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2 NeilHamilton 3,044,828
3 noelwoodhouse 2,878,116
4 annmanley 2,234,545
5 John.F.Hall 2,108,254
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2991 waallss 6,020
2992 Kiarnna11 6,018
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2994 Imogen.Irvine 6,007
2995 mafie 6,006
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2 NeilHamilton 3,044,828
3 noelwoodhouse 2,878,116
4 annmanley 2,234,475
5 John.F.Hall 2,108,249
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2987 waallss 6,020
2988 Kiarnna11 6,018
2989 snappy 6,009
2990 Imogen.Irvine 6,007
2991 mafie 6,006
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ARMIDALE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. MONDAY, JAN 25. (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 2 2017-04-23 19:28 ARM1DALE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL.
Monday, Jan 25.
The Council met. soon after 8 p.m. Pre
Fitzgerald, and .Jackes. Towards the end
left the room
The minutes of the previous meeting hav
Town Clerk, ami confirmed,
The Mayor stated that he had been in
structed by the other members of the com
reply from Mr. Seeley, the manager, statins
the Council had not yet been able to con
want of necessary documents from the Go
Alderman Fitzgerald having made a re
Alderman Moore said be had mentioned, I
should be struck olf. Subsequently Alder
Alderman Jackes moved that the elec
desired to be present, and others were ab
Alderman Fitzgerald seconded the mo
Alderman Moore proposed, and Aider
man Jackes seconded, that the Council ad
The Counciladjourned at 25 miuutes past 8.
Church of England.—Yesterday we
President being absent, the Rev. S. Hunger
£222 only had been paid in for 186*3, of
which £210 bad been forwarded to the parent
stipend; and £2 bad been paid in working
expenses, leaving a balance of £10 in band.
This fell short of the requirements of 1803
by £00, in order that the usual stipend of
£200 might be paid to tbe clergyman of the
as assistant clergyman for the 9 months dur
Sunday schools- it also mentioned that
operation, during which £2864- I9s. 6'd. had
been received, not including offertory collec
tions, pew rents, or money for church build
ing, which if adued would make the total
amount about £500. Regret was also ex
pressed that it should have been necessary to [
Innes, as there was little prospect of obtain
ing a clergyman for Armidale until the ar
The see bad been formed, but as yet nothing
was beard of the Bishop being appointed.
During 1863 St. Paul's Church, at Walcba,
bad been neatly seated, and ail the windows
At Walcba a monthly service was conducted
by the Rev. Mr. Hungerfrnd; at Uralla the
nightly service was conducted, Mr. Board
Johnson's departure, there could he hut
three morning and two evening services dur
ing tbe month. The erection of tne church
at Saumarez would be commenced imme
Mutlow bad sold more than £100 worth of
Saumarez Ponds, and Walcha. In connec
tion with the first two, prizes of tbe value of
£6 lis 7d. had been recently distributed.
officers of tbe society that no member of tbe
Press was present, though one woul.i always ,
be welcome at such general meetings, as some !
account might then have been given of tbe
various subjects and questions touching tbe (
progress and working of the Church of Eng
missionary hymn, tbe meeting closed with
prayer.—[From tbe remark with respect to ;
tbe presence of a reporter, it might be inferred j
necessary to send a reporter to a church >
meeting of any denomination. At the same ;
time, we are always happy to make room for I
brief reports of such proceedings, if supplied ■
to us.] |
London Wool Report, Nov. 26.—The j
last sale of tbe year commenced on the 5th of 1
November, the arrivals to that date consisting i
of—Australian, 10,207 bales ; Port Phillip, ;
bales; Adelaide, 608 bales; New Zealand, I
14,953 bales ; Swan River, 970 bales ; Cape, i
28.265 bales; total, 60,657 bales; which, i
with about 6000 bales held over in first and I
second bands during tbe year, give us a j
stock for tbe hammer of about 6*9,000 bales.
of foreign buyers, biddings were animated
$d. to l£d. per lb.; the latter being paii
chiefly on stapled wools and middle Sydney
which ruled moderate at tbe Juiv-Augus
series. This advance was more than main
tained for a few davs, 2d and even 2id
being paid for wools ranging from Is. 7d. t<
Is. lOd. last July. It became evident fron
the large quantity catalogued daily of second
hand wools that stocks were larger than ex
pected, and that holders were anxious seller!
at the advance; this, coupled with tbe fear o.
a still further advance in the Bank rate
caused a quieter tone whicb, with a tbinnei
room, caused a declension in price of Id. tt
l£d , and tbe market is now steady and ani
firm to tbe close. It should be noted thai
prices have ruled very irregular, tbe sam<
description of wool—indeed, the same marks
selling at Id. to lSd. difference in the sam<
catalogue. From the clearance made b\
holders of ail old wools, it is generally be
lieved that stocks in our market will be com
pletely exhausted, and that the trade will hi
quite ready for the new clip to be offered ir
March. The general state of the wooller
trade is satisfactory, and manufacturers bav<
bad little trouble in selling their production!
produced quieter markets in the North, anc
dealers complain that their purchases are no!
moving off with much spirit.—• Home News.
S Electoral List.—W e beg to remind all
I persons entitled to and attaching any value
to the franchise that they should satisfy them
selves that their names have been taken by.
the collector for their section .of the district.
| If anyone wishes to inspect the listts, he can
! do so by applying to the collector whose duty
it is to receive his name, at. any reasonable
! time, without fee, prior to 14-th tebiuary ; of
| he can send bis name to the Clerk of Petty
' Sessions up to 28th February. W e are in
I formed that after the 14th February the
collective iist will be exhibited by the C.P.S.
up to 2S«h Feb. That interval will afford an
j excellent opportunity for ascertaining whether
any particular name has been omitted. We/
trust that those entitled to have-their names
on the roll will do their duty to themselves^
and the country in taking the very small'*"
certain that this has heen done. It is per
of persons to he growling and grumbling on
avoided by a collector, however anxious be
before tbe list is closed. People must posi
inserte.d in the list after the 28th of February.
