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No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

[From our Special Coiuiesi»ondknt.] On Tuesday, Mr. Robertson brought forward in tha Legislative t Assembly the motion standing in his name . 'That iu the opinion of this House, all dclihorativo bodies intrusted with legislative functions in this colony ought to be elected by the people in their primary. assemblies/' No argument pro or eon tho principle involved in the pronosilioUtWas adducod. The supporters of the motion appeared to consider that the opinions wliiich had been expressed by members on tho hustings when canvassing i for senatorial honors would be obligatory on them ; and the opposers, fearing from their constituents tho accusa tion o: breach of faith if they'mot the motion by u direct negativo, endeavoured to overcome tho difficulty by moving the provious question, but wero defeated by a majority of 27 to 11. Messrs Clark Irving aud Fidd'mg ton were accidentally shut out from voting. Our arrivals since my Inst havo beon tho Elcctra, from I London; tho Moultan, from Gr...

Publication Title: Northern Times
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ALBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

. ALBUUY. (From the Border Post.) Dbath trou Drowning. — A young man, named Francis Johnson, was bathing a few days ago in company with three other persons, at tho Mitta Mitta Junction, when he was seized with cramp, and was unfortunately drowned. Deceased being a go -d .swimmer, aud being not more than two yards from tho bank, his companions were not aware of his dinger, otherwise he could easily have been rescued. Futr.. — The residence of Mr. J. M. Sanger, at Waga» mong Plains, has been consumed by fire, together with a large woolshed au I other outbuildings. Tlio house was uninhabited at the time, being used only as a winter reni douce, owing to the scarcity of water ou the plains during : the summer months. The grass surrounding tho pre- ! mises was not burnt, and it is supposed that the fuo was the work of au incendiary. Tuu Mails. — On Tuesday wo were again disappointed by tho non-arrival of the Sydnoy mail, this being tho fifth miscarriage during tho present year. The GouUnt...

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GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

OOULBURX. I I am sorry to inform you that the man Downcs, who was accidentally shot some time ago by a son of Mr. Fulljaines, of Marulfiu, after lingering lor about a month died on Saturday morning. Although his life was at first despaired of groat hopes of his recovery were afterwards entertained; they, however, proved illusory. An in quest was held on the following day aud -. verdict of ac cidental homicide returned. About a fortnight since a report reached town of a man named Wreycror Ray having been murdered in the neigh bourhood of Burrowa. Since then, through the exertions of Constables Eillon and Barker, of the Barrows, police, the murderer has been apprehended ; his name is Gordon He was captured at Walla Walla Scrub, about twenty miles front But-rowa. Irately, out of the £250 devoutcd by the Cowper Min istry to the imptovement of our thoroughfares, a good and substantial bridge has beeu thrown over a water-course iu Auburn-street, where is was very much needed. On Saturday ...

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THE DEATH-BLOW TO NOMINEEISM. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

THE b E AT tf-'ft LO W TO JfOMIXKEISM. N OMIN khism litis received its coup -le i/raee. The ' universal voice of the country hn9 long declared agi-imt it, — now the Assembly litis almost umim ' iniiusly endorsed the objections to it. Its doom in this colony is irrevocably sealed Henceforth the nod of Mr. Parker's idolatry will exist but by suflerance. Mr. Robertson's motion, 'Thnt in the opinion ' of' -this House, all' deliberative bodies entrusted with legislative functions in the colony, ought to ? be clouted by the people' in their primary assem blies,' lias, been' carried by the triumphant majority of 27 to 11, or an nbsoluto majority of the whole House, as the Speaker could only have h casting vote. Ila I not Mr; Irving and Mr. l'iddington ' been accidentally too lato for tho division,' the majority for Mr. ? Robertson's motion would have been still greater, llad tho whole of tho members been in attendance, thero cannot be the shadow of it doubt that there would have been a maj...

