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COMMERCIAL. STOCK REPORT. EXPRESS office February 7. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

COMMERCIAL. STOCK REPORT. Evrnuss Office, February 7. Tub heat of the weather has increased, and apparently is still increasing. From the various quarters in the vicinltj' we have similar accounts, coupled with fears of bush-fires and general desire for raJn to replenish tlie dams which are now either exhausted or very low. From down the river we loam that tho srrass is very high on some of the runs, and a sharp look-out is be ing kept with the view nf preventing bush-fires. The latest accounts from Queensland state that the weather was unsettled m most parts of the colony. From a few stations, including those in the western district — audi as Mvc, Cumiamulla, Tnmbo, and RlackalJ— fine weather was reported ; but in the majority of eases tho advices indicated gloomy cloudy weather, while more rain had fallen at Ipswich, Kimbcrlev, and Georgetown. At Brisbane the weather has again become fine ; but a considerable quantity of drift-wood came down the river, showing that heavy rain had ...

Publication Title: Wagga Wagga Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HYDROGEN BALLOONS AT PARIS AND WOOLWICH. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

HYDROGEN BALLOONS AT PARIS AND WOOLWICH. Till-: big hydrogen balloon in Paris evidently pays its expenses. The charge for an ascent is 20f., and as the balloon remains in the air for something like twenty minutes, the passenger pays for his new sensation at the rate of If. a minute. Forty passengers can be taken at one time, and there are from ten to fifteen ascents daily, so that M. Gitfard, notwithstanding the great ex pense of the hydrogen, which is said to cost liini If. per cubic ineire, must have made the undertaking pay. M. Gifi'ard prepares his hydrogen, it seems, in a different manner from that employed by Captain Templar at Woolwich. The latter's object is to obtain a gas as readily as possible under the same eon ditions as would exist in the field ; while in Paris, 011 the other hand, with a laboratory close by, it is sought to produce the purest hydrogen only, or in Other words, a gas which will give the greatest lifting power. To ensure this the rather expensive plan of...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

Special Advertisements. HASTINGS CUNINGHAM AND COMPANY (LIMITED), WOOL BKOKEKS, ?STOCK AND STATION AGENTS, AUSTRALASIAN WOOL STORES, Collins-street, West, MELBOURNE. WJ: heir til notify till! Wool^i-owcr* of tho Murriini bidg'ee, Lachlan, aiul Darling districts that wc are prepared to make Iil-cr.-tl advances on (he must sivournblc terms upon the linsuin? Clip of Wool, aud al»- upon approved station securities Having made extensive additions to our already com modious warehouses, by whioh their storage ui|-;i;ity bus been doubled, wc are enabled to nIFor fiwflttics for conducting the trade unsurpassed by any firm iu the colonics: and as uo slrictlv confine our business to that of SKLUN'G BUOKFJtS ONLY ON COMMISSION, we have no interest, cither directly or indirectly, in the purchase of any produce, thereby affording* to -mr constituents the suvust guarantee that the extreme market value will at ail t imes be secured for their con signments. All \V-wls, Arc., coming forward, coast (v...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

J^OTICE ! NOTICE Tlie undersigned are CASH BUYERS - WHEAT, FLOUB, OATS, iu au quantities. Apply personally or l»y lette to N1PPEK AND SEE, Merchants, Id s J23, Sussex-street, Sydney. rpHE UNITED INSURANC1 COMPANY. Capital ? £500,000. With tlie Unlimited Liability of a larg Colonial Proprietary. Head Office : 275, G Gorge -st reet, Sydney. DIRKcrOHS. Jna. Ewan, Esq., Chairman I Edwunl l-'Inod, Esq. llicliard Hill, ISsq. ,1. !J. Huuiile, Esq. S. Dickinson, Esq. | L. W. Lew, Esq. F. T. W ATKINS, Manager. Fire Insurances accepted at lowes cuiTent rates. Losses settled with prompt tude aud liberality. Wilkinson, Hanu, Minchin and Co., agent at AVagga Wagga ; G. IJ. Stiveiis, agent a Narandera. hi THE PRINCIPAL FURNlTUKli AN! CARPKT WAREHOUSE. TWELVE GUINEA DINING -ROOJ SUITES, in polished oak and walnut, com Xirisiug handsome couch or settee, 2 easy -j carving chairs, and (i diuing chairs. Also, a 15 guineas, stylish Bamboo Diuing-rooi Suite, of fl pieces ; at IG guineas, a liandsom poli...

