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The Riverine Herald. ECHUCA, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
lifcrmc EOKUCA, WEDNESDAY, FES. 24, 1869. In another column we give the bill recently introduced by Mr Higinbotham to amend the law with respect to the property 'and the earnings of married women. We confess that wa are disappointed in'it, and we have no doubt it will require to be very materially altered before it can be bound up with the statutes of Victoria. It .certainly contains all we could desire, but it unfortunately con tains a great deal more, and-in the supera bundance we find many things of which we most heartily disapprove. Until we had afforded us an opportunity of reading the draft, we were of opinion that the measure wns intended to meet only those cases in which it would be wanted, but we now see that besides remedying certain evils which are happily of rare occurrence, it would be eminently calcu lated to initiate others which we never knew before. We wanted a measure by which the property, and earnings of the honest, the loving, and the industrious wife should be ...
IMPORTANT TO SQUATTERS TRAVELLING SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
' IMPORTANT TO SQUATTERS : ' .TRAVELLING SHEEP. [from the pastoral times.] ' A" case . or. considerable importance was; tried at our Police Court some fortnight since; drovers of stock would do well to ponder over it.. Some sheep belonging to defendant, a squatter residing at Nap Nap on the Murrumbidgee, were passing through Mr M'Bean's run known as Woorooma, and some of the latter gentleman's sheep got "boxed" with Mr M'Farland's flock, which were travelling. The proper notice had been given by defendant to plaintiff, and a servant of the latter, in discovering some of his mapler's sheep among those belonging to de fendant, requested the latter's overseer to put the travelling flock in a stockyard which he was then passing and draft the sheep, but defendant's overseer declined to do so. When defendant and his sheep bad passed the boundary of Woorooma, the sheep were rounded up and some few belonging to Mr M'Bean were caught and pitched over the fence into Woorooma run, to which pla...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. FEBRUARY—MARCH. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK.. February—march. phases of the moos, Last quarter. Thursday, 4th, 2.36 a.m. New moon ..Thursday, 11th, 11.34 p.m. First quarter. ..Saturday, 20tQ, 2.46 a.m. Full moon . .Friday, 26th, 9.45 plmi Apogee .. 13th, 1 p.m. i .rsiPerigee'x . .&lt;_•26 th, 11 p.m. "ji. AT'EcnncA. Date Days'oftlje" Week. 37fl Isr;» Suni'1' jj.D1"!,!:) Rises. Sell:" ,-f,;;Moon. 24 25 26 27 28 1 2 Wednesday^! Thursday Friday,.. p.!; Saturday1'' "'.J >unday , Monday Tuesday ;5.s4i; 5 .42 t5'43'; ''S 44" i'«445i •5,46i •5;47 H. M„ ;6".4,5V. L'6 44 ~6 43 6'42 *6 40 0 6&39'. -6 38 J,' ' H." wl 8. 2 31a.m. 3 39 , ,4 50 ft:01? 26p.m. 8 5 ioYI 8 '41-a;'m. 9 19
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. From our latest telegraphicintelligence we gather the following:— Sydney. In the Assembly, the House again counted out on Mr Steward's motion for tbe report of the Newspaper Postage Act of 1864. A correspondent writing from Fiji states that news has been received from the Island of Tanna, one of the new Hebrides, that the inland natives are in the habit of coming down to the coast in a hostile manner, and annoying the settlers there. ' They have mur dered many of the native Tanna labourers, wounded several Europeans whilst defending themselves, and killed one European child. They carried off with them, a quantity of stock. On Monday the shop occupied by Mr Richard Thame, grocer, in George-Btreet, suddenly fell in, burying five people in the ruins' As quickly as possible they were extricated one by one, being literally dragged from under, the. ruins. Fortunately all were got out alive, but two of. them, Mr Thame and Dr Anderson, were very much injured. The o...
