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Cable Walk. SzerAa.vrtoa.-Tlhe Committee are requested to meet at the usual place at hall-past seven o'clock to-morrow (Wednesday) evening, on financial and other business. Snluoro wiril IsrasT.-On Saturday, I 12th instant, Johln Mahoney was brought up at thie IIamilton Police Court, charged Iby Jallnes Mortimer, a bullock driver, willh hav ing fired a pistol at him, with intent to do himn revious bodily harm. Mir. 11. N. Poweii appeared for the prisoner who pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor deposed that he was driving in the direction of the Victoria Forest Saw-mills, when lie passed through a fence belonging to Mr. Glass, prisoner rode up exasperated and demanded-using rather strong expletives why Mortimer had not put I up the fence--and not receiving a satisfactory answer to the interrogatory took from Ins pocket a pistol and fired. Prisoner subse qulently sniuppled the pistol three times at witness and then rode away. Prisoner in answer to the bench said, the charge was filse, but that lie would reserve his defence. Tile presiding magistrates, Messrs. Lear month, Mackersey, McKellar and Pnckle, remanded the prisoner to the next P'ortland Circuit Court, 29th September. Ball admit ted, prisoner in £100, and two sureties in £100 each. 'Tus OIATOaIcar TaItaRsn.-We have received a nic.l little cloth bound volume with the above title by JoIln Padulore Hill, and puibli.hed by (. orge Ilubertson, Melbourne. Stle boiok snall ilt comlnlps is well selectedl, and cuntaine more genuine matter thin more pretentions, and bulky volumes. For some i limte tpast Mr. Hill/ ha.s been ~ engagil cletur ing the publio on elocution and trailing young Austrslia privately to emulate tile Grstans and Burkea the Pitts and Peels of other days. A teachel,r like Mr. Ilill is much required and his little book will be oubnd of great value to thiose schooulnsters through the colony who llconsider corrcet reading us *esential in a good English education.