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SHIPPING. ECHUCA. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 25 August 1869
SHf . E'CTI U-CA. ' arrivals. August 21.—Jane Elisn anil barge Wangaratta, Banks matter, from Corowa, in ballast, jolin Crr agent. • ■DErATVTtJRES. August 21.—Kelpie and barge Red Gum, Dewing master, for Hay, with 69 tons cargo. 'Win. M'Cullocli and Co., agents. Aueust28.—Wabeunyah, Pa?e master, ror Tocumwall, ■with 3D tons general cargo. Win. M'Culloch and Co., agents. The Riverina passed Balranali on the 24th inst., for Hey. The Murrumbidgee is dailv fxnected at Hay from the Upper Murrumbidgee, with the first cargo of wool. The Alfred is delayed at Hay, bcr driving shaft having been broken. A new one is being made, and will be sent up at once. Captain Banks reports having passed the Corowa at Toe.umwall; he also reports the Murray very low, and difficult nf navigation. The Pride of the Murray arrived (it. Wentworth on the 21st inst., and snfled on the following day for Menindiu. Captain Bariea reports the Darling very low, a:d anticipates this as his last trip up that river thw Gi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 25 August 1869
Shipping'. ,U. -vtICTOR HARBOR' TO LONDON.— Y . . The "Orient" Liner,' : " COO NAT TO,". 633 tons, A1 14 years,'J; N, Smart, Commander. This noted olipper'will be despatched for-Febraary Wool Sales,-' 1st November.: ; ,--n&lt; For terms of freight apply to ■ • 11 JOSEPH STILLING &'.CO.iV' Adelaide. To be followed by other vessels, should induoe 9ment offer,1 . 517 Wool, stations, Ag-encles, etc i J^ALM.AJI.0 j;;,.0.C.oi Sheep andCattle Salesmen, : 47 BOURKE-STBEET'' WeSX,, .'MEtBOUKNE, Jakes Mann', representative at Deniliquin. G. Fobsctk & Co., do'. "Wagga Wagga Bo do. ' Dubbo ■■■ 308 S'dtfces. ■•■■i i: PROSPECTUS:' . . ^ • OP TUB .• ECHUCA HEAT.PRESERVING COMPANY •>? (Limited.) Nominal Capital,:£10,000; in 2,000,shares of £5 each. . , - : • One pound per share to be paid upon application, one pound per'share upon allotment; the balance by calls not' to exceed one pound per share, to be made at intervals of not less than two months. Operations will be com...
SANDHURST. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Tuesday 24th August 1869 [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 25 August 1869
SANDHURST. (From Our Own Correspondent.) TnecrW 0.1th Aiifftiaf trfiq 545 Cattlo—49 unsold; prices for all classes of beef dropped fully :27s Gd per head; 27 calves—sold well; 8,323 sheep—2,500 unsold; best wetliere, 10a; do. ewes, 9s 3d—a decline generally of Is. 355 lambs—priccs as usual. Cattle.—154 Johnson's (Mitta Mitt a), very middling and plain; 47, Jones, Green and Co.. (Paroo)cullslfrom long journey mob, £6 133; 190, Peter's (MurrurabiJgee) middling, £6 17s 6d; 45, Hansen's, Echuca, middling; 107, Gwynne's (Wcrai), middling, £6 53.
