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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
SOUTH-r AUSTRALTA. ADELAIDE, Marclh 2. The citizens have authorised the City Council to borrow £10,000, but a poll has becn dleancded. About £90,000 worth of brcadstufls were exported last wcck. March 1. James' IRyian, a mlau of color, has becn colmmittcd for trial for highway roblbery. A testimonial has been presented to the 1Rev. E. J. Henderson on his delpar ture for ]Mell:ournc.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
IT appears tolerably clear, from recent disclosures made by witnesses who have given evidence before the Board ap pointed to inquire into the working of the Kew Lunatic Asylum, that the sum of £900 per annum, which is paid by the country for fees to the official Visitors of our Insane Asylums, is money ill-spent. If these gentlemen had performed their duties in a proper manner, it would have been simply impossible for the abuses, which have been prevalent in the Kew Asylum for such a long period, to have existed. It is of the utmost importance that a watchful supervision should be exer cised over the treatment of the poor beings who are unfortunately deprived of the light of reason. Sufficient has been already brought to light during the present enquiry to satisfy the public mind that there are a number of atten dants now employed at the Kew Asylum who are totally unfitted for looking after insane persons. Mr. J. T. SmITI, who is one of the Visitors, remarked in the Assembly on Tues...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
S QU i NS LAND. Blilss,\s, Maurclh 1. The Treas'urer has received a tole gralm fronm ?r. ifatcalister, which states thiat he intended starting fqr Paris last catch the imail steamer wiich leaves Londoni on the 3rd of March, and is due here about the 23rd of April. Mr. Htamilton is left temporarily hi charge of the emigration arrangements. It is understood that a permanent al)point ment to the Agent-Gencral is deferred till the Premier returns to the colony. A large procession of workmen, headed by a baud, in celebration of the -ight hours movement, proceeded to the Botanical Gardens to-day, and spenlt tihe day in variomus amlmusemennts.
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
COMMAERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Wednesday Evening. The Alce reports:-The movements of the markets are still characterised by great slug gishness, to-day's transactions being of a most trilling extent. iBreadstuffs are with out material chnlge in.value. . By public sale to-day-bover 4000 bushels wheat were dis posed of at.5s ?,d to 5s 31d for best samples, and 5s to 5s ]d for medlium, bags included. "Country flour wak':at the samne time offered, but passed in for £11 lts. In feedinggrains oats command a very fair iinqiry. Aibout 3:000 ushliels' were sold under the hammer at 3s 1Id to is 44; privately a few hundred bags were dlisposed of at 3s lid. Maize is dull at 4s 5d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
COBB AN CO 'S lOYAL MAIL TEL1 RAPH LINE OF COACIS. lAY COACH CAMP I DOWN AND COLAC TO GE ONG. Day Coach leaves C perdown every Tuesday, Thursday, and S trday at 9 a.m passing through Colae at n n, and reaching Geelong at 6 p.m. Return day coach leave Cobb and Co.'s Booking Office, Gcelong every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9 a.m. NIGHT MI1L. C EELONG TO WARRAMB1BOOL AND BELFASt. Daily, at9.50 p1.min., Satdidays excepted. With Branch Lh to MORTLAKE, CAFA}IUT, PENS HORST, AND BAhMILTO~T, MOUNT GA MB IER AND ADELAIDE, VIA PENOLA, and all intermediate peost towr.s, leaving Geelong every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 9.50 p.m. Coaches leave Cobb and Co's Booking Office, Geelong, daily (Saturday excepted), at 9.50 p.m. for Warrnambool and Belfast, returning from Belfast daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 10.30 a.m., on Sundays at 4 a.m. and from Warrnambool daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 1 p.m., on Sundays at 6 a.m., from Hamilton every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 6 a.m. MlountDune...
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. February 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
CGEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. Felbruary 28. Messrs. CeO cRO S SvYso' and Co. report : FatCattle.--The supply forward was limited, and the town trade being only represented, prices, except for prime beef, were rather lower. Our sales were-for Mr. JM. Weston, 20 bullocks, from £9 12s Gd to £11 5s, averaging £10 4s. Fat Shcep.--A full supply of all descriptions, but prices were fully up to late quotations. except for inferior quality. (Oar sales were-for Messrs. 1M'Naught and Boyd, Hall, Butcher, I)ay, and others, 50 cross-bred ewes at lls, 505 merino wethers at Ss, 44 cross-bred wethers at 10s, 44 ewes (,mall) at Gs Gd, 248 ewes and wethers from 63 Id to 7s 6d, a few small ones at 4s Gd, 150 wethers at 7s 2d : total sales, 997 head. Fat Lambs.--Very few forward, but prices were low, and sales very dull. We sold 65 head at up to is Gd. Store Cattle are not much enquired for. We have sold in the yards, 32 head mixed at £3.
