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F. A. TOMPSON & CO. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
Reports trade:rather betterdritini the past mecek, but not suuficienitly soto'relieve it from' the general -character of dulneass.o -A. much greater, anxietyC . S toa iell :than' tol :bu is, everywhere pro'm'ini'tly: iniarked, and, if we are to judge from the Qpon-' enercialt advertisemients, inmense oacrfues i are beinilq submitted : to to obtain: woney, and mani.q goods are advertised at prices for which .they, coilddnot:be puichased :in Sydney. Th/is dots : not- look well, and cannot :be favorable to. t4ll : maintenance of our. credit at a trading commnu :Thestock niaret is duill,.oing to the iandiostnipirr, atp able state of the country even yet,:aad:the gene ' rat poverty: of the* eockte. ?IYe .have :old 1800 :brieedin. ewesfiom the flocks of iV.. P,.: Fait fii" r"..eq'., of Goulbur,'at a veiry excellehnt pric, to S':easr. 'Lavh uler 'aid TWilkinoohn, and oe are .i treaty for.the sale of .'Mr;. White's: lot .ojf 00 ewes und wether. . : , The continued drought; is operatiinq :he...
Commercial. WAGGA WAGGA. MARCH 12, 1866. Friday, 6 p.m. WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
. TAGGA WAGGA. . : , ! ! l e..i u::r 2, 1800 ý Frtidney 6 p m. WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL R1tIOESCU1tItENT, Flour per ton (Fine) ....... .:..... ?? .., $8 0 0. Seconds Flour, per.ton ...... . . 2. I 0 0 Wheat per bushl..... s to 0 liarl, per ton!(Wheaten) . ...... 1 0 0 nlay? (Best oaten): per ton..., .......? 180 0 Bran, per bushel 0 1 0 Pollard, per.bushel.. ........ . 1. 6 (ats, per bushel 00... .. 1.0 0 Corn, perbushel (none~offcripg) "-' 0U-12 ý0 Pottorn;. per bshelwt(none)off .... ... 0 12 0 Butte.pdr lb; n eb... (on ..... .... ...'..o?. 0 0 Cheese,.per lb. (none)..., . 0 0 'Bacon,;-per lb,. ..: ... . 0 1 0 Eggs, per doz. .... 0 2 )
Telegraphic Intelligence. BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
: rIho~ vARibO'so vnaUCES BRISBANE. M Pherson, tihe Wild Soteliman, is robbing the mails in the Peak Down?s and Springsure district.- Gleeson, convicteil'f': librse-steal 'ing, who recently escaped.frohiithe Brisbane gaol, hlines been. seen armedl ini the neighbour iood'of the Logan. He stated his intention to jin tlie Wild Scotc?mah: . :Thlie ochcys lids arrived 'witli the Eirti pean mails via.Tories Straits.. Thie ne?s are. of no ;later date than those already received, btii this has' only been a trial trip in opening up the route, an.d greater speed my be ei pected hereafter.
RIVERINA AND SEPARATION. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
IIVERINA AND SEPAlRATION. Ton following is the dispatch from the Hqom Government in answer to the petition of the inhalbitants of Riverina for separation from New South Wales: .Downinrg-street, 24st Dec., 1865. SIR,-I have to acknowledge the receipt of yonr despatches, No. 63, of the 21st July, and No. 88, of the 21st September, enclosing for presentation to her Majesty, petitions in favor of the separation of the Riverene dis trict from the colony of New South Wales. The former of these despatches also encloses, amongst other documents, a copy of a minute by your Cabinet on the prayer of the-petit loners. * , .; I have to inform .you iz reply, tha' I lave laid the petitions before: the. Queen,;'but,ihat Illiave been unable to. advise lher. Maijesty that any steps ought to b: talehn for giving effect tothe:wishes.of ;the' petitioners.. ,,, re gret the rinconvenience to which the .inhabit tents of Riyeyrinc'district are at ppesent sub' jected ,y their distaniicefrom 'theb' ?'d?t' o G...
Parliamentary Summary. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
varliarneutavrn Qummarp.• LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, FLBRUARY 20. MfR. Martin explained the course proplosed to be taken by the Government in the conduct of the public business. He would not pledge himself to any of the questions before the House and he invited them not to press on any measure but such as was of urgent necessity. The Government only wished to proceed with the estimates which would be brought down next week, and to pass dne or two measures which would admit of no delay. The Government did not propose to dtc upon the report of the heads of departments with: reference to retrenchment. The report was made under extreme pressure and its tendency was to shift the responsibility of the proposed reductions from the Government by whom it ought properly to be borne. The land reserves had been made without a proper official report, and the Govern. ment did not propose to take any action in the matter until after full and complete investigati ?. had been made. They were det...
