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The most Extensive Sugar Plantation of the World. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

The most Extensive Sugar Planta tion of the World. Tho Special Correspondent of the New York Tribune, who accompanied Mr. Seward in his mission to Mexico, gives tho following description of the great sugar growing estate, known as tho Hacienda del Plan hi the provinco of Jalisco : From the hill above Santa Anna Acatlan, wo had a finejviewof the Hacienda del Plan, tho largest and finest sugar estate in the world. Tho house stands upon a hill overlooking the Laguna de Zacoalco, and sur rounded by the sugar works and other buildings, with vast fields of sugar-cane, now two-thirds grown-» requires from 12 to 14 months to como to maturity-in all directions. Tho house is like a great squaro oastle in appearance, with columns aud verandah all around, and looks like a fit place for tho residence of a prince. From this estate a largo part of the great State of Jalisco, whichhas900,000 inhabitants, or more than any other in Mexico, derives its supply of sugar, and its products are sent over a...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Season's Vintage. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

>' The Season's Vintage: í - The opportuno falls bf rain in tho South-western districts appear to be viewod with satifaction by vignerons, as they will havo a tendenoy to swell the grapes, and impart such moisture to the vine as will I considerably increaso tho quantity of must this year. Tho Border Post reports that tho vineyards throughout tho whole district of Albury aro looking well, the old I vines bearing in abundance Tho season lins been" all j that could bo desired for tho planting of young vine ! yards, tho musses proving to bo exceedingly small in large areas that havo been planted. Tho Lake Albort vineyard, in tho Wagga Wogga district is reported by the Advertiser to be in splendid order. About twenty-two acres aro now under vines, tho youno; plants growing vigorously, and tho old ones most luxuriant. Tho crop this season will bo very lino. Wino will bo made this year for tho first time, but only to a very small extent, compared to tho future yield of the vineyard. A b...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The New Grape Disease. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

The New Grape Disease. GiiEAT consternation prevails tlirougliout tho wine growing districts of France. A now disease of thc grape has made its appearance in tho neighbourhood of Bor deaux, where it has already caused incalculable damage, and is now beginning to spread to tho viiioyard of Bur gundy. According to a paper published on tho subject by M. Planchón, this disoaso is caused by tho ravages of a hitherto unknown insect, whioh ho calls tho Phil loxcra vastatrix, and which all tho means usually em ployed in similar cases have utterly failed to extirpate M. do la Loyero, in a report addressed to M. Drouyn de Lhuys, suggests that a reward should bo offered for tho discovery of a romedy that may servo to avert that which otherwise threatens to nssume tho proportions of a national disaster. It was lately asserted in tho Academic des Scioncos that partially favourable results had been obtained in some parts by 'encouraging tho propagation of a Bort of woodlouse which preys on tho Ph...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Facts for Farmers. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

Facts for Farmers. Br wiso feeding a farmer can make 15 pounds of pork with a bushel of corn. IF you want your hons to lay well give thom oat« meal pudding. For fattening, corn meal. A remedy for fevers and miasmatic afflictions has been found in the planting of sun flowers around dwellings, for they absorb tho germs of disease. To prevent the barking of fruit trees by animals, rub the trunks of tho dead carcass of some vermin or animal and leave a littlo of its interior about. "WHEN tho forests of a country are all cut away, fuel and water become soarco and the vitality of the people diminishes. DB. RANDAU, says nothing in quantities of medium fine wool can be gained by orossing tho morino with any other breed. .:'?>.. IN sowing wheat Meohi says ho has found that as you enrich tho soil you must use less seed. He.does, not go over.a bushel to tho acre. HABD working corn fed horses will do wolí if they have a peok of carrots twioo a week and bran quite as often. IN California sove...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Household Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

