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At the Crown Lands Office, Port Macquarie: COUNTY OF MACQUARIE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 April 1857
At tho Crown Lands Office, Port Mncqnnric : COUNTY OP MACQUAIIIE. 1,2,3 040 ncrcs, parish unnamed, -m tho EHenbp rongli Ilivcr 4 000 acres, near Watson Tnylor's Lako fi, C, 7, 8 040 ncres, pj.r sh uiinninod, near Ihe conflu ence of the Manning (mil (Jliiuccster Rivers I) 7T)0 ncrcs, on the River Hastings, near Jaspers P-nk 10 1200 acres, on the Tnienhorougli River 1 1 0 10 ncres, near Mnrlavillo 12 acres, near Mailaville, parish of ICalatcence, a nnwnrcd portion 13 ( 000 neres, near Mariaville, palish of Ivalatecnco. COUNTY OP OI.OUCEsTEIt. 14, 15, 11, 17, 18 I'J 040 acres onch, parish unnamed, near Kliorribnek Creek. COUNTY OP JtACIJUAIlln. 20, 21 040 acres, parish unnamed, I'nbpoo, or Codar Pnriy Creek ? ' ' 22,23 040 ncrcs, parish unnainid, onstern branch of Din'.'o Creek 24, 27 040 acres, near Mntml Cnirncrnss 28 (M0 ncres, near westu'n branch of Dingo Creek 2!) 1100 ncres, near Queen's Lnko 80 040 acres, near Queen's Lake 31,32 013 ncrcs, parish unnamed, near the Hastings River...
TASMANIA. SOUTH ESK DIGGINGS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 April 1857
TASMANIA. ?SOUTH ISK DIOalNOD. Tbo publio curimity with regard to our diggings and, the results to which they »ro expected lo lead is fully maintained, und Ira-i rather increased than diminisboil. Although fewer persons visited the ground yesterday, th- diil'erenco was i. o thau compensated by tho do torm n.i''on evinced try thoso persons who are at work on the spot, to le-t fully tho voluo of iho-disoovory. M-. H iylo uud others huvo been tv.ishing'the stuir at tbo old pi c* and hnve got very beautiful s imple', some uf the niren. btiintr deuidndlv 1 .1- jrr t hnri at^irsllfruind. AT r Hoyle is-thu moHt Bys eaiatio digger on 'the spot, and is fully provid: i-With iho inrcecs-iry applioncon. Xle expects to litvo-rieu. .-- an ounce of gold to-r . - nnd informs ns thit he mentis to try tbo placo lairly, .. d find, ifposaiblo, what ho calls tho' lead.' l-avis-is sinking a hole with very promising indica 'tions nt tho base of the hill away frointhe river, but still on what -we should ca...
At the Police Office, Singleton: COUNTY OF DURHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 April 1857
At the Policc Office, Singleton : COUNTY OP DURHAM. 1 04-0 acres, parish of Mirannie, on Glcndon Brook 2 040 acres, parish unnamed, on Glcndon Brook 3 010 acres, parish of Tangorin, near Webber Creek COUNTY OF NORTHUMBERLAND. 4 800 acres, parish of Belford, Jumpup Creek COUNTY OP IIUSTER. 5 andO 040 acres, each parish unnamed, near How's Valley COUNTY OF DURHAM. 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 and 16 C40 acres each, parish of Prospero, at Bell's Creek 17 1280 acres parish of OldcaRtle, near Mount Patcr EOn, at the head of Stewart's Brook 18 900 acres, parish of Oldcastle, near Mount Patcr snn, nt the head of Stewart's Brook 19 9G0 acres, parish of Oldcastle, near Mount Tatcrson 11 ngc, at tho head of Stewart's Brook COUNTY OP NORTHUMBERLAND. 20 CIO acres, parish of Vere COUNTY OF DURHAM. 21 830 acres, parish of Scdgeficld 22 1 120 ncrcs, parish of Scdgefield, ( a measured por tion )
At the Crown Lands Office, Scone: COUNTY OF BRISBANE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 April 1857
At tho Crown Lands Office, Scone : COUNTY op iimsnANE. 1,2,3 (I-lO acres, parish unnamed, near Page's River 4 0 10 ncres, parish unnamed, near Dart Brnok 5, (I 040 ncres, parish unnamed, near Pctwynn Valley Creek 7 040 acros, par'sli unnamed, near Murrurundi. COUNTY OP DURHAM. 8 750 acres, parieli unnamed, on the river Iluntcr. COUNTY OP I1RI8I1ANE. 0 1240 acres, parish of Gundy Gundy, on Pago's River 10 CIO ncrcs, parish of Castle Sempill, near the river Hunter.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 April 1857
1MPOUNDINOS. At Raymond Terrace, on the 23rd March, 1857, from Mr. John O. Portus's run: — Bay cntiro horse, WO on near shoulder, stnr on forehead, white snip on nose, whito fetlocks, three years old; damages £5. Jf not released, will lie sold on the 18th April. At Tenterficld, on the l!)th of March, 185'. from Ten tcrfield station, by order of F. King, Ks-|. ; damages £1 per head:— Black mnrc, - near shoulder, star, un broken : dark brown mare, P near shoulder, unbiokon. If not released, will be sold according to tho Impounding Act. At Aberdeen, on the 10th March, 18.07:— Bay mare, AI) over I near shoulder; brown yenrling colt, un brauded, 12 months old. If not released will be sold on the 24th April. At Wollombi Township, on the 25th Mnrcli, 1817, hy William More ; dnmages 5s each : — Strawberry cow, HO over W off hip, aged; yellow cow, same brands, ngod, with a female calf. If not claimed, will bo sold on the lGth April. At Scone, on tbo 23rd March, from the .Junction Creek, by M...
