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MISCELLANEOUS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, October 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
MISCELLANEOUS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, October 4. The manager of the Working Miners' Com pany, Homebush, has received a cablegram from Mr. T. H. Thompson, who went to liondon to float the Working Miners' Com pany, to the effect that the venture has been successfully placed. A verdict of accidental death was returned at an inquest held to-day on the body of Margaret Hayes, an elderly woman, who was knocked down by a cab in Queen-street and died from the injuries sustained. 'Some curious proceedings were ventilated in the County Court to-day befoie Judge Chomley in cross actions, David Crichton . against Sarah Allen for £15 on an I.O.U., and Allen against Crichton for £20 for money paid -o him under pressure. Criehton admitted that Allen had performed an improper opera tion on hii wife, which necessitated an opera tion by doctors. He had paid £35, aud demanded the money back. She had returned £20 'and had given an I.O.U. for the balance. Allen said Mrs. Crichton came to her,, but she did...
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. Brisbane, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT. Brisbane. October 9. In .the Legislative Assembly to-day Mr. ? Fhilp. tabled the plans of the proposed railway lines rr^Nbrth Ipswich to Tivqli, at a cost of £l2,00ff; Bullimba branch, at £18,000 ; exten sion of |hb Miriam to Cattle Creek, at £5,640 ; Mareeba to Atherton, at £70,000; Croydon towards Georgetown, at £Ki7,O0O.
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Melbourne, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. Melbourne, October 9. In' the Assembly this afternoon, on the motion to adopt the report on the Tariff Bill, Mr. Thoin eon moved to reinsert a reduction of the woollen duty to 25 per cent, after January 1, 1897. A long debate followed in which the arguments for and against were repeated at great length. The debate was proceeding when the time for Goverment business lapsed. Mr. Cook moved the second reading of the Non-compulsory Vaccination Bill, and cited medical and other testimony at great length in favor of a cbanpre from the present law. He had not finished his .speech when the House rose at a quarter to 11 o'clock.
CAN ALLY STATION POISONING CASES. Sydney. October 8. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
CANALLY STATION POISONING ? '?'? CASES. Svdnev. October 8. - The trial of James Brown of poisoning Alexander Lawrence at Canally station on September 4 was concluded at the Deniliquiu Circuit Court this morning. His Honor summed up' strongly against the prisoner. !Ebe jury, after half an hour's consultation, re turned a verdict of not- guilty. Alter a lapse of two hours Sir William Windeyer had Brown brought before him and ordered him to be.tned at Darlinghurst on November 18 on ?nother charge of poisoning one of the other men at the Bame station on the same date. The case caused considerable excitement.
SUSPICIOUS DEATH IN MELBOURNE. Melbourne. October 8. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
SUSPICIOUS DEATH IN MEL BOURNE. 1 ? ? . ? Melbourne. October 8. ; The detectives are enquiring into the cir ttamstanccB surrounding the death of Km ma lEsther Williamson, aged 29, who died at noon to-day. About three Weeks ago the deceased ^arrived from Berrigan, New South 'Wales, .where Ehe residud with her husband and : three children. She consulted a herbalist in 'this city and was afterwards taken ill. A week .ago she took up her residence at an. hotel in the city and became so bad that Drs. Femvick And O Sullivan were called in. It was found that she was suffering from blood poisoning. The woman's dying depositions were taken yesterday. Dr. Brett will hold a post-mortem examination and an inquest will be held.
