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A LITERARY CURIOSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 23 June 1869
A LITERARY CURIOSITY. AMONGST several other similar productions on the samo subject, wc have received the following, which really doserves publication. If tlio writer's. " most novel essay of twenty-five pages is only half as funny as his letter, the duty of tlio judges will bo a very easy one in liis ease : " The Proprietors of tha Wdyga Wagg® Advcrtim!)'. " Gentlemen,-In the Sydney Mail of January 7, 1SG9, under the head of ' Chronicle of Occurrences, 1868,' I find the following :-' December 2-The Proprietors ^ of the \Vaijija Wwjga Atfvcrtiner offer a prize""' of 100 guineas for the best original Essay on tlio Future Land Policy of Now South Wales.' " In raferonco to the above, I beg to ask whether you have ever made such an offer,.??/-' and if so, whether that oflfor has been re sponded to ? "I have written a pamphlet on what I con sider ought to be tlio Land Policy of the Colony, together with an outline of a Now Constitution, to enable that and many other desirable changes to ...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. Herald Office, Tuesday, 9 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 23 June 1869
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLTQENOE. SYDNEY. ' Herald Oflico, Tuesday, 9 p.m. A GREAT fire lias occurred at Greymoutb, New Zealand. Throe banlcs, and other buildings wore destoyed. Tho losses are estimated at £60,000. The Galatoa proceeded direct to Japan. The light-house keeper's son fell over tlie South Head cliff yesterday. Constable Ferris shot himself at Penrith The full court have decided that Captain HovolPs conviction is good, upon the first point raised ., several other points will bo argued to-morrow. Messrs. Vale and Lacy and Messrs. Russel and Co. are the successful ten derers for tho railway rolling stock. The Tichborne commission com menced its sittings yesterday. THE WEATHER.-Tlic sharp.frosts of the last few weeks have been suecceded by a heavy fall of rain. The rain commenced on Sunday, and continued with little intermission until yesterday evening when after some heavy showers it clcarcd up, with every prospect of another sharp frost. THE MECHANICS' INSTITUTE.--The first of a...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DEPATCH FROM WAGGA WAGGA: [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 23 June 1869
?ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OP MAILS. 'DKSPATCII FROM Vr'AGGA. WAG OA : To Tarcutta. Sydney ami Melbourne.-Every day, at 1 p.m., Friday excepted. .'To Tirana iuitlDoniliijuiii.-Sunday, Wednes day, Thursday, and Saturday, at 1.30 p.m. To Narandara and Hay,-Sunday and Wednesday, at 2 p.m. To Jtmee and Miirruniburrah.-Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 5.30 a.m. AllKIVK AT AV.VGCA WAOGA : From Tarcutta.-Every day-at 12.30 p.m., Tuesday excepted. Urana and Deuiliquin.-Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 11.30 a.m. Narandera aiul Hay.-Sunday and Wednes day, S a.m. Junee and Murrumbnrrali.-Monday; Wed nesday and Saturday, 6.30 p.m. Letters intended for .Tuiiee, must be posted before half-past 9 on the evening preceding the departure of the mail, and for all other places half-au-hour previous to the spocified time of departure. (fs- On Sundays, the Post Office is opened for mail-delivery between 2 and 3 p.m.
