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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
R: HOWE, ACCOUNTANT AND AGENT. Station accounts adjusted and Books accurately kept. MURRAY STREET, COLAC. POLWARTH & SOUTH GREN VILLE PASTORAL, AGRI CULTURAL & HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. The Annual Autumn Exhibition of the above Society will be held on THURSDAY, 23RD MARCH, of Grain, Garden Produce, Fruit, and Flowers. Progranunes and all information may be obtained from the Secretary. B. N. BUTCHER, Sec. SHIRE OF COLA C. £20 RE WARD. NOTICE is hereby given that a Reward of Twenty Pound will be paid by the Council of the Shire of Colac, for such information as will lead to the conviction of any person -or persons damaging any fence, building,.erection, or other property of the said Shire: By order of the Council, , P. C. WILSON, Secretary. SHIRE OF COLAC. NOT.I CE. Whereas previous to coming into operation of the Municipal Cocponratiomn Act, 1863, (or the Act No. 176.) A fence (at the north side of a road marked out betweien allotment No. 4, section 20, and allotment 1 a...
INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH. VICTORIA V. NEW SOUTH WALES. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) SECOND DAY. SYDNEY, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
IA IITE COLO VIAL C KICKETs alfATGCII. ---+-- VICTORIA V. NEW 8SOUTI H WALES. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCI?ATEI) I'RES1 TELEIltA .1 .) - SECOanD DAY. SYDNEY, Febru;ary 26. The attendance on the Albert ground to-day numbered over 15,000 pcirsons, and was probilbly unequalled on any previdits occasion of a similar kind. The greatest interest was shown in the progress of the match. His Excel lency the Governor and par sty were on the ground during the whole of the afternoon. The New South Wales eleven commenced their innings by sending in Thompson ald D. Gregory to the bowling of Iloran ?iLd Allan, but the former was soon reliMvcd by Alexander, who was in lhis'turn re lievs' by Cossticlk. Thomlpson wnts run out -when lie hadicored tell, and Evans filled the vacanc.y. sn pl:sying a ball from Cosstick l~-twI k-no*d e. slp, and was obliged to obtain a substitute to run for him. TWhten 35tiSns had been scored Wills went4s- with his slows, and was a good deal punished ; both batsman scored rallidly, ...
HAMPDEN APPEAL CASES. GEELONG, Monday, 7 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
(Br Eia'nriuc T'eI'eneArL.) [FROne OUr OWN CO)IIRESPONDENT.) Gi:eox:, londlay,7 p.m. The Iamlpden Shire Appeal Cases cante on to-day at the General Sessions, but were postponed until next Court, on accounut of Judge Bownman expras sing his desire to be relieved from ad judicating upon cases wherein it might appear that he was reviewing Judge Skinncr's decisions. The appellanuts accepted at once; and the defendants ultimately. The expenses will be very heavy, as over 410 witnesses, front Cann perdown and other places, were sub p1lnacd.
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
NEW? ZEALA.ND. WELLINGTON, Lebruary 25. The colonial prize firing with rifles, which cost the country annually £3,500, conimenced?. yesterday at Wangahiui. There are 100 competitors. DUNEODIN, February 25. The seaman and firemen have agreed to the following rates :-Seamen in sailing vessels; £7 per month; in steamers; £8 ; fireiisen, £12 a month; and trimmers, £8. Mr. Charles Bright lectured in Wil son's circus-tent on Sunday evening. The mayor has given instructions that for the future the tent must be used only for circus purposes. .February 26. The mruiicipal coisncil has rescinded tihe order:of tie' mayor forbidding the use of Wilson's circus by AMr. Bright. OAMARn, February 26. A severe shock of earthquake was felt on Thursday.: ,Chimneys were do stroyed, andl atone; buildings much shaken.U AZt Port Chalmhners also build ings were shakeni -
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ' ADELAIDE, February 28. The Wallaroo copper mine has de clared i:dividend of £10?0 per share. A child named Henry Hammond has been suffocated by another child, who phlced a jiiece of cloth over his mouth. Tle HR.1.S. China sailed at eight o'clock last night. February 26. The Agricultural Society has decided to hold an intercolonial show in 1878. Thei ships Dunmore, Lady Hincks, and Crosskill have been chartered to load iheat for, England.
