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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 21 January 1870
BIRTHS. On the 6th January, at Boonara, Burnett district, &nbsp; Queensland, Mr. George Hall JONES, of a son. On the 12th January, at Richmond, the wife of &nbsp; &nbsp; Charles W. LAWSON, of a daughter. On the 19th January, at her residence, Milson's Point, North Shore, Mrs. W. H. PLATT, of a daughter. DEATHS. On the 11th January, at Albury, Annie Eleanor, youngest daughter of George Toutcher FLEMING, aged 6 months. On the 19th January, at her parents' residence, The Five Cross Roads Hotel, Upper William-street, Emma Louisa, the beloved daughter of Joseph and Louisa SHEPPERD, aged 13 months. On the 20th January, at 11 Arundel-terrace, Glebe, &nbsp; Cecil Paton, the infant son of Allan and Janet WEBB, &nbsp; aged 5 weeks. On the 20th January, at his residence, Jamison-street, Thomas FARRELL, Esq., spirit-merchant, in his 49th year.
A Sydney Swindler in Tasmania. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
A Sydney Swindler in Tasmania. The Tasmanian Times reports that one of the most arrant swindlers that ever excited his energies in the defrauding the Tasmanian public had been for the past three weeks pursuing a systematic cause of.cheatery in Hobart Town. While there he had rejoiced in the name of Lambert — in all probability an alias— and hailed from Sydney. It appears ihat on his arrival in Hobart Town keoroceededtb the Rock HoteL Elizabeth street, where he remained about a fortnight, and at the expiration of that time left the house without a word of explanation, leaving a bos behind which evidently contained something weighty. For several days nothing was heard of -''». and Mr. Moore gradually growing suspicious as to the erratic movements of his boarder and frmring that he was domiciled at Mrs. Smith's 'Old Bell Hotel,' Elizabeth-street, went up there and requested on explanation of his conduct. At the '? Old Bell ' this Lambert kad taken lodgings, and by permission of the lan...
Negroes and the Chinese. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
Negroes and the Chinese. There is great couuno'.ion amongst the negroes of the Southern States at the threatened inilux of Qhinesc by way,' oi' Diliforni:i, to replace tlie labour of the emancipated slaves. ' Russell,' who is writing letters to the Boston Traveller, from tlie Battle Fields of the South, furnishes the following intelligent view of negro sentiment toward tlie coming Cliinese. Ii« says : — When we were at Corinth, Miss., the question of introducing Chinese labour and driving out, the negroes was agitated by. the planters. Uuc old darkoy, with whom we fell into conversation, seemed to take it much at heart, and inquired of us if we supposed that 'dem Chinesemens would come, nohow.'- We told hiui we thought that some of thciu might conic, but did not think that their work would fill the place of negro labour. ' It's jis here, massa,' said he, throwing his long arms about in a wild way. ' 1 hain't seen nary Chinesemens ill all dis life. But I've heerd dat dey has tails li...
WATER POLICE. (Before Mr.P. L. Cloete, W.P.M.; and Messrs. Day and Elliott.) [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
WATER POLICE. (Before Mr.P. LCloete, W.P.M.; and Messrs. Day and Elliott.) Two drunkards were punished. William Henry Tregay, for riotous behaviour in George-street, was fined 10s., or three days' gaol. Elizabeth Forster, for making use of obscene language in Argyle-street, was fined 20s., or in default seven days to eaoL Martin Daniff was brought before the Court, upon warrant, charged with wife desertion. Mi's. Daniff stated that she had been married to prisoner about nino years, and had had four children by him. She had to leave him nine weeks ago, but last Sunday was induced to return. The following moruins, however, he turned her out of doors. He was in receipt of a good income, but refused to support her. Charles Swan, a carpenter' who resides next door but one to Daniff, stated that last Monday morning he saw the latter push his wife out at the back door with such violence that she fell on her face. She had the children with her, and went back again shortly afterwards, but he...
