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NOTES ON TOBACCO-GROWING. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 23 October 1875
NOTES ON TOBACCO-GEOWING. The following notes on tobacco, mainly compiled from a little work lately circulated in Melbourne, written by Mr. W. H. Otter, a native of Virginia, U. S., and for over thirty years engaged in tobacco cultivation hi America and Australia, may be of service to those of our readers who feel an interest in the matter— the more especially as there Beems to be a ready market for all the leaf that can be grown, while as a crop it pays well, all that it requires being a rich soil, attention, and clean farming. A fair average yield in Victoria is about 12 cwt. per acre, and the varieties grown are Havannah, Yarra, Florida, Virginia, Connecti cut, Maryland, German or Cabbage-leaf, Turkey, Bird's-eye, Shiraz, &c. Sowing. — The sowing is done from the begin ning of August until the end of the year, aud the planting out during September and October for summer crops, and January and February for winter crops, as the seasons are found to answer best in various lo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 23 October 1875
BEWARE -M OF BASE IMITATIONS OF JK» 1 JU Ma x J- it U ©? ORIGINAL £5 BALES, EEBSONS in the interior are cautioned against 'sending their money to epni6 advertising fltoopej-rwhere :they will 'My receive riibbltib. in return, after long delay. Messrs. BILET BROTHERS have eent away 2235 BALES during the past twelve months, and have received upwards of 1000 LETTERS, thanking them for sending really good articles, with the greatest promptitude. «? £5. ?£* On receipt of the above amount, we will at once Bend per Mail, reaching any town in the Colony within six days of receipt of order, the following goods, packed securely in waterproof and canvas. WINTER FIVE POUND BALE. One pair super Witney Blankets, for large bed. One white Marcella Quilt, for large bed. Ten yards best unbleached Sheeting, full 2 yards wide. Twenty yards best unbleached Calico, full yard wide. Twelve yards best Cotton Ticking. Ten yards fine or heavy Welsh Flannel. Twenty yards dark strong Tweed for dresses. Six yards...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL, AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 23 October 1875
POST-Oi?FlCE TIME-XAJBLU;. inEIVAC' AND DESPATCH OF HAILS. ' ' AimrvAT.s. From Yass & Tangmangaroo : On Tuesdny, Wed nesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 4 p.m. From Young and Marengo : On Monday, Wednes day, and Friday, at 7-30 a.m. From Dalton and Rye Park : On Saturday, at 6 p.m. From Reid's Flat, via Frogmore : On Monday, at 6 p.m. Departures. For Yass and Tangmangaroo : On Sunday, Mon day, Wednesday, and Friday, at 8 a.m. For Young & Marengo : On Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 4-20 p.m. For Rye Park and Dalton : On Friday, nt 7 a.m. For Reid's FJat, via Frogmore : On Sunday, at 6 a.m. Money-orders issued daily, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. On Sunday the Office will be open between the hours of 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., for delivery only.
W. MORT AND CO'S WOOL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 23 October 1875
W. MORT AND CO'S WOOL REPORT. The turn the Wool market has taken has disap pointed everyone, as the general opinion before the commencement of the series, was that if prices were not absolutely maintained at their late level, the fall would be only trilling. No one, therefore, was prepared for the very marked decline which took place ; a decline extending to all sorts and descriptions, but specially altecting Sydnejr washed and scoured wools, which were already relatively cheap during the June series. These we should call as a rule Hd. to 2d. per lb. cheaper, and in some cases considerably more, while greasy fleeces have not suffered relatively to the same extent. There is no doubt that the hopeful anticipations were to some extent based on the cheapness of money; a fact apparently' in favour of high prices, as enabling the manufacturer to place himself in funds on easy terms, but, the truth is that cheap money means bad trade, and bad trade means cheap wool. A careful retrospect of...
