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HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
... BOBSE MABKET. . ll-a»r«.BirtaaaOo— TbVjnartat has perer within onr taiowledgebeeneoWlymipiJledwtUikorMatat a coma. jmaangtimeofraar)sadarbtt;t]ie Jut two nonfii, and WftSnaUtatwattletomeetUia demanis.tir conaiUoDed toM^nadyftrwndL ffinoe lart report » few »untiy lota hate eon» to hand, priojsfcrwnii bsn been:-Tor leaTydranght, £JJ io £41; medhnn ditto, £lt to s3S; tig and caTdapi iaam, £M to Ctt j haeVneya, £U to £90. Alao t*o oarrierj- teams, of six hones each, at from £16 to SK Ms. and rfiie thmondibied horse. -Tiabn. 6r a Bojncai. Sot pobt and Inferior Bonai, prices nominal.— ' to. Charles Uartyiireparlj: The hone taaitet has bem «. inonacfinnnoelaBtrepbtt|^lioni-ltt%to)D9nanA mbroKen abxk TtoialM«A«ttlianMdiwlut-Ui«r»good«ttai- towetoeachday'a adei wa^tulted In a omrinorsWii Bnmber changing bands. TU demand is rteady, and priossfiitcwlthatrliing adranoa for tte better due ot ' atoefc. AtteeCampertuwn «mle yards two draBa of pn tnkm colts were nld. «» tost lot, belonging to l...
GOULBURN WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
tJOtTLBtTEN WHOLESALE PBIOES . CtJBBENT. tnieat, IBs. 6d. to fsOd* bushel. Slonr, fine, £tl » ton ; seconds, £M. follard. 2s. « bushel. Bran. 2t. 9 bushel. femd,4*d-otd.« Mbtoaf. Maira, toperpnshel. Oati, fla. to IOi Mpsr bushel, none oSering H-y, old £10 (Is tefili » ton : new £6 to £10 ,. *utfar,fresh,U.»lb.aaltla.M.eoaroB ; * . Cheese, 4id to Sd; scarce. Baorm.«dtoJd»lb. ? loSoelsBtoiS^loto. - Onions, 4d to M perls. ? Bheq-, 12s to .Us P« toad (a fsv good nriti) Hides, Sstotseaeh Sheepskins, 44 to«d Jwtlb, aocprdiogto Sydney Vaniage V ton-'^duey to Gonlbflm, £B ; Oonlbnm toSrdneir.DomJnal; Oonlberato LamhlngHat, £5 Oonllram,to Adelong, tit Ida; Gonbnrn to lketachlan «9to£10tOoaIlmmtoTunmt,S810s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
ASIITOiS A^PE^FOLD'S - ' BOYAZt ANGLO-SAXON C I H C U S ? fpHIS StTCOBSSPDI/ Troupe of Perfonners J. ' of acknowledged talent, the laigest company a^f^sBsest.tnveUmg tiw * Sffuthym rTymjiphflwa ?b -JK^ffiflTBIAKS, BQUBSEWSHHaa, Tlsbi\& Slack Rop« Oancers. ?; ?.'?; \ _-?-- ic,.*^ ? ?-...-: ? Will perform in (he Marquee, adjoining Smith's Hotel, BOB UN DR A, On WEDNE3DAT EVENINa, 28ift Ikst* And in Cooma, adjoining Solomons' Hotel on the 80th and 31st December, when s benefit will be given for tlte Cooma National School. -?' -Tb.e proprietors, having at great expense engaged all the available talent in the botanies, hopes to merit » sliare of public Ettpport. Their splendid stud of highly-trained horses and educated ponies 'are perfect specimens of docSHly and trainm*. A ?rae*ff^Wiss ^iBdj^eejmpania, making the «ertamment aeoondto none at present travelling StFiYastnwas.- ?: '. ??'.. ? ?, ' ' ^43 Removal of Public Buildings, Ytato. Dealwm to Seyaomr. TEND BE 8 WAJTlED. TT BEIN...
