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THE RECENT DEATH UNDER SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES. THE CASE OF MRS. BEEDHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 27 May 1887
THE RECENT DEATH UNDER SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES. THE CASE OF MRS. BEEDRAM. Information has reached the police during the past few days which it is be lieved will account for the movements of Mrs. Beedham, the subject of the recent coroner's inquiry, during the three hours she was absent from the hotel in Litttle Collins street on the Thursday night before her death. The coroner laid great stress on the importance of discovering where Mrs. Beeham went to on that Thursday night, and pointed out that if an illegal operation was performed, that ras in all probability the time chosen for it. The inquest was adjourned for a fortnight to allow of these blanks being, if possible, filled. The information now in the hands of the poliee, from ap parently trustworthy sources, though it bas not yet been followed up as tho roughly as it will be, shows that not only was abortion procured, but gives particulars as to the name and resi dence of the person who performed the operation, and also as to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 27 May 1887
Tenders. FOOTBALL GROUND. T ENDERS for CLEARING about 20 Trees and a similar number of Saplings of the Football Ground near Tatura Police Camp, will bie received by tlh unidersigned up to 8 o'clock THIIS EVENING. J. R. WOOTTON. Wanted. W' ANTED to Buy Ten iBn? of Sed COHEVALIE R BARLEY Apply to MRS. A. SOMER, ,: - ' Harston.. ISTRICT AGENTS WANTED. for the PHENiX .-FIRE OFFICE. of LONDON'" Established 1782 over On" Hundlred years I .. Losses lid over £110, 000, 000, Accamulater? funds exceed £1, 00000; O : Annuan Incomo .,... over k800, 000, Iowest rantes Prompt ntl Liberal settlement of clailis Vietorlan lranch 0 Market luiilngs. S ; illiiiin ;streei, l[ nlborne.. R Mf.AkNFIELD TAYLO. : AGENT - ONE POUND REWAIVD"liD. TRAYED froti Girgtrrieon tle 9thb A. of April, Two BAY I: ILf lES; rine rising sne year the othier two. yena old.-- Brands P. D., near shoulder.: Any pers.m i;vinginniformatiosn thit will leundto their recovery will receive the above reward. THOMAS HIOGAN, T aO r o w n...
IN MEMORIAM. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 27 May 1887
IN MEMORIAM. The Hobart Mercury of May 14, gives the following obituary notice con oerning an old colonist :-" Yesterday morning there passed away one of the now rapidly disappearing colonists of the early days, and one who has played a varied and important part in the pro- gress of Tasmania. Mr. Frederick Lipscombe died at his residence, the Derwent Nursery, Sandy Bay, quietly in his bed, at the age of 79 years. The deceased has been in this colony for over half a century, and is said to have been one of the earliest settlers of Western Australia. In any case the family have every reason to believe that he built the first house ever erected at Swan River. There was very little prospect of a com- fortable settlement there for years, so Mr. Lipscombe came over to this colony, and took up some land on the Brown's River road, close to Cartwright's. He was then joined by his two brothers Henry, an enthusiastic and successful cricketer of the old school, who died some years ago; and Edwa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
Trade Addresse.s DALY, WOODYATT, & DONKIN H AVE the pleasure to inform the inhabitants of the Goulburn Valley, and public in general that they.have opened their New and Commodious Stores And are now showing a GENERAL DRAPERY. Men and Boys' clothino" Boots and Shoes, furniture, &c. Comprising all the Latest Novelties from the English and Continents Market, and as these goods have been purchased by their home buyer they have no hesitation in asserting that for variety, durability, and sterling value they are unapproachable in this market Dress goods in Silk, satin, plushes, vilveteens, stockingettes, foulle- cloth, plain and; tulted serges, cashmeres; merinos, alsace, the newest designs in trimmings ; mantles, dolmans, ulsters, jackets, capes, capes in seal, fur, and astracan. _ _ . _ _ Millinery. In this department we shall always have the Latest Novelties in Hats, bonnets, flowers, feathers, trimmings of all descriptions, with due consideration to FASHION AND ECONOMY...
