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THE SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
TIIB SCIILESWIG-IuOLSTEIN QUESTION. At length the German war galldst Doenmark, which has so long engaged the attention of the world, has come to an end. At t th tird meeting of the Conference at Vienna, Deflmark onodo a full concession of all that had been demanded of her anod' t von Quaado, having recrived the necessary instruc tlons, agreed to sign the preliminaries of eance. A tlhrco montlihs'. armirtic lia been accepted, and Ktng Christian tias promised to cede the Duchies of Schleswitg, HIolstein, and Lauonburg, with the appertaining Islands, ant will retniu a dimnlised terrltolry with a. million and a half ofinhabitants, burdened by the expenses of war or exhausted by the ravages of the enemy. Althougr it has been noung pppinout that ibo wai could iave io other tominntion. yet now thant thi inol cnatastrophe has occurred it Is Impoasobio to hoar ofit without syvmpathy and regret. A people admnlitted by all intelligent ob oservers to be anlooug thie mosat elimabnle In Europ hav...
ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
ITALY. ohr. Richard Digby Beste addressed the follohing telegram from Floreneo to the British ambassador at Tursn, on the 28th July :--Thls afternoon five brigands stopped my wife's carriage on the Faenza high road, seven mileas from Florence. They fired twice, wonding ono of the horses; they tore from leer what jewels she had on, and carried away our son with them to the hills, retaining him for a ran som of 12,000 scudi (C2800). They did notcomo to receive the ransom at the appointed place, and we can hear nothing more of our son. As an English man, I addess myself to youe." O the following morning the son of MIr. Besto returned, unharmed, to his father's residence. It appears that by some misapprehension of the signal agreed opon amongst themselves, the chief of the brigands thought that the ransom had been paid, and released him in the wooeds at a distance of five emiles from the villa, giving him a pass to save him from molestation from others of their band, and desiring him to...
POLAND.—THE END OF THE INSURRECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
POLAND.-THE END OF THE INSJB? 'IEOTION. The final scene of a melancholy drama was played out at Warsaw on the 6th August, when the last chief of the celebrated Polish national government and four, of its' members were exccuted upon the glnacis of tie fortreoss, although a pardon was hoped for to tihe last moment. They stepped upon the scalnfold firmly, and underwenttheirfate with perfect resignation and composure, in presence of an im monse crowd of excited spectators. The circum stance that will excite most astonishment is the extreme youth of the unfortunate victims. None of them were above 30. The oflicial Dzicnnikl gives a detailed account of the whole prosecution, and furnishes many interest ing particulars of the manner in which the insur rectionary government was carried on. The follow ing are extracts:- Owing to the discoveries made by the military in vostigation committee, and the increased activity of the Warsaw police, numbers of persons concerned in the revolutionary org...
SWITZERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
SWITZERLAND. A revolutibnary disturbance brolo out in Geneva on August:23. Barricades were erected, and blood was shed. The cantonal government, being unableo to restore order, the Federal authority had to be called in, hand a special commissioner from the Federal council entered Geneva with a battalion of militia. The disturbances arose from the Iadical committee having the previous day annulled the eleition of 1i. Chenovitre, the Conservative can didate to the council of state. On this becoming. known the Conservatives surrounded the building in which the sittings of the council were held. The inhabitants of the Faubourg Saint Gervais armed themselves, and a conflict ensued, in which fouer peirasons wero killed and 15 wounded. Order was for a time restored on the 23rd, but the animosities of the parties could not be permanently allayed; they refused to lay down their arms, and a resort to the actral intervention of the militia became necessary.
