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MESSRS BENSON AND CO.'S REPORT. Saturday, 24th April. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
. :VTi:SRT?R BENSON AND CO.'S REPORT. Saturday, 24th April. HonsE Market.—There have bcca a good many ■inquiries for draught stock during the prist week, and n steady business has been done in modium and heavy harness horses. At onr auction pale on Saturday trado was scarcely as brisk as usual. We have sold medium draught liorses at from £12 to .£25; plough liorses from , £7 to £10; hacks and light harness horses we may quoto at from £5 to £16. ■Qaiky Cattle.—Good cows, with calves at foot, are • worth from £3 to £7 10s. - > : Pio and Povj.try Market.—There was a good : demand for pigs on Thursday last, but our supplies were considerably short of the average. Owing to the Marong races falling on Thursday, thero was comparatively few pigs forward from that district. Poultry—We have noticed a considerable improvement in the quality of the poultry brought in to us of late, and much better prices have consequently been obtained. We have dispoped of a large quantity at the undermentio...
THE LONDON TIMES ON BRIBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
THE LONDON TIMES ON BRIBERY. When Mr Disraeli's Bribery Act was first introduced into Parliament its operation was limited to England, and it was a favourite argument with Mr Ayrton, Mr Bouverie, and the two or three other sticklers for what they miscalled the privileges of the House of Commons, that an experiment must be vis cious anp impolitic which could not be ex tended to Ireland. The act was, however, extended to include Ireland also, and the energy of Mr Justice Keogh is a practical refutation of the premises from which Mr Ayrton and his allies proceeded. The trial at Dublin has proved a fit complement to the investigation at Drogheda, and tiie same sound principles of electoral freedom have been applied with strict impartiality in con demnation of Liberal and Conservative. Sir Arthur Guiness, " the head of the greatest commercial firm in Ireland"—a firm dear to thirsty souls—has met the samo /ate as Mr Benjamin Whitworth, the pious President of tho United Kingdom Alliance fo...
MESSRS [?] [?]HERSON AND, CO.'S REPORT. Saturday, 24th April. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
**j«.ano *_ M^piinnRON AND ,CO.\S REPORT. outurimy, ^jriu .house juakket.—A lew Head of lino draught colt0 were forward from Kyncton, but the reserves wore too high to allow of any business being done. Broken-in Btock—The market was not so brisk as last week, and ploughing being generally proceeded with in this district the attendance was not so good as usual. Prices remain unaltered. Heavy draught nominal, £"10 to £50; medium draught, £25 to £30; plough horses, £12 to £15'; hacks and light harness, £6 to £12. Dairy Cattle.—On Thursday good milch cows were in fair demand: Dales of second quality at from £4 15s to £5 15s. Pio Market.—Wo yarded on Thursday one hundred and three head. Prices were good, and would have been better, but many of the trade were absent at the Marong races. As it was, good porkers brought from 5d to 5h& per lb. The market continues firm with an upward tendency.
THE CATHOLIC COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
THE CATHOLIC COUNCIL. Tho ceremony of publicly closing the Provinoial I Counoil of Catholic Bishops of Australia was per formed on Sunday morning in Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne. The religious ceremonials which took place were very much similar to those which wore witnessed at the opening of tho Synod. The ohurch was, notwithstanding, crowded in every part, and apparently as much interest manifested in tho event n9 was apparent on the previous Snnday. Soon after the hour appointed for tho commencement of the services a procession of aoolytes, clergymen, and bishops, moved from the residence of Dr Goold, the Bishop of Melbourne, and passing through tho grounds attaohed to the palace, enterod tho cathedral by the main entrance and travorsed the nave of the church to the chancel, where the clergy and dignitaries occupied Bea's propared for thom. Tho Litany of. the Saints, which had been chanted as th«9 procession moved along, having been concluded, pontifical high mass was commenced....
