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PRINCE HENRY OF BATTENBERG. FUNERAL AT WHIPPINGHAM. AN IMPRESSIVE CEREMONY. LONDON, February 6. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
PRINCE HENRY OF BATTENBERG. ? jt\ ? . ? FUNERAL AT WHIPPINGHAM. AN IMPRESSIVE CEREMONY. London, February 6. The remains of Prince Henry of Batten berg, son-in-law of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, who died at sea on his way home from Ashantee, where he was attacked by fever, were yesterday interred at Whip pingham Church, near Oaborne, in the Isle of Wight. On the arrival of the remains at the Isle of Wight a procession was formed, which was j lined by the Qaeen and the Prinoees Beatrice. The coffia was taken to Wh'ppingham Cdurch, and was carried by marines from the chanoel to the grave. The burial service was performed by the Right Rav. R. T. Davidson, D.D., Bishop of Winchester. At the grave Her Majesty the Qieen kissed the young Prince Alexander, the eldest son of the deceased Prince. A funeral service was held at West minster Abbey, the Aroh bishop of Canter bury, the Most Rgv. Edwin White Benson, D.D., officiating. The A gents- General were present. Her Mtij -sty the Queen and K...
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT. (FBOM OUE OWN COBBESPONOENT. ) In tho Legislative Council on Tuesday, the Mallee Lands Bill was again under consideration, It was decided that the House should not insist upon its amendments tc clauses 2 and 25, bat that clause 19 should be allowed to stand, Later on the Assembly agreed to this, and bo practi cally th9 bill is passed. The Outtrim Railway Bill attracted some dis cussion. Mr. Melville strongly opposed the system of largely increasiog the expenditure authorised by Parliament, and then coming to the House for legislation. The hon. member asserted that if the line had been cons ructed by contract there would have been a saving of close upon £12,000. In other words to carry on so-called ' relief works ' the Government had wasted £12,000. Eight other members opposed the bill on a division, but there was a majority of 10 in its favor, and the bill was passed. The Vegetable Diseases Bill also came in for a shara of attention. la one division the Govern ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ALBURY BANNER. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
?TO THE EDITOR OF TUB ALBURY BANNER. ?Sir, — Will you oblige me by answering the following questions in your valuable paper : — I. What duty is there on agricultural ma chinery going into Western Australia I 2. What daty is there on agricultural machinery '.'', going into 'Victoria ? 3. la duty charged od ?second-hand machinery going into either ol ? * the two colonies. 4. Can a person going tc Western Australia take agricultural machinery ^through Victoria free of duty 1 5, What would '??' . foe about the cost per ton for shipping ma '. ' 'Ohlnery from Melbourne to Perth 1 By ?answering the above questions you will 'greatly Oblige, yours respectfully, QUANDARY. [I. We have no copy of the West Australian tariff. 2 15 per cent., except reapers and . binders, which aro free. 3 In Victoria, yes ; in New South Wales, no. 4. Arrangement!' mieht, we believe, be made (or transit in bond. II' ' . 6 You can obtain this information by writing to the agents of any of the shipping firms. — Ed A...
THE SYDNEY SAVINGS BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
THE SYDNEY SAVINGS BANK. The annual report of the Savings Bank of New South Wales shows that at the end ol December last i»319n-874 was at credit of 71,099 depositors, as compared with ;fc'3,583,074 at credit of 67,512 depositors at the close of the previous year, an increase of .£368.800 within the 12 months. The total funds of the bank amount to .£4,214,190. There is invested on mortgage .£1,123,214 and in Treasury bills ^759,169 ; deposited with the Colonial Tirea Barer, £1232 934;. and deposited with the banks, /B79,559. The rate of interest paid on depositors' acoounta during the year was j£3 10). per cent, per annum. ? i '» ? inFiiMiiunM»ii'injuauma M. Tissofc, a celebrated French artist, baa painted five hundred illustrations for an edition of the Gospels in French, which is now being prepared by Messrs. Mame et Cie, publishers at Tours. Only one thousand copieH of the work are to he printed. It will be in two large !«UimWf find, COBfe $GQ gey $opy J ? '?''''? .»-.L»-P'U.i''-...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OP THE ALBURY BANNER. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
CORRESPONDENCE. - - TO THE EDITOR OF THE ALBURT BANNER. . Sir,— In looking over the Banner of the 31st nit. I overlooked your Burrumbattock correspondent's criticism on my letter in the Banner of the 24 ih ; my attention was only directed to it later on, hence my late reply. Both yon in your foot-note to my letter as also your Burrumbuttock correspondent, ignore the real point of my argument. My premises briefly speaking are : The daty on wheat for many years, in fact, aa far back as I can - - remember, has never increased the price of wheat in Victoria except in the present season, for the simple reason that there was always a surplus. I contend that in the present instance the duly in raising the price of wheat is actually doing more mischief than good even to the farmers, inasmuch, as it assists to crush those unfortunate farmers who have harvested nothing, and who consequently will have to buy seed and bread at an advanced xate through the -taflaence of protection. This neither ...
