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QUEENSLAND CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
QUEENSLAND CATTLE. The Chief Inspector of Stock in Queensland has received a telegram from Inspector Evans at Mitchell, stating that Inspector Evans does not think the ticks will make headway in the Barcaldine and Longreach districts on account of the number of ants which eat the ticks . and their ova. Mr. Gordon thinks that the reason the ticks have not established themselves on the Upper Georgina, in the Gregory district, is the fact of the ants being so plentiful there. With re gard to cotton seed oil, which is the great American, dipping medium, Mr. Gordon finds that there ia a plentiful supply of the oil in Sydney. Several equatters have written to Mr. Gordon stating tbafc they would be very glad to use the oil if they knew where to procure it.
DISEASED CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
DISEASED CATTLE. A case affecting drovers, stockowners, &c, was heard at the Bourke police court, when the local inspector of stock, D. W. F. Hatton, proceeded against a drover for having five head of cattle iu bis pos session suffering from tuberculosis. The cattle were at the Gidgea Camp Govern ment boro when they were seized. The bench ordered their destruction. Mr. Biddulph, so icitor for tho prosecution, stated that more diseased cattle were eaten in Bouike at the present time than when there was no Act in exist ence. The defence asked that the animaU be allowed to travel to the nearest boiling down works, as is done in Sydney. The bench said they had not that power, aud simply ordered their destruction. They suggested that an amicable arrangement might b3 arrived at with tbo iuspector of stock.
ROADS TO THE RUTHERGLEN MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
ROADS TO THE RUTHERGLEN MINES. For some time past the Euthorglon Shire Council has been urging, through the members for tbo district, for a graut to Ju-lp to m:ik-- ilio road* to tho ininoy. j These roads have un'dl recently have been j unused and their maintenance is entirely in consequence of the mines, which bene fit the council little, but yield a rent to the Crown in leases alone of nearly £2000. The mining companies have agreed to contribute £200 per annum to making and maintenance of the roads, and the council will give something, but they a-k the special aid of the Govern ment. The Minister visited Rufcberglen recently and saw the roads for himself. At an interview with Mr. Bowser, M.L.A., the Minister promised a grant of £300.
THE HEAT WAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
THE HEAT WAVE. We had thought that the heat in Bourke (eays the local Herald) during the past month was amply sufficient to appease the appetite of the most voracious Salamander, but the following extract from a letter received from an esteemed - correspondent at El Dorado, near Louth, is certainly an eye opener on the matter of temperature. Our friend says: — 'I was locking at your record of the heat registered in Bourke, and I admit it is very warm; but we can beat you here. 1 have two tested glasses under the ve randah, and have registered 124, 125, and 126deg. On Wednesday, 22nd, the mer cury went up to 130deg at a quarter to 2 in the afternoon, and remained there 20 minutes. At no time duriDg the night did it fall below 98deg. I guess we head the poll. I have lived nearly all my life in the hottest' parts of New South Wales and Queensland, but never knew such heat as this before, and hope never to feel it. again.' We emphatically echo our correspondent's hope.
THE COOLGARDIE MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
THE GOOLGARDIE MINES. Not only is the traffic to the Coolgardie goldfieids attracting minors and others from parts of Australia hundreds of miles distant, and from Tasmania aad New Zealand, but the ' boom' has reached the United States, whence there arrived by the American mail steamer Alameda a number of mining speculators and prac tical Californian miners. One of the former, upon arrival of the Alameda, s id that there are fully 20 syndicates formed in San Francisco alone to take up auri ferous country in Western Australia up to l,000,000dol., provided a fair test be . , ' given.. AH the machinery necessary to work a great area of country is included in the business of these syndicaes, and ' - , if Coolgardie or Kalgoorlie can supply the kiod of reefing resources the cable news has led these Americans to believe . . oxist, there will bo a considerable influx of American money into that country.
THE LATE SIR R. DUFF. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
THE LATE SIR R. DUFF. The monument erected by Lady Duff over the re.m&ras of her husband, the late Governor of' 'New South Wales, in the 'Waverley cemetery, has just been com pleted by. Messrs. Bobs and Bowman, monumental masons. It stands in a cir cular enclosure 15ft. in diameter, and decuples the most conspicuous position in the cemetery. The monument is erected upon a massive red granite rock-faced base, 6ffc. 6ini Bquare, upon which are placed three pure white Sicilian blocks of marble. Upon the uppermost block stands a highly polished Maltese cross, tapering gradually from the base to the top, of the same kind pf stone. In de Bign the cross i* similar to those seen in the cemetery at Iona, one of the He brides group of islands, called Keilig, Oiran, ' the burial place of Kings.' The monument stands about 20ft. Highland ? its dimensions, together with its elevated position, make it one of the most attrac tive in the graveyard.
PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. We have received vol. HI. of the ' Historloal Kecorda of New South Wales,' which contains s * the archives of the colony from the close of ' - the year 1795 to the end of the eighteenth cen tury. The papers, moat ot which are now published for the first time, are the result of an exhaustive examination of the Public It cord Office in London, the British Museum, '* the Home Office, the Colonial Office, Ihe War Office, the Privy Council Office, the Admiralty, the Indian Office, Somerset House, the London Misaionory Society, and the papers of Sir Joseph Bank*, and private collections of otlu* prominent men of the time, in addition to official records in existence in the colony, The papers are printed in their entirety, and everything of an authentic and official nature has been faithfully reproduced. The vol. con- ' - tains 828 pages, exclusive of.prefaca, introduc tion, and index. Amongst the most important documents contained in the vol. are the doe patches of ...
DALGETY AND CO. LIMITED. MELBOURNE, February 12. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
DALGETY AND CO. LIMITED. Melboubnb. Februarv 12. Tallow.— Locally the market is weaker, and we quotes — Prime mutton £19 10s to £19 15s per ton, medium mutton £18 153 to £19, prime mixed £17 15s to £18 Os, medium mixed £17 10a to £17 16s, inferior and fauity lots £14 10s to £15 10s, tins and oddments £13 to £14. Sheepskins.— Supplies have been much lighter during the past week, and very few lines are offering. The market is very firm, and late rates are fully maintained, merino descriptions being moat in favor. We quote :— Butchers' pelts Is 3d to 2s 6d eaoh, butchers' lambs (hoggets) Is 9d to 3a 3J, do pelta 9.1 to la 61 ; butchers' dry skins, average 3a 6d to 5a. superior to 5s 6d j butchers' dry lambs' (spring) la 6d to 2s 9d, do do pelts 9 d to 2a, do lambs' pelts 7d to In 3d. Country Skins — Merino, good to superior 4Jd to 6£d per lb ; crossbred, good to superior, fine 4$d to 6£d per In, coarse 4|d to 5d ; fall wools, heavy and inferior 3d to 4d per lb ; peltB, sound and well c...
MELBOURNE MARKET. TUESDAY, February 11. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
MELBOURNE MARKET. Tuesday, February 11. Fat Sheep.— 22.000 yarded. Prime crossbred wethers from 8s 9d to 10s, extra do from 10s 6d to lla, good from 7s Gd to 8s ; prime crossbred owes from 7s 6d to 89, extra do from 8s 6d to 9-J, good do from 6s to 7a ; prime merino wethers from 7a H to 6* 6J, good op from 6a Bd to 6a 9-1, second and lighter do from 43 to 5s, inferior from 3s 6d ; prime merino ewes from 5s to 6s, second do from 3s 9d to 4s 6d, inferior do from 2s. Fat Lambs.— 9000 were penned. The de mand was extremely dull, and prices ruled from 6d to la per head under last week's rateB. Prime, from 6s 6d to 7s, extra 7s 6d to 8s, a few at 9s good from 5s 6d to 6s, prime (shorn) from 5s 6d to 6s, extra at 7s, second (shorn), from 4a to 6s, inferior 2s 6d. Wednesday, February 12. Fat Cattle.— 1380 yard, comprising 80 from New South Wales, 500 from North-Eastern and Goulburn Valley districts, 540 from Gippsiand, 160 from the westward, and the remainder from North- Western districts a...
JOHN M'NAMARA'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
JOHN M'NAMARA'S REPORT. John WNamaba and Co. report having held a' most successful sale of horses at their Yarra wonga yards on Friday, 7th inst., whon they y aided 250 head of horses to a good attendance of buyers, The yarding consisted chiefly of good useful draughts, competition for which being very animated, resulted in the bulk of those yarded changing hands at remarkably good prices. Light horses wore dull of sale, excepting a few good sort, which realised fair figures. Quotations : — Heavy draughts, up to £17 ; young useful draughts, up to £15 ; medium, Urom £8 to £12 ; hacks, from £5 to £10.
STATION PRODUCE. THE AUSTRALASIAN MORTGAGE AND AGENCY COMPANY LIMITED. MELBOURNE, February 6. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
STATION PRODUCE. THE AUSTRALASIAN MORTGAGE AND AGENCY COMPANY LIMITED. Melboubnb. February 6. Sheepskins. — We quote : — Butchers' lambs Is 7d to 2s 3d, butchers' green skins to 5a 6d each ; pelts, crossbred 9J to la 6d each, good merino Is to 2s each, dry merino do ljd to 3d per lb ; dry merino skins, short to medium 2Jd to 3f d per lb. woolled superior to 6d per lb ; dry fine cross bred skins, short to medium to 4d per lb, superior to 6d per lb ; dry rough crossbred, short to medium to 3Jd per lb, good to 4|d per lb ; lamb skins 3£d to 4d per lb. Hides — Current priceB : — Victorian salted, inferior 1 Jd per lb, ordinary to good 2d to 2Jd per lb, heavies to extra 3d to 3H per lb, kip 2d to 2Jd per lb ; Victorian calf skins, heavy 2d per lb, light 2jd per lb ; batchers' green ox hides, light to average 2d to 2jd per lb. heavies 3d to 6d per lb, extra heavies 4d per lb; butchers' cow hides l£d per lb ; cowtails, large Is 6d per doz, small 9d per doz 5 horeehair, to Is 2d per lb. Fur...
