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ADJOURNMENT OF THE CONSPIRACY CHARGE. Sydney, October 28. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
ADJOURNMENT OF THE CON SPIRACY CHARGE. Sydney, October 28. It is understood that the charge of con spiracy against Meagher, Dean, Crick, Green, and Reynolds will not be proceeded with to morrow. This arrangement has been made owing to the death of Mr. Denis Meagher, the father of R. D. Meagher, one of the accused. Thedeceased gentleman's funeral will take place to-morrow._ Crick has been ill during the past week with influenza, but no application for a stay of proceedings will be made op his behalf, as he expresses himself anxious that the case should be dealt with as soon as possible, and he will attend even if he is borne to the court room on a stretcher.
ANOTHER CASE. Sydney, October 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
ANOTHER CASE. Sydney, October 25. To-day Daniel Green, under arrest and charged with conspiracy in connection with the Dean case, was again arrested and charged with having assaulted Ellen Parker on Sep tember 4 last. It was stated when Green was charged with the offence at the Police Court to-day that the graver charge of assaulting with intent to intimidate a witness would yet be preferred. The accused was remanded for a week. Light bail was granted.
THE CONSPIRACY CASE. Sydney, October 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
THE CONSPIRACY CASE. Sydney, October 25. At the Water Police Court to-day Crick, Meagher, Dean, Green, and Mrs. Reynolds were charged with conspiracy to pervert the ends of justice. The Crown asked for a further remand, on the ground that Dean was being tried for perjury and could not be present. The other accused vigorously opposed the appli cation, Crickin pa rticular making astrongspeeoh in which he pointed out the gross unfairness of keeping tins absurd charge hanging over his head and loading him with heavy bail as though he were eome terrible criminal. The bench, however, granted a remand until Tues dav. Crick's bail was reduced from £3,000 to £800. The bench declined to interfere with Meagher's and Green's bail. Mrs. Reynolds's bail was fixed at £100.
THE DEAN CASE. DEAN SENTENCED FOR PERJURY. FOURTEEN YEARS' PENAL SERVITUDE. Sydney, October 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
THE DEAN CASE. DEAN SENTENCED FOR PERJURY. FOURTEEN YEARS' PENAL SERVITUDE. Sydney, October 25. George Dean, convicted yesterday of having committed perjury, in making a false statutory declaration before Mr. Austin, J.P., was to day charged with perjury on April 5, 1895, in having sworn before Mr. Justice Windeyer, with intent to procure his acquittal, that he had never purchased and used poison, knowing the same statement on oath to ue false. Mr. Hey don prosecuted for the Crown, and Mr. Close defended the prisoner. Mr. Close filed a special plea that the Royal pardon issued to Dean in connection with the conspiracy case applied to and included this charge. Dean's evidence in the box at the poisoning trial was practically but an exten sion of his plea of not guilty, and should be treated the same way. His Honor ruled that tho pardon only applied to the offence of attempting to poison. lie would, however, reserve ttie point for the Full Court. Mr. Heydon, in opening the case for th...
MARKET GARDENERS' PICNIC. A SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
* MARKET GARDENER*' PlOXJC. ? ; ? ? A SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. .'- ; Ths month of October is always marked by the number of trade ..picnics that are held, as at' this timo of the year the weather is generally fine and not too hot, and the hills clothed in their luxuriant, spring raimant are lookmjr at their very best. The picuic of all ^Mnw-a wlnnh ir ltudtpil forward to With the keenest anticipation of delight is that in con nection with tbo Gardeners aud Market Sales men's Association, for the toilers of the hills have but few holidays' to vary the monotony of their exceedingly hard-worked lives. The market gardeners of all laborers have a very V busy time. After working in their gardens from sunrise to sunset they havo to set out in all 'weathers and brave the elements to try to dispose of the fruits of their labor at inarkct. Very many of the toilers of the hills live 20 odd miles from the city and conse quently the time taken in going to and from market on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and...
