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ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Tuesday, 2nd March. (Before Mr Langford, P.M., and His Worship the Mayor) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 3 March 1869
ECHUCA POLICE COURT. Tuesday, 2nd March. (Before Mr Langforil, P.M., and His Worship the Mayor ) Taylor v Parker—Work and labour, £4 Is.; verdiot for amount. Mayue v Manning—goods sold, £3 12i; verdict for amount. Same v same —uoods sold, £10 8s 61; verdiot for amount. Kenyon and Scott v Kasterby- goods, £1 7a; order for amount. Borough (Juunoil v Wallis— municipal rates, £1; order for amount.
THE LATE MASSACRE IN FIJL [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 3 March 1869
THE LATE MASSACRE IN FIJL The following account of the recent out rages in Fiji ha9 been sent by a correspondent there. Although it has been to some extent anticipated, it will be read with interest. It is dated Fiji, 16th December :— "A feartul tragedy has lately been enacted on the plantation of Messrs Burt and Under wood, Nadroga, Viti Levu. For some time past the heathen mountaineers had been very troublesomp, lving in wait for the coolies, and beating them whenever they could catch them j in the forest, and so severely that two of these unfortunate men died from the effects of the savage assaults committed upon them. Four more also, were poisoned ; nnd to such lengths did the Fijians go that Burt and Under wood gave the coolies arms, and told them to defend themselves when attacked. The result was a fight on one occasion, when the natives came down upon the coolies as they were cutting horse fodder. Shots were exchanged, and one Fijian fell badly woundpd, where upon his comrade...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 3 March 1869
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. From our latest telegraphic intelligence we gather the following:— Sydney. In the Assembly the debate on Mr Stpwart's motion that it is exppdipnt to repeal the Newspaper Postage Act, 186was brought to a close, and on a division the motion was carried by a majority of 8, the numbers being 20 to 12. The prosecution instituted by the Govern ment asrainst the proprietors of the Freeman's Journal for omitting to register their paper, has been ordered for trial for the 5th of March. Some oxperiments were made in the Domain with Dick's patent fire extinguisher, and were considered a great success. The Champion Scullers' Match was won by Hickey. The boat race on Saturday between Hickey and Lyons was a very hollow affair. Hickey went off with the lead, and was scarcely ever called upon to make an extra effort, winning so easily that many considered the race a sham. The new mission ship John Williams ar rived here, and has been an object of interest to many. The offi...
The Riverine Herald. ECHUCA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 3 March 1869
C|e fvikriiie |jerali ECEUCAj WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1869. It will doubtless be within the recollection of our readers that some time ago a deputation waited upon the Hon. the Commissioner of Roads and Railways urging the construction of the long talked of bridge across the Mur ray, and that Mr Jones promised that the matter should receive consideration. About four weeks ago the town clerk went down, as a deputation, for the purpose of reminding the Commissioner of his promise, and of ask ing him !to have the necessary sum placed upon the estimates. Mr Jones wished to have the matter placed before him in writing, and Mr Pascoe was not slow in acceding to his re quest, whereupon the urbane minister graci ously promised that the subject should receive " more consideration." All this, we say, will be within the memory of our readers, and many of them can also call to mind the letter which was read, from the Assistant Commis sioner (instructed by Mr Jones), at the meet ing of the local Bor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 3 March 1869
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. To afford the utmost facility to business men for obtaining the publicity they require, the following scale of cnarges for advertising in the Etvebine Herald hae been adopted. £ b. d. For one inch for one insertion.. 0 6 0 One inch for two insertions 0 8 6 One inch for one month, or 8 insertions ...... 14 6 Ditto for three months, or 26 insertions...... 2 10 0 Advertisements consisting of not more than twenty four woidB, will be charged two shillings. No advertisement can be withdrawn without a written notice to that effect. In no case will an advertisement he posted to an account for a less sum than three shillings. NOTICE. Advertisements for tbis paper cannot be received after nine o'clock on the evening previous to publication. 49.5 .N OTIC IS. Mr J. W. PEMRERTON is duly authorised to Collect all Accounts :md Subscriptions, and to Canvass for Advert.sements for this Journal. HAVERFIELD and CO.
