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MESSRS. GEORGE FORSYTH AND CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 3 April 1869
: /MESSRS. G-EOBGE . FORSYTH AND CD'S, BEPOKT. FAT CATTLE.-A few small mobs liave been Bold to tlie trade. There are no large mobs in the market. In Melbourne, best bullocks fetch 91 to 10Z; second quality, 71 to 81. ' Best cows, 61 to 71; second quality, 41 to til. FAT SHEEP.-For fat sheep of prime quality, we have buyers. Seven shillings to seven shillings and sixpence can be obtained on the station for really prime sheep. STORE CATTLE.-We have had several first class mobs placed in our hands, sales of which we expect shortly to report. STORE SHEEP.-There is a demand springing up for store sheep, especially for good young wethers. Sales have been made in this district, during the week, at satisfac tory prices. Prices are stiffening, and likely to rule iu sellers' favour for some time to come. STATIONS.-We have one or two properties now under offer, and we experience an in creased demand for first-class country, lightly stocked. NOTE.-As we are revising our list of stock for sale, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
AD VJili TJ8EMENTS. MESSRS. GEORGE FORSYTH & co. have received instructions to offer for sale the undermentioned Stock, namely:-; ; Sheep: | 2000 MAIDEN EWES, 4-tooth . .1500 ditto 4-tooth ; 10,000 EWES/2, 3, 4, and 5 years old : '. ;1500 ditto, full mouthed, half fat ! 2000 ditto, mixed ages ' J, ! , 8000 ditto, ditto, with 80 per cent of | lambs . 2000 .ditto, ditto ?' ! ; 800 ditto, ditto ; 3000 WETHERS, 4-tooth ; 5000 ditto, 4 and 6-tooth .. . i 7000 ditto, 3 and 4-year old . , . 6300 ditto 7000 ditto, 2-tooth . ? 1100 MIXED HOGGETS ? 2000 ditto 1500 ditto' ' ' 1600 ditto RAMS s Bayly's, Cox's, Macansh'a, ' Peppin's,. Mackinnon's, and other breeders', in lota to suit purchasers. ' ' Cattle: 350 head cattle, mixed sexes ' 300 ditto, mixed sexes 800 ditto, mixed sexes 1 280 ditto, mixed sexes 200 ditto bullocks :t 300 ditto cows 700 ditto mixed sexes 700 ditto ditto 15 steers ; 3 Brittany bulls. .. Store Cattle. GEO. FORSYTH AND CO. have FOR SALE 200 head very superior wel...
A TALE OF THIS BUSH. (From Once a Week.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
A TALE OF THIS BUSH. (From Once a Week.) I ARRIVED in Melbourne in Jane, 1852, at which time scenes were to be wit-. jiessed sucli as, I believe, were never -witnessed in this world before. .Not very many months had elapsed since the discovery of the Victorian Gold Melds; but those months had sufficed to crowd the harbour with noble -vessels, all of which were almost -entirely deserted, and to crowd the 'dty with a collnvies of vice, of' ruffianism, of horrors, beyond all that the most active imagination could have previously conceived. Every third or fourth person you met in the densely packed street was either drank or nearly so. Every twenty or thirty yards yon would meet the Tasmanian felon with his hellish scowl, and the Californian digger with his ready bowie-knife iat his belt. Having lately come from home, where I had been accustomed to .associate with the better class, it could hardly bo expected that I should at once fathom the depth of villany . contained in the breasts o...
SELECT POETRY. THE DOMICILE ERECTED BY JOHN. [Being a poetic paraphrase of the ancient nursery legend, for the use of the rising generation, who might consider the simplicity of the original boneath them] [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
SELECT POETRY. THE DOMICILE ERECTED BY JOHti. [Being ft pootio paraphrase) of tho ancient nursery , logcnrt, for tho use of the rising generation, who might eonsiclor tho simplicity of tho original bonoath them ] BEIIOIjD the mansion swift upreared for Jack I See the malt stored in many an ample sack. Mark liow tho rat's felonious fangs invado The golden storos in John's pavilion laid. See how, with vol vet foot and noiseless strides, Subtle grimalkin to his quarry glides ; Grimalkin grim, that slow the fierce rodent, Whoso tooth insidious Johami's sackcloth ront. Lo 1 now tho deop-mouthed canine foo's assault, That vexed tho avenger of the stolen malt, Stored in tho hallowed precincts of that hall, That roso complete at Jack's creative call. Now stalks the impetuous cow, with crumpled horn, Whereon the exacerbating hound was torn, Who bayed tho feline slaughtered beast that slew. The rat predaeeous, whoso keen fangs ran through The textile fibres that involved tho grain, That lay i...
