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Cape And Natal News (Newspaper) - May 18, 1865, London, Middlesex THE CAPE AND NATAL NEWS of of tje PUBLISHED FORTNIGHTLY ON THE ARRIVAL OF THE In connection with the ENGLISH a Fortnightly Summary for the Outward Mails of the 9th and MAY fid Cape Mail Service 145 Government and Polities Insolvencies Western Province Eastern Province British Kaffraria Orange Free State 147 149 Leading Articles Retiring Pensions to Colonial Go Cape Railway Prospects The South Mortgage and In vestment Company 151 151 153 154 166 150 Commercial Shipping Intelligence LATEST IN From Algoa Natal 16 At Capetown 10 Algoa Bay Ratal The Roman arrived out on the 10th Hist of PASSENGERS Per Royal steamer For Ascension and Coulon and two and Bird For from Mauritius and Miss Robert Misses Telfair seven and From Natal and Keunedy and three and and Master Miss Foster and three From Algoa Bay and and and and two and Mrs six and two find Fitz and two and and Miss and Miss Miss and Tavlor and three From Table Bay Master Saxon and and L five and two and two Misses and van Misa Misses Fleck and and three and and and Sten Galene and Lieut and From per First Cabin and and Second Cabin PASSENGERS Per steamer to leave Pl mouth June For the and two and female Dr Miss For Algoa Bay Per for sailed from Gravesend May 170 and and THE CAPE MAIL The Union Companys royal mail steamer Saxon arrived al Plymouth on the evening of the 16th having left Table Bay on the 16th Helena on the and Ascension on the a died at sea on the 1st It will be remembered that the Saxon made her run out in twentyeight days fifteen hours from and she has now put the climax to her renown by making the home ward passage in thirty The Athens left Natal on the 26th March for the and her letters were delivered in London on the 8th The overland and Eastern mails for the brought thither by the Anglian from the consisted of and 25 registered It was understood the colony that Captain at present in command of the on his return from the proceed home by the to take command of one of the new vessels now in course of con struction for the Union Captain of the would succeed to the command of the having already received his appointment while chiel officer of the is appointed to be captain of the The Lady from 15 and Table March arrived at Plymouth on the morning of the with a mail from the The Diamond Companys new steamer Albany will leave London on the 26th and Falmouth on the for Algoa and touching at Madeira and St The Diamond Companys steamer which left Fal mouth on the 10th called at Helena on the 2uc and reached Table Bay on the proceeding oil for Algoa Bay the same GOVERNMENT AND was to commence its deliberations on the 27th A has been officially published authorising the Government to construct three lines of without the intervention of Notice aas been given by Solomon of a under certain stipulations respecting vested all Government grants in aid of Great dissatisfaction had been created by the intelligence that a for the annexation of British Kaffraria had passed the House of The Press of bhe colony has been exuberant in denunciations of the The Kaffirs and other native tribes have positively refused to occupy the land across the and the exhibit the greatest Threats of a war to exterminate the white man have been held and although no serious disturbance is anticipated by the it is admitted that the position of affairs is WESTERN Wicht has been returned by a large majority to represent Capetown in the House of in place of raised to the Van der Yen has been reelected for The deaths include the Joseph one of the members of the Legislative Council for the Western districts the van Minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Capetown j the Her Collector of John a former has consented to be put in nomination for the vacancy caused by Barrys No embarrassments or failures of any importance are reported from this portion of the EASTERN John Miller it had been succeed to the seat for Port vacated by without opposition but at the nomination Cawood was and found to have the majority on a show of A poll was which was to take place on the 18th In consequence of being unable to proceed to Aspeling has found it necessary to resign his seat for Dobson in all proba be and Franklin and of with and are named successors to A requisition has been presented and accepted Thomas to come forward as candidate for the Parliamentary representation of A similar requi sition has also been presented to of and another to the member for died suddenly on April Legislative Council will meet on the 18th having been prorogued to that It is supposed that immi colonial Kaffir and finance will be the leading topics of Three public Bills and two private Bills have been Notification has been made of Bills for the Victorian Point and four Durban Corporation The weather has continued very wet throughout the uplands and All the rivers have been and traffic greatly It is estimated that this years sugar crop will not be less than An attempt is being made to grow From some parts very favourable accounts are received concerning the cotton Much loss has generally been suffered from the ravages of the but some plantations have been quite THE ORANGE FREE Government have legalized a paper issue to the extent of redeemable only after the expiration of ten The Government notes are de clared a legal and the branch of the Standard Bank carrying on business in is ordered to cease its operations at end of the One consequence has been that the President could not get his own cheque
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