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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

PROLIFIC WHEAT.-A sample of wheat has been left at the Kiama Pilot office by Mr. John King, of the Longbrush, known as Spanish black bearded wheat. It appears Mr. King two seasons ago received from Mr. Moore, of the Botanic Gardens, Sydney, S ozs. of the above wheat, which ho sowed, and it yiolded 84 lbs, ; next season, he sewed thc produced, 84 lbs., and has now a crop of 42 bushels. We believe it is froo from rust. THE GRAPE OHOF IN THE MAITLAND DISTRICT. Recent inquiries have shown us, says tho Haitiana, Mercury, that thc grape crop of the district, although in part affected by oidium and blight, has, as a rulo, been in excess of that of the previous season in quan tity, and probably also in quality. Table grapes ap Eear to have suffered to the greatest degree, possibly ecause these aro usually cultivated by suiall growers, who were careless of the precautions which wiso vigno rons resorted to to secure a crop. Tin's fact soenis to be established by the experience of tho past sea...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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CHAPTER XVII—RED BOB. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

CHAPTER XVII-RED BOB. "When Mr. Vane wont up to London no was very I careful to koop himself out of sight. He had reason ; I for thoro were very many persons extremely anxious to soo him. So whon tho train arrived afc tho London station, ho took a cab at once, and directing the Jehu to take him to No. 281 Mile End Eoad, leaned back, and drawing his hat ovor his eyes, kept well out of sight of tho street passengers. Arrivod at 281 ho knocked and rang at the door, which was oponed by a weak-cyod little woman, in a dirty cotton dress, who uttered an exclamation of sur prise as Bhe bohelcl her visitor. To Ids inquiries, she answered that her husband was not at home. " Damnation," he cried, savagely, " whero is ho." Tho woman f umblod in the pockets of her dress, and presently drew forth a letter, crumpled and dirty. She gave it to Vane, who, referring to tho post mark, found that it came from Hastings. "What the dovil can tho fellow bo after down there" he muttered, as ho drew tho lette...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

NEW CALEDONIA.-Tho Moniteur reports tho arrival of tho French barque Bernica on tho 19th from Wollon - gong. On tho 27th tho schooner Prima Donna sailod for Maryborough. M. Ed. Patio, Captain of tho Genio, has put forth a proposal for the formation of a society for the advancement of knowledge of New Caledonia. I Tho design is to render tho experience and knowledge acquired by visitors and colonists available for tho general good, to provide answers for all who aro interested in tho matter to such inquiries as theso : " What is thc most produotivo culture ? "What aro tho kinds of land most favourablo to different kinds of plants '! Svhat arc tho resources of such a locality ? What is the geography of such a district ? &c." lt is believed that much accurate and scientific knowledge on Birch matters ia already in possession of individualß., These scattered materials it is proposed to coUeot and I publish.

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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LADIES' COLUMN. The Empress Eugenie in Greece. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

LADIES' COLUMN. The Empress Eugenie in Greece. ATHENS, Oct. 12.- Aftor a day of festivo splendours, tho muoh-colohrated Empress of France attended thc Royal banquet givon in her honor on tho 10th. Thc Empress, who was banded into dinnor by tho King, wore a palo green silk dross, with a tunic of white muslin and Valcncionnes lace. Tho wreath in her hair, as well as tho garnituro of her dress, were of bunches of grapes, nbovo which she woro a fino diadem of dia monds, mounted in argeet brulo, which gavo them pcouliar brilliancy. Tho Queen of Greece, escorted by Prince Murat, wore a pink silk dross, willi a tunio oi muslin and lace, and a wreath of white and junk roses, which sot off to ndvantago hor really lino complexion. Among tho moro noticeable dre. ses of tho foreign ladies present woro thoso If tho wifo of tho Russian Ambas sador, who woro a French robe of tho new colour, Bor deaux clairo, trimmed with pointe de Bruxelles, and for amamcnts a beaty necklace and earrings of dia mo...

