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KERANG SCHOOL BOARD OF ADVICE. Tuesday, November 6th. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 9 November 1877
KERANGL SCHOOL BOARD OF ADVICE. Tuesday, November 6th. Present-Mesars Littleton (chairman), Watershow, and Albrecht (correspondent.) Minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. CORRIES1'PONDECE. From J. Myles, correspondent pro tern Board of Advice 247, forwarding several commuuuications intended for the Kerang board, but evidently sent to him in mistake. Received. From Secretary of Education Depart ment. It was intended to reserve a site of about seven acres for a State school near Patrick Doolan's selection, lmurrabit. To stand over. From same, intimating to the board that a block of five acres, near J. Young's selec tion, Cohuna, had been gazetted as a site for a State schoel. To stand over. From same, stating that owing to the small attendance, the night school at Barr Creek has been closed for the present. To stand over. From same, stating that the district in spector had reported favourably of a site for a school at the Box Creek, and asking for thle opinion of the hoard ...
ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 9 November 1877
ACCIDENT. An accident occurred at Upper Haw thorn on Wednesday week, by which a young man named John Henry Strack lost his life. The deceased, who was only twenty two years of age, was working alone in Holaier's brickfield, Camberwell road, about two p.m., excavating a bank of clay for brickmaking purposes, when the whole &nbsp; mass, several tons in weight, fell upon and buried him. A. boy working near, heard the fall of earth, but did not suppose Strack was underneath it until he saw a portion of his jack protruding. He then gave the alarm, and the body was speedily extricated, but life was found to be quito extinct, the skull of deceased having been fractured and one of his ankles dislocated. Dr Molloy, who was at once sent for, was speedily in attendance, but could of course render no assistance. An inquest was held on the 1st Nov. before Mr Chandler, when the above facts were elicited, and a verdict of accidentally suffocated was re turned.-Arqus.e ' The following addit...
LIBEL ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
S LrllEf AOL'ION. Richard Egan Lee, the proprietor of a scurrilous illustrated publication styled the Citiz ?a and Police Ntews,was charged at the City Police (Jurt, last week ia company with the publisher, Thodm3i Ileivitt, with publishing a defamatary libel upon Mrs. Emily A. O?apm an,the licensee of toe Free masons' -1 trl, Swanston street. Tne libel was conta?iedt in same lines of daogrel verse casting disgusing impuntatiouup n a person designated as "-Emily" and :" E. A. C.," which,it was osntended, could refer to no one else but the plaintiff. The bench held that the case had been proved,and committed botli prisoners for trial, hail being allowed to.Lee in one surety of £100, and to hlewitt in ono surety of £50.
ARRIVAL OF THE CUZCO. [REUTER'S AGENCY.] ADELAIDE, 7th November. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
ARRIVAL OF TIE1 C UZOO. (BS ELCTmIc TEF.LOuRAPI.) [neorETE's AGENCY. - ADELA' ; I .rE, 7th Noveinber. The Cuzco, one of. the finest ships of the Pacific Company's fleet, arrived at Glenelg this afternoon. She brings dates to the 27th 'df September, or within one day's news of that expected by the mail steamer. The following is a summary'of neiws: Matters at Plevna are almost unchanged. The Russian generalsare considered to have made a mistake in attempting to take the redoubts. The Russian losses during the various unsuccessful assaults have been 30,000 men. Chefka Pasha successfully supplied Plovua from:Orchanie. TheRussian e?gnerals are blamed for not attacking the'least defended parts of Plerna.' At the taking and retaking of Gravitzka redoubt, Generid-Skobeloff and his men fought with great-determinatioh and fury. He thinks he might have taldenthe position if he had been reinforced., . Since the affair of Plevna, theoRussian tactics :have beean changed on the Lom, where Metemet ...
SELECT POETRY. DAY DREAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
SELEOCrPOETRY. DAY DREAMS. Here, in the heatof the hills; I lie, Nothing but me 'twixt earth and sky An amethystandaun emerald stone, : Hung and hollowed for me alone i Is it a'dream, orcan it be That there'is life apart from me A larger world than the circling bound OElight and color that lap?ne round ? Spectrjal toils and troubles seem Fashioned out of this foolish dream; Round me charmed and quiet creep Phantom creatures that laugh and weep. Nay, I know they are meaning loss, ' Visions of utter idleness, Nothing was, nor ever-will be, Save the hills and the heavens and me.. K.P. O.'
