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Mudgee Stock Report. [CR0SSING AND CO.] Mudgee, 28th February, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
Mudgee Stock Report. [CR.03HINC1 AND CO.] Mudgee, 28th February, 1870. FAT CATTLE.-Tho market lias not shown much activity thia week, business having neon chiolly confined to tho town trado. Tho principal portion of tho lots offered were of very medium quality, and light weights throughout. Wo sold as hoad from 02s to 81s ; 30 ditto, from 02s Od to 81s ; 08 ditto, at 07s Od. FAT SHEEP.-We havo no salos to roport. Quotations aro unaltered. Storo CATTT.IJ.-Tho domand is brisk for good quality cattloof sufllcient ages for immediate fattoning, for which quotations aro unaltered. We sold a draft on account of Mr. Pohordy, at satisfactory prices for cash. STORK SHEEP.-As yet wo havo no sales to report; but hopo shortly to placo somo of tho lots which wo havo now muter offer. STATIONS.-Wo havo qnlttod tho stations and shoop on account of Mr. Bushby, which wo withdrew recently from j auction salo, at a highly satisfactory prlco and terms. .
WHO COMES HERE? [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
WHO COMES HEBE? i Who comes hero 1 -\vhere Maud awl May Aro metftto^ayia ^ shatlo, 1 what Maud and May nnÄt7«tcndtoten; ^SÄyaeU. Who troubles hearts 1?or Maud, yoi1 BOO, . ltBXSXttertoreadtoMay; And May's imprest ^itlÄveetsynipathetlowayl And when you see Who comos boro, Whoo'orhemay oo» ^'ÄaCÄh^yus! AmrtWnglass " * . PCrC&adf'oÄ * Tho woodman bold, 0r 'or tÄÄ? wHU ready ga« 1 ..Who comes nero?" Butlshotüdnotfeel ~ mmíjOiulon Socitty.
Domestic Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
Domestic Recipes. APPLE CHEESE CAKE.-Pare, core, and boil twelve apples, with enough water to mash them ; beat them up very smooth, then add the yoke of six eggs, the juice of two lemons, and some grated peel, half a pound of fresh butter, beaton into a cream, and sweetened with pounded loaf sugar ; beat all well in with the apples bako it hi a puff paste, and send it up like an open tart. To JOIN TORTOISESHELL.-The common method of joining tortoiseshell togethor is by making,the joint overlap a little, binding a wet linen cloth around it, and pressing tho whole between tho jaws of a pair of hot tongs. In this way the èffects of heat, moisture, and pressure aro combined in a vory convenient manner, and the tortoiseshell is compelled by their joint action to become partially dissolved and; to units firmly. . ICING FOR CAKES.-Havo ready a pound of the best white sugar, which pound well and sift through a sieve, put it into a basin with tho whites of threo fresh eggs, beat well togethe...
CHAPTER XXX.—IN THE ENEMY'S CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
I CHAPTER XXX.-IN THE ENEMY'S CAMP. Whether ii was owing to tho fasoinaiions whiol Judith possessed in hor person and manner, or whethei Mr. 'William's antipathy to tho sex was of a less per manent nature than he would have it thought, matten little, savo in presenting subject for conjecture Foi despite Mr. William's deolared dislike to Judith, thai young lady, inspired by a plan sho had formed within her mind for tho rescue of Mark, in the carrying oat of which it was necessary to have the assistance of the purplo-nosod gontlornan, sucoeodedgraduolly in winning Iiis confide noe. This was a matter of time, however and it was fully two months after Mark's conviction, that Miss Judith and tho purple-nosed gentleman sat ono evening, in tho inn parlour, engaged in close and whispered conversation. AB usual, Mr. William had » pot of boer at his elbow, to which ho paid regular attention ; saying littlo in tho intervals, but listening quietly to the eager talk of tho young woman. "And you ...
