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EDEN. Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 15 December 1869
EDEN. Tuesday Night. The following are the returns so far aB received: — Eftan. Clarke. Moruya ? 160 137 Nelligen ? 46 32 Mogo ? 21 8 Eden ? 42- 89 Panbula ? 83 70 Bega ? 172 228 474 514 The returns from Fairfield and Bos'alla are not received, but it is expected the above results will not be altered, so that Mr. Clarke's return may be considered certain, — Empire,
BRAIDWOOD. Tuesday, 5.53 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 15 December 1869
BBATDWOOD. Tuesday, 5.53 p.m. Kelly s mob surrounded the two polling booths, maltreating and preventing Greville'fl supporters from voting, The Deputy Beturning-officer closed one booth, 9,20 p.m. Mr. Kelly has a majority of 91 votes over Mr. Greville, bat the pelting in Araluen stands adjourned until to-morrow. Mr. Greville'fl return is expected. 9.22 p.m. Owing to obstruction at booth K to Z in Aialuen, the polling was adjourned until to-morrow. At booth A to J all the electors voted, and the poll closed. The following was the result of the polling so far as taken:— Kelly ? 446 Greville ? 385 Alley ? 25
Attempted Murder. ANOTHER CHAPTER OF QUEENSLAND HORRORS. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 15 December 1869
Attempted Murder ANOTHER CHAPTER OP QUEENSLAND HOREOBS. Information was received on Friday (says tbe Northern Argus, a Bockhampton journal, of December 2ui) from Mr. M'Clelhn, ef Apis Creek, tnat a robbery, coupled with an attempt at murder, had been committed by a shepherd named Christopher Faust, a German, in Mr. MClelltn's employ, on a man Earned Jfeter bnaw, a trarelier, 'who was over sixty years of aga, It apprars that Shaw made the shepbsrd'e hut in the evening, and while paying for some mutton showed that he possessed a cheque and a little silver, Fanet, it seems, cooked the meat for him, and it ia surmised managed to put arsenis or seme other poison in it, bb both Shaw and bis dog after swallowing a portion of the meat, began to vomit, whioh prevented tbe poison from taking effect. It transpires that dnring the night Fauet robbed 6haw of his cheque, and made a murderous attack on him by striking him on the head with a billet of wood, and when he wse insensible jumping on his...
THE HAWKESBURY ELECTORATE. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 15 December 1869
THE HAWKE&BURY ELECTORATE. A large number of electors of the Hawkeibnry favourable to the return of Messrs. Cnnnoen and Hoses invited those gentlemen to a spread at Icelander's In. St. Albana, M'Donald River, on Friday last. Tbe ehair was occupied by Dr. Taylor, who Introduced tbe candidates. Mr. Cnnneen was very favourably receive! by tboeB assembled, who listened to him with great attention. During the delivery of hid address fwhiah waa a Terv lemrtlicinRri nnal Via wad en thusiastically oheered ; after which it was proposed by John Femance, Esq., and seconded byH, Wilson, Esov— That in the opinion of this meeting J. A, Conneen, £60... still enjsys tbe confidence of this portion of the electorate, and we pledge oorselveB to nss every ?noaivonr to secure bis return. Carries unanimously. Mr. Moses nsxt addressed the eleotors. and sill were pleased witb tbe manly and etraighiforward manner in which be expressed nil sentiments. After speaking on the general topics of the day, ...
THE FLYING SQUADRON AND "POOR JACK," To the Editor of the Evening News. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 15 December 1869
THE FLYING SQDADBON AND 'POOB JACK,' To the Editor of the Evening Newt. Sir,— AHhooghlateinthe day, a suggestion from a sailor as to how we eheald beet entertain the seamen of the fleet may not be unacceptable. I propose, there foae, that whiln the officers receive their proper share of the citizenss' good obeer, the tars onght not to be forgotten; and as tbe oldest of the Australian settle ments, we) should not take the cuo from younger colo lonies. We might, very properly, give .he seamen a ' spread' in the Outer Domain— under good super intendence, of course. Whatever you may think of my idea, I shall only remark that they are original, and hBve no connection whatever witb tn application by our Chief Magistrate to Melbourne authorities, or 'there, for our guidance in giving en teriai meats to the Firing Squadron. OLD SALT. Sydney, 14th November. TnB Wbatbeb, Ceopb, Sc— The weather dnring the last few cays has been characterised by intense Bultrineee. Lut week numerous fatmeis in ...
