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SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
SYDNEY MAIIIIET PRICES. Wheat.--7s Od to 8s per bushel. Mlaize.-3s per bushel. B.~rley, IMattinog.-3s to 3s Id per bushel! Ditto, Cape.-3s Gd to ,a Gd. Itran.--lIs to Is Cd per bushoel. Flour, finest quality.-£23 iper ton. Ditto, second ditto.-£21 per ton. Hay3' -£ to £7 los per ton. 'otatoeu.--£7 I Os. to £10 per ton. Onions.-£1 s to £1 10s pecr Ca. ]lutter.-ls to ls Gd per lb. Hloney.-ld to 5id per lb. Ilaeon.c-o-id taod ier lb. Cheese.--d to ad per hlb. Eggs.--Sd to tod per dozen (plentiful). Foals.-3s to 3s 9;1 per couplo. Ducks.--Is to Is (1d ditto. Turlevs.--7s to Is Gd ditto. Calves.-los to l£1 10s each. 'igas.--ld per lb. (very dell). lHides.-?o to tlsench. GRAsA?l aNo MULOLL??sD, King.street West Ausgust 23rd, 1860. HORSE IMARKET. Mr. Charles Martyn reports: There has beeon an aetiro demand for useful horses throughout the past week, ands freshl country lots. together with a large number of horses that have been in the ntsrket for sanme tioe, were disposed of at capital pri...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
TAS.MANrlA. TiHE Hobart Towun 1rc0rt of tie 1Oth instant thus comments on a degrading scene which occurred re cently in the Tasmanian House of Assembly :-The IIouse of Assembly last night was the arena chosen for one of the most degrading exhibitions we have ever witnessed. A low drunken blackguard named Matthews, one of the representatives of the northern . capital, under the influenc of drink and unblushing impudence, &c., saw fit in his hlalf idiotic state, to continue a course of interruption-the aim and ob ject of which ha neither knew himself nor could any one else discover. Over and over again, the Speaker mentioned him by name, but to no purpose, ho would persist in inflicting his incoherent absurdities upon the Assenmbly. Sometimes imagining that the House was in committee and monied vote, and then rambling away into the subjects of irrigation, immigration, and other matters equally foreign to the business before the Legislature. Honorable members submitted patientl...
TO OUR ADVERTISING FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
TO OULt ADVERTISING PRIEN1S. Atoertlsors are p.rtlcl tyrtlrusted t o Iootl to tIbor fonrs by the prescribed houroof o'look on the eolltotg precerdlto the doyofpubltcntoon. tant of otteutiot to thio, odc?Ions mor dulaly and inconvenience thatt they may imagine. :0 COOIIESPONDENTS( Itit parlhtulrly rrotltcd tot ltters o tothe Fnotamnrr may te tnrotloor d toa tho Editor, olliy, (oithout mnotiol ono any noomo) n orter to oooloo ronfusioo. All onlton icatlons Iottooot cdt for intettltot muslt bo suth'ntl cotood by the ntlto o no d ddtress of tile h rotcr--not nuccorlly tor pubttrntion, btt as 0 guarouoeo of lood ailth. Wo erlonot onderotolo to return releeted coonmuoltaottoo.. Adrert|.oert nro requoeted to bo partltlooor In otortlno the olotobor ot inetoolionan ooCh advoCtrtiloCnt? othoerwiSo thoy will tootntorttd not hrgeito d fur OIti counotrmnodod. Onlert for witltdrooao or olttrtltno, 0,ust bo soot to tho omlto (tin rrittog) bcturu 0000on th?o doy prior to publictotio.
THE SNOWY RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
T'll SNOIY RIVER. -4-t- T?E following is a letter to the Editor of the Sydney Mlorning Herald: " Sir-As the Snowy River diggings are at the present moment causing a great deal of excite meot in all parts of the country, and as thousands are makling preparations to start for this place in the spring, I thought that something like a true account of the actual state of matters up here would be acceptable to you, and at the same time a benefit to all who are hurrying to the great Snowsy River. The glowing statmenrts that have been made by interested persons are so far away from the truth that I believe it to be my duty to contradict them, and to endeavor to make p?hblic the real prospects of the place. We have a paper lately published hero called thle Alpine'Pioneer, which gives a most exagger ated account of mining affairs at Kiandra, and unless the statements of the great richness of those diggings, which have appeared in its columns, are contradicted, I am afraid they will cause an i...
