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ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
ITALY. Tho peefot prow of the Neapolitan gownmont, U un tumidly oetivo, and tho ui«mb»trrt of the police distribute its works, Ttieronru throo u MoinentocV in circulation ; one spoohdly directed against L-rd P-dtnnrrttou, in ino.-t abusive terms ; another crying up thti financial con dition, which is full of putpablo falsehoods ; the third is creating nn lmtnenso sonsation. ir contain* a Ibiroe attack on the Pope for b;»pti-ing the Imperial Prince of Franco and forming a eompaot with the enemies of his | country, who keep him a prisoner in tbe Quirinal. Tho French government and people aro the mo*t given to lies of any in Europe — 4ii«mie* of religion ; tbe sovereign of Euglnnd is tho Q*i- on of tho schism of tho fdth, and tho E iglish aro irnmlnr b rbarians. 'The Pope it then exhorted to fly to Gaeta, u* the Aventiao of tbo Churob.
THE BATTLE OF THE PARSONS. (To the Editor of the Northern Times) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
THE BATTLE OF THE PARSONS. (To the Editor of the Northern Times ) I Sir, — The fl tgrant injustice done to the memory of the immortal Pope by one of the above reverend gentlemen, the slight which ho cast, or thought to have east, upon that celebrated man. compels me to lav before your readers the opinion of Lord Byron as to the translation ?of Homer by Pope and Cowper. I will previously men tion that M. M. is not the first of his cloth who has noticed the 41 imperfect' translation of Pope's Homer. The Itov. Mr. Bowie's, himself a poet of no mean order, ?wroto strictures on the life and writings of Pope. Hear Lord Byron on u Bowie's strictures on Pope' (extract.) Ravenna, February 7th, 1811, . . These two writers -for Cowper is no poet) comu into 1 comparison in one great work, the translation of Homer. Now, ^r|th all the great, and manifest, aud manifold, and reproved, and ' acknowledged, and uneontrovcrted faults of Pope's translation, -and alt the scholarship, and pains, and time,...
SWEDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
SWEDEN. Cofenuaokk, May 13.— Tho Facdrclandct states that K-ttors to be rdiod on have b^en received from Stock holm. stating ths.t the King being worn out with the responsibility of alf.iirs, anil in addition being weak in health, has determined, on the r?commedtuion of bis niedii'al «d visors, to withdraw from state business, calling on the hereditary prince to take tho diructiou of affairs provisionally.
To the Editor of the Northern Times. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
To the Editor of the Northern Times. bin — Do me the favor to enquire, through tho medium -of your widely circulated periodical, whnt has become ?of the large fund collcctcd mouths ago for the purpose ?of presenting n suitable testimonial to Thos. Cook, Esq., our respected senior mngistrate, and. oblige A SUBSCRIBER. TO THE TESTIMONIAL. Clarence Town, 20th June, 1857.
SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
SPAIN. A despatch from Madrid of the 12 h of May says that Mir«hul Espartoro had Hent in his resignation m senator. M. L*frngu», the M»?xie«n envoy, uriivud in M.tdrid on the following day. Tho D ike and D iohesa do Mont prn iornre to rem-dti tinTo but a short time. It is said they will proceed to England. |
Government Gazette. IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
€?ourvitmrnt (Pairttr. IM POUNDINGS. QuejlNRKTAN, Juno 21), from Glenwood B\y m^r^, threo fnto whit', 1 mid illc.'iblo brand on near .-hmilder, like JH near saddle, h»d a saddle ami cloth on wl'en im. pounded, damages ; 4|-o, from Oinendern IS. itidlo »nd white ox, ntr ear cropt. illcgiblo bnud 'If ribs, dam*en- N. 9d. If not roleaneci, will ho sold in 21 dayH from 7fh Julv. Stiioud, July 1, from tho A A. Compiny'-t Rim, at Gloucester, by M. Lynch ; daungm and drivim; KVj. Od. — bay maro, aged. C nith sm ill n in centre oIl'Hidu un der saddle, like 7()t near side under saddle; ligtit. hnv foal, whito leg', mane, and tail, unbrande l ; grey pntiy mare, C. with small o in contro off side, under saddle, like 1 ovor 710 ne»r Ride, und-ir sad lie; a foil at lo.t, nnbranded ; dark hay tilly, stir. S oil' -id« under saildle, S nfT sliuuldor, near hind fn -t wtiite; light bay mare, small ttar, F near shouldnr. If not reiuajod iu 'I t duj«, will be sold to defray expenses. Nr.w FKI.UOM, June...
