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HOBART, WITH. MOUNT WELLINGTON IN DISTANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

HOBAET, WITH. MO.UNT WELliiN.GTpJJ ;IN : PIST^iNC^- , v :.

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE NEW RAILWAY OFFICES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

THE fNEW RAILWAY OFFICES, y , -(For.imany yoars past tho - need ot, bettor,, accommodation for the largo staff .employed' in' tho administration of the Vlotoriah railwayVhas' boon patont. This and the fnot that '; tho ground' upon which tho present offices stand is wanted for ntation ex ton ai on purposes led to the erection of tho building under notice. The sito is the wostern side of Spenoor street, at its inter sootion by Flinders-street, the frontage to the first named street being 430 feet, with, two wings of 150 feet each, facing north and south. The building is constructed of brick and stucco, four stories high, the principal en trances being of Stawoll stono, and contains 137 rooms, exclusive of lavatoriou, strong and store rooms. The basement is 13 foot high, tho ground floor 20 foot, and tho first and sooond floors 18 feet. Tho 'latter' nfo reached by hand-1' some staircases of- bluostono,- -or— by- elevators, . of which there are four, two for passongOM and two for freigh...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

WWWM Tho Christmas pantomime, Aladdin-, was with drawn from the boards at tho Theatre Royal on the 20th February, after a most' successful sea son. It was succeeded -by The -Middleman, which served to introduce to - Melbourne audi ences the well known English actor,- Mr. Chas. Cartwright, and Miss Olga Nethorsolo. ' Tho piooo, which is tho work of Mr. H. ; A. Jones, author of The Silver King, was oonsidorod tho London clramatio success of last yearl Its: con' struotion is faultless, and tho stylo good] but tho plot is' somewhat' abstruse, and has to be closoly followed. Tho now peoplo have mado a good impression, and as their support is - good, and tho play well ?mounted, a prosperous run scorns assured. At the Bijou Dr. Bill has been played to good attendances throughout the montli. Dr. Bill U a farcical comedy adapted from the French, and it is scarcely necessary to say more than that it is of the samo class as Tho Balloon and Turned Up to explain its success. Miss Myra Kemble, wh...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE FEDERATION CONVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

THE FEDERATION' CONVENTION. , Tho Federation Convention is an enlargement of the movement whioh first took practical shape, in -tho Federal Council inaugurated in 1885, when tho Hniiso'of- Commons passed' an Act to constitute a Federal Council of Australia, em- '' powered to deal with matters of ; common into-'!., rest, requiring unitodaction. There have been -throb sessions of tho Federal Counoil, each hold at Hobart.rlnifc its labors wore largely reduced to a nullity by the persistent refusals oi New South Walos and Now Zealand to take part in the proceedings. ,. At the end of 1889, tho ?Premier of -Now South Wales mooted a more ambitions schome ?? of a Federal Union. The. various Colonial: Governments woro communi cated with the result being that aOonforonco was arrangod'aml hold its first meeting in Melbourne in February,; 1890. It was then' agroed that tho best interests of tho colonies would be pro moted by an early union under tho Crown, arid., that .'tho progress -of Austral...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

The characteristic features of the weather (luring tho past month have beon tho continuous drought, and tho sudden, as well as violent, .changes. of .temperature. Tho thermometer has i' boon' generally low, but on moro than one occas f- inni it has risen to nearly 100 .degrees. Bush , fires havo- beon numerous and most, disastrous, ' especially in tho northern and wostom distriots ; , hundreds of thousands of acres of grass and ' bush havo been- dovastated, many miles of fane i ing, bosides numerous outbuildings and several - dwellings. as well. Many farmers havo, lout, f- their crops and .everything else thcyt possessed, i whilo on stations tho destruction;, of .sheep and; other stock has boon appalling. A* fire which ', originated in tho Stiathvean Estato, near Us-' moro, in tho Western distriot, burnt no loss than 100,000 acros of grass before its progross was checked, whilst tho. loss of shoop was enormous. The areas destroyed on tho sovoral'stations over which the fire passed a...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRA LIAN NEWS., ;'; (Published on the 1st of Every Month). ''? Contains, in addition to a well written Summary of the Month \. a. Full. Account .of. the.Events through out the Colonies ; also a Selection of High Class Engravings, Illustrative of Colonial Scenery, Current Bvent«,'ifcc.,&c. It lias a first class sale in Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand, besides being well distributed chrough out Europe, America and the Bast. . . , The Best Artists and. Engravers in /Australia are engaaed on'-Thelllustr.ited Australian News. Su|idCJRII-TION (including, postage), 8a. PEK vsnaw.iti? a ? x BATJiS for ADVBBTISEMENTS :— 10s. per INCH (single column). / '- SPECIAL LONDON OFFICE:a«) Fleetest, E.C. , I : FOREIGN AGE-NTS^ ? ' ~ ?? LONIJON.' -.. GEO. STREET and Co., 30 Cornhill, E.C. ?P. ALGAIt, 11, 12 Clement's-lane, Lombard-at. BATES; HENDY and C ? 37Ayalbrook, B.C. GORDON and QOTCH,' St. BHuo-st., E.C. CLARKE, SON and PLATT, 85 Qracechurch-st. F. H. PHILtlPS, 13...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SPORTING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

