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FRIDAY, JULY 17. (Before Messrs. W. D. Campbell, and W. J. E. Wotton.) [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
FRIDAY, JULY 17. (Before Messrs. W. D. Campbell, and W. J. E. Wotton.) John Harris was brought up on remand. Sergeant Hitch further deposed : While serving his sentence for drunkenness I asked prisoner to account for the money he had spent in Burrowa after Monday, 6th July ; prisoner said it was money saved by him from last shearing ; that he had it planted in the heel of an old bottle at Costello's place, in a hole in a post in the garden ; prisoner said he went for his plant on Tuesday, and that Mary Costello saw him and spoke to him ; I have since examined Costello's garden ; there is no such post as prisoner described. Robert Smith deposed : I am a farmer, living at Limestone Creek ; I know prisoner ; on Mon- day, 6th instant, I was in prisoner's company at O'Neill's public-house ; I had in my possession six £1 notes, half-sovereign, some silver, and a cheque for £1 ; the money was in a purse in the outside breast-pocket of my coat ; I treated the prisoner ; the prisoner must ha...
DEFINED PREEMPTIVE LEASES. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
DEFINED PRE-EMPTIVE LEASES. The claims of the undermentioned persons for pre-emptive leases have been approved, subject to the conditions set forth in the Regulations of 1st November, 1861 :— &nbsp; District of Burrowa. James Gourlay, Congera, county of MonteagJe, parish of Congera, 960 acres ; rent, £1 10s. John Pring, Marengo, county of Monteagle, parish of Yundoo, 640 acres ; rent, £1. John Pring, Marengo, county of Monteagle, parish of Yundoo, 1205 acres ; rent, £1 17s. 8d. District of Cowra. Thomas Smith, Cowra, county of Monteagle, parish of Cocomingla, 900 acres ; rent, £1 8s. 2d.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
We understand that the Grand Banquet at Yass in commemoration of the release of Frank Gar- diner came off last night as advertised ; owing to our Telegraph line being fully occupied by messages from Sydney till a very late hour in consequence of the interruption by floods of the direct line to Wagga we were unable to obtain any particulars.
UNCLAIMED LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
UNCLAIMED LETTERS. The following list of letters (No. 12) are now lying at the General Post Office, Sydney : — Ship Letters. 14 J. C. Wellman, Lachlan District. 20 P. Whittaker, Cowra. Inland Letters. 7 G. F. Baker, Murrumburrah. 154 George Broughton, Young (2.) 192 Tim. Buckley, Marengo. 40 — Campbell, Cunningham. 101 G. H. Chapman, Fish River. 113 Mrs. Charlotte Churchman, Young. 205 James Costello, Binalong. 243 R. Crosby, Burrowa. 258 John Cummings, Fish River. 260 William Cummins, Fish River. 1 John Dacey, Nubba Nubba. 85 Miss Alice Donohue, Galong Creek. 97 Mr. Doseett, Limestone Creek. 117 M. J. Drew, Cunningham Plains. 127 Mr. Duggan, Fish River. 57 Thomas Goodman, Murrumburrah. 58 Mrs. Henry Goodridge, Young. 66 John Gorman, Burrowa. 10 Hall and Allen, Young. 14 Matthew Hamilton, Young. 66 Mrs. J. T. Hayes, Young. 74 John Healey, Wheeo. 75 J. Heane, Marengo. 132 Patrick Holleran, Binalong. 164 A. Hudson, Lachlan River. 23 Miss A. Kelly, Binalong. 41 C. H. Lenthall, Burrowa....
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. REUTE'S TELEGRAMS TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS. SINGAPORE—JULY 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS &nbsp; TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATAED PRESS. SINGAPORE—JULY 9. &nbsp; The mail steamship Nubia, from Australia, arrived at Galle on the 7th, PARIS—JULY 8. &nbsp; In the French National Assembly, the debate on the motion introduced by the Legitimists has been brought to a conclusion. When the division was called for, the Left abstained from voting, and the Legitimists found themselves in a minor- ity. The members of the Left expressed regret at the suspension of their nnion with the Legiti- mists, but nevertheless felt it their duty not to record their votes. The motion was consequently rejected by 379 to 80. Subsequently a motion in favour of re-proclaim- ing Marshal MacMahon's powers was submitted to the Assembly and supported by the Govern- ment, but it was rejected by 369 to 331. Ultimately it was resolved simply to pass on to the Order of the Day. 'This resolution was arrived at on a division of 339 to 315, and was consi...
IMPUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
IMPOUNDINGS. GRENFELL.—Impounded at Grenfell, on the 6th &nbsp; &nbsp; July, from Bald Hills, by T. Boland, Esq. :— Bay horse, shod, C D near shoulder, aged, 15 hands. To be sold 30th July. BETHUNGRA.—Impounded at Bethungra, on the &nbsp; &nbsp; 3rd July, from Iron Bong, by Mr. M. Culhane :— &nbsp; Bay gelding, l S over like 9 near shoulder, star, docked tail, aged. Bay gelding, C C over S near shoulder, blaze, long pulled tail, 7 years. To be sold 23rd July. COWRA.—Impounded at Cowra, on the 1st July, &nbsp; &nbsp; from Milton Farm, by order of Stephen G. Alford, Esq.:— Brown entire horse, R over triangular brand near shoulder, 2 off shoulder, unbroken, aged, 15 hands. To be sold 30th July. COOTAMUNDRY.—Impounded at Cootamundry, &nbsp; &nbsp; on the 3rd July, from Horse Gully, by Mr. G. Powell :— Grey colt, indescribable blotched brand near shoulder. Bay horse, M over G off shoulder, star, pulled tail. Black ma...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
The REV. DR. COLETTI.—The Rev. Vincenzo &nbsp; Colletti (chaplain to the Most Rev. J. B. Polding, the Boman Catholic Arohbishop of Sydney) has just been advanced to the degree of " Doctor of &nbsp; Divinity " by Pope Pius the Ninth. The above- named esteemed gentleman—so well known for &nbsp; his scholarship and theological attainments— although a native of Italy, studied in early youth at St. Edmund's College, Old Hall Green, Hert- fordshire, England. Thence he proceeded to the Roman University, where he completed his course ; and, having passed a highly creditable examination, graduated bachelor and licentiate in theology. In 1867, the Rev. V. Colletti accom- panied Archbishop Polding on his return to this colony, and has here since remained actively engaged in his clerical duties. Dr. Colletti's diploma arrived in Sydney from Rome by the last maiL—S. M Herald. &nbsp; OVER-PRESSING WOOL.—Complaints are made of &nbsp; over-pressing wool. A co...
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. Flour, fine, £13 per ton. Ditto, seconds, £12 per ton. &nbsp; Bran, £2 10s. per ton. Wheat, 4s. to 4s. 2d. per bushel. Maize, 3s. 9d. to 4s. per bushel. Oats, 3s. per bushel. Barley, 3s. per bushel. Hay, £3 to £3 10s. per ton. Cheese, 6d. per lb. Butter, 1s. per lb. Bacon, 6d. per lb. Eggs, 1s. per dozen. Potatoes, 5s. per cwt. Sheepskins, 4d. to 6d. per lb. Hides, 3d. per lb. Hair, 1s. per lb. Wattle bark, £3 per ton.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
STRINGY-BARK RAILS, WANTED, 10,000 STRINGY BARK RAILS, to be delivered at Bally- Ryan, J. N. RYAN. July 17th, 1874. WANTED, &nbsp; A GOOD BULLOOK-DRIVER.— Apply to J. N. RYAN, Bally-Ryan. &nbsp; July 17th, 1874. &nbsp; NOTICE. &nbsp; GREEN HIDES and SHEEPSKINS Purchased, for CASH, by the under- signed. A. HANCOCK. Burrowa, 19th June, 1874. WORKING BULLOCKS. &nbsp; WANTED, immediately, from 8 to 40 Head of WORKING BULLOCKS, with or without tackling. A. E. MIDDLETON, &nbsp; Broughtonsworth. &nbsp; July 4th, 1874. &nbsp; TENDERS &nbsp; ARE invited for upwards of 2000 Bushels &nbsp; of the Best STONE ROCHE LIME, &nbsp; as per bushel. To be delivered at the Site of the New Catholic Church, Burrowa. Tenders to be sent to the undersigned on or before the 26th Inst. The lowest, or any, Tender not necessarily accepted. JOHN DUNNE, C.C. &nbsp; St. Patrick's Presbytery, Burrowa, 17th July, 1874. MAN...
