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MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. M M'Oaw and Another report as. follows for the week ending Wednesday :-Flour and Wheat firm at a.slight advance on last week's rates, with a dis position, on the part of the trade, to operate exten sively. Best country brands of the former article readily commanding £11 S6, in parcels 3 and prime samples of wheat S6 and upwards. Feeding grains are still on the rise, the few paroclr of oats to hand sellieg at an advance of from 2d to Sd over last week's prices:. Potted butter has been coming forward in large quantities, both from local makers and the various colonies, causing a serious decline in prices. Have placed a few prime lots privately at up to 10d, but could not obtain over 8d at the sale to day for the very best qualify. OCheese is not in plentiful supply; and, being in good request, anticipate slightly better rates shortly. Below we give details-result of actual sales: LaD £ ID Flour,'sk dad Victorian 11 0 0 to 11 6 0 do, seconds 815 0 to 10 0 0 do...
DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO'S REPORT. Melbourne, August 3, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
DALIAliOY CAMPBELL AND CO0'S REPORT. Melbourne, August 3, 1870: FAT CATTLE.-Supply moderate, viz, 808 bead, principally middling quality, all of which met a ready sale at an advance of from 20s to 30s per head, The only really good quality offered was a draft of Mr William Robertson's favourite FF brand, which sold well, and topped the market by fully 20s per head, averaging L10 4s all round; the top station bred pens being purchased by Mr James Dickson, St. Kilda, at L1315 ; and Mr William Davidson, Col lingwood, at L13 7s 6d; some very prime half bred Brahmin bullocks from the Hon W J T Clarke's paddocks made up to L11. We quote prime beef at 25s per 1001bs; extra up to 27s 6d. We have sold -175 bullocks for Mr Wm Robertson, Colae, atL10 4s; station breae averaging L12 15s id; 19 for the Hon W J T Olarke, at from L6 17s 6d to L11; 5 for Mr E Crookse, at L1054 to L12 15s. FAT OALVEs.--58 were penned; ood vealers in request, best offered brought up to L3 7s fd. FAT SHEBP.-15,000 off...
HEATHCOTE [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
HE .THCOtE According to the Times, the following prices ru for colo' ial produce at Heathoote : Flour L12 to L12 10 per ton Wheat 4s 6d to 4s 9d per bushel Oats 3s 6d to 4s do Cape tarley 2s Gd to 81 9d do Maize 7s do Bran sle Od do Pollard le 31 do Potatoes £5 per ton Hay £83 to £4 do Chaff L5 to £6 do Butter (good fresh) les 2d per lb Eggs sl per dozen
TALLAROOK CHAMPION PLOUGHING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
TALLAROOK CHAMPION PLOUGHi ING MATCH. A ploughing match took place on Mr James Fleming's farm on the 29th ultimo, and the prizes offered attracted one of the largest fields ever witnessed in the districts of Tallarook or Seymour. On this occasion no less than fifteen ploughmen were en tered, and the ploughing was performed in first class style, which rendered it extremely difficult for the judges to award prizes. The ground selected for the occasion seemed to be in first-class order, but owing to the re cent heavy rains it was rendered very swampy, especially so where the trees had been grubbed for thbis occasion. The judges appointed were Messrs Rogerson (of Kilt more) and Kilmurry (of Broadford), and great credit is due to Mr T Woods, the hon. sec., who discharged his duties in a praise worthy manner. The prizes were awarded as follows:- CLAss A. Name. Ploughing for Who's Plough £ 3 Taylor T Px Lennon 6 S. M'Oluwe J C ilan Do 3 W Thompson A Port-. D 1 CLses B. R Norrish D Callan D...
LANCEFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
-0 LANOEFIELD. Wheat 4a Od to. 5s Od ocr bushel Flour L11 oer trn Pollard Is 6d to ls 9d per bushel Bran is 3d do BENALLA Thursday, June 23rd The Ensign reports the following as the prices rul ing : Flour, £10 to £10100s per ton Wheat, 3s per bushel Pollard, Is Od do Bran, les do Oats 2: Gd to 3s
PERAMBULATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
PERAMBULATORI This season-of course I mean this wet season-I, as well as many others, am sub ject to fits of melancholia, and as I am gene rally a dull creature this is the wrong period for me to essay to put you in posses sion of anything startling or witty. I fear if this weather continues you will wake up one fine morning to find that poor " Peram. bulator" had "shuffled off this mortal coil," and a verdict of twelve of my countrymen, presided over by the coroner, an institution SIcannot think of with a degree of pleasure, Smay hand my name down to posterity as having done it honorably without giving my neighbours any unnecessary trouble. Do you know, sir, if there is anything would make me wish for a prolonged exists. ence in this world it is that I should be spared to repay that bootmaker who responded to my appeal of last week. I am sorry I don't know the name of the benefac. tor whose charitable motives led him to dis guise the generous act, but whoever he is he may rest assu...
DONNYBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
DONNYBROOK. E Moreman, Donnybrnok flour mills quotes as folllows : F!our, £12 1(s per ton Bran, Is 4d per bushel Pollard Is 63 per bushel KYNETON. tr, 1 Flour £10 10s Maize, 5S to 6s 3d Bran, Is WIheat 4s to 4s 5d Pollard, is id Oats, 3s Od to Ss 2d Rye graes s'ed, 6s to 7s do Potatoes, £3 5a per ton
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE KILMORE [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
COIMMERC1AL IN rELLIGENUS KILMORE icorge Hudson quotes: Oats, Colonial, 3s to 3s 31 per bushel Bran, la per bushel Pollard, is 4d per hushel Hay, new L3 5s to L3 103 per ton Chafl; 49 per caw Petatore, 3s to 33 Gd per cwt ,I.hn J 'i:ly co'eS: Oats 3? 31 to 3G 0.1 per b,ia~h Bra?1 la 21 do Pollard l4 41 do IIay L3 10s per ton h1aff 4s per 'wt Potatoes L3 51 to L3 153 per ton
Wednesday, August 10. (Before the Warden and Messrs M. Kelly, J. Fynn, M. Maloney, and Samuel Day. assessors.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
Wednesday, August t10. (Before the Warden and Messrs M. Kelly, J. Fynn, ?ii. Maloney, and Samuel Day, assessors.) The case of Ryan v Tobin, heard before the Warden on the previous day, was again heard. Verdict for plaintiff, £1.3, and costs.
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
IRELAND. The Fermoy Farmea' Club have pronnoned in f,,or of IPe ballot, ?lron Hughep, on May 30, dismissel the petition oiait the return of ?r Heron for ripperary. fl e da crep, upon which so much depends in the North, i, reported to be healthy. Itis stated that Mr Butt will be eParted by the ,tionali't,, and Mr Cecil Guinness by the Coneryftiveo, to fill toe vacant seat in the represeno tain f fDublin. Thbe tlelpt parer? v currency to a etatement thaTollihm"r@ Park, the residence of the Earl of ohn,- !rs lilt:h to e purchased as a residence for the Prirce of Wld.s, but this rumour hai sinos been contradicted. A comriaHio ol aun-cy against Mr D'Aroy Irvino w iniuel o-in 3u 4 -.y tie Court of Ohancery on t':e apl;oFction of th0.t penl.man's brothers and eis, tein It wr madd in lhe irterest of hia only child, a boy seven years of age, who will inherit a large property. The tavellers by a train on the Limerick and Foyers Railway I ad recently a very narrow acospo. Stroke was see in sev...
SCOTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
SCOTrLAND, From the European fail Seven cottsgP at Bathgate were b ground the other day. Their thatehtd set on fire by the sparks from a pia of A memorial of the late MaIrqu?? Governor-General of Indioa has jU bow] to the Parliamentary trustees but, keith by Mrs Scott Monerieff.L he dbco said to be a striking likeness of theo man, is placed on a bracket in thebo O Corn Exobange, Edinburgb: The huge Greenland shark which a few weeks ego was takeno 0f and exhibited for two or three da tD has now been stuffed and placed iso British fishes in the MuseuUL measuring about 15 feet, is one o l !h the very largest, whose capture W The celebrated pearl fsheries f e to be as abundant this season aso 0 During the past month they hive bePo 4 parties in the district with encod iles Special meetings of the sl"0,' ae Church are being held to onste the admission of lay members tol s g Synod of the Diocese of Glao0 rf tion was carried in favor of the preo t tain restrictions. At the Synod oBlS resolu...
