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THE BUTTERFLY AND THE BEE. A FABLE FOR THE TIMES, [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
THE BUTTERFLY AND THE BEE. A "FAULK REM THE TIMES, (By " Bachelor.") IT was a bright day in summer-the itzniro sky was streaked with silver, and flowers of various hues basked in the sunshino, wlion a gorgeous Buttei fly pursued her rapturous Slight. Flitting from flowor to flower, she at length sottled on the edge of a radiant ?lily that spread its gold and crimson petals to the genial rays of the mid-day sun. Ex panding an&lt;l shutting her wings with silent ocstaey, she lieoamo absorbed in contemplat ing tlio loveliness of her appearance, and the delicacy of lior shape, when alio was arousoil by a distant murmur, that soon increased to an intolerable humming, and, lo ! a. burly Beo suddenly alighted upon the lily's" op poaito edge. On recovering from her sur prise, thoButtorfly resented what she deemed tlio rudeness of the Beo, with a glanco of supercilious disdain, which the Bee returned with a look of mingled contempt and pity. "How dare you?" said she, at length, " thr...
MELBOURNE. DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
MELBOURNE. DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND Co.'a. RKPORT. FAT CATTLE. - Rather over the average supply of boasts were entered for tlie ?week, viz., 1425 bead,, from fair to good quality, of which about 1000 have been sold this day, at prices the same as last week for best qualities, while other des criptions ruled lower. We quote best bullocks from 10J 10s to 11/ 15s, some odd ones up to 15£ 15s ; saoond. from 11 to 9£; inferior, til to 61; best cows, from 11 to 81; second, 51 to (>!?; inferior, 31 to 41. FAT SHEEP.-IS,7(58 were yarded for the week. Of this number, as usual of late, there was a large proportion of very in ferior quality, upon which a fun titer decline had to be submitted to, whilst for good to prime sheep there was a brisk competition, and the whole of this class were readily cleared out at a slight improvement on last week's quotations. One lot of wethers from Messrs. Webster and Macfarlane's, Paika Station, were much admired for weight and quality (having evidently been ...
PAUPER FUNERALS. (To the Editor of the W. W. Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
PAUPER FUNERALS. f To the Editor -of (he IK W. Atlcerihcr.) 1 I SIR,-A-re tliosc patties wlio Tmfor'tnnatoly tlie in the hospital, «r others whose friends are too poor to pay tlie clergyman's fee, to liave the burial service read over them or to Tab consigned to their last resting-place like ?aninials of the lirilte xireation ? The above is a question I am sorry to ask, but it appears that unless some one rushes into the public ?print, there is no knowing to what indignity .oKir poor of Wagga Wngga may be subjected. I am led to the above remarks by my atten tion "being called to a letter in your last issue signed bv Mr. Rand. That letter, unfor tnnately, has vsecn tlie means of bringing to light the way the poorare buried. In reference 4o the 'case mentioned, the name of the ?deceased was Drewe ; lie had teen in.the hospital a -short time when he -died. On arrival of the corpse at the cometery, there was no clergyman, and Mr. Hardy borrowed a prayer-book from a gentleman and read th...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DESPATCH FROM WAGGA, WAGGA: [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. s DKSPATCIt FROM WAGOA, WAOO.V : To Tarcutta. Sydney and Melbourne.-Every day, at 1 p.m., Friday excepted. To Urana ami Deniliijuin.-Sunday, Wednes day, Thursday, and Saturday, at 1. .'JO p.m. To Navandara and Hay,-Sunday and Wednesday, at 2 p.m. To Junee and Murrmnburrali.-Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 5. HO a.m. AltKIVE AT WAGGA WAOU.V : From Tarcutta.-Every day at 12.30 p.m., Tuesday excepted. Urana and Denilirpiin.-Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 11.30 a.m. Narandera and Hay.-Sunday and Wedues day, 8 a.m. Junee and Murrumburrah.-Monday; Wed nesday and Saturday, 0.30 p.m. Letters intended for Junee, must be posted before lialf-past 9 on the evening preceding the departure of the mail, and for all other places half-an-hour previous to the specified time of departure. &T On Sundays, the Poafc Office is opened for mail-delivery between 2 and 3 p.m.
