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MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 31 December 1869
MELBOURNE MARKETS. &nbsp; FLOUR. GRAIN, &c. -Carlton Flour Mills, 20th December. Mr Samuel Ramsden re- ports :--Fine flour at £12 per ton ; fine pol- lard at 1s 6d per bushel; bran, Is 4d do. Messrs R. and W. Aitken this day report:- Fine flour at £12 per ton ; fine pollard, 1s 6d per bushel; coarse do, 1s 5d do. &nbsp; HAY MARKET, Wednesday, 29th Decem- &nbsp; ber.--Messrs Butler and Moss report:--The arrivals, although large, met a fair sale, dealers generally having exhausted their stocks during the holidays. Hay, £3 to £5 straw, £3 to £3 10s. Mr James Fenton states that the supply during the past few days has increased; the market, however, &nbsp; &nbsp; has been cleared, and prices remain at last &nbsp; quotations. Hay, from £3 to £4 15s; straw, £3 to £3 10s.
THE NEW YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 31 December 1869
THE NEW YEAR. - OLD Father Christmas has taken his de- parture. The conventional roast beef and plum pudding have been duly eaten, and now that New Year's Day is upon us what remains for both old and young but rise up and play? A word to both; whilst freely using' do not abuse the privilege. Millions of christians in all parts of the world worship at the shrine of "Old &nbsp; Christmas," but few peoples can carry on their devotions so favorable as our own, whether of climate, social, religious, or political. Here every man can in the literal sense worship God under his own vine and fig tree, none daring to make him afraid. Let us hope that every colo- nist carries with him a due sense of his responsibilities as well as privileges, and remember in the midst of all our abund- ance, there are some poor brothers whom age, accident, improvidence, or misfortune has reduced to povcrty, and that their claims must not be neglected. The Founder of our common christianity came to estab...
NOTES AND EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 31 December 1869
NOTES AND EVENTS. The old man named James Brady, men- tioned in our last as having stolen a cheque from a man at Ondit, was bought up to- day, and sentenced, to six months impri- sonment with hard labor. He caused some amusement after the hearing of the evid- ence. When asked if he wished to be &nbsp; dealt with by the Bench or go before a jury, he decided on the former, but pleaded not guilty, and "knew no more about it than the child unborn." He was then told he would have to be committed for trial, when he naively remarked, "then make me guilty, and let us have it over!" The question was again put him, and he pleaded guilty, amid the laughter of the Court. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Hamilton Free Press has expired after a career extending over eight years. The final number was issued on Friday last. No particular cause is assigned for its discontinuance but it is presumed that it had ceased to pay. As a set off to this blank in Western Journalism we ...
COLAC POLICE COURT. This Day—Friday [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 31 December 1869
COLAC POLICE COURT. This Day—Friday James Brady was charged with stealing a purse containing a cheque for £16 8s 11d, two £1 notes, and some silver from James Sherlock. Plea not guilty. (Before C. Beal, Esq., J.P.; J. Robertson, Esq., J.P.; and T. Rae, Esq., J.P.) &nbsp; James Sherlock, prosecutor, deposed: I am a laborer residing at Ondit. On the night of the 27th I was at the Ondit Ho- tel, and fell asleep in the dining room about four o-clock nexst moring. About 7 o'clock, I awoke and went into the bar, where I missed my purse containing the money. The cheque produced is the one stolen. I indentify the purse and cheque but not the notes. I had the money be- tween 12 and 1 o'clock. I made enquiries and found the cheque had been cashed by Mr Quinane, of Ondit. Mirs Quinane told me she got it from the prisoner, who was present in the bar. Mr Mechan then went for the police and prisoner was arrested. To the Bench : I was sober when I went to sleep. I am not aware that anyone ...
BERLIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 31 December 1869
BERLIN.—A 17oz. nugget was brought in to Inglewood from Tyler on Tuesday, and &nbsp; sold at the Bank of Victoria, by the wife of a puddler, who had picked it up after it had been pitched out of machine in clearing out the rough stuff. She happened to be pass- ing at the time it was thrown out, it being then in appearance nothing but a ball of blue clay, and catching a slight glimmer of metal she took it up and washed it, when it as- sumed the form of a nugget.—Inglewoed Ad- vertiser. The rivers are said to be falling very rapidly. The Murray is now down to 4 feet above summer level, and the Campaspe is fast becoming a black unsightly ditch. A young man named Ray was recently brought into Wagga Wagga suffering from animal poisoning. He had been travelling from with sheep, but they were not diseased ; it is therefore conjectured that a fly from some diseased animal must have settled upon an abrasion of the skin upon his hand, and thus conveyed the deadly virus of animal poiso...
IRISH LOYALTY. (To the Editor of the Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
-·- InrSH ~LOY AL;~TY-~i ; > -. i:(To tke L'dsto~r'oyf tfe~I:eae~d.) SeaSR, Iam ap',retty ''d~nstant.reader of of .your paper; .as well as of~that issued from- another. office, and so I learn the state of "things in general" from both sides. l. am no ways befogged by this course; on the contirary, wshen-i doss't see my'way clear, I mix oppoiste opinions from both sides, cut theni in hlf, and then I say "them's niy sentiiilents." ".Of dourse I did iot fail to resad"Jottings by an idler,"'for being a busy man mnyself-?v''hen.I'm in te mood? I like an. idle .man. to tell me "what's up,"`when I have'no time td lemar for myself. .-Though the "joitiogs': are-to my mind "home brewed,, and nevei writ tenosit of doors, they,,are none the ?;orse for. that, I' am myself ain'admirer:o6f'homel insassfactiires: Still "home made" bread is" someiimhes: a- leetle -heavy: and "hoie1 brewed" -beer is: sometimes a- leetle: souri and I am afraid it may be said of the jot.: tings that they are both he...
ALCOHOL v. COLD WATER. (To the Editor of the Colac Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
.LCOhOiL v. cOLD AT ER,?,,. Sinit--l ljr irt my -cmisuniioati; , i: in ytmr issue 'if te IStl h lifi-nivie'igreat of. fesice to; ertain chlil wa ter cires, one ol whoi Ihad tim he efmlltry ti itt?aiik ine in a oslst niiiercifll oiaiimer. Hisn reliairs rela. tihe to ,he lae LordI BrIeughl;mm are onwar. laitlite anom uimalkmt Ifir, aid wo uld leail perntas to im~gimiei that [ tli eideavoredl to tradilee time ilnelm,,ry imf that woiiderfully gifrlls man. tHe says tha't ne'er bef6iir the anicrri l was lnasle tiy ine dlii lie knsmwn that file olaE Lord Breu-ham was a'disciple of mactllds. I sin not at all surprisied-at that, there sie ninalny other. things'.our cold-watee friend is entirely igo oraitsif. Hethen giees a ,?fltiiittiii ht Iro .if the mea?mit,,ol the Wirl' ,lisciljle if f.laclins, whicll:hel nttd 'liutr to mi. Ue'l.?i says that "'Poterity will write Lsrl Brou-ham's name hilt tip in thi. teiimple of fame ioeudo Morality han triedto nrite it in the dust."" Acco,rn?i ,, to isy ...
(To the Editor of the Colac Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
(To the Editor o/" the L'oloc 2erol.) %ltt,--Lolkltd over tile loca papers of the district, my eye' reted ou-il report in your jourllal ui mlla ul0lu r .ll51 ball, wojLeb LOuK jIlle,? Ot tile IS0te Ut" .511" iVils r tlsle Ur'eac" is seteo) eU the ii tO Of thl is ossus eoalslusIlo" e luulis 10 it aitritlck's Coy; a dLr)' j OS~iio..,,j' el apatO C10 tolllltllO e tile UOC:eae .l?t?rlclt:iiy etatCed to base¢ beell eOufeTreU Lt.UUU tIoe IlIIuIeLsr Of It. t~atrsekgl so tlie e.ile anUd salughters oet tihe buhcrald isle. Mly eye caught aiso, as jIrlilted iO tile L'olae o'eer?et', of liarCh aLO, i tI a.e,,rajss Ir lleaded "- ottings JLjn an Idler," 550, a presumle, had notlhitg bet ; ter to do trlam crtIcise, us the turn 0f his othituse slod idle ioiudmiglht be, What ap /ee'r to me is Celtcltiri thai noue, sate Stnose wiltully llhllgoual \......ld attempt to Couvi; eri LO L-Wce ai pUirpoSu evidently in lteuetc. ounllug, as the coatlllelt does, Pler, Irom an opposition paper, it-will. be laac...