TERRIBLE CASE OF BURNING AT MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
TERRIBLE CASE OF ?TURNI'IG AT MAITLAN'D. ,An accident of a very serious and dis tressing nature (tle Macitland lercury states) occurred on Tuesday morning to a young woman named Lawler, about nine teen years of age, residing in Bulwer street, West fMaitlinid. The young woman had been to church that morning.' and had re turned home about nine o'clock. She was leaning over the fire in the outhouse in the act of removing a vessel of boiling water when the' lames caught her clothes. The mother had just put some dry stubble from the garden into the fire, which caused it to burn up very freely. Almostbefdre the girl was aware of her peril the flames had completely en veloped her. All her clothes, with the ex ception of her stay-body, were burned off. In her fright she ran into the house where her sister was, and subsequently into the garden screaming to her mother, who, on seeing her daughter on fire, became so ter rified that she was unable to render any as sistance. A young man who was ...
THE SANDHURST AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT [?]ORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
THIE SANDHURST A teICULTU SAL IMPLEIMENT ? ORKS. A few months ago Mesrsa'oble, Ches sell, and Co. opened a new daablishment, for the manufacture of aorosnmural imple- 1 ments, which meets one he growingJ wants of this district. The y?,jig is situ- I ated in IIigh street. It is a lofty pile, 21 feet in height, 80 feet inteh, and 86 feet wide. The roof is on aszi and the whole. stucture is built itay, strong, sub stantial style.. A steam Jnusener worked by a four horse-power eng ofleytrikes a ton et weight each stroke when, Ammering out ' plough beams, or at oth, '-heavy work. t There are four fires alight, and ten men t, busy at workin the forge, and the fires are blown byy a little engine which works a fan, and at the same time a furnaceis kept heat- [ -?d...-Where the mould board plates for and moulded into shap'e?-_ ut.I -brought effective and complete drilling machine at work, too,for mnaklngbolts,and also ascrew ing machine, and everything is worked eco nomically and to the best...
UNEARNED INCREMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
UNEARNED INCREMENT. During the late elections wehearda good deal about unearned increment, andto many of the ordinary readers of the different lo cal papers, it was a term which came upon them by surprise, not having studied Mill's Political Economy ; but now the subject has become well ventilated, and it is so well hackneyed a term that the loweit in tellect in our community has been well in formed of its meaning, and is thoroughly conversant with its full significance. It may be roughly defined for our present pur pose to mean the increased value of land tlhrough surronndingcircuinstances, and not in any way caused by exertion or outlay of labor or capital on the part of the owner. .Turning now to the consideration of the land in our parish, we find that the desire for unearned increment aniongst our towns people is very keen-so keen, indeed, that it almost overreaches itself, and is likely rather to defeat the ends that it seekq to attain. Land that realised by public aic tion, s...
STABBING CASE AT SWAN HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
) STABBING CASE AT SWAN lILL. A respectable looking storekeeper named George Williams, aged 38 years, was tried at the General Sessions, before HIis' Honor Judge Rogers, on the fourth instant, forhav ing -wounded his wife with intent to do her grievous bodily harm. A second count charged him with simply wounding. Mary Jane Williams, about 30 years of age, de posed that she was the wife of the prisoner, who kept a wine store on the banks of the river Murray, near Swan IIill.' On the first of August last, prisoner told her to go with him across the river, to collect some debts. As he had been drinking for a week previous and appeared half intoxicated on that day, she endeavoured to avoid going, by saying that she wished for time to wash herself and put oil the babv's boots. lie said lie would give her two nuinutes, and called her again, remarking that she was only humbugging him. She then refused to go, whereupon he said she was a deadwoman,and, going to the knife box, took out a butc...
