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THE ALLEGED CHARGE OF COWARDICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

THE ALLEGED ^CHARGE 'OF ? COWARDICE . ? Tho charge of cowardice against the trooper Kbclie, who deserted Sub-Inspector O'Neill' and Sergeaiit Parry when the; Gundagai .mail was stuck up,. was instigated at the Yasa police court, on Tuesday, tho 29th November. Eoche's explanation of tho matter was' that he was ordered not to fii'o by_Mr Eose, a 'police inagistrate, who was a'pusseriger by the coach, and. that he did. not leave until Cf'Neill. had been taken prisoner . aud Parry shot.;' »This:'stntemenr. appears, to . be correct, for Mr Rose , deposed- us follows : — ' I told Roche on no account to tire from the 'box, or, we should all be killed. 1. recollect several times , , on the road telling '. him not to fire from the box. \ The driver told him if he at'teiupfed .to do so he would, .throw him over the. wheel.! Tie driver's name. is William, Geoghari. Roche had on blue clothes.! 'Had never seen hirii before!' Ciinuot say he knew I was a magistrate. At' ; the time I told him not t...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

'Death in the «Bush.— An inquest was held' at Warbiirton^on tho 2nd1 inst.) by Dr. Youl, bn'the body. of 'William Monk, who' was found dead in the busli',1 twelve miles from War burton, !o\\ the 2nd July last. George Speersej packer, deposed : Iknewthe deceased1. 'He worked with me. '' His age was forty years. His wifo is dead; but he had a son in Adelaide The deceased was formerly in the Adelaide police. He had some* money in a bank in. Melbourne, I think the Union. I think he had one hundred pounds. I know.tho boots produced. They were those worn by Monk .the last time I saw him. We were all going to Starvation, some in a boat, and the deceased t tar ted to go overland. We never saw him again alive. We searched the bush for days without success. Ho left the party on tho 24th February, 1861. He was in good health and quite sober. George Ardill, police trooper, deposed : I went, from information I received, to a spot on the new track from here to Starvation, about twelve miles from ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. MONDAY, 28TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

? LEGISLA.TIVE ASSEMBLY. Monday, 28th November. The first meeting of the fourth Parliament under ihe New Constitution tookpiace yesterday. Although considerable anxiety has been expressed' since, the' termination of the elections as to the constitution :bf ?the Assembly, but little was manifested inside the Itonse. Only about a dozen gentlemen,' who! take 4«j active part in political affairs,' were. assembled :at: ?..the: doors previous to the hour';of. meeting; ?.:v1he; Speaker's gallery ;was filled,' but. principally; vylth; ladies desirous' of witnessing the ceremony of (swear- ing in the members. At about, half -past eleven, ?o'clock the new members began to arrive. ; The : total number present, up to the 'time of.' their being summoned to attend in the Legislative Council, was Seventy-two— six ; only being ?* absent.' .As they ; ?tcniered the Chamber they took their , seats as ifnllows : — ? -.- ? ':?'?'??'..??'..:? ?:? ' ?'? '? -i -:?- .' .GOVERNMENT- SIDE. /'.S^v ? ^ iflfless...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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GIPPS LAND AND THE LAKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

