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TEA MEETING AT ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
TEA MEETING AT ST. ANDREW'S CHUR CH. * -4---- On Thursday evening last, a tea meeting was held in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, (Rev. Mr Hunter's) Kilmore, the building being crowded with most of the usual church attendants and others,. The tea was good, the choice eatables plentiful, and general harmony reigned, as who is it that could not feel pleased undder 'such circumstance ? After tea, the Rev. Mr Hunter occupied. the chair, and spoke for a short time in re fereuce to the state of the church, which, he informed those present, was now in a prost perous condition. lie alluded to. the fact that there was increased attendance, and, therefore a greater demand for seats, and explained that this was the reason it was foand necessary to make the division corn plained of in a letter in the public press. lie was glad to see the Rev. Mr M'Eachern there, also the Rev. Mr Meiklejohn, and the Rev. i\lr Angwin, and felt sure all present were glad at the presence of the gentlemen named, M...
SPECIAL TELEGRAMS LONDON, April 27 [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
SPECI. L TE lllEGRtAMS LoN~oN, April 27 A decisive assault on Paris is now imminent The Versailles army, 150,000 strong, is gradually occupying the northern suburbo of the city. The Germanes·:,main at St Denis The attemnt at conciliation failed. Paris is closely invested. All supplies of provisions are intercepted. An eight hours' armistice was granted for the starring inhahitunt; of Nenilly to escape from their ruined homes and the cellars in which they had taken refuge. Fichting hlas been resumed The City of Sydney is posted at Lloyd's as mimsing The steamer Queen of the Thames wos totally wr, ced on March 18 at Struy's Bay. Cape of Good Hope, Tbh passengers and moat of the crew and gold were saved, The purser and three seamen were dlowned MAY 8, Evening The insurgents' position outside Paris is very ores rarious; Neuilly and Asnieres are destroyed. Fort Issy was demolished and surrendered to the Vereai'lists. The sanruinary struggle still continues The loss of the insurgents at I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
WINTER DRAPERY. ----0 MILLINERY, CLOTHING. BOOTS, AND SHOES, &c. 22 ASEM, 10 RAT ES, 10 TRUNKS BOOTS AND SHOES. --0- The above have been ric,'ivd, artd are now reardy for inspection. ----0--- q PECIAL ATTENTI(N is dirPctrd to th noveltien in Dre,=es. Ladios Hats and Bonnets, Fiowers and FJathera, Velveteen and C:oth Jackets, &'. ---0- .be vlue in Wincey's, Skiring's, Blcnkets, Flannels, and Calicoes, canno be equalled. - 0 T. J. GEOGHEGAN, Commercial Rouse, Svdney stree Kilmore.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
, ESSRS GORDON & GOTOCH, or Collins atree went, Melbourne have been appointed agent r this Journal. Mr GOOCIT, Ballarat, has been appointed agent for thin jmornal. Mr E. :. IIOPE, Sv3ney street, opposite the Ccurcii Ctemle is, hln been appointed Agent for tiis joutrn,, i,rl copies may be regularly obtained henro tim IHE FRae Per cs may be read gratuitously in Lon rln, e.t the ?? ? F.oonr.e of Messe OoaoO? and GoOcri, 121 iollborn Bill, where advertisementa and foe t 1"' ovnrrr'*er rnejeid. Thlylor Brothers , Tj AV RECEIVED A LA RGE And WELL SELECTED ASSORTMENT Of SSE:SQ ABLE GOODS WLich is worthy ection. 8YDNEYB STREET. NATHANIEL ALLT, CORDIAL AND A~'ATED W.'ITE MANU FAC'rUREIR, Sydney errset, Kimore, EIS to announce that he has commenced -- burincse in the above line, and trusts by strict attention to b.rsiness, and eupplying the brat des' cription of articlee, to merit a fair share of public patronage. All crdera punctually attended to. R, SEMPLE tihn REMOVEl) to t,he htus...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. M'CAW, ADAMSON AND CO REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
