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SANDHURST. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Tuesday, 30th November, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 1 December 1869
v"' ; ([ SANDHURST. . *OUR OwN^OItUESPONDEN'T.) ,Tuesday, 30th November, 1869» 529 cattl6,-dull pf Bale; 24 calves; £-233 sheep, about 930 unsold,-prices'nbt altered; Z052 lambs. ..CaUlij~2(l!,.HigRins(MutrijmbWgee), very middling, (I?dw&r4B); gojilsud iqid lling, £0JBe *v balance Binnl! loriJ,
STOCK REPORTS, &c. Riverive Herald Office, Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 1 December 1869
'.. =. istock reports, &c. '| Wimriiut Herald Office. Tucsdav Evonin e. I The following mobs of stock-;have crossed since our Inst,issue:—November, 27—4000 fat slieppj M'Oullagh; 27C0 do., Leeds; 4000 do., Doyle; 1-J00, Joint Stock EnnJr. 25th—4030, fat sheep, IJrodericIc and Bennett; 1(500.(Jo., Wilson, Coree; S100 do., Melbourne Eankiug Company; 353 fat cattle, Fawectt, Dubfco. Since Saturday lost the largo number of 22,630 fat Bhepp have crosssd'the Murray at Echuca.: La^ge num bers ore reported to be on the road from the northern districts. Wool in large quantities continues to come from; Ilivcfiha by Steamers "aud drays. ' The country everywhere is said to be in magnificent condition; and the late welcome rain has left an abundance of water in the creeks, dams, and natural reservoirs in all directions. Our Swan Hill correspondent ' reports that 1503 fat sheep (GeH'eVliavo pissed s up the river,. nnd'that n flock of Mr Degraves's fat fliecp is following. Tie. late, heavy...
MEAT PRESERVING. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
MEAT PRESERVING. • _ r This important industry is progressing ra pidly, no less than five new companies having been started during the past month. The building operations of the Warrnambool com pany are now nearly finished. The large boiler, 28 feet long, by 6 feet . 6 inches in diameter, ;has been landed safe, so the com pany are now nearly ready to commence operations. The company started about a fortnight since at Hamilton is making satis factory progress, and applications for shares are coming in by tens and twenties at a time. It is also intended to establish a company at Albury with a capital of £10,000 in 20,000 shares of £5 each. The plant, etc, for treat ing 3,000 weekly is expected to cost £1,100, and the supply of sheep is unlimited. Mel bourne is also to have another company, the capital is to be £6,000, raised in shares of £5 each. It is called the Australia Felix. The only other company concerning which we have information, is one which it was re solved to establish at...
FINANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
finance.;!:• ! ;v;.- ' The following "finance -accounts for 1868 and 1869 have , been ■ distributed for .the information of lion members of the Victorian Parliament:—■ Finance Account, 1868.—Balance from 1867, L57,199 ; receipts during 1868, L3,022,922; receipt on account of 1868, from 1st January to 21st November, 1869, L140,090; recouped out of loan (Act 32 Vic. 332) for expenditure on account of graving-dock, L69,8i0. Total, L3,290,051. Expenditure in 1868 : Special appropriations, L6l5,154; votes, LI,148,677—L2,263,831 $ expenditure on account of 1868, from 1st January to 21st November, 1869: Special appropriations, L3?l,461 ; votes, L539,038 —L910,499 ; probable further expenditure (including' further supplementary estimates) : Special appropriations, LIB, 000 ; votps, L25,721;— L41,721 ; balance to 1869, L74,000. Total, L3,290,051. | Finance Account, 1869.—Balance from 1868, L74,000; receipts from 1st January to 11th November, 1869, L2,755,186; pro! able further receipts, L566...
