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E tbli,Yrdw August, t312. fhi jiortland uadian, With which is inc.r;prstcd htt ?ortlaud -tlirror. Publilhed at 'ujrltr',, IEr'ry a,,a':., t Wed neJway, and Friday Ercaing. l,'?l,.v, OCoCRER 3, _94. ACCIDENT.--A nasty accident oc curred to Mr. John Beglin, of this town. on Wednesday afternoon, and which ne cessitated the calling in of a medical man. It seems Mr Beglin, in company with two younger men, were riding along Nelson road, when in jumping a little drain the horse Mr Beglin was riding stumbled, and the saddle getting for ward, the horse- a young one-came down, and his rider was thrown likewise. Mr Beglin, who is considered a good horseman, thought he was clear of the saddle, and let the reins go, but it would seem that the reins were entangled in something, and drew the horse on top of him while lying on the grcund. and before the animal left it had stamped on Mr Begin's chest and cheek, and gave the unfortunate fellow a kick cn the chest as a parting shot. With some difficulty the injured man was able to walk home, and he was suffering so much that medical assistance was called. We understand no bones are broken, but it is not known if there are any in ternal injuries. One witness of the mishap says the horse danced on the man while on the ground. Mr. Beglin has been confined to bed since the mishap. More .Machinery--By the Dawn on Wednesday a large boiler and engine arrived to the order of Messrs. Campbell and Sons, of this town, who, report says, are about to erect a large bark-grinding plant in premises in Percy street. The large boiler was safely taken to the new premises under the direction of Mr. Thomas Hickey, the well known carrier. MORE WOOL.-The evening train on Wednesday brought another consign ment of wool for Messrs. WV. P. Ander son and Co. From this out daily arrivals are expected. OPENING A TENNIS COURT.-'lhe Portland Public Tennis Court was opened on Wednesday afternoon by Mr. D. Brown, who remarked the, all knew it was decided some time ago to apply to the Borough Council for a piece of land to make a court, which having been granted the Committee lost no time in having a court made, and he tiianked those on behalf of the club who had helped to make the opening such a success. It had cost ten guineas and with the exception of a few pound- all had been paid. He then played a ball across the ground and declared the court open. The Portland Band rendered some pleasant music to enliven the after. neon. Mr. John Kean kindly lent and erected a tent fer the ladies of the ccm mittee, who provided afternoon tei. There was not a large number pre-ent to witness the opening, but all were wel comed and provided with tea, cake and sandwiches, &c., and the afternoon was pleasantly passed. During the after noon the members indulged in practice. OBITUARY.-A rumor, which we are afraid is only too true, was in circulation here yesterday that Miss McKay, a young lady well known as a state school teacher in this town, and who fcr some years has been teaching at Tarranginnie, had died at that place dur:ng the early part of the week. Miss .McKay since her rem.oval from Portland has been a frequent visitor, and invariably spent every convenient holiday here. She was n:uch esteemed and a great many will hear with regret of her early removal by the hand of death. AN OWL IN A CHURCH.-A curious accident occurred to Mr. Alfred Shilbieck on Sunday evening at Koroit. .An owl got into the churchl during service. \Whilst the Iird was flying about it knocked down a large screw driver that was lying on one cf the rafters of the church. The screw driver struck Mir. Shilbeck on the side of the head, inflict ing a severe wound. As no person had been near the rafters of the church since it was built, the screw driver must have been forgotten by the builders, and lain on the rafters for 23 years. A Pt.cc," AcL.--A well known resi dent of this town was enjoying a smoke (out of ; very valuable pipe) on the end of the pier yesterday when he acciden tally let the prized artic!e slip from his grasp and it soon found its way to the sand under about 2o feet of water. The owner soon divested himself of some clothing andi locating the spot diLved and clecerly recovered his treasure, CoUNTY FIRE BRIG.\ADEES BOARD.. c;reat dissatisfaction exists amongst the members of the Geelong tire brigades at the action of the Country Fire Brigades Board in appointing .Mr. T. S. Marshal, to the chief oflicership of the board, nIot withstand;ng that the act provides that candidates having had active service as a member of a country brigade should have preference for officership, and Mr. Marshall has never been registered as an active member. THiE JCLI. PERCY is expected to ar tive at 3.30 this afternoon, and sails again for Melbourneat 7 a.m. to-morrow nmornir.g. 'rlEm SE.ARIxG STRI-E.,- At Tahara the shearers struck on \Vednesdav on not being offered the union price, and thlers is a big camp of shearers on strike now in the vicinity of Coleraine. On 'thursday I)unrobin w: s to commence shearing. " he men will be offered 13s per too and the verbal agreement,