A LADY'S SWIMMING FEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
A LADY'S SWIMMING FEAT. Another great feat in the art of natation was accomplished on the 1st September, when Miss Agnes Alice Beckwith swam from London Bridge to the Royal Hospital at Greenwich in little more than an hour. The heroine was born on the 14th August, 1861, so that she lias but very recently celebrated her fourteenth birthday ; nevertheless, she has for years given illustrations of ornamental swimming at most of our watering places and inland towns where there are baths suitable for such a purpose. Her teat, consider ing her youth, and the difficulties by which she was surrounded, was perfectly marvellous, and elicited, as it deserved unbounded applause from thousands who witnessed the finish. ' Following so closely after the gallant act of captain Webb, the announcement that a young lady — a mere child, in fact — intended to show that pluck and an ability to endure immersion were not alto gether confined to the male sex created immense excitement, and all along the cou...
A FRENCH ADVENTURESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
- ' A* FBENCH ADVENTOEESS. )The Paris correspondent of the Daily News states that a lady, who once cut a very .great tigurein Parisian society, and whose salon about the time of the Treaty, of Paris -was the constant rendezvous of many diplomatists, has had a long »nd brilliant career ignominiously cut short by the Assize Court of Pau, which has found her guilty of the mean crime of robbing her dying cook, and or the legally more serious one oi forging her signature after her death. This adventuress was known at various times as Countess de Matignon, CounteBB de Roux - de Coincy, Countess de Kersabiec, and Baroness de Saint Martin. . In reality she was never entitled to bear any title. She -was by birth a Belgian, named^Majy Louise Forgeur, and the widow of an obscure person named Belgoffie. During the Empire she was . several times convicted of swindling, but owing to mysterious protection she never underwent the sentences pronounced against her. With the empire her star paled, she...
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
COMMERCIAL. BDRROWA PRICES CURRENT. Flour, fine, £19 per ton, or 40s. per bag. Ditto, seconds, £18 per ton. Bran, £7 10s. per ton. Pollard, 1.6. 6d. per bushel. Wheat, 7s. per bushel. Maize, 6s. per bushel. Oats, 5s. per bushel. Barley, scarce, 4s. per bushel Hay, £7 per ton. Potatoes, 10s. per cwt. Cheese, 6d. per lb. Butter, Is. per lb. Bacon, 6d. per lb. Eggs, 9d. per dozen.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
IMPO.UNDINGS. Geabben Gullen. — Impounded at Grabben ' Gullen, on October 15th, from Benbengelo, Fish River, by Mr. E. Hallum : — Light grey mare, faint brand like P before F near shoulder, like M D off shoulder, partly shod, aged, 14 hands. Brown mare, illegible brand like F over L (con joined) on both shoulders, docked tail, partly shod, aged, 14$ hands. To be sold on November 4th. Marengo. — Impounded at Marengo, on 24th September, from Calabash, by Messrs. Kelly and Tout :— Black horse, like S O off shoulder, like P C or R C near shoulder, star and snip, collar-marked, aged. To be sold on November 11th. Impounded on the 13th of October, from the Calabash, by Mr. P. O'Dea :— Black mare, ^-- over J R near shoulder, stripe down face, hind feet and off fore foot white. Also, on October 10th, from Belowla, by Mr. Grounds : — Dark bay or brown entire, J T over R near shoulder, star. To be sold according to Impounding Act. Muebumbdrbah. — Impounded at Murrumbur rah, on October 19th, fr...
NOTES ON TOBACOO-CROWING. (Concluded from our Last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
NOTES ON ,TOBMJpp^jBOWING. : ; (Concluded from our Last) ? Sheds £Bp A3?PLtANOE8:roRl)BtiNG.— -The shed shqujd be enclosed -all, round, with a window or loophole at each end to admit a current of air when required. Beams are placed across at about three feet apart-^sayi oHe^two^orthjee tieris — && cording to the room required,' only 6o' far above eaclrothier that-tte^tobacco- bung -nponxne-wai not touch tlje i?fe£t^ f Prepare ^ lot of sticks or split palings, long enough to rest upbrTtwobeains, run them through the slits of the stalks, and hang them .up to' dry, the thick end upwards ; they mnsJrbe placed on the- sticks so as riot to touch each other. Before threading the tobacco, take each stalk' by the'butt end and shake it well, to bring-the -leaves well -^asunder. -In wet weather, the windows are closed^ and smouldering wood fires are made on the floor of the shed. The object, is to prevent the tobacco turning mouldy, and at the same time giving it a good colour ...
