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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
Drapery, &c. HALL OF COMMERCE, UAMPERDOWN. J. H. ROBINSON, Having completed his SPRI G & SUMMER PURCHIISES IN THE 3IEL5-OC2PSE ASRKETS, B&gs to announce that they are now to hand, embracing all the NOVELTIES OF TEE EEAEON 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. Amongst the SPRING & SUMMER GOODS, The following will be found of Special Value : Dresses, &c. Bhck, Gros Grsin, and Plain Arabian Glace Lus Glace Silk Itre Japanese Silks, is W up- Dia.onal do. ,,,, wards Plan Silk Warp do. Brochi Norwich Poplins Broche do. do. China Silk 'Stripe 3elanges Colored Batiste, plain Black Firured Lattalass-ee Lace Stripe do., printed Elack, White and Colored Satin Stripe do., white r Torquois Trench Printed usns 1 Do. do. do. do. Sarnets Striped, Figured, and ;D. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
VAST DRAPERY SALE. To Realise the late William Bright's interest in the firm of BRIGHT & HITCHCOCKS, GEELONG. The Whole of their MAGNIFICENT STOCK OF LINEN DRAPERY WOOLLENS BLANKETS & FLANNELS h MEN'S & BOY'S CLOTHING MILLINERY FANCY GOODS FURNISHINGS CARPETS SILKS, DRESSES, &c., &c., &c. AT A COST VALUE OF £37,000 SUBJECT TO ENORMOUS REDUCTIONS In the Price of Every Article. SALE FROM FEBRUARY 1st tO 28th. (Inclusive.) S ALE (No. 4,569) of CROWN LANDS in fee-simple at the Court House Cam perdown, on Friday, the 2nd of March, 1877, at 11 o'clock a.m. TOWN LOTS. Cobden, parish of Tandarook, county of Heytesbury. Upset price, £2 per lot; charge for survey, Li£. Lots I to 17. Area, I rood each. Allotments 3 to 19, section 2. Ellerslie, parish of Ellerslie,, county of Hampden. Upset price, £10 per lit; ciarge for survey, £1. Lots 18, 19. Area, 2 acres 2 roods each. Allotment 1, 2. COUNTRY LOTS. Parish of Darlington, county of Hampden, 4!9t...
TREAT YOUR BOYS WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
T?BAT YOUR BOYS WILL . Some mothers try to reach the soft side of the boy's nature with a kind wordl; some with a harsh word; sad some with an old slipper. Some mothers try it in this manner :-" Now you great, big lubber, get right out of here, and stop that out landish noise, will you! Don't you know better than to whistle in the house? You are always in the road. Go away, and don't let me see your face again to day." Now Jim, John, or Peter-what ever his name may be - will withdraw, and boy-like will say nothing; but boy like again, will keep up a big thinking. Itf we could reach his thoughts it is more than likely they would run in this chan nel: "Now why can't mother give a fellow a kind word once in a while ! I know I ain't the worst boy in the world, but she appears to think so. If I am al ways in her way, why does she always call for me when she wants a pail of water or an armful of wood ? Why ain't I in her road then ? It must be a disgrace to be a boy, for she and sisters a...
FLOUR, GRAIN, AND PROVISION MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Saturday, Feb. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
FLOUR, GR-AIN, AND PROVISION .MARKKTS. MIELBOUPNE, Saturday, Feb. 24. Bread~ uffs are not in reat request ; flour, however i: rnvIng for trade pur-.es at unaltered rates, ordi airy routine lots temr; ai-; oed of at £14 12n Pd to £14 15e A larger line has als been placed at the rst-named fizure. Wheat is firm a: t Id. We hear of a line of Ito tbags basing been placed at our quo tation. Oats are dceoaiely rrmer, and improved prices are likely to be established. Inquines are sprrinpig up for Pirverina a:aan, and sales in bond have been made at 32ted to 3S 7d, duty paid. Sales of milling have teen rep,.rtd at 3a lojd, but holders now aek more money. a?ize isL moen; quietly at 3s ed to 3ds d. ul-l:eh m:.t.ng barley has been dis posed of at55 3d.-Argua. GEELONG, Saturday, Feb. 24. Prices on flour and wheat mainained a firm aspect, and the values of feeding .rains are still kept up. The supply of hay and straw ha? been good, but the drmand only slight 3J1ot of the district grown potatoes h...
