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MELBOURNE MEMS. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] March 13, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 20 March 1869
MELBOURNE MEMS. [t'KOM OUR OWN OORHISSrONDEKT.] March 13, 1809. THE Dulce of Edinburgh liaa left us. Good society is of course tearfully tremulous-and Victorian-blue blood bewails itself while the daily papers teem with accounts of the presents, "remembrances," and thoughtful at tentions bestowed by H. R. H. upon all sorts of people. The Prince left Toorak shortly after noon on Monday morning last, and drove in one of his Excellency's carriages to Sand ridge. The road was crowded with persons who cheered vigorously as lie passed. Sand ridge was decorated with flags and the picra and houses were black with people. Just as the Dulce reached the landing stage, Mr. Moubrny, the mayor, rushed forward and on bolialf of the Melbourne citizens wished him a pleasant voyage. He then went down the steps to the Pharos, which-gaily decorated with bunting and containing a number of in invited guests-was lying alongside. Tlio little steamer then made for the Galatea amid much cheering. When on boa...
IMPOUNDING. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 20 March 1869
IMPOUNDING,?. AT COOTAMUNDRY, 011 5tli March, from Cucumla, by order of P. J. O'Donnell, Esq. : -Red bullock, roan belly, off ear marked, g;13 conjoined off rump.-Also, same day, from Upper Cootamundry, by Mr. T. G. Giles :-Brown horse, D off shoulder, saddle marked.-Also, same day, from Stockin bengie, by order of superintendent:-Bay mare, MK conjoined near shoulder, JSJ over 5 under near saddle, faint brand like WC off shoulder, broken ; grey mare, NG over GS near shoulder, broken. To bo sold on 1st April. AT JCTGIONG, on 4th March, from Bun darbo, by order of the Messrs. Lee Brothers : -Black and white working bullock, ears marked, like DS and triauglo near ribs and rump.-Also, on the Cth, from the Point station, by Mr. M. Ross :-Chcsnut horse, bald face, docked tail, broken, FG off shoul der, grey spot on near hip ; dark bay or light brown horse, broken in, aged, MD near shoulder.-Same date, from Cooney's Creek, by Mr. J. Lloyd :-Bay mate, star, largo G near shoulder, collar-mar...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 20 March 1869
GENERAL NEWS. MAN LOST IN THE BUSH FOR TWENTY EIGHT DAYS.-We have just heard (says tlic Clarence Examiner) of an almost unparalleled instance of the length of time in which a man lost in the bush in Australia was able to subsist, and though picked up in a very emaciated condition, is now under the care of Dr. Croft, in a fair way of recovery. The name of the unfortunate wanderer is Allen George Ansell, who had been engaged in shearing in New England, and was en route to the Clarence River, when, after leaving Major Parke's, situate at Guy Fawkcs, on the Arinidale Road, lie got off the track, and was lost in the bush for the period above named, during which time Ansell subsisted on wattle-gum, sarsaparilla leaves, and a Jew lizard, and was ultimately picked up on the sea coast, seven miles from Mr. Devlin's station, in a very exhausted state, by Mr. William Hazard, who attended to his wants, aud forwarded him to South Grafton, when Mr. William Cowan kindly took liira in. Ansell had g...
LOCAL INTELIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 20 March 1869
. LOCAL INTELfiGffiNCE. HVTAL ACCIDENT.-On &lt;io I3th instant, « melancholy accident occurPd at Narandera, by which two Chinamer lost tlieir lives. On Saturday evening last,* Chinaman named Charles Ling, a cook of IX George Whitta ker, of Gillenbah, went icbss the I'iver to Narandera (which is ininfcdiately opposite) and at about half past OI^L o'clock was rej_ turning, and called aci.i^ the water for another Chinaman, naiad Ah Choo (a gardener at Gillenbah) 'ofetch a canoe for him. This All Choo jnunediataly did and the two imfovUiite men pushed off into the river to vpiin the Gillen bah bank. Immediately 'tterwards shrieks for help were heard, and a lan named Piere Mont, a Bengalee (mate 4 Charles Ling) most intrepidly swam out II '".he dark to en deavour to save liis friend but saw only his hands uplifted for a momat as the unhappy man sank to rise no inorl Nothing was soon of Ah Choo at all. OnSunday the 14th, search was made for the 'odies by Senior constable Foley, ac...
