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PEDESTRIAN MATCH FOR £1000. BETWEEN HARRIS AND HEWITT. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
PEDESTRIAN MATCH FOR £1000. BETWEEN HARRIS AND HEWITT. . . .. Tko match, or rathor the series of matones, wwi*" took place on tho Holbourne Crickot Ground betwoen the_ above-named celebrities, created considerable excitement in all circles. It is seldom so much interest is exhibited over matohes of this land ; but it is a raro occurronco to see two such mea pitted against each other as thoso now about tb compete for the championship. Prom tho time the match!wai first made Harris has beon tho decided, favourite with tho Victorian public, and - justly ? BO ¡ for his career as a pedestrian ontitled &lt;huu to a continuance of that confidence which had been reposed in him in lu's provious matches, and being a nativo of tho soil, it was natural that he should .claim all the sympathies and good.wishoB of bis fellow-countrymen. For tho post two years ho was i«îDUl'ulJ > -.-w- , -, í turf has done tho distance m 14$ seconds. It may DO said what about condition ? Tho two men have ...
SHIPPING. ARRIVAL.March ll. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
; SHIPPING._ J ARRIVAL.-Murali ll. " ' Emma Jane, schooner, 118 tons, Milne, from Warnam -, bool 25th instant. Captain, agent. - Maren 12. *; Wonga "Wonga, steamer, G82 tons, Brown, from . Melbourne 9th March. Passengers-Mrs. M'Adam, . Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Banford and infant, Mrs. Williams, . Mrs. Ferris, Mr. and Miss Budd, Miss Blackmore, 1 Bliss Camp, tho Hon. Colonel C. E. Edgecombe; . Lieutenant Enson, R.N., liov. W. Watson, Messre. F. ' E. Gibson, Nichol, J. Pearse, W. Smith, F. Brown, J. ' CH. Quintin, J. Fraser, Blackmore, J: AV. Merfield, . T, Eather, W. Hinds, Liddle, Murray, Elliott, Gray, Levi, Anderson, Kirk, Ellison, Lavanagh, W. Dawson, Reovos, Deere, Bond, and CO in the steerage. A.S.N. Co., agents. Circo, schooner, 76 tons, from Eookhampton 5th instant. Captain, agent. Colonist, schooner, 105 tons, Geaoh, from New Cale donia. 0. Shweig and Co., agents. ; Young Australian, schooner, 131 tons, from Cleve land Bay. Ballina, steamer, 200 tons, Moides, from Clarence ' River ...
THE AUSTEALIAN SYDNEY, SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 1870. A Gigantic Project. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
THE AUSTEALIAN SYDNEY, SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 1870. A Gigantic Project. WE have reason to believe that Mr. Gran*;, whether knowingly or accidentally, has merely stolen a march upon, or at least antici pated, by his notice of motion in thc Victorian Assembly, a project which has been long in con templation here, for the construction ol a great trunk line of railway through tho Australian continent, from b'outh. to North. We must await the arrival of later Melbourne papers to learn tho details, and the arguments in sup port, of Mr. Grant's project j but we take the opportunity of saying at once, that tho merit of thc originality in thc conception by no means belongs to him or to the colony of Victoria, groat enterprise of this kind has been under careful consideration in this colony for many mouths past, and some thing like a programnio, or prospectus, is ready for public inspection. The idea is, we believe, to cngago tho attention of capitalists in Great Britain and all over Europe, as ...
NEWCASTLE. Thursday, 5 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
NEWCASTLE. Thursday, 5 p.m. I j About fifty feet of the Christ Church Burial ground wall fell in last night. This -wall had just J been erected at a cost of £1500. The whole of the wall is very much damaged. I Ono of Dalton's large lighters, "with soventy coal waggons, broko adrift, and went outside Nobby's, Inst night. The plant on board is considered to be worth JB1600. It is reported that the lighter is a wreck on the North Shore beach.
