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MR GURDEN'S CONVERSAZIO [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
IRCGURDEN'SCONVERSAZIO E (Byv- ou DAsCI G RE-PORTER.) I don't know w'het?her' am treading ounthehallowed precincts of private life but as I was favored with an elegant note saying, ' Mr Gurden hopes to have the pleasure of seeing Mr - . at the Selection, on Friday I4th at 8 p.m." 1 went, and as it cannot be ex pected that a reporter although dressed in the orthodox swallow tail should be blind or deaf, or insensible to the good the gods provide, so having ate the good cheer and 'drank the generous wine, I feit it would be acting an un worthy par. in not giving as idea of how things can be done in the remote bush. When alighting from my trap I found myself one among many arrivals. The invitations haa been general, that is to say more partaking of a country gaterihg, than confined to a clique or. representing one class. You might meet a similar mixture of classes at a Governors ball. Our gentlemanly host received us on the threshold, and sooni placed us au courant ae la maison. The ho...
(FROM THE AGE CORRESPONDENT). LONDON, 15th June. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
(FROM TIIE AGE CORRnESPONDENT). i Loxsox, 1lth June. It is officially announced that Lord Salisbury, acting on behalf of Great Britain, C and Count Schouvaloff, on behalf of Russia, n signed an agreement on the 30th May last, t which England and Russia are willing to I accept in case the English and Russian delegates at the congress disagree, thus en suring permanent peace between the two countries. The leading features of this agreement have become known. Lord i Salisbury deprecates too much interference t with the independence of Turkey, but l states that England will not forcibly con test the cession of Bessarabia, Batoum, or those portions of Armenia of which con quest has been made. England, however, undertakes to protect Turkey against the further extension of the Russain frontier in Asiatic Turkey. The question with reference to the Dar danelles remains unchanged. Bulgaria is entirely excluded from the agreement, and all questions relating to the future of European Turkey are...
M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
i M.U.I.O.O.F.-The half-yearlyelec tion of officers of the Loyal Kerang Lodge, Eendigo district, took place on Monday night last,with the following re. sult :--J. W. Taverner, Grand Master; G. Taverner, Noble Grand; J. Cullen, Vice Grand; J. H..Uren, Secretary. ' A nephew of Livingetone,.tt great African explorer, has been killed at Castlemalne by falling down the shaft of the mine in which he wsu rokwing.
(PER THE MERCHANT SHIPPING AND UNDERWRITERS' ASSOCIATION, LIMITED.) LONDON, June 13 [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
(PER-TIlE. MERCHANiT SIIPIN'G AND UN DEwRRITrERS' ASSOCIATION, LIMITED.) LONDOx, June 13 Arrived.--Ensign, barque, from Port Pirie, January 31 ; Drinpark, ship, from Port Pirie, February 12; West York, barque, from Wallaroo, February 4 ; Zo roya, barque, from Adelaide, February 18; Crownthorpe, barque, from Napier, March 7 ; Antares, barque, from Lyttleton,MIarch 26.
CANARY ISLAND. June 17th, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
CANAlY ISLANdD. (raoa. A cOBdsaP.staa ) June l7th, 1A71. The inhabitants of Canary Island have just had a great boon' conferred on them, in the shape of a mail twice a week from Durham Oz. :There -re also two half time schools pro. ,mi.ed'as soon as the sites are proclaimed, There is at present a school held at Mr Vear's, a selector on the Island. ,Rain was much wanted here, the l.te crops are not showing well ; in some instances the farmers hare had to saw a second time. The grass seems better here than at many other places. There are a great many complaints about sle t res not getting their leases as soon as they would wish. i It is thought by the inhabitants around this locality, that Keang could do with one doctor, and let them have t-e other at Durham Ox, at any rate the w ,nt of a doctor is felt, a very bad case of diptheria having occurred at Dur= ham Ox, the patent having to be taken to Sandhurst, and a great deal more sickness in the neighbourhood has also occurred.
