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STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. FOUR PERSONS INJURED. Melbourne, October 13. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. FOUR PERSONS INJURED. Melbourne, October 13. During a thunderstorm at Warruambool to day four persons were Btruck by lightning while on the way to Sunday-school. Their names are Mrs. Faulkner, Mrs. Anthony, Miss Jones, and Mr. Henry H. Smith. They were walking along an old train line, and as a hail storm was raging they': grouped round a tele graph - pole with their umbrellas up. A flash of lightning struck tho seven wires and ran down the pole splitting it in twain. Mrs. Faulkner was thrown over seven yards away, while the others were pro strated on the ground. Mrs. Faulkner appeared quite dead when picked up, but subsequently revived. The other three were unconscious and almost pulseless, and their limbs were paralysed. The electric fluid was found to have passed down Mrs. Faulkner's back and chest and left scars on her body. ?One.'of her boots was rent to pieces. Mrs. 'Anthbny.'was burnt aboutthe body and legs, and both' her boots appeared as if blown to atom...
BROKEN HILL. Broken Hill, October 13. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
BROKEN HILL. Broken Hill, October 13. Major-General Hutton and Major Lee were entertained by the Mayor of Broken Hill last night, and they started across country for Hay on Saturday. In responding to the toast of the 'Miniug industry' Mr. btewart, the manager of the Proprietary Company, said the output of the mine had been considerably inproved during the past few months. .. 'They all knew the future of the mines depended on sulphides, and they also knew that the outlook of sulphides had greatly improved. He hoped the authorities would not put any fetters on the industry, and that it would continue to prosper. Mr. Warren, the manager of the Block 10 mine, Baid the sulphides eo far had been treated so successfully as to leave a fair profit, and that was all they wanted. He had made a survey of his mine and had calculated that 1,400 tons of silver was exposed. With proper appliances this could all be turned to account and the mining industry of Broken Hill could becarriedonforgenerati...
THE CIRCUIT COURT. Broken Hill. October 15. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
THE CIRCUIT COURT. Broken Hill. October 15. The Circuit Court was opened this morning by his Honor Sir William Windeyer. John Attwell Davies and Joseph Pike, charged with sheepstealing at Tolaruo, were acquitted. Arthur Hirst and Donald McKenzie, on a similar charge at Mount Gipps, were also acquitted. Edward Quince, the late post and telegraph master at Tarrawingee, pleaded guilty to having embezzled £123 18s. 8d., the property of the Government, and was remanded for sentence. '.Joseph Jeremiah Mallon, convicted of forgery, was sentenced to 18 months' im prisonment with hard labor at the Broken Hill Gaol. A second charge against Mallon of false pretences was withdrawn. George Ah Foo, charged with larceny as a bailee, was sentenced to nine montlis' imprison ment. The weather is becoming warmer, and it was 78° in the shade to-day. The country in this district is in a terrible state owing to the drought, and there is not -the slightest prospect of a change. Mr. Warren, the manager of ...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
SPORTING NOTES. TBt Mkntoe.1 The results of the opening events of the Caul field Spring campaign were eagerly awaited by turfites on Saturday, and were promptly posted in the windows of The Advertiser office. The victory of Atlas in the Oaulfield Stakes came as a great surprise, but Hova and Havoc iustified local anticipations by making a close thingof the finish. The placed horses m the Hurdles were all well fancied here. Great would hare been the disappointment of all who hold tickets in the St. Aibana distribution had not the doughty Wallace 'donkey-licked' his opponents in the Oaulfield Guineas. The son of Carbine— Melodious has justified his lineage, and what he will do in his next essay or who he may belong to when the time arrives for him to appear in the V.R.C. Derby and Cup are questions that are now agitating the public mind. The favorite for the Steeplechase, Romsdal, appears to have scored a very narrow victory for Geometry, but suffi cient to maintain the prestige of th...
