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THE MURDERS AT THE GREY AND ON MAUNGATAPU. [FROM THE CTAGO DAILY TIMES, JUNE 30.] [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

THE MTJEDEES AT'THE GREY AND 6n ''' I'..-. MAUNGATAPU. ? .'/ /.'' V fpnOM THE. OTA.GO. DAILY TIMES, JUNE 30.1 . , The mysterious disappearance of Mr George Dob Bon, while travelling a short distance between the Arnold and the Grey townships, ' was speedily fol lowed by the equally mysterious disappearance of four men while crossing the Maungatapu range, between the Wakamarina and Nelson; In each case there has been the .most anxious scouring of the country by police officers -and volunteers; and in each, while in neither has a trace of the victim or victims been fpund, all ?? that has been discovered points irresistibly to the conclusion that murder has been committed. The two affairs are, as it may bo said, linking themselves . together. . The thr*je men, Richd. Burgess, alias Hill, Thos. Kelly, alias Harmon ; and John Joseph Sullivan — against whom, we stated on the 16th insl., warrants had been iosuod at Grey mouth, on suspicion that they had murdered Mr Dobson — have been taken ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BILLITON. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

BILLITON. Billiton , is one of the Javanese islands. As there are many , persons who, perhaps, have never heard its name before, we have engraved a few views taken during the present year, and present them with a short description of the place. Billiton, which is situated at the entrance to the Gnspar Straits, is between 3 and 4 degrees of south latitude, and 108 of ? eaat longitude: Its greatest length is about 65 miles, and its breadth. 40 ; the whole surface is composed of sand, resting upon a granite foundation, and strongly impregnated with tin. Like tho rest of the Javanese islands, it presents an appearance of great beauty, its graceful avenues of cocoa-nut treea forming the pleasant shades from the fierce midday sun ; luxuriant vegetation and varied foliage, that meet the eye on every side, combined with the picturesque costume of the native inhabitants, must render it an object of interest to the traveller. Although nominally under the Dutch flag, it remained undisturbed by...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. NATIVE AMBUSH.— ATTACK ON MAJOR M'DONNELL AND PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. NATIVE- AMBUSH. — ATTACK ON MAJOR M'nONNELL AND ' ' ' PARTY. The correspondent of the Wangdnui Times, writing from Palea on the 18th June, states :— - ' At noon, on Saturday, Major M'Donnell, accom panied by Mr O. Carrinptbn (chief surveyor), Mr Percy Smith (surveyor), Lieutenant Wilson, Wiri hana, Native Contingent, and two orderlies of the W.Y.C., started from Waingongoro to Patea. When they had proceeded about three and a-lialf miloa, a little beyond the Waihi river, Lieutenant Wilson, who was a few, yards in advance, noticed a peculiar movement in the feiru.,: In doubt and suspicion of .his old friends the' Hau-hans, 'although the road is considered comparatively safe, ho checked his horse suddenly, which bronght the party altogether. Wilson's doubts were soon set at rest. , He shouted out ' Han-hau I' and at the same instant uprose over twenty, natives at a distance of about forty yards, and fiired a volley into the purty. In a second or two another lot ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LATEST PARTICULARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

LATEST PARTICULA.KS. We have our .files, from Nelson to the 10th, and from Hokitika to ' the 14th inst. The -papers contain' appalling* accounts of the; atrocities com mitted by the saris of murderers whoso arrest has alrendy 'been recorded in bur columns. We1 take the following from' the Ndson Colonist' of the lOthinst.:— v ,? i ; -.i We have learned that, from information imparted by Sullivan, the police authorities, on Sunday last,' sent a messenger up the Maungatapu, to the camp ing place at the stone cliimnoy,' about half-way up the mountain, and fully two miles from its base. At' this chimney, the murderers halted on the evening of tne fatal Wednesday .after they had killed arid robbed, the men. Here they divided the gold and notes they had stolen, arid 'here' ' they made tea and refreshed themselves aft«r their murderous labors and their mountainous journey. : By precise directions from Sullivan, Mr Shallcrass, near this place, and about' fifteen or|oighteeri yards on the rig...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE NEW TOWN HALL, MELBOURNE. PRESENTED WITH ,THE ILLUSTRATED [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