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DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. THE STEAMERS, THE FLATS, AND THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

DISTRICT TNTF.T/LTftENCE. NEWCASTLE. THE STEAMERS. THE FLATS. AMD THE MAILS. The Hunter steamer, belonging to the H. It. N. S. N. Company, arrived here somewhat before her usual time on Sunday morning last, and left the wharf again to proceed on her passage up to Morpeth before it was | daylight. From tho dense fog that was prevailing at tho time, the steamer in making the curve opposite - Bluff Head missod tho channel aud went upon a mud bank, where she has remained until this morning. Yesterday it was found that thero was no probability of he being got off unless a portion ot her cargo was taken out ; consequently a lighter was run alongside and lom meuced taking her cargo out and placing it on board the FenelU — a steamer which the company had sent to her assistance— and this morning, a little pa9t 8 o'clock, i the Hunter was again aflo.it and left for Morpeth ; but in consequence of her detention here we have had no steamer down Jtho river for Sydney this morning, and the weathe...

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THE RIVER HUNTER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

THE ItlVEll HUNTER. -- | Tim inhabitants of the Hunter District will pcr-j I — : — ? 'very' distant pwiod, imdergo'an entire stoppage, unless the assistance of a dredge 'bo' at once -obtained.' Already the channel is a foot more shallow than it' formerly was. Nothing can well excecd the com bined mismanagement of the Government and of their offieer, Mr. Moriarty. This gentleman sug gested that the piling operations should be carried on, with the assistance of a dredge, ;md the' Government put the adoption of this plan out of his power, by placing the dredge at the disposal of Captain llouiitree. Tlie matter stands now in a very unsatisfactory position. Mr. Moriarty. would exculpate himself from blame, 011 th'c plea - that a fair test of his scheme had not been accorded to him ; while the Government seeks to free itself from responsibility, by cliaiging that ofheer with neglect, for not making an earlier and ampler report of the condition of the channel Through the want 'of a proper ...

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MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

MISCELLANEOUS. S^t art Witness. — in a justices' court, down east, a trial wax under way for trespass in cutting wood from a neighbour's premises without authority. One of the plaintiff's witnesses was a plain od farmer.; whose ts^'timony went clearly and directly to prove the . charge. The. defendant's counsel, a blustering man of , hi ass. after the most approved fashieu of tcttyfocirers. thought to .weaken the force of his evidence, by proving idiotcy tn be a trait to his family, ite thaieforo inter rogated hioi thus : — ' Mr. - — , you h we a son who is an idiot, havo you not?' 4Yes sir.' Does he know any thing?' 'Very little.' 1 How much does he know V * Well, almost nothing ; not much moro than you do !' The witness was allowed to retire without further ques tion, amidst tho most uproarious aoroams ol laugh ter. Ho who is passionate and hasty, is generally honest. It s your cool, dissembling hypocrite of whom you should beware. 'There is no deception ; it is only tho cur that ...

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PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. ? LEG 1SL ATI VE ASSEM BLY. Tuesday.' Fbuuuarv 24. (From the Herald, and Empire.) 'Iiran'war to a question iroin Sir. Jaiunon, a» to what itepshad boon takon with regard to nn rtpplioition from Mr. Ty««n. for permiiimoa,t-- croot a hridga over tlio Edward Itiver, At Duniliquin, tliu Secretary for Lrmdi ?and Public Work, s.tid no Bhops hud been taken. Mr. Uohortwim moved, ''Thai iu tho opinion of this TTiitui* nit ilniihorativoo budiia entrusted with Leviahtivo functions in this e dony, ou^lit to be elccted hy'tho poo plo in tboir primary assemblies.1' -Tho debatu 011 tins motion was lengthy and unimntcd, and although the opi ?nion universally expressed wus iu f.ivournf the principle of tho resolution, it was contended by Mr. l'arkar mid othnrK that tho timo of its introduction was inopportune: Mr. Miciirthur moved tho prnviotn .qno-tiuti, which was negatived by a majority of 27 to 11, and the original motion was passed. ' On tho morion of Mr. Girlind, t-h...