.Some persons seems to be tbe under the im
that a mau can get his name added to the
roll. ; - ""
Addition to the Armidale Post
Office.—We have seen a letter from Mr.
Buchanan, M.P., dated' 19th inst., to Alder
man Moore, staling that the Government has
tbe accommodation of the post office at Armi
dale. We also observe, by the * Gazette,'
that tenders are being invjted for the work.—
Since tbe above was in type we have seen a
letter from Mr. II. Forster, M.P., dated 13th
lie bad just been informed by tbe Colonial
Treasurer that the Minister bad finally de
and also to have tbe ground fenced in.
Escort from Rocky.—On Wednesday
last 127 ozs. IS grs. of gold were for
warded by escort for Sydney. Owing to tbe
operations on tbe Rocky are almost at a
Anniversary Day.—The commemora
! tioii of tbe anniversary of tbe foundation of
the 2<?th instant at Armidale. All tbe stores
A New System of Curing Bacon.—A
Dew system of curing bacon has boob dis
Surgeon Morgan, oue of the surgeons of
tbe Adelaide Hospital. Tbe system con
salt and .saltpetre, into tbe carcase of'the
pig, through the medium of tbe heart, im
mediately after being slaughtered, aud
enters of this city, and of Limerick ; and if,
tbe greatest advantage to them, as the}' can
and at any season of the .year, and always
How to Avoid the Danger of Light
ning.—During thunder storms, persons in
far distant as .possible from the chimney J
and the most, exposed part of the walls
the middle of the room, if it is large, is tfl
safest locality- Sailors on the sea shoulc
keep as far froVn the masts as possible, and
shelter uuder trees Horizontal strokes of
lightning sometimes take place.'and several
persons have been struck while sitting iu
are silling in -mcb cases should be closed;
through an open window into an apart
ARMIDALE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL.
MONDAY, JAN 25.
THE Council met soon after 8 p.m. Pre-
Fitzgerald, and Jackes. Towards the end
left the room.
The minutes of the previous meeting hav-
Town Clerk, and confirmed,
The Mayor stated that he had been in-
structed by the other members of the com-
reply from Mr. Seeley, the manager, stating
the Council had not yet been able to con-
want of necessary documents from the Go-
Alderman Fitzgerald having made a re-
Alderman Moore said be had mentioned,
should be struck off. Subsequently Alder-
Alderman Jackes moved that the elec-
desired to be present, and others were ab-
Alderman Fitzgerald seconded the mo-
Alderman Moore proposed, and Alder-
man Jackes seconded, that the Council ad-
The Council adjourned at 25 minutes past 8.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND.—Yesterday we
President being absent, the Rev. S. Hunger-
£222 only had been paid in for 1863, of
which £210 had been forwarded to the parent
stipend; and £2 had been paid in working
expenses, leaving a balance of £10 in hand.
This fell short of the requirements of 1863
by £90, in order that the usual stipend of
£200 might be paid to the clergyman of the
as assistant clergyman for the 9 months dur-
Sunday schools. It also mentioned that
operation, during which £2864 19s. 6d. had
been received, not including offertory collec-
tions, pew rents, or money for church build-
ing, which if added would make the total
amount about £500. Regret was also ex-
pressed that it should have been necessary to
Innes, as there was little prospect of obtain-
ing a clergyman for Armidale until the ar-
The see had been formed, but as yet nothing
was heard of the Bishop being appointed.
During 1863 St. Paul's Church, at Walcha,
had been neatly seated, and ail the windows
At Walcha a monthly service was conducted
by the Rev. Mr. Hungerford; at Uralla the
commenced; and at Saumarez Ponds a fort-
nightly service was conducted, Mr. Board-
Johnson's departure, there could he but
three morning and two evening services dur-
ing the month. The erection of the church
at Saumarez would be commenced imme-
Mutlow had sold more than £100 worth of
Saumarez Ponds, and Walcha. In connec-
tion with the first two, prizes of the value of
£6 11s 7d. had been recently distributed.
officers of the society that no member of the
Press was present, though one would always
be welcome at such general meetings, as some
account might then have been given of the
various subjects and questions touching the
progress and working of the Church of Eng-
missionary hymn, the meeting closed with
prayer.—[From the remark with respect to
the presence of a reporter, it might be inferred
necessary to send a reporter to a church
meeting of any denomination. At the same
time, we are always happy to make room for
brief reports of such proceedings, if supplied
to us.]
LONDON WOOL REPORT, NOV. 26.—The
last sale of the year commenced on the 5th of
November, the arrivals to that date consisting
bales; Adelaide, 608 bales; New Zealand,
28,265 bales; total, 60,657 bales; which,
with about 8000 bales held over in first and
second hands during the year, give us a
stock for the hammer of about 69,000 bales.
of foreign buyers, biddings were animated,
½d. to 1½d. per lb.; the latter being paid
chiefly on stapled wools and middle Sydney,
which ruled moderate at the July-August
series. This advance was more than main-
tained for a few days, 2d. and even 2½d.
being paid for wools ranging from 1s. 7d. to
1s. 10d. last July. It became evident from
the large quantity catalogued daily of second-
hand wools that stocks were larger than ex-
pected, and that holders were anxious sellers
at the advance; this, coupled with the fear of
a still further advance in the Bank rate,
caused a quieter tone which, with a thinner
room, caused a declension in price of 1d. to
1½d., and the market is now steady and ani-
firm to the close. It should be noted that
prices have ruled very irregular, the same
description of wool—indeed, the same marks,
selling at 1d. to 1½d. difference in the same
catalogue. From the clearance made by
holders of all old wools, it is generally be-
lieved that stocks in our market will be com-
pletely exhausted, and that the trade will be
quite ready for the new clip to be offered in
March. The general state of the woollen
trade is satisfactory, and manufacturers have
had little trouble in selling their productions
produced quieter markets in the North, and
dealers complain that their purchases are not
moving off with much spirit.—'Home News.'
