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ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Friday, 12th February, (Before MrLangford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Friday, 12th rebruary, (Before MrLangford, P.M.) James Uieeson was brought up, charged with having obtained money by fraudulent pretences from George Sykes. The case was adjourned until this day, at the request of Mr Taylor, the defendant's attorney. The same def-ndant was charged with haying illegally detained a valuable document belonging to the above mentioned George Sykes. The case was remanded to this day. Civil CaseS. Sheehan v GleeBon—Work and labour done, £6 17s 6d. Yerdict for amount, with 2s 6d costs. Clemens v Allen—Goods sold and delivered, £1 Is Id. Verdict for amount, with 2s 6d oosts.
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
STOCK REPORTS, &c. . ECHI7CA AND Hi OA MA. We have no crossings of stock to record emce our last issue. The late rains, general as were their character, do not appear to have exercised any very beneficial influence, and if they had been twice as heavy it is probable that the effect would have been much the same. The weather lately lias been very boisterous, and although we have not been favoured with a downfall of rain, the appearances arc such as indicate that it will not be long before the locality is blessed by a supply of the truly welcome element. ; ; : -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
Professional. MR. II. N. POWELL, Solicitor, tVc., Opposite the Bank of Victoria, ECHUCA. 621 Hotels, &c ECHUCA HOTEL, Higli Street, Ecliuea. THOMAS W. MITCHELL ^ j BEGS to announce to his friends and the publio that he is now in tho occupation of the above '.veil-known Hostelry, whioh is in course of thorough renovation. He trusts that the old established character of the house will not jsuffer at his hands, and hopes by keeping the B6est BErands ot Wines, Spirits asirt Ales, To merit the patronage formerly bestowed upon the house. GOOD STABLING. Boarders accommodated on reasonable terms. T. W. Mitchell, 139 Proprietor. ISiisiiaess Sutices. ALFRED CARPENTER, Bookseller? Stationer, and Hews Agent, BEGS to inform his fiiends and the public that he has S*S3.W«Vi3» To the fine premises late in the occupation of Mr Sehestedt, and Opposite the Bank of New South Wales, Echuca, "Where he has laid in a SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF NEW BOOBS. T9 STOCKHOLDERS. THE undersigDed having purchase...
WOOL REPORTS, &c. Melbourne. 10th Februarv. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
WOOL REPORTS, &c. Melbourne. 10th Februarv. MessrsR. Goldsbrongh and Co. report: -Wool —The inarkot continues brisk, and late rates are fully sustained. Our auction sale held on Wed nesday was well attended, and out of a catalogue of 649 bales, we sold 580 bales, in addition to which we have disposed of 70 bales by private contract, making our total sales 650 bales. Greasy realised 6d to 8£d, and fleece lOfd to 18Jd per pound, the latter figure having been ohtained for a clip of 74 bales. There is a steady inquiry, and any lotsoffering can readily be placed at good prices. Kheepskins—We sold several lots of ordinary to good skins, at auction on Wednesday, at from 3|d to 5§d per lb. Hides—We placed a small lot ordinary bices at 3fd per pound, and quote up to 4|d. for really first-class heavies. Tallow—We disposed of several lota at auction on Wednesday, mutton realibing £35 to £37 per ton. Cr.elong, Wednesday, 10th Feb. Mr George Synnot reports;—"Wool—As usual at this season ...