OUTBREAK OF SMALL POX. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
OUTBREAKOF SMALL rOx. Smallpox has broken out on board the Zealandia, and the ship now lies in quaran tiie at Wellington. .One of the crew was I attacked with it shortly pfter l]evipg Rin, and is still ill. He was soon followed by another of the crew, who died in a few days. A third and fourth were attacked, and are yetsuffering with the effects of the disease. There areseveral other cases of sickless on board, butnot of a dangerous character. One of the pra? died on the 28th of last month, and three are n?- i], The passengers are all well. No one seems exaetly to kiow what is tohe done, or how medicnl aid is to .~i given, as she is not an immigrant ship. !hp city council and Gqvernment are being ! li?ld, to f r aid.
ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
ACCIDENTALLY DROWNIED. A youth named R?lsh, aged fifteen, re siding in Fitzroy, was accidentally drowned in one of the old quarries at North Fitz roy on Saturday, afternoon says the Tele graph. It appears the deceased, in com pany with a number of other lads, went to the quarries for the purpose of oray-fishing, and by accident he slipped into the water. His companions being unable to rescue him, called for assistance, which, however, did not arrive till the boy was drownpd. Upon the body being taken out of. the water, life was extinct.
KILLED AND WOUNDED. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
KILLED AND WOUNDED. The following figures taken from IMax well's " Life of the Duke of Wellington," show the numbers returned as killed, wounded, and missing in the armies of the Duke of Wellington, from the battle of Se-: ringapatam in 1799, to Waterloo in 1815 and when compared with the losses on the battlefields of the present-day, exhibit the great increase in the slaughter which is tak ing place in modern times. The losses of the Russians before Plevna alone will be nearly as great (says the Maryborough Ad vertiser,) as that sustained by the English in the following battles : .. hame Killed Wnded Missng Seringapaten .... 322 1042 122 Assayh ............ 428 1138- 18 Oporto ..... .. 43 o . Busaca ............. 197 1014 58 Barrosa ............ 202 1040 - Villar-Mayor ........ 20 147 5 Fuentes d'Onoro .... 235 1234 317 Barba de Puero ..... 4 16 16 Albuera............ 984 2993 570 Heights of El Bodon... 42 185 34 Arroyo Molinos... 7 64 1 Siege of Ciudad Rod rigo........ 178 818 7 S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS. i THE} BANK OF. VITORIA.? I t INCORPORATED Bi ACT or COUNCIL ArBRANCH, of this BANK :is now S openad at Swan Hill, for thetrani-i saction of ge?eral banking business. ; " 1 By order.of the board, R. SHANN, Acting:?ciernalMatiaer t Bank of Victoria, Head Office, Melbourne, 29th May,1877.I THE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. BRANCH of this BANK is now SOpened at ernng, for tlihe transac tion of ordinary banking bsiinessr , under the management of Mr Jnams Calvert. By order of the Board of Directors, P. G. SMITI[, Chief annager. Head Office, Melbourne, 7th August, 1877. THE BANK OF VICTORIA. A BRANCH of this BANK has opened, Sat Kerang for General Banking Bu siness. Interest allowed on deposits. Drafts issued on all parts of the world. J. F. OGILBY, Acting Manager. s Bank of Victoria, t Kerang, 21st September, 1875. . AUSTRALIAN * .AND EUROPEAN BANK L) (LtMrrEn.) 1 DRANCH of this BAIK. has bleen _ A Opened at Terrick Terrick (with an r Agency at Pyramid Hall), for...
[?]RIBLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
lIILE hAlLWAY ACCIDENfT an e Aye correspondentat W1odongs tele- pr ,ed on Sunday-Another fatal accident de occurred on the North-eastern line, at a ve ch a mal hallr'vsw rtha station, by ar wife Amelia lost their lives. On une pt roach of the special mail train with'the so iforuia mail, the driver observed that pc first gates after leaving the Barnawarthl a a tion were closed across the line. IIe de nediately whistled, and the deceased wi rs were observed to run out of the al use across the line, one to each gate, bh ich they succeeded in opening, but re- re sing again, it is supposed for the flang, y e engine struck them. The woman was to ite disembowelled, and her neck was of oken, and she was of course killed on the of at. The man had his right leg and his Ih ck broken, and survived only twenty hi inutes after the accident. The guard in at arge stopped the train, mnd went back to b the extent of the damage, with the iewof taking the injured people on to the I vasgaratta Hospital....
