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INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. Melbourne, October 9, [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. Melbourne, October 9, Tho Court of Marine Enquiry to-day inves tigated a charge of misconduct agsinst'George Mclsaac, master of the steamer Despatch, on account of his alleged careless navigation of the vessel at the Gippsland Lakes entrance cm September 24, when the vessel struck the pier and had to lie beached. The court found the charge sustained in that he disregarded signals. Caution was administered and he was ordered to pay £7 costs. Melbourne, October 10. The Commissioner of Customs to-day in formed a deputation of operative cigarmakers that he did not intend to abolish the issue of £5 licenses, which the deputation urged induced holders to sweat themselves and undeise'l factory hands, but he stated that he intended to restrict the manufacture of cigars by licen sees to. a. certain number per week, and to cancel licenses if sweating were proved. Sydney, October 10. At Moree to-day Mary Evans, a domestic servant, was imprisoned for a day on a charge of att...
PURCHASE BY AN AMERICAN SYNDICATE. BROWN HILL NORTH LEASES. Kalgoorlie, October 10, 8a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
PURCHASE BY AN AMERICAN SYNDICATE. BROWN HILL NORTH LEASES. Kalgoorlie, October 10, 3 a.m. Mr. W. F. Stock has, on behalf an American syndicate, Required an interest in a very valuable lease adjoining the Mount Margaret and I.O.U., the latter having changed hands at a high figure. The disastrous fire at Coolgardie was the theme of conversation yesterday, and a local fire brigade is to be started forthwith. The Brown Hill North leases are likely to be placed before the public shortly. At the lowest levels in these leases good gold is being obtained. While sinking a water shaft near Hannan's Lake a fine lode formation was struck. Good gold assay results have been obtained.
THE FEDERATION LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
THE FEDERATION LEAGUE. The good work done by this league has gone beyond the colonies, and reached New Zealand^ At the meeting of the executive committee, held in the Mayor's Parlor on Friday week, Mr. W. J. Sowden being in the chair, a communication was received from the secretary of the Imperial Federation League in Auckland, asking to be supplied with information concerning the leacue, and especially with a report of the r^ent inaugural meeting. The lion, secretary reported that be had complied with the request, also with similar ones from various parts of the province. The Bub-committee reported that arrange ments had bsen made, at the request of the residents of Angaston and the adjacent dis tricts, to hold a public meeting iu the Angaston Institute on Friday, October 18. The speakers on that occasion will be the president (Mr. J. H. Symon, Q.C.), Mr. J. Hague, M.P., and Mr. E. Pariss Nesbit, Q.C. A number of resolutions from the W.C.T.U. were submitted, but consideration of th...
THE INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR TEE BLIND. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
THE^ INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOB TEE BLIND. There is no charitable institution in the colony more popular or deserving than the Industrial School for the Blind. It was pro moted by a few philanthropic citizens whose attention had long been devoted to the work of comforting the sick and afflicted, and whose sympathy with the blind had been fully recog nised. Propsmall beginnings the institution lias ucvnupcu ill Ui lew ymxLa. iu\aj ei- uiusb c^iasildivg establishment for the education of the blind members of society in the arts and 'professions of everyday life. They are there to-night to read and write, to play_ the piano as well as other instruments, to sing, and to do many other things for their entertainment in leisure hours, while during the day time they are in structed in several branches of trade, such as brush, mat, chair, and basket making. About 18 months ago the premises in Brougham place were considerably enlarged to accommo date the increasing number of scholars, and again it...
TRAIN ACCIDENT NEAR QUORN. THREE HORSES KILLED. Quorn, October 8. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
TEAIN ACCIDENT NEAR QUOBN. THREE HORSES KILLED. Quorn, October 8. The train from Adelaide to-night ran into a waggon and six horses at the level crossing outside the town on the south line. The train was Boon stopped. Two horses got entangled in the cowcatcher and were killed. Another horse was found dead on the side of the line, and the waggon was smashed. There was no one with, the team, as the owner was having teawLen the horses got away. It was neces sary to obtain a fresh engine to take the train to Port Augusta. The number of births and deaths registered in the General Register Office during the ? week ended on Saturday, September 28, j/retei — Births, 107 males and 122 females: deathB, 40 males and 39 females; total of , 229' births, 79 deaths. Excess of 150 births. . 'The figures for the district of Adelaide were : — BirtbB, 19 males and 28 females; deaths, 9 males, 9 females; total of 47 births, JL8 deaths, ^ Excess pf births, 2&
SCHOOL OF MINES AND INDUSTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
SCHOOL OF MINES AND IXDUSTMIES. A meeting of the Council of the School of Urines and Industries was held at the institu tion on Monday afternoon, when there were present Mr. J. Laugdon Bonython (Presi dent), Professors Bragg and Tate, and Messrs. T. Scherk, M.P., A. Adamsou, L. GrayBon, and B. £.. Eoyers, and the Deputv-Reeisfcrar (Mt T. Foraaith). ' The finance committee reported having uraivu uuprvak uixiera lor a.jj. aa. to. since sne last meeting. Balance to credit at Treasury on October 7 £311 lGs. lid. The Acting-Registrar'ts report stated that there was a considerable increase in the book binding class, and Mr. Webb wrote asking that this class might be divided to enable him to give proper instruction and prevent over crowding in the room. As several of the students wished to join other classes meeting on Wednesday evening he thought this would .;, be an advantage all round. There was also a much larger number enrolled for the chemistry and assaying classes. The lobby at the ...
