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PUBLIC DINNER TO E. C. WEEKES, ESQ. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
PUBLIC DINNKR TO R. C. WKHKKS. ESQ. Yesterday a public ba qtiet was given at Mr. FuIfordV.the Ilo-c lull, to JO. C,'. Week- E, Ksq., one of fj-m-mbers for the Northumberland Moron ;h». About. 1.00 geivlenien s»i ilown to dinner. The room was v. ry tastefully orna mented With evergreens and flowers of every hue, an l of every imaginable shade of brilliancy. Mr. Faning'* , baud was iu attendance, and c .ntributed lunch to tli ; ha inony «»f th evening, bv the enlivening strains which thoy oc.-nsioitnlly pour d fo-t!i uu ihe enraptured a t' lisr» ni .g ar of the banqnetters. Tho .^c -no was par tieularly brilliant, festal, ali i ex'iiliarating. The hau l softly ornamented room, the virgin whiten ss o' th ? c!' lis, the sumptuous spread, the exquKit/ond r-jeherche ! cli tractor of ihe viands, tho elegant dress aud gentle mftilv deportment nf the com; any, and the dulcet tono^ of music, combinedly form d a scene, the remembrance of which will long liv»« fresh and green in the souls of i ...
MESSRS. MORT AND CO, SALE, WEEKLY PRODUCE. THURSDAY, APRIL 80. Tare actual. Draft[?] per cwt, ar[?] allowance. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
ME93RS. MOItT AND CO.-. ? . HAl.JSNvTSKLY PRODUCE , Tuurbd *v, April 80- »v mm9 Tare actual, Draft 1 Ih, per cwt. ail**. nlloW.mce,* ^Oier Wool,— Per lb.; , J.IF 1» iriaoglo, 2 bale* piccor iTid: 13, 1 bale broken, nt l£d: CH, 1 hah* I cks »J T8JI, I halo grett^e at I, I Inle fl cco at Wi I ; JO over I). 1 b'do handwashed nt ) id ; PH. I bahr sweef lugB at 0|*l ; US 1 hale clippings («t 12) 1 1 M In d n inond. 2 boles nightly dnmt/oi nt ll'ld; i1, 8 halo* Ki\n«e nt I 4 I ; t rla. g'e, IB bales ll -ece nt 2 |d ; G-t, 17 ba'»fl d »ece nt U-^1; TH, 4 ba'es fleoee ot l.Jd ; 0 over WW, i \ bales hkiti at 1 IJd ; lfiel ?, 3 bales huud* wtinh d nt 22^*, 2 hales at. j Wo, 2 b.b'H mixed at I2?d ; TPS, 1 b. U skin at I2f, i halo vt U.I ; .Ml 40 hfllva 'flt vco at 2ljd; CC over 0 1 bale hi 2.)d, 1 at I62d'i Diio 2 iia'en slig tit dviin'jnd at 10|d It. 1 bule juixud j t -ij I ; JIC. I bdent 1^2'b I bale tit 1 1^1; L, ft ba'os at 1-1^1, 1 halt? at Ivjd: JJF ill triangle, 1 bale at l/tjd, 2 bag* ...
MAITLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL. MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
3MITLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL. SIKKTINQ. This body met on Tuesday lust ftt eleven o'elork. pur suant ti adj uiiumettl. T.bere wire prewetit the Warden, aii'l Mc-f. Portus, Walsh, Callnghan, nnd Brown.. The minute.s of the previous meeting wire teu«i, ami tho ha]atice dec nrcil to b«» JC'IS Os. 80. On the motion of tbe Warden tlie thutiks of thr coun cil were presented to tlie iet:ring members, Mcs^r*. Gorrick and B-rthwiek. Tli«» vote of thanks wns He conded by Mr. Wnl.-h and carriod. and tbe mot.ion uns Ordered lo be published in tho Northern Times and Mait land Mercury MAITLAXD KOAD TRUST. Tho minutes of t!io previous meeting having been read, and declared to be £333 1 7s Od. A long ui d desultory conversation occurred on the subject of members rcsignng. Mr. Partus thought that tho Warden could uot accept the resignation of a member unless that member tendered a £ h) note along with his resignation Tbe War- en thought that though they could 11 it ollicially notice the resignation of m...
PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
PRODUCE ClItCULAR. In the wool market this week the transactions have been limited, owing io a sin rt supply, iho bulk of nrriv. Is being to complete former pur h. aes. The demand, however is good, and preen fully maintaiue ', douh lesi, caused by the low rate of freight aud the exchange on l/)n on. Talzdw has ►old more freely sinco last, rcpor', I»oth privately and at aurt'on, ami all drSi-riptions for town uro nud export may be quoted !*. per c^t. higher than last week. A few lots of beef from tho Innlin/ esrab ti-bmen a huVc arrived aud boon uo;d ; beef tuilow up to £40 per ton SilK p-KINb — ^farket well *u pliol. anl average prires «-b;aiiierl fi.r full fleeced ukins of alio t growth. JlrDEa— ^imo Buperio vamid s have arrived, for which au advance has been [ol t vin.'d, and S .h i* now quoted for b Bt heavy, The detn .nd both xport and town use ia hi eXc«o* of supply. T he quanti y aoid exceedid H)« 0 hidell of all der^riptions. ! Stock, aho Stations.— *1 hero is - till a heavia...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. ' Tnr. Soucitoh-Genf.iivl — The ofBcc of Solicitor -J Gciirr.il ahoul to bo rciidcrvd vacant by the elevation of : | Mr. Dirrull to tho Aitomtry-Oeni-raUhip, has been / offered t - Mr. Wise, and accepted. It will bo rcmem ' l-crcxl that Mr. Wise is related by marriage to Mr. Man i: iiinj*, and tlie nppnintmeiit, (con^i'.b'rin^ h'.B Juniority in I ; tlie profession) does not, we understand, g.ve batisfuc tion to his brethren of the bar. Kf.fusiso Wacies. — TUomi* Mahor was summoned ? to appear before tho bench at West Maitl.ind, tc answer i a c:»ar.je of having refused to pay wagt* duo to Daniel % Dtilnney. There was a witness oxammed tuj to the factH of tho case. Tho complainant Imd been enwag-.d as ' jdoughm in at XI per week, and had setvod two weeks. Judgment for the plaint. H wiihcoaii, and the n ual alter native. t Assault.— On Monday last Mrs. Clifton appeared ' before the bench at Weflt Mjiitlati ', eh irged by Catherine i 13erk'ey with having assnulte i h...
GOLD CIRCULAR. SYDNEY PRICE CURRENT FOR GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
GOLD CIKCULAR. STD5EY rntCXtf COUKENT FOR GOLD. Per ox. Meroo .. . . . . ?? £Z 16 6 Adelong .. .. .. 3 14- 6 Tambaroora .. .. . . 3 14 0 Stoney Creek .. .. .. 3 13 6 Sofala and Turon .. . . 3 13 0 Braidwood .. . , .. 3 12 6 Hanging Rock ... ... 3)2 6 Ilocky River (clean).. .. 3 12 6 Omeo .. .. 8 6 6 English Sovereigns J per cent, premium Arnerici n coins at a premium. Chilian coin at a discount. French gold and silver coin at & discount. N. WILSON, 127, Lower George-street. Sydney, May
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
IT is particularly requested llmt any irregularly in tlto delivery of the Northern Timrn lo notified nt ho Office ivitli ns little dolny a* jins-ilile. in order t liat ?ti'ps nmy bo taken to prevent a recurrence of tlie nnnoynnne. ABSTRACT 01' SALK3 BV AUCTION. TurnaDAT, 5f*r 7 Dodhs A Co., nt Mr. Zuill's farm, Bellc-Vuc, at I'lcven o'clock ? -Tftlunble s'.oek. &e Wb. Jeremiah I.i-.h.iam, rt ilu- Fit7ltoy Iln'ol, Windsor, tt Eleven o'clock— Mount Aubiu linato FninAV, May 8 \JOohdi A Co., fit tlie I ouml Vanln, T.ncltluvnr, at twelve o'clock — 200 bead of choice cntflo
