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A Sad Story. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 2 June 1882
A Sad Story. i -0-- "What may happen to a man-and w? ? ina -:ih:sVriVictoria'Yl .(remiP?ilits Melbourne correspondent) is-illhstrat1a in the sad story of a once happy couple, wh .sqme.fdw yeara agPrsettle -1own uipoBa':farm'situate' in te Neite dis trict of Gippsland... Commencing, as so'any se ectors'do, with but a very small capital, the man found himself do tnp-elI d~ Qgai e ^his'nolljing~in^ drder to raise means to b?ingAis ground into cultivation, but, owing to a partial failure of crops, and other causes, the interest on the loan. fell into.arrear,'and ultimately the mortgagee foreclosed, sold his-debtor-up, anýdturned hi. out 'of hishiome' "While thie unfortunate marTwas travelliisg aboutthe country ioiong for work,1is poor wife somehow or other got arrested as a vagrat,, and was committed to prison for six monts. In the meantime the husband fell'ilf, .and-was-at length compelled to seek the shelter of the Alfred Hospital, where he nowlies at. the point:ot; death, aftir under...
Accident to a Special Train. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 2 June 1882
ACCidentto oa Special Tram (FROM THE BExDIGO ADVERTISER,MAY. i9). An accident happened onthe M1el biiurne and Sandhurst line on'Shturday: afterooni, but fortunately: itf was not attended with any. serious: resiilts.:i It appears that on Saturday ::morning, about II o'clock, the men at: tho::Sien bury station had occasion to shunt offs igoods truck. In doing. so one ofo the ?oints was not i tlhe proper place, and'd the trucbk ran off the line :andi-.damatgd the two lines. After some delay the truck-was got back on the line, and xe piirers were set to-work on' th~irdam, aged rails, which haPpiened to lie 'down 'theline from Melbourne to Sandhurst. The work: occupied ' the -whole of the afternoon, at.d shortly before 4 o'clock the special train carrying firemen, which left ibelbmiorie at 3.15 p. m., was -announced. Danger signals were Iset against traffic, andpoints were put back and:danger flags'hung out. The special, however; came .on. at- a .rapid rate, but when within a few hundred...
Black and White Swans. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 2 June 1882
Black-and White 1Swans, We were always under the impressito that swans were _the happy1 possessors of a mild, kind nature, but a scene witnessed by us on Saturday afternoon, just-opposite the old zoological house at the Garden, `'has considerably altered our,view in. this respect';andiwe would cautionpersons in.chargelof veryyoung children.not to allow them to; have too close an intimacy..with these savage birds. It appears-?ro; :beanackauw ledged theory, thrdadulouit the known woldthat-the black :and white races shall:war against each other with a view to the ' survival of the. fittest'--the black' mtn ;gradually. hutisuaely' giving place to his white .brother; but we hardly thought that the rule extended to o~'o ,fe4athery,': 4wfry ? swauny friends." This, however, is evidently the case, for;on:Saturday;:as stated, we saw two of the-_hite swans, full of rag~efloundering across the water..at, a great rate, after'a.tainme':blackey of the same ilk.. .Havitig ?aight it; 'the two delib...
The Irish in Victoria and Home Rule. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 2 June 1882
The Irish in Victoria and Home Rule. According to the "Advocate," an address from "The Irish people in Victoria and their descendants to the people of Ireland" was forwarded by the last mail to the or-rd ?iayor of Dublin, Mr. Charles Dawson, M.P. The ad dress, which is signed by five members of the Assembly, and the Chairman and sece qry pf the "%Pptenam C ,mittg, is a most remarkable document. After referring to the Imperial Legislature as an alien Parliament, and declaring that Irishmen are precluded from the oppor tunity of exercising-in- their native land the high qualities which their descend ants in Victoria are displaying, the signers of the address give a pledge "that we shall adhere to you as brothers throgOtal Or di$bfis t alspce. forward, as in, t p ?at,h we shall most cordially give.'d ll t l sympathy land substantial assistance to which you are entitled, and which it is our duty to render." They continue - " In the history ._ our race we have security that we shall be f...
NHILL. May 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 2 June 1882
NHILL. (From our owop/Correspopnidt,) ý. j . !My89. Since my last we havehad a copious fall of rain in this portion of the distnct,' en. the. evening of the 23rd it eme downmin to?'ends for about six hours, whefo it soibside ,,d, on the following afternoon, some vefy heavy showers fell Sufficient rain has now fallen to supply the wants of farmers for some time to come, I might safely say to next Christmas, as we are sure to have the usual quantity this season the same as formerly. ' he wheat crops throughout the district are cjaingAgn.equasl.tp expectation.and every. firrmer-im-busily-engaged-trying to put in more wheat than his neighbour, as most have foned out the secret of having quantity; tlet quality is bound to follow.. The price given fe?-T?riIX itird- - ~getra eat iihdlienient. 'for farmers to plant as much as possible ; it is to be" ;io·ed they will be highly rewarded by the fruit of their labour..: . During the holiday a select party from "our town" paid a visit to North L...
