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CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 21 August 1875
CORONER'S INQUEST. On Wednesday afternoon an inquest was held at the Court House, Burrowa, before W. D. Campbell, Esq., Coroner, and a jury of five, on the body of an infant, whose mother had been arrested, and was before the Court charged with infanticide. Mr. Donovan watched the case on behalf of the prisoner. Senior-constable O'Dwyer deposed : On Satur day, the 14th instant, I received information that the dead body of an infant had been found at the house of Michael Cantwell, at Forest Creek ; on the following morning I went there, and Miss Cantwell showed me the dead body of the male infant shown to the jury this day ; it was in a small box about 18 inches long, and about one foot wide ; when I saw the body it was rolled up in some old clothes-; I have since examined them, and found stains of blood on them ; I saw the female now before the Court in custody, whose name is Elizabeth O'Shanassy ; she was lying on a sofa, and 'appeared very faint and ill ; I took possession of the ...
THE RESULTS OF A DOMESTIC SPELLING MATCH IN A DETROIT FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
THE RESULTS OF A DOMESTIO SPELLING MATCH IN A DETROIT FAMILY. The other evening old Mr. and Mrs. Coffin, who live on Brush-street, eat in their cosy, back parlour, he reading his paper, and she knitting, and the family cat stretched out under the stove, sighing and feeling sorry for cats not so happily fixed. It was a happy, contented household, and there was love in his 'heart as Mr. Coffin put down the newspaper, and remarked, — ' I see that the whole country is becoming excited auout spelling bcuooIs.' 'Well, it's good to know how to spell,' replied the wife. ' I didn't have the chance some girls had, but I pride myself that I can 6pell almost any word that comes along.' ' I'll see about that,' he laughed ; ' come, now, spell buggy.' ' Humph ! that's nothing — b-u-g-g-y, buggy,' she replied. ' Missed it the first time— ha ! ha ! ' he roared, slapping his leg. ?' Not much— that was right.' ' It was, eh ? AVell, I'd like to see anybody get two g'6 in buggy, I would.' ' But it is sp...
O'CONNELL CENTENARY ODE. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
; OJCONNELL CENTENAEY ODE. . f ' i / j (The following ode, or chant, specially ?written for the Occasion by Mrs. O'Dolierty, was sung at tbe ^O'Connell :-Jentenaiy celebration in '--. Brisbane '£—*) ^.-.'. .w ,,-??' .','?.'.?'. -. ?.-.-.?* '-.- Proudly he cpm^B/thrpugh the^ilencjeapii^loom, Ruling us yet from the depthB of the tomb 1 ni' i*olehVibat:maT3ciiamet^' ' ' ?' ?'.'?' ' ' InJ life' w'ieaihHW same, ]''' ' ''' ' ''' ?' Men's souls with heavenly flame ..,-, Still toiUumeJ. . : ; ? ?'? ??' ' iiefbain: . Rolling from Bhore to shore, , , From Erin's inmost core, ? Echoed by thousands more, ? ?? . ' . Hear ye that' name 1 Monarch anointed, where had he his throne ? Never the diadem on his brow -eh one 1 Throned in pur hearts was he, ' CrownM^vith our homage free, Lov'd with the loyalty Ever Mb own T 1 ' Rolling from shore to shore, &c. Slaves lying low in the pallor of death, Did ye not waken to life in his breath ? Led by his prophet might, - ?Rose ye to manhood's height,...
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. Flour, fine, £20 per ton, or 38s. per bag. Ditto, seconds, £16 per ton. Bran, £5 per ton. Pollard, Is. per bushel. Wheat, 6s. 3d. per bushel. Maize, 6s. per bushel. Oats, 5s. per bushel. Barley, scarce, 4s. per bushel. Hay, £6 per ton. Cheese, 6d. per lb. Butter, Is. per lb. Bacon, 6d. per lb. Eggs, Is. per dozen. Potatoes, 10s. per cwt.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
W E have great pleasure in tendering our thanks to the pablio for the large measure of snpport they have given to us since we have been in business, and specially daring the past, seventeen months. ' Bo satisfactory has this support been that we are resolved to conduct. our business on the same principles and terms which have met with such marked approval. Our facilities for successful competition with other houses are greater than ever, and we rely on the discrimination of the public to appreciate the really Cheap Goods we offer for their selection. We import direct from ENGLAND and SCOTLAND ; and goods from justly celebrated houses have come to hand recently by the following ships : — DUNBAR CASTLE, AMBROSE, GAPE COMORIN, TOSEMJTE, NORMAN COURT, WHITEHALL, LADY OCTAVIA, LAUDERDALE, FIRE QUEEN, , . TAMERLANE; and we expect further supplies of seasonable goods by the LAKE LEMAN, HAREAWAY, MIDLOTHIAN, LEANDER, PATRIARCH, BENMORE. 'We lay ourselves out for a very large business during...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
IMPODNDINGS. Marengo. — Impounded at Marengo, on August 9th, from purchased land, by Mr. John Dean : — Dark bay or brown mare, like E or B near shoulder, no other brands visible, broken. Bay mare, P T near shoulder, J B off shoulder, hind feet white, broken. Also, from same place ; re-advertised, other brands appearing :— Black mare, like T over P9 over t-s off shoulder, broken. To be sold on September 2nd.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
Unless the people of this town apd district bestir themselves, any improvement of their means of communication with the metropolis seems likely to be again deferred. Some time ago a public meeting .was held at which resolutions were unanimously adopted, urging the Government at once to make the road from Burrowa to Gunning a second class road. The claims of this road are at least equal to that from Wheeo to Goulburn, and it would accommodate a community who pay far more to the Treasury than the farmers of Grabben Gullen, who, through the exertions of the Goulburn people, are to be tempted to extend their agricultural operations, by the prospect of a first class 'road to bring their produce to market^ Compared with this large grant theajjJJEcation of the Burrowa people for a second class road to Gunning, at. half the allowance of the former, is modest in the extreme. It appears, however, that red tape will, if possible, avoid doing anything to make the Gunning road more practicable t...
