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PROPOSED CATHEDRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 August 1860
PnOPrsBED CTnEnrtr..-T-hcre is a project afoot for building a catholral in Gjoulburn, in connection with tile Church of England. Th'lirtcen plans have been sent in, three of which were prepared by parties living in Goulburn; fire were selected for further consideratin, among which was ono of tho Goulburn plans.-Herald. Tme M oUIcDER AT MIURIIUalURnAunl.-On the 1Gth insti nt, at the Yass I'utty Sessioes, James Mor rissy was brought up on remuanl, on a charge of having murdercd a man named Paterson, at Mur tumbuirah, in 1856, and was further remanded until next Thrsday, thle n-esasary instructions frnm the Attrnsey-General's oltice not having arrived. Ilerald.
A MAN BURNED AT THE STAKE IN TEXAS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 August 1860
*A' .WAN BURNED AT' .2'l STAKE IN TEXAS. Frere TeE 5EW TO8 TRI5UNE.] · BUeCANAN, Texas, April 25th, 1860.-Allow me a place in your columns for the following recital of a tale of horror; but one of many of which this section of our country is the theatre, but which for obvious reasons are kept out of public prints; and especially out of those honest and patriotic sheets which would hold them in their true colors to the detestation of en enlight ened people. A young man whose name and residence I shall suppress for fear of harrowing the feelings ofa found mother and sisters to whom ignorance is blibs, came into this country as a colporteur; he had a valuable stock of books, maps, &o., consisting mainly of Bibles and religious works, the standards of the Christian world, histories (Prescott's and others), school books and atlases, and unfortunately for him, a few copies of the " Impending Crisis," and some tracts favoring the cause of freedom. These were seen by some intense pr...
"MUNICIPAL LEGISLATORS." TO THE EDITOR OF THE EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 August 1860
" .tlNICII'AL LEGISLA TORS." TO TOE ETlITUO OF THt .AlAMINER. Stu,-I am glad to see thot a gentleman of apparently a good deal .of intelligence, has written a long letter, tead'd aos aore, cor, letithg on the ¢arious matters in itiated and diseussed at the recent meeting of delegates Hoe 1s certainly given the poor ulfortunate delegates little encouralement to proceed in tile matter; io fat, he has not gIven them credit for a single good deed whatever, 11a 1h1, howetar, written in a cohm, sensible, loglcal matrer, his motive being evidently to discuss the matter, which cortoilo is very lieeessary, aod may do a 111l of good, and throl " light upon tile matter, (nd a1sist in guiding tile dlegates to a proller decision. There om 0 ho',aever, ditibrelleeos t'opion oil everything, and I nmust oary tlilt I disagree with him in alemost everythin lle llds a Ivanecd. lie eolsiders it a haee ofgreotl arrogance for six g?e tlemen out ofn all 1 roceed with the "bushinss Iroposed to be transaeta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 August 1860
Terms: Adveortising.-~our lines and undero........., : : ',, Sin .......................... 2 ,,,6 . Eight ...................... 3,'O . ,, Every additional line......... o :" Subscriptin-'Per quarter in adrance ....... 8' : At the end of the quarter ..... 9 0' S incle eopien, eachdi.....'..... 0 6:'':;' The quartern end on thu la tday ofJune, eptember, December, and Mlarch, respectively. KC&MA :-Vrlntud and publshed .by thb prprulre ,Wsa.uaw ",:?v[?' of KIams at thb.Ea.minu"r Generyl ?pyntlag-o~ame Shonlhbaeu-street, KIamln, &fouiatPd 6atardayJ, A'ugni 21b'l' 101o 0 .. . . .
HORRIBLE TRAGEDY—A WIFE AND SI CHILDREN MURDERED. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 August 1860
HORRIBLE TRAGEDY-A WIFE 'AND SI -- - - CHILDREN-AIUA>DERED. - -- - -4---- THE little village of Saidowfi, Isle of Wight'ilnas been thrown into a state of the utmost conster nation by a horrible tragedy,which has taken place at the fort in that neighborhood. .A mother and six children have all been murdered. in cold blood by a maniac husband and father.' : It appears from the Hampshire 'Telegraph that the dreadful affair took place some time durging. the night of May 17, or probably early on th: !' morning of the 18th, but nothing was knownh 'off it until a short time after noon on the latter day. , At about that time sergeant Whitworth,; tihe -. master gunner in charge of the fort, was observed, i by a coast-guardsman on duty in one of the lanes ':' adjacent to the fort, walking towards the parade''' ground. He told the coast-guardsman that". during the night a man or men had got dowin' the chimney, and had shot his wife and childr~en' with a pistol. As Whitworth's conduct had.be...
