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[?]rana. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
Srtan. FROMs OUR CORRESPONDENT.] -COnup.cr OF EcagLAze.-Ser-ices in connection with this establishlment, have been held here oni the past Sundays by the lRevs. Fox and Annett. Rumour states we are to have a bi-weekly service. If so, those who attend should remember that the ;time for c6mmencisg service is 11 o'clock. Fourn SALE.-The first since Mr. Widdup's op cpointment, took place on Thursday last, it is greatly -to be desired that notice willbo given of such sales. Notices of Imnpoundings are now attached to the entrance of the room used as a Court-house : this s iamove in.thle right direction. IiirsOVErENTs.c-The bridge over the creek, the - contractors state will be open fortraffic lnteu days. SShould morerain fall, it Is necessary such should be case. On a main road every inconvenience if temporary only affords just reason for complaints. The drought was severely felt and now the backing of the water might be made available. TUE NE\v STORE.-A brick building adjoining * Iarkey'...
Correspondence. THE CHOIR OF ST. JOHN'S. (To the Editor of the Express.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
(!~orreaponbEntce. THE 01OIR OF ST. JOHS.. (To the Editorof the Ealpress.) Sui,--WTen an opponent raises his swordl Mpoint, a. I enerous. antagonist sheathes his rapier. MIr. looko's determination not to continue a discussiof he so unnecessarily opened simply disarms me, and prevents my publishing his letter to MIr. Fox, the terms of which must have convinced the public, if nothing else could. This Ictter was written to Mr.. Fox in Sydney, oeeeks before his return. .W?hen I charged the Rev. S. Perceval as the cause of the clhange ill the Church Service, and - censured him for doing an unwarrantable thing, MIr. Hooke told me most posilirel thalt Mr. Perceval w a to blame, and that the "uholse reslepolni-. bilf" (these are his exact wordls) rested on hlmself (lr. Hookle.) Hlence I charged Mr. Hooko, in my letter, with introducing an "innovation ;' thisi was his own term, as applied to the Kyrie, and not a coinage of nmine. I find it was only on the morning of the night on which Mr. Fo...
Court of Requests. MONDAY, JULY 9, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
3IoxnDA, JULY 9, 1O86. BeforothoPolice oIMagistrate & F. A, Tompson,:Esq. William Willans v. ·Robert W"ise, bill of costo, £7 15s, Gd. Case postponed unmltil tho.l7th inst. Matthew 1iealoy v. Hector Gillis,' money piaid, £ s. Gd. 6. ; and Same v. Same, damnages £5. Mr. Willans appeared foIr the plaintiff. The defendant in these cases had purcmsed two horses out of the Pound, but finding some difficulty in paying for themn at the moment, the plaintiff offered to take one at cost price. Defendant saidif if he would be. come answerable to thepoundlkeepor for the amonnt tihoe horses had been lkocked down for, he shouold have both at cost price, and plaintiff then paid for them, the receipts being made out in defendant's name. Defeudant afterwards wanted £2 or £3 mon his bargain, and weould not refund any of the money which had been advanced, and as plaintiff conceived he lhnd no legal claim on the horses, he allowed de fendant to tzake them ont of bis2 paddock and brought the pr...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
LATEST TELEGRAIS.L A general wvar on the Continent is inuincht, and threatens to be the most bloody in histoiy " Garibaldi dommands twenty battalioins of ItalinI troops for the purpose of attacking Venetis. a The Riussians are arming. The Reform Bill is passing thlrough committee slowly. Tho Emperor Napoleon has made a owarliko speech, condemnatory of the treaty of Vienma. A party of Fenians from the United States have captured a British vessel in the Bay of Fundyl An European Congress was invited to meet ai Paris on the 12th June. The plan, however, prbvcd abortivo, aid was abandoned. !. Lord Clareidon declares that-war is nirtain. England failed in her endeavours to mediate bo tweoen Itnaly and Austri a • ..::
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
* - acal Htt[ligence. IN TIE Wnoxn Box.-A rather singular adven ture .between a cat and a horse, resulting in the death of the former, came to our knowledge the other day. A cat it seems had entered the stable of Mr. G. Forsyth, of this town, upon a mousing expedition, and in the course of her explorations passed down the manger where one of the horses was enjoying a feed. . The horse immediately re sented the unauthorised inltrnusion of his diminutive visitor by seizing her by the back of thie neck with his teeth and shaking her as a dog would a rat, n?either pussey's claws nor her teeth could serve her in her need, and though she was by no means silent she was fain to waste all her efforts at resist ance in impotent scratehlings at impalpable air. The horse continued shaking and crushing her with his teeth until her strugglings ceased, and then dropped her with a dislocated spine, dead upon the floor. Axornnn DErATu I? TrE BosUL-Ono day lasbt week, we hear that a very old man was ...
