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PRUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 19 May 1866
PRUSSIA. The English notes sent to Berlin in the interests of peace throw the whole responsibility of any war about the Duchies on Prussia. Napoleon has not yet declared his policy. The Prussian Liberal papers profess satisfactionat the termination of the Austro-Prussian alliance. The King of 'Prussia addressing the chief officers of his staff, said, "he would not abandon the peaceful solution of diffi culties."
MELBOURNE. POWERS, RUTHERFORD, AND CO.'S REPORT. Melbourne, May 16, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
- ELBOURNE. .. . POWERBs, rBUTBEBPOE, ANI CO.'S REPORT. o : . S. . ' Melbourne, May 16, 1860. Fat Cattle. -Nanaior in 1250. The greater portion of this number;were nothing more .than fair useful beef; only one lot, about 280. head, brought, by the Lady Darling, from Gladstone, beinkg prime. The de mand, up to this, *has been active, and sales readily effected at prices about the same as last week. The cargo, ex Lady Darling, will be sold to-day, and, as they are really good, satisfaetory prices may be ex. peated. Oursales have been 461. . Quotations £ s d. a s 4d. Prime ballocks .... .. 11 0 0 to 14 15. 0 Good quality do... .. .. 9. 0 .0 to 10 10 0 Middling do . . .. .. 7 ,. 0 to 8 10 .0 Inferiordo .. .... .. 4 0 .0 to. 6 10 0 Prime cows.... .. .. 9 10 0 to 12 7 6 Good do. .. .. .; .. :8.0 .0. to ,9 0 0 Middling do. .. ..' . 6 10 0.. to 7 :10 0 Inferiordo... .. .. .. 4 0 0 to-0 0 0 Fat Sheop.-Number in, 9226. The supply was ample in point of numbers, but very deficient in qua lity. ...
DENILIQUIN. Friday, May 18, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
* DENILIQUIN. Friday, May 18, 1800. Since our last, the country has been blest by the finest fall of rain that has occurred for eighteen months. The rain-gauge in Deniliquin having been thrown down during the storm, we have no record of the exact quantity, but over tivoinches'and a-half fell between Saturday and this inorning. Some light showers fell early on Saturday, and on Sunday after noon a soaker commenced and continued all night. Monday and Tuesday were fine, but on Wednesday night the rain set in in earnest, hnd continued for the hest part of Thursday. The ground has thus been soaked since Sunday, and already the grass is spring ing. The importance of the fall cannot be estimated except by those engaged in postoral pursuits. With out it, there mu'st-have been hard times for years. The destruction of itdck from absolute starvation would have been immense, whilst there.would have been no employmeat for shepherds, as the sheep must have been universally turned loose-feeding in ...
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
Nettl of tie .!Itecet. A VERY elegant clock stand has been manu factured by a working jeweller in Sydney named Berthold. The main features of the design consists of an emn's egg (in one of the sides of which is the face of the clock) four rosewood pillars surmounted with Kangaroos and emus, with oppossums, fern leaves, and festoons of grape vines below. Under the egg is a fern tree of frosted silver upon a platform of rosewood. Over the egg there are five spires of silver, the centre and high est one being crowned with an aboriginal. It is an extremely pleasing design most creditably worked out.-A fisherman in the Fitzrojr river has captured in his net a live crocodile of ten feet in length. As it was dark when he discovered the nature of his prize le left it in the water until the morning and then drew it ashore, and after securing its head and tail with lashings, towed it into Rockhampton for exhibition.-The country west of Claremont, in Northen Queensland, is entirely denuded of ...
POWERS, RUTHERFORD, & CO.'S AGENCY G. A. ELLIOT [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
PO IWERIS,RUTHERFORD, & CO.'S AGENCY G. A. ELLIOT Reports: Fat Cattle.--Nothingdbizg .as theret are none Mow offering. Store Cattle.-There is a demand for good lots, as thIle late rains have been suficient to induce bt-y. ers to make enquiries, alulnd any mobs comietgfor. ward wvili meet with ready seale at good prices. Fat Sheep.--Tlhere is not much doing in this des cription of lstock. I have one ilrst-class lot now here and at present under ofer. Slore Slhep.-The demand for store sheep of all classes is very brisk, and dnring the week there has been mnore activitU in the market than for malny months. I have sold 11,000 mized sheep for ". II. Thorn, Esq., of Goilbiern, to Francis Jenkins Esq., of tBuckingbong, also, a flock of ewes for Melrs. Owynneo and Ham. mond to John King, Esq., and about.7000 ewes, in lamb, in lots, to dif.erent beyers.