The Chronicle. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1377. Ir must be very satisfactory to the Turk to be informed that England has no intention of coercing him into making those internal reforms, which are abso lutely necessary for the continued exis tence of his empire. Of course, it is always unpleasant to be coerced, even into doing what is right and necessary. Any man, whether he be a kiog or a clodhopper, a sultan or a street-sweeper, likes very much to be allowed to act upon his own discretion, even though such action may lead him into all sorts of indiscretions. Personal freedom is precious to everybody, and it is always cheering to hear from our neighbors that they have not the least idea of inter fering with us. Such satisfaction, as we say, the Turk has received in regard to England. But the friendly assurance is backed up by a second intimation not quite so agreeable. England adds that she shall not interfere, even though any other power should take in hand to coerce the Turk. This assurance, we shou...
CRICKET. CAMPERDOWN V. COLAC. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
CRICKET. CAMPERDOWN Y. COLAC. The third match between these clubs took place at Colac on Saturday last, the resuolt oeing another defeat. to the strong team sent up by the local club. The matea was won oy 14 runs, but had there been time to allow fits being fiiL-hed, it would have resulted in an easy victory fur the Camperduwn J..C., who only had 21 runs to get, and seven ,vickets to fail The grund, as is usun a at Culac, was very bumpy, and this, together with the good fielding of several of the Colac placers, was mainlv attributed to the defeat of the visitors. Arcber was the tep scorer on the Ciiae side, making 16 in bot innings. fhorlntn and Brsudey batted well fur Cam perdown, but w hen the former had 10, he was uuaortunately thrwn out; Bramley carried out his bat f r 7. in the second innings of the local csub, Colborn and Henry played mr-h better, the former making 21 by good play. In the bowling line, Henry, in both i Osng', was again very destructive. The -c-res are as foliw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
Conveyances. COBB AND%. CO.'S : W STER .TELE. GRAPII LINE. ARRý:TGE lrTS '"FOR 1G70. DAY, COACHES. CAMPERDOWN -AND WINCHELSEA. DAY COACH in connection with rail.at Winchelsea leaves Camperdown at S.30 a.m., Colac, 12 noon, arriving at-Winchelsea in time to connect -with the train leaving for Geeleng; at 3.45 p.m. Leave Win- - chelsea on atrival of train f[ri?f Gielong at 11.15 a.m., diue at Colacat 230 p.m., due at Camperdown at 6 p.m. F.xF.s-Cainperdnwn to- Winchelsea .. 15s. :; Colac to Winchelsea ... Is. an --NIGHT" MAIL. de Belfast to Geelong ria Camperdown. Mail Coaches from Belfast -pass through Camper down on Mondays, Tuesdays, WN ednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 11 p.m., reaching Winchelsea at 5ap.mSp.. On Sundays leave Camperdown at 1 p.m. reaching Winchelsea at S-p.m. -' . RETURN MAIL COACHES Leave Winchelsea Mondayi Tuesday, Wednesday, 'hursda, and Friday at 11.30 p.m., arriving at Can- A perdown at 5.45 amn .. . bu , On Sunday leaves YWinchelsea at 5 a.m., arriving a...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET MELBOURNE, February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
.MELBOURNE LIVE STJCRK LMARKET Mr1 TorE. , Febrrary 21. John Geor'e f)ou;harty report :- Fat Camie-1131 were enterel Better quality shown to day than has bee for sme week's pat. 'ales opened br-skly about Lat week'- r=:e-, and were maintained thruhrug t with a na.:ked improvement for all good tnd usful sorta, best bee making to 3&.1 My sales were-1N5 buo'.ck trnckel from Deniliquin, to L1 .s 6d; 55 cu., to L12 I tA ; 57 do, to LS; 30 do, and ballocks, to LT Ik F_: tae`e-- 4 came forward for ,ale. I ol--s25, to L. 10s. Fat Sheep 32,103 entered, all -ie }A, tat prices on the whole lower that Ifo--rly repi:-ed. uotations:- Cross bred nethe , from .i to 13 G; .rosabred ewes, from te to ls ; meri' eo whters, froim 5, tdo I ; merino ewes, from nt to 7a I srid-2C,2 wethers from Bar??t , l,rC3 t~es fr m the North, 218 do, from Strmt .E at 7. Fa? Lambs-1,500 yarded. A brisk market, an adance cn late prices, and a clea?ance was aecte. Bes: fet-hinz 1r- Cd. I sold -t+O, at 7s Ci EIto S...