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EAST MAITLAND, FRIDAY, FEB. 27. (Before Major Crummer and A. Lang, Esq.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

East Maithsd, Fuiiiay. Fkb. 27. (Before MaUr Crummcr and A. Lang, Esq.) Malicious Injuht. — John Blueford, of tho Butcher's Anns, Dutimore, charged John Thompson with having c Miimittod the above otlence. The complainant deposod that on the 121st instant the dofendnnc was at tho com plainant's house, where he raiced a row and broke sundry Initios nnd t'laisn*. nnd nlsn thn flan of tho counter. James Duncan corroborated the evidence of tho complain nut, ro far as the striking of tho counter with the tumbler was concerned, but could not swear that tho tumbler flew out of the defendant's hand. Case dismissed. Assault.— John Bluoford thon charged the same de fendant with having violently assaulted him on the 21st ins'ant. The HRsault arose out of the circumstances de tailed in the preceding ct.se. 'Fined forty shillings and court costs, or in default of payment, the ustikl altfr iii.tlva. Maliciously Shooting a IIUipbr. — Wm. Zuil against Win. Schofleld ami others. Tifo charge against t...

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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.—WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

LEGISLATIVE COUNCI L. — Wednesday. ' R, M. Isaacs, Esq., and Edward Wiso, Esq., barristers nt-ldw, having mado the usual declarations, took- their scats as'inotnbers of the Hotlso. A variety ofmessagos wero received from the Governor General and from the Assombly. In reply to the question of Mr Towns, relative to tho proposed light-houses on the coast, Mr_ Deas Thomson stated that every moasuro had been adopted bv the Government with the vie*' to-carrying out thcrecomin'-'uda lions of the commissioners for the several colonies. Ill reply to Mr Montefiore's question, rolative to the arrangements for tho arrival 'and despatch of mails uuiter the new contract, Mr Deas Thomson stated that the Government wore about to tako such steps as would dis pose of this point in a satisfactory manner. Tho Common Liw l'roceodings Hill was considered in committee. Sovcral clauses having been gono through, tlio further consideration of tho bill was postponed till FriJay. Tho Remodies on Bills of Excli...

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POLICE INTELLIGENCE. WEST MAITLAND, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26. (Before Bourne Russell, Esq., and P. Green, Esq., [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

POLICE INTELLIGENCE. West Maitland, Thuusdw, FEnuuAiiy 2fi. (Before Bouruo Russell, E^q., and P. Greon, Esq. I Unlawfully H auiiouiiinu a Dauohtkr. — Mary Dcveuoy eharged Maria Power with tho above offence. The complainant deposed thnt her daughtor was lli years 1 of age, and that tho complainant harboured her at her I house. Tho daughter had returned to her mother's I liou«e. The caso was dismissed. Onscr.NK iMiusrAur. — Sarah Henry charged Maria Power with having u*ed obscene language to her on thu 22nd inst. Tho defendant was standing at her own back door at the time the offence wis committed. Bridget Sprunc deposed that she was prosent at the time when the parties before the Court were quarrelling, and had heard language which, as in all cases of this kind, reflected gnat credit on the parties who used it, and showvl th-in to be possessed of great delicacy and refinement of feeding. Pined sixty shillings, or o.-e mouth'* imprisonment, with court costs. PfikTiMisr \tr\Ts. — Chmma...

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.—WEDNESDAY. HUNTER RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

' LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.— Wedkbsdat. J0U.NTER ItlVEK. Mr. Donaldson roso to make an explanation in roforenco. to '.ho course the Government intended to pursuo conccrn 'ing tho riverHuntor. After the passing of Mr. Scott's motion for tho presentation of an addross to his Excel lency, transmitting a copy of tho progress report of tho select coinmit'oe 'on deepening the river Hunter, and requesting that lmmeoiato steps snouni do tancn to carry out their recommendations, he (Mr. D.) had made it his business at the onrtio'tiperiod to place himself in commu nication with -the contractor for the steam-dredge. He was enabled to state that no difficulty whatever was in terposed in the way of carrying out the wishes of the Assembly as exprossed last night ; on tho contrary, the intending contractor had si*gnified his enttro acquiescence in the wi-hosof the Government, so I that they -had been at o'neo enabled to make arragcmeiits for'the uso of the machine. It was certainly stated in the hoils...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

