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SINGULAR CHARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

SINGULAR GHABGE. John Herbert, in the employ of a Mr. Francis, Great White Lion-street, undertaker, wan charged, at Bow street, with being drunk and having a coffin and dead body in his possession; of which he could render no satisfactory account. Police-constable Brooks, E 105, deposed to finding the defendant at midnight in Meek lenburgb-aquare, evidently tha worse for drink, and wholly incapable of taking care of the coffin, which he was continually setting down on the pavement. He said he had brought the body from the German Hospital, and was going to take it to his master's. Witness took him into custody, and the coffin was taken to St. Pancras Workhouse. He applied aftorwards at the hospital, but was told that no information could be supplied at that unseasonable hour, although it was ad mitted that the body of a dead child had been taken away. The coffin was about five feet long, and ap peared to be rather heavy. The father of the deceased, who was much affected, said the cof...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SWALLOWING PHOSPHORUS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

SWALLOWING PHOSPHORUS. At Southroarlc Frances Smith, n middle-aged woman, was charged on remand with swallowiag a quantity of phosphorus, from lucifar matches, with intent to commit suicide. It appeared from the evidence o£ Police-con stable 39 L Kcservo, that about 11 a.m. on the 7th utt. he was called into a beershop at 103, Blackfriars road, where ho saw the prisoner crying, and apparently in gnat pain. Ho aalced htr if sho had taken poison, when she replied that she had scraped the phosphorus off a box of matches, mixed it with Bome beer and swallowed it. Ho at once procured a cab and conveyed her to Guy's Hospital, where the stomach-pump was used end she was put to bed. She had since been under medial attendance iu the hospital. When alio suffi ciently rocovered sho told him that her husband bad doscrtcd her, and left her in great poverty, and thai1 preyed very much on her mind. The prisoner's lan& lady htro came forward, and said she waa a vory sobef und industrious wo...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ATTEMPTING TORESOUE A DESERTER. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

ATTEMPTING TOEESUUE A DESERTER. Cornelius Carleton was charged at Bow-street Police court, on Saturday, with having attempted to rescue a prisoner iu custody. Tho cillicer said a deserter waa committed from Wundswortli, and us they wero convey ing tho deserter ti Charing-crosa tha prisoner seized witness by tho throat, exclaiming," What are you going to do with this limn I" The prisoner said he had only dono his dnty, as England expected of every man, and as Lord Neiaou had dono. It wovild bo his duty to in torfero if a man was about to be shot iu tlio Btreit. It was well known tlmt in tbe prosent critical statu of poli tics in England tho polico wero in the constant habit of arresting persons, and, instead of draining them or pre ferring any charge against tliom, the olliuoru privately assassinated their captives. Ho saw them with u wretched victim whom they wero about to troat in this munucr, and felt bound to rescuo him front his untimely fate, fueling convinced that tho man was ...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AN IRREVEREND REVEREND. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

AN IEBE VEBEND BE VEBEND. Mr. Charles Hunt, a respectable man, appeared oa Saturday before Mr. Paget, charged with using threatening language to Enos Crouob, when the following interesting facta wore elicited :- The complainant, a young man, saitl be waB a minister of the Gospel, and the cbanlain of the Seamen's Bethel, in Shadwell. The UoioncianC rray Up mciuucr ui mite uuurco, ana nan neun dismissed. A few days since tho prisoner met him, followed himj aDd abused liim, and said he would knock his two eyes into one. Ho became very much terrifiod on hearing this threat. Mr, Pagot: Do you mean to say you go in bodily fear, in the language of tho summon?, because the defendant Baid he would knock your two eyes into one 1 . Witness: Yes, I do, sir. In cross-examination by Mr. Gomui, who appeared for tho defendant, tho iev. gentleman said he had reported that the defendant was the cause of his first wifo'a death. He had said that the defendant's eight children were diseased and rotten. ...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A "GENERAL LOVEB" IN TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

