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TREATMENT OF SHORTHORNS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
TREA TMEST OF SHORTHIORS'. Mr. G. W. Daniels, in an exhaustive article inthe English Farmer, on the Shorthorns, as conipared with other breads of cattle, gives some facts in regard t feeding, which are, ofj interest to those who may contemplate raising the thoroug?-breds of this celebrated breid. It is ceit inly well known to all breeders of stock that niggardly keeping for several consecutive generations will un doubtedly curb the generous tendencies which selection and 1 beral nurture have in duced, and at length d stray them. Over. forcing ruins milk productiveness, weakens the constitution, caus.s disease, and impairs, ,fttn totally destroying, f.rtility. Under either extren e of nman·'gen.eut, the most sgacions jn lgem:ent in the choice of mating of animals would be exercised in vain. To begin with the calves-there is no doubt that tlhy thrive in the mist satisfac tory manner, if the, are a lowed acces to their!nmothers when they choose. I believe with animals of very high pedi...
ALL-ENGLAND ELEVEN V. FIFTEEN OF NEW SOUTH WALES. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) SECOND DAY. SYDNEY, January 13. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
ALL-ENGLA ND ELEVE: 1'. PI. TEEN OF NEI, SUUTH lWALES.' +----- . (AUSTRALI N ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. SECOND DAIr. SYDNEY, January 13. The match was resumed to day on the Albert ground. The weather was splendid, and the attendance numbered from 8,000 to 10,000 persons. Shortly after noon Powell and Garrett resumed their positions at the wicket to the bowling of Shaw and Emmett. They both hatted steadily, and only S runs were scored "n seventeen overs. Powell, after playing a good innings, went out to Shatw and ivas stumped. A. Bannerman followed, and soon the score was brought up to 10J, at which point Lillywhite relieved Emmett, and when 6 more runs had been added Bannerman, in trying for a cut off Lillywhite, was caught behind tho wickets, Dummett, who followed, played a pretty innings, and wa caught by Ulyett. Tindall e?es bowled immlediately afietwards. and Rush and Garrett having remained toether for a eonsiderable time, the latter, after playing the best innings of the matc...
ENGLISH MAIL TABLE 1877. FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
3EGLJ' NºAIL ¶1Afli 1ER . FROM ENaLAŽ. L'aves London Leaves London Arrives is Southampton Via Brindisi. at Melbourne. January . 11 Januamry . 19 March . 6 February . S February . 16 April . . 3 March 8 March . . 16 May . . . Annr!. 5 April . 13 May .. - XM) 3 May . . 11 June. .* May 31 June . B July . June . 28 July . . 6 August . - Julr . 26 August . 3 September. 11 August . . 23 August 31 October. . 1S September. 20' September 28 November 11 ,October . 18 October . 26. DIecember . 16 November . 15 November 23 January,l187 5 December . 13 IDecember 21 February .3 FROM VicTORIA. Leaves Arrives London Arrives at London Melbourne. Via Brindisi. Via Southampton January, . 25 March- . 12 March . . 19 February 22 April . 9 April . . . 16 March.. 22 May . . 7 May . . . 14 17 June . 4 June . . . 11 ay " 15 July . 2 July . . 9 June . . 12 July . 30. August. . 6 July . . . 10 August 27 September . 3 August . . 7 September 24 October . . 1 September. 4 October -. 22 October . . 29 October. . ...
MARKETS BALLARAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET. BALLARAT, January 12. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
MARKETh. )ALLAFAT WHOLESALE PRODUCE SMARKEIT. BALLu AT, January t. 'Erer!nham Greenfelid maidl (o. report: 'Wa hrld on? usual sale of wool at our warehouses, i?llarat, on Thursday, llthJaruary. We had a wery large attendaces cf buyers, who bid very pirittdly. for nearly everylot offtred. With the exception of 'thres lines of brethern wool, every lot on the catologue was sold at fulbi an advance of one penny per lb on ratte rulingL reore the holidays. We submitted a catalogue comprising, about 400 bales and 300 sacks. and buyers w uld have taken three or four times the quantity had we had. the wool to offer. Besides the wool sold by auction to-day, we heve sold upwards of S50 bales by private contract, at satisfactory prices. We sold greasy fleece from Sd to 10ld, and skins up to S!d per lb; hides from 3jd to 4d.
