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THE BRITISH RESERVES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
THE BRITISH RESERVES. The British, auxiliary and reserve forces of- all arms. numbered at the close of last year to 3.59,571, composed as follows :-The militia, 134,500; the yeomanry cavalry, 14,S30; the army re serve, 30,000; and the volunteers,174,241. As, however, at the close of 1877, recruits for the regular army were offering them selves at the rate of O00pr week, the pro bability is that there has been during the lastt hree months, in view of war contin gencies, a large augmentation of -the re gular forces. This view is supported by the statement made by the Secretary for W~ar in the House of Commons on the 0th of March, to the effect that England could ut into the field at once. 110,000 picked troops, and that within one month after wards they could be followed by 400,000 more. The presumption is that India would be drwn largely upon in the event of a war with Russia. At the close of last year we had under arms in India a force of 100,108 men, exclusive of an armed force of ...
THE LATE MR JUSTICE FELLOWS [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
THE LATE MIE JUSTICE FELLOWS The late Judge who died at his residence South Yarra,on Monlday evening,born (says the Age,) at Rickmarorth in HIertford shire, England, on 21st October, 1S22,aud was a soli of the late Mr Thomas Fellows, solicitor, of that town. He was educated at Eton, and, after leaving that college, Sentered his father's office. lie subsequently studied is lPleaders'-chambers, and from thence went to the office of Mr Chitty, whose text books are almost quoted every day in the Supreme and other courts. Here he became associated with Mr (now Mr Justice) Hannen, who presides over the Probate and Divorce Court at Westminster with Judge .Cope, of the Melbourne County Court, and with M3r Man ley Smith, the author of a well known legal work, entitled Master and Ger vant. lIe studied with 31r Chitty for about six years, and in 1847 published a work on Costs. IHe subsequently took out a certificate as a special pleader, and practised in that capacity until 1852, when he was c...
PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT. TUESDAY, 9TH APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
PROROGATION OF PARLIA S :; M1ENT. TUESDAY, 9Tr APRIL.. The first session of the ninth Pariiament of Victoria, after an eventful sitting of nearly a year was brought to a close on Tuesday. The new session is expected to commence about the middle of June. On Tuesday, in answer to a question by Mr Bird as to whether when an alteration is required in the survey of-land, and survey fees have been paid once by selectors, he will take steps to discontinue the present system of paying a second survey fee, Mr Longnore said that seldom a second fee was required by the department, and in all cases where it was not deemed expedient to order a second survey, the fees would be re turned. . The House was soon after summoned to the Council Chamber, where His Excellency Sir G. F. Bowen, having given his assent to the Payment of Members and Appiopri ation Bills, prorogued Parliament by read ing the following VICE-REGAL SPEECII. Mr President and Honorable Gentlemen of the Legislative Council. Mr Speak...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
The M.A. Mail states that a farmer named Charles Connlmor, living at Sandon, got a vio lent lick from a young horse he was brealking in ontheevening of Friday. Ilewasbrought into the Castlem:aine hospital about twelve o'clock,and he remainsthereunder treatment The poor fellow's upper lip was cut, and uip per jaw smashed by the blow. 31r MI. L. King, M.L.A., who has for some time been suffering from a severe ill- I ness, is gradually improving. In Tasmania the farmers are not so easily satisfied as those in this colony. A. visitor to the island across the Straits says that the average yield of wheat and oats has been about 30 bushels to the acre, but farmers consider this much below their an ticipations. The soil on the north-west coast of Teasmania is of a rich chocolate color, capital both for cereal audi.potato culture. The hlnd is, however, very heavily timbered, and clearinglexpens.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Sandhurst, Thursday, 6.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
LATEST INTELLIGENCiE. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPI. -. GE [ UA OWso CoRwesPLsonDEs]T Sandhurst, Thursday, 6.3o .p.m. Latest cablegrams to band state that Russia's reply to Lord Salisbury's note is somewhat conciliatory. Great. Britain is asked to formulate the proposed basis of agreagretemen be tween the signatory powers. Russia countennands the return of his troops from before Constantinople, whilst the British, ironclad squadron is in the Sea of. Marmora. The loss of a whole regiment at the Cape of Good Hope is reported. iGreat. excitement prevailed in Mel bourne over the West Melbourne elec- tion. The result- shows a' majority of rio for Sir.B; O'Loughlen. The fol lowing are the returns :- , . Sr B: O'Loughlen ..: ... 19r7 IMr Francis ... 8o7 ., ajopty io .. . ' i This -is a ,larger :'ajority than that obtained in February last, though there Iere not so many voteS-polled:"
