The last rites were being read over the famous Bulimba Cup inter-city competition after Brisbane thrashed Ipswich 66-5 at Lang Park in the first match of the 1970 series. 184 more words
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James Ross was born in Gledfield, Ross-Shire, in the winter of 1827, the fourth child of the village blacksmith and his wife. James’ birthday was the 31st of January, but there were a lot of children (12 in all) in the Ross family and it is unlikely that there was much fuss around the celebrations of birthdays. 1,096 more words
It seems likely that James Ross carried the name Ferintosh to Australia with him because of a profound spiritual experience that he had at Ferintosh Burn in the 1840s when the Reverend Dr John McDonald was the minister at Urquhart, the parish which contained the area known as Ferintosh. 1,398 more words
HARRISBURG — Two murders in less than 48 hours have Harrisburg police on high alert.
“We are beefing up our patrols,” Sgt. Gabriel Oliver with the Harrisburg Police Bureau said. 407 more words