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THE BANK ROBBERY AT COLLINGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

rHE BANK ROBBEBY AT COLLINGWOOD. The' man Woods was tried on the 18th inst.*, on the charge of shooting with intent to Mil, and was found guilty. He was remanded for sentence. *;.-?.:

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. THE TROOPS CHALLENGED TO OPEN COMBAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. THE THOOPS CHALLENGED TO OPEN COMBAT. Tho Daily Southern Cross of 13th ultr says : — Important news was brought from Taurauga, yester day, by the Sandfly. Thero seems every probabi lity of auother outbreak there, and that at no remote period. . It appears that William Thompson and Jtte wi are in the neighborhood of Tauranga, and have been beating up their forces preparatory to taking tbe offensive against our troops, and that Rawiri, the chief who distinguished himself at the, Grate Pa affair, has sent a written challenge to. Colonel .Greer, in command' of the troops, setting forth in the 'most, explicit manner the warlike intentions of the rebels. This challenge is a most chivalrous production, and would be credit able to a civilised commander. It is in plain English to the following effect:—' Now hear what we have-to say- We have been waiting for you to come and attack us for a v hole month, but yon have not come ;: and now we are coming to you..; We give' ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
VITAL STATISTICS OF MELBOURNE AND THE SUBURBS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

VITAL STATISTICS OF MELBOURNE AND ? THE SUBURBS. : The Itegistrat-.General's. report on the vital statistics of Melbourne and the Buburbs for the month of May last has been pubished in the Government Gazette. The total number of deaths durhis the month was 310^184 males and 126. females — against 278 in April, and 270in March. ? . Tho mortaUty in Iklay was slightly in excess of the average of 'the same month in'five successive years. Males and females died during' the month in' the respective proportions of 59 and/ 41 per cent.' . Fifty-eight per .cent.: of the deaths' were of children under five yeara of ago, against 52 per cent, in May, 18B3; 54 per, cent, in May, 1862; 53 per cent, in May, 1861 ; and 56 per ?; cent, in May, I860. Of. the 181 deaths of ? children under five 'years of age,' 104, or slightly over' 57 per centr- were of males ; 77, or. rather, less than 43. per cent, of females ; of those dying, 122 were, under oneyeav of age, 25 were be tween one and two years, 18 w...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SHIPPING FOR THE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

SHIPPING FOR THE MONTH. WOOL SHIPS SAILED SINCE THE COMMENCE JEENT OF THE YEAH, 1864. AND THE NTTM BER OF BALES BY EACH. Sailed. ', .'? Ship. Destination. [Bales. Jan. 2 Essex , ..London . . 2,189 „ ? 8Mediator -.'.London ... 3,676 „ '? 13 Moravian . ; London . . ' 3,172 „ 27 Great Britain ..Liverpool .. 1,833 'Feb. 3 Dover Castle ..London .. 2,034 „ 6 Red Hover; ..London ' . .. 8,867 „ 11 Champion of the Liverpool . . . 6,759 ' Seas ,, 16 Westminster ..London . ;. . '2,600 „*' 20 Lincolnshire ..London ' '. . ' 1;453 ?''??„?? 22 Chrysolite ..London / .. 3,588 ???'?'fi 23 Benares . ..London .. 3,0-12 - - S- 27 Glendower ...London .. 4,345 March 5 Kent -..London .. 1;189 .- ???',-,.' 5 WaVe of Life '.London .. 2,632 ? „ , 8 Australian . . London . . 2,661 „ 18 Royal Standard. . Liverpool .... 2,901 „ 19 Lady Ann ..London ... ? 2,260 ' „ 22 Daphne .. London .. 3,863 „ 22 Anglesey -..London,. .; 1,470 April 4 Pride of the Ocean London . . 3,358 „ . 5 Yorkshire ..London ' .? .. .1,063 „ ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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STATE OF SOCIETY IN VICTORIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

