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APPREHENSION OF A GANG OF GAROTTERS AT SHEFFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
APPREHENSION OF A GANG OF GAROTTERS AT SHEFFIELD. The Sheffield detectives have succeeded, during the last few .days, in breaking gang of garotters and burglars, whohante committed several daring outrages in thai? town. On Saturday, two men were brought before the bench, on a charge of committing the daring outrage on Mr Burnby, coal agent to Earl Fitz wifiiam, which was of such an atrocious character as'to excite a genera' terror in the public mind. Mr Burnby lives in Broomhall-park, outside; of the town, arid' whilst he was within a few yards of his own door he was seized from behind and garotted in the usual manner, whilst two other men came in front of him and savagely assaulted him with a heavy bludgeon. The ruffians ~ directed their blows so as to disable Mr Burnbj, apparently utterly regardless of the consequences. He was left insensible, from dreadful wounds over the eyes,; the neck, and over the heart, and for several dayshis life was despaired of. He yet suffers seriously ...
COTTLE V. WILLIS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE WALLAROO TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
COTTLE V, WILLIS. TO THE EDITOB OP THE WALLAS,OO TIMES. Sir, — I did not bring with me 'from England my Walker or Johnson or the impe rial Dictionary, or the work of any other lexicographer, but I think that my study when a boy of those inestimable vade mecums to the English language will enable me, with a fair amount of accuracy to. define the word " eventually.1' I do not much like to split straws with my learned brethren, but inas much as my friend, MrEmerson, has chosen to make in your last impression some stric tures upon the report in this case, which appeared in the Wabqaboo Times of the 26th April, I think, as advocate for the defendant, I nave a right to say something^ and to state that your reporter gave a thoroughly accurate representation of the conversation that took place in Court. - . The word u eventually," if my grammatical lore serves me right, is an adverb, and refers to the last stage of some action or movement, and, before we can apply it with the meaning that, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
Late Advertisements. rANTED to Purchase, a MILCH COW. Apply office of this paper. 6 5. ASHTON'S ROYAL ANGLO-SAXON CIRCUS. UNPARALLELED ATTRACTION!! IMMENSE SUCCESS. THIS Star Company consists of the most complete and original combination of talent, both native and imported, that ijas yet visited the Australian Colonies; and possesses a matchless Stud of highly trained Horses and Fancy -Ponies, amongst which will be found Mr Ashton's won derful performing horse—Black Eagle. The com pany are now on their Northern Tour, and will shortly visit Wallaroo; For further particulars, see future advertisements. J. ASHTON, Proprietor. , R. TAYLOR, Manager. W. BARLOW, Equestrian Director. R. P. LAPHEN, Business Agent. SALE OF CROWN LANDS. Crown Lands Office, Adelaide, May 3, 1865. LAND SALE, 8th JUNE, 1865. : NOTICE is hereby given, that the fol lowing portions of Crown Lands will be offered for sale by public auction, at the Land Office, Adelaide, on Thursday, the 8th day of June, 1865, at elev...
MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
MAIL NOTICES: Mails close— watt. a-r.no. * For Adelaide, on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thurs day, at 10 p.m. For Kadlna and Moonta, every day, at 8 a.m. KADJ3TA. For Adelaide, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 5 a.m. For Moonta, every day, (Sundays excepted), at 9 a.m. For Wallaroo, every day (Sundays excepted), at 6 p.m. MOONTA. For Adelaide, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 3.30 p.m. For Kadina and Wallaroo, every day (Sundays excepted), at 3.30 p.m.
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. LATER ENGLISH NEWS. Adelaide, Friday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. LATEB ENGLISH NEWS. (feom oue own cobrespokdent.) Adelaide, Friday, 8 p.m. The Bangitoto, Panama Line steamer, has arrived at Melbourne. ; We have one day's later English news. The premises of De Fries and Son, the extensive glass chandelier manufac turers, has been burned to the ground. Damage, £30,000. Eight stores at a sugar refineiy, Edin burgh, collapsed, killing several persons. There are heavy failures in the China trade reported. Lord Lyons, the English ambassador at Washington, has been succeeded by Sir Frederick Bruce, late Minister at China. On Tuesday last there was 24 hours' rain at Coonatta, Far North.