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IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

IMPOUN DINGS. At Bethungra, Jan. 27, from Mitta Mitta : — Dark chestnut mare, IF near shoulder, large blaze, aged ; Chesnut marc, CRC near ribs, star and snip, white spots under saddle, aged. Also, same day, from Bethungra : — Brown gelding, ?! -! (J reversed) near shoulder, oft eye blind, veiy sore back, aged. Will be sold Feb. 20. At Jerilderie, January 18, from Y atliong : — Bay gelding, like bar in circle, off shoulder. Also, Jan. 24, from Yanko run : — Brown gelding, hind feet white, bald face, Ph R oft shoulder. 4 off' hip, 55 near shoulder. Will be sold according to Impounding Act. At Tumut, January 25, from Tumut Plains : — Yellow and white heifer, branded like R or K with D over and [ under. Also, Jan 28, from Were boldera : — Chestnut mare, bald facei, broken in, shod all round, branded H over P near shoulder. Will be sold Feb. 20. At Hillston, from Roto Station : — Bay horse, like FF (the first F re versed) very faint over JOK near shoulder, fS off shoulder, aged, 15£ han...

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BREACH OF PROMISE OF MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

BREACH OF PROMISE OF MARRIAGE. Northcott v. Doughty.— In tliis ac tion the plaintiff, wlio lives with her mother in Wellington-street, Islington, is employed as an assistant in a large draper's shop. The defendant, whose j family lives in Shronshire. is enmloved at a grocer's shop in Oxford-street Previous to March 9, 1877, tlie defen dant then being under age, he was introduced to the plaintiff hy a cousin of the defendant's, named Bremner. According to the evidence of Miss Northcott, the defendant, 011 March 9, asked her if she could care sufficiently about him to become his wife, and be fore they parted for the uiglit she agreed to become his wife, provided he obtained his father's consent. On April 6 the plaintiff received an engaged ring sent by the defendant, and on the 17th of the same month the latter went home to celebrate his coming of age. On his return he called 011 the plaintiff, and in the course of an interview with her, said, ' Now I can and will many you as soon as ...

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SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

SUICIDE. How far is the popular verdict, 'Suicide during temporary insanity,' a correct one '! Nobody need fear any wish on our part to recur to the old stake and cross-road method of burial ; but is it not a fact that the prevalence of totally incorrect ideas about the motives of suicides has led, in the majority of cases, to the adoption of a formula whioh is altogether untrue, and, physiologically considered, absurd rf Ancient history — sacred and profane — certainly lends no countenance to the idea that suicide is per se an evidence of insanity. Saul and Samson were certainly not mad ; nor was Achitopel, who, in mortifica tion at tlie neglect of Ins counsel by Absalom, deliberately went home and hanged himself ; nor Eleazer the Maccabee, who, endeavouring to kill the Syrian tyrant of his nation, fell crushed beneath the elephant which bore liiui iu battle ; neither was Judas Iscariot. Demosthenes, Thucydides, Mark An tony, Cleopatra, Cato, Seneca, and Brutus were not mad when th...

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THE CASUAL MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

THE CASUAL MAN. 1 . . . ?. ... . . . The motto of the casual man is ' That will do well enough.' He measures nothing to the line, neither his time nor his lawn-tennis courts. He rejoices in the a peu pres which is said to be hate ful to genius. His watcli, of course, is never m working order, aud he makes shots at the hour ot the day by observ ing the height of the sun aud the length of the shadows. If he goes forth to shoot, it is discovered that he has a new and dangerous way of extracting his cartridges, because his gun is out of gear. When he fishes, he is apt to sua]) the top joint of his rod, aud splice it roughly with a piece of the line, which he breaks off for the purpose. He thinks that ill-tied gut rather adds to the excitement of angling, aud thus loses many a monster of the deep. He will take infinite paius to patch up any old article, not from stinginess, but be cause he never has time to buy a uew substitute. Travel brings out the character of all men, but especially ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

