Thursday, January 23, 2014
Passengers to Natal: the German 1880
Arrival of the German Natal Witness Jan 13 1880
Cape Town, 9 January
German arrived. Two hundred passengers.
Duart Castle to leave next day.
PASSENGERS for Natal per S.S. German:
Mr, Mrs Sanderford
Kyd Mr, Mrs, five Misses, Master
Mr W Kelly
Mrs, Miss Argo
Mr, Mrs Hillary
Mr, Mrs, four Masters Kenwick
Mr, Mrs, three Masters, Miss Young
Mr, Mrs, two Masters Jameson
Mr, Mrs, Master, Miss Sharp
Mr, Mrs, three Misses, two Masters Donovan
Mr, Mrs Smith
Mr, Mrs, two Master MacLymonts
Mr, Mrs, two Misses, Master Watts
No change in wool. Private sales at best prices by auction. Prospects good.
Attorney-General granted fiat writ of error in trial of Tichborne claimant. Two separate sentences were given on two counts, which were one and same offence.
Floods in Hungary destroyed lives and property. Thousands homeless. Country lake of ice.
Pashaloof sentenced to twelve months' hard labour. Printers of Town Talk fined £600. Froggatt, solicitor, sentenced to seven years.
Severe fighting between Chilians and Peruvians.
Lord Lytton fired at by drunken East Indian.
True Bill returned against men arrested in Ireland.
Parliament to meet 5th February.
Afghan affairs serious. Roberts, after severe fighting for three days, against thirty thousand, evacuated Cabul and retired within Shipar camp, where he is strongly fortified and has five months' provisions. Communication interrupted. Forces push forward. Position supposed to be safe, having seven thousand effectives.
General Gouch has been attacked.
Disturbances arisen at Herat.