WAGGA WAGGA POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, MARCH 19. (Before F. A. Tompson and G. Mair, Esqs., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 20 March 1869
i WAGGA WAGGA POLICE COURT. r.rt : - * : FRIDAY, MARCH 19. (Before F. A. Tompson and G. Mair, Esqs., J.P.) DRUNKENNESS.-Ann M'Cartliy pleaded guilty to the above charge, and was cautioned and discharged. DESERTING AN ILLEGITIMATE CHILD. James Reynolds, charged with deserting liis illegitimate child, consented to pay the sum of 10s. weekly for its maintenance, and was further ordered to pay costs of court, 5s. 6(1.. and professional costs, £1 lis, 6d.
THE TURF. ST. PATRICK'S DAY RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 20 March 1869
; THE! TURF". ST. rATRIClv'8 DAY KAO'H MEETING. TJIIS meeting passed off ratliurqiiiotly. Tha state of tlio times had .a Very pcrceptiblo offect on tlio attendance, which Was much smaller than the good Saint has bean accus tomed to see on similar occasions. However, those who did attend were Well rewarded for their trouble. The weather was magnificent, and the racing, generally speaking, very good. With one exception, all the events were well contested, there Wore no disputes, and, a rare thing on a country courso, whore the favorite amusement seems to be to try who is the greatest proficient in the art of reckless riding, no accidents. The grand stand was not very extensively patronised, notwith standing the reduction of the charge aud the admirable catering of Mr. Callaghan. There was little or no betting, those sportingly inclined' preferring to trust to luck in sweeps, rather than attempt the difficult task of spotting a winner. As the day wore on, and the elFcot of the snn, etc...
THE STATION AND THE FARM. CATTLE AND HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
' THE STA TlOy AND THE FARM. CATTLE AND HORSES. , A correspondent of tlie Qaeenslander thus discourses on our cattle and horses. Speaking of the celebrated " Cowpasture hei'd," he tells us " they were old-fashioned, coarse, added to partly by an importation now and then from the old country, but principally by little buffalo cows from India:-a sad lot to begin with-but have since improved and become even, till we may safely say now the Australian cattle, as a whole, are the best out of England, the result simply of our graziers having, with rare exceptions, stuck to one type-viz., the shorthorn, many scions of the most famous short horn herds of England having been imported by our rich cattle holders, quite regardless of expense. Our horses, on the contrary, give a totally opposite result; and though, we may honestly boast that we have many very fine animals, yet the bulk of the Aus tralian horses are the veriest three cornered, cow-hearted duffers in crea tion, possessing neither s...
GOLDEN YOUTH. (From the New York Round Table.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
GOLDEN YOUTH. fFrom, the New York Sound Table.) IN the first place, it may be asked in wliat respect a young man is superior to one of any other age. Physically, he is the in ferior of the man whose strength and vitality have attained their maximum ; mentally, he cannot compare with the middle-aged or the old, either in learn ing or experience. His mind, as well as his body, is in a gristly state. He is but an overgrown child, whose tastes for. toys and sugar-plums has trans formed itself into desires not so inno cent but scarcely loss infantile. The juvenile faults have been enlarged into manly vices. Women and horses oc cupy him instead of sweetmeats and playthings. The innocence of child hood has worn off, leaving only the foolishness which he does his best to hide by the affectation of a knowledge of the world ; and he spends his time in pursuits which, when not absolutely vicious, are profitless to the world and to himself. As to his mental capacity, it is of the smallest. It i...
VARIATIONS ON "ENOCH ARDEN." (To the Editor of the Pall Mall Gazette.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
VARIATIONS ON "ENOCH ARDEN." C To the Editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, ^ j SIR,-The incident you have quoted as a " singular variation on the ' Enoch Arden' romance " reminds me of an older one, to which you will per haps allow me to call attention as an authentic example of the most moral, raanly, English, and constitutional be haviour, under such "tolerable and riot-to-be-borne"" circumstances. It is mentioned in Lyson's "Environs'" as from an entry in the parish register of Bermondsey, A.D. 1604 : " The forme of a solemn© vowe made betwixt a man and his wife, Laving bene long absent, through which occa sion the woman beinge married to : another man [he] tooke her again as i follow etli : "THE MAN'S SPEACH.-' Elizabeth, my beloved wife, I am right sorie that I have so long absented mysealfe from fchee, whereby thou shouldst be occa sioned to take another man to be thy husband. Therefore I do now vowe and promise, in the sighte of God and this companie, to take thee againe as mine ...