A SUSPICIOUS CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
ASUSI'ICIOUUS CASE. wloman named Carr brought the dead -'1ild to the Geelong West Police -oi?)fnesday. She stated that herself two other women were drinking at her e all night. She gave the child to of the women named Grant, to hold e she (Carr) retired for atime. When returned she found the child lying dead sofa in the room. The other woman, is namen Price, has stated that Grant me child fall on its head to the floor, her evidence has been corroborated by v, who is a brother of the deceased . Grant, however,denies it, and says hild was lying dead when she went in house. An inquest was to be held on mains on Tuesday. It is thought here has been foul play in the matter n, by some remarks made by. the a Grant. A verdict of accidental has been returned.
STABBING AT PENTRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
STABBINGS- AT. PENTRIIDGE. A1 rather serious case of stabbing occur e:l at th~ Pentridge Stockade last week. The facts briefly stated are these :-Scott, alias Captain Moonlight, and Sullivan, the Yarra Flat bushranger, are employed near each other in the same yard preparing cocoanut fibre for manufacturing purposes. They have frequently quarrelled recently; and Scott proposed to Sullivan that on some secret occasion they should fight with knives, so as to leave a mark on each other. Sullivan did not acquiesce in this bloodthirsty proposal. Whilst at work something said or done by Sullivan excit ed the ire of Scott, and he rushed at him and with a knmife, inflicted a deep gash in one shoulder, and another on the cheek. He might, perhaps, have inflicted still more serious wounds had not assistance been lppg1pjiately at hand. Scott is now in separate eqfqinpmmpPt7 pending an inquiry into the affair.--,Arqta.,
AGRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
AGRICULTURAIL. The rust is seriously injuring during the past eweek or so the crops in many places about Durham" Ox and the Loddon. , The at crop is generally light in neighborhood of the 'Ox.' The Canadian quality of grain introduced so successfully, some time ago is not doing well this year. Wheat reap ing has commenced now in severallocalities the hay harvest being over in several parts of the :Bendigo district. At Durham Ox Mr. Mlarfleet has his hay all stacked, there being, a fair average yield. Mr. John Williams had a fair looking crop of wheat, but of late it has shrivelled up considerably. It is to be feared that with this sultry weather: the result, ,ill play such havoc with several of the later sown crops, that they will not be worth cutting, and will only be fit to be eaten down or depastured on. The hay harvest is very good now at Marong, and the yield generally excellent, at Bullock Creek, and especially at Leich ardt. There is a fair average grain crop too at the Serpe...
KILLED BY A FALL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
iil.wBY A FALL. old man. between fifty-five and tarso age, named Daniel Whelan h his death in a very simple manl he Sunbury railway station on the f the 7th inst. e passed the re of a MIrs. Todd on that night, about p. in an intoxicated condition, and acrss to the station. Mrs. Todd a crawl up the steps leading to the -house on his hands and knees. he re:chetd the top step he fell arlda ?n thesteps. Mrs. Toddsaent istance, but the deceased was found dead. .L inquest, says the 1'ele . was liehl upon the body on Satur yr. Candler, when Dr. Spark satt- at he had examined the body of the sed, an death had evidently been d by a fracture of the base of the The jury returned a verdict, of ental death.
[?]TAL RUNAWAY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 16 November 1877
*I, RUNAVAY ACCIDENT. turdla-, the distric coroner held est upo?l the body of a young man JleIi Iawrence, who was killed on ' of the 7th inst., -by being . f his cart on the' Brighton (/ tness named John Grundy,the Ssays, gave evidence of seen the deceased driving the Brighton road on Wed evening week. The horse became ed at something, and bolted. After e had galloped along the road for thirty yards, deceased was thrown r. Woodhouse was sent for, but be arrivl the deceased died. Dr. ose said he had examined the body, t ie had no doubt but that the ls deah had been caused by a frae lie spi n near the neck. A verdict dental death was returned by the