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CAMPERDOWN MECHANICS INSTITUTE. GENERAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
CAMPERDOW N MECHANICS INSTI-.. TUTS. GENERAL COMMITTEE. A meetingof the general committee of this institute was held in the reading roon, last evening, the following members being pre sent :-Messrs. T. Picken (chairman), J. H. Robinson, J. Hillard, C. M. Waodward, W. Srott, W. Down, C. M. Williams. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. Thefollowing accounts were then examined and having been found correct, were passed for payment on the motion of Mr. Hillard : Joseph Smith... ... ... £1 4 0 Secretary ... .. ... 16 4 2 J. H. Robinson ... ... 16 0 10 Ballarat Star... ... .. 0 9 9 M'Crea and Fullarton ... 42 5 0 Some various correspondence was then dealt with. The secretary reported that the sum of £17 had been collected during the quarter, and also acknowledged receipt of £5, the Hampden Shire Council's dona tion for 1877. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting was then held at which some 10 or 12 subscribers were present. The president read the following report and bal...
WIDOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
WIDOWS. Winter-kept apples, seasoned wine, a clouded meerschaum, a vase around which Jhe scent of the roses still hangs. all these have a rare, ripe, evanescent flavor that suggest, but cannot express, the charm of the widow. A young widow is, perhaps, the lmost interesting object in nature- or in art. She represents ex perience without its wrinkle or gray hairs. She has matronly and maidenly freedom combined. She is grief with a laughinig eye-sorrow in a house of festi val-a silver moon in a sable cloud. She is too sweet for anything ! Like all good things, she can only be created at a great ascrifice. Mrs. Browning says that a. man must be pretty thoroughly spoiled before he can leave a widow. This black swan-this mournful Phoenix -rises only out o'f the funeral urn that holds the ashes of a husband's heart. Let us wipe away the briny, tear and proceed., Perdite Pierides. Poets, statesmen, heroes, and philosophers have each felt the indefinable influence of widowhood. Its quality ...
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. GEELONG, January 22. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. GEELONG, January 22. Messrs. Ceorge Synnot and Co. report: Fat Cattle-A full supply of medium quality, with a few prime; prices considerably lower than last quota tions. Our sales were, 57 head-bullocks to L9 lOs, cows L1t Fat Sheep- A crowded market of all de scriptions, with a very poor attendance. Prices lower, and sales difficult to effect, except at very low rates. Our sales were, 24 wethers, 8s 6d to 9s 3d; 121 cross bred ewes, at 9s ; 45 ewes, from Ss 6d to 9s; 85ewes, to 7s 3d; 206 wethers, from 7s 6d to 9s; 192 wethers, at 6s 6d ; 53 ewes, at 7s; 99 wethers, at 6s 9d; 305 ewes, at 3s 4d; 35 ewes, at 6s Cd; and outside, 900 wethers. Total sales, 2t5. Fat Lambs-A full supply of superior quality, and prices easier. Our sales were, to Ss. Store Cattle-A few good lots, but buyers holding off. We have sold, in the yards, and outside, to cows to LA. GEELosn, January 22. Messrs. D. Guthrle and Co. report Fat Cattle-An average supply to-day, very few reall...
