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EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. The War in Italy. (From the Home News, June 18th.) BATTLE OF MONTEBELLO. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE. - ! The War in Italy. (From the Home News, June 18th.) BATTLE OF MONTEBELLO. It was not till the 20th of May that the two opposing armies showed signs of being, about lo commit themselves to some decisive conflict. From the then relative po- siton of the two sides, described above, it will not be regarded as unnatural that the .Austrians should become suspicious of the designs of the allied French Sardinian force upon the left flank of their army. The point upon which the advance of the French and Sardinians was most dreaded were Paviaand Piacenza. Gene- ral Stadion, therefore, who was posted either in or near th« latter place, resolved to discover whether it was^threatened by - any considerable force of allies; and for the purpose he set out, on May 20th, with a reconnoitering force of 25000 men to ad- vance from Stradella, on the road to Vo ghera, as far as Casteggio aud Montebello. How promptly his curiosity was satisfied will be seen from what follows. For...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
* SHIPPING ûfêTELOûEï». ARRIVALS. September 3-Grafton, (s.), 210 tons, Captain Quayle, from Sydney, August 31. Passengers Dr. Smith, Mrs. and Miss Bachfeld, Mrs. and Miss Dcrepas, Mrs. "Walsh, Inspector MacGee, Messrs. Dearden, Gordon, Gow, Carter, Smith, Fcnnety, and Bignell, nnd 50 in the steerage.
DEPARTURES AND ARRIVALS OF THE MAILS. DEPARTURES FROM GRAFTON. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
DEPARTURES ANT) ARRIVALS OF THE MAILS. DuTAimniEs TOOJI G-UAFÏOÏÎ. j To Casino, &c, Sunday, and Wednesday, at G A.M. To Queensland, via Casino, Sunday, af; G A/M. To Armidale, Wednesday, at S A.M. To Tabulam, Wednesday, nt 0 A.M. To Syclnoy, by steamer, Wcdnesday morning. ARMVAIIS AT Q-KAI'TON. From Casino, &c., Tuesday and Saturday, af. 6 P.M. From Queensland, via Casino, Saturday, at G P.M. From Arinidalo, Monday, at G P.M. From Tabulam, 'tuesday, at 3 l'.M. From Sydney, by steamer, Saturday afternoon
DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
DEPARTURE. August 31-Dunum Hoylo, (s.), 160 tons, Captain Wilson, for Sydney. ' The Grafton steamer experienced fine wea- ther during her last passage. Left Sydney on Wednesday at ll p.m. and Newcastle on Thurs- day at ll a.m. Crossed tho bar on Friday at 5 p.m. and arrived at Cowan's wharf at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Tho schooner Albion is inside the har.
COMMERCIAL. Sydney. ANDERSON, CAMPBELL, AND CO.'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
COMMERCIAL. i S yd ney. ANDERSON, CAMPBELL, AND CO.'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Since our last report business is rather dull. Far too much is arriving for the consumption. Hay is almost unsaleable at any price. We have disposed of some parcels of Maize at iis. ld. and 3s. 2d. ^ Flour and W heat are very firm. &lt; \fc Bacon, 7d. to 8d. per lb. j|||3arley, English-3B. to 3s. Od. per bushel. llRSa-ls. 21. to ls. 3d. per bushel. I rfjinter-2H. to 2s. 3d. per lb. i Calves -20a to 40s. IFlour, finest C;ilonial-£27 to £28 per ton. Ditto, fine Adelaide-£28 to £29 per ton. Ditto, fine Country,-£24 to £20. i Ditto, Haxall-60s.- to 60s- per barrel. ! Hay, Lucerne-£3 10a. to £4 per ton. Ditto, Oaten-(Hunter River) £4 to £6 per if ton. fl « i i Ü Tallow. M mum-£55 to £C0 per ton. Ditto. Beet- £14 to £S0 per ion. Ditto, Statiou-£45 to £55 per ton. Hicl^s-Heavy, 15s. to 20a. each. Maize-3s. p. r bushel. Onions-lG-i. to ISs. per cwt. Potatoes-£4 to £5 per ton. Pigs- alivf, about 4d. per lb. Wheat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
Kîrchiiersiadfc Steam Sawmiïls. THE undersigned having a largo slock of Tim- ber on hand, ol' all sizes and suporior qua- lity is prepared to execute orders at once. Sizes in stock : 4x2.I,-20, 19, 18, 17, 1G, 15, 14, 13, down to 8 feet long, -ditto ditto ditto r Gx2i, Gx2 ~ Gx3 GxG 7x2 5x4 5x3 r,.-i)i Assorted Lengths 4x4 4x3 4x2 3lx2i 3x2 flooring boards, all lengths. Weatherboards. Battens. KoBowood Boards. Pencilled Cedar do. T. and 0. White American Pinchoards. li and 2 inches ditto clear do. Timber out to order al. t hc shortest notice. JOHN G. STUOKAROK, 129 Manager. ill. B. C. is in formed that unless ho forwnrds to tho undersigned, that which B. C. forgot to hand over at G rafton, tho full particulars will bo mudo public in tho next number of tho Examiner, 182 W. S*«'***** ON the 27th instant the accompanying letter was presented to the Kev.:A.. E.. Selwyn by a deputation from the subscribing parishio- ners, together with an offering in tho shape of a. Pui'so containing Fif...