THE NEW TOWN HALL, MELBOURNE. . The public buuding3 of Melbourne are bucu as to do credit to the metropolis of the Southern Hemisphere. Some of them, it is true, are qjt an ^exceptional character in noint of architectural beauty. But others, such, for instance, as the Public Library,' the TJni; rersity, the New Post Office, the Protestant 'Orphanage, the Catholic Cathedral, and the Wesleyan.1' Church'; will bear favorable comparison with kindred build'-, ings in any part of the world. We have now the prospect of adding another architectural ornament to our city. A town, hall, adequate to the increased re quirements of civic and public business, has long been a desideratum ; tho present building, which has been in existence for upwards of 14 years, being totally in adequate in many respects. The question has formed a prominent subject of discussion at numerous meet ings of the city council during the last two years, and at a meeting held on the 6th of March last, it was taken up with...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE SCULPTURE ROOM IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

rHE SCULPTtiR'k RQ,6M~ IN THE : '''?' PUfcLlC LIBEARy. '''v '' In a previous issue of the Australian Jfewt 'we gave a view of ihe ' exterior pf' 'ihe ' ?Melbourne' j?uT)lip Library, an institutipri pf which yip^prians have so riiuch 'reason 'to 'be brpud. piir present sketch re presents 'a portion of the interior, riamelv. the Sculp ture Jipsni. ;.- ihe collection of statuary had its origin in the '''contempja^e^ ' eatablishment of a 'school1 of design, w]bwh'h'ad'_bJeen-'oipojbed prior to 1861/ ' It was thefa? suggested that in 'this country,' so far rempyei frbin i^e seats of the renowned originals) pie presence of Wet oiijects, together with others '-'at] 'a kindred nature to be associated with them; must serve as t^iji best iristructors of theputilic taste, and must epridrice to.V an appfeciation of what is correct and benutiiul, arid to that refinement tho cultivation of which is so indis pensable for a true conception of the principles of liberty, and a right acquaintance with...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE ROYAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

THE ROYAL SOCIETY. The conversazione of the Royal So eiety took place in ita hall, on 2nd inst. The assemblage was in substitution for the annual dinner previously given ; the at tendance was very numerous and included a large proportion of ladies. The walls of the apartment were extensively decorated with sketches of interesting objects in natural history, mingled with a few speci mens of land scape painting, and - the tableB contained many very pleasing scien tific objects, inoluding a variety of mi croscopes. A prominent feature of the display consisted of an exhibition of a leg of the extinct moa, npon which an inter esting lecture was delivered by Professor M'Coy, of the Melbourne University. The moa is already universally known as the great wingleBS bird of New Zealand, whose remains are occasionally found in the drift beds of that country. The speci men exhibited on the present occasion was one taken 'rom the gravelly bed of a stream in t 9 vicinity of Oxnarau, in New Zealand...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SYMPATHY WITH FENIANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

SYMPATHY WITH FENIANS. A meeting of ' Friends of Ireland' was held, on 13th inst., at St. George's Hall, for the purpose of raising funds for the relief of t!-'.e wives nnd children of the political prisoners detained for offences arising out of the Fenian movement. There was a large attendance, the number of persons present amounting to probably upwards of 800. The chair was .occupied by Mr Hennesssy. Tho first resolu tion .was moved' by Mr Murray. It was to the effect that a subscription should be raised in support of the objects of the meeting. The mover, in bring ing it fprward, said that he would not use stronger language than he had heard used by a gentleman who had occupied the position of a Minister of the Crown in the colony. Ireland had long suffered from grievances arising out of bud legislation, the effects ,.of which he had experienced wheu he occupied the position of a poor-law guardian in 1847. It was strange how all visitors who came to Ireland conoeiyed an attachmen...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE MELBOURNE BANKING COMPANY.—L. TERRY, ESQ., ARCHITECT.—[SEE PAGE 10.] THE MELBOURNE BANKING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