To the Editor of the Northern Times. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
To Ike Editor ef the Northern Timit. Sir — A letter which appeared in your Innt issue, Mp;nocl ?' Pater Familim*,'1 nltmctid my intention, and after ptrtuinK it I felt astonished that nny in.in of sound reason BhouM endnavourto niislcmi the uholo community hy writinp sueli a fictitiui'B production. There ii no doubt l-nt Liitllo driving is a grntt miisalico lo those who have to perforin the duty, und who aro styled by this paternal would-be informer — ' Gentry.' If the provisions of this infallible act were enforced — especially at this season of tho year— tbo driving would liaro to bo performed In tho night, thoroby in rrpaMUR tho labour of the ' cattlc-ilrivini; pentry,' very likely canning considerable lo*», »nd Increasing their expenses, which would lmvo to be defrayed by an addi tion being mndo to tbo price of meat. Tho conditions of this act (if ovon a conviction could be obtained under it) ire never violated to such nn extent as to endnnper tho lives of many persons. Take for...
PROPOSED TESTIMONIAAL TO DR. BLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
PROPOSED TESTIMONIAL TO DR. BLAND. A preliminary meeting was hold on Tucs lay after noon at the Royal Hytel, for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of initiating a movement with the view of presenting a testimonial to Dr. Hlan-l. in acknowledgment of his many and important public ser vices as a colonist of long standing. The objects of the meeting wero sei toriu in tne iotiowtng advertisement, which appeared in tho morning papers:— Tf3tinioni.il to Dr. Bland — A preliminary ptllille meeting will be held at the Royal Hotel, this afternoon, (Tuesday, 7th July), at three o'elock. for the purpose of considering the steps which it may tie considered advisable to take in order to carry intn c(T«ct the warmly-cxprcsscil wishes of the many friends and admirers of Dr. Hl.iml, to present a testimonial to liim . as a tribute paid to the patriotic and disinterested labours of a long and In every rrspeet a consistent career, devoted to the frrcatcst improvement in our politic...
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICAN DECLARATION INDEPENDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 July 1857
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. ANNIVERSARY OF TITK AMERICAN DECLARA TION OF INDEPENDENCE. Saturday last (the 4th July) was the great day in tho calendar of tho American — a day never forgotten, nor, however distant from his native land he may bo lured iu pursuit of the almighty dollar, loft uncelebrated — the Anniversary of tho Declaration of Independence. The Connecticut greeted its arrival by unfurling to the breeze and the sunshine a gay and enlivening display of flags, wiiu which sue was uecoratou teotn stem to stem, tho everlasting stars and stripis with its streamer floating jauntily at the mizen, tho union-jack from her main, ami hor whole length strung with the Muttering aud various coloured signals, Nor was powder spared on the occasion, the curiosity of tho citizens having been rudely awakened by the loud and repeated salutes from the ship's guns. Tile celebration of the event on board thiR fillip had boon but hastily determined upon, aud a committee ap pointed late in the evening o...
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. I.Knist.\T!VE Cot xrii. — Tlio Govo nor-General has, with tUo novice of Mie Kxcuiiiive Council, in bor Ma jesty's nnnie, summoned the following gentlemen tu the first Legislative Council of Now South Wales, by writs of summons, under the groat seal of I be colony, viz., Sir William Wostbrooke Barton, Knight; and John Lamb, lisq.. Commander, 11. N. Inquksts HEroitK the City ConoNSit, — On Pridny an inquiry took place at thu Three Tuns public-bou«e, Elizabeth-street, into tho cireuiniitanacB attending tbo death of Eliiibeth Molht, a woman of tbo town, about 20 yours of age, aud a nativo of Ireland. Having been taken tn tho watch-house on Monday on a cliargo of putty theft, she wis locked up for tbe night. On the following morning ( I'liesdavj she appeared before 'the Ciurt, and whs acquitted, but uoilid hardly wall; on leuving (lie Court; continuing to get wurso, she ires sent to tbo Infirmary, but never rallied, and died nn Thursday. Dr. Owen W. Williams gave it ...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. ARMIDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. ARM 1 1) A I.E. (From the Armitlale Fx/iress.) Loc.u. Isil'ttovKMENTs, fcc. — \V» understand that Mr. II irjrruvo lately wnitoi! upon tho N«-ionnl S hool 11 mrd nt Sidney, iu reference to obtaining a transfer of the silo for ii school, hotiic, but Unit, iu eonseqtieuc i of the illness of t,bo seorotnrv, no proiirrs* was unide. Iu pi-ssiny, wo may remark that tho local p itrnnj puem tu lie keeping vory quiet — or if otborwi-ie, tho puhlio is still unaeqii'iinted with pirtio il.irs. Mr. II., it appears, nli'o ciilletl upon Mr. II ty, -ih -ut having the hospital vested in trusters, tint tho i tli.:i.d reply was post pound. On mvernl nouisions we havo susgrsted tho iircent neoes-iiy lor a coroner, und wo nro hnppy to say thero seems to lie a pri, spent, however slender, of obtaining ona. Mr. II. isalso said to have procured a promise thut £600 from tho n/ktre/nte mini laid aside f.,r lepiir ing the main rnids shall bo expended between tho Moouhie* anil 11 ndemoer ...