On the Murrumbidgee ThirtyYears Ago. [BY AN OLD BUSHMAN.] (CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
On the Murrumbidgee Thirty Tears &.go. [BY AN OLD BUSHMAN.] (CONTINUED.} I REMARKED to Jones when ho had finished the yan concluded in our last number, that on the whole, Mr Bruce had been pretty fortunate in his servants ; hav mg none of those ruffianly characters with which som employers had boen cursed, in tho early days of con vietnam m tho colony. " What you say is trae enough/' observod Jonos ' we were very fortunato in our mon ; but that is to b attributed to Mr. Bruoa's keon perception of individua oharaotor.' Occasionally wo had an unpromising look lng mdividualfrom tho Government barracks ; but 01 tho first sympton of an ovil nature manifested by bim ho was olosoly watohod by Mr. Bruoo, and genorally found himself returned to government within a fov months of his leaving it. On ono or two occasions howovcr, wo had a tartar, and no mistako ; and ho wai allowed to show his teeth, and bite too. boforo wo got rid of him. "A short time after Punch's marriage, Mr.. Brue«...
CUBAN AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
I CUBAN AFFAIRS. Washington, Docember 31.-Private despatches from responsible parties in Havana, to-day, say Valmazeda reports that in his district about seven hundred men, with the officers, laid down their arms boforo tho Spanish forces, and that in tho district of Romedios, Chiof Goch and all his men surrendered. Spanish succcssos aro also reported in the district of Puorto Principe Tho opinion is expressed in the despatches thíit tho Cuban causo is daily growing weaker. Havana, December 30.-Tho insurgents have just burned another plantation near Majiraujura. They killed four soldiers, and six unarmed Spaniards.
HORRIBLE TRAGEDY AT POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
HORRIBLE TRAGEDY AT POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK. POUGHKEEPSIE, January 1.-A terrible tragedy occurred at Sloopy Hollow, near Tarrytown, this afternoon. A man named V. AV. Buckout shot his wife, anda Now York morchant named Alfred Ran dall, and a son of tho latter, named Charles Randall. Mrs. Buckout was shot through tho templo ; Alfred Randall through tho heart ; Charles Randall in his side. Mrs. Buckout and Alfred Randall aro dead. Charles Randall lies in a critical position. Buckout gave himself up immediately, and was lodged in gaol. Tho causo of tho tragedy is unknown. Some persons ascribe it to jealousy on tho part of tho husband ; others believe that he is insane. Now York, January 1.-An expedition of ono hrindred men, commanded by Colonol Ashby,. Mosby's lieutenant during tho rebellion, sailed for Cuba on Monday. They took twenty thousand small arms, and some cannon and ammunition. In a dispute at the Manhattan Club last evening, H. L. Bateman, a well-known theatrical manager, sla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
XjtT S. RESPECTFULLY solicits the W . attention of Gentlemen to Iiis large and carefully selected stock oí now and-fashionable goods, just to hand, comprising Smith's London Made Eureka Shirts, Os. Od. EACH, or 38s. THE HALF-DOZEN. Tho best Value in the Traded SMITH'S PRINTED CAMBRIC SHIRTS, tho most fasionahlo stylos. ? SMITH'S SILK, SILK MIXTURES, and ALL-WOOL SHIRTS. NIGHT SHIRTS READY FOR USE BOYS' and YOUTHS' SHIRTS, all sizes. UNDERSHIRTS and DRAWERS SOTERIOR HOSIERY LADIES' and GENTLEMEN'S First dioico JOSEPHINE KID* GLOVES. Also, Choleo Scarfs, Ties, Collars, Handkerchiefs, Braces, Belts Turbans, Wristbands. THE NEW STRIPED REFORM FRONTS, with wristbands to match. PERFUMERY and TOILET REQUISITES, Pursos, Portemonnaies, Tourist Cases, &c. THE VELOCIPEDE HANDKERCHIEF, ls Od EACH, or 3 for 4s. DEBBY DUST COATS LIGHT SUMMER OVERCOATS SHOWER-PROOF OVERCOATS ' WATERPROOF CLOTHING. .> 12-Wb NAGASAKI UMBRELLA., 21s 10-JUb ditto ditto, 22s Crt Superior ditto ditto, 25s. NO...