MARKETS. MELBOURNE WOOL, TALLOW, AND HIDE MARKET. MELBOURNE, February 21. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 February 1877
1M ARKETS. b MLBOL rZE WOOL, TALLOW, AND RIDZE MAKET. MKZcoC?.N?, February 21. !I[ers. R. Go1debrrn1lh and Co. report: Wca1-We cnascf'i 13~7 b;aki, and had a eool : a tendan..'e tu; berg A 1tr pr. T*rtion tI the lots were in i*fer r to ordhr .- condition, and Samr of then had tot ec ou:h in. t thaot iu, was 92:ý bate:, zod 'The prrea were e i l to Freoezs r1.ee, a. roar r*,al. g d to 12 d; ajred 2eret, I d to :id and iriertir to arerae waashefeeoe, 13.1 to 12} per io. Shee;p)in-Cnz ieats, were efl a eInded, vmd we hire no c ,n' to repemt in prce;. The bn17k of the epply ffered -a. dLim of at the Ioown.cz ;ri's:- ?ie, ta to eiach ; dr y in' , 3ldto ad per b. P E des-Pryf te inntne fa".;a ctry, andtbore is brat aompethico 1hr biy wet-salted. :T. Zesald sao obtained a fair ainonnt of anctftet 1 ctatct-:s:- Arerai e ox-hnde, Its to 27e each; d), riw-hides I44 to 32e each; di,, Victorian ealted, 3d to 4jd per lb;do, ew Zeal, salted,4d to d per 1. Kaoi'aj a k We etbinitted a la-ne anpply,...
FOOD FOR LEAN WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
FOOD FOR LEAN WOMAN.I. The Druggists' Circular tells how lean women may grow fleshy, as follows :-A pint of milk taken before retiring at night will cover the scrawniest bones. There are many lean and lank females who sigh for the fashionable measures of plump ness, and who would be vastly improved in health could their figures be rounded with good solid flesh. Nothing is desired more by a thin woman than a full figure, and nothing so provokes the scandal of one of the " clipper builds" as the conscious ness of plumpness in a rival. In cases of fever and summer complaints, milk is now given with excellent results. The idea that milk is feverish has exploded. It is a great mistake to scrimp the milk pitcher. John A. Frampton, the man charged with imposing upon Mr. Dwyer of the National Hotel, Geelong. by means ef a valueless cheque was committed for trial at the Police Court on Monday. Mr. John Wilson, of Gala, Lismore, the gentleman whose name was attached to the cheque, gave eviden...
