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CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK JULY. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 7 July 1869
1 &lt;!AI.K\nAK FOR TI1K WRICK I iTui.y. • pita sk s 0 f tdk, mo on; X«n'st quarter ;v Friday, 2nd, .10.26 aim. ; \New monn ..Friday, 9tb, J.! 11.18 p.m. ' First quarter . . Friday, 16th, 'V. 4.28 p.m. .-•.Full moon .:FndBy, 23rd,» V; 11.34 p.m. ■ . ■•."'Apogee . v 1st,' 4a.tu. Perigee .. 16th,' ,3 a.m. Apogee .. 2Sth, 10 p.m. • ■ -.V . AT. JCCIIUCA. Days of the Sun. •Date Week".->->-&lt; . Moon. ' - : --1- ' . Rises! Sets.: n. jr. n. M. i ,n. n. ' 7 Wednesday. 7; 17 4'52 R. 4 31 a. m 8 Thursday .. 1 17 4 53 5 35 9 Friday .. 7 1(5 4 54 ' G 35 30 Saturday 7 16 4 .'54 S, 5 40 p.m. 11 Sunday 7 15 4 5* 6 48 12 Monday 7 15 4 56 7 55 13 Tuesday 7 15 4 56 9 8
TOWN IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 7 July 1869
TOWN IMPROVEMENTS. Among the improvements which have been taking place lately in Echuca several have been made which are worthy of notice. Mr Butcher's new brick house in Mitchell-street, on the eastern side of the railway, which is a handsome and commodious dweling, has just been completed. It is very prettily situated on rising- ground, and forms a pleasing addition to that portion of the town. Mr Nield, of the Jolly Waggoner, ona of our borough coun cilors, has erected a substanial brick building in Annesley-street, which has been let to Mr Bottomley for the purposes of a hay and corn store. He has also fenced in half an acre of ground near the railway station, on which he has erected extensive stables containing fifty stalls besides some loose boxes. In connec. tion with these he has put up large bullock yards for theconvenienceof the teamsters visit ing the station, and two others are in course of construction. In the same locality he has a large weatherboard building occupied ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 7 July 1869
Fight between Leopards.—The Liver pool Courier describes a terrible fight between two of the largest leopards "in Manders's menagerie! It is usual before feeding to place large'-nibveable slides to separate the animals while' feeding. While preparing to do this the keeper had difficulty in keeping the two large leopards from engaging in a combat, andrno sooner had he turned his back to bring up the'glide than there was a howl, and the two''had commenced to fight. The sight was fearful. Both animals boldly confronted each other crouching down, lashing their sides with-.-their tails, and, making a spring, they fell'heavily locked in each other's embrace. The struggle that followed was long and fierce/ The eyes of the leopards flashed with fury as they struggled on the floor. Mr Manders used every endeavour to separate the infuriated :combatantsj but all with no avail; He then procured a long scraper, and dealt each a blow' which had the'effect of Separating them, only to renew the fig...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 7 July 1869
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS AND SUBSCRIBERS. The Riverine Herald is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and despatched by the New South Wales and Victorian.Mails of the same day. In the township of ECHUCA a delivery is ctl'cctcd before 7 a.m.; and in HOAMA before 9 a.m. on the mornings of publication. Subscription, 12s per quarter, or 10s Gd tf paid in (rfferwovasith postage added to country Bubscribcrs. Subscnboijcominencing after the beginning of n quarter will be charged proportionately to the termination o tlie current three mouths. The regular quarters comf mencc on the 1st of January, April, July, and Octobor in each year. (25T Orders to discontinue cannot he received after the beginning of a quarter, and should he forwarded during Vie last month of a quarter, together with the amount due for all arrears then owing; nor can any advertise ment lie xoithdrawn without a written notice to that eject. .
