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The Great Northern Railway. NEWCASTLE STATION—DOWN TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
Tho Groat Northern Railway, NEWCASTLE STATION— -Down Tiiains. ^ Mixed [ Sunday Dint. Stations. Trains, j Trains, Mitts. Lv.wr. — a. m. p.m a. m. p.m. 0 Ne 'l'»int ~ no'orMlck'c} 7-811 8- 0 7-80 3- 0 !1J Hcvlm'in' 8- 0 a-.W 8- 0 3-:!0 ir.j M-iitlmil ? ? B-2-1 8-21 '.HH MAlTr.AND STATION— XJp Tiuins. ITT' I Mixnl Ruwlav Dirt. Stations. Tm!n!) T,,lin; Jlilos. TjKavk — n.iii p in. a in. |i.m. 0 MivtWl ? 8MC- 4-10 S-4r,j4-lO ii? iil'xIuiiii ? n r. mo o- .'ii.i-.-m IfiJ -Newrnmlp ? 0-3'.) 5' 4li)'3'J -V -1 ?p— — — — ?— —— — — — — C|t (Limes, HOTIMNO KXTKNUATK HO It SKT1KIIYN A1K11IT IM JIAtlOK.
REPRESENTION OF SOUTH CUMBERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
REPRESENT ION OF SOUTH CUMBERLAND. A public meeting of electors resident at Newtown was held on Wednesday evening, nt Mr. Nobbs's lavern. About sixty persons attended, the chair being occupied by Mr Morris. After an address from Mr. Hrenan, by whom the meeting was convened, a resolution In favour of that gentleman was proposed by Mr,. Henry Thomas, and seconded by Mr. Chappie, Au amendment In favour of Mr. Myrtles was then moved by Mr. Lewis, and seconded by Mr, M'Ouffin. On the amendment being put to the meeting, a large majority or hands, at least three to one, were held up In support of It. but the Chairman stated he could not decide which side had the majority, and soon after the meeting broke up In confusion, with three cheers for Mr. Ilyrnes. After Mr Hrenan had left, the persons present formed themselves Into a meeting In behalf of Mr Uyrnes, Mr. James Conlcy occupy ing the chair. A resolution was carried, with about half a dotcn dissentients, appointing a Committee for Mr. U...
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. Tun SritUKT OitwxuM -IVirim? wet. w-nthor it h the pnetlre to takr off the gratings from notne of the street drains. An accident of a «rr|ous nature occurred on Tueiday night iu eon* setpirner, ns n lady was leaving thu theatre (the street at the choc being full of carriages) It was necessary to pass between them lit ordrr to get ntt the pathway, In doing which she fell into one of these drains— the grating being removed. Something should he done to guird ng ilnst these accidents, or the gratings should not be removed in crowdcd thoroughfares. Svnvrv Yacht (h.ttu. — We understand that the An nual Hull of this Club Is fixed to take pltcc on Thursday, the 18th Instant, nt Clarke's Uootns. Active prepuntions are being made for theniuiual re union which last year proved one of ihc most attractive balls of the reason. Thu steward* nrr 'exerting them selves to render the forthcoming hull, If possible, mere brilliant than the last. Members and their families nre to hav...
MAITLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
MAITLANI) MARKETS. The wet weather bos ennsed trade to be lesj brisk than it would otherwise have been during the past week. As a number of acres of lucerne and pasturage are now under water, speculation in lny has been very rife lately, and we have heard of large quantities, both in stack ami trussed, which have changed hand* at prices ranging fi oni £7 to £10 pur ton. Large quantities of wheat from Adelaide have also reached Morpeth consigned to aiauiuiiu IMIU1. J inuw lit .mwiim IMIJ'I tf. Vi.uiii AttLus aso 11 ay. — Turnips, |ht dozen bunches; carrots, is to l»* per dozen bunehts; onions scarce and iu demand, young ditto and shalots plentiful, the latter *2s per do/en bunclHB ; potatoes IHs per cwt , with a prospect of an incrca.se; hay, JJ 7 to £10 per ton ; pumpkins. Is per do/**U 1'ovt.TUY. — Fowls *2s, ducks 3s, tmVevs 7s, gceso 8s to Oh per pair. Thero is not much demand, and the prices aie low. BtMtnr.tis' M*:at. — Be-»f, per 100 lbs. wholosvle ; mu'ton, *J »s per lnO lbs....
