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Government Gazette. COUNTRY LAND SALES. On Thursday, 23rd July, at eleven o'clock. At the Police Office, Tamworth. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 22 July 1857
-Soiifvnmnn COUNTRY LAND SALES. On Thursday, 23n! July, at eleven o'clock. At the Police Oi/ice, Tumour th. PoTTisciBtt (Town Lots).— Town of fiunneilnh : Lot I , 3 roods 21) perches ; lots 2 to 8, 2 roods each ; lols it to 13, 1 aero each ; lat 14, 1 neru 3 roods 34 porches; lot 1G, 3 roods ; lots Hi to 30, 2 roods e.-.cli. Upset price, X8 per pcre, Pakhy (Suburban Lot). — On Neminghn Flni, nnnr Tttmwoith: Lot 40, 10 aeres. L'pset'pilco, £2 Ills per acre. At the Police Office, Drtujlon , AtminNV (Town Lois),— Town of ^rnyton ; Lots 1 to II, 1 acre each Upset price, X3 per acre. Auuiony (Suburban Lots). — At loAweomba: Li.ts 12 to 21, 2 acres each. In the fioutli-wostern suburbs ol Orny tun '. Lot 22. G neren 2 roods; lot 23. 4 acres 2 roods 30 perclies ; lot 24, fi nores 3 roods ; lot i 2,i to j.7, 6 acres eneb : lot 2tt, 4 nnres 20 pirebos -. lot 2H, It) uci-b 2 roods 20 perches ; lot 30, 10 nercs 2 roods ; lot .SI, 17 acres 2 roods ; lot 32, 13 acres 3 roods j Un 18 aci cs I rood...
NEW ZEALAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 22 July 1857
NEW ZUALAXD JlAltlvETd. Xew Ze,u.anp, Juno 7. — Stock Market,— Mr. W. Iluiitcr reports the U.itilo and Sheep .Market as bolng much the same ns the past few weoks. At tho sale held by him on Tuesday last there was a fair quantity of both fat and stare stock and a good atleudnncc of buyers. Fat cattle changed linntls at iviuiiuerative rate.', tho prices j obtained showing an incrcaso upon thoso ol tho previous | sales. A lot of eight fat cows averaged £3 10s Oil : i another lot of five bullocks averaged £1 0 8s— the two : bigjost sold for £12 5s and Jill Gs cncn. S'oro stock - was not brought forward in such quantities as of lato t weeks. A lot of young stoers sold for £-i 7s 6d each', a few boilers averaged £4 15s, Good dairy cows are I still wanted, they wore sold from £12 to XlGos. Tho I cattle sale, held at Otabuhu, by Mr. W. Hunter I was well supplied with stock, which all Bold for fair : price*; storo Ktock and dairy oows bringing au advance j upon the Xewmaiket prices of Tuesda...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 22 July 1857
BIRTH. At Morpeth, on tho iCth July, Mrs, H. IL Hall, of 1 son. MARRIED. On tho 14th instant, by the Rev. Robert Chapman, at St. Mary's Church, West Maitland, William Kellermann Esquire, to Anne Willis, only daughter of Wakefield Simpson, Esquire, of Presqueville. DEATH On tho 10th instant, at the Golden Fleece Inn, East Maitland, Thomas Capp, Esq., late of Ellerslie, Jerry's Plains, in the 87th year of his age, after a long and pain- ful illness. His end was peace. |
ILLAWARRA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
ILLAWARRA. (From the Illawurra Mercnm . Julu 20.1 Tub Wkatiieii at Woi.lonoono.-~' With tho exeep- | tion of a slight shower on Thursday evening last, we have , had most beautiful weather dudng the week. Plough ing 1» a 1 but completed, a great deal having been done since the weathor took up. From all we can learn, wo are inclined to think that tho hicadth of wheat sown this yoi.r will not equal that of last, notwithstanding that a deal of new laud has been brought Into crop. This is accounted for by many partita having been deterred from ploughing by tho unfavourable weather. To our know ledge, feed is getting Noinowhat scarce, tho cool win Is cutting down tho grass liko a scythe. Several parties hero Intend sowing the sorghum, for the purpose of fodder and tbo feeding of fowN. Attkmptto Assassin ati: — Somo evil disposed porson attempted, about f) o'clock in the ovening of the Dtb instant, to n!-sa*muato M. Hiudniarsh, Esq., J. P., at his residence Abie Bank, Jcrrlgong. On that ev...
