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LOCAL LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 27 December 1878
LOCAL LAND BOARD. The Local Land Board, condistingolfMeasrs ( G.--RWatson;Actin4-District bnrveyor (chair- t man) and H. Taverner, J.P., sat at the Court House on Wednesday last, 18th December, when the following appli'ations were dealt with:- - James Taylor, 320a, Boort, forfeited block \ of Juhn Neeson. Recommended. Isabella i. Diston, 32'a, Boort,-between M'Donald and Walker. Recommended. George Proctor, 320a, Boort. adjoining Huckford's block. Becommended,subject to a piece to be excised. Elizabeth J. Roseholer. 60a, Boort, east of Golden' and west of Dwyet's blocks. Post poned. James Plillips, 3 Oa, Boort, east and ad joinii g - lizabeth Warren. Recommended. SLetitia V. Grant, 320a, Booit,southof A. B. Grant's block. Becommended. John Kennedy, G15a, Boort, west and adjoining John 3l'Donald. Recommended John 'l'Dunald. 200a, loot t. soulth of Sutton and :at of Brown. i ecommended. SMichael Murnanc. 200a, Boort, forfeited block of Benjamin Smith. Refused Sarah Proctor, 200a, Boor...
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
AGRI;ULT UURAL NOTES; 'thec?iotiimu.d dry.Ire-ather is .cing' Ver .erlyirrl~ iri mst oparts:of- the Cl i4l fi res. ,ha.eti.gaili .liru etn out in V ilr! i i Ois; it,.a well as in some na m luocaliticu, and owing to the albun f'giarswhich has beconmeperfectlydry,fi are i entertained that unless the drongi ireal(s:up soon. serious loses- will be ai?neifrom this naus-. Ploughing isa ug pirrand' uuider great difficulty owi ' o.the hardines of the land, and rain nuchrrequired forrich kinds of crops ,re stilli unhar.ested. The potatoes nauy districts are much iri'ieed of rain,ana the grapes, where:'the'vintage has not al? ready begun, would be greatly benefitedbt oinm heavy sliovwers. In a few cases th' vintaguo lias 'coiinuiiinced at Albury, but. Ire are aro niarly viie3irds in the locality. which would yet receive benefit while iia the Ararat anid othervinegrowing districti atmoderate rainFall wouild have a beneficial: efflet 'in feeding "the grape during thei ipening ueriod.--?J . I Si...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
'?l'h Oriental Minuig Cqllpany, Staye has,so the Lleasant Creek News is informed, been served with a writ, claiming £1000 datlages, ir1 thp oase of one of the work men injured by an an cident that ocurred at the claim some months ago. Tho will of the late lion.. J. T. Smith was proved in the EquityCourt on tho Grb, The estate was sworn at £42,500. -
THE KELLY OF WILLOW BAN TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
THE KELLY OF WILLOW BAN, To TnE EDITOR OF TuHE KERso TIMEI. : Sx-After much labor Pro Bo,. Publico and I have obtained an ans.i from .Cr. Kelly as to why he vote for making Kermng a special licen: ing district. But what scurrilit have we not suffered at Kelly's hana before this: man would reply? He dubs .us lunatics, cowardly, crawling reptiles, liars, and what not. These names coming from the quarter they do, hurt us not, but tend to cause mirth to your readers, who, knowing both sides, estimate these titles at their proper value. With many thanks to •Kelly for. at length answering Pro Bono Publico, and for the vital interest he has taken in my future welfare by providing. me a companion in Tonm I'Pepper. I am, &c, W. CAuRRUTHERS.
AN OPPORTUNE ARREST. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
AN OPPORTUNE ARREST. As the steamship Otway was about leav? ing thie Sandridge Pier on Sattiuday: at noon, Detectives Duncan,: Mahoney and O'Donnell observed a woman. named Ca therine Smith, thirty-five. years of sage, whom.they.auspected of being a pickpocket on account of her living with a notoriously bad character.' She was pressing against several ladies who llwere passengers by the ship. The detectives asked . the r ladies whether they missed anything'out of their pockets, but all they said was that they had felt the '.woman pressing, against their pockets; however, they did. not wish to have her arrested, as: they were unable to stay in -Melbourne to give evidence." On one of the detectives asking Smith whether she .was a passenger by the. ship, she re plied in the negative. He then told her she should go ashore as she had no business there, but she refused to leave the 'vessel. The captain's attention was then called to the woman's presence, and he ordered her to go ashore, w...
