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COACH OPPOSIT[?]ON. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
COACH OPPOrr T.Os. To 7n0 Enrron or TOE Knr.so Trlts. Sir, - I cer'ainly must compliment you on the variety of correspondents whto writings .ippear in yr.ur columns, but "Victor Liber,' who makes his debut in your issue of the 7th oomes in a qutstionable shape (vide Sha cs pcare). Is h a frc-pass min, or des he in ulge i.o i is he descended from Liber Bacchus ? Is he a free trader or an open hearted liberal, and if so, why doesn't he sign his name. I am bold enough to aver that his so called proclamna tion is a concoction of his own, and while the mere change of initials may save him from the annoying corscqucences of making ueo of indi vidual names. this pr: crcding cannot blind tce, who can see as far through a stone wall as any one. Being a plain prnctical man I sa rn all such subLtufges aad anonymous writings. bil fign this With timy o.n n mne Having prfael 1 so fir I must Lfa:k admit that thcepretended pr.i, lamat'oa is i :: ry ca-4n.r natile and do s credi t, th, writer. biut ...
CORRESPONDENCE. REMINISCENCE OF A ILEASURE TRIP. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
CORRESPONDENCE. i' REKINISCENCE OF A ILEASUIIE TRIP. C TC TEE EDITORn OF THE ttKEt NG TIIT.S. Eir.-As it s, ems to b: the r fa-hin for celopt b here in K1 ran t mi't c little of the m rrp'., is s of the shire, I think it n ily fair that I give you i: my impresi us of the: place. On as dusty and r i di;ty a mninr l rg a h sa vo;ited us :c. mae ya v day, I eound myself with a: :nn : pa::y s.a:,d :: onrtp f Cobb's ca h enrcu :e wfl- . .n lliii I will nit d.tain you with an ace ui: cf the t journey. sruffle it to say that the lake urntry s through which we pass5ed-wihrermanv we uti- i fil little lanks li. on cach side of t:e rload nestlin.- amorng the ranld hill., wa; in itself It wor h the drive to ?ec. Towards our joery 's end the wind an,1d drst staideld, the day e brighten d, anRd with it our spirits. so th it we q felt just as light i.rartc.i a::d ih. ppy as the 1 vorung fellows ic=ide the cach go:::g hrm . fir the holilavs su:d were jsjst in the un ed to cnj y k whit rwe ssa tforr...
STOCK REPORT. Sandhurst, 18th December. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
STOCK REPORT. Sandhurst, ISth December. Messrs Ettershank, Englestone, and Co. re port:-Fat Cattle--923 were yarded, which, on the whole, was a very inferior collection for this season of the year. There was a moderate attendance of buyers for all the best pens, which brought similar prices to last week ; but inferior w is dillicult to quit at lower rates. We hove sold for various owners. 228 head bullocks to £7 7s, cows to i£ 15s. Fat Calves--i8 in, which proved an over supply. and only the best were at all saleale e at good ilaures. We have sold for M3essrs Vear, Yeo, Kilpatrick and others. 30 head. Fat Sheep--580;2 wrepenned. Sales passed off very slowly for anything but the best, which were easily quitted at late quo tations; other sorts were very dillieult to quit, except at reduced rates. I'fe hala sold 1143 for dillierent owners, wethere, mediuml to infe rior, from (is to 7s 14, ewes from 3s dd to 7s. Fat L:umbs-1999 in. There was a fair do iand for the best quality, which br...
The Kerang Times AND SWAN HILL GAZETTE. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. KERANG. DECEMBER 21, 1877. THE CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
S AN Swary HILL GAZETTE. it KERANG, DECEMBER er, tS77. THE CRISIS. As there seems to be every .prob - ability or we might almost say a cer tainty, tha t the country is again about d to be plunged into the throes of a general election areview of the circum stances leading up to the crisis, and the motives and designs animating the Council, and the party which supports it, may facilitate an understanding of the issues upond which the country will shortly be called upon to decide It is now a matter of h;story, that the auto cratic and despotic attitude assumed by at Sir James M'Cuiloch and his majority of "g ggers " in the last Parliament, was taken up in the interests of the land-mo,,opolists and the To se o Landlords, that the " Ironhand " tactics were adopted to postpone an appeal to the country. to postpone, and if possible defeat, the realisation of Mr Berry's land tax policy, and that the majority which accompl;shed the for mer purposes,-but subsequently became : defeated in the ...
