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DENILIQUIN. Friday Evening, March 2, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
DENILIQUIN. Friday Evening, March 2, 1806. The uncertainty of the weather is still a cause of some anxiety to station-holders and dealers in stock. Nothing tends so much to" unsettle the minds' of, all parties in these pastoral districts as a variablo season. This summer will be remembered as one of the most tantalising character. " One' day, we have suffocating heat-hot sulphurous blasts, while the very next may be chilly and damp, promising heavy rain, which ap parently is blown away with a strong wind. We have had, since our last issue, weather of this kind; the thermometer has ranged as high as 114° in the shade during the day, and has fallen upwards of 40° in a few hours. We have had no rain in Deniliquin since our last; and local stock agents report that, in consequence, transactions in stock are still pending which would, in all probability, be •completed if we had more rain. Reports speak favorably of an abun dance of grass on most of the runs in the southern part of Riverin...
COCKINDINA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
COCKINDINA RACES. TnIs little meeting which came off on Saturday last, on the usual course, was very well attended by the lovers of the turf, and was brought without either accident or dispute to a most successful termination. The first event upon the card was a matchlbetween Mr. Post's Steersman, (late Brown Charley), 5 yrs., and Mr. Crisp's Whalebone, 6 yrs., for £40, two miles, one event, weight for age. The betting at starting was 2 to 1 on Steersman. THE RACE. At tile fall of the flag Whalebone jumped off with the lead, but was soon collared and passed by Steersman. The two horses then ran almost stride for stride till within about a quarter of a mile from home, when Whalebone fell back a little, but immediately answered to a call from the whip. and gained again upon his rival, a touch from the whip however, put Steersman upon his mettle, and condition telling upon Whalebone he fell to the rear and Steersman won by a length and a half. SECOND RACE. Maiden Plate of £7, one mile ...
POWERS, RUTHERFORD, & CO.'S AGENCY. G. A. ELLIOT [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
PO JVEIRS, RUTHERFORD, d' CO.'S AGBENCY. G. A. ELLIOT Fat Cattle.-There is very little doing in this descip. tion of stock at present. Since the .last shower8 cattle have improved in condition and I have one lot to start for .Melbourne in the course of afew weeks, also, 200 on hand for sale wohich are at .present undel offer. Store Cattle.-The denmand for cattle is'very limited in this diatxict, but a few good well bred lots could be sold in the neighbourhood of the Mur ray. Prices are at present rather lotw here, buat we may expect a rine as soon as auteicient rain has fallen to induce purchasers to invest. Fat Sheep.-There is a good demand for good fat wethers for the Beechworth markets. I start to. clay 1200for sale at Albury or Beechworth. Store Sheep.-There has been conlderable activity in this market, but prices realised are rather below those ruling here this time last year. I have placed under offer to Mesars. F. and .0G. P. Dissailly 11,500 very superior sheep'bred by J. D....
Map. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
[rcnoe on conRESPONDENT. Owiso to other and pressing engagements, I have been unable to communicato to you of late, besides there has been so little worthy of mention the past. few months that you are but little the loser. Hopes are now strongly entertained that the worst of the season is overoccasional showers serve to refresh the soil, grass everywhere springing up, and nature once more putting on her garb of' green. From the stock. reports, too, you will see signs of increasing activityamongst travelling cattle, and the butchers here are looking forward to giving us a plentiful supply of fresh meat, which, althoughl never actually wanting, the quality has, at times, been somewhat inferior. The chief talk, for the last few days, has been the advent and performances of Madame Carandini and suite, who, on Friday and Saturday last, fa vored us with two as excellont concerts as one could reasonably wish to hear. Harmony is fast becom ing such a wide-spread and popular treat that all, ...
