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COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
COURTS. Full Jurisdiction, £400, is held at Pal- merston, on Wednesday, as per following dates :-On, September. 5,... October 3»' November 7, December 5* Limited Jurisdiction, £20, will be held on September 19, October 17, November 14, and December 19. . Licensing Bench, on Tuesday» Septem I ber ll, and December, ll.
Telegraphic News. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT ADELAIDE. AUGUST 28. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
Telegraphic News. FBOM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT ADELAIDE. AÜGÜST 28. Ostrich feathers of local growth pat ap at auction this week averaged 9s. each, and ostrich eggs realised 7s. per pair. Small-pox has ceased at Border- town. Several cases have been re- ported at the Orient Hotel, Sydney, and the honse has been strictly quarantined, though at present there is a difference of opinion existing as to the true nature of the disease. A company proposing to loch the mooth of the Darling River is likely to be formed. Two-thirds of the required capital, has already been subscribed. Mr. Moule has moved a proposition to the effect that the drawback be allowed on all goods re-exported to the Northern Territory. The Trea- surer, said he would have the accounts separately kept, and make special regulations with regard to the draw- back, which he hoped would facili- tate commerce. The Council have passed the Exhibition Repeal Bill by fifteen votes against seven. The Treasurer introduces his land an...
OPEN COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
OPEN COLUMN. LETTERS to the Editor must be couched in respectful and simple language and as concise as possible. In every case the writer's name is required, not necessarily for publication, but as a ".. guarantee of good, faith.] ; : ' DEAR SIR.-Byjaddressing you publicly in the columns of your journal on the above subject, I hope to attract the serious attention of the Government Resident, the heads of the Police Department, and all others whom it may concern, to a most iniquitous state of things existing up country. _ I allude to the now recognised systematic process of theiving that is being carried on continuously and success fully by the Chinese in almost every camp in the country. No single habitation in the mining districts is safe from the depreda- tions of these vilains ; and teamsters and travellers are sufferers to a considerable extent as well. The Police, are, seemingly, there does not seem to be the slightest attempt made by them or their superiors to meet the questio...
The North Australian. FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 29. "NUMBER ONE" AND COUNTRY POLTCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
'he ^forlh j^nsfraliíiti. FMDAY EVENING, AUGUST 29. NUMBER ONE" AND COUNTRY POLTCE. A LETTER signed " Number One " in another column calls forth a few re- marks from ourselves. The writer using the well-known alias apparently takes a deep interest in placing his grievance in as showy a light as possible; but, in this instance, we thing a shade less peremptoriness might have been exer- cised. We have on various occasions previously had cause to grumble at the inconsistencies of members of the Police Department in the Northern Territory, but, nevertheless, do not consider the Department the butt for such abuse os "Number One'' throws in its face. That it is not a body of angelic clever- ness we^do not dispute. We aré com- pelled to admit that the country folks do suffer to an alarming extent through these pilfering devils ; and we are will- ing to echo the writer's sentiments with regard to the capture of thieves of this class, viz., that, although the thefts are in the knowledge of t...
SHIPPING. ABBITED [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
ABBITED August 27-The China Navigation Co's. s.s. Tamsui, Captain Varden, from southemports. Passengers-Mrs. Stewart and 2 children, Messrs.' Garlick, Gooch and Parks. About 6 tons general cargo. Adcock Bros., agents. August 37-The schooner Black Hawk, 44 tons, Captain Beaver, from Jones' bland. One passenger.-Adcock Bros., agents. SAILED. August 27-The China Navigation Co's s.s. Tamsui, for Hongkong, ll Chinese on deck.-Adcock Bros., agents. " The rioting at the Australian v. The Players match in England on August 1st took the following form :-At the time for the adjournment for luncheon the Australians wanted ll to win the match The crowd of spectators demanded that the contest should be finished immediately, having suspected that the match was prolonged for " gate money, " and having been unaware that Murdoch intended to allow free admission to the Oval after 2 p.m. The mob " rushed " the ground, drew the stumps, pulled up the stakes, and jostled and hooted the Australian Eleven....
POST OFFICE ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
POST OFFICE OEDERS. For sums If payable in South Australia . Other. Australian Colonies > Tasmania, or New Zealand j United Kingdom, India, or ) Cape of Good Hope .j Germany or Switzerland Hongkong . Not [exceeding £2 Above £2,| and not exceeding £5. S. D. 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 6 S. D. O' 6 1 0 2.6 4 0 3 0 Above £5,|. and not exceeding I £7/ 8. ». 1 0 3 6 0 0 4 6 No Single Order can be granted for more than £10.
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
Personal. Duncan M'Kellar, of Stawell (Vic), died worth £171,000. Consul Kahlo is to be succeeded by Mr. Amos T. Learner of New York! We conld make a joke, but will pass on. Mr. Robert Lowe of Mudgee is dead, aged 75 years. Ho was not a bad sort-but was principally noted for being well off and having shot a bushranger dead. Mr. N. Walter Swan, the Victorian lit- terateur, is dead. Thc STDNKY HKRAT.I> says he wrote for tho SYDNKY MAH., and the EVKNING NKWS says he wrote for the TOWN Ann COBXTKY JOUIINAL. Another proof that thc evil a man docs often lives after hi*n ! Tully, the defaulting manager of the Preston (England) Bank, has been arrested at New York. Ho " defaulted " £2(;,000, and about £4000 was found at his lodgings. Ho, however, had re- solved to load a good life in tho now world. When arrested, ho was wearing thc garb of a Salvationist missionary. In illustration of the Scotchman's love of country the late Duke of Buccleuch said : " I would rather die in a snow wreath o...