QUEANEYAN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
QTTEATfBEYAif MABKET. ^ Plow, uer too, fine £»; seconds, £21; rations ?Wheat, per bitfbel, 7a. to »s 6d. Bran, from Is. Ad. State, from 6-. to 7t. Barley, from os. 64. to 0a. Oats, from 6s. t» ft. od. Hav.perton. £7 10s to £1. Butter, (salt)l«. M , fresh la «d Chens, fid. to 7d. Sana, from 7d. to Sd. Xm, from Is. to. ISiUtloe*. pei' OWL 5a. Tat Cattle £4 IDs. to S5 10s. Shrap, 15s. to Son. per head ; Hides, 4s.«d to fin. each. Tallow, per tnn.JEM to «0.,for.gooa«a let. -CalTMSllS*.-par1iei-a. Pins. *d to M. per pound. Sheepskins, 4M to M lb.T TJarrUpo. per ton, Sydney to Queanbeya £7 IDs to £0. ttaemnbeyan to Oooma, £) 10a. to St. QUOTATIONS AT THE MOM Hue flour. EM, Seconds £21. Rations, £1» per ton Brsnls.6d. Whest»)s.W,to V J-oltonlsM. Grinning Is. «4.
The Life of a Political Adventurer. PART II.—HOW I BECAME A PATRIOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
The Life of a Political Adventurer. 'Saw H.— 'HWr I Biaua & Patsibt. ?Hb srertto look baekfromahanikof tut On the Oman Oat tosa'd you w long on its bnut : Where the desert of mn layiwanng around In a attence of Seath, tmdiiturb'd fcy a xrani : ?Where the.hird Oat appeaj»-i ao ddi^hted to mam, And lure its warm nest and to yonng-oni «t home, Jutt to drim fhs blue billows ana diet on foam, £eem'4 an emblem so true or your own wntahed state, A£ to manejDU net tamtam ana groan at your oa, And think with a-E%h of ymrtonm'alpatsute, Till the dinner-bell rang, and yon thought of your— plaWl And perhepa, asfoii loolPd at the anon in their Envy, Of those lines in Xucretio beginning with mate. Bat there l» not «.' ' sweet' yon can think of, my boy, There it not a ploature, at bSta, or, a joy, To ahoot through your breast anelectrical thrill, As if vou'd been Mot wMl a nsrad at drill, XAe bis who retiree ftom pofiMcsl strife. To a rural retreat and a nice easy Ufa, 'With Ta Government ...
THE CONFEDERATE STEAMER ALABAMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
THE -CONFEDERATE STEiMEE tt will be In the recollection of onr Tea8ers that a short time ago tbe English Govern, ment-entered into engagements with several English and Scotch Arms for swift heavily armed vessels for the British Navy. Amongst others oae was bailt at Birkenhead, but from some defects at present unknown to the public the Birkenhead one, known as No, 200, was refused tf the 'Government; her armament, speed, or steampowers was at fault, any rate she was deemed ineligible for the at British* NaW. Soon after this the (Confede rate Commissioners in Liverpool, glad of the opportunity, made overtures and finally soo ceeded in purchasing No. 290 for their navy. This fact was known- to the Federal govern ment, and one of4heir armed steamers was for a long time waiting on No. 296 then changed iuto die Confederate steamer Alabama to see that she got no arms on board, and in the event of her leaving ventral waters jt» seice and capture bjefore any arms of moment could be pnt on. b...
HIGHEST POINT OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
HIGHEST POINT OF AUSTfiAUA. ^ The following, interesting to parties in this neighbourhood, we extract from the S. M. Herald*.— In this morning's herald . yon report, under the bead of Victoria, that Professor Neumiyer has recently ' ascertained that the elevatUn ofMoukl Kosciusco, the tupposed highest poiht'on the continent, is 7285 feet, instead of 6570, at teas assumed before.' The latter is the' measurement of Count Strcelecki. But in the years 1851 and 1852, I determined the elevation to be 7807 feet from the mean of a numerons series of ebser vattens by barometer and theodolite. ? The difference between nty measurement * anil that «f Professor Keumayer being only ^ 22 feet, and the difference of each from the mean of the two being eleven .feet, it is pro bable there may fee even less discrepancy between oar results and the actual height than is represented 'even by the asjigoed numbers. . . . I published my determination at page 130, 'The Searches in the Southern Gold Field*,' ...