JOHN GEO. DOUGHARTY'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 23 June 1869
Jons GEO. DOCGHARTY'S REPORT. FAT CATTLE.--1135 .was tbe supply for the week, which were so; distributed as to allow of the whole being disposed of to day. The market opened dull, and the trade bid with extreme cautiou, so that the first few lots were sold at under last week's rates slightly. As sales progressed, the trade warmed up ; prices rose consider ablyyfmd towards the end, good ox beef was fully 30s per lOOlbs. Most of the cattle to hand were frtnn^Gipps Land, and were very good throughout, as were the FF's. Best bullocks made 10? to 14/ ; middling _do., 81 to 01 15s; light and in ferior 5? "to. 71 lQs. My sales were as .under :-70, Mr. James Butcliart, 9? 10s ; ;20, Mr. Nelson, Hayfield, to 13/ f>a, aver age, 11? 17s; 35, Mr. Turubull,-7? 9s; 20!), Mi\ Shadforth, .71 3s ; 7, Mr. ?Charles Barber, 12? to 132 7s 6d ; 12, Mr. Hayes; 5, Mr. Startup, to 10? 5s; 5, Mr. Jenlcins, to 5? 5s. The' following were the other averages :-Robertsons, G'olac, bul locks 10?, cows S?; Pears...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
AD VERTISEMENTS. BRIDGE HOTEL, SOUTH GUNDAGAI. THE LEASE, GOODWILL, & LICENSE of tlio above well situated Hotel is now" for SALE by Privato Contract upon favour able terms. Immcdiato possession can bo given, with or without tho Furniture. *?* For terms and all furtlior partinjilars,;-: apply to ? Mr. MICHAEL DOYLE, Senior, South Guiulngai, ' ? JUST ARRIVED, AT GEOKGE FORSYTH & CO.'S, 1 BALE OF SCARLET FLANNELS. DBAPEBT! I! GEO. FORSYTH & CO. JJAVE GREAT PLEASURE IN INFORMING THE PUBLIC THAT,' HAVING RECEIVED WITHIN THE LAST WEEK OVlfe OISTE HUNDEE13 CASES Their STOCK is now FULLY SUPPLIED with EVERY REQUISITE for tlio PRESENT SEASON. TJBIE 35TE-W" &lt; OO^Sia-3ST^[E31srT ' COMPRISES LADIES' SHAWLS, MANTLES, JACKETS, ; DRESSES, IIATS, UNDERCLOTHINGS, &c., &e. , Q-EnsrarL.i3M:Eisr'S CLOTHING, Of English and Colonial manufacture, HATS, CRIMEAN SHIRTS,^c., &e. LADIES', GENTLEMEN'S, AND CHILDREN'S COLONIAL AM> ENGLISH BOOTS AND S...
RITUALISM IN ENGLAND. — "THE WAY OF THE CROSS" IN ST. GEORGE'S-IN-THE-EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
RITUALISM IN ENGLAND. - "THE WAV OF THE CROSS" IN ST. GEORGE'S-IN-THE-EA ST. On Friday afternoon a proceeding1 which, it may bo safely said, has had few parallels in English history, was witnessed in St. Georgo's-in-the-East. It had been announced during tho week that on Good Friday there would bo a series of services in tho church, and that in the afternoon there would bo a procession of " Tho Way of tho Cross" through the parish, with lita nies, hymns, and short addresses. At four o'clock, however, tho church being tolerably full, tho llov. 0. F. Lowder, tho incumbent, who was in a plain cassock and accompanied by Mr. Stat hatn, his curate, and another clergy man, entered, and kneeling bof'oro a largo cross draped in black which stood on tho high altar, said one or two short prayors. Tho clergy and congrega tion thon proceeded to tho courtyard of the church, a largo crowd having meanwhile gathered outside tho gates. Mr. Lowder having invited as many as choso to come in, delivered ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
WEEKLY OA LEU D Alt. .YEAR-1SG9. Sun RISKS SUN SF.TB. ? DAY. MONTH. Saturday June - 20 , Sunday .. ,,? '27 1 Monday . " 28, Tuesday 29 Wednesday.' !S0 Thursday July ' 1, Friday .. " 2 II. M. 7 7 7 7 7,8' y - 8L 7 8 N.7 8 .-7 8 H. M. . 4 ,67 4 f.7 MOON'S PHASELast (Jharter, July, 2, 10B0 a.m.
A CHINESE DWARF. (Ibid.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
A CHINESE DWARF. flbitl. J Tue Cliinose have boon beforoll and with us in all our inventions-printing1, artillery, aerostation, chloroform. Only tho discovery, which in Europe at once takes life and birth, and becomes a prodigy and a wonder, remains a chry salis in China, aud is preserved in a death-like state. China is a museum of embryos. Since wo are in China, let us remain thore a moment to observe.,ft pecu liarity. In China,- from time, imme morial, they have, preserved a certain refinement of industry and art. It is tlio art of moulding a living man. Thoy take a child, two or three years old, put him in a porcelain vase, more or less grotesque, which is made with out top or bottom to allow egress, for tho head aud feet. During the day the vaso is set upright, and at night is laid down to allow tho child to sleep. . Thus the child thickens without grow ing taller, filling up with his com pressed flesh aud distorted bonos tho reliefs in tho vaso. This development in a bottlo con...
