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LATEST INTELLIGENCE. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS. LONDON, FEBRUARY 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
LATEST 'INTELLIG-ENCR EEnTEE'fi 5ELE0EAMB TO AtJSTBliJAM ASSOCIATED FBESS. . ! *. : - ;Lowdon, Ffbruaby 13. MlN.-^-The Carlist torces have arrested tue advance of the Spanish: Strbops pa TSstella, and Don Alfonso, the newly appointed 'King, has ordered a levy of. 70,000 inen. Faiiic^— On - the \42th Instant, by a majority of 310, the.National Assembly Toted that Senators should be clioBen by tlie samg electors as choose the Deputies. - It is considered that this vote will jeopardise the Constitutional Laws. The Govern ment have communicated with the Assembly on behalf of President MacMahon in condemnation of yesterday's vote. There was great excitement over the votes on the Radical clauses of the Con stitutional Bills, but ultimately they were re- : jected, as also the Senate Bill by 357 to 345. A motion -for the dissolution- of the Assembly was rejected by 407 266. Wheat is still drooping. Foreign arrivals are abundant The copper market is firmer : Chilian is quoted at £83 to £84 ;...
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
COMMERCIAL. BURROWA PRICES CURRENT. Flour, fine, £12 per ton, or £1 6s. 'per bag. Ditto, seconds, £11 per ton Bran, £5 per ton. Pollard, Is. 2d. per bushel. Wheat, 4s. per bushel. Maize, Ga. per buslifil. Oats, 5s. per bushel. Hay, £G per ton. Cheese, 6d. per lb. Butter, Is. per lb. Bacon, 6d. per lb. Eggs, 9d. per dozen. Potatoes, 15s. per cwt. Sheepskins, 2d. to Gd. per lb. Hides, 3d. to 4d. per lb. Sawn Timber (delivered), 15s. per 100 feet.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
IMPODNDINGS. xSubbanoong. — Impounded at Burrangong, on February 6th, from Green Gully, Milong, by Mr. Wm. Thome : — Bay mare, T over GH near shoulder, T near rump, star, near hip down, aged, 14$ hands. To be sold on March 4th. Cowba. — Impounded at Cowra, on February 8th, from Binne, by Mr. Joseph Ousby :— Black mare, star in forehead, W over W near shoulder, like E R over 2 off shoulder, broken-in, aged, 15 hands. To be sold on March 11th. Gbabben Gullen.— Impounded at Grabben Gullen; on February Gth, from Merumbula, Fish River, -by Mr. A. Abbey :— Brown entire, like RK near shoulder, collar marked, aged, 15£ hands. White and creamy piebald pony mare, 0 B near shoulder, I J J off shoulder, broken, 6 years, 14 hands. Cream-coloured pony entire, white down the face, off hind foot -white, IJJ near shoulder, 2 years, 14 hands ; progeny of the marc. To be sold on February 25th. Gunning, — Impounded at Gunning, on February 10th, from Sandy Creek, by Mr. W. Grubo : — Bay horse, star, off...
FREE-SELECTORS' MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
, FREE-SELECTORS' MEETING. A meeting of free-selectors and others interested in land legislation was held at the Court-House, Burrowa, on .Monday last, for the purpose of taking the necessary steps to petition the Legis lature, praying that the 'improvement clause' and other grievous defects in the Land Laws of 1801, might receive the attention of Parliament, with a view to their amendment Despite the unfavourable state of the weather, tho attendance was. numerous ; and tho various resolutions sub mitted to the meeting were almost unanimously agreed to. On the motion of Mr. John Hurley, seconded by Mr. P. H. Seott, J.P., Mr. W. D. Campbell, J.P., was voted to the chair. The Chairman said he was pleased to sec such a large attendance — an unusual event in Burrowa, and therefore a subject for congratulation — but thought the object for which the meeting had been convened warranted a fltilll more numerous assemblage. That object, as ho gleaned from the advertisement calling tho meeting...
THE COLONIAL TREASURER'S ADDRESS TO THE ELECTORS OF THE MURRUMBIDGEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
THE COLONIAL TREASURER'S ADDRESS TO THE ELECTORS OF THE MURKUJIBIDGEE. My promise of an early visit to your district is about to be fulfilled in a manner and under cir cumstances different from what were anticipated when you lately did me an extraordinary honour in electing me as your representative. With great reluctance, and after considerable hesitation, arising out of a growing aversion aud sense of my own comparative unfitness for public life, and particularly for office, I have consented to join Mr. Robertson in forming an Administration, con sequent upon the resignation of Mr. Parkes and his colleagues. I consented upon grounds appa rently satisfactory to others, but by which I am not myself fully convinced of an alleged neces sity for my co-operation. But the necessity once assumed, my duty becomes clear ; and, of course, after having accepted office, I shall endeavour to serve your interests and those of the public generally to the best of my ability. In seeking re-election...