SHIPPING. ECHUCA. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 7 July 1869
SHIPPING. ECirUCA. ARRIVED. ;• July 4—Cumberoona, iaml barge ITowlong, Mace,' master, from Albury, with full cargo of flour aud wine. John Orr, agent. ■■•s.'l -i .• "| July 6—llurrumbidgee,. J:. Danqai), master, t from Howlong, with full cargo of flour nnd'skins; Jtf'Culloch'. and Co., agents. - ' v-' ■ ■ July 6—Alfred, aud barge Alice, Mack, master, from Hay, in ballast. V. Sf'Culloch aud Co., agents. BEFAKTOUE9. July 3—Wahgunyali, Foord, master, for Wahgunyah, with 30 tons of cargo. W, Ji'CuIloch and Co., agents. July G—Wahgunyah, Page, master, for Wahgunyah, with 4G.tons of cargo. \Y. M'Culloch and Co., agents. ■ The Murrumbidgee discharged yesterday afternoon, and will be despatched to Hay with full cargo this, evening. The Pride of the Murray will load to-dity for this Lower Murray and Darling districts, and sail to morrow. The Alfred will load and be despatched to Hay at once. ! The Riverinahas left Hay for this port. The Victoria arrived at Swan Hill yesterday evening, on her...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 7 July 1869
Wool, Stations, Agrenclcs, Ac J^ALMAHOY CAMPBELL & CO. Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, 47 Bourke-street Wbst, Melbourne. • James Mann, representative nt Deniliquin. G. Foustth & Co., do. Wagga Wagga Do do. Dubbo 308 Advances on sttation I'r«i»ci'tit>8. THE TRUST and AGENCY COMPANY of AUSTRALASIA (Limited), Having now a large amount of capital foi investment are prepared to make Libekal -Cash Advances at Reduced Rates On Squatting Properties In , Victoria and New South Wales. Bright Brothers & Co, Managing Agents. Solicitors—Parton and Hellins, Melbourne, 292 lit very »i««S E8al4 (UtaBjBes. 23ES.E23S3-E3 HOTEL HORSE BAZAAR AND LIVERY STABLES 3EJ Q3Ba."©a.«5SQ-S( BY WILLIAM GIBSON. fiJiiggies, Saddle Horses, Ac., Always on hand and ready Jor Hire. 162 Bniltliiii; 9I»tcrinls Echuca Steam Saw Mills. RED GU3I out to order of any dimen sions. RED GUM FELLOES Always on hand. JAMES MACKINTOSH, Proprietor. ' - 622 ECHUGA TIMBER YARD Hare-street. Murray Biver Steam Saw t...
DENILIQUIN. Pastoral Times Office, 2nd July. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 7 July 1869
DENILIOUIN. PaBtoral Times Office, 2nd Julv. Oar local news is—Cobb and Co.'s 8000 sheep crossed at 'ioolignl oa Saturday for Mossgiel, sold for that ni.rlon. Mr Mann, for Ettershank, Eaglestone and Co., uS-rtcd a sale this week; particulars not to hand. The crossings for the week at Deniliqtiin arcFat sheep— •Saturday—2000 (Tyson's). 4000 (Kicketson's); Monday 2300' (Moore's); Tuesday—2500 (l)arlot'e); Wednes day—1600 (Officer's); Thursday—1200 (Gilbert's) ■ S'riday—1800' (Ryley's), 4000 (Mason's), 1800 (Cur tain's); 2300 (Lloyd's), and a lot from Goree, are approaching; Jackson's store cattle are clcse by, in slysn and Hammond's hands for sale ; Messrs Kennedy's (i-.ime agents) are under offer. Weather fine—sunny &lt;?.ays and dewy nights. The lambing is proceeding most fafourably; .the percentage is expected to bo high, and tho Iambs are strong and healthy, food and water for the owes being abundant. Tho sheep registered as Clarke and Macleay'a in this journal came from T...