Original Correspondence We are not responsible for opinions expressed by our corresponents and reserve the right to reject any communication. (Continued from our Last[?]) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
*Original Corresponlenic We are not reap?nsible for opinionu expressed by our -,rreaponilenu:, and resLive the right to reject any ciullui'icltiltn" (. d ontinidJ0'o1t our Last. All medical practitioners in every part of the world are agreed that the habitual use of alconolic liquors lncreases liability to' sutfer -fromn muruie agencieso o on oepi demic or pestilential nature.?.i'. Aundeir sou, of GIasgow, states, a s the result of hi- txperiellc, in tre treatment of 2z25 upatlie?a iii tLe _epuelic o0 ?_,.48-?0:.: 1..t lhave bfuud tmd t use o alcoholic drinks to be the most poerful predisposing cause of' naligiau?t cholera, with which. I am ur?qlUal'Ltd. io strong is lly opitiou on t," ,.i'l-thalt .vere i one ot the autlouri ties, uau had hie pouer, 1. would plaucar every spirnt-shop in tou'n with lar'g bills, coutainnug tlhe words Choleru Solu ilere." So much lor r:" orality's" specific obr the *preon0ion ± of cholera. 1 strongly sus pect tna ** Aiorality'8" argumiettaLiou is mitou...
THE COLAC POUND. [To the Editor of the Colac Herald.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
'ItHIE: COLAC 1OUSD. [To l~oe .Editor of the Colce Ilerald.) dIR.--Y,,cr Crrst. ;nlinci "Sk.letli" cn:yrct- De ic iih i~ . i c, Ia , ,, l'iiidkecper in I, hr. Li, ti, bi,, I hrliiink y,,u r readers gcicclviy ,i,, n iirhllv? c ito t cil cevn it S, tl,,w ii, thii lc I. Iccblaio? ii. i- a new i lni y I caII c ily aerlollows in f llfc oIn toI h tliiltc ;niiiiln iol, t:.eo iollitilt! cecfliO th yti lady i xtl,hira ne' i i' I .l te .oSe tel 6ncct Iitl, Dl .ill in n ccllll tlciy--[i ninistll eii,f.ccci flu cllrliallred corititcrhIig tis tr-ll cclli mt mm; l,;iit3 mcml thme oi~immmmrmniticsH tier mimoii! havc monnibe.0 nloin iiiif hc eon get a lt,,li i ,', in \Vcliicsdiy niolmolacv It iniiay lie a litlieolty I aiimiit ao nlot beiing tile fandlijici -Ahle iioil fir Skcihrtcii'l"e wiil be able to cce iilcrci'cnthl iii tile Pnuiiil thatil;i~as existed 8 wcei? in thtii apoclcgy (cc a Pamhlmtck cud auii tailcig" arliiel at a itegrec of t~lenuia tim mn :?u iml ih gladel-tmhe soul of even a " !iel...
THE GRANT TESTIMONIAL. [To the Editor of the Colac Herald.] [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
THE GRANT ?ESTIMIONIAL [To the Editor of theColar Herald.] '" Sl - I olaslll like to know wha has heen dJoe abott tie Goast testislolnial, for lrfter all that has, fran tkhefirst be'u soi.l, sorely durely tilh res toalt ohohi. he slochiUo taojible. After tile lir~t l ,urisll of truolpe.s oo te ilea beijg e' p0se51 t5tCl were crave bj..eli-na...e that i I las hi Grast Ibeis is .tiice co0ld nltr. bl , rrteilei.llt If lI'ti Ill0 ,ill1i5 i00 Olle on,,r 'grave tllhat it oee,,le t, Ihave f.fIh1 el but tol keep the lloatter fr,,m late 1111111-tar aol tt~erehlb.ilb~ig 1 ~t~lm'lattet a.?tlte.HI' ; itslne. " 10 rh Glr tn; wOa at Oils 1Ie alc110b101 I, lnlt Illilg what Isigl~tO, c dIItt: l e :1! a, the se tlilg tcle Il'l-Iple oil ,i. 1111,I1 lut tile change frontl Groat tb) hl'K'lIn I~al\ rot itseli illjlulious ll tlhe he4~ Ill --l't.'If t~le 00115 01.11]? [)l~l e or.lbOllb|r M, Grint ·ase hack tl ,,1101 Illc t tla I 1.,,.lle,1 II II mfliero ftoll the I;aek stallS tile Ia tr. l;lt lher, e Ohli...
