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CRICKET. TERANG V. CAMPERDOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 23 January 1877
CRICKET. TERANG v. CAMPERDOWN. The local cricket club sustained their second defeat this season on Saturday last, when an eleven proceedeed by special con veyance to Terang, and played an eleven re presenting that club who succeeded in de feating them by 7 runs. This was brought about by the latter securing the assistance of the Messrs. Crake, who are at present on a to Glenormistou, and visit that of two of the Framlingham aboriginals, viz., Blair and Austin. An early start was made, Terang being first at the wickets, and principally through the good bowling of Bramley they were all disposed of for 69, a very good score considering the wicket the match was played on. Some good cricket was shown by the Messrs. W. and G. Crake, who contributed 15 and 13 respectively, and this no doubt won the match for Terang. The Camperdown visitors could not reach this score by 7 runs -Blair again being the cause. C. Grace succeeded in putting together 31 by careful playing, and was the only one th...
MAHOMMEDANISM V. CHRISITIANITY. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
TIANITY. The following from the London Spectator aptly describes a species with which we are all familiar :-"A kindred cause of English .Mahommedanism comes from deep.seated, subtle, vehement, half-confesed, and often only half-conscious hatred of Christianity. We all know the kind of educated man, who, without openly attacking Christianity, never lets slip a chance of sneering at it; who goes out of his way to recount the atrocities that have been committed in its name; who lumps priests and parsons of all sects under the heading of some contemptu. ons epithet, and who habitually attacks Christianity by praising all other religions. Some men pay tributes of respect to Ma hommed, not because they like him, but because they hate the dominion of the Christian Church. They praise Mahomme danism, and admire the morality of the Koran, for the most transparent of contro versialpurpoes. In the present case, it i enough for them that much has been said about the Christianity of the Bulgaria...
THE SUPPLY OF BUTCHERS MEAT TO MELBOURNE. SATURDAY'S ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
THE arrITP or UIU aWar awsA TO Z/LBOVT . .. SATURDAY'S ARGUS. The supply of our citywith butcber's meat is at present in a quite irregular and ab normal condition., Thereare far more beasts coming in for sale than are required to supply the current demand, and the consequense is that there is a much greater than the usual disparity (always more than can be readily explained) between the wholesale and the retail prices, of animal food in Melbourne. To work of the excessive supply. the Mel bourne Meat-preserving Company has been making extraordinary erertions of late, and its whole manufacturing resources have been in active operation. Working ordi nary hours, it can use up about 10,000 sheep a week, but of late, by working double shifts, it has found a way todo much more than this, and at last week's market the com pany's manager purchased no fewer than 16,000 sheep. Their average price was 4s. lId., and their average weight 421b. They had on them' between three and four months' wool...
A NEW FOOD FOR HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
A NEW FOOD FOR HORSES. A new kind of mash for horses is now coming into use, It is thus described by the California Farmer:- It is composed of two quarts of oats, one of bran, anld half a pint of flax seed. The oats are first placed in the stable bucket, over which is placed the linseed; add boiling water, then the bran, covering the mixture with an old rug, and allowing it thus to rest for five hours; then stir the mass well up. The bran ab sorbs while retaining the vapor, and the linseed binds the oats and bran together; a greater quantity of flax-seed would make the preparation too oily and less relished. One feed per day is sufficient; it is easily digested, and is especially adapted to young animals, adding to their volume rather than to their height, giving substance to the frame. Professor Sanson reminds us not to overlook food, in connection with the ameli. oration of stock. lHe considers oats, so generally given to sheep, as objectionable, and approaching the unprofitable ;...
PROFESSOR PEARSON AND THE FREE TRADE LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
PROFESSOR PEARSON AND THE FREE TRADE LEAGUE. The.lfollowing letter from Professor Pearson, in reply to some remarks on his Emerald Hill lecture dropped at a recent meeting of the Free Trade League, ap pears in the Melbourne morning paper, which he most delights to honor :-" Sir, -On my return yesterday to Victoria, I took up a copy of Wednesday's Argus, and read in it a long report of the discus sion of the council of the Free Trade League. With your permission I will reply.briefly to a portion of the remarks that had special reference to myself. Let me first establish what I actually said in my lecture at Emerald Hill, as reported in the Age. Isaid that I " confessed to legatding the excssive outcry for freetrade as principally the result of a wish to divert public attention from land reform." My views on this subject are absolutely un changed, or strengthened. When I see the Freetraders unable to hold a respect able public meeting; when I find them accepting the advocacy of one-wh...
