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SYDNEY SUMMARY. MONDAY morning. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 23 November 1864
SYDNEY SUMMARtY. MoanAr morning. Acconnrto to my calculation there are at present thirty-five ministerialists, forty-three oppositionists, and twenty-two doubtful candidates in the field. Supposing the returns to be in the same proportion the present ministry would have a better chance of holding office than to many people appears to be the case. From among members who are at first classed as doubtful it is generally found the govern ment of the day obtain more recruits than the oppo sition-and for very obvious reasons. And again the cross-benches will oftener be found voting for than against the government. I think we may then safely give the ministry fifteen of these doubtful characters and seven to the opposition. This would give the government fifty followers and fifty op ponents. Of course these are the proportions only not the exact numbers, because there are not so many members in the House. But we may say that as nearly as possible there will be a half-and-half Assembly. And...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 23 November 1864
Wanted Immediately, A QUANTITY of good RYE STRAW. Apply T. WV. JACOB, 2020 Saddler, Auburn-street. Wanted, A NURSEMAID. Apply to MoI?. FINLAY, Yass Rooad. 2080 Wanted, A FEMALE GENERAL SERVANT. Rofer enoes required. Apply, Telegraph 08too. 2081 Wanted, )RICKLAYERIS for the Gibrnltar Tunnel (just I co emmenee ) on the Great Southern lino ox tension from Pieton to Geolhurn. The highest waoes will be given, Apply at once to Mn. MAY, Noatti. 2014 Wanted Immediately, SYOUT'II occustlomod to ,drive horses. The Shihghest wages given. Apply to 20. Mo GEOIRGE. 2092 Wanted, A FEMALE COOK, for Tirranna. Apply to Mlns. GIBSON, or Mns. FINLAY, Yass Road. 2001 Wanted, GENERAL HOUSE SERVANT whore a Sparlour-maid is kept, None but proteostants need apply. HIurstvillo, Cowper-street. 2080 A FEMALE COOK WANTED. Apply to Mrs. WILLIAM DAVIES, Clinton HIouse. 2076 One Pound Reward. LOST, from Mummal, one IRON-GREY L HORSE, branded FMT off shoulder, the end of tail white, star in forehead, collar marked....
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 23 November 1864
TO CORRESPFONDNTS. Attention to the foIonl rules ii ,re, nt dlanppolnt" ant:--lredo not tundertnke to insert lettlers which Are unatemcc a?nicd by ant assurance that capire hare not been sent to other petrer.s-re cnnot return rejected com. mounltetions.-l'hlle trilling to snahr ordinary cor rections, twe ust ,mit lclters whiech require cre-'rticng to fit themfor publlention.- thent Imnmeldiate publiciity ,ntay b desired, commustcntions ought to reach us by noon on the Monldayl s and Thurstdays preceding publicttlon.-Wlle nutt in every case he furnished with the writer's name and address--not for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 23 November 1864
Australian Joint Stock Bank. INTEREST allowed on fixed deposits at current rates. Drafts issued on all the branches and agencies in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Adelaide, Tasmania, and New Zealand; also on England, Ireland, and Scotland. HENRY I. WEST, Goulburn. Manager. 1609 BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES, ETABLInSHED 1817. CAPITAL, £1,000,000. RESERVE FUND, £250,000. GOULBURN BRANCH. INTEREST allowed on fixed deposits at the fol lowing rates: For 3 months, 3 per cent. per annum. ,, ,, 4 ,, 12 ,, 5 Bills discounted at currant rates. Drafts issued on London, and all the branches of the Royal Bank of Scotland and the National Bants of Ireland. Also, on all the branches of the bank in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, and New Zealand, and on the agents of the Bank in South Australia and Tasmania. ALEXANDER ANDERSON, Manager. Goulburn, Ist August, 1864. 1533 Wanted to be Known, THAT lI. DE BARR'S SALE of TOBACCO now exceeds TWELVE HUNDRED POUNDS PER MONTH, and can now sell at l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
THE GOULBURN HERALD [EOTAdLISIED 188481 to tlo oldeos esttahitehd jo?r...l o tl . eotthoro dstreioti of Now South Wto, i nottd elnoe 1888 its iorcoo driulttfln hbO rondered it exped et to print it by steam. TIE GOULBURI CHRONICLE LEsronoorooo 18881 Iavinjg nottooed a citrulation neorly ertuol to thot of the tItrond, woa itcorporateo ottlo ioth poyoo on ,1nt Iarch, 188]4 0r SutseoilrIo0o eight nhillings and nixpence per quaroto postnge, Ir. 8d.; or one shilling e?f If poid in odao --thot iO previous to thoe commenocment of the quartor. The oubeorp lion for twolvo montohs, if pald in advance, to 880, poetoge Ino 1uidod. Subscrtbers are cnrgcd only from the time of enter lng tllhir nanleR. Orders to ditcontinue the paper OlueL bh aompanrpied by payoment i foull up to the end of the currnt quarter, or thoe reili Iot te attended to. The regulor qrlurtrs end otthr 31it 3ltroh, 30th June, 0-th Septembhr, and 318t December. Or Auvrorlshto :- Adrorttsomont. are charged for at the follooinro ...