ADELAIDE GOSSIP. Thursday evening, May 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
ADEL AIDE GO SSI P. !~TBOM 0U& A35ELAZDEAN yMEND j ' Thursday evening, May 4. The refreshing intelligence has arrived that the recent rains have extended to a considerable dis tance beyond Mount "Remarkable; so that it is 'probable the Far North have received a share of the long anticipated fluid. It is stated that the reservoir teaks at or near the bottom* but the em bankment is sound. The late rains have greatly increase&thesupplyin the reservoir, thus allaying the apprehension which prevailed a few dajs ago. • Since my last two immigrant ships—the dara and Burlington—have arrived "within a day or two of each, other, although the latter sailed from .England before the other. Thus, between 600and 700 unemployed persons are thrown upon the \co}onp,'*bnb .very few of them are seen about the -streets. ;I don't know whether they have all left the vessels yet, but if so the demand for labour inustbe very extraordinary indeed to have ab eorbedeo niainy. in such a short sp...
BUILDING MATERIALS. Wallaroo, April 21. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
BUILDING. MATERIALS. , ' * - Wallaroo, April 21, B.ETAH* ' '• Deals,9x3 ... 0 0 7 . Ditto, isawn, extra each cut * - ' 0 0 .40j Ditto, :11* 3, solid, ... 0 0 Ditto, iditto, sawn each cut 0 0 Of : Battens, 7x3, solid ... . 0 0 5 ; ; Ditto, ditto, each cut ... ; 0 0 0% \ Cedar Board, per foot super 0 . 0 7* Flooring Boards, T & Gr} 6 x 1 0 0 2% Stringy Bark, 3 x 2, l£d, per 100- ; ^ — O 10 0 - Ditto, 4x 3 ... 0 18 0 Ditto, 6 x 1, l|d ... 0 12 0 Ditto, 6x6 ... ... 0 18 0 Ditto, 9x9 ... - ... • — Palings, 5 feet, Launceston ^ 14 0 Ditto, ditto, Hobarton 12 0 Laths, 3 feet, ^ 1000 ... 1 0 0 Ditto, 3 feet 6,ditto ... 15 0 Cement—Portland- ... 1-10 O Roman 10 0 Bsices, at the kiln ... 3 5 0 Corrugated Iron, ^ cwt, 33s to 40s Zmc, ^ ewt, 40s Lime, per bushel, 6d to 8d.
LABOUR MARKET. April 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
i-t' S,tJJi r, - - A • • /?. jApni^ 1 " Miners, 45s ^ week v Plasterers, lls to l2s do 11b Labourers, 7s # diem Quarrymen, 8sdo ""fiflsons, lis to 1Ss.&lt;1g £umpers 8sdo ftafagB r>f nra'jrmti Moftnfra." Mke, per ton of .ID^o^Dto from YeltaMine, 9s. 12s. jof stores to the&boye mines, per toil of
EXTRAORDINARY CAREER OF AN INPOSTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
EXTRAORDINARY CAREER OF AN INfOSTER. ; John Whitehead, ^notorious imposter, well 'known as " Grandfather Whitehead," was "brought up before the Rochdale magistrates on "Friday, Feb. 10. Superintendant Picker ing, of the county constabulary,stated., that on .the 31st of January last' the -prisoner was "before the Halifax Bench fbr obtaining food by false pretences; but h£ was discharged. In 1862, at Huddersfield, he was imprisoned for three months for obtaining board and lodgings by a false statement. At Wakefield in i860, he was sentenced to 12 months' im prisonment for a similar offence. He had defrauded a person at Bolten 14 months ago t>y. taking lodgings. At Prescot, in June last, he represented himself to be an indepen dent; gentleman from - Halifax, and there ordered a suit of of clothes. He was11 wanted " at EUesmexe for stealing a gold locket. In li862, for defrauding at Entwistle, he was imprisoned for ten days. In this case he informed his dupes that he had come from; E...
