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English & Foreign. Loudon, July 18. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 20 July 1889
English & Foreign. Loudon, July 18. The Bill providiug West Australia with the right of self-government has finally passed the House of Lords. During the debate in the House of Lords on the Western Australian Autonomy Bill, Lord Derby, the Colonial Secretary declared that South Australia would be unable to permanently control the Northern Territory, and that it was necessary the province should be divided into separate colonies. Another murder of the White- chapel description has been com mittod, making the ninth, aud the police have again been baffled in their attempts to discover the per- petrator. It is thought to be some more of "Jack the Ripper's work. Silver stocks generally have ad- vanced, aud business throughout the week has been very brisk. Messrs. Lucas & Aird, English contractors, have expressed their willingness to undertake the con- struction of the Adelaide outer harbour. Sir Thomas Elder is shipping twelve thoroughbred horses for South Australia.
The Rush to the Transvaal. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 20 July 1889
The Rush to the Transvaal. The letter which we give below, dated Johannesburg, March 28, and received a few days ago by Mr. John Blomau, of the Albion Hotel, Northcote, gives the impression that the Transvaal ingoing I ahead in an extraordinary manner. Tho j writer of thu letter is a hard working man of a long and varied experience in Australia and New Zealand goldfields, i and as our informant assures us. a man I who has been sa often disappointed him [ self by misleading reports that he would not think of misleading others. And additional testimony to tho tempting nature of the new field of mining enter- prise is given us by a passenger just arrived in Melbourne from England via the Cape. He says that, when at the Cape, bank clerks, commercial men, and tradesmen of all classes were clearing out to the goldfields, aud employers were sending home for men. There being no direct cable- communication with the Capo accounts in some measure "for the absence of intelligence about what is ...
The Sportsman Burrundie Turf Club. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 20 July 1889
Burrundie Turf Club. The following nominations were received on Saturday last by the Hon. Sec. of the Burruudie Turf Club, Mr. G. P. Deane: BURRUNDIE CUP. Mr. M. D. Armstrong's b g The Bullock. Mr. R. Bucklaud's ch g No Name Mr. R. Buckland's b g Joker Mr. C. Hahnes' b g Hilltop Mr. C. Haimes' ch g Our Boy. RAILWAY STAKES. Mr. C. Haimes' ch g Our Boy Mr. C. Haimes' b g Hilltop Mr. R. Buckland's ch g No Name Mr. R. Buckland's b g Joker. FLYING HANDICAP. Mr. W. Braiding's gr g Playboy Mr. R. Buckland's b g Joker Mr. R. Buckland's No Name Mr. C. Haimes' ch g Our Boy Mr. C. Haimes' Straight Shot Mr. M. D. Armstrong's b g The Bullock. Mr. G. Cook's b g Mikado. -? The stakes in the Sullivan-Kilrain match, which came off on the 8th inst were the biggest that have ever been fought for-£2000 aside. The result of the fight must have been a telling surprise, to the backers of Kilraiu, who fully expected to see their man do Sullivan up in a few rounds. No one had a better opinion of Kilrain tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 20 July 1889
j THE 'JTorth Australian' NEWSPAPER AND ^ om nm eui gazette is Published every SATURDAY MORNING, at Palmerston, Northern Territory South Australia, And is Very Extensively Circulated in Palmerston, Port Darwin Camp, Union, Pine Creek, Yam Creek, Twelve-Mile, Howley, Maude Creek, and alli other populated parts of t he Northern Territory And also on the North-west Coast (W. A) and throughout Southern Colonies. IT CONTAINS Local News Latest Telegrams Shipping Upcountry Mining And General News Exchange Clippings Business Advertisements Government Gazette Advts. &e. &c. Sc. As well as a FOURTEEN . COLUMN Containing a varied assortment of highly interesting reading matter. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION : Per quarter, in advance, 5s.; if booked, 6s. Per annum, in advar.ee, £1 ; if booked, £1 *s. TERMS OF ADVERTISING : ïlaif inch, 3V, one inch, ss.; births, marriages, and deaths, 5s. each. Suitable reductions made on advertisements appearing for a number of .ssttes. Contract adverta...
The North Australian. and Northern Territory Government Gazette. SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1889. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 20 July 1889
The North Australian. and Northern Territory Government Gazette. SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1889. On Friday night last Mrs. Hopewell became the purchaser of the racecourse booth. Crushing operations have been started on the cane at the Shoal Bay Sugar Plantation. Mr. Horn has moved in thc House for the local control of Northern Territory hospitals, aud the debate was adjourned for a week. Messrs. Aplin, Brown & Co. have informed us that the s.s. Chingtu bas gone past this port. The s.s. Changsha leaves Adelaide to-morrow (Saturday.) It is rumoured that in a few days several hundred Chinese labourers will be discharged from th« railway job, which is now fast drawing towards its íinal completion. We have been requested to draw the attention of the public to the fact thal the first race to-morrow (Saturday) is to start at 12 o'clock. Race cards may be obtained on the course at the booth or from the Secretary. At the Police Court ott the 16th Joe Flick was once again remanded, this time...