. .1-11 .. 'J, Endorsed dy an -Enti re People. — The x-emarkable Swiss preparation (.(k^oyn|flij ,tli^ ' Da\y of tlie Alps,' is believed to be the only remedy in thfe whole world ' Wirier 'has been endorsed ii /by n iwliole-iliaOiott foi'iU weriod of nearly live hundred years. Since t);e time .wliilA1 the- ArbraiSit'Jliierb wliicii for.ifS i'i'the-i»edituiial'l)a^.o& the cordial was dnjton of Glarus '3 15th centmy, , ( ; ithep ih#U- n$YW ft»y diflerence of . j.'opiiiiou/bntoHg.the i S wiss people as to -- its wonderfnl properties as a specific for .'?(disorders of the stoqiafih and the nerves, nud as a preventive of disease. It is contfeSdfell1 liv .'tlie1 ii)6st feiriinent jJiysi o'l4oikti*, 4hat-iviidn inotiuug'else will rally (f^tjgrh/attid^au impaired constitutioii, ^ perefeteiit daily use of the ' A'jW' (Ros6e des cordis! is how for sale throughout tHe.fAnstriUiau and Co. being J30I0 agents. — Adv.

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DUMMY DIRECTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

DUMMY DIRECTORS. It should never be forgotten that fraudulent Directors could scarcely exist were it not for the presence in their midst of Dummy Directors, who are practically as culpable as the actual thieves. It is stilted, and we believe 011 undoubted authority, that, a short time prior to the stoppage of the City of Glasgow Bank, one of the Directors su Hires ted at a Board meeting that the stock of bullion held by the Bank against notes in circulation should be counted and verified. This was the act of a Dummy Director awakening to a sense of the responsibilities of his position. The suggestion was met, however, by the chairman with au out burst of indignation. He character ised it as nothing short of an insult to thei.i manager, who was then present, aud ill whose probity, he said, all had reason to have the utmost faith. So deeply aggrieved did he personally feel at the proposition, that lie tonud he j could not continue in the position he occupied unless the offending membe...

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PASTORAL OCCUPATION AND [?] [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

[?] New South Wales to issue to vBqs the close of eacli year a pamphlet ^ntain ing a list of all the runs within the colony heM-«rteler-pastor»)Hease,-witili the names of the lessees, and the amount of rentpayaljlc oil or before tlie 31stof 'liecemberTn each year rtr advance tor the follwnTigO yeainre'iCWs document is issued, by the authorities at tl^e Trea sury, 'and ma£ be ijJr ^Ljfual rent roll foi-l 4U;,lshd iield under this fonn/of itenurej../ The/paia(«blirt for the present year is dated December 1 l^fS, 1 aud^ifiiist ? W 1 takreh ?to He' ih'c latest. , autlwity as. to ..who, av^. the lessees of :t)ie ',ruu's f.'^s]-pnBib]e .to , .the. ? State ? for the -:ip&yment. of lyjnt. i-uln ' surfjjo^t/ of' Hie ' talJulifr, BtJateHiertt1 'Wjtb- ihiite'd un'der tlie above t\vp or tliree .'.wcpkii .siiioe, .,^ud we. notice, .bas ibeen 'copied- with, or ?witliont'' ;ickno wledglWftiit : into mariy 'of the feid ing 'jburiia'ls : 1 AnstrAlia, we submit the following statement bearing...

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THE LICENSING LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

The Licensing Law. Whether au alteration in the licen sing law, so as to reduce the charge for small public-houses on by-roads, and increase it in large towns where su perior accommodation is required, would assist 111 making tlie suitable provision which the public so much requires, is one of those questions that only can be determined by experience. But there is one thing certain, and beyond the domain of dispute, that the greatest of all social evils in the rural districts is the presence of grog-shops. Though a public-house may encourage the vice of drunkenness, it is under police super vision, and the license is liable to forfeiture for certain breaches of the law ; but the grog shanty is outside all restriction — - all supervision. Police officers can enter a public-house under certain regulations, and disperse dis orderly characters that they may find on the premises ; but the palice officer is powerless to enter an unlicensed house where grog is sold, and to clear the place ...

