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SPORTING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 September 1891

I* The Victoria Amateur Turf Club's Grand National Steeplechase meeting was held at Caul field on 15th Aug. in the presence, of the largest assemblage of spectators ever seen on the course at a winter gathering. His Excollonoy the ? Governor was present and remained until after tho last race had boon run. Mr. D. Si Wal lace's filly, Gaillardia, won the Sapling Stakes, with Fact a second and Azim third ; and' the; Hurdle Raoo. foil to tho. Queensland horso, Yabba, who. was followed home by Montroae II. and , 'c Ixion. '''...'? Only. ? two. started , for,. ;tho. Selling Race, which resulted in' Bridegroom - beating DauhtleBS with the greatest ease.' The |chief event' qf the day,1 the Caulfiold Grand National Sfceepleohnse, of Jl our miles,, was ) con- . tested by. 18 [starters', and, after an interesting raoo to the laat fence the favorite Busaco came : away and- easily defeated! Beggar Boy, School boy. finishing several lengths behind the latter. ? ' The'^winner is the -property of a...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MR. F. F. DAKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 September 1891

MR. F. F. DAKIN. Mr. F. F. Dakin, tho new V.R.O. handionp per, who has just been appointed to sucoced Mr. E.T. Barnard, is a native of Somersetshire, and, like his veteran predecessor, lias had some military , experience, having ? served . in tho ?? Sth Fusiliors. ' ' M r. Dakin and his brother ?'William (who is equally well and honorably known ' on ? the turf) arrivod in Melbourne, in 1871, bringing with them The Marquis, having purchased the son of Stockwell in England. Four years after wards Mr. F. F. Dakin had the satisfaction of training Newrainster, (sired by The 'Marquis), with whom he won, tho RIaribyruong Plate, Two Year- Old Stakoa (now called the Normanby Stakes), Ascot Vale Stakes and Sires' Produce ? Stakes at Flemiugton, proving iJewminater' Id . be u plienomeual 2-year-old. In the following ' year odds were laid on the oolt for. the -Victoria , Derby, but it was subsequently discovered that he uud been tampered .with, ,aud his owner nnti ciuinur, who expected him to w...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE ANTIQUITY OF WIT. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 September 1891

THE ANTIQUITY OF WITv There are -learned men who hold that ovoiy wittioism current in our day was invented by the ancient Greeks. Not only wore our bos t jokes invented some thousands of. yenra ago — more; than that; they were writtqjj down ; more still, they have been proaorvod. ..£So universal our distrust has become, that even Shakspoare is doubted. .Oau it be that 'bo road Juvenal ? In that terrifio description of the fall of Seja'nus, the melting of the favorite's statues, makes a grand passage. 'The fires hiss, the bronze glows, great SejanuB is crackling I And now from that. head, seoond i to one only in the unU verae, pipkins, baaing, pans are made.' Com» pare, as. the, scholiasts , say, the noble, dust ,of. Alexander stopping a beer barrel.' ' ' ' ' A famous story ' is current all.' over Europe of some Spanish general in the last i generation— it really matters little, which. The priest invited him. to forgive his' enemies.' 'I have none,' tho dying man replied; 'I have sho...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SETTLEMENT IN THE AUSTRALIAN ALPS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 September 1891

SETTLEMENT IN THE AUSTRALIAN' ALPS. ? , A. report has been presented to tho Govern ment by Mr. Stirling, assistant geologist, on the boil and climatic conditions ot the, Australian Alns in reforonco to tho adaptability' of that region to settlement. Mr. Stirling begins by describing. the pbysioal foaturos of tho district, which mainly consist of elevated plateaux intor seotod with deep valloys, and supporting moun tainous masses culminating1 in a number of peaks, tho highest of whioh is Mount Bogong, 6508 feet above, the level of the' son. Above the, height of 4500 feot the oountry prosonts .a dis tinctively Alpine character. Tho platoaux are described as consisting of grassy fiats or, moor lands separated by belts of stunted green scrub. At 5000 feot and over that altitude tho arboreous growth does not exceed tho dimensions of bushes, buttho uplands arostillgrnssy. In thosummpr timo ho.'Rays tho1 olimnto hero ia most invigorating and tho prospeofc is always vordant as1 compared wit...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 September 1891

INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. m ? NEW SOUTH WALES. A sharp shook of earthquake was experienced at Arakoon, Trial Bay, on 13th August, accom panied by heavy and continuous rumbling. 'Mr. 'Eddy, tho chief railway 'commissioner, will shortly leave for a six months trip to England. For some time his health has! been weak and he is now threatened with paralysis. . The dootors consider a long sea voyage neces sary. ??? ..-?-. .? . - i ? ? '? A report from Carawarro station, in the Bourke distriot, states that thoy will be able to obtain a supply of 1,000,000 gallons of artesian water per day at a depth of 720 feet. Tin* is the second successful bore put down on this station. ? . ? . . / On somo of the stations in the Germanton district the average of the lambs marked this season is not above 25 per cent., and it is feared that the continuance of wet and bitterly cold weather will cause a further falling off in the returns. '??' -I At an extraordinary general meeting, of .the Wolseley Sheep Shearing...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RENEWAL OF THE FLOODS. LOSS OF LIFE AND GREAT DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 September 1891

RENEWAL OF THE FLOODS. LOSS OF LIFE' AND Git EAT DESTRUCTION OF ? ''? ' ? VROVERTf. ???;????-??? There have been : great' floods ; in the Gipps lahd and Bacchus Marsh districts'; and at Wai halla, whioh is situated between high ranges, the main and onlv street of the township was converted into a raging torrent. At least six lives have been lost. Bacchus Marsh also suffered severely from the overflow of the Werribee, and on the Lerderderg thousands of acres were under water. About 11 a.m. on 3rd August the line between Werribee And Little River was under water some two miles west of Werribee, but the trains were able to get through. A wooden bridge on the Briagolong and Maffra line was washed away from its position on the Avon River, between Busby Park and Boisdale, cutting off communication on the Traralgon and Strat ford line. Tho engine of the 5.50 train from Bairnsdale got off the rails in thin vicinity, and the traffio was suspended. A culvert between Fernbank and Munro was swe...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MR.R.J. M'CULLOCH, JUDGE TO THE VICTORIA RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

MR. R. J. M'OULLOOH, JUDGE TO THE ?j.i-n ^VICTORIA RACING CLUB.: £-?-!-.' ?? [ 'Mr; Rl' Ji'M'Cullooli,' sporting7 oditor :.ot The' Leader, has been appointed judge to tho Victoria Racing Club, the position having beeu recently vacated by Mr. Wakloy, in whoso place. Mr. F. F. Dakin acted until appointed lmndi- , capper. Mr. M'Culloch has boon intimately oonneoted with racing in Viotoria for the lntit 17 . years, and his long and uninterrupted oxperi enoe should qualify him to fulfil the duties per taining to his new offioe with complete satisfao-r tion. . The portrait of the newly appointed' Judge -is' from- a photograph by' - Johnstone, - ' O'SbtnneMy And Co., of Collins-street. M«. R. J. M'OULLOOH, the V.R.C. Jui-an. M«. R. J. M'OULLOOH, the V.R.C. Jui-an.

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DEATH OF SIR CHARLES MACMAHON. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

DEATH OF SIR CHARLES MACMAHON. Sir Charles MaoMahon, ..who has boon in bail' health for sometime, died on Friday evening, 28th Aug., at his reuidonce, East Melbourne. He was at one time a prominent figure in public .life in this colony, and filled several important officos. The deceased, born 10th July, 1824, came of a good Irish family. His father, the late Sir 'William MaoMahon, at one time held the office of Master of Rolls in Ireland, and the seat of the family wan Focarry' House, County Tyrone, Ireland. In his young days the deceased gentleman was an ensign in the 71st Highland Light Infantry, and afterwards exchanged into the 10th Hussars. He retired from the army in 1858 with the rank of captain, and in the following year arrived in Melbourne. . His .services were scoured by the Government,. he being appointed Assistant Com missioner of Police, and upon the re- - tirement of SirV W. . H.; F. Mitchell succeeded that* officer as Chief Commissioner, but did not remain long in th...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

gg|gQR THE BLOOD IS THE LIFE. ' l|j~ ,,.; [[CLARKE'S J0*£i ~ larluty.aucl speaks °higblyXof its I WMtTfo^7TW7mMnMM^^^^^Kl^^^*^^^A ^BPf ^H llllH ||| metallic impregnation, doeB Hot etnoaoy; in skin affections, &c. On I IB I II 1 1 'J ? 1 1 tf&UlUS^P^^^ i^l^l H W^ ? KJHPCSal contain any injurious ingredient, t Ilia acoount wo wrote asking if you I I^B 'I ? ? 1 1 ? IS^UM^^'^^L^^^^ ^^^^H ^1 ^^^L ^1 ^BKi^^^S^fl^HI and is a good, safe ana useful medi; could supply the Mixture for dis- | |^B J M * mMM^t^^^^^^L^ ^K^^. ^^^^B ^I^B^I ^H ^^^^^L i^^^^^^^^^fl^^^i^^^^lH omo#l , ponsing purposes.' WM^^^MH ? J^J wLB^2&^fif%\W 1 M ^Bll ALFRED SWAINE TAYLOR,' NOOrugRis9t' &o.t Agra, India, 5°th HI f^^) I H B ^^^ Pl^^^Sg^^BMj|l^^ij|ljjJ^^^TO Lectur^o^MedicalJurisprudenoe ' A moat wonderful oiwe of the efficacy ot your medioine has transpired here, to which really. If not knowing the fact, I was not prepared to give credence. A gentleman of great wealth and of alwobl worl...

