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EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
EARLIER INTE LLGt€ENC. NEW SOUTH WALES. St?owaf, February 3. It is not impr?bable that an arrangement may be come to between New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia for the dupli cation of the line between Singapore and Port Darwin, those colonies undertaking the work on their own account. It is reported that Mr. H. H. Hall was a victim in the railway disaster in America. A man named Harris, sixty years old, cut his throat with a penknife at Mudgee yes. terday In the Challenge Cup match, the Alberts in their second innings has eight wickets down for 334 runs. Thompson scored 90; Wood, 75: and Murdoch, 73. Mr. Lazar left for Melbourne by the Wo. dongs to-day to prepare for the opera season. The Barcoar district is crowded with travelling sheep, which are dying in large numbers. A southerly gale has been blowing all day, with showers.
AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, February 5. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. LUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEOGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, February 5. The steamer Hankow from London, 46 days out, arrived at the Heads this morn ing, all well. The Government have received a letter from Mr. John Steavenson, Secretary of Railways, now in London, which is not considered satisfactory. All the banks have i??ii 'A n,, n.fi. of interest. Owing to serious shipping disasters, the Southern Insurance Company again pay no dividends. Permission to file an information for divorce in the case of Power v. Power, against the wife for grounds of adultery, was granted by the Judge in Chambers to-day. The Bank of New South Wales lowered the rate of discount to-day. The other banks followed suit.
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 5. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 5. A man named Elliott, fireman on the Goulburn train, fell from a tender to-day and was killed. Latest advices from Mackay state that the Singapore is a perfect wreck. Little or no cargo was saved. The Captain was on the bridge at the time the vessel struck. There was no confusion, and all on board behaved well. Messrs. Wisdom and Hoskins have been offered the office of Minister of Lands, but both declined. Other reports are circulated as to changes in the Cabinet. A man named Frampton was committed for trial to-day for a brutal anault on his wife.
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS DIRECT. REUTER'S AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, February 5. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS DIREC r. REUTEI'S AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS, BY SUBMARINE TELEURAPIL, LATEST INTELLIGENbt. THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, February 5. 1 The Porte agrees to negociate for peace with Prince Nikif;a,of Montenegro, on the basis of the stati quo, with cession of territory. The agreement of the Porte with Seriia is doubtful, oing-igto the Turkish demand for guarantees, A Russian circular states, that Russia, desiring to maintain European accord, asks, before taking the decision, what course.the Powers at the Conference, in tend pursuilig, in vieir of the Porte's re. jection of their demands. A numerously attended public meeting has been held on the Eastern Question preparatory to the re-opening of Parlia ment, at which the conduct of Lord Salisbury was approved. The Liberals censure the earliest policy of Lord Beaconsfield and Lord Derby, but are not expected to attempt the over throw of the Government. Such a course would be unpopular, and unlikely to suc ce...
WHO WOULD NOT LAUGH? THE BENEFIT OF LAUGHING. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
WHO IOULb NOT LAUGH? THE BENEFIT OF LAUGHING. The saying of an old school-teaclier that " when children were. laughing, their mind. were expanding," is forcibly called to mind on reading the following excellent commrients on laughing, by Dr. Greene, in his problem of health. There is not the remotest corner or little inlet of the minute blood vessels of the human body that does not feel some wavelet from the convulsion occasioned by good, hearty. laughter. The life principle,. or the central, man, is shaken to its inner nnost depths, sending new tides of life and strength to the surfice, thus materially tending to insure good health to the' persons who indulge therein. The blood moves more rapidly, and coni-eys a different im pression to all the organs of the body, as it visits them on that particular mystic journey \vheri the man is laughing, from what it does at other times. For this reason every good, hearty laugh in which a person indulges, tends to lengthen his life, conveying,...
GRUMBLING ABOUT NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
GRU?IBLIG A BDO UT XE I 'SPAPE1 IS. Grumbling ab. t ne-:spapers, says the Bostoun Traceller, is as arcient as newspapers themselves. And, notwithstanding the multiplication of these modern conveniences and the sleepless effiets of publishers to a lapt their paper to every variety of taste, and every grade of sentiment, affording, one might think, ample opportunity to readers to snuit thieimelve3 perfic'ly - thera i. still, perhaps, as minul grumbling about newspapers as there ever was. We s-uppo:e it does no` o tan occur t. the grumblers that possiLly they themselves may be at fault, may be unmeasonable, may expect impossi b.Ilities, may be out of hunor, may have a tit of izl:dgeatioa or splean. or may be stupid or unappreciative. It may never ccur to them that the men wh, t .il night aad day to furni:hs them with the latest news, amnl the great-st va r:ety ,f infor:ati .n and en tertainmen`, are mi'ortal, and s.nuani ltes tire themselves, and get sleepy an:d cross and stupid, and f...