ELECTORAL LIST.—We beg to remind all
persons entitled to and attaching any value
to the franchise that they should satisfy them-
selves that their names have been taken by
the collector for their section of the district.
If anyone wishes to inspect the lists, he can
do so by applying to the collector whose duty
it is to receive his name, at any reasonable
time, without fee, prior to 14th February; or
he can send his name to the Clerk of Petty
Sessions up to 28th February. We are in-
formed that after the 14th February the
collective list will be exhibited by the C.P.S.
up to 28th Feb. That interval will afford an
excellent opportunity for ascertaining whether
any particular name has been omitted. We
trust that those entitled to have their names
on the roll will do their duty to themselves
and the country in taking the very small
certain that this has been done. It is per-
of persons to be growling and grumbling on
avoided by a collector, however anxious he
before the list is closed. People must posi-
inserted in the list after the 28th of February.
Some persons seems to be the under the im-
that a man can get his name added to the
roll.
ADDITION TO THE ARMIDALE POST
OFFICE.—We have seen a letter from Mr.
Buchanan, M.P., dated 19th inst., to Alder-
man Moore, stating that the Government has
tbe accommodation of the post office at Armi-
dale. We also observe, by the 'Gazette,'
that tenders are being invited for the work.—
Since the above was in type we have seen a
letter from Mr. R. Forster, M.P., dated 13th
he had just been informed by the Colonial
Treasurer that the Minister had finally de-
and also to have the ground fenced in.
ESCORT FROM ROCKY.—On Wednesday
last 127 ozs. 18 grs. of gold were for-
warded by escort for Sydney. Owing to the
operations on the Rocky are almost at a
ANNIVERSARY DAY.—The commemora-
tion of the anniversary of the foundation of
the 26th instant at Armidale. All the stores
A NEW SYSTEM OF CURING BACON.—A
new system of curing bacon has been dis-
Surgeon Morgan, one of the surgeons of
the Adelaide Hospital. The system con-
salt and saltpetre, into the carcase of the
pig, through the medium of the heart, im-
mediately after being slaughtered, and
curers of this city, and of Limerick; and if
the greatest advantage to them, as they can
and at any season of the year, and always
HOW TO AVOID THE DANGER OF LIGHT-
NING.—During thunder storms, persons in
far distant as possible from the chimney,
and the most exposed part of the wall—
the middle of the room, if it is large, is the
safest locality. Sailors on the sea should
keep as far from the masts as possible, and
shelter under trees. Horizontal strokes of
lightning sometimes take place, and several
persons have been struck while sitting in
are sitting in such cases should be closed;
through an open window into an apart-
THE NORTHERN GOLD FIELDS. THE ROCKY RIVER. (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 2 2017-04-23 18:36 THE NORTHERN GOLD FIELDS. !
THE ROCKY KIVER.
[FKOM OUIi SPECIAL COfUEbPoNilENT.! I
Since the introduction of the clause re
gold-fields, numbers bave availed them
homestead, and to the occupation of min
scale In calculating the comparative earn
and contrasting them with wanes earned at
mind that the miner pays u^gnt nor any
thing for his wood or Ivata^^ind many not
only grow all the v^J^^bles they require
but also have a surplus fur sai«. In addi
tion to the numbej£#»^cats owned by the
Winer*, many fslraiHes Have one or two
cows j and pigs,- fowls, «(/ese, &c., are tum
bled across onAH^jarte of the diggings.
Fruit trees are g^jwu jt© a large extent, but
as yet they are yoffSg, and the produce is
but small. Vine growing has been com
forward iu a few years to making their own
completely turning it over, placing" the
uppermost. With respect to these allot
goodly nu . ber have been surveyed but
pay for them. .Those that have been ap
receives 2 10s. for each allotment, tnen I
The beneficial rains of last week* have,
however, advanced their growth wonder
Some flight-heeled gentlemen climbed Mr.
Osborne's fence on Saturday night or Sun
day morning early, apparently with the in
rather too woody yet to suit their palate"!
next they honour the gardens with a noc
The township of Uralla is steadily im
is now being built for Mrs. M'Crossin, and
the same piece of land was a thick scrub
numbers as on this, then 1 have no hesita
is used by working men. Here tallow can
and I know parties of four men who, inde
average 5 lbs. per week for the vear through
Sunday last to a Chinaman, on Sydnev
Flat. From what X can learn, he was
from under him, causing him to come vio
and this, entering at the cap of the knee!
tendons, muscles, &c. Dr. Spasshatt at
tended on the sufferer. It is very ques
tionable if amputation will not be neces
late, had to wait. The fact coming to tbe
her to postpone tbe marriage on account of
tbe extreme youth of both parties, when the
THE NORTHERN GOLD FIELDS.
THE ROCKY RIVER.
[FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.]
SINCE the introduction of the clause re-
gold-fields, numbers have availed them-
homestead, and to the occupation of min-
scale. In calculating the comparative earn-
and contrasting them with wages earned at
mind that the miner pays no rent nor any-
thing for his wood or water, and many not
only grow all the vegetables they require
but also have a surplus for sale. In addi-
tion to the numbers of goats owned by the
miners, many families have one or two
cows; and pigs, fowls, geese, &c., are tum-
bled across on all parts of the diggings.
Fruit trees are grown to a large extent, but
as yet they are young, and the produce is
but small. Vine growing has been com-
forward in a few years to making their own
completely turning it over, placing the
uppermost. With respect to these allot-
goodly number have been surveyed but
pay for them. Those that have been ap-
receives £2 10s. for each allotment, then I
The beneficial rains of last week have,
however, advanced their growth wonder-
Some light-heeled gentlemen climbed Mr.