Police Court. MONDAY, JULY 9. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
(olic A outit. - - MODAY, JULY O. (Before the Police Magistrate, and F. A. Tompson, Es.q., J.P.) D?'RnKAnus.-William Harding and Thomas Johnstone, on bail, were called on to answer the above charge, and not appearing their bail was do. clarod to be forfeited. EMBoZZLErsENT. Samuel Waire was charged as above, Sergeant Carroll on being sworn said that on the previous Saturday he arrested the prisoner at NorTh~ WVa~a Wagga, upon the autlhority of a report from tbho Hay police, which stated that a warrant had been issued in Melbourne for the ap prehension lfthe prisoner for embezzlleing goods to the value of £500, the property of Joseph Cohen, 37 Stephen-street, MeIlbourne. When apprehended prisoner had two carts and horses in his possession and said he was returning to tLHy to take the con sequences of what was wrong. Witness took charge of the horses and carts and broughit them to the police station. The prisoner accounted for pro perty to the value of £287 13s. 7ld., exclusive of the...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
CHINA. Consul Morrison's murder hnaboan contradieted. It is reported that the rebels had captured Lin Ghan, the capital of .ang Su Guingi, too Nkew chlang Garrison, but were afterwards attacked bi the Imperialists, and driven from the stronghold. Grant's Telegraph, via Siberia, was in operation, and it was expected that, in a few months, Lon-. deon and China would be broughlt witkin ten dlays communication of each other.
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
S AMERICA. The latest dates received from Aemnsca are to the 1Gth May. President Johnstone vetoed the Bill for Admit ting Colorado as a State of the Union. The Senate adjourned withlout reading his message. Jefferson )Davis is to be tried for treason, at Richmond, early in June, his healthis rapidly fail ing, in consequence of which the rigour of Iris con finenent has been releived. The Fenian Head Centre, Stophens, has arrived in New York, and undertaken to reorganise the movement. At a mass meotinrg, held on the 15th, he exhorted Irishmon to unite, m which ease tlhey could be fighting British troops in Irelanl within the present year. If unity in America could not be obtained, the Irish at home would be dispirited, and the organlisation broken up. The American Fenians denounce Stephens (Head centre) as a British spy,
IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. The proceedings in Parliament during the msonth comprised several topiesof interest. On the divi sionon the llefonmn Bill being taken, on the 27th IMay, Ministers carried thle second reading by ai maJority of five votes. The numbers wverp-. Ayes .... ..........318 Noes .. ,313 13 On the 13th Mc[y, thte Chancellob of the Ex chequer brousht in the budget for the dicurrent year. He calculatechlie would have a probable surplus of £1,350,000, which he would ask tihe house to dis pose of by abolishing the duties on timbbr and 'on popper, bcy reducinc the tax on stage carriages, a'd by equalising the duty on wine in bottles with that on wno in wood. These reductions would absorb £502,000, ansd of the reniaindeo he proposed to 'apply £502,000 towards the reduction of the na tional Debt. The uniappropriated surplus, amount big to £20G,000, he intended to retain .as balauce il hand. - On the 7th of May, Mr. Gladstone iaroduced a Bill for the Re-distribution cf Seats, and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
TO THE FLOCK OWNERSB OF AUSTRALIA. GENTLEMEN-W- e beg to draw your attention to I the fact that we are manufacturers of a White SOFT 80AP, madeepecially for WOOL-WASHING purposes. The advantages of washing ahesp,before shearing,'in soap and warm water, have been so fully recognised, particularly in Tasmania, that it is ~uite unnecessary for -tas to say one word on the asubect. Itmay not, however, be so well known as it ought to be that hard soap-common household soap-should notbe used for that purpos.. The yolk of thesfleece has been analysed by. some of the most eminent chemistsain Europe, and it is found to be neither mozo nor less than a pure potash soap, that is, soft soap. Hence it follows that wool washed with our soap, which is prepared inetriet conformity with the com position of the yolk, if any of the yolkie displaced, an exact equivalent is left,t he wool thereby retaining all that sotoeeso which clean wool ndt freed from the yolk always'has; besides, the loes-in weight i...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
BIRTH. &nbsp; At Tom's Lake, Booligal, on the 29th June, the &nbsp; WIFE of Mr. James Tilden of a SON. DEATH. On the 27th April at Ironbang, the residence of her daughter, MRS. ISABELLA ANN MARSHALL, after a &nbsp; long and painful illness, aged sixty years, deeply regretted. THE Wagga Wagga Express. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1866.
