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FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
FORBES. j Flour, fine, per ton, £31 Ditto, seconds, £28 Bran, per bushel, Is. 3d. Pollard, ditto, Is. 3d. Corn, ditto, 7a. 6d. to 8s. 6d. Potatoes, 7s. per cwt.
ADELONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
ADELONG. (from our own correspondent.) December 31st. — Although I have been silent the past few days, it has not been for want of something to say, but rather from the desire of rusticating during the merry Christmas time. | To send you a detailed account of our races would be superfluous, indeed the only race of any consequence was the one taken by Mazur ka, beating Forrester and Tim Bobbin. . The 'others were equally as amusing, but from' the nature of the prizes did not excite so much interest. One pleasant feature in the day's sport was that, although the attendance was much more numerous than usual, peace and good-fellowship prevailed. The only accident was that occurring to young Boyd, reported in one of your late issues, and I am glad to say he is progressing most favourably. Without wishing to accuse the men of Ade long of want of gallantry, yet I think the con duct of some during the past week is fairly open to censure. A fishing party had been formed, a boat built, the co...
ENGLISH & FOREIGN. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
ENGLISH 8f FOREIGN. The distress in the cotton districts seems to be on tl.e increase again. The number of persons relieved in the first week of October is greater than that of the same week in September by 4960, while the number of hands out of work has increased from 102,000 to 135,000. The number of person now in receipt of relief is believed to be 114,000, and although the Belief Committee still has a balance of £214,000 it is expected that further application must be made to the public. The Public Works Act is in full operation, but the local authorities are in places slow ? to avail themselve^.ofr'its provisions. ^ , , At the Tc^pbint Petty Sessions, as a witness was . .about, .to .b^gwqriy in. on an assault case, the chairman asked, 'Do you^Jknow ,/ what you are doing when you take an agtli ?' A ' Yes, sir.' Q. ' What is an oath ?' A. ' Taking God's name in vain !' The same witness, when being examined, said that the plaintiff cried 'murder' after she was insensible. Another ...
ALBURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
ALBURY. ' Flour, fine, per ton, £36 \ Ditto, seconds, £34 Hay, ditto, £5 to £6 \ Wheat, 8s. [ Bran, ditto, Is. ? i Maize, ditto, 6s. ^ Oats, ditto, 4s. . Barley, ditto, none Potatoes, per cwt., 16s.
TELEGRAMS. BRAIDWOOD. Tuesday, noon. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
TELEGRAMS. BR AID WO OD . Tuesday, noon. The Escort left here this week with 2684 ozs. gold and £600 in specie. The gold-fields are looking up. The gold fielc's election is creating great ex citement here. Dal f.leish addressed a meeting on Saturday in Braidwood ; very few miners were present. TTfi hfilfl nnntlier me«tina vest.evdnv_ nnrl will lift ? ? ? ? ? ? ? b J ? ? at Nerriguudah to-morrow. Rodd has held very successful meetings at Nerrigundah, Araluen, Warrambucca, and Little River. The rumours about his insulting Catholic fellow colonists are false, and were con tradicted publicly by Father O'Brien. He left for Kiaudra to-day.
THE CURSE OF THE TUMUT FARMER [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
THE CURSE OF THE TUMUT FARMER, Suggested by the following passages which appeared in his letter in the 'Herald' of the 20th ult. \ 'There was bad management on (he parfc;of the \Ministry in not fixing the Southern Gold-fielda elec tion on the same day as ^jours. * * * Hud the Premier been a Jeremy Diddler, or sneak, he would i have uromised every thingfyo Tom. Dick, and Harrv. * * * Nevertheless tile Adelong diggers have swamped us, and forced a* mcinbei upon us who ia in the habit of writing tta hia constituents, dear Tom, dear Dick, dear Harry. Faugh, it ia sickening to think we have lost a man like Murtin tor our member, and have to put up with Charles Cowper, junior.' ? Evil diggers of the Adelong, They have brought on Murt.iu shame ; v Bill and Dick, and Tom and Han y, Rest accursed for the same. ' Martin went to talk them over, But his voice they would not hear ; Nay, some felt an inclination To assail his portly rear. Why was Wilson old not sent up ? So might diggers vote and...
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
GOULBURN. Flour, fine, per ton, £28 Ditto seconds, £27 Hay ditto, £3 to £4 Wheat, per bushel, 10s. Maize ditto, 2s. 6d. to 3s. 6d. Barley ditto, 3s. 6d. Oats ditto, 2s. 6o. to 3s. Potatoes, 2s. per cwt.