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
Thieroe wa an? ordination servie at, Jines Protestanmt CCatbedlra inn 11e16 61, Snaday iorning, when thereo00 e dained by theo Iishlop of M? were uo office of the priestlhood:--tile P~ers tot cGritton Veal, of Rhswowrth n ei'ad., Green, of Stratford; an d t . Wfilli --Messrs James Bailey Sharp F Lawson Wilson, and Arthur'a Harding, B.A. ur Frederi The Minister of public Works consultation with his colleagues, has de mined to reduce the rate of age has gie the St. Kilda and Carlton relief iorenl a Gs;and GsO d a day to 5s. T7isorill e a larger number of men to be taken The gang at the St. ilda works pibea creased to 200, and at Carlton to 1205 reduction of wages comes into o, from Mlonday. c The other afternoon a Chinaman an into a bootslihop in High street, Mlan. a borough, yith a pair of new boots n [ lhis arm, and asked the owner to re tlhe nails thait were stickiing u1 t)hro Le e soles. " Him welly bad, hurtem me muchee," said John, with a face that pl§ s ly showed' he knew what ...
LOCAL LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
LOCAL LAND BOAXD. SBoard ll be held in the Lnl dFriday nes, June 28. when ho?e ?lications illbe dealt with:- cr aeng a, part of J Clayton's ' "t"iKersng 40aO, adjoining l?re rt y ao fl! 3193, ad joining T H aley selction _ o. 319 ?'7 arr " y s9la, of Langford'a 19th Loddon 319a, N of Tull's '?ol?s 3193, situate between ssand J E ail' a 5ait NL of and adjoicning lali t lu rrsbit ,, • " " " hnoldigurra it 1l.a I1 of J Byren's aId o rabnit 207a t o W Wat -9.h ec on 240a S of blue. oddL t ay tiel DartOU L" aN of H M -d jol Datagok 320r, .N of D e y r1le 190', N of Whitfield's a II le y -r g' -k 8 "20 s , N o f a n d a d - " rr Ic Drr .gbok .203Oabetween Wool stre, head " Lak - and m ain road . pe' thL- ihur -19;SSOf\ W jilby's a-e "Grd-in 320, S of W C Lester't 2 Ge :eIgwin 200, E dt A Wodagh's e?se" G^rdg-ina 3"0a, B and adjoining sat 0G:cewi 2942, N of T Foy'a S.oer 5rah Korrak 320, N of and I sne t lahrro :9th see ? ,nnc a; orr. k K-rrg k Sa, S of IV end i on-in Korrakl :Coa, S of Cn...
THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN V. EIGHTEEN OF BATLEY. LONDON, June 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
TILE AusJTALIAN EI,;EVE r. EcoirrEEsN OF BATLEY. LONDox, June 10. The Australian Eleven commenced a match to-day against eighteen of Batley (West Riding of Yorkshire). When the stumps were drawn the Australans had two wickets down for S1. BEmRL-, June 12. The Congress of representatives from the several European powers will meet at two o'clock to-morrow, and will then probably adjourn until Monday. In the interval the interchange of ideas between Prince Bis marck, Lord Beaconsfield, and Count Andrassy will favour a prompt settlement of the various questions to be considered at the Congress. The Crown Prince has received the en voys. Loxnox, June 12. George V., ex-King of Hanover and Duke of Cumberland, is dead. IIe was first cousin of the Queen. The Australian mails via San Francisco, which left Sydney 25th April, have been delivered. . The Orient steameni Garonne, which left Melbourne on 11th May,reached Aden yes 'terday' In the match Australian Eleven against Eighteen of Battley, ...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. ALBANY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
