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Local. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
We notice that the Chairman of the Broadford Board, at the request of several ratepayers, has convened a meeting of the inhabitants of that district for Tuesday'next at the Sunday Oreek Hotel, to consider the advisability of taking steps to. petition the Minister of Justice to establish a Court of Petty Sessions at Broadford, and also to dis. cuss the advisabilty of asking for a telegraph office at that place. On to-morrow (Friday) an election to fill an extraordinary vacancy in the Seymcur Road Board, caused by the retirement of Mr Clement Perron, will be held. Mr Perron is wooing the sweet voices of the electors once more, and is opposed by Mr Thomas Murray The contest is calculated to create considerable interest and excitement, as both gentlemen are favorably known in the locality. We believe the next series of popular readings in Kilmore will be held on Friday evening, the 5th proximo. The weather has been extremely cold for the past few days. On Sunday night a very. severe fro...
DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO'S REPORT. Melbourne, July 20, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO'S ]EPORT. Melbourne, J~y 20, 1870. FAT ('ATTLR.--Full supply entered, viz, 1,638 head two "hirds of wijic, nearly ill good qnaliiv were sold to.day at slightly reduced rates, eay 22e 6A to 25e per 101; lbs for top ?ns 1 medium t" goo,, q.alitv brought former currencies, say 40e to 22+ Gil per 100 lbs. The top ave'age of the day f".r cet'ie was ohb. tained for a draft of Mr William Robertson's favo 1r, its brand from Co14c, viz, £R 13 bullocks, an 1 £8 4, cows. We sold-102 tfor r iWdliam Robertson at the above averages 126 nullocks for Mr A Blar k, Camperdo'n, averaging £8 8; 3 ; 200 for Mr Winm. Pearson, Kilrmany Park, at £6 18a; and several small lots for Messrs Ashron, Turubull, Henderson, Zairs and Simmons. FAT CALYdis were also fully supplied; beat s'ld up to 60s. We sold-9 for Mr Ashton~ Roasda's, at from 25s to 57s 6ri. FAT SrBR?.-A smaller supply of sheep than usual, viz, 16 578 were shown, only half of which were from good to pr:me quality. Best desc...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
MELBOVRNE PRODUOE MARKIT. M MI'Caw Ernd Another report at follows for 'he week ending Wednesday :--Flour and Wheat flrm at a slilht advancen on last week's rate;, with a die position, on the part of the trade, to operate exten sively. Best country brands of the fo-mer article readily o.mmandi, g.£11 Se, in parcels; and prime samples of wheat 5s and upwaer a. Feeding grains are etall on the rise, t',e few pare ia of oats to hand sell.ng at an advance of from 2 t to 3d over last week's prices: Potted butter has been coming forward in large quantitier, both from local makers and the verious colonies, rausin? a srious decline in prices Have placed a few prime lots privately at up to 10d, but could not obtain over 8d at the tale to day for the very bee quali y. Cheese is not in plentiful ,upply; and, being in rood requst, anticipate slightly boiter. ;tes shortly. Below we give details-result of actual sales : L eD £ eD. Flour,'sk dad Victorian 11 0 0 to 1 5 0 do, seconds 815 0 to 10 0 0 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
SE3S .. ) ^RDON & GOTCH, of Collins etree welt, Dfelbournes have been appointed agent r this Journl, rMr G000, Ballarat, has been appointed agent this journal. L-ONDON AGENOY. TEE Fuss PrEss may be read gratuitously in Lon. on, t the News Rooms of Messrs GORBDOI and a0T1R, 121 Holborn Hill, where advertisements and eubsrions tlr the 5lmo are receivsd. TAf KILMORE FREE PRESS. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING AT SYDNEY STREET, KILMORE. TEE terms or adverthing inathe Kilmore Free fress are as under : TWO SHILLINGS AND SIXPENCE PER INCH. A reduction of tea n er cent will be made for doertitements ordered i) one month ; twenty per eat for Itwo mntlls; n.l thirty-three per cent for tree months:-beyond which time a special arrange ert will be made. The terms of subscription to the Kilmore Free Press wil; be 6s 6d per quarter in town, and 7e 6d if posted the country. bhe Quarters for subscription to the Free Press will commence on the 23rd March, 23rd June, 23rd Beptember, and 23rd ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