Police Courts, This Day. CENTRAL POLICE COURT. (Before Captain Scott and Messrs. Love, Thompson, and Burdekin.) [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
Police Courts, This Day. : ? 0 ? CENTRAL POLICE OOUET. (Before Captain Scott and Messrs. Love, Thompson, and Burdekin.} John Blakey, cab-driver, and George Carstairs, pugilist, under remand, -'were again brought before the Court, charged with stealing »64 from the person of John Meally. Mr. Fonster appeared for the prosecu tion, and Mr. Driver for defence. Edward Bitton deposed that he was employed at Ferry's European Hotel, Castiereagh-street. On the evening of Tuesday last be was lying asleep in tlie parlour oi tne noteL when he heard some loud talking. He saw MeaUy, the two prisoners, and a little boy. Witness served them with drinks. The two prisoners had ale, and Meally and the boy gingerheer,. Meally paid for the drinks. Shortly afterwards they went into the bar, and Meally asked the barmaid what she would have to drink. She said she would have a small bottle of . champagne. Witness said lemonade would do as well. Meally said no, she should have the champagne. Toe bottle of ch...
The Indian War in Arizona. DESPERATE FIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
The Indian War in Arizona. DESPERATE FIGHTS. A correspondent of the Prescott Miner of October 30th, writing from Tuscon, gives the following pari ticulars of the Indian war : — J | Another instance of atrocious and murderous out rage by Cochis's band of Chiricahua Apaches, and prompt pursuit and summary punishment by the few troops available, has just transpired in Southern Ari zona. On the 8th instant the postal agent at Tuscon applied to General Dem for a detachment to proceed in search of the mail coach from Mesilla to Tuscon, then forty-eight hours overdue at Tuscon. Company G, of tie Eighth Cavalry, was at once started out, with orders to push on to San Pedro, and if the mail was not met before reaching the crossing, to go to Apache Pass and if the mail had been captured report to Colonel Barnard, who, with G troupe and his own, were to at once pursue and punish the Indians. At midnight a despatch from Lieutenant Winters (late of General Devin'B staff) was received at Suo DiEtr...
A Novel Race. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
A Novel Itace. : The Ornate-Republican has the fallowing account of a 'goose race', that came off in' that city: 'Over 4000 people gathered on the banks above the pond and along the lower ond of ' Kamham-stooet, to ?witness Bob Hart and Sully in tlieir great wash-tub goose feat. Promptly at the advertised time Hart made his appearance, followed by his competitor for the golden peanut offered by Colonel Hanford. Bach sat in an ordinaiy wash-tub, to Tvhich was attached gix pair of geese, driven and guided with an ordinary, carriage whip. The most deafening applause, shouts, and yells greeted the contestants .as they were towed int« die pond. Striking, the Earnham- street bank, both started side by side, talking to and urging on the feathered racers the same as a jockey would do in a trial of speed afaong horses. Half way across the pond Solly's team switched off and bolted for the woods, giving Bob the lead by three and a half lengths. Recovering his course, Sully made splendid headwa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
SATUHDAY, JANUARY 21, 1870, ' L'uomme qdi hit' — the grinning man, as it is now striotly interpreted — might find abundant excuse for the indulgence of his risible propensities in the manner in which the political Constitution which it took so many years to win, uud the electoral law which was the trophy of so many a hard fought battle, are being travestied and ridi culed in the present mock election proceedings at Liverpool Plains.. We were enabled to announce in yesterday's Evening flews that the late sham candidate — 5Ir. Bennett — had retired 'in favour of Mr. Cowper' — a step which was certainly indicative of returning good sense on his part, especially as he is said to be a candidate for official life in the capacity of a town postman. Jiut, this mock candidate having thrown up the game which he had, no doubt, been employed to play out, another has sprung up, in the person of a Mr. Abbot, who, it' he hus never done anything else to make himself famous, is likely enough to win ...
ADELAIDE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
ADELAIDE. Friday. The Hon. J. Baker is to move in the Council, on Tuesday next, a vote of want of confidence in the present Government. The Board of the Burra Mining Company at home have sent out for one hundred tons of different kinds of poor quality of copper ore, to enable them to test a new machine especially adapted for the reduction of ores. Captain Edgecombc, the Governor's aide-de.camp, is promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel. The Cabinet have decided upon not paying tho salaries of the Civil servants at the end of the month, unless the Estimates are passed. The corn market is quieter. Sales of wheat have been made at 5s 2d ; F. O. B. tlour, £11 15s to £12 10s.— Herald. The Botakx Spoets. — We have to remind intend ing competitors that the Botany Sports on Anniversary Day close to-night. It may be added that the vessel intended to be blown up by the torpedo is now anchored in Botany Bay. The entries for the great event of the day— the Baby Show — amount at the pre sent time to 47....
