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PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 18 February 1876
P Ai LI AMEN T. kEI~FAI lVE''lI ASSEMBITI,. Trespwa, I'FE]RUARSv ]. I. !The Speaker took the chair at half-past foUr o'clock. Sir. Cook, the incwly-elected lnlelr for Easl?t BJoolrke RIoroogho, wooas introdueCCd hr€ Mr. Berry anid Mr. M;ooro, alid, hlons siil) ?cleibed the iioiisl oath, took his seat Ielilld tile Opposition front blceohes. 'iTAl'CEIENT ON IIEIIALF OF TII el'pOSITiON. Sir James l'Collocli having i eoed tllhat the lHouse go iiito Commnittce of ellpply, • MIr. Berry rose anld said that le Iehad no isl tention to offer aiy opposition to the pcro posals of the Prciier--(heor, heri)--bit lie feltl himself callel upou to enter the solemn protect of the inmlhers of the Opposition to the whole conrse of proceedings oil thle part of the Governmcnt iluriiig the previous week. Not only was anll insual course taken in the introdnction of the new stoandiniig order, ,chich struck at the root of the lilicrties of Parliament, and plancd the minority at the mercy of the majority but ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 18 February 1876
(GOVRRNMENT ADTVRRTISEMENT. TJIRNDERS for AIdvertising the Lists of I Cascs to be heards by locl Lanld Boards will lie received at the Grown Lands Oficc, Melbourne, until ten o'clock a.n. on Friday, tho 25tli Febnriy instant, froee newsp-apero psiublislied or cirienlting its the followinig districts, vie. : Alexnadsr Campcrdowrin Kerang Mansfield Castlemnaine MIelsourne Jamieson Mailden Bcrwick Ararat Talbot Cranboioie Elmhurst Avoca Omeo Bairnsdale Maryhoroegli Sale Ballarot onnlly Boscdale Buninyong ilnglewood Palmcrston Beaufort ' Daylcsford Trlraalgon Gordoen Kysieton Sandhnrst Sesytscsdlle elincsc Seymiour [Iccchwortl! ceelonsg 1-eatlhcote Bright Colse Kilesre CiCthillters Rokesrood Itisuslhworth Ilutlhergls.. Meredith St. Arnaild Tarrawingce aIamilto n eseddcrsurn Wodoiga . Casterton Stawcll Yaekaisandand Portland Landhsborogh Benalia Belfast Wirr'nishbool Wiriiganstta Horsham Conditionis of tender may le olitained at any of the I)istriet Survey Offices. Di. CJL1LWS, Commissio...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 18 February 1876
\Wj: have anollnogat u .s, it appel, a. great political edolsoslist, o011, too, who is 5do termined isot to h1id(e lis light umler a iluslhel. W :ll11de to hil'. (JllAluESI BiUCrIAAN, one of the repr'esentatives foe the Wdering Iiiuliug' in tl, o Shire Council. This gentleusan has sullidenlly awoko to tile filet tilat the colonsy is rotrogeading, th3? it is virtlli "going to tile clogs," :a11d tilat tile only rcllnedy wlhichl ean he foulnd for this sihocking had state of aflfilrs is tihe resulll-ptionl of emigreation freun tile mothlr coulltry. The wokirldg 111an1, tihis wortly00 Coun cillor contelnds, is piid altogetler too hiigil for tile wcork 11e performs, "111 tla~t Victoria is, inl f~lot, a ?aradise fol' tile isdiorilg 1111n51. TRe alordliillgy, at tile Collllcil meetilng on \Vednesd'ay lltst tailedi 1 3llotioln tl'tlt tile Council peti tioll tile liovenellnelt to resumle tihe imliort:ationl of eluiganlts to tie colony. Otlher councllorl followeed sluit and11 filliy endlorseli...
