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A VERY CLEVER SCOUNDREL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
A YERY CLEVER SCOUNDREL. If we are to believe sensation novelists, detective policemen are the most knowing set of fellows on the face of the earth. There is not a move on the board that they are not prepared for ; they know everybody and everything; they have a forty-Wopdin power of altering their personal appearance; are far to old birds to be caught with any possible chaff; and are quite prepared to bring to j ustice any particular thief in any particular quarter of London at a moment's notice. They employ mysterious agencies; they know a professed thief by instinct, and an occasional offender by the expression of the countenance. So preternatural are their memories that they can enumerate off hand the number of convictions recorded against any unfortunate "prig "who has "got. into trouble "for the twentieth time, and address him familiarly by all the nicknames he was ever known by. Yet somehow a tolerably large number of offences are never traced to the perpetrators ; thieves an...
LABOUR MARKET. August 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
LABOUR MARKET. August 23. Mrners, 45s ^ week Plasterers, lis to 12s do Carpenters, 10s to lis ^ Labourers, 7s diem diem Quarrymen, 8s do Masons, lis to 12s do Lumpers, 8s do Cartage of ore from Moonta Mine, per ton of 21 cwfc., 12s. Ditto ditto from Yelta Mine, 12s. Ditto ditto from Karkarilla Mine, 14s. Cartage of stores to the above mines, per ton of 20 cwt., lis.
EXTRAORDINARY CASES OF POISONING IN SWEDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
EXTRAORDINARY CASES OF P0ESON , ING m SWEDEN The StojcJdiolm. correspondent of the Morn ing Post gives sua outline of a strange ease which is being tried in one • oftbe Swedish courts-The accused is Lindback, the pastor of SUbodal,. in the • province of Werm-; lan.d. H. Xrysen, a retired merchant, lived for some time with'the pastor as a boarder. M. Lysen died suddenly some time ago, and suspicions having arisen as to the cause of death, his body was exhumed, and arsenic was; found in the stomach. M. Lysen's tleath had taken place so far back as the 17th of Decern-1 berlast, and on its being ascertained what had; been Its cause, it was remembered that on the 20th of November the death of a person of the name of Ilils Pattersson, of Farskog, had ; occurred under similar circumstances, on the 30th of November; and that a widow, CJarin Huken, 74 years of age, had also suddenly died, ;on the 16th of October, with the isame symptoms. In all the three cases jdeath had followed soon after ...
BUILDING MATERIALS. Wallaroo, August 23. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
BUILDING MATERIALS. Wallaroo, August 23. Ret atx. Deals, 9x3 ... ... . 0 0 7 Ditto, sawn, extra each cut 0' 0 0£ Ditto, 11 x 3, solid ... 0 0 8J Ditto, ditto, sawn each cut 0 0 0|, BattenB, 7 x 3, solid ... 0 0 5 Ditto, ditto, each cut ... 0 0 0| Cedar Board, per foot super 0 0 7 Flooring Boards, T & Gr, 6 x 1 0 0 2£ Stringy Bark, 3x2, l^d, per 100 ... ... ... 0 10 0 Ditto, 4x3 ... 0 18 0 Ditto, 6x1, l£d ... 0 12 0 Ditto, 6x6 ... 0 18 0 Ditto, 9x9 ... ... — Palings, 5 feet, Launceston .1 4 0 Ditto, ditto., Hobarton 12 0 Laths, 3 feet, 1000 ... 1 0 0 Ditto, 3 feet 6, ditto ... 1 5 0 Cement—Portland Roman ... ™78Caree Bbice:s, at the kiln ... 3 5 0 Ooeeugated Ibok, ^ cwt, 33s to 40s Znsc, cwt, 40s Lime, per bushel, 6d to 8d at the kiln.