THE MARKETS. Melbourne, 10th February, 1869. MR JOHN GEORGE DOUGHARTY'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 February 1869
THE MARKETS. Melbourne, 10th February, 1869. MR JOHN GEORGE UOUGHARTY'S REPORT. _ Tat Cattle.—The fat cattle market was supplied with 1,134. The supply for the week was a small one. The early sales showed very littie difference in pr'ces from laBt week's for such cattle as were good; there was a slight decline as they progressed, but towards the end prices hardened again, an impression being abroad that stock would be light next week. A great many of the cattle offered were light and inferior, and little lots from about town, there being one very prima lot from Colac. —Best pens bullocks brought from £7 to £S 103; good do., brought from £6 to £6 10s ; Beeond quality do,, from £5 to £5 15s; inferior do., £3 upwards; good pens cows brought from £7 to £8 10s; second quality do., £5 to £G 15s; inferior do., from £3 up My ssles comprised—104, John Peter, E?q., Tuhbo, to £11 5s; 84, Messrs M'Lcay, Clark and Co., to £8 2s GJ; 10, Mr Spillcr's, to £7 15s; 20, Mr Binney's, to £6 17s Cd; 90, ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
COMMERCIAL. Bank rale discount, 2h to 3 per cent, with increased demand; consols, 92^d to 92$d for account. Wheat shows ail upward tendency. The colonial wool sales terminated on the 21st ult. There was a good attendance of home buyers at the commencement with an unusually large number from France. Much animation was manifested in the biddings. The prices realised showed an advance of Id on good Australian and New Zealand wools. The sales progressed uniformly at these prices until the last week, when a much firmer tone was evinced. The market closed with great spirit, an advance on the opening rates having been obtained in many instances. From the steady consumption now going on in this country and on the Continent, it is evident that a restoration of confidence is gradually taking place. A very extensive demand is experienced for all descriptions and prices have advanced with sales far exceeding the rate of business for some time past, Austra lian sold for from L80 to L84.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
THE RIVERINE HERALD BI-WEEKLY NEW SPAPEll, Is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and des patched on the same day by the Victorian and New South "Walc3 llnile. 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. 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 bo forwarded during the last month of a quarter, together with the amount due for all arrear3 then 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 Riveetne Herald has been adopted. £ a. d. For one inch for one insertion 0 5 0 One inch for two insertions 0 8 6 One inch for...
LATEST SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE. LONDON, 20th January. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
LATEST SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE. London, 20th January. A conference met at Paris on the 9th met., for the settlement of the Turkish and Grecii n difficulty. The Sublime Porte, after having accepted the invitation, modified the decree they had promulgated for the expulsion of th« Greeks. . Lord Clarendon and the Duke of Bucking^ ham had previously agreed upon the basis of the English policy, the negotiations being under the immediate control of the home Government. On the first meeting of the conference, the representatives sent a collective note, urging Greece not to pretend to equality with Turkey at the conference. The Greek representative was not present at the first sittings. Considerable uneasiness was felt at one time regarding the attitude assumed by Greece, which rendered the result temporarily doubtful. The last sitting took place on the 16tb, when a declaration was agreed to, ad mitting the justice of the legitimacy. The first tbree points of the ultimatum were con sidered unn...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] PER GREVILLE AND CO. (REUTER'S AGENTS). ADELAIDE, 15th February. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Per Grevillk and Co. (Reuteh's Agents). Adelaide, 15ih February. The branch mail steamer Rangatira arrived in Bight of Glenelg at 1.30 p.m. to-day, hav ing made the passage from the Sound in 112 hours. Sir James and Lady Fergusson were pas sengers by the Avoca, leaving the Prince in Western Australia. Instead of going on to Melbourne th?y went by the Rangatira to re ceive the Duke at Adelaide. The Governor of Western Australia re ceived a telegram at Galle, announcing the death of a near relative, and returned at once to England. REUTER'S EXPRESS. London, January 1. The Australian October mails arrived via Marseilles on 26th ult., and those via South ampton will arrive to-morrow. The Rt. Hon. Jno. Evelyn Denison has been re-elected Speaker of the House of Com mons, and the Commons adjourned until the 29th December, and then further adjourned to 16th February. Serious disturbances against the Pro visional Government broke out early...
THE ROCHESTER SHOOTING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
THE ROCHESTER SHOOTING OASE. At the Circuit Court, Sandhurst, on last Mon day, Alfred Moore pleaded not guilty to an indictment oharging him with shooting1 at John Glover, on the 24th December, at Seward's Hotel, Rochester. There was a second count of shooting with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm. Mr Martley appeared for the defenca by direction frsm the Crown, and vras instruct d by Mr Flestg. Tho evidenoe given for the prosecution was almost precisely similar to that previously adduced at the Echuca Police Court, and reported in our columns, but Dr Crosssu was examined :it greater length as to the soundness of tho prisoner's mind when (or shortly after) the occurrence took place. We gather from the Bendigo Advertiser that he (Dr Cri;ssen) caw the prisoner, who appeared sober butt soiled, as if he had btsn drinl.rag. While witness was Examining Glover prisoner made a remark that Glover intended to shoot him. He (witness) stopped any farther remarks. Cross* jxamined by Mr Mar...