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RECOVERY OF THE BODY OF CAPTAIN FRASER. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

RECOVERY OF THE BODY OF ' ' CAPTAIN FRASER. At the instance of the Pacilic Insurance Company, the brig Iserbrook, which was burnt and scuttleii in the harbour some week's since, has been pumped out by the workmen of Rountree's Dock.. When the vessel was dry to the cabin floor, a party of water police was sent to recover, it' possible, the body of Captain Eraser. After a search it was discovered in a horrible condition, and the body could only be identified by means of the clothes that remained on it. An inquest was held yesterday, at the Brecknock Arms Hotel, when the following evidence was given : — James Hampshire, late chief officer of the Iserbrook. who was on board with Captain Eraser when the vessel caught fire, stated that shortly after 4 o'clock on the afternoon of the 21st December he went on board the Iserbrook, and found Captain Fraser on board with a sailmaker named Barron, who the captain introduced to Hampshire as a friend of his, saying that there was some rum in the ...

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STATISTICS AND SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

Statistics and Speeches. Why are speakers on education bound to fill their orations with statistics? Nobody doubts that Sir Henry Parkes j can deliver fine speeches, and it is strange that when lie is talking about education, his pet subject, he is almost always I dull. His speech 011 Saturday, at the | opening of the new Petersham school, bore a marked resemblance to its many ! predecessors. Tts subject was the same, i namely, the progress made since the Act of I860 came into force, a very suitable subject for a parliamentary paper or a newspaper paragraph, but one which even the most accomplished orator could scarcely make interesting to a public meeting. There is so much to be said and discussed respecting the character of education, that it must be regretted that we should have so many speeches 011 the mere numbers who take their seats in our schools. This is, of course, important, but the other branch of the subject is quite as important and much more interesting. — Evening New...

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TERRIFIC FIRE IN HONGKONG. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

! TERRIFIC FIRE IN HONGKONG, Christmas Day, 1878, will ever be sadly memorable in the annals of Hongkong. At about 11 o'clock p. in the fire bell clashed out a wild alarum oij. the chill night air, rousing the merrymakers from their enjoyment of the fireside the after-dinner cigar, or the social dance. The fire broke out shortly before 1 1 o'clock in No. 3, Endicott-lane, a Chinese house occupied by a European, Mr. Fisher, Tlie occupant was but ai the time, and the alarm was given by some passers-by. In a moment or two after the alarm was rung the house was enveloped in flames, which soon ex tended to the whole block, that to the westward of the P. aud O. Godowns. Great 9-lai'm was felt for the safety of the Godowns, but the wind being from the north-east, the fire did not spread in that derection. The materials stored in the houses flpist have been of an extremely inflammable nature, oil or spirit most probabty, aud the flames leapt across the road to the opposite buildings as if i...

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THE THIRD PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

The Third Party. Reviewing the political events of the last two years and the rise and fall of the so-called third party in the Assemblj, the question arises whether after all that party is not entitled to take credit for having completely ful filled its mission 1 It was called into existence in order to put an end to the eternal see-saw between Sir Henry Parkes and Sir John Robertson, from which there seemed to be no possible deliverance except in the retirement of one or the other, so evenly were their forces balaaced, and the result has been to drive them into coalition which is far better thai; the political death of either. We do not for 4 moment intend to suggest that any such practical solution of the difficulty was at any time in the minds of the leaders of the third party, ifjsifhpr they nor any one else saw the remedy required to counteract in a most satisfactory manner tjie stpte of t|iij}gs that had arisen. The disease was ap parent enough ; but how it was to be cured ex...

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MEEK WIVES [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

,7.'.3V ao.-JT-Jti ' ? , , , - - MEEK WIVES. We arc very far from endorsing the ; latest development of Women's Rights J doctrine, thai, marriage is an absolutely | equal partnership, in which in all things the authority of the wife is commensu rate with that of the husband. Such a state of thmgs, to say nothing ot i Scriptural injunctions, is contrary to the | general nature of the sexes — the man | being, as a rule, the most fitted to com maud — and would, moreover, produce ] practically a deadlock ; for supposing | husband and wife to differ, there could ' be no appeal ill any case of emergency. ' We fully recognise the broad statement ; that the ' husband Is the head of the wife,' and the injunction of the wife to obey her husband. But it is a ' limited liability' — not an unlimited one. As far removed from the true ideal of the marriage relation as the wife who lords it over a meek husband is the wife who j makes herself the bond slave of her husband. j A woman who marries is h...

