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A TERRIBLY STRANGE BED. [CONCLUDED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 June 1874
A TERRIBLY STRANGE BED. [CONCLUDED.] &nbsp; NOW, for the first time, I was able to move,to rise from my chair, to consider of how I should escape. If I betrayed, by the smallest noise, &nbsp; that the attempt to suffocate me had failed, I was &nbsp; certain to be murdered. Had I made any noise already? I listened intenily, looking towards the door. No! No footsteps in the passage out- side ; no sound of a tread, light or heavy, in the room above—absolute silence everywhere. Be- &nbsp; &nbsp; sides locking and bolting my door I had moved an old wooden chest against it, which I had found under the bed. To remove this chest (my blood ran cold, as I thought what its contents might be!) without making some disturbance was impossible ; and, moreover, to think of escap- ing through the house, now barred-up for the night, was sheer insanity. Only one chance was left me—the window. I stole to it on tiptoe. &nbsp; &nbsp; My bedroom was o...
" IT'S ONLY A DROP !" [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 June 1874
" IT'S ONLY A DROP !" It was a cold winter's night, and though the cottage where Ellen and Michael, the two survi- ving children of old Ben Murphy, lived, was always neat and comfortable, still there was a cloud over the brow of both brother and sister, as they sat before the cheerful fire ; it had ob- viously been spread not by anger, but by sorrow. The silence had continued long, though it was not bitter. At last Michael drew away from his sister's eyes the checked apron she had applied to them, and taking her hand affectionately within his own, said, " It isn't for my own sake, Ellen, though the Lord knows I shall be lonesome enough the long winter nights and the long summer days without your wise saying, and your sweet song, and your inerry laugh, that I can so well remember—ay, since the time when our poor &nbsp; &nbsp; mother used to seat us on the new rick, and then, in the innocent pride of her heart, call our father to look at us, and preach to us against be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 June 1874
Is published at the Office, Marsden-street, Burrowa, &nbsp; every Saturday morning, in time for circulation hy the early Mails all over the Colony. Terms of Subscription :—When paid in advance for 3 &nbsp; &nbsp; months, 5s. ; if booked, 6s. Single copies, 6d. All accounts are reudered quarterly, and prompt settlement is requested. BURROWA :— Printed and published by GEORGE &nbsp; EASON, at the News' Office, Marsden-street. /
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
THE "BURROWA NEWS" &nbsp; GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE Proprietor respectfully informs the inhabitants of Burrowa and the sur- &nbsp; rounding district that he has a large and excellent assortment of JOB PRINTING TYPE, and is prepared to execute orders for Posting Bills Handbills Business Circulars Bill-heads Catalogues Delivery and Receipt Books Labels Counter Bills Business aud Address Cards, And every other description of Letter-press Printing, at moderate charges. HALF-WAY HOUSE INN, TANGMANGAROO. E.J. DEMPSEY DESIRES to inform Travellers between Yass and Bnrrowa, and the public generally, that he has obtained a License for his commodious premises at Tangmangaroo, on the Burrowa Road, and to assure them that the Spirits, Wines, Ales, Cordials, &c., kept in stock will always be of the best pro- curable brands. Pic-nic parties, Travellers, and the public generally will receive the utmost attention as regards their personal comf...