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
COLONIAL 1ÜTELLÍGE&ICE. MR. JUSTICE THERRY.- The unfounded report of the wreck of the Duncan Dunbar will be recollected by our readers; and it will be pleasing intelligence to many who at first felt some alarm when that report was circulated, that a letter has been receeived by a gentleman in East Maitland from Mr. Justice Therry, who sailed by that ship, stating that he had arrived in England in good health, on the 18th June Maitland Mercury. Mrs. Smith, the poor young woman whose dress caught fire while she was sit- ting on her husband s knee, in their house in Sydney, is since dead. The husband appears to have been utterly incompetent to render her any assistance, and the jury severely censured him. The Rev. Dr. Lang has published a letter, in which he strongly advocates the extension of Mr. Gisborne's proposed tele- graphic line overland from the north coast to Fort Bourke, as a central position. Captain White, of the Lady Grey, has been fined ¿6100 by the Newcastle Benc...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. THE THIRD PARLIAMENT of New South Wales was opened in Sydney by His Ex- cellency the Governor on Tuesday last. Sir Daniel Cooper was elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly without oppo- sition. Four members were absent,among them Mr. Hoskins, the writ-strange to say-having not yet buen returned. We will give full report in a Supplement, to he published on Saturday morning. MUNICIPALITY OF GRAFTON.-The poll which was demanded on the'25th ultimo, took place in the Court-house on Thurs- day last. Alfred Lardner Esq., the Ue turning Officer, who had been nominated as a Councillor, was presented with a re- quisition, signed by a majority of the electors of the second ward, praying that he would resign his office and become a candidate for that ward. In consequence of this earnest solicitation, Mr. Lardner appointed T; 12. Davies, Esq., to act as Returning Officer. At five minutes to 5 the result was declared a's follow : TIItS'L' WARD. Mr S. Avery.; .. 13 " E.. P...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
ORIGlflÄL CORRESPONDENCE, * Our columns are open to oil writers who refrain Jrom. the use of virulent language or ju rso nnlities, but we are not responsible for ojA tiions expressed. To the Editor of the Clarence ami Riehmond Examiner. Sin-T beg you to give room in your Yallurnie journal for the following two questions :- . 1. A QUESTION FOR LAWYERS. Would tho Graft on Municipal Council be jus- tified in refusing to mcofc, on tho plea, that they could not do so "without PAIN p 2. A QUESTION VOU NATURALISTS. How ir* it, that it Ulces two bird.s to represent thc COACHMAN in Australia, and only one to re- present the Cocu-in- China ? I »in, Sir, yours &c. A SANDSI'TTTEK AND SUBSCRIBER.