At the Police Office, Wollombi: COUNTY OF HUNTER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 4 April 1857
At the Police Office, Wollombi : COUNTY OF II OUTER. 1 010 acres, parish unnamed, near Kindarum. COUNTY OP NORTIIUMBERLAD. 2 010 acres, parish unnamed near the Wareng Creek 3 to 7 010 acres each, parishes uunained, near Mount Y cngo COUNTY OF HUNTER. 8 010 acres parish unnamed, on the Bulga road, near Mellong Swamp 9 010 acres, parish unnamed, near the Bulga River, near Mcllong Swnmp 10 040 acres, parish unnamed, on the Putty or Bulga road COUNTY OP NORTnUMDHRLAND. 11 010 acres, parish unnamed, near the head of Borec Swamp 12 010 acrot, parish unnamed, near Borec Swamp, at the M'Donald River 13 14 15 040 acres each, Warang Creek COUNTY OP HUHTER. 10 0 10 acres, parish unnamed, near Howe's Swamp and the Weratig Creek 17 510 acres, parish unnamed, near tho M'Donald Ilivcr 18 CJ0 acres, parish unnamed, on the M'Donald River COUNTY OP KORTUUMUKRbA N D. 19 010 acres, parish unnamed, near ^Ellnlong Lagoon 20 010 acres, parish of vEllnlong. Road Trust accocxts. — The following accounts wer...
DUNEDIN MARKETS. Retail Prices Current, February 29, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
DUNEDIN MARKETS. Retail I'rices Current, February 2S, 1 85'. First flour, per 100 lbs, ,'i0s ; overheads, 26s ; brend, per 4 Ih loaf, Is; wheat, per bushel, 8s to lis; bran Is ; oats, (is. Hoof fld to 8d per Ih ; mutton, .Id to 8d ; fresh butler, Is Gd ; ground coffee. Is (id ; rnw, ditto, Is ; tea 3s ; raw sugar, Cii to 7d ; loaf sugar, 10d ; clice«o, Is to Is Id ; soan, 7d ; mould enndlcH, lOd ; milk, por quart, 5-1 ; potatoes new,) 10s per ewl ; eggs, per dozen, Is fid ; ?nun Umber, '2'2s ]i'r 100 feet; shingles, 27s per 1000; firewood, per cord, 23s
NEW ZEALAND. CANTERBURY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
NEW ZEALAND. CANTER IIl'ItY MAMCETS. Lytti.kton, March 10th.— Bread, per 41b. loaf, Is ; butter fresh, IsOdperlh; eggs, 3s por dozen ; cheese, Is 4d per lb; lard, Is -Id i cr th; beef, 7d and 8d por lb; mutton, Ad and G}, and Gd por lb; veal, fid per l'b ; pork, fid per Ih ; bacon and hams, per lb, In 4d ; butch ers' candhs, Is por III. CiutisTciiwiicH, March Oth.— Flour 15s per cwt ; bread 41b loaf lOd ; butter Is 4d per pound ; eggs, 2s Gd. per dozi 11 ; cheese. Is 2d por lb; lirit. Is per lb; beef, Gd and 7 per 111 ; mutton 4d so (id tier lb ; veal, 8d por lb ; butchers' candles, Od and 10 pn ih.