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
.3». v. •/ -:-i* victoeia. The H€Mdli^-t^ect&1xw states that in; some parts of the Western District the! fluke ^tifiN2ontinue&-||Feva3en^ some cases fc:teiry> \ The greatest loss, u&dbubtetOj;, -BSee' bteen i at Sohertsbn's station^ iii'thfe ^letoiiai VaUey, that gentlemM. now estiihati3t% his loss at 20,000 sheep. Several remedies j have been tried, but withno satisfactory i result. Some of the infected animals | have been sent to Mr J. F. Shaw, | the sheep inspector, who intends trying the effect of galvanism—a remedy which has bfeen strongly recommended by some authorities. j One of those lamentable accidents so ; common in this colony occurred on| Wednesday last, on the station known as! Sharp's. A man, whose name we have not yet ascertained, was occupied in jelling a tree, when, sad to relate, it came down suddenly upon him., no warning having been given so that he might effect his escape. His wife, hearing Tils cries for help, rushed to the spot, whe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
Shipping. STEAM TO WALLAROO. HE Screw-steamer BOYAL SHEPHERA H . Ward, master, will sail &om Port Adelaide to Wallaroo on. the 6th of September, and' on eaxihsucceeding Wednesday,onthe arrival of the 3.30 p.m. train, until further notice, landing pas-, ^seftgers and cargo at Wallaroo at 4 p.m. on the aday aSer sailing. ' W. C. ELAKD, s Agent, SOS 61 Port Wallaroo. WEEKLY STEAMER EOS PORT ADELAIDE. |HE steamer KANGAROO, having been purchased solely for the trade between Wallaroo and Port Adelaide, "will leave the latter port every Wednesday, commencing on the 6th September, under the command of Captain John Yeo, liate of the'Omeo and Eclipse. Eor freight orpasssge, apply to D. BOWER, Wallaroo; or C. LAMB, 2 9 c - Port Adelaide. STEAM TO MELBOURNE. — SEDUCED IPAEES. FM1HE New and. Splendid JBL * SteamsMp SOUTH AUSTRALIAN, 7^ |ons,; «omn3aii&lt;fer%Avill sail pn^ ■ WM.ISBIS^B,/Adelaide] ^ JOHN NEWMAN & SON, Port Agent for Wallaroo, W. C. ELAND, T FOR WALLABOO. —...
QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
QUEENSLAND. "We have Queenslandpapers to the 14th inst. The Daily Ghmrdian of that date devotes nearly the whole of the two pages of its supplement to the publication of the. private journal of the surveyor attached to Messrs. P. and A. Jardine's " Overland Expedition to Cape York." The latter will be read with great interest by all who wish .to study the subject of Australian exploration. Beferrihg to the subject of the dangerous attitude of the natives at Tfcookwood, the MocJc hampton News of the 9th inst. states that "a portion of the Eockhampton police force left town on Friday night, for the purpose of preserving order on Mr Cowper's station, Sookwood. On arrival they found upwards of 300 blacks on Grogonga Creek, who had been pilfering the tents to a great extent, . The police made a razee on about fifty tomahawks, which they left at the head station, and the native police, appearing on the scene, the blacks were driven-off and followed." The Sockhmnpton News, of August 5, sta...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. Dbiive: anb Eush Iiots.—A few months ago, says tlie Marengo correspondent of] Yass Courier, a decently-clad mail, with a. respectable address, rode one Sabbath afternoon into Marengo, and applied for liquor at our only but was refused, and that very properly so ; because the landlord plainly saw that he had already swallowed sufficient. He then proceeded to our post office, andasked the postmaster to send for some drink- The reply was, " Do you know what day it is; be off or the police shall be sent for." The horse man simply bowed his head, said " Thank you/' and rode on, taking the Gap road. ] Eight days after, that man, who was I formerly a large cattle owner, died! It appears that he found his way upon the above-mentioned Sunday to a notorious bush inn, not 100 miles from Marengo, where he soon exchanged hishorse, saddle, | bridle and all he had for drink, and in! three or four days naught remained of him except "the horrors." Being now, i in a business view, us...