Celebrated Riders to Hounds. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
Celebrated Riders to Hounds. This is truly a horsey age we live in ; though eques trianism was a boasted acquirement many centuries ago, I think, however, it will be admitted that it lias never been so widely diffuse! or so well performed as it is sit the present period. This is due to foxhunting. When that glorious sport first commenced, we read of u few brilliant stars in the hunting hemisphere; their fame was by comparison with their compeers. At the time when Mr. Meynell reigned iu Leicestershire, au incrcAscd stimulant to riding was promoted, by the buoyant spirits resorting to thiit highly favoured region. Among the earliest nud most distinguished wtts Mr., aftcrmuiU crented Lord, Forester, with his brother Salopian Mr. Childe. These two daring horsemen ap peal' to hnvc set the example, and other am bitious companions were ready to emulate their prowess over the luxuriant pasture fields of the midland counties. Lord Forester was said to have had & remarkably fine hand ...
Telegrams, This Day. MELBOURNE. Saturday, Noon. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
Telegrams, This Say. MELBOURNE. Saturday, Noon. ' Mr., and Mrs. Charles Matthews are to leave England for Melbourne this month, to fulfil aa «ngagement at the Theatre Boyat The managers of the theatre havereceived the agreement from thair Condon agents. Hetr Bandmann and his wife left here yesterday, in the You Yangs, for Sydney. Holders of kerosene ask an advance of a penny. The American news favours a considerable advance in tobacco. Messrs. Hastings, Cuningnam, and Co. sold by auction 820 bales wooL Greasy brought 6d to 9Jd ; scoured, lOd to Is ljd; fleeces, Is to Is 44.
Some of My Early Adventures MY ADVENTURE WITH COLANI, THE ALPINE HUNTER. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
SomeJof My IBarly Adventures [bv ax old spob^smak.] MY AI-VENTUBE WTTH COLAKI, THE ALPINE HTJNTEfi. Among the most striking of my experiences are those which iclatetoanadveaturewLichlhad -with Cc&ani, the must fimjone chamois hunter of the present conlmy, who dwelt above the village of Pontrraiua, nut fur fi-om the K^-j^aioglarier and the colossal Bernina, in the south-eastern nook of the GrieonE that border upon Lomb:uiy ;iud tho Tyrol. This Colani was «, desper ate bandit, who had attained the exclusive right to many iqii'ire leagues of mountain, and suffered none to encroach upon his hunting-ground. He had a sort of far west morality, by -which he perfectly justified himself in planting a bullet in the body of any in truder on liia usurped domain. In the mountains near /J» cottage he had about two hundred half tanic chaiiiois, which he calculated to yield him yearly sixty youn~ ones, and o£ which he annually shot a liW number of old bucks. It was very unsafe to carry a pi...
Insolvency, This Day. SURRENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
Ihsdfency, This Day, ? ? -o ? - . SUBRENDEBS. - ? ' - ? John B. Jones, of Elizabeth-street, Sydney, gentle man. Cause of- insolvency: Pressure of creditors. Schedule to T)e filed by February 4th. Official assignee, Mr. F. T. Hnmphery. ? Edward John JSwikeley, of Alexandria, Government tilerk. Cause of insolvency : Adverse judgment in Supreme Court. liabilities, £H2 3s 84 Assets, ' 1550. Deficiency, L92 3s 8d. Official assignee, Mr. B. H. SranpiH
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
MR. ROBERT WATT, of Kan saloon, has been appointed AGENT for the EMPIRE and TOWN AJTD COUNTliY JOUBNAX for Uiat district, and is nutlioriscd to receive subscribers' names, and collect all ccounts for the above jiapeis. MERRIWA.— Mrs. M. WINTER ha been annotated Agent for the EMPIEE and TOW AND COUNTKV JOTJENAI. for the above district, and authorised to receive subscribers' names, collect moneys, &c from date. ?inly 30* 186 STEAM KR FAIRY QUEEN, every SUNDAY, to CEEMOUNE GARDENS, leaves Milson*E Wharf, Circular Quay, at 2.30, 3.30, 4,30 Leaves Omomc. last' trip, atC p.m. Return Tickets, Sixpence. npO ROBEHT CAMPBELL, Esq. We, the undersigned electors of the Upper Ward, in tlie Municipality of Pnddington, being desirous that you should became our representative in the Council, beg that you vrili allow yourself to be nominated ; and we hereby pledge our selves to use eveir exertion to secure your return. Wm. Hei3et,'j.P. Jolin Coo]KT Wm. Galviii John Anted George Hawkins Alexan...
