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No title [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 29 November 1889
If the opinions of distinguished visi tors to our public institutions are of any account, here is ono of a rather pointed order. It is an entry made in tho Visitor's Book of the Palmerston Gaol by Mr. W. R. Cowan, Government Resident of Wyndham, W.A.:-"Nov. 25th.-I have this day visited the Gaol and fail to see how any person being in his right mind can pretend to find any cause of just complaint either in the building or the management in connec- tion with the establishment.-(Signed) W. R. COWAN, Government Resident, Wyndham." Two Chinese came down from Pine Creek on Tuesday last in custody of Mounted-Constable Hague. These men were brought up at the Police Court at Pine Creek on a charge of having stolen gold quartz in their possession. They had been employed at No. 10 South Union, but the .¡tone found on them was not sworn to by Mr. Mellor, though being of a character peculiar to No. 10. However, the brunt of thc evidence was against them, besides which they failed to satisfy the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 29 November 1889
Government Gazette. Sale of Pastoral Leases. NORTHERN TERRITORY. December 4, 1889. (Under clause G8 of the Northern Terri- tory Crown Lands Consolidation Act, 1882). Office of the Minister of Education, Adelaide, October 26th, 18S9. NOTICE is hereby given that leases for pastoral purposes of the undermentioned Crown lands, of wnich plans may he seen at thc office of the ¡áurvcyor-General, at Adelaide, will be offered for sale by public auction, at the Land Office, Adelaide, on Wednesday, December «Ith, 1889, at ll o'clock a.m., under the provisions of clause GS of thc Northern Territory Crown Lands Consoli- dation Act, 1882, and regulations dated January 28th, 1885. Term of lease-Twenty-five years from January 1st, 1890. Biddings to advance at thc rate of not less than 6d. each on the upset annual rent per square mile for the first seven years of thc term, the rent for the remaining eighteen years to bc 2s. Cd. per mile. First year's rent to bc paid at the fall of thc hammer, togeth...
DECEMBER 5TH. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
DECEMBER 5TH. George Henry King was charged with having on the 26th November obtained certain goods of the value of £1 1 ls 3d, the property of Thomas Nelson, under false pretences. The evidence in this action was a repetition of that given at the Police Court, which will be found elsewhere, but the case very nearly broke down in consequence of a flaw in the indictment, which, by leave of His Honor, was set right by means of an amendment. Prisoner was then found guilty, and sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment with hard labour.
English & Foreign. LONDON, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
English & Foreign. j LONDON, Dec. 4. W. E. Gladstone, in the course of a recent speech delivered at Man- chester, said he distrusted Lord Salisbury's foreign policy, and feared it would lead to England beiug placed in a critical situation. Re- ferring to Irish affairs, he expressed his confident conviction that the people of Ireland would shortly be endowed with the right of self government in spite of all the tac- tics of those who opposed the scheme. It was the grand policy of the future ; the feeling in its favour was glowing stronger day by day, and he would defy the most power- ful Government long to resist the iucreasiug weight of public opinion j in this particular case. He spoke afc length on the future policy of the ! party immediately under his own ¡ leadership, and said it included cheap allotments of land for the people, improved dwelling-houses, free education, the lessening of the ' periods of Parliamentary sessions, Home Eule for Scotland and Wales, and the re...
Legal Information. CIRCUIT COURT. (Before Judge Pater and Jury.) TUESDAY, DEC. 3. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
orina í ian. CIRCUIT COURT, (Before Judge Pater and Jury.) TUESDAY, DEC. 3. Mr. C. F. Ward, Clerk of Arraigns. Mr. R. D. Beresford, Crown Prose- cutor. Ah Fook was charged with larceny of amalgam from the Eureka gold mine. Mr. Symes for the defence. Prisoner pleaded guilty and was sen- tenced to six months' imprisonment with hard labour. fn this case testimony was given as to the excellent character borne by the prisoner in the Territory during a resi- dence of over ten years. Lee Yam was charged with unlaw I fully and maliciously wounding one i Yep Fat, in Cavenagh-street, Palmers I ton, on the evening of October 14 last. Mr. Symes for the defence. Prisoner pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two years' imprisonment with hard labour. This case, it will be remembered, arose out of a gambling dispute in the house of a fruitseller in Cavenagh-street named Tam Shoo. Prisoner asked Yep Fat for some money which he claimed to have won at previous sitting, and on the latter professing his ...