AccoUNTs.-The following accounts awaited payment at the local Sub-Trea sury this morning for J. Greenham, F. Spencer, Thos. Smith, Pitts and Hogan, Portland Benevolent .\slun, J. Lindsey, W\. Corney, J. Hill, Win. Newell, J. H. Row, \\. Rosevear. P. W. 'heviIl, C. E. Smith, E. Smith, T, -Must and P, Cunning. \VAN I)'IEN's l.tl P.): LOT TERv.-Mr. Brown the En lish acent t for the Lank of V'an Diemen ' Land liquidation lot:erv, authorised by the Tasmanian Parliament, repo:ts that he f is arranging for the sale of ticke:s in Spain. T i: s.-. CASIN;o. - This steamer leaves iMelbource tfr t::.is ort to morrow afternoon at 5 o'cioek, is expected to arrive here at noon on Monday, and will sa:1 again ior Mel&bourne at a o'clock on Tueda) ;morning, the - th inst. SH:oonTING AT SI:..-At the Newcastle poI-ce court on Tuesday, two Greek sea- t men, named .\ltavisio and Kalafale, of t the ship ; i:tckbreas. were committed for trial for as sauting a fellow seaman. E. I'. Chrisholm, the chief officer of the 1 vessel, stated in evidence that during the voyage a row occurred in the fore castle, and after calling upon Altavisio three times to stop fighting he fired a -icot from a revolver into his shoulder. Altavisio then turned upon him, and wit nss fired a second time, the shot taking effect in the accused's other shoulder. Kalafalc then jumped up, and witness tired at hin, but did not know whether the -hoa took effect. Geo. Smith, sail maker, also stated that he fired a revo!ver at :\itavi io's legs during the tight. One of the bu!iet, pass.d right through SA\itavilo's toduy, and the other lodged in the back of his neck. Kalafale was wounded in the calf of the leg. Smith and Chisholm were arrested on a charge of shooting, but were granted bail. The captain of the vessel is to be summoned for Assault by Kalafale, who alleges that Swhile he was being i-oned the captain struck him on the heed with a revolver, inflicting a nasty wound. P.AI'c.a are lying at the Pier station for Nutha Sir,gh, McLeod, Bond, W\hite, Logan, Kirby, Mullens,Jennings, Condon, Sutton, Couch, Jarrett, McKenzie, Murnane, State School Bol warra, Phillips. ADVERTISE.-Don't expect an adver tisement, says ." Printer's Ink," to bear fruit in one night. You can't eat enough in a week to last you a year and can't advertise on that plan either. People who advertise once in -three montLs forget that most folks cannot remember anything longer than seven days. If you can arouse curiosity by an adver tisement you have a great paint gained. The fair sex don't hold allthe curiosity in the world. DEATH OF A SWAosx.ta..-The body of a man was discovered on Tuesday in the centre of the Glenelg River, near the Nangcela homestead; it was caught on a stump in the river. Mr. McPherson, of Nangeela, gave information to the police (writes the "Spectator" corres pondent). and Mounted-Constables Har ris and Morrison went to the spot, and after some difficulty secured the body, but had to float it down the river to a suitable landing place. The face was much disfigured, the body having ap parently been in the water for some two months. The remains were, however, indentifiel as those of James Painter , a swagsman well known in the district. A paper found in the clothes purports to be a bill front an Edenhope storekeeper to lames Painter for clothing, &c. In the breast pocket a book was also found, the title of which was "No Name." As there is a log crossing about half a mile above where the body was found, it is presumed that deceased might have slip ped off the log into the river and thus was drowned, TI'ROI'caCL \\'VA.TC SPOUT.-News has been received from Caracces of a singular disaster at Valencia, the capital of the State of Carabobo, Venezuela. A water spout of great volume burst over the city with such force as to occasion immense damage to property, and cause the loss of tjo lives. TImE " DIRECTORY OF TrlE WORLD' says:-A man may as well sit down in a meadow and a exDcct a cow to come and be milked, as to sit down in his store and expect to get trade without adver:iting. -n occasional cusPomer may stray in, inquire for somethiing, and buy it; but most people go where they have bectn informed that the goods they want are to be found. Further more, a considerable proportion of busi ness is :nade by advertising. An adver tiselnent ofteni suggests to a reader his want of an article, and he goes and buvs when he would not have realised his need if hlie had not been put in mind of it. If you want to do business, "adver tiset, and do it judiciously. CAlRRIER, &c. - In our business columns Sir Thomas Hickey, the we'l known carrier, thanks his patrons for past favoIs anl promnises the same care ful attention to orders in the future. Sir Hickey is also prepared to execut orders for ploughing, wood, water, &-c. YEARLY \OLt:ES AND NEW (Gu'OODS The yearly volumies of the following books for r894 are to hand at the "iGuardian" Book Depot, Bentinck street :-Leis.lre Hour, Suncav at Home, Boys' and Girls' Own Annual Little Folks, Children's Friend, ChIJd's Co:npanicn, Children's Treasur . etc. \Ve hove also just opened up a iarge assortment of Ladies' \Vork Boxes, \Vriting Desks in leather and Japanese, Photo Frames. Cabinets, Fire Screens. Pertun:ery, Dressing Cases, Iiand Mirrors, and Stationary in a!l the new est styles. Remember the address is Bentinck-street, Pottland. The "Herald" says there is great excitement in London over the prospect of war with Franice, and in Liverpool there is absolute alarm. T'he London Exchange has been affected already, and the price of corn has risen, CERTAINLY the test known medicine is $.rsmo: and Sos's EcALy'rTri Fxrs~cr Test its eminent powerful effects in roughs, colds, influenza: the relief is instntananeous. In seriou. causes and accidentsof all kinds, be they .ou.nd burns, scaldings, bruisessprains, it is the safeit remedly--no s'elling - no intlan:matio.. !.ike surprising effects produced in croup, diph theria, intlammationof the lungs, selliings, •c . diarhcea, dysentry or cases of the kidnel s aid urinary organs. In use at hospitals and :l medical clinics all over the globe; patronised by His Majesty the King of Italy ; cro nted with medal and diploma International Exhibi tion Amsterdam. Trust in this apprcvecdartifle anti reject all vthe?"