THE SKIPTON COAL DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
4TH SflMUMV COA1X; DJWZBYII. -- - The following report by Mr. nnKrause, geological surveyor, on the alleged dis covery of coal at Skipton, has been ire ceived by the Minister of Mines: The country aroundSkiption is occupied by upper vblcahic lais, resting ptbably upon older paleozoic rocks; and outctop of which occurs within a feki huindred yards from the township reserve. About three and a half miles further east, and thence to the Flagstaff-hill, near Linton's, there is granite, which, no doubt, under lies the basalt uninterruptedly to Nammia and Mount Emu. The patch of silurian near the east boundary of the township of Skipton is traversed by a quartz vein, which was tested in a shallow shaft, and abandoned some years ago. Recently search was again made for this vein some 60 chains notherly along its supposed strike-in the Valley of the Emu Creek. A few shallow-pits were sunk under the talus of the basaltic cliff, striking a black bituminous clay. This led to the state-_ ment tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
Special Advertisements. 3iR. KNOTT, SOLICITOR, I3 AS COIMMENCED PRACTICE at i.:XCmperdown, and may be consulted daily :rt his office, Leura-street. "Mlr. Knott will also attend at Terang and Mnortlak, on the usual court days. FREEIIOLD PROPERTIES. W M. FERGUSSON has for PRIVATE * SALE freehold properties in the parishes of Colongulac Elingamite, Jan court, Tirboon, .nd Mortlake. Manifold-street, Camperdown. W. W. TAIT, ACCOUNTANT, SCOTT STREET, CAMPERDOWN Open to engagement to take charge of Station Books, etc. IEDICAL NOTICE. D R. PETTIGREW intimates that he will visit Cobden every Tuesday morning, and will receive patients at'Mr. Brown's, Chemist, from half-past ten to, twelve o'cloek. Special Aý rtiaeinti . -atc; hootor, a oam . MURRAY-STREET, COAtC. Attendance on Mondays, Wednesdays. and Fridays. NOTICE. M R. PICKEN, Solicitor, Camperdown, will in future attend at TERANG on Court days, and can be consulted at the Wheatsheaf Hotel. BRISCOE AND CO., W~OLESALE IRONXYOIGM.2 11 Colli...
HOW TO WOO A WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
110W TO WOO A WVOuiAr. Woo a wrman bravely. If there is any thing humiliating to a woman, it is to have a lover whom she wishes to honor, weak and vapid, ever yielding and half afraid of her. She 1 ungs to tell him to " act likea man !" The man who conceals or denies his love for fear of being laughed at, is a coward. A love that has no element of divinity in it is not love. but passion, which, of itself, has nothing ennobling. That was a beautiful in scription on an engagement ring, "Each for the other, and both for God." Pleuro.pneumonia has again made its un welcomeappearance, says theAlbu ry Banner., Several cases have occured, and terminated fatally, in a herd depasturing on the southern bank of the Murray 'Inoculation has been resorted to in order to iput a stop to the spread of the" disease, but the- season is so favorable to its :development that for tune will indeed be kind if it be stamped out beforo it becom.s epidemic.
COLAC. Monday, January 22. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
COLA C. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. Monday, January 22. The general elections are now close upon us, but as yet no stir seems to be made in Colau on behalf offreetrade. The freetraders are allowing the liberal party to blow their trumpet, and already the latter have brought into the field-at least they say so-Mr. O'Hea, who nearly defeated Mr. J. H. Connor, the present member, at the last election, and who it is said would have surely defeated him, had he come into the field a little sooner. Yet the Freetrade League are making no proparation for the coming struggle, and they have not 1 believe yet decided who is to represent them. Rather a poor state of things this, for the Freetrade League, who know well, the strength of the liberal party, backed up by a clique always at work. They know also well, how easily their men were defeated in the election fox the Upper House, and the Shire Council. In Colac, Mr. Zeal was 2.2 ahead of Mr. Belcher for the Upper House, and at the Shire Counci...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, January 23. The City Council have decided to present a farewell address to the Governor. The Governmeat have received a telegram from the Agent.General, statinq that the British Enterprius ailed from England on 12th January, with 444 emigrants. The Wesleyan conference opened to-day, sad the Rev. S. Knight was elected presi. dent for the Mssing year. Lady Msgrave opened the palm-house in the Botanic ?'ardens yesterday. Mr. Dodge, agent for Wilson's Circus,has been dangerously injured through an acci. det, "caused by horses he was driving running away. There is very little hope of his recovery. Sales of wheat reported at 5b?10d and our.
THE SEVERANCE PETITION. MELBOURNE, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
THE SEVERANCE PEfITION. (BY ELcrTrIc TiizonAra) (iiloM oirk OWN CokRRSPONDT.) MELBaou~x, January 24. The deputations connected with the petition for and against the severance of a portion of the Shire of Hampden from the said shire, and for constructing the same into a new municipality, waited on the Hon. the Chief Secretary to-day, who, after hearing both sides, expressed his opinion that the matter, as far as re lated to the northern portions of the East and West Ridings, was a delicate point, which he would carefully consider before arriving at a decision. As far as the North Riding was concerned, not a doubt rested on his mind as to the ratepayers having a substantial grievance. The Hon. John Cumming, M.L.C., in troduced the deputation, supporting severance, and Messrs. Ower, Curdie, ond Mackinnon appeared for the Hamp den Shire Counril.