SHIRE SEVERANCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
SHIRE8 1 SEVERANC.' To Tu' EDITOR Or THE kIEa s TIEs?. S?a,-If making public allusion tc inconsistent conduct on the part of a publio man " without first codisil-ti?_ nim or seeking an explanation," be an act of discourtesy or a breach of eti quette, permit me to apologise through. e same medium in which the offence was oommitted. I. am. notsuirprised that Mr Langdon replied to the charge, but it is a surprise to me that a gentle man of his intelligence should resort to a mere subterfuge to justify himself. He states "that it was as a member of a deputation of the Swan Hill Shire Council" that he " appeared before the Minister of Public Works, &c." Has Mr Langdon, then, one set of opinions as'a ratepayer, and another as a coun cillor? For what purpose was the deoutation appointed? If the TIaXES report of the Council meeting was correct, it was to oppose severance. Did Mr Langdon approve of the action of the Council? He either did or did ot. If he did, then he broke faith ith...
TERRIC[?]ERRICK. March 11, 1879. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
- TERRI ERRIC. frno' ovse .e5PsetNar. 1 IF your readerh 11, 1879. that innumerable Iay section of habitants of the gn of the in interest in my ha odtioent they will perhaps vrodtions, dering what the-,ali e i" won writing for so long 't ie from have to offer the old e 1 ell I •. hnveh ad nothing of interest tom I hav ad even at the present aboSt, and better off. am little The most notable fei ? life, as is doubtless the c.o ou is the scarcity of water.? t You, Coleridge's " Anoient Ma Y is- there "Water wanted everywl For all the dams are d Water wanted everyw Around on every side. In fact, some of the selecto their cattle to paddocks oent twelve miles away, near Kowr Swamp, to give the pooe chance of surviving.: We 'im forgotten what rain is like, i a time since we had any wor l name. Last Monday and T the skies looked threatening, but were drifted away to some mo u locality. All things are looking ver and threatening, except t ie Money also is the only article is " tight," our poo...
MR M. BURNETT AT ECHUCA. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
-MR MI.- BURNETT AT ECUCA. i ----o - AMr Burnett, who abouta fortnight ago commenced a five weeks' mission at Echuca, in tile cause of religion and temperance, has thus far.iroied most suicessful in his labors. On Thursday' week, a social tea meeting was given in order to give this worthy reformer a public' welcome to llchuca. There were fully 300 present, and Mr Burnett was received with the greatest enthusiasm. 'The ministers and lay representatives of all denominations, as well as the various temperance bodies, held out to him the hand of friendship, and most heartily congratulated him upon thel wondrous success of his great mission,. wherever he has been. o On Saturday last .Mr Burnett held the first Working men's meeting in the Temlperauce Hall. The building was crowded, and the Mayor of the town preside . Addresses of welcome were presented to the great reformer by the Rechabities, the Sons and Daughters of Temperance, &e., together with the kindliest greetinga from th...
MYSIA, WYCHITELLA AND BOORT DISTRICTS. March 5th, 1879. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
S)YSIA, WYOHITELuLA AND : BOORT DISTRICTS. (FROM OUR oWNO COInESPONDENT.)' Maich 5th, 1879.' The long continued drought in these districts, which implies a great scarcit?. of water, is at the present time it1 . cause of much anlxiety amongstt' farmers.'The only available water present in the district of Bbort is. lake which is rapidly drying up, so,; if rain does not shortly come, the rlt will be most disastrous to the farfirs It is a trite saying that '" trouble ver comes alone." The harvest juaast eer eenan thd coun and case of many of the new Pctors. Scores of selectors in the disti above named, have not, this harv, taken much more than their seeoff the ground. The ,banks at pre.t do not tare to lend on leaseholds. attle are all but valueless in the 'met. The price of price is ot ,emunera tire, and, altogether,-farr? matters look dismal enough. Stillb majority of the selectors are deter ed to hold their selections, averring they do, that the land in qual for wheat growing purpose...
