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California. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

California. Louisville, January 17.-A terrible tornado visited Cave City Station, of the Louisville and Nashville Bail road, at an early hour this morning, resulting in the destruction of property, and seven or eight persons instantly lulled, including tbe tankman, wife, and two children. Eighteen persons are more or less injured. A number of buildings are blown down, and the timber scattered in all directions. It is not ascertained how far the hurricane extended. The storm passed over a portion of this city, accompanied by hailstones the size of walnuts, stripping the trees entirely of small limbs. St. Louis, January 17.-Terrific thunder and light ning, wind and hailstorm passed over the city last evening, doing considerable damage to signs, awnings, shutters, chimneys, &c. A panic occurred at the Varieties Theatre. Several persons were severely bruised in attempting io escape from tho building. A number jumped from the second story windows. At the Olympic Theatre, where re...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Fatal Gunpowder Explosion at Mansfield, Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

The Fatal Gunpowder Explosion at 1 Mansfield, Victoria. I fHB Argus has received, the following noto3 of thi ridence taken at tho coroner's inquest, which wai 'obirnenced at Mansfield, relative to the death, o .William Jewell, a carrier, who was killed on th< aoth March, hy the explosion of a drayload of gun powder: peter Cruikshank, a carrier, resides at Brunswick ljnew tho deceased, William Jewell. On the 16tl March last, was engaged by John Orr and Dónale M'Phee to tako loading from Melbourne to Jamieson The deceased, William Jewell, was engaged at th< .âme time and by the same persons to take loading to the same. , place. Donald M'Phee told me anc William Jewell, in my presence, that part of th( loadin"- would consist of gunpowder. Jewel »jrreèd° to take the gunpowder. M'Phee tole ¡lúa there would be fifty kegs of gunpowder, ead weighing 301b. He said it wa3 blasting powder, anc it was tiTbo taken at his office, 73^, Bourke-streofc Melbourne. It was to be d...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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CHESS STUDY.—No. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

CHESS STUDY.-No. 1. WHITE.-K at K Q afc Q B ; Rooks at KB 3rd and Q B ,i Bishops at Q, Kt 2nd, and Q Kt 3. Knights at nS fl and K B 5th. Pawns at K, Knight 6th, and Q 6th. BlAOK.-K at IO, B atQ, Pawns atK, Kt 2nd, and O R 3rd. ' White having to play, undertakes to mate with a pawn in BÍX moves. _

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C H E S S. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

I . CHESS. believe that we shall be meeting the wishes of »nv of our chess players by giving a series of chess Mudies, to which answers are invited and will he Mknowledged.

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SUSSEX-STREET MARKET RATES. [?] [E.LOWTHER.] [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

J SUSSEX-STREET MARKET KATES. .BUBH-<I10WT -, . .r :*lr,*vr) 3s to 3s ld, (old) 3s to 3s 3d per bushel ; WSKIS, *> 6d to 5s Cd; Adelaide, Gs; Vic ^ ñ Cd pei' bushel ; Capo barley, 2s to 2s Gd mviditto 2s Gd to 2s 9d per bushel; bran, ls to {owls, 2s Cd " 43 (jd to 03 ; . . _ ffsdper dozen; bacon, 9d to ls per lb. ia to 3s Cd per cwt. ; potatoes, 2s to 3s; store . 3d to 3Jd per lb. ; calves Ss to 20s each ; hides fi'per lb.

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Stock and Share Market. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

Stock and Share Market. THEKE has been veiy little change to report in this market. Bank stock has changed hands in consider able parcels at last week's quotations ; but as large eporcels aro in the market, a good deal of depression xists. Steam and insurance stook havo remained without alteration ; thero have been no sales of the former. Australasian General sold at former prices. Gas shares were in demand at our quotations. All descriptions of mining shares are heavy. We notice sales of 'Walk end at L5. Waratahs aro offered at L7, and purchasers not found, notwithstanding the approaching dividend. Gold mining shares are almost unsaleable; Wool gailo lead and silver are inquired for at a slight advance. It is not known what amount of Treasury hills was taken on the 12th instant ; but debenture stock is unaltered and quiet. COMPANIES. BANKS. Australasia Commercial City English, Scottish, and Australian .. Joint Stock London Chartered Oriental Now South Wales New Zealand Union Mercan...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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COMMERCIAL REPORT. Import Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