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
QUEENSLANID. BaRIBANE, January 23. It is reported that, owing to heavy losses the E. and A. Company's shareholders have notified their intention of abandoning the Torres Straits mail contract unless an in crease is granted on the present subsidy of £20,000. The report of the National Bank shows a profit of £17,090. A dividend at the rate of 8 per cent. per annum has been declared
ENGLISH MAIL TABLE 1877. FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
£NMLISH MAIL TABLE 1877. Fno3l E LA.P.? Leaves London Leaves London Arrives Via Southampton Via Brindisi. it Melbourne. lanuary . 11 January. 19 March .. S Pebruary . S February . 16 April . . S Mrarch . . arch . May . . . 1 April . 5 April . . 13 May . 2 May 3 Mas . 11 June. . . M!rv 31 June 6 July . . . June . 42 July . . August . .25 uly . . 26 August 3 September. 13 .Aust . . 23 August 31 October. .13 'etemeber 20 September ?23 ovember. 11 Oc, ber . IS October . 26 December . 16 .ovembrtr. 15 November 23 January,1878 9 Pecember . 13 December 21 February . 4 'ROIt V'ICTORIA. Leavcs Arrives London Arrives at London lMelbourne. Via Brindisi. 'ia Southampton ao?, r, . 25 March . 12 March . . 19 ttl,,-, ry . 22 April . . 9 April . . . 16 .' 22 May . . 7 May . . . 14 .pril . 17 June .. 4 June . . . 11 . 15 July . . 2 July . . .9 un . . 12 July . 30 August . . 6 .lt! . .. 10 August . 27 September . 3 Augput . 7 September 24 October . 1 September . 4 October . 22 October. . 29 October ....
GEELONG WOOL MARKET. GEELONG, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
GEELONG WOOL MARhKET. GEELONG, January 23. Messrs. George Synnot an d Co. report: We held our tenth sale to-day, when we offered a catalogue of 410 bales. There was a smaller attend ance of buyers than usual, and Arices ruled very ir regular, the tendendy beingdownwards. We sold the bulk as follows :--Greasy fleece 71d to 11id per lb, to lambs d?d to Illd, do pieces 4d to 6}d, do locks 3d do 4Jd, washed fleece 17d to 1?Sd, do lambs 14d to 17 d, do pieces 9d to 1i?d, do locks 7id to 1ld, scoured fleece 17d to 20Ld, do lambs 14d to 17d, do pieces 13d to 16d, do locks G1d to Old.
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 23. Notice of motion has been given in the Assembly in favor of payment of members for future Parliancnts. Mr. Piddington has been elected as leader of the Opposition. Mr. Nelson, M.P., was entertained by his political friends last night at .s banquet, which was held in the Parliamentary refresh. ment room, on the occasion of his leaving for Melbourne to establish a branch of a com mercial house. The steamers Australia and Brisbane have been released from quarantine, and the latter has been taken into dock. The delegates to the conference re dupli. cation of telegraphic communication with Europe will be invited to a marine excursion at the end of the present week. H.M.S. Nymphe was docked yesterday, and is now taking in stores. She proceed to Western Australia on Thursday. The foundation stone of the mutual Provi. dent Society's new building was laid to-day. The dead body of a lad naied West was found yesterday under a dray load...
AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
A USTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. 4USTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, January 24. Pride of the Hills is first favorite for the Geelong Gold Cup at 6 to 4, and Im perial is backed at 5 to 1. The Painter and Shark are also supported, but there is little betting done. The report and balance sheet of the Dramatic Association was adopted to-day, the assets amounting to £2,600. . The Victorian and South Australian delegates arrived at Sydney to-day. At an inquiry held to-dayconcerningthe death of Harriet Thompson, at Foot·. cray, who had been given a wrong pre scription by a chemist named Cowell, it was shown that death had been caused by Belladonna poison. At the Glen Innes Races to-day, the weather was showery, and the course heavy. Maude won the Trial Handicap by a length, Victor second, and Lock. wood third.
COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
COMMITTEE MEXETINC. A meeting of the newly-elected committee was then held, Mr. Picken in the chair. Ths question of raising the secretary's salary, owing to the large amount of extra work which had davolved upon him, was then discussed. Mr. Robinson moved that the late secre tary be re-appointed for the term of three months at the rate of £50 per annum, and' that he, in addition to the duties already apecified, undertake the cleaning of hall and grounds in consideration. Mr. Scott, without reflecting in any way upon the late secretary, thought they should not g out of their usual course of calling for appliations for the office. It had always been dens hitherto, and he according moved an wsmedment to the effeet that applications be called for. Mr. Robimn. thought that Mr. Scott was mistaken, a last year was the only time that applications were called for, and then a change was necessary. After osme discuNsion; Mr. Scott with drew his amendment, and the motion was carried unanimousl...