ARRIVAL OF THE S.S. SYRIA LATER ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
ARRIVAL OF THE S.S. SYRIA' LATER ENGLISII NEWS.. Trhe sten? ship Syria, of the' Colonial Line, bntered Hobson's Bay at four o'clock yesterday afternoon,with English filesto the 24th of January,: seven days' later. than those brought by the Suez mail: The Syria left London onii11tJanuary, but obtained her late papers' trough having opportunely fallen in with the China-mail in the Suez Canal. The folloling extracts are from inthe Home News:- " -lLoxwox, Jan. 24. The Grand Diuke of Hesse andi his children arrived at Osborno. on tlhe.21st January. . Some of the Berlin newspapers make the statenment that the Queen of England pro-. poses visiting Germany in the spring. The news has not been :thus far olhicially con firmed, but it is believed here to be cor rect. The honorary degree of L.L.D. has been conferred on Lord Dufferin and the Earl of Rosse, by the Senate of Trinity College, Dublin. The King of Portugal has addressed an autograph letter to King Alphouso, propos-. ing an interview ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
NO"T:ICES'. ONE.POUND BEWVARD/ r OST or STOLEN from the Bink of Vie toria, Kerang, a' WYhite GREYHOUND 3ITCH, brown patch side of face -answer to .he name-of "Fly." Above reward will be said on delivery, any person detaining her sfter this notice will be prosecuted. - 732 " H. FRANCIS. TRAYED into my Paddock, Spotted Red 4 and White lteer, (l off rump. a Red Steer, while face, no brand visible. Will be sold in amonth; if not claimed and (expenses paid. A THOMAS DUFFY, Selectirs' Rest Iotel. i71 Hayanmni. SARACENS' HEAD HOTEL, .BOURKE STREET, WE T, h few doors from the Post Ctlice, Mclbourne CHA IRLEIS BENNEfT, ].-AVING added 24 Bedrooms to his well. ' . know i Hotel, wou!d respectfully invite all his old friends to give him a call at any time they visit the Mietropolis. Ample and good accommodation and comfort, sit reason ,able rates, Baths and all convenience for Tamilies, 659 PARIS EXHIBITION 1878, rHE ONLY GRAND PRIZE (A Much 1. Higher A ard than the Gold Medal) has been awarded ...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
.GOVERNfEN2' G.4ZEIT1E. A list is #.blished of licensees and lessees in arrear since October 1878. -1A sale of Crown lands will be held at Kerang on the 2nd April next. Applications under the Land Act not granted ;-J. Ionergan, 319a, Murrabit (open for'selection on the 21st inat, at 9 a.m.); J: Parker, 320a, Murrabit. Applications for licenses approved, under section 47:-S. Fizzell, rural store, 2a 3r 6p, Murrabit; S. W. Taylor and N. Tucker, brick-making, 3a, Kerang; P. Condely, rural store, 2a Or '13p, Meer .ing; Mary; Leonard, punt house, la, Murrabit; J. A M'Donald, slaughter yards, 3a, Leaghur; W. Anderson, brick mnakiig, 3a, CastleDonnington;'J. Wait, ing, business site, 2a 3r 16p, Murrabit; T. Roach, rural store, 3r 34p, Bael Bael; J. H.: House, smithy, 21, Xerang; Mar garet Burns, rural store, la, Turrum berry North; W. Thomas, rural store, la, Cohuna; H. A. W. Luelf, rural store and inn, 3a, Terrick Terrick East. Applications for. leases approved: P. M'Mahon, 319a, Yarrawal...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
L priesent there are 690 prisoners at l'entridego-the. greatest number that has been therm forthe i.last eigh lt'eatrs. It is rumourel tliat the Jil a leftorne:torywlill be renioi'el beore lon,. In. anticipation of sni : chainge eing mnude, 3Mr )aidwin, suppnritcndent bf the sBallarat Lunitio 4sylum, has been inspecting the Suinbury buildings, and will report :to'. tl? Governi . meat ;it they rae suitible fora:a a sylipy, 'nd .if so all the lptient"will be transferred. there, and the Refonr~ ty -L-byas will be sent to liallrat. Ai"rus
DEATH OF MR S. S. RITCHIE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
IJESATH OF MIL S. S. UITOUWl1. An awfully stdden and melancholy death occurred at MaribyrnonR on Satur day morning last. AMr S. S. Iitchio, the manager of the Australian Meat I'reserving fiompauy's works, was p1reparing to escort his fauiily to the races at Flemington, when lie was seized with a sudden attack of giddi ness, and just managed to get inside when ieeoxpired. The deceased gentleman was ,uirersally respected throughont tlhedistricl for his integrity and personal worth. He was for many years connected with the 4iraybrookl Shire Oouncil, and as a justice f the peku won the esteem of all who cam.'?fore hint for his clear judgment and impartial manner. On Tuesday week-he acted as returning- officer for the election at Footseray, and although, in delibate' health appeared to be in better spirits than he had been:fir some time previously, and lie so conducted the business of the day as to call fortli the highest encomiums from both sides. He had suffered for a consider able tim...
