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THE VICTORIA RACING CLUB SPRING MEETING. GENERAL ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
THE VICTORIA RACING CLUB SPRIVNG M z .EETING.? GENERAL ENTRIES. The entries for the minor races and at. ceptances for the Melbourne Cup at the en suing spring meeting of the Victoria IRacing Club closed on Wednesday last at 1r. Bagot's office, at 4 o'clock, 'but owing to the large number of horses entered it was fully six hours later before printed lists were ready for diutribution. The' total entries made exceed by twenty-live those of last year; but although the Melbourne Cup has live more than on chat occasion, considerable disappointment was felt that the field was so reduced, and the defection of such animals as Don Giovanni and Neotsfield, both of which have been heavily backed, was quite unlooked for. The dangerous St.' Albansa stable has but a solitary representative in the Sydney horse Burwood. ao that all spcculation as to which is really the '_"darl horse" whispered about so long. is at.once put an end to. Of the others. that'have cried off for the great event of the Aust...
REFORM OF THE HEAL [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
REFOIR.L O TILL'E IEAL e The rapid spread of scarlet fi parently awakened the Centra Health to the necessity for tlh reform of the Health" Act. cm deputation from the board rp Wednesday's Age) waite pr Secretary, and brought under important sanitary provisioi propose should be made the's" to amend the existing Heall primary object of these measi consists in the abolition of;:i also comprise important p?'r prevention of infection by-tlhti a code of punishable ofl'enhscehs i found eonumerated in our re,,, ,' tation. It is also proposecd' e-s boards to erect temporary lSpec}al. make orders for disinfetiolt.,smy sary. By another provisioi?Oor e s are required to formally rei t bey of any contagious disease? futurt tients to the district by.;?lm" Another clause prohibits pierso bl houses where infectious disease l from visiting schools, factories, and other institutions of a'kind of streams by nightsoil, and withlfi " the more speedy iemoval of mnili C inspectois are empowered to takde-e...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. October 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
:M ELBOURNE. LIVE'STOOK MA-RK?.T .? " - , ,::October _" Fat ~attlc.--161. wre ..yarded, the-bulk bf w~aichtiwere iof priinie 1and 6oud 1uality : There was a large attendauvc of bui3 els hut •:- . :? ? ENTIt.E EI. S - Liv·1; 5 It C U S ." Cod.,ý Miruiglc, Lachlian bullolks, £9 1Gs .3; Messrs. wntois Bros., Darling Riyer, 243 cows (13v I boullocks, bullocks averaging £9 13s 4d, cows averaging £7; Mr. Frank Jenkins, ze iSlBuckingbong, 289 bullocks at from £S to £11 Ss 6d ; Messrs. Hebden and Sons, Go cows, £7 IGs Gd. Fat Calves..-7 ciame to hand, principally of middling quality. Best sold at from 70s to 80s, Fat Sheep.-A heavy supply came forward, viz , 2i,829, including several Ilocks from Queensland. Only a small proportion were of prime and good. quality, and the remainder were of second and middling description. Best lots sold at prices slightly under last week's rates, while second middling sorts were dull of sale at a reduction of from Is to ls Gd per head from last quotations. T...
THE MOUNT GAMBIER MURDER. CONFESSION AND EXECUTION OF PAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
THE MOUNT (ALBId ER J MJURDE II. ·---«--- CONFESSION AND EXECUTION OF PAGE. The Melbourne Age lihas received the following account by electric telegraph from tlhe editor of the SouLth EasternC .Ensign, of the above : MIount Gambicr, October 27. The execution of William Page, alias William Walker, for the murder of Miary Julia Buchan, took place at Miount Gambler Goal this morning. Thel gallow-s was erected in the north west wing of the goal. Shortly after eight o'clock the condemned man, who had been .previously pinioned, was brought out of the cell and marched to the gallows, preceded by four police officials, and accompanied by the Rev. R. A. Caldwell, Presbyterian minister, who had attended the condenmded man since his conviction. The culprit marched firmly up the steps of the gal lows, when a solemn and earnest appeal was made to A shnlighty God on behalf of tile prisoner by tile Rev. Mr. Caldwell. The minister then bade the convict "Good-bye," and lie then shook hands with the ...