i 1LBOU O U1 P URO UT AORM A RnJBT* M'CA.w, ADAMSON AND Co REPORT, For the week ending May 31, 1S71: The market for Breadt?t.lte and F.'~itii Graine I as not exhibited much change during the past week ; h';einess tr.esacted, vwry limited, Pert McDonnell Wheat realised, at nur cale ft A','y, 6t4 lid; at Rsem time ,nmo very A',', parc?ls of New Zealand Seed brought 6( 7,1 to fi 901; milling "recels of the latter sold fom 5e ll to G'a 4?. FoP -1,utth Aunr.lian Finar we cnuld not get over £16 H. and had; consequently, to withdraw it. Feeding Oat., of goad quality, realised un 6:o 3 :1. Some inferior and dieeoleured r"u.r^=l were, :i itted fromI 3 upwards; Maize brought 31 lid to Dairy Produce ruloe low ; there is, howvrrr, n rather ,nr active demand for really prime lots of Potted Blutter. Below we give details, result of actnal salk: esD £ Hn rlcur, sk dad to 16 10 0 Wheat, mlting samples 6 1 to 6 6 inferior 0 5 4 to Maize 0 4 2 to 0 4 5 larley, English 0 4 1 to 0 4 3 ('.po Barley 0 3 ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. KILMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
CO31~IERCIAL INTELLIBN ?OE. KILMORE. :'hn J Reilly quotes : Pren i as 3-1 do or 5s:10d per centsl Polllardl 41 do Flow 14: per rental Pate i, 9, to 4c per bualhel, or 9 2cd to los per ceJlal MraiLs NoYXs AnD RuFn Rfprtp:-t For tlh he ek rndin2 Mar 31: re renora sales of mill flour and dairy produce ~' werl;k n? und- : ilour.-Best brands fine silk dresed. £16 10a to :7 per tOn. Tasmanian do, £15 to £15 5.. Bran.-ls .:1 to is 1d per hushel. Pollhrd.--Fina, 13 5d to Is 6d; no, coarse, is 2d 1o 3d per but.e]. Wheat.-- Beat camoles Adelaide 7s 61: dn, Nrw ". and and Tasmanian, Gi to 6G 6d. Victorian, 68 : to 78 0"1 per bushel, S1ta.-Bset r illing samples, 33 6. to 31 9.1; good '..-A, 3d 3d to 3s 54 per bushel; Barley.-Enelish maltina, 33 6d to 31 91 ; for feed -. '; purposes, 3s to 3s 6?; do Cape, 3s to 31 41 per o",hel: Rre.-a3 to 3, 3d noe buohdl. P:as.--3 7d to : 10d per bullhel. Beans, 4a to 4s 31 per bushel. Potatoes.-Warrnambool. £115 to £1 17s Gd. ,encefield (red oril) £2 to £2 5,...
CHINA AND JAPAN [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
CHINA AND JAPAN The steamers have arrived with Singapore and Hong Kong cable. The Shanghai and Hong Kong line is working well. Branches to Saigon Manillo, and Macao are prrjeoted Japan is politically quiet, but the dalmioe are disaffected The Chinese Government, in its despatches to foreign Ministers, demands of the abolition of female schools, and that no mission shbould have more than. 45 converts teaching ngainrt the doctrines of Confucius also, no women to be allowed to attend churches
AMERICA [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
AMERICA The lawless Southern whites are organising secret societies. Their murders and plundorings are causing great uneesiness A new Fcnian confederacy iq forming in America. The pardoned Fenians are still leadinge pirits A practical canal route across the Dcrien Isthmus has been discovered The Canadian Government are abolishing many Customs duties Terms have been arranged for the admieson of British Columbia to the dominion Another outbreak at Red River is reported
CONTINENTAL FRANCE [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
CON TINENTAL FRAN('i2 A'ter a month's deesptio rule, the Patis Commune is more powerful than ever. The energy of the ruling trean t aend the conuraes of the National Guards have won over thousands of men, Order is paralysed by the inoecision of Theirs, who is waiting for a large army. The rebels are rcquiring strength, and are raising gigantio birricades in Paris Dom browehi ehows himself a good leader, and C:useret is a capital organiser. The secret committee maintain an easy secer dancy in Paris, Blar.qti is the supposed leader orcigners are allowed free eareoe, but no Frenchmen ere now allowed to lease Three eighths of t he population are gc.nr. at Denis and the surrcunding country are occupied by the Pru.sians ; Valerien and it commands by the Vorrailles troons; al fiveo forts, viz., 14sy, ra:Vrce, Mont Rouge, :icetre and Ivy, on the south side, are in the olecr.ion of the rebels. Neuilly and Asui. rs are ,he chief econea of the flihti g The shenis from Varlrien aea foiling in t...