BIRREGURRA ATHLETIC SPORTS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
BIRRGFURUEA ATHLETIC sPEOR?TS IM.EETIN-G. The following are the official handicaps for the Birregarra Sports, which are to be held on the 15th March;, viz. : THE BIRREGURRA CUP. yds. yds. yds. 100 200 440 E. Ellis, Ballarat .... . ... sr. scr. scr. J. Martin, Geelong . ... 1 2 4 H. Montgodimry,. eelong ... ý 2 4 A. Watt,: Geelong ... 2 3 6 J. Meredith, Inverleigh 2 3ý 7 G. Kettle, Birregurra . 2 3 7 .T. Lewis, Happy Valley 8 G. G. Day,;.Geelong 2" 4 10 P. E. Cahill, Birregurra 3 6 8 A. M'Mullen,-Gcelong ..4 7 15 E. J. Walford, Cressy .. 4 7 15 J. M'Donald, Geelong 5 10 18 J. Wheeler, Geelong .6 12 18 J. Hancock, Birregurra .6 12 20 W. Scott, Birregurra 7 13 20 .I Howe, Birregurra 7 14 22 ONE MILE PLAT RACE. T. Bennett ... scratch. J. P. Gleeson ... 10 yds. James Wheeler . 15 yds. R. Burns ... 100 yds. C. A. Foley ... 120 yds. A. Skeneo. .. 120 yds. . VAULTIiG 3?ATCU. J. E. Donega ... scratch. J. Smith (Batesford) . 5 iinches. M. K. Gullan . 7 inches. John Smith .. 10 inches. ' W. Ca...
TASMANIAN RACES. THIRD DAY. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) LAUNCESTON, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
TAI'S?AAN N RIUACS. . THIRD DAY. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGIRAMS.) .- , LAUNCESTOtN, February 26. The' weatlihe was fine to-day, and there was iL better attendance on the course. LADIES' PuRsE.--Bishophourne, 1 ; Bischoff, 2 ; Spinster, 3. Turn of the Tide also started. A good race. Time, 3 .min. 58 sec. SELLING STAKEs.--Littlc Stag, 1; Dicko, 2. Won easily. STEEPLECHASE.-Duffer, 1 ; Dutch man, 2 ; Cleaver, 3. Remorse and Murgah also started. It was a splen did race. Time; 6 min. 36 sec. The cup given by Mr. W. Hartnoll, inn., was presented to the winner, William Motton, Mr. Field's trainer, by the Governor, who .comlimented him on the sltccess of his horse.
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, Monday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (PROM OUR OwN CORR.ESPONDENT.) \LEr,.ousNL, Monday, 8 p.m. The master of a State School at I'ralhran has been summonsed by a woman named Nicholson for assaulting her boy by severely flogging him. Chief Justice Sir William Stawell took his seat on the bench at the Supreme Court this morning, after threeo :ears absence therefrom. The Keow Asylum enquiry was con tinued this morning, The evidence given was similar to that previously published. It has been adjourned muntil Wednesday next. 'The .3roughs Smyth enquiry will be resumned to-morrow.
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
A(Il'IULT'URAL NOT"'S. The average returns of grain Till not be so high from the Goulburn district this year, owing to the severe winter weather giving rise to takeall and other diseases. Our Shepparton correspondent estimates that the average for wheat will not exceed twelve bushels per acre, and barley and oats are also low. Lucerne culture for sheep is pro gressing in the district, and the total area under cultivation will reach 10,900 acres. In the other new districts the wheat returns generally are favorable,'and barley growing in some of the older localities is found to pay so well, that an increased area is likely to be put in next year. The returns from the Loddon district are highly favorable, our Bridgewater correspondent giving tie'great est yield of wheat as forty, the smallest at thirteen, and the average at twenty-three bushels per acre. There is a marked im provement taking place in the agricultural practice of the area, which together with the richness of the soil, a...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 28. Great disgust is felt at a telegram in the Evening A vews, refleccing on the Victorian players. It is believed the Victorians will take the matter up on their return. February 26. Mr. Frank Stephen, of Maitland, formerly chief clerk of the Supreme Court, shot 'himself yesterday at the Maitland rifle butts. A fearful conflagration occurred yes terday at the' Gulgong racecourse. The grand stand and all the booths ad .oining were totally destroyed. There was terrible confusion at the races.