CLOSED ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
CLOSED ROADS. The Ararat Shire Council have been taking Mr. Higinbotham's opinion on section 399 of the Local Government Act, relating to closed roads. The following is the case submitted, with ounnsel's opinion thereon : CASE. The Council of the Shire of Ararat, prior to the coming iut, operation of the Local Government Act 1874, gave their consent to the erection of numerous gates on certain surveyed roads, not required for public tratiic. By section 399 of the above-men; tioned att, it is enacted that all consents shall cease and determine on the first day of January next.t It is also impeiative tn the c.uncil after that date, to keep open for public use, any surveyed road, &c., except as thereinafter provided. The council do not wish, at present, to insist upon the re imoval of every 'gate, as many of them are erected on roads where the traffic is s., slight that die temporary closing if such road does not ir:ate any inconvenience, and the to inm cil wish to give the own...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, January 14. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, January 14. Mr. Tyler and Mr. Sims are at Narra coarte arranging for the collection of duties over the BJrder. The 1Rev. M.A. Hodge, of Port Adelaide, one of the oldest Congregational ministers here, died to-day from typhoild fever, caused by drinking impure water. Of children between the ages of five and fourteen, the census returns show a total of 58.000 of whom 11,000 are unable to read or write. All vessels from Sydney are inspected by the health officers before being allowed to proceed into port. Dr. Jay, formerly senior'house-surgeou of the AdelaIde Hospital, died suddenly of apoplexy at W\allaroo. 50,0J0 bushels of wheat haee been sold at 5s. 6d. The market very firm. 'ihe general harvest average is not ex pected to exceed six bushels.
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 13. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
EARll LIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 13. The Government intends to introduce a bill to amend the Importation of Stock Act. A foot race took place this evening, at Mait.and, between Davis and Watson. At the start Watson led by a foot. Davis passed him once, but Watson won by six inches. Time, 14. sec. Tie Macedon sailed to-day with Bailey and Cooper's circus troupe and menagerie. iSvDNLs. January 14. Another of the Holden girls died yester day, on boara the hospital ship, and was buried at the quarantine ground. The Attorney-General was thrown from his horse yesterday, but escaped with a shaking.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE. January 15. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
LATEST INTELL iGENCE. SMELBOUIRNE. January 15. Two children named Bewsley were burnt to deatlh at.a fire ,which occurred in a two-roomed wooden cottage at Diamond Bill, near Sandhurst, this morning: Two women barely escaped with their lives. The report of the Commercial Bank recommends a dividend of eight per cent., also that £5000 be carried over to the reserve fund, which wili bring it up to £55,000. It is believed that Sir James M'Cul loch wall proceed to Sydney as a delegate to the cble conference; Sales of wheat have been made at Gs, flour at £13.
FLOWERS AND INSECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
FLOWERS ANdf tN8FAse In his lecture at Belfast on "Common Flowers in Relation to Iusects." Sir John .f.llt.... " "into the causes of flowers closiiug their iet?f during ram, and of some flowers remaining open for a longer or shorter period than others. the habit of closing the petals during.rain is obviously an advantage, since it preentst the honey being spoiled or washed away, Everybody; hoirever, must have observed that evenif ling weather etiiain floweis cl??e at particular bours. mThis habit .if going .to sleep is surely very. curious. Why should flowers do so, and why should some flowers close at the approach of night, and others not ? Moreover, flowers keep different hours. The Daisy opens at sunrise, and closes at sunset, whence its name, Days'-eyes; the Dande lion opens at 7, and closes at 5 o'clock; Ear Hawkweed is said to awake.ate , and go to sleep at 2 o'clock,; the Scarlet Pimpernel awakep: at 7, and.claomss.o on after 2 o'clock,.while 'ropagon.pratensis opens at 4 in ...
