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KERANG TIMES PUBLISHING COMPANY, LIMITED. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 2 August 1889
KERANG TIMES PUBLISHING COMPANY, LIMITED. IIALF-YEARLY MEETING. The first half-yearly general meeting of shareholders in the 1nm.\xCo Tra?:s .l'ub. lisling Company, Limited, was held at the Onices. Victoria-street, Kcrang, on Tuesday last. There was a numerous attendance of shareholders, 2450 shares being represented. Mr. J. J. W. Dagnall was voted to the clhair. The directors' report and balanco-sheet for the half-year ending 30th June, read as follows DIREcroeR' lIRroRT. Your directors, in submitting attached balance sheet for your consideration, have to congratulate you upon the success attend ing the company's operations during the first half-year of its existence. As coon as the negotiations with the late proprietor of the bnsiness had been broughlt to a satisfac tory terimination, no time was lost in making arrangemecnts to turn out a neswspaper worthy of I lie town and district, and place the comn pany in a position to execute every descrip tion of prinlting locally and exped...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 2 August 1889
TjIIE Progress of Carriage Buildnmg by SCHOLTEN and MARISH, of Sand hurst,has been extraordinary during the past five years. We started with four men, and now we employ close on fifty, maunfactoring 'leasure and Busincss Vehicles, comprising Carriages, Phlotons, W\aggonettes, and Bug gies of every description. And by concen trating all our efforts upon this el .ss of worlk, and availing ourselves of a lon.n and practical experience, both in America and the Aus tralian colonies, and a thorough system of management. and the use of skilled me chanics, and using the very best materials throughout, and by adopting and developing any improvements that are introduced. we have succeeded in establishing a business second to none. The numerous prizes we have taken, and the progress we have made, is ample proof of the superiority of our work. We keep a large assortment of Vehicles eonstantlly on hand, of wlhieh we have photographs taken, and will send them, with price list, to in tending purch...
PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 2 August 1889
PARLIAMENT. Mr. Gillies delivered his 4th Budget state ment in the Legislative Assembly on Tnes-. day, in the presence of a very full attendance o of members and a large gathering of Imer cantile men and others in the galleries. f The hon. gentleman had very little--almost I nothing-to say that was liew, for he found " himself compelled to restate the facts and I propositions of last year. But Ihe was care ful not to bore members, as he might have done, with an old story spun out to a great length, so what he had to say was condensed t into the smallest possible compass and delivered at a'galloping' rate. He-must have surprised himself by the rapidity of utterance at sonie points; he ceitainly iiade great demands on the attention of those who wished to follow him. lie commenced about 25 minutes to fire and concluded at half psst six sharp, and in that time he told the House as muchins. would lijave takeni tvwo hours and a half at his'ordinary rate of speaking. Tile Iloish! inimediat...
Kerang Times. Published Tuesdays and Fridays. WITH WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1889. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 2 August 1889
Published Tuesdays and Fridays. WITH WEIIEKLY 'SUPP'LIEMEN.T. l'ilD.lIY, .IU'UGUST 2, 1SS3. rTe :,,t. Tus national balance shleet for the year 188J 90, which Mr. Gillics laid before the Assembly" on Tuesday last, affords in contestable proof of the colony's present prosperity, for it shows an excess of revenue over expenditure amounting to £1,007,559, which is a far larger surplus than any Colonial Treasurer has vet been able to announce upon a similar occasion. Taken as a whole, the Budget statement redounds to tie Treasurer's credit as a financier. His estimates of revenue for the past year were well within the mark, while the total of anticipated expenditure was not reached. Under these circum stances the country may rely with considerable confidence upon the rea lization of the Treasurer's financial lanticipations with regard to the current year. The intentions of the Government relating to the disposal of the surplus, which was announced last year, are still adhered to, but as ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 2 August 1889
Tr"ae &Atresses - " WiiHOLESALE CLOTHING CO: TWEEDS COATING, TWEEDS COATINGS TWEEDS COATINGS BLUE and FANOY SERGES. BLUE and yANOY 'SERGES. BLUE and' FANOY SERGES. Blue and Fancy Serges. S AND ENORMOUS STOCK. SOUR OWN :IMPORTITG. THE ,Aesortment of SPRING an BLUMMER GOODS is beyond doubt the best ever seen in the colonies. As usual we have a large staff of the Best Cutters & Workmen 17IN, VI.TOI. " ALL WOOL TWEED TROUSERS (to order), 12- Cd. ALL WOOL TWEED BUITS . (to ; i order), 46s. WRITE FOR SAMPLES. Oar Traveller Viesiti the District every Two Months.: J. T. MIDDLETON, General Man ger. E. M COOK, OOLONIAL ?INETSHADES SIfyoa wsant a coal drink come to . The Shades ... 1IM. Cek: having recently visited the i vineyards at laedhunse, Yandoit and Albery. aeleoted a lereis stock o FIRST-CLASS COLONIAL WINES, PaiOEs waIcH DBEY OMPETITION.. COOL' SUMMER DRINKS ALWAYS KEPT. FIBST-OLASS ACCOMMODATION. : . GOOD STABLING.: Agent for HEPBURN MINERAL WATERS, the great remnedyf...
