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HOBART TOWN MARKETS.—10TH JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
HOBART TOWN MARfCKTd. — IOtii Juris. i U heat has further advanced, and good samples sell ! readily at 8s Cd to 8s 1)«1 per bushel of ti-Hbs. Oats have declined at least Is Gd to Is 0.1 per bushel, in consequence of the lato news from Melbourne, and good samples have been with much difficulty quoted at lis to lis 3d. Bran continues scarce, nnd the inquiries after this article arc numerous : 2s to 2s Gd nxay bo quoted as tho soiling price at the close of the woek Flour is dull of sale at £22 per ton. but many holders are sanguine of a further advance ere long, and are firm at that quot-ition. Barley, both English nnd Cape, is scarce, nnd in do mand, tho former at lis to Us Gd per bushel, and the latter at 8s to 8s 9d. Potatoes. — The supply of this article is good, and a fair demnnd continues at £5 10a to £3 15s per ton of 20 cwt, exclusive of bajjs. Timber — Tho demand for our colonial timber is good, and the following may be relied upon as tho soiling prices out of the vessels ns t...
REFLECTIONS ON THE FLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
REFLECTIONS ON THE FLOOD. iThas pleased Providcnce to visit us with a ter rible calamity. In the midst of our security, and ? ivhen wo had the .least expectation of such a catastrophe, tho waters have come down upon us, bearing with Ihom an amount of loss and ruin -which 'is utterly incalculable. No one in tins dis trict will altogether escape loss ; — all of ua will be mQre or less sufferers. The district will not, enterely recover from the disastrous uffecta of the late floods for .two or three years tn come. In another article we have pointed out the best oourse to pursue with respect to the sufferers. ]Every one is willing to lend a helping hand ; the ,ouly thing to be considered is the adoption 0f the most effectual plan f»r affording relief. Many opinions — somo of them absurd enough — have been broached as to the causes of the flood. It has been said that a waterspout buret some where about tlie head of the I'aterson. It is not necessary, however, to seeJt any out-of-the-way ...
VICTORIA MARKETS. MELBOURNE SATURDAY, 13TH JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
VICTORIA AI AltKKTS. I Mni.nouRNE Saturday, 13th Juke. Tub Mills. — Tlio following urn tho millers' quntnHons for il nir, &o., nt tlio oIimo of tho week's market: — Fine fl iur, £zl: Cuiliiin, £20; O .liforniun, £19; bran 3s per bushel ; wheat 8* 9.1 to !)- do. Retail Maukc.ts ? Butchers' moat— beef. 4Jd to 7d par 111.; mutton, 01 to 7d d». ; veal, 8d to 101 do. j poik, 10d to Is do. Poultry — tutkays, 21s to 80- cnoh : ?teca', 13s tn lfis naoh ; ducks, lOito 1,2s tiorp iir; fowls, Si to lis por couplo. D li ry prodnce— Butter, fresh, 3- ?o 3' 31; rabbits, 7s to lO.v per lirsco ; egits, 5s por d.'Zsu; milk, Is per quart. Broad— Tlio 4tb loaf, lid | to Is. Hay Market. — Tlio pricts of last week linve not beon ?upported, notwithstanding there hns been cousiderablo falling off in the mpply (3-12 loads only have come to innrk t), nnd importations from tho neighbouring colo iiea havo bocn light. Quotations ni-e : for the bokt hay C14 to £15. secniid-class aud stained £10 to £13 ;...