-GARDINER'S CALENDAR .— Fcbrvaay. .KiTcnitH Qiudbx. Sow main crop of tufnlps. Sow brdcoll, abbage, nuliih, pe.i«, and Ftench buatic ; plant potatoes. , Ouchvrd As Fault Oaiiohv. Gather apple, pear, peach, nucta. Ine, plntn, almond, melon, ami grape. Ktowin (lAfiuKN, Hoe, rake, ami weed flower bed arid border** I'hlu out dahlia hud«, and remove nil decayed blooms. Fikld. IMant potatoes, tow turnip* nnd enpe barley. Keep n»l«e crops elcM», cut tobacco. Oorrov. Gather all ripe pod», care being taken not to Injure or^ jreak the pluuti. ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. Monihy, March 2. Diit-ds.ani- Co., nt 'I'welvo, on tlio promises, 'Morpeth, Tyrrell's Soap Bjiling Establishment ami Farm, 'on tho Williams. .IciiKiiiAit Lki-s. \m, nt Elovon, nt Mr.'Dcsmond's, Wol lniutii Brook, Horses, Cuttlo, Farm Impleiuonts, Furniture, &c.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

CHEAP ADVERTISEMENTS. Addresses, Wanted Situations, ami Advertise ments wider tircnti -/ tcords, only One Shilling. TERMS yon ADVEHTISEMENTS. Twenty words jwil under, One Shilling! tvery n-l-11tlonnl Ten worrit, Sis}*.?ncc; -hic Inrh, Three Shilling! ; nnil One »n4 Sixpence for every Additional inch or part of nn Inch. TKIIMS OF SUUSCtttl»TION. -Ci|;li( SMIifngt per (Juatfcr when p.ti«| in ndvfmce; and Nine Shilling* if not paid within Fouhtkkw I)av» after the com' mcnccmcnt of each Quitter. Notico to discontinue Advertisements must bo given in writing on tho day previous to publication TIIE 'NORTHERN TIMES' Central printing -Dfficc. EOBKUT WTSDOM bops to inform the inhabitants i of West Maittand an-! the neighbouring districts, that !m in prepared to execute all orders nt the above K*tnblishincnt, and hopes, by strict attention, Hj-eody | despatch, combined with a first-rate stylo of printing, to merit their patronage. Kvrry description of letter-press printing cxccntcd with matno«...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

C.jjc tintfs.. NOTItlSU It.VI'K.SUATK HOR SKT llOWN AUOnT III MALtCK.. SATURDAY; FEBRUARY 28, 1857.

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MAITLAND STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

MAITLAND STOCK MARKET. The continuous rainy weathor has kept our market bare of fiit cattlo aud Kheop during tho week ; thoso ad vertised for salo being kept back by the rise of tho Water in the river. At prosent thorc doos not appear much prospect of the weathor taking up, nnd should such actu ally ptove the casef fat stock will become txtromely scarce, as the supplies on hand arc very limited, cspccl ullv of sheep. I Several lots of useful liorsos havo been brought for. ward. A mob from the stud of Wm. Cox, Ivsq.,ot Mus wellbrook, and a draft of strong colts from 8. II, Dight's station, Liverpool Flams. Light of Mr. Cox s solJ at prices varying from X'l^ to .£27, averaging about £'20 each. Ninoteen of Mr. Dight's sold at an average of £8 cacli ; six of tho host were sold previously over £30 each. Result of sales, vir.. 2t head fat cattle, middling quality, 80s to 87s; 1000 head of mixed cattle, with in terost 'ln the .station, nt40s per head ; 8 broken iu hordes, from £11) to £'27...

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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. ArpoiNTMEST. — His Excellency tho Govcrnor-Ocnoml ban appointed Abram Orpeii Moriarty K q , Commis sioner of Crown Innds, to be a magistrate of the territory And its dependencies, and ahoto act as Police Magistrate within the pastoral district:* of 'New England and Mac- j lc:iy. — -7 c»r 'eminent Gazette. Naukow J!»sc a ru. — Mr. M'D.ifls (baker) boy had a inrrow escape from serious injury ou Thursday last. It Appears that the horso nnd bread cart were standing in front of the shop, and someone w.i.s in tho act of removing the winkers when the horse bolted off, ran down the. street, nnd stoppo ' not until heh ul reached Mr. Smith's . (iho Jeweller) in High-street, whore the cr.rt was brought j into contact with the po«t of the ver.'.n laS. The eoncus- ) | sion threw tho boy oil* slightly damaged the cart, and, as ' the ground was damp, 'cast Mr. M'DufV s brea I upon the waters.' The horse was eventually secured and pre vented from doing further damage. Nohtkkkn R...

