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ENOMINATION FOR LIVERPOOL PLAINS. Tamworth, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
' ^NOMINATION PbR:.ÍjÍTERPOOL PLAINS. ; 7 : ;;Í> Tamworth, friday. Tho nomination; pf a member for Liverpool Plains, to servo iii .place of tho Hon. 0.' Cowpov?. who has accopted office as . Colonial Secretary, took place to-day at noon. : : ' ? ' ' ' Mr. Abbott proposed .Mr. 'Parnell was a fit and proper person, ; and the nomination was seconded by Ah\ Joseph'Chaflpyl1/,.,,,: . .. ! Mr. Abbott then proposed; and seconded hiinelf. Mr. Hanby Bennett also -proposed and seconded himself ; but ho afterwards withdrew in favour of the Hon. diaries Cowper. N Tho show of hands was entirely in favour of tho Hon. Charlos Cowper, and so doclnred. A poll 'was demondod by Mr. Abbot, though ho had no hands at all hold up for him. It is reported that Abbot is making activo exer tions in favour of himself, and is prepared to spend money on thc election.
THE DISTEMPER IN DOGS To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
THE DISTEMPER IN DOGS To thc Editor of thc Town and Country Journal. Sir,-In thc last issue of your valuublo journal a correspondent, signing himself" Grape Shot," wishes to know a cure for distemper in dogs. I havo mitch ploasuro in forwarding you one thut I never knew to fail, if applied when the first symptoms of distempor are observed. I alludo to common tar, which must bo well rubbed over tho dog's muzzle and some put into the nostrils. In a short time a great i foaming at the mouth ensues, and soon, aftor tho dog ¡ will recover. I have novor lost a dog since I have I usod this valuable remedy, and if '.' Grape Shot" ? will givo it a trial ho will soon discover its efficacy. I am. fear, yours, CANNON BALL. Millfield, January 22nd, 1870. .DEATH OF A CELEBRATE» CHAHALTKH . - Tho "Walgett correspondent of the Maitland Mercury, says that " Red Tom*' (Thomas Moffatt), is reported to have perished in the bade country of Widgergohara, which lays on tho north side of thc Culgoa, and is...
The Phylloxera Vastatrix. To THE VlNEGROWERS OF NEW SOUTH "WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
The Phylloxera "Vastatrix. To THE VlXEGKCnVEKS OV NEW SOUTH "WALES. By the last, mail tho November issue [of the Bulletin de la -Société des Agriculteurs de France has come to hand. It contains the report of tho com mittee appointed to investigate tho new. vino disease caused hythe attack of an insect, tho Phylloxera I vastatrix. ; This now and fatal disease made its first appearanc in the valley of the Bhone ia 1865. In 1866 it attracted some attention ; in 1867 serious apprehen sions wore entertained ; and in 1868 it became gene ral, its effects fatal on some of tho largest vineyards. Tho first symptoms of tho diseaso consist in spots of .a circular shape in tho hear t of tho vino, some times on tho edge. Tho leaf of tho vine attacked becomes gradually yellow, withers, and drops. Tho grape will ripen ; but, if the disease is intonso, tho fruit will not turn black. It will remain light red, iitj almost pink, acid, aqueous, and without perfume. ) The wine made from such grapes is of...
MELEOURNE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
MELBOURNE. saturday^ I Mr. nnd Mrs. Chnrlos Matthews aro to Jcav England for Melbourne this month, to fulfil ai engagement at the Theatre Royal. Tho manager of tho theatro have received tho agreement from thei London agonts. " Herr Bandmann and his wife left hore yesterday in tho You Yangs, for Sydnoy. Holdors of kerosene ask an advance of a penny The American nows favours a considerable advanci in tobacco. Messrs.. Hastings, Cuningham, and Co. sold b; auction 820 bales wool. GreaBy brought 6d to 9Jd scoured, lOd to ls ljd ; fleeces, ls to ls 4.d. Tho.Privy Council have giyen tho Assombly loav to appeal in Hugh Glass's ease. The warrant for tho arrost of Davis charges hin with fraudulent insolvency and forgery ; his Londoi liabilities amount to £1500. Gonoral business is quiet; flour is quoted at £15 to £12 10s, without animation ; inaizo, 3s 9d to 3i lld. Monday. Tho thermometer was 150 in tho sun yesterday. The weather is closo and sultry to-day. Tnoro was a great fire in Carlton-...