POWER AND HIS INTENTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
POT WE. AND HIS INTENTIONS. The notorious bushranger, Power, who for so long a time kept the inhabitants along the Sydney road in such a state of terror, passed through Kilmore on Thursday morning last en route for Melbourne, and thence to Pentridge, to which retreat he has been consigned by the law of the land for a period of fifteen years. Whilst horses were being changed at Kellys .Hotel, Power entertained a. few gentlemi?, who remained up during the night to gratify their peculiar tastes by looking at him, with some of his performances in this neighbourhood. He said he was very often close to the police, riding after them. and expressed his regret at the misfortune that befel Constable Tighe, who was dismis. sed the force. In reply to Superintendent Greene's remark, " Well, Power, you are caught at last," that worthy remarked, "Yes but you would be a long time travelling in your spring cart before such an event would. take place." The ruffian said he would not care if he had bee...
Kilmore Free Press PUBLISHED THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
PUBLISTIED THURSDAY M[ORNING THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1S70. The report of the Donnybrook and Wal lau Wallan Board, a leader, and other mat ter are unavoidably held over. A storekeeper named Francis, who also keeps the post office at Darraweitguim, near Kilmore, was-whilst crossing the Deep Creek with a spring cart on M\londay lanst swept away by the flood. The body was not recovered until next day. Deceased leaves a wife and family of six children. An inquest-will be held on the remains to, day. The members of the Bylands and Glens burnie Road Board cannot entertain a very high opinion of each other's honesty and integrity. At a special meeting of the Board, held on Saturday last, the Public Works Committee, consisting of Messrs O'Dwyer (Chairman), Arkell, and Sorraghan, brought up their report relativ. to the measuremeit of some heaps of road metal, and, though there were only three other members besides the works committee present--Messrs Mal oney, Bourke, and M' Kay-the report was ba...
GOULBURN VALLEY ROAD BOARD Special Meeting, August 6th, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
GOULBURN VALLEY ROAD B0 Special Meeting, August 6 "h,1 Present -Messrs Hickey (Ohairma?}? Ryo Clerk read the requiaiticon eolig ing The valuer laid before the Board the S the distriet, which was then revised Mr Hickey moved that the Board.?d?Pt firm the net valuation now slmittedO p"opei ty in the district, amounting to conded by Mr Gorman and carried Mr Hickey m, ved that notice hbe iroe the intention of the Board to make . shilling in the pound, on 'he valuation of thr in the distriot, on the 20th day of bus'ti by Mr Ryan and carried
GOULBURN VALLEY ROAD BOARD. Saturday, July 23rd, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
GOULBUlRN VALLEY ROA.D BOA00R ---+~---- Saturday, July 23rd, 1870. Present --Meeers Patterson, Bobart, Delan?l, Gorman. Mr Patterson moved that Mr Delaney dh obair. He-onded by Mr Hobart and carried. The met?.tes of the previous meeting wm n firmed on the reo!ion of Mr Gorman esecondbi! Hobart. I Correspondence as it.olto was thell dispotdlj I From Lands and Survey Offles requeatn t plan of ten acres, part of allo:.m a 5:, .T' r be furnished, so that it may be reservedr r ^e purposes. The surveyor was instructed to send the re: t plan, and mark off a road salng the western b of the allotment. 2 From Daniel Cameron and (irorge B Pt making application for a licence to astablihl on the G: ulburn River at Tabilk. The Olerk was instruc'ed to reply, stating th! Board wase favourable to granting the lioenr its approval of the scale of fees to be charged a ferry, and asling the applicants to aend in th by next meeting. 3 From the Council of the M'Ivor Shire i to the propseed punt at Tabilk....
SEYMOUR. JOTTINGS—BY QUIZ. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
SEYMIOUR. Jovrnes--BY Q.uI. A Quaker loves the ocean for its broad broad brim, But our members like the Road Board for the trade it brings in, Sin,-Our town has again assumed its usual quiet aspect, and tradesmen are shaking out their canvas to catch a share of the trade winds that generally follow in the wake of navvys and contractors, whilst many of our poor cockatoo's can be seen 'perched on a rail, gazing dolefully on the saturated croes around them, with a long harvest bill, and like Poe's "Raven" re.eehoing throughout the valley, "Bill of Sale, for ever-ever more." Road Board racing has taken a frightful change since my last. Could ynu believe it-that artful dodger, Constable, ran clean away from Theodolita on the 29th ultimo' There is no such a licking on record. Old Constable spared enough to make a good second for Brewe-, but that dunghill, having shown the white feather, has thus a'lowed Audi or a walk-over. Poor Theodolite's jock got so disgusted that bhfore he was half w...