Yam Creek and Katherine, [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
Yam Creek and Katherine, (by Packhorse). UP. MAIL-Leakes Yam Creek on Toes day at" 5 a.m.; Part Darwin Çfunp, same day, tí a.m.; Twelve Mile, . same day, ll a.ni.; arriving at Pine Creek, at 6 p.ni., and Katherine on Thursday, at 5 p.m. DOWN MAIL.-Leaves Katherine on Saturday, 6 a.m.; Pine Creek, Monday, S a.m.; Twelve-Mile, same day, 12.10 p.m.; Port Darwin Camp, same day, 5.10 p.m.; arriving at Yam Creek at 6 p.m.
POSTAL CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
POSTAL CHARGES. LETTON. NMCEU. MKM EnglandandEuiópe 6d£os4os.,4d. i Chins . 6 | 4 4 i Singapore direct... 6 £- 4 4 £ " viaHongkongls., £ 4 , - 4 i Java direct ... 6 J 4 4 i I " Tia Hongkong ls. | 4 4 i Victoria. 2 > 1 1 New South Wales 2 « 1 4 £ Siueensiand ... 2 J 1 4 ¿ asnuuiia 2 i 1 4 l| South Australia 2 i -J | West Australia... 2 A 1 4 £ New Zealand ... 2 |- 4 1 1
THE REVISED OLD TESTAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
THE EE VISED OLD TESTAMENT. The American and English committees: have almost finished then? labours in the Old Testament (says thc pErHorr FBER PBESS). It is expected that the revision will be published in tho. course of a few months. The revision is said to. have beea made with the sole purpose of placing the Bible in a position in which the people may understand every word as the- scholars understand thom, as the text stands in the original. To do this many of the beauties of expression have been sacrificed in order to give the true meaning of the original. The poetical forms and the archaisms will be retained to a larger extent than they were the New Testament. That fabulous beast the " unicorn, " will give place to the wild ox. "The River of Egypt " will be " the brook of Egypt. " "Thc Book of Jasper " will be the " Book of Upright." " The plain of Morah " will be " the rock of Morah." The children of Isarel did not borrow of the Egyptains what they never intended to return, out...
Southport and Twelve-Mile. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
Southport and Twelve-Mile. (by coach.) UP MAIL.-Leaves Southport on Sun- day, at ^ a.ini; Bridge Creek, Monday noon; Port Darwin Camp, Monday, 5 p.m.; Yam Creek, ti p.m.; arrives at Twelve* Mile at 8 p.m. DOWN MAIL.-Leaves the Twelve-Mile at 4 a.m., on Tuesday; Yam Creek, same day, 5 a.m., Port Darwin Camp, same day, 6 a.m.; Bridge Creek, same day, ll a.m., arriving at Southport on Wednesday,' at ti p.m. -
Sporting Mems. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
Sporting Mems. Hurricane and Sir Modred have been backed for big stuns during the week. Legrand has been scratched for the Caul- field Cup. Hore surprises are to come. The big trotting prizes of the American sporting season now on, amounts in all to £26,400. Palmer, the Victorian crack bowler, is a native of N.S.W. He was born at Albury, 22 Feb. 1800 The Australians return home at the end of September. They've done precious little good to the colonies. Hurricane and Sir Modred have been backed for the Hawkesbury Handicap, at 100's to 8, for some thousands. Martini-Henry has disappeared from Bandwick, and it looks as if he is cut out to win the Melbourne Cup. Hayward, an American sporting capitalist, promises to bring out to Australia, a combination of wrestlers and glove men. - ; Chippenham, winner of the Victorian Grand National, was a buggy horse a few months ago. He hns been sold for India. The Federal Consultation Company has been announced for the Melbourne Cup, £25,000. The on...
The Household. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
The Household. Pallets will lay eggs through the winter if kept in a warm boase, and provided with crashed shells and good feed. Chopped cabbage and other green food is relished by fowls along with the grain Avoid crowding the poultry, and keep the nests, walls, etc., free from vermin. Save the spout tea-leaves for a ew days, then steep thom in a tin pail or pan for half an hour ; strain through a sieve, and use the tea for all varnised paints. It requires little elbow polish, as the tea acts as a strong detergent, cleansing the paint from all imparities and making it equal to new. It cleans windows and sashes and oilcloths ; indeed, any varnish surface is improved by its application. It washes window-panes and mirrows mach better than water and looking-glass frames. It will not do to wash unvarnished paints with it. A Very Fine Omelet-Stir a tablespoon- ful of flour into one-quarter tumbler of milk to a paste, and mix this with three-quarters of a tumbler- ful of boiling milk, addi...
Woman Items. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 29 August 1884
Woman Items. The Queen's book is to be translated into Gaelic. It will next appear in good English. Mrs. Langtry made £3600 in two weeks in San Francisco. Something in beauty after all. " What is it that you like about that girl ?" asked one yonng man of another. " My arm," was tho briïf reply. There is a fearful increase in divorce cases in England. The last published list shows 237 cases for trial, 169 of'which are undefended. In Armenia, girls are married at twelve years of age. This enables them to procuro three or four divorces before thoy aro old enough to go on tho stage, and also proparcs them to como to Australia to the theatrical trio with a star engagement the first yeari A lunatic beggar, named Mary Cummins, was recently removed from her home in a street in Birmingham to a lunatic asylum ; and on the pro- mises being searched, a sum of ¿62202 in gold was fonnd hidden away in a tin box. Her lunacy con- sisted in an eternal fear of being poor. A little girl had been visiti...