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
' ' CHEAP ADVEl&i3E£[EN T3. Addretstm Wanted iSitimtionn, and Admiut mmfi tinder tren'y ieorde , otily One Shilling. Tinas j'.'n advehtisemksts. JTii'ttiH' wnt/li »ml unilw, Otif fhUSIrifci CVfrjr ?dilltliinul T«n v-crc'i. Mrjwnc*! ore Inrli, Three tiliUllngii «nil On. atid &ftj*ti-cvier fTCiy;*fiilUlntitd Inch ot part ofsnlush. .TKflMS'OP fiOHSCIIIPTIoN. El.lit FMli|np« pit liiutUr when (Mid-la ?dnwtl «'t Nlnr -IiI1Ubb« If not r»i'' within Ki.u«T««« l)»»« ?»« thr com ©iftw%tifflt of each Qu.rtrr. Notico to discontinue Advertisements must 66 given in writing on the day previous to publication. Notico. MR. J. S. PATAIF.R ||- nulliOrI'C'l to Collect Accounts due to ilie NnuTiitnN Tlxco. TI1E 'NORTHERN TIMES' (tcncval ^Ormting ©fficc. Evrnv dcwHption of lf.i ter-i-ress hunting executed with neatnciM nnd dcHpnteh. IJook-work, CntnloRiiM. I'untcrs, Hill!-o-it1«, Cheque Hook*, Circular*, I.atv Fortun, I'atniihletx. Show t artln. and every other de.-icriiitiiin of plain and...
OUR RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
OUR RAILWAY. 'We were enrly in expressing our views on -the absurdity involved in originating the Northern Railway by laying down the line from Newcastle to Maitland, instead of from Morpeth to Single ton;' but since the railway has been acknowledged as tin fait accomf-h1 we have felt U to be our duty to cense complaining of the past, and to urge the desirability of im roving tlie future, by extending the line into the interior. We were pleased to hear the Government acknowledge, as a prbiciple, that the lines now in progress should be simul taneously advanced, and consequently were disap pointed to find that prin.'ipU- abandoned, an.! :i contractfor extension of the southern line accepted, while tend i's were not even called for on the Northern. Line. This savours strongly of ministerial influence : the accession of Messrs. Hay and Donaldson ti the Railway ISoard was no doubt hailed by the ' do nothings' as a triumph for the circumlocution interests, but we hold that such appointme...
The Great Northern Railway. NEWCASTLE STATION—DOWN TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
Tho Groat Northern Railway. NF.WC.-WI'I.K STATION — Down Thaws. .. Mixed I Sunday T)i*t. Trains, j Trains, j .Mills. Liavf — n. mJp.ui In. m. p.m. 0 Ncwj-vtle TToneyfnckle \ 7-ao| 0. 0; 7.J Q Point ? ? ? ? I li! P? Hexliatn ? 8- 0 3'Srt 3- 0, 8 .10 If.) MaiUnnl ? 8-2-1 3 H-M 3 MAlTr.AN'l) STATION— Ur Train. -r*. i *. I Mixt-d ( .Snud.iy 5 brAT.oss. Trnins 'Miles. I Lr\v» — a.m n m.ln m.'p.m. 0 'Mrvitlruifl ? 8M.r» 4 I f»| S-|.r- 4*10 ! fi* Ho?ham ? \9 A 4 80 0- r- +M\ ? IfiJ New-nstle ? * ? '9 30|;»* -llO'.'iO 5* 4 f|e Bflrf|erit C.rmcs, ?' VOTIUNO EXTKSUATK NOR SET DOWN AUGHT 1* JIAI.ICK. WEDNESDAY, MAY G, 1857.
