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ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
ATHLETICS. | The Charters Towers Athletic Club are again in the field and in a new departure, as their next venture will bo a grand wrestling tournament. The money given away will be tliusly divided:-1st prize, £20; 2nd prize, £10 . 3rd prize, £6 ; 6fch prize, £A. The date is not yet fixed upon, but will be noti fied on Monday next. Entrances are to be free
IN CHAMBERS. BLAKEN[?]Y v. MORGAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
or CHAMBERS. BLAKEJTfc.Y T. MOBGAN. Mr. Beaumont for defendant, Mr. Evans for plaintiff. This was an application to dismiss action for want of prosecution order, statement of claim to be delivered on or before 1 p.m. of 8tli instant, otherwise ac tion to stand dismissed with cost® for want of prosecution, costs of this summons to be paid by plaintiff. CLIFTON" A"ND CO. V. GREEN. Sir. Brown (Marsland and Marsland) for plaintiff. Order: Leave to sign judgment for the .cost of this action aud of this sum mons, to be taxed. 2ND Jfste. G-UEEN V. CWFTOST. Special application ex parte. Mr. Browne (Marsland and Mainland) application for stay of proceedings upon judge's order of 29th May, 1891, pending appeal against part of such order. Order to stay proceedings until 11 a.m., 5th instant, and adjourn sum mons to same date, defendant to be served with these proceedings in the usual manner.. 3 kb JTcke. Havid Walker, publican, of Townsville, was adjudicated insolvent, statement to be made for...
The Stor[?]teller. SWEET IS REVENGE. [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER XXI.—A DESPERATE DEED. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
[yp---4^^y.Wn^TSStAI^ MOLLOY, J jiiMtlmr of " Moto Came He Dead ?" " That i ; - Villain Romeo,' A. J£odt-rn, ] ' Magician. Sfc., 8fe. [NOW FISST PUBLISHED.] \_A.TSh BIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER XXI.-A DESPERATE DEED. Lost in thought the captain strode rapidly tlirongli the park until lie entered a wood of pines and firs that Parted it at one end. The setting sun threw shafts of light betwixt the thick interlacing- houghs, and down the long avenue leading towards Hay- j ton, which he now traversed. The air a as so still that the l*zy roll of cart wheels and the cracking of a \driver's whip in the distance could be distinctly heard. The fading glow in the westj oresenMy-warned him it was time he should retrace his steps; and accord ingly be turned back, calculating he wouM have sufficient leisure to reach the Abbey and dress before dinner was served. H s mind was still harassed by anxi uis thonghts, and a dire fore boding of trouble settled on him as the gloom of approaching night crept ...
The New South Wales Royal Commission on Strikes. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, June 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
The 3¥ew §ou(li Wales Boyal Commission on Strikes. (BF ELECT arc TELEGRAPH ) (PROM OUB OWN CO RBBSPONDBNT.) STDJSTEI, June 2. The report on tlie Uoyal Commission on. strikes-Commission on the strikes, as adopted on May 22nd, has been presented to his Excellency, and has now been made pubr lie. It declares that the late strike was based on the question of the employment of non-unionists, and deduces that henceforth there will be a wide distinction to be drawn, between shrikes which concern the comfort, of wage earners, and those wliicli concern the combination of the same class. The in dustrial community is now said to be organised into camps, to be jealous and suspicious and ready for a conflict, which may in a few months destroy the savings of* many, which are k>st in strikes which aim at securing better terms for vr&ee earners. Friendly conferences are suggested to this end, and a court of conciliation recom mended, apd for strikes which pass beyond this stage arbitrati...
WHAT INVENTION HAS DONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
WHAT INVENTION HAS DONE. What lias invention done? Well, this will - serve asan example merely. It used to take by old methods, as compared with inventions now used, five times as muck labor in boofc nuudn;, four times as much in flour making, tlrree times as much in coal mining, ok times as much in making tin cans, three limes as much in carriage making, and ten times as many looms can now he managed by one weaver. At a silver mine in Nevada a stream, of water falling 460ft is made to turn a water-wheel, and gives 200 horse-power. The same stream is carried down another 1680ft., and is caught on six water-wheels, giving off 730 horse-power, which by means of electricity is conveyed to the surface, and rues a 60-stamp battery. It. is by the same indentions-the water-wheel and electricity that the great task of using Niagara is about to be effected. Only 4 per cent, of the water will be used: it will not be noticeable, but that quantity will supply 120,000 horse* power. The power wil...