STOCK REPORTS, &c., ECHUCA AND MOAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
STOCK ECHTJCA AND! The following mobs of istoek litre; craslted' since our laat issue:— : 'i -. j 1; ; / February 22—2,0p0 fat sheep, "JennipgS, from-War brac:in. ^ , '* F-bruary 23—(5o'l fat sheen, P iter?on, from Conargo. 2,400 fat sheep, John Peters, from Tubbo. Kotwithntnnding the difficulty attendant upon travel ling stock," sheen find their way in considerable numbers to the boiling-down establishment of Me?sr? Leonard and Symington. We understand that a good many sheep—some 8.000 in number, we believe—are at present approaching the " pot." eo that no cessation of business may be anticipated for the preeent. Referring to the above, we may mention that tho fcllmongerv is in full work and doing well, affording employment to a good many hands. The arrangements are most perfect—a Bmall engine giving an unlimited Bupply of water from the river. It is understood that tho industry, even limited aa it is at present, will'prove Tiifflilv nflvnhle.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
Money M 01NEY TO LEND. Apply to B. R. Ste venson,'Ratoliffe-street.1 Advances on Ctrain and Prodfce . . W:b; J0NE8, 149 Collins-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, ancf others to his! , Extensive Warehouses for the Storage of . > Grain.and Produoo. uJ . W. B. Jones, &lt;MR' 149 Hnllina nt.reet west. Melbonrne Professional. MR. H. N. POWELL, Solicitor, Ac., ; Opposite the Bank'of Victoria, . EC'IUCA. • 621' •' - Medical. ;M ;::A ECHUCA mPEMARY^ Mr. H. CROSSEN, ■ ' SURGEOS. 3 ' J, W. SIBLEY, M.D., Formerly Military Siirycoii, Percy-street, Echuca. 412 J. L. SIM 0 S D S CHEMIST and DRUGGIST,, : . 1 ' i (Opposite Mr E. Homan's store), HIGH STREET, ECHtJ C A Patent Medioines, Perfumery, Fancy Goods, &c. Prescriptions carefully dispensed. !:■ Teeth Extracted. . IEECI E S, C HP P I N'ty Horse and Cuttle Medicines, . Toba...
MEESRS PENSON AND CO'S REPORT. Saturday, 20th. February. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
inrcona ireK'.cnw -iivrn rn 'S . REPORT. . Saturday, 20th. February. -; | HonsE Market.—A tair omount ot .Business nus open doing during the past week in broken-in-Btnck, meciium draught, light harness horses, anri hacks being princi pally in demand.' For really good'heavy draught horses we have also hal several inq"iries, but the market has been comparatively bare of this clasB of stock. We have Bold by auition medium draught horses at from £12 to £26; puddlers* horses, and hordes Buitable for leading harness, from £6 to £10; light harness horses, from £5 to'£16; hacks, from £2 to £7. We hare also sold drays, •waggons, and spring carts at fair prices. Pio, Poultkv. and JIeat Market.—We had a satisfactory demand for all kinds of pigs on Thursday last, and disposed of all to hand at prices fully main taining former quotations. The enleB have been well attended by Chinese buyers, who are always prepared to give the top price for fat pigs of from lOOlbs, to 2001bs. The market has also ...
SANDHURST. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Tuesday, February 23. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
•SANDHURST. (From oofl Own Correspondent.) Tuesday,. Februaryr 23. | 607, cattle—best beef fully up to last quotations; 125 calvea'.'2901 sheep, 40 lambs. • , , Cattle—115, Kinnear'a (Gbulburn), :very mixed lot, old and young, 49 bullocks £5 Us, 38 stores £1 13s, 28 cows £2 15s ; 77, Mitchell's (Kyneton),- middling, cows £4 4s 6d; 104, E. M'Lriurin's (Edwards}, good and middling, £G 7s 6d; 63, Cap'el's ((Son), good and jniddling, £6-7s fid ; 185; SraithV (Upper Moira), very mixed, 32 bullB £5 13s, 33. cow? £o 7a, 100 stiires £3; 20 pigs' ineat ; 73, M'LaurihV- (Morocb),'good and middling, £6 53 6d. — —
THE PROPERTY OF MARRIED WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
THE PROPERTY OF MARRIED WOMEN. The. .following is the bill to amend the law with respect to the property and the earnings of married women, which Mr Higinbotham has introduced in the Legislative Assem bly :— ; ! Be it eriaoted by. the .Queen's Most Exoellent Majesty, by and with the'advice and consent of the Legislative Counoil and- Legislative Assem bly of Victoria, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—. 1.'.This act shall oome into operation on the 1st. day of August, 1869, and shall be called and ipay be cited as the " Married Women's Property Aot, 1869." , 2. ,A married woman shall be capable of hold ing, acquiring,,. alienating, devising, and be queathing real and personal estate, of contracting 8'ici ot cuing and being sued, as if she were a Jemme sole. . 3. Every woman who marries after this act has oome into operation shall, notwithstanding her ooverlure, have and hold all real and personal property, whether belonging . to her b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
NOTICE TO ADVEUTISEIIS. To afford the utmost facility , to business men for obtaining'the 'publicity they require, the following scale of charges for advertising in the Bivekine Heraxd has been adopted; ' . 7 " . ;V - f;;;T £ 8" d* For one inch for one insertion....,.^.. ;.'.' 0 6 0 One inch for two insertions ..... i....'. 0 8 6 One inch for one month^ or 8 insertion's'. 14 6 Ditto for three months, or 26 insertions 2 10 0 Advertisements consisting of not" more than twenty four words, will be charged-two shillings'; 0 » No advertisement can be withdrawn without a written notice to that effect.* In no case will an advertisement be posted to an aocount for a lesB sum than three shillings. ' NOTICE. 1 Advertisements for this paper cannot be received after nine o'clock on the evening previous to publication. 495
RIVERINE CARRIERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
RIVERINE CARRIERS'ASSOCIATION. The following is the petition drawn up for presentation to his Excellency the Governor of New South Wales. It will be observed that it embodies all the causes of complaint, and it is to be hoped that its prayer will be a;cced?d to.:—.. To His ExceVency the Earl of Belmora, Governor of the colony of Nero South Wales. The Petition, of the Carriers of the south western portion of the colony commonly hnomn as Rivrina Humbly Sheyveth,— 1. That your petitioners represent the whole carrying trade of Kiverina! 2. That for want of legislation jour pe titioners are suffering a grievance which they believe only requires to be pointed out to be favorab'jr entertained and remedied by your Excellency's Ministry and the Parliament of New South Wales. 3- That your petitioners are informed, and believe there is no act in force in the colony of New South Wales regulating the rights and liabilities of carriers, and your petitioners are desirous of having their trade and ...