ARRIVAL OF - cr THE ENGLISH MAIL. tl S AL.?AY, 'Friday. ! The followirngitS a ssummary of the news Io by the R.M.S. Assam, which arrived at ° 'ILosDox,.May 10. The Prince of Wales arrived in Paris on, ll the 20th ult., and devoted the interval- be-' ei twreen that and the opening day to an in- a spection of the Exhibition. On the 30th, accompanied by the Crown l'rince of Ger- o many, Prince Bismarck, and the Dukes of a Manchester and- Sutherland, "the Prince paid special attention to the colonial courts, b with the complete conilition of which lie Ih expressed himself highly gratified. He is n said to have greitly delighted the colonials p by holding out to them the prospect of o a not distant -visit to the antipodes. ? On Saturday the Victorian Commissioner, q gave a banquet. at the Hotel de Louvre I in anticipation of the approaching depar ture of the IIlon J. J. Casey, the president 1 of the Conunission.----Among the distin- v guished guests were Vicomte Tisserinec de o Bort, Min...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
WANTED. I Alk 'ID Patirs to Tranier for the ercc tion of 'Sle Yar!s at Mount Pyramid, r far L. Moephe, san and C,: Plnos a rpecifica l tion an be in pecte ; at Mr Thoman Wsatsou'sa ab Pyramid Hot 1. The lowest or a.tv tender not ye necessarily aecepteu. b61 of fo. ' AN|'ED KNOWN thatJ. ~ UREN is clearing out his Ready. and Own ap Made Boots and Shoees a: unprecededlly low ml pices.-lower even than. Sandhurst .pri e-t as Childrens Boots almo't riven away. Do.. forget-TIRES SIIILLINGS IN 'THE TOUND Saved 'tu5m W Ar TEI KNOW . A qnmtity of Galvanized Corrugated Iron slightly dsmaaed, on Sale Cheap Lara Lime always on-hand. .EINE .r niANDT TIHIBER .?ARD & SAW tMILL', ecm4en • High street, Sandhurst SAN TED K NOW N. F? GEO. ADAMS is the only Authoriied AGENT in KEItANG and -District for the Celebrated SINGER'S Sewing Machines. Shuttlee, Neodles, Cottons, *Oils, ond :Dpli cates, always on hand. Repairs done. Lessons given. 'Tame pay.neuts. NO-T.ICE. £2 ireward. - LOST on the 3rilh...
The Kerang Times AND SWAN HILL GAZETTE. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. KERANG, JUNE 21, 1878. RAILWAY EXTENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
AND SwAt HILL GAZETTE. enDLis ?rn 1 EEIKLT. KERANG, JUNE 2i, r878. : RAILWAY EXTENSION. Is constructing new lines of railway, when done for public and not for party purposes, the object sought 'is to 'ac commodate the greatest. number of inhabitants at the lowest possible cost. This is a good rule to work to, and if it is carried out in a proper manner, casting aside all leanings towar.ds per sonal feelings, cannot fail to be.. pro ductive of good to the community. It would greatly assist the Minister of Railways for the time. being if the -various railway leagues would ;adhere to this rule, and not, as is generally the case, support some particular line be cause they happen.to have property.in that locality.. Instead of assisting the Minister to arrive at a thorough know ledge of the district, their actions go a long way' towards misleading him. Perhaps not .at all times .intentionally, but from taking a jaundiced view of tieir own importance,'they cannot see the wants of others. T...
IMPOUNDINGS [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
S IMPOUNDINGS - Raywood -Impounded at Raywood: by Mr J. Te.gue.-Red a:d white cow, indescrib bl braid near rump. mi.ht be EI conjoined. By the bcrdsman--R-d and white steer calf off ear marked, no visible brands. If enot cl-imed and expenses paid; to b* sold on 3rd July,la73. J F Wil oughby, poundkeeper. Chtila:len' th~at:icals should have iarental supervisi'n (s'ys he tWoild.) At sime coun try house the otatr day, where the children hbd .ome theatri.sls tae scene want :hus : - a knight crus.d'r. , fter tqu years' absence at the war. ` See, dear,'? he sa?s to his wife,- ' e te h-,nors and d corartlos I have at talne 1.. ".Thrice wIlcome my lord " answers hie tiny arouse. " ' ~Lo.' holding up a. cur Itin, e?howrng hr ten dolls, the smnalest in the tradle. ' Lok, I t o have npt bhenoidle."
