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SWAN HILL 8th June. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
SWAN HfLL. fFnOM THE PUNTMAN.I 8th June. I Yes. I will accept your offer—three gui neas per week. Guineas, mind, are not to be sneezed at these hard times; and that, added to what I get tor working the punt here, I think, will keep me in "grog and 'baccy," which is just about as much as any one else is making now-a-days, as far as I can see. Your readers—and mine too by the way— will doubtless imagine from the foregoing paragraph that I am one of the easy-going specimens of humanity, contented with my lot, and all that sort of thing; but they are mistaken, for I'm not of an easy-going na ture, nor am I contented, for I have a griev ance which I wish to make public. This is it:—For twenty years I and my predecessors have been slaving away at this old punt here, attending the call-bell at all sorts of unrea sonable hours, and in all sorts of weather; aye, and supplying the public with all sorts of conveniences for crossing their waggons, their drays, their buggies, and their sheep in ...
STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS. Messrs Boneon and Co. quoteMedium draught horses, at from £15 to £18 10s; light harness and hocks, from £5 to £9; medium draught and light horses have been principally in demand during the past week. Good dairy cows are quoted at from £7 to £8 10s, with a fair demand for really good descriptions. Potatoes (medium quality) have been fetching from £5 10s to £6 per ton. Carcass beef is quoted at from 12s to 20s per 100 lbs.; mutton, from 1 Jd to 2id per lb. Messrs Mncplierson and Co. have sold a few eoltB at from 15s to £4 per head ; thoy quote medium draught at from £15 to £25, and hacks and light harness horses at from £6 to £12. Good milch cows, with calves, at from £5 to £9; inferior, unsaleable. The Bendigo Advertiser quotes now Hay at from £7 to £7 10s per ton; other sorts at from £2 5s to £3 15s per ton; flour, from £13 to £13 10s per ton; seed wheat, 7s per buBhel,
LATEST TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, Tuesday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (from our own correspondent.) Melbourne, Tuesday Night. ( The Criminal Sessions were opened this morning, when the trial of Hugo Levin per, for the murder of three natives of the .Fiji Islands, on board the ship Young Australia, was postponed. As there still seemed to be some doubt with regard to the sanity of George jRitson—the murderer of the late Rev Mr Hili—he was re manded to the next Criminal Sessions. Thomas Daly, the man committed for the Swamp murder, was also remanded to the next Criminal Sessions. John W. Emanuel, alias Manuel, was found guilty of a charge of bigamy, and his sentence was deferred. In the Assembly, the debate on the new Land Bill is unfinished. Mr M'Bain, at some length, defended the interests of the squatters. At the Moatna Police Court, on laat Monday, Mr George Maunsell, I'.M., conducted a sale of Crown lands, situate in and near Moama. The attendance was not very large, but the bidding was tolerably brisk, and, in some instanoes, the ...
DENILIQUIN. Pastoral Times Office, lltn June. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
DENILIQUIN. Pastoral Times Office, lltn June. I The crossings this week have been—322 head of Btoro cattle, sold by Messrs Forsyth and Co. to Mr Pegler, also 300 head stores, Sheriff, sold to Mr T. Keighran, of Doodal Cooma, Mr Hammond's fat wethers have gone on to Melbourne. 440 store cattle there (price satisfac tory, and 2000 mixed ewes and 3000 mixed sheep passed, and 5*73 choice rams. Locally we have very little news as to stock transactions; in tlio course of a few weeks wo expect some mobs of store cattle, for which there is con siderable demand for Riverine stations as well as for Victoria, and good framed wethers for fattening would sell well. Considerable quantities of fat sheep arc ready for Victorian markets, but as shearing approaches stock owners are not o?er anxious to sell at current rates. The weather is beautiful—light showers, cold nights, aud warm suuny days. The following is our stock news at Deniliquin: Mr W\ H. Graves, for Ryan and Hammond, reports sale of 250...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
POST OFFICE NOTICE. The R.M. Steamship Avoca will bo dispatched with the Jlnils for King George'B Sound, Point de Gallc, India, China, the Mediterranean Ports, Europe, America and the United Kingdom. The hours appointed for closing mails at this office are as follow:— For registered letters, at 6 p.m. on Friday, 18th June. For newspapers, via Southampton, at 6.30 a.m. on Saturday, 19th. For ordinary letters, via Southampton and Marseilles, 7 a.m. on Saturday, 19th June. For Newspapers, via Marseilles, 7 a.m on Saturday 19th June. Money Orders, payable in the United Kingdom, wil bo issued up to 3 p.m on Friday, 18th June. It is suggested that all letters intended for trans mission by the Eoyal Mail contract steamers should bo secured with gum or wafers; the use of sealing was having been found to cause delay in separatiug letters, and in some instances to lead to addresses on envelopes being rendered illegible. JOHN J. BARRY, Acting Postmaster.
