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DISASTROUS FIRE AT YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
DISASTROUS FIRE AT YOUNG. The following telegram appeared in the Sydney Herald of- Monday last :— - A fire broke out in the drapery establishment of Messrs^ Hopkins' and dates; and' a clreaSEGr destruction of property has taken place. The Albion Hotel, Schmidt (tiie jeweller's), Messrs. Hopkins and Gates drapery establishment ; the Oriental Bank, Mr. Benjamin's, jeweller, Mr. George Walker's saddlery establishment, and Winter's Criterion Hotel, have all been burnt down, and within an hour from the time the fire broke out. The extensive business premises of Messrs. Watson, Brothers, took fire twice, but through a plentiful supply of water, and wet blankets, and the perseverance of the townspeople the fire was extinguished before much damage was done. The cottage at the back of Messrs. Watson, Brothers' flour mill, as well as the fire wood stacked close to the mill, took fire, and at one time great fears \vere entertained for the safety of the mill. The fire has been got under, and al...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. Detention of money. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
SMALL DEBTS COURT. * Detention of money. Peter McPhail v. Charles Dillon. Mr. Donovan for defendant. Plaintiff sued to recover the sum of £10, which he had deposited with Mr. Charles Dillon for safe keeping. - The case for the plaintiff was attempted to be established, bv the evidence of the plaintiff himself and a Mr. Fidgeon ; but the Bench, after hearing the evidence of Mr. John Dilliont who deposed to a final settlement with the plaintiff, gave, a verdict for defendant. -., . ? . Poisoning a Dog. George Williams v. Robert Frazer. Mr. Donovan 'for plaintiff; Mr. Gordon for defendant. Plaintiff sued to recover the sum of .£10 damages for the poisoning of a dog by the defen dant The' evidence went to show that on the 12th March the defendant rode past the plaintiff's house and dropped something to the dog who was soon afterwards seized with convulsions and died. The Bench did not think the evidence con clusive and gave a verdict for defendant. Damage to sheep by a dog. James Peters...
(Before J. S. Futter, A. McKay, and J. Roberts, Esquires.) Permitting Music and Dancing in Licensed House without permission [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
(Before J. S. Futter, A. McKay, and J. Roberts, Esquires.) Permitting Music and Dancing in Licensed House without permission John Dillon was charged with having, on the 26th January last, allowed music and dancing in his licensed house, contrary to the provisions of the Publican's Act. Mr. Donovan for defendant. v. Seuior-coustable Parker applied for an adjourn- 4| men};, as Sub-inspector Johnston, who had laid the information was unable to attend. Mr. Donovan objected to any adjournment, as the case bad already been postponed ' for one month, and it waBilr.Johniton'fi duty to attondjj ifhsjrishea*omv()fleqnte the. charge. -..: ^1 , The Bench refused to grant an adipumment. 1 Senior-conBtable-Parker then'decided to go on ?with the case himself j but Mr. Dpnovan eaid it j would be only a waste of time on Mr. Barker Ml ' continue his evidence, as the first answer in cross?! examination would Bhow the Bench that the case* . ^muB^jbedismifleed for non-appearance of the in ?!jWorinjuiit;...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
The unseemly brawls which disgrace the Assembly, and disfigure its proceedings, have received new stimulus from Mr. Buchanan's attack upon the Land Agents. Mr. Pitz patrick — the Land Agent par excellence — may successfully repudiate all desire to bring his business transactions into the arena of the Assembly, and may offer apparently the most satisfactory explanations of his discrimination in his dual position, as agent for numerous eager clients anxious to wring improper concessions from the Minister for Lands, and fl.fitli« representative of a large constituency whose duty it is to see that the- Minister carries out the Act in its integrity, without fear or favour, but thinking people may well pause before they allow themselves to be convinced that the position of Member of the Legislative Assembly does not help the busi ness of the Land Agent, and that there is no ground for Mr: Buchanan's charges. Setting aside the numerous superlatives with which the Member for the Western Gol...
(Before J. S. Futter and A. McKay, Esquires.) [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
(Before J. S. Futter and A. McKay, Esquires.) James Roberts was charged with having used abusive language to Henry King, at Currawong. Mr. Donovan for complainant ; Mr. Gordon for defendant. Defendant was found guilty, and fined £1 and costs of Court. Abusive Language. James Roberts v. Henry King. Mr. Gordon for complainant ; Mr. Donovan for defendant. This was a cross information between the same parties. Case dismissed. Assault. Henry King v. James Roberts. Mr. Donovan for complainant ; Mr. Gordon for defendant. This was a case for assault, which occurred at the same time as the abusive language was used. Case dismissed.
