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ENGLANDS BLACK-BOOK FOR 1877. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
ENGLANDS BLACK-BOOK FOR 1877. The appearance of the aunual return of the criminal statistics of England and Wales affords an opportunity for ' taking stock' of the moral state of the nation. In the number of the criminal classes at large and known to tlie police, as well as in the number of houses of bad character, the returns for last year show a decrease as compared with those for the previous twelve months. On the other hand, a further increase appears in the number of indictable offences reported by the police, and though there Ls shown to be a slight decrease in the number of persons await ing trial at sessions or assizes, as well as of those summarily proceeded against, in the commitments to prison there was a considerable augmentation. The criminal classes, under which category are included known thieves and depredators, receivers of stolen goods, and suspected persons, constitute a formidable army of 40,860 individuals, of whom 5,588, or more than one-sixth, are under sixtee...
THE FEAR OF DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
THE FEAR OF DEATH. Weariness of mere existence is a ) heavy, and probably a very common, secret burden ; one which makes the thought of annihilation more attractive to some of us than any celestial visions, i Those who suffer from it would not welcome the brightest prospects of heaven, unless they could hope first for a ' long and dreamless sleep ' in which to wash off the travel-stains of the past. This is a feeling which is probably most common in youth or old age, when the ties to life are fewer than they are in its prime, and when the past or the future may well look almost intolerably long to the wearied imagination. It may be that in the miserable experience of some sufferers this deep weariness of life may not exclude the fear of death ; but so ter rible a combination can scarcely be either common or lasting. Probably the normal state of things is that in which some degree of fear, or at least of reluctance, exists as a pure instinct ; rising and falling with physical causes,...
VICTORIA RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
VICTORIA RACING CLUB. The following are the weights for the Aus tralian Cup and Newmarket Handicap, to bo decided at the autumn meeting of the Vic torian llaciug Club : — AUSTRALIAN CLT. Mr. C. M. Lloyd's b h Sulvellor, 4 yrs., 8st 10) b K. Jelletts br h Richmond, 0 yrs, 8st 101b M. Louehliu'a b g Lord Uarr-', aged, 8st 01b A. ChlriiBlilo's br It NcwiniiiBter, 6 yrs, 8st 7lb A. Snqui'a I) h Aconite, 6 yrs, 8at 3)b L. Walker's ch h Trump Card, 4 yrs, Sst 21b K. A. Jolmson-Uoc'8 br c Wellington, 8 yrs, 8st ?A. K. Finlay'g bl h Tocal, 6 yra, 7st 121b «S. Bradbury's b g Uurwood, aped, 7st 121b K. A. Johnson-lioe's ch h ColumbuB, 0 yrs, 7st lllh It. Walker's ch h Lo Loup, 4 yrs, 7st 101b K. Jelletts h c BoBworth, 3 yrs, 7st 101b H. Power's bl or ro (r Sa\unaka, 4 yrs, 7et 101b T. Jordan's br h I/ocklcy's, 4 yrs, 7st 81b \V. Hroxvn'8 bl c Rapidity, 4 yrs, 7et 71b P. C. Goydcr's b h Sussex, 4 yrs, 7st Clb J. Paterson'd ch c Warlock, 8 yrs, 7st 01b J. Latin's br li Spark, 0 yrs, 7st 61b A. ...
PASTORAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
PASTORAL NOTES. The following are the truckings from North AVagga aud Juuee, from 28tli Jauuary to 7th February : — Junee, Jauuarj' 28th : 1580 fat wethers, from Mr. Devlin's Deepwater statiou, to Messrs. Maiden, Hill, and Clarke, HomebuBh, F. Bye iu charge. Messrs. Hand and Tompson, agents. February 2nd : 2586 fat wethers (Mr. J. Perms') to Brunker. Wolfe, and Badgery, ETomebueh, \V. V. Sissons iu charge ; these were a very fine lot sheep, judging from the stock leaving this district, and should top, the market. North Wagga, February 4th : 1143 fat wethers, Mr. F. Jenkins , Buckicghoug, to , Messrs. Maiden, Hill, and Clark, Homebush, | M. Fennell in charge. February 5th : 96 i fat lambs, from Mr. Wilson, Pomiugalarna, I to Messrs. Harrison, Jones, and Devlin, Syd ney, Mr. Heuderson in charge. Mr. W. J. Lyne, of the Yauko, has sold 1000 six-tooth ewes to Messrs. J. J. and W. M'Nickle, of Euuonyliareenyha. Messrs. Band and Tompson (in conjunction with T. F. Waller and Co.), agents. -...