;gipps(land1 Iand 'the. lakes. .^Figures are, sometimes tho greatest of fictions, and. facts thb most:'(delusiveof things. ,. This accounts. ?for'whatiB'thorouglv belief at i i Sale, --'i and matter of; oxperience'atBairnsdale, beinff'mere fancy, nousense,' and'^ moonshine at '_ Port Albert. : For years the Lake, .entrance has teen a subject of disputation be-, t woon north and south (3-rpps Landers. What the one, asserted the other denied ; and,' at Port Albert (S.G.) there is never anylossf or a subjeotf or controversy ?with' any ,'bf the inhabitants of .the upper district who!iriay be ^passingV'through the port, on, their .way lionie,j-:The;,beiief;of, the^Sale people , in: 'the en tcanceV! and in; 'their: portv appears , to be of recent datej with'uthe exception of . some few persons'whb Have always:'been' enthusiastic, in' the - matter. ' Itis not:(twelve, 'inpn^hs ago ']since.'an attempt was made to, organise a-; con^paiiytVVtp, navigate the.Iialces.and' import' goods: from. M...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, 29TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Tuesday, 29th November. ' Seldom, if over, has the Council Chamber been so closely packed with visitors as it was to-day, in anticipation of the ceremony of reading the speech by the Governoi-. An hour before the. time at which tue proceedings wero announced to com mence, all the galleries in the House wero crowded, the 'visitors consisting,' for tho greater part, of ladies, many of whom occupied the seats usually reserved for members, the latter using chairs in place of the accustomed benches. Lady .Darling and. Miss Darling arrived shortly after half-past one o'clock, and took seats on the right of tho President's chair. Every portion of the Chamber had now become densely crammed, and numbers of people, including ladies, wore ? compelled- to stand. , ? :, . At two o'clock the President took the chair; aud almost immediately afterwards the approach of his Excellency, the Governor was announced by the' Usher. ' ?:'-.-: . 'i ,-- His Excellency entered the Chamber...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SPEECH DAY OF THE CHURCH. OF ENGLAND GRAMMAR SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

SPEEQH-DAiri; OF- THE CHURCH- OJP ?j ENGLAND GRAMMARS-SCHOOL. The annual spepch-day of the Church; of: England Grammar School, St. Kilda road, was celebrated on theldthmst.,' when ti^e usual elocutionary display by ,thoi pupils : took'place, prizes haviric beon previously' distributed to the successful competitors by his Excel lency the Governor. . the attendance of pupils was very large, and, the body of the school-room was com pletely; filled by -visitors, many Jo£' whom . wore.ladios. The Bishop of i Melbourne presided; and seyerai{iriem-: Tjera of vthe'clergy were: also ;pi%sent. 7 His Exceilericy' th 6 0-o vembrtookjnis seat on Jtlie : left : of the chairman','/ Ladyi Darling. and Siiss.: Darling^ ^^ occupying ipiac.es 'in,; iv^iii'tii'^e^\^a^.-'y^K(f^i6ee4^i^!i ^^ip.S been ippesned ; vnth.^s.jiiging; and; ^ray'er^ ' ' : .' ;;.;''; ;? '?-? ' '[ The 'BislTop of Me'lijo'tjene rose f or the purpose of addressing the audience. He remarked that, this was the seventh occasion on whic...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

'''; ' *? -_ ' ^^[A-DVERTISEMBNT.] /l^; ' ::' '?'[ ??!''J -?' ,. . The TasK;,of Eloqubnoe.— tOub World' in' need of ' an 'iNTERPRETER.-^-Eloquence . has _ been1 finely de scribed by tbopoet Ennius as the'' inmbst'iriarrbw'of p6rsuasi6n-:''iit is Plauttts,!;,we£.tb4nk who.'sDeaks.'''of it as ;'.th^ bridal ^garment ? in which; Truth; is. brought hpme'to ,oiii;' senses'.',1; It is , indeed *ta noble , gift, and one ,* of., vast,, importance if or,; if Viightly directed, it may.be'made'^th'e'isplendid stimulus 'of; ^^ heroic; virtue^, the b'rowri'td' which; the patriot struggles^r-the: epitaph for which tho martyr :-dies.: .' ?'?'. ^ ' ' ?' /? ;;i 'Religion,' patriotism;; the 'defence of r -irindcerice,: .arid': the 'commemoration of- the -illustrious dead,' are. all: fit' subjects for the 'orator, '.'and all- have- won for. him,, tho echoing . 'sympathies , of ?;- an ; excited Audience.! ?;/?;., k .v'-i\: ?-?!:;. :,-;(;i''U\v .?,;'.,'.':'.-. i, -y.'.; » i ' ! ;s -But ;who can now give ...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
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THE SCOTCH COLLEGE. PRESENTATION OF PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

