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THE FORGED LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
'THE FORGED LETTERS. . Uncle Hervey, I have decided, - decided long ago, and announced to you my'decisioni." . You ainnouneed to me a whim, a ca price, the adoption of a ridiculous fancy, which, supposing you would never have the fool-hardiness-to persist in consuma ting, I did not violently oppose at the time. Buit now -- " "Now-wvell now, Uncle Hervey ?"' Isabel questioned, with her calm, dark eyes upon that gentleman. : .' " Now," he continued, regarding her sternly, " as your legal guardian, it be comes my duty to oppose you in a matter so vitally connected with your future welfare; to prove to you, since my plain and unsupported word does not suffice, that Maurice Bradly is not a suitable person for you to marry." Isabel's only reply to thiswas ahaughty inclination of her graceful head. After waiting a little, and very carefully re moving an imaginary speck of dirt from his coatesleeve, Mr. Hervey continued, somewhat more blandly : " As I told you before, Mr. Bradly is not a su...
CRICKET MATCH. YORK v. BEVERLEY. (From a Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
* CRICKET- MATCH. T~. .:-~~oURI T. DEEwB LEY'' -.'.:(From a corresponident.) . This game came off. on Thursday, the .1 7th inst., on the ground of the former; The weather for several days previous had ,been excessively wet. A heavy shower which fell shortly before the play commenced did not at all improve the site on which the game was to be contested; both sides, however, appeared anxionus:t begin. The stumps being pitched, and .th? (ts.woun by the Yorkites, play was called and kept up (in spite of occasional showers) with great spirit on both sides. The Yorkites made a good stand, and their last wicket did not go down until they had succeeded in making, a score of eighty-six. After an interval of about tenminutes the other side took the bat, and played remarably steady, but made runs at a very slow rate, so that on the fall of the last• wicket they had only suc ceeded in rising their score to 33-thus leaving their opponents 53 runs in advance. All now repaired to the Luncheon, and...
To the Editor of The Herald. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
~SIR, .Ho ity Toity !'11 Room for Progress'!" Here iwe are again ! I LOok out for the enlight ened Perthite, the more than worthy successor of the Brunels, the Stephlinson's. the l'occe's,. and other men who.are considered to have been qualified to give an opinion on matters connected with engineering, docks, breakwaters, &c. Who iri the name of all that is ridiculous is that most complete and ready-made ass ofall asseswho presumes on the strength of being. perhaps the holder of Perth Suburban Allot ment'Z. 2291 a.; some miles in the sand behind the Abattoir, to lecture the people 'of this Colo ny; and to force down their throats his absurd nonsense and twaddle ? Who is Mr. Bickley ? Well one thing about him he is -not ashamed to put his name to what he writes like Progress. Mr. B3. also evidently'knows something at any rate about shipping, docks, and harbors, which Progress most certainlydoesi't, else why does he make an assertion Which he can't sustain and. then in his exq...
THE STORY-TELLER. TELL THAT TO THE MARINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
THE STORY-TELLER. TELL THAT TOTHE MARINES. Th;ey:v ere two officers o'. Manries, and they .were ',ittine: near th. how-w9indoiw of "the T ?'rafiidtl r," leisuirely .smokin~g their after dinner cheroots.- "hile summer-dusk veiled their features, leaving nothing visible but the fiery ends of their weeds. It was a time when the wine goes round silently, and men whose faces are in shadow, feel disposed to speak more freely than is their wont in the broad glare of day. A third gentlerman was of the party-a gen tleman of the genus ' swell.' He did not look like a man who would talk in low, siad tones of byegone love-afflirs in the gloaning, tel ling his story nnder the influence of the hour of unhappy attachments and wasted devotion, but this was what Ih caid : " I can't help thinking that our institutions hear hard upon a fellow ; and that polygainy must be the right thing after all. You re nre nber Laura Wrolferstan ? Well, that's the woman to sit at the head of a fellow's table; and do...
ANSWERS TO CHARADES. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
ANSWERS TO CHARADES. " An admirer of Barney 0'Keefe'r produe tion.s," Pertih :-Your sblutioll~iof the charades in our last, are all correct. No. 1. Shawl-saw-awl, M. Victoria, 3. Lord of Lords, 4. Teams-Steam-Tea. "E dward Austin Birch '"' :*-Your solutions. are correct. " Matilda " :-Your answers are:correct. --Thomas Cooper" Perth-- : Your answers.. are correct. . :.