LAND NOTES. COMING LAND SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
LAND NOTES. COMING LAND SALES. Alliury . . . . Feb. 14 ; Miireh 12. Cootmuuudra . . Mnrcli 12. Corowa . . . . Feb. 14 ; March 5, 12. Deniliquin . . Feb. 14, 24, 25, 20 : March 1*2. Hay .. .. Feb. 14, 26, 25 ; Mar. 10, 11, 12. Narandera . . Feb. 20 ; March 12. Urana . . Feb. 20 ; March 5. Waajga Wataru. . Feb. 20 ; March 5, 12. AVaooa Land Office.— No selections were taken up on Thursday. Saie of Fokbbt Resbrvk Licexsek.— Block licenses for tluve years, to cut- and remorc timber on Ganmain No. 2 Forest Reserve, will be submitted to auction by the land agent, at the Court House, Wairjra Wainra, at 11 o'clock a.ui., on Monday, Feb. 17 : Block No. 1, upset annual licensc fee £47 10s., county Bourke, parishes Kuckibitoo and Ganuinn, about 4jfsq. miles, forms part of Ganmain ferest reserve No. 2, notified ns reserve No. 1251, August 22, 1877 ; block No. 2, county Bourke, parish Ganmain, about 4^sq. uiilcs, forms iiart of Ganmain Forest Reserve, No. 2, notified as reserve No. 1251, Awrust ...
POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, AND WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4 AND 5. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr. L. A. Foshbery J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
POLICE COURT. Tl icsijav, and Wecnt.siiav, Fkii. 4 amj ?'-. [Before the Police Magistrate and Mr. L. A. Fosbery J.P.) iSlir.r.l'-s i KAl.] m ;. — Robert Harris appeared oil summons to answcrachargeof stealing certain sheep, the property of Mr. John Donnelly, of Beramluila. Mr. Willans, instructed by the Stock Stealing Prevention Association, ap peared for the prosecutor, and Mr. Fitz hardinge for the defendant, who pleaded not 'oiiltj'. .Matthew Flan»a:/an denosed that he was acting as shed overseer for Mr. Uonnelly of lier.-uiiliiil.'t, and had been so acting since November last, and had been working amongst sheep for 14 or 15 years. He re collected when the last shearing took place ; it commcucod aliout the 10th October last, aud finished iu November ; be had the man agement of the lambs after they were shorn ; the lambs were ear-marked before shearing ; the wether lambs were marked with a half half-penny notch iu the right ear, and the ewe lambs were marked on the left ear with t...
CRICKET MATCH. N.S.W. ELEVEN V. ENGLISH ELEVEN Friday. 2.20 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
CRICKET MATCH. N.S. VV. Kleven r. Exumsu Eu;vi-n. Friday, 2.20 n.ni. Tlie Englishmen went first to the wickets. None out, and 100 up. Hornby 4!), Lucas 4S. 7.30 p.m. Englishmen, first innings, 2G7. Sydney, two out, fill. S. 30 p. tn. The following are the complete scores ill the match: — Lord Harris, b Evans, 41: Absalom, b l^vans, G ; Hornby, b Npi iHurl ll, 67 : Lnoas, b Spoffoith, .)1 : J Vim, c M -ssie, b Spoflbrth, 13 ; lioyle, c and b Evans, 6 ; Scliultz, c and li Evans, ; Wcbbe, b Evans, 0; Eminctt, e Evans, b Spntiorth, 0; Ulyctt, e Evans, b Spoflbrth. oo ; Hone (not out), 4; sundries. 10. Sydney : Thompson, c Lucas, b Eininett, 3 ; A. Bannerman. e Rovle, b Ulyett, 10: Murdoch (not out), 2G ; Massie (not out), -- : sundries, 3.