RUMOURED VISIT OF PRINCE ALFRED TO ECHUCA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 3 March 1869
RUMOUR EH VISIT OP PRINCE ALFRED TO ECHUCA. Referring to a statement in last Friday's Argus, to the effeot that His Royal HighneBs would probably visit the Murray, and eDjoy a day's shooting at Lake Moira, his worship the Mayor telegraphed to Melbourne on Saturday morning, and reoeived the following answer in the afternoon of the same day:—"To the Mayor of Echuca.—His Royal Highness does not intend | visiting the Murray ; His Royal Highness's time does not permit." Since our last issue the Prinoe has shot 325 rabbits at Barwon Park, and he has been " stuck u " by a mayor at Qee'ong, On Sunday he said his prayers like other peopls, and on Monday he was busily engaged in writii g home by the Koyal Mail. In the evening he aUended at the Duke of Kdinhurgh Tht-atre, and visited Madame and the iMis&lt;e8 Carandini behind the scenes. On last night His Koyal Highness was to have be'in present at a large dinner party to be given by bis Exi'llenny the Hovumor.
DISEASES IN SHEEP ACT OF 1866. REDUCTION IN THE CONTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 3 March 1869
DISEASES IN SHEEP ACT OF 1866. REDUCTION IN THE CONTRIBUTION. We take the following from the New South Wales Government Gazette :— Diseases in Sheep Act of 1866.—His Ex cellency the Governor haB, by Proclamation, deolared that the annual contribution to be levied nnder the provisions of the " Diseases in Sheep Aot of 1866," to meet the expenses on owners of more than 500 sheep, Bhall be five shillings per thousand for the year 1869, instead of ten shil lings, as proclaimed in the Gazette of the 15th of January last. The undermentioned gentlemen have been eleoted Sheep Directors for the Tespeotive sheep districts hereinafter mentioned:—Booligal—Messrs G. P. Desailly, Mossgiel; W. A. Brodribb, Mool bong; W. B. Haines, Bellinger.-imbil; George Synnot, Cowl Cowl; and H, B. Welsh, Lake Walgiers, Dubbo:—Messrs Alexander Crnik shank, Weemabah ; Joseph Peozer, Cumhoogla oum-bong; R. G. B. Gaden, Ap»ley; Francis Todhnnter,1 Narramine; and E. Flood, junior, Bereda. Hsy:—Messrs John Clarke, Ke...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
Woo!, Stations, Ac D ALMAHOY CAMPBELL & CO., Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, .47 Bourkk-siheet West, Melbourne. James Mann, representative nt Deniliquin. G. Fobstth & Co., do. ' Wajrga \\ agga To do. Dubba 716 jidvaaves on Mtasioii J."roi»er«jU'K. mas TRHST and AGENCY COMPANY of Jl AUSTRALASIA (Limite*1.), Having now a lar«e amount o( capital fox investment are (itfpated to make LlBE&Ai Cash Advances at Keddced Bates On saoatxiso PROPERTIES - • • In Victoria and New Sotjih Wales. BhxbbT Bhotiieks & Go, Manassas; Agents. 6olimun9—Partoa and Heilina, Melbourne. 170 JL'rotesslonna. 1. H. N. POWELL, Solicitor, Ac., Isite llessrs M'Cutloohand Co.'s, F.WUOA. fi21 iiotcils, Ac. J. SALOMON, la. 23? posite the Government Wharf, EC1HUCA. fS. begs to remind his friends and the • public that he supplies COOL WHISKY Without lee, At the Shades—the Coolest Place in Hchuca. N.B.—The TVi es, &n , need no enlogy, their quality being now Well known. 182 CUMBERLAND HO...
MAIL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
MAIL TIME TABLE. 'Maifa .due from Melbourne and Sandhurst, daily (Sun days excepted) at 1 p.m. and 10.35 p.m.; delivered atl-JJOp.m. and Ha.m. Ditto, Down Travelling Post Office, and Goornong. daily (Sundayo excepted), at lu.35n.m; delivered at 9 a.m. Ditto, Up Travelling Post Office, Runntmedo and Rochester, daily (Sundays excepted), at 1 p.m; de livered at 1.30 p.m. Ditto Moaraa and Deniliquin. daily (Suuilaya excepted), at 3.45 p.m.; delivered at 4.30 p.m. Ditto, Hay, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 3.45 p.m.; delivered at 4.30 p.m. Ditto, Ulupna West, Kaarimbn, Kotupnn, a' d Lower Moira, Thursdays, at 3 p in; delivered at 3.3U p.m. Mails close for Melbourne and Sandhurst, daily (Sun days excepted), at 7 a m and 4 p.m. Ditto, Travelling Post Office, liunnymede, and Ro chester, daily (Sund.iys excepted), at 4 p.m.; Goor nong. daily (Sundays excepted), at 4 p.m. Ditto, Goornong, daily (Sundays excepted), at 7 a.m. Ditto, Moamaand Deniliquinj daily (Sundays excepted), at 12.4...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
The No'rd publishes the lolloping:—London possesses—relatively to the other capitals— ■the greatest number of engineers, letters of :carrisige8 on hire, prinrers, booksellers, and cooks; usurers, collectors of curiosities, and amateurs of paintings abound most at Am sterdam ; St Peteisbugh taken precedence for cjachraen; at Brussels are to be found tue most boys who smoke; a: Naples the most .porters and guides ; at Madrid the m >st idlers ; at Berlin the most beer drinkers; at Florence 'tbe most flower girls; at Dublin the most 'thieves; at Geneva the most watchmakers; at Lisbon the most haiiiff-; at Home the tnosc beggars; ana at New York the most engine men. Paris hikes lead in the number of hairdressers, men of letters tailors, milliners, photographers, pastry-cooks, and advocates. A calculation has also been made that at London is consumed the most meat and beer; at Stockholm tne most water; at Smyrna the -most coffee ; at Madrid the most cigarettes, and at Paris the most ab...
