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LADIES' COLUMN. A French Lady on Conjugial Happiness. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
ILADIES' COLUMN. ^ À French Lady on Oonjugial Happi- .> .ness. MH. EDITOR,-I am a Frenchwoman, and think it nmv be a comfort to your readers to learn some of the peon.' liarities which make tho married state, as it exists in France, supportable-nay, even dear (would you behove it ?) to a largo portion of Fronch people. It must be avowed that the French are totally deficient in the power of sporting their newly-acquired conjugial hap. piness in the eyes of strangers, as a young English couple will do so easily and graciously. Tho French bride is from the first deprived of all out-door endear ' ments ; but we have heard some of them say, content" ! edly, that suoh a show of love would make them uni comfortable-that they could wait for such demonstra tions till they were alone. As to couples of longer oxi perienoe, here again tho English lady. stands on an eminonce over her French rival. English husbands are - as a class, admirably submissive, but who that haslivèd intimately with E...
Destructive Pire at Circular Quay. Blackwall Stores Burnt. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
Destructive Pire at Circular Quay. Blackwall Stores Burnt. TIIK KIHI! AT THE HLACKAVATYI. STÜHES, CHI CU LAH QUAY. Shortly before 3 o'clock on Wednesday morning the inhabitants in that part of the city near the Circular Quay were alarmed hy tho fire bell, and shortly afterwards it was discovered that the exten sive range of stone buildings known as Mood's, or the Blackwall Wool Stores, were on fire. The indi cations first showed themselves in the front windows of the top floor, and the dense volumes of thick black smoke that thence issued told at once that the wool, with which the stores were fiBed, was burning. Shortly afterwards flames burst from the windows and roof, and then it was seen that a serious oalamity was impending Adjoining the actual seat of tho fire were four other similar build ings, all of which were in great danger, for the fire rapidly spread and increased in intensity, lighting up the shipping and wharves, and illuminating the quay in every direction. The first ...
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. To the Editor of the Town, and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. To the Editor of thc Town, and Country Journal. Sir,-Among the many amiable traits that dis tinguish our little community, there is none which so much " strikes a stranger" as tho hearty business like eagerness with which we set ourselves out for tho thorough enjoyment of our public holidays. It is a great but very common mistake on the part of our friends in tho old country to suppose that our sole object in staying here is " to push our fortunes " as fast and as far as we can-all tho whilo fondly anticipating tho time when wo may bo able to "return home" with a competency, and spend tho remainder of our days in tho only spot of earth where true happiness is to be found. O ur wonderful passion tor holidays sooms significant of other feelings and aspirations. It shows that we are nowise discontented with tho land whore our lot has been cast-that the attractions of our adopted country aro cordially ap preciated, and that wo have no mind to postpone tho enjoyment of p...
My Holiday Trip to Victoria and Tasmania. (CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
My Holiday Trip to Victoria and Tasmania. (CONTIHÜBD.) CASTLE HOCKS, CASTLEMAINE. I retired to an apartment, furnished ?with considerable taste. There are but few hotels furnished like this one in Sydney. I could not help thinking how often the costly furniture, and decorations were occupied by rolUcking squatters from the interior, who resorted to this place occasionally, and who were unaccustomed to so much luxury in their every day Uves. However, I was too sleepy and tired to indulge much in these meditations. I was soon buried in any depth of feathers, with snug mosquito curtains drawn (for I heard those bussy cusses, blowing their horns about the room, ) and was almost immediately af terwards in the arms of Morpheus. I was aroused from my slumbers early in the morning by Mr. Young, who laughingly jeered me for my drowsiness, and said I did wrong to lie in bed while there was so much to be seen around me. Having satisfactorily discussed an ample breakfast with my friend, we agai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
E V B N IN G LIST 07 BARGAINS ! BARGAINS ! . For this Week, aï Leader, Charters, and. Company's, Cheapside Houses, 85, 105/107, and 100, . South Head Road; -, i and' at LEADER'S CHEAPSIDE' HOUSE, 74 William etreet, Woolloomooloo; : Published 'every TUESDAY, .THURSDAY, AND SATURDAY. For the convonienco of all customers who wish to save 6s. IN THE 20a., in Town and tho Country. NOTICE ! NOTICE ! Customers from Surry Hills, AVoolnrah, AVaverley, Pad dington, Hiller's Point, North Shoro, Balmain, AVatcrloo, Redfern, Glebe Point, and from tho City, will havo their ... ' OMNIBUS FARE PAID without quibble, humbug, or deception, when they purchase goads, at advertised prices, over 20s. ASTONISHING and AVONDERFUL BARGAINS in CHAMBER TOAVELS, No. 1. AU linen huckaback .towols, Ojd, very largo unbleached towels, Ojd, very largo huckaback towols, 8Jd,. Bcarlet border large bedroom towels, lOjd, scarlet stripe bed-chambor towols, 12&lt;d, splendid large bath towels, 12Jd. This lot is til...