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE REPORT. October 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
MELLBOURNE STATION PRODUCE REPORT. October 20. MXessrs J. ]f. Cr.ouost and Co., report Wool.-The opening sale of the seasons which has been looked forward to with a large amount of interest, has been held to day ; the attendance of buyers was very large, and good competition existed, the various lots sold. realising very satisfactory prices, clearly: howing that notwithstanding the heavy decline which has taken place in the London market, that the buyers are prepared to pay such prices here, as renders shipping upon growers' account, very specu lative in the present aspect of the home markets. The sales at our warehouse will commence next week. Sheepskins.-We have held our usual sales and have disposed of a large supply at about last weeks rates, viz :-conmmon Butcher's green skins, 4s to Gs Gd, and extra 7s each; common superior skins, dry skins, 2 to 6s lid each, and station skins in bales, 5d to 8d per.pound. Hides. -The niarket continues inrm and supplies not large. We have sold...
TASMANIA. HOBART TOWN, October 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
* TASMANIA. OI ARTT Town, October 27. .The:Southern Tasmanian Cricket As sociation send a team to Sydney on the 17th November: - LavCEsTrON, October 27. Ad licesreceived from Circular Head state that itis thought most probable there -that the wreck reported on the . est coast is that of the schooner Alert, stsandedl some years ago whilst bound '. from. Portland or Port Fairydto Mel boiurne but, stiange to say,. however, a qu'?ntity iof eeswvax is-coming:_ ashore. The B d l urriert reports that several e'.cSs of scarlet fever have, broken out at Ballarat, but the disease, has not at. present a- ssumed inything like the deadly.type it has =:.'done in Melbourne, Sandhursit, :ad other :parts of tlhe colony. The Obsrrcer states that the fever has been fatal in several caseo r Kyneton.-::: ENTIRE Pure '1 Tinged the gii'ss` While soft clouds floatedtin tlhe a The birds sweet music lilled the air, The rippling Water kissed the sand, Forming a scene so bright and fair. But, ah ! how changed ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
C OLAC AMATEUR TU1RF CLUB RACES. WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, 27THI DECEMBER, 1875. STEWAVRDS : Mr. E. Johnstone I1r. A. Chapman J. Tilley G. Hall P. Fallon D. Kinano If. A. Whyte T. Kemp M1. Neylon J. Woods Mr. J. J. ray. JUDGE: Mr. If. A. Whyte. STAu:TER: Mr. G. 1Hlil. CLERK OF SCALES : 1 r. P. Fall1n. CLERK or CouRSI : .Mr. J. Keml: TREASURER,: Mr. J. W\ray. P1' 0GRAMME 3 t : MAIDIEN PLATE, of 20 soVs. Olle mile andti a half. Weight for age. Entrance, £1. Jusieo STAKES, of 20 sovs. For two year olds. Distance, thred-quarters of a mile. Weights, fillies and geldings, 7st 41b colts, 7st 71b. Entrance, £1. Qualifica; tion. £1. COLAC A-rsEUR TUor CLUB ILL?DsICAr, of 50 sovs. Two miles. Entranoc, £2 lOs, half forfeit. SELLING' RACE, of 15 sovs. One unile and a half. Winner to be sold for £15, ally sur plus to go to tho lace fundls. If lntered to be sold for £10, allowed 71b : if for £5, al lowed 141t. Entrance, £1. No qualifica tion. HANDICAP HURDLE RACE; of 25 SOvs. Two miles. Nomination,...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
THE key-note will be given to the forth coming Ministerial programme at Warr nambool on Saturday next, when Sir JAMEs M'CULLOCII is to address his con stituents. The deliverances of the Premier will be looked forward to with much interest, and it will be seen whether this second "Daniel come to judgment" will initiate measures which will be really beneficial to the country, or whether he will resort to some political juggling for the purpose of "keeping hope deferred " in the breasts of the electors throughout tle colony. The pastcareer of Sir JAMES M1'CULLOCII does not give fair promise that he will pursue a straight course in the future. Although the return of the Premier and Treasurer may be looked upon as certain, as there will be n6 opposition, this is more owing to a combination of fortuitious circumstances than anything else. It is a singular fact that in the Warruambool constituclecy there are very few, indeed scarcely any, of the leading men who take an active interest in p...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, October 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
* SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, October 28. The Chamber of Conunerce recom mends' th'e 'ahnission of the colonies into the postal union. Thirty-two ounces of gold have been obtained from the.Alma mine, Wan earinga. Mr. John Hawker, son of Mr. George hawker, was killed by a horse accident. October 27. Fifteen hundred feet of space has been allotted to South Australia at the Philadelphia Exhibition. SThe new building of the Bank of SbuthAdistmrlia, which has been delayed by +y&ontractor owing to want of labor, is now being proceeded vith. Wheat is sold at 5s. 5d. for shipping parcels. '
NOTES AND EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
NOTES AND EVENTS. Our subsidised local contcmporary-takes the opportunity in its last issue of .making some false statements concerning this jour nal, in an article respecting the Council's advertising. This prostituted journal has had the impudence to assert that the HERALD "has systematically abused the Council, and taken every opportunity to villify its mem bers personally." This, as our readers are aware, is utterly untrue. Though this jour nal has' not done the Council's advertising, it has always published lengthy. and correct reports of the Council's proceedings, and whenever strictures weref passed upon the councillors, it was done in the public in terest, and they were peflfcctly fair And le gitimate. Because we - ould not. quietly submit to be robbed, the president unjustly remarked. that' the HERILD "played the Council a dirty trick." However, with that we have nothing to do at present, but Would merely remark that our sn osidised local con temporary should adhere to the ...
ENTIRE HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
ENTIRE HORSUS. rf;I Pr I~oronuii1lbIQcl B~l~o' ".YO'1J,(:; IZA ~N (1 B IC'" W l :ulI ti; ~e'.0ofl ;it I ii ~reur ni. f'oi V... *1'e "**~;c l of~r~· PRODUCE MARKETS. . The following were the prices of produce at the ndermntiod markets at the latt - Wheat. glish. Oats. - Flour. Potatoes. -arley. eT lPer Bushel. Per Bushel. Ier Bushel. Per Ton. Per Ton. Per To:? s. (. s, d. s. d. s. d. s.£d s.d. £ s. £ s. . £ s. f s. 8. £= Melbourne..... 6 0 to e 3 5 G to 5 9 3 5 to 3 11 Melbourni ... 12 5 to 12 10 Ballarat ......., 5 6 to i ... 3 5 to 3 7 Ballarat....... 11 10 3 5 to 3 104 10 to Castlemaine... 50to5 0 to 5 33 0 to 0 to 4 3 Castlemnai.ne.. 12 0 4 5 to 4 1 50 0 Kyneton ....... .5 3 ... 3 ) to 3 10 Kyneton...... 12 0 3 5, Sanhurst..... 5 3 ... 4 0 to 4 3 Sandhurst.... 11 10 4 5 to 4 10 4 10 to 4 1 Geelong........ 5 10 to 0 4 to 4 9 3 6 to 3 Gcelong....... 12 15 to13 0 4 0 to 4 5 3 15 to 4 ]eechworth ... 4 3 to .1 8 ... 4 3 to 4 Beechworth.. 10 5tol 115 6 0 to 6 10 6 0 to 6 15 GEELONG LIV...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
COACHING. COBB AND CO'S ROYAL MAIL TELEGRAPH LINE OF COACHES. nAY COACH CAMPERDOWN AND COLAC TO GEELONG. Day Coach leaves Camperdown every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9 a.m. passing through Colac at noon, and reaching Geelong at 6 p.m. Return day coach leisvbs'Co6b?i' G.'a Booking' Office, Geelong every: I d4yr Wednesday, and Friday, at 9 a.mr. NIGHT MAIL. GEELONG TO WARRNAMBiOOL AID BELFA ST. Daily, at 9.50 p.m., Saturdays.excepted. With Branch Line to -i MORTLAKE, CABAMUT, PENS HURST, AND HAMILTON, TIENCE TO MOUNT GA IB1ER AND ADELAIDE, VIA PENOLA, and all intermediate post towns, leaving Geelong every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 9.50 p.m. Coaches leave Cobb and Co's Booking Office, Geelong, daily (Saturday excepted), at 9.50 p.m. for Warrnambool and Belfast, returning fron Belfast daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 10.30'a.s., on Sundays at 4 a.m. and from Warrnambool daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 1 p.m., on Sungays at 6 a.m., from Hamilton every Mlonday, Wednesday, and ...