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SPORTING. RAGES TO, COME. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
SPORTING. RAGES TO, COME. Bega Jocker Club A. Eaces Broughton Creek ditto.. V. E. 0. Autumn. Cooma.. Berrima. Shoalhaven A. ditto.... Homebush. Burrangong Turf O. ditto A.'J. 0. Autumn. Tamworth. Mudgee., March Oth and roth March 9th, 10th & 11th -March 10th March 11th and 12th March 10th and 17th March 17th and 18th, April Oth 7th and 8th April 18th April 20th and 21st ? April 23rd, 28th, 29th, 30th - April. May 2ith, 25th, and 2flth
OFFICIAL TELEGRAM.—LATEST FROM NAPIER. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
OFFICIAL TELEGRAM.-LATEST FROM ' NAPIER. We have news to tho 24th instant, from Auckland: To Kooli is said to ho at Kaitoriria. Colonel M'Ponnell was expected there after him on Sunday. If nows correct, our forces are almost certain to como up with him. A forco hns heon ordered from Taupo to intercept him. It has oozed out that Major Roberts has boon caught in an ambuscado twelve miles beyond Tupae harttfu, and sergeant Carkook killed, lie was lod into it by Kepa, a nativo trooper, believed to bo a stanch friendly, who afterwards went' ovor to tho onomy with his arms and ammunition. Nothing hoard of- escaped prisonors.-Southern Cross, 22nd February.
CAPTURE OF TE KOOTPS WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
CAPTURE OF TE KOOTPS WIFE. This af temoon about 200 men of Colonel M'Donnell force came in by way of the Judea Ford with a nunabt of horses (loot, I believe) in their possession. ' The had also with them no less a personage than a wife &lt; Te Kooti, -who, at tho timo I write, is surrounded b a host of curious spectators, pakeha and Maori. The following description of To Kooti may be usefu] He was formerly living at Judge's Bay, near Auckland and frequently was employed by Sir William Martin t row Iris boat. In those days To Kooti conducted hirx Bclf in an orderly manner, and was considered a mot trustworthy man. His hair is of a reddish coloui largo eyes, fair-skinned, standing fivo feet nine indict and at that time rathor stout-built.' Tho Tauranga has boon chartered by Colone M'Donnell, tho officer commanding, to convey ISi troops at onco to Ohiwa, near Opotiki, which place, '. have already mentioned, has been attacked, with on« man on our sido killed. , February 12. Tho ...
TE KOOTI'S GENERAL IN OHIWA. February 10. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
TE KOOTI'S GENERAL IN. OHIWA. February 10. News lias just reached hore that Rakuraku, ono of Te ICooti's generals, with a force of 150, has sur rounded Ohiwa, and lulled one man; and by this probably has rushed tho Arawa pa. Twenty-six horses wero taken away before the owners' eyes, who were unable to resist it. Colonel McDonnell is prepar ing for tho emergency, and for that purposo has chartered tho s.s. Tauranga for tho purpose of convey ing200 of his force. She will embark them in an hoiu>'s time, andboforedaylight will boin Ohiwa.
