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NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 30 June 1866
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENIS. 1J.c.mmunications for insertion in this journal must be addressed to the Editor, and be aecomponied by the real name and address of the writer, not nedessarily for publication, but as a guaranteo of ·good faith. Correspondence must be kept within rdsonsoble limits, and under no consideroation will anything 6f a.urely personal or scurrilous nature find insertion. In'th!e cuase of rejected communni. nctions, the Editor'caunot undertake the return of the manumscript.
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 30 June 1866
iR-oral f*nteligeize. -o imE SrniET?S.-Abot . oeit Trmonths- ago, two or threo parties of about half a dozen men each, ap Dpeared in the towh and at once set to work dig glng ttlIe pltfallsa;'of from oss tu~three feet, dlep, in all of the prilicipal thoroighfares. Tlhe tlvns people were delightedand cdnritulated each other, on the speedy prospect of good mhetallel strieets. Trustful deluded creatures, they did not then know that Government "road making" simiply meant scraping.the mud off the side off the street and carefully putting it down in the middle, to be cotered over at some remote period with a coating of stone. 'The contractors muddled along at the mud-moving department of their business for about a month, and by the end of that time had contrived to transform the streets into pretty much the condi tiohof ploughed fields. Havingmadethemten times worse than they fdund them, they disappeared for awhile altogethdr and turned their attention to shingle hunting in the river and ...
Colonial Summary. THE GUNDAGAI GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
e1lotiial utintmat't , , THE 'G?NDAGAI GAOL. 'OnU readers will. recollect that a memorial ?was lately forwarded to Mr. W. Mbacleay, for preseintation to the Government; whose object was to point out the necessity of erecting a suitable gaol in this town. Mr. Mlacleay re -ceived a reply from the Colonial Secretary the hon. Henry Parkes-which he at once forwarded to the Gundagai Progress Com mittee; and by the courtesy of one of its members we have been favoured with a copy of the document, which we insert for the in formation of our readers. It is as follows: Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 2Gth June, 1866. Dear Sir,-Will you permit me to say a few words on the petition from a public meeting at Gundagai, which you presented to 'the Government a short time ago. That petition prays that the ground on which the existing lock-up gaol stands may not be en closed, and that a new gaol similar to the one at Wagga Wagga may be erected in the town, and in support of the latter proposition...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
£100 REWARD. THE MHurrumbidgee and Lachlan Horse, Cattle, 'And She'ep Stealing "Prevention Association. Hereby offer a reward of £4100 to any person or per sons who will give such information as will lead to the apprehension and conviction of anyone stealing Horses, Cattle, or Sheop,'tho property of any' member of the obove Association. 'LIST OF MEMBIERS. Wm.M a?eleay, Esq., M.P. A. A. Devlin, Esq. John Leitch, Esq., J.P. ' J. Devlin, Esq. T. W. Hammond Esq j .P. Rand Brothers, John Gordon, Esq., J.P. C. Bardwell, Esq. W, 0. Windeyer, Esq J.P. John Stinson, Esq. G. Forsyth, Eoq., J,P. HI. G. Lintott, Esq. J. H. Wallis, Esq., J.P. John Donnelly, Esq. John Holloway, Esq., J.P. John Cox, Esq. Lavender and Wilkinson, Rsech and Coffin. E. C. Pearson, Esq. John Patterson, Esq, Geo. Wilson, Esq. A. Davidson, Esq. H. M. Paul, Esq. W. A. COTTEE, Treasurer. G. A. ELLIOTT. Secretary. Sheep Wanted., SANTED to purchase :6000 Weaners, mixed sexes. .300Q Young Ewes, to lamb. Apply, stating price, ...