THE HOSPITAL. (To Editor of the W. W. Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
THE. HOSPITAL, . f To 'ilie lSlUtoY of the Mr. IP". Advertiser.) \ Si it,-Last evening the Hospital Committee again failed in their duty to the community, by declining to appoint n second medical wlJicer. 4 am 'informed that t"hc trien&s o? the present, and only medical officer, mustered in forcc, and it Was remarked that those members of committee who live well known to favour the appointment of a second officer were conspicuous by their absence from the mooting. Vfhen'tho next opportunity occnra, if 4he committee full in pluck and manli ness, then the subscribers must, at the next annual meeting, replace them by those who have the courage to deal jnsfclj'' liy the com munity, and carry out the wishes of the inhabitants of Wagga Wagga and surround in# district. If these gentlemen accept such 'appoint ments, as yr.rittcmr.il, they ought to do their &lt;lnty, or else resign and >fiake room for those i who will perform that which they undertake ' to do. I call, sir,...
WOOL, STOCK, AND STATION. REPORTS. SYDNEY. MESSRS. MORT AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
WOOL, STOCK, AND STATION. REPORTS. SYDNEY. MESSRS. MORT AND CO.'S RKPOTIT. WOOL.-Our auction sale, 011 Thursday, ex hibited more buoyancy than of late, and the biddiugs for suitable shipping parcels of ileeces and scoured wool showed the existence of more competition than has lately ruled. The low rate of freight 011 wool for England operates in favour of our staple, anil vendors who are at all disposed to jneet the market can readily find buyers at . fair prices. Greasy wools are still ditlieult to sell, except in lots suitable for shipment. Shekpsri.\-S.- The market is very fully sup plied, and in consequence of tlio difficulty of getting skins fellmougei-cd (all the wool washing establishments being so fully oc cupied), prices linve receded, and at present wo see no reason to anticipate auy im mediate improvement. Wo sold 30,000 skills at from 24d to 3id per lb ; pelts, l|d. June 4, 1S09.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
IS PUBLISHED every Wednesday and Saturday, at the Office, Traill-strcet, Wagga Wagga, and delivered at an early hour to subscribers 111 the town, and by mail throughout the colonies. * TERMS: SUIiSCiapTTOK, Por Qnarter, in town, Payable in advmico Sa, Quarter, posted .. ditto .. 10s. ror Quarter, posted, credit .. lis. N.li.-The quarters terminate on tile 31st March, 30th .Tune, :i0th September, and .'ilst December, at which period!) only can subscribers decline, by giving notice, and paying the amount duo to the end of tho current quarter. New subscribers are received at any time, and charged proportionately to tho termination of the current three months; but unless persons order ing the paper arc known at the office, wc do not guarantee that it will be forwarded if tho ordor is unaccompanied by a reinittance of at least ono tjnartcr'd snbscrijition In advance, ADVERTISEMENTS: 'First Incli 3s. Every additional Inch, Is. Oil. 25 por cent, allowed olT 13 insertions; 33J per cent, off...
MR. THOMAS DAWSON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
MR. TIIOMAS DAWSON'S REPORT. FAT CATTLE :-The market continues very firm, and 20s per 100 lbs. is easily obtain able for first-class cattle, Supply sufficient for present requirements. FAT SHEW.-Prime sheep in demand, and realiso from 9a to 10s Cd ; middling qualities plentiful. STOKE CATTLE.-A very active demand still exists in all parts. HOUSES.-A draft or two of really good horses would pay, but weeds are useless. June 4, 1809.