Australian Preserved Meats. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
Australian Preserved Meats. It must bo very satisfactory to tho projectors of the Australian preserved meat movement to find that thoir enterprise seems likoly to bo rewarded ?with success. In the way of ships' stores it would appear to be attracting considerable attention rffc home ; and a demand for it will certainly increase, so as to make the enterprise of moat-preserving a highly romunorative one. Private letters received by tho Avoca, of which wo j have been favoured with a perusal, speak in some- 1 what glowing terms of the samples that have lately reached home. A parcel hence, preserved,by Mr. Manning, and shipped per Hawkesbury, is thus reported on by a London correspondent of one of our most osloemed commercial firms in this city :-"We have received a very favourahlo roport from a largo supplier of ships' stores, accompanied by an order for twenty cases at Gd por lb. Wo have also favourable reports from noarly all thoso to whom wo supplied samplo tins. Wo are inclined to t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
BERDEEN CLIPPER LINE. FOB LON D O N-. Notice to Passengers. Tlio following first-class vessels, making an averago passage of oighty days, will be dispatched on or about the following dates : Tons. Commander. To Sail. WOOLLOOMOOLOO .... C27.... Anderson .... February. NINEVEH. 1174....Barnet .March. PATRIARCH (now). 1500.... Pile .April. CITY OF ABERDEEN .. 1100.... -. May. Thc dietary arrangements aro superior, and each vesso carries an experienced surgeon. Apply to MONTEFIORE, JOSEPH, and CO., O'Connell-srcot. THE MERCANTILE BANK OP SYDNEY allows interest on FIXED DEPOSITS ut the following rates, viz. : For 3 months, at 4 per cont, por annum. 0 ditto, at 5 ditto ditto 12 ditto, at Sj'ditto ditto 18 ditto, at G ditto ditto. By order of tho Directors, _C. Gr. D'ALBEDYHLL, Manager. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PEO VIDENT SOCIETY. Established 1S49. MUTUAL LIFE OFFICE. I'KOPITU BELONG EXCLUSIVELY TO MESIBEBS. .tm?ersons assuring their Livos should consider what SECUR ITY tho Institution they selec...
INTERNATIONAL RIFLE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
INTERNATIONAL RIFLE MATCH. Wo would remmd intending competitor.1) that tho noxt practice for selection takes place on Monday, 31st, when squads will be formed at G a.m., and 4 p.m., when it is to bo hopod a. largo number will compete for selection. Those practices aro open for nil who may choose to attend, whether chosen or not, ns somo good mon may have been overlooked wh* woidd form a valuable addition to the team.
WARWICK CLUB ENGAGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
WARWICK CLUB ENGAGEMENTS. _ &lt; Jan. 29.-1st eleven v. 1st Alberts (cont. ) m Domain, i Fob. 5.-1st eleven v. 1st Newtown, at Newtown. &lt; 2nd eleven v. 1st Victoria, in Domain. 1 12.-1st eleven v. 1st Newtown (cont.) at New- 1 . town. ¡ 2nd eleven v. '2nd Albert, on A. C. G. 1 19.-1st eleven v. 1st Albert, on A. C. G. &lt; 26.-1st elevens. 1st Albert (cont.) on A.C.G. &lt; March 5.-1st eleven v. 1st Albert (cont.) on A.C.G. &lt; 2.-1st devon v, 1st Victoria, in Domain.
Dinner to Mr. John Morrice, M.P. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
Dinner to Mr. John Morrice, M.P. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) Tho friends of J. Morrice, Esq., M.L.A., entertained him at a public clinner at the School of Arts, Berrima, ou tho 18th ñistant, connnemorating his return as a representative for tho district , three time's successively, and in recognition of his services in tho last two Parlia ments. About sixty gentlemen sat down to partake of the good tirings provided by the indefatgablo Mr. Breon of the Commercial Hotel. Mr. J. Powell occupied the chair. The usual toasts on such occasions were proposed and responded to, viz. :-" Her Majesty the Queen," " the Prince of Wales, and all the Boyal family," "His Excellency the Governor," "the Guest, Mr. Morrice," "the Government," "the Ladies," ' the "Visitors," &c. Mr. Morrice expressed his warm acknowledgments for the manner in whioh his name had been received. He felt,proud to see himself surrounded by so many sincere friends. He had always to contest the electorate, but was happy to...