THE WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
TWE iVeEATrERs.-During the pass e week the weather has been hot an( boisterous. High winds, with clours of dust, have prevailed. On Tues:lai a few hailstones fell, and from th dense clouds with which the sky wa! r overcast, rain was expected to hav, e fallen. There were a few flishes o ,t lighting, and a heavy peal of thunder f but no rain. The following is the re cord of the barometer and thermomete: up to yesterday afternoon : Biarmtr Thrmernme StNine am 2,'(10 81' Satr3.y Tlhrie p m 29'5 615" Nine m 290'15 7* Sunday Three pm ': 50 TS" ond Nine am 2o'd 7a" ondy Three pm 0';41 83* t i.en am 29 ?0 73'* Tuesda) y Thre- p m 2.1-3 t0' ndy Niee 5i2' m 91 70' Wednesday Threep m 29',; C2' Thrasay Nine a '73 7 Three p m 29'd " 80' f T DnouoHrT.-From lar and nea: the cry is for more rain. The whol, district presents a dry parched-up ap pearance. Food for stock is becoming scarcer every day. 'Ihe hot sun hass withered the grass completely, drying up every particle of moisture from every blad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
i :CIAI, ADVER.TISSEMENT . r It E - U SrItlALIAN ECO NOMIC BANK (Limited) 3-: Collins street West, MELBOU?tNE. nIa:lrrt:cd und r th, Companioi' Fta'u'e, 1814 ] : ta:.ital £o0.0 0 in :00.000 shares of £5 cach. .t.:'t2.:; on Freehold and appoved Leasthohl. SErcurIT:Es at Current Rates. PROSPEC USES n.t : all infJranton m'ay be obtained from " MR. R. C. BRISTOW, Y. ho b:r bhen nppointed Agent nt Kerang for the Male of Shar ' and receiviag npplc'st ons f,r LUnns in this diatrict. I1ENRY CORNELL, ITrad Gf1rz, Manage: Me'bains., 7ch Doembcne-, 1577. T3HE A' IK OF VICTIIIA. ' .In orporat d by Act of Council . A. R\INCI of thin t'ANK is now op-ned ,it rtan Ilill, for the transuction tf go. r.eali-ht.nlsia7n line'as. iy ,r 'ie of the board, i. S-AN- . Lctint-teneral Manager. I:ank of Viciorir, li[n I Ofice, itlbnturne 29:th May, S877. TII NA'IONAL. BMINK OF AU TR 'LASIA. A WRANCH of thiD, h, KI is nw o penrd Sirt Kera-g, f>r the transaction of ordi nsry hanking huciness, uid:r the managem...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
COACIIBUILDEI S. C. L. STO2TEMiAN, ,ACIIBUILDER', lWILLLA3ISON ST., T SANDIIURST, A S dlVracs on hand a superior stock of I lti-?h and tehicles of various dw?arip S? ich can r trarnnted as being of the onitri4d. tlo,"touhlv se?a?oncd, nnd built t nler his pernonl nulaPintendelce. TIIE TIIADE \AGGON I 5 -,clettl 'hI tlavegiven particular o stentia '--et, h:ind:.one, light, and r tmy. Will carrV six persons corn for?,lr, or ten hundrd-weight over any rotul. Selectors aunl farmers an rrequested to call and exa omine these handsomei ve hides. References from any part of the district. C. L. STONE MAN, COACIIBUILDER, WILLIAM30N STREET, Sandhurst. G. F. PICKLES & SONS, AMERICAN STEAM S. CARRIAGE WORKS, WILLIAMSON & BULL STREETS, SAND HURS T, B A WARDED Two First Prize Silver Cup; Six First nd Thre Second Prizes, Grand TI Rational Exhibition, 1876; First Prize Silver Cop, one Special Prize, and the llighestCertifi ertes of Merit, for Excellence of 1iaterials and Wortnanship,...