Household Recipes. PERFUME FOB POCKET HANDKERCHIEFS.-Half a pint of rectified spirits of wine, a quarter of an ounce of oil of lavender, five drops of essence of ambergris, well mixed together. To CLEANSE THE HAIR.-It is recommended to uso a little soda in the water instead of soap. Rosemary Bteepedin water cleanses the hair nicely; oran egg, well beaten and mixed in warm wator, has the same effect. AN EXCELLENT PUDDING.-Five ounces of fresh beef suet, ten ounces of bread crumbs, six ounces of moist . sugar, tho. rind of one-and juice of two lemons; to : be boiled half an hour, and pressed down tightly in a .mould. To MEND CHINA.-Apiece of flint glass, beaten very fine and rubbed down to a powder, and mixed with the : white of an egg, joins ellina without rivetting so fast ' that it cannot be broken in the same place. Tho grind ing can be effected in a mortar, if a painter's stone cannot be had. PRESERVATION OF FURS FROM MOTHS.-Let the fur be occasionally combed while in uso, and th...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Facetiae. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

Facetiae. The final state of the poll-Baldness. Repeal of the Union-Matrimonial divorce. What letter is most like a donkey? U. What soup would cannibals prefer ? The broth of a boy! "No followers aBowed," as the swindler said when he bolted to America. A "Head Gardener."-A maker of artificial flowers for ladies hah. " CAN'T we make your lover jealous, miss ?"- " Oh, yes, sir, I think we can, if -woput our heads together." THE young woman who was " driven to distraction," now fears that she will have to walk back. A voter praising a favourite candidato at the late general election, said-"Hois as fine a feUow as over lifted a hat to a lady or a boot to a blackguard." ' Mrs. Rugge, a widow, having taken Mr. Brice for her second husband, and being asked how she liked the ohange, replied-" O, I got rid of my old rug for a good price." "Matrimony," said a modern Benedict tho other day, "produces remarkable revolutions ; here am I, for in stance, in ten short months changed from a sighing ...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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The Fossil Giant discovered in America. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

The Fossil Giant discovered in America. Syracuse, New York, October 17.-A remark able discovory has been made in tho town of Lnfayctto, in this county-a human form of huge proportions, entirely petrified, hus created groat ex citement hero. It was found under tho following circumstances :-About twelve milos south of Syra cuse, near Cardiff, lives a farmer named William Nowell. Yesterday afternoon, in company with a hired man, ho bogan to dig a well in a meadow in tho roar of his barn. About 2£ feet below tho surface thoy struck upon what thoy sup posed to bo a largo stono, and Mr. Nowell wont for a crow-bar to removo it. Beforo ho rotumod, howovor, his man had uncovered two largo stony foot and legs. Continuing thoir digging, they brought to light tho perfect figuro of ' a man of moro than giant size, and as solid aB though obiscled out of the rooks of Onondaga. Some con eoption of tho sensation it has produced hero1 may bo formed .when I give you a fow of tho act nul measure ments....

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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INDEX TO DECLARATION OF FORFEITS OR NON-ACCEPTANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

INDEX TO DECLARATION OF FORFEITS OR NON-ACCEPTANCES. Bathurst Cup, £2 ft.February 10th, 1870 Bathurst Groat Western Handicap.. February 17th Sydney Cup, &i forfeit.March 1st, 1870

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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INDEX TO DEOLAEATION OF WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

INDEX TO DEOLAEATION OF WEIGHTS. Bathurst Handicaps .February 10th Borrlma Member's Gift.March 7, 1870.

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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INDEX TO CLOSING OF STAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

INDEX TO CLOSING- OF STAKES. Berrima Member's Gift.February 28th, 1870

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
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RACES TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

I - i TÎ.AOTCS TO OOMTJ. ' Bathurst.Fob. 23rd, 24tb, and 25th 1 Braidwood. Fob. 23rd and 24th . Goolong, Annual. 24th and 25th i Berrima .March, 1870 Cooma. March 16th and 17th ' Bega Jockey Club A. Races. Oth and 10th March 1 Broughton Creek ditto. 10th March Shoalhaven A. ditto. 0th 7th and 8th April i Burrangong Turf C. ditto. 20th and 21st April L Homebush. 18th and 10th April ? A .T. C. Autumn. 23rd,!28th, 20th, 30th April

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE NOVELIST. MARK FELTON. HIS ADVENTURES, PERILS, AND ESCAPES. CHAPTER XVII.-THE COMPACT. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

