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THE SHORES OF THE POLAR SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
THE SHORES OF THE POLAR SEA* The tale of Arctic travel lias been told so ofteu aud so 'well, it might seem needless to multiply books on tlie sub ject, but that for some minds ths question of Arctic exploration has a fascination never wholly satisfied, and to such Dr. Moss's work will doubtless prove a boon. Tlie great weight and size of the book make it too unwieldy a comuanion to accompany the most ardent lover of Arctic narratives in his summer rambles, but when cosily seated by the library lire, with a little table — not on wheels beside him, lie may turn over his pages with considerable satisfaction, and while pleasing his eye with sketches which really seem to convey a very vivid idea of the scenes depicted, may quickly gather up the more .salient points of a narrative told at far greater length in the volumes which have preceded it, and with which he may or may not lie familial'. Dr. Edward Moss was with the Alert during her voyage of discovery in 1875-G, and the drawings wit...
THE FATTENING OF OYSTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
THE FATTENING OF OYSTERS. Very few persons who feast on the large and toothsome oysters, which are served up at the raw boxes of many of the oyster houses in this city, have the remotest idea from what source the luscious bivalves are obtained, or in what manner they are fattened. The oysters obtained trom Tangier Sound, Lynnhaven, and what is known as the seaside oyster, are rather a small oyster, enclosed in au immense shell — their native element being salt water. These ojsters, when dredged and brought to the Baltimore market, are sold to the packers and others at the rate of CO cents a bushel, llecently a plan has been discovered by which these oysters can be not only fattened in a very short time, but their value enluuiced at least 150 per cent. Two of the larger oyster-packing firms are now engaged iu this business, aud the manner of procedure is described as follows by one who has watched the operation : When the oysters are unloaded from the puugies tliey are transferred to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
MASONS' ARMS HO T E L, FITZMAURICE STREET, WAGGA WAGGA. PROPRIETOR: WILLIAM BR OWE (Formerly head waiter at the Commercial, Australian, ami Criterion Hotels ; also of the principal houses iu .Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane). IggF Railway Extension and Reduction of the Rates of Carnage ! WILLIAM BHOWE is enabled to keep pace with the times and study the wants of the working classes, and he therefore proj-ose8 to open at the MAS05S' AKMS a BONA FIDE BOTTLE TRADE, and guarantees to supply tlie following pure and unadulterated winrzss, spirits, ^.xra beer, At the following Cheap Kates. Price List of Wixes and Spirits, per Bottle : — ti D ! PALE BltANDY Hine's Five-star Pnle Brandy 7 0 liennessy's Three-star do. -70: ,, onc-6lar do. - 5 0 j A first-class Bottle of Bulk j Branch' - - - -50 DARK BRANDY- I Mnntcbello (very old) - - (5 G j Hcmicssy's - - - - ii C i Martcll's ? 5 0 ! WHISKEY— | Royal Blend - - - - 5 0 j I/irne ? 5 0! Jamiuson's - - - -50) Bhulnoeh ? - - - f- -3 j A jrood Bot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
WANTED, a Lioin1 Porter. Apply, W. C. HuNnsit. It WANTED, a Team, lor Brush Fencing on Quandary run, Morool Creek. Apply to Swift and Hann. It WANTED, Wood Cahtehs aud Gutters, at the Snowball Copper Mines. J. W. Bryant, Manager. It WANTED, a married man, as Boun dary Eider ; references required. Apply, A. Mackay, Gobbagumbaliu. lr WE, the undersigned acreo to CLOSE OUR respective BUSINESS ESTAB LISHMENTS on MONDAY, 17tii MARCH (St. Patrick's Day) and on TUESDAY, 18th, from 1 p. in., being tlie days 011 which the Autumn liaces and Hibernian Sports will be hold. Roberts, Copland, aud Co. W. C. Huutcr. Fredc. Roper. Charles Corthorn. L. S. Joseph. J. Mitchelmore. P. Moran. G. Forsyth & Co., Per J. P. M. D. Ebenczer Shaw. J. S. Roberts. Kudd and M 'Grath. Robert Cassin. J. II. Seymour. G. Millar. C. Mouie. 13. Forrest. John Turner. G. J. Daniel. J. K. Pattou. T. H. Mute aud Co. Smith and Jaye. Thos. Croft. W. Macarthur. John Hodson. Wm. Schmidt. P. Berardo. J. A, Adraiu. J. J. ...
