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COLAC. COLAC February 1st. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
fIOx 01TA OWN CORRESOIDEu T. CoLc. February 1st. Now the Christmas holidays are over, webnvi got'int i the islowjog trot, as of old, and only for the different concerts, we should not know whether to move or not. But still we are not behind our neighbors as regards improvenients as the completion of the new Post and Tele ,;raph Olice i ii Murray striet[ sbows the importance of our town.' The c?ntract for the New Presbyterian Church has leea let to E. J3. Billing, Esq., of M3elbaxrse, for the handsome sum of £3,280. 'When finished," the church will be quite an ornamenit to Colac, as's ell as showing its progress. While on the subject of buils ing I may mention that private residences are pringing n up' here and there. Per haps these improvements are due to the railway coming to Colac, and if such is the case, let itbe hoped?thatr those who have laid oub their h aoney iniy reap the benefit of a good Itarvest. I must congratulate you on bringi The Chronicle out three times a week, and ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
CRICKET. A match between fifteen players from the surrounding stations, and first eleven of the Camperdownu cricket club, took place on the local ground on Thursday last, and resulted in the total defeat of the visitors; by 143 runs. Owing,-however, to. some of the fifteen'not turning up several substitutes had to be taken. The following are the scores: ' CAtIIRDoN. C. Henry, c Knott, b J. M'Arthur .. 44 ;'. AClbern ,e& M'Arthur, b Skinner . 25 A. Sc3tt. lbw, b Skinner .. .. 3 J. Tait, b Skinner . . H. Hlyde, b Skinner .. .. .. W. M'Donald, b Dennis.. .. .. 16 P. Tait, b Skinner ...... .. 44 C. Grace, b Skinner ..... .. 11. Thornton, b Mackinnon.. .. .. 5 Allen, b Mackinnon .. 0 Gren, not out.. ? ? . 1. Byes i, lag by 3 . .. 9 Total .. . .. . 169 . Bowling Analysis:--Skinner, 150. balls,4 'runs, wickets; Dennis, 60 ball, 42 rune, 1 wicket J. M'Arther, 78 balls, 56 runs, 1 wiket; & M'Arther, 6 balls, 9 runs; Terry, 12 balls, 7 runs; Mackinnon, 12 balls, 6 runs, 2 wick...
ENGLISH MAIL TABLE 1877. FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
£NGLISFI MAlL TABLE .1877. FRo03 E?GLAND. Leaves London Leaves London Arrive via Southampton Via Brindisi. at Melbourne. January . 11 January . 19 March . • February . 8 February . 10 April 1 March . . 3 March . . 16 May .. Apri . 5 April . . 13 May . . May . May . . 11 June. 21 May 31 June . 8 July . 26 .Jmur 2. July . • August . 25 July " . 2 A?ite " 3 September. 13 \t Utst . "3 Au-ust 31 October . 13 iAoptember 20 September 2S November. 11 October. 1is October - 26 December 1 .6 November . 16 November 23 January,1878 9 December . 13 December 21 February . 4 FROIe VICTORIA. Leavesr Arrives London Arrives at London 3[elbourne Via Brindisi. Via Southampton .~?ax' 2-8 March . 12 March . . 19 February . 2 April . . 9 April . . . 18 arc . May . . 7 May . . . 14 April. . 17 June . . 4 June . . 11 slar. . 15 July . 2 July . 9 latme.. t2 July . . 30 August . . 6 Jul . . 10 August. 27 September . 3 August . 7 September 24 October . . September 4 October . 22 October . . 9 October. 4 Novemb...
MARKETS MELBOURNE WOOL, TALLOW, AND HIDE MARKET. MELBOURNE, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
MARKETS. MELBOURNE WOOL, TALLOW, AND BIDE MARKET. MELBouRNE, January 31. Messrs. R. Coldsbrough and Co. report :-, Wool--We catalogued '2257 bales, and had a brisk sale, nearly all the lots offered being sold at full rates. There was a good attendance of buyers. The total sold was 1921 bales; greasy realistng Td to 121d; scoured to is 9d; and fleece, ls 3d to 2s Ord per lb. Steepskins-Mtarket well supplied, and prices realised were satisfactory. We subjoin quotations ruling: Butchers' skins, which are very scarce, up to 5s 4d each; pelts, from 6d to 2s 3d each; dry skins, from Sid to fid per lb. Hides-Pricesobtained were about equti :o t:hse ruling lately. All descriptions met with ready sale at the following prices:-Average Ox-hides, from 1ls to 2Ss each; do cow-hides. 14s to 22s each; Victorian, 3d to 4id per lb; New Zealand salted, 3rd to 5d per lb. Kangaroo Skins-We have no change to report, the market being poorly sup plied: ; I per lb is extreme value, but the bulk of the skin...
