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Another Bank Defaulter. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
AInother Bank Defaulter. --o Charles Henry ,Watson, tOe manag-r of the Dunkeld blanch` of the Colonial Bank of iAustralasia, was charged on warrant at the City Police Couit on Monday before ir. Panton, P.M., and a bh:nch of maistrate0 with stealing £230, the money of the bank. 'Detective Nixon, who had charge of the ca?, stated that the prisoner surrendered himc?a:. on Saturday night at the detecti:e office r' hearing that a criminal information huad bet sworn against hi n, but he was not prepsrr with the evidence to go on at present. Tire Dunkeld Court was only held once a moltr, and it was therefore desired by Mr. GrernlasWn the general manager of the bank, that the. case should.bo proceeded with in Melbone?c-, as it would be more convenient. Inspector Drought explained that the police would havr no objection to com.ly with the request if the prisoner had none,: and as Watson mc pressed his indifference on the point, he was formally remanded for a week. Bail was allowed (the priso...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
Itwas decided by the Cabinet on W'ediles day (says.the ",Age') togive all the relief possib!e .to. those 'districts famishing 'for water. Arrangements are to be made with the contracior of'the Donald extension for running awater train to that town and thus relieve the immediate wants of the inhabi. tants. :Directions have also been given that the water supplied by the water trains for domestic use ito be given free of charge, ei en if the Government has to purchaoe it. The'enpply is to be kept up until ram falls. Some additional tanks me also to be pro. cured and fixed on to rail~ky trucks in order that a sufficiency of water can be conveyed to those districts "where the famine exists. The water trains are to take precedence of all goods train.-. As regards the mode of distributing the water that matter is entirely in the hands of, the local authorities. Atr Wedderurun?the' supply of water -has also been exlhansted, .:an an application was made yesteiay to the Government for water t...
Water Supply in the Country Districts. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
Water Suply tth 'Coou M essr. IHall, Daw, MColl, O'Callaghan, liees, Miason, and Laendon, M.L.A.'a waited upon ths Minister'of W~ter Supply on Tues day with a view t obtain' some prompt as sistaice for the residents in the oistricts of Wimmera, Kara bara, Mandurang, -Moirs, and Grant, whlo e nowsuffering extremely in consequence of the scarcity of wateri. The Chief Secretary Mr. Ggant, was iii atten dance ?nsing a eTrtion of the proceedings. M.h. Hall informed the Minister that the members present had formed themselvesinto the desputation breare they considered it to l- their duty, to country representatives, to urge the department to render immediate astistatnce to their constituents. The water inmine from wh?ch they were now suffering hat phiccad them in very critical positions, and. ines:muc as the Treasury was now en joviny a season of unexampled prosperity, they thought no time could be to opportune I to urge. the Government to affoid the relief zignired, o Mr. Dow submitted th...
MR. GLADSTONE ON THE LORDS COMMITTEE. London, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
MR. GLADSTONE ON THE LORDS COMMITTEE. London, February 20. On the House of Commons assembling this afternoon, Mr. Gladstone gave'notice that it was his intention to move on Monday next, the 27th inst., " ThAt any in nto the -W-ikTnI-sfgfthd Iti sl-"Fd'An-fcTwo6a e un timely and inopportune: and further, that any attempt to defeat the operation of the act voiid be injurious to the cause of good government in that country." ,The Conser vative meinbers protested against the action of the Minister, and will, it is expected, unnite,in oppoing the motisq in question.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (AUSTRALIAN PRESS AGENCY.) MELBOURNE, MIDNIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (AUSTRtALASi PRSS AqENCY.) 3MELBO IJHNE, Mfmxionr. The election for a member in the assembly for Beoroondara to fill the vacancy caused by the retirement of Mr.' R. M?. Smith who has accepted the Agent Genieralship wans held to-day, and resulted in the return of the Conservative candidate by n inmajority of. 22 the numbers polled being, Walker 785; Taylor 763. The election was conducted in a most orderly manner there being very little excitement until the close of the poll, when numbers' assembled at the principal booths to await the declaration of the poll. An old man named Cook was found guilty at the Criminal Court to-day for the murder of James Bennett Stephens, a bullock driver, at Lang Lang, on the 4th instant, by stabbing him with a butcher's knife, and was remanded for sentence. Eleven convalescent patients were dis charged from quarantine to-day. A young man named John King was sent to Dr. Bulmer, as it was believed he was saf ferin. from small-pox, but...
