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MELBOURNE. August 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 12 August 1870
MRLBOURNE. ; (waox oua woR o Baroo osarNDr.) S August 10. The grand concert which took place' last night, on the opening of the Town Hall, was without exception the most perfect public entertainment that has taken paiece in the city. Whether I criticise the performance or the carrying out of the details of manage ment, nothing was wanting, and the City Corporation may justly be complimented in having inaugurated theopanikg ceremonies connected with their hall in sucha splendid manner. O course, I must not overlook the Mayor's great services, especially greet is the matter of finoance, as he is at the entire cost of all the teeemoniea.in conneetion with the publie opening of the hall. The appearance asc evening efseuch a vast assemblage in aach a magailcentroom was really something worth seeing, and on the arrival of his Excellency with his suite, together with. the. Mayor and Mnyorese,tbahlationabdntchem wasplayedand sung in splendids style, and from thehce to the finishb, about hal...
The Benalla Ensign. Published Weekly. BENALLA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 12 August 1870
P5514a .JbbWowy. ISRNAL1LA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1870. TsBek woth lining Board seems disposed badvocate some veryawesping reforms in con nection with mining matters, The greatest lteration, it 5ayis the soggested abolition of the Minisg deprtceent altogether, For this coure. ndvalid reason has been given, and it certai is very serprising that such a line of action should be thought oL In days gone by, the cay eas that the ibtereetsa of the dig. gers esuffered because there was nd responsible head in mining afeise; no one in Parliament who could be held accountablo for the treat meut, that.niiners. and mining enterprises might receive. This led t` thp creation of the le intssi which it is new nough to. do away with I is simply absurdi to, supae that the dmils~tptitrn~fýmining matters 6 to be left t&lt;ehance., If the ofmce of Misister of Mines Irn aboliahe4 to-morrow, there aQld& be.,~ tain heOesOary work ;ts ild hals to be done., This would fall to the lot of the Chief...
WHOLESALE FORGERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 12 August 1870
WHOLESALE FORGERY. One of the best planned and most extensive forgeries that has ever been attempted in this colony has been discovered in our midst, and fortunately it was, as the evils that might have been inflicted were almost incalculable. Planned with the most consummate skill, in premises situate in the very centre of the town, failure naust to the forgers themselvesbave seemed impossible. But the lynx-eye of the police was upon the principal, whose opera tions have been quietly watched for some time past, About the end of April a watoh maker arrived in Benalla who gave the name of Henry Dant, and made inquirieaas to where he would find a suitable residence, being de sirousa of setting up in business here,as he thought it would pas seald enable im to supe port his wife and family, who be seid he had left behi him, in Sydney. There being no watchmaker here, he was promised support, and then took a small brick shop. near Player and Ritchen's store (lately occupied, by Mr. Mb'Nal...
BENALLA SHIRE COUNCIL. Wednesday, Aug. 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 12 August 1870
BENALLA SHIRE. COUNCIL. Wednesday, Aug. 10. &nbsp; Present-.The President, and Crs Hall Redding, Simson, Boger, and Roe. The minutes of the psevious meeting having been read and confirmed, the following correspondence was considered : From W. Clark,, Wangarratta, stating that the water was destroying the approach to the Three-mile Creek Bridge, and that if not soon stopped, the water would entirely wash away the approach. It was considered inadvisable to do any- thing to the approaches so long as the wet weather lasted, as it would be money thrown away, but the Engineer was instructed to, take the necessary steps to put the approach, in good order when fine weather sets in. &nbsp; From Michael Maloney, Longwood, 'ie.i questing to be informed if Mr J. A: Wats'on.. had been appointed secretary and collecto. of the Longwood Common. The Secretary was. instructed 'reply that Mr Watsonhad not been appointed. From J..A.. Watson, Longwoed,,nclosing. an offer for..the duties ...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 19 August 1870
..3 l'Caw?And Another report, for-the week ?aHainlotihAulie`iu.-p' .-' 3 V " hv l rtheririe-a'the bread situffs Erke, hbtea brandb, of flour ."Jing In,de small parcel.seoondary.brald at the sale to sy, realsibS12 7 6d:. Wheat' is in gkbod request. Irime samples ?,:woulBl'relibse close 16n Os. : Disposed ,o a tw small lots, obtaining up to .s 8d for 'mediua `Uits trmahin tlufrwlth a dispoltloa on thbtlptaiof'tbhe tiade to purcliss hl~l 'for im mediate requitriients. " ab9qLeesoiofT0o l qnalty;,s -is Ismall supply; readiiy salesnle It 93 ; for a Very god 'well-known "Alidke iobtainedd. d,. Butter of' firt.ctaia quality, :either fresh or .ipottied in good demand.; for a 'ine lot new.made i-of.the litter we obtaned as high is loti.,. ' Bewhiwe' give detiils. Flour, per ton ..,'. ' 'f' 0l ' "£i1" l liise, perbushel.. 4 4 0 4 l} o!?Wh'eat .:?:' .. : rb 4 0-:4 . 8 :Barley,' maltingido" ,,, 0,3:"6 0'~4 S n?Otis,tfeedi doc:' .:; 0 3I4;8 "4i'.cO '3 6 -o1ield Pesi;ido' u :,; :' ? 0 0 0 i 0 Gra...