DENILIQUIN. Friday, June 29, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
DENILIQUIN. :Friday, June 20, 1800. We have again to record some fine mild rains hav -ing fallen at intervals for several days since our last 'ishue, in and around Deniliquin. 'We believe that the :::iin has been general throughout the salt bush -:country; it has to our knowledge extended to Albury, Wgga Waan gga, Urana, Jerilderie, Hay, and Moula-' mien. . The roads are in a very bad condition for travelling by vehieles, and horses find a difliculty in getting through the sloughs on the main thorough ".'fares, which very imuch resemble the roads as they -prevailed from Bendigo to Melbourne in 1851, '52, and '53. %Alargoamount of country is thus rendered 'usolessin Itiverina-the level nature of "tho surface 'enabling draymeneanI overlandors to make for'them. Sselves, their teams and nstock, new tracks. Thehalf 'mile on each side of the main thoroughfare is'there :fore very 'much 01t up, and the young grass dese. troyed by this prdcess of each traveller choosing his own road. Fat sto...
POWERS, RUTHERFORD, & CO.'S AGENCY G. A. ELLIOT [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
POWERS, RIUTIIERFORD, & CO.'S AGENCY G. A. ELLIOT Reports: at Ciattle-There are many inquiries for good fat cattle, burtno mobs ofering. 1 have one large mob for nhich a price has been ofered, 'but acs it is below s owners estimate, could not Saccept. I have sold one small lot for local con suminption. "Store Cattle.-Deand 'for really frdt-class lots, in ferior dull of sale. Prices are nowo ruling very -.high, and expected to range still higher before the close of the season. Mr. Watt's mnob of 450 Swill be hereon Tuesoday next; they are reported as a iery prinme lot, being the pick of a large herd. I have sold one lot of a 1000 head mnixed sexes, for Edward Readford, E?q., to lessrs. Lavender and Wilkinson at satisfactory price and terms ;'they are a very fine lot of cattle and are going to the westward. •iFat Sheep .-.ronenow offering, but manybuyers are ' on the look out for really prime wethers. BStore Sheep.-The macrket during-the ecek has been very active. Iihave sever...
SANDHURST. RYAN AND HAMMOND'S REPORT. June 27, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
SANDHURST. RSYAN AND IIABIMOND'S RIEPORT. June 27, 1800. Our market for fat cattle is still very short supplied, not more than 200 head beingesold since this day week, one lot being withdrawn, not being svitable for thetrade. Many of our best buyers are now eom pelled to attend the Melbourne market, and have con tributed to raise prices very materially there. Good beef is worth, here, from 35s. to 42s. per 100 .lbs. Our sales were-For Mr. James Tyson, 142 cattle, middling quality, in which were only 16 bullocks at an average of £7 11a., and, for same owner, 30 calves, fair quality, at £3 4s. ; also, for another owner, we sold 18 middling calves, at £2 4s.. An increasing trade is being done in this district with sheep
MELBOURNE. POWERS, RUTHERFORD, AND CO.'S REPORT. Melbourne, June 27, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
MIELBOURNE. 1OVWERS, RUTHIERFO01D, AND CO.'S REPORT. Melbourne, June 27, 1860. Fat Cattle.-Number in, 1450. The supply was above the average both in quantity and quality, the greater portion yarded' being from good useful beef to prime quality, and very few inferior. The market opened with a brisk demand for all classes, and, with some slight exceptions, continued the same through out. There was a large attendance of buyers, and sales :passed off briskly, prices being, on the whole very nearly equal to last week. A considerable num.. bor were sold to country buyers, who were, in a great moneasure, the means of keeping the market so firm. We have sold 273. Quotations- - S s. d. ." s 0d. Prime bullocks .... .. 14 0 0 to 17 5 0 Good quality do ... 11 0 0 to 13 10 0 Middling do. ..... 8 0 0 to 10 0 0 Inferior do... ....... 4 10 0 to 7 10' 0 Best cows .... .. .. 11 0 0 to 12 10 0 Second do........... 0 0 0 to 10 10 0 Inferiordo... .. .. .. 4 0 0 to 6 .0 0 Fat Sheep.-Number. in, 8000. A s...
THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF THOMAS CARLYLE TO THE STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
.TJI INHAUIGURALT ADDRESS OF THOMAS C.T CARLE TO THE STUDENTS OF THE : UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH. "TInn'iE are now fifty six years gone last ' November since I first enteroe. your city,a boy of not quite fourteen-fifty-six years ngo-to ntlend clnsecs lIre, nnd gnin knowledge of all l:inds, TI Inow not what, with feelings of won der and awe-struck expectation, and now, after a long long course, this is what we have come to. There is something touching and tragic, and yet, at the same time, beautiful, to see the third generation, as it .were, of my dear old native land rising:up and saying, 'Well, you are not altogetiher an unworthy laborer in the vineyard, you have travelled through a great variety of fortunes, and have had nmany jntdgs."' In such. terms does the "old.man elnqujintl address the hand of enthusiastic students who, witll scuch cordial greeting, welcomed him to thnt post of honour to which, by their seffrasen, he had been elected. It w is a n crfcnifil tribute of the prese...
Sydney Jottings. Sydney, July 3, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
vbnaep ,Jottings. [FIOM OUR OWv N CORnESPONDENT.] Sydney, July 3, 1866. The full penalty of the law was this morning, carried out in the case of James Crookwell, of Bargo Brush notoriety. It is fresh in the minds of all newspaper readers that young Constable Raymond met his death by a shot from a revolvet discharged by Crookwell, who, in conjunction with the other Crown prisoners, was at the time desperately attempting to effect his escape, fortu nately as it proved without success, but ending fatally for Constable Raymond. Of the six pris oners who were condemned to death for this, five are under sentence of hard labour for life in irons, and Crookwell has been hanged. His death was certainly far from being as speedy as Greens, who was executed a short time since. Crookwell, who is rather a fine man and well proportioned, has seemed more callous to and inattenltive to the at tentions of his religious advisers than is generally tlihe case. I am told that he spent a quiet night and e...
Court of Requests. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
Court of rcquei to. AT the sitting of this Court on Tuesday next, the following cases are set down for trial. : i.-F-rederick Gasse v. John King, money due on property unlawfully detained, £1 is. .2-William Willans v. Robert Vise, bill of costs, £7 15s. Gd. 3.--Matthew Healey v. Hector Gillis, money paid,, £6 Os. 6(1. 4. -=~ltthew Healey . Hector Gillis, damages, £5. i.--Jamne B. Warby v. G. Clifford, goods sold, £9 16s. ld. G.-T. Heath v. S. Monchet, £5 7s. 7.-J. Holloway v. AM. Young, (Chinaman) £1 4s. 8.-J. Holloway v. John Cox. £7. 9.-Patrick Reardon v. Joseph Head, balance of account, £9 17s. 10.-Same v. John Holloway, £6 14s.-1 }d. 11.-Same v. M. Russell, £2 4s. 3d. 12.-Same v. 0. Stanton, £1 Os. 4d. 13.--Same v. H. Hughes, £2 Is. Ol)d, 14.-Same v. G. Laycock, £2 14s. 5:1. 15.-Same v... . McRudden, 13s. 4d. 1O.-Williani.Tilden v. WV. Wakelyn, 10s. Gd. 17.-Same vi. E. Johnstone, 10s. 10d. 18.-Same v. John Reed, 13s. 5d. 19.-Same v. Jamihes Ritchie, £1 8s. 8d.
