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A PERILOUS VOYAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 21 July 1870
S A PERILOUS VOYAG-E. - 4-+--- a There was, when the mail left, being fitted up in Liverpool, from which place; she widl sail, a small boat, about 20:feet long, called t the City of Raguse. The vessel is the pro perty of Captain Pimor. z, but she will be s sailed by Captain'- 0 Bucldey, her destina tion atter leaving the Mersey being New York, from whence should all. go. well, these Sadventurou voyagers iontend; making the-re t turn trip. Both gentleinenAeel, confident that with the course they have planned. out for themselves and fair weather they will be. able to reach New York in about 50, das. 1 The City.of Raguse is, being made as,. comrn.. fortable and a" seaworthy as ,possible. She is covered over hler whcle length, and lined inrside to the flobring, having a man hole, or cockpit, amidship. Down '"below" is fitted up with as much comfort as the limited space would permit of: There is. a patent stove for cooling the :provsions--berd being three months' supplies on board---orbt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 21 July 1870
I(ILS 0z-Impoondad at Kilmore roan bulok bald face, cooked horns, near ear 'arl0ed f of rib white bllock, near ee marked, II near ribs, like Fri off rump white ian' , and rump, cooked horns, illegb brand nea sboulder rd ld bie bullock, Dear ear marked. B near rib, silegible near ,F older ,trorabr1 keifer, B o?ribs str bt h eiod er, to b1 ,old on 1lO h Aug. St clDme RSON, Poundkeeper 3!cIVOR CREEK,-Impounded at MoIror bar mkre saddle marked, HS conjoined near ribs, D oL near iho?lder strdaberr teer, both ee marked, no brands It not claimed, &c, to by sold3 on 10lh Aug Jd WILSON, Poundkeeper. IfORAbG.-Impounded at Morang red and white heifer calf, two indistinot brands near ramp atruberry heifer calf, two indistinot brands near r by or, blotch brands like MD conjoaned lroe blue traawberry bullcek, cock horns, lump on Dar ride neck, near ear alit, indistinct brands cf rump and back rIfor cd bracme. to be sold on 10th Aug J HUTCHIN ON, Poundkeeper ADVERTISEMENTS. SUBSCRIPTION LI...
BURNING OF A PASSENGER SHIP AND LOSS OF 120 SOULS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 21 July 1870
BURNING OF A PASSENtuER SHIP AND LOSS OF 120 SOULS. (saox TAE 8; A BHCIaTB, tPLY 12.) The destructionr of a ship by fire is at all times a most appalling spectacle, but when it is known that a number of fellow- creatures have also perished it beoJmes doqbly so; and in one of these terrible dramas the Mgrray (just arrived in our waters) played an important part, although she was powbrless to rescue many from tie devastating elements. Captain B egg gives a graphic description of the occurrence, from which is appears that on the night of May 26, in lat g3deg 40 min S., long 87deg 60min W,, one.of the hands at the masthead reported a sin. gular illumination astern, and on closer inppeaion thewefiection becamo more apparent, and after a very short interval .it was afrmed to bhe a ship on fire. In order to elearly ascertain the truth, the Murray's uourse.was obhnged,. andall sail mide. Tne distance was than computradt:30. m les, and vftcr sailing for an hour it was immediately seen to be ...
TROUBLES OF A LAND SELECTOR [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
TROUBLES OF A LAND SELECTOIb Rumors of riots and threats of shonting were rite icn BIilerrt lately, says the Courier, the cabus belli being a dispute between a 42nd section selector named John Neill, re. siding with a itfe and two sons in a locality with the elegant title of Devil's Guliy, runt ning from the De-ad Hlorse range towards the Inkermaun lead, and situated in Yale Park; and on. the other side a number of miners % ho desire to t:ake up claims '-iti in the settler's fence. The warden had some days before visited the ground, but found himself powerless to take action in the mate ter. A sort of siege took place by a nam ber of' men. who, however, did not get through Neill's fence, but contE nted themseives with threatening to turn limn out, burn him out, and so forth. But Neill dared any to enter on the land at their peril, ana as no one seemed ready to run any risk of a fight, the struggling visitors successivelyeame and went and no ?etu.tl mischief was done. The Courier's r...
A VISION. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
A VISION.. The following letter appears in the New York Herald : "Noticing your article on the clairvoy, ants in Sunday's Herald, I concluded to r give you my ideas on the missing steamer, which, I assert, must have been burnt at sea. SMy grounds for the above are these :-On Friday night, the 25th February, I had a lady friend from the country sleeping with ne, and had been talking a great deal on 1 different subjects, especially on the marriage question and other philosophical questions quite foreign to any vision ; but conditions were, as we say, right, and much harmony existed between us. All at once, the whole side of the house seemed to roll away, and I saw a bright light and heard a voice near we say in a spent whisper,' look at the fire.' I looked, when I saw the light and flame; saw a steamer burning, people struggiDng in the flames and in the water. I, much terrified, saw that it was a vision. I tried to speak to my companion, and the voice said, ' Nay, look further.' Again...