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE REPORT. March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
MELBOUIRNE STATIION PRODUCE REPORT. March 1. Messrs J. H.. CLouass andl Co. report Wool.-Since our report by last mail, there has been only a limited amount of business t*ransacted in this market, the season now being about closed. There has only been a comparatively small quantity of wool brought forward, which has consisted principally of resmnants of clips already gone forward, odd lots, and a few parcels from late districts in the new and back conutry. Eight punblic sales have been held, at which about 6,600 bales were offered, and about 5,000 sold. The attendance of buhers at the various sales has been good, but, as might he expected, the interest manifested at the early sales has been wanting; and only faulty scools being left, they have been somewhat difficult to more off. except. at a reduction. Sheep skins.-We have Ihad an average supply for ward,. and as the skins are now beginning to show a good growth of wool, prices.have advanced accordingly. We have sold 'Green pelts a...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
NEW SOUTH?`WALES. SYDNEY, MLarch 2. The debate on the Education question is postponed until next Wednesday. A number of fJrged Bank of Austra lian notes are in circulation. Mr. Piebles, importer, has filed his schedule. Liabilities, £10,000; assets, £70o. M£7arch 1. A committee has been appointed to inquire into the Government coal con tracts. The Attorney-General has notified to IM'. D. Lamb, of the Garrick's Head Hotel, West Maitland, that in the matter of the proposed grand dual soiree on the Cup and St. Leger he will be liable to prosecutidn. ? The action against MIadame Januns chek's husband, for breach of contract, resulted in a verdict by consent for £75. Ten cases of schnapps seized on board the Windsor Castle yesterday, and re taken by the captain and irew, were seizcd again to-day by the Customs otti cers.. The sale of slhorthorns, the property of the latd Mr. Henry Lee, realised h17 guineas.
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) MELBOURNE, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRAL.LLs ASSOCIATED PRESS TEIEGIRAMS.) 1MIELBOURNE, March 2. The Governor this morning proceeded by special train to the West Bourke Agricultural Show at Romsey. The present Parliamentary session is likely to be brought to a close hin about three weeks' time. In the Assembly to-dly bills were read a first time to continue the Draw backs Act and Diseases of Stock Act. The House then proceeded with the Estimates. The Brough Smyth enquiry is draw ing to a close, and the defence will be soon entered upon. Two horrible cases.of criminal assault were brought before the Sandhurst Court this moorning and the lprisoners were remanded. I11 Trevarrow's case heavy bail was required, but was not found. The girl' Ellen Bourke, who was knocked down by the engine on the North-Eastern railway line, died to-day. The prisoner Brady, who escaped from Pentridge Stockade, has not yet been arrested. A private London telegram, dated 29th February, .tates that 78,000 bales o...
COLAC RACE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
COLAC RA'CE ' CLUB. The following are the nominations, re ceived by the Secretary on Tuesday evening last, for the Colac IHandicap, District Plate Handicap, and Handicap Hurdle Race, to be contested at the forthcoming Annual Races on the 29th inst.: COLAc HANDIarcx. Mr. Darcy's Lady Jane, aged. Mr. Darcy's br f Granuana, 3 years. Mr. H. Gallagher's ch g Finnigan, aged. Mr. H. Gallagher's ch g Telegraph, aged. Mr. Tilley's br g Jack Sprat, aged. Mr. Jolm Camcron's b h Little Whifler, 3 yearw. Mr. R. Howie's b h Dred, 4 years. M?r. Jolns M'Guiness's b in Firstlight. Mr. John M'Guiness's b g Postman, 3 years. Mr. F. O. Robertson's b in Miss Alfred, 5 years. Mar. Jas. Davey's br g Daybreak, aged. DISTRICT Pi,.vi'E. Mr. John Darcy's br cm Lady Jane, aged. Mr. John Darcy's br f Granuana, 3 y6ars. Mr. John Tilley's br g Jack Sprat, aged. Mr. John :Haimes's br c, by Cocur de Lion, Victoria, 2 years. Mr. H. IM. Hearn's br g Oscar, 4 years. HUoLo; RACE. Mr. Archer's Mistake, late Orlando, age...
COLAC LIBRARY COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
COLAC LIBRARY UCOJd I1TTJ 'E. A meeting of the above Conmmittee took place at the institution on Wednesday lasti when the following were present :-Rev. J. D. Dickie (chairman), P. Danaher, A. Wil son, R. Sitlington, E. Cooper, and the Secretary, Mr. John Chapman. The minutes of the last meeting were read by the Secretary. Mr. Sitlington reported that Mr. Danaher and himself had collected a further sum of £7 towards the Library funds.. Mr. Wilson reportedt that the Colac Shire Council had granted the sum of £10 in aid of the felds. The question of Mr. Jennings's resignation of the office of Treasurer was then considered. The Rev. J. D. Dickie declined to accept the Treasurership. Sr. Cooper was nominated for the vacant office. Mr. Cooper insisted that the nomination was informal, and referred the Conmmittee to a rule hearing upon the subject, in which it is laid down that no ione but a Trustee is eligible for the office of Treasurer. The rule was referred to, and Mr. Cooper's stateme...
