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MATCHES FOR TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
MATCHES FOR TO-DAY. ! Not satisfied with tho sport of laßt Saturday, Mr. Davis has once moro issued his cartel. He fears that as he and his son won and divided the prizes in both matcl'ies, some of his friends, after having provided the apple sauce for last Sunday's dinner, may have boen disappointed of the roast pork; and so he .has invited them again to Petersham to once more try theil' luck for the fat pigs and turkeys, in a handicap sweopstakes, wherein ho pro poses, himself to shoot at about forty yards. He is under the impression that " Sussex " has acted not exactly as ho ought to have dono, in keeping the spoil after inviting his friends out all tho way to Petersham, and that ho should bo made to disgorge ; I and now ho asks his friends to collect once moro in j his paddock, which, I believe, they will do this afternoon with great glee at 2 o'clock. I may mention, besides thoso privato reunions, that arrangements are in progress for inter-urban pigeon matches botwoon Sydney ...
THE INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH. To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
THE INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH. To tho Editor of the Town and Country Journal. Sir,-Pormit mo through, your columns to suggest that the Selection Committee should at once ch oso our Eloven. I do not mean for publication, or oven as theil" final selection. It may be that tho committee would require Messrs. Lawronco and Gilbort, whose servicos in the match aro, in my humble opinion, indespensablo. These gentlemen are Government officials, and I know thoro will bo necessarily some delay in obtaining the required leavo of absence. If application for le ave bo left till after the final selection, it may then be too late, and wo may thereby lose tho assistance of theso and other fino players. It would Buit the wishes of some that such an occurrence u ... ? ;! should take pluce, for I am aware there are those who would if possible force themselves into tho team although they wore convinced that another defeat to New South Wales would be tho consequence. The Selection Committee will pardon...
IMPORTANT FROM WAIKATO. TE KOOTI'S OUTPOSTS SURPRISED. ONE KILLED AND FOUR PRISONERS TAKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
IMPORTANT FROM "WAIKATO. TE KOOTI'S OUTPOSTS SURPRISED. ONE KILLED AND EOUE PRISONERS TAKEN. During tho 25th ultimo, telegrams of an important j character were received from Cambridge. The first > of these stated that Colonel McDonnell, with the ! force,under his command, had approached to within j a distance of five miles from To Kooti's posit-on,-' and j had surpri-jd an outpost, killing one man and .' ; capturing tho picket, which is said to have consisted i of threo mon and a woman, Another telegram, j howover, states that the pickot consisted of six men, all of whom woro captured. Colonel j M'Donnell was expected to make an attack on tho j main body of Te Kooti's followers yesterday morn- ! ing if he saw a sure prospect of success, but rf ho felt doubtful of the result ho was to avail himself of Colonel Moule's co-operation. To Kooti's present position is said to be at Hirinore, twenty-five miles from where Colonel M'Donnell was at the time ho was last communicated with. Fro...
LATER FROM NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
LATER FROM NEW ZEÂÏÂÏJ .1 By the arrival of tho steamship Auokland, from ! Auckland 27th ultimo, wo have advices to that dato. I The intelligence is of an important character, and i some discontent prevails at the defensive measures j that have been taken. Throughout Waikato, says the New Zealand Herald of the 27th, the grain is ready for tho sickle, and a large breadth of crop has been planted this year. The calling out of the militia in Waikato means neither moro nor less than leaving this grain to waste in the fields. Tho men i are called away to garrison tho redoubts, and the ; harvest fields aro deserted. j
NEW ZEALAND. VIA MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
! NEW ZEALAND. I TIA MBBBOUKNE. ^ t I Tho steamship Tarama, from Now Zealand, brings ' dates to 24th January. Tho Flying Squadron loft Christchurch for "Well. s ington on the 22nd January. : j The Government have refused Te Kooti's over. I tures for peace, and demand an unconditional \ j surrender. > ll I Throe hundred diggora have enrolled themselves tl to defend the Thamos district. . M'Lean is at Tauranga. To Kooti is atTapapa.' Commodore Lambert has received instructions from home to render tho colonists every assistance ¿ that lies in his po wei". _ - M'Donnell's forco reached Waimahawa on 'tho 30th Docembor. Topia and Komp, with 370'mon,, arrived the .same day. _ j The whole forco was in marching order, and'ad. ? vanced the next day. &lt; ' :;V j Tho Arawás were advancing on Patatero,. and ' Colonel Frazer was advancing by Wakamárama,; 1 To Kooti attacked Kokamo sottlenient/l near Tapapa, and captured all tho pooplo, oxcopting tvifo ! men who fled with the nows.
ADELAIDE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
ADELAIDE. Monday. A handsome testimonial, consisting of about 160 sovereigns and a silver salver, was presented to Mr. W, S. Douglas, lato Manager of tho Bank of South Australia, at the Exchango to-day. Tho detachment of tho 18th Regiment landed from tho steamer Claud Hamilton to-day, and tho 14th have embarkod, Tho cargo of sugar, ox Laughing "Ways, was offered to-day ; some 3000 bags were sold at full rates. The corn markot is unaltered. "Woathor warm. Tuesday. After a long conference this morning, Ministers decided upon not resigning. The salarios of the civil servants remain unpaid for tho past month, which causes much dissatisfaction. A dissolution is freely talked of outside as tho only remedy for tho present unsatisfactory state of political affairs. Some three thousand four hundred bags of sugar, ex Surprise, sold this morning at modium rates ; the bidding was dull. Tho corn market is quiet. Wednesday, 1 p.m. Mr. Bakor has given notico of his intention to move in tho Legisla...
