It was in May, 1893, that Mr. James Huddart (the founder of the Canadian-Australian line of steamships) dispatched the fast and powerful steamer Miowera from Sydney on her Initial trip ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 1,808 words
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Sir Henry Parkes, besides having been often under the eye of the photographic camera, and often delineated by the pencil or brush of the artist, was occasionally represented by the art of ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 461 words
A terrible case of suicide is reported from Southern Russia. A young and pretty woman living in the settlement of Amoor announced suddenly at a'dinner party given by some friends that she had ...Article : 129 words
Professor Anderson, the Wizard of the North, used to give one of his audience a rifle, some powder, and a marked bullet. The marksman was requested to load and ...Article : 333 words
A man was recently tried for stealing a watch from a lady in an omnibus. The man declared that the watch was his, and the woman was mistaken in identifying it as hers. Suddenly the magistrate ...Article : 121 words
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