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AN AMERICAN DUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
AN AMERICAN DDUEL. 'A despatch from' Denvbr,:in the ,American papers, says there is grth t tidcltemtoint ?vor' i duel whichl was fouglt. at River Bent., Tho pairtici pants were Albert Jessnp, son of A pro. 1 mineilt No? NYork bnker, and M. 0. O.1 Dalvis, both of whonm have or some time past been trading extensively in diattle. 1 The circumstances attending thb oen coil nter re of the most peculiar ltharc- I tor. No ill will is known to, have existed between the two men, mid no cause vliditder can be assigned for the 1 tragedy. Secondst were dispense?I? with entirly, the proliminaries being i aranged by the principals thlemnelvcs in anll pparently iamicablo mnanoirt and without the slightest displlby of anger or ill will. The mon, after meet ing and conversing quietly together 'for a few momrnten, strolled togetlior on ,the prarioe, ndl, after findingn suitable spot' dounted off' fiftyt ineeos. ' Davis w- nsprmod witl a Winchester rifle and SJeesnuip viit n revolver' Jessuni sue ! "....
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETI.. Guardia. Office, October 13, 2870. The retail price of flour is £1 6O per ,ag Q- r quotations are W ?IOLr-ALO PRIteY. , Flour £12 . . Wheat, 5s .31 to i 6Ak per boahel 0at, 3as d to 3, Gd do Barley, 3s Ald Bran, Is 3d 'ollard, 1. 0d do Butter Is 24 tol is 3dlb ggg w d.16 d ozen .. . :. . ?. ; 'ee (Colonal) 9d to &8 per Ib. XtZrAIL Pniczo.. Flour, 20s per bag cash. - Barley, 4s per busel Wheat, 6 ' do. OOata, " to 4s 1 do . Bran, I 6d ". de Pollard 1a Gd to I 941 do Butter' I1 4d to la6dlb. Eggs, I dooz. l ltread 7d per 41b loaf ,limosa Bark, 13 per ton
LISPING. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
L-t'Lrsro.-A enunltryh fellow iho lirped, having bought somne ilphi, aked a nelghIulllr for the use of i pen for i flow days. SaRt be,' "I ha?o jittht been purelfntlhin thome thwine-Lwo thowth ndl plgth. I want to put them In your pan till I can get ai plttl for them."-"'l'wo thoii.ed pla'l" ex ??dmed the neelchhotar " rlte my pen will hardly hold a dihzen."-" You Idoni't under stand mpe,' .r. (tent. I ,iln't liay two thoutlhend pigtllh,lint twa thllwth nTd plgll." -"I hear you," s?,ll elr. Ilelntt " twlo tIe u mand pgas. t hr ot aIlint he crazy."-" tell iyou giitin." ex ininloi l thilie maI, ItIl rtily, , ImeI c InttwII th?L h Ll lll tin1 llth, but two thowth itII! it I? pit:h."--' lh, Iil is what yo.0 nmli, ch ? W\el, the ,pen is at your service." A Proonn I).?r run Mrcarr'l.tr.-Pe)thps the proethit ,srve of llr·lnt'anyr lif," hIap pernel l "heina 1' wellnt to I Ztiololhl iell Garden- s to ec the hiiptpl,?,tmullllli. Two dLtelle? le?re just ushilt rl pamrellL l , r ile doorway wh ...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
MIELnoun1rF MAR nxeT. The market todnlay is firm for wheat ndl flour, the quotations remaining at Ga 01 ful prime wheat: and £13 ta to £13 10s for lnr r of best brands; small quantity sold at auction for £'13 La. 1'h, arrivals by coaszt nal rails last week were 3500 hnags, and flour 1100 lbgs. Oats are realizing higher pricee say 3s 21l to .s 4d :; a(nd ('apr halaey3s 4 1 ; rnair fetches .1 0,1 olnly 780 bht;s came by cuoast last week. Aout 9000 n,.s p;otatoc arrived of which 5000 vcamo by coasting Iants.