STATE OF SOCIETY IN VICTORIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES. They take a curious view of some things in New South 'Wales. Only a short time sinco our con temporary the Sydney Morning Herald described tho constant outrages and murders which are being perpeiratea Dy rne uusnrangers oi mac colony as a providential dispensation, and in a later issue of the same journal our contemporary lectures the Victorian press and condemns the tone it has adopted with- regard , to; the prevalence of crime and the impunity it enjoys in the neighboring colony ! We are told;we have no right to comment' in',; the mariner' we; have done, because, forsooth, New South Wales, atone time favored us with a few of -.her ^convictst' -who, it is argued, must still be flourishing amongst us. Our contemporary says : — -' The tone -' in w which the subject is sometimes treated by : the ? neighboring press shows how thoroughly oblivious the writers have become of the early-history of Victoria— that it was a de pendency of Now ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALPINE EXPLORATION EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

ALPINE EXPLORATION EXPEDITION. The following is the report of Mr Angus M'Mil lan, the leader, of the Gipps Land Exploration Ex pedition, to the Honorable the President of the Board of Land and Works : — Melbourne, 29th June, 1664. Sir, — I do myself K the honor to report my return to Melbourne after the completion of the duty I undertook to clear a road eight feet wide from Omeo to the Jordan, fit for traffic, with a cross track to Harriet Vale. I have art different times daring my journey furnished yon with progress reports of the work done by my party ; bat, in obedience to your desire, I have now the honor to make a general report of what has been accomplished, and it affords, me great satisfaction, to be - able to state that it has bees in thd highest degree successful. After re ' oeiving from yoa, on the 11th November last, my appointment, I spent two months in making arecon noisBance of that portion of the Alps with whioh I was previously not intimately acquainted, taking, wit...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE LATEST EXPLOIT OP MORGAN.- SERGEANT M'GINNERTY SHOT DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

THE LATEST EXPLOIT OP MOBfGAN;— SERGEANT M'GINNERTY SHOT DEAD. ? For' the following particulars relative to the murder of Sergeant H'Ginnerty and the snbse -quent proceedings of trooper Churchley, we are in debted to the Wynyard Zffimes:- — It appears that early on Thursday, the 23rd; Tune, Sergeant M'Ginnerty, accompanied by Con stable Churchley, left Tumbarumba for Copabella, a distance of twenty miles, and on their return next morning (Friday) they encountered Morgan within five miles of Copabella, at about half-past ten o'clock. At this time Churchley was a little in ad- . vance of M'Ginnerty, when the latter seeing Morgan, cantered up to Churchley and hurriedly inquired of him who that was. Almost be fore receiving a reply, he cantered up close to Morgan, leaving Chnrchley about fif teen or twenty yards behind. A shot was instantly fired fcy Morgan, at M'Ginnerty, ?whose horse rushed into the bush ; at the same time Mor gan's horse took the opposite direction leaving 'Churchley...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
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THE PRESBYTERY OF MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

THE PRESBYTERY OF, MELBOURNE. ,? The monthly meeting of the presbytery, of Mel bourne was held, on 5th inst., in the Scots' Church, Collins street, when there were present, the, Rev. Goo. Mackie, moderator ; J. Ballantyne, clerk : Dr.; Cairns, I. Hethenngton, J. Caldwell, O.' Moir, D.-Macdonald; J. S:. Boyd, J. Clark, G-. Adams, J. Scott; A. M-Niool, D. Boyd, A. D. Kinininbht, H. Darling, D. Macrae, ministers'; and R. - Aitken, A. M'Lure, W. Hurst, D. 'Brown,? J. Martin,' J. S. ; Millar, and Dr. 'Wilson, ' elders. The, presbytery haying been constituted with the usual devotional services, and theroll having been called, the minute's of 'the former meeting were lead and confirmed. r On the report of Dr.: Cairns, convener of the' 'exr amihing. board, .Mr: Alex. Mackie- was admitted as a student of divinity, ' under the ' superin tendence of the: presbytery. The Rev. A'. D. Kinininont, convener of the committee appointed to prepare a minute relative to the decease of the Rev. Dr. Bonar...

