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BOMBAY. August 2. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
BOMBAY. August 2. A rumour is current that that the Prince of Wales will visit India in December, 1871. Twelve Native regiments are to be armed with Enfield. The new French settlement on the Red Sea coast has been attacked, with the connivance of the Tur bish Governor of Hodo babe, The men were or dered to disountinue building. The French consul has te!egraphed for instructions. Commander Goold has bren dismissed from the Rig ship Forte by courtmartial, for flogging a sea mann in Colombo Roadstead. Subaoriptiona are being raised by the German cony soll in India for the reliefof the wounded German soldiers,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
ADVERTISEMENTS. KILMORE FREE PRESS,, WITH Bn I siI in 11COIII?0UA1 ED) THE EX AMINE 1t T, o roprietor ofthe KILMons EFsn PRaes, having pure, ased the interest and goodwill ocf tje Kilmore ~'x amniner b gs to stute `hati on and after the' 15th October the b,:sire'ssof the 'to papeji ,Mil tIo '~ried' on by him. "In smaking the, arrasgetneit, the proprieter begs to :form the public, that owzinq to the limited 'support extended to eacl journal, whilst carried oni 4s rately ne has deenmed it adpi;able to aifatgan~ate them znder the above heading, aid solicits the coiibinie efupjor3. of all classes. ' 4 tE9QAS HUNT, P' OPRIETO . H. ROHDE, GENERAT STOREKEEPElR, Sydney Street, Kilmore, _AS. on SALE the following GOODS - S Cape 3Barley -Rye Oats Garden Srrds 1l'aings-3:t, ft, and Eft; also, Gaiden palingi. Orders for all gorta of graes seeds attended to, and suppliod .within eight 'ddy'e. GENERAL' GROCERY & PROVISION STORE, Hi 1 ,,9HD.E, SYDNEY STREET, KILMORE. TO LET, on reamonab'e ...
ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
ITALY. St Poter's Day passed over quielly at Bm" On the 1h th the dogma of infalhbility wI, by 453 against 88 noes. Great 'conateroat]3s anger wag excited by a powerfa l speech of - Guidi, the arobbishop of Bolognas , ,, bility. He was carpeted and severely 00led , . Pops. The Italian Parliament has resolved to ?0 the white slave trade. ,eh t o ardinal Antonel i bestower on hi marriage a 4 war tf 5,000,00fQ
GENERAL SUMMARY. LONDON, July 15. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
OEXERAL SUMMARY. LoQDON, July IU Lord Kimberly's appointment to the ColnisA Ofce is severely cricioed. He is considered a i&f man, but too dogmatic for the self-wiled colonistI. The Brindisi letters were delivered two dasl eulier than those by Marseilles. The prorcgiticn of Parliament is expected on A", gust 10. No serious opposition to the Education Bill i expected'in tha Upper House. A motion to exclude bisbops from the House 0' Lords was supported by 102 members in thI 'low? of Comme (.. The Duke of Edinburgh's presents to Indin princes cost £10,000 The Quten and Prince of Waleaare expscted - Tilit Ireland in the autumn. *. Areview of 15,000. troops took plac belfor o Queen at Alderhbott. Baron Lesseps i receiving orationqin E?ggnd. Mr Reed, chief constructor of the navy, hu re tired to join Mr Whitworth. The marriage of the Earl of Derby and the Dow ger Marchioness of Salisbury was clebrated at t Ohapel Royal. The sale of Oharles D;okens's pictures and w.. of art realise...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. WAR BETWEEN FRANCE & PRUSSIA. ADELAIDE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
AR 1VAJ, OF THE ENGLISH iAIL. WAR BETWEEN FRANCE & PRUSSIA. [BY ELECTBIC TELEGRAPH.] (RaoM TEK AIOws COBBEOSONDENT) ADBLA1I , 1unday, The branch mail steamar Bangatira arrived off Glenelg Pier at noon on Sanday, bringioR the Ads. laide portion of the English Mail per B1M,S,S, G?er long. The Rangatira made a passage pf 14 hours to the Sound, experiencing on her runa o ntinuation of westerly gales, Her return 'paeege occupied -;i hours.
A VERY GOOD STORY, IF TRUE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
A VERY- GOOD STORY, IF TRUE. [From theo Ballarat Courier.]: We have heard some. good thumping stories in our time and we may say good fishy ones, too. Ihere is, the' latest coining from? rlndouhted anuthority, t bwit-a sporting ge., tleman, well-known, and assuredly respected in this town. The story runs,-that within the last half century, a nulimbe of good men and true, hunting a hare with beagles, in County Kildare, Iroland. Afteria smart run of over ten miles, an old' stone quarry was reached ; 'ailn had tmallen for some time pre siouusly, and the quarry was full of,. water. .lhre the hare' was mi sqd, :nd"searC r, miade in vain, but pupsv was 'not; found, and the dlogs were called c.ff. The day being sultry, andi the chase a not. one, some one or twd of. the horsemen descended'to the wa'ter to give their steedl a drinlk. Qne geentldeman ob, served that his horse snilied and played with the water in a ratlier?c traordinary manner, bult at first took but little notice o. what, afl...