THE FLYING SQUADRON. To the Editor of the Evening News. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 15 December 1869
THE FLYING SQUADBON. To the Editor of the Evening Nncs. Sir, — Will you allow me to correct bb error which oocurs in your issue of today. The salnta of thirteen guns (for a oommander-in.chief) was not fired frem Airs. Mscquarie'e Fort, bat by the boys on board the trainin? ehin Vcrnon. which vessel heisted her lib as tbe firing commenced, showing that it was intended for the Admiral, who at once returned the compliment br a commander's salute of seven Feeling that the boys deserve some encouragement for the smart manner in which they handled their four little gnus, I shall be glad if you will give this a corner in your journal. I am. At, HONODE Td WHOM HuNODB IS DUE. Sydney, December 14th, 1869.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 15 December 1869
AT a MEETING, held on THURSDAY NIGHT November 25th, at the School of Arts, North Shore, it was resolved—' That the Hod. William Forater, Minister for Lands, be invited to offer himself as a candidate to represent the Eleotorato of at. Leonards in the Legislative Assembly.' To the Honorable WILLIAM EORBTEB, Esq., &o., &o., Ryd». We, the undersigned Eleotors of St. Leonards, having eonfidenoe is yeirr honesty, seal, and ability in the administration of pnblio business, and deeming yon in every way wall qualified to perform the duties of a representative, hereby request you will be a candi date for the representation ef St Leonards in the ensuing Parliament — in which case we pledge our best exertions to make your election sure. [Here follow a number of signatures,] TO THE ELECTORS OF ST. LEONABDS. I have the honour, in reply to the above invitation and requisition, to announoe myself as a candidate for the representation of the electoral distriot of St Leonards. As a p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 15 December 1869
FLYING SQUADRON.— Very Prime HE*' POTATOES, ia any qatntity, 4b per cwt. PRITCHARDv- Stores, King-street, and Branch Shop, Lower George-street. ? BATEST EGG BEATER. Br this exiraoHlnety machine aa egg Is beaten in ons minute. For SALE In VESNABD and STEVENS, ? sao, Pltl-street. 'DATEM KNIFE SHARPENER. Snpsrior tnd more effective tban Ihe etwL For SALE very cheap, by VEKNABD and STEVENS. V. Pltt-rtree T-aiN0E OF WALES OPERA HOUSE. Production ot ibe Great Nautical Dram*, THE PILOT; OB, A TALK OF THE SEA, with a»W scenery, appointments, effects. Grand sea soene— The Ariel ia a Btorm— one of the Dost nagnifioent sea effects aver witnessed on a stage, LONG TOM OOFFIB ? Mr. HOSEIlfS. K4.TE PLOWDEN ? Mies KATE 00S00BAN. Miss KATE BYDEB, having been most favourably received last evening, will repeat her nrformano* of THE EUSTI0 PEIMA DONNA. THIS EVENING, Wednesday, will bs presented a grand Nautical Drama. reDleta with thrilling interest, called ' THE PILOT; OB, A TALE OF THE SEA. LONG TOM ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 16 December 1869
AGENCY.— F. BTJRNEY, 195, Phillip. Street, negotiates LOANS, inserts advertise ments, and forwards replies. All communications strictly private. Appointments attended to. BUGGIES, FOB SALE or HIRE— the cheapest and best TBiiety in Sydney. GIBSON'S, opposite Sohool of Arts, 2S2, Pitt-street, MES. LETHEBY (Widow of the late Joshua Letheby), bae has re-opened a BEGISTHY OFFICE for Governesses, Housekeepers, and superior Domestics, 44, Hanter-Btreet. REMOVED.— Mrs. NIXON removed from J07 to M6, Gastlereigfi-skeet, three rioon ?tnth of Market-street, T|TISS HAYES'S Tiinin7-f~Papw ?*'- Models, tlegant Parisian novelties, latest ton doB patterns, free by pest te all parts of the colony at London prices, enable ladies to make sp materials in last European modes. Dresses, In,, cut and fitted. 1161, King-street, Sydney. AMDEL TAYLOB (late of the firm of Taylor and Black, Gricechuroh-street, London), BRUSH AND HOP MAKUFACtdBER, *», Tork-itrast, Bjdney, »nd Branch Factory «t Canterbury. Every d...