THE NOVELIST. ;MAJEÍ.K;.PE1XÍTO-N-. [[S ADVENTURES, PERILS, AND ESCAPES. CHAPTER XVII.-THE COMPACT. «.Now, said Mr. Purvis, as he gave his face a final rub with the towel, " now my honourable friend, allow me to ask, in the language of the immortal bard, «.what's up?" Aad Mr. Purvis prooeeded to comb out his crop of fiery-coloured hair. " I've got some work for you," answered Mr. Vane, shortly. "Have you?" and Mr. Purvis struck an attitude before the glass and admired his curls. " Have you» indeed?" " I have," said the other, and good wor-k." "In a profitable, or moral sonse, my honourable friend?" asked the other, adjusting his curls. Mr. Vane laughed-a low cynical laugh, as he answered " Of course, vif it were morality I intended, I should come to Mr. Purvis-a good joke." "Andwhy?' said the other, turning his rubicand face towards him, " does ray honorable friend measure all moral corn by his own bushel " By no means, Bob-by no means," answered Mr. Vane. " It merely struck me, tha...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Freedom of Modern Social Life. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

Freedom oí Modern Social Life. " SHIRLEY DANE " concludes a letter to the ladies with the following : " Somebody wants a chapter on whatmáy boterinediri túnate etiquette. TMs is touched by such inqrdries as are in the correspondents' column of ladies' papers, where Lucia Svants to know if she ought to allow a gentleman . to kiss her when Bhe comes home with him from a con cert, and Caroline is dubious wether she ought to;'cor. respond with her friend's betrothed on seoret." One can't but sympathise with the young ladies, knowing how inconsiderately some one has neglected""¡"their duty towards them. Mothers and guardians seem often to fancy that knowledge how to conduct oneself in the delicate dilemmas of life comes by instinct. Girls leave boarding-school and go into society with the vaguest 'of notions about their rotations to it, and stumble through its small difficulties, hiding their embarrassments as they best can, keeping a bravo front to the last, while the world never guesse...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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FRIDAY. JANUAIIY 21. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

FRIDAY. JANUAIIY 21.! Cliristchurch Pinto, of 150 sovs. Mr. M. Stutlhoirao's cb h Kuotttngloy, by Scud-Torma gnnt, lOst Gib, including 71b penalty (Joe Carter).. 1 II. Redwood's ch f Peeress, 4 yrs, 0st(J. M'filashan) .. 2 Delamain's ch m Atalanta, aged, Oat 101b, (Tliorpo) .. 3 "W. D. Barnard's b j» flying Jib, 5 yrs, Oat 71b (R. Roay) 4 J. Douglas's ch g Malabar, 3 yrs, 7nt 71b (.Toyce) "Wilmor's br g Arundel, 3 yrs, 7st 41b (J. Hills) Brabazon's ch t Waterwitch, 3 yrs, 7st 41b (0. Storey). Dotting : G to 4 on Knottingley, 5 to 2 agst Flying Jib and Atalanta, 4 to 1 agst Pooross. Peeress lcd, closely attended by Arundel and Flying Jib, old Knottingloy taking it easy. They ran in the sarao ordor to tho milopost, -whero Carter ian np to Peeress, and a good race home resulted in Knottingley wiiining easily Ly six lengths, Peeress beating Atalanta by about four lengths. Time 3 min. 48 secs. ' Metropolitan Handicap of 100 sovs added to a sweepstakes of 6 SOYS each One milo and a half. ...

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Victoria. (FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESFONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

f.-- i,. L Victoria. . ''(l'ÄOM OUR SPECIAL COHHEBFONDENT.) \ »; ,Melbourne, 4th February, 187Ó. '.-?! Vory ' little chango is noticeable in the política ' -Horizon sinco last I wroto. A few fleecy cloud - certainly have arisen Gcelongwards, and the retiirn o Mr.- Graham Börry is a matter of considerabl ' - anxiety to' somo of the Macpherson Cabinet ; but th ""Cliiof Secretary steers his barque linder full sail an< 'i curs no advoreo weather in that direction. . When Mr. Eutherford carno into tho fiold ii .opposition to tho new Treasurer of the Macphersoi administration, Mr. William Poole, otherwise - . _rovorond, at once trustee, manager, and editor ol {lia Evening Herald, or tho afternoon issue of thr ... Aye,withdrow from tho contest which no doub! hud boon promptod by tho literary rivalry whic). existed botweon that gentleman's co-workor, Mr , HaiTi'son, tho editor of tho Age, and formerly ot , tho Geelong Advertiser, and Mi1. Berry, th« present light of tho fir t rop...

