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FEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 26 [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
FEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March William McCreedie, the Sydney agent for J tlie Cornwall In-urance Company, was 1 arrested last night, on a charge of embezzling I upwards of £3000 of the money of the ; society. He says he lost the money in j mining. ] The Metropolitan Exhibition of the Agri- ! cultural Society of Hew South Wales was I opened to-day by His Excellency Governor J Jersey. ] The entries are good in all classes, and make a better show generally than pre-vious Exhibitions. Marcus Dalhunty, late Crown Jjands bailiff, was committed for trial to-day for embezzling several sums of money received by him in the exercise of his duty. WIIICajtxta, April 2. Stock passings-Two hundred fat cattle have left Wiicarania for Sydney, Jolm Bar gess, owner; Watson in charge.
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, March 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
VICTORIA. Melbourne;, March 25. I The Hon. James Munro, the Premier, , returned to Melbourne to-day from Sydney, but intends to return, to Sydney on Monday evening. He takes a very gloomy view of the possible outcome of the Federal Con vention. He, however, unhesitatingly states that- all the serious difficulties have been disposed of except those relating to the powers of the Senate in amending money matters. This lie regards as a fatal error, and he calculates that the bill framed by the i constitutional committee will be out voted in the Convention, and that the constitution to be framed will be one which neither the people of Victoria nor New South. Wales will accept. Melbourne, March 31. Coulston was arrested this morning at Yarra Glen, and was charged with the murder of Mr. and Mrs Davis at Xarbe thong. Coulston was discovered hiding in the scrub by Mr. Foster, who knew and recognised him. He admitted liaving mur dered Mr. and Mrs Danes. Coulston had a six chambered revolver i...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, March 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Adedaibe, March 25. I An adjourned meeting of the local council of the Geographical Society was held yester day. It recommended the appointment of David Lindsay as leader. The second in command has not yet been appoin ted. Tliis appointment, together with that of the subordinates, will probably be made to-day or to-morrow. Other appoint ments have already been made as follows ; Botanist, Dr. Elliott of Townsville; zoologist, naturalist, etomologist, and botanical collec tor, 8. Helms of Sydney; museum geologist, mineralogist, and meteorologist, Victor Striech of Adelaide. Sir Thomas Elder has instructed the details respecting the route, and general arrangements of the expedition to the Adelaide ?Shmncil. The party wiif probably erfSBrt! from Peake during the next fortnight. It will fill up the existing blanks on the way. The ex pedition is expected to be out for one year.
ENQUIRY INTO CORSICAN'S RUNNING. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
ENQUIRY INTO COKSICAN'S BUNKING-. ON Tuesday morning the stewards of the Easter Meeting of the Towers Jockey Club met at Mr. B>. Russell's office to enquire into the running of Corsican in the Miners' Purse on Monday last. It was decided to adjourn tall 7.30 p.m. Shortly after half-past seven last evening the Hon. John Deane pat in an appearance, and the rest of the committee j were not long after him. Before the meet- j ing opened, some of the gentlemen present I referred to the loss the colony had sustained by the death of the late Hon. J. M Macros tan, who, since early in the seventies, had been patron to the Charters Towers Jockey Club. The Club's flag floated at naif must all yesterday as a token of respect to the late Patron. The Hon. John Deane, President, conducted the business of the meeting, which was opened shortly before 8 o'clock, the other gentlemen present being Messrs. J. Byrne, A- H. Pritchard, Gr. Carey, W. P. Canny. The President explained that the meeting was ...
N.Q: TATTERSALL'S CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
Jf.Q: TATTERSALL'S CLUB. A very influential meeting of sporting men was held on Monday in Mr. Russell's office, where about fifty assembled to form a Horth Queensland Tattersall's Association. Mr, Mowbray was voted to the chair. After the chairman delivered an introductory address, the business affecting the club was proceeded with. Mr. B. Gardiner was appointed pro visional secretary. It was decided to form 'a Tattersall's Club in North Queensland. The Hon. John Deane, Messrs T. Coyle, A. Ball, Iiuya, J. V. Suter, J. B. Whitehead, W. P. Canny, R. Russell, Tregaskie, Mowbray, Barton, and Haygarth, were elected a provisional eonmiitte to draw up rules to be submitted to a general meet (ing to be held on May 2oth. The terms of subscription will be 10s Od to 31st December.
Sporting Notes. Racing Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
Racing Fixtures. fiielimond Downs, April 29th and 30th. Hug-benden, May 14t& and 35th. Charters Towers Queen's Birthday, May 25th. Muttabnrra, May 28th and 29tli. Cloncurry, June 4th and 5th. Iforxoanton, Jane 18fch nr*A 19th Townsville, June 18th and 19th. Charters Towers, July 2nd. and 3rd. Croydon, July 2nd and 3rd. Haven swood, July 9th and 10th. Burketown, July 16th and 17 th. Maekay, July 23rd and 24th. Bowen, August 6th and 7th. Wild River, August 20th and 21st. Cairns, August 27th and 28th. Port Douglas, September 3rd and 4th. Cooktowu, September 10tlx and 11th. Herbert Biver, September 17th and 18th. Johnstone River, September 24th and 25th, Eton, JTovexnber 9th Walkerston, November 12th.