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infringe Upon those of Others. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13. CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
t$he Ounxrdiaui WIrrn WHlC Is IC5001PORATED THE "roaSi.'D zlPREas." To Protect oar ?lights-Not to Infringe upon those (f Others. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13. COSTOA REt?URNS. Tne following is the return of CA enit c nrnlluc as furnished by the cue ems a lorilt slieaehppeu cu'.' - from the port of eo.es...-a during the quarter ending 30th September last: Bark, 495 tons ... ... £2933 0 0 Bones, 17 cwt. 3 0 0 Bran and pollard. 1,060 buhels ... 72 0 0 Chaff, 3 tons 12 cwt. 14 3 6 Flour, 1534 centals . 924 0 0 Grain-Wheat, 17,423 bushels 5043 0 0 " and other ;0 bushels 14 0 0 Hides, 100 ... 39 0 0 leather, 19.507 lbs . 1172 0 0 Provisions-viz., bacon and hamsm. 670 lbs... 22 0 0 Sword ruh, 99 tons 4 cwt. 240 0 0 Scrolls, 802 lbs.... ... 5 0 0 Sklns--IangarSo, 400 ... 9 00 Sheep 7,754 ... 10 0 0 Tallow, 91 tons I cwt. .. 417 0 0 Wool, 23,004 ibs. . , 1430 0 0 / £13,267 3 6 For thte quar'7r ending June 30th our st;hiinats re6 a ed the large value of £34,662, but in explanation of the excess over.th...
PORTLAND CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
PORTLAND. CRICKET CLUB. The annual meeting of the above club was held at emvan's London hotel on Tuesday evening Iast. Thoe President Mr. E. Manning, occupied the chair, and about 20 members were present. The Secretary read the balanco-sheet, which showed the receipts for the past year to have been £34 Is. and the expenditure £84 osn. 8d. The club's liaiilltles were set down at £14 8s. Id., and its assets at £4 10s. 8d. Mesr. . Stokes ihd C. MIhclfey were elected to audit the acdiunts,after which the minutes of the last ojeting were read and confirmed. The Committee's n ual report was then read, followed by a pkgress report of the Ground Improvemen Committee, Both reports were unanini usly adopted. RIe ferring to the latter eport and the desira bility of having the ground- vested in trustees, Mf'. Claridgoe tated that this had been done nearly 10 3 are ago by the N. S. W. Governoment, the tuitees being Mr. 8. O. Icnety, the late 1M. James Smith, and himselft whereupon ieasr. E. Mann...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
A Milswnclle paper says of the air, In its relations t*r mll_;-* It kisses and blepes him, but will 'nt obey himn." ' BlobbIk ays that that lecrlption suits ills wife exactly. A Yankoe "tirielher rdeoiicrsedf rom tlhe text, " Ilw old art thouP?" an the next day, a.bti t ac+thltd of the c6n iegaatlnt calledr to tell hllil was Inot en Orf ils busines. t Ari edllor an a nnt.kne imper, havinl r. sucivetnns ;l hA -nl idetfetei, returns thanlksu and in?ldesly namsk fors dmten bakll-nt upon whlch- o t " t tsaaeiairta. .' A C:icn o belle. who l ix months ago, was est? laJl tha*t o e" f oihte l l~tJely support, hgrnelf at lino nla,,.otiw thro1' .' flat-ro flltf ItEi, and tilts hier'hi.batl ee?vIy time. "!An Iow .dlitlr recernitly, anno?ltli that a Certnln Ilhon ol f his ws".thliyit gausual, It w as w ritten thriving .: -: a +.' t; n ' SA llrooklyn.il wasn akted t;y a ir tllhn gentlemiin Ia sie dldn't think alie colld iearm to love lim. " lmighlt It yonu tµ stuffed" wae thlhuglllilng reply. A...