TO A LITTLE LADY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
TO A LITTLE LADY. ? Where anything abounds, "iva find. . That nobody will have it, But where there's little of the sort, i Don't all the people crave it? If wives are evils, as 'tis known, ; And wofally contest, The man that's wise will surely own ,, A little one is best. The God of Love's a little wight, And beautiful as thought: Thou too art little, fair, and bright, And every thing-in short. Ah, happy girl! I think thee so, For mark the poet's son" " Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long.1'
SELECT POETRY. "QUI SAIT AIMER, SAIT MOURIR." BY DORA GREENWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
SELECT POETRY. QUI SAIT AIMELL, SAIT MOURIR.' BY DORA GREEJTWEI-L. *' I burn my soul away ! " So spake the Rose, and. smiled ; " within my cup , / All day the sunbeams fall ia flame, all, day They drink my sweetness up !" " I sigh my soul away !" ' . The Lily said; "all night the moon beams pale Steal round and round me, whispering in their play. An all too tender tale!" " I give my soul away J" _ The Violet said; "the West wind wanders oil, : The Nortli wind comes; I know not what they say, i .U . And yet my soul is gone J" Oh, Poet, burn away ... Thy fervent soul! fond Lover at tne feet Of her thou lovest, sigh dear Christian, pray, And let the world be sweet 1
ETTERSHANK, EAGLESTONE, & Co's. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
ETTF.RSHANK, EAOLRSTONE, & Co'3. REPORT. FAT CATTLE.-The supply tliis week has baen'agam in excess, with little or no im provement as regards quality generally. .Prices ruled almost equal to last week's rates, with, if anything, a slightly down t^iulency. tfood quality realised IMi per 100 lbs. Fat SHEEP.-The supply this week has been very limited, the principal part of those coming forward being ill the dealers' hands, from whom the trade have had to get their supplies. Prices, however, have not shown any improvement, owing, no doubt, to the expected arrival of several lots direct from the producers. Good quality wethers may be quoted at Ss to 9s. STORE STOCK.-Wo have no alteration to report under this head. There are inquiries for first-class bullocks and spayed cows, and also for maiden ewes and large-framed wethers for fattening. We anticipate higher rates, and a brisk demand, immedi ately after the first good fall of rain. Our Melbourne firm, by telegram, 17th March, 18...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
AD VERTISJitfEXTS. Wanted FOR WIDGIEYVA HOME .STATION, first week in April, a MARRIED COUPLE (witli a useful Boy preferred), the man to be a good Cook, and to milk, the woman to aot as Laundress and manage the daily. . Apply to C. A. SOGNIES, ; Wagga Wagga. March 20, 1869. Wanted, A GENERAL SERVANT; immediately! Good References. Apply at !tho'\6ffice of this Journal;'.'"- \: i ?( -hT ''.en uib A f.-j (-Waatediirfei/iKjc^^lfe), GOO D G E NE R AL ]' SM'IT H > ? : -;Appiy; to'^ A.'H; i ^EBB; ,'j ^Commercial Hotel,! Gundagai; A ?. i Wanted. ., FEMALE SERVANT. Apply, at,.the Store of . ... , .' , ii-'vj ii'i GEORGE FORSYTH & 00^ "',. ; Wagga Wagga. ^ , To Fencers. ! v j WANTED, FENCERS, with or.without 'TEAMS, for BRUSH FENCING; Apply to JOHN MACPHERSON, - ' v Temora, Morangerell, ; ?.Young.-'; St. John's Church, Wagga Wagga. NOTICE is hereby given that the. usual YEARLY MEETING of tlio SEAT HOLDERS AND SUBSCRIBERS will be held in the Church on EASTER TUESDAY EVENING, ,30th ma...