MOAMA SUNDAY SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
MOAMA SUNDAY SCHOOL On Saturday last some s=venty children, con nected with the above school, assembled therein for the purpose of presenting their superintendent —Mrs Air—with a handsomely illustrated Bible, as a token of their affectionate regard, and in grateful recognition of the untiring zeal evinced by her on their behalf. The day was mainly devoted to outdoor amusements, and the pleasant ness of the weather contributed in no small degree to the enjoyable character of tha aff ,ir. Fruits, buns, tea, and all the other little items which go to make up a juvenile entertainment filled np the intervals between the sports, which were provided in abundance. Next to the Bible fciitimonial, which was preseu'ed t;y Mr Tuphnlme with a suitable address, the most interesiing occurrence of the day was the distribution of prizes to the soholars. These were given by Mrs Air, and they comprised an appropriate selection of pictorial and instructive books. The pleasing task of pre senting them d...
MESSES BENSON AND CO.'S REPORT. Saturday, 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
MESSES BENSON AND.CO.'S REPORT. Saturday, 13th February. House Market.—The demand for good medium draught stock, as might bo expected at Una time df year, has been tolerably active. A considerable number of useful liorees have been disposed of for carting purposes at Spring Creek, and in addition to these, sales have been effected to farmers of horses suitable for the plough and other farm work to some extent. On Saturday we yarded a mob of colts and fillies from the Wappun Btation, Devil's River. We had a large attendanco of buyers, and a good deal of competition. The prices realised were from £3 to £33 per head. 13rokeu-in Etoek. After the colt sales this market was rather languid. 'We however disposed of a fair number of lots at satisfactory rates." We sold medium draught horses at from £8 10* to £18 10=; light harness horses, from £7 to £14 ; and hacks, from £,'1 fo £9 5s. Dairy and Farm Produce.—Although there has been a large quantity of butter brought forward for sale during ...
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Saturday, 13th February. (Before Mr Langford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Saturday, 13th February. fBefcre Mr Langford, P.M.I James Gleoaon, landlord of the' Town Hall Hotel, Eohuca, was oiiarged, oa the information of George Sykes, with having obtained from hira by false and fraudulent pretences a sum of £8, on ths 29th of January last. Mr Powell appeared for the complainant, and Mr Taylor for the defendant. G-i'Orge Sykes deposed, on oitli, as follows : I am a stockkoeper, uud reoently came from Bacchus Marsh to Echuca on my way to Petie'a station, I New South Wales. It is about three weeks since I came to Echuca. 1 drew fifty pounds from the Bank of New South. Wales, Eohuca, about three or four days before the'29th January. I went back to Mrs Thompson's, at which place I had been staying about a fortnight. I was preparing to leave Mrs Thompson's on the 29:h January. After being at Gleesou's Town- Hall Hotel and the Limerick Castle Hotel, I returned again to liis Thompson's, about six o'clock in the evening. Mr Gleeson, the defendan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
The Boston Advertiser brings under notice a new disinfectant. --The.captain of a foreign brig which recently arrived at New York fron Rio Janeiro was unable to find the bill of health given him by the American consul at that port; - He was, however, permitted to come up to the city by giving the quarantine officials a bag of coffee. The coffee, in- such quantity, probably served as a defectarit. A young man out west was entrusted with the money to bring his father home a good family, sewing machine. He carried off a neighbour's daughter to Chicago, married her and brought her home. A gentleman was chiding his son for staying out late at night—or rather to early morning—and said,- " Why, when I was your age my father would not allow me to .go out of the house after dark." "Then you had a deuced good, lather, you had," sneered the young profligate. Whereupon the fa ther very rashly vociferated, "I had a con founded sight better'n than yours, you young rascal !" , ' '; ; . - (/ : Mrsri...
MESSRS L. MACPHERSON AND CO'S REPORT Saturday, 13th February. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
"MT7.QQ7?S T. Af A nPTTTCRSfYM A\Tn f!H 'S WVMW I Saturday, 23th February. | House Market.—We Fold five head of fair draught colts for Mr Pattison at from ±'12 to £17 53. Twenty eight pounds was refused for tho best four-year-olds. Brokeu-in-stock—Wednesday's market was quiet, but en excellent business was done on Saturday at very satisfactory rates. Saturday's market opene 1 quietly, but the attendance rapidly increased, and competition ■was keen for the best lotB. Prices remain unaltered, ■with a steady and increasing demand for good medium draught and useful hacks. Good buggy horses, if well bred and well-furnished, aro much required at present, and we have had none forward for a long time. Pio and Meat Market, &c.—We penned nearly two hundred head, and there being no suckers amcng tbem we were much pushed for room in the pens. Our friends will, however, not he put to the same incon venience again, as wo Ehall have a plentiful supply of fresh hurdles for next market day. ...