A HORRIBLE CASE OF BURNING. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
A IIORRIBLE CASE OF BURNING. A dreadful case of burning occurred at Koroit on Tuesday week,says the Warrnam boolStandard, where a woman named Ann Kelly, the wife of James Kelly, a small far-. mer, received frightful injuries through fall ing into a fire whilst in a state of intoxica tion. It appears that the husband of the woman left his house about nine o'clock in the morning to escape his wife's tongue, she being then under the influence of liquor, and having already had a quarrel with her neighbour opposite. Kelly returned to the house about midday in a state of intoxica tion, and lay dnwnupon the bed. lie states that he saw his wife then coiled up in the fireplace, but thlere was no fire that lihe 'could see. Some time after five o'clock he awoke with a sensation of suffocation from a peculiar kind of smoke. ie got up and on going into the second room of the hut he saw his wife in a blaze in the fireplhce. lie says he caught the unfortunate creature by the logs, and dragged her ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
Messrs John KJay and Co. report:-A brisk market, especially for fresh butter, at the fol lowing quotations. Eggs are in good demand. Primo side baconvery nvmuh wanted. Weo sold fresh butter, inferior to medium, (id to td per lb.; good to prime, lld to Is 4Ad pcr lb.: pot ted do., Gd to Is perlb.; eggs, is 7d to Is ld per dozen ; cheese, .d to 8d per lb.; bacon lit to Sdperlb.; honSey 4d to .4ld per lb.; ant.' every other description of produce and poultry unchanged.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
GOVERNjJENTW GAZEZ7E ; The following information is t from last week's Gazlle: Application for license approved 5~o section 10; Wm. G. Skepper, 1 , 325a. Application for leases under section approved :-J. Morrison, Mbolog~, 3.t J. E. Wood, Mologa, 320s; . .i. Thti Macorna, 2091 3r 30p, E. G. Krc Mologa, 250a; E. Horsman, 'MaT 314? 3r 23p; Eusina B. M'Clure,' Bower, Murrabit, 320a; J. goalte Terrick Terrick East. 320a ; D. Suthei land, Cobuns O 230a Or 22p; J. Pannoobamawm, 77a 3r 14p; A. tM'P2he Turrumberry. North, 2401 ; E. Smlttl Terrick Terrick West, ll31 r 10. ," Tbheo fobllowing holdings will be opengI selection on and after Saturday,~ ' April next, at nine a.m. Isabella -0r Mitiamo, 55a; P. Dillon, jfn., Ben?jer and Dartsgo::k, 320a; Ji Dillon, ]elj raop and Dartagoo!r, 319 S3r Gp; I Richards, Yarrawalla; 80a.
KYNETON CATTLE FAIR. Thursday, 3rd April. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
KYNETON CATTLE FART.. Thursday, 3rd April. The sale' yards and town presented a: busy scene today. Tho'stock forward forsale at the yards was numerous, and a pretty good busi ness was done, salthough the preponderance of personspresent was of sellers rather than buyers. Seveal purchasers from Sandhurst and up country secured large lots of stock. and hclp:d to kee's up a very good average of prices. Mr Charles Young reports the sale of fat cows at from £5 to £6 2s 6d; three-year old steers at £5 2s 6d; two-year olds at from £3 to £3 1(;s and eighteen month old at £2 12s. A large lot were so'd at that figure. Store cows were realised at £3 12s (i, and springers fromn £3 15s to £6 7s Gd. Yearlings.fctched fromn 28s to WOs, and calves from 12s 0l to35s. Mr luts combo reports that yearlings fetched'from 25s up to 35s, stores from £3 19s to £5 2s Gd, cows and springers £4 to (£6, calves 16s, fat do, rea lising up. to 25s.--Gtardiat.
DURHAM OX. TUESDAY, April 9. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
DUI?IA3[ OX. too coRRESoNDENT T(F Oa 15 EDAY, April 9. oare tprn enj1inf kind s nsnmor, clear sunshiny day, any n sn.io -t more favourable wea t l farming. operati.ns of the c? t, docks are looking beauti he crass o ye maotle of green, tho i ur n, the day, and the night ra?t eii the late rains are per ;' s Ae n: ill wise men who de t,e crop this reason are making ha? e la"c to get the ploughisn in the reed sowrP lest rain i,..... th inder tel.n..and as "Cr a "e fools wise" there are at r a e in the district who are crit ;w n loed from " early morn ruay cr e T hie bundance of grass a t t:timulu; to agr' ng pu suits. , in, the sad experience tf :'an ery many having been com ' i,; ; se of their stock at any Te graziers of the distriet have tI-t heir motlto "iil Desperan: . c are eagerly purchasing stork • , ilia most success'u! soles of stock ]i,ed in the district, was conducted ie Gratant oof 1Etershank and Co., rag G ., so'me 1?200 or 1.100 head :os't ore re di sed of, at prices ' th...