GERMANY [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
GERMA1NY Parliament empowers A lsace to send representstives to the Reicbetag in 1873. In the meantime it is to be governed as aPruseain provirco Tte Prince Imperial (Orown Prince of Prussia); is at St Petersburg The ecclesisatical struggle, impending between Professor Dollinger and the Pope causes great excitement
TO THE EDITOR OF THE FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
TO TITE EDITOR OF THE FREL F?ESEB S,--Permrnit me to place on record my total disapproval of the remar! waide or. Thursday evening by the Rev Mr lunter, in reference to your journal. I beiiers have read every copy of your paper since t!:;] date of its firit issuee,and I have no t i:.itae tion in saying that you have ?;IWa da~,t towards our body, as towards other sects, with the utmost fair p!ay, and free from that petty spirit of prejudice that too often ?:hracterise the conduct of other journals. I am, sir. , Yeurs, &cE; ' PRE lSBYT R .IA. Kilmore, 5th June, 1S71.
CONCERT AT DONNYBROOE [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
CONCERT ATr 0DUNYBRO 01T A onncert in aid of the Pchool at Donn) took p~lace on the evening of the 24th inat,, passed off' mst sueresefully, b3th in a ,usz?,l c?uniary seanse. MfieO Perry, a lkdy risit-r ir;; Melbourne, prresi dd at the piano, anti i: , ,cali wer FdlcEsrs M"Olure, Stew,'t and J W?.?u: iosi Melbourne, and Messrs D Wilson and Br'enar, from Kihnore, In honor of the day r co-ncert v. opened by sinei,,g the N~ational Ant ,im, te r whi;el tlht' "' Wreath,.' a trio by Messrl ??,vyart, °.,'Ch::` and S Wilson, was given with excellent t ,:? i a: nrreekion, Mr H Wilson sone the sonos ' J. ri' Dream " and " Be kind to Auld Gretrii ,'" ai i re eeired well deserved enror'ar for each, ,anl save the inevii;ble " Pea Strae" and the " March of the Crmerrn " in responrr. The durtr " La ocard Watch" and "All's Well," sung by Mi:'sre St.war-t annd MhClure were ably sung and highly *,iirre 'ed The songs " The Moon behind the Hill," by Mr d Wilson; " Mary of Argyle " and "Oft in t'e Siil...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
The Cincinatti Gazette "rises to explain" its views about a popular poem, and the duties of the modern newspaper thereanent, in the following language: " We thought we wore going to get through the winter without having a call for the poem entitled Beau'tiful Snow, but the falling flikes yes, terday brought out A Lady Subscriber who desires to see it in print once more. It is a wonderful poem-one of those destined to live for ever, and occupy a warm corner in the heart of all womankind. We have pub, lished it twice every winter for the past ten years, but must decline this winter. We do not wish to wear out a good thing" It is a beautiful poem. It was written by iMajor Signourney, Charles Faxon, Dora Shaw, and a man named Watson. One or two other persons may have assisted, but they are not worthy of mention." (A.rn't they ? Isn't the original author, Sheldon Chadwick, worth mentioning?) An amusing incident in the career of Power, the bushranger, is related (according to the Geelong ...
THE GREAT JEWEL ROBBERY. [DAILY NEWS, 21ST MARCH.] [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
THE GREAT JEWVPL RO ERY. [DAILY LEWS, 21ST MaRCIL.] Martha Torphev, the " girlish-looking woman, aged twenty eight, wearing her hair in rinelets," to quote the original report of her apprehension, looked at le.st ten years more than her age as she sat in. the Old Bailey dock yesterday, her infant in her arms, and her careworn face and tearful eves turned alternately to the bench and the jury. The ringlets had disappeared with the girlish look, and a bowed down middle aged woman, with the., remains of good looks, both in features and contour, but with every expression but that of a half sullen agonised despair beaten out of her by circumstances, was the impression given to every one in court. During the first part of the trial, when MIr Metcalfe was delivering his open. ing speech, and when Mr Douglas Straight, I his colleague for the prosecution was examin, ireg witnesses, the psisoner was scarcely viihble. A round head with bands of fair hair flattened down to it, and the central p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
BENALLA.-Impounded at Benalla bay mre, blase, off fore and near hind foot white WB over WB near shoulder bay horse, L over T or D faint near shoulder If not claimed, and expenses paid, to be sold on 28!h June 1871 J WATTS, Poundkeeper ELPHINS1ONE.-Impounded at Eiphinetone iron grey colt, black points, brown muzz!c, no viuible brard brown mare, stripe fore feet draught shod, K G near shoulder 80 near neck If not olaimed and expenaes paid, to be sold on 28h June L COATE9, Poundkeepor Gieborne.-Impounded at Giaborno light-brown mare, dark po'nte, two warts on breast, shod, EO near shoulder, small breed and in foal If not claim:d and expenses paid to be sold on 28:h June H . DIXON, poundkeeper LANCEFIELD.-Impounded at Lancefidd grey horse, bobbles on, M near shoulder bay horse, sore back, white stripe down the face, hobbles on, like 0 near cheek It not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 28th June, 1871 A MADIGAN, Poundkeeper MURCHISON.-Impounded at Murchison dark- bay or brown hor...
