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CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. FEBRUARY. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 February 1869
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. February. phases of the moon. Last quarter. Thursday, 4th, 2.36 a,m. New moon . .Thursday, 11th, 11.34 p.m. First quarter. .Saturday, 20th, 2.46 a.m. Full moon ..Friday, 26th, 9.45 p.m. Apogee ., 13th, 1 p.m. Perigee .. 26tb,llp.m. AT ECHUCA. Days of the Sun. Date Week. Moon. Rises. Set?. h. sr. H. M. h. jr. 10 Wednesday., 5 25 7 3 R. 3 49 a.m. 11 Thursday . 5 27 7 2 4 45 12 Friday 5 28 7 1 S. 7 30 p.m. 13 Saturday 5 29 7 0 8 0 14 Sunday 5 30 6 58 8 30 15 Monday 5 31 6 57 9 58 16 Tuesday 5 32 6 56 9 28
THE MURDER AT AMPHITHEATRE. INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 February 1869
THE MURDER AT AMPHITHEATRE. Inquest. (From a Correspondent of the Age.) Ad inquest was held on Wednesday at the Jolly Waggoners' Hotel, Amphitheatre, by Mr Leonard Worsley, the coroner f r the dis trict of Avoca, on the body of James Henry, who was found dead on the Amphitheatre station, on Tuesday last. Robert M'Farlane, sworn, deposed: I found the body of deceased on Tuesday morning last, at about nine o'clock, lying in the bush between the boms station and the Basin Hut Saw Mills. It was about a mile from the station, and about 100 yards off the road. It was lying on the stomach with the right side of the face on the ground. I did not touch the body, seeing it was quite lifeless. I found deceased's hat ten or twelve yards from the body. There was a good deal of blood lying about in patches, and tho grass looked as if the body had been dragged through it for some distance. Frank Clapperton: I am the second son of Thos. Clapperton, of Amphitheatre station. On Tuesday last I went ou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 February 1869
THE RIVERINE HERALD BI-WEEKLY NEWSPAPEll, Is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and des patched on tlie same day by the Victorian and New South Wales Mails. Subscription. Ten shillings and sixpence per Quarter, payable in advance; or twelve shillings if credited, with postage added to country subscribers. The quarters commence on 1st July and 1st October of this year. 1 Subscribers commencing after the beginning of a quarter will be charged proportionately to the termination of the current three months. Orders to discontinue cannot be received after the begin ning of a quarter, and should be forwarded during - the last month of a quarter, together with the amount due for all arrears tlrnn owing. NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. To afford the utmost facility to business men for obtaining the publicity they require, the following scale of charges for advertising in the Bivertne Herald has been adopted. £ a. d. For one inch for one insertion 0 5 0 One inch for two insertions 0 8 C One inch ...
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 February 1869
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MO AM A. There can be no doubt that the late rains hare done much good, for although they were not of a general character, they fell heavily in some spots, and they must have filled many waterholea and day-pans. At Eciiuca, on Monday afternoon, very heavy rain fell for a short interval, approaching from the Xorth-West, and sweep ing over the town in a similar direction. If there be suffic ent old grass to cover the young spring it is likely that the localities favourtJ by the rain vill be enabled to supply tolerable feed, and thus defy the drought until the approach of winter. Our Kerant; correspondent informs us that there is nothing stirring in the way of stock, on the Lower Loddon, or in the district of Swan Hill. The plains, he says, are quite bare, and the water low, items of information which quite account for the quietude in pastoral matters in this district.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 February 1869
r_; I Pri»f(eggio»uK '/"'fr MR. IL N. POWELL,'w' ' .Solicitor, &c., IrK- •'*" • Opposite the Bank of Yiotoria, :n r ■-> ECHUCA. . '621' ;* .5Iotels,.4V-b'.; ECHtJC A : HO:TEL, - Higli: Stx'eet, Eclnica th0j1a8' W.'' MITCH ell &lt; BROS to announce ; to ? his friends aodsitbe: . imbtio' that he 'ia;now inHtW occupation of the above well-known Hostelry, whioiils in; coursev of ' horou^t renovation. lie trusts that' '"the 'old established, oharaoter, of the house ' will&lt; riot Jsaffer at His' hand&y and' j hopes by keeping 'the " ■ ; '!!)Uin:r. SSest of 'Wines, ' ' ■ r:u and'/'Alcs;"'-' « To merit the patrbnage' formerly bestowed'-upon' 1 • ' the'house. 1 ; good'•Cabling:/.'."-i;;i! •, Boarders accommodated'bnjreasonallle terms. .. ' iMitchell]')*'• : 139 , ' • ' , J. ~*"")p Proprietor.-;, ■ 'Btasitfess'-3SinSiices.!J I .wfi • V V; v! :t->r»a ■ ALFRED ;■ CARPENTER!,''1. J B o oks eiler* S '£atioiier,!; : ;■ AND.-/' " M.:- U:M, 1 News Agent,;" "i;...