THE PRESENT FLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
THE PRESENT FLOOD. The flood is now abating rapidly. It began to fall on Friday nutrninir, cont'.nnet 10 fall during the day, rove in (lie evening, find continued to Hue during theenrly put of tho night, niter winch it remitted j-tationary fur some timo, nml tlnjn slawly to fall again On Sntunlity inorninp it had fallen ahout nn ini'li, on Saturday oven inp; 5ever.1l feet, and ct*er smco it li-n ontjnueu 10 decline, ko that now all apprehensions of furt her dam -go hy the present Hood hav* passed away. Although the amount of prop-rty destroyed has been humans:*, yet very lives have been sucri/ired. Of conr.se, we -hnll yet hear of many deaths occivsi*uod by the lb»od, both in mir own district nnd elsewhere; mill, the sacrifice of life has been small, when compared with the area sub merged, And the volume and force of the submerging waters. There is still another cause for this apparent Rccurity of lifeainid such an uppdlingand terrific in undation ; and that is the unceasing and ben...
SYDNEY MARKETS. Friday Evening, June 19, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
SYDNEY MARKETS. Friday Eveniiur. June 19. 1857. Flodr and GnAiM. — Tho supply of wheat continues very scanty, tlie arrivals by tho road being few and far between. Flour is steady at pricos Inst quoted. The demand for bran is still very brisk, and in same instances in excess of tho supply, consequent upon tho high rates demanded for hay and com. Messrs. Marker and Co.'s pricos for first and seconds is £20 and £18 per ton; wheat, 6s to 7s por bushel ; bran, 2a per bushel. Victoria Mills ; Mr. Buckley repnits fine wheat at (is to Cs i)d per lmshol, flour £ 20, second quality at £18 per ton, brail 2s por buchcl. Messrs. Furlong and Kennedy quote flour nt £20 per ton, seconds £18 per ton, colonial wheat (is to 7s por bushel, bran 2s per Imsliel. Messrs. ISirkle inon and Bn'e quote flour at £20 and '£18 per tou, wheat Gs Gd to 7s G 1 por bushel, bran 2s lo 2s 3d ditto. IIay Market. — On Tuesday, hay sold from £12 to £16 por ton (a fall of £5 upon tho latest market prices). Tho snles (ifle...
MORPETH, [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
MORPETIf, On Friday night the river, which In the morning had somewhat subsided, again rose, although the Paierson river was not so high The rise in the HuuUr at Mor peth was occasioned by the fresh rise in the river at Maitland on Friday. On Saturday morning the river was about a foot higher than on the previous evening. Tho Collaroy Steamer went down the s ream in the morn ing to assist the Samson in get iug olf, in which shesuc cccapu. The l'utcrson did not venture out, remaining at Sydney about eleven, a tn. Although tho ftoamcrs ar rived from Sydney as usual, none returned thither from Morpeth, owing to the danger which they ran of getting aground, the strength nnd rapidity of the curront pre venting them from getting a proper steerage way. Air. Irwin, therefore, on Saturday, despatched a mevs^nger by the railway train to' 'Newcastle, to intercept the Wil liams steamer on her passage up the river, ami get h'»rto ply between Sydney and Newcastle, which, wo bel'evo, she has since...
PROPERTY CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
PROPERTY CIRCULAR. Messrs. Burgis and Bowes report:— Tho inclement state of the weather this week hns rendered tho sales of properties rather dull. Tho following lots hare been Hold privately ; — Farm near Goulbuin, 550 acres cash, £650; house, find garden two acres, near Parranmtta, odo mile from tue road, xo )0; cottage and allotment at Newtown, near the Rev. Mr. Voller's, £205; houses let, containing four rooms and kitchen, from 20s to 2is por week ; bouses , containing 7 and 8 rooms, from £80 to£IOO pei annum.
WHAT WE SAW OF THE FLOOD ON SATURDAY. [BY ONE OF OURSELVES.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
WHAT WE 'SAW OF Tn li FLOOD ON SATURDAY. Fbv one op ourshlvks.] Tue flood was at its greatest height on Saturday. Penp'c in Maitland. who bad not previously eared much about it, bogm about this timo to be seriously dismayed at the alarming prospect before them. Business was at a por f,ct stand-still; every man, woman, and child was occupied in watching tho progress of the waters, or in romoving property t) a plnco of sdcty. .V. those places in Eatt and West Maitland where the water was running over the streets crowds were coll.cied during j the whole of the day. About ouo o elorl; we started ? from our oflico to obtain a sight of tho floo i f om tho top of Campbell's Hill. Tho water nt this time wa- running from tho river over the street near tho Buck's Head Inn. The houses in tho hollow in -front of the Northumberland Hotel were entirely subinoig-d. only the chimney tops of some being viBible. The water w.ih noarly on a level with the top of the Long Bridge at tho end near the Hosp...