Intercolonial. LORD BRASSEY. RECEPTION IN MELBOURNE. Melbourne, October 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
Intercolonial LORD BRASSEY. RECEPTION IN MEL BOURNE. Melbourne, October 25. The reception of Lord Brassey to-day wap a complete success. The weather was magni ficent, and the day being declared a public holiday there was a large influx of visitors from the country. The proceedings did not come off to the time appointed, but the delay was caused in a great measure by the number of ceremonial receptions and replies at the boundaries of the municipalities passed through. At half-past 9 a.m. the members of both Houses of Parliament and some friends took a special train, and joining the steamer Aramac at tho Port Melbourne railway pier steamed down the bay to meet the Sunbeam. The trip, as such trips generally are, was most enjoyable. At noon the Sunbeam came in eight. She was under a cloud of canvas, and came up the bay in a slow swan like fashion surrounded by a number of smaller craft Half an hour brought the steamer alongside the yacht, and as the engines ceased loud cheers of welcom...
THE BLOCK 10 FIRE. A FAVORABLE REPORT. Broken Hill, October 28. 12.40 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
TEE BLOCK 10 FIRE. A FAVORABLE REPORT. Broken Hill, October 28. 12.40 n.ni, ? Captain Warren, manager of Block 1-£ reports that everything is progressing favorably, in connection with the fire in his mine. There are feara, however, that the fire has extended] to the third level in Block 11, and men were called, back yesterday to take necessary pre* cautions. The Adelaide office of the Block 10 Company on Monday received the following telegram from Melbourne, dated 2.50 p.m.: — 'Warren wires there is very little change in condition of fire since Saturday. A little fire showed itself during night in back 315, close boundary Block 11. All is now clear and cool.' Broken Hill, October 29. # The report concerning the fire in Block 10 ifj very satisfactory. There is no fire to be Beeq underground aud the water pipes have beer* out oft, - .... ??,.?:..„?';'.#?..? . ..,'..; .? . ? ? . ?
LAND BOARD ALLOTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
LAND BOARD ALLOTMENTS. The following lands have been allotted by the Pas* toral Board, the particulars indicating respectively the number of block, situation, to whom allotted) area in square miles, class, annual rent per block, - term of lease in years, and amount to be paid to the Crown for improvements :— 66s, Sandstone paddock; Whittata, George H. Greenfield, 25, B, £3 15s., 21, £390 MbMW.-;-' 56c,~South Tifftn paddock;- Whittata, William H. Greenfield, 43, B, £0 &., 21, £1,051 18s. 3d.; 69,.Stamford, east of hundred otfileoford, Hugh Jobnstohe, juu., 85, *Q, £i 7s. 0d,, 10. ? With rigfai of renewal .
FIRE AT BROKEN HILL. SHOCKING FATALITY. MAN BURNT TO DEATH. Broken Hill, October 28. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
FIRE AT BROKEN HILL. SH0CKTN3 FATALIT?. MAN BURNT TO DEATH. Broken Hill, October 28. A three-roomed house in William-street, occupied by Mr. John Woods, a miner, was totally destroyed by fire on Saturday night. It was understood that Woods had gone to work, but a deaf and dumb man ou the scene gesticulated so frantically that a policeman looked through what was believed to be a win dow of Woods' bedroom, but could see nothing to lead him to believe that the building was occuoied. It transoired. however, thai; the bed ivas immediately under the window. The mute, had been in the company of Woods during the evening and evidently knew the true state of affairs, for when it was toa late it was discovered that Woods was inside and that he had perished in tbe flames. When the firemen arrived they got the corpse out with a hook. It presented a terrible apj pearance. There was not a stitch of clothing on the body, which was Bcorched and burned ; and the legs were bent up to the body. The rem...
CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH. The Central Board of Health met on Wednesday, October SO, when there were present Dr. VaUitson (acting president), Messrs. Henry Itymill, Frederick Wright, George Young, and the secretary (Mr. O. H, Mr. O. T. Wright wrote stating that the nuisance from the refuse of the butter factor}' at Stralhalliyn, which he complained of last week, and which the secretory of the local board of health reported had been abated, still exists, the stench beinc 'abomin- able' He added ' The secretary to the local board of health is also secretary to tlie butter factory.' To be visited by tbe board's chief inspector. In reference to a complaint by eight residents of Olenelg of nuisance caused by the offensive condition of a slaughterhouse adjacent to Olenelg, but situate within the district of West Torrens, the chief inspector reported that he visited tho slaughterhouse on the 20th instant It contained a. quantity of stinking entrails, the floor wag in a dirty ? and neglected ...
