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HAY STOOK REPORT. February 10. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
HAY STOOK REPORT. February 10. Mr James l'orsytii reports The sheep which are travelling from necessity, are having a bad lime of it, and tho further'they go on their journey up the river the worse they faro. Many which are for sale are' in such wretchcd condition that no one would give above a ■ merely nominal prico for them. Store wethers for fattening, in fair condition, are still in demand, and I am in treaty for one lot of 10,000, of which I expect to report the purchase in my next. I have also in quiries for store cattle of suitable asrea for fattening, and could place about fifty really good dairy cowa at full, rates. There is a demand for lightly Etocked and unim proved country, and I have one or two stations now under offer, and hope to report the absolute sale of shortly. The present low price of stock is a great in ducement for capitalists to invest in unimproved runs which they can stock with sheep at so small a cost. I believe a better time for making investments in pas...
MOAMA POLICE COURT. Tuesday, 16th February. (Before Mr Mannsell, P.M.; Mr Glass, J.P., and Mr Shackel), J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
MOAMA POLICE COURT. Tuesday, 16th I'i-bruary. (Before Mr Mannsell, P.M.; Mr Glass, J.P., and Mr Shcckel), J.P.) George Redman, landlord of tha Junction Hotel, Moaraa, vras charged by Robert Tupholrae, Deputy Registrar of Brands, with having branded one mare with the letters G. li., though suoh brand had not been duly registered as required by the Act. Mr Taylor appeared for Mr Tupholme, and oited tbe 7th clause of the Registration of Brands Act, by which it appeared that anyone who should brand, or permit any cattle to be branded, without having previously registered suoh brand, should be liable to very heavy penalties. In the absenoB of an important wimsBs for the Crown, the case was dumisse'!, and Mr Taylor intimated that his olient would appeal.
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
SHIPPING. Arrivals:—From Melbourne: George Thompson, Yorkshire, and Benvenue. Prom Sydney:—Waller Hood. Departures:—For Melbourne: Philosopher, Eurynome, Anglesey, Jerusalem, Wimmera, Devana, Clymer, Lincolnshire, and Birch Grove. For Sydney—FlyiDg Spur, Esme ralda, Queen of the Colonies, Ghasse, Granite i City, Araby Maid, Strathdon and Cathaya. We take the following from a contempo rary . London, Jan. 23. The Paris Conference has secured peace between Turkey and Greece. The Convention with America on the Ala bama claims has been signed, and submitted to the United States Senate. Prince Amadeus, of Italy, is a probable condidate for the Spanish Crown. The Ritualists threaten secession from the Church of England. Dr Harper has been appointed bishop of New'Zealand. Copper advancing; Burra, £86 10s. The Union Bank has declared a dividend of 15 per cent. Victorian debentures, 111; Sydney, 98. Arrivals.— Brisk, Strathnavar, Macduff, Lanarkshire, and Kosciusko. The Himalaya, which arrive...
TRAVELLING SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
TRAVELLING SHEEP. The Wagga Wagga Advertiser says:—"Two cases were decided at, the Police rffioe on Tuesday last, whieh gave rise to some important issues. The plaintiff—Mr D. McEillope—and the defen dant—Mr W. Forlonge—are squatters. In the first case, i. e., not giving the required twenty four hours' notice before passing through a sheep run, it was pleaded that in this instance no notice was necessary, as the sheep had not gone through Mr McKillop's run, but through a ' reserve' thereon. The question then followed—were ' re serves ' made for the especial procection of the lessee or for the use of the general public, i. e. owners of stock travelling; teamsters, &e. This point should be made clear ; for it is likely sooner or lat&lt;*r to bring on disagreeable complications The Bench decided that the ' reserve,' was to all intents and purposes portion of the ran, and pro claimed for the conservation of the water supply of the leaseholder, and therefore fined Mr For ...
