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REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
. ItEVIKW. /irni'nitwnces of Ileinrich' Heine — ( lleinriah UA-n, Erinncruni/e/i). lly Alfred Mi'iaa ner. Hamburg, -Hoffman and L'amp ; Loti Uon. Trubner nrtil-Oo. I K'fr Alfrecl Meismev, well known as a Rcpul-- ?.-ia of reddish line, was in every way qua 'j ? 1 ic chronicle the lust years of Ileiuriuh i :a.», lie sympathised heartily with his literary i'kmi -. ; he loved him as u friend ; and he was t,i : it very small circle whieh hovered about iii'i i'l the course ef his I'arUian existence, and vrndually Binaller in his end approached. ; lintanoe between fkine and Meissner i ,;. indeed, of very ancient standing, aa it . , r. begin till the February of 1S47 : but : ii i ;99, it preceded tlio more violent outbreak .lady tliat for many years prostrated the : ' ie satirist, while it le't his mind intact, - 1 ? :.r. it commanded what wo may call a com r. I -1' tho tragi-eomic drama. — ' i r 1' st I became acquainted with Hcino [Says ? incrj ho was not tlio invalid whom wo wore ? I to ...
ELECTION FOR THE NORTHUMBERLAND BOROUGHS. To the Editor of the Northern Times. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
ELECTION FOR THE NORTHUMBERLAND BOROUGHS. To the Editor of the Northern Times. Sir, — It appears one of our Patriotic Representatives | has been place-bunting, most successfully, and, having I thereby disqualified himself fur a seat in tho Assembly, we shall bo prematurely tlrivon into another contested election ; unuer theso circumstances 1 aui inducod to warn my fellow townsmen against electing a place-hunter. If we intend to keen out the man we have already once rejected, we must be ready, at a moment's notice, to bring into the fiold somo candidate whom we can trust \ and, if we wish to securc his return, we must be energetic and united. I believe our trusty friends in the ' East'' will again support us, as before, almost to a man ; and Morpeth will I again render us good scrvicc in timo of need. As well as I'Oing active and unanimous, we must bo watchful, anil d-.v nf nnil'6 no - no hallot-hox stuffing, on the day of polling, and the victory will ng«in be ours. , Your's truly, ...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. [1F« do not identify ourselo'.s Kith the opinions expressed by our correspondent ;.j To the Editor of the Korthern Times . Sir, — The I'arker Ministry nnd the Donaldson .Minis try is all one excepting the name; and our represen tative, Mr. Nichols, belongs to them. Ha has, however, received so many ' councils sweet'' and 'sago advises' fro'- your columns, that some time back be ceased to bo useful to tho party, and lias lately shown an inclination to turn opponent. Robert was fast becoming ' himself ugai».' ~ 1.— .1.3 unit ur an appointment was laid, and the odd fish caught. I don't blame Mr. Nichols. I think a man who lias done the service to tlio country lie has, may fairly take an appointment, ami retire from political service : but I think, if wu would bo wise, it is time to look out for another representative. Mr. Nichols will, doubtless, stay to pass some Bills, and Mr. Clieeke, with that nn impairod good temper which has enabled him to oblige the coun...
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
COMStERCIAL AND XrlARKETS. MAITLAND. During this woe!; tra-Je has been very dull, owing to the holidays. We have had no reports as to purchases of wool, tallow or sheepskins, and very few wool teams have passed through Maitland during the woek. A few deliveries of who a have been made during the woek. und prices are quoted at from 7» to 7s (Id per bushel. Much speculation exists as to what will he tho current rates for the purchase of wheat during the next three months. It is believed by many, both in Sydney and Maitland that flour mint fall to .£12 or ,C11 per ton ; whereas others think that it cannot £0 lower than X'l^ por ton. All, however, arc of upiniun that prices, with the very heavy supplies that will be delivered, cannot rise. Paeon and lard are nominal. Hay, js per cwt retail ; straw, 3s per cwt. In dairy produce, fresh butter is quoted at from Is Rd to Is Id per lb ; salt butter ut from Is to Is 3d per lb; cheese f^ooil) Gd to Sd. Xn poultry, fowls are purchase J at from ...