BRISBANE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
'BRISBANE. Friday. Frank Connolly, of Gayndah, died from the effects of a buggy accident. The Agricultural show at Toowoomba yesterday was very successful. There -were numerous exhibits of farm and garden produce. The Etock Bhow -was email, HiB Excellency the Governor was present. The City of Brisbane leaves for Maryborough to morrow, to avoid taking the English mails. — Herald.
Coroner's Inquest. FOUND DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
Coroner's Inquest. FODHD DBOWNH). The City Coronet yesterday resumed the inquest upon the body of the unfortunate young woman Margaret JSoyce, -whose corpse was found on Thursday morning floating in the water near Pynnont Eridgt. ' The following evidence 'was taken f3 Arfriso Boyce stated that she was a single -woman and resided at Cook's Biver, where she was employed as servant by a gentleman named Yates. She haij a sister, aged twenty-one years, named Margaret Boyce in the employ of Mr. and Mrs. Thame of whom she spoke very highly. The last time witness saw her alive was on Sunday week when she visited her at Cook's Biver. She was not complaining then and was is good health. Witness was' not aware that her sister ever underwent an operation, and did not know that there was anything preying upon her mind. She told witness that a young man used to visit her at Thame's, but that she did not care much about him. She did not state what his name was. Witness had no reason to suppose tha...
A Madman Killed, near Mudgee. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
A Madman Killed, near Mudgee.l ? Anmquestwas held on Monday hist i4»n the body 3 of Edward Foley, lying dead at bis residence, Barren-] dulla, before Dr. W. King, district coroner of Mudgee. _ George Salter stated : I tuna constable of the mounted police stationed at Mudgee. On Saturday night las*. about 11 o'clock, constable Boyd and myself arrived at Foley's place, havine a warrant for Us apprehension for being a dangerous V»)«t.i' ; upon arrival we saw alight in the kitchen. The deceased's son who was with me said he would go and see who was there; we saw an old man and Foley's son running to the stable. Constable Boyd and I rail to the stable We were informedby Foley that his father wasdead. We went to tiie stable and saw tn'i' lying on his back with his limbs spread out; his arms extended, the right hand on the hips and his left hand on a sheet of bark. The hands were partially closed. We lifted the head up, and saw marks of blood on the face and side of the head. We found the ...
MELBOURNE. Friday, noon. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 22 January 1870
MELBOURNE. Friday, noon. Mr. Graham Berry has accepted ofhee as Colonial Treasurer, and will be sworn in to-day. The Slinisterial Banquet at Sandhurst, was very successful. Mr. Hacpherson, the Chief Secretary, spoke at some length, and said the Government intended to introduce liberal and progressive mea sures. The Opposition demonstration was also largely attended. Friday, 2 p.m. A midSdfe was decoyed from her home to Colling wood Flat on Wednesday night, under pretence of her professional service being required. On the flat she was criminally assaulted by three men in succes sion. A man named Michael Hasty has been arrested, and the others can be identified. Friday, 3 p.rn. Stocks of brandy, compared with last year's dates, show a decline of 12,000 cases and 800 hogsheads. The mail news has not yet affected the markets. Frfiscr and Co. sold to-d:iy, at auction, about 290 packages tobacco. Sound, bought for twist, Hid to Is 2d ; fancies, Sfdto Is Id. The Avoca cleared the heads at ...