The Turf. RACES TO COME. OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
%\\t lor! RACES TO COME. October. 12, 19.— Victoria Amateur Turf Club (Caulfield Cup Meeting).— Second payment, Debutant 8takes, October 10 ; final payment at scale. Second pay ment, Toorak Handicap, October 7 ; final acceptances, October 10. Handicaps, Caulfield Cup, June 24 ; second payment, August 5 ; final acceptances, October U. 26.— Moonoe Valley Racing Club (Cup Meeting).— Handicaps, October 21 ; acceptances, October 24. November. 2, 5, 7, 9.— Victoria Racing Club (Spring Meeting). — First forfeit, llaribyrnoiiflr Plate, October 1 ; second forfeit, October 31. Handicaps, Melbourne Cup, June 24 ; first forfeit, August 6 ; second forfeit, October 29. 6.— Moonta Races. Nominations, October 2. II.— Gawler Jockey Club. Nominations, October IB ; weights, October 22 ; acceptances, October 29. 11. — Maitland Jockey Club. Nominations, October S. Dbcbubbb. 28.— Port Adelaide Racing Club. 28.— Yorke's Peninsula Racing Club. 28.— Adelaide Racing Club (Anniversary meeting). Jakuaut, lS'JO...
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. LONDON, October 17, 7.15 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. London, October 17, 7.15 p.m. The butter market is excited and stocks are sm.ii], there being no prospect of any but light supplies until December. Tiie finest quality of the butter sent to Eng land by the Orient steamer Orient has been sold at 120s. per cwt. and fine at 11G*. per cwt. Danish butter has advanced 10 kroner, and the English price is now 134s. per cwt. London, October 17. It is reported that Messrs. Bergyl & Co., of Brisbane, have arranged to ship 10,000 quarters of beef nionthty from their Bon-en and Gladstone works, the first consignment being sent in March nest. A meeting of beef importers was held to-day under the presidency of the Hon. William Forrest-, M.L.C., of Queensland, and a com mittee was appointed to formulate rules with a view to making another attempt to arrange for combined action.
Poultry. FOWLS FOR EXPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
[?] FOWLS FOR EXPORT* TBv 'Bbeedee.'] Many would-be experts are frequently airing their opinions as to what breeds of fowls ?should be kept with a view to export. While no doubt the intentions are good still it is to; be remembered that because these opinions appear in print it does not follow that they are of any value ; on the contrary, they are often very misleading. We know what breeds are con Bidered of the highest merit in the English market, viz.. the Dorkinff. Indian Gamer. Malay, or Old English Game, crossed or pure ; the Langshan pure, or crossed with Malay ; Indian orOld English. Therefbrewe must study what the consumer requires, and not endeavor to force upon him what he does not ?want ; such a course would be disastrous, not only to the shipper, but to the good name of the colony as a poultry-producinsr country. We shall take some time to make a first-class name, so we must go in for the highest quality only. A Government lecturer has been appointed for the purpose of i...
