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Tuesday, March 15. (Before Messrs Wills and Heath.) [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 18 March 1870
Tuesday, March 15. (Before Messrs Wills and Heath.). Mary Elizabeth Hoskins v Thomas Skilling - Claim for wages, partially heard on the 1st inst, but in consequence of a wide discrepancy in the evidence then adduced, further hearing was adjourned to this day, to produce other wittnes. The difficulty on the former occasion arose as to whether plaintiff had had a pair of boots, said to have been supplied to her, and as to who measured her foot for the said boots. Mr Skil- ling having stated that a man named Turner, at that time in his employ, had been sent to Benalla for some supplies, and amongst other things a wincey dress and a pair of boots for the servant Hoskins, and that Turner had measured her foot for the boots. She denied having re- ceived from Turner a pair of boots, also that Turner had ever measured her foot. Joseph Turner was now put into the box, and the Bench allowed him 20s, which Mr Skilling, consented to pay. Turner deposed that he was in Mr Skilling's employment wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
Notice. IS hereby iven that Supplementary Lists of I eracus claiming to be entitled to vote for Members of the Legislative Council of Victoria, Eastern Province, lianhlli (Murray Boroughs) Division ; and for the Legislative Assembly, Electoral District of Murray Boroughs, Benalla Division, may now be inspected at my offlice. ULENRY CARIGE, Electoral Registrar. Bonalla, 23rd March, 1870. Tenders for .Works. 'TENDERS will be received addressed to the Presidett, and endorsed, up to Two o'clock on \Wednonday, the 8th April, 1870, For drainage and other improvements in Bridge-streo. Plans and spocifications to be seen on applica tiou at the Council Chambers, Bridge-atret, Benalln. The low:ot or any tender not necessarily ac cepted. By order, F. M'DONNELL, Secretary. Council Chambers, Benalla, Madrch 24, 1870. Notice to Catholics. rA: AL_' ill, ft '30 - t3 o'lli bhe hld in the Catholic Church, Benallo, on Sunday LO.?, .\latch 27, at tbo usual hours. T IIE .IU.BILEE WVILL BE CELEBRATEDO Au...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
MELIBOUaNE PRODUOp 5uARKEET. M. M'Cayr and Another report, for the week .ending 16th March, 187O :- . . ligher rates ruling for both breadstuffs and finding gralnr. - Flour of beat quality is worth 'from £11 upwards. Wheat ioin good demand at our quota. tiona-primoe enmpes are eagerly sough after up to 1s. ' - (latl were In active demand pt the sale to-1ay, a rhipment of Nei Zealand feed realising from S.'6id to 3s 81.: Atsme time a imall parcel of Victorian grown Tirtariane fetched 3a 10d. We note numerous iiquiriees -for seed variety. A .rarcel. of Calouttaoate free from barley brought .4 91. I Dirpose.l of a shipupent maize (new . larence Rivrr) at 3s 61. I We had our usual monthly salo of maltlng barley and seedi: IReiarding the former we found a great idrdisar'itin, on the part of the trade to operate,':iid prlice obtained, except in a few inatances, do hot nearly accord with vendors' ideas of value- the highest price realiaed being 4s 3.1 for a fair sample of New Zeland . We A...
CRICKET MATCH. MANSFIELD v. ALEXANDRA. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
CRICKET _MATCIl: MANSFIELD V. ALEXANDRA. The conquering, match ,between the 'Manseld and Alexanudra Cricket Clubs, so long and oanxiously looked I forward to, was played at Mansfield on Monday and Tuesday last. On[ Sunday afternoon a number of the S ansfield club went several miles along the Melbourne. road to meet thdir opponents, and escorted them to Mansfield.' The ovening',wns lassed at the Royal Mail liotel in cheerful but" rolerto convliviality, and at 9 a.m. the following day the wickets wore pitched on the usual cricket ground. The captains of the -re spectivo teams, Messrs. Anderson and Yowors, tossed for innings; the former winning, the Maalfield team were sent to the wickets. The game commenced with .great spirit on both sides. Mr. E. Wlditelaw and Mr. G. Grant wore especially conspicuous for the excellence of their fast round.arm bowling. On the Mansield side the clover batting of Mr. Hogan excited universal ad. miration, and indeed the whole team displayed the most sati...
BRITISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
BRITISHI'EXTRACTS. The'Mallow Farmers' Club' have passed a resolution hailiiig "with satisfaction the return of J. O'Donovan Rossa, Esq., as re presentative for the shire of Tipperary in the English Parliament." . Mr Charles Barry. has been sworn in as Attorney.General fur Ireland. It is said of Jflr Barry'that whatever position heoccupied he never forgot that he was an Irishman, and never sacrificed his' principles to personal advancement. One of the speakers at the meeting of thie Kanturk Labourers' Club, held on January 4-a Mr Johnson-asked what had become of ail the patitions sent to the British House of Commons'? lIe was satisfied if all the petitions sent by. the 'lIrish people to St Stephen's were cullected, they would paper the whole world. The Emperor of the French is, aco'rding" to the Gaulois, now one of the largest landed proprietors in Spain. He has been buyinl land in that country for the last ten years. In consquence of the expulsion of ?ilr Dalway, LI.P.;" from the G...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
TO CORRESPONDENTS,. c4ll ;ommunincations intended for insertion mnout, be forwarded to this offcs by: Wednesday mornin?, or afternoon at the latest. b ,communnication will under any ciroeutM !ancea be inserted unless authenticated by the seal name and address of the writer, not neces parily for publication, but as a guarantee of eod faith. A. CocnaToo.-Your strictures on the decision of the Bench cannot appear, as you have not sent your name and address. We must insist on our rule being compliod with.
