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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS. T BH A TRALIAN ECONOMIC BANK (Limited) 42 Collins street West, MELBOUt itE. (Ices:F:ated under the Companies' Sta u'e, 18914] (bpie E504,0~00, in 100,000sharce of £5 each. Adrrtarr on Freehold asnd approved Leasreold. iECURITIEs at Current Rates. P'ROSPEC USES ?.and all information mny be obtained fromn MR. R. C. BRISTOW, -he has been appointed Agent at Kerang for the Pale of Sharna and receiving applications for Loans in this district HENRY CORNELL, Read Office, Manager: Ve bourne, 7th December, 1577. THE BASK OF VICTORIA. IXnorpcrat i by Act of Council. A BRANCH of this t*ANK a now opened at ?wan Hill, for the transactioa of ge seaal banking business. By ore of the board, R. SiAN', Acting-General Manager. lant of Victoria, Heal Office, Melbourne 2119th May, 1877. TIDg NA TONAL BASK OP AU TRALASIA. A BRANCH of tbis BAnK is row opened at Kern-g, f·r the transaction of ordi nary banking business, under the management of Mr James C rivert. By orderof the Boarl ...
PARLIAMENTARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
PAIRLIAMENTAI Y. On the mseeting of the Legislative Couii cil on 'Tusday, the president read a reply from His Excellency,to an-address recently presented by the Legislative Conncil. Mr Cunthlbert stated that lie had received a document from Major P'itt, intimating that the Governor had assented to certain bills, and also read an opinion from the Attor ney-General, in favor of the departure which had taken place from the usual prac tice of assenting to bills. Sir Charles Sladen gave notice that hle would move next day of meeting that an address be presented to Her Majesty, setting forth the facts anid circumstances of the present cri sis, and praying that suclh instructiona may be given to the Governor as will secure constitutional government to the colony. It ;as resolved, on the motion of Mr Fitzgerald, that a return of all ap pointnments made by the present Go vernment, with the names, dates of appointment, and salary -attached to each, be laid upon the table of the house. This wa...
[?]TRY. [?] I LOVE YOU. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
T-~RY.1 i LOVE YOU . Yon ajk ue iow I love you,. SAnd pray that rwould tell i Kniow, then;the love I own, deanr, Is deep as deepest well Ts hih as highest mountain r'As ide'as endless space, And fresh as clearest fountain, Adid pure as purest giace lYou know I love you, darliig; Why do you ever ask You know 'tis all mypleasure, MIy heat's dehlightful tssk; It comes as free as sunlight, That shines in suummer bowers, And falls as free as dewdropIs That gen the blessed flowers. Yous as moif Ilove yoit, If l can tell oyou more, - I'll tell it, dear,. I action, And not by phrases poor.- - T-'lltell you late and early, Of love that fills my lheart, That binds our lives together, No nmore,uo more to part. 1V. 13.
DURHAM OX. TUESDAY, January 22 [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
DURHAM "tX. frROM OC. OWN OORFPO:DENT] TutsuAT, January 22 The hibours,'f Berculebs would shrink •iii insi.nifil-snre in comparison with *h..,Fr f a lEan vho undertrok to prepare anythiong arlpcarliiou a complete list of P, itu br ertils. Very many of these are tlu'ed in our every day ex'perience, and: yet it is remarkable with what tenacity i me people clig to'explodtd ideas. 8Yre three 'tir fo'ur nmnths since it wou d fsVte leen a difficult matter to .r;-v.'re. srnme of our formers that rust :, wetrlt s ar caused in any other nas pnp by wet weather ct s certain s'tae : f !o p'LD:.' growth, and yet it has been .-, t d during tt, late seea?on tlhat if it i a r cutse, it luncit be the only one. T;irotighout leat iutlnter optlhilmia pre -ied to an alirming iitemt, and its pre. v-.n;.-- wa :tributed to the dry weather. -;it comn:eto remark, that "it would be guo-i for .ore eses -to s e rain," being ,rouimpi'e ly this nto:ioer. but if it be true tla diry weaiher be a cau-e. it is not ti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
WANTED. WI ?ANTED.-A g.'d General SERVANT. - Appy Mrs Littleton, Kerang. `?JANTED BULLOCK TEAll to feach W AlTdigED Apply this office. :1 ANI ED Secondl-band HORSE WORKS. SApply I).McGILLIVIRAY, Glen Drain, Icrang. TEE Adverriler is drrirous of obtaining Board and Residence in a private family. References given. Apply K Y Z, P.O., Kerang, FOR SALE. To Capitalists and Others. rgE best BLOCK of I AND in Kerang FOK SALE; splendid site fcr good Hotel or Bank. Apply E. FORD, Union Club Hotel. Echuca. For Sale. ý OW Travelling near to Swan Hill, about 2,200 Breeding Ewes in lamb, 4-tooth to fuill mouth. To be sold in lots to tuit purlchasers. Ayp'y o FARTIERE & STITP, Swan Hill. (,OR 8ALE-Wealthrerboard HOUSE, con I taining shop and air rooms; good stand for business ; land 66 x 132; teroms casy. Two-roomed Weatherboard HOUSE, with haltacro of land. Allotments in differeat parts of the Town. Apply R. C. Bristow, Auctioneer and General Agent, Victoria street (next National Bank), K...
