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SUICIDE BY DROWNING. Sydney, November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
,. SUICIDE BY DROWNING. Sydney, November 4. An jnquest was held to-dtiy on the body o Harriett England, aged 10, : who was found drotfned on thc'Manly beach yesterday morn ing.' Margaret Pinkerton, a nureegirl, aged 15, stated that she was sitting in a small shed on tne beach after midnight on Saturday .with a male friend. They saw the girl run down on the beach and throw herself into the water. She was washed back on the beach by the waves. She again threw herself into the water, and witness asked her friend to go to the help of the unfortunate woman. He refused, and shortly after went away. She then returned home. Evidence was given by the police that efforts had been made to dis cover the fellow who had been in the shed with Pinkerton, but had failed. Ellen, Rogers, a restaurant-keeper of Manly, stated that the deceased had been in her employ. She was a good modest girL The jury returned a ver dict of suicide..
A BARQUE SPRINGS A LEAK. THE CREW EXHAUSTED. Melbourne, November 5. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
A BARQUE SPRINGS A LEAK. THE CREW EXHAUSTED. Melbourne, November 5. The American barque Carondelet, bound from Puget Sound to Port Pirie, put into Hobson'e Bay late last night in a leaking con dition. She has a full cargo of timber for the silver mines at Broken Hill. The crew were in a vury exuausieu con union owing to unusually heavy work at the pumps since October 24, on which date the vessel sprung a leak whilst in a heavy south-westerly gale. Captain Stetson speaks in a most praiseworthy manner of the crew, who worked incessantly at the pumps and kept the water at the same level. The vessel was to-day berthed at Port Melbourne, and the dis charge of her cargo will commence to-morrow. The Carondelet is a wooden vessel of 1,292 tons, and is about 18 years old. .
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Melbourne, November 6. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Melbourne, November 6. The Book Debts Bill was recommitted and further considered by ' the Legislative Council this afternoon, but no progress was made with the measure. Mr. Stemberg moved the second reading of the Dairies Supervision Bill, providing for the inspection of dairies, &c, in the interests of health and in connection with the export trade. The debate was adjourned, and the Council rose at 6.30 p.m. The Assembly was engaged all the after noon on the Mallee Bill in committee. An amendment was moved to add a provision to clause 5 to enable a settler to have a leasehold tenure with right of _ purchase. No progress was made, the Ministerial corner urging a withdrawal of the Bill. The debate was resumed on the motion by Mr. Graves for electoral reform and a reduction of the number of members of the House. The debate was again adjourned. The House rose at 10.40 p.m. A caucus of the Opposition was held to-day, 26 members being present, for the purpo...
A CHINAMAN CHARGED WITH MURDER. Melbourne, November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
A CHINAMAN CHARGED WITH MURDER. Melbourne, November 4. Ah Hoy, a Chinaman, was charged at the City Court to-day with the murder of a countryman, Ah Gee. Late last night Ah Hoy rushed into the Little Bourke-street lockup and informed the constable in charge that for some weeks he had been working for Ah Gee, who refused to pay him. A dispute arose, and Ah Gee knocked him down. Ah Hoy then drew a knife and stabbed him in the thigh, inflicting a severe wound. Ah Gee was removed to the hospital, where he died 6omo time afterwards.^ Tne accused was remanded to appear at the inquest, which is to be held on Thursday.
A SERIOUS OUTRAGE. A MARRIED WOMAN ASSAULTED. Melbourne, November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
A SERIOUS OUTRAGE. A MARRIED WOMAN ASSAULTED. Melbourne, November 4. A serious outrage upon a married woman, Liiy Marshall, was reported to the .police at North Melbourne to-night by a young man, Edmund Sterling. The statement of the latter was that he was walking along Macaulay-road at about 11 p.m. when he heard cries of 'Police 'and 'Help.' He ran towards the spot, and when near a gasometer he saw a number of men running away. He then found lying on a vacant piece of ground the woman Marshall. She complained that she liad been brutally outraged by five men, who had de camped. She was taken to the hospital, where an examination confirmed her state ment. No arrests have yet been made.