Commercial. BENALLA, March 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
SN?lthstlelanrdirg .the loe, vprices noew ruling grain id.coming in very freely, anl the millers are well supplied. t r l ? erir tnn .. 8 0 . 0 to £10 10 0 -, hoar perbushel "..0 o 0 01 0 3 O? •olrd, .::do 0... . . 1 0o iran, f 4 0 a 0' 1 0 b -~ MAsasNeLs, March 18., lour, per on , lI 0 0 toi£1S 0 0 tato,,sC, do . . ... 0 0 0 " 0 -Wheat?per l unhel ? ;I .0 0 0 0? Bran, do ... ... O a 0 dscopp, per lb O 0010 0 '10
LATEST NEWS. (PER GREVILLE TELEGRAM COMPANY). MELBOURNE, March 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
LATEST NEWS: :(BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) (Pea GREVILLE TELeonaR COMPANr). M"ELDOuNE-, March *24.-, Tenders for the first section of the. North-! eastern-Roilway wero opened to day, the lowest being Mr. William Porter for £293, 690, which was accepted, subject to the details being found correct. - Sugars are very firm. Mr. Duncan; Gillies has been returned un opposed for Maryborough. . Three soldiers of the 14th Regiment stripped themnselves >and jumped overboard from the Walmor .Castle yesternight. Two reached ,.Williamstown, wioen they were arrestedi:'ians returned, to. the ship,'but the third is missing, and is supposed to hav'ebeen drowned.;'," - The G'(o:ersir attended .the, Legislative Council today, aend assented to the Darling Grant Bill, " The Assembly is discussing the Budget.. It is likely that M Gregor's amendment will be carried.
BENALLA POLICE COURT. Saturday, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
BJNALLA POLLOE COURT. Saturday, March 19. (B(Oores iMfeare Perry, Ueath, and Sharpo.) Mary Kennedy was chrged with absenting herself fromt the hired servi?e of AMr Robert Al'Bean, of Kilfera. .\r Pow for complainant. The Bonch expressed themselves very much against this offence, which was greatly on the increase, id they would endeavour to check it by ordering defendant's w..gea to be forfeited, amounting to £4 13s 9d; and mulcting her In costs L1 10s. Mr M'Bean requested that the .4 13s Gd might he placed in the poor.box. Nathaniel Culliford ,was summoned by John 8tewart Gardioer for a similar offence. Settled out of court. Robert Roe was summoned by John Quirk for as wages. Defendant had never been asked for the money, or lie would have paid it, thougli he had no right, as Quirk had deserted hbls service while he was away from home. Case dismissed, with costs As. Walter Hyland was charged with using throat ening language to James Doyle, Case dis. missed, with 73 costs.
MELBOURNE. March 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
MELBOURNE. (roan on aws con CsroR esNEN.) March 23. A good deal of ill fooling has.been intro. diced into tiho asettlement of the disputed race undisguisedly that hlo will not run any more under the same management as the former races, as, owing to'the fact that several of that management are pecuniarily interested in Howitt's visit to this country, it is plain that evoey help will be given to their protege. Harris simply wants to win or lose onr his merits; and it certainly is .very unfair to re port about the city that Hewitt allowed his op ponent to win the two first races, and could have pulled off'tho whole of the events easily if he had been so ordered, but that he was under thei order of his employers. This is very tantloising to Harris, and also to the public generally, who begin to think that they have only been once more the victims? of.Cop pin's dodges. The Assembly had a pretty stormy meeting last night. A. good deal of ill feeling has been engendered by the appointment ...
BENALLA ANNUAL RACES. FIRST DAY, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
BENALLA ANNUAL RACES, t 'FiOaT DAY, TURssDAY. The annualorace meeting commenced yestord on the very pretty-courso situated a mile a half fromi; thoetowoship, whither was attre all th' e~lsrsof; dtrtietathel lo-ades. gr irfand?stafin largeo: numbers.? The attend generally .was. not near so numerous as which was 'partly aocounted fo rby the threat ing:state of the weathor. iTho course was splendid running order, 'owing to the fall of on the previous night,, which no doubt hel Iona greatly idn again iaohlevlng:tho princi victory. The' racing for the Maiden Plate Handicap wan very good, and everything pas off most iertisfactorily, untit the 'Hack it wheon the tewards disqualified Mr Ioyste Flirt. There can he no doubt that they d quite right in rejecting Flirt, but when tI. took up the pruning knife why did they not ject Lady Bird as well I ` It is certain that h, races were never intended for such horses, a Mr Iloysted found plenty to sympathise witih when he oharged the stewards with ...
THE MAJOR PLAINS COMMON SCHOOL. To the Editor of the Benalla Ensign. [Newspaper Article] — The Benalla Ensign and Farmer's and Squatter's Journal — 25 March 1870
THE MAJOR PLAINS -COMMON :SCHOOL. ". To the Editor of the Benalla Ensign Sir,-''he i'oter day while convreeing 'with some of the f?tirers at the Major .Plaids l learnt that the school was 'closod and the toacher hadl 'gone! away, and on inquiring of some of the parents I found that the school itself was situated so much at one end of the district that it wi all but uieless to the greater part of the residents. I was informed by parents who were particularly anxiois'that their.children' should not miss the only opportunitywlhich presented itself of getting instruction that.theipoor children had to take a journey of three miles and back' daily to attend the school. I take itfor'.granted that there ale managers appointed at the Miljor with' whom the care and management of this school 'rests, and I would'suggest to them that it 'would be advisable in i~"thinly populated a- distriot?to engage a teacher who'aould teach' twioe a:week at. three differet'parts of the 'Msjor, it any. suitable...