BOYHOOD OF COMMODORE GOODENOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
BOYHOOD OF COMMODOBE . OODENOUQG. When abit seveni years old he used to ride with his father., His pony had . habit'of bolting in at the stable gate, in stead ofcoming round to the flout door; and on one wirter evening' the Dean insisted on the little boy. riding up and downs the road, till long after dark, till lie had maetoroil his pony, and made him quietly pnes the stable door. .Thie a. cident of his godfiither, Sir.James Girinam, havilng been First Lord of the Admiralty at the time of the child's christening, hail led Dr. Go'' denough to choose 'the followiilg of the sea as the profession for his son James; and boy's mind was from the first led to Inok upon tlo'navy as his future career. From his earliest years hib:showed determinationi and strength of character -even his elder brothl~e findi sisters were accustomned to abide his decision in a dispteoil mutter, always recognit. ,ing lais desire for justic6; anri'they re. membered illat when only. albt'eight years ild he forisom...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
EXPORTS. The exports for the month ending 0th August were as follow: - Melbourne, £401,2001 Bydney, £270,900; Queensland, £14,300; Adelaide, 4102,500; Tasmania, £45,400; Now Zealand, £lo,200.-Abridged from the Daily Telegraph.
TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. LONDON, 1ST SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
i .TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. LONDON, lsr SrrTaxfa n. 'Di.' Pa*rry hat been. nominated Bishop of W?estern Australia' 'o o : r. R'Int re; one of the Victorian commis alone at Philadelplht, reotbns home by the Su perb. :r Sbomas Oloese, late borough accountant of Mliddleborough, who was arrested in Mel. .bourne, has been committed for trial. James Ward, a merchant, who was brought krom Fiji by a detective, was committed at Hull on a harge of forging bills of lading and an insurance polloy on which he obtained , i14.0o0. The Thamesi ehibankment site' lia been :inally 'choscn 'foi tho 'proposed India aid `colonial museums.' itroneg appeals hlave gone aout to' all the colonies to respond promptly to the efforts which have been made at home. 'Mrs. Neil is makling steady progress hero ,with hLer milk enterprise. She has appealed. through The Ties,, for supplies of mulberry leavesto feed her worms. Severaltitledladlea have taken shares, but it is found necessary tn, success that the shares of the...
HE WAS SURE OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
HE WAS SURE OF IT. t The bolt on the back door hind needed replacing for a long time, but it, was only the other night that Mr. iTroetosn had the presence of mind to a buy a new one and take it home. After 'sipper'hae hIited up his tools, t removed the bolt, and measured tile *'location 'for theanuoir one 'Heo must bore some noew holes, arid Mrs. Troctona' heard him roaming around the kitchen and woolshed, alawming doors, pulling a out dralwers,:and kicking the furniture around. Sheo weht 'to the head of the stairs and called down, 'Richard, do' you want anything?' y a ' Yes I do I' he yelled 'out. 'I want to know where in Texas that cork screw is?' ' Corkscrew, Richard?' e ' Yoa, anrlrarwht, Riciharl P T've looked the house, over and can't find it.' :,7 Why, we never had one, Richard 1 i SDidn't, eh ! We've had a dozeki'of 'eom inthe last' two years, and I bought C one not four weeks ago. It's always the,*wy..whenr Iwant anything.' 'But you must be out of your head, husband,' sihe ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
The llshlnp of Mlelborne presided at tbhe fitleth anniversary of the Church Mtlulonary Oolloeo, at Ithngton, when a portrait of Prige clpal Chldle was unrel:ed. .-' "fr. Stanley'sletter, publlshed In the Dailg Tregraph, narrnting lon latest discoveries ao? wondorful escape from 100 lrealherousnatlvel dwelllng on a large lake Island, have clated deep Interest, l ore cheering news has been recolved of the Italian explorlngexpedltlon. On the 17th of July they were four lays' oeael journey from Shod, and were nil well. The struggle between Abyssinla and Egypt appears aIot to ho over. A report frotm Alexandria states that the ICgyptalns hlave horn defeated near Mlausowahl 'he eoubnt lasted six hours. Fifteen villages were burned, and I, i0) people were muma ?rtd9 among whom werue spveral Europeaue, i -