WARRNAMBOOL LIVE STOCK MARKET. WARRNAMBOOL., February 3 [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
WARRNA3MBOOL LIVE STOCK MARKET. W .tRRNAMIIOOI., February 3 He?Srs. Hlepblurn,. Leonsenrd, :mlt Ruggi report .--The stock forwarded was considerably be neath the average. The attendance was good, but hillings showed a depression in the prices of store ,attic As we have buyers for fat cattle and couldl now dispose of prime quality, at very satisfactory pnr-e-o. we weould thank our constituents to advise ?s it :o;-e of any lots they may have for sale. Fat sheep ha?r an upward tendency, with a good sale at current rates. In store sheep we have no alterations on our I tst report. Fat and store pigs have an increased de mand, ;at improved rates. Iorses--Prices for ound useful animals have been most satisfactory, but in ferior descriptions are ditficult to vend. Quotations: -Cattle- Fat Cattle None yarded; young steers, from £3 7s to £3 17s ie1, youug heifers, to £2 10s, rows, to £4, calves and yearlitigs from £I to £1 12. Horses - Ordinary hacks, rom £6 10s to £7 15s Pis -Fat, from £2 10...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. BALLARAT, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
BALLA RAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. BALL.ARAT, February 3. Me.- ra. O'Farrell and11 Son report: -upplies for our yards, this week, were mrde up of '1 horses, 115 head of cattle, and 219 pigs. Business generally was very brisk, as supplies were, in most eases, specially adapted to the requirements of our customers in quantity and quality. hIorses-The demand was excellent. Supplies were received from Messes. Stewart, Colac; Lester, Woorndoo; Turn bull, Coghilll's Creek; Pennnian, Daylesford, and others. The following were readily bought up at the prices quoted, viz.:-1Light draughts. L15 to L21; medium do, L22 to L30; heavy, L31 to L45; coach, lab, aud delivery sorts, L15 to L2 1; ordinary hacks, 1,15 to 1,22; and good uggy and saddle horses, up to .30. The demand was n all cases in excess of sup plies, and was specially urgent for medium draughts, :vhich are wanted in much greater numbels than are arriving. Cattle-The number to hand was small; about SO were young stores, which sold freely a...
FLOUR, GRAIN, AND PROVISION MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Saturday, Feb. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
FLOUR, GRAIN, AND PROVISION MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Saturday, Feb. 3. Breadatuffs are still firm, and a fair business is re ported. Flour is moving qu'etly at £15, but only trade sales are making at our quotation. Wheat is quoted at Ga 9d, and there are still buyers for parcels at our quotation. We hearof 1,100 bags having chaned hands on private terma. These prices are likely to btrig forward large supplies, anid the markeit is b1,inning to appear as if it has reached its highest. (.itl are very firm, the stocks on hand being exceed ingly light. A parcel of 300 bags fine milling has been diapc?sd of at 3s 10d, and 400 bags feeding have been quitted ct 3I Td to 3s 9d.-Argua. GEELONG, SATCRDAT, Feb. 3. The breadstuffs has been getting firmer every day, oawing to the shortness of supplies. Very little busi ness can be noted, and flour may be quoted as worth from £14 10 to £15, according to brand. There is a great scarcity of potatoes, and prices in consequence axtremely high. There has be...
