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MAIL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
MAIL TIME TABLE. Mails due frum Melbourne arid. Sandhurst, daily (Suri-' days excepted) 'at 1 pirn." and'10.35 p.m.; delivered at 1.30 p.m.^and9a.m.-■ . Ditto, Down Travelling Post Office, and Goornong, daily; (Sundays'e'xcDptea),"at 10.35.p.m;; delivered at 9a.m.. Ditto, Up ,;Travelliiig Post,,Office, .Bunriymede/ and Rochester, daily (Sundays excepted),"at"l p.mJ; de livered at 1.30 p.m. . . . .. ' Ditto Moama arid DeniUquiri; daily (Suiidays excepted),: at3.45 pfm.j? delivered at4.30,p.m.:3 : ■ &lt; Ditto, HayjaXuesdaya,! Thursdays, and. Saturdays,, at 3.45 p.m.; ^delivered at 4.30 p.ni; ,V&lt; "Ditto, UTupna"\Jes't, Kaarimba; TCotupna,'and':Lower Moira, Thursdays, at 3,p.ui; deUvered.at3.30'p.Ei.i Mails clos^for^Melb'ourne'and SaridlnfrstV daily (Sun days excepted)1, af.7 a m.iand'4p.in. : j; •Ditto, Travelling Post Office, llunnymede,;; and.,Ro chester, daily (Sunday,excepted),.at,4.p.mV; •'Goor nong, daily (SunSi^i excepted),' at 4 p.m. " ''' Ditto, Goornong,"d...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. MARCH. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. ,, mabch. phases of the moon. Last quartet. Friday, 5th, 3.23 p.m. New moon ..Saturday, 13th, 6.26 p m. First quarter.. Sunday, 21st, 3.31 p.m. •Full moon ..Sunday, 28th, 7.13 a.m. Apogee .. 12th, 3 p.m. ~ ...—Perigee „ 27th, 11a.m. AT ECUDCA. Days of the Week... . Sun." Moon. Eises. Set?.. Saturday Sunday : , . Monday Tuesday ; Wednesday.. Thursday . Friday . H. M. 5 58 5 59 5 59 6 0 6 1 6 2 6 3 H. M. 6 21 6 20 6 18 6 17 6 15 6 13 6 12 H. ir. S. € 33 p.m. \7 3 7 32 « 1 8 32 9 6 9 44
THE LOWER LODDON. KERANG, 8th March, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
THE LOWER LODDON. (from oun irwm cok respondent.') K.ERANG, 8th March, 1869. We are at present labouring under no Jess than three grievances, the least of which would be sufficient to make an Englishman exercise his proud birthright of grumbling. First, our telegraph office has been closed for the last five days, owing to some depart mental changes. Next is the scarcity of magistrates, a grievance that has grown to be almost unbearable; the other day a gentle man rode thirty miles to the residence of the' nearest J.P., to obtain a warrant against a man who had absconded, in his debt; the magistrate was not at home, and the culprit escaped. Even at Swan Hiil it is not un common for a suitor or a defendant to attend the court from a great distance, and, after hanging about that opulent and busy "city"' for the whole day, to be told by the clerk of petty sessions that the court is adjourned for a week. I wonder, by-the-bye, is that gentleman a bachelor. One of our towns people was serv...
The Riverine Herald. ECEUCA, SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
ECEUCA/ SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1869. On last Tuesday-iiight we received from Mr Jones, of Deniliquin, the 'following telegram with reference to that gentleman^ -case with Mr GilesSydney," Tuesday. Giles v Pastoral Times. The full Court discharged rule nisi." Our reason for treating our readers to a secoed edition of this message (for which we fee 1 most grateful) is to show them how fully we were justified in explaining, as we did, that Mr Jones had very decidedly got the best of it." We thought so at the time, but we are by no means so certain «f it now, for we find in the Itivenne Advertiser of last Thursday the following telegram from Messrs Levy and De Lissa, solicitors, Sydney i—" March 9th, 2.45 p.m. Giles v Jones. Rule discharged without costs, by consent of plaintiff's couasel, on suggestion of Court for arrangement.'" Now, it will be perceived that if Mr Jonss had given to us the same intelligence which he supplied to the Biverine Advertiser—his own journal—he would have preve...