THE ROCKY RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
TIIE ROCKY I1TVER. (From the Special Correspondent of the Armidale Express, July 4.) Tho rain has nt last eensed— nt least for a time. On Saturday. Sunday, and Monday we had fino frosty weather, but yesterday was tho coldest day I over felt in New England ; towards tho evening several smart showers of hail fell. During the night wo must have had ll quantity of enow, ns this morning it is about six inches thick, so that man aud beast has assumed a real wintry appcarauco. ' When all the hills are covered with snow, -It is surely winter fairly.' From the lnte changeable weather, numbers complain of colds nnd influenzas. I. urge fires and oatmeal are ill grent doniand. Slucing surfacc is now becoming very general, and the the weekly yield of gold from this source must now bo very considerable. Some parties for ccnnomy use linrk sluices, but wood is safer and more proferable in every respect. Hilton, 'Long Kennedy,1' nnd ' Kcil Kennedy' (so many of the name of Kennedy being here, to ho u...
GOLD FIELDS. PEEL RIVER DIGGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
GOLD FIELDS. PEEL HIVElt DIGGING S. (From our own Correspondent.) The weatlier continues very wet, nnd has greatly im peded mining operations for some lime, notwithstanding tho yield of gold is gradually increasing. All tho parties on the quartz veins nro striking their quartz iu anticipa tion of machinery being erected. Mr. M'llveon, with his uluei'acteri.stio enterprise, is engaged in the erection of a crushing machine on the systom of the Mexican ' raster,' and is certainly entitled to great credit for taking tiie first step toivaids tho solution of the problem whether gold exists in the qunrtr. in sufficient quantities to justify tho expense of eroding more efficient machinery. Should Mr. M'llveen's experiment succeed, many will no doulit ho ready to take advantage of it, anil it is not nt all unlikely that beforo another year we shall hnve sevo ral quartz mills in full operation on tho Peel. Thero are extravagant rumours afloat of a monster nugget, & c., but us I cannot...
To the Editor of the Northern Times. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
To the Kditor ef the Northern Timet. Sin — Among tho many uliiinges (lint daily .nrcnr In New South Widen, th're lins nno taken plneo in (1.1s -1 s trict that will cause a mingled sensation, whether tcm ?-rary or otherwise — that is, tlio intended doptirluro of )r. Jenkins— tho ono for his own ease ami comfort front the turmoil and Imstlo of a hush life, the other ns a medi-n! u-ntleinin whose abilities nro considered of tbo fir-t Bunding, und will provo a loss. An a magistrate, clothed with lli.it power to protect imincence and conn tiinct tyranny, ho studied evenhanded justice; as n stne'e holder, t':ere w.h nouo of tlio tyrant or bully in hi ii. lie fronted hi» servant* kindly, ami paid every man. Ir is stated that lie is in partnership, or sold out, but I fancy the former iiinro likely s ho Unit ns it may, time will reveal. His partner, or successor is a Sir. Edwards, 1 lio.ir, quite now fiom homo (the old country), with, like many others all ihe fond hopes of a golden harvest. ...
THE INDIAN INSURRECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
THE INDIAN INSURRECTION. One of the greatest treasuries of English wealth has had its security threatened. 'The British Government has, from its earliest commencement in India, ruled by military dictation. The cannon and the sword have been the instruments of cor rection. A vast^nd rich territory, peopled by an impetuous, treacherous, and daring race, has been s nce its conquest a field for enterprize far Tiore ieruie man any otner oi i^ngjana's posses sions; but its luxuriance has been watered by the blood of armies. In the acquisition of India the force of arms and the extortion of wealth have been the main instruments at work. The Indian wars, unlike other national contests, have become a source of enormons profit to the English Go vernment and those commanders who have been employed to - carry them on. The diplomatic rule in India has been one oi outward show, grasping extortion, aud lamentable supineness. It -is not then an extraordinary result to find growing up a sp rit of re...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. [T T, do not identify ourirlrr* with the opinion* expressed by our Correspondents.] (To the F.ditor of Ihe Northern Times ) Mr — In tho leading aitu-le of tliu A nrltvrn Times of ? tile Nth instant, relating tu tho ?' New Cnunnissio-.i of I liu Pcace,' is the follow ng paragraph : — ' A great number of puis n.s havo been retained in the Commission wiping ttu'iies nu;:ht to have l-een i-vpung'-il. Thurc lire intlivi .mils oil i: in whom tho i-onmi unity can plum no Ciuiliduuce, und who aro unfUte-el fur tlio posi tion tliev liuM, cither hv educational, snci.il. or in. 'nil qualification*. Tlio nppo'iuuit-ut of Midi persons is n crvi-ig injustice Inwards the: public, mrl irt c.*Tc nl.il cil to bring tin* uil'.iiinisiration into ridicule anil clistru-t.' Now, Mr. Editor, im yen iinv awuro of those incom petent persons nbnvu tniiinoi utcil, why tliil yon not (tlitough tin- n.uiil channel.-) give information to his Excellency tliu (Mivernor-Ocneral. anil 1 have l...