Superannuation Act. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
Superannuation Act. Tho meeting of tho Civil Servieo -which was hoi ahout a fortnight ago, in roferonco to tho Supoi annuation Act nowhoforo Parliament,-was on Frida weok resumed at tho Civil Sorvice Cluh. Abor a hundred gentlomon interested woro present, an Hr. W. A. Duncan was oalled to tho chair. Il ntatod that sinco tho gonoral meeting tho committc had mot on sovoral occasions and had considered th caso from ovory point of view. They had discussc every proposition hearing upon tho present aspoct &lt; affairs with groat minutonoss, and as ho (Mi Duncan) thought with great ability. They hn finally determined upon adopting a polilion fe Írcsontation to tho Legislature, and ha ad a draft prepared which would bo sub jnittod to tho meoting for npprova A doputation had waited upon Sir William Mar iring, with a viow of obtaining tho Superannuate Bill prepared by him, and which ho (Mr*. Duncar believed would provo of much bonofit to tho sorvict Sir William, having obtainod tho sa...
Theatrical. " Justice always whirls [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
Theatrical. " Justice always whirls I In equal measure."-LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST. Editorial requirements give mo but a brief space for noticing (andFnot criticising, as my desire would lead me,) the real dramatic performances of tho week, tho repre sentations of Mr. and Mrs. Bandmann at tho Adelphi Theatre "We have had " Hamlet," " Tho Stranger," "Tho Merchant of Venice," "Othello," "Much ado about Nothing," and " Richard III." Tho house has been remarkably well filled every evening, culminating on Friday, for Mrs. Bandmann's benefit, in a very great crowd-many not being ablo to obtain seats. Tho talents and genius of this lady are now thoroughly acknowledged and appre ciated by tho community, tho most educated of whom haye witnessed her great conceptions and genial renditions of character; and there is but ono opinion through tho town, that acting moro elegant, refined, chaste, and expressive has never been seen in Australia. The most demonstrative applause, ac companied by calls and ...
SUSSEX-STREET MARKET RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
SUSSEX-STREET MARKET RATES. (E. LOWTHEB.) . Maize3sto3s 3dperbushel, wheat3s6dto5s(colomaij, Cape harley 2s 3d to 2s 6d, English ditto 2s 9d to 3s, bran lOd to ls, hay (luoerne) L2 to L3 per ton, ditto (oaten) L2 10s to L3 10s (Hunter Uiver), straw L2 to L2 10s, fowls 2s 6d to 3s per pair, duoka j» \ 6d to 3s 6d, geese 4s Cd to Ss 6d, turkeys 6a to 12s, eggs ls 3d to ls 4d por dozen, bacon ?d to la per lb, onions 2s 6d to 3s 6d per cwt, potatoes ¿a to 3s, store pigs 3d to 3£d per lb, calves 8s to 20s caca, hides 3Jd per lb.
Sydney Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
Sydney Markets. Butcher's Meat-Beef, per lb., l¿d to ljd,; mut ton l.Jd, pork 5d, veal 3d, lomb, per quar- , ter 2s to 2s 6d. Poultry -Fowls, per couple 3s to 3s Gd, ducks 3s to 4s, wild ducks 3s to 3s 6-1, &lt; teal ls Gd, geese 5s to Gs, turkeys 8s to 16s pigeoni ls 6d, rabbits per pair 2s Gd to 3s ; roasting pigs, each, 5s to 6s. Dairy produce-Butter, per lb., 6d, cheese 5d, bacon ls, lard 5d ; eggs, per dozen;, ls 64 "Vegetables-Potatoes, per cwt, 3s to 4s, onions 4B to 7s, cabbages, ner dozen ls Gd to 6a, lettuces 6d to ls, pumpkins, 2s to 6s, marrows 3s, cucumbers ls 6à to 2s ; turnips per dozen bunches, 2s to 2s Gd, carrots 2s to 2s Gd, parsnips ls to 2s, beetroot 3s, leeks 3s, rhubarb 2s, celery 4s to 8s, green peas, per bushel, 7s to 10s, French beans 3s to 4s. Fruit-Oranges, per case, 4s to 6s, lemons 7s to 9s, apples 4s to 8s, pears 2s Gd to 7s, peaches 2s 6d to 9s, quinces. 2s 6d to 4s 6d, pine apples, per dozen 2s 6d to 8s, water-melons 2s to 6s, rock 2s to Gs, ...