Terms: [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
Terms: Advortising.-Four lines and undor......... 2 Six .. 6 Eight . 0 ,, Every additional lino.........:0 3 Subhscription--cer quarter in advance:....... 8 6 At the end of the quarter ..... 9 0 . Singlo copies, oech. 0 6 The quartcre end on the lastday of Jund, September, December, and March, respectively. KI .MA:--l'rolntD ad published by the proprietor, WILUa, noan, of tKlenra at the Zoamnr General PrAntlng-offi Ihoaalhven-treoet, Kama, e(oe?ea4T Wed4aeadayAuzna Zth 1iN"
KIANDRA DIGGINGS August 18. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
KIANDRA DIGGINGS [vno s TE 5. M. HURAL D.D. 8 August 18. T??E weather has cleared up, and again settled down to fine sunshiny days with slight frosts at night. The snow is fast disappearing from the flats, and large green patches are becoming visible on the hill sides. The river, from the melting of thb snow, has risen considerably, but not to such ''hlight as to stop all working. The anticipated flood which was to have swept wheels, dams, cradles, and everything before it, has proved a myth, and very happily so for our miners. People begin to assert, and no\y with some reason, that we have passed the rubicon of severe weather. I trust they are correct, and, if so, all agreo we have been favored by one of the mildest winters ever known in theso Alpine regions. Escorr.--T'he Government escort left Sydney on the 13th instant, and arrived here by 11 o'clock to day, bringing £5000 and upwards of notes and slpecio for the Oriental Banck. Five.days from Syd ney-wben we take into considera...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. [FROM THE S. M. HERALD.] [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
* SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. [Fflo ERAO 5. at. JIEaLD.] TnE following aro the entries that have been made for the races that are to take place on the 1st of September, in addition to the lecond Australian Champion Sweopstakces. SPrINGao SWEEPSTAKES. Ben Bolt Flying Doa Wonder Shamrock True Blue Iarkaway Phmbo FaEE IIAnDICAP. Bon Bolt Wildrako Creeping Kate Flying Dos Red Deer , Egramont Lauristina Ackbar Poter 'Possum Planet Calypso Swindlor ' WVondcr Canute, late Clinton Irish Kato Fisherman Phwbre Io.
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. SHELLHARBOR. August 25. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. Leano otm comucoraONDaRTr. SIIELLBARBOR. August 25. WVe have had an addition to the means of teaching the "young idea how to shoot," by the establish. ment of a new school, situate about a mile and a half from the harbor; it flourishes by the name of thie Peterborough School. Much as it is desirable that the means of educating the rising generation should be increased, it is, at the same time, very questionable wisdom so to multiply schools in neighborhoods whim there is a paucity of children, as to cause such a division of the attendance that no one school has attendance sufficient to encour age and remunerate the teacher. It does seem that they who have busied themselves in inducing shoe teacher to come hero in the vain endeavor to sup port himself, wife, and family, by teachlingperhaps about a dozen chlildren, and that without the re motest chance of aid fron the National Board of Edulcation, have been guilty, to say the least, of in consideration and unkin...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE. Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. -----t- ~(ABRDoED F0OM Tae hERALD AND EsPIRu.) MELBOURNE. Thursday Evening. No new Mlinistry to-day. The debate was very acrimonious last night. O'Shanassy attacked Duffy, who made a bitter reply. The House adjourned till Tuesday. The IIeales' Cabinet, as submitted to thie Governor, had Duffy for Chief Secretary, and Aspinwall for Attorney-General. Before ac cepting thle list, the Governor called upon Mr. Duffy for as explanation regarding his conduct vwhile a member of the O'Shanassy Cabinet touching. the Sepoy sympathy. MIr. DIuffy gave an explanation, and thle Governor expressed himself satisfied. This Ministry would have been swvorn in, but that the Governor declined unconditionally to give power to dissolve. The general belief is that Ebden and O'Shan essy must come in. Mr. Haines is on his way from England, and is expected to arrive about the middle of Sep tember. Flour market is still depressed. The lady who tried to read history by the "light of oth...
