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LOCAL LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 29 March 1878
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DROWNED IN THE MU[?] [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 29 March 1878
DROWNED IN THE MURRAY A rumour reached Kerang on *** day morning last that a woman had been drowned in the Murray. The rumour proved true, the victim being a married woman named Mary Ash- win, who resided with her husband upon their selection on Pugga*** Island, known in Victoria as Campbell's Island. Whether the death was caused by accident or design there is [some?] doubt; surrounding circumstances *** to the lattter, though it is quite possible it might have been an accident. The unfortunate woman was first missed Saturday afternoon, about half [past?] four; her son, who resides on a selec- tion near Kerang, called at the house and not finding his mother at home concluded she had gone somewhere with his father. About half-an-hour afterwards, the husband, who had been away since morning, returned, and being told deceased was not to be*** about, in company with his son, com- menced an immediate search, in which they were assisted by two men work- ing upon the selection. The search ...
THE EASTERN QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
THE EASTERN QUESTION. Since our last the further progress of the war has been arrested, and the topic of the day is the terms of peace laid down by Russia. On 31st January an armistice was duly arranged and signed, and from that date a cessation of hostilities between the belligerents was agreed to. Up to thispoint the career of the Russian army had been one uninterrupted success after the capture of Plerna and the surrender of Osman Pasha, who still remains a prisoner in the hands of the Russians. After some severe fighting, Adrianople was surrendered to the Russians after. Sulieman Pasha's army had received a severe mauling from the troops of General Gourko. The Turks then re treated into the fastness of the Rhodope Mountains to await the approach of new foes. In this battle it is reported that 4000 Turks were killed, 3600 were taken priso ners, and about 100 pieces of cannon, with a considerable store of ammunition, were captured as well. Sulieman Pasha himself escaped with about...
A LIBERAL PEER ON THE CRISIS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
A. LIBERAL PEER ON THE CRISIS. Lord Fitzhardinge, head of the Liberal house of Berkeley, speaking at a licensed victualler's banquet at Bristol the other night, referred to the political situation. When the Russians crossed the Danube he shbuld have liked to have seen the British fleet ordered to Constantinople, and 40,000 men sent to the lines of Gallipoli. (Cheers) If men had been wanted he would have gone himself. (Great cheering.) He thought it a shame to desert an oldally like Turkey, and he felt it was a hard case. Now, how ever we must be cautious. The Russians established themselves in the immediate neighbourhood of Constantinople, and it would be a very grave question how that city could be defended. Ifwe had to fight we must take off ourcoats and fight at once. (Cheers.) That was thesimplest and hleapest remedy=-(cheers) and in his f fumble opinion would lead to the best re sults. '(Cheers.) If it turned oilt that we s nust fight, he hoped that as Englishmen I eey would no...
THE RUSSIAN TORPEDO FLOTILLA. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
TIHE RUSSIAN TORPEDO FLOTILLA. A. Cronstadt correspondent writes to London, under date 22nd Jan. as follows : -" The Russian naval force intended to act in the sea of Marmora has been taken from the brigade on the Danube, and is proceeding toward the scenes of action by the Schipka route. The torpedoes are being taken via Sofia, together, rumor says, with several cutters from Sistova, but this latter intelligence I cannot vouch for the accuracy of. My own impression is, that the transport of small steamboats would be a work of too great difficulty, unless in deed their conveyance across the Balkans could be assured of, in which case they could steam up the Yantra, or if the river be frozen over be conveyed on sledges on the ice, to the base of the mountains, and on the other side they could easily steam down the river Tunja to within the distance of Iodosto. This would be a work of immense difliculty, but in the last few weeks the Russians have overcome such insuperable obstacles in...
NEWS BY THE SUEZ MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
NEWS BY THE SUEZ MAIL. The mails by the Assam .were landed a?' the 27th instant, nearly a week before the contract time. We subjoin the follow ing particulars: The hon J. J. Casey, formerly Attorney General of Victoria, who has come to Eu rope to represent that colony as executive commissioner at the Paris Exhibition, has arrived at the Bath Hotel, Piccadily, Lon don. Acompany has been formed by Messrs Anderson & Co., in conjunction with Mfessrs F. Green and Co., the well known shipowners, under the title of the Orient SteamNavigation Company (Limi ted), the object being to take over the Orient line of steamships at present run ning between England and Australia, and to develope steam communication between the two countries. A featuie of the com pany is that there is no Board of Directors, the members of the firm named undertak ing to act as managers at first, and from whom further particulars can be obtained. The capital of the company is L500,000 in 5000 shares of L100 eac...