PROFESSOR PEARSON ON LAND TAXATION. BRISBANE COURIER JAN. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
PSEOF2mbR pEARRDN O1- LAND TAXATION. sarssoArn conate Joan. 11. Professor Pearson, the historian, *ho is head master bf the Ladies' Presbyterian Col lege in Mlelbojarne, has been delivring ,a lecture on taxation in one of the suburb of that city. The lecturer belonged to what may be be called the left wing of the advanced radicals in the mother country, and there. fore his views, although based in many in. stances upon sound principles, have a ten dency to run into extremes-a tendency which is exaggerated by an infirmity of temper, a spirit of dogmatism, and strong class prejudices. And here we may note in passing, that in estimating the political forces, and studying the political history of the present, or of any past time, we are apt to overlook one very important "factor, namely, the temparament of the men who make that history, and shape and direct those forces. Yet the value of this factor for good or for evil is literally enormous, as anyone must acknowledge who considers the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
COBB AND CO.'S- ESTERN TELE GPRAPH LLNE:' DAY. COACHES.. CAMPERDQWN AND -WINCHELSEA. DAY COACH in connection with rail at Wincheles 'leaves Camperdo n at 30 8 m:; Colc, 12 noon, arriving at Winehelaes in time to connect with tihe train leaving for Geeleng at 3.45 p.m. Leave Wm- ehseIsi onh atriialof ftaun trm Oeelong at 1L13 amnt, due at Colc at 30 p.m., due at Camperdown at 6 p.m. FA~ -CUamperdown to Winchelse" .. 15e.' Cblac to Wlhchelsea .. .. Us. NIGHT MAIL -. Belfast to Geelbngvli Camptrdown. Mail Coaches from Belfast paa lreuw Camper down on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednes , Thrsas, and Frid?-it11-p.m.- reaching Winchelsa at 5.Sop.m.. , . -- - - On Snndays leave Camperdown at 1 p.m. reaching Winchelsea at S p.m. RETURN MAIL COACHES Leave Winchelsea 'Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Fridiy at 1130 p.m., arriving at Cam perdownat 5.45 a.m.'::i? . On Sunday leaves Winchelsea at 5 a.m., arriving at t Casiperdon at i .30 . o..... wTIH BRANCH: LIT E TO MORTLAKE, HEXHAM, CARA3IUT,...
MARKETS. BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. BALLARAT, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
MARKETS AIIA,ABAT L1VE STOCK MARKET. BALLuAIAT, January 23. Stesars. Ettershank. Englestone. and Co. re., rt :- Fat Cattle-425 were yarded, of which 160 S.r, utores, the b;ei:da e tonsioted of drafts from the ,,;ioin-- io., 3h1esa . C..,nt .1. rnl ay, calvert, and .I-Lvn. Tihy attendancel \\: lar;e, but requirements limited, alnd pries realised for good and prime quality about equal to late rates, other descriptions were easier. The following are the averages :-Calvert, SS bullocks, L6 17s Gd ; Finlay, 13 do, L9 4s; 74 cows, 1.6 s Sd ; Jacksn, .SI bullcks. LS 3s 1Od. We sold taall drafts for Messrs. Neal and Twiss at market r.ot. Fat Calves-G6 in, good soldwellto3Gs, inferior dull. Sheep- -19,006 were penned. The bulk of the .upply ranged from medium to good. Opening sales Swere fully equal to last week, but towards the close of the market, competition was less animated and prices receded. Several lots were passed at auction, but were sold privately afterwards :-Quotations-Best cros...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
Machinery, &c. TOXMAS DAVET A 00. SIRON-MERCHANTS, - AND IMPORTERS OF M A C II I N E R Y Of every description. TAR Iron, Boiler Plates, Sheet Iron, Galvanised Iron ' (plain and corrugated) Tia Plates, Zinc ,Sheet Lead, Fendcng Wire, WDolpacks, Wire Rope, Quicksilver, Steel Anti-friction Grease, Blasting Powder, Fuse,W1 e Nails, Oils-Castor, Olive, Linseed, Colza, Kerosene, and all kinds of hard ware SOLE AGENTS FOR THE EMPIRE SELF-REGULATING WINDMILL. o Invaluable to squatters, which, on account of ts wid-spread demand, is now sold it a REDUCED PRICE PORTABLE dt HORIZONTAL ENINES Also, a large stock of F~oond-hand MACHINERY and MINING PLANT QUEEN STREET, 'MELBOURNE. NASH AND SMITH, 191 Elizabeth street, Melbourne, IKON "~RCii.tI'lS .t1A' I)lPORSTER8 B AR, Rod, Sheet, Hoop, Plate, Angle, and Tee Iron; Buggy, Cart, Mail, and Drabble's Axles; Bolts and Nuts, Bolt Ends, Blank Nuts, Anvils, Vyces, Black smiths' Bellows. Buggy and Cart Springs, Hubs, Rims, and Spokes, Carron Boxes...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
£1 REWARD. LOST-On or about Christmas Day, a BAY FILLY, black points, branded M over 2 off shoulder. Whoever will return thesame to Dr. Pettigrew, Camperdown, will receive the above reward. FREE TRADE LEAGUE OF VICTORIA. CAMPERDOWN BRANCH. PRESIDENT The Hon. Niel Black, M.L.C. VIcE-PRESIDENTS A. K. Finlay, Esq. ; Peter Manifold, Esq.; Daniel Mackinnon, Esq,;andPeterM'Arthur, Esq. TREASURER R. D. Scott, Esq. SECRETARY A. Knott, Esq. GENERAL C3IIrrrTTEE John Thornton, Esq. Stuart Reid, Esq. W. M. Fergusson, Esq. J. Dawson, Esq. R. D. Scott, Esq. Jas. Alleen, Esq. Johit Ware, Esq. J. L. Currie, Esq. W. Johnston, Esq. H. Macvean, Esq. W. Brown, Esq. W. Lamb, Esq. P. W~ Tait, Esq. J. Wiggins, Esq. And the Secretary. With power to add- to their number. Every person joining the League thereby under takes To have his name registered on all electoral rolls when and where he possesses the necessary qualifica ions. To roteat all elections where the interests of the Cause are at stake. To suppo...