MURDER OF AN ABORIGINAL AT ECHUCA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
MURDER OF AN ABORIGINAL AT ECHUOA. At about half-past eight o'clock on Thurs day morning a well known aboriginal named I Tallyho informed the police that a murder had been committed at the blackfellows' camping I place, situate at Deep Creek, Echuca. Sergeant Cleary and Constable Balfour im mediately started for the scene of the tragedy, and found, steeped in her own blood, the body of an aboriginal named Kitty. On making inquiries they were told that at sun rise that morning the unfortunate woman had been murdered by a middle-aged blackfellow named Davy, who, accompanied by two others, had crossed by the Moama Punt into New South Wales very shortly after the fatal occurrence. The police were handed a long and rather light stick, with some blood spots upon it, and they were informed that this was the instrument with which the murder had been committed. The body was conveyed to the Echuca Hotel, in order that a post mortem examination might be made previous to the coroner's inquiry. ...
WOOL REPORTS, &c. Melbourne, 11th March. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
WOOL REPORTS, &c. Melbourne, 11th March. Messrs Hastings Cuuinghamand, Co. report : >—•'Wool—We have' to report a brisk market and good competition for any lots in fair order. Our Bale oa Friday, 5ih instant, was well attended by tlie buyers, and satisfactory prices obtained for the different lots sold. Greasy brought-from 5d to 8(1; skin wool, from 9jd to'lOid ; fleece, from ll£d to 14f.d per lb. Sheepskins—Oar tales siace last report have been well attended by the buyers, and firm prices are now ruling. We have sold large quantities at from 6d to 12d each;. for dried pelts,., lOd to 20d each ; for green pelts, according to quality nnd condition.:' Loose sheep skins, from 3s to 4a 7d each ; and dried station skins, from;3 i to 7d perjlb.' Hides/ nre in good demand, and r.ur shIcb Ehow an advance npon late quotaiions, fstchirg from 143 6d to 27s 3d each. Calfskins are worth from 4d to 5d per lb. Tallow ■—The market is idull with a downward tendency, good mutton will bring...
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. (Condensed from the Argus). Tuesday,—In the Legislative Coanoil, the President laid on the table of the House a second petition from Mr Nathaniel Levi against the return of Mr W. A. C. A'Beokett for the South Province, and the petition was referred to the Elections and Qualifications Committee. On the motion of Mr Turnbull, Mr Mitchell was elected Chairman of Committees. Mr M'Crae said that there was no business (o come before the House at present, nnd upon his motion the Council ad journed till Tuesday next; In the Legislative Assembly, the Speaker took the cbair at half-past four o'clock. The Speak«r announoed that he hud received the resignation of Mr C. E. Jones, as member for Ballarat West. The resolutions passed in committee on the preceding Thursday, relative to the Municipal Corporations, the County Courts, and the Local Government Bills, were reported and agreed to, as well as the resolutions passed in oommittee ol supply. On the motion that the Spea...
HAY STOCK REPORT. March 8. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
HAY STOCK REPORT. March 8. Mr James Forsyth reports'Another week b con ttnuance of the disastrous drougat. For those dwelling . buou aBitDe.iJ>ijirruuimu);ocigiJ^t«"»"——— enjoyable than, tliau the bright warm days nniT' tlfo" iiiL'Uts, tempered by the cool Southerly-breezes which have prevailed. Everything like business is paralised, and we are Raiting for the end. The equinox now approaching may bring us rain, if not there will be few over stocked runs nest season. The only stock transac tions I have to.note is that indicated last week, my sale of Messrs Ayre and Martin's 5.0ui) travelling sheep, delivered at Hay. I have sold TJiononga run, on the Laehlan, »ith 1000 head of cattle; some township land, ■with a public-house, in Boolignl, for Air Francis Jenkins, to Messrs James and Andrew Broad, on favourable termB; mid am in treaty for the purchase of a sheep station in the same district.
ECHUCA COMMON SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
ECHUCA COMMON SHHOOT. The Committee of the Echuca Common School paid that excellent institution a vi;it yesterday afternoon, and had the satisfaction of finding a verj' decided improvement in the children, many of whom may now be said to be in so high a state of efficiency as to reflect great credit upon Mr Hartshorn—their inde fatigable teacher, while the infant class— under the careful conduct of Miss Trainor, is deserving of scarcely less praise. Amongst those who were present we noticed Mr J. L. Archer (Bank of Victoria), Mr Shackell, J.P., Mr Thomas Mitchell, Mr M'Arthur, and Mr Noble. At about three1 o'clock a considerable number of the little fellows were drawn up outside the school, when they were put through a variety of gymnastic exercises and military evolutions. The former were executed with a vigour that spoke volumes for tho beef and mutton of Australia Felix, while the latter were effected with a skill and a precision that would shame many a company of Victorian volun...
