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The Kerang Times AND SWAN HILL GAZETTE. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. KERANG, AUGUST 9, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 9 August 1878
AND SwaIr HILL GAZETTE. PUBLISiED WEEKLY. KERANG, AUGUST 9, 87Y . TREE PLASTixc.-The season for tree planting-will soon be over, and unless action be taken by intended planters at once thle season will be lost. Wle are glad to see that some remarks made onthis subject a month or two ago are bearing fruit. The Shire Coun cil have place £0oo on -the estimates for tree planting, although this amount will not go far-yet is a matterfor-satis faction,.that:the council have accepted thesuggestion, and are determined to act -on it This sulim we believe is to be expended in different portions of the shire, so that the number of treesptobe planted in the streets of Kerang this season by the council will be limited, and inless the council take action at their meeting on Monday,to commence planting at once it had better be de ferred for another season. Some of our townsmen we are pleased to see are alive to the advantages of shade trees. Mr J. Cullen haiing planted a number in the streets on wh...
HORRIBLE DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 9 August 1878
HORRIBLE DEATH. The coroner (Mr R. Strickland) held an in- quest on Wednesday at the Bendigo Hospital, on the body of the unfortunate man Richard &nbsp; Hinde, aged 41 years, who died in the institu- tion, from the effects of scalds, which he re- ceived on the previous evening by falling into a vat of boiling beer at the Sandhurst brewery. The evidence of Thomas Brain, brewer, was to the effect that the deceased who was as- sistant at the brewery in question, about three o'clock on Tuesday afternoon got a bag of sugar from witness to put on the frame work of the copper, for the brewer to use for brewing pur- poses. Witness had previously placed the half cover of the mash tub across the copper for the deceased to land the sugar on. At this time the copper contained a depth of some four feet of boiling wort. Witness was called away on business to Punch's Hotel, and when going towards the hotel he heard frightful screams. In consequence witness ran back to the brewery where he ...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 9 August 1878
GOV'ERNA/EN1L GAZEZE7. The following information is taken from last week's Gazetke:- - Application for leases 'approved. W. McRorie, Boort, 229a; M. Guinane Mlacorna, 3r 9a; H. Harrison, Loddon, 32oa; F. A. il.unckton, Yarrowalla, 3r9a; J. Furnell, Mologa, .3r9a; A. McLellan, Jeruk, 299a;1J. Munckton, 1 Yarrowalla, 3rga; T. Yeo, Kerang, 32oa; F. Story, Calivil, 31ga; W. G. Skepper, Eoort, 32oa; J. Doody, jun., I Calivil, 62a; R. Archbold, jun., Lod don, 320a;'T. Rattray, Bael Bael,3e9a; T. Cox, Marmal, 3zoa; J. Olive, Ma comrna, 39ga; J. Rosen ave. Marmal, 312a; 'J. W. Manckton, Yarrowalla, 22 ra; R. Armstrong, Macorna, 24 a; G. J. Cox, illarmal, 320a; J. Carter, Kerang and Ganniwarra, ,320a; A. Buchanan, Boort, 3iga; 'T. Johnson, Macorna,32oa; W..RI. Roscholer,13oort, 319a; F. Todd, Mincha West, -3r9a; I T. Prothero, Macorna, 320a; J. Mur ray, M incha West, 3192; W. Young, Calivil, 265a; B. At. Byrne ,e Herrick, Macorna, 320a; T. Durach, Marmal, 304.; G. Peel, Macorna, 32oa ; T. -M...
THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS IN ENGLAND. London, Aug. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
TIIE AUSTRAITAN CRIJKEIERS I ENGLAND. London, Aug. 12.i The Australian.Eleven commenceda matich to-day against Eighteeni of Dud ley . The Eleven in their first innings scored 59, and the&Eighteen 33. The bowling o of the, AustaIiaini ,wass very destructive. Boyle'took twelve wickets for nineteen runs, and Garrett five wic kets:for twelve runs. In sthbdsecond inninnis of the Eleven, thireewickets liadfl for iityt three runs. The wicket was very dead. There was a large attendance-to wit ness the mstach. Los\o, Aug. 13 Ti e Australianr crickerers in ilheir second `amings against ltDdley scored 223 for the loss of nine wickets. -C. Bannerman scored 50, and Boyle 39 not out, Allen 23 not out. - ------ The Queeiin reviewed the channel fl eet, consistiag'of 18 menof swar and 8 iron clads at Spitlicade The weather was most unpropitious rain ;falling in toi rents. :.t
FATAL GUN ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
FATAL GUN ACCIDIB Ar Candler held an inquest on Fp Kensington, upon the body of Sama, , thur IIayman,who died on 1ednesdai, from the effects of a gunshotwon d therine Amelia IHayman, widow of e deposed that her husband was thido years of age, and was manager of G5 biscuit manufactory. On Web morning he got up to shoot Witness heard the gun dischedarc, the verandah, and she got bwout bed to see what ars the matter. So found deceased lying on the verandah the gun by hia aide. iHe was iaonse and there was a wound in his chest. , deceased subsequently told her that t. gun discharged whilst he was holdingit his hand. Senior-constable Dunlop ge evidence that the deceased told himn occurrence was purely accidental , could not explain how the charge was en ploded. ])ecoascd died the same evenin, William IHutchins, a neighbor, gaveN borative evidence. The jury returned verdict of accidental deathl.
MRS POTTS' CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
lIiS POTTS' CIIT.D. The sensation consequent upon the ab duction and recovery of Mrs Potts' child appears likely to be increased by revela tions concerning the life of the woman .Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon, who has admitted she stole the infant. It has already been stated that this woman had led a dissolute life, but it has not been ascertained that in addition to the crnel theft of the child she has committed bigamy. When first met by Fitzgibbon, neqr y iwo years since, the accused nracesented that she was a single ioianq, and as such she marrieA bin, but it has now been ditooer ed that she married a man named Lawrence O'Daly in tihe LteOr end of 1S75, or tia hoginniog of 187G. O'JcP y in still alive, an?. is in elblourne, and a further sensational feature hias been added tO the case as it is now anbpected that liM Potts' child was not the first which this de prayved woman stole. It has been ascer tained that in 1873 she was employed in the Castlemaine HIotel, Little Bourke-street After...
SWAN HILL SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY, AUGUST 12. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
hWOPýHsanirE COUNUIL. I 6i- , AUn?UST 2 . P resit :'Crs Kelly, Barne Irwm lirewiad the ne councillmt ?\clonalýKirwan, and'anogdon 4 or! -- SPECIAL MF.ETINKG.h:;O Fal Election of President - Cr. Mac- tha rDorald occupied theclRai. ng er. Iap Cie Iangdn;owht iovedi hat 3t. e late.ias! s Wb ee ove1h i t'ee o itisjb president e re-lected. Cr Pettirw seconcTdil at.- -u t -- ' -hl_ Cr Kelly thoulit before the presi- iRa dent was elected the annual grant an( sh'ouldbTid" Iemoved at £50 Ibe granted:'; * ! Cr Langdon said, as a new council- tis lorso as.to feel his.way along,he.would ap like to know what the £50 was for. He thi believed it' was "the custom in this be council at lunclh time to scatter like siheep but iri all other 'councils ;where ot he had been connected, at lunch- t'ime ne the councillors would go like ien .fo tlemen, -and partake of lunch toge- re ther. .By, that'meains .many matters could be talked over quietly, arid 'Jis- iH 'cussed so 'that when the council, re- to sume...