Osborne's fence on Saturday night or Sun-
day morning early, apparently with the in-
rather too woody yet to suit their palate.
next they honour the gardens with a noc-
The township of Uralla is steadily im-
is now being built for Mrs. McCrossin, and
the same piece of land was a thick scrub.
numbers as on this, then I have no hesita-
is used by working men. Here tallow can-
and I know parties of four men who, inde-
average 5 lbs. per week for the year through.
Sunday last to a Chinaman, on Sydney
Flat. From what I can learn, he was
from under him, causing him to come vio-
and this, entering at the cap of the knee,
tendons, muscles, &c. Dr. Spasshatt at-
tended on the sufferer. It is very ques-
tionable if amputation will not be neces-
late, had to wait. The fact coming to the
her to postpone the marriage on account of
the extreme youth of both parties, when the
PROCEEDINGS IN OUR ASSEMBLY To the Editors of the 'Armidale Express.' (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 2 2017-04-23 18:16 PROCEEDINGS IF OUR ASSEMRI77
To the Editors of the * Armidale Express.'
j Gkntlemen—Since the formation of the
1 read the proceedings in tbe House. In
J fact-, the whole time or nearly so has been
The personalities towards each otber have
political warfare; but in otber words it is
wasting the public time arid sacrificing the
the long debate on the affair of those emi
nent artistes Mr. and Mrs. Chas. K. ao
is nothing new. There seem? to be an
antagonism existing among our representa
is opened, and Parliamentary usage is en
lias a hard matter to keep the belligerents
If the preseut Opposition wish to maintain
ground it is not by such conduct they cau
do so, though it must be observed that the i
Ministerialists have among them one or two!
is t<> be hoped that debates on matters of
become a by-word among all men who re
January 22ud.
PROCEEDINGS IN OUR ASSEMBLY.
To the Editors of the 'Armidale Express.'
GENTLEMEN—Since the formation of the
read the proceedings in the House. In
fact, the whole time or nearly so has been
The personalities towards each other have
political warfare; but in other words it is
wasting the public time and sacrificing the
would be "ins," or some are seeking popu-
the long debate on the affair of those emi-
nent artistes Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kean
is nothing new. There seems to be an
antagonism existing among our representa-
is opened, and Parliamentary usage is en-
has a hard matter to keep the belligerents
If the present Opposition wish to maintain
ground it is not by such conduct they can
do so, though it must be observed that the
Ministerialists have among them one or two
is to be hoped that debates on matters of
become a by-word among all men who re-
January 22nd.
"VERITAS" AND THE MINISTRY. To the Editors of the 'Armidale Express.' (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 2 2017-04-23 17:26 VERITAS" AND THE MINISTRY.
To the Editors of the 4 Arraidale Express.' !
! Gentlemen—I rather fancy the electors of
; New England, when called upon to exercise
! their privilege of electing a new member,
I will require something more than the asser
tion of your correspondent" Veritas" before
voters, hut the day is gone by when such
j It is pretty evident, from the toDe of
j Veritas's letter, that he is one of the
i <- Cowper pets," and, for aught 1 know, may
be one of those habd woekikg individuals
I a " road overseer," or an " inspector" of
of *' breakers ahead," cries out to the gods,
about the deficit. says that on the 1st
of the new year, by reason of the large pay
! still be this £500,000 to be paid off.
I Veritas complains at being taxed, but have
I we not t.» thank his friends for this? Have
of paid servants who have sucked thecoun
place where au election is taking place like
a hawk over a dead carcass. Oue road
anxious about.the state of our roads during
election times, but I hafre not heard that
he has paid us a visit siuce the Rocky River
of Veritas any furthei, but will close by
defying bim to mention the name of any
| present Ministry have dismissed, and placed
! a stranger in his place.
—I am, gentlemen.
"VERITAS" AND THE MINISTRY.
To the Editors of the 'Armidale Express.'
GENTLEMEN—I rather fancy the electors of
New England, when called upon to exercise
their privilege of electing a new member,
will require something more than the asser-
tion of your correspondent "Veritas" before
voters, but the day is gone by when such
It is pretty evident, from the tone of
Veritas's letter, that he is one of the
"Cowper pets," and, for aught I know, may
be one of those HARD WORKING individuals
of "breakers ahead," cries out to the gods,
about the deficit. He says that on the 1st
of the new year, by reason of the large pay-
still be this £500,000 to be paid off.
Veritas complains at being taxed, but have
we not to thank his friends for this? Have
of paid servants who have sucked the coun-
place where an election is taking place like
a hawk over a dead carcass. One road
anxious about the state of our roads during
election times, but I have not heard that
he has paid us a visit since the Rocky River
of Veritas any further, but will close by
defying him to mention the name of any
present Ministry have dismissed, and placed
a stranger in his place.—I am, gentlemen,
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. MR. BAGOT'S LETTER. To the Editors of the 'Armidale Express.' (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 2 2017-04-23 17:17 To the Editors of the * Armidale Express.'
Gentlemen—Mr. Walter Bagot writes a
long letrer about flour in your issue of the
which, if correct, would be of use to tbe
millers of New England ; and even to tbat
to a miller irum tbe Land o' Cakes, but he
would get damp while tbe ootside was a cak
ing, and become as sow as stale butter
should ken tbat although floor Las nae bluid
it bas a body tbat can be affected by atmos
pheric influences as weel 38 his ain. Tell
him, man, to try the experiment on bimsel,
and when he means to take a lan>r ride let
him first put «n bis Inverness cape and soak
himself a wee in a creek afore be mounts bis
! in at tbe end of his journey ' I'd lay a groat
| to a guinea that be'd sen' for a doctor in nae
time. Na. na, man ; the cauld water system
is nae goid for floor!"
