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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
THE GREAT CLEAEIN Gr SALE AT THE HALL OF COMMERCE. ROBERTS, COPLAND, AND CO. Have made some Very Large Reductions in the Prices of Goods, in order to reduce Stock before their Annual Stocktaking takes place. In the following Departments special Reductions have been made, some Goods Less than Half Cost Price : — White Calico Shirting' - 3s. 6d. per doz. yards Grey Calico - - 2*/£d. to 3^d. per yard „ Double Width - - 9d. „ White Flannels — good - - ii^d. „ Scarlet Flannels - - - 912d. „ Dress Prints - 4V:-d. ,, Extra Quality - - - sVjd. „ White Sheeting Calicos Brown Hollands - - - 6V2d. „ Cotton ----- Sd. „ Stripe Bed Tick - - - 6 '/ad. „ Linen ,, - is. id. „ Fancy Cotton Shirting- - 6d. „ Fancy Wool Crimeans - is. 6d. „ Gambroons, for Boys' Clothing 6d. „ Brown Stripe Linen Drills 1 id. & is. ,, Fancy Reversible Drills - is. 3d. „ Coloured Counterpanes - - - 3s. 9d. Large Sizes ,, - - - 5s. 6d. White Counterpanes - - - -5s. 6d, Superior ,, - - - - Ss. 6d. Linen Table Napkin...
MISS HOSMER'S NEW MOTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
MISS HOSMER'S NEW MOTOR. The discoverer of what is claimed to be tbe nearest approach to perpetual motion is well known in art circles as of the first sulptors of the day, and has also given proofs of inventive faculty by patenting a mode of preparing imi tating marble from soft limestone. The London correspondent to the New Fork Post, thus describes an interview with the lady in December last : — Having had the pleasure of visiting Miss Hosmer at work in her studio in Rome, I wrote a request for an inter view, recalliug our former pleasant acquaintance. We had barely begun, to skim the surface of the artistic sub jects which I wished to discuss with Miss Hosmer, when she suddenly asked, ' What do you think I've been doing 1 No, you never would guess, so I'm going to tell you all about it. Nothing on the subject has been printed any where, and you shall liave the first chance of making it public. Well, I've turned inventor,' and here her eyes danced so mischievously that I felt sure...
A.J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
? I A.J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. ? i Thr following are the weights for the Sydney Cup, to be run at the Autumn Meeting of tho Australian Jockey Club : — at II) First King ... ... !) 7 Chester ... ... 9 5 Swivcller ... ... 9 0 Richmond ... ... 8 li Macaroni ... ... 8 10 Hubert. ... ... 8 7 Andover ... ... 8 5 Buvwood ... ... 8 5 The Dean ... ... 8 ;3 Wellington ... ... 8 2 Savanaka ... ... 8 2 Aconite ... ... 8 0 Strati) earn ... ... 8 0 Bosworth ... ... 712 Black Eagle ? 7 12 Toeal ? 7 12 His Lordship ... 7 10 Levant ... ... 7 10 Columbus ... ... 7 10 Satirist ... ... 7 9 North Star ... ... 7 9 Premier ... ... 7 9 Vulcan ... ... 7 8 Napper Tandy ... 7 8 Roodee ... ... 7 8 Expectation ... ... 7 0 Viscount ... ... 7 6 Crusader ... ... 7 6 Kingfisher ... ... 7 1 The Hook ... ... 7 J Dispatch ... ... 7 4 Japan ... ... 7 2 Timothy ... ... 7 2 Whisker ... ... 7 0 Jasper ... ... 7 0 Lady Ellen ... ... 7 0 Sweetmeat ... ... 6 12 Colinia ... ... 6 12 Rosebery ... ... G 12 Waxy ... ... G 3 2 Olivia...