WALLAROO PRICES CURRENT. Wallaroo, August 23. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
WAIiLABOO PRICES CURBENT. .Wallaroo, August 23. BETATL. Barley, 7fl Od; oats, 6s ; pollard, 2s 6d; bran, 2b j chaff, 10s 6d. Hay, 10b. Wheat, 6s to 10b. BREAD AUD FIOUB. ~ Bread, 6d per 2 lb flour, 3d per lb loaf 48b per bag Screenings, 7s BUTCHEE-MEAT. Beef, 7d to 9d per lb Port, 7d to *10d per lb Mutton, 7d to 9d per lb Veal, 7d to lOd per lb Lamb, none Sausages, 9d per lb PAEBT HKODtTC®. Bacon, Is 3d ^lb Hams, colonial, Is 2d.per Batter, fresh, 2s €d lb Prone Do, salt, 2s 3d Do, English, Is 6d Do, English, Is 8d do Ducks, 8b per pair Eggs, Is 6d per doz Fowls, 5s do Oheese, colonial, Is 2d Milk, 8d per quart to Is 6d • risff. O jsters, none Msb, 6d t& ls 6d per doz Periwinkles, none Schnapper, 3d to 2s each Grabs, none ' VEGETABLES. Cabbages,6dto Is Onions, 4d per lb Cucumbers,none Potatoes, 12s6d per cyrt Carrots, 5d per bunch Turnips, 2d pier lb French Beans, none Leeks, 1b per bunch Vegetable Mmtowb, none Pumpkins, 2d per lb •' - * V&ITLT. - Almonds, dried, If ...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
IMPOSTS. Cargo of the Adelaide/from Port Adelaide— 3 pkgs, Brown; 137 do, Webster and Gribble ; 40 do, Wood; 15 do,. Stephens; 12 'do, Moyle; I 37do, Scarfe and Burden; 1 do. Dean; 2 do, Meesent; 54 do, Sharp; 30 do, Dunn; 545; boards, De Garis; 10 do, Gouge} 98 bags chaff,] Stacey j 112 do, Whitford; 22 pkgs, ship Kadina; 4 pieces gum, Eland; 6 cases, D. Bower; 300 i tiles, Anderson; 12 pkgs, Furner; 1 do, Tuma i and Eiiobbe; 18 do, G, Evers; 21 bags coal, | yttrfrftyillft. Mine ; 27 pkgs, Clinch and Co. Cargo of the Xangaroo, from Port Adelaide—14 pkgs, Clinch and Co.; 1 do, Paull; 1 do, Cheek; 1 do, Bastion; 73 do, Drew Brothers; 235 do,' Axford; 22 do, H. Martin ; 46 do, J. Richards ; j 3 do, Page j 1 do, Chappell; 31 do, Furner; 85 do, J. James ; 5 do, Melvin; 15 do,01ifent; 37 do, W. Thomas; 1 box, Capt. Hancock ; 2 pkgs, Tuma and Knobbe; 46 do, KarfcariHa Mine; 6 do, Doney; 31 do, Dickenson and Berriman; 16 do, Bitford; 32 do, G. Evers; 14 do, Lowry; 24 do, Wigzell; 114 do, H...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
lOscxixAsnbus sS^ping. QGie JK&ngaroo did not asxive as early as had been expected. The delay is accounted for by the fiust of her not leaving Port Adelaide until 10 a.m. on Thursday. She brought an immensely large cargo; The Royal Shepherd is announced to leave Port Adelaide for Wallaroo and Port Augusta to-day, at 4 p.m.. The schooner Adelaide encountered a heavy squall off Bailey Head. The wind chopping to the. westward blew furiously ior-a time; it heeled the schooner over on her broadside, sent the after shroud adrift by snapping one of the chain-plates, and earned away the main-foresheet. The nume tous passengers on deck, who were scarcely able to move by reason of sickness, were in imminent danger of being washed overboard, until Captain Arnold and crew bundled them below.