LATEST BETTING IN THE CHAMPION RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
LAT?EST BETTING IN THIE CHAcPI.ON RGACE. 2 to 1 v. Flying Buck (taken and offered) 70 to 10 v. MIainstay (taken) 100 to 10 v. Veno (taken) 100 to 10 v. Zoo (offered) 100 to 10 v. Strop (taken and offered) 100 to 10 v. Deception 100 to 6 v. Young Morgan (offered) 100 to 5 v. Moss Rose (offered) 100 to 5 v. Don 100 to 5 v. Wildrako Mag-on-the-Wing has'been scratched. The reason assigned is that she has gone lame.
STICKING-UP. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
STxCrlNo.up.-Near Now Providcence a carrier avns stuck-up on the evoning of the 14th, by two men; they were tracked by detective Scarlett. The taller of the two, upon being called upon to surender, presented a revolver, and swore lhe would fire if further.pressed. In the melee he escaped, but his confederate, called "Little Jack,' wasn taken, ind sent on yesterday to Kiaindra. Someo sosplelon attaches to him as being concerned in one of the ";gte mail robberies. " ,?.??·
LABOR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
TLABOR tARIIKET. Mr. J. C, Glun' reports: Tiloe Tudor, immigrant luip, has nrrived. Tile labor mannrkot still ronlmils very inactivr; the late wet weather and the noticipated rush to the Snowy Rivior diggings may be thle causeo. IThle followring are the currort rates, viz.:--Withl board and lodging, or hot room and rations per annum: Slarried coupleslc, £45 to £60 ; farmin nmcnn, £30 to £35; gropms, £45 to £52; shephlerdo, £28 to £:0o; hotlcepers, £25 to £28; carpenters, £53 to £80; blacksmithsa, £60 to £80; cooks and laundreosn, £26 to £30; general servants, .£20 to £26.
PENRITH VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
PENRITII VOLUNTEEas.-TIChe Volunteers of 4he above corps assembled yesterday, agreable to -order, and took the oath of allegiance, when about thirty members were present; after wvhichl 'they attended drill tivice the same day, under tile instruction of Mr. Baynes, of the 1st New South Wales Rifles. The drill lasted about four hours, When the whole of the members acquitted them :sdlves to the entire satisfaction of their instruc tor. This corps stands newt in seniority to the 1st New South Wales Rifles, and are likely to add a great many to their members. Why do not the Windsor and Richmond people join them ?l-Conmmunicatcd to the Herald. 'Cuanaci AT KarANRa.--VWe must say avo feel surprised and shocked at the supineness of the clergy in this respect. With a population of between 3000 and 4000 souls, a church has oot yet even beern mooted by any one sect. There cannot now be the excuse of these dig glngs not becoming permanent. Interested parties from other mining localities may writ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
TO TLE EDITOB OF TOE XA.INER. Slo,-I overheard a remarkable dialogue on Sotday ove ninglast, between two persons--members I should sup pose of the Wesleyan Society of this place. Their names i afterwards found to be rtspeetively, ' Old Joshua I and "Caleb," whose grey locks were lying carelessly over the thooghtful lines fturrowed by the heavy hand of time. Their sobler graive demeanor indueoj, and even col manded attention. The usual salutation of the day having been duly attended to--ssociated apparently with all the gravity that in folbrmr timlnes would have clhracter ised, unlder similar circumstances, a lohemioan moun tuineer-rtho former observed to Caleb, "And what did you think of the sermon this morning ?' Catno--W\ell, Joshuah, ta say the truth, I really did not feel much edified. What a largo subject such as the one which we had thios morning, and which linvolves a series of important doctnues, or a combinatioln of features which conspiro to the development of the char act...
THE VOLUNTEER MOVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
*THE VOLUNTE ?R 1OV EMENT. A oa~rIsTO was held yesterday at MIr. Aldis's large room Georgestreet, Mr. Windeyer in the chair, to take into consideration the necessary steps for enrolling a Rifle Corps. Lists were handedin containing the names of above 150 volunteers, and the following resolution was agreed to :-"that the following gentlemen form a committee for the purpose of arranging a first meeting ofthel Volunteer Rifles in the Inner Domain, and also to present the lists to tie Chief Secretary, with a view to the immediate organization of the Corps :--Mr. A. G. McLean Surveyor-General Mr. C. W. Eastwood, Rail way Department; Mr. W. Ilarbottle, George street; Mr, WV. C. Windeyer, Elizabeth-street; MIr. Wim. Forde, 97 Bourke-street; Mr. James U. Fairfax, Ha rakl office ; Mlr. W. C. Still, Customs; Se'jeant-Major Baynes. George street." Some discussion arose as to the old corps, and it was announced that the officers had ill resigned. The election of officers, the choice of uniform,...