SALE OF THOROUGHBREDS. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
SALE OF THOROUGHBREDS. Tin; aunual sale of the Gleuormiston and Cairn Cnrrau yearlings took place on Wed nesday afternoon, at the Pastoral Hotel, Flemington, where there was an average attendance of sporting men ; but notwith standing the fact that the yearlings were in really creditable condition, some of theni were fairly sacrificed. Mr. Campbell, of the firm of M'Culloch, Campbell, and Co., who officiated in the rostrum, worked very hard, but buyers were very scarce, and the bids came few and far between. The sale com menced with the yearlings from the Gleuor miston stud, twenty-three in number, all by the imported and well-bred sires Betlmal Green aiul King Cole, and as this was the first time any of their stock had been offered for public competition, much curiosity was evinced to sec how the youngsters would be appreciated by the purchasers of blood stock. Messes. J. Cowell and Johnston, of Echuca, sccurcd the bay and brown colts out of Phizgig and Matnbourinc, both by Betlmal...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
% MUNICIPAL COUiSTCIL. Tiie regular fortnightly meeting of the Councit was held on Thursday. Present : His Worship the Mayor, Aldermen Bentlej*, Shaw, Evans, Wildman, Mair, Bruce, and Nixon. The minutes of the previous meeting were ^rcad and confirmed, together with the copies of outgoing correspondence. The following letters were read : — From Mr. Leary, with Sir ii. Parkes reply in the matter of water supply ; iroin Mr. jjiowii, secretary ro tne Associated Insurance Companys Fire Brigade Board, with copies of the Board's resolutions as to donations to Volunteer Fire Brigades, and a list of the coutributary companies, and also a list of the non-contributary companies, to some of which latter Mr. Brown advised application for assistance, as they had risks in Wagga Wagga; from Aid. Maher, tender ing his resignation. A report was brought up by the Sub-committee appointed to canvas for subscriptions to Fire Brigade, stating that a combination of circumstances had prevented the complete...
POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, MARCH 6. (Before the Police Magistrate.) [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
POLICE COURT. TuntsnAY, Maucii G. | (Before tlie Police Magistrate.) Obscene Lanou.kje. — Geo. Stidderscharped with using obscene language in a public place, was lined 10s., or in default one week - in gaol. ! Friday, Maucii 7. ! (Before the Police Magistrate.) Drunkenness. — William Call, convicted of being drunk and disorderly, was lined 10s. ;aud Ben jamin AVelby, similarly charged, with the additional offence of using obscene language, was fined £1, with the usual alternative. Insulting Language. — Policc v. William White. Adjourned to the 8th inst. Breach of Municipal By-Laws.— In- spfcetor of Nuisances v. Peter J. M'Alister, unlawfully erecting a stack of straw within 100 yards of certain buildings in a populous portiou of the town. Adjourned to the lltli inst., owiug to the defendant's absence from town. Same v. Joseph M'Carthy. suf fering three horses to stray, convicted and fiucd 15s., with 4s. lOd. costs. Assault. — Simon San Ling v. John Mat thews, Jemmy Gee v. Same, sett...
CRICKET. ENGLISH ELEVEN V. VICTORIAN ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
CRICKET. English Eleven y. Victokian Eleven. Englishmen, First Innings. — Hornby, c Cooper, b Alexander, 2 ; Lucas, c Mallagh, b Alexander, G ; Wchbc, e Palme?', b Boyje, 24 ; Harris, b Palmer, G7 ; Enimett, b Palmer, 0; Ulyett, b Palmer, 47 ; Roy!o, h Palmer, 7o ; Hone, b Palmer, 1 ; Ahsolrmi b Palmer, 4 ; Schnltz, h Boyle, 0 ; M*lvii- 11011, not out, 15; Sundries, 7 ; Total, 24S. Victorians. — Alexander, e Webbe, b Em niett, 0 ; Sleight, b Eimnett, 1 ; Campbell, c Hune, b Lucas, .5 ; Horan, 4G ; Blackham, 39; Boyle, 10. Six out, 115.
PASTORAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
PASTORAL NOTES. Tlie following stock have been trucked At Jmiee : March 4, 441 fat wethers from Mr. J. Stewart's Bygoo station, to Messrs. Harrison, Jones, and Devlin. Homebusli, P. Murray in charge. Mr. A. T. Bolton, agent. March 7 : 1000 fat wethers (Mr. Osborne's) to Messrs. Harrison, .Jones, and Devlin, Homebusli, T. Hyland in charge. Mr. A. T. Bolton, agent. At K orth Wagga : March 7, 30 head fat cattle (Mr. F. Jenkins'), Buck ingbong, to Messrs. Maiden, Hill, and Clark, Homebusli, Mr. M. Feunell in charge. Messrs. Hand and Thompson, agents. The Queensland National Banking Co. bave sold 7300 ewes and wethers to Mr. J. W. Watson, of Curraburrina. Messrs. Wilkin son, Minchin, and Lavender (in conjunction with Messrs. J. A. Broughtou aud Co., Young), agents. Messrs. Lamb and Knox have sold 335 head of store bullocks. Messrs. Wilkinson, Minchin, and Lavender (iu conjunction with Messrs. Rand and Tompson), agents. Messrs. Lamb and ICnox have sold 335 head of store bullocks to Mr. P....
LAND NOTES. COMING LAND SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
LAND NOTES. COMING LAND SALKS. Albury . . . . . .March 12. - 'iMit:!ii)imdra .. . .Alurcli 12. C»rmvii ? March 12. D\:iiUi-]uiu .. ..March 12, 19. ] lay ? March 10, 31, 12, 17, 10. Naraiuk ra .. . . Mijrch 12, l'J. I ran:: .. ...March li». Wu^'ii Wayjfji. . . . March 12, 19. Vouny .. .. ...Miireli 12, IS). Land Ornrw. — Tiie following- aulcL-thms were taken ui» at the local Land Ollico on Thursday last : — William Abbott 40.i, county Wynyard, parish Uiubiin^o, comnioicin^ at a point. 30 chains W. fnnn tlic S.K. coniur of his a.c.p. of 40a, and bounded tlicnre by lined ill succession W. 2'.) chains !)i) links, 8. 13 chains linlv^, I'. 20 chains !)-) links, N. Ki chains .'IS Hit kin to commencement ; T. l'itzpatrlck 3 I'm yr, county Claren don, parish lloii^lahan, bein^ portion 302. .Mrxander Emery (Ji)a, county Clarendon, parish Jlutc, on the K. of his a.c.p. of 40a, and hounded mi the W. by the 15. bonndarv of the said -10a. on the li. by ;i rnjui I ch;uii wide, and on the N. and 8....
NARANDERA. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
NARANDERA. (From our Correspondent.) 1. he wcatner, wnicu a snort time ago was unbearably hot, is very delightiul, and, with the exception of an occasionally hot noon, is all that could be desired. The late rains have 1 wonderfully improved tliiugp, aud j)ut new life into the feed, and now stock of all kiuds are doing spleudidty, and if priccs would only rise the owners would be satisfied. However, it is 110 use crying, aud the low prices which arc ueariy certain to rule in tutureAViu nave the effect of forcing owners of land to turn more to agriculture and its co-existent occu pations, all aud sundry. Should this lie the case the cure will not at least be worse than the disease. Wc can all fully endorse the wishes of your down-river correspondent 'Rover' anent female half-castes, aud however wc may feel disposed to neglect or iguore the males, something, eventually, must he done to prevent the certain moral and physical doetruction of the white females, and all thinking porsous can...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Town Property. — Mr. C. Wall has sold three lots of land, situatad in North Wagga Wagga township, containing 23^ acres, to Mr. G. W. Cominins, at a high figure. Mcsbi's. Wilkinson, Minchin, and Lavender, agcutB. The Railway to Hay. — O11 the second /?. M. Herald 011 the Hay railway question, which are chiefly remarkable for utter inno cence of any idea of the subject, \\itii them will be found a temperate and sensible letter from Mr Macleay. Correspondence.- -Wc have received a letter headed ' Brain or Muscle,' but with out any signature. As it refers to Rome comments by the it should have been sent to that journal, and wc must there fore decline to insert it. Mechanics' Institute. — The usual monthly meeting of the Committee of the Institute was held 011 Thursday eveuiuu. Present : Mr. C. Croaker (iu the chair), Messrs. Hardy, Tugwell, Hunter, Copland, Baker, and Henry. The minutes of the previous meeting having been read and con firmed, the Secretary was instru...