STOCK REPORTS, &c. Riverine Herald Office, Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 25 August 1869
STOCK REPORTS, &c. Riverine Herald Office, Tuesday Evening. Ttie following mobs of stock have crossed sinco our Inst issue: —August 21st—1900 store cattle consigned to Power, Ru'.hirfnrd and Co. 23rd—2470 fat sheep, Waller and Gorton, liurnimlidg&lt;-e; 2500 fat sheep, Kennedy, Eillabong; 2703 fat sheen, Campbell, Mur rumbidgee 24th—100'i fat sheep, Patterson, Conargo. The aspect of affairs generally, both pastoral and agricultural, is becoming very seriously gloomy, from the continued wont of rain. It is to be feared "that wo are entering upon a very bad season indeed, for the dis netrous effects of which there is unfortunately no remedy. It teems almost incredible that the people of these colonies, in the face of the repeated warning they receive, and the ruinous losses they sustain through the constant recurrence of severe droughts, should be contented to go ■on from year to year without urging on their rulers and legislative representatives the absolute necessity...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
IMPOUND! N(iS. . . ECflUCA. : v ;• Impounded, July 30th, ]SG9; trespass, Gd. Brown cob borse, small star, saddle and collar marked, Bhod, H near shoulder, 3 near saddle. 1 Brov.n coh mare, saddle and collar marked, Jjj near shoulder.-..?. - f Grey horee, switch tail, GB or CB near shoulder, like .LI,' off shoulder. .• r Chesnut'entire pony, switch tail, small star,-near liindv foot white, shod, 6addle_marked, no visible brand; trespass, 20s. ... . . , , , ;;■ Bay horse,: saddle and collar taarked, shod, like BN near " ; shoulder. ■ 1 Impounded on the 4th August; trespass,.6d cach:— Brown mare, long tail, saddle and collar marked, C^orar: £ near shoulder. Chcsnut liorse,-ihort switch tail, shod, like H over diamond near snouhler. ;&lt;■ ' Bay. mare, switch tail, star, G (with two; strokes over); "nsar'sliouldi'f." ' r Bay Slly;fo.al, blnze, progeny of above,' rio visible brand; Bay mare. long tail, star anil snip, .F off saddle. Bay filly, heavy long tail, stripe and snip, li...
ABOLITION OF STATE AID. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
ABOLITION OP STATE AID. The Melbourne papers of Thursday all comment at some length on the debate of the previous evening-, on Mr M'Culloch's resolu tions for the withdrawal of the Government Grant-in-aid to religion. We make the following extracts:— ( Argus.) In reality, the point in controversy—five years or ten—is of no material importance; and the public would most likely be indiffer ent as to which of the periods was selected. In the social growth of a colony like this, five years are equal to "a cycle of Cathay," and we may confidently hope that by the end of the year 1874, the most rudimentary town ships and sequestered districts of Victoria will boast of populations sufficiently compact and sufficiently prosperous to enable them to dis pense with all but voluntary assistance for the erection of places of worship, and for the adequate maintenance of ministers of religion. In that event the total cessation of the grant at the date named will be an incident which will attract n...
STATE OF THE RIVERS. ECHUCA. Friday Evening, Aug. 27th. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
STATE OF THE RIVERS. EOHUCA. Fridar Evening, Aue. 27th. Tho Murray (wharf guage) is Sft Sin above the summer level. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] The M URUA.Y. Albury .. Oft Oin above summer level. Wahgunyah . . '2ft lOin „ „ Swan Hill . . 8ft Oin „ „ Euston . . lift 4in „ „ The Muurumbidgee. Balranald .. Sft 8iu above summer level; Wagga Wagga . 3ft Uiu „ „ Hay . . . . 4ft Oin „ ,, Gumlagai . . 4ft 5iu „ „ No other reports were obtainable last evening.
THE HENRY REPEATING RIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
THE HENRY REPEATING RIFLE. This rifle which is rather an extraordinary affair, we are given to understand, is manu factured by the Newhaven Arms Company, Newhaven, Conn, and was used very exten sively during the American war. By act of Legislature it was not allowed to be exported until some two years since, and hence has not been much known out of America. The rifle which Mr Simonsen has shown to us (Ben digo Advertiser) is a very neat arm, weighing about an ounce less than lOlbs, and carrying 1000 yards with accuracy. The calibre is 44-100th of an inch, and the cartridges go thirty-two to the pound. Fifteen shots can be fired by an expert at it in ten seconds, a mar vellous rapidity. The principle of the rifle is very simple. It is fitted with a barel, as it were, below the proper barrel, and into j this runs a spiral spring. When the spring' is pushed up fifteen cartridges—which are in themselves cartridges and caps, the detonating substance being inside the brass cup which holds...