Lower Murrumbidgee. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
[FROM OUR CORRESt OaENT.] I n?VE little news of any description to give you from this quarter, and still less that is likely to prove of much interest. The drought indeed ap pears to ]veo thoroughly broken up, and during the last six, weeks we have had nearly twice as muchidepth of rain as we had during the previous eighteen orineteen months. The grass is conse quently sjnging nicely in most places, and the country has assumed a sort of verdure to which the eye-has been a stranger for many a long day. The lambing, of the disastrous results of wlhich so many fears were entertained and expressed, has, by a for tunate chance, commenced Fiather liter, on most of the river stations, than is usual, and there is now fair hope of an increase quite up to the average, especially if frost, from which we have hitherto been unu'sually exempt, -continues to hold off. The rain, however welcome, has, nevertheless, entailed its disagreeables upon us, the roads being almost impractieable in many plac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
NOTICE. T IIE undersigned has a small lot of cattle, say 30 bead, (and very good) for Sale at Narandera. GEORGE H. STIVENS NOTICE. A LL persons found driving Cattle or Horses from Urana Station, without permission from me will be prosecuted. CYRUS E. SMITII. SYDNEY INSURANOE .COMPANY, FOR FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE. Incorporated by Act of Council, 18 Victoria, 1805. SUBSCRIBED APITAL, £250,000 ;:PAID UP, £?0,000 With unlimited liability of Shareholders, DInRETORs: J. F. JOSEPHSON, Esq., M.L.A., Chairman MI. E. MUIININ, Esq. T. C. BREILLAT, Esq. JAMES R. FAIRFAX, Esq. WILLIAM WOLFEN, Esq. JOHN BREWSTER, Esq. SunveYon :• JAMES IIUME, Esq. SECcETAY : MIB. JOSEPHI DYER. rI-iHIS Company, which has been established for ten L years, is a strictly Colonial Institution, and has a large and wealthy propriety. Polices for bth FIRE and MARIINE INSURANCE are issued at the current rates of premium adopted by the various offices in the colony.. Forms of proposal, and tables of rates, with all neces...
Commercial. WAGGA WAGGA. JULY 6. 1866. Friday, 6 p.m. WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
eotttitercial. . WAGGA -WAGGA, JVLY6,. 1806. Friday, 6 p.m. 'WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL PRICES. OURRENT. S s. d. Flour, per ton (Fine) ................ 27 0 0 Seconds Flour, per ton ............... 25 0 0 Wheat, perbushel..............O.. s. to '0 10 0 :Hay, per ton (Wheaten) ...... .. 16 0 6 "Hay, (Best oaten) perton............ 18 0 0 SBranper, bushel (none) ................ 0 0;. Pollard, per bushel (none) .....0...:... 0 0 0 Oats, per bushel ............. 12s. to 0 16 0. Corn, per bushel ................... 0 15 0 Potatoes, per owt .............. 20s.-to 0 25 0 Butter, per lb. (scarce)................. 0 2 6 Cheese, per lb. (scarce) 2............ O :2 0 Bacon, per lb. (scarce)............... 1 0 Eggs, per doz. (scarce)........ .......... 0 2 0
Drawn up at Montet, February 10, 1863. (Signed,) G. CORNAZ." [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
Drawn up at 1ontet, ?ebruary 10, 1863. h (Signed,) G.'Conaz." We may learn .from a pamphlet of Prefessor Thury, "On the Law which regulates the Sex of Plants and Animals," what is his scientific theory, and what are the practical directions which he Seduces from it. The following statement is a brief summary of his views. " Starting with the vegetable kingdom, Professor Thury adopts the theory of Knight, who, in Concert with Wolff, De Candolle, and Robert Rrown, considered sta mens and pistils to be fundamentally identi cal (both being modifications of the leaf,) and further regarded the production of the male organ in plants as due to greater maturity or more perfect development. Considering how general the laws of Nature are, the Professor infers that that the propa-: gation of animals follows an analogous course. lie states that it.:has already:,been admitted. that for certain oviparous animals the last hatchings produce males; that Huber recog nised as a fact that early fecundat...
Local Intelligence. THE WAGGA WAGGA BRIDGE COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
raocal intelligence. TE W1VAGGA WAGGA BRIDGE COMIPANY. THIE half-yearly general meeting of the shareholders of the Waggs Wagga Bridge Company was held in the Court Hoise on Tuesday afternoon last. The'at tendance was very limited. Dr. Morgan was snanimously voted to the chair, and immediately opened the business of the. meeting by calling upon the Secretary, Mr. Heath, to read the Direc tors'report of the operations of the Company forthe half year ending on the 30th June, 186 . iMr. Heath then read the following report: ".During the past half-year notwithstanding many circumstinces unfavourable to the welfare of the Comjpany,'your Directors have much pleasure in reporting that the receipts have not very con siderably diminished, compared with the corres pending period last year. The tolls received being £957 8s. Id., being £112 3s. 4d. less. This dimi nution is attributable chiefly to.the unusual drought and consequent fall of the river, rendering it ford able at many points within ...