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEIDNESDAY, ALLRCII 1. Wednesday evening's sitting of the As sembly was devoted, it may be said, exclu sively to the consideration of the estimates. With these some progress was made; the items dealt with, however, occasionerd very little debate. The vdtes for which the balance of the- necessary supplies were asked included the departments of the Attorney-General, the Solicitor-General, the Prothoottary, M~aster-in-Equity, Miaster-in-' Lunacy, liegistrar-General, Sheriffs, County Courts, Police' Magistrates and clerks ; also the items Government ,printer, defenccs and transport, and marine msurauce. W\hen thIe House rose the expenditure of the Lands department was under consideration. Mr. Bayles succeeded in setting hon. members by the cars, and evoking a imost disorderly and aecrimonions discussion, which extended over nearly two hours. lie endeavored to explain away certain allegations made re specting his as ar squatter in dealing with a selector...
HAMPDEN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
HAMlPD'EN IACING CLUB. The following are the weights for the two handicap events to be run for on the Camperdown Course, on Thursday, March 23rd : HlMMPnEN CUr. Mr. H. Gallagher's b g Finnigan, S st. 10 lb. Mr. John Tilley's br g Jack Sprat, S st. Mr. John M'Guiness's Firstlight, 7 st. 7 ib; Mr'. H. . Hearn's br g Oscar, 7 st.' lb. Mr. F. 0. Robertson's b m Miss Alfred, 7 st. 5 lb. Mr. Wmin. Ross's ch m Nell Gwynne, 7 st. 4 lb. Mr. D. O'Toole's ch g Novice, 7 st. 2 lb. Mr. John Cameron's b h Little Whilller, 7 st. STEEPLECILLSE. Mr. John Kerr's b g Grasshopper, 11 st. Mr. F. A. G. Archer's b g Mistake (late Orlando) 10 st. 10 lb. Mr. M. Neylon's b g Young Marquis, 10 st. 7 lb. Mr. A. Mackenzie's blk g Panic, 10 St. 4 lb. Mr. George Freckleton's g g Blue Jacket, 9 st. 12 lb. Mr. Sam Bright's m Feani-not (late Lucy) 9 st. 7 lb. Mr. H. M. Hearn's b g .?ineas, 9 st. Mr. Jas. Moodie's b g J'ocky, 9 st. A very unpleasint scene occurred in the House on Tuesday night. In the course of some ...
SUCCESSFUL RESULT OF FISH ACCLIMATISATION IN COLAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
SUCCESSFUL RESULT OF FISH' A CCLIJ ATISA TION 1N COLA C. It is with considerable satisfaction that we are enabled to chronicle the successful result of the experiment which had for its object the acclimatisation of fish in Lake Colac and various sh eets of water in the district. It is now 18 years since the first attempt was made to stock the lake with' fish, for in the year 18S'5, 32 Murray cod, 17 bream, and 10 MIurra:m perch were placed in the lake. In 1864 a Murray perch, weighing 41 lbs., was obtaib ed near the outlet of the lake at Mr. Calve rt's, and in 1866 a Murray cod,' 18 lbs. in we.ight, was found stranded near the same place by Mr. WV. Armstrong, who was then manager for Mr. Calvert. Mr. Adam Rea, our well-known townsman, who, has been ver'y enthusiastic in this matter, and firmly held to the belief that the fish would be suc cassfully acclimatised in the district, had these two fish stuffed, and they may now be see?n in glass cases on the verandah of his residence. Som...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
HOLLOWAY'S PILLs.-WVeakening weather. -The sultry summer days strain the nerves of the feeble and decrepit, and disease may eventuate unless some restorative, such as these purifying Pills be found to correct the disordering tendency. Holloway's medicine gives potency to the nervous system, which is the source of all vital movements, and pvresides over over every action which main tains the growth anud well-being of the body. No one can over-estimate the necessity.of keeping the nerves well strung, or the ease A Down-Easter while travelling through the West, happened on one of its representative tavern-keepers, of whom he asked what could be fur nished for dinner. " Anything from a snipe to an elephant." was the reply. "I will take a piece of elephant," said Down-Easter. " Yoi will have to take a whole one," was the rejoinder, c' we never cut them." No permanent good is done by any stimu lant which does not invigorate the system, overcome its organic irregularities and pro duce a so...