MURDER OF COMMODORE GOODENOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
MDRDER OF ? COMMODORE GOODENOUGH. THE.jfollowing is'the official report of the circum stances confeoted with the melancholy event : — On the 12th Apgust the Pearl was off Carlisle : Bay, Santa Cruz Island. Leaving the ship in the offing, the Commodore landed, accompanied by. some officers and men, in hopes of conciliating the natives, and opening a friendly intercourse with them. The latter, assembled in goodly numbers on the beach, accepted presents in an apparently friendly spirit, and were willing to barter. The Commo dorcj and, others eiJtereB the village,, and for. some time mixed freely, with the natives who showed no signs of hostility until preparation was being made to embark. While the Commodore and one jor.twpptuerje. remained near the .village, ..a native standing- near him fired an arrow,* which struck the Commodore in the side. Before any arms, all of which were in the boats, could be reached, several Sights of arrows were discharged on the, party, wounding five men an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
%\t §nitofoa: |jto Is jmhlishei at the Office, JIarsden-street , Surroma evert/ Saturday morning, in time for circulation by the early Mails all over the Colony. Terms of Subscription : — When paid in advance for 3 months, 5s. ; if booked, 6s. Single copies, Gd. All accounts are rendered quarterly, and prompt settlement is requested. For Advertisements the following are ihe charges : — For the first inch or less of space, 3s. ; for every subse quent inch or less of the same advertisement, Is. 6d. A reduction of twenty five per cent, will be made on til advertisements inserted for three months ; and of 10 per cent, if inserted for one month. BusBOWA ; — Printed and published by GEOBftl EifiON, at the New§' Office, Mariden-etreet.
Latest Intelligence. SYDNEY—AUGUST 27, 5.55 A.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
latest Intelligence. , (Fboii Messes. Gordon and Gotoh.) [by electkic telegraph.] SYDNEY— August 27, o'-55 a.m. The steamship Ellora, with the English mails, arrived on Wednesday. ' The banquet .given at Muswellbrook to Mr. Hungerford (recently defeated by Mr. McElhone at the Upper Hunter election) was a great success. Seven policemen were thrown from a prison van, and much mutilated, while pro ceeding from Farkes to the Quarter Sessions at Forbes. The prisoners escaped. A telegram has been received from the Admiralty, stating that her Majesty the Queen desired to convey an expression of her sympathy with Mrs. Goodenough. The Customs' revenue for the month of July shows a considerable increase. Wheat is quoted at 5s. Cd. to 5s. 9d. The Wool market is firm ; and late prices were maintained at this week's sales. Fat Cattle are down 5s. per head. The Sheep market is unaltered. London. The Australian mails, via San Francisco, were delivered on the 25th inst. ' ''. The passengers and cre...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
BcBEOWArCATHOLIC DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOL. ? The parents of the children attending this school will learn with great regret that Mr. J. Shannon, their teacher, contemplates a speedy removal, having applied for, and 'been appointed to, a more important situation of a similar character in Goulburn. . . The' BuRBbwA Mails.— The mail contract be tween lass and loung, via Uurrowa, has been undertaken for the remainder of the present year by Mr. James Roberts of Currawang, who has purchased Mr. P. Sheekey's plant from the official assignee. The well-known success with which Mr. R. carries out his contracts is a sufficient guarantee to the public for improved management while in his hands. Dbunk and Disorderly. — On Wednesday night last, Dr. Clifford was apprehended by Sergeant Hitch on the above charge. When brought before the Court on the following day, he pleaded guilty, and as the disorder principally consisted in the defendant's scandalous-beating of his wife, who refused to prosecute^, ...