NEW INSOLVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
Nrwl: INrSOLVENTS.-W\illiam urton French, of Albury, late of Wahgunyah, Victoria, miller. Lia bilities, £156 7s. Sd. Assoetslu, £15. Mr. Mauckonzieo, oflicial assigneo.-Hardilng Gifford King, of Bega, doctor of modicine. Liabilities, £736 is. 65d. Assets, £3l1 10s. Mr. Sempill, official assignee.. lHenry Johnston, of Wagga Waggn, bakeror. Liabill ties, £258 1is. Id. Assota, £75 13s. ld. (availa ble for unsecured creditors, £60 13s. d.) MIr. S lMackenzie, official assigneo.-Jamos Lynch, junior, of North Gundagai, innkoeeper. Liabilities, £2389 ·2s. Gd. Assets, £166 Os. 5d. MIr. Hamphory, ofa cial n?signeo. Culraon or HoRsr SamanLo.--At theo Biradwood police-court on Thursday, John Mullios and Micehnol Grady were charged, on remand, with having stolen a mare, the property of Henry Mattlows. Mr. SScarvll appeaured for the defence. Itullins was dis charged, but Grady was committed for trial, thoir worships being clearly of opinion that a prima facie case had becu made out against him. B...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
Wanted, rIHREE or FOUR GOOD PRACTICAL SSHEPHIERDS (with families), nccustomed to shepherd sheep in paddocks. None need apply but those with good recommendations. To properly qualified men good encouragement will be given. Apply to ALEXANDER REID, 1853 Arthursleigh. Twenty Pounds Reward. LOST by Cartwright, Poundkeeper, Tarrago, who had her to brdeok in, A CHESNUT FILLY, rising two years old, near hind foot and leg white halfway up to hoeel star aod blaze, branded F off side under saddle. If strayed One Pound will be -iven for her recovery; but if stolen, Twenty Pounds will hbe given for information that will load to the convio tlion of the thief. 164 W. P. FAITIFULL; Twenty Pounds Reward. STOLEN or strayed, on thle night of 29th Sop temher, from Rose's Lagoon, J A HEAVY DRAUGHT MARE, brundod S on near shoulder, colour blue roan. £ 2 will be paid for recovery of maro; and £20 on conviction of thief or thieves. JOSEPH T. A. STYLES, Gundaroo. 8th October, 1864. 1808 Ten Shillings Rewar...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE SYDNEY, Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
7rLEGJIAPIIIC IIJNTELLIGENCE PrOM nUR CORRosnRaroDENTu.l SYDNEY, Tuesday evening. ?IEssns. James Ohisholm, and Francis Lord, and Sir William Macarthur have accepted seats in the Logie lativo Council. At the opening of parliament to-day, the Go. vornor's speech stated that the lengthened recess was rendered necessary in order that important measures of departmental reform might be perfocted. It pro ceeded to state that beneficial alterations had been made in the mode of conducting the business of the treasury; that the pilot service had booeen re-modelled on a basis calculated to be more economical and of fective; that the colonial storekeeper's department had bcon abolished, whereby it was to be hoped much saving would be attained; that the border duties wero intended to he strictly enforced, but that satisfactory arrangements had beeoon made withl the governmentof South Australia; that the government considered it inexpedient to sanction any reduction of oxisting postal rates; that...
COMMERCIAL. GOULBURN, Tuesday 10 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
GOMAI MIR CIA L. GOULBURN, Tuesday 10 p.m. WIEhAT AND FLOUt.--Alt Conolly's Mlill :--Fine lour, £28 per ton ; seconds, £27; if less than half ton, ls. per 100lb. extra. Pollard, £8 16s, per ton, is. 8d. per buohol; bron, £4 per ton, ls. per bushol. Wheat, good samplos, 10s. por bushel. At Emanoulos lil:--Fino flour £.28 por ton; econds, £27 ; if loss thno half-ton, is. per 100lb. extra. ,Vheoat, bost samples, 10s. per busohl. Bran, £0 per ton wholesale, Is. per buohol retail; pollard, £6 1s. per ton wholesale, Is. 8d. per bushol retail. S'DNY " PROoUCo lIase~tuy.-Ons Friday Meosors. Dourham and Irwin offered 28 b oles of wool, and sold 28. Thu only lots of importance wore-1l0 hales grease, JRII over W Lagoon, 8d. ; snd 11 lales iambs', ditto, 10d. The othor lots broughlt- groaso, ls. id.; mixed, 7?d. About 2000 sheopskins woro sold at 7d. to 8d. por lb. l'xnless otherwlse expressed, the procos quoted In thls crlcl are tlhose n transactions between tc e producer and the first purchas...