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. The weather up to Saturday, which was spring like, has been very favourable, for the crops which are at presenut looking vcry well in the lBcudigo district. Ilowever,early on Sunday morning it commenced to rain, and aince then we have hlad several very heavy showers, which no doubt will do the crops more harm than good, if it continues. In determining the precisq period for sowing carrots, parsnips, &c., regard imust be paid to the locality and the character of the season. In a moist spring, and especi ally if the soil has been soaked during winter to a great depth, there will be dan ger of such crops running to seed if they are sown unchl before September. In dry seasons, on the contrary, small seeds often fail even in August in the Melbourne dis tricts, and in others having a similar range of climate. In the present instance the con ditions appear to be favourable to later sowing than we should have considered ex pedient in the absence of thie recent ra...
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. London, Aug. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
SEURO PEA-9 - -nTELuG j A.RB PFROMl TIIR ARGIUS CORRlitE .PORDENT. Losuoe r, Aug. 7. The HIIouse of Commons has voted a sum of £33,000 for the ea penses of the island of Cypruns under the Foreign Office. Sir h. Drummond Wol if has been ap pointed the British memb rr for the com minission appointed to organ ise Eastern Ron nelia. Today Major O'Gorma n, who hald been guilty of disrespect tow .ards the Speaker and was ordered to r ithdraw from the [ouse,apologised to the speaker. The South Australia n 4 per cent 'ipan of £iS,500 has pron d Ca partial failure, Only £125,200 hlis been subscribed ao the average of 05. The balance of the loan £563,300 remains open. The minimum price of issue is 95. LONDON, Aug. 7. The match against the Twenty-two of Buxton resulted in a draw.: Today the Australian Eleven played a one day's match against Eighteen of Barn ley. The Eighteen scored 102 in their innings, and the Australians had nine wic kets down for 46. There was a large at tendance on the gro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
TRATDE1 ADDRESSES. BEG to inaforin thaa inhabitants of laicorna Tragoel 'Cohan and sutrrounding ditricts, '"a that tars have opened a large commodious ne and waeil nppoin!cd G:neral Stote. near the T'raegotel W ol-hed. We have on hand thel lowest and BEST ASSORTED STOCK not'h oft tandhuat, and hop: it Etrictly modrate L charges te oneure a fair mwont of. plablic pult otage. ' ~ ! Our Stock cotmprisetiaaig atd general ans nottmentof Bravery,1ronaogerv, y Boot nod Sac eo;sTiwarase, Grocery, :addlery, Crtcketa Iatpware.?m IIollcware, and Patent Medicines. ci Agants fo fo r I Robinson and Co.. Jo oph icltolsoei Singer's Sewing Miachinesn , and J. II. Clough and Co. Ltberal ndvanrce made on eisuing clip of wool. Also ngcnts for Age, Leader, Illusctrateld - Asrtralian Newrs, and KIEtASo TMaes. L ROBERT PKTTIGREW, (SADDLER & STOREKEEPER ) · l"COnPBELL &TRE;'IT, S Wa ... I L L M. KEENE SIIIPPINt AND FORWARDING AGENT, GUNIBOWER JUNCTION. STEAMERS to and from Echoea and Bal Sr...
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. London, August 12 [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
.. EUROPE\AN TELEGRAMS. (FROM THE ARG S CORRESPONDENT London, August 12. ThelRussians are preparingto .leave Sau Stefano. In the House of Coni moss Sir Sniffoid Northeotiestated that the British fleet would be withdrawn from the Sea of Marmora at the same tiineithat the Russians quitted: San Ste fauno. The.Austrians hive entered Travni in Bosnia after sharp fighting. . Paris, August 12. The New: South Wales Commission at the Paric Exhibition gave a banquet to Mr'Cunliffe Owen to-night, at which 70 gentlemen were present. London, August'12. The British and Australasian Trust Company is ainounced, swith a capital of £2,000,000: The first issue of £1,000,000 hlas been subscribed two fold. The directors of the Banik of Englanid have.raised the minimum sate of dis count to .i per cnt.' ;
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
FOOTBALL. The return matcb.etwecn the Kerang and Cuhbuna Football Clubs was played on .atur day.lost, at the Tregocel Wolshed, the match being lookel forward to as the most in tereting one-ofthe season. Both clubs maus teredin full force. When the teamus entered .thbfie:d at four.o'eloek, it was evident that the game would he a fiercm one, and nodouht as the rival teams smveyed each other they experienced something ol' that " tern joy I which- warrior. feel, in foemen worthy of their steel." .The choiceeof the goals was won by iT. Brennan the cap ail of the Chbuna team, and consetqunt;ry the bll wras kicked oaf y CGi oTaverner,., he Kemang captain. .The game whiohw-as hotly contested tihroughouet, again resulted in a draw, no goals being kicked on cither sidc. ome eceellert ply, was done for the Kerang club by Messre O.Taverner,Wil kins. rhephard, Jenkins, .Ingrat;, O'Connor; :Heathete, ;McLean and L. Taverne -while T. EBr,,,nn. D. Grady, J. Grady, Robinson, oMad den, Westblade, Mlu...