STRANGE DISCOVERY OF A SKELETON. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
STEAK DISCOVERY OF k SKELETON. A party of prospectors have discovered a limestone c»ve, mar Michelago, containing the skeleton of a Urge niun with immecea bonss and skull. 0 .a too'h in missing from the upper j tw- Pieces of opossum rug eewa with sinews round tho skeleton indicate that it was an aboriginal, and was evidently buried scores of years ago. Spealdng on the question of the grape, crop in the Hunter River district, Mr. Lindeman, of Cawarra, stated that tbe yield promises to be very good. The vines are quite free from diseaso, and the fruit i-J prolific and rich in flavor ; should the weather remain comparatively fjnn during the next throe weeks the yield will probably average from 300 to 400 gallons per acre. The country generally ia the Hunter, Paterson, and Williams rivers districts looJss wqU and the crops) ft.r.0 J\Q£lVY, '
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM. , , ? — i.l i. ? y — ? r (By H.N.T.) ' Speak naught but kindly.' Ab progooatioated in ' Flotsam and Jetsam ' & tew weeks back, the two old warriors and the new aspirant, who haa yet to win his spurs aa an alderman, have been eleoted. It shows that a majority of the ratepayers, at any ratej are determined to have no cliqueism in the council, whether through the nominees of leagues or otherwise. It is also a pretty straight intimation to any semi-political association that may wish to thrust its nominees forward that the ratepayers will hare none of it, The new alderman, Mr. W. Carkeek, may well be satis fled with his position on the -poll— a most flattering testimony even to a man who has ' always gone straight.' No doubt his actions yrill be closely watched and keenly criticisid' but, judging by his paat reputation, there need be little uneasiness as to the ultimate result. If the old warriors do as well in the future as they have done in the past, there ...
IMPORTANT DECISION BY MR. CHAMBERLAIN. LONDON, February 10. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
IMPORTANT DECISION BY MR. CHAMBERLAIN. London, February 10. Mr. Chamberlain, the Secretary or State for the Colonies, has decided to make an important change in connection with the mounted police force which is organised by the British South Africa Company for the purpose of maintaining order through out its extensive territories. The object of the change is to prevent any recurrence of unauthorised raids by the company's forces, such as that by Dr. Jameson into the Transvaal, which had such disastrous results. Mr. Chamberlain has decided that in future the mounted police shall be under the command of an officer appointed by the Crown.
A GIGANTIC SCHEME. LONDON, February 10. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
A GIGANTIC SCHEME. London, February 10. In an article dealing with South Africa affairs The Times states that it is the aim of Mr. Cecil Rhodes to create a new Johannesburg under the British flig in Rhodesia. He expects that in five years the territories of the company will be peopled by a population equal in number to the Uitlanders who now reside on the Rand. Mr. Rhodes proposes to develop tbe occupation of tracts of country on the uplands by squatters, who will hold the land on a system analogous to that in vogue in Australia. He will welcome Dutch as well as British settlers to the territories of the corny any. In conclusion, it is stated that Mr. Rhodes intends to devote thg bulk of a is fortune to carrying out his scheme for the settlement of Rhodesia.
CABLEGRAMS. THE TRANSVAAL. IMPORTANT DESPATCH BY MR. CHAMBERLAIN. LONDON February 8. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
CABLEGRAMS. THE TRANSVAAL. IMPORTANT DESPATCH BY MR. CHAMBERLAIN. London February 8. The Times to-day publishes a state ment with reference to the British South Africa Company The Right Hon. Cecil Rhodes, late Premier oi the Cape Colony and managing director of the British South Africa Com pany, had a long interview on Thursday with Mr. Chamberlain, the Secetary of State for the Colonies, when he made a full statement with regard to his position aad that of the British South Africa Com pany in connection with the invasion of the Transvaal by Dr. Jameson. It was believed that Mr. Chamberlain bad accepted Mr. Rnodes's statement as complete and satisfactory, and that be considered that it ?would greatly assist the Government in coming to a decision as to the future of the Chartered Company. According to The Times, the manner in which the affairs of the company are to be administered in the future had been pro visionally sattled . Mr. Rhooea will return immediately to South Africa and p...
