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NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 15 May 1869

NEW ZEALAND. The Lyttelton Times saya: — 'It may not be generally known that the colony of New Zealand pays.£ll,248 2s 2d annually under the head of pensions anil allowances. Of this sum £2070 6s 3d is paid to the natives.' The Panama Company's coal hulks have been sold by auction. The European, which cost £2300, brought £800 ; the India cost £1000, brought £90 ; the moorings cost £370, brought £62. Other property was Bold in proportion. In a letter from a military officer of rabk to a gentleman residing in Dunedin, dated about the end of January, the writer says that it is stated in military oiroles that Lord Napier, of Magdala, is to be despatched to New Zealand, where he is to be employed in organising a Native Force. .. Garotte robberies are reported to have been frequent in Auckland arid the Thames for some time paBt. Ordinary punishments having been found there, as in England, to ,-have but little deterrent effect, Chief Justice Sir Georgb Aniey has determined to put them dbwi...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 15 May 1869

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS.             BIRTHS.             ANDREWS.— On the 28th April, at Emerald-hill, the Wife of Mr W, J. Andrews, of a son. , .,,r BURKE.-On the 1st' May, at Malop street, Gesldng. tho'wlfoof J. Burke, ofa'son - ; ? ?-.-..??.? ??-.-Vj-ti) BAKER.—On tbe 2nd May, at Armstrong street,     Ballar*t, tho wife of Mr E. Baiter, ot aiion:' 'i *?'*? BANNISTER.— On- 2nd May, ' at.Gheringbap-stre.~et, Geelong, widow of tho late Mr G. O. Binnlster, of a daughter.               BARCLAY.— On the 10th April, at.DoyQti Farm   Cardigan, Mrs James Barclav, of ? daughter.       CROYLE..-On the 22nd ' April, at BalliraBj-'Urs- J»s.     &...

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AN AUSTRALIAN ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

AN AUSTRALIAN ROMANCE. There has been before the Supreme Court, in its ' divorce and matrimonial jurisdiction, one of the most remarkable cases that have ever been set down for adiudication in this colony. AUnrdioe (falsely called Gordon) v. Mitohell (falsely called Gordon), is the title the. suit bears, and it is instituted by the wife, after a cohabitation of two days and three nights, under the 'following circumstances, which we put in a narrative form : — There dwelt in one of the rural villages of Aberdeen shire a family of the name of Allardice, con sisting of the father, mother, two sons and six daughters. About ten miles from their home stead, and on the estate of Sir James Forbes, resided a gamekeeper of the name of Mitohell, haying a son called James. Fifty miles from the farm qf the Allardioo's, another farmer and his family dwelt of the name of Gordon, having two sons respectively named James and John. When the gold fever was at its height, Samuel Allardice, one of the s...

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LAYING THE VICTORIAN END OF THE TASMANIAN CABLE-SEE PAGE 114. EATING OF THE TASMANIAN SUBMARINE CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

LAYING THE VICTORIAN END OF THE TASMANIA N CABL E -see page 114. EATING' OF THE TASMANIAN SUB MARINE CABLE. The speoial reporter of The Age writes ae follows :— :?;: Dhomana, Wednesday, 21st April. Well, here I am at Dromana, somewhat ' tired, and. no wonder,' considering that I am half stupid from want of a proper amount of ' sleep; and the breath taken oat of me by being jolted up and down on the baok of an eld horse ? along a rough bush road of some distance— ^ twelve miles, I believe— half stopped up with stamps, fallen trees and ugly ruts ; and here I am, taking a cup of comforting tea. We were received on board the Pharos by the chief officer or sailing master, Mr Walters. Lieutenant Stanley came on board shortly after, who received me most' courteously. The Investigator had left' her anchorage, and steamed away down the harbcr about two o'clock, but was to remain at the Heads ' ready to start early «n Tuesday morning. , The Pharos followed about half -past five, and reached t...

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FINE ARTS EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

PINE ARTS' EXHIBITiONii '\ ,-? Oflt last month's .issue contained nmoticte bt : the. opening of an exhibition of find atifl id* Melbourne. The ottraotivenosa of this -ex-. hibition was acknowledged at snbe, and the o instantly increasing interest has1 been felt to Hnoh ?? a' degree that a ' general feeling : prevails that it should remain open for /a considerable time longer. The collection inoludes '567 paintings in oil, and 237 in water-colors. There are in addition 114 ; (sketches: and draw; Ings, 2 etchings, 15 eDgravinge, 18 . ohromo-' lithographs, and. 286 photographs aad phptd lithographs. We have in thia issue -selected two eulrjeots for illustration. The' one is' Mount Cook, New Zea'and. . It is painted in water-colors, by Mr John Gully, .' While living (or about fourteen years at the foot of Mount' Egmont, in the country alrt a ly named, this ' gentleman has taught himself drawing, and a flrsttoIaBS artist he has proved to be. His] piotn'raa aroVS^i ''great idemarid- -in N...

