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ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by our Correspondents.] "MELTING MOMENTS IN MAITLAND." To the Editor of the Northern Times. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. I [»' 'c do not identift/ oursars* with th-- api.noiu expressed | by our C')m*pond»inlx. j ' MELTING MOMENTS IN MAITLAND/1 To tht Editor of the Northern Times. I)ka H Sir, — As you carry your courtesy to your renders so far as to nave them the trouble of forming their own opinions on the weather by devoting a bi-wock!y para graph to this all-important subject, my own experience of Friday last may not be altogether uninteresting. The recollections of that day will ever bo engraven on my memory. I am peculiarly uversn to extreme hot weather, and 1 not being 44 native and to tho manor born'' am very bus eeptiblo to the effects of hot winds, and sensitively alive to the unpleasant salutes which in the shape of clomL. of dust nne meets &t every turn. Ou the day in question at its hottest hour, when 44 The sun in his own perpendicular height) Had left not a bit of shade in tho street, And the poor. bullocks toiling und panting, Could scarcely manage to kee...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 1857. SHIPWRECKS AND DISASTERS TO SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. (A brutyed from the Sydney papers ) j L H 0 I 8 Tj A T I V K COUNCI L. Fhiiiay. March fi, 1857. smrwur.cKs and disasters to siiipimno. Mr. with tb« consent of the hnijgo, postponed, until Tiifvdfiy u»-x , the two motions standing in hi* name relative to tho Report anil rccotninundntinnn of StjW'ct OoiiimU't'tf appointed to inquire into and report upon Shiptvroik* and I)id;i*tcra to Shipping. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PIIOVIDRNT SOCIETY'S IllT.L, This bill wftw oomnnttod, aud partially coimidcred in dutail. Iti further consideration in committee was po-tponod. F.M'.CTRIC TKI.FOUAPH DILL. The ordflr for tho second reading of tho Kloolrlo Tcltwrniih Uill was cxmniizod from tho notice paper, in ?order that tho measure inny bo initialed iu tho, I-cgiala-% tm» AniumihJy. i t\Yll btmns act amendment nii.r,, s-\ This hill having boon committed, was pnrtiafty WA nidorcd iii detail,, and postponed for futuro coiuii&cru- tiou. '' | J('f-MHAL OFFIOKA AND nAUIUSTHHS A...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
[From outt Si'Rcial CouitKsroyor.NT.] In the I#cgis afivc Council, the Australian Mutual Pro vident Society Bill ha* linen read a second time : as the Society is a colonial institution, and will, with the growth of the colony, become a most importnnl one and a powerful instrument for good or evil it is deservedly receiving careful attention. O11 the motion of Mr. ICtiox the Society is to be restricted from holding oth»r lands than those nccessary for carrying on its business. This regulation will impart confidence to many who recollect ing the land manias which periodically affect tho com munity, and that directors share the human passions in common with thoir fellow croat uros, anil as events have recently too frequently proved in the mother country, are sometimes unable to control them, consider that the safest method of keeping a man honest is by keeping him out of temptation. Tho proposed step towards acknow ledging the rights of women is strongly contested, nnd the legal profes...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.—FRIDAY. SOLE COMMISSIONER OF RAILWAYS INCORPORATION BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
tEQPSTiATrVK ASSEMBLY.— Friday. SOU'. COMMISSIONER OF RAILWAYS INCoRl'OUATlON dill. Mr. Cuwpcr, as chairman, brought up a third progress report from, and laid upon tho table iho evidenco takon ' before the select committee on the Solo Coiftiuifi.sioner of Kail wayt* Incorporation IVill, nppninlcdon lUth Novem ber lust, iiv ielVrenco to the message of his Itaeollcncy iho , CJovernor-Uemnal, No. 11, which was referred to that I connmttoe on the loth Docembcr hist. Ordered to be printed. Mr. Robert Campbell asVcd, pursuant to notice — Wluilher the statement nuthorilw.ivelv made in the public prints thnt tho Governor-General had prohibited ihe landing of the Bishop --f New Zeuli»nd on Norfolk I-laml bo true; and whethec, if auy correspondence lias taken' place upon the subject, there is ai.y objection to lay it on the tabic of ibis House? The Colonial Secretary said he w; ^ not rvwavo of any prohibitum having been issued ; indt'Ml, it was scarcely possible, because there was no person t...