LOCAL AND PROVINCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
LOCAL AND P-O VINCIAL. PoLIci. RPonT.--On Saturday Hugh Soeroy, a youth apparently about eighteen years of ago, was brought up charged with suspicion of being one of the parties who recently robbed drays loaded for Mr. Oakes and others on the Wheeo road. The evidence of Senior-constable O'Brion, by whom the prisoner had been apprehended, was taken and a remand until the 21st instant was granted by the bench.-On Monday Karl Martin, fbr furious riding, was fined forty shillings. Daniel Kolly and John MI oIvor for maliciously destroying the property of WVilliam Christio--that is to say by dofacing Ins sign-board- were fined six shilling each, together Pith costs. A case was brought by Thomas Clarke against Allen Lambort for charging oxcessive damages on an entire colt impounded by defendant. The amount charged was £6. The bench reduced the amount to £1. BoRIDGnE Anoss THIE "OLLONDILLY.-Th? o govern mont have determined on the erection of a first class hligh level bridge over the WVollo...
(From the Home News.) AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
(From lthe IHome Noewa.) AMERICA. The long inactivity of Grant before Petersburg has been suddenly disturbed by his own act. The great new movement which was so mysterionusly.nn noonced, but of which no details were permitted to be published, is now disclosed. The portinacious general bhas once again changed his base, and Poters burg, being as little available as a door for entering IRichmond os the WVildornoss, Spottaylvania court h6ouso, the North Anna, or Cold Harbour severally piroved to bhe, has boon abandoned for the north side of the James, at a placo called Deep Creek. The movement of two of his army corps, under General Foster, was moade successfully on the 27th, and it was at first supposed that Grant, with the remainder of the army, had followed. General Lee was aware of his intention prior to the 25th, as appears from an artiolo;e in the Richmond Enquirer of that date, which distinctly states that Grant " was evidently commencing a strategicpolicy,' but would be over mat...
SYDNEY SUMMARY. MONDAY afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
SYDNEY SUMMARY. MoeDAY afternoon. Tn opening of parliamont will take place to Tnropenng o patir e sho0u01( morrow; and if anything worthy of not doubt transpire up to n b. In the meantimoe all ourt i ecoivo it por tolograph. In the mocotime oll eerie of rmonrs re a ou but ait is q leuote imposible -whRatovor some people may say-to be at all positive about Mr. Cowper's intentions (exccpt:by the vaery few who re unreoservedly in his confidonc,) I will do no more than say that the generally ro ceived opinion is that an amendment on thoe ddross will be moved xprsosive of regreto that parliament was not called together at an earlier poriod. Should this be carried it will be, of course an unmistakable defeat; and as it will involve no question of fIturo poliey there will be no ground on which ministers can rerommond a dissolution; so that they will have to resign or to pocket the affront and hope for things going onmore smoothly. Judging from their past conduct I don't think thoey will re...
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN NEWS. PARIS, 27th August. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN NEWS. (From our Paris rrreseonrlent.) PAnoS, 27tll Augnst. Tun last lamp is extinglishod, the last cracklor has exploded, and we may now without diniculty sleotch the movements of tihe monlth. The great attlraction of the month of August was first the fita of the fiftoonth. The first fortnight of Augulst presents but little interest. It is the custom to suspend business the .fortnight preceding the national flto, and news is very scarco. The only fact of importance has been the signature of peace between Austria, Prussia, and Denmark according to the terms of the convention which are not definitive. IDcnmark yieldls the duchices not to the diet, but to Anctria and 'Prssias. You will see further the consoquaeices of the con vention, and without parley I may pass to the news of tle second fortnight. The 16th which draws to Paris annually some 600,000 provincialsand strangers, then again was the visit to Paris ofDonFrancis d'Assis, King of Spain in partibufs, for ...
