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LOCAL COURT. (Before J. G. Knight, Esq., S.M., and jury of four.) MANT V. UHR. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 4 April 1884
LOCAL COURT. (Before J. G. Knight, Esq., S.M , and jury of four.) MAST V. UHR. I Mr. Herbert for'plaintiff! Defendant pleaded his own case. Plaintiff (Henry George Mant) in this action claimed £72 14s 2d as wages for work and service done during the trip overland with cattle from Queensland to the Northern Territory. Henry George Mant, sworn, said : I am a drover, at present residing in Palmerston ;. know the defendant; I entered into an agreement with him ; the agreement produced is the one, and I worked under it till he rose my wages on June 3rd, 1883¿ to £i per week ; in consequence of this rise I was considered to be second in charge ; worked under the new agreement from June 3rd to. 34th December ; did my duty as well as I could under that agreement ; defend- ant treated me very well at the prior portion of engagement, but it did not continue to 24th December ; nothing seemed to please him about that time ; tlie total amount of money owing me would be £148 11s. 5d; I did credit...
SHOCKING CRIMES IN AUSTRIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 4 April 1884
SHOCKING CREMESIN AUSTRIA. ? j. . . Hugh Schenk, the son of a Silesian Judge who is accused of murdering four* servant girls, and whose arrest has just taken place in Vienna, is said to have lived comfortably of late years upon the savings of servants whom he enticed away, promising to many them, and whom it is alleged he murdered in the out-of-the-way places. Last August a cook waa missed, but not until her sav- ings at the Bank had'- been called for. She was known to have left Vienna with a young man on a pleasure trip. Last month two girls informed the police that their sister and aunt, both having sav- ings exceeding 1,000 florins, had left Vienna with one Schenk, an engineer, who had promised to marry the sister, but that neither of the women had been heard of since. ~ It was found that their books had been presented at the Savings Bank by an official of the Western Rail- way, named Schenk, who was known to. have called lumself the servant of Hugh Schenk, who was really his bro...
The North Australian. FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 4. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 4 April 1884
fífie f¡útth Rastrallan. FRIDAY EVENING, APRDZi 4. BY the latest files of Government papers to hand we have received one entitled "Australasian Statistics for the year 1882," (compiled by thc Government statist of Victoria), which contains some very interesting instances of the differ- ent measures of progress made since the. foundation of the various colonies. To show, in a measure the comparitive position held by South Australia up to the end of the year mentioned, we need only review the items of most import- ance in the above combination of facts. Beginning with population, we find that Victoria holds the lead with a total of 906,225 souls, New South Wales coming next with bl 7,468, New Zealand follow- ing with 517,707, and South Australia niling fourth position with 293,509, heading Queensland by 45,254, Tasmania and Western Australia being altogether out of comparison. It would seem by these figures that the old gold days of Victoria have proved of lasting benefit to that colo...
POST OFFICE ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
POST OFFICE ORDERS. For sums If payable in South Australia .....v. Other Australian Colonies ") Tasmania, or New Zealand j United Kingdom, India, or ) * Cape of Good Hope .) Germany or Switzerland , Hongkong. Not exceeding £2 Above £2,1 and not exceeding £5. 8. D. 0 6 1 Ö 1 0 2 0 1 6 8. 1). 0 G 1 0 2 6 4 0 3 0 Above £5,|. and riot exceeding I £7.. 2 0 3 6 No Single Order can be granted for more than £10.