INKY IMPY. MERELY A REMEMBRANCER. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
INKY IMPY. MERELY A REMEMBRANCER. Though silent long, this child of song I* mindful of tho times. And if, good folks, with quips and jokes ' • And pretty sounding rhymes He has not lately filled your care, j He's careful to devote His earnest mind to every kind , Of thing deserving note. And while tho world around is twirled About the blazing Bun, And people blow, and Bcandols grow, .. / . a watching alt that's done; And'silent site, and takes to bits What's passing f for his fun. There's not a thing, provoking skits, lie misses—no, not one ! So do not think tlria Imp of Ink Neglectful is, or blind, ,• Though full of rhyme, ho bides his time s To print it, as you'll find. •. Town Council wights, and publio lights Of every class and kind Prav do not think Hub Imp of Ink To shelve you is inclined. ;• To you just now, ho niakcB his bow, . r And leaves this mem. behind " When this you see, remember mo, 1.1.
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE A CHRISTMAS PIC NIC. (To the Editor of the Riverine Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE A CHRISTMAS PIC NIC. (To the Editor of the Riverine Ilera'd.) Sir,—It ha9 occurred to me that Ecbuca ■and its district send many patients to the Sandhurst Hospital, and yet, I believe, there is no district in the neighborhood of Sand hurst that does less towards its support. I would suggest that as the Christmas holi days are rapidly approaching, when every one can afford a day for pleasure, that a monster , pic-nic be arranged to come off on either Boxing or New Year's Day, and that the Odd Fellows, Foresters and Rechabites friendly societies be invited to give their as sistance to the movement. These societies are instituted for the benefit of their fellow fflfin, and might very gracefully undertake the management; and I feel confident no captain on the Murray would refuse to give his boat for the day, for such' purpose, for the bare working expenses, and the proceeds of the pic-nic to be handed to the Sandhurst Hospital. If you> Sir, would give the sugg...
ECHUCA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
ECHUCA RACES. The booths on the Race-course were offered for sale by auction, by Mr James Shackell, at the Bridge Hotel, on Wednesday last. They fell to the lot of Mr W. Wilson, of the Duke °f Edinburgh Hotel, by whom they were purchased last year. The acceptances for the Handicap and Steeplechase must be for warded to the Secietary on Thursday evening', the 9th instant, each acceptance to be accom panied with an enclosure of one pound. There are several horses in training; lor tbp various events of the meeting, sumo of wliicij are to be seen early in the morning pxprcising. principally on the racecourse. Mr O'DwyerV chesnut horse Eothen has been in training fur the last three weeks, doing strong work. He had a pretty smart sweating yesterday morn ing on the course. Helen, a grey mnre be longing to Mr Mitchell, has been doing her work in excellent style. She did a three-mile gallop yesterday morning, overpowering the lad who was riding her and getting away. There are two horses quar...
THE BALLARAT RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
THE BALLARAT RACES. The Spring Meeting of the Ballarat Races commenced on Thursday, and the beautiful weather and the prospect of some of the naval visitors putting in an appearance attracted a good attendance. The sport, was very good, and all appeared to enjoy themselves. Telegraph Stakes of 50 sovs. Entrance 1 sov. Half a mile Handicap. • [ Mr E. Jellet's b h B.A ......... 1 Mr Saqui's b h'Misty RIorn........ ...;.. 2 Mr H. Fisher's b m Aurora 3 - Time 53 sees. n.-.: A protest was entered by Mr Saqui against 1 B.A.; on tbe ground that the • horse was in front of the- post at the start, and did ' not therefore run the distance. A protest was also lodged by Mr Jas. Green against three other horses, for. starting inside the post. The stewards decided that the race should be run again after the Skurry. The Hurdle Race of 100 sovs. Entrance 5 sovs. Handicap, three miles. Mi Clarke's br m Kaled 1 Mr R, Orr's b g Dictator 2 Mr S. Harding's b g Wollatnn 3 Time, 6min 29sec. The.Ballarat C...