BREWSTER AND TREBECK'S REOIRT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
BllUWSTKK AND TRKIIKCK'S llKl'OIlT. STATIONS.-We have no transactions to-re port sinec our last; enquiries continue for good cattle properties ; sheep stations are not in deinaud. We offered several average Eroperties at auction on Wednesday last, ut were unable to sell any of them. STORK CATTLH.-There is a good demand with a very limited number being offered for sale, more particularly of the class re quired, viz., bullocks or good mobs of equal sexes of ages suitable to fatten. STOKE SHEEP.-There are very few enquiries, the demand bcinc; almost entirely confined to well-grown tliree and four year old wethers. We have sold during the week 5000 of the latter, delivered on a New England Station, at 5s per head, cash. Squatters' Exchange, George-street, Sydney, June 4, 1S09.
THE PUBLIC SCHOOL. (To the Editor of the Hadvertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
THE PUBLIC SCHOOL. (To the llcdditur of tlus JTadvertkcr.) . SUR,-Please to let this appear in a cornor of yure valublo juniel. Tho Commatee of the public skule av been kurleetin supcrscrip Bliuiis for the new skule from all tlie hupper cmst, as well as awl the butshollevs, but do not car of enny applikaslnms bein maid to the spinccters. Now i shood liko to no " weather tho young wimmou h.iveut quiet as mutch interest in porvidin for the Eddication .of tho lcomin jeneration as the yung men. I BleVo, sur, if awl the feemail tarvanta in the town Wnr asked to supsekribe to tho fund they would do it choarful, and many's the pound the committee wood get hadded to the Jist. Say unley fifty on 'em gives ten shillins 31 peace, there Wood ho five and twenty pounds at wrinrft, Virit line confident there wood bo a great denl more nor that supseribed. Hopin the Commatee will take the int, 'I remanc, stir, Your well 'Wisher atul that ?of the-skulo, SOPHIA SCaUBB. Wngga Wagga,' Juno'8.
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
Commercial. Wool continues dull, two hundred and forty thousand bales have been received for the May sales. Mutton tallow- 13 dull'; boef, do., a a shilling- higher. Leather, lower. Bank interest unchanged. M.UIi BETWKEN Ai.BURY AND WAGOA WAGGA. - The following petition for the establishment of a. ilirecfc wail .between I esS^ifflsafe>an&lt;l Wagga Wagga lias been ex teiisivelygrgned inthedistrict and forwarded to the Postmaster-General: To the Honorable tbe Post Master General for the Colony of New South Wales. The Humble Petition of tbe undersigned inhabitants, residents, landholders, and others-having interests in the country lying between Albury aud W.igga Wagga in the said Colony, Shkwhth: That there ia a vast tract of country lying between the town of Albury, on the river Murray, and the town of Wagga Wagga, on the river'Murrumbidgee. That such country is now populated by a large number of graziers, farmers, free selectors, and others, And that tho said country is d...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL June 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL June 7th. Tiib Rangatira arrived at Glenolgf at noon on Saturday, Tho Malta loft Gallo on May 18th, and the Sound on tbo 1st. Slio brings news up to May 12th. Tlie Irish Church Bill has passed fcho Couiinitteo with but little alteration. The Church Lands Bill was post poned until Juno 25th. The Life Pcorago Bill has been road a seeond time. A Bill disqualifying the Mayor of Cork for Fenian sentiments, has been read a first timo. The Prince and Princoss of Wales are at Turin; they visited Constanti nople and Athens. Collisions have taken place between Catholics and Protestants in Ireland, two lives were lost at Athlone. Further agrarian outrages have oc curred in Tipperary ; Mr. Bradshaw, and Captain Tarleton, magistrates, have been shot. Tho question of the Alabama claims is creating great uneasiness. Admiral Milne has been appointed to tho command of .the Mediterranean fleet. A Flying Squadron is to visit Aus tralia at tho end of the year. Pretender won ...
NARANDERA. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
NARANDERA. [FROM QUI: OWN- COUIIKSPONDKKT.T THE weather since I last wrote you has hccit all that could be desired, feed abnndant, and stock of all descriptions looking well. In this and other localities 111 the district the cater pillars (I do not refer to travelling sheep) are very destructive. In one paddock, that some three weeks ago was thickly covered with grass, not a blade is now to be seen It is to be hoped the crops of the neighbour hood may not bo invaded by them, or if they are, that some means may bo discovered whereby they may be extcorminated. A very narrow escape occurred 0110 day last week. As senior-constable Foley was riding gently along the road in search of . some gentleman who was "wanted," his horse, a very fine animal- a son, I believe of, Mr. Devlin's " Waverley"-from some un known cause, took fright, bolted, and eventu ally becoming quite unmanageable, ran him self against a tree, almost instantaneously killing himself, liy a fortnnate chance the rider esca...