THE SULTAN OF ZANZIBAR AT WINDSOR CASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
THE BtJLTAN OFZANZIBAB' AT WINDSOR I ^ ;'\ ?? ';!:; Vi CASTLE. / : 'j '.'.?'. ; . ' . AiTEB, .lris.ivieii; the Sultan ; is;reppr*ed to have 6atoV?-i Iiayejipre seen with -myeysS what I have bo' long desired I &-rBee,' her Majesty, the Queen of Efagland... My father, who has been taken to the; mercy';of the. Merciful, usedoften to talk to us of thoQueen Victoria; but; he died without seeing; her, ;1 now tell tou. why I have so often said that it , was the summit of my ambition to see the fa'ceof her Majesty. It was this: — I have, met' many Englishmen in my time, not only of 'the Royal, Army jand jNayy, but also civilians, mer-: chants, and travellers, and I wondered why they, all spoke of their Sovereign, not in a formal way as did the people of other nations, but with en thusiasm and affection. This toaade me mentally to liken her to that mountain of loadstone men tioned in the 'Thousand and One Nights,' which drew the nails out of the. sides of the ships which pass that wa...
HAWKESBURY ANNUAL RACES. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
HAWKESBURY ANNUAL RACES. [by electeic telegraph.] First Day — Wednesday, August 25lh. The Trial Stakes.— Esmeralda ? 1 The Hawkesbury Guineas. — Valetta ? 1 The. Hawkesbury Grand Handicap. — Calumny ? 1 The Prince of Wales Stakes.— Platoff ? 1 The CountyPurse. — Stanhope ? 1 ' Second Day — Thursday, August 26th. The Produce Stakes. — Richmond ? .'. ? 1 CJifton ? 2 The Flying Handicap. — Latona ? 1 Myrtle ? 2 Little Charley ? 3 The Maiden Plate. — Janitor ? 1 Sylvia Colt ? 2 The Turf Club Handicap.— King of the West..... ? 1 Stanhope.. ? 2 The Forced Handicap. — Myrtle ? 1 ? Conditional Purchases Bubrowa District. — At the local Land Office, on Thursday last, the following conditional purchases were made :— Parish of Gungewalla — George Eason, 320 acres. Parish of Yundoo — Joseph Morgan, 40 acres'; Sarah Morgan, 40 acres. Parish -of Cungera — William Gooley, 100 acres. Parish of Olney — Daniel Herbert, 298 acres. Parish of Tauntbn — John McNamara, 11 acres (additional area on measure...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. LONDON, AUGUST 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. reuteb's telegbams TO AUSTBALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, Acgust 17. Wool.— The arrivals to date are 298,000 bales. The attendance of both home and foreign buyers is large, and biddings commenced with great spirit. Upwards of 8000 bales were offered ; prices, as compared with last sales, show a decline ; Sydney wool is Id. lower. August 19. An insurrection has broken out of a serious character an the northern frontier of Bosnia r 20,000 Turkish troops are operating against the insurgents of Herzegovina. There are appre hensions of a religious war between the Moslems and Christians. August 20. The Royal yacht Alberta, with the Queen on board, when crossing from Cowes to Gosport, ran down the yacht Mistletoe, and three persons were drowned. The New Zealand loan of £4,000,000 has been officially quoted on the Stock Exchange. The mail via Torres Straits and Singapore was delivered in London on the 17th August. The Aurora, ship, from Adelaide to London, caught fire,...
BURSTING OF A BALLOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
BURSTING OF A BALLOON. The upper portion of the balloon rolled up into a body at the top of the net, of perhaps 10ft. in diameter, the lower hemisphere having the mouth of the balloon attached by a strong cord to the hoop folded together like an umbrella turning in side out by the force of the wind, so that there was but little resistance to the air. At the time of the accident, I was about three miles in height : of course 1 fell almost with the rapidity of a stone through the thin atmosphere for the dis tance of a few thousand feet, until I had time to throw out all my ballast, bottle of water, and one of my anchors, which I could unfasten. The larger anchor rope had received so great a strain upon it during the night, that I could not uutie the knot eithfcr at the hoop or at the anchor, I let it down, however, the whole length of the rope, so that it might strike the ground first, and assist in breaking the shock which I expect to receive on reaching the earth. My Leghorn hat, tw...
