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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
BROADMN4DOWS.-Imponided at Broad meadows, chesnut cob pony mare, A (writing) near shoulder, 8 blase face, hind fetlocks white If not claimed, &r, to be sold on lst June W'H ItILL, Poundkeeper ELPHINSB ONE.-Impounded at Elphinstone ohbesou mare, medium draught, grey hairs on fores head, SB near neck, BY near shoulder JH T bay horse, cob tail, saddle marked, EC near shoul uer chesnut more, long star, shod, rope on neck, "like VM near shoulder If not claimed, &o, to be sold on lit June L COATES, Poundkeeper. KILIMORE.-Impounded at Kilmore bay more, star and snip, hind feet white, rope on nook, no visible brand white poley heifer, ear marked, no visible brand If not claimed, &c, to be sold on lit June 0 G ANDERSON, Poundkeeper LANCEFItLD.-Impeunded at Lanoefleld choenut horse, star, saddle marked, M near shoul der brown horse, small star, near hind fetlock Twhite shod, saddle marked, indescribable brand off shcul. der If not claimed, &o, to be sold on let...
GREAT FLOOD IN THE MURRUMBIDGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
GREAT FLOOD IN THE MURRUMBIDGOE. -4------ The Rooe, which has just visited the towns situate on the river's course is the largest which has taken place since the great flood of June, 1852. On Friday, the 22nd ult, and following day, the rain fell without intermission, and raised the river from 16ft to 24ft, At this time the late fronting North Gundsgai were intersected by broad streams, which out the ground up and formed small islands t cattle and horses were with. diftiulty driven to plaoes of safety. From Sunday afternoon till late on the Tuesday night following the rain fell steadily, and the river was heard roaring like a stormy sea by the residents on the higher parts of the north and south townships, Early on Wednesday morning, 27th ult, the rain ceased and the weather cleared up. Between the townships alluded to a stream nearly three quarters of a mile in breadth was rushing along fiercely. The river gauge showed that the river had risen steadily to 87ft, and the high-level a...
HEATHCOTE [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
BE ATHOOT. Aeoardint to the Timer, the 'foTlkw4 p~iOe9 rule 'or oolnial produce at Heat'ioote - Flour L12 to L12 10s per tan Wheat 4+ 6d to 4, 91 per bpahel Oste 38 6 to 4. do Ospe tarley 2S 6d to es Rd dq Maige 7s do Bran le Od do Pollard le 8d do Potanpes £5 per top Ray £? to £4 do S'aIt L5 to £6 do Butter (sood fresh) is 2d per lb Eggs Ie ppr dpien
CHARGE OF MANSLAUGHTER AGAINST A MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
CHARGe Of' MANSLAUGHTER AGAINST A MOTHER. Dr Tout held an inquest on Saturday morning at the Melbourne Gaol on the body of Martha Cox, aged seven weeks, the illegitimate child of Maria Cox -a wuaherwoman, living at North Williamstown who died on Friday. James M'Donald, a woolpresser at Williamstown, said the deceased was his illegitimat child, and he had two other children by the aime woman, with whom he lived. The woman's mother and another child, of whom he was not the father, lived with him, and he gave his wages for the general snpportt On Saturnday last Cot and her mother went to market together, taking deooeased with them, and they returned home drunk. They agreed to have some supper, and be went to bed, leaving them by the fire. Soon afterwards he was awakened by the child crying ; and on getting up, he found the mother and grandmother sitting near the fire, and deceased lyi-g with her face in the flee. Both women were fast asleep; and when he wanted them to go for a doctor, ...
THINGS A FARMER SHOULD NOT DO. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
THINGS A PARMER BHOULD. NOT DP. A farmer should not imperil his title to landi he already possesses by over aLxiety to obtain an addi tional number of adjoining sores, He should not attempt to oul:ivate more land than he can attend to in season, or keep more stook than the land will sups ply nutriment for. He should not put off for to. morrow what needs to be done to-day; should not wait until a farming implement i wanted before ascertaining whether he has it I if not, whether it is in a condition to be used. He should not let his stook run down so in winter that half the summer will be wasted in placing the animals where they should have been at the commencement of spring. He should not, when,.a field.is planted, leave the struggling shoots' to "ditend with weeds until the latter become a prominent feature of the field. He should not go to sleep overnight before first having determined what work he and his men are to oom* mence with in the morning, with means provided to make it ef...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. LONDON, 14th April. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
LiTEST TELEGRAlMS. LONDON, 14th April. Mr Lowe delivered his financial statement on the 11th inst. The Irish Peace Pr, servation Bill has passed both Houses and has become law The House of Commons has adjourned to 25th April. The Duke of Montpeneier, in consequelnce of his fatal duel with Prince H.ni y of Bourbon, has been condemned to one month's imprisonment, and to pay an indemnity of 80,600!. His candidature for the throne hap been abandoned. Judgment in the Wi-klow Peerage case has been given against the claimant. The revenue of Grea! Britain for the first quarter of this year exceeds the tstimated sum by £45,088. The Irish Land Bill is slowly proceeding through committee. The ehief clauses have passed. Mr Bright's health is improving, but he will not be able this session to re.urme Parliamentary duty. The Creusot strike broke out a second times but is now ended, Great excitement has been caused in Canada by the execution at Red River of Sohultze, by Riel, the in surgent leader...