MESSRS. GOLDSBROUGH BURT, AND CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
MESSRS. GOLDSBROUGH BURT, AND CO'S. REPORT. EAT CATTLE. - A very small supply and prices firmer. We look forward to high rates all through the winter. Best bul locks, worth from 11 to 81; cows in pro portion. FAT SHEEP.-Market still affected by the over supply of last month, and there is still a large number of medium quality sheep in the hands of the carcase butchers, who supply the trade at ljd per lb. "With the continued short supply of beef, and the advance of cooler weather, we antici pate a brisker market for prime sheep, and advise graziers to hold back and not "be guided by present quotations, which are brought about by a combination of circumstances. 'STORE SHEEP. - Prices yet nominal, and transactions limited. Thursday, 1st April, 1869.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
AD VEliTISEMENTS. To Fencers. WANTED, FENCERS, with or without TEAMS, for BRUSH FENCING.. Apply to JOHN MACPHERSON, Tomora, Morangerell, Young. Wagga Wagga Hospital. THE ANNUAL MEETING of the Sub scribers to the Wagga Wagga Hospital will be held in the COURT HOUSE oil Tuesday, 20th April instant, At S o'clock p.m. T. C. HEATH, . Secretary. , April 5, 1SC9. . ' Wagga Wagga Hospital, y ' TENDEPvS are invited for the SUPPLY of the undermentioned , for Twelve'1 Months:- '' ; . Butcher's Meat-Beef Joints, Rump-steaks Fore and Hind. Quarters Mutton, at: per lb. Bread, per loaf. . Flour, per 100 lbs, ? m/.i.l Toa, per lb. Sugar, ditto. . . s ... Spenn Candles. Tallow ditto . Sago. » Salt (fine and coarse). ,;i Port Wiue, per gallon. ' " , Martell's Brandy, ditto. Bedding-Rugs, each. . " Sheets, per pair, and single,; ' i Blankets, ditto, ditto. Calico, single and double width. ; Ale and porter per dozen. Firewood, at per horse and bullock dray-. load ; and Billet-wood, at per ton, or; by t...
MUDGEE. MESSRS, CROSSING AND COX'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
MUDGEE. MESSRS, CROSSING AND COX'S REPORT, ] PAT CATTLE,-We have no change to report, the market having been fairly supplied, "with from medium to good quality, .for ?which late quotations have been fully maintained. We sold 28 head of cows, at from 80s to 113s; and 41 do. at 91s to 118s. PAT SHEEP.-A full supply forward, of only very middling quality ; prime very scarce, and in brisk demand at late quotations. We sold 300, at 5s to 5s 3d. STOKES.-As soon as the benefit of the late rains begins to bo felt, we anticipate that there will be a brisk demand for all descrip tions of store stock. We sold 800 weddere, at 4s, March 30, 1869.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
IMPOUNDINQS. AT URANA, on 24th March, from Broo gong :-Bay marc, star, long tail, near liiud foot white, sadclle-markod, 2 witli II over and 2 upside down under near shoulder, ag.'d, 15 hands high; bay filly, off hind foot white, yearling, JB near shoulder, 14 li vnds high. . To be sold on 22nd April. AT TEN-MILE CREEK, on 20th March, fr Jra Billybong:-Brown maro, G near neck, b:oken in, aged, 15J hands high. To be s >ld on 15th April. AT BEruuNGRA, on the 20th day of March, from Two-mile Creek:-One brown mare, WJI with II writing capital over and DC! U'lder near, JCR sideways off, shoulder, bind feet white, star, near fore leg broken, eut knee, collar-marked, aged.-Also, same day, from Mcrribiiulinyuh :-Bay mare, JO off shoulder, pulled tail, star, hind feet feet white, 6 years old ; bay horse, H or N off shoulder, hind feet white, pulled tail, - aged, bay horse, CS over TD near, HP con joined and C off shoulder, S near, 27 off, neck, near hind foot white, stripe down face, sore...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
' GENERAL NEWS. A CASE OF "NOBBLING" A RACEHORSE. -At tho'Molbourno Autumn Meeting, which commenced on the Flemington course, on Saturday last, an incident occurred which verifies off the stage a scene from the drama of the "Flying Scud," and is thus related ?in the Argus of Monday :-"It appears that after the last race on Flemington course, on Saturday, Mr. J. Wilson's br. g. Gondolier, who had run in the Ascot Vale Stakes, when on the road to town betrayed unmistakable symptoms of having been poisoned, and dropped to the ground in fearful agony. 'With somo difficulty he was got as far as the British Hotel, and, Mr. Wilson being sent for, found the liorae so bad that he imme diately gave orders for his destruction. It seems that oil'the night previous, Mr. Wilson had fears that an attempt would be made to "get at" Gasworks, and taking a hint from the drama of the "Flying Scud," trans ferred Gondolier from his box to that occu pied by Gasworks. It is now believed that in the night s...
DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO.'S REPORT. EAT CATTLE.-1044 were disposed of to-day, being a larger supply tlian was looked for, owing to one draft from the north (of very fair quality for that quarter) coming forward unexpectedly. There was a good attendance of buyers, including several from the country, who bought freely, and although sales were rather dull at the commencement, the competition brightened up towards the latter part of the market, and prices were higher by from 15s to 20s per head at the close. We quote-best bullocks, from 10? 10s to 112 12s Od ; a few extra up to 1425s ; second, from 82 to 92; inferior, from 42 10s to 01; best cows, from 62 108 to 72 5s j some extra prime, up to 10210s ; second, from 4210s to 5210s ; inferior, from 32 up. FAT SHEEP.-For this week's market about 20,000 were entered, but in consequence of several lots being sold outside, only 16,240 were yarded. Among these thero was a fair proportion of good useful mutton, but very few of prime quality or ...
NARANDERA. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
JSTAIIANDERA. [FROM: OUR OWY CORRESPONDENT.] AT length the long hoped and prayed for rain has fallen, and in such substantial quantity as to remove our worst fears for at least some time. . I hear no les3 than seven inches of rain have fallen down the river since I last wrote. In this neighbourhood, water-holes usually supplied during high floods by the river and into which rain was never before known to place more than a foot of water, have this last week been filled, in many instances having a depth of sixteen feet. Already a wonderful change has taken place in the appearance of the country, and should frosts keep off for two or three weoks, grass will be abundant out back, and those pleasant and welcome visitors, the travelling sheep will have comfortable quarters all the way down the river-that is, if they do not discover that too frequent visits have worn their welcome out. Changes arc about to take place down here, Mr. Henry Phillips, is on Wednesday next, I believe, to make a...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. MESSRS NORMAN R. MASLSOD AND CO.'S REPORT:— [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. MESSBS NOKMAN E, MASLSOD AJU> CO.'S ItEl'OBT FAT CATTLE.-556 was the number yarded tliis week, and tlie greater part were useful quality, without being really prime. Owing to the welcome fall of rain, which con tinued steadily all day, the attendance seemed smaller than usual, though not in reality so, for all those present were buyers ; still many from the country were absent who might otherwise have been there. Sales opened at fully last week's rates, afterwards improved a shade, and declined again towards the close ; but on the whole prices were without much altera tion. Quotations-Bust pens bullocks, 11/ to 131 17s Cd (a few extra weights sold singly up to 182 5s) ; second, Si to 101; medium quality, 02 to 11 10s; inferior, from 41. PAT SHEEP.-10,121 were entered for this week's market, of which only a small pro portion were good quality, the great bulk being second-rate and inferior sheep, to which the wetness of the morning gave a miserable appea...
WOOL, STOCK, AND STATION REPORTS. MESSSS. MORT AND Co's REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
WOOLK STOCK, AND STATION REPORTS. » MKBSRS. MoitT AND C&lt;x\S EEPOUT. Wool..-The attendance at tlie auction sales ] yesterday was hardly so good as usual, and I competition consequently not very spirited. Some of tlie lots offered were, however, of J a character to attract much attention, and prices realised we consider fair* ShEUPSKINS were in fair supply, r.nd prices about the same aa previously reported. Wo sold some 15,000 skins, at from 3Jd to 4id per lb. ; pelts ami bare, Id to 2;]d. HIDES.-Parcels in fair condition continue in demand at about late rates, but inferior and ill-cured lots are not in request. Quotations; Light weights, 12s Gd to 153 ; medium to heavy, 15s to 19s; extra, l?s 6d to 22s per hide. fforse hides carefully taken olf, and well cured, meet ready.sale, prices ranging from 4s to 6s per hide.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
®frt Wlystffl; IS PUBLISHED every "Wednesday and Saturday, at the Office, Traill-strcet, Wagga Wagga, and delivered at ah early liour to subscribers in the town, and by mail throughout the colonies. ' } TERMS: '? 'T'. : SUBSCRIPTION. ' Per Quartor, In town, Payable in advance 8s. Quarter, posted ditto .. 10s. ,' JPcr Quartor, posted, credit .. .. lis. N.B.-Tho quarters terminate on the 3l8t March, 30th June, 80th September, and 31st December, at \vliich periods only can subscribers decline, by giving notice, and paying the amount duo to the end of the current quarter. New subscribers are received at any time, and charged proportionately to tlio termination of the current tlirco months; but unless persons order ing the paper are known at the office, wo do not guarantee that it will bo forwarded if tlio ordor is unaccompanied by a remittance of at least ono quarter's subscription in advance. AD V-UKTMISMENT3; First Inch 3s. Every additional Incli, Is. fld. 25 per cont. allowed off 18 ...