OSWALD CRAY. CHAPTER XXIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
OSWALID CRAY. Ily MIII. Ii ',NY wOlooI), A t iJ'(OJL g' ).4ArT LYNN,.? i CHJlAIPTER-I XXIlI. TillJ nir wn. koan llmd firty, mid il wl ge or thel stloats were whit, cllnrl olur, nc OnI e lhl Oruuy wiulluod elong with *Jee Alliutr i Ibthu Nuvl,'nmlerl nightl, SR rl?er wlt thle llutIonu. phllmo, thlat th yneug Ihnuy, whtie u1ni hunird uluhi of' thin L?i~ ru loiulonu, irxj)releuO tierP • irprise a,+d g5rudiiucatiou, " Frank, in writing to me, has sometimes compared it to a thin clonud of pea-soup," she si. "I did not think it wonlld bo bright like this; and this November." " You shoull lnhave seen it a week ago," answered Oswnld Cray. "It was not a thin cloud of pea-s.oup, but pea-srup itself. We do not often get this clear weather in Novem ber. Were you ever in London before ? " " No, never. What a large plIneo it is! andi how the streets are crowded ! I was quite jostled as I came along." " Thalnt jostling is sometimes predetermined, MIiss. Allister. I hops you diid not get yonr pocke...
THE LARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
Ts'II ?.uc.-Whilo pasoing through a Igaos fi(ld recoxltly Ilowl, a la:rk Ilow up froin almool t unioel' my foot. And fthloro, partially overLrched by a tuft of olovor, woo h l']ittleo iLl o' arth-- unug, warm noot with to\· jnl;itl oggoS it i, abuIlt tlhl izo and cIlum Juroh th?lo of thi grnad.chipplug-bhrld of Now E'gland, whch io So nrou thu lag. lioth lrk h ham any mthor Amuorloan bi'd, I bout duwu to loo?k t thou with 4a lu 'out in American could only feel. To him the lark is to the bird-world's companionship and musisic what the angels are to the spirit land. He has read and dreamed of both from his childhood up. Hle has believed in both poetically and ploneantly, sometimes almost positively, as roal and beautiful in dividunlities. Ho almost credifs the poet of his own country, who. speaks of hearing "the downward boat of angol wings." In his facile faith, in the substance of pic turesque aind happy shadows, hle sometimes tries to believe that the plomnix may have been, in some...
IRRIGATION OF FLOWER BEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
IRRIGAETION OF FLOVWER BEDS. (Fronm tlheo Gardenrs' Chonice.) TH? present season will long be remembered by those who are interested in the cultiva tion of the soil, and especially by those who hIave the ears and responsibility of largo gar dens resting upon.themn, in consequenco of its excessivo dryness, and the incessant labour which lhas beeoon consequently entailed in dispensing water with the necessary liberality to the flower beds, borders, &c. The practical amateurs and all lovers of flowers, and, indeed, horticulturists generally, will have data of their own, based upon some difficulty, disappointment, or want of success, to bring to their recollec tion the dry season of 1861; and it msay be that each individualll will economise to the best of his ability, and will husband thle re sources at his command in the shape of water and of labour in applying it, in order to pro duce the best effect accor:ing to lis means. No doubt the thoughts of some iigemious minds may bri...