MELBOURNE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
TVTRT.BOTITIN'E. Saturdav. SuguvB are improving. The demand is active, and tho Victorian Company has advanced its prices £l per ton for all sorts. Mr. Aspinall has been retiu-ned for St. Kilda without opposition. Mr. Graham Berry's election for Geelong will be hotly contested. Mr. Bony addressed tho electors last night. HÍB meeting was a very stormy one. Mr. Harrison, the editor of tho Age was present, but coxild not obtain a healing. Notice has been given of a proposal to incorporate the Victorian Racing Club, with a view to obtaining fee simplo of Flemington Racecourse. Maize, 3s 8d. Six men at Maldon were descending a shaft, when tho winding gear got deranged, and four were killed; two slightly wounded. Tho Victoria Racing Club intend to apply to Par liament for a bill of incorporation. The funeral of the late Mr. King jvas largely attended. Many old colonists were present, Hi romains woro interred in the family vault. The ship Lady Jocelyn is still m quarantine, hr nc- serious i...
Abolition of Death Punishment. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
Abolition of Death Punishment. The agitation for the abolition of capital punish ment continues in England. Tho attempt made in tip House of Commons last year by Mr. Charlea Gilpin, who introduced a bill for this purpose, was not successful. But tho Legislature will doubtless } be again appealed to on tho subject at an early date. -M Mr. Thomas Beggs, honorary secretary of the Society for Promoting the Abolition of Capital Punishment, in England, in writing to Mr. F. Lee, of this city, furnishes some information as to the current history of the movement. He states that Mr. Wm. Tallack, formerly acting secretary of the society, has organised a new associa tion called "The Howard Society, which aims at the reform of om1 criminal law." This new society embraces à much wider field than the former, the members of which deem it best to confine themselves to the one question of death ' punishments. On that question the two societies aro agreed. But the Howard Society seeks a more com prehe...
Dubbo Stock Report. POWERS, RUTHERFORD, AND CO.'S AGENCY. Dubbo, 1st February, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
Dubbo Stock Report. POWERS, RUTHERFORD, AND CO.'S AGENCY. Dubbo, 1st February, 1870. ll. if. GOODISON reports: J?A.T CATTLE.-Tho demand lias considerably improvod during tho week. Inquiries are numerous for really good cattle. I have sold 200 hoad on the station, subject to approval, and I am about closing for tho salo of good lots, which aro hero. Mr. T. Fitzpatrick has purchased 200 head of very good cattle from Mr. Cruickshank. There have been no passings this week of conséquence, STOKE CATTLE.-Tho demand is principally conflnod to cattle of good ages for fattening, 3 and 0 years old. Young - cattle could bo placed in small lots, and sales readily effected. I expect to close sales to-day for 1000 head. FAT SHEEP.-A very superior lot, SO00, owes and wethers, belonging to Walker «nd AVatts, passed Dubbo to-day for Sydney; Powers, Rutherford, and Co.fUocal agents. Avery Ano lot from Richardson Brothers, Duck Creek, aro now tra velling up the river, supposed to bo for Sydney. STOUE S...
G. FORSYTH AND CO.'S AGENCY. Dubbo. February 1. 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
Or. FORSYTH AND CO.'S AGENCY. Dubbo. February 1. 1870. Mr. W. Ii. MURPHY reports : FAT CATTLE.-There is now a good demand, and good prices are offered for good and prime. I havo sold 100 head of prime cattle, for Mr. J. Perry of Marebone, to Mr. J. Fitz patrick, at a very good figuro. STORK CATTLE.-The demand is brisk for good lots, which could bo placed at tho highest market pricos. FAT SHEEP.-A fair demand. I havo sold 1000 Ano for Mr. Heanes of Barbigal, to bo delivered in Mudgee. STORE SHEEP.-Tho demand is brisker in this portion of stock at present than any other, especially for three and six year old wethers, which 1 could place at good, remunerative prices.
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
YASS. wheat, nominal ; hour, not quoted ; maize, 5s per bushel . hay, L2 10s to L3 per ton ; potatoes, 5s per cwt. ; hides, salted, 4a to 5s Od each, fresh, 7s Od to 10s ; sheepskins, 4Jd to 5d por
SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
SINGLETON. i'iiio nour, por ton, L14 ; wheat, per bushel, 3s Od to 4s ; oats, ditto, 4s ; make, ditto, 4s; barley, ditto, 3s ;hay, (oaten), ponton, LS 10s wheaten, ditto, L210s ; lucerne, ditto, L2 10s; l)Otatoci¡, per cwt., 4s Od.
POSTSCRIPT. Telegrams. BBRISBANE. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870
! POSTSCRIPT. Telegrams. BBRISBANE. . Thursday. Prendergast and. wife, charged with the murder of Hartwell, were brought before the Bench again to day, and were remanded for further evidence. Mr. John Dencher, of Glengallan, the well-known squatter, is insolvent. Northampton Downs station, in the Mitchell CUB- ; trict, with 20,000 sheep and 8000 cattle, has boen sold for £11,000.