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Double Wedding in High Life. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Double Wedding in High Life. YESTERDAY the oíd Abbey at Westminister put on its | gayest appearance in honour of the double wedding bf ; tho Ladios Alberthaand Maudo Hamilton with tho Lords Blandford and Lansdowne. Eho morning was wot and stormy ; but just about olovon o'clook, the hour fixod for tho ceremony, the rain cleared off, and the sun shone out brightly-more brightly, indeed, than is usual in London in tho month of November. Admis sion to tho ohoir, transopts, and nave was given by tiokots ; but thoso had been freely distributed, andby 11 o'clook tho building was completely filled, from the sac rariuin to tho organ loft, and ouch side of tho nave was lined with rows of well-dressed spectators'. The Prince and Princess of Walos, Prince and Princess Christian, the Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Edward of Saxe Weimar woro among tho earliest arrivals, and were shown to seats on tho south side of tho saorarium. A little bef oro half-past oloven tho brides arrived at tho woBt door...

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The Baby's Drawer. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

The Baby's Drawer. There's a little drawer in my chamber Guarded with tcndorest care, Whore the dainty clothes are lying, That my darling shall never wear. And there, while tho hours are waning Till tho house is all at rest, I sit and fancy a baby Closo to my aching breast. My darling's pretty, white garments ; I wrought thom, sitting apart, While his mystic life was throbbing Under my throbbing heart, And often my happy dreaming Breaks in a little song, Like tho muriner of birds at brooding, When tho days aro wann and long. I finished tho dainty wardrobe, And tho drawer was almost full With robes of tho finest muslin, And robes of the whitest wool. I folded them all together, With a rose for every pair, Smiling, and saying, "Gem fragrant, Fit for my princo to wear." Ah, tho radiant summer morning, So full of mother's joy ; " Thank God, ho is fair and perfect, My beautifnl now-born boy. Let him wear tho pretty, white garment I wrought while sitting apart ; Lay him, so sweet and so h...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Theatrical. HERR BANDMANN'S " NARCISSE." [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Theatrical. HERR BANDMANN'S " NARCISSE." Never, since the days of the early visits of Brooke, tho Keans, Catherine Hayes, and a few others in the old time past, has there been in theatrical circles in Sydney a more unexampled success or a more legiti mate triumph than was achieved by Herr Bandmann on his first appearance in Sydney, at tho Prince of Wales Theatre, on Saturday evening. Curiosity, tho reputation that preceded tho arrival of tho star, and tho utter and lamentable absence of anything approach ing interest in this city for many a weary month to revive tho fallen fortunes of the legitimate drama-all contributed to attract an audience that has not, for a very long timo (but on ono or two exceptional occa sions), boen witnessed in this theatre. Stalls, pit, upper circle, and gallery wore crowded ; and if the dress circle was but moderately filled-though many of the families of woll-known citizens were present-it inna U»«.,í,n i.l,""" r.,.r. f"." "_4. J.I.Z._liT.i_ was becaus...

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Domestic Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Domestic Recipes. EXCELLENT MINCEMEAT.-Take n pound of lean beef, and boil it an hour, tben obop as Ano as possiblo ; suet, raisins, currants, and apples, one pound of eaob ; two ounces of candied lemon, two ounces of candied citron, a quarter of a pound of almonds. Chop each separ ately until you cannot distinguish what they are, then mix the whole well, and add one pound of sugar and a gill of brandy. To CLEAN MARBLE.-Toke two parts of common soda, one part pumice stone, and one part of finely powdered chalk ; sift it through a fine sieve and mix it with wator ; then rub it well all over the marble and the stains will be removed ; then wash the marble over with soap and water, and it'will be as olean as it was at first. To PREPARE RABBIT OROPPOSUM SKINS.-Lay the skin on a smooth board, the fur side undermost, and taok it in every direction, with tinned taoks. Dissolve two ounces of alum in a pint of warm water, and with a sponge dipped in this solution moisten the surface all over...

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GLEN INNS. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Glen Inns. Wednesday, The sheep, cattle, and wool show to-day was a great success, and was very numerously attended. The principal prize takers for cattle were Messrs. Gibson, Robertson, and Frazer and Anderson; Mr.   Osborne's cup went to Mr. Gibson, and Mr. W. R. Campell's cup to Frazer and Anderson ; the prizes for sheep were taken by Mr. Bloxsome, Mr. Fletcher, and Mr. Andersen ; for wool by Mr. Dumaresq ; and for horses by Messrs. Wyndham and Evereet.