/THE {SCOTCH COLLEGE. rRESENtCATION OF PRIZES. . : : The speech* exhibition by 'the pupils atteridirigjthe Scotch C6Hegey';and'.tlie prosontdtipn of piizeVj:'iook? plffco ihSt.'Creprge's'Hall, on Tuesday evening, JThe houtradvfe'rtised for '-the commencement of I the pro-. ceedirigs ,:%as seven ?;o'olopls,^butISiong beforo;T.thot time~the . hall was full ';? and' 'of ;' 'tliipse ^who:*c'amer at the hoiir a few had tho greatest difficulty hifindirig standing space, while- rijany:-veere. unable to obtain ? admittance. ??- ^he: pupils;',w6ref accommoaatod.on.the platform, at, the end of;;tho^-tdy;; and^he'chairriian on a temporary platform 'orbctedvpri 'the Jwestisideof ?the Hall. His ) Eiceiiencj' j-th¥ f !:Governor;v arrived shortly after seven .o'clpck and was welcomed \vith loud1 , cheers, and, as.he'', took . tlie chair, -most of \the large assembly rose^and repeated their ?acclamations with the waving of .hais arid;'^ ^Imndkerchiefs. ;?;; ^Ori ^ the plat form' beside him wereLthe...

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A THEATRICAL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

A THEATRICAL CASE. Mr Barry Sullivan, the lessee of the Theatre Royal, was summoned to the district court on 2nd inst. by Mrs Alfred Phillips, for payment of the sum of £12 13s 4d, allesed to be due as salary for pro fessional services. The plaintiff, who stated she had been engaged^ under, a written agreement to play for £8 per week, with one half-benefit during the season, made hei' claim under tho following cir cumstances :— rOn the 14th November, a new'piece — the ' Ticket-of-Leave Man' — was about to be pro duced, and she was cast for the part of Mrs ,]Vil louglihy. She was, however, taken ill, and, at1 Mr Sullivan's .request, sent back the part which had been given her to study. She remained unwell until Friday, but, on Saturday, at about- twelve o'clock, she wrote a note to Mr Sullivan, informing him that she. was able to resume hor duties. On Monday, between three and four o'clock, a message came from Mr Sullivah, asking her if she would be able to play in the part of Mrs Wi...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
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THE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

THE MONTH. ; The K.M.S. Bombay, with the Ootober mails, arrived, in Hobson's Bay early on the morning of i the 11 tli instant, and the delivery of the mails, was; made -, with .the; usual punctuality. ?. In the -? absence of any exciting European intelligence, the articles contained . in tho British journals respecting the transportation question chiefly occupied . attention ; : and, the; altered tone assumed by some, of the .lead-: ing papers has excited , a hope; that our remon strances on; the subjeot will, before long, induce tho ! home Government to accede to our wishes, arid' ter- minate for' ever : the . System of transporting criminals to the scores of Western Australia, or any other of the Australian colonies. .The Victorian' t League, how- \ ever, is hot relaxing its efforts, and further petitions; to her Majesty, and' to both Houses of the Imperial \ Parliament,'ai'e Btill in course -. of signature.- ; '??,'?? ,i .Parliament -was opened; by commission on' the 28th Novembe...

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OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Monday, 28TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

cff is1kiWjxi*h6M' ^kWitfkUM&T;? '^E£KISL; ATIV-E .CbU&CILy ' .',',', , i f Monday, ? 28th f November. . ; , Tha, 'President took the chair at twelve ? o'clock. ; ? ? ? The' ' Cleric ;: having'1' read ' l&e' proclamation; con vening' the Parliament,^ ^''^ ''-,.,'' '';.,. '?.;'.'-'-.-~'''-'i'-''t.'. -'.'.'! ' ] THo ^sher , annonnbed the',ajjprpachCjof;'Sir;W; 3?- i Stawell and ? Sir. .Redmond- Barry,-, the * Commis sioners - appointed :by. his-Excellency to fopon Par liament.' ';''? .'?-. -!')';.1-.' -'???? .?'???t:. v--:'f''-;;. '??'.' i'-!- ?'?:.v-''-1- :'The Commissioners .'having taken their' 'seats ;on either, side, of the 'President'^ .{ cliair, the' members, of the . Legislative Assembly, -with the Sergeont-at-, Anns and Clerks, presented, themselves atithebar^ ? The: CHIEF JUSTICE then -rose and said :— Honorable gentlemen of the Legislative, Council and gentlemen .'of ^tho 'Legislative -Assembly,'— His Ex cellency the Governor, not thinking tit to' be...