Colonial Summary. CHARGES OF MURDER AND STABBING. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
Colonial Summary. CHARGES OF MURDER AND STABBING. EDWARD Rusden was again brought before the &nbsp; bench at East Maitland, on Tuesday, charged &nbsp; with murdering James Fitzgerald at Bland- ford, near Murrurnndi, on the 16th of Jan- ary last. One additional witness was ex amined, and the prisoner, who had been re m:..nanded from time to time for some weeks . .past, was committed to take his trial at the . next cirCnit court to he held in Maitland. . The leading facts disclosed by the witness were as follows:-In November last a man 'a" amed James Fitzgerald, after being nearly two'years in the employ of Mr. George Wind ham, junior, of Ravensworth, near Singleton, :left. Amongst other things, he had a very '*old horse, which he took away with him ;when leaving Mr. Windham's service. Where SFitzgerald was, or what he did, for the next ;"two months did not appear; hut on the 16th J;January -last, heturned up at Blandford, near Murrurundi, where he called at the house ...
THE NEWS BY THE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 14 July 1866
T'HE NEWS BY THE MAIL. Never since telegraphs have been established in Austialia have they conveyed to us intelli- gence of deeper import than that which they flashed through the land on Wednesday last. The latest news by the preceding mail had prepared us in a measure for coming calamities, but the shock was still great when the tele- graph announced in disjointed sentences that our worst fears had been realized, that war had commenced in Europe, and that England was passing through a commercial crisis un- paralleled in the annals of the world. The sudden collapse of a gigantic house like that of OVEREND, GuimRay, and Co., was certain to engender a very general feeling of distrust and uneasiness, and to cripple and embarrass all those with whom they were commercially connected. It is therefore scarcely to be wondered at, that we should now hear of the crash of Bank after Bank, as well as of large numbers of private firms. Before the depar- ture of the mail the worst of the crisis w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 21 July 1866
.100 REWARD. SpHE ?!Murroimbidgee and 'Laeblan Horse, =Cattle, - u ý:ind Shep'-p Stealig "Prevention' Assooiation. Hereby offer a reward of £100 to any person of per onse 'who.:: will:i ' ivo ::dich jinformationi !as *ill, lead to the nppreheiiion :and :.conviction,:of :anyone stealing Horses, Cattle, or Sheep, the property of any member of thd~eib6' Assobciation..3~ht1 TA D OLIT OF MEMBERS , , . Wm. Macleay,?s q, II.P. "A .tA', Devline l1 sq......l John Leit?,lq P.,r "J .evA?itn, Esq." .'nderanmmond ilkison, RnaBh and Cotein.r " John Gordon HEq, . ) I C lgrdwell, ? .;"7, W, 0. ?,nodeyer, _ .Ee I P.P "oe Sntin'o.n E :? G. Fors}th;" E , J;1"," ' " i GX " C Int bt't I'?e .H.: ýVlli "E- , "J.P "3 P :John' Donnelly;'Eeq" lho" Hlollonny, ;sq .,J: P. ,Jd/hni Coo,, -Fo . Lavender and Wilkinson, Rasch and Coliin..12 , C.Pearis6fotiEq. .-' 1 lFJohn Pattiroon Esq eo.: Wilson, Es?ig :'I PA Ddvidson,'Esq:'i'. H . M . Paul, Esqi :' i i;'.U ."' .l! ,: . !a : ·. r . W A .COTTE; d a _ J:. . rpasure...
Police Court. SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 21 July 1866
4polte 0ourt. SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1866. (Before the Police Magistrate.) PROTEcUrN.-Henry Johnstone was brought up by Constable Martin, of Tarcutta for protection. The constable stated that on the previous day he found the prisoner in a destitute condition at Mr. Ban. nantyne's. He said he had no money and had been in the Gundagai hospital, but had left that institu. tion three weeks. Prisoner was discharged with an order for admission into the Wagga Wagga hospital. MoNDAY, JULY 16. (Before the Police Magistrate and P. A. Tompson, EaMBzZLzMENTr.-Samuel Waint was brought up on remand on the above charge. Sergeant Carrel stated that he found he had made a mistake in his former depositions, and that the whole sum the prisoner could account for amounted to £217 10s. 8d. He then produced the warrant which had been made out in Melbourne for the apprehension of the prisoner. Remanded to Hay to be dealt with there. William Ford was then charged with being connected with the prisoner Waine in-...
