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CRICKET MATCH. BIRREGURRA V. COLAC. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
CRICIE T JPIAJ'.CIL BIrREGURRA V. COLAC. The above match was played on the ground of the Birregurra Club on Saturday last, and resulted in the Colac cricketers again sufferihg defeat.' The "fortune of war" seems to have been dead against Colac all through the present cricketing season, but it is to be hoped that this is the last of the ill-luckwhich has attended our cricketers. The Birregurra men were captained by Mr. J. F. Strachan, and Mr. G. P. Robertson performed a similar duty for the Colac players. Birregurra went first to the wickets, and made a total score of 65. J. M'Callum was the only one of the team who got into douible figures, and he scored 16 in his usual free manner, when he succumbed to a good ball from C. Murray. The Colac men' then went in, and were speedily dis posed of for the very small score of 33 runs. Ir. G. P. Robertson made 24 rnns, and carried out his bat. Sunderland made five, and there were six " duck eggs" entered in the scoring-book. Colac, however, p...
THE SNAKE EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
TIIE SNAKE EXPERIMEEINTH. At the meeting of the Medical Society on Wednesday evening,. Mr. Girdlestone brought up a progress report of a sub committee appointed to investigate the sub- . ject of snake-poisoning. The report, wasI as follows :--"The experiments, of which a record is herewith presented, were all I conducted at the liichmond Police Depot, and the committee desires to express its obligation to Captaiin Standish and Slper intenlent B-lar for their very valuable assistance in allowing the experiments to be made at the depot. Also, to Sergeant Faw sett, of Swan Hill (who procured the snakes), and to other oflicers of the police force for the aid so cheerfully and readily rendered to the committee on various occasions. The committee held lifteen meetings at the depot, and performed sixty-eight experiments. The snakes were all tiger snakes, from Swan Hill. Nearly five dozen were used for the purpose of these experliments, none of which were under 3ft., and some exceeded 4ft. ...
COLAC POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 1876. (Before Mr. B. Rout, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
CGOLAC POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 1876. (Before Mr. 13. Rout, J.P.) Julia Ronsel v. Robert Cameron.-Charge of disobeying an order of the Court, rcquir iug him to contribute towards the support of his illegitimate child. Mr. Hancock for plaintiff: The defendant was brought before the Court in custody of the police, having been apprehended under a warrant. Came ,son admitted that he had not paid the amnount due. He hlid a horse, but Kemp has it now to sell for him. Don't know whether the animal is sold or not. Would not sell the lorse for £2. He would pay what is owing "42:10s. )and £1 over. Cannot get sureties, or a dri;ety, that he would pay the money. ,His Worship decided that Cameron should be imprisoned until the amount due, £2 10s., and £1 lls., costs, was paid. Cameron was then removed in custody. Johni Connolly v. James IHornby.-Work and labor done, £1 8s. Mr. Butler for plaintiff; Mr. Hancock, for defendant, said that lie was not prepared to go on, as his client had not r...
