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A Strange Dream. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
I A Strange Dream. | A case for investigation by the , Society for Psychical Besearch has }jaBt come to light in New York. | Grace Bnshnell, an old lady living in genteel poverty at Greenbnsb, near | Albany, in that State, went last month to Newport Cor the purpose of engaging a lawyer to take up a case j which had no other basis than the j supposedly 'baseless fabric of a vision.' ! She called on Lawyer Patterson and ! told her story. She said she was the ? widow of John Buehnell, who had served in the war, and emerged with die rank of major. They were married in 1867, and he died without : leaving an heir in 186®. A little while before her visit she had a dream i in which her husband came to her. . * He appeared at my side,' she said, * entwined his arm round my neck, folded me to his breast, and said, ' Grace yoti are poor, but yon ought to be rich. There is a big estate at Port l&chmond, Long Island, belong ing to yon; it belonged to me while I lived, but I never told yo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
Postal Intelligence. -? TIME OF ARRIVAL A3TD DEPASTURE OF MAILS AT THE CHARTERS TOWERS POST OFFICE. Mails Close as under; For Brisbane-Every Sunday and Wednesday, at 6 p.m " Towasville-Thrice dally-12.30 p.m. 4 ».m, and 8 p.m » JCllcliester-Twice daily-9,40 sum and 6p.m n Black Jack and Sfottiiolai-Daily, at 6.30 a.m j, Balfe's Creek, Homestead, Penifend, Torrens' Creek, Prairie-Daily, 9.40 a»m a Queeiit»n,Macros8ajiBridge,Sellhexm,Ravens wood Junction, Beid. River-Twice daily 12.30 p«m and 8 p.m INLAND MAILS, Iieave Charters Towers for: Time of Departure. Tim e of Arrival. Brougfeteii Georgetown Hngheiidfiii Hillgrove . Mount IieyeUon. Samnrood Eielunond Downs BiBktoXL . ... Friday, 9 «uiu Wed, 9.4#aja Daily. 9.40 turn Wed, 8 pan D'ly, 12.30 p.m Vea>0.4Sfljn Friday, 9 sum Friday, 11 a.m Tuesday, 6 p.m D'ly, &lt;5.25 pan Tliu'd'v, 6sjk m 1® i, D'ly, fi.20 p.m Thurs, 6 p.m Friday, 2 p.m / I I KLUG'E Bros., SADDLERS ass HARNESS MAKERS. Three Highest Awards 13687. Six; Highe...
[?] and humour. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
iffit ml Doi?,T believe all you see, half what you here, or all tliat you know. * * * A cow-COT who had a breach of promise suit brought against him said he was lass sued. * * * T 3 Slat the man who always says, ' I told you so.' It's his way of telling you. that you're afooL # * " # ~M"ahwt, (relenting a little, but stall a trifle angry) : * Anything I have of yours I will return at once.® Charlie (giving her a kiss) ; * Well, there's your opportunity * # # ' Beid&ET, I cannot allow you to receive your lover in the kitchen any longer,' It's very kind" of you ma'am, but he is almost too bashful to come into the parlour.' - * * * S>UDE Foreigner (meeting British tourist) : * Ah i I see it is true that no one but a pig and an Englishman can face the hot winds.' British Tourist: 'Evidently, for you and I are the only living things! abroad.' Josh Billings says, 'If anan hain't got a well-balanced head, I like to see him part his hair in the middle.3 He also says, ' Love is sa...
Emigrant Ship Slink. OVER FIVE HUNDRED LIVES LOST. COLLISION WITH AN IRONCLAD. GALLANT RESCUE BY BRITISH TARS. HEARTRENDING SCENES. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
Eltitgrattt Ship Slink. OYER FIYE HUNDRED LIYES " I . . z-; -? COLLISION WITH AN ffiONCLAD. CrALIiANT RESCUE BY BRITISH TARS. _ HEARTRENDING SCENES. Ouii readers have already heard by wire of tlie collision between the Anchor Line steamer, Utopia, bound from Naples for New York with 830 passengers, and H.M.S. Anson, off Gibralter. The disaster has proved much more calamitous in regard to loss of life than was expected. The vessel was seen on the evening of March l?th, steaming towards the anchorage in Gibralter Bay. When abreast of the British ironclad. Anson, flagship of Bear-Admiral , Jones, second in command of the Channel Squadron, which was lyingat anchor, the Utopia staggered as if unable to make headway against the strong curr nt running out at the fame. In a moment the fierce gale blowing, combine ! with this current, swept the ill-fated vessel across the bows of the Anson, which is a twin-screw first class armour-clad with a formidable ram. This ram cnt bodily into the stea...
