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BENDIGO MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
B3ENDIO MARKETR. Artsas L MBIACPIERSON AND CO. REPORT : For the werk ending Saturday, March 18. FARM AND DATRY PEoDucE.-The market was perfectly glutted with butter on Thursday, and on Saturday, too, the supply was in excess of demand. Our best price was 9d per lb, but large quantities were quitted at from 3d to 7d per lb. Potted butter, 1' medium qualitr, from 4}d to 5d. Cheese, 7d to 83: Bacon, 9d to 103, in demand. Hams, none forward. Honey, 6d: Beeswax, 8d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
.EMOYAL OF FATHER O'ROURKE'S REM AINS. CHURCH DOOR open at half past nine. Core mony commence at 16 o'olock. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 1871. SEYMOUR: Household Furniture, Piano, &c. W, L. Sawell CAS received instruction, from C. Pcevor, Eeq., to SELL by AUCTION, on the premises, township of Seymour, on Wednesday, the 29th March, at 12 o'clock The whole of the Household Furniture, including Cottage Piano. BYLANDS AND GLENBURN1E ROAD DISTRICT. CENTRAL DIVISION. I IEREBY give notice that an Election for One Member, to fill up an Extraorcinary Vacancy caused by the retiring of Mr John Bourkc, will be held at thi; office on the 5th prox. Nominations to be left with me at my residence, Dylands, in accordance with the provisions of the .ct N. 176. ALEX. M'KAY, Eturrin Officer,
Kilmore Free Press PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1871. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
Sil8Ite "free linsr PUBLISHED THUnSDAY rMORNING. THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1871. TIE general elections are now over, and whether Kilmore has reason to feel proud or otherwise of its choice of a representative it has at all events returned the old member by a majority of 32 over his opponent, or about a vote for every year Mr. BOUntKE has been in the colony. Whilst we are certainly of opinion that a better selection may be made, we do not wish to cavil at the decision arrived at, but we cannot help expressing our surprise at a large number of electors voting for a man who has no other special qualifi. cation for fulfilling the position ofa legislator than that of being an old resident. Mr. FTNN may, although defeated, be congratulated upon the position he attained on the poll, and we are convinced that had his canvass been pushed more closely, and the work left principally id other hands than those who busied themselves, the result would have been different. The rumours which Mr. Bouaxs an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
'I?'ESSRS GORDON & GOTCH, or Collins ,? S west, Ielbourne, have been appointed . r this Journal. Mr 0000H, Ballarat, has been appointed agent for this journal. Mr E. A: HOPE, Sydney street, opposite the Council Chambers, has been appointed Arent for this journal, and copies may be regularly obtained from him THE FREE PnRss may be read gratuitously in Lon. don, at the News Rooms of Messrs GoRDON and Go0H, 121 Holborn Hill, where advertisements and subsecripons iWe the sime are received. YVICTORIA FIRE and MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY. Head Office, Market street. Melbourne. CAPITAL-£1,00o,000. Chairman of the Board of Directors-HON HENRY MILLER, M.L0. Fire Insurances effected at the lowest current rates of premium: Every information as to rates, &o., can be obtained at the office of the agent. JOSEPH COLLIE, Secretary. Agent for Kilmore-J. W. OSBO1fN, Auctioneer Sydney street. Seymour-CLEMENT PERRON. 'VTICTORIAN LIFE AND GENERAL INSUR V ANCE COMPAP.Y, AND SAVINGS INSTITUTE...