GAZETTE ITEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
SThe foilow~ing Frienaly Seer~ havedb~ee '?gistered, for the year eoditg ,Decein. ,er, 18"69*.-Thlie. L~;al Wisea Lege;, 1,; 14, l:l). OddFeilowJ? J26; Loyl Jiwtrtow- ~cJcl ·Vu'. 1.. / Nell6ws 9t6h''eb; Loyal CO.bden Lodge, No 5, A J.O.'Odd Fellows. 22and March; Loyal averleigh Loddr?,- ~o 24 . 0A.I.O. O(ld Fel li?wsa?,th MrichlLoyal Biriegirra - Ldge, No'3f, -A.f.O; Odd Fellows;.4th Jfine ; the: Surc IRyal, No 4717, Geelonu and Wcetern U. Dintrict; A.0 Forestera, 9th June ; C.la Sc. Patrick's Society;. 23rld iecember: the Never Fail Teiit Njo91, -Victoria District, i.0. Rechabites, 21st October. H. O Bennett hai been appointed Collec tor of Imyosts, at CampierdQwn. Return ot Insolvencies for': the week end-, inM, te 19ti March, 1870; in th-' Geelong Ci'cuit' District -?-rederick Bell. Quar;z RLees. Stawell, engineer, 4th Match ;Wil linm.Colding .Penshurt,; storekeeper, l1th March. The licenses isinid to. the parties men tio!eil in- the aninexed schoilulo- have beeni ldeeinel iil'hl...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKETS. Saturday March, 26th. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
)RjLBOUI[N E PRODUCE ]igI?KE TS. ri Saturday ;March, 26th. I h here was a good sale for all kinds"of pro. C duce thlis morning at the following quota tions :--Baotl, 9d to is per dozen bunches'; A bianS (sidney), 2d to 3d per lb ; beet 9d to I s per dozen ; bouquets, 4s to 8s do; p oabbag ri Is to 5s do; carrots 9d to Is per C dozen .inches; celery, 2s to 4s do; cress - "dd6 cocumbers, 3d to ls I (loies ; garlic . 2,d-to ; l Ter lb ; horseradish, 2s t, 8 pera dozen sacks : lavender, Is Tier. dz bunches; leeks; I to Is 3d do; marjiraim, 9,L do ; miint 6 I ,Is ; onions, dry 5s 6.1 to 7s lpe cwt do, grr n, 6s to .Ss ier dozen Iunches; panley 9dl to Is do ; plarsrilis is to Is 3di I do; pbP ·i 2&d to 3d per ib ;' potatoes 3s to 3s 6d p c wt; pumpikins, 4s to 8s per dozei radisho 4d to 61 per dozen bunches; rhu Sbhrb; 9 1 to Is 6di per dozen buhiches ; sage, I 9d do s ,allots, 2ad to 3dT per' lb; thyuuie Gd E to 8d pr dozen bunches; turnipsl 9d to Is 3d per doe n bunches ; tomato...