The Poet's Corner. The Son that never Came. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
The Son thai newer Canter He had passed away in anger From beneath tlie oldroof-tree To a land of fairer promise O'er the blue unfkthomed sea, And the old folfce loug had waited And were waiting still in Tain Forthe boy they'd long expected, - For the son that never came. And their souls grew sick with longing, And their hearts grew full of fears Asthe dull weeks slowly drifted Into months and then to years; And the mother's gentle bosom Was oft burdened with a sigh Asher thoughts flew o'er the billows' To her absent wandering boy. 'And the father's limbs grew weaker, And his face grew old with care While the streaks of shining silver Grew still broader in his hair, And his eyes kept ever turning Down the winding Tillage lane As though watching for the wanderer, For the son that never came. Then at night when lamps were lighted They would plaee his vacant chair, Then together both would picture Their beloved one sitting there; And the door was never bolted But was ever left ajar For...
London "Truth" on Parnell. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
London fTruth Pamell. "... » . --. Isra recent oration, Mr. Parcel! in structed bis roughs to use their blsck thorns If his opponents ventured to make an allusion to the personal reasons that have led to bis -deposi tion. BlaGkthorning, however, is a game at which both sides can play* The Parnellites can hardly, therefore, complain that their meetings are disturbed by those whom .he invited his adherents to blackthorn, and that the^ trusty Tiin Harrington had to I shriek for^ police protection, because laudations of the ex-leader were I niefchy haudfuls of mud hurled at his fill* J am fchat the end savour I or Mr. Parneil to terrorise Ireland by j means of rowdies has been met in so practical a fashion. Mr Pamela having stated that, if Mr. Maurice Healy, his colleague at Uork, would resign, he too would resign, in order that the electors might decide between them, seems to have been greatly upset by Mr. Healy at once accepting his challenge. So his organs were instructed to explain ...
It Could Not Happen Now. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
| It Could Hot Happen Kow. - Ere country ways liad turned to street And long ere we were born, A lad and a lass would chance to meet, Some merry April mom; The willows bowed t© nudge the brook, . The cowslips nodded gay, And he would look, and she would look,, And both would look away. Yet each-and this is not absurd Would dream about the other, And she would never t reathe a word To that good dame her mother, Our Girls are Wiser Now. 'Twas very quaint, 'twas very strange, Extremely strange you must allow; Dear me I how modes and customs change I' It could not happen now. Next day that idle, naughty lass Would rearrange her hair, And ponder long before the glass Which bow she ought to wear ; And often she'd neglect her task, And seldom care to chat And make her mother frown, and ask, " Why do you blush like that?" : And now she'd haunt with footsteps elow That inead with cowslips yellow, Down which she met a week ago That stupid, staling fellow. Our Girls are Wiser Nowieg 'Twas very...
Manager's Reports. BRILLIANT AND ST. GEORGE UNITED. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
Manager's Reports. TMMT.T.TAVT AXTB S3?. GkEOR&E UNITED. Joseph. Holt, manager, reports under date May 19th, as folio wb :-Since last report the contractors have sunk a further depthof 27ft, mating total depth of the shaft 999ft ; an 67ft have also been timbered, irmlrincr present depth timbered 986ft. The contractors were delayed 20 hours during the fortnight, as they ran out of timber. I borrowed 20 sets from Mr Paull, so as to enable them to start at once. Put the role ? piece in at 928ft 6in; there ie a leader from 2 to 4lq in thickness at this point. Qii the 18th we got some very good gold specimens in the shaft. There are two leaders heavily charged with mineral going down vertically, and the formation is very soft, requiring (dose timbering. Benyman and party have given up their tribute in the St. George P.O. ground. We pulled out the fire bars of &lt;.!>&lt;> boiler at the St. Greorge P.O. shaft, and have caulked the boiler, which has stopped th...
BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
BOXINGL Mr. Walker received a telegram from Smiler, of the Heferee on Saturday, stating that Joe Goddard was leaving Sydney that ?day'for Charters Towers, and that hewas very, confident of victory. He has left his departure rather late, as he cannot now arrive liere before Saturday morning, but probably he has preferred to finish his trail ing before leaving, and as he has a day for a run on shore in Brisbane on the way, he is not likely to be any the worse for his trip. Anyhow he knows best what is-good for hiT, and he is not likely to throw a. chance away. Mr. Walker also requests me to inform those .who some time ago ' won medals in the heavy, middle and light-weight competitions, that they will be presented with the trophies on the evening of the Lees-Goddard fight, «&lt;-, tke Athenfevun Hall. The winners are therefore requested to attends r iooked in at the Athenaeum Hall on Mon day, and found W. Walker deep in prepaca tions for the reception of the crowd that is guret...
