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Police Court. MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
Volice Oourt. MoNDAY OCTOnR 1, 18606. (Before the Police Magistrate.) AsvrLT.--r'Richard Blyth appeared on remand on the above charge. Jolhn Cottrell was sworn, and stated that, on the previous Thursday, he was at tile Albion (Ieotel, when Blyth wanted to "box" him for nobblers. lHe refused, and some words passed between them, and then he recollected no thing further till lie came to his senses and found a cut on hisl head. James Morton said he was preseit at the Albion on the Thursday previous. Cottrcll was very drunk, and was fighting with prisoner and struck his pipe out of his mouth. P'risoner tuhen ran to the door and picked up a brick and struck Cottrell with it. Cottrell was not fighting st the time the lirick was thrown. Gregory Crowther said he was sparring with Cot trell, when the brick camnep past him, but he did not see who threw it. P'risoner discharged. P'norxcA LANGUAc, .--l:ichard "Williams was charged as above, but, as there appeared to be some doubt as to the exact...
CLEARING THE MURRUMBIDGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
CLEARING T'HIE MURRUMBIDGEE. Tea following is the reply to the Gundagai Memorial to the Hon. the Minister for Works, relative to the snagging operations of the Murrombidgee : Department of Publio Works, Sydney, 12th September, 1866. Sir,-Referring to my letter of the 19th June last, acknowledging the receipt of your communication forwarding a petition from the inhabitants of Gundagai, Tomut, and Adelong districts, praying that, in accordance with the original design, the snagging operations on the Murrumbidgee River may be commenced at Gundagai, and continued thence down wards, and not as now proposed, at Wagga Wagga, I am directed by the Honourable the Secretary for Public Works to inform you that a very full report on this subject has been received from the Engineer in Chief for Harbours and Rivers, who has very ably and satisfadtorily demonstrated how comparatively valuable is the scheme proposed by him over that which the petitioners are desirous of having adopted. 2. MIr. Moria...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
Ijtocal Bttell~getice. TuE ANN'UAL RACFs.--The undermentioned nomi nations for the Trial Stakes and for the \Vagga Wagga Town Plate Handicap were received and opened by the Secretary of the MIurrumbidgee Turf Club, at the Australian Hotel, on Monday evening lat, in the presence of several members of this Club, and were on the following morning duly posted up for general informlnation :-Trial StCakes- r. H. J. Bowler's b.g. Moss Trooper; ditto b.f. Mignonette; Mr.. James VWarby's b.c. Cotherstone; Mr. A. Devlin's Counsellor ; Mr. Boylo's b.g. Prince Charles. Town Plate-MIr. H.'J. Bowler's AustraL' lian, 3 yrs; ditto Sunbeam, G yrs; W. Yeoman's b.m. Sweetlips, aged; G. Ashcroft's b.m. iiverina, 6 yrs'; ditto Scrubber, aged; D. ltoach's ns r.g. Nor mandy, 4yrs; P. S. MIurray'i b.m. Bonse L.?, 3 yrs; T. Daly's Moss Rose, aged; J. Warby's bI.g. Kerosene, 5 yrs; P. Pendergast's g. Delta, 5 yrs; A. Devlin's g,g. Priam, i yrs ; P. Hann's b.g. Sir William, 4 yrs; ditto c.g. Red Gauntlet, ns ...