SIGNOR BRUNO'S SERICULTURAL FARM. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
SIGN?VOR BRUNO'S SERI'U? L ? 'TUl AL FPARil . At the meeting on Thursday of the select commnittee appointdd to inquire into the cir cumstances connected with the granting of j000 acres of land near Benalla to Signor Bruno for sericultural purposes, the follow ing progress report was adopted, and subse quently submitted to the Assembly: 1. It appears that Chevalier Bruno applied by letter, dated 10th March, 1875, throtigh tihe Italian Consul-General, for an interview, which was granted by the Minister on the 27th of that month. From the memo. re corded of that interview we learn that Che valier Bruno had the reputation of being an experienced sericulturist, and undertook to bring out a small colony of Italians to carry out silk cultivation, with aoview ultimately to the manufacture of silk as a national in dustry. For this purpose he ap lied for from 2000 to 3000 acres, and was referred to cer tain district surveyors to assist Iim in making a selection. On the 13th April he applied f...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. The Speaker took the chair at two o'clock. Shortly afterwards the Usher of the Black Rod appeared and summoned the Speaker and members of the House, by the command of his Excellency, to attend in the Council Chamber. The Speaker thereupon rose, andpreceded by the Sergeant-at-Arms, and following pro miscuously by a crowd of members, left the chamber. After an absence of about half an hour the Speaker, officers and a few members re turned to the Chamber, when the Govern nor's prorogation speech was read, and the proceedings terminatedl.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. In the Legislative Councilithe President took the chair at two o'clock, and the ap proach of his Excellency was immediately announced. At five minutes past two Sir George Bowen entered the Chamber and took the chair vacated by the President. His Excellency was accompanied by his secre tary, Major Pitt; Colonel Anderson, Cap tain Bull and Captain Stubbs. The members of the Legislative Assembly having been summoned, the Speaker, in pursuance of the usual form, presented the bill sanctioning the various appropriations of money-to the use of her Majesty's service, which had been made during the session. His Excellency gave his consent to and signed this bill 'with other measures as follows :-Boundaries of Bailiwicks Bill, Expiring Law (Diseases of Stocks) Continuation Bill, Corporation By Laws Proof Bill, Cheques, &c., Bills of Ex change, Law Amendment Bill,: Succession Duties Bill, lPublic Health Bills, Surgery Degrees Bill, Bank Notes Tax Bill, Medical Pra...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
ARt R I V-AL OF TIIOE ENGLISH MAIL. The R.M.S. China arrived off Glenelg at 2 o'clock on Saturday morning. The following is a portion of the news telegraphed to Melbourne : GENEIRAL SUMMARY. Tidings have been received from Central Africa of the welfare of Colonel Gordon. His medical attendant was dead, and there was no other white manu left of his party. Mr. Joliffe, of the Isle of Wight, the famous steeplechase rider, was killed in the Huntingdon railway accident. A remarkable walking match took place in the Agricultural Hall, Islington, between Weston, of Amcrica, atlnd Perkins, the greatest walker in England, to walk twenty four consecutive hours, the one covering the greatest distance in that time to receive a silver cup, or £50. Perkins retired at the 65th mnile, while Weston completed 109 ntiles unexhasusted. The Zingari Cricket Club and gentlemen of England have projected a visit to America to play cricket matches for the world's chl:upionship with the St. George and Man hatt...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, April 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
SOUTH AUSTI?LTLA. ADELAIDE, April 10. The Parliament will positively meet on the 26th May. The ship Myrtlehome:;went ashore at Kingston, but got off..: The weather is fine. Wheat is dull. April 7. ,. At Nairne, last night, Mr. Boucuiit stated that the Governmen?t had hMade arrangempnts with Bishop Bugnion, of the Greek Church, for the introductione of 40,000 statute adults. into the Northern Territory of the shame religious faith as himself, and now residing in the south of Russia, the Mauritus, America, and India. The immigrants will re ceive grants of land at a small rental, and at the end of ten' years have the fee simple. The Bishop is to receive 600 acres of land and £1000. Parliament will probably meet on 25th of May. At the March land sales over 70,000 acres were sold.
REGULATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF THE SPREAD OF SCARLET FEVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
REGULATIONS .FOR THE PRE VENTION OF THE SPREAD OF SCARLET FEVER.' The contagious disease known as scarlet fever being at present prevalent in several towns and places in Victoria; the Central Board of Health have, by virtue of the powers vested in them by Act of Parlia ment, made the following regulationsforthe prevention or mitigation of that disease, namely: These regulations shall apply to any city, town, borough, shire, or place in which any case of scarlet fever shall have occurred within the month immediately preceding the date hereof, or in'which any case of such disease shall occur while these regulations shall remain in force. 1. HousE TO HOUSE VISITATION.-The local board of health of any city, town, borough or shire, in which scarlet fever shall be present, shall cause a house to house visitation to be made of such city, town, borough or shire, in order to ascertain whether any case of scarlet fever exists in any house therein; and in the event of any case of such disease ...
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MnImlouRsiJ, April 10. The Stevenson eumbroylio has been the great topic of conversation to-day. Mr. Adam Wilkinson, for the as sault on Mr. Guthrie, was brought up at the Police Couit this morning, and remanded for eight days, bail being allowed. The Stevensons have applied for an injunction against Mr. Guthrie, to pre vent him from hindering them carrying on their business, and the case will be heard to-morrow. Meanwhile, four Customs' officers remain in charge of the portable stock. Mr. Guthrie is im provilg, but he has received an ugly wound. All day, Flinders lane has been crowded, and the atffair has excited the greatest interest. The China only arrived hi the bay at noon to-day. The Chief Secretary bhas gone on a Svisit to Tasmania. ;,Private London advices state that there is a decline on greasy and inferior wools of -d. to id. Another telegram states that washed fleeces have declined 32d. per lb...