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
SYDNEY INTELLIGENCE. Tlli:rr. — During the busiest timo on Saturday evening a man entered n, 'hop in George-street, near the Market, and having watched his opportunity picked up a woman's pur-w? and ran otf with it-. His sudden retreat provoked suspicion, and perceiving lie was followed he m ulo his way to the railings in front of the Police Court, through which he threw the booty. A bystander who had watch ed. his movements nt once laid hold of him, and detained him until tho woman came up, who was glad enough to recover h er property 1 finding her money was safe she allowed tho thief his liberty. — Sydney paper. BiturATi Assault. — thi Saturday night, at half-past ten o'clock, several men belonging to the Artillery Corps, and a few men-of-war's men, were creating a disturb ance and fighting on the Circular Quay within a short distance of the Water Police Ollico. Mr. Inspector Cowell and another police -ollicer went to disperse the mob, when the former was severely beaten oil the h...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.—MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
liF.GISLATl V K ASS KM HLY.— Monday. Tlie Speaker took tho chair at half-past three o'clock. Ou the motion of Mr. Donaldson leave was granted to bring in a bill authorizing the Government to raiso cer tain sums of money by loan, to be expended in the ex tension of railways in New South Wale* in tno year 18;'-7. Tho mover and seconder wore appointed a com mittee to prepare nnd brine in the bill. The compensation for Land Loans bill, which was to have beon introduced by Mr. Donaldson was withdrawn unt il next session by leavo of the house. On the motion ot tho Attornoy-Goneral leave was ob tained to introduce a bill having for its object the exten sion and regulation of Klcctric Telegraph#. The mover and seconder were appointed a committeo to prepare aud bring iu the bill. It was subsequently read a first time, ordered lo he printed nnd read a second tiiue to-day ( Tuesday.) Mr. Donaldson presented tlie Railway Loan Bill for 1857 ; it was subsequently read a fust lime, ordered to be p...
MISCELLANEOUS. A CAMPAIGN INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
MISCELLANEOUS. A C'AM I'AIC.N INOIDKNT. An old soldier, writing' lo-t he late 1 hike of Widlingtonon tho fliihject of corporal pnnishuiciU in th« British army, mentioned tho following anecdote : — 14 -hi I Rio, when I joined the S7th regiment, mulct* Sir Hugh flough, thero was a- bugler in the corps, who had 'been through tho whole of tho Peninsular cam paign*. Paddy Shannon was a favourite with all the men. ami something of a hero; but alii Paddy hull left was his recollection of these acts *„ his only xolaco, the notice taken of him at the canteen; his only triumph, the whisky. Need- tsay Paddy Shannon became a ' drinker '-—or that Paddy soon made his apj-earancc at the halberds ? 'The rogiment was paraded, tho proceedings road* and Paddy tied up. The signal was. given for the drummers. ia h6gin, when Paddy SJmrtmm exclaimed ' ? Listen now, Sir liugh. Do you mean to say you're going to flog me ! Just recollect who it was tounded the oharge at Barossa when you. took the only French...