GRAFTON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
GRAFTON. Ljlnd Sales.— -On Monday and Tuesday land sales wero held, as advertised, at tho Gourf-houso, North Grafcon. On Monday the land* realised very high rated, amounting in all to about £700,* Huhurbau lands ut North Grofton bringing as high us jC14 per acre, river frontage below lower North- Graftou £10 17s- per ucre. There was a great deal of competition ulio for tho lands at 8 »uth Grafton ; allotments 0, 7, *8, and 9 realising nbout £248, Mr. Bligh being tho purcha*or. Allotment 0, 2 roods 25 perche^. re-iliecd tho almost fabuloua price of £b'G. Too mile on Tuesday did not realise a great dod, tho land being situated in localities that wero not much cured for. Tun Uoaiki. — I am glad to state that tenders have boen accepted for the repair nf tho Urrnm Bridge, and that Mr. Bli^h will start at one 3 to examine tlio scrub, B ick's Crook, lev. ; nnd that a person goes with him who is likely to tender for the clearing of the former. There is no d' uht but that tbo works will ho c...
PUBLIC MEETING AT WARWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
I'UHLIC UEKTIHO AT WARWICK. A FUDMC meeting was held in Warwick on tho 7th Instant, A. D. iiroughtou E»q., in tho chair, for the pur pose of petitioning the Exccutivo for tho appointment of a stipendiary noagistrato to that township and district. It was movod hy Mr. Fleming — ' That, for tho pur poses of administrative justice), a permanent police magistrate wns absolutely necessary in that township.' Moved by Mr. Walker — 'That the petition which ho road should be ad iptedby the meeting.'' Moved by Mr. Meston, ds au elector — u That, inas much as Mr. C. Irving had lost the reap' ct and forfeited tho confidence of every member in this district, it is re solved that Mr. Patrick Lr«lie will be requested to pres ent their petition to the Honorable tho Colonial Secret ary/' Mr. M., in cutting langungo, took a retrospect of tho 41 Darling' member's behaviour beforo election und bin conduct since ho took his seat in tho Legislature : tho last bo characterised as manifesting gross negligen...
TENTERFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
TENT E R F I ELD. New Link of Roao. — A new lino or tract botween Tentei field and Ip^wioh, via Thoreil-t, waa recently ridden over by Mr. Deputy Surveyor Wood', assisted by Mr. A. Callen and Mr. Spearing, of tho Ihmno Bonoo | and Undercliff'i stations. The ron^o leaves Tenterfiold and proceeds by thee stations to Thoreila, heading all tho Cbirence and Condnmino tributaries. J ho mileage between Teriterfield and both Ipswich and Grafton will be now brought to an equality — about 140 miles less dit-tmce than between Teuterfiuld and Ipnwiuh, along the present postal road hy tho way of Drayton — a circuitous bend, whieh plainly shows that tho pro^ent post-oflico arrangements havo littlo regard to the con venience of tho inhabitants of Morotoii R iy for speedy delivery. The overland mails hy thu new line could be forwarded two dayn sooner to Ipswich than thoy arrive by tho prodent D-ayton circumbendibus. Tho discovery is ot somo importance to tho peoplo in liiisbanc and Ipswich, and wo ...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. STRIKE AMONG THE NEWCASTLE COLLIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. STRIKE AMONG THE NEWCASTLE COLLIERS. (From the Correspondent of the Empire.) Wo regret having to announce that tho colliers omploycd by tho A. A. Company aro on strike for an ad vance of w; ges. The refusal to work without an advance was conceded arose hut yesterday (Monday) morning, nnd a» tho affair is but young it is to bo hoped lhat it may bo amicably arranged beforo it grows old and aggravated on either side, or beforo any serious consenuences shall have arisen inimical to the interests of the port. From what can bo gleaned at present tho tnon appear to labour under an impn-ssion that a tacit understanding existed between themselves and those previously having the ma nagement of the Company's works, that the sealo of wages should rbe and fall iu accordance with tho price of con 1 on tlio maikct bore — such, it is alleged, being the ease at most of tho Welsh mines at homo, and adopted as an equitable mode of adjusting wages and of obviating the evil couscq...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Floops and Dkain'Agf. — An ofliciil letter his been roccived In roply to a communication marie to the Govern ment by Mr. Jo.iopb Chamber*, socrofary to tho above movement, and is published in our atlvr rtiiing columns. We sli.tl] continue to watch with peeuliar interest tho progresi which the question will mnkn whon brought fully under tho notice of ji Parliamentary cwminittcp, since the Northern Times dircetel in tho first instance iho attention of pnrtios in th« Hunter River District to the im tortnnce and necessity of a comprehensive Hchome of drnin 'KG : — Maitlan n School or Arts.— ^ Tho rejourned debate on the land question was resumed on the evening of Thnnday last. Mr. Chiistie opmeJ the debate, and w.is followed by Mr. Bri 'g*. Tho latter gentleman criticised Mr. Gorrick'n cstay. and objected to somo of the ntnto racnts contained in it. Ife was followed by I)r. M*Cnrt npy, who animadverted in his usually warm and cm plinth* manner ou the pre-emptive ri^h...