TOBACCO VERSUS ARSENIC. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 August 1860
Ton tcco v icsus Airesic.-A young lady inlIalappshire. f11 into the mistake of cating a portion of arsenic,. whieh had been prepared for th dcestruction of rats. Painful symptoms soon led to the discavery. An elierly lady then pre sent advised that she should be rnde to vornit as speecdily as possible, und as the unfortnatoe vic irn hid ulwnays exhihited a loathing for tobacco. iin any sob-pe, tlrat was sugrcsred as a ready means for obtaining tire desired end. A pipe was used, but this produced no narseri. A large portion of strong tobacco was then chewed, anid LII juice swallowed; but even this prrurlced no sensation of disgust. A strong deecstion was then made with hlot water-, of this sire drarkle half a piut wvitliout pro]incing nausea or giddiness, or tiny emetic or catiarrtic eaction. Tieo prains grad ually subsided, arid she began to feel well. On the arrival af.plysicians, an eiitic was ad minitisered. The patient recovered irnd no ill conrsequevine a iere eoxrerienicel.. A...
AN ACROSTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 August 1860
AN ACROSTIC. Say, Spurgeon, whence thy magic power, Potent conqueror over sin, Under thee, to Zion's tower, Rebel souls are that drawn in. &nbsp; " God's love in Christ" my strength lies there; Earth, death' yea hell itself to meet On Him, for Him, be all thy care, Nor stay one instant, time is fleet."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
Choice Leasehold, Dairy Stock, &e. " RI . G. K; WVA'L]RiON,hrlas rdcrKved'instructiut : _lfrom Mr. John Brown, to soil by Auction at his residenceu; Omega Retreat, near Crawley's Forest, On WEDNESDAY, NEXT, 5th September, . : i The unoxpired leanse of the farm on which he" now resides, containing 30 acres offirst- : class lanrid, having eight years to run, S four years free, and four years at £1 pot acre per annum. This firrm is well ini-, proved, and veiy vadhiable After" whicl-i • prirme dniy cows 4 springing hoifers , 1 young bull . 8 pigs. SDairy stehsils, &ec., &c" S" Terms liberal at sale. . ' For Stile, A BAY DInAUGBT STALLION, rising 4 years Sold, stands 17 hands high, very powerful. an excellont tempri; and a.thoroUgh; good worker. Price, £50 by approved bills at six months. S Apply, SD.LO , s. D). LOTT, Steaam Mills, Wollongong. Choice Building Allotment SINT ilE RAPIDLt F'LiOUTRiSHIING TOWN OF KIAMA. J M?I. G. I. 0ird tIDON has received instructioe...
THE MILITARY POWERS OF EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
THE birLITARY POWERs of EUROPE.-If we regard the three greatest European military powers in their most prominent feature, we find that France is an artillery, Austria a cavalry, and Prussia an infantry power. The artillery system is Napoleonic, despotic; the cavalry system, aristocratic and patrician; the infantry defensive and democratic. Bonapartism, how evger, like Janus,wears a double mask, which on one side displays the "principles of 1789; " hence the infantry, especially the light troops, have great attention paid to them in the French - army. And as democracy and revolution are permanently.advanced to fetch the chesnuts out of the fire for Napoleon, so the French light infantry sklirmish before the cannon, while tihe great despotic blows fellow over their heads. This combination drove the Austrians across the Minicio, for the Austrian infantry, even the. numerous riflemen, are slow and awkward.in their movements. Supposing that the next con tinental war will be between F anc...
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
.ISc?ELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. . ------ A STAnVING PASTOR.-Thlo report of the Clerical Fund and Poor Clergy Relief Society contains several instances of the almost stewring condition in whichl many of the curates of thle Church of England, as well as their families often live. "I know," says tlhe secretary, " a ease of one poor man, in a poor liocese, afraid or ashamed to tell of his poverty. IHe was a self-denying, single man, upright, religious, and charitable beyond his means. A fever broke out in the parish. He tended tihe sick with his own hands, and gave to them of his own. There wasuo doctor within ten miles; he was parson and doctor too for many weekls. At last he was taken ill him self. Out of his slenlder means hle had to pay for his duty to be taken. 'Whlen able to resume his servi ces, he did se, with weakened body and straightened means. He looked at his little hoard of money. It wanted three weeks of quarter dilay; he divided his fund into twenty-one parts; for everytlhing l...