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
COJflLMSRGUL A^O 'BlA.*tKECS. (Abridged from the Sydney puptrt ) Pridav Eretirn??. The amount or co!d coin issued by tic S\dn y branch of tii ? Iluyat^llit.t doring the week ending the 1st of Uav has h. e.n *20,01 0 half* overei^na. 'I he amount of gold du*t import d into tho «arne evia'»U-hment. for the i.u*r»o^e nl io:nace. dnrinc li»»» vriek hat bten 1 374 ouutes. Of this quantity MlO ou ice* were received t om the Kockv Hiver diggingn 1 he amount of gold duty collected wa* nbuu £5J 1 Ja (Jd.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. MR. WEEKES AT MORPETH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
LOCAL INTELLIGrENCE, SIR. WEEKE8 AT MOIIPETII. 1 Mr. Wofltcn met thn clrctrnfl of Morpeth, on Frulav oTftnitig la'fjt, nt the l ouse lately known as tbo Morpeth HotoU fcnd gftvo en explanation of Ids conduct, durivg tho late HcihIod of tbo Leginlntlro AirCinbly. 'Jim aVt^bdftttC*4 ffrni lar^, and the npealcer- wo* Urenod to with mtrked nt' cnil on throughout, onlv intmunt»d bv ''c^allonAl fijpp1rtu»o. On tho motion of Mr. Jdtnen Campbell, ncvOnded by Mr. J. Wisdom., E. C. Cloio. Efq., t*ok tho chn(r. The Chnlrman, In opfirlng th©,procopdIng«, ^ald t?i »t Mr VVrcfkr* hail come to «ive on account of hN steward. I rdilp, and Ito vronl l no doubt do it to their enilro nnfN fact'on. Formerly In tbmo boroughs Htrro were a i/nod' manv vhii wero in opp^ftion t^ Mr; Woi ken, hut ho (the Ohiilrmnn) bv1i(V0d tlwr»- were f w who were no now. Por hhnii'if, ho \»n* ptrfrO'ly natttfiic] a^'to tho manhir in which Mr. Weekes Imd ditrolnir jed his Ic^Uiaior'nl dutb« ond he hid no d itibt the olortom ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
Jfcitland School of Arts. \TH F. SINCLAIR will deliver a LECTURE in the jl Hall of the Institution, on THURSDAY (to morrow) Evening, May 7th at balf-pnst Seven o'clock, Subject — Tjie Prkss, A. ARMSTRONG, 1 751 ? Seer tary Maitland Volunteer Firo Brigade— No. 1. A MEETING of tho Volunteers will take place THIS EVENING, at the Water-Hole, opposite he School-house, at Half-past Suven o'clock, fur I'RAOTICE. ALFRED CURREY, Soerctry. Any person wishing to join the Brigade will please utoud. ? ? ? 1769 Twenty Pounds Reward. THE undersigned pledges himself to pay the nbovo reward, namely. Twenty Pounds sterling, to any oarty or parties who will prosecute to conviction tho m-ereant who STABBED u. valuable HORSE, my proper ty» J. WISDOM. Morpeth, May 4, 1 857- l'b'0 No more Toothache. MR. V. ALEX, Surgeon Dhntist. ARTIFICIAL TEETH fixed without extracting the tooth or (jiving any pain TEETH CLEANEDl DECAYF.D TEETH rendcrod sound by the application of his celebrated M ARRMOUETl'M. All Dental...
To the Editor of the Northern Times. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
To the Editor of the Northern Timet. Sin— I am glad to -ee that the *' Clique ' are getting the u d'cssiutf ?' which thoy licldy deserve. Their con duct In the Weekes' Dinner affair has been most disre putable and uncalled for. It is to ho regretted that ninny of our townsmen, for whom the sincere respect is entertained should have been led astray iu this matter bv two or three 'individuals who for several vears oast have been notorious mischief-makers. Qualified neither by educational nor foma! ntnfcsta foe the position which Ihev assume, the porsous to whom I allude nevertheless i usu'p to themselves the right to wctaU to the inhabi- 1 tants of Maitland in every public matter. Tho Inst elec- I lion for the boroughs unmarked some oftkc malpractices of this pirty, und gave their power a shaking from which it is uot It- oly to speedily recover. It is high time that a stop were put to this system of pesty tyranny hitherto exercised by the n Clique,' and I trust all^ie intelligem and b...
