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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. During last year 36 new schools were* opened and 11 closed, leaving the total number in the colony 634. The number of pupils attending school was 59,000;, and the average daily attendance 39,324. Permission has been asked of the Go vernment, by the Commissioner of Bailr ways, for the building of 150 railway trucks as soon as possible, to cope with* the increasing trade in Broken Hill ores', The Government has decided to agrea to a compromise with the University Council for keeping opeu the Medical School, by allowing a grant of ; £300^, which is half the amount allowed last; year. An anonymous donor has agreed to make up the sum to keep the school io. full work. - Mr. J. Lowmeyer, C.E , late of th& engineer in chief's department, has patented a water motor designed to utilise tho power developed by tho rise and fall of tho tide. The motor is not exposed to the sea, but can bo fixed at a considerable distance inshore, ard at any height above water. It is inte...

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

I BRITISH AMFflREIdN. .The Chicago brewers have decided to -close up about 1700 saloons in that city. A match cutting machine is quite an automatic curiosity. It cuts 10,000,000 a day, and then arranges them over a vat, where the heads ar8 put on afc a surpris r ' , ing rate of speed. It ia reported in Somersetshire that the ' Duke of Norfolk contemplates the early - purchase of the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, his intention being to restore it ??to a Catholic Order. The last Abbob of 'Glastonbury was hanged in 'his robes for /refusing to acknowledge the supremacy *of Henry 'VIII. , Mr. G. W. Vanderbilt is making an arboretum on hi a North Carolina estate, .in which experiments in scientific forestry ?will be made. A village for Btudents to ' Hodge in will also be provided. Among ?other subjects of inquiry will be the best means of eaMvating native- trees and plants, and acclimatising foreign species. Of European libraries only four have ?over 1,000,000 volumes, viz , Bibliotheque Ra...

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A BIG SHARK. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

A BIG SHARK. On Friday afternoon Messrs. Smith Bros., boat proprietors at Leichhardt, captured a shark measuring life. long. The man-eater was well known ia the vicinity of Iron Cove, and many attempts had been made to catch ir,rbut it seemed to fight shy of the hook and line. Several valuable dogs have fallen victims to sharks in the Cove, and not many months since a lad, who had just left the water after bathing, was pulled off the wharf where he was sitting and killed. Smith Brothers' catch was an old identity around the Eowing Club's shed, and the news ofrits capture quickly spreading around the neighborhood caused a large number of persons to go to the boatshed to view the monster. ?

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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SIR HENRY PARKES. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

SIR HENRY PARKES. Sir Henry Parkes, on the 13th inst.» addressed the electors of Waverleyfor the representation of which ia Parlia ment he is a candidate. He argued that Irs past services entitled him to a seat in Parliament, and expressed hia intention to urge on federation. He complained of the imperfect work done by the pre sent Government, and twufce.d Mr. Eeid with not fulfilling his promise to intro duce a system of local government. He advocated the construction of cheap cross line of railway, a federal system of de fenca, and the cons rvat ion of forests, and concluded by saying that he stood there wholly as the advocate of go id go vernment. The usual vote of confidence was carried unanimously.

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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THE RABBIT PEST. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

THE RABBIT PEST. A large meeting of landowners was held at Berrigan on Friday, Mr. B. J. Gorman presiding The object was to discuss the advisability of tha district being declared rabbit-infested, ? Mr,' W« A. Mackie/of Jeilderie, attended with a petition on the same subject. Six nionths ago certain clauses of the-Eabbifr- Act were applied making it compulsorV on owners to kill the rabbits. This was found to be unsuccessful. Oa the motion of Mr. Eiley, manager of Mbmalong, seconded by Mr. John O'Shanassy, it was decided—' That this meeting favors the district being proclaimed rabbit ir« fested.' A further motion was carried specifying the mesh of wire netting as an inch and a half, 42in. and 17 guage.

