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THE STATION AND THE FARM. SHEEP WASHING APPARATUS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 9 June 1869
THE STATION AND THE FARM. SHEEP WASHING APPARATUS. SHEEP WASHING is a process which has materially changed its character during the last few years. It used to be a very primitive and simple matter at one time. However, the returns of recent wool sales have clearly shown that where a thorough hot-water wash has been practised the wool has sold at prices that fully repaid the trouble and outlay, and moreover that these prices have improved notwithstanding the general depreciation in the price of wool. Our. largest sheep-owners have not been slow to draw the practical inference, and the apparatus and machinery now employed on a large sheep station contrast favourably with &nbsp; the primitive means they have super- seded. A notable instance of this is afforded by a visit to the engine factory of Messrs. Wright and Edwards, Little Bourke-street, and an inspection of a sheepwash-the largest yet constructed -made from the designs of Mr. Gore, C.E., for an extensive station, owned ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
rjIHE UNDERSIGNED, liaviug disposed of his business at fcbo BTJSSZ^r^-lsr'S STORE, NARANDERA, Avails himself of the opportunity to tender his most sincere thanks to his Friends and tlio Public generally for the vory liberal patronage they have, for. fcho last five years, bcsfcoivod upon him, and trusts that the satne may bo trans ferred with the business to his sucecessor. F. J. SAVAGE. WILLIAM FLOOD PRESENTS himself to his Friends and the Public as PROPRIETOR of that OLD ESTABLISHED HOUSE, TI-IE 13 USI-IM^ISTS STOBB, and trusts he may obtain, as he is determined to morit, a continuance of the support so largely given to his predecessor. Having completed arrangements both with SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE, ho is enabled to take advantage of either mai'kct, and so place before the Public GOODS OF THE VERY' BEST QUALITY, and AT SHCII A PRICE as must ensure AN EARLY and A RAPID . DISPOSAL OF THEM. He has to arrive .A. Xj-A-rE^GKE: &c "V-A-IR/irEJlD STOCK OF THE VERY LATEST NOVELTIES OF...
THE STATION AND THE FARM. DAIRY STOCK. (From the Leader.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
Tllli STATION AN J) THE FA KM. DAIRY STOCK. (From the Leader.) In rcspoct of milking qualities, the cattle of this colony ave very far behind those of the old country ; a cow that would pass muster in a Oheshiro or Gloucestershire dairy herd is a decided rarity, and as a rule tho yield of milk does not averago two-thirds of tho quantity common in tho above English counties. Occasionally a prodigious milker is met with, but as meat, and not milk, is tho object of tho squatter, (who is the breeder) 110 attompt is made to perpetuate dairy qualifications or to raise a milking family. Some dozen years ago, one or two squattovs turned thoir attention to supplying the metropolitan demand for milking cows, but as prices declined thoy appear to have thrown up tho business, and it is now not an easy task to find a herd out of which one might select a roason ablo number of fair milkers ; tliey must bo sought for in odd cornel's, and picked up one by one. In the early days tho Suffolk polled ca...
"TOFFS." (From Melbourne Punch.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
"TOFFS." (From Melbourne Punch.) We have bad the natural history of "gents " and of "snobs," but no one lias yet given to the world tho peculiar peculiarities of " toffs." Ilie toff is neither a snob nor a gent, properly so called, be forms a class by himself. A toff is a being wlio is noticeable for some peculiarity either in speech, dross, or mariner. There are sporting toffs, gentlemanly toffs, political toffs, sqnat ting "toffs, mcdical toffs, and literary toffa. The derivation of the term "toff" is uncertain. Some derive it from "Tophane," the suburb of Con stantinople, and affirm tliafc the word, like " bosb," has a Turkish origin; others, again, confound it with the celebrated " Aqu-Tophana," and state that this famous (or infamous) poison was nothing more than the introduc tion of one of these creatures into a household, and consequent poisoning of the domestic springs of trust and affection. The " toff colonial" is spoony, yet conceited withal, and is usually head over-ears...
