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Literature. A MAN'S PRIVILEGE CHAPTER III.—COMING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
literature. A MAN'S PRIVILEGE By DORA RUSSELL, Author of 'A Country Sweetheart,' 'The Last Signal,' 'Footprints in the Snow,' 'The Broken Seal,' 'The Vicar's Gover ness,' &c, &c. [Published by special arrangements with the author. All rights reserved.] Chapter IIL— Coming Events. It was late in the afternoon of the next day Wore Stephen Wilde - reappeared . at Gxoavenor-place. When he did apt come in at lunch Nora Ford remarked on hfe absence. 'What on earth can have got Mr. Wilde?' she said, addressing George Herbert. 'Perhaps he has some, business engage ment,' answered Herbert, with some reserve in bis tone. 'Perhaps he has gone to hunt up the law yers to try to find out about Mr. Dane's win,' retorted Nora, Bmiling. .But Florence Dane, who was present at this conversation, did not smile. She cast her eyes down on her plate and a Bort of pained dis trust crept into her heart as she listened to Nora's careless words. ThiB girl had ate Mr. Dane's bread, had lived un...
Selected Poetry. BEAUTIFUL WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
[?] BEAtrhiFUL world: - [By the Late Professor BiackirJ .Beautiful world ! . ? ? Though bigots condemn thee, My tongue fiuds bo words For the graces that gem thee ! *? Beamiup with sunny light, Bountiful ever, Streaming with gay delight, Full as a river. . . Bright world ! brave world ! Let cavillers blame thee ! I bless thee, and bend To the God who did frame thee. Beautiful world ! '. Bursting around me, '' Manifold, million-hued ' ' Wonders confound me ! From earth, sea, andjstarry sky^ ' Meadow and mountain, Eagerly gushes Life's magical fountain. ... . Bright world ! brave world ! Though witliDgs may blame thee, Wonderful excellence Only could frame thee ! The bird in the greenwood - His sweet hymn is trolling, The fish iu blue ocean i Is spouting aud rolling ! Light things on airy wing Wild dances weaving, Clods with new life in spring, Swelling and-heaving. - Thou quick teeming world, Though scoffers rnay blame thee, I wonder and. worship The God who could frame thee. Beautif...
THE DEAN CASE. THE CONSPIRACY CHARGE. Sydney, October 31. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
THE DEAN CASE. THE CONSPIRACY CHARGE. Sydney, October 31, The hearing of the charge of conspiracy against Crick, Meagher, Dean, Green, and Jane Reynolds was resumed to-daj\ Evidence was given by Constable Murdoch as to Meagher getting him to obtain a statement from a woman named Gail to bring a charge of bigamy against a man named Gail, a material witness against Dean before the Royal Com mission. Afterwards a warrant wa3 issued for the arrest of Gail. He was charged with bigamy at the Police Court and remanded o:i the application of a representative of Crick and Meagher. Subsequently the prosecution was dropped. Constable Chavers gave evidence that at the North Sydney Police Court he overheard Dean tell someone that Meagher had a letter in his possession that would enable him to have Gail arrested any moment. Evidence was then tendered to show that Gail had had a decree nigi in divorce recorded against him. and had before it was made absolute married again in ignorance that doing s...
THE REDFERN RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Sydney, October 31. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
THE REDFERN RAILWAY ACCI DENT. Sydney, October 31. The appeal case, Mackenzie v. the Railway Commissioners, in which the plaintiff sought to have the £2,000 damages awarded as com pensation for injuries received in the Redfern railway accident increased, has been settled. The Commissioners have agreed to increase the award to £2,500. There are other terms in the agreement which have not been made public.
