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TELEGRAPHIC NEWS BY THE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS I BY THE WAIL. Tho branch steamer Rangatira, Captain Moore, ar rived at Glenelg on Tuesday. The down passago to the Sound ocoupied 97 hours, and the upward passage 120 hours. Tho E.M.S. Geelong arrived at tho Sound at¡2 o.m. on the 106h instant, and worrld leave for Molbourno at hoon. . The Avoca anivod at tho Sound on the 7th, and sailed at 3 p.m. for Gaile. Tho Geolong's passengers for Sydney-Mr. and Mrs. Murray, Mr. and Mrs. M'Lean, Mr. and Mrs. Pinchoy, Colonel Rutherford, Monsieur Asselin, Rev. J. Colom bo, Monsieur Messioux, Messrs. Whitley, M'Intyre, Martin, Rocho, Pennessoy, Manton, and Skeino! For Melbourne :~Mr. and Mrs. Charles Matthews, Mr. and Mrs. Knight, Miss Orylls, Mr. and Mrs. Sturt, Messrs, 0. "\V. Matthews, H. Watsford, Lazarus, Inglis narc. Prior, James M'Farlano, John M'Farlano, A.' Mitchclson, Sherry, Burton, "Whitehouse,'' Wost Kavanagh, J. King, P. Gough, William Dowle, P.' Leckie, Gunnor Tomlinson, Sergeant Murray, privates Rafter and Mille...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
PAIRED.-Mr. M. G. Stephen against, with Mr. Garrott for, tho restoration of Mr. Duncan's salary. ROBERTSON TESTIMONIAL.-A mooting of tho Robert son Testimonial Committee was hold on Tuesday after noon, at Williams's Metropolitan Hotel. Tho Hon. E. 0. Weekes presided. It appeared that four of tho sub scription lists had been handed in; and donations to tho amount of nearly LGOO having boen received, it was determined to publish tho lists in the daily papers. It was announced that tho committee intended to invest the money subscribed in somo security for tho benefit of Mrs. Robertson and Mr. liobortson's family, tho com mittee being convinced that nothing would alford that gentleman moro pleasure than to find tho testi monial was to assumo such a form. Tho amount at present rccoived, it was considered, represented vory inadequately what is expected, inasmuch as only four of tho lists wore in, and only three of the subscription*, amounting to £25, were from tho country j so that tho pr...
WAGGA WAGGA. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
! WAGGA WAGGA. Saturday. -, The river has risen twenty-seven inches (query "feet?"), and the Government free bridge is washed away.' Its destruction caused great excitement. The .party of Volunteers who cut the approach from .Kinkaid-streot wore present, but could not prevent the catastrophe. Horses and vehicles which, were 'continually passing over the free bridge are drawn !up on the banks of the river, collecting change to pay toll over the Company's Bridge. Groat excite ,'ment previls. Shares in the Government investment aro at a discount.
Answers to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
Answers to Correspondents. »j B "-After the first throe races between Harris and 'Hewitt, A. bet B. that Harris would not win another ¿vent. Hewitt won the remaining two on Monday, and the dead heat was not run off. How goes the wager 1 In the strict sense of the question, there is no douht that A. is entitled to receive, notwithstanding that B. made the bet believing he would have three chances, including , , the decision of tho dead heat. "Nomen."-The name of the Ally is "The Roe," not "The Bose," taking her name, of course, from her dam " Corva, which is tho Latin for a Hind. She is tho first young " Stockowner" that has raced in Australia. "Pedigree Hunter."-"Teddington" by New Warrior, from "Io." "Pyrrhus," by Now Warrior from Kedar. "Eli," by Yelverton from the imported Valetta. " Detective," by New Warrior from Edith, The Colonel's dam. "T. Y. 0."-Wo do not know whether Mr. Rutledge's Yat tendon colt, " Carwoola," is in training. Ho was not sold at the last autmnm sale. "Trai...
