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NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
NBEW SOUTH WALES. SYDrEY, February 7. Further telegrams from the Hibernia state that the paying out of the cable continues satisfactory. The mail steamer Mikado left aun d vs with the mails for England on she 23rd ultimo. A young man named Murphy died from injuries received yesterday in a fight at Wooloomooloo. Fetruary 4. Mr. Foster has accepted the Agent Generalship, and the Assembly ie dis cussing a imotion to declare his seat vacallt. Five hundred guineas have been pre sented ta Dean Cootper on the eve of his departure from Sydney. A statement made by Mr. M:Elhone, in the Assembly, that a child in the taundwick Asvlum had died recently fm'om the etfects of a severe beating, has been officially contradicted. A man named Hogarth, said to be a brother-in-law of the late Charles Dick ens, died sud.denly yesterday in a fit at ahe baths. Dr. Allevne has bmeen appointed health officer at Port Jackson. A man was arrested last night, c'harged with st;ealing a valuable dia nond ring found...
(AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
(A'USTATLIAN ASSOCIATED' raEss TE-'LE?GR ?S.) VICTORIA. MIELBOURNE, Feb'uLarY 7. Inquests were held to-day on" Peter :Lo oney, who was killed by a st.5srk, .vhile bathilg at St. Kildsa bea'h "yesterday,-and on Elizabeth MIayall, a gil five years old, who fell through a skylight and was killed. In both cases verdicts Were returned in accordamce with the evidence. A private London telogram states that up to February 1st, 73,000 bales of wool hlay arrived. The tallow markev-is quiet-mutton, .48, beef, L46 per ton. The leather market is flat. Wheat is worth 52s. A 6'acette notice hbs been issued ar, pointing Mlessls. Service, Sargood, •and Jeffray a board to enquire into the charges against Brough Smyth, Secre Itary for Mtines.
ARRIVAL OF THE CALIFORNIAN MAIL. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) SYDNEY, February 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
ARRIVAL OF THIE, CALIFORNIAN MAIL. (AcsraT l?Lic ZASOCIATED PRIESS TSLEOEAS.) SYDNEY, February 6. The Pacific Company's steamer Gra nada has arrived with items from De cember 30th to Jannarv 9th." Owing to tle prevalenres of fogs on the Atlsacie coast, the European steamrs, generally were detained for everal.d1ys. The Australian mail due a(, Su FrnnCown no +,e 9n-, di-l not '~srcaVs. tsill the 8thi i :?..,: ......' - .?/ .l. ` l"" · ..:....,' • . .. ,: : , ? .. · Mr. Mackay, the Queensland Com missioner to the Centennial, will realke a tour of the Southern St:mte. The British steamer Dante, from iiverpool to Bombay, canme into col lision with another ship in St. George's Channel, and sank, when 30 persons were drowned. The second Fugitive Slave Circular issued by the Adumirality, causes almost as much dissatisfactiosn as the first one. The newspapers all condemn it, and the Slavery Society of Birmingham, and Liberal Association, ailso protested against it as opposed to human freedom...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 7. About 1000 acres of grass have been burned on Bundalear, but no farms are injured. The weather has been very hot, but it is now cool, with a little rain. In the Interzolonial' cricket match, Adelaide obtained 150 runs in the first innings. There was a good attendance. Giloes scored 47. The Victorians have commenced their second innings, and there are three wickets down for five runs. February 4. The Government have ttlegrapbhel home to see if Sir Julius ?Vogel's fin ancial scheme caus be extended to South Aust alia. . Tne harque 'Gironi, on being light ened too much, heeled over, and her masts arensw lying over Levi's wharf. 125 sheep were destroyed by som strolte, travelling from the north to Adelaike. L|eut. Goalin has gone down the iMurray with a life-boat, intending to survey the dangerous mouth. - An extensive fire has occurred at Bundaleer farm, on the south-east corner of the Gulnare area. A man named Joseph Indoe died from b.ood "poison...