BAROSSA AND [?]ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
BAROSSA Am^jlplpSOCIATION. Kuriootva v. Anga^te-^i^ton, 94 ; C. Korten 42, W. Friend 10- ^jinSjto& four for 130; P. Waraecke 78 n.o., E. «'.Brom Bowling— Angas- ton, Hiohardson tw-fefM^*lfphinncr one for 3 ; Kuriootpa, E. O'Bri^pvg^^SO, W. Hatch three for 10. ifiUttB&&- Kapunda v. Qr&vmBBIBSxSiB&u., 150 ; J. Pellew S9, A. Moody 25, aJflppH,^. i. Foster IS, VT. Clare 15, J. GUI \% &£&&% five for S5; Sea l'lush 40 n.o., A. Ea»thaB^»Sxvling— Kapunda, A. Pellew one for 11, TeBiUJ^^Ilff 14, A. J. losterone for 10, W. Clare oti€-loi\8jri2Greenock, Sam Plush tfirec for C3, Tiiunii^jwie^r 21, Rauth four f or 25, Harubch one for 20-''.f^J^^^p; T-obethal v. Basket Range.— Lobethals, four for 241; W. Hutchings 104 n.o.v F. Green 45, A. Green 25, H. Stabcrnnck 25,' S. Moore 24 n.o. Basket Sacge. 47; W. BerdcMlV.^'Oranwell 15. Bowling for Lobethal— A. Green flve (or 20, H. Moore three for «S, J.tlark't.w-d for U/r * '' ? ? . ? . Cor...
BUTLER DIVORCE CASE. THE IMPRISONMENT OF JOHNSON. Sydney. October 8. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
BUTLER DIVORCE CASE. THE IMPRISONMENT, OF JOHNSON. Sydney. Octobers. After a careful study of the papers in con nection with the case of tho man Johnson, who was sentenced to a term of imprisonment for perjury after the trial of the Butler divorce case, the Minister of Justice has de cided that he cannot make any recommenda tion to the Lieutenant-Governor for the commutation of the . sentence. In this decision it is understood that tha ftiiniBter is unanimously supported pynis col leagues. Johuson^it will be recollected, gave evidence Against JButloiy. since convicted for conspiracy^ Jn^he Butler divorce cose, swear-' ing that ha' saw Butler .commit adultery with a woman unknown. Joijibon wsas indicted by his Honor Sir WTUiani-Windeyer for perjury. Mrs.- Butler, his sister, is now in the hospital, suffering irom nervous prostration through anxiety in connection with her'brdther's case.
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
JfotffibalL ? The annual meeting of the Narracoorte Football Club was held on Friday evening, October 4, when Mr., A. H. Peake presided over a large attendance. The secretary' (Mr; A. 'f'Gurining, jun.), presented the report and balance-sheet of the club for the past . season, which showed that the club had played 11 limlclies lost 2, drawn 3, and wouTi: The roll of member ship numbered -B, aiulthc receipts from members'-ub- epripuoue were- £13 7s., while the j^te revenue was £37 12s. The total rcceiplK of the club amounted to £ES 8s.. 3d. and the expenditure reached a like amount. The c'ub incurred a Ios3 of £5 15s. 3d. on the Wre of special trains durinjr the season. A gold rtiedali presented -by tl»e ex-president of the club (Mr. J. Henderson) for the best all-rouud player, was awarded to H. Jens,-and the medal was presented to the winner at the meeting-.
FALL OVER A CLIFF. Melbourne, October 6. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
?MAMlFALL OVER A CLIFF. Melbourne. October G. ? '-' WUliain -Pride, a saddler, of Geelong, who w^a member of the Chamber of Commerce XM offierjJubliebodieB, was killed by falling ^erajpOf at Spring Creek on Sunday morn ing. He had a house' there, and was staving »t the\preok with his wife It is supposed *bat he^'ent for a stroll, for he was seen by a fciend who belonged to Germantown, who called to him from the .top of the cull. A he next moment he was seen to slip over and fell 60 ft. Some weeks ago the deceased was seized with dizziness, and it is supposed that ho had another seizure on this occasion.
SNAKES IN SYDNEY. Sydney, October 7. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
SNAKES IN SYDNEY. Sydney, October 7. Snake bites are unfortunately not very rara in the country parts of this colony, but a' case in the heart of the city is distinctly uncommon. John Carr therefore achieved some ? fame to day by undergoing a bite from a email whip snake right in front of the Post-Office. He was carrying a round glass preserving jar with several small snakes, and opened it to show an ? acquaintance his treasures. A small whin snake at once shot out and bit Carr on the finger. Carr dropped his bottle and fled for medical assistance. It was found that he was nob likely to suffer any very serious consequences. ; Meanwhile the presence of several lively; venomous reptiles on the pavement in Martin- : place created some excitement. They were, however, soon pounded into pulp by the sticka i and umbrellas of the onlookers. '?. '.
