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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
THE manager of an estate of some 200 mil- lions of acres may be well pardoned if, in his administration, he commits many blunders ; nor is it in any captious spirit that we invite the attention of our readers to a case of great hardship upon a considerable number of conditional purchasers which has recently occurred in our local Lands Office. By a Government Gazette notice of Tues- day, 10th March, 1874, the land situate within two miles of the projected railway to Wagga Wagga was reserved from conditional purchase. Instead of communicating this important act of the Executive by telegram, the announcement was left to the ordinary channel, and only reached the local Land Officer, in the usual course of post, on Thursday evening, the 12th. During the course of that day no less than 9 conditional purchases were made on this reserve, of the existence of which the applicants and the district Land Officer were alike ignorant. The same result attended a similar lache per- petrated by the L...
BURROWA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. WEDNESDAY, JULY 22. (Before Messrs. W. D. Campbell, and W. J. E. Wotton.) [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
BUBROWA COURT OP PETTY SESSIONS. WEDNESDAY, JULY 22. (Before Messrs. W. D. Campbell, and W. J. E. Wotton.) Thomas Stewart pleaded guilty to a charge of allowing pigs, his property, to stray in Brial- street. Fined 5s., and 5s. 6d. costs. &nbsp; Confiscation of Liquor. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; John Ralph appeared on summons to show cause why certain liquor, seized on the 13th June last on his premises at Numby, should not be ordered to be confiscated. Mr. Donovan appeared for the defendant. Constable O'Dwyer deposed : I produce the war- rant under which I searched defendant's premises ; I asked defendant if he were the owner of the premises ; he replied, "I believe I am;" I pro- ceeded to search the premises, and found the liquor which I now produce, viz. : two casks, containing bottled porter ; also a large jar in a wicker basket, containing rum ; also a five-gallon keg containing rum, and a case containing three bottles of gin ; I asked de...
Latest Intelligence. SYDNEY—Tuesday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
Latest Intelligence. (FROM MESSRS. GORDON AND GOTCH.) [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY—Tuesday afternoon. &nbsp; The Suez Mail-steamer Pera was signalled at Adelaide at 9 o'clock this morning. Friday, 2 p.m. The Californian Mail-steamer City of Ade- laide arrived at 7 o'clock this morning. Friday, 5·60 p.m. His Excellency the Governor has received a telegram informing him of his mission to Fiji. The Joint Stock Bank has declared a dividend and bonus equal to ten and a-half per cent. per annum. Mr. Marsh, late Police Magistrate at Bathurst, succeeds Mr. Charles Cowper, jun., as Water Police Magistrate. A writ has been issued for the return of a member for West Maitland. The polling will take place on 28th August. The Mudgee Agricultural Show has proved a great success. The sheep and cattle ex- hibits were remarkably good. Messrs. Cox and Rouse were the principal prize-takers. The German residents of the city intend- sending a telegram to Prince Bismarck, con- gratulating him o...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. (Before Messrs. W. D. Campbell, and W. J. E. Wotton.) [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
SMALL DEBTS COURT. &nbsp; &nbsp; (Before Messrs. W. D. Campbell, and W. J. E. Wotton.) Frederick Weifert v. Michael Ryan—work and &nbsp; labour—12s. 6d. &nbsp; Charles Weifert applied to the Court to in- terpret for his son. The interpreter, being duly sworn, interpreted the oath to the plaintiff. Defendant admitted the debt, but pleaded the set-off. The set-off appeared to the Court to be for goods supplied to Charles Weifert, for which defendant must take another remedy. Verdict for plaintiff for amount claimed, and costs. Trespass. T. Woodbridge v. J. P. Ryan.—The plaint was &nbsp; for trespass repeatedly committed since last November by defendant's sheep on a pre-lease of 120 acres, and on a selection of 140 acres, the property of plaintiff's son, on four different occasions during the month of June, 1874. The plaintiff proved the trespasses, which in fact were not disputed by the defendant. The pre-lease had on a previous occasion been in...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. LONDON—JULY 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS. LONDON—JULY 14. &nbsp; The authorites have ascertained that the young man who fired at Prince Bismarck is a journey- man cooper, from Magdeburg. He is a member of a Roman Catholic society, and has confessed that his object in shooting was to assassinate. A priest, who is supposed to be implicated in the outrage, has also been arrested. This attempt to murder the Chancellor of the &nbsp; Empire has caused great excitement at Berlin, and evoked many expressions oi sympathy for the Prince, who has so narrowly escaped destruction. In the House of Commons the Scotch Patronage Bill was read a second time on a division of 307 to I09. JULY 15. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; In the House of Commons the debate on the &nbsp; second reading of the Bill to restrain Ritualism has been concluded. The motion was put and carried without division, and the bill has been read a second time. A t...