THE NICHOLL GOLDFIELD. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] NICHOLL, Oct. 16, 1889. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
THE NICHOLL GOLD- FIELD. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] NICHOLL,, Oct. 16, 1889. The Nicholl goldfield, the latest discovery in Western Australia, is situated about 12 miles vest of Roe- burne, and in sight of the beach. All, or nearly all, the miners from Nallygine, Pilburra, and Egina are collected hero, and those fields mentioned above are almost a thing of the past. Its dis- covery came about in this way. Some time ago a Chinaman picked up a nugget weighing 33oz., and the revela- tion of this find caused tremendous excitement among the Roebournites, and Government officials, clerks, and even children swarmed to the new El Dorado-it reminded one of the early gold digging days. The Chinese who made the discovery must have been a more than usually innocent kind of heathen. He came straight with his find to a brother celestial, employed as cook, in the service of the resident doctor at Roeburne. This individual communicated the discovery to his master. This gentleman immediately hast...
Victoria. Melbourne, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
Victoria. Melbourne, Dec. 4. The Earl and Countess Hopetoun were given a brilliant reception on their arrival at Melbourne, on Thursday last. A Government party boarded the steamer in the bay, and welcomed the Governor, who .transhipped, and accompanied them to Port Melbourne, where an immense concourse of people had assembled. A procession was then formed, and the party was driven through Port and South Melbourne to the Treasury, the streets all the way being fairly blocked with people. After being sworn in, his Excellency drove to Government House, a body of 3,000 troops lining the streets EX ROUTE. The papers in alluding to the ovation describe it as unique in Victorian history. H. E. Searle, the champion sculler, has suffered a relapse, aud still remains at the Williamstown Sanatorium. The Melbourne Trades' Hall Council has just cabled nearly £4,000 more to London for the relief of the dockers and their families. It is calculated that the population of Victoria at the end of Sep...
The North Australian. and Northern Territory Government Gazette. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1889. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
and Xortlierit Territory Government Gazette. Ï1UDÀY, DECEMBER. G, 1839. I Tho Circuit Court ended yesterday ! afternoon. j The rainfall for the week ended 9 a.m. December 5th was 2,300in. A farther sale of township allot- ments is advertised this week. For the week ended Nov. 30th the earnings of the Pine Creek Railway amounted to £614. The yield of gold at the Eureka gold mine for the last woek amounted to 108 ounces. An advertisement appears elsewhere making a first call of 3d. per share on all shares, from No. 1 to 200,000, in the Flora Bell Silver Mining Company. From Messi-s. Rundle Bros. we learn that the s.s. Franklin left Fremantle on November 28th, and is therefore ex- pected to arrive here on the 16th. j By noon yesterday 107 i ounces oi gold was booked at the Customs offici for export to China per s.s. Catterthun I which vessel leaves about noon to-day. Tho spell of exceptional hot weathe which prevailed last week broke ii heavy squalls of wind and rain on Sun day morning...
New South Wales. Sydney, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
New South Wales. Sydney, Dec. 4. Great excitement has been caused afc Eden (Twofold Bay) by the dis- covery of payable gold in pipeclay formation. The rich deposits are said to extend over many miles of country. The Centennial Hall was opened by the mayor of the city on Thurs- day with great ceremony. A gene- ral holiday was proclaimed for the occasion. A challenge has been sent by the Sydney University to the Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, for a series of intercolonial schools rowing matches. Sir Henry Parkes has accepted Mr. Gillies' notions regarding the proposed Federation Conference. The Hon. B. D. Morehead, Premier of Queensland, supports this adop- tion. Mr. Deakin, Chief Secretary of Victoria, argues that it will be a mistake to impose intercolonial duties inimical to federation, and points out that the existing Federal Council could not be abolished till the constitution of a Dominion Par- liament was assured.