HEATHCOTE [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
BE ATHGOTE According to the Times, the following p,;ep ru for colonial produce at HeRthcote : Flour L12 to L1210 per tin Wheat 4s 6d to 4. 9d per bushel Oats 3s 6d to 4s do Cape arley 2a 6d to $. 9d da Maize 7s do Bran 18 Od do. Pollard I ard da Potato°r £5 per ton Hay £3 to £4 do G(.aff L5 to £8 do Butter (aoed fresalh Is 2d per lb Eggs is ter dozen
A FRENCH EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
.A FRENCH EDITOR. Just now, when one newspaper editor is t enjoying a re:.t in Kirkdale gaol, and mnother r is suffering all the penalties by :,nticpation 't of a criminal prosecution for a libel upon le some of the best and greatest in the land, a qulotatiou from a story in the last Cornhill, although not bearing on the plot, will not be - out of season. The speaker is a Parisian Sjourun list, one Monsieur Roquet. He relates his misadventures to the Prince Moles kine: " Fortune has played tricks with me over since I was fool enough to buy an ink ;" pot, a pea, and a ream of paper. Never yet : have I met. with any editor whom I could r conlvert to my views. Every one of them, '? without exception, has grown scared, shied, a and ufin!y thrown me over. The first I "1 wrote under was poor Griffin-he's dead I1, now, and I'm sorry for it for I bear no malice 1 Before I had been a fortnight on his paper, d 1 got hmh six mouth s imprisonment, and the o printer too. They ought both to h"'e ...
LATE EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN NEWS. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
LTEI EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN NEWS. Sydney, Thursday. The Wonga Wonga arrived at half past ten last night, bringing Californian and English news to the 10th June. The Flying Sqtadron had left IIonolalu for Valparaiso. San Francisco, June 10. The prospects of the crops in California have improved since last advices. Oregon will have a full tverage crop. t At the recent election at Oregon the de. anoerats carried the election of all state officers, members of Congress, and a majo rity in the state Legislature, thus insuring the election of the democratic representative to the United States Senate in the next t session of the Legislature. The Red River troubles are again assuming a serious aspect. Fears are entertained that F the course adopted towards Reil will involve the whole of the north western territory in a war. The United States Senate have rejected the Sandwich Islands reciprocity treaty. F No action has yet been taken on the ocean qteamer subsidies to Australia and China. The '...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
SPECIAL NOTICE. CHEAP SALE OF DRAPERY, MILLINERY and CLOTaI[N(, O001 and SHOES, &c. To Continue until the 31st July; See Handbills. T. J. GEOGHEGAN, Commercial House, Sydney street, Kilmore; NOTICE. Education Office, Melbour- e, 25th July, 1870 The following gentlemetl have been a:pointed by the Board of Education, Members of the Loadl Com mitteea of the ,ndermentioned Common Schools, without prejudici to the power of the Board to with. draw aid from the schools at any time subject to the provisions of the Act :. Iig Hill, Kilmore. No. 179. Rev Robert Meaee. Kilmore. Na 358. rev, Robert Meaoe. By order of the Roard, BF EANE, Secretary
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE KILMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
COMMERCIAL IN PELLIGENUB RILMORE. George Hudson quotes : Oats, Colonial, 3s to 3s 3d per bushel Bran, is per bushel Pollard, is 4d per bushel Hay, new L3 65s to L3 10s per ton Chaff, 4s per cwt. Potatoes, 3s to 3s 6d per cwt John J Reilly quotes : Oats 3s 3d to 3+ QPI per bush Bran is 2d do Pollard s1 41 do Iay L3 10s per tos Chaff 4s per cwt Potatoes L3 56 to La 15. per ton
SUNDAY IN NEW YORK. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
SUNDAY IN NEW XORL .----'---- The common rule among Eng ish dai:J papere, which Sunday is regarded as a holiday, does not obtain by any means universally in America. Never, theless the people of the United States, being a ri gionls prople, do not transact business o, a Sundr. ;' Th" result is that the New York drily paper, whic , Iha put all the news of Saturday mt, its Sund.: .; issue', r1as on ~ko.rday little worlkly nr~a to give, end ': tfll- ba?c, lt necrestry, upon reports from dileariun places of worship ina Nea York and Washington, lheirs it comesa to pass that in the New York lels i of Munday, 11 h Aprtl, we.hve nearly two pg ii devoted to a descril tion of Palm Sunday in that ril:. The American paper cannot, as we can, make abro,! ditii, eti, i between "orthodox" and "urccrrhod," New York, for ~1l rligiotns being, front the jour, nalietio p,iunt of vi w, on a par, there is.nt choice hut I to put Roman Oathnlic, Presbyterian, Spiritula i? Free Lover, 'U itrian, and Episcopal...