COMMERCIAL REPORT. Import Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
COMMERCIAL REPORT. Import Markets. Tho brandi mail steamer arrived at Glenelg on Tues day morning, and wo wore "placed in possession of tele graphic news via Adelaide, from London, to tho 28th January, and by wire to the 16th February. Tho commercial news was of a satisfactory cbaraotor, and advices, may be expected hore by Saturday morn ing. Tho exports to Sydnoy were on a decreaso of L64.590, and to Queensland of L10.443, while to other ( colonies à proportionate reduction had taken place. "Wool sales had been postponed in consequence of no arrivals having come forward; and Australian securities wore in good demand. The oxtrome inclemency of tho weather has rendered business extremely dull since our last summary, be sides which there has been a desire on tho part of tho trade and importers to await tho receipts of advices duo hore by tho R.M.S. Geelong. Sales of bakers' lots of Hour havo been made at last week's full quotations, and tho market closes with firmness. In ALE and POUT...
ROYAL MAIL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
ROYAL MAIL NOTICE. Tho mails by the steamship MALTA -will be closed at the General Post Office on FRIDAY, the twenty fifth day of Maroh, 1870, os follows : For registered letters, at 3.30 p.m. For newspapers, books, and packets, at 6 p.m. For unregistered letters, at 9 p.m. Letters (as well as newspapers, books, and packets) posted in tho Sydney Iron Receivers must bo so posted boforo 6 p.m. | A Mail will bo made up for the United Kingdom, to inolude all correspondence specially marked via Brindisi, at the following rates of postage, viz.: Lottors, ls. ld. per J oz. ; ditto, 2s. 2d. per oz. News papers not oxceeding 4 oz., 4d. Lato letters for the United Kingdom, if the postage and late foo be fully prepaid by stamps, will bo received on SATURDAY, 26th March, 1870, as follows :-At tho General Post-office, whether by Brindisi, Mar seilles, or Southampton, up to 8 a. m. ; late fee, Gd. Or, via Marseilles only, at Moore's Wharf, up to 8,30 a.m. ; late fee, ls. Late newspapers for the U...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
g'SCAB IN VICTOMA.- Tho Government returns aro I)ublifihed. 101,219 sheep aro known to be scabby, or to have been scabby, within four months ; 03,0U0 sup posed to bo scabby ; 530,110 dipped within tho last four months as a precaution-making a total of 721,329 more or less scabby, operated on ns stated. NARROW ESCAPE.-As tho 8 o'clock down train from Parramatta on Monday was i>rocccding at its usual speed, when bctweon Hasloni Crook and Homebush, it ran over a flock of sheep that had strayed upon the ?üne. Upwards of sixty head of these animals wero killed, and thc passengers describe the motion of tho railway carriages to be Uko what they would sustain wore they running over heavy boulders. It is a remark able thing that tho trains wore not thrown off tho line. If that had taken place great destruction of life must havo ensued.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 March 1870
Agricultural Exhibitions, &c. Yass Southern Agricultural ditto, 24th March Intercolonial Exhibition, Ag. Soy. of N.S.AV., 10th Attgust "West Maitland Ploughing Matches, &o , 21st April. Hunter River Ag. and Hortl. Show, 11th and 12th May. tpSilr0' Thc nevi issue of this Journal xviii contain a faithful mid spiritnf LIKENESS of the Hon. JOHN ROBERTSON, with an interesting J) IO ORAVJIICAL NOTICE, embracing some remarkable circumstances of his carin life never before published. BACK NUMBERS of the Town and Country Journal.-Any agents or other persons having copies of this journal, of any of Nos. 1, 3, ti, and C, will recoivo tho full price paid for thom, on forwarding them to tho Publishing Ollico, No. 190 Pitt-strcot, Sydney. Communications from Secretaries of Race ITcet imjs, Cricketing. Yachting, and any other Associations arc rcsjwctf ulli/ invited.