DENILIQUIN. Pastoral Times Office, 9th April. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
DENILTQUIN. Pastoral Times Office, 9th April. In Dcniliquin and the surrounding district prirao beef is very 6carcc and dear. Mutton of first' quality is rising, but a large supply of fat sheep may l>e cxpected soon, the season being most luxurious for grass nnd ■water. 1200 prime fat sheep (Gilbert's), for Melbourne, crossed on Tuesday; some few killed here turned out beautiful meat, and weighty. They will muster 'at . Aratula for fnt cattlo next week; about 150 will be despatched from thenco to Victoria. A draft of nbout 1500 (William Lang's) aro cxpected; 2000 fat shoep (Wilson's), from Coree, crossed on Monday.
AS WE APPEAR FROM A DISTANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
AS WE APPEAR FROM A DISTANCE. We take from the Pastoral Times the fol lowing portion of a letter written by a sprightly visitor from Otngo, to his friend in New Zealand. Speaking of Echuca, he somewhat flippantly remarks :— This is about the moBt pretentious place, in the Way of an inland township, I have ever seen—its very vastness awes one. A few years ago it con sisted of an hotel and a few bark hnts—-now its extant is reckoned by miles, '1 he railway came, and the most extravagant notions were at once formed as to its future greatness. Building lotB fetched extreme prices—the town was laid out on an immense scale—houses, stores, and banks were built for that great trade whioh never came. Certainly, it has a very busy appearance during the wool season, bat that lasts only three months, and then the people for the other nine improve their.minds by abusing their ncighnurs, talking soundal, and drinking nobblers. I forgot, the lust industry when speaking of the trade of the plaoe; i...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. ; From our latest telegraphic intelligence we gather the following:— THE TASMAN1AN CABLE. : Flinders, i Signals are received at intervals through the cable. It is working well. All is ap parently in perfect order. We cannot ask any questions through the cable yet. The latest signals were received from the other end at five o'clock. Then all was well. Sydney. In the race on Saturday for the Doncaster Handicap, the stewards were called upon to deal with a charge lodged against the jockeys of Falcon (Stanley) and Circassian (Colley) for fighting during the running. The stew ards decided to fine Stanley £20 and dis qualify him for the remainder of the. year; and Colley has been fined £10 and- disquali fied during the present meeting. Mr Walter Renny has been elected Mayor of Sydney for the ensuing year. The Waratah Coal Company, at their half yearly meeting, declared a dividend of 10 per cent for the half year. Adelaide. His Excellency Sir James Fergusson has r...
MR JONES AT BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
MR JONES AT BALLARAT. The local papers state that Mr C. E. Jones arrived at Ballarat on Friday afternoon, and that he was received at the train by a rather limited gathering-of persons, who endeavoured to make up in enthusiasm what they lacked in numbers. In the evening1 he addressed about 2500 persons in the Alfred Hall, the chair being taken by Councillor James. Mr Jones made rather a lengthy speech, in which he did all he could against Mr Francis, and promised to treat of Mr [liginbotham on Tuesday evening. He promised to go back to Parliament, if he could, and said that a special Act of Parliament required to disfran chise the borough, would not bo easily ob tained from both Houses of Parliament. He denied that he had been guilty of corrupt practices, and did not want his party to send him in again if they thought he was guilty. There was still much speculation as regards the result of the election, and many persons believed that Mr Jones would be returned. Many names bad been m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
for Sale r,1 for Sale, HE,"well-known IRON STERN-WHEEL Steamer J.H.P, The owner, J. H. Pollard, having disposed of his business at Hay to Mr J. E. Warby, late of : -Wagga Wagga, will have no further use for the above. •, For particulars apply to Messrs Wm M'Cullooh and Co, Eehuca and Melbourne; or to the under signed. J. H. Pollaed, 172 Hay, N.S.W. MB—M—WlllllWll,—M I IIIIIWII—BP— UJI —Mill Wool, Stations, Ag-eiacfles, «S:c "QALMAHOY CAMPBELL & CO. Sheep and Cattle Salesmen, 47 Boueke-street West, Melbourne. James Mann, representative at Deniliquin. G. Foesxth & Co., do. "Wagga Wagga Do do. Dubbo 716 -Advances on Station Properties* THE TRUST and AGENCY COMPANY of AUSTRALASIA (Limited), Having now a large amount of capital foi investment are prepared to make Libeeal Cash Advances at Reduced Rates On Squatting PnorErcriEs In Victobia and New South Wales, Beight Beothees & Co, Managing Agents. Solicitors—Parton and Hellins, Melbourne. 110 Business notices. OHN ...
