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TRAGICAL FATE OF A LION TAMER. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
TRAGICAL FATE OF A LION TAMER. A letter from Wurtzburg, Bavaria, in the Petit Journal, gives the following doubtful account of a scene said to have' taken place in that town on the 25th ult.:—u A French man named Soulages, a native of Colmar, has for some time past been e;diibiting, with great success, at Wurtzburg, as a lion tamer. On the day above-mentioned he entered a den containing a lion jyid a lioness, and made them go through various performances. The spec tators loudly applauded. Elated by these plaudits, Soulages determined to do some-* thing more extraordinary, and for that pur pose he collected in one den a lion, a lioness, a white bear, two black bears, four hyenas, two wolves, and a tiger. He then entered himself, whip in hand, but the door was scarcely closed when the tiger made a spring at the lion and the white bear. This was. the signal of a terrific struggle between all the beasts, who appeared at once to recover their natural ferocity. Soulages, hoping to intimid...
A PUBLIC EXECUTION IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
A PUBLIC EXECUTION IN JAPAN. The two men said to have been implicated in the murderof Major Baldwin and Lieutenant Bird were executed on the HM&of December, and it is hoped that through'their revelations the other murderers may be detected. The authorities endeavoured to keep the matter ^ quiet to prevent a crowd, but it somehow oozed out on; the preceding evening, and a large ^number of. foreigners assembled. "■ A coroei^iM^tof the thefol^iWHgconcise^etchof jtheproceedings: —-"The ;idoor; cords :s®d crowd, and made to ^^I dowii ^on a mai placed before a hole dug^ receive his hlood "* head. The £^te»s * * " *v ' '* rpffhis neck, and j tzar all. one way; purchased a nejw sword bladejandhadaBked1 permission to 4o the duty, and Vl* ' weapon. After securing the linen round the handle, and carefully whetting the blade, he took up his position deliberately on the, left side c>f the victim, and raising the sword high above his'head with both hands, let it fall with a swoop which...
DREADFUL MURDER BY MONKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
DREADFUL MURDER BY MONKS. Accounts have been received from Catania of an atrocious deed committed by two monks in the province of Messina. It appears that two abandoned-friars had succeeded in decoy ing into their inonastry a young girl, who in due time became enceinte. Struck with con sternation, and fearing exposure, they at at once thought upon measures for ridding themselves of such dangerous evidence, com promising their chastity and reputation. Saving again induced the poor girl to. enter the precincts of the convent they secretly slew her, and, seeking to destroy every trace of their murderous deed, they carried the body of their victim to the crypt. There they placed the corpse in an old coffin, having previously removed the former tenant,' and interred it m ail old grave. The coffin con taining the new body was then replaced hastily, and the monks withdrew to their cells, rich in the belief that no eye had watched theirproceedings. Fate had other wise decreed. It so happene...
DIABOLICAL ASSAULT BY A WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
DIABOLICAL ASSAULT BY A WIFE. On Friday, February 3, Elizabeth Bridget Chambers, 36 years of age, was charged before Mr Ellison with: assaulting H. Cham- \ feers, her husband, by wilfully throwing npon him a corrosive liquid, thereby purposing bodily harm. The evidence went to show that Chambers had been married nine years, that his wife shortly afterwards became a most dissolute character, and that during his absence at his business as a French polisher | in the neighbourhood of the court, she made I away with the entire furniture of his private | house. From the possession of two shops and. [as many workman, he at length, bv her wasteful and intemperate habits, become so reduced as to render it imperative on him to separate from, her and take a single room in Essex-street, Hoxton, she agreeing to receive 12s. 6d. a week, which was regularly paid to her from tliat time, about four months since. Becoming dissatisfied with that amount, however, she waylaid him, and further thwarted h...
EXTRAORDINARY SUICIDE BY A BOY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
EXTRAORDINARY SUICIDE BY A BOY. ■ On ; Monday evening January 23, Mr F. Mackenzie^ coroner for the borough of Tiyer ton, Devon, held an inquest, at the sexton's house in Tiverton Cemetery, on the body of John Fewings, the gravedigger's son, a boy only 13 years old, who committed suicide, after quarrelling with a younger brother during a game of marbles, under the subjoined circumstancesOn Saturday last the de ceased, who is but 13 years of age (as above stated), left his brother, with whom he had been at play, in anger, and had gone nobody knew whither. His father and mother, having noticed his absence a short time afterwards, instituted a search of their pre mises, which are situated within the cemefeiy, but could not find him. His father, finding that he had not returned up to a late hour, made further search in the: town and com-! municated with the police at 11 o'clock in the | night, but no tidings could be obtained of the missing boy, whose absence, through his being j subject...