SYDNEY MARKET. TUESDAY, February 11. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
SYDNEY MARKET. Tuesday, February II. At the Homebush fat stock sales yesterday 17,794 sheep were penned. Quotations : Prime crossbreds, 83 6d to 9s 6d ; medium crossbreds, 7s to 78 6d ; prime merino wethers, 83 lOd to 93 6d ; good merino wethers, 7s 6d to 8s 3d ; mtdium merino wether, 5a 6d to 6s 6d ; lower qualities, from 33 4d ; best crossbred ewes, to 7s 7d ; medium crossbred ewes, 6s to 63 6d ; prime merino ewes, 6s 3d to 6s 8d ; good merino ewes, 5s 3d to 6s ; medium merino ewes, 4s to 4a 6d ; lower qualities from 3« 2d. 1391 cattle were yarded. Quotations : Fxtra prime and weighty yarda of bullocks, to £7 7s ; prime pens of cows, to £4 17s ; prime and weighty yards of bullocks, £6 6s to £6 10s ; good pens of cows, £3 103 to £4 ; good yards of bullocks, £5 5s to £5 15s ; medium pens of cows, £2 15a to £3 ; medium yards of bullocks, £4 to £4 10a j inferior cows and hoifers at proportion ate rates ; light bullocks arid steers, from £2 16j.
CHAS. L. GRIFFITH AND CO.'S REPORT. ALBURY FORTNIGHTLY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
CHAS. L. GRIFFITH AND CO.'S REPORT. Albuby Fortnightly Mabket, Messrs. Chas. L. Griffith and Co. report having held their usual fortnightly market at the Municipal Yards, Albury, on Wednesday, 12th inst., when they yarded 130 rattle and 3000 sheep, to a fair attendarc? of buyers. Cattle.— They yarded 130, the bulk of which consisted of medium to prime quality ; very few stores yarded. They sold best pens of bullocks, prime and heavy £5 10a to £6 10s, others from £4 : prime cows £3 10s to £4 15s 6d, others from £2 ; fat calves prime and heavy to 35s, others from 15s They sold drafts for Messrs. J. W. Grieve, Wm. M'Intosh and Co., Wm, Ferguson, J D. Dunn, Thos. Proctor, H. F. Ogilvie, E Oaborne, and others. Sheep— They sold 3000, about a third of which consisted of inferior to useful mutton Nothing really prime in. They sold medium weight late shorn crossbred wetheis to 7s 2d, medium crossbred ewes to 6s ; merino wethers light and plain to 4s 8d, store wethers to 3s 9d, store ewes to ...
REDFERN FORAGE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
REDFERN FORAGE SALES. Chaff, from Brunskill, Wagga (8779), 4s 4d ; Dunn, Bomen (10,083), 4a 7d ; DowUng, Bomen (3393), 3s Id, do (1816) 3s Id ; Dunn, Bomen, (1213), 4s lOd ; King, Albury (6836), 4s 7d j Den nis, Harefleld (9989), passed j Humobries, Old Junee (6318), passed ; Conn, Mary Vale (9838), 3a Id, do (6206), passed ; Blackmore, Millthorpe (1843), 4s 5d ; Veitch, Coolaman (7139), 5s ; Roach, Yanco (8578), pessed ; Wooden, Old Junee (287B), 4s 3.1 ; Brunfikill, Wagga (9769), passed ; Fallon, Harden (7111), 3s Id ; Black more, Milthorpe (6113), 4s lOd ; Meagher, Bo men (3359), 3s lOd ; Blackmore, Miltborpe (7483), 4s 7d ; Hailes, Gerogery (2910), 33 9d ; ditto (1971), 33 lid ; (8656), 3s lid ; Brunskill, Wagga (4349), 49 9J ; W. H. and Co, Wagga, (344), 4s 9d; Walsh, Walla Walla (3398), passed; Piggio, Harefield (2324), 43 lid; Cummins. Old Junee (6920), passed ; Fulton, Harden (3708), 3s 33, and (3204), 3s 3d.