Publication Title: Australian News For Home Readers, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

THEATRE ROYAL. ' The dramatic season at , this house, extending over, 600 mghtsy'v during which :every variety of theatricaLyentertainment has been presented with unvarying ' suecessi- -was ;. brought to a 'closo on Saturday, 10th insti, to make way for pantomime pre rparations;/ which- aro; to / bo . on a yery oxten sive ^s'cale. ?The opcasibh was //marked by the presence of his Eiceliencythe-Governor, with Lady and-- Miss* Darling and suite, and. the happily selected piece 'de resistance was ' Much jAdo About Nothing^- the' ever; fresh and exhilarating'domedy of Shakspeare. .''The ;'% polished -?: 'and' brilliant 'Benedick,^;, in - tho, ; hands of /- Mr Barry :/ Sulli- van, , and ./.the ! wit ':?' and; '-: grace :of0' . the recalcitrant .Beatrice, repfesented by Mrs./Eobert Heir, supported by a very good cast— though/the comedy was ourtailed/ of some of its fair pro portions ;tp ' shorten . the . entertainments^gudran teed an admirable ? performance,-in which expecta tion- was, no...

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INTERCOLONIAL RIFLE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

l^TE^ffOll0^£&fi(R%FLKAMAf^qmri HOBART TOWN V. JllEIiliOUKNE AMD NORTH :nrr ?(.'-. u'. ?r.jT^BFB-o:!:-!' -m.t-*..:v Ari interesting riilo match,, between tl^e 1st Hobarfc rTpwnrBifles. and; the Melbourne, and North, ,Mel- .bourne ^Rifie ;f Company/ (Captiulrving's), . has' : juit ?been' concluded; ' The- nutnbex''; of ;',compotitprs ' oh each (side was. fifteen, and^thp' conditions, of the'oori- . test were that seven. rounds should be .fired 'at* 200, 300 arid 400 ??'- yards f Hy the 'position;' f 'The- , Tas- rnanians fired off on their own 'ground,', on ^the 28th of ,Nbveriiber,V, .and; had, the ..advantage;, of .capital weath'or. ..Tho total score, however,- was only 709^ iio't'.a. large-'onej consiaerihg-tho, shprtness.bf tlie range's. ! jTheTfepreseritdtiyes'.of the Melbborrio and North, Melbourne Company performed theirpart.'df the contest at' the Foo^scray butts;' on' 3rd inst.1, arid. lost the match by thirty'/poirits;' Tub .weatheri.it inay: bo. remarked,,, was [un...

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MYSTERIOUS CASE OP POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

MYSTERIOUS CASE OF POISONING. '?' The city ?'coroner ield an adjourriediticiuest.'u'pbn,: 'the. body of , Mary Dplan,,: at Scott's Hotel,,, on O.thi inst. The deceased was an- elderly woman, living (in' ? a; Jrieh't-bf--\vay off - Little Collins street westi' :and; her deatu,/'which; ''occurred' on the 2ndirist;., 'was 1 attenaed . by sucli' [ peculiar. ^circumstances.' tliat the medical, gentleman- (wlao had seen. heriijbefore,, her; death suspected the. , influence ,. ;of ; poison, .arid,r.e ferreS^the infitter T to , tlie . coroner. ., .£. jury, was' empaunellecl rbii, Mondayf and. after .viewing; tlie.body, .and ascertaining a.few narticularSi f rpmrMrs Wrixon, ? one of., the daughter's [of. 5tiie deceased,', adjourned , the; in^airy to. affordi'iurie fox -!lie/aiialy,sis.of, the'stpradoli! .and ^{s ..conferits. j: X he Vlife. of 'thb'.dbceased being insured i.-iji tliej .^iiunce^/Oompw^j.yorj-^CS'OPi'.lVii'; 'SiuicUlaridSj.jspiiciiipr, ? appeared 'for',' the. jC.ojnpsjny, ;; ai...

