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TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. Friday Evening [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 15 May 1869
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. ^ SYDNEY. Friday Evening Two of the Boathern mail robbers have been arrested near Braidwood. The great Mitchell will case termin ates to-morrow. A large number of new magistrates have been gazetted; including George Shelley, Esq., of Tumufc, and Alfred Noyes, Esq., of Deriiliquin. The Avoca has passed Kiama, and will arrive hore at eight, p.m. Two men have been arrested for Mr. Halligan's murder. Mr. Plunkett's remains have arrived from Melbourne. Wool sales brisker. Fat Cattle, seven pounds to eight ponnds ton. Sheep, six shillings to ton and six.
NARANDERA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 15 May 1869
NARANDERA. (PROM OCR OWN" CORRESPONDENT.'] BUSINESS in general appears to have con siderably improved with the change of the weather. We may now confidently rely upon a plentiful suply of feed through the winter now rapidly drawing upon us ; in fact, from the appearance of this neighbourhood, any one would imagine this to be spring instead of autumn, were it not for the very cold nights. Our lock-up has more than its usual number of unwilling visitors. Two prisoners are awaiting their examination at the first criminal court, charged by Mr. J. A. Lewis, with killing a sheep, his property. The other unfortunate tenant is a lunatic, who, I understand, after wandering about the bush for seven or eight days without food, was fonnd somewhere on the Merool Creek, and has been handed over to the police authorities for safe keeping. Tilioo X3tlilrU ill paaaiug thrOllgh on Saturday last gave an entertainment. The "Koyal" was upon the occasion well patronised. Summonses have been issued agains...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 15 May 1869
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. THE Annual General Meeting of the subscri bers to the above Institution was held in the Hall of the building on Wednesday evening, the 12th instant, and was very poorly atten ded. The chair was tkaen by Mr. Robert Nixon, who commenced the proceedings by stating that the meeting was for the adoption of the report of the Treasurer and Secretary for the past year, and for the election of office bearers for the ensuing year. . Mr. J. D. THOMSON, the Secretary of the Institute, then read the following report: TENTH ANNUAL REPORT. "Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen,-Another year has terminated, and your Committee have presented themselves before you this evening to render an account of their steward ship and to deliver up the trust by you re posed in them for the past year, and regret their inability to furnish you with a report exhibiting a more prosperous state of the In stitution. As regards public encouragement and support they have done to the best of their ability all...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
AD VERTISEMENTS. Wanted, BK I C K M A. K E K S, to make about SEVENTY THOUSAND BRICKS at Wagingobirimby, Lower Murrumbidgee ; also to make about NINETY THOUSAND at Maugoplah, near Wagga Wagga. Apply to WILLIAM KING,' May 11, 1869. Wagga Wagga. To Fencers. WANTED, FENCERS, -with, or without TEAMS, for BRUSH FENCING. Apply to JOHN MACPHERSON, Temora, Morangerell, Young. , Prevention of Scab in Sheep Association. A MEETING will be held at Aslioroft's Hotel, Urana, ON Wednesday, the 9th of June, for the pnrpo3B: of confirming .the - organisation of this Association, adopting Regulations, and appointing a Secretary. By order of tho Prevention of Scab in Sheep Association, Free Church of England. THE REV. P. P. AGNEW, Founder and Missionary of the Free Church of England, will conduct Divine Service and preach at Wagga Wagga on SUNDAY, May 23rd, Morning and Evening. Mr. Licensed Surveyor Davis, ok Naiundeka, BEGS to inform SQUATTERS AND OTHERS;' that they can get their Boundary Lines surve...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
IMPOUNDINGS. AT TEN-MILK CREEK, on' the 21st day of April. 1869, from Carabobla, by Mr. G. Matchett;-Bay entire; star, hobble-marked, W over JK near shoulder, 4 years old, 15J hands high. Will'be sold at this Pound, at noon, on the 3rd day of Juno, 1869. ' '
FATAL DUEL IN SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
FATAL DUEL IN SPAIN. Celestino Olozaga, the son of a citi zen of high rank, and the nephew of another bearing a name popular in the revolution, and himself holding an official position in the Cortes, has been killed in a duel. One evening he went from the Cortes to the opera; there his cane happened to fall so as to touch the person of Count De Jara. That nobleman, flew into a rage. The owner of the fallen stick explained that it was an accident. The noble bully gave him the lie. Adjourning the altercation from the House to the lobby, Senor Olozaga agaiu apologised, with the assuranco that the incident was accidental. But this was of no use ; and now the unthinking spectators clamoured for a duel. It was arranged, they met the next morning, and fought with broadswords. But as the hapless young man had never learned the use of that weapon, he was at his adver sary's mercy, who being an expert, had no difficulty in thrusting him through the body and laying him dead upon the ground. HO...