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Cricket. PROGRAMME Of TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

. . Cricket. PROGRAMME OE TO-DAY'S MATCHES. 1st Warwick v. 1st Newtown, at Newtown. 2nd Newtown .v.' 1st Redfern, on University Oval 1st Victoria v. 2nd Warwicks, on Domain 2nd Victoria v. 1st Surroy, on Warehousemen's Ground. TUE INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH.-At a meet ing of tho Now South Wales Cricketing Association hold last week, the hon. secretary, Mr. Teece, read a telegram from the secretary of tho Victorian Asso ciation, stating that it waa impossible for them to have tho match at the time named by the New South Wales Association, but could play on the 24th, 26th and 26th of February next. After duo consideration it was agreed to accedo to their re quest, although it will be very inconvenient, and our toam will not liavo had sullicient practice. Tho Sydnoy eleven will bo chosen next week, and will probably leave for Melbourne about tho 16th of next month. On Wednesday we received tho following telegram from Melbourne : " A meeting of tho Vic torian Cricketing Association was...

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1. Tho SPEAKER took the chair at 11.55 a.m., .inc announced the receipt of a commission from his Ex colloucy tho Governor empowering him to administei tlie oaths of allegiance or affirmation to members of th« Assembly. RETURN OF ME. COWPER. Tho SPEAKER also reported the receipt of a writ, issued by his Excellency tho Governor, for tho elec, ¿ion of a member for the electorate of Liverpool Plains, with an endorsement thereon certifying thc return of the Hon. Charles Cowper, Esq., C.M. G. Mr. C. T. Weaver, the member for New England, Mr. Dodds, for East Maitland, Mr. Eckford, foi Wollombi, and Mr. Lee, for "West Maitland, took the oaths and thoir seats. Tho Hon. Charles Cowpor, C.M.G., member foi Liverpool Plains, presented himself to the Speakei amid a round of oheers, was sworn in, and subscribed tho roll of Parliament. Mr. Cowper was warmly congratulated on taking hil eat. SUPERANNUATION FUND. Mr. D. BUCHANAN gave notice of his intention ti m...

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EDITORIAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

I EDITOBIAL NOTES. Ax item of nows has reaohed Lus from South Aus tralia, which hoars upon a proviously urged recom mondation in theso columns. A fow months ago meetings wero hold in the above colony with a viow to establish a company, ¿tho object of which should bo to purchase fruit from growers, and convert it into jam to supply the local and foreign demands. It was to bo formed on tho co-operative principle, namely, a certain piico was to he fixed for fruit bought from shareholders in tho company, and a somewhat reduced prico for that offered by outsiders. The company has now boon formed a couple of months, and a factory has been ostablishod. Tho pre liminaries for forming tho company woro not arranged till after tho fruit season had commonced, so that several early fruits, such as strawberries, &c, oro not represented in tho company's produco this year; hut tho local demand for tho jam has boen sufficient to tako up all that has boon made, and it is hoped that noxt seaso...

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MAJOR KEMP, THE WANGANUI CHIEF SURPRISES TE KOOTI'S CAMP. DRIVES OFF 100 HORSES AND KILLS 20. TE KOOTI RETREATS TO THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

