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HIS EXCELLENCY SIR [?] MANNERS SUTTON K.C.B. GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

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THE MITRE ROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

; ' THE , MITRE cROOKi ' In tho ..Wimirie'rii.; district; is a: remorkablo elevation ?-' called the Mitre; Rook. It is com posod of quartzose sandstone, and rears its isolated mass in.tha saudyplaina little to the north, of the Sandstone Mountain, known as Mount ' Arapilci. ' --In ; the . neighborhood is a 'cluster of circular lakes or' lagoons. The water of these lagoons'' is , ' salt. :- ; In .; our ; view of-.- this singular part of :' Victoria, the crags in the foreground represent a portion ef: Mount Arapiles, betwoen' which and the lakos stands the Mitre Rock. Mount Arapiles rises 726 feet above the level of the plniu, and is a - feature of tho country which may always be easily recognise! by its coluinar formation. From its highest summit, on a clear day, a good view may bo obtained of the Grampians to the south, the Victoria Range and Monnt William; , which is fifty-throe miles off. 'Visible on the. sur ! rbiiading plain' may |he ooiiutecl twenty-seven pirouiar lakes; two of...

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CRIMINAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

CBIMTNAL STATISTICS. The Criminal Statistics giving n return of the number of persons taken into custody during tho year ending 31st December, 1860, have recently been laid before Parliament. The aninibor of persons arrested wns 24,811, of which number i9,8G6 were males, and 4945 females. 8117 prisoners were discharged by magistrates, 15,654 were summarily convicted or held to bail ; 1040 were committed for trial ; G35'wero convicted and sentenced, 30 of the number only, being females ; 326 were dis charged, and in thP~CBSO of 79 tho prosecution was withdi'awn. In the more serious offences, 32 persons were arrested for murder, 15 of the number being discharged by the magistrates; and 16coinmitteil for'trial ; 3 ihiiles \v6re cpiv vioted., 7 acquitted, as also were' four females, ihe senteiiuo 1 of (loath was only carried out in two cases. 'Thdre we're 20 arre^Vs :ifor'iTian- ^iauglitpr, lii^ only 5 convictions, in pases of rgpfe, . mdecency, ifcc,, pf tbp gvAYBv ? kini},' ^ 75 :'wei...

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STATISTICS OF ACCUMULATION. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

STATISTICS O3? AOCUMULlTION. The second part of the statistics of tho colony of Victoria for the year 1836, has re cently been laid before Parliament. It is en titled ' Accumulation,' and relates solely to banking matters, mortgages and building socie- . tics. Tho banking returns have been conrpiled from the sworn returns of the various banks, rendered pursuant to the Banks and Currency Statute, 18G4, und 2'ublishedin the Government Gazette. The banks are the Bunk of Austral asia, New South Wales, Victoria, Colonial Bank of Australasia, Commercial, Euglish, Scottish and Austrnlian Chartered, National Bank, Oriental, and Union Bank of Australia. Of these, the Bank of Victoria has the largest ?numberof branches in the colony, namely, forty-three ;' and the English, Scottish and Austrattan Chartered Bank the fewest, nnmoly, five.' ?'.' The tothl number of banks and agencies in the colony is 168. Tho avoi-ngo amount of coin held by the banks varies from £-17,435 to £2'd6,Q7i- 11s 4d, th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

?CJfl ! never played on a better table in my life.'-1-JoHN Roberts, Champion Billiard Player of ?;??'? ^ ' the World. First Match played in. Victoria. — Vide ' Argus,'.' Aug. 30. A L C O C K AND- C O., 1 BILLIARD T A B L E . ' M A N U F A O T U E E R S, DY APPOINTMENT TO HIS EXCELLENCY TUB GOVERNOIt. SHOW BOOMS, 95 LITTLE. BOURKE STREET EAST ; MANUFACTORY, 132 and 13d RUSSELL STREET. Hombean Sldttles. Billiard Cloth, Balls, Cues, Tips, and every requisite for the Billiard Room. Bowling Green and Alloy Balls, Croquet, &c.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