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
A LAD of ten years or age, son of Bit. Wal dren, of Bloomfield, in crawling, along the ground to get a shot at a pigeon, and in. dragging the gun along after him biSnaged to hitch the hammer in the ground, and- the gun exploded, the charge entering his leg, which had to be amputated.-A daring burglary has been committed upon the premises of Mr McLaurin, grocer, of Pitt and Golburni streets, Sydney, while the inmates: of the house were at church. The boxes and drawers throughout the house were broken open, and - fifteen or sixteen pounds in money, and soneo silver spoons, and other articles stolen.-The Melbourne Cnstoms' authorities have seized another shipment of indecencies, in the shape of brooch-pins, scarf-fasteners, &c., fitted with tubes containing obscene microscopic picture,; and they will doubtless share the fate of pre-' vious parcels which Idekily did not escape the vigilance of the Customs' officials. "A plan.? a: rd been lately 'adopted- -but fortunately frus 't...
Miscellaneous. ON REGULATING THE SEX OF THE OFFSPRING OF ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
RIiceleitaUnCon. ON REGULATING THE SEX OF THE OFF SPRING OF ANIMALS. Is THERna be any device for regulating the sex of the offspring of our flocks and herds, every breeder is interested in knowing it; even if a hint can be given which only im proves his chance, without costing much trouble, it still is a boon. It would seem from the following testimo nial that Professor Thury of Geneva had got some insight into one of the factors which enter into this complicated and mysterious problem : "I, G. Cornaz, manager of the property of my deceased father, M. A. Cornez, late Presi dent of the Agricultural Society of Roman Switzerland -'at Montet, Canton de Vaud, hereby certify.that I received from Mr. Thury, February 18, 1861, a.paper containing confi dential instructions for'the purpose of making a practical experiment to ascertain the law which regulates the sex of the offspring of animals. I have applied these directions to my herd of cows, and have obtained at once, without any tentativ...
Correspondence. CHURCH MUSIC. (To the Editor of the Express.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
CHURCH MUSIC. (To the Editor of the Express.) Sua,--I had no intention of troubling you again bn the question of the Choir, but as a correspondent in your last week's issue has charged me with un truthfulness, I hope you will allow me space fornmy. version of affairs. I nay at once state that I shall take no further notice of any allusions to the sub ject, and what I have said, as well as what I am about to say, I am in a position to prove, either by reliable witnesses or written documents. First, the statement that the chanting of the Kyrie is "directly opposed to the Iubric" is an erroneous one, as every churchman knows. Second, that "I introduced the practice here" is not the case. I followed the suggestion of the Clergyman offi ciating at the time, as all the Choir can testify. Third, I do not know why Mr. Fox failed to ob taiis a substitute for me, nor was the wording of the lines "if any grave reason existed for putting a stop todall musk, ,&c., &c.," at all th...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS DESPATCH FROM WAGGA WAGGA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 7 July 1866
A; i tl B'VAL aND,DE SPATCH or MAILS DVAPATCI TROnI WAGOA WAGGA. 'To Tareutta, Sydney and Melbourneo.-E?ery day, nt 4 p.m., Tharsdny excepted 'rann and" Deniliquin. - Monday and Thursday 10 n.m Slarandara and'Hay.--Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m Junce and Murrumbunah.--Monday and Wednesday ARRIVE. AT WAOGA WAOOA. From Tarcutta.-Every day at 9 a.m., Wednesday :excepted.:. Urana and "lDniliquin. - Sunday-and Wednesday, 3p.in; Norandara nnd TTny.-Sunday and Wednesday, 3?p.m. Junce and Plurrumburrah.-Sunday and Thursday, 'Leotters &eo. (excepting for Junolr, lequiro to be n osted half an hour before the' s-.eifled time of desa prtrh of the mails, or upon affiting a sixpenny stamp up to 'quarter of an hour previous.. Letters &o., for Junes require, td be posted biy half past nine on the evensinsg previous to despatch. The,, C1glish mail's date of arrival is the 14th of enals iarnth. The out-going mail from Sydney is fixed .n the 22nd of rech month.