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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 2 February 1871
MINING LEASE DECLARED VOID, ( TTENTION is directed to the Government Gazette of the 20th J.nuwry, 187), in which it is notified that the underme, tioned Lease has been declared void: Sandhn-st District--Kilmore Division. Leese No. 1400, daed 7th Marrh, 1870; T. Rich and another, Specimen Hill. B. BROUGH SMYTH, 8eoretrry for ] ines. Office of MinRe, Melbourne, 23rd January, 1871. NOTICE. Eduretion Of~oe, Melbourne, 23rd Jenuouy, 1871; THE foilo,,nng gentleman has b.on appointed by the Board of Education Member of the Local Oommittee of the undermentioned Ochool, without prejudice to the power of the Board to withdraw aid from the seh ,I at any time subject to the provi,,ons of the Act : 8ou h K'lmorc--No. 551. Arnold Pelms By order of the Board, IT. B. KANE, ioecretary. WILL !WV IAVIN ROAD DISTRIOT. NOTICE. TENDER; , will be received at the office of the above Board until 8 o'clock p.nim on TUESDAY, 7th Februnry, for the supply of 500 oubic yards of METAL on. Main TPoll Road also rep...
THE DRY CREEK MURDER. ADJOURNED INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 2 February 1871
THE DRY CREEK MURDER. ADJOURNED I1QUEaT. The adjourned inquest on the body of the woman murdered on the North-liastern Railway line, Dry Creek, near Kil .ore, was held on F.iday last. Since the adjournment nothing o' impo. anoe in connexion with the oase has transpi e'. The name of the murdered woman is not known, ana no clue to the murderer has yet been die;,ver, d. The additional evidence in the case as given at the adjourned inquest is as follows: Denis Deasey deposed. I am a sergernt of police stationed at Kilmore; on the 21st instant I received information from Hkeniard (P) Woods (the first witnesq at inquest) that a woman was lying seriously injured\ near the railway line, on the Dry Oreek; he told me he had heard a man beating her the night before, and expected she would not recover; I sent a constab e and the police cart to have her removed to the huspital, but the constable shortly returned and told me he found the woman dead; I then proceeded to the spot myself, and f und ...
DISSOLUTION OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 2 February 1871
,DISSOLUTION OP PARLIAMENT. A proclamation published is a Government Gazette Extraordinary on Wednesday night, dissolves the Legislative Assembly from the 25th inc., nd authorises the issuing of writs for the general election of fresh memre be:s; writs for the Assembly are to be issued without delay by his Excellency the Governor. Thefollo?ing arrangements have been made : FrnsT BEATC.-Date of writ, 26th Jan. unry; nomination, 4th February; polling, 14th February; return to writ, 22nd February:--South Bourke, Evelyn, Morn ington, North Gipps Land, East Bourke, West Bourke, Dalhousie, South Grant, Ripon and Hampden, Pol:varth and South Grenville, Villiers and Heytesbury, Dundas, Wimmera, Normanby, Grenville. SECOND BATC.--l)ato of writ, 13th Feb, ruary; nomination, 22nd February; polling, 3rd March; return to writ, 11th March Rodney, Murray, M]Iryborough, Crarwick, Avoca, Ma'durang, Maldon, Ovens, Crow lands, Ararat. Tmnn BuTcrn -Date of writ, 2nd ?arch; nomination, 11th March; polli...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 2 February 1871
GISBORNE--Impounded at Gisborne light brown or mouse colored mare, star, black points switch tail, skinned off knee, like OH near shoul der light bsy mare, star, black points, long tail, like B near shoulder If notclaimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 22nd February, 1871 H R DIXON, Poundkeeper. LANOEFIELD.-Impounded at Lancefield bay colt, SI near shoulder bay horse, near bind fetlook white, MW near shoul der, ?T off shoulder and rump bay filly, white stripe down the face, both bind fet looks white, like GE near shoulder, WI off rump WER black horse, star, off hind fetlocks white, like B near shoulder If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 22nd February, 1871 A MADIGAN, Poundkeeper LONGWOOD.-Impounded at Longwood bay horse, small star, off hind foot white, H near sboulder If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 22nd February. D MACDONALD, Poundkeeper, S"OOBURG-Impounded at Coburg I dark bay or'light brown mare, small star, foal at foot, very faint brand like JP c...