ETTERSHANK, EAGLESTONE, & Co'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
ETTEIISHANR, EAGLESTONK, & (Jo'S. REPORT. I PAT CATTLE.-Owing to the holidays and the races, the number offered during tho week lias been limited, and principally of a medium description. Sales were well attended, and passed off with spirit. Prices, taking quality into consideration, were slightly in advance of last week's rates. Medium quality pens realised fully 20s per 100lbs. FAT SHEEP.-The lots now coming to hand are, with few exceptions, of inferior quality. Good to prime are scarce, and in .demand at advanced rates, while other descriptions are dull of sale at about late quotations. STORE STOCK.-The drought has at last, we .have every reason to believe, broken up. Cheering reports of heavy downpours in various districts lately suffering severely for want of water, are to hand. This wel come news will, no doubt, create activity, .and we hope soon to be able to report itn 'portant operations. The demand for first class lots, both sheep and cattle, is on the increase. In...
BREWSTER AND TREBECK'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
BREWSTER AND .TKEBKCK'S KEFOKT. STATIONS.-Tha Easter holidays and races have quite suspended business during tlie past week. We notice, however, a better disposition to invest in really first-class stations, moderately stocked, either sheep or cattle, and uoi too far from port. We have purchasers for such, at fair rates, but there is au absence in the market of such properties, STOKK CATTLE.-We have several inquiries for well-bred bullocks and spayed cows, of suitable ages for fattening, and quote the market price of store cattle as follows: Bullocks, 45s to 55a ; superior, 3 to 0 years old, 60s ; mixed cattle, 2 to 0 years, 40s per head. Wo have sold 200 fat cattle, in the Gwyan district, at 61 per head. STORE SHEEP.-Now that the drought has broken up, wo anticipate a better demand for really good sheep. We have sold, . during the week, 11,750 mixed sheep, iu the New England district, at 3s 6d per head. Good store wethers are worth 4s (Jd per head. Squatters' Exchange, George-stree...
INDECENT ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
INDECENT ASSAULT. William Phillips was chargod with imlo- I cently and unlawfully assaulting ono Esther Hyde at Rett's Springs, on March 6th. Tho prisoner pleaded not guilty. Tlio Crown Prosecutor opened tho case and called John Carroll, senior-sergeant, who deposed that lie arrested tho prisoner on the 10th of March for indecent assault; told him tho charge, when ho said ho did not know undor what circumstances ho had insulted the girl; afterwards said he "novor knew of such a thing in his life, all bccauso he had summoned tho girl's parents for a fow paltry shillings of wages." Lather Hyde deposed she lived at Betts's Springs; was going on for 14 years of age ; knew the prisoner for about a fortnight; he was working for hor father ; remembered a Sunday evoning in March ; wau down in tho houso with hor stepbrother ; hor father and ? stepmother went away about 2 o'clock, and camo back in about an hour; while they were a\wiy, tho prisoner camo up ; prisoner asked for a light for his ...
WAGGA WAGGA CIRCUIT COURT. MONDAY, APRIL 5TH, 1869. (Before His Honor Mr. Justice Cheeke.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 7 April 1869
WAGGA WAGGA CIRCUIT COURT. MONDAY, APRIL 5TH, 1869. (Before His Honor Mr. Justice Clieolco.) THE Court opened at 10 a.m., when the fol lowing members of the Bar were present: Mr. Manning (Crown Prosecutor), Mr. Milner Stephen, and Mr. Pilchcr. ? Attor neys : Mr. H. B. Fitzhardingo, Mr. Willans, and Mr. Gibbes. Mr. Geo. Cheeko acted as Judge's Associate. LARCENY. William Stanley was charged with having, at Narandera, on the. 11th of March, feloniously stolen one watch and the sum of 14s., the property of John Hiraea. Tho Crown Prosecutor opened tho case, and called Timothy Foley, Senior-constable at Naran dera, who deposed : He kuew prisoner ; saw him on the night of the. 11th March, at. Narandera, and arrested him on suspicion of having stolen some property of John Iiimes's ; searched him, and found the watch produced, 9s. in Bilver, and two knives ; the next morning, told her tho charge ; he said he only took the watch for safety, as, he had been a mate of Himes's, in Queensland. B...