GEORGE SYNNOT & CO'S REPORT. GEELONG LIVE STOCK REPORT. April, 1st. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
GEORGE SYNNOT & CO'S REPORT. GOELONG LIVE STOCK REPORT. April, 1st. FatCattle.-A fair supply of good and prime quality. There was a large attendance of the trade, and prices were firmer. Fat Sheep.-A full market, all of good and prime quality, and prices were equal to last week's quotations. Our sales were-for Messrs llountjoy, Willis, and others-301 wethers, at 1Ms Ud ; 182 crossbred ewes, at lls; 40 ewes, at 7s Gd; and outside 1370 ewes and 1100 wethers. Total sales, 29900 head. Store Stock are in good demand, and we have several buyers for large lots ofcrossbredwethers; and have sold 10,000 merino wethers, 1500 ditto ewes, 2000 ditto wethers, 417 ditto ewes, 800 ewes, also .535 mixed sheep. Totalsales, 15,252 head.
THE COHUNA POST-OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
T" CE COHUNA-POST-OFFICE. SNumerous complaints have reached this office of delay ahd non:delivery of newspapers" which -pass througli the Cohuna postoflice. In one particular iase, a subscriber informed us he had hot received a:' single copy :for two moniths. The paper in question had beeni r(egularly ent, -aid bore the ad-" dress, tvid Cbhunk-" Several instances .lave occurred where the papers hav;e not-been received,'thouigh sent from this .office. .This is extremely annoy ing, not only to ourselves, but to those to whom the -paper is .sent, and who naturally are disappointed at no- get ting their accustomed paper. - It may be just possible that the whole: blameo is not due" to the Cohuna postoffice, but it is very remarkable that more complaints have reachen us from that locality than from all the other districts' together in which t je Tv ls.s circulates. We do not accuse the officer in charge of any intentionalAdereliction of duty, but.we must charge him with a want of courtesy...
STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
STOCK REPOlKT. Messrs J.C. Walker and Co, report: Fat Cattle.-1,417 yarded, consisting ge nerally of medium to good quality. The market was brisk throughout, and prices show a slight improvement on last week's rates. We quote bestbullocks at £91 s Gd to £1110s, good quality to £8 1is Gd, and others to £G, good quality cows brought £5 12s Gd to £0 2s Gd. We sold GO bead, mixed sexes, for the HIon Sir John O'Sha nassy,and 200 for Messrs Westblade,Berry, Stevenson, Rundell, Kelly and others, at marketrates. Fat Calves.--SGyarded,which sold rapidly at satisfactory prices. We sold 39 for the Hon dir J. O'Shanassy at £2 12s, and 0 from the neighborhood at £2 10s. 'Fa eep.--8,09 yarded. The market was brisk for all qualities, and sales were easily effected at late rates. We quote best merino wethers lls Gd to 15s, ewes, Ss to 10s Gd, good wethers to 1Is, inferior ewesto 83. We sold 701 for Mr James Tyson, 520 forIMr T. Robertson, and a few odd lots from the neighborhood at quotations. ,Mes...
LOVE AND MISCHIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
LOVE AND 1LiSOllIE. One sunny day Love chose to stray - Adown a rosy path forfidden, Where Mischief deep hi am:,ush lay, And watched his snare'neathflowers hid den. Love, tumbling in, began to shout ForMischiefs aid, lest he should smother: "You little demon, let me out, Or I'll report you to my mother." SaidMischief, "I'll not set you free Unless you share your power with me, And give of every heart you gain One half to joy and half to pain." Love struggled, but in vain, alas ! He was not born to prove a martyr, And, sad to tell! it came to pass, He gaveit to the little Tartar. Love flew to Venus in a pet, And cried, when he hud told his story : " Oh, Queen of Beauty, never let That little imp wear half my glory.". The goddess, with a look sedate, Reolied, "I cannot alter fate ; But you shall conquer still, my boy, I'll make Love's pain more sweet than joy. Z.Y.