The Labor Dispute. THE LATEST PARTICULARS. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] AUGATHELLA, June 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
The Labor Dispute. ? THE LATEST PARTICULARS. LBY ELECTEIC TELEGRAPH.] [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] AUGATIIELLA.., June 3. There are about 130 men In the union camp here, but they are quiet and respectable. There were some pigs and dogs poisoned in town, but it had nothing to do with the union men. The pigs and dogs in Auga thella are a perfect nuisance, and have been poisoned at intervals for years. Six men were each sentenced to five months' imprison ment on Thursday for having mutton in thgir possession for which they could not account. Two of them were squatters' sons. It is not true as stated that they had a tin of kerosene with them. BBXSBAVE, June 2. Isieford reports that the unionists' camp is broken up, and the unionists are going to Barcaldine. If umbers of unionists are col lecting at Arrilalah, and some are scouting on Wellshot run looking out for the Bimerah free laborers. Cliarleville reports that information reached the police there on Sunday last that a gentleman sa...
Divisional Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
Divisional Board. Xhe monthly meeting of tlie Da'rymple Divisional Blfeard was held yesterday at the offices, (fill-street. There were present Mr. &lt;xeo Cavey (president) 111 the chair, the Hons. John Deane and Win. Aplrn, i Messrs R. Kirkbride, J- Byrne, E. H. 1. I Plant, and Phillipson. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. COBRESPOKDBKCE. I The outward eoi respondencc was coiinrnica and the inward received. Amongst the latter were *he following le&lt;Froin Apliu, Brown and Co., relative to the road to tlie Kangaroo silver mines Re ceived. No action taken, as the road wa. ontside the Board's jurisdiction. , From the Warden's Clerk, forwaichn sketch plans of &JT homesteads withm the division. Received. . . «-»" From the Charters Towers Municipality, , acknowleding reeeipt of the Board a letter, and enclosing the list of cabmen, coshes, &Fr^c£rlto AbTin, ot Pentlaud, re tlie s water overflowing from the dam i away his garden produ...
Telegrams. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.] TOWNSVILLE, May 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
(BY ELEC*TBIC teeegeajph.) |>ROM OUEOWK COBttESPONDBNTS.J foipBiW May31. The steam tender Dairymaid returned bom tiie wrecked barqne Moltke. She Is on the serf in water 7& de^ at low tide, and Is not likely to come oft Two-hundred cases and 11 barrels of whisky have been salvaged. -} ; Towirsvixra:, June 1. 1 No bill has been Med in the case of Megina v, Vesper. - j The marine surveyors report that ibis hopeless to get the Moltke off the reef, wfcicli Ib mot marked on the chart. I TowtstSYIELE, June 3. Jeffries and Irvine, unionists, were convic ted at the Supreme Court to-day for setting. ?? fire to grass at Lamxnermpor Station, and remanded for sentence. P. Dominic Burke, charged with the murder of a Chinaman cook, was acquitted by direction of the Judge before the evidence for the Crown had all been heard. McLaughlin, who was charged with -Burke, was found guilty of manslaughter, and remanded for sentence. Cooktown, May 29. The travelling dairy commenced opera tions he...
With the Defence Force at Hughende[?]. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
Ulth tlie Defence Force Hiiglteiidon. FFEOM A COBHESPOKDEXT.L The two unionists charged with burning a fence on Lammeruioor run were committed to take their trials at the Townsville Circuit Court on 3rd instant; bail was refused. The evidence went to.show that these men deliberately got off their horses and tried to set fire to the fence and grass, but were stopped before they managed to gather euo ugli^jpiia together. * Diagjrtjjfe, secretary of this camp, at a meetirigtm 29th May, was said to hare stated to the meeting " The union could do no more1 than thej did to boycott Russell, it was .no use calling out the union girls, the only thing that could be done now was to bum Ms place down." A warrant was to-day issued for his arrest. The fences and gates where the two men Irwin and Jeffries were arrested were burnt to cinders, also the grass. All the fence between Bockwood and L&m mermoor stations were burnt. Wires came this morning that unionists armed are on their way to C...