Later from America. NARROW ESCAPE FROM A COAL-MINING DISASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
Later from America. NARROW ESCAPE FROM A COAL-MINING DISASTER. Now York, January 1.-A special to tho Worh from Plymouth, Ponnsylvaniaj says thoro was nearlj a repetition of -tho Avondale afluir yostordaj morning. Tho breaker of tho Nottingham mino, ir tho southern ond of tho town, was discovered to be or fire. There wore fifty-iivo mon bolow in tho mino, which was a man-trap, liko Avohdalo, with but one outlet. No notice was given lo tho mon bolow thai the building abovo wns on Aro. Fortunately, how ovor, tho firo was soon discovered, and, with groal exertion, not only prevented from sproading, hut extinguished, the mon bolow remaining all the whilo in ignorance of thoir danger: Thc fire was the result of gross carelessness on tho part of tho company working tho mino. It appears that thoro are two stoves, kopt in a breaker, to givo heat to boys employed to pick out slato from tho coal. Tho . pipes from these stoves lead directly through tho woodwork of tho building, without any prot...
Impoundings [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
Impoundings ASHTON.-Black filly. IB near shoulder and saddlo t¡"» shoulder, 3 years, 14 hands ; brown maro, off hind font 2 over SA over DM(tho M blotched) near shoulder, AGr^ar S aged, 16 hands ; brown mare, PB over FSnoar shoulder 3.5 aged, 15 hands ; bay horso, bald face, Y over'PB near shniiA»' J-B conjoined off shoulder, aged, 15i hands. Bat»u«er, BALRANALD.-Bay maro, hollowback, Uko X over D nmi 4 reversed near shoulder, 183 off back, aged, IS J hands . brow« mare saddle-marked, JC noar shoulder and thigh 0 years in hands ; brown illly foal, unbranded ; chesnut mare star iii« Il blotched near shoulder, 4 years, 15 hands ; bay gelding stir saddle-marked, short tail, near fore foot white, JH over blotch near shoulder, NN over UH conjoined off shoulder w A» thigh, aged, 14 hands. 01T BINALONG.-Strawberry bull, snail horns, near ear marked, PJP near ribs, P.TP sideways off rib ; dark brown maro, star, hog mano, dock tail, TE conjoined near shoulder ? jAt near rump, sore back, 4 ye...
To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
. To the Editor of thc Town and Country Journal. Sir,-Tho value of such a tree as tho Spanish chesuut to Australia is so evident, as hoing both tho bread tree and tho ornament of European count lies possessing a similar elimato, that I trust you will allow mo to. supplement tho interesting article on that tree in your issue of tho 10th instant, in tho hope of encouraging its moro extended culture here, by tho following extracts from unquestionable authorities on tho . subject, especially ns it appears littlo known here now¿ although a few years back very fine specimens existed in tho neighbourhood of Sydney. Loudon thus describes it :-" Tho chesnut is a large tree, spreading its branches finely on every side where it has room ; but planted closely, will shoot up straight to a great height. Tho leaves aro. lanceolate, serrated, and very largo. It is a nativo of Asia. Somo of the oldest trees in thc world aro of this species. Tho fruit is a desirable nut for autumn and winter, and is ...
