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ENGLISH MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
ENGLISH MARKETS Wool.—Mr Helmnth Koh war ze, under date April 22, informs up :—" The si-cond series of London paMia sales of o lonial wnol 1ms been fixed tc commence on Thured.iy, May C. The quantities srriv d od to April 22 comprise:— Port Philip, 94,40(5 hales; Sydney, 24.966, Adelaide, 15,481 do: New Zealand, 13,065 do; Van Diensen'p Lmd, 4053 do; Swan ICiver, j 1S70 do; Cape, 27,835 do. Total, 186,476 bales. Farther 40,000 to 59,000 hales rany errive in time, making the probable total220.000 or 230,000 bales. The murki-t for the la^t four weeiiH hap reifflined a net, owinp 1p&lt;-s to nny accur.ni'atian r.f clocks in the hands of manufac turers—who, on the country, ere but seaat.'lv supplied—then to the feeling of security with V | which a moderate range of prices is expected at ; the approaching sales. It iB not, indeed, antioi ! patert that wool will go lower, but neither docs the consumer entertain any apprehension as to the possibility of its going any higher. The sa...
PRESERVED MEAT FOR THE NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
PRESERVED MEAT FOR THE NAVY. The British Medical Journal learns that some difficulty has arisen as to the conditions to which the Admiralty require contractors for the supply of Australian preserved meat to agree; and that, consequently, no arrange ment has yet been completed for providing the quantity which the Admiralty recently requested tenders for. The evil reputation of preserved meat supplied on contrnct, resulting from former experience, appears to have made a deep impression on the authorities connected with the victualling department; and, to judge from the reference made to MrGoldney in the House of Commons on Tuesday, April 13, there appears to be no little fear that the reputation might again be justified. This is a point to which too much attention can scarcely bo given by those who are responsible for insuring a proper supply of food for the navy ; and it is even more important than the possible saving of 30,0002. a year which might be etFected if the Australian meat ...
BRITISH SHIPMENTS TO AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
BRITISH SHIPMENTS TO AUSTRALIA. Wo extract the following from Messrs Stables, Straker and Co.'s Australian Circulars:—" A comparative view of export values for the first three months during the past ten years, shows that the recovery in shipments which took place in 1868 has made further progress during the expired portion of the present year. Whether the reoent further decline in the Lmdon wool market will have any important effect in checking export operations for a time remains to be seen, but as the fact has been patent to all conversant with the subject for months past that no rise could be looked for in the immediate future, under the combined depressing influences of sluggish trade and increiued production, and that the most hopeful opinions pointed to nothing beyond a maintenance of current rates, we are inclined to the belief that the effccts of the fall have already been pretty well discounted in colonial circles. Comparing the totals of 1868 and 1869 respectively, we find...
AUSTRALIAN DINNER CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
AUSTRALIAN DINNER CLUB. On Wednesday evBning, April 21, a nuth ber of gentlemen interested in the prosperity of the Australian colonies dined together at the Exeter Hall Hotel—the Hoii; Mr. McArthur in the chair. The object of the promoters of the entertainment was to estab lish a sort nf head-quarters, at whichj very shortly after the arrival of each m'riil from Australia, gentlemen taking; an interest in the prosperity of the colonies might tnee!; and discuss the prosperity and success of the colonies. The chairman having proposal the usual loyal toasts, which were most loyally responded to, proposed the toast of the even ing", " Prosperity to the Australian Colonic ' He contrasted the present prosperous condi tion of Melbourne, and the other principal places in Australia with that presented only 20 years ago. The large increase of exports from Australia at once showed the great pro gress that had taken place, for in wool alone there had been an increase of from 200 lbs. to 70,000...
