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SUSSEX-STREET MARKET RATES. [E. LOWTHER.] [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
SUSSEX-STREET BÏARKET RATES. [E. LOWTHER.] Maize, 3s to 3s Id per bushel ; wheat, 3s 6d to 5s Cd per bushel, Adelaide, 6s ; Cape barley, 2s to 2s 6d, English ditto, 2s 6d to 3s per bushel ; bran, lOd to ls per bushel ; hay (lucerne) L2 10s to L310s per ton, ditto (oaten) L2 10s to £3 \0B ; straw, L2 toL3 ; fowls, 2s Gd to 3s per pair ; duck», 2s Gd to 3s Gd ; geese, 4s Gd to 53 .Gd ; turkeys, Gs to 12s ; eggs ls 3d, per dozen ; bacon, 9d to ls per lb. ; onions, 2s 6d to 3s Gd per cwt. ; potatoes, 2s to 3s; Btore pigs, 3d to 3¿d per lb. ; calves 8s to 25s each ; hides, 3jd per lb.
Melbourne Stock Report. [DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO.] [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
Melbournè Stock Report. [DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND co 1 . ,' ' 1.-AT UATTLE.-U43 netta came to hand, one-half of tóm'¿Í¡iV''' good useful quality from Gipps Land, the balance wlA Northern lots, some of which were much wasted TheT» a good attendance of the town trade, also a few countw buyers, but tho competition on the whole was not brisk aswZ anticipated, considering that the supply was smaller th«« usual, prices in very few instances ruling above last wwi1, currencies-say, best bullocks, fromL7 to L8 2s Od- a few «rim. up to L8 15s; medium, 1.5 10s to LO 10s ; inferior ia io»?! L4 10s ; best cows, L5103 to LO lOs.some up to L7 lbs ; MZLA L4 to L410s; inferior, L210s. We have sold[225 Head for Mr T Stokes, from the Castlereagh, bullocks, at from L3 7s od iii L6 17s (ld, averaging L5 3s ; cows, at from L3 to L5 12s Od averaging L4 4s Sd ; and 10 bullocks for the executors of thé late Mr. E. Thomson, Clydebank, at from LO 12s Od to L7 7s Od. TAT CALVES.-40 offered, none of which wero rea...
Mudgee Stock Report. [CROSSING AND cox.] [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
Mudgee Stock Report. [cnoasiNG AND cox.l FAT CATTLE.-The supply though not largo has been fully equal to requirements, tho trude having been but poorly repre sented, which wo attribute to tho flooded stato of the country having proventod tho attcndanco of country buyers, Last week's rates have, however, been maintained, with an upward 1 tendency- We sold 51 from 03B to 04s, 29 from 68s to 100s, and 100 deliverable in Sydney at 110s. I FAT SHEEr may be quoted at last week's rriT. t, ,: lik,ly tc.bemaintained for some weeta tocóme^ c?,Me at from 7s 6d to 7s 8d. «.urne. \ye 8ol(j 8W STORE CATTLE.-Tho demand ia in excoT nf «. which for many reasons is likely to bo tho CM« il6 8upply. tho season. Wo sold 150 bullSolts and 32 miti^0"8^ ruling rates. ^ raised sexes nt STORE SWEEP.-Consequent upon the ' ninmwY' " ;' feed inquiries are becoming more numerouÄ66,01 absence ¡of wethers, other descriptions are^î'n"n? ,In th» fair prices. Wo sold 750 mixed weaners at 3s 5 g aken &t
Stock and Station Report. [DAWSON AND CO.] [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
Stock and Station Report. I DAWSON AND OO.l PAT CATTLE.-Bather unexpectedly, to-day, the market showed someweakness, but this was only temporary; thereis we think every prospect of the market being sustained. "We have sold several lots during the week at full prices, and do not alter last week's quotations. As usual when the metropolitan market promises well, the large butchers and dealers are buying all they can outside. "We hopo in the interests of tho BiiuattO's generally, that when tho central salo yards aro established, the system of selling stock outside will be abolished to a great extent. It cannot be doubted that it operates mischievously on the sale of fut stock. KAT SHEEP.-Tho market is barely supplied with really primo fat sheep, but badly conditioned stock are plentiful, and the buyers view witli suspicion all sheep that are offered, ns they think they must have suffered because of having hud to travel during the recent inclement weather. AVo have sold several lots of w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
TÜE DENILIQUIN ASSAULT GABK.- Maygor, pro prietor and editor of tho Deniliquin Chronicle v. W. H. Graves, agent for Powers, .Ruther ford, and Co,, intended to have been tried at the proximate sittings of tho district court has been settled through mutual friends. Mr. Maygor haying explained that tho articles, communicated and editorial, did in no sonso refer personally to Mr. Graves in tho Avay tho latter imagined, Mr. Grave« has expressed his regret for tho assault of last Deccmbor ; and states that such would never havo been committed but for thc bolief that such articles did HO refer to him. Mr. Graves having thus acted hastily, under such mis conception, now, by the advico of his friends, exprcssos his regret at tho occurrence ; agrees to pay all costs incurred ; withdraws his action ag»inst plaintiff for tho alleged libel ; and pays £20-which amount, on tho uggostion of Mr. Mayger, Mr. Graves will hand over to ho St. Paul's church building fund.