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THE POLYNESIA COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

THE POLYNESIA COMPANY. The first ordinary meeting of the share holders in the Polynesia Company, limited, was held at their offices, Collins-street, 29th ult. The reports read by the chairman stated the sofa arrival atLevuka of the Alfred, on the 7th of March, after a fine passage of twenty days, and that Mr Glenny, the company's re presentative,' who left Melbourne in her, had been well received by King Tha komban, and the British and American Consuls. It also stated that the King was about to accompany him with a survey party to Luva, on the island of Viti Leva, for the par pose of marking oat the boundaries of the company's possessions there. The Chief Secre tary of the Bau Government was reported also to have written to the company, under date 27th March, 1869, ns follows :— ' I have to assure you that no effort will be wanting on the part of the King's government to carry out to the letter the obligations contained in your charter, as also to render your Mr Glenny every assista...

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QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

QUEENSLAND. Late Queensland papers record bad news - from the Gulf country. The following is an extract from a letter received during the first week in April, by a gentleman in Rookhampton : — 'We have had fearful heavy floods, higher by 4: ft. 6 in. than ever before known on the sta tions. Some stations have been found feet under water, and have had nearly everything swept away. One man (Donald Matheson) has been drowned. 800 sheep were destroyed at Fort Bowen by the wet. Losses are very heavy up here. Mr Corfield lost 3000 sheep, and Mr Palmer 2000. Some of the stations down below have been swept away, rations and all, but no lives lost that I can hear of. Fever ia very prevalent. I have been nearly dead with it again.'

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NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. In compliance with a previous announce ment, the shareholders in the Bank of Austra lasia assembled at the head office, Collins street, on 4th ult., at noon, to hear read the eleventh annual report and balance sheet for the half-year ending 31st April. Sir Francis Murphy, chairman of direotors, presided. After the report and balance sheet had been read by Mr A. Priestly, the bank's head aocountant, Sib Francis Murphy then said it af forded him much pleasure to congratulate the shareholders on the success whioh had attended the operations of the bank, and for the support which had been received fromthe general public He regarded the monetary transactions and the condition of the bank as being very satisfac tory. A great deal of this success was owing to good management and attention to business, not only by the officers of the bank, but also by the directors. . For although the number of their branches had increased during the past half-year, yet the amo...

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. We are glad to see that South Australia is taking the . lead in cheap telegraphing. From May-day forward, in South Australia, messages often words will be transmitted ten miles for sixpenoe, seventy miles for a shil ling, a hundred and fifty miles for one and sixpence, and to the boundary for two shillings, so that, in effoot, the scale of charges will have been reduced one-half. Taking every thing into account, it is extremely spirited for South Australia to vonture upon such a stop, and yet we have no doubt that common senso has as much to do as courago in originating the idea. Sonth Australians as well as ourselves have discovered thnt undor existing ciroum stances the Tolegraph department is a some what loBing concern, but, unliko us, they have recognised tho only possible mode of making it pay — tho lowering of the scalo of charges, bo as to fender tele graphing as popular as cheap postage, and thoy aro willing to ran the risk, if there be any. Probably, since ...

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MINERAL CURIOSITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

MINERAL CURIOSITIES. Referring to the suggestion of a Pleasant Creek contemporary, that some of the local bodies should make .provision for a cabinet of the mineral curiosities found in the district, Mr Brough Smyth, Seoretary of Mines, requests us to intimate what the Mining department has done in this direotion, although of course on a national instead of a local case. -Several ', months ago copies of a circular '.was furnished to all the mining registrars of the colony, in viting them to assist in collecting materials 'for- a mineral museum in Melbourne, as .well ae samples of the mineral ^productions o'f taaoh; district to be forwarded to our Agent- General :in ' London. From this extraot will be seen 'the comprehensive oharaoter of the task sug gested : — ?' Specimens of auriferous quartz should be fair average -samples .'from one or more of the main lines of reefs, and of a size not less than four inches by four inches, and should be accompanied with notes of the locality and ...

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TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

TASMANIA. Dr. Smart haa been elected a honorary medi oal officer of the hospital, in room of Dr. Growther, dismissed. It is stated that the total destruction by fire of Messrs- W. Hamilton and Son's warehouse, took plrce at an early hour on the 14th ult., The Ions is estimated at £5000. No particu lars are given. At a speoial meeting of the Launoeiton Hos pital board, on 16th ult., the following reso lution waB passed: — ' That .Dr. Crowther having failed to satisfy the Government touch ing bis conduct in the matter of the mutilation of the body of William Lanney, deceased, this board regret* the necessity of permanently dis pensing with his services an one of the honorary medical ofaoerg of her Majesty's hospital in this city.' A Launoeston paper of the 22nd April says : — ' We have just received information from a reliablo source that tho respective attorneys, counsel and clerks, to act under the English commission to tako evidence in the Tiohborne baronetcy case, will roach this ...