1 failed to convince the miller, but apropos
New England, but tbe cure lies mainly with
tbe millers. They should not buy indifferent
wheat. Tbere is plenty of splendid wheat
take it, let it be got id or bad, or get nothing.
The farmer does net take proper care of his
crop; knotting it is to go for debt, and not
for cash, bis study is to make it weigh well.
Nevertheless, I maintain tbat tbere is as
New England of tbe best quality, yet for all
that Mr. Entwistle, the b;ik«r on tbe Rocky
River gold fields, prefers the best New Eng
land flour, and purchases bis flour at tbe
it than be could purchase Adelaide flour for.
Surely this fact is proof enough of the excel
district only fair play, and the latter will en
tirely distance and cast in tbe shade any place
that urows in Merry Old England.
gentlemen, yours trulj',
SACKIT
New England, 27th Jan., 186*4.
To the Editors of the 'Armidale Express.'
GENTLEMEN—Mr. Walter Bagot writes a
long letter about flour in your issue of the
which, if correct, would be of use to the
millers of New England; and even to that
to a miller from the Land o' Cakes, but he
would get damp while the ootside was a cak-
ing, and become as soor as stale butter-
should ken that although floor has nae bluid
it has a body that can be affected by atmos-
pheric influences as weel as his ain. Tell
him, man, to try the experiment on himsel,
and when he means to take a lang ride let
him first put on his Inverness cape and soak
himself a wee in a creek afore he mounts his
in at the end of his journey! I'd lay a groat
to a guinea that he'd sen' for a doctor in nae
time. Na, na, man; the cauld water system
is nae guid for floor!"
I failed to convince the miller, but apropos
New England, but the cure lies mainly with
the millers. They should not buy indifferent
wheat. There is plenty of splendid wheat
take it, let it be good or bad, or get nothing.
The farmer does not take proper care of his
crop; knowing it is to go for debt, and not
for cash, his study is to make it weigh well.
Nevertheless, I maintain that there is as
New England of the best quality, yet for all
that Mr. Entwistle, the baker on the Rocky
River gold fields, prefers the best New Eng-
land flour, and purchases his flour at the
it than he could purchase Adelaide flour for.
Surely this fact is proof enough of the excel-
district only fair play, and the latter will en-
tirely distance and cast in the shade any place
gentlemen, yours truly,
SACKIT.
New England, 27th Jan., 1864.
THE PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20. No quorum. THURSDAY, JAN. 21. (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 2 2017-04-23 17:03 [Abridged from the »S. M. Herald.'!
Wednesday, Jan. 20.
THtrbebAY, Jan. 21.
Mr- Kemp presented a petition against
the Villi now before the Legislature in re
ftr«'uce to Church and School lands.
Other business was only formal
The House adjourned till Wednesday fol
Tcesday, Jajt. 19.
Petitions were presented—by Mr. Samuel
1r»'in 2500 consumers of boots and shoi-9,
against the proposed package-duty on lea
ther ; and by 'Mr. Cunneen, in favour of the
The House then went int-o committee of
34. per lb , and stated that he auticipated
t» realise from this duty, and from the duty
on malt, a revenue of £3100 The pro
posal wa« carried by 25 to 5; and that of
Mr. Eagar stated that it was the inten
tion of the Government to abandon tbe pro
unmanufactured, but that they would ad
shillings per lb. on cigars, the annual con
lbs. After some discussion two amend
n^'nts were proposed—one of 3s. 6d., ne
ne^ativ^d by 28 to II. The original mo
and chicory was, after ■ an unsuccessful
chit'icd <>v 32 to 9.
The. proposal of a duty of £10 upon car
rU^e^ wills four wheels, and .£5 upon
carriages with two vvht'cu;, was discussed at
some length. An amendment that the duty j
amended by the Colonial Treasurer, to in
clude portions of carriages whicb do n.«t
After much opposition, the item of Is.
package, on furniture and musical instru
equivalent to a duty of ten per cent, ad
Wednesday, Jan. 20.
on pastoral runs, being laid before Parlia
of the 5th clause of the Crown Lands Alien
every case to which that clause was ap
against the proposed postage on news
Eagar proposed a package duty of six shil
valorem duty of ten per cent, upon the
article imported. In a lengthy debate tie
aatnuel moved an amendment that the
duty be one farthing. Intermediate amend
meats were also moved to fix the duty at
amendment (Mr. Samuels) was nega
tived by 27 to 16; the second, 4s, by 31
to 11and the third, 5s., by 32 to 10.
The ongmal proposal of 6s. was carried by
- Mr1®a*ar Proposed a package duty of
f Pe.rIcubic fo°t «Pon saddierv
Sim to aAd"ty of ten per cent
up u the article. An amendment in fa
to IS0"* motion was carried by 23
Thuesdas, Jan. 21.
Mr. ffolroyd said, in answer to Mr. i
Hangar, that the Government had no in- !
tention of removing the Pitt-street tram- j
The resolution for imposing duties on I
boots and shoes and on saddlery and har- 1
uess was re-discussed at very great length, j
but was read a second time by 21 to 16. !