THE STEAMER MURIEL. ON THE ROCKS AT ROSS CREEK Brisbane. November 3. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
THE STEAMER MURIEL. ? ON THE 'BOOKS AT ROSS CREEK. Brisbane. November 3. A wire was received from Townsville early on Saturday morning stating that the steamer Muriel, of the Adelaide Steamship Company, had struck a rock at Ross Creek. She had -on board a quantity of manure. As the tide fell the rocks penetrated the bottom and most of the cargo was destroyed. Steps are beiug taken to refloat the vessel. The Muriel wa3 insured in £1,500 each in the South British and Commercial Unioa Companies.
A SERIES OF FRAUDS. Sydney, November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
A SERIES OF' FRAUDS. Sydney, November 4. A person who was arrested near Fernmount last week on a charge of false, pretences is alleged to have carried on a most extraordi nary series of frauds on farmers of the district He travelled round, it is stated, representing himself as an appraiser under the lane tax. In that capacity he would exempt land from tax, driving a white peg in to biiow that it had received this favor from him. Then further it is stated that he would offer to resume land on behalf of the Government, giving a cheque as an instalment signed simply with Ahe initials 'J.M.,' and he further wrote the letters 'M.D.' to signify that he represented the Mines Department. These cheques were to be held ? until\tho superintendent came along in a few days with his countersign. Then there was nothing to be done but to go to the bank for the cash. The cheques were always drawn for a small amount over and above the sum to be paid, thus; leaving the purchasing agent some thing to r...
BROKEN HILL FIRE BRIGADE BOARD. Broken Hill, November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
BROKEN HILL FIRE 'BRIGADE BOARD. Broken Hill, November 4. The Fire Brigade Board, which threatened to cease operations unless the Adelaide Fire Underwriters' Association paid its quota of maintenance, has received a reply from that body to the effect that delay has been caused by a Sydney company not sending in returns. The board is to-day addressing another letter to the effect that non-payment of the Sydney company's contribution need not proveut the association sending its contribution as usual, the company in question not having previously subscribed. The board is badly in need of funds.
SHEEP FLUKE. Sydney, November 1. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
SHEEP FLUKE. Sydney, November 1. Dr. Oobb, who is working on behalf of the Agricultural Department, claims to have dis covered the much-sought intermediate host of the dreaded sheep fluke. The 'passer on:- of this destructive disease proves to be a common land snail (Bulinus Brazieri). Specimen snail photographs of the intermediate form of fluke have been forwarded to the depart ment. The discovery is looked upon as one of extreme importance and will lead to several important recommendations in regard to the suppression of fluke. The chief enemies of fluke are the common pee- wee and other birds, such as the wild duck, domestic duck, and crane, who prey on this snail.
SMALLPOX ON THE CUZCO. RELEASE OF PASSENGERS. Melbourne, November 3. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
SMALLPOX ON THE CUZGO. RELEASE OF PASSENGERS. Melbourne, November 3. - The vaccination of the Cuzco's passengers at Nepean has proved so unusually successful that on Saturday about 100 out of the 115 landed at the quarantine ground were released. These came out after a short period of deten tion because the vaccine had taken well, and the remaining cases are those of persons who have either refused to bo vaccinated or in whom inoculation has failed, and they will have to remain for the full period of 21 days.
COMMERCIAL BANK OF SYDNEY. RELEASE OF DEFERRED DEPOSITS. Sydney, November 3. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
COMMERCIAL BANK OF SYDNEY. RELEASE OF DEFERRED DEPOSITS. Sydney, November 3. At tne ooara meeting ot tue commercial Banking Company of Sydney on Friday it was decided to release the remainder of the outstanding deferred deposits. Formal in formation nas been given to each depositor that after the expiration of one month from the period named in the reconstruction Echeme these outstanding balances will be released. The entire amount of the deferred deposits will therefore be set free before the end of the year. This formal announcement was required to complete an opeiation which has been making very rapid progress during the whole of this. year. Many depositors received notice months ago. At the present time there only remains about a million sterling to which the notioes'6ent will apply. On May 16, 1893, the deposits affected by the reconstruction represented £10,206,000, but the current accounts were released immediately and soon the deposits at interest began to be dealt with. At ...