GENERAL SCHAW AND THE DEFENCES AT THE HEADS. SENSATIONAL MISSTATEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
GENE'RAL SCHAW AND THE DEFENCES AT THE HEADS, SENSATIONAL MISSTATEMENTS. Some satements: purporting to give the opinions formed by General Schaw upon the defences at the Heads, which ho has just inspected at the request.of the Government, have obtained publicity. These statements are officially stated to require the most explicit contradiction. The alleged "criticisms," we are as sured by General Schaw,. are so wholly without foundation as to be purely im aginary. The fiction has been repudi ated by General Schaw, who read the report in question with much surprise. It is not merely an exaggeration, but an invention. General Schaw, so far from expressing himself freely, as he is represented to have done, as to the con clusions which he has formed respecting the defences, regards the information as confidential until it shall have'been fur nished to the Government, "who have asked for the report. To disclose any of the contents of the report would be a breach of official etiquette, wh...
SUICIDE OF A WELL-KNOWN TRADESMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
SUICIDE OF A WELL-KNOWN TRADESMAN. On Friday the mystery attached to the disappearance of Mr..David Dawson, plumber, of Lotsdale-tsaeet, from his private residence in St. George's road, North Fitzroy, on the 20th inst., was cleared up by the finding of his dead body in a quarry-hole, near Mary-street, Richmond. Mr. Dawson has been in delicate health since Novemberlast, had been under the care of a medical man, and been the subject of-great care and watchfulness on the part of his family. On the morning of the 20th inst., he got up before 6 o'clock, and stated his intention to go for a walk. Mrs. Daw son persuaded hint to wait whilst she made him a cup of coffee, intending to call his son to accompany him. She .left the room to get a box of matches. and.when she came back a moment later her husband was gone, and was never seen alive again by his family. Every effort was made to trace him, the creeks and holes in the neighbourhood being dragged. On Friday a boy saw the body floating i...
TERRIBLE SCENE AT A FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
TERRIBLE SCENE AT A FIRE. The Richlmod Hotel at Buffalo, United States, has been totally de stroyed by fire. When the flames were observed at an early hour on 18th March, it was soon ascertained that it proceeded from the cloak room, which was on the first floor of the building. The shaft of the elevator acted as a flue, and within a few minutes every floor of the pile was on fire. An electric alarm bell had been fitted on each floor, and this being put into action speedily awakened the large number who were sleeping in the hotel. They rushed to the windows, from which some leaped in desperation, while others managed to escape by walking along the parapets to the adjoining houses. The accounts of some of the escapes almost exceed belief. It is stated that one person, despairing of the possibility of getting out of the house, returned to his room ready to die, but was rescued by a fire man, how gallantly brought him forth from the flames. Another hung from a window sill for four minu...
FORTHCOMING AGRICULTURAL SHOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
FORTHCOMING AGRICULTURAL SIIOWS. The secretaries of the various Agri cultural-Societies are requested t, fo r ward tile' dates upon "-which their respective exhlibitions will be "ehl; and copiesof the prize schedules, as soon as published. AUGUST. 2, 3.-Coroina, N.S.W. 18.--Narnudern. 23 to 27.-National Agricultural Society of Victoria. . SEPTEMBIIER. 7, 8.-Wimmera District, at Stawell. 14 --Vycheproo . 22, 23.-Echuca. 28t.-Nuumurkah Agricultural Society. OCTOBER. 4, 5.-Rochester. ti.--BTcchus Miarsh. S13.--Mlurchisnn. I1i.-Nagambic. J9, 20.-Tatnuru. NOV1SEMBER. I" , 17.-Kynetno Agricultural Association 24.-Ballarat General Spring Show.
RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
RAILWAY ACCIDENT I1 QUEENSLAND. A terrible accident happened in Queensland on the unopened section of the Faesifern railway, between, 7 and 8 o'clock on Thursday morning. The ballast train, consisting of an engine and six waggons, in which were 30 men, was travelling fast up the line, when about five miles beyond Harrievillo.the driver saw that the points to the siding were open. He at once reversed the lever and applied the brake, but he was unable to stop the train, which dashed into the siding, and ran against four trucks, which were thrown off and upset. The engine escaped, but many men were hurt. Several of them jumped off when they saw the danger, but those who stuck to the waggons came off best. A navvy named Daniel Larkin was crushed under a truck, and had one leg cut off, besides being badly smashed. The poor fellow died in 10 minutes after lie was taken out. The following are the other most serious cases:-Stephen Daly, collar bone broken ; Wm. Dawson, leg broken ; George H...
