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All Escaped Convict. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
All Escaped Convict. A SHORT time oco the antecedents of a notorious b'u'glar, Gcorgo_ Roborts, formed the subject of comment in the House of Commons. Ho litul returned from'transport ation three times, had suffered various terms of imprisonment for larceny; aucl a few weeks ago, on being found under suspiuious circum stances in a house area, lie was sent to Wandsworth gaol for three months as a rogue and vagabond. A fortnight sinco lie was summoned to Bow-street, and chargcd with having roturncd bofore the oxpiry of a term of tradspomtion for lifo, passed in 1842. Tho iirst sentenco of bauislmiont wns pronounced in 1S37, when ho was sont to Itobart Town, worked his way to bo ono of the crew of Sir John Franklin's jolly-boat, and afterwards escaped, In 1842 ho was again transported for life, but soon got a ticket-of-loavo, joined the Hobart Town police, saved £50 out of his wages, wont to America, and on the first night of his arrival fell among thieves, who loft hiin penniless. In ...
NEWS BY THE MAIL. (From the London Letter of the Argus.) Swindling Extaaordinary. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
NEWS BY THE MAIL. (From the London Letter of the Argus.) Swindling Extaaordinary. Some public interest also attaches to the disappearance of Benjamin Higgs, Into of Tide End House, Teddiiigton, who absconded last month from the enployment of the Great Central Gas Company, in whoso service lie had been for several years. His salary was under £400 per annum ; but when he made off he was living in a bouse of thirty rooms, sumptuously furnished with every internal and external luxury and appurtenanco. Ho had several fine carriages, of horses and ponies quite a stud, and a housohold of six teen servants. His wife's piano cost 300 guineas, aiul he was building himself a new mansion, to the tune of £50,000. In short, ho was tho lord and patron of Tcddington, and extremely benevolent with money that did not liolong to him. Mr. Higgs has made his way to Amcrica, leaving lus wife and a family of children in destitution, suddenly precipitated, without any knowledge of his transaction.
SALMAGUNDI. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
SALMAGUNDI. IT is largely owing to your earnest and re peated appeals to tlio feelings of the local patrons and the public, that so spirited ai^l liberal a response has been made to the ap plication for popular assistance towards the erection of a new Public School on another and more eligible site. Subscriptions arc in the hands of several persons,, and although the process of collecting, may be slow and troublesome, I have the fullest hope that the sum required will be raised. Another voice from the grave.yard! Another appeal from the mouldering aslies of the sacred dead, against the unhallowed desecration of what should be holy ground ! I Twice recently, this painful subject has been I referred to in your columns. The letters signed ' f-William Kand" and "A Man about Town," are all too painfully true in their de tails. It is said by those versed in such matters, that the present contractor for Hos pital funerals has taken the worlc so low ? that lie cannot afford to pay men to ca...
TABLE TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
TABLE TALK. I ONCE lived in little Peddlington. It was a charming residence, and, if the theory of a reverend friend of mine be correct, that houses are typical of the domestic virtues, must have been eminently virtuous, for in it were many houses, and all of them, very much alike. I remember being particularly struck with the genial, easy, social habits of the little Peddlingtoniaus. There was a charin about their very tea-parties which one does not usually associate with that form of dissipa-. tion, and a radiance in their little stuffy back-parlours and band-box drawing-rooms, which I have looked for in vain in far more pretentious salons. The charm, I used to fancy, laid chiefly iu the fact that there were 110 big little Peddlingtoniaus and the radiance-well, a good deal of it in double waxes,-it was before the days of kerosene, atmospheric illuminators and other similar new fangled notions-and in the eyes of gentle women. These good people being all on a. dead level in the impo...