CLEVER ATTEMPT TO DEFRAUD SIR R. PEEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
clevee attempt to defeaub sir - e. peel. . The Irish Times says:—"We understand active steps are behgg taken to effect the capture of the person who attemdted to forge a cheque on our bank for .£8,000, purporting to he drawn by Sir Robert Peel. The circum* j stances connected with the attempted fraud are somewhat carious. It appears the patty .who is charged with the forgery hadbeenfor some years connected with the bank in the capacity of a clerk or teller. He had been in London on business, and while there opened an account in one of the hanks. Immediately after the Derby was run he forged the cheque in question in the name of the Chief Secre tary, who he was officially aware had a large had a large amount to his credit in the Bank of Ireland. The cheque, in the ? usual course of business, was .transmitted here for advice. Ill the meantime lie returned to Dublin, and resumed his duties at the bank, where it would have been his business to mark the check ivhen it arrived. He anxious...
PRESIDENT LINCOLN AND THE BABY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
PRESIDENT LINCOLN AND THE BABY. Manj have thought of Mr Lincoln as a jester: but noae who knew him well could form such an estimate from the humorous sayings which flew off as the mere sparks from the anvil on which the heavy work which the world now sees was wrought. . Mr Carpenter, who resided in the White House for some mouths, tells of his " pacing up and down a narrow passage, his hands behind him, his head bent forward upon his breast, heavy black rings under' his eyes, showing sleepless nights—altogether such a picture of weighty cares and responsibilities as I never had seen." In a time of great despondency, in 1862, a congressman called upon him, sod Mr Lincoln began in a humorous vein. " Mr President," said the congressman, rising, I did not come here this morning to hear stories; it is too serious a time." Mr Lincoln said, gravely, "A , sit down ! I respect you as a sincere, earnest man You cannot be more anxious than I am constantly ; and I say to you now that were it no...
SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
~ ■ . ARRlV jflD, Thursday, September 7—Adelaide, schooner, Arnold, master, from Port Adelaide. Eighteen passengers. Friday, September 8—Kangaroo, a.s., 200 tons, Yeo, master, from Port Adelaide. J>. Bower, agept. Passengers—Mr Hoach, Wife and family, *' Mr Tonkins, Mr Buck, and others.
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. Adelaide, Friday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (fbom our own cobeespondent.) Adelaide, Friday, 8 p.m. - The new Bank has made the following appointments :—Mr Sowter, formerly of the Union Bank, Ijondon, and recently manager of the Bathurst branch of the Oriental Bank, has been chosen manager; Mr Stoddart, of the Bank of Australasia, has been chosen accountant; and Charles Penny, of the South Australian Bank, has been appointed share clerk. The Itev. J. B. Page, the celebrated Baptist minister, is expected here in a few days. Major and Mcholls, who were again brought up for abducting the girl1 Meadows, have been remanded till Tues- j day. ! The London Chartered Bank has been j making fresh advances to the Melbourne j Government. The question is to be raised that the proceeding is collusive, i and therefore fraudulent. ! (From, the Adelaide Papers.) " VICTORIA. Melbourne, September 4. The Government now propose to pay the revenue into one Bank, on condition of the Treasurer being allowed a cash credit in his own ...
SCRAPS FROM AMERICAN PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 September 1865
SORAPS FROM AMERICAN PAPERS Speedy Justice.—A Canadian paper states that recently, at the railway station of the westernmost city " of ^Ganad.a, - a fight; took The men were at oaeevtaken by a constable before an alderm&h, tried, convicted, J5»ed a dollar each, with, costs, ami "sent About ^heir business. It was all done in a Quarter of an hour, and the passenger combatant succeeded in rejoining his train.before it left the station, and went on his way to Sariiia. The Fiery Tbain.—It was jaot easy to dispose snddenly of the ammunition, consist ing of hundreds of barrels of powder and tons [of shells- -The following expedient was |adopted:—The whole mass of powder and ' shells was piled up in a long train of cars. The engine, under full pressure of steam, wkg attached. There was a descending gradeof about two and a-: alf miles from the station to the Chickahominy, where the railroad! bridge has been destroyed. The Jtorch was, applied to the combustibles placed in the carg and...