THE MINISTERAL CRISIS IN NEW SOUTH WALES. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) SYDNEY, February 1. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
THE YINISTERAL CRISIS IN NEW S SOUTH WALES. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TEELORAMS.) SYDNEY, February 1. The Government business having been postponded, Mr. Piddingtom moved:the mo. tion of censure of which he gave notice the previous day, It was understood in the early part of the debate that if the Govern rent secured a large majorty, Mr. Garrett would probably be requested to withdraw his resignation. Considerable excitement prevailed on both sides of the House, and personal recrimination was indulged in. The debate codtinuedall the evenieg. On ass rance being given by the Premier that the Minitter of Led had retired from the Miaiety;iseveralmeember of the Opposition. uprNed their intention of voting with tho Government. Mr. RoberteoS stated that Mr. Garrett's resignation had been accepted The Assembly upon its rising has apeed to adjoern until 7 o'clock to:morrow. FoIDAY, Feb. 2, Mr. Piddington'a motiled was ungatived. on a divioa at2 o'clok thismorniog, by a ar ity dthre the vo...
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 1. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES.' SYD.NEY, February 1. All the patients on board the Faraway and in quarantine are in a fair way of re covery. The Sydney Hunt Club has broken up. The Rev. Father Riordan has commenced an action against the Bathiurst '&tintlfor libel, damages being laid at £2,000. i "'&1 A private telegram from -L0ndon s*ates that the Febirury wool-salri opein ,di the 20th inst. .- ictorian, 6 perceatsr dae in 1883, have been sold at 105.. The conference did not sit to-day, but tiey delegates went for an excursion to the-Zig: zag, accompanied by several members of the 1gislature. Jf.5M.S. Pearl has arrived at Auckland en ronte for England. The Cynosure, from London, has brought four thoroughbred horses of high pedigree. A man named Harpur has been com mitted for trial at Bathurst for stealing 500 sheep. There was great competition at the wool sales, and the best lots brought high prices.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 1. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 1. Sheriff Boothby, Mr. Samuel Deering, As. sistant Agent-General. and Mr. Josiah Boothby, Under Secretary, are among the applicants for the Agent Generalship. The Lochee has arrived with 500 immi grants; there were 26 deaths on board, but no epidemic. The Rev. R. N. Norris, formerly of Syd. ney, has resigned the. pastorate of the An. gaston Congregational Church. News from West Australia states that the Superintendent of Telegraphs ia.determtned to have the Eucla line open in June ,ext. Wheat continues slightly easier.
AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, February 1. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
A USTRALI4N TELEGRAMS. tUsTRA.pN A5SOCiATID 'RMe TELIGAMS.. LATEST, INTELLIGENOC?. S MELBURN .E. ,ebu `.,ri 1. An inquest was held on the bo4y of SheriffWright to-day at MrHiginbotham's residence at, Brightoi;- where he died, and a verdict of death from natural causes was returned. Mr. Call, P.M., will temporarily have charge of the penal establishpen , in place of Mr.' G. O. IDutsan, ab oa leave, and Colonel Rede' will hive charge of the Sheriffs' department. -. A publican named Abraham G rdon committed suicide at Fitzroy, to-day by hanging himself, in ooli squence of having his license refused:! It was stated at a. meeting of the Coim mercial Bank to-day, that Mr. Turner, the manager, has received leave of ab sence, and is going to England. Informationrhas been received of the total ,wreek of the Torres Straits' mail steamer Singapore at an island off Port M'Kay,o. She was on her way to Bris bane, having landed 400 Chinese at Cook town. London telegrams state that 25,000 bales of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