ASSAULTING A WITNESS. THE CHARGE AGAINST GREEN. Sydney, October 31. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
ASSAULTING A WITNESS. THE CHARGE AGAINST GREEN. Sydney, October 3L Daniel Green was further remanded to-day on a charge of having assaulted Ellen Parker. Mr. Bloomfield, who' prosecuted for the Crown, stated that it would be shown that the woman had been assaulted most violently by Green because she refused an offer of £10 to leave the country and thus avoid giving evidence in a divorce case now pending. He asked that the bail should be increased. This, however, the bench refused, but granted a remand until Tuesday. ___________
COUNTRY INSTITUTES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
COUNTRY INSTITUTES. Stirling East, October 24.— The annual meeting of the Stirling East Institute was held on October 21, Mr. W. H. Milford presiding over a fair attendance. The report showed that the income including a balance of £10 10s. lid. from the previous year amounted to £72 7s. Cd., and expenditure to £66 9s. 8d., leaving a credit balance of £5 17s. lOd. The following officers were eleoted members for the ensuing year : — Mr. W. H. Milford, president ; Mr. E. Mensel, vice-president; Dr. McLachlan, secretary ; Messrs. S. Moss, C. Constable, F. Radford, O. Mensel, J. Richards, H. Ives, C. LeMaistre, G. Berriman, and Newman, com mittee ; Messrs. J. Lancaster and W. Rogers, auditors. Messrs. D. Bower, W. J.' Sowden, andJT. Burgoyne, M.P., were re-elected mem bers of the Public Library Board. Lauba, October 24. — 1 he annual meeting of subscribers to the Laura Institute was held last night, tho president (Mr. Israel Taylor) being in tho chair. The report and balance-sheet showed...
A MYSTERIOUS CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
A MYSTKRI0U3 CASE. Rivebtox, October 24.— On Wednesday the police here received a communication asking them to go to Tarlee, and take a doctor with them. On arriving there it was found that a dead child had been found in a well on Mr. Simpson's property, the Sir James Fergusson Hotel. An inquest was held on Thursday at the hotel before a jury of six, Mr.U. W. Hall, acting as coroner. Lance-Corporal Bushell conducted the proceedings on behalf of the police, assisted by M.C. Turner, of Hamley Bridge. W. Simpson, proprietor of the hotel, said he sent Harry Eva to clean out the well and take out a pipe which was in it. Assisted him to take the pipe out. After this Eva called him to see a bag. Had the contents of the bag turned out on the grass. It appeared to be the body of an infant in a very much decomposed state. About a fortnight ago the children drew his attention to a nasty smell coming from the well. They said they saw a bag down the well. It was about 20 ft. deep. Did not recogn...
SCALDED TO DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
SCALDED TO DEATH. Boedertown, October 25.— A sad scalding accident, which ended fatally, occurred yester day to a two-year-old child of Mr. John Venn, of Mundalla. It appears the mother made some tea, and putting the teapot on the table she went outside for a short time. During her absence the child crawled up on a form along side the table, put the spout of the teapot into its mouth, and swallowed a quantity of the hot tea, which scalded the throat and the stomach. The child was taken to Dr. Gibbes, but he could do nothing. It died in a few hours after the accident. Much sympathy is expressed for the parents in their bereave ment
Country News. RABBIT PLAGUE AT COOKBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
(Etfimirp itetos. RABBIT PL AGUE AT COCKBURN. Cockbuhn, October 27. — The adjourned public meeting in reference to the rabbit plague was held on Saturday, Mr. Allanson presiding. Since last meeting there have bean two men with drays carting dead carcasses, and fully 80,000 rabbits have been removed from tho railway yard and township in one week. With a few exceptions all the residents have subsribed to the scavenging levy. Tho meeting decided to continue carting for another week. It was resolved that the members of the district Bhould be written to asking them to help to stop tho nuisance. The meet ing was further adjourned* till next Saturday.
DEATH OF AN OLD COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
DEATH OF AN OLD COLONIST. Port Lincoln, October 25. — Another old colonist has passed away in the person of Mr. James Sinclair, of Green Patch, Port Lincoln. He died yesterday at the age of 90 years. He was born in Shetland in 1805, and reached South Australia in the year 1839 in the same ship that brought the renowned explorer Mr. J. McDouall Stuart to the colony. He reached Port Lincoln in 1819, and has lived here ever since. The deceased gentleman was a member of the first road board elected for the Flindars district. He leaves 5 sons, 3 daughters, 32 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
TASMANIA. Hobart, October 27. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
TASMANIA. Hobart, October 27. Yesterday morning the premises occupied by Messrs. Willing, Thorburn, Webb, and Bain, in Hampden-road, were destroyed by fire. Later in the day two brick houses in Adelaide-street, occupied respectively by Mr. Mallot and Mr. Wilson, were totally de stroyed by fire. The premises and furniture were uninsured. Launeeston. October 27. The West Volunteer, Lef roy, has crushed 210 tons of quartz for 1,290 oz. of amalgam, which retorted 488£ oz. of gold, as the result of 14 days' crushing. The Central Mount Lyell bore is down 520 ft., and has passed through veins of solid pyrites with splashes of galena and copper pyrites. The total Tasmanian gold crushings for October resulted in a return of 6,481 oz. of gold from 5,524 tons treated, the value being £25,927. The total Bum paid in dividends was £13,112. Years ago a young Hungarian refugee settled near Bradford, in England, and be came a teacher of languages. He married one of his fair pupils, despite the oppos...
