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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
WANTED, a Gkneiial Skkvanj. Apply, Mm. Gowlland, Com mercial liauk. lz WANTED a Married Courr.it for a Station. Apply at tbe Exchange to-day before 11 o'clock, Wiijqnhon, Minchin, and Lavender. ]z ^7' AGGA WAGGA CRICKET CLUB. A SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING of tho members of the above Club will be held at the Criterion Hotel 011 TUESDAY NEXT, the 1st April, at 8 p.m. Business : To consider its present position. M. J. MOKAN, lz Hon. Sec. W.W.C.C. AGGA WAGGA MUSICAL SOCIETY. A MEETING of the above Society will be held on WEDNESDAY NEXT, 2nd April, at the Mkchanics' Institute, for tlie purpose of Enrolling Members. Persons desirous of joining are requested to attend at S o'clock. Subscmttiou : Gentlemen, fl Is; Ladies, 15s. per season, payable in advance. A Mebtinu of tlie Committee is called for WEDNESDAY NEXT, 2nd April, at half-past 7 o'clock. A. TUGWELL, lz Hon. Sec. I]ASTEE M 0 N D A Y RACES. Judge : John King, Esy. MAIDEN PLATE, £10. Once round. SELLING STAKES, £S. Once round. Winner t...
FRIDAY, MARCH 28. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr. L. A. Fosbery, J. P. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
Friday, March 2S. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr. L. A. Fosbery, J. P. Assault. — ltowan v. Rowan. In this case, adjourned from the 25th iust., defend ant was fined il, with costs of Court 7s. 4d. Anderson v. Hanson, struck out, no appear ance. Conuell v. Hart, struck out, no ap pearance. Uulawful Detention. — Adolphus Stead v. Thomas Joseph Gills. In this case dc feudant was summoned to answer the com plaint that he detained unlawfully in his possession a cow and heifer, the property of complainant. Mr, Garland appeared for complainant, and Mr. Fitzliardinge for de fendant, who pleaded that he detained the cattle under a claim of right. Complainant, a selector at Kindra. stated that he missed the cattle iu question with another cow aud its calf, held by him f«v his daughter, in June last, before which they were running about his selection. From information he received he went to the defendant, aud saw some cattle in the paddock amougst which were the two calves ill question, ...
THURSDAY, MARCH 27. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
Thursday, March 27. (Before tbe Police Magistrate.) Vaurakcv. — John Donuethorne, brought up on a charge of vagrancy, was remanded to the 3rd April. Horse-sthaling. — James Campbell, alias Scott, was brought up on remand oil a charge of Stealing a horse, the property of Messrs. Clark and Macleay, of Kerarbury. Mr. J. R. Garland appeared for the prisoner. Charles Ford, overseer at the Kerarbury Station, being examined, stated that be knew the prisoner as a man who came to him iu July last at the station and asked for a job of horse-breaking ; there were two or three persons with him at the time, but he did not give him a job, as he had uo horses to break in ; in about 10 days after this he missed a horse that was taken out of the horse paddock at the head station — a bay gelding branded MC near shoulder, switch tail, aud white liiud foot, the horse outside the Court this morning ; the brands have been defaced, aud the tail cut ; neither the prisoner nor auy one else had authority to ...
SYDNEY. Friday, 12.55 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
SYDNEY. Friday, 12.55 p.m. In the Assembly the Uorporation Bill has been recommitted for the purpose of recon sidering several clauses. Numerous amend ments have been effected, chiefly of a formal character. A clause has been passed giving the Council power to erect cattle saleyards within 14 miles of Sydney. A11 amendment was carried fixing the yearly endowment at £1 for every £1 raised on city rates. A clause was submitted cancelling the whole indebtednoSR nf fh*- p.itv. 1 7 null flic mnfinn of the Colonial Secretay the House agreed to remit only the amount of £73G,300 due to the Government. Tbe Premier's amendment was carried making the election of Mayor rest with the Alderineu. The Upper House has passed the Banks' Liabilities Bill, together with the Sjdney Improvement Bill through Committee. The Supply Bill for March has passed all its stages through both Houses. The Marine Board have suspended the certificate of Crawford, the mate of the steamer Bonnie Dundee, for twelve month...