SANDHURST CATTLE MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 2 August 1889
SANDEIURST CTTL M31ANDRET. Tuesday. Mcssrs R. O'Neill and Co. report : Cattle.-The supply for this week's market waS 3"S3 fat, 151 store-, and 102( calve. Quality of beef from inferior to goao, with a few prime light-wcights. There was an average attendance of buyers, and the market opened at about last week's reduced mates, but late s:tes reclted. closing dull at a marked reluction. lest bullocks. CS 10s to .C 10 IO: light and medium, £5 10s to £7 ; cows. £4 10S to £0 : a few odd hceasts to£7: and have sold 70 hecad for Messrs. Dulty, Mulcare. Rothacker and others at market rates. Calves.-102 penned. This number being in excess of trade requirements. sales were dull throughout t at a further reduction on last week's values. Quotations-:-Os to lcOs. Sheep-4091. About 2500 pennct l as fat : the balance stores and lambs. There was a full supply of medium to prime mut ton. and a full attendance of buyers, andl prices were fully up to last week's values. We quote-Crossbred wethers, 13s ...
TRAGOWEL TRUST REGULATIONS. [TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES.] [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
TRAG OWEL TRIUST IEGULATIONS. [To TnHE EDITOR OF THE KiS:usAn TImES.I Sm,--An impression has got abroad through the trust area that the proposed new regulation re irrigation periods is that applicants must apply for the water in August for the whole year. llhe matter was wrongly reported by the Pyramid paper. The proposed regulation is that the year be divided into four irrigation periods. Appli cants may apply at any tisme for water in any of these periods, the time t) be stated in application. By publishing this you will remove an erroneous idea.--ours, etc., THOS. BURltOWS, Commissioner. Trust offices, Mincha, Aug. dud, 1889.
[TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES.] [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
[TO TIHE EDITOR OF TrIII II RANG TIMIu.] Sir.-As a "'pr' hono 1 ublieo,"[ would like to mlake a few remarks, aus. t the letter which appeared in your colunllst of the 2nd inst.. sitgned 1W. ..'\l. 'atchell. in reply to .1. II. Ilorsfall's epistle of the 12th July. When we saw that letter of the 12th many of us asko l one o unother, what is .T. II. 1I. givitng us n1w ! we knowing the f:cts of the aase as stated in W. J.W.P's. letter of the 2nd inst. We have no desire to applaud Mr. Patclhell, nor have we any ill-feeling towanls Mr. Iforsfall. but even at Lake Charm wec like to be consistent, anti if we have men in our midst who ilelight to see their nmnes in public print we think, in justice to every ratepayer, it is their dutty to rltn straight, or take a back seat.-Yous', etc.. RATE'AYER. Lake Charmu, lrd August, 188.S
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
CORRESPONDENCE. to:.,tmuulcatiti mtl intendel d for itlscrthml Inl this~ columrln .,h . ~b eIdre i n tto tihe IEIitor. Thin hautle and nlldrrcss of the writer musllt he added, atlll ninccninain l r IIo.pulication. innt n i a niinintic oir gi.,l faith. While e nine ant all timnin gind tin rc tcivi :nut Ipblinh correini nince. allowing an naunlo .1 flatitudn consinnininiWithll, Vi rule of jotrin...ioilnt.s won do noat l. r for any opiunios a i rironon.]
Kerang Times. Published Tuesdays and Fridays. WITH WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT. TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1889. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
Published Tuesdays and Fridays. ITII W IiucKLY SUPPLIEMENT. TUESDAY, A UGUST'' ,18sso. Ti .Municipal1 Tuc annual election of conncillors, caused by the retirement of Messrs. Cullen, Williamson and M'Donald, will be held on Thursday next. In the East Loddon Riding Cr. Collen has been returned unopposed, and for the Lower Murray Mr. Gray takes the place of ,Mr. MI'Donald, who does not scek re-election. In the West Loddon Riding there will be a contest between Messrs. Horsflall and Allen for the scat vacated by MIr. Joseph W1illiam son, and, although it may be expected that we should refer to the relative merits of the candidates, it is dilli cult to do so without indulging in the veriest platitude. For, as in national politics so in connection with the coi duct of our local affairs, there is no question of and importance upon which public opinion is divided, and the ratepayers of the West Loddon Riding will have simply to decide which of tie two highly respected residents in their dis...
TRAGOWEL TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
T'ILcAoOVF.L T:rusr.-A full report of the ordinary monthly meeting. of the 'ra gowel llains Irrigation and Water Supply ''rust, held on Friday last, will appear. in our next issue.. EmrOIirc Ioxas.-Miss McColonIuh, late of BaIalhniald. announces elsewhere that she will open a private school in the Me chanies' Institute on Mondtay, 2nd Sep tember. English in all its branclies will be taught, awl also music, voice culture and other accomplisihments. Miss McColoull- has been similarly engaged for nearly eight years in the town of Bal ranald, where, prior to her departure, she was made the recipient of it purse of sovereigns, presentel by the mayor on behalf of the residenits, as a mark of es teem; a handsoime gohl albert, with maltese cross, suitably inscribed, as nell dant, anid an rillress,' "fronl; liahr late pupiils; and a massive gold and onanlel brooch, and also an address, froth the choir of St. Barnabas' Clhurch,where Miss MecColough had hold the position of organist. M iss McC...