IRISH POLITICS. LONDON, October 17. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
IRISH POLITICS. London, October 17. The Most Rev. Dr. Walsh, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, has written a letter to the Hon. Edward Blake, member of the House of Commons for the Southern division of Longford, with reference to the political situation. Archbishop Walsh suggests that a conven tion should shortly be held at Dublin consist ing of representative Irishmen from home and abroad, so that some scheme may be devised for stamping out the dissension that at present retards the progress of the nation, and a clear definition may be made of the policy to be adopted in the future. Mr. Blake, who leaves England for New Zealand early in November to act as arbitrator between the New Zealand Government and the Midland Hallway Company, has replied to the communication of Archbishop Walsh, express ing his entire approval of the proposed couveu tion. The Bight Hon. Gerald William Balfour, Chief Secretary for Ireland, lias addressed a meeting of his constituents...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
SUFFERING A RECOVERY. 'Will you give mo a pick-me-up?' eaid a patient to the doctor. ' I have had rather a swift night. My throat is inflamed and I feel generally used up ; in fact Pm suffering a re covery from last night's pleasures.' The doctor examined his patient carefully. 'My dear sir,' said he, 'it is not what you think that makes you bo ill. ~ It is not the effect of too much wine ; but you are suffering from poison ing caused by heavy smoking of some injurious tobacco. Now, let me give you a little advice. Smoke only Frossard's Cavour Cigars ; all our profession recommend them as being pure and having the nicotine extracted in vacuo. They are a mild, fragrant, and delicious smoke, and obtainable everywhere in packets of 8 for Is,' px201jl93
MAITLAND RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
? 11AITLAND RACES. The following1 handicaps have been issued by Mr. Henry Hughes for the race meeting to be held at Maitland on November 11 : — FIRST HANDICAP UURDI.E8. About two miles. st, lb. The Actress „ 12 4 Bombastic ., .. 10 7 Midnight ., ^ 10 6 Sunflower M .. 10 2 Eclipse «. .. 9 12 stUb. Brunette „ v 9 8 Lubra „ /. 9 4 Isinglass ,» ..0 2 Ararat *. ..9 0 Yarra i. « 0 0 MA1TLAXD HANDICAP. One and a half miles. John Bull .. „ 0 0 Haughtiness .. 9 0 Fairfield .. „ 8 12 Arctic „ J 8 11 Fenton * ». 8 9 Brunette „ ..8 2 Isiaglass .. ... 7 12 Nonna .» ..7 9 In Futuro „ ..7 7 Glenlivet J ^ 7 i Baujo «. «. 1 i GALLOWAY HANDICAP. Six furloncp. Mosquito v .90 Music ., ..8 9 Splasher — .. 8 «7 Wcetulta „ .84 Rivulet «* -SO FLYINO HANDICAP. Six furlonifs. Haughtiness .. 9 31 Feuton .. .. 8 12 1 Fair Saxon.. ,.8 7 Defamation u 8 3 Glowworm.. .. 8 2 Sterope „ «. 8 0 In Futuro .. .. 7 11 Notliraah .. .. 7 11 Barb Wire . . ». 7 7 Maitland .. . I 7 SECOND HANDICAP 1IUHDLK3. About one and a ha...
DRY CREEK RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
DRY CREEK RACES. The following are the entries for the Dry Creek races to be held on Saturday next : — Maidsks.— BUly Bellew, Doloreen, Jack. Helena, Lolo, Little Fish, Ballin, Ada, My Love, Victor, and Parnell. Hurdles.— Timothy, 11 st. ; Raven, 11 st. ; Hector, 10 st. 8 lb. ; Minnie, 10 st ; Mona, 0 Bt. 7 lb. ; J9, 0 sU 5 lb. ; Little Fish, 9 st ; Lolo, 9 st Galloway Handicap. —Midnight, 9 6t 2 lb. ; Floral, 9 st ; Jenny, 8 st 13 lb. ; Baron SwanEton, 8 st. 10 lb. ; Creeping Jenny, 8 st 7 Jb. ; Yum Yum, S st. 5 lb. : Victor, 7 st. ; Ballin, 6 st. 12 lb. ; Clio, 0 st. 7 lb. Dry Creek Handicap. — Raven, 9 st. 3 lb.: Timothy, 9 st 3 lb. ; Jenny, 9 st. ; Mona, 8 st, 12 lb.; Lady Swanston, 8 st. 7 lb.; Hector, 8 st.; Billy Bellew, 8 St.; Midnight, 7 bc. 121b.; Blueskin, 7 at. 2 lb. ; Fairy, 7 st. ; Little Fish, C st. 7 Jb. Flying Handicap.— Jenny, 8 st. 3 Yb. ; Floral, 9 st. 2 lb.: Baron Swanston, 9 st; Mona, 9 St.; Midnight, 8 st. 12 lb.; Raven, 8 st. 10 lb.; Lady Swanston, 8 st. 3 lb...