Warracknabeal Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
Warracknabeal. iaces. The.followingare the weigh~s for the: Cup and Hurdles for the: obve event:-: - st. lb. st. lb. Cracksman. :...101 7 Der Bomeler.:. 8S 9 Cincinella 9 .: 8 121 Free Lance .. 7 12 Sunlight .. 8 0 Duffer ... 9 5 First Light .8 10 AliceGray ... 7 0 Severn .. 7 0 Bryan O'ynn 7 4 Gratis ... 9 7 Vision . ..7 8 SSunshine .. 710 YoiugKingdom6 .6 Sultan ." :;.. 7 4 Maori ' ;.. :6 6 Annie Laurie 8 13 Melrose ... 6 0 Greno .6 10 HUnDLES. . ee st. lb. . . lb. Frenk;:'::..: 10 "2 Sharock... 9 -4 Maroona .. 10 t11 Jersey .. 9 4 Mailman .. 10 8 -Bryan O'Lynn 10 5 Sunshine .....10 4. Diana . .. 9 Goldfinder ...9 10 Misty Mornm 9. 2? Sultan .. 9 .4- Fairy. Queen... 9 4 "-L '-"'' Chloroform 9it. 1Oh. W. +Robertson and P.`Pkillips,Bandicappers. Ayouth sixteen years of age was on ,Mon day fined at SaJdridge for habitual drunken The prisoner John Charles Hayes, late head teacher of the Kilmore State school, found guilty of an indecent assault com-" mitted upon one ofhis pupils, a gir...
MURTOA RACES. Thursday 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
-'MURTOA RACES. - " d (FROM 0oR OWN CoRRuSaPONDsNT.) Thursday 23. i, The above races took place to-day, :and i the weather was all that could be desired. e Theie:was a very large: attendance. :'The fields, as will be seen below, were large and b the rdnninggood. There was great interest f taken in the racing by- the large crowd: of a people present,; the: betting on the different 5 events being brisk, while the inevitable sweeps were largely patronised. Host Kthle, E of.the-Buiandl Month Hotel, attended to the a Bacchanalians, as also to the milder teeto talers ;Mrs.. K. also catered for the occasion in first-class'-style, and, judgiag by the pat ronage that was bestowed upon mine host, he must have been well satisfied with his specelation:' "Messrs. Laxton and Bates sup plied fruits of every description, and seemed to be doing a good trade. On arriving at the course the first thing that took my notice was the vast- improvements that- have been carried out since.the last meetino,the...
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. THE AUSTRALIAN EXHIBITION. London, Feb. 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (FAO] THE DAILY PAPERS.) THE -AUSTRALIAN EXHIBIT1iON. London, Feb. 21. " Thelfinal meeting of the London commis sion for the exhibitions recently held in Sydney and Melbourne took place yesterday, with His :Royal ,Highness the Prince of "Vals, the'president ý! the commission, in thechair.k.K.!]J 1 His Royal Highness, in a speech which he made on the occasion, expressed his gratifi cation at the marked success which had attended the holding of the two exhibitions in Sydney and Melbourne in successive years, and said that the commercial, social, and general interests of the colonies had greatly benefited and been vastly furthered by the international competitions which had taken place, and the holding of the exhibi tions in the principal cities of Australia had further strengthened the bonds uniting England and her colonies.