A REMARKABLE CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
A REMARKABLE CHARACTER. The Marquis of Clanricarde, whose death we an- nounced on Saturday, was a really remarkable man, and would have been a great man had his moral character been atall on a par with his intel- lectual gifts. He might in many respects be compared to the Admirable Crichton, for there war nothing he attempted in which he did not &nbsp; succeed. A ready and powerful debater, an able administrator, extremely agreeable in social life a magnificent horseman, a splendid skater, a first rate shot, he combined in his youth in a marvel- lous manner intellectual and physical accomplish- ments. In 1824, Mr. Canning, then in the zenith of his popularity, paid a visit to Dublin, where he was received with great enthusiasm. The news- papers speculated upon the subject of his visit, and supposed it to be connected with poltics ; but the result soon appeared in the marriage of his only daughter to the young Earl of Clanricarde. This marriage offered the steps which the am-...
NEWS BY THE ENGLISH MAIL. ADELAIDE, TUESDAY, 2 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
NEWS BY THE ENGLISH MAIL. ADELAIDE, TUESDAY, 2 P.M. &nbsp; &nbsp; The P. and O. steamer Pera anchored off Glenelg at 10 a.m., and landed her mails from London, which were delivered in Adelaide in 38½ days ; the run from Galle occupied 17½ days. &nbsp; &nbsp; LONDON, JUNE 12. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Messrs. Thompaon and H. Henderson, members for Durham city, have been unseated, for bribery &nbsp; and treating, and condemned to pay costs ; the South Durham petition, against the return of J. W. Pease and Major Beaumont, was withdrawn. In Galway, Mr. O'Donnell has been unseated, for priestly intimidation ; Lord Kensington's election &nbsp; for Haverford West is declared void, in conse- quence of some illegal proceeding of Sheriff Bolton ; the election petition was dismissed against Mr. Cross (a Liberal), he being declared duly elected. Mr. Parry was unseated for Boston, for having distributed coals to electors. Mr. Ing...
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. Flour, fine, £13 per ton. Ditto, seconds, £12 per ton. Bran, £2 10s. per ton. Wheat, 3s. 9d. to 4s. per bushel. Maize, 3s. 9d. to 4s. per bushel. Oats, 3s. per bushel. Barley, 3s. per bushel. Hay, £3 to £3 10s. per ton. Cheese, 6d. per lb. Butter, 1s. per lb. Bacon, 6d. per lb. Eggs, 1s. per dozen. Potatoes, 5s. per cwt. Sheepskins, 4d. to 6d. per lb. Hides, 3d. per lb. Hair, 1s. per lb. Wattle bark, £3 per ton.