Forbes. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
[PRn OUR OWN b E consPOr ENT.] THE fortuneo of this gold-field are again in the ascendant, a rich.run of gold having been found at a short distance from the North Caledonian Lead. Messrs. Mathieson and party are the prospectors. The depth of sinking is 109 feet, and there are four feet of wash-dirt in the shaft. Fifteen loads of dirt washed on Saturday'produced 12oz. 10dwt. of gold, and another trial of 141 loads of what was considered very inferior stuff, washed yesterday, yielded loz. 8dwt. A rush set in to the ground on 'Saturday, and a great number of claims were taken up in a short time. The Commissioner has again been busy issuing Miners' Rights, and attend ing to mining business. A mining surveyor has been sent for to-day to mark out the claims, and, since last week, a considerable, change has taken place generallyin the aspect of affairs here. Those wihom the continued depression had rendered al most hopeless of the future are again in high spirits, and prospecting, in vario...
THE KINDER MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
* .;:.: .TH .KINDEt M .URtDEl:':B : "Tnn secorid trial of Bertrand for the murder of Henry Kindet, concluided oi Firiday 'week s last:and resulted in,a verdict of guilty. The -prisoner being asked if he lhad anything to seany: why the sentence of death should not be passed ?pan him, replied without trepidution; :-that he had been ably, defended .y .bMr. Dalley, and others, but no evidence had been called to prove that. Kinder' had intimnated an iilten tioniof takinig away his own life ".Witnes~ses might :have been called to prove that; KiKndei shortly before his death, threatened to shoot or dril:own iimself; and stated that he hbad'-fire .arms- in the house -which" lie- iiiterinded to -:do it with .. Kinder wvas in such difficnlty that nothing in- the house belonged tto:?imni and' he.(Bertrand) could prove 'that the letter :.:did'comie from New Zealand and wis?given into ;his (Bertrand' s) hands. . dA: -certain amount of intelligence was imputed . to hini, ?ind ~jet it was assumed-...
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
Newt of i9e Meek. Tee Peak Downs mail has-been stuck up by the Wild Scotchman, who bnrnt all the letters.-A great fire haes.taken place at Plea sent Creek, Victotia.. Fourteen houses were destroyed.-Forty-one thousand ounee of gold have been exported from, the port of •lokitika, since the first January last.-A slab building, called the Dubbo post office, in the town of that name has been broken into and robbed.-Fresh discoveries of gold have taken place at Naime, South' Anstralia.-T'l'he ship Liclushire is expected in Melbourne in April next with the second shipument of sal. mnon ova for Tasmania. The Government steamer Victoria will be again placed at the disposal of the salmon commissioners for the tranmpr,rtation of the ova.-The Victorian CGoyernmnent have invited the. Governments of New South Wales. Qileensland. and South Australia to a Conference in Melbourne to discuss, the question of terminating the contract for the conveyance of the' English malls to Gallse. There is very l...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
BIRTHS. ON the 13th inst., at her residence, Rudd's Point, the wife of HENRY ANGEL, Jun., of a DAUGHTER. At her residence, Newtown, on 18th February, the wife of J. W. MILLSON, Butcher, of a DAUGHTER. On the 28th ultimo, at the residence of her father, Mr. P. FENNELL, New Lawn, North Wagga Wagga, the wife of Mr. JOHN BOWLER, Billabong, of a SON. At Elm Cottage, Oura, on Friday, the 2nd March, the wife of WILLIAM RAND, Esq., of a DAUGHTER. THE Wagga Wagga Express. SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 1866.
Local Intelligence. THE NAVIGATION OF THE MURRUMBIDGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
.ocal Intelllgence. THE NAVIGATION OF THE MUBRUM BIDGEE. We .extract the following remarks from Mnr. Macleay's speech in the Legislative Assembly, in reference to his motion for placing upon the Esti mates, a sum of £3000, for removing obstructions to the navigation of the Murrumbidgee, between Gundagai and May:-In the Murrumbidgee. dis trict there were no Government roads, and below Wagga Wagga not a farthing had ei'er been ex pended. A large expenditure was, no doubt not necessary, for in summer the ground was hard, and in winter the country' was impassible. It was seldom that he troubled the House with matters of this kind, but, in this case, knowing the necessity. for the expenditure, and finding that the Govern ment had no intention of placing any sum upon the Estimates for this purpose, he had conceived it his duty to place the motion upon the paper. It was important that the Murray, Murrumbidgee and Darling, should be rendered navigable. This had, in a great measure, been eff...
