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Kiewa. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
Kiewa. r ? . »«? ? (From Our Owh Correspondent.) A nasty accident happened early in the week atSandy Creek, to Mr Hurry, a butcher in the employ of Mr Stuckey. He was driving two horses in a butcher's cart, but a.s he passed over a root the jolt, pitched him out, stunning him for a time. On recovering consciousness he found tnat stiii ne naa tne reins in nis hand. Fortunately the wheels were locked, otherwise the result might have been more serious. Although Mr Hurry was suffering great pain be managed to drive home about nine miles. He was taken to Wodonga, and attended to by Dr McKenzie, who found that bis shoulder was dis located, whilst be was also suffering from a shock of the system. He is still under 'the doctor's care. A very old resident of Kiewa, Mrs Lee, has taken he departure for Hupn Lane, where she purposes opening a boarding house. Mrs Lee has the good wishes of everyone, for she has been always a good-uatured and obliging neighbour, and invaluable in times of sicknes...
BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
BAND OF HOPE. The monthly meeting of the Yack nndandah Band of Hope was held at the Shire Hall on Friday evening, 7th inst, when there was a good at tendance as usual. Mr A. Nette, seu., occupied the chair. An over ture having- been rendered . by Miss JLJeatty, the Kev. W . i±. Ferber ottered upprayei.- The choir then gave a chorus, after which the chairman made ti short address. The following programme was gone through : — Song, Miss Nette; dialogue, 'Drink and Gambling,' by Messrs R. Takle, J. Burke, J. Burgess, J. McDermott, F. Cunningham, and Misses; Nette and Mary Britton ; address by Mr Howell ; song, Mr A. Nette, jun., ; dialogue, 'William -Tell,' by, Messrs Reichardt, Burgess, J McDermott, and E Moore; song, Mr F. Gunning ham* ; song. Miss Nette : selection, Miss Cole ; stump speech, 'Mr G. Reichardt, and a selectipnjay the chok\
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
|- JFOOTCBAtil,. '?'* J' JThe following1 account !6fth« match 'between tbe, -^odpnga^ ,Ster%hts, an|l Osbornfe's 'c Fiat^ajnperia!sy is puMisbea in tnfe 'Sentinel:' The1 -Vodonga Starlights visited Os borne's Flat bn Saturdayi to play the return^ match %ith; the Imperials, a well ' organised club at the latter one-sided affair, the local team being too heavy, for the visitors. Before the first quarter was finished, ; Q&-, borne's Flat scored no fewer than 3 goals 2 behinds, whilst the Star lights bad only registered a behind. In the second quarter the ? Starlights ( carried the ball to the front of the Imperial goal posts, where Magin ness had an unsuccessful shot; off again, the sphere got near the Wodonga citadel, when Kirley, by a well-judged kick, scored fourth goal for the Imperials. The outlook was not encouraging for the visitors, but they continued to play pluckily, and were rewarded during the last quarter with a goal, Callanine seizing the ball out of a scrimmage a...
Our Melbourne Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
Our Melbourne Letter. ? :o: ? (^pn^onr p^n Gorres^^nt.) , , The verdict of the jury in the M'Meckan will case will have come Lia4|a disagreeable surprise to a good many people. -'jMif ?werdiBtrwill prob ably be dissenfod^fram bj^ igi large a majority as that which endorsed it. That is to say : — Put into figures, 75 per cent of the jury voted in favour of testators, mental capacity,, whereas, probably- 75^ per centof the^pubhb will maintain that there was no really valuable evidence adduced to show that he was insane when the disposition of his property was made. Jurors are but men, and not al ways the most intelligent amongst their species, this, the lawyers know well enough, and appeal more often to their ignorance than to their in telligence. So it has been in this case. Mr Parves scored a grea;ter number of points by dwelling upon the fact that Miss Mackie mis-stated her age than on any other parts of her evidence. This circumstance should be a warning to all women who have the ...