MAITLAND STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
MAITLAND STOCK. MARKET. Since our last report the market here has been fully supplied with fat cattle; the amount of business done has been limited, every department of trade being in fluence! by the unusual state of tho weather. Fat sheep are extremely, scarce; the market was baldly ever so bare as at tho present time, manv butchers not having a riiecp to kill. Fino weather wottld doubtless infuse more life into business matters, a consummation never more devoutly to he wished than now. Result of sales : 00 head fat cattle, 61s to 07s Gd ; GO fat bullocks, 84s to 8S* ; 100 bend fat cattle, 98s: 37 cows, 40*; IU head mixwl cattle, »10s; fi milking cows, £4 each ; 3 unbroken horses, £10 17s tid, £12 15s, £11 7s (-d, respectively ; 18 other unbroken ditto, £0 to £8 ; (i ditto, £U Grj to £1 ; a few broken iu saddle ditto, £-j to £U. DODDS & CO. Stb June, 1837.
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE. (From thr. Ifcrull's Corrffipontlcnt.) Monday, Junk 1.— Tho hill for tho imposition of a duty of 10'. p»»r lb. on opimn Iris p-nsrd thu ilotno of Assembly, 1 r. [* sborf. iu its provisions, but not very ontiolusivo in its intorprot.utiou clauses ; and qtluHtiotiH w II soon arise ns to what is nnd wh it is not opium within the moaning of tho Aor. All u goods, wares, and tm-rnhandi-o s-ituratud with opium, or with any preparation or solution thoruof, or steeped therein, re spootivoly,1' are declared to bo opium and liable t' naso of spirits. If the Mb. ball, which M tho until form in which this duty is impo-oul, be reduced iu weight to 1 lb. by refinement, without loss of Hlrongtb, tho duty by tho weight will bo taken, and not by tho strong! h. Morphine mid all other prepurationsof opium will apparently bo admitted free under this interprets, tiou clause, whihi goods saturate merely will bo liable. Of conrxo tho ( hi^tom-houso authorities will mako re...
PRICES OF FLOUR AND BRAN, AT THE MILLS. Per 100 lbs. cash; if booked ls, additional. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
PRICKS OF FLOUR AND BRAN, AT THE MILLS. Per 100 lbs. cash; if booked Is, additional. 1'irsts. bcconu*. man. s. tl. s. d. *. d Nicholson's ? 19 ^ ?? 17 0 ..10 0 ? ? 10 0 .. 17 0 .. y 0 ? ? ™ 0 . . 17 0 . - 0 0 Solomon, Viudin, & Co.'s .. 20 0 .. 18 0 ., 8 Q Turner's ? ^ 0.. 17 0.. 9 0 Raymond Terrace ? 10 0 .. 17 0 ». U 0 Black Creek ? 1!- 0 - 17 0 0 0 Kingston's, Singleton ? 19 0 .. 17 0 .. 0 0 Mitchell's, Duumorc ...... 10 0 .. 17 0 .» 0 0 ICcrmode's. Dungog ? 10 0 .. 17 0 .. 0 0 Darks, Clarence Town .... 10 0 .. 17 0 . , 'J 0 Allen's, Duugog ? 19 0 .. 17 0 ., 0 0 ? ? 0 -? 17 0 ., U 0 ; ? ? ? ? 1 — ' ? * ? T-f
DINNER TO MESSRS. J. AND A. B. PORTUS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
DINNER TO MESSRS. J. AND A. 15. TORTUS. The friends of Mr. John Partus and his sou, Mr. A. H. Portus, invited those gentlciinn to a dinner on Thursday evening last, for the purpose of welcoming their return to Australia. The dinner was of a strictly social character, nn*l passid oft* admirably. About twenty gentlemen assembled. Tho viands aud wines were of first-rate nnalitv. and the wholo arrangements would have done no discredit to a more pretentious occasion. The chair was occupied by Mr. J nines Campbell, sup ported on his right by tho guests of tho evening, and ou his left by Mr. John KingrtniU. Mr. K. C. Close, Jnn., occupied the yice-ohair, supported on tho right by Mr. O. E. Middleton, and on tho left by Mr. J. Wisdom. Tho cloth having been removed, the Chairman pro posed the health of ' Her Majesty the Queen,' which was dtuuk with all the honours. The Chairman then proposed ' Prince Albert and the Royal Family.' No one could say that Prince Albert bad not done his duty. Acc...