To the Editor of the Northern Times. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
To the Editor of the Northern Times, Sir,— I liopo you will allow mo to mako a few remarks ns regards your report of tho Maitland Christmas Races, nnd taking my notices as paragraphod. I sond thom to you ns follows, 1st: — 'Tho starting point in almost all tho races oould not be scon from tho sloward's stand, nnd in tho hollow behind Mr. Adams' public-house, niivnmn.int nf in.(it..J might havo occurred without boing scon by thn stowards.' 0 ' u Your reporter could not bo awnro of tho difficulty under short notico to provide a course ; anil I can assnro von every consideration was given, during the time afforded,' to allow ovory party to seo tho Racocourso that was de termined upon. After tlio winning post was decided upon, it was tho duty of tlio clerk of tho courso nnd myself to measure tho proper distances as advortisod to bo run, which was tlone truly, iu tho prcsonco of the committcc appointed. ? 2nd, I11 your remarks aftor the fourth raco you re port— J ' There was a quarrel ab...
SYDNEY WHOLESALE PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
SYDNKY WHOLESALE PRICES. ^Wholesale prices of country produce arriving coast wi.se in Sydnev, during the present week. s. d. £ s. d. Wool, fair to best, per lb. .. 0 1 ?! to 0 2 0 Tallow, beef, per ton ..40 0 0 „ 43 0 0 ditto, mutton .. .. M 0 0 „ 40 0 0 , ditto, station *. .. 40 0 0 t- 0 0 0 Sheepskins, per lb. ... ... 0 0 0 „ 0 0 8 Hides ench ... .. ... 0 15 0 ,, 0 17 0 Darley. English, per bushel ... 0 5 0 „ 0 0 0 do Cape ditto ? 0 4 G „ 0 0 0 Wheat, ditto .. .. 0 G 0 ,, 0 7 0 Maize, ditto ? 0 4 9,, 0 4 10 liran, ditto ... .. 0 2 0 M 0 0 0 Hay. oaten, per ton ... 7 0 0 „ 7 10 0 ditto, lmvrne, ?. ... 5 0 0 ,, 5 0 Potatoes, ditto, .. ..300 „ ?, 10 0 Onions, ditro, .. ... G 0 0 n 7 0 0 ltacon, per lb . . .. ..0 0 7,, 0 0 0 Choose ditto ? 0 0 7,, 0 0 8 Uutter, ditto .. .. ..010,, 0 0 0 Kir?*', per dozen .. ... 0 1 G „ 0 0 0 Fowls, per couple .. 0 4 0 ,, 0 0 Dacks, ditto .. ... 0 G 0 ,, 0 0 0 ficese ditto ... .. ... Oil. 0 ,, 0 17 0 I Turkeys, ditto ... 0 IS 0 ,, I I 0 I Sheep, cach ....
PRICES OF FLOUR AND BRAN AT THE MILLS, [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
PltlCES OF FLOUR AND Jilt AN AT Til IC MILLS, Per 100 lbs. cash; if booked Is, additional. Firsts. Seconds. JJrair s. d. s. d. s. d. Nicholson's ? 19 0 17 0 .. (} 0 Portus's ? 20 0 .. IS 0 .. S 0 Pcarce's ? 20 0 .. 18 0 . . 0 0 Solomon, Vindin, & Co.'s .. 20 0 .. 18 0 .. 6 0 Turner's ? 20 0.. 18 0.. 0 0 Raymond Terrace ? 20 0 .. IS 0 .. G 0 Hlack Creek . . . * ? 20 0 .. 18 0 .. G 0 Kingston's, Singleton ? 20 0 .. IS 0 .. G 0 Mitchell's, Dumnore ? 20 0 .. 18 0 .. rt 0 Kermode's, Dnngog ? 20 0..13 0..G 0 Darks, Clarence Town .... 20 0 .. 18 0 .. (j 0 j Allen's, Dungog ? 20 0 .. 18 0 .. G 0 MiUieid ? 20 0..1S 0..G 0
LIST OF BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
LIST OF BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DRATHS. I Registered in tho District of Maitland, from Saturday, 20th December, to Wednesday, 01st December. 18SG. Compiled from tho Registers. Dinnm. FranrW, son of Mlranila aniS FrancU Nlcholt, Hlnton Edwin, ion of Ann anil Aland W»tt«, West Maltlcnd Jomci, ion of Ann ond Jnintj Edward, black Creek Elizabeth, daughter of Isabella and Georeo Uearham. Eait Mnitlnnd Alice Miriam, daughter ol Mary Ann and Jcno Jlanklm, OjwaIJ Mnry Ann# daughter of Susanna nnd Gcorgo ICcdncll. Wcit Ma iLland Louisa, daughter of Sarah Elizabeth and Tlioma# Smith, Wcit Maitlaml itobert, in of Alice and John Mudd, Doninoro Ann, daughter of Margaret and Michael Downey, Eait Maitland Thomas, ion of Margaret and John M'Philip, Sivnn Reach Frederick, ion of Jane Ann ond Frederick Currey, Wcit Mait land Jamci Walter, ion or Emma and Edward Wyborn, Mount Vinccnt JUnRiAon3. At MaUlantl, on Uth December, by tho nev. William Turrcs, William Charles llalkinca to Klixabuth Letitia Foate...