CHESS. PROBLEM III. BLACK. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
"?CHESS. PROBLEM III. -, BLACK. WHITE. "wTúte to play and mato in three moves. The solution will be given in our next. SOLUTION OP PBOBLESI IN OUR LAST ISSUE, WHITE. I BLACK. 1. Kt. to K 6. 2. Q to KB. 7 (oh) 3. Q to KB. 4 (mate) 2. QtoKKt. 7 (ch) 3, Q to KB. 6 (mate) 3. Kt. to K. 4. or Q takes I 2. K to Q. 3. ' Kt. (mate) | 1. K to KB. 4. 2. K to Kl 4. ll. Q to QB. 8 or R to QB. 6. 2. K to KB. 4. 2. Q to QB. 5 (oh) 3, Q to Q. 5 (mate) 1. Q takes Kt. 2. K. moves.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
MEAT PRESEIIVING COMPANY.-A preliminary meet ing of persons desiroue of establishing a meat preserv ing company in Sydney, met at the Kooma of the Agricultural Society, on "Wednesday afternoon, at 2 p.m. ; Mr. E. Flood in the chair. Among the gentle men present were-Messrs. J. B. Bundle, lt. Hill, AV. F. Buchanan, A. Bruce, O. A. Fraser, Viokery, Fallon, Morehead, P. Oßborne, E. Hill, Elliot, J. B. Watt, Hon. J. Hay, P. G. King, P. N. Trebeck, Hon. T. Holt, W. H. Suttor, H. Beit, Watson, Christian, and A. Morris. It was resolved-That it is advisable to establish a meat preserving company in Sydney, and in order to attain the object tho following gontlemen be appointed a provisional committee, with power to add to their number (five to form a quorum), viz. :-Hon. J. Hay, E. Flood, J. B. Rundió, M'Culloch, J. B. Watt, W. H. Suttor, - Watson, Hon. T. Holt, Hon. S. D. Gordon, G. liing, J. Lackey, Vickery, J. Do V. Lamb, C. A. Fraser, P. G. King, W. F. Buchanan, B. Hill, - Morehead, P. O...
ADELAIDE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
ADELAIDE. Monday. Councillor Tidemann was brought up at the Police court for using offensive expressions to the Mayor at the late Corporation meeting. Tho case was dismissed on the ground that Tidemann had not beon asked to withdraw the offensive expressions. The corn market is firm ; sales of wheat took place at 5s. 3£d. The working men employed at tho Lunatic Asylum again refused to work on the ground that the wages wero insufficient. Tuesday. A disastrous fire occurred at Thomas "Whinnerah's farm at "Willunga, destroying farm buildings and five thousand bushels of wheat. One hundred of the unemployed go by tho Penola, steamer, to drainage works in tho south-east. No business doing. "Wednesday. Vere, the St. Arnaud murderer;, has been captured by the police at Yankalilla. W. T. Richardson, the Customs officer at Went worth, has seized the Prince Alfred steamer for mischarging a large quantity of Bpirits and beer. The corn markot is quiet. No change in price.
BRISBANE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
BRISBANE. &lt;V ^ Saturday. I The rain has ceased, and the flood ÍB subsiding', hut great damage has teen sustained. '.' The driver of the mail was drowned crossing] Oxley Creek, this morning. The greatest flood over known at Maryborough haB occurred. The water is four feet above the highest water mark of 1864. A number of farmers and others had to be rescued in boats. The Mayor has provided tho Bufferers by the inundntion with Bheltor and food. Immense damage is done to the Union Saw-mills. Tho bailiffs in possession have been floated out of the sheds, and a large quantity of sawn timber has floated away. The farms up the Mary River have boen greatly damaged. Three lives only are as yet known to be lost. Monday. Intelligence has been received from the Gilbert, where there are great floods. The reefs and machinery aro covered, and the j water is up to tho tops of tho houses at One-Mile Tho churches, schools, and public buildings aro filled with persons who havo unfortunately...
WELLINGTON. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
^ WELLING-TON". I "Wednesday. I The Quarter Sessions took place on the 14th, 16th, and 16th of March. Francis Lloyd, for stealing grog, , was sentenced to nine months' hard labour in Wel lington gaol, George Edwards, alias Jones, forsteal . inga saddle, ten months' hard labour in Wellington - gaol; Sam Quam, for stealing from a dwelling, six :,; months' hard labour in Wellington gaol ; Taffy, alias ; Thomas Palson, for assault, twelve months' hard : labour in Bathurst gaol; Jane Spence, for obtaining goods under false pretences, one year's hard labour ra Wellington gaol ; Edward Young, for stealing ^jewellery, two years' hard labour in Darlinghurst . gaol; John Gillis, for a common assault, was fined '.,.'£30, or three months in Wellington gaol.
MELBOURNE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
MELBOURNE. I ,r " . ._ . Saturday. ; jars.,,oayer,-of Wangaratta, committed suicide i last night, by taking belladonna, while living at the Australian Hotel. The Government have proclaimed it unlawful to remove Murray pine within ten miles of the Murray River. At the Geelong Agricultural Show the exhibits were good, but tho attendance was small ; the white wheat which took the first prize weighed 69 lbs. to the bushel. An explosion of fire damp occurred at Beechworth by which two minors were killed. Prospectors on the high plains of Gipps Land got a quart pot full of gold in a few days. Monday. One of the saloon passengers of tho You Yangs, from Sydney, named Goyden, died on board during the passage. The criminal calendar for this month contains Mr. Thomas Draper's name, for embezzlement of trust moneys. Mn Hammond, one of the late editors of a leading Adelaide paper, has attempted to commit suicide. Monday. Captain Haines has suffered a rolapse. The jockey Day, who was injured in t...