EXTRAORDINARY CONFLICT WITH BLACKS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) BRISBANE, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
EXTRAORDLYAR i COYFLICT WI'TH BLACKS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED 'RESS TEELORA?MS.) BRISBANs., February 26. The steamer Blackbird arrired at Cook town on Saturday, and landed three wounded men from the schooner Douglas. The story of the crew and their encounter with the blacks is a most extraordinary one. The Douglas left Cairns last month for Guano Island. On the way, she called atan Island off Cardwell and procured three aboriginals. On her arrival at Guano Island, two of the crew and two blacks went ashore, when the latter killed the former ; then swam to the vessel, and killed the mate with an axe. Two other sailors and the captain came up on deck, when they were attacked, wounded, and forced to retire into the cabin. The cook took refuge in the galley, and the three sesmen in the rigging. Next day, the cook shot one of the blacks. The crew then armed themselves, and shot another black in the rigging, and afterwards the third, who had jumped overboard.
AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, February 28. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
A U S1?Af.IAJN 2111EGRAM S. 4USTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TLEGRAMS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, February 28. Fine steady rain has fallen throughout the day. The Governor will upon his return from Daylesford visit Creswick. In the combin'd eleven who are to play against the All-England Eleven next month, Sydney will be represented by D. Gregory, E. Gregory, C. Bannerman, Spofforth, Thompson, and Garrett. Evans is unable to come. The Victorian six will probably be - Cooper, Kelly, Allan, Midwinter, Horan, and Blackham. Calamia is now the best favorite for the Australian Cup. The man John Turner who was wanted by the police when Father Healey was shot at h arranda, was arrested to-day. Sales of wheat have been made at 6s 8d.
INCENDIARISM IN THE WESTERN DISTRICT. (ARGUS'S OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BELFAST, February 26. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
i'Cl~Y'DIARISM IN T'E tIWESTERN DISTRICT. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPU. (ARGCS'S OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BELFAST, February t'3. Daniel Downey, Alfred Warburton, and Patrick Joyce, were brought up at the Bel fast Police Court to-day, charged with setting fire to the station of Messrs. Baird, Turnbull, Murphy Urquhart, and Stewart Brothers on the 6th and Sth of February last The case lasted all day. The prisoner Joyce turned Queen's evidence, and disclosed that the three men had systematically set about, cn the date mentioned, to set fire to the whole country around about Hal kesdale. When they had run short of matches they rode back about a mile and carried fire-sticks from the burning fences, so as to complete the work at other places. Samuel Baird, of Kangatong, deposed that his loss was not less than £6,000; Stewart Brothers said theirs was £1,000; Mr. Turnbull's loss was £3,000; Mr. Murphy's £500, and so on. The prisoners Downey and Warburton were committed for trial. Bail was refused.
ENGLISH MAIL TABLE 1877. FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
0.'GLISH MAIL TABLE 187T. FROM ENGtL.\L Leaves London LIeaves London I Arrives I'a Southlulmtono Fla Brindisi., i t Melbourne. lanuarv . 11 .I:uuarv . 1 March . . 6 Frhrulry v S Fcbruary 14i April . 1larh 3 March . . 10 May . . . 8 Aori? April . 1' . May . S -Maý 3 May 11 June. - 21 1! 31 . ,iue S Julyl. . 6 dmil; : .hk . .irIuust . ' 6 .I ul . I1 e i: _sLt 3. Sepltemniber. 13 lAut -t '". 2: Aun1t 3:1 October. - 13 ,Sý?imubsr . i September S Nuovembnler . 11 October IS October . )i lle,'cenher . 16 November . 15 November 23 January, 1878 9 December . 13 December 21 I February . 4 FRon VICTORIA. Leave LArrives London Arrives at London Melbourne. Via Brindisi. Via Southampton Tanuary, . 5 March . 12 March . 19 February . 2 April . . 9 April . . 16 March . 22 May . 7 May . . . 14 April . . 17 June . . 4 June . . . 11 ar . 15 July . . 2 July . . . 9 •Tune . . . 12 July . . 20 Anugst . . 6 Jul . . . 10 August . "7 September . 3 August . . 7 September 24 October . . 1 September . 4 Octobe...
