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FREAKS OF GAMBLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 8 July 1882
FREAKS OF GAMBLERS. Enough has been said about the superstitions of gamblers to fill volumes, but the subject will never be exhausted as long has the passion for gambling exists. Among the " Gleanings from Monte Carlo "I have recently appeared tite following instances of the lunacy to which gamblers are subjected: "A well known Italian alarchesa never sits down without a talisman in the shape of a tiney glass bottle liddcn in the palm of her hand and containing a live insect ; andI one of the most indefatigable votaries of roulette, a Paris banker, positively declined, a few months ago, to commence operations, and returned to Nice, because a ticket bearing the number twenty-nine had been given him at the door in exchange for his overcoat. "Last winter two habitues were talking of a common friend of theirs, who, one of them remarked, was in deep aufliction on account of thle death olf his only son. ,* Very sad, indeed,' observed the other ! 'Iconclude that you ascertained the necessa...
A SAD ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 8 July 1882
A.SAD ROMBANE. .The deathi is announced of Mme.'Laura Sweitzer, at Port Jervis, on the Delaware River, N, Y., which recalls one of the saddest and most remarkable careers ever' recorded. Thle story of her life, as told by Mmo. .Sweit zerlreads like a romance. Laura von Puffnitz teinburg, datightler of Baron Frcderick Otto von'Puffnitz Steinberg, was born at Wsamar, in Mecklonburg, Germany, on the loth of October, "8g9. Her father was of an ancient and highly honored family, and Laura was a younger daughter. Site was given-all the advantages of an expensive education in music and the German language. At sixteenayears of age she met a very poor young nobleman with a very long and honourable name, the Count Frederick Kiosted Schleswtck Sweltzer. ?The young inan was handsome and pretty well educated, but his poverty was a barrier.'to their-unoio. . '-2--' Laura . rfelt that: she: loved -:him' so deeply that she: could marry no -one but him. Her-old father would not lislen to her' entrea...
THE HEWETT MUSETTES. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 8 July 1882
THE IIEWErI MIUSE'PfES. Mr. Howett and Miss Eva Pear (Mrs. Hewett) g.ve the first of two entectaino mcents at Payne's Royanl Assembly Hall last evening. There was a very faiir attendance, although therec is no doubt but that the isclement weather prevented many from attending l who would other wise have been present. Tihe entertain itent put by Mr. and MIrs. Hoewett befors their patrons was pleasing and sparkling, and gave these talented artists full scope for displaying their hIistrionic and musical abilities. Tihe acting and playing of both were excel lent, and that they succeeded in pleasing thie audience was amply testified by the repeated and prolonged applause accorded. Miss Eva Pear's cornet play ing was brilliant and finished, and showed that she was thoroughly pro ficient onthnat instrumeont. Tihe rapidity with whichi both tile performers changed their characters was surprising, and tihe playing of Mr. Hewett osi a niumber of instruments evoked tihe loudest approval from hi...
SHIPPING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 8 July 1882
SHIPPING NEWS. The schooners Maffra and Martha were towed over the bar outwards at 12.15 p.m. on Thursday by the p.s. Lady of the Lake. The ketch Harry Woods was brought to the wharf on Thursday night by the Lady of the Lake. The schooner Martha was off the Pro- montory yesterday at 9.25 a.m. There is 6 feet of water on the bar at present. The schooner Martha put back yesterday afternoon for shelter in Waterloo Bay.
Latest Intelligence. MELBOURNE, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 8 July 1882
Latest Intelligence. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH ] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE . Friday Night. Two railway accidents which were pre- cisely similar in character, but neither of which was attended by any serious results occurred this morning on the suburban lines, one at Hawthorn, and the other at Elsternwick, at both of which stations improvements are being made. In each case the engine and a portion of the carriages passed over the points, but at Brighton (?) the two last carriages, and at Elsternwick the 7th last carriage were thrown off the line. The traffic was interrupted some hours. None of the passengers were injured. Gladman, the superintendent of the Teachers' Training Institute, in giving evidence before the Education Commis- sion, stated that the institution turned out from 50 to 60 teachers every year. The department required from 90 to 100 teachers annually. Gardiner has tabled a notice of motion for the exclusion of the press from Par- liament. Capt. Donaldson, ...
