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HOW MONEY WAS MADE OUT OF MEXICO. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
HOWN MONEY WAS MADE.OUT ''OFi' MEXICOs The following is going the-rounds of the"am ... S rican papors:-"'Thcro.ie a.commlseiou now; in, existence, holding its sittings. at Wbshington,. known, as- the Mexican. Olaime. Oommision,.. Among the many laimsbefore it is onoparportet.,, lag to-originate from bonds issued by'a Virginia. Lad'and Mining Company.' One of these bonud.' f holders was mot the other day in the street by. a friend; who inquired :-' What news. from theo er commision 1'-' All right:: it's all- fixed,' replied. the bondholder.-' How largo is the claim i' ,queried the friend.-' Oh, about 50,000,000dols.' --' Is that all t'-' Well, it was first intended to' make it about 300,000,000dols but it was con. cluded to reduce it,'-' That was very liberal," said' the friend; 'hut I thought Mexico has' r ilng been Ioos and.had no credit.'-- do it was. -it couldn't raise a dollar I'-' Why, it would' a not appear so now,"replied the friesd ' It must have raisedtsome millions from yo...
Commercial. BENALLA, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
,BElNAiA. February 8. Flow' bha advanced to £1310s, and grain 0 all. kinds has an upward.tendency. Fiouepdrton ... 13 0; 0to 613 10 0 Wheat, perbushol .. 0 0 0 0 4 6 Pollard do .. 0 0 0 0 1 6 Bran, 4do .. 0 0 0 0 1 6 Oatl, do . 0. 0 0 3 0 M,' asrOLD, February 2. :-Flour, perou;..~'i. 0 0 Ot'l 0 Poiateoiado; ...; 0 00 0 0 Cahsff (et)do , .. 0 0 3 0 0 Do (open) do .. 0 0 ' 00'" 50 o-0 Wheati per bushel ....0 - . 0 0 3 . Osat, :. do 0 r.. ý 0: 0; 0 0 Brand :do0i . 0 0' '::0 1 C .-aolTrd,-d.d. ; ...O 0 0 --0 3 *. Bcon,'por b ....0 0 10 . 00 I . *. Butter (fiesbh)'pr '... 0 0 0 ' 0. 1 -Eggs per dozen ... 0 ' ' 1 0
MR. WITT AT VIOLET TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
'MR.- WITi WT VIOLET TOWN. A meeting convened by placards was held by Mr Witt at the Oommercial Iotel, Violet Town, on the 26th ult., Mr Henry Linard in the chair. r4 Mr Witt'i address-which was vague and prosy B --belg concluded, the Chairman called on the meeting to move a vote of confidonco in Mr Witt, o but there was no response from the electors. si After appealing soveral times in vain to the a meetig, the Chairman solicited them individu- I ally with no better success, to then asked per mission to vacate the chair, that he might pro pose the-vote of oonfidcace.himself. To .thin the I meeting objected, Eventually,. however, he did so, In opposition to the protests of the meeting, but he encountered the same failure in procuring a seconder to.hismoton that he had in aproposer. He entreated the electors individually and col. lectively. without effect, and it was jocularly ouggested-that if he went on his knees some one might be prevailed on to take compassion on him. The followi...
BENALLA POLICE COURT. Tuesday, January 31. (Before Messrs Sharpe and Henry.) [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
BENALLA POLIOE COURT. Tuesday, January 31 .. (Before Messrs Sharpe and Henry.). M'Orath v Bergin-For ovading tolls. Mr Pow for complainant. !" Air ?'Donnell as a mieus ourm, asked if the Bench had jurisdiction under the 327th section. It wasthe objection he should take in the next case.. The Benoh overruled the objection.. Richard' 1'Grath. said the defendant. Berger, a carrier, passed through the toll on tho 7th Jan., and paid only for seven horses, when there wereo eight horses whiah.paused through tho.toll,., - The defendant said it:was not afe .to drive seven horses over the bridge.. T'ho Bench fined him 10s, and £1 6s costs. M'Grath v Beekerfeld-For evading tolls.. ,ir Pow for plaintiff; Blr AM'Donnell for do* fendant. This case was similar to the last; Defenidant took out one horse to go over'tho bridge, and paid 3es d instead of 48 toll. Air M'Donnoll said Mr M'Grath had sworn to the carrier passing through onnthe7th;whereasthe summons said on the 11th;: and asked for a die m...