POSTAL CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
POSTAL CHARGES. LETTERS* PARCELS. PAPERS EnglandandEorope 6d hoz 4oz., 4d. 2 China ... ... 6 ¿44 à - Singapore direct... 6 à 4 4 4 ,, viaHongkong ls., -i- 4.4 . -V Java direct ... 6. ¿ - 4 4 h " via Hongkong ls. A . 4 4 » Victoria. 2 i 1 4 New South Wales 2 -£ 1 4 à Queensland ... 2 £ 1,-4-.* Tasmania ... 2 \ 1 4 1¿ ítouthAistraha ? 2 -i-'. £ - \ i' West Australia... 2 £ 1 4 New Zealand ... 2 i 4 1 .1
Telegraphic News. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) ADELAIDE. April 17. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
Telegraphic. News. (.ROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) ADELAIDE. April 17. The Freemasons Grand. Lodge of j South Australia was inaugurated ¡ to-day. The Chief Justice was in- stalled as Grand Master. The whole of the proceedings were gone throngh in the presence of six hundred "master Masons. . . A splendid artesian well has been discovered sixty miles north of Farina. The water was tapped at a depth of 1220 feet, and rose 20 feet above the ground. Other borings are expected to prove sufficient to water a 120,000 square miles of country. * -. * ' A letter in the .London TIMES of yesterday, signed " Australasian " speaks strongly against the action of the French Government with regard to the esacped convicts from Noumea. Queen Victoria ' has gone to Darmstadt. Her grand-daughter's j marriage has been postponed till the 30th. I The Duke of Buccleuh died yes- ! terday, aged seventy-eight years. \ The Emperor of China, has ordered all the officers engaged in the en-i counter with the French a...
PEARLING. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
PEARLING. Tns \sork done by the boats - in the harbour this week has been limited, in consequence of the water being too dirty. However, during the one or two days that the divers kept at it the average hauls per boat were satisfactory. There are now altogether between fifteen and twenty boats here fitted out with diving apparatus and prospecting for shell. We mentioned some time ago that' there was a"probability of a third local company starting. This supposition has been actually verified within the last week or so by the launching forth of the Alexandra. Pearl-fislimg (Som pany. The company has a capital of £1000 in 10 shares of £100 each, and the names of the shareholders include some of our most pushing residents. A boat has already arrived for the com- pany, but the diving apparatus oauld not be obtained. The " Iolanthe " was formerly a pleasure yacht at Townsville, and has had to undergo a good deal of altering to lit her for the pearling business ; but this has been complete...
Yam Creek and Katherine. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
Yam Creek and Katherine. (by packhorse). TTF MAIL.-Leaves .Yam Creole on Tues- day afc 5 a.m.; "Port Darwin Camp, same day, (J a.m.; Twelve Mile, same day,-ll a.m.; arriving at Pine Creek, at 6 p.m., and Katherine on Thursday, at 5 p.m. DOWN MAIL.-Leaves Katherine on Saturday, 6 a.m.; Pine Creek, Monday, 5 a.m.; Twelve-Mile, same day, 12.10 p.m.; Port Darnin Camp, same day, 5.10 p.m.; arriving at Yam Creek at 6 p.m.
COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
COURTS. Full Jurisdiction, £400, is held.at Pal- merston, on Wednesday, as per following dates :-On September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5. Limited Jurisdiction, £20, will be held on September 19, October 17, November 14, and December 19. Licensing 3ench, on Tuesday, Septem- ber ll, and December ll. X
GENERAL MISCELLANY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
GENERAL MISCELLANY. Tlie Australian Diamond Co's, work- men at Bingera, New South Wales, have obtained 311 diamonds for two days' washing. The average value of the diamonds has not transpired. A New South Wales constable named Power shot himself through the head with a revolver on March 25th, and- is not expected to recover. In Victoria the weather during the latter end of March appears to have been slightly' tropical, ranging from i 112deg. in the shade. A sugar refining company is about to be started in Brisbane with a capital of £25,000. The SYDNEY BULLETIN has just had to part with a cheque for £300 in settle- ment of a libel action brought against the proprietors by.one Daunt. + Robertson, Melbourne bookseller and publisher, has received communications from a Paris firm desirous of procuring the late Marcus Clark's works with thc view of publishing, them in the French language. " Latest tin quotations to hand, £83 10s. Hanlanseems tobe grafting a little of the " show ". spirit ...
Southport and Twelve-Mile. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
Southport and Twelve-Mile. . (by coach.) UP MAIL.---Leaves Southport on Snn day, at 5 a.m.; Bridge Creek, Monday noon; Port Darwin Camp, Monday, 5 p.m.; Yam Creek, 0 p.m.; arrives at Twelve Mile at 8 p.m. - . DOWN MAIL.-Leaves the Twelve-Mile at 4 a.m., on Tuesday ; Yam Creek, same day, 5 a.m., Port Darwin Camp, same day, 6 a.m.; "Bridge"Creek, same day, ll a.m., arriving at Southport on Wednesday, at 6 p.m.