STICKING-UP OF THE TILL TILL STATION. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
STIGKING-UP OF THE TILL TILL STATION. On Monday night (says the Telegraph) news came to hand from our Balranald correspondent that a party of four men had taking to bushranging at Hatfield, near the Tvanhoe road, about sixty miles north of Balranald. The latter place is a small town on the north bank of the Jttiirrumbidgee, about loij miles from Jerilderie, but only about 20 miles from the Victorian border. It is, in fact, more a Victorian town than otherwise, for the most convenient means of 1 ?caching it from Sydney is via Melbourne. The district is mainly a pastoral one, with a population of about 600, of which 350 are located in the township. The four rufiinns who are emulating the daring deeds of the Kellys, and have assumed their name, have been engaged for some time in ' running wild horses,' but have not been very successful. Encouraged, no doubt, by tbe immunity from arrest enjoyed by the Mansfield murderers, the Hatfield gang determined to try their hands at plunder. Havin...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Water Supply for Wagga Wagga.— Mr. Cohen for Mr. Leary, asked the Colonial Secretary on the 25th inst , in the Assembly ; — ' Has tlie Hydraulic Engineer completed his survey at Deniliquin ; if not will the Government direct, after completion of same, that officer te make the necessary survey at Wagga for water supply?' Sir H. Parkes answered: — 'The surveyor employed has not yet completed the survey at Deuiliquiu. An officer shall be sent to Wagga as soon as one cau be spared for the purpose contein- \ plated.' The Hungarian Panorama. — An enter tainment under this title opens at the Masonic Hall this evening. The attractions ; are supplemented by a distribution of gifts each evening. Visrr of the Bishop of Goulbubn. — The'Bishop of Goulburn will reach Wagga to-day, aDd will preach to-morrow at St. ; John's Church. I Meeting of Commonkiw.— A meeting of | commoners was to have been held at the Court House on Thursday, at noon, but owiug to the abseuce of the chai...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. A special meeting of the Council was held on Thursday. Present : His Worship tlie Mayor, Aldermen Bentley, Bruce, Evans. Nixon, Shaw, and Wildman. An apology was read from Alderman Mahcr, and it was stated that Alderman Mair was out of town. Tbe Mayor stated that the object of tlie 1 meeting was the consideration of ail appliea- | tion, with reference to asphalte paving, from | Mr. Croaker, on behalf of the Bank of New ] South Wales. j The Council Ulerk was about reading the j correspondence received since the last regular | meeting, when AM. Shaw objected, j taking exception to this course and contended that as this was a special meeting, reading | the correspondence iu question would be | irregular and inexpedient. j It was shown that none of tbe letters in volved any matter for discussion, aud the | reading was continued, the letters being j from Jeffrey PnrceJl. notice of intention to j cart gravel ; from Clerk of Council, Hay, in j reply 011 the subject, of t...
PASTORAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
PASTORAL NOTES. Mr. John Smith, of Kyamba, has sold 2400 six and S-tooth wethers to Messrs. Warmoll and Blarney. Messrs. NY., M., and L., agents. Mr. John Ilalbiscli has sold 140 fat wethers to Mr. James Elliott, for local consumption. Messrs. Hand and Tompson, agents. Messrs. Band aud Tompson (in conjunction with Waller and Co. ) report sale of 94 store DiuiocKs to Messrs. iVJ Kullar ami fiurnett, of Albury. Mr. James Smith, of Benandra, has pur chased 2000 six and eight-tooth wethers from Mr. A. Davidson, of Bullenbong. Messrs. Band aud Tompson, agents. Messrs. Mann anil Co., of Deniliquin, re port the sale nf a team of working bullocks, T. M'lntyre's, to Irving and Walsh; also, 350 sheep, 011 account of P. Smyth, selector, to Messrs. Mathewson and Black. Mr. (icorgo Cobb reports the sale of S00 bullocks on account of Messrs: Hetherini;tons to Mr. William Smith, delivered 011 his Mole statiou, sale effected iu conjunction with Messrs. 8 parke and Cliff, of West Maitland. The Eniby...
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor of the W. W. Express) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
CORRESPONDENCE. (To (he Editor of the IT. IK Express J Sin, — I have seen a letter in your paper commenting upon the unchristian act of leaving a mail's remains three weeks without being buried, aud then, though the man was supposed to have met his death hy foul means, and the person suspected is still out 011 bail, yet the body is buried and 110 more about it. But, if the writer wishes to draw the attention of the public to unchristian acts, let hiin look at the quantity of poor half-caste and quarter-caste children, some of them the fairest children to be seen, with out a trace of the ^aboriginal to been in them, going about naked ; aud half-starved young girls growing up, still mere children, prosti tuted, that any person uot seeing them in a camp would not believe but their parents were both white. Ion are told that it would take three hundred thousand politics to pur chase this station, four hundred .thousand to purchase, another, and as much as six to purchase another ; aud nu...
SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
SYDNEY. Thursday. I Messrs. Harrison, Jones, and Devlin re- | port: — Wool: Sales yesterday and today were very dull ; hardly any sold. Latest news from London of February sales reported lower prices. Season almost over here. Fleece sold to 17jd. ; greasy, 9J; sheepskins also lower. I Friday, 12.40 p.m. | In the Assembly yesterday Mr. Stuart re sumed the debate 011 the financial statement 111 a lengthy speech, advocating the reduc tion of expenditure, or increased taxation, he maintained, was inevitable. The discus siou continued until 11 o'clock, aud was further adjourned till Tuesday next. The Felons' Apprehension Bill has passed both Houses, wi'.h a few further minor ameudnicuts. The Suez mail steamer left Adelaide for Melbourne yesterday. The Sydney portion of the mail is expected on Tuesday next. The Hall's horse .stealing case was con cluded yesterday. The two yonnacr were found guilty of stealing, tlie elder Uall guilty of receiving. The three were re mained for sentence. Iva...