ALEXINDRA. MR. WHITELAW'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 2 February 1871
ALEX INDRd. (From a Correspondent.) MR. WHITELAW'S MEETING. Mr Whitelaw opened the ball at the Eldorado Hotel on 'aturday evening. The meeting was called for 8 o'clock, but the public, viewing the candidature of this gentleman as a hoax, failed to put in an appearance. The bellman was sent out, and about half past 9 some few parties were to be seen in the vie nity of the Hotel. After repeated attempts to get a chairman, Mr Emerson was induced to accept the office, and introduced the oandiaale. Mr Whitelaw's speech was a repetition of his address, which may be seen in his own paper, the 'iimes. He was a thorou h.going protectionist-he would tax everything. Tie attempt of the M'Cull3ch Mini-try at protec'ion was only an abortion. Sir James M'Culloc% first started as a free trad'r; he turned tail on his friends, and became a protectionist, and, when he considered he was safe, he became a convert again to free trade. He (Mr Whitelaw) would go in the whole "hog." The candidate then addre...
AN UP-COUNTRY GHOST. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 2 February 1871
AN UP.COUNTRY GHOST. -4---- Maryborough has a sensation in the shape of a ghost. The story runs that a tall figure in white has of late made its appearance near Giddiag's, in the vicinity of Princes' Park. jIt is habited in the dress of a female, and salnds for hors immovable, and transfixed to one spot. -Next it was seen about Blackman's Lead, and lastly3 it has-or sometbing very like it-turned up near the reservoir. It han severely frighteued numrrous ipdi"iduala, and almost performed the mirael~ of changing the Ethio'us skin. The police hl,- e leen after it, but have not succeeded in catc?ing it Vet. A blackfellow, who had evidently' been very much agitated about something of the kind, appeared before the Maryborough Police Court on Monday morning, ard comp!aiued of the conduct of the ghost, but his Worship (Mr Joyce) said he could do nothing for him, and advised him to catch it. -Maryborough Advertiser.
KILMORE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 9 February 1871
KILMOREI RACES. The following handicaps were dec'rced on Saturday : XILTCIRE ITAJ)LCAP. st..lhb. C'roydon .... ... 9 5 j\ ivbletoo ... ... 9 0 Little Dick .. .. 8 10 The Baron ... ... 8 10 Blonli ... ... 8 8 Flying Dutehman ... 8 8 Tomahawk 8 0 ?inhler .... ... 8 0 The D;ne ... ... 8 0 The Docto . ... 7 6 amn ... .... 7 6 Lily .... ........ 7 5. Patience... ... 7 0 Yllowv Jack ... ... 6 12 Prentice Boy .. .... i 10 Doubiful ... ... 6 8 The Fawe ... ... 6 8 Monkey ... ... 8 Trenchman ... ... 6 8 Norma, .... ... 6 7 Spawn . ... 7 Cousin J.Tnny ....... ( 7 Pickpocket ... 6 5. Norma .. ... 6 5 Iona . ... 5 Dora ... ... 6 5 Hoyden ... ... 6 3 IUIRDLE RACE. Valentine .... ... .10 0 The Cid ... ... 9 7 Joey ... ... ... 9 0 Mohican .. ..... 8 8 STEEPIRECIASE. Narcisse ... ... 11 4 Joey .. ... 10 5 Jumping Frog ..... 10 0 Brunette ...9 12 The Rakoe ... ... 9 12 Counsellor ... ... 9 12 Mohican ... ... 9 0 Olympus ... ... 8 12 Flying Cloud ... ... 8 10 E. T. BARNARD, Handicapper.