MORT'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
MORT'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Thoro is l:ttlo to report thiiweok in produco. Wool : only a few lmles have arrived, but not in sufficlonl quantitios to test tlio innrkot. Prices lioniinidly tin tfatue as last. Tallow. — Tho town trade linvo mndo tho principal purchases, and pricifl aro a sbado better, say from Is lo Is Od per curt. Siiuki-bkins as last ropnitod. IIiliE* aro not so much in demand, especially inferior. Mnrkot not to firm, and in.iy be quoted la to Vu lower than this day weok. Freights to London — Wool Jd nor lh. Hide», 20s to 25s per ton. Tallow, 50-* per ton. Oil, (iOit to 70s por tun. Gold. I por ouiit. by sidling vessels, J por emit, por Htonmurrt. Exchange on London. — Hank drafts, 2J por cent, pre mium. Friyato bills (with product hypothecitcd), 1 per oont, il drawn against tallow, wool, or gold. Pkigcs Current, wool. £ i-. d. £ ». d Superior clips ? 0 1 10 to 0 2 1 Fair to good ? 0 17 0 10 Low to middling ? 01 fi 017 Grease ? 0 0 (1J Oil Locks, pieces, broken wool 0 0...
THE FLOOD—PUBLIC MEETING AT THE SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
? TIIE FLOOD— PUBLIC MEETING AT THE SCHOOL OF ARTS. A public meeting Wan held on Monday Inst, nt tho School of- Arts* to devire measures for the relief of thoso. who aro now suffering, fronx tho present flood. ^ About 120 persons were present. A preliminary meoting wns held at half pa*tt two o'clock* at which resolutions were prepared, with a view of fncllitntuig tho business of the public meeting held afterwards. Theso resolutions, which were not passed at tho public meeting in con-. sequence of the occurrence of an unhappy interruption, wo shall include in our report ns part of the business of the meeting. They were as follows : — ? 1. That (hl« meeting fecit It Its bounden duty to gympathlM with, nnd render every anittance In Its power to, .those who aro suffering from thc.effccU of the pfeicnt calamitous flood. 2. That a subscription be Immediately opened to apply practical relief to the sufferers. 3. Thai n eommlttce eonihtlng of the following gentlemen be ap« pointed to take e...
GOLD CIRCULAR. SYDNEY PRICES CURRENT FOR GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
gold circular. DIUNcr DUCES CUIlJlKNT T»n OOLn. ; Per oz. Mcroo ? £3 15 o Adelong ., .. .. 3 14 6 Tnmbarnora .. .. 3 110 Stonoy Creek .. .. .. 8 13 0 Kofala nnd Turon .. .. 3 13 0 Ilraidwooil .. .. 3 12 6 Hanging Iloclt ? 3 12 fi. Rocky River (clean).. .. 3 12 li' Omoo . . . . 8 6 6 Knglish Sovereigns J por cent. proraium American coins at a premium. Chilian coin at n discount. fronch gold and silver ooin nt a discount. I N. WILSON, 227, Lower George-street. 1 Sydnoy, Juno 19, 1857.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
CHEAP ADVERTISEMENTS. Addresses, Wanted Situations, and Aukcrlue merits under ttccnfy icords, only One S/iilliny. TSP.MS son ADVEHTISF.MKNTS. Tweniy words and tinder, One fihH'.lnfU *my aiMlllnnM Ten vordi, BIrpencc: One Inch, Tlirc* BJilllingij and One ami Slxpcitcc for e*cry additional Inch or part 6( ati Inch, TF.flAJS OF sunscmpTioN. Right Slitlllnpi ptr QiiArirr whrn paid In ndynncc; And Nine Shilling If not r«ltl within Kul^kh Day* eftcrthe com' * meqccmcnt of each Quarter* . Notice to discontinue Advertisements muut bq piron in writing oa tbo day previous to j .publication. THE 'NORTHERN TIMES'7' 4%icnil P'iiifing ©fficc. J^IVKRY description of LETTER-PRESS PRINTING J oxocutod with neatness anil despatch. Hook-work, Cntnlogucs, Posters, Billheads, Cheque Hook*, Circulnre, Law 'Forms, Pamphlets, Show ('arils, nnil ovory other description of plain nml ornamental printing in a stylo not to bo oxcclleil by any other Es tablishment. Charges strictly raoilerato. Illgh-strfOt, West ...