A Blondon on a Bicycle. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 16 December 1869
A Blondon on a Bicycle. Professor Jenkins, of Csnada, had for eome time been advertising that he would cross the falls of Kiagara OB a bicycle, and on tbe 25th ultimo the feat was per formed. The msohine used by Professor Jenkins is not in aey sense a velooiDede. It is, however, a bicycle. and turned npside down would resemble in Eome degree a modern velocipede. The wheels, three ieeues wide, are made heavy and of wood, withovt tires, but in their plaoes are grooves an inch aoi three-quarters deop, The front wheel is three feet two inches, aad the hind wheel two feet tea incheB in diameter. The connecting rods are iron, so also the balance pole, whioh is eight feet IoBg and tipped with ten pound balls, and weighs 26 pounds. The whole thing, with the man thrown in, Weighs 298 pounds. The propelling power is a pinion Cog wheel msde of brass, about nine inches in diameter, whioh is made to gear the cogs, which surround the front wheel at tbe bottom of the grovo. Tbis arrange ment, it w...
Given over to Satan. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 16 December 1869
Given over to Satan. On Saturday an inquest was held at the Middlesex Hospital on tbe body of a lady's maid, named Ann Weeten, aged 86, who had out her throa'., ehe believing that she was followed and tempted by the devil. A date was put into tbe hands of the coroner, on which the deceased bad written the following : — ' 1 have had a presentiment for a lotig time that all the family are coming to something bad, and some heavy trial is waiting (or us. 1 have been very low, and not able to work for thinking. It comes in my head, whether it is false cr true. I fear God has given me over to Satan, and he has tempted me to do this ra9h aot. whioh I am very grieved about. I hope the Lord will pardon me, and enable me to e&Ber anything on earth, and cot let me die in my lins ; and although I cannot yet pray, I know He Kill do what is best in his sight. September 1.'' Mr. Eobsrt H. Lucas, house surgeon, deposed to the de ceased being brought to the hospital with an extensive incised...
The Wrong Sweetheart. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 16 December 1869
The Wrong Sweetheart A young lover, Charles Oaldwell, in Tyrone, having ? rendezvous with bis enrmorat* one evening last week, sad possibly being feirfnl of 'meeting her by moon light alone,' was accompanied j'clept Armstrong. Arrived at the spot Charley whistled, whereupon, in stead of his adored one oomlog to meet him with love and joy, her enrage! rather was advancing with hasty steps, having in his hands a gnn frith a fixed bayoaet. As order to eUnd was given, accompanied with the fearful threat of blowing cat their brains in the event ef an attempt to escape being made by the lover and friend. Not being willing to fane ' the angry father,' our hero took to Mb heels, leaving his companion to Stand or fall alone. Immediately thn gua was levelled at his retreating form, but for once the trusty weapon was at fault, and did sot explode. Bringing it to a charge, the enraged parent made a thrust at Armstrong and wounded him in the thigh. After vainly endea vouring by threats of furthe...
Discovery of a Skeleton Concealed for Twelve Years. [Newspaper Article] — Evening News — 16 December 1869
Discovery of a Skeleton Concealed for Twelve Tears. OnTfannhjsgufitter Mined Evans was Hiking ?0»e alterations in the Oddfellows1 Hall, in Burning, bun, when on taking np a board he diaeoTeieds piper parcel between the crose beams, about fourtees inches down from the floor, whioh. noon examining, he Was mazed to find contained the skeleton af a ohild. It bid the appearance of being the skeleton of a fall grewn child, nearly perfect, bat sows of the bones ?ppeued to be mouldering a»«y to duBt. It was wrapped in » newspaper, a namber of the Coventry Weekly Times, whioh bore the date ef ' March 18th, 1657.' Itom that it would appear Oat it bad been there for about twelve years. As toon as the disoovery was nade the attention of a police censUble was sailed to the fact, and he removed the bones to the pelioe-etation. Ai to how it came to be in mob a peooliar place, and who placed it there at present remains a mystery. Tiers is an iron grating near to the plscB in the floor whioh aerree ...