COMMERCIAL REPORT. Import Markets. THE import markets show a decidedly better feeling, partly osving to tho return of genial weather, and partly to the very favourable news received from England by the mail, by telegrams via Adelaido and Melbourne. The news so received intimates a very considerable reduction on the month's shipments to all the colonies, firmness of colonial securities, and a brisk competition at tho wool sales, with an upward tendency, though not actual advance of quotations. ALE AND PORTER.- Tho sales havebeon confined to moderato parcels at L7 5s to L7 7s 6d per hogshead for Joulo't and Marrian's, and L6 fis for other brands of bulk ale. In bottled, last week's prices have again been obtained. Bulk portor has not moved-bottled having been taken at 10s 3d for Edmond's pig brand ; 8s 6d to 9s for Guinness's ; and 9s per dozen for Blood's. - BUILDING MATERIALS.-Lumber of all descrip tions is very quiet. Cement has been sold in parcels at 15s per barrel, but is again ...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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COMMERCIAL. February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

COMMERCIAL. February 2o. There is a brisk demand for money, and full Dans rates are maintained. The Continental rates of discount aro loworing. Telegraphic enterprise is still active, and several projects are before the public; a large number of mining and miscellaneous companies are also projected. The following dividends have been declared : English, Scottish, and Australian Chartered Bank, 7 per cent. ; New Zealand Loan and Mercantilo Company, 10 per cent. ; Australian Agricultural Company, 7s 6d per sharo. American securities havo increased in price. I Colonial Government Securities aro firm, Victorian I sixes, January to July, 114 ; ditto, April to October, I HU ; Now South Walos fives, 1871 to 1873, January to July, 101 ; ditto fives, 1888-1895, Jannuary July, 101 ; Now Zealand fi vos, 1891, 97f ; ditto sixes, 1891, March to September, 109 ; Queens land sixes, January to July, 109-]- ; ditto, 1891,100; South Australian Government securities, 1893 to 1898, 100$; Hobson's Bay Ea...

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INDIA AND THE EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

INDIA AND THE EAST. BOMBAY, MAKCH 17.-Tho Ked Sea Cable is laid thus completing submarine communication between Bombay and Suez. The Duke of Edinburgh visited Lahore, Delhi ; at Simla he did some hunting, in Onde some tiger hunting, and in Nepaul he was present and assisted Earl Mayo in tho inauguration of the last portion of the Groat Indian Peninsula Railway, completing the line from Bombay to Calcutta. The Duke arrived at Bombay on the 11th, when a grand reception was given him at the ^ Liverpool of the East. On the subsequent evening Elephanta were illuminated with wonderful effect. Some small war steamors have beon sont to the Persian Gulf, to keep order in that' disturbed region. The French are endeavouring to secure the Port of Synnbunda as a coaling station depot in tho Red Sea; the Prussians seek also to obtain a- station on the Arabian coast. The reduction of the Indian army will effect an annual saving of £400,000. A regular Cabinet has been formed by the .Nisham of Hyder...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

SHIPPING. ARRIVED.-From Sydney : Christiana Thompson, Jason, and Centurion. From Melbourne : Great . Britein, Highflyer, Kosciusko, Lanarkshire, Suffolk, Star of Peace. From Adelaide : Bandaleer, Càraqueen, Goolwa. SAILED.-For Sydney: Cairngorm, City of Aber deen, Dencraig, Magellan, Mai*cus, Rifleman, Yang Tsze. For Melbourne: Brechin Castle, Crusader, Glendevon, Silistria, Marian, Superb . Harlech Castle, Montrose. For Adelaido: Clodian, Challenge, Dilkhoosh. For New Zealand : Sally Brown, Ceres, Albion, Equator, Pembroke Castle, and Alexandrina. For Brisbane: Capolis and Southern Belle. Loading: For Melbourne, eighteen ; for Sydney, thirteen ; for Adelaide, six. The Gabalva, from Boston to Mel bourne, was totally lost near St. Rone, crew and portion of her cargo saved.

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WOOL REPOBT. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

WOOL KEPOBT. The sillos cornmonced on February 17th. The arrivals from Sydney were 0553 bales ; from Fort Fhúlip, 29,709 bales; from Tasmania, 356 bolos; from Adelaide, 8832 bales ; from New Zealand, looi bales; from the Capo, 22,135 bales-total, 72,183 bales. The quantity hold over from laßt year was small, making up probably 80,000 bales. Messrs. Helmuth Sohwartze and Co. ohsoiTO thal a very inwre number of both homo and foreign, buyers, at tended and the tone was firm, competition was animated. Though no actual rise in prices nerhaps can yet be recorded ; the differ Mico where any exists is manifestly in favour of the sellers. Stocks on all hands are admitted to be moderate and the supply for tho time unusually small, therefore tho present firmness in the market will in all probability bo fully main tained if not increased during the short course of this ,0We8, PRODUCE MARKET. New Zealand Flax.-Business limited; sales only made at a decline. Australian Tallow.-Sales limited ; pri...