Iatest Intelligence. SYDNEY—OCTOBER 29, 6 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
$atest/|tttdlifleittt. (Fbom Messes. Gtobdon and Gotcs.) , [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY— Octobeb 29, 6 p.m. The Bank of New South Wales Las declared a dividend at the rate of seventeen and a half per cent, per annum. Several more informations for forgery have been laid against Mr. 3. E. Tree've, and will be heard on Monday next. Over 250 persons were present at the com plimentary pic-nic to the Mayor of Sydney (Mr. B. Palmer). A thirty-ounce. nugget has been found at Copperfield, in Queensland. Competition has 'been active at this -week's Wool Sales, and late rates maintained. The weather is threatening. The Government offer a reward of £50 for the conviction of the person who stuck-up the Mail between Bathurst and Orange. The Fat Cattle market is brisk ; and prices have advanced 5s. to 10s. per head. In the Sheep market the supply is large, causing prices to slightly recede. Wheat, is quoted at 5s. 7d. to 5s. 9d. Maid-of- All- Work is first, favourite for the Victorian Derby. Ki...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. BEUTER'S TELEGRAMS TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PREES LONDON. OCTOBER 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. eeutee'e telegbamb to australian associated peess' London. Octobee 19. ' The British Arctic. . Expedition arrived at Carey's Islands on the 27th July, and left imme diately for Smith's Sound. The season is des cribed as very open, and there is every prospect of a high latitude. The expedition is stated to be all well. ' : A French Note sent to Turkey protests against the iatter's default in the payment of coupons. Octobeb 21. Sir Charles Cowper, the Agent-General for New South Wales, who has been ailing for some lime past, died on Wednesday. The London newspapers have published a review of Sir Charles Cowper's Colonial services.^— The ship Broadcastle, with immigrants' fon Auckland, was towed into Falmouth jliarbbur,™ dismasted. ' ' » ? ? - Obitdaey. — Professor Wheatstone, .of tele graphic celebrity ; the Dean of Chichester. Octobee 22. England and Russia have declined to join .the other Powers in a representation to Turkey, pro testing against the non-payment ...
The Burrowa News [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
We §iutofo;t |Jcfos Is published at the Office, Ifarsden-slreet , Burrowa, every Saturday morning, in time for circulation by iht early Mails all over the Colony. Terms of Subscription ; — W7ien paid in advance for 3 months, 5s. ; if booked, 6s. Single copies, 6d. All accounts are rendered quarterly, and, prompt settlement is requested. For Advertisements the following are the charges : — For the first inch or less of space, is. ; for every subse quent inch or less of the same advertisement, Is. Gd. A reduction of twenty five per cent, will be made on all advertisements inserted for three months ; and of 10 per cent, if inserted for one month.
BURROWA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAY, OCTOBER 25. (Before P. H. Scott, and W.J.E. Wotton, Esquires.) Attempted Rape. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
BURROWA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Monday, Octobeb 25. (Before P. H. Scott, and W.J. E. Wotton, Esquires.) Attempted Rape. Regma v. Thomas Brien. Mr. Donovan for the prisoner. The prisoner, who had been apprehended at Morangarel on a warrant granted by the Burrowa Bench, and remanded from Young to this Court to be dealt with, was brought up. Senior-Sergeant Hitch deposed : On Friday last the accused was received into the custody of the police at Burrowa; on the 9th of the present month one Esther Hennessey came to the police station and reported that a man had ill-used her on the road between Burrowa and Marengo ; in answer to my questions she said that a young man named Thomas Brien had as saulted her and attempted to commit a rape on her, but did not accomplish his object ; she gave me an old jacket and a dress which I produce ; the drcs6 is in the same state as when she gave it to me. To Mr. Donovan : She said it was on the high road between Burrowa and Marengo, near the Stringy-ba...
