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NOTES AND EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
WOMEh AND S V9NSM ,Secral large anid cntlisiastic imeetings have beeii hold in support of the Opposition dluring tlhe present week, at various im portant cenitres of populationl. JAI. Walker, 'rho ,was soit to ljastlemaini e on behallf of tihe Miinistry, imet with a very cool reception indeed, and resoolutios were carriedl in favor of the Opposition. An attempt was imade at Maryborough to get up a demonstration in favor of the Ministry, but it was a signal and ignominious failure. Public opinion is evidently againist Sir James M''ulloclh and his iniquitous scheme of taxation. \\W'e have to acknowledge tlhe receipt of thel Age Anuld, a political andl statistical register of the colony of Victoria for the 'sear 1875. This small volune contains a nass of information relating to lpolitics and statistics of the colony, lwhich haos been compressed into ia very readable slhaple. An accoount of the proceedings iin Parliamilnt from the beginning of the session until the end of the year will ...
THE CHARGES AGAINST THE SECRETARY FOR MINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
THE CIIAIGES AGAlIS' JS iTTLE SEcRE~TARY pOR MIvINES. No steps have yet been taken to appoint a board of inquiry in connection with the numerous and serious charges brought by the officers of the Mining dlejartment against the permanent head, IMr. . Brough Smyth. The specific charges sre thirity in numhber, and their grave niature lmay be inferred fronm the ftact that they embrace such as the following :-Stating tlhat an officer whose duty it was to answer a certain oflficial question put to him by manother oflicer was manifestly unfit to answer the same, notwithstanding that for years plreviously he had answered similar questions aiccusing an oflicer of furnishing a return to Parlilamoent, knowing the same to be false; inflicting fines without piroper authority; ac cusing an oflicer of being particcps crimiiis in the supposed dCfitdcations of another otliccr, knowing the accu sation to be untrue; thlreatening to prosecute at tlhe police court an olfficer for an oIlIence of which hl...
COLAC POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY. (Before Messrs. Rout and Hamilton.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
COLAC POLICEi COURT. -49-- WeDNESDAYi, 2ND FEBRnUAIY. (Before Messrs. Rout and Hamilton.) William John Corney was brought up under warrant, charged with threatening to kill his wife, and burn the house about her ears. His wife, Frances Corney, now sought that he might be bound over to keep the peace in consequence. Frances Corney deposed that the prisoner had threatened to take her life and burn tlhe place about her ears, snd that he was in the habit of mnaking use of dreadfiul language. The prisoner had been hurt at.Bartlett's saw mills some months back, and since he had cone back from the Hospital at the'end of every month he conducted himself in a frightful manner. By Mr. Hancock-The prisoner then threatened to put a ball through his son, and wanted him to fight. Asked him not to fighbt; and he then struck me over the face with his hand. Asked him to control his temper. Did not know of any reason why prisoner struck his son. The boy inr ques tion never ill-used a .younger child. ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. A-iL,aIDE, February 3. A number of immigrants have ar rived, of various nationalities. They are described as agricultural laborers, but are stated to be mostly miners. The Chamber of Commerce hals dc cided in fiavor of thie cstablishmont of a tribunal of commerce. The now Ministcrs were sworn in at the Governor's summer residence. Wheat is quoted at 5s. 3d., and freely offering. February 2. A small fire occurred at the Black Horse Hotel, Leigh-street, this morn ing; and another fire took place at the Queen's Wharf, which destroyed a wooden building belonging to the Customs, and damaged over thirty bales of wool. This fire is supposed to have been caused by boys Smoldking on the bales. The Jessica, has been chartered to load breadstuffs for England at a low rate. Great disappointment is felt that Blackham ik not doming with the cricketers. There is considerable inquiry for wheat, and buyers are offering 4fs d for shipment; bleached grain is selling at Is 5d to 4s 7d;...