ELEVATIONS IN THE AUSTRALIAN ALPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
ELBVA110BB tlf CHS JtUSZKIXUX AIM. .BWtJaoki., Clarke. ^Cudler MoantXossiusco JT1S&& ^Ww'-- :.;../ Mount Dargal ... '*«W i..... ...... Uoaht Pinaaba .. 4100 ? ? ? Mount: Sotham ... ...... ? 7600 Ifoaat ; Latrobe ? 7300 8ecoad height on the Mnaioag '...'..,:.; 7064 ...... - Mnrararal ? ..,,.., .08X1 ...... Jallnk .i.i. ... ? 6831 ? Bam'aHead ? 6838 Big Bacons (tumst) ' ' (JaguagaT).;; ...:;. 6T6S ? Bald Head (Gangar- ? \ liiE)... *.-.. ...... 8SS7 ...... ICoontGhmgarlin ... ? , . 6337 ? 'CraBl-em-fajcV'tol .,....'' iB97 ? ,
AN AMATEUR SPY. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
AN AMATE0B SPr. A troop of dragoons bal inlercepted him and carried him off; and the commanding officer desired lira soldier! to keep watch over him and carry: him to tead^qbarters. He was of conne disarmed, and, being placed .on a horse; was, after a short lime, galloped off by h-s goards. He. slept one night under durance vile at a email inn, where he was allowed to remain' in * the kitchen : con versation flowed on' very glibly, and, as he appeared a stupid Englishman, 'who could not understand a word of French or Spauish, he was allowed to listen, and thus obtained pre cisely the intelligence -that he was ia aearch, of. The following morning, being again mounted, he overheard a conversation between his. guards, who deliberately agreed tp rob him, and to (boot hjnv at,« mill where they were to atop, and to. report tp /the ir, p^cerihat they, had .betn compelled to fire at him in Sl»r»Iy4»for« tbfjr^rrived #t iho inill.for fear tVty mUib,tim««Lfah;«ome one who wonjd insist ^b bjvl...
Eden, Twofold Bay. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
Cdeii, .twofold Bay. [-E6l£ O(TE COEBEStaSPBKT.] Ifhfidul monotony of this town was Somewhat relieved by sundry sport* got up in a. very short timaonNew Year's Day. Vo the mdefetigable exertions of. itr. 'Chandler, and other gentlemen acting with him, we are indebted For this sport, arid right earnestly did they jet about their woft, and lasti though notieast, oanieA it out snooessfiuly. The following is a lilt of the 6evenl raoes, tttites.' lie. Judge and starter, 3n-. Sourn Eussefl. . Kret Hbe for fouiswred boats, prite £2 lOa. Gras»hopp*,W. Orew-J.Davison,G. DavisoD, A. Savison, Bnerty (aWigiiiaD, flukey aifto; .oozswain. Mus^uito,,2nd.,,S0reir^, We, '^ Mniett, G. TjuK, t-. fiilgbrie, ^. Jaltner, ooxswain. distance 4 miles. Time 26 minutes. Won easily ty the Grasshopper. Second race for fiveoared wlialebdahyOwing to ? dispUe arising did not come 'ofc Postponed .until the 26fl- fast , . .. ,- : 'i^Ari . rate, a tub race, prize £L . ^rom iOotermnent Wharf round Flag Staff and -back...
Court of Petty Sessions, Cooma. Monday, January 19. (Before R. Dawson and J. W. C Merryweather, Esq's, J.P.'s) ESCAPED PRISONER. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 23 January 1863
Court of Petty Sessions, Cooma. MONDAY, JANUARY 19. (Before R. Dawson and J. W. C. Merryweather, Esq's, J.P.'s) ESCAPED PRISONER &nbsp; A party giving the name of John Weekes was brought up in custody on suspicion of being one of the escaped prisoners from Berrima gaol. &nbsp; He corresponds exactly with a description of &nbsp; one of the prisoners at large published in the Gazette. Remanded awaiting further information. ILLEGALLY DETAINING PROPERTY &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Pattrick Ware, of Collinton, appeared to answer the complaint of John Dougall, of the same place, by whom he was charged with illegally detaining &nbsp; certain goods his property, to wit, an old battered sledge hammer. The case was a very paltry one, and seems to &nbsp; have originated in a mutual ill-feeling between the parties, two publicans at Collinton. The particulars are simply these:— Some two years ago or so Mr. Dougall purchased a quantity of b...