MESSRS BENSON AND CO.'S REPORT. Saturday, 6th February. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 February 1869
MESSRS BENSON AND CO.'S REPORT. , Saturday, 6th February. Horse Market.—A fair amount of business has teen done in this branch during ttio past week, both in un broken and broken-in stock. On Saturday we yarded a mob of colta from Mr Chapman's station," TJrana, New South Wales. Thero was a good assemblage of buyers to compote for them, and the prices obtained were gene rally considered satisfactory. Sales varied from .£4 to £27 15s. Four medium draught colts brought £100, and the remainder made from £4 to £20 per head. We had a numerous attendance of buyers for broken-in Btock after the colt sale, and wc succeeded in disposing of a good number of lots. "We sold medium draught horses at from £12163 to £25; light harness horses from £.5 to £16; hacks, from £2 to £6. We have al60 disposed of drays, spring cart harness, and. saddlery, to some extent. Pro, Poultry, and Meat Market.—The pig market was somewhat slacker than we anticipated it would have been on Thursday last. A good deal of...
SANDHURST. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Tuesday, February 9. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 10 February 1869
SANDHURST. (From Que Own Correspondent.) Tuesday. February 9. 459 cnttle—beat beef 22s 6d per hundred—very little under 17s 6il; 20 calves, not good; 2,075 sheep, im provement from 6d to Is per head. Cottle.—137, Gwynne's (Werai). good and middling:, L6 2s; 175. Cobb and Co. (Perricoota), middling and plain L4 10a Gd; 114, Holloway Brothers (Loddon), very Small, good and middling, L5 2a 6d; 19, Martin's, small, middling, Lo ; 14 sundry lots.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
Outrage on a ¥oung Girl—The Dungog correspondent of the Maitland Mer cury reports that at the Police Court in that district, on the 14th ultimo, a man named John Yardy was charged with rape. It ap pears, from the evidence of the prosecutrix, Eleanor French, an intelligent girl of fourteen years of age, that on Saturday, the 9th of January instant, she was sent a message by her mother to Mrs Yarday's, a neighbour residing about four miles off; she arrived there safely, and having delivered her message left Yarday's to return home about 4 p.m, taking a path through the bush, a path, although lonely, yet one she had always used. When she arrived about half-way home, she observed some distance in front of her, a person approaching the path 5 he had an old hood on his head, a cloth over his face, no boots on, his trousers turned up to his knees, and his shirt hanging out all round him; he advanced as far as the path, sat down, and awaited her arrival. Prosecutrix, however, being alarmed,...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE: ; From our latest telegraphic intelligence we gather the following:— Dunolly. The nugget which was found by Deeson and Oates at Moliagul, on Tuesday morning! beats everything found before in any part of the world. It weighs 2,268 ozs 10 dwts ,14 grs of smelted gold, exclusive of 10 ozs which were given away by the lucky finders to their friends. The London Chartered Bank has advanced between £9,000 and £10,000 on it. Great excitement exists all around Dun oily, and people are arriving from all parts to see the nugget. It has been christened " The Welcome Stranger. Sydney. During the recent thunderstorms, Mr Matthews, of Tamwortb, was killed by a flash of lightning. In the Assembly on Tuesday night, Mr R. Stewart brought forward his resolutions with reference to the payment of members. Mr Stewart proposed that country members should be compensated to the extent of 20s per diem during the session, so as to meet the cost of their residence in Sydney. The motio...
PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL. The efficacy of the solution ot sulphite or lime as a meat preserver has been placed be yond question by the experiments that have from time to time been made, and there is little doubt that this valuable agent will before long' be extensively used. Messrs P. fckinner and Co., who are now manufacturing the sulphite for the market, have been suc cessful in nearly all the experiments they have tried, while some that are yet in progress are also turning out very satisfactorily. A leg of mutton, which has been washed once a day in a solution, consisting of one part of sul phite of lime and six parts of water, has kept perfectly fresh and sweet since the IStb Jan uary, and another, joint which was dipped once in at solution of double the strength, and then hung inside a barrel containing, some of the mixture, was found on examination on Wednesday to be almost in the same condi tion as when the meat left the butcher's shop. Other experiments have been tried by M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
A Brisbane paper snys that a shipload of Papuan negroes had been landed at Burke town. They had all been engaged excepting one—for whose services a sum of £10 was wanted—by.the squatters on the Plains of Promise. Wansteil WANTED a good Tradesman to make 60,000 Bricks, at Murray Downs Station, Swan Hill. Apply to F. Hogarth, Eehuoa. 161 WANTED by a Married Couple, a Situation on a Station. For particulars apply A.B., ofiioe of this paper. 13 IFoi* Sale FOR SALE BY TENDER. To Storekeepers, Drapers, Publicans, Wine and /Spirit Merchants, and others. In tha TruBt Estate of M'LENNON & TAYLOE, of Swan Hill. TENDERS will be received for the purohase of * the Goods in the above estate, consisting of Groceries and Oilmen's stores Ironmongery and saddlery Drapery and Haberdashery "Wines and Spirits Boots and Shoes Amounting to about £1300 worth. Parsons desirous of doing so, can either tender for the whole stock or for any of the above lines separately. Goods on view and stock lists r...