LITERARY EXTRACTS. GAE SING TO ME THAT PLAINTIVE SANG. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
LITERARY EXTRACTS. GATS SING TO ME THAT PLAINTIVE ) SANG. I G.ic sing to me that plaintive sang Ye sang to me yestreen ; It saftened griut within my licavt, Tlio' wi' tears it filled my eon. Tho' noo I'in auld, and wail, and sail, I ancc was young and free ; ' 'Twero senseless now tlmt I repeat Kind things were said o' 111b ; , Sweet comrades in tlio ilow'ry mead . ; Wad busk my yellow hair ; They oaM me queen, and danced avoun'-- * Nae jealousy was there! Then words o' love fell on my car Words I can ne'er forget: Deep; deep they sank at twilight hour, . ; I aften near tliemyet. t I hear them in the busy streot, I hear them in the grove, . I hear them in the inoaning wind, , .... ....>.> Those words o' burning love ! We parted in the merry spring, . ? ; Wnen the great Creator's voicc Thrills through the seed, the flower, tho> plant, ; And bids the earth rcjoicc ; : Wlien that leaf sere in autumn foil, . :Lot weal let woe betide, . My true love vowed to brave the waves, . A...
Wagga Wagga Advertiser "This is true liberty, when freeborn men, Haviag to advise the public, may speak free." MILTON. SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
" This i3 tnie liberty, when frooborn men, Hnviag to advise tlie public, may speak free." MILTON. SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 1809. A BILL has been introduced into the House of Commons very much similar to that recently proposed in the Victorian Assembly by Mr. HIGINBOTHAM for the relief of married women from certain disabilities in respect of property under which these charming- creatures now labour. As the question Is one of con siderable general interest, and as the manner in which it is dealt with in [ England will probably be a strong J argument either for-or against the ! adoption of a similar measure here, it may be as well to see how the states men of the old country propose to deal with the matter. The main grievance there, as here, is said to be the absolute transfer in common law of a woman's personal property and future earnings to her husband by the mere fact of marriage. Of course, this rule does not apply to land, in which the husband only acquires a life interest, and of cour...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
IIOI.LOWWY'S OINTMENT AND PlLLS.-Abe scesses, Erysipelas, Piles-Unvarying success, attends all who treat diseases according to tjic simple printed directions wrapped round each pot and box. They are invaluable to tlie young and timid, whose baslifulness sometimes endangers life. A littje attention, moderate perseverance, and trifling expense will enable the most diffident to conduct any case to a happy issue, without exposing secret infirmities to anyone. The Ointment arrests the spreading inflammation, restrains the excited vessels, cools the over-heated akin, alleviates throbbing and smarting pains, and gives great ease. The same directions also clearly point out when and how Hello way, s Pills are to bo taken, that their purifying and emulating powers may assist by adjusting nd strengthening the constitution. ADVERTISEMENTS. To Fencers. W ,, ANTED, BULLOCK or HORSE /V TEAItlS, for CHOCK and LOG FENCING-. Apply to . . Messrs. GEO. FOItSYTH & CO.; Wagga Wagga, Or, A. G. JON...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE SYDNEY, Herald Office, Friday, 9 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE SYDNEY, Heiald Office, Friday, 9 p.m. The Governor was well received at Wellington. Mason has been committed for tbe Brougham Place murder. The Queensland Government intend an immediate extension of the telegraph line to the Gulf of Carpentaria. Legal action has been taken to con demn the Daphno as a slavor. The crew have been released, the Queens land Government guaranteeing their appearance on any charge of slavery. Wellington papers report that Te Waru had attacked an outpost and boon ropulsed. Fat cattlo £5 to £G 10s. Shoep, 9s. to 10s. Gd.
PRICES CURRENT AT THE SOUTH WAGGA WAGGA FLOUR MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
PRICES OUIUUiNT AT THE SOUTH WAGGA WAGGA FLOUR MILLS. . '. £ s. d. Pino Plowr, porton ? ... ;;,T,;,;,-14 :0 0 Wheat per bushel, ... 4s. Gel. to : 0 -.4. 9 Bran, por Wshel ... ... ?>; 0 1 "0 Pollard, ditto ... .,0- 1 6 RETAIL.' , . . . Fine Flour, por lOOIbs.' ... 0 15 ,0 J. W. CHAPMAN, K, NIXON.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
IMPOUyDWGS. AT Juoiono, 3rd Juno, from Buudarbo, by Messrs. Loo, Brotliors :- Chesnut maro, saddle-marked, JJ near shoulder, TD olf shoulder ; gray maro, like D sideways, over blotched brand conjoined off shoulder, un broken, a»ed; (V brown liorso foul at foot, unbranded; brown colt, J.K over 2 near shoul der, 13 months old. To be sold 24th Juno. AT Muiu:ujihuhuaii, on the 1st May, from Currawang, by James Roberts, Esq. : | Flea-bitten grey horse, D.'i over PS over I'M I near shoulder, like 02 near neck, broken, aged. Will bo sold at this Pound, on the 24th June. ! AT 'J'un-mii.E Ckekk, on the 4th June, from Billybong Run, by R. F. Greene, Esq. : -Bay horse, shoo on oil' foro foot, saddle inarked, triangle with C or G upside down i insido near shoulder, aged, ICij hands high ; dark brown mare, star, snip, JO near shoul der, J near eliook, 4 years old, 15 hands high. Will bo sold at this Pound, on the 24th J une. AT Mokangarell, on the 28th"May, from Euroka, by T. Burrett, Esq. :-Red...