WHAT IS TO BE DONE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
?WHAT 13 TO BE DONE. After the visitation of a great calamity sucli as we have just experienced, the prevalent feeling nnd enquiry amongst all classes is, 'what is tolie 'done to provide for the future.' The flood (which is happily now subsiding) lias carried de vastation over the fields and into the dwellings of the working man. By one fell swoop he has had the result of his labour borne away, and all his past earnings swallowed np by the ruthless ele ment. lie is left without provision for himself .mrV'faniily. The picture of ruin ivould be suf ficiently desolato if individual losses alone formed its chief objects, but with the destruction of those fertile crops for which the Hunter District has been long famed, and the abandonment of the in dustry which has raised them, must arise an amount of suffering from vOiich no class or mem ber of the community can . escape. .It behoves, therefore, all, both as a matter which demands the exercise of charity, as well as of interest, to lead...
The Great Northern Railway. NEWCASTLE STATION—DOWN TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
Tho Groat Northern Railway, NEWCASTI.K STATION— TIown Tiiain*. „ | Mixed ! Kundny T-ist. Rt*t«om. . | TraJnJi j Tra„,H. Milts. I.E.IV!:- In. m.jp.tn la.ni. p.m. n '? Newm-H# — HoneyMicklc\ 07.303- 0 Point ? f i | I I)} Hexham ? ? B' ft 3'3' 8' Ol f! .10 10i Maitlnwl ? 8'2 1 .1 *.M 8'2l! 3 54 MAITLAND STATION-Ur Trains. r~ i ~ ' Mixed I Nund iy j StATioies. Trains, j Trains . Miles. I I.mv*— a.m p m. a m. p.m. 0 Maitbind ? ? S-15410 8-15 4-10 (i$ .Hexham ? ^ r-i -1 80! 0* ,r-j «i*30 lfil IJfewcsstle ? 9 39|5- 41 !-'39 5- 4 Cjjc flVttjicnt Ciiitrs, HOTItlsa R XT V.N It AT K HO.tl BKT DOWN AtlfltlT IN JIAI.ICR. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 1857.