STOCK REPORTS, &c. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
STOCK REPORTS, See. ECHUCA AND MOAMA. Tho following mobs of stock have croB cd since our last issue:— April 25 (Sunday)—A mob of about 1200 fat sheep, from Coree station. April 27—575 fat welliers, mid 575 fat owes, from Gilbert's, Wahillawali (Old Man Plain.) . The weather has been fine during , the. last few days and as wo write the sky looks clear and frosty.
PRINCE ALFRED IN NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, April 16. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
, PRINCE ALFRED JN NEW ZEAT.ANTV Wellington. Anril 1G. The Prince (who arrived on the 11th, and landed next day) attended the Friendly So cieties'./^ for a few minutes, and then went to the Peninsula to hunt pigs. The (lay was cold and showery. The Galatea was open to the public to-day. Tho Prince leaves for Nelson at seven o'clock to-morrow morning. He will go in the Galatea as far as .Lyttelton, whence he will proceed in the Blanche to Otago. He will leave Lyttelton on the 25th, arrive at Dunedin on the fol lowing day, and leave again on the 30th. It is doubtful if the Governor will accompany him.
LATEST TELEGRAM OF NEWS. NELSON, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
LATEST TELEGRAM OF NEWS. (From the Otago Daily Times.) Nelson, April G. A rumour is current that tlio ultimatum of the Government, demanding the surrender of the White Cliffs murderers by the King, has been accepted by him as a declaration of war. A large fire took place in Queen-street. Auckland, on Friday morning, by which five shops were destroyed. The yield from the Golden Crown claim for the nine months ending on March 31,wa9 over 20,000oz. A patch of Hunt's claim is estimated worth £1,000. Wellington, April 7. On Sunday morning two of Captain Richardson's mounted men were drowned by falling out of a punt while crossing tho Wanganui River, while a strong gale was blowing. It is reported that Colonel M'Donnell has been appointed Commissioner of Police at Sydney. The steamer Beautiful Star is ashore in Porirua Bay, but is not damaged, and it is expected that she will be got off next tide. Napirr, April 11. The settlement of Mohaka, forty miles from Napier, was attacked yesterday ...
ECHUCA DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
ECHUCA DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. A meeting of the JSchuca District Koacl took place yesterday, at the Road Board, High street. Present—Messrs R. J. Glass (chairmnn), Wm Nash, John Mackenzie, J. W. Manifold, John Higgins, and Irving Winter. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The correspondence was of an unimportant description. THE QOULBURN RIVER ROAD REPORT. In noordanco with a resolution passed at a meeting of tlio Bourd on the 30th day of March, 1869, appointing a committee to mako an inspec tion, and to report upon tlio best lino of road to be obtained, from the districts bordering on the Goulburn liiver to Echuoa, met on Friday, the 16th inst., and prooeoded to Bundary Plain, near the south-east corner of the Parish of Kanya pella. Your committee therefore beg to report that, having made the B0uth-e;ist corner of allotment 1, area of Kanyapella their starting point, they proceeded on in a north-westerly oourse along the high ridge of land in a direct line to...
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. MOHAKA SETTLEMENT DESTROYED BY THE HAU-HAUS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND, (From the Wellington Evening Post, April 11.) MOIIAKA SETTLEMENT DESTROYED BY THE HAU-IIAUS. Telegrams received from Napier to-day by Mr Donald M'Lean state that Mohaka Las been surprised by the Ilau-haus. Some settlers are supposed to be killed, and four teen kegs of ammunition captured. This is tbe first attack on a settlement within the Province of Hawke's Bay. Mohaka is only forty miles from Napier. The settlers at Waikare and Arapawanui are fast coming into Napier. Herewiri arrived from Mohaka in a boat. He saw thirty or forty Maories marching four deep down to Kerpu's pa, with a flag flying. There were fourteen casks of ammunition in the pa. He afterwards saw smoke at tbe pa and at Pearce's h ouse. The Hau-baus were supposed to be living in Hudson's house. Hudson and Stark- were fired on near the residence of the latter. All the settlers at Waikare and Arapawanui are coming in. M'Kinnon and Stark have ar rived with the men from the Wairoa expedi tion.
