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MURRUMBIDGEE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
Mu?rnfproiBsEE DI.seRICTo. A Court of Appraisement was held at Tamat on Monday last, byl Mr. Conismissioner Lockhart, when the annualm rentals of the following runs in the Murrumbidgee District were fixed, with the concurrence of the lesees : Yanco, Block D, 65 square miles, Wilson Brothers, £135. Nap Nap, block A, 47a squar, miles, Kaye and Butchart, £99. Loorica, 35 square miles, Kaye and Butchart, £70. Nap Nap, block B, 79 square miles, Kaye and Butchart, £158. Fap Nap, blch C, 79.;8uiare miles, Kaye and Butchart, £158. ?, Stony Hills, 24 square miles, Elizabeth Vincent, £25, Triangle, 10 square miles, Robert Rand, £15. Coonargo, block A, 76 square miles, W. Campbell, £200. Eli Elwah, block A, 58 square miles, G. Fairbairn, £135. Appraisements made by J. S. Futtor, Esq., at Wagga Wagga, on Mlonday, October 15, 1866: Coolamin Holes, Booth and Holloway, 6400, new rent £10, old rent £31. Kittigora, Booth and Holloway, 19,200 acres, £20 ..£31. Kindra Creek, John Stinson, 15,360 acres...
APPRAISEMENT OF RUNS. LACHLAN DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
APPRAISEMENT OF RUNS. LAC~LA DsTRarcr. A counrt of Appraisement for those runs in the Lachlan District which had been assigned to John S. Futtor, Esq., was held at Rosette's Hotel, Booligal, on tile 1st and 2nd October. The Appraisers who had been appointed to act on behalf of tile Crown tenants were Messrs. W. A. Brodribb, C. W. Street, and Vesey Brown. Mr. T. B. Carne was appointed as umpire in every case, but the rents were all agreed upon by the ap. praisers themselves, and not a single case was re mitted to the umpire, who, however, to save the necessity for the evidence in cases in which evi dence was adduced being repeated, sat with the appraisers. Evidence was given in five cases, and the witnesses were examined on the part of the lessees by Mr. Robertaon, solicitor, of Deniliquin, who had been duly authorised to appear on their behalf. The rates fixed appeared to have given satisfaction, although they were not lower than it had been anticipated they would be. By Messrs. Fut...
Commercial. Friday, 6 p.m. WAGGA WAGGA RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
420 won lll cil A.. .... Friday, 0 p.m. WAGGA WACOA RETAIL PRICES CURRENT. 5 a. d. Flour, per ton (Fine) ................ 22 0 0 Seconds Flour, per ton ............... 20 0 Wheat, perbushel.........; ......7s. to 0 7 : Hay, perton .......................12 0 0 Bran per, bushel .................... O2 0 Pollard, per bushel .........,,...... 012 O Oats, per bushel ............. 12a. to 012 O Corn, perbushel .................none 0 0...O0 Potatoes, per cwt............ 20s; to "I 5 64 futter, perlb. .... ................ .. 0I 0 Cheese, per lb...................... O ! Blacon,perlb. ......a...".......... Is. O 1 . Eggs, per doz. ............ ........... 0 2
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
JIZ.eWi? of tlje ?tLek. THn weather in the neighbourhood of Young is reported by the.local print as most season able and satisfactory, and the coming season promises abundance.-A man named William Johnstone, cook on boardthe Pride of the M?rray steamer, some days ago, fell over board into the Murray, about twenty miles from Echuca, and was drowned.-A man named Henry Scott, a butcher by trade, has been arrested by the Sydney police for the murder in Sussex-street.-Mr. and MIrs. Case are performing at iMaitland, and Miss Edith Pa?mnereton is expected shortly in Wagga Wagga Wagga.-Arrowroot has been success fully grown, during the past year, in the Pa terson district, and manufactured by a Mlr. Thomas, of Vacy.-In the Singleton district, the wheat crops are looking splendid, and, with only a few solitary exceptions, they are scarcely affected by the rust -A shocking accident occurred the other day at Thalba, Dungog, whereby a boy named Edward Germon, aged 11 years, met a fearful death....