A New Gold Saving Machine. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
A New Gold Saving Machine. ! The following short account of a uew j gold saving machine will W road with I interest hy all persons concerned in j mining, as it seems to afford a cheap mode of treating stone and saud which hitherto has been valueless in conse- quence of its poor quality :-A trial took j place at the Melbourne Inhibition build- ing lately of a gold separator, which is the invention of Mr. diaries Phillips, of Lazarus Buildings, Hargreaves street, .Sandhurst. The rpparatus is primarily intended for separating the gold from the product of a dry crushing machine, and the inventor is prepared to supply a complete dry crushing plant at less than half thc cost of a stamper battery of equal capacity ; the inventor claims that tailings containing 2s. worth of gold per ton can be treated at a profit by his separator ; the process is worked with- out mercury or water, and gold of the fineness of line flour is more easily saved than coarse gold. The machine consists of au endles...
Katherine River Races. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
Katherine River Saces. The following nominations for the chief events of the Katherine River meeting were received by the Hon. Sec. on the 5th and wired for publication : CUP. Bruno Gas Discount Parnell Gasoline N. T. STAKES. Gladstone Gasoline Bruno Tipperary Oliver Twist PUBLICAN'S PURSE. Gas Bruno Discount Parnell Gladstone. FLYING HANDICAP. The Nun Gasoline Discount Gladstone Gas Bruno Parnell Dreadnought. -? Our Katherine River correspon- dent writes as follows, under date 2nd December:-Things here are just about the same as when I last wrote in racing. Several horses are now in train, and although we hare no certainty of any strangers arriv- ing? yQfc we anticipate a good mus ter. All the horses in. hand are looking well, and if the present fine weather continues we should come out in good form. A meeting of the club was held here to-night, and the following order of racing, with time of starting, was arranged : 1. Maidens, start 9.30 a.m. 2. Novel Cigar Race, 10 a.m. 3. Publi...
Queensland. Brisbane,, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
I Queensland. Brisbane,, Dec. 4. According to published returns, tho revenue for November was less by £47,000 than for the previous I November. The Rev. Mr. Nobbs, against whom several charges of swindling have lately been published, has re- turned to Brisbane from Norfolk Island, and has since been served with various writs, lt was sup- posed that ho had left the colony in order to avert tho consequences of his supposed swindling.
J. C. Hillson v. The Port Darwin Gold Mining Co. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
J. O, Hillson v. The Port Darwin Gold Mining Co. In the matter o£ J. 0. Hillson v. the Port Darwin Gold Mining Co., we are pleased to find that further action has been rendered needless by the defen- dants haying made the following com- plete rétraction, which was handed to the Court on Wednesday by Mr. Symes, counsel for the defence:-"I am in- structed by my clients to state that after an investigation into the facts of this case, and since Mr. Welstead made his affidavit, they find they were misin- formed as to some mattere which had really taken place here in regard to the company, and to Mr. Hillson's manage- ment; and overtures having been made .with a view to an amicable settlement terms have been arranged. I am also instructed to state that all imputations against the plaintiff of fraud or gross negligence in the performance of his duties are unreservedly withdrawn." A verdict for the plaintiff was entered for £125, without costs. It will be pleasing to Mr. Hillson's numerous...
POLICE COURT. (Before T. K. Pater, Esq., S.M.) DEC. 5. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
POLICE COURT. (Before T. K. Pater, Esq., S.M.) DEC. 5. George Henry King was charged with having on the 26th November, 1889, at Union Reefs, obtained goods of the value of ¿61 11s. 3d., the property of Thomas Nelson, by means of false pre- tences. i John Henry Castle, sworn, deposed that prisoner came to Nelson's store, said his name was King, and that he had 200 head of cattle and a number of horses camped near the Union ; that he and his brother, whom he had left in charge, were going to start butchering at once at thc Union. After telling Castle this the prisoner asked for certain goods, saying that he wouldn't pay for them then, as he did not want to change any cheques or notes. Witness let him have the goods. Prisoner then gave a further order for goods of the value of about £5, which were not taken out of the store ; aud he also gave an order for a watch valued at £6 los. He engaged a man named Otto Law- rence at £3 a week and found to slaughter his cattle, and he told witness...