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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WHO HAS THE LARGEST BIBLE? [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

WHO HAS THE LARGEST BIBLE? 11 ?#*? ? ? ??- , - - The eaored books of the Buddhists ara « - ' perfectly appalling in their bulk. They are oalled the Tripitaka, the Three Baskets, ~; ~ and were originally written in Pali, a ] vernacular form of Sanskrit. They have been translated into many languages, such - as Chinese, Thibetan, and Mandshn. They have also been wntten and published in various alphabets, not only in Devanagari, but in Singhalese, Burmese, and Siamese letters. The copy in 19 volumes lately presented to the University of Oxford by ' - the King of Siam contains the Pali text written in Siamese letters, but the language is always the same ; it is the Pali 01 the _ / vulgar tongue, as it was supposed to have been spoken by Buddha about 500 bo. After having been preserved for centuries by oral, tradition, it was reduced for the first time to writing under King Vattaga* mani in 88-76 b 0., the time .when the truly literary period of India may be said to be* gin. But besides t...

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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No title [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

The Department of Agriculture has received from Mr. Jobn Bale, a farmer in the Clarence Eiver district, a number of samples of coffee in the berry and ground, ginger whole and ground, arrowroot, lin eeed, castor oil beaDs, rice, and cotton. They are all of good quality, and they snow tnacmany tropical economic plants will thrive excellently on the Clarence. The coffee plant especially is said to grow luxuriantly there. On Monday afternoon, at the Agricultural Department, Mr. Campbell (Director of Agriculture) had several cups of coffee prepared from the beans supplied by Mr. Bale, and the beverage proved to be excellent.

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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THE AUSTRALASIAN MORTGAGE AND AGENCY COMPANY LIMITED. MELBOURNE, February 12. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

THE AUSTRALASIAN MORTGAGE AND AGENCY COMPANY LIMITED. Melbourne. February 12. Butchers' Lambs, le 7d to 2s 3d ; butchers' green skins, to 6s 6d each ; crossbred pelts, 9d to 2a each j merino pelts, good Is to 2s 6d each, do dry J^d to 3d per lb ; dry merino skins, short to medium 2§d to Sf i per lb, woolled superior to Sd per lb ; dry fine crossbred skins, short to medium to 4d per lb, superior to 5d per lb ; dry rough crossbred, short to medium to 3£i per lb, good to 4$d per lb ; lambskins, 3Jd to 4d per lb. Hides.— We have to quote values unchanged, viz. : — Victorian salted, inferior l$d per lb. ordi nary to good 2d to 2£d per lb, heavies to extra 3d to 3£d per lb, kip 2d to 2Jd per lb ; Victorian calf, heavy 2d per lb, light 2 Jd per lb ; butchers' green ox hides, light to average 2d to 2Jd per lb, heavies 3d to 5d per lb, extra heavies 4d per lb, cow hides l^d per lb ; cowtails, large Is 6d par doz, small 9d per dcz j horsehair, to Is 2d per lb. Fur Skins— Quotations : — Kangar...

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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STATION PRODUCE. DALGETY AND CO. LIMITED. MELBOURNE, February 19 [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

STATION PRODUCE. DALGEIY AND CO. LIMITED. Melbourne. Februarv 19 Tallow. — We quote: — Prime mutton £19 5a to £19 108 per ton, medium mutton £18 IO3 to £18 16s, prime mixed £17 10a to £17 16s, medium mixed £17 to £17 5s, inferior and faulty lota £14 to £15, tins and oddmentB £13 to £14. Sheepskins. — We quote : — BuieherB5 pelts Is 3d to 2a 8d each, butchers lambs (hoggets) Is 9d to 33 6d, butcbers' Iambs pelts Is to Is 9.1. butchers' dry skinB (average) 3s 6d to 5s, do do superior to 5j 6d, do do larnba Is 6d to 3s, do dj pelts Is to 2a 31, do lambs' pelts 7d to Is 3J. Country skins — Merino, good to superior, 4. id to C.Jd per lb ; crossbred, good to superior, fiao 4£d to 5Jd ; do, good to superior, coarse 4Jd to 5d ; full-wools, heavy and inferior, 3d to 4d per lb ; pelts, sound and well cared for, 2d to 3J3 ; do, inferior and weevily, Ji to l^d per lb Hide?. — We quote : — Butchers' green ox, extra prioio heavies (pickei) 4d to 6d per lb, butchers' ?rcen ox medium 2fd to 3J, lig...

