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THE NATIVE GRASSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 28 January 1876
TJ1 7 A1I[VE CGRASSEI': At the 'South . Austrail Ari cuiltiuril Conference, Mr. Wallis, Secre tary of tie Victo.riaii , Agriciltuarl dil';artincoiit, ro?d a shorl l)i'poir oni th i advaintigcs of agricultural educatioii, wlhich jled to much dIiscrissioi. Also, (in;i urtfibiil1 grnasseS, &c:, aitvo-:tilng tlhe growing of Inuerne and l' irli griass on t.lhe exhsk..h . iid,,er ua'irM.,ia?;?, .ie-. anrking wil.h re.-.ir.l t.n hlu;cr]ite, thil, if cattle Iore alloue\-l I1.0 run uponl t.11 paddocks a ll th-roiigl.hl year, it ould soon (die olu, inll conwsqeuono oth-lhcir 1 being so fond of i thllat thve wold ItiS it down to the root.' Doubtluss the I best pltuo of workitg a lucerne pald-I dock woulld le to mow down the fccd, ais by tlhat means the cro-wn of the roots would, bo left uninjuricd; but where it is inplracticable the inext best thing is to divide theo field into paddockls,, anud to take care thatL the atnimals do not remutain for too great a letngth of timue uon oilhter...
VILLIERS AND HEYTESBURY ELECTION. MELBOURNE, Thursday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 28 January 1876
VI LLIERS AND 1EYT?? SBURY ELECTION. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGIRAPH.] (FrOOMI OUR OWS CORIIESPONDENT.) ~MiELBOUIRSE, TnII'Sily, 8 p.1.m. This election came off to-day, antid ,onsiderable cxcitement was manifested li tie various polling places. Thlie !:htst .tiurn s give Mr. Jones a ,,jiority f 1ii. Ilis ietiurn is conisildereiCd cCL ain. awlt, nothing can toiLer the result. ,LIcs hdt I a n;ijoii t ict all places .1,t Koi , where Sii Jon O'Shaun ;rad a ,,jity of I00 votes. A ,,,the, " e Ift:lli.l (l h v:\ yet to come is. The returns now to hanlud give tlhe :tct of the poll ais follows:- Jolnes........ ... 1(1:5 O'Shanilossy................. Miqjoirihu Jones... is8
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, January 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 28 January 1876
SOTII AUSTiTALA. \ADELAIDE Januury 27. S". It is rcpoel Id t Bocaut talkes the Sportfolihof 'ublic Voir?s,k'iaid that a mcmber of t, Coucil succeeds him in the CrowLn Ids:5 -. -:.'-: 'The weatlitis very hoty , 103 de i'. thL shade. i, WVheiet is still wanted at 4s Sd. January 26. lThe bru Ameer, which strnded in thie Gulf, is now saftly moored at Port Pirc. The MggieM'i Trimll e has been char tored to load wheat to England. James Clhk, l, coachbuilder lat, Norwood, rccmeivel a saunstroke onl Mlon day, mnmd ihas imt wet. recovereld con sciousness. Tli wealtherl colltinucls lhot.. The hmA. Messrs. Binmls and l'igg, Weslcy:ml ministers, have I:eenl tllns- i fiirced to 1he Vieoriam and Tasmaniana confeiren?mce. "'he lier1eica1ii lIlnsurll Coliepiny lhas declared an interimn divildend at, the rate of 10 per cent. per :annum, andtlhe Equitable Insurance Company, out of a net profit of £3700, has declared a dividend at the rate of 15 per cent. per RH~~um. Two 20,000 bushel lots of wheat ha...
THE ARREST OF A HORRIBLE CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 28 January 1876
THlE A /UESTI O/ A HORRiIBILIE C[lA RA CTER. A Pole named Eugene Sierakowski, whose grisly locks and loose. Quixotics figure mark hims as" a victim of dCIeathi before many winters are over, wams yesterday (Sunday) arreated on warrant, uider ipeculiar circumstances, for in decently assaulting a girl under twelve years of age. For somne time p:ast ??e has beenl under the surveillance of the police, complaints having heen lodged on several occasions of his tleudishl un-i nattural propelsities, but as eachl of his victims was found to bc over the age prescribed by the act, the authorities were powerless to take action against him. Yesterday, however, lie fairly committed himself. About three o'clock in the afternoon he was observed in King-street, enticing a young girl named Harriet Siddle away from her home there. He whispered an abomin able proposition into her ear, and taking her by the waist, dragged the child to a tree guard. Theiplace is comparatively speaking, lonely, and lhe mig...