THE VITAL STATISTICS OF THE DISTRICT. No. 1. BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 3 January 1857
THE VITAL STATISTICS OF THE DISTRICT. No. 1, ninTUS. MAIIU1AGES AND DEATHS. Very few of our readers aro perhaps awaro of tlo ofTorts mado by the Rogistrar-Genoral aud the Doputy He^stvars to obtain an accurato registration of til Births, Man-iagos aud Deaths throughout tho colony, aud vory many aro not awaro of tlio important results thov arc quietly effecting. It often happens that tlio neglect to registor a birti, mairiapo or death may involve tho most sorious conso qiionces, and owine to this causc, property Inn Uvgo amount lias from lime to timo been lost, . It cannot 00 doubtod that it is tho duty of ovcry ono to attond to this important mattor, and as registration in cvory instauco can bo made gratuitously, there is 110 oxcuso for nog Icct In the district of Maitland those registers aro kopt with tho greatest care, and from them *vo are enabled to compile most important information boaring ou tho vital statistics of tlio district. Previous to tho passing of tho Kogislration Ac...
A TERRIBLE FIRE AT GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
A TERRIBLE FIRE AT GEELONG. Ono of tho meat extensive and disastrous fires that has ever yet taken placo ill this town destroyed last evening some of tho most valuable proparty in the Maik-s'-squire and Cerio-»treet. bringing to the ground nesrly tbe n-liolo black of building--, bounded ou the fout'i hy the Market-square, on tho east and west by Yurr a-street and Kardinia-Jtreet, and on the north hy C irio-?treot, com prising many valuable stores, shoj s, and largo warehouses, besides tho nnmerous PmaTor tenements, sr.ablo1, and outbuildings in the vicinity. Tno fire had its origin a little aftor !) p.m., in tho premises of Mr. Leon, tailor, Market-sq'iare, throe doors east, of Kardinia-streer. Too premises of Mr. L-a-n wero entirely of wood, and went iika a band box. Within less time than it has tnketi to pan tho abovo, the whole shop was a mass --f llame aud flying embors, giving no chance f'orthesufficient'y speedy arrival of the fire engines and obtainment of a supply --f water ...
INSTALLATION OF THE NEW GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA. (From the Argus of December 27.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
INSTALLATION OF Til E NEW GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA. (From the Argus of Deeember 27.) The formnl installation of his Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, K.C.B , tho new Governor of Victoria, took place yesterday, with all tho corem nial of which tho very short space of timo which has o'apsed since his I arrival would admit of being properly arranged. The day, too, following Christmas dav, which is always ob served as a general holiday, admitted of a larger num ber of spictators b ing present that conld possibly have attended on any other o.-casion, hence the road from the starting point of tho procession, at tho St. Kilda toll gate, to the Government offices was linod with persons eager to obtain not only a sight of tho procession itself, but a view of his Excollcncy and lady, concerning whom a very great deal of public curiosity seemed to have been cxcitod. Considerable trouble occurred in the formation of the procession, only a few of tho City Council, headed by his Worship tho Mayor, boing p...
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. ScprosED Death rnoji Fire.— The body of a young man named Henry l'opo was, on Monday night, found in tho Bay. It appears that Mr. Pope, who was second moto of tho Emily Jane, left the vessel last Friday evening for the purpose of seeing the fire, and as no tidings had been heard of him since, it was supposed by his friends that, in assisting to check the progress of tho conflagration, he had been burned or buricu amongst the ruins. As a last re source, however, the captain caused a search to be made ill the bay, and tlio body wa* found near tho stern of the vessel. The faco appeared bruised as if from a fall, so that it is surmi9ed ho missed his footing on getting into the vessel in the dark. Wo understand Mr. Pope was a young man much esteemed, and lias left a wife and family in Sydney. — Oeclong Advertiser.