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The Betting Market. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

The Betting Market. THERE has not beon much business dono on the " Leger ;" Moselle (as a former betting paragraph in Thc Town and Country Journal said, she ought to be) has become first favourite Barbarian was backed for a small amount at the beginning of the week, at 54to 2, but 200 to 70 was afterwards laid ; the best offer against Moselle is 2 to 1, but she has not been backed at this figure. Even money was taken about her being first or second. Lamplighter has no friends, and 5 to 1 was offered against him without response. The largest amount of betting has been on tho Gold Cup; Circassian was backed to win a couple of thousands, at 10 to 1. Tim is still first favourite, and has been backed to win some money at sixes. Tho Earl does not seem emito so firm, although ho is freely sup ported at 10 to 1 ; but ü to 1 is his present quota tion. Ho has not been backed for much. Sir "William was entrusted to win L500 at 20 to 1. Darkie was also backed to win L400 at 25 to 1. The followi...

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The Queen and Homebush. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

The Queen and Homebush. SINO WO In praiso of Homebush, As many have boforo ; Whore Sydnoy turfmen oft' have mot To race in days of yore. Sing wo of horses past and gone "Cocktail" and thorough-bred : Of sportsmon fit to graco tho page, Of jockeys long since dead. And sing of new times, as of.old Of men both staunch ana good ; Of horsos that will stand the test Of beauty, bone, and blood. Who minds not of tho Charleses twain? Of Roberts and of Smith ? Of racing men, I trow were they The sinew and the pith. And who forgets tho Fltzroys ? Who thinks not on Jardine ? Of Governors and amateurs Tho best tho land has seen. Theso all havo hied to Homobush Those good old times are gone Seen Holy ride old " Jorrocks," When tho Drapers meet was on. And thought no racehorse could bo found To catch-they did dcolare " Old Emigrant's" great daughter, Tho invincible black mare. Homebush has had Its "Jorrocks," And its " Plover," just and stout, " Sportsman" and "Sampson," "Zingara," Took lots of fi...

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Burrangong Races. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

Burrangong Races. THE following aro tho accej PUBLICANS* HANDICAP. st. lb. Amma, 5 yrs .. S VA Kaffir, 5 yrs .. 7 7 Silverstain, 4 yrs .. 1 ii Snowdrift, 3 yrs .. 7 0 Hiekoy Freo, aged .. 7 0 Colonel, aged .. UH Surbiton, 8 yrs .. u 10 Hudjlkowis,4yrs ., o o Ely, 5 yrs .. .. s 10 tances for tho handicaps : IIUJMIANUOKU J. 0. UANDIOAr. st. lb. Amma, » yrs .. 8 7 .Silverstein, 1 yrs .. 7 4 Snowdrift, 3 yrs .. 7 4 Miss Wasp, 6 yrs .. 7 4 Mickey Free, aged .. UH Banjo, (lyra .. 0 7 Surbiton, 3 yrs .. Ö 7 Ely, 5 yrs ., .. 5 7

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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THE NEWS OF THE MAIL. Adelaide, Monday night. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

THE NEWS OF THE WAIL. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Adelaide, Monday night. THE branch steamer from King Georg Sowed, wita tho English letters and pape by the Avoca, from Southampton to Februa 19th, and via Marseilles to the. 25th, a: later telegrams by way of Gaile to Mar 15th, arrived Lore early this evening. The following is a list of passengers by t P. and 0. Company's mail steamer Avoca: FOR SYDNEY,-Mr. H. P. Vauseman, IV J. Ellis, Mr. F. Holdsworth, Mr. and M Campbell, Mr. A. Campbell, Mr. J. Pope, IN: E. Weinholt, the Bishop of Bathurst and M Marsden, Mr, J. C. Marsden, Miss Marsdt Mr. J. W. Smith, Mr. fl. Maxwell, Mr. F. Auton, Mr. J. Auton, Mr. F. Warren, Mr. Learmonth and servant, Mr. Mackenzie, IV and Mrs. Timmins and three children. FOR, SOUTH AUSTRALIA.-Captain .Nc Osborne, of the British and Australi Telegraph Company. The latest telegraphic news from Londi comes down to the 15th March. The army and navy estimates aïe reduci by nearly two millions sterling. Mr. Edmunds, who...