COWS FOR THE DAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
COWS FOR THE DAIRY. (From the Au.,stralasioa.) TrE visitor at the show last weeko, who first inspected the many fine lots of butter and the very good-loolking cheeses entered for the board's special prizes, must have been sadly dissappointed on going to the yard to see the animals from which the raw material is obtained. Of all the cattle classes, that for cows is invariably the meost unsatisfactory, not in regard to numbers, for thero are generally plenty of entries of one kind or other, but in regard to the want of character in the specimens put forward aO the best of thoso we haveo for dairy purposes. This class always contains a most hoteroge neous collection of animals, from a pedigree shorthorn down to a veritable scrubber, the latter often showing better for milk than its more aristocratic relative; but a really good dairy cow of any of the breeds or varioties recognised as excelling for the production of either milk or cream, is seldom seeoon in this part of the yard. Some o...
IMPOUNDING FROM FREE SELECTIONS. To the Editor of the Herald and Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
IMIPOUNDING FROMI FREE SELECTIONS. To the Editor of the Iferald and Chronicle. Sim,--Allow mo through tile columns of your nows paper, to utter one note of warning to my fellow electors of this district. Mioro particularly I address myself to those who are free selectors. Let no candidate who offers, pass by the aid of your votes, from either his station, his shop, or his co.nting-houso, into the seductive and coveted dignities of our parliament house, unless he dis inctly pledges himself to the support (and intro sction if necessary) of a now and just impounding bill, one clause of which shall, without any mincing of the matter, allow a free selector to impound, both from his selected lands, and adjoining proe-emptiveo rights. If this is not done, all that large and reospectable class may live to regret it. Your obodient servant, FREE SELECTOR.
CATTLE-BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
CA'ITLE-]RgEEDING. (From the Field.) Ir weo are to tako thile pricos obtained by some eminent breeders of cattlet s a standard of commercial vanlue, it would appeaonr, tlhn, that cattle-breeding is a most profitablo oc cupation. It is not, however, the lot of evoeryone to attain to a high distinction, and thile great Imass of those who are agriculturists must be content with a much lower estimnto for the value of their stock. What is it, then, that has raised animals of this descrip tion to such a condition as to realizo what must almost be considered ftbulous prices ? The answer is simple enoughl. The price is derived from the breed. It halns been found by experience that certain points in an animal are necessary to constituto iwhat may be termeda standard of goodness. To attain to this has been the aim of those who have studied the subject. IHence at first, animals were taken having a near approach to tihe required conditions. In the course of the process, by the principle of SQlc...
MR. WILSON AND THE FREE SELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
1IR.. WILSON AND THlE FREE SELECTOlS UND:n this heading appears a letter in the Empiro of Saturday last from the Heon. John Robertson, and which we quote for the benefit and information of that numerous class settled amongst us, and which is of the utmost importance to them. Sir,-It may be in your memory that before the dissolution of parliament I called the attoution of the minister for lands to the impropriety of the following notice: Department of Lands, Sydcey, 7th October, 18601. CoenITonONL IDeunraren IN 1806. Tlhe attontton of lnl partles ntercested is perticulerly invited to ethe 1th nthe Cron Lands' Aliecntin reun . ie ct of 1S61. uloder nhih the bnlnc of the parcmhoe oney ofe conditional purclse mode o 1802 rillr at the clloithoe n of teree yoear, front the dote of the conditlonal purhanse becooe deu, end should be tendered nt thi oiei of the coloniup treasurer, together otth the declnratlin retuiteel by the net. J. toelee WaLSOn. I much regret to find that MIr. Wilson hos...