Jottings by the Way. [BY OUR TRAVELLING REPOBTER.] AGRICULTURE, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
Jottings by the Way. &nbsp; jBY OUR TRAVELLING REPORTER.] &nbsp; AGRICULTURE, &c. &nbsp; IN tho neighbourhood of Queanbeyan tho orops are excellent, there boing both great length of straw and fulness of oar. "Whito Lammas is pretty generally the seeds. The Queanbeyan River is spanned in the town ' by a wooden bridge of five laminated arches, upon ' which tho sun and weather act with powerful effect, and underneath grow and flourish the unfailing thistles. Crossing tho bridge and travelling in a 1 westerly direction we come upon the " Limestone Plains," and from these plains tho view by the west is grand. Right before you on a gentle rise stands Duntroon, backed by hills of moderate height, and in plan like an amphitheatre, and to the left in the far dis tance towers a long range of mountains beyond the Murrumbidgee River, the course of which was discern able for miles ; and over these mountains for ten miles : hung the glaro of a bush fire, lending ad...
Approved Claims for Pre—emptive Leases. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
Approved Claims for Pre-emptive Leases. Angus M'Donald, 300 acres, Parish of Mullanjandra: Donald &nbsp; Dawson, 300, Hume : Martin Pumpa, 234, Gerogery ; John Morrice, 552, Mullanjandrn; H. P. Lovett, 120, Jindera; Martin Scheety, 227, Yambla ; Samuel Bowler, 570, Germantown ; Kobert Mollit, 240, Hovell; Thomas Hall, 30O, Hovel; Margaret Dunn, 270, Moorwatha ; John Paton, 210, Three Brothers ; Margaret James, 150, Langdalo ; Alex. M'Donald and others, 012, Tivy ; Executors of the lato "Wm. Bradley, 210 and 411, Tivy; Moäes Joseph, 000, 320, and 102, Maharatta and 180, Gecar ; William Butler, 178, Bala; Joshua Davis, 240, Budawang; Thomas Lynch, 300, Werriberri; William Marsden, 75, ilrimlow ; James Treacy, 180, Three Brothers ; John Toshack, 480, Lucan : Frederick O'Leary, 018, Dunleary ; John Wallace, 300, Gladstone; Wallace Bros., 120 and 120, Tho Brothers, 120, 240, 120, 120, 240, 120, 120, 120, 120 and 120, Jillimatong, 120 and 120 Coolringdon, 300, Dangelong, 100, 120,...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 12 February 1870
BIRTHS. &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 7th February, at her residence, 199 York-street Mrs. L. Lipman, of a son. On the 20th January, at her residence, Auckland, New Zealand,Mrs Lewis Samuels, of a daughter. &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 31st January, at her residence, Union-street, Surry Hills, Mrs W Hart, of a son. On the 1st February, at her residence, Mount Pleasant Cottage, Paddington, Mrs. William Dawson, of a daughter, On the 5th February, at her residence 87 Harrington-street, near Essex-street, Mrs. W. B. Lee, of a son. On the 28th January, at Mount Harris, the wife of George Cox, of a daughter. On the 29th January, at her residence, Surbiton House, Donnelly-street, Balmain, the wife of J. Booth, of a daughter. On the 4th February, at Woodside, the wife of Septimus A. Stephen of a daughter. On the 19th of January, last, at her residence, Buckingham street Sydney, Mrs. Thomas Fisher, junior, of a daughter. On the 29th of January, at her residence, 90 Buckingham—...
TO THE N. S. W. C. ASSOCIATION. Per favour of the Town and Country Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 February 1870
TO THE N. S. W. 0. ASSOCIATION. Per favour of theTown and Country Journal. 1 Gentlemen,-Allowine to express my gratitude for the great exertion you have used in trying to obtain leave of absence, and also the geneorsity you have dis- played towards me. Your president is well aware the number of times (when in a better position than present) my services have been urgently requested, that, notwithstanding my loss of position, and also great pecuniary expense, I have always been at your command. In your secretary's letter the expense of a paid substitute is the ground on which you do not feel . justified in incurring loss. I may mention that an officer of the department would have been placed in charge of the station without >ny pecuniary outlay to your association. I am, Gentlemen, yours obediently, GEOEGE H. B. GILBEET. West Maitland, February 15.