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MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

MISCELLANEOUS. Baki;d Potatoes. — ' Landlord,' said an exquisite, I 41 can you enable me to realise from your culinary stores : tbc pleasure of a few dulcet murphies, rendered innoxious i by igneous martyrdom ?' | A Danish writer speaks of a hut so miserable that it I didn't know which way to fall, and so kept standing. This is like the man that had such a complication of diseases tliat he did not know which to die of, and so lived on. 1 the female chin. How wisely Nature, ordering all below, Forbade, on woman's chin, a heard to grow ; For how should she be shaved, whato'cr the skill, Whose tongue would never let her chin ho still ? When does a niau bicome four-lmndod ? — When he doubles his fists. Man is a wonderful crcaturc to sup. He can sup-ply, sup-plant, sup-plicate, sup-pose, sup-press, sup-port, sup-soup, and sup-on. A ducked lawyer dreads the pump. A doctor feels tho pulso each time, to let his patient see with what minute caro ho is keeping watch. Tho trumpet of fame is of...

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PROVISIONS OF THE CATTLE SLAUGHTERING ACT PASSED IN 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

rROVISl 'NS OF THE CATTLE SLAUGHTER ING ACT PASSED IN 1857. ' Cattle dving of diseaso in any slaughter-house uUhe city, are to bo removed at least a -mile from tho city boundary and destroyed by Tiro under a pouulty of not less than twentv nor more than a hundred pounds. ?- Cottle dying of disease anywhere In the city are to be similarly removed and burnt by theo»liers, or tho ocoupiers of tbo place where the animal died, under a penallv not exceeding ten pounds. ' Cattle dying of disease in any part of tho counties of Cumberland or Cainden, within half a mile of any public road or dwelling house, must be destroyed at sumo spot not le.is than a quarter of a mile from any dwelling house, under a penalty not exceeding ten pounds. ' If the owners of cattlo dying ot disca-e, or tho occu piers of the land on which tbo cattle die, neglect to destroy the carcases ns required, tho Inspector of Nuis ancer is empowered to do it nt their cost. ' Persons convicts:d of taking di-c ised cattle in...

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MAITLAND PRICE CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 28 February 1857

MAITLAND PRICE CURRENT. Ale, EnfllUh, per bogihcad . 9 O O to 10 O 0 Ilya«»'#,pordoicn, . . 0 11 0 0 12 O Altcop't, ditto . . .0110 0 U 0 At the Maitland Hrewcrle*, per lib J. . . . .1 12 () 5 10 6 Ditto per gallon Oil O 1 fl Sydney, per gallon . , Oil) Arrowroot, per lb . . 0 0 0 0 0 H Ditto, West India, ditto . 0 10 0 14 naroii, per lb. . ..0 0 7 0 0 10 IJuri, .1 bunhcl, per doxen . . 0 18 0 10 0 Ilnrk, per ton . . GOO (trend, per loaf of J Ihi . . 0 0 4 0 0ft Urlckii, per thouianil , . . 5 0 0 3 Ji II Dutchcra' Meat — llcef, per lb. . 0 0 S 0 0 4 Mutton, ditto . . .0 0 3 ? 1 0 0 ' 0 ' Pork, ditto. . . , 0 0 0-0 0 7 i Veal, ditto. . . ,005 0 0 fl flutter, frcirii, per lb. . . . 0 16 0 S O IHtto, iflit, ditto , , 0 t O 0 1 4 Bottled Pruiti, per bottle . , 0 1 0 OtO Candles, mould, per Ib. . , 0 0 7 Who1o*alo per Ib. . . 0 0 /J Chccio, iicr Ib . . . . 0 0 (! 0 0 !)V Coiroc, -llim . , . . 0 1 .1 0 I fl -'oal, per ton, delivered . . 019 0 '0 14 O Currnuti, Xante, |-cr Ib , . 0 10 0 14...

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