STOCK REPORTS, &c. Riverine Herald Office, Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 7 July 1869
STOCK REPORTS, Ilkerkc JTcrald Office, Tuesday Evening. The following nobs of stock have crns-ed f-ince our last issue:—July 3—2G9C fat sheep. Simson, Mur >-umbidgee; 4000 fat sheep, Itickctson, Edward River; 232 storo bullocks, Stanley, Murruiuhidgee; '2000 fai Gheep, Barber and Moore, l.acUlan. July 5—2000 fat ahecp, Campbell, Kurrumbidgee. July G—2200 fat sheep, W. Officer; 2500 fat Eheep, Fircbrace; 33 horses, A. Cameron. We had eome rain on Monday, but not sufficient for the wants of some of the neighbouring country, which still stands greatly in need of n heavy soaking. Gener ally speaking-, however, the season lna been most pro pitious, botn for pastoral and agricultural purposes. Wo aro enabled to speak in the most favorable terms of the progress of the crops i-' the neighbouring districts. A matter rot only of local but of general public import ance, demands attention at the present time. A very extensive commonage, consisting of fivo miles of tho ri'er frontage and thre...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
/NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS AND-SUBSCRIBERS!; "H\\a llivenne Herald is1 published every Wednesday mid Saturday, iind despatched by thb'NoW iSnutli Wales' mid Victoriaii Mails of. tlio snrao day. "tin the township of ECHU!CA:,a delivery is.cii'cctcd;beforo 7;a.'m.;; and iu 'MOAMA before !) a.m. on the moniings of. publication.^.. Subscription, 12s,:per quarter,",or WsG&jf'paiilin adviincb',' Svitii postage'added ' to^ co&itry BubscribcrB: I'Subscribera commencing after the tibgimiing of h'quarter" 'willj bo' bjiargcrtproportionately to ttie' termination o tho current throe months. Thc.regular, quarters; comf; 'tlienco on (the 1st o^January,, April;t'July, and October iu'caoh year.'; ; ' j". Vn , igjy Orders to dmontinue- emimt be rccejveagftc-SiJic, legiiinihg opWqudHiVfahd^sJloiUd Ve''f6rwafdeh dtirtnijr :iltc last month of a quarter, tor/ether with the ■aninunt > .dikforzalk arrears then owing nor. can.amjt'adwrti.ier I '■imhll'ie withdrawn without a.ivriilcnimiiai io...
PARLIAMENT OF VIC1ORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
PARLIAMENT OF VIC1ORIA Tri the1 Legislative Council, during the 'week, the 'Fisheries Amendment Bill passed its second reading:. The Looal Government Bill has been considered in committee :ih far as the seventh clause, which was postponed for further consi deration in consequence of an important amend ment proposed by Mr O'Shanassy. The House: adjourned on Wednesday evening, until Tuesday next. The principal business for the week in the Legislative Assembly has been the consideration of the Land Bill in committee. The inter pretation clause was agreed to, on the understanding that it would be re-committed. In the 7th clause an amendment, to the effect that sites should only be erantcd for schools to be vested in ihe Hoard of Education, was carried by a majority of fourteen. A further amendment, to the effect that sites should be granted for places of public, worship and ministers' dwellings, was lost; by ■ a m jority of sixteen. The 14th clause was agreed to without any material, al...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
2S.ef£fctiB, ECHUCA DISFEEfSARY : Me. H. CROSSEN, ggTBRCBOBf. J. W. SIBLEY, M.D., Cornserly MaSataFy SBErgreon, Peroy-street, Echaca. 412 J. L. SII0N9S CKSSMMT ifind B3S.5JG«E^,r, B(Opposito Mr E. Homan's store), HIGH STREET, fiCHUCA Patent Medioines, Perfumery, Fancy [Goods, &C, Prescriptions carefully dispensed. Teeth Extracted. LEECHES, CUPPING, .fforse and Cattle Medicines, Tobaeco, Cigars, Pipes, &o. 1401 DIE D EGA1 MAX,!,, High-street, Echuca. Opposite the Town Hall. AF. PULLING, ■ Dispensing and Family Chemist. Teeth Extracted. 894 Motels, tVc. TOOLEYBUC HOTEL, ■ Lower Murray. C. CLOTHIER BEGS to inform parties travelling with stock and the public generally that he has oponed the above Hotel with Shades, whero Cool! Drinks oan be obtained on. the hottest days. He also begs to inform the pnblio that he has The Finest Punt on the Lower Murray, Capable of crossing the heaviest teams, A Wheelwright and Blacksmith's Bhop attached to the premises. Tine PUST, Without...