HOLLOWAY'S PILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
HOLLOWAY'S PILLS.--Important for the Delicate.-It is difficult to determine which is the more trying to the human constitu tion- the damp, cold days of autumn and winter, or the keen, dry, easterly winds of spring. Throughout the season good health may be maintained by occasional doses of Holloway's Fills, which purify the blood and oct as wholesome stimulants to tlhe slkin, stomach, liver, bidwels; and kidneys. This celebrated medicine needs but a fair trial to ;onvisu-e the ailing and despondent that it ,will rcstore and cheer them without danger, vin, or ?ncouvenicnce. No family should "ue without a supply of HIolloway's Pills and cOintment, as by a timely recourse to them the first errin- furcsion may Ibe reclaimed, suffering may Tu spared, and little saved.,
PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
P?ROROGATIOA OF0 IPARLIA . I-MENT. Parlhamient was prorogued on Friday at two o'clock, greatly to the satisfaction of all persons concerned. The public as,.well aa heon. members seemed to take butlittle in terest id:.the event. The customn'y for malities were gone through. Ahout a dozen police, under the conmmand of Inspector Beaver, kept the approaches. Shortly before two o'clock, when the Governor was ex pected to arrive,. the Garrison Artillery made their appearance on the scene, and drew up in the vicinity of the entrance to the Parliament-buildings as a guard of honor. The Headquarters band was conspicuous by its absence, the military demonstration being tame in theiextreme as a conseqnence. The Governor, accompanied by Major Pitt, his Private Secretary, and some other members of his suite, arrived at the House at the ap pointed hour, and was received with the usual salute. Withoat further formality his Excellency alighted and entered the build ing. The attendance of ladies in ...
BIRREGURRA RACES. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
BIEREGUERA RACES. TIos DAY. The following are the entries and accept ances for the above races, which take place at Birrcgurra this day: M\AIEN PLATE, £10. One mile and a half. Weight for age. Mr. J. Day's b g Young Erin, aged. Mr. F. Archer's ib g Mistake. aged. Mir. J. Scott's ch f Vaterhlen, 3 yrs. Buie: enu:tA ITNsmc\rA, £20. Two miles. Mr. J. Tilley's Jack Sprat, Sst. Mir. J. Stewart's Gamecock, (Ost 121b. Mr.. J. Kenp's Brownilock, O6s 101b. Mr. J. J. lHerrick's Vanish, G?t Slb. HI-laoiL. RAce, £15. Two miles. Mr. ]. M. . Hearn's iEneas, list. Mr. F. Archer's Mistake, 10st. Mr. .. Day's Young Erin, 9st 71b. Mhr. J. Glceson's Mignonette, 9s6 71b. Mr. W. Turner's Cobden, 9st. ''le SEmLLIG RAce lies been struck out, and a I-A?NuICAr, post entry, substituted for it. Sir,.m sc HIaci RACE, £5. Mile heats. For this race there are four entries.