BURROWA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH. (Before G. Eason and P. H. Scott, Esquires.) Carelessly Riding. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
BURROWA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Wednesday, February 17th. (Before G. Eason and P. H. Scott, Esquires.) Carelessly Riding. Regina v. William Bardon. The defendant in this case pleaded guilty. Roderick Flynn deposed : I am a constable in Burrowa, and on the 9th of the present month, in company with constable Little, I was on duty in Brial-strcet, Burrowa; and saw defendant riding on horse-back at' a walking pace towards Mr. Cummins' verandah ; I saw him take off Ids hat, direct his horse towards the verandah, and begin to canter him ; he cantered through the verandah in which there was a female and two children, all of whom narrowly escaped being ridden over by the defendant ; The girl pulled the children be hind her into Mr. Cnmmins' doorway in order to save them ; I spoke to defendant about his con duct, and- he told me he had a right to ride there as it was the public street; the verandah is on the public street ; the Police Act has been ex tended to Burrowa »by proclamation in Go...
MINISTERIAL ADDRESSES. EXTRACT FROM THE PREMIER'S ADDRESS TO THE ELECTORS OF WEST STDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
MINISTERIAL ADDRESSES. exthact rnosi the premier's address to the ELECTOBS OF WEST ETDNEY, The Government, as may well be expected from its composition, will aim at removing whatever restrictions to the freedom of trade and commerce that still exist in our system of taxation. In the same direction it will endeavour to secure and maintain effective mail services, aud extension of the operation of the present telegraph system along the coast by night as well as by day, and the improvement of harbour accommodation. Vigorous efforts will be made to carry out the railways already authorised by Parliament, aud to extend our railway system, and other means of internal communication, so as to enable traders and producers to convey the fruits of their enter prise and toil to the large centres of population. The Government will endeavour to improve our Public School system by building school-houses at the public expense, by paying the teachers fixed salaries, and by placing the collection of ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
Conditional Purchases, Bubrowa Distbict. — At the local Land Office, on Thursday last, the following conditional purchases were made : — Parish of Mylora — Charles McKane, 40 acres. Parisli of Harden — Joseph Carter, 320 acres ^ William Carter, two lots of 100 acres each. Parish, of Cocomingla — Andrew Smith, 100 acres. Parish of Rossi — Thomas Morgan, 320 acres. Parish of Getrullalons: — Thomas Woodbridere. 50 acres. Small Debts Court. — The only case in this-. Court on Wednesday was a suit in which/ Timothy O'Brien 6ued Christopher Cole for damage done to his fruit garden by defendant's pigs. The defence relied on was that the pigs: were not defendant's property. As it appeared,, however, that defendant had two pigs,, which were not shut up, and which plaintiff swore were among the pigs which did the damage to his garden, a verdict was given in his favour for £2 and costs. Accidents m the Countby. — On Sunday morning, a little girl, about five years of age,, daughter of Mr. John T...
THE LOCKSMITH OF PHILADELPHIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
THE LOCKSMITH OF PHIL^EIPHIA. ] Bomb yaarsagp, an the city «f Philadelphia, there; . lived 911 ingeniouB locksmith named Amos Sparks. Skilled:as a maker and repairer of locks, lie yve^; pMiioui^yVjeleh'rated&riiBide't^tyinciieninf; them, when it ?was .necessary to dp so in 'cases «fi ' emergency;1' -Oke many inen -of talent toother departmente, Amos Sparks wjaS .poor.l ThfflijgVje very industrious -nd -prudent man ^ with a small and frugal family, he mBteTy bhtiunfeijtfcomfort able subsistence, but nBiieVeriseemecl'to accumu late property,. Whether Jtwas ttutt:lierwaB, iiot. of the race of money makers, ^wnose, instiiictiv-e; desire of accumulation forces them to earn and hoard without a thought beyond the mere means of acquisition— or -whether the time occupied by the prosecution of new inquiries into .still undis covered regions of hiB fayounte^gursuit, and in conversation with those' who. xame ;~to inspect* anS admire the fruits of his ingenuity, were the cause of hie pov...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
The extract from the address of Mr. John Robertson, which we publish in another column, will sufficiently explain to our read ers the programme of the new Ministry. The country will be disposed to make some allow ance for the difficult position in which the Governor has taken care to place them. In defence of his rudely assailed dignity, his Excellency advisedly, requested Sir William Manning to form a Government — an object which that gentleman pursued with all the chivalrous zeal of Don Quixote, and with equal disregard to its ultimate results. The maxim that 'the King can do no wrong-' ie a modern invention ; it dates from the time when English Monarchs became gorgeous cyphers in the political machine, and were bound to be guided by the advice of responsible Ministers. The prerogative of the Crown is a trust ; and the abuse of that prerogative, whether by King or delegate, is and must be open to discussion and censure, unless the liberties of the people are to be extinguished, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
WANTED, ONE MILE of DRY LOG FENCING erected. Apply to 0. BLOOMFIELD, Gegullalong. LEGAL, lit. leury GL Baaova^ HA., SOLIOITOB, Attends at Murrumburrah every Court day ; ,, Binalong, Young, and Cowra, on retainer. Office ;—Brial- Street, Bobhowa, DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP. W E respectfully announce that our PARTNERSHIP will be DISSOLVED on the FIRST DAY OF MARCH next, and we shall then proceed to TAKE STOCK. We are very THANKFUL to the numerous customers who have DEALT WITH PS, and we EARNESTLY INVITE them ana others to secure a few MORE BARGAINS before the present . favourable opportunity PASSES BY. To the END OF MARCH we shall throw our STOCK OPEN for selection under special INDUCEMENTS ; and we respectfully , solicit the continued patronage of THE PUBLIC. DAVIES, ALEXANDER, & COMPANY, COULBURN. WANTED, A f\C\ BUSHELS of CORN, to be de ^xj \J livered at the Burrowa Mills. THE HIGHEST CASH MARKET PRICE WILL BE GIVEN. Apply to F. J. GOODWIN, Burrowa Mills.* February 4th, 187...
