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ORIGINAL POETRY. D[?]DICATED [?]O—. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
URUilN'.U, I'diauv. Ih-i'M, low, and -..vl licr M'R \v;.ll .Mine t'V« 1:1 nut, l'.'Y .-n.-h Cl*l&lt;vd; Aii'l y&lt;M mIu* luraili. d jm luvor'- iiann', l"'ur -lu: \\;i3 hi^h and ^rouu. Ofewry r.ial.'ly -Tact; tho qui'*.-)! - St . '.li!;-.* &lt;»t lu-anty And hii:'. .ilu' I'liitfl fw what had von, And iu:vor inoi'o ^Lall In*. Fur In.* whom c:trIh his n/er repht cd lli.-i- loved, udniirvd, adtuvd Tlio' branded, hr.ilwcit, ami dUgiaCtd, \Varf d til I Ik'i* Liu.-ium'rt loid. Within th'J un^oon diwuu-inadi! lane?, Whi'i'u .I'.Vl-IU that iV^ul rstiul, Olio i.hati'M'cd, ^luriou.i iiuao'0 .--i.uui.-4, Aloro !..>'»'. d than ii 'twere wiiohv And none can tell how th.it high \wm* Ciin^a to it.i utmost woe, , Bat shallow brawlcra till tlieir part, . AnducofTat " VixgjuSuow." P. G.
PUBLIC DINNER TO MR FOSTER. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
PITULIC DIN'Nl'll TO Mil FOSTEK. The complimentary dinner to Mr Foster ot' tin; iirm of Foster anil Vin^e, in honor of their unremitting exertions labor, and outlay of capital in ke-pin:; the coach communication with 3Iel bourne o; en il'ivinjr the winter, took place la:;', niirht at Wallace's .Star Hotel in Ford t-lrect. A very numerou:; as semblage ot' the most influential men in the district bore testimony to the general appreciation of 3Ir Foster's public services. Upwards of sixty gentlemen sat down to iin elegant banquet, wliich, ill justice, requires IH to publish the wliol'j hill of fire, in order tli.it those who did not attend may have an oppor tunity of knowing the extent- and character of the good things they have missed. SOUPS : mock turtle, Julienne, ver micelli, oyster. Fi;ii : frieil cod, boiled cod, oyster sauce, fillets of cod a In Bechamel, sal mon and lobster salad a. . ENTIIBKS J .mutton cutlets a la Jar diniere, veal cutlets, sauce Robert, pork cutlets, sauce p...
ESCORT TO MELBOURNE. January 30, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
; BSCOKT TO MKLUOUHNK. January 30, 1857. ora. dwtH. Fr*m Beechworth,. 15,084 0 and £5,140 10S Buck land.... 30 295 Woolshod .. 003 10 Total ,..10,222 20 £5,425 20s To Ueeclnvorth, ozs. flwts. From Yachandandah 0S7 10 Bucklaud ........ 76G 10 £10117 6 Woolfilicd 721 10 Total 2103 10 £104 17 0 Tho Escort Receipts representine the pur eels seat from the Ht'vcrnl Gold Offices, as above aro numbered as under, viz. - From To Beechworth 7,140 7,225 Buckland 009 till Woolshod 31 30 The next Government Escort will leave Beechworth on Friday, February 13. Parcels to be transmitted thereby will bo received at the Gold OfHco until 2 o'clock f.m. of the preceding day. The collections on aecouut of Revenue for Miners' Ilighta, Business Lioenues, and Uhln6*K) Tickotd, for th» week ending the 31st Jan., amount to £317 10n from all the gold fields of ihia district. Tho deposits in th (ioM Ollice, IJooch- 1 worth, on the 31 bt ult., -were - Gold, 18»742 ouacc-s 0 dwt*: : tid CVh, £10,2*2 shewing a de...
