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AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, February 16. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
AUSTRALIAN 7TELEGRAMS. .UVTRALIAN ASSOCIATED FRESS TILEGRAMI, LATEST INTELL?:ENCE. * MELBOURNF?Fbrnary 16. The Royal Mail Steamer.Assam left Galle for Australia on the '?ight of the 10th inst;,.and the Bangalore arrived at Galle on the 15th. The National Reform League and the Victorian Protection League hate been united. A woman named Webster, wife of a gatekeeper on the Sandhurst and. Ingle wood line was knocked down by one of the engines to-day and killed. Mr. Mimday has been elected secretary to the coursing club. The Rev. Thomas Jones, the new pastor of the Collins-street Congrega. tional Church, leaves England for Mel bourne by the Northumberland in March. John Cuddy, the Colonial Bank official, was brought up again to-day on another charge but was acquitted. The City of Sydney arrived at San Francisco with the mails on the 10th inst. The Port Darwin telegraph line is interrupted north of Port Augusta. Showers set in this evening.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
Drapery, &c. HALL OF COMMERCE, CAMPERDO\WN. J. I. R OBINSON, Having completed his SPRING & SUMMER b PITHCH ASES IN' TIE MELBOUR1NE MARKETS, Begs to announce that they are now to hand, embracing all the NOVELTIES OF TBE BEAUON And forming the LARGEST STOCK IN THE DISTRICT. In addition to the above, J. H. R., when recently in Melbourne, procured a very choice lot of SPECIAL GOODS, Which cannot fail to suit those who have not visited the Metropolis this Spring. Amosgst the SPRING & SUMMER GOODS, The following will be found of Special Value : Drosses, &c. Black, Gros Grain, and Plain Arabian Glace Lus Glacd Silk tres Japanese Silks, Is 3d up- Diagonal do. ,, wards Plain Silk Warp do. Brochi Norwich Poplins Brochb do. do. China Silk Stripe Melanges Colored Batiste, plain Black Figured. Matalassee Lace Stripe do., printed Black, White and Colored Satin Stripe do., white Torquois French Printed Muslins Do. do. do. Sairsnets Striped, Figured, and Do. do. do. ...
ARARAT TURF CLUB. ARARAT, February 15. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
ARARAT TURF CLUB. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. ARARAT, February 15. The annual meeting in connection with the above club came offto-day. The attendance was only moderate, but the racing was good and the entries numerous. The following are the results: IMAIDEN PLATE. Mr. Tozer's Old Times ... ... 1 DMr. Hood's Barraconta .. ... 2 Mr. Howie's Nobility ... ... 3 Seven horses started. SELLING HURDLE RACE. Mr. W. Trainer's Fusileer ... 1 Mr. J. Redfern's Modesty ... 2 1Mr. Farrell's Young Ferrymaid 3 Five started. Won tolerably easy. AIARAT CUP. Mr. D. M'Donald's Lion ... 1 Mr. W. Hood's Britomart ... 2 Mr. T. Sanderson's Lena ... 3 Eleven faced the starter. Prosper cut out the running, with the others in a bunch fol lowing. About half way round the second time-Lion forged ahead at a great pace, in creasinghis lead almost to a distance. Brito mart came through the ruck, and a good race for second honors took place. Lion cantered in an easy winner by 10 or a dozen lengths. GRAND STAND STAKES. M...
GEELONG STATION PRODUCE MARKET. GEELONG, February 13. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
GEELONG STATION PRODUCE MARKET, GEELoGN, February 13. Ilears. George Synnot and Co. report: Wool.- We offered 20 bales to-day, principally odd ments of clips already sold. Biddings were brisk, and prices ruled about the same as last week. Sheepskins -We had a large supply, upwards of 10,000. The attendance was good, but although competition was brisk, prices were a trifle lower than last sale. We effected a clearance of all but two lots, as follows: Best pelts, 15d to 20d eachi; medium ditto, sd to 121d each; inferior ditto, 2d to 6d each ; station skins, 4d to 61d per pound, lambskins, 12d to 30d each. Hides We had a good supply to-day, and cleared all out at last quotations. Wet salted, 33d to 41d per pound ; good-conditioned ditto, 4}d to 51d per pound; calf skins, 4d to 41d per pound. Tallow-There is a very good demand at present, and all coming forward is taken up eagerly at firm rates. Since last report, we have sold, by auction and privately, 157 pipes. Mutton brought L35 to ...