STOCK REPORT. ADVERTISER Office, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
STOCK REPORT. ADVERTISER Officc, Friday Evening. Since our tasl reports the weather has become much coUler, and toe have becii' vUihd with very severe Jfonts, which no doubt, will check , the growth of the grass. Ifotcever, this ? mil not now be much felt from the fact thai these frosts were preceded, ty perhaps the ' mo,ft gen'ud season that has biassed the coun try for years, - The stock which summered in the mountain country are now once more on their old - stations; and squatting affairs have re sumed their usual routine. We congratulate the squatters on the conlinved favor shewn by the people at Home for Aus tralian preserved beef and muUon. The latest advice* from London state the whole, of the stock in the market to have been dis posed of at remunerative rates. Jfe ivould hail with pleasure the establishment of a j Meat Preserving Company in our niid.il ; j such an establishment ivould prove a great j boon to the district and give facilities for j the disposal of fat stock, w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
*»-v fegp W'&lt;m* IS PUBLISHED every Wednesday and Saturday, at the Olfico, Traill-street, Wagga Wagga, and delivered at an early hour to subscribers in tlic ttfwn, and by mail: throughout the colonies. TERMS: ' . subscription. l*cr Qanrtcr, in town, Pay/iblo in advance Ss. Quarter, posted ... ditto 10s. , Per Quarter, posted, credit .. ... lis. Sr.B.-Hie nuartora 'terminate 011 tlio 31st Marcli, 30th Juno, iiOth September, and 31st Becembor, at ?which periods only can subscribers decline, by giving 1 .notice, and imyitiR tho amount ilno to thb end of tlio .current Quarter. Now subscribers are received at any time, amlchargcd proportiottntdy to the termination ?of the curront three months'; lmt unless persons oriter 'tng tilc paper are known at the olliec, \vc do not,' .guarantee that it ivill l>e fniWard-ccl if the onlcr is Unaccompanied 'by a rersiUanoe of ait Jcaat 0110 Miuartor'a gnbsarijstio'n in advanco. jlMVERTISEHUNTSS j Fitst Inch livery additional Inch, Is. Gel...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DISPATCH FROM WAGGA WAGGA: [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DISPATCH PROM VTAOOA WAG OA To Tarcutta. Sydney and Melbourne.-Every day, at 1 p.m., Friday excopted. To Urana and Deniliquin.-Sunday, Wednes day, Thursday, and Saturday, at 1.30 p.m. To Narandara and Hay,-Sunday and Wednesday, at 2 p.m. To Junce and Murrumburrah.-Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 5.30 a.m. ARRIVE AT NVAGGA VAGGA : From Taveutta.-Every day at 1'2.30 p.m., Tuesday excepted. Qrana and Deniliquin.-Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 11.30 a.m. Naramlera and Hay.-Sunday and Wednes day, S a.m. Junce ancl Murmmtmrrali.-Monday; Wed nesday and Saturday, 6.30 p.m. Letters intended for Jiuiee, must bejjosted before half-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. &lt;5S* On Sundays, the Post Office is opened (or mail-delivery between 2 and 3 p.m.