FRUIT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
-FRUIT -MARKET. Messrs M*(31ure, Valentine- and Co. have held their usual sales during the week, and report: — 'Owing -to large local supplies and several consignments from. Tasmania apples are very much lower this week. We sold — Borne Beauty, extra, 12s 6d ; prime do. 10s, 9s 9d; Nickajack, extra, lie 3d, 10s 6d ; prime do, 8s ; Cleopatra, 9s 3d, 78 9d ; Rynier. 7s 6d, 6s 6d ; Beinnettty 6s 3d ; Greenfield's Seedling, 6s ; Northern Spy. 5s 9d ; cooking, 6s ; Kentucky, 4s 9d. Grown 'by Mr A: AVI Fletcher,' tee's Cross ing, beechworth-^taucil, 10s 3d, 7s ; New ton, 8s, 7s; Stunner, 8s6d; 6s6d; colored dessert, 9s 3d ;' Scarlet Nonpariej, 6s 3d.
The Wheat Supply. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
TFie WJieat Supply. Tbe ' Daily News' states that the surplus supply of wheat available for export in America will save Europe from a bread famine which would otherwise be inevitable owing to the failure of the crops in some of the principal producing countries. mi A .__ ? _**£ \ f run ** Vd-^^-A «* linfl ltttA xne Ameer oi atgnmsuvu um jjiw bibited tbe exportation of wheat from Afghanistan, as the cereal crops of Candahar, the most fertile pio vince, has been seriously damaged by locusts. Forty millions of bushels of wheat have been purchased in America for export to Europe, to be deliveied in August and September. The ' Standard' announces that the minimum of the American wheat harvest will be 600,000,000 bushels, and that of this -quantity 200,000,000 will be available for export. After a careful consideration of the case of William Colston, sentenced to death for tbe inurder Mrs Elizabeth. Davis at Narbethong on the 14th February, the Executive Council de cided on Monday that th...
WHEAT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
WHEAT MARKET. Messrs Dalgety and Co. limited report : — Our grain -sale! being held asooBual to-day, we submitted, a catalogue of about 300 bags of various descriptions. The. attendance was not large and there was very little dis position to -buyv . '.' Wheat : iHol prime sold. Good milling, 4s 9d to 4s lOJd ; medium qualities, 4s 4(d to 4n 6d. Bran : Stone, country. Biade, ll&d. Oats: Algerians, la lid to 2s 2d; Calcuttas, Ls 8d to Is 9£d ; Tartarian, feed, 2s 9}d to 2s 2d ; Danish, 2s 2d to 2s 2id. Barley : Privately we sold about 1000 bags at 3s, while one small, ex ceptionally good line placed at 3t 3d.
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
JSifl/i Shooting. The second shooting in connection with the trophy presented by Mr H. Richardson was concluded at the local rifle butis on Satur day when the scratch man, Mr Dickson, got a ' leg in.' The following are the scores : — c* « ~a« § o K H Dickson .. IS 21 22 21 16 s — 98 Hattersler... 17 14 IS 13 12 10—84 Harrison ... 16 13 14 11 S 19—82 Molyueux ... 15 14 19 !6 11 6—81 Dunstau ... 1» 2U 19 16 K 2—76 J i'riestly... 13 16 20 13 4 7—73 McKay ... 14 15 8 6 3 16-62 F. Moore ... 12 7 10 9 5 17—62 Woraley ... 15 12 6 8 k 19—52
MELBOURNE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
. MELBOURNE WOOL MARKET. Toungbuaband and Co*, Limited report : — Wool — During the week the most important erent local'y has been the receipt into ware house of the first consignment of the new clip. Advices of further lots are now to hand, and although only a very small quan tity can be reported for Borne tame yet, all the various warehouses are preparing for the reception of the new clip. Since our last report representatives of the Pastoralists and shearers have met in conference in Sydney, and it has resulted in a mutually sati-f«ctory agreement, which indirectly will hasten : the opening of the Colonial auctions. As usual the sales will com mence in Adelaide during the last week in September, but the actual open dates in Melbourne and Sydney ? have .not . b«en definitely fixed. Various advices from the sources of production and consumption point to a most prosperous season, which, not only will see the introduction of several important clips, but will witness a- greatly increa...
GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
GAZETTE. Mining Lease issued— D. McAlpine, 8a 3r 33p, Beechworth. district. Water-right Licences declared void — The Rocky Mountain Extended Gold Sluicing j Coy. limited, la 3r lOp and la Or 14p, Spring Creek. Transfer approved — Wm . Texley to F. Lucas, 70a, Kergunyah. Applicationsnotgranted— Ellen Faulkner, ! 20a, Bright ; Samuel Birtles, 20a, Stanley. Tenders are invited for grazing lands, re turnable August 25th— -Lot . 10, grazing block (No 4365)— 23,000 acres : Oommen ciug at the south-west corner of allotment 12, parish of Freeburgh. Applications for leases approved — M- Nohilly, 176a 2r 17p, Y&ckandandah. Application for Grant approved — Chas. Wells, 20a. Murmungee. Application for License approved — Patrick McUlenchy, 171a, Tangambalanga.
Leaves Taking. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
l^fff*rerf«!F«^ M a in; lasl week's^* OWerver,'* 'Bright: —The residents of Bright and its neighborhood whose avocations have brought them into epptacjt with ^Lr ^Donald Brown, station --znaistef at ?Bright since the opening of the line in October lastj aricf '^Siey are many, wiu regret to, learn that that, gentle man has foeen^tiwsfei^d/tb'Xac^n-;' dandah. Mr Brown, altbougn less than twelve months ia our midst, gained the respect and; esteem of everyone 'with whom he became acquainted and general regret is ex pressed at his departure from the district. The extreniely short notice received by Mr Brown to proceed to his new station prevented his numer ous friends from testifying in any way their appreciation of his , many good qualities before he departed, but that gentlema is to be the recipient of a suitable souvenir in the course of a few days. We wish Mr Brown every success in the future, and hope that amongst the good people at Yackan dandah he will quickly become as popular as...
Debating Club Anniversary Celebration. [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
Debating Cfnb Anniversary Celebration. Ou Wednesday, the 5th instant, tiie local Debating Club- celebrated the first anuivei'sary* in the Shire call with an ' all-night v social The President. Mr W. Roper, occupied the chair, and in a short, interesting speech gave sn ontline of the pro press tnade by the Club since its incep non. iz months ago. When the club ! ^as first started we believe there j ffere only five or six members, and j one of the small ante-rooms provided \ quite 8nfficient accommodation for meeting pnrposes. However, the membership soon swelled to such an ; tttentthat the hall had to be secured, ; wd the number of members on tbe j I book now total 30, ! I The Debating Club has proved i I itself a useful institution already, j I «eeir-g it is an admirable school for | I v«ung men who must come in and | ? tase the places of the oldsters as they j «*'-e from public life. The Debating ! society affords an opportunity of i ™ng to speak in public, for the j ^nent debates ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
Auctions. T. A. Knaggs. T. A. Kn^gs^ mjctigneer, I myrtlepo nS. : HAS Several Valuable Properties for Private Sale in various rfarts of the JCiewa and Ovens River Distrros. REGULAft SALES of LIVE STOGK , held in MYRTLEPORD EVERY f ALTERNATE TUESDAY. J. W, Thwaites & Co. JW. THWATTES & CO. will hold . SALES of LIVE STOCK as under: — . ? - ; ESKDALE, monthly market, Monday* August, 17tb, 1891. CORRYONG, monthly market, Saturday, August 22nd. TALLANGATTA MARKET— Saturday, 29th August. YACKANDANDAH Market — Early in September. Persons having Stock lor any of these Sales are requested to send full parti ?culars as early as possible to I I J. W. THWAITES & CO., * * Tallangatta. Corryong Monthly Market. SATURDAY, 22nd AUGUST, 1891. JW. THWATTES & CO. will hold ? their usual Monthly Sale at Corryong on the above date, when they will yard 600 Head of Cattle. All classes beinj: represented. N.B. — Amongst this lot are «ome very nice lines of good local bullocks...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
fttfk W»3 Pr°prietOr* 1 B ^tdbopes^' strict-attention to jSuireliJto ^eive a fair measure (.flUPP01*- . ? tVEBT ACCOMMODATION FOR £ E VISITORS AND FAMILIES. J i First-class Ccisise Guaranteed. | ? j A ftfr the Best Brands of Ales, Wines and | °D- Spirits kept. ? ? flrsf-class Sample Room Bath, &c. Superior Alcocks Billiard Table. Commodious Stables and Loose Boxes. ROOKING OFFICE FOR BECK AND lL LOWE'S COACHES. STAR HOTEL YACKAXDANUAH. p, McDermott - Proprietor, DESIRES to intimate to his numerous friends of Yackaudaudah and public reneraily, that he has taken the above well Lowu hostelry, and trusts by strict atten tion to the requirements of bis patrons to receives fair share of support. Firet-class Accommodation for Travellers. Best Brands of Ales, Wines and Spirits only k«pt. Albion Hotel BEECHWOETH. JAS. MOYETPROPRIETOR. TAMES MOYE (late of Yackan V daudali and Osborne's Flat), having taken the above Hotel, desires it to be known that old friends and faces will always b...