(FROM THE OTAGO DAILY TIMES EXTRA., SEPT. 20.) TRIAL OF SULLIVAN. NELSON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
(reneo TuE OTAGO DAILY TrIES EXMrA., SEPT. 20.) TRIAL OF BULLIVAN. NELsON, Wednesday. Sullivan was tried to-day for the murder of James Battle, by a special jury. The pris oner recorded a plea of "Not Guilty," formerly put, and asked permission to put in a plea in accordance with a statement, viz. conjiplicity in murder, by being associated with the murderers; but not guilty of actual '. murder. The Judge recorded a plea of" Not Guilty." .; Evidence adduced for the Crown went over ?the same ground as formerly, in traeing SBi?tile and the whereiabouts of his murderers. ' .Shallorose swore to Sullivan's written con fes?ion Sullivan made a long address to the After an absence of twenty minutes, a ver dict of "Guilty" was returned. Sullivan.said nothing in bas of sentence of \death, which was pronoincet. He wept \when Jbi judge referred to his wife. It is lieved that he will not be hang.d. He is 'atedu evidence in the West Coast mur
MINISTERIAL COURTESIES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
MINISTERIAL COURTESaIS. MiINISTEmS and ex-iinisters "of the Crown" as the members of our Colonial Cabinets, by an absurd make-believe figure of speech are ever delighting to dub themelves, are not always remarkable for elegance of language or refinement of manners. In the Assembly, on the evening of the 28th ult., an altercation occurred between thepresent and thelate Minister for Lands, which resulted in the one heon. gentleman requesting the other hon.'gentleman, in the regular drunken pot-house style to " come out side," with the view, it is to be presumed, of settling their differences by a fistic oncounter. Mr. Robertson, in reply to some remarks of Mr. Wilh son's, in reference to the contemplated Government measure dealing with the land reserves, asked when that measure would be introduced, and only elicited the larconic reply, "when it was ready." Mr. Rob Robertson then said the hen. Minister determined to give him a very small amount of fair play in the matter, and lihad mad...
Colonial Summary. THE NEW ZEALAND MURDERS. SCENE IN COURT. NELSON, 18th Sept. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
eolonial $urnmary., THE NEW ZEALAND MURDERS. SCENEi IN COURT. NELSON, 18th Sept. Blonoss, Kelly, and Levy were found' Guilty,' and sentenced to death. A remarkable scene took place in Court. The Judge was proceeding to address the prisoner, when Kelly said: Although 1 am found guilty, I wish to state that I was not on the road, nor near to the men, when they were mur dered. I don't think your Honor charged the jury right when you told them that the fact that everything was found where Sulli van stated it would be was corroboration of Sullivan's evidence. The Judge: Have you any other grounds ? •Kelly: I have plenty of other grounds. °The Judge: But you are tallking of the evidence, when it is only on points of law I should hear you. Kelly: I am tallking of why sentence of death should not be passed upon me. Tlie'Judge: You can be heard only on a point lof law. Juries and judges are only fallibleminen; and you have been found guilty after the fullest and most careful investiga tion. ...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DESPATCH FROM WAGGA WAGGA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
ARIAL A04&D'R I SPMVI'k*S9 'o MAILS.~ - -D5551'ATCIH FROt WAGGA WAGcA. To Ta tla. Sydney and ?slelbournoc-graryday ,at 4 p.m.. ul~raday excepted fUra?a and Dcmniliquin. - Monday and Th.ursday; '" , lO'a.m. jsh'ranndr nndlIHavIv-Mnnday and Thursday, 10 a.m ;Junoe aind Mairrumnburrah. -Monday and WVednesday O a ma, ..I.IVB AT WAGOA WAOOA. From Tarcutta.--Every day at 9 am., Wednesday excepted. Urana and D)eniliquin.- Sunday and Wednesday, 3 p.m. Naorandara and Tay.-Sunday and Wednesday, 3 p.m, Junee and Murrumburrah.-Sunday and Thursday, 6 p.m. Letters &. (eCzeepting. for JuneC), jequire to beo e oated half an hour before the' sl?t;eified time of des T' tch nf the mails, or upon alfisinn a sixpenny stamp up to a quarter of an hoor previouns. Letters &e., for Junce require to be posted by half past nine on the evening previous to despatch. The s.nglish mnail's date of arrival is the 10th of each month. The out-going mnail from Sydney is fixed , n the 24th of eac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