THE MELBOURNE BANKING 0 O M P A N JT.— L. Tbbbv, Ebq,, Ahohixbob.— [Ssb Pa-sb 10.] THE MELBOURNE BANKING COMPANY. The building, just completed for the Melbourne Banking Corporation (limited), at the corner of Queen and Little Collina streets, is a plain but effective specimen of Italian architecture, with Grecian details. The lower, story has semi-circular openings and bold rusticated joints. This floor ia to be occupied by the b ink and by a company and messengers' quarters in the roar. The upper floor is approached by a hand some staircase, nud contains a' number 'of' the best offices which, have been oreotod in Melbourne, with three fire-proof strong rooms. These, or a portion of them, will bo let to solicitors or others, who will value tho latter rooms, Tho extorior of the upper part of the bank in decorated with a Grecian Ionic order. The building' hns a frontage of 113 feat to Quoen -street, 49 feet to Little Collins-street, iind|s45 feet in height, ' Tha general effect jss ve...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHINESE CONVERTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

CHINESE CONVERTS. A service of uncommon interest took place, on the 8th, inst., in St. John's Church, Ballaarat. The spaoious building was crowded in every part ; the - aisles, doorways and vestry were all filled, and even the windows were thrown up to accommodate groups of hearers and spectators outside. Besides the stated congregation , the general publio was largely represented, and several, w« understand, came from* a distance of ten miles or more; Great credit is due to the committee of the churoh for their active urbanitv in endeavoribtc to accommodate all as best they could. The Bev. A. J. Campbell, of Geelong, preached from Bev. xiv., 6, where an angel is represented as flying in the midst of iieaven, ' ? having the ever lasting Gospel to preaoh unto them that dwell on the earth,' &o. After a striking and -impressive introduction, the preacher illustrated and enforced thegreat duty of the ChriR tian Churoh i« engage and persevere in mission ary work, stating and re f...

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 — 27 July 1866

VITAL STATISTICS OF MELBOURNE AND THE SUBURBS. The Registrar-General's report on the vital statistics1 of Melbourne and the suburbs for the month of May is published in the Government Qazttte. The total number of deaths during tUe month was 332, They numbered T3 less than in the same month oi 1865. They were slightly in excess of the average mortality during seven years, but not more so than might be expected from the increased population. They were fewer b/y 16 than tjiose which Occurred in ' April. The month was warmer than the same month in any year of the previous six. The mean tempera ture was higher by nearly 3' than the average of May, ? extending over a period of seven years. Males contributed 55 per cent., and females 45 per cent, to the mortality of the month. Forty-seven per cent, of the deaths were of childron under five, against 56 per cent, in May, 1865 ; 58 per cent, in May, 1864 { 52 per cent, in May, 1863 ; 54 per cent, in May, 1862 ; 53 percent, in May, 1861; and 5...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
VIEW ON THE CLYDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

VIEW ON THE CLYDE. The Clyde, whioh is a branoh of the Derwent, takes its course from Crescent Lake, which may be ' con sidered a continuation of Sorel Lake, in the Counties of Cumberland and Somerset, flows through Tunbridge Ebbington, Monrrtouth and Lawrenny, and joins the Dor wont at iHamilton. At the dry season of the year it is little moro than a chain of pools, called here lagoons, of various lengths and depth, and about thirty feet in width, In winter it booomos a considerable rlvor ; somo parts of its banks aro open, others bushy, and some rooky. The land consists of basaltio hills witbi grassy forest. In one place a rook like a stesplo stands botweon a cliff, and the margin' of the river. This iu dopiotod in tho viowr whioh presents a fair.ro presentation of the woody uoonory of Tasmania, This district is well settled. It consists of hills generally aoyorod with open grassy forest, and interspersed with patches of ouHlvoted around, In locations of laud two or three thousand...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FATAL MINING ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