THE RIVER NAVIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
THE RIVER NAVIGATION. After a good deal of careful consideration (says the Wagga Wagga Express) it has been finally determined that a River Steam Naviga tion Company shall he formed in Wagga Wagga. On Wednesday evening last the promoters of the Company met to receive the report of the depu tation that had been Bent to Eohuca, to collect informotion in referenoe to the navigation of the Murray and Lower Murrumbidgee, and to ascer tain the ooat of either building or purchasing a steamer suited to the requirements of a Wagga Wagga trade. The depntation, it appeared, had made good use of their time, and had collected, for the purposes of the projected Company, a large fund of very valuable information. They have either personally examined, or inquired into and ascertained the nature of the build, oapaoity, and capabilities of several of the boats on the Murray, and their enquiries subsequently led them to the conclusion that the steamer Yiotoria, of 60 tons, and her barge of 90 tons bur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
THE RIVERINE HERALD BI-WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, Is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and des patched on tlie same day by the Victorian and New South Wales Mails. Subscription, Ten shillings and sixpence per Quarter, payable iu advance; or twelve shillings if credited, with postage-added to country subscribers. The quarters commence on 1st July and 1st October of this year. Subscribers commencing after the beginning of a quarter will bo charged proportionately to tho termination of the current three months. Orders to discontinue cannot be rcctived after the beginning of a quarter, and should be forwarded during the last mouth of a quarter, together with tiic amount due for all arrears then owing. .NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. &lt;> .."rJ j To. afford .the. utmost-facility.!to business men 'for obtaining the publicity they require, the; following scale of .charges for advertising in the Riverine He'rAm has been adopted." ''' '' 1 b: d. For one inch for one insertion....;......... ...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. APRIL—MAY. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
r,a i, r n i) a k for t h k w k e n.. Apan,—May. phases of the hook, Last quarter. Sunday, 4th, 6.28 a.m. New moon ..Monday, 12th, 11.27 a.m. First quarter. .Tuesday, 20th, 12.4G a.m. Full moon . .Monday, 26th, 4.1p.m. Apogee .. 8th, 11 p.m. Perigee .. 24th, 5 p.m. AT ECHTJCA. Days of the Sun. Date Week. "Moon. Rises. Sets. H. M. tr. jr. H. jr. 28 Wednesday.. 6 39 5 15 11, 1 2p.m. 29 Thursday *. 6 40 5 14 7 49 30 Friday 6 41 5 13 8 38 , 1 Saturday 6 42 5 12 9 31a.m. 2 Sunday ' .. 6 43 5 10 10 23 3 Monday .. 6 44 5 9 11 19 4 Tuesday 6 45 5 8
THE LATE FESTIVAL IN THE PARK. (To the Editor of the Riverine Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Riverine Herald — 28 April 1869
THE LA.TE FESTIVAL IN THE .PA HIT (To the Editor-of the lliverine Ilerald.) Sir,—-Tlic delicate state of Mr Hartshorn's •health'preventing' his writing, he authorises me to endorse the statement of his reasons for not joining in the children's fete on the 19th instant, contained in Mr Mitchell's letter in your last issue. He hopes to have the satis faction of giving them in detail in a few days. Although having n strong opinion in the ten dency of the style of comment which the Riverine Herald has seen fit to adopt on this gathering; of the children for a pleasant holi day, I refrain from expressing it, merely re marking, that under its former management no attempt to sow the seed of sectarian hate was ever made in its columns. Nor did its editor ever endeavour—nor would he, as all who knew him know—to stigmatise a respectable citizen as disloyal. Your obedient servant, P. LANDY. Echuca, 27th April, 1869. [We fully concur with Mr Landy when he says that under its former management t...