Tuesday, July 26. (Before A P Akehurst, Esq, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
Tuesday, July 26. (Before A P Akehurst, Esq, P.M.) Michael Curley,. charged with lar. ceny, was ordered to gaol for two months with hard labor. Police v Madden for selling liquor with out a licence. Fined £5 and costs. The issue of a warrant was held over fbr a forth night to enable defendant apply for a reduc tion of fine. Police v Ghent for removing timber from Crown Lands without a licenee; Fined 10s snd 2s 6d costs Police v John Flynn for riding a horse on the wrong side of the street. Fined 5s and 2s 6d costs. Police v Arthur Stillman, charged with refusing to support his wife and ehildren. Defendant denied the charge, and upon being put into the box said that at the prey sent time his wife had ample means of sup port. Ordered to stand over for a week so as to enable the defendant come to, some. arm rangement. Patrick Morphet applied for a certificate for the issue af a beer licence, which was granted. Mark Madlden app);ed fnr.a hear licenoe for a house near Broadford" Granted<...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
TO; CORRESPONDENTS. To ensure the znerrfn of communications it is absolutely necessary Ibat they should be couched in moderate lang?uage, and oritten. in the form of le ter.. All oommunicctions intended for. insertion must be. authenticated by,the n,,ne ,and address of the writer nut necessarilyj for publication but a a gua'ntees of. good faith. SEYISOUR ROM) RO~LVR R&CE. (To the Editor of the Free Press.) Smt,-Many.of your readers are not aware that we bold periodical races in Seymour, for the handsome prize of a seat in the Road Board. As we are on the eve of one of those events, you will have no objection I hope to allow me say a word or two on the merits and condition of the animale likely to come forward.: At the June meeting the ertries for the Extra. ordinary Publican's Purse were Rob Roy, 'Yankee Grab, and Billy Button, but the latter cob waee scratched, Yankee Grab having paid his entrance money, which gained him a double chance over Rob Roy, Both horses wezt off wi...
WARDEN'S COURT, KILMORE. Tuesday, July 26, 1870. (Before Mr Warden Akeburst) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
"*WARDEN'S COURT, KILLPOTEE. Tuesday, July 26, 1870. I (Before :Mr kWarden Akehlurat) Edrward Youille v Freeman, Sinnrttt and i others. Aplication for abandonment of a o.claim at Yea, Granted. P Richard Manuel v same parties Appli t catioa for abandonment of a portion, of s?ame t claim. Granted. S James Mitchell applihed for a lease of 25. 3i acres of land at Sunday Creek.. Rgcomt .t mended Writing of the r.,notinn if Ton:,ariro, the fawl.e's Bay Herald of the 8th instant jirea the followin: Yesterday morninc the irnmense volnums .i danne ir block smnke which .,?s hben n emited framn Tngn , riro eo re plainly v;ihle frcm the hill, at Nepirr, sa Swell as other parts of the enrroundi,·g plains. T'e loud reports which hive been distire ly he7rd for the last fortnight-an" which are at times likaned to the. 3 boom. of heavy artillery, at. other4 to the noise caun.d Lt by the falling of an immense b'ay of matter-are r, still heard on the plains at intervals of five minet,,s Cor thereabout...
Kilmore Free Press PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
itinWot'se gra Wooss PUB5ISHBD THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1870. ON the second Thursday in August in each year, according to the Local Government Act, and on the second Tuesday in August, according to that, elaborately compiled new act entitled the Boroughs Statute, one-third of the members of our local governing bodies shall retire, and this provision consequently brings us to the usual annual election, an event which, for the most part, usually passes off without any intense excitement of the general populace in thia$ staid rural district. Though admitting that there is indeed very little excitement in this locality over our electiona-although the Borough has long since became famous in history for the rowdyism which characterized the proceed ings of independent electors when returning a member of Parliament-still e are not inclined to question the wisdom of making those who are entrusted 'with the manages ment of public monies come before their constituents occasionally ...
LANCEFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
LANOEFIEfD. Wheat 4s Od to 5s Od per bushel Flour LI, per ten Pollard le 6r1 to ls 9d per bushel Bran is 3d do SANDHURST. Messrs L. MACPRERSOi AIND Co. report: Saturday: 23rd July. Unbroken stock-None forward. Broken in stock-As usual our bazaar was well attended by the gen:.ral public as well as by dealers, and the draught stock cffered were very superior: Sales of the best class of heavy draught stock ate still difficult to effect, there being scarcely any contracts going forward in the district, and the carrying trade is at present reduced to very narrow limits. Prices remain unaltered, say-heavy draught ,.40 to £50 ; medium, £18 to £30; hacks and light harness, L5 to L12; weeds unsaleable; onur- best price for draught stock on Saturday, was L3T'10s Store and Milch ea'tlo-Our sales are-Milch cows from L5 to L7 10s per head; store oiws and two yea, old heifers from 27e 6d to 62s 6d per head. Quiet store cattle are greatly in demand, and we could plac~ two or three hundred head at ...