TENNIS. TOWNSVILLE, May 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
' Tis&in&r TOWXSIOXLB, ,JBIY.EI^.B1 ] TJie tennis teams selected to play against) j tlie Towers are:-Ladies-Mib* JSyar©, Mfeses j Clatworfchy, Warren, and Graham, &lt;3hentie- j «en-Messrs. Gray, Nelson, Butterworfcb, J a^Paton. |
Sales on Local 'Change. MONDAY, May 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
Sales oil Local 'Orange. Mosbat, May 18. - The following sgles were made on 'Change last night Day Dawn No. 4AW«sfc 100 at Se lid, 400 aft 6s, 400 at 6s Id; Lady Maria, 500 at 4s; Jfew Grace Barfing, 800 at8§d; STo. 6 Queen, 150 at le 6d, 200 at 1b 5fd; ®0-1835. Day Down, 216 at 1b lQd . Queen Consolidated, 300 at 4s 5d, 250 at 4s 4d; &3aadinaYran,100 at 9d, 600 at 8d; South East Brilliant, 500 at 3d, 1000 at 4d; Vic 103 at . TDESDir, "May. 19. . The following sales were reported on 'Change last evening;-Day Dawn 2fo. 3 West, 200 at Is Ud: Day Dawn JSo. 4jl West, 100 at 6s 5d, 100 at 6s 4d, 300 at 6s Sdj Bidden Treasure, 125 at 2s 3d ; Kew Grace Darling, 500 at 9dj Kb.6 Queen, 1100 at Is 7d, 700 at Is 7|d, 2500 at 3Ls 7dj Ko. 2 S.E. Day Dawn, 170 at 2s 3d; Queen Con solidated, 200 at 4s 4d, 100 at 4s 3d,?5Q0 at 4s 2d, 100 at 4s 2d. 300 at 4s, 100 at 4s Id, 250at 3s Hid; 100 at 3s lid 5 ISo.- % East Sunburst, 500 at 2s 3d; United Queen Con sols, 200 at 9d; Victoria 2fb. 1 Wes...
CRICKET. (BY CABLE.) LONDON, May 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
CRICKET. (BY CAB£,£.) I LOHSDIR, LEAJ 15. I ,;f. It: is stated that G-unn, Shrewsbury, and Attewell, who were to be included'in Lord Sheffield's team, which is shortly to leave England for a cricketing tour in the colonies, declined to visit Australia. It is believed the difficulty causing their refusal will be 'orfetcome. (BY CABIIE.) London, May 17. Atfcweli and Grunn have both denied the truth of the report that they refused to join the team of cricketers at present being Organised by Lord Sheffield to visit Australia. fjsBpSfc*- (BT OABIIE.) LONDON, May 19. Lord Sheffield declares that Gunn, Shrews bury, and Attewell refused to join his cricket team. (By CABLE.) IIONDGN, May 19. With regard to Lord Sheffield's team, Shrewsbury says that he declined to go to Australia on purely business grounds, while Attewell and Gimn say that the' termB offered them were unsuitable.
General Mining News. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
General Milling HITews. We were bIiowh some veiy fair miner&l ] stone obtained fcomthe stopes in the Bar j Grace Darling mine on Tuesday, It Is fijbated that the reef is 15in in thickness, and if it is all of the same quality as that j ehown us there is still a chance of the mine proving payable. Mr. "Webb brought a magnificent nugget weighing 31oz from tlieStarcke oa Wed nesday evening. It was found in alluvial workings together with a splendid sample of finer gold. There can; be no doubt' tliat for energetic men who will work there is gold to be found on this, the newest field in this dis trict.-Cooktown Cknirier. Interesting develojwnents have taken place in the Victorian silver mine, Wombat Creek. A good shoot of ore stuff containing sulpides of lead, grey ore and galena, and gping 55 per cent of lead and 45oz diver to £he ton hasbeen met with, and a core 20ft wide and about 100ft long has been broken into, the f walls ofthe cavity being composed of iron stone of a gossa...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 23 May 1891
FOOTBALL. I The following is the probable team, sub ject to alterations, which will meet Towns jrille on the 25th inst:-J. Ryan, B. Carnp . bell, J. Robinson BT. Adair, S. Long, F. . Kelson, B. Robert, P. Dwan, H. Marsl&nd, V. SelUieiin, B. Kendall, W. Tregear, W. Stabler, J. Llyod, A. Bowiy, The following is the team picked to repre sent the Towers against Townsville, on Monday, 25th:-Ryan, Robinson, Campbell, Adair,. Pike, Long, Robert, P. Dwan, H. Marsland, Kendall, W. Tregear, J. Lloyd, Smiley, Heath, and F. Nelson. Emer gencies : Coope, Ayres, and A. Bowry. Players are requested to roll up at the station on Sunday morning, at 5.40, and the old uniform, consisting of blue jersey, blue hose, and white trousers, will be worn. ["BY ELECTEIC TELEGEAPH.] (FROM: OTJB OWN COBBESPOJJDEITT.) TOWNSVUXE, May 21. The following are team selected to repre sent Townsville against Charters Towers next Monday :-Messrs. DarralL, Aplin, Burns, Coopey, Anderson, M'Millan, Smythe, Mills, Atk...