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THE AUSTRALIAN [?] & Country Journal SYDNEY, SATURDAY, FEB. 5, 1870. The Direction that Legislation Should Take. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

THE AUSTRALIAN 0ÜTMÍ SYDNEY, SATURDAY, FEB. 5, 1870. The Direction that Legislation Should Take. r H \ELE expectation ol' the colony is fixed on tbe course of public actiou to bc entered upon on Tuesday ; and well will it be if those who are sent up as re presentatives cf thc people prove them selves qualified to interpret aright the wants and wishes of the country. If we have not miscalculated the comparative intellectual powers of tho present House, there are mern hers who are prepared to set forth in dependent views as to the progress of the colony, the obstacles to be removed, and the means to'flbe adopted for the advancement of thc public interest. Amid the multifarious opinions of those "whose attention' has been directed to the, question of our future policy, there is a£ considerable amount of « agreement upon some leading points. Th« is a very general impression that, among t most important aims of any policy that olaii public approval and support, must be the p: motion of t...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

*** Communications from Secretaries of Mace Meet ings, Cricketing. Yachting, and any other Associations are respectfully invited.

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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State of Ireland. (From the Times Correspondent.) Dublin, November 20. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

State of Ireland. (From thc Tines Correspondent.) Dublin, November 20. Tho tono of the " national" presB is not so virulent 1 this week, but it preaches revolution with calmness and deliberation, which make the lessons moro effective. The People of Ireland, which is now in advance of tho others, begins its editorial essays with ono headed significantly, "Unfurl tho flag." Referring, to tho torchlight demonstration in Waterford and the cries of the populace that they would cry no more for amnesty, ¡but, "unfurlingtho flag of independence, would seok ; the liberation of the patriots by winning the freedom of the nation," tho writer says : "This is tho true policy. Wc want our country ; and we know that, our country won, tho prisoners are free. Wo want our country ; and wc know that Ireland redeemed means tho land, tho Church, tho education, ana all other questions settled in accordance with tho wishes of the Irish people. Well and bravely done, mon of Waterford ! Tho flag j'ou have un...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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MELBOURNE. Thursday, noon. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

I MELBOURNE. I Thursday, noon. The Argus, in a leador this morning, contends that tho Government ought to cooperate with the other colonies in, establishing the mail service via San Francisco, but disapproves of their supporting the line via Torres Straits. At the wool sales, yesterday, 600 bales wore sold at satisfactory rates. A Commission to inquire into tho administration of tho Lands' offico is to bo appointed this woek. Messrs. Frazer and Co. sold most of the sugars, ex O. T. Kay at rates ßhowing an advance of £1 to £1 10s. por ton. The attendance at tho sale wa good. The flour market has been depressed by the Californian news. Traverton has been entered forthe Cup and Spring Handicap. Messrs. Berry and Rutherford aro nominated as candidates for Geelong. Mr. Berry states that he had received £200, through Mr. Rolfe, from tho M'Culloch Ministry to support tho Geelong ¡Register, newspaper, as a Government organ. In the Church Assembly tho Bishop delivered his inaugural address. ...

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ROCKHAMPTON. Thursday, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

ROCKHAMPTON. Thursday, 3 p.m. . Incessant rains have taken placo here, wholly un precedented for the quantity of water which foll. The Fitzroy river ; has risen rapidly, and all tho wharfs are submerged. Great damage is done on "the bankï ' of the river, heavier floods are expected. Traflic iB< entirely suspended on the roadB, and tho steam punt : is useless. "' Great damage bas beon dono to tho railway. The rails have been tom up, the culverts destroyed, and other extensive injuries occasioned. Traffic fa stopped. Tho Queensland, which was to have loft this morn ing, cannot move ; and the Balclutha is unable to discharge. Great dissatisfaction is oxpresscd at the non arrival of tho Blackbird with the English mails.