17. Underiey, phip/ 1292 tons, CharlcsBiowi, ?for Calcutta. '.Lorimer,' Marw od and . Rome, agents. ?17. Midas, bat quo, 227 -ton's, William Newman, for Swan River, W. A., via Adelaid ; Jas. Henty. and Co., agents.— ._ '? , 17. E uieralda, ship. 1183 Ions. :. John jKerr, for Maiden Island, via Tahiti. Holmes, , . Whiteani Co., agents. ;; . . / 17.' Cutty Saik,' barque,'475 tons,' Peter Orr, / 'for Gcam. Lauratet, .Le Roy and Co., 17 'agents. ' ' . ' ? ' . . /' 17. Adolia Carleton, ship,- 594 tons, H. Tapley, fer Newcastle. Lord and Co., agents. 18. Merrie- Monarch, ship, 1367 tons, R. G. Wren, for Callao.- Dicks -n, Williams and Co.,apents.'. .'?' , ? - 18. ITellie Chapin, -A mericin barque, 567 tons, W*rren Wass, for Hong Kong, via New castle . Newell and. Co., agents. VESSELS SAILED WITH COLONIAL PRO DUCE SINCE THE DEPARTURE OF THE JUNEMATL. June 28.— Gdelong. for Point do Gallo : 20 tons flour, 1 case stuffed birds, 1 box docu ments, 3 t ackages drapery, 19 packages con taining 2...

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THE MITTA MITTA [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

THE MITTA MITTA   - [FROM A PAINTING BY EUGENE VON GUERARD.] - [FBOJT A PAINTING BY EUGENE YON GUERAIX.]

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THE PIGGOREET MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

THE PIGGOEEE T MIJBDEIi: At the: Ballarat Circuit Court, 17th inst., before Ins Honor Juago Bniiy, Joseph Ballan and- George Searle wore .: charged with. ;the wifful. inu'rder of Thomas liiick. Burke; ' '??: Both p'risonorsipleiidod ript guilty ,! and were defended by Mr Walsh, who appeared for Bal lan; ,aiid Mr Aspinall for Seurle'. ._?'.; , A \ . . ':.-.. Mr . ' Adamson, for: the Crown,.;! stated tlie case. The :, deceased gentleman was jnaniigor,' . of the ['. Bank of. ' Australasia, Smythesdale, and bail '. been in the h:abit of going to Break-o.'-Day fortnightly to buy .gold, ^ifj the occasion when he met with his death, was 'only, the second tinio ??? that ? he had journeyed' 'along that J- particular road alone.'' - On ? the 10th.' rMay, Mr Burke went with, 'Mr' Grant ^ in a buggy toward TJfetik' o'Diiyi buying 'gold oh' the roads at WiiitVs store, Break o'Day. _ lie made pur chases later at the. Break-o'-Day Company's claim,1 Mr \W. Grant, manager of , the Brenlcr o'-Dav Com...

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AN INCIDENT OF TIIE FLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

AN INCIDENT OP ME i**l,ooi-. Mr F. B. Sutton, ?writing.frpm Btirraiido}ig, describes one of the saddest inoi8ents. of /tlip flood : — ?' The hut of a shepherd of fifr/B/luncien;. named Baker, .who lived nodf the. junction of tho Mudgee River, gbt_ surroiinded before .lie and his family couldtmpy| i^tljp' water- rising, six foot in ten mjujiutes); iinQ. 'out of feleven persons all were, prowhed but threeVi .Tfiosjr saved are the- eldeSt boy ancl girl; and fattier. Those drowneft-^ai'e the another, fiy6 .boysj/a baby (giil); ^Mj* marriecl^jnan nflmed Smitlij who c&me''^p help,;, them tibciut ? dalle, * just befqre^tlie sjidefen , rise, of water. At the firlp-ush of the1 flood, ihsy.all got.Q'n to the tablelj'; Mien- p»f,to 'a loft; and then liSd to cut a hole iri the jjSpk and -get on .to the top of the roof :'' Here $ijjj£s, remairibd iiintil the water reached their mflfiphfv^yh'e'n; thefburlbft alive swam to a treo^^Rraitii iipt ';boiii'g able 'iiy. swim sank as soon as fls^...