F. A. TOMPSON & CO. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
F. A.. TOMPSON & C0. Rceport trade as usual, with a growing anxiety on the lart of the storekeepers to realize--Money very scarce, and consequently preces are trained down to a rate which leaves no margin of profit to the vendor.- This is especially the case withparticu lar articles, which some storekeepers are offering at prices that would afford a chance of advan. tage to a speculator, even if he sent the goods to London.- We cannot understand this, but "there are more things in Heaven and Earth than are drealn't of in our philosophy.-An individual of an ultra-practical mind, advertises in one of the papers for " a responsible person to collect debts." If this individual of the practical mind succeeds in procuring another individual gifted with the wondesful faculty of alchemy, we should be glad to receive him per smail-pay his expen ses, and by way of encouragement let him have all the bad debts at "50 per cent under prime cost," he collecting them himself. Such an indi v...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DESPATCHED FROM WAGGA WAGGA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH or MAILS. 0- DESPATC5IED PFOM WAnOA WAOUA. To Tarcuttn, Sydney, and Mclbournc.-Sunday, Wodnesday, and Friday, 4 p.m. Urana and Deniliquin. - Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. Narandara and Hay.-Monday ad Thursday, 10 a.m 'uneo and nurrumbiraeh.-Monday and Wednesday 6 a.m. Annsvtive T 'WAGoA WAOOA. From Tarcutta.-Monday, Thursday and Saturday 0a.m. Urana and Deniliquin. - Sunday and Wednesday, 3 p.m. Narandara and Hay.-Sunday and Wednesday, 3 p.m. Suneo and bsiurrumburrah.-Sunday and Thursday, 6 p.m. Letters &c. (oexcepting for Juncel, icquire to be osted half an hour before the specified time of des pi tch of the mails, or upon aflixing a sixpenny stamp -up to a quarter of an hour previous. Letters &c., for Junce require to be posted by half past nine on the evening previdus to despatch. The .snglish mail's date of arrival is the 14th of each 'nonth. The out-going mail from Sydney is fixed '.n the 22nd of each month.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
WAGGA WAGGA 3Itutines J1itectorý. aid je_.`magga alagga express •AN GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE, PRXNTXN ITN every variety and style, with- the utmost dos . patch. Handbills, Business Announcements, Merchants', Auctioneers,' and Tradesmen's Business Ciredlars, Cards', 'and Bill Headings, neatly displayed. Pamphlets; Club Articles, and Society Reports, correctly and neatly executed. Every other description of Letter-press painting xecuted in a superior style. The following forms always on hand, for. sale, viz: - DISTRICT COURT PLAI.INT ' NOTICE OF SET-OFF AUSTRALIAN JO:IN.T STO CK BANK. INTEREST allowed : on fixed deposits .at current ' rates:. Drafts isued on all the Branches and Ageneies in New :South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Adolaide;.Tasmania, and New Zealand, also on Eng land, Ireland,and Scotland. i " .W. A. COTTEE, Manager. tWgga Wagga, : '13th September, 1864. BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. -:Capital......................£1,OOO,OOO. Reserved Fund............. 333,333 Gs. Sd. WAGGA ...
RIVERINA AND SEPARATION. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
RIVERINA AND SEPARATION. Tue unfavourable reply which has been re ceived from the Imperial Government, in answer to the petitions from Riverina for separation, has no doubt caused considerable satisfaction to Sydney and centralisation politicians. The inhabitants of the districts around the metropolis are naturally averse to any further dismemberment of the colony. and will be pleased to find that the Home authorities have utterly discountenanced the separation agitation in Riverinn. They will however, perceive that Mr. Gardwell, in his dispatch fully recognises the "inconvenience" -to adopt his own mild way of putting the case---to which the inhabitants of this p.ortion. of" the colony are subjected by their distance from the seat of Govern ment. He admits the inconveniences, but he objects to the .method' proposed of removing them. . The people of Riverina feel their grie vances acutely i they know that t'heyamount to a great deal more than mere inconveniences; they see thait thei...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENIS. A i L.~ mmunications for insertion in this journal must be: addressed to the Editor, and be accompanied by the real name and address of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. Correspondence must be kept within reasonable limits, and under no consideration will anything of a merely personal or scurrilous nature find insertion. In the case of rejected communi. cations, the Editor cannot undertake the return of the manusoript. 'VoLaoEeu.-Tho letter signed Voltigeur, in refer. once to the St. Patrick's Day Races has been Stnavoidably omitted for want of space. ST. JOHN'S CHURCH. M . PERCEYAL will preach on Sunday next, .IY 1(D.V,) at ST. JOHN'S CIIURCItI, morning and evening. I TIIE SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 1866.