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POST OFFICE, WAGGA WAGGA TIME TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF [?] ARRIVALS. Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

POST OFFICE, WAOGA WAQgA. TIME TABLE \ J ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF ARRIVALS. Sunday Sydney, via Railway Station P.0 ? 10 n.ni Melbourne, via Albuiy and Gennanton . . '-.80 p.ni JaalUnnin inrt 1'iwij 1 1 u ... 'j.1.1 1 y.lii' ?Clawnaoii V. ' '. . ? 0.30 p.m .8381 JMPtetMirtsa' Hay and Narandera ? . . 8 a.m .? juiiiu)1 mil gwjiihiium .... ' ? iUU-iLUL TuesO^y. Tarcutta .. .. ^A..Jrr ? l a.m Kindra, Cowabee, Ariah, Broken Dam, ,, 1 'A 'IMiaidsh, Tli$fRcHik,kind Marrfcr* i i../ fT la.m, tydney, via RaUvv&y rSta^iep r.O, .. 10. px.m Melbourne, via' Albiirj-, Qcrmanton, and . /. CoolfardJnijL O.. ?! .* /- il i t-'.i '2.30 p.m Deniliquin and Urana ? 4 . p.m 'r* - Wednes^y.' . t... v/ ' Sydney, viii Ralfwky Slatfon ! 10 sv,-n Wallaceto^iiApjlIJjT^cet^U ?/...[ / ; . , , -t , 11 a.in Melbourne, \iaAlbury &na Germanton . . 2.30 p.ni TW».iilmnl»- Qiirl ITroi.o A £1 ' TTiiur^day.', ' ' TareUtta ' .. 1 - '^i.ni ; Hay and Narandera ? v;,'8 ' U.ni 1 '-^-'dney, vii.Railwa(y 6tation P.O...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

Shipping. ORIENT LINE OF STEAMSHIPS FOR LONDON. VIA THE SUEZ CANAL. The following full-powered Steamships, built and fitted expressly for carrying Passengers on long ocean voyages, are each of about 4000 tons register, and make the voyage in about 40 days. They are fitted with punkahs, attached to the main engines, and steam-heating apparatus on the most approved principle, and are thoroughly venti lated for the tropics. They will be dispatched as below : — Steamer From Syduey From Melbourne LUSITANIA ? February 5th Februaiy lrith GARONNE ? March Mil March 15tli JOHN ELDER — April 4th ? April 35th FARES. First Saloon ? 60 to 75 Guillens. Second Saloon ? 35 Guineas. Tliini Class lencloscd cabins) .. 20 to 22 Guineas. Open Berths (for men only) .. £10. Canal Dues— Sg. in addition. Passages from London can be granted in Sydney. For further particulars apply, in London, to F. Green and Co., and Anderson, Ander son and Co., Managers of the Orient Steam .Navigation Company (Limited) ; and...

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THE GIRL OF THE CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879

THE GIRL OF THE CRISIS. _ . Broken aud crushed aud sad, Father comes home now at night ; , ,Rogue3 have stript him of all that he had, . And his hair is thin and white. Bravely lie toils all tlic day, And thinks that we do not see His heart in bis mouth, when he looks the iray Of Mother and Winnie aud me. Work with the baud or the head, i iWitli needle or broom or quill, Daily work for my daily bread, Work I must have, and I will. 1 have youth aud health and brains — i . Xliey said I was clever at school ; Others are earning their honest gains. - . And why should I sit here and pule ? I know that he does not care t'or the coat that is uo more new, ; Or (the dingy house, or the scanty fare, ' If he could but pay all the men their due, I5ut it paius him to think that we May not lounge in our easy chairs, With music and novel and afternoon tea, And gossip of others' affaits. ' i But: what ean I do? I could tcach ; ? i i-But scores will be eager to try, ?With tUer music aud Gerinau aud ...

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