Commercial. WAGGA WAGGA. MAY 25. 1866. Friday, 6 p.m. WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
tommniercial. -: * WAG"GA WAGGA. . . MA 26 Y5. -18060 . S",.... L Frida, 6 p.m. WAGGA' WAGGA RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. S "; ' " " £ "s.' d. Flour, per ton (Fine) .........'...... 27 0 0 Seeonds Flour, per ton .............. 25 0 0 Wheat, per bushel...............Os; to ,0 10 .0. Hay, per ton (Wheaten) ............... 16 0. 0. Hay, (Best oaten) perton.... ......... 18 0 o Hranper, bushel (none) .............. . 0. 0 -0 Pollard, per bushel (none) 0.. '.......' , 0 '0 Oats, per bushel ................ 12a. to 0 16 0 Corn, per bushel ... ......;'...... ... O 15 0 Potatoes, per wt. ............20to 025 Butter, per lb. (scaree)................. 0 2 6. Cheese, per lb. (scaree .............." 0 2 6 Bacon, per lb. (scarce).........;....... 0 1 6 Eggs, per doz. (scarce)................. . 0 0
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
SYDNEY INSURANCEM COMPANY, FOR FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE. Incorporated by Act of Council, 18 Victoria, 1805. SUB3CRIBED APITAL, 4aM0,000 ;PAID UP, d50,O00 With uallmitod lability of harbeholdern. DIRE3CTORS : -Drsacroaa: J. F. JOSEPHSON, Esq., M.L.A., Chairman M. E. MURNIN, Esq. T. C. BREILLAT, E?sq. JAMES H. FAIRFAX, Esq. WILLIAM WOLFEN, Esq., JOHN BREWSTER, Esq. SanveYon: JAMES HUME, Esq. SscelTanY: MR., JOSEPH DYER. THIS Company, which has been established for ton years, is a strictly Colonial Institution, and has a large and wealthy propriety. Polices for both FIRE and MARINE INSURANCE are issuedat the current rates of premium adopted by the various offices ini the colony. Forms of proposal, and tables of rates, with all necessary information will be furnished on eppli cation to the Secretary, Mr. Joseph Dyer, at the offices, at the corner of Hunter and Pitt-streetsa, Sydney, and at the various Agencies established in every consider able township in the colonies of New South Wal...
INTERCOLONIAL EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
INTEROOLONIAL EXHIBITION. Fen the third, if not for the last time, we beg to direct the attention of our readers to rhe Intercolonial Exhibition, which in the course of a few months will be held in Mel bourne. Those who take an interest in the "n.matter may be glad to hear the progress that Shas been made in the preliminary arrange ments. It is then now definitely fixed that the Exhibition is to'be opened on Thursday, the eleventh of October, and be kept open till Tuesday, the 15th Jannary, 1867, thus incloding the Christmas holidays. The energetic and indefatigable Secretary, Mr. KNIGHT, in company with Dr. BLEASDAL. has just returned from a visit to Adelaide, where, after fresh discnssion, and some neces sary explanations, it was fully determined "That South Australia should join with Vic toria in forming the Ausntralian court at the Paris Exhibition, and that she should also contribute liberally to the fortheoming Intercolonial Exhibition, to be held at Mel bourne in the course o...
Lower Murrumbidgee. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
aoooet Iflurraumbi?gee. frnosc o0n owN connasrUoNENTm. THERR is but little etirring in the distriet just now of any interest to report, if I except the general break up of the drought, which ha had the effect of considerably foreshortening the previonely elon gated countenances of the squatters. On Sunday last, about ten p.m., the rain began to fall in ear nest, and continued, without intermission, for about twelve-hours, when the weather again cleared. On . Wednesday, however, the clouds again gathered, :nd, for about 48 hours, poured forth their contents in torrents, filling swamps, tanks, and waterholes in every direction. Since then, the weather has been tolerably fair, but cold, and still aslihtly threatening. This providential downfall will in deed prove a God-send to the settlers, and will be of inestimable value for the lambing season, which has alread commenced on some stations althou?hl not generally. But -for this welcome supply, the per cente in most flocks must have bee...
THE PANAMA MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
p~ 2 'f .' PANAMA MALTL BEVIOE. u Sraxix to England via Panama." tSuch is the important announcement which is con "eyed by an advertisement-which we publish in a?other p?ge. In those few short words, •wha a world of significance is there not sug gested; end what a striking advance in the wealth aind influence of the Australian Colon ¶es does enot their use imply? We have long. I .een famliarised with the idea of the estab' Slishment" 'of a liCne of postal communication e"ith Europe, by way of the American Ithmus, but so many diftoculties have boset ,tbhe paths of those who have ende.avured to carry it into effect, and so many of their schemes have proved.abortive, that the con viction began to gain. ground that the whole project was but an utopina dream, whichl might possibly be realised in our childrens time, but was never destined to be fulfilled in our own. The spirit of localism and inter provincial selfishness and jealousy which it is thecurse of a cluster of petty Governments,...
Local Intelligence. WESLEYAN TEA MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
WESLEYAN TEA MEETING. ON Thursday last, the members of the Wesleyan body celebrated both the Queen's birthday and the first anniversary of the opening of their church, by a social gathering of their friends and members in a large booth which had been.erected in the.reserve adjoining the church. Double rowseof tables ran down the whole length of the booth, and around these were seated a large assemblage of happy guests. The rugged rafters of rough hewn saplings which supported the roof, and. the blank expanse of dead. looking canvas of which the walls were composed, were either wholly concealed or tastefully relieved with bushes and shrubs, and, when the candles were lighted and the tables were covered with the profusion of good things which, the ladies had pro vided, the whole effect was extremely pleasing. About two hundred persons sat down to tea, of whom a large proportion consisted of children, and, in addition to these, numbers of late comers were fain to content themselves wit...