RELEASE OF THE PRISONER GARDINER. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
RELEASE OF THE PRISONER GABDINER. Minute of his Excellency Sir Hercules Robinson, and Proceedings of the Executive Council, with respect to the release of the Prisoner Gardiner. &nbsp; I HAVE to lay before the Executive Council six petitions and memorials which have been ad- dressed to me with regard to the proposed mitiga- tion of Gardiner's sentence. These representa- tions, viewed in connection with the public discussions which have recently taken place on &nbsp; the same subject, have led me very carefully to consider whether any fresh facts have been brought to light which would justify me in dis- appointing now the expectations which I raised when this prisoner's case was first submitted to me—about eighteen months ago. &nbsp; &nbsp; It is true that no positive compact was then made with the prisoner, or any decision given in the nature of an obsolute remission, which would of course have been irrevocable ; but it is beyond question that a hope ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS. LONDON—JUNE 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. ItEUTER'S TELEGRAMS TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS. &nbsp; LONDON— JUNE 25. At the Merchant Tailors' Banquet the Premier made a speech in the course of which he defended the Church and institutions of the country. He stated that the Conservative policy was not in- action, but that it comprehended the progressive improvement of the people. The Minister for Foreign Affairs (Lord Derby) also spoke. He said that the aspect of European affairs was tend- ing more and more to give assurance of con- tinued peace. JUNE 27. The bill introduced by the Archbishop of Can- terbury for dealing with Ritualistic practices has passed the House of Lords. The rumour that her Majesty Queen Victoria &nbsp; &nbsp; was about to visit St. Petersburgh has been for- mally contradicted. A conference of German Bishops assembled at Fulda, and are now discussing the ecclesiastical laws of the Empire. PARIS— JUNE 27. In the Assembly, the committee appointed to consider ...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. &nbsp; ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. ARRIVALS . &nbsp; &nbsp; From Yass and Tangmangaroo—On Tuesday, Wed- &nbsp; &nbsp; nesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 5·20 p.m. &nbsp; Prom Young and Marengo—On Thursday, Friday, &nbsp; &nbsp; and Sunday at 6 p.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; From Dalton and Bye Park—On Saturday, at 6 &nbsp; p.m. &nbsp; From Reid's Flat, via Phil's Creek and Hovell's Creek —On Monday, at 5 p.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DEPARTURES. For Yass and Tangmangaroo—On Monday, Wed- &nbsp; &nbsp; nesday, Friday, and Saturday, at 6·10 a.m. For Young and Marengo—On Wednesday, Thursday, &nbsp; and Saturday, at 5.40 p.m. For Rye Park and Dalton—On Friday, at 7 a.m. &nbsp; For Reid's Flat, via Phil's Creek and Hoveil's Creek &nbsp; &nbsp; —On Sunday, at 10 a.m. &nbsp; Money orders issu...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Moon's Last Quarter—July 7th—at 4.6 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Moon's Last Quarter— July 7th—at 4·6 a.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; Day of month Day of week &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Remarkable Events. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Sun rises. Sun sets. H. M. H. M. 5 S 5th Sunday after Trinity. 7 8 5 0 6 M 7 8 5 1 7 Tu Gold discovered at Clunes, 1851 7 7 5 1 8 W 7 7 5 1 9 Th Edmund Burke died 1797 7 7 5 2 10 F Melb. University founded, 1854 7 7 5 3 11 S 'Cawarra' fd. Newcastle, 1866 7 6 5 3
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
THE Governor's minute in reference to the release of Gardiner, which we publish in another column, deserves the most serious consideration. We pass over the imputations upon the late Chief Justice—that he sanc- &nbsp; &nbsp; tioned an unusual and improper remission of the sentence of one of "the most promi- nent and daring of the bushrangers," and that his " sentence of thirty-two years passed upon Gardiner was imposed at a time of great excitement, and his punishment would seem to have been measured more in view of the crimes with which he was supposed to have been connected, than with reference solely to those of which he was actually convicted." Unless the glittering temptation eo skilfully put forward by the Ministry towards the close of the session, effectually seal the lips of Sir Alfred Stephen, we have no doubt of his ability successfully to vindicate his acts as Chief Justice, and particularly the sentence which he passed upon Gardiner. The Governor acknowle...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
CONDITIONAL PURCHASES, BURROWA DISTRICT.— &nbsp; At the local Lands Office, on Thursday last, the following conditional purchases were made :— &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Parish of Bala—Bridget Slattery, 2 lots, 40 acres &nbsp; &nbsp; each ; Daniel Slattery, 2 lots, 40 acres each ; Michael Slattery, 2 lots, 40 acres each ; Phillip Slattery, 40 acres. PBE-EMPTIVE LEASE.—The claim of the under- &nbsp; mentioned person for a pre-emptive lease has been approved, subject to the conditions set forth in the Regulations of 1st November, 1861 :—Timothy &nbsp; &nbsp; Slattery, Burrowa, 599 acres, in the county of Monteagle, parish of Congera, district of Burrowa. MAIL-COACH ACCIDENT.—Our Thursday even- &nbsp; &nbsp; ing's mail from Young arrived on horseback. The mailman tells us that on Wednesday evening, on his journey to Young, his coach broke down about 5 miles on this side of Marengo, and he was obliged to p...