PREVENTION OF BANKRUPTCY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
PRtEVENTION O. A?" ,tKTUPTCY.-Mlr. David Smith, an extensive wholesale leather merchant of Glnswow, and a county magistrate, has sub mitted a proposal to the Attorny-General of England for the prevention of bankruptcy, by enacting proper regulations for the preservation of solvency. Mr. Smith has been studying tlhe system of banlkrubtcy i, other countries es pecially those of France, Belgium, and Ham burgh. This study hais suggested the expedient of enacting stringent rules, under severe penal ties, for compelling every maln who trades in credit to balance his books at least once a year; and providing that where a trader, at the end of any year, finds that he has lost all his own capital and is below par, it shall be imperative on him, under the penalty of imprisonment, to call a meet. ing of his creditors and lay before them a state inent of his affairs. M?tr. Smith supports iis proposition, not merely on the obvious ground, that every man who trades on credit is a trustee for his ...
CONVIGTION OF NOTORIOS BANK THIEVES.—THE ROBBERY OF £11,000. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
CONVIOTION OF NOTORIOS BANK. TIIIEVES.-THIE R OJBBERY OF £11,000. ON the 18th June, at the Liverpool Quarter Sessions, two London Thieves, named Thomas Lee and James Joy, with a number of aliases, who it is believed belonged to a gang of bank robbers, who have committed several depreda tions in the metropolis, were convicted of steal ing bank bills to the amount of £11,000 from the. person of MIr. Haigh, of the firm of Haigh and Co., cotton brokers, Liverpool. They were defended by.MLr. Pearso. The circumstances of the case are of a some what remarkable chlaracter. On Saturday, the 12th of May, Mr. IIaigh, received bank bills and other sceurities of the value of £11,000 at IIeywood's bank in Liverpool, which he placed it the side vocket of his coat. It was evident that the prisoners had watchled Mr. IHaigh, but, as hie took thie precaution of keepitng his hand in his pocket in his course through the streets, they failed in robbing him of the parcel con talning the bills, until Ihe w...
THE LATE G. P. R. JAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
Ti LAi'rf G. P. R. JAJIEs.-A very interesting inciident in the life of the late eminent novolist has been told us by one of his oldest and nlost intimate literary friends. WVhen Mr. James was a young man his cousin was about to' marry the daughter of a, emicent lawyer, anl the title deeds of this gentle man's entailed property were at the request of the father of the yonulng lady cubmitled to his examina. tion. The keeon lawyer discovered that the parents of the gentleman, altlhough moving in the best so ciety of Londuon, had never teon marriedt. Mr. James was; made acquainted with this awkwardt fact, and at the same time informed that tie hiimsulf was tile heir-st-Lwr. The match was about to be biroken off, and much distress occasioned on every side, \heiii Mr. Jam1es, having quietly taken posses siaon of thie property, went at once to the unhappy young man, his relative, and convyedo to him the whole of tLke property, which amounted to a very hianilsome indedeenctlne.-Dail/ Paper....
COASTERS INWARDS. August 22. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
CD&ASTEIS -I5WARD5. ,August 22. Kiama, steamer, from W\ollongong and Kiama, with 133 keos bubter, 23 pigs, 18 calves, 60 bags maize, 9 cases eggs, 7 coops poultry, 50 bundles grass, and sun dries. i August 24. liama, toamer, from Wollongong and Kiama, with 100 kcgs butteor, 10 pigs, 11 calves, 1o cases eggs, 9 coops poultry, 30 packages grass, 50 btags ImaOize, 40 bags po tatoes. Saoramento, NJightingale, Prospcctor, and Warlock, from Bellambi, 240 tone coal.