J. G. SHIELDS AND CO.'S REPORT. WODONGA MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
J. C. SHIELDS AND CO.'S REPORT. Wodonga Market. Messrs. J. G. Shields and Co. report hold ing their usual fortnightly market at their Wodonga yards on Tuesday, 4th February, when they yarded about 300 mixed cattle and 550 sheep to a good attendance of buyers. Prices for both fat and store cattle were brisk at about late rates. 1 hey quote selling fat bullocks up to £5 5s 5 fat cows at £4 10s, £4, £3 10?, and £3 ; store bullocks, forward condition, at £3 153 and £3 10a ; young cattle at £1, 17a, and 14?. They told drafts for Messrs. J. Morrison, E. Merrigan, J. H. M'Geoch, James M'Koy, R, O'Brien, W. Short, jun., G. Button, E. Haire, W. M'Neill, J. G. Boyes. Henry Street, J. O'Neill, J. T. Martin, D. E. Williams, J. W. Lange, M. Shelley, J Barnes, J. Baxter, Geo Street, H. Kothe, S Cleland, R. R. Brewer, J. J Cleland, C Uhe, H. Barber, J. Stephens, W. M'Donald, G Christie. J. H. Henry, H. Beardmore, W. E. Whyte, and others.
YOUNCHUSBAND AND CO.'S REPORT. ALBURY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
YOUNGHUSBAND AND CO.'S REPORT. Albdby Mabket. Younghusband and Co. Ltd. report having held their usual fortnightly sale of fat and store stock on Wednesday, 12th February, Notwith standing the wet state of weather there was a good attendance of bnyers, and an upward tendency in all classes of stock was marked. We yarded and sold 1000 sheep, 140 cattle, and 25 pigs. Best crossbred wethers, 6s 4d to 7s 3d, ewes 6s 4d to 6s Id ; merino wethers, 4s to fis 3d ; others, from 3s 7d ; best merino ewes, 3j 3d to 4s. A few lambs forward at 5s 4d. Best bullocks £4 14s to £5 10, extra to £6 10s ; best cows £3 12a 6d to £4 10s, light cows and heifer £2 10s to £3 5s, others from 35s to 40s ; store bullocks £2 2n, at which figure we sold 53 for Messrs. M'Auliffe, Glenroy. '
CASE OF SNAKEBITE. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
CASE OF SNAKEBITE. ! Mr. George Baison, farmer, of Sou'h - ; Wangaratta, while walking in his garden : at 9 o'clock on Saturday night was bitten - f* on the ankle by a snake, which he j, evidently trod upon. He felt the sting and kicked the reptile away. A ligature ''? was at once bouud round the leg, and a ' neighbour drove the injured man into Wangaratta, where Dr. Cullinan com menc d to treat him with strychnine 40 'M minutes after the bite. Great difficulty- ||. was experienced in keeping the patient Wk avake, and he suffered excruciating pain. m He commenced to lecover in about six Eg hours, and is now out of danger. The M snake'a fangs penetrated a woollen sock f. that Kaiscn was wearing, butr two punc- % tures were plainly visible on the ankle. |
A SCARE. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
A SCARE. ' 1' i Thomas Eeddan was employed digging up the yard at the rear of a house, Dar- i lington, and 6in. beneath the surface he , 1 unearthed a wooden box about 12ia. I square, which upon examination was | found to contain what were believed to be the remains of a chiid. The police were called in and inquiries instituted. The occupant of the house denied all knowledge of the affair. A constable then removed the remains to the South Sydney Morgue, and Dr. Eennie was in- ,. structed to make a post-mortem examina- I tion. This was done and the mystery | solved, -The remains were those of a— dog. 1
DENILIQUIN SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
DENILIQUIN SESSIONS. ' The case of Claude Perrignon, who was charged with stealing cattle the property of John Lennon, of Moama, was con cluded afc Deniliquin on Saturday. The cas3 attracted much attention, as the accused is the person who lately was | fined by the Victorian Customs depart* I ment a large sum of money for smuggling ' E cattle in Victoria. Under cross-examina- . tion by Mr. Pennefather, of Melbourne, who appeared for the accused, the identi fication of the cattle broke down,, and Judge Forbes directed the jury to acquit the accused. A second charge against the same person of stealing Mr. Bell's cattle was adjourned to the April sessioESi I
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. A merchant Darned Edward Clifford, residing at WaverUy, attempted to com mit suicide on Monday afternoon by throwing himself into Coogee Bay. When rescued it was discovered that he had an incised wound Sin. in length in the. abdo men, and was aVo severely burnt about the breast. It is surmised that he at tempted to take his life by inflicting the gash with a razor, and thit he afterwards endeavored to destroy himself by fire. Both attempts being unsuccessful it is' thought that he tri d to drown himself. Clifford was conveyed to the Sydney Hospital.