RICHMOND RIVER. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] Casino, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
RICHMOND RIVER. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] Casino, August 27. THE township has been pretty lively the last week, caused by the opening for sale of the farms about here. They were all sold, with fair com- petition, avernging about 38s. to 40s. per acre. Tliere were also a number of town lots sold, on thc south side, some of them bringing as much as £22 per acre. It will be some time before you hear any more complaints of the want of land. &nbsp; There were a great numbor of lots offered for sale atvLismore, for which no bidders could be &nbsp; found. The same fate applies,to Ballina. We are all looking forward with much plea- sure to the races. I suppose Grafton will walk off with the lion's share of the prizes this season. It is but fair, as it was quite the reverse last year. &nbsp; It is a great pity the Grafton people are compelled to buy our own horses up to come &nbsp; herc and beat us. The weather-a noble subject, all correspon- dents write of it-h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 6 September 1859
?fcrO.TlC.B.TO THE PUBLIC.^ -L >l Tte Proprietor of the CfcAUENOE AND RICHMOND EXAMINER begs to announce to the Hesderits of Grafton, the Clarence, and Rioihuutnd Districts, that he is now prepared io execute all descriptions of . , . BOOK, JOB, AND .GÉNÉRAL the shorieet notice, and at prices as low as i»hy other estàblishment in the colony« THU CLARENCE AND RICH- MOND EXAMINER is published every TUESDAY morning at Grafton, and is for- warded to all pBrtB of Australia;, New Zealand, Great Britain, India, Cape of Good Hope, and the British Dominions. As a medium for ad- vertisers it will be found eç[ua'10 an7 news' paper in the colonies\ and as, it enjoys sn immense circulation among the diggers, Btore keejpVrs and merchants will'be, enabled most I advantageously to circulate the.ir lists of goods for sale in the midst of those who are the greatest consuméis, > . * if!f&e price of the paper is twenty four shillings ¡ per annum, payable quarterly ia advance, cr thirty sh...
Pernicious Literature. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 27 July 1889
Pernicious Literature. PRESIDING over the twenty-second annual meeting of the Metropolitan Tabernacle Colportage Associa- tion, the Rev. C. H. Spurgeon dwelt upon the statement in the report that the vendors of pernicious literature had been bold and aggressive of late, especially in the dissemination of foreign novels, and pointed out that the chief aim of that organisation was to counteract the evil by the circulation of books of a religious and healthy tone among all classes. Bad literature must be met. It could only be met by the production of good literature, and in certain directions good literature would never go unless it was carried. They had to create the demand as well as to supply it ; and in country districts where the population was too sparse to support a bookseller, good writing would never be read except it was carried there by means of colporteurs. He had no personal know- ledge of the fact, but he was constantly being informed that English literature, in the shape...
Armidale. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 27 July 1889
Armidale. TUESDAY. I RAILWAY TO THE COAST.-Mr. Surveyor Simp- son has made a trial survey from Guyra to the Guy Fawkes, and says he encountered no obstacle requiring great engineering difficulties to surmount. Mr. W. Stevenson, of Guyra, accompanied the surveyor to Guy Fawkes, and it is anticipated that between this point and tie coast the country is not exceedingly rough. It contains capital tracts of agricultural land with abundance of good timber, as evidenced by the quantities that have been sent from thence to Armidale and Grafton. SOCIAL.-Rinking is all the rage, and nearly every person who is able bas mounted the rollers. Some races have taken immensely, and no amuse- ment is so liberally patronised. A hospital ball is on the tapis, and some tennis matches are being arranged. Armidale is also to have a Buffalo Lodge ere long. MINING.-The Eleanora Mine has been success- fully floated, and Mr. George Smith, of Baker's Creek, appointed manager. Baker's Creek crushed 474 ounces f...
FRIDAY'S SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 27 July 1889
FBIDA¥'§ sinnt«. IN the Assembly to-night, Mr. SEE asked the cost of railways and extent of miles in the colony. Mr. M'MILLAN replied that the information was being prepared np to the latest date, and the return would be laid on the table of the House. Mr. M'MILIiAN, in reply to Mr. See, said the road from Graf con to Glen Innes was opened in 1866, but was not yet completed, as portions required forming. The cost of the road to date was £217,700 5s 4d. The annual vote for main- tenance, including the municipal limits, iras £7,250. On the road from Lawrence to Tenter- field the expenditure to date was £120,461 8s 3d, and annual vote £5700. The Government intend to continue the annual vote until the Railway question is settled, when the matter vrlll be re- considered. Mr. M'MILLAN, in reply to Mr. FLETCHER, stated tnat 40 locomotive boilers bad been ordered from England at a cost of £33,000, and that no tenders were invited in the colony. In answer to Mr. EWING, the MINISTER FOR MINES...