DICKENS' MANNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
DICKE"S' MA NNERS. Whe Charles Dickens was in this country some years ago, says the E~uroal New! Yorker, he went to Albany to lec ture, and put up at Congress 1lall. General Woodford was then LieuteC a t 4 overnor, and hadha an elegant suite of rooms there, and, as he was absent with his family, he kindly gave permission to place his rooms at the disposal of the great novelist. Accepted the courtesy as a Dickens, matter of course, and had not the grace to express any thanks. He lec tured, pocketed the money, and went away like any other showman. A few months ;ifterwards, he returned tolccture again, and was shown to other apart iients, with which he was not phased. He sent for the landlord and demanded his former roomus. Mr. Blake said they belonged to the Lieutenant-Governor of the State. That did not matter said Dickens, "go and ask him if he will give up his room to me " Blake demurred to this, but Dickens insisted. i h a very long tace, at last Blake went to General Woodford's r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
Special Advertisements. T. HANCOCK, Solioitor, Ptootor, and Convoyancer. MrRAY-STrREET, CO.LAC. Attendance on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays., MR. KNOTT, SOLICITOR, H AS COMMENCED PRACTICE at Camperdown, and may be consulted daily at his office, Leura-street. Mr. Knott will also attend at Terang and Mortlake on the usual court days. NOTICE. S RJR. PICKEN, Solicitor, Camperdown, .I will in future attend at TERANG on Court days, and can be consulted at the Wheatsheaf Hotel. GEORGE GIBSON, . CHEMIST, ( Successor to W. R. Hill). Supplies Station medicine chests and sundries Halford's snake-bite syringes Air and water beds, cushions, &c. Pure English Strychnine. Prescriptions and recipes forwarded liy eturn post. COLLINS-STREET EAST, MELBOURNE MEDICAL' NOTICE: D R. PETTIGREW intimates that he will visit Cobden every Tuesday morning, and will receive patients at Mr. Brown's, Chemist, from half-past ten to twelve o'clock. MEDICAL. DR. PETTIGREW, begs to inform the inhabitants in ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
Cohveyances. COBB -AND =CO.'S` WESTERN - TELE .GRPHk LINE. dA.Ra MENTS . X 1840. DAY COACHES. CAMPERDOWN AND WINCHELSEA. DAT'COaCK in connection w:ithrail at Win-belsea . leaves Camperdown at 830 a.n., Colac, 12 noon, arriving at Winchelsea in time to connect with the train leaving for Geelong, at 3.45 p.m. Leave Win- - 'ehelsea on atrival of train from Geelong at 11.15 a.m., due at Colac at 2-30 p.m., due at Camperdown at 6 p.m. FAsuzs-Camperdown'to Winclielsea ..' 15 Colac to Winchelsea .. .. NIGHT MAIL. Belfast to Geelong tia Canmperdown. Mail Coaches from Belfast pass through Camper down on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 11 p.m., reaching Winchelses at S 6.30 pam. On Sundays leave Camperdown it 1 pm. reaching Wiaceies at 8 p.m. "RETiURN MAIL COACHES Leave Winchelsea Monday, Tuesday, Wednesda)' Thursday, and Friday at 11.30 p.m., arriving at Canm pusv utdli.m. On Smday leaves Wnmchelsea at 5 am., arriving at Casperdown at 11.30 am. WITH BRANCH LINE TO Cr...
WARRNAMBOOL [?]LIVE STOCK MARKET. WARRNAMBOOL, January 13. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 16 January 1877
W AR?RtA?I BOOL -LIVE STOCK MARKET. WASt r As.Boor., January 13. .enrsn. Wepburn, Leonard, and Rugg report :-At the Warrnambool cattle yards to-day the supply'of stock was considerably bclow the average, owing to the prevalence of harvest operations. .tlusough the store cattle forwarded by Mr. P. Lane were unusually well bred and in good condition, the demand for them was scarcely equal to previous quo tations,. and prices generally terminated in favor of the vendor. Store sheep are extremely difficult to vend, unless they are very ohoice lots. lat and store pi9 are maintaining high prices, and show no pro ility of a decline. Horses. -Sound and serviceable horses are in demand, especially those suitable for the Indian market. Quotations--Cattle. - Store steers and heifers, two and three years old, from LI to LI 1Ss 6d; do, eighteen months and two years old, from L3 7s 6d to L2 13s d; cows, to Ll. Horses-Ordinary hacks from L7 to L10 5s. Sheep-Cross-bred ewes shorn, full-mouthed, to ...