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MOAM A. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MOAM A. Wo have no crossings of stock to record since our last issue, fcat, judging. by the promising accounts of the ■weather up the country, we shall not be surprised if wo Boon have to chronicle a few brighter items of intelli gence than have lately come under our notice. On Monday morning twenty large casks of tallow, each containing about 15cwt. weight, were floated down the Murray from Messrs Leonard and Symington's boiling-down establishment, to the wharf, where they were trucked for the Melbourne market. When firm'y tied together they formed an excellent raft, and at tracted no small attention from those who witnessed them from the shore.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
ySntacy MO&EY TO LEND. Apply to B.; 11. Ste venson, Ratcliffe-street. 124: Advances on Kroin an«l; Produce ' WB. JONES, 149 Coliias-street west, is , prepared to make Liberal Cash Advances on Grain and , Produce, , ; "Whether for sale in the colony, or for shipment. He also desires to call the attention of Farmers, Millers, and others to his Extensive Warehouses for the Storage of • > Grain'and Produce. "W. B. Jones, ' 908 149 Collins street west, iVIf Ibnurne Uvery and! 58aSt §faHJles. B2ESE:0&lt;G5-£3 ESOTBZa HOSSE BAEAAE AND LIVEEY STABLES US €3 .Ha. tsa-sssGi-g, ' BY WILLI AM GIB SON; ISuggics,! Saddle Morses, &lt;fcc.v; Always 07i hand and ready jor Hire, : • ••' ; .162 Business ISoticcs. ALFRED CARPENTER, Bookseller* Stationer, Hews Agent, BEGS to inform hisTriends and the public:that he has IBB3.5IOVB3© v.* To the fine premises late in the occupation of Mr Sehestedt, and , . 7 Opposite the Bank of New South ■. Wales, : Echuca, ■ Where he has laid in...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. FEBRUARY. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
CALENDAR FOR Till! WEEK. J?EBEI7ABT. PIT ASKS OF THE MOON. Last quarter. Thursday, 4th, 2.36 a m. Now rnonn . .Thursday, 11th, 11.34 p m. Firstquarter. .Saturday, 20th, 2.46 a.m. Full moon . .Friday, 26th, 9.45 p.m. Apogee .. 13th, 1 p.m. Perigee .. 26th, 11p.m. A.T ECDDCA. Days of the Sun. Date Week. Moon. Rises. Set?. •H. M. U. 11. n. jr. 17 Wednesday.. 5 33 6 65 3. 9 58 18 Thursday . 5 34 6 54 10 31 19 Friday 5 35 6 52 11 5 20 Saturday 5 36 6 51 11 47 21 Sunday 5 37 6 50 .— 22 Monday 5 38 6 48 12 33 a.m. 23 Tuesday .. 5 40 6 47 1 28
SANDHURST. Tuesday, February 16. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 February 1869
SANDHURST. rpnom (Ion Own Coiieespondf.nt. 1 Tuesday, February 16. 434 cattle—beat beef 25a per hundred; 30 calves, up to 80s: 300 lambs; 2,320 sheep—best wethers 9a, ewca 7s G3. Cattle 09, Moore's (Aratulu), bullocks, middling, LG9s; 03, Gaywood's (Raywood), middling and plain, L410s; 13G, Capel's (Gon), culls, plain—bullocks Jj5, cowe L4; 22, Ferguson's (Loddon), middling and plain, L4J7a; 88, Wolalcy and Co. (Cobran), plain, L49s; 50, lI'Laurin's (Edward), culls, plain—bullocks Lo 12s 3d; pigsmeat, L2 3s; sundry job lots.
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. From our latest telegraphic intelligence we gather the following:—• Sydney. In the Legislative Assembly, the debate on the conspiracy reports continued till four o'clock on Thursday morning. Mr Macleay's motion was to the effect that there was no ground for believing that there were any conspirators in connexion with O'Farrell. This was taken by Mr Parkes to imply a vote of censure upon him and his former colleagues, and he moved an amendment to the effect that rumours were in circulation of^ intended violence on the Prince, prior to his arrival, and that O'Farrell was not alone in his crime. The members who supported the motion were desirous of adjourning the de | btttP, but Mr Purkes's friends, finding thoy j had a majority, prevented any further post ponement, even on the reasonable ground of allowing; Mr Macleay to reply to bis motion. On a division, Mr Parke's amendment was carried by a majority of twelve. On the result of the division being announced,...
THE VICTORIAN LOAN AND RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
THE VICTORIAN LOAN AND RAILWAYS. (from the home news.) lhough the introduction of the Victorian Loan of £2,000,000 has been postponed, the arrangements for it are completed, and before our next number is published, it will pro bably have been all subscribed. As this loan is chiefly intended for railways, it will not be inappropriate to remark that opinion at home has become very strong in favour of the least expensive modes of construction, the lightest engines, and the most economical systems of working. As far as possible all the new lines which the new Parliament is asked to sanction will be surface lines, with out expensive tunnelling or costly embank ments ; and the engines will be constructed accordingly. Mr R. F. Fairlie has the merit of having persistently directed attention to these matters, and he has produced a system, of all others the best adopted to the exigen cies of the interior districts of new countries like Australia. After what we said on these subjects in our la...
