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EXPLORATION IN NORTH AUSTRALIA. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAM.) COOKTOWN, December 28. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
EXPLORATION IN NORTH A US1TRALIA. (ACSTRAIIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAM.) COOKTOWYN, December 28. Two residents of Cooktown, while travelling through the bush on Sunday came across four men-Callaghan, Thompson, Perett and Lynch-who stated that they had come overland from Port Essington, and had been out nearly three months. They came through the bush, and had not seen a white man during their journey. The distance they travelled is estimated at 000 miles. They originally started for the Hodgkin Men. They describe the country assed through as being very mountainous and very poor. Sandhills ,ere numerous, and there was an abundance of ant hill. he best land was seen wvithin fifty miles of the cost. One man took ill, andtheother three were alP meet obliged to leave him, owing to the drought They met with but little water and food. The blacks were hostile, and attacked them several times. In one of the blacks' eamps they found the remains of a white human being, evidently partly eaten. ...
CHINA AND JAPAN (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAM.) BRISBANE, December 28. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
CumLA ANJj JAPAJ1 (Artn.aiuAs AssocIATeD ?Rss 'Ettnat ) BRIsB.AE, December 28. Advices by the Normnanby state that the tea market at Canton was very brisk, with a fair inquiry for congou sad an active demand for greea tea. . A meeting had been held at Hong Kong, and resolu tion passed deploring the differencebetween England and .America in regard to the ship Whitinoie, anid asking the English Goverror to delirar up th capaidn and officers. The rebellion in Japah ha, been quelled, and the rebel troops defeated. A large number of tLe ring leaders hav been executed.
ALL ENGLAND ELEVEN V. VICTORIAN FIFTEEN. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) MELBOURNE, December 30. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
ALL IZeGLAND FLEF.N V. VIC' TORIAN FIFTýEEN (BY-ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH;) (&US TRALIAN ASSO(IATED 'ienS TELEOAIBS.) MELBOURNE, Deceinber 30. The cricket match between the All Eng. laud Eleven and the Victorian Fifteen was continued and finished on the Melbourhb Ground to-day, when the attendance W'as larger than bn any previous day. Play t~es commenced at about 12 o'clock, and when Horan-the not-out man with 9-and Black. ham appeared at the wickets, they were re. ceived witl cheers, as it was generally be. lieved that the fate of the Victorians rested upon these two. They fully realised the ex - pectations placed in them and defied, al. though several changes were tried, for some time, every effort of the bowlers to separate them. This was, however, at last brought about by Pooley stumping Blackham, who had then made 16f. Kendall was the only other man who .got into double figures, IHoran carrying out his bat for 47 runs. During his innings he never gave a chance, but played magn...
MORTLAKE SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
MORTLAKE SPORTS. In consequence of the extremely had state of the weather on Boxing Day the committee of the Mortlake Athletic Sports Society de cided to postponed their meeting until Easter. As, however, some objections have been made to this by some of the comper; tors it is probable they will take'place mu h sooner. The passing of a new Juries Act will necessitate a complete rcvision of the rolls for jury purposes throughout the colony. The original intention was that the act should come into force on the 1st of January, but owing to the measured having only passed the Legislature on the lastday of the sessionC' it'has been found impossible to co . pile the lists in time. By an order in council, therefore, the time for sending in the roll has been extended until the !5th iat.
