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COOMA. Wednesday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
COOMA. Wednesday Morning. The following is the state of the poll for the Manero Electorate : Egan. Grahame Kiandra .... .24 31 Bombala 83 134 Cooma 148 67 Delegate 3 21 Colinton 32 8 Nimitybelle 63 20 Buckley's Crossing 40 47 Indabyne 23 19 416 347 &nbsp; &nbsp; Grahame. 31 134 . 07 21 8 20 47 . 19 347 Majority for Hon. D. Egan 69. The return from Seymour is still to come. Seymour is 40 miles from Cooma, but it is thought that the returns from there will be in favour of Mr. Egan ; his return being thus certain. Mr. Egan is better, and starts for the northward to-day. He proposes to be in Sydney on Friday night or Saturday morning. 5.30 p.m. The returns from Seymour are in. Mr. Egun is returned by a majority of 28.
A. H. RICHARDSON. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
A. H. RICHARDSON. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Shares, are held generally for full prices. Bank of New South Wales 40, Commercial 57, Joint Stock 9, City Bank 11¾, Bank of New Zealand 16½. Few transactions take place, but more business is expected as the month runs on, and the half yearly meetings begin. Money is getting more in demand. 7th January. &nbsp;
THE BATHURST VOLUNTEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
THE BATHURST VOLUNTEERS. Tho Bathurst Volunters had a day's sports on New Year's day, for the benefit of the Volunteer fund. The maiden-plate was won by Emworth. Vaulting with the pole-W. Wilson cleared 7ft. lOin., and won. Hurdle race, 300 yards, 9 flights -Emworth was first, with Hearne within a yard next. Han- dicap walk, for Volunteers fully accoutred, half-a-mile-Rot- ton from scratch, and Hulks, 10 yards : a dead heat. The winding peg race was won by Soden. Walking match, one mile, was won by M'Grath, by a couple of inches, with Wilson second. 200 yards for Volunteers-Welsh, first ; Brien, sec- ond ; Rotton, third. The band of the Bathurst Volunteers, under the conductorship of Mr. M'Carthy, played at intervals during the day. Mr. Leo and Mr. M'Phillamy acted as judges, and Mr. Cassidy in his usual capacity as starter and handicapper. The fund will gain about £28 by the gathering.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
PIGEON MATCH.-The fourth, of the series of pigeon matches, at Mr. George Matthews's, the Carrier's Arms, Kelso, came off on Wednesday last, when a good number of "pigeon-slayers" faced the trap. The shooting, as the scores below show, was very fair, and 3 to 2 was freely offered on the gun, with few takers. The following are the scores :-A sweep of 5s., of five birds ; 25 yards rise, three traps. Mr. Cassidy, 11110, 4 ; Mr. Machattie, 01111, 4 ; Mr. Sullivan, 010 (stood out), 1 ; Mr. Lee, 100, 1 ; Mr. F. Pendray, 11110, 4 ; Mr. Gumbleton; 110, 2 ; Mr. Cunningham, 01111, 4 : Mr. C. Pendray, 1010 (stood out), 2 ; Mr. Little, 0110. Messrs. Cassidy and Cunningham divided.-Second Match ; same conditions as the first : Mr. Gumbleton, 010 (stood out), 1 ; Mr. F. Pendray, 10,1 ; Mr. Cun- ningham, 011, 2 ; Mr. Cassidy, 01, 1 ; Mr. Sullivan, 1110, 3 ; Mr. Machattie, 11111, 5 ; Mr. Lee 1110 (stood out), 3 ; Mr. Little, 110, 2. Tins fell to Mr. Machattie, who killed all his birds. APPOINTMENT.-...
PEDESTRIANISM. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
PEDESTRIANISM. G. Fielding and J. Connors are matched to run three quarters of a mile, for £2 a side, on Monday week. The race takes place in the Domain at half-past 6 in the evening. &nbsp; The following appears in the Australasian : " CHALLENGE TO THE WORLD. " In reply to Mr. Harris's challenge which. appeared in our last week's issue, we are authorised to state that Frank Hewitt, champion of England, will run Mr. Harris the following distances : 150 yards, 200 yards, 300 yards, 440 yards, and 880 yards, for £100 a side for each event. The races to extend over two days, and to come off within two months from date on the Mel- bourne Cricket-ground. "We have received a deposit of £20 a match, or £100 &nbsp; in all, as an earnest of Hewitt's bona fides, which Mr. &nbsp; Harris must cover not later than 6th instant, if he intends running. " George Topley, the champion walker of the world, will be prepared to accept the challenge of Mr. J. J. Miller, which appea...
THE VOLUNTEERS. PROPOSED INTERNATIONAL RIFLE MATCH. SYDNEY BATTALION V. 1ST GLOUCESTERSHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
THE VOLUNTEERS. PROPOSED INTERNATIONAL RIFLE MATCH. SYDNEY BATTALION V. 1ST GLOUCESTERSHIRE, WE are informed that a match is on the tapis between the Sydney Battalion Volunteer Rifles and the 1st Gloucestershire Battalion (England.) The details are not completed, but we believe the conditions will be nearly as follows :-Thirty or forty men aside, firing seven rounds at each of the distances, of 200, 500, and 600 yards, at Wimbledon targets, Hythe position, with any rifle of Government pattern. The Sydney men to fire upon any day during January, February, or March ; the Englishmen in April, May, or June. The Sydney men will need to get into good practice, in anticipation of this match, as their opponents have amongst them some of the finest shots in the kingdom, including Mr. Lane, Queens' prize winner ; Mr. Gibbs, maker of the Metford Rifle, &c. ; and they will not score so easy a victory as they did when firing against the Southampton Volunteers. In connexion with the above...
