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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 9 July 1889
SLAND SALE AT SWAN HILL.-T?le date of the extensive land sale' at'- Swan :Hill, including township allotments and 374 acres of irrigable land,.has been altered to Monday, ` July .:15th, " being the' day selectid for the opening .of the new hos pital." HooLLOw.Lr's PILLs. - Indigestion.-HFow much thought has been bestowed, and what voluminous treatises have been written, upon this universal and distressing disease, which is with certainty and safety dispelled without fear of relapse by a course of this purifying, soothing and tonic medicine. It acts directly .",, -haiwmn.meoh.1 ear,`d bowels-then in brain, nerves, vessels an,.. _. _ .tro ung such order throughout the entire system that harmony dwells between each organ and its functions. Dyspepsia need no longer be the bugbear of the public, since Holloway's Pills are fully competent to subdue the most chronic and distressing cases of impaired digestion, and to restore the mislrable suf ferer to health, strength and cheerfulness. (Ad...
[TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES.] [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 9 July 1889
T1O T10 HI I ITUR OF Till' lI: .LtHO TItEY.. Sir,--A journey fIrln lnrlrail t IKso rang is n very ditlicnit 'uildertakinl4 just now. Capol's Crossing lsll \ostblale's wiir are imupassiblel,'and w have to go by Yeo's britlc. This latter is also nearly inpassable,as the lane betwooen reen's and Mis. Cos has ha een daiullnld ofl by sen?l orily-displOal porson. l Tihe Swan H1ill Shire Council cannot boe aware of this, or else I atli convincedll they would hllire the balnkl cit,so thht tho water 'oull drain ol tihe riad,. ainl likewise take steps to have the offeiloir prosecuted, if he is to be foundl.--Yours, etc., A 11URRAB3IT COPUrESPON DENT.
SWAN HILL POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, 4TH JULY. (Before Major Bartrop, P.M., and Mr. R. A. Rae, J.P.) INSULTING LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
SWAN HILL POLICE COURT. TIIURSDAY, 4TH JULY. (Before Major Bartrop, P.M., and Mr. B. A. Rae, J.P.) INSULTING LANOUAGE. Sergeant Tronson proceeded against JoIn Nicholson for-making use of insult ing and abusive language in a public place. The defendant-was fined 20s., and costs, or three days' imprisonment. The fine was paid. A cross summons by the defendant was withdrawn. o CRUELTY TO A HORSE. The .police proceeded against James Long, Senr., for cruelty to a horse.. Minnie- and James Long, defendant's daughter and son, deposed that they had fed and watered the horse two or three times a day, and poulticed and bandaged its leg, which was broken, repeatedly. Constable Martin gave evidence that, in consequence of complaints made to him by several residents of the town, he rode out to see the horse. He went to the defendant and asked him to destroy the animal, and he said he would if he (the constable) gave him an order. He replied that he (defendant) could surely destroy his own horse ...
SWAN HILL SHIRE WATERWORKS TRUST. JULY 2nd, 1889. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
SWAN HILL SHIRE WA TERWORKS TRUST. JULY 2nd, 1889. prescnt-Cmrs. Yeo (chairman), Cullen, Patchell, O'Donnell and Stranger. - The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The correspondence, which was of an or dinary routine nature, was read and dealt with. ACCOUNTS. The finance committee recommended the payment of accounts to tlhe following amounts. General; £15 7s 2d; Kerang Water Supply. £32 17 9d ; Swan Hill Water Supply, £9. Adopted. ENGINEER'S REPORT. The engineer, Mr. H. C. Kempson, re ported as follows :-1 have the honor to. re port that since your last meeting the unusual and long continuing floods have threatened serious damage to some of the trust works, namely, the headworks, Gun-' bower direct channel, the Gunbower dam, and that hear G. Thompson's, on the Guri bower Creek, but I am happy to say that up to Satunlay last no serious damage had been done. Mr. Mathew Treacey has taken prompt steps to avert the danger at Gun bower, caused by Taylor's Creek over...
WOOL AND HIDE REPORT. 3rd July. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
WOOL AND HIDE REPORT. 3rd July. Messrs. Yonnghbsband and. Co., Limited, 666 Bourke Street, Melbourne, report : -Wool.--Most of the brokers are selling to day, and the catalogues will be comparatively large for this time of the year in consequence of the arrival of some wools from the Darling. The reports published of the progress of the present series in London are encouraging, the improved values noted on the opening day being well maintained. Sheepskins. The continuance of wet weather. has inter fered with buyers' operations, nevertheless, prices lately ruling have been maintained.. A good quantity has come forward, and we have placed all at very satisfactory prices. Green skins have been hard to place at last week's value, but we look for more anima tion with' the return of finer weather. But chere' green skins-Superior, 5s 6d up to Gs 8d; good, 4s Gd to 5s Gd ; ordinary, 3s Gd to 4s 6d ; lamb skins, 2s Gd to 3s d1 ; dry coun try skins, best, 4s Gd to 5s 6d; dry skins, good,3s Gd...
PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
PARLIAMENT. During the course of the debate on the Public Service. Bill on Thursday last Mr' M'Coll quoted statistics which explained the anxiety of some members to carry out the wishes of the public servants. Mr. layter had informed him that, including 15,000 in the Railway Department, there were 81,247' porsons of both sexes em ployed by the Government, and, deducting 5,000 to account for females, it was found that one out of every twelve male persons above the age of li years was in the service of the State. The total amount paid in salaries was £3,452,857, or at the rate of £3f 3r. 8.d. per heal of population. The sitting of the Legislative Assembly, on Tuesday was, according to the Argus, the most exciting of the session so far, and will be remelribered by the new members, who had their first experience of a brisk whipping and a crisis. When the House met the Opposition were jubilant at the prospect of beating the Government; when it rose the Government was jubilant, and Opposi...
PRODUCE MARKET. SANDHURST, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
. PODUCE MARIKET. SaHDunnsr, Tuesday. Mr. W. ., Boobier reports as follows : - Wheat, Ss to 5s 25 per bushel, good, prime milling; oats (Calcuttas) Bs 4d to 3s :d; do., white, 38 6d to 4s per bushel ; barley feed, 3s 9dto 3s 10d; do. malting, 5s to SBs 4 dper bushel; hay, prime, to £5 10s per ton; straw, to £2 10s per ton; chaff, £5 to 55 15s per ton. Mr.'C.Brennan reports :-Hay, wheaten. prime, £4 to £5 10s per ton; Oaten, £4 to £6 per ton; sheaves, w?heaten. - £4 to £5 10s .per ton ; straw, £2 per "ton ; wheat, s to 5s 3d per bushel; oats, 3s" 8d to 4s per bushel ; Calcutta, 3s 3d to 3s ,1 per bushel; Algerian, 3s 4d to 3s 9d per bushel; barley, Cape, 3s 3d to 3s Gd per bushel; chaff, £5 to £5 10s per ton.
SWAN HILL HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
SWAN HILL HOSPITAL. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) A meeting of the hospital committee vas held on the 4th inst., Mr. R.Huighes, 7.P.'occupyingl the chair. :-- ' The minutes: of the- previous meeting were read and '6nfirmecd. ? CORRESPONDENCE. ST F. Saye, wardsman, wrote asking for an incirease of salary. Mr. Inglis moved, and 'Mr. Murdoch seconded, that ,the ;writer be' asked to stay his. application until September, as the committee were very:short of-funds at present, but in the event of- fnnds becoining available the indcrhse ofsilary be. given, to date from present month. . From Mr. King, clerk of works, stating that the contract had been carried out in a vorysatisfactory manner. Received. From Mr. Legge, architect, pointing out that the hospital had been completed in a very workmanlike manner. Mr. Legge enclosed a cheque for £7' 7e. in aid of the hospital funds. Receised with thanks. OzNERAL lINEsS. - Moved by Mr. Maddison, seconded by Mr. Murdoch, that Mr. Jeffrey's Lbalance o...
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) The following mixture will be found satisfactory for grafting :- Resin, 41b.; beeswax,, llb.; boiled oil, 1 pint. Melt tog;ether, and when sufficiently cooled pull like toffee and .form into balls. The mixture will not rim in hot weather, nor is it too stiff to work, but will dry like paint. Be'sure that the genuine linseed oil is used. The British imports of live stock during the first four months of the present year 'are valued at£'2,804,658,against £1,916,840 in the same period last year. The value of grain imported during the same period was £15,560,993, against £12,898,571 for the corresponding period last year. The value of dead meat imported for the four months was £6,110,413, against £4,646,711 last year; the principal increase was in hams, bacon, preserved meat, fresh beef, and mutton. The imports of butter were valued at £3,651,927, against £3,120,521; margarine, £1,369,405, against£1,234,024; cheese, £777,638, against £839...