Un a motion for the adoption of the report, j
saddlery and harness, were respectively ne
gatived by 18 to 16 and 20 to 16, tbe
origmal resolution being carried by 20
Rm prfP<£ ,the f°n°wingstamp duties:
-—Bills of Exchange: Inland bill of ex
****>« PTOmissory note for the payment
to the bearer or to order at any time other
wise than op demand of any sum of money
not exceeding £25, 3d.: ditto ditto ditto
f.f? aPd exceeding £50, 6d ; ditto
ditto ditto £50 and not exceeding £100 '
£lOfinn(il,Wher th® Same sLaU exceed' j
£.1000, then for every £50, and also for I
anv fractional part of £50, 6d.; foreign
Snnfii' Wb e T f tbe colony of New
South WalesIf drawn singly or other
wise than m a set of three or more—the
amount and tenor; if drawn iu sets of
exceed £2o. Id.; and where it shall exceed
£2d and not exceed £50. 2d.; ditto ditto
£o0 and not exceed £160, 4d.; and where
oi r- 0 any fractional part of £50
Exemptions: Debentures issued by
Wales and Treasury bills.—Mr. Ea»ar
however, consented to an amendment ex
After withdrawing a compound resolu
tion, Mr. Eagar submitted the following re
"i hat on conveyances of any kind, upon
therun, for or in respect of the principal
or only deed instrument, or writing'
whereby such real estate or interest thereiu
may be conveyed to, or vested in the pur
chaser, or any person by his direction ;
Vben the purchase or consideration of
exceed £jo, and not exceed £50, 5s.;
above £50, and not above £75. 7s. 6d. •
exceediug £75, and not over £100 10* ■
'dny £10°' or ^tion'al part',
, ■ 1 bls Was carried by 26 to 9, after a
IcDj^thy discussion.
resolution " On conveyance and transfer
the Crown, including the stock thereon
where the purchase money exceeds £101
and does not exceed £200, £l- aiKj
for «very additional £100 or fractional pari
thereof, 10s. This proposal was debated
pa?i2.HOUS8 adj°Urned at a quarter
Friday, Jan. 22.
Mr. Samuel brought under tbe notice of
e House two cases of seizure made that
rn:^by,the °®cers of tfae Customs, under
authority of the resolutions recently
EnL V\e Housrthe one «f -ddi£
belonging to two stockmen, passengers iust
of fifty boxes of candles, imported from Mel
innn116 St-vPman^ merchant,
from* Tlity'fel1- within the
denied that be had given any express autho
rity for the seizure—Mr. Martin considered
discussion of tbe proposed stamp duty «»n
amendment that tbe duty be fixed at 5s. per
cent, instead of 10s., but it was rejected bv
f to j. A further amendment by Mr.
Learv that the duty be fixed at 7s. was ne»a
hy*28 m HIt0 T*C resolution Was
The proposal of a stamp duty on mortgages, ,
(she scale proposed showing an average duty
of 2s. 6<1. per cent.) was carried fay tbe cast
ing vole of the Chairman, the division being
id »ia.
Tbe next item in tbe schedule was a pro
aiii stations, and it was carried without
per «ent. upon bank notes, some discussion
' ar«st, and Mr. Burdekin moved tbat the
duty be reduced to£l per cent The amend
ment was rejected by 28 to 7, and the reso
lution was carried by 26 to 7
discussion, by 30 to 5
The last proposal of the Government, tbe
was moved pro forma; but Mr Eaaar. anti
ensue upon it, bad progress reported, with
Bill was read a second time, and tbe House
argued at some length tbat tbe bill was an
infringement of tbe Gold-Fields Regulation
Act, and therefore an encroachment upon tbe
rights of tbe public, tbe land containing gold
as well as sih'er—Mr. Wilson denied this,
and showed that tbe company deserved great
silver from mundic quartz, and that not un
der tbe most favourable circumstances.—Pro
[Abridged from the 'S. M. Herald.']
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20.
THURSDAY, JAN. 21.
Mr. Kemp presented a petition against
the bill now before the Legislature in re-
ference to Church and School lands.
Other business was only formal.
The House adjourned till Wednesday fol-
TUESDAY, JAN. 19.
PETITIONS were presented—by Mr. Samuel
from 2500 consumers of boots and shoes,
against the proposed package-duty on lea-
The House then went into committee of
Ways and Means far the further considera-
3d. per lb., and stated that he anticipated
to realise from this duty, and from the duty
on malt, a revenue of £3100. The pro-
posal was carried by 25 to 5; and that of
Mr. Eagar stated that it was the inten-
tion of the Government to abandon the pro-
unmanufactured, but that they would ad-
shillings per lb. on cigars, the annual con-
lbs. After some discussion two amend-
ments were proposed—one of 3s. 6d., ne-
negatived by 28 to 11. The original mo-
and chicory was, after an unsuccessful
carried by 32 to 9.
The proposal of a duty of £10 upon car-
riages with four wheels, and £5 upon
carriages with two wheels, was discussed at
some length. An amendment that the duty
amended by the Colonial Treasurer, to in-
clude portions of carriages which do not
After much opposition, the item of 1s.
package, on furniture and musical instru-
equivalent to a duty of ten per cent. ad
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20.
on pastoral runs, being laid before Parlia-
of the 5th clause of the Crown Lands Alien-
every case to which that clause was ap-
against the proposed postage on news-
Eagar proposed a package duty of six shil-
valorem duty of ten per cent. upon the
article imported. In a lengthy debate the
Samuel moved an amendment that the
duty be one farthing. Intermediate amend-
ments were also moved to fix the duty at
amendment (Mr. Samuel's) was nega-
tived by 27 to 16; the second, 4s., by 31
to 11; and the third, 5s., by 32 to 10.
The original proposal of 6s. was carried by
21 to 20.
Mr. Eagar proposed a package duty of
six shillings per cubic foot upon saddlery
to be equivalent to a duty of ten per cent
upon the article. An amendment in fa-
the original motion was carried by 23
to 18.
THURSDAY, JAN. 21.
Mr. Holroyd said, in answer to Mr.
Dangar, that the Government had no in-
way.
The resolution for imposing duties on
ness was re-discussed at very great length,
On a motion for the adoption of the report,
saddlery and harness, were respectively ne-
gatived by 18 to 16 and 20 to 16, the
original resolution being carried by 20
to 16.