The Chronicle. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
TUESDA Y, FEBRUARY 6,1877. IT is a good many years since one of the oldest London bankers said to a customer with a great penchant for uverunt.lr:g nis account, ' Friend, thou dost not appear to understand what banking is. Banking consists in my taking care of thy money, but thou wonld'st reverse the order of things, and make banking consist in thy taking care of my money." There has, how ever, been a great change in banking' since then, and, always supposing proper security to be given and taken, that bank which gets the largest number of customers to take care of its money, and trade on it successfully, must be the most prosperous. No bank likes to have a large and unnecessary amount of money locked up in its coffers, whether it consists of deposits, or of its own sub scribed capital, and that has led, it seems, to the withdrawal of the Bank of New South Wales-which has a larger amount than any other of uninvested capita!-'from the Associated Banks in Melbourne and to.its determin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
Conveyances. COBB AND. CO.'s .WESTERN TELE DAY COACHES.: CAMPERDOWN AND WIOCHELSEA. - DAY COACH in connection with il t W leaves Camiperdown at &30 am., Co; 0aa arriving at Winchelsea in ti ie to coiet with'the; train leaving for Geelong, at 3.45.. p.m. Lye Win- - chelsea on atrival of train from Geelong at 11.15 a.m., due at Colic at 2S0 p.m., due at amperdown at 6 p.m. FARxs-Camnperdown to Winchelsa s-. ls. Colac to Winchelus? .. .. an NIGHT MAIL. de Belfast to Geelong ria Camperdowna Mail Coaches from Belfast pass through Camper down on Mondays; Tuesday; Wednedays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 11 p.m., reaching Winchelsea at 5.50 p.m. On Sundays leave Camperdown at 1 p.m. reaching Winchelsea at S p.m. RETURN MAIL COACHES Leave Winchelsea Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, a Thursday, and Friday at 11,30 p.m., arriving at Cam- A perdoun at5.45 a.m. bu On Sunday leaves Winchelsca at 5 am., arriving at Camperdown at 1130 am. WITH BRANCH LINE TO MORTLAKE, HEHAM, CARIAMUT, PENSHURST, an...
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE MARKET. MELBOURNE, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
MELBQUURSE STATION PRODUCE MARKET. MELBOUIRNE, January 31. Messrs. J. II. Clough aend Co. report: Wool-After the Christmas and New Year's holidays, ,usiness was resumed and has since continued in ac tire operation, and lare? quantities of wool have changed hands both by private contra.t and by auc tion sales, of which there have b~an 17 held since our report by last mail, at which 24,672 bales have been brought forward, and 19,169 bales sold, in addition to those which have been held in Geelong. The brisk demand for greasy descriptions then reported has been well maintained, though now that the principal of the choice brands have already been sold or shipped, there is no longer so good a variety offering, and prices may be considered a shade easier; in w:ashed fleece also a perceptible declension in price is observable, the un settled condition of Eastern European politics having had an adverse inutluence on the market, though not to the extent which might have been looked for. The ...
MARKETS WOOL, TALLOW AND HIDE MARKET. LONDON, December 22. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
MARKETJS WOOL, TALLOW AND HIDE MALRKET' LONDON, Deesmber 2. Messrs. George Synnot & Co., have received a repoit rom their London agents, of which the following are xtracts dated London, 22nd December, 1576:-Wool The last series of sales for the year terminated on the 2nd instant. The quantity of new wools available ronsisted of 164,250 biles. while the number actually catalogued amounted to 205,46:1 bales, the difference vunsisted f second hand and parcels held over from previous series, and out of the total quantity sold it is estimated that about .0,.000 bales have been pu r chased for export. The most sanguine could not have a-ticipated the great rise in value that has taken place i: wools of all descripticns during the last sales Opening with an advance in price of 10 per cent. on the highest values on the ,previous sales, which cou tinned hardening till prices were on a par with the drst series of the year, when, as the sales progressed, in rehsequence of foreign compet...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 6 February 1877
Business Notices. PULIC NOTICE. H J. S. MACKAY AND CO., MARKET SQUARE, GEELONG, BEG to intimate to the inhabitant of Camuperdown, Terang, Mortlake, Dar lington, and Western District, that they have on hand an extensive stock of the fol lowing goods of first-class quality, which they now offer at the lowest rates ruling, and on liberal terms, viz. Teas in chests, half chests, and boxes, Green Tea, Orange Pekoe, Assam, and other s fancy teas, ex the latest arrivals; Sugar of all kinds, in bags and Mats ; Coffee, Sperm and Tallow Candles, Soap, Soda Crystals, Whiting, Salt, coarse and finest London double stove, Herrings and Salmon in barrels and tins, Kerosene, Cornsacks, Woolpacks, Tobacco, Cigars, and a large & variety of other goods to numerous to men tion. Orders per post will receive our best at. tention. J. S. MACKAY & Co., Market Square, Geelong. L PUBLIC NOTICE. .. Geelong Soap and Candle Works, BROUGHAM PLACE. LATE BAYLDON AND GRAHAM. T. ROBERTS having purchas...