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GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
GAZETTE. ;, .r. ---0---. :.. A post office has been, opened at Yanipy via Dimboola. The Governor in council has confirmed an order o the Shire of Wimmera, that seven acres or thereabouts of land in the parish of Carchap, shall be a public highaiy in hen of another piece of land in the same parish. The following lInd has been reserved : Lillimur-Site for Mechanies' Institute, al;so withheld from sale, leasing and licensing, and ' excepted 'from occupation: ' for mining purposes or for residence of r .bsiness under any miner's right or' business: license. -Two roods, county of Lowan,. parish f .Lillimur. Thelfollowing transfers have been registered at the office of titles:-Colonial Bank of Australasia to George Bell, Warracknabeal; Colonial Bank of nAustralasia .to Gedrge Bell, Warrackliabeal; Patrick M'Guinness, to William Cust, Muitoa.. . The following application for licenses have' been approved:-Edward Sheehan, Goroke; Ernest Albert, Werrigar; Saniuel 'eednian, rural store, Kaniva...
PIMPINIO. February 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
(raOM oUm owa cORESPOnDEi'vj.' , February 13. Since my last e e have experienced~.iany changes. Our harvest returns are no longer a ues: tion of doubt, the returns being about half the quantity of last year's, saidini most cases and incre?aod area was sown. -This partial failure has not beenTo- seriously felt owing to the railway facilities and. the promising state of the market. The various wheat buying firms have been fairly repro sented at Pimpinio Station, and. a vast quantity of wheat has been brought in from a good distance. The weather continues hot and dry, con sequently our water 'supply is failing very fast. The Pimpinio 'Dam is 'now the only water for miles around, and the pumps are. almost in perpetual motion. If no rain comes within a fortnight it is thought- that this valuable source of supply: will be ex hausted. The eye complaints that are so prevalent at this time of the year are again affectng a very large majority of the people (paiti cularly the young). I hear th...
Conscience Money. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
Conscience Money. 0o A peculiar case of the return of con science-money is thus related by the "'M. and D. Advertiser":--"Mr. Phelan is in the receipt of £20 con science-money, which reached him in a very extraordinary manner. On the 30th January he received a note bearing the Sydney post mark of 28th January, and containing the halves of two £10. Bank of England notes. The letter was as follows:-' One wh' regrets to say he defrauded you of a small sum some time ago, sends half notes for £20, which cover said sum with interest. Other half notes to follow.' On Mon day last Mr. Phelan received a letter bearing the London post mark of 29th December, 1881, which, uponi being onened, disclosed the other halves. The note simply stated :-' Enclosed I send other halves of notes which were posted to you in Sydney.' It will be observed]that the first letter bore the Sydney postmark, while the second was stamped London, the supposition being that the first was sent from London under enclosure ...
Horsham Police Court. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10. (Before Mr. J. H. Alley, P.M., and Messrs. [?]ton and Kruger, Js.P.) BOUND OVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
Horn ham Police Court. F umAY, FEnnu?aR· 10. - ilefore ar. J. H.Alley, P.M., and LMeasrs. B -iton and Kruger, Js.P.) BOUND OVEI. This was an application on the part of T'homas " t.'r.l :hat his wife Mary Ward saight he L uad over to keep the peace. Mr. Ireland .p ",'red for the complainant, and Mr. Tai , for the defendant. Thom.. 'Ward deposed: On the 31st January i wife threatened to take my life znd used o h-r threats of a like kind. She took a :ifi -: the table and said she would stick me w :: it. She threatened to fire, my house, and ; have had to spend some nights in the o;Li-? .ir from fear of her. JMr 'i.i aidl his client had occasion to have Wait I annd over, and this application ras one ai,:-1: out of malice. Ten days had been all.;. 1 to elapse before these proceed. ings had • ?.a:, taken. Why were they not taken bef i Tho Sac I .aid that defendant would be bound oa.r tir six months in one surety of -a50 and he s:1f in .£50. FreAUD SUoatsONS. William Forrest v. William War...
Collision with a Whale. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
Collision with a Whale. The steamship Newport, of Ward's Line, had an unusual experience during a recent outward trip to Havana. She sailed from this poet on Thursday, October 27, and before daylight next morning she was off the Cape of Delaware. At about 8 o'clock, when she was steaming at the rate of fifteen iniles per hour, she ran into an im mense school of whales twenty miles long and a quarter of a mile wide. The animals were of all sizes, and disported themselves in the water as if enjoying it. Suddenly the ship shook from stem to stern, as she struck a monster about 60 feet long, which was attsmpt ing to cross her path. The whale was cut in halves, which passed astern on either side, while the water was dyed red with his blood. The steamer came to a standstill, and her stem was ex amined. It was found to have escaped injury,but the stearinggear was slightly damaged. This was soon repaired, and the Newport proceeded, but the passen gers were not so delighted with the whales a...