SHIPPING. ECHUCA. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
SHrPPLNG. ECHUCA. • ABUTTED. Nil. nEFAimrnXft. 'June 8—Pride of the Murray, steamer. W. Dnfries, master, for Lower Murray and Upper Darling, with 70 tons of geneial caTgo. W. M'Culloch and Co., agents, June 8—Kelpie, steamer, and barge Lanhiati, H. Dewing, master, for Kay, with 50 tons of cargo. "W M'CtiUoch and Oo., agents. The Cumberoona took a trial trip yesterday afternoon, when her machinery was found'to be in p. most satisfac tory condition. The steamers Alfred and Cumberoona commence load ing; to-day. The J. II. P. and Carowa are oxpccted to-day; the former from flay, and tlie latter from Albury, with full cargoes.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
Wool, Stations, AjyeracSes, Ac JQALMAHOY 3 A.MP BULL & CO. Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, 47 Bourke-street West, Melbourne. James Mann, representative at Deniliquin. G. FOKSYTH & Co., do. Wa^ga Wagga Do do. Dubbo 308 A&lt;(v»nces on ritiUioii Propei'tips. THE TRUST and AGENCY COMPANY of AUSTRALASIA (Limited), Having now a large amount of oapital foi investment are prepared to make Liberal Cash Advances at Ueduced Rates On Squatting Properties In Victoria and New South Wales. Bright Brothers & Co, Managing Agents. Solicitors—Parton and Hellins, Melbourne. 292 JSBoisSsness XotteeR. Re opening of the Cafe, High-street, Ecliuca. Wm .Tomxsttos'e BEGS to announce that he has taken the above premises, lately in the occupation of Mr Dewar, where he intends to carry on the business of a Pastrycook ancl Baher, And hopes to be favoured with a fair share public patronage. N.B.—The 41b loaf is reduced to 8d this day. June 1st, 1869, 863 JOHN FERGUSON, fj Saddler. &...
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MOMMA. Tho following mobs of 6fcock heve cros'ed bince car last issue:— JuneS—2000 fat ewes, from Peters', Murrumbidgee. June 8—100 head of fat cattle, from Nap Nap station. Although the crossings have latterly been limited, considerable quantities of sheep, from the reports that reach us, may be e'speetcd before long from various parts of Riverina. The latest quotations from Sydney are—Best bullocks, £6 10s to £8 10s; best cows, £5 10s to £7 10s. In fat sheep there were no alterations to note. The demand for good sorts was still brisk. In Adelaide prime bullocks were fetching, last week, from £11 to £16, and prime ■cows from £5 to £7. As the shearing season advances,"the question as to the best "mode of washing the sheep is being very gener ally ventilated. Objections are raised to the hot water system with spoiling. The prevailing opinion appears to be that it may be carried too far, and that considerable caution is necessary in its use. It is...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. LONDON, 7TH MAY. RECEIVED GALLE, 11TH MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
LATEST TELEGRAMS. London, 7th May. Received Galle, IItii May. The Hon Terence Aubrey Murray, Presi dent of the Legislative Council of New South Wales, has been gazetted a knight. The House of Commons has rescinded an order for the production of the O'Farrell papers, relative to the attempt upon the lite of the Duke of Edinburgh. The Government declared the publication of these documents inexpedient. Arrivals.—Niagara and Glen Osmond. London, May 12. An animated debate took place in the House of Lords on the 27th ult. on the Irish land question. A collision between the Protestants and Catholics took place in the City of London derry on the 2?th April. Londonderry has since then been proclaimed under the Arms Act. The Irish Church Bill passed through com mittee on the 7th May. The Opposition moved various amendments, which were de feated by largo majorities. There is an uneasy feeling concerning the relations between England and America, in consequence of the speech of Senator Sumner ...
INDIA AND THE EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
INDIA AND THE EAST. In Calcutta, Lady Mayo, it is said, inte-'-dB giving a Quetn's Plate of the value 'of 1000 rupees, to be run for at the next race nier-ting. Instructions have been issued for the construction of Snider ammunition at the factory of each presidency. A non-commissioned officer, who has had special training at home, is to be sent out to each factory. The Bolinghroke, bound for London, wan totally wreoked in the Hooghly. From Bombay we learn that the barque Atlanta, whioh left that place for Bushire, foundered a few miles outside of the port. The captain and thirty men and women were drowned ; thirty three persons were saved. The vessel lies in the traok of coasting steamers. ' In China a rumour is prevalent to the effect that news has beea received of high Chinese officials at Pokin having insulted the French ambassador, for which His Excellency had hauled down his flag. In consequence, Ising Krosfin, it is said, haB recently advised Prince Kung to fight the English,...