Local. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
On, Friday evening last a meeting was held at the Mechanics' Institute for the purpose of taking the necessary steps to carry out a series of popular readings for this season. Mr Davis, the President of the Mechaiica' Institute, occupied the chair, and a committee was formed for the object named; such committee, with others who are willing to lend their. assistance, to meet on toimorrow (Friday), evening to arrange the first pro. gramme. We cannot too, strongly urge upon our townspeople the advisability of giving their utmost support to the movement. a' it is only by ao doing the readings can be rendered attractive and of real bent fit, as such cheap. and instructive entertainment-s cannot fail to effect good results. The young boys, and others, who now spend their. even. ings in idleness ; or, much worse, in prowl ing about our streets, indulging in anything but innocent pastimes, will, if the Popular Readings are well conducted, have an oppor. tunity of spending an occasional agre...
Kilmore Free Press PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1870. PRESSURE on our space compels us to hold over our usual leading article. PARLIAMENTARY BENCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
PrBlISHED THURSDAY MORNING. THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1S70, PRESB??E. on our space compels, us to, hold over our usual leading article. PARLIAMENTARY BENCtHES. Somewhat contrary to expectation every. thing passed off very quietly in the Legislat tive Assembly on Tuesday: The House met, Ministers were sworn in, the Chief Secre tary tmade a brief statement, and that was all. Certainly, amidst suppressed laughter, poor Mr Watkins ventured to inquire what principle had guided the Chief Secretary in the selection of his celleagues; to which modest query Mr M'Culloch curtly replied that be had been influenced by the desire to presept to the country the best Governs ment possible under the circumstances, and he was sorry if the hon member did not like it. The Ministerial statament was remarks pbly brief. The Estimates, and a few press% ing measures, are to be passed as rapidly as possible; a brief recess is to. follow, and then another session is to be commenced, when estimates for the first six m...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL GENERAL SUMMARY. LONDON, 25th March. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
ARRIVAL o0 TIlE ENGLISfI MAIL (From the Argus corr:spondent.) GE ?ERAL SUMMARY. " M] •LONDON, 25th Morob. ar Majsnty llows the Prince of Wales £25,000 e t. anom towardsa etraordinary expenses in?urred Sfulfilling his s111tate duties. Dnfor?ow bishops are--Chiohester, Arcohdeaoon faodove;t. Aaph, Rev. Joshua Hughes, viear of c Torten,', proposal for state assisted emigration 10 li rejece the Sous of Commons by a majority th105, onsoTrens asked for a million sterling from th lidated fund and a million from loel rates orl thePurpore of transferring 50,000 families to the colonies w0 . Mr Monsell believed that tbe oimmi ould resist uch a wholesale importation of cheme ig ou Mr Gladstone contended that such a he labor m par-aralyse the natural operation by which t lbor ma?et iT relieved, and stop voluntary aid So'emmition. The Government is not decided ae totional gr orts for emigration purposes. The tmae th Egigration League has resolved to cone a gro lits dione Government aid, A great ...
Tuesday, May 10. (Before Messrs Sugden and Fynn, J.P.'s.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
Tuesday, May 10. (Before Messrs Sunden and Fynn, J.P.'s.) Chas. Hicks v Catherine Keeliag, for ':insulting words. Adjourned till 17th inst, John Oglivie v George Walder, for £6 Os ,2d, goods sold. Order for amount and costs. " James M'Clellan v James Conelly, for disobeying summons. Defendant was ad. milted to bail in one surety of £10 and self in £10 to appear on 12th inst.
KILMORE BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
KILMUOR BOROFUGH COUNCL. Present :--His Worship the Mayor, and Crs. BossenGe,jDowling, Daloney, O'Connor and Reilly. Correapondence as follows. was read aid considered: 1. From. the Kilmore Hospital. asking for. donation, Left orer until, nxt meeting. 2:. From Superintendent: Greene callnng attehtion to the dangerous an reckless man. ner in which blasting operatioxip w.ere: beiiig carried on. Or Boaseice asserted. that. he had. heard. frequent complaints of theomanner in which, blasting operations were. being carried on. Cr Dowling deprecated, the. assertion that the contractors. were reckless.in the. manner in whichs they were performing the work- he thought they used every necessary pre' caution, The Mayor stated: that.he was shown, the. stone that waablown into the garden of the. Colonial Bank. Or O'Connor expressed his opinion that the stone could, be blasted, and that the stone need not be blown.f ve yards. The Mayor suggested that the opinion of the Solicitor be had as. to,the...