Latest Intelligence. SYDNEY—July 1st, 5.15 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
Latest Intelligence. (FROM MESSRS. GORDON AND GOTCH.) [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPG.] &nbsp; &nbsp; SYDNEY— July 1st, 5-15 p.m. The Californian Mail-steamer Mikado arrived at four this afternoon. July 3rd, 7·25 p.m. The Mail-steamer Mikado was detained four days at San Francisco, awaiting the arrival of the English Mail. She subse- quently broke down between Fiji and Honolulu. The Supreme Court has decided that after a land selection has been accepted by the Government, the Minister for Lands has not power to cancel the same ; and that future applications for mineral leases must be made to the Land Agent of the district in which the areas applied for are situated. The appeal case, the Oriental Bank versus the Queen, has been dismissed, with costs. The Intercolonial Champion Gig Race is fixed for the 26th of September next. Mr. George Thornton bas declined to con- test the East Sydney election. Gardiner is not to be released until a vessel is in readiness to convey him from ...
LOCAL LAND REVENUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
LOCAL LAND REVENUE. We have been favoured by W. J. E. Wotton, Esq., with the following return, showing the total amounts received by him, as Land Agent at Bur- rowa, during the half-year ending 30th June, 1874 :— £ S. D. Deposits on Conditional Purchases ... 5700 5 0 Interest on Conditional Purchases ... 1470 7 2 Balances and Instalments on Condi- tional Purchases ... 595 0 3 Deed Fees (9) ... 9 0 0 Auction Sale, Balances, & Deposits... 523 12 9 Deed Pees (8) ... 8 0 0 Selections after Auction ... 465 5 0 Deed Fees (4) ... 4 0 0 Leases ... 23 6 4 Timber Licenses ... 12 5 0 Total ... £8811 1 6 GENERAL REVENUE DURING THE SAME PERIOD. £ S. D. Fees of Court ... 15 3 2 Pines ... 45 13 0 Sheep Assessment ... 91 10 0 &nbsp; &nbsp; Licenses issued by the Bench ... 8 0 10 Poundages ... 35 17 6 District Court Fees ... 16 11 0 Total ... £212 15 6
FORFEITED CONDITIONAL PURCHASES. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
FORFEITED CONDITIONAL PURCHASES. The Government Gazette announces tbe forfeiture of the undermentioned conditional purchases, either for non-residence, or through non-payment of interest :— &nbsp; 69 acres 1 rood, selected at Burrowa by John Adams, on 13th February, 1873. 40 acres, selected at Yass by Thomas Burns, on 30th November, 1871. 200 acres, selected at Burrowa by Alexander Drummond, on 30th November, 1871. 50 acres, selected at Burrowa by Jane Dwyer, on 31st October, 1872. 40 acres, selected at Young by John Kennedy, on 12th September, 1872. 200 acres, selected at Young by Patrick Kenne- more, on 5th September, 1872. 51 acres, selected at Burrowa by Bartholomew Shea, on 29th August, 1872.