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. October 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MAIRKIET. October 27. M: aERSRS HEP'iRn ASp LEONautD report : The stockvyarded were-341 cattle, 15,298 sheep, 1045 lambs. Fat Cattle -Supply was ample for' the season, quality ranging from mediumnto` i?rime. There was a fair attend Saice of buyers, but prices generally ruled a shade lower than the previous week. Quo tations-Best pens bullocks, £10 to £12 7s Gd ;-. xtra~ eight~ind quality station-breds sold si?gly to t17.15s; good, £8 10s to £10; medium; at less th~n store plrices, . Cows at proportionate? rates. 1 Following are the a?eriiges. of. the. princiial mobs-- r. 1Neil S Blck,'7;?ullcks, station-bred,, £15s '7d, 93bfabllocks, stores, £?9' 14s 4d;. Messrs. Staughtond Bros:?;53' buillocks, £10, 45icows, cowsa £7,10ds 2d; Mr. J: 'Coivau, 14 bul loks, £8 15s, 8d; Mr.':Ht: ihe ;'O79:bll V lock; £??8lls7ds i ' Our asles were--14 bul locko Mr3- J:G: Cowaini; 'Ulli?a', at fro~n S £7 5s to"£1L5as,, averagiigasaboyo '11'heail youn, cattle forb a farmnere iat. mrket...
GEELONG STATION PRODUCE REPORT. October 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
i'-.'- GEELON'G STATION PRODUCE S - ' REPORT. . ,.-,,.; .. . October 26. I' ESSI. BUCiLcAD & BURNEIri report: e"''here was a very large attendance of buyers, Saidtlhbse connected with wool-growing, andl r'.reat' interest was evinced in the slles in 'co.is'qlquene of these being the lirst held in "the colbony this season. There was, as we Santicipated, a fall of from l.d to 2d per lb on prices obtained at the opening sales last *year. *Biddings were very spirited, and we sold .the whole of the wool catalogued, with "thE b ixceptiois of 31 bales. Appended is catalogued .of wool sold:-Karyrie, g lks 6 3d;: Dardell over I, g f 12 91d. JT;, g f 8 9d. CHM, g l 5 9d. AM, 9 g ai x-bred 1210d.: H1M, over Ondit, g 11 9 8Sd. EB, g 18 11d. K, g 11 9gd. 'B over Woolbrook, S2ndp"3 4l. 'Jlconjoined, g 1148d. Moh, g 11 8 9.' JK, 'g'l 3.8.d. JT in diamond, g fl 3 1t.d. AM, g fi 3 9d. Crown over Robertson, staineid. pieces, 1l'd. BH,' g lbellies 1 8ad. -WL over Stoneleigh, g p and fl 1 8." 'E...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK REPORT. October 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK RIEPORT.-, S' . : ." " October'16. '. Messrs. O'F.AtIELL, and SON' report: . We received. for sale. by auction, at our .,yards, this week, 7i. horses, (i65 cttle, and 123.pigs. , Sales, were "again well attendedi the demaiul large; and business in all suitable ' stock, brisk. : Horses.-But ..few; of good q .quality forward, and., nothing lirst-rate 'ii any class. Notwithstanding this, sales Were .h numerous in middling sorts. A 1,rge number ,e of customers in first-class, animals; were un se jupplied, and are: waiting anxiods ly for the o ..irrival of fresh country lots. The best in :; :each class. are selling as. follows:-Ijiglht .; draught, £16 to £23; medium'do; £24 to £29; lieavy geldings, £28 to £38; do illjes and mares, £35 to £50; cab,, coach, ,.andl ....delivery horses, £18 to6.£25.; ordinitry hdiks, £18' to £24; superior stylish saddle'tanid " butgy hooes;, £30 to £45; - i
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, October, 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, October, 28. Messrs. Saddington and Sons have received a telegram from London, dated 26th inst., stating that the leather market is much weaker. Quotations : 10½d to 11d. A bill for the better organisation of fire brigades is to be submitted next ses sion. The residents in the Clarence River district are agitating for a railway to the Queensland border. ,. 10,000 shares. have been ?a~ ted proportionally in the Queenslahi a tional Bank at a premium of 10x. A .thirty ounce nugget of gold has been found near a copper field. October 27. - His Excellency the Governor pro ceeds to Melbourne for the races. An old shepherd named, Backhouse, working on the Bando station, near Gunnedah, has been found dead in his hut, with his head smashed in with an axe, which was found close by. There is no clue to the perpetrator. A large number of persons saw. Madame Ristori off in the Macedon yesterday. The Bank of New South Wales has declared a dividend at the rate of 15 per cen...