LATEST COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
LATEST COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Wo have beon favoured hy Jamts Taylor, Esq., ol Morpeth, with tho following lato comniurci.il intelligence of Australian interest.— WO0f«. London, Ifith Mny, 1857. Tho public s files of colonial wool, which cotiitncin'cd on the tfOth April, have been continued to this date. Up to hutt evening the qu unity which had passed the hatu mcr, wob— Bales. Bnlcs. U.Oill Australian, leaving for baIo about 7.0H0 11,20') Victoria, ? ? ? ? ] ,70(1 --,100 Adelaide ? ? ? 2,K0O 3,040 Van ]). Land ? 4,'2(-0 TJ0 New Zealand) / (quantity Swan ltiver / ? ? * ? \not known) -Mf)8 Cupo ? 2, --00 34,'16'J 125,1)00 It. will be remembered that tho February sales opened nt extravagant rate*, and declined until nt the close, a fall of 2d to .'hi per |b. on tlio average had been suhmittud to— leaving priced a trifle above tho rate.* of November lust. In Fohrunry and March consumers for the most part bud In sufficient supply to last thcui until the present seriof, and dealers adde...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
ABSTRACT OF SALES B V AUCTION. Tn in Day. Mu. Wisdom, nt Hose Han , at 12 o'clock, Goodwill of Farm, Crops, Implements, Stock, and Furniture. To-Mounow, July H», Dodps k\: Co., nt thu Sale Vnrds, East Maitland, at 12 o'clock, l.r-0primo Fat Cattle. Fuiday, Jcly 17. Mr. Wisdom, nt the Wheat Sheaf Inn, Morpeth, at 1 o'clock, Ilui'so, Dray, Harness, Src ; also at Sivver's Butchery Establishment, nt 2 o'clock. Winking Bullocks, Milch Cows, Trade Propcitv, Ac* MAITLAND SCHOOL OF ARTS. Applicants for the situation of taking charge of the Periodicals and Reading- ttoom inu*t ro-nmnnicate with tho Sicrotnry hy THURSDAY EVENING, the Itith. Salary ut thu rate of £20 per annum. !10!)8 MAITLAND SCHOOL OF ARTS. ALECTURK will be delivered on THURSDAY (To-morrow) EVENING, at half-pust Sovon o'clock. A. ARMSTRONG, 3097 Secretary. Murrurundi. IT being considered deiurahlo that tho Blandford Mill, I'nge'a River, (now iu course of erection), should he | conducted by the Board of Directors of n Public ...
RIDES, BONES, SKINS, AND TALLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 15 July 1857
IIIDRS, nONTH, SKINS. AMD TALLOW. i here has been httlo inquiry tor Australum hides siuc3 thu 7th ult., but the few snles made have been at former prices. Tbe sales by public and private since 7th April comprise 4011 bides: 1st heavy, 504 to (-0} lb, 8Jd lo Od ; 2nd clu»R and dam god, 7d per lb. import since 7th tilt., 0„9f» hides. Present stock, 13,297 hidus. 80 tons Austraiinn bones and hoofs: shanks, fair to good, £14 to £*21 2s Gd ; iufrrior, £!- 10s to £7 6s; common, £5 to £5 5* ; hoofs, £8 to £8 2s Gd. The inarkct for sheep skins i* dull, wiili a declining tendency. 2140 Australian shwp skins: long woolx* 5S lb, per dozen i-0;- ; low ditto, 4ft lb, ^iOs 9d per doz n Australian tallow has been in good demand all the month, and the sales consist of 8!)7 casks. The pnsent value of good mutton is 55s lo 5Ks, and good beef ols to 55^, being Is on the former and 4s per cwt ou the latter, higher than on tbe 7th ult. The following nre tho present rates for different qua itios : Mutton...