GARDIENR'S CALENDAR.—MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
GA11DINKR\S CAI.KN'DAR.— Mar. ii. I Riti iiicn Gahokn : Phut hroeoli, caullflowcr, csbliap.ev, mi'Im.. H»t*, cdcry, Icttiucs. Sow early fiaincvpe.M, lettuce*, earroU, winter onion*, I'renoh Lean*, bccti, turnlpa, rmliftluonlnn^. (Menu ton! tliln spinach to proper tlUtiuieen. Moo lhe ground ami destioy iho wcctU round cabling**, A»e, Gather ftec-U in ilry w-allier m they t l|»m ; such an lick*, oiiiniw. leltuees enullfiouvM, Thin inrnlp» ictftiUrly, le.tviiii' ji Oint.mce between them of six or enihi In.-lie*. Kitinr Oaiuocn : tf i)»r weather la molit, pl.uu out strawlicri Um : thu iowi to bv- lift evil hieliei nsumler , ami ttie plants a foot ap.irl In the tow*. l--x. inline fmlt tree», Id tee tlint 11111 ami nkr are not l\elti«led« The vines should In* looked river to m»c that the tranche* are no! too nuieh uliadetl i take olT the lateral bliools. FiOwtcn (tAiini- n : Plant ami propagate llbrons rooted perennial plant*. such as Aouihern*wood, heart'*. eni»e, violets, Jre., towards ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
'I CHEAP ADVERTISEMENTS. i.| AMretse*, Wanted Situation?, and Advert if e turn!* wider /irrnti/ r ranis, only One Shilling. TERMS Ton ADVEUTISEMKNTS. *? Ttitnly worili ami umlcr, (Inc Shilling t every mtilUlonal Ten 'void*, 8I?prncc: One Inch, ThrM HMlUuCl; and One Sixpence for every additional inch or j-ait of an lucft. ; TKIIMS OF St!HSCniPTtON\ * Eight Shilling per guailcr whrn paid in ndviinw; and Nine ' if nnt paid *hhin Koljithi* D*v» after the com mencement uf each ^y*?tcr. ; Notico to discontjuno Advertisements mnst be givon in writing on tho day previous to publication THE 'NORTHERN TIMES' (General |lvinting (Officc. ROUEltT WISDOM beg* to inform Iho inhabitants » of West Maitland il.o mii^libourin^ tlLstcicts, that he is prepared to execute all orders at t ho above Establishment, ami hopes by strict attention, speedy despatch, combined with a first-rate style of printing, lo merit their patronage. Every description of Letter- press printing executed with neatness and despa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
? ABSTRACT OK HA I. ICS BY AUCTION. Tins 1)a v. 'Uy oriltrmf the Chief INmsliiMrc, nt the Coiirt-Tfmisn, fl Unst M nil lit nit . nt Twilve tiVltink — the liplll, title, nnd iiilcic.it in 11 IJiiy Mure, Curt mill llnrn- «s, A.\, &c. V11 m. tv, Mauoii 1 a. Under Ui^lrens for Unlit.-- 1. on v. ('mlotl — on tho ]iro ?uiiseH. 1 1 ij;h - m» rcoe , Went jMiii tlmid — Cordials nml Snmliiia. S.\ tii 11 tM v, IWahcii, IT. .Donns and Co., nt lliuir JSiiln Yards, Knst MnUlnml, nt Twelve n'lilnrk — 1 20 liitwl of Kat. Cuttle. JIh. Wisimi.m, on tlie .promises nt. Morpeth, at Elovou o'eluel;, the iicsI;,'iiih1 untitle of Tlioinns Tyrrell. Clje ilorlbcnt Shuts, ?HOTIIISd KXTKNIIATK NOIl MKT DOWN AtlllllT IN MAMOK. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 1857. 1 ?
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
1)1 ED, Al N-v.vrmiln, of scarlet fever , on Sunday, llic 8th iii ?slnnl, Mnrlliu Miulclini: (Ire It. the eldest diui|-Mer uf Mr. a--Hr }-W Crnll, of iV.e Coinniereinl »(?«! flvo yours, one miintli, ami Mi'venloen ilny.s. Tlie -loconi-u of tills lii'iiutifnl cliiltl, following .10 in|iitlly upon llmt of (lie lirip'it ln»y Iter Vutliar, Ims tint only nildml doeply to the , atlllutiim of thoir ln-reiivi-il |nirents, .but. has east a gloom uvur nil -who v.ern In the hnliit of witntwhlng tluiir in l. iesiinc 11 ml tiinhilile mmmurii, nnil the itingulnr luivnty .mnl -guftl.lt; fomlnut of It th. 'They were lovely in thoir Jive*, mnl in ilo.itli lliey wore nut tlivMeil.''