THE RECENT EVANGELISTIC SERVICES. [TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES.] [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
TH?E RECENT EVANGELISTIC . SERVICES.' - ITo TI,:n E£nTon OF TIIE KERANG TIMES.] -The' evaivelistic meetinigs conducted by Mr. Scurr in this' town 'hhve been brought to a close, and' I look back on thent with feelings of the deepest disnppointmet?? 'For three weeks they have been lield, nightaffer highlt,.and-oii no evening 'ere there more tbiun'"I peesups present I do neot :b'iisip there i2.another ton in- the colony where suck a st te ,of affairs..would.obtain. The evaugelist represented a society, on.the coin mittee of .wvhich are some of the omost de; voted' Clistains of; Melbourne:. This society sends i~flgents to any part of the colony to fuither the work "of the gospel, in many cases wilith very cheering results.:' The meetings are'rurely undenomiiational, and the co-ompeation of all believers in 'Jesus niay be reasonably 'expected. 'But in'Kerang there has beceno., unity of effort, no in terest in the special iork to lead the vWeary' anid sinladen ticthe Cross It seems to me ...
THE STOCK TAX AND GRAIN DUTIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
THE STOCK TAX AND GRAIN-. DUTIES.. - 'A deputation, consisting of the umeii hers of the Legislative Assembly formming the country party, waited upon the Premier on Tuesday afternoon, for the purpose of urging an increase of the duties on stock and cereals. The depu tation consisted of about 20 members, auid was headed by Mr. M'Lean. Mr. M'Lean explained that the depu= talion reprosented the country party in the Assembly, and it,was desired to lay before the Premier the resolutions which had been adopted at a meeting 'hell that afternoon with reference to the amend ment of the tariff in the interests of the farmers. It had been unanimously do-' cided to ask for the following increasoel duties :-On cattle, 8s per 1001b live weight; sheep, 2s per 100lb live weight; pigs, 4s per 100lb live weight; a propsr. tionate duty on dead meat; horses, 20s per bead; cereals of all kinds, including maize, .8s per cental. The method in which it was proposed to levy the stock tax would be a great imp...
BALL AND SUPPER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
BALL AD SUPPER.-A ball and supper will be held at Koondrook on the-evening of the 19th inst., the date fixed for the opening of the Kerang and Koondrook tramway. Particulars are given elsewhere. PRESBYTERIAN CIURaC.-The Rev. W. Webster will preach in the Mechanics' Institute on Sunday next, 14th inst., at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., and at Tragowel at 8 p.m. DeNT'riarY.-We are requested to state that the hours of consultation with Mr. H. H. Hall, dentist, of Sandhurst, at Mr. Atkinsou's, chemist, Kerang, have been altered from 9 a.m. till 12.80 noon. TAmoas.-Messrs. W. Denton and Co. notify elsewhere that their traveller will visit Kerang every month with samples, and may be seen at Yeo's Exchange Hotel:.
KERANG DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
KERANG. DISTRICT AGRICUL TURAL SOCIETY. A general meeting of the committee of the above society was held in the -Me chanics' 'Institute on Wednesday- after noon, to receive the prize list drawn uip by a sub:committee appointed - for the purpose. The president (Mr. W. . ?. P.atchell; J.1'.), occupied the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The prize list submitted by the sub commuittee was then adopted. - It was resolved that a field trial of reapers and binders, open to farmers within" the Shires of Swan Hill. and Gordon, experts excluded,'to lie driven by exhibitor, prizes, £5 and £2, be added to the list. It was further resolved, oi tlie motion of Mr. Fraser, that prices of all exhibits for sale be handed in to the secretary, hlie to attach same to exhibit card. . The president mentioned that lie had given perniission to severalt fauilies who had been flooded out by the late rise in the river to camp in th~'show grounds Moved by Mr. Allen, and secon...
CONFERENCE OF MUNICIPAL BODIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
CONFERENCE OF MUNICIPAL BODIES. A conference of shire councils receiving the Government subsidy on the lower scale was held in the Town Hall, Mel bourne, on Tuesday, for the purpose of urging upon the Government the advisa bility of increasing the subsidy. The con fnde'ieu;as convened by the [Maffra Shire, and Mr. W. Landy, president of the shire, noccuipied the chair. Sixty-five shires were represented,' and perfect unanimity pre vailed throughout. The principal resoln ti¢onu,, '. to h. e ro ;=t ,.nt .owi r to t. the great increase in public works required in all the municipalities receiving the lower subsidy,-and their income being insuffi cient to meet their demands, the Govern ment should be asked to consider the ad visability of subsidising such municipa lities in the amount of £2 for every £1 of rates collected.. A deputation, represent ing the conference, waited upon the Premier on Wednesday, and submitted the resolutions adopted. Mr. Gillies said that lie recognised the impo...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. The following are the dates on which courts -.ill be held, before Major Bartrop, P.M., for the months of July and begin. ning of August, at the undermentioned places : JULY. Friday, 12th, Inglewood. Saturday, 18th, Charlton:: (Licensing Court). Monday, 15th, Raywood. Wednesday, 17th, Pyramid Hill (Court of Arbitration). Thursday, 18th, Pyramid Hill. Friday, 19th, Kerang. Tuesday, 23rd, Serpentine Creek. Wednesday, 24th, Wycheproof. Thursday, 25th, Charlton. Friday, 26th, Inglewood. AUGUST. Thursday, 1st, Swan Hill. Friday, 2nd, Kerang. Monday, 5th, Raywood. Wednesday, 7th, Sandharst and Eagle. hawk.