FATAL MINING ACCIDENT. For the following particulars of a melancholy gobident which coourred at the claim of the Espe rance Company, Maldon, we are indebted to the Tarrensrower Times :—' Another end. most frightful accident has taken place, through inoantiona or rather ; 'thoroughly reckless blasting operations. Two men, named respectively Thomas Lewis and Jenkins T. Williams, were engaged on contract in the olaimrof the Esperance Company, Lineoott's Koof. ,' On Friday night, an intended blast missed fire, and it was left in till morning, when Lewis and Williams ooming to the conolnsion that the hole was all right, and all danger waa past, commenced to drill out the shot ; and, wo are given to under stand, suooessfully arrived at half-way through the explosive substance, which consisted of the lately patented blasting compound. Lewis was holding the steel drill with both hands, and Williams was engaged in striking tho same with a' heavy hammer, when the blast went off, blowing the d...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
QUEENSLAND FINANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

QUEENSLAND FINANCE. The Brisbane Courier, of the 4th inat., remarks that the revenue returns for the quarter ending 30th June are of a far more satisfactory charaoter than could have been anticipated from the constant com plaints made about the badness of trade. We have frequently stated that the dulaesB about whioh so much is said, is due to the absence of speculation, and to the reaction which inevitably follows a period of undue expansion of business operations. The returns before us, like those of the previoss quarter, bear out this assertion. There is a steady increase in every item, with the exoeption of the gold and the land revenue,' and the decrease in these amounts is capable of easy explanation. This in crease could not take plaoe if the colony were not really progressing in material wealth. The amount, raised at the custom house is the only criterion we have of the consumption of dutiable goods ; and this certainly does not show that any great amount of self-denial has b...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BURKE TOWN, GULF OF CARPENTARIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

BUEKK TOWN, ©ULF OF CABPENTABJA. the following letter from Mr W. Landsborough, the polios magistrate at Barke Town, ' addressed to his Exoellency the Governor, has been kindly for warded to us by his Excellency for publication : — 'Mr W. Landsborough to his Excellenoy Sir George Bowen, G.C.M.G.— Sir, — On my arrival at the Albert River- 1 pitched my camp on the eastern bank, at some little distance from the township formed by Mr J. G. M'Donald, and where I found the river water to be fresh. This is almost the highest point of the river navigable by coasters, and as the site is considerably higher than the present township, and, if necessary, a stream of superior water might be conveyed with verv little outlay from higher np the ; river, I consider this one of, if not the beat position for the future town ; more especially as the whole of the inland traffic mast of necessity come to this side of the river. The police foroe were camped fourteen miles down the river, and opposite the p...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FIGHT WITH AND SURRENDER OF A BUSHRANGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

FIGHT WITH AND SURRENDER OF A' A BUSHRANGER. ?-.-? The.Condamine correspondent of the JBrishanq Courier, writing on I4th ult., gives the following account of a fight with a bushranger, resulting in his surrender:— / . , 'f Great excitement ...has been created in onr usually qniet township' by the. capture of tbe bush ranger Hunter, alias Russell, who has committed several mail robberies in this and the Northern district. * Three weeks since, he stuck up the down mail from Taroom to Condomine, taking the who! of tho mail with him. On this occasion be gave the mailman a letter, addreesed to the Burnett Argus, and £4500 in crossed cheques that he had taken out of various mails. The' police stationed here went in search of him, but could not get on hia tracks, and returned after a fruitless search of several days. On Friday evening, he was seen at Wallan, thirty miles from this,' on the Taroom-road. Mr Iiethbridee immediately sent in a black boy, with the news to our inspector, Mr Ellio...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THE NEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, WEST MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE OF -THE' NEW:' -PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH; WEST MELBOURNE. . -?.?,?: , v! - . .. r ? TbiB interesting , ceremony took place onMonday 2nd inst;, on the ground chosen : as the 'site of the new church; 'situate- at ' the' corner ? of 'William and Lonsdale streets.' The ''necessity of-' a- church in which the Presbyterians of the west end of the'city conld assemble was leng .since felt, and steps were taken to supply the desideratumj in connection with which tliQ ioandation stone was, on Monday, laid of a building which, from, its elevation and architectural : beauty, ? will ,.be, a: great ornament: ,to the city.. .The plan. of, the church bIiowb a tower 150 feet high, surmounted, by, an octagonal lantern of thirty feet 'high, making ''tlio' total height 180 feet. ' Accommodation will -liir provided for 800 per sons ; the dimensions of the church internally being' eighty-four feet by fifty-four fuefc,,aml the height to theroof forty feet., .The sittings. will, be c...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DETERMINED SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