ARRIVAL OF THE PANAMA MAIL. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
ARRIVAL OF THE PANAMA MAIL. SYDirEr. Wednesday. The P.,C?.Z., and A. Co.'a K.M.S.S. Rakaia, Captain Harris, arrived this evening. She left Panama on the 26th January, having been de layed by the late arrival of the b.s. Shannon with the mails from Southampton. The conference on the Eastern question wa3 brought to a close on the 15th January. The European Powers will not bo held bound to enforco its conclusion, al'hough they participated in tho deliberations of the conference. The Grecian Government will, it is reported, respect the decision ot the conference. All the powers, except Russia, have united in a demand on Greeoe to withdraw all formal objections. The directors of the bank of Overend, Gur ney, anil Co., have been held to bail on a charge of fraud. The Alabama olaims treaty, on the basis of the original protocol, hns been signed by President Johnson and the Karl of Clarendon. A large Fenian demonstration took place at Cork on the 1st January, at which Mr O'Sulliven made a s...
REPEAL OF THE NEWSPAPER STATUTE ACT OF N.S. WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
REPEAL OP THE NEWSPAPER STATUTE ACT OF N.S. "W ALES. Ia moving his resolution affirming the desira bility of repealing the Newspaper Act of 1864, Mr J. Stewart said he did not regard the postage charge as a.Jax, because the newspaper oould be obtained with paying the postage, and therefore | it could not be be a tax; nor did he object to the charge as exorbitant, for the obarge was very reasonable-; but be found fault wifh it aB being inconsistent with the general policy of the coun try. Here the Government bad assumed the duty of educating the public, and amongst all the educational machinery in the land nothing was more useful than the newspaper Press. On this ground it was most unwise to limit the diffusion the newspaper Press. Jiy way of showing the advantages conferred upon nations by the news paper Press, he drew a parallel between those countries in which newspapers were numerous aud those in which newspapers were hardly known; and dwelling irp&lt;>n the wide diffu...
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
STOC K R Hj I'ORTS, . &c. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. The following mob of stock , has crossed j since our laet issue:— N March 4—1,750 cheep, Landalo's, for' the boiling down. The above are the only crossings which we have to report since our last issue. Some mobs are on the road, hut as yet they are pretty from the riror. 'and wo leave them for our next. - •:■■■■• : . i ■
COMMERCIAL. LONDON, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
COMMERCIAL. London, Jan. 15. | The bank rate of discount ia 3 per cent. The demand tor money has been active throughout the month, and the funds have fluctuated. Consols, 92j ; Victorian Government 6 per cents., 1891, January to July, 112 to 113; do., April to Oc tober, 109 to 111, t-s dividend; Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway shares, 49 to 51 ; six per cant, bonds, 1885, 102 to 104; five per oent. bonds, 1895, 84*to 92; Bank of Australasia, 52 to 54. Fan Francisco, Jan. 6. Kojveseels loading for the colonies. Barley 1b quoted at 2*lodol. to 2*37.jdol.; flour extra, 5-75dol. to 6dol.; standard superfine, 4*75dol. to fldol.; country brands, 4dol. to 4 45dol.; wheat, !*75dol. to l*80dol. Valparaiso. Large quantifies of flour have been offered for delivery without mee'ing with purchasers. San tiago brands, 5 30 dol. to'5*50461., on shore; south brands, less 6 per cent., 5.50dol. to 5*20dol., in coasters.