CAMPERDOWN. Monday, M[?], 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
" A MIP. ,RDOJ. : -_ [Faon.A ColtCspONid .:' I~iondisy, AJh, 28; The Agiictulttiral Show on '.?y was velry. successful, aid.. was rle to both the islandenigent asiod'yhe h str. I-he' g'asinu \iot thc. lurt Llian?o the trust excellent, the weiither w adine and the attendante very taiir il I the Lady preisher took..a i fe Galsptlroown peoplea tepe ing, tintring, w hic h : s1ill Aird ltfi thi yu peuple to- aid i~th~h gd 'se .iss, l'noe, asl apui. odlispeA od 8 lady, willbe lOog and lavora4 rrem ertde.htre;. .. I he tvio bear paesh aviK ' sil e -svehsobig iost ateoach ii r rstes tterss..bder ao?no de pluse,- hi own ,ssper;-" ihey. pirovdkk mera at oes, t- I ..think, the space,. sonseta sni" site, ic?'fhibe better occhpid4
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
- . eareh partly dispatched along the tcoast i,. the neighborhood for any traces ,f the Fouth Sea Islanders missing from :he wrnck of the Marie Gabrielle, lost at l~oonlight head, has returned to Camper town saithout meeting With any success. 'jhe Harnpden Gesrdian states:-'"With !'erenc to the blackfellows whom they s.s:-sast itpossihc to discover, Senior-con fjnaer.. huderble S?wale states that after a most dili ?,gg .t search, in which, no portion of the Bacon s was overlooked, not a trace of these Z lour, men could be discovered. They ud nacesof men and horses near the _ire Lut these were evidently station :acks and along the beach, in placcs, in "Ma A" u k f 'd d ' f z'h"e aum er blc tracs ofa id dogs feet were Si'tound. Mr Swale states that Mr Chap Fe tl's opinion is, that 'these men never Ter . in scrub at all, or he and his men V hve discovered traces of them. lIe .. e nks 'hat if they did not escape, in one ..the soats they were drowned is at temptin; to follow the crew to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
OR0 SUPPORTERS. .... .. _ tw ith in C o la c ii d_ tlt e . s iir m i. d ,;r n ,v i Sn. - . IuT- te ? ce , -Which alteration ibill6 e o efect on eand afte the 28th .January, when the subscription will be as uhder : One CIpy per week (in advance.) "~ar.per -Ye6ar. 5s. pe half :year 2s. 6d. per Quarter.. : Two Copies per week (in advance.) 1 per Year. 10s per half year. i,...: . -per Quarter. Py this redluction we hope to increase our circulation (now .over 300 copies) to NASH i .WOODS, Proprietors. C TIOll .Those of our patrons ?whose ac ..counts Jr the past quarter have been ren dc'ed,wo II greatly facilitate p.tw orkiug by as early dttention to them piuossible. _ NASI d WOODS,ý Herald Of ice. - THE E HERA.LDp. 4U8iDAY EVENING MABA 29 1870 W or ierve by the Gazett that Mri S P ? ietson o.fColachas been :ap " ?i d. : ulegstrates for the Geel nd 6 flr cission District.
SOUTH-WESTERN PROVINCE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 March 1870
SO? T 0IJ' WRTR" ' PRV O IPIrCME -ECLETION - Th ii1n tn lace o Fi'Fida-in the South-Western Pr·ovinee, for the retui'ff of a member to fill the vacany caused by the death of the Hon Mr: M'Crae. In gi very little excitement: was: 'ex hibited. The polling waas languid,' and Mr.Cowan'i friendi especially: were slon in ' rollingulp.". The 'following are the returns.to hand, lictary resting with Mr Cummintag ' P g,llin Place. -COinmin. Cowa'n. Anikie' : . . "7 I.. .:: AahBy, Norbh . 37 :" 15-.: -:,.... South " 9 .."":.4 Ballarat, Euast 60 -84 Weal .. "....133. .. 267, Ceres 2 I Batuaforit 2."?: . 8 7' .. Dryndale":': .? :·.. . 40 " " " BRamnyong. i -.". ";: 43 '"71q2 ·or h ·- 0??o/::?!.?0?- 6s Norub Geelaug 26::;i 28 Tnherleigh . .'. ?14 ? "-..3 Piggoreet 10 7:~ Reothwel:, ".i-.,. 17 "0- " Linton..-t" :...: ) :-10 1.: 2 - ·h fliit.Moel no- : ... , ' 70 ? .. .V . Qwemaaliffea - 27. " :r;:? Smiythae Creek. r `+ ? j 9mytheudala - ..: : 3 - South Rode. 70 5 Steiglite 2.2 , . . Lciah Road 8 :...