CHOWLER IN AUSTRALIA. (To the Editor of the Daily News.) [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
CIIOWLER IN AUSTRtALIA. (To the Editor of tlhe Daily News.) SIn,--The redoubtable "Chow'ler " and his brother protectionists have recently turned up at the antipodes. After waiting in grim silonco for the anticipated fulfilment of their dismal croakings respecting the unsound ness of our free-trade system, and finding that they had ceased to be regarded as pro phots in their own country, oven by the most credulous of the bucolic disciples who for merly squatted in meek submission at their feet, listening with admiration, not unmixed with gaping awe, to the oracular sentences which, with rough, huslky jerks escaped from their lips, they solemnly bado farewell to the land of tleir birth. WVith a mournful indignation they wiped the dust from their shoes and departed, Ulysses-like, in searcll of adventuroes; but no HIomer has recorded in heroic strains the strange and wondrous voyagos of Chowlor and his brother exiles; how they sought the shores of the fierce Yahoo, or shivered amid the...
INQUEST ON THE FIRE AT NOTTINGHAM HOUSE STORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
IhNQU'EST ON THE FIRE AT NOTTI.NGHAM HOUSE STORE. (Froml to.-dUy' Y'ae dourir.) ON Tuesday last tho inquest on the lute fire at the Nottingham Store, Cooma-streot, was resumed bo fore Dr. Bhloo, the coroner, and a jury of twelvero, at the Fortuno of War iotel. MIr. Nees Jones, us ugont for tho Liverpool and London Insurance Company (thu insurers of the building and stock-in-trudo), was in attendance, and examined the witnessos. Mr. Allmaun appoared for Mrs. Turner, the proprietress of the promises, &o.; and Mr. Wilhinson for the Joint Stock Bank, to whom the policy of insurance had been assigoned. The first witness called was Bridgot Turner, who deposed: I um the owner of premisoes in Cooma-streot; on Friday morning last they were burnt down; I first saw the fire about two o'clock in the morning; I was in bed at the timeo; I was sleeping on theo ground floor in one of tho outoido rooms, adjoining the store; I wont to. h twelve o'clock that night; I hert t o ire I set op in b...
THE COMING ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
THE COMIING ELECTIONS. .Froml the EmpireC.) TiE political alliance now subsisting be tween the squatters, the protectionists, and the ndvocates of state-aid, is sufficiently formidable to be dangerous to the welfare of the colony. Either of the three sections ot which it is composed would be unable of itself to secure the return of its candidates in the pending elections; but united, there is much reason to fear that some of the least intelligent of the constituencies will fall a prey to a designing and crooked policy; and judging from the present aspect of things, there is much danger that for the next year or two we shall havo a succession of very bitter party contests. The action of the squatting party in making common cause wvith the protectionists at this period is full of significance and forebodes evil. It is prompted by a double motive. In the first place there is a dread on the part of the squatters thalt unless an increased revenue can be obtained by means of customs' duti...
OUR FINANCIAL POSITION MADE WORSE BY THE PRESENT MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle — 26 November 1864
OUR FINANCIAL POSITION MIADE WORSE BY THIE PRESENT 3MINISTRY. (From WIedmnday'S 8. M. ferald.) Mn. EAoan hlas now given us somewhat moro in detail what MIr. Forstor gave us in round numbers. Thle deficit for the present year, so far as it can be calculated, will be very nearly, though not quite £400,000. Thile exact deficit for nlast year, and which may be considered as the legacy bequeathed by the late ministry, was £389,822 ls. 10d. This deficit was the product mainly of 1803, but the previous year had contributed something to it. The disproportion, how ever, between the revenue and expenditure was far greater in 1803 than in any previous year. The deficit grew very rapidly to wards the close of Mr. Cowper's govern menit, and Mr. Smart's announcement of its anmount no doubt took the cabinet by sur prise. As a matter of fact, too, thie deficit lad not actually accrued when Mr. Cowper was turned out; but the obligation had been entered into which rendered it unavoidable. Thile defic...