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
COMMEEOIM;. AND' HT&RKETS:: I (Abridged from the Sudneu Papers ) Tlio amount of gold ndn issued by tlie Sydney Branch of tlio Royal Mint during the week ended Juno lOtli, has boon 20,000 halt-sovereigns. Tlio quantity of gold du.it imported into tlio name establishment during tlio weok tor the purpose of coin ISO llllS boell lf-09 irn-ira-. 'I'lin n-nl.l .Itnu n..ll,.,l„,l would therefore ho about. £109 1/ifl. Ill caiisei|iit'iicu of tlie inclrinenoy of- tho woathor and tlio bad state of tlio miidy, the Weslorn an:l Southern Ivscorts, which ucrt: -ino to-duy from tlio several gold fields, have nut yel arrival. The sharo market continues nctivc, nnd a good amount of business lia» boen transacted this weok in companies' ?bares.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
ABSTRACT OP SALES BV AUCTION. To- Mo it now. Dodds* fc Co. fit the Sale Yards, Kast Mai. land, nt twelve o'clock, 140 head Mixed Cattle. Fripay, 2»tii June. Donns 8c Co., nt the Farrier's Arms, EistM. i land, at twelve o'clock. Household Furniture. Tho Late Floods. NOTICE is hi-reliy given, tlint n irp.ETIXG r.f tlio COMMITTEE nppointed on tiic 22nd instant ' lo ascertain ns far ns possible all parties wlio may he likely to stand in circumstances of need from tho pre sent Flood, ami to piesent statistics lieforo a public meeting to be convened on Monday next, June 2Dth lit three o'clock,' will lie held at tlio Scnooi. or Akts, TiJIS UAY, the 21th instant, at three o'clock p.m. JAMES It. TIIACKEUAY, 2035 Hon. Secretary. AN AIWOUIINED MEETING of the PUBLICANS of tlio Police DiCrict of Maitland, will he held at Mrs. Hammond's, Fitzroy Hotel, on L'UIDA Y NEXT, at Two o'clock p.m. 2037 NOTICE. To Sufferers by the Flood. TIIE undersigned, as one of the Committee nppointed tu enquire into ...
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. TnE Postmaster-General. — On Sunday. Major Christie returned by the City of Sydney from Victoria, whither ho lately proceeded as ono of the numbers of the Conference which mot in Melbourne to consider the subject of Inter-colonial Steam and Postal communica tiou. Sisoular Accident. — On Sunday a rather novel cir cumstance occurred on the Coo igee-road, which might have be«'n attended with serious cnnsrquencvs. Two gentUm-n wero riding in the above locality, when they saw bearing towards them a forc'gn gentleman, who re. j quested they would render him s mie assistance, as he was sure that he had burst a blood vessel. The gentle- I men, much alarmed, caused tho sufferer who had Katuted | them to get off his horse, when, on unbuttoning his coat, they discovered that the inner part of it and his waist coat were iu a complete flame. It is most likely the fire originated in sparks from a cigar ho had been smoking falling on his necktie, and thence to his pocket kerch...
ARMIDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
ARM1DALE. ( From the Armidale Express, June\Zth.) Gor.n on IIiLt.0 hove. — Since our last we have been shown a sample of rough gold obtained on Hillgrove, at a spot about a mile anil a halffr im the head-station we believe. The gold was got by a shepherd boy, and was in conjunction with quartz from which it has been hammered out. Hiligrovc is 14 or 15 miles from Armi dnl'»: ati'l. ns sute is plentiful in that locality, good shallow diggings are anticipated. We believe that the sample, which is of a rougher description than the gold produced at Oban, can be seen at Mr Monahan's. Nkw Enolano Goun It i:uis. — We hear of nothing worthy of remark from cither the Rocky or Oban since our last issue. Little in tho way of prospecting can bo done in such cold weather as wo have had during the juist few days.
THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 24 June 1857
THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL. Thia etearnsbip has beon compelled to return to port In bonsequouoo of injuries to her steam and other pipes, hc,f Ptisteihod during tho tato cyclono, rendering it an nfo to ppeced cu her voyage. As |it will take eoeqo rime to repair the damago done, tbo psvwengoni were forwarded by tho Wonga Wonga on Sitnrday, nnd the cargo will go by tho Citv of Sydnoy to morrow. Tho ro turn of tbh steamer »n Saturday morning cWod general satisfaction. Fears having beon entertained as to hor B»fety ; it is considered most providential that pho ar rived nftor r.'ieh a terrific storm. 'Ciptain 0 ittier and his officorn dtwervo every pnds.o for tbo energy they di« tlirougbout tho scruinulu'ql misfortunes with which thoy bad to contend. Underneath U nn ex^nct from tin ship^ log, from which it ivill bo j-een Captain Cottier did not get tho gale till thirteen hours nftor leaving Sydney, and had it not beon Jor tho stcam-pipo giving way, would in nil probibility^havo csceped it enti...