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The North Australian. FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 16. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 16 November 1883
^lic |j¡orlli ^uslraliaii. FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 16. -* THE dreadful fate which has befallen the party sent out to search for the aboriginal who murdered Martin a few weeks ago, has struck on us like a thunderclap, and the untimely end of these poor fellows is deplored throughout our community. The account of their sufferings and trials is reported fully in auother column, written and despatched to G. R. McMinu, Esq., Acting Govern- ment Resident, by Mr. A. W. Giles, who, together with his blackboy, were the only survivors out of a party of eight ; and, indeed, it seems to have been a very Providential in- terference that kept the two sur- vivors alive to this day. Perhaps if we lived in a country where inhabi- tants are counted by tens and hun- dreds of millions, the blow would not fall no heavily on us, but, as the Territory is at present, tho death of any member of tho white population is like a drop of thc country's life- blood lost. Six deaths at once, and under such terribl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 16 November 1883
DiuLcan Stewart & Co.,, LQXDOX ROAD IltON WORKS. G.Í.ASOO.W. Engineers & Irxi Fxmders, MANU FACTURERS of ovcry description of Sugar. Machinery, High-class. Boilers, Engines, and Cane MiUs of tko- livest iiunroved tynes. Stewart's Patent Hydraulic Sugar Mills, Clarifiers. Aspiual and Open Steam Evaporating Pans, Double and Triple Effet and Vacuum. Pans of copper and cast iron. Weston's and other Centrifugal Machines, Taylor and Chai* Eil tors and Char Reburning Kilns, Distilling Apparatus. Plans and; Estimates ..will be; supplied on. application to. MR. J. tURIliY, EXOIXEKR, 'MAKYBOUOUUII, AGENT FOR QUEENSLAND. DYSENTRY, CHOLERA, FEVER AGUE, COUGHS, COLDS, kc. DR. J, COLLIS BROWNES " CILLORODYNE Is thc original and only genuine. CAUTION*.-vice-Chancellor Sir W. P. Wood stated that Dr. Collis Brown was undoubtedly the inventor of Chlorodyne; that tlie story of the defendant, Free man being the inventor was deliberately untrue, which he regretted had been sworn to. Emin...
A HORRIBLE TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 16 November 1883
A HORRIBLE TRAGEDY. ÏIIK following ghastly tragedy is re- corded in a late English paper :-On the 8th August, at ahout half past 5 or G o'clock p.m., a shooting crime was per- petrated at St. James's-street, Wal thamstow, a father having drowned tliree of his ehildïen- Charles, aged ÎÎJ years ; Herbert, 2J years ; and Frederick, aged 16 months-and so seriously assaulted two others-twin boys only seven days old-that one of them died shortly after- wards, ansi the death of the second was hourly expected, lt seems that at No. 8, Courtney-place-terrace, in a small courtway near St. James station there resided a blacksmith named William Çîouldstone, aged 13, who was employed by a firm in Lower Thaires-street City. Last night week his wife was confined of twins, and she had a woman in the house to nurse her. About G o'clock last (.vening Gouldstono returned homeraiher earlier than usual. He.seemed in a very bad mood, and said to the nurse; that he wanted her out. of the house while he had...
CRICKET. SOUTHPORT v. PALMERSTON. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 16 November 1883
CRICKET. SOUTHPORT v. PALMERSTON. TUE return match between tho above elevens was played on the Southport club's ground on Friday last, Prince of Wales' Birthday, and is thus reported by " One of Us*": After a very noisy process of muster- ing at about four a.m., we managed to get all aboard at six, and a start was at once made for the convincing ground at Southport. Our men were in the best of spirits, even at that carly hour, and all helped to enliven the trip with songs, music (of which a large and varied as- sortment was on board), spinning yarns, .fcc., until the jetty (?) at Southport was reached at ten a.m. Here we weixi mot by our opponents and nearly the whole of the populace, who tendered us a hearty three times three and then es- corted us to quarters. I must say that the erection at Southport named a jetty is rather an awkward sample of a land- ing place, and one does not require an inside lining of anything stronger than water to enable him to accomplish with safety the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 16 November 1883
''L'ves oE great mea ail remind u.s» W¿ t*aii males our lives Subl'une i ¡ ; Anil de-parting leave behind us Fojqiriuts ou the saads of tillie." TilE above is read with great interest ny tU.nisiin ls ot' young men. It inspires tbe-:n xvitli Hope» for the bright lesion of . youth there is no such wont as fan. Ala;! say many, this is correct-ic true with regard to the youth who has ¿ever ïihùsod Iiis strength-and to the man \vlio has never been " passion's " slave lint to that youth-to, that man* who, has yielded himself up 4o the- teinporarj: sweet aliiu;eiue4;ts of vice, who. has given, unbridled license to. his pa,ssi.ou,s, to. him the above Unes are- hut as a reproach, yrhat hope- he haye? What aspira., tien,*? Wha,V chalice of leaving his foot-; -yriuts^ontW sands oJ| time-?. For hiiav alas, the-çe is nought b.ut «Jork despair ami self reproach fora lost life. , 7 Forra,'man, to I.ea.ve- his footprints on, the. ssiiils of time,. bcíii.ust be endowed with a, Btçong bra,in, aiul ne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 16 November 1883