The Riverine Herald. EGHUCA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28,1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
C|e §tferiite Jperak EGEUGA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28,1869. The Land Bill has passed its third reading in the Legislative Assembly, and has been very slightly altered from the form in which it left the hands of its framers. Favorable as it may be considered to the interests of the free selectors, it is very questionable whether it will have tbe effect of drawing any largo number of people to the colony for the pur pose of engaging in agricultural pursuits. No fairer or more liberal terms than it proposes for the disposal of the lands could have been expected, nor in justice to all parties have been conceded. If the country offered for occupa tion were all of such character that men could go upon it with certainty of rendering their toil in cultivating and improving it remunera tive, we might indeed expect that the result of the passage of such a measure as that which the Upper House has now to pass on for the Royal assent, would be a large additional amount of immigration. But the risk o...
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. Id the Legislative Council during this week, the Local Government Rill was passed through commitee, and the adoption of the report made an order of the day for Wednes day next. The Land Bill was received from the Assembly on Wednesday, read a first time and the second reading was fixed for Tuesday week. The Public Works, Railway Loan, Fisheries, Criminal Law and Practice, and Lunacy Bills, were read a third time. The Insolvency and Aborigines Bills have been read a first time. The House adjourned on Thursday until Tuesday next. In the Legislative Assembly, the Land Bill was read a third time oil Tuesday, and passed. An amendment by Mr Duffy, that the mea sure be read a third time that day three months, was negatived on a division by thirty seven votes to fourteen. The Criminal Law Amendment Bill, the Lunacy Statute Amend-' ment Bill, the Insolvency Law Amendment Bill, the Public Works and the Railway Loan Appropriation Bill have been read a third time and pas...
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. In the Police Court yesterday before the Police Magistrate, Mr Langford, the follow ing cases were heard:—Riverine Herald v. B. R. Stephenson, claim for £1; case with drawn. George Kebble v. Benjamin Reeves, illegal detention of goats; summons dis missed. Crown Lands Bailiff v. John Day— cutting dead timber without a license. Mr Taylor for defendant, produced a license to Mr H. G. Butcher, for whom defendant cut and carted the wood, and the case was dis missed. Ralph Reah v. Sarah Cochrane— Abusive language. Complainant stated to the Bench that defendant had begged him not to prosecute, and bad promised to behave herself better, and he therefore wished to withdraw the case. Summons dismissed. Patrick Grace v Hugh Lynch—Summons for £22 wages, under the 17th clause of the Act, against the defendant as overseer. Mr Taylor for complainant. Verdict for amount, and 2s 6d costs; in default distress of the goods of Higgins, Glass and Anderson, owners of Cornelia Creek S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
Wanted. tt 7" AN TED a respeotable Youth as Apprentice VV t° Ihe Drapery business. Apply at Car penter's Labor Office. 554 WANTED a good strong Boy. Apply Mr Weaver, Hopwood-street. 558 WANTED a General Servant. Apply to Mrs M'Arthur, Standard Brewery. 561 WANTED Twenty Tons of good Hay Chaff, delivered at Moama or Eohnoa. Apply, with sample and price, &lt;o Mr John M'Donnell, at Messrs Roberts and Ferguson's, Wheelwrights, &c., High-street, Echuca. 95 SHEARERS WANTED at Nap Nap, on the 1st September. 245 TO CARRIERS. WANTED Teams to Convey Wool from Nap Nap to Deniliqain or Eohnoa. Apply at once to Thomas W. M'Farland and Co., Nap Nap, Hay. 246 To liCt. TO LET, on buildine lease, Allotment of Land next Bank of Yiotoria. Apply at the Bank. 440 TO LET, the Large Briok Store at Moama, known bb Watt's Bond. Apply to Henry Leonard, Moama. 753 rpO LET, the Friend-in-Hand Hotel, corner J- of Hare and AnBtruther Streets. Apply to Mrs Callaghan. 469 COTTAGES to LET, famished...