The Riverine Herald. ECHUCA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
ECHUCA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 1869. The class of readers who invariably say " there is nothing in the papers to-day " will doubtless observe that" there is nothing1 in the " news brought us by the latest English " mail," but those who are not too fond of the sensational may gather from the summary many items of fair average interest to. all. The Koyal Family were well, and Her Majesty was able to hold a drawing-room; the Prince and Princess of Wales were being f6ted with barbaric splendour in the East, while Prince Arthur was doing " the land of "the Westthe work of disestablishment was going on bravely and the Liberal majority w,".s largely increasing a3 amendment after amendment wns being moved and lost. Peaceful assurances were being given and warlike preparations were being made by some of the greater powers, and Spain was ad vertisi ng for a king. New frauds were being discovered in the City, dozens of unfortunate persons were killed in the Lancashire collieries, and large warehou...
CONTINENTAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
CONTINENTAL NEWS. in iranee the bena'e voted tbe contingent of 10,000 men asked for by the Gove nment. With a view of shortening the transit of the Indian mails across France, three railway trains will run daily instead of two as before, and stoppages will be less frequent. The ejictoral struggle has commenced, and 900 candidates are in the field. The Opposition muster strong. The Government are accused of bribing the voters, by promising to execute great local public works. Such an interference with the independent action of the 'constituencies was defended by the Minister of the Interior, who was congratulated thereon by the Emperor, An Imperial appeal to the electors has just been issued in a pamphlet form. The main arguments relied upon are that the Emperor has seoured order and increased the prosperity of France; that he has raised her position, and that an unchecked Assembly would eventually beeomo despotic. True liberty, he argues, will be found in a balance of forces. M. Lav...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. The R. M. S, Malta, with the April mails from Europe, arrived at (iueenBoliff at half-past four o'clock on Sunday afternoon. The following aro the items which were telegraphed from Ade laide :— London, 23rd April. Disoount, 4 per cent.; consols, 93^ for money, and 93 and i to 93£ for account Colonial wool is quiet. The next public sales will commence on May 6. The reoeipts of Aus tralian wool for the firBt two months of this year were dose on 1,900,0001b., compared witli 1,040,0001b. during the corresponding period of last year. The arrivals to date iimounted to 181,476 hales. The Lords of the Admiralty have aooepted tenders for the supply ol 200,0001b. of Austr.iiian preserved beef. Australian preserved meats are rising in puSlic favour The stocks are exhausted, and enormous orders have been booked. The demand is spread ing in the provincial towns. Five thousand unallotted shares in the Mel bourne Meat-preserving Company have been offered. The Australia...
BANQUET TO MR VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
BANQUET TO AIR VALE. The Vale soiree at the Ballarat Mechanics | Institute, on Monday evening, was a great success, over 550 being1 present. His Wor ship the Mayor of Ballarat presided. The guests included Messrs Burtt, M.L.A, Blair, M.L.A, Dyte, M.L.A, and Russell, M.L.C, T. Davey, R. Lewis, J. Jones, Macdermott, E. Steinfeld, Sergeant, Chalmers, II. Bell, A. Anderson, and other local celebrities. There was a large number of ladies present. Letters of apology were read from the hoa Messrs M'Culloch, Fellows, Higinbotham, J. M. Grant, the President of the Bendigo Liberal Association, H.J.Wrixon, M.L.C, C. J. Jen ner, M.L C, D. Gillies, John M'Crae, M.L.C, J. J. Casey, and others. Most of the letters expressed deep regret for the unavoidable absence of the writers. After several gentle men had addressed the meeting, Mr Joseph Jones, in presenting the address, lauded Mr Vale ior honesty of principle and fearlessness of action. Although factious power had relegated him back to private ...