RIFLE SHOOTING. C COMPANY (IST REGIMENT) RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
RIFLE SHOOTING. '. C COirPANY (1st REGIMENT) RIFLE CLUB ' Hie quarterly prize meeting of the above club was held on Saturday, October 5, at the Port ranges. The weather was very unfavorable for shooting, a strong l)B!ita.U wind blowing and the light very bad', so that the scoring was below the average. Captain Oooden, late lieutenant of the company, who takes great inte rest in his old company, fired v.ith them. Tin's was the third competition fbr a valuable trophy given by SirE. T. Smith for the highest scorer in four matches, the final match taking place in December. The con ditions were seven shots each at .500 and 600 yards, S.A.N.R.A. rules. The following were the principal scores : — Yards— 500. COO. Hdp. Tl. Co'.or-Scrgeant Holliday ..32 20 — 58 Corporal Hargreave . . . . 29 28 — C7 Sergeant Burford .. ..30 21 4 55 Captain Goodcn .. ? .. ..28 24 — 62 Corporal Uolliday .. ..SO 17 — 47 Lance-Corporal Thompson ..14 16 7 37 Private Smy the ? 13 12 8 33 The following are the highe...
BANK OP ENGLAND GOLD MINING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
BANK OF ENGLAND GOLD MINING COMPANY. _ An_ extraordinary meeting of shareholders in this company was held at the office of the secretary (Mr. A. Bristowe) on Friday morn ing to consider the propriety of empowering the directors to dispose of the company's pro perty.^ Mr. W. Finlayson, who presided, said the directors had received three offers for the purcliase of the property, but they had no power to Bell. One of these offers was of a tavorabie nature, and he moved — That, without prejudice to the gcucral powers con» ferrcd upon them by the company's articles of asso ciation or otherwise, the directors be and are hereby specially authorised to sell and dispose of all or any part of the company's assets, real and personal, ia such manner, tor such consideration, whether iu cosh. shares, or otherwise, and upon such terms and. con ditions in all respects as the directors shall think fit. The motion was seconded and carried.
Shooting. INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARY RIFLE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
§1X0011% INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARY RIFLE MATCH. „ The local firing in connection with the annual' In tercolonial Parliamentary Rifle Match took place at the Port Adelaide rifle ranges on Wednesday morn ing. The results were :— Yards— 300. 600. 800. Tl. Captain the Hon. J. Warren .. 27 30 22 79 The Hon. F. W. Holder ... 20 20 29 78 The Hou. A. R. Addison ..22 27 29 78 CapLthelion. J. V. O'Loghlin 26 28 21 75 Mr.E.L.Batchelor, M.P. ..26 28 21 75 L.hut J. K. Kelly, M.P. ..24 20 24 74 Major J. W. Casline, M.P. .. 26 22 24 72 Appended are the detailed scores :— 300 Yaiids. Captain the Hon. J. Warren . . 4 3 4 5 4 3 4-27 Hen. F. W. Holder ? 2 3 5 3 2 3 2—20 Hon. A. R. AddiEOii .. .. is 3 3 4 3 2 4— 22 Captain the HonVJ. V. O'Logblin 5 5 3 3 4 2 4—26 Mr. E. L. Batchelor, M.P ? 4 4 3 3 4 4 4—26 Lieutenant J. B. Kelly, 1LP. .. 4 4 3 3 3 8 4—24 Major J. W. Castine, M.P. .. 3 3 4 4 3 4 5—20 500 Yards. Captain the Hon. J. Warren . . 6 4 3 4 5 4 6—30 Hon. F. W. Holder ? 4 2 4 5 4 5 5—29 Hon. A...