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FROM BATHURST TO PENRITH. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

: Flioat BATHURST TO FENHITIi. / /Here is another glboiny.picturo by a special reporter of the Herald :— * /' '.'.'.''? ??-,-', 'VAt . Bathurst and. in 'its, vicinity ..the' Hoods have done consuleriible damage. . Never, w_as. there, such a ijopd known in/ the' district., . Before . the ? fall of the ?' bridge . tlie , water had ; surrounded and filled niiiny' d*tyelliii'gs, on.the low grounds, forcing .the ,pc-' '- c'upants ?'.?£-?-; 'flee for their lives. The greatest, amount of mischief was done oil tho.flats below, the town, which were all/overwhelmed. , One brickuiaker lost several kilns of bricks, in.addi tipn to all his household goods. Goods of eyery description, were to bo seen ; floating) dpyi'ii sujjerjectb ' eeqiiore., ' , On /.Thursday /liight, most', oi the popple ..'.had' 'been .' forced to, quit, the .flat and/seek,' iiigher ground. During'.-.';. tlie ; , night tie approaches '. ^to ihe ' Vale, (?Bridge' were ,'swepj; .avvayi and. '.'.tlie flood' Syas'tliJBn rising a...

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RESCUE OF THE NEWCASTLE LIFEBOAT'S CREW. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

IUEBOUE OP THE HEWOA8TLB MFBDOAt'S CHEW. The following is abridged from the New castle Chronicle of the 26th nit.: — «? The story of the rescue is a significant and deeply interesting one. After dark en Friday night, no effort of any kind could be pat forth to rescue the lifeboat from her perilous position. The night to many, as may well be supposed, was on intensely anxious one, and long before daylight on Saturday, numerous were the eyes that were scanning the dark surface of the Pacific, trying in vain by the faint light of a clouded, moon, to moke out the situation of the hapless boat. The gale continued to blow with great force until about 4 o'clock, when it moderated considerably, and it was hoped by many that the boat would be able to come in. Hour after hour passed, . however, and still no sign of either the boat . or her crew, dead or alive— and some were beginning to give up all hope. ? As the day advanced, the light, of coarse, increased, and in a short time mere the outl...

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THE ALEXANDRA RUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

THE' AL'EXANDRili RUSH. [i\KO»r A COIUiESPONDENX.] . Ha.yiiig jiist returned from a short torn1 of inspection over Alexandra and .its vicinity,! now address you a brief description , of the now El Dbradol'tljinking tiio saine may. not. lip uiiuccoiitalJlb to somb of your rpadei-s', espe cittily thpsb.wh'pVconteinpiatp visiting tli'o reefs 'tiiero;. Ill tiib iUkt: 'jjjlRce',. thoh, iriuusfc nifbnn yoii that tii'oyld'cp is rupidly'^pcouiiii'g' of cbii siclbraijib iiiijjpriaiicb. BiiildiiigB (such as stores and public jibHses)t aro goiiig ji|i in various directions, 'Kii'd £u0 iiauizi __ street , is extondiug dtiiiy, iii tub dirobtibu of tlib ri'cli roofing claims. Where; ii mohtli or jtwp ngp tlibvb 'Sv'oi'6 only bub~ ov two Bu'auiteB* is now % rbspbctiibl'o townHliiiyvin fabt, nil tho .uinul sigiis bfi»rosjwHy tiro jimyto^b. Bpbh in tlio dist'Wot, Thbio is Jiow. a nWe'e pi|iiiji, ppst pwlub niid liiiWlf, tt'iH, & depiity reglBiwv liiis libeU «ij)j)6ii)ipd| who ?(»' ?»*$? to g...

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VITAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

J VITAL STATISTlbs. ;' From the Registrar- General's . report- on the vital statistics of Melbourne Tand suburbs during the month of May, we learn that the deaths during that' period amounted ;:to 273, being a laily average of 8.80 against a daily average i)£ 13.10 in April. The number of death are less than any 'cprresporiding mohtli since 1860, with tho , exception of. May 1862, when the number was 240. ' The following return shows the number of deaths of persons tinder and over live years of age, during the month of May, in the statistical districts of Melbourne and suburbs, and in each of the sub-districts pf which ib is composed:— Melbourne Proper, 71; East Melbourne, 1; North Melbourne and Ca'rltori, 45 ; Fitzroy Municipality, 14 ; East Colliugwood, 30 ; Richmond, 10; Jika-Jika parish (remainder of)', 11 ; South Yai-ra and Prahran, 22 ; Emerald-hill and Sandridge,' 23 ; St.' Kil'da and Brighton; 16 ; Douttn Galla and Keilor, 4 ; Boroonddra and Heidelberg, 4 ; Cut paw-paw paris...