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. (Ia"sOM OUR OWN COIRIESPONDENT.) The weather experienced during the past week has been very favorable for farming operations. Ploughliig is being vigorously proceeded with. The crops arc growing well and all vegetlation is in a healthy condition. the pasture lands especially' so. Stoclc of all kinds are in good condition. Naturally the claims of our agricul. turists have not been overlooked by the Government in preparing the tariff which was submitted to the House on Tuesday last. The Premier spoke at some length on the subject, andi if the whole of the concessions asked for on behalf of the farmers have not been acceded to, the advantages bestowed on then in other directions will undoubtedly recompense them. Mr. Gillies repeated the terms on which bonuses wonld be given to on courage fitrmers to launcllh out into other products beyond thoso which almost monopolised their attention. In this direction L250,000 will be spent, and of that sntu L17.,000 will be devot...
FOUND DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
FOUND DROWNED. On Sunday evening Senior-constable Doyle received information that a man was missing at Lake Charm, and yester day morning lie sent a mounted constable to`enqlireinto tiho::,matter. .Later on im the morning h e received word that the bo:ly of the missing man had been found in Racecourse Lake. It appears that the deceased, a man named Brooks, who for some time past has been rabbiting under Mr. H. Dudley, Crown lands bailiff, had ibeen drinking very heavily 1 itely, andl recently ftund his way to the Lake Charn lIotel. On Saturday evening he aivas'seei aboub t the premises, but later on lie was missed, and it was thought he had gone into ihe stable to have a sleep. On a seaelh heing1 nade however, he could not ie foundi " Several persons were sent out to see if they could find him but were uinsucceLsfil in tlicit effoits. Yesterday morning, as above stated, his body was found. isn Ra:cecourse L, ake and Mr. Scaitletoi at at once conalmniiated with Ithe police? :It is' n...
LODDON UNITED WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
LODDON UNITED WATER TRUST. A meeting of commissioners of this trust was held on Saturday, 27th nut., at the trust office, Serplentine. Present--Cmrs. ]). Coatts (chairman), Ettershank, Potter and John Coutts. The chairman stated that the meeting was called to consider a proposal suhbmitted by himself to the Minister, and accepted by hint, as a basis of settlement of existing dilliculties between the Walte, Supply Departcentantl the trust. The only existing difference between the trust and the depart men was upon the question of the latter refusing to allow any consideration out of the free grant volted Iy Parliament for priln cipal works. The chairman then stated the particulars of the arguments which had taken place between the Minister and him self, and alter due consideration, the follow ing resolution was unanimously adopted : " That the Minister allows a sont of £5,000 towards the cost of the Bridgewater channel, and takes over the weir and sluice gates at cost trice, less his ...
COHUNA IRRIGATION AND WATER SUPPLY TRUST. SATURDAY, AUGUST 3rd. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
COHUNA IRRIGATION AND WATER SUPPLY TRUST. (InY OUR OWN IP.tPORTF:II.) S.vromn.r, AUocsT 3rd. Present-C- lrs. Kiirwan (chairman), Ifarri son, \Vestblade, Safe, Straehan, Gibbins, L.. FI. Westhlade, Lennon and Patterson. The minutes of the previous meeting were real and confirmed. The engineer. fri. lobert Fulton, re ported as follows:-Du])ring the last month notwithstanding the lootled sta:t of tile country and bad roads. good progress has been made willth channel contracts, showing that dutring tie next month, with good it weather, many of the contracts will lhe draw- c ing towards completion. By special request m Iertmssion may he obtained to proceed with i tifteen miles of channelling thlrouglh No. 2a Rliding,. thus connecting the Intail channels ' fromn Cotouna township to the channel east . of tile Btarr Creek. Several months would i tpass before payments weoul. be required to bie made, lnd possibly tile loan against No. 2 Riding would bIe then available for pay Incnts. ]y lnext...
MR. HORSFALL IN REPLY. [TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES.] [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 6 August 1889
MIR. IIORSFALL IN REPLY. [To TnE EnDroI 01o Tilu: KEAI:N. TImES.] Sir,-An old adage says. "a lie that is partly true is ever the most dangerous of lies," and thie miixtre which presumably came from the pen of AMr. Patchell in your issue of Friday last (although I have been credibly informed some of it was concocted at Lake Charm) can only have one meaning at the prcsont juncturo.e and that is to injore me in my candidature for a sest in thie -hlic council. It is on a par with many more of the tactics of this individual and his clique, and worthy of them, that almost en the eve of the election, when it in impossible for my reply to reach the outlying districts in time, they should go back to letters of mine written in 1883 and garble their meaning to try and do me an injury, in order to foist upon the West Loddon electors their own nomince, trying thus to seduce them fronm their allegiance to their own riding. If he thought lie could refute my letter of six years ago, why didihe not ...