GEELONG ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
GI'E?tUA'C AANUAL/A I/A UI/,& Contrary to expectation, the sport at the Pivot oss Frislay was hot moderate, there being only one close contest throoghoot the day, and that was for the Gold Cup. From some unexplained caose many horses \cre withdrawn at the last moenot, amongst others it was found necessary to eranse the name of Wollomni from the Cap starters, owing to his leg getting worse after his moroiog's exercise. Thiswo w a groat din. appointosent, and to none more thus hi?s rest~ected owner. Niewe.zstlo won the Maiden Plate in a canter, beating four othors. A similar number contested the Huordle Race, which Wolshman secured at his loisure. Six saddled up for the Gold Cup, Esnulatisn beating Richsnond Isy a head, after soaking the entire rosnning. Barseaid was third, alson head betfore Melhosroe, the pair being twelve lengths from the winner. The jadge. however, did not place a third horse. Villiers seenred the Connewarre Stakes, beating seven others, anst Pooete alppro...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
THE constituency in Polwarth and South Grenville has suffered greatly in times past, and still suffers, in con sequence of the indifference, incapacity, or political treachery, which has charac terised thosoeindividuals it has returned as its representatives in the House of Assembly, and this is such a self evident fact, that very few persons will, we imagine, have the hardihood to dispute it. It is lamentable that an important constitueucy should be served in such a manner by representa tives who should have left no stone unturned in order to further the inte rests of the district, and the colony generally. But a great deal of the blame must be laid upon the shoulders of the electors themselves, as they have. materially assisted to bring about this undesiratble state of affairs, owing to their aiathy in tha matter of organisa tion. However, we trust that an end will now be put to everything of this kind, and " the beginning of the end" may bhe discerned in the formation at Colac of...
CRICKET MATCH. CAMPERDOWN v. COLAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
CRICKET MA TCtf. -4------ CAIPERDOWN v. COLAC. The above match wa played on the ground "t the Camperdown Club on Saturday last, md resu ted in a decisive victory for the Camperdown team. The Colac players, of '.ste. seem t~, be troubled with a runl of badl luek, an-, on the ,,cc sion undar notice, t, ·his mow. be added the absence of several of heir beut players, who were unable to attend swing to other engagemeots. Saturdy was very fatiguing d .y for the crickaters, for ;he glass stotoil at 91 in the Bhsde, and the =' leather hunting" ts which the Colac players s'ere treated by the Camiperdown team wavs smething to be remembered for many a day7. "he latter put together no less tihan 234 -nos, the largest number which h~s been ,btrined is any ordinary match in the dis rict. The toss haring been won for Cam ssrdlown, Thornton, the captain, decided to lend his men tirst to, the wi,'kets, C. Flenra mnd Dennis being the two eirst plyers to sandle the willow, Greene nd Flahive, jon., tru...
NOTES AND EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
NOTES A.ND E'J T,1' The mreting which is to take place in the Oddfellowa' haIl to-morrow evening to petition the Governor to grant a dinoolu° tion of the Assembly, and also for the pur. pose of approving of the formation of a branch of the National Reformn League in Colac is likely to he largely at tended. The feeling in this district against the Ministry ii very intense, end the Liberal party here is determined to show that it has no sympathy with Sir James M'Culloch's political schemes. Several representative gentlemen in various parts of tile district have been invited to attend and address the meeting. The lion. F. Longmore is also expected to be present. A preliminary meeting of persons interested in forming a brauech of the National Reform League of Victoria in Colas took place at the 'Temperance Hall, on Saturday evening last, when the following were preseut :--Messrs. A. Rea, E. Cooper, Sitliogteo, J. Weoods, J. Chapm .n, K. MI'Kay, T. E. Meonn, H. Wilson. andl H. Shoert Mr....
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, Monday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
LATEST A.USTRALIAN" TELEGRAMS. (FR50M OUR OWN CORRESPO.NDOST.) MELBnouRi sE, Monday, 8 p.m. MIr. Douglas, who oppos.d Sir James '?a'0lloch at Warruanimsool, has arrived in town, and it is believed that he will be nominated for Collingwood in the Opposition ihiterest. Au address was presented to Judge Barry to-day by the Victorian ba'r, prior to his departure for Philadelphia. A man, unknown, was found uander the railway bridge at South Yarra this mirniiig with his throat cut. A butcher's knife was lying by him, and it is supposed that he comnmittedl suicidE. lfis name is thought to be M,?eteocr. The Iiew Asylum Inquiry lastedl till six o'clock to-day, and was then ad-' journed until to-morrow morning. The excitement as to the political outcc,me of to-morrow is becoming very grea.t.
COLAC POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4. (Before Messrs. Rout and Hamilton.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
COLAC I'OLICE' COURT. FiIDAy, FEBRtUARY 4. (Bofore Messrs. Hout and Hamilton.) Robertson and M l'utosh v. Crabbe.--Fraud oummoos This case had been adjourned from Wednosd'y last, in order to obtain the opinion of the Attorney.General. Mr. Hancock for plaintiff; Mr. Butler for de fendant. Mr. Butler said that he understood that the 6pioiou of a former Attorney-Gteneral, Mr. Casey, had been obtaiued,and that it wao adverse to his arguncets," but such opinion was of no value at all, as the opinion oi the present Attorney-Geuneal should have been obtained. "If it were ateorwarde proved that he (Mr. Butler) was right, their worships would still be liable to an action for false imprisonment. Mr. Hancock then addressed the Bench, and declared that tile justices were not liable at all, if they acted bonet fide. The proper course to pursue by the other side if a wrong brder was made, was to obtain a writ ot prohibition. Hse caracterioed the attempt at intimidation made by Mr. Butler a- a ver...