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THE NEW GENERAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

;the new general post ofi-tce. : After a peripd but a few days short of nine years,: during which it has been in course of erection, that cpipssnl structuro, the new Gene ral Post Office;, bias arrived at completion, and bpen appropriated tp the purposes for wliich'it was designed. -Thp public /'were privileged on the 29th ult., to inspect' tho interior, and from 9 a.m. to & p.m. a deiiso throng passed through the 'building. So fieqneritly has it been des cribe|ti, and so familiar' have the publje be'eoine with i|s external appearance,, that tp enter intpj architectural details would be snpei-fluqus. Tho c'eiitrp of the large hall is to be devptpd to |ho : inlaTid ' despatch department, and 'tjie. niost amplp t|cc.ommodation is provided for the sorters'^-; Tho siilcs of the hail are occupied by tlie? ^cgiyjijg, delivery, registration, sale of stanips, inijfiiry and private letter pilices, and Ppsjg!- restoijtoJ ' The external arcade affords ? ready accesg to the different of...

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THE COLIBAN MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

THE COLiBAN MURDER. The Castlemaine Circuit was opened on Tues day, 9th inst. (byhisHonor Chief Justico Stawell, when William Henry Terry, otherwise known as Hopldn§, Wiljiqins; Mogith'S, M| G,ill nnd Mit chell, wus/rirririgiipd qnthe phorge of murdjBir mg'PetCTliet^S^at ^lie'Spliiian, in July, lS*g2. The ' prisori'e/'p^e^dptf'Nqt^uilty; ;''.'''?;'?* ; ': -' ''. Mr(S.'P;Seec|i'c]ofi3jidedl'nm byMr Memffe|4i who' Hyas apppinteii by the- Crown to conduct //the i ? dpfpnue'. ? '\Mr Smytbe,' who pro secuted' for tlip Crowii, opened the case', anjj gave aii outline jpf the evidence as it has'aii'ejtfjy been pnbijslie'd^ 'He/ sjtiji'ed 'j,jiat Professor 'Hi}}} for.l, since/ the prelii^inary examjnalion.'h'ad made an' |iicisiqn in the libne, by 'yjiiish lie was enableji'tq'saytiial'it was:tlip skull 'p'f'a'Euro peanj'ahyiiot of ran ubbrigiijnl 'native./ -.. T. B.'ituntzi a'surVeyplVwas cal|ed,and de posed to tho making -of a' pjim' produced. -3r6ss-. examined by Mr' jjeech* :' '? 'iph/p p'...

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REV. A. M. HENDERSON—[FROM A PHOTOGRAPH BY BATOHELDER]—SEE PAGE 6. REV. A. M. HENDERSON, PASTOR OF THE COLLINS-STREET CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, AND PRESIDENT OF THE THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE, MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

REV. A. M. HENDERSON — [from a photograph by batoheldeb] — see page 6; ... REV. A. M. HENDERSON, PASTOR OF THE COLLINS-STHEET CONGKEGATIONAIj ':?' Cllimcn, AND PllEBIDENT OP THE THEOLOGICAL OOMJROE, MEIiBOUR}!U; ' ; . ?-. , Mr Henderson is descended from parents who represented— the one, a,. Huguenot, the . other,1 a covenanting family. ?' He was born in Ireland towards' the end of the year 1820, and passed his boyhood at An^etell-grove, in the county of Monaghan. After preparatory studies ' -fit. the, Mouaghau Grammar School, ho entered Trinity College, Dublin ; his purpose fit' that period of his lila being to qualify himself for the ministry iri this Established Church: Talcing into cpiisideration' his' surpassing intellectual vigor, his diligence and success as a student, an'd the fact^- zhoreover, that a Bishop of the 'Irish Establishment was a near relative, it is evident that he-stood a pretty .fair chance of prefer ment. - Contact, however, with a fervent Wes leyan preacher ...

