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ADELAIDE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
ADELAIDE. Saturday. Tho Government have boen defeated in tho Assembly again, on a motion of Mr. Hart's, refusing to go on with the estimates until a Special Supply Bill is brought in to pay the salaries duo in the Civil Service. Tho imports for tho past quarter amountod tb £791,000, and tho exports to £938,000. Tho total reduction in tho estimates mado by the Assembly amount to over £40,000. Thore is great excitement to-day at ¡-orno magnifi cent specimens of reef gold, from Blumberg, exhi bited at the English and Scottish Bank-one nugget woighs 14 oz. Tho corn market shows no ill effects from Califor nian nows ; sales of wheat at 6s 0¿d, andfiour ut £12 to £12 10s. Govommont have passed a Special Supply Bill of £100,000 to pay Civil Service salaries. Tho Government aro to borrow £20,000 to settle the Northern territory demands. Ab a largo meeting at AVhito's Rooms last night to considor tho present depressed condition of tho colony, resolutions wero passed advocating a dis solution...
BRISBANE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
BRISBANE. Saturday. The Government have sold the dredge Fitzroy to the New South Wales Government for the sum of 11,000. The Government have also given an ordor to Messrs. Mort and Co. for a good seagoing steamer for the mail sorvica. Tho barque Alfred Hawley has sailed for London. ¡§?¡Mr. Fraser, tho boatswain of the Balclutha, steamer, fell overboard on Wednesday, and was drowned. Tho floods are very destructive. 280 yards of Wiseman's Bridge have been destroyed. lb is re ported that five miles of the railway embankment above Stanwell have been carried away. The Fitzroy is still rising. Prendergast and his wife were again brought up for the Hartnell murder, and remanded for one week. Mr. F. A. Forbes and Mr. John Deucher have been declared insolvent. The seat for West Moreton becomes vacant, but Forbes seeks re-election.
SINGLETON [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
RTWaT/RTON". Fino flour, por ton, LH ; seconds, ditto,'L12 ; wheat, por bushel, 3s Od to 4s ; oats, ditto, 4s ; maizo, ditto, 3s Od ; barley, ditto, 3s ; hay, (oaten), per ton, L310s wheaton, ditto, L210s ; lucerne, ditto, L210s ; potatoes, por cwt., 4s Od.
THE GRAZIER. Fresh Meat Preservation. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
THE GLAZIER. ~~ Fresh Meat Preservation. IN another column will be found tho official report on Professor Gamgee's meat preserving process, as laid before tho commissariat dopartmont of the United States - Army on the 23rd December, 1S6S. This report must fv.H of interest to our pa-itoral reader, and to all who behold with pleasure theprospect of bringing an abun dant supply of palatable and nutritious food within tho reach of tho humblest toilers of our race ; for few will question that such would be tho eifeot of tho success ful application of Professor Gamgee's process; or of any other process which should enable the graziers of ; the world's continents to preserve their meat for. ' lengthened periods, and place it before consumers': at ; their antipodes in a perfectly fresh and wholesomo condition. Already in these colonies attempts,' not unsuccessful, have been made to Bhip some of our surplus meat to England ; but, it is generally felt, that the process of meat preservation ad...
Mudgee Stock Report. 8th February, 1870. Wau rt q fiiiossrvn nml Ca. renort:— [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
Mudgee Stock Report. 8th February, 1870. Wau rt q fiiiossrvn nml Ca. renort : FAT CATTLE.-Wo havo to report a decided improvement in prices for best lots, which is likely to be premanent, as large numbers aro being bought up by speculators. Such as have passed through the yards consisted of inferior to good quality, but principally light wrights. Tho market appears to bo linn at the following quotions:-Best pens bullocks, 51. 10s to Bl. IBs. ; ditto cows, 51. to 6'. 5s. : fair to midling bullocks 4'. 10s. to 51.; ditto cows, 8/. 10s. to 4'. We sold-30 from 8/. 15s. to il. 11s. ; 40 from 3Í. 10s. to Bl. 7s. ; 38 at 3'. 11s. ; 1 prime heavy weight at 71. 2s. FAT Sunup remain llrm at lato quotations, with a brisk demaud for good lots of sufficient numbora for travelling. We sold-031 at 7s. 3d. ; 400 at Cs. Os. STOKE CATTLE.-Tho demand continues brisk for lots of suitable ages for fattoning, for which quotations unaltered. Wo havo placed ono lot under ofTor, which aro now in course of i...