A VISIT TO THE KIANDRA CAVES. (Communicated to the Monaro Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
A VISIT tO THE KIAWDBA CAVES. (Comtmnicateato thtMenaro Mnxry.) I remember Mr. Editor -when I was a ?mall boy in the sonth of Ireland, roaming ever the hills above the bertntiful Lake of the far-famed Uillarney, and looking down season after season upon the delighful panorama that lay spread cut beneath. Distance may have ' lent enchantment to the view,'' but it was not my fate to bare glided over those limpid waters, or wakened the echo's of ' Kanturk,' or the ' Eagles Nest ;' though many and many a time I promised myself that ' not flnother season should pass over without the pleasure falling to my share, of polling ? tront out of those dear waters, and roasting him upon a skewer of nrbntnt wood upon the emerald shore of the lake.' It is sad that we cannot get on without eating and drinking, and to it is thai the most delightful poetic ideas are broken in upon. .The dreams of a ?fairy—like existence dispelled by tbe sleru realities of life— ' ? * A change came o'er the spirit of m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
MESSES. ASHTON & TEHFOLD beg to inform the pnblic and their numerous patrons on' Monaro, that in consequence of a very numerously rigned reqmsitipn, they intend visiting Eden,. jPanbula, Bega, and other places in the coast direction, but that they purport again visiting' I Oooma and performing during the ensuing Cooma' Annual Baces. , ASIITOIVAINDrEMOLDS BOXAL ANGLO-SAXON C I VR C U S mmS SUCCESSFDI, Tronpe of Performers JL of acknowledged talent, the largest company at. present travelling the Southern Hanistthere, consisting of . THE CELEBRATED THICK H0B8B BLACK EAGLE. EQUBSTfilANS, EQUESTEIENHES, ooNTOBnomsTs, jt/ooisbs, Tight & Slack Rope Dancers, ^^ ice., 4o, Wul perform in the Marquee, adjoinine Mr. Charles Solomons Hotel, Cooma, ' DDEINO THE BAOES ' On which occasion a Benefit wfll be given to the Cooma National School. The proprietors, having at great expense engaged all the available talent in the colon^ho^tov merit a share of publio support. Their splendid s...
Kiandra. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
' 1 klandra. . : £fbox ope cobbbsfohhski.] the escort left here on the 21th inst, with' 315 oss of gold. SpmeOhinamen obtained last week a ,very handsome spwi -nm, . mmptliing ]fa , crMft r-i'zS^''''** ' bT0Wn. nHmtTand smooth ™*«iejSW»very #**& ^sseminated through it ft%^81-osB.^iSweiJJu¥h^beeivX unsettled fatelv, heavy thunderstorms hare re ?!!^Z™?:er *? wunbyaodompanied witli u»»j hui^.vi omi ana rain, xoe nver rtpimt an pleutifullmsupblied with water, but the raoes Jiave expenenesn litfle or no benefit from the chance. The Italiaisiiaim near the bridge was soldlut week for JB250: a very ttuJgniW^nt ,nm indeeJ considering the amount of time and labour which has been expended upon it The Chjnese ,«re; the purchasers, Ooopenan complications hare ,been the bane of this claim ; double leases were granted in tlie flrsttplaoe, the boundaries of which' have been the aMobt of interminable disputes ; to in owasathe JonroM of botheration, the ground, was blocked off in two or three...
Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
Cricket Match. Monday last being the airoiversary day of the colony We had a few lively games OS the' ground usually set apart for suoh purpose* near Mr. Welch's' Inn. In anticipation of the forthcoming match there was a very gottd muster of cricketers, though not sumoient jto pfojtb* iftnW eleven against - twenty-two all cju**EB.' J^ cdnBegaeflcB vra* that a married and suigi/nfatoh Vas wade, Wberi the single men taught tHe Beueaicts n lesson' in one innings with some twenty runs to spare, The play, though tolerably good in tiro or throb instances, could not be considered firstpla* either in the field or ? at the wioket. Some other sport took place— foot- rsctrtg and leaping &a. In the evening si pnblic meeting was held at Mr. Cripps' Inn to1 consider ' matters In connection with the Bombala challenge. There ttai a good attendance, Mr. Lazarus in the oliairj Various propositions and suggestions were discussed ; the great difficulty was to secure a good team to play the retu...
Bobundra Post Office. (To the Editor of the "Monaro Mercury.") [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
Bobundra Post Office. (To the Editor of the ?'? Monaro Mercury.') 8m— TheTeis»secondletter,from 'a Well Wisher' on thematterof the Bobundra £ost-offlce. One point only can I pretend to uadentanfl, vit, that in which he assorts that Ovmmma AnAolanra cmvoUta for tigmtora, but in this he states what ia contrary to trnlb, . ?. From lie moment the document was drawn untH.it was sent to the post It never was away from Bobundra. That persons having business transactions and other in terest at Bobundra should sign the memorial and that. they, should feel folly .justified in so doing, is I humbly concaW very natural, but why it should be asserted that townships 20 and 40 milwy isfaint were amvotud tor eignatureB, I am at a' loss to conceive when such an assertion is at vsxience with fauth. '''... '. I hope tho next time 'WeU ?Wisher' writes to you that his letter will be more ineligible than his last and bis sub ject more interesting than the pretensions of rival pnbli «ans. I hope too you h...