NURRABIEL. Feburary 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
NURRABIEL. ------- (IROx OUR OWN C6ERESPO n 1) Fbcurary 2 Ophthalmia hassmade its appearace this district, and a number of children arc suffering therefrom. On Monday Mr. M. H.amroath drove over to a neighbour's house in hies baggy, tying the horse by the reins, but, being irritated 19 the flies, be shook off his bridle and bolted into a paddock, which w:.s thickly studd?l with stumps, and these coming in conat literally smashed the burgy to atoms. 1"I horse, which was caught with some diflcn!ty, did not sustain m.ch injury. .Therabbits-arestill tihe cry with almEa every one you meet, and it is evident tht they are very bhad, hut there are many com plaining of them who are taking no steps to rid their selections of the peet. So dilatory in some respects are the farmers in thi matter, thatif the inspector should call on me I should feel it to be my duty to lay tl:ee facts before him. In my opinion now is the time to strike the blow, and, from whatI have seen to-day, I am convinced th...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE RABBIT PLAGUE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HORSHAM TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
CORRESPONDENCE. ': ·-0- TUE RABBIT PLAtItJB TO.EE DITOR Or TE nOflOIia rn . Sm,Scnme time ago we noticed a ment in your columns to the erect that , ipooning operations carried on by thCe verument had done a great nmonnt eat in the Csannum district, butas you inoeio4"i statement in a half doub'ing way we A-g coufirm it, and to further sny thatalth much remains to bedone,the re[ortunoua how you got it, is perfectly correct aidwe, lieve thatif .asmuch were done this yeo fabbitplagune wouldhave no terrors for us years to come. -Yours etc., W. 'H, .PWxe lrman,. aonv TIo nsr , Pumrnosr, W . lRiaso. Jonys 3Do Dv-MJ'DoNALDo- OsrauLue ltRwIuzE
The Drought in Central Australia. Wilcannia, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
The Drought in Central Australia, -o Wilcannia, Wednesday. No rain has.yet fallen, and the feed for stock has runýiUt o'n the travelling routes. The Booligal, Mount Browne, and Barrier tracks are practidally closed for travelling stock. Flockowners have as yet suffered little loss on their -runs, .though many are obliigaedto rb-ingtheir sheep to the rive. fronitages for water. On the Barriers, Adelaide, no drier season has been exterienced for several years. Several wells never,, before dry have now failed. .Teams-doitinue to pass there frr m Terowie, South Australia, for the diggings and stations in that locality. Many of the bullocks and horses leave their careases e the road, but. the loads still reach their destination. A few days ago a man named Meehan, a blakosinih, "narrowly escaped death from thirst. In taking a short cut from Bandrs well to the Barriers, 30 mil.s ditatt. the water in his bag gave way, and he tried to to make to Thackariuga.....On his w. he be came delirious...
CANNUM. February 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 24 February 1882
CANNUM. (FRos OUR OWN CORRESPONDEX.) February 23. The scarcity of water is becoming a serious matter with all at the pres at time, end a general downpour of rain would be hailed with delight. A public meeting was helel in the Werrigar State school last night, which was well attended, MrJ. Milbourne being in the chair. A strong petition was drawn out urging th? shire council to clear out the old dam at \Verrigr. Ther is a new dam at this place which has a supply of water now, but not sufficient for the great demand uponit. Un fortunately some persons, who do net cars for the'protection of the dam, wantonly break down the fence, thereby allowing cattle tl destroy the edges of the dam. I think it is time that an example wds made of such per sTohere is to be a public picniein conncetio with the Cannum Sabbath School on Monday;, 6thMiareh,when a large gathe.ingisexpetedo On Sunday, the 5th, the Rev. Mr. Losw will preich morning and evening at Cannum. On Monday, immediately after the picn...
MURTOA. February 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Horsham Times — 28 February 1882
MURTOA. (From oar own Corre.spondent.) Pebruary o. Our Marteo race meeting came to . a?. elusion on Friday, the atten lance or large, but vrey good after the extraorudi.rr, .mster of the previous day. The first er.-,~ to 'come off was the tilting in the ri.1, tournament, for whichlere were eio?e entries, viz, Messra. Cass, Dwyer, J. L.,rii son, Bacehus, Jessell, Bertram, Ph.illip. : Chatfield. Mlr. Bacchus secured first l,-z; having" scored eight rings out of tot,. Jeasell, Davidson, and Chatteld each s..r., seven; the three last named then wen: f..r the other prizes which resulted in M3Ir D..rs,l son gaining secoud, with CIhatfied tld the prize money being £7, £2, an £L For the Hack Race Mr. T. Kirby's :, buck took first prize with Mr. Dwor' Flying Scel second; there were tro o:.e starters for this event. Four came to t~he seratch for the Trot ing Race, viz., 3V.; Bunge, Field, Muller, and Jenki,,. Bange's proved too good for the rest of tza company with Field's second. Tlis brou:h...