MAJOR KEMP, THE WANGANUI CHIEF SURPRISES TE KOOTI'S CAMP. DRIVES OFF 100 HORSES AND KILLS 20. j' TE KOOTI RETREATS TO THE BUSH. I By tho latest intelligence received by tho Govern- * ment on tho 26th from the front at Tapapa, it is reported that Major Kemp, of tho Wanganui Native . Contingont, who went out in pursuit of tho enemy j\ on hearing firing in the diroctiou of Lieutenant- '. Colonel Macdonnoll's quarters, proceeded to Te j Kooti's position, and succeoded in capturing 100 of j the enemy's horses and killragjtwonty. On approach- l ing tho enomy's camp Major Kemp's people wero A fired at. The firing was returned with spirit, and ll the enemy driven from his position which was burned n to the ground, the enemy bolting into the hush. *\ Lieutenant-Colonel Macdonnell proposed to mount \ 100 of his men on the horses taken from the enemy, 1 and is preparing to follow him in any direction, he \ may take. j THE SOMOITOR-GENERAÍSHIP.-Tho news that j Julian E. Salomons, Esq., has resi...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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Contents of this Issue. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Contents of this Issue. ?Late Intercolonial Telegrams-English Nows via Califor nia-Later from New Zealand-Editorial Notes .. 2, 3 Parliamentary Proceedings-How Parliament was Opened - The "Weather, the Crops, StockMovemonts, &c. .. 4, fi The Mysterious Case of Margaret Boyce .. ., 0 (Correspondence-Mudgee-Dubbo-Victoria-City Coun <cil Disclosures .. .. .. .. .. 7 'Tile Direction that Legislation Should Take-Postscript -Pardoner's Calendar, &c. .. .. .. S Mm.of the Ago-Dr. Livingstone (with portrait) .. 9 .Advascement of the Fino Arts-Prevalence of Crime Abolition of Death Punishment .. .. .. 10 'Tho Grazier-The Horse Question, No. 2.-Improved Post-driving Machino (with diagram)-Notes ; on tho New Impounding Bill-Now Meat-proserving Process 12 Hie Cultivator.-Sugar, present and prospectivo Con sumption-The Labour Aspect of tho Sugar Question -Cultivators and Scarifiers (wtth diagram)-Xfsolvl and Ornamental Trees, the CheBnut .. .. 13,14 Amphibious Fish. Cer...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

TMP O R TA JV T TO COUNTRY SUBSCRIBERS. Any person in a country district where there is no agent for this Journal, who will undertake to procure net less than Six new Subscribers amongst his neigh bours and friends, will receive a copy for himself vives OF ciiAKGE. For procuring twelve subscribers koo free topics will be sent, and so on for any larger number. BERDEEN CLIPPER LINE. FOB LON DON. Notice to Passengers. The following first-class vessels, making an average passage of eighty days, will bo dispatohod on or about the following dates : Tons. Commander. To Sail. WOOLLOOMOOLOO .... C27.... Anderson .... February. NINEVEH. 1174....Barnet .March. PATRIARCH (new). 1500....Pilo .April. ? CITY OF ABERDEEN .. 1100.... -.May. The dietary arrangements arc superior, and each vesso i anrriés an experienced surgeon. Apply to MONTEFIORE, JOSEPH, and CO., O'Connoll-sreot. THE HOWE T^NEQUALLBD in the WORLD \J for either Family or Manufacturing uso. Sold In th's Market, EXCLUSIVELY, at the On...

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Pedestrianism, &c. MATCHES TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Pedestrianism, &c. MATCHES TO COME. - Albert Sports, This Afternoon. Fielding and Morrice, 150 yards, this afternoon, on the Albert Ground. Fielding and Willianis, 150 yards, at Charley Robert's, Homebush, at 4 p.m., this afternoon. Morrice and T. Manning, 50, 100, and 150 yards, next Saturday. Ground not named yet. WALKING MATCH.-W. Jones to give J. Jones 125 yards in a mile, on the Albert Ground, to-day. BOTANY SPOUTS.-At Messrs. Farmer, Painter, and Pope's, in Pitt-street, on the afternoon of the 28th ult., Mr. and Mrs. King, tho managers of the , sports, attended, and delivered over to tho winners the prizes they had won at the baby show. The prize of £5 and toa service, Mrs. Koli with her pro digy claimed, and the littlo follow was much jad ' mired, as were Mrs. M. Campbell's and Mrs. Engel's children, the second and third winners. Mrs. Kdlf's baby is her first and only child, and is ten months' old. Mrs. Engel's baby is only ton weeks old, and seems more than double th...