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SHIPPING FOR THE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

SHIPPING FOR THE ^YTONTH. VESSELS ARRIVED.. SINCE THE DEPARTUR ': November 26;— Malta, barque, 537 '?tons, Edward i Corrigall, from Tome ; ? BPCullochj ? Seller and Coi, ' .agents. Mediator, sliip, 10G8 tona, Malcolm Macauloy, from London ;Do. Pass Brothers and Co., agents. ,. ' November 27.— -St. Louis, American ' snip, 938 tons, ,©vHi Bollard, from Boston ; Newell and ' Co:', agents. .Water Nymph, ship, 900 tons, from London ; Do Pass1 Brothers and Co., ogents. v; ?;..?:;-' .?i-.'- ,i, ._??'.. ''- Novembor 28.— Great Victoria; g., Black Ball Line, ?2000 tons ; Liout. Price, E.N., commander, from Liver .popl';' Bright Brothers; arid ?- Co., c agents. .Batavia, Hamburg barque, 373 tons, J. B. F. Grell,, from Ham burg; Ha'ege and Prell,' agents.' Saxbnia, s., 357' tons, J:Ci Blacker,' from Mauritius, via Bourbon; -E. and 'P. ;Turnbull; agents. Yorkshire, ship, 1100 tons, E. JRoynell^ from London, via: Plymouth;; W.. P. White and' Co.,' agents., Queen of 'Australia,, ship, Thames ' an...

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VITAL STATISTICS OF MELBOURNE AND THE SUBURBS. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

vital statistics/io^p melbourne^ 'an© the:-:subWrbs. - 7The Eegtstrar-GeHefdl's report' bnlthb'HHtal statis'tics of 'Menjouine'' and'the subiu-bsjior %ne;nionth1 of -O6'» tober last, appears in the Government- -Gazette.. Ihe number'/ of deaths 'tlurhi^' the -month was 194, being'107Jlmales arid 87 females';'' 80 were.of persons under,1 ami 114 of .persons; over five .years' bf age*.' 'The mortality; of October, ,1864; wns . ek'dc tljr^ equal' io that of tne' same mpritii, in ,1862, ' but ;was lower th'an'' 'the iibrtality iia October 1863 , 1861, o^. 1860. \, The , Kieaa temperature of October, -s18ji4, , -was slower. that jtiiat. in the corresponding; 'period: ;!6i J.any-Jjof ri/the four previous yearsi iiDeathB of males :aud ifemalee. ?were respectively in - the vproportionsrof-65 arid45'pBr cent, of the whole inbrtalityir'-i'prtyJofa'o'per:cent'.'bf the mortality was''of cnUdren;iundei'!iive\yeMS-'oiE' age, against 37 per cent.' in Octob'er;-iS63 ;'46!per*cen?.. in October, 1862 ...

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NEW, RUSH AT CROOKED RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

NEW, BUSH ATjCROOKED:, .BiyER. CiThe followingj has been; handed, to us, .ifrom; the Mihing:department,:fo'ri'publication ?.:-^-;:..-v L.'o -'----v (U' Crooked River|*- 24th November.;.- Sir,— B have the honor f tpjfurnisli' you witn the^ ^;fbllo wing' report of *a riewrusbl ..which 'has tail£en1'piace'';in -this' disi trict..) iThe, .diggings , are situate ; on! the left hand branoh'or miiinvsource 'of iihe Crooked Eiver,-abput eigh'tI'anilfls- to ' the -west of' 'the ?Harrietville - and Crooked l River ?'''rba'd'-,' ;: forty1 miles'^by' th6' 'course of the stream above Bull Town, but only twenty six miles above that township by a, new track which has been cut along the tops of the. ranges, thirty miles from Mount Pleasant. The prospectors — James M'Dermid, William Anderson, and William Benjamin Butters— have been nearly five weeks at work ? on . the river, and during that time report that they have, on an average, made about £1 per man a day. The river is turned oft into races, an...

