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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JULY 24. PUBLIC WORKS LOAN ACT BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JULY 24. PUBLIS WORKS LOAN ACT BILL. Mr. Patterson moved the third reading. Mr. Bayles asked if the Commissioner of Public Works would provide on the Esti mates for testing the Mount Abrupt free stone. The Minister said it was his inten tion to do so. The bill was then read a third time. RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION BILL. \Ir. Laurens supported Mr. Munro's amendment. The Outer-Circle line would accommodate 70,000 persons without addi tional expense. The Outer Circle would cost £190,000, as against the £245,000 of the Government proposal. Mr. Duffy had not a word to say in favor of the Outer Circle. Indeed he had not heard a single argument in support of it, nor was it supported except by those per sonally interested in it. The H'obson's Bay line should be bought if it could be got on fair terms; but he was afraid it was too late now, and also that it was too late to take running powers, though that was the next best thing to buying it. He was, therefore, drive...
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, JULY 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUES)AY, JULY 24. The President took the chair at twenty five minutes to65o'clock, and read the usual form of prayer. SUPREME CGURT JURISDICTION BILL. Mr. Cuthbert moved the first reading of a Bill to Imhprove the Jurisdiction and pro cedure of the Supreme Court, and for other purposes connected therewith. The motion was agreed to, and its second reading fixed for that day fortnight. ADJOURNMENT. The House at its rising, adjourned until that day fortnight.
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, July 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, July 24. The Education Bill was introduced to. day. It levies a capitation tax at the rate of 10s per child annually, and not exceed ing £2 for each family. There are no school fees or compulsory clause. The school is to be opened with the Lord's prayer, and a chapter from the Bible, the attendance at which to be optional; other wise the educational system is secular.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 25. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, July 25. Mr. Jlorganu's nmotion censuring the Chief Secretary was carried in the Council by a majority of six. Sir Henry Ayers g.ave no indicatiou as to what effect the mtiln wI,,uld have on him or on the linistry : and the Council, on his motion, adjourned unit l next Tuesdlay. To-day is the anniversary of M'Donnel Stuart crossing the cutinent sixteen years A lunratic named Logg has committed sui cide at the asylum by shooting himself. The steamer Atjeh has arrived at Port Darwin with seventy passengers. She takes 3000 ounces of gold for Adelaide. Large sales of wheat has been made at 7s 8,1. ADELAIDE, "July 24. In the Council to-day, Sir Henry Ayers gave notice for to-morrow of a motion in favor of priceeding with the new Parlia. ment buildings, and approving of the site. Mr. Morgan gave notice of motion for to morrow of a vote of want of confidence in Sir H. Ayers for acting unconstitutionally and discourteously towards the Council. Mr. Wigley has given...
TRANTER V. MATTHEWS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CHRONICLE. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
TILVYTER . -.iMATTItEAI' " ---9------- To 'IHE EDITOR OF TIlE T HRONtilt' :. Sir,-Observingi i your issue of t 2h- ~ Ih instant the report of a case hIeadtd " lan:,2. stating that I was charged with h.i?,n fraudulently induced Thomas TraIntr rl sign two valuable securities viz., 1ills of exchange, by false pretences; and tbhat, at warrant having been issued for my arre.t. I hrd given myself up to Constable Siunnitt. &c.,- I hope 'yu N'iill oblige mie by giving publicity to the fact- as such a lport is calculated to injure my character-that I never induced, or attempted to inlduce Tranter to sign any bills, papers, or do?es ments whatever, either by false pretcuces or otherwise, as was clearly proved ini previous triel-Tranter v. Bowker; av I teat, so far from desiring to avoid meeting any charge that could be brought against me, as soon as I quite unexptctedly heard that a warrant had been issued for my arrest, I undertook a journey of over forty miles, with the express purp...
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, July 25. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
EARLIER INTELLIGENCE. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, July 25. Leave has been given to Mr. Garrett in the Assembly to introduce an amending Land Bill. It is intended to abolish the right of making purchase by virtue of im provements on reserves. It also provides for the abolition of the 31st clause and the validation of all hitherto done under it. Also that no conditional purchase may be transferred within a period of three years, and the reduction by one half of the neces sary value of improvements. It also pro vides to give a title to the purchaser whether on free selection, mining selections, pastoral leases, or others. A deputation from the Borough Council of Albury saw Sir H. Parkes to-day on the question of water supply, the site for a town hall, and the extension of the volunteer system to Albury, to all of which the Pre mier promised consideration. The annual report of the Commissioner of Railways shows an increase of nearly £28,000 I on the passenger receipts, and over £500 on the...
ENGLISH MAIL TABLE 1877 FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
ENGL[-IM.\IL T lBLE 1S77 Fioni [ o:. ;;..'v. lve., I.TI,.d ,'L |' .'aves Lonldor! ..Arrives fia Southa:'iii.:,' Via Brinidisi. i a:t Melbournr. Tanuary . :1 .I .:rii.,rv Mar . rh F briarv . 8 Februarv 11; Aril . i mmr'h . . ! Makrch ." . liy> . A ril . . :, ii . . ! Mia . . .' a . I t .T1 :'6 Muly ,. 8 J;u"t •l e. "1 Junet . 6 A. . A1 July . . . ": . _'iu-t . , Se- tcinlber. 1} Augut . : ut 31 iOct,,her. . 1; Septeinber . i Srite'.r No?'etucr . 13 Octoler . er . i Decemb er . 11 Notb1ih.r !. - I o.-::!r . -Jannary.i7.. 8 Decembcr !. i [ecnertr 1! Februnar . l"Ro? Vilctlra.. [elbour:.e. 1': [;;l;ilidi». I'ta SJuthampiu tull Janualr-', . '* ' r;:h . 1:' i Marlh . . Il February .' April . 9 April . . .1 Marrh . '. My . . 7 May 14 April . . I ne . le . 11 :. I . • Ily . : July . iic . 12 July . ) A ul . . 6 Jul? . . . 1 A.\;, . 27 September . Atlirust . Sep'lteimber I1 i Octobr . 1 Si4pti'nbr . t .,t...b'r . " '2 Octobcr . .'9 October . . Nolimbcir 1 i Nuvember . '6 Novcnclr . 1 Dece...