MYSTIC PARK RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
MYST!C PARK RACES. The following entries have been- re ceived for'the handicap oevents in con= neetionawitli the annual race mieetian: of the Myatic Park Jockey Club and Trotting Association, to .be held on Wediiesely 3ITTIC PARK HANDICAP. Gofiiidc : ''Browhlocki Blucher Minnoidw. , hIANDICAP IIURDLkS. Five nominatiods.-, Names of. horses not yet to lia:nd: TIM iHANDICAP. TROT. - . For this event the following handicaps have been declared Robin ... ... scratch Dorothy ... . Nellie ,, Polly' ... ... 15 secs. bati. Cigarette 20 ,, Ned Kelly . ... -25 .,, Highland Mary ... 50 ,, Night of general entry, Tuesday next, 16th inst., at the Mystic Park Hotel, at 8 o'clock.
FAREWELL BANQUET TO MR. G. FLEMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
FAREWELL BANQUET TO MR. G. FLEMING. : (FRox OUR OWN CORRESIPONDENrr.) Macorna is making itself famouis-for its "banquets and butter." Yet another banquet was added to its long list of in dulgencies in this favorite method of " doing honor to whom honlor is ldue," on the evening of the 6th' inst. -The&de.ser?i ing recipient of the complimlenit on this occasion was Mr. George Fleming, who contemplates shortly. leaving the.dis trict. His many friends felt that they could not let him depart without showing in some public way their thorough ap preciation of his many valuable qualities as a friend and neighbor, and as one of the pioneers of the Tragowel Irrigation Trust. It was decided that this demon stration of the feeling of esteem in which he was held should take the form of a pre sentation of a purse of sovereigns. ,The local quoit club, on learning of this; decided that the event should receive ad ditional eclat by beinlg accompanied with a complimentary banquet, which they ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
T inrHE Progress of Carriage Buildl0g by' . SCHOLTEN and MARSH, of Sand burst.ham been extraordinary during the past Afve years. We started with four men, and now we employ close on fifty, manufacturing Pleasure and Business Vehicles, comprising Carriages, Phmtons, Waggonettes. and Bug gies of every description. And by concen trating all our efforts upon this cl ass of work, aind availing ourselves of a long and practical experience, both in America and the Aus tralian colonies, and a thorough system of. management, and the use of skilled me chanics, and using the very best materials "throughout, and by adopting and developing any improvements that are introduced, we have succeeded in establishing a business . second to none. The numerous prizes we have taken, and the progress we have.-made, is ample proof of the superiority of our work. We keep a _large.assortment of Vehicles.constantly on hand, of which we have photographs taken, and will send them, with price list, to in tending ...
Kerang Times. Published Tuesdays and Fridays. WITH WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT. FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1889. [Newspaper Article] — The Kerang Times — 12 July 1889
Published Tuesdays and Fridays. wITII WEiEiLY SUPPLEMENT.: FR7D 3Y, .TUL Y .1, ISSO. The bbit 111. THE long promised Rabbit Bill has at length been circulated,.and its pas sage through . Parliament- will be watched witli interest. ,The- measure appears to have been carefully pre pared . by a competent draftsman, familiar with his subject, and is un likely to meet with any serious oppo sition, because its main provisions are a reflex of public opinion on the sub ject. Better late than never-the Government now recognises the mnis take made by dividing -the work of rabbit suppression amongst three dis tinct bodies, each acting iudepenideitly of the: others. .Fora long time past it has been abundantly manifest to the denizens of the infested districts that unuder the present system, or .want of system, -notwithstanding': the livish outlay which it involves, the rabbit. nuisance can never be effectually checked, and that its abatement will be impossible, onless simultaneous actioii be ta...