More New Zealand Massacres. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
More New Zealand Massacres. AGAIN we have disastrous intelligence from New Zealand, and the tale of butchery is enough to chill, the blood with horror. It appears that Te Kooti, having been, as is sup posed, joined by the Hauhau chiefs Hakariah and Kereopa, had been watching the proceed ings of Major Kemp, who, with his force of friendly natives, was in search of the rebels. Waiting until Kemp and his men were well away, and there were none but women and children and old men left in the pahs at Opape, Te Kooti pounced down upon them and took about a hundred and fifty prisoners. It is said that some of the men were out fishing, and were eye witnesses of the attack upon the pahs, and the capture of the women and ohildren. It is further stated that about thirty were slaughtered at once, but it seems to be very difficult to procure correct informa tion. Whether it is that the authorities are ashamed of themselves for allowing the arch murderer to slip through their fingers so often, or ...
POSTSCRIPT. Telegrams. WAGGA WAGGA. Thuraday, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
POSTSCRIPT. Telegrams. WAGGA WAGGA. Thuraday, 6 p.m. At a free punt meeting, whioh took place tm afternoon, it was resolved to retain Sir J'. Martin, and again try Holloway's case. The movement pro gresses favourably. . _ ,. In the circuit court, before the Chief Justice, Gordon against Bankin, an important trespass case, is now proceeding.
MELBOURNE. Thursday, 2 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
MELBOTJKNE. Thursday, 2 p.m Mr. H'Oulloch has failed to form a new Ministrj and it is probable that Mr. Macpherson will he agai sent for. The English pedestrians have gone to Sydney. ! -Randolph, the garrotter, who was sentonced th other day, received twenty-five lashes yesterday. The opening of the roadway through the Cartel Gardens is causing great dissatisfaction. Kain is very much wanted. Thursday, 2.30 p.m. There aro conflicting rumours concerning the formation of Mr. M'Oulloch's Cabinet/but nothing definite is yet publicly known. Barrati's benefit took place last night. The House was crowded to excess. She received a perfect oration, and during tho performance boquets (some with joweis) wero literally showered upon her. Thursday, 6.65 p.m. In the Legislative Council, this afternoon, Mr Jenner stated that Mi-. M'Culloch wanted extension of time to form his Ministry. The House then adjourned until to-morrew. Nothing definite is yet known. J 8.22 p.m. The Assembly adjourned to-da...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
WS. RESPECTFULLY solioits the . attention of Gentlemen to his large and carefully golected stock of new and fashionable goods, just to hand, comprising Smith's London Made Eureka Shirts, 6s. Od. EACH, or 38s. THE HALF-DOZEN-. Tho best Value in tho Trade. SMITH'S FEINTED CAMBRIC SHIRTS, the most fasionable styles. SMITH'S SILK, SILK MIXTURES, and ALL-WOOL SHIRTS. NIGHT SHIRTS READY FOR USE BOYS' and YOUTHS' SHIRTS, all sizes. UNDERSHIRTS and DRAWERS SUPERIOR HOSIERY LADIES' and GENTLEMEN'S First Choice JOSEPHINE KID GLOVES. Also, Choice Scarfs, Ties, Collars, Handkerchiefs, Braces, Bolts Turbons, Wristbands. THE NEW STRIPED REFORM FRONTS, with wristbands to match. PERFUMERY and TOILET REQUISITES, Purses, Portemonnaies, Tourist Cases, &c. THE VELOCIPEDE HANDKERCHIEF, ls Od EACH, or 3 for 4s. DERBY DUST COATS LIGHT SUMMER OVERCOATS SHOWER-PROOF OVERCOATS WATERPROOF CLOTHING. 12-Rlb NAGASAKI UMBRELLA, 21s 16-Rlb ditto ditto, 22s Od Superior ditto ditto, 25s. NOW OPEN, EX GLENDOW...