A "GENERAL LOVEB" IN TROUBLE. Waltor Sodley, alias Sydney, 32, of dark complexion, and describing himself as an ariist, but who is believed to bo in tho theatrical profession, was charged before Mr. Elliott at Lambetb, with feloniously intermarrying with Julia Forrest, his wife Ellen Grant Ball being then and now alive. Charlotte Stovona, head nnrBO at St. George's Hospital, proved that she was present at the m&rriago ot prisoner in 1862, at tha register's office, Dartmouth-street, Westminster, to Ellen Grant BulL She was new uliva in Durham. marriou^orreat' °' Konnington-lane, said she was Brizton, on tS)0, P.ri8.on6,r, foil'* ^ttl|.0W'? two years, and during Fife "1863- S'10 hvej He finally left her while she"^e..fre^en"y sk weeks old. He pledged every article' ui a.^ ' his hands on, and treated her in a manner, after taking and spending JBSOshe had. Mr. Heath here produced certiticates of the two marriages, and stated that it was hoped publicity would be given to the case...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
EARLY RISING: MORE ATTACKS BY THE POLICE [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

jEAULY RISING: MORE ATTACKS BY THE POLICH At the Thames Police-court, on Saturday, Thomas Cox was charged with an assault on a policeman. Tho complainant stated that the prisoner was loitering at half-past two o'clock that morning in Park-atroet, Bromley. He asked him what he was doing there at that time in tho morning, to which he replied, " I will not tell you." He took hold of the prisoner, whs thereupon kicked him on the log and stomach, and hurt hini very sorioualy. He then struck the prisoner on the head, and knocked him down, and having disabled him removed him to the station-house. The prisoner, in his defence, said ho was an "eurly riser culler;" and as that interfered with the perquisites of the police, they had a great antipathy towards him. He was about to call an eaily riser, between two and three o'clock, when ho received a terriblu blow on the top of his head from the police-constable's truncheon, and was knocked down. He lost a large quantity of blood, and called out...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ANOTHER DIVORCEE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

ANOTHER DIVOBGE CASE. The case oE West v. West was decided la9t week. The wife ill this case sued for a divorce on the ground of her husband's adultery and cruilty. Tho husband answered; denying the charges, and alleged that his wife had committed adultery with a person of the namo of Frederick Parker. They were married at Manchester on the 4th Decoinber, 180A, but there is no issue of tho marriage. After tho marriage they resided in Croydon, and at Beddington. The wife's case was that within twelve months after the marriage her husband com menced a system of ill-treatment towards her, on various occasions he Btruck her till sho was black and blue, and in November, 18G8, sho aliugod that sho became ill in consequence of his intercourse with her, and tftat he had confessed to his having been improperly intimate with a servant girl of tho name of Starling. In support of this case the wife went into the witness box, and detailed tho various acts of cruolty her husband had committed upo...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SECRETS OF SAUSAGE MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

8E0BETS OF SAUSAGE MAKING. At Marlborough-atreot Charlos Walters, butcher and Bansago maker, No. 4, Little St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials, was summoned by the inspector of nuisances for St Giles', for having moat on his premises for sale unfit for human food. Br. Dixon proved that he went to the defendant's sausage manufactory, and found a quantity of meat more or less taintod, but all unlit for human food. Tko defendant's man was at tlio chopping machine, which was full of sausage meat and was being worked by a horse. Ic was impossible to say whother the meat in the machine was good or bad, it was so beaten up into pulp and seasoned. Ho had no doubt that the meat he took away wus intended for the chopping machine. The defendant had been lined and cautioned before. Dr. Boss, medical ollicer of health, stated that it was in a state of decom position. Any person eating sausages made of such moat would be attacked by vomiting and diarrheal. A journeyman named Bernard said ho was at tho...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BETTING TRANSACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