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
COMMERCIAL. s1 ELBOURNEI PIRODUCIE MAIRKET. Wednesday E]vening. The Age relports:--An exceedingly quiet aind unintereosting day has been passed in tlhe import imarkets, transactions iin nearly all inlstances heiig f thle mn6st tritling llhalne ter. In a ,r?i;tltnt., viheat afully maitai:ns :ill its firnness, 1uyers.readily clearing all tfcering at is 2l f1rs good samplels. This figure was re:aliscd ot auctit n for a few lots sold. Flounr was ltbcrcd by isulic sale, but suchi was the indisteositihl oti the 1)iart (f the trade to oplcra:te that not progress could be 1made: noriry tio goold Illands : re .uiotedl at £11 's to £11 7s liid, but to get rid if any quuntitity some concecssienls wouhll ble ices sare, jndging from the pIresent feeling in the marlict. In feeding grains, oats are without Lchansge. (inder the ihammer about i2500O bushels were disposedi of a:l s li to Is 3: for mncdiunt to good fot:eing, and 3s 4dl to :Is sd for milling. Maize is nominal at aisut Is 9dt; dealers a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
COACOHING. COBB AND CO'S ROYAL MAIL TELEGRAPH LINE OF COACIIES. nAY COACH CAMIPERDOWN AND COLAC TO GEELONG. Day Conch leaves Camperdown every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9 a.m passing through Colac at noon, and reaching Ceelong at 6 p.m. SRetuln day coach leaves Cobb and Co.'s Booking Office, Geelong every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 9 a.m. NIGHT MAIL. GCEELOCNG TO WARRNAMBOOL AND BELFAST. Daily, at 9.50 p.ml., Saturdays excepted. With Branch Line to MORTLAKE, CAFAiMUT, PENS HURST, AND HANILTON, TiEiCEc TO MOUNT C-GAMBIER AND ADELAIDE, VIA PENOLA, and all intermediate lost towrs, leaving Geelong every Monday, Wednesday and F'riday, at 9.50 p.m. Coaches leave Cobb and Co's Booking Office, Geelong, daily (Saturday excepted), at 9.50 p.m. for Warrnambool and Belfast, returning from Belfast daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 10.30 a.mn., on Sundays at 4a.m. and from Warrnambool daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 1 p.m., on Sundays at 6 a.m., from Hamilton every Monday, Wednesday, a...
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
GEELONG Lin: STOCK 1AIKI-ET. January 31. M1Esses. lIUCKLAND ANYD IvURNETr report: Fat Cattlc--There was a very short supply, but still more than wcore required, not any of the tralde requiring cattle this week, hia ing blought hcavily the past fortnighit. We vardedc and sol on accounit of lcssrs. -ndcr soni, Dear, BIuilby and M'Lcod, aud Honey, 23 head at market rates. 'Fat Sheep--A full suliply, and prices about 6(d a head loircr than last wreek, with rather a dull sale. W\e sold for Shr. G. Wiltshirc, \\Winchlsea. 235 fair to prime quality wethlcrs at froim hs Gd to I ls Gd for crossbredl, and Gs 6(l ti 7s for mnerino; for MIr. A. Cook, Colac, 207 good qualitv at Ss, a fcw culls as; for Mr. E. Bat son, Lake Town, 48 prime quality wcthers at 12s Gd; for MIr. C. \Wyatt, 54 goodl quality light wrthers at 7s 3d; total, 514. Fat Calves-No good calves yarded. Small aind inferior calves dull of sale. \We sohl four medlium quality up to 32s. Fat Lanabs-A full supply, but sales for good qu...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK REPORT. January 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
JALLARAT LIVE STOCK IREPORT. January 20. Messrs. O'FARRELL and So:; report: Great activity continues to prevail in the de Inand for all useful stock, and our supplies oni this account were cleared with freedom tlhis. week, - and generally at improved rates. Supplies comprised 92 horses, nearly :100 head of cattle, and about 100 pigs. Horais-Supplies were made up of small mobs from Messrs. W. and N. G. Elder, ](okewood; Thompson, Lal Lal; Preston, Maount Blowhard ; M''Donald, Geclong, and others, and included maniy really goad animals in the following classes, which sold briskly at the improved rates quoted, viz. : Light draught colts and tillies, £15 to £21; medium do, £22 to £30; heavy colts to £33, and fillies to £40 ; ordinary hacks, £14 to £18 ; strong coachers, £15 to £19 ; serviceable saddle and buggy horses, £20 to £30. The demand was in advance of supplies for all the foregoing classes, and was specially strong for medium and heavy draughts, which sold higher than they have ...
QUEENSLAND. February 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
QUEENSLAND. February 1. A large fire occurred last night at Maryborough" It extended from Sta pert's drapery store, in Bazaar-street, to Goodwin's publichouse in Adelaide street, the whole block of twelve houses being completely burned to thle ground. No lives are reported to be lost. Thes cause of the fire is at present unlknown..