HUMAN PLAYTHINGS. (From Victor Hugo's "Par Ordre du Roi.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
HUMAN PLAYTHINGS. (From Victor IIago1 s "Par Ordrcdn Ro'u) A CHILD destined to bo a plaything for mon-such a thing has oxislo.l ; snch. a thing exists even now. In simple and savage times such a thing consti tuted an especial ti'ade. The . 17th century, called the groat century, was of these times. It was a century very Byzantine in tone. It combined cor rupt simplicity with delicate ferocity ; a curious variety of civilisation. A tiger making pretty mowes. Madame do Sevigno minces on tho subject of the faggot and the wheel. This cen tury traded a good deal in children. Flattering historians have concealed the sore, but have divulged the remedy, Vincent do Paul. In order that a human toy should succeed, ho must be taken early. Tho dwarf must be fashioned when young. Wo play with childhood. But a woll formod child is not very amusing; a hunchback is bettor fun. Hence grew an art. Thero wore trainers who took a man and made him an abortion ; they took a faco and made a muzzle ; thoy s...
Wagga Wagga Advertiser "This is true liberty, when freeborn men, Having to advise the public, may speak free." MILTON. SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
Mirjfp ^bfrcrfisfr ^ This is true liberty, when frcob'orn men, Having to advise tlie public, may .speak free." .. MILTON*. SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 18G0. Aititi who have mado the ..long1 voyage from England to the sunny shores of Australia,; look back .to that period ?either as one of the happiestor the most miserable in their lives. To many it was tho most delightful of pleasnro trips, associated with brilliant hopes, fresh feelings and pleasures, and the first glimpse of a new world of wonders. To many more' it was a season of sorrow, of hardship and peril, associated with memoriosnot worth recalling, the sad introduction to a futuro more bitter oven than tho past. In cither caso the event remains marked indelibly upon tho memory, in colours bright or dark according to tho colour of the career in which it was the first irrevocable stop. It is impossible, therefore, not to feel some interest in tho stoi-y of those .who arc doing now what wo once did-who, in their turn, aro scoking in "fr...
LITERARY EXTRACTS. FAIR MELISSA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
LITER A R Y EX TRA OTS. FAIR MELISSA. Pair Melissa through tlie grove Listlessly was straying, Thinking of Ivor absent lovo Promised tryst delaying. _ "Fair is false, and false is fair,. . Men are traitors everywhere !" . Quotli Melissa, sighing. ?. Tripping came a little maid, " Maiden, whore dost wander ? " "Kilt to find the crock of gold, Where the bow stoops yonder." ".Fair is false, and false is fair, Hope deceives us everywhere !" Quoth Melissa, sighing. Next drew nigh a pensive youth, " Whither art thou hieing V " "Lady fair, to search for Truth, : I11 the dark well lying.'! ? ? " Fair is false, and false is fair, Truth she dwells not anywhore !" Quoth Melissa, sighing. Plucked she roses from the hedge 5 Hut a thorn among them, Hidden, tore her dainty skin Quick away ehe (lung them. "Fair is false, and false is fair, Beauty is a cruel snare ! " Quoth Melissa, sighing. Lo ! an arm around her thrown, Lo ! a deep voice pleading ; Whilst soft kisses on her liaiul Stoj) tlio wound...