The autumn mooting of tho Victoria Amateur Turf Club was woll attended on 21m t Feb., not' withstanding tlio disagreeable character of. tho weather, the dust causing general discomfort. His, Excellency tho Governor arrived on tho course in 'time to witness tho first' race. Tho sport throughout the afternoon was of a high order, the finish for the Steopleohaso in partiou lar exciting unbounded enthusiasm. Ayah, by Robinson Crusoe— Blonde, won tho Criterion Stakes easily, followed by Bengal (bred by the late Mr. James White) aud tho lavorito, Cooya, and in the Hurdlo liaco Sam was hopelessly ohasod home by Solomon, Ormonde and seven others. Tho Oakloigh Handicap, which was the prinoipal race of tho day, was contested by 34 starters, Lord Hopotoun boing a xiioiiouncod favorite, but, gottiug badly away, lie was never near tho front, and a good raco rosulted in tho victbryof Mr. Sayer'sfilly, Wild Rose, a3-year-old sister . to Churchill, ridden by tho Caulfiold jockey, Flood, who through...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

NEW ZEALAND. The Dunoilin Exhibition balanoe sheet shows 15s. in the pound to be returned to share- . holders. ' ' - , The Chatham Island native's continue strenu ously to resist tlio dog tax. On 8th January two natives who refused to pay wore summoned to court, whou th.e whole tjribo came, saying that if the offioials took one they must take all. The officials were unable to do anything, and the nativeo, after dancing a haka, wont home. Heavy rains have fallen- on the North Island, and there have boon floods at Wellington. A landslip has stopped the traffic on tbo Napior railway. .??'.-. Tlio Government intend borrowing a small loan from the insurance ? and savings banks, on the soourity of land, to open up blooks for pcttlomont. ' 'I A'yoitng man 'named 'William ''Quill, a mem- ' _ ber of a_ survey party at Milf qru JjSpniid, _liaa_ been missing'sirico 10th 'January, and is sup-'' posed to havo perished in tlio bush. At Rotorua, on 16th Fob., 18 shocks of earth quake were felt in ...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. NEW SOUTH 'WALES. Sinco the reduced postal rates with the United Kingdom wore introduced tho correspondence despatched shows an increase of 25 per cent. Tho tender of Korle andKerlo has-been accepted for the construction of the first sec tion of the Lismore and Tweed railway. The length of the section is 16 miles, and the esti mated cost is £140,590. The, Government, have ...decided. ...tp ? take possession of all ^unoccupied islands - in' Port Jaokson Harbor, and havo ,„ them declared public reserves, and planted with trees and flowers for pleasure grounds. The mayor, Alderman Daniell, and Alderman Bartlett, of Bourke, who were lately condemned at a public indignation meeting for participa tion in the flood relief funds, have resigned from the municipal council. The revenue of the colony for January ex ceoded that of January, 1890, by £75,938. Tho total amount to the credit of the Government in various banks in Sydney at present in £1,186,754, of which £875,000 ...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

TASMANIA. Tho consolidated revenue for January was £69,818,, as against £55,235 for the correspond ing month of last year. The court martial to inquire into and adjudi cate upon a'oliarge preferred against Lieutenant; Gerald Oliver, of H.M.S. Penguin, where by- he waa accused of having,, on tho , 15th January, committed an aot to tho, prejudice of good order and naval diB oipline, in forwarding to his commanding officer a letter dated the 14th day of ^January, 1891, containing frivolous and unfounded charges against the said commanding officer on board H.M.S. Penguin, resulted in Lieutenant Oliver boing ordered to forfeit nine months' seniority - and to be dismissed H. 'M.S. Penguin.

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BUSH FIRES IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

WBUSH_FIRES IN VIOTORIA. The spell of hot: weather last month was accompanied by the usual concomitant of btish' fires all ovor the country. The damage to property has boon very largo, and in some in stances there have been narrow escapes, from loss of life. ..I'-..'... '': A bush fire broke put on 13th Feb. at Kangaroo* Greek, and was not got under till the next* night. It destroyed about' 800 acres of young trees' in Elleamero and Axedalo Forest Exten sion.) 'JLhe fire, which: for two days seri ously endangered a number of farms on 'Axe and Sweeney's Greeks', was mas tered by. a ; large body , of farmers , burn ing fire tracks i to meet it. '?'?'?'-. - ' , At Barnedown scores of miles of fencing were burned down, and the engine house and, machinery at the Adelaide Yale pumping house wore destroyed. Several narrow escapes/ are reported in connection with these fires. At Ellesmore a farmer, anxious about his property, rode through the firo, and it is stated that he was nearly suffoc...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NATURAL TUNNEL, SNARES ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