Local. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
The letter of " Presbyterian" in another column, is we believe a fair reflex'of the feel, ng of disgust which the words of the Rev Mr Hunter, on Thursday evening last, created in the minds of his hearers, whilst to our, selves it is a satisfactory acknowledgement of having done a duty without leaning to one side or the other. We have always been severe with parties who have been stumbling blocks to progress, and who have striven to keep the people enveloped in a mantle of darkness by continually instilling petty feelings of bigotry and intolerance, and we just now quietly renind the rev. gentleman named that we are not prepared to make any concession in his case, as if he endeavours to isolate parties into different sections, when all should work unitedly for the common good, he may look out for the consequences. By an advertisement in another column it will be sean that in future quarterly fairs of horses, cattle, &., are to be held in the township of Pyalong. The first of ...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS) LONDON April 21. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL.L [BT ELECTRIC TELEGRAPIH.] (AUBTEALIN ASBCCIATED P&EES TELEGA3MS) LoNxoN April 21. The Australian mail, via Brindie', was delivered on the 15th inst A farewell dinner was given to the Merquis of Normanby, at Willis's Rooms, on the 19 1. The Earl of Kimberley, who wusin the chair, said the formation of the Dominion of CGnada showed that England was ready to found not only colonies but nationr, and the difficulties-in-the-future would be solved like tbose in the part. The Earl of Carnarvon envied Lord Normanby his high duty and privilege of fosterilrg ano moulding to a certain extent the sympathies and instincts of Englishmen in the colonies, strengthening their bonds with the mother country, and showing the security and peace wi ich lay in the federation of the race all the world over rather than in alliances with the Continent, which was boney combed with intrigue The Hon Robert Merdie succeeds Mr Herbert, who has become UnderSecretary for the co...
PERAMBULATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
PEiiAMBULATOR. -4---L- Winter is setting in fast--I mean the wet weather-and I fear, in consequence of the road being in an unsound slate,. T cannot take my usual rounds and give to public characters that attention due to men of nate. I thought myedi c pable of detecting at a glance any of tho- sittle intr.i~gues (a nice mild term)s of which vou conmpiained a weePi or so back the Bvi'ande and Glenlburnie Road Board transactions-hbut I find it is almost impos. sible to be "fly" to the doings of some of the satellites who compose the corporate body nm:icd. Now you might have avoided nam in mynv friend MIr Maloney in connection with the jobbery-as- he is a man who would not descend to anything mentioned-as by this means Mlr Cahill would not have been necessitated to come forward in that gen tleman's defence. You must know that Mr Cahill would not stoop to accept a favor from anyone-Indeed I wonder that gentle man was not too high minded to write to the Board asking for the little alter...
SPRINGFIELD SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, June 5, 1871. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 June 1871
SPRINGFIELD SHIRE COUNCIL,. --------- Monday, June 5,1571. Present :-The Piesident, and Ore O'Dwyer, h:;: M'Leod, and Flanagan. The minutes were read and confirmed. Correspondence received since last meeti.!g c:ý read and considered. 1-From Crown Lands Ofice, in ca ling attentian of the Council to proclamation of the shiro as a LIr licenring dit-ict. Received. 2-From Thomas Meade, encloe;ng account.. ceived and ,f.rred to finance. 3-F: om Treceurer of Kilmore IIUspitil, actkn',w ledg?ne wi h 'linnlr dornrtuon. Rseeired. 4-F oin IM L ICina, pointing out that the Council' would :et Ithle e:slr.idy th'v were etitie' io if ihe had r.min:ed a Board. Receirve, and S2crclarvy ,o make auplication for the subsidiy. 5-Frim David Cuiihbert, relative to eaire?.i7C. rat:s on pronerty. The Secreta. wa,; intructe? t." reply ptating the applieetion -ea too late. b-From Registr.r Gine:, , i stietiet.ic fe;. us: of the Council. R ceicvd. From Mr Graham, rrequti i-? liesn:e wn "m he ar,tered on the ra...