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GENERAL SUMMARY. London, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

GENERAL SUMMARY. London, February 25. Tho Australian January mails were delivered punctually. Tho Queen hus returned to Windsor in improved health. . A court, two drawing-rooms, and a levee are announced at Buckingham Palace. Since the opening of Parliament the proposals made hy private members are numerous beyond pre cedent, and amongst thom the dis-establishment of the Welsh Church and the appropriation of the funds to education ; the abolition of the Scotch Church rates and burials bill; and bills for dealing with Church patronage, clerical disestablishment, insurance companies; for amending the game laws, olectoral disabilities, ballot on the Australian plan, the diplomatic service, the repeal of the minority clauses, payment of members, the release of bishops from attending the House of Lords, and the repeal of the Party Processions Act. In the Lords, bills have been brought in for abolishing the Mastership of tho Mint, for the registrarship of friendly societies, and another f...

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MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL. Consola are quoted at 93£. New South Wales debentures are quoted at 101. The "wool sales went off successfully, at a rise of a penny on the December rates. Wheat decline d another two shillings. Only ono parcel of Australian left. Copper dull at 78. Supplies rge. Tallow firm. Gover ment securities steady.

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AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

AMERICA. 1 The incipient negotiations for the settlement of the Alabama claims have fallen through, as Mr. Fish in laying before the Senate the correspondence between the two Governments, has suppressed Lord Clarendon's crushing reply on Fish's one-sided review. Our Government published the whole correa- i pondenco. American mediation between Canada and the Red River insurgents has been recommended by the Senate. The President is requested, to lay before Congress all information in his possession relative to American Fenians in British possessions. The Supreme Court have decided that all contracts prior to 1862 are payable in coin. The greenback circulation is to bo incroased hy fifty million dollars. t Unemployed workmen aro rapidly multiplying in j several States. Mr. Peabody's obsequios were conducted with grot solemnity ; the British naval oflicors wore hand somely entertained. The Texas Legislature havo ratified the negro suffrage amendment, which makes tho number of States agr...

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Homebush Races. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

Homebush. Races. THE following are tho weights for the raoes to be run for at Homebush, on Monday next-exclusive of winning penalties and maiden allowances : Homebush Autumn Maiden Plate, of 100 sovs., added to a sweep of 6 sovs. ; 2 sovs. forfeit for Maiden horses, under the A. J.O. conditions. Second to receive 10 sovs. I1 milo. st. lb. Mr. Tait's ch h Tyrrhus tho First, 6 yrs. .. ..0 4 T. Ivory's b o Tho Drone, 4 yrs .. .. .. 8 12 B. lUchards'a Wk f Deceptive, 4 yrs .. .. 8 10 O. H. Roberts'« g f Greyskin, 4 yrs .. .. 8 10 Winch's br g The Dane, 4 yrs .. .. ..8 0 Tait's b c by New Warrior-Ida, 3 yrs .. .. 7 13 O. Baldwin's b c Idle Boy, 3 yrs .. ..7 13 T. Lee's br f Tho Alpaca, 3 yrs .. .. ..7 11 Homebush Pony Handicap, of 20 sovs., with sweep of 2 sovs. addod. 1 mile. st. lb. 8 2 S 0 S o 7 10 7 3 Ur. D. O. Joños ns b m Irish Kate, aged E. Braddfck's b m Lilly, aged W. Orboll's ch in Dozoy, aged J, Pye's b f Native Boso, 4 yrs J. Everingham's b m Flirt, 4 yrs.. J. Clark's b g Gar...

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Pedestrianism. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 16 April 1870

Pedestrianism MOBRICE AND A. Tour.-This race, in which Toby gives Morrice twenty-five yards in half » mile, takes place on the Albert Ground, on Easter Monday. Toby nos been in work for sometime, and is in excellent con dition. Morrice, however, has had to discontinuo training through a cold ; nevertheless wo expect him to make a veiy exciting raco of it, as twenty-five yards isa long start to get. THE ALL-ENGLAND PEDESTRIANS.-The champion pedestrians of England arrivod from Melbourne «« Saturday by tho Kangafcira-Mr. Frank Hewitt, tho champion runner up to a quartor of a milo, Mr. A. R Bird, tho longdistance champion, and Mr. G. Topley, tho walker. They aro accompanied by their trainers, Messrs. Ledger and Tom Dodd. On Saturday afternoon they visited the Albert Ground, and ono and all saia that th ore was not a ground in England which ooma surpass it. They took up their quarters at Mr. JM» Kettlo's, tho Cricketer's Rest, Redfern, on Monday, i . ' *, ha near the ground. Every af ter...

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