Drunkenness. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 27 July 1889
Drunkenness. WE tate the following from an exchange :-" Our own age shows mercy to drunkenness. In classic Greece drunkards were subject to the severest penalties. In Athens, Solon purchased them with death ; Lycurgus in Sparta, destroyed vineyards in his territory, and took every precaution to prevent the transmission of a habit of inebriety from father to child. In Locris, wine was permitted only to invalids ; and at Mitylene, Fittacus doubled the punishment of any crime if it had been committed under the influence of wine. In Republican Rome, the citizens, both men and women, were forbidden to partake of wine before they had attained the age of thirty. In mediaeval times, the same severity obtained, and Francis I., though himself no model king, published in 1536, an edict to the effect that anyone found drunk should be imprisoned with a bread and water diet for the first offence ; beaten with rods for the second, for the third publicly whipped, and if he then proved incorrigible,...
Press Opinions. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 27 July 1889
Press Opinions. THE Herald remarks that the course which the PBEMIEB has marked out makes " nar between the two Houses inevitable," whatever view the Council might have taken, if the Bill had been sent np again unaccompanied by threats or intimida- tion. It will be obliged now, in defence of its own dignity, to maintain the position which it has taken up. Mr. ABBOTT denounced the Council as cowardly and recreant because, after accepting the principle of Payment of Members, it inserted a provision in the Bill which would prevent members of the existing Assembly obtaining remuneration for their services. What would he say of the same House if, under threat of extinction, it were to meekly swallow the Bill which the Assembly is trying to ' * cram down its throat ?" If the quarrel between the two Houses is prolonged and bitter, the blame will rest upon the shoulders of those who have begun the " war " with such inconsiderate violence. The Telegraph, after blaming the PBEMIEB for his unq...
The Land Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 27 July 1889
The Land Bili. I THE consideration of the Crown Landa Bill in Committee in the Assembly, clause 44 was put, which pro Tides that no improvements shall be made on Crown lands without the permission of the Land Board, and any made without permission are to be wholly the property of the Crown. No improvements are to bar conditional purchase or lease, but the purchaser or lessee shall pay for the improvements. When the improvements belong to the Crown, their value is to be appraised by the Land Board. Improvements may include fencing, but shall be of a permanent, fixed, and substantial character, and necessary for the profitable occu- pation of the land ; but before payment the owner, with the permission of the Board, may remove them. The nature of improvements on land sold at auction is to be added to the upset price, and when not the property of the Crown, shall be refunded to the owner. The first sentence of the clause, relating to improvements being the pro- perty of the Crown, was ...
Reminiscences of an Immigrant's Voyage to N.S.W. in '82 [WRITTEN FOR THE "EXAMINER."] [CONCLUDED]. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 27 July 1889
'Reminiscences of an ' ' Immigrant's Voyage to W.S.W. in '82 [WHITTEN FOB THE " EXAMINES." J [CONCLUDED], . j "STAND by with the harpoon, Dublin, and when j we haul taut, strike." They hauled taut, and then hauled slack, for the hook drew, the shark sheered off, and left the "haulers" sprawling on the deck. A few days after this we saw a school of fourteen whales, the only ones we saw during the voyage. We also sighted at the reputed distance of about seven miles the memorable island of Tristan D'Acunha ; but no view worth speaking of, it appeared only like a misty view of bare rocks aa we saw it. An eating match will be held to-morrow in the 'tween decks, at which all are invited to attend. Admission, one penny. i This ad. was the result of a challenge to eat more at one sitting than anybody in the forrard cabin, issued by a young fellow named Jones. At a private confab that night it was arranged that the winner should get half the proceeds, the loser one fourth, and the remaining ...
The Tableland and its Slopes. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 27 July 1889
The Tableland and its Slopes, j " H. G." writing to the Daily Telegraph says : I had opportunity of conversing with several of the leading residents of Glen Innes and I found the existence of a profound and ardent belief in the great resources of the district and New England as a whole, in respect of ita agriculture, mineral and pastoral capabilities. The place possesses and pro- duces gold, silver, copper, tin, bismuth, and antimony, and not far off, in two or three direc- tions, also precious gems. Conjoined with this confidence was a feeling of depression caused, as I was assured, by the want of an outlet. People, as I was told, can't grow wheat here over what is wanted for home consumption, as they can't afford to send it to Sydney. The whole thought and feel- ing of the town is centered on the scheme of get- ting connected, by railway, with Grafton and thence with the sea. The present railway is useless, as it does not pay to send by it. Why this should be so when no such feeli...