POLICE COURT. Tuesduy, February 3, 1857. (Before M. Price, Esq., P. M., and Superintendent Bourke.) ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
POLICE COURT. Tuesduy, February 3, 1857> (Before M. Price, Esq., P. M., Superintendent liourke.) ASSAULT. Elizabeth Gilmoro, who had two small children with her in court, com plained that her husband Michael Giltnore, had assaulted her in a dis graceful manner. The defendant who had two black eyes itnd was otherwise disfigured, hud no valid defence to make, and he was fined 40s. and 4s. G'd. costs, and bound over to keep the pence for twelve months, himself in £50 and two sure- ! ties in £25 each. LUNACY. | Hans Bernard was brought up on this charge, and on the evidence of l)r Murphy was remanded ibr seven days for medical treatment. j HOliSK STKAMNG, ?lames Fm'iell was brought up in custody, chargcd by sergeant Whelau with having stolen a horse, the pro perty ot' a Chinaman on Spring Creek. Sergeant Wheluti was sworn, and stated that about half-past ten p m. last evening, he was called by u Chi n inian, proceeded to Spring Creek, and at the instance of the complainant he apprehe...
LAND SALE AT YACHANDANDLH. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
I-AN I > SA1J-: AT YAOHA.XDAXDLH. Tin; (irst and long ejected sile of i;i»(l in the new township of Yaehan dandah, too'&lt; place on Saturday, and was remarkably well .attended. The I demand for township allotments was great, the bidding brisk, and the prices realised, fully as high in proportion as those which allotments fetched in Beechworth. The demand being so gem ral, we question whether the policy pursued by the f)ov&lt; rnor in not sub mitting more of tho surveyed lots, was either just or wise. Out of one hun dred ahd eii>ht lots which have bei-n suiveyed. and oneht to have been offered simultaneously, or at least more than half of them, only thirty.three or thirty-four were put up to competition. I he highest price given for any one town allotment was £I,'io, and' t!h fo.vcst £'2 being tlu» allotment on which the warden s house stands, agaii^t whom no one hid. The whole amount realised for the allotments was £!);i(>, making on an average about £2$ ,"...
LETTERS DETAINED FOR POSTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
I/ETTERS DETAINED l'OIt POSTAGE. Mrs Sarah Hrouke, Ewt-rdd Hill A. Cunningham, W'oouiangLima John Foor&lt;i, Wah^uugah Wra. Fuller, Melbourne...,..,, 4 Gustav. Genteota, Heathcote J. O. Hornblovver, Melbourne F. P. Mearv*, WoUonyong Allen MrLaehluu, Quci.-iiheyan., tnr. N.S.W , Id . 4(1 lM 2d 2d 2d Id &lt;Jd 2d 2d . ood y N" K. ELLIOTT, IVtmastor. sr.cv, :c> tl. - - Nearly c-ubbcnij'.T« arc in :ir .ptions for the Lt.st pc'.kd to iinnouucf, ,.Uo bo j aid within iA tlif"r papers! Avjll cro always- cash in tions fyr "the presvut
RAILWAY JOBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
KAir.WAY .rorsiiKuv. A i-'kw of mil" readers m.'iy probably have noticed a string cif advertisements hcided "Victorian Railways,'' which have appeared in some of our contem poraries, t'.illin.j '.'or temiers for tiitnil.tr girder bridge.-!, cranes, turn tables,water pipes, chairs, keys, switches, and other materials of railways, oil account of a Melbourne and Willi.unstown railway. 1'ue colony of Victoria, for which these articles are stated to be destined, pos sesses four very striking characteristics - it is the youngest or" the colonies ; it lias the largest amount of trade ; but all the gold produced in the country iias not suiiiccd to prevent it from hav ing the unenviable notoriety of being "the Insolvent Colony." The artificial pro-p l ity consequent upon the disco very of gold at liallaarat and at the other divings in the colony, the enor mous speculation and tlte reckless cha racter of ihe business carried 011 at Melbourne soon gave place to that re action which never fails...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
NOTICE. Vhh PKItSOXS iud.-bted U CLAUK & Co., lute Piopiu'v.-.3 of this Journal, are retjuestel t > j. iv ihrir resp et.ve account* forthwith. otherwise measure* will be taken to emWee payment. /I'll S. IW'iXNKK Ins been appointed .A. C.mvasser and Collector for this vnnl, and is authorised to receive all ino* :» and orders on account of the same. NOTICE TO CORUKSPONDENTS. No notice whatever can bo taken of anony nious eruumunieation.s. All communication* for the Editor should bo addressed to him at the Ovnxs ANI» MURRAY Anvi'uTifcnu Office, Ford-street. Beechworth.