ENGLISH TROOPS LANDED IN CIRCASSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
ENGLISH TItOOPS LANDED IN CIRCASSIA. Despatches from Constantinople announce that the ship Kan* garoo ha-l lauded troops and arm. In Circassia. M. de Uoutoniclf had demanded the appointment of n commission to inquire into the nature and origin of this expedition. 1 here had been serious disturbances among the population of Tibrls, in consequencc of the sea i city of provisions. Die Circassians had repulsed 1000 Itus. sians ou the frontier of Abasia.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
AGENTS TOR THE NOHTURliS TIMES Arviidiilc—Nr Bernard Naughton Mack Creek — Mr. Adam Mather, Flour Mills. Ihtrwin Iliver — Brisbane and Ipswich — Mr. William B^yd Brisbane Water— Mr. Irvine Coulter Bingera — Ctusilis — Mr. W. Millor Clarence Town — Mr. Lyall Coolah — ' Cockfight er's Creek— Mr. J. B. Squirt Coonabarabran— Cattandoon— y Darling I)ovm»— Dunyog—Wr. Thomas A. Barnsgo Dunmore. — Mr. G. Roberts Grafton — Mr. John Williams Gayndah Goonoo Goonoo — Goulbnrn. — Mr. Thomas Williams Gretford— Mr. John Bush Gttlligal — Mr. W. Macguiro Hinton— Mr. Henry Atkins 1* Hanging Roek— Messrs. Davis and Bradford Ipswich and Brisbane — Jerry's Plains— Mr. Oliver Sinnders Kiord, Mornya River — Mr. William Brice. Lochinvar — Mr. Josoph Smith, Storekeeper. Afacdonald River (near Windsor )— Mr. M. O, Thompson Manning River— hiv. Johu Newby Macintyrs River — Manila and Gtcydir Rivers — Me rr iiea — Mr. David Monro Meroo and Long Creek — Mr. Stephen Tucker Milfietd — Messrs. Crother* and Irwin Mo...
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. MR. D. C. CARTER'S PRODUCE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. MR. D. C. CAIITUU'S PRODUCE SALK. The rains during the past week have been both fre cpient ami heavy, rendering tho main and side roads totally imnasKablo thr loaded teams. This has caused an accumulation of orders for grain (in maize, with me alone, amounting to 11,000 bushels), which cannot be supplied till the roads btcome dry. Prices have accord ingly ris* n. .-md will continue to do so until settled fair wcathtr sets ir.. Cape barley 8s ntw dry ina'ze lis (-d, seed wheal, fine soits 8s to 10s, sorghum saechanium per quart. Tho sorghum averages on fair land *10 bushels of seed to the acre. O. C. CARTER, West Maitland.
MAITLAND PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
MAITLAND PRICE CURRENT. Aloi, EnglUh, per hogthead ? fl 0 0 to 10 0 0 Dynii't, per dozen ? ? 0 II 0 0 H 6 AUmp't* ditto i ? ? 0 II 0 0 .13 6 At the Maitland Drcwerlcf, per hint. ? ? ? 3 11 0 5 10 6 Ditto per gallon 0 I i 0 1 fl Sydney, per gallon » . 0 19 Arrowroot, per lb ? ? 0 0 0 0 0 H Ditto, Weit India, ditto ? 0 10 0 14 Dscon, per lb. . .. 0 0 7 0 0 10 llugi, 3 btuhcl, per doien ? ? 100 110: Dark* per ton ? . fl 0 0 Drcnd, per loaf of 5 lbi ?' . 004 OOfc Uricki, per thousand . *- , ? 3 0 0 3 5 0 DutcJter*' Meat : Hecf, p#r lb, , 0 0 9 0 0 4 Mutton, ditto ? t . 003 0 0 fl 1 Cork, ditto ? . ? 0 O C 0 0 7 Veal, ditto . . . 0 0 3 0 0 C Outtcr. froift per lb. . » 0 16 0 J 0 Ditto, salt, ditto . . 0 10 0 14 Bottled Fruits, per bottle . . 0 19 0 f 0 Candles, mould, per ll» . ? 0 0 8 Who!o«ale, per lb # ? 0 0 7 Cheese, per lb. ? ? ? ? 0 0 1.009 Coffee, ditto ? ? ? 0 13 0 10 Coal, per ton, delivered . ? 0 IS O 0140 Currants, Zaute, per lb ? ? 0 10 0 14 Capers, per bottle « ? ? 0 10 010 ...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 6 June 1857