ECHUCA POUCE COURT. Monday, 7th June. (Before Sir Langford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
ECHUCA POUCE COURT. Monday, 7tli June. (Before Sir Langford, P.M.) John Langton, of Rochester, was brought up, charged by the Police with being insane. The evidence of Constable Feely, of Rochester, went to show that on the previous Saturday the defendant had had a fit, after which he ran about a paddock crying out that men were after him and wanted to kill him. He screamed for along tim?, and talked very incoherently. He was remanded to the 9th instant (this day.) Tuesday, 8th June. (Before Mr Langford, P.M.) John Foster, a labourer, was brought up, charged by the Police with having damaged property belonging to William Westengarth. From the evidence given by Mrs Westen garth and another witness, it appeared that on Monday evening the defendant, who had been living at Mrs Westengarth's house, was told that he could not be accommodated in the house any longer, whereupon he upset a table, and destroyed a tea service valued at £2 10s. Defendant admitted the offence, but stated that it...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS AND SUBSCRIBERS. Tho Riverine Herald is published every Wednesday end Saturday, and despatched by tho New South Wales and Victorian Mails of the Bame day. In the township of ECfTUCA a delivery is effected before 7 a.m.; and in MOAMA before 9 a.m. on the mornings of publication. Subscription, 12s per quarter, or Ids (id if paid in advance, with postage added to couutry subscribers. Subscribers commencing after tho beginuing of a quarter ■ will bo charged proportionately to the termination of tho current three months. The regular quartors- com mence on the 1st of January, April, July, and October in each year. Orders to discontinue cannot be received after the beginning of a quarter, and should be forwarded during the last month of a quarter, together with the amount due for all arrears then owing ; nor can any advertise ment be withdrawn without a written noiict to that cj/ict. '
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. JUNE. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK.. June. phases of the moon. Last quarter. "Wednesday, 2nd, 5 1p.m. New moon . .Thursday, 10th, 1.32 a.m. Firstquarter ..Thursday, 17th, 11.55 a.m. Full moon . .Thursday. 24th, 11.19 a.m. Apogee ., 3rd, 10 a.m. Perigee .. 16th, 8 p.m. Days of the Week. 9 Wednesday 10 Thursday 11 Friday 12 Saturday 13 Sunday 14 Monday Tuesday 15 AT ECIIUCA. Sub. Rises. Set h. jr. 7 12 "7 12 7 13 7 14 7 14 7 14 7 15 n. m. 4 46 4 43 4 45 4 43 4 45 4 45 4 45
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 9 June 1869
BIRTHS. O'Brien.—At Echuca, on the 2nd instant, the wife of Mr John O'Brien, of tho Hibernian Hotel, of a daughter; both doing well. IIap.tsuorn'.—On tho 4th uiatnnt, at Elmsley Villa, Echuca, tho wife of Jlr Alexander Ha rtshorn, of a eon. Havriu-ielt).—On the Cth instant, at Echuca, Mrs II. R. Haverfield, of a son.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 12 June 1869
HoLLoway's Pills.—These celebrated Pills are especially useful in purifying the blood, cleansing the stomach, gently stimulating the kidneys, and acting at mild aperients. A few doses of thiB purifying medicine set the foulest stomach right, remove all bilious symptoms, steady the circulation, give stronth to the muscles, and composure to the brain and nerves. The Pills are so innoxious that they may be taken by persons in the most delicate state of health, and with marvellous effect. When the system has been enervated by over indulgence, or exhausted by mercurial preparations, these Pills are excellent restoratives; they expel the poison and enrich the blood.—Advertisement. Wterclirtniiise ON SALE at the stores of the under signed :— Woolpacks, corn sacks, and sewing twine 8heep shears, sheepwash, sulphur, and ruddle Turkey stones, kerosene, oils, paints, and Tarnishes Flour, potatoes, ohaff, oats, and bran Tea sugar, tobaaeo, and general grooeries Building materials of every descr...
OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. STORAGE OF WOOL IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 12 June 1869
OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. STORA'GE OF WOOL tN LONDON. Tiie lieelong Advertiser draws attention to 'the great reduction in expense, and the saving thnt could be effected by having1 commodious Warehouses for the storage and exhibition of Australian wool erected in the immediate Vicinity of the Millwall docks. The ware housing charges paid by the owners of wool imported into London, amount to £200,000 a year, one half ' * which might be saved, if the wool was stored at one place alongside the water and connected with the metropolitan failways. We have now before us the ac count sales of one bale of wool shipped on the "Star of Peace," which sold for 3£d per ^iound. The gross value of the bale is stated lat £4 2s 5d, and the London warehousing charges arp, warehouse entry, 4s 6d; sale expenses, 4d; fire insurance, Is; warehouse «barges, 4s 9d; making altogether a total of 10s 7d ; or a percentage of more than twelve and a-half. This is an exorbitant charge to fall cn all the inferior wool ...