THE CHANNEL TUNNEL. London, February 10, (Evening). [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
TI S CHANNEL TUNNEL. J.,:don, February 10, (Evening). In the - use of Commons this evening Mir. Caild ., the Secretary of State for War, in reply to . question, stated that Sir Garnet Wolseley, :le new Quartermaster-Genera!, had exlpr' ri views adverse to the construc tion of thl ioposed submarine tunnel from Dover t., ol. ais. On the other hand, Sir John Auy . Surveyor-General of Ordnance, -was in f:; t: of the scheme. The Govern -nent ha,; .!r the matter under their consi deration, iu- they deemed it advisable to reserve t'. r .lecision until further opinions lad bees. a ,r.ined.
A Romantic Story. PHILADELPHIA TELEGRAPH ROME LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
A Romantic Story.. -o- It PHILADELPIIIA TELEGRAPrH ROME LETTER. fi Nearly twenty-fire years ago I met in ci Naples my old Washington friends, si Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dale. Owen b Dale Owen was then the diplomatic re- ai presentative of our Government near oa the CourtofNaples. King Bomba was Is reignini. Dale Owen was a remak- cI able man. I had known him and his p father, Owen of Lanark, intimately in n Washington in 1845-46 ; they ad- g vocated the same views Fanny Wright h preached; but then they were men, not a women; and free love has always been ft a masculine privilege. Moreover, in h 1845 we were beginning to expand as a I Nation, and were more familiar with gi the license of the outside world; so p Owen of Lanark, especially was quite le the fashion in intelligent Washington ci society in that day; and a very agree- o1 able, charming old gentleman he was. tl When I met Dale Owen in - Naples al twenty-odd years ago he had gone over of to Spiritism, and was writing his n curio...
The Remains of Baxter, The Explorer. Adelaide Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
The Remains of Baxter, oa The Explorer. --o-o th Adelaide, Tuesday. Mr. E. J. Eyre, in his memorable journey in between South and Western Australia 40 cs years ago, had a companion named John hi Baxter, who was murdered by the native boys of the party near Eyre's Sand Patch, be near the West Australian telegraph line. di The natives last week brought in Baxter's at remains to a linesman. They also brought m in articles of European manufacture in a wonderful state of preservation, including a el gun, with which it is believed the murder B was committed. hi The above telegram refers to an enisode in hi the Eyre expedition of 1810. Mr. Eyre was w forcing his way from Alilaide to King ti George's Sound, and he had sent back all the party save Baxter (his overseer) and three fe black boys. Two of the latter deserted, be- d cause there was not suffiaent food mn camp, re and they thought they could find their way ai back or could live by hunting. The Rev. J. al E. Tenicon Woods, in his " H...
Chinese Camps. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
Chinese Camps. The Deep Lead correspondent of the "P. C. News," writes as follows :-Two cases have recently come under my notice which shows the necessity of police supervision in every place where Chinese camps are situated. A simple looking girl, I should say of sixteen or seventeen summers, called at one of the hotels in this place and asked for shelter for the night, as she said she had travelled from Ararat that day, and had within a week come from Ballan, and was on her way to Horsham in quest of a situation. She was provided with food and lodgings for the night and breakfast the next morning, and got on her road to Horsham as far as the next hotel. Here she told a doleful tale of her long weary journey from Ballan. The good-hearted hostess of hotel No 2 was moved with compassion on hearing her plausible story, and allowed her to remain for a few days to recruit her strength free of charge, and on the morn ing she was to journey to Horsham, was provided with 2s cash to get mea...
A Fatal Jump. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
A Fatal Jump. A Frenchman, named Louis Lacroix, aged 25 years, was found at half-past 3 o'clock on Tuesday morning lying on the pavement in front of Antonio's Hotel, Flinders street, having no clothing on except a shirt. The man was perfectly unconscious, and the con- stable thinking that he was merely suffering from the effects of drink, conveyed him to the lock-up. There, however, it was found that he had sustained serious injuries to his head, and he was conveyed to the Melbourne Hospital; but before arriving at the insti- tution he expired. Death was caused by fracture of the skull, sustained by jumping out of an upper story window at Antonio's Hotel. An inquest will be held. The deceased arrived by the last train from Gippsland yesterday, with a mate of his named Lavelle. The two men were drinking together until they retired at midnight. They both slept in a room on the third story, but Lavelle did not hear the deceased getting out of bed. The distance the deceased jumped was a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 14 February 1882
WILLIAM ADAMiSON &GCO., Prcduce Brokers,: - 1.little Collins.street West; I?ELBOURNE,: . +)?'ECEIVE consirnnemits of Grain, llour, -it etc., for sale or storage, and make L.:1sal advanees thereon when required. : Osix Sam: held every Wednesday, and Parai PrODUC?E Sale every Wednesday and ?.'.dav. Account sales furnished promptly. J. R. F0.D & Co., ý:UAIN, WOOL, SKIPS,- HIDES AND TALLOW BROKERS, 3:,';nces unde if required .when received into Warehouse. 17 QUEEN-STRIEET, MIELBOD RNE. M31PORTA:NT TO FAR?IMERS W. & A 3. RE:ID, MILLERS, GEELONG, -TOrE WHEAT FREE OF CHARGE vD for SIX MIONTIIS, and make Liberal .'ash Advances at Bank rate of interest. l narantee market irice at any time. Waite for particulars to above address.]2 TO WIiMEEA FARMERS. CORN SACKS ! CORN SACKS ! IrtE 'N DER.SIGNEDI are now landing Ex " Casiisle Castle" fDirt from Calcntta in FIRST CLASS CON tisTION, Best Full Weights Sacks, and offer ale at VEIY LOW PRICES. Quotations given on applicatio...