BALLAARAT MINEES' RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 February 1870
BALLAARAT MINEES' EAOES. : ; Tho Hurdle Hace, pf 30 sovs. Entrance, 2 sova About two miles. , Mr. J. Brown's g g Yorkshireman, by Young Delopic, aKcd. Ost 121b (Howoll) . ,! 1 J. Bourke's b g Alfred, aged, Ost 111b (Bourke) ,, ¡ S. Harding's b h Don Juan, aged, Ost Bibs (Harding) All Saints' Cup, of 25 sovs. Entrance, 1 sov. Wcighi for ago, twice round. Mr. W. Moran's ,b g Victor, by Monis Dance J lOst llb (Moras) .. .. .. .. .. ] J. Brown's bg Standard Bearer, aged, lOst llb (Howell) S A. Macdonald's b g Tim Whiffler, 0 yrs, lOst llb ' ? ? (Fallon) P. Parslow's bg Iona, aged, lOst XVb (Parslow) ? .?? T. H. Grifflths's b m Unknown, 4 yrs, Oat 41b (Brien) A. Acschimann's chg Promised Land, lOst llb (Blasli ford) The Miners'Handicap of 50 sovs; entrance, 1-sov¡ acceptance, £1 10s Ono mile and a half. Mr. J. N. Perkins' b g Shamrock, by Sailor Boy, aged Cst 121b (Wilson, junior) .. .. ¡VI W. Mitchell s br m Matilda, aged (lato Mary Blane), :¡ 7st (Morris) .. .. .; .. - ...>? P. Lowi...
BOMBAY. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 February 1870
BOMBAY. H.M.S. Daphne and Nymph havo returned to Bombay from tho Persian Gulf; five turbulent chiefs, leaders in the late disturbances, were brought prisoners. CHINA. Tho Chamber of Commerce at Hongkong pro- poses to undertake tho commercial exploration of Western China. Cases of piracy are increasing. A Chinese, gun- boat was recently at Shanghai, having been success- ful in recapturing a Government junk taken by pirates. Several outrages on foreigners reported.
CALCUTTA. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 February 1870
CALCUTTA. A splondid ccromony in connection with the Duke's visit took place, when ho was invested as Knight of the Star of India, in presence of the English and native knights, at a chapter of the order held at Bael. Earl Mayo is the Grand Master. The Duke loft Calcutta and has gone hunting. Steps aro being taken to open up now coal-fields by affording means for railway communication.
CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 February 1870
CANADA. Tho Red River insurgents havo issued a declaration of independence, protesting against their transfers to Canada without thoir consent. They are willing to negotiato. Governor M'Dougal has raised a force of Indians and half-brcds to attack tho rebels. The Canadian Government mcanwhilo suspend payment of tho purchase money for tho Hudson' s Ray Company. McDougall is recalled.
BERRIMA. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 February 1870
BERRIMA. Saturday. Sir Terence Aubrey Murray dolivered a very interest:ng lecture in tho Public schoolroom, Moss Vale, last night. Subject-" Reminiscences of tho first Election to tho Council of Now South Wales." His Excolloncy tho Governor presided. The lecture was highly appreciated by tho audience In res- ponding to a vote of thanks tendered, his Excolloncy took occasion to remark, in reference to some obser- vations by Sir T. A. Murray deploring tho prospect of a separation from tho mother country, that he failed to gather from any despatches he had receivod or other, sources that a separation was contemplated by the homo Government. Tho withdrawal of troops gavo no such indication, as he belioved troops wore to bo withdrawn from all her Majesty's colonies, India oxcopted. Ho thought unnecessary uneasiness had been engendered in these colonies with regard to the subject.
BRISBANE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 February 1870
BRISBANE. Monday. * A private examination, of Prendergast and wife, ' oharged with tho murdor of Hartnoll, was hold to-day. Prendergast made a full confession of tho murder, and stated that ho did it because ho was : jealous of his wife and Harnott. No ono but him- self was implicated in tho murder. Another murdor was committed on Saturday, at Cedar Sand, about thirby miles from Toowoomba. A Gorman, named Michael Klein was shot dead by anothor Gorman, known as Alex. There was a quarrel between thom about their right to some cedar in tho scrub. Tho murdoror has not yet boon arrestod. Wednesday. Mr. Buchanan has boon elected for Mitchell, but ho refuses to sit; a now writ will thoreforo bo issued. The nomination for West Moreton took placo yesterday. Tho candidates aro Mr. Forbes, tho late momber, and Mi-. Matson. Tho return of the former is considered certain. Tho East Moreton nomination takes placo to- morrow. Tho candidatos aro Messrs. Cribb and Atkin. Pendergast and his wife wero ...
ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — Australian Town and Country Journal — 19 February 1870
ITALY. Santa Maura has boen totally destroyed by ar earthquake. Tho (Ecumenical Council opened on the 8th. amidst gloom, rain, Looming of cannon, and ponling of tho hells of 3G0 churches. 800 ecclesiastics wore present, and thousands of spectators. Tho ordor oi service was mass, tho inaugimil discourse hy thc Archbopish of Iconium, tho Papal benediction, tho homage of members of tho Council to tho Popo, and to tho Holy Ghost; and a Te Deum for subsequent sittings were given with closed doors. Already thoro are reports of dissension and intrigues amongst tho Fathers, and a strong opposition of French, German, and American bishops to tho dogma of infallibility, but subtle measures aro taken by tho Pope and his Jesuit advisers to still o discussion by remitting ob- noxious subjects to sale committees. Tho Bull communicated at the second meeting lias occasioned surprise and indignation. If tho infallibility project is insisted on a great disruption is probable. . The Council is expected...