MELBOURNE. Thursday, 2 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
MELBOURNE. Thursday, 2 p.m. Tho Argus states than tho A. S. N. Co.'s steamers City of Adolaide, City of Melhoiuno and "Wonga Wonga, ave to run between Honolulu and Sydnoy, in connection with thc now Mail Service Prices have been well sustained at tho wool salos. ; The Govemmont have received a deputation from , f. a private company for tho construction of a railway from Wangaratti to Beechworth, tho Government to grant a subsidy. Fossil remains of what is supposed to have boen a marine monster have boen discovered at the head ' of the Hume Biver. The lire at Flood's store has caused great excite ment here. Negotiations are taking place between the Govern ment and Sydney promoters of tho Beechworth branch line of railway, and are progressing satisfac torily. The Government propose giving £30,000 subsidy, instead of 40,000 acres of land formerly offered. ! Michael Fahey, a labourer in Cardigan-street, died suddenly yesterday. John Hanna, a labourer, Little Howard-streot, has been arre...
The New Mail Service via. San Francisco. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
? The New Mail Service via . .... ,:. ....... .? San Francisco. ' rïi HE b'eio Zealand Herald of 25 th Jan uary i ?: ' publislied the contrabt for tho Sydney and San Francisco mail service, with the charter Îarty between the A.S.N. Company and Mr. [, H.' Hall for carrying out that service, and correspondence relating thereto. The same r ¿ay a deputation from the Auckland Chamber, of Commerce had an.interview with tho' Hon: 'Julius Vogel, Postmaster-General of - Kew Zealand, on tho subject. From the documents , above-mentioned and the state ' " monts V ,. of Mr. Vogel the exact ' ' ï'.ature of the transaction may be gathered. ' The contract, which bears date the 1.1th " itariuavy, is between the Hon. Julius Vogel, as tigont ot' the Government of New Zealand, and »Hayden Hezekiah Hall, Esq., of Sydney, _,t United Stales Consul; By it the contractor, ' i .,, Mr. Hall, binds himself to run a full power ; . «team-, vessel, every month, from Sydney to ]. Auckland,1 and thence to Honolulu ...
ADELAIDE. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
ADELAIDE. Thursday. . * Tho Hon. Mr. Baker's motion in the Legislative Council for an address to tho Governor informing him of tho vote of want of confidence in the Minis try, has been carried. The Governor has given his assent to the Bill of Supply. Thursday, 2 p.m. There has boon a debate in the Assembly on the Ministerial Land BiU. Mr. Strangways contended that the present system is moro liberal. Wheat is offered at 5s. 3d. A new bell for St. Andrew's Church, the gift Messrs. Bussoll, of Sydney, has roaohed Yass, weighs one hundred and thirty-seven pound».
The Betting Market. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
The Betting Market. TiiEitB is very little to notice this week, in fact there has hoon very littlo hotting dono ; no change to report in tho "Leger" horsos, except a groater inclination to hack Moselle, and sho may now be quoted as second favomito. Rob Roy was backed to win a . hundred at an outsido price. For tho Gold Cup, Tim "Whinier still maintains tho pride of placo, ono backer of horses oiforing to tako seven hundred to one hundred about him. Circassian has been backed at ten to ono for a small amount. Mosello has advancod a shado in prico, all tho hundreds to six having boon takon ; twelvo to ono is tho price now offored against hor. Croydon has also been backed to win a lbw hundreds at twenty to one. Floronco still holds premier position in tho hotting on tho Champagno Stakos and four to ono is eagerly talton about hor. Ono hundred to liftccn AVUS talton about Ely. For tho Bathurst Cup, ton to throe has been takon about rhiubo. LEOEU. 2 to 1 v Charon 4 to 1 v Mosello (taken)...
The Turf, [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
j The Turf, THE near approach of Bathurst races tends to malro racing mattera a little moro lively than they have hoon for a long timo past, and. the metropolitan Btahles will ho pretty woll represented; which of courso will mako tho mooting more interesting to the Sydney sportsmen than it would bo otherwise. Mr. Leo's colours will bo carried by Phoebe and "Surbiton;" the former of whom is top weight for tho cup; and will possibly not bo put into work again after she finishes the Bathurst oampaign. Surbiton, too, will very likely not represent Mr. Lee any more, as in all probability he will change I owners. The "green and straw" will still have a I strong team, seeing that after these two leave the I stables the string will consist of no fewer than j eight; and by no means a bad eight either; with the nameB of Barbarian, Barbollo, and The Pop among thom, besides a couple of very-'likely two year olds-one a great fine colt hy ' Now "Warrior, from Persiani. The English, colt by Ams te...