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Victoria Sporting News. [FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Victoria Sporting News. [FBOM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.] THE most exciting event of the week has been the wonderful performance of Mr. Waldock's steeplechase horse Canary, whose ancestry is unknown, and who was knocked down at auotion somo timo ago for 30s. Carefully trained by Harry Horley, ho, however, soon showed wonderful powers in exciting ohasos when the hounds were in full cry, and as a steeplechaser his merits have not boen by any means despised. When Mr. Waldock, however, mado his wager with Mr. Collins, 3 to I was freely offered against the homo; but towards Monday last the odds were reducod to 2 to 1, with few takers. Tho charge of admission to the bazaar was fixed at 2s. fid., and this turned very many away from tho gates, but notwithstanding that, tho yards were well filled, and the street outside was thronged with interested sightseers. The time allowed for the performance of the feat was 30 minutes. Little Enderson mounted tho pluoky little horse, who carried this 7 st...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Racing Items. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Racing Items. THE anmversary races camë off on Wednesday and Thursday wéak on the Goulburn course. On Wed nesday: The Maiden Plate of £15 was won by Mr. J. Miller's c m. Una, Miller's Blackthorn second, and Miller's Chanco, drawn. The City Plate of £25 was won by Mr. Miller's Uabba, Miller's Una second, and Miller's Irish Kate drawn. The Hack Race of , £7 was won by Mr. M'Connell's , Charade, beating iPooloy's Dan O'Connell, Stephenson's Dora, Simons's Try-again, and Smith's Flirt. Tho pony race of £7 was won by Mr. O'Brien's Delaney, beat ing Armstrong's Butcherboy, Armstrong's Plum Duff being drawn. On Thursday: The Ladies'Purso of £10 was Won hy Mr. Miller's Chance, Miller's Blackthorn second, Miller's Una being drawn. The Railway Handicap of £25 was won hy Mr. Dennis's Learnington, Una second, and Simons' Charley Pork third. The Hack Race ol £10 was won hy Mr. Pooley's Dan O'Connell, heat ing Mr". Miller's Beeswing, and Russell's Lunatic. The Beaten Stakos of £5 was taken by Cha...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Betting Market. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Betting. Market. Speculation on the forthcoming events at Rand wick has not heon. brisk this week ; thoro is no altera tion in tho betting for the Leger. Charon is still at the top of tho troe in public estimation. Moselle has boen backed for the Gold Cup, five hundred to thirty having boon taken, and there is a strong desire to back her for tho double-the Leger and Cup. The Stable Commissioner does not soem to have got enough money yet on Kostrol, and eagerly akes all tho hundreds to four that are .offered. Bylong has come into tho hotting two hiindrod having been taken about him at 20 to 1. 1000 to 25 was taken about Charon for tho Leger, and Baron for the Cup. Florence has been backed at 4 to 1 for the Champagne Stakes ; and only for tho uncertainty as to whether sho will visit Melbourne or not, shè would be backed freely at that figure. . The .Bathurst Cup weights are out. The handicap appears too light. There has. not been any betting on it yet, 4 to 1 on the field being the be...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Government Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Government Gazette. EXTENSION OF POUCE ACT.-His Excellency tho Govornornor has issued proclamations, extending tho Srevisions of tho Police Act to Tumborumba, Ulla ulla, and "Wee Waa. SPECIAL MAGISTERIAL POWERS.-An order in Coun eil empowering James GdeSj Esq., police magistrate at Deniliquin, to exercise special powers under the Clerk of Petty Sessions Act, has been issued. MINING REGISTRAR.-Constable George Wood has been appointed mining registrar at Mitchell's Croek and Lewis Crook Gold-field. NEW LEASES FOR RUNS.-New leases of tho follow ing runs of Crown lands will be granted on payment before tho 21st March next, of the adjusted rontals for 1870 ;-Abbolsford and Papatoitoi, No. 1 Lachlan dis trict, to F. A. Stratford ; Ginge Rock Ginge, Ulouri, Back Ulouri, and Back WUloi, Wellington district, to John Dargin. TENDE ns ACCEPTED.-Tho undermentioned tendors have been accepted by the Government :-Messrs. J, Musson and Co., construction of wharf in Darling Herborn* ; Messrs. P. N. ...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Melbourne Stock Market. DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Melbourne Stock Market. DALMAHOY CAMPBELL AND CO'S REPORT. Í,FAT CATTLE.-1105 head.came to hand for tho week's supply, consisting of mixed qualities from inferior to primo. Tho attendanco of butchers was limited, willi very few country buyers, and tho opening sales ruled at about last week's rates ; but towards tho close tho tendency of prices was decidedly in favour of buyers for medium to inferior descriptions. Wo quote best beef at 20s per lOOlbs., say Bullocks from 7/. 10s to 8'. 10s: medium, 0/. toO/. 10s; inferior, il. to 5f. 10s; best cows, 5f. to 0/. 10s ; second do, 4'. to il. 10s. Wo sold 327 head for Mr. Walter Douglas, Yarrawin Station, tho bullocks at from 5/. 10s to 8/. 2s Od, averaging 0/. 10s; cows, él. 10s to 5Í. 15s, averaging Bi. FAT CALVES.-Only 29 head yarded, principally Inferior. Best sold at from 50s to 00s ; second, 30s to 40s. FAT SII KBI\-38,000 were forwarded for tho week, 33,070 of which passed through the yards this day, consisting mostly of from fair t...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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The City Council Disclosures. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