T. O'Connor, iE HATED WATER CORDIAL MANUFACTURER, PALMERSTON. IMPORTANT TO F ARMEES. BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT. To Her Majesty, by Special Warrant, dated 27th December, 1SC5. To tlie Prince of .Wales, by Special War- rant dated 10th February, 18S3. DAY, SON & HEWITT, Inventors and Proprietors of the Original STOCK-BREEDERS' MEDICINE CHESTS. * FOR ALL DISORDERS IX HORSES, CATTLE, CALVES, SHEEP, and LAMES. I These Chests contain the Celebrated "CHEMICAL EXTRACT," for Wounds, Swollen Udders, and Ewe's Lambing. ./GASEOUS FLUID," for Colic, Scour and Debility'. ."RED DRENCHES," for Cleansing the Blood, etc. "RED PASTE BALLS," for Conditioning Horses. "BRONCHOLINE," for Husk, Hoosc, or Cough. "GASEODYNE," for Heaving and Paining. Prices, in London, with " Key to Farrier}-," £2 l(5s. (id. and £G Gs. Used for over &lt;10 years hy the S lock breeders of Great Britain and Leland. DAY, SON, ¿ HEWITT, 22 Dorset-street, Baker-street, London, W. " " AGENTS: Sydney-Felton, Grimwade &...
THINGS AND OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
THINGS AND OTHERS. Br advertisement in another column it will oe seen that Mr. Fred Griffiths is about starting business on his on a account, both in Palmerston and at the Beefs. Mr. Grilliths is very well and favorably known in the Territory, especially up country, and wc hope that his venture will prove successful. CniARisi's circus and menagerie passed through, for south per s s. Euxine ou Sim day last. A great many townspeople went aboard to ha\-e a peep at the show, which appears to have been replenished to a great extent since we last saw it. Just previous to arriving here the company lost one of the most valuable of their performing horses. A CASE of rather an unusual description came ho foro J. G. Knight. Esq.. S.M., and Dr. Morice, .T.P., at thc Police Court this morning. It appears that Mr. J. W. Johnston, our local Postmaster, some few weeks ago received an anonymous letter of a most beastly and slanderous kind, and at once sot to work to .find out who the writer o£ the i...
COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
COUJiTS. Full Jurisdiction, .£100, is held at Pal- merston, on Wednesday, as per fol lowing dales :-On September 5" October 3, November-7,. December o'. Limited Jurisdiction, £20, "will "bc held on September 10. October 17,.November ll, and December 10; Li cen shier "Bench, on Tttesdiry, Septem- ber ll, and December ll.
Telegraphic News. ADELAIDE. November 22. N. T. Association Banquet. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
Telegraphic News. ADELAIDE. 2îovciiul»or 22. N* T. Association Banquet. Tho inaugural banquet of the Nor- thern Territory Association vas held last night. The Governor was present, besides a very large number of prominent citi- zens and members of the Association. Sir William Robinson, in proposing success to tho Association, alluded to the good work it would perform in dis- seminating information concerning the Territory. Thc Hon. J. L. Parsons replied, and paid a graceful compliment to those early da3*s in which the brunt of the work of the Territory was borne. A motion was proposed hy thc lion. J. L. Parsons in tho House yesterday allirming the desirability of encouraging horse breeding in the Northern Terri- tory by granting leases of 15,000 square miles for 99 years to companies whose HOXA FII>KS can be assured to the Government. Parliament adjourned on Thursday till tho beginning of next year to enable Uray and the Attorney-General to at- tend at the Federation Conference. ...
POLICE COURT. NOVEMBER 19TH. (Before J. G. Knight, Esq., S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
PO LICK COURT. NOVEMBER 19TH. (Before J. G. Knight, Esq., S.M.) William Scarsbrick was charged on th«*, information «>f Corporal Montagu with being illegally on tins premises of one Ah Chic, at Southport, on the loth "November, with intent to commit an assault. Defendant plead« *d not guilty. Mr. Herbert appeared for defendant. Mr. A. Trangong was sworn in as Chi i lese interp reter. For the prosecution Corporal Mon- tagu called Ah Sam, who, being sworn, said : I live at Southport afc Yee I Top Fishing Co's, shop ; this is the name of the house; Ah Chit is head niau ; remember last Thursday night, 1."it'll ; slept at Yee ITop ; there wows two more there, Ah You and Ah Chin ; went to bed pretty early and went to sleep ; someone canns and knocked at the door ; house was then closed for the night ; it was a loud noise ; T could see the door from whens L was sleeping ; it was a double «loor : door was fastened with a wooden bolt., which was inside ; no one opened the door, it was bro...