EXTRAORDINARY POISONING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
EXTlPAOORDINlEARY POISONING CASE. -4--- AT the Liverpool Police Court, on the 25th June, a thin, shallow-complexioned man, named Thomas Winslow, apparently about 45 years of ego, was brought before Mr. Raffles and Mr. Castelaine, on the following fearful charge of poisoning. Although not fully gone into, the case, as stated by In.pector Kehoe, was as follows:-About seven years ago, Mrs. Ann James, a native of Devonshire, a widow, along with her. sisteri, MIrs. Townsend, the sister's husbandl, and a son and daughter, went to live in a house in Vauxhall-road, where Mrs. James carried on business as keeper of a lodging antl .boarding house. Some years ago, the prisonor, who was in some way employed about tie Vauxhall Foundry, began to come about the Ihouse, and eventually was employed in it as a sort of manager. ?Some time ago he obtained, by some means or other, a great asecudancey over Mrs. Jnnes, in fact became as it were a sort of manager of the establishment. From these circnmstan...
EXTRAORDINARY CASE OF ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
-EXTRAORDINARY CdASE O RO 0BER.' ON the 2nd of June, Clara Jonesa, a weull-:Iressed woman, aged twenty-five, and described as having no occupation, and dwelling at No..7, Arlington place, Back-road, St. .George's-in-the-East, was brosght before Mr. Yardley, at tile Thames ,Police Court; charged' witlh stealing fifty yards of black silk, 9* yards ofVa!enciennes lace, and 10 yards of Sblack velvet, value £17 10s., the property: of Mr. Joseph IHaslam, linen draper, of No. 10, Queen's buildings, Brompton. Mr. Haslam stated that on Friday morning last the prisoner came to his shop, took a seat, and said she ,ished to see some black-silks. He took sonme down from tile shelves, and plaoced themn before her. She looked at them, and said they were not good enough, and wished for better. He iput sonme morb pieces of silk before her, and ,she selected three of them, and they were, put asidel.'. She also selected a piece of Iace and black velvet for trimnmings. Some muslin robes were also order...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
COIOMMERCIAL INT'ELLIGENCE. TIE S. 3. IIerald of Saturday last reports as under "Unles othberwisoexpressed, the prices quoted in this artiele aro those in tranulsactions between the producer and the first purchaser.] WYheat.-Nomiual. No homo grown in the market. Importers of Calitornia wheat are storing. 'lour.-Flno at £21, anud second quality at £19, per ton of 2000 lts. Bran, Is 3d.per bushel. Bread, 6d per 2-lb. loaf. B ]iscuit.-WMr. Wilkio's qunotations: enbin 28s, navy 17s, pier 100 lbs. MIr. IIamilton: navy 18s, cabin 2Ss. per 100too lbs. Butchlers' Mfeat.-Beef, ad to s.d, mutton 39d to 41d, pork jid to Gil, real 5sd to 6dt perlb. Lamb Gd per quarto. Poultry and Dairy Prodieo. - Fowls os 6d to 4s, ducks 4s 0d to 6o od, icso 6s to Os, torkeyn 7s to 12s, pigeons tIs ld to ts, wild lducks 4s Od to Ss Od, teal 2s to 20 id; rabbits os 6d to 3s 6d per couple. IRoastingpigos, 4s to 6s eachl. Butter Is ed to 1 6Cd, cheese Cd to 7d, bacon 6d to 7dl, lard Gd to 7d per lb. Eggs ad to Is ...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
OOLONIAL EXTRA CTS. The Southern Escort left ,Goulburn yesterday, bringing down 2450 ozs. from tile Snowy River dig gings, and 3382 ozs. from tihe other gold-fields in the Southern district, making a total of 6132 obs. Empire. MonRE TITLEs.-Wo understand that Mr. Gilbert; Elliott, Speaker of the first Legislative Assembly of Quoeensland is to be knighted, and that Captain O'Connell will also have the honor conferred upon him.-Ibid. EcoLEsrAsTxcAr,.-Sydney is at present honored with the presence of no less than three Bishops of the Church of England, namoly-the Bishop of Sydney, tle Bishop of Newcastle, and the Bishop of Brisbane.-ilbild. BIGAMY.- On Thursday last, a female named Buchanan applied to Mr. Waters, the gaoler, to be taken intocustody. Slhe stated that about two years ago she was married at Newcastle, to a young man, a sailor, named Walter Hanbury; im mnediately after the marriage she left him, aRid ac. companied by a cousis of hers, came to Braidwood. On arriving hero sh...