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
NEW SOUTIT WALES. SYDNEY, February 3. The (-ovelrhianclt has tolcgraphed home offling. .he A.gent-G?oncralship to Mr. Forster. Trickett, tlhe boat-puller, goes home in the St. Osyth to contest the rowing championship. Arrangements are being made for landing the shore end of the New Zealand cable at Botany. February 2. On Mr. Buchanuan's motion in thle Assembly, deprecating the non-teaching of history in public schools, the pre vious question was carried. The hon. Tihos. IIolt hasretired firom tihe Council of Education. The PlPhiledoelphiia Commission lhas declined to appoint an executive com inissioner, leaving the :applointment to the Governmcnt. Thle Hlibernia slnrts on Friday, in company with the Edinburgh, and com mences laying tile cable from Botuny Bay early on Sattrday morning. Rain is much wanted in the Braid wood district, ibut the wheat crops pro mise to oaverage frott twctty towentxy five bushels to tile acre. A rather stormy mcstiug of the Hunt; Club was held last night,...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, February 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMIIDLT. Tuesday, Februarny 1. The greatest interest was manifested in the proceedings of the Assembly on Tuesdlay evening, as it was anticipated that some statcment -vould be made either by the Governmeut-or the Opposition as to the granting of supplies. The galleries were tilled with eager crowds from an early hour, while in the vicinity of the building large numbers assembledl to discuss the intelli gence from time to time afforded of the pro gress of business in the House. The public meetings held in various parts of the country on the previous night, and the reception accorded to Mr. Berry and his collesagues at Sindhurst, as compared with the treatment to which Mr. Walker was subjected at Castlemaine, appeared to have completely cowed the Government and their supporters, while it imparted renewed vigor to their opponents. This was noticeable throughout the sitting, which resulted in what may be considered a triumph for the minority. At live o'clock Sir James M'C...
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Wednesday, February 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
PA RLIA ME NT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Wednesday, February 2. The President took the chair at half-past four o'clock. BAILIWICKS BOUNDARIES BILL. Mr. Andlerson moved the adoption of tile report of the cosmmittee on this bill. This was agreed to, and the bill was read a third time and sent to the Assembly. TIIE POLITICAL SITUATION. Sir Francis Murphy regretted that the representative of.the Government had not given members of the Council as assurance that the public credit would be sustained. IHe thought the extraordinary position of political aflfairs called for soue such state ment, and trusted that an assurance wosld be given to the Governmsent that the unani mous opinion of tihe Council was, that the circumstances of thie country were of such a nature as to meet with tile reprobation of every right-thinking man in the community. (Gheers.) Ite thosught that in any consti tutional and legal measures that the Govern ment felt called upon to take for the ipurposec of putting an end to t...
(AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
(AESTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRf5 TELEORASIS.) '"VIOTORIA?. " MELBOURNE, February 3. Mir. Mirams is mentioned as a pro bable candidate for Colliugwoodl, in the place of the late J. F. Sullivan. The inquiry. it the Mining Departz merit into the charges against Mr. R. Brou.h Smyth will be full and thorough. A man, name unknown, has been found near Sunbury with his throat cnt. The estate of the late Michael O'Grady hams been sworn at £18,000. Mr. 11. Broughl Smyth, Seqrdtryi for Mines, has been suspended. There is a slight advance in wheat.
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, Thursday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (aROL OU OWN CORRESPONDETr.) h~EtLBOURNE, Thursday, 8 p.m. Mr. J. F. Sullivan died at two o'clock this afternoon, having been many hours unconscious, and will be buried in the M?elbourne cometery. The Legislative Assembly has ad journed in consequence of the death of Mr. Sullivan until Tuesday, and then the "Iron Hand" question will take. piecedence. The estate of ex-councillor ilenry Clarke, shoabsconded, was colnpulsporil3 secquestrated to-day. 1he Iesw Asylum Board sat again to-idy and proceeded furtler witlh the inquihiy, but did niot finish it. At a mIeeting of delegates of Fire Brigades to-day it wvas resolved to hold their next demonstration at Ballarat ori 23rd and 24th insts. The inteiest is increasing.in tlhe dis puts in M?ing delpartmeit, between the Secretary for Mines, 1r. 1. 13. Smyth, and the offacers of the depri - ment. Publlic sympiathy is wdth tle latter.
CORRESPONDENCE. [It is to be distinctly understood that we do not identify ourselves with the opinions of our correspondents.—EDITOR.] MUD THROWING AGAIN. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
CORRESPONDENCE. [It is to be distinctly understood that we do not identify ourselves with the opinions of our correspondents.-EDITOR.]) MUD THROWING AGAIN. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERAM.) SIR,-Your subsidised local contemporary, "true to the instincts of its class," has again commenced its mud throwing propen sities by asserting that some of our newly elected committee men of the Library are making use of their official position to ex clude from that institution certain news papers that advocate principles that are obnoxious to them. Now, it is quite evident to any man of common sense that they had no such motives. It is well-known that the funds of the Library have been squandered away for a lot of useless newspapers that no one cared to read. For instance, such papers as the Gedong Times and Camoperdoson Chronicle, these are not worth the expense of postage. The ''elegrsph could also be dis pensed with, seeing that there are four other Melbourne papers. Our new men are acting wisely...
