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A TERRIBLE EXPERIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 28 October 1893
A TERRIBLE EXPERIMENT. Melbourne, '' Wednesday.— Early yester day afternoon a fatal explosion took place at Martiti-stient, Elsternwick. A chemist named Evelyn Liardet had been in the habit of experimenting with chemicals, and lately he h-td' discovered an explosive, known as dynamo, which was said to be of great value. Just Drior to the exuloaion he was observed by a servant in the act of mixing: sonje chemicals iu his laboratory, which ' adjoins the house* She .had just retired to the house, aud was about to speak to deceased's, wife, when a terrific explosion shook, the house and completely shattered, the building, portions of which were blown 30 or 40 yards away. Mrs. Liardet and the servant had a miraculous escape, but, with the exception of alight injuries to the face/ they escaped un hurt. Immediately after the explosion they found, the body of deceased lying on the verandah. . The limbs had been literally torn away, and portions of the mangled flesh were found as far as '50 ...
THE FINANCIAL DEBATE. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 28 October 1893
L THE FINANCIAL DEBATE. Sydney, Friday.— Sir Henry Parkes re fHimetl the debate on the Budget speech in the Assembly. He eulogised Mr. McMillan's clear, powerful speech on the Acting Colouial Treasurer's financial statement, and went into a lengthy speech. He said the previous Government had foreshadowed a radical change in the land policy of the country by limiting alienation to homestead settlements. The time had arrived when the country must depend to a large extent for its revenue upon a land tax. He condemned the dismissal of the main tenance men, saying it would lead to a greater cost than the retention of these men, and contended the Government's retrench ment had been paltry. Mr. Lyne, Minister for Works, defended the retrenchment proposals of the Govern ment, and said the demands for roads and bridges must sternly be refused. Future discussion was further adjourned until Wednesday next.
WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 28 October 1893
WOOL SALES. SYDSEY, Friday. — The wool sales were commenced yester-iay dy the non-UHSociHted brokeis. The attendance was very large. Competition was keen and late rates were well maintained. The following prices were realioed : — Greasy, 6d to t8£-l ; scoured, lOd to 13Jd. It in estimated that over one million and a half pounds wotth of wool is waiting sale, owing to the deadlock which still exists here and in Melbourne.
Latest Telegraphic. PRESENTATION TO AN ALDERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 28 October 1893
Latest Telegraphic. ? T -. ? ? r ? (PROM OUR ?!. SPECIAL AGENT.) PRESENTATION TO AN ALDERMAN. a ? ?* __- _— __ ..... ? ;--»? ? . Cudal,' Wednesday. — Alderman George Hadley, of Cudal. who leaven for Syduey to morrow1, after a residence here of 22 years, was entertained last nitjht at a social in the School of Aits, mid was preHented, on )-elialf of his uifiuy friends, with a valuable Rotherhaiu lever watch. Later on he was also the recipient of a silver cup presented liy members of the local cricket club, of which he was captain for several years.
The Late Fire at Parkes. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 28 October 1893
i Tne'Late'Fire at Parkes. / fI; Says: the Independent' :— The'clearing away of the ruins of the late' 6re will be an easy ' matter. 'With the exception of the brick chimneys and the iron from the roofs there is nothing 'to clear away, apart from the' Bank. Where the wooden buildings 'stood there^s nothing but bricks and bent iron. The ashes has been levelled bv the voune fossickers who are always 'on the find,' and in several instances the boys 'struck it rich' by finding pieces, of. silver coin. A couple of pounds have already been picked up in coppers and silver, and that . same spirit to'1' rush' which fills the breast of the fossicker when a 'find' has been reported is manifest in the 'young 'uns,' and their diligence is not only commendable, .but woithy of reward. . ,.., , .:j A- paper says : ' One of the prettiest, Bigb^ - ; the human eye ever rested upon is, gold, in,* its liquid' state.' The, .human eye1 in this' ^ vicinity, says an out-west editor, would be satisfied if it...
DEATH OF A PRISONER. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 28 October 1893
DEATH OF A PRISONER. : Cuda_,; Wednesday. —A man, naineil John ;H6gaii, said to be well connected, djed in the local lockup this tuoriiini;. Previous to being, taken to the lockup on Sunday he had hemi drinking heavily, and this accelerated his heath. It is. said, that spine time ago , (Incensed Wihh a very lar«ej road contractor aliout Caicoar. Mr. P. F. A. Kititia, cpro uer, is conducting alt inquiry to-day.
A HEARTY SEND OFF. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 28 October 1893
A HEARTY SEND OFF. VViiiDsdii,1 Thin s«Jay;-''-Li»Kt night » fare *w»lfr«i-n««rt whs tendered to Mr. W. H. B. Pidiiiugton, manager of the Commercial Hank, on the eve of his removal to Waloha.. TiieiH whs a la rue attendance. Miss Louisa (.?Jalvin, Mr. :ll-tllvwellt anl the lieiieHciivriH look part in the concert, and at its c tucluHion Mr. Pidtlingioii was presented with an address and a purse of H'nereigns, on behalf of the to vnfolks, in Hp|iieciatioii of his many endeavours to advance the interests of the town and district' during, his stay. iNlrs. Pi-Min_t-m was presented with a «old brace let on behalf of her miiuerouH admirers. [Mrs, Pidrliiiittoii, we inay remark, is a daughter 'of Mr. and Mia. W. H. Betiuett, of Moluiig.— Bo. M.E]
THE CARCOAR TRAGEDY. RELIEF OF MRS. PHILLIPS AND FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 28 October 1893
THK CARCOAR TRAGEDY. RELIEr OF MRS. PHILLIPS AND FAMILY. Carcoar, Thursday. — A preliminary meet* ing wax held in the School of Arts, yesterday, as the out come of a sui;i;eniion from the Municipal Council, to consider the question of opening public tmliHcription lints for the lionetit of the mother, widow, and children of the lute Mr. J. W. Phillip*, one of the vie tims of the recent tragedy. Mr. W. J. Derwin, Mayor of Carcoar, presided; It was propo^eil by Mr. H«aley, and carried— ' That a public meeting, convened by the Municipal Council, be held on Saturday next, tie 28th instmit, in the Academy of Music, to form ivcouimiti.ee and. piss resolutions and i«hue HubHuription lista tluou^h the colonieu.'