A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY. Vladimir Skripkin, a handsome young man of some 30 years, was a clerk in the Russian Ministry of the Interior. At home he was a musician ; that is to say, having been accus tomed to play the piano 6ince he was eight or nine, he had acquired a thorough command over the keys, and could execute almost any thing, from a waltz or Strauss to a morceau oi Tskaikoflsky's, with a degree of correctness and sentiment which was highly creditable in a petty ' tshinovnik' who received but 80 roubles a month. He also composed various dances and reveries; but the complaint of his friends was that he never had a chance of showing what was in him. The chance did come at last, and when least ex pected. One night Skripkin was invited to play at a toirie dansante given by one of his colleagues, who was glad of getting it done gratis, and his success was unparalleled. The strongest superlatives were lavished by the company to express their pleasure and do justice to his performance....
MRS. TREGASKISS A NOVEL OF ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN LIFE. Chapter XIII.—BLANCHRD'S ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
MRS. TREGASKISS A NOVEL OF ANGLO- AUSTRALIAN LIFE. Br MRS. CAMPBELL PRAED, Authoress of 'An Australian Heroine,' 'Policy and Passion,' 'Nadine,' 'Miss . Jacobsen's Chance,' 'Arina,' 'The Romance of a Station,' and (in conjunction ; with Mr. Justin McCarthy) 'The Right Honorable,' ' The Ladies' Gallery,' &c, &c [Published by special arrangement with the author. All rights reserved.] Chapter XIII.— Blanchabd's Romance. ' The sun had set in the midst of a thick storm cloud— those clouds, alas ! which did not bring the much needed rain, and were, indeed, as Tregaskiss had said, the sure sign of con tinued drought. The air was hot and heavy, and insects swarmed in myriads. When Gusta brought in a smoking dish of corned beef and summoned the party from the verandah to dinner, Clare moved the lamp to the side table bo that they nugfcfc be able to eat without the risk of winged and crawling things dropping into their plates. Tregaskiss and Shand had returned from the Bore, h...
WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK. A TALE OF LOVE AND WAR. CHAPTER XI—ON THE TRACK OF THE GALLANT HUSSAR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK. A TALE OF LOVE AND WAR. 3Br JOSEPH HATTON. [Published by special arrangement with the author. All rights reserved.] Chapteb XL— On the Tbaok op the Gallant Hubsab. 4t Halt !' shouted a hoarse voice as Pierre was about to re-enter the house. He_ pulled down his apron and pushed the one pistol he had left into his belt. It was unusual for Pierre to wear an apron, but, as he said, a cellar-man who has to look after his wine and bis guests must not be too particular ; though his man, Jean, had become much more fastidious in regard to his dress and the character of his work since there had been a talk of 'Liberte, Egalite, Fraternito,' a mere phrase at present, except to the more ambitious organisers of the revolution that was beginning to spread with devouring force. The word of command which had arrested Pierre's attention was given to- a company of gendarmerie a chevel that had dashed up to the inn, the horses wet with foam, the men in bright new uniforms, the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
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THE PYAP SETTLEMENT. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
THE PYAP SETTLEMENT. TO THE EDITOU. Sir— In your report of the proceedings of the Select Committee who recently enquired into the working of the village settlements there appears a statement by Mr. Birchell, which being a reflection upon me as an in dividual, as well as upon the other engineers on the settlement, I wish you would allow me to correct. Mr. Birchell stated that the engine and pump were in the wrong place, causing the use of 320 additional feet of piping. This is not so. The engine and pump were fixed to pump water to the 80 ft. level, and were in the best place in Pvap for that purpose, but it was after wards decided (against my wishes, by the way), to continue to the 100 ft. level, when the addi tional pipe became necessary. — I am, &c, ? T. TEALE.