TENDERS ACCEPTED. Colonial Secretary's Office. Perth 22nd September, 1868. JOHN SEAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
TENDERS ACCEPTED. Coloiiial Secietcry s Ofice. SPerth 22nd Septembero , 1?868i:: JOHN SEAROOK. To repair at Road fromi the D1le :.Bridge, Beyerley, to Brookton,for £39. T. W\EAVIR, To -supply Boots and Shoes at varioius: p:ices B. MASON, STo supply Timber foriDredgc Y:rdi North Fremantle Bridge, at, per !0oad -- .leWn~ 3 3s. Satwn, .£3 12", 6d. H. W. J. GiLLM'Xr, 'To sipply 3000 feet 7i2, Mahogany : Ti1ber, for North Jetty, Fremntle, at 1s ?er: 100 feet runu S By HiS Excellencys'comhmaid,;:.r ·-': : E::: . - .PARLE .F: E: ,CBnS . Colonital Secetr y.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
T-ENDELRS will be received too WED ' NESDAY the 30th instant, by. Mr. W. . ].earce, Chairman of Com mittee Fremantle Literary Institute, for making a Boox CAsE. Informatioi :can be obtained on alpplication to Mi. W. 81:?-. Pearce, or G. A. Davis. - By order, S. ..THOS. CORORIGAN,: ; Secretary. Fi:remantle, 26th Sept., 1868. 'The Mails from the Colouies,, contain nothing interesting. Wheat is qiioted at 6s. to 7. per bushel, and Flour 16 to £17 pIer -ton..
CHARADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
CHARADE. No. 5. IMy first is a very import?ait part of the ' human -frame, transposed I am to spoil damage; transposed again I belong to the mas culine gender; my .second is thnt wi'iout which searcely any garment is complete, nevertheless my whole comprehends but the part of a gar. ment. D.G. 1. 6 When whole I am seen in the mniountain top, - I am underthe deep bliue sea, Where'er you.walk on this earthly spot, My presence-will ever be:.. - 2. While on this earth you roam, Whether in palace or cot you dwell, Without me you'll ne'er have a honie, - My value you never can tell.: S3. " - By my aid the sweet daisV grows, - I am-food for the harmless Wiormin - And when Man to his long hofne goes, - -, For his dust I beconie an urn. 4. . - Behead me and Iam a sign Of the dearest tie in lii e ; Loften encircle rich wine, And encompass a part of your wife, -.-: : - 5. Mien of science declare that the earth.. . Compared to my form canunpt e ; - I often am heard where there's mirth, But neve...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
.. TENDERS (in duplicate) willbeire .. ceived at the Commissariat Office, - Fremantle, till NOON of TUESDAY, the , Vh October, 1868, for the supply of MAH G ANY ,:.. - . x 1¼" Feet run 480.' . -7 x 1 " 32,850;.^ ..6 x 4 in 14 ft. lengths-Pieces 56.:'. 6 , ' 2s . - 2,, . - 1..6,:.. .- ' .. 6 x 2) in 7 " "- 220. -" x5 in 8" in. " 60. (" 26 " " 4. " 20 " ' "W! .82. " 17, " . 3. (" 19"6 " " 220. 5" x3"} " 12 " -- 8 0. , , , (" "-'-.? " .7 f" :, .'S i : , . :. " .' "" .-. - ° . ":.: ~" . 16 " - ". . 30, 4. ' 9 " 6"' " 220. ed e of the Jetty, Champion , ay, and -stacked in the several lengths and sizes, Sseparately. To be sound in every res .pect and free from gum veins, and wave edges, to be straight and straight grained, :'cut the full sizes and lengths specified "and die square-the whole to be Mahog 'any. S The Shingles to be Shea Oak of the : Standard length and width, and free fron. Sap. i::The Bricks to be sound, hard, well •burned and of good shape. S To be delivered within 4 month...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
THE 'H?E? RALD' ,IS PUBLISHED EVERY SBATURDAY. THE TERMS OF SUBSORIPTIO AIE : Thro' the Post 250. per annm, Pd.inadvane LrowPn, .20s. " rin.Pd.inadvance: SINGLE NUMBERS 6D. EACH. ADVERTISEMENTS. First 8 lines, 3s. 6d., every additional line 3d: Half-price for each subsequent insertion. Ad vertisements for a quarter, or any longer period, by special agreement. AGENTS. PERTH-MR. F. F. ARMSTRONG. NEWCASTLE-MR. T. A. WROTH. NORTHAM,--MR. THROSSELL. BUNBURYR-MR. G. R. TEEDE. BUSSELTON -MRl. J. W. HUMPHRY. CRHAMPION BAY--MR. I. WALKER,. ifEsBOH RNE-MflESSRS. GORDEN & GOTCH. Job Printing of all descriptions in the best styles Important Notice. MESSRS. T. FARRELLY & Co., (LICENSED AUOTIONEERS,) T EG to inform the Public, that they .) intend to hold public sales, monthly, at Perth, and have made arrangements with Mr. C. Taylor, proprietor of the " Horse & Groom" Hotel, for the use of his excellent and convenient stockyards and paddock, opposite the Hotel, to afford go...