Eagar proposed the following stamp duties:
—Bills of Exchange: Inland bill of ex-
change or promissory note for the payment
to the bearer or to order at any time other-
wise than on demand of any sum of money
not exceeding £25, 3d.;ditto ditto ditto
£25 and not exceeding £50, 6d; ditto
ditto ditto £50 and not exceeding £100,
1s.; and where the same shall exceed
£1000, then for every £50, and also for
any fractional part of £50, 6d.; foreign
in but payable out of the colony of New
South Wales:—If drawn singly or other-
wise than in a set of three or more—the
amount and tenor; if drawn in sets of
exceed £25, 1d.; and where it shall exceed
£25 and not exceed £50, 2d.; ditto ditto
£50 and not exceed £100, 4d.; and where
£50, and also any fractional part of £50,
2d. Exemptions: Debentures issued by
Wales and Treasury bills.—Mr. Eagar,
however, consented to an amendment ex-
After withdrawing a compound resolu-
tion, Mr. Eagar submitted the following re-
"That on conveyances of any kind, upon
therein, for or in respect of the principal,
or only deed instrument, or writing,
whereby such real estate or interest therein
may be conveyed to, or vested in the pur-
chaser, or any person by his direction:
When the purchase or consideration of
exceed £25, and not exceed £50, 5s.;
above £50, and not above £75, 7s. 6d.;
exceeding £75, and not over £100, 10s.;
over £100, for any £100, or fractional part,
10s." This was carried by 26 to 9, after a
lengthy discussion.
resolution:—"On conveyance and transfer
the Crown, including the stock thereon,
where the purchase money exceeds £100
and does not exceed £200, £1; and
for every additional £100 or fractional part
thereof, 10s." This proposal was debated
The House adjourned at a quarter
past 12.
FRIDAY, JAN. 22.
Mr. Samuel brought under the notice of
the House two cases of seizure made that
morning by the officers of the Customs, under
the authority of the resolutions recently
passed by the House—the one of saddles,
belonging to two stockmen, passengers just
arrived by the Clarence steamer; the other,
of fifty boxes of candles, imported from Mel-
bourne by Mr. Louis Stypman, merchant,
superior quality, fell within the exemption
in question were prepared tallow.—Mr. Eagar
denied that he had given any express autho-
rity for the seizure.—Mr. Martin considered
discussion of the proposed stamp duty on
amendment that the duty be fixed at 5s. per
cent. instead of 10s., but it was rejected by
25 to 7. A further amendment by Mr.
Leary that the duty be fixed at 7s. was nega-
tived by 24 to 6. The resolution was carried
by 28 to 10.
The proposal of a stamp duty on mortgages,
(the scale proposed showing an average duty
of 2s. 6d. per cent.) was carried by the cast-
ing vote of the Chairman, the division being
13 to 13.
The next item in the schedule was a pro-
and stations, and it was carried without
per cent. upon bank notes, some discussion
arose, and Mr. Burdekin moved that the
duty be reduced to £1 per cent. The amend-
ment was rejected by 28 to 7, and the reso-
lution was carried by 26 to 7.
discussion, by 30 to 5.
The last proposal of the Government, the
was moved pro forma; but Mr Eagar, anti-
ensue upon it, had progress reported, with
Bill was read a second time, and the House
argued at some length that the bill was an
infringement of the Gold-Fields Regulation
Act, and therefore an encroachment upon the
rights of the public, the land containing gold
as well as silver—Mr. Wilson denied this,
and showed that the company deserved great
silver from mundic quartz, and that not un-
der the most favourable circumstances.—Pro-
BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. Sydney, Thursday. (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 3 2017-04-23 03:38 killed by tbe wadding from the signal gun ;
trial, for attempting to drown bis wife in tbe
Gkeville & Bird.
killed by the wadding from the signal gun;
trial, for attempting to drown his wife in the
GREVILLE & BIRD.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. ARMIDALE POLICE COURT. SATURDAY, JAN 23. (Before the Police Magistrate and Mr. Perry. J.P.) (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 2 2017-04-23 03:33 Satueuay, Jab 23.
(Before the Police Magistrate and Mr. I
Perrv. J.P.) I
taken, Auguste Fendler was further re
Monday, Jan. 25.
{Before the Police Magistrate, the Superin
tendent of Police, and Mr. Greaves, J.P.j
One man charged with drunkenness, hav
George Burton surrendered by his at
charged with using indecent lauguage in a
publie place. Defendant pleaded guilty, and
as it was his first offence he was fined £1
James Hannigan was brought up iu cus
tody, charged with stealing £3 os. from
to the iun of Mr. J.unes Jones, in Armi
Wade, who had come in, with some ui-.ney,
bis pocket, and asked him what he was do
to be shown to bed, and prisoner asked tbe
Jones, fiuding only 25s on Wade, believed
he should have had more, and made en
tiub-equently prisoner called for liquor, aud
tendered a sovereign m payment. Mr.
street, who lent him a sovereign, two half
crowns, and a shilling. Mr. Jones, not be
ing satisfied, searched prisoner with the as
sistance of Mr. Berg, wheu £2 were found
iu, prisoner was given in custody, about 12
Wednesday, Jan. 27.
drunkenness, and was admonished and dis
Thursday, Jan. 28.
(Before tbe Police Magistrate.)
from tbe hired service of Mrs- Ann M'Kay.
The information was to the effect tbat pri
soner ergaged with complainant as a black
smith on the 7tb Nov. last, the agreement
being verbal, tbe wages £2 per week, and a
It appeared iurther in evidence tbat prisoner
bad drawn 10s. beyond what he was entitled
M'Kay a week's warning, and if he had
be went away. Complainant agreed to take
Smith back, and from this and- the fact that
lie had been in custody for some time the
as he bad overdrawn money he had rendered
himself liable, were the case pressed, to im
SATURDAY, JAN 23.
(Before the Police Magistrate and Mr.
Perry. J.P.)
taken, Auguste Fendler was further re-
MONDAY, JAN. 25.
(Before the Police Magistrate, the Superin-
tendent of Police, and Mr. Greaves, J.P.)
