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MELBOURNE. February 3. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
TiELBOTjiura:. February 8. | A new land bill has been introduced into theJJTIctorian Parliament. t It proposes a ksfatem ofanction. and leasing grazing farms, with a right of purchase at the expiration [ of ten years' lease, on all. auriferous lands. In tbe agricultural areas it is proposed to | let Hie land at eighteenpence per acre, with the right of purchase at the end of five years, provided that the holder has resided three years on the land.
SYDNEY. February 4. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
STONE?. Febrnarv4. The Customs' Duties SiU has been car nod by a majority of three. The Newspaper Bffl provides compulsory P-1«**ge for newspapers, Mf Parked ***** *k°W' * B-j-'rit' ** Mr. George Itarkbanm. superintendent of 4bepotioe, died yesterday from a gunshot wound in the heart, which is supposed to have occurred accidentally. Wool lias a downward tendency in the market; greasy and heavy wools are almost unsaleable; Ught and fleece sold at one anOliug. Ekins are. in demand. The Escort brought down five thousand ana eighty -5080; ounces of gold. The Salclntoa was obliged to put into Newcastle yesterday from want of coals, having been detained on her voyage by heavy weather. l^Aamrm T.s'Ohw.e. «J.^B-fct»tta. ;' /V1 ??:v~*'r ' '?!??'?? .''' Februarys. ; A petition jbas been presented to (be LegidaanCovicil against the Tariff HU. ?igned by sizttMi tiMBsand aUbnndred nil thirteen -16,«U0 rignatures. obtained amce Jf Mlii, iisjf BOOB. . Js-. XSObtA is elected for Braidwood by a m»jo...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. SYDNEY. February 5. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
TELEaRAPHIC NBWS. (ISOX OOE OWS COBaBgCOSBEST.) 6TDNEV. February 6. Uujobd has been elected for Braidwoorl by a majority of nine (9) over Paries. Scott lias abandoned his action for libel against the Sgdmg Bapin. Archbishop Folding laid the foundation stone of a new church at Newcastte. Saparintendent Haikbam afaot himself at Cooma, whether acddenUlly or prernV ditatodly is not ascertained. Bishop Cofonzo's trial tenaioated at Cape Town on the 16th December. A sentence of deprivation was pronounced upon his lordship, to which a notice of appeal has boon made.
ROCKHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
BOCKHAMPTON. fFrom the Bulletin and Armu.) A petition to his Excellency tbe Go vernor, praying for the re-instatement of Captain Feez on the Commission of the Peace, has been prepared and numerously signed by the residents of Bockhampton. The death of Mr. SeVamp, who has occa sionally discharged the duties of Peak Downs' correspondentHo this journal (BuBe 6n], has been reported to us. Mr. Sekamp'e connection with the colonial press dates from the origin of the chief Victorian provincial journals, for one of which, the Bailarat Hates, we understand he filled for some time the editorial chair. We (BalletinJ have to record two diatress ing dmtha by drowning, which took place matt oamed Job Crook, who resided upon some ground he had purchased in the vicinity of Lyou Creek, while bathing in one of its waterholes became entangled in the weeds, and his body was not recovered till six o'clock the same evening. Deceased came out in tbe ' Beejspore,' and was a remarkably qniet, respectable ma...