TELEGRAPHIC. LONDON. March 5. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
TELEGRAPHIC. LOtfDOX. March 5. Mb. Berry has decided to offer £3,000,000 of the proposed loau at 98 cum. div. The Secretary of State for the Colonies has issued a further dispatch, in which he repeated the opinion expsessed on the 27th August, respecting the dismissal of the civil servants in Victoria. He states that the gravity of the principles involved is not lessened by the small ness of the number of officials dismissed, which rendered the neces sity of such a step ou economical grounds less evident, lie further says, that had Governor Sir George Bowen acted ou the view he took when lie induced the Ministry to partially retrace their steps, he would probably have overcome the financial diffi culty without having recourse to a measure iuvolving so grave au objection. George Fraucis Dickinsou has failed for £60,000. The Opera House House site on the Thames Kmbaukinent has been oflered as a site for a colonial museum. Sir A. Micliie, Agent-General for Victoria, retires in April ne...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
If the prospcctus issued by the proposed Sydney Co-operative Meat Comany is to be accepted as truth, and not a subtle tract disseminated by a band of vegetarians, who are trying artifice to bring over accessions to their ranks, the meat-consuming public of Sydney arc certainly to be pitied. The in tention of the Company is to reform abuses wliton are stated to exist in tne meat traue, and evidently with the view of making the speculation popular tlie shares, of which there are to be 20,000, have been fixed at i'l each. The price will enable the possessorof the most modest income to acquire a deeper interest in his butcher than most people feel at the present time. There is 110 doubt that the butcher it? about the best-almsed purveyor for the public, but it is not- entirely without cause. The profits of tlie business are lnrjre, even if the priniest meat be sold, and lie seldom recognises the justice of giving the consumer tlie advantage of a depressed con dition of the fat stock mar...
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. Second Day— Thukspay, March G. Hurdle Rack.— Jack Tar, 1 ; Welshman, 2 ; Larrikin, 3. Coktntji: a-' Cup. — Hotspur, 1 ; Cowarie, 2 ; Carlisle, 3. Puoihce Stakks. — Pctrca, 1 : South Hamilton, 2 ; Guide Olgathaeh, 3. AcsntALiAX Cur. — Savanaka, 1 ; Bos worth, 2 ; Swivcller, 3. Gkanh Stand. — Monarquc, 1 ; Lc Loup, 2 ; Crichton, 3.
SYDNEY. Friday, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
SYDNEY. Friday. 3 p.m. Iu the Assembly last night Mr. Charles resumed the debate on the Chinese Immigra tion Bill. He was followed by Messrs. Copeland, Beyess, Dr. Bowker, Garrett, M'Elhone, Lucas, Greenwood, and O'Connor. The second reading was ultimately carried by a majority of 22, Mr. Barbour votiug with the ayes and Mr. Leary with the noes. The House went into committee on the Bill. Clause one is postponed ; clauses two and tliree passed witaout amendment ; further j consideration is adjourned until Tuesday j next. The Upper House lias passed the second reading of the Bauk Liabilities and AjBsets Publication Bill. Mr. Watt proposed an important amendment, making all companies j obtaining monay on deposit puulish quarterly 1 , returns. Humours are current of the failure of an old established soft goods firm in the city. The Government iutend to present Con stables Bercsford aud Power with a sum of money, in addition to promoting them in the service, in recognition of their galla...