The Riverine Herald. ECHUCA, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
ECHUCA, WEDNESDAY, FED. 17, 1869. The unexpected arrival of the English Mail again consigns our leading matter' and several other things to ihe shelf. Happily, they are of such a nature that they will " keep." Mr James Gleeson, of the Town Hall Hotel, considers himself so badly treated by a para graph contained in oar last issue that he courte ously gives us leave, in writing, to do him " all the damage " lhat we can; but, though grateful for liis delicate attention, we must say that we do not purpose treating him any better or any worse than we did before. When an information was sworn against him, in open court, we reported the matter in the ordinary course, and now that Mr Gleesou has been fairly tried, and fairly acquitted, I we lose no time in acquainting our readers of the same. We shall act similarly in every case that may be brought under our notice, and when we find that we cannot get on comfortably by telling the simple truth, we shall turn our serious atten tion to green-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
Government A.&lt;3vertsseiMesBt». Forage. TENDERS will be received until noon on Wednesday, the 17th March nest, for the supply of Forage, in auoh quantities as may be required for the service of the Government at Polioe Stations, as per list, from 1st Apiil, 1869, to 28th February, 1870. Printed Forma of Tender and List of Stations, with conditions of contraol, may be obtained from the Inspector of S'ores, Melbourne, or from the officer in charge ot police at eaoh station, by whom also any information or explanation will be afforded to persons tendering. All tenders must be enclosed in a separate en velope, marked " Tender for " (as the oase may be), and deposited in the box at the Government Stores, King street, or if sent by post they must be addressed to the Chairman of the Tender Board, Stores, aud Transport OiHoe, Melbourne. j J. M'Cuixocie. ! Treasury, Melbourne, 12th February, 1869. 169 Victorian Railways W © T I C JE ! TENDERS are hereby invited for the Delivery of ...
DENILIQUIN. Pastoral Times Office, 12th February. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
DENILIQUIN. Pastoral TimcB Office, 12th February. We ore all anxiously looking; for more rein. In tho understocked stations settlers are pretty well off for grass considering the season. Pat stock around Denili quin is getting scarce. Wo have had a few slight snowers since our last. No crossings to report. A mob of fat cattle, about 150, left Moroco (51'Laurin's) a few days since. Weather variable, and inclined to bo Btormy.
ARRIVAL OF PRINCE ALFRED ADELAIDE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
ARRIVAL OF PRINCE ALFRED Adelaide, Monday. | Early this morning the city was alive with the intelligence that the Galatea had been sighted coming up the gulf. The news quickly spread, and in the course of the forenoon Colonel Hamley, the Acting Governor, drove down to Glenelg and boarded the Galatea as she dropped anchor. His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh returned on shore with his Excellency, by whom he was driven to town, arriving at Government House shortly after twelve o'clock. Five p.m. The arrival of Sir James Fergusson has added to the general excitement. He is ex pected to reach Adelaide shortly by special train. His arrival was quite unexpected, the official information being that he was going on to Melbourne. The first Prince's ball comes off on Wed nesday night, in the Town-hall j and the races take place on Friday. The Prince sails again positively on Friday night. It is rumoured that the Prince brings power to knight the Chief Justice, the Presi dent of the Counc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
Wanted WANTED by a Married Couple, a Situation on a Station. For particulars apply A.B., office of this paper. • 15 Tenders. WANTED Tenders for the erection of a Four-roomed Weatherboard Cottage. For particulars apply A. B., office of this paper, before twelve o'olock on Monday next. 160 For Male THE HORSE BRANDS DIRECTORY of New South Wales is now ready, and may be purchased at the Government Printing Offioe, Sydney. Price, 4s; by post, 5s. 168 For Sale, fJIHE well-known IRON STERN-WHEEL Steamer jr,n,p, The owner, J. H. Pollard, having1 disposed of hiB business at Hay to Mr J. E. Warhy, late of Wagga Wagga, will have no farther use for thj above. For particulars apply to Messrs Wm M'Culloch and Co, Echuca and Melbourne; or to tho under signed. J. H. Pollard, 172 Hay, N.8.W.