STONEY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
STONKY CUREK. (From the Empire Correspondent ) Will it ever rain again is a question often asked at ?8toriey Creek, and never was tho want of it so much felt ;at that place as at present— heaps of stuff lying un washed — fifteen puddling machines all standing btill for ?want of wat.-r — m- scarce has this important element become that it lias to be carted in soino n.Btnnees for ithreo miles for culiunry purposes. J u spite of this the minors still hang on and will do fo to tho hist, for they well know that twenty-four hours' rain will afford them 'the means of washing for tho next twolvu months ; in fact, su numerous are tho holo» tlf^ once fdled thero :ficed bo no apprihenHlon.-b?'a isearc'ity ngidn occurring in ?tho localityj-tf^he present Vtfrkingdf,*nnd once iupplied with the inetfM-$ffyYOHhigg,- to be doubted whether a -better tgt.ld field oxinto for a man of little uncans .than tho Iron'^JSnrku. New ground is being opened nlmo&t daily*: which, although not sufiiciently...
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. MAITLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. MAITLAND MARKETS. Trade has been firm, and a considerable amount of business has been transacted. Tho prices of flour liavo slightly increased. Vsurtadlks. — Cauliflowors fis, cabbages (scarce) from 4s to 5s per dozen ; turnips 6s per dnzon bunches; po tatoes. from £14 lo £17 per ton ; pumpkins, from Cd (o 8d each. Dairy and Other Produce.— Chce*o, from PJd up wards; bacon (wholo^alo) cured at tho Messrs. Vindin's curing citablinhmcnt, 8Jd per lb. ; eggs, from 9d to Is por dozen ; butter, Is 9d to 2s; milk, 6d perqusrt ; hay has a donruward tendency, and cells at about £12 por ton. Ghvin. — Wheat, 7s to 8s Od per bushel ; maize, ditto* Other grain remains nearly as beforo. Meat. — Thero is nochango in tho price of meat. Mill Phicks. — Nicholson's, fine, £2«J ; seconds, £22 per ton: bran, 10s per bushel, Vindin's — finof £23 ; seconds £22; bran, 10s por bushel. Pearce's — fino, £25 ; sveonds, £22; bran, 10s per bushel.
GOLD FIELDS. ROCKY RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
GOLD FIELDS. ItOCKY HIVER. ( 'From the Armidale Express July 18 th.J Wo aro now blo-ned with milder woiithor and a hlao -skv, aud tho general toast ie — 'Long may thoy last.' 1 ara sorry to say that in tho new rush on Sydney Flat many of oar oldest and menr, energetic di^gcrj have boen vory utuuccensful. I might onumer.ite naniet1, bur. refrain, for tliere is an old Scotch proverb to tho point — 44 Lot dead fl ea stick to tho wall,' and uo hotter luck to ' *tho good follows next time. Tn taking a walk to tho post nflico tho other day, 'while threading tho labyrinth of shafts now rotten und fallen in, I oiuio up -n a freph track. 'Thanks to tho man who made this new road.' I exclaimed to a friend who accompanied inc. 'Oh.' ho replied, 41 it is ot.ly Ryan, carting down what is thought to ho his £1000 ?worth of washftig bt.ufF, to '4bo toinmed.1' After bo Hrgo a quantity of valuublu material having lain neglected for eighteen months, who will dare to attack tho honesty of the Rooky Kiv...
MAITLAND STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
MAITLAND STOCK. MARKET. Since our last report the market hero has been woll supplied with fat cat lo aud sheep, 'lio former having arrived in large numbers: but notwithstanding, nearly all wore disposed of to the trado at satisfactory pr'ces. Wj have to notice that on Tuesday next we shall have for tale fifteen hundred fat wethers from Coomoo Coonioo, tho station of R. Pringle, Esq., a very primo lot. Milch cows, with young calves, aro much sought aficr, and command high prices. Working bullocks and draught horses are in good demand. 115 head of fat cattle, at 90s each ; 124 head of ditto at 70s to Sis Ud ; S'i cows, at .p)2* Cd each ; 9G hoad of f*t cuttlu, at SOa to 84s each ; 20 head of fat cattle, at 100s each ; lot of ewes, at 12s -ld ; upwards of 20 horses of a light de&criptiun, at £L to £10 each. DODDS &. CO. July 24th.