DENILTQUIIN. Chronicle Office, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
• DENILTQUIJN. Chronicle Office, March 10. Business still continues at a low ebb, iu consequence lof the continued dry weather. Beautiful days, clear sides, but not a drop of rain, or any real signs of nay immediate failing-. Ia crossings w? hare only to notice —on Tuesday, 1,1300 fat sheep, of Mr W. Lang's. On Monday Mr Dickson's, of Cooroonboon, started a flock of 1st sheep in t!ie hands of Dal. Campbell and Co. Jlr It. Patterson is also about starting a flock of fat. Mr it. M'Lauriu w.n mustering fat cattle on Tuesday; and mustering will take place at Mr Gwynne's of Werai, and at 2>Ir .7timings, on the Upper Murray. Jackson's mob of SoO store cattle are near and in the hands of Messrs Ryan and Hammond. We hear of sovcral transactions •as pending, and Sydney buyers of store are gradually making ail appearance in the district. , " , ,
STOCK REPORTS, &C. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
bfOCK "■REPORTS,' & ECHUCA AND MOAMA. The following mob of stock has croa-ed since our last issue:— March 11—82 head of cattle end BO calces, Mr E. XI'Laren, Curnalla, for Sandhurst. As yet there are no signs of the approach of rain, and ioyond this there is little left us to say. Many squatters are heard to say that even when rain does come it will •cause no small uneasiness, as it is feared that many of the sheen will be too weak to stand the change.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
Mcdical. EGHUCA '.'DISPENSARY'.' Mr. H. CROSSEN, ST[Jfl8«S3«>:5i. 6 " J. W. SIBLEY, M.D., Formerly MilUnrj Surgeon, Percy-street, Ecbuca. 412 J, L. SIIONDS CIIKMIST and SMtWCJOI/STV (Opposite Mr E. Roman's store), HIGH S T. It E E T, ' Jfi C H C C A Patent Medicines, Perfumery, Fancy Goods, &'c. Prescriptions carefully, dispensed. .Teeth-Extracted. LEECH E S, C TJ P P I N G/ Horse and Cattle Medicines, Tobacco, Cigars, Pipes, &c. 1401 Wool, Stations, Ag*cnelcs, Ac JQ ALMA HOY ' OA M. P B EL L & CO. Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, 47 BotriucE-sxEEET iWitsT,■, Melboukne.. James Mann, representative at Deniliquin. G. Foksyth & Co., do. "Wagga- Wogga; Do . : do. Dubbo ' r 716 Mvnnves on Station I'l-oitcrtics^ rnHE TRUST ,and AGENCY COMPANY of -i AUSTRALASIA. (Limited), Having now a large amount of capital foi investment are prepared to make . Libeiul Cash Advances at Reduced Rates , On - Squatting PaoriuTiEs In . r VicrowA and-New South Walks, Bright Biioth...
THE MARKETS. Melbourne, 10th March, 1869. MR JOHN GEORGE DOUGHARTY'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 13 March 1869
THE MARKETS. I Melbourne, 10th March, I8G9 MR JOTITS GEORGE DOUGHARTY'S REPORT. Fat Cattle.—3098 in, comprising uome twenty-live lots, mostly from the neighbourhood of town, drawn to. market by the high prices ruling for the past fortnight. ■Considerable fluctuations marked the sales to-day. At the opening there was a marked fall of from 20b to 25s a head. As tr.e si\les progressed prices hardened, and touched last week's rates. Towards the close biddings were languid, it being known a full supply will bo forward ior nest week. The class of cattle throughout ■was of excellent, quality, although not very heavy. —Best pens bullocks brough't from £9 10s to £10 l'7s; medium do., brought from £7 to £8 15j; inferior do., £5 to £6 103; best cow? in made from £7 to £715*; medium quality do., from £6 to £7; inferior do., from £3 to £5 10s My ep.!cs were—120, Messrs Tobin and Co., bullocks £8 16s, cows £7; 100 from the Murray, £7 153; &lt;35, M'Cormick's, &c., to £8 10s. Some ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 March 1869
fMPOUNDINGS. ECIIUCA. Impounded at Echuoj, on the 3rd of Maroh, 1869; trespass, 6d:— Black horse, star, hind feet white, heart brand off thigh. Impounded at Echuca on the 10th of March. Tres pass, 6(1 each Brown horse, long tail, collar marked, Ky faint indis tinct brand supposed to be ER or EK or LR under near shoulder. Chesnut mare, long tail, white face, near hind foot white, OS over 2 or OC over 2 near shoulder. Black cob; dock tail, star, fore cornets white, saddle and collar marked, like MP conjoined off shoulder. If not claimed and expenses paid, will be sold on the 14th April, 1869. OEORSE JAMIESON, Poundkceper. Lost, (Stolen, or Strayed. lost, FROM Echnca, by Messrs Brook and Bennett, about the 28th or 29ih of February last, a Bay Pony, branded (I believe) m H on the shoul der. The horse has some peoaliar white spots on eaoh side of the head above the nostrils, also a swelling on the wither abont the size of nn egsc, and the near hook ranoh swelled—having the appearanoe of ...