COMMERCIAL NEWS. LONDON, October 23. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
COMMERCIAL NEWS. _ London, October 23. Ubeadstcffs.— The American visible supply of wheat is estimated at 06,600,000 bushels, against 62,900,000 bushels a week ago and 102,000,000 bushels a year ago. London, October 24. Breadstuffs. — Adelaide wheat ex ware house is quoted at £1 8s. per 496 lb., being 6d. higher than a week ago. Victorian wheat ex warehouse is quoted at £1 8s. per 406 11)., 6d. higher than a week ago. New Zealand wheat, long-berried, ex store, is only quoted nomi nally. Australian flour, superfine, is 20s. Od. per 280 lb., unchanged. The market is firmer. Metals. — Copper — For Chili bars the cash price is £45 15b. per ton, being a fall of 7f. 6d. on last week's quotation. Tin — The cash quotation is £65 15s. pyr ton, a rise of 10s. The quotation at three months is £05 5s. per ton, a fall of 12s. 6d. Pig iron— For Glasgow warrants No. 1 tbe cash price is £2 7s. 4Jd. per ton, a fall of l£d. SugAh. — German beet, S3 per cent., is quoted for cash at 10s. 7^d. pur cwt. ...
The Parliament. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
%\tt $ arliamtni. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Wednesday. October 30. The most notable thing the Council did on Wednesday was to reject the Government pro posal to further consider the Public Salaries 3ilL As soon as the order of the day. for the third reading was called on— and it will be . remembered that it was made an order of the day after a great fight last week— the Chief Secretary got up and dimply said — ' I move that the Bill be recommitted.' A technical point raised by Mr. Ward having been decided by tlie Jfre sident in favor of the Government, a division was taken which resulted in the defeat of the motion by one vote amid considerable cheer ing. The Ministerial opponents wanted to make sure that the whole thing was dis posed of and questioned the President as to whether the Chief Secretary should not again move the third reading. Sir Richard Baker replied that there was no neceEsity for the Chief Secretary to do so. 'What be comes of it then?' asked Mr. Duncan, and that gentlem...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. Wednesday, October 30. ' The beautiful weather on Wednesday was more attractive than the programme of busi ness in the Assembly, and so there were less than a dozen strangers in thegalleries when the Speaker took the chair, but forty legisla tor^ were in attendance, although for all the good that was done during the afternoon they might have taken holiday with advantage, im mediately after the business began Captain Henniker, private secretary to his Excellency the Governor, brought down a message stating that his Excellency had assumed office, ana this was referred to a committee consisting of the Premier, Sir John Downer, and Mr. Cald well. ' You Bliould put all the local preachers on, ' politely suggested Mr. Grainger. Wi thin a few minutes the Premier brought uj) the addresa in reply, which was as follows : — To hia Excellency Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Baronet, Knight Commander of the Most Distin guished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Governor and Comman...
Mining Intelligence GOLD AT LOBETHAL. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
Jftinmg Intelligence GOLD AT LOBETHAL. Mr. W. H. Couch, of Parkside, has shown iis some samples of gold and gold-bearing stone taken from a large reef at Lobethal on pro perty owned by Mr. William Muller, of which be has secured the lease. Messrs. Harrold Brothers have assayed 3 qrs. and 20 lb. of stone from the reef, which Mr. Couch assures us was not a picked sample, and their return says:— 'Gold extracted, 50 grs.; equal to 2 oz. per ton of ore. Tailings assay 6 dwt. 12 grs. per ton.' The property is at present being worked by Mr. Couch and his son. Mr. Couch states that ho baa also found in the Lobethal district a tin-bearing lode, 18 in. thick, but no assay of this has yet been made. We have been shown two small bottles hold ing together about 41 oz. of gold, bought by Messrs. Pftaum &#Co. during the last two months at Blumberg. Tho gold is from reefs and also from alluvial workings, one piece going nearly an ounce and several scaling half an ounce. The miners are princ...
PRINCE ALBERT MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
PRINCE ALBERT MINE. The Commissioner of Crown Lauds fias re ceived the following report from the Inspector of Mines (Mr. J. V. Parke3) on the Prince Albert gold, silver, bismuth, and copper mine : — fn the 11th inBlant I inspected the Prince Albert gold, silver, bismuth, and copper mine, formerly known as the Mount liacDounell mine, situated in the Freeliug Heights and one and a hall miles cast of iJaly Muff. The property consists of two 40-acre applied for mineral lease?, and there are at least throe well - defined lodes traversing the sections, but oiily on one of them has any wort been done and that is but very little. On my former visit of inspection, which was in October, 1890, a short tunnel had been driven across a formation of crystallised limestone impregnated with copper and bismuth, tbe latter showing some very fine specimens of native bismuth. A short distance inside the mouth of the tunnel a shaft' has been sunk to a depth of 35 ft. In the bottom of this shaft copper an...