MESSRS. WINDELER AND BOWES REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
MESSRS. WINDEMSR AND BOWES; REPORT. I The first series of the quarterly sales of colonial wools, which opened here on the 2Gth ultimo, closed to-day. The quantity brought forward consisted of 101,045 bales Australasian, and 33,747 Cape, against 84,759 Australasian and 3G,299 Cape at corresponding series last year.. Notwith standing a fair, and at times even a numerous, attendance of buyers, competition has been active only within low limits ; more regu larity has been observed than during the exceptionally depressed sale3 of last Septem ber, out the improvement that took place during the December sales has been entirely showed firmness at the opening of the present series have gradually weakened, so that the present currency has returned to a level with September, which was the lowest point reached for the last twenty years. The last few days an improved tone has been per ceptible, which, although not producing yet a corresponding change in quotations, allows hope that the fear to w...
SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
SOCIAL. The season of, 1869 may be said to be fairly afloat, , though as yet: not very briBk, owing perhaps to the early Easter ';; still, drawing-rooms and levees have been held all through the month. Parliamentary dinners have been eaten, and what may be termed the " heavy business " of the season is being transacted. In a week or two the ladies will come up, and kettle drums, croquet parties, garden fetes, and all the thousand and one out-of-door idlenesses will go on, for just at present the weather is too cold for that sort of thing. In a couple of months again " heavy business " will recommence at the end of the season, when young men will be asked their , intentions, and notices inserted in the Court Journal about "arrangements being on the tapis." Personalities, as yet, are not very numerous, but I regret to say that scandals are. The Marquis of Water ford-a fit successor of the famous harum-scarum-has signalised himself by running off with the wife of Captain Vivian, and ha...
MESSRS. GOLBSBROUGH BURT, AND CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
MESSES. GOLBSBROUGH BURT, AKD GO'S. REPORT.. FAT CATTLE.-Owing to tho flooded state of the country only two lota hare been offered ta the trade this week. Prices did not rule as high as was anticipated, owing to a report that several lots were hemmed in. Best beef can be quoted at 25s. per 100!bs. We sold a small draft of very superior ? bullocks for Messrs. Johnston and Ramsey at an averaje^of 101 18s. "FAT SHEEP.-The carcase price this week is for prime mutton Ifd per lb; second do. lid. Our sales this week comprise 900 wedders at 9s 6d ; 150 ewes at 8s. STORB STOCK.-Cattle:-We have numerous inquiries for bullocks, but we find that ) breeders are over-estimating the value of their stock, ^nd little business is doing, 1 Sheep : A few enquiries for 4 to 5 year-old i. wedders, but at low rates. 3May 12tb.
THE WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
THE WOOL SALES. THE wool market is thus reported upon by Messrs. H. P. Hughes anil Son : Wo regret to notice tlirvt most colonial wool this season is either infested with burr or moat, and although many flocks show a marked improvement in the washing, this great drawback has very materially affected the prices obtained. Trade in France, as well as in our manufac turing districts, is at present in an unsatis factory state ; and stocks of the raw material largor than usual at this period of the year, owing, to some extent, to our mild winter ; goods suitable for that season have con sequently accumulated. This, and the ex pected large arrivals for May and July, has tended to materially reduce prices. Sydney and Queensland wool, in many instances, has deteriorated in quality and growth, and not being so suitable for fine clothing manufac turers, has sold very low ; while really any thing approaching the old standard of small growth and good condition has commanded good competition, and...
EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
EMIGRATION. The subject of emigration still con tinues to engage attention, and is.dis cussed in all its phases; but before" anything on a large scale can be at tempted with mutual success, it is necessary that the colonies should originate some well-organised plan for absorbing and at once utilising the emigrants to be landed on their shores. Indiscriminate transportation of needy men and women from our overcrowded hives of industry to the chief cities and towns of the colonies will prove a cruelty and a curse. A fair start is a desideratum, and in providing the necessary funds for that, the colonial Governments will have to co-operate with the English agencies which are taking the matter up. Her Majesty has set a good example by contributing £150 to the British and Colonial Emigration Fund, of which the Lord Mayor is president, for the relief, by emigration to British colonies, of the distress existing among unemployed workmen and their families. And when some tangible scheme is s...
MUDGEE. MESSRS. CROSSING AND COX'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
MUDGEB. ?£" MESSRS. CROSSING AND COX'A REPORT. I FAT CATTLE.-We have no change to re- : , -port; last week's rates, according to weight f and quality, having been fully maintained. I We sold 23 head (mixed), from 92s Cd to ' 133s; 13 ditto,, from 102s to loos; 41 cows, J from 1018 to 120s. VAT SHEEP remain at about last quotations. . We sold 527 ewes, from 5a lOd to 6a ; 30 " lambs, from 5s 2d to 6s. SJTORES.-The demand continues for both It cattle and sheep for fattening purposes, 0 which may be quoted-cattle, mixed 50s to ' 60s ; wedders, 4s 6d to 5s. We placed 1200 we Iders at qu itations. -"lay 12th, I860. yc . »? " ' .
Breach of Promise of Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
Breach of Promise of Marriage. At the Liverpool Assizes on March 53, before Mr. Justice Brett, in the Civil Court, Miss Elizabeth Driver, a spinster of 31), brought an action for breach of promise against Mr. Dobson Gill, woollen manufac turer of Manchester. About fifteen year3 ago the plaintiff and tlie defendant became warmly attached to each other, and at that time the former superintended the shop of her father, a grocer, at Pendlebury, near Manchester, and the defendant was an assistant to his brothor, a draper in Salford, the social position of both plaintiff and defendant being then about equal. Since that time, however, the defendant has im proved his, position in the world, and is now a partner with his brother, a woollen draper and manufacturer, doing a good business in King-street, Manchester. A. year or two ago the plaintiff left a situation for the pur pose of being married, and removod to her cousin's house pending the arrangements, at the suggestion of the defendant. ...
AUSTRALIAN PRESERVED MEATS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
AUSTRALIAN PRESERVED MEATS. The groat social problem, says the Daily News, how to bring the surplus animal food of thinly-populated coun tries to the mouths of our starving masses, seems to be gradually ap proaching its solution, both in a scien tific and a mercantile sense, Another step was taken last week in the right direction. Mr. Tallertnan. on the part of the Australian Meat Agency, has entered into a mutually advantageous arrangement with the directors of the Aerated Bread Company for the sale by the latter of Australian meat by retail, on a liberal commission; The mercantile value was previously tested at a shop opened for the pur pose in Norton Colgate; in Shoreditch, where the tinned meat was purchased to a fair extent, and the cured rolls of beef and mutton eagerly bought up by the poor of that locality at 5d. per pound for mutton and 6d. for beef. As the Bread Company has oyer eighty retail shops, mostly situated in similar localities, it is likely to do a large business...
MELBOURNE. [?]HE LONDON AND AUSTRALIAN AGENCY CORPORATION (LIMITED) REPORT: [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
MELBOURNE. HB LOOTOK AND AUSTRALIAN AOENCT CORPORATION (LIMITED) REPORT : -TOOL,-The mail just to Land brings us . advices up to 26th March. The nsws of 0 the homo wool markets is by no msans a encouraging, and tho returns to shippers ^will prove very disappointing. The Feb j,roary series of London sales, which for many years past has been looked upon as lUthe best of the year, commenced on the rfiSth February, and terminated on the 24th (March, during which nearly 135,000 bales _wero brought forward. Although the -attendance of buyers from all parts was .Pvory large, biddings were low, and prices Preceded for nearly all descriptions of wool, j^becoming, with the progress of the sales j jaore and more decided, and settling, before .ho termination, in a general reduction of LP1 Jd to 2d par lb, bringing prices down to iSCbout the level of rates ruling in September j]£ast, which, however, are looked upon as I aving reached their lowest point, with a . .rospeot that at tho next series ...