SALE MARKET REPORT. Monday, June 10. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
SALE MARKET EREPORT. . . M1onday, Juno 10. Messrs. R. Guthlridge and Co. report: -Fat Cattle.-Firm demand ; brisk sales. Cows £4 5s, bolloeks ? ; also 19 :for Clarke and Simpson, of Bairns dale', ht~6 '5s ;'calves £2. Stores. -Slightradvance on last week. Sales -118. bullockls :fr'ii Bairnsdale to £4 Os' ;others, cows . 1: 12s to £1 19s; sieers £2 10s.: Privatelyv 130 bullocks t a hligh figure. Milkel and - pingers sold from £3 to "£41 2s 6d. Horses. rMarkiet good foi buser and icnau'hts. :Not , :mianyo fwanid. Sicebl-Fat searce; sane ynrded. We s-old 220 ewes and lambs at SsOd:. Pgs. Fat firm at 8 d to 4id peri lb S-Se calois'
EUROPEAN ITEMS. LONDON, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
EUROPEAN ITEMIS. LoNoD, July 9. The French Governmenc t have now signified their approval of the action of thie English in threatening the bom bardmnent of Alexandria. They have instructed the French Commander to act in unison with Sir Beauchamp Seymour, so that any future action taken by the latter will be executed by the English and French fleets conjointly. The consuls of the various European powers stationed in Alexandria are urging upon the European residents still remaining in the city to take their de parture at once, as they cannot under take to secure their safety in case an outbreak of hostilities occurs. The death is announced of the dis tinguished Rtussian soldier, General Skobeloff. A debate has taken place in the House of Commons on the motion for the adop tion of the report of the committee on the Coercion Bill. The Government proposed an amendment, modifying the powers granted to officials to make domi ciliary visits at night, but it was rejected by a majority of 13....
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
S(PI'!'' \ NOrS. ( ALW .i l'l i rnll :.) nil Yesterday Illriling O'Rortunla and Devilshoof left liairlidale, en rorne for Melbourne, to fullil their engagemoents at the Winter Meetling; of the Victorian Racing Club on Saturday week. They will be located at St. Kilda, where they will undergo tlheir final preparations. I hope that those who hlave taklen the Winter Meeting, to be hold on the Bairnsdale course, in hand are plushing mntters forward to nmake the affair a success, for the time is now drawing close at hand. Sportsmneln must bear in mind that nominations for the Handi cap Hurdle Race aind Winter Handicap must reanch Mr. Howard Stoney, the lion. secretary, at Duggan's hotel by Monday next, the 17th inst., at nine p.m., and I fully expect to sec a goodly number of animnls throw down the gauntlet. There should not be any great delay in announcing the sale for thile rights and priveleges, for when it is ascertained what these will realise thun the committee will have some basis ...
LATEST COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
LATEST COOMMI ROU AL. Small parcels of flour rontinue to be moved off to the trade at the quotation of £13 10s, though nothing like quan tities can be got rid of, the demand being so very restricted. Wheat is still quoted at Gs 3d to 6s 4d. For parcels buyers are offering Gs 3d, and business could be done at the price. Oats are in request, and offers are making freely of 4s 4d to 4s 4-d for stout feed ; sellers now, however, demand up.to 4s 6d. In malting barley there is little of conse quence to report-; feeding kinds, how ever, are moving, quictly:. 'Abidut .300 bags havve been placed at 5s:.2d. Qtuo tations for the. formere range from 5s 2d to 5s 4dl,j id 6for tli latter,from' 5s to 5s 2d.,' Peansi ma'?*tan a 'firm attitude. and sales: can: readily lbe i made at .the quotation of-t5s t d.': .
Latest Intelligence. MELBOURNE, Monday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
Latest Intelligence. [BY ELECTRIC TELEOPIIAPI ('no oU OWN COnnRRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, Monday Afternoon. At Donald yesterday afternoon a man named William M'Onigly, for whose arrest aswarrant had been issued in con sequence of his threatening life, was shot whilst esideavoring to erade arrest. M'Onigly, who had become crazy owing to disappointment in love, was of a very violent disposition, and was a publ:e nuisance to the district. Constable Doyle having to execute the warrant went in search of M'Onigly, and was warned -by a publican that the man was armed with a double barrelled gun, whichi he Ihadl stolen from a dwelling, and had stated that he intended to shoot Doyle, who after searching all the morn ing saw the man he wanted. MS'Oigly ran away, and Doyle called ulpon him to stop, but without effect. He then fired his revolver over Iris head, but the man still continued to endeavor to get away. Theo constable then fired at his legs frosm a distance of 30 yards, but the ball ente...