Miscellaneous Clippings. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 20 July 1889
Lord Lonsdale, the British nobleman who has recently been endeavouring to kill time by undertaking exploration work in that inhospitable region ycelpt the Alaska territory, by his own account has had some sensational experiences, which he describes in a style that reads very like what in colonial parlance is characterised as "blow." The follow- ing is only one of his many hairbreadth escapes :-" The Indians with mu were terribly afraid of the Esquimaux, who up there are called 4 Huskeys.' They seem to bc a race to themselves, and in- stead of being small and dark as at Cape Bathurst, the.y are big and talL When we arrived in their part of tin: country my interpreter advised me not to go amongst them, as Sir John Robinson and all other travellers had made long circuits to escape them. I was deter- mined to go, and so I went. They made a half circle, and as I advanced, all held their long knives in their hands, and one fellow walked right up to me and tried to stick me, but I hit him ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 20 July 1889
Government Gazette. ¡SALE OP PASTORAL LEASES. NORTHERN TERRITORY. UNDER C'AUSB 68 OP THE NORTHERN* TEKRITORV GROWS LANDS CONSOLIDA- TION ACT, 1S82. Office of Minister of Education, Adelaide, May 27th, 1889. "jVT OTIOE is hereby given that leases JJi for pastoral purposes of thc undermentioned Crown lauds, of which plans may be seen ac ene ellice of the ¡Surveyor-Ueiieral, at Adelaide, will be offered for sale by public auction, at the Land Oifice, Adelaide, on Wednesday, July 24th, 1889, at ll o'clock a.m., under the provisions of clause 68 of the Northern Territory Crown Lands Con- solidation Act, 1S82, and regulations dated January 28th, 1885. Term of lease- Twenty-five years from October 1st, 1889. Biddings to advance at the rate of not less than sixpence eacli on the upset annual rent per square mile for the first seven years of the term, the rent for the remaining eighteen years to be 2s. 6d. per mile. First year's rent to be paid at the fall of the hammer, together with a fee ...
LOCAL COURT OF INSOLVENCY. (Before T. K. Pater, Esq, S.M.) MONDAY, 22nd JULY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 27 July 1889
LOCAL COURT OF INSOLVENCY. (Before T. K. Pater, Esq, S.M.) MONDAY, 22ml JULY. Ia the insolvent estate of Thomas Sayle. First and final dividend order meeting to receive proofs of debts. The Registrar (Air. J. G. Knight) reported that the only asset was (less Government commission, I'la 6d) and the balance was available for distri- bution amongst the creditors whose claims amount to £197 83. A death of a peculiarly sudden and startling character took place recently in a Baptist church at Fitzroy, Melbourne, during the holding of-service. The minister was reading one of the lesson* for the day when ont.' of his congrega- tion, a man named Wilmore, rose to Iiis feet, stood erect for a moment with his eyes fixed on the clergyman as if about to speak, and then dropped to the Moor dead.
Legal Information. POLICE COURT. (Before Mr. Pater, S.M.) MONDAY, JULY 22ND. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 27 July 1889
3|egnl ^nfjorinalioii. POLICE COURT. (Before Mr. Pater, S.M.) MONDAY, JOLY 22ND. Louis Cougant, charged with wilfully damaging a jar valued . at 5s, pleaded guilty, and wa» ordeeed to pay thu damage. The same defendant pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting the police while in the execution of their duty, and for this offence he was lined 40s and ordered to pay 10s Ousts of interpreter. TUESDAY,,23rd JULY. Joe Flick was again brought up on further remand from the 16th instant. On the application of Corporal Waters ; His Honor granted a further remand till the 30th instant.
THE SETTLING. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 27 July 1889
THE SETTLING. The settling over the races took place at the Palmerston Club Hotel on the evening of race day. Mr. \r. V. Brown I (President of the Club) occupied the chair, but there were only a moderate number of members and other sporting men present. The various cheques were handed over to the winners as follows : Mr. W. Braitling, 1st in Maidens ... £1A Mr. E. Buckland, 1st in Cup., £7ti Mr. C. Haimes, 2nd in Cup . £19 Mr. C. Haimes, 1st in Novel Selling Huco .'. £19 Mr. C. Haimes, 1st in Railway Stakes . £23 15s M*. W. H. Adcock, 1st in Cigar Race £10 Mr. R. Buckland, 1st in Flying Han- dicap.£47 10s Mr. W. Braitling, 1st in Forced Handicap.£20 15s The customary toasts followed shortly after, the Chairman opening proceed- ings by proposing the health of " The Winners." 3Ir. R. Buckland, being the leading winner, responded first, expressing his thanks for the hearty reception of the toast, but giving all the credit of win- ning to his trainer and jockey. Mr. C. Haimes also retur...
