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GEELONG STATION PRODUCE REPORT. December 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
GEELONG STATION PRODUCE REPORT. December 21. MIessrs. GEOReESYNNOTrand Co. report: Sheepskins.-Thcre was the usual attond ance of buyers at bur sale to-day, and lively bidding for every lot. We offered, about 4000, and effected an entire clearance, at firm rates. Best skins brought '4s 3d to 5s 3d each; medium ditto 3s 74 to 4s each ; lamb-. skins Is to 2s 3d each;, station skins 4jd to 72d per pound; washed skins 10d to 12d per pound. Hides.-Biddiugnswereanimated, and prices ruled a trifle dearer than last week. \Wet salted brought 4td to d4d; good-c6n ditioned ditto 5d to 5sd per pound ; dry ditto dgd to 6d per pound ,; calfskius 4.d to 5A per pound. Tallow.-Is in. fair demand, at slightly higher figures. We sold, to-day, a large quantity of .station and country butchers' sorts at £28 to £31 15s per ton ; rough fat 2d to 2jd per pound ; rendered fat 3d to 3hd per. pound.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
,W;` tll( ý.. }" p~i"by VII.-NO. 037 gl OACHING. ta a, r fjk. ~Xart vii nic 1B AIND CO S art ROY AIL, rELEGRAPH LIINt OF C~ ACHES. k I .A ACH MPERDOWN AND the 00AC TO .GEELONG. SDaiaeh leases amperdown eve I STues rhui?lday, and Saturday at 9 a.n paosirough Col c at noon, and reachi 'Geel.' 6pm." • ' RGe day oac .leaves :Cobb and Co.o BoolOffice, eelong; every Monda Weday, c-ed' iday, at 9 a.m. EIG T MAIL. GEI G TO 'ARRNAMBOOL AN Sj B LFAST. Dat9.50 p.1 ., Saturdays excepted. SWith anch Line to , TLAKE, AP AM 1UT, PENS- . URST, A HD HAMILTON;, ENCE TO O' GA MB1 R AND ADELAIDE, VIA PENOLA, and intermo ate post towcs, leaving Gee every i onday, Wednesday and Friiat 9.50 p. . Sleave qbb and Co's Booking Oflie long, aily (Saturday excepted). at 9p. VforVarrnambool and Belfast, retg from ifst daily (Saturdays ex cep 10.30 .An.; on Sundays at 4 a.m. and Varrn bool daily (Saturdays ex cept lip.m. on Sundays at 6 a.m., fr Iton c rv Monday, Wednesday, audid ,'at G .m. Moueed B regurra Colera...
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
)1IMERCIAL. MIELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. S Wednesday Evening.; The Ago reports :-The umarkets word an exceedingly quiet aspect to-day, the transac tions entcred int,, being in all cases of a most trivial character. In breadstutfs the most noticeable features is the scarcity of country flour, stocks of which have dwindled to a mere bagatelle. At auction to-day country lour realised £13 17s id, and an exceptional sale of city-made took place at £14 7s 6d. About 500 bags wheat were quitted under. the Irainner, at Us 5id for Northern, is 3d for Western, 6s.1d for smutty Northern, and s 5,}d for soft New Zealand. In feeding grains, oats have had a fair extent of busi ncss, but some concessions in prices have been necessary in order to effect a clearaince. Some 5000 bushels New Zealand were sold at 3s 5.d to 3s 6d. PR U D UCE MARKETS. The following were the prices of produce at the nidernentioned markets at the latest dates " " t I F''glish " Wheat. Oats. Flour.i Potatoes. ]Flay. Per Bushel...
LECTURE ON SOCIAL ECONOMICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
LECA'TUA ON SOCiAL ECONOICoS. As annuouuced, Mr. Urquhart Macplersone lectured at the Oddfellws' Hall ot W edncs day evening. BIr. A. Rea was the Chair man. The audience was not large, but the lecture was listened to with great interest. After describing the several subjects coel 1prelheded underthe head of sdcial econonies, iMr. IMacpherson said thle first step in the science was edlucation. Great strides hlad been made of late years in this good cause, yet there was great room for inproretnent. Until the comuunity recognises the teacher e of youtl as the ost inmportaut man in the * state, it would be useless to look for thle full Sadva-utages of school educatiot. It sr:s ott •? ,. · .... ., ,rtna?,e ha?d said, Let e ake the alads of a coutry, u he who wills may make the laws." But lihe (MIr. Macpherson) would say, " ILet me have the uinstruction of youth, aud amy oue else say make the laws, sand take the ballads to boot." He would repeat that ho considered the schoolmaster tle mos...