TERRIBLE CALAMITY AT ST. KILDA MELROURNE Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
TERRIBLE CALAMITY AT ST. KIILDA MIELROURNE Monday. The severe windstorm which passed over the city and-suburbs early yesterday morn ing was the cause of a terrible calamity at the residence of Mr Nelson Marks,Ackland street, St. Kilda. About twenty minutes to S o'clock, Mrs Woolf, Mr Marks' mother-in-law, and a servant in the house heard a crash, like the roof falling in the bedroom occupied by Mrs Marks and her nephew, Julian Emanuel .Jacobs,a boy nine years of age. At the same moment Mlrs Woolf heard her daughter exclaim, " Oh, mny God !" She rushed to the bedroom,anda terrible scenemet her gaze. The room wasin a cloud of dust, and the bed on which Mrs Marks and her nephew lay was sinking under the weight of a pile of bricks and mortar. The roof of the room was smashed in, and it was at onceapparent that a ehim ney had fallen, and crushed through the house. Assistance was sent for, and three men set to work to remove the debris from the bed, but it took them about twenty minutes t...
PARLIAMENTARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
P'ARLIAIIENTAltY. Nothing was done by the Assembly on Wednesday week beyond the consideration of the Appropriation Bill,in which provision is made for the payment of mnembers. In reply to MIr Zox, who complained that com mercial circles were kept in a state of uncer tainty as to the intentions of the Govern ment with respect to one or two proposed alterations in the tariff, Mr Berry remarked that whateveranxietyprevailed on that sub ject was owing in a great measure to the pro ceedings off that other "commercial element" which was using its elements in another Chamber to oppose legislation that was sanctioned by the Assembly. Mr Service stated that great inconvenience was caused to every small trader in the community by the ignorance which prevailed as to the in tentions of Government with reference to the proposed alteration of the duty on dried fruits, and he asked Mr Berry to say what course the Government wouhl pursue. Mr Berry declined to give any information further than that ...
SELECT POETRY. A MELANCHOLY POET. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
SELECT POETRY. A iELAECIIHOLY POET. Amongst the papers of a young man who committed suicide some years back in Mary borough (says the Chornicle), was found the following "Ode." We have never seen it in print, and believe it to be original. It is an evidence of the melancholy state of mind of the writer which finally induced him to commit the rash act of self-annihi lation: ODE TO THE TERRESTrIAL GaLOBE. [EY A 3tSERABLE WRE.rc.] I Roll on, thou ball, roll on ! Through pathless realms of space Roll on ! What though I'm in a sorry case? What though I cnnot meet my bills? What though I suffer toothache ills ? What though I swallow countless pills ? oever you mind, Roll on ! Through seas of inky air Roll on ! Roll on, thou ball, roll on ! It's true I've got no shirt to wear ; It's true my butcher's bill is due; It's true my prospects all look blue, But dos#t let that unsettle you; Never you mind, Roll on ! It rolls on.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
WANTED. ONE POUND I PEI-. DAY _ AY be Earned Ea-ily by a MAN of ordi- tl Lary intel igence. Apply by let er nuo later than 1st January to d 1I1A.Acrt I.aKe. o TiuEns. I'QTANTED BULLO Ii TEA\I. to fe:eb fi VV loadi-g. ipply thisofiice. i FOR SALE. TOR SALE-Weatherboard IHOUSE, con taining shop and sir rooms ; good statd for business ; land 66 x 132; terms casy. Two-roomc d Wcathbrboerd IIOUSE, with half-acre of laud. Allotments in different parts of the Town. Apply R. C. Bristow, Luctioncer and Gener.l Agent, Victoria street (next National Bank), Kerang. '1 wo Pounds Reward. OST-ONE LIGHT BROWN HORSE, branded circle (-) off ribs net plain to be JOHIN WAITING. Gunbower Saw M~ills. (nJe Pound Reward. .OST, BAY MABE, branded J in circle S near shoulder, s:ar on forehead, four wh:to fcct Communicate with W. Radcliffe, Lake ElFzabcth, Kerang. a S TRAYED into my Paddock--One Erown s and White COW\,.ith cropped ears, 3 on ' rump; .other brands not legible. Anyone b claiming the same crn hav...