Colonial Summary. CHARGE AGAINST THE GOVERNOR OF YASS GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 3 March 1866
COLONIAL SUMMARY CHARGE AGAINST THE GOVERNOR OPF YASS GAOL. In the Assembly on Tuesday, Mr. Buchanan moved .That an address be presentel to the Governor, praying that his Excellency will please to cause to be laid upon the table of the House, copies of the depositions taken at a private investigation before the visiting magistrate of Yass gaol, into a charge against Mr Fitzgerald, the governor of the gaol, to the effect that he was in the habit of using improper liberties with one of the female prisoners; also, all telegrams and correspon dence between the Government and the au thorities at Yass on this subject, together with copies df the depositions taken at a private investigation before the visiting magistrate of Yass gaol, into certain charges brought against Eness McDonald, Robert Berry, and William McFadyen, warders of said gaol, and which in vestigation resulted in the dismissal of the above named persons from their respective offices; all telegrams and correspondence &a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
Wanted. B-Y a Young Married Couple, without incumbrance, an engagement on a station, or in a store. INo objcction to a public-house, if out of town. Refer ences can be given. Address Delta, Post-Office, Wagga Wagga. PUBLIC NOTICE. J WARBY -respectfully informs' all.parties who have not paid their accounts up to the end of the year, that if they are not immediately complied with they will be placed in the hands of his solici tor for recovery. Victoria House. March I, 1866. TO SQUATTERS AND STOREKEEPERS. ALDERSON AND SONS,. 221, ELIZOABET-STREET, SYDNTY. I MP 0 R T E R S of the best and cheaonpest SADDLERS' and COACIIMAKERS' materials SADDLERY and HAR.?ESS ENAMELLED and JAPANNED LEATHERS GRINDERY of all descriptions. ESTABLISHED, A.D.. 1845. Catalogues senoot post free on application ALL CURES MADE EASY BY HOLLOWAY'S OINT MENT. Bad Legs, Ulcerous Sores, Bad Breasts, and Old Wounds. No description of wound sore, or ulcer can resist the healing properties of this excellent Ointment. The...
FURTHER OUTRAGES BY BUSHRANGERS IN ARALUEN. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
FURTHER OUTIAGES BY BUSHRANGERS IN ARALUEN. A senses of the most daring outrages which have ever occurred in the district, and indeed perhaps equalling in atrocity any outrage for which this colony has been so long notorious, was enacted in Aralnen on Friday night last. From the many conflicting statements which are-abroad, we have been put to considerable trouble in arriving at the real version of the affair, and we can only sum up the informa tion which we have received without vouch ing for its correctness. We may state, how ever, that independent of the minor descrep ancies to be expected in the different versions of any event of this nature, there are two dis tinct stories as to the main leading features of the affray between the. police and the bush rangers, and we will give these versions in contradistinction with each other without giving an opinion upon either of them, leaving this to those in authority whose business it has been to get at the bottom of the matter. We learn...
MR. ROBERT SCOTT ROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
MR. ROBERT SCOTT ROSS. AT the Yass Police Court, on the 28th ult., Robert Scott Ross, who lately contested the Yass Plains electorate with Mr. Isaaces, was brought up and charged with obtaining goods under false pretences. Mr. Allman, for the prosecution, stated that the defendant had gone into the shop of Mr. Shipway, and, taking a fancy to some cloth which was on the counter, obtained a quantity of it from Mr. Shipway, and tendered a cheque drawn on the City Bank, Sydney, in payment for it. He would shew that the de fendant never had any funds in the City Bank. The learned gentleman also stated that the defendant had drawn cheques in favor of several other parties on the same Bank. Defendant expressed a wish that the Bench would consider one case at a time. Mr. Allman said it was his intention to conduct each separately, and, for the prosecu tion, called Joshua Shipway, who deposed : Mr. Ross came to my shop on the 19th February. There was a piece of doeskin on the counter. It is ...