BETTING TRANSACTIONS. George Edward Dickson, lately a clerk in the employ ment of Messrs. Suiitb, Payne, and Co., tho bankers, of Lombard-street, pleaded guilty to several charges of embezzling money belonging to his employers, about £1,000. Mr. Poland, who was instructed to prosecute, said that the prisoner had been 15 years in tho service of Messrs. Smith, Payne, and Co,, and his salary was £205 per annum. He had a wifo and three childron, and ho believed that ho had been living expensively, but a considerable portion of tho amount ho had em bezzled was devoted to betting purposes, and several bauk-notes that ho had abstracted appeared to have been paid by him at diil'ureut betting offices l'or tho purpose of backing certain horses. He wa3 instructed to Btate that the prosecutors did not wish to press the case harshly against the prisoner, who had been in their service a good many year a, and who had always bean a good clerk down to tho period of these transactions bomg discovered...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
[?] VISIT TO PATRAS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

E yIaIT TQ PA'fBASt An inquiry was . I(j t GuiMha]1 laat week, before Mr. Secondary Potter anu , , , - . ' . amount of damages in an aotttu - QDe of th(j superior courts for a breach of promiaff " ~,ania[!e the defendant havlug allowed judgment to passoy ui.'u Mr. Clark, Q.C., instructed by Messrs. Lowless and Nelson, appeared for the plaintiff; and Mr. Kimber for the delendant. The plaintiff, Mias Louisa Woodley, was the eldest daughter of an English merchant and vice-consul at Patras, in Greece, and the defendant, Mr. 1'. Pickburn, was a surgeon, and had receutJy held tho appointment of assistant physioian at Fisherton Asylum, in Wiltshire. Tho plaintiff was a young lady of great personal attractions. She was very accomplished, and could apeak four languages. In tho summer of 1805 the de fendant paid a visit to Patras for the benetit of his health, and the steamer Venetia, in which ho had come fromEngland, beingconsigned to Mr. Woodley, theplain tiff's father, the captain of tho v...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A GHOST STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

A GHOST STORY. On Saturday evening a company of young men wera iu conversation about a man Crooks, wlio had csgJ-, mitted euicide a few days beforo by hanging himself and a bet was wade with ono of the party that he dared not go find touch tho tree whero the fatal act bad taken place, between eleven and twelvo o'clock at flight. Al tho time appointed he made his way to tho spot, Inspired with all the courage nocessary for hia errand, esse being taken that a socond person had been despatched },efoie him in the character of a gboBt. On his anvil tho youth found the mysterious citizen of another world, thore guarding tho sacrod tree, dressed in and having on hiB head a human skull, inside which a lighted candle waa burning, Nothing daunted, the valorous hero marched boldly up tifcthe tree, and on attempting to touch it, its spiritual guard pushed him back and dealt him a blow with a stick and threw him dowi\. Upon thin his courage began somewhat to give way, and on rising, in a state o...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A HORRIBLE CASE OF INSANITY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

A HORRIBLE OA.SE OF INSANITY. A horrible case of religious aberration recently 'Jjn curred in North Carolina. A Mr. Loud, Jano his Wi/li, and four children, named Sarah, Polly, Eli, and Nimrod, becarno insane by an attendance at a " protracted meet ing," and began to see vUions. Sally claimed to bo the true Go3, the mother often saw Polly on the cross, nud sometimes herself felt on her head the thorny crowB, and ,felt in her aide the spear, as her Saviour had done before her. They held meetings iu the fields, and were seen !one day, with thoir sleeves rolled up above their 'elbows, knocking dried chestnut burs from one to the ^ 'other until.(heir naked hands and arms were covered :with blood. One night, while Sally and her mother ;dlbcussed forne .passage. ia Scripture, a dispute . arose, ocansioned by both of them claiming to be God. j'.Phe mother /thought Sally was the devil, and ordered «her sons and husband to tie her; they did so, and thrust j tier,'Her' hands tied together, ou...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HOW THE QUEEN TRAVELS BY RAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