Music and the Drama. " Justice always whirls In equal measure. "—LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
. Music and the Drama. " Justice always whirls In equal measure. "-LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST. ?Herr Bandmann concluded h», engagement at tho PrinceofVales Theatre, with his benefit on Friday in? when tho performances consisted of selections f/omvar'ious plays in which ho has achieved great fame iv Jf representation of tho principal characters. -rLrá was at tho last minute a considerable ohange m ¿e " Jgramme in consequence of tho continued illness «??\k*« nolville, whoso mdisposition during the week K J caused the substitution for her pf Miss Corcoran and Miss Kate Ryder in tho leading female characters. Herr Bandmann, on being called before tho curtain, ! « few very temperate remarks thanked the Sydney public for the kindness ho had received during his ens^Suont to my last notice Herr Bandmann nearedin "Richelieu" (the finest and most natural Sption of the part since its first performance by Viioready-but with almost every other character so «rntohedlv sustained as to bo almost unrecogn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
Tho growth of arrowroot is said to be very satisfací tory in tho Armidale district. It understood that many of the squatters of Walgett intend xo oommenco fencing during the approaching winter. It is generally acknowledged to be the only way of ensuring a fair chance of success in squatting. A few days ago, at a shallow part of tho river Murray, near tho Howlong Pound, some dogs rushed some sheei> belonging to J. Lindsay Brown, Esq., of Gooramadda, on tho Victorian sido, and forced thirteen of them across, tho river. These the Corowa inspector seized, and killed and burnt them, as also ton others belonging to tho poundkeeper. Tho latter wore pot sheep, and were purchased by the inspector. Although Goora madda is a clean portion of Victoria, and the sheep wero also stated to bo clean, never having been dis eased, still Victoria being proclaimed infected, justified the'hiBpector in tho action ho took in tho matter ; and the occurrence is expected to havo a beneficial effect by show...
BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
BRISBANE. Parliament meets for the despatch of business on 20thApril. Heavy rains continue in tho North-western dis tricts. At Nebo,the creeks wero higher than during 1864. There havo been steady rains at Clermont, but no further floods. At tho Assizes, Hamilton, alias Stewart, chargod with horse stouling, pleaded guilty, and was son tonccd to six years' imprisonment. Pendergast, charged with tho murder of Hartnett, pleaded not guilt}*, and his case stands adjourned till to-morrow.
Wagga Wagga. (FROM A. CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
Wagga Wagga. . ? (FHOM A. COllHESPONDEJiT.) Just now the principal question mooted is that of a public bridge over the Murrumbidgee. A fow years ago a Bridge Company started, and obtained from Parliament ,the right to collect tolls on all stock nnd vohicles crossing the river for a distance of four *" miles-two miles above and two below tho town- _ ship-in consideration of their building a substantial bridge and maintaining it in serviceable condition. The capital expended by tho company in building tho bridge is stated at .-£6000 ; and, judging from the very high tolls levied by thom, and tho large traffic i over tho river, they must bo realising an annual I income of £2000. Thus, buggies are charged one shilling per wheel, and fourpence for each horse drawing. Many of tho inhabitants, tliiuking that thc company have boen making too good a thing out of their speculation, liavo petitioned the Govern ment through our member, Mr. W. Mncleay, but without avail. "We havo no Lady Godiva ...
ROCKHAMPTON. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
ROCKHAMPTON. "Wednesday. Tho Fitzroy is still rising. There are accounts from inland of great rain. The exact loss of Bheep on Wilson's station, Wol fong, was seven thousand two hundred from the late floods. Several vory rich reefs have been struck at Mount Wheeler. Mr. Dacey, solicitor, died suddenly of apoplexy to-day. Ho was much respected, and regretted. The Egmont sails in tho morning. Wednesday. Hilliard was found guilty on the first count, of embezzling public moneys, and sentenced to three years' penal servitude. Tho other charges were not proceeded with.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
TMP Ó JR TANT TO G 0 UN TE Y. SUBSCRIBERS. . Any person, in a country district where there is no agent for this Journal, who will undertake io procure not ¡ess than Six now Subscribers amongst his neigh hours mid friends, will receive a copy for ' himself TWEE OF CHARGE. For procuring* Iwelûe subscribers two free copies win be sent, and so on for any larger number. BEEDEEN CLIPPBE LINE. FOR LONDON. Notice to Passengers. '^following flrst-class vessels, making an average passage dates . dayS' wiU 130 dlliPatollod on or about tll° followinB Tons. Commander. To Sail. STVEH. 1174....3Jarnbt .Mardi. WiÂÎ0H (n°w). 1500., ..Pile .April. ÄR.K00D--. 037.... Latte .May. iae aioUuy arrangements are superior, and each vesso . '""es an experienced surgeon. APPly to MONTEFIORE, JOSEPH, and CO., ._ O'Connell-sreot. T 0 W N HALL Ooiümercial and Family Hotel, WYNYARD SQUARE, SYDNEY. üÍíiy B^chE3 H0RNER, lato oí the Clarendon Hotol, Gefeit «»'»»modoüon'.for Private Families, Country fernen, and othcr...