To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal.. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
To tîte Editor of tJio Town and Country Journal.. [ Sir,-Porhaps somo of your rondors, -woll up in the mnnagomont of orchards, would favour with a romody for tho extirpation of tho small black ant that infosts fruit trees,- to tho groat injury of tho cron. INQUIRER. 22hd FobrtMiiy. [Fruit' trees infosled with tho small black ant aro inanunhoalthy stnto. Tho nuts aro not tho causo hut tho effect of tho diseased condition of tho treos. Tho disoaso of which they aro tho outward, and visiblo sign may arise from various causes-of which cold, clayey, undrained subsoils and unduo ox posuro to cutting southerly winds or soa bi'cozos aro tho most frequent. In this latter caso shorter is required ; in tho former drainago. It will ho found upon examination that tho prcsonco of tho ants is always prccodod hy tho black or rod coons or some othor insect pest, upon which tho ants proy. Un healthy troos," liko unhealthy animals, aro infested hy vermin, and tho trco must bo restored to hoaÄh boforo ...
How they Make the Wine in France. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
How they Make the Wine in 'France. ON my way to Chateau Lafite I noticed that all «, coopers in Pauiliac were hard at work makine n casks and firrbishing up old ones. AB soon aa I w fairly outsido tho town I found myself in the rnidst1 vines, with vineyards extending in every direction far as tho oye could roaoh,^sloping dgwn to tho river on tho ono hand and olimbing tho rising ground of Lnfi* and St.' Estopho on tho other. Ifc was a vast -mp* wilderness, from out of Avhioh here and thoro rose un handsomo chateau, hemmed in by a grove of trees * the white cottages and low red-tiled roofs of «óm* neighbouring village. A narrow trench that a robust grasshopper oould skip is taought onough to separat«, thc vinos from tho road, leaving tho tempting Cluster« of purple grapes freoly exposed to the depredations of passers by. Miles of vineyards appeared to bo thui left, with perhaps hero and there a man to watoh tnem just as tho grapes have become ripe ; still, in most oases not oven this ...
VOX PARVUS. To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
VOX PABVPS. To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. Slr.-Having been in the country about twenty-seven yea«, of course I cannot be expected to know much, yet it »PP.eaTi° mo to be high time tho publio wore informed whosei duty lt a to cause the bridge crossing Major's Creek, now the footoi Back Crook, to bo kept in, at least, moderate repair. Although the bridge was erected on private land, the^Govern ment having assisted in its erection, certainly constitute« " publio property, also tho right of way should Kt jw be kept In a safe condition for travellers by the residents oí ww crook, or somobody, and not bo allowod to romain m tao «ry dangerous condition lt is in at prosont, many plarJis Doraç entirely absent for tho space of threo quarters of a yara, anu others lying Uko a rocking horso, so that anyone treacUng on one side of thoir fiücrum is likely to be shot into tho creek-, to tho great danger of Ufe and limb, not to mention tho great probabiUty of tho ontiro structure c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
PBOLIFIO PIG.-A romarkablo instance of f«oun' orly has como within our knowledge during this week' A sow belonging to Mr. J. Maolea», rwidingup the Hunter River, gave birth the othor day toiwwity-seroa young «nos. In previous Utters the same sow has borne seventeen and twenty-two young ones, all of which were strong looking and healthy. The present baton of grunters is also thriving well.-Newcastle Pilot. A woman living on the property of Sir WatkinW. wynn has presented her husband, a labourer, with five children at a birth. A few days ugo they were au alive. The Queen has sent her £7. Twice she has hod three at a birth, all of whom have lived. A Welsh correspondent tells us the poor woman has 22 children
My Holiday Trip to Victoria and Tasmania. (CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
TASMANIA-TUE SOENE OP- MATTHINl'S GHAT!. My Holiday Trip to Victoria and . Tasmania. (CONTINUED.) I found "tho Bock" very different to tho Hotels of Victoria and Sydney. And I soon saw that hotola in Tasmania were not kept in the same style as they aro in the large cities of Australia. Tho house was beautifully furnished, but it had moro tho semblance of a quiet home than of the extensive hostelries I had been used to, where all was bustle and rattle, and the denizens of one day where roplaoed by an entirely new set on tho next. The parlours I feund wero usually ocoupied by ptrsons who made it their regular daily rendezvous, and who met as by common consent for a gossip, and for enjoying that kind of hospitality, which is often more enjoyable than any other, viz., that which is paid for. Having performed my ablutions in an elegantly appointed bedroom, I was shown into a snug sitting room, in which the landlady made herself very agree able whilst preparing the table for my evening re...