THE STRUGGLING SELECTORS AT THE WIMMERA. THE £100,000 PROPOSAL. THURSDAY'S ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
THE STBUGGLIN; SELEC2tORS AT THE WIMMERA. THE £100,000 PROPOSAL. FHURSDAYX ARGUS. " According tb the Wimmer.sStar, a movement is on foot for the purpose of assisting the selectors in its district in their preisent sttaiti. The lengthened drought from which this colony has been suffering has no doubt brought many of these men to the verge of ruin, and toppled others over the edge., , It will be remembered that when land was taken up in this directionisome time ago, those who knew the country well prognosticatcd that the selectors would assurredly be put to suffering and loss at some time or other, but their warnings were either dislegarded or treated as the interested statements of men who look upon the advent of an agricultural population irith anything but favour. A succession of wet years gave colour to the contention that no part of the country was better suited to settlement, and it only requiled the pro duction of some wonderful corn plants.in the Legislative Assembly, the ears...
DESTRUCTION OF FISH AND BIRDS BY THE STORM. YESTERDAY'S DAILY TELEGRAPH. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
DESTRUCTION OF FISH AND BIRDS BY THE STORM. YESTERDAY'S DAILY TELEGRAPH. Throughout the whole of Thursday the banks of the River Yarra presented quite a novel appearance, being. occupied on either side by numbers of men and boys, who were busily engaged in catching eels and other fish, which were floating down the siream in a helpless condition. Sticks, baskets,. nets, pans, cradles, and even stones were in great demand,- and were effectually used in bringing to land hun dreds of eels, trout, and goldfish, which could be seen in large numbers rising to the surface of the water, and gasping for air. The fish, which had a sickly ap pearance, were caught in shoals, and hawked about the city during the day. The eels were of a size seldom caught in the river, some of them weighing 71b. or 81b., and it would be well for housewives to be cautious in making use of them for food, as many of them were taken out of the liver dead, several Chinamen in par ticular being noticed collecting them i...
MESSRS. STEVENSON AND SONS AND THE CUSTOMS. THURSDAY'S ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
.E$SS. STEVENSON AND SONS I AND THE CUSTOMS. THURSDAY'8 ARGUS. We mentioned in yesterday's itsuie the determination arrived at by the firm of Messrs. L. Stevensbn and Sons nbt to continue the actions instituted by them n against the Government, and ftirther a stated that they had, in defence of the t reputation of their firm, submitted to d certain leading members of the mercan tile community satisfactory evidence that t the charge of fraudulent evasion of duty were unfounded. We may state that we have been afforded the opportunity of ex- iy amining the books of the firm, and also k the original invoices br the goods in ques- t tion. It will be reinembered that two ai charges were brought by the Customs b against Mr. George Stevensoh, one of o evading the duty on a bale of flannels, r the other of evading duty on a caue of gloves. At the trial in the Police b Court Mr. O'Loghlen averied, on the faith of the information given by Trowell, that this flannel (a cricketing flannel) was ,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
Conveyanees. COBB AD CO.'S WESTiWERN TEiLE. SGRAPHrLIINE.. CAMPERDOWN :AND "WINCHESLEA. AT-COACr le coonnecionwitiairraa err' 1«. ain[tl Coancheh from Beltl'pei thro wth Camper " id Fridaym " 11p.m." refching W bchelse at train leaving for Gle.o ?og, at. p.m. ' iie' "Win chelsea onatrival of train froim Geelong at 1i.5 %n., dn at Coibht:139pAi,; d*tm Campa nat 8 p.m. Colac to Winchelse . . RETNIGHT MA IL CO.CHE Zelfast to Goelong rut Canperdown. Mali CoachesfromBelbt pass throuh Camper down on Monday, Tuesdays, WIednays, Thursdays, and' Fridays 'at'" l1p.s. reaching `Wincbelsea at "On Sundays leave.Caimpsrdown at1 p m. roeacing Win chelasiaat 8p us - .m .+ RETURN~ MAIL COACHES Leave, Whiebb5 Moe y Teesday Wednesday, / Thursday, and Friday at 11.30 p.m., arriving at Cam-' pik dowli at 5:45 am. ,.On taimday laves Wincilseaat 5 a.m., arriving at tispeAowa atU.gD. .a. ,,, ? 13RicaN LLE TO * ;ORTLARE" HE;I C O A `AMUT PENSHVRST, -·: :: . .T.?T l ;TO . MOUNT GAMEi!,R ANI D ADELAIDE' tu PE...