LATE ENGLISH NEWS. THE FALL OF KARS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
LAIE ENGLISH NEWS. THIE FALL OF Ste5. In dealing with the fall of Bars, the Times says:-T'lhbe r suit is extraordinary, and the details o` the capture of the for ress which we have now before nous only add to the difficulty of understanding how the key of Armenia conuld be so easily won. In a single night a citadel of great natural strength, fortified under the supervision of skilled European engineers and armed wi h more than 300 pieces of formidable siece artillery, fell bef.re the attack of 15,co Russian soldiers. whom the na ure of the ground compelled to advance to the attack in broken formation, clambering up steep rocks to assail the soarps and parapets of permanent fortifi ntions-for though the ouiter lines were not regularly constructed the citadel itaelf was pr perly traced. 'oon after nightfall the osumns of attack were formed up in deep ci rence A little .fter eight the attack brgan in the centre. a'-out eleven, although their leader was slain in heading the assault. the...
SERPENTINE POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, JAN 19. [Before Messrs Wm Hardy and J E Robertson Js.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
SERPENTINE POLICE COURT. SaOa n T, Jan 19. (ay oun ow- asroans.3 (Before Messrs. Wm Hardy and J S Robertson, &nbsp; Js.P.] Wm Love Douglas was charged with stesling nine sheep, the property of Mr Holloway, .1 Boort htation. Vetective Alexander conducted the prosecu. tion. and Mr Conant, solicitor, Sandhurst, de fended the prisoner. - Holloway deposed-Am a squatter, reoid ing at Wild Duck Ponds Am tho owner of Bmort Station, but do not reside there obs neep rutaide the court are my property, and the four skins produced are mine hilled one of the pheep myself On skinning the sheep a scale fell off the nose Mr Dark., my mass gar, and Constable Armstrong, were present at the time the areep were killed Three others were killed at the same time Only saw one killed -the one I killed mysel The other three skies are not brandedc the wool thas been plucked out, and the brand gone Am qunte an u the brand has beed plucked out Left the skins in Constatle Armtrong's poscesion Have seen th...
THE CHIEF S[?]ORRTA[?] GELLO NG [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
yg THE CHIEF SOI ' go 4' - G GELos~0 Ntga of iMr Berry addressed a' fo ence at Geelong on the ilt tc d Couves, J.P, occupied the P Berry, on rising said b Mr Chairman and Gena 0 night I propose to show6i4d c during the present session ment have endelavoured calmly-to" carry Out the people, and that they have from the first day they Pirliam'ent" with most oi struction by a chamber right to initiate fiscal leg first bill which the Govern duced, as you know, wasthe Construction Bill. We wer that the railways should gois no time, immediately on i liamer.ct, in bringing in the Construction Bill. That bill nine lines of railway, and the in three weeks passed that bill all its stages. What did we where .That bill was sent Council on the 7th of Augua did not come back until the October. Under our constitj Legislative Council has no initiate legislation, has noright e fiscal legislation of the d this delay of two months i g with this necessary bill was the purpose of irritating tI eting the ...
THE JUNCTION FLOUR MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
THE JUNCTION FLOUR MILL. A week or two since we.drew atteti tion to'the completidn orfthe flour wmill at the Gannawarra Junction. As the starting of the first flour mill'in-this - large agricultural district is an event in our history and a mark to inoicate our iaterial progress, we niaj be excused' for again referring to it. The site on which the mill is erected is that near the confluence of the Gun bower Creek with the River Murray, distant about fourteen miles from Ke rang The urray here is of good width and depth, and its banks mode rately steep. Geographically speaking. the place is an admirable one for a township, and we learn that one is to surveyed at once, and some blocks of fered for sale. The mill there is the nucleus around which the towniship will be formed. To our own knowledge several persons have expressed their in tention of buying town lots as soon as they can be got. There can be no doubt. therefore that a township of some considerable importance will in a short ...