MESSRS. GOLDSBROUH BURT, AND CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
MESSRS. GOLDHBROUII BURT, AND CO'S. REPORT. FAT CATTLE,-Prices again a little easier, the market being well supplied, with cattle of more "than average good quality, which, addddiio the abundance of sheep, has operated against any advance in price. We quote prime bullocks at fii to 11. FAT SHEEP. - Although only about 2000 sheep \h»ve been offered to the trade direct from the grazier, prices are still easy, and competition limited, in consequence of the extraordinary low prices at which mutton is careased at the Abattoirs, l|d for best quality all this week. We have sold, this ?week, -706 (Darley's), 6s Gd to 8s 6d ; 700 . (Yeoman's), per steamer from Maitland, .at 8s. STORE CATTLE.-Numerous inquiries every day for bsth cows and bullocks. 30 Hunter-stroct, 18th March.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
. UIMP0 U2?DIN0S. . , . «. : AT COOTAMUHDRY, on 12th March. :--Bay horse, CO over O near Blioulder, DOC off shoulder, near hip down, star, saddle marked ; brown mare, doelted tail, W oVer JB near shoulder, AP sideways over M over AH oft" shoulder, star, saddle-marked, shod on fore feet; bay mare, It sideways over 11 near shoulder, 2 near thigh, CH off shoulder, star, broken ; bay hoiVse, small star, collar marked, shod all round, 0 and a blotch brand like 2 near shoulder; bay horse, TB off shoulder, B off ribs, broken ; grey marc, - with Tit over aud P over J eoujoined under off shoulder, collar marked, lialter round the nock; chesnut mare, A (writing capital) upside-down near shoulder, H over like T off shoulder, star, docked tail, . broken ; bay colt, FC near shoulder; black mare, j[B con joined in circle near shoulder and neck, Star, unbroken ; bay boree, 0 over A conjoined near shoulder, It near rump, . star, saddle marked ; roan bullock, ears marked, JN off ? rump and' ribs ;r ...
MUDGEE. MESSRS. CROSSING AND COX'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
MUDGEE. MESSRS. CROSSING AND COX'S-REPORT.' FAT CATTLE.-The market has been mode rately supplied, the quality not having been nearly so good as those offered for the past few weeks. Taking, however, weight and quality into consideration, prices real ised have bean fully equal to late quota tions, which is likely to be the case for some length of time, in consequence of the protraetecl drought. Our sales have been 40 head mixed sexes, 78s to 139s; 41, do., 85s to 119s. FAT SIIEEP.-We have to report the market bare of good quality, which we attributo in a great measure to the difficulty in tra velling, and consequent loss of condition whilst en route for market. Prime lie ivy wedders may be quoted fls to 10s ; medium 5s 6d to 7a (id. "Wo sold 200 ewes 5s 4d 5a Gtl ; 32 lambs 6s to Gs 4d. STORES.-Pending more rain, the demand is limited to small lots of cattle of suitable ages and description for paddocking, whilst for sheep there is much difficulty in effect in" sales even at the low ...
NEWS BY THE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
NEWS BY THE MAIL. Messrs. Browne and Eagle, wool ware house keepers, give the following particulars of the importation of colonial and foreign wool into Great Britain in 1SGS and previous years The total quantity received last year from the colonies was 033,512 bales, against 541,655 bales in ISO J, 455,019 bales in 1800, 432,975 bales in iSliS, 372,8S1 bales in 1804, and 310,633 bales in 1SG3. Comparing 1SGS with 191)3, there has been an increase of more than 100 per cent, in the total import of wool, the heaviest relative augmentation being in New Zealand descriptions. The re ceipts of foreign wool, including goat and alpaca, into the ports of London, Liverpool, JElull, and Grimsby in ISliS amounted to 230,233 bales against 237,197 bales in 1S(?7. Tf!E Leeds Mercury speaks of the collapse of the claim of the Tichborne baronetcy? and estates. The Australian "Sir Roger," ac cording to this paper, has disappeared from England, ''and the information which has been received of his move...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 24 March 1869
GENERAL NEWS. Tin; Brisbane Courier of Saturday has tho following:-"6. H. Hall, SherifF's officer,' took " French leave" of his superiors some days ago, and has not yet returned. About tho same timo a sum of public money, of which tho amount is not precisely known, also disappeared. Between £200 and £400 is missing, but as certain books and papers have pone too, the sum lost caii only bo guessed at at present.-Herald. TKB HAUNTS OK THE FLYING FOXES.-Wo ?have mucli pleasure in stating (says tho Singleton Timet) that one of the haunts of these unmitigated pests has at last been dis covered. We understand that the Messrs. Waddell, of Townhead, have, for the last eighteen months, embraced every' oppor tunity, both by personal adventure and by instructions given to others, to detect the hiding-places of tho (lying foxes, which havo committed such fearful ravages in the gar dens and orchards of this district for several seasons paBt, and as tlie3e creatures wero evidently becoming more an...