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Wednesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 28 January 1876
COMIMEIRCIAL. . MELBOURNE PRODUCE MIARIIET. Wednesday evening. The IlAge reports:-The markets have wanr n an exceedingly quiet aspect through ot the day, cinI little of a novel or in ..resting c!haracter has transpired. In. Ircadstuti', wsheat is mintaitinetd hy a fair: demanld aimongst the millers, sales having taken place to-day,. both pirivately and pub licld, at 5s, sag- included, the market bieing persaded hi :s lirm feeling at that figure, thlough it woull prebably lshow a weaker front iiamnediately upon increased arrivals comning to hanid. Flour was quitted by public sale at £11 5s, and quotations now -range fronlm"l Ss to£1 l o0s' for gooil coun tr h brandil, with ews buyers.., Fecding corn is liro~,thi?,1 s of oats exhibiting a slightly iiplro:edfee glng.lii Under the hamineer 2000 hbngs-an d cleared offi at 3s 2( t :?s di.d, thei hulk i:t :s 3d to 3s i.d. Maize is iluot d at is 3d. PIU DUCE MA i K'E TI S. Il'The fillowing were the prices of lproluc at. thie undernentioned ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 28 January 1876
COACHING. COBB AND CO'S ROYAL MAIL TELEGRAPH LINE OF COACHES. nAY COACH CAMPERDOWN AND COLAC TO GEELONG. Day Coach leaves Camperdown every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9 a.m. passing through Colac at noon, and reaching Geelong at 0 p.m. BnReturn day coach leaves Cobb and Co.'s Booking Office, Geelong every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 9 a.m. NIGHT MAIL. GEELONG TO TWARRNAMBOOL AND BELFAST. Daily, at 9.50 p.m., Saturdays excepted. With Branch Line to MORTLAKE, CAPIAMUT, PENS HURST, AND EHAMILTON, THIENCE TO MOUNT GAMBIER AND ADELAIDE, VIA PENOLA, and all intermediate post towns, leaving Geelong every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 9.50 p.m. Coaches leave Cobb and Co's Booking Office, Geelong, daily (Saturday excepted), at 9.50 p.m. for WVarrnambool and Belfast, returning from Belfast daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 10.30 a.m., on Sundays at 4a.m. and from Warrnambool daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 1 p.m., on Sundays at 6 a.m., from Hamilton every Monday, Wednesday, and Fr...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKET. January 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 28 January 1876
MELBOURNE .LrLA1 E STOdK MARKET. a ? ,? , Janiisary 26. lit Cattle.--1906 head came forward for ti?h week's siplly, sieieTidisgs three lots fioom Queenslanld, and the whole passed the ham mer to-daiy. There wts a large atteudancee of buyers,sand the fall in prices amouiiting to abouot 30s per head, taking the quantity of stock to hand and thie heat of thie weather into cousideration; iwa noIstso anuch as was anticipated. Prime pens oflbullckie sold at from.£10 to £12 2s 6d; .gdood do, £9 to £9 l0"s.; second do, £8 :to £8 10C; inferior, £6 : best, pens cows, £7 to -£8 0sa, a fcv oldd beasts to £11 ;.ilnferior froen1 s ' 10s. The • .-. i' . ,? , . following are te princeilpal averages :- Messrs. Cox ar d Blomtield, Queensland, 240 bullocks to £8 10s; Messrs. Jones, Green, and-Sullivan, 202 do, £9 2s 6d; Mr. Frank Jenkins, 276 cows and bultlocks, bullocks nfrom £7 15s to £9 5s, cowas at from £8 7s Gd Sto £11 10s; 265 head from Warrego River, Qucenslanid, bulllocks £7 lOs to .1i, co.ws ...
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. January 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 28 January 1876
GEELONG LIVE STOCK MARKET. S,?? i aiary 24. Messra. Gsolnor S-sor anud Co. rcport: F-t Cntt!c---A full suiily of good to imedlium quality but the trade having a good supply on Ihand prices were fully from 20s to.0s per head lower. Our sales wtere for Messrs. Armytage, oGaingee and others, GO head mecdiunm quality, cows up to £5 10s. Fat Sheep--A full ooppl mostly of prime quality for which prices 'were ,a trifle firm. Our sales were for' lMesr?. Weston, Collins, and others, 300 ewes; cQoss-lied, at:dst mnerind irom 53 6d to:7s; 1G9 at 73 ld r52 ewes at 4a 8d; 151 cull wethers to 3s ll, Total 672 head. I-st Lanmbs-- A full supply all of which were only secoid' quality. We sold for Messrs. estoh:siahd others 99 at 5s Gd, 13 tt 4s, 5 at 9s Gd, t at 10s, 19 atO8s Od, 105 at 7s 1d. Total ssles' O47 head.