STOCK REPORT. ADVERTISER Office, Friday, Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
STOCK REPORT. ADVHUTISEU Office, Friday.Evoiiing. The. weather during the week has been a most beneficial change, on the severe frosis of the last feio weeks. There is still a (food deal of country to the southward requiring wore . rain, and tee are glad to see that there is every prospect of yelling if-. All.kinds of slock are looking up.., There is a . larger demand for fat .stock than the district can supply, and the buyers of store cattle Jiavi (ilno name difficulty iii satisfying their ! requirements. The largedcniand for this class of stock for the Victorian country has had the effect of raising the value considerably, wtd .price.i- m list con tinue to ride .very high for some .time to come, as we hcaroj but very few lots coming from the northward.': - ' From 'the repotts of the'various agents, it ap pears that store Wftherx, of good description for fattening, and-breeding ctces of good . quality are inquired for, and from the fact' of a scarcity.' of >? storeicattla for, f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
Mttflfla fcgp J^bxrtiser IS PUBLISHED every "Wednesday mid Saturday, at the Oifico, TrAill-sfcreefc, Wagga Wagga, and doliverctl at ail early hour to subscribers in tlio town, and by'mail throughout the colonics. TERMS : SUBSCRIPTION*. Per Quarter, in town, Payable in rulvanoo 8s» Quarter, posted (Utto 10s. Per Quarter, posted, credit .. .. lie. N.R-The quarters terminato on the 31flt March, 30th June, UOtli Scptuintor, and ZUst December, at "which periods only can subscribers dcclmo, by giving noticc, and paying the amount duo to the end of thu current quarter. New subscribers arc rccoivcd at any time, and charged proportionately to the termination of the current three months; but unless persons order ing the paper arc known at the oflicc, wo do not guarantee that it will be forwarded if the order is unaccompanied by a remittance of at least one quarter's subscription in advance. ADVERTISEMENTS: First Inch 3s. Every additional Inch, la. Cd. 25 per cent, allowed off 13 insertions; 3...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DESPATCH FROM WAGGA WAGGA: [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. DlCSPATCIt FROM WACO A WAGOA To Tareutta. Sydney and Melbourne.--Every day, at 1 p.m., Friday excepted. To Urami and Deniliquiiu-Sunday, Wednes day, Thursday, aiul Saturday, at 1.30 .p.m. To .Narandara and Hay,-Sunday and Wednesday, at 2 p.m. To Junee and Mumuuburrali.-Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 5.30 aim. ARRIVE AT WAflfl A WAGC1A : From Tarcntta.-livery day at 12.30 p.m., Tuesday excepted. Urana and Deniliquiu.-Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, nnd Saturday at 11.30 a.m. Narandoi-a and Hay.-Sunday and Wednes day, S a.m. Junee and Murrnmburrah.-Monday; Wed nesday and Saturday, 0.30 p.m. Letters intended for Juncc, must lie posted before half-past 9 on the evening preceding the departure of the mail, and for all other places half-an-lionr previous to the specified time of departure. $S* On Sundays, the Post Office is opened tor mail-delivery between 2 and 3 p.m.
MESSRS. GEORGE FORSYTH AND CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
MESSKS. GEOIIGU FORSYTH AND CO'S. IlEroitT. FAT CATTLE,-Supply limited, and equal to local wants only. Wo liavo placed several small mobs under offer. Bullocks may be qiioted SI to 61, and cows 41 to 51, accord ing to quality. FATSHEEI'.-Very few prime mobs offering, and any under prime would not meet with a sale unless as stores. Quotations un altered. STOKE OATTT.E.-Tlio ilomnml moi-cnscs, and prices avo decidedly stiffening. We liavo sold 225 head for Mr. H. Lintott. (Junning droo, to Mr. J. F. Jenkins, Nangus, at satisfactory price and terms. Another mob of about 1000 head we have placed under offer. STOIIE SHEEP.-AVliile first-class slieep com mand full market vatue, inferior and even second-class sheep arc unsaleable. STATIONS.-Wo have no transactions to report. Several runs are about to be inspected, and no doubt sales will rosult therefrom. First-class fattening runs are, we may say, eagerly inquired after. To those desirous to invest in such properties wc can offer several,...
PRICES CURRENT AT THE SOUTH WAGGA WAGGA FLOUR MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Advertiser and Riverine Reporter — 26 June 1869
PRICES CURRENT AT THE SOUTH WAGGA WAGGA FLOUR MILLS. . : £ 8. a. Fine Flour, per ton ^ 14 0 0 Wheat pcr.bushel, ... 4s. 0(1. to 0 4 9 Brari, per bushel ... ... ... ... 0 1 6 Pollard, ditto 0 16 RETAIL, Fine Flour, per lOOlbs. ... ... 0 15 0 J. W. CHAPMAN, R. NIXON. Hollow AY'S Piixs. - Swimming of the head, nausea, distaste for food, and a feeling of lassitude and exhaustion, ave infallible indications of a torpid stomach .and general sluggishness of the secretive organs and the circulation. But it is not therefore 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 evacuatory channels swept away, every organ regenerated. Thcso may seem to be strong statements, but the testimony of tho sick of all nations is their source and basis1.