LITERATURE. Faith and Science. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
LITERATURE. Faith and Science. MAN IN GENESIS AND GEOLOGY ; OR, THE BIBLICAL ACCOUNTS OF MAN'S CREATION TESTED BY SCIEN TIFIC THEORIES OF HIS ORIGIN AND ANTIQUITY. BY tho Hov. JOSEPH P. THOMPSON, D.D., LL.D. 12 mo., pp. 140. IT is a misfortune that the two camps into which the intellectual world is now divided-those of science and religion-understand so little of ono another. Even tho weapons of one sido aro almost unknown to tho othor. Such is tho defectivo training in the theological schools that that great implement with which the army of science has won almost all its grand victories in modern progress-tho process of scientific reasoning is an instrument with which the young theologians are almost utterly unacquainted-the cumulative process of reasoning, by which one little fact is piled upon another, until at length, after weary labour, a broad generalization can be erected, which shall be a guide to all future investigation ; the delicate and conscientious balancing of probabi...
The Longford Election. PITCHED BATTLES BETWEEN THE OPPOSING FORCES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
The Longford Election. 1 PITCHED BATTLES BETWEEN THE OI-POSINO p0nCES THE scones that occurred at the Longford Ele r whore tho Fenians and Orangemen united to the Liberal Ministerial candidato, were of th°PP°B9 exciting kind, and much bloodshed was tho resulT* (From the Times, January 6.) The return of Captain Greville-Nueent fr» T . is confirmed by tho reports from the ttl onrí0rd places-Longford, Ballymahon, and GrSSdP°^" tho numbers at the close of tho noll Th« s Ç^ng the "Nationalists" has proved, as was utter failure. The Martinites were^ Î'aa points, even in the places where they WMWU AU possess a considerable force, and to be l«°1,llto success. In Longford tho polling was oarrtaH? ?f comparative tranquillity, the' supporters of (W.?1 Grevillo-Nugent being m such a majority aa to m"u ? hopeless to attempt any violent opposition Tn n « mahon Mr. Martin's friends Snustered ht J,', force, and expected to have a majority L «, poll, but an overwhelming mob in tho int ! of Captain G...
Household Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
Household Recipes. To OLEAN A HAIR BRUSH.-P,ut a tablespoonful of spirits of hartshorn in a pint of water and wash tho brush in it. It will very quickly make tho brush as clean as new; wo have tried it. SCORCHED LINEN.-When linens or muslins are scorched in tho getting up, without being actually burnt, a brown mark is left upon tho spot, which may be removed by laying some of tho following composition upon it, before tho article is again washed :-Slico six large onions, and express the juice, which mustjbe added to a quart of vinegar, with one ounce of poarlash. Boil tho whole until tho mixture becomes thick, and apply it to the scorched spot while it is hot. LMPROVED METHOD OP MAKING COFFEE.-TO an ounce of ground coffee add a common teaspoonful of tho best flour of mustard seed, previous to tho boiling. To those unacquainted with the method, it is inconceivable how much it improves the fragrancy, fineness, trans parency, and gratefully quick flavour of tho beverage, and adds to its...
Shocking Murder in Adelaide. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
Shocking Murder in Adelaide. A MARRIED woman named Mary Legge was mur dered in Bandley-street, Adelaide, on t lie 20th March, hy her husband, under the following cir cumstances, detailed at the inquest. George Rosk ling said-Last night after I returned from chapel I was in the kitchen at Gason's Labour Office, in Hindley-street. I thero saw William Wallace Legge and his wife, the deceased. They were quarrelling. He asked her to go to bed, and she said, "No ; not with a devil like you ; I hate you, you low-looking devil." Legge then went into a back room. I was sitting reading the paper where Mrs. Legge was. Heard a noise in tho back room like knives or spoons rattling. Legge came out from the back room with his hand under the bosom of his shirt. He asked her again if she would go to bed and make it up with him. She said, " I'll see you in-first." He took hor then by tho hair of her head and dragged her from the form on which she was sitting. He then took out a knife from his bosom a...