MELBOURNE. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
AfELBOURNEVB. (iROc OUsI OWx CORRESPONDENT.) Wednesday Evening. From a variety of sources it is now asserted that the Stonewallers are about to take up a new position, which, if it meais anything, is the granting of supplies, but not with. drawing theit hostile front to GCovernment. Unquestionably the refussal to permit sup. plies was a mistake, an error so opposed to practice that Mr. Iigislbotalmns's retirement was without doubt plecipitated by the action. Independently of this, public feel ing was against the punishment of those Who were ineither actors or offenders, the Civil servants, police, &c., and as every individual connected with Government, either it their service or dirawing money from the Treasury, has friends and acquaint. ances, not to say tradespeople, conneted with him in various ways a discontented feeling has crept in which couldnot be over looked. The annual meeting of the Melbourne Hospital was a pleasant surprise for the five outgoing merml:ers of the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
Nature is not uniformly generous. To many she denics that vigor of constitoution with which she blesses others. While it moay not be possible to convert a weakly persoln into a Hercules, judicious tonic medi ,atinni mny, and assuredly does, infuseC no tmalU amount of v:igor into systems naturally d.stitutc of it, and protects athem against dicsaoes o which ,they would other?iso fall a prcy. The most suitable invigorant and ,rotbective is? Udolphu Weolic' Scehiedam Armatic SEclihnapnps. S"OLL?oWAY'S PILLs.--With darkening days and changing temperatires the digestion be comes impaired, the liver disordered,-and the mind despondent unless the cause of the irregularity be expelled from the blood and bodyby such. an alterative as these Pills. They directly attack the source of the evil, thrust out all impnrities from the circula tion, restore the distempered organs to their naturdl state, and correct all defective or contaminatcd secretions. Such' an casy means of instituting health, str...
NEWSPAPERS FOR THE LIBRARY. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 February 1876
NEWSPAPERS FOR THE LIBRARY. (TO THE EDITOR OF TIHE HERALD.) SIR,-lt seems tome that the ' olac 'ime',; finding that it cannot for e the people to peruse its -columns by leaving it at their residecces gratis, or at least nithoct their orders, is now trying to attract readers by making false statements with respect to the stoppage of some of the papers at the Library. It is well known that the t;ecldny Times was ordered to be discotinued t o months ago, instead of its being withdrawn by the proprietor, and my endeavor to ob tain the B,,ltaat Uourier in place, of tihe Camperdown ChtIsonicle was akni.effort to ob tain a newspaper that would be of some use to the district in place of one that is not. . Truly the 'Times must be badly off for readers when driven to adopt such tactics. Yours, &c., R. SITLINGTON. Coloc, February 3, 1876.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
COLAC PRE'BYTERIAN CHURCH. A SOIREE, In connection with the above Church, will be held at the ODDPELLOWS' HALL, COLAC, ON TUESDAY, THE 8TH FEBRUARY. Tea on the Tables at 6 o'clock p.m. ADMISSION-2s. TICKETS to be had at the Stores of Messrs. Rolertson and M'Intnsh, E, Cooper, A. Hamilton, and D. Dunoon, also from Members of Committee. A PUBL~IC M\EE'L'ING XVill he held aftervwrdsc, when addreske will be delivered by the Rev. J. D. Dickie, pastor of the Church ; the Rev. J. D. Rohertenn, Geelong; the Rev. William Henderson, Ballarat; the Rev. J. Wagg,.Colac; the Rev. R. O. Cook, Colac; and other gentlemen. M?USIC BY THE CHOIR. ADRoevw MUIn?AY, Esq., J.P., in the Chair. '~IURDOC·H MI'LENN·AN B- the public of Birregurra Begs to inform. diatrict that he ha? and th Tsurrounding "-~.1y occupied purchased the premises sa,: " in the by Mr. H. W. Vaught, situate. - centre of the township of Birregurn. where he intends to carry on businese as BLA CKS M ITH, and having secured the services of ...
A DOUBLE CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
A DOUBLE CLtILD. Th2e Eastern papers record a freak of nature that outrivals the Siamese twiin-. This strange freak is in the shape of a double child, or morestrict~ly spealking two children joined together. Tbe curosity is the off'priig of colored parents; Crittendon and Sarah Jones, of Beach Islasid, South Carolina. The one child is a perfeetiy developec. female, large for her a}ge, and with evely appearance of health.l The other, who is a stale, is but imperfectly de veloped, has only the rudiments, of limbs, and does not eat, depending for sustenance on his sister. These two beings are joined together by a wide h'and, in the centre of which one of the lungs of the strange creatures seem to ho.lorated. Touch the .?ale and the femal?, will shrink; pinch it and she will cry. Roero" t~he operation, and still it is the female who saunifeats .-nrihilitv. The head of te female is ssis-~hape,n, the esv: Crseotiog: more~ the appearance.' of an aimal than a human being. Tihe pulsation of ...