NOTES ANLEVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
O AN5' I YEN'S/ need hardly aganind our reiaders th he Colac Amate rf Club race m g takes place on ,ay next, 27th in If the weather i' way fine we a pate a very' large tdace. Our c4 ibut6r, " Jiinalogi, other column 4Igesin sonic vatieina cspecting the fious events. -w consequence of the nas. holidays, Colai Police Court a VWednesday , instead of this day ere' was no siness of any intercst ld. 1 :A man ned Lennox wa?s lsunul by John Cuire for illegally,, det iiip hier the case wasicalled itilot oappliar,.ao d it wva sse?,l with? bd costa. Young ipuit i n an osrance with his iiitues's inosients er the Court had clodsed, couse it s the i too late. Pesi us te cses hearing should.attcodC th pro. tiu e. ? ' : 'Messrs 1' nahes and A. Wilson made lce tuls' r on Wednesday last in the Sship on behalfofthe ColacFree Library, aed lbtained a very respectaLle sues of one We have been requested to notify thoese persons who promised the collectors various sums; that they will oblige by paying the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
OxYnoEC Iso eDr . Bright's hPhoslho dyn.oMUltitudos of people are hopelessly1 suffering from Debility, ?Nervous and Liver Comnpaints, Depressioui of Spurit, Hypoc hondr?s, Timidity Indigestimn, Failure, in Hearing, Sight, 'nod Meemory, La5situde, ?ut of Power, &c.; whose c?scs admit of a crnmaneuit cure by the new remedy Phospho ,dyne (Oxouic OxUen), whichl at oice allayts rall irritation and 'excitement, imparts new energy and life to the enfeebled4 constitu tion, and rapidlyr curcs every stage of these hitherto incunble aund distressing nsmladies. 'Sold by all Chemists mid Diuggists through I out the ;:Glohse.-erCaution-the large and f increasifg densaUd for Dr. B)right's Phospho. , dyue has led to ,everal imitotioss nuder ' Ld1ewh otit `Simir s uar m es ;, pUrCli? erS . of this .mediciOe should ttberciore heb car efe1 to SSt'iasi, with tfle words, Dr. Bri?g?ts' ,h.s pIh?lodyuse el'egmved thereon,. snd t;hat the. aliauewvrda are aelo blown in the bottle; errors and tlr yji...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, December 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
Qi EENSLAND. 0 BuisuA's:, December 21. t The Leichhardt shipped 6000 oz. of i gold from Cooktown. A heavy alluvial find of gold has taken place on the Mitchell River, and l a rush is setting in. The Toowomba, immigrant ship, has arrived at Keppel Bay, from London, with 224 emigrants. The New South Wales cricketers met with a cordial reception. The Chinese merchants at Cooktown are about to subscribe £1000 towards the organisation and maintenance of a Chinese police force for the protection of their countrymen against the attacks of the blacks on the Pahlmer River. The Gauntlet has arrived with 330 immigrants.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, December 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
SOUTH: STRALIA. E, December 23. Large fircs "i. broken out, doing laneage, to: the itiois ii? the rort `Lincoln district. ?i :e.wcather is now ol, whitb rail r h The"r barque T unorex oil laden, wrhich wasl stram on G3ao ler Flats, is expected to begot. off with a-tug. The electriciais conunmmence bringing the cable from Tankalilla on Thursday. Several valuable trees were destroyed by fire in the Government Gardens yesterday. The weather continues very hob. The farmers are busy reaping. Wheat is dull at 4s 8d.
TALK ABOUT TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
'1"AL K ABOb WN - The talk is that lpeopl aver satisied vith the. weather. AI y agos we vere all complaining ab, e rain, now very one is crying out ab e heat The hange from " heavy wet' rca heat has een too sudden to be ple The talk is that there sDinome rather nean persons even amieon r "bloated raziers." A large landed etor of very )repossessing alppearanee w the habit of lling the eggs of a. pa r breed of owls whichl hepossessed, i .rto raise he wind," on the principlplose thati ' every miekle smaks a musl A lady' in olaei purchased sonie of tlihs with th. ,lw of obtaining'the bree4 stio.. To or great surprise she fou st each e ad been perforated with in ordert revent the breed being o I1 Thi is nother instanee, of the ty of our vealthy lauded gentiy. I, say how. ver, that this is a j'exce y' do not believe there is a? caesandi he district who would do o Verson in "ind. v k of this 0iu la15 is that there ars] ver lr :let people in the world, ahave e anformd of a gentleman in t|tr...
BIRREGURRA POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, 18TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
BIRRE&I'URRA POLICE COURT. SATrusnAY, 18THS DECEMBER. (Before Messrs. C. Beal and I. H. Prime.) Wheatland v. Gandell.-Debt, £3. Ver dict for amount and costs. North v. Lucas.-Settled out of Court. James and Joseph Thompson, aged 7 and 8 years, respectively, were arraigned as waifs of the town, having no visible means of support. Constable Hadfield deposed he arrested them as destitute children wandering in the streets. The .father : was dead, and the mother in the house of refuge.. ' - SJane Davies deposed-shbe -had charge of them for some time, and although she would be willing to assist themn, th'burden was too great for her to entirely maintain and lWok after them consequently she had sympatheti. cally resigned her charge to the arresting constable. - They were ordered to be sent to the In dimstrialSehool-James for seven years and Joseph for six years.
LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
LcNSING COURT. The following licenses were renewed: -Birregurra-Mr. Pengilley,. -lRoyal-Mail Hotel; Mr. Lamnibell, Conmereirl Hotel ; Mr. Cahill, Native Youth Hotel (late Odd fellows'). Mo?unt Gellibrand-Mr Halliday, Travel leIrs' Rest Hotel ; Mr. Jas. Comu's application fora upblicau' ;license was refused, lbut a wins lisense was granted Mhirroon-Mr. W. Coney, wine licecuse 1 :Lorne--iMrs. Elizabeth Duncan, publicans I license. - A hawker's license wits granted to Chas. Bised, Birregurra..
(AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, December 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
(AcSTR..LiASOCIA.Eu FRi TEIEG?l.lMS.) VICTORIA. BOUnsE, December 23. The S y cricketers proceeded to Mir. M'A r's residence at lieidle erg thi orning. They will not finally eli their eleven until to morrow,. he choice lies between JMessrs. Sand Sherridan, Mr. Tooler being co ered out of it. MIr. Curtis lRid, ss ot M~r. Wills, will act as unpire Victoria. In th ssembly to-day, Mr. Kerferd stated steps would be taken for puttingi end to Chinese gambling houses Mr. Gaunson gave notice, edllingentioln to the absence of two Minis who were defeated at the - i: Te1 Premier admitted the lect in e 1 1111 - desir, ty of a change in. the Electoral Act fore a dissolution. took place, whic woul(d not, however be this t vear ut he intended to remedy it crl ext session. It was statted that the sdhurst and Inglewood Railway woi be opened for traffic early in Ma dr. Tucker then submittecl his amni nent on the Budget, aflirming the sirability of a dissolution. A disc ion took place, but nothing is li...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, December 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
SSOUTIH WALES. SYDNEY, December 23. '1bate on MIr. Parkes's resolu lutio " adjourned until the 12th of Janii: TL migrant ship Gauntlet has been Iantined at Brisbane on ac count ever being on board. Ten death efly children, have occurred. December 21. Th sembly adjourns to0morrow until th of January. It is stated t( that timission of the duty on salt is , almoste to be carried. Copies of a the co ondence laid on the tableto- 1 night, ecting the arrangements for adminn g the government in the I abn the Governor, includes letprs the Chief Justice and the Gderi also, a minute by the Parkes Gotrn st, pointing out the dicon -wc\ c kely to arise to thlc admilus trs~ justice by appointing the Chii tice, and the uncertainty of the> t of such officer for the posi tionof ministrator, anl suggesting that in t case the President of the Legiiat Council should be called uponto Lord Carnarvon, in reply, admit toxce of Mr. Parkes's objec tions, in Luates tsha. he has recon madedl t uen to appoilt...
THE EA[?]ERN QUESTION. LONDON, December 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
THiE Ek ERN QUESTION. sDoN, December 20. Lonr Derl i his speech, said that i he believed t Powers were sincerely pacific. Th lution of the Eastern question wlistant, and temporary expeditiols e alone possible. NDoNN, December 19. At the and of England, the Khedive of pt has recalled his ships ifroi Zanz , anid abandoned the nicroachme on Abyssinia. The Eat f Derby has disclaimed any idea of Egyptian protectorate. TheCunii Explorationlcommission has arrived Loando.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
Truz festive season of CHRIsTMAs is now close at hand, and it suggests many , ideas to the thoughtful mhind.. 'Since a the wise men of the Eaist made their t made their offerings to thb child that was to redeem mankind, in the stable at Bethlehem, this seasgn has always j been justly regarded as a time for ie joiVing, and thanksgiving to the Al- a mighty for his mercy in sending his t oonly Son for our redemption. It is, t, therefore, oinly right that all should at a this particular time of the year lay aside the cares and troubles of business for .a brief period, and endeavor to t celobrate the advent of the Saviour of mankind in a fitting minner. In old Enigland, CiRIIsTAS is ushered in with snow and cold, while the, yule loge blazes merrily away, and, the mistl6toe is suspended' from the rafters. The c waits go their rounds singing "Noel" £ and various CHRisTMAs hymns, and t many other old customs 'are kept up 1 with wonderful regularity. 'In Ans- I trailia, CHRISTMAS" comes in a...
OBSERVATIONS EARLY IN THE MORNING. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 24 December 1875
BASERV ATIOA S EUARLY ISYTI I MORNI . - RY OLD JIMALOS.U. Yesterday morning I again paid ai 'ioit " tho training. ground, and arrived thermc shortly after 4 o'clock.. Thli morning lookedj very gloomy, with an occasional "shove , and I did not expect to sec lihauy horses through their facings. The first to arr I on the ground were Argus, Friendless, o ij the two-year old filly, 'assiflora, in olari| of Dave Kemp. Argus and Vestla we sent a gallop once round at.goc l spccd. TI' uld horse had the best of it at the s. finished strong and free. if he go&9 E / he should not be far off wiinning 1h ' aceC. Friendlets went very well, , hardly seemed to have foot enough *".' ct Argus. She looks in fine trim, and w i be very far off the winner "over the st t\ on Boxing Dayv. " Old Son" next made M-0 appearance with Kate Kearncy in the sulky, on anti with the Hero lilly, Little (lo, in charge ~ of a small jock. J. Kemp's filly, Passillora, o aml Little Go were sent another trial gallop....