The Turf in New Zealand. CANTERBURY RACES. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19. THE MAIDEN PLATE. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
The Turf in New Zealand. CANTERBURY RACES. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19. THE MAIDEN PLATE. Mr. N. Maclean's b g Kaspar, 6 yrs, Ost 01b (Joe Carter) .. 1 W. T>. Barnard's ch g Foretop, 4 yrs, Ost 31b (Reay) .. 2 R, M. Morten's b g Atlas, 5 yrs, Oat 61b (Monaghan) .. 3 Betting ; 3 to 1 on Kaspar. Won in a canter. Timo, 2min 52isecs. Canterbury Cup, of 300 sovs, added to a sweep stakes of 20 sovs each, 5 ft. Second horse to save his stake. 3 yrs, 7st 71b ; 4 yrs, Dst 31b ; 5 yrs, 9 st lllb; 6 yrs and aged, lOst llb. Distance, three miles. (Nino subs, of whom six paid £5 ft.) Mr. Studholmo's ch h Knottingley, by Scud-Termagant, 6 yrs, lOst llb (Joe Carter) .. .. .. 1 W. D. Barnard's b g Flying Jib, by Leotard-"Wetsail, 6 yrs, Ost 81b (Keay) .. .. .. 2 R. M. Morten's oh o Southern Chief, by Malton-Spray, 4 yrs, Oat 81b (Monaghan) .. .. ..3 Betting : 3 to 1 on Knottingly, 4 to 1 agst the Jib, 8 to 1 agst Southern Chief. Knottingley led for the first mile, the other two being within a length o...
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
-. Inipounclings. -ABERDEEN.- Black or brown horse, star, hind feet white, TF near shoulder ; black maro, near liind heel white, collar marked, writng capital A over writing capital A near ribs, Uko blotched 2 over writing capital A near shoulder, like XF or tfF faint off shoulder; bay pony maro, stai-, black points, broken-in, II near shoulder and thigh, F J off shoulder ¡brown marc, black points, brokon-in. AVT over R off shoulder ; groy pony mare, broken-in, M with O over and A under near shoulder. BURROWA.-Brown or black mare, writing capitRl AV over RX near shoulder, C or G near rump, C or G oft* rump closo to tail, F or JW ; black colt, JJ near shoulder ; bay mare, AVS near shoulder ; roan inure, F over - near shoulder ; Bay mare, JE off shoulder, 5 over 116 near shouldor ; brown Illly, writing capital M and 3 oft* shoulder, MM near shoulder; bay flliy, AV both shoulders, broken ; chesnut illly, sumo brand ; bay horso, 4 near shoulder, JW or JM conjoined off shoulder, broken ;...
Approaching Land Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
Approaching Land Sales. Crown lands havo been advertised in the Government Gazette, for sale at tho undermentioned places and dates : ALBURY Tuesday, March 1 Wednesday, March 2 AJI MÍDALE Wednesday, March 2 BERKHLA. Tuesday, March 1 CAMDEN Tuesday, March 1 CAMPBELLTOWN Monday, February 21 DUNaoa Monday, February 21 GLEN INNES Tuesday, March 1 Wednesday, March 2 GUNNEDAn Tuesday, March 1 Wednesday, March 2 MURRURUNDI Tuesday, March 1 MOAMA Tuesday, March 1 MUDGEE Tuesday, March 1 SCONE Tuesday, March 1 Wednesday, March 3 SINGLETON Monday, February 21 WAGGA WAGGA Tuesday, March 1 WALCHA Tuesday, March 1 WINGHAM Tuesday, March 1 YASS Tuesday, March 1 (For particulars seo Town and Country Journol, February 5, page, 30.)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
Department of Lands, -,i : '. Bydnoy, 1st February, 1870, P A lt I S H R O A D S. NOTI6E is hereby givon, in conformity with tho provisions ,of tho Act 4th William IV., No. ll, that no objections having hoon made to tho proposed opening of tho Parish Hoad» montioncd in tho annexed Schedule, his Excellency tho Governor, with tho advice of the Executlvo Council, lias been ploased to confirm tho said Roads : and it is hereby declared expedient to opon and mako tho Jtoads rcforred to according to thc Plans and Books of Jtcferonco to ho seen at the Police Onices montloned. , . , Anv persons Intending to claim compensation in respect of tho said linos, aro reminded that notico must bo served on tho Colonial Socrctary within forty days from the date hereof, as is provided by tiio sixth section of tho Act abovo referred to, ? or they will be for over foreclosed from suet» claim. : ; By his Excellonoy'8 Command, WILLIAM FORSTER. SonKDULK B.EKKIUIEU TO. HDescription of Road : Part of Enmore R...
SHALL WE HAVE A MILITIA? To the Editor of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
SHALL ¥E HAVE A MILITIA P To the Editor of thc Town and Country Journal. \ r Sir,-I seo by the,'report of tho speech,of Mr. M. H. Stephen, in thé Assembly; when moving, the adoption of the address; to tho Governor,1 that allu sion is madë by him to tho probable éstáblishment of a militia in thia polony.,. I .have not tho exaot 'words said to have been uttered, but. thby were, I boliovo, to the effect that it would bo necessary to take into consideration the necessity of estabUshihg.a militia, because, though the members of tho volunteer' força might bravely "respondwhen called upon, 7 yet they would be insufficient for tho proper protection bf the cálony. As there are indications of tho t Imperial : troops being withdrawn altogether at no distant date, it is necessary that measures should be promptly taken by the Government for the establishment of an adequate standing force for our pro tection, as also for the proper furnishing of guarda for the various public offices requiring the...