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THE ACCLIMATISATION SOCIETY'S DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

THE ACCLIMATISATION SOCIETY'S ? '..,,,,;? . ; DINNER.,,/.,.; ..:;,:; ;- A Dinner: in connection with tho Acclimatisation Society of Victoria was given on the 6th instant,- at Scott's Hotol, Collins street. ' Tliero were about eiahtv gentlemen present— Edward Wilson, Esq., the president of . the society,: taking the ,cnair. tie was supported, on the. right by his Excellency the Go vernor, and 'the Hons. W. C. Haines and- J. P. Bear ; on the left by tho representative of the French Con sulate, Captain Tyler and W. Degraves, Esq. Among the company were many members of the legal profes sion, several well-known merchants of the city, and all the gentlemen whoso names arc connected with the Acclimatisation Society. ; The dinner formally, commenced shortly after seven p.m., and was continued to a quarter to eleven o'clock, one dish being brought up after another, as they were got ready for serving. .The guests for the most part contented themselves with tasting e&ch delicacy as tho...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Professor Reumaner. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

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THE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

THE MONTH. The political history of the past month has been almost a blank.- Daring the parliamentary recess, and that which which precedes a dissolution and general* election,,' there: is usually considerable ex citement in political circles regarding the coming lights who are to be the law-makers for toe next 'three years ; and who are to show the way to a satis factory settlement; of the most unsatisfactory of all . ?questions — the land question. The' approaching elections, however, have not as yet created much stir. Mr Sladen has been elected to represent the 'Western Province in place of the hon. C, Vaughan, whose death was noticed last month ; and Mr Cope' has been returned to the Legislative Assembly to iill the vacancy occasioned by '. the decease of Mr Eeales, Minister of Lands and Survey. Mr Cope, will have to submit to re-election before Parliament meets. The question of the appointment of a successor to Mr Heales has been discussed at several Cabinet meetings, but no de...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

Thx' Laciilan.— The extensive improvements being' effected in the back blocks will soon bring vast tracts under profitable pasturage. The country between the Lachlan and the Darlins- district, ex tending across the Walanthry Billabong, is nearly all occupied or being made' fit; for occupation. Messrs Brodribb and Bennett- are sinking for water, and the result of their experiment is looked, for with great anxiety. Should they bo successful in getting a good supply, the value of the surrounding country will largely increase. Messrs Martin and Co., Peat and' Reid, Walker, of Melrose, and several others, are all buBily engaged erecting, dams and making other appliances for saving water. At . many of tho older stations they are selling off their cattle and re placing them -with ' sheep. Fencing is ; also being erected, the saving in wages and improvement in stock, by. being less liable to interference, rendering the expenditure most judicious.^ In fast, where tho owners of runs are capit...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
VESSELS SAILED WITH COLONIAL PRODUCE SINCE THE DEPARTURE OF THE JUNE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

VESSELS SAILED WITH COLONIAL PRODUCE -SINCE THE DEPARTURE OF THE JUNE MAIL.                     June 25.-Northam, R.M.S S., for Point de Galle.   1 case samples, 2 boxes mineral sand, and original cargo from Sydney; 74 boxes containing 87,167 ounces of gold, and 15 boxes containing '44,461 Sovereigns.'         July. 2.— Suffolk, for London. — 680 bales wool, 45   bales. leather, 143 casks tallow, 29 packages gum, 1   quantity loose bones, 28 hhds hides, 3 packages speci mens, 127 cases ingots, - 1195 cakes, 3309 tiles South   Australian copper, 961 pieces spelter, 26 cases steel, 2 hhds tailings, 438 bags bark, 20 quarter-casks 44 cases wine, 29 casks black sand, 2 cases stuffed birds, 1 package emu eggs, 7 packages, effects, 45 packages , drapery, 2 ca...