MESSRS. GEORGE FORSYTH AND CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
'MESSRS. GEOUOK FORSYTH AND CO'S. REPORT. ? .FAT CATTLE.-The two lots reported in our last as under inspection have been sold at full market rates. We quote, bullocks, 51 to 6/., and cows, 41 to 51, according to quality. FAT SHEEP.-We have no large transactions to report, sales being limited to local re quirement. Prime fat wethers are worth 8s to fls on tlie station. STORE CATTLE.-We liave several mobs under, offer and about to be inspected. Mr. Pegler takes delivery to-morrow of the 300 head we- sold him on account of Mr. Donnelly, Berambula. . The demand for store cattle continues good, and prices are firm. STORK SHEEP.-Transactions limited. First class store sheep and large-framed wethers suitable for fattening command full rates, and are saleable. We have placed several tots under offer. STATIONS.-Au active enquiry for lightly stocked fattening country. We have placed several such stations under offer, which we expect shortly to place at a satisfactory price. Generally, station...
Preserved Australian Meat. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
Preserved Australian Meat. The groat enterprise of supplementing our meat supplies with consignments from the colonies is at length fairly afloat. The stolitl apathy and suspicious reserve of the English public are giving way, and tliey are respond ing cordially to the succulent overtures of Melbourne and Sydney companies. The two great London depots have for some weeks been exhausted of their stores. Spirited speculators have been found willing to pur chase large quantities of canisters, and by them the preserved meats have been widely diffused throughout the country. It is stated that otic bold speculator netted £14,000 profit in a few days. To a limited extent this method of extending the sales at this early stage of the enterprise is desir able ; but if carried too far, speculation, which works by buying up the stocks, will so enhance the retail price as to render the meats comparatively unsaleable. In Notting ham and in the Potteries towns, I have seen the (5-lb. cauisters tick...
The Norwich Tragdey. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
The Norwich li-agedy. IT is an old saying, " murder will out," and on the same authority that " conscience does make cowards . of us all." But since Shakespeare moralised, there have been few more remarkable instances of the power of this conscience to drag a mail to his doom than the one recently afforded at Norwich. That ancient city was horrified one morning in the year 1851, at discovering the muti lated fragments of a woman scattered in its streets and pleasant suburban fields-a foot in one place, a hand in another, a small piece of flesh hero and there, that were unmistaka bly human. Instant and prolonged search was inado to find the author of this atrocious crime, but the police could obtain no clue, and years passed away, till it was almost forgotten. Two or three months ago, a man named Sheward presented himself at a police station in London, and declared that ho was the murderer, and that the victim was his wife. lie was passing through a street which vividly recalled her ...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. All communications to this journal must be authenticated by the name and address of the writer. No notice will be taken of anongmous communications. and no rejected communications will be returned. WAGGA WAGGA INSTITUTIONS. (To the Editor of the W. W. Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
ORIGINAL COIMtESPONDENClS. 'i | All communications to tlii* journal vm*t he authen ticated b\! the name and address of the writer. Afo notlco, will be tdb'.n of anon union* rommunications. ami no rejected communication# will be returned. WAGGA WAGGA INSTITUTIONS. (To the Editor .of the W. IF. Advertiser.) SIR,-Our township lias many tilings to be prourl of, but of its public institutions it may well be ashamed ; of the two rival factions that rule the destinies of this Little Peddlington," either one or the other has its vested rights in every institution in the place. They are so many " close boroughs," monopolised by these cliques for the especial benefit of their respective members, and to the exclusion of all outsiders. Even Freemasonry, the most ancient and the most catholic of all institutions, has here become tainted by the vitiated moral atmosphere it exists in, and has gradually degenerated till it has now become a mere masonic coterie, or cliqtu'.. Instead of em bracing wi...
PREVENTION OF SCAB IN SHEEP. MEETING AT URANA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
PREVENTION OP SCAB IN SHEEP. * MEETING AT UUANA. I ACCORDING to previous announceinenta meet ing was held at Aslicroft's Hotel, Tirana, oil Wednesday last, for the purpose of confirm ing the organisation of an Association for the prevention of Scab in Sheep. The meeting was very numerously attended, the gentle men present representing over 800,000 sheep. The proceedings wore opened by J. M. Sail gar, Esq., of Corowa, who, after enlarging ?upon the necessity and importance of the Association which they liad assembled to organise, concluded by proposing that tlie chair be taken by P. Moore, Esq., of Goo nunbil. The motion having been duly seconded, was -carried unanimously. The CHAIRMAN said it was "unnecessary sifter the able explanation of the objects of the meeting by Mr. Sangar, for him to take up further time. It was manifestly of the greatest importance to strengthen the hands of the inspectors, for it would be almost im possible to exaggerate the calamity wero scab to be introd...