THE BACCARAT SCANDAL. LONDON, June 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
THE BACCARAT SCANDAL. London, June 3. Sir Charles Russell declared that Sir Gordon Cumming's only motive for his action urns the hope to prevent his expulsion from the clubs and the army. If he was innocent he would not so easily have sacrificed his honor for fifty Princes. He would call a witness to prove his absolute dis honesty. Mr. Arthur Wilson described minutely Sir Gordon Cumming's methods of increasing the stakes, The re was a sensation in Court when he said he told Levett, but the latter dis believed him, bat afterwards watched Camming, and was convinced. The! cross-examination considerably dis- j credited Mr. Wilson's evidence, owing to his youth, and rawness. Later. The Gordon-Camming gambling case has been closed.
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 6 June 1891
Local and General. A PARTY of 40 free laborers passed through Charters Towers by train for Hughenden on the 3rd. There was no police escort with them. The Barcoo, which left Townsville on Monday for the south, took with her, amongst other exports, 854oz of gold and 120 bags of silver and tin ore. &nbsp; THE monthly meeting of the licensing authority should have been held on Wed- nesday at the Court House, but there were not sufficient magistrates to form a quorum. The justices who attended were Messrs. Joe Miliican, R. Kirkbride. and T. Buekland. The court was adjourned for a week. We are glad to learn that Dr. Forbes, resident medical officer to the Charters Towers Hospital, who has been for several days laid up by severe illness, was yesterday &nbsp; much improved, and it is to be hoped that he &nbsp; will be again up and about and attending to his duties before long. THE only magistrate who put in an ap- pearance at the Police Court on Tuesday was Mr Fred ...
Lilacs. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Ulacs. In the dear old-fashioned garden The lilacs were in bloom, And filling all the evening air .With delicate perfume. He plucked a spray and gave me ; "Read it, Janet," he said; The happy tears sprang to my eyes, I felt my cheeks grew red. For I, as William knew iny dear, Was learned in flower lore- " And thus it was the message ran, "I never loved before." "Tis forty-seven years ago, And yet the lilacs bring The mem'ry of that night to me, With each returning spring. I see my lover's handsome head, With curls of sunshine crowned ; I see the moon in silver bars, Upon the grassy ground; I hold the lilac in my hand My heart leaps in my breast, And I hear one sleepy little bird Trill faintly from his nest. And so the fragrant truthful flowers Are woven with my past, .For I was your grandfather's first love And, dear, I was his last 1 And when he calmly fell asleep A year ago to-day, I softly shut within his hand A single lilac spray. And though you'll think it strange, my dear, Fm ...
He Was Right. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
He Was Bight VBa^ you any photographs of your chil- 1 drenf^ffr Peck ?' asked a friend of the Son. I Alpheus Peck. I * I should say 1 had,' answered Mr Peck, J * Ty'e about a bushel of them.' 'Why, Alpheus/iexclamied his wife. /Weil, haven't we? Haven't we photo - graphs of all four of them, and don't four pecks niake a bushel ?' ' - -?
Female Indian Slaves. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 13 June 1891
Female Indian Slaves. I The women of all Indian tribea, doomed i to a hopeless bondage of slavery, tlie fate of | their sex in every race, have but few amuse | meats. They accept tkeir condition ! stoically, however, by the unerring law of | heredity through ages of abuse and eerrile | obedience. The lower the tribe in the seale | i of humanity the move degraded are the j women. Among the diggers of Oregon aud , Washington, with which savages I passed three or four years, the poor squaws are to : be pitied. Living on roots and insects which the women must furnish, their exisvance as a taibe may .well be imagined to be a very 4 precarious one. If the camas, a bulb grow ; ing deep in tite ground and very sweet, j should fail or the acorn and * black cricket' | crop .be not plentiful in any year, their j winter is liable to be one of pinching poverty ' and starvation. . I have often .looked with ' profound pity upon troops of. their old and young equals under Hie hot summer sun wanderi...