THE MARKETS. Melbourne, 4th March, 1869. MR JOHN GEORGE DOUGHARTY'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
THE MARKETS. Melbourne, 4th March, 1869. MR JOHN GEORGE DOUGHARTY'S REPORT. Fat Cattle.—There were 1,300 to hand. But for the short supply of laBt week this would have been somewhat in excess of the demand, all the trade having exhausted their stocks, competition was eager, and in the early sales cattle moved off at fully last week's rateB. Towards the end prices receded. Quotations: —Best pens bullocks brought from £10 to £14 10s; good medium weight do., brought from £8 to AO 10a ; middling and light do,, from £G to £7 103; inferior do., £310s to £5 103; prime cows made from £8 to £10 15s; good quality do., £6 10s to £7 15s; inferior to middling do., from £310s to £8, My sales consisted of—310 from the Murray, at £8 2s, cows £4 18a; 40 Mr sKidd's, to £9 10s; 15 Mr M'Cormick's, from £8 23 6d \o £9. f Calves!,—A fair supply of medium quality. Prices "Wero vcs^ good. I sold 7 of Mr Kidd'8 and 5s others to 39s. .Fat Sheep.—Supply, 18,500. Most of which wero from good to prime. The fear...
CONTINENTAL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
" "continental. A new French Government organ is announced | as a socoessor to Lb Monitexir. It will bo called Ze Journal Official do PEmpire. At the Naw Tear's reception the Emperor ex pressed the pleasure he felt at the oonoilliatory spirit whioh animated the European Governments at the present time. Several French Ironclads are preparing for sea. The Kmperor has subscribed 5000f towards a monument, to bs encted at Trieste, in memory of ! the late unfortunate Emperor Maximilian of Mexico. Disturbances, caused by the collection of un popular taxes, prevail throughout Italy. The commandant of the military division of Florence has been despatched to Parma to restore order. It is rumoured in Paris that an insurrection has broken out in Milan. j The Government of Greece are aotively engaged I perfecting the armament of the national troopB. , Another conspiracy has been detected in Spain, and several prominent generals have been ar rested. General Dulce has called for more troops to be ...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. MARCH. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
; CALENDAR FOR TilE WEEK.. Mahch. . PHASES OF THE MOON. ^liast quarter. Friday, 6tb, 3.23 p.m. .New moon ..Saturday, 13th, 6.2(5 p.m. ,First quarter.. Sunday, 21st, 3.34 p.m. Full moon "..Sunday, 28th, 7.13 a.m. Apogee .. 12th, 3 p.m. Perigee .. 27th, 11 a.m. AT ECHUCA.. Days of the Sun. Date -Week. Moon. Rises. Sets. H. M. H. M. h. sr. 6 Saturday 5 51 6 32 ■ 7 Sunday 5 52 6 30 R. 12 5a.m. 8 Monday 5 53 6 29 12 54 9 Tuesday Wednesday.. 5 54 6 27 ; 1 46 10 5 55 6 26 2 40 11 Thursday . 5 56 6 24 3 34 12 Friday 5 57 6 23 4 30
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
AMERICA.. The pnblio debt for December shows an in crease of 1,675,357 dollars. The total debt at present ia 2,652,533,662 dollars, with 111,826,461 dollars ir. the Treasury. A large coal mine has been discovered at Ar genta, on the line of the Central Pacifio Railway. On the Great Pacifio Railway trains now run SCO miles east of San Franoisoo. The exports of corn aud bullion for last year reach 36,400,000 dollars. The latest dates from San Franoisoo are to 8th January. flour is lower. Large exports are going on for England and the East Coast of America. There are no buyers in the market. The price atbed is 5 dole per 200 lb. There are no vessels loading for Australia. Callao dates are to 14th January. Gold was quoted at New York on the 16th Jnnuajy at 156-|. The notorious G, F. Train, under the auspices of the Fenian Brotherhood, has delivered a lecture, recounting his own aud Ireland's wrongs, winding up by assuring his auditors t hat he would be the next President of the United S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
THE RIVERINE HERALD BI-WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, Is published every "Wednesday and Saturday, and des patched &n the same day 5>y the Victorian and New ■ South "Wales Mailp. Subscription, Ten shillings and sixpence per Quarter, • payable in advance; or twelve shillings if credited, ■with postage added to country subscribers. The quartere 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^receivcd after the begin ' ning of a quarter, and sKmld be forwarded during the last month of a quarter, together with the amount due for all arrears 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 lirvEiUNE Herald has been adopted. £ s. d. For one inch for one insertion...., 0 5 0 One inch for two inse...
WEST INDIES AND SOUTH AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 6 March 1869
WEST INDIES AND SOUTH AMERICA. | The Honduras Railway scheme is not likely to he carried out. Great lires occurred at Valparaiso oil the 21st Dtcember, 1868, «nd were attended by great destruction of property, the insurance companies olone losing 150,000 dol. Several persons are reported misainjr, ard it is feared tbey have perished in the flames. A great battle has been fought between the Paraguayians and the Brazilians, the loss on both sides being very great. The battle is not con sidered to have been favourable to the Bra zi!ians.