THE HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
THE HARVEST. In all the agricultural areas round about Echuca, on both sides of the Murray, harvest operations are either in full swing or are being1 actively prepared for. Many of the hay crops, all of which have been heavy, are safely, gathered in, but on several farms cutting is Btill'progressing1 The growth produced by the .rains has been most astonishing, and owners of crops have been surprised on com mencing to cut to find how productive the unusual moisture has rendered their lands. Within the past week we have been shewn paddocks in which wheat is to be seen in every stage of growth. The seed is to be found germinating among plants just peeping out of the ground, and of every height to the matured and ripening grain-bearing stalk. A second growth of wheat now in ear, that was cut for bay in September, is by no means an uncommon sight. As far as we can ascertain the farmers generally in this immediate neigh borhood will allow only a sufficient quantity of wheat and oafs to ri...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
- BIRTHS. - . ■ Wilson.—On the 1st December, nt li'er residence, DuVe of Edinburgh Hotel, High-street, Echuca, the wife of Mr W. Wilscn, of n son. ■ , - 7'12 Ronsox.—On the 1st December, at Echuca, Mrs G. Ilobson, of a son (still-born.) 740 .
THE NAVAL REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
THE IS1 AVAL REVIEW. His Excellency the Governor is exppcted on board the flagship, the Liverpool, nt eleven o'clock to-day; accompanied by Lady Manners Sutton and other members of the vice-regal family, Major-Gfiberal Sir Trevor Chute, tbeir respective suites, the membets of the Cabinet, the Judges, the President of the Legislative Council, the Speaker of the Legis lative Assembly, the leading military and civil authorities, the Mayor and corporation, and several of the principal citizens of the town. On boarding the Liverpool His Excellency will be saluted with seventeen guns from the maindeek of that vessel, and nil the ships in the squadron will go through that really beautiful naval sign of respect, manning yards. This over, anchors will at once be weighed, and the squadron will, it is contemplated, sail down the Bay in two coltimns. If, however, the wind be unfavora blfl, steam will be applied. So soon as an offiing is gained the different ships will be put through various sai...
TOWN IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
TOWN IMPROVEMENTS. Little by little—slowly, but steadily and surely—is this good town of Echuca increas ing; its proportions. Gaps in the streets are being. gradually filled up, and temporary buildings are being replaced by others of substantial brick and mortar. In High-street we notice that Mr A. Mayne is erecting a fine new brick store on the site of the premises lately occupied by Mr Lewin. It will form when finished one of the finest shaps in the borough. In Hare-street Mr Hayward, we "understand, is contemplating a very consider able addition to his already capacious building, which will occupy some sixty feet of frontage to the street. We have been shewn plans of the elevation and internal arrangements, from which it appears it will form a handsome and commodious erection. Among other new buildings calling for notice we may mention n brick store in Anstruther-street, just finished by Mrs Clemens, whose success in business we are very glad to note. Several other improvements a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
' "JMPOONDINOS. ..M. ... ECHUCA. . ° Impounded at Echuca, on I2lh November; trespass , Cdqach:—, Blact or brown mare, dock tail, 6tar, broken hobbles onj! :saddlo marked, B over M over HO or HE near shoulder. Chcsnut horse, long tail, small 6tar, fcollnr and saddle' marked, broken knees, like diamond and blotch within, near shoulder. ' - ^ If not claimed and expenses paid, will be sold on 15th'; December, 1?G9. Impounded on 21st November, 18C9. Trespass, Gd each:— Bay mare, long tail, stripe, like Q-C over TT near shoulder; hind feet white. Brown mare, switch tail, OX over D4 near shoulder, 1 over 13 off shoulder, like 60 near neck, fistula. Chesnut mare, switch tail, stripe, lame, PM over Y near, shoulder, near fore fetlock white. Bay more, long tail, star flC near shoulder. Brown mare, switch tail, star, ^ over HF near shoalder and thigh, S near cheek, over J-I off shoulder. ' On 18th November :— Bay mare, switch tail, WK near shoulder. If not claimed and expenses paid will bo sol...