ROBBERY UNDER ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
ROBBERY UNDER ARMS. (from the riverine advertiser.) On last Wednesday, at tue ueninquin Police Court, Thomas Kelly was placed in the dock on a charge of highway robbery under arms. Thomas Broughton Came, being examined by Sub-Inspector Oreagbe deposed that he wa3 a magistrate of the colony of New South Wales and a squatter residing at Murray Station. On Monday afternoon last, about three o'clock, a man of the name of M'Donald, in company with Mr Hillson, of the Tocumwal Inn, met him in his home paddock, and M'Donald said that he and his travelling companion, named Henry, had been stuck-up by an armed man about three miles below Tocumwal Inn. He said they were riding towards Tuppal Station, a little distance from the road, when a man called to them (at the same time walking towards them ) M'Donald described him as a short man, wearing a light coat and tweed trousers (the attire of the prisoner answered to this description.) Shortly after receiving this information from M'Donald he sa...
PRINCE ALFRED IN ADELAIDE. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
PRINCE ALFRED IN ADELAIDE. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.! H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh, with his Excellency Sir James Ferguson and their respective suites, attended the colonists' ball, in the new town hall, on Thursday night. There was a large number of distinguished persons present, and on the entrance of Hia JRoyal Highness and the new Governor they were received with great enthusiasm. The hall was very tastefully decorated, and the whole affair passed off well. There appears to be no truth in the report which was circulated on the arrival of the Galatea that the Prince had brought authority to confer the honour of knighthood upon four of our leading colonists. The Prince laid the foundation-stone of the new Sailors' Home at Port Adelaide with the usual formalities, in the presence of the local authorities and a large concourse of sailors, all of whom are so much interested in the erection of such a building. A detachment of seamen from H.M.S. Galatea was also present, besides a great ...
THE AUSTRALIAN MEAT QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
THE AUSTRALIAN MEAT QUESTION. On Tuesday, 29feh December, an interest ing meeting was held, under the presidency of the hon 6. F. Verdon, C B., Agent Gene fal for Victoria, at Norton Folgate, for the purpose of introducing to notice the steps which have been taken to give the English public the benefits to be derived from a sup ply of animal food from our Australian colonies. A great many gentlemen connected with the colonies were present, and among others Mr F. S. Dutton, the Agent-General for South Australia, Mr W. E. Mayne, Agent-General for New South Wales, as well as many of the metropolitan medical officers of health. The chairman pointed out that the overcoming of the difficulties in the way of obtaining a constant supply of meat from Australia was important in two ways: in the first place a supply of good meat would be given to this country at a considerably less cost than was now given for meat; and in the second place, the vast supplies of mut ton and beef now melted down ...
ITEMS BY THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
ITEMS BY THE ENGLISH MAIL. In Aix, no less than six married women were charged with murdering their respective husbands by poison procured from a herbalist, who seems to have carried on bis deadly business in the most careless manner, and yet without attracting the attention of the police. One of the women was sentenced to 20 years' hard labour, and all the others to hard labour for life. A tragical occurrence Las taken place at Eeslon (Marche). M. Lepelletier, the mayor of that place, had died from an attack of apoplexy while returning from the funeral of M. Ilavin. He was still lying unburied, when a dispute on some question of interest arose between his son and his daughter's husband. The former at length lost all con trol over his temper, and on his mother inter vening and reproaching him for his unseemly behaviour, he discharged the contents of a gun into her side, wounding her dangerously. He then went into a field and blew out his own brains. Edward Dodd, page (says the Hom8 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
As a proof that river water is mixed with milk in Bathurst, a correspondent writes to the Times :—" The milk vendors assure us that their milk is pure from the cow; but this morning I had ocular demonstration that the milk tins must have fallen into the river, inasmuch as I found, swimming in one per son's milk, a live fish. Had it been large enough for breakfast I should not have ob jected to the adulteration ; but I do object to tittle-bats and tadpoles being; served up in milk for breakfast." Hoixoway's Tills.—These celebrated Pills sib especially useful in purifying the blood, cleansing the stomach, gently stimulating the kidneys, and acting at mild aperients. A few doses of this purifying medicine Bet the foulest stomach, right, remove all bilious symptoms, steady tho circulation, give strenth to the muscles, and composure to the brain and nerves. The Pills are so innoxious that they may be taken by persons in the most delicate state of health, and with marvellous effect. When ...