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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MELBOURNE WOOL SALES. THURSDAY, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

MELBOURNE WOOL SALES. Thubsday, February 20. Messrs. Qoldsbbough, Mobt, and Company report : —The sales were resumed to-day. We offered 735 bales, chit ily'Darling wools. Market very . firm and late rates well maintained Saoured descriptions were a Blnde Jhigher. 670 were- sold at auction, Principal lots were as follows :— Corona, greasy up to 6Jd, scoured 13Jd The New Zealand Loan and Meboantile Agency Co., Limited, held a wool sale to day, when they submitted an attractive catalogue for this period of the year, co*n prising 2070 bales. There was a good attendance of buyers and brisk bidding, the market being very firm. Greasy realised up to lOd and scoured 15Jd per lb, respecivoly. Dalgety and Co. Limited report : — At our wool sale to-day we offered a fair selection for the season of the year, our catalogue comprising some good lots from the Darling district. We had a moot animated sale, biddings being ex citen, especially for merinos and for scoured of all kinds. We eff -red 800...

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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SYDNEY WOOL SALES. WEDNESDAY, February 12. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

SYDNEY WOOL SALES. Wednesday, February 12. The Sydney Wool-selling Bbokebs' As sociation report that sales were held at the Wool Exchange, Macqnarie Place, on Tuesday and Wednesday this week, when, including private sales, 12,600 balea were disposed of. Offerings were more irregular than for some time past, but buyers were present in full strength, and on both days a keen demand was evident. For the better sort of greasy the quotations of a fortnight ago were fully main tained, and for occasional samples of well-grown, free wool were slightly exceeded. Medium des criptions were unchanged, aid faulty wools met the same dragging demand which has charac terised the market for some time past. The very few samples of medium to good lambs wool received good support, as did also pieces and other 'skirtings. Scoureds again formed a large proportion of the offerings, and included a few parcels of markedly superior quality. Prices in this section were firm at previous rates, with the exceptio...

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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YOUNGHUSBAND AND CO.'S REPORT. WODONGA MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

YOUNCHUSBAND AND CO.'S REPORT. Wodonga Mabket. Younghusband and Co, Ltd. report having held their usual fortnightiy Bale of fat and store cattle at their Wodonga yardB on Tuesday, February 18, when they yarded 70 fat cattle and 100 Btore cattle. The attendance of buyers was not as good as usual, owing chiefly to the extreme heat, and prices showed little improvement. They quote :— Best fat bullocks, £4 7s 6d to £4 10b ; lighter, to £3 15s ; best cowp, to £5 j medium, £3 15s to £4 7s 6d ; others, £2 10y to £3 10 ; veders, to £1 5s ; best store bullocks, £3 153 ; others £2 10s to £2 17a 6d. At aoove prices we sold drafts for Messrs, Haire, Lobban, Card well, Rapsey, Eliiot, 'Jeff eott, and others. ? Next sale — Tuesday, March 3,

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CHAS. L. GRIFFITH AND CO.'S REPORT. TALLANGATTA MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