WAGGA WAGGA '48u ineess ii·tector. QlEje MBiaga MIgga taxprtes GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE, PRINTINC N every variety and style, with the utmost des Ipatch. IIHandbills, Business Announcements, Morerhants', Auctioneers,' and Tradesmen's Business Circulors, Cards, and Bill Headings, neatly displayed. Pamphlets, Club Articles, and Society Reports, correctly and neatly executed. Every other description of Letter press painting ecuted in a superior style. The following forms always on hand, for sale, viz: DISTRICT COURT PLAIINT NOTIOCE OF SET-OFF' NOTICE OF SPEC'IAL DEFENCE. AFFIDAVITof Service of SUd MON. AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK BANK. INTEREST allowed on fixed deposits at current Srates. Drafts isued on all the Branches and Agencies in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Adelaide, Tasmania, and New Zealand, also on Eng land, Ireland, and Scotland. W. A. COTTEE, Manager. Wagga Wagga, 13th September, 1864. BANK OF FITZMAURICE & KINCAID STREETS. .Drafts issscued at Crrenst Roates, on...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENI S. A i r.climmunicatious for insertion in this journal must be addressed to the Editor, and bhe accompanied by the real name and address nfthe writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. Correspoudence must be kept within reasoniable limits, and under no consideration will anything of a merely personal or securrilous nature find insertion. In the case of rejected commmni cations, the Editor cannot undertake the return of the manueeript.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
[ADVERTaIcEMENT.] . JlfAGNA ES~T VIERITAS ET PRA'EALEBIT. SINCE my absence from this district, a report has been circulated, injurious to the fair fame of a young lady, (Miss Ellen Murphy) whom I respect and esteem. I now emphatically declare that report is an infamous and damnable lie. Base, cowardly, liars, thus to speak of a virtuous and unprotected girl. I will stake my life on her innocence and purity. JOHN HOWELL. Wagga Wagga, September 29th, 1806. FOR SALE. A GOOD substantial Tray Buggy, with first-clams Silver mounted Harness (nearly new.) Apply at the PRINCE OF WALES HOTEL. LOST. LOSTin Fitzmauricen-stret, a Gold Ring, without stone-the gold chased. Any person delivering it to the undersigned shall be rewarded. GEO. FORSYTH. October 3, 1866. POUND SAL'. SOUTH WAGGA WAGGA, Thursday, October Ilth 1866. A BOUT 15 head of good Horses and Cattle for sale at 12 o'clock. F. C. TOMPSON, Poundkeeper. FOR POSITIVE SALE, BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, (If not shortly sold will be offered by pub...
Commercial. WAGGA WAGGA. OCT. 5. Friday, 6 p.m. WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
'0omnIttet'Cia1 WAGGA WAGGA. Ocr. 5. Friday, 6 p.m. WAGGA WAGGA. RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. . e. d. Flour, per ton (Fine) ................ 24 0 0 Seconds Flour, per ton ............... o 10 0 WVheat, perbushel...............8. to 9 0 6 Hay, porton....................... 12 0 0 Bran per, bushel .................... 0 2 6 Pollard, per bushel ................... 0 2 0 Oats, per bushel ............... l2s. to 0 12 0 Corn, perbushel .................none 0 0 0 . Potatoes, per owt.............20s. to 1 6 4 Butter, per lb. ...................... O 1 0 Cheese, per lb ....................... 0 1 0 Bacon,per lb. ................... .is. O 1 0 Eggs, perdoz. ..................... O 2 0
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
THUfSDAY, SEPTEIBER P7. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Mr. Parkes obtained leave to introduce a bill to establlish M?snicipalties, and to make provisions for the inspection of hospitals and other institutions, aided from the public revenue--MIr. Eagar then proceeded to make his financial statement. Aft~er reviewing the financial position of the colony, from the close of tIhe year 1805, the hen. gentleman statcd that the surplus income on the 31st Decem ber, 1805, was £28,177 lils. 5d. On next Decem ber the estimated surplus would be £70,5840s. 10d., and on the following December would be £310,007 Os. 10d. The estimated revenue was £2,253,5383. With reference to the estimated expenditure, ihe would call attention to the fact of the proposed re duction of one-twelfth in official salaries. He alluded to the efforts made by the late Government to effect reduction, and in particular to one of the latest acts of their ofliciallife, which he strongly condemned, of applying to heads of departments f...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
LEGISLATIVE ASSacBRLY. The adjourned debate on the Public Schools Bill was resumed by MIr. Maclherson, who ob jected to the Bill, on account of the large powers it nave to the Colonial Secretary; the virtual an nihilation of the Denouminational system which its passage would achieve; and the virtual provisions for gratuitous education which it would afford. He moved that it be read a second time that day six months. The motion was negatived. Mr. Egan thought the voice of the people ought to be attended to, and that it was unfair to press on the matter now. Mr. Forlonge opposed the Bill as fraught with danger, as tending to deprive parents of the power of educating their children as they saw fit. The debate upon the motion of Mr. Campbell was adjourned for one week.