Colonial Summary LARCENY BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BURRANGONG LOCAL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
I: oIonniatl $ nmiar1 LARCENY BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THlE BURRANGONG LOCAL COURT. Ar the Yass Quarter Sessions, on the let instant, W. IR.Byron, on bail, was placed in the d&lt;ock, charged with stealing a locket and other articles, the property of A. G. Shadforth, at Young. The articles were lost from the Watch-c.hain of Mr. Shadfortb, while he was at a pieonic, near Young. The locket was a remarkable one, and easily identified. Sergeant Muegrove proved arrest on the 16th December, and produced the locket which he got from Mr. Shadforth. To prisoner: Got the locket just now. Saw the placards at Young. Swore, at Young, that; £1 reward was offered for recovery of the locket and guinea. Have since found out that no reward was offered (depositions put in by ;prisoner.) To jury ~ Prisoner is chairman of the Lo cal Court at Young. A. G. Shadforth, gold commissioner, sworn, deposed: Had a locket and guinea on my chain on Anniversary Day, 1865, at the Ger man pic-nic. Saw them.a quarte...
LATER ENGLISH NEWS. PER QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT MAIL STEAMER SOUCHAYS. [VIA TORRES STRAITS.] February, 26. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
,LATER ENGLISH NEWS.. PER QUEEN8LAND GOVERNMENT MAIL STEAMER SOUCHAYS. [VsA Tonare SATnAiT.] (PROM Ova nanriBANSB. COnr ESONDENT i February, 26. TarP mail steamer Souchays, Captain Blick, t"rri~red at tlie bar at 5.30 p.m. from Batavia, bringing English news to January 16. She dma6 'the passage hence to' Kooepang in 21 daye 18 hours, of which she had to anchor 3 days 9 liours. Arrived at Batavia January 30th, but missed the mail steamer for Point de Galle, the latter having sailed five hours before the usual time owing, to the western monstoons. The return voyage occupied 20 days. She encountered a heavy gale on the 26th; and lost several sails and main boom. Passengers-Messrs. Londegger and Exoni, and seven in the steerage. Mr.'Londegger has been appointed by the Goiernment of Batavia to make enquiries res pecting the probability of continuing the new mail service, about which much excitement prevails. It is. rumoured that the Dutch Government are favorable to the Torres Straits ro...
Court of Requests. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
ounrt of uequests. Tim FOLLOWING are the list of cases to be tried at the Court of Requests on Monday next: 1-John Dito v. Ah Gam, balance of purehase money of horse, £2. 2-H. M. Paul v. Taylor, goods sold and delivered £2 16s. 6d. 3-Same v. same, damage, breach of agreement, £10. 4-Gibbes v. Roohan, balance of professional costs, £8 18s. 4d. 5-0, Diarke v. J. Marks, money lent, £4 3s. Gd. 6-T. Hart v. W. Beeson, goods sold, £6. 7-H. Williams v. H. Leighton, promissory note, £6 Ss, 8-J. Flannary, v. W. Pike, work and labour, £5 10s. 9-J. O'Donnell v. H. Leighton, money due and cash lent, £4 8s . 10--. Harris v. J. McNamara, damages, £5. 11-J. Gormly v. W. Charlton, goods sold and delivered, £3 3s. 31d. 12-Same v. J. Woodrake, goods sold and delivered, £1 15s. 4d. 13-Same v. J. Wilson, goods sold and ,delivered, £2 3s. 10&d. 14-Same v. B. Courtenay, goods sold and do livered, £6 10. 15-Same v. T. Castro, goods sold and delivered. £1 7s. Id. 16-Same v. L. Worthy, goods sold an...
MELBOURNE. POWERS, RUTHERFORD, AND CO.'S REPORT. Wednesday, February 28, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
MIELBOURNE. POWERS, RUTHERFORD, AND" CO.'S REPORT. Wednesday, February 28, 1866. Fat Cattle.-Number in, 088. This supply was thoe.largest we have had for some few weeks past, but was not, by any moans, in excess of requirements; the majority penned'wero from good to prim 'in quality. A draft of the FF brand were very prime indeed, in fact, for weight and quality, they have not been equalled for a long' time in this market. There was a fair attendance of buyers, and the market closed firm, although the competition was not anything like so brisk as last week. Quotations are higher than for some time past, owing to the superior weight and quality of stock yarded. We sold 322. Quotations- ' s:' .. ; . s d. Prime bullocksc·? .. .. 11 0': 0 ? .to 14 5 0 Good quality do...,. ..: 8 10 .0 to 10 10 0 Middling do.. .. .'.. ' 0" 0 to 8. .0 0 Inferior do. .. . 4 0 0 to 5 10 0 Priim'cows.';... ...-. 10 100 00 -to 12 10' 0. Good'do.:".. .;:.8 :0.: 0 to 10 0 0 Mliddlingdo.. .: .. ..0 10 ,0 ' to 7 1...