MESSRS NOYES AND REED Report:— [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
MESSES NOYES AND REED Repolt: For the week ending March 15: We report sales of mill, farm, and dairy produce this week as under: Flour.--Pries have not altered since our last report. We quote hest brands fine silk-dressed, in trade parcels, £13 179 6d to £14 per ton. Bran.-lld to Is 1d per bushel. Pollard (fine) Is 3d to Is 5d per bushel; coarse, Is Od to Is 2d per bushel. Wheat.--BoFt samples Adfelhid, 6s to Gs Id; do, Tahilk and Wangaratta. ts 10d to 6': other Vic torian, 5a 8d to 5a 10d; New Zealand, 5s 4d to 5 6S3 per bushel. Oate.-Bent milling samples. 3a 8d to 4a Id. Good feed, 3i 5d to 3a 8d per bushel. Barley:-Er.,liFh mnltinp, 3a 10d to 4s 4d. For feeding purponse, 3a 4d to 3t S8r per hilhel. (OCpr) 3S 3d to 3s Gd per bushel. Rye, 3s G6 to 3a lOd per bushel. MAize,-43 9 to 40 10d per bushel, Pe?e, field, 4s to 4s 3d per bushel. Potatoes.-£2 5? o £2 10£ per tor. Butter.-Fresh, 6d to 71d per lb; do, potted, 4d to G6d per lh. CheePe.-Best Victorian, 5d to 7d; second quality 4d...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET M'CAW, ADAMSON AND CO REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
MEL BO i ? ? PRO DU , MARKET M'C'Aw, ADn?rox AND Co RponRT, For the We k enring March 15,1871: We note a ali1htle, he!ter ferling in the breadatuffs' market, good eamnlep of wheat b-ine in active demand at (a, and Fl Id ran readily be obtained for parcels of hePt Adelaide. Flour meats with a fair trade demand, at our quotations: there is not, however, en good an inquiry as for wheat. Regarding feeding erains we have to report a alight ardvenre in nato, good samples of feed bringing 3, 7d to 3a 8d, while milling and seed parcels realised 3a 9d to 4%, Maize and Cape barley rule about somR as last weel?. Bran and pollard r~main statinnary, and as there have been considerable importations lately, it is not prbabhlo there will he a y imorovement in priers. In dairy produce there is a fair amount of business doing, but prices, taken all round, still rule very low. In regard to the pig market, porkers are wonth from 1jd to 5kd nnr lb. Bacon Digs, 3"d to 4Od, and extra good quality bring up...
A SOLDIER'S RELIGION. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
A SOLDIR'1 S BELIGUION. Attention is now directed in an unusual degree to the subject of military religion ; therefore the following remarks of Prince Eugene, written shortly before his death, may be of some use to the young inquirer: "I have been happy (says Prince Eugene) in this life, and I wish to be so in the other, There are old dragoons who will pray to Heaven for me, and I have more faith in their prayers than in those of all the old woman of the Court and of the city elergy. The fine music, whether simple or more obstreperous, of the divine service, delights me. The one has something religious, which awes the soul; the other reminds me of the flourish of trumpets and kettle drums, which so often led my soldiers to victorj, of the God of Hosts who ha4 blessed our arms. I ave :earcely had tine to sin; but I have set a bad example, perhaps, without knowing it, by my negligence of the forms of religion, in which I have, however, invariably believed. I have sometimes spoken evil...
AMERICAN FEELING TOWARDS ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
AMERICAN FEELING TOWIARDS ENGLAND. There is a habit springing up in the English press of treatine American questions, which seems to us (Economist) full of danger for the future of both countries. It is a habit of writing as if America were, in fact, the great permanent enemy of England, the one nation with whom war is always probable, and will one day become necessary. Even the Pall Mall Gazette, in more than one recent article, such as one entitled "American Friendliness." the real object of which was American Unfriendliness, is contributing what it can to produce this condition of mind. ",The first step," it writes, " towards a healthier condition of affairs is to convince ourselves of the rooted unfriendliness of the American people towards this country, so far as they are represented by their national organs," We should have supposed that that was the first step not towards a healthier condition of things, but towards a very much unhealthier-indeed, a very admirable preparation...
COUNTY COURT. Saturday, March 18. (Before His Honor Judge Macoboy.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
COUNTY COURT. Saturday, March 18. (Before His Honor Judge Macoboy.) Meade v Dempsey, Settled.. Twig? and another v Gooley. Struck out. Sunden v unt:s. Struck out. M'Intosh v Kyle and another. Struck out. M'Into~h v Carkeet. In this case Mr Meade, who, appeared for plaintiff, applied to have the case made' a reman.t for next court. The application was granted. SMaloney Brothers v M'Lee, 1or £12 ls 1Od. Mir M: ado for plaintiff. No appearance for defendant. Order for amount. Campion v Irving.. Struck out. Bailey v Butler. This was an action brought by plaintiff, a fsrmer:residing in Bylande, against de *emdant, also a farmer residing in same place, for non-delivery of goods bargained and sold: Mr Meade for plaintiff ; Mr Byrne, instructed by Messrs Twigg and O'Connor, for the defence. From the evidence of plaintiff-it appeared that he had agreed with defendant to pay him £3 for the right to strip a number of wattle trees of bark. After stripping some trees and removing the bark, the d...