CHAS. L. GRIFFITH AMD CO.'S REP0& J. Tallangatta Market. Messrs*. C'kas. L. Griffith und Co. report having; beld a sale at their Tnllunp.rttta Yurdij oa 3 * Saturday, 15th iust., when {hey 4°w drafts p? 1 IWBIMWfHWIIIB3SllgU'f L,V' U' 1 ij '...'' ui jiu.u. ,^.' -,.-^,.. ? ,„„ ? cattle for Messrs. J. FoBter, E. Kirk, H. Martin, and others. WODONGA FOBTNIGHTLY MABKET. Messrs, Chas. L. Gbtffith and Co. report having held their usual fortnightly maket at their Wodonga Yards on Tuesday, the 18th inst., when they yarded 150 fat and store cattle, and 600 fat and store sheep. They sold medium cows to £3 5s. No fat bullocks in. Store bullocks to £3 11s 6d, a complete clearance being effected. They sold drafts for Messrs. E. Kelly, P. J. Quirk, J. M' Donald, Neil M'Kay, Mrs, Marsden, Chas. Wheeler, and oth ra.

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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MELBOURNE MARKET. TUESDAY, February 18. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

MELBOURNE MARKET. Tuesday, February 18. Fat Sheep — 18,500 yarded Prime crossbred wethers from 8s 9J to 10s, extra at 10s 6i, good from 8s to 8s 6d ; prime crossbred ewes from 7s 6d to 8s 6d, extra from 9s to 10a, good from 6s to 7& ; best merino wethers from 8a to 8s 6d, good from 6s 3d to 7a 6d, second and lighter from 4s to 5s 6d ; best merino ewes from 5s to 63. Fat Lambs.— 6400 were penned. Prime sold freely at late rates, while other sorts met a dragging sale, but no material alteration in values was noticeable. Prime sold at from 7s to 7s 6d, extra 8s to 83 6d, prime (shorn) from 5s 91 to 6s 9d, others from 2s 61 to 4s 6d. Wednesday, February 19. Fat Cattle. — 1250 yarded, comprising 650 from North-Eaatern and Goulburn Valley districts, 300 from Gippsland, 100 from the westward, and the remainder from North-Western districts and paddocks near town. All qualities were repre sented, with a fair proportion good and prime. For be=t descriptions competition wasbriBk, with ...

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SYDNEY MARKET. TUESDAY, February 18. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

SYDNEY MARKET. Tuesday, February 18. At the Homebush fat stock sales yesterday 1 1,695 sheep were penned Lambs were in very short supply, the demand being strong, and prices firmer throughout. Quotations ; — Prime crossbred wethers, 9s to 10s Id ; good crossbred wothers, 8s to 8s 6d ; medium crossbred wethers, 7s to 7s 6d ; prime merino wethers, 8s 61 to 9s 2d ; good merino wethers, 7s 6d to 8s ; medium merino wethers, 5s 6d to 6s ; lower qualities from 4s 4d ; prime crossbred eweB, 7o 9d to 8s 3d ; good crossbred ewes, 6a 6d to 7s ; prime merino ewes, 6s 7d ; good merino ewes, 5s 6d to 63 ; medium merino ewes, 4s to 4* 6d ; prime lambs to 8s Id ; medium lambs, 5s to 6s. 1567 cattle were yarded, Quotations : — Extra prime yards of bullocks, £7 to £7 10s ; prime and weighty, £6 63 to £6 15s ; good, £5 10s to £6 ; medium, £4 to £4 15s ; lower qualities from £3 5s Best pens of cows to £4 9s ; medium from £2 I03 to £3 5s ; inferior from 27s ; young heifers and steers at proportionate ra...

Publication Title: Albury Banner And Wodonga Express
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SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

SMALL DEBTS COURT. Oa Wednesday, before the Police Magistrate . and Messrs. Wood atdEimond8on,thefollowing. eases were dealt with :— In the garnishes case, ? .A. Fredericks v. W, Wiesner, a decision was postponed. In this case plaintiff sued defen ? dant in order to recover from him a judgment for £7 against E. H. Klose, on the contention that Wiesner was a trustee of money coming to Klose. Albury Butchering Co. v. Spiers, claim for £2 19a. Id; case continued. A. Fredericks v. E A. Klein, claim for .£5 53. ' ' £1 3-1. had been paid into court ; verdict for £5 2?. W'. N. Elmondeon v. Mrs. Davey, claim for £3 16j. 61. In thin case Mr. Elmondaon left the Bench. Verdict for , amount claimed. M. vJustice v. Klein, claim for £2 15a. 61. ; verdict for plaintiff. E Ojbourne v. W. J. El wards, claim for £12 for commission on the sale of a house. Mr. Tietyens for the plaintiff, Mr. C. Wilkinson for the defendant. Plaintiff stated that he had said a hou3e for ,£260, on which he claimed 5 per c...