Commercial. WAGGA WAGGA. MARCH 9, 1866 Friday, 6 p.m. WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
WAGGA WAGGA. MACn 0, 1800 WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL PRICES OCURRENT Flour, per ton (Fine) ............ 28 10 0 Seconds Flour, per ton ............. 20 0 0 Wheat, per bushel.............. 9. to 0 10 '0 Hay, per toni (Wheaten) -...... ..... 16 0 0 Hay, (Best oaten) per ton... ..;...... 1 0- 0 Bran, per bushel .... .............. 0 1 Pollard, per bushel ................... 0 . 1-- 0 Oats, per bushel.................... ,'. 0.:10 0 Corn, per bushel (none.offering) ..... ... 0'12 0 Potatoes, per owt. (none) ........ .. 0 0'0 0 Butter, per lb. (none) ...'..'......'. "0 0 0 Cheese, per lb. (none) ............ ". 0 * 0".0 Bacon, per lb ..... .................. 0 1 0 Eggs, per do.- ............. .... 0 '2 0
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
Ne. of t e tet. Sin Charles Darling has entertained the mem bers of the Victorian Legislative Assembly at dinner. He lately refused an invitation from Sir James Palmer to meet the members of the Legislative Council at dinneir.-The Vic torian Audit Commissioners report great de falcations, by the public servants during the past year.-Mr. Stephen, the Queensland Government Botanist, has been murdered'by. the blacks while examining the country near Mooloolah.-The Bathurst and Tuena mail Jhas been stuck up by two armed men. The mail-boy was ordered to dismount and was then blindfolded, and led into the bush. .The bags were opened and the contents abstracted. -A man named John Walsh fell down in sensible in the streets of Brisbane the other day, from the effects'of sunstroke. He was conveyed to the hospital, but never returned. to consciousness, and expired the same even ing.-Two bushmen have been murdered by the blacks within ten miles of the Inkerman station, in the Kennedy. district, ...
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
ADELAIDE. The followiing are the entries for thelJockey Club Handicap :-Stag, Cupbearer, Little Dan, Boo Yoolee, Nivid, Crusader, Corsair, Laurel, Cowra, Hector, Cedric.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
MELBOURNE. The annual -matriculation of students 'at University, has taken place. - The flock-owners have sent a deputation to the Chief Secretary to recommend the creation of Pastoral Boards, similar to Shire Councils. They proposed, as each dis trict Board should have power of raising the amount of money necessary for carrying out the Scab Act, that the proceeds of ill fines and registration fees should be carried to a separate account, and become the property of the Board. Heavy rain from the northward. The autumn races are to be held on the 9th and 10th instant, on the Melbourne course; the entries are remarkably small, the largest field is nine for steeplechase.
Parliamentary Summary. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JULY 27. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JULY 27. IMn. Macpherson moved that the House on Friday go into Committee to consider an ad dress to the Governor praying his Excellency to recommend the appropriation of a sum of £28,000. annually, for defraying the expense of public worship. The hon. member gave full particulars of the present distribution of the vote for the clergy. Ho only proposed to extend the principle of State-sin to districts which were thinly peopled, and were unable to support a minister of religion, and a bill which he was prepared to introduce, should the principle embodied in his resolution be affirmed, would embody his views, though he was not pledged to its details.-Mr. Pid dington opposed the motion, which he con tended was not one of principle, but one of expediency. The motion was inopportune, being at the end of the Session when not half the members were present, but being willing to allow its being fairly discussed, he would move the previous question as an amendni...
Forbes. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
[aROM OUR OWN CORRESPOHDEST.] THEm want of another heavy fall of rain is beginning to be felt in this part of the cdlony, thanks to the last copious downfal, there is no scarcity of grass, but on many stations the water has already dried up, rendering it necessary in some. cases to again temporarily abandon runs which had lately been reocoupied. Mr. Walker, of the great squatting firm of Brown and Walker, arrived in Forbes from Melbourne on Friday last, and is engaging bands, . so I understand, to go on with the extensive dam making, race cutting and other works commenced last year at the Melrose station, and which were necessarily suspended for a time through the drought. The new lead (Mathieson's) is being vigorously and hopefully worked, but no additional shafts rye yet' bottomed, nor have the prospectors had nmy further washing since that reported in my last com. munication. The prospectorsonthe "Royal Stan. dard" bottomed on the reef on Monday, and are now driving on a stiff di...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 10 March 1866
NOTICE. SATURIDAY next, the 17th March, St Patrick's Day, being a General Holiday, this Office will be closed, Australian Joint Stock Bank. W. A. COTTEE. "?nager. Wagga Wagga, Oth'March. g NOTICE. 1 HEREBY give public notice that, if William Bur I nett Elliott does not, within fourteen days from the present date, liquidate the debt duo by him to me, I shall sell the whole of his property loft in my charge to satisfy the same. WILLIAM PIKE, March 0, 1860. VIMR. G. A. ELI OT H AS received instructions to sell by Public Auction, " at the yards of the Australian Hotel, on Tues day, the 13th instant, at 2 o'clock p.m., a superior lot of Horses suitable for Harness and Hacks, in good condition. LOST or Stolen from Allen's Paddock, Gobagumba lin, one Yellow Bay Cob, branded SY near shoul M der, small star in forehead, If strayed,. 10s. reward will be given.; if stolen, £5 on conviction of the thief. Supposed to be bred by Mr. Smith, Bothungra. J. JONES. &nbsp; Wagga Wagga Pound: NO...