ADVERTISEMENTS. BROADFORD ROAD DISTRICT. r iENDERS will be received until Tuesday, the 2nd I August, at eleven o'clock a.m:, For cutting sideling near She Oak Hill (in two separate sections), on the road from Broadford to Yea Plans and specifications to be seen at the office of the Boad The Board do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any tender - (By order) J. M. K. AIL KEN, Clerk. Road Board Office, Broadford, 5th July, 1870. SEYMOUR ROAD DISTRICT. .TENDERS; 3 rENDERS will be received until 11 o'clock a.m. . of Tuesday the 2nd August for the following j works: 1 Repair to culvert on main road Dabyminga 2 ,bl-ring about 1; miles of road, parish of SAveel Plats &c, at this office. Any teLder t.ot necessarily Saccepted. (By order) T HOWARD, Clerk. SRoad Board Office. Seymour, July 18, 1870:. BROADFORD ROAD DISTRICT. Election Notice. &nbsp; AN ELECTION to fill up ordinary vacanies &nbsp; in the Board of the above District; caused by the &nbsp; r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
BE-ALLA,-Jmpounded at Benalia Smestar and -treak,:near hip down, indescribable brnd over BT near shoulder, W over T offshoul. der (the T conjoined) black filly, sreak near hind foa white, u near shoolder, 2 off shboulder bay horse, off bind foot white, Y over B off shoulder, ear mrump, B off rump b bor eista, near hind foot white, blind near eye, GOcer,. over A over heart near shoulder, 0 B tear sad off cheek b!l k mare, star, off hind foot white, m near shoul der, Y of shoulder chebnt horse, star and anip, both hind feet white' hke MAconjoined near shoulder, blotch near rump tey colt, both bind feet white, J, near shoulh If not claimed, &e, to be sold on 17th August 3 WATTS, Poundkeeper COBURG.-lmpounded at Ooburg tgrey me, long tail, collar marked, no visible brard ,its horse, hollow back, D off shoulder chnut pony mare, b'az.,, harness marked, small brand like 8 near neck If not claimed, &o, to be sold on 17th August F W BUZA'3LO, Poundkeeper GIll(JIN-E.-Impounded...
THE ST. ARNAUD MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 28 July 1870
THE ST. ARNAUD MURDER. (FROM THE ARARAT ADVERTISER.) &nbsp; The Circuit Court was opened at Ararat on Tuesday by his Honor Judge Williams, and intense excitement prevailed, owing to the trial of Andrew Vair for the wilful mur- der of Amos Cheale, at St Arnaud, in Jan- uary, 1869. Vair pleaded "Not Guilty," and was defended by Mr.McDermott. Mr Adamson, the Crown prosecutor, opened the case, and called Mrs Hardingham, who heard the fatal shot fired, and saw a man run off into the scrub. She described this man's size and clothing, which tallied with Vair's description. Mr Smith, Mr Johnstone, and Mr Cadzow gave evidence of hearing the shot, and finding Cheale lying wounded and dying. Cheale said he had been shot by Vair, and on his being removed to Cadzow's house, his dying deposition was taken by Dr Brisbane. Cheale distinctly said that Vair had shot him, and he died in three quarters of an hour. The evidence of a man named Bedwell proved that Vair had left a gun with him at a...
A TERRIBLE SCENE. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
A TERRIBLE SCENE. S---°--- 7 Every day brings additional news to pie. vious reports of the extensive conflagration Iin the forests and on the mo untain woodlands r in Sullivan, Orange, Delaware, and Madison Scounties in New. York State. These fires i have raged with greater violence aed in Sflicted a larger amount of damage, over a 1 greater extent of territory, than has ever Sbefore been known in this'country. The I general oupposition is that they were of in. -cendiary origin; These fires have been Swintonly and recklesjy allowed to ravago thousands of acres of valuable woodland, Scausing destraclion to millions oftrees, coMas of cut wood, logs, ship joints, bark, &c.; also several dwellings, barns, and an.ny fences. The estimated amount of loss :. Duchess, Orange, Sullivan, Delaware, and Maddisou counoies is set down at five m! lions of dol.res. The SillivaQ couiiiy fore.~ have been bura for a ds ;:,.ned o' ' we .i miles; the Delaware couiny wool.iod ;,;,ve been devastale...