EARLY HISTORY OF SMALL POX IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 March 1869
EARLY HISTORY OF SMALL POX IN AUSTRALIA. As everything relating' to small pox must be more or less interesting just now, we give the following extracts from David Collins's "Account of the English Colony in New South Wales."—London, 1798:— " Early in the moDlh (April 1789) and through ont its oontinuance, the people whose business oalled them down the harbour daily reported that they fonnd, either in excavations of the rook, or lying upon the beaohea and points of the different coves whioh they had been in, the bodies of many of the wretohed natives of the oountry. The oause of this mortality remained unknown until a family was brought up and the disorder pro noanoed to have been the small-pox. It was not a desirable circumstance to introduce a disorder into the colony which was raging with 6uoh fatal violence among the natives of the oountry ; but the saving the lives of any of these people was an objeot of no small importance, as the knowledge of our humanity and the benefits whio...
THE HON. J. M'CULLOCH'S SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 March 1869
f«TTf? trnN -T. M'CULLOCH'S SHEEP. in" - - - We have the welcome news (says the Pastoral Times) that tbe "water is descending the Darlmg in great force, and that the first fresh is followed by a second rush many feet in height. It was high time, as the stock news has been most deplorable for a long time past. Referring to the report current respecting the Hon James M'Culloch's sheep on his Darling stations, it appears that water and feed have been very scarce there. When the party in charge of Messrs Shanalran and Jennings' Bheep (brought from the Darling recently to Deniliquin) passed down the Darling, Mr Bacon, one of the men, was informed that 70,000 of Mr M'Culloch's sheep were being brought to the frontage from the back country, distant sixty or seventy miles—that tbe sheep had been driven away from the rightful pasturage in order to save them from starvation, and that large numbers bad died. Mr M'Culloch's superintendent had, however, lately suc ceeded in securing water ob tir...
APOLOGY. (To the Editor of the Riverine Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 March 1869
APOLOGY. CTo the Editor of the Riverine Herald.) • Sir,—At the Borough Coaooil meeting, reported iD your paper of the 10th instant, a document Written bv me was presented by Mr Hansen and read to the Counoil, in whioh a statement was made that Mr Paeooe, though the Town Surveyor} had surreptitiously managed to make the oon traotors for paving High-street pay Mr Landy £5 for laying out the levels. After hearing Mr Pasooe's explanation, and seeing the contract myself, I find I was altogether wrong, as I find it distinctly laid down in the Council's own printed conditions, as also in the written speoifioations, that " the oontraotors shall lay ont all the work aooording to plans and specifications at bis own risk and cost." Under these Circumstances I feel it my dnty to express my regret at the injustice done Mr Paacoe, and do now apologise to that gentleman. , 18th Match, 1865.
ARRIVAL OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE 'DUKE OF EDINBURGH AT SYDNEY. (Abridged from the Morning Herald's) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 March 1869
ARRIVAL OP HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE 'DUKE Q£ EDINBURGH AT svnroEY (Abridged from the Mornintr Herald's During the whole of Wednesday last, long before it was possible that H. M. ship Galatea could be near the Heads of Port Jackson, great was the excitement and many and vague the anticipations as to thaapproaching arrival of that well-remembered vessel. Flags were hoisted in several parts of the city, and other preparations made in honour of the expected event'; one which has naturally been looked forward to for some weeks past with the deepest interest by thousands of persons in this community. Our royal and distinguished Prince 'doeB not this time come amongst us with all that state and ceremony which sur rounded him at his first visit, but he now seems to be much nearer to us all than he was then; and he has, moreover, been pleased to come back to as under circumstances rendering his reappearance upon these shores a matter of peculiar—of nniversal gratification* such as entitle him ...
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 17 March 1869
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. (From the Southern Cross, Feb. 26.) We have received the following highly important letter from our Alexandra corres pondent :— Alexandha, February 23. Yesterday Tamati Ngapora sent a letter into camp informing us of the massacre at White Uliffs, of which the following is a translation:— "Te Kuiti, February 21,1869. "To tho pakehas of Waikato at Alexandra: The pakehas at White Cliffs are dead, and Whiteley the minister; It is as Wetere, of Ngatimaniapoto. (Signed) Tamati Ngapora." I have seen several natives 6ince, and they all say they only received the news at Tokan gamutu on Sunday last. I hardly know how to understand Tamati's letter; he simply informs us of the fact, but does not express any opinion he may have on the matter. The natives say that he and the King are very dark on the affair, and that, should war take place, the Waikatos will stand neutral in this case. We appear to have had a narrow escape here. The King, Ngapora, and Rewi were present at...