Burrundie Turf Club. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 27 July 1889
Burrundie Turf Club. . Tile following handicaps have been declared by Mr. W. H. Rose for the principal ovcnts of the. Burrundie meet- ing : RAILWAY STAKES HANDICAP. " st, lbs Mr. C. Haimos' Hilltop. IO 2 Mr. R. Buckland's Joker ... 10 0 Mr. R. Bucklands No Name... 9 9 Mr. C. Haimes' Our Boy. 9 6 BURRUNDIE CUP. Mr. R. Buckland's Joker Mr. C. Haimes' Hilltop. Mr. C. Haimes' Our Boy Mr. R. Buckland's No Name ... Mr- M. D. Armstrong's The Bullock. FLYING. HANDICAP. Mr; R.- Buckland's Joker ... 10 1 Mr. R. Buckland's No Name..'.: 9 9 Mr. \V. Braitling'« Playboy ... 9 G Mr. C. Haimos' Our Boy. 9 4 Mr. C. Haimes' Straight Shot 9 2 Mr. G. Cook's Mikado . 9 2 Mr. M. D. Armstrong's The Bullock . 9 0 GEORGE P. DEANE, ; Hon. Secretary. 9 9 9 8 9 6 9 0 8 ia
MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 27 July 1889
MATCHES. Arising out of the races on Saturday a match was made after thc settling to run Our Boy against Joker for £100 aside on the following Monday after I noon ; Cup. distance aud weights. A depo:;it of £10 wa3 placed in Mr. V. V. Brown's hands to bind the match, but when the time arrived to put up the balance Mr. Buckland declared not to run, and forfeited the " tenner." On Tuesday a match for a small stake was run between Mr. ,W. ll. Adcock's Badger and the celebrated "Creamy " who surprised some of the knowing ones last year. The distance was half a mile and Badger (ridden hy his owner) proved thc faster of the two.
Petition for Extension of the Railway from Pine Greek to the Katherine. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 27 July 1889
Petition for Extension of the Railway from Pine Greekto the Katherine. The following is the wording of a ! petition that is now going the rounds for signature : .??; [Copr OF PÉTITION.] To the Hon. J. H. GORDON, Minister for the N. Territory. The petition of the undersigned residents of the Northorn Territory of South Australia humbly sheweth : -That your petitioners learn with ! regret that in the railway policy of : voar Government no provision is made ; for the continuation of the Transcon- tinental line of railway southward ' from Fine Creek, although a flying survey of an extension as far las the Katherine has been recently made. Your petitioners would respectfully point out the great impetus which would be given to pastoral settlement ; by the extension of the transcontinen- tal line into the interior from the Northern Territory seaboard, as it -would open up a large area of good : sheep country which is too far distant - from the coast to be profitably occu- pied except under...
English & Foreign. London, July 25. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 27 July 1889
English & Foreign. London, July 25. The Weat Australian loan of one huudred thousaud pounds has been considerably over subscribed. The West Australian Constitution Bill, as received from the House of Lords, is meeting with strong oppo- sition in its passage through the House of Commons, but Lord Knutsford continues firm in his demand that the measure shall pass in its entirety. A strong feeling exists in England, and finds expres- sion through the medium of the press, that the territory involved is altogether too vast to be submitted to the sole control of such a handful of people. Earl Hopetoun, a friend of Earl Kintore, has beeu appointed Gover- nor of Victoria. . O'Connor and Searle are " stautly. practising for their fo coming 'iculling match ; the former, in a few of his spurts, has shown a tremendous rate of speed combined with a most finished style. The match is already .exciting a great amount of interest. Uneasiness is once more becoming general, owing to the suspic...
Victoria. Melbourne, July 25. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 27 July 1889
Victoria. Melbourne, July 25. A Mauillaman named Costello j lias been arrested for the murder of the woman Thornton at Carlton. Since his arrest he has confessed his guilt. / Two boys have made a singular discovery at Williamstown, under the platform of the railway station. Whilst at play iii the locality they found some bags loosely buried in the sand, which ou examination were found to. contain néarly four thou sand sovereigns. It is ; evidently a portion of the £5000 recently stolen from the bullion room of the steamer Iberia. The Company had previously recouped the losers in London.