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NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

NEW ZEALAND. Thb whole of the .ships of war on the Aus tralian station are to assemble at Auckland early next month, when a court martial will bd held on certain officers of the Virago. The Zyttelion Times says :'—?« It may not he generally known that the oolbny of New Zealand pays;£ll,248 2s 2d annually under.the head of pensions and allowances; Of this sum £2070 6s 3d is paid to the natives.' Tee Panama Company's coal hulkB have boon sold by auction. Tho European, whioh coat £2300, brought £800 ; the India cost £1000,' brought £90 ; the moorings cost £370, brought £62. Other property was sold in proportion. ' In a letter from a military officer of rank to a gentleman residing in Dnnedin, dated about' the end of January, the writer says that it is stated in military cirolea that Lord Napier, of Magdala, is to bo dospatohod to Now Zealand, where ho in to bo employed in organising a Nativo Force. - ? ? - , .. AnnivAi, op H.R.H. the Duke of Edinbuboh. — The Galatea arrived at Wellingt...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

Smallpox seems to be subsiding. One or two cases have occurred during the month, but they have shown no dangerous symptoms. His Excellency- Sir James Fergusson, Go vernor of South Austratia,- has lately paid a visit to Viotoria, and been received with great courtesy. ? u-.-xj The Rev. James Taylor has resumecT preaohing in Melbourne, at the invitation of a large number of people who believe him in nocent. A meeting of Victorian old colonists was held on 11th inst., at Menzies' Hotel, for the pur pose of adopting rules with a view to the forma tion of an ' Old Colonists' Association.' The Rev. W. Woods, late of the Oxford street Church, Leiosster, arrived in the colony an the 26th ult. by the Lady Jocelyn, with the - idea of accepting the pastorate of the Oxford street Congregational Churoh, Gollingwood. Mr Woods was for many years a popular preaoher in Leicester. The Tanna Island Mubdebs. — Hugh Levinger was brought before the City Court again, charged with having, in October last, ...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

A most extraordinary snake story is told by the Oreswick Advertiser; — 'A little girl of Mr Pritohard'e, of Smeaton, about four years old, was playing a few days ago in the liaok yard with a yourjger brother, and was he1 aid making a strange sort of noise, which . at tracted her mother's attention. On gding to see the cause, she was almost frantic on perceiving' that ft small snake Was trying to slip through the little girl's fingers, while she was biting, it* as if it was only a- pieoe of leather. She had suo ceoded in breaking its baok in several places with her teeth, and when discovered the reptile was nearly dead. In a very short time the child began unmistakably to exhibit the iia'nql symptoms of shake- bite, and on examination1 an incision wasfotindin her hand, which began to swoll. The assistance of some neighbors was procured, arid Mrs Dockory happening to have some ammonia, small doses of it were ad ministered with pale brandy. The child was in a ootuotoae state previous t...

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NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

NEW SOUTH WALES. The Government have accepted tenders for Treasury bills to the amount of .£319,500, at a shade under 3 per cent.. A very large amount was offered in excess of requirements at 4 per cent, premium. .- . A pmvate ietteb from England informs, a Riverine, contemporary that our fine mutton tallow is ia demand there for the purpose of mixing with butter. The report is that the fine clear mutton fat improves tbe medium and inferior qualities of butter chiefly sold in the home markets. The case to determine the legality of the will of the late Dr. Mitchell commenced 3rd inst. He constituted Dr. Wolfkehl sole executor, and his relatives allege that undue influence was used by the latter gentleman. Great interest is taken in this caBe, as the property is very large, and the deceased was well known and universally respected. . . There ate upwards of fifty witnesses to be examined. Tbe Ida, schooner, arrived, 22nd nit., from the Island of Poalan (South Seas), with dates to 3rd A...

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THE LATE CAPTAIN MATHEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

THE LATE CAPTAIN MATHEWS. The news of the death of Captain B. R. Mathews, agent for Lloyd's in Melbourne will be received with regret by the whole mercan tile community. It took place on the 23rd April, at nine a.m., at his residence in Regent-street, Fitzroy. The career of Captain Mathews has been a somewhat eventful one, and he has held a variety of responsible em ployments in his calling whioh attest to his ability. He became a sailor at a very early age, and speedily rose to the top of his pro fession. While yet a young man he obtained his promotion to the command of a vessel ; his first experiences being as captain of a.clipper sohooner in the service of Don Pedro [during the siege of Oporto, where he saw aotive service. Afterwards he .obtained the command of the City of Pembroke steamer, and, while acting in this oapaoity, he saved the lives of 400 souls, by towing two vessels over the bar at Oporto. He next took command of the steamer- Benledif trading between Bristol and Swa...