TOOLS USED IN BUILDING THE PYRAMIDS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
TOOLS US KD TX MUrLDIXG THE ! PIM!AM IDS. j Duuixf: a resilience of two winters in a tomi» at f.Uzeh, W. M. Flinders Petrie collected evidence showing that the tools used iu working stone 1000 years ago were constructed with a jewel as the cutting edge'. J l e stated his reasons for coining to this conclusion in a paper read before the Anthropological Institute, a itKSUMK of which is published in a recent issue of ËN&lt;:iN*Ki-:i&lt;Iii(i, of Loudon. Solid and tubular drills, straight anil circular disc saws, and lathe tools were made with jewels set in metal. Thc lines of cutting on a granite core made by a tubular drill form a con- tinuous spiral, the grooves being of a uniform depth and width throughout, showing that the cutting point was not worn as the work advanced. The re- gular taper of the core would indicate that jewels were also set upon the out- side and inside of the drill, thereby facilitating its removal. Tn some speci- mens of granite the drills sank ...
POST OFFICE ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
POST OFFICE OPDEHS. Por sums If payable in South Australia. Other Australian Colonies ") Tasmania,or 1S'ewZealand j United Kingdom, India, or ) Cape of Good Hope .j Germany or Switzerland Hongkong. ¡Above £"2, 2s ot j and not; exceeding exceeding £2 ' i £5. s. t>. 0 (¡ 1 0 .Í 0 :) o Above £5,jAbovo £7, and not, and not exceeding exceeding 47. ' £t&lt;>. 1 Iso Single Order iain bo granted for more than £10.
SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
SHIPPING. Ali HIVED. Nov. IS-G. li. Steven:; ¡ind Co's, s.s Kuxhic Captain J- 13. Peters, from llong I kong ami Singapore. 1 Cliine.se ami S tous general cargo.-Adcock Uros., agents. Nov. 22-The China Navigation Co's. s.s. "Woosang, Captain ]finit, from southern ports. G lons general cargo.-Adcock Jiros., agents. SAILED Nov. 111-0. li. Sievens and Co's. s.s. Euxine, Captain J. P. Peters, for southern ports. Passengers -S. C. King, saloon ; J Shamwk, second class-Adcock Pros., agents. Nov. 22 -The China Navigation Co's. s.s. "Woostnig, Captain lin ut, for Hongkong. 12 chinese passengers.-Adcock Pros., agents.
The North Australian. FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 23. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
FUT DAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 2:3. Tin-: case, Police v. Scarsbric-lc, heard ai- tho Police Court un Monday last, before J. G. Knight, Esq., S.M., luis attracted a good deni of attention t during' the past week, :iud, if we are not greatly mistaken, will cause somewhat of a sensation in our small circle before wo n romany days older. The case in itself is finished and done with, and hus nothing", directly, to do with future proceeding's: but the actions of two or three members of our police force towards the dé- fendant, Scarsbriek, while out on bail, have been painted in such "darincr colours by a writer in the N. T. Tl MKS of Saturday hut, that Mr. .Foelsche, Commissioner of Police, has taken the matter up for consider- ation. Mr. H. IF. Adcock called the attention ol' the writer of the article ro what is made ont to be a species ol: "dogging:"' which was at thc time being indulged in by Mi ree members of the Force, with the imputed in- tent to make Searsbrick criminate himself ia. su...
POSTAL CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
POSTAL CHARGES. LETTERS. PARCELS. PAPERS EhglaiidandEnrope (Ul 'oz loz., -ld. i Oliina ... ... Gi- 4 4 I Singapore direct... G í 4 4 A " via Hongkong ls., ¿ 4 4 '¿ Java direct ... tí ¿ 4 4 -A " via Hongkong ls. A- 4 4 A Victoria... "... 2 I 1 4 Ä .\civ South Wides 2 A- 1 4 A Queenshuid ... 2 .V 1 4 A Tasmania ... 2 A- 1 4 l.V South Australia 2 A A i A AVest Australia... 2 A Ï 4 A New Zealand ... 2 A 4 1 Ï
Southport and Twelve-Mile. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 23 November 1883
Soufciiporb ami Twolvc-Mile. (by coa el i.) Uv M-UL.-Leaves Southport on. Sun- day, at 5 a..m.; Bridge Croak, Moiuhiy noou; Port Darwin-Camp, Monday, ó p.m.; Yam (Jrcek, 15 p-m.; arrives at Twelve Mile at S p.m. ? Dowx MAIL.-Leaves thc Twelve-Mile at 4 a.m., on Tuesdey ; Yam Creek, same day, 5 a.m., Port Darwin Cam]), same day, (j a.m.; Bridge Creek, same da}r, ll a.m., arriving at Southport on "Wednesday, at ii p.m.