MARKETS MELBOURNE WOOL, TALLOW, AND HIDE MARKET. MELBOURNE, February 14. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
MARKETS MELBOURNE WOOL, TALLOW, AND HIDE MARKET. MELBOURNE, February 14. Messrs. R. ( Goldsbrouglh and Co. report z Wool-We catalogued 1476 bales, and had a full at tendance of buyers, with brisk competition. Prices were quite up to late rates, and in some instances an ,advance was obtained. We sold 1149 bales, in addi * tion to which we have sold 493 bales by private con. -tract during last week, making 1642 bales disposed of. Inferior to good greasy ranged from 7d to 12d.; acoured fleece, Is 5d. to Is 10d.; scoured pieces, is. 3d. to is. 6d.; and inferior to good average fleece, is 3d to is 6d per lb. Sheepskins.-The prices obtained at our sales were satisfactory, and a full supply was dis posed of. Dry Skins and Pelts form the chief item in the market, full-woolled skins being very scarce at this season of the year. We quote-Pelts, from 6d to 4d each; dry skins, from 3d to 6id per lb; full woolled skins, up to 5s 4d each. Hides-All descrip tions receive fair attention, and the pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
ELECTION FOR RIPON & HAMPDEN. MR. THOMAS SHAW be Will Address the lectors s IN THE XZECEANICS' AALL, CAMPERDOWN, On Thursday, the 22nd inst. At Half-past Seven O'clock, p.m. T. HANCOCK, solicitor, Proctor, and Co, vysaca MURRAY-STREEr, COLAC. Attendance on Mondays, Wednesdays b a and Fridays. o e MEDICAL -NOTICE. SR. PETTIGREW intimates that he e will visit Cobden every Tuesday .e morning, and will receive patients at Mr. Brown's, Chemist, from half-past ten to t twelve o'clock. DR. PETTIGREW, PHYSICIAN, SURGEON, AND P PUBLIC VACCINATOR, C- CHUR JH STREET, CAMPERDOWN. r_ n- Home for Consultation-Morning, from s. 9 to 10.30; Evening. from 6 to 8. id Xi1 VAST DRAPERY SALE. c be To Realise to the late William Bright's interest in of :e, the firm of ke BRIGHT & HITCHCOCKS, 0- GEELONG. er er The Whole of their is ire MAGNIFICENT STOCK OF rOj LINEN DRAPERY tey WOOLLENS >1 BLANKETS & FLANNELS ii LMEN'S & BOY'S CLOTHINGI MILLINERY FANCY GOODS 311 FURN.SHIN...
The Chronicle. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 17 February 1877
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1877. Is confirmation of the opinions we ex pressed on Tuesday last as to the in expediency and unadvisability of any attempts at the formation of a company to raise £100,000 to assist the struggling selectors in the Wimmera district to tide over their present diffi culties, we take the following from Thursday's Argus:-" No association of capitalists will advance money with out security, and of this licensees have none to offer. Lessees, on the other hand, can give a lien over their pro perty, subject to certain conditions, and it is not plain what advantages they would secure by dealing with the ' capi- talists in Melbourne and elsewhere,' who have been 'sounded,' that they could not now obtain from any ordinary money-lender." This sound common sense view of the subject, by our re spected Melbourne contemporary, does not, however, commend itself to the approval of the Hamilton Spectator, which says:-" The proposal that has been made to establish a company in ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 17. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 20 February 1877
SOUTH AUSTRALL. ADELAIDE, February 17. Mr. Blyth's appointment has given general satisfaction. The Governmeut have decided to com. mence immediately building the western wing and front of the new Parliament House, including an Assembly Chamber. This is expected to cost £30,000. Five hundred National Bank shares, of the Adelaide register, have been sold at £7 16s each. A meeting of the creditors of Messrs. Lake and Reynolds, timber merchauts, has been called. Wheat is steady at 6s 44 to 6s 5d.