CROWN LANDS RESERVED FROM SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
CROVWN LANDS RESERVED FROM SALE. AnsTnACT of Crown Lands in the Murrumbidcee District and a portion of the Lachlan district which have been reserved from Sale until surveyed, for the preservation of W?atter Supply or other Public purposes, in accordance with the 4th Section of the Act 25 Victoria, No. 1. Locality, . Area. MURRUMBIDGEE DISTRICT. acres; Wagera Main' Cattle Camp, county of Buc cleugh, Kangaroo Ground, lying east of Tumnut River, about 4 miles and 15 chains north of town of Tumubt. Forms portion of the WoVagerabibily Run .. . .. ... 640. County of Bocclengh, on Tumut rivcr and its tributaries, about ten miles north and north-east frdm the town of Tumrit. Forms portion of the Bumboivlee Run :.. .. 2 acres. County of Bueeleugh, Tumnt River, 20 miles below town of Tumut. Forms portion of the Wagerabibily Run. .. .. .. 960 Table Top, county of Wynyard, about eight miles north-west from the town of Tumut. Forms portion of the Goocup Run ' ... 640 Long Waterhlole Gully, count...
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28. Mr. Buchanan moved that in the opinion of this House thie late enormous reserves were a violation of the true spirit of the Land Act, and that the Government should cancel them all forthwith, with the view of making such reserves as may be deemed necessary, not for the squatters, but for purpose of protecting the use of water for the general' publio. Mr. Wilson said the interests of the publie would suffer if the motion was adopted. The Government were proceeding in a deliberate way. MIr. Robertson did not consider any of the reserves had interfered with free selectors. After much discussion, recrimination, and taunting, be ween the present and the late Minister for Lands, and other hon. members, the House was counted out.
Sydney Jottings. Sydney, Oct., 1, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
[Frow ovu ows coniiiESPOsNDENT.) Sydney, Oct., 1, 18866. THEF Financial Statement made by the Colonial Treasurer on Thursday evening is the all-absorbing topic of conversation. It has been received with some considerable mistrust, as New Sodth V-leYs1 men have become so used to a deficit that the pro mise of a purse of £300,000 long at the end of 1887 is something almost, in their opinion, impossiblhe. However, such a promise as this was 'made by the worthy Treasurer on Thursday last, besides a small surplus of £28,000 for this year. He also spoke very cheeringly indeed of the facility hlie had met with in his borrowing operations from the Savings Bank and Mutual Provident Society, and was going open-mouthed into the detail of his proceedings when he abruptly stopped on arriving at the second loan from the Mutual Provident Society. About tile second loan, there are some strange rumours afloat, and, no doubt, some questions will be asked on the subject when the House again meets in C...
Dumut. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
Etttuut. [mnoM OUR CORESPObEDRT.] "PoRTNrrs and prodigies are grown so frequent ;that they hatve lost their name." Tumut forms an exception to other townships, inasmuch as that whilst other similar towns have a meagre allowance of intellect it has a redundancy. But then there are different degrees of intellect, after the samne manner as in the word sense. As, for instance, there is good sense, common sense, and noisence, and so with the word intellect. It is non-intellect which has such a superabundancy in this otherwise favored locality, which shows itself in so many ecdentric moods, and which is deeply to be deplored. You have seen that splendid pro duct of the ima"ination, conceived and brought forth by a school, or rather a trio, of these non intellectual worthies-" The Woman in Blalck,.&c. WVhat prodigous understanding I Costello's fines were paid by public subscription, so our local print has it. I have not seen the sub scription list, but it ought to lihe published in...
Parliamentary Summary. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1866. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 6 October 1866
j3atzitanentar~ ~.immar. TUESDAY, SEPTEMIBER 25, 1866. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. IN answer to questions, Ministers stated that it was not the intention of the Government to make any overtures to the Govermnents of nelghbouring colonies for devising any scheme for the Federation of the Australian Colonies ;-and that it was not thie intention of the Government to interefere with the principle of free seleetion, or to establish graz ing rights which wvould have thie effect of excluding large areas from the operation of that principle. Mr. Forster moved that a select committee be ap pointed to consider the cx'pediency of altering t?eo number of the members of the House, and correct ing certain anomalies in the representation, by the reconstruction or division of existing electoral dis tricts if required. Mr. Parkes said the Govern. ment had no objection to the appointment of the committee, which was likely to be productive of publio benefit. After some discussion upon the unequal distiibuti...