STOOK AND STATION REPORTS. [A. E. MIDDLETON'S REPORT.] [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
STOCK AND STATION REPORTS. [A. E. MIDDLETON'S REPORT.] Fat Cattle.—None offering. Prime beef would &nbsp; &nbsp; realise quite 22s. per 100 lbs. Fat Sheep are worth from 11s. to 12s. 6d. ; but very few are offering, even at extreme rates. Store Cattle appear to be on a decline : fear of disease I believe to be operating in this direction. Good breeding heifers are enquired for. I have sold this week fifty fat wethers, at quotations. I have, in conjunction with Mr. T. J. O'Neill, 50 heifers to be inspected to-morrow. I have also placed under offer a valuable free- hold, the property of G. Eason, Esq. Burrowa, July 24th.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
IMPOUNDINGS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; GRENFELL.—Impounded at Grenfell, on the 8th &nbsp; &nbsp; July, fromTyagong, by H. Harley :— Chestnut horse, B—B conjoined over M over J near shoulder, star, saddle-marked, white spot near cheek, aged, 15 hands. To be sold on 30th July. Also, on the 9th :— Bay mare, W near shoulder, blotch under 8 &nbsp; near neck, near hind foot white, aged, 14 hands. Also, on the 13th, from Bogolong, by F. Miller, superintendent :— &nbsp; Black horse, hind feet white, L over R near shoulder, C L off shoulder, aged, 15 hands. Bay mare, short tail, HB conjoined over 2 near shoulder, shod in front, aged, 14 hands. &nbsp; Dark brown pony, R near shoulder, 4 years, 13 hands. Red and white spotted bull, bald face, URR near ribs, blotch off thigh. To be sold on 6th August. BETHUNGRA.—Impounded at Bethungra, on the &nbsp; &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
STRINGY-BARK RAILS. WANTED, 10,000 STRINGY BARK RAILS, to be delivered at Bally- Ryan, J. N. RYAN. July 17tb, 1874. WANTED, &nbsp; A GOOD BULLOCK-DRIVER.— Apply to J. N. RYAN, Bally-Ryan. July 17th, 1874. NOTICE. GREEN HIDES and SHEEPSKINS Purchased, for CASH, by the under- signed. A. HANCOCK. Burrowa, 19th June, 1874. WM. B. PETT, STOREKEEPER. A FULL ASSORTMENT OF GROCERY, DRAPERY; IRONMONGERY, FANCY GOODS, BOOTS, &c., &c., At the Oldest Established Store in Burrowa. &nbsp; June 6th, 1874. ROBINSON & BESNARD, STOCK & STATION AGENTS, AND AUCTIONEERS, YOUNG. Agent at Burrowa ...... Mr. A. HANCOCK. A.E. MIDDLETON, Stock, Station, And General Commission Agent, BURROWA. Business connected with Selections and other lands conducted through Mr. M. Fitz- patrick, M.L.A., Sydney. [A CARD.] &nbsp; J. P. RITCHIE, YASS STORE, YASS. Importer & General Storekeeper, AND WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANT. AGENT FOR TOOTH & Co.—Ales and ...
GRANDMOTHER HOOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
GRANDMOTHER HOOK. A few evnings ago, I was at one of those old- world-houses in Edinburgh where a man may actually invite himself to tea, and, without being stared at as a curiosity, take his place in a circle round a round table, dominated by a steaming urn. I would describe this tea-drinking as a relic of the olden time ; but just now I have something else to do. Suffice it, that besides myself, there were at table an old maid, a young maid, the father and mother of the latter, and a gentleman-like man somewhere on the wrong side of forty. This man was the lion of the party, and performed wonderfully welL He was not like the caged animal, strutting up and down to show his paces, and growling, grinning, or yawning at the spec- tators ; but resembled rather the free denizen of &nbsp; the forest, leaping and romping by turns, dignified or playful as occasion called ; now making the &nbsp; room ring with his voice, and now " roaring you ' an 'twere any nightingale." In...
EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. (From the Times ) In the United States Government education is not so perfectly organised as most people suppose. Each State manages its own matters, and it is only within the last few years that a Federal Govern- ment Department of Education has been estab- lished. The report of this Department for 1868 tells us that " in nearly one-half of the States no efficient system of public schools is in operation." The administration of schools even in each State is almost always entirely in the hands of local authorities, and therc is no central power in the least like our great Privy Council Bureau, with its codes and inspections, rewards and penalties. Education is also very far from being as secular- ised as many people suppose. Things are how- ever, tending that way, and in New York, for instance, the State schools are all but completely secularised. Yet even New York State voted, only a year or two ago, 50,000 dollars to the Wes- leyan University at Syr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 25 July 1874
The Burrowa News Is published at the Office, Marsden-street, Burrowa, every Saturday morning, in time for circulation by the early Mails all over the Colony. Terms of Subscription :—When paid in advance for &nbsp; &nbsp; 3 months, 5s. ; if booked, 6s. Single copies, 6d. All accounts are rendered quarterly, and prompt settlement &nbsp; is requested. &nbsp; For Advertisements the following are the charges :— &nbsp; For the first inch or less of space, 8s. ; for every subse- quent inch or less of the same advertisement, 1s. 6d. A reduction of twenty-five per cent. will be made on all advertisements inserted for three months ; and of 10 per cent. if inserted for one month. BURROWA :—Printed and published by GEORGE &nbsp; &nbsp; EASON, at the News' Office, Marsden-street.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 1 August 1874
LEGAI, Mr. Henry G. Donovan, M.A., SOLICITOR, Attends at Murrumburrah every Court day ; „ Binalong, Young, and Cowra, on retainer. Office :—BRIAL-STREET, BURROWA. WM. B. PETT, STOREKEEPER. A FULL ASSORTMENT OF GROCERY, DRAPERY, IRONMONGERY, FANCY GOODS, BOOTS, &c., &c., At the Oldest Established Store in Burrowa. &nbsp; June 5th, 1874. &nbsp; [A CARD.] T. J. GARRY, MEDICAL HALL. Always in Stock a Good Supply of First-class Drugs, Perfumery, &c., &c. BROCK & FOSBERY, Stock & Station Agents, AND AUCTIONERS, YOUNG. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE ROYAL HOTEL, BURROWA. C. WEIFERT, PROPRIETOR. First-Class Accommodation for Travellers & Others. SPIRITS, ALES, WINES, LIQUEURS, &c., OF &nbsp; THE BEST QUALITY. GOOD AND COMMODIOUS STABLING. PURE MERINO STUD RAMS. BROCK & FOSBERY (In conjunction with Messrs. FINLAY & CO., of Goulburn,) HAVE been favoured with instructions to SELL, BY PUBL...
EXAMPLE FARMING IN VICTORIA. A CONTEMPORARY publishes the following: [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 1 August 1874
EXAMPLE FARMING IN VICTORIA. A CONTEMPORARY publishes the following: " The farms of Newstead vary in size from 40 acres to 200, and occupy the tributary gullies and the valley of the Loddon below these points of junction. The gullies vary in length from three to nine miles, and the part of the Loddon Valley belonging to Newstead is about five miles long by an average of one in width, bounded on either &nbsp; side by the Tarrengower and Glengower Ranges, the soil of which is of inferior quality, poorly grassed, and thickly covered with stunted timber. The tributary gullies slope to very narrow beds, down the most of which streams of sludge come from gold workings at their heads. This is specially the case with Sandy Creek, along which is conveyed the sludge from the Maldon quartz- crushers, which has rendered useless a large portion of the richest land of the farm situated at ite junction with the Loddon. In the tributary gullies, and near the edges of the river, the soil con...
WEEKLY CALENDAR Moon's last quarter—August 5th—at 8.51 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 1 August 1874
WEEKLY CALENDAR Moon's last quarter—August 5th—at 8·51 a.m. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Day of month Day of week. REMARKABLE EVENTS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Sun rises. Sun sets. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; H. M. H. M. 2 S 9th Sunday after Trinity. 6 54 5 18 3 M Bank of England founded, 1694 6 54 5 18 4 Tu 6 53 5 19 5 W Gov. Bligh ar. Sydney, 1806 6 52 5 20 6 Th Battle of Wörth, 1870 6 51 5 20 7 F 6 50 5 20 8 S Canning died, 1827 6 49 5 21
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 1 August 1874
One of the usual accompaniments of advanced civilization is the practice of attempting to remedy every social evil by legislation. No matter how small the amount of general damage, no matter how difficult it may be to avoid the injury, some adventurous spirit is found to persuade the Legislature to apply a panacea for the complaint, which, without curing the original disease, inflicts a worse ill upon the community. Such has been the general effect of the Brands Registration Act. For many years the crime of cattle-stealing has been one of our greatest moral plagues. The condition of our herds, accustomed to roam over an extensive unenclosed country, had always invited the depredations of per- sons who preferred illegal ways of acquiring property to the ordinary forms of industry ; and the ill-success which had hitherto at- tended all efforts to check the increase of this serious crime naturally induced those who were anxious for the material prosperity of the Colony, and its complet...