Chinaman Shot by His Wife. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 2 June 1882
Chinaman Shot by His Wife. At the inquest on the body of the Chinaman murdered by his wife at Meroo, N. S. Wales, the jury returned a verdict of guilty, and the widow was committed for trial for wilful murder. The woman alleges that her husband, the Chinaman, was on the point of cutting her mother's throat when she seized her father's gun and fired it at her husband, who fell dead. Her mother gave similar evidence, but the sister of the accused deposed that she and her mother were outside the hut when the shot was fired. The evidence of Dr. Rowley also pointed to the im- probability of the statement made for the defence. The Chinaman's corpse was partially burned during Saturday night, in the new hut built by Davis, the father of the accused. The hut was burned to the ground. It is supposed to have been set on fire by Chinamen, in order to avenge the death of their countryman.
A Horrible Crime. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 2 June 1882
A Horrible Crime. On opening the door of the countryy schoolhouse situated one mile north of Salem, Adams County, Richmond State, February 28, some children dis- covered the teacher, Miss Emma Numbers, lying on the floor with one arm cut off, her tongue cut out, and her neck pinned to the flooring with a large dirk knife. A subsequent ex- amination showed that she had been brutally assaulted after a desperate struggle, and that she had been stabbed to death with a knife. Before leaving, her assailants (as it is believed one man did not commit the deed alone) had cut her tongue out to make sure that she would not recover and divulge their names. After the last blow the knife was left in her neck, the point passing nearly through the boards in the floor. A search was at once instituted, but the perpetrators have not yet been dis- covered. The schoolhouse stands on a low, swampy piece of land which di- vides the waters of the St. Lawrence from those of the Mississippi, one pas- sing of...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 2 June 1882
BIRTH. YOUNG.—On Saturday, 27th ultimo, at the Commercial Bank, Horsham, the wife of Geo. Young of a daughter. MARRIAGE. M'COOK—M'EWAN. — On the the 31st May, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Wm. Hogg, Presbyterian minister, Warracknabeal, Archibald M'Cook, Sheep- Hills, Tarkedia, to Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. James M'Ewan, of Whitten Swamp, Warracknabeal.
A Sad Affair at Murtoa. DEATH OF TWO CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 6 June 1882
DEATH OF TWO CHILDREN. On Saturday morning last some sensation was car-. I in Murtoa by the entelligdiice tbat:itu childreh, daughters, of a L.i resident named William Still, ha: ..:: that morning within an hour' W? 1;?her. The.children, who were ;get ?Bctirdly '14 dhontlhd iid six years, er named Catherine Esther and Mary ~,Jzabetb. The' facts of 'the case, ira fiO as we have been able to ascefltin tlibe, a~ppear to bess follows-: -Te youngest child hiad been illabodt a month previously, and on Friday last was also ill, and was seen professionally byiDr; Garlick:on'that day. The eldest: girl was ill at the time of Dr. Garlick's visit to:thi hoiqe of, Still, but his at tention sas ?'o 'illed to hre state. The youngest child died about ten o'clock on Satri:day morning, and dit eldest somehour or so afterwards. A magisterial ieqiiry was held ' by 0. Blayney, Esq., J.P., when evidence was given by Still to the effect that on Thursday night he obtainel 2s worth of rum. That lie driank h...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [THE WEEK'S TRANSACTIONS.] [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 6 June 1882
MELBOU ltb?E ,.MARKETS.'0 `de Juf[TR,·E VMigkIs a AirsIrio'ss u JXThe cegeneril qinqry fori;goodsehas been limiteAdda"lthoughthqe immediate future of trade is somewhat brighter, yet forcthe mo ment no preceptible marked improvemerntcan be reported?iT'' Iower price acceptedainFri. ayfor wheat at auction has attracted .eme ngice, aprbre,, 9uppt,bpyer.s.h;,But wb;do o iear t?Aany holders are willing to ccpt ess than 7s. I ?eferring to thl a`ssumed surplus put forwa'rd libyad'ioteii?brary, steps have been taken by'partiea ihterested to form some accuratEstimate;of what quantity still rei.s, inithe ,country. The ?results of the t?i h beebn furiishia 'tobis ,to d"a, dthey are of coohiteiaeibei terest to the public we give them, it' being uhder stood that we do not hold ourselves respon Isible for their strict accuracy, although we have satisfactory grounds for lielieving that as an estimate they may be regarded'"as ,showiog theposition of supplies at the various placesnamed. Commencing wi...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. June 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 6 June 1882
C ATLAN 7-7ý : f P. Yif 77 ' 'ALABAT t'WHOtES-, N rPRODUCE June 3. Messrs. Cos. VAUGnaN and Co. report: Wheat, at the upcountry markets, is so lear that there is ~onparg3i, ati preseut to induce ayone iwho -_ ahave-*a-sin?all lot left to send it to this market, so we have only a few sales of local to chronicle at 6s 7d to 6s 10d. Oats have met with a fair sale and the supply hasbeen fully up to the average, and sales are making of good to prime feed at 4s to 4s 2d, and seed up to 4s 6d. Peas-Very few came forward, and any good lots that may come foeward next week will meet with ready. bue at 4s 4d to 4s 6d,' we h'veo ld sed nup to/6. Barley-Only a smalVl s antity * of E!glA1' came in this week, good Chevalier is in ag mand at 4s 9d to 6s.; e can place a line of Cape at 4s 5d and if prime, as the market is firm, it is possible a shade more, but sales have been making this week at 4s 5d. PotatoeP, on account of the wet weather, have suffered a aecline, buyers not being inclined to ope...