WOOL REPORTS, &c. Melbourne, 17th February. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
WOOL REPORTS, Melbourne, 17th February. Messrs Hastings Cnningham and Co.'s report. —Wool—The sale held at our stores on Friday, thn 12th instant, was well attended by the buyers, and nearly every lot in the catalogue" was sold at prices which were quite equal to our late quota tions. Greasy realised from 5fd to 8§d ; scoured from lljd to 14Jd; fleece from lid to 15d. The Avoca arriving in Hobson's Bay on the 17th instant, places ns in possession of our London correspondence to the 31st December, from which we learn that the fourth series of sales closed on the 21st December, and we are glad to find that the future of the wool trade looks much brighter than could have been expected from the'results of the previous sales of the year- There was a large attendance of both home and foreign buyers at the commencement of the sales, and the de mand for all.descriptions of wool w;ss brisk at an advance of Ad to Id upon September rates. As tks sales progressed tho biddings became more animat...
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Friday, 19th February. (Before Mr Langford, P.M., His Worship the Mayor, and Mr Shackell, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Friday, 19th February. (Before Mr Langford, P.M., His Worship the Mayor, and Mr Shackell, J.P.) Peter Boylan applied for a transfer of his license for Redman's Criterion Hotel to Riohaid John Waylan. Granted. Frederick Thomas Buck la applied for a speoial temporary license to authorise the sale of wine and spiritB for one month, in bottles n t less than a pint, and in quantities not exceeding two gallons, in High street, Eohuca, Granted.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
Wool, StatioBBg, Agencies, i\c WUeat, F!©ur, am? otliev Cereals. Goldsbrongh's Wool Warehouses, Melbourne. RGOLDSBROUGH and CO. beg to inform • farmers, millers, and others that they are prepared to Advance on Wheat, Flour, and other Cereals Consigned to them for sale in Melbourne or shipment to London. Weekly sales of produce are intended to be held at their warehouses on each Tuesday during the grain season, and these sales will be carried out with all possible care, in order to secure fullest market value. Their extensive range of warehouses offers great facilities for storage ; and being thoroughly dry and well ventilated, owners may rest assured that their consignments will be kept in good order. The following soale of charges has been adopted, and Bame has been fixed at uniform rates, in order to avoid the heavy expenses usually attendant on storage for a lengthened period. This system of charging fixed rates has worked successfully in the wool business, and it is believed tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
rOST OFFICE NOTICE. The R.M. Steamship Geelong will bo dispatched with the Mails for King George's Sound, Point de Gallc, India, China, tlie Mediterranean Porta, Europe, America and the United Kingdom. The hours appointed for closing mails at this office are as follow:— For registered letters, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, 27th instant. For newspapers, via Southampton, at 6.30 a.m. on Monday, 1st proximo. For ordinary letters, via Southampton and Marseilles, 4 p.m. on Monday, 1st proximo. For Newspapers, via Marseilles, 4 p.m on Monday, 1st proximo. Money Orders, payable in the United Kingdom, will be issued up to G p.m on Saturday, 27th instant. It is suggested that all letters intended for trans mission by the Eoyal Mail contract steamers should bo secured with gum or wafers; the use of sealing wax having been found to cause delay in separating letters, and in some instances to lead to addresses on envelopes being rendered illegible. D. W. FORBES, Postmaster. Post Office, Ecliuca, 19th F...
ECHUCA BOROUGH COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 20 February 1869
ECHUCA BOROUGH COUNCIL The Council held their usual fortnightly meet ing at the Munioipal Chambers on Wednes day night. Present—His Worship the Mayor, CrsNewbould, Graham, Weaver, Hansen, Nield, and Hayes The minutes of the previous meeting, were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. Letters were read From the Managers of the Eohuca Borough Common, pointing out that they hnd been ap pointed in ihe first week of November, 1868, and that nearly four months had elapsfd before they were in a position to net. By a careful calcula tion they had come to thu conclusion that the revenue to he derived from the townspeople would not at the most exceed £00 up to th» termination of the Managers' term of office, and that as the teamsters begun to arrive only in the middle of October, the Managers would—unless re-elected —be exoluded from get ing sufficient funds to pay the herdsman and other items of expenditure. They, therefore, begged that the Council would resoind the bye-law by which the Manage...