HEALTH OFFICER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
..EAt1H OFFICE'S3 REPORT. There have been fonr deaths during the past month, one from typhoid fever, onefrom croup1one fromphthisis,and one from extreme anaemia.and exhaustion. The case of typhoid was complicated with hiamohrrage, and was fatal during the second week, I had the! patient 'insolated, ,disirfectants being freely used, and so far no more cases have e occurred in a family of six or seven. i I was much gritified on reading - your leaping article in last iveek's issue sug gestingthe planting of tiees in' and at out the town, and . I need scarcy ly say I most tcirdially. :coincide- with' you in your rcm rksoni the sub;e-t: They would relieve the, dreary: aspect" pres' sented to the eye, and would also be benficial to ihe publid:health inasmuch as they would afford shelter from cold winds in winter, and shade from the suns' rays in summer,being ornamental in apperancee. If care were taken .to plant those of the-eucalypti speciessay the ordinary blue gumn, 'good. might accrue...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. RUSSIA PREPARING FOR ANOTHER CAMPAIGN. Sandhurst, Thursday, 6.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
I LATEST -INTE LLIGENCE. BY ELECTLIC TELEGRAPH.i [:Ox oUI O WN i CsProNDEN:T RUSSIA PREPARING FOR ANO THER CAMPAIGN.. Sandhurst, Thursday, 6.36 p.m. Late cablegrams state that' the Earl of Salisbury's circular, 'givin Englaid's I determination, has caused a strong sen" - sation among the European Powers. Russia has ordered his 'troops in - Turkey to prepare for a new campaign.. [ The Queen's message, calling !out r the reserves, has been confirmed. ; Au-tria demands that Russia should alter his terms of peace. : " 'Prince Charles of Servia is tnobi ising his army- i Russia is strengthening his lines! in the vicinity of Constantinople. The Timne correspondent has been .iurdered in Thessaly by Turks. The demand of Russia for the with drawal of the.British fleet from the Sea of Marmiora is not confirmed. Th' Earl of Leitrim, his clerk and car driver/have been shot dead near i ilford, in Donegal, Ireland during an. agrarian outrage.. The prorogation of the Victorian Parliament has. been...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
POSTAL ARRANGE MENT; ". The followingis the time for the arrival and de3patch of Mails at Kerag : -. MAILS CLOSE- FOR Durham Ox, Inglewood. anldhurat, Melbourne At 6 p.m DAILY - MAILS ARRIVE FROM Melbourne, Sandhurst, Ioglewood, Diiram Ox At 9 a ni DAILY. MAILS ARiRIVE' FIOIM M'ELBOURNE, VIA Echuca At 7 40 p.m on Wedesday Gohuaa I Saturday MAILS ARRIVE FROM -L( M.ndy" Swan Hill At 5.45a.m on. :Wednesday - S-.,at-iuay MAILS CLOSE FOIR Cohuna ) . :Wedneday Rohuca. At 12 30 p.m. on and'" elbitourne Saturday MAILS CLOSE FOR .Swan Hill at ' a.m. oD'Tuesdy and Friday, at. , p m: on_Satdrday.
BRITISH WAR PREPARATION [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
B3R;ITIS. WAR PREp Negotiations have been the transport department weithr tractors for immediate deliery, of considerablequantities of pre and other provisions for preoop The activity apparent at W senal is daily increasing, and a 4 dreds of fresh hands have beens la various departments. The for m gun factories, who have for renefy been engaged only four day ot now working full time, new o dm been received for guns of e description. er A Ne Tork telegrm to the Ti, -British officers absent in the e3 States on leave are being ordered hr grams immediately to return to aci In all the naval yards of the Kingdom work is being pushed with the greatest energy. Th Bonnie Kate will take out 150 Tons ridges, other warlike stores, 25 clothing for the Mfalta troops an quantity of provisions. The o at Woolwich Dockyard is being kept in case it should be required, and it lieved that in the event of emergenec Dockyard generally, as well as thatp t ford, might be extensively utilisedt large manufact...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
IMPOUNDINGS. EcucA--Tmprunded at Echo-a, 6th March, by the T.,wn Inspe. t. ; tres: as? 20s e : Flea bitt n grey borne, switch tail. b ind near eye, P C or P ti near shouller; chesnut mare, long tail, stripe, fo e fetlocks enlar-ed. M near oh ul.er, like 31 bene.th - over like 8 upon 1 1 off shnulder On 'lth M3rch. by Helds man of the Terrick Terrick Common We st Ram, ear nmarkd tI L on back or loWn. enana ges £5; twelve (12 the-p. ewes, oImbs, and wethers, vlrious ear marks, brand- X (cross), Y J C. 0, B, and like 0 L If not claimed and expenses paid to be sold on 111th April, 1675. George Jamicson, poundkeeper RaTwoon-Imponuded at Ravrwo., by the Herdsman. Red a d white cow. large faint brand lik. TC off ribs; red and white heifer calf, prereny of abtve. unbranded. If n-t claim-d and expenses t aid, to be sold on 17th April. 187R. J. F. Willoughby, pouedkeeper. Ecnuca. - Impoun:ied at Ec.'uca, 13th March 1878, by H. P. Goldie Trespass ld each. Brown steer white ba_.k a" d bedy lH n...
AGRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
AGRICULTURAL. From all directions we hear of the far mers being very busy ploughing 'in the Bendigo district, and preparing the ground for sowing early wheatcrops. Agriculturists especially in all the newly settled districts should, as the Age says, start wheat sowing without delay. The season so far bears a similarity to that of the corresponding period of last year, and it will be remem bered that the wheat crops which missed the early rains are those which now 'ap pear among the low averages. A check, it may be observed, has taken place in the quantity of wheat and flour received in the metropolis during the past week, and there has been a stiffening in prices, which is likely to increase. Bad roads, and farmers being busy with ploughing and sowing, will decrease the receipts, while stocks will be rapidly lightened by the considerable ex port trade going on, which now materially co-operates with the daily consumption to clear out supplies. The Geelong Advertiser states that the w...
PARLIAMENTARY. WEDNESDAY, 3RD APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
PARLIAMENTARY, WTEDSESDAY, 3BD APRIL. In the Council last evening the App priation Bill was read a first time, andi??i second reading fixed for this eveni With reference to the Gipps Land F way difficulty, Sir Charles Sladensaidt ' the Minister of Railways had assured I that he would be prepared to propose c alternative line, which wouldovercomee t? difficulties which met the conference a the bill, and would meet with the conae ence of the House. Under these circi stances the Council would agree with Pl that the time had arrived when he ni, call the conference together in the hope d something being done to connect the Gi land line with Melbourne. Tlis met tL approval of the House, and it was agrc the conference would meet next momin. The debate was then resumed, on 5 Charles Sladen's motion for an address h the Governor,commenting (very imprope ly) on his one sidedness or plainly speaki,' partiality. This was pressed to a divis and was carried by 16 votes to 5 afterco siderabe debat...
RUSTON. MONDAY, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
1rtTSTON. Eo A. c E PONptDSSET) 3osXDar, April 1. 7rh S ?rerSescion-, preided orer hby Thy atrer, ha. e ju?te bren held at T, . o is very much respected ,n i,' t r i - -"-t for his deciseion , and the Ia he Lets through the business ol Th court, end DsrlFng Rivers are Tin ery fast frcm th iets of ith lr :in-s a they appear to bare been fie "rl ia l t of steamers hsue started Dp fro rorlh w'h FIsupplieS for the SrelThe har the handp of the bac h 5cr c?mn tre h.urray for the first 0. ztri riea they vepect to atet up to wi th a a+ Y t h e r e f o r e e x p e c t t h e WtilO t e temed by all. Fr the reports to.hand, I hear that ith has baen the heaviest rain since 1870.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 5 April 1878
There arepersonsto whom nothing In the prospectus of a "personally tour," the following passage ocurs: allowed to bathe in the Dead Sea if d ,then go forward to Jordan, tahingl rest on the margin of the esared stresw allowed for bathing." The recent rain (says the Pleast News) have slightly retarded the connection with the first section of the from Stawell to Horsham, but it is an. that in a few days additional hanad employed, and the'works will be in ifs At present the men are lrinrcip llly e. fe ling timber in the forest, which conveyed to its destination as speedily aible. In reference to the recent races at S G'ppsland Timeswrites:? "It is a a. gentleman who should be an auth the suhject, tha about £.1500 hs bee. out of Sale during the last three dayl bookmakers and vislttrs invidllon3l" as sharpers. Hi? I from 7%'? atrs on "human weaknese," ad. s that they made liauls of £10 ech. pretty easily acconrted for, but it isr that the average is geatly andosesint:i 31r .R Brorgh Smyth...