SYDNEY. February 3. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
6TDNEY. February 3. [xaaouoH obevilu and bibb, kxuTsa's AOSBTS.] Tub brandy market is pressed by holders of second brands. Heavy parcels of rum are being held at advanced rates. It is not likely that the prices asked will be realised. There are heavy stocks of geneva in the market; they are, however, dull of sale. The tobacco market is affected, and is likely to be a\ by the colonial manufacture of that article. Dranght and bottled beer are declining in price. Woolpacks and three-bushel bags are being held at higher rates. : Floor is scarcely so firm as it has been, j ft is anticipated that expected arrivals will SS&fc-fljAsfer-wio- ? - -:,JU
EUROPEAN NEWS. THE NEW MAIL ROUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
EUEOPEAJCT NEWB. THE NEW MAIL BOOTS. It seems that the establishment of a postal service for New Zealand and New South Wales, ma the Isthmus of Panama, is at hat likely to be accomplished. The Intercolonial Hail Company, already familiar with the ! navigation of tbe colonial waters hare maoe aa oner whkb. it is expected, will be finally acted upon. They propose to undertake * monthly ser vice, each way. between Sydney, Hew Zea land, and Panama, beginning with three abipsonthelstofMarcli,l^,andadaing a fourth within twelve months bom that .date, in co^derxtiaiiofasDbBUy of £7^000 per annum for five yean. *Qgg fftrefeton wiibeadiattheoMitnetsboeiabefbrssTmi orten wean, sod toy intend to apply to ' ? ~ ? ' ? '--^— »«wawawawaw«MMmama the Colonial Legislature for an extension of the term, which there is reason to believe will be granted. It is a promising sign of this proposal that all tbe parties immediately concerned in its execution think: well of it. The Postmaster-General of New Zea...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
NEW ZEALAND. A Melbourne telegram in the S. X. Herald contains news from Otago nnder date 19th instant ; — Plenro-pncnmonia is prevailing. The importation^ of ^cattle from ^Twofold Bay are dulL Large Dombers are thronging to Dunedin from the mines, with tbe view of returning to Melbourne. We extract the following from the South ern Orots of the 15th instant: — The East Coast Naitfes.— The schooner 'Kauri' arrived last night from Poverty Bay, and we are informed ou most reliable authority that a rising of tixi East Coast natives u feared. For reasons that may be understood it is not desirable that we should indicate the source of our information, bat it is of that reliable and important charac ter that it will, we believe, be communicated to the Government. The 'Kauri' brings a cargo of live stock, consisting of horses, pigs, and nrodnce, and she left Poverty Bay on Tuesday week last Previous to that the settlers had experienced much trouble with tbe natives; and in stances have bsen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
gaits tg gjMttiwt. ?' ' lmBtINpt&;* CAiraRONbave reeetTsa' ?;'.',i*i tW**W*«-W -fmm the proprietor to' - -:. -flfwcSMw*- Booms. Qoeen-etreet, at 12 ? -y. Tha- Magnificent Estate.- : i L .-.. - =OTBENSTOWN, ! ? ?? ^vihere&oarihe'iview obtainable is , ^udtttha*ofWlndmi1lHai;the . «£y- suburbs, and the- whole if jthe ? 'Oflnntrjr surrouao'ing Brisbane is 'dirtioclfy discemable from tnese .aropertiBV.aiid thairpronniity to QtJEIlJS^TOWir ESTATE. : os Snneaiihg-vWy superior to ths ?' ?- ig^&iUaaa-geaeMy offered to '?:? ^ WnipaWiOi.T i j! ? j ? i, ^SP-HSf'*'** would1 wt- omit mtn tjouisgttW the tenders for the erection' of - -h»v.. ' N,ai*.,n ?,».-?? *.. L .'....? ? : : ? .;,.?;. !:: BRISBANE BRIDGE ! ?^awjoi^fteaiti, instant, mtA parties who ?^TP^ notice the, advertisement in the - :T'T»P*i»WiirBfet 4hem to the advertising r-'.fHmpHB of :tb»g Crerwry where *hey wiff ..^MiAliqHtifSaluasSa-r.iiV. 5pc--:-. '?' - ?- \ ' 'Hiero U another important feature in cdn .v ;-;...
ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
ENGLAND. On October 27, her Majesty and the royal children left Barmorai, and arrived at Windsor Castle on the next day, having performed the distance of 582 miles by rafl in 18 hours. The Qaeen, once her arrival at Windsor Castle, has remained in compa rative seclusion, and has only passed through tbe streets of the town in going to or re taining from the railway station. Her Ma jesty is so much interested in the progress ottbe Boya- Mranleam that Aa rallSttre works once or twice a. dav: HerBoyalHJjrheatteCrowaErincessor Prussia laid the foundation stone of tbe dis trict new church which is being erected at Windsor on tbe Lammas, on the 21st of No vember, the 23rd anniversary of her royal iugnness's birthday. tTh^ Prince and Princess of Wales arrived at Windsor Castle from Ssud'riagnain, on November 2J, on a visit to her Majesty. Their royal highnesses will, it is expected, remain at the Castle until tbe departure of the Court for Osborne, about the 14th of December. The Foreign Of...
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
Fbidat. Febbdast 5. Before the Police Magistrate and Messrs. Webb and Bemays, Justices of the Peace. DBUKKXNHEBS. Maria WOUams was charged with drunk enness, bnt was discharged, this being her first offence. OBSCEHE LASO0AOE. Bridget Green v. James Clark.— The pro secutor charged defendant with using ob scene language, &c The testimony was not of a nature to admit of publication. Sergeant Haloney deposed that the two lived on adjoining allotments, and any per sons pasaingalong the road could hear what ever transpired. William Green, bnsbaiia of the prosecutor, corroborated bis wife's statement. Bobert dark was called on behalf of the defence. He was a boy aged 14 years. His evidence was not heard. Clark, the defen dant, was fined £2, or one week's imprison ment in default. ASSAULT. Jane Bright v. George Cameron.— The defendant made no appearance, and a war rant was issued for his apprehension. Ed ward Laughter r. David Moir.— Prose- cutor Ureg in 8ooth Brisbane, and is aahip...