PUBLIC MEETING AT BROADFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
PUBLTL MEETING AT BROADFO?IX At a meeting held at the; Sunday creek Hotel, Brcadford, on the 2nd inst-convened for the pun pose of taking into consideration the advisabilty of petiening the Minister of Justice for a court of petty seasisns to be established at that place-Mr Glover was vieJd to the chair. Messrs Fereuson, Cameron, Rose, and orhor genthme,' lving addressed the meelit g at consider able length, It was moved by Mr Philbrick, a'sconded by Mr M'Lirsh, and cirril : -" That in the opinion of this mceting the time bad a" ritoi when a Court of Petty Sessiora should be es'ab'ipaled ?; Broadford, an:d that a court should be held weekty ; and that in order to sttrain the object requiri. d rmet?lohl should be drawn tip for presentation as soon as pr?iceable." Mi'ved bo Mr Aitkin, Seconded by Mr Tulloh, and carried :--" That a committ e of seven b5ep pointed to draw up thb memo ;al to the Minister of. Juatie and obtain signatures thereto, the committee to consist of tlre?re Glover...
PUBLIC MEETING AT YEA. [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
PUBLIO MEE rINO A YEA. A publio meeting was held at Yea on Saturday, the 30th ultimo, to take action against the proposed movement of the Alexandra Shire in procuring the proclamation of the main road to the North.eaetero Railway via Gabur and Longwood instead of to Tal. larook. A chart of the distrioct, showing the dies tances from Alexandra to Melbourne via Longwood and Tallarook, and a time table of coaches and trains in 1872 were affixed to the wall. There was a large attendance. Moved by Mr Ker, and seconded by Mr Webster, hbat Mr Grant take the chair. Mr Graict, havine explained the objt of th , ineg, called on Mr Ker to move the fleet rollthe| Mr Ker. stated that there was no dopeltig road from Alexandra to the 'Northeautera tdi, wee made, Yea would be cooked. t. teran R was to mike the main road over the bopeet n t a point as near Melbourne on the railwn ,s 74 ble. The chart would asow that it was33 t Alexandra to Longwood, from Alexandra tile i rook 42,only 9 miles differen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
Tan BBNmrIT3 OP AnDvEBTIBMIG.-When trade grew slack and bills fell due, the draper's face grew long and blue; his dreams were troubled through the night, with sheriffs bailiffs all in eight. At last his wife unto him said:-" Rise up at once, get out of bed, and get your psper, ink and pen, and say these words unto all men--- My goods I wish to sell to you, and to your wife and daughters too ; my prices are so very low that all will buy before they go."' He did as his good wife advised, and in the paper advertised, Crowds came and bought of all he had, his bills we e paid, his dreams were glad; and he will tell you ,o this day how well did print tar's ink repay. Bre told us with a knowing wink, how he was saved by printer's ink.
Tuesday, August 9. (Before A P Akehurst, Esq, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Kilmore Free Press — 11 August 1870
Tuesday, August 9. (Before A P Akehurst, Esq, P.M.) Kennedy v Noonan for £3 8s, work and labor done, Mr Meade for plaintiff Mr Twigg for defendant, who put in a set-off of £7 15s against the demand. Portion of the set.off allowed, and a verdict in favor of defendant was given for £1 9s, and £1. costs. Lindsay v Blizzard. No appearance. Police v Buchanan for leaving his horses without being under proper control. Fined leC and cost of snmmons. Mr Meade appeared on behalf of the Broadford Road Board to resist the appeals of some ratepayers against assessments on their properties. The first ease eallled on was that of James Fitzjohn, who appealed on the grounds of incrrectness. Struck out, with £2 2s costs. The next appeal was that of Thomas Neil, who deposed that he served a notice on the 2nd instant that he would. appeal in conse quenceof being valued too high; It ap peared that the man who appealed was not the man who was valued-his tenant, Thomas Crane, being the occupier and the pe...