Colonial Summary THE MINISTERIAL EPOS. Est pulchrum digito monstrari et dicier hic est. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
eolonial Sta[ |nttaj THE MINISTERIAL EPOS. Ea tpulckrum digilto monstrari et dicier hic est. Tnasrs is a great deal in the art of keeping oneself wellbefore the public eye. And no Ministers 'appcars to have over understood this art better than at least some of the pre sent Ministers. Vizereforte sante Agamnem nonea. Other Ministers have travelled over the colony, and out of the colony. Other Minis. ters have paid elaborate visits to important constituencies; and have laboriously inspected gaols and penitentiaries. But In vain they toiled, in vain they bled. .They had no poet and are dead Or, in other words, their performances in these respects-theiyjourneys and their visits, or visitations, to use a more dignified word their "goings out" and their "comings in" were not in:general specially announced by telegram or recorded in the daily papers. Now the papers are always ready enough to give publicity to any intelligence of a public nature, however trivial, which comes to them from "t...
Telegraphic. EXPRESS Office, Friday, 6.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
Eelegrap~ic. EXPREss Office, Friday, 6.30 p.m. WE give below the results of the Bathurst Annual Races, and are gladto perceive that with Warwick and Falcon three of the principal prizes have fallen to lot of that thorough sportsman Mr. Tait, FIRST DAY, THURSDAY. lMAIDE PLATE. Warwick 1 ; Gaselle 2; Eclipse 3; time, 3m. 30s. SSELLING STAKES. Buckjumper 1 ; Our Nell 2; Quandong 3; time, 2 min. 40 secs. BATAURST HANDICAP. Falcon 1; Sappho 2; Vanguanld 3. SECOND DAY, FRIDAY. ME~BERS CUP. Gazelle 1; Eclipse 2; time, 2 min. 26 sees. PRINCE OF WALES STAKES. Hetmann Platoff 1 ; Barrister 2; Quandong 3. Time, 2 min. 54 seca. JOCKEY CLUB HANDICAP. Falcon 1 ; Sappho 2; The Gift 3; time 2 m. 52 sec.
DENILIQUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
DENILIQUIN. Mr. Parkes arrived here at 12 o'clock on Monday, and inspected the Court House, post and telegraph offices, gaol, bridge, national shool, &c. -He received deputations respect ing the proposed municipality, the projected railway, and various local grievances. He answered that he would attend to the firse, that the second should receive his best con sideration, and that some of the'last should be rectified. Hie pronounced against separation, but as it was no one's business there to contro vert what he said, his remarks piassed without discussion. His observations on this were weak, and just those a Sydney man would make. He left on Tuesday at 11 a.m. for Melbourne. There was no dinner, and noth ing approaching to a demonstration.
Paris. (Written specially for the Wagga Wagga Express.) Paris, March 26th, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
(WriUe ?pecially for the Wagga ga g Express.) Paris, MarehL26th, 1860. ON the 22nd, the Emperor received the de putation which presented to him the address voted by the Legislative body in: answer to the speech fromin'the throne at the opening of the Chambers. It is well-known that several members who formerly sided with the Go vernment in alinost every question, have this year taken an independent attitude and have joined the oppositibn in demanding an ex tension of liberty for the country. The ans wer of the *Emperor to the address was gracious, but he could not hold from those who presentedMit, that he was in no way pleased with the opposition to his ideas. His Imperial Majesty said that he had the wel fare of the country at heart, and that as soon as France was ripe for civil liberty he would be the first to grant it. But not until then. Besides the cares of stete, His Majesty has of late been In great anxiety about the health of the Prince Imperial who has been laid up some tim...
Police Court. TUESDAY, MAY 22, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 26 May 1866
VSor'icc 4!ourtt. ` ---- - TUesDAY, IMAY 22 , 1866. (Before the Police Magistrate.) Musire LTCENSE.-An application from William Whitehand for permission to use music at the Royal Hotel, on the occasion of the Birthday Ball, on the 24th instant, was granted. WAGEs.-Charles v. William Sinclair. Mr. Gibbes appeared for the complainant. This was a very trumpery case, and was speedily settled by the complainant accepting a cheque for £2 9s. WEDooSDAY, MAY 23. (Before the Police Magistrate.) VAoRANcY.-Elizabeth York was'charged by Constable Ryan with being a disorderly lperson wth no lawful and visible means of support. He ap prehJrided her on the north side of the Murrum bidgee, near the Bridge, on the previous day. Prisoner told him she had been doing no work lately, and that she had no money, and was not able to take care of herself. She waslying at a fire when he apprehended her, and had nthinig with her but a tin billy and an old parr of boots. Witness had known the prisoner for some...