 5568 2152 ? - ??? ? 8,580 5,079 13,659 Deaths .. .. 2002 1616 - Departures by sea 5970 2083 F , ? — 7,972 3,699 11,671 Increase during quarter.. .. 608 1,380 1988 Population 31st Dec, 1865*.. 357,515 269,124 626J639 Population 21st March, 1866 . 358,123 270,504 628,627 i Noie. — During the past quarter the males who left tho_ celpny by sea putnumbered by 402 thoso who arrived, but the females who arrived exceeded by 69 those who departed. The net loss by excess of. emi gration over immigratipn was thus 333 persons. * This estimate ef pppulatipn at the end ef 1865 differs slightly from that given in the published ab stract for tho lust quarter of that year, in consequence of the final examination of th...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EXECUTION OF FIVE MAORIES FOR THE MURDER OF THE REV. MR VOLKNER, MR FULLOON, AND THE CREW OF THE KATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

EXECUTION OF FIVE MAORIES FOR THE MURDER OF THE REV. MR VOLKNER, MR FUIiLOON.AND THE CREW OF THE KATE. [FB3H THE DAILY SOUTHERN CE0S8, MAY 18.1 . Horomona Poropiti and Mikaere Kirimangu were hanged at the Mount Eden Stookade, on the 17th May, for the murders of Mr Fnlloon and a seaman 'Ned,' of the Kate; and Mokomoko, Heremita Kahnpaea nil Hakaraia to Rahai were hanged for the murder of the' Rev. '-V S.* Volkner. . ~ ; We fervently hope that this awful tragedy may close the inany terrible events : of the last three years in New Zealand. .Much- has been said and written of , the ' justice or injustice of punishing the shookiqg crimes committed by the natives since the slaughter at Oakura as murders ; and we believe that the majority of the colonists condemn tho Government for issuing the proclamation by which pardon was pro claimed to tho perpetrators of all but a very few of those murders. At all events, we have not erred on the score' of our Beve :ity. But every,' one could see tha...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
VITAL STATISTICS OF MELBOURNE AND THE SUBURBS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

VITAL STATISTICS,. OF. MELBOURNE. AND THE SUBURBS Tho Registrar^Goneral's report on the vital statistics of Melbourne and tlie suburbs for the month of April last aie published in the Gfdv'erumeiit Gazette of 5thinst. The deaths in Melbourne and suburbs during April numbered 347,' against .388 in- March, 884 hLFebruary, and 470 .in January. They exceeded by 25'the average of the month during seven .'years', . but-this-is: not a largo excess, considering. the. increase of. population. The mean temperature in April, was abqut a degree and, a,, half higher than the average. Fifty-four per cent, ofttio' deaths were of males,, and 46 per cent, of females. Fifty-four per cent. -were. of-children who had not arrived at their fifth-year, against 60 per cent, in. April, 1865 ;? 62 per cent..,in April, 1864 ; 58 per cent, in April,' 1863 ; 53. per.centl in April, 18.62 ; 58 per cent.. in April, i.86i.;: and 61 per cent. , in April, 18,60. The deaths ;pf children under, five, years of r ageriu...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE WORKING OF THE LAND ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

THE WORKING OJFT&B LAND ACT. The following is the report of the working of the Land Act tip to thoSlst December last, and laid on the table of tho Legislative Assembly by the hon. J. M. Grant, on the 31st ult. , The tabular appendices are not given, bat their contents are indicated : — Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne, 1st March, 1866. ' Sir, — In .compliance with the terms of the 134th section of th o Land Act, 1862, I have the honor to submit the following statement of the proceedings taken* in carrying into operation the Amending Land ?Act, J865. , . ..: : ?; In elucidation of this statement, which will be found in, tho. first place to record transactions with two distinct classes of lessees, viz., certificate holdors and selectors, it may not be amiss briefly' to advert to the origin of the former class, and the number and extent of claims that have arisen under that head through the operation of the Land Act, 1862, and sub sequently through the provisions of th...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NATIVE NAMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