CROWN LAND[?] [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
A -sale of Crown. lands was held at the Couit-house on Friday, conducted by Mr G R Watson. The following lots awre offered: Parish of Yarrawilla, countyorfGunbower, 19th section block of M'argaret Mlliljuinny. Upset price £1 2s p r acre:; chlarge for sur vey, £16. Lot -l, area 31Sa. 3r. p., allot. iS., sec. E and 22, sec. C; valuation, £3845. SMargaret Mu'quinny. upset Parish of Kerang;: county of Gunbower. The site formerly held by B. Crellin, on the Pyramid Creek. Upset pzice, £1 As per acre; charge for survey. £1. Lot78, area 2a., allot. 240, sec B. T Edwards, upset. . "Parish of Loddon, county of Gunbow\er. 19th section block of Caleb Anderson.. UpSet price, £t 1s. per acre; charge fornrvey,.£l16. Lot 4, area 31:Sa. Sr. 19p., allot. 22,'sec. B; valuation, £385. Withdrawn Parish of Dartagook, county of 'lbtchera, adjoining Mr Peter ICarrigan s L1tlieectfion block. : Upset price, £1 per acre; chaije for survey, £1. Lot 5,area S9 Sr. 36p, u.lot.l1, ?lce E. Atkinson and Co, upset.
CANARY ISLAND. March 11, 1879. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
CANARY. ISLAND. (FROl' A CORRISPONDENT.) S ?Tarch 11, 1870. I Tas told last weak' that the for mation of 'our "new shire- i' settled: The talk now is, who are to be the first .ouncillors. The secretary aiid rate collector are already spoken of. Everything is extreiiely dry here now, and the river is getting fvery low. Ploughing is being pushed forward as much as possible, ready for rains when they set in. A new school is much wanted here. The land is mostly settled on now by men with large families. ' The' children are growing up wild and ign rant, which is a sad state of things inrt this advanced period. We were prao mised a school building more than: twelve months ago, and told'to wait alittle, as the department had no funds.
POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
POLITICAL.-We learn from a reliable I source that Mr Wnm. Snook, of Kangaroo Flat, will contest the Mandurang con stituency at the next general election. TENDERs.--The East Loddon Shire Council invite tenders elsewhere for various works, to be in by the 20th inst. AucTIoN SALE.-Mr A. C. Bayly will hold his usual weekly .sale at the yards to-morrow; see advertisement. POUNDKEEPER.-The Swan Hill Shire Council invite applications elsewhere for the office of poundkeeper to the Terricks pound. WNATIIER.-During the past week the weather has been very warm. On Monday we were hoping to be visited with a thunderstorm, but were doomed to disappointment. The thermometer on Tuesday and Wediesday registered 100 0 in the shade. On Wednesday eveving the elements became very black, showing signs of a change; a little rain fell, but not enough to do any good. Early yesterday morning rain began to fall again, which gave signs of lasting all day, but only a shower fell, and all passed away to eastward...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
I'll e lMinister oC Linde has definitely de cidel ua?n introducing a new Rahit Ex- . termination Bilal iiamediately, after ,tlicsf opening of the.next session of Parliament, The basis "of' the--bill will be somewhat 9 similar' to that of the bill introduced Idst" session, namely, a provision offering so o; cupants of. land a subsidy for destroying. the irabbits upon. Crown lands, and cons pelling :them to destroy the;rabbits on their. own lands;' failing which "thb locdal bodies willliave power to direct officers to go upon these lands and destroy these rabbits at the occupantsaexpense. VTarious; ~lteratioi s will: be made in the'detsils Bf the bill, as compared withtliat of mai? sea sion hIut the ,most ,imipori. utdifference will be .in the regulations'affecting squat t'rs iholdings; :which the Cabinet bhave;lot yet definitely decided aipoln.-Telegyraph.; * One of the most important items of in teligence contained in our European tele grams is tlie 'acq?uisitidiif tHlio islaInd of ...
BRUTAL ASSAULT ON A WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 14 March 1879
BIRUTATL ASSAUJL' UN A WIFE. On the nigh.t of Thursday week, a brutal assault was cmuiniitted by a man.nasned John Dutton, residing at Barry place, Emerald l1ill, the unfortunate victim being his wife. It appears that the unu,, who. is a uotoriouslylviolent character, went home, and being disploei ed at something, com menced to abuse his rife. \ot biiiig coin tent with using' his toigue, the felloiw armed himself with "an iron saucepaii with which lie struck-the.womins soeveral heavy blows on the head and body,whieh¥re::dered her partially insensible, The coisardly'. fellowy then obtained a broomilandle, and: beat her iq a mniost unmerciful manner. :The screams of the poor woman attracted the attention of some neighbours, who in formed the police of the. disturbance, On :i doistable entering the house, he fiunid the woman lying on the floor, saturated in blood, and almost dead. HIIer cowardly assailant was at once secured and coirveyed to the local lock-up. qa O cxanmining the woman...