SYDNEY NEWS. Sydney, 5th January, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
SYDNEY NEWS. [Frou our SrEciAL CoanEspoy DEHT.l Sydnoy, 0th January, 1857. Pcoplo appear loth, to assumo tho habits of business aftor tho plungo they liavo had into tho gaieties of tho season. Private transactions nro scarce, aud tho auction rooms appear as dcsorto l halls. Novertholosn a depres sion is visible, and thero appears every chaneo of an improvement. Brandv is worth 3d moro nor callon. A petition is being prepared to tho Legislative Assem bly by dealors in spirits requesting that tho recent order issued to tho Customs to levy a duty of 10s per gallon on Old Tom may bo rccitided. Many and influential signatures may bo expected to bo appended, but I doubt not tho Ministor of Fiuanco possessing sufficient plau sibility, will porsuado tho House that he is entitled to tho increased tariff. . The Telegraph steamer, loaving her moorings oil Sa turday in tho heavy southerly wind then blowing, ran into llio Duko of Wellington, schooner, lying adjacent to her, ca Tying away hor Jib...
MORT'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
JIOItT'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Tun very inclement state of the weather, holidays combined, have caused the general 1 tho week to be most circumscribed, and little o) s consequently, «flbrdod for comment on tli .he markets. Tho few transactions which have taken plac iallow, and skins have been at prices similar last week, and the arrivals only moderate in ext Maize. — Very little has been done except for mmption and for tho Immediate want of dealers, quotations, with a limited supply. Flour -and Wheat, — During the week l' iieen soino further additions to the previously lien Mid the market continues in a very depressed sta ire ed'cctcd with the greatest ditliculty, and e owor prices would bo suhmittoi to. [Unless whero otherwise stalod,tho prices qnol articlo aro those of transactions between ducer and tho first purchaser, not the ret , - nor tho wholosalo prices botween ono d another.) Wheat and Fi.our. — Wheat is rjuotod at fi r 7s per bushol, but it is a morely nominal - tlu;ro being ...
SOUTHERN DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
SOUTHERN DISTRICT. Fnr.KiiAsoNRV. — Tho members of tho craft colebratod tho festival of St. John, by a snpper in tbe Lodge Room, Chequers' Inn, Auburn-street, on Monday evening, the feist having been adjourned from tho previous Sa'urday. Tlu bratbren did not mustir very strongly. Tbo RyvJ W. R'S«, W.M., and Grand Chaplain for tho colony, occu pied tho chair, with It. Waugb, S.W., for Vice. Tho arrangements for tho festival were of tbo beat descrip tion, under the diroction of Host L. Cohen.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
NOTICE TO PAID CONTRIBUTORS. U contributions intended for insertion to be addressed to th Editor t with motto attached— the real name of the writer' to be enclosed in a sealed envelope^ which will nut be opened unless the contribution's inserted sWe cannot undertake to return rcjcctcd contributions. Ekms yon advertisements. ?Twenty words and under, One Shilling; every additional Ton words, Slxpcnec; One Inch, Three- ShUHnc» ? nntl One ano * Sixpence for ovcry Additional Inch or part of nn inch* TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. ' Eight Shilling* p*r Quarter when juiil In advance; and Nino Shillings If not paid within FotnTBKN Days after the com* = meneomentof cach Quarter, ?Notice to discontinue Advertisements must be givon in writing on tlio day previous to publication ABSTRACT OF SAT, ICS BY AUCTION. Thdrs[-at, Slli January. Mr. Jf.iumiah LnnsAM, at tlio Roso Inn, Singleton, at Klovcn o'clock, tho Kestdnc of the Fplondlil E.statn of Olondon, consisting of 17,700 acres, and divi-tr-l into twe...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE NEWCASTLE. Export of Coal from Neweastlo in tho weok ending 1st January, 18-J7 : — From tho Noivcastlo Coal and Copper Company's Pits. Tons. To Melbourne ? G'Jo From tho tlio Australian Agricultural Company's Pits. To Sydnoy, 140 tons : to Mclbourno,130 tons ; to') ,nn l!)(i tons ? I..../ 'J0G Total, tons ? 1101 Tho intervention of tho holidays, unfavourable weather, and fow orrivals, havo limited tbe quantity of coal shipped this week.
A PSEUDO-THUNDERER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 7 January 1857
S A FSEUDO-TI1UNDERER. The position of the journalist is one of the most ' influential ami honorable in society- He exercises na it were a despotic power over his readers, and is the oracle of the locality over which his influence * extends. Hi* power lor good or evil is almost un limited. Whatever appears in a journal must be true, 'because it's in the paper.' It will readily -be acknowledged, therefore, how desirable it is to have persons ol talent, integrity, and moderation, -na conductors of the public press. The dignity of tho fourth estate is lowered by the admission into ita ranks of foul slanderers and rabid partisans. The real well -wishers of the periodical press should determinedly set their face against such persons, ? whenever they have the hardihood or want of shame to unmask themselves. As a general rule we hold that the leading ? columns of a newspaper should scrupulously refrain from noticing a rival. In any case it is undignified to do so ; and if it .be done for t...