Shipping Report. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
Abip piIg paeIor t. ARRIVALS. 23.-ALBERT, 24 tons, Miiles master, from Port Waleott, and Champion Bay. Passengers from Port Walcott-Messrs. G. C. Fauntelroy, Seubert, Glover, Clifford, T. R. McKenzie, and 6 natives. Cargo from Port Walcott-28 bales. wool, (23 landed at C. Bay), 23B pkgs. pearl shells, and a quantity of shells in bulk, 6 hhds. oil, ex nEmily Smith, 25 pkgs. sundries, anda quantity of rigging. From Champion Bay, !20 bags flour, 40 do. Bran. 23.-TWINKLING STAR, 59 tons, Hanham mas ter, from Champion Bay. Passengers-Mr. Eich baum, and 2 others. Cargo-272 bags wheat, 150 do. flour and 60 do. bran &'pollard. DIEPARTURE. 24.-FLYINoG YOAM, 34 tons, Nash master, for Bunbury and Vasse. Cargo-13 pkga. merchan dize under bond, and 56 pkgs. sundries. CAVE ADULLAM and CxIPs next week. Press of matter shuts out many of our Correspondents Comrn munications. b SATURDAY SFPTEMBER 26, 186alb SAtTURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1868.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 26 September 1868
Sirth. . THIOMISON.--On the 18th instant,.at Brook hampton, the wife of Ja G. THOMSON ESQ., of a daughter. BROWN-At Glengarry, on the 6th of Sept. deeply lamented, DIRCKSY, the beloved Wife of Kenneth Brown, Esq. CLIFTON.-On the 16th instant, at the .Cus. tom House, Fremantle, LucY ELIZABETH, infant daughter of L. WORSLEY CLIFTON EsQ.; aged 22 days.
THE STORY-TELLER. THE FORGED LETTER. (Concluded.) [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
THE STORY-TELLER, . :THE FORGED LETT]F. (CTwill." .Condi * ; -:"In the interval of his absence, Isabel -, tried:in vain to quiet herself to tranquilly .avwait his rsturn. A hundred times she repeated to herself, . Maurice never .wrote that letter he could not 'give moe Sup after all-he could not 1" But she did not entirely convince herself. On the. contrary, with the lapse of time, she grew more and more uneasy; and when .Dupressil at. last came, after having been iabsent three hours instead of one, she :.net, him pallid with an apprehension SMshe could not disguise. At first she could n-ot artic-aite for agitation. But when, ',with an air of kindly, but sad solii tude, he silently led her to a seat, and .sti;l remained silent, she clasped her *ihands; and bent her face a moment, Swite with agony. Then lifting her eyes -to his, she said, in a terribly calm voice: '.Ho did write it?" Dupresnil knelt and pressed her hands to his lips respectfully and sorrowfully, but still he. did not...
SUSANNAH'S DIARY. EDITED BY F. S. P. S. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
SUSANNAEPS . DIARY. E 3iDITED BY F. S. P. S. Asitlis colony is a very peculiar one fuillof alj sofit. of disrep?utble characters. is wsh, before:inakiz?g any .-emarks on tihe folks !'vi iisin it;,to saya few words iabout m-yself ;and our social position at hlionie "andlio-\ w chanced to come here at all m?iie?espebially as soue ver disa-! oieea',le thinogllisve been said bcith of ife and mtin.ie ?f iofiolpe who are no better~ than thfey should he. "ami not exactly yoingthon?h? o vain eeoiiugh .to think myself attractive still. My hair may nb.griey;.bui .I .wear it in. long..-vy cuils that wanton in the suim merbi'?iez?r. Mfy copl-exion is not so~ clear as it siised.to be; but neither is it so tiuiiddy as that of th.e female ' Cockatoos' about imeii. My niose i6s tightly iretrouss6' not.- the: S~yiani;.0or. money -grubbinag nose~ ill-Inatnired peolple .have. christened it; a~indoih o i f?.einullber the t.fite when Si as the rpett irl in the county! ii~t;,do you thlink, ivasn my belov...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
S MARKETS. The third series of colonial wool sales of the year opened yesterday with i catalog;e compri sing 2,341 bales Australian, 1,609 .New Zealand, 972 Port Phillip. 908 Tasmanian, and 290 Ade? laide-making a total of 6,120 bales. - Accord ing to.a citcular of Iessrs. Southey & Son : Thewas a moderate attendance -only of home and foreign buyers, of which the former were the principal purchasers. A large proportion of the catalogue coisisted of ill-conditioned and otherwise defective wool, the prices for which can hardly be quoted less than Id. per lb. under the closing rates of last sales. Parcels of better descriptions, though lowrr, did not show so marked a.decline. It willbe observed there were no Cape wools catalogue. The quantity arrived is as follows --58,583 bales Australian, 64,003 Victoria, 11,864 South Australia, 480 Western Australia, 8,855 Tasmania, 50.960 New. Zealand, 31,382Cape of Good Hope-ma~ing'a total of 236,127 bales. • GUMS--Arabic is slowly improvi...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISHI MAIL, In our last Summary of the English. Mail we announced from the Telegrams which we had received, that Parliament was up, the season closed, and the Old Parliament dis missed, to be replaced by the New Reformed Parliament on or before the 1st of December. The members wvhich composed it have- now to test the effect of their own work, and the trial will be in all probability between beer and patriotism, and if nothing else results from the-change the malt duties will at events show an increese. On the whole the session has proved itself the most perplexing and discreditable recorded in our Parliamentary annals, and the rapidity with which the leaders of the two great parties alternately changed their relative poditions does not tend to raise the estimate of public men's honesty in the opinion of those, who are independent enough of party feelings to form a c'hl2al&d .corxect j.4dgieRneaj Mr. Disraeli altogether -gave up his role of enlightened state...