TOWN IMPROVEMENTS. ie [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
TOWN IMPROVEMENTS. ie x Notwithstanding the oomplaints one fre quently hears of the dulness of the-times, the Btngnanoy of trade, and the eoaroity of money, Echuoa continues gradually and Barely to grow and improve. If the murmurs against the ex isting condition of things were well grounded, it would be little short of miraonloua to find new buildings springing np, and others largely inoreaB ing their proportions in the way that they do in this much abused Borough of the Borders. The fact is, people frequently do not know when they are well off, and although the contrary is habitu ally asserted, there are evident proofs about us that our population on the whole are " doing re markably well." Among the more prominent improvements that have taken place within the last few months, we may notioe those whioh have been made to the stores of Mr Hay ward, at the oorner of Hare aod Heygarth streets. These have been extended very considerably, and have not only been rendered exceedingly oommo...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. JUNE. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. june. phases of the moon. LmBt quarter . "Wednesday, 2nd, 5.1p.m. New moon . .Thursday, 10th, 1.32 a.m. First quarter ..Thursday, 17th, 11.55 a.m. Full moon ..Thursday, 24th, 11.19 a.m. Apogee .. 3rd, 10 a.m. Perigee .. 16th, 8 p.m. AT ECHUCA. Days of the • Sun. Date Week. Moon. Rises. Sets. n. m. H.* M. . ir. m. 16 Wednesday.. 7 15 4 45 S. 11 18 p.m. 17 Thursday . 7 16 4 45 — 18 Friday .. 7 16 4 45 12 25a.m. 19 Saturday 7 16 4 46 1 33 20 Sunday 7 17 4 46 2 39 21 Monday 7 17 4 46 3 48 22 Tuesday 7 17 4 46 4 54
THE MURRUMBIDGEE. HAY, 14th June, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
THE MURRUMBIDGEE.. (FEOM OUtt OWN CORRESPONDENT.) hay, i4t& June, loea. [ Hay fias certainly, at the present time, any thing but a lively appearance, and any stranger paying us a visit would naturally think that we a/e living one upon the other. Such, however, is not the case; times here aTe no worse than in most country plaoes this time of the year, and very many of the spirited inhabitants of this small but important town have great faith in the future greatness of Hay, as witness the great improvements at present going on. T;irfcakover Brothers have built and opened a fine new store opposite the PoBt-ofEee. Mr Milne, chemist, &o., is having a tine new shop built, and will shift into it in about two weeks. Mr Dawson, the proprietor of the Crown Hotel, is having extensive bath-ronms and a fine well put down. Host Cox, of the Caledonian, is adding to his already large hotel. Mr Warby, the sucoessor to our old towns man, Mr Pollard, formerly called J.H.P., is also imp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
Hollo way's Ointment and I'ills. — Premature Decline.—The unwary auil thoughtless may save them selves a sea of future troubles by an early recourse to these oxcellent curatives. All blotches from whatever cause arising, all enlargements of the glands wherever situated, irritating sores and debilitating discharges, may be safely and certainly cured by employing llol loway's Ointment and l'illE, in accordance with the instructions wrapped round each pot and box. No timidity need deter the weakest from applying to these restoratives, which exert the threefold qualities of purifying, regulating, and repairing without disturbing ths stomach, annoying the nervous system, or rendering confinement to tho house necessary. Holloway'a medica ments will stem tho source of many maladies, which, when neglected, perpetuate misery.—Advertisement.' , IMPOUNDINGS. Impounded at Echuca, on the 21et of May; trespass, 6d each:— Brown or black horse, bang tail, star, & near Bhoulder, Brown mare, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS AND SUBSCRIBERS. Tho Itiverinc Herald is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and despatched by the New South Wales and Victorian Hails of the same day. In the township of ECHUCA a delivery is effected before 7 a.m.; and in M0AA1A before 9 a.m. on tho mornings of publication. Subscription, 12s per quarter, or 10s (ill if paid in advance, with postage added to country subscribers. Subscribers commencinpr after the beginning of a quarter will be charged proportionately to the termination of the current three months. The regular quarters com mence on the let 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 notice to that effect.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