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DEJEUNER TO THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

DEJEUNER' TO THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS. The dejeuner from the Catholio laity to the Arohbishop of Sydney and the suffragan bishops and the eccleBiastios who took part in the recent Synod, was given 27th ult., in the Eastern-hill Orderly-room, and was attended by about two hundred and fifty ladies and gentle men. In preparation for the event the room underwent a thorough transformation in ap pearance, the roof and walls of the interior being artistically decorated with flags and ever greens over their entire surface. Along the western Bide of the room a low platform was erected, and a succession of tables placed thereon, at one side of which, facing the body of the ball, the chairman, the hon. John O'Shanassy, the prelates and a number of the clergy occu pied seats. The tables for the general company ?were placed aoross the room at right angles to the platform referred to. At twelve o'clock precisely the ArohbiBhop, bishops and clergy arrived, and were received by Mr O'Shanassy and severa...

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ROYAL MAIL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

BO SAL MAIL NOKOE. The Boyal Mail b Geelong will bo despatched with the mails for Western Australia, Point de Gallo, India, China and the East, Aden, Mauritius, Beunlon, Natal, Cape of Good Hope, Suez, the Mediterranean ports, Europe, America and the United Kingdom. The times appointed for cloBlngare: For registered letters, at e p m. on Saturday, the 32nd May. for newspaperc (via Marseilles excepted), at 6 p.m., on Saturday, the 22nd May. . For all ordinary letters. In cluding thoso via Marseilles, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, tho 22nd May. For newspapers via Marseilles, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, the 22nd May. Late letters will do received as follow, provided the postage and fee are fully prepaid by postage stamps: — For Franco or foreign countries eta Franco, at the General Post GUlce, from 8 to 8.30 p.m., 3d ; from 8.80 to 10 p.m., 6d; Western Australia, Point do Galle, India, China and the East, Aden, Mauritius, Reunion, Natal, Cape of Good Hope, Suez, tho Me diterranean ports, Europe, A...

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SHIPPING FOR THE MONTH. VESSELS ARRIVED AT THE PORT OF MEL­BOURNE SINCE THE DEPARTURE OF THE APRIL MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

SHIPPING- FOE THE MONTH. VESSELS ABBTVED AT THE PORT OF MEL BOURNE SINGS THE DEPARTURE OF THE APBIL MAIL. APRIL. 24 Kent, ship, 027. H. F. Hi-lt, from Load -n via Plymouth. W. P White and C)., agents. 25. Malta, P. and O. Co. 'a B.M.S., 1018, C. a. JPerrihs, commander; Llout. Bridger, K.N., inchargo of mails ; from Sydney. F. B. Kendall, agent. 25. Lady Jocelyn, ship, 2188, Geo. Jenkins, from Lon don and Lizard. D»lgoty, Blackwood and Co., agents. 26. St. KUda, three-masted schooner, 180, J. Kirk Patrick, from Natal. Spenoe Brothers fetid Co, agents. 26. Philosopher, ship, White Star Line, 1059, Alox. Ross, from Liverpool via Portsmouth. Lorlmor, Marwood and Borne, agonts. 27. Duke of Newcastle, ship, 093, G. B. Airy, from Java. Victoria Sugar Co., agents. 27. DunQllan, ship, 852, J. B. Gamble, from Greenook, via Bothsay Bay. Alex. Mtofarlan and Co., agents. May. ' 1. 'VVimmorn, ship, 1007 J. E. Cooper, from London via Falmouth. Holmes, Whita and Co., agents. 3. Elizabeth, bq, 268, ...

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THE WRECK OF THE HURRICANE.—SEE PAGE 116. THE WRECK OF THE HURRICANE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 22 May 1869

THE WBEOBOF THE HUBRIOAN E.— see page 11G, THE WRECK OF THE HURRICANE. The wreck of the Hnrrioane is remarkable, from the total absence of those accessories which render tales of the sea thrillingly ter rible. The ship got into the fairway at the entrance to Pott Phillip, and. with trilot on board and the wind off the land, stood on her course, officers, crew and passengers xejoioiog at the successful termination of their voyage, when a soraping sound told that the ship had come in contact with some hard body, but the shock was 10 slight that it was doubtful whether it was a rock or a piece of floating wreck that had been encountered. Another scrape, and it was then deemed ad visable to sound the well. The trial led to the belief, too hastily arrived at, that no injury had been received. Twenty minutes more and the ship was evi dently settling by the head. 'Six feet of water in the hold.' A fearful cry when heard in mid-ocean, but not at all alarming in a land looked, .shallow bay. ...

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