GOLD MINING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
GOLD MINING IN SOUTH AUS TRALIA. There are signs of a revival of gold mining in this colony. During the past three months two large English companies have beea floated to work the Black Snake and Mount Totrena mines in the Blumberg district. Both these companies have a largo working capital of about £20,000 each, and with this amount they \vi\\ bo in a position to erect enmnfofcn machinery and appliances to thoroughly develop and test the value of the mines. A. syndicate is now being formed to secure the mineral rights 'on Mr. P. Hynes' Bastions at Blumberg, comprising about 1,100 acres of land. It is the attention of the purchasers to float off companies oh the London market. The properties have been inspected by Mr. H. Y. L. IBrown, the Government Geologist, and Mr. ,T. V. Parses, the Inspector of Mines, and their reports give substantial proof of the existence of gold-bearing ^reefs on these aec* tipns. -Some splendid specimen^ of alluvial gold obtained on the property can/be eee...
Aquatics. AN AQUATIC ATHLETE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
Jlquatica AN AQUATIC ATHLETE. champion swimmer of Australia, wi'l be a passenger from London by thft R.M.S. Austral. He was born at St. Kiida, is 29 years of Age, and weighed in condition while in America about 10 St., though he strips a much larger a-nd heavier looking man, having ' broad s.hfnilHi-rs av.ri a. d««iv full, .iiiri rnimrl nlipaf. He has been for over three years past a dental student at the Pennsylvania University, where he won the title of doctor close upon 12 months ago. Re lias represented his Alma Mater and the National Swimming Association, of Phila delphia in almost every championship that has taken place during his stay there, and, we be lieve, only suffered defeat once, and then when- esstu-inpr to win three or four of the premiership titles, at different distances, in one afternoon. Dn. A. T. KiurxEv,
BULLION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
BULLION RETURNS. Pioneer Tin Muting Co., October 7. — Out- put for September 3 tons 8 cwt., D cwt. seconds. VicrroniA Gold Mining Association, Pcto ber 7.— Crushed 2G0 tons for yield of 461 oz. gold. Ivanhoe, Kalgoorlie, W.A.— The manager telegrapliB the result of 12th orushing thus : — Crushed 99 tons for 110 oz. 12 dwts. Broken Hill Proprietary Co., October 10. — Smelted 6,341 tons ore, producing 571 tons bullion containing 133,575 oz. silver ; also by amalgamation and lixivia tion 1,078 tons ore, producing is tons bullion containing 17,282 o£, silver. Total tons treated 7,410, producing 574 tons bullion, containing 150,857 oz. silver.
REEDBEDS GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
REEDBEDS GUN CLUB. The October handicap pigeon match in connection with the Reedbeds Gun Olub was fired off on Satur day, October 5, at Fulham on the club grounds, lent for the purpose by Mr. J. C, Ford. The weather though cloudy and threatening kept fine throughout the afternoon, (here being a nice breeze to clear away the smoke, and consequently some splendid shooting was the result. The range of shooluig varied from 24 yards back to 37 yards, with seven birds for each competitor, and a cloee contest ended with J. W. Mellor (24 yards) and A. Noble (28 yards), ties for first, with seven birds each, hut finally the latter won by a bird. J. Noble (24 yards) an-:l George Noble (37 yards) tied for third place with six birds each, but the former after a short struggle took the third prize.
ANGIPENA TREASURE GOLD MINING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
ANGIPENA TREASURE GOLD MINING COMPANY. A meeting of persons who have agreed to become shareholders in this company was held at the Town Hall buildings on Friday morn ing. Mr. A. D. Haudyeide, M.P., presided over a good attendance. ? The memorandum and articles of association were agreed to, and the following gentlemen elected directors :— H0113. J. H. Howe, M.P., and A. E. AddUon, M.L.C., and Messrs. A. D. Handyside, M.P., V. L. Solomon, M.P., .and A. Poynton. Messrs. A. H. Grainger, M.P., and II. Sholl were elected auditors. ;:?