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Maitland School op Arts*— On 'Ihurfiday hint a lecture wah delivered, In tho hall of tlio institute, on tho Poetry of Sciunco, Mr. «T. V\ limns occupied the chair. Tlio lecturer, at tho ennmiunccnictrt of his discourse, stated thnt poetry had been defined as the imaginative , Hide of nature. Thin definition he regarded as imperlVet, 1 not on account of it« brinjf incorrect, hut oil neeotiut of Ira not holng Rufliciontly comprehensive. I'oolry was UKKcntiully of u descriptive cluraeu-r. Dramatic ptvtry 1h a description of character miti of IneidtiniN and event* neoe«-8ary to doveioiKj character ; lyrical poetry in a de «,.rlntlrm i.f nnu-5/ L ? 1 ,.f tdieplicrd lifo; nnd tho Rami: thing in prcdioahh* of all otbor kinds of poetry. There are two other depart mom* of poetry — nntuoly, the obscure and the Huhiimo, and the*©, though Hntn-timo» connected, are often sepa rated by a broad and well-defined Hue of demarcation. Joh'ri description of tho war-charter, ami tho ...
MESSRS. MORT AND CO.'S WEEKLY PRODUCE SALE. THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 June 1857
MESSRS. MORT AND C0?S 'WEEKLY PRODUCE SALE. TlIURflOAT, JtJ.HE 4, 1867. Tare actual. Draft 1 lb per cwt. and no other allowance. Wool — Mixed, JMY, 1 bale at 5d ; Now Zealand, O&G.over !., 1 at Is 6d ; G&G over u, I at Is G|d ; fleece, WBT, 10 nt 2s; fleece. OxG, 8 at Is II Jd ; fleece, KW. 8 at is 10d ; fleece, WM, 8 at 2* lid; fleece, W&UD, 8 at 2s ltd; D. 2 at Is 10}d: 1 at Is OJd. SiiKKpsKias. — I^ot at 113d, lot at 82d, lotat.lQid 1 buudlc at 7^d. Tallow — IG casks nt 46s Gd, 3 at44»3d, 10 at 48s Qd. 3 at 5Gs Gd, I CAsk At 45s. Hides— 50 at 30s Gd, 5» at 26s Gd, 61 at 30s Gd, 28 at31f, 10 at 23s 6d, 9 at 23a 9d, 23 at 27s 6'd, 20 at 17s 2d. Calfskin* : 5 at 3s 9d.
PRODUCE CIRCULARS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 June 1857
PRODUCE CIRCULARS. Wool.. — Only a few bales havo arrived during th^ ?past week, and the lots submitted at auction bein^r of .superior quality, have brought satisfactory prices Two Jots of Ueeco wool bringing 26$d and 2&jd per lb ; other parcelsfrom !b 10\1 to 'Js. Tallow in small supply, and tho.trade have made the principal purchares ; only two 'parcels have boon taken ior shipment. Prices nominally the same ns last week. iSiiKKi'SKWi. — The demand greatly in excess of M-pply, nnd pricos in favour of the- seller. Hides.— There have been some transactions privately ? during the week, and priccs are not t-o firm ; umlttl&it. ?the highest rale obtainable for firht class hides. A pri vate tatter received by .way of Melbourne, and written just previous 10 the departure of the Norfolk, mentions the English market as not so firm. Stock and Stations. — For pastoral properties of iknown good character there is' Home inquiry ; but bocotkI class btntions are still dull of sal...