LONDON WOOL SALES. (HELMUTH SCHWARTZE.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
LONDON WOOL SALES. (iteliiuth scu'wahtze.) oince tne commencement, on the oth ot May, of the London public Baits of colonial wool, the following quantity has been oatalogued: —Vic torian, 39,056 bales; New South Wales and Queensland, 11,127 balps; South Australian, 5065; New Zealand, 3738 bales; Tasmanian, 1257 bales; West Australian, 4 bales; Cape, 12,638 bales; Sundries, 158 bales; total, 73,043 bales, of which about 8000 bales have been with drawn. The first few days passed off compara tively satisfactory, a not very serious fall marking the sale of some, but not of all descriptions. Since then, however, a decline has taken place, more substantial and palpable than has been witnessed for many years. The following are a few of the leading kinds:—Good to superior Port Phillip wools worth from Is 8d to Is 9d in March, worth Is 5jd to Is Gd now ; good to superior Port Phillip grease wools worth lHd to Is in March, worth 9 jd to 10jd now; middling to good Tort Phillip grease wools, wo...
ECHUCA BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
fifiHUCA BOROUGH COUNCIL. j The ordinary fortnightly meeting; of the Council took place on Wednesday evening. Present—The Mayor, and Crs Graham, Nolan, Hansen, Newbould, Hayes, Nield, and Weaver. The minutes having- been read and confirmed, and correspondence read, the mayor made some remarks with reference to a letter which had been written to hi in by the town clerk, on the subject of the, letting of the Town Hall to the Cricket Club; for the purposes of-'a public-entertainment, in. which he requested him to contradict a rumor to tlie effect that he (thetown' clerk) had: fixed'. the terms. Tie'said that it was,not at all clearly understood > by- the Council what were' the terms ..formally.,,agreed to. Unfortunately there was no. reporter present at'the time the matter was under^consideration. He thought the town4clerk :had:- acted somewhat inju diciously: in the matter. - The town cleric said he was sorry, if' he- had misapprehended" the intentions*or.' the .Council, which he '...
STATE OF THE RIVERS. ECHUCA. July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
STATE OF THE RIVERS. ECHUCA. The Murray (wharf gauge) is 13-rt Oin above summer level, and rising. £BY ELECTIilC TELEGRAPH.] The Murray. Albury ... '4ft Sin above summer level Wahgnnyali.. 5ft = Gin ,, ,, Swan Hill .. 9ft oin „ : ,, . Euston .. 9ft 8in „ ,,, The M0RIUJMBIDGEE Gundagai 4ft lOin Wagga Wagga 7ft 4in 9ft Gin 9 ft Oin Hay Balranald
The Riverine Herald. ECEUCA, SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
C|c pkrme jfcraBf. ECEUCA, SATURDAY, JULY iO, 1869. In cases where Magistrates at Petty Sessions tire allowed a discretion as to the amount and terms of their decisions, we have been always averse to criticise those decisions; but if Magistrates take upon themselves a discre tionary power which is not warranted, we deem it our duty as well to protest against their exceeding' their powers, as to vindicate the express meaning of Acts of Parliament by which they should be guided. We have within the last few days again gone through the farce cf appealing against a number of valuations in the borough, and in order to show the position we take on the subject, we quote the words of the Municipal Act as follows:—" All rateable property shall be valued at the rent for which the same can reasonably be expected to let from year to" year." Our readers will thus see that no dis cretion can be construed from the word " shall," which is clearly mandatory, and makes it imperative that valuations sh...
ANOTHER WHARF ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
ANOTHER WHARF ACCIDENT. un liiursclay n quantity or timber was being discoarg-ed from a barge of Messrs Barber and Co's by means of the crane at the lower end of the wharf. While lifting about 38 cwt., the chain snapped, and the timber fell from a considerable height, fortunately into the water, and clear of the barge. The sheave at the end of the crane was broken, and one man narrowly escaped a very serious accident by being struck by a piece of iron, which flew with considerable force from the fracture. The work of discharging was seriously delayed. No wonder the complaints about the cranes are loud and deep. But the North-Eastern Railway is expected by the Government, so it is said, to destroy our wharf trade. No wonder the complaints are unheeded. Far-seeing people these railway officials—no doubt of it.