Breach of Promise. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
Breach of Promise. TH cue of Brodie v. Robinson was heard in the Supreme Court,-Adelaide, on the ISth ultimo. It was unction for breach of promise of marriage, and the ¿wrns were laid at L500. Mr. Bundey, who appeared for pkintiff, . defendant, who had pleaded ..(.tp.'. the cMaration, but was not represented by counsel) said it ra a moat 'disgraoeful ease. The parties were both members bf Mr. Henderson's Presbyterian Cburoh, Port Adelaide,.and through worshipping together in that durch they became acquainted and engaged. They we to have-been married on the 25th December. The narriage breakfast was prepared, and several well born colonists were present as guests. There was one fettere in the case which made the defendant's conduct more than usually heartless. The defendant had been isiduous.in his attentions, and his letters were frequent, and were all singular mixtures of selfishness «id hypoomy. The defendant for two years had plotted the ..ruin of plaintiff, and at last succeeded ...
Supposed Infanticide near Bega. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
Supposed Infanticide near Bega. IN connection with a paragraph that recently appeared in this journal, referring to a protracted inquest which commenced at Bredbatoura, in the Bega District, in October last, and only terminated about a fortnight ago, it will bo seon by the sub joined report, abridged from the Moruya Telegraph, that it has culminated in the committal for trial of two young ladies, daughters of a most respected resident of the locality. Margaret Gilbert and Elizabeth Tarlinton, two young ladies of rsspoctable connections, who wore charged with unlawfully concealing the birth of a female child, appeared before the court at Moruya. Emily Mary Wintle, duly sworn, stated: I am a-î£married woman, and reside at Bred hatoura. Know Mr. Tarlinton, who resides there. Lived with him about thirteen years, j was brought up by Mrs. Tarlinton from six years of age ; and I know Miss Tarlinton and Mrs. Gil bert, alias Sharpe, who are both Mrs. Tarlinton's daughters. The former is abou...
Gold-mining Companies. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
j Gold-mining Companies. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] I THINK it will be acknowledged eventually, that ono of the groat mistakes committed by tho founders (bona fide) of most companies formed for the purpose of gold-mining in this colony is this-that tho amount fixed as the nominal capital ÍB generally far in excess of tho sum (with interest) likely to be returned to the shareholders by the time the olaims are worked out. Take as an example a company (in the success of which, as a contributing shareholder, I am interested) with a nominal capital of £36,000, repre sented by a lease of certain ground for fifteen years, for which tho promoters and original proprietors rotain 24,000 shares, considered each as £ 1 paid up, and 12,000 shares, allotted to tho contributors or share holders finding the money capitol. To roturn the nominal capital, with interest thereon at tho rate of 10 per cent, per annum, to tho shareholders in fifteen yours, about a ton and a-quartcr of gold (in fact, 2727ilb....
GRENFELL. To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
GRENFELL. 2*o thc Editor of the Tmon and Country Journal. SIB,-In answer to several inquiries made by miners from the adjoining colonies, respecting the true charac ter of the several leads which have been recently opened in this neighbourhood, tho following is a truo and correct report as far as it is possible to arrive at such: Tho Quondong Gully Lead is somewhere about threo railes long, principally leased from ono to ten acres ; depth of sinking, 150 to 200odd feet; average width of lead, twonty-ñve feet ; depth of wash-dirt carrying gold, from one foot to eighteen inches ; yield of gold Will average about 8dwts por load of 21cwt. Stewart's Gully, running nearly parallel with the Quondong, and forms a junction mid-way. Tho depth of Bulking, average width of lead, depth of wash, and yield of gold, is similar to the Quondong. The Two-mile Lead runs more easterly and westerly tuan either Quondong or Stewart's Gully, and has been opened some threeinonths ago. The load is upwards of ...
THE NATURALIST. Animals known to the Ancients (From the Paris Correspondent of Land and Water.) [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 9 April 1870
THE NATURALIST. Animals known to the Ancients (From the Farts Correspondent of Land and Water.) SOME timo ago a gentleman of the namo of Lenor mant presented a paper to the Paris Academy of Sciences, in which he attempted to show that until the 18th dynasty, or 14th century before the Christian era, no figures of horses were visible on the monu ments of ancient Egypt, and from this he concluded that previously that animal was, unknown to the inhabitants of Northern Africa. Last week M. Faye took up the question again, and stated that, on his late return from Cairo, he had read the books of Genesis and Exodus once more, in order to compare what he had seen with the Mosaic descriptions, and had hit upon the following verso :-" And these are the children of Zibeon : both Ajah and Anah : this was that Anah that found the mulos in the wilder ness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon, his father." (Gen. xxxvi. 24.) M. Faye then remarked, that Anah was a contemporary of Abraham, who lived long b...