Drapery, &c. HALL OF COMMERCE,1 CAMPERDOWN. JII. ROBINSON, Having completed his SPRING & SUMMER PURCHASES." IN THE MELBOURNE MARKETS,3 Begs to announce that they are now to hand, embracing all the NOVELTIES, OF THE SEASON And forming the . LARGEST STOCK: IN THE DISTRICT. In addition to the aove, J. H, R., when recently in Melbourne, procured a very choice lot of SPECIAL GOODS, Which cannot fail to d-?it those who have not visited the Metropolis this Spring. Amongst the SPRING & SUXXER GOODS, The following will be found of Special Value: Dreuses, kc. Black, Gros Grain, and Plain Arabian Glace Lus Glacd Silk tres Japanese Silks, Is Sd up- Diagonal do. wards Plain Silk Warp do. Broch2 Norwich Poplins Brochb do. do. China Silk Stripe Melanges Colored Batiate, plain Black Figured Matalassee Lace Stripe do., printed Black, White and Colored Satin Stripe do., white Torquois French Printed Muslins Do.,do. do. Sarsnets Striped, Figured, and Do. do. do. Satins for mil ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
:?:* *New- Advertisements. TO-NIGHT !- TO-NIGHT!I EXZSON'S GRAND POPULAR C ENTERTAIN M ENTS. Mr. T. Empson, Manager of thdeMfelbourne C 'Popular Ehtertainments, and late of the Fakir of' Oolu, begs most respectfully to inform the inhabitants of Camperdown and surrounding district, that he will give two of his Popular Entertainments at the C MECHANICS' HALL, CAMPERDOWN, o.N " . C SATURDAY AND MONDAY, 3Ra AND 5TH FEBRUARY, When the following talented artistes-'will appear: - " I-MR8. T.. EMPSON, . Late of Fakir of Ooln, the 'Celebrated Sen tiihefthl, Serio-Comiei; Characteristic, and a'ltc'Maggie Moore VbTalist; who wil" ap- t pear in her English, Scotch, Irish, and " Dutch Songs. MISS.JOEY- BROOKES, " Danseuse, in her popular Sailor's Hornpipe; t Irish Jigs, Highland Fling, Sword . D.nce, &c. MISS IERBEIT,' The Accomplished Pianiste and Vocalist. MR. F: NEWTON', Favorite Tenor and Motto ocalist. A MR. T. EMPSON, Late of Fakir of Oolu, the Australian Eavorite Comique and Ethio...
NEW SYSTEM OF WEATHER TELEGRAPHY. TUESDAY'S ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
NEW SYSTEM OF -W.EATH?Bl TELE;RAPHIY.: . TE?SDAlY' ARGtTS. The new system of weather telegraphy` introducedby the Government astononmer' MLr. Ellery, hliasbeen brought-into operaa.. tion within the last few days, though at present only in a' tentative manner.-- It is [proposed to" obtdin weather informa-. tion of a complete and trustworthy character from-certain stations along the' Australiancoast, and from inland stations, which will serve as indices of the state of the weather in. the different iistricts: The Victorian stations chosen are-Port land, Cape Otway, Melbourne, Echuca, Wilson's Promontory, and Gabo Island;` the New -'outh Wales stations-Eden,. Jervis Bay, Sydfiey, Newcastle, Port Macquarie, Grafton, Bourke, and Wenit worth; the South Australian statioins Robe, Cape Borda. Eudla, Adelaide, Alice Springs, and Port Darwin. Queensland has been asknd to join in the system, and as soon as the arrangement can be made Tasmania will also be included. At these stations observatio...
GEELONG STATION PRODUCE MARKET GEELONG, January 20. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 3 February 1877
(mEELONG STATION PRODUCE MARKET. GEELONG, January 20. .nt?srs. D. Guthrle and Co. report Wool-Sales of bags and bales were offered to-day, for which full market rates were obtained. We sold Greasy fleece, from 8id to 9id; do lambs, from 8d to 9d ; greasy pieces, from 31d to 6d ; and locks, from -d to 3d. Sheepskins-Only a few full woolled skins were offered, the majority being pelts, and there being a good attendance of buyers fair prices were realised. Station skins brought from 5d to 77d per lb ;lambskins from Is Sd to 2s 3d; and pelts, from is to Is 7d; in ferior, dd to 10d. Hidee remain at last week's quota tions. Butchers' sorts, from 31d to4d ; salted, 4}d; calfskins, from 4} to 4d . Tallow is a little easier. Station sorts, from £31 to £32 3s ; rendered fat, to id per lb. Wheat-We sold, privately two consign ments of fair quality wheat at is per bushel. GEELONG, January 30. Messrs. Dennys, Lascelles, t Co. report: We held ,over the few bales now in store till next Tuesday, wh...