A CURIOUS CALCULATION. THE END OF THE WORLD FIXED AT 1899. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
A CURIOUS' CALOULATION. THE END OF THE WORLD FIXED AT 1899. The following singular and very curious calculation, by which the ap proaching end of the world is deter smined, has never before been made known to the public, writes a Waterloo, Kan, correspondent of the Louisville Courier-Jout~al; -and may be of very great interest to those who have been ,tudying the prophecies, or watching lie progress of human events. Believe the result or not, as we may, neverthe less here are the figures, which any reader can verify for himself If these results are here correctly foretold, then the startling fact stares us in the face that the world is within 15 years of its close. In the fall of 1899 the finial winding up takes place. Here are the calculations. Let the reader carefully examine them : To begin, there are several important propheticp periods made known in the teriptules, .and various dates, as well as significant numbers, such as the great period of 2,300 years mentioned Ity Daniel, t...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. PRODUCE REPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
fijlCE1CIAL rT !ELcIGE& NCE. PRODUCE REPORTS The produce maurket ior t'Ve past week has tlightlyv improv."d. Wheat has go:eO up to Is. SIt ;barley the sameu as last quotations 4 very little outs cominig in. Messrs Williams and Co. report the market ts folluows:-Wheat, ts. 81 ; Iarley, 4s 7d ; good samsptls, oats, from 2s 4ld to The following are the consignees now ilyuig at the Taturn railway station :-W. Taylor, tl. Ryan, Hunter and Co., Glecson, Byrue, Hulnter (Gtrgarre), M'Klgum. John son n as. Forge, Grover, Williams, Devine, tLateliffe, Forsyth,Morrissey, Nichell 4c Co., Donaldson. l'arcels-Rooney, O. H. Brown, Tilley, Lancaster. The following are the exports from the -railway station: Wheat 758 Ten trucks of wheat were despatched on "Thurslay, and during the week 6 trucks of straw, 2 of pigs and 1 of sheep, - Messers. t'Grath, Son and Co.report (16th March) :--Chese : from 4A4 to tld per lb; "cutter, 8}sI to Is; eggs, Is7d to IlC d; per dosen ; hams, 6ti to 9d ; bacon,...
KYABRAM BRADSHAW. MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
KYABRAM1 iBRADSHAW. - MAIL NOTICEI. KM l. close daily for'Melbourne Toolamba -Murchison. at 10.30 p.m. and 3.50 p.m. Mails arrive from' Tatura daily 5:30 p.mi Rochoste r Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sittur days 10 a.m. Depart to Tatura daily 19.30 am.. To Rochester 4 p.m. Tuesdlays, Thurs days, and Saturdays. Postmaster-Mr. . 1). D. Mellis. Registrar of Births and Deaths-Miss. F Leader. Justices of the Peace-Messrs. "A. Allan S. Lancaster and Forge.
EXECUTION FOR MURDER AT BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
EXEOIUTION FOR MURDER AT BRISBANE. Clhritoplher Pickford, an Americr by birth, aged 32 years, senitdnced to death for the murder of Maritb Etner "o'i, at Ravenswood Judction on Febru' ary 20 last, was hanged in Brisbane Gaol this nmornini. For Borne timde i'ickford persisted in asserting his innocedce. His statements, however, 'aried somewhht. First he disclbimed any knowledge of the crime, but later he endeavored to iliplicate a nian named Jensen, *vhonh lie was unable to deseribe. Ohn unday afternoon, however, Piric ford signed a Confessioni of his guilt. The following is the full text of the docioent :-" I, Cl'ristopher Pickford, do hereby confess that I did contllit the murder charged against nme, atd that my statement aboit Jensen is false; that he had nothing to do with it, and I am sorry. I rientionel his name. and ask his forgir?i'ess; a's I ipry God for my own. I had no ill-fealingagninst lMartin Emmerson, nor did 1 want his money. Drink alone *1as the cause of it. I'll say...
THE SOULLING CHAMPIONSHIP OF AMERICA. DEFEAT OF HANLAN. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
TEE SCULLNG CHAMPION SHIP OF' AMERICA. DEFEAT OF HANLAN. A. race for £500 and the sculling champion&hip of America todk place on Lake Calumet, United States, on Mon? day, between Edward Hanlan, the Canadian, oarsman, who formnerly held the championship of the world, attd Jatob Gaudaur. a well-kilown Amnerloan oArAman. The course wHe 8 milese Indot. The race resulted in an easy Victory for Gaudsdr, who, when half the distance had been co&erod, rowed away frioli his oppulnent And *on as he liked.