NEW MILO GOLD MINING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
NEW MILO GOLD MINING COMPANY. The sixth ordinary general meeting of share holders in the New Miio Gold Mining Com pany was held at the office of the company, Pirie-street, on Wednesday morning, when Mr. C. H. Goode presided. The directors reported : — During the half-year the Great Eastern lease hai been purchased, and your directors anticipate tliat when more fully developed the ore obtained from this lease will materially increase the output. Two divi dends, amounting to £713 (is. Sd., have been paid, and j-our directors regret that owing to the falling off in returns they are tinaWe to recommend the pay ment of another dividend at present, The following is the total return for tho haif-y-ear : — By cyanide treatment — 1,709 tons tailings and slimes yielding 1,601 oz. 15 dwt. bullion, realising £4,231 Us. (id.; average extraction, 17 dwt. 13 gr. per ton. Battery and amalgamation — 1,205 tons stonecrushed, yielding 5S6 oz. (i dwt. bullion, realising £1,71C 13s. Sd.; average extract...
LEIGH'S CREEK COAL COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
LEIGH'S CREEK COAL COMPANY. The half-yearly meeting of the Leigh's Creek Coal Mining Company was held at the Albert Hall on Wednesday evening, Mr. Charles Lyons presiding. The directors' report stated :— As soon as possible after the lost half-yearly meet ing your directors arranged to send Mr. Erlinghagen to the colliery to report on condition of briuuvtte machinery, to make some alterations thereto, and to manufacture briquettes with and without tar. After the alterations were made he manufactured a quan tity of briquettes, and reported that they stood a very satisfactory trial. He then reported that briquettes could not be profitably made without machinery tor drying the crushed coal and for dipping the briquettes in tar. He attended various meetings of the directors, when his proposals and recommen dations, the cost of same and of tar, were thoroughly considered, but your directors were uuable to carry out any of his recommendations in consequence of the company's financial posi...
GOLDFIELDS OF THE WEST. THE KALGOORLIE DISTRICT. Kalgoorlie, October 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
GOLDFIELDS OF THE WEST. THE E.ALQOORLIE DISTRICT. Kaleoorlie. October 25. The mayor has received a notification of an extension of the Buildings Act to Kalgoorlie. This will prevent the erection of hessian build ings there. At a meeting of the hospital committee last evening the chairman reported that he had telegraphed to the Government for a grant of £200 to increase the accommodation, including: quarters for Miss Way. His action was con firmed. ? ? An open meeting was held last night to consider the water difficulty. Mr. Oakley. Browne was elected chairman. It was decided after discussion that a deputation consisting of the chairman and two others should interview Mr. McDonald, the proprietor of a condenser and should report to a meeting to be held shortly after they had returned. Mr, McDonald, on being interviewed, denied the; allegation of supplying camels and horses before the men. He also promised to supply 1,000 gallons per day provided the public pay. the serving out commit...
THE ST. ALBANS LOTTERY. LIST OF WINNERS. THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES. Brisbane, October 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
THE ST. ALBANS LOTTERY. LIST OF WINNERS. THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES. Brisbane, October 25. The following is a list of the names of the winners of the prizes in the St. Albans lottery. The addresses of one or two winners are not known, and consequently their names have been omitted : — / 1. St. Albans Estate, Mr. J. W. Jordan, Emily -street, Seymour, Victoria. 2. Trenton, Mr. H. ArundeL Federal Hotel, Berrigan, New South Wales. 3. Eiridspord, Mrs. J. M. Davie, Mangaone Valley, Eiketaluna, New Zealand. 4. Robinson Crusoe, Mr. J. O. McVay, care of Mr. J. D. Brown, Selborne Chambers, Chancery-lane, Melbourne. 5. Strathmore, Mr. J. Seymour, Alvie post office, via Colac, Victoria. 7. Carnage, Mr. H. Liddiard, G.P.O., Sydney. 8. Havoc, Mr. W. Little, Terowie, South Australia. 9. 'Wallace, Mr. C. E. House, Creswick, Victoria. 10. Challenger, Miss M. Stapleton, care of Meninia station, Maroona, Victoria. 12. Argent, Mrs. M. Bostick, care of Mr. F. Austen, Tara, near Geelong, Victoria. 14. Bradf...