The Chronicle. THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1877. THERE has been something like a fail ure of the Constitution in the United States of America over the election of a successor to President GRAsT. At this moment the election is undecided, and stands in abeyance, although all the forms prescribed by the Constitution have been rigorously observed. Whether TILDES, the Democrat, or HAYES, the Republican, will be the President for the next four years, is a questiun that no body can answer, and it awaits the de cision of the Congress during the course of the next month. On that decision hang interests of vast importance for the country, and there is even a possi bility of its involving the tremendous issue of another civil war. Few amongst even intelligent foreigners realise how deep the political differences betiween the two opposing parties reach. There is a ready assumption made that, because slavery has been abolished by the law of the land. therefore all the causes of quarrel between Northerners and South ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 25 January 1877
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 24. The Wolverine and Sappho have been sent into quarantine. At the police station, Spring Cove, the case against the captain of the Brisbane for breaking the quarantine law, was ad- journed till to-morrow. The Bowen has arrived at Cooktown, and the passengers and crew subjected to a strict examination by the Health Officer. A large Chinese immigration is ex- pected. This season 10,000 Chinese are likely to come to Cooktown.
THE LOCOMOTIVE V. SUPERSTITION. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 January 1877
THE LOCOIOTI VE I'. SUPERSTI TION. When the Nicholai railway was con structed, in 1848,.from St. Petersburg to Moscow, the work was done under con tracts with American engineers, and the cars and engines were stipplied from Bal timore by the famous establishments of the Winan Brothers. The Russian priests oppose every modern. innovation, and, of course, they were " down" on the railway. When the..road was opened they determined to stop it, and so they went in force to a point on the road, and set up a holy picture to stop the new work of the devil. The train came slowly along, and the engineer seeing the picture standing on the track, thought there must be a man behind it, and so came to a halt. The asembled multitude raised a shout, and the priests called out thit the saint was all-powerful, and would prevail against against wickedness. The officer in charge of the train came out and took a survey of the situation. Then he told the engi neer to run back a quarter of a mile and. bri...
NEW ROUTE TO CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 January 1877
NEW O ROUTE TO CHINA. The Newo York Herald of October 26 contains the following despaich received from Philadephia relhting to the discovery of a new route to China:- "Mr. C. Julian Dannefeldt, the chief of the Swe dish Centennial Commission, to-dclay re ceived news froni his country that will be of much interest to geographers and scien tific men, and to all wbo feel an interest in the problem of the Polar regions. Mr. Dannefeldt'sinformation is fromProfessor Fordenskiold, the eminent mineralogist and geographical explorer, who visited this country as a member of the jury of award, and why sailed for Sweden on the 29th day of June. The explorer has al ready successfully performed the Siberian journey which he had contemplated. He sailed from Sweden in a small steamer chartered by two prominent merchants- one a Swede, and the other a Russian who loaded the vessel with merchandise for sale. Professor. Nordenskiold. was placed in command of the expedition. He sailed from Hammerfest in...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET MELBOURNE, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 January 1877
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET 1MELBOURNE, JIanuary 24. Messrs. Kin, and CuningI:am'. report: Fat Cattle-1,412 head in. Sales throuNghout were dlnl, and prime quality were 16s per head lower, while me linmu sorts were from 15s to 20s lower than last week's rates. Our sales were bullocks, £S 1s ld, 10 cows, to L6 averaging L 10sl; and several small lots. Fat Calves. -150i mi, a number far in excess of. requirements, and consequently low prices had to be submitted to. Best 40o to 50s. Our sales were 16. Fat Sheep-A more moderate sup ly, viz., 25,r00.. For all sheep of good quanlity prices were firm, and on tte wsle the iarket may be quoted as slightly better. Oure sales are 2,320 sethers at top rates; 300 prime crossbred ewes. 574 merinot wethers, t50 crshrel ewes, and 33 cross hred inthers. Fat Lamsn;-The number in again more than adequate for priesent relqiremetnts Prime lambs, 6s to 8s; middling; 4s to4s 4~l Weoold-1'S good lambo, and 150, for different owters, anti tunmed onelot out....