SHIPPING. ECHUCA. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
shipping::;-" ECHUCA. ARRIVALS. Ml. TlRFARnntER. August 25—Jane Eliza, and W?e WanRawtta, Banks, master, for Wahgunyah, with 120 tons of cargo. John Orr, agent. The Pearl is hourly expected from the Murrunbiilgee •with the first load of wool per steamer. The rivers still continue very low, and unle»3 vre have rain shortly the navigation will be completely stopped. The Pride at the Murray passed Swan Hill from "Wentworth, for Echuca, yesterday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
Shipping-. TTlCTOR. harbor TO. LONDON.—. . riir^ Y , .The "Orient", Liner,' .... ' " COON A T TO," • 633 tons, Al 14 years,'J. N. SMiiiT/iCommandsr." This noted clipper will be despatched for February, Wool Sales, 1st November. • • • ; ' J iii ni For'terms of freight apply to jt*,7 -M. oi ; Joseph STnxiNG'& 'eo?,: ^ Adelaide. , To be followed by other vessels, should indnoe- , ment offer. , (517.-. • "Wool, Stations, AReiMjies, «S£c J^ALMAHOY OAMPIJKLL & CO. Sheep and Cattle Salesiflen|_ , /' 47 Boubke-street West, Melbourne. James RrANN, representative nt Deriiliquin. G. Forsyth ifc.Co.y do. : Wagga .VVagga Do ■, f do. Dubbo ' ;,\'Kbttccs. C A U.T ION. ' - ANY person found trespassing on "the2 Per riooota or Tatalia Runs, or removing ariy: stock therefrom, without first having given due notice at the head station,'and received pefrriis-! sionfrom the person in charge,'.will be prosecutjd 89 the law directs.■ ■ ■ 1 , 315 > • Wm. Liscojibe;' 1; PKOSPECTUS OP TEE ; ...
DENILIQUIN. Chronicle Office, 25th August. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
DENILIQUIN. Chronicle Office, 25th August. Fat sheep are passing through in large quantities, j about 30,500 having gone by since our last. The passings are, on the 19th—2500, Waller and Gorton's, and 800 wethers of R. Patterson's. On the 20th—1200 wethers j of M. Patterson's, 1700 mixed of Osborne's, and 1700 of Dr Lang's. On the 21st—2000 of R. Patterson's. 23rd—1100 of Colin Simson's, 3,700 Flood's, and 2GOO of Sutherland's. 24th-5000 of Tully's: and to-day 1000 from Peters' station, 2200 from Dickson's, 1800 from Blackwood's, and 320[) from the Bank Station, Making for the week the number above given. There are also the following near—a flock from M'Gaw and Co.'s, Burrabogie, another of Philpot's, and a third, owner not named. These are the fat sheep. A mob of I fat cattle passed the river on Monday, supposed to be Moore's, of Boolignl. We hear from Hay that stock coming South to market are numerous. Local business continues quiet. The only transactions occurring being the sale ...
STOCK REPORTS, &c. Riverine Herald Office, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
STOCK REPORTS, &c. JRiverirre Herald Office, Friday Evening. The following mobs of stock have crossed sincc our last issue: —August 25th—1GQ0 fat sheep, Lrger, Boora bula; 6000 fat sheep. Dill and Co, Murrumbidgeei 307 fat cattle, Moore, Lachlan. 26th—2100 fat sneep, Patterson, Conargo; 1780 fat sheep, Hebden and Osborne, Brookong. 27th—128 fat cattle from Barbara; 119 fat cattle, Moore, Lachlan, There have been symptoms for some days past of a «hange in the weather, but as yet we have had no rain. A large number of shares locally, and in adjacent dis tricts, have been applied for in the Echuca Meat Pre6er ing Companv, and there is now very little doubt that the company will be successfully floated at an early date. Shearing is going on in some of the neighboring sheds. Operations will not be commenced at Wharparilla until the middle or latter end of next month, the erection of the machinery for sheepwashing, which is now pro gressing, not being expected to be completed for ...
HAY. August 25, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 August 1869
HAY. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) August 25, 1869. The first wool of the season passed down in the Pearl steamer on Saturday last. It comes from the Messrs Learmonth's stations, Groon- &nbsp; gal and Bringagee, and each bale was sub- jected to the damping process, by an hydraulic press in the possession of those gentlemen. Everywhere we hear of their being about to commence shearing operations, and I sup- pose a fortnight from now will see them in full swing. Meanwhile we (the townspeople) are waiting and watching very patiently, but all of us have the one opinion, that if the ending of the shearing is only as good as the beginning, we will all amalgamate, and as there is no money to be got, make a giant game of poka in the primitive style of the ancient Britons, viz, each ante-up part and parcel of his stock-in-trade at at a fair ratio, and all play their own hands out (bluffing will be strictly restricted to from a tin of oysters to a pair of 20s Wellington boots, so that...