CHIPS BY A SANDAL WOOD CUTTER. A VISIT TO FARMER THRIFTY'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
CHIPS BY 2A SANDA U1 OO]) FARMER THRI TJY S Blowd if I don ltthink 'theres abiti of the vagaboni. i e ery a boi ii, foi who aint foda of deiamha' hI n a~ii~nd havin' nothin' piartiacllar tdcd, oily set in the sun when iti cbold, o et in the shade when its iot, eatyhezi when h oihry, drink whenie's dry aniSh go tio 'whiein hies sleepy. :It dlon t matter wigth his brim in'-up's been, it makes no8 differeitc give him a.taste of vaoabone life arudlhe tdkes tolit s nat rally as ' d41ck does to wvater, diai~ just as To lfhft. Why look at mfe, evi ;c4'iaisbiEg enough to rookthe e m lttle sister, I've beein kept at wo imas steady as a old dutch clock. Thiee oirds tesll my 1history. W orkgub iLnb, sleep. A good deal of the Afirst pretoios .little 3i the second---at least for rt~ieat m'any: years-and paguy little of the last. 'Work! I often larfs atfWeleis out here when I hears 'em grumblin ': .out work, a sayin' I can't stand this - and I'm cuss'd if I'll do that. Wh most of 'em knows about ...
DESPATCH. Downing-street 25th July, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
DESPATCH. . Downing-street 25th' July, 1868. ' Si,- I have umner. my consideration your Despatch, of the 23rd of December, containing a report on certain, representations against the treament of convicts in Western Australia. The Howard Associations forwarded to this Office and published in the Morning Star a letter addressed to the Association by a warder, acco~1 panied by a copy.of a document styled a petition to the Legislative Council from the convicts in Western Australia, which petition, it appears by the information now obtained, was never presented to the Council, although it was sent to one or more of-its members. - 'T'wo further let ters were afterwards published in the Morning Star, containing some representations against yourself and your management of the convict. system.. • I propose to examine in succession the chief allegations in these documents and the answers. SAfter observing that the facts are not stated nearly so badly in the petition. as they exist in reality,...
Notice to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
4i otitp to Qorrepon bints. TRuTr :-Your letter not bcing attested by your signature and place of residence,is inadmissable. Tiihe charges you make agaitist a contemporary are grave ones, and if true would form good ground'of action. JljUSTICE --It would be most impolitic to give insertion to your comnmunication. The public h?ape no means of ascertaining whether the dis cretioniry power his been used wisely; or un wisely. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3rd, 1868
CHARADES. [Newspaper Article] — The Herald — 3 October 1868
CHARADES. ;I Theother day as I did stray... :--:: . Sin the morning somewhat early~,?::-,.': SI met a dray upon the way S'Twas loaded, not with barle,: 'Halloa old Chap i met a mishap . S Another interrogated 'Well as to that, it's gone right slap:: 8 .-? S This dray just newly plated, And pray what load on this good roa':: Can cause such a disaster ? I cannot say, but don't delay To haste and tell my master•; SThen reader name, it is quite plain,:.: ..Though it may set you.thinking,. . .· As for the first, two-thirds you must -, •.Take.what goes off like winking, I A number find, and then my friend . - The whole will be completed.' That is to say, the load on diray ."' Which caused mishap related. I i name for'a humbug and three fourths ofa:' glee, SWith an organ of M nkind combined,'[ Will name a person," Chips," thinks rather free, SAnd with mischief is too much inclined- . B 3 If you transpose what; ladies wear,: '· 'Twill shbii watiat faithless: sinzie?..;a re . ranspose again ...