The Betting Market [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
The Betting Market BUSINESS on tho forthcoming events at Randwick, has been very Hmited. There has been no right out betting on the Leger, and prices remain unaltered. In consequence of a few scratchings from the Gold Cup, the prices of one or two of the horses have shortened, the most noticeable hoing Circassian, who is now freely back at 10 to 1, because his stable companion "the Baron has been scratched. Bylong is rapidly advancing in public favour, having boen backed to win three centuries,,at loto 1. The Italian was also-entrusted with a little money, 600 to 30 being taken about him. COO to 10 was laid against the English colt. The favorite "book" appears to be the double Leger and Cup, and the largest transactions are done on these two events. 1000 to 30 v Moselle and Moselle, 300 to 12 Moselle and Tim, and SOO to 15 Lamplighter and Tim, were laid this week. The followers of the yellow and black aro deter mined to make tho representative of that stable, a very hot favorite. It...
The Bathurst Running. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
The Bathurst Running. " ^ BY PEGASUS. N Mï Bathurst friends seem to have had a good meeting ; and right glad am I to congratulate them thereon. Our Sydney and Bichmond horses won their share of the good things, .hut Mr. Ivory could not succeed rn pulling off a race. I was . quite satisfied that all TraverWs chance of winning anything was harmless ; and I don't think there are many people now who be lieve in this over-rated animal. Not that his per formance at Bathurst must bo taken as any criterion of his quality, seeing that the horse wasn't fit to run for straws. A îemark with whioh I may also dismiss Marske. The Ida Colt, haB broken the ice ; and I am glad of it on Mr. Tait's account. I never liked the colt; and though he can travel well under a light weight, I don't fancy he's fond of eight stone ten. Carnation's condition pulled her through the Cup on the "Wednes day ; but my opinion is that the mare is a jade, and one day's racing is quito enough to Batisfy her. I reokoned her...
EDITORIAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
EDITORIAL NOTES. THE " correspondence respecting tho unauthorised óxpendituro bf public money" by certain mombors of tho lato Martin Govornment, which was ordored to be printed on tho 10th instant, was placed "boforo tho pxiblic in our last issuo. It will bo soenfrom tho document that the important question as to tho liability of Ministers to criminal information for misdemeanour in siich cases is decided in tho nega tive. Tho opinions of ,the, eminent picador Mr. Darlej', and of tho Attornoy and Solicitor Goneral, go to show that Messrs. Engar and Byrnes woro only responsible to Parliament for tho unauthorised oxponditure of public money incurred by them, " as it is alleged," in tho furtherance of party purposos. The " law" of the caso seems to bo this : Where thoro is a breach of trust (as in tho disposal of moneys) on tho part of a public servant (as Treasurer) towards tho Queon and public, tho offence is indictable. But the question which Mr. Darley set himself to consider is th...
WEDNESDAY. NEW MEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
WEDNESDAY. NEW MEMBER. Gerald Spring, Esq., entered tho House as member for tho electorate of "Wellington, and took thc oath. Ho then sat on tho Government benches. THE FINANCIAL DEBATE. Mr. SAMUEL moved -That tho House resolve itself into a Committeo of "Ways und Means. Tho CHAIRMAN stated the question, that L1530 be grunted for tho service of the year 1870. Mr. FARNELL suid ho had hitherto supported all tho measures brought forward by the Government this session. (Hear, hear.) Ho did so because ho thought they were right. (Hear, hear, from the Ministers.) He was going to oppose thc financial statement because lie believed it was wrong. (Hear, hour, from the Op position.) He would show that the hon. Treasurer's conclusion us to, tho financial position was erroneous. Ho hud over-estimated his income. And he had omitted important items of expenditure Ho considered that the funding of tho L700, OOO would have the effect of with drawing a large amount of capital from the trade of tho c...