DREADFUL FATAL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
DREADFUL FATAL ACCIDENT. Intelligence was received says the Ingle- wood Advertiser, that a sad accident oc- cured on Thursday morning, at the Water Mill Company's race, Bridgewater, whereby a man named Michael Rock sustained in- juries which resulted in almost instan- taneous death. Rock and a number of other men were engaged in making im- provements, to the water race,and were blast- ing with the object of clearing away some stone. Whether a shot hung fire, or whether Rock neglected to place himself at a safe distance, we do not know, but after one of the blasts had gone off, a piece of stone struck him senseless. He never spoke afterwards, and died while being removed to the Inglewood Hospital. An inquest was commenced at the Royal Hotel, when the evidence of the foreman of the works showed that deceased and two other men were told off to fire three shots. They did so, and deceased instead of running up the bank of the race into the open coun- try, ran down it. Several logs had be...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 21 December 1877
GOVERNMETI;:" C.AZETy? i The following information is t-, - from last week's Gazele: - Messrs Patrick Keogh (lfeatcte. William Haines (Melbourne', Henr Kett (Wangaratta), and "Alar McFadzean (Melbourne), have been appointed to be classifiers under the Land Act, iS77. " Time extended under "The La IAct, 1S77, "-The Registrar shall,a r thte Land Tax Register and Valuation make out the account prescribed in tn. 42nd section of the said Act on or~,. fore the thirtieth day of March, is,, instead of on or before the seventh ?. of December in the present year. 'A list of classifications under "'1m Land Ta. A-ct, 1877," up to the rct December is given. . The following additional magistrate, have been made :-Within the Centrl [,ailiwick-Edward Rowland Priestley Esquire, Richmand; William Tweed d Moffat, Esq., Romsey; James Tweddl, Esq., Green Park, Gisborne; James Sevift, Esq, Nagambie; Henry Rin Lambourn, Esq., Nagambie. Souther .Bailiwick-Thomas Dickinson, Esq Sebastapol!; Joseph Thomas Sl...
ARRIVAL OF THE TORRES STRAITS MAIL COOKTOWN, Wednesday week. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 4 January 1878
TA?RRTIVAL bF TIIE WrOIRRET STRAITS MAIL (FROM THE ARGUS CORRESPONDENT.) Cooirow\r , Wednesday week. .The .Somerset has arrived -at Cooktowmn. ..; Losno., Nov. 9. .Three.Cabiniet Couicils have been hield at Windsor. The Prince of Wales is entertaining a shooting pirty.at Sanudringham. TliePrin cess is at Abergeldie,' and is expected to leave early for.the south.: Various ipolitical speeches of an impor tant character have been' delivered during the week by 'Lord,Ha tington, Mr Glad stone, and Mr Bright, at Glasgow andEdin ,burgh. Lord Hartington gave provisional approval to the movement in favour of Church disestablishment and the assimila tion of the county and borough franchise. Mr Gladstone, on the occasion of the pre sentation to him of the freedom of the city, was understood to.express his approvaldii a modified form oflIome Rule.: At Roch dale, Mr Bright spoke strongly in favour. of land reform and against the idea of war with Russia. The Rev. J. .I: IIitchcombe, vicar of Work...
GENERAL TODLEBEN AND THE CZAR. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 4 January 1878
GENERAL TOULtiisiE ArND TIIE CZAR. The arrival of General. Todleben at the Russian headquarters, and his .virtual as sumption of- the-command - of-tho- army operating against 1'levna, attracted -great attention in Russian society; If the story current in St Petersburg be true, says the World, the pride of the Russian emperor must have suffered when he summoned Todleben to the seat of war; for it .is be lieved that the long-forced inactivity of the distinguished engineer was due to his hai ing too bluffly asserted his opinion in opposition to his Imperial master. It is said that, having summoned Todleben last year, the Czar toll him ho was about to mobilise four corps on the Roumanian frontier, with a - view - to eventualities in Turkey. "Four will not bs enough ; you will need eight," was Todleben's reply. "I said four," auswered the Czar haugh tily; and the engineer, whose military genius had kept the allied armies a whole long year before Sebastopol, went forth from the Imperial p...
