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REMARKS ON TYPHOID AND SCARLET FEVER. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 10 May 1878
REMARKS ON TYPHOID AND SCARLET FEVER Typhoid and scarlet fever having existed for some time in Kerang and the surrounding district, I beg to offer some observations with reference to their causes and laws .of infection. Much diversity of opinion on the sub ject prevails among medical men res pecting the former, viz. typhoid. Some believe it to be caused by the effluxion fromn putrid animal matter, and from drinking. water contaminated by sew age, others again attributing the dis ease to a specific poison, and denying that it may be spontaneously generated by putrid animal matter. ' My own be lief is that whatever lowers the vital powers will in some houses wlhen the epidemicprevails induce the disease,and the causes may be one or several viz. a. -Exposure to prolonged and in tense heat. 2. Mental shock. 3. De bility from previous disease. 4. In sufficient and unwholesome food.. 5. Working in wetclothes, and exhalation from putrescent .animal matter..,.. 7. Watertaintedbysewage. S. E...
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
AGRICULTURAL NOJ Touching the use of d " work of clearing, a wards the result of sOme rip ments to the Queenslader : inch augur a hole as boredto of a sound stump and then 4oz. of dynamite and explod was to shatter the stumplodo tent as to make it easily ntot fire lit in it. Several ot were similarly treated, with cess, some having only a out, and others being comple "The result of my experiel correspondent, "is that it i agent for clearing land for for cultivation the rootsnut by hand labor." The bht stated, is to bore a hole, co inches above the ground line, aal downwards, so that the charge the centre of resistence, slight.1 1 ground, and use a 4 oz. eharge ( under two feet, anm the stoms besound to have a good effect . per charge for material and Ia], 14d. Now that the seed time h?e farmers, never idle, are untu Ploughing, sowing, and harrier being pushed on with vigor,and a: some parts of our highly favored cultivated fields are beginning to their mantle of green. Thesena sider...
WELL SINKING. COMMUNICATED. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
WELL SINKING. COMMUNICATED. In a former issue we made suggestions upon dam making.- Acco ding to promis, our next subject is well sinking. As ihis will hare to be resorted, to ore or less according to the nature of our seasons, and although it is the most expensive mode where a largo number of stock have to he watered, yet there have been times when it has proved the salvation of the district, in many places where cattle and stock would have to be driven long distances to permanent water. In well sinkin5 the great. difficulty is to keep back the sand drifts where the water lies, and yet at the same time to allow the water to flow into the shaft. Th'n we propose ts deal with as far as possible is suggesting the best practical methods that have come under our notice and use. Experience tells us that upon our large level plains water is to be found in shallow underground reser voirs, very similar to the crabholes upon the surface, and no doubt they at some time or ano her were surface ...
SELECT POETRY. MY GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
SELECT; POETRY. +. ,o, . . r-;- !-I MY GIRL. A little corner with its crib, A little muig, a spoon, a .bib, A little tooth so pearly'white, A little rubber-ring to bite. A little plate all lettered round, A little rattle to resound, A little creeping--see she stands ! A little step 'twixt outstretched hands. A little doll with flaxen hair, A little willow rocking-chair, A little dress of richest hue, A little pair of gaiters blue. A little school day after day, A "little schoolma'am" to obey, A little study-soon 'tis past A little graduate at last. A little muff for winter weather, A little jockey-hat and feather, A little sack with funny pockets, A little chain, a ring, and lockets. A little while to dance and bow, A little escort homeward now, A little party, somewhat late. A little lingering at the gate. A little walkin leafy June, A little talk while shines the moon, A little reference to papa, A little planning with mamma. A little ceremony grave, A little struggle to be brave,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
W 7ANTED Kn OWN that J.. H UREN is V . is clearing out his Readly,. and Own Made Boots and Shoes at unprecedently. low prices,-lower. even than Sandhurst pri est Childrens Boots almost riven away. Doi . forget THiREF OHILLINGS IN TIIHE POUND tuaim AE t E 1) N W . Ai quantity of Galvanized Corrugated Iron slightly damaged, on Sale Cheap Lamra Limz always on hand. .EtRN3ESP BRANDT .. TIMBER YARD & SAW MILLS, cnm4cn High street, Sandhurst AV ANTED KNU WN. GEO. ADAMS is the only Authorised AGENT in KERANG and District for the Celebrated SINGER'S Serving Machines. Shuttles, Noeedles, Cottons, Oils, and Dapli cate.s, always on hand. Repairs done. Lessons given. Time payments. Shire of Swan Hill. N LTICE. T VFNDERS will be Received up to MONDAY, the 3rd day of J.NE, 1878, at NOON, for 1. Clearing d chain wide about I mile of roa t between Kerang and the brick kilns 2. Clearing road 20 feet wide between Swan Hill and Waitchie, from 15 to 20 miles a. Brecting Pound Yards at Terrick T...