The Riberine Herald. ECHUCA, SATURDAY, DEC. 4, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
C|e Ijtftame lendi \jfSCHOOA, SATUJIUAY, DEO. 4, 1860. On the northern side of the Murray the talk is of the general elections. As is always the case on such occasions, in some parts there is a good deal of flutter and excitement, in others very little interest is exhibited as to results. A scarcity: of candidates is com plained of; and tbis is really no very marvel lous matter in many portions of New South Wales, 'fake Riverina for instance. Who but very rich local men, or residents of Sydr ney would care to represent the electorates it comprises? . The. expenses of members of these districts amount to no trifling sums in the course of twelve months. The cost of journeying to and fro between their constit uencies and the Metropolis is by no means an inconsiderable item in their yearly expendi ture in the public service. To country gen tlemen who have no means of supplementing their incomes in Sydney a residence of seve ral months in that city must be a severe tax on their resources...
THE RIVER NAVIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
THE RIVER NAVIGATION/ ' . Although the Murray has" risen "slightly during the past day or two, in 'sa few weeks the navigation season will, in all probability, be brought to a close. In the upper portion of the river it may be considered to be almost at an end. Late trips have been surrounded with so many difficulties in con sequence of the shallowness of the water, that it is not probable the larger vessels, at any rate, will again attempt the passage between Ecliuca and Wahgunyah with anything like full cargoes. The season, however, is an extraordinary one, and prolific of strange and unexpected changes. There is a possibility, therefore, of the recurrence of very heavy rains which might cause a further rise inthe Upper Murray.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
A girl in PittBfield was Btruck dumb by the firing of a cannon. A number of married men have, in consequence, invite J the artillery com panics to practice near their premises A young lady who was rebuked by her mother for kissing her intended, justified the act by quoting the passage, " WbaUoevor ye would that men should do un'.o you, do you oven so to thein." Wanted, WANTED a Bcilloek Driver. Apply Eohuoa Saw Mills. 739 lectures, sermon*, Ac, BY general request the Rev Mr AGNEW will remain in Eohuea to Cenduot Divir.p Service and Preaoh next Sunday Morning and Evening, in the Masonio Hall. Subject for Even ing: "The Pale Horse and hisS'tler." 727 ]So8ices. ECHJJCA MEAT PRESERVING COMPANY ■ r • (Limited) J ' , . . N ,0 T I C E. . - ' SHAREHOLDERS;who hav3 Omitted to Pay up the '.Allotment Call, are hereby informed that their Shares in the above Company, will bo For feited .unless at onue paid.'' "i. CHARLES A.: WYLIE, :72S Manager.; Elliott's Prize Sandliurst Ales Are drawn at the ...
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. In the Legislative Council this week, the Compensation to Members Bill has been thrown out on its second reading1, without dis cussion, by a majority of eighteen against seven. On Thursday a proposition was made •to restore it to the notice paper, in order that the measure might be discussed. After some discission, however, the matter dropped. The Abolition of State-aid to Religion Bill was also lost on its second reading, by a majority of six. Contents, 8; non-contents, 14 The Abattoirs and Mining Companips Bills have been read a third time. The Railway Loan Appropriation Bill has been read a second time and passed through its remaining'stages. The Dower Bill has been read a tnird time. The Scab Bill has been received from tbe Legislative Assembly, with amendments on the amendments of the Council. The amend ments of the Assembly were considered on Thursday, when Mr Highett, in the absence of Mr Black, moved that the House insist on all its amendments excepti...
SHIPPING. ECHUCA. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 4 December 1869
S FT I'P PI - e c h'tj cjl. i! ' . • . atiuival8./ *' December 3—Wabgunyali, Pago, maal.^r, from Tocum wal, with 21 baWof wool, &c. W. M'Culloch and Co., agontfl. DEFAUTTJRES. ,-.Nih — - - - '~r The ^Alfred passed Swan Hill yesterday with n cargo "ef wool for this port. The Kolple is loading wool ut Balranald. The Pearl and J. H. P. will sail to-day for Hay. —The Bogan, steamer, W. 8, Handell, master, arrived atMannum, via Wentworth, from Echuca, on the 22nd November.