SHOCKING DEATH BY FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
From the correspondent at Black Creek, and others -ources, the liur rurundi 'Times learns the following par ticulars of ?a .melancholy conflagration, in which an unfortunate child, aged eight years has perished, width every article of property, possesoed - by her parents. t pe?'ealrrs i?ilt - rs. Piue, thInc wife of a shcpherd[ and.-gatekeeper r2 siding on thi Blahc C rcc l?di,1, at ther wissOte011 thoinl ii of hl;c ?rl. ;tai Trl 'vwas :ttend illlng one oh hlli' Ci dlro n I uc 'ront.rooi;, wonir lie hoiuse ,;su dlis csvered tole in. sla ins. Ter h?utsband hl-icg :L .t-rii, 1j 't. nlu ;, L.t &.lfa Ss1 tiance of Mirs. Caldwell, who happened' to be visiting her ait the time, succeeded in escaping with the fmunily excepting one of the daughters named Agnes,' who had been in tile room adjoining that just left by her mother. So fearfully powerfll and rapid weri the tlames thlat ill attempts to rescue tlhe poor girl were unaivailing, and in little more than a quarter of all hour ev...
SHOCKING RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN N. S. WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
SILOCKJITC it- I VLIlA Y A'.( I DI-,',]' If Nr. 1S iVtIJ§LS Thie Sdycney lion',iiy H]Icra.ld rc ports :-Anl appalling accident occurred on the rail'ay last Friday morning, near the Pari:amatta junction, by which two perlllan:ant way men, llnaled re spectively Lyons :and Larks, lost their lives. It appeaxs the men were stand ing on the " down" line, on the look out for the " up'' train, which was then due. Whilst standing tihe No. 0 down train came up, mnobservied by them. TiehI driv\er, on serving the men, sounded the whistle, shut ,oil stea:n, applied, the brlkes. and did everytllillng i Iris plower to avert t.lle accident, but :the two i.teni stood tl'1re, cvidelntly- lre ocuipierl in lookinu out for the up terain. The downi train. ra i into them, mutilL ting and in a frightfiul manlner, iand killing hint on tlie 'spot. The othler was so terribly injured that lhe died before lihe could be taken to the hospital at Parranmatta. Wlieill the train had been brought to a, stand tfle dri...
TORRES STRAITS MAIL. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) TOWNSVILLE, January 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
'TORRES SETAI'AIP'M AlMAIL. (Ausl'raI ?s AsSOCIsYriED PRIIES TxILEGiA3IS.) TOwNSvihNe, January 27. Tihe R.M.S. Nornminby left Hong Kong on 31st Decenber at 7 p.m., and arrived at Singapore at half-past 1 p.m. on the 6th January. Left on the 12th at 4 p.m., and arrived at Somerset at noon on the 23rd. Left again at 3 p.m., and arrived at Coolktown on the 25th. Hav:ing discharged 120 tons cargo, and lauded 80 Chinese, she left at 10 a.m. on the 26th inst., and reached Town ville on the 26th at 3 p.m., leav.ing for Brisbane at : pl.m. On the 18th inst. she exchanged despatches with the steamc r Bowen, wllich reported all well. She passed a schooner at anchor off Good Island. TowxsvrlLrE: Janualry 28. Thle Duke of Cambridge delivered an important speech at a City Dinner on the army of Great Britain, in which he hinted at the possibility of war, dwelt on' the. necessity of increased military estimates, advised the increase of the regular army, and the continuance of the conscription syst...
ATTEMPTED OUTRAGE ON A CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
ATTE[PTJgD OUTRAGE OIN A CHILD. At the IHotham Court ors Thurs day, a comparatively young masn, named Edwin Cowley, carrying on ,usiness as a tailor ii E1rrol-street, H-Io~Lam, was charged with unlawfullyv ?ud indecently assaulting a little girl uina;ed Alice Marion Dudley, the daiughter of Walter Dudley, a tradesman of Victoria-street, Hothlim. The' court having been cleared, the prisoner was p1laced in the dock. The full particulaus of the assaul tare of amostrevolting dscri ption, and quite unmfit for publication. With every appearance° of unconcern the prisoner's wife occupied a seat in the body of the court. Mr. Inspector Dobson prosecuted oni behalf of the Crown, and Mr. Frank Stephens appeared for the defence. The first witness called was Marion Dudley, wife of Walter Dudley, and mother of tihe child, who deposed that one the 25:h instant she sent her daughter, Alice Marion Dudley, about ten minutes past four in the afternoon, to the Benevolent Asylum to fetch a bunch of flow...