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Music and the Drama. "Justice always whirls In equal measure."—LOVE'S LABOUK'S LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

Music and the Drama. "Justice always whirls | In equal measure."-LOVE'S LABOUK'S LOST. ? IN cvory branch of art there is some model that serves as a standard of oxcellenco, and by which the skill or talent of its representatives may bo tested. In tho tragic'drama Shakspearo's " Hamlet" appears to be tho work to which the position is accorded by common consent. Evory tragedian aspiring to any ominenco in his profession must essay tho port, find must consent to bo judged as to Iiis qualifications in this branch of art by Iiis success or failuro in giving to this most difficult character some Bpocial pro minence it has not before attained. Tho language 'of tho poet is in this play so varied and capable of so j many different constructions, that, though wo may ! read and hear it almost to satiety, thoro is always j something now to be gleaned, some reading or situa tion that has previously escaped our notico, some change from our preconceived idoas : and tho trage dian who can present t...

Publication Title: Australian Town And Country Journal
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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The New Metropolitan Cattle Market. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

The New Metropolitan Cattle Market. THE action taken by an influential body of tho cattle salesmen and dealers during tho last two or three years is at length about to turu to a very satisfactory result. n Pu»"TlcjP,u Council will take tho matter of a Public Catfclo Market up in n, proper spirit ; and before long, stookowners may hope to realise tho full value of their fat cattle and sheep in tho Metropolitan Market, a satisfaction which it is pretty well known they havo not been able to count upon under the old system of selling fat stock at half it dozen different yards on tho same day. When tho question was first mooted by two or three gentlemen who knew well the advantages to bo derived from having one public market, where, on certain days, all tho stock could be disposed of, and thc prime lota compete profitably with tho rough and inferior-when this question was first mooted there was a largo amount of opposition to the proposed change, in many quarters where private interests ...

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TELEGRAMS. WEST MAITLAND. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

TELEGRAMS. WEST MAITLAND. Monday. ? At tho election of Mayor to-day Ave votes were recorded for Mi-. W. H. Smith and four for Mr. W. w«il\m Tho former is therefore elected. ;; Mullen, x Tuesday. Tho floodgates ovor Wallis's Creek wore opened xuu """-ra"" to-day by the Mayor. -Herald,

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GRAFTON. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

GRAFTON". Wednesday. The tele¡rraT)h lino to tho Heads was completed to day, but communication is not yet opened. -Herald.

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Contents of this Issue. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870

Contents of this Issue. Telegrams-Editorial Notes .. ., .. ..3 Pttrlin:.iv!l .. .. .. ,. .. ..4 Kew Cirilo Market-Gold-fields Deputation-Music and tlio Drama .. .. .. .. .. ., 5 Victoria Correspondence-Later European and American Nows .. .. .. .. .. ..0,7 Leading Articles.-Emigration, a Statesman-like Pro posal-The Flro at tho Blackwall Stores-Postscript .., 8 Men of tho Age-Dr. Livingstone {with illnstralio.<) Copper an Antidote against Cholera .. .. 9 The New Mail Service- via San Francisco-Shall wo have a' Militia?.10 TheGrazier.-Fresh Meat Preservation-Ciaingce's Procoss . -Catarrh in Sheep .. .. .. ll, 12 Th« Cultivator.-Improved Cane Juice Bleaching Ma chine (wii/i diiwr^m)-Cost of Production and profits on Sugar growing-Most Extensivo Sugar Plantation in the World-Exotic Treei and Plants, tho Fig Tree of Com-' merco-Adulteration of Seeds-The Ramie Plant, its ¡V . advantages and peculiarities-Extermination of White-, ? ¿? '- AntSr-The Season's Vintage-The new Grape ...

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