[ADVERTISEMENT.] THE NATIONAL REFORM LEAGUE OF VICTORIA. MANIFESTO. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 February 1876
[ADVERTIS?MENaT.j THE N ATIOA 1 REFORM S LEAGUE OF VICTORIA. MANIFESTO. It is a fundamental principle of the -English Constitution that rep-esentation should.go with taxation. It is an in :ilienable tight of a free people that they should make their own laws. rhe people of this country live under a constitution which, while lea'ing them comparatively free to elect their iwn repre entatives pra- tically deprives their representatives of ,all legislative powe . 'The Legislative Assembly, which is lected by the whole people, is constantly obstructed by the Legislative Council, which reoresents only a portion of the community, that portion being the propertied class. Legislative action on the part of the people has, there •fore, become a nullity, and self-govern ment a sham. In every civilized cotntry in the world a land tax is one of the chief sources of revenue for the State. In a country like this, where the State out of the general revenue grants large annual subsides in aid of loca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
[AiVEiaRTIS1:a M NT.j rtIti N AT IONAL I'EFOIS3I SLEAGUI.-OF VICTOR'lIA. tM . NIFE'STO. It is a fiutdmloentill principle ,.f the Englii.h Con.tituitn that representation should go witn tr::x:tin. It is nii in alienable light iof, :: cle people that they should mstake their oucn laws. the people of this country lise :aldert a constitution whllich, while leaitg them comparatively free to elect their .inu reproe :cntitives pra- tically deprives their rcpre,entatives of all legislative i owec. tihe Legislative Assembly, wheliicl is elected by the whole people, is consitantly olbstructed lby the Legislative Council. which recresents only a portion of the coucn unity, thrt portion being the proplertied class. Legislative action on the part of':he people has, there fore, becomle a nullity, and self-govern ment a sham. In every civilized coue:try ill the world a land tax is one of the chief sources of revenue for the State In a country like this, where the State out of the general revenue g...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
BALLARAT LIVEI STOCK MARKET. March l. l :ss~srsleponrtx ANt .) LEONADn report: The stock yarded were-48S cattle, 31 calves, 18,126 sheep, 805 lambs. Fat Cattle -About 50 stores were included in the above number, ranging from medium to prime, the best quality, being, however, very light weights. There was a fair attendance of town and country buyers, and the market opened at fully last week's rates, taking weights into account, but as sales progressed, prices declined fully 10s a head, a complete clearance not being elffected. Quotations Best pens bollocks, £10 to £12 10s ; good, £ to £9 10s; medium and inferior at store prices. No cows of any consequence yarded. Following are the averages of the principal mobs :--Mr. G. Lang's 32 bullocks, £9 14s; Mr. 1P. Maloney's 516 bullocks. £9 Ss ; Mr. J. Arrmstrong's 62 hullocks. £9 5s; oMr. C. Po1dger's 390bullocks, £8 4s Id. Fat Calves -Prices ruled satisfactory, quality con sideredl, best making to 60s. We sold--ll11 for various owners from...
STRANGE CASE—THE SLANDERER PUNISHED. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
S'TRANGE CASE-Ti- E SLAN DERER PUNISHED. At the Corowa District Court, on Friday last, before HIis Honor Forbes, Annabella Margaret Thompson, of Corowa, sued William Robert Cousins of Burraja, for defamation of character. Mr. F. Brown, instructed by Messrs. Blackmore and Thorold, appeared for the plaintiff, and the defendant appeared personally. Damages were laid at £200. The following is the plaint. The plaintiff sues the defendant for that the defendant falsely and malici ously wrote and published of the plaintiff in a letter written by the defen dant to Miss Bell, (an aunt of plaintiff) the words following :-" Now let me tell you in plain words that for the last tlhree years, Annie, (meaning the plaintiff) has been of her own free will and consent, my wife, and has beeh used by me as such, (meaning that the defendant has had carnal connection with the said plaintiff during the said three- years.) Tom Clifton is well aware of this, will he marry her, or will they be happy afterwar...