NATIVE NAMES. Those of our readers who feel an interest in our native names, and the meaning attached to thorn, will, we are sure, be gratified by tho list'of them which we present below. Having learnt some time ago that Mr J. L. Currie, of Larra, near Mount Elephant, had, during his locg residence in Victoria, been at the pains to procure from the natives' the names given by them to various places in the colony of moze or less interest, together with the meaning attached to the words, we' took the liberty' of apply ing to him for a copy of the listbf , words so obtained by him, for the purpose of publication. ; The request was kindly complied with. 'h Iri forwarding us the subjoined wordB, Mr Carrie statesthat unfortunately he has mislaid' the manuscript ^containing the oon plete , list collected ' by him', which, however, ho hopes, to find ere long, and when he does so he kindly states that ho will place it at our disposal. The list now furnished us, it will be seen, is very in te...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PANAMA, NEW GRANADA, [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

PANAMA, NEW GEANADA, Is situated on a, iongue of land, shaped like a spear head, extending a considerable distance into tjie gulf of the samia name, jits' principal, streets extend' from sea to seo, acros's'the little peninsula. Its' buildings are generally of stone, arid in the old Spanish style. Until wittiin.'^heSe 'few 'years everything about the place reminded one of 'a' bygone age^-theprivate resi dences, the catlie'diiii1, the'cjittrohes, the convent, ihe splendid, b'ut'never-qomplet'ed Jesuit college— -of which we present'a'yiejy -n' t|ie vignette - ,'(5tb' page — the old.wall, preserved wltli'greai.^ciire^ 'surrounding the city on the *s|^war^ .^i&eB}'anK tjie ^ ditch arid' the j;wo bastions on tiieiand'sidei1 /'in the centre of tho cily is the plaza, with' an pldlcathedral ' on one side and the State-house on tfie otjierj and'tbrough tjie town runs 'the Calle-de-las'-34jxMiJdsl,I'or wliai'is now called 'by the Americans,' the; ' jjairi-street. 'It consists of old f...

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SANDHURST AND ITS MINES. No. I. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

SANDHURST- AND ITS MINES. [BY THE SIVECIAL BErbUTER OP THE AGE.] No. I. A voraciona compiler of a ' Victorian gazetteer, describing the district of ' ' Sandhursti perhaps better known as Beridigo; would probably write that onr principal north-westbrn gold-field: was celebrated for its quarlz, mines, Jts grapeB, its ales and its dust. For. an inland townj however, Sandhurst can boast two or three other advantages. Thus it has the largest hotel, the largest store, and one of the finest banks in the colony. The former has been erected by the public spirit and enterprise of Messrs Heffernnn pud Orowley, gentlemen who have been identified with the town since the days when it was innocent of a brick building, and knew not bluestone. These gentlemen have, with many others, pinned their faith on the prosperity of Sandhurst in the future. Unlike many of our absentee millionaires they have invested a colossal fortune: in the district, and seem determined to stand or fall with it. . It may be ...

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GENERAL CAREY SIGNING THE APPROPRIATION BILL.—SEE NEXT PAGE. PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 23 June 1866

GENEEAL CAREY SIGNING THE APPROPKIATION BILL.— See hbxi j?aqe. PROROGATION OP PARLIAMENT. The prorogation of the second session of the fifth Parliament of Victoria took place on the 1st inst.- From want of some distinct intimation of his Excellency's intentions, and owing to the adjournment of the Legislative Council until the 5th inst., an impression pre vailed, that the .prorogation would be an nonnced ' by proclamation, and that the bills awaiting his Excellency's signature would receive the sign manual at the Treasury buildings. Specu lation was rife with respeot to the aotion likely to be taken by the members of the Council, whose conduct was the subject of universal condemnation. The Council Chamber was lit up as usual, and the doors were thrown open, but the aooustomed hour .of meeting'. and of prayer passed by without aicy sign, save the presence of a few members about the lobbies, who appeared interested only as spectators. At half -past four several hon. members entered th...

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