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 18 February 1876
COMMERCIAL. MlliLBOUNlt E PRODUCE MARKET. \Wednesday Evening. Tile A ge report. :--The import markets continue to prceent anl exceedingly quiet aspect, traiinsactiio ieing still within a limitedl compass, lir,.;lstulli show no ap preciable chalng. \\':het is salable at tis 4d to 5is d.1, Ibags iniiiiiill.d, fl' good samples of nortlirn ; tran]saci'.ioni lhiCv taken place at these figures. Ul ,lrl' tihe haiiiiner a few lots were .cuiiitteil at N. :hi tN .'s 4d. Country . Jlour i:s novii n ,li ,i tt I I 7s lit to £11 lOs for :.,el | lill e laii. :i: it n.llt:.iel, a ismall lot was knocked I.w: ia i l ClI N1 . In feeding grnais. oaLts shlw tli, ecss, Iut iofferings are Slight, elel aot e illch Il::inless canll ie donlle in conscqllencec. :'izc it inactive, andl no ilealitng, have transp'iredl importers having none on hiand.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 18 February 1876
COAOHING. COBB AND CO'S ROYAL MAIL TELFEGRAPH LINE OF COACHES. nAY COACH CAMPERDOWN AND COLAC TO GEELONG. Day Coach leaves Camperdown every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9 a.m passing through Colac at noon, and reaching Geelong at 6 p.m. Return day coach leaves Cobb andt Co.'s Booking Office, Geelong every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 9 a.m. NIGHT M AlL. GEELONG TO WARRNAMBOOL AND BELFA ST. Daily, at 9.50 p.m., Saturdays excepted. With Branch Line to MORTLAKE, CAPAMIUT, PENS HURST, AND HAMILTON, T}sENCE TO MOUNT GAMB1ER AND ADELAIDE, ViA PENOLA, and all intermediate post townts, leaving Geelong every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. at 9.50 p.m. Coaches leave Cobb and Co's Booking Office, Geelong, daily (Saturday excepted). at 9.50 p.m. for Warmambool and Belfast, returning from Belfast daily (Saturdays ox cepted) at 10.30 a.m., on Sundays at 4 a.m. and from Warrnambool daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 1 p.m., on-Sundays at 6 a.m., from Hamilton every Monday, Wednesday, and Fri...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. February 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 18 February 1876
jISAIIA LXVI' IIV si",CI( 'c.IArKETI'. Febr'uary IS. XI CrlS. ()I ?f,1111 ElIl .011 )lo report : slNp I .lI':? ,., ?-. 1 , ,] I; hones.% I55 Ieadl of ;tt lI, oa'f III i40.% Ilhoroe..-liTe prini e~r3In::. ;\ I,,,,m'ri l0 Iilt,i inI medioni draghlf. .z]so l:rl lil:Ies f1.1ro te lI! nfl". ierlyk E-:.. Me1rl. 1-. \'n n il of which oddl h.ricoldy of, ;o Ies inalgig fromII. , I;1 to 42:;(l owr fI-al. iol lalll? ff11' ]llOlllooienlalerge o f £ 2 1 . 1 0' 0 il ,1 0111l1 1lot s fLo n IBirr ego rra an111 ( i l I,"! C1 1s1 clesdilut a0l1 good llrco, the leaniestf dr11 ts1 'a1n1'4 ;10 IoII'I, Lo c':lt~tlc.'8 T C A . h :g of lil sutois £36ts 1110 A·argo o~I~n ~i~olerlLt Ilsights nort 11ere 0100 10eared it: oetter priees flan 1ha00 ben ulg fonr '0110 tIlle, 0101. 1-folE 11rdi-I 11010 IaekllI?, t21 I.£21. \Vn' 111e rarely COx'erieieelf I;I1 lage a dlelmlidl, a1 ilever elesrehl a gloater lllllnlhlr of vallalllle anlialo inl nrle le.. The01 lorge l elan4 noy existing iser atoin to coiltinuoe Lor osn...