NATURAL TUNNEL, SNARES ISLANDS. These islands which are, comparatively' speaking, unknown to tho general- public, are' situated in latitudo 48 deg. south by, longitude 166 deg. east ,to the south of NowJZealand. '' As' they lie right in tho fairway of vessels on the homeward voyage they are a source of continual danger. So much so that it has been decided to erect a lighthouse upon the largest of them. The coat of erection and maintenance will be borne by tho Governments of the different     colonies, the contributing shares being   reckoned on the basis of population.   Owing to the tempestuous weather ex-   perienced in these latitudes and to the   exposed position the tower is to be most solidly constructed. Tho light is to be of the revolving order, and will be the most brilliant obtainable from mineral oils. The keepers will truly spend a most lonely existence, the islands, or more correctly speaking,...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SUMMARY OF EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

Arrangements for the Federation Convention, which ought to bo a laud mark in Australian history, aro proceeding apace. The date lias ? boon ' definitely determined, .tlio delegates ap- . pointed, tlio place of meeting ckoson and the in vitations foi' the celebration .banquet havoboon issued. The outspoken expression -of opinion from the press, that the proceedings should bo open to the public, has not been without an .. educating inuuenco upon tlio minds of the Australian atatosmon who aro to moot in council to deliberate over au issue of such vital importance to the future of the country. The half conceived idea of seoresy has boon abari-. doncd, and preparations have been mado for ' securing an official as well as a journalistic ?,. report of tlio discussions. This conclusion has boon wisely come' to. ' Whatever arguments may bo advanced in favor of deliberation in private, thoy i-alo before tlio essential need of ? creating a strong' popular feeling in favor of a dufinito scheme....

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MISS NELLIE STEWART. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

                                                                                                                                                  &a...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 2 March 1891

SUMMARY OF NEWS. The steamer Merir lia- been built at Albury .for tho uso of the forest rangers at Moama.at a ' cost of over £3000. Anothor boat ia to bo 'con- - struoted. ?„ - .. ' ? ?;, The -Mount Morgan' Gold Mining Company has~declared a dividend of lOd. por share for ?January;' free 'of- dividend tax, tho amount of dividend being £+1,666 13s. 4d. ' ' A'sunkori vessel with'the masts; above water -'is roiioited wcBt £ north from Point : Onslow, Northern Queensland. The wrcok. is in; tho contra :botwobn tho two , Peroys, and is ap parontly in a dangerous position, for, vessels passing north or south. It is.sunpo!ied:that tho wreck is that of tho schooner Perseverance. 'At tho Trent -Browery, Lancefiold, ' a well is boihg-'--8unk near tho Deep Orcok, . and ut'a'1 depth of 30. feet a layer of a-» snbstanco .bearing: a close i roscmblanco to coal has beent discovered. .Tlibrsiibstanoo is ns black as ink, and though it will; nob burn, when -a match. ia applied to it, , .'.thore is rea...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
READY AND WAITING. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 April 1891

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SKETCHES ON THE NORTH-WEST COAST OF TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 April 1891

.1. Oirouiak Head. ,' ; j ! ?_, ?. 2.'thb1Lkvkn, ' - . ? ? ? ? 3.' FcnoW. ' ??--'? ? 4 emu bIy SKETOHUa ON THE NORTH-WEST COAST OF TASMANIA. .1. Oirouiak Head. ,' ; j ! ?_, ?. 2.'thb1Lkvkn, ' - . ? ? ? ? 3.' FcnoW. ' ??--'? ? 4 emu bIy SKETOHUa ON THE NORTH-WEST COAST OF TASMANIA.

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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POST AND TELEGRAPH OFFICES, CHRISTCHURCH. N.Z. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 April 1891

POST AND TELEGRAPH OFFICES, CHRISTCHURCH. N.Z.

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AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 April 1891

With the exception of a few partial showers, the weathor has been dry throughout the colony during the past month. Tho rain that fell in the last week in February sufficed to quench tho bush fires which had caused suoh enormous losses of stock, pastures, fonoing, &c. ; but, owing to the drought that has sinoe pre vailed, thore have been further outbreaks in various places, and though not so extensive as those that occurred during the pro vious month, much injury was done, some heavy losses having been sustained. With tho exception of a few hot days, the temperature has been low, and, owing to the continuous drought, the pas tures are almost completely dried up, and stook of all kinds are falling off in condition. An even worse effect is produced on the arable land whioli has become so hard as to be im penetrable, and farmers are unable to plough to their groat disadvantage, for, unless the land is ploughed early, so that the seed oan he sown in good time, heavy crops can. ra...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
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