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
ORIGINAL COEEESPONDENCE. ?We -7o not identify oumelvea with the opinion i ezprcssvd by our Oorre*jwtnlcnt*.] ' I will ttfll lb to tho world,'' exclnimcd tho learned 'fcmellfungus ; you had letter -said 41 1 tell It to your .-$i-y«iiciaii.' To the Editor cf the Northern Time*. Sin — When ft boy of clergymen deliberately accuse ? cach other in tho public print* of falsehood, with a small subsidiary indictment of imbtcllitv, doctoring -quotaa tious, ignorance, inallcc, abuse, rudeness, and ho forth! it 1* nearly timo for the ' unlearned ' to reflcct a little, and to ask 1 vcm a frw questtann. I was lamenting about it a f«w days back to n frirnri, '? Ho!'' said hci ? 44 thoy belong to tl»o gentlemen's church.' Whon controversy ima once commented upon this fnot 1ng, as I)r. Johnr.cn nahl to Dr. Percy, ' Sir, there in ail ond of politeness,' We arc to bo as iurio oh wo plcnHo. Sir, you said that X was near flighted, but, Mr. Kditor; thoro U something more than rudeness in this clerical co...
WEEKLY PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
WEEKLY PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Maizo ; good sound samples, fit for shipment, aro in demand, and indifferent ones are obtainable at from 7b tfd. Bnrlov nt our last quotations. Brouleo potatoes for seed sell from 12s to 14s per cwt, bags included. Laccnio hay in gnod condition is in demand ; lucerne seed, 5s per lb. Tho celebrated GrtsTord choeso continues in request at former prices; Forrester's Wollombi cheoie being of superior quality, lOd wholesale. Hides, sun dried, extra quality, 18s 3d. Wheat at from 7& Gd to 8s Gd. D. C CARTER, Auctioneer and Commission Agent* July 24, 18:-7.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
A USTRALIAN MUTUAL FROVIDEN'J -TX SOCIETY. The Directors have the satisfaction to draw ?hoaltontioti of. intending ASSUREHSto tho important ami peculiar privileges accorded to the Society by its Act or lxco.i I'Ohation, nnioni. which aro tho following : ? 1. The protection to a y radii ally increasing amount nf A I.I. ITS rouciKS, after at 1 endurance of two 'years tigiftfln the operations of laws r, luting to Insolvenci/. 2. The Protection o» Policies or Married Womkn against the debts or. control of their husbands. 3. For the encouragement of small assurers their pol i cies arc relieved from the heavy tax involved in taking ox) letters of administration, j c. Annual Premiums for Assurances of £100 with Bom s Additions. Age. 25 35 ?!?- Oo Premium. £2 2 8 £2 1'. 4 £3 11 n £-. f 2 ? Comparative view of Bonuses accruing to a poll, v of Life Assurance of £'500 effected at the ago of 4l) in n f feionl offices : — Bonus. An Englith Propriitai-y \ Ten premiums Company ? / paid ? £50 10 I ...
MELBOURNE MARKETS,—SATURDAY, JULY 18. (From the Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
MELBOURNE MARKETS.— Saturday, Jolt 18. (From Ihe Argus.) The Mills. — A considerable amount of speculativo business has been transacted -during the week in Ade laide flour, which has steadily advanced in value, and is firmly held. The Molbourno'mill prices show, however, little variation, the quotations being: Fiue flour, £25 p»*r ton ; bran, 2s 9d per bushel ; wheat, 9s to Ds 3d per bushel. Hay Market. — Thoro is but little change in 'prices since Ia«.t »oek. Business has been dull, and although tho arrivals a& market have not equalled thoso of the previous week by about forty loads, a slight declino in value has pccurrcd, and prices aro somewhat easier: Rc.st hay, £K- to £17; sccoud-class and stained, £9 to £11; straw, £6 to £0 10s per ton. Number of loads at market, 253. Live Stock. — Fat Cattle: Tho market has been fnirly supplied with this description of stock during tho week, for which there has been a brisk competition, heef of best quality readily, bringing 30s per 1...