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
*POSTAL ARRCANGEMENTS. The following is the time for the arrival and .despatch of Maile at Kerang: MAILS CLOSE FOR Durham Ox, Inglewood, Fandhurst, Melbourne At 6 p.m. DAILY MAILS APRRIVE FROM Melbourne, Sanidhurst, Inglewood, Durham Ox ,At 9 am DAILY., MAILS ARRIVE FROM RMELBOURNE, VIA Echuca } At 7 40 p.m on Wednesday Cohuna) Saturday SMAILS ARRIVE FROM ( Manday SwaB Hill At 5.45 a.m on Wednesday Saturday MAILS CLOSE FOR Coounn Wednesday Echuea, -At 12 30 p.m.on and Melbourne Saturday MAILS CLOSE FOR Sjtyan Hill at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and Friday, at: 6 p m. on'Saturday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS. T11E - USTRALIAN ECONOMIC =BANK (Limited) -12 Collins street West, MIELBOUhNE." [Ineorporated und..r the Companies' Sta'u'e, S 184 ] Cas ital £:Z0,0O2, in 100,000 shares of £5 each. Adranczcs on Fredehod and aflp ored Lcasehohl Sccurities At Current Rates. PROSPEC FUSES And all information may be obtained from MR. R. C. BRISTOW, " ho lhs been appointed Agent at Kerang for the sale of Shares and receiving applications for Loans in this district. HENRY CORNELL, Head Office, Manager. koe'bourne, 7th December, 1877. THE BANK OF VICTORIA. Incorpoted by Act of Council. A BRANCH of this IANK is now opened at S.wan Hlill, for the transaction mf ge nmral banking business. By or.e of the board, it. SPAN", Acting-General Manager. Tank of Victoria, Heal Office, Melbourne 29th Tay, IS77. -TIE NA'" IONAL BANK OF -AU :TItALASIA. BA B.P-NCII of this BANK is r oD opened " at Keraag, for the transaction of ordi "narybanking bstiness;under the management of lir James Calvert Ny...
THE NEW POPE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
THE NEW POP« The following particulars career of Cardinal Peedi the Pope Pius IX., supplied byr i dent of T'h?e Times at. PRied t with interest:,-, Peced Ioan faculties fitting him for cohay m at Carpineto, near Anagni March, 1810, he springs lroma family of that region, oine a flourishes at Siena, boastin distinguished piety and Il walk of public life. One an founder of a religious order in 14th century, received the first canonisation. Cardinal Peci is thin, with a fine head, a higt narrowing at the temples, a lon straight features, a large moan nent chin, cheerful, open counte large, well-shaped ears. Ilis fae one of Consalvi, the renowned ia. Pius VII. IIe has a fine, soo?oa great dignity, and even austerity 5 ners in public life; but prisatelih affectionate, unassuming, socina witty. Ie studied in the Roman of Divinity, and became dom;estic of Gregory XVI. In 1S37 he wn Delegate (Sub-governor, as Legate ap. vernor,) to Benevento, on the e frontier, then infested by bandits p wi...
SELECT POETRY. THE ANGEL AND THE FLOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
SELECT POETRY. THE ANGEL AND THE FLOWER. A flowere e grew in the garden of. earth,. A beautiful floweret, on whose birth The aiigels sweetly .smiled And hovered around it with anxious fears, And moistened it often with heavenly tears; For they dreaded the blight of the coming years - Would harm their fav'rite child: So the angels took that floweret fair, And planted it safe, with heavenly care, In the cloistered bowers of peace and prayer Away from earth's unholy sod. The cloistered bowers of fragrant bloom, Where etherial light dispels the gloom That comes from the darlmess of the tomb, The Eden of hope-the garden of God.