A REMARKABLE REMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
A RBEMAtIt\K BLE REIEDY. A man in a neighboring town having heard that the ague could be cured by crawling head first down stairs when the chill is coming on. tried it Fri fay. He felt the dreaded approach of the shake, and dropped on his hands and kners st'nttd down thefront stairs- Just as he started two old ladies came u? on the stoop to consult his wife in regard to shipping seven hund.ed neck-tie to the poor tof New York. and it no hoppened that when the door o en d he lost his balatc. a" d tame down upon the it like an avalanche with spokes in it, and le!iat, they could even think of saving thermseivs the enemy wat a-" o:g :h- m, ad d the next ins tant a horaib'e mixture of hl-.tanity and cloth went revolving nc-oss the sidewalk and intr. the street, to the unmixed astonishment Gf the neishb.trs, and to the unconcealed disgust of the participant,. But it curel him.-Dan bury News.
THE MEDITERRANEAN FLEET. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
THE MEDITERRANEAN FLEET. "PSome important changes" (says :he Daily News) "are to be made.in the Mediterranean, Admiral Riee,. the so perintendent of Malta dockyard, who by virtue of this appointment is ' second in command in the Mediterranean,' will be succeeded by Rear-Admiral Luard. upon whom will devolve tire responsible duty rf keeping in repair the large feet *or ironcleds.tow in those waterq.: As there aieno flewer than fiheen armoured res sele unJepr the commandel in.-hlief Vie A'mirat Bornby, at. this moment, at d these require dockin -at least once a year, Mahayard ihas during the -past 12 month or so presented more activity than either Chatiham or Portsmouth. Admiral Lord Jouhn Hay, inscommand of the four vessels that recently formed the.. Channel squadron, but-are now part ofl ?e Mediter. ranianfleet, becomes, like Admiral R-nus, a vice-admiral, end will continue to serea under Admiral Hornby until further or ders.Captain &r William Hewitt, CO.B who commands the A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
P, IIOFISSION--. . SOLTltO i c., OF TilF: SIEIE COURTS OF VICTORIA .AD; LNEW SOUTH WALES n ,I5U?FiSIER of hSU~iER-IB COU[I lS 'toria, South.lusatlia, ew Zeanld, forTakin t, Fl':-r ?L.L L, SA' NTIUi1jST. -tratin... left tr?tli ?T C. r?I'-' bt, KCrKng. IRS A. SHELLEY, i -p'?lI. OF 31R II1UDD.E , F S to nnnonno that sle nives instruction on thio Pinoforte, at her residence, Ke .Terlls monlerte. " HOTELS. ERA?(G jOTEL.: qN CULLEN, PROPRIETOR. to ST Wl1ES AND SPIRITS TN STOCK. j ad.conunolntltn for Travellers. Civility and noderante chlarges. J. i. - AVER.NER, CO1MMERCIAL HOTEL, eRl-.t NG, EGS;to notify that throun h the large in ) crease in buinress he is now making largo ition tohiprlnrise.tnn. willtcontinue to p1y first class hotel acconmmodation. RID 1ý O TEL, L'UPIER KElANCG. D. M'INTYR.E, PROPRIETOIR. First-class .IAcurnoodatlion. Good stablling. heB-t Brands of "Win,? :sud Spirits and Fi t Ale and Porter kept for cuntomlrs. LB E R T I 0 T O E L, I.CIUI: s.Turi:, SuouIIUrIIT. MATTH...
DURHAM OX. TUESDAY, June 18. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
DURHAM OX. : (Irox ouoS OwS ConnaRSPosaNtj ID h TO?sDAY, June 1I. '- . We have hitherto been highly favor' a ed in our comparative immunity from: _ disease of a serious nature, but I am sorry to have to report that several go' persons in our neighbourhood are suf- go fering from some affection of the throatit and in one case, that of a fine strong girl of sixteen years of age, (the daugh ter of Mr J. Stranger), the disease has had a'fatal terminatio. . to 'There is urgent necessity for. a' medical manin this district, the high. fee demanded by the medical pract i- a cioners of the neighboring towns for a _ kind of flying Visit, effectually debars poor people from obtaining medical Y aid, and even those who are not quite l destitute of means shrink'from 'th ex- - penditure.,untilthe disease assumes a dangerous formh .In some cases pa tients are taken to b nglewood or Ke- 7' rang tor advice, and surely in most c..ses a patient must surl'er a great deal - from the journey, if it does n...