THE SANDHURST ELECTION. SANDHURST, July 23. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
7'ffIE .?YD HIIRST ELECTION. SANDHURaT, July 25. The election of a member for the Legisla tire Assemnbly for Saudhurst in place of Mr. C i; Blackham, who had resigned his seat after being petitioned against, took place to day. \Ve.iucsdav. The candidates were the Smembnier. Mr. Black-ham . Mr. A Mackay, and MIr. John Gray. The pilling, which resulted In favor of Mr. \Mackay by a conL siderable majority, was as follows : Mackay .. ... . . 1872 Blackham .. 1665 Gray .. ... .. . 5-3 Majority for Macka', 207. DECLABATION OF THE POLL. An immewne number of people collected in front of the eastern face of the Town-hall. There could hardly have been less than 5,000 present. The utmost excitement existed. The returning officer having tie clared the poll. Mr. Mackay, Mr. Blackham, ani Mr. Gray returned thanks to the electors ,r the support they hail received. Thre-. chekecs were then given to the re t u rning licer, and the nmeting broke up. A. many raise as an oljection to swing ga;ts, says ...
THE MARKETS. LONDON, July 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
THE MARKETS. Losnos, July 24. The wheat market is stronger: Ade laitde, 6. to 68s ; New Zealand, 55s. to 60s. At the public sale to-day 600 tons of Wallarno cake copper averaged £79, and ingot £79 Its 6d ; 230 tons of Burra cake averaged fruni £74 to £75. Tin is dull at £66 5s SERIOUS RIOT IN AMERICA. NEw YORK. July 23. Desperate fighting has occurred at Pittsbur;;, in America, and the regulars have hbein despatched to restore order. The militia have defeated the rioters, and ii II the the town with arms and cannon. The sheritf of the city has been killed.
AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, July 26. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
A USTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. (AUKTRALIA. ASSOCIATED PI?ES5?TELEGIEIAMS.) LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, July 26. In the further hearing by the Elections and Qualifications Committee of the peti tion against Dr. Macartney to-day', the evidence of the sitting member was taken. It was merely an assertion that he had resigned the ministry, and ceased to perform priestly functions. The com mittee adjourned till Tuesday, when the decision will be given. In the Assembly this evening, the Geelong and Queenseliffe line was carried without any discussion, but there was some opposition to the Warrenheip and Gordon's line. Mr. Service especially opposed it, and complained that these additional lines had been forced on the House by the Government, without any particulars being given. He spoke strongly in favor of a line to the Darling to gather all the tratfic they could to the colony. Sales of wheat have been made at 7s 7id. Flour has been selling freely at L15 15s. This was a fine day for coursing....
RUMORED RUSSO-ITALIAN ALLIANCE. LONDON, July 24. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
RUMORED RUSSO-ITALIAN ALLIANCE. Losuos, July 24. There are vague rumors of a Russo Italian alliance. The Russian press allege that if the British squadron enters the Hellespout it will encounter an Italian squadron. SEVERE FIGHTING ON THE BALKANS. LONDON, July 23. The Russian have occupied the Shipka Pa3~ in the Balkans, but only after severe fighting and heavy loss. The Russians have occupied Lovatrin aiftr severe fighting. OPERATIONS ON THE DANUBE. LoNDos, July 23. The Russian forces are marching to besiege Silistria, and are now besieging Ru stchuk. DESPATCH OF A BRITISH FORCE TO THE MEDITERRANEAN. LoNDoN, July 23. A British force is proceeding to Malta and Gibraltar, and it is believed even tuallvy to Gallipoli. The press approved of the despatch of a force to the Mediterranean. LoNDoN, July 23 (Later). Lord Derby in the House of Lords, and Sir Stafford Northcote in the House of Commons, said that having regard to the condition of Europe, it was desir able to supplement the Medi...
DEFENCES OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Camperdown Chronicle — 27 July 1877
DEFIENCES OF VICTORIA. p F This is a more-extended account of the proposals of Sir W\m. Jervois for the defence of the colony, than the one received by tele graph, and which appeared in our last D issue:- C 1. The passage of an enemy through the ft shoals near the entrance to Port Phillip to be f prevented by two forts and by torpedoes. 2. The outer anchorage and the passage to it to be defended by two land batteries. 3. The Cerberus to act in conjunction with the fort and land batteries, both in the protection of the outer anchorage and in the defence of the passages through the shoals. T 4. A possible attack from Western Port or from the westward of Port Phillip to be ( met by a field force. 5. The naval and military forces to be maintained as follows: The Cerberus--ll0 officers and men in time of war, with a reduced establishment in time of peace, when the system of defence is completed. A swift gmb-vessel, to take the place of the Victoria, and to be employed on survey and other...