MRS. TREGASKISS A NOVEL OF ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN LIFE. CHAPTER XII.—OLD CYRUS CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
MRS. TREGASKISS A NOVEL OF ANGLO- AUSTRALIAN LIFE. By MRS. CAMPBELL PRAED, Authoress of 'An Australian Heroine,' 'Policy and Passion,' 'Nadine,' 'Miss Jaoobsen's Chauco,' 'Arina,' 'The Romance of a Station,' and (in conjunction with Mr. JuBtin McCarthy) 'The Right Honorable,' ' The Ladies' Gallery,' &c, &c [Published by special arrangement with the author. All rights reserved.] Chapter XII.— Old Cyrus Chance. Cyrus Chance was the millionaire of the Leura. No one knew how rich he was. He had cattle and sheep stations scattered over three colonies ; he had a share in a gold mine ; ho had sugar plantations up north and flour mills down south ; he was said to own a great meat freezing establishment and to have investments in Fiji and the South Sea Islands. There were all sorts of stories afloat about his great wealth and his eccentric ways. No doubt both were exaggerated, but there was no doubt that he might), had he chosen, have been a social and financial riower in any...
MISCELLANEOUS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, October 27. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
MISCELLANEOUS. VICTORIA. Melbourne. October 27. A nugget, weighing 20 oz., has been found by some prospectors on Crown lands, near alluvial cquntry, west of Snake Valley. Mr. Henry Cromby, one of the proprietors of the Toobooric station? Heathcote, committed euicide on Friday evening by shooting himself through the heart with a gun. Financial diffi culties, it is said, were the cause. Sarah Taylor, aged 44, residing alone at Footscray. was badly burnt to-day about the body . by her clothes catching fire. She is not expeoted to recover. During the passage of the Norwegian ship Industrie, from Bahia, one of the seamen, Robert Brandt, lost his hold, fell into the sea, and was drowned. The annual collections on behalf of the hospitals took place yesterday and to-day, and resulted in an increase of about £700 on last year's collections, , although the weather was unfavorable. It is well-known that Lady Brassey rides a bicycle, and that she was bringing out a machiue on board the Sunbeam,...
"THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA." [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
'THE DISCOVERY OF AUS TRALIA.' Messrs. E. S. Wigg & Son have forwarded to us a copy of a new and important work on 'The Discovery of Australia,' by George Collingridge. The work professe3 to be 'a critical, documentary, and historic investiga tion concerning the priority of discovery in Australasia by Luropeans bifore the arrival of Lieutenant James Cook, in the 'Endeavor,' in the year 1770,' and it is supplied with illustrations, charts, mana and diagrams, notes, references, and indices. Its author is a member of the Australasian aud other Geographical Societies, and his qualification for the tusk he has com pleted is shown by his study of 'every book and every map of real importance to the ques tion which has been produced in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Dutch.' The work is designed to supersede, or at least supplement, the late R. H. Major's introduction to the 'Early Voyages to the Terra Australia, ' published in 1851), and therefore at a time when ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, October 27. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, October 27. The annual prize meeting of the New South Wales Rifle Association was concluded on Saturday, when Lady Darley presented the prizes. The Victorian competitors were fairly successful, and Major Umpnelby takes away a fair amount of prize-money. Mis. Gillies, mother of Mr. J. Gilliee, M.P. for West Maitland, was burnt to death on Saturday owing to her clothes catching lira Broken Hill, October 28. Mr. Dudley, lately in charge of the chlori dising works on the Proprietary mine, left last night for West Australia to take charge of several claims near Coolgardie. An impudent robbery was committed in Argent-street on Saturday night. Mrs. Birn baum, laundrywoman, was returning home in a cart with two other women when a man jumped up behind and snatched a bag contain ing £3. Mr. Fred Harpery in charge of the labor bureau on the Proprietary mine, was assaulted on Saturday evening. A man struck him over the head with a bottle of beer, causing painful injurie...