CORONER'S INQUESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
CORONER'S INQUESTS. The City Coroner, on Tuesday last, held an inquest on the body of a man named William Murphy, a fireman, employed on board the steamship You Yangs. The inquest was held at Blow's Hoiel, corner of Kent and King streets. The following is the evidencc: John Redman Clarke, master of the You Yangs, trad- ing between this port and Melbourne, stated that deceased had been employed as fireman on board that vessel. He was a native of Ireland, and married. His wife was in Melbourne, and witness believed that he had left a family. Witness had known him about four years, He was a man of temperate habits. Did not know whether deceased went on shore. About 4 o'clock in the morning, witness, was awakened by a man, who told him that a man was dying in the forecastle. Witness went forward and saw deceased on the deck in the forecastle one of the sailors was holding his head. He was insensible, but he was alive. Dr. Dansey was present, and he examined the body. He pronounced life ...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW * ; : ; SOUTH "WALES. " The usual monthly'.'mooting of tho above society w hold "Wednesday night in tholeoture-room of tho Soho of Arts. There was a numerous attendance, and tl exhibits wore varied and beautiful. The dahlias especially those exhibited by Messrs. Henderson, M'Gi and 'Shopherd--were very beautiful indeed. A p plant bf Hoya Bella, grown by Mr. Chandler, was inui admired. Mr. Janies Vickery, J.P., was called to tl Ohair. EXHIBITS. Mr. R. Honderson, of Camelia Grove Nurser s "Newtown:-Dahlias-Beauty of tho Grove, Butterfl Goldfindor, Titian, "Warrior, Madge "Wildfire, Jun La Diffii, Empress of India, Mrs. Hansard, Lollipo .Triomphe de Tocq, Hon. Mrs. Trottiare, Cosak Cau Alba nana floribunda, Admiration, Hon. T. V Smart, Triumph de Rombcaux ; Phlox (Herbaceous Qiioen Victoria,; Lord Clydo, Lo Rohan, Prince! Alice, "Warrior, Neptune, Lilium fringinum, Triton ' .media, Bignonia grandiflora, Agapauthus unibellatu Clianthus Dampcrii, C. Damperii ...
ASCENT OF MR. GALE'S BALLOON. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
ASCENT 0F MR. GALE'S BALLOON. The interest taken by the public in Mr. Gale's second appointment for a balloon ascent was fully evinced by the crowds of persons who, on Wednesday after- noon, in carriages and vehicles of every description, on horseback, and on shanks' pony, poured into the Outer Domain, with a view of seeing the adventurous aeronaut off. Had a general half-holiday been pro- claimed for the occasion, it would scarcely have had the effect of drawing together a larger or more respect- able assemblage. Fully twenty thousand persons must have been present; probably many more. The peri- &nbsp; patetic vendors of refreshments and the industrious proprietors of the merry-go-round were early on the field, and they all appeared to be doing exceedingly well. The site chosen for the ascent was close to the en- trance to the Botanic Gardens. The balloon was at 9 o'clock placed over a gaspipe near the central walk of the Domain, but was, by the instructions of Mr. C. Moore...
THE AUSTRALIAN TOWN & COUNTRY JOURNAL. Contents of this Issue. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
THE AUSTRALIAN TOWN & COUNTRY JOURNAL. Contents of this Issue. Page. &nbsp; Telegrams and Shipping ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ 2 Editorial Notes ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ 3 Mr. Gale's Ascent in his Balloon ‥ ‥ ‥ 3 Horticultural Society's Meeting ‥ ‥ ‥ 4 International Exhibition, 1871 ‥ ‥ ‥ 5 &nbsp; Coroner's Inquests ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ 5 Intercolonial News ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ 6 &nbsp; Accidents, Offences, &c. ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ 7 LEADING ARTICLES.―Editor's Address―The New Era ―The Kind of Men Wanted in Australia ‥ ‥ 8 SCIENCE―INVENTION―CONSTRUCTION.―Leschot's Dia- mond Drilling Machine (with an illustration)―Euro- pean and American Locomotives―The New Steam Bogie Carriage ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ ‥ 9 MINES AND MINING.―Causes of Failure and Guarantees for Success―Quicksilver―Varieties of Ore, its Geological Occurrence, and Metallurgy (with illustra- trations)―Bungonia and its Quartz Reefs―The Reason why Mining and Manufactures are not Encouraged ‥ 10 THE GRAZIER.―The Pastoral Interest in Condition and Prospects―The Horse Ques...
TELEGRAMS. ARALUEN. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
TELEGRAMS. &nbsp; ARALUEN. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Monday. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. G. Milner Stephen addressed a most en- thusiastic meeting, and was well received and listened to with attention. The audience was composed principally of minors. His address occupied two hours and a half. &nbsp; &nbsp;
APPROACHING LAND SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 8 January 1870
APPROACHING LAND SALES. BEGA-Monday, 31st January. Tuesday, 1st February BRAIDWOOD-Monday 31st January. CASINO-Monday 31st January. COONAMBLE-Monday 31st January. COWRA-Monday 31st January. CUDGEN-Monday 31st January. DENILIQIN ~Monday 31st January. FORBES-Monday 31st January. GOULBURN-Monday, 31st January. Q.11A,-»N-Monday, 31st January. .j^ -Monday, 31st January. MAITLAND-Monday, 10th January Tuesday, 11th January &nbsp; &nbsp; Wednesday, 12th January &nbsp; Monday, 31st January &nbsp; MUSCLEBROOK-Monday, 31st Junuary. PATERSON-Monday, 31st January. QUEANBEYAN-Monday, 31st January. SINGLETON-Monday, 31st January. TAMWORTH-Monday, 31st January. WAGGA WAGGA-Monday, 31st January. WALGETT-Monday, 31st January. WEST KEMPSEY-Monday, 31st January.