CONTINENTAL. FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
TheB prese danng the Spanish auooestioin n" tione, wrote in favor of war before Prnluui,' ?.I was received. Preparations for hostilitiesl arae punahed forward. The iesr hso been oolltO? itd manned, the army ordered from Algeria, amoii deepatohed to the frontiers and efere have been to purohuse forage; f A terror has seized the Bourse, and the P the London exchange is unDrecedented? Dissensions have arisen in the Freoch ,O, owi"g to the Emperor dffering from the O " ment.
THE LAKE COOPER CATASTROPHE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
THE LAKE COOPER CATASTRZqPHE. A correspondent furnishes the Bendigo Independent with the subjoined c particulars of the recovery of the body of one of the three unfortunate young men, who were dr'owned in Lake Cooper by the capsizing of a boat on Sunday, 7th August. On Monday evening last the men who were workling with the drags from a boat touched some . thing which they imagined was one of the objects of thir search; they tried several times to get a grip of the substance with their irons but were unsuccessful, and the task was relinquished for the night. Next morning on the men entering the lake they saw a body floating on the surface of the water, which on being brought to the shore was recognised as that of John Smith, far. mer, one of the lost. It presented a sight shocking to behold; not that it was in a state of advanced decomposition, on the cobn trary, considering the long time which had elapsed since the body sank, it is surprising that it retained its original purity to ...
CHARLES DICKENS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
CHARLES DICKENS. it seems that the causes which led to the sudden:leath of Mr Charles 1ickens vere probably intensified by the .persecutions to vhich lie had been exposed for many months .prevous to that uhiversally deplored' event. ,At ., time when, from the excessive' strain upon his neirvous syst'm, and the over stimnu lalion oq the brain, froau ?iintermittent in tellectua! ltbor, he stood in need of. absolute repose, ana wvhein, as'ie epfressed it,. lie in tended to interpose a ily.leaf in iis book of life, hle was assiiled, both by letter and per soally, by people? ho took' it 'into their head that he was'no better than a heathen, who recomineinded htin t salve his 'con science by making&liberal douations'to this or tha t pious or cliriitable istitution ' and who went the hlngtth of encdosing in their let. ters to hin short Torms of a codicil to his will, so that if he s', reluctant to part with his money during I '°i, he mighit mala bequesb. of it, to be avaihlal'. aft...
STATE SNOBS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
SrATE SNOBS. JFrom one of our exchanges (Yass Courier) we clip the following :-Government oflicials are very indignant when their shortcoimings are animadverted upon. They do not like the low fellows of the Press, or ucre corn mercial men, to obtrude advice or censure noon them; and over the breakfhst t.abld swear outrageously and talk of "duck ponds" when such a fate befalls them. They :would very much like to be left alone, to breathe a !urer air than that contamiriated by thq breath of the "profanum vulgus." But bbefore indulging in such " high,.mightyism" would it pot t? ;e!! if Government officials were to seriously 'and honestly consider their relative position to the public, that of servants to master? We are very far indeed from wishing it to oe supposed that we would counsel Government ollfcials to pro pitiate the favour of the masses by any one sacrifice which would tend to lessen their honesty, their real. usefulness, or their gens tlemanliness. It is a good thing indeed ...
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. LONDON, August 6. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. LONDON, August 6. Great difference of opinion exists as to the pro bability of England being involved in hostilities Belgium has 100,000 troops ready Wool rates closed heavy at 2d lower, 50,000 bales were withhrawn There is an increased demand for Australian meats, The Admiralty take 175,0001b beef and 42,0001b mutton. France takes 30,0001b We quote the following additional items fom Reuteur's Austi a'ian Express : LoIZ'oN, July 15 Her Majesty the Queen left Balmoral for Windsor on June 17, and on June 24 there was a grand party given at Windsor. Un July 6, a state concert was given at Buckingham Palace, and Her Majesty went to Osborne yesterday The Princess of Wales on July 5 laid the foun. dation stone of the Deaf and Dumb Church in Lon don. Her Royal Highness has since gone to visit Denmark War was this day declared by France against Prussia in the Corps Legialatif The French papers at once assumed a most warlike tone, speaking strongly against Prussia. ...