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
TASMANIA. Nnv MikisTrt.— Yesterday's post brings inUdligcete of tho Completion of the Orosson Ministry, the hon. meinbor for Kiehmond himself having taken tho post of Premier, tho executive bfliee of Colonial Secretary ; Mr. Meredith that of Finance Minister; Mr. .1. G. Gregmn that of Attorney-General ; the o/Ih e of .Solicitor-GVneral - being left with Mr. Uogers, and without being compre hended as a ministerial appointment,. Mvksvs. Wedge. White, and Miller ncccpt se;its in the Executive Council. It is unnecessary that wo should dincuss. the merits or the prospects of rite New Aduiinistration. Its measures must detcrmino its. fate, and to those we have little I 'ear that the Parliament will give a fair trid — a. fair appre ciation: Mcnntitno tho practical business cf tho Legis lature Is suspended.— Cornwall Chronicle.
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA. We have Melbourne papers to the 5th instant. RESIGNATION OF THE MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
COLONIAL INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA. We have Melbourne papers to the 5th instant. ar.siasATios of tiu: minismiy. On the night of the 2rd, the Governtm nt were llcfeatfid j by p. majority of 2!- to 2.'i on a resolution brotfght for I ward by Mr. O'Shanassy, amounting to a declaration of ; w^nt of confidence In the Government. It was accepted j by Mr. Haines ns such ; and after the result of the divi 1 aio-n was announced, he intimated that be would tondor 1 his resignation, which ho accordingly didon the follow ing morning. / At 11 a.m., his Excellency despatched a moastgc to Mr. O'Shauassy. The messenger, after going out to that gentleman's residenco, at Mootioe Ponds, found him en gaged ou tho Kailway Committee. Mr. O'ShanaHpy waited upon his KxceJleney at 2 p.m , and was entrusted J with the task of forming an aduiinistration, — a task which j ho nt once undertook. We givo in another column an abstract of tho debate j 'The division of last night*' (says the Aye) ' seals the fate of th...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. WOLLOMBI. "DELENDA EST CARTHAGO." (Carthage must be destroyed.) Cute's Streech. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
DISTEJCr INTELLIGENCE. WOLLOMKI. (From our correspondent.^ DkLEXDA EST CAttTHAOO.' (Cart)tago must be destroyed.) — -Cuto's Snitch* Poor .Toe Bridoe!— We believe there 1* not an inha bitant of this district, whose heart ia not utterly dead to the moving influence of commiseration, beneath whose roof-tree lite preceding ejaculation has not become as familiar hs a household word. jo*cpn nrmge, me suojeci or our preset iiairainf, was, it wo arc not much misinformed, one of the adven- turons few to whom the inhabitants of this f.tir district acknowl»«lge a grateful tribute. Coeval with its earliest location his family namo at all oeiits is pre-eminently distingui»hod, and in happy keeping with its progress from the s«tvago wilderness of some tfnraty liy-gone yearn to its present fectility, and its weight in the social balance —that namo 1ms ©vor bwn continuously associated. Endowed wjih no inconsiderable share of uncultivated genius to which, uniting a proverbial integrity of prin ciple...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. (Before Messrs. Green and Russell.) WEST MAITLAND, TUESDAY, MARCH 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
POLICE INTELLIGENCE Wist Maitland. Tukhoay, M^nnr 10. (Before Messrs. Green ami Rasstdl.), Joel Chainherlayno was charged with the illegal deten tion of a bullock, the property of John Hawkins. The complainant had lo*t the bullock three years ago, at Worry's PI.Vfix, and h.vl not seen it previously to last Friday, when he found it iu defendant's possession. Iho ease was remanded for two months. William Elliott was charged with assaulting Thomas Eetlduidgc, on the 4th inst »nt. Tho case was postponed. William Harris was charged with stealing £lft and a nugget, from Thomas King. The case which had been picvious y reiuan/led- was again remanded for seven days. Joseph Menhui, a boy, was charged with nvdrciously breaking the leg of acock, belonging to Marr M'Gr.Hh. The bench ordered hiui. to pay the value of tlio C- ck, 2s, and costs. Jim .Siogk a Chinnman* was fined 40s or £-urtccn days in gaol for using obscene language. Tlicre were three worshippers of the 'j/dlv god'' who hid to pay ...