FLOUR, GRAIN, AND PROVISION MARKETS. WARRNAMBOOL, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
FLOUR, GRAIN, AND PROVISION MARKETS. WARRNAMIBOOL, FRDAr. '(Messrs. Paterson and Co. report:-We are ofering for wheat, 6e per bnshel; oats, .s 9d to 35 per bushel; Cape barley, 21 to 2s 6d per bushel; peas, 3s 3d to 3s id per bushel We are selling flour at £15 per ton: bran at is 3d to Is Ed per bushel; pollard at Is 6d to Dairy Produce - Butter, fresh, Sd to 9d per Ib; butter potted, 80d; cheese, 6d to ed; eggs 104 to ls per dozen; bacon, 6d to 9d per lb; hams, 7, to Isldper lb; potatoes nominal. -Stcndartd. MELBOURNE, Friday. Bread.tuffs are scarcely noticed, and only tke most trifling sales for actual requirements are effected. Flour Is very firm; old is wanted, and we hear of several Emall parcels having been quitted at .12 and 12: 5s Wheat is likewise inquired for, but nothing of special importance has been allowed to reach us in the way of sales. For very prime quality 5s 5d is obtainel, while 55s 3d is quoted for second-rate descrip tions. There is not very much offering as y...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELA?IE, December 29. The Government have received a telegram from the Agent-General, stating that-the representativet of two large railway contractor leave for Adelaide in Janu arv. Mir- W. B. Randall, of ,Gumeracha, a colonist of nearly forty ye rs,'has died at the age of ninety-eight. Albert White beat Roberts last night by 600 points. A woman named Dudley died under suspicious cir cumstances this' afternoon. Her dying depositions were taken in the presence of her husband ADELAIDE, December28. Today has been observed as a general holiday, in hoetor of the anniversary of the colony. The inqust on Maarey's mill didnot show how the ire originated, though it is believed to have been the work of an incendiary. -,bsrts beat Neaies, an amateur, last night, by sixty ADELAIDE, December 27. A girl named Higgins has been burned to death through her clothes catching fire. The body of CaptainThomas, of the schooner Postboy, has been recovered. The men belonhing to the barque...
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WVALES. SYDNEY, December 29. The Premier intends to speak at length at Mudgee on the education question. Kemp's store at Forost Reefs, in the Carcour dis trict, was entered by burglars yesterday, and money and propurtyto the value of £300 stolen. Harves.ia; is going on vigorously at Mudgee, but the country is very dry. A youny man named Hallien died yesterday at Tumut from the inhalation of opium, T'e steamer Mecca arrived at Brisbane from Hong Kong to-day, with one case of small-pox on board. The following scratchings have taken place for Tattershall's Cup: Rataplan, New Holand, Chevalier, Barb, jun., Standard, Liberator, Nemo and Gemma di SVYDNEY, Deecmber 28. The Marine Board has decided that the loss of the Lillian, of Hobart Town, was caused by a neglect of the captain in not procuring the assistance of the steamer Bomerang when available. He is to appear before the board on the 2nd January to show cause why his certificate should not be suspende...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, December 30. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, December 30. Another case of sickness has appeared at the Quarantine Station which is believed to be small-pox. Mr. Gldie has returned from his explora tion of New Guinea. He went no further than 20 miles inland, and found some splen did country. The steamships Australia and City of Sydney arrived at Auckland to day with several cases of sickness aboard, the nature of which is not yet certain. After fumiga tion, the mails will come on by the City of Sydney. The Australia, however, will re main in quarantine.
BOOT AND SHOE DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
"I i san ill wind. that doe not blow somibody good" is a very rcientt proverb, and cannot have a more foribla illunwratia tian in having a ,learing stls of Bots and ShoeseoreChriitmas; yet circum stances have pointed to the course as being note only vise, but necessary. The Awk has never been in better trim for bsiney,orso wellsupplied with cheap goods = ., ;..+ Ladies' ~i Walking. Sha~ s 6.6d; Maids' Patent Period Shoe. 7s011d. Women's -coloial-made: T.P. Heels Cashmere Boots 4e 6d; Women's Leather;Lace' Boots, bemtmake, T7e 11d; 2 trunks Sewn Lasing Boots 6. ld per. O pair; 1 itrunk ad' caMli Boob. 5'a• lI?d per.pair;2o00 pears ?Ladie 'CuashmelBeoot, an at sned !, per pair; 1pa ers. fncy l l0 Boots, NumIans, wa , td ;3 tiunmk Bio Ci 1ovata Btus id r par; Copper-toa.,i avdlheem id;ng d ha-irsrr b skoldS at 3, ,16;3d, is, Udand 4 ld; M m m's nmsbe 'd traed to s 3id; a?l 81ip pes rednesAto ast ripe. Theabosa?.aI ini oi?ne, It iimade outof me ?n for,)b?t?,? m?g.!,s mow? that thi. esbt...
THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, December 25. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
THIE EASTERN QUESTION. L:)NDos, December 25. The Turkish Constitution, promulgated on the 23rd, ertablishes constitutional govern ment, with a Chamber of Deputies, Minis terial responsibility, religious liberty, and legal equality for all Ottoman subjects. The Plenary Conference has opened, under the presidency of S,fvet. Sir H Elliot leaves Stamboul an the 28th.
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. Signor Depri'is has declared that Italy cain ,t abanden the Treaty of Paris. The decision of the several representatives regarding General Ignatieff'sproposal "at the Conference has been deferred. Russia proposes that six thousand Belgian. should occupy B ilgaria, but Lord Fe icons fie'd is averse t5, this proposal, and it is doubtful wheth r Belguim would consents The Swiss have already refused. Lord Beaconsfield is unwell. Persia is closely watching the Eastern qulestion, and. in the event of war, will pri bably occupy Bagdadl Some sentinels at :he Fortress of Belgrade fired upon an Austrian Monitor. The Ser vian Ministry, owing to this incident, have resigned.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
COMMERCIAL. Money is abundant; discount unchanged. The bank reserve is over sixteen millions; consols 94. Wleat is quiet ; Adelaide, 53s. to 56s; New Zealand, 50s. to 54s; Adelaide flnur 32s. to 40s. Copper is steady ; Wallaroo, f 85 10s ; Burra, £84 10. Tin inactive; Australian, L75.
JAMES DASKEIN, Camperdown, Recorder. 31st December, 1876. UNTILISATION OF ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
SJAMES 9ASKEIN, Camperdown, Recorder. 31st'December, 1876. UTILISATION OF ROADS. The following petition, to which we have before referred, was presented to the House by Mr. Colin Campbell just before the pro rogation of Parliament :- To the Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly. The humble Petition of the undersigned landowners in the Colony of Victoria REBSPCTFULLY SIUEWET : That it has been alleged as a grievance that a considerable area of land, in roads telonging to the State, has been enclosed and held in use by adjoining landholders without any payment being made by them for the use of the grass on such roads; whereas your ?etitioners have always been willing to pay the ft annusal value of the same.- That such roads are, in many cases, altogether useless to the State, from being impracticable for traffic, or from the absence of trafia, which in many cases has been provided for in some way more con venient to the public., That in the case of such roads ...
A COPY OF THE RAINFALL FOR THIS DISTRICT DURING THE LAST SIX YEARS, PUBLISHED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
A COPY OF THE RAINFALL FUR THIS DIS TRICT DURING THE LAST Six YEARS, PUB LISHED FOR GENERAL LNFORMATION. Year. Total. 4 - -)-1 r -1 O - C 1871 1.1601 3.075 1.413 1.208 2.529 2 492 3.714 2.675 3.339 1.081 3.274 2.200 28.181 inches. 1872 2.737 0.451 1.488 0.794 3.491 4.134 3.648 4.440 1.516 5.023 4.570 1.812 31.427 ,, 1873 0.690 1.210 0.297 2.945? 3.710 1.197 4.780 1.600 4.210 2.350 1.650 0.340 24.979 1874 2.800 0.770 4.950 0.750 4.050 2.610 4.170 3.100 4.220 3.080 2.350 3.600 36.450 ,, 1875 1.9(10 1.150 0.450 2.260 "4.120 2.9930 2.420 3.200 2.850 1.752 4.900 5.150 35.179 ,, 1876 2.120 0.500 2.800 ]1.500 2 450 1.590 0.750 2.400 1.800 1.750 4.050. 1.000 22.710 ,, 17
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS REUTER'S AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. CONFERENCE REFORM PROPOSALS. LONDON, December 27. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS EUTBcr 's AusrALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. C)ONFERENCE REFORM PROPOSALS. LONDON, December 27. The reforms agreed to by they conference comprises the division of Bulgaria into two provinces; the union of Bosnia and Herze govina; the nomination of three Christian Governors, subject to the approval of the Powers; a mixed international commission piotected by a corps of foreign gendarmes, to supervise the execution of reforms; the Indian frontiei to be revised, and Monte negro enlarged. Lord Salisbury has demanded from the Sultan the acceptance of the proposals, and, in case of refusal,he has been instructed to leave Stamboul, and withdraw the English fleet. All the Powers have also agreed to withdraw their ambassadors unless the proposals are accepted.