KADINA. May 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
KABOML 4 (fboh oub 6vns cobb^^^Jq^ ■ i-J ?v' -:"' mention those who will be benefited by cheap horse fodder next season. I have not heard of Mr Rogers being in this neighbourhood yet. It is devoutly to be hoped that he 'will impress on the (government the neces sity of immediately taking means to save water, or we .shall again be-subjected to the horrors of the past; season, which has so depressed trade, de creased the value of properly, and otherwise materiallyinjured the interests of the peninsula. 3?he Bev. Mr Pashley preached a very able farewell sermon, on last Sunday evening, to a full congregation. He wished me to state, in reference to & paragraph in your hist Saturday's issue, that he was paid all he was promised while here, but an consequence of the high price of the necessaries I of life he found it insufficient for his maintenance, and his reason for leaving, was the offer of a better living in a more settled district. I have not heard who is to be his successor,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
MedicaL ES RE3STNIE, PHYSIC IENNE (FbOM Ia02f3)0»), — . May be CONS ULTED daily in HOPELESS OASES, Medical - «b&- Surgical, l&f) Doctors as ISCTJBJlBIzB. Twen^ cessfiul experience gives her great DoiifidCTCe in undertaking cures. V v k: \ tc: •; • ' ■ Consulting to Mrs Semiie, Physicienne, 1 Gbrote-streefc' weBfc,- Adelaide, : en- . closing 10s in. stamps or proraptlygna wgre^ lfe adHi^orial (in aHjJy^Beinecj^ "bxj^^^b^cu^,... "i * ' "'" ''wornas'&C^,
Wallaroo Times. WALLAROO, SATURDAY, MAY 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
WALLAROO, SATURDAY, MAY 6. Jjsrthe JBuiider for January we observe that forty-seven railway schemes were to be submittedto the British Parliament in reference to London, and these are said to represent 151 separate lines and branches; witha total lengthof34&lt;9 miles. The longest of -these lines being ISO miles &lt; in length;jshows that most of the others must be extremely short. "We shall expect soon to hear of -cross 'from one" side of a street to the other, '.tod pneumatic tubes to ^nvey? paroels; from a shop to the houses on either sidel The Baiiway News states It ias probable that a Select Committee, of the House of Commons will be appointed to inquire into the whole question of railway manage ment, with; a view to promote the inte rests of the public. Recent accidents and offences in railway trains have raised a great deal of popular excitement; and this being backed by the circular letter | which the Q.ueen has caused to be written to the railway companies, ...
AN EXTRAORDINARY CAREER OF CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
AN EXTRAORDINARY CAREER OF CRIME. Alice Jones, 22 years of age, a good-looking young woman, and of apparent respectability, was charged, at the Middlesex Sessions, with stealing two sheets and other articles, the property of- Timothy Newton. The case treated a deal of interest In consequence of what transpired, which was the extraordinary career of the prisoner, as will be seen below. Timothy Newton, a bricklayer, said he resided at No. 29, New Norfolk-street, Shore ditch. The prisoner was a lodger4n his house, and a little before Chrismas she left without giving any notice, arid took away two sheets, a quilt, a rug, and 0tb&lt;er iarticles, of the value of 12s. Hedfd not see her again until the 12th of January, when he found her a seHaut in a brothel ' in Bermondsey. The prisoner admitted she bad taken his things and pawned themi but did not mean to keep" them. The jury found the prisoner gnilty. Mr Payne asked if aiiything was known of her. Amos Wilson said be was deputy-g...
A SCOTCH MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
A SCOTCH MARRIAGE. Apropos of theYelverton case, the following story is interesting as marking tlie peculiari ties of ^fae law of marriage in ■Scotland The history of the marriage of John Orr, of Barrowfeeldr late Town Clerk of Glasgow, is rather romantic, and I believe that it is little known7to the present generation of our citizens, the circumstance lining taken place more iiian fonr^re years and ten ago, when Mr Orr was quite ayoung'man. It happened . thus: There was a very handsome and well educated ypnng lady at that time in Glasgow, who was the jbosoni friend and intimate com panion-of Mr. Orr's sisters, Esther, Helen, Martha, and Janet, and was frequently invited by- those: ladies to pay them family visits, &lt;■ during the course of which Mr Orr fell deeply in love, and came under an obligation to marrvlipr hut the transaction, in the meantime. . I , was to be kept secret. So matters stood for some time; but a lengthened correspondence by letters took place between ...
AN ENOCH ARDEN OF REAL LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
AN ENOCH ARDEN OF REAL LIFE. Among the criticisms wbich have been made on Mr Tennyson's poein of " Enoch Arden," it has been objected that it is a very improbable incident that Enoch Should have been able to live and to work in his native village so long without being recognised. The following true story, related by the Jacobite Dr W.illiam King, in the " Political and Literary Anecdotes of his own Times," shows that such an incog nita has really been kept up :— " About the year 17061 knew one Mr Howe, a sensible, well natured man, possessed of an estate of £700 or &lt;£800 per annum;. He married a young lady of a good family in the west of England; her maiden was Mallet; she was agreeable in her person and manners, and proved a very good wife. Seven or eight years after they had been married, he rose one morning very early, and told his wife he was obliged to go to the Tower to transact some particular business; the same day at noon his wife received a nqte from him, in whi...