TELEGRAPHIC. LONDON. March 24. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
TELEGRAPHIC. LONDON. March 24. The Eastern Extension Company's tender fo' a cable to the Cape, utilising the Australiau cable, is accepted. Sir John Coode reports that a channel, 20 feet deep at low water, with a new cut across Fisherman's Bend, shortening the river Yarra oue mile, would cost i47(),200, and if ulti mately deepened to 25 feet would cost an additional sum of £S3,(i00. It would bo necessarv to retain the ioint (low of the Yarra aud Saltwater. River. A through canal would be less expensive, but it would have many drawbacks. The docks and basins ill the swamp would cost i'G46,400, aud minor works, including a steam ferry at Spencer street, would cost £40. C00; and the only security against floods would be the complete removal of the rocks from 1'iiuce's-street downwards. Ho advises the construction of a new bridge opposite Market-street. A terrible earthquake has taken place in Northern Persia, causing immense destruc tion of property aud life. 1100 persons perished. A c...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
It seems that we unfortunate residents in Wagga are doomed to misrepresenta tion npon our action in tlie Junee ami Narandera railway scheme. The lead ing metropolitan journal discharges a whole slienf of arrows at tlie town, with a wondrous unsteadiness of aim, and anything but a clear idea of what it is firing at. Now we have other extreme — tlie Riverine Herald — talking volubly upon the same subject, and it would appear in similar obscurity as to the facts. That the errors which have arisen are mainly due to injudicious action which has been taken we cannot deny. But to save us from further misrepresentation, let it now be said that Wagga does not take up a selflsh standpoint ; tlie residents desire to see the cheapest, shortest, and best line to Hay made. If it be shown that the route they advocate does not com bine all these advantages, they certainly will not obstinaeely adliere to a delusion, but will cheerfully give in. So far, there has been 110 proof that we are wrong ; we...
POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr. L. A. Fosbery, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
POLICE COURT. Wednesday, Mahcji 26. (Before the Police Mai^istrate aud Mr. L. A, Fosbery, J.P.) Poiiueky and UTTERiNfi. — William Henry Stewart, who was twice remanded, was brought up oil the charge of forging a cbeouc purporting to he drawn by Air. Ralph Williams amounting to £8 15s. The further evidence taken for the prosecution was that of Ah Siio, assistant to Yee Chong, the store keeper to whom the cheque was given ill payment for goods, and this witness identified the prisoner as the man to whom Yet Chong sold the goods referred to. Coustable Gihsou was examined to show that tbe prisoner was stopping at Mrs. Slattery's, North SVagga, at the date of the uttering of the cheque, and a} the termination of bis examination, the Bench, ou the application of tho police, granted a further remand to the 2nd April. Drunk and Disorderly. — Agnes Gra ham was fined 10s. for this offencc, and cautioned on a second charge of assault.
MELBOURNE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
MELBOURNE. Friday. A collision occurred between the steamer Angelina and the schooner Magnolia, ou the Gippslaud Lakes. The former filled aud sank iu a few moments. A great fire occurred this morning in Fitz roy, Chamberlain and Kingston's flour-mills were completely destroyed. The total damage is estimated at £10,000.
DENILIQUIN. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
DENILIQUIN. Thursday. The races were well attended, and tho weather was fine. Sapling Stakes : Little Queen 1, Our Nell 2, Belle Brandou 3. Prince of Wales Stakes : ShcritT 1, Rattler 2, Cast-off 3. Deniliquin Cup : Five started. A splendid race, close finish between Tom Cat and Cowarie, latter second, (Black Prince third. Hurdle Race : Three Btarted. Mool par 1, Ramrod (length behind) 2, Sir Ewen 3. Riverine Plate : Coquette 1, Cowarie 2, Alarm 3. Flying Stakes : Smuggler 1, Duu- ' Jrn.li O I s. 1 Friday. Races, Second Day. — Maidcu Plate: Car melite, 1 ; Belle Brandon, 2. Selling Race : Highlander, 1 ; Rattler, 2 ; Cast-off, 3. Railway Handicap: Smuggler, I ; New market, 2; Leopard, 3. Deniliquin Handi cap : Dictator, 1 Pimpanipa, 2; Cowarie 3. Selling Hurdle: Godfrey. Telegraph Stakes: Heater, 1 ; Leopard, 2 ; Little Queen, 3.