CRICKET MATCH. MARRIED V. SINGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
CRK-KET MATCH. MARRIED V. SINGLE. Inis event came oil at tue old cricset ground on Saturday afternoon, and resulted in a very easy victory for the bachelors, whose fielding, and batting was decidedly good. Hayes distinguished himself as long stop, and allowed but two byes to be scored. The bat ting of Willis (top scorer),'Weavers, Jones, and M'Nab, was very creditable on the whole On behalf of the Benedicts, Molyneaux played a capital innings of 35 runs, and Ford bowled well, but the geueral fielding was indifferent, many of the good fielders who had promised to-support the married interest having1 been unavoidably sbgent ; SINGLE. Weavers, b M plyneux 33 WilliB, b Ford; .V.. ...J. .L-' 40 Major, bFord 12 Jones, b Molyneux 10' M'Nab 21 fl Cameron, b Molynenx • -r:2. , •, :f Matthews, run oat 21 O'Shanassy, b,Molyneux!:r? 1 Hayes, hit wioket 16 -. .Mayson, not out : 16j.-r Hartshorn (substitute)-.1".'."t. 24'~ ui- br.A 19.5 Byes 12; iwides 7 ;; ; 19 ; . ■ ■ . . .J. I i. I J. L *,.! i...
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
; TH.E DUKE OF'EDiNBURGH IN., VICTORIA. . His Royal Highness the Duke of Edin burgh landed at Sandridge on Monday even ing, at about ten minutes past six o'clock. The Galatea anchored near_where she.for merly stopped shortly Rafter half-past &lt; four o'clock, at whioh time there could not have been much less than 6000 persons on the railway pier and the shora at Sandridge. .Some hitch appeared with reference to the landing of the Duke which is not yet ex plained away, bat it is not at all improbable that one principal, cause of the' matter arose from over anxiety to make the landing a private.one. A good number of persons had left Sandridge before H.R.H. landed, but those who were left gave him a very hearty greeting, as did also those of the suburbs 'through 'which be pjissed on: his: way ;to Toornk. The Duke stayed at Toorak with his Excellency the Governor on Monday evening, and there can be little doubt that "of all others H.R.H. most wishes his visit,to be considered a...