IMPORTANT SALE OF PURE SHORT HORNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
" IMPORTANT 'SALE OF PURLE HORIT : issRs RIcfUamin GnisoNl axi, Co. report haviug sold. by; private, eontract, ion S.atur da, ' y, Octoler 1iith, the whole of Mr. 4icardi Mortou's i vell-known' Mount'Derriiisut piii A herd f ofeshortliorois,i cfinsistifig.bf 37 lhead, f.or the sum of £27,000, toM?essr. Rolbertson Bros., of Colac.' This ale' indludes the iiu 'jiortd; Bates' buill, 'Oxford Cherry Dkile .(32,016), at £2,500;,1 ly?jc .es, w?lhiffoin eight to twelve montk atthie lastduc. tion sale ,averaged` £4? 17s, beinig the HIghest avr erage. es or' obtained. here or, in Esngland for calves of the same ae. ' '
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, October 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRrESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MEl, OUl?NE, October 28. lir. Benjamin Douglas, it is stated, .,is to oppose Sir James MI'Clloch at Warrnambool. At the Richmond Police Court, Egan Lee, proprietor of the Police News, was committed for trial to-day, for issuing and causing to be sold an obscene pub lication. Bail was allowed. Alfred Titheridge, charged with aid ing and abetting an illegal marriage at Iotlaam was dismissed, as the Bench considered the marriage legal. A Shire Conference was held in the Town Hall to-day. About eighty per sons were present, when matters in reference to local endowments were considered, and a memorial to the Go vernor on the subject agreed upon. The foundation stone of the Licensed Victuallers' Alms Houses at Fitzroy was laid to-day by the Acting Gover sor. De MIurska's matinee to-day was largely attended.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 29 October 1875
1 REWARD. ,'Stolen ;;o lo., siiyedl firoii :ol.ohic oin 1st January, 1875 onied i::ib idtwo light g ey MARES, all br nied FL?'off sioul "der; also one, chesiiut ,COLQT, ,w'vliite face andl three iwhite le? ?, io visible brands, ,all unrbroken; : The iabove .re waard oin conviction of thle thief if stolen; £2 if sttayed, for informaition leading totl;ir t ecovery.., SJOIH N STEWA:RT. :'Colac, 14th October, 1875., -Black braildel H.5 near hode p striipe Apply to Mr Ge o ~Hills,o Mr:.Tit Scott, T OST,'s Black 1MARPE, whitef ice, ': onL e b;o iidd foot white, :andliftie winld galledilt girth, - li?mled l oni ::,!both :sihoulder?. : TEN :SHILLINGS REWARD:will be:paid on delivery to ti. Thomas Mý'Derniott or this Office v E. . ;LLLONGERs ý Coolic Tainery? Bought in'anoy Quantity ,i DOWNEY L GRJG, ellionugers uanid Woolecourers, Seortary S COjMiPAlNI .. S : FIRE .INSURANOE. 'LII N.ATIONAL IU.RAN / NY of AustraliFM" xrn o,.e iubwll\.ate RateS of Prei . Yotel, on Wenesne. - ..--2 ot instant,...