STOCK AND STATION [A. E. MIDDLETON'S REPORT.] [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
STOCK AND STATION REPORTS. [A. E. MIDDLETON'S REPORT.] Fat Cattle are extremely scarce, and none offer- ing. Really prime bullocks are worth from 20s. per 100 lbs. Store Cattle are much enquired for ; but owners are asking such extreme rates that there is no margin for profit for buyers. In fact, none but weedy and old cattle are to be purchased in the district. The Sheep market is exceedingly quiet, owners waiting to shear previous to sale. Really prime, heavy wethers would sell readily at from 11s. 6d. to 12s. 6d. ; stores, 8s. 6d. to 10s. My sales this week have been as follows :—A &nbsp; &nbsp; few hacks and breeding mares to Mr. John Ken- nedy ; a first-class draught horse, on account of Mr. John McNamara ; and a handsome bull, on account of Mr. Michael Ryan, to R. A. Barber, Esq., at a highly satisfactory rate. I have under offer a superior lot of mixed cattle, also a first-class run, with 10,000 sheep, and hope shortly to report sales. Burrowa, 17th July. [BRO...
THE STRANGER OF THE BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
THE STRANGER OF THE BALL. A BALL was about to take place in a small country town on the west coast of Scotland, and as the &nbsp; town boasted only one barber of any eminence, it may be supposed that his hands were full. Indeed Duncan could not by any possibility have got through his business had it not luckily happened that he had just provided himself with an assist- ant. The assistant was from London, though only from an ' establishment' in a lane leading out of Goswell-street. No matter : he was from London ; and the fact was a tower of strength to the concern. The young man was a smart, vain, ignorant, impudent Cockney ; and on finding him- self all on a sudden in such wonderful demand, he gave himself a thousand ridiculous airs, at which even the anxious and expectant, fair ones could not refrain from laughing. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At the per...
LANDS AVAILABLE FOR SETTLEMENT IN VICTORIA. (From the Australasian.) [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
LANDS AVAILABLE FOB SETTLEMENT IN VICTORIA. (From the Australasian.) The following return, showing the approximate area of lands available for settlement in the colony, exclusive of the mountainous districts and mallee scrub, was laid .on the table of the Legis- lative Assembly on Tuesday :— &nbsp; Acres. Total area of Victoria as re-estimated on new map ...... 56,440,720 Deduct mallee scrub and unavailable mountain ranges, lakes, lagoons, &c. 23,000,000 Total available area ...... 33,446,720 Land alienated up to December, 1864, 7,071,816 acres ; roads, &c., in con- nexion therewith, 353,591 acres ... 7,425,407 Land alienated under Land Act 1865, 3,526,020 acres ; roads, &c., in con- nexion therewith, 176,301 acres ... 3,702,321 Land alienated under Land Act 1869, 3,103,989 acres ; roads in connexion therewith, 155,199 acres ...... 3,259,188 Land included in cities, towns, &c. ...... 30,000 Reserves in connexion with pastoral occupation under ...
THE MINISTER FOR LANDS ON FREE SELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
THE MINISTER FOR LANDS ON FREE SELECTION. MR. ROBERT BARBOUR, the saw-mill and steam- boat proprietor on the Murray, has recently visited Sydney for the purpose of instituting legal pro- &nbsp; ceedings against Mr. Ricketson, the pastoral tenant of Baratta run, near Deniliquin. Mr. Bar- &nbsp; bour, our readers will remember, took up land on Baratta as a selector, and Mr. Ricketson demo- lished the houses erected by Mr. Barbour, and took other forcible means to accomplish his eject- ment. Mr. Barbour, while in Sydney, also visited &nbsp; the Minister of Lands (Mr. Farnell), and obtained the following valuable information to Riverina selectors, which he submitted, in the form of a report, to the Deniliquin Free Selectors' Associ- ation, of which he is a member. Mr. Farnell frankly stated that whenever he found a bona-fide selector honestly desirous to fulfil the require- ments of the law, he would support such, and that to the extent of his power. RESIDENCE.—M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 18 July 1874
The Burrowa News Is published at the Office, Marsden-street, Burrowa, &nbsp; &nbsp; every Saturday morning, in time for circulation by the early Mails all over the Colony. Terms of Subscription :—When paid in advance for &nbsp; &nbsp; 3 months, 5s. ; if booked, 6s. Single copies, 6d. All accounts are rendered quarterly, and prompt settlement is requested. For Advertisements the following are the charges :— &nbsp; For the first inch or less of space, 3s.; for every subse- quent inch or less of the same advertisement, 1s. 6d. A reduction of twenty five per cent. will be made on all advertisements inserted for three months ; and of 10 per cent. if inserted for one month. Burrowa :—Printed and published by GEORGE &nbsp; EASON, at the News' Office, Marsden-street.