ACCEPTANCES FOR THE MELBOURNE CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
ACCEPTANCES FOR THE MELBOURNE CUP. Deception Sea Gull Mozart Barwon Midshimnan Shenandoah Tim Whiffler Falcon Miss Fisher Coventry Sultana Volunteer Play Boy Falcon (Sydney horse) Exile Barb Songster Warwick Viscount Don Dole Sparrowhawk Woodmnan Cowra Protection Tory Boy Lunatic Solitaire Minstrel Musidora Lady Heron. Glenyunille FEARFUL ACCIDENT.-A- inquest was held yes terday, before Win. Aldrich, Esq., coroner of this district (Dungog), at TI'halaba, touching the death of Edward Gernnon, aged 11 years, who, on the previous day, had been bucked from his horse, when a short distance from home, and, being bare footed and sticking in the stirrup leather, was dashed to pieces before being disengaged from his perilous position. WVhen recovered, life was ex tinct, and the body frightfully mutilated-a stake having penetrated fromn beneath the right cheek bone, into the base of tihe brain, having, probably, caused immediate dleath; but there were other in juries to the skull quite suffic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
E. HOLLINGDALE, PRACITZOAZ WATCH AND CLOCKMAKER, WORKING JEWELLER, &e, H'&VING removed to those newly-erected and Scommodious premises (the site of his old shop), . S1O, ?0 EG BT~ SP , hs?, next to'Toogood's Hotel, Sydniey, embraces the opportunity of returniug sincere thanks to his numerous customeras, resident in both town and country, for their patronage during the past six years, and desires to assure them- that his earnest study will be to merit a continuance of their support, by the punctual execution of all orders with which he may be favoured, by sup plying a genuine artoicle, and by first-class workmanship. . - - .E. H, has received by the last mail a splendid assortment of the best Gold and Silver Watches, Clocks, Jewellery, and Pli~t Wacre -6f- the newest designs. NOTICE. A LL peros indebted to the Estate of R. Scourfield it are respectfully requested to pay their Accounts forthwith. For thieTrusts( .. E. SHAW. DARLINGrTON POINT PU N. T. STOCKDIOVERS, Trav...
THE COMING ASSIZES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
THE COMING ASSIZES. NEXT week, for the second time, we shall welcome a Judge of the Supreme Court among us. The calendar is rather a heavy one, both as to the num ber and character of the oflences. It is a consola tion, however, to know that some of the worst cases are imported ones-not properly belonging to our own district. In the civil list, we believe, there are two libel cases, which will give an oppor tunity for opposing counsel to indulge in the usual platitudes about the sacred liberty of the press, on the one hand, and the danger of uncontrolled licentiousness on the other. If we might hazard the remark, we would venture to say that some Splain common-sense people do say that the learned gentlemen sometimes do appear to fight rather for victory than for truth. Of course, it is a scandld, but it inay admit of a question whether a limit might not at times be advantageously placed to the tedious cross-examination which amounts al enost to thebrow-boatingof witnesses, and wheth...
YASS QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
YASS QUARTER SESSIONS. Tirs Court was opened by his Honor Judge Franeis on Tuesday the 9th instant, and, on the 12th, the following sentences were pronounced: John Molloy alias Jack-in-boots, for robbing with arms, at Cooradigbee, twelve years' hard labour on the roads. Joseph Burford, sheep-stealing, at Moppity, ten years' hard labour on the roads. John Ready, highway robbery, at Pudman, five years' hard labour on the roads. John Riley, larceny, at Scrubby Flat, twelve months' imprisonment in Yass gaol. James Knox, stealing, near Yass, two months' imprisonment in Yass gaol. Henry Lee, stealing, near Yass, twelve months' imprisonment in Yass gaol. David Bennett, unlawfully wounding, at Gun. ning, twelve months in Yass gaol.