Wool, Stations, Ag-eneHes, ifcc ALMAHOY CAMPBELL & CO. Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, 47 Bourke-street West, Melbourne. James Mann, representative nt Deniliquin. Gv Forsyth & Co., do. Wagga VVnggn ' Do do. Dubbo 308 A«lvan«cs on w «i&«ion JL*i'opei*tit«s. THE TRUST and AGENCY COMPANY of AUSTRALASIA (Limited), Having now a large amount of capital foi investment are prepared to make Liberal Cash Advances at Reduced Rates On Squatting Properties In Victoria and New South Wa les„ Bright Brothers & Co, Managing Agents. Solicitors—Parton and Helline, Melbourne. • 292 Business Notices. Re opening of the Cafe, Hio-h-street, Ecliuca. WfflC tJOIffSTR'ffOSrB BEGS to announce that ho has taken the above premises, lately in the occupation of Mr Dewar, where he intends to carry on the business of a Pastrycoolt and Baher, And hopes to be favoured with a fair share public pattonage. N.B.—The 41b loaf is reduced to 8d this day. June 1st, 1869, 363 JOHN FERGUSON, Aaddlcr. ...
SANDHURST. Tuesday, 15th June, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
SANDHURST. (fur™ on it Own Coiiiiespondent.^ Tuesday, 15th June, 1869. I 304 cattle—prices about the same as last week; 61 calves—a lot of 23 from tho Plains, middling, avornged 51s, balance Btore; 1856 sheep—very brisk trade— wethers at 10s Gd,' ewes at 9s and 83. Cattle—141, Goudge's (Upper Murray), good and middling—bullocks at £7 10s fid, cows at £6 5s (3d; 162, M'Farlane's (Nap Nap), mostly bullocks, £7 8b,
STOCK REPORTS, &C. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
STOCK REPORTS, ECHUCA AND MOAMA. The following mobs of stock have crossed Bince our last issue:— June 12—1000 fat wethers and 900 fat ewes, Hon W. Campbell, Murrumbidgee; 2325 fat ewes, Lindsay. June 14—20C0 fat wethers, Windeyer, Murrum ^.bidgee. June 15—2700 fat wethero, M'Farland, Murrumbid gee"; 1450 fat wethcrB, 850 fat ewes, Darlot, Billabong; 1138 fat wethers, 6G2fat ewes, Colin Simpson, Murrum bidgee. The annnal meeting of the Hay Pastoral Association is announced to take place on the 4th of August. A liberal prize list has been issued, and the show is ex pected to bs one of more than ordinary success. The first show of the Riverine Pastoral Society is to take place on the 12th of August, at Corowa. The objects of this society are to promote the improvement of the quality and breed of stock, and especially of sheep. As this is a matter demanding the very serious attention of flockmasters, it is to be hoped the new society will receive such a measure of support as will enable...
BORDER INDUSTRIES. BUILDING AND REPAIRING STEAM VESSELS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
BORDER INDUSTRIES. BUILDING AND REPAIRING STEAM VESSELS. The carrying requirements of the important and extensive trade which has sprung up between the Riverine districts and the capital of Victoria during the last few years, and especially since the opening of the railway, has called into existence a large number of steam vessels, which ply busily on the Murray and its navigable tributaries during the annual season of flood. The greater number of these have been built at Echuca, and are generally a very fine class of light draught river boats. Nearly the whole of them were built origi- nally of Oregon pine, the native timber being considered too heavy for vessels of the descrip- tion. This, however, is now an acknowledged error, and in consequence of the very superior strength and durability of the red gum, nearly the whole of the pine built boats have been stripped of their planking, which has been replaced by that obtained from the forests of the river valley. Thus we frequently ...