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Prevalence of Murderous Crimes. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Prevalence of Murderous Grimes. "VJSTE seem to havearrived at another of those epoohs at which cases of mysterious death, and known or suspected murders, crop up only too numerously in the current news of the day. From Queensland we have another of those ghastly cases with respect to which there is no doubt from the first that a brutal murder has been oommitted, and the only question that remains is with reference to the guilty parties. The body of a man named Hartnett, stripped, bound, and shockingly mutilated, has been found on the bank of the river, where it had evidently been cast with a view to its being carried into deep water and sunk, but the receding tide left it exposed-a circumstance similar to that which led to the discovery of another dreadful murder at Brisbane some years ago. Two persons-husband and wife-are in custody on suspicion of being concerned in the mulder of Hartnett. At Deloraine, in Tas mania, a very sad case has occurred. A young woman named Ellen Caine, a...

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Advancement of the Fine Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Advancement of thé Pine Arts. ANEW effort has. just I een commenced Victoria for the advancement pf the fi arts. A s thc result of some preliminary consul tions and arrangements, a meeting of p: fessional artists, amateurs, and gentlemen c( nected with art was held in Melbourne on t l/th of this month, to endeavour to give effi 'o a project long talked of-the formation an Academy of Art. The objects ebie aime i at are the holding of annual exhi ratio of pictures, the establishment of au A Union, and the opening of a life school i the study of ths living model. After exp nation and discussion, it was agreed that ¡ association be formed, to be called the V torian Academy of A rfc. About twenty wc at once enrolled as members, and a coi mittee was appointed to draw up rules, .to reported to a future meetiug. Every new impulso to the cultivation of t arts that multiply thc enjoyments of life, ai especially of those which elevate as well gratify, must be welcome wherever there intelligenc...

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MEN OF THE AGE. A SERIES OF BIOGRAPHIES OF EMINENT PERSONAGES WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THIS JOURNAL. No. V.—David Livingstone. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

\ MEN OF THE AGE. SEBIES OP BIOGRAPHIES OP EMINENT PERSONAGES WHITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THIS JOURNAL. JJ0 y.-David Livingstone. THIS distinguished oxploror was horn at Blantyre on the Clydo, in 1817. His great-grandfather foll ii Í tho hattie of Culloden fighting for the Stuart dynasty ; ^ (0Q years of ago ho wns omployed as piocor in i factory; and with all his subsequent acquirement! ho has never lost tho ingenuity and persoveranct .which generally characterize tho Scotch mechanic i Amid-his early labours in tho factory ho studied [ Latin at a night school, and delighted in books o: travel ; and, as his intellectual powers grew stronger ? jj0 added to these mathematical and physical science Tho reading of Dr. Dick's " Philosophy of Christian ity" gave a now turn to his thoughts. Ho had pre viously hoon averse to religious subjects ; he now found so much delight in tho knowledge of Chris tianity that ho compared tho chango which tool ; piuco in his mind to tho sensation of a man who wa...

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Entries for the Season. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 5 February 1870

Entries for the Season. Tho foUowing are entrances for the races which closed up to the end of the present season in tho order in which they will be run: HOMEBUSH AUTUMN MEETING-1870. Easter Monday and Tuesday, April 18th and 19th, 1870. The Homebush Trial Stakes of 15 sovs each, 2 sovs forfeit, with 150 added, for two-year-olds; colts, 8st 71b; fillies, 8st 41b; tlrree-quarters of a mile. . To closo and name to tho secretary, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 3rd June. Entrance, 5 sovs. Second horse te> receive 36 sovs. Mr. B. Blchards's b c Archduke < H. P. Mostyn ns b c Kenilworth E. K. Cox's ch c-, by Stafford-Miss Pitsford j; Tait's br c Teddington I -b c Pyrrhus I -. ch. c Count E. Lee's ch c-, by New Warrior -'?--bro-, by Kingston-Blue Bonnet -ch f-, by Kingston-Romp h. TJlido's b c-> by Yattendon-Boo-ln-a-Bonnet -bl c-, by Yattendon-Young Moonshine 0. Baldwin's br c Tho Baron P. J. Shaw's ch c Boberto il Diavolo K. J. Yooman'B oh f-, by New Warrior-Zenobia ' O. Baldwin...

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