MELBOURNE MEMS. 6th Juno, 1869. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
MELBOURNE MEMS, 6th Juno, 1869. [I'nost OCR OWN CORUESroNDHNI'.] Wii are awaiting the passing'of the Land Bill. The next reading is appointed for Tuesday lioxt. It is generally Understood that tho measure will pass with some nominal altera tions. One of tho noticable features of tho proposed Act, is tho maimer in which it will dispose of the difficulties arising respecting the alienation of auriferous land. The Act clnuso authorises the Crown to resumo pos session for mining purposes of any land alie nated under tho Act, by a simple payment of compensation, such compensation not to in clude the auriferous value. Tho terms upon which such lands are to be resumed, and upon which the arbitration is to be conducted, are to be determined from' to time by the Gov ernor. By the way, a return laid upon the table of the Assonibly, 011 Tuesday, shows how very liberally the Laud Bill has beeu construed by Mr. Grant. Tho number of transfers under the 47th clause, has been ^ very numerous, amoun...
MELBOURNE. June 9. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 12 June 1869
MELBOURNE. .Tune 9. Messrs. Dalmalioy Campbell and Co. report:- . , BUST BEEP.-Twenty-seven shillings and sixpence per liundred pounds. Fifty-two pound wethers, ten shil lings. SYDNEY MAIL.-NO mail arrived yester day from Sydney. We have heard nothing as to the cause of the delay. MK. FORSYTH.-We are glad to hear better accounts of the health of this "entleman. The operation performed on hia hip by Dr. Cox proved successful, and hopes are enter tained that the use of the leg will soon be regained. Dr. Cox lias also performed an operation on the left eye. The eyelid works much more freely, but as yet there is no power of sight. THE REV. Mr.. AGNEW.-1This gentleman delivered two lectures during the week. The first was given in Mr. Tompson's new store : subject, 'The Destined Monarch of the World. There WAS a largo attendance, and the able manner in which the lecturer handled lits rather difficult subject, elicited frequent and well-deserved applause. The second lecture was given iu th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
IJIHE U N D E R S I G N E D,- having disposed of his ? businosa ' at the BTJSH^LA-IsF'S STORE, NARANDERA, . ; Avails himself of the opportunity- to tondor his most sincere: thanks to his Friends and the Public generally for the very liberal patronage they havo, for the last five years, bestowed upon liitn, and trusts that the sauio may be trans* forrod with the business to his succcossor. , 1 ?, F. J. SAVAGE. ..WILLIAM FLOOD PRESENTS himself to his Friends and the; Public as PROPRIETOR tof that OLD ESTABLISHED HOUSE, ' .' : - .t w.i'i/*; /i . li ( THE BUSHMAN'S STORE, and trusts ho may obtain, as ho is determined to merit, a continuance of; the support so largely given to his predecessor. ; . - y . ,., : Having completed arrangements both with i . SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE, ho is enabled to tako advantage of either market, and so place before the Public . ? i ?OODS OP THE VERY. BEST QUALITY, and AT SUCH A PRICE as must ensure AN. EARLY' and A RAPID. DISPOSAL OF THEM. ~ -*i Ho has to arri...
THE STATION AND THE FARM. VINEYARD DRESSING. (From the Australasian.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
THE STATION AND THE FARM* VINEYARD DRESSING. (From the Australasian.) WE'have "been favoured with a; Valu able letter on this subject by;a French gentleman, at present on a visit to these colonies, whose attention has been attracted by questions in this paper. M, Atnie, the writer, is entitled to spoak with authority. He spent throe years on one of the French model farms, and for another three years was engaged as assistant-director of the Imperial &lt; College at Grignon, and is now employed, under the authority of the French Government, in collecting agricultural and pastoral statistics in Australia. The following is a transla tion of M. Amie's letter : TO THE EDITOR OP THE AUSTRALASIAN. ..4^,Sir,-One of your recent numbers contained a letter, in which a question was put of the highest importance, and of the greatest interest, not only to the actual vine-growers of this colony, but also to the future of the "colony, in tended, as no doubt it is, before long to cultivate th...