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 11 April 1876
AGRICULTURAL NO'TES. -0-~---* The recent copious rains have been most welcome, and appear to have been well dis tributed, not only throughout Victoria, but also over the other colonies, where the long continued drought was beginning to be at tended with:serious effects on the stock. The benefits are already perceptible in the spring of grass and freshness of the culti vated pastures which, if the rains should be followed by mild weather, will soon pro duce a luxuriant sward of herbage. Those farmers who were early, at work oith the preliminary scarifying or gang-ploughing of their tillage lands will now profit by the coinplete germination of, weed seed, and the thick coat of green manure they will have to plough down in preparing for the next crop. The season is now most favor able for the laying down of pasture lands, the sowing of vlhich should be carried on at every dry opportunity. In the new dis tricts, where summer-fallowed and early ploughed lands are ready, wheat sowing shou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 14 April 1876
[Ai)VERTISECMENT.j 'fl HE NA''INOK A 1, REFO O121 J1_ LEAGUE ?OF VICTORIA. IIA NIFESTO. It is a fundamental principle ,of the English Constitution that rep'esentation should go with taxation. It is an in alienable light of a free people that they should make their own laws. I'he people of this country live under a constitution which, while lca\ing thems comparativcly free to elect their own reprcesntativCs praT tically deprives their representatives of all legislative power. The Legislative Assembly, which is elected by the whole people, is constantly obstructed by the Legislative Council. which renresents only a portion of the community, thit portions being the propertied class. Legislative action on the part of the people has, there fore, Iecomie a nullity, and self-govern teunt a shan. In every civilized country in the worhld a land tax is one of the chief sources of revenue for the State. Ii a country like this, where the State out of the general revenue grants large annual subs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 14 April 1876
GOVERNMENT ADVERTISEMENTS. V. 0. SALE (No. 4277) OF CROWN LANDS in fee-simple, a the Court House, Colne, on WEDNESDAY, the 19th day of APRIL, 1876, at 11 o'clock a.m. Tows LOTS. lKranlbruk, parish of Kranmbruk, county of Polhwarth, at Apollo Bay. Upset price, £4 per lot. Charge for survey, £1. Area, 2r. each. Allotments 1 to 10, section 1; 1 to 10, section 2. Plans and information can he obtained at the Crown Lands Oflice, Melbourne, and at the Court House, Colac. The charge for Surveying must be paid at time of Sale. D. GILLTES, Commissioner of Crown Lands andl Survey. REMEMBER ! REMEMBER ! i T HE C O N C E RT On EASTER MONDAY NIGHT. Artistes Messrs. 1Vr. FORBES (Melbourne), WEB BEltand WRIGHT (Geelong), and HYNE (Colac). Misses FORBES (Melbourne) and HARRISON (Geelong). PLSNIsxr: M. G0. STEEDMAN, Geelong. Admission-Front Seats, 2s.; Back do., Is. Be sure to secure Tickets in time i Tickets may be had of Messrs. Beall, Turner, Fulton, Parkes, Anderson, and Secretary. J. G. JOHNSTON...
THE NEW RUSHES. THE HARD HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 14 April 1876
Til.E TErJEW RUSHES. TIIE IIARD IIILLS. The Dunolly Express of the, 1ltlh April has the following 'respecting this rush :-Since our last issue, the news from the rush has been more exciting in its nature that heretofore. Nuggets always create a sensationi, and when on Friday evening last Mr. P. Frayne and party arrived in Duniolly with two little lumps of the precious metal, it did not take long to get up a commo tion in the town, and as, the welcome strangers were open to inspection ait Frayne's hotel for an hour or two they. became the talk of the town. Thi specs were, independent of their value, very handsome specimens. The pieces weighed respectively 158oz. 1 dw b, and 41oz. Gdwt. 12gr.-over 2000oz. Besides these; the same party unartlhed a bit of 7oz. a few days previouslyc. Tlie Duiolqy banmks would not givithe price. demanded, and consequenitly MI.. Frayne, much against his inclination, sold 'it to a bank at Maryborough. Earlier in the day news reached us of the result of cru...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 14 April 1876
M ISCELLANEOUS.:: The special correspondent of the Ti!nes in Turkey writes, with the date of 18th Tfanuary -" I have been ppsitively assured, that the Sultan, who owns £8,000,000 worth bf shares of the public debt, has demanded and exacted full. payment of his own dividend, instead of the half coupon allowed to other creditors.'? The Rev. Donald. Cumnimng, ?rce Church minister, :of Fewbyth, Aberdeenshire,: has been interdicted by his elders from conduct ing services in his church, on account of his alleged unpalatable doctrines. On Sunday, 19th January, a ne?v lock was put upon the church door add thlie kdt taken away to pre vent his eniteing. -TJhediffieulty, however, wao .qverrono by- forcing the door. Ulti niately', holve?or, the rev. gentleman gave way and took refuge- in a farin, where he preached to a few of his flock. The German society for the exploration of the North-Pole have resolved socidihfg ciext summer an expedition to north Siberia, especially to the rivers Oh and Ie...