Impounded as Echuca. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
Impounded ae Echucs.-a One we, twe notches obt fri~nt off ear, piece out iroiht near ear, like 6 in, tar o'x rump; 48 :ewes, front quarter out near 'ear, like M red brand on back: To be sold on '2nd June. Impounded at Shieppattai't.. =ark bfo*n horse, few white hairs in fore head, brand N near shoulder, bandage r?6uin off fore leg; hack, hbirness marked. To be sold 15th Jlind.
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE TATURA RERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
4 a_ vtesp U1ene. TO TEiE ZOITOR 4F TILE TATURA RERILD. Sir,-In yolr issue of the 20th inst. thei'o appearid an advertisemnent, calling for applicAtions from those williig to take charge as sexton Of the above Cemetery, the said aderti.e specifying anything about salary; but simply calTed for applications for the position of nexton. Now, sir, as I had temporary chArge uOtil a sekton was ap pointed, I made application acEcrding to the wordingof theadverdisement, but failed in my application to secure the position, not from want of ability to fill so impfortant a.post, but fr6dl the fact that the co?mmittee thought fit to pat other construction on the wording of the said advertisement, other than Appeared in prir.t. I have been informed by the Chairman of the Committee that they had accepted a tender for so much, and that the position Was filled. Now, sir, as not one word was said about tendeis, but simply for applications, why did Ahot the committee ke'ep strictly to tha word ing of ...
THE FREEMANTLE MURDERER. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
TH'E FREEI7? NTLE I MUiLfDREll'EI. Constable (&anmll wae elot anl mor tally wodnded at FreeYmuntle on Tutsday morning by a barglar nn:the premnises o Mseatrs. Hamnond, Symon and Huble; The Inhrglar escaped, but the police havo reason to beliide it was Thos. 'HbRhes, who murthdel Cbonstable"O'Com?el. a month ago. The" police hall" been, tracking Hughes early this month in the. neighbourhood of F'rebmantle, and a' fortnight ago eclhanged shots with him. iHdghee has sworn to shoot every. policeman attemipting hisi arrest. : reward of £200 is ofured for'his appre hension. There are several ships'rnow over duo,.. some of 'then ovesr ý90 d n:yseont,
THE LARGEST FARM IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
THE LARGEST FARM IN i?lE WORLD. In thi extreme south west corner o Louisianh lies tile largest producing farm in the world. It runs 100 miles north and south, add 60 miles east and west, and is owned and operated by a syndicate of Northern capitalists. Their general manager, J. B. Watkins- gives an inttresting accotunt of this gigantic plantation, which throws the great Dalrymple Farm in Dakota into the shade completely "The 1,300,000 acres of our track Mr. Watkins said, "was purchased in 1883 fri?i the State of Louisiana and from the United States GoVernment. Attbat tfite it was a vast grA?ing lnhd for the cattle of the few deslers in the neighbourhood. Whdn I took posses sion I found over 30,000 head of half wild and cattle. My wOrk was to divide the immense tract into convenient p?e tiires, establisherig sittions of- ranclhe every six miles. The fencing alone cost in the heighbourhood of 50,000dol. The land I found to be best adapted to rice, sugar, corn and cotton. All our dulti...
VIOLENT ASSAULTS ON THE POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyabram Union — 3 June 1887
VIOLENT ASSAULTS ON THE POLICE. A man named W. H. Smith, 28 years of age, described as a dealer, was arrested ,by Constables M'Corry and Maxwell shortly after midnight on Saturday, and lodged in the City watchhouse on a charge of assaulting the officers named in the execution of their duty. From the statement of the constables, it appears that Constable M'Corry saw Smith and several other men creating a disturbance at the corner of Bourke and Swnnston-streets. He spoke to them, and asked them to desist, and they replied in very vile language. He en deavored to arrest Smith, but was violently resisted. Constable Maxwell came to his assistance, and a great struggle ensued, in which the constables were very roughly handled. Constable M'Corry receiving a blow from Smith in the face which blackened his eye. The constables succeeded in arresting Smith, in'spite of the assistance he received from his comrades, but the others got away. Smith was out on bail at the time of his arrest, he hav...