Commercial. MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK REPORT [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
. . ; , .Commercial' MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK REPORT Fat Shkep.— The market was heavily supplied, 27 ,000 having been yarded, which consisted chiefly of first-class Riverina flocks, ranging from good to prime quali ties. In cons- quence of good trade lots being in excess of requirements, the de mand was dull, and prices in most in stances ruled fully 6d per head under last week's quotations, & clearance being with difficulty effected at. still lower rate'. Prime crossbred wetbers from 16s 6d to 19s, a few . extra to 20s 9d ; prime cross bred ewes from 14s to I 5b, a few extra to 16s ; prime merino Tethers from 13s Co to 16s (according* to weight), a few extra to 18s; good merino wethere from I2s to 13s, middling do. from 9s 6d to lls ; prime merino ewes from 10s to lls ; others from 5s 6d. .Fat Lambs. — 4,000 were penned. All qualities wiere represented, the bulk of which ensisted of this season's drop, but descrip tions realised about late ra'es, while other sorts -were in slac...
The Rabbit Qu[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
S®»»MI \ S&85 to «* jfe*-'* d The memorial of the undersigned ^Tntm and landholders in the JlCiewa in the shire of Yack Sah respectfully showeth that :l^vantages and difficulties g2 suffered by your memorialists by £ manner the present vermin Structiom is administered. In nDortoftlie foresrouig statement, 2 memorialist would point out Lt in tbeir opinion the present Act Zs not intended to apply to country £b«ftataf the Upper Kiewa. The district is very mountainous, the Boeong ranges being on the water bed ^ an intermediate scrubby L' swampy valley, places the settlers in a difficult position as regards the extermination of rabbits. Classes 14 and 15 of the Act provides that tie inspector may, after giving a landholder 14 days' notice to deswf a11 vermin, take legal pro ceeding and have penalties inflicted jhonldfsuca not be done to his entire satisfaction. These provisions vir tually place on the landholder the task of clearing his land in 14 days, in many instances a physic...
At Tawonga [Newspaper Article] — The Yackandandah Times — 15 August 1891
At Tawonga Cr Macdonald made his 'maiden trip * t,« Tawonga oh Saturday, and addressed a meeting at the Public Hall. Mr Black was voted to the chair. Mr Macdonald followed out die lines of bis Kiewa speech, taken altogether, al though ht made a few innovations. As they were aware a candidate' wai brought ^?k*«4- oiHiincr' difti ' nt\ *i/*/*r»*trir at Vim £T*i*tn ^J VI V OKatlliTl' IliHI V*« IfcWW U 1 ? U VTA. «.!? V-- 1.XUVJII T.,ane extension. He noticed that the Times, in a leading article, credited him with seconding Robinson's resolutions anil pla3'ing second fiddle. He was also ac ?ctifed of holding the meetings for the pur pose of parading the reports of the other engineers .before the electors and in the press:-' THat accusation -would not hold water. If he had chosen he could. haire taken the reports around from house to Louse without calling them together, rand a person ha-l more advantages when tie'giit bold of electors by .them selves than when they were all together; l-u...