THE KIDKNAPPING CASE. MELBOURNE, Dec. 29th. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 4 January 1878
TIHE KIDKNAPPING_ CASE. 1 S ELnOURNE, Dec. 29th. 1 The police haveidiscovered what they ima gine is a clue to the mystery of the ab duction .bof the child of Mrs Potts bit" nothing certain has yet been brought to light. TheI information which they have had to guide them .from the first has been slight, and false hopes have from time to time been raised, based simply on the ro mantic stories of servant girls.: Yesterday afternoon, however, something, of a little more tangible nature transpired. A. wo man was seen wending her way along Ross lyn street, followed by a crowd of boys,who called her the kidnapper. She did not appear to be perfectly sane, and told the boys that she was the woman who stole Mrs. Potts' child, and information of this fact was given to the police, and Con stable Curran was sent after the woman. In the meantime, says the Telegraph, she had made her way to the North Melbourne railway station, still being followed by the crowd of boys. Constable Curran found her o...
DEATH OF AN OLD RESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 4 January 1878
SDEATHF OF A OLD RESIDENT: We regret to :hav eto' announce the death of--Ar:' :J.' F. 'C. Wlso. hanbold, well-known, and highly respected resident o this distriot. M r ilson :cmi to this dihtr:n: ahbout 1., years, since, ,an was employed on the Trngowel Staticn in the ejpaoity ofcattleo manager. .Hoe con'inued: inlthat positioa until'thzis last foew years when he select.l a block of land, and turnedhis attention to agricultur.. While in tleiemployment-of the stationiahicifse which he was .ridini!fel!; throwing him iplently.-to the ground. -Unable-to re lease his feet from the stirrups, he was lra'ged(sonie distancedron thbie ground From tiht aecident iIr Wilson received sodm severe injuries about'th .head, some ofi the bones being .fractured, and from which he never tho:ibhly reeavered. M'r Wilson left Kesahrni ola?'.or tw6obb fore Christi's ifor Sandhirs., ' ind on r'riving there'wai: so ill that his life was despaired of.- M'nr'? Wilsdoi .wis imme 'iAtely telegraphed! for, .and:af...
LARRIKIN OUTRAGE AT BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 4 January 1878
LARRIKIN OUTRAGE AT BALLA RAT. At an early hour on the 26th ultimo, we learned that when the Haddon coach was passing through South street at mid night a number of young men-attacked it, and forced the passongers both off the top and from inside the vehicle. Several of the passengers were injured about the face and body striking them with sticks. The driver managed to get away with the coach as far as the cattle-yards, leaving the pas sengers to overtake him as best they could or the probability is that the vehicle would have been smashed to pieces. Sergeant Carden,assisted by Senior-constable Lever ton and two mounted men, left the city station for the scene of the outrage as soon as the -particulars arrived. It is to be hoped the ruffians who were guilty of this blackguardly attack will be speedily brought to justice.--Ballarat Courier.
KERANG PET[?] DECEMBER [?] (Before Mr J. C. [?] P. M, Littleton, J. G[?]rden, and W. J. W. Patchell, Js. P) [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 4 January 1878
KERANG PE (Before r J., C. gier, p Littleton J, J. rden an.d . -Patchell, Js.P ' Croni Lands ailiff v James unlawfully removing timber from lands without a .license. ef pleaded guilty, and was fined 5s costs, in default'distress. (MIr Patchell here left theben W. J. WV. Patchell v Henry Pry £4 5s 3d goods sold and delived Verdict ,for, plaintiff, full amoun 5s costs, in defadlt distress.
SELECT POETRY. LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 4 January 1878
SELECT POETRY. LOVE. As Love iin the garden strayed one day, Plucking the flowers in wanton play, A bee conceal'd 'midst the flowery band, Painfully wounded his godship's hand; Then quickly away to Venus flying, lie cried, " Oh, dearest mamma, I'm dying; For the serpent fiend in the shape of a bee, To the very death has wounded me." But Venus-smiled at the wonderous fuss, Yet seeking to soothe him answered him thus "If the tiny bee, with its tiny'dart Can cause such wondrous painful smart, Then think with ten fold fury thrown How much more painful are thine own. A. E. L.INST?.LD.