SYDNEY MARKETS.—FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
SYDNEY i\I Alt K KT.-3. — Fnt pa v. Fi.oun ano Chain. — Ths nip ly has been very liir' tail, noil foi-llin most I' irl vorv infeii.ir. Mo srn, B rk n nud O i. qnolo fioo lion- nt .CI 8, and seconds ut £13 p.ir toll ; wheat, lis (H per budiel ; 7* will bo given for roa ly good sompliM. Viftioria Mills. — Mr. Itiiokloy loporls line when', at /ii t.o 2d per bushel: ll-nif, linn nt .C18; son nd i|Uiliiy. at .CHi per (on : hr.iu 1- (bf (o 1- !)d pc bushel. Messrs. Furloni? mnl Kennedy report our oolo niul wheal of .i very Inferior qinility. mid several vo-ael arriving irolll run lioigiiiiou-iog laincm I, voey nro uon^i.o to pnrohe'o largely and at « b'plier prion, in ordttr !?. uinko a good muii ri.'l Tuny niio-.n their II.. ui- nt .CI 7 per ton; ivheii' to li (id per itii-h-l ; br.iti, l-OJpor himhi 1. Men, . U -rk Itimtiii ntid H n e quote liii- II uir a' ?CIO, and sticotidi .Clli per ton; whom, 5i ti (isdlptr tii'ilii'l ; lirin, Is (id per bushel. Hiikap.— 4 I to r- I the 2 lb In f. I...
PRODUCE CIRCULARS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
rnODUCE CIRCULARS. The Wool market this week has been fairly supplied, anil tho advance noted in last week's report has been ! fully sustained. In consoquouco of the recent l-ains Sfveral parcels have been offored as damaged and brought full value. A lot of four bales scoured by Mr. Hilvos, realisod 30s per lb. Greasy wool is iu demand, itriti price:; arc considered in favour ofthe grower. Tai.t.ow. — A few casks of beef tallow of this tonson's bulling from the Clarence llivcr arrivod by the Grafton in goou mnppjiig oiour, ii.-.in.si; i uuiii .-.»! « mi in .ci i 10s; mixed qualities from 4.')s.0d to 4fis tin ; and one ensk of station, fair quality, nt ;i0s .'111. There is all ex tensive inquiry for shipment to England, and doubtless tlio first arrivals will command very remunerative figures. Sheepskins.— The supply has been limited nnd prices linve rnngeil from (i|d to lljd, according to qua lity. HltiEs. — 'i'lie quality of those offered wi.k better than for some weeks past, and a ...
SYDNEY SHARE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
SYDNEY SHAKE LIST. There is no liberation in the share market this week. Holders of n'l colonial banking nnd insurance shares still remain firm with an upward teudoncy; And there is a largo amount of capital still seeking investment in tlie scvei.vl remuneiativo securities, as well ns Govern ment debentures. The transactions tliat have taken place this week nro lint l'ow, although to n good amount, viz.: Ansiralinii Joint Stack llnnk Shares, £13 10s; Grafton Steam Navigation Company ditto, of £10 paid, at £'10 10s ; Now South Wales Government Debentures til par, with accrued interest added.
GOLD FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
GOLD FIELDS. Mkhiikndkk.— 1 Tbesc gold fields are still the great centre of attraction. Oil the Western Uohl .Field*, arrivals from Sidney, Hanging Bock, and Itocky Kiver, ? are daily taking place. A large quantity of gold is be iuj: obtained, I may mun:iou that upwards of 600 ounces went down to the Bank of New Sou i h Wales last week one nuggot weighing 31} onneos. At tlw same time ? tliore are a nuinbur of diggi rs k eping their gold. The nnmililtum in rnnirflv in.-....-;.,,, ,i„,l ,l.„ ..I ? . ? similar aspect to the Turon in its palmy tlayu ; a now lead was discovered this morning, at a place above a mile distant, and si great number of holes -arc d .i,.g ?well. Those few t at are at present bottomed are rich, and what is very extraordinary, the gold is ol an entirely different character to that found lower on the river, tho former being fiuu, and thelatterof averycoarsoc.iaracter consisting entirely of nuggots. The commi sioner, Mr. Cloetc, has frequently vi-ited the lielils, ...