AN UNFOUNDED CHARGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
A Vr UNPOUwVDJID C'/·1,'I;'. At ith City Police Court on iFrhitay, Mr. John IE. M'Donoughl and 1ir. Hlartley A. Earnshasw, tl(he joint pro iprietors of the Royail Miarioncites, which recently performled here with. such success, appeared to nls\er a. charge preferred against them by Joseph eninett, as a;gent for his. brother, John Btennett, lessee of the Victoria Theatre, Sydney, of having: stolen a qunntity of play bills, sign hoards and tickets iappertlanining to the AMarionette Exhibition, but which wore claimed by Joseph Blenett as the pr0o- porty of his brotlher. M:r. Frank: Stephen appear.ed to prosecute; iMr:. Duerdin to defend. It ap)peared thar \lossrs. M'Donough and Earnslurm titeored into :aln agreement with Johln SBenett in America to perform tl?he'angh nut the Australian colonies,, Mr. Bennett finling the places in which the entertainment was to he given, and fiurnishing the printing, Messrs. M'Don ouglh and Earnshaw supl)lying the com pany and all other requisites. Some...
NOTES AND EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
NOTES AND EI 'i.gVNTS. The coast track bridge, on the road to the Gellibrand river, is ini a very bad condition, and unless some repairs are effected, an accident will probably occur at this place. It is only by exercising great -care that the bridge can be crossed at all, and the Shire Engineer should see to this matter as soon as possible. A meeting of the Colac Free Library Com miee toblk place'at the institution yester day aftdrnoob, thie following were present : Messrs. E. Cooper (chairman), Danaher, Rea, .Chapman, Jennings, and Sitlington. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. A discussion took place respecting the Trustees, when it was resolved that three Trustees were sufficient, and a letter is to be sent to Mr. E. R. Gil bert, requesting him to forward his resigna tion, so that the nanmes of the three remain ing Trustees, Messrs. Dickie, Wilson, and Jennings may be forwarded to the Lands Department, that the ground nmay be per manently reserved in th...
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, January 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. -4--- (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. 31ELBOURNE, January 31. It is rumored that the "stonewall " has been demolished. It is known that there has been dissentions. in the Opposition camp, and after the recent proceedings it has been considered wisest to abandon the position. At an inquest to-day at the Hosnital on the body of Adolphe Joske, the jury requested the coroner to callthe atten tion of the Hospital Committee to the neglect of thle hon. surgeon, Dr. Beaney, in not attending to the case. The board appointed to inquire into the internal management of the Kew Lunatic Asylum commenced its sittings to-day..
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. As thresh;ng proceeds, the reports of the yields are of a nature to promise a high average when all the returns are made known. In the new districts, where the bulk of the wheat and other cereal crops are now grown, the season has evidently been a very satis factory one, and the prospects of the selec tors are upon the whole extremely favorable. Ballarat, Sandhurst, Echuca, St. Arnaud, Horsham, Stawell, and other agricultural centres up country, are just now scenes of lively business with the daily consignuments of produce being poured into the stores. The splendid quality of the wheat and oats re ceived from the northis a marked feature of time season. This will increase the value of Victorian produce, in view of the fact that both in England and Adelaide this year the crop has been severely damaged by rains during harvest. Sound wheat will, there fore, ie exceptionally valuable for mixing purposes. The pastures are beginning to show signs of drying, but are sti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
BUSINhESS. ~C OW .\'lI'S PI'T:'NT ANUCAP S NIC SF1T'I ' i KLEI )OSFNX LAMP gives the ~rost pure and brilliant white li;it. burns less kerot?ne than any other lamp vet offered to the public. Requlires nr Chimney. Can he had suit able for Table, Hall, Churches, Stables, &e., &c. To be had of all Storeceeplers. Whole sale of all Ironmongers. Beware of Spurious Imitations. None are genuine without the D)ouble Dome, :nd with the brand ROWATT'S PATlENT ANUCAI'NIC. Sale ilakhers and tPatentecs, IhOWA'I'T & SON. Edinburgh and London. C OLA C BltREWERY, ., L ,. C. T. HARRIS Late in the eniploy of Mr. W. Strickland as Brewer, wishes to notify to the tHotel Proprietors and the public of tihe Western District that he has conmmenced business as Brewer in this well-known and far faued esta:llishment, and hopes by strict attention to business and the piroduction of a "Drop of Good Beer," to merit a fair share of the liberal patrotage bestowed upon his predecessor. Colae, Ma...
CROWN GRANTS AND LEASES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 1 February 1876
CIAROW fN GRANTS AND LEASES. The followhig is a list of the above now lying at the Receipt and Pay Office, Geo long.: CROWN GRANTS. Geo. Armstrong (2) Win. F. Timms (2) Anthony Cahill Michael Cahill. J. H. Connor (2) . MI. K. Gullan Jaries' North William M'Rac Joseph Orchard I Thomas Ryan (3) LEASES. J. H. Connor (2) Thomas Pyle Johbu Conor John Cooper William Harlock Isabella Hart William Hasty (2) George Kenyon