CO-OPERATION AMONG THE FARMERS IN THE UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
CO-OPERATION AMONG THE FARMERS IN THE UNITED STATES. In America; the farmers are suffering from mono polies. They suffer much as the early Britons; suffered fron* the Saxons— as the frogs suffered - from the stork. When greater- facility of intercourse and trans port were required,, capitalists came forward and offered to construct roads., if only the farmers would lend tbeir influence,, and] get the land granted on liberal conditionB.and subsidies voted, - they should not be long without roads,. and- roads - too, on which a train might steam1 along- et the* rate of thirty miles an hour;. So the fannese lent their force in Congress and' relied a stone few the capitalists and the capitalists rolled a stooe-i&rthe- farmers in the form of railways,, and the effect was admirable. The inducement held forth* ibi conversation was ' Transport shall be safe, speedy and cheap;' and at the outset these-promises- ' were fulfilled ; it was speedy, safe, and' cheap p but in course of time...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
v;.:- ,^-.T ,;..k:o. THJE5 ?? ? ? ? First-Glass Aeeomiao^atba for Travetes&@ttes. SPIBIT8, ALES, WINKS, LIQ.tTBUBS, Ac, ?op THE BEST QUALITX'. . Good and Commodious Stabling. ROBINSON & BESNARD, STOCK & STATION AGENTS, AND AUCTIONEERS, YOTTJCsFG Agent at Burrowa ? ~ Mb. A. Hancock. COMMERCIAL HOTEL, MURRUMBURRAH. JOHN DILLON BEGS to return thanks to his numerous Friends and Customers for the liberal patronage they have so kindly bestowed on him for nearly a space of thirteen years, and wonld also remind them that he has enlarged the Hotel considerably, and made extensive additions to the Stabling. The.COMMEBClAL HOTEL, Murrnm burrah, for accommodation, is not to be surpassed in the district. None ttut the very best brands in WINES and SPIRITS are kept, and are purchased from some of the best importing houses in Sydney.* Private Suites of Booms for Families, and superior accommodation for Commercial Travellers. .JEhe. Stables «*e under the management of an exp...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
Law Relating to Divorce.— A bill to amend the Matrimonial Causes Act was read a second time in the Legislative Assembly last night, and passed through Committee in the following form : — ' I. On and after the passing of this Act it shall be lawful for any wife to present a petition to to tJie Uourt, praying that her marriage may be dissolved on the ground that since the celebration thereof her husband has been guilty of adultery. And every 6uch petition 6hall state* as distinctly as the nature of the case will permit the facts on which the claim to have such marriage diss Bolyed is. founded. 2. In case the Court shall be satisfied on the evidence that the case of the petitioner has been proved, the Court shall then pronounce a decree declaring such marriage to be dissolved. Provided that the Court Bhall not be bound to pronounce such decree if it shall find that the petitioner has during the marriage been guilty of adultery ; or if the petitioner shall,' in the opinion of the Court,...
FORFEITED CONDITIONAL PUOCHASES. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
FORFEITED CONDITIONAL PUOCHASES. It is notified in the Government Gazette that the undermentioned portions of Crown 'land, condi Alienation Act of 1861, having, by the non residence of the purchasers or their legal alienees . on .the original selections, been abandoned within the meaning of the said Act, the same are hereby declared forfeited ; and such of the said lands as shall not in the meantime be conditionally pur chased will be sold accordingly by auction, on a day or days to be hereafter notified : — Thos. Drummond, . 40 acres .; selected at Bur rowa on 18th September, 1873. John M'Cormack, 40 acres ; selected at Burrowa oh 20th June, 1872. John M'Cormack, 40 acres ; selected at Burrowa on 8th October, 1874. John Conway, 100 acres ; selected at Burrowa on 11th September, 1873. Edmund Dwyer, 100 acres ; selected at Burrowa on 2nd January, 1873. Edmund Dwyer, 40 acres ; selected at Burrowa on 10th July, 1873. Edmund Dwyer, 70 acres ; selected at Burrowa on 18th September, 1873...
MURRUMBURRAH PETTY SESSIONS. THURSDAY,APRIL 8. (Before J. S. Futter, A. McKay, and J. Roberts, Esquires.) [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
MURRUMBURRAH PETTY SESSIONS. Thubsday, Apbil 8. (Before J. S. Futter, A. McKay, and J. Roberts, Esquires.) Mary Walker was charged with stealing a locket, valued at 7s., the property of Robert Graham. Mr. Gordon for the prosecution. , ? The case for the crown was supported by the evidence of Robert Graham and Senior-constable Parker, who deposed to the finding of the locket in prisoner's possession. The prisoner, having elected to be dealt with summarily, was found guilty, and sentenced to one month's imprisonment in Young gaol.