THE 'EMPIRE' ON SEPARATION. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
THE 'EMPIRE' ON SEPARATION. Tne facts accorded in the Registrar-General's Report for 1865, in relation to that part of the colony to -whicli the name "Riverina" has been given, and which were briefly noticed in the Empire of Wednesday last, are worthy of further consideration, in connection with the claims put forth by some ambitious individuals interested in that part of the colony, for its separation from New South Wales, and its erection into a new colony. On a comparison of the ratio of births to deaths in the several districts of the colony, it appears that while in Illawarra-or the sooth-eastern district, the births during the year 1865 were nearly five times as numerous as the deaths, the births in Riverina were only 376, that is, about half as many again as the deaths. The only place within the bounds of this vast district which exhibits anything like progressive colonisation is Wagga Wagga, where, the births were two and a half times as many as the deaths; or, in other word...
Police Court. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
iolite Tourt. SATURDAy, OronB.R 13, 1866. (Before the Police Magistrate, and J. S. Lavender, Esq., J.P.) USixo POFANE LANGUAOE.--James Walter Carnes was brought before the court, charged with unlaw fully usinrg profane and obscene language towards Mr. G. 'orsyth in a public place, near Wagga Wagga, on the 12th instant. Prisoner plessled bguity, and was fined £2; or, in default, tobe im prisoned in WaVgga VWagga gaol for one month. Not being possessed of the required sum, prisoner was sent to gool. TMoNDAY, OcrOBen 15, 1866. (Before the Police Magistrate.) Honse STEALIoo.-John Horan, alias John Wil liams, having been apprehended by the Gundagai police, and remanded to WVagga Wagga, was placed min the dock to answer the above charge. Thomas Ivory was sworn and deposed that he was a la bourer and used to know prisoner by the name of Jack Willams. Prisoner was boarding with him in the same house, in Wagga Wagga. The roan horse outside the court, brainded RW on near shoul HC der, was com...
Sydney Jottings. Sydney, Oct. 15, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
SyCbirtaC $ottings. Fnot ovn owN connOESPONDRNT.) Sydney, Oct. 15, 186G. GREEN versus Hickey came off on the Parramatta River on Saturday afternoon, in the presence of a tremendious crowd of people, on board some seven or eight large steamers, all of which drew away from the circular Quay, abouthalf-past two o'clock, over-crowded with their living freight. It was some time after the arrival of these steamers on the ground before the combatants put in an appear ance, but when they did they were both hi very fine form. From the start Green took the lead, and kept it throughout the race. But the race, if such I am entitled to call it, was an unmitigated ell ; in fact, Hickey never tried to win it, and, as he stepped on board the steamer, when the race was over, he was loudly hissed, so evident had been this unmanly sell on his part. While, how ever, the race was nominally won by old Dick Green, Hickey still holds the championship, and could beat Green out and out whenever hlie likes to...
Colonial Summary. THE BANK SCREW. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
E1olonial. untttumatr . THE BANK SCREW. [FROM THE MBLBOURNE SPEOTATOn.J VeoTonsA has good cause to rejoice that the commercial tornado which has devastated England has not reached to this part of the world. No bank here has stopped payment; no solvent firm has been forced to suspend: there has been no panic such as that which raged in London in May last; nor has there evee been anything which could be termed a crisis. Still, the past six weeks have been a (Me of commercial depression and monetary ficnulty unparalleled, we believe, in the story of the colony. To describe the alady of the trading community accurately would require an adoption to the nomenclature of finance. "Tightness" does not express it, for that has been a chronic complaint for many years past, and that term has always been understood as descriptive of that neces sary caution which from time to time bankers and merchants are bound .to exercise, in order to protect themselves against doing business not merely unprof...