THE TURF. CHARTERS TOWERS JOCKEY CLUB EASTER MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
THE TUBJF. CHARTERS TOWERS JOCKEY CLUB EASTER MEETING. THE Easter Meeting o£ the Towers Jockey 'Club was a great success, and everything passed off harmoniously. It was feared that i the weather would be unfavorable, but old Sol shone forth in all his vigor and the stewards who met at Mr Russell's office at 9 a.m. decided not to postpone the races. This meeting also appointed Mr Cavey starter in the place of Mr Missingham who could not attend, and decided that the stewards should handicap the horses in the Farewell Handi cap. At an early hour the town presented quite a gay appearance, there being many visitors from Townsville and the Western country sauntering in clusters with our town folk and talking of bygone and future events. The Defence Force Band livened up affairs by discoursing splendid music in the main street before proceeding to the course to where it was taken in Johnstone's Q,ueenton bus. The weather proved very favorable, and with the. exception of a slight shower whi...
SECOND DAY. SYDNEY, March 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
SECOND DAY. SYDNEY, March 30. I Tlie second day's racing of the A.J.C. Autumn Meeting took place to-day. Tin* weather, though cloudy, kept up very well, and the attendance was very large. The following are the results: Flying Handicap.-A sweepstake of Ssovs each, Isov ft with 200sovs added. Six furlongs. Splendora 1; May Q.ueen 2; Mario 3. Other starters : Victor Hugo, Merri ment, Bendigo, Wilga, Wilberforee, Gray ling, Fiancee, Hurrah, Savant, King Olaf, Den man, Gaytiine, Mantilla, Medina, Marie, Halo, Alexander, Plover, Bella, Erie and Cremorne. Betting: 4 to 1 Fiance, 6 to 1 Marie, 7 to 1 Cremorne, 10 to 1 Alexander and May Q.ueen, and 14 to 1 Splendora. From a straggling start Fiancee was the first to show in the front, followed by Plover. The two led past the 5 furlong post and round the bend, with Mary Queen close up. At the distance post they all were bunched, and it was a grand race to the finish. Splendora winning by a neck. Time, lmin. 15J- sees. MAIDEN STAKES.-A sweepsta...
TATTERSALL'S AUTUMN MEETING. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) BRISBANE, March 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
TATTERS ALL'S AUTUMN MEETING-. (BY ELEC'TFILC TELEGBAPH.) (FBOM OUB owar COBBESPOKDEXT) BKISBAXK, March 28 i 'live Autumn Meeting of the Ta&tereall's . Turf Club Was field at Eagle Farm to-day. The attendance was small, although the weather "was splendid and the racing really good. The following are the results Daiyeen HANDICAP, 1 mile.-Trojan, 1; Aaron, 2 ; Dan O'Connell, 3. Eleven others darted Trojan got away first, and JODiped lionae an easy winner by four lwigf3»i in imin 45secs. CHAMPAGNE STAKES,-Jfiobe, l; Flor entine, 2; Salvator, 3. Six others started. It was a great surprise, as Niobe, a rant outsider, won from end to end in Imin 5|secs. The KoKMAifBr Hurdle RACE.-Silver shot, 1; Matchlock, 2; Loafer, 3. Jfine started. The result was Tery unexpected, Silvershot having no place in the betting He won by 2 lengths in 4min 4secs. METROPOE.itax Stakes of 200sovs, Ifmile. -Ronald, 7st lllbs, 1; Governor, 8st 3ib, 2; Redfern, 8st lllbs 3. Sine others faced the starter. Ro...
AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB. AUTUMN MEETING. FIRST DAY. SYDNEY, March 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB. AUTUMN MEETING. TTIBST DAY. Sstmtdy, March 28. The Autumn Meeting of the A.*l .&lt;U. was commenced to-day. The weather was fiiw and pleasant, \he attendance was large and the course, with ^ts surroundings never looted better. The following are the results of the different events: - Hctbd:le RACE, about 2 miles.- The Mason, 1; Maud, 2; Killarney, 3. General Gordon, Grandson, Recruit, Hen gist, First Light and Kankipoo also started. Betting: 2 to 1 The Mason, 5 to 1 Grandson, 6 to I Killarney and Maud, 7 to 1 Hengifit and G eneral Gordon. From the start Recruit was the first to appear in the front and led over the first jump and along the back of the course, followed by Killarney and Hengist. Here Hengist took command and led all the way to the straight. At the dis tance, Hengist, Maud and Killarney were to gether with Mason in close attendance From this to the winning post it was a great race, Mason flashing past the judge a length ahead, of Maud, who...