THURSDAY, APRIL 8. (Before George Eason, Esq.) Forgery. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
Thdbsday, Apbil 8. (Before George Eason, Esq.) Forgery. Regina v. Henry Reynolds. Michael O'Dwyer deposed : I apprehended the prisoner on 24th March last, by virtue of the warrant produced, on a charge of having offered to one John Brownlow a certain order, or cheque, ?fortliB-BitomrfH£7'96;,-the'Same being a forgery : I apprehended the prisoner at JSiuinby j about Hie end of last month I received the cheque which I produce ; it is numbered 26,811, and is drawn on the Commercial Banking Co., of Sydney, at Goul burn ; the cheque is undated, and signed ' George Balay ' ; I received the cheque from William Fogg, who marked it when he gave it to me ; after I received' the cheque from Fogg, prisoner demanded it from me, but I refused to give it to him ; he then stated he got the cheque honestly from a man named William Ohen, a carrier, between Tuena and Goulburn in payment of a ; bullock sold to him about three months previously ; I have made inquiries, and cannot hear of any \ person of...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
Conditional Pdbchases' Bubeowa Disteict.— At the local Land Office on Thursday last,-Ahe following conditional purchases were made: — Parish of Gegullalong— James Dwyer, 40 acres. Parish of Narellan^-Cornelius McNamara, two lots of 40 acres each. Parish of Bpbbara— Patrick MMlenna, 280 acres. New Mining Bill.'— The Hon. John Lucas, Minister for Mines, has been closely engaged for several weeks past in preparing a new Mining Bill which, it is understood, will be less bulky than the present one. The new bill will probably be laid before Parliament in a week or ten days. — Evening News. ' ' ' ?
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7. (Before W. J. E. Wotton, Esq.) Horse-stealing. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
Wednesday, Apbil 7. (Before W. J. E. Wotton, Esq.) Horse-stealing. Eegina v. Roger Sheedy, (on bail.) The defendant appeared to answer the above charge. Thomas Callinan deposed : I live at Binalong, and am a labourer ; I know prisoner ; I lost a bay horse branded H Ph over H I over S on the near shoulder, and a black stripe down the back, about the 5th or 6th of January last ; I received infor mation that the prisoner had taken my horse, and that if I followed the trail I should find him be tween Binalong and Harris's Lagoon ; I was also told that prisoner was seen to take the horse, and that he would have a spin at Waterhole Flat Races ; I last saw my horse on the 3rd of January last ; I did not see the prisoner about the locality at the time. On the application of Sergeant Hitch, prisoner was remanded for 8 days, but admitted to bail, the case having to be postponed for the evidence of witnesses who live at Narandera, and who are not expected to arrive before the 28th instant. Pro...
BUBROWA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, APRIL 6.(Before W. J. E. Wotton, Esq.) Stealing a Saddle. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
BURROWA COUBT-)F PETTY SESSIONS. Tdbsdat, April 6. (Before W. J. E. Wotton, Esq.) .,'?:- ^ Stealing a Saddle. %.:/:.' Begina v. James Carley. : ? Prisoner, who liad been, committed on laBt Thursday, by the Burrowa Bench, for stealing the ?raceAorse ,' Standard,11 was brought up on the above charge. ' . : . -. Constable FJynh-leposed : On the first of the present month the prisoner, Edward Carley, was given into my custody on a charge of stealing a bay horse, branded S over D K on jthe off shoul der, and a bridle, both being the property of Edwin Joseph Dempsey, for which offence the prisoner has been committed to take hie trial at the ensuing Yaes Quarter Sessions ; there was a saddle on the horse's back at the time, which I now produce, and which has been in my posses sion since that time ; I charged the prisoner this morning at the lock-up with etealirig the saddle in question, and he replied, 'It's -all right, the saddle was in the stable along with the horse.' William Sissons de...
Latest Intelligence. SYDNEY—APRIL 5,10.10 A.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 10 April 1875
f$ai*j» t f ittdltgeirce/ - (FBOM MsfsBS. GOBDON AND GoTOH.) J[B? ELECTJBIO TELEORAPH.] ^YDNEY-rAran. 5, 10-10 a.m. The Suez Mail-steamer China arrived at Adelaide yesterday morning. * / ;???' Apbil 9, 6-80 p.m. The Legislative Assembly has passed the Supplementary Estimates for 1874. Tlie Government do not intend to intro duce a, Stamp Duties Bill during the present session. The Exhibition Building continues crowded day and night. The receipts at the gates during the past three days amount to £1880. The steamer Wentworth, with the English mails, arrived at 5 o'clock this morning. The Mail-steamer Ellora arrived at noon to-day. The Gold returns for the past quarter show a large decrease. St. John's Roman Catholic College was opened on Wednesday. --^j^Wool Sales. have been brisk. All the WOp/°^!^4. having found buyers at late lijuofcOTions. ? True revenue of Victoria for the past quar to has decreased £97,000. \ The TVheat market is well supplied. Sales have been effected at 4s. 6d. ...