The City Council Disclosures. Tho following is tho report on tho suspension from office of tho clerk and paymaster. ' Report of the Finance Committee on Suspension of tho Clerk and Paymaster. Your committee have tho honour to report to the Council that, with a view to the careful investigation of all matters connected with the suspension, by his "Worship the Mayor, of Mr. J. S. Doon, clerk and pay master, they appointed a sub-committeo to examino tho account books under Mr. Dean's charge, and tako such evidence as they might consider necessary^ and they now beg to submit herewith tho report containing tho result of that inquiry. Your committee have no hesitation in confirming tho statements of the sub-committee as to the gross neglect which has for a long time been exhibited by Mr. Dean in connection with his duties, and they would recom mend that the suspension from oflico of that gentleman by the Mayor be confirmed by tho Council. . * ' if Your committee are aware that Mr. Dean ha...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
KITCHEN GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

KITCHEN GARDEN. Tho excellence of tho season, notwithstanding ono or tn vory hot days, has made tho vegotablo garden moro tha usually prolific, and every sort of root and green thing is i abundance Tho growth of weeds must bo arrested ; manui may bo got on all sparc pieces of land, and dug In ; succe, slonal sowings of peas should be made as soon os those earlie put in appear above tho ground ; these latter ah out ho watered heavily, if dry. A good breadth of cabbag may be sown in rich ground for the principal autumn cror Plant out and sow lettuces for a later crop ; tb o drills for let tuces planted out should bo fifteen inches apart, and twelv from plant to plant. Take up and dry onions that have com ploted their growth, and attend to earthing up celery us sooi as flt. Take up carly potatoes, placing tliem without dela; in clumps in the garden. Stick tomatoes. When a constan successional supply of young carrots and turnips is in demand another sowing may bo made in rich ground. .K...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Calendar for the Week. FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Calendar for the Week._ FEBRUARY. Moon-First Quartor, Fob. Otb.. Days of tho Wook. n. M. 4 24 A.M. AT HYDNEY. Sun. Bises. Sets. Sunday .. Monday.. Tuesday.. Wednesday Thursday Friday .. Saturday TI. M. 5 27 5 28 5 2!) 5 20 5 30 r, Ul 5 32 II. M. 7 1 0 50 0 58 G 57 0 50

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THE VOLUNTEER COMPETITION DRILL. To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

THE VOLUNTEER COMPETITION DRILL. To the Editor 6f ilieTovm and Country Journal. SIR-"Will you allow ino to correct a mistake whioh ooours in tho article under the above heading in your issue of 15th January. In noticing that prizes were given in England for tho best drilled Company, you ex press regret that something similar is not done here. Now, as regards the Suburban Battalion of Volunteer Rifles, something similar is done hero. In 1868, Major Goodlett gave notice of his intention to give a silver star, to bo worn above the cuff, to each man of that company of his battalion whioh proved the best drilled ; such badges to bo worn for one year, and then it be again competed for. The first.trial came off in December, 1Ö68, at the Victoria Barracks, the judges being the Ad jutant, and a Lieutenant of K.M. 50th Regiment, on which occasion the Balmain Company were viotors. Owing to tho absence, in England, of Major Goodlett, there was no competition last year '; but measures are now be...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

To the Editor of thc Town and Country Journal. Sin-Seeing in your last Saturday's issue a " out," representing and styled a Now Stamp' and Quartz Crusher, and called ChUds patent, will you bo pleased to state in your next issue tho name of tho colony, and also thc dato that the abovo was patented. By so doing vou will muon o buce.-i am mr. . yours resneotiuUv. SUBSORIBEB. Jan. '26tbv1870. [Tho invention is watenteilin England,-ED.]

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Wayside Jottings. BRAIDWOOD TO QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Wayside Jottings. [BY oort TRAVELLING REPORTER.] BRAIDWOOD TO QUEANBEYAN. STARTING from Broidwood on the Quoanboynn Road, tho Braidwood granito changos to micaceous sandstone as you near tho Shoolhaven Eivor-tho timber becomes stunted, tho soil sandy, and stones hard and weighty. Horo M'Grogor and Co. havo a ground sluicing claim, with a broad rnco six miles long, brought down the east bank of tho river. They rent an nore of stones and gravel of tho Church and School ground, for which they pay tho moderato sum of £12 por annum, besides minors' rights 10s each, and a gold duty. Some of this Church and School ground is let at 2s Od an acre,- anti some outside (Crown land) at ono and a half-farthing an aero'. This party aro well satisfied with thou' prospects. Their claim is called the "Golden Ridge." Opposite to thom, on tlio west bank of tho rivor, is anothor party (on Crown lands) named tho " Rocky Race" Company: from tho unusually rocky and Btony naturo of tho race they havo constr...