DRESS DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
It is a well-known and Established fact that A. Crawford's Dress Stock is the largest in the interior, and at every AnnualSale the barcains obtainable have been much greater and more substantial than offered by any other firm in the Colonies at the present sale, every yard of Dress Stuff will be soldat thereduced rates, and no exception will in any casebe made. 9423 t}ecesof Fancy Dress Stuff;itncludinguome of.tbe most fshinable materials, 41d, 6?d, Sid and is, formerly 9d, , Is,s ed, and 2s; Bright Plain Japanese Silks, 4 per yard, formerly ls 6d; 500 Dresses Striped Japanese Silks, splendid quality, is to is 3d per yard, formerly Is 11d, and ? 6d; 5 cases Black Lustres Sid, 9-d, 10id, 1s, and Is 3d per yard reduced from Is, 1s Sd, Is 4d, Is 6d. and Is 9d; 3 cases Persian cords, re duced to cost price; all the French merinoes in stock nov. 0 per cent leass than wholesale prices; 9 cases Gray and Drab Lustres and Scroll and Check Lustree, 91d, s, is 3d, and ls 6d per yard, formerly ...
READY-MADE CLOTHING DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
READY'AUbE :C?EILWTI W- AUT"ET. Now that a sarifice of profit has been determined upon, bargains ill be obtainable of sch a beneficial character as will siuke the people of Ballarat remem ber the close of 1876 as " the great year of cheap clothing."- . Miller's Mole Trousers 49 6d, 5e 6d, 6s lid, 7'ld, and So 11d, formerly 6s 6d 7 a 6d, 9s, 9s lld, and lOs .d; Men's best quality Geelong Tweed Trousers and VYest 21s and d2s 6d, usalprice 3? s to 32. 6d; Blue Diagonal Sac Coats 26s, 2s 6d, 25e, and 27s Gd, worth 3fs, 32. 6d, 35., and 37s d; Summer, Whitney, and Cotton Tweed Sac Coats 5s lld, cheap at 12s 6d; Pagets, Beauforts, Double-breasted, Riding Coats, ac. &c., at equallreduced price. All the favorite styles in Boys' Clothing keprready made in plain and hncy materials, -ith trimmins of various desig Par ticular attcntion given to the Boys' Clothing Depart ment, and oiders'carefully attended to at the reduced rates. Boys' Holland Suitealmost give away. Boy' Moleskin Trouse...
ENGLISH MAIL TABLE 1877. FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 January 1877
ENGLISH MAIL TABLE 1877 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FROM ENGLAND &nbsp; Leaves London Leaves London Arrives Via Southampton Via Brindisi at Melbourne Tanrn , 1I January . 14 ah , . 6 Februar Febary . Apil . 8 March S M\arlch . 16 May . . 1 April. b April . 1l May . . 29 y . 3 May .. 11 June . 26 Ma " 31 u . s July.. .2 Jube 23July 6 Aurgust". 21 July 2 d Agugst . Septe, ber. 13 August . 23 August 31 October. 16 Septemher . 20 September 25 Noveinber..-13 October . . 18 October . 26 December. 11 November . 15 November 23 January,1878 8 December .13 De)tiiber 21 February . 5 FROM VICrOIA. 'eaes Arrives London Arrives at London N"lbourne. Via Brindisi. Via Southampton January, . 25 March . 12 March . . 19 February '2 April . . April . .. 16 arch . . 22 May . . 7 31Say . . 14 April . . 17 Juge . . 4 June . . . 11 May . . . 15 Jul . July . Jul . 9 June . . 12 July . 30 August . . 6 July . . . 10 August . 27 September . 3 N\u-ut. 7 September 24 October . 1 Septembe...