THE IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. FORECAST OF THE QUEEN'S SPEECH. LONDON, February 11. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
THE IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. FORECAST OF THE QUEEN'S SPEECH. London, February 11. Parliament will be opened to-day for the despatch of business. A forecast of the Queen's speech is pub lished in this morning's papers. It states that the relations of Great Britain with foreign powers continue of a pacific charac ter, and that Her Maiesty's Government has effected friendly settlements of the Pamir frontier difficulty with Russia and the Siam question with France. The speech goes on to recite the recent events in the Transvaal, and states that an inquiry into them has been promised. The future policy of the Ministry with regard to the Transvaal is not, however, disclosed. The speech refers in terms of praise to the moderation shown by President Krugpr, and says that it is expected that a satis factory agreement will be concluded between the British Government and the South African Republic. An allusion is made to the dispute with the United States, arising out of the Vene zuela frontier di...
EXTRAORDINARY OCCURRENCE AT MADRID. BURSTING OF AN AEROLITE. LONDON, February 11. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
EXTRAORDINARY OCCURRED AT MADRID. BURSTING 07 AN AEROLITE. London, February 11. Reports from Madrid state that an extraordinary natural phenomenon occurred there yesterday. An aerolite or meteorite, evidently of unusual magnitude, exploded over the city. An intensely brilliant light was seen, and 70 seconds later there was a terrific r port. The city was completely shaken by the explosion, and sovcral buildings collapsed altogether. A great number of windows in the city were broken. So severe -vas the shock that it was believed there had been an earthquake, and a serious panic occurred among tbe residents, many of whom, when escaping from the falling buildings, sustained serious injuries.
RAILWAYS IN SOUTH AFRICA. THE CHARTERED COMPANY'S LINE. LONDON, February 7. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
RAILWAYS IN SOUTH AFRICA. THE CHARTERED COMPANY'S LINE. London, February 7. The British South Afrioa Company Is making arrangements to extend the railway which starts from FonteBville, near Beira, on the Portuguese coast of South-East Afrioa, from Umtali, near the Portuguese frontier, to Fort Salisbury, the capital of Mashonaland. It has also been decided that the railway tariff, about wbioh great complaints have b3en made, shall be enormously reduced. The extension of the railway from Cape Town tb Mafeking, in British Bechuana Iand, to Gaberones will be opened ia July.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
ENO'8 'FRUIT SALT.'^tn pimples and blotches on the face, Ballowne||i':of the skin, and depression Jpf spirits, it is rnf|8t useful, for nob ,„ the least,«?£ its tf- eommenfUpons is itaj r^OOTj^S^'A blance tofruit ippthe nntupjsfi way ipJ^mSfiPit' M relieves' tl|j3 Byat|Sjj of effo$$3-r poisor^jijflmatter, S which, if|ret|Jii&!, poHjfjftff the blcoa%pd ita B advantage'fevo.yor 'ajuitriiir^ithat it pan bo||lwayo B at hand wh& requil'«K'' l||preparii$0p bjfs boonijf * truly styled one of tbetstriumpha 'o'tr;:modern;ff' chemiBtry. In hot or fosaiga climates it is in valuable. It allays nejyous excitement, and - restores the nervous ByBvam to its proper condf. - ' tion (.by natural means)?? la tho nursery it it/ -* - beygnd praisa. $M by all Chemists and ISjtQreH, . ,-
THE BERRIGAN RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
THE BE8BIGAN RAILWAY. 111 V ? ' ' Work in connection with the Je^ilderie Berrigan extension ia (says the Herald) now well under way, ond it ia surprising to note, though only one week baa elapsed since the first sod was turned, that considerable progress bas been made, and the contractors have every Confidence that the work will be finished well within the time specified. The party at tbie end are engaged in the vicinity of the Yalgud gerle Creek, where the depression requliee 1 bridging and, conaequently, a higher formation on each side. The low price tendered by the contractors for the work is acoounted for by the excellence of the plant in their possession, in addition to whioh the number of unfortu ma'e men demanding employment gava the contractors an opportunity of selecting the worthiest knights of the shovel. The weaker, and those wbo have beon perforce without aufficient food for any length of time, were shouldered out when opportunity arose. Two iflhifts are now ecgiged del...
THE FARM AND GARDEN. WORK FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 14 February 1896
THE FARM AND GARDEN. WORK FOR THE WEEK. The Kitchen Garden. — Ground that has been cleared of potatoes, &c, will now be avail able for email seeds. A sowing of early cab bages should be made for use In June and July, also a good batch of cauliflower. If the soil 1b at all dry it should be well watered previous to cowing the seed. Bone dust incorporated with the soil will greatly help the young plants Where carrots are at all scarce a sowiDg of 9 I early varieties can be made to U3e in the young i : Btate for flavouring, &;. The soil in the rows W, should be made perfectly firm. Edws 12 m. inches apart for the early varieties will be n't f juod quite sufficient. Brussels Bprouts for H late winter use should be sown without delay. p This fine vegetable deserves more general p: cultivation j by many it is considered too I i difficult to grow, but given a generous soil and I : the same treatment as for borecole, there need a !? be no fear as to the results. As soon as th...