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FARMING IN RIVERINA. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

FARMING 1H RIVERINA. The demand for land in the Tocumwal dis trict is becoming enotmous. A number oi Victorian farmers, who have either leased or Bold their farms on the other eide, are arriving at Tocumwal daily in search of suitable blocks 1 for cultivation, either to purchase, to lease, or to work on the halves system. The returns this season have been excellent, as the quality of land is, very gcoi.. Several sales of proper ties have' taken place at Tocumwal within the past few weeks, piiceB ranging from _3 1(K to . . j£4 per acre, which shows that the valu-i ot good agricultural land is being maintained.

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THE ALBURY RACING CLUB'S ENTERTAINMENT. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

THE ALBURY; RACING CLUB'S ENTERTAINMENT. -? ~ TO THE EDITOR. '-Sir, — My committee desire's me .to heartily , thank thoae ladies and/gentlemen who so klud'y lent their;' aeaistance towards making the ' Aurora Borealis ' entertainment, held on Monday night, the unqualified succobs it was. To Mr. Manders especially the greatest credit Is due ; the idea was his own, and was voluntarily put at the disposal of the club, to gether with bis cervices as manager, without monetary recompense cf any kiud. The re sult of the entertainment has proved very beneficial to my club, and no doubt gratifying to himself, and I need not add his kindness and energy in the matter have been deeply appreciated. My committee also tffor their sincere thanka to Mr. G. II. Billson, who generously threw hiB grounds open to the undertaking ; to Mr. Amos- Crisp, who very kindly undertook the erection and superin tendence of the necessary staging, &;. ; to Mr. Davis Sims. and the ladies and gentlemen who so ...

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE ALBURY BANNER. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

TO THE EDITOR OP THE ALBURY BANNER. Sir, — Will you please answer the following question : — I selected in 1881 in tho Central Division. I took up 640 acres c.p. and 100 acres pre-leaoe (all I could got at the time) under the 1884 Act. I hud tho pro-lease con verted into a conditional lease. Now there if country thrown open i lining my o.l. If I take up my full complement, will I bavo to reside on eame T By answering this question you will oblige. — Yours rospectiully, SUBSCRIBER. [RdBiderce Is Brcesaary, unless tbu a.c.p. is fo*&en out of your- conditional lease, — Ed. A.B.

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WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner and Wodonga Express — 21 February 1896

WEDDBiO. (FROM OUR MULWALA CORRESPONDENT ) A very pretty wedding was celebrated at the Roman Catholic Church, Mulwala, on Monday last, the 17th inst, at 8 30 p m., the contract ing parties being Mr. Danis Miller, eecond Bon of Mr. Wm. Miller of Savernake, and Miss Julia A. Cahlll, second daughter of Mr. Wm. Cahill of Momalong. The R-v. Father Hlokey, of Corowa, officiated, and as the bride and bridegroom were so well known and deservedly respected in the district a large number assembled to witness the ceremony. The bride was attired in a handsome cream silk costume trimmed with loee and ribbons, and looked, and I am sure felt, a very happy bride. She was attended by MIsb Hillas, who wore a handsome costume ot white crepon trimmed with lace, hat to match ; Miss J Hillas, white muslin and lace, white hat ; Miss M. Cahill (sister of the bride), fawn beige, white hat. The bridegroom was supported by Mr. J, Cablil as best man, with a reserve composed of Mr. G. Hillas and Mr. Wm. Cahill....

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