VICTORIA RACING CLUB AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
VICTORIA RACING CLUB AUTUMN MEETING. : The following entries were made on Wed nesday evening; . ' AUSTRALIAN CUP, A handicap sweepstakes of 5 sovs each, 2 ft, : with 150 added. For three-year-olds and upwards. The winner of a handicap race of the value "of 100 sovs after the weights are declared to carry 51b extra ; of two or more such races, 71b extra. Two miles and a quarter. Weights to be declared on or before the 22nd of February. Acceptances, with the balance of the stake, on the day of ■ general entry. Mr Dufrocq's b g Tomboy, 6 yrs. . Mr Parslow's bl g Iona, aged. Mr T. Yowhs's b g Jack, aged. Mr H. Fisher's gr o Antelope, 3 yrs. ■ Mr J. Cleeland's gr m Shenandoah, aged. Mr J. Gain's gr m Miranda, aged, Mr L. L.,Smith's b m Lady Manners Sutton, 5 ■V yrs..:, Mr L. L. Smith's b h L. L.,'4 yrs. : Mr J. Kerr's oh h Sheet Anchor, 4 yrs. Mr W. Field's b g Strop, aged. Mr J. Field's brg Cadland, aged. . Mr "Wildock's b m Sylvia, 4 yrs. Mr J. Wilson ns br f Gasworks, 3 yrs. .Mr J. Wi...
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
TO_ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. | We were as much pained as surprised when we learnt that a well known' resident of Echuca, who had not to our knowledge ever been looked upon as a "needy novice," "a blunderer," or " oca wholly destitute of re spectability or professional skill," should have taken to himself remarks made by us in a : recent article protesting against the abolition of certain high offices ia this town, and in- &lt; tended for a class of persons widely different from that to which he belongs. We have t also to express our utter amazement that the gentlemen to whom we refer should have permitted himself to imagine that because he confidentially informed us of a matter which was on the very point of being made public— ' and which was made public before we touched upon it—wb were thus precluded from re- 1 porting, or commenting upon, the same. To 1 give a journalist early intelligence is one 1 thing, but it is quite another to close his mouth for all succeeding time. ...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. The Speaker took the chair at two o'clock, and in a few minutes afterwards, in accord ance with a message from his Excellency the Governor, proceeded to the Legislative Coun cil chamber. On his return, he proceeded to his private room, aod the House re-assembled at four o'clock. Mr Graham Berry, the recently-elected member for West Geelong, was introduced by the Chief Secretary and Mr Cavr, and the customary oath having been administered, he took his seat in the Ministerial corner. Mr Kitto, the newly-3lected member for Castle maine, was also introduced by Messrs Baillie and Jj'arrell, and took his seat in the Opposi tion corner. An acknowledgement of the address con gratulating her Majesty on Prince Alfred's restoration to health, was read, and a volume containing addresses presented on the occasion of the assassination of President Lincoln, was read. Mining reports and bank returns were presented by Messrs Sullivan and M'Culloch. Mr Yale presented a general s...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. FEBRUARY. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
CALENDAR FOR THE iWEEK. Februaky; ; ; \ - PHASES 0 F V T HE. M 0 ON; Last quarter. Thursday, 4th, 2.36.a m. ';New uiooa' I.Thursday,llthi ll.34 p m. ' First quarter.. Saturday, 20th, 2.46 a.m. Full moon ..Friday, 26th, 9.45 p.m. Apogee _ v 13th, lp.m. "Perigee .. "26th,' 11 p.m. - ' ~ ■ AT ECIIUCA. " Date 13 14 15 16 17 IS 19 Days of the Week.' Sun. ', Moon. Rises. Set?. Saturday Sunday Monday .. Tuesday Wednesday., Thursday . Friday .H. ir. 5.29 5 30 5 31 5 32 5 33 5 34 5 35 h. jr. 1 0 6 58 6 57 6 56 6 £5 6 54 6 52 H. IT. 3. 8 0 p.m. 8 30 8 58 9 28 9 58 10 31 11 5
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Thursday, 11th February. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Thursday, 11th February. .The President took the chair at two o'clock. The Clerk read the proclamation for the assembling; of Parliament, and immediately afterwards The Usher announced that His Excellency the Governor was approaching the Council chamber. • • His Excellency the Governor entered the chamber at seven minutes past two o'clock. His Excellency was accompanied by Lieut Rothwell, A.D.C.; Mr Manners Sutton, private secretary; Lieut-Colonel Trevor, C.B., Colonel Pitt, Major Baker, Major Bhawe, Cnptain Richardson, and Captain Purchas, of the Prince of Wales Light Horse. The fol lowing consuls were also present in the portion of the chamber set apart for them :—Mr J. B. Were, Brazil, Chili, and Denmark; Mr Ploos Van Amstel, the Netherlands; Mr Cooper, Russia; Lieut-General Latham, United States of America; Mr Damyon, Portugal; and Signor Biagi, Kingdom of Italy. After a brief interval, the Speaker and members of the Legislative Assemb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