MELBOURNE. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
MELBOURNE. Thuivdav. The heat to-day was intense. The ther mometer registered over 100' ill (lie shade. Bush fires are raging throughout- the country, and are doing considerable damage. Friday. Terrible hush tires are raging near Colae. A family named Tnrnbull were suddenly overwhelmed. 1 lie mother and five children were bnrncd to death, and the remainder of the family dreadfully injured. A number of selectors are mined ; the land aud home steads have been cleared of overthing. The files are still racing fiercely, devouring every thing iu their course Messrs. Hastings, Cuningham, and Co. report : 'old to-day 500 bales wool, prices generally easier, but any above medium quality firm. Greasy to 12fd, scoured 19 )d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
AYOUNi; LADY is rtesiious of obtain ing Pupils for Music. Address, i ' Mi'suv Post Office, Wagga. 11 WANTED, Two Goon Axemf.k for .Survey party. Apply, Commercial | Hotel. 11 WANTED, a Houskmaid ; also, an Emieri.y Woman, to look after j children. Apply to W.m. Bbowt., Masons' j Amis Hotel, Fitzmaurice-st. Ik WANTED, a Marmeu Coui'lk. Man to milk, cook, chop wood, &o. ; wife j to attend to the house, and wait at tahle. Persons with children need not enquire. Apply 011 the station, or by letter (stating last employers), to Hv. YVaurh, manager, Bencrenibah. 11 WAGGA AND ALBURY JiAILWAV COXTKACT. Tenders Wanted for large quantity of Fencing, at Wagga and. Apply, Cornwell, JIlX.S'liR, AND Co. k-j WAGGA AVAGGA AND ALBUEY RAILWAY. To Brickmakers. Wanted, a large quantity of Bricks. Highest price given. Apply, Cornwell, Mixnee, and Co., No. 11 Camp. ks WAGGA WAGGA AND ALBUKY RAILWAY. To Woodcutters. | WANTED to CUT and DELIVKll, | FIREWOOD at ter Cokd, for Brick kiln. Apply, CORNWE...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Sale of Postace Stamps at Newtown. — We learn that Mr. S. E. W. Ohlsun, Royal Hotel, has been licensed to sell postage stamps for Newtown. Busn Fire. — A Imsh lire broke on? at Mr. Nixon's, Gregadoo, oil Thursday last, close to tne Homestead, near a point where three lines of fencing meet. It was discovered shortly after breaking out, and was soon not under, but unfortunately not until nearly three-quarters of a mile of fencing were destroyed. Fatal Occurrence at W'uou.KKcun.'ii. — A terrible accident occurred at Mr. John King's Woollengough station on Wednesday night, by whieh a man named Clifford, employed there, lost his life. Clifford went ou^hootiug early on the morning in question and on returning to the hut. left the gun there empty He subsequently went to his usnal work on the station, and returned iu the ereuiug. While he was away the cook charged the gun for the purpose .if shooting a crow, and afterwards left the M'eapon. loaded, where he had taken it ...
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
I'm oa v, Kejujcakv 7. (Before the Police Magistrate.) Destitute Children. — Ann Jane (15 years), Janet (14 years), and Ellen Jackson (9 years), and John Harding (7 years), were brought up charged with Iteinn destitute. The children, who, it appeared, had been deserted by a man named Harding, stepfather of the girls, and father of the boy, were found on the road side between North Wagga aud tlie terminus in an old tent without any means of living beyond that furnished by the generosity of neighbours. They were in a dirty ;md neglected state, aud the Bench, on bearing the constable's statement as to the man Harding, issued a summons against him on a charsre of deserting (he boy. Master and Skkv ants' Act Offence.— Heury Fox appeared oil summotis to answer the complaint of Edward Charles Pearson, that lie had persuaded by words or other means a servant to violate his verbal agree ment. Mr. Fitzhardiuge appeared for the complainant, and Mr. Garland for defendant, The complainant had en...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
Tu i: rabbit question li:us asuumed pro ])ortions in Victoria which entitle it to rank with the 'iron band' or the Kei.i.y scare. The interesting little quadrupeds always possessed a thorough appreciation of the scriptural recom mendation to increase and multiply, and certainly followed multiplication as their favourite rule. But whatever their earlier reputation in this respect, they evidently determined, upon their introduction into Victoria, to prove themselves worthy of it, and at once redoubled their previous eft'orts in the cause of colonisation. Patriarchal bucks, grown even greyer than nature originally coloured them, become re juvenated under the Australian sun, and, smiling rabbit-smiles, at the en tiniicu to their burrows, congratulated each other on the extent and intricacies of their family-trees, and then wound up the evening by complacently spoon ing with the most fascinating does of the warren. Aud thus it was that the rabbit at Jirst rather admired than otherwise, b...
SYDNEY. Friday, 2.33 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
SYDNEY. Friday, 2.33 p. in. In the Assembly last niglit uo quorum was present. Tlie Upper House passed tlie second reading of the Sinall Debts Extension Bill. The City of Syduey Improvement Bill was referred to a select committee. The Fort Darwin telegraph line is agaiu interrupted to tlie north of Daly waters. The steamship Lusitania sails for London to-day with 150 passengers aud a full cargo. Considerable interest is taken iu the cricket match to-day. The Sydney team are the favourites. Weather splendid. An open session of the Wesleyan Con ference will ha held to.night, the representa tives of other churches being invited. The operations in the exhibition grounds arc proceeding with increasing activity ; all the machinery and works are now iu full swing. Satisfactory reports are arriving from the Nelson diggings, near Bega. The annual meeting of the Bathurst Jockey Club is fixed for the 20th and 21st March. The wool sales yesterday were exceedingly dull; infeiior lots only offere...