GREAT FIRE AT THE WHITE HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
GREAT FIRE AT THE WHITE HILLS. A BOUT one o'clock on Thursday morning the people of Sandhurst were aroused by tiie cry of " fire," and by the noise of the Fire Brigade getting out the engine, in consequence of a fire which occurred upon the premises of Mr I'Vicker, of the 4th White Hill, or next to the Robin Hood Hotel. The blaze appeared to he much nearer, and hence many persons went out who otherwise would have remained in town; but it ia highly creditable to the people of Sand hurst that they were so ready to turn out; and great praise is also due to the members of the brigade for the prompt manner in which they got out the engine and the other appliances ncce?sary for putting out a fire. The premises con sumed were the stores in the rear of Mr Pricker's shop, in which he had a large quantity of good*, and amongst other articles, many kegs of powder, which exploded in regular succession, like the guns at Sebustopol. The fire, whilst it lasted, raged furiously, and, from the infla...
THE Ovens and Murray Advertiser. PUBLISHED DAILY. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1857. LEGISLATION BY RESOLUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
TUB aitir £W%tvva$ £ItJbcvtt»ev. PUBLISHED DAILY. WEDNESDAY', FEBRUARY 4, 1857. LEGISLATION BY RESOLUTIONS. SVk live in strange times nntl in a strange country, but the strongest mat ter w11ie;i has strue&lt; us in contemplat ing our present political position is the carelessness and wilfulness with which the ministers of thejday tieat some of the most important features of parliamen tary institutions. The Victorian con stitution confers upon the people the rights of self-government through a popularly elected parliament, whose functions anil duties are to control and check the despotic and unprincipled vagaries of the ministry by keeping the dread of responsibility in full view. Both houses of parliament have ac knowledged the value and importance of the general rules on which pflklir business is , transacted in the imperial legislature. They lire the emanations of time and experience gained by the wisest of politicians during the pro tracted struggle for political liberty ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. HstfDOURNF.. - Arrived* - January 31. - W. A. rii\tinius, \7. S. bai\pu\ from St John's, N, IV, IJ th October. -February 1, Mary Ann, U. S. ship, from tt&lt;>>ton 19th October; Melbourne, briif, from Hobart Town 24th ult. PUdJKorK!) nrPAHTriU'S. Fori r.ONDON. - Sydenham. February 4 ; Roxburgh » Mr* tie, Mureh George Mar shall, Feb. 7; Modwav. Feb. 10; SVahner Castle, about 'st March; Stebonheath, Feb, 2;": Sussex, Feb. Isliunboui. about Feb.: Kent, about March; Norfolk, about April; Oavar OoddeSfroy, early; Fwtjces Henty, ab »ut Fob. U.". Foil LtVF.urooi, - DonaM M'Kuy, Feb. 2t>, FOU Bmsror..-Serin^apatam, early. Fou POINT di: Gau.V..--IfietefieM, Tiptree, cvarly; Hock City, early. FOR OALLAO.-Uencta, Zetus, General Wil liams, early. For BATAVI.V.-Amsterdam,early. For DiKrrn.-Jemi Bart, in February.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
."BUSINESS. DIRECTORY "7 BTriilTCfTAHP'S Bccchworth Timber A , Yard General Store, Ford Street, ECXt Fiber's Commercial Hotel. 1 0>» 20fi "" iNOlvIS, Tinmrnth, High utreet-, . Jlpeohwnrtb, near the now Bridge. Stovo piping, pumps, and every description of tinware, made to order; tin and galvanised iron buckets, wholesale, warranted sound. 1 172 ir»i USTW DE MOLE & CO., General Merchants, Cnmp street, Boechworth, ,ndat Adelaido. 102 1,1] ACLKY & KOCHr.IT/, Dngncrrcan Ar tints, Star Hotel Ford street, Beoch vorlli- 72G 16;, tTkKC'HWOIITII Suburban Freehold J) Lund for sale. Plana and particular? at Ilio I-:""1 Oilice, 2, Camp street, «Hlfi« E.FLINT. jSANK of NEW SOUTH WALFlS, Ford J) F)rent. TWrlnvnrth. iK 223 ijTa^K OF VICTORIA, Ford-street nnd ' j Cmn»-ntreet. John Farnm, Manager. 223 oikI COOK, 0>irpontorp, Builder*, iJntU'rtulcors, nnd Timber .Merchant,*, to Cirna and Marrr.i/ Arhrrti.xy ci',. I-'.-ni.ft. J «M 221! JnAltfllKNWAUK and CI LASS. xvhol«. pule, th...