One man charged with drunkenness, hav-
George Burton surrendered by his at-
charged with using indecent language in a
public place. Defendant pleaded guilty, and
as it was his first offence he was fined £1.
James Hannigan was brought up in cus-
tody, charged with stealing £3 5s. from
to the inn of Mr. James Jones, in Armi-
Wade, who had come in, with some money,
his pocket, and asked him what he was do-
to be shown to bed, and prisoner asked the
Jones, finding only 25s on Wade, believed
he should have had more, and made en-
Subsequently prisoner called for liquor, and
tendered a sovereign in payment. Mr.
street, who lent him a sovereign, two half-
crowns, and a shilling. Mr. Jones, not be-
ing satisfied, searched prisoner with the as-
sistance of Mr. Berg, when £2 were found
in, prisoner was given in custody, about 12
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27.
drunkenness, and was admonished and dis-
THURSDAY, JAN. 28.
(Before the Police Magistrate.)
from the hired service of Mrs Ann McKay.
The information was to the effect that pri-
soner engaged with complainant as a black-
smith on the 7th Nov. last, the agreement
being verbal, the wages £2 per week, and a
It appeared further in evidence that prisoner
had drawn 10s. beyond what he was entitled
McKay a week's warning, and if he had
he went away. Complainant agreed to take
Smith back, and from this and the fact that
he had been in custody for some time the
as he had overdrawn money he had rendered
himself liable, were the case pressed, to im-
SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1864. (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 30 January 1864 page 2 2017-04-23 03:14 Arabic—-so called—a bill embodying this
the tariff so far, he will find a few insigni
of others having a juster claim to consi
hopes of having their principles recog
taxation of the Ministry seems to be con
like that, no amount of propping will long j
On the eve of the Assembly dying out, ;
from effluxion of time, it is a most inex
magnified in an unwarrantable 'manner,
a ad as to the sources of revenue they are
by their diminished supply, that the finan
of to-day by onr Rocky River correspond
ent is, we believe, bntone of many of simi
that is dne to it. It is also well known
not borne anything like an adequate pro
The * Herald* says, with reason, of Mr.
embody protectionist doctrines in onr
principles and comprehensive plans.** We
first to reap benefit from it; if direct tax
collected on the ad valorem principle
would be inexpedient to levy dutieB on
The * Herald' states that if the Ministry
opinion. The Conncil never had so good
wish of a very large majority of the peo
sinister purposes between the protection
ist and squatting members of the Assem
to the Conncil to interpose at so remark
Arabic—so called—a bill embodying this
the tariff so far, he will find a few insigni-
of others having a juster claim to consi-
hopes of having their principles recog-
taxation of the Ministry seems to be con-
like that, no amount of propping will long
On the eve of the Assembly dying out,
from effluxion of time, it is a most inex-
magnified in an unwarrantable manner,
and as to the sources of revenue they are
by their diminished supply, that the finan-
of to-day by our Rocky River correspond-
ent is, we believe, but one of many of simi-
that is due to it. It is also well known
not borne anything like an adequate pro-
The 'Herald' says, with reason, of Mr.
embody protectionist doctrines in our
principles and comprehensive plans." We
first to reap benefit from it; if direct tax-
collected on the ad valorem principle.
would be inexpedient to levy duties on
The 'Herald' states that if the Ministry
opinion. The Council never had so good
wish of a very large majority of the peo-
sinister purposes between the protection-
ist and squatting members of the Assem-
to the Conncil to interpose at so remark-
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. ARMIDALE POLICE COURT. Monday, Dec. 29. (Before the Police Magistrate.) (Article), The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954), Saturday 3 January 1874 page 4 2017-04-23 00:53 Monday, Dec. 29.
(Before the Police Magistrate.}
Tuesday, Dec. 30.
one the complainant only, as the defend
I was apparently owing to his not being
[ aware that the defendant had been sum
moned to attend that day, the Bench re
manded the hearing of the case till Fri
—Charge of furiously riding in Dumaresq
defendant to pay only the "cost of the
drive his horses with more caution. De
Murray, said he had directed the prosecu
had ho right to go, the defendant said to
slaughtering license. There being no ob
Matthew Butler applied for the exten
his application was granted on paying 8d. i
Thursday, Jan. 1.
A man brought up for drunkenness was!
cautioned and discharged. \
Friday Jan. 2.
Mr. Jackes and Mi-. Drew offered them
[ John Delany was brought up in custody
' deposed that he saw the prisoner about 9
conversation which he hkd with him at
j the time—the nature of which he stated
he had teason to believe tljat hAwas unfit
j to be at large, and therefore confined him
I in the lock-up. Dr. Sheldon Also gave
evidence that be had examined the pri
I gaol for a month, in order that Ihe might
| be under medical treatment. The Bench
MONDAY, DEC. 29.
(Before the Police Magistrate.)
TUESDAY, DEC. 30.
one the complainant only, as the defend-
was apparently owing to his not being
aware that the defendant had been sum-
moned to attend that day, the Bench re-
manded the hearing of the case till Fri-
—Charge of furiously riding in Dumaresq-
defendant to pay only the cost of the
drive his horses with more caution. De-
Murray, said he had directed the prosecu-
had no right to go, the defendant said to
slaughtering license. There being no ob-
Matthew Butler applied for the exten-
his application was granted on paying 8d.
THURSDAY, JAN. 1.
A man brought up for drunkenness was
cautioned and discharged.
FRIDAY, JAN. 2.
Mr. Jackes and Mr. Drew offered them
John Delany was brought up in custody
deposed that he saw the prisoner about 9
conversation which he had with him at
the time—the nature of which he stated—
he had reason to believe that he was unfit
to be at large, and therefore confined him
in the lock-up. Dr. Sheldon also gave
evidence that be had examined the pri-
gaol for a month, in order that he might
be under medical treatment. The Bench

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