CROWN LANDS SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
CRDIWN LANDS SALE. A Crown lands sale was held at the Cou;t House on Tuesday last. ';he bidding wan not in any way spirited. Mr G. R. Watson co: ducted the sale, and Mr R. C. Bristow acted as auctioneer. Th- following lots were offered : BoonT, parish of Biort, county of Gladstone. Upset price, L5 per lot charge for surtsy, Ll. Lots 1. 2, area Ir. Sp. each; allots. 8, 9, sec. 4. No offer Parish of Loddon, county of Gunbwr.r, 19th section blocks of C. A. RyLtsd (row Blockton. and R. Hyland. Upset price, LI 2s. per acre; charge for sur-ey, L16. Lot 3, area 319a. 3r. 33p, allot. .6, sec. B. Upset, L1 2s G B Ryland. Lot 4 area 319a. 3r. 21p., allot. 21, see. B. Upset price, Li 3s. peracre; charge for survey, L16. Upset, L1 3s Rt yland.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
MIEDICAL. CHARLES EDWARD GRAY, M.D. Iscchelor of Arts, Trinity College Dublin, Bachelor of Medicine, Master of Sur tery, and Licentiate of Midwifery &c., Dublin, and LATE SUR GEON T T THE ROYAL NAVY. TH E AS commenced the practice of his profes sion in the town and surrounding dis tricts,. and can be consulted daily at Alr Cul- s len's Kerang Hotel ted5 d DR. PARK T.TAS Removed to the house formerly oc copied by the lateo Dr Rastrick, where he may be CONSULTED DAILY. GRATEFUL-COMFORTING. Epps's Breakfast Cocoa. « DT a thorough knowledge of the natu B ral laws which govern the opera tions of digestion and nutrition, and by a care ful application of the fine properties of well selected cocoa, lIr Epps has provided our breakfast tables with a delicately-flavoured b:verage which may save us many heavy dcetor's bills. It is by the judicious use of such articles of diet, that a constitution may be .gradually built up until strong enough to resist every tendency to disease. Hundred...
KERANG STOCK SALE. Kerang: May 10th, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
KERAI G STOCK SBALE. S Kerng, May ICth, 1878. Messrs Powers. Rutherford and Co. report re garding their usual monthly sale at -rant's yards, an avarage yarding of stock of alt des criptions, mostly all of which were cleared out at prices satisfactory to the vendor. Our rales were 356 store catt!e to £ 2s 6d: 1040 sheep to lls; horses and sundries. We shall hold our next sa'e on the 11th June, at Grant's yards, and invite the attention of our constitu ents.
GERMAN NAVAL DOCKS AND SLIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
GERIMAN NAVAL DOCKS AND SLIPS. We learn from an English journal that I the dry docks. basin., and building .lips in prrPess of construction in the war liar bar of Kiel are now so far advanced that it has hben decidsd to formally open them i with rttin eg rremonial. in the course of r the en-nine .prinC. The dry docks are 1 four in number, and are already finished n all essen'ial points. The basins are of unusual SotA there heing room in the IrC-.st of them for all the ships of the eerman navy, a hile folr of i's heari, st1 ironelada could he fitted out alone Pith ,f the ilonest 'rides of he li-tin. The are thl-ee conered buildino, slips, with: w.tr-c'. n ~nd m'chi:...... in th,:r ne~;br !,on . for propario t!, mi"r ai i~r con struetion of double rbh:t number of vessel asod rlso for repairing ' etti.r- The totia cast of the works at K e' wta estimated in the original plans a, f54 '21,003 marks. Tho ,-xrpnsion of the Imperial dockyard at Daniz'e is not vet comp'eted, but is rapidly pr...
THE LATE COACH TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
T THE EDITOR OF TUE EO O Tol Sir,-In your ]ast issue there is anf? ' adverisement signed by one W Hamrniltdl advertisement states that the person 0s'!( will not be responsible forany debts? on by the late firm of Hamilton and ilcl 3 1 This has caused much surprise and ama' to the residents here who have a prt nderstanding as to how thee tohe two stood financially when this coach . ' it being pretty well known that lic?l i' pounds into the concern for Hsmilton's l I ask you to insert this either as a ment or letter so that people at a d1et not be misled by your last week's asbsi tibement? Yours truly, OE Weo hs'oi Durham 0x?My 4th, 1878.