A PAIR OF IRISH RUFFIANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
A PAIR OF IRISH RUFFIANS. On Wednesday, February 1, George Ryan, and Daniel Kenny, Irishmen, were charged befoTe Mr Knox with the following assaults —Chappie, police-constable 67 D, stated that at an early hour in the morning he was on duty in Blandford-street, and heard loud screams of " Murder I" and u Police 1" in an adjoining mews. He went down the mews and saw a young woman on the ground with her clothes over her head, and the prisoner holding her down. The young woman was struggling, and begged of him to pull Ryan away. He did so, and the young woman ran off. Both the prisoners then commenced to kick and strike him with their fists. He toolfc Ryan into custody, and the other prisoner^ who had been jBtandiqg-i^^ proceedings when"Ryan waspn the groundj struck him several severe blows. The witness took out his staff to defend himself, when it was wrenched from him and broken. The; prisoners then dragged him into a passage; arnjl closed the door. It was quite dark. Ryan exclaimed ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. GILBERT, HALL, AND DUNN'S RALD ON THE NUBRIGGAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
NEW SOUTH WALES. GILBERT, HALL, A3SD BTJIOff's BALD ON . THE NTTBRIGGKAIN". - , A cotrespondentreports that on the evening of Sunday, as Mr Brazier, landlord of the Nubriggan Inn, with some other gentlemen, were enjoying their pipes, four horsemen, Veil mounted, three of them with every appearance of wealthy gentlemen, dashed up to the door. The stoutest immediately dis mounted, entered the inn, and walking up to Mr Brazier, ordered him to turn out his pockets Mr Brazier, thinking it was making* rather free, asked him sternly what he meant,; and ordered him from behind the bar, but the; 'sight of ^a revolver in hand and a number | round his waist caused him to unbend tils brow, and submit with as good a grace as possible. Gilbert turned the pockets of Mr Brazier inside out, and threw the few shillings they contained on the counter, and demanded to know where he kept his cash. He was told generally in the pockets of his pants. In the meantime Gilbert and Dunn placed all the men, wome...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
mSCET-TiANEOTJa SHIPPING. The masters of the vessels which have recently arrived from Tasmania and Newcastle, speak warmly ill commendation ofthe usefulness of the lightship on Tipara B>ee£ They approached its vicinity during the night, and guided by its light wereenabled to run into the Bay with perfect -"safety.. To enter the Bay by night has hitherto, . except lmder. favourable circumstances, been attended with considerable risk and detention, and the practice withjmost shipmasters, on arriving off the entrance, has been to anchor ..or keep an offing till daylight. The establishment, however, . of the lightship has rendered the .passage safe and ^ facile. The l%ht was observed in hazy weather ! liv Caotifin Anderson, ofthe Walrus, at a dis tanee of six .miles; Captain Murray, of the schooner Pilbt^ saw it "when twelve miles off; and Captain TTb.11, 0f the Fairfield, perceived it with distinctnessatadistance of fifteen miles. The schooners Pilot and Walrus arrived on Wednesday,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
Hotels,&c. PEINCE OF WALES HOTEL, :aiGGjn^ JfiEKS rettuios his thanks to the people *' of Moonta, and strangers Visiting the SimeBj for the liberal . patronage they have accorded mm, and hopes, by continuing to keep laboring but the best drinks, to merit a continu mcfeof'theirfeyours. ' 3|The best accommodation for travellers j also, goodStabling and Stockyards. ■ ■ ■ M. WEEKS, 1-2-52 Proprietor. ^OYLE Begs to inform bis Mends J3Ls and the public generally, that he has takeiilJie EXCHANGE HOTEL, Kadina, lately occupiedby Mr Thomas Moyle, and hopes by attention to businesB, and a supply of the best. Liquors, to receive a continued share of &lt;rapp0i4. . : 2J.B.—Good Stabling and a supply of water always oh hand. • H. Y. MOYLE, 4-i2-c . KADINA. o E IDS I D G- E IfcP-• (Late Lanbiobd of the Junction Hotel Nobth-Roaj>), PEINCE OF WALES HOTEL, POET WALLAJROO, 8-2-c WHITE LION IffN, KADINA. VM" W. WILSON begs to notify to his friends » in the-district that he has token...