MR. JOHN ORR AT VIOLET TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
MR. JOHN ORR AT VIOLET TOWN. .It was intimated to the electors of Violet Town that Mr Orr wruld address them on Satur. .day last. Mr Orr was a. passeonger to Violet Town by the coach, but on consideration he thought discretion would be the bettor part of valbur, so he continued bil journey. 'The electors there are determined not to countenance any scheming adventurer with more brass than bralns of the Orr and Witt stamp, el hoe genu' otne, cf politicallarrikins,whowill be infesting theconstitn ncices and endcavouring to dip their fingers into. the public purse during the.enuing scramble for the £300 a year..
MELBOURNE. February 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
MELBOURNE. (COIx ous own couaasromse.) February 2. The bickerings which have so long existed I between Mr G. P. Smith and the Chief See. retary have at last culminated in a very pretty quarrel, a sort of three-handed duel between the principals and the Age. The fact of no opposition coming forward against Sir James M'Cultoch in Mornington is very significant. Regarding candidates for mefropolbitan constituencies, the cry is still they come. Mr David Moore, the old champion of the Free. trdde party, is now" in the field,- for Sandridge, and Mr Peterson, a Protectionist, is already at work in West Melbourne. Mr J. Dwyer is spoken of as a likely candidate for North Mblbourne. He stood:forrVilliers and Heytesbury, and also Kilmore, at the last election, and made a very creditable fight- in deed. o It is mooted that when the electoral dis tricts are revised the Murray :Boroughs will get Kilmore tacked' on to them, which will not add to its compactness,'as the fight then wellbe between th...
POST OFFICE, BENALLA. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS &c. Mails arrive [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
SPOST 0 OFFICE, BBNTALLA. ARRIVAL AND DLPAonTURE OF MAILS &o0. Mails arrive - From Melbourne,'.and: post towns by way of hlelbourno, daily (Mboudays excepted), at 4.45 a,m. Intermediate post towns, viz., Donnybrock, Wallan Wallan, Kilmore, Broadford, Tallarook, Seymour, Avenel, Longwood &c. (including the correspondence from Mlansfield, Morton, Alex. andre, Jamieson &e.), at 4.45 a.m. Winton, Wangaratta, and Becchworth (in eluding letters from Greta, Tarrawinger,.Oxley, El Dorado, Buckland, Yackandandah, Wahgun yah. Rutherglen, Ohiltern, Albury, &c., whence no direct mails are received), daily (Sundays excopltd),'at 11.30 a.m. Major Plains, Yabba Yabba Station, Katan. dra, Cobram, and Yorrawonga do,. Fridays, at 10.30 a.m. Shepparton, Pine Lodge Station, Gowen gardie and Benalla do,.b ondays, at 7.30 p.m. Mails close For Melbourne,. and places vit. Melbourne, daily (Sundays excopted),,at.ll,20 n.m, .Intcrmediato post,towns, viz;, Violet Town Euroa, Lo...
THE MURRAY DISTRICT ELECTION. To the Editor of the Benalla Ensign. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
THE MURRAY DISTJl GTELECPTuN.. To tl~i'Eior of [e Banalla Ein. ... Sir,--It is not truee that O'Halloran at the time of his wife purchasing the foir acres of land, as stated by your correspondent, was addicted to drink. The land was put up at his own request, and he attended in company with hbis wife, who had saved some money, and with his consent It was puiochased in her maiden name. iHo had been sober for many months previous to the sale, and with two abort oexcptione during the' ptot six years ho has not drank any kind of intoxlcating drinks, To state that the neglect of the MI.P. to create a legal title to the land had anything to do with his rejection would be a very great stretch of imagination. .The electors were not onfluenced by the neglector omission ofan. M.P.. to acknowledge one letter onutof'hundrods, simply from the fact that they never heard any thing of the affair. Yours very truly, THIE OTHER ELEOTOR; Violet Town, February 1, 1871.