The Advertiser. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY MORNING. Bairnsdale, Tuesday, July 11, 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
7The Advertiser. PUBLISHED lwmiY T'UISDAY, TIIURSD.AY AND SATunDAY MORNING. Bairnsdale, ihesday, July 11. 1882. RIDIoCLOUS as it may appear, Mr. John Gardiner--lhe footballer who ins been elected by the Carlton constituency to represent their interests in Parlin mnt--hns, with the utmost gravity which can be commanded by such anl erratic tenmioctment .as lhe possesses, tabled a.notice of motion having for its object the exclusion of the press from the precincts of the Legislat.vo As sembly. -It need scarcely be recorded that when the honorable member read the notice of motion, it was receierd with derisive laughter from all parts of the House, hon. members generally regard ing the notice as the announcement of the enactment of another of those mean ingless and uninteresting farces for which our Lower House has become so noted ilur;ng the past few years. Na turally wv are not disposed to treat the present crazo of the member for Carlton with any degree of seriousness, but the subject...
OMEO LAND BOARD. FRIDAY, 7th JULY. (Before Mr. J. Stirling, Land Officer.) [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
OIE) LAND .IOA )D. bFRIDAY, 7th JUTtLY. (Before Ir. .T. Stirling, L.a,1l Officer.) 1. E. S. lawson, 320a, Ilingomunjio.-Ro. commendelld. 2. A. Harrington, sen., 239a Or 12p, Co. bunlgrl.--?ccornlteoled. :t. Johann llarrington, 31iS, ,r 20p, Co bnlll? a.-ecenoimenile id. "4. W. II. Faitohful, 218a 2r 29lp, Bingo munj:c.--Mr. Fostcr, 31.71.B., objected, un leei ceriti ro.aces were excised. Recorm mendel, suiject to excision of races. 5. .no. Dyeir, nO Ir 27p, llinnomunjic. Recommnlendled. Under section 49, i. Iticbhard Tapp, 28a 3r 7p, Bindi.-Mr. Ya p obijected to the form in which the l'ek had been surceyed. The land officer saoi the survey had been mnado in naccordanceo with the regult:lens. lReco~nmenrded. 7. Richard Yapll, 20n, llindi.-R-ecom. mended. Under section 19. 8. M1. J. Doyle, !3ai Or 18p, Bindi.--Post poncd. B. 7l. J. Doyle, 200a, tindi,-Postponed. 10. M1. J. P'oulsen, 1O6, Ji lderbonc.-R-e. commlnelderl. 11. Ed. Ferris, 21Ba, Ilinnomunjic.-Post poned. 12. Chas. Gallaglh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
Melbourne Cup, 1882. CONSULTATION-500 Shares at 10s. First Horse ..................... 100 Second Horse........ ............. 00 Third Horse ..................... 40 Starters ................... .. 30 Non-starters ..................... 20 Address, enclosing stamp for reply and exchange added on cheques, to "EXILE," care of L. A. BERNDT, lairnsdale. MELBOURNL ('UP, 1882. Peeping Tom's Seance. 500 Members at 10s. each. First Horse........................ .100 Second Horse ..................... 60 Third Horse ................ 40 Starters divide .................. 30 Non-starters ..................... 20 Less 10 per cent. commission. Address, by letter only, enclosing stamps or P.O. orders, or if cheques with exchange added, to "Peeping Tom," care of W. H. Rayner, Main-street, Bairnsdalo. Invold's Swveeps. CAULFIELD LADIES' TROPHY, run on 1st July; 1000 members at 10s eacli; sot horse £250, 2nd horse £100, 3rd horse £ £50, starters divide £60, non-starters divide £50. SWEEP on GnAmI NAT...
PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. The Australasian ESketcher, published for transmission by the next home mail, is a double number, and there are many special features connected with it which will com. bine to make it more than usually interest ing. There are two double-page pictures, the one depicting the weary selector clear ing his laud and gazing with almost despair at the next tree which he has to opi:. to on, and the other is a colored picture represent ing a hoary-headed aboriginal narrating the story of the benyip to two children who are seated within the shade of a log hut. The other engravings represent scenes from thte opera "Patience," at preent. rounning at the Theatre Royal, Melbourne; work in a Mellboere wine cellar; tile finish for the Ladies' Bracelet race at tile Caul field meeting; life of a Melbourne omnibus driver, etc. These, together with a well written and interesting summary of the current events of tile month, combine to make the present number of the Sketcher one whi...
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
MININGt NOTIES. Mr. Furniss, th?amining manager of hle Mount Birregun Q.G.M. Co., brought to Sale on Thursday night a very nice cake of smelted gold, weighing 6oz 13dwvt, obtained ;rin 10 tons of stone. This is considered to be highly satisfactory, and as it is only trom the average stone and the lecf very large, about 12ft thick, and the glc and easily worked, the shareholders may congratu ate themselves on haling a profitable property.-Mlercury. The Long Tunnel E::tended Co. washed up on Friday. It was supposed that the yield would be about 15 dwts to the ton. The reef discovered in No. 3 level in the Long .Tunnel Company, Walhalla; has turned out very well, the manager having crushed 70 tons from it by itself, for the highly satisfacteoy yield of S9oz to the ton. He will continue to keep this stone separate for a time, in order to see if it will maintain this average. The reef gets rather smaller to the south, but going north towards the Long Tun eel Extended claim it is about 4....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
T ANTED, it nBOY ns an pprenltice to S the coacthuihling. Apply to JolHN MOSLEY and SoN, Mains.rccet, liairnsdtle. SANTID TO PUIRCIIASE, a Draught W I.NTtItE IIOltSE, about 4 years old. AdITress by letter stating price, etc. FIEDK. LOWE, ItnOy. S6O SAW\YEltS.-W\Vantcd SAWN, near S. Glucpot, Buchan, 3000ft. Timber, 7s iper 10ift. running measure. Sa lpit already fixe. Good timber near p:t. Immediate. Apply Joll 3?PiKtE, Cuchan. 20 )I I 82. ELuOUlNE CASH STORE is a 1 buyer of any quantity of firsat-class ]IONEY.--T. G. POTTO. A . in :;t)" (! llI iý": 1'..r , qu.:t all l aurne prices, lees frei'lht. Iag.s s.upplie.! free of charge, if required. r IIOMIAR SWAN, Architect, invites lent _ ders for tile ercCtiosn of a VILLA ?ESIDt NCIE for Dr. Jameos Dunian, of lhiirnsdnlle. llans and st)eciliatiols oil au-. plicatiol to the architect. Plans can be seen nit norl after Mondlay, 3rd July. Tenders close Monday, the 17th lday of July, at 12 o'clock noon. The lowest or anly tender not neccesari...
OUR BRUTHEN LETTER. Monday, July 10. [Newspaper Article] — Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle — 11 July 1882
O4111 lIlI'I'llEN LEIfiTEll. (Vlo(,I OIit OWN cOIRtllrlI'ONI:NT.) Monday, July 10. We lvii Intely experiencd e'.cCple tionally fhin welther for this season of the year; the dnys bing, priecipally note' lnt gli"i i genial n nWl' Iss,anld the chrancle.istic of the nights and early mornings being their fe(ildom fr1m f'ost. Shoutd we e inavored for nay length of time with a continnalce of the fine weatiher we have race,'ly enjoyed, we may look forwtard shor'ly tot' hilving an ahnndnnt suppllly of young gra:ss, supply mu have been long is need o?f. On 'tl;ursdi y nlorning. as the due broke in nill its splendour and glo-y, oni of the most popular resideint, of this portion of G'l:pslnlll, Mr. P. MlD)ouganl. of Tamno Crossi.I.g, et',"cd his eyes, after a long nnCl painfull illness, on the wordl and its oetes, ntid passed away to join the great imajlrity. The deceased gentleman was no ol'i colonist, and highly respected by all who knw himn. His remains were itl:utrred in the family cemetery...