BOMBARDMENT OF CALLAO BY THE SPANISH FLEET. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 21 July 1866
BOMBABDMENT ,OF OALLAO BY HE . SPANISHI FLEET. , By the steamship Omeo which arrived in Syldney from Tahilti, the :following: particulars of the bombardment of Oallno by thie Spanish flset, have ihee'.lbbithibed i-Ti?e'ngigement between the Spanish: squadron and the Peru vian batteries at COallso, resultd? ihn consider abhle damage to the fle t; .antidin the loss of fifty nlen, who were: either/killed in the nc tion dr had since died of tlieir wo'unds. The loas on tine aide of the defenders was not as certained, liot'it hashproblibly been conisilder able, as the ehipa;'ld no t retire I'on 'Callao before all .the batteries, with the. exception of two, had beeri'silenced. AdmiLulNunez was wounded on' bda'd 'the flag slhip Nenmanneia one of his arinn e;oing much lacerated by,the relhounding ofE:a (piece of iron 'from a shell whiclh haid: trtbk :dome portion of his ,vessel;: The fleet wentent closup tq.tqaLlttees. The N'eunnancia, toolk:the. ground ' twice,. and the Resolation .yas also...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 21 July 1866
local *ntelligeunce. FRanxs .d FORTUN5.-For some months past, a vague kind of rumour has been current in Wagga Wagga to'the effeot that a veritable British Peer was quietly.'residing under an.assumed name, in our midst. It was a rumour, however, to which very little credibility was attached, and was of tener the subject of jocular allusion than serious remark. It now turns out that, though not quite correct in form,.it still approximated very nearlyy to truth. As yet, we have certainly had no Enulih nobleman for a, resident, though we really have been daily brushing up against a baronet for the last two or three years without knowing it. The individual to whom we refer has, up to the present time,~ beenmknwn to our townamen only as "Tom Castro." and, during his residence amongst us, has occupied a very humble station in life. Recent events have disclosed the fact that his real name is not Castro, but Roger Charles Tichbourne, eldest son and heir-at.law to the late Sir James Tich bou...
ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF COUNT BISMARCK. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 21 July 1866
,In Bqrlin an attempt upon the life of Count 4vdn' "smarck ab made 'at! bbo?loc'16k'iii.fh eVening of. lay 7, as the Count was return. iugibn~ foot albif thb,' Jtef'd n;hyejde , after having had an anldienpe u? the king. Upoli i'ershirikrtlhe'o c~tilot Strage he wasin red at from. behind, hy iia Ian who 0ichdrged at I;i two GurrikrFIof a revolver"` I3l;tliml it tifiv} ever, misset) the Co;,unt -~who .immediately turned anti adied tihe nina,-In the etriugle which ensued between them the assassin fired iethree more shoti from ihis revol ter3 ;.it. Biemarck remailnedunrurt, ith t hee?tIptin of a slight contusion.", Isia. clothearwee alslb If?oried y tlie dbarness 6f the thee'd aInt disi charges. The perpetrator of the attempt,?l aissisnatist:tpg;, inr inmediately arrest.d byvrhe p1cei, fitd lbtiyed to prison, where,'while unnobservedlhie stuhbed, himself in.l!helth.ioit 'tiin'e! tiie :s with': apocket-knife having severil iladii:" The physeiiaiis declared tlthe rdnds not danger uns, as...
Correspondence. THE ANNUAL RACES. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 21 July 1866
' (orresponbence. THE ANNUAL RACES. To the Editor of.te Expreau. Six,-As our Wagga Wagga annual race meeting is now fast approaching, I wish to 'say a few words in reference to the same. ~From the prospects of the season, it is quite likely the Murrnmbidgee Turf Club meeting will be a little above par this year, in giving a rattling bill of fare. , But even allowing it not to be below that of past seasons, it will still offer a strong indocement to owners of race horses to visit Wagga Wagga. The Murrumbidgee Turf Club programme will compare favourably with that of any other far inland racing community in the country. Therefore, it is now time that our local sportsmen commenced their preparations for operat ing on their much admired fast 'uns, if they wish to hold their own, ground.. I think our Wagga Wagga fast'goers will, this meeting,- have to keep their weather eyes open, as, from reports, I find a few fresh nags mean to put in an appearance, in the style of Riverina, Gwendoline,...