JOHN WESLEY AND ARCHDEACON LILLINGSTONE. "Stand between two Churchman."—RICHARD III. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
WESLEY AND ARCHDEACON LILLINGSTONK "Stand between two Churchman."-RioirA.no III. | IT is hardly fair, cvou in theological cii'olog, to insult a mail, and then chaff him for defending himself and tho same thing may bo said of insult to a sect. At tho lato Church of Iiugland Synod more than 0110 clerical speaker indulged in language which worldlings, who pretend to be gcutlcraon, don t like to uso, and (perhaps sinfully) call snobbish. Mr. Punch alludes . snnply to the remarks made about tho Wes leyaus in connection with education. It was natural enough that tho party attacked should have a word to say in defence, and accordingly a Rev. Mr. Curnow, a Wesleyan minister, took up tho matter and delivered a lecture, which, in Mr. Punch's opinion, read very much like tho composition of a man of meekness, a lover of poace, and a man of refinement; or, to put the matter briefly, like the work of a -gentleman. The lecture was a very able, but a very teniperato vindication of tho lecturer's se...
ETTERSHANK, EAGLESTONE, & CO's REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
ETTEIU;KA.N;KV EACLESTOXB, & Go's. REPORT. I !Fat CATTLE.-Tlie numbers whicli came forward, were quite adequate to there I. quirements of the tiade, and the "quality generally was medinm to good. Competi tion as good, but we have ijo alteration on last, week's rates to report. Quotations 'Prime Beef, 20s per 100 lbs ; medium to good, 17s Gd. . , Fat Sheep/-The supply was ample, and . the, quality, generally, was good. Our 'last quotations remain unchanged,'say '.prime 54 lb wethers, 10s Gil. 'STOKE STOCK.--A. very active demand for " well-bred cattle of the right ages for fatteiy : ing,! but owing to the high prices asked on '? tlie Nortliern stations sales are difficult to effect. We have numerous inquiries for the' Southern Districts and Victoria, where, !' in consequence of the demand, high rates -.Tiiist' rule for some time to come. We. would, however, strongly advise our friends -to- send only choice lots, which can be Jilaced. without delay at extreme. figures, n sheep...
MESSRS. GOLDSBROUGH BURT, AND CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
MESSRS. UOLDSBROUGUI BUIIT, AND CO'S; " ILKL'ORT. FAT CATTLE.-Supply this week below the . i requirements, anu prices fir prime quality . likely to advance ; Dest bullocks worth £G to£S8s. !FAT SHEEP. - Market well supplied with sheep of middling qnality ; prime heavy weights are scarce, and worth 10s to lis. . ? We have sold 500 wethers at 9s to fls 4d, and 400 from New England, per Grafton ; steamer, at 7s 0d to 8s. STORK STOCK.-More activity; several sales are reported this week of cattle; mixed sexes worth on stations from 40s: to 50s j bullocks, 50s to GOa. , June 11th..
LITERARY-EXTRACTS. THE PLANTING OF THE VINE. A THOUGHT FROM THE GERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
LITERARY-EXTRACTS. ?THE PLANTING OF THE VINE. A THOUGHT FJiOM TJIE GERMAN. Om> Father Noah sat alono Within his teut at morn, "With auch a shadow on liis faco As spoke a heart forlorn. " VVhafc ails thee, Noah saiil a voice, Like soft, sweet music pour'd; ' And Noah, looking up, behold The angel of the Lord. .. Forgive me. Lord !" he said and sigh'd, " If wrongfully, I think. But I am thirsty, nigh to death,. And know not what to drink I'1 V To drink ?" the gracious angel said ! "See, whei'o the streamlets run, And. all the gladsome waters leap, i : Rejoicing to the sun," "" 'Tis true, dear Lord ! but thought recals The mournful myriads drowned Brave men, fair women, lovely babes, . And cattle of the ground. I loatho all water for their salies The beautiful, the young It tastes of blood, it smells of death ; 'TiS poison to my tongue !" 1'iie radiant angel's lonely face Shone bright with heavenly fifei ".'Noali, such pity for mankind Beseems their second sire. Wait till I come !" ...