THE DIGNITY OF THE FARMERS' LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
THE DIGNITY OF THE FARlIERS' L I Fi E. Th.ere is a higher dignity than that of poetry or painting that attaches to the far mer's profession; a dignity which makes him walk as erect and look the blue heavens .as. proudly in the face as any man wvho treads the earth. No inaustry to, which human hands were ever set since the first pair were made is deserving of higher esti. mation than his. For, of all the toilers of the earth he stands in the Clcsest co-partner, ship witli Divine Providence in ite realm of natuo. See the condition of this co-part uership the eapital.dhich each invests in one summer's crop. Here, for example, is a cultivated farm of one hundred acres of land. The Creator might have made the land bear.. stout crops of wheat and corn all of itself, wiitliout man's help; but He did not and would not. IHe condescended to admit man to a partnership with Him, in variegating the verdure of those acres, in covering them with waving grain and yellow harvests. lie would not let ...
THE TAKE-ALL. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
THE TAKiE-ALL. The following is from the prize essay of Thomas MIosely Agg;. A district thoroughly impregnated with take.ail it may take years to clean as the germs, however discouraged, cannot often be effectually destroyed. 'They may live in the diseased roots of any field laid down with grasses, or rnunnlng'ild with rubbish. But the insects can be continually harassed, ana under a p;roppr style of farming it must de crease, and eventually disappear. To cure a district would require a well concerted plan of action, just as much as it does to eradicate scab. Every farmer must do his best in the way of cultivation,' and' take-.all would no longer be the dreaded enemy it has been in .soinie places. Even so, in a district free from the ravages of the pest, bad cultivation may go on for a number of years; indeed, in so unsatisfactory a state, that it would, become unpayable; and no sign of the enemy would yE appear. But if some of the larvm were imported they would be found to acclimat...
AN ABORIGINAL LEGEND. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
AN ABORIGINAL LEGEND. (From a Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph.) Those who believe that the aborigines of Australia have had no oral traditions handed &nbsp; down to them are greatly mistaken, for they seem to have had a great many, and at their corrobborees or festivals they retail little else than legendary lore. From some of the more intelligent of the Hotspur and Craw- ford River blacks I have eliminated the meaning of several of their historical frag- ments, the most interesting of which appears to be "The Two Moons." They say that long ago, in the days of their first fathers, before the tarpaulins of the white fellows' ships were seen on the waters, Hotspur was a great country and very warm. In its &nbsp; forests roamed kangaroos bigger than bul- locks, wombats fatter than white fellows' pigs, and birds whose eggs were larger than the melons of Leywhollet(sic). On its plains were abundance of sweet yams, and at all times water to boil them. There were two m...
Local. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 1 September 1870
Our Police Court report, and other miat ters of local interest, are unavoidably held over until our nxet. The Kilmorte Ladies Benevolent Society rill hold their annual meeting in the Me hhanics' Institute on Tuesday next. Punctual to tirpe "The Australian Jour nal" has this month made its appearance, and it still maintains its high character as a valuable family journal. A great deal of literary merit is noticeable in its pages, and its publication in our midst is creditable to the colony. On Friday evening, the 9th instant, a concert will be given in the Mechanics' Institute, the proceeds to be devoted to the Hospital. The programme, which we pnbi lish in another column, will give our readers an idea of what they may expect for their money. If the selection of the music, ec., e do not prove attractive to some, they have only to remember the charitable object for * which the concert is being given. Fresh notice of election has been issued to fill an extraordinary vacancy in the Kilm...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 8 September 1870
ADVER TISEMENTS. O ORTII-EASTERN RAILhWAY.-TENDERS --'l Tudere will be received from. persons mdlin, to oupply POSTS and RAIL", to be do, livered on the ,Noith-Easatrn Railway Lino, near K."hore. lP.'ricu'ars at Contractor's oflccs, Esesndon, or Dry COrcts, ilmorc. O BE LET, FOR A TERH OF YEARS, II 4 AC?IES of the CHOICESf LAND in the L r, L P?duck, ucnr Boya's pro emptivo eoction; parish o Northwood, five miles north of Beymour aon ta e S;iring Ore-k road. Thu wh l. securely fencud, and 50 to:es UNDER CiOP-se:o.d ploughing. -'o. c:c n of all, cZ:ept, that under crop, c;u ! )lu r?aLdi:;telj; Apply.to D 0 FERRIS; Or to ALEXANIWER GUILD, EsQ, Seymour. BYLAINDS AND GLI)NBURNIE. ROAD.DISr TRICT. A MEETING of the ratepayfrs of the above die 1 tr;ot will be hold at the Boaro's office, at 12 o'clock on Monday, 5th Septcmber, for the purpcse otf loiing Audttoas for the above distriot fqr, the currcattj ear. By. order, P..CORCBY, Clork, FOR SALE,, OE? 8AAL a quarter acre of land i .the towDn...