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. "The heavy 'rains of the last week Will do great good in all' the nevly-settled district§s both in softening the iirgin soil fori plough ing,u nd bringing forth the'wheat already sown'very rapidly in its growth, especiallyv if we have any'genial weather and suinshine G afterwards. The gras too will improve, and G altogether in the Bendigo district and along _ the.Loddon the effects will'be most benefi- ~ cial. . From thuOGeelong Advertiser we learn that the crops in the Bellarine district are' looling exceedingly well; the late frosts have in no way affected them. Grarsisfast springing, add there is.at present abundance of food for cattle. According to appearances, the onion crop in the district referred to, promises to equal, if not surpass, any of pre vious seasons. The crops in the Lara, Little River, and Cowie's Creek districts are now in a very forward state, looking more vigor ous, in fact; tha&n for miiany years at this season. The LancefIeld Exami...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Sandhurst, Thursday, 6.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
LATEST t'l LL sIGENC . , ?V ELCTKIC TELEGRAPH (FROM OUR OWN CORRREPONDENT) Sandhurst, Tliursdi., 6.30 p.m. Eleven English gentlemen beat the Australians, niaking r39 runs in one innings'; the Australians scoring 75 in their first and 63 in their second in nings. Midwinter was the highest scorer, with 26 runs. Steele took eleven wickets; Grace and Boyle seven each. Mason has been returned for South Gippsland with a majority of 50 over Crossley, and z2o over M'Lellan. Gaunson has lost his deposit. At the Treasury Pearcewas presented by the Government with a gold watch; suitably inscribed. The English mail steamer has arrived in the Bay. John Treacy, of the Terricks, is in- solvent; amountL 34o. Great Extended Hustlers Tribute No..'I get £2,000 ofo the prospecting vote; Nell Gwynne £i,ooo.
THE LOCH ARD WRECK. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 June 1878
THE LOCH ARD WRECK. A telegram from Camperdown, dated 10th June, in the Age, says:- "A person just returned from the coast, reports that a the purchasers of the wreck have reached &nbsp; the scene of operations. Very little of the &nbsp; wreck originally saved remains, most of it having been broken up and carried to sea &nbsp; during the late gale. The three bodies pre- viously seen are still floating about the cliffs; &nbsp; but although several endeavours have been &nbsp; made to recover them, they were unsuccess- ful. Another body and a quantity of wreckage are reported as having been seen in the Blowhole-a large hole, about a quar- ter of an acre in extent-four hundred yards inland, with inaccessible sides, similar to the &nbsp; cliffs on the coast, with which it commune- &nbsp; cates through a tunnel. The water in the &nbsp; BIlowhole is so inaccessible that nothing can be recovered from it. The wreckage seems &...
RECEPTION OF MR CASEY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 28 June 1878
•RECEPTION OF MR CASEY. The adjourned meeting for the conside ration of the best steps to be taken for the reception of the lion. J. J. Casey, upon his return to this district to visit his constitu ency, took place on Saturday in the Eagle hawk Town Hall. There was a pretty good attendance. Amongst the gentlemen pre sent were M3essrs Graham, Gillingham, Britt, Lester (secretary,) Crowther, Morris, Cook, Brown, Rundell and Kirkwood, (chairman.) After the object of the meeting had been explained, A letter was read from the Darling and Loyal Catherine Lodges of Oddfellows, in answer to a letter from the secretary, re-i fusing to take action in the matter,as Odd fellows, but expressing their willingness to co-operate in their private capacity. A letter was also read from the secretary of the Marong Shire Council, suggesting that whatever steps were taken should be practical. The secretary stated that the Foresters' lodge objected to co-operate on the same grounds as the Oddfellows, exce...