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DISASTROUS FIRE IN GEORGE STREET, OTAGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

DISASTROUS FIRE IN GEORGE STREET, OTAGO. ''?? We have had another serious fire. It occurred last night, in George street and Moray place ; and resulted in the' destruction of half-a-dozen 'shops, a workshop, and two dwelling-houses.' There was once more the providential circumstance that there was scarcely a breath of wind blowing; and there was again the very unprovidential circumstance that little or rio'water was to be had. Will this fife, added to the eight per cent, guarantee of the Go vernment, lead to the absolute formation of a water company? The fire commenced in Moray place, in the first house from' the corner of George street. The house was occupied by Mrs Meiklejohn, dress maker ; and the furious ringing of the alarm bell, about twenty minutes before ten o'clock, unmistak ably announced the fierceness with which the flames had burst forth. The Volunteer Fire Brigade and the Provincial Brigade were very quickly on the spot ; but by the time they arrived, the flames had ex...

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LIST OF KILLED AND WOUNDED AT TE RANGA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

LIST OFIOLLED AND WOUNDED AT TE . ' ?; '.'? - - : :? - ? ?-'?? RANGA. v ?-??'?: ' 'x We have been kindly supplied by Dr. Mouatt ivith the following 'official return of killed and wounded at the engagement withthe rebels at To Ranga :— -13rd Regiment, Light Infantry. ???''.. ' Kujukd. — Corporal J. Wheeler. Privates Robert Johnston, .William Vialou, Jeremiah Maber, H. Wil kinson, T. Meagher. '-.- f Wounded,-— Captain 1-\ A. Smith, gunshot wound left thigh very severely, and fingers left hand; Captain H. Bemers, gunshot wound left thigh, severe. Ser geant Cane, gunshot wound right chest, slight. Privates Daniel Felton, jgunBhot wound right shoulder, severe; Wm. Warner, gunshot wound left leg, severe; John M'Guire, gunshot wound left chest, dangero -is; : Robert Longley, gunshot f?0und neck, slight ; Reuben Long, gunshot wound left thigh, severe ; George Mar tin, gunshot wound right arm, severe ; John Payne,*gun sh.pt wound left aria, severe; John.M'Conliil'e, gunshot wound right thigh...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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COLLINS STREET—.[DRAWN BY N. CHEVALIER, ESQ.]-SEE PAGE 10 COLLINS STREET. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

CQ L L I N S S T R E E T— [dbiwn by n. cheyaiieb, esq.]— see page 10. COLLINS STREET, We this month ..'present our readers, with a second view of Collins street west, one of f the most important business localities, 'and also the most fashionable pro menade in the city. If .not comparable; to the West End and Regent street of London, the .Broadway of - New York, the Sackville street 'of Dublin, or the great ? Parisian promenades of fashion— -Collins street is not altogether without a claim'to be associated with such names as a colonial representative of these ' institu tions.' It.is the ' shopping' resort of the beauty and fashion of out southern metropolis, as well as the parade ground of the colonially developed swell. :?? The buildings have the happy characteristics which distin guish Melbourne street architecture_ generally, namely, a combination of the elegant with-tbe substantial. While businessnecessities are always kept prominently -, in view, unsightliness is guarded. again...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
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THE REVENUE RETURNS FOR VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

THE REYENUE^EETURNS FOR VICTORIA. . -The'f ollownig is the comparative statement of tho net revenues of Victoria, received into the Trea sury, '* MelboiuTie, 'during and on' account of the quarters and years : ending the 30th June, 18G3 and 1864, respectively :? — :, ..*?*.?? ;i :'.- ^3 ; \ ~ Quarter ending Year ending Hkadb of Rkvende. June 30 June .^0 Juno SO Juno 30 '- **;.. -? ; I.-.'. ; 1803 ' 1864 1868 . . 1864 : .1. — Customs. . *.*. ?;,'. . Import Duties— ? ,-?'.'. £ £' ?'£ ; £ On Spirits ............... 131,524 139,42' 506,547 808,736 Wine ? 11,110 11,921 43,650 4G.405 r- Beer '................: 18,442- 8,911 -51,577 47,744 . , Tobacco and -snuff 29,614.. 31,063 116,469 122,847 i ' Clears ....... ...... 2,280 3.804 9,359 , , 12,471 , Tea ? 21,858 29,78* 94,452 117,9 2 8uftar and molasses 27,441 26,524 130,146 107,487 ' Coffue '..'.:.;:..::.;.:;;. 3,085 „ 2,83b ' 13,i!76 ' l|-4(9 - Opium..'................ 6,395 '10,288 '22,856 80,0*8 Kioe....;................ B.514 7,164 18...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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VESSELS ARRIVED SINCE THE DEPARTURE OF THE JUNE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