Local Intelligence. THE ASSIZES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
ILocal tttelligenc . THE ASSIZES. THiE second Wagga Wagga Circuit Court will open on Monday morning next at 10 o'clock, under the presidency of Mr. Justice Hargrave. The busi nass at Goulburn was not quite concluded on Sat urday night, one civil case then remaining still unheard, but as his Honor the Judge was obliged to 'set out for Wagga Wagga on Monday, tile Court was adjourned until November, when this case will be disposed of upon his return. The Solicitor-General prosecuted for the Crown at Goulburn, and Mr. Dalley also attended the Court, but both of these gentlemen have returned to Syd ney, and the only barristers expected here are Mr. Forbes, who will act as Crown Prosecutor, and Mr. Blake; Mr. G. M. Stephen is also expected. Mr. Justice Hargrave arrived in town yesterday. The criminal callendar is a heavy one ; but, upon the civil side only two cases are set down for trial. The business, it is anticipated, will scarcely be concluded within the week. The following is the li...
Correspondence. IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (To the Editor of the Express.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
4Orresponfb lte e. IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (To thle Editor of thle Expres.) Sm,-I am a small stockowner, living in the neighbourhood of Narandera, and for the last seven or eight weeks I have not seen any advertisements in your journal (to which I am a subscriber) having reference to stock impounded in the public pond at the abovenamed town. I should like to know the cause of your discontinuing inserting them, as it is rather hard for apoor man to lose his property when there is an easymnethod of securing it. For instance, a friend of jaine, not long since, lost a valuable cow, and it appears that she had been impounded, and subsequently sold. Now, if the poundkeeper had advertised this animal as being impounded, as he should have done, the originl owner vould have regained his property. The only notice residents here have of impounded stock, unless, indeed, they subscribe to the Government Gazette, in which, I believe, the poundkeeper is compelled to advertise alist of stock impounded,...
PARIS. (Written expressly for the Wagga Wagga Express.) PARIS, 26th August, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
PARIS. (Wiri?en expn'eslfor. the Wagga Wagga Expre s.) Paa-S, 20th August, 1866. _Ioni I wrote you last, we have had much anxiety to go through; hut "all's well that ends 'well." There has been a great deial of scribbling, a great deal of travelling, beck wards and forwards, on the part of Cabinet couriers. The long and short of the matter isa that peace has returned, and all appear pleased' that the war has been brought to so speedy a termination; it is,. however, true ihit the storm which has crossed Europe is still rumbllihg in the distance; but let us iope that in a short time the political hori oun will be perfectly serne. The Emperor, about ten days ago, suddenly returned from V~ichy. without having carried out his pro grammne of oath-taking, and water-drinking. A' Cabinet ,. uncil was held on the day of hia: arrival ifrom Vichy, and it was oven an. nounced that Italy was getting restive, and refused to sign the armistice. 1 he Moniteur, according to custom, remained mum; but ...