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THE GERMAN EMPEROR'S VISIT TO LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

THE GERMAN. EMPEROK'S VISIT TO LONDON. In this issuo we present a view of the caskot containing1 tho address . of welcome presented by tho Corporation of tho City of London to his Majesty the German Emperor, at the Guildhall, on 10th July last. The beautiful caskot is inailo entirely of 18-carat hall marked gold, richly ornamented with ouamela and precious stonos, and its design embodies many features ilhtstrativo of tho cordial 'rotations existing between tho German Empire and Great Britain. Tho cover consists of a framework of gold in wliioh aro set finely executed onamels, in colors, of important views of the Oity of London, and cresting the cover is a beautiful figure represent ing tlio City, while at intervals around it aro Imperial .Gorman Eagles oxeouted in black oxydised gold. Under tho centre canopy in tho body of the casket appear the Imporial arms, crown, mopto t and supporters of the German Empire, the crown being set with' diamonds. The subjects which occupy the end pan...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
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WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

WIT AND HUMOK. No one: feels poorer than tho rich man whose income has just been reduced by 5 per cent. Frequently Mistaken ron Each Other. — It takes some people n long while to find out that noor health is not religion. On Equai/_ Ground. — I beg pardon, but won't you 'ask', your .wife1 to 'remove her hat? I enn't'seo the stage.!'' Husband-(whispering hnok) ' Ask ..her yourself, please.. Y-oit don't know her as well as I do.' . ; WHO 18 the 'Australian parodist, dnmned by the London Speoiaiortp ovil fame, who produced a- burlesque entitled King' Arthur ; or. Launpelot tho Tjonso, Gin-ever the Square, and the Knights of the Bound' Table and other Furniture. SAiiA's PuN.^Mr. ,G.' A. Sala produced a burlesque in 1869 in whioh this momorable couplet occurs : — ' -. , '?? 5 Tt seems to mo the. duty, of a va Is simply nil his children's bliss to mar. Thin is called one of the author's beat pUns ; we muHt' be thankful, then, for the small merov of being spared any jests, of inferior qual...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
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THE "CITY," MILFORD SOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

;THB 'OIT-Y,' MILFORD1 'SOUND, -(FaoM APHOTOOUAi-H BY PWUTON BkoB,, DUNBPIN. )— 8KB PAQJ6 18, ? . ?.:i'r' ' ..wii -?' ?.':?!?) ;?? .;?;.-' ',V.. ?,,-.':. -V ? ; . ',.-,'?? -??....?.??':???- -(FaoM APHOTOOUAi-H BY PWUTON BkoB,, DUNBPIN. )— 8KB PAQJ6 18, ? . ?.:i'r' ' ..wii -?' ?.':?!?) ;?? .;?;.-' ',V.. ?,,-.':. -V ? ; . ',.-,'?? -??....?.??':???-

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SPORTING NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

The Spring Meeting of tho Australian Jookey Club commenced on 12th Sept. at Randwiok under favorable circumstances, the weather being fine, and the attendance numerous, many visitors from Victoria and the other colonies being present. Proceedings opened with the Hurdle Race, whioh was won by Buttinn, fol lowed by Bella and Buokley. The disappoint ing Gatling was made a ' great favorite for the Trial Stakes, but again ran badly, and tho dinner turned up unex pectedly in Affiance, a dead heat for second place being run by Mitre and Killaloe. The A.J.C. Derby attracted seven starters, Stromboli maintaining his position as favorite up to the fall of the flag, though many good . judges preferred the ohance of Oxide, and as the result proved there was but little to choose between the two, Stromboli just winning by half . a head, with Aster third a long wny behind. The winner is by Chester — Etna, and was bred by the late Mr. James White, who sold him and the other Kirkham yearlings of 188...