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THE YOUNG [?] RIDER—A SKETCH FROM LIFE THE YOUNG STOCKRIDER, [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

X :; K v ' l ;: (i ?' * °f *H I JJK »~ A BJCKTOB V HOW h I V VI - »w m* 6, THE YOUNG ST0GKRIDER, Whose portrait, taken from life, is on our first page, is a representative of a -very numerous class, who one and all aspire to be one day constituent elements of the pastoral aristocracy of the country. Young, sinewy and active, free from care, and heartily in love with his profession, from morning to night the delight of such, a youngster is to be in the saddle, mustering, catting oat or driving tha cattle of the squatter whom he may own as parent, patron or master. In all grades of our colonial youth aspirants for this employment are numerous. The sons of squatters, or their confidential managers and stockmen, may be considered in a manner born to it; but its fascinations draw many also from the towns, and not a few- have come from the home country to matriculate in this free and easy seminary. Their prospects, of course, depend mainly upon their aptitude for the management of herds a...

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THE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

THE MONTH. * ? ** — — The May mails from Europe and the East have arrived with unprecedented punctuality. The branch mail steamer arrived off G-lenelg at eleven o.m. 9th inst., hut the R.M.S. Bombay herself was off Cape Otway at threep.m., arrived at 'he Heads at nine p.m., and dropped anchor in the Bay at about one a.m. on the .10th inst. The Bombay, Captain Burne, left Galle on the 19th of June, and arrived at King George's Sound at half-past two p.m. on the 4th inst. three days before her time, and she was on the point of leaving when the Bangitira arrived. Commander Gosse, naval agent; purser, A. Bailey. There is a very notable . contrast between all this and the foimei management of tlio P. and O. Company. - The P., N Z nud A R SI Cunipnm's steam ship lliugitoto, -\\ilh tlic mails, peiiodicals, 1S-0 fiom- England alul Atnenca m-i Panama, ai uiei in llobsou'b Cay, &n tlio 30th xilt , at ton a.m. Now tlint paity sjiiut bns well nigh worn itsolf out, honoinble mcmbeis ]ii ...

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OPENING OF PARLIAMENT, NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

OPENING OF PABLIAMENT, NEW ^ SOUTH. WALE'S. His J/xcellonoy tho Governor attended nt the Goancil. Chamber at noon, 2nd inst., to open Piiriiatnerit.: The Chamber, was litorally crowded with visitors, amongst whom there was . a fail1 sprinkling of ladies, n^aking altogether a most brilliant scene After the. members of the Assembly had been ? summoned his Excellency delivered the vice regal speech. It alludes to the training ship, the Vernon, which was inaugurated a few weeks ago, and hopes that it willfully answer tho purposes for which., it was fitted up. It an nounces that in -all probability a female and children's reformatory will shortly be estab lished under Government control. It refers to . the higlily satisfactory termination of the Con ferences on the subjects of the borders duties question, as between Victoria and New South Wales, and of the postnl question ns affecting mail communication between Europe, America and thoEast and the entire Australasian colonies. . Thospeech...

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EUGENE VON GUERARD [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

EUGENE VON GUERARD \yas born in Vieana,; where his father,, who was descended ,frorii nn old Lorraino- fdmilyAwits court painter.' 'At a very oarly age, Eugene^1 .. evincing a strong predilection for art, went with his father, to Italy, jwliero he studied the old masters in Veriice,: Milan,' Florence and Komo, -? and made rapid progress in art. '.. In 1832, lie proceeded, to' Naples, where he remained f or . six 'years, 'actively -engaged; in depicting'. *M& lovely soeriery of the . Two Sicilies.: Returning to ' Germany, .. lie established hiirisolf at Dusseldorf, ; being attracted, there partly 'because it '- was .his father's native town,., and partly by the high reputation of its Royal -Academy, of :, Art. , .While' at Dussel dorf he made various excursions .into: Belgium, Holland, and the German Princi-. palities, for artistic purposes. In li852 he'emi grated to Australia in order to find here an un explored field of study. Daring the last twelve 'years, he has visited t...

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