SECOND DAY. FRIDAY, 5th April. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
SE'OS2D DAY. FVmarY, 5tb. April. The attendance was much larger than on the first day .DeSTmc PLATE. Mr Edward'a Canary .. ... 1 Mr blasdonald's Denastation ... 2 WENTWIvORTnI Cur. Mr Robinson's Moonlight ... ... Y Mr Pile's Fourunner .. ... 2 Fi.usa IrADIcaP. 'Mr Croszicr's Kingstone .. ... 1 COssoLATIro STAKE:. Mr Pile's Forerunner ... 1 jHURDLE IACE. Mr Pile's TimLoroo ... .... 1 I-uI UnY ScUnrY. Mr O Mil'er's l'ack E'srle ... 1
LATEST EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. LORD BEACONSFIELD ON THE RUSSO-TURKISH TREATY. DEBATE IN PARLIAMENT. THE BRITISH FORCES. SEIZURE OF AN ENGLISH CONSULATE. London, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
LATEST EUROPEAN TELE- . GRAMS. (vaunt Tre AEOuS.) [LORD BEACONSFIELD ON TIlE ILUSSO.TUIRKIS TREifY. DEBAI'E IN PARLIAMENT. THE BRITISH FRO0ES. SEIZURE OF AN ENGLiSH CON SULATE. London, April S. Debates in both louses of Parliament took place this evening on the Royal message stalling out the roserves. In the tHouse of Lord , L Ord Beacous field made a powerful speech. Ile said that the tr mendous ahanges in the East were imporilin. the empire, whereof Ministers were the trustees. Hfe declared that the justice of the British demands had been admitted by Europ., and con eluded his speech with a gloving outogium on the greatness of the empire. In the House ot CJnmmons, Sir St?ffrd Northcoto introduced the question in a speach which was moderato in tone, but firm There is. no real oppasition to the me tion, and the Government are sure of a msjority It is expec'ed at Berlin that Russia will yiell Everythin., depends: upon Austria, and it is be i:red that she ad heres to England A debate ...
OTHER FLEETS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
OTHER FLEETS. Russia has twenty-four ironclads with armor plates of from 4 to 1S inches thick, and furnished with guns- of the following weights :-(- to 40 tons, 12 to 35 tons, 12 of 25 tons, 34 of 12 tons, 10 of 9 tons,and 4 of G tons. Turkey has twenty ironclads carrying 159 guns, of which 24 are 1S-ton ,1rm strong with a shot of 400 lbs, 8 of 300 lbs shot, 19 of 250 Ibs, 70 of 150 ibs, 12 of 120 lbs, 2 of 40 Ibs, 2 of 32 lbs, 12 of 20 lbs, and 12 whichare put down as of 9-inch bore. The fortresses of the Bosphorus are all strongly garrisoned, and last year were armed witlh 500 Krupp guns of the best coustruction.--l era dl.
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. There never was a more encouraging or favorable season so far, for farmers to sow early wheat crops, and to plough and pre pare the soil for tillage in this colony, than the present. In every part of the Bendigo district, for weeks past, our agriculturists have been taking advantage of the mois tened ground and genial weather; and a much greater breadth of ground will be un der tillage this year than last. Consider able quantities of new land are being bro ken in, and in the old ground, wherever practicable, double-furrow ploughs are com ing'into extensive use. A fine growth of grass has also sprung up on pasture lands, and live stock have everywhere better feed. Accounts from outlying districts state that the potato crop does not promise to be a heavy one, although the late crops' have been improved by the recent showers. The vintage on the Murray is turning out better than last year, while the strength of the mnust is reported to be considerably over the averag...
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. LONDON, April 4. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
EUROPETAN TELEGRAMS. Loxox, piiril 4. The budget, which has. been presented to the House of Commons by the Chancel lot of the Exchequer, estimates the expen diture for the year at LS1,000,000, learv- ' ing an ordinary deficit of L1,500,000, and an extraordinary deficit of L5,300,000, of whichL2,000,000,are leftoverto next year. ' To meet the deficiency, there is proposed an increase of 2d on the income tax, a tax of 4d per lb. additional on tobacco, and 2s Cd additional on the dog tax. Oflicial despatches show that Russia is treating lIounmania imperiously, and re fuses to discuss in congress the question of the cession of Bessarabia. LosNDO, April 6th. The panic on the Stock Exchange con tinues. The Bank reserve is weakened by with drawals, and is now £10,500,000. The market rates for three months' bills is 2-1 per cent. Consols are now quoted at 094. The market for Australian securities continues depressed. The London and colonial wool sales closed yesterday, and the concluding da...
AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 12 April 1878
AUSTRALIAiv ELEVEN. \riting of the departure of te Aus tralia Eleven, thd Sydney Echo remarks Mr Conway, their manager, left by the Suez mail on the 23rd instant, in order that he may be able to have everything ready by the time the Eleven reach Eng land. Mr Gibbes, secretary to the Eleven, will travel with them throughlAmerica,andd will probably there make arrangements for contests at Canada,New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago, to take place on the return journey. The following description of the players coiiposing the team may not prove uninteresting : F. ArxA.s.-.The premier bowler of Victoria, first-rate field, not brilliant as a batsman, but his stubborn defence very often proves serviceable. C. BAx?xERMAx.--The crack batsman of Australia ; reckoned by some equal to WV. G. Grace,theleviathan of English cricketres scored 165 (not out) against Lillywhite's Eleven, who stated that it was about the finest batting display they had ever wit nessed; goad field. A. .?Axrna.tAx.-Very st...