UNCLAIMED LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
UNCLAIMED LETTERS. The following list, (No. 18) of unclaimed letters appeared in the Governament Gazelle of the 19th instant : — Ship Letters. 2G M. P. Bray, Cootamundra (2) 10 Jobn Deer, Froginore Copper Mine, Bur rawang 15 Robert Grant, Cotheramondra 7;R. T. Hainey, Cootamundra 1 James Irvin, Binalong via Yass 33 Patk. M'Grath, Erau Flat, Biualong 67 J. Miller, Murrumburrah 9 James Nesbit, Binalong 12 James Sheehan, Binalong Inland Letters. 49 Hans. Anderson, Coramuiidra 62 Mrs. Anton, Spring Vale, Cowra (2) 8 Charles Baker, Cowra 52 John Barrett, Marengo 81 T. Bell, Young 83 A. Bembrick, Young 95 Miss S. L. Besnard, Huddungara, Young 102 J. Billett, Cootamundra 103 Clias. Billinghatn, Murrumburrah 115 Wm. Blake, care of Mr. Wellman, Merool Creek 131 H. Bottle, care of Mr. Woods, Corumun dra (3) 159 John Brady, Coraraundra 206 George or John Brown, Cootamundra 229 Jas. Bryan, Binalong 5 Jas. Cairns, limeburner, Cootamundra 28 Michl. Canty, Lake Cowell, Mareden (5) 51 John Carroll,...
ADVICE WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
ADVICE WANTED. It was the second time he had accompanied the young lady home from one of those little social parties which are got up to bring fond hearts a step nearer to each other. When they reached the gate she asked him if he wouldn't come in. He said lie would, and he followed her into the house. ' It was a calm, still night,' and the hour was so late that he had no fear of seeing the old folks. Sarah took his hat, told him to sit down, and then left the room to take off her came in, smiled sweetly, and, dropping down beside the young man, she said : — ' I always did say that if a poor but respectable young man fell in love with Sarah, he should have my consent. Some mothers would sacrifice their daughters' happiness for riches ; but I am hot one of that class.' The young man gave a start of alarm. He didn't know whether he liked Sarah or not, and he hadn't dreamed of such a thing as marriage. ' She has acknowledged to me that she loves you,' continued the mother; 'and whateve...
Original Correspondence. (To the Editor of the Burrowa News.) [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
®nginal Comsjotifoence. (To the Editor of tfie Burrowa News.) Sie, — Having seen various accounts in different newspapers regarding the time required to dis charge a conditional purchaser's liability, and finding orie year's difference between my compu tation and the least time specified in other papers, I am induced to send you my estimate of the time I find requisite to discharge the debt on a 40-acre selection by yearly instalments of Is. per acre, paid in advance, for principal and interest, which time I find to be 25 years, after which time there will remain due £1 6s., less the fraction of one penny. Hoping, Sir. Editor, that you, or some other person more competent than I am, will publish a final decision on a subject about which there ap pears to exist so much difference of opinion, I am, &c, FRED. HOGAN. Burrowa River, 27th October, 1875. [Our correspondent writes, apparently, without having sufficiently reflected upon the difference which would arise from the vario...
KING-LICKING IN THE PACIFIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 30 October 1875
EESG-jSICEWGINTHE PACIFIC. A .writer in the Queenslunder, speaking of the South Seas, Bays :— By the way, touching the American influence in those same islands, a story occurs to us which may eerve to illustrate the manner in which the free and ; independent citiEens of the great Re public assert their freedom and awe the simple, savage.'; In the South Seas, before King Kame hameha- came to; the throne-ihere reigned a potentate of much joviality. He liked white men and adored Navy rum. One day the barque . iioiumDia, vjapiain nyDosu, commanaer, put in for water. The potentate made off to the vessel, and was received with due ceremony. The rum was produced, and the utmost harmony reigned. For three weeks did this friendship last, until the king began to show symptoms of failing powers. On the last night of the Columbia's stay the savage warrior requested, through the medium of the interpreter, who in ordinary life was a har pdoner, to be allowed to. give his white friends some proof ...