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. February 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 18 February 1876
(-l'ELON(; IAV\E ?ltlil'l,? MAll?ET. leblroary I-. --l'at 'sr tlt.--ISt heal ylaricdd, ranging from interior to priao a iualiy. Thecre was a modlraltlelto ' serl},iil f l to l" rldes, bIt prices av'r shalii ht~ltop iht, last wcck. W?e '.o~di for Mc7.r! '..l. \Vhiyt, M'iarshall, anid haulzf%:?|l.(:d it tip Is .i07 ]I.a (ld for COtS, anil CI'1 oa lid for htillodas. Fat, Sheep.-A loull .suplply, anot ,god ileoianot, prices being ticsller illt al·vor 'it sellers, colllp:trcd with tlih pievi?i s week. \\Ie ::ol for Mlessrs. .1 utiila I's bo, Oliti 701 prnime qoalily sed-r tin.. al. ! a ,i1 far wetlihra. aod Ss(lid for row'a; 19 e1wes aol wotmlirs, for 71r. IC. II 'lDoiiaatld, nilit, a;t, P and 'zs lil roapee li'ely •Il t ll oiltty snlly 'lier., for rllr. Tlhsa. attie.n I ltithin,i. ait lts ll 9 tfr n0ieritton, .llad I t 'l sor ro: :-bl Ii irst;an iio a grazior, llrq oweli-es a ; listseshe r niart it ro ales: lots!. 777. Fat 1 ralsv c. illll o , , osCelt at: a wzait iiituiOtiiii ini Iu'ic...
AN OFFICIAL OUTRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
AN OF1'1YJ[AL OUTILAGE. henclh justico may be slow, but it is renmarkably smure. In October a poor lunatic escaped from the asylmn nea; St. Omer, he was anl x-soldim', ndl his nitania was tIhe drlead of being shot. Thie sequel showed tbat madmuen can be occasionally right. i1e sought refuge in a kind of tower clhimnecy, and loosen lug thie bricks, keplt his would-be eani tors at bay for three days and t~wo nighb't. Persuasion, tihe vigourous use of thie ire-]lmose, narcotics in the food offlered linl, failid to dislodge hlim. At last the Sub-Pr?cfcc t and Sub-Public Prosecutor, decided to shoot him dlown. The luimtic rcceived four balls, anld ex hIusted from loss of blood iand fltigue, dlpiped dlown thie chimcney and was calpturedl on reachling the floor. Since three days thie lunatic Ihas been pro niounced cured of his wounds, butl his mind is forever gone. Public opinion was justly indignant a this barbarous outrage, worse because practised ois a follow-creature not even a crimina...
NEWS BY THE MAIL. INDIA AND THE EAST. RAJAH MUNDY, January 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
NEWS BY THE MAIL. INDIA AND THE EAST. RAJAI MusnDy, January 14. The Prince of Wales has presented a magnificent cup for the next Calcutta Races. A scheme has been propounded for imlproving Silla, which will cost one million rupees. Dr. Randell has died from the wounds hle receivedi at Perak. The garland thrown around thle Prince's neck at Lucknow was vidued at 7000 ruspecs. Molanis, January 13. ~.A great fire has occerred at Cochlin, which is spreading over tihe suburbs of Calvetty. The damage done is very considerable. Lord N~apier of Mlagdala, broke his collar bone oi Saturday's purade. Air. I. Bruce, engineer of the Ganges Canal, has shot himself. News fisom Peiunang stttes that a severe aflfay tookl place at Kotli LLuna. Thie village was: burnel Major Hlaw kins "id tshree men were killed, Dr. Townsend and two w;oundcd. Scvnral Mhaliays weie killed, and clven taken prisoners. Tle enemy fought well. P. iEsA?Nc, Jnunry 19. The Superintendent Hieswick, with 120 friendly Aalays, lhas...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 21. IMessages of 2ongratla:tion were ex changed between Sir Julius Vogel and Sir Hercules Robinson and the Post masters of Sydney and New Zealand. A large American ship, abandoned, was passed on the 16tlh November last. The mast and yards went perfect. No sails were bent, bu?t the boats were gone. The Mary River is 40 feet above the ordlinary level at CGympie. February 19. The drought ]Ias bIroken up, in the Armidale district. Rain comnensecd on Thursday, and conltinued all Fritday. In the plractice Illmatch on tIle Albert groundl to-day BRnneriman mad1(0 97 not ost, and Powell 331 not out. The rain interfereld witlh lthe play, but it will be conltimecd on 1Monday. ''The Mclbourne team wvere present on tlhe ground.
(AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) MELBOURNE, February 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
(AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELE(IRA3IS.) IELnoIUINE, February 21. Mar. Couchman has been appointed Acting Secretary of Mines. There are at present about 500 dig gers at the Beriin rush, but tile general opinion is thait gold bearing ground is limited. Strop is thle best favorite for tilhe Launllceston Cup, and Southenr Cross for thile I-Iandicap. A large hudielnce is expected at tihe Town Hall to-nighst on the occasion of a demonstration to Dr. Cairns. Breadstuffs reilmain unclunsgeld.
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, February 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
QUEENSLAND. BRISBALNE, February 19. In the case of Kirk v. the Comnis sioner of Railways, a verdict was given for the pditintl; damages £377. The drought has broken up, and heavy rains ];have fallen throughout the colony. The. Mary River a; t Gynmpie lhas risen twenty-six feet since yesterday. Tlhe Sout Smuithfields castern shaft was swamped, and conununication with North Mlaryborough was interrupted for.some hours. Heavy taihs fell at Peak Downs, and iluch damage was done. A great part of Claremont is flooded. One man was drowned, and another is missing. The weathelr there is still unsettled. The Aramal imail is irrecoverable lost in tle bush. Eight inches of rain fell at Copper field in twenty-floitr hours. Two hundred special mnvitations were issued to the citizens by the officers of the Tuscarora, to which only a dozei responded, owing to tihe heavy aain.
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. The debate in the Assembly on Thursday evenling upon the Government proposal to inpose an llincome tax was of the drceariest and most uninteresting character. The Sgal leries were complaratively deserted early in the even1ing, 1and at no period of the sitting wa1s there ullhle llOre thallnl a I nOllll of loem bers lresenlt. Thile discussionl was opened by Mr. Service, who exprcssedl his unqualilied disapprloval of the prosposalas unlfair iand iun necessary. Air. Kerferd, in replyl sought to justify tihe measulre. MTr. Wrixon how everl, condesnllled it in llllllseasurled termlllls, rwhile Messrs. MalceBain, Curtain, and Hainna essayed to slhow that of all systems sf taxa tion the incomle tax was the miost equitable. Mr. John T. Smnith :-st Mr. M'Kiean, o the Opposition side, spoke against the resolution, and the latter clearly exposed thle evident desire of the lrellier i1 framiug the resolu tion to excespt hlimlself and othrs inmterestcd in sqsa"tti...
A STRANGE OCCURRENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
A S2'BTAAGE OUGCURRAEVCR. At labout the full of the nsoon, one night last week, as three of oeC townslneS were walking up MIurran-street, near Kinane's Hotel, they heard a singular andil astonishing wail. Seeing something coiled up under the fence, they toolk it tobea largeNew-foundland dog, but upon closer inspection a gingery goatee was observed, which led them to thinkc. that it was a goat. Going quietly nearer, they found it to be a human being, with his eyes steadfastly fixed on the moon, and the following words, uttered in a melancholy tone, were clearly audible: "Alas, po-poo-poor Yankee; po-poo-poor pup-pup-puppy. They have poisoned my p6-poo-poor Yankee, and Val-Valen-tine is a ruined man." At the same time he put hsis hands into his pockets, and pulled out his money, amouniting, he said, to "7' d!" Still looking fixedly at the moon, a sudden thought seemed to -rush across his mind, and striking the ground with his fist, he exelaiimed, "I'm not ruined ! Am I not ' our own c...
