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  2. MAITLAND MERCURY.

    WE are inclined to look more hopefully on the present position of affairs in New Zealand, than some of our contemporaries. The character of the Maories is evidently of a much higher and ...

    Article : 1,121 words
  3. NEW SOUTH WALES PARLIAMENT.

    Notice was given of questions to be put to the Secretary for Lands, by Mr. DEAS THOMSON, Mr. HOLDEN, and Mr. TOWNS. Mr. DOCKER gave notice that he had amendments to ...

    Article : 604 words
  4. ARRIVAL OF THE "BENARES"

    The P. & C. Company's steamer Benares, Captain Purchase, arrived at King George's Sound at seven p.m. on the 8th inst. Passengers for Sydney—Mr. and Mrs. Wentworth, three Misses Wentworth, Mr. Wentworth, jun., Mr. Hickey, and Major ...

    Article : 226 words
  5. GANADA.

    The proceedings which have been taken in the English Court at Queen's Bench in the case of Anderson, the fugitive alave, have caused some stir in Canada. The right of the Westminster Court to exercise jurisdiction over the Canada Court of ...

    Article : 57 words
  6. TROOPS AND WAR STORES FOR NEW ZEALAND.

    The African, of Shaw Saville's escort lines, sailed from Gravesend on the 31st January, for Auckland direct. She took a large quantity of powder and other military storesl as also five offincers, and a company of men of the commisarist and ...

    Article : 62 words
  7. MONEY MARKET AND COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENGE.

    The course of monetary affairs during the last mont has been peculiarly pernlexing. Up to the 14th February, all the symptoms were in favour of a return to easier terms; but to the surprise of all, the Bank of England directors, on the ...

    Article : 166 words
  8. AMERICA.

    All hope of amicable arrangement in America is at an end; chaos is spreading all over the country—State after State seceding from the Union, or proposing some impracticable compromise. The hour for a peaceful settlement has gone by. The ...

    Article : 231 words
  9. WOOL AND PRODUCE.

    Thee public wool sales commence on the 26th of Febuary, and some anxiety is felt as to the result of the opening sale. The wool already arrived is in excess of any previous season, and a fall of 2d. per lb. is anticipated to take place. The arrivals ...

    Article : 86 words
  10. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    The Legislative Assembly met at twenty-eight minutes past three o'clock. The Clerk having announced that the Speaker was still unable to attend from indisposition. Mr. COW[?]R moved that the Chairman of Committees take the chair for that ...

    Article : 1,473 words
  11. FOREIGN NEWS.

    The fall of Gaeta is the great news of Europe, Francis the Second surrendered on 18th February, embarked for Rome on the 14th, and arrived on the 16th. The garrison are detained as prisoners of war until Messina shall have surrendered. ...

    Article : 1,317 words
  12. ENGLISH SHIPPING.

    ARRIVALS.—Marquis of Argyle, from Sydney November 20; Vimlera, from Sydney November 22; Strathdon, from Melbourne November 14; Clutha, and Essex, from Melbourne November 18; Moravian, and Lincolnshire, from Melbourne ...

    Article : 90 words
  13. INDIA.

    The famine is great in the land. Horrible accounts reach as from the north-west provinces of human beings dying at the rate of 400 and 500 a-day, while the desolation is not even lightened to the vast expanse from Lucknow to Lahore, for ...

    Article : 126 words
  14. ADDITIONAL NEWS.

    The Empire of Monday also contains much of the above, received by it by telegram, and the following additional Items; THE GREAT POWERS. The Emperor's speech at the opening of the French Chamber ...

    Article : 186 words
  15. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    The Legislative Assembly met at twenty-five minutes past three o'clock. THE SPEAKER'S ILLNESS. The Clerk informed the house that, through continued ...

    Article : 3,046 words
  16. PARLIAMENTARY.

    When the address in reply to the Queen's speech was proposed, an amendment was moved to the effect that Ministers should bring in a Bill for the extension of Electoral Re[?]orm After some debate, the House of Commons divided, when the ...

    Article : 135 words
  17. MISCELLANEOUS.

    Sir Stuart Alexander Donaldson was a candidate for the representation of the City of Bath, in the House of Comm[?]an The rule [?]i issud for further inquiry into the mysterions murder of Mr. Kent's child at Road, had been discharged. The ...

    Article : 159 words
  18. YESTERDAY'S SYDNEY NEWS

    By rail yesterday afternoon, we received the Sydney paper of yesterday, Monday. They contain a quantity of important intelligence, brought by the mail steamer Benares, and forwarded on from Ade[?] ...

    Article : 111 words
  19. THE WALLIS' CREEK GRIEVANCE.

    A public meeting was held at the Royal Hotel, Wert Maitland, yesterday afternoon, of the proprietors and others interested in land at the various places liable to injury from the overflowing of Wallis' Creek and its tributaries, since the rail ...

    Article : 319 words
  20. ITALY.

    Garibaldi is understood to have really abandoned his project for direct action in Italy during the coming spring. At the date of our last advices, as our readers may remember, the Sardinian Government was reported to have used every effort to ...

    Article : 316 words
  21. THE REV MR CHAUCER'S CASE.

    The following petition to the Governor, prepared by the committee appointed at the public meeting at Morpeth (reported in our last), is now in course of sinature:- "To his Excellency the Right Honorable Sir John Young. ...

    Article : 421 words
  22. TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE.

    Thursday, 11 a.m.—The Victoria has arrived at the Heads from Taranaki, with General Pratt and Colonel Cary. She brings dates to 3rd April.—The enemy had retired to their homes. Governor Browne, the Native Secretary, and two ...

    Article : 392 words
  23. CLARENCE RIVER GOLD FIELDS.

    A new rush has broken out in this quarter, and it is believed, from appearances, that it will be a very remunerative field. I have been shown a sample of gold (about half an oz.) that was taken from the bottom of a prospecting hole, about two feet ...

    Article : 404 words
  24. FRANCE.

    Napoleon has made a speech, at the opening of the French Chambers, which caused general suspicion that the Empire is not peace. The utmost consternation has been occasioned in Paris by the arrest of M. Mires, the great French capitalist, who ...

    Article : 191 words
  25. BATHURST.

    Friday, 9 p.m.—The new Catholic Church was opened for Divine service yesterday. There were about 1200 persons pre sent, and upwards of £300 was collected. Archbishop Polding was unable to attend, owning to the bad weaher and roads.— ...

    Article : 140 words
  26. FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1861.

    The Council met at the usual hour. CATTLE DISEASE ACT. On the motion of the SECRETARY FOR LANDS, the Standing Orders of the House were suspended, in order to permit the ...

    Article : 645 words
  27. THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

    The general belief in America is that Mr. Lincoin is determined to act precisely like Mr. Buchanan. The government will not invade the s[?]eding States, or attempt to recapture any posts which have fallen into their hands, but it will defend ...

    Article : 113 words
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