DARLING DOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 6 February 1864
DARLINGDOWNS. &nbsp; (From tbe D. D. Gazette. Feb. 4.) Mr. J. C. White, who, at the request of the IHibBo meeting, forwarded tbe petition with »espectto tteW site Or tfeSewfbst and IVbgraphOSoestodw Colonial Secmtary, lusmoelvedaa answer from that ministe& office wfawwtedrlncrecefptof tbat petition, tmr «*? rtng OwtU ft had been forwarded to the Secretary for l/wos and Works, within wlme province it- would seem the matter property comes, and to whom the memorial ought to have been addressed. From the recent reports of the Brisbane and Toowpomba hospitals for the past year, itappean that tbe number orpatients treated in the former, dnring the year, was 419. in the i latter, 219. The number of deaths in Brisbane, 38, in Toowoomba, 6, giving an average of about 8 per cent, to Brisbane, ana S per cent, to Toowoomba. Tbecostuf each patient was in Brisbane, £6 6a, in Too woomba, £4 18s. We regret to have to record the death by drowning, on the 16th ultimo, of George Dyne, ...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 9 February 1864
TASMANIA. We have Hobirt Town papers to'the 29th, and Launceston to the 27th ultimo. The H. T. Mercury, of the 29th, states that the revenue returns for the quarter ending December the 31st, 1863, ss compared with those for the correspondintr quarter of 1862, are not very encouraging. There is a fall ing off on both branches of the revenue, territorial and general. On the territorial revenue, the net decrease last quarter, as compared with the quarter ending Decem ber tbe 31st, 1662, was £2523 5s. 3d. And on the general revenue, the net decrease last quarter, as compared with' the quarter end ing December the 31st, 1862, was £6254 8s. 9d. Consequently, the total net decrease on the qnarter is £8777 14s., or at tbe rate of £35.110 16s. a year. In the Customs, spirits exhibit a decline on the quarter of £33 11s. 6d. only, and tobacco shows on increase of £.106 17s. But there is an increase of £6309 19s. lOil. on other goods to make up for the loss of £1175 19s. 9d. on goods under Viet...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 9 February 1864
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Adelaide telegrams to the 4th instant, are published in the & Jf. Herald' t latest files to hand. Sales of wheat have taken place at 5s. Millers ask £14 for Sour. Cornsacks, 22s. to 23s. Copper is down to £92. (28th ultimo.) At a meeting of the claimants of the Moonta Mine. £7000 was enbtoriboa so pro socnte the cuEhl J^PCflwiiogB * s*ro to DOQk— wind up tin Duryea Mining Company. A large order of wheat is reported to have arrived from Bombay. Flour is firm at former quotations. Wheat is in demand, and continues to sell at 5s. 6d. (29th ultimo.( . The Bishop of Auckland contemplates visiting Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide, relative to the claims of the Helamsian Mission ' Messrs. White and Goodhill sold by auc tion 12,000 bushels of wheat at 4s 3d to is 4Jd, deliverable at Kapunda or Freeling ten days from date of sale. The foot police continue on eight hours* duty. (30th ultimo.) A private letter eayB that 80,000 tons of flour wen shipped frota California ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The North Australian — 9 February 1864
NEW SOOTH WAXES. Onr files or the 8. M. Meraid am to the 5th instant ; from their columns we extract tin following Menu oT the V. S. Wales in-, telllgenoc: — % . — ?*?- ? ?—- ? ;*» In the Legislative Council yesterday (4th instant). Sir W. M. Manning presented a petition from one thousand and eight residents of Goulburn aminst the newsnaner tax. Mr. Deas Thomson presented a petition, signed by sixteen thousand six hundred and thirteen, of all classes, against the proposed tariff. In the Assembly, same day, Mr. Eagar moved the second reading of the Newspaper Postage Bill, which he described as a bill not for imposing a tax, bat as providing re muneration for work actually done. Mr. Garrett opposed the bill, and, referring to the deficiency in the Post Office re vsnne to meet the expenditure, con tended that such deficiency was caused, not by the carriage of newspapers, but by the English mail contract, and the great length of the postal lines, most of which1 were worked at a loss. Mr...