Eden, Twofold Bay. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
afiden, Twofold Bay. '' ' ~ '(riolt A' OOBEEBPOiTDSWT.) ? ' - . On Monday morning' a fearful storm -ewept-over Eden, the Ughtniiig struck the Court-house , desoending the chimney, entered the tin cells and disabled- two prisoners, Broach and.fgbiiifidd. Several had very narrow escapes. '' ? . Eotenaky ami Branch leaves to-day per Ellen t» rente to Barlinghuret. ?' We cannot complain of either heat or want of ' rain, eoine dehghtful showers having visited' thb district. SVuit is plentiful, vegetables' ditto, and ' we have no reason: to complain. Jan. 20,1868. . ,
EDEN SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
EDEN 8HIPPIii&. . ABETVAI*. . '* ' Jsa. It, Ellen Schooner ftomBSMiiey. IWseBgalal. ' HthGipty, Seliooner.firoirieyaiiey: ? ' : . . . UQOBTS. :- lUeratobapr»,5|caak»-raieg»r,4rJ!Eifa,lpkEprapery, ID cases tigara, 10 oses.braruly, lltnesalt, 10 bags flonr^ Shhdi. orandy, 3 do. ram, Messes 'geMm, iO cmiloi 'bt ' bear^ttsH Aipw.M Irm* 'JSois,4 JAg, OUver'il Mae draptrR 1 TcaaWlioX tm&»i*J&»i llaU ba*ata. 2do. epadeE, MstcampbnDs'eeaakMS/Skg snndriBs, S. &H-Bolomons; S bags flour, 8 cans' boBee, lkeg apples, t box raUns, 3 cues pickles,' 1 *o. ffl^^iranarisa, 1 ease oaBtJcn'oniry, lc#segui,MiuM, 1 paper parosl, 1 tag: nails, 1 cue, S. Kerry i lboiaandlei, l-a^l«nat rajar, . U chert tea, 1 panel boots, «haw:,2.caae» draperj-, a do,, salt, S sues ooufectJoDmrj-, $ do.iBnibud, 1 do. eardinei, 6 kegs sails, lease salmon',' Si XaJtarus; 1 tVf. drapery, 1 bag fldoriltaae, White; 'l«sK-aWadetl-S cues, 1 hollar. 1 -sortlui and handle, lbdl,»coas »pe,-3 bags salt,...
Metropolitana. Sydney, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
lHctropolitano. £SB0X tfOit TJOB&SSVONUJUIT.l Sydney, Saturday. ? ' Wehavebeenranghtenedbythediscoverrflf ? new swindler. The fraud committed lias ;not 4_een to any groat extent: no firm has 'been smashed, no bank teen walked into, no widows and orphans doomed to hopeless tears. Only a few diggers have been disappointed i made to feel much ai' if they bad been sitting in a dentists 'chair. The case is this:. A^hprt, time ago, » gentleman arrived from New Zealand. He saidiiia name was Dr. Sleigh, ana that ha was the agent for the 'Dunstan Baage0jld Mining Company i' and that he had been sent to Sydney to procure labourers for the Oumpany. He rented a room at the comer of Jamison Street and George Street, and took up bis lodgings at Petty's Hotel He advertised in the papers. Numbers of diggers called' on hiin,' and paid him a fee of 6s. foracertiflcateof Iiealtli' and film— tor the'propostd employment. laaom*. ttses, he got a further fee of £6 by way of 'aeposit.' Whm he had s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 30 January 1863
LETTES-PRESS PRINTING xjlkgui'bd ' ^HnF3 ^ntro - ;* BB4HOHES ^aaa^SKEsaaaW I BESP1TOB ' ' AT Tfflt 'MONAEO MEROTEY11 General Printing Offlee, . . I ', COOMA. . , EVERY description of printing executed on ? moderate terms, and at the shortest notice; Posters, in tho various linx, plain and colored. Pamphlets, Catalogues, and Billheads printed in ' the nentest style. ? Circulars, Cariln, Cheques, Promissory-note and ' Receipt Boots, oxeented with aa great ? neatness and despatch aa. in any other ? Establishment in the Colonial. Storekeepers Bags printed at a cheap rate. _ Orders received fortheerecdtionoT every TaKety ?of Copper-plate and Lithographic Printing. The Proprietors having a first-das* stock of jobbing type on liana, anA employing only ?thoroughly efficient woifkmen, are in a, position to execute any orders they may be favored with as neat, cheap, and expeditioitsly as any other estab lishment in the Colonies. ? ? .. , - - Orders tram Bny portion oTfhe District promptly ana...