THE RIVERINE HERALD BI-WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, Ib published every Wednesday and Saturday, and des patched on tlie same day by the Victorian and New South Yi'ales Mail?. Subscription, Ten shillings and sixpence per Quarter, payable in advance; or twelve Bhilling3 if credited, with postage added to country subscribers. The quarters commence on 1st July and 1st October of this year. Subscribers commencing after the beginning of a quarter will be charged proportionately to the termination of the current three months. Orders to discontinue cannot be received after the begin ning of a quarter, and should be forwarded during the last month of a quarter, together with the amount due for all arrears then owing. KOTICIi TO ADVERTISERS. To afford the utmost facility to business men for obtaining the publicity they require, the following snale of charges for advertising in the Riverine Herai/d has been adopted. £ b. d. For one inch for one insertion 0 5 0 One inch for two insertions 0 8 6 One inch fo...
THE GOVERNMENT DEBENTURES [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
THK GOVERNMENT DEBENTURES Below will be found the names of the successful tenderers for tbe £300,000 issue of Government debentuies, which were officially made known on Wednesday. As the sums tendered at n premium and at par exceed by £21,'00 the sum (£300,000) required by the Government, each tender at par has been1 reduced pro rata, making the sum tendered at par £125,100, at premium, £174,900— total, £300,000. J. B. Were and Son, £20,000, at par, £3,900 at 2s 6d premium, £25,000 at 2s Id, £25,000 at Is 3d, and £5000 at Is; Joseph Collie, £100,000 at par; John Meek, L1000, at Is premium; James Hentv, as Chairman of'the Savings Banks Commissioners, L100,000 at | premium; P. .E. Phillips, £600 at 1 pre mium; John Clark, Castlemaine, £1000, at 2 premium; D. W. Gossett, L400 and L1000 § premium ; George Frew,. L600 at par; Peers and Frew, L1009 at par; T. M. Turner, Port Albert, £200 at par; H. W. Stewart, £12,000 at 1 premium; H. W. Stewart, £3000 at par; Emily Maria Ste phenson, £20...
The Riverine Herald ECHUCA, SATURDAY, FEB 13, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
MCKUGA, SATURDAY,, 13, 186D. Pressure of Parliamentary and other intelli gence obliges us to withold our leadiDg matter. Tl:6 Government of New South Wales'have again prohibited Victorian sheep from crossing into their territory during the' ensning six months. The managers of the Eohuca Borough Common met at the Commercial Hotel on Thursday night. Present—Messrs Redman, Hansen, and M'Arthur. Alter some discussion it was agreed that slaughter ing lie-osr jshou'ld be granted at£1210s per annum, limiting tha maximum number of sheep to 300 head, and cattle to 40 head. It was also decided to allow cows in milk for dairy purposes to depas ture at 2s per head per annum less than ordinary cattle. We have to remind lovers of both sexes that "Valentine's Day will fall upon to-morrow, and we sincerely trust that they will make the best passible use of the short time whioh now remains at their disposal. Thei second session of the sixth Victorian Par liament met ia pretty much tha usual way on T...
THE LATE RAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
THE LATE RAINS. [FROM THE WAGGA WAGGA EXPHESS.J i?roca advices received, we regret to learn that general benefit has not been the result of the great fall of rain which deluged Wagga Wagga and its immediate vicinity. The course of the rainfall appears to have been very eccentric. A correspondent informs us that the run of water down the falls of Eunonyahreenyah run on the Junee road, on both sides of the range, was very great, and that there is a good spring in the grass, which consists principally of that description known as summer grass. Further north the dams on the Junee run were filled, as also were the large tank and waterholes at Wr3 Dacey's Junee, whilst the dam on the North Junee run, only three miles distant on the same watercourse, did not receive more than a trifling addition of water. The Houlaghan's Creek station, soma seven miles further on, obtained no water; and the watercourse from there is quite dry, whilst there was a perfect flood in the Combanning Creek, compl...