DIAMOND CREEK QUARTZ REEFS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
DIAMONvD C1REEK QUARTZ REFSF E . (From the Daily Telegraph.) Some seventeen miles from Melbourne, on 1 the Caledonian Diggings R'oad, there is a quartz mine in full operation. Some five years ago Messrs Phillips and Lewis found a reef on the Diamond Creek, and worked it with success foi. about three. years." The money obtained was, however, spent in costly and ineffective work, and for,the last two years operations have been at a stan'l still. The Diamond reef stretches out near the township of Nillumbik North to a large bend of the Diamond Creek, being, three quarters of a mile in length. Numerous shaftslnud spoill;e,.ps attest the rich character of the reef, and about two years ago a quanu tity of land was purchased by Messrs 'Pat terson, Christian, and Day, on which they commenced mining operations. They ereeted a 12-horse power engine, driving ten head of stamipers, 5ewt. each, and commenced work. ing what they called the Union reef, in a stgep bijll forming the boundary of the ...
SANDHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
8AND HURST, Messrs L. MAOPaE soN AND Co. report: Saturday, 23rd July. Unbroken stock-None forward. Broken in stock-As usual our bazaar was well attended by the general public as well asby dealers, and the draught stook offered were very superior: Sales of the best class of heavy . draught stock ase still difficult to effect, there being soarcely any contracts going forward in the distriot, and the carrying trade is at present reduced to very narrow limits. Prices rema.m unaltered, say--heavy draught £40 to £560 ; medium, £18 to £30; hacks and light harness, L6 to L12; weeds unsaleable; our best price for draught stock on Saturday, was L37 10e, Store and Mhilh ca:tlo--Our sales arc-Milob cows from L5 to L7 10s per head; store cows and two yeas old heifers from 27s 6d' to 62s 6d per head. Quiet store cattle are greatly in demand, and we could place two or three hundred head at high rates in small lots of from twenty to forty head.
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. M M'Oaw and Another report ac follows for the week ending Wednesday :-Flour and Wheat firm at a slihbt advance on last week's rates, with a die position, on the part of the trade, to operate exten sively. Best country brands of the former article :zrdiyiyoomoaondirg £11 5s, in parcels; and prime namples or wlicas S and upwards. Fe.dihtg grains are still on the rise, the few paro Is of oats to hand rrll:rg at an advance of from 2d to 3d over last week's prices: Potted butter has been coming forward in: large qusantities, both from local makers and the various colonies, cansing a serious decline in prices. Have placed a few prime laot privately at up to lOd, but could not obtain over 8d at the sale to day for the very best qualily. Cheese is not in plentiful supply; and, being in good request, anticipate slightly better rates shortly. Below we give details-renilt of actual sales : £ D £BD Flour, n ided Victorian 11 0 0 to 11 .6 0 do, seconds 815 0 to 10 0 0 d...
THE FIJIAN QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
THE. FIJIAIN QUESTION. The Melbourne E~vening Herald states: "Mr Brewer- and- Mrs :Fitzjohn,. we suppose, are authorities on Fijian matters, at least they represent themselves as . such, and as these two work together in pushing forward theasettllment of Victorians in Fiji, we take it that they hold the same opinion on the results of white men settling in these islands. What their opinion is, may. be learnt from ona expressiou drpped by Mr Brewer at a recent: meeting of thlie Fiji `Planting and Trading Compgu ny.,at Ballarat. According to this. gtntleman; the i native will not fight when he can obtain breadfruit, bananas and yams; but as the settlement of: the whites in the isldrds.' ould, destroy the means by which these products are now obtained, there is every probabliity that the time will come when the natives will figtt with the settles,. But Mr Brewer has his panacea for this evil. Before the period for fighting comes the whites will have 'civilised the natives off the face o...
DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO'S REPORT. Melbourne, July 27, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
DAL5MAHOY CAMPBELL AND 00'S REPORT. Melbourne, July 27, 1870; FAT CATTL~.-Full supply entered, viz, 1,638 bead two thirds of whichb, nearly all good quality, were sold to.day at elightly reduced rates, say 22s 6d to 25. par 100 Ibs for top pan ; medium to good quality brought former currencies, say 20s to 22. 6d per 100 lbs. The top average of the day for cattle was ob. tained for a draft of Mr William Robertson's favours its brand from Colec, viz, £8 13s bullooks, and £8 4e co's. We sold-102 for Mr William Robertson, at the above averages; 126 bullooks for Mr A Black, Camperdown, averaging £8 8a 3d ; 200 for Mr Wm, Pearson, Kilmany Park, at £618?; and several small lots for Mesart Aehton, Turnbull, Henderson, Bains and Simmons. FAT CALvzE.-Moderately supplied; good vealers in demand, at from 60s to 60s. FIT 8IIar.-15,0C offered, obiefly good to prime quality, which sold readily at opening sales, at an caval os of from 6d to is per bead, but the market clked dull for medium aRd infe...
RAVAGES OF THE CATERPILLAR AROUND CAMPERDOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
RAVAGIE OF THEE OATERPILLAR AIOUND CAMPERDOWI. It is really painful to witness the dire and whole. saFe ravages committed by the- caterpillar in ~sny portions of the district, and although the term plague would at the present time be oonsidered more omin ous and alarming than the ocrcurastances of the case would warrant; we cannot but think that in the event of these pests continuing to destroy the grass to tt a extent which during the past two months they have dine, our pae:ure lends will become more barren wastes, and romething worre even than pleur.r-pntu. monia will acorue, nt only to graziers, but to the col tny at large. Making peraoadl tours, as we ha.er done recently, throrieh the proverbially rich pastures of the hon Neil Black to the westward, and the Meesars Mrnifold to the eastward, we could not fail to notice that tire ravegee~of the oaterpiler had im. parted to a me of the richest portions of the land the appearances which usually remain as indications of recent fie:o....
HEATHCOTE [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
H.E THCOTEI According to the Times, the following prioes ru for colonial produce at Heatheote : Flour L12 to L12 0l per ton Wheat 4s 6d to 4a 9d per bushel Oats 3s 6d to 4s do Cape ?arley 2a Gd to S3 9d do Maize 7s do Bran le Od do Pollard is 3d do Potatoes £5 per ton Hay £3 to £4 do Ohff L5 to £6 do Butter (good fresh) le 2d per lb Eggs is per dozen
INTERCOLONIAL INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION. (Sydney Morning Herald, July 29). [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
INTERCOLONTAT1. INDUS ]RIAL EXHIBITION.. (Sydney Morning Herald, July 29).. The weather will disjoint the best planned enterprises, turn adva-ntages in.to disadvan , tages, victories into defeats, and generally disorder human .affirs The French say that Napoleon could not be expected to win the battle of Waterloo when Providence, in the form of a drenching shower of rain which fell the night before, spoiled. th.e ground, for cavalry man,"uvres. If the Etmperor could take refuge under that circumstance, the coutractor of the exhibi!ion. need not hesit tate to plead a similar interposition to pre vent his coming up. to the time in conformity with his eng:,gement with the corporation. The earlier and the later rains have rendered it necessary for him to sue for time. The proposition could not be entertained by the corporation until submitted to, the council of the Agricultural- Society, to wbom they stood pledged to hand over the building on a certain date And the Council, although the...
BEECHWORTH. Tuesday, Aug. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 4 August 1870
BEECH WORTH. (BY ELEOTRIC TELEGRAPH) From the Argus, Tuesday. Aug. 2. The Criminal Sessions commenced and ended toiday. Thomas. Holmes, for horse stealing, was sentenced to two years' imi prisonment ; Thomas Lee, for horselstealing, to two years ; Ah Suey, for burglary, to six months; and Winm. Anderson, for f'rgery, to one year. Henry Power pleaded guilty to three charges brought against him, and was seur tenced to five years' hard labor on each, the sentences to be cumulative. Power con ducted himself with his usual braggadocio in court, and told the judge to draw it mild, and he would be lenient with him should they meet each other in the bush when he was liberated. By the escort, Power and Wee Cow (com. mitted at the last Circuit Court for an ath tempt to murder) left town in charge of Superintendent Hare during the day. Power wished the crowd good bye, and said he hoped to see them again.