WEEKLY TRADE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
WEEKLY THAI) E IlEI'OHT. Tho Empire publishes tho following : — The coinmcrcial operation!; ol the wick linvo exhibited much ol the duliies* tliit lias been un long com plium (I ol. Xu some ot the pnutnpal import markets a diudcd iinprovenient in prices is manifeslod. Tito nccnitn'B of scarcity nud deaiuess of Inandi. s aud nuns iu the I'.ul'- I lish m.irket, conllrmod bv the Into mail, huvo raised the value nf these liquids; the ndvanco anioiiuting to Is nn the former, about (id ou the latter. A greater ndvanco is snuplit by bidders, but cannot licobtaiilod, as dfinnmls aro limited nud buyers are unwilling to speculate on the increase, or even tlio coiitiuutmea of the present advance. Still, these markets nro considered to havo an upwiir-' teinb iicy. Wines nre nlso tinner, hut owing to the heavy stocks tin- advance in the home nmi'ket cannot for sniuo time bo obtained lure, except on very best qualities, As soon ns stocks become nfl'ected by the diminished ship ments reported in o...
MR. WEEKES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
Mil. WEEKE3. Tlio following correspondence has paused between Mr. Weukes's constituonts and himself, by which it will bo seen ho intends -paying Maitland a visit at the end of this month, when we feel Certain the warmth of his reception will bo cominensurato with his unremitting attintlon to the interests of theiown nnd district : — ' .Maitlaud, 2nd April, 18.i7. ' Dear Sir, — We beg to inquire if you could make it e.,1.1 -I.ieii. in visit maiuunu miring the recess, nn-l wlio llicr on such visit you could d-ine with tlioso of your constituents who would desiro to meet you ou such oc casion. *' Wo are, dear Sir, ' l'ours truly, ' E. C. Weokcs, Esq.^' 'Sydnoy, 4th April, 1857. ' I)oar Sirs, — I feel much honoured by your obliging communication of 2nd Inst., inquiring if it was my inten tion to visit Mniiland durine thu reccui, and whether on such visit I could dine with those of my constituents ' who would desire to meet me on such an occasion. ' In reply, I beg lo assure you that it ...
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. SYDNEY. GOLD CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
jCOMMERCIAL and markets. syj)M3Y. G O I; 1) giro u i, a n . ?JtA-rnEit more gold has eonio to mmket sinco lust wock ; and there can l-o no doubt that wo shall have nil nsionish ,ing increase of Ihe cei.tly stores now hidden below tho ?mu facc K the land could he thoroughly unlocked. The j ikoy a:id hands to turn it is all that is wanting. l'er oz. Mcroo ? ,C3 lfi (I Adclotig ? 3 II- « I Tamharoora .. .. ... 3 14 0 Stoney Creek .. .. .. .3 1 it 0 Sol'ala and Till-on .. ., il 13 II lirnidwood .. .. -'1 12 () ? Hanging lioek ... ... 3 12 (J Itockv Itivcr ? 3 7 H Ditto ditto (clean) .. .. 3 12 0 Otneo ? ? ? ? II 5 0 English Kovercigns 5 per cent, premimn Amerlcnn coins nt a premium. Chilian coin nt n dis'.'Mint. l-'rench gold and silver coin at a discount. N. WILSON, 127, Lower Gcovgi-ttrect. Sydney, 3rd April, 18.17.
MAITLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
MAITLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL. This hody met on Monday, pnr*nnnt to Adjournment, Thero were present, MenR.it W'iiMi, I'ortiiH, Callaghftn, Uortliwii k, hiuI l)r Hrown; Mr. Puriti* in the c!mir° Tho l-abn.-e ..t the bank wns declared to bo £28 .r-s 8d. ' A petition from tho inhabitants of Morpeth, embodying tho ronHniiH whv u polling place ahnnlrt be on'tiblinbed nt Morpth prfviom to tho next « lection of Councillor*, wab read nnd rcforrcd to the W,inl-.*n for consideration, 1 MAITLAND ROAD TRUST. The ban'; bula cc was declared to bo X3S4 Is 4d. The lutto p blld led in last Wednesday's issuo of tho tforthtrn Ttmet, a id wlfoh was addressed to the Trust by Mr. llay, was road. So no correspondence relative to tho iron partorderod through Walker and Co., was also read. Mr. Hay's lottor wm taken into consideration, and coin nen e i on in rather sevcrctorms by Mr. Borth wick, who nererthelesn stated that tho letter was tho most satisfactory one they had yet .received on tlio sub ject. Kveniua...