SOW THE QUEEN TRAVELS BY BAIL. Two saloon carriages, which havo been specially buil' by tho directors of tho London and North Western Bail way for the use of tho Quoen while travelling to and from Scotland, were used for the first time a few weeks ago on tho journoy from Windsor to Balmoral. They comprise a day and night saloon. Each carriage is 30 feet long, eight feet wide, and about seven feet high. A short gangway of 18 inches, protected by an india-rubber coveting, connects tho two, and when so linked they form a suite of roomfl 60 feet in longth. Tho saloons are admirably arranged and furnished. The leading car riage is the day saloon. This is lin«d in the sides with rich blue moire antique silk, the couches, chairs, and table, which are of finely-carved satinwood inlaid with tulipwood, being covered with similar material. Tho ceiling is of white moire antique silk. At the end nearest the engino is a compartment for tho Queen's personal male attendants, who can be called by me...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE "BIG SHIP'S" NEXT TASK. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

I TEE " BIG SHIP'S " NEXT TASK. Tho Telegraph Construction and Maiiitenanco pany has manufactured up to the present lirao 300 JljjfAos of tho British Indian cable. The greater part oE tftia lino is expected to bo complete by tlio middle of Novom bur next, and that portion, tho most important of all, upou which thcj- aro at present euj:nged iu manufacturing should bo 011 board tho (!r<>at Eastern by tl'.o end of November. Tho G rent Eastern will refit at Liverpool, and after undergoing tho ncooptiavy preparation for t&fe, jonrnoy round tho Cape, alio ia to steam round to lior old anchorage oil" Shoerness, and l-ecoivo in tho same mannev as she shipped tho Atlantic cables, tho British Indian line, or rather that portion called the main cable, which will span from Bombay to Aden. Captain Ilalpin wilHf command tho vessel on hey voyage out to India, and Mr. Henry Fordo is to be in charge of tho cable, and is at tho presont timo superiiitomiing its manufactura at Gre...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ELECTION BRIBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

ELECTION BRIBERY. Hr, Baron Martin and Mr. Justice Willea were, ex amined before the Municipal and Parliamentary Elec tions Committee. The former learned judge detailed his experience at the election assizs in the present year, and stated that he had tried 11 petitions. Bribery existed to a considerable extant in two of the boroughs visited by him, but in some places treating prevailod to an enormous extent. The contest at Norwich wns'a particularly pure election on the part of the candidate who was defeated ; and his opinion was that the bribery on the other side was without the knowledge of the Con servative candidate. His lordship referred to the ex penses of Mr. Smith in Westminster, which he charac terised as enormaus ; he had no doubt, however. u° was robbed to a very caasiderable extor1-, Presen< law of agency was very hard *-«»» »«** * werf,de parted from, acts committed.winch it would bo difficult to-- " ' . "us';lce Willes, in the course of v- evidence, suggeste...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ADVERTISING EXTRAORDINARY: JUVENILES COMBINED. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

ADVERTISING EXTRAORDINARY: JUVENILES COMBINED. Most of us have seen and all of us must have heard of the Siamese Twins who have been exhibiting all over the country. She readers of the newspapers may also have seen a paragraph stating that a German woman had been blessed, or cursed, by two children joined together by nature. One of these prodigies died, the other bloomed, but in both cases '<tho children were born joined together, and are legitimately freaks of nature. But the provei'b that " wonders never cease," was never more fully exemplified than by the following advertisement, which is taken from the recognised organ of the theatrical profession : "ANTED, A FIRST LOW COMEDIAN and vv WALKING GENTLEMEN, to combine Juveniles. Address, Miss E-T-,C-H-,L-,nr. 13-, Ireland. What the advertiser wants it is hard to imagine. That she wishes to supplement her company with a low comedian, and with walking gentlemen is plain, but how in the name of all that's extraordinary can s...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A 'CUTE CLERK. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