MELBOURNE. DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO.'s REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
MELBOURNE. UBALMAHOY, CAMPBKMJ AXD CO.*S REPORT. FAT. . CATTLE.-1.225 were entered, for the week, but several small lots from the immediate'1 neighbourhood having been , withdrawn, the actual supply amounted to 1^080 head, of which 7S~> have been dis Eoaed of this day at an advauce of 203 per ead in the opening sales on last weeli's rates for good quality, but the market closed not quite so firm, as several of tlie buyers have held back until to-morrow's sales, when all the cattle to be offered are '"from' good to prime quality. We quote best bullocks, 112 10s to 122 15s; Becond do, 82 to 92; inferior, 52 to G2 10s. Best cows, 6210s to 71 10s ; sesond, 42 10s to 62 10s 5 inferior, 3? 10s up. Fat Skhep.-Another heavy supply came to "hand to-day, 18,921 having been yarded, , .amongst which were several lots of really ' good to prime ewes and wethers, princi pally from PJvorina. There was a fair atlenclimoo of town aud country trade, and . owing to the late fall in prices hero, seve...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
IMPOUXDWQS. . ; *- : . AT IIAY, on tlio 27th day of May, 1SG9, from Toogimbri, by R. Scott, Esq., J. P. White spottod bullock, top oil' off ear, like S near rump ; blue and whito bullock stag, pieco off off ear, pieco out of near ear, like JC off ribs. To bo sold 24tli June. AT JUGION'O, on tlio 7th day of Juno, 1S69, from, liundarbo, by order of Messrs. Lee, Bi'otVfcrs ; ]5ay horso, bald faco, hind feet white, PH. near shoulder, broken-in ; roan horse, long tail. GL near shoulder, broken-in, broivn marc, broken-in, off shoulder ami ncck. To be sold 1st July. - r -r AT JERILDKME, on the 22nd day of May", 18(59, from Tongaboo, by 11: Outhwrith, Eatj. :-The strawberry THJIIOCI;, impounded on that date, now shows 05 offloin,,- afal both ears slit. }
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. MESSRS NORMAN R. MACLEOD AND CO.'S REPORT:— [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. I MHSSIIS NORMAN E. MACIVKOD AND CO.'H llni'oitT : FAT CATTLE. - Tlio supply yesterday was the smallest for many weeks, for though a lunch larger number was expected only SO.'i head came to hand. In point of quality the majority of the cattle yarded may be classed as good useful beef, with a very few pons of prime, and the balance medium and inferior. About half the supply consisted of cows, and. they as a whole woro in the best condition, gouil ox beef being comparatively scarce. The opening sales, which comprised most of the inferior cattle, were very dull, anil the pr.cos obtained did not quite reach last week's rates, but eventually when better quality was offered the ^biddings became mora animated, and an advance was 'established, particularly for good pens of bullocks. Quotations :-Best pens bul locks, 11/ to V.H; second, OJ to 10/ 10s; medium quality, 01 to SI; inferior, HI lU.s to 51; best pens cows, 10/ to 12/ 12s 6d (a few sold singly up to 151 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