A REMARKABLY CLEVER CAPTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
A REMARKABLY CLEVER CAPTURE. It is said that a Cornish jury recently re turned the remarkable verdict "Guilty, sub ject to a doubt as to whether he is the man." Now, making due allowance for the doubt that must ever crop up with reference to all unconvicted prisoners, we may say that a really clever capture was effected by mounted constable Couch on last Saturday, and if it turn out that he arrested the right man we ; sincerely hope that the proper authorities may see fit to give him thai reward which he will have so richly deserved. It appears that at Mount Egerton, near Ballaiat, one David , Thompson stabbed one Richard Groves on 125th January 1867. Notwithstanding the vigorous attempts that were made to arrest ■ him, the accused succeeded in evading the police, and, as if to throw them completely [ off the scent, became a civil servant some , eighteen months ago, long before that horrid l word retrenchment became so familiar in i Victoria. In fact—barring all mistakes as to ident...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
0: POST, QPFICE.^&TICE/ The''RIM. Steamship Geclonjf' will' te dispatched with the Mails for King GeorgoV Sound, Point de Gallc, India, China, the Mediterranean PortsrEurope, America Iind the Ilnitcd Kin^ilora. I The hours appointed for closing mailB at this office are as follow:— For registered letters, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, 27th instant. . . ... , . . , For newspapers,: via'Southampton j at 6.30 a.m. on Monday,lst proximo." '" V . For ordinary letters, ria 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 Boyal 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: FORB...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
TH E RIVER INE. HERALD •'BI-WEEKLY NEWSPAPER Ib published every Wednesday and Saturday; and des '.K.patoncdion thc .anme day bysthe Victorian and^New Soutli "VSraleB Mailp. " ' ( 8ubsGriptiofljrTeu^shiijing8;aiid^sixpence; per Quarter, payable in advance; or_twelve shillings if credited, with postage added*to country subscribers., The quarters' commence' on. 1st July-and lst::October of this year. -vetf Subscribers; commencing' after-the' beginning of a quarter will be charged proportionately to the termination of the current :three months, j, Orders to discontinue cannot be _received after the begin ning of a quarter, and should be forwarded during the last month of' a quarter, together with the amount due for'all arreat3 then owing. • :
POLICE. Echuca:—Saturday, 20th February. (Before Mr Langford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
POLICE. Eohuoa:—Saturday, 20th February. (Before.Mr Langford, .P.M.) David Matohett was brought up, oharged by the polioe with having no lawful visible means of support. The prisoner appeared to be in a very weakly condition, and he was committed for one month to Sandhurst gaol for medical treatment. Monday, 22nd February. (Before Mr Langford, P.M.) David Thompson was brought up, charged with having stabbed, with intent to maim, one Robert Groves, at Mount Egerton, on the 25th January, 1867. Constable Conoh stated that he apprehended the prisoner on the previous Saturday evening, at the railway station, Echuca, where be had been engaged as a porter. He had made the arrest from a description published in the Polioe Ga zette. About a week ago he noticed the resem blance, end communicated with the authorities in Uallarat, who forwarded the warrant. On being iirrested the prisoner stated that he had no doubt he was 'the man who was "wanted." At the request of the police he was remanded ...
ST. MARY'S SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 24 February 1869
ST. MARY'S SCHOOL. After divine service had been celebrated at St Mary's Roman Catholic • Church on last Sunday, the trustees, assisted by the Rev Mr Kavanagh, proceeded to appoint a mis tress in room of Miss Kavanagh, who recently left St Mary's School on so very short a notice. After having carefully in spected the testimonials sent1 in by the various candidates, they finally selected Mrs Heffer nan, a lady who produced first-class certifi cates from the Irish and Victorian Boards of Education. Mrs Htjffe.rnan had lately been teaching at Heidelberg, where sbe is said to have given the most unqualified satisfactirn. We think we can safety congratulate the trustees on the choice they have made, and we have no doubt that it will be generally approved. Indeed we may say that the good effects of the appointment have already been evidenced by the fact that on last Monday the attendance at the school was far greater than it has been for a considerable length of time past. However, there ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 27 February 1869
When the late President Lincoln and Doug-las were "stumping" Illinois for the senatorship against each other, Douglas sought to east a slur on his opponent by say ing that he remembered him serving liquor behind a bar, Lincoln turned the laugh against hiin by acknowledging that, when quite young and very poo.", lie had for a short time earned his bread as the judge had stated, but half the slorv had been left out. Whilst he was serving out the liquor on one side of the bar, the iudge was drinking it on the orhpr. IMPOTi>'?>' \";s. EUHUCA. ^Impounded at Eclvuca on the 22nd February; trespass Piebald (bay and white) mare, switch tail, NN over T near ahoulder. If not claimed and expenses paid, will bo Bold on 24th March, 18C9. GEORGE JAMIESON, Poundkeeiier. meeting's. Eclutcsi Kistrict Bond Boai'cl. A MEETING of the Echnca District Road Board will take plaoe at the Road Board Office, Commercial Chambers, at noon on .Monday, thii 1st day of March, 1869, for the purpose of Eleoting...
PASTORAL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 27 February 1869
PASTORAL. The Wagga Wagga Express says:—"The I weather, during the past week, has been fine and clear, and for a time all hope of further rain appears to have passed away, but though ' the wet that we have had has not been nearly enough in quantity to satisfy the wants of our hitherto nparly dried out graziers, the change thi-t it has produced in the appear ance of the country has been truly magical. Dams may not always have been filled, nor yet in some instances have even been per ceptibly replenished, and some runs may not have been more than touched by the rains, but most of the country in this neighbour hood has been more or less drenched, and the grass is, in conseqi'encp, rapidly springing up. The feed is already, in many places, 3 or 4 inches in length, and as the sun, though warm, has not yet been scorching, its growth has received no check, and with a little more rain all fears of scarcity on this score would vanish. From all parts of the country our accounts of the season ...