BEECHWORTH Wholesale Prices Current [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 4 February 1857
BEECItWOlVTII Wholesale Prices Current £ e. (1. £ s. a. Flour per ton 35 0 0 to 37 0 0 Sugar-Cosstporo...do, SO 0 0 82 10 0 Bright counter ..do. 03 0 0 70 0 A Ration (dark) ...do. GO 0 0 -- Tea- -Black...per cl\e*t R 0 0 8 2 Greon 7 0 0 Rice-PatiM... per ton 33 0 0 40 0 1 Carolina do. 60 0 0 - Candles - Patent - Sperui por lb. 0 1 7^ 0 1 Adanmutine do. 0 1 Cj 0 1 Tallow do. 0 0 10 Butter-Fi&lt;vh do. 0 3 0 Cork do. 0 14 0 1 Salt Colonial do. 0 12 0 1 Eggs por doz. 0 0 0 Bacon, English...per lb. 0 18 - Do, Colonial do. 0 14 Hams-English do. 0 18 Oil American do. 0 14 0 1 Coffee do. 0 16 0 1 Salt do. 0 0 4| -.-. Tobacco, American,do. 0 3 0 - Barrett's Twist...do, 0 4 0 ? - Potatoes do. 0 0 44 1 Onious do. 0 0 7 - -- Diiod Apples do. 0 11 - Pickles.(quarts)pordoz. 14 0 - Do....(pint') do. 0 16 0 0 18 Salmon (lib. tins) do. 1 10 0 -- Oysters do do. 1 10 0 -- Lobsters do do. 1 10 0 -- Sardines, qrs do. 0 12 0 ? - Soap Colonial, per cwt. 3 17 0 4 0 Ifanii/ji Cigars, No. 2, «r 1000...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 5 February 1857
telegraph LINE. GATES AND CO. F order to afford the utmost possible con venience to the public will, on a»n alter Thdssdat, JANUARY, 1st, tiart as follows:- *,"rnr.T FROM SMITHVILLE HOTEL 8.SO a .m., and 2 p.m. eliarp. FR.OM SEBASTOPOL 8 a.m., sharp. RETURNING FROM BEECHWORTH , at 10.30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 1 p.m. WINE MILE COACHES Prom Wallace's Star Hotel, 3 a.m. Return ing from Beechworth at 4 p.m. BOOKING OFFICES, "WOOLSHED ; ' nmwrE HOTEL, SMITHVILLE HOTEL. BEBASTOFOL HOIEL. FARES: Wooliied &lt;ja H "SVANGARATTA ALES. WARD BROWN, Pebastopol Hotel, begt to inform the Public that he has been appointed agent for James Meldrum a Ale. ana that he has ulwavs a large stock on hand, and delivers it to any part of the Woolshod Digf5ins»s free of additional chargc. 10? l-'l R. CRAIG, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL IRON I,RING Kit. Foul street, Ho chv.'orth, AS O N S A L E American 1. II shovels Do. I) !t .'«. Do. pieks and -'T.eB Do. axe mid pi k handles Do. 1>; oo'us, m ire bound Fail-ban...