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The Late Mysterious Case of Drowning at Pyrmont. ADJOURNED INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

The Late Mysterious Case of: Drowning at Pyrmont. ADJOURNED INQUEST. The inquest upon the body of tho young woman Margaret Boyce, who was found drowned in Darling Harbour on Wednesday week last, was on Tuesday morning resumed at the Observer Tavern, beforo the Coroner. It will be remembered that the inquiry has already occupied three days in its progress, having been adjourned from time to time in order that fresh evi dence might if possible bo procuied. It has already been elicited that deceased went on tho evening in question accompanied by her brother and one of her sisters to a house in Lyons-terrace, where another sister was hi sorvicc ; that they left at about 10 o'clock ; that they parted shortly afterwards at the comer of Market and George-streets. That at about half-past ten o'clock she was seen in company with a tall dark man who has not been identified. That at about cloven o'clock a parcel sho had in her possession was found at tho corner of Bathurst and Sussex streets. ...

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Insolvency Court. SURRENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

- Insolvency Court. ' |; SURRENDERS. . : U Thomas Farmeier, of "Warkworth, near Singleton, ¡ i farmer. Cause of insolvency : Losses in business. j . Liabilities, L415. Assets, L541 2s. 6d. Official ! assignee, Mr. F. T. Humphery. f. . Thomas Penne, of the Asylum, Parramatta, mes. f . senger. Cause of insolvency : Pressure of - creditors. t Liabilities, L49 lCs Sd. Assets, L4 2s. Gd. ' Deficiency, f L45 14s. 2d. Official assignee, Mr.>E.rH.rSempül^:?, | Patrick Grogan, of Bucklaud-street, "Waterloo, | labourer. Cause of Insolvency : "Want of regular i employment and pressure of a creditor. Liabilities, I £519s. 4d. Assets, £20 10s. Deficieucy,,i£30 19s. 4d i Samuel Johnson, of Lambton, labourer. Cause of I insolvency : Sickness of family and pressure of creditors. fl Liabilities, £38 los. lid. Assets, £4 10s. Deficiency, fi £345s. lid. " 'I George Wilson, of Ryde, farmer. Cause of insol- ft vency : Pressure of creditor. Liabilities, £357,' of l\ which £239 13s. 4d. is secured. Ass...

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Victoria. [FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.] Melbourne, 29th January, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Victoria [FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.] Melbourne, 29th January, 1876. After all that rancour could Bay and ill-natured people do, Mr. Macpherson has fairly succeeded in changing tho panonncl of his Cabinet, and lias now a Treasurer as well as tho colleagues on whom I reported last week. In Mr. AspinalFs favour is his honesty and disinterestedness ; bat it cannot well bo said of him that he ever worked hard as a Minister of tho Crown, or recognised the responsibility he thus took upon himself. Tho last appointment Mr. Macpherson has made does not altogether meot with public approval, and it is already evident that Mr. Graham Berry's re-olection will bo tho only one disputed hy the Opposition. As Parliament was to have been "called together on tho 28th of this month, and by that time his new colleagues were not returned, Mr. Macpherson has advised Iiis Excellency to call tho Houso togothor on the 15th February, on which day, no doubt, the tenure of oilice by tho present Cabinet wi...

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COMMERCIAL REPORT. Import Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

COMMERCIAL REPORT. Import Markets. -THE past week has been a rather quiet one in the .Jmorí markets, and transactions have heen of a limited 1 5o flharacter only. Foreign arrivals have been unu S numerous, and include one vessel from London, from San Francisco, ono from Mauritius, and one ^ATE^d'pORTER.-The extreme prices lately -,,«7P have quite given way, and best brands are worth ?^0s to L715s per hogshead. LG 10s to L6 15s per fcnnJhead has been paid for other brands, and a better ffidoingui this1 description. Taylor,Walker,, an d nn's stout has been sold in small quantities at L5 10s ¿a hogshead. Bottled ale at-For Ind, Cooper, and fin's 9s 3d : Bass's triangle, 9s ; Allsopp's, 8s 6d per Anim There are plenty of buyers. Edmond's pig Snorter, at 10s to 10s 3d ; for Blood, Woolie, ana Co's at 9s ; and Guinness's, at 8s Gd to 9s per dozen. There is not much alteration anticipated in bulk beer «ntíl tho arrival of the new brew, BUILDING MATERIALS.-A large shipment of ileals has com...

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