TESSELS AKR1VED SINCE THE DEPARTURE ?;OF;THE JUNE MAIL: ? ..Jnne 25.— Robert, Passenger, -barque, MO tons, Charles, Moore, ? from' ; Mauritius, _17th: May ; B. B. Nicholson' ' and Co., . 'agents. .' Northern, . P. and O.' Compdnv'B' R.M:S.\ : 1400 tons. N.. J. SkottoWe. from Sydney. John. Sparks, ogent. ?': r :? .-':?? ' V ?June' 28.-r-Islan4-City,.American barque, 484 tons, Thomas Smith, from' Otago, - '4th instant ; Osborne, Gushing and Co., agents.' Anna Cathorina, 100 tons, C.' 'Hansen, . from Cape Town, ?' 8th May, ; ', Jas. Henty and Co., agents. .Alicia Blond, ship, 1184 tons, John 'W. Brown,; from . London. 6th -March; — M'Culloch, Sellar and Co., agents. ??'.:'''.?, ! ? ? . June 29.-rMartha 'Birnie,! ship,- Aberdeen Clipper Sine. 831 tons.' H. M'Queen, .from :London,'8th April; Dalgety and Co.,' agents^/ Leaping ^Water, ship, 1174 Ions, M. Luckie,' from -London,', 22nd 'March ; Cleve Brothers and Co., agents. Frederick (Martin; Bremen barque, 312 tons, H.Hdshagen, from iNew...

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DARGO VALLEY, GIPPS LAND-[DRAWN BY N. THEVALIER ESQ.]-SEE PAGE 10. DARGO VALLEY, GIPPS LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

]) A H G 0 YALLJjy, G I J? J? 8 LAN D— Ewawn »v V, WBYmthii, ksqO—pjsk j-acw 10, DARGO VALLEY, GIPPS LAND. The Dargo Valley, of which we give an illustration from a painting by Mr N. Chevalier for Professor Neu mayer, whom he accompanied, in his scientific tour through Gipps Land, is one of the most wildly pictures que scenes in the colony, albeit on that account it is also one of the most difficult of access. The river which   flows through the centre of the valley, and is named the Dargo, is a tributary of the Mitchell, which debouches into the Gipps Land Lakes. It was discovered by Mr Angus McMillan on the 11th of May, 1839, in his first journey from the Manero district, New South Wales, through Gipps Land to the Omeo district. The 'Highlander's Nob,' the rock on the right,   is a block of granite, 200 feet in height, and the summit of which is about 300 feet above the river. Within the last few, days a rich reef has been discovered at its base. The risi...

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PACK-HORSES LOADING FOR WOOD'S POINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 25 July 1864

PACK-HORSES LOADING FOR WOOD'S POINT. Since the discovery and opening up, of the gold workings at Wood's Point, Jamieson has become an important entrepot in the carrying trade, which is accomplished by means of pack-horses. The packers generally own teams of from six to eight or more. Each horse has a bell hung round the neck, and when the loading is completed, off they start in Indian file, or head to tail, over the mountain, without the neces sity of any close attendance on the part of the drivers. As the animals invariably stop at the usual halting places on the route, the men are sure to come up with them at their leisure. To suit the conveyance of machinery to Wood's Point, it is made in pieces suffi ciently small to fit on the horses, and is all carried on the packing system. Large quantities of blasting powder are likewise conveyed in this way. Indeed, the entire place is dependent for all its supplies of necessaries on the pack-horses. Our, illustration is from a sketch take...

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