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THE WOMBEYAN CAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

?BH^JJWr-JiB'EYAN OA-VJSS/ \w J?jrrN-€te«siJ«riJ.' / The glories of-4;hfeifnrno-ibdirnystono caves at Jenolan are well known ~tq''many poople, but very few, comparatively speaking, know muoh about the wonderful set of caves at 'Wombeyan. These latter can be reached by two routes from the Southern line of railway. The first and older is that from. Goulburn vid Taralga, a dis tance of about SO miles, along a good coaching road; the newer and less known route is from the main Southern road between Mittagong and Berrima. r Any of, tho three popular sauatortums in tho Borrima district— Moss Vale, Bpwral, or Mittagong — nakes a' good starting point for the oave--, and to tourists and visitors either offers the advantage of being between 50 and 60 milos nearer the oity than the Goulburn route ; whilst those who have a liking for the romantic and are fond of natural sconory will be able to gratify their tastes to nn almost unlimited ex tent on- the newer route; This road will traverse .a pi...

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

* ! The first ' venture .'of the' new 'oompany formed to. run ,the Tbdatre* Royal, Melbourne, was a la'mentabl_e'-: failure,' artistically' :i and ' ?mone- tarily/- JViiRB'-'Liura 'Villiera and her company, 1 ! who had been engaged at ! home to' initiate the i'1new-'enterprl8e,;ipr6ved to* be ''essentially of '''provincial'11 calibre, 'arid ''? were ; v6ted_ -on1'- the ????' night -'?'' of r-;the ''? opening ':- ?'? 'not ' :good !*'endugh ' 'for ra metropolis; and subsequent per '' f or mances confirmed this verdict. Misa VilHers, 1 in a letter to the press, admitted, the aoft im ? peach men t, and craved consideration.1 Who oould ? resist a 'woman's tears ? for lachrymose indeed '''was'her appeal.' ;; :The Dancing Girl arid Wood 1 ' barrow'Fa'rmj: their trump cards, ? we're '. failures ? 'and withdrawn iri ^ rapid' succession^ wlion'a series ' ' of '- somewhat utale but popular melodramas fol ? lowedj and secured more patronage 'than might : have been anticipated. As early n« the e...

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AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

?vjCold weather has' been experienced during ''the past month, though with an occasional fine day intervening, but the temperature has rarely fallen to freezing ; showerj have been frequent in the southern parts of the colony, but rare in' the northern distrusts, so that pastures and odreal crops have been oheokod in certain neighborhoods through the deficiency of moisture. Aboiit Boort the weather has been abnormally dry, and, as stated in a recent teWram, the crops are fading rapidly. Some ra'in hat recently fallen in parts of the Wimmera country, but more is wanted in all the northern distrusts. Thefungoid disease known as '?take all ' has already appeared in some parts of. thjo Wimmera distriot. A plague of caterpillars has appeared at Mitiamo, whore, it is Btated, they aro in myriads, eating all verdure before them, thus devastating many ncres of pasture lrtnd. Other speoies are destroying the gum. trees in the neighborhood of Bendigo. It is feared that locusts will again be nu...

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AUXILIARY SQUADRON ENTERTAINMENT AT THE EXHIBITION.— THE TUG OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

; AUXILIARY SQUAD KON aBNTa»TAINMHNT; !AT THE; EXHIBITIQN.--THIS [TVQ ;;OF; 'WAR^;;^

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
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BRISBANE FROM BOWEN TERRACE.- [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

BRISBANE, FROM BOWEN. TEBRAOE. (From a Photograph bt J. R. Mann, O.E., Melbourne.)— See Page 18. ? - (From a Photograph bt J. R. Mann, O.E., Melbourne.)— See Page 18. ? -

Publication Title: Illustrated Australian News
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News — 1 October 1891

THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRA LIAN news. . (Published on the 1st of Kvery Month). . Contains, in addition to a well written Summary of the Month ; a Full Account of the Events through out the Colonies; also a Selection of High Class Engravings, Illustrative of Colonial Scenery, Current Eventn Ac, &c Tt has a first class sale in Australia, Tasmania, and New.Zealftnd, besides being well distributed through out Europe, America and the ? The Best Artists and Engravers in Australia are engaged on Thellluatidted Australian News. SUBSCRIPTION (including postage), 8s. PER AN.NJJM. * BATES for ADVERTISEMENTS :— 10s. per INjCH (single column). SPECIAL LONDON OFFICE : 140 Fleet-st., E.G. f 1 FOREIGN AGENTS: - : | LONDON. GEOi STREET and Co., 30 CornhlU.E.C. F. ALGAR; 11, 12 Clement's-lane, Lombard-st BATES, HENDYandCo., 37 Walbrook, B.C. GORDON and GOTCH; St. Brido-st., E.C. ~ CLARKE, SON and PLATT, 85 Gracechurch-st. F. H. PHILLIPS, 131 Fleet-st., E.C. R. WATSON, 150 Fleet-st., E.C. T. COLMA...

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