Destructive Fire at Echuca. Echuca, Monday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 17 February 1882
Destruictive Fire &t Echuca. --- Echuce, Monday evening. iThe most disastrous fire which ever oc. curred in Echdca broke out to.night, and raged for about an hour and a half, caussag the destruction of eight buildings in Watson street.. It way got under just, as the last building in the block was reached. The origin of the fire is not definitely known, but the buildings being all of wood the flames were driven with terrible riapidity by a strong southerly wind. The following per. soul were burnt out :-r. James Laing, seni. whose hdnuse and its contents were destroyed Constable Harris, house and its contents burnt; Mr..Morey, house, frni tore, land effects, burrt; Captain Hampson, house and furniture burnt; Captain Lawion, residence and fiurniture burnt; Mirs. Gandry, house burnt and furniture damaged by igivsal; nlisoccupied house burnt, and Mr siel's etoieroom destroyed -by demolition. The houses were owned as under :-Sir. Laing and Mrs. Sinclair, two; Captain Bampson,one ;...
OUTRAGE ON A BRITISH OFFICER. Constantinople, Feb. 13th. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 17 February 1882
OUTRAGE ON A BRITISH OFFIOEB* t - Constantinopl4 Feb. lSth.' News has been received that a dastardly ontragefowacommitted on a British officer in the province of Anatolia in AoiatieTnrikey.It appears that Commander Selby of the "Falcon" wao on a ehonting expedition in the vicinity of the town of Artaki. on the sea of Minimoro, when be wns suddenly attacked by the inbobitonts cod oeeiooely wonded oerort be eonll effect his escape. Be is anow in a critical state.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (AUSTRALIAN PRESS AGENCY.) MELBOURNE, THURSDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 17 February 1882
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (AUSTR..LIAN PRESS AGEtiCY.) MELBOUTriNE, TnURSDAY EvmTInG. At an inquest upon the body of Charles Cook, who died in ths Melbourne hospital -while beig tieated for wounds received from being run over, the jury, under the direction of Dr. Tol, renrtoAd o vtrdict lint death was from erysipelnas contracted in the hos pitaL Dr. Youl naid ii the deceased had been taken home he would most probably bare been alive then. A navvy named Donohue, wolrking on the railway lbIa at \\ illianlstown, was run over and hilled instantaneously; and another man, named William Collins, whilst ayincg down gas piping at the Spencer-street station, near to the Williamstown plalotform got in the way ofa train which ran over him, severing his head from his lady. Jas. M1'Foyden, the well-known actor, was charged as the City Court to-day with being unlawfully on the premises of 1fra. Bowne, lodging-hou:e keeper, of Yictoria Parade. Be formerly lodgetthere, but waswarned off. This morning he ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 17 February 1882
*'4HrOFW'IjMMAR-A First Schedn'e, 659. RAxBrr SuPPrSSIOS Acr, 1880. NOTICE TO DESTROY RABBITS. To Mr. 0 F.lq I ?o - of i yesibo in theaS?--So?'Rn i?I, I e ShTe o 0 - ·. mera, containing 320 acres, south of Thos Egana'Z, allot. 86, parish of Wonwondah, known as Alfred Francisco's bloeki-and-poe the adjacent half-width of all roads boundig or adjoiniug the said land or any part thereof . ..D ated at.. onwondah this 13th day o; DAVID HEALEY, Rabbit Inspector South Riding. Notice is hereby giyen. that instreution have been given by the Wimmera'Shire Council to the Dog inspectors for the North, ",rttath, and Welt :idigB" of.the ,Shire top SttlyLitforce-'-t ý'rbvisinh' dft the Dob~ Act, both as regards Registration and the Wearing of Collar". STUART BOLTON, S . . . - Bhire Secretary... Shire Offices," Horsha m, 7th-February, 1S*2.- . ,-. SHIRE OF WIM31ERA. RATE NOTICE ." ' Notice is hereby given that it is the inten tion of the Wimmera Shire: Coincil at twod p.m on Wednesday, the 1st day ...