NARANDERA. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
NARAND'iRA. Friday. River commenced rising on Saturday, at taining its maximum height on Wednesday, when it had risen 14ft. Gin. above its previous level, and was running bank and hank. It began falling on Wednesday, and has already gone down 5ft., and slowly, subsiding. No damage is reported beyond the carrying away of the punt rope. Two cases of brandy and one caso of baking ? powder were picked up floating down river yesterday. It is supposed a dray camped on the river bank has been J washed away. Tbe weather is cool and pleasant. Rain much wanted. J
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Musical Society. — A preliminary meet ing, having for its object the formation of a mnsical society, was held at the Mechanics' Institute on Wednesday evening. There was a fair attendance, aud the Mayor, Mr. Fitz hardiuge, was clected to the chair, Upon the motion of Dr. O'Connor, seconded by Mv Rolot ;t m.o r ? ? ? under the name of the ' Wagga Waega Musical Society ; ' further that the society should consist of working and honorary members, each of whom Bliould pay a sub scription of £1 Is., ladies 15s. It was also decided that working members should be required to attend regularly to the practices which aro to be held every Wednesday in the Mechanics' Institute — non-attendance twice consecutively leading to the disqualifi cation of the member, to take part iu any forthcoming concert. It was also decided that the officers consist of a president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and com mittee of sixteen (five to form a quurum) that the season extend from ...
BEECHWORTH LIVE STOCK MARKET. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
BEECHWORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET. wedxiisday, Mavcii 20. I Fat Cattle.— Messrs. .1. 11. Gray and Co. report hav ing sold 27 head fur J. Ronan, bullocks to £5 2s Gd, cows £3 15s; 40 for F. Hoaeh, bullocks £5 12s Od, cows to £4 17s 6d ; S for Mr. Wood, £3 5s ; 17 for P. Connor, bullocks £3 J8sGd, cows £4 7s Gd ; S for J. Kcigan, bullocks £4 17s Gd; 7 for II. Goonan, bullocks £4 17s Od ; 74 for D. Evans, cows to £4 17s Od ; 7 for Mr. Ward, bullocks £4 8s ; 10 for C. Gardner, eowe £4; 9 for J. Mason, bullocks £4 Is, cows £3 Ss. Fat Sheep.— Messrs. .T. H. Gray and Co. have sold 57 head for T. Hey wood, at Gs Id; 24 head forj. Corke, at 8s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
Special Advertisements. G-oldsbroug-h's Wool Warehouses, Melbourne. R. GOLDSBROUGH & CO. BEG to announce to the Woolgrowcrs and Merchants of the Australian Colonies, Tasmania, and New Zealand, that their Waukjiolses ark .vow Ready For the RECEPTION AND SALE OF WOOL During the Season, and that they are prepared to make LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES, j XO FAVOniAUMi TKUM8, ' On the ensuing Clip of Wool, cither for sale iu this market, or shipment to London. I Sales by Public Auction will be held on caeh Monday i and Wkuxkhday during the Season, aud proceeds will I be paid oil the Tuesday following. ffucy act as Skllino JJiiokkiis only, and Constituents may rely on their host endeavours to obtain the fullest market value for any consignments with which they ma) be favoured. : Their well-known Warehouses have been constructed I specially for the STORAGE and DISPLAY of WOOL to the best advantage, the Sample Rooms being lighted on am improved principle. The various R-»oms arc convenient t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
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SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MARKET THURSDAY, MARCH 27. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MAKKKT. Thursday, March 27. Messrs. liiUFFirns and Wkavkk report Fat Cattle : About 793 in for Monday, and all sold at a slight ad vance ; a small lot of bullocks, very prime quality and heavy weights, mode £7 15s, or, gay, 18s per lOOlhs ; medium aud wasted cattle did not participate to anv extent in the rise. About 800 at Homebush on Thurs day : only a poor attendance of the trade aud dull market, and 110 appreciable alteration 011 Monday's rates. Prime quality cattle, 18s per lOOlhs.; medium, 14s to 10s ; wasted, 12a to 14s. Fat Sheep : 10,300 forward, the' weeks supply—4220 Mondays, GliO Thurs day. Sfldb wethers, 10s : extra prime and heavy, 10s Gdtolls; medium wethers, 7s to 8s; prime ewes, Cs Gdto7s; poor and indifferent sheep sold at le^sthan store rates. Store Stock : Still very few transactions ; 1000 picked bullocks, off a noted rnn, arc reiiortcd as sold — 250 at £4 10s, 750 at £3 lOd. Vendors ask £3 3s to £3 10s for good bullocks. We hear of some sales ...