BURRANGONG PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
BURRANGONG PASTORAL AND AGRICUL TURAL EXHIBITION. List of Prizes offered by the Burrangong Pastoral md Agricultural Association, to be awardedat ;he next Show of the Society, which will be held sit Young on August 13th, 1874 :— Class A. — Thoroughbred Horses. For the best Blood Stallion, 4 years and over, £3, or silver cup ; ditto, 3 years,* £1 10s.t or cup ; ditto, 2 years and under, £1 10s., or cup. For the best Blood Mare, 30s., or cup. For the best Blood Filly, 2 years, 30e., or cup. Class B.— Draught Horses. For the best Stallion, 4 years and over, 30s., or cup ; ditto, under 4 years, 30s., or cup. For the best Mare, 30s., or cup. Class G— Cattle (Shorthorn). For the best Colonial-bred Bull, over 2 years, £3, or silver cup ; ditto, under 2 years, 30s. For the best Colonial-bred Cow, over 2 years, 30s., or cup ; ditto, Heifer, under 2 years, £1. For the best pen of Five Durham Heifers, over 2 years of age : epecial prize, 6ilver cup; value £5 5s. Class D.~Cattle (Hereford). For ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
THE BLACK WATTLE.—While according to Mr. &nbsp; Simmons the import of the bark of oaks and hem- lock-spruce into England becomes every year less, and while the import of sumach and gambir does not increase, the annual demand has, since the last 20 years ; become doubled. Probably no other tanning plants give so quick a return in cultiva- tion as our Acacia pycnantha and particularly A. ducurrens. The latter, the Black Wattle is already alluded to in the list of timber trees ; but the following additional notes may further show the importance of this neglected tree. The English price of the bark ranges generally from £8 to £11. It varies, so far as experiments under my direction have shown, in its contents of tannin from 18 to 33 per cent. In the mercantile bark the per- centage is somewhat less, according to the state of its dryness—it retaining about 10 per cent. &nbsp; &nbsp; moisture. Any bare, barren, unutilized places might here be sown most remunerative...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
COMMERCIAL HOTEL, MURRUMBURRAH, JOHN DILLON BEGS to return thanks to bis numerous Friends and Customers for the liberal patronage they have so kindly bestowed on him for nearly a space of thirteen years, and would also remind them that he has enlarged the Hotel considerably, and made extensive additions to the Stabling. The COMMERCIAL HOTEL, Murrum- bnrrah, for accommodation, is not to be surpassed in the district. None but the very beat brands in WINES and SPIRITS are kept, and are purchased from some of the best importing houses in Sydney. Private Suites of Rooms for Families, and superior accommodation for Commercial Travellers. The Stables are under the management of an experienced and steady Groom. BOOKING OFFICE For Mr. JAMES ROBERTS'S Line of Royal Mail Coaches between Yass and Young. Also, &nbsp; COBB & CO.'S Royal Mail Booking Office for Wagga Wagga. ALLT & CO., WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANTS, And General Importers, 143, PITT STREET, [Opposite Vicke...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. &nbsp; ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. ARRIVALS. &nbsp; From Yass and Tangmangaroo—On Tuesday, Wed- &nbsp; nesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 5·20 p.m. From Young and Marengo—On Thursday, Friday, &nbsp; and Sunday at 6 p.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; From Dalton and Rye Park—On Saturday, at 6 &nbsp; p.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; From Reid's Flat, via Phil's Creek and Hovell's Creek —On Monday, at 5 p.m. . &nbsp; DEPARTURES. &nbsp; For Yass and Tangmangaroo—On Monday, Wed- &nbsp; nesday, Friday, and Saturday, at 6·10 a.m. For Young and Marengo—On Wednesday, Thursday, &nbsp; and Saturday, at 5.40 p.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; For Rye Park and Dalton—On Friday, at 7 a m. &nbsp; For Reid's Flat, via Phil's Creek and Hovell's Creek —On Sunday, at 10 a.m. Money orders issued daily from ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Full Moon—July 29th—at 2.47 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Full Moon— July 29th— at 2·47 p.m. Day of month Day of week. Remarkable Events. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Sun rises. Sun sets. H. M. H. M. 26 S 8th Sunday after Trinity. 6 59 5 13 27 M Atlantic Cable completed, 1866 6 59 5 13 28 Tu 6 58 5 14 29 W 1st overland mail arrived, 1852 6 57 5 15 30 Th Queensland railway opnd., 1865 6 57 5 15 31 F 6 56 5 16 1 S Battle of the Nile, 1798 6 55 5 17