SYDNEY. Wednesday, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
S Y D N E Y. Wednesday, 6 p.m. Parliament will meet on the 19th inst. Eagar is likely to be appointed Minister for Works, with a seat in the Upper House. Cape of Good Hope Papers confirm the state ment of the capture of the Confederate crusier ' Florida,' while lying at Bahia. I The North Australian Expedition is likely to prove a failure, through the jealousies of members. , ' Tattersall's races passed off very successfully.
SELECT POETRY. TO THE GOLD-FIELDS SOUTH.—A NEW SONG. AIR—THE MINSTREL BOY. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
; SELECT POETRY. \tO THE GOLD-FIELDS SOUTH. — A NSW SONG. ! AIB— THE MINSTEET; BOY. To the Gold-fields South D — lgl— ah has gone ; At the long-bow great they'll find him ! With tongue like steam-whistle, shrill and long, And hia broken mil slung behind him. 'Oh, Sydney West !' cried the Talking Machine, ' And the Globe, though by both rejected, l go to seeK Bome electorute green, Where gab will get me elected.' Thus Bpoke, in grief, the ' working man's friend,' Who, shamming to be a fiee-trader, The protectionist mob did, ply, defend, Which would feed on the digger's labor. ' Yet,' he added, 'some hope in the fortune I aee,' And he rallied from hia dejection ; ' Though hard work never suited me, To be ' Works ' I'd have amull objection ! 'What, though the patriot's part I play j From place, of courge^fl'coiJing ! Yet patriots shouicThaveHi-ir pay, To keep the pofc a-boiling !V ' To the South he went, led by the wilo _ ? ? ^ ./Mt , Of fortune, that female fickle ! , ?' ? - But there...
WAGGA WAGGA. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
WAGGA WAGGA. Flour, fine, per ton, £36 Dittto seconds, £34 Oats, per bushel, 5s. Wheat, ditto, 9s. Maize, ditto, 5s. Potatoes, per cwt.,
FLAX—A VALUABLE CROP. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
FLAX- A VALUABLE CROP. The cultivation of flax has received a great impetus within the last eighteen montha in the United Kingdom. This is particularly the caae in Ireland, where the linen trade has long been established as an important and profitable branch of commerce. The cause of this revival of flax culture lies in the failure 6f the cotton supply from America, owing to the ravages of the prssent civil war in that country. And it is also due to the well-founded belief that, even when the war shall have ceased, the former supply of cotton from America cannot possibly be restored for many years to comc — if ever again — to anything like its former vast dimensions, by reason of the devastation of the plantations, the dispersion of the slaves, and the bankrupt fortunes of the planters, which are the inevitable consequences of this disastrous internecine contest. Hence, in several countries people are looking to flax-culture as a permanent profitable industry, since linen must neces...
MEMBERS RETURNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
.^MEMBERS RETURNED, v East Sjdney,-— Hon. Charles Copper, Mr. Cald well, Mr. J. H. Nealq, Mr. Hart Paddingtori- — Mr. Sutherland- ' ? West Sydney — Mr. Robertson, Dr. Lang, Mr. Joseph, Mr. Darvall Parramatta — Mr. Byrnes, Mr. Farnell Windsor — Mr. Walker Central Cumberland — Mr. Hay, Mr. Macpherson The Hawkesbury — Mr. Piddington, Mr. Cunneen The GHefce — Mr. Smart ? ?* ... Newtown— Mr. S. C.. Brown ? ... ? ? St. Leonards — Mr. Tunks Goulburn— Mr. Alexander Canterbury — Mr, Oatley, Mr. Lucas The Hu.iter — Mr, Burns ? ''''partley— Mr. Lucas ? The Lower Hunter — Mr, Wisdom ?' V^\ The Williams — Mr. Burdekin .Patrick's Pains — Hon, J. B. Wilson ' - - The Nepcan — Mr, J. T. Ryan The Tumut — Mr. C. Cowper, jun. Illawarra — Mr. OsTJofffe^ ' ; The Muri'umbidgee — Mr. W? Macleay r-Brflidwood— Mr, J, F. Joseplipon Wollombi — M r. 1C ckford ' $ Morpeth — Mr. J. Campbell ' ' Upper Hunter - Mr. J. White Camden — Mr. Morrice and Mr. Roberts» 3~ Argyle — Mr. P, Dignam - East Maitland — Mr. Dodda ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