CORRESPONDENCE. PROGRESS OF BOORT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KERANG TIMES [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
CORfESPONDENCE PROGRESS OF B001T. -To TIE EnDITOR OF THE KEMOG "fIn Sin, - I beg a space in yoar ra!uabte to show how we are progressing at ., Somo eighteen months ago we appi5id ft erection of a school in this naighbea hat got the names and ages of thiry-ilve t i The Education Department instruea-ern hiolam to come and see usl ni al?t~fl site for a school. He stated while tpf that a school was much required. Mr a selected a site for a school which peFad parties, and he informed us that a P school would be forwarded and we Ic~i pect it to be opened immediately atE Christmas holidays of the present ypar. i Christmas we have had an additiond children, and many of them have nt ?l school this last four years. I waRlda fully draw the attention of the 3¢' &lt; Education to the want of schoolsin the?e districts, and especially in thi distric t We are having a splendid season; tr' plenty of grass, and the double fuS.orp0 e and l?arrors have been the order of t!' for the last three m...
DURHAM OX. TUESDAY, May 14. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
DURtA3I OX. T- as r, 0b"s y 14. *:Sth loud and deep are pronounced Y ' '0or n which our post and telegraph he Dane F Not a week passes in ?i r - · ar not made of neglig-ence, h ..; c... eI I chronicled one title ts that are buzzing in my cars Seac:, yitr- portion of my weekly bud "..*'d'c : of these. I take many of c- "cam grano salls."' It is im :in positio'n of the kind to please ~- In reon the dissatisfaction that b t.btr ced t tith sudden change, of system that formerly pie ton rigid observance of :arbitrary :!ice. more than whisper that ' h?? ch!arGe of the business is I ts bc unwort'hy motives, and I,:a S oSu cllsib'le els3 h s been related r, ht way, but I am not about .udgement on " ex-pare Co? c cudlge o defcrence ha • _. to m: e. t adopting certain i stions I conceived it my in the iant, whoehcr taken in the :the w ire Eiven I knw not, -+ r,.: t rota t. s 1 tlate were taken. " t: f eli"i" I ca'tire on one hint _al bunests of a public office soo.:1t be a with trct impartial...
KERANG PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAY. MAY 13. (Before Messrs W.J.W. Patchell (chairman), T. Littleton, and H. Taverner, J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
KERh&NG PETTY SESSIONS. ~tosDAY: Mir 13. - (Before tMessrs W. J. W. Patchell (chairman),1 T. Littleton, and fl. Taverner, J'.P.) fc D. M'Gillivray against J. M'Natigh- it ton.-Illegal detention of a bullock. h . D. M'Gillivray, on being sworn, said tl -Is a farmer, living at Kerang. The n bullock in dispute is his daughter's, tl Mrs Clarke. She has had it in her possession over eighteen months. Does C not claim the bullock for himself, but for his daughter. One of the magistrates remarked that Mrs Clarke should claim the beast The Bench said the summons was I faulty, and the case would have to be dismissed, unless the defendant would consent to have it amended. The defendant stated he was quite willing to do anything to have the case settled one way or the other. This was the second occasion he had to at tend the court on this case, and he did not desire to come again. The summons was therefore amend ed, by substituting the name of Clarke for M'Gillivray. Sarah Clarke depose...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
GOVERNJJEN G The following inforiatio is4 from last week's Gazette: o R Clark ,sq, M.pq Fineham, E1q,' q jP". "I) M.P., Ricrdso , 11 William', Fq., aen', bpard to examine the meris of, ral Inventions of safety ^ i1 .Perrv, San ndhur derson, E?q, Sandhur t E.q , Sandhurst; and p pTt O·s lemine. has been appo of the Peace for the Mii land The public are informe the sent arraneements of the L ment render the intervention of raents unnecessar. onl ately concerned in any ae i Olficers of the department a structed to aff)rd every pell tion and assistance to th4e poe tbfte their ptersd al transhm lcn t bumines'i. ot t The followino bloeI?of l'rdh served for a village in the pa aninny- -One hundred and iqix or less, county of Tatchera Towaninny. Come:encin at IM east ansgle of Esnilyj Ithuane e' section block, No 4784 thene r o by the road from Towann1S. Charlton to the road forming t l boundary of Mary Jane 1Hr e l BHrris-n's 19'h sec!ion block, ;i p,rish of 'inyennook t hencenýrt terly by...