MELBOURNE. Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
JMELBOURNE S(FROM OUR OWN CORRESSPONDENT.) Saturday evening. Parliament, although hardlly recovered from the late tussle, is now settling down to what I cral legitimnate work, and so far two resolutions of tihe Budget havebyeen passc(l in conmmittee, though the one approving of the house aisd land tax will he recommittcd, to admit of amendniment. The thirid ieso lution, which provides for the income tax, was brought in on Thursday nigh&t, but the dlebhate was adjourned, the graceful .Ir. l'Kc:an exhibitilg limself as nsual. '[here will no doubt Ie some strong opposition to the third resolution, on the part of inde pendent members not identilied with the Opposition, so that the Government, I fancy, when they lind the temper of the House opposed to this tax, may very probably withdraw it. * The Collingwood election, which is to be decided on the day this is printed, is by no means a settled circumstance. M[irams is supported by the leform League party, which starts from Stutt'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
OLAC RACE CLIB. THE ANNUAL MEETING Of the above Club will be held on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 1876. STEWARDS: J. Calvest, Enq. G. Robertson, Esq. M. Neylon, Esq. [A. S. Murray, Esq. J. J. Herrick, Eeq. Jno. Haimes, Esq. SJao. Wray, Esq. Jnona--E. J. Burgees, Enq. SrasRTR-W. Finuis, Esq. HAnDICAPPr--E. T. Barnard, Egq. MAIDEx PLATE, 25 sors., I miles, weight for ago, for all maiden, horses entrance 30s. SirEs' PRODUCE STAKES, in accordanre with advertised conditions. Present value of Stakes, £61. Acceptance, £1, night of general entry. COLic HANRwICAP, 75 sovs., two miles. Nominations, 1 aov., acceptance 3 soas. SELLING FLAT IRACE, 25 sona., 1 miles, weight for age. Winner to be sold for £20. If entered to be sold for £15, 7 Ibs. allowed; if for £10, 14 Ibs. allowed; if for £5, 21 lbs. allowed. Any surplus abeve the selling rricn to go to the funds of the Club. Entrance 30s. DISTRIT HIANDICAP, 20 soVs.. one mile and a distance, for all horses the bona fide pro perty for the previous thre...
COLAC POLICE COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21. (Before Mr. B. Rout.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
COLIC POLICE COUPR. MIoNDAY, FEBURoARY 21. (Before Mr. B. Rout.) Duncan Robertson wos brought up charged with assault. William ReIddan deposed that hie recol lected last Saturday night. While asleep in ied theprisoner came up to him and toreomy trousers, and hurt miy back. Ho pushed my head between the wall and the sofa, and hurt himi very much. -Ie muude use ofsery ohsscene language. . By the prisoner-It was liclheons who came to me and askled if I was hurt. By Seimior-constable Flahive-HIave seen the prisoner loaling about on and off for the la, fiour or fire weeks. The prisoner was also charged- withl vgmncy. . Senior-constfable Flahivoe depiosed that he know the prisoneor two or three months loaf-I ingabout; :,ly aittention has bcon calledil to hiii s'ev01libimes by thIe residoots. Thi i prisoner:gots drunk, and tgoes about annoy ing thlle nighbors. Have never seen him at work anild when 1 go down I always see himt loalini aboutand kictking up a row. 1 spoke to him s veral tiome...
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, Monday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 22 February 1876
LATEST AUSTRALIAN STELEGRAMtgI S. -4--6- (FROM OURl OWN COIIIESPL'ONDI'NT.) lELBOURNEls, Ltonday, 8 p.m. 'JTclegraphic messages wcre exchanged ito-day through tie New Zealand cable, betweenl Governor Iowen antd lthe :Marquis of Normanaby, contaiinig the usual congratul ations on the comllcltion of the enterprise. Great interst is felt in the result of to-morrow's election for Collingwood. Mr. hMirams is considered to he safe. It is not thought tha:t tIr..Ciaunson will poll many votes. itr. Cock has retired. MIr. Carter's friends spelak confidlently, bclievinhg hie will secure many votes that; would have been given to Cockl, had he not resigned. A 70 guinea gold clnonography chait has been presented to-day to MIr. James Gatehouse, ex-mayor of lel bonrne. At tihe lew Asylum enquiry to-day it transpired that two of the better class Mf lunatics, to whoms reference has been made last week htad been sent oil from Icow to Beclhwortlt this morning by order of the matron, atd withoutt the kn...