CUTTINGS FROM THE COLONIAL PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
TaMiawKifniMniiTiiiiwiimwuMiUBMiniiMW.p i l.wi* whim i»«xw^ipw CUTTINGS FROM THE COLONIAL lUilCSS. I Orioin or Tiir. Wonn NotuiLnn. — A tnlenti il nnd intelligent gentleman, who linn sumo s| arc time oil his liaiitls which lie occasionally devotes lo voy.pen of dbco very in llio regions of etymology, h.n tinouu'il un with n | new derivation for this colonial and niiioi inns phrase The rcnnlt cf his roscnivhcs n-u-i-ilics tho -origin of tlio word ' ii ill. lil t i '' to a cm-nipt iou nt' tin- astronomical ?term ' ncbtiln,' ntul lie justifi- s hi.-: ivsc-ri i.ui hy tin1 nr Kuuicut'tlint ns the m hula throws n filmy haze -iv- v a smr, ho (iocs me nnnnirr wnen oiien lepetueil, ciotni tlio vision nf those wlw iii'Milgu ill its pleasures. — Ilubart on Mercury. 1'iihiu: a;!!: IIoi'i'.H Yet. — We i'dii-:intukito our Li censed Victuallers ou thi' prospect- before tliom for tin' highest political ollice# in the colony, judging, that is, fi'iini our (Vii nd ; in Vi. tmia. Tim i'umiier, Mr. t)'...
SCHOOL OF ARTS.—HALF YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
SCHOOL OF ARTS.— HALF YEARLY MEETING. On Monday last, tho usual half-yearly mooting of the Maitland School of Art*, was hold in the tree Presby teriau School room, West Maitlaud. Tho business ob jects ofthe meeting comprised the reading of the roport for the past half-year, the election of oilieors for iho enduing session, and the transaction of other business. . Mr. Baker, thu Vice-President, occupied tho chair, and. read the advertisement convening the meeting. Mr.! Burns, tho Secretary, -then Toad'the following — Half-ykaklt Report of tub Maitland School of Akts, 4tii ArniL, 1857. , Your Committee in meoting you for tho last time, in the free l*resbyierian School room, tho use of which has so long b.en kindly permitted for the purposes ol the Institution, experienced much pleasure in congratulating you upon tho rapidily approaching completion of .the new building, and on the prospect thurehy presented of a great and improved chango in tho position of the insti tution. The number ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
Maitland School of Arts. milE OPENING LECTURE 'f the ensuing Session J, will he ddivur.d by Dr. N'oollby, Principal of the Sydney I'nivetVi y, in tho llall of the New Building, Victoria Street, on Til L'RSDA V evening next, April 0th. at ^eveu o'clock. J. F. lHJltNS, Stcntary. Vt cot Maitland, April 3, 1&j7. ^AITLANDi SCHOOL O, F ARTS, TICKETS for admission ^o the Oponing Lec^uro oti Thursday Evening, may be had on application to Mr. Joseph Chambers, E:ist MaitUnd, Mcsirs. Robert Stra chan, J. F. Burns, i^ud Dx. Macartney, and to tha Vnderiigiied. A. ARMSTRONO, -t. Secretary. Wxsl Maitland, 7th Ap il, 1857. 1573 JjEaitland IKIcohmics^ Instit^e. A GENERAL MEETING of the Mmnbers -vill bo „ , held nt thn Reading Ho -m, on fin* evening of WEDNESDAY, the loth instant, nt half-pa*; hovoii ocli^k, for tho purpose of clcetinp Trustees and Audit tors, and for the transaction of such o^her busii\t&9 an may he brought before the meeting. T . W. ROBINSON, . . Secretary. Maitland...
THE LATE FLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Times — 8 April 1857
THE I.ATE FLOrOD. Tiie Hunter began to rise on Friday last, the 3rd of April, and continued rising until Monday night, when about 1 1 o'clock it 'began elowly .to sink. Hie current wns very rapid, and (bo quantity of branches, logs, and other dobrin carried down by it verj great. Tho highest point reached by tbis floo I has bcon variously estimated at 20, 21, 21), and 22 feet above 'hi^h-wster mark. The injury done to property has been very con siderable. A small piece of ground adjacent to 8t. John's Church foil .into the river owing to (bo 'bank having been undermined by parties removing -sand, Ac. Many gardens in tho Horso Shoe Bend havo been inundated, and tho 'lower parts of several houses havo experienced a similar fato. The back -parts of -several dwellings situated on the bank of tho river havo been flooded, and somo few articlos of household furniture .have been carried away. Hall's Creek, 1n tho vicinity or tho OaVhampton road, gavo-way at tho bottom, and the wator rushed ...