TELEGRAPHIC. LONDON. February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
telegraphic. LONDON. Felruary 20. Tnu Bank of England returns for the week euding yesterday show the proportion of reserve to liabilities to be 40 per cent. The total reserve in notes aud bullion amounts to £18,000,000, showing an increase of i'2, 375,000 since last returns. Five per cent. New South Wales loau, with 2 per cent, annual drawings from 1874 to 1899, has risen to £105. Four per cent New South Wales loan, 1903 to 1905, is quoted at £98. Five per cent. Victorian loan, 1894, has fallen £1, being quoted at £107.' Tin has advanced 5s., Straits and Aus tralian being at £59 10s. At the wool sales to-day 8800 bales were offered. Scoured qualities ruled in favour of buyers. There was a good competition for combings. „ February 21. Consols remain at 9G|. The market rate of discount for three months1 bank bills is now £ below the bank rate. Four per ceut. Victorian loan has declined to £93. Tin,— Straits and Australian has advanced to £60, being a further rise of 10s. Copper. — Bur...
COOTAMUNDRA RACES. FIRST DAY—THURSDAY, FEB. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
COOTAMUNDRA RACES. I First Day — Thursday, Feb. 27. Maiden Plate. — Messenger 1 ; Arctic 2 ; Harlequin 3. Flying Handicap. — Feathertop 1 ; Fisher man 2 ; Reprieve 3. Hack Race. — Speculation 1 ; Djalina 2. Tiivf Club Handicap. — Deserter 1. Will o* the Wisp ami Hetinan Platoff ran a dead heat for second place. Hurry Scurry. — Mazurka 1. Seconu Day— Friday, Feb. 28. Ladies' Purse. — Messenger and Deserter a dead heat. The run-off was won by Mes senger. Prince of WalcB Stakes. — Nigger 1 ; New. Chum 2. Town Plate. — Cossack 1 ; Will o* the Wisp 2 ; Solicitor 3. Publicans' Purse. — Feathertop 1 ; Star of th*1 Ilills 2 ; Pimento 3. Forced Handicap. — Arctic 1 ; Deserter 2. Two jockeys, Daley and Neale, were seriously injured by falls. Both sustained j concussion of the brain. Over £70 were | collected fur them. They are now re covering. The races were good and well patronised, and proved a great financial success. 1
BALRANALD. Friday, 12.58 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
BALKAN ALD. Friday, 12.58 p.m. Day, the storeman, who effected his escape from Hatfield, although shot at twice, upon reaching Balranald was sworn in as a special j constable, and in company with Constables I Bcresford and Power started in pursuit of the gang. On Sunday morning at half-past , uine a start was made by the police, who conducted the pursuit with commendable vikuui. Aiiegaug were uacKeu 10 Viarcana the services of a black tracker procured ; the pursuit was continued to Jvilfera, 200 miles from Balranald, where the police scattered the tang. At sunset on Monday the bush rangers were encamped in the liguum scrub on the Willandra Creek, when the police came upon them, much to their surprise, no doubt, as tbey had their horses hobbled at a short distance from where supper was m course of preparation. Upon seeing the policemen they rushed for, and secured their arms. The police called upon them to ' surrender,' whilst they in turn called upon the police to 'bail up,' followi...
POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
POLICE COURT. Thursday, Fkbhuahy 27, I (Before the Police Mauistiate.) ! Protection. — Samual Boss, brought up in custody for projection, was remanded tot'n-d for a week, ponding transmission to tbe Benevolent Asylum. Drunkenness. — One charge fortius offence, was dealt with by caution and discharge. Fhiday, February 2S. (Before the Police Magistrate.) Assault Cases.— Patterson v. Murphy.— No appearance. Stephen v. Detnpsey. — No appearance. Obscene Language. — John Buchanan, charged with this offence, was fined 5s., with the usual alternative.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 1 March 1879
MARRIAGE. EDNEY— CAMPBELL. — On the 26th ultimo, at Mount Edney Farm, Tarcutta road, by &nbsp; the Rev. J. A. Stuart, Presbyterian Minister, James Welsh Edney, to Helen, only daughter of the late George Campbell, of Sydney. WAGGA WAGGA EXPRESS. SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 1S79. &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 5 March 1879
Hollo way's Pills. — Somewhere or other disease is ever rife : everywhere its surest opponent, this purifying medi cine, is to be found. When symptoms of sickness first cet in, they' may be easily subdued by this grand remedy, which gives great and prompt relief to every oppressed organ or disordered function. These Pills regulate and strengthen digestion more readily, efficiently, and with more certainty than any other combination of drugs, be it ever so scientifically prescribed. No thing can exceed the ability of Hollo way's medicine to secure natural func tional action, whereby thousands of life long maladies have been prevented at very trifling expense and no detriment to the constitution. A11 acquisition so priceless should be at hand in every household.— Adv. Many of the nostrums and specifics advertised to tone the nervous system, work more direct injury to it, than the diseases that themselves affect it. Practical experience is after all the best physician, aud this strongl...
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 5 March 1879
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Another dreadful accident occurred 011 Friday morning, at the Footscray railway station, equalling iu its appal ling details the one by which the body of the unfortunate Mrs. Brett was but a few weeks ago so frightfully mangled. Tllfi nmnn^niws mi-vm/n, liner tl.A calamity are all the more sad from the knowledge that, as in the case just referred to, it was utterly impossible to have prevented its occurrence, even from the first moment after the victim placed himself in danger. The facts of the case are these. Under the present arrangement of the Melbourne and Willia-mstown time-tables, two trains meet at the Footscray station twice a day, viz., at twenty-six minutes past 8 a.m., and at 5 p.m. One of these trains is run at the hour named espe cially for tlie convenience of people going to and from their places of business iu the city, and has, for tho purpose of saving time, attached to it Wood's continuous break'. The plat form is always on such occasions crowded ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 5 March 1879
Special Advertisements. O T I C E. Mn. li. D. LEYSUON lias l-eeu appointed AGENT at tlie Railway Tehmixus for the WAGGA WAGGA EX Pit ESS. ST I 0 N BANK OF AUSTRALIA. Established 1S37. Capital and Reserved Funds £2,300,000. Tbc Bank undertakes all descriptions of Basking and Exchange Business. WAGGA WAGGA : GERALD T. BAKER, Manager. jh MB. T. HILL AS, M.R.C.S.E., Consulting aitd Operating Surg eon and Accoucheur, OCULIST AND AURIST. Late Honorary Surgeon to the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Late four years Resident Surgeon, and fourteen years Honorary Surgeon to tlie Ballaarat District Hospital, MAY be consulted daily at HUNTLEY COTTAGE, Gur wood-street, Wagga Wagga, (formerly tbc residence of tlie late Dr. Robinson). Goldsbrough's Wool Warehouses, Melbourne. R. GOLDSBllOUGH & CO. BEG to announce to the Woolgrowcrs and Merchants of the- Australian Colonics, Tasmania, nnd New Zealand, that their WAHKIJOUSES ARB NOW llKADY For the RECEPTION AND SALE OF WOOL During tlie Season, an...
DEPARTURES. Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 5 March 1879
DEPARTURES. i Sunday Melbourne, via Gcrmanton, Albury, and Cookardinia ? 10.30 a.m Hay, via Deniliquin and Urana .. .. l.ir-p.m Sydney, via Railway Station P.0 ? 4.45 p.m Monday. Melbourne, via Gcrmanton and Albury .. 10.30 tun Sydney, via Railway Station P.0 ? 4.4,r» p.m Tuesday. Melbourne, via Germanton aud Albury . . 10.30 a.m Tarcutta ? 11.30 p.m Deniliquin and Urana ? 1.15 p.m Sydney, via Railway Station P.0 ? 4.45 p.m Hay aiid Narandera ? 5 p.m Wednesday. Melbourne, via Gcrmanton, Albury, and Cookardinia ? 10.30 a.m Clarendon ? 11 a.ui Wallacctown and Brucedale . . . . . . Noon Sydney, via Railway Station P.0 ? 4.45 p.m Kindra. Cowabee, jlimosa, Marrar, Broken Dam, The Rock, and Ariali . . . . 5 p.m Thursday. Melbourne, via Gcrmanton nnd Albury .. 10.30 a.m Hay, via Deniliquin and Urana . . . . 1.15 p.m Sydney, via Railway Station P.0 ? 4.45 p.m Narandera ? 5 p. in Tarcutta. ? 11.30 p.m Friday. Melbourne, via Gcrmanton, Albury, and Cookardinia ? 10.30 p.m Sydney, via Railway S...