Flood Relief Fund. APPLICATIONS for RELIEF not finally disposed of:—APPROXIMATE ESTIMATE OF LOSS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
Flood Rolief Fund \TIONS for RELIEF not finally disposed aitroxijute estimate or loss. £ t. d. Sarah Perratt, Dagworlh ? ISO 0 0 John Conlen, ditto ,. .. ,, 98 5 0 — Youdall, llavensfield .. .. .. ISO 10 0 Thomas Guy, ditto ? 40 0 0 John Burns, ilitlo .. .. 20 acres under water — Callahan, ditto .. ? 81 15 0 I Michael Whalau, ditto ? 52 10 0 — F'Hearn, ditto .. ,58 0 0 William Tinsoll, ditto ? B2 10 0 Mlchaet Donolly. ditto .. .. .. 40 0 0 Patrick How, ditto .. ? 40 0 0 John Gallant, ditto ? CO 0 0 Edward Donahue, ditto .. .. Lost all lieliad Charles Cox, ditto ? 145 0 0 Michael Puw,r, ditto ? 100 C 0 Thomas Forn, ditto .. .. .. ,. Lost all James linrtigan, Farley ? 204 10 0 James Fogarty, Port Maitland .. .. (j l(j 0 Edward Leader, Fishery Creek ., .. 47 15 0 Thomas Gibson, Lomli Pork .. .. 20 0 0 Thomas Griffiths, Caiherine-streot .. — Morris, ditto ? 5 0 0 — Smith, l ino ? s 0 0 ?William Warby, High-street Robert Clayton, Lniitli Park ? 33 10 0 Robert .McGregor, Morpeth ? BU 0 .0...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
fpilE AGENTS of tho NORTH RItN TIMES arc JL ie:|uimed to eond in their QUARTERLY STATE MENTS Immediately in order that tho Accounts for the quarter ending 30tUJuno, may :bo forwarded without ?delay. ? Northern Timet Office, Maitland, 1 ?27tli Juno, 1857. J XT is particularly requested thnt any irrcirnl.u iiy in tho delivery of 'tho Northern Times be notified ni tho Ofllce with 03 little delny as possible, in ordoc-th.it1 ttep* niny bo taVca to preyont a recurrence of the ?nnovnnce. Tho Great Northern Railway, ^-NEWCASTLE STATION — Down Trains. Station.. MixL'a Sunday Dist. ' ' Trains. Trains. :WiUs. I.KA.VE — .1, ni. p.in jn. in. p.m. '0 Newcutlo— lloncysuckloj 7.go L. 0 7.n0 ;v 0 ' 9J ITexhnm R- 0,3-8n 8- (I 3 .10 16j Maitland ? 8-24 S -54 8-2 1. 3Ti4 ' MAITLAND STATION-Ur Train's. ? rv l \ o Mixed Sunday SlAT.ONS. .jVa.m3 Tnl1tl', ' Hilos. TjRtvn — a;m. p in. a injp.ni. 0 Maitland ? 8 -lfi 4 Id (Mo.'-TlO «| Hexham ? !- r- 130 9- sl.t-.1ll ? IflJ ;Newca»tlc ? ? 9 30 5- 4 !fS9 .V 4 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 25 July 1857
CHEAP ADVERTISEMENTS. Addrcuen, Wanted Situation*, and Adrerltse Vicnla under heeiitt/ words, only One Shilling, TZHHS pon ADVEIITISKHKNTS. Twenty Trordi nml umtcr, Om ftMlllngi everjr o-t»IWlonnl Ten wcrtli, Pl»p?nce; One lm-h, Thrc? tihUHngit '»-t Ouo and ftixpenee for r »e;y additional inch or part of §n Inch. TERMS OF BUUSCrUHTIOM. Eight Slilll!nf*» per Quaitcr when palil In Advance t and Nine Kfitllinga If nut j-ald within Ifowmun Dav« after the com mencement of each Quarter* Notice to discontinue Advertisements must bo givon in writing on tho day previous to publication. THE 'NORTHERN TIMES' (Altera! friirtiug #ffict. J7IVERY description of LETTER-PRESS PRINTING 1 J oxccntod with ncatnow and despatch. Book-work, Catalogues, Pouters, liiilhc.id«, Clioqtio Books, Circulars, Law Forms, l'umphlots, Show Cards, nml ovory other description of plain and ornamental printing In a stylo not to be eicolled by any other Es tablishment. Charges strictly moderate. High-street, West Maitland...