HOM.OWAY'S PILLS. - Swimming of the head, nausea, distaste for food, and a fooling of lassitude and exhaustion,- are infalliblo indications of a torpid stomach and gcueral sluggishness of tho secretive organs and the circulation; But it is not therofore neces sary to send for a doctor. A course of Holloway's great cathartic, alterative, and tonic remedy will remove every unpleasant symptom, and imbue both the body and the mind with unwonted energy. Every animal, fluid will be purified, every obstruction in the ovacuatory channels swept away, every organ rogoneratod. These may seem to be strong statements, but tho testimony of the sick of all nations is their source and basis. ?ADVERTTSEMI\NTS. . To Fencers. WANTED,' BULLOGIi or HORSE TEAMS, for CHOCK and LOG FENCING-. Apply to ' Mcsars. GEO. FORSYTH & CO., .New Station, . ; ; / ... ^ ' Bland.-- " ild Fencers. , TSjANTED, MEN,' With' TEAMS, for W BRUSH FENCING. Apply to JOHN MACPHERSON, ! Temora. ,.: ,. _ Notice. ;' THE "VICT...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DESPATCH FROM WAGGA WAGGA: [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH 01? MAILS. DKSPATCII FROM WAG OA. WAGGA. : To Tarcutta. Sydney .and Melbourne.-Ever^. day, at 1 p.m., Friday excepted. .To Urana andDoniliquin.-Sunday, Wednes day, Thursday, and Saturday, at 1.30 p.m." To Natandara and Hay,-Sunday and AVedhesday, at 2 p.m. To Junee and Mumnnburrali.-Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 5.30 a.m. AKitlVB AT WAGO.f WAOGA : From Tarcutta.-Every day at 12.30 p.m., Tuesday excepted. Drana and Deniliquin.-Monday, Tuesday,. . Thursday, and Saturday at 11.30 a.m. Narandera and Hay.-Sunday arid Wednes - day, S a.m. ? Junee and Mnrruinburrah.-Monday; Wed nesday and Saturday, 6.3(J p.m. Letters intended for Junee, must beposted before half-past 9 on the evening preceding the departure of tlio mail, and for all other places half-an-liour previous to the specified time of departure. On Sundays, the Post Office is opened for mail-delivery between 2 and 3 p.m.
The Wool Market. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
The Wool Market. Sixou the close of the last London sales, the colonial wool market lias been \ cry quiet, and neither in London nor in'the provinces is there much demand for the raw article." Tho quantity coming forward in out* May June series, which has been estimated as high as 2r>0,000 bales, will, Mr. ITelmuth Schwartze thinks, probably fall considerably short of that total; and as manufacturers are but slightly stocked, the prevalent opinion is that we shall see prices about tho same as in March last. The fresh sales are expected to open about the 6th of May. The arrivals amount to a total of .181,476 bales. At Liverpool, great inactivity has prevailed - in tho local wool market. To-day a series of public sales of low wool commences, when 2,600 bales of River Plato will bo offered. On tho 27th and following days, 13,000 bales of Esst India will bo brought forward ; and on the 4th of May and following days, 7000 bales of sundries will be submitted.
SYDNEY. MESSRS, MORT AND CO'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 16 June 1869
SYDNEY. \ MTSSSHS. MOKT AND Co.'s RKPOHT, Wool,.-Tho catalogue for Thursday's sales . did not comprise any important parcels, consisting chiully of odd lots of scoured aiiil tho fag end of clip, for which there was fair competition at about late rates. Sin:m\sin:ss wcio in large supply, and al though last week's rates were fully main tained, improved prices cannot at present 1)0 looked for, owing to most, of the full mongering establishments being fully oceu pied. We sold some 25.000 skins at from » 2 Jd to 3i|d ; poltsaud bare Id to 2d per lb. HtniM.-Tho sales this morning exhibited brisk competition for lirst-class lots, for which fully late prices were obtained. We sold over 101(0 hides, at front 9s to 23s fid per hide. The principal parcels were taken , as follows:-112 at 15s Oil, -14 at 10g Oil, 109 at 17a 3d, 144 at ISs 3d, 5)0 at ISs fid, . 1(50 at 18s 9d, 50 at 19s Cd, 40 at 23s 3d, 30 at 23s Gd per hide. HORSR limns.-29 at 4s Gd, 70 at 5s 3d. TAt,r,ow.-The supply trt-day wa...