THE AUSTRALIAN VINTAGE OF 1837. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
THE AUS I KALIAN VINTAOE OF 1857. ?Tlie latent ndvio»* from nil tlir» w»ne-proi!nc'rg conn trien of Kiropo describe tho lo*t vintages ns no ' unfavourable in their r. »u'ts. From the Rhine slid Ibo Mobile t from Upper Don o, X^ic, the Hordebd*. ^Chumpjirrnp, Thirpnndy, ami Ih anjohiifl. tho nrCMint* oT lhr» v!ntngo« of Ifi'rt ntc of iho mo-.t hum t'shetorv cbnrnrMOr 5 nnd tho wine and sp'rit trade* in lb- ch'i.'f pro*%»c'ng n ul exporting toon'rei Aro, foineqtienily. rrp'TlO'l to In a very depicted po-i (rn. In tin? trndo cheilitis of London nnd Mvr pool iswned in January we And ilmt ' thn Australian c doilies cou tin no to expand thfir demnttdf j,# but wo art* nt tic* Rime t'mo nlvl-o l tha- ilir» mnrki'ta whence wp draw our sup rluB nre in continuous i x It uncut nf very hi,-h prlcec. Tho pro*«l»fC rf onr f,w» vintage for tht present yrur yntiBt, theroforc, form n subject of particular conflidtru tlou. It is ^rAt'fyinji to b? aM-Mo tlint, from all onr vineyard* tlr-' i»ont f.vonrt...
POETRY. THE WINES. BY CHARLES MACKAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
JOETRY. TIIE WINES. JET CRAHX.E3 MACKA?* fOTDrtt thou. Oil I«d\ rare, YVIth sotf.btti* ryes -nrf flaxen hair, A tin ihowrrt or rrglrt* I liHtrrJftg fair t /nil *h*» twit thntl HOl la that howlof IhlnoF '? I rotoe,'* quoth she* *' Prom the beautiful Itbta#* A*d I® my .bowl It tb*arater wlM. ru't ?? jew - WUhimt stt'*y# . Wilt iimronhtht* fitrnif asjoy, TmU, an£ treasure It | * jirtnfc, but rnwrofslti Shinty boy I* II? who artthmi, Sn ruddy and bright# With iound fiilWyrs Ofpamlonate light, Jnri clustering trrtitt Dstfc at nlj*ht I And what h**t dtsww Trom the terming tun t ?*I rome,' quoth she, ?? from thr blu«? OarOnfti '^bsr* iht tlnf ? aro khstd II I tlw bountiful aua, Apd therefnlti'rvt, Kind, though coy, 1 Flushes the hUM %\Uh purple Joy, Taite, and trraittrt it| Drink, but measure Uj 7hlriiy boy r lit;. And whence srt thou, With bounding tread, With eheeVs like morrdnf, limy red,* Am d ryrrllkeratUors In thy head f Mo d whit rio»t thou ptuf tlkejewall'd ralnf #* I wn»»,' qumh t...