WALKERVILLE AND ENFIELD RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
WALKERYILLE AND EKFIELD RAGES. The first meeting of the newly-organised racing club under the above title tookjpiace on a course adjacent to the Hampstead Hotel on Saturday, October 12. There was a fair attendance of sporte, and the promoters had provided a band to enliven the intervals of the racing, which passed off satisfactorily under the super vision of the hon. secretary and trea- ' surer, Mr. A. Bothe. Mr. C. Kellett officiated as starter, and Mr. A. Chittleborough as judge. The results were as follows :— Maiden Plate, of £5. One mile.— A. Jeffries's Billy Bellew, 6 yrs. (Davey), 1; Shanahan's Tyro, 2; Sugar's Dollareen, 3. Won easily. Time, 1 niin. 33 sec. Handicap Hubdle Race, of £8. One mile and a half.— R. Brown's Timothy, aged, 10 st. 8 . lb.(Higgins), 1; Buch'sJ9, 2; Shanahan's Tyro, 3. Four others started. Won in a canter. Time, 3 miu. 5 sec. Gallowat Handicap, of £5. Six furlongs.— J. Tully's b m Midnight, 8 at. 12 lb. (O'Con nell), 1 ; James's Baron Swanston, 8 st. 4...
GAWLER JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
GAWLER JOCKEY CLUB. The following nominations for the Spring meeting of the Gawler Jockey Club on November 11 were re ceived by the secretary (Mr. E. Buckingham) at the Globe Hotel on Tuesday : — FLYING HANDICAP. Mr. W. Sheppard's b m Gc-rmaine, 5 yra. Mr. W. Sheppard's b m Anglaise, 6 jib. Mr. G. Lawson'sbkm Sunset, aged. Mr. W. Munro's b h Hauilet, ag-ed. Mr. H. Purvis's b h 'Wrangler, 5 yra. Mr. T. Day'6 b c Burnside, .3 yrs. Mr. A. H. Comley's b in YVahine, 5 yrs. Mr. W. Sheppard'B b m Rosedalc, 5 yra. Mr. A. E. Press's b g Glcnroy, 6 yrs. Mr. C. Toon's c g First Bolt, 5 yrs. Mr. J. Jenkins's c in Ulva, 4 yrs. Mr. W. Gordon's b f Clytemnestra, 3 yrs. Mr. J. H. Pearce's b g Kingbolt, aged Mr. X Reid's g or bk ni Quinibo, 5 or 6 yrs. EVANSTON UAXDICAP. Mr. W. Sheppard'B b iu Genuainc, 5 yrs. Mr. W. Sheppard's b in Anglaise, 0 yrs. Mr. G. Lawson's blk in Sunset, aged. Mr. H. Purvis's b h Wrangler, 5 jrs. Mr. T. Day's b c Bumside, 3 yrs. Mr. A. F. Almond's b f Anglo, 3 yrs. Mr. W. S...
ASHANTEE. OCCUPATION OF COOMASSIE. LONDON, October 17. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
ASHANTEE. OCCUPATION OF COOMASSIE. London, October 17. The Commandant on the gold coast of Africa insists that Great Britain must occupy Coomassie in order to prevent the resumption of human sacrifice. It will be necessary for the British Govern ment to convince the natives of their friendli ness towards them, and to assure them that the protectorate will be a real one. The British Government have issued an ultimatum to the King of Coomassie demand ing the recognition of the British protectorate over Ashantee, and insisting upou the installa tion of a British resident in Coomassie.
THE FRENCH NAVY. LONDON, October 17. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
THE FRENCH NAVY. London. October 17. It is reported that steps are to be taken for immense additions to the naval strength, of France. The French Government, it is asserted, pro pose to ask the Chamber of Deputies to sanction the expenditure of a milliard francs in buildiug a number of ironclad cruisers of tho latest design and equipped with the most modern appliances of war. The expenditure of the money, it is ex plained, is to extend over a period of 12 years.