SELECT POETRY. COUSIN TLO. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
SELECT POETRY. Fourteen years of age, Fun in ev'ry feature, Wilful as a page, Deiar piovoking creature. Skipping o'er the lawn, With bei hair behind her; Happy she was born, Takehr as you find her. Frolicsome blue eyes, Sauciest of noses, Mouth where mischief lies, Cheeks as red as roses. Lips that stand ajar, howing wht'swhin them ; Teeth that gleam afar, Wealth were poor to win them. M. CsrEsTEn.
CORRESPONDENCE. THE "DENIAL." TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
CORRKSPONl3EXCEb. TE1E "DENIAL.' To TE Eairon o'Ttie Ieantai I Truts Sin,- The fiat Iie gona forth: MIr Kelly Ihsa spoken, and in terms that be supposes will not be misunderstood Hle has avowed him elf in favour of the Terricks route and no other Cani the supporters. if any other routes survive, if surviving, can they ever expect to succeed ? We A tlhe Durham Ox feel that our light has gose out-oie bright hop s tibaed The tIne. pected bursting of h mth-Ell could not have caused gr ater cons:-lu in.io ay ore strit: en with wose let us cloilie.:ourtl: a in sackcloth and p-ur ashes on oiur et.vst .llAs! alas t the oracle has spoken; Ihe has denied a rumouor thitt he thinks ought never toihave existed, Joking apart. twho is this iMr Kelly that tinks himself of eudl imprnrtane that he must rush into print with such a childish letter ? Was there ever a report in circulation t at neces citated a denial? or was it only in the heated imangination of his o vn bIrain to give himn an opaorbtumi...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
GOUERNA¶ENT G4ZE7E. The follow ing information is taken froim last week's Gae dic: Along list is publislieil of those'who have :not paid the renits due on their licenses and leses inii the month of Janiuary last. Applications for leases under section 20 approved L--. 'PPherson, admniinis trator of C 3MPherson, deceased, 301a, Gunbowe i; Maiia lanyoio, -nee Wcstcott; 32Oa,.Manual; W. Gray, 320a, 0 Miicha; 13. 'Yebb, 294:, ýMolota; A Stevenson, 109a, Mologa; J. M'Kinnon32tSa, Tur runiberry North; Jas. Ryaun,320a. Gui bower; J. Dillon, jun., 1Sia, Terrick Terrick West; R. Jolly, 3114a, Niinye nook; J. Buchanan, , '31a, Ninyeuiiook; .' Knight 297a, 3ysiaV W. Jolly 2iGa, Niyeunook; J. Gcraves, 320x. Mysia; P. Gillespic 319, IMysia; P. O'Neal, 319a, Wylchitella; J. H.Ylitby, 317a, 1ysia; Wm. sWhitby, 319a, Mysia. Apiplication for license under section i7 approved :-Jas. H. Bell, rural store site, ", Bog. Appllications uider the Land Act not granted :-WT. B.1 orrison, 320a, Yarra. walla; W...