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
SYDNEY INf'feLLIia^CE. [ From the Herat and Empire ) Election* or Ar.n iimk4-T1io ro-nlt of tbo bt ?lection for three aWermctt to In tht Munlc»p»l Council of the eity declared vesterdajr. /the Town Mall. Ilu Worship the M«)Uf tlj«l not tn-ikr the anrjneement officially, hut thcro is no doubt *s t - the result. The »)lce of the el- et'irt ha* fallen un Mr. Golden for Cook and Pltz tf Worrit, out of nine candidate* ; upon nr. Sutherb'n l for PhliBWard. out of six competitor* ami upon Mr. (taper for Deni Ward, from «ix competitors The following was the state ? he poll: — (ook and Kits (to Words : Golden, 19 » votes: Mil 1 7 - t Ki:an.9l: Redman, 55 Bradford, 83; Toogood, f?| ureh, 17 ( Arklns, 3; Lloyd oonc Phillip Ward; Suthcri: . t55 votes: Hroughtgn, 161 nedman, -7 ; fttper, 16; llenf.7» Smith, G. Denisou Word Roper, 1 9H t Uriver 139; Simx ii, 62j tlctman, 32; Smith 13| Menfrcy. A largo number «*otPS were rejected, in conm- qt-*occ of Uie Informal manner 1 rfalch the balloting pape...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
m$T&lQX NEWCASTLE. (From our own Correspondent ) A 'meeting a' tho 'Newcastle- Tolumeer Artillery Corps was hold ft t tho Court on ; Thursday evening, \o i tliku Into coasi.k'ratioa ihe circumstances in which J5er 5*5aut Darby has been jilaceti»'iu-cohe4stjti'eijco of^tbo dverao voto.of tho Lcgiiative Assembly, when a , sub scription list was openfl(l!\nd upwards of £1* paid by *|ie inomborfl present to the Treasurer, B. Iludson Esq,' 'iho ninount, when completed, will bo preM^' to tho Sergeant, with an nd bh expressive of tbo approbation of his c induct dnrinjf bin stay h^',(* ^'c OnNiturday aino.ting extraordinaire ^u1'0 to rouso Court IIou--ot which londcd in a prep* owc.ihi o pconlc the usUully excitablo nature of ' lboo'»joctol ihe to something bovond the usur* chnmcti-TR nn placards meeting (as xot forth in ^ reduce tho prices of meat postod about tho city) ? 'n Maiiland. As pooii ns the and bread to those ^ chair, lie stated that tbo mooting Warden had t.d-* ®n compUa...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
OKIG-IWAL C0RR£8P0WDK^0iii. [ li'tf do not identify our.-r/iv.« with thr opinions expressed by our Correspondents.] TO THK PKOPLB OF M0UPKTIT, AND TITK HI'MDENTS ON THE IIUNTEK, WILLIAMS AND PATEItSON. ' (Per favour of th? Northern Times.) flBNTLnMKN— Sovcrnl years ago there was a warning voice raise.t calling on you to initiate a railway from yur town to Maitland. You did not need It, believing that what was then the mad schenio of a set of specu intnr* could never be adopted by tho Government in desp ration only because it was asked in folly. You h i vc neen neceivcu j tnni scheme wiiicn shuts you out from the lino of commerco is nearly compleied, while the Gonrninont ca^ts vote upon vote into tho undertaking, simply hccau«e it Is impossible to let it slip upon us. I wonder it docs not strike your enterprising, far seeing men that unless you connect your town with the rail, the tra-*o nnd prosperity ot it if) departed. If you have courage to design tbo work, thcro are (host nt han...
MR.FRANK FORER'S ORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 May 1857
MB. FllANK FoAbRVS OUATJON. Mr. Fowlqr delivor.nl ye£ day evening, at the School of Aits, an oration, entitled Literary Portraiture,' be ing, as stated in tjie advt -e:ih nts 'an attempt to imitate (with criticisms) tb anou* standard autnursof the century.' Before tho oration comm cd tho hall was filled with a highly respectable audieniincluding their Honors the throe Jn 'gea' the Solid or^ieral. Archbishop Folding, and Hovcrul members of botllousef of Legislature. N. D« Steubousr, l'Bq.. poded, and introduced Mr. Fowler In a few conipliniony remarks. Mr. Fowler was very warti received on coming for ward and. obtained hearty a|au-e throughout the lec ture, llo cO'i.meuced by stiA^ that the success thut so frequently attended comic paIi«softhe m«tre popular ttutii Ti had suggested to hlli^iigbt also follow a series of imiiatiou* which were j^oliricatures. lie believed the poctns he would read wa imitations, and ho did not claim for thini any higbehei it. Tbe attempt was aii ambitious...