BOXING. GREAT FIGHT IN SYDNEY. HUGH NAPIER V. GEORGE POWELL. THE POLICE INTERFERE. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] SYDNEY, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
BOXING-. GREAT FIGHT IX SYDNEY. HUGH NAPIER V. GEORGE POWELL. THE POLICE INTERFERE. (BR BLECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) ([FROM: OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.! SYDKET, March 31. } Greo. Powell and Hugli Napier met at the Sydney Amateur Gymnastic Club last niglit for a purse of £100. "Napier, who is the younger man, weighed 9st 2lbs, and had a big advantage in reach over Powell, who scaled 8st 131bs. The contest was a very stubborn one and even. In the first round the work was exciting. Napier, who got home a warm uppercut, showed he was better than many imagined. The next round Powell sailed in with a couple of rights, and brought Napier to the boards, where he took his allowance. After this the battle was of the give and take order. Powell lias a much prettier style, but Napier's long reach was a great drawback. Napier, too, proved an awkward customer, and had a dangerous right hand. During 21 rounds both were down at different times, and it looked any body's fight. Once or twice Powell had his man a...
THE INTERCOLONIAL MATCH. BRISBANE, March 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
THE INTERCOLONIAL MATCH. BRISBANE, March 30. The Intercolonial cricket match, between the Hunter River District and the combined Brisbane teams, was concluded to-day, and resulted in a victory for the visitors bv 30 runs. The visitors in the second innings made 69 runs, and the Q.ueenslanders 84 runs. MeGrlyncby, of the visiting team, again distinguished himself as a grand all round cricketer, scoring 25 runs and obtaining the majority of the wickets. Bradley played a grand game for the Queensland team, his score of 39 runs being the only double figures in the innings. The wicket was very dead, hence the scores.
CRICKET. TOWERS Y. TOWNSVILLE. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH) (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) TOWNSVILLE, March 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
CRICKET. TOWERS Y. TOWNWILLE. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH ) (FROM OUBOWNCOBEEBPOKDENT.) TOWKBVTI&E, Marcli 27. The weather was very wet to-day and I damped, the ardor of the players. The visi tors were the first to go to the wicket, and succeeded in compiling 129 runs in their first innings Miller and Bowry played splendid cricket, the forming putting to gether 50 runs, and the latter 30. £ tabler, Milford aid .Nelson filled the places of Welding, Carroll and McDonald. TOWK5VH.X.E, March 29. The cricket match between the Charters Towers and Townsville teams was continued on Saturday. The Charters Towers team heat Townsville by 71 runs in the first innings, and the match was drawn. Towns\tli.E, March 30. TownsriOe Juniors beat the Towers Juniors by 4 wickets.
THE V.A.T.C. MELBOURNE, March 29, [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
THE V.A.T.C. ? * I Melboubxe, March 29, | J The Victorian Amateur Turf Club races | took place at Caulfield yesterday aud were j fairly well attended. The weather was close, j Following are the results:-Trial Stakes, j of IOOSOTB ; 2yrs, 6st 7-bs; 3yrs, 7st 51bs, 4vrs aud upwards, 7st lOlbs; usual allowance, mares and geldings 5 5 furlongs, Ascotrate, 1: Hodgkin, 2; Loiteror 3. 12 others- Won by two lengths in Imin 8jsees. Hurdle Bace. ISOsovs, If miles. - Mebblech, 1; | Yatapa, 2; Spilsby, 3. Three others started. | Won by four lengths in 3min 22secs. Easter Handicap of 250sovs, l^mile.-Laverock, 1; Ouaroo, 2; Botliwell, 3. Two others started. Won by half a length in 2min 18secs. Steeple chase of 150sovs with 3sovs sweep, 2 miles; Whisperer, 1; Harper, 2; Vulture, 3. Three others eta ted. Won by a head in 4niin 12£secs. Selling Race of 200sovs, w.f.a., 1 mile. Coomodore, 1 ; Hogmancy, 2; Maggie, 3. Four others started. Won by a length and a half in Imin 59£secs.
The Federal Convention. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] SYDNEY, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Mining Register — 4 April 1891
The Federal Convention. (BY ELECTBIC TELEOHAPH.) [FROM; OUB OWN COBBESPOKDENT.] SYDNBT, March 31. WHEW the Federal Convention met again yesterday Mr. McMillan submitted a motion expressing the deep regret of tke members of the Convention at the loss sustained th ough the death of the Hon. J. M. Macrossan, and A^rwai^ Sir S. W. Griffith paid a high tribute of regard to the deceased gentleman. The motion was unanimously adopted. embodying a bill fear establishing a Federal Government, was submitted to the Federal Convention yesterday by Sir S W. Griffith, who explained tiie measure «t some length The Convention then adjourned. April 1, The Convention met again this morning. bir George Grey gave notice of his inten tion to more at the first opportunity "That previouBly to the Bill to constitute a Commonwealth of Australia being laid before the British Parliament, it should be sub mitted to and accepted by a majority of the plebiscite of Australia, to which any voter should give a singl...