MINING AND GOVERNMENT BONDS. LONDON. October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
MIKING AKD GOVERNMENT BONDS. London. October 10. A slight panic on the London Stock Ex change in respect to colonial securities, con sequent upon the collapse in mining shares, frightened many persons who intended to put in offers for the New South Wales 3 per cent, loan, but who withdrew at the last moment. Otherwise the tendering would have been much heavier and a better price would have been obtained.
THE ARMENIAN RISING. FURTHER OUTRAGES. THE SULTAN DEFLANT. LONDON. October 5. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
THE ARMENIAN RISING. FURTHER OUTRAGES. THE SULTAN DEFIANT. London. October 5. An attempt by the Sof tats ^Turkish students to renew the rising in Constantinople has been mercilessly euppressed. The- troops, 'who have been continuously under arms, 'fired upon the rioters, killing many. The Sultan, in deference to popular feeling, has dismissed many of his Armeniancniployes. late outbreak and the inability -or disincliiia tion of the police to control it will seriously embarrass;, the,., relations between Turkey and the Powers. The various ambassadors have joined in a demand for the protection of foreigners against further outrages, the restoration of order, -and the punishment of the police, whom there is reason to believe The Sultan of Turkey is greatly alarmed and the Turkish quarters are closely watched at night to prevent the exit of possible dis turbers. The Sof tas are accused of the worst excesses and there is a growing belief that their proceedings were concurred iu by the au...
A BRILLIANT ACTION. JUBILANT FRENCHMEN. LONDON, October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
A BRILLIANT ACTION. JUBILANT FRENCHMEN. London, October 10. A brilliant action preceded the capture by the French troops of Antananarivo, the capita] of Madagascar, on Monday, September 30, and conditions of peace were arranged with the Queen on the following Tuesday, subject to ratification by the French Government. General Metzinger has been appointed Governor of the capital. M. Felix Faure, the President of tho French Republic, has cabled a message of thanks on behalf of the nation to the officers and soldiers connected with the expedition, and has intimated that a medal will lie struck to commemorate the event.
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. LONDON. October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. London. October 10. The managers of the shipping syndicate recently formed in Manchester for the purpose of opening up direct communication ?? with Australia and securing a share in the colonial produce trade with London have applied to the Victorian Government aslcing them, in view of the proposed reduction of 20 per cent, to be made in the freight between Jttngland and Australia, to guarantee halt the possible loss which may be incurred by the syndicate during the experimental stages of the trade. A reply has been received from the Hon. G. Turner, Premier and Colonial Treasurer o Victoria, in which he regrets his inability to comply with the request. The Victofciau Government have also declined to entertain the proposal that they should accept the offer of the Manchester syndicate for a three-years' steamship service in connec tion with the direct carriage of Australian produce. The Government have announced their willingness to enter into a compact for two yea...
CESAREWITCH STAKES. LONDON, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
GESAREWITCH STAKES. , London, October 9. Tee race for the Ce&arewitch Stakes was run f or at the Kewmarket Second October meeting to-day. The dietancB is two miles two fur longs' and 35 yards, and the result was as follows:— Br f Rockdove, by Gallinule— Sleeping Beauty ? 1 Oh c Bard of Avon, by Exile II.— Avon- Tvicjc ? .... ... ? 2 Oh o Count Schomberg, by Aughrim — Clonarvarn ... „. ... ... ... 3
TROUBLES IN TURKEY. LONDON, October 9. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
TR0UBLH1S %t TOMli?; ? London, October 9. Many Armenians Are and to have been killed during conflicts with the Turkish soldiery and police. ? ;... .'.'./?: ;^: *.TV*;'' ?; Thepnucipal Armenian churches in Con stantinople are. closed, and the refugees who bad sought shelter in them have been dis armed and released. ? The police are attempting to Btarve out the refugees in the other churches and thus to compel them to surrender. ? Many of the rioters who have been wounded during the re cent disorders have been denied both rations and the assistance of doctors, by direction of the Turkish authorities. .
LONDON MINING MARKET. LONDON. October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
LONDON MINING MARKET. Londos. October 10. The mining market in London has suffered a relapse, and prices of West Australian and African gold mining shares show a general decline. The fall in prices commenced in connection with the African gold mines, the weakening of the market being attributed to over speculation in Paris. All African shares declined con-' fiiderablv. owiner 'to the holders flooding the market in their haste to realise. A better feeling noVprevails, and the market is slightly rallying. In sympathy with the African stocks, shares in the West Australian mines suffered a general decline, but in a considerably lesa degree. ? ? ..
WOOL SALES. LONDON, October 9, 7.40 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
WOOL SALES. u — London, October 9, 7.40 p.m. Only a poor selection of wool was available to-day and prices are slightly weaker. London, October 10. The following prices were realised at the continuation of the fifth series of wool sales held in London yesterday :— Weldshills, T&L; Conagh, r^T^d;; Doubleheart scoured, 15|d.; Wallangra, 9gd.; Gillays, 93d.; and Balmain, 8gd. London, October 10, 7.35 p.m. At the wool sales to-day there was only a poor selection offered. Good scoureds and faulties are weaker. Greasies are firm.