COMMERCIAL. WALLAROO TIMES Office, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
COMMERCIAL. Wallaeoo Times Office, IMday Evening. We have no alteration to note in quotations of - prices. Business in general is improving, although - by slow degrees. The quantity of water saved from last Tuesday's rain is not so great as had been expecfced. Distilled water remains.,at .6s a - hhcL; surface water from a few. tanks.is procur ' 'able st somewhat lower rates. There have%een imported during the week, from Tasmania, a quantity of sawn timber, palings, potatoes, oats, an^ onions. •
THE SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
THE SECRET. I BREATHE thyname in the snid^ht air. In a fond good night and a fervent prayer. . Tholl hear'stit nok—to Heaven alone : - u>-'v-; •That name is spoken, that prayeris known. - Thou hear'et it not—for still apart J /fl /j Our lives must he 5 6aeh throhhin^hew^ ^1" Its treasured secret bound to hide JProm all the Jiving wo: • To hide from alk—and With courteous words Wi&welfisslook,and We meet and part. -£h! How dear the passing . That seem to see not*,? ■ -Beyond all ^ise^the t;
— WALLAROO PRICES CURRENT. Wallaroo, April 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
- ' JsFALIiAEOO PBICES CUBEENT. Wallaroo, April 21. Water, 6s per hhd. BETA!!.. Barley, 6s 6dj oats, 7s ; pollard, 2s 2d; bran, 1b lid to 2s; chaff, 9s to03 6d. *- ' BBEA3) AU3) SIiOIIE. - Bread, 4^d to6d per 2 Hour, 3d per lb VI 4Ssperbag BOTCHES HEAT. ' > BedE, 5fl to Sd per lb ; Pork; 7d to 10'd per lb Mutton, 5d fco 7dper lb Teal, 7d to lOd per lb Xiamb,, 3b 6d fa 4s 6d Sausages, 6d per lb ■" per'qr '* ' -• . jj- r , DAlBY PBODUCE. Bafeon, Is Od per lb Hams, colonial, Is 2d per ISu&er, fresh, Os Od lb Snanfe'ljoi salt., ls"6d Do, English, Is 6d HC&eepe, cdloiuj^ Is per Milk, 8d per quart lb Ducks, 8s per pair. D&lt;S,3EiigliBli, Is 6d do Fowls^e do Eggs, lB6dprardbz ; OyatCTB, Is per doz . FiBh, 6d to Is 6d per doz to. 2s each TBUIT. u:-3?eachcs, 3dper lb. ~ lams, £d per qt raicoiB, iiotife ^ Praus, 3d per lfa $3 to 4de&ch inions, 4d per lb
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
TASMANIA. The discovery of a paying goldfield "has not yet been announced. Mr Hargraves hasacon cluded his examination of the Fingal district and is now prosecuting his researches in the north-western part of the island, but the season, will soon be too far advancedfor such explorations. The visit of Mr Hargraves will cost the colony in one way or. other from. £1500 to £2000, the probable result being a report stating that he bad not found a paying alluvial gold-field; that unHke sofne of the wonderful geniuses who aspire to public position in Launceston, he couldn't make one ; that there are quartz reefs yielding gold, but to what extent is uncertain; and that the old Midland -Quartz Crushing Company blundered. Seeing, that all th&'vras known before, perhaps it may be admitted that after all we have given too*miicb for our whistle* ~ -We -do -not blame Mr: Hargraves. For anything we know to the contrary, he , hps been triost indefatigable in his exertioiis, but it is hot in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
Shipping. SfE&M TO POET WALLAROO AKD ^ POET AUGUSTA. T SI Screw-Steamship ROYAL SHEPHERD, H. Wabd, Commander, Wai leave Port Addaide, for Port "Wallaroo and Port-Augusta, on SATURDAY, May 6. •. ■ ■ s_ . The ROYAL SHEPHERD will, on her return trip, leave Port Augusta, for Wallaroo and Port " Adelaide, on THURSDAY, May 11. J. B. AUSTIN, Agent, 14 d Port Wallaroo. NOTICE TO COjSrSIGSGBESi PES SHIP "HASBIET HOPE." k 1L Claims for damage or J-3L short delivery must be rendered in duplicate on or before SATURDAY, the 13th &etV/oj&erwiee they 'will not be allowed. l • W. C. ELAND, Agent, ■ - 6 5 20 - - Wallaroo Bay, : Conyeysuiees. AND PLEAS A2£T TRIP TO ADELAIDE. \ JtfOSEA SICKNESS. : fl BQIJygEVELL'S ^ell-horeed. d coi^foyi JC»' »ble Waliajpo Coach Jeaves Kadina on - ; ' vMOn&ay^ W ajai., arriving at Salisbury in.: time for the last train to Adelaide ; and leaves Salisbury the same days for Kadinaon arrival of. first train from Adelaide. The easiest and ch...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
'' IMPOSTS. Cargo of the Pilot, from the River Mersey— 20j000 feet .timber, .15,000 palings, .1800 bushels oats, 6 tons potatoes, 1 ton onions, W. C. Eland. Cargo"of the Walrus, from the River Don—27 ~jtons potatoes,! ton onions, 35,000 palings, D. aiBoiwer/ : •••
CLEARED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
CLEARED. Thursday, May 4—Mary Grant, brig, 130 tons, Begent, master, for the River Don. Friday, May 5—Eclipse, schooner, Yeo, master, for Port Adelaide.
NEW ZEALAND. A JUVENILE EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
NEW ZEALAND. JUVESH.E ESSPEMHOSi- • The following. appeared in the. Southland News, of April 18, from their Riverton corre spoh&eirt^—"Our town has been arousedtbese few days back by a report that a boy named Albert Beachy, (the son of Mr H. Beachy,) had been making free with our boat-owners plied himself with requisite stores for a small voyage. The report at first appeared to be fiction, but it turned out "perfectly true, for several of his chummies testify that for the last month he had been recruiting boys, to join him to man a boat, and go to the West Coast. It appears some of them agreed to go, but everything was to be kept secret by the promoter till the start shoidd be accomplished. property, and had equipped Che morning of the 17th inst. was the day 1 chosen by our young Franklin to start for the j new El Dorado, and he. was seen by daybreak j outside the bar, under full sail. He had been at work all the night previous equipping j his boat, for out of four or five b...