DURHAM OX. TUESDAY, August 13. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
-'I Ij"-91 0 : ' -renox oin OwT.T CORRESPONDET] .TUESDAY, August'13. If "silence gives consent;' then the cocikes on the east-rn ide of- Pyramid Creek. are unanimously in favour of our latest moove. vie., Shire-aeparation. A-few of the-ratepayers in the locality named having complained that we had frot-included thlem within the proposed bounds of the new Shire, sni objected to being left out in the cold, the promotes' of the movement, pitying teir forlorn condition' decided to clt a puiblic' meeting across the boundary, so that ain repressiona of opinion mighlt be taken on the sulijeet It, being hinited that there was to be a.great muster at the meeting and some strong opposition; I glidly availed myself of an opportunity of hearing a good war of-wards. Bat I was doomed ts disappointment and the members of -the deputation had perforce to bottle up theireloquence forfuture use The fer.v who did attend with one or two exceptions, were ratepayers within the proposed bounces. Sundry rem...
SENSATIONAL FEATS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
SENSATIONAL FEATS. - In reference to the shocking death of - boy at Geelong while engaged with anothe y in performing the senseless feat of walki s on a wire rope across the street, the Krc t- ator, states it is a strong argument for Ir n hibition of such dangerous tricks uol ample precautions can be taken to prear d accident. While hundreds of people we, c- watching the victim Ruffin, and his cs panion, a man namedAlexander,gothma, a their maumurres at a perilous height froa s the roadway, the former was seized oil of giddiness, lost his footing, and fell head. - foremost on the metal. The horrified spec. Lt tators heard the heavy thud of the bodyo e the earth, and when he was picked up hi d skull was found to be dreadfully fractued and one of his legs broken in two place e The unfortunate lad died soon after being la removed to the hospital. And we shoul I, think the sight of his crushed and bleedk - frame must have deprived every bystanss 0 of all desire to see another fellow-cre...
ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
. ORli5SARY MTFETI"'G. The council.rcesumed its sitting at :p.m. Present: Same councillors. The niin'tei of previous meeting were read and .confirmed. ýGORRi SPOND iNCP. .From. public; ioiks .department, asked for return of all closed roads in the shire, where all swing gates or slip panels exist:, ;The engineer to supply the information. From. ast Charlton Tribune, asring the councilsro rieconsider its decision with regard to withdriaving the council!s advertisements.--Received.. From. J. Gibson, Quambatook, coin plaining of jlie cacescivevAluation that lie had been charged foi rates of the 'previous year of which he had received no notice.:' T'lhe Secretary stated the notice had been -sent by post. Cr Kelly'bbjected to noiices. of rates be ingsentbypost. Received, no action taken. Fromin - Morval complaingthat he had not received the money for the land he had granted to the council. Secretary to wite'to the department urging them to complete the arrangement Troinmresidentsz t'Barr...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 August 1878
linwth Phonogrnplh came to beinvett tl. An EngiiL pitrnt of nast-year, taken out iby Mir hdirin. clear lv shlowasthat his mind was incprepal for the conception of the pho ::rnpph In thatpacent he deacribes a means fnicording ordinary tele raph aiginals by a cli:rl shapte I stylu in-l-ting a sht-t of paper, ,-n.rloping a ylinderor plate, along .the line : rorve rout in the surfare of the Intter ted4 and nled marks were to he capable of r, tran-titting theacnssoge-automat'ct ly ever rnoe ier wire if required Here then was the' til lieparid, and the vibratirg disk of the '!ilphone was the reed needful' t germinate he phonograph That seed was drost.ed inso -L accident L Hair did yout discovir the prinli Ii'4' nraitd a newspaper report. r of .lr Edison .Iy th n trest ac ident " replied the profes e'r "Iwas sinlging to the mon uliece-of a ielephnne, when the. vibrations of the -voice niat thle fine steel point into my finger. That at me to hirnking 1 I could record the raction t?;e loint ...