DETERMINED SUICIDE. A determined suioide was committed in the Earl of Zetland Hotel, Bridge-street,' BaJlaarat,' on Pri-: 3ay; 13ih inst; The Star says :— ' The deceased is it preaent supposed to have' been carrying on busi ness in Mel bourne, and came to the, hotel on Wednesday evening to stay, for a few; days. ,' He -had, with him a carpet bag, was well .dressed, tall, and, gentl(5munly in , appoarance, and seemed, between thirty-five and forty , years of age. .Nothing por ticular was noticed : about his i behavior during Thursday, and on Friday; he was only, seen once or twice by one of the servants in the establishment. He was' last seen 'about three o'olock in the after noon V and in the evening, about half-past1 six o'clock, as one of the soryunts was arranging the bedrooms; she found him lying. partly on his bed, with his throat out from ear io ear, and quite dead and cold. A rflzpr covered .with blood lay near his right hand,1 on a dressing-table near the bedside, and from t...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OPENING OF THE DISTRICT ORPHAN ASYLUM. BALLAARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

0PJD2fDfG OF THE DISTRICT ORPHAN ASYLUM, BALLAARAT. The opening of the firal wing of the Ballaarat Distriofc Orphan Asjlnm was duly celebrated on the 6th inat. Preparations were made foe ft grand holiday, and business men wore requested te olose their establishments. A flaming programme was leaned of a round of popular amusements, and a grand procoosion was marshalled on paper, in cluding friendly societies of eVery description, all the notabilities of Ballaarat East and West, muni cipal and otherwise, and even members of the Legis lative Gounoil and Assembly were not forgotten in the laudable desire to give fle&rt to the ceremony. But the pluvial god . put a wet blanket upon the demonstration, and ' washed away the tinsel ; and the grand procession, including the clergy, . &c, and all other charitable bodies, was repre sented by about a dozen firemen in scarlet and blue, preceded by a band consisting of a couple of trombones and a big drum, discoursing anything bat ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE REVENUE OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1866

THE REVENUE OF VICTORIA. The following is a comparative statement of the net revenues of Victoria received into the Treasury, Melbourne, during, and on account of, the six months ending 30th June JL8B5 and 1866 respec tively, omitting fractions of a pound : — Heads of Bovenuo. J ^- | ^ |j. ^- |^ ^ - ' V . all rll illlllfl I. - Customs. £ £ £, £ On Bpirita ? '269,24? 229,337 ... Sa,8S5 Wine..........' ? 24,298 20.6M ... 3 000 Ale, Porter. &o...... -18,534 14,9 .' ... 8 628 Tobaooo and Snuff, 7u,4;8 59,905 ... 10 613 Cigars .. .'. ? 7,339 6,217 ... 9,121 Tea ? .S3,6;-.0 lfi,8iv ... 16,807 Buftar nnd Molasses 3/,6 8 39.67S 2,0G6 Coffi'i1, &O ? ? 6,716 6,555 ... 101 Opium ? 8,996 8,86!. ... 127 llioe ? ?? 8,:i!8 8,786 . 658 Hops ? 8,;8'J S,7.il 6B8 Malt ? ....:... S,(:8o 2,73! AVharfogo and har- ... ? I or rates ? 40-480 47,176 6,69S 353 Export Duty on Gold 34,44' 41,510 7,075 AIL other Duties ? 86,830 45,460 ... 41,376 Total Customs ... 652.95U 851,360, ? . y II.-Kxoise...

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