VALUE OF HEN MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 6 May 1865
VALUE OF HEN MANURE. The Germantown Telegraph says:—" Lately we saw on the premises of a first-class farmer a well constructed hennery, though not at all complying with the condition which hen fanciers would impose. It was designed only for laying and roosting in ; and it at first seemed strange to find, at mid-day, with a cool atmosphere, the turkeys and chickens occupying it. They had free ingress and egress, and were not fed or watered in it; j yet the chickens always went there to lay. The secret was re\ ealed, however, when the proprietor informed us that he had it cleaned out every week. All the droppings of the fowls were scraped from the floor, which was an inclined plane, into a trough or receiver, from which they were shovelled and heaped up, and the place whitewashed once a-week. This required but little over half- an-hour, but the manure from last season was esti mated at 120 dols., and quite sufficient in quantity as an application to his entire crop of corn. As a rule,...
SHIPPING A DEAD WIFE AS BAD EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 10 May 1865
SHIPPING A DEAD WIFE AS BAD . EGGS. ; A very curious case came before the Birken head Magistrates on Saturday, February 11. On Thursday week, a man of decent appear ance (M'Hugfr flame )f left three cases at the Birkenhead ferry, stating that he intended to- take them over to Ireland, but had been disappointed in the steamer. The cases were labelled "eggs," and were to remain till called for. Some suspicion having been aroused, either by smell or otherwise, as to thecontents of one of the cases, Superintendant Hammond, of the county police, had it opened; on Friday week, when to the surprise of everybody the case was found to contain a coffin, .packed in straw, and on opening the coffin the corpse of a woman was disclosed. When M'Hugh called for the cases, on Satur* day morning-, he was asked as to thecontents, and declared that this one, in particularj only contained a few bad eggs, but ultimately, when he found that the case had been Opened, he admitted that it was the corpse of h...
A ST. PANCRAS PAUPER MAKING HIS WILL.—SNUG ARRANGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 10 May 1865
A ST. PANCRAS PAUPER MAKING ■: MtS:#nJL.-^3rUG: : ARRAN^J^NTt The. guardians of the poor of St. Pancras have held' two investigations, respecting a: very, singular circumstance which has tran^ ; spired in .their workhouse. There is an inmate in the house named Joseph Smart, 95 years of age, who olairhs to be the'heir of wealth .estimated at the value of £150,000 of .£206,000, and consisting of 1,000 ; acres of land, forming part of the town of Leicester; .considerable house property, and 300 or 400 acres with house property, in Staffordshire. To help Smart to prove his title, the master of the house, Mr Morrison, obtained the aid of a Mr Bishop, a; lawyer, and a member of the vestiy, and those two travelled to Leister shire to investigate the matter. What the result of this trip was did not transpire, but all events Smart made a will in which he left .£10,000 to Bishop, and, after the payment of some, legacies to those who had been kind to him, constituted the master of the house hi...
HORRIBLE CASE.—SWIFT v. SWIFT. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 10 May 1865
HORRIBLE CASE.—SWIFT v. SWIFT. _ This suit was instituted by a married woman, to restrain her husband from continu ing proceedings which be had commenced in the Divorce Court, or from making any other attempt to obtain the possession of her children, and to recover the arrears of maintejaance due under a deed of separation between the plaintiff and defendant. The separation arose out of a charge of indecent conduct made by the female child against her father, as to which there was medical and other evidence of a conflicting character. The Master of the Rolls delivered judgment this morning, and held that in this instance the deed was valid, and the covenant by the father to part with the children was binding. On the 10th of June, 1863, Sarah Anne, a daughter of the defendant, then a child of 7 years old, told her n^other that her father had criminally misconducted himself towards her. On the following day the mother took the child to Mr Marsh, a surgeon, residing in Newark, five mil...
A FATAL FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 10 May 1865
A FATAL FIRE. A sad event happened at Sowerby-briclge, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, on Friday last, February 3. At an early hour on the morning of that day the house of Mr Richard* Wood, manufacturer and former, which stands alone at no great distance from the parish church, was found to be on fire in the breakfast-room. The family consisted of Mr and Mrs Wood* two grown-up sons, and three daughters, with a servant named Mary Morgan, 25 years of age. The whole of the family were in bed at the time, but the smoke arising from the fire and the smell of the burning, materials penetrated the room in which theC two sons were sleeping, and one or both* oi^ them awoke. They immediately aroosed th§ rest of the household, the whole of whom,, with the exception of the servant, escaped in their night-clothes with comparatively bat little injury. Some of them hadvery narrow escapes; for instance, Miss Ettea Wpod- whd ! at the first alarm had rushed out of herroom, ! turned back to see her s...