PARLIAMENT. THURSDAY, JANUARY 27. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
PARLIAMENT. j THURSDAY, JANUARY 27. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Tho PRESIDENT (Sir Terence Aubrey Murray) took the chair at 12 o'olock. Tho members present wero' tho Hon. Messrs. Owen, Allen, Thomson, Docker, Towns, Holt, Weekes, Hay, Moore, Busby, Darloy, W. Byrnes, G. H. Cox, A. Campbell, Blaxland, Macfarlane, and Russel Tho PRESIDENT said his Excellency the Governor had not thought fit to opon Parlinmont that day in *»orson, but he had issued a commission calling Par liament togothor. He thon calledupon the clerk of tho arliaments to read the commission. Tho document having been read, The Usher of tho Black Rod was then sent to sum mon tho members of the Legislative Assembly. Tho' officers and members of tho Assembly having "árrivédj J' The PRESIDENT called upon the Clerk of tho Par liaments to read the proclamation calling tho Par liament. Tho proclamation having been read by the clerk, Tho PRESIDENT said his Excellency the Governor would bo present to open Parliament on Tuesday next. ...
Land Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
Land Sales. Tho loases of the following lots of Crown lands will ho sold by auction as undor on tho 25th February noxt. BRAIDWOOD.-Lots 1, 3, 6, and 8, G40 acres each, upset prico £1 por lot; lot 2, 960 acres, £1 10s; lot .1, 820 acros, £1 5s 8d ; lot 5, 830 acres, £1 6s ; lot 7, 10O0 acres, upset prico £1 11s 3d-parish of Mon gonlow. Lots 9, 10, and 13, 640 acres each, upset prico £l;lot ll, 960 acres, £1 10s; lot 12, 770 »eres, £1 -ls ld-parish of Meangora, county of St. Vincent. CASINO.-Lots 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23, 640 acres each, upset prico £1 ; lot 14, 750 acres, £1 3s 6d;!lot 16, 1000 acres, £1 11s 3d; lot 17, 960 acres, £1 ;i0s; lot 24, 1200 acres, £1 17s 6d; lot 25, 1120 acres, £1 lös ld-parish of Riley, county of Rich mond. DUNGOG.-Lot 26, 750 acres, £1 3s Gd; lot 27, 730 acres, £1 2s lOd; lot 28, 710 acres, £1 2s 2d palish of Fosterton, county ol' Gloucester. 'CHURCH AND SCHOOL ESTATE. Tho following snlos will tako placo on thc 21st Fobruary. At CAMPBELLTOWN.-Lots...
ADELAIDE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
ADELAIDE. baturday. I Tho Board of tho Burra Mining Company at home have sent out for one hundred tons of different kinds of poor quality of copper ore, to enable thom to test a new machine especially adapted for the reduction of ores. -.- . . Captain Edgecombe, tho Governor's aide-de.canrp, is promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel. The Cabinet have decided upon not paying the salaries of the Civil servants at the end of the month, unless the Estimates are passed. Tho corn market is quieter. Sales of wheat have Ven mado at ös 2d ; E. O. B. flour, £11 15s to £12 lOf. Von Dadelzon's circular says that the copper mar ket is dull. English raw and unmanufactured un changed. Australian sold at lower ratos. Burra j and "Wallaroo at £37 10s ; Chili bars sold at £60 10s to £65 15s, now quoted at £67 ; ores and regulus, £13 3s. . Thore is a new rush to tho gold diggings on Kaparinga River. Considerable finds aro reported. ; Woather again very hot. Corn market unaltered. Monday. 700 tons quartz, from...
EDITORIAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
EDITORIAL NOTES. THE first session of the sixth Parliament of New South Wales was opened, hy Commission, on Thurs day. Tho Commissioners were tho Hon. Sir T. A. Murray, tho Hon. E. Deas Thomson, and tho Hon.'G-. W. Allen. The members of the Assembly having attendod in the Upper House to hoar tho Commission road, woro then informod that, aftor thoy had elected their Speaker, his Excel lency tho Governor would declare the reasons sfhy- ho called this Parliament together. Tho representative members having returned to thoir own Chamber, a commission was pro duced, authorising the Hon. S. Samuel, tho Hon. AV. Forstor, and W. M. Arnold, Esq., to administer tho usual oath of allogianco to members ; and tho Clerk having produced the writs of elections, pro ceeded to call tho members in alphabetical order, and they took tho oath accordingly. This part of tho business having been brought to a con clusion, Mr. Robertson, tho late Premior, in a short spceeh, tho eulogistic remarks in which woro...
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 29 January 1870
GOULBURN. "Wheat 4s Od per bushel, flour (One) £13 to £14, seconds £12 to £13 per ton, pollard ls 4d, bran ls 3d, maize 4s Od, barley 3s, oats 3s (id per bushel, hay £2 10 to £3 per ton, butter (fresh) 9d, salt Od, cheese 3Jd to 4d, bacon 4jd to Sd per lb., potatoes Ss to 5s per cwt.