LITERATTURE. Notices of New Books. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
. LITERATTJBE. Notices of New Books. LECTIONEB TAIUUNJE ; on, TALL TALK AT TAIWAN CHEEK. By Edward Wardloy, Superintendent of tho Lunatic Asylum, Parramatta. Sydnoy : Gibbs, Shallard, and Co. AVEIIY roadablo littlo book indeed has boon placed hoforo tho public, under tho heading of Tarban Crook readings. Tho subjects treated of aro various, but aro chiefly of a litorary and pootical cast. Tho author displays a certain facility of vorsificat.on, and an abundance of imagory, whioh aro somewhat rare in tho works of colonial poets ; whilo in his proso essays on tho progress of knowledgo and capital punishment, ho manifests a dialectical proficiency of a vory uniquo description. " Judith : a Paraphrase," is tho titlo of tho first, and most ambitiously troatcd subject in tho little work hoforo us. Tho author takes tho Bible story of Judith, and surrounds it with a variety of poetical images, oxprosscd in fluent, and not whoUy. inaccurate languago. Tho subject, however, it must bo ndmittod...
Later, from New Zealand. THE LATE ENGAGEMENT AT ROTORUA. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
Later, from New Zealand. THE LATE ENGAGEMENT AT ROTORUA . Tho following is a nativo account of tho late engage ment, as reported in the New Zealand papors, received hy the Hero. "Tauranga, February 9, 1870.- Friend,- This is an account of an engagement with tho forces of To Koo ti at Rotorua, which I now givo you for information to Europeans. On .tho 7th February, the Ngatiwhakawe (tho nanto of the principal hapu of tho Arawa tribe), at about threo miles distanco from Ohinemutu, had a skirmish, the enemy numbering from 300 to 400 men, besides many women and children. At 2 p.m. firing commenced. The name of tho placo was Waikoro- ? whitu. Our force consisted of twenty mon of ,the Ngatewhakawo tribe, and ten men of tho Ngaitorangi tribe ; altogethor thirty, chiefly young mon, theeldorly ones being myself, Kihnroa, Okiwi, To Wnrihi, and ourpakeha, Lieutenant Gilbert Mair. As we neared tho enemy, To Kooti told off seventy or eighty mon to fight us. Wo continued to fire for an hour, when...
Insolvency Court. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 March 1870
Insolvency Court." In the estato of the Currawang Copper Mirang Com pany (limited). Liabilities, £20,720' ls, of which £20450 9s 9d is secured. Assets, £11,416 ls Gd. Defi oiency, £9,30919s Gd. In the separate estate of Alfred Cullen, of Now Pitt, street, Sydney, pump manufaoturor. ¿iábiüties L2fi 8s6.Jd. Assets, L5. Deficiency, L20'8s 6Jd. .' , In the separate estato of Alfred Dale, of New Pitt, street, Sydney, pump manufacturer. Liabilities L4 16s. Assets, L9 9s 6d. Surplus, JA 13s (Jd. ' Ann Lewis, of Gloucester-street, Sydnoy, widow. Causo of insolvency : Losses in business as a lodging* houso keeper. Liabilities, £81 lGs 10d. Assets, £15 Deficiency, £66 16s lOd. Mr. F. T. Humphery, offioiai assignee. John Kerr M'Dougal, of Kelso, near Singleton drover. Cause of insolvency : Losses in droving. Lia bilities, L14217s. Assets, L7. Deficiency, ¿13517s. Official assignee, Mr. J. P. Mackenzie. "William Molony, of Tambaroora, coach driver. Cause of insolvency : Losses upon a 'speculati...