ESCORT TO MELBOURNE. Jauary 30, 1867. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 5 February 1857
ESCORT TO MELBOURNE. Jauiiarj 30, 1867. otfl. dwta. From Boochworth.. 15,0S4 0 and £5,140 10a Bucklaud.... 30 2S5 Wo&lahed. .. 093 10 Total ...IB,V22 10 £5,425 106 To tteechworth, ori. dwt«. Fr«m Yachandandnh o'S7 10 Buckland 750 10 £104 17 0 Woolflhed 724 10 Total 21US 10 £104 17 0 Th« Escort Receipts representing th« par .#la #ent from the eovenil Gold Offices, r\s abort are numbered p.s under, viz. - From To Beechworth 7,14!J 7,225 Bucklnnd 609 011 Woolahed 31 36 The next Government I2scort will leavt Beechworth on Friday, February' 13. Parcels to be transmitted thereby 'will be received at the Gold Ollieo until 2 o'clock p.m. of the preceding day. The collections on uc^uuut of Revenue for Minors' Rights, Business Licenwa, ami Chinese Tickets, for U. j we.It ouding the Slat Jan., amount to £317 10s from all the gold tields of this1 i-i-trict. The deposits in the Gold OiHcc, Bcoch worth, on the 31at ult., were - Gold. 18.742 ounces, 0 dwta; andCaeh, £10,28*2 J .hewing a de...
COLONIAL WINES. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 5 February 1857
COLONIAL WINES. WtiY should we id Australia trouble gentlemen in Kngland to manufacture bad wines, mid ship them out to us under false labels, at great expense, when we could produce and ought to produce, a better commodity for our ..selves, at /it leist /is low a price ? The cliinntc and soil of this colony have been proved to be eminently suitable to vine culture, yet this branch ol" industry has never yet assumed commercial import ance. It has been the hobby of a few rich men, but it has not been followed as a regular branch of husbandry. The failure of the viuyards in Europe might serve us a stimulus to this too long neglected opening for colonial industry. The testimonial given to the sample of Australian wine shown ntthe Paris Kxhihition, sufficiently proves tint this colony possesses all the essential re quisites lor making good wine. Uniform excellence is, of course, not to be obtained .at once. Much patience anil perseverance will be requisite, experiments and even mistakes...
FIRE THIS MORNING IN THE TOWNSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 5 February 1857
FIRE THIS MORNING IN THE TOWN'S III P. GBXAT Fike. - The inhabitant of thu opjv«r part of the township vrt-ro ularm^d bo twa&lt;o three and four o'clock this morning hy » tuddoa cry of ** Firel" uud tho rapid lightingr up of th» whole of the heavens in that direct :oq. The Sro originated in th&lt;» dwelling of Jlcrr Collin, tho unuician, clobe to the old paw mill on thu opposite »ide of the 0«w bridge across Spring Creek, but how i* Hot know. Tho fire spread with such fearful rapidity, consuming in briefest possible tiiau tho wholo of tho wooden dwelling so that tho family had barely time to escape with thcro lives, From thence tho devouring dements extended to a large wooden building which llcrr Collin wuo creating for a public houso to tUa California storo and several other 6uw.il dwelling* &lt;md tenta. At this late hour of tho doming it 1J impossible to print the full particulars of this t«rribio aud «udden c&Jumiiy ; and wi? can only congratulate...
NAVIGATION OF THE RIVER GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 5 February 1857
NAVIGATION' l»K THIS RIVER OOULRUIIX. O.v Thursday hist we made n passing reference to n subject to which twelve months ago we directed public atten tion, viz., the navigation of the River Goidlinrn. We shall now proceed to consider this question at greater length, assuming as we do that it is one which will comment) itself to the notice of our trading community- Some three years sine.' it '.vas asserted on reliable authority, and tacitly .admitted in offi cial quarters. th it for five monl lis in the year, the Goulburn mi^ht bn cm ployed ,-u n channel of communication with that portion of the interior which has been quietly left open to invasion from the side of South Australia. Fur thermore, it was stated that the.dis tricts now visited peri ulically by steamers li den with Adelai de mtr clmndise, nre nceess ihle from Me 1 bourne by n route l.'OO miles shorter than that, of which the more enterpris ing southerners n.ive iivailed them selves. The unimpear.hed testimony, however, (i...