MANSFIELD DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
1MANSFIELD DIREOTORY. - 1` Judge of the County Court and Court of Miines -lHis Hdnour Judge HIackett Police Magistrate and Wardon-W: Willoby, Justices of the peace-A. Chenery, J. P. Rowo, A. Crockett, H. El. Kitchen, J. Sherring, and A. Smith, Esqu.'; -: ': ' i .Clrk of Courts--E.M. Robinsoh? Eeq, Coroner-J,. P. Rowe, Esq. ... Shire Council-J. P. Rowe, Esq (presldent), A. Chenory, H. II. Kitohen, 0. Baldry, James Tomkins, and W. Cotter, Esoq (councillors). SBecretary and Enginedr-P. F. Bromfield, Esq. STroaeure--J. H. A.'Hngnman, Esq. ' Poundkeeper-ll. P. Dunster.' 'Rate. collector,' 'dog .:'eoer, inspector of !nul eances, and revenue inspector--W: Collopy. '" SOfficer in charge of Police-Sergeant Lynes.e Post and telegraph master-G.W. Newland, Esq Land Officer and receiver of revenue-E. L . Robinson, Esq.' .' Electoral Registrar for the Mansfield Division of the Murray' District and Eastern Province-; Mr J. O. Brown. : ' "? ' ' '' e - Deputy Registrars-W od's Point, Mr Blyth man; G...
AGRICULTURE, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
.. AGRIOU'ULTURE,.&o.:. (Faoc '( Tis Eaonouzasr.") .-.In the, bredstuffasmarket ;ry little business has been transacted beyond supplying the trade, 1 and ,last 's'eek's rices are ~arely maintained; 'theledling prce r for ;mail.lots of firstt. b'rards isn £14 Ie5; a slight -reduction being made for larger;lots. Wheat is very scarce-no Adelaide t grain among lato -eonslginmonts ;'from sld' to S6s 4d.is fireely'given for:any passable saniples'. Our mills are reported to be very short of grain. Horse: grain is firm, oats being quoted atup to 4s for good tpotato varieties, and as high as 3e S1d for feeding aorts.: laisoi boing disposed of in small lots at,?st. lilalt has' changed hande during the week aEi7s d -per ton. Weather remains suitable for harvesting, and, we hope it will continue sofa few wookes, for even in,the Melbourne district some of thewheats' are Ssill in the shook. Upon the whole, the weathec i sinre November thas been 'all that(could be de sired-for cutting and,...
BRITISH AND OTHER EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
,JRITISH AND OTHER "EXTRACTS. JcIt was generally understood .that Victor rimmianuel would arrive in Rome before the ,,and of last year, and-take up his residence at I the Quirinal Palace. .It is-not.a-little sin. ; ular that those who vere engaged to prepare. for the King's arrival should owe the facility Lof entry to the friendly"offices of, a.black .amith, who was engaged to pick the .look of ,tihe gates guarding the priucipal entrance. *'The Pope, it appears, who had possession"of :ihe keys, refused to deliver, tlhe to' General 'La Marmora or Victor Emmanuol himself. i e. The Due d'Aosta:has been olected King of paiii p by "101'vtes agalnest "120.' L.Alriady the populace seim in -ecstasies at the new ,prospeet opened -up before them.o 'As a natural result of the settlement of this vexed Squestioný all Spanish securities have improved, Sand from all that can be gathered the situa ttion in Spain is now of a reassuring character. 'The'great majority'of tbe. Spanish',people Iapprove ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
In the Supreme Court of the Colony of Victoria. 'CRUIKSHANK V. VIDLER. ' NOTICIE is hereby given, that under and byo virtue of the above authority, the Shetri of tbd Circuit Court District of Bleechworth will cause to be sold by Plblic'Auction (unless thio aforesaid writ ofjferiyfacias be proviously satin. feSod), at the POST.OFFIE HLOTEL, .EECOHR ORTII, Friday,the 3id day of March, 1871;', Ar Twolvo o'clock noon, All the aforosaid defendant's right, title, and interest. (if any) in and" to COown allot. mente 2, 3, and 4 of section 5, and 2, 3, and 4 of soection 8, township of Euroa, Parish of Euroa, at Seven Springs, County unnamed..- .... .. .. .Terms Casb. 0 is "SAM AT TW?riva lo'parNooor.- . E, G. NETIIEItROTT,; ( S- S ' . hedItf's Oic?, I j BiALE of CROWN LANDS by. -Public Auction Will be held at Eleven .o'clock of Tuesday, 14th February, 1871, iat thei Court' House, Benalla. The lands to be submitted consist of Town Lot--Vinton. Special Lot-Seymour,, Country Lote-Parishes of D...