SEYMOUR ROAD BOARD. Tuesday, 3rd May, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
iETOUR ROAD BOARD: ------- Tuesday, lrd May, 1870. Presentj-4r Morieon (chairman), Messrs Coombs. Darcy, Mqrray, Perron, and Callan. '`Je minqtes of the previous meeting were read. a.?d confirmed on the m6otion of Mr Perron, seconded by Mr Coombs, The correapondence sent since last meeting was read, alas the cprespoopdenpe repived, as follows:- " ' From Treasury, with voucler, and scating a??9unt was passed for payment. Receive4. From secretary of late Road Board Con ference, enclosing copy of resolutions adopted thereat. Mr Coombs moved, and Mr Perron seconded, that a cheque for £1 be forwarded to the central committee, to assist in defray. ing expenses Carried. From. Goulburn Valley Road Board, approving of toll manager's salary, &c. Received. From B. Jordan, requesting the Board to cover over a drain near his property. Not complied with. Mr Lyster furnished a report on plan of bridge for. Hughes' Odeek, submitted by the Goulburn Road Board at last meeting. The clerk was i...
KILMORE POLICE COURT. Tuesday, May 5. (Before A P Akehurst, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
KILDjORE POLICFE COURT. Tuesday, May 5. (Before A P Akehurst, Esq., P.M.) Two inebrates were brought up; one of them was cautioned and discharged, whilst the other, who was yet "suffering," was remanded until two o'clock, when ho was also let off with a caution,
BYLANDS AND GLENBURNIE ROAD BOARD. Monday, 9th May, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
BYLANDS AND GLENBBURNIE ROAD BOARD. Monday, 9th May, 1870. Present-MIessrs Arliell, Cahill, Turner, Maloney, M'Kay, and Sorraghan. In the absence of the Chairman, Mr Arkell was voted to tho chair, on the motion of Mr Maloney, seconded by Mr Cahill. The minutes of previous meeting having been read, were confirmed. Tenders as follows were opened and con sidered; Works at Union, and Brown's bridge. ?fKenzie and Lyons £30 0 0 Broen and Nolan ...... 25 16 8 M Bourke .............. 22 10 0 Thomas Cahill ......... 26 8 0 Mr Bourke declined to take up his tender as the specification included work to be done elsewhere, which he had not calculated upon. The chairman moved that Brown & Nolan's tender be accepted. Seconded by Mr Sorrighan. It having been pointed out that the tender was not properly worded, Mr Maloney said it was not fair to give the work, Brown and Nolan ought to be permitted to amend their tender. The chairman said it was not fair to make fish of one and flesh of anoth...
DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO'S REPORT. Melbourne, May4, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND 0o'8 REPORT, Melbourne, Mas4, 1870: FAT OAtrsx -Th.u "L vals for the week were 1,032 head, one half of which consisted of good quality from Qipps Lund5 en4 the othet Northern catfle, of mixed qualities. There wasee a good attend. anee of buyers and as the metropolitan trade boueh; very sparingly last week (on acount of Easter holi days), the competition was brisk throuehout, especially towards the close of the market, when inferior to medium sold at a slight adyange. As the Lent it now over,-and cooler weather setting in, we expect present prices will be well maintained, viz, 25s per 100 lbs for the top pens, medium beef, from 17. Gd to 20e ; or say, best bullocks, £9 to £10; good do, £8 to £8 10. : medium, £6 10e to £7 10s; beet cows L7 12a 6d to L8 2s 6d ; good do £6 to L7. We have sold-120 bullocks for Messrs Camubell Bros, Trat oralgon Park ; and 40 bullets for Mr Wm Thomson Ai'ly, atfrom £8. 10 to £q 1~s, averaging L9 4s 3d. FAT CALyuu.-62 came to baud for...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 12 May 1870
TO COlBRE8PONDMNTS. Tp ewpre th i*uerma of communicationi il u abetcrtelv necnawgu 04h 'itey .howtdd couched in matrglaIttguaje, and written in the form of let ter&. AU , onummwrieqtionu intended for indertiQ9n aurtu 3 autAendicqtsd biy he Rame and addrews of tw writer nut neceqarjti fo piulieatlon but as a g faantcco efJgood fai* . . " YovH Ausret W " must reads little mor, and lea;rn to write more coorrotly, before. he aea give publicity to }jia ideas in a newspaper.