TELEGRAPHIC. LONDON, February. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
TELEGRAPHIC. LONDON, Felruarv 3. Oxe hundred aud liity Austrian exhibitors have applied for a large amount of space at the Sydney 1 uteruational Exhibition. February 4. The Board of Trade lias undertaken to arrange for the conveyance of works of art to the Syduey International Exhibition. February C. Lord Loftus, late British Ainbassdor at St. l'etersburgh, is appointed Governor of New South Wales, British troops have defeated the Zulu tribes with great loss. Lord Duti'erin succeeds Lord Loftus.
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE REPORT. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE B3SPOUT. I Wednesday, Fkciu'aky 5. | Messrs. Hastinos, Cuningiiam and Co. rejwrt :— ! Wool: Market fairly active at last quotations, but ! there remains but a small portion of. the season's pro duce to offer. Sheepskins at lastwoek's prices, at I which we have dis|»osed of the usual supply, viz., ! butchers* pelts Is to ls9d, lambskins 9d to Is (id each, - drvsklns3|dtoCd|-er lb. Hides: Unaltered market. I Butchers* green ok selling from 13s to 22s each, cow ' tlld to 2^d per lb., saltfid Victorian ^d to 3d per lb., 1 New Zealand -uominal) kips and calfskinsSd to2gd ]-er j ib. Tallow : Owners have acceded to the low prices i now ruling, and we have placed a full catalogue at i following prices, rtz., mutton £27 to £29, beef £25 to , 10s, mixed £20 to £20 per ton. I Messrs. R. Goldsbrouqh and Co. rc|-ort Wool : : We did not hold au auction sale this week, but shall j offer a full catalogue on Monday next, the 10th Inst. The quantity ooming forward is very li...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
— ? ? , MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK AIAllKET \ Wednesday, Fbbkiaky 5. Fat Cattle. — 107S forward, the greater proportion second and middling Prime and good in demand, and prices for such advanced from 15s to 20s per head ; middling sorts also slightly better. Prime bullocks, £8 to £0 ; good do., from £G 10s to £7 10s ; best cows, from £5 to £5 10s ; second do,, from £3 10s to £4 10s. Messrs. Dal. Cami*hkll and Co. sold a draft of bullocks for J. W. Uagati. Messrs. John Gko. Docgiiakty and Co. sold 43 bullocks and cows for D. Callau, to £8 ; 30 do. lor Aiessrs. lioiion una ncrncy, £5 js ; joun. tot 22. Fanning, to Lb 12s 5d : 14 do. aud cows for H. M'Dougall, to £ti 12s Od. Messrs. King and Ci'XIXgiiam have sold 17 bullocks for Messrs. Macalister aud Du Moulin, to £0 5s ; 14 bullocks and cows for W. Lyall, to £6 12eCd,a\craging £0, cows averaging £4 13s Od ; 8 bullocks for Mr. H. Slacfarlanc, to £7 10s. Messrs. Powkiis, Ritijkhfo(id and 'Jo. sold 00 for Meters. C. and A. Finlay, bullocks av...
SANDHURST LIVE STOCK MARKET. TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 4. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
SANDHURST LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tiksday, Fkbiuaky 4. 1'at Cattle —538 yarded. Not more than one-half suited to the trade, the remainder inferior beef to stores. Messrs. Powkks, Ritiikukoui) and Co. sold SO head for Mcssi's. T. King, D. Grant, Mnkidiau, and others, bullocks, £4 to £7. cows £8 10s to £0. Fat Sheep. — 5S20 penned. More than one-half stores. Messrs. Powrrs, Ritiikbkord and Co. sold 8SS wethers and ewes for Messrs. R. Moffat, Pollock and Ellis, W. und H, M'Kay, Field, and otlicre, to top ratcy.
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 February 1879
BALLAKAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. Wednksday, Frbruary 5. Fat Cattle.— 20S yarded, princijially medium, the only good lot forward being Mr. Calvert's IC's. There was a good attendance of buyers, best pens 10s to 15s higher. Messrs. Fz»Kt.vand Gibson sold 53 head for Messrs. Geddes, M'Pberson, Hamilton, Roach, Cant well, and others' to £0 5s. Fat Sheep.-- 7140 yarded, the smallest supply for many weeks. A fair proportion good to prime, the balance medium to jfood-couditionod. There was a full attendance, and sales throughout were much more brisk, at priecs ranging from Od to Isnbovc last week's r.ites. Messrs. Pushes and Gibkox sold 077 ewes and wethers for T. Ellwood, to 13s : 2tS0 en.»ssbrcd wethers for P. Cantwell, to lis ; 18U erossbred wethers for E. Barker, to 10s 1 174 crossbred ewes for R. M'Dowoll, to 10s ; 320 merino wethers for Mr. Ilucker, to 7s. Store Sheep.— An active demand for good merino wethers, as also for ew es in lamb. Messrs FisKEXaud Gibson sold 2500 merino wethers, n...