THE WESLEYAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
THE WESLEYAN CIIUnGH. This handsome edifice is now approaching completion, and will be opened on the 25th instant by ;the Rev Joseph. Dare, assisted.by, the Rev: A. Mackie, resident Presbyterian; Miniker :of. Echucfi.. -;Jt-.tea'; mfee'tinfc'iyill_be 'held: on the following- evening-;'arid on the. nfext aiec'ture on " Self Reliarice/' in-conriec tion Iwitli 'the |operiiri£- ceremony,1 will'be de^. livered by..the Tlev.Mr Dare, in the-Town Hall. The church seats are now bcing.erected!/Thi?y: are of'polished cedar, and will ,present aJ very handsome appearance when, finished. ;lt.- is reckoned that there wi^ be- accommodation. for 250 persons, ,/rhe,pulpit,,,which.Avill be, a roomy one, is also to be of polished cedar. The colored f^lass of' the windows gives si' fine' effect to'the interiorj and>the church, with:all its'-arrangementsj reflects the highest, credit on the builder, Mr Lever. ;;
THE MOAMA COMMON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
THR MOA MA COMMON. The following' letter has been forwarded.to us,- with a request for its insertion. We shall simply remark at present that it does not alter the main aspect of the question, and we shall he able to defend our assertions as being1 sub stantially correct:— (To the Editor of the Riverine Herald.) Sir,—I have the honor to apprise you lhat at an ordinary meetin of the Trustees of Moama Commons, held this day, some passages of your aiock report, and leading article, of the 7th inat., were laid before the members pres»nt. 2. The passage's adverted to, the Trustees con sider extremely uncandid and inaccurate, and for the information of all interested, the. Trustees will, at an early day, solicit space in pour columns for a reply. 3. The Trustees, conceiving that cn this occa sion you have been erossly misled, desire to state that authentic information as to their public actB, will be, on every proper occaesion, at the service of the Press; bnt they will dflcline in futnio ...
ECHTTCA POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
ECHTTCA POLICE COURT. On Wednesday, before the Police Magis trate arid' the Mayor, Antonio Francis was brought up, charged with lunacy, and was committed to the Collingwood Lunatic Asy lum. On Thursday, before the same magis trates, and Dr Crossen, J P , a number of cases of appeal against the Borough valua tions were heard. On the opening of the Court the town clerk applied for an adjourn ment for half an hour, in order to enable him to get the valuation book from the municipal office. The application was granted. Mr Taylor drew the attention of the Bench to the unnecessary nature of the delay thus caused, and said it would increase the claims for costs for which he intended applying. On the re-oppning of the Court, the first case called on was that of Geo. Redman, an ap peal against the valuation of the Criterion Hotel, which was rated at £180 per annum. Mr Taylor appeared for appellant, and said that he would remark with reference to this and the other cases of appeal in which he...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. JULY. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 July 1869
CALENDAR FOK THIS WEKiv. j july. phases of the moon, Last quarter . Friday, 2nd, .. 10.2G a m. • New moon ..Friday, 9th, .. 11.18p.m. ' First quarter ..Friday, 16th, . .-;:4.28 p.m. - Full moon .-.Friday, 23rd, . .*11.34 p.m. Apogee "1st,' 4 a.m. Perigee, .. 16th, 3 a.m. . Apogee- ■.28th, 10 p.m. • — ? AT KCUCCA. Days of-the , Sun. - Date Week. "!* Moon. Rises. Set?'. n. M/ n. m. h. jr. 10 Saturday 7 16 4 54 S. 5 40p.m. 11 Sunday. 7 15 4 55 : 6 48 12 Monday ., _7 15. 4'56 ■ 7 55 13 Tuesday 7 15 4 56 9 8 14 Wednesday. 7 14 4 57 "10 16 15 Thursday .. 7 14 4 58 . 11 25 16 Friday 7 14 4 58