CROWN LAND SALES. AT THE POLICE OFFICE, BOOROWA, On Monday, 6th September, 1876. COUNTRY LOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
lOROWMLAND SALES. AT THE POLICE OFFICE, B00B0WA, ' On Monday, Bth September, 1875. ?i\ CODHTET IiOT& ,=' LotA, portion 64, 43 acre's 2 roodBj.in obunty; ifflwden/ parjsh ^ Bpbbai^'idj0iiuij|i the'; southern boundary of J. Arthur's condition al pur chase of 80 acres, No. '63. %'-.'}H ',;. ';: u ; Lot S, portion 66;*61 acres 3 ; roods, dn.county of Harden, parish of Bobbara, adjoining the northern boundary of E. Baldock's conditional purchase of 100 acres, No. 65, and the eastern boundary of Wat^r JSeserve No. 252. . ??» ,~- ? fL;ot C; portion ITOJ65 aojfesj; fl/otf D,' pbrtaon 171', 41'acres ?— both in county of Harden, parish of Nurung, on the right bank of Douglas Creek, adjoining and near .the northern boundary of D. 'Proot'8.'oohditional^lirohMe'61'B01(B|8^'N6.'109.~ Exclusively of a road 1 chain' wide. ' / i ; : Lot E, portion 201, 54 acres ^roBds, in 'county of Harden, parish of Beggan Beggan, ^n the right bank of Cunningham Creek, adjoining the southern boundary of Jam...
LONDON WOOL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
LONDON WOOL REPORT. The next sales in London will commence on August 17, and Messrs. Hazard and Caldecott see no reason to doubt a continuance of late rates; the quantity of ^NewZealancl to be brought for ward will be heavy, but thiB description sold com paratively cheaDer than other sorts during- May Sales, and we learn that the loss in weight has been somewhat lighter than was expected; this may .tend to steady prices when the -bulk is brought forward. Mr. W. Mort says :— ' The Bales which were in progress when we last wrote were brought to a clone on the 17 ult. ; the prices of last week show- £p ing. a decline on those previously realised* during ^ the Beries, and competition generally being weaker. This is however a symptom that we have often observed at the end of a series, and we do not therefore wish to lay too much stress -upon it. Since the close of the sales our market has been quiescent, and W6 hear of no transactions worth mentioning. Trade in the North is fairly good, ...
EUROPEAN MAIL NEWS. THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE IN NEW GRANADA. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
? EUROPEAN MML-4JEW6- r : THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE IN NEW '' - GRANADA. - :: MAItAOAiBO, ?May SO.^Onihe-inorningi'of the 28th instant, this community was startled by the appalling news: of. the i entire destruction by an earthquake of the city of San Jose de Cucuta in Columbia, on the 18th instant, at half-past 11 a.m. The first shock, accompanied by loud subterranean detonations, levelled every wall in. the city, and buried under its ruins 'in Wat single instant of time some 8000 human beings out of a population of 10,000 souls, ianil of those then spared many have since died or their injuries, and others remain seriously affected in mind. The account given by the unhappy beings who have fled the doomed spot and are daily arriving here, is har rowing in the ?extreme. The first care of the few saved, after they could collect their shattered senses, was to succour those whose shrieks for aid filled the air on every side ; but their efforts in many*scase8 were rendered ' futile by the con...
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, COWRA, On Monday, 6th September, 1875. COUNTRY LOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, COWRA, On Monday, Gth September, 1875. C013NTRY LOTS. Lot A, portion 52, 50 acres, ' in the county of Forbes, parish of Gooloogong, ? on the left bank of Pipeclay. Creek, and about 3£ milep down the creek from J. B. M'Inerney's conditional purchase of 100 acres, No. 23. Bengeralbigong Run. Selected by E. Bray. Upset price, £1 per acre. ?
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 28 August 1875
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AOT) ^EgPATQH pJf MAILS. ..' .:..-?_? ?'* ' Arrivals. ? . ...,..; -:\ ? -.-; JVom'Yaas &Tangroangaf oo i On Tuesday, Wed-. nesday, ThursAay, nndSatmday,B.t ii-.ia. From Young ^diMtob^tf^Onpfcna^yjiWfiflnes day, and FMj^at^OiaJni. i# ^ ' . i '-':;.- FromDaltoh,aii^%eiPM^:^Ji Saturday, Sat 6 From Reid's FlaV'vta^ogmore : .On Monday, fit , . . 6 p.m. ..'?.. . Departures. . For YaBB and Tangmangaroo : On ,Supdaj,,Mqn- : day, Wednesday, and Friday, etUa.m. - For Young & Marengo: On Wednesday, Thursday,' . and Saturday, at 4'20 pirn. For ^ye^Park-and Calton 1 -=On JEWday, at 7.a.m. - . - For lfeia;s. FJat, ^ta^rogmbre : ; On ^Sunday, at 6a.m. f'i.'~ ??? .?..;,' * ? \T ?....' i ??,?-- .:*. Money-irders Issued daily, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. f. ,„, _,.„. ,-„? . , . v On Sunday the Office will'be open between the hours of 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., JorHdivery -only. -?'