KILMORE GENERAL SESSIONS. Saturday, March 18. (Before His Honor Judge Macoboy.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
KILMORE GENERAL SESSIONS. Saturday, March 18. (Before His Honor Judge Macoboy.) Henry Colton, on a charge of horse.stealine, was found guilty and sentenced to twelve months' hard labour. William Conncll, charged with unlawfully wounding, was found guilty, and sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment with hard labour; Andrew Anderson, on a oharge of larceny, was found guilty and sentenced to three months, with hard labour. Patrick Icn;nedy, charged with unlawfully maiming a horse, was remanded to next General Sensions at Melbourne, William Cook, for manslaughter, was remanded to next Kilmore General Sessions.
KILMORE POLICE COURT. Friday, March 17. (Before A. P. Akehurst, Esq, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
KiLMORE POLICE COUR1T, Friday, March 17. (Before A P Akehurst, Esq, P.M.) Michael Daly, charged with being drunk and dis orderly, and threatening police, was fined 40s or ten days imprisonment. Monday, March 20, (Before A. P Akehurst, Esq, P.M.) James Ward, charged by Constable lIicke' with insulting behaviour in a public piece, was fined 40s or ten days impriaonment. Tuesday, March 21. (Before G Hudson, J.P.) John Bennett, who, when called on did not appear to answer to his bail. Recognisance ordered to be ostreated. The remaining cases on the list were adjourned to Friday.
KILMORE ST. PATRICK'S SOCIETY'S ANNUAL SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
KILMOIRE ST. PATRICK'S SOCIETY'S ANNUAL SPORTS; On Friday last (St. Patrick's Day) the annual athletic sports of the Kilmore St. Patrick's Society were held on the cricket ground; where upwards of two thousand people must have put in an appearance. At twelve o'clock the Kilmore Band (numbering about a dozen instruments), met opposite the temporary office of the Society in Sydney street, where it was joined by about forty members of the St. Patrick's Society, dressed in their new regalia of green silk with a harp of gold on the breast, and gold trimmings. The procession, merhballed by Mr Fitzpptrick, proceeded along Sydney street as far as Powlett-street (the Band playing St. Patrick's Day), where a halt was made, and they retraced their steps as far as Union-street, and thence to the ground, the Band playing lively Irish airs most of the time. Arriving on the ground three hearty cheers were given, and the Stewards proceeded to carry out the- programme of the day's sports. The follow...
KILMORE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
KILMORE ELECTION. On Thursday,, 16th, the last batch of elec tions for the Legislative Assembly of Victoria took place, and on that day it fell to the lot of Kilmore to choose one to represent, them in the Parliament of the colony. Three gentlemen had been nominated but, two clear days prior to the election, 1r Meade thought it best to secure his £50 by taking it oit of the hands of the returning officer, and thereby preventing its running the risk of going into the consolidated revenue, and the choice then necessarily became limited to two, viz., Mir Laurence Bourke, the old member, and Mr John Fynn. The polling was taken at the Mechanics' Institute, Mr Akehurst, P.M, acting as returning officer, and three.fourths of the entire number who recorded votes did so between nine a,m, and noon, after which the free and independent electors came up slowly. Both candidates and their respective prominent supporters were in the neighbourhood of the booth during the day, and the usual stratage...
QUARANTINE DISTRICT UNDER THE SCAB ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
QUARANTINE DISTRICT UNDER THE SCAB ACT. AVENEL QUAANTIINE DISTRICT (including the Avenel and Worrough rans).-Comp mencing on the Goulburn River at the point. where the western boundary of the Ghin, Ghin run abuts thereon; thence down that river to the eastern boundary of the Merrineo, run; thence by the eastern and northern boundaries of that run to the Upton run ;: thence southerly by the western boundary of that run to the Tarcombe and GlOnlyon runs, to the Rocky Passes run; thence by the northern and western boundaries of that run' to the Ghin Ghin run aforesaid; and thence by the northern and western boundaries of; that run to the point of commencement.