YASS QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
YASS QUARTER SESSIONS. Trols court was opened on MIonday last before Judge OIeymott. MIr. Forbes was crown prosecutor, and the legal gentlemen present were Melcssrs. Winm. Long (barrister), Allman, Wilkinson, and VWalsh. BuOOTISO 5I5tIh oSTunT. John Bott was indicted for that he did, on the 9th August last, at Gunning, feloniously and maliciously shoot one gun, then loaded with gunpowder and one leaden bullet, at and against one Henry White, with intent to do the said lHenry White some grievous bodily harm; a second count described the gun as loaded with gunpowder and other destructive mate rials. The prisoner pleaded not guilty, and waso defended by IMr. Allman. The crown prosecutor briefly stated the case, and called James Clarlk, who deposed: I am a constable in the police force, and stationed at Gunning; I appre hended prisoner at his residence at Gunning on the 1th August last; I told him the charge was for shooting at IHenry WVhito; he said he merely put some powder in his gun...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
TO CORR1ESPOND?NTS. Ir cotoeqlwuce of the arrival of thIe wuropean mall aeveral letter, are held over till our next. TO SUI)SClIIIRRlS. In order to orave oaltaepr nre itend to adolt a plan nrhileh i? already pursued bly reral other papero and achnoeledg. oh ertlel oj realitancer in lhi column Intlead of bt leller. TRunlkncns IOVIt.irr, rolm idr. I'. Vrlrte Adalong, £1 I. 4d. lrool M.lr. O. Irythl, Wngg. Waggn; £1 sl. 4d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
USTEAT.ASIAN FREEMASONS' HALL HOTEL, 191, York-street, Sydney: ALFRED ]RADFORD, proprietor. FIRST-CLASS ACCOM .MODATION for gentle men. Private families will at this hotel find theo com. for~ts of a home. 1712 Produce Stores. ESSRS. DURHAM and IRWIN are prepared to receive wool, sheepskiins, tallowv, hides, &rc., for sale by auction or privately, at their Produce Stores, Circular Quay, Sydney. Liberal advances made on wool, sheepskins, tallow, and hides consigned to them for sale or shipment. Circular Quay, Sydney. 1293 IE A T ~. G, HI, SMITH, qRACTIVAL hEATTER, 316, GEORGE-STREET, SYDNEY, Three doors south of Hunter-street, IS manufacturing every description of HATS and CAPS, and is receiving monthly shipments of English and French Goods, all of wvhichl he offers at reduced prices--wholesale and rgtail, Country orders promptly executed. 1403 J. B. HOLDSWORTH, W?IOLESALE AMtD RETAIL FURNISHING AND GENERAL IRONMONGER, 458, GEORGE-STREET, SYDNEY, (Iron Yard, Market-street, Syd...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 19 October 1864
THE most important news brought by the Mfadras has reference to America. It must be pretty well Itnown to our readers that fori a length of time tile Confederates have suc ceeded in keeooping their enemies out of Mobile Harbour. They placed obstructions in the way of navigation, which oven the mechanical skill of the Yankeoes was sorely tried to surmount. B3ut at last the Federal flotilla, underAdmiral Farragut, forced their way through the channel, and now ride menacingly in front of the city of MIobile. The Confederates seem to haveo made i desperate resistance, seeing that the whole of their floeet was destroyed and that their admiral lost his leg is well as his liberty. Two important forts also fell into the hands of the Feodorals, who throughout this war have boon pretty gonorally successful in all their naval operations. "We see what the Confederates think of the losing their fleet and of the danger to Mobile, from the fact that General Beoaurogard has been ordered from Petors...
THE GREAT DONKEY SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 22 October 1864
THE GREAT DONKEY H110W. Exhibitions are one of tlhe characteristic fashions of the ago. Evorythilig almost is marshalled before the public gaze. Cattle,' horoes, poultry, birds, dogs, andbabieshave long exposed their points aild peculiar beauties to the wonder and critical admira tion of thronging spectators. Hitherto the donkey tribe appears not to have been deemed worthy of such distinguished notice. That opprobrium, however, has at length been swept away; for during the week commencing on the 8th, the magnificent hall in Islington opened its portals to a very creditable show of asses and mules, English and foreign, at the close of which numerous prizes were awarded. The costermongers came out strong on the occasion, and one man exhibited a donkey which lihad been in his possession for fortyyears. Miss Burdett Coutts was one of the most munificent patrons of the show, and the Prince of Wales was a successful exhibitor. The show was enlivened daily by plenty of donkey racing and ot...
STATE OF LANCASHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 22 October 1864
STATE OF LANOASIIIRE. The cotton famine has almost ceased. Pauperism in Lancashire has well-nigh sunk to its customary level, having been reduced by the revival of the cotton trade to little more than three per cont. of the population. The contial committee, therefore, have felt warranted in deciding, with some oxcep tions, to restrict their grants to persons not receiving parochial aid; and several more committees have ceased to exist. Some 20,000 persons are maintained under the provisions of the Public Works Act in Lanu cashire, but the re-opening of mills, and the abundant supply of cotton at Liverpool to keep them going, have created quite a de mand for labour.