COLAC SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 1ST MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
COLAC SIIRE~ COUNCIL. W TEDNESDAY, lST MAjCII. Present-Crs. Robertson (President), Beal, Coulston, Tilley, lowe, and Haimes. ColtRRE, ONDENCE. From Government Statist, asking for re turn of annual statistics, live stock slaught ered, &c., as soon as possible. Ordered to be handed over to Shire In spector, with instructions to fill up the form sent by Department. Cr. Coulston said that it was a moral hn possibility for Mr. ]utcher to take account of all the stock in the district. Cr. Beal said that butchers kept a registry of all cattle slaughtered by them, and the book: could be used to copy the number of cattle slaughtered during the year. Cr. Coulston moved that the police at Ondit be appointed Inspector of Slaughter Yards. Cr. Beal moved as an amendmet that Mr. Butcher's attention be called to thle Act, and that if it is found that he is unable to comply with it, that the police be requested to act at Ondit. The amendment was agreed to, and Cr. Coulston withdrew his motio...
NOTES AND EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 3 March 1876
NOTEJS AND EI'~BVNTS. The long-standing dispute between the Shire Council and the Messrs. Murray, re specting the damage done to the Barongarook property by the drain adjoining the land, has at length been settled. At the meeting on Wednesday last, the Council decided to accept the proposition made by the Messrs. Murray for a settlement, as follows :-About 34 chains of fencing ate to be erected, out side the drain, and the Council is to be allowed the use of half a chain of the land for the whole length of the fence, in order that a proper slope and batter may be made to the drain. The Council will not be held responsible for any loss that may accrue in consequence of sheep, &c., falling into the drain. These terms are fair enough, and what might have turned out a very un pleasant matter, has been amicably settled. At last a contract has been let for the erection of a bridge over the Gerangamete, Mr. A. Gaylard having undertaken to exe cute the work for £400 7s. When this co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 7 March 1876
_L LEAGUE O-1 VIIrORIA. II1 \NI ESTO. It is a funti'.neital principle ,f the Engli.ilh Cotostit, ti.n tht rep-esentation should go wit t:axtiton. It is an in alienable tight ,f a free people that they should make their ri n Ilaws. I'he people of this counltrv live iuner aii constitution which, while leasingt them comparatively free to elect their wn llreprle cntativecs prac tically deprives their representatives of' all legislative lioc . The Legislative Astulmbly, which' is elected by the whole people, is constantly obstructed by the Legislative Counctil, which reioresents only a portion of" the comll nitl,* th:t plortion being the proerlcticd class. Legislative action on the part of the picople has. there fbre, become a nullity, and self-govern ment a slhlaml. In every civilized coanitry in the world a land tax is cie of the chief sources of rcvenue for the State. Li ia country like this, where the State outt of tile enceral revente grants large ::inual subsides inl aid of local i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 7 March 1876
The most valuable prize in life's lottery is Health. " H6w shall we obtain it ?" cry the rheumatic, the'billious, the dyspeptic, the nervous, the weak, the dispirited. We answer--by using the remedy of all others best calculated to depurate the system through the kidneys, to stimulate the liver, qo restore digestion, tranquilize the nervous system, and cheer the mind. "What is this wonderous 'restorative ?" We reply, Udolpho Wolfe's Schiedam Aromatic Schnapps. HoL~ owAY's PILLs.-Wcakening weather. -The sultry sumnmer days strain the nerves of the feeble and decrepit, and disease may eventuate unless some restorative, such as these purifying Pills be found to correct the disordering tendency. Holloway's medicine gives potency to the nervous systcem, which is the source of all vital movements, and presides over over every action which main tains the growth and well-being of the body. No one cans over-estimate. the .necessity of keeping the nerves well strung, or the case with which th...
COLONIAL MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 7 March 1876
COLONIAL JIUTUALZ LIF£ T AS SUJ??LCE SOCIETI'Y. The usual quarterly meeting of the general committee of management of the Colonial Mutl uual Assrance Society (Limited) was held yesterday, at the ollices, No. 84 Collins-street west. The Rev. Hl. Plow Kane, chairman of directors, occupied tlhe chair. A report was submuitted by the managing director (MIr. T. Jaques Martin), showing that dluring the three months ending 29th February there had been issued 318 policies, for £78,500, yielding an ad dition to the annual income of £2590 12s 10d. Forty proposals have been declined, or allowed to withdraw, for £10,400; 131 accepted and waiting Lmpaymsent, anld sixty-snine are in various stages of progress. Total dproposals, 558S, for £118,500. Two dearths have occurred during tIhe quirtesr, involving clilns fbot £500. The present annual income from premiums alone is now £10,625 16s, 11d, under 1272 policies, for ' 331,50. Mr. Rowlcy C. Loftic, the resident secretary in Western Auis tralia, had...