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THE BOABAB TREE, NORTH AUSTRALIA—SEE PAGE 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

THRv.BOABAB- TPEE, NOETH AUSTEAIilA— ske paoe 7. THE rBQABAB TREE, NORTH AUSTRALIA. ? The tree, of which a'Topreseritation is offered-in this drawing, is brio of : the ' most remarkable pb jects'of , the vegetable empire to be4 met - with in' Northwest Aus tralia,, where it exteridsmtho, vicinity of the coast from '?'? Port Essington ; tb;*Cairiden Harbor. .: A short account of it appeared in ;Cagtaia (afterwards Admiral) P^ P., King's journal of his inter-tropical surveys, of Australia, m.Sir Georgo'Grey'fl \ , work on .hia;expedition, and in.' Captain Stoke's Volume; on the'suryeyjqf the Beagle in' AustraliaV- But it was; reserved' to; oribjiof the riatu- - r'alists of Mr' A. C. Gregory's expedition to elucidate, this singular plant ?'scientifically, and to prove that.it constitutes a second speoies of tho genus Adansonia, established toy Linncous 6n(tho Boab'ab, tree of tropical : Africa, the .?Adanapnia digitata. . V The .Australian; spe'^j oies, .which ?waainaraed. by^Dr ' Muel...

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NORTH GIPPS LAND GOLD FIEDDS. Donnelly's Creek, 1st December, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

NPRTHiGiPPs'liAND: 'GdLP-EIE*i)D^.,i; fFBOKi OCR i OWN CORRESPONDENT.) d ?Donnelly's Creek,' 1st December; 1864. ; It'bbhbves me herewith to chronicle a few of !the most striking events 'which1, 1'haye presented' l £hem-' selves .'on ,b^ ./norUi-'western; . mines, ..sjnee,, the despatch of my. letter.-of 12th nit. Beginning, with Stringer's;. Greek, : it is to beregrettbd that the mills ,here are all standing idle.'- The proprietors of No.r 7'Korth' Cohen's ;had 'a washing-up b'n Saturday last, their yield being 3 oz to the ton, which may be regarded as satisfactory. Tunnelling- along the line of reef progressses vigorously. The Happy- Go- Lucky prospecting claim stands high in public esti mation. The company possess a first-class ma chine, a tramway of faultless construction, and a thick and well-developed reef, which is likely to prove a lasting source of revenue to its owners. The copper mines on the Thompson are causing quite a sensation .amongst Gipps Land investors. Several le...

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FATAL BOAT ACCIDENT OFF DARLING POINT.—THREE LIVES LOST. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian News for Home Readers — 19 December 1864

FATAL BOAT ACCIDENT . OFF DARLING POINT.— THREE LIVES LOST. ' A very_ distressing boat accident happened on Monday night between Garden Island and Darling Point, by which throe persons— Mrs William Downes, her son William Stephen Downes, aged five years, and a man- whose Christian name was William— -were drowned. The particulars of this deplorable casualty are said to be these : — On Mon day morning William Downes, who is an oysterman carrying, on business, at 199 George street north, together with hia wife, their two children, the man namedWilliam^and a young woman named Cathe rine Tigh, left the Ciroular Quay between nine and ten o'clock, and went to' Bradley's Head. They went there partly to get a boat-load of wood, and partly to spend the day- on a pleasure excursion. Returning in the evening, they were between Dar ling Point and Garden Island, when the boat cap sized.- \ The boat was heavily laden with wood, and it is .supposed that this sad mishap was occasioned by one of the ...

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