(To the Editor of the Free Press.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 9 February 1871
(To the Editor of the Free Press.) SrI,--A number of my fellow townsmen, or what I conclude are such, have, under various signatures, as for instance Quiz, Observer, Elector, Luke Speerabout, &c , been filling the columns of your valuable journal with their, in most instances, senseless productions, may I now claim a small space for the exposure of an instance of real hardship. A. contractor to the Seyt mour Road Board, mn order to finish his contract, cuts about 11 trees on the borders of the racecourse, and is, by the trustees, summoned to the Police Cuurt, fined is, and mulcted in damages and costs to the amount of £10 odd, and the money not being at once paid, a writ was issued against him, and he was placed in durance vile for some short period. "Served him right," you say, it may be so, but what id sauce for the goose ought to be sauce for the gander, and I should like to know why the scores of others who have cut sufficient timber on the course to erect many miles of ...
CRICKET MATCH—ROMSEY V KILMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 9 February 1871
CRICKET JAlTCH-ROUMSEY V KIL2OR1. The albove match was played on the Kilmore Cricket Ground on Thursday last, and resulted in an easy victory for the Kilmore team. The day was xceessrvely hot-too hot, in fact, for the thorough enjoyment of the game, The Romsey team were unfortunate in only hbaing seven players in the first innings, but the difculty was afterwards got over by means of substitutes. The visitors were entertained at luncheon in the pevillion when the first innings of each side bad been completed. Of the play we can say but little. What with the g:ound being in bad order, and want of practice, the fielding on both sides was very poor. Messrs A'lord and Pitman shbowed acme excellent batting for Kilmore, and the latter gentleman made a splendid catch at point. The bowling of Messrs Pitman, Allford, and H. Sugden (for Kilmore), and Scott (for Romsey), was very fair. A goodly number of spectators (among whom were a sprinkling of the fair sex) visited the ground during the da...
SPRINGFIELD SHIRE COUNCIL Monday, February 6th [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 9 February 1871
SPRINGFIELD SHIRE cOUNCIL. Monday, Feoruary 6th The first me ting of the Springtield Shireo Council was held on Mounday last at Douglas's The members present were the President (lir A Allan) and Crouncillors O'DI-yer,. Hurst, Fliannbgan, McLeod and Ford The minutes of previous mect'ng of the Road Board were read and confirmeB, after wlich correspondence as foll-wa was dealt wi!h: 1-Fr:m Registrar General's office, asking for returns f.r compiling statistics. Tae secretary was ordered to supply the information 2-From McGregor R.amsay and Brahe, stating the delay in completing the deed Hart and Wilhame to the Board was not to be art ibuted to rhem but to the solieii?re fur the other side R 'crivwd 3-From Roads and B:idgee offioe pointing out the necesrary condi:ions to have the district changed into a sire The President said the conditions had been already complied with 4-From Regis:rar General's office, forwarding forms ror collecting statistics. In connec.io^ with this n:alttr the P...
BYLANDS AND GLENBURNIE ROAD BOARD. MONDAY, 6TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 9 February 1871
BYLANDS AND GLENBURNIE ROAD' BOARD. MoNDAY, 6rH FBsaRUAr. The usual monthly meeting of the above Board; waee held at the office on Monday last., Present:-- esasra O'Dwyer (Chairman), Cahill;. M'Manus, Sorraghan, Arkell, Turner, and M'Kay. MINUTES: The minutes of the previous ordinary meeting, as well as those of several adjourned ones, were read. The Chairman objected to the motion on the minutes in reference to the rent of the offiee.. As. the motion stood it das illegal, and he, as Chairman, would not sign the minutes. until that motion was expungea. When he read the report of the. meeting at which that resolution was pa.sed, he was, surprised that Mr Arkell, as chairman at such meet ing, allowed so unusual a course to be adopted and such an illegal motion to be put. If they wanted, the resolution previously arrived at 'poa the subject rescinded, they should have adopted the proper course by giving notice of motion. He repeated his, determination of not signing the minutes while s...