ACCIDENT AT SANDHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 25 January 1878
r At>CCIDIo\T".:',%AT, SAND'Jp. On Monday ahn named 1o0i Cals.. engse'edby'tlite SaiidhnirtConndl to one of the wrter-carto in the city -in a serious' accident which necesiae remioi al' to tie hospital'. 'e ihad ebhriv5 irateir cart uIp to the standpipeat theeo of View street and the Mall for the pose of getting it flled. While stan on the top of the cart, tile horse, tI some unacoiointable means, started thereby causing thenunfortunate man to % off, and the wheel passed over both of l les, fractuiing the left one, and'ser0 cuttink the othe r., He was at o5cets to the hospital. Intelligence has been received by t, Lusitania of the death of MIr. E. T.Sin father of Dr. L. L. Smith of lelbu O The deceased was a great theatrical an ger in London, and hlis last speculations new Eleplhant and Castle Theatre. We (Argus) learn from a source apr which we can rely that. the Khedie of Egypt has accepted tenders for the ereetia of Barracks at Port Said, which will c £183,000, and that they a...
HOW TO KNOW A RIPE MELON. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
110W TO KNOW A RIPE -MELON. Let ine give you an infallible sign by which to know a fully ripened. melon. W hen the melbn begins to change color inside, and its seeds to turn black, a small black speck, scale or blister, begins to ap pear on the outer cuticle or rind. These are multiplied and enlarged as. the fruit matures. A ripe melon will show them thickly sown over the surface. A partial development only indicates half ripe fruit. A full crop of blisters reveal its perfect ripeness. When hundreds of melons are strewn along the sidewalk, you will have to look pretty sharply to find one that exhi bits a satisfactory " escutcheon," to borroir a term from 3L Guenon. But it isunfailing when found, and by following this guide you may walk away with your melon .with the utmost coufidence.The blister is only to be seen upon a close inspection, but is plainly visible when that is given. If.you raise.wateraelons in your.own garden, the same rule will apply.-Country Gentleman.
FURTHER DISMISSALS. MELBOURNE, Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
FURTHER DIS-MISSALS. MELD )Um NE, Friday : The Gazelle supplement cancels the pre vious orders dispensing with the services of certain civil servants, but the County Court judges, police magistrates, and co roners, have again been displaced, with the exception of the following, whose services have been retained :-Judges Rogers,Cope, and Bindon. PoILICE Ma?cISTRATES. Messrs Foster, of Sale; Holmes, of Kilmore; and Panton, of Geeloug. Conoxrans. " Messrs R. Strickldand, of Sandhlurst ; Candler, of Bourke; and Hopper, of Smythesdale. The above have been reinstated. TitS TI.lS.sURay )IDEPATar[m-?.r. The following ollicials have been dismiss ed from the Treasury I)epartmlent:-lR. Guideman, accountant; J. C. Walter, R. Elaywood, II. J. Williams, John Hall, and A.; Forbes, clerks ; Joseph Pierce, inspec tor of stores; Alfred Reynell, receiver and paymaster; and John Thomas, clerk in the Receipt and Pay offlice, at Sale. ' G?OVERNmcENT Psl"IrsINo OFFICe. The following have been dismissed fr...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
:POSTAL ARKANGEMiENiTS. The following is the time for the arrival and 'despatch of Mails at KErang : MAILS ARRIVE FROOM Melbourne Tuesday lSnhurat At 5 a on Friday Inuglwood ? A)dao Durham Ox MAILS AJIRIVE FROM ,IELBOURRE, VIA Echuca At 7 40 p.m sa " ? ,Io Crhua ?s Stu:day MAILS ARRIVE FROM S(M mday Swan Hi:l At 5.45 a.m o2 Wednesday !( Sa:urlay IAILS CLOSE FOR Durham O) Tueaday .ngnod At 6 p.m on Friday Fandhurt PEound. Menboure MAILS CLOSE FOR Cohuaa (Wedno day -ETAhua At 12 30p.m.on and Ltc. ourna Saturday MAILS CLOSE FOR Ewam Hill at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and Friday, at 5 pm. on Saturicy. ASHEII ELLIS, Pottmas:er
DEATH OF A POLICE MAGISTRATE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
t)EATH c'&lt;2. PoL!_CF. MIAZG1IsTaT.-Mr aerden Butler, lte w.n.. w . re por:ed to be oengerous:y ill, rdied ci tiaturdey morning lit. Tha deceased geialem:. had served the Uiocernmel3 t·lr abzot 23 year;. When hi.i eerviees, to gether With all thiose of -!;o police we;i." tratea, ferr diepeoiecd with. Ufa hu.; Il-ft a wire and c'iid nat over well prcridded tor. A. suppletent to the Gorernmetn Gezgtte, i-stied on MIovd..r nigit, con teaifi t e «^a-tleca 1C^ that the (io^.r or his accepted the resignatior. of Sir Bryan ) Loghlen; Dirt.. of the ifce of a com miesioner of leni tax under the Land Tax Art 177T. Sir B;m= O'L'gi'Alo !e in the frld rhr Wes: .etbosi:ne dg niost Mr J G Francis.';
The Kerang Times AND SWAN HILL GAZETTE. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. KERANG, FEBRUARY 1, 1878. CIVIL SERVICE RETRENCHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
An? Sw.?y HILL GAZETTE. - P5E?L5SED WEEKLY. KERANG, FEBRUARY r, r878. CIVIL SERVICE RETRENCH MENT. It is allowed on all hands that re trenchment in the Civil Service was necessary; it had been promised again and again, but the reform could never be instituted. The Civil servants were either too powerful, or were on such terms of friendship and familiarity with Ministers that they, the Ministers, could not muster sufficient courage to apply the pruning knife. As it is often said that no man should prune his own orchard, as he has not the courage to use the knife with sufficient freedom and vigour, so there was nothing in appropriate in the fact of the Chosen of the People going knife in hand to prune the orchards of the Civil Service, and using that knife with moderation and judgment. It never was contem plated that the whole tree,head branches and all, would be cut off at a most in opportune time, perhaps when the sun's rays were at thei: greatest heat, or else when the tree was bow...
PARLIAMENTARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
PARIAMAENTARLY. lOn Tucsday evening in the Legislative Council the following memorandum was read from IlisExeellenev's l'rivate secretary iith reference to the addlress to the Queen : " Government Ollice, Melbourne, 24th January, 1878.-The Private Secretary pre ?ecuts his compliments to the hon. the 'resident of the Legislative Council, and begs to acknowledge the receipt of the President's note of this day, enclosing for transmission the address to hler Majesty the Queen from the Legislative Council, awhich his 1Excellency will transmit in pursuanceO of the Colonial tReulations, chap. 6, articles "21-t22:." The Council recently requested to be furnished with at copy of the dispatch forwarded to the hlome Government by the Chief Secretary on the present state of political affairs. The follow ing is the reply of lIis Excellenev:- 3ir President and Gentlemen,-I thank you for your renewed expressions of loyalty to Iler MajCfy's throne and person and of re spect for myself, as Ier Majes...
WANDELLA LAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
WANDELLA LAKE. The effects of tho dry season are evident in many ways, one of which is the drying up of the water in the creeks and dams. Woandella Lake. wnich, in the flool of I871, received the waters of the Loddon into its basin, also received a supply of fish of differ ent sorts. Since the flood of 187, , no addlition has been. made to the lake except what water was caught within the watershed of its own banks and as each season for some time has been dryer than the preceding one, so each year the water has got less ah less, till the culminating point has been reached this year. and the water of the lake has got so low that it has enabled the sun's rays and heat to so raise the temperature of the water that the fishes have been unable to stand it. The consequence is, that the whole surface of the lake is covered with dead bodies of bream, perch, and cat fish, fine specimens, some weighing as much as six pounds. The remains of the fish emitting an oily mstter, which is cover inog...
SELECT—POETRY. CONTENTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
-- SELECT POETR'Yr - CONTENTMEINT. - If but a cottage, 'tis enough for me, Thounh you, my friend, may in a'palace , dwell, . To fortune's mandate I will calmly say, Thus itis wiell! It matters little if we rear not up Stone upon stone, a glittering gaudy pile Of earthly dross, to dazzle with its rays A little while. It matters little if we never hold The power or station of the rich anld great, When heaven's scales of wisdom will not bear The earthly weight. This might seemnill, if to material earth Our feet were changed through endless weary years, We might rebellous at privation grow, And care and tears. Now this we know, 'tis but a little while That we may linger in life's shine or shade, When every rising wish born of the earth Shall low be laid. This thought alone should bind with sooth ing bands • The heart oppressed by joy's unequal - rays, And check the grasp and greed of sordid nuinds 'Mid fortune's blaze. We cannot bear one atom from the earth On spirit wings, that wealth ...
WELL SINKING. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 1 February 1878
.WELL Sx'cENIC --In the face of. the scarcity, of:ivater, now appint on'all ] sides, itwillbej a matter of gratificiaon C to lear.ithat wateri good `pure ,water, b: can ;be had by sinking for it. ':Our si townsman, Mr J. FH. Taverner, who has u a selection close to the town boundary C to. the east of the Loddon, and some a half mile-distant from it; commenced y to sink a shaft close to where he pur- s, poses to build his house. After sink- i li ing t4 feet, there' were symptoms of p water, and now that the shaft has been b sunk to 20 feet, the water has come in freely, and at the present time there is six feet of good water, which many h think is as goo.d as rain -water, some h say better. The water is perfectly ii clear, with a slightly blue tinge, and a faint taste, which is to some persons c more palatable than the taste of Tege. table decaying matter, which is found i at present in nearly all the tank water. I All the underground tanks are nowt very nearly empty, which of course...