GOLD CIRCULAR. SYDNEY PRICES CURRENT FOR GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 June 1857
.GOLD CIRCULAR. ? SYDNEY PIltCES CUItRBNT J?0tl OObD. .Per as. Meroo ? £3 16 C Adelong .. .. 3 14 0 ?Tamharoorn .. .. .. 8 14 6 ?Stoney Creek . . .. .. 3 13 G Sofala and Turon .. .. 3 13 0 Brnidwood .. .. .. 3 1^ G Hanging Rock ... 8 d2 G Hocky Kiver (clean) ?- 3 12 G Omeo . . ? . 3 5 G ?English Sovereigns I per cent, premium American coins at a premium. ?Chilian coin at a discount. French gold wid silver coin at a discount. N. WILSON, 227, Lower George-Street. .-Svduoy, Juue 5, 'J.8A7*
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 June 1857
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. I The amount of gold coin ii6ued by the Sydney Branch of tbo lioyal Mint, during the week ended (to-duy), June '6rh. has boon 20,000 half-sovereignt*. The amount, of gold du*t imported iuto the samo ea tablinhment during tho week for the purpose of coinage has beeu -1533 ounct e. Tho amount of gold duty collect ed would therefore be £172 9n. 3d. There have been no receipts of gold dust thi* werk from the Itocky River digging', although the Northern Kicort id now more than a week overdue. The Western K^corfc arrived tbi* morning from the Heveral gold-field*, and delivered at tho Sydney 'Branch of tho Royal Mint the following quantities of &old du4t : —rFfom.Bitbnrst, G75 o*vl dwt. G grs.; Stouoy Creek, ?252 ok*. 7 dwt-*, 10 gr*. ; Orange, 100 02 \ I-- dwt*.; Sofala, 308 oz-. 16 gn*. ; Tauibarojua, 259 oz;». 10 dwtH. ; Louisa Creek, 362 oZ4, 15 dwts. 3 gn. Total, 2051 i z-. JO dwt:1. 11 grt-.
SCONE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 June 1857
SCONE. The \Veatiirr.- Winter has fairly set in now ; tbo past week has been a very severe ono indeed. It com menced to rain on Wednesday, the 13th instant, und up to this time has continued witli verv little intermission. Tliero has been no mail up the country since Thursday, tho 14th May; and none up to this hour (12 o'clock, Sat. 23rd). Tlie oldest inhabitant in this district has nevor :-cen so much rain as there. has hetn for the last three months. The farmers arc at a aland-still, for to think of ploughing is out of the question^ (he ground being in a complete swamp. Since writing the above, last Satur day's mail has arrived in a cart, drawn by three horses at agnail's nacc. — Scone. 2-)rd Mav.
MR. MURRAY ON THE LAND QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 June 1857
MR. MURRAY ON THE LANO/QUti-STION. At a banquet given at OoultmriY on the 25th ultimo, by the electors of tl)2 Southern Boroughs, to their representative, Mr. Murray, that gentle man entered at some length, and with his usual abi'ity and directness, into the ail-important sub ject of reform in our land system. The opinions of Mr. Murray on any subject are entitled to considerable weight, but more especially on tli.; land question, to which be has devoted more a'tention than perhaps any other man in the coun try. Mr. Murray's views on this question deserve the greatest consideration, because he lias, with a consistency remarkable among colonial statesmen, held them unaltered for a long series of years. The following extract from a report of a Committee of the Legislative Council, of which Mr. Murray was chairman, will show what were that gentleman's views of the land and squatting questions in the year 1843. These extensive tracts, however, great ns nro their natural capabilities, ar...
BENDEMEER [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 10 June 1857
BKKDUUEER. An enquiry toucbing^tWo -death of a man whose body waa found in tho 1'hHou Sffamps, H(mdeuieer,iu October, 1850, has at length hoeu htdd. Ic wad conducted by Thomas Aui'iistu* Ferry, I3 q„ J. P., who had recently I become a rofident of thin district. j From the evidence of Messrs S. Smith, O. C -ben, and A. Ferry, it appeared tbut tho body bore marks of stabs in the fnc, aud a bruU&ou'tho bead and back, and that it was the It »lv of a mau namod John lleggorty, who had, about sixteen days proviouB to his death, b en a htiepheid iu tlie t-ervice oi' Cuarlea llah, l^q.,atMure Crm k. After a moit ciroful and protractod.investigation, Mr. Perry haft betn unablo to obtain any cluo to the murder er, and has beou obliged to conatude the enquiry with a v- rdicb of ** murder agaiuat some peruou or peraons un known.' In forwarding the depositions to the Attorney General, Mr. Pui ry h-w suggested that a suitable rev/ard shodl 1 be offered foi the apprehension of tho guilty pa...