Strange Story. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
Strange Story. A paragraph lias been going the round of the papers under the heading of "Strange Story from Carmarthenshire," stating that a young girl iias lived for seventeen months without food. The Lancet quoted the para graph, and ridiculed tho credulity of the vicar of the parish, who has written to the papers expressing his belief in tho siary. In consequence of this, the father of the girl, Mr. Evan Jacob, of Llanfihangcl-ar-Arth, has called in several medical men to examine the child, and a committee has been appointed to investigate the matter. A subscription list has been opened to defray the expenses of men who are to' watch the girl, two by night and two by day. The test was com menced at 8 o'clock on Monday night, March 22. The story is implicitly believed in the neighbourhood, and the father is a respectable farmer. It is difficult to understand what motive there can be for deception, as the father will not allow tho child to rcaoive any money from visitors.
Velo MAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
V0 °MAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO.'S REPORT. .. CATTLE.-1431 have come forward for r-\is week's market, 8S5 of which pasrel -to the hands of the butchers to-day, only r. llf of those sold being from good to prime Vicfeality, whilst the remainder ware very Pttiidifferent. The attendance of the tiwn l&lt;-oa^e was about an average one, and there *>'1 ',31® several country buyers present, but k3 a'o large number entered had a depressing ba feet, and the prices. obtained were about appg3 per head lower on all classes, except for hair ow Pona °* PT116 quality, which made 't week's rates. We quote-Best bul p,mPks, from 121 to 131 17s 6dj second, SI In tl: topi .to 101; inferior, 41 10s to Gl 10a ; best tows, from 1110s to 81 12s 6d ; second, 51 to Gl 10s ; inferior, 31 103 to 41 10s. \Ve liave sold 114, from the station of Messrs. Ritchie, near Belfast, at from 5/ to 11/ 15s ; 14 for Dr. Simmonds, from Roscdale, at 11 16s 3d ; and will to-morrow sell 90 for Mr. ffm. Lyall, Hardwood ; 6...
A Fatal Amour. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
A Fatal Amour. Tlib Toronto Leader says that an officer of tli© 53rd Regiment was shot while skating Qucbeo on the night of March 3rd. The narrative Bays :-'' Just at dusk, when a number of our lady and gentleman citizens wero enjoying themselves in the art of skat ing in the fasliionablo skating rink in Lewis street, a most horrible tragedy was committed in their presence-that of the shooting of ojjo _ of her Majesty's officers of the 53rd Regiment, named Whittaker, by the son of a very respectablo and highly-esteemed citizen, Mr. H. J. Ohaloner. Whittaker, in company with Dr. Hcdley, of the same regiment, left tlio dressing-room, with their skates 011, to skate on the rink. The dis tance is about three yards. As soon as Whittaker, who first reached the edge of the rink, was met by Ohaloner, a young man, the latter drew a ravolver from his pocket in cool and determined manner, and shot Whittaker twice in tho head. The first ball -went clear, past the bridge of his. nose, but the se...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. MESSRS NORMAN R. MACLEOD AND CO.'S REPORT:— [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 19 May 1869
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. MESSRS NORMAN R. MACLEOD AND CO.'S REPORT : FAT CATTLE.-The number yarded for this week's Bale was 585 head, and the quality of a large proportion, was again of an indif | ferent description, the balance, however, was good beef, and comprised drafts of the FF and 3M brands. Owing to the threatening aspect of the morning, and the full supplies of the two previous weeks, very few country buyers put in an appear ance ; the attendance was, therefore, com paratively small, and the tone of the market correspondingly dull, and prices fell, on the average, about 15a a bead, middling and inferior cattle suffering to the greatest extent. Quotations :-Best pens bullocks, 10£ to 12Z; second, SI to !)£ 10s ; medium and inferior quality, 31 10s to 71. FAT SHEEP.-The number penned this week was 9320, of which a considerable propor tion were useful mutton, though not prime. There was not a large attendance, but one or two country buyers were present, whose operations had...