J. J. B. ELWORTHY, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, and GENE RAL LETTER-PRESS PRINTER, TUMUT $ ADELONG TIMES OFFICE , BUB8ELL-BTREET, TUMUT, RESPECTFULLY beg# to direct the attention of the public to the fact that his stock of Plain and Fancy Type ! la both large and varied, which, together with complete paraphernalia, places him in a position to execute any kind of LETTER-PRESS PRINTING With which he may be favoured, with credit to himself and satisfaction to his patrons. , Billheads Circulars Receipt Books Cheque Books Pro. Note Books Pampnlets Catalogues Handbills Law Forms Business and Show Cards. A STOCK or COLOURED PAPERS, GOLD BRONZE, AND COLOURED INKS, ALWAYS ON HAND. Orders received for the execution of every variety CQggfflRag&AmU MOTHM, By moderate charges, promptitude, and neatness of execution, ho hopes to be favoured with a continuance of public support. /v KEEP AND P ARSONS, /A IMPORTERS, LONDON & MANCHESTER WARE HOUSEMEN, 393, 395, & 397, GEORGE-STREET,...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 5 January 1865
_THE.explode-l-. tactics of- oligarchical faction are now too' well -understood by the. people to gain revival. Tyranny over the only source of en v lightening, amusing, and instructing the people, ;is always a most unwise and a dangerous step for any government to take, and Mr. Martin and his colleagues must by this time have learnt ?to their cost that the public Press here, as in the mcther-country, will ever assert its rights .independently. It is not mere'y the representa tive of a faction, or a party, but it is the repre sentative of the people ; a representative that, while it listens to wrongs and applauds right, leads ? also -public opinion. It is their guiding star, and .woe be to the government or the statesman who attempts to extinguish it. As the recorder of events necessary to retain in ? our everyday history, its pages will always be ' scarined with interest, ; afe the most legitimate ' , defender, of our rights it will always be upheld ; as the: exponent of public opi...
WAGGA WAGGA. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 9 January 1865
WAGGA WAGGA Flour, fine, per ton, £36 Dittto seconds, £34 Outs, per bushel, 5s. Wheat, ditto, 9s. Maize, ditto, 5s. Potatoes, per cwt.,
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 9 January 1865
YASS. Flour, fine, per ton, £29 Ditto seconds, £28 Hay ditto, £3 10s. Bran, per bushel, 6d. Wheat ditto, 8s. to 9s. 6d. Maize ditto, 3s. 6d. to 4s. Oats ditto, 3s. Barley ditto, 4s. 6d. Potatoes, per cwt., 5s.
PRICES CURRENT. JANUARY 7, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 9 January 1865
PRICES CURRENT. January 7, 1865. The following prices are what . storekeepers are purchasing at, and tl.3 price asked by producers. TUMUT. Buyer's Producer's Prices. Prices. £ s. d. £ 8. d. Wheat, per bhl ? 5s. to 0 6 0 Oats ? no demand 0 2 6 held over Maize ? .ditto 0 2 3 0 0 0 Barley ? nominal 0 0 0 Bran ? 0 1 3 0 0 0 Potatoes, per ton ? 5 0 0 6 0 0 Onions, per ton ? 0 0 '%£* 0 0 Flour, fine, per ton ? nominal 0 0 0 Ditto seconds ditto ? nominal 0 0 0 Hay old, per ton ? ? ? 5 0 0 5 10 0
BALLADS FOR BAD MEMORIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 9 January 1865
BALLADS FOR BAD MEMO RIES. A frequent excuse put forward by persons asked to sing, is the declaration ' that they would be delighted if they could remember the words.' As words in the present styJe of singing reallv matter verv Jittle, we give the following verses as a sample^ef-the kind of thing that, may .be sung by,people with short memories^:.— Oh, if I had a lumty turn lumty turn too In the land of the olive ana fig, I would sing of the lumty turn tumti to you And play on my thinjjumy jig. And if in the lumty turn battle I fall, A tumti turn's all that I crave ; Oh, bury me deep in the whatyoumay call, And plant thingumbobs over my grave. The Language of Flowers and Fruits. — The lilac in April, ' Give me leave.' The rose in June, 'Well! I'm blowed.' The aspa ragus in July, 'Cut and come [ again.' Peas in August, ' shell out.' The apple tree in September, ' Go it, my pippins.' The cabbage in December, ' My heart's my own.' An Irish painter declares that, among other portrails, ...
GUNDAGAI. [Newspaper Article] — The Tumut and Adelong Times — 9 January 1865
GUNDAGAI. Flour, fine, per ton, £31 to £34 Ditto seconds, £30 to £33 Bran, per bushel, Is. 3d. to Is. 6d. Wheat ditto, none Maize ditto, 3s. 9d. to 4s. Oats ditto, 3s. yd. to 4s. 9d. Potatoes, per ton, £8 to £9 Hay ditto, £6. y