CROWN LANDS SALE. AT THE POLICE OFFICE, YOUNG, On Monday, 27th July, 1874. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
CROWN LANDS SALE. AT THE POLICE OFFICE, YOUNG, On Monday, 27th July, 1874. COUNTRY LOTS. Lot A, portion 50, 51 acres, in the county of Harden, parish of Wallendoon ; adjoining the western boundary of J. A. Mackay's conditional purchase of 80 acres, No 31. 73-10,496. Lot B, portion 53, 55 acres 3 roods 38 perches, in the county of Harden, parish of Wallendoon ; adjoining the northern boundary of George Mor- row's conditional purchase of 80 acres, No. 35. 73-10,496. Exclusively of a road 50 links wide. Lot C, portion 3, 142 acres, in the county of Monteagle, parish of Illunie ; on the right bank of Crowther Creek, between that creek and the road from Young to Cowra, adjoining the northern boundary of John Pring's 110 acres, No. 4. 73-2,003. Lot D, portion 41, 152 acres ; lot E, portion 42, 97 acres 2 roods ; lot F, portion 43, 101 acres ; lot G, portion 44, 216 acres ; lot H, portion 45, 151 acres 2 roods ; lot I, portion 46, 170 acres ; lot J, portion 47, 144 acres 2 roods ; lot K, p...
THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. We extract the following jeu d'esprit from the Evening Post :— &nbsp; We have the best authority for saying that no correct report of the speech of his Excellency the Governor, delivered at the prorogation of Parlia- ment on Thursday last, has as yet been published. The following is the authentic text:— " Honorable Old Women of the Legislative Coun- cil, and Honorable " Hounds,, of the Legislative' Assembly. 1. I am jolly glad to get rid of yez. 2. You undertook to do a lot of work, and have done nothing. Just see if yez can't get an idea or two from your wives and families and consti- tuencies. 3. The Land Law is working fine. I've re- ceived a hundred and fifty thousand pounds from that source alone. 'Tis true Joachim and O'Shannassy will spend as much in deciding what the Land Law means, but that's nothing to you or me. 4. You are both great fools not to pass the Bills for amending the laws by which you were sent to represent the people. If you had ...
ITEMS BY THE SUEZ MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
ITEMS BY THE SUEZ MAIL. WOOL.—Messrs. Jacomb, Son and Co. report :— &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Referring to our previous reports, as to opening of the current series of public sales of colonial wools, we have now to confirm the same. More than one-third of the large stock in hand has now passed the hammer, at prices which may on the whole be deemed satisfactory ; some 7000 bales thereof have been bought in, but a great part has been since placed privately. French purchases have been very large. When the market once settled down after the opening an accession of spirit accrued, and prices somewhat improved, a lower range than in March having invited many fresh customers. In comparing present rates with those of March sales it must be remembered that during the last few days of that series a fall in prices occurred to a level, for some descrip- tions, nearly with the reduced range we now have to quote, and notably in the case of middle Aus- tralian wools. Generally s...
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. Flour, fine, £13 per ton. Ditto, seconds, £12 per ton. Bran, £2 10s. per ton. Wheat, 4s. to 4s. 2d. per bushel. Maize, 3s. 9d. to 4s. per bushel. Oats, 3s. 0d. per bushel. Barley, 3s. per bushel. Hay, £3 to £3 10s. per ton. Cheese, 6d. per lb.
STOCK AND STATION REPORTS. [A. E. MIDDLETON'S REPORT.] [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 July 1874
STOCK AND STATION REPORTS. [A. E. MIDDLETON'S REPORT.] Fat Cattle.—No alteration in last weeks quota- &nbsp; &nbsp; tions, and very few offering. Fat Sheep.—Quotations : 11s. to 13s. There &nbsp; &nbsp; are a few fine flocks of this class in the district but owners are asking a higher figure than buyers appear inclined to risk. Store Sheep.—Good wethers are enquired for, &nbsp; &nbsp; and are worth from 9s. to 10s. 6d. ; ewes in lamb, and with sound mouths, from 10s. to 15s. ; at the latter figure they would have to be well-bred. Store Cattle.—I could place an unlimited num- &nbsp; &nbsp; ber of young stock at good figures. Quotations : Heifers, 1 to 3 years, £2 to £4 ; steers, 1 to 3 years, £2 to £5. I have sold on account of Mr. Ryan, of Lime- stone, 360 acres of selected land, with a small pre-emption, for £350 cash. Also Mrs. Calla- ghan's freehold of 180 acres to F. R. Hume, sen., Esq., for £283 cash. Also about 30...