GOSFORD, BRISBANE WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
GOSFOIU), BRISBANE WATKU. (From our own Corres/tomlentr) Katai, Acctnr.NT.— On Saturdsy, 2lst December, two men named William Thurston, aud John (the other name unknown) came into oar township in the afternoon on business, and left apparently quite sober with the in tention of'returning home. Nothing more was heard of them until the Wednesday following, and much anxiety begin to bo ovincoJ hs to their fate; Thurston being u married nnn wrth two children*, when their sad fate was ascortuned by Chief - ou»ttfole Dtryer, who disco vered the bodies ot these tiufortuuttte men cast on the beach. An iuquest was held 011 Thursday, 20th Instant, btf»ro James Jlarrisin, Esq., coroner for the district, and a verdi :t of accidental dnatb returned. There is very little stirring here, the weather is Insuf ferably hot — we have hud ao raiu, for a considerable time. March 0'X% 18o7.
TUESDAY, 10TH MARCH. The Court was opened at ten o'clock. SENTENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
Tuesday, IOtii Marcu. The Court was opened at ten o'clock. SENTENCES. Michael Cummins, who on Mondny pleaded guilty to a charge of robbery with violence, was sentenced to ten years imprisonment. Tho saino prisoner, who on Monday pleaded guilty to ,a charge of having robbed William Trwin on the Wollombi Road, &o., wzs sentenced to ten years' im prisonment. Joseph Forster was sentenced to seven years, and Thomas Taylor tosoven years also. WILFUL MURDER. EUen Taylor was indicted for tho wilful murder of Thomas Taylor, her son, at the Wollombi brook, on the 2nd of December, 185G. The prisoner pleaded not guilty. She was defended Mr. Faucett, Mr. Mintcr, attorney. Mr. Pring, the Crown Prosecutor, having pointed out the serious nature of the offence, endeavoured to im» press upon tho jury the necessity of paying the greatest attention to the evidence, so that they might he able to say whether the crimo of the prisonor wou manslaughter or murder. Samuel Snape deposed that he reside...
MAITLAND CIRCUIT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
MAITLAND CIRCUIT COURT. This Court was opened on Monday last, at ten o'clock. Mr. Justice Milford presided. The barristers present were Messrs. Pring (Prosecutor for the Crown), Butler, Lutwyehe, Faucett, and Wytideyer. After the usual formalities had been gone through, tho the first ease was called. HORSE-OTBALIN'O. George Swan was indicted for horse-stealing. The offence was alleged to have been committed at the Rocky River, on the 1 1th of October. Tlie horse was tho pro perty of one Charles Munt. The first witness examined was James Dwyer, chief constable of Tamworth, who deposed to the circumstances attending the capture of the prisoner. Charles Munt deposed that ho was a carter on the Rocky River, and that on Sunday morning, 12th Octobor, he missed a horse which ho had seen on the previous Sa turday evening ; deponent subsequently, on the following day, saw the horso on the roadside near Tamworth, at a place called Mncphorson's ; tho prisoner was near the horse at the time ; d...
HOME & FOREIGN EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 11 March 1857
IJOME & FOREIGN EXTRACTS. Cenkxal Wasiiinoton at Home. — I had . feasted, my imagination for several days in the near prospect of a visit to Mount -..Vernon, ''th j 'seat of 'Washington. No pilgrim over approached Mccca with deeper enthusiasm. I arrived there in tho afternoon ol January. 23rd '85, I was the bearer of the letter from General Green, with another iroin Colonel l* lUgernM, one of the former aids of Washington, and also the books from Granvillv Sharp. Although assure i that these credentials would secure me a respectful reception, I trembled with awe as I came into the prosehio of thi* great man. 1 found him at table with .Mrs. Washington and his private family, and was received with the native diguity,and with that urbanity so peculiarly comb ned in the character of a soldier aud 'eminent privite jreutleman. He s.-on put me at ease by unbending iu a freo at^d affable conversation. The cau tious ro'ui vo which wisdom and policy dictated whilst engaged in rearing ...