SHELLHARBOR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
Sne.LTriu3an .-Capntan Stobo, the. agent of the 1. S. N. Company, with Mr. Taylor, the surveyor, have been at Shellharbor inspecting the little bay, and taking sounding with a view to ascertain the practicability of the steamers getting inside. We understand that matters were found more favorable than they anticipated, and it is thought that the vessels may go in without much trouble or risk. This will be a great advantage to the Company as well as to shippers, in the sa\ ing of time and Ilbor in loading and unloading, and our Shellharbor friends will no doubt be pleased at the proof afforded of the capabilities of their port. Sloss or Tit TtvEsE.-There are no less than forty-olse cases set down for trial in the Court of Requests, at the monthly sittings on Thursday next. This number is greatly in excess of that of any previous sitting, and is a pretty sure sign that times are at Kiama, as overywhere else, "very dull." The Court will be opened at 10 o'clock sharp, to allowof the bus...
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
.I SCELLANEOS?S EXTRA CTS. How TIsE FRENCII AWERE MADE TO EAT PorTAToEs.-.Speaking of the introduction of the potatoo into France, M. Noel, a French agriculturist, says:--This vegetable was viewed by the people with extreme disfavour when first introduced, and many expedients were adopted to induce them to use it, but without success. In vain did Louis XVL wear its flower in his button hole, and in vain were samples of the tubercle distributed among the farmers; they gave them to their pigs, but would not use it themselves. At last, Parmentier, the chemist, who well knew the nutritive properties of the potatoe, and was most anxious to see it in general use, hit upon the following ingenious plan:-He planted a good breadth of potatoes at Sablons, close to Paris, and paid great at tention to their cultivation. When the roots were nearly ripe, he put notices round the field that all persons who stole any of the po tatoes would be prosecuted with the utmost rigour of the law, and several...
THE INSURRECTION IN NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
THE INS~TURREOCTIONIN NEW ZEALAND. S (From te Times, June 18.) Nobody can be surprised at the sensation created by the report of the insurrection in New Zealand. it is not merely that a successful and promising settlement is menaced with injury, but a great po litical qluestion is opened for practical solution ex actly at the moment that it had been proposed for theoretical debate. Howe should the military de fence of our colonies be conducted ? That is the inquiry which has recently occupied the attention of statesmen, and now, at thie very nickl of time, comes a colonial war, demanding no doubt, all our vigilance and activity, but inviting also our acnu test observation and most impartial judgmenlt. The experience of this occasion, if judiciously em ployed, may do more to resolve thie problem before us than twenty years of conjecture and discus sio~n. Tshe position of tlhe settlers in New Zealand, as regards advantage and disadvantage in this pecu liar respect, is not unevenly bal...
ONE SHILLING EACH. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 29 August 1860
ON' SIeLLINo EAc-r.-JAn attorney ie Dublin having died exceedingly poor, a shillhing subscription was set on foot to pay the expenses of his funeral. Most of the attorneys and bar risters having subscribed, neod of them applied to Tolor, afterwards Lord Chief Justice Norbu_,' expressing his hope that he would' also subscribo his shilling. " Only one shilling !" said Toler; "only a shilling to bury an attorney ! Hereis' a guinea; go and bury one-and-twenty of them " YANKEES ON BOARD THE GREAT EAssxEN' nURING THE ExPLOSION.-Dove and mo was standia' on the bridge at the time, when he seized mo by the collar, as if I'd been a child. " Duck," sais he, and before I know'd what Ihe was about, ihe sprung 'over the rail ontheo' deck, hauled me with him, and then shoved me up agin a wheelhouse, asa ramrod.. "What ini natur' is all this for ?" sais P. " Kearnel," sais he, quite cool, "I am used to this kind of thing; I have seen in my time more nor a hundred boats blown up-heads, arms, legs, a...