GOULBURN CIRCUIT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
GOULBURN CIRCUIT COURT. THo October sittings of this.court comminenced on Wedneosday; the 11th instant, presided over-hby Mr. Justice Hardgrave : John Kelly pleaded not guilty to a charge of robbery and woundling in company with another person unknown, on the 19th March last, at Bur rowna River. Verdicd--not guilty; discharged. James Reynolds and Charles Reynolds were ar raigned for stealing a cow at Meglow Creek, on the 3rd of August last. Charles Reynolds pleaded guilty, and was sentenced td five years hard labour ontlhe roads. James Reyliolds, father of thelast named prisoner, was convicted of receivinlg the cow stolen by the son, and sentenced tosevenyears' hard labour on the roads. Patrick Giady, convieted of horsc-ste.tling, but recommended to mercy on account of his youth, was sentenced to five years hard labour on the roads. Henry Fenton, counvicted of horse.stealing, and who had already served a sentence for illegally osing, was condemned to five years hard labour on the ro...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DESPATCH FROM WAGGA WAGGA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
AltiUIVAL aNo DhSPAT(li ,o MAzIL.? Drs5PArOi Pato0 WAOOA WAGGA. To 'rarcutta. Sydney and Mllbournc.-oFvery day at 4 p.m., Thursday excepted Urana and Deniliquin.- Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. Narandara and Hay.-Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m Juned and Murrumburrah.-Monday and Wednesday 6 a.m. AnBIve AT WAGGA WAOOA. From Tarcutta.-Every day at 0 a.m., Wednesday excepted. Urana and Deniliquin. - Sunday and Wednesday, 3 p.m. N?nrandnra and HTIay.-Sunday and Wednesday, 3 p.m. Junee and Murrumburrah.-8unday and Thursday, 0 p.m. Letters &c. (excepting for Junul, acquire to be I obted half an hour before the a .ified tCee of des '| ih of the mails, or upon affiuing a sixpenny stamp up to a quarter of an hour previous. Letters &c., for Junce require to be posted by half past nine on the . evuning previous to despatch. The t iglieh mail's date of arrival is the 16th of e?anch a orth. The out-going mail from Sydney is fixed ,n the 24th of each month.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
. WAGGA WAGGA ..... · : IiBriu . ;itectory. Elic 1tiiaga itaQgga 49xress Asn f4ENERAI. PRINTING OFFICE, TN every variety and style, with the utmost des ?J. patch. " " . . . Hiandbills, Business Announcements, Merchants', Auctioneers,' and Tradesmen'a Business Circulars, Cards, and Bill Headings, uneatly dispinyed. Pamphlets, Club Articles, and Socie.y Reports, iorrectly and neatly executed. Every. other description of Letter-press printing xecuted in a superior style. The following forms alwaysa on hand, for sale, .viz : JlIST1RICT COURT 'LrIIr :".NOTICE OF SIT-O?F NOTICE OF SPCOIAL DEFJN.B. .FFIDA1 VIT of Service of SUMAIMOi. AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCIK BANK. [NTEREST allowed on fixed deposits at cdurrent Srates. :Drafts icted on all the Branches and Agencies in New South Wales, Queensland, Victorisi, Adelaide, Tasmania, andl New Zealanl, also on Eng land, Ireland,.and Scotland. W. A. COTTEE, Manager. Waggti Wagga, 13th September, 1864. BANK OF FITZMAURICE & KINCAID STREETS. Dr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
NOTICO[ TO GJTIHOLICS. J' ASS will be colubrated (tomorrow) Sunday 21t. WOOL. TO THE SETTLERS OF THE RIVERINA DISTRIOT. WXTE beg respectfully to advise you that tbohe foliow. v ing agencies of our Wool Warehouses are now in operation in your district, and any consignments with which you may favor us during the ensuing season, shall meet with our carqful attention. Our Agents have instructions to use their most strenuous endeavours to meet your requirements, and you may rely on their promptly forwarding your Wool or utation supplies. INSURANCES can be effected under our open policy at lowest rates by communicating with our Agents, or direct to ourselves. OUR WARlEIOUSES have been considerably im proved and cannot be surpassed for Storing Wool and showing same to the best advantage. Hoping to be favored with a share of public patro nage and support and assuring you of our best endea vous to merit We remain, Your obedient Servants, it. GOLDSUBROUGiL & CO., Wool Brokers, Stock a...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser — 20 October 1866
EOTICE. 'JO CORRESPONDENIS. As u.e n:munications for insertion in this journal must lhe addressed to tho Editor, and be aecompanied by the real name and address of the writer, not nccessnrily for publicntion, but as a guarantee of good feith. Correepondence muet be kept within rcasonable limits, and under no consideration will anything of a merely personal or scurrilous nature find insertion. In the case of rrjecttd comnsuni cations, the Editor cannot undertake the return of the mnanuscript.