ELECTION OF THE DUC DAOSTA AS KING OF SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
EL fdTI0N 1OF' THE, -DUC. 'AOSTA AS'KING OF SPAIN. Under'date Madrid, Nov 16, we leain that the Duo Aosta has been elected King of Spain by 191 against 120. Sizty-four deputies voted for the Republic, 22 for the Dua do Montpensier, eight for Marshal Jspartero, two for the Infanta Alphinso, and one for the Duo do Montpeneter's danughter.: Eighteoen deputies abstained from' voting. ,Great excitement prevails in Madrid, but no disorders are reported. The Duke arrived at Florence on November 17 from Naples. The president of the Council and the Spanish Minister went to the railway .station to congratulate the .Duke on his election to the throne of Spain. The Spanish Cortes have appointed a commislsion of S5 members 'to prooeed to Italy to piesent the crow? to the Duo d'Aosta. The Duke's election' has'. been evorywhere received with great enthusiasm. The 1teria informaits readers that the Duo d'Aosta is descended from the Great JaiaeioI the Coiquistator, King'of Arragon, and therefore ent...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
41;ai UedlU: pJiri.Jilll~;;J :. 1 0 H. ýW.O o:;D C;to, oiK, -. , os..DC i dad .I.T , Ron .ltceiisnr# ; t?,,t 'TA' 4c;ht d,'tx:?, ROWAL ,, Z I'N,,,OA, ,.:'tr Aend hopcsithe public of Benalla and the, sur ,'rounding district will kindly, give him;a share ,of their" support, :r ealso returns his sincere "theidk; to thosde ho'have alresady hooidured hiim L with their.'ustote.+ u ,, . " ... _: . . JTi4LWY 1 AHOTEL 'NUNN STREET, BENALLAt"re 1,0'.-r EBUGBIBRD"?vieb to'i-omitl hle-friends' G ,?,andl:hiistdeoib ,thdt :he til::sl ?ontiines to keep nobesbut firstI`quality drinkseat' hisihotel, which.ls:,notn;muoh more.comfortable than when F IRST OLASS WINES;' J" ': rINCO'PARABLE T ",SPIRITS. S.:. .r :,t,)ý.But,no.8piri.ti m)} ,,:; i ;n ,i;, STABLING? :REEI:':;' Large.: Accommnodation Paddocks.`. RA.I L AY . HO TEL' SMount iMalijor Li7me ,K:i?lns i.ý-«q ;t:, ,,;MAJOR PLAINS. ,7:_ '1 Lc'ol .cit K Eq. N'in 't ': i T 7: JA tL&lt;EMAD AS muchpleastire in announcing that heba sui?eeded iula...
ALEXANDRA. POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 4 February 1871
ALEXANDRA:. POLITICAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; It is currently reported that Mr Whitelaw has retired from the contest. Mr J. D. Webster, of Beaumento, Yea, is reported in the field. What &nbsp; chances of success he may have I am not aware of, but with such an opponent he might be satisfied with the honour of occupying the enviable position of member of the Yea Road Board. Tho Albert Company, Lucky Reef, crushed last weela-yield, 150oss of netorted gold, from, 35 tons. The Montezuma did not pay very well ,aste rushing ;;scarcely an ounceothe .ton .., The Homeward Bound, Erskinr.,rou?hed five, tone,yleld not tated. . The Homeward Bound tributearejcrushiuig,, and It'lu oxpected to pay. The race commute are now selected, and from. the peronnel?, may reasonably. be expected to work well, lfthey only ac?dharmoaiooly. Bob-. scriptions are now comins in freely, asd:t.he,, prises amount to about £200.' The aoceptanceo' are to be in ...