WAGGA WAGGA POLICE COURT. MONDAY, JUNE 7. (Before the Police Magistrate.) HORSE-STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
WAGGA WAGGA POLICE COURT. MONDAY, JUNK 7. > (Beforo tho Police Magistrate,) Hoiwie-si'K/Vr.tN'o. Joseph West, alius Black Joe, was brought before the court, on remand, to answer a charge of horse-stealing. The former deposi tions having boon read over, lloliert Blait" Stewart deposed that lie was superintendent for Mr. Dallas at Citgilderie in August Inst ; remembered the prisoner being at tlio station about tlio beginning of September, looking for a horse ; told tlio prisoner that his horse might bo amongst the station mob, and tlmt ho had hotter yard the horses and see ; prisoner went 111 tlio direction of tho horses, and witness afterwards heard that lie hail found his horse ami taken him a\Vay. John Joseph Roberts deposed that ho was super intendent of Narandera station ; know tho prisoner ; saw hiiil at Murnimhurrah on tho 10th or 12th of May, asked him what ho hud done with the horse ho was riding down tho river ; said ho had lost him, Inlt had " shook as good a one from Pa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
. ADVERTISEMENTS. ' MISS WAGGr, ? cfcc., Guhwood STREET, WAGOA WAGOA, EESPECTFULLY solicits the attention of ' '....the-; LADIES of tho Town and District; to a very . :? LAUGB ASSORT MENT ; ' or THE FOLLOWING ? - > ; ?Ch OODS: Fashionable Bonnets I ' ladies' Satin Straw.Slats,; ,. Children's ditto ditto Iiadies' Mushroom ditto .&lt; Children's ditto ditto. > FLOWERS, RIBBONS, TRIMMINGS, &c.: LADIES' AND GIRLS' ' >&lt; I UNr> E RO L O TI-113ST. G-i ? "! . IN ALL QUALITIES., - . j , sto^ICE. . T. T\U11ING ilia .winter months ,W,'' C. i B / HUNTER'S place of business will ho' .dosodvt at«1 SEVEN - ? o!clook; -.ovcry k evening; '?EXCEPT SATURDAY. .1 : 1 Watclies, Clocks, Jewellery. . -TT7" 0. HUNTER respectfully calls the j. V v . . attention of the public to his Btocki of S-Day arid 30-Hoiir Clocks,' from 12s. up-1 wards; Silver Hunting Watclies, from 50s. ? upwards ; and Gold Watches, from £~>, up-! wards.- He has always on hand tho. newest! desi...
Wagga Wagga Advertiser. "This is true liberty, when freeborn men. Having to advise the public, may speak free." MILTON. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
M'rjgrp M;rjgp tis cr " This is tmo liberty, when frceborn men. Having to advise the imblic, may spoftk free." MILTON. WEDNESDAY, .TUNE 9, 18G9. THE Hospital Committee have com mitted themselves to the conclusion that ono Medical Officer is sufficient for the requirements of the Wagga Wagga Hospital. We really do not want to say anything offensive of the gentlemen who formed the quorum on Monday night. At any rate, they at tended, and if the decision they arrived at was idiotic, the blame is with those whose absence gave an opportunity to certain possibly well-meaning, but decidedly foolish individuals, to make a mess of it. We are not going to fig-lit tho battles of people who won't take tho trouble to move a finger in their own behalf. .If they choose to allow an institution with whoso man Mamoo cvacnrna.tarl, LU SluK Into CDiamuu UJ- «.u means let them do so. It will, at least, have one good effect. It will save many respectable men tho amount of their annnal subscription. As the...