DELEGATE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
DELEGATE MEETING. A conference of delegates from the public bodies interested in the Sydney Common Toll Road was held at Beveridge on. the' 15th March. Present :--The President of the Broad. meadows Shire Council, as a delegate from. that body, the Chairman of the Donnybrook and Wallan Wallan Road Board, and, Dr. Wilson as delegates representing that ~ body. The Chairman of the Donnybrook and: Wallan Wallan Road Board was voted to the. Chair, ann read a letter from the Borough Council of Kilmore stating that Councillor, Sugden was appointed a delegate from that body; also letters from the Bylands and', Willowmavin Road Boards, refusing to send' delegates to the conference, and. stating tbhC those bodies were satisfied with the existing: arrangements. The Chairman explained that the Donny brook and Wallan Wallan Road Board had: suggested this conference of the local bodies interested,, to make arrangements for the future distribution of the toll fund in con sequence of the action tak...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
IRELANID. ---~---o-- Alderman Daly was invested as Mayor of Cork on January 2, Three fine wild swans, birds which are to. be met with only when the season is excep tionally severe, have been shot on Lough Fee. Mr Monsell, the new Postmaster. eneral., has, through the Roman Catholic bishop- of Limerick, offered his estate at Fervos, near Limerick, as a temporary residence for the Pope, in the event of his. Holiness being exiled from Rome. The marriage of Captain Gaussen, Grena dier Guards, London, with Miss Cole Hamilton, daughter of Major Cole Hamilton, of Tyrone, was solemnised on December 31, in Derryvore Church, on the estate of the Earl of Erne. The ceremony was performed by the Lord Primate of Ireland. The Nationalist leaders have at last come to the determination to send a deputation to Mr Isaac Butt, requesting him to allow him. self to be put in nomination for Limerick, his native county. The expenses of the contest are to bedefrayed by contribution. MEATR ELECTION.-At the d...
THE WAR NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
THE WAR NEWS. From the European Mail The war has been all in favour of the Germwan since our last. On December 31, General Pettingeas the new commander of the army at Havre, sent a strong reconnaisance in the direction of Bolbeo, which led to a skirmish, in which the Prussians lost 18 wounded, 25 killed, and 11 prisoners. A slight engagement has taken place near Abbeville, in which a picket of Mobile Guards was made prisoners. An ergagement also took place on December 31 at Losgpre, near Angest, on the Amiens Abbeville line. A German column 2500 strone almost succeeded in surrounding a large number of Mobiles, who however showed a good front. After a stubborn resistance during which several were killed, 254 National Guards, among whom were 16 cflicers, surrendered to the Germans. The bombardment of the French positions to the northenst of Paris was successfully continued on December 31 and January 1. The guns of Fort Nogent, Roenv, and Noi'sy were silent on the latter day. On Januar...
QUARANTINE DISTRICT UNDER THE SCAB ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
QUARANTINE DISTRICT UNDER' THE SCAB ACT: KI-onrE QUARANTINE DISTRICT--Com mencing on the River Goulburn at the point. where it is crossed by the Sydney road; thence up that river to the Howqua River;: thence up that river to its source in the Great Dividing Range, thence by that range to the Glenvale run; thence by the eastern, northern, and western boundaries of that run. to the said range; thence again by that range to the Sydney road aforesaid; and thence by that road bearing north-easterly to, the point of commencement : Provided that all' runs intersected by the boundaries above described shall be held to be within the Kilmore Quarantine District: Provided fur ther that each nart of the Sydney road as is. included in this description of the Kilmore Quarantine District shall not form part of: such district.
Local. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 23 March 1871
To-day (Thursday) the ceremonies in connection with transferring the remains of the late Rev. Timothy O'Rourke from the Kilmore Cemetery to St. Patrick's Church takes place. Admission to the church w\ill be by tickets, which are procurable at the principal business places in the town. The ceremonies commence at 10 o'clock, but the church doors will be open half an hour prior to that time. Those who point at Kilmore as being a rowdy place should have been at the election here on Thursday last, when their minds would be disabused of any of those very erroneous impressions formed. XrWe feel sure those who reside at a distance, and heard of our elections some years ago, would not, if they came amongst us, have believed that the crowd outside the Mechanics' Institute on Thursday last meant an election contest -indeed appearances would seem rather to indicate that a funeral procession was about being formed. Those disposed to " tread on tails of coats" must think these days degene rate on...