BENALLA SHIRE COUNCIL. Wednesday, August 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 19 August 1870
BENALLA SHIRE 'COUNICIL. Wednesday, August 17.: Present-The President, and Cre. Redding, Simeon, Guppy, and Roe. The newly-elected couneillors (3Mesars. Hoskin, Blackburne, and S. Clarke) were pre sent, and having subscribed their names to the usual decclaration,-took their seats. This was a special meeting, and had been convened to consider the action of the com mittee which sat after the Council meeting on the Wednesday previous, who gave orders for the suspension of the works .in Bridge and Nunn streets pending a professional-opinion being obtained. The President now announced that Mr. Thompson, the authorised surveyor, had been" requested to survey and report uponthe works, and that gentleman, had sent the following written report;- =' The Presideat of te Shire Council of Benalla. Sir,-In compliance with your requeat that I should make an examination of the street drainage of Benalla, at present being executed, and to report thereon,-I have the honour to inform' you that I have ...
MELBOURNE. August 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 19 August 1870
(FROM OUR OWe OROt NDZOT.) p.uroloo betteot) rv cI Augst 171 The feativities..of thea naew.C~tyiall being, for the time at }east, over ond done with; jit was thought to recompense' our wortthy Mayor. by providing him a seat zindthe Upper' House, and he wa aslked to contest the election with air Highett for the representa tion of the Eastern Province:! Itlis a pity, f r your intereststha3t he would not consent ` to ndo i as;as _1d¶r tlnett hasalway'e proved. himself from first to last a complete non. entity, and one who, with allyhlti tleresta In one quarter of the .pro~ince,lhas, literally done nothing, and proved himself- an uno. faithfuil'seevai, 'It'lI h'itidlt'itbo 'egpectfid, now that any oppositiqnjwill,,be ,shown Ito Mr.Highett, as time would not perfit of iny, one unacquainted with` he differeit localities to make himself .auffioiently, known, unless pome local man could be indceed to come forward.' The railway works fromlrMelbourne' to; .ssendon [tholrst part of the North-e...
Wednesday, August 17. (Before Messrs Wills, Sharpe, and Heath.) [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 19 August 1870
Wpdnesday, August 17. (Before Mesrs Wills, Sharp, and Heath.) Boss v Eopkins--'or pnlawfqlly driving cattlq from the herds of MeusrsDa gety, Blackwold, and Co Mr Pow for plaintiff; Mr MpDonnell for de. fondant. Arcpibald - Roes, manager of the Warrenbayne Station, swrnt said that on tho'7th August he went near kiopkins's farm, and noticed two or three top rails dqwn, and saw tracki ofhoreese which he fqliqwe for a mill, and then found fresl tracks of a mob of cattle. Followed the tracks into ltopkigs'e paddok,. The ailes ere up then. Went into th4e paddock, and found 13 heae of Warrenlbains cattle them. Saw Francis and William tlHpkinos, and asked them if they had driven the qalton cattle into the paddock, ant they said they had. Told them h6 must put a stop to it. It, insured pattl, very much by driv. ing tIem, and frequently led to them being lost. Hopkins said they wore.after their oRn cattle. SHpkins did not give hiap notica to drive the . cattle. SDurley Kibble, a sawyertsworn,...
BENALLA RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 19 August 1870
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