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, February 19. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 20 February 1877
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYrsDa, February 19. The Assembly has negatived the bill pro. viding for the strict closing of publichonses on Sundays. The government is negotiating with the New Zealand and Pacific Mail Company for an alteration in the mail contract. The Commercial Bank at Coolah was robbed last night by three masked men, who preruted revolvers at the manager, and forced nim to produce the key of the safe. A sum of £900 was taken. At the adjoining store, six persons were fastened and guarded, and £20 taken. There is as yet no else to the perpetrators. SYDvWY, February IS. A man named Twight was poisoned on Saturday by strychnine. It is supposed to be a case of suicide. The heat continnes, and several deaths by sustroke have occurred in the country,
AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, February 19. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 20 February 1877
A USTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. USTRALIA4 ASSOCIATED PRES8 TILEGRLAM, LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, February 19. Mr. Samuel Ramsden, the well-known miller, died early this morning, after a long and painful illness. At the Criminal Court to-day a man named Phillip Mahon was found guilty of an assault with intent, and was sen tenced to five years' imprisonment with hard lbhor and three floggings of twenty lashes each. The ship Sobraon left to-day for Lon. don. The Rev. G. Daniels was a pas senger, Sir Willlam Gregory was entertained at a dinner to-night by the Melbourne Club. He intends leaving for Sydney this week. A meeting of creditors has been called for to-mornow in the estate of T. G. Cue, storekeeper, of Casterton. Liabilities, £14,000. Two other small country in solvencies are also announced.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 20 February 1877
Special Advertisements. MEDICAL NOTICE. D R. PETTIGREW intimates that he will visit Cobden every Tuesday morning, and will receive patients at Mr. Brown's, Chemist, from half-past ten to twelve o'clock. DR. PETTIGREW, PHYSICIAN, SURGEON, AND PUBLIC VACCINATOR, CHIUR2H STREET, CAMPERDOWN. Home for Consultation-Morning, from 9 to 109.30; Evening, from 6 to 8. IR. KIN OTT, SOLICITOR, H AS COMMENCED PRACTICE at Camperdown, and may be consulted daily at his office, Leura-street. Mr. Knott will also attend at Terang and Mortlake on the usual court days. T. IIANCOCK, Solicitor, Proctor, and Coeveyancs MIURRAY-STREET, COLAC. Attendance on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. GEORGE GIBSON, CHEMIST, ( Successor to W. R. Hill), Supplies Station medicine chests and sundries Halford's snake-bite syringes Air and water beds, cushions, &c. Pure English Strychnine. Prescriptions and recipes forwarded by return post. COLLINS-STREET EAST, MELBOURNE 1'. W. TAIT, ACCOUNTANT, SCOTT STREET, CAMPERD...
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS DIRECT. REUTER'S AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, February 15. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 20 February 1877
EUROPEAN 1ELEGRAM8F DIREC tr REUTER'S AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, February 15. It is generally stated that a Russian army of 200,000 men and 720 guns is at Kischeneff in splendid condition, ready to cross the Danube. LoNDoN, February 17. England's reply to the Russian circular asking, before arriving at any decision, what course the Powers represented at the conference intend to pursue, depends upon the course of events. Before ex. pressing their views, the Goverument de. sire to know the views of the other Powers. In the House of Commons on Friday night, Mr. Gathorne Hardy, replying to Mr. Gladstone, said that England was not freed from the obligation of the treaties of 1856 and 1871. It would be unjust to Turkey that she should be abandoned, and at the same time saddled with the obligation of those treaties. If Turkey was bound, the rest of Europe was bound. Treaty imposed no duty on England to g...
THE RUSH OF STOCK TO THE MOUNTAINS. SATURDAY'S ALBURY BANNER. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 20 February 1877
THE RMUSH. OF STOCK 2? THE MOfUNTAINS. SATURDAY'S ALBURY BANNER. No one who has not actually visited the ground can form any idea of the enormous number of sheep now depas tured on the runs at the head of the Murray or travelling towards the same locality. Driven out of the lower country by the drought which has left the plains of Riverina as bare as a macadamised road, sheep in thousands are being taken, or have already been transferred, to the splendid summer country in the moun tains between Kiandra and the Murray, which this season is stocked as it never has been stocked before. So far, how ever, the advent of the starved out stock has made no appreciable impression on the pastures. On the mountain sides the grass is still in many places fully three feet high and as green as a green leek; whilst in the valleys where the snow has lain the feed, if not so long, is thicker and sweeter in proportion ; water is abundant in all directions, so that the mountain country is just now a ve...