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
SECOND DAY. His exellency Sir Gee. Bowen, attendled by Major Pitt, Colonel Ward, and Captain Standishl, "as preset:t, being met st the station by lr R. Chirvoitte, with his well. appointed dr:;g, wl?o drove ihe vice-regal party to lhe coerse and brask. The weather wasn hot. c.nscqueesl y shady p aces were esoght for; a cool breeze, huwevei, in somen measore combated the heat, so as to render the day anything but disagreeable On the whole, the racing was taste, and the fierls small. Only tive out of the sixteen on the card saddled for the larwon Plate, which was woo, easily by the Flirt colt, whose sire is Tim Whiffier. GCa started tirst favorite, hut run lost, and being ritden contrary to orders, MIr. James Wilson lodged a com ,laint with 'the stewardla against the rider, h3ancrsut, ahich is to.be investigated to noirow. The o ders given weere to go in froet, and remain there as long as tie could do so. Banerelft, on the contrary, after getting ant excellent start, polled off. and i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
B3US!NESS. o P)\A ' t '' I',N 1 A NUCALF , NIC SAFI'1IlY hKEOlSE'N L~A~P gicvs the ,Ittot Itteir d brtiiarlt wrhirt lihilt, hlrna lest kero.?nc than any othcr lamp yet cffrereu to the pubtlic. fltqoires no Chimney. Can he had suit aleic for Table, Hlall, Churches, Stahles, &c., &c. To be hIad of all Storekeenert. Whole alol of all Ironmnongets. Beware of Spuriouts Intitation.. None are enmmtine atithoot t.e Doublle IDote, end with tite Ihrnd ROW.AT "'S itATE'FNTn ANUCAPNTC. Sonl Alao'trs atd 'latttlecus, RO WATT & SON, Eninhurth and Iondon. COLA I B1 E\VERY, OLU. C. r. HARRIS Late in the employ of Mr. W'. Strickland en Ifrewver, ,isces to noitiij" to the lIste]l ])ropri,-tors nnil tie plhlic of" the Western I)iitrict thnt he hts curns, eneed boniness os lrrewer in this well -knwn snd fior faad ii ctali.ihiietInt. nod hopes by tt' jict :Jttrntim oto tuiness attd the prodtuctiotn af a "'Drop of i;,,od Beer," to aterit a f~fc shnre t' thle li!,eratl patronlage b...
MELBOURNE. Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
EL BOUtRiTE. (FROM onU OWN CORRESPOONDNT.) Saturday Evening. The death of Mr. J. Forrestor Sullivan, M.L.A., has interfered with the action of the Stonewallers and the Government, there lore there has been alull in the storm which will of course burst afresh on Tuesday next. I need not attempt to give any report of the proceedings outside the Houses of Parlia. i--nt, as all the public meetings are comrn i-un cated to you in the daily prints, and nothing particularly new is started. I should, h-wever, be wanting in my duty if I wereto omit to state that the non-granting of supplies is already causing much suffer ing. I know of cases of actual hardship which are occurring hourly, and the only clas deriving any benefit therefrom is the snoney-lender, who is piling it on. I do theorefore stigmatise, in my excessive sym "pathy for the suffering class, the authors of dhis wretched embroglio. For the East Bourke Boroughs and Col lingwood I have no names furnishid as the probable candidates...