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. GEELONG, February 26 [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. GEELOSG, February 26 Messrs. D. Guthrle and Co. report: Fat Cattle-Only a small supply was penned to-day, being chiefly cows, which were of fair quality, but not prime. Bullocks brought from £7 10s to £9 12s id; cows from £6 to £8 17s 6d. Fat Sheep-An unusually small number were brought to the hammer, which made prices very firm. Best crossbreds brought from 103 to 15s; inferior, 8a 6d; merinos, from is 6d to ls. Fat Lambs brought from 5s to 79 pd. Fat Calves-All to hand brought full market rates. Store Stock-As yet there is very little doing, the continued dry weather keeping buyers back. Land-We held a sale of Land at 3Iulgrave, near Melbourne, on Thursday last, and sold at from £9 to £10 17s Gd per acre. GEELONG, February 26. Mex rs. Richard Mellish and Co. report: Fat Cattle-A full supply in point of numbers; quality, with a few exceptions, medium, the balance goodL There was the usual attendance of the trade, but the demacnd was slack, and competition...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
AMERICA. The Freemasons have refused to recog nise the negroes. A fight occurred, white against black, in South Carolina. The American troops have again de feated the Indians. The revolutionists in Eucador defeated the President's troops in a bloody battle. The revolutionists are expected to enter Quito. i !
GENERAL SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
GENERAL SUMMARY. The cost of the relief works and mea sures to relieve the famine in Bombay and Madras is estimated at six and a half millions sterling. In the event of war, a split is expected in the British Parliament, the Liberals dividing under the opposing leadership of Lord Hartington and Mr. Gladstone, and the Conseivatives dividing Ithrough the known difference between Lord Salisbury and Lord Beaconsfield. The British ship Ada Iredale, bound for San Francisco, with coal, was totally destroyed by fire. The crew, numbering 23, set out tor Marquesi Island, over 2,000 miles distant. One boat capsized in a gale, but all were saved except one. After being 26 days in open boats, and undergoing great suffering, they arrived safely. The Countess Howe, through grief at the death of her husband, threw herself from a window and was killed. A fire occurred at Stonehall Coal Mine, Bolton. Fifteen persons are known to have perished. Conunercial intercourse between Russ;a and China has been...
NEW ZEALAND. CHRISTCHURCH, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
NEW ZEALAND. CHRISTCIIURCI, February 27. The match All-England Eleven v. twenty two of Canterbury began yesterday, on the Christchurch ground. The Englishmen in their first innings scored 70, including four byes. Hill made 23; Southerton, 11; Charl wood, 7; the rest made nothing higher than four. The Englishmen in their second innings scored 102, leaving the Canterbury team 108 to get to win. Shawmade 22; Hill, 16; Armitage, 15; Jupp, 6; Charlwood, 4. Tuesday's A rgus says :-Something of a sensation was created at the Werribee yes. terday by a report which was circulated to the effect that a man had been shot on the Werribee-park estate by one of the proprie tors; but enquiry divested the affair of the high coloring which it at first received. It appears that on Sunday afternoon Patrick Flaherty a small farmer at the Werribee, went down to the Chirnside estate with his wife and family for a drive. They stopped near a large mulberry tree on the bank of river, not far from IMr. Chirns...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 27. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 1 March 1877
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, February 27. At a meeting of the electors for the Legis lative Council at the Town Hall last night, they carried votes in favour of IMessre Baker, English, Glyde, Hughes, Ingleby, Morgan, Pearce, Raphael, and Scott, and against Messrs. Coglin, Crozier, Dunn, and Kellcoote. An infant has been found dead in Light square. At the inquest the jury returned a verdict of negligence against some persons unknown. The funeral of the late Mr. E. W, An drews was attended by a very large and re presentative gathering. Father Roach, who is leaving Port Ade laide for Melbourne, has been presented with an address and purse of sovereigns. At an adjourned meeting of creditors of Lake and Reynolds it was decided to assign the estate; The English Opera Company are playing to large houses, and the performances are well received. 1,500 bushels of wheat have been sold at Gs 6d; flour, £15 5s.