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE REPORT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE I REPORT. Wednesday, March 5. I Messrs. R. GOLnsimoron and Co. report Wool : 1 We did not hold au auction sale this week, not much | coming forward. Sheepskins : Our sales were well attended by the local fellmongcrs, and wc cleared out all offering at prices similar to those last quoted. Butchers' ureen pelts realised up to 2s 3d each; do dry do, Isftd each ; dry skins, inferior to medium, 3d to*5d per lb ; do, medium to superior, Gd to Gld per ; Hi. Hides: Market well supplied. A good demand j for heavy weights in good condition, but inferior lots continue neglected. Ox-hides, average sizes, realised ; from 15s to 2Js cach ; cow-hidcs, do, 10s t«- 14s each ; I Victorian salted, do, 2A-d to 3ki per lb ; New Zealand ! do, 3d to 4d per In. Talluw : Wc cleared out a full supply at quotations. Market rather dull, but late rales w«re maintained. Mutton realised from £2S t-- .€30 10s; beef, £20 to £2S; mixed, to £20 10s per ton. ?
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. ' Wednesday, March 5. Fat Cattle.— 1239 passed through the ynrds, a large proportion well adapted to trade, but none very prime. The attendance was small; this, together with the weather, prevented any animation, and the prices show no alteration. PriuiQ bullocks, £7 10s to £S L5s ; good, at from £G to £7 ; best cows, £5 to £0 7s Gd ; good do., from £4 to £4 10s. Messrs. Peck, Hudson, and Hay.nok have sold 92 for Messrs. M. Macintosh, D. Mansou, W. Whittaker, W. Lott, J. Moore, and A. Wrigglesworth, aud 87 from near town for Messrs. M'Cormuck, M'Carthy, Tait, and H. Bcatlic, to £9 for bullocks and £0 3s for cows. Messrs, King and CiSKixoiiAM have sold 50 bullocks for P. G. King, to £S 10s. Messrs. Powers, Rutherford, and Co. sold 52 for F. Fen ton, bullocks at £3 12s Gd, cows £4 18s 3d ; 44 for A. Ko&Sfsbullocks at £5 10s 3J, cows £4 Gs ; and email drafts for Messrs. T. Power aud J. Rice, at currcnt rates. Mr. O. Howat has sold 100 bullocks for J...
BALLARAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
BALL A RAT LIVE STOCK MARKET. I »\ kdxksday, March o. ! Fat Cattle.— 95*2 yarded, chiefly medium, a few pens [ good. A full attendance, ami sales were hrifk. Mc.-srs. ' Fiskkx and Ginsos have sold 07 for W. Armstrnmr, bullocks £7, cows to £5 1 r*s : 50 for J. L. C'urrii-, bullocks to £0 17s, cows to *5 10s: 00 cows f«»r J. Rodgers at £3 2s Gd, to £4 12s Gd ; S bullocks for Mr. Morrison to £8 f»s ; 40 for Messrs. Andrews, Pyke, aud Whale, at market rates. Fat Sheep.— 11,244 yarded, the largest proportion medium. There was a fair attendance. Messrs. Fiskkn and Gikron have sold V20 crossbred ewes aud wethers for !-. Harding; 34G merino wethers for J. Malone ; 251 miNcd sexes for W. It, Mat'hcvvs ; 109 do for A. Cameron : cwps for Mr. Stevens. ' i
SANDHURST LIVE STOCK MARKET. TUESDAY, MARCH 4. [Newspaper Article] — Wagga Wagga Express — 8 March 1879
SANDHURST LIVE STOCK MARKET. Ti'ksday, March 4. Fat Cattle. — ©00 v.irded, one-third useful to prime, tlie remainder stores. Bullocks, £4 to £7 ; cows £3 to i £.') 10s. Messrs. Powkrs, Hitiierford, and Co. have sold 200 mixed se\es, for .Messrs. Hearne and Stone, Muirhead and Hall, Wes-tblado, Miller, Brooks, King, Dick, Baines, Heinpstcr, J. and P. Naughton, Hall, and others, at quotations. Fat Sheep. — SSOG ; a fair proportion suitable, balance inferior and stores. No alteration to report. Wet hoi's, 7s to 10s Cd ; ewes, 5s to Ss; ero&shreds higher. Messrs. Powkrs, Kuthi:kford, anl Co. have sold 240 merino wethers for Messrs. Coutts Bros., at 10s Gd ; ; and S14 mixed sexes for Messrs. MiddMon, Mullins and Sons, Bvwater, Wilton, and others at top quota tions. ? i