The Old Bathing House. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
The Old Bathlnl House. (To lee Edilorof tae Portland uardian.) S?a.--Allow me to call attention, through the columns of your piper, to an eyesore which Is both detrimentat and digraeeful to our rising town. I allude to the " Old lathing-louoe." Most of my readers will remember that last summer the town was crowded with strangers, and during that time It was one general cry-out amongst oue lady vlisitors that they could not bathe with any comfort what with imaginary thoughts of sea-serpents, sharks, &c., to say nothing about a lot of our overgrown bore watching their mTanwures from the cliffs, you can Imagine for yourselves that bathing, under the above clruumstances, was not at all pleasant. The Old Bathnlg House, I con elder, would be far better away altogether, as besides being an eyesore, it is about sil o'clock In the summer eveninap, mpossible to promenade tie Jetty with ladles that Le to say, It any one lis any self rspeet ant decency In their compositions, It this val...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
ARRIVAL OF. TILE ENLISHI MAIL, The R.M.S. Blngalre, Cadptain Iector, was sighted off Glenelg at 8 a;m., and anchored at a quarter past 10.. She left Gallo 22nd Beptember, andhad a fine weather passage. ADELAIDE, TUESDAY. -Passengers fo? Melbourne-Mrs., Miss, and Master Olifton, Mrs, Kemp, Messrs. Rosser, Horne, Shell, Gedrles Knight, Mac-: quet, and Ksdallo; Mrs. Sillery and two " children, Mr. and Mrs. Rainford and infant, Mr. and Mrs. Doubleday, Messrs. Bartley, tMcMahon, and Austin, Mr. and Mrs. Toft and:family, Mr. and Mrs. Carver, Messrs. Wade, Clarke, St. Quesitin, Henderson, A. C. Wilson, A. Neill, J. Gill, J. 8. Gill, W, G. Fanning T. C. B ray, Ii.. Nee4lham, Gregory, Todhunter, andliowman, Mr. atid Mrs. Saunders 'and two children, C~; Htirts ,wlok. i'' :..For Sydney.--Mr. as d Mi.. Cliesold and family, Conduotor Buchaian, Mra.and Miss Stevensoai Mrs. Graber, Messrs.: IHeath, Mreton, G. Barlew, ogaise, Miss Kpolhot. SFor New.Zealand.--esur. OCheynoe, W. I. Wallh, and lnrsbn ...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, OCTOBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (raox OUR OWN CORIntPONDxNTs.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Ocroaen 12. The rifle matches' second meet was well attended by the members. The match resulted In Lient. Christopherson scoring 34, Corporal Ross 33, and Captain Grins 32, out of apossible 35; the prizes were ten. seven and five pounds. The jockey, Blackham, thrown at the hurdle race in Wilson's circus, remains in the hospital in a danoer.us state; the head and spine are injured. Christina Irwin, seduced and desartedt attempted suicide; the chemist cautiously diluted the laudanum he gave her; her life was save3. Executors to the late Major Bell's estate obtained leave to appeal to the Privy C.,uncil asainat the full court decision fixing the liability at ten percentum duty on the estate. Margoret Flyon detained in gaol as ac cessory to murder, brouoht before Judge by habeas in hope of liberation on bail. JudgeFellows refu'ed, stating the prisoner would be trial on Monday. In the Assembly, the Speaker being absent...
The Bishop's Visit. (To the Editor of the Portland Guardian.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 13 October 1876
The Bishop's Visit. (To the Fditor of the Portland Guardiao.1 Sit,-I notice with pleasure that Dr. Thornton intends to deliver a lecture in Port land on Tueslay evenoig, the 31st inst., but em not enthusiastic on one of the objects to which the proceeds are to be applled-Iallud. to parsonage Improvements. I was under the impression that the Parsonage had only lately been thoroughly renovated, and was unow an extremely comfortable U location."r What more is wanted, and is It not ornamen tation and luxury ? I think, Sir, the partial propriation of the proceeds, as announoed; Sillgiro disatisfmtion, as the opinion of nysef and many other friends is that s. far as St. Stephon's and its environs go, a new organ food would be a much more popular object. A now instrument is badly wanted, improvements to the parsonago are not. Vhat a flo opportunity this would have boen for laying the !mtndation of an Orgau Fund. I moan no disrespect to Mr Allnutt, whom I honour, but I utter the opinion of ...