GEELONG STATION PRODUCE REPORT. February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
GEELONG STATION PRODUCE REPORT. February 2S. Messrs. MEsIrasis, VINIes ad Co. report': Wool.-\We offered about 50 bales and bags. There was a good attendance of buyers, who competed freely, enabling us to clear out every lot at satisfactory prices. rWe sold greasy fleece to 954d, do lambs at 9d, pieces to 6d. Sheepskius.-- Woe had a fair quantity to offer. Theore was a good attendance of buyers, competition being brisk throughout, "oand prices satisfactory. We sold full wools from 74 to 7~,i per 1i, lambs at ( d do, pelts to 27d, according to size and condition. SHides.--There was a fair demand at prices about equal to last week's rates. \We offered and sold shout 201), as fellews :--Green hides to 41d, salted to 4ld, heavy do to 5?d, kip to 5ýd, calf, to 5?,4. Tallow.-W\c sold a few lots rough fat at 2,d, rendered 24d.
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
1ELBOURNE LIVE, STOCK IMARNiET. March 1. Fat (2:atlc.-1,201 were yarded for the week'a supply, consisti? g chiefly of good and prime quality. The demand was brisk, es pecially for best descriptions, and the prices reslised show a alight advance on last week's rates. Prime pens of bullocks sold at from £10 10s to £12 5 ; good do, from £9 to £9 10s ; second do, from £8 to £8lOs ; inferior, from £5 ; best pens of cows, from £8 to £9 5s ; others from .£4 10s. Following are the principal averages :-252 Northern bullocks, £9 14s; Messrs. T. F. Patterson and Co.'s 251 head, bullocks £10 5s 7d, cows £7 17s; Mr. Wm. Turner's 56 bullocks, £8 10s; Mr. John Foster's 119 do, £10 11s Id. FatCalves. -120 came to hand, which were disposed of at fair rates. Best made fromn 50s to 60s ; second do, 30s to 40s. Fat Sheep.-20,254 came to hand, the greater portion of which were of second and middling quality. Those to hand of good and prime description found a ready sale at prices slightly in advance of ...
TASMANIA. LAUNCESTON, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
TAil SMAN IA. LAUNCESs'ox, Marcl 1. The regatth to-day was the best held for years. lThe Hobart Town crews were not so successfull as usual. The last crushing at the Nine Mile Springs yielded 18 dwt. to the ton. Miss Margaret Lucas, niece of Captain Lucas, formerly of the Southern Cross, has taken the white veil. Wilson, charged with uttering a forged cheque, proceeds to Melbourne by steamer in the custody of a Victorian detective. The Governor starts on a tour to the Ringaroomoa Tin Mines to-morrow.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
ODDFELLOWS' HALL, COLAC. TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 14. GRAND AMATEUR DRAMATIC PERFORMdANCE In aid of the Funds of the HARMONIC SOCIETY. Frl?sr PART or PRosmnsssse. That well-known Coinedy in two Acts, "TIME TRIES ALL." SEcoND 'PART. That most Laughable of Farces, "THE HAPPY MAN." Commencing at 8. Admission, I2 and Is. ODDFELLOWS' HALL, COLAC. SONS OF 'TEMPERANCE, COLAC Divisro?-, No. 13. EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY. A GRAND. CONCERT will take place on Easter Monday Evening, April 17, 1876, when first-class talent will appear. Further particulars . in future ad vertisement. By order, J. G. JOHNSTONE, Sec. EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 17. 1876. GRAND ATHLETIC SPORTS Will be held in THE PUBLIC GARDENS Under the auspices of the Friendly Societies. For further particulars see future advertisements. By order, J. G. JOHNSTONE, ROBT. SPARK, Secretaries. POLWARTJH & SOUTH GREN VILLE PASTORAL, AGRI CULTURAL & HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. The Annual Autumn Exhibition of the above Society will be held on...