Telegraphic News. FROM OUR OWN CORRSPONDENT. Gladstone's Programme. Financial Times on Australian borrowing. Enormous Conflagration in America. Letter from Stanley. Big stake for the JacksonSullivan contest. Gold discovery in the mother colony. The new Victorian Governor —Great reception. South Australia. Adelaide, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
Telegraphic News. FROM OUR OWN CORRSPOXDEXT. Gladstone's Programme. Financial Times on Austra- lian borrowing. Enormous Conflagration in America. Letter from Stanley. Big stake for the Jackson Sullivan contest. Gold discovery in the mother colony. The new Victorian Governor -Great reception, South Australia. Adelaide, Dec. 4. Lord and Lady Kintore are now visiting Melbourne. It is expected that Parliament will prorogue on Friday. Many ? bills are being dropped, including that relating to Freo Education. John Martiu,tbe draper of Ruudle street, is dead. His will bequeaths tho sum of £12,000 to be devoted to various churches and charities. The Government have promised a reciprocal treaty with Queensland. On the motion of Mr. Horn, the Union, Howley, and Maude Creek have been proclaimed polling places in the Northern Territory. At the Broken Hill mine the last week's run of oro yielded 192,579 j ounces silver.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
BUNDLE BEOS. & CO. ANT» General Storekeepers, QOVWOEKT CONTRACTORS, WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANTS, SHIPPING, CUSTOMS, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT MITCIIELL-STBEET, P A L M E R S T O N, AGENTS FOR. Tho North Queensland Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. Tlie Uendroek Powder Co.'s " Backarock." }Y. K. Thomas & Co's Superfine and Standard Patent Boiler Flour E. B. Young & Co's. " St. George " Claret, Imperial Eire Insurance Company. Adelaide Steamship Company, Limited, Adelaide and Port Darwin line, via Western Australian ports. Oflices of the Palmerston Carrying Company, i. M, MEMS, CARPENTER, JOINER, & GENERAL CONTRACTOR, Is prepared to undertake nny description of Contract or Job Work at REASONABLE RATES, ADDUJTSS Exchange Hotel, Palmerston T. H. HARWOOD, (ASSAYER FOII THK r.vuimsTos P..\:ÍK.-} GOLD AND SILVER REFINER. SADDLER AX» HARNESS MAKER, KATHERINE RIVER, N.T. -o A good and choice assortment of Fancy Bridles, Whips, Bits, Spurs, New it Second- hand Saddle...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
SHIPPING. STEAM ^ffr«**^^ SIIIP NORTH AUSTRALIAN PORT DARWIN. Macarthur and Roper Rivers, and Cambridge Gulf MAIL SERVICE. THE S.S. " ADELAIDE," Under Contract willi tho South Australian Government. For Full Particulars apply to Aplin, Brown & Co., Ltd. 2G-3SJ Agents. THE CHINA NAVIGATION CO'S. WILL LEAVE PORT DARWIN for HONGKONG on or about Friday, Gth December. For Freight and Passage apply to APLIN, BROWN & Co., Ltd., Agents. On no account will tickets be issued the steamer. STEAM ri^î SHIP TSINAN Thc Adelaide Steamship Co. (LIMITED.) SHIP FRANKLIN WILL LE .VYE POET DARWIN FOR ADELAIDE, On or about Monday, December 16th Via Cambridge Gulf and Freemantle W.A. For Freight or Passage apply to RUNDLE BROS. & CO., Agent-;. [On no account will tickets be issued on the Steamer.] THE CHINA NAVIGATION CO"S. CHANGSHA WILL LEAVE PORT DARWIN FOR SOUTHERN PORTS On or about Saturday, 1-Ath December. For Freight and Passage apply to APLIN, BROWN & CO., Agents. (O...
LETTERS. "ENTOMOLOGY." TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian and Northern Territory Government Gazette — 6 December 1889
I LETTERS. LETTERS to thc Editor must ho couched in respectful and simple language and as concise as possible. In every case tho writer's name is required, not necessarily for publication, but as a j guarantee of good faith.] &lt;. ENTOMOLOGY." j TO THE EDITOR. ] Sm-Will you kindly allow nie space : in your columns to say a few words to amateur collectors in the Northern I Territory, the season being particularly appropriate to the subject. The recent j rains have stirred into activity a large j ; section of insect life, lying in an eui- | ; bryotic stage throughout the dry | . months ; and an immense variety of | ! beautiful butterflies, flies, beetles, | mantis, etc., are now to be daily seen, j ; flitting in all directions. As many of j ! these insects aro possibly new to ! science, I wish-in the interests of the ! S. A. Royal Society-to direct the attention of collectors to the present excellent opportunities for collecting, and to the fact that the Adelaide, I Museum is...