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
COMMERCLAL. MTELIOtTRNE PRODUCE MARF~T. - Satlrday Evening. The Ag reporto :--Trnde closed to-day wearing the same quiet aspect that has charactrisod the markets throughout the week, the course of businese h1aving lacked a etinulus to activity. In brecadtuff., wi note the proraleuce of a most unsteady feel ing, wheat having adlvanced during the week threepence per blehcl, in the face of the new crop being delicrel bhy growers in very large quantities, and it the absence of any causi of a more suostantialnature than the whim which Iha seizco, upon farmera' mindc this season tu store their grain for a pro blematical rie. To-day, fineut samples of Northern wheat, in good condition, are eale - able at 5o 4d, with a tendency to harden. City made flour is geerally quoted at £11 Ito to £12, though instancs havy come before us in which lesa money has been accepted. Country brando are movingoffat. £lU to £11 5o, a low range of prices likely to chcek nupiplies. In feeding grains, the only not...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
COACHING. COBB AND CO'S ROYAL MAIL 'I'EIEO.IRAPHI LINE OF CO.XCIIES. DiY CO.CHT CAMPERDOWN AND COLAC TO GEELONG. Day Conch leavea Camperdown every Tslaro:it. ThIrndrY anll and Saturday at 9 o.n tnsina. throne1, Cat-c at noon, and reaching Gnlant, at Ii p.m. lRftnn day caach leaves Call and Co.'n ,onkinr Office, (lento.h·gevery Monday, Wedeneday, a-I Friday, at'9 a.m. NTGI1T MAIL'. GEELONG TO WARfnAMBOOT AND BtELFAST. Daily, at9.5n ' im.. S.- ordovs excepted. With Branch Line to IORTI.AI(E. eAI'A MU' . PENS. * URST, 4ND It.\IMILTON, TIlENCE T~o MOUNT GA.MlER AND ADELAIDE. VIA PENOLA. and all inltert, ediate pent tnwr.s. ]eavinF Geelhng every Monday, Wednesday anid Friday. at 9.50 l .m. Coaches leave CbI atnd Cn'a Blno,,o Office. Gre!ong, doily ('attnrday rxcelitrdl. at 9.50 !.nm. fr Warrniih,.,l and nelfl.at. retuainig fetm Ilelfoot daily (Satard.ys eX ccputdl.at 10.3i a m., on Suttndays at 40.m. and ftom WVartanatbll tlaily (Sattirda.) OCx. ce ,tedl at Im., ,,n .-a ltdyns at. 6 a it...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
GOVERNMENT ADVERTISEMENT. VR. .ENDERI will be received until Twelve I o'clock on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15th, for supplying One Hundred and Fifty TELEGRAPH POLES at Post and Tele graph Office, Geelong. Specifications may be seen at the Stores Branch, Gcneral Post-office: and at the Post offices at Geelong, Winchelsea, and Birre gurra. * Tenders to be endorsed "Tonder for Telegraph Poles,' and addressed (if by post, prepaid) to the Honorable the Postmaseter. Gucnra.l, Melbourne, or deposited in the tcodcr-trbo at the General Postaoffice, Mel. bournm. The amount of the lprelieinary dlposit to be enclosed with the tender is £5. The lowest or any tender will not accee. sarily be accepted. ROBERT RANSAY, Postmaster-Gcneral. Post-office and Telegraph Department, Mclbourne, 31st January, 1876. OTIGE TO LESSEES AND LICENSEES OF CROWN LANDS. It is hereby notified for the information of all Lessees and Licensees nnder Tie AseeLs ins L.?ad Aict 1865 and The Laoss Act 1869 whose roots and license fe...
PRODUCE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 8 February 1876
S?R U D U C E M AR& K E T S. Thle ilowinig were the pricos of produce at the undermentioned tanarkelt a~t the Iatea, dates: We Barley. (Ota. Flour. Ptaton.1 Hay. Per Buehel. Per Bushel. Per Bushel. Fer Ton. Per Ton. Per Ton. •.d. a... a.d. . ad . ad. Li. L . . L u. L L. Mel5oune. 3 lto5 25 0to5 313 2to3 11 5totlill ... Ballarut.4... 11 tu3 04 Otuloi 013 2to7 412 Otul2 O 1l to4 03 0 ta3510 Cas tle rn... , 4 4 4 to 93 t o 4 lt 0 4l0to 03 Oto3 5 /Kyneten ... ... Sullrot..... 4 7t"4 8 ... 3 Ot3,. O Io 0 o10 3 10to"4 , Geelung........ 6 Ote5 24 0 to4 63 Oto3 12 0to1210] 0 to 3 5 3 10 to 4 5 Beechworth... 4 3 to4 ... 4 to 5 010 StolO 0 tot 1u 1 ? 0 tt 4 0
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 February 1876
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. . (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 10. The following players will probably constitute the Intercolonial cricketing team :-Thompson, Evans, Spofforth, Bannerman, E. and D. Gregory, Powell, Garret, Coates, Docker, and Tindall.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 February 1876
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8. The Speaker took the chair at half-past four o'clock. QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE. Mr. Gaunson rose to bring under the notice of the House a question affecting the privileges of every hon. member, and the right of free debate. The Speaker said that Mr. Gaunson could not bring under the notice of the House a question of privilege. The regular order of business could not be superseded by a question of privilege, of which no notice was taken at the time it arose. Mr. A. T. Clark moved the adjournment of the House, in order to allow Mr. Gaunson to bring the subject he had mentioned under the notice of the House. Mr. Gaunson then proceeded to say the statement he had published and sworn to was true in every particular. With respect to the Premier's attempt to intimidate him, lie did not say anything to provoke or call forth the remarks of the Premier. He did not speak to him. In fact, he would have been wanting in self-respect if he had spoken to the Premier, who had at on...