ARRIVAL OF THE TORRES STRAITS' MAIL (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAM.) COOKTOWN, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 January 1877
ARRIVAL OF THE TORRES STRAITS' MAIL (AUSTRALIAM ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAM.) CooKToWx, January 24. The Bowei arrived last evening. Her dates are Hong Kong, 3rd January; Sin gapore, 11th January. On arriual the HealthOfficer hoidded her, and subjected the vessel to a rigid examination, as well as the whole of the passengers and crew. The examination lasted two hours, and every passenger, male ond female, was compelled to strip to the chest. No com. munication was allowed with the vessel until the blue flag had been hauled down. The passengers for Melbourne are Mr. and Mrs. A. : Schunltze and child. one European and two native servants. The cargo for Melbourne consists of 1100 packages of sundries; antd 41 cases of cigars. There are 463 Chinese for Bris bane. Considerable Chinese immigration is setting in. and it is expected that this season 10,000 Chinese will come to Cook town.
NEW SOUTH WALES BUDGET. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) SYDNEY, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 January 1877
JE'W SOUTIH WALES BTDGIET. (AUSTRALLtN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) SYsnY, January 24. The Treasurer made his financial state ment in the Assembly to-night. Before proceeding to deal with the business of the year, he gave a somewhat lengthly retrospect of the past year. He said he saw before them in those Crown land. sales which formed the subject of so much discussion a future of inmnence wealth, but was persuaded that it could only become theirs by a wise administration of what came into their hands year by year, by keeping a watchful eye over expenditure of a doubtful character, and opening their hands with liberality whenever they thought such a course. beneficial to the interests of the colony. In a somewhat elaborate defence of the appropriation of land sales to the general revenue, he pointed out that long be fore the introduction of responsible government we had been selling land and appropriating the proceeds to the general revenue. The receipts from this source had increas...
ENGLISH MAIL TABLE 1877. FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 January 1877
ENGLISH ]1AIL TABLE 1877. 'ROM1 ýshttANlt. irr Leaves London \ Arrives 111 . .. nlary 19 March . . 6 ~ I' t.:e l Febriuir. I6 April . " 1 ier S March . 10 IMay . .* 8 Anrd) 5 April . . 13 May " 23 ?at 3 Ma . . 11 June. 1 May 31 June . Ju' . J1on . "8 July . Au ust. -6 3Jul . 26 Antunt 3 September. 13 AI ti 2 Auo'ust 11 October . 13 eptcmbr . September 'S November . 11 3 tobr . . 1S October . 2 December 16 Nov-m'nibr 15 Novemlber 23 Januaty,1SS78 December 13 December 21 February . 4 90cCx r cTcrtIA. Leaves jArrivec Loldon0 Arrives at London Melbourne. fia Brindioi. Ila Southampton January, . March 12 March . 19 Febrtuary . 2 Apl Apr ril . . . 16 March . 22 May . . 7 May . . 14 April . . . 17 June 4 June . . . 11 Mae .. 15 July . July . . 9 June. . 12 July . . - AuIust . 6 Jul . . . 10 ugust . 2 Septiber . 3 Auust . 7 eptember 24 October . . 1 September . 4 October . '22 October 29 October 4 November 19 November 26 November 1 December 17 DLecember 24 November. 29 January, . 14 Jlanuar...