Latest Intelligence. SYDNEY—FEBRUARy 16, 2.35 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
Ifntcst Intelligence. (Feom Messrs. Gordon and Gorcn.) [BY ELECTRIC TELE&nAPH.] SYDNEY— February 16, 2-35 p.m. Mr. John Robertson has been re-elected for West Sydney without opposition. February 19, 7 p.m. Messrs. Lucas, Lackey, Garrett, and Burns (members of the new Ministry) have been re-elected unopposed. The Registrar-General's Report shows that the rate of mortality for the past month was the largest ever recorded, the deaths exceed ing the births by 170. The Government have granted £10,000 to the City Corporation. The California!! Mail-steamer City of Mel bourne arrived at San Francisco ninety-six hours in advance of contract time. A youth named Barnett has been sentenced to death for a criminal assault on a female child. The Peak Downs Copper Mining Company has declared no dividend. At the Wool Sales the competition was active. The Breadstuffs market is quiet. Wheat is quoted at 4s. 7d. to 4s. 8d. In the Fat Cattle market there is a full supply. Best bullocks are quot...
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS. The present year found us in a state of drought. Where the feed was good there was no water, and generally in the pastoral districts both feed and water were fast disappearing under a blazing sun, and a gloomy apprehension prevailed that we were in for a bad time. Some squatters had begun a nomadic life with their Btock, and many more were preparing to do bo. Since that period to the 1st of February, instead of the 4£ inches of rain we are usually treated to in this period. land received very little more than 1 inch, and that was in the neighbourhood of Sydney. Throughout the country generally there was not enough rainfall to satiate a grasshopper's tongue. At the opening of the current month things were in a serious state : the heat greater, and the water less. Happily the change came. The south wind blew up supplies, which fell copiously and generally, for some seventy hours, more or less ; and the Btrength of the country is conse quently renewed. Between ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
Extract from TOWN AND COUNTRY JOURNAL, November 29th, 1874. ' In regard to Messrs. Riley Brothers' business announcement in another column, with respect to the forwarding of bales 'of goods to country resi dents, we have heen requested to state that the goods are of the best quality, and imported from the leading London, and Manchester, and provin cial houses. The £5 packages are about two feet square, and are forwarded, by arrangement with Messrs. Cobb and Co., to any post-town, free of carriage, within 300 miles north, or south, or west of Sydney. In order to meet the convenience of free-Belectors, or persons residing beyond the ordinary, mail routes, there are packages made up for transmission by pack-horse, &c. The packages are guaranteed to be delivered within six days from the receipt of orders sent to their address — 167 and 169, Oxford-street (formerly South Head Boad), or 608, Brickfield-hill. On a recent visit to the establishment it was found that there was an amp...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 20 February 1875
:3P0ST-6JB'JBIOT1 TJOT-TABtlD. :\ ARRIV ^TD ±m) *0Via!m OF MAttS* V' . J ABBIYAiB. V From Yass 41 : Tangtnarigaroo ; On Tuesday, Wcd *??_? iesday,;^ursday^ian46atardoy,-at4j--nj. ? From YoUn^and*^fen^o :;fln5nivir»day,JFriaay, BndSimdayVat 6 p.m:*l. M ; ,^f. i; - ; From Dalton and|Rye;£arfcj On ^Saturday, at 6 ? ? p.m. ?''?'??? ? - ?'. '? '? ?????-- From Beid's Flat»W Phil's Creek and HovcITb Creek : On Monday, at 5 p;m. . ? . Depabtdeeb. ? For Yass and Tangmangaroo : On Monday, Wed* nesday, Friday, aDd Saturday, at 6*10 a.m. For Young &Marengo: On Wednesday, Thursday, uandfiaturday, at 4*20 p.m. ' For Eye Park and Dalton ,? On Friday, at 7 a.m. For Reid's Flak «ia Phil's Creek and Hovoll's ; Creek : On Sunday, at-3 a.m. Money-orders issued daily, from 9 a.in. until 4 p.m. ' '~ On Sunday the Office will be open between the Lours of I p.m. and 2 p.m., for delivery only.