HOW TO MAKE A TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
HOW T) MBAKE A TELEPHONE. Professor Barrett. in a recent Ihcture on the telephone, gave a receipt for making a'cheap one Take a wooden tooth-pwder box. anud make a hole bout the size of a half-crown in the:lid and the bottom. Take a disc of tinned iron, such has can lbe. had from a preserved meat tin and place it on the outside of. the bottom of the box, and fix the dover on the other aide of it. hen take a small bar mag net, place on' ote a small cotton or silk reel, and roi d the reel wind some iron wire,leaving the enids loose. Fix one end of the nagnet. near,es n- .r as poesible without touching,to the isc and then, one iart or the telephone is com plete. A eimilar arrangement is needed for the other end. : te two are connected by the the wire, and with this Professor Barrett says he has been able to converse at a distance of Asbout 10yds.
ARRIVAL OF THE CALIFORNIAN MAIL. AUCKLAND, Tuesday week. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
.ARRIVAL OF 1 THE CALIFORNIAN MAIL. ('noaiTL AnaUS CORiRrPONDENT. AUCKLAND, Tuesday week. The Zealandia arrived this morning from San Francisco; one day in advance of con= tract time. LoNDox, March 2S. The French press praises England's attitude, and the leading German papers counsel Russia to give way, as in the event of war England would be certain to obtain allies, whilst no power would join Russia against England. Telegrams from Constantinople state thatthe Russian troops are very anxious to return home without further war. The Grand Duke Nicholas arranged to embark a portion of the.army at Bujuk dere, and the Russian troops approached that locality, whereupon Mr Layard intim ated that the British fleet would enter the Bosphorus if the Russians occupied Bujuk dere. Fifty thousand Turks accordingly concentrated there, and the Russians abondoned the idea. They assert that they cannot at present embark, as San Stefano is an exposed port, and allege that England's action has delayed...
EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. LONDON, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
EUROPEAN- TELEGRAMS. (@ROM TIE ARGUS CORREIPO.NDExT.) TLo0,DON, May 2. The . Australian, Mails vid Brindisi, which left Melbourne March 21, have been delivered. The money market is unchanged. Con sols are quoted at 95. The corn market is quiet. Australian wheat is selling, ex store, at 5Ss. tb 60s. The copper market is heavy and unset tled, with recedingquiotations. Wallaroo, £72 10s; Burra, £70 10s. The downward tendency in the tin mar ket is at present unchecked. The quota tion now is £61. LOh'DON, May 3. It is reported that at a council held at St. Petersburg, under the presidency of the Emperor,a conciliatory course was adopted and a decision arrived at for a renewal of the congress negotiations. The defenceless condition of South Australia has been represented to the home authorities, and the Colonial Office has communicated with the War Office andthe Admiralty as to the establishment of a system of defence. An American telegram published in The Times states that the Fenians ha...
STOCK REPORTS. Sandhurst, 14th May. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
STOOK REPORTS. Sandhurst, 14th May. Messrs Ettershank, Eaglestone, and Co. re port :-Cattle.---437 fat and 758 stores ware yarded. The former did not sell so well as last week, quality considered, the competition being almost entirely confined to the local trade. Best quality made only 20s per 1091bs, while fair beef could be got for less. We have sold 195 fat cattle, viz., 51 for Mr Farrell, 37 Mr May bon, 34 Messrs J. and L. Beveridgo, 17 for Mr Carthy, it for Stephens and Fenton, 10 IMr Mackintosh, 11 Mr Burke, 20 Mr Harvey and others. Bullocks from £12; cows to £10. Stores.-We have sold 510 head for Messrs Hewitt, M'Oarthy, King, Wylie, and Beveridge. Fat Calves.-44 in. Sales were dull at low ,rices. Fat Shep.--618i were penned, which includes about 4000 indifferent quality and stores. Fat sheep did not sell so well, prices being about Gd to is lower, with a dull market. Stores were quitted at quite late rates, and plenty of buyers unsupplied. We have sold 2424 for Messrs King, ...
The Kerang Times AND SWAN HILL GAZETTE. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. KERANG, MAY 17, 1878. LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette — 17 May 1878
AND SwA HILtL GAZETTE. IrBLISIIED WEEKLT. KERANG, MAY' r,, r878. LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT. :TrfE replies of the various Shire Coun cils to the circular from the Swan Hill Shire Council, in reference to the amendrsent of the Local Government Act 1874 indicate plainly that its un workableness is recognised, and that its amendment is desirable. The amendments suggested in the circular are as follows :- Firstly,-To alter the time for t'e preparation of the rolls, so as to have at least a month available for claims and objections to be made, and yet allow the rolls to be saleable at least a month before the annual election. Secondly,- To frame and adopt one uniform system for making and notify ing valuations and rates. Thirdly,-To revise and consider some simple method for recovering rates. Fourthly,-To deal with the ques tion of apportionment; and endeavor to make rates a first charge on all real property, into whomsoever hands it may come. The Act at present requires that the ratepayers' r...