SHIPPING. ECHUCA. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 16 June 1869
SHIPPING &nbsp; ECHUCA. &nbsp; &nbsp; ARRIVED &nbsp; June 13—Corowa, steamer, A. B. Pierce, master, from Albury, with a large cargo of flour,' W. Smith, agent. Juno 15—J H.P., steamer, T. Connell, master, from Wagga Wagga, with thirty tons of tallow. W. McCul- loch and Co., agents. June 15—Pearl, steamer, and barge, E. C. Randall, master, from Groongal, with a full cargo of wool and tallow, consigned to W. McCulloch and Co. June 15—The Adelaide, steamer, Pullar master, with 10,000 feet of red-gum sleepers for the Indian Govern ment, from Bamah. DEPARTURES. June 15—Alfred, and barge Alice, M. Mack, master, for Hay, with 105 tons of general cargo. Vf. M'Culloch and Co., agents. June 15—Jane Eliza, steamer, and barge Wangaratta, Smith, master, for Corowa, with 102 tons of general cargo. John Orr, agent. The Waradgery and Murrumbidgee are both on the Patent Slip, and it is expected that the latter will be finished this day. Great complaints were made yest...
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 19 June 1869
' PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. i The County Courts Amendment Bill was , further considered in committee in the Legis i lative Council on Tuesday, and some amend [ ments were made. In the legislative Assem > bly,on the same evening, the debate on the Land i Bill was resumed by Mr Macbain, who said i he would support the second reading, but • intended to oppose some of its provisions in [ committee. Mr M'Kean said he should op i pose tho second reading. Mr Fellows spoke [ at considerable length in condemnation of the • measure, and was replied to by Mr Casey, i The debate was finally adjourned till the nest ; day. Some business was done in committee , on the Municipal bill, and the house adjourned [ till the day following. On Wednesday even i ing, in the Assembly, the debate on the Land Billwas resumed by MrM'Ivean, who inveighed at great length against the measure. Mr Wrison concurred with the provisions of the bill, but recommended some amendments in committee. He said he would suppor...
CLEARING OPERATIONS ON THE MURRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 19 June 1869
CLEARING OPERATIONS ON THE MURRAY. The clearing parties under Mr Shelley have been busily at work in the Murray below Echuca since November last, and have done a considerable quantity of work, which the steamer masters pronounce to have been of great service to the navigation. A large number of overhanging trees have been thrown back from the banks between Echuca and Campbell's Island, and the passage at that island has been completely cleared. For a distance of about nineteen miles the channel was choked up with snags, many of which were of very large size, extending from bank to bank. This has hitherto been considered one of the most dangerous points in the river, but as the passage has now been thoroughly cleared, impediments of every description having been withdrawn, it will no longer be the dread of masters of boats which it was formerly. There are some very bad bends for a distance of about six or seven miles abova the island, and these are now being cleared by the two iron p...
THE ECHUCA STANDARD BREWERY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 19 June 1869
THE ECHUCA STANDARD BREWERY. This brewery was established some five years ago by Messrs Elliott and Disher, from whom it was purchased about two years 6inee by the present proprietor, Mr M'Arthnr, who has made considerable improvements. Almost the whole of the old plant has been remeved, and replaced by new, while some important additions have been made, among which may be particularly mentioned a large gyle, formed of Castlemaine slate. Mr ll'Arthur can now turn out thirty hogsheads of ale with ease in a week, and it is certainly of a very superior description, and fully equal to the very best of the favourite :iles of Bendigo and Ca6tlemaine. During the navigation season he does a large trade with the Riverine districts, which will, no doubt, increase yearly. Mr M'Arthur intends, we believe, shortly to add the manufacture of gingerbeer and cordials to his brewery, and no doubt will prove as successful in that branch as he has in the more important one of beer business. Although hi...
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Wednesday, June 16th. (Before Mr Langford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 19 June 1869
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Wednesday, June 16ih. . (Before Mr Langford, P.M.) John Kelly was fined 10s, and 5s costs, or 4S hours' imprisonment in default, for having used,profane and indecent language towards [Ieniy Lutb, his employer. Kdly v Luth—Wages, Lll 5s. A verdict was given for L2 Is 2d, with 2a 6d costs. ■, Friday, June 18th. ^ (Before Mr Lnngford, P.M.) Louis Harrison, James Dunlea, George Fulcher, Charles Fulcher, James Ferguson, nnd John Day were brought up charged by the Crown Lands Bailiff with cutting timber on Crown lands without a license. The first was fined Is and 5s costs, the second 10s and 5s costs, the third 2s Gd and 5s costs, the fourth was discharged, the fifth was fined 13 and ft costs, and the sixth Is and fis costs. While the cases of George nnd Charles Fulcbar were being heard, their father, James Fulcher, accused the Crown Lands Bailiff of perjurv, and used very indecent expressions towards him. The Police Magistrate's attention having been cal\ed to Fulche...