EXPORT CUSTOMS DUTY. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
. EXPORT CUSTOMS DUTY. A Duty of ls. per ounce of Gold shipped or carried from Port Darwin is 'payable at&lt; thc Custom House, where entries will be taken free of charge. Persons found on steamers with gold in their possession, not having paid duty, are liable to fine and forfeiture of the gold.
A HUNTING CONGREGATION. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
À HUNTING CONGREGATION. À clergyman . in Illinois, having heard that a portion of the country was without' '\ the stated preaching of the Gospel in fact, had had no minister in those parts within the memory of thc oldest inhabitant resolved to give a "service""on the Lord's Day. Notice was posted np af the cross-roads that preachiug might be expected next Sunday afc the. school-house. Men came from all directions across the prairie ;^ some on foot," some on horseback, some in waggons," but all with gnu in-baud, in hopes of meeting gamo OD the way and thus combi liing duty with profit. Passing over the pre- liminaries of a meeting thus strange and novel to ihost of the comers, wo find the preacher holding forth on. the duty of "observing the Sabbath," when all at once a dog outside set up a terrible yell, .as hounds- do in sight of the deer;' for a noble" stag had thrust his antlers in sight' through, an opening in the wood. All at-once, as the deer was- seen throngh. the windows, th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
T. O'Connor, JEBATED WATER . AND COKDIAL MANUFACTURER, PALMERSTON. PALMERSTON CLUB HOTEL. ' E. F. HOPEWELL, \. w ; PROPRIETOR. ' . Scale of Charges: £* s.' d. -Board «nd Accommodation per week ... ... ... 2 10 ,0 Board only, per week. " 2 0 'O Board and Accommodation, per day ... ... ... 010T0"| Meals . ... . 0 -3 0 Beds ... ... ... ... ... 0 3 IO Dinner or Tiffin Parties in Private Apart* | ---- ments by Special Arrangement. . Saddle Horses and Buggies for Hire. -(&lt;?) Telegrams addressed "PALMERSTON CLUB , . .Hom.'.' will receive prompt attention. Australian Mutual Provident ! Society. ESTABLISHED 1849. -,Head Office-87 Pitt-Street, Sydney. 'Queeiisland Branch Office-130 Queen-j t, Street Brisbane. Queensland Board: . Hon. J. S. Turner, M. L. C. Chairman. Kearsey Cannan, Esq., M. R. C. S;, Deputy-Chairman James F. Garrick, Esq,, Q. C., M. L. A. IL A. Bernays, Esq., F. L. S., F. R. G. S. Hon. E. B. Forrest, Fg., M. L. C^ 50,000 Members. £900,000 AfflMat Revenue. Invested ...
SHIPPING. MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Australian — 18 April 1884
SHIPPING. MOVEMENTS. The s.s. Suez, from Hongkong, arrived at. Sydney on the 10th, and leaves again for Port Darwin on Monday next. The s.s. Catterthun is due at Port Dar- win on the 28th, from Hongkong. The s.s. Whampoa, from Adelaide, ar- rived at Sydney on the 16th; and leaves for here on Tuesday next, 22nd. The s.s. Palmerston left Cooktown for Port Darwin on the 11th. The s.s. Menmuir arrived at Melbourne on the 14th, from Hongkong. . The s.s. Woosung left Cooktown at ll p.m. on the 13th instant for Port Darwin. The T. & C. JOURNAL states that the wife of Major Barker, the head of thc Salvation Anny in Melbourne, recently presented her husband with a daughter, and the fact is thus chronicled by the WAR CRY :-Recent event-On Thurs- day, February 7, a bonnie hallelujah lass was born at 17, George-street, Fritzoy. Major Barker is the happy father. Our dear friend, Mrs. Barker, is happy and comfortable. The baby-well, it is a fine baby, a picture for parents and grandparent...