A 'GUTE CLERK. Tho (hurt Journal glvoa tho following rather apo cryphal account as to how the greatness and wealth of tlio Labouchoron was created. Tho father of tho lato Lord Taunton, a clover young clork, by an Innocent stratagem got a rich wife and a partnership in tho then first hanking liouno in tho world. Being clork to tho Hopes of Amsterdam, ho was sent oror ou a confidential mission to tho Houso of Baring, in London. Being plentifully supplied with a quality which tho vulgar call " cheok," ho aslcod tho great Mr. Baring for tho hand of his daughter in marriage. Tho millionaire was dumbfounded at tho youth's assurance, and when ho had recovered his breath ho asked him how ho could think of a daughter of tho Barings marrying a penniless young clerk. Young Labouchoro, nothing daunted, said, "But suppoED I wns partner in tho houso?" "Oh," replied Mr. Baring, "that would ho a very different matter." Tho aspiring youth posted off to Amsterdam, and immediately asked tho author of ...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MR. BRIGHT AND HIS CONSTITUENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

MB. BRIGHT AND EIS CONSTITUENTS. The Bit mingltnm Gazette relates tho following anec dote illustrative if Mr. Bright's courtesy :-Ouo day last week a Birmingham artisan-connected with tho glass trade, as we are informed-was in London, and being anxious io see what the House of Commons was like, and looiiig anxious also to hear a discussion on trades' union matters, ho repaired to Westminster, fully resolved to procure admission to " tho first assembly." Mr. B , as we shall call the visitor, sauntered up to a policeman-and here wo leave him to tell hia own story: " la Dixon in the house ?" " Don't know," Eaid tho officer. " I saw him a few minutes ago. He was in, but I think he's gone out." "MuntzV ' " Don't know; havn't seen Muntz." "Bright-is he in ?" "Oh, yes," said the policeman, after an interview with another official, " Blight's there on tho Treasury Bench." " Would you tell him I want to see him ?" was tho next remark of our Birmingham visitor, whose appeur ance unmistakably ...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE LAND OF LIBERTY: A SKETCH OF WILD LIFE IN THE WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

THE LAND OF LIBERTY: A SKETCH OF WILD LIFE IN I'HE WEST. Captain Townshend, in liis took "Ton Thousand, Miles of Travel,", thus; describes a .rising place on ijjA Pacific RailroadIt conaiats of four or five 8tK£S\ with, brick or wooden -buildings, though the 'favourite' material for the construction of the-stores is' frame and canvas mixed. Drinking and gambling saloons and brothels compose tho majority of the, houses. The embryo city, however, boasts of o really fine railway hotel, j ust opebedj and a bank. Of church or chapel I saw no signs. The'population is at present a floating one, comprising some of the vilest scum of the earth-^ murdcrers, thieves, and loose women. Tho two former clasaes have lately been a good deal thinned by tho exertions of that secret tribunal known and dreadpA as the Vigilantes or Vigilance Committoe. wa3 told that most of the respectable store keepers were members of this society, which exercises the functions of judge, jury, and executioner on all suc...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Advertiser And Riverine Reporter
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A BELLE OF THE PERIOD'S TOILET. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 August 1869

A BELLE OF TEE PERIOD'S TOILET. Tlio New York Mercury, with tho view of letting tho Young Man of tho Period know tho fall money valuo of Jus dear," cntera into all tho minutire of a fashionable woman s get-up. From the solo of tha foot to tho crown of tho head, nothing escapes hia scrutiny. Tiio -writer describes with all the volubility of a thorough bred man-milliner "each separate triviality of her altogether stupendous outfit-together with tho pecu '?wiary items and total coat of ouo entire woman as a manufacture or a work of art-so that yoimg men contem plating marriago may have a ciianco to ioufc before they leap, and that thoso already 1 in tho ring' of matrimony inay learn to appreciate the treasures they possess by learning how much they have paid for them." With this object in view,_ho_ first describes tho hair, under the live different divisions of chignon or waterfall, wic, curls, and switches. Tho adornment of the head, bronr, and eyebrows, however, is as nothing when ^ ...

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