MESSRS. WILKINSON, MINCHIN, & LAVENDER'S REPORT. WAGGA WAGGA, HAY, AND SYDNEY Wagga Wagga, March 28. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
MESSRS. WILKINSON, MIKCIUS, & LAVENDER'S REPORT. WAGGA WAGGA, MAY, AND SYDNEY* Wainra Wainru. March '2£. Fat Stock.— The Sydney market has, during the last week, slightly impruved, and altogether shows a firmer tone. There is very little outside speculation taking place, as dealers do not care to operate at the prices asked by holders, which arc really higher than they can nctt in the Metropolitan markets after paying ex penses. Store Cattle are still almost a drug 011 the market. We do not anticipate much alteration in this class of stock until next spring. Store Sheep.—' We have some large buyers still un supptied, but it is vcrv difficult to get buyers and sellers to agree as to value. Our sales have been 2200 ewes (in lamb) for Mr, F. R. Godfrey, of Pcvenscy, to Messrs. Gibson and Haylock; and 0000 wethers' and weancre for Mr. A. I.andalc, of Dencliquii* station, to Mr. A. Wilsod, of Corce, (in conjunction with Messrs. W. and J. Raleigh.)
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE REPORT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE KEPOllT. Wednesday, March 2G. I Messrs. H. GoLDswioron and Cn. report VS 00J : | Wc did not hold an auction sale, the quantity forwnrd being very limited. English telegrams aro a little more favourable. Sheepskins : Market well supplied, I and we report satisfactory sales. Crossbred meet with 1 but languid inquiry. We quote butchers' green skins up to 2s 3d eacli ; do dry do, Is 8d do : dry skins, in fcrior to medium, 3d to M per lb ; do, n.cdium to superior, fid to OJd. Hides : We report a steady market, and a fair demand for superior lots. Calf skins arc scarcely saleable, and inferior lots arc difficult to dispose of. Ox hides realise from 15s to 24s caeh; cow' hides, 10s to 14s do ; Victorian salted, 2.Vd to 3id | per lb ; New Zealand, 3d to 4d do. Tallow' : Market very weak, and at our auction sale held yesterday most of the host local brands were withheld. ' Country lots and u few local brands realised as follows— Mutton, 1 £27 to £30 per ton ; beef, ...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 29 March 1879
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. Wednesday, March 20. rat Cattle.— supply 22/0 head, winch necessitated two days' sale. About 1300 passed the hammer, and the remainder will be offered to-morrow. Those to band, including some prime quality aud heavy-weights. Sales dull throughout, especially for middling aud inferior, and prices show a reduction of from 10* to 15s. Prime bullocks (heavy-weights) sold at from £8 10s to £10 17s Od; good do., from £7 to £8; second do., from L5 to £0 ; inferior, from £3 10s ; cows sold from £2 10s to £5 10s, according to quality. Messrs. Powers, Rutherford, and Co. sold— 40 prime heavy bullocks, from the westward, at an average of £X0 2s Gd; 60 for A. Patterson, at £5 10s Od ; 00 for T. J. Rosslter, bullocks at £5 15s